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Stories from Tuesday, May 17, 2005

Seven injured in accident (05/17/05)
NEW MADRID - Medical helicopters and ambulances sped seven workers away from Cargill Inc. Monday afternoon after an accident at a construction site. The men were injured at approximately 2:30 p.m. while working on construction of a new grain storage bin at Cargill. A contractor from Cape Girardeau, Industrial Systems, was overseeing the work, Cargill-AgHorizon officials said...
Alternative fuel arrives in Southeat Missouri (05/17/05)
CHARLESTON -- Local motorists whose vehicles were compatible with E85 -- an ethanol-based fuel -- enjoyed lower fuel prices Monday at Petro-Card 24 in Charleston. The fuel sold for 85 cents per gallon from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday. The discounted fuel was offered in honor of MFA Oil opening its fourth E85 fueling facility -- and the first in Southeast Missouri...
Is your vehicle E85 compatible? (05/17/05)
Flexible Fuel Vehicles, or vehicles that are compatible with E85 fuel, being produced as of April 1, 2004 include: DAIMLER-CHRYSLER MY '05 3.3 L Dodge Caravan & Grand Caravan SE MY '04-'05 4.7 L Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 Series MY '03-'05 2.7 L Stratus & Sebring Sedan...
SHS slides past Fredericktown (05/17/05)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs stayed alive after getting a first round scare in the Class 3, District 1 Baseball Tournament at VFW Stadium on Monday afternoon. Top-seeded Sikeston held off a feisty eighth-seeded Fredericktown team 5-3. The Bulldogs will play fourth-seeded Kennett today at 2:30 p.m. The Indians squeaked by fifth-seeded New Madrid County Central 5-4...
Scott City rallies past Charleston in opening round of district (05/17/05)
SCOTT CITY -- Charleston lost a heartbreaker to Scott City in the opening round of the Class 2, District 2 baseball tournament on Monday. Charleston coach Chris Stanfield, who said going in that his team had been prone to giving up the big inning, had his worst fears realized...
Quail Unlimited sponsoring informational meeting (05/17/05)
SIKESTON -- The SEMO Quail Unlimited Chapter is sponsoring an informational meeting about Bobwhite quail and their habitat needs. The meeting is at 7 p.m. May 26 at the Elks Lodge in Sikeston. Admission is free and open to the public. Non-members are encouraged to attend. SEMO Q.U. represents upland game hunters of Southeast Missouri and works toward improving quail and upland game hunting in our area...
Lady Bulldog soccer team advances to district finals (05/17/05)
SIKESTON -- Fourth-seeded Sikeston marched into the final of the Class 1, District 1 soccer playoffs with a three-overtime, 1-0 upset win over No. 1 St. Vincent on Monday. Freshman Jennifer Millington netted a penalty kick from 12 yards out at the 106-minute mark to break a scoreless tie and send the Lady Bulldogs into their first-ever district title game...
NMCC wins SEMO Central Conference meet (05/17/05)
DEXTER - New Madrid County Central boys track team won the SEMO Central Conference recently. In the meet, they tallied a season-high 182 points. Notre Dame was second with 143, Dexter third with 84, Charleston was fourth with 72, Caruthersville was fifth with 30 and Kennett placed sixth with 18...
Fances Harris (05/17/05)
ORAN -- Frances E. Harris, 83, died at 12:20 a.m. May 16, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 19, 1921, in Donelson, Tenn., daughter of the late John Minor Anderson and Nellie Ann Smith, she was a retired home economics teacher, having taught at Matthews, Oran and Kelly schools. A graduate of Berry College in Berry, Ga., she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Oran...
Joyce Morrow (05/17/05)
SCOTT CITY - Joyce Bostick Morrow, 76, died May 16, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Born June 8, 1928, in Golden, Miss., to the late Jack Bostick and Georgia Bostick Runions, she had lived in the Charleston area where she was a member of the Charleston Country Club, the Molly French Garden Club and the United Methodist Church. ...
Rase Channell (05/17/05)
SIKESTON -- Rase L. Channell, 81, died May 16, 2005, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Nicole Stewart (05/17/05)
SIKESTON -- Nicole Stewart, 28, died May 17, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Ray Hatton (05/17/05)
ANNISTON -- Ray Hatton, 65, died at 9:01 p.m. May 16, 2005, at John Cochran VA Medical Center in St. Louis. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Theresa Ochap (05/17/05)
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Theresa Jean Ochap, 44, died May 15, 2005, in Dexter, Mo. Born July 31, 1960, in Dexter, daughter of the late William and Juanita Barnes Smith, she had lived in Chicago for several years and then moved to Fort Myers 20 years ago. She had been a waitress until she retired due to health problems...
Birth (Published 5/17) (05/17/05)
SIKESTON - Victoria Beth Dunn and Derek Scott Gordon are the parents of their first son born at 7:29 a.m. March 30, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Conner Lee Gordon weighed 9 pounds, 11 ounces and was 19.5 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Sherry Fox and Brian Dunn of Sikeston...
Looking Back 5/17 (05/17/05)
SIKESTON - Sikeston's Seventh War Loan drive, off to a bad start when the house-to-house canvass was almost rained out last Wednesday afternoon, is gaining momentum every day, Chairman J.O. Knupp reports. To date, a total of $190,000 in actual purchases has been reported. The city's goal is $270,000...
Suspect erred first by not obeying police (05/17/05)
Police receive a call about a gang-related shooting in an extremely rough neighborhood in Compton, Calif. The callers identify a white SUV as the vehicle from which the shots were fired. Police sight a white SUV, driven by a crack-smoking suspect. So they attempt to stop the suspect...
Speakout 5/17 (05/17/05)
I couldn't help but read the letter to the editor where you made some mistakes in the gentleman's letter - the printing of it. You know, he sounds like he really needs to get up off his lazy hind end and get himself a job instead of drawing a big check off the welfare. He needs to go back to school and be a lawyer...