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Stories from Friday, May 27, 2005

Two killed in accidents (05/27/05)
DEXTER -- An Essex woman was fatally injured in a two-vehicle accident Thursday in Stoddard County. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, at 3:20 p.m., six miles east of Dexter, an accident occurred as Virginia Black, 74, of Essex crossed US Highway 60 from Highway FF into the path of the eastbound vehicle on Highway 60 driven by Larry D. ...
Fatherhood First program introduced to SACC members (05/27/05)
SIKESTON - A program designed to teach men parenting skills also produces productive workers, according to its program manager. Keith Frye Jr. with Fatherhood First spoke to the Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce during the monthly luncheon Thursday about the 40-hour training program for fathers and potential fathers. The program serves men in the counties of Scott, New Madrid, Mississippi, Pemiscot and Dunklin...
Member study group formed (05/27/05)
SIKESTON - At the SEMO Electric Cooperative, 2004 was a good year in several ways, as announced by various speakers at Thursday night's annual meeting. And one of the things that helped make it so great was the formation of a member study group. Last year, many members requested a group be formed to ensure that nothing was being hidden from them. And the board of directors took this very seriously, according to Richard Faulkner, president of the board of directors."...
Hardee's robbery suspect charged (05/27/05)
SIKESTON -- A Caruthersville man has been charged with the robbery of Hardee's Wednesday night. Mancellous T. Hurt, 26, is charged with first degree robbery and is currently being held at DPS headquarters under $100,000 bond. According to Sikeston Department of Public Safety Director Drew Juden, the robbery at Hardee's was reported around 10 p.m. ...
County homeowners will see an increase in their property tax bill (05/27/05)
CHARLESTON - Homeowners in Mississippi County should brace themselves for an increase in their property tax bill. Assessment notices for county residents should have started arriving in mailboxes Monday, according to Mississippi County Assessor W.R. "Bill" Thompson...
Butt roast (05/27/05)
Daniel Barber, a Sikeston Jaycee, sprays boston butts early Friday morning for the annual Sikeston Jaycee Memorial Day Butt Roast. The boston butts can be picked up at the Sponsors Building today.
SHS tracksters ready for state meet (05/27/05)
JEFFERSON CITY - A season full of pain and sweat will come to an end this Friday and Saturday in Jefferson City for the Sikeston High School track and field performers who have qualified for the state tournament. Led by head coach Jerry Dement, these students are looking to stand above the rest of the crowd at the event...
Raiders nip 'Dogs in sectional (05/27/05)
SIKESTON -- For a moment, it looked like the Sikeston Bulldogs still had North County's number. Trailing 4-0 heading into the top of the seventh inning, Sikeston put together an unlikely rally to tie the game. But that's where the magic ended for the Bulldogs as North County's Wes Foshee came through with a walkoff single in the bottom of the seventh inning to win the game 5-4 in Thursday's Class 3 Sectional game at VFW Stadium...
Nina Gunter (05/27/05)
VANDUSER -- Nina Velma Gunter, 96, died at 4 a.m. May 26, 2005, at a family home in Vanduser. Born Dec. 8, 1908, in Diehlstadt, daughter of the late William Edwin and Daisey Dean Hendricks Graviett, she was a homemaker and had lived in Vanduser since 1972, coming from St. Charles. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Vanduser...
Virginia Black (05/27/05)
ESSEX - Virginia Black, 74, died May 26, 2005, of injuries received in an automobile accident, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born July 17, 1930, in Jerusalem, Ark., daughter of the late Harlan and Mary Rachel Adams Hillis, she was a homemaker and had lived all her life in Essex where she graduated as valedictorian from the Essex High School and was a member of the Harvest Assembly of God Church...
Lavina Wilkinson (05/27/05)
ORAN -- Lavina Wilkinson, 86, died at 9:50 p.m. May 25, 2005, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born March 22, 1919, in Kaiser, Ark., daughter of the late LeRoy and Lettie Wilkins Buell, she was a homemaker and member of the Morley Baptist Church...
Pauline Cook (05/27/05)
FLORENCE, Ky. - Pauline J. Thomas Cook, 91, died at 12: 55 p.m. May 20, 2005, at the Florence Park Care Center. Born Jan. 6, 1914, at Cairo, Ill., daughter of the late John and Ruby McGee Williams, she was a seamstress for a department store. She married Donald Cook who preceded her in death and Glen Thomas who also preceded her in death...
Benny Buchanan (05/27/05)
DEXTER - Pallbearers at services conducted Thursday at the Watkins and Sons Chapel in Dexter for Benny Buchanan, 69, who died May 19, 2005, were: Melvin Hoopingarner, Bill Sadusky, Alan Robinson, Robert Summers, Mark Stutts and Mike Kitrel.
Will Williams Jr. (05/27/05)
LILBOURN -- Will Henry Williams Jr., 106, died May 22, 2005, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Blytheville, Ark. Born Oct. 20, 1898, in Lake Carmen, Miss., he was a resident of Missouri for over 50 years and a member of Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church in Lilbourn...
Looking Back 5/27 (05/27/05)
SIKESTON - Miss Evelyn Esther Klein, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Murray Klein, 511 S. Kingshighway in Sikeston, was awarded an associate of arts degree at the 113th graduation at Stephens College for Women today in Columbia. NEW MADRID - Farmers countywide can expect an official visit soon from one of 20 New Madrid County men who began work May 24 as reporters for the Agricultural Stabilization Committee Office located in New Madrid. ...
Your view: Poppies help vets (05/27/05)
On behalf of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Posts 3174, Sikeston and 7183, New Madrid County I would like to thank the many members of our community who generously bought Buddy Poppies this past Saturday at Wal- Mart in Sikeston. Buddy Poppies is a national program of the VFW, yet all proceeds collected this past weekend stay in the local area to help needy veterans in our community...
Speakout 5/27 (05/27/05)
Who says we don't have any gentlemen here in the town of Sikeston. I was just coming out of the Dollar Store and there goes another one of my angels. A police officer stood by so kind, so gentle and held the door for me with a big smile and a hello. God bless him. Thank you so much...