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Stories from Monday, June 6, 2005

Officer injured Sunday (06/06/05)
SIKESTON -- An officer with the Sikeston Department of Public Safety was injured Sunday night as he responded to a large gathering at the corner of Ruth and Branum streets. At approximately 9:30 p.m. an officer responded to a disturbance call. Upon arriving he was pelted by bottles and bricks from a large gathering of about 80 people...
PBR event (06/06/05)
A professional bull rider rides during the Health Facilities Rehab Services Sikeston Jaycee Professional Bull Riding event. The money raised during the two-day event will be donated back to the community.
New Madrid County Sheriff's deputy receives medal (06/06/05)
NEW MADRID - What he learned as deputy for the New Madrid County Sheriff's Department was put to use as a member of the National Guard serving in Iraq. Now, what he learned in Iraq, said Mike Bixler, will be put to use back home. That ability to put his skills to work no matter where he is earned Bixler recognition by his boss, Sheriff Terry Stevens, and by the military which recently presented Bixler with a Meritorious Service Medal...
Second set for a couple of lifelong friends (06/06/05)
It's been more than forty years since Joe Childress and Lewis Conley were paired in a tennis tournament. Childress, 60, and Conley, 58, were teammates on the first Sikeston High School tennis team in 1963. They reunited on Sunday to take second place in the "B" doubles division at the Nunnelee Tournament...
Nunnelee draws top netters (06/06/05)
SIKESTON -- Great weather and fine tennis talent combined to make the 15th annual Ed Nunnelee Memorial Tennis Tournament a success. "I was very happy with the turnout," said first-year tournament director Chris Matthews. "The talent was as strong and deep as it's ever been and I think a lot of folks came away with a good experience. We look forward to having an as big or bigger draw next year."...
Carrie Dickerson (06/06/05)
SIKESTON - Carrie G. Dickerson, 84, died at 5:15 a.m. June 4, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Dec. 5, 1920, in Blandville, Ky., she was the daughter of the late George W. and Emily Tinnon Dickerson. A graduate of Sikeston High School, she also graduated from the Draughons Business College and was a seed analyst with the Dan McCoy Seed Company until retiring...
Ruth Hamlin (06/06/05)
DEXTER - Ruth Hamlin, 88, died June 5, 2005, at her home. Born Feb. 15, 1917, near Leora, daughter of the late Asa and Ada Kelley Clodfelter, she attended Zion Grade School and graduated in 1935 from Bloomfield High School. She was a member of the Dexter church of Christ...
Wayne McCain (06/06/05)
LILBOURN - Wayne McCain, 57, died June 5, 2005, at his home. Born July 23, 1947, in Baderville, he was the son of Vosie Riddell McCain of Lilbourn and the late Edgar McCain. A self-employed automobile mechanic, he owned and operated McCain's Auto Sales in Lilbourn...
Blanche Howard (06/06/05)
BLOOMFIELD - Blanche Howard, 92, died June 4, 2005, at her home. Born March 13, 1913, in Bloomfield, daughter of the late Harry and Isa Link Taylor, she was a lifelong resident of Stoddard County. She was a member of the First Baptist Church and Rebeckah Lodge in Bloomfield...
Looking Back 6/6 (06/06/05)
SIKESTON - New arrivals: Born to Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Sindle of Sikeston at local hospital June 2, a son. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Turner of Sikeston are parents of a son born June 2 at the local hospital. SIKESTON - Mrs. Sam Bowman was presented a corsage and a 50-year Eastern Star pin at the May 27 meeting of Chapter 137 of the Order of Eastern Star...
Your view: Support appreciated (06/06/05)
It is the end of another fabulous school year. I would like to take this opportunity to express sincere gratitude for all the support from the community and our parents. There have been many times throughout the school year when Lee Hunter had to reach out to the community and parents to help us with our activities we provide for our students. ...
Your view: Mission explained (06/06/05)
I had to respond to all the complaints I just read in your paper today (May 23). People are criticizing the Rescue Mission because their prices are "so high" or "too high." I have never shopped at the rescue mission. I don't know anything about them at all. However, I managed a non-profit resale store in Texas. People sometimes would complain about our prices. I had people tell me that since we received it free, we should give it away or sell it cheap...
Speakout 6/6 (06/06/05)
Governor Blunt has done a lot of cutting around the state of Missouri. He should start with his welfare office and cut a lot of overhead out of there. You could save a million dollars a year there because there are a lot of people in there who aren't even earning their salaries...