[Nameplate] Fair ~ 55°F  
High: 80°F ~ Low: 52°F
Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

Stories from Friday, June 24, 2005

Cooling off (06/24/05)
Emily Pinnell, 8, sprays her sister Erin, 4, while they jump on a trampoline. Area residents are trying to cool off with no break in the 90-plus temperatures in sight.
Water system work is finished (06/24/05)
CHARLESTON - The first phase for Mississippi County's rural water system is officially finished. County commissioners reviewed correspondence from William Green and Associates, the engineering firm for the project, regarding Phase 1 of the water district during the regular County Commission meeting Thursday...
Sikeston man named to state finance board (06/24/05)
JEFFERSON CITY - The interim appointment of Troy L. Wilson of Sikeston to the Missouri Development Finance Board was announced Thursday by Gov. Matt Blunt. Wilson is president and CEO of Montgomery Bancorporation Inc., and Montgomery Bank. He is also the chairman of the Missouri Bankers Association. ...
Six arrested after neighborhood dispute (06/24/05)
SIKESTON - A neighborhood dispute in the 200 block of Russell led to the arrest of six people around 9 p.m. Thursday. According to Department of Public Safety Director Drew Juden officers responded to a report of a disturbance involving approximately 20 people. Upon arrival officers observed several people arguing and found where several people were assaulted during the incident...
DPS director says lawlessness will be dealt with quickly (06/24/05)
SIKESTON - Lawlessness will not be tolerated in Sikeston and will be dealt with quickly, assured Sikeston Department of Public Safety Director Drew Juden. Juden, speaking to the members of the Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce Thursday, related a recent incident which brought every available DPS officer out to deal with an unruly crowd gathered at the corner of Ruth and Branum streets. ...
SEMO WGA tees it up at Sikeston C.C. (06/24/05)
SIKESTON -- The Southeast Missouri Women's Golf Association held its annual 18-hole tournament at the Sikeston Country Club on Tuesday. The Kennett Country Club swept the team events in both gross and net scores. The Kennett team of Jo Billings (75), Vicki Long (79), Paula Calhoun (82) and Billie Sue Woodward (85) posted a low gross score of 321 and the team of Long (67), Calhoun (67), Woodward (66) and Glenda Pellham (63) topped the field with a low net score of 263...
SAYB results 6/24 (06/24/05)
SAYB RESULT Sikeston Area Youth Baseball 9-Under Softball Champ. Flower Patch 17, Pullen Bros. 12 Multiple hits -- Flower Patch: Ricci Tidwell (5-5, 4 RBIs), Hannah Sauceda (4 -4), Elizabeth Blanton (4-4), Aleah Little (4-4, 4 RBIs), Lauren Beydler (3-4, 2 RBIs), Hayley Lambert (2-4), Kayla Fodge (2-4, 2 RBIs), Claudia Kuykendall (2...
Sikeston Junior Legion slips past Dunklin County (06/24/05)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston Ladies Auxiliary Junior Legion Post 114 slipped by Dunklin County for the 6-5 district victory in the first of two games at VFW Stadium on Thursday. With the game knotted at five in the bottom of the sixth, Post 114 scored the game-winning run to come out on top in a sloppy but hard-fought contest to move them to 16-7 on the season and 6-1 in district play...
Frances Dodge (06/24/05)
EAST PRAIRIE - Frances Brown Dodge, 78, died at 4:35 p.m. June 23, 2005, at the home of her sister, Sharon Schisler, in St. Louis. Visitation will be after 4 p.m. Saturday at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie where services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday. Rob Kespelher will officiate...
Gladys Shafer (06/24/05)
ST. LOUIS - Gladys Nadine Shafer, 77, formerly of Dexter, died June 21, 2005, in the Laclede Grove Nursing Center in Webster Groves. Born Oct. 20, 1927, in Malden, daughter of the late Orville and Ruth Shaffer Duley, she had been residing in St. Louis for the past few years...
Dorothy Johnson (06/24/05)
DELTA - Dorothy Johnson, 89, died June 23, 2005, at the Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee. Visitation will be at 5 p.m. Saturday at the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee, where services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday.
Bill Howard (06/24/05)
LOUISVILLE, Colo. - Willie Nadine "Bill" Howard, 90, formerly of Charleston, Mo., died at 8 p.m. June 22, 2005, in Louisville. Born Sept. 26, 1914, in the Gravel Ridge Community of Mississippi County, Mo., daughter of the late Rufus Edgar and Ollie Zimmer Barnhill, she was a graduate of Anniston High School and was educated at the former Cape State College (Southeast Missouri State University). ...
Births (Published 6/24) (06/24/05)
SIKESTON - Brad and Tracy Cookson are the parents of their second child, second daughter, born at 8:26 a.m. April 18, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Reese Caroline Cookson weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces and was 18 inches long. Tracy Cookson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Terry Lee of East Prairie, is employed by Division of Senior Services in Sikeston...
Looking Back 6/24 (06/24/05)
60 years ago June 24, 1945 SIKESTON - Miss Bettye Ruth Limbaugh entertained with a rehearsal party Wednesday night for the Putnam-Vandivort wedding party. CHARLESTON - A pumping station to drain the northeastern corner of Mississippi County will be constructed if voters in levee district No. 3 approve a $300,000 bond issue July 27. The voting will be at a special meeting of landowners in the levee district at 10 a.m. at the Wyatt Elementary School...
Speakout 6/24 (06/24/05)
As soon as the people here in town that are taking care of our money need to get those cameras paid for I wish they would take some of that money and start taking care of our streets. There are a lot of them that need working on. Understanding cemetery trouble. ...