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Stories from Monday, July 11, 2005

Man fires into bar crowd (07/11/05)
BERNIE -- A Bernie man is in jail after he began shooting a handgun into a crowd Friday night. According to the Bernie Police Department, at 9:45 p.m. Friday officers were summoned to Paradise Lounge, 1110 W. Main St., concerning a man with a handgun. On arrival William T. Robinson, 45, of Bernie was arrested on the back parking lot of the lounge, and a .380 caliber handgun was found nearby...
Cowboy Church rounds up congregation (07/11/05)
SIKESTON - If you like to kick up your heels and praise the Lord, the Bootheel Cowboy Church may be just the place for you. With hundreds of cowboy and western-themed churches springing up around the nation and the world, the establishment of one here should come as no surprise...
Summer fun (07/11/05)
Jessica Brarricklow, 3, and Drew Axtell, 4, slide down a slide Sunday at the Sikeston Sports Complex. The sunshine has ended for several days due to Hurricane Dennis, which blew rain into the Midwest. The next break in the rain is expected to be this weekend...
One injured in shooting (07/11/05)
HAYTI HEIGHTS - Pemiscot County Sheriff's deputies are searching for a suspect in connection with a shooting which left a Pemiscot County man in serious condition. At approximately 5:30 a.m. Saturday the Pemiscot County Sheriff's office received a 911 call about a man shot several times from 120 First St...
Capahas dominate at NBC Mid-South Regional (07/11/05)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Plaza Tire Capahas readily acknowledged that the National Baseball Congress Mid-South Regional field was not nearly as strong as it normally is. But the Capahas weren't about to let that detract from their dominating run through the four-team, double-elimination tournament at Capaha Field. ...
Kitty League leaders widen gap (07/11/05)
UNION CITY -- Farmington and Union City widened their lead over the second-division clubs on Sunday as the Greyhounds got by Sikeston 5-1 and the Firebirds edged the Fulton Railroaders 3-2. It was the second 3-2 loss in two days for Fulton. Andy Mannes, Railroaders manager, said, "This has been frustrating because we are playing well now. We could have won five in a row instead of only twice."...
Bob Marshall (07/11/05)
MARION, Ill. - Robert William "Bob" Marshall, 53, died July 9, 2005, at his home. Born May 8, 1952, in Oakland, Calif., son of Charles Robert and Jean Porter Marshall of East Prairie, Mo., he was a graduate of the East Prairie High School and the University of Missouri-Columbia where he was a member of the Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity. An agriculture seed salesman, he was a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church of Marion and a coach for the Marion Youth Baseball Association...
Bill Poeppelmeyer (07/11/05)
BLOOMFIELD -- Charles William "Bill" Poeppelmeyer, 71, died July 9, 2005, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born Sept. 17, 1933, in East Prairie, he had spent most of his life in the Bloomfield community where he was a retired farmer and restaurant owner. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he was a member of the VFW, AMVETS, Stars and Stripes and the Trinity United Methodist Church in Bloomfield...
Deborah Hill (07/11/05)
EAST PRAIRIE - Deborah Ann Hill, 42, died at 1:30 p.m. July 8, 2005, as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Born Sept. 10, 1962, in California, daughter of the late Tedie Joe Hill and Judith Ann Smith Hill Irby, she lived most of her life in Mississippi County and was of the Protestant belief...
James Barron (07/11/05)
DEXTER - Jessie Barron, 52, died July 8, 2005, at his home. Born Nov. 28, 1952, at Sikeston, son of the late William Barry and Jessie May Fielder Barron, he was a former cab driver for Sikeston Cab and a veteran of the U.S. Army. Survivors include: three brothers, Larry Barron of Ste. Genevieve, Doyle Barron of Maryland and Charles W. Barron, address unknown; and by two sisters, Emma E. Parker of St. Louis and Lula May Barron, address unknown...
Opal Sanders (07/11/05)
EAST PRAIRIE - Opal L. Sanders, 65, died July 10, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Oct. 14, 1939, in Paris, Tenn., daughter of the late Clarence Arthur Marks and Cleeoria Flatt Marks Motley, she lived most of her life in Mississippi County and was of the Baptist belief...
Earl Wood (07/11/05)
BERNIE - Earl Clyde Wood, 87, died July 8, 2005, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Born Sept. 6, 1917, at Malden to the late Marcellous Christopher and Matilda Elizabeth Jones Wood, he was a farmer and a member of the Bethany General Baptist Church of rural Campbell...
Dennis Everett (07/11/05)
WYATT - Dennis Ray Everett, 41, died at 2:47 p.m. July 8, 2005, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau from injuries sustained in an automobile accident near East Prairie. Born Oct. 24, 1963, in St. Louis, son of Leroy Everett of Malden and the late Leta Mae White Scott Bailey, he was a truck driver and lived most of his life in Mississippi County...
Gladys Stewart (07/11/05)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers for services held today at the First Christian Church for Gladys Stewart, 94, who died July 7, 2005, were: Bob McCord, Tim Underwood, Jim Sanders, Phil Boyer, Clyde Hawes and Murray Sullivan. Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston was in charge of arrangements...
Dale Pixley (07/11/05)
DEXTER - Dale Pixley, 65, died July 11, 2005, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Vernell Jackson Jr. (07/11/05)
NEW MADRID -- Vernell Jackson Jr., 2, died July 8, 2005, at St. Louis Children's Hospital. Born June 15, 2003, in St. Louis, he was the son of Vernell and JoAnn Wilson Jackson Sr. of New Madrid. Services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Tuesday at Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid...
Harry Turner (07/11/05)
LILBOURN - Harry Turner, 80, died July 9, 2005, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with visitation tentatively scheduled for 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Ponder Funeral Home in Lilbourn where services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday.
Looking Back 7/11 (07/11/05)
SIKESTON - Wallace E. Waters, second lieutenant, 339th Field Artillery Battalion, has been awarded the Bronze Star Medal for meritorious service in combat from April 1, 1945, to May 10, 1945, in Italy. SIKESTON Mrs. A.E. Sullivan entertained with an afternoon party Sunday for her son, Eugene, whose first birth anniversary occurred on that day...
Your view: The Spark (07/11/05)
We are not born to share humiliation or evil fortune, and if a man is unfortunate, remember that his misfortune is his own fault. We abound in every kind of excuse for people with degenerate spirits. We ought not to let anyone make us miserable. If this affection of yours, or whatever you call it, is going to make you a miserable slave, is it not for your good? We ought not to spend our feelings on things beyond our Power. ...
Speakout 7/11 (07/11/05)
I called Speakout about a week ago to find out if anyone could tell me why the hummingbirds have left so early this year. I have about 15 feeders and no birds. I don't want to take my feeders down because they might come back. Can somebody let me know why the birds are gone? I am 82 years old and I miss my birds. Somebody let me know where they went please...