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Stories from Monday, July 18, 2005

Two killed in weekend accidents (07/18/05)
CHARLESTON -- A Charleston resident sustained fatal injuries after his vehicle struck a house Saturday in Mississippi County. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol at 11:40 a.m. Saturday, five miles south of Charleston, Dustin L. Smoot, 20, of Charleston was traveling on Route UU at Route D when he failed to stop at the intersection. ...
Government Review Commision to meet in Cape (07/18/05)
Marc Powers SEMO News Service JEFFERSON CITY -- Southeast Missouri residents will have an opportunity to offer ideas on how state government can be improved when a panel pursuing an overhaul of state operations meets Friday in Cape Girardeau. Gov. Matt Blunt created the Missouri Government Review Commission by executive order in January to formulate recommendations for the first major restructuring of state government in 30 years...
Go, turtles, Go! (07/18/05)
Area youngsters cheer their turtles on during the New Hamburg Picnic turtle races Saturday evening. Approximately 50 turtles were entered in the competition with 12 turtles racing in a heat. The top three finishers of each heat went on to the final race with Seth Essner of Benton ultimately winning first place...
Bombers, Railroaders split Kitty League twinbill (07/18/05)
SIKESTON -- The Bootheel Bombers and Fulton Railroaders split a Kitty League doubleheader at V.F.W. Stadium on Sunday. The Bombers (10-13) held on to edge Fulton 5-4 in the nightcap after the Railroaders (4-17) had squeezed by the Bombers 2-1 in the opener...
Clodine Trail (07/18/05)
SIKESTON - Clodine Trail, 82, died at 8:35 p.m. July 16, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born March 29, 1923, in Wardell, daughter of the late John and Betty Lomax Mathis, she was raised by James and Violet Lomax. She was a charter member of the Mt. Calvary Baptist Church...
James L. Chadd (07/18/05)
ST. PETERS - James L. Chadd, 64, died July 16, 2005, at his residence in St. Peters. Born April 1, 1941, in New Madrid, son of the late Elmer R. and Camille Lands Chadd, he was an assembler with Ford Motor Co. for 30 years and a member of the UAW Local 325...
Bernadine Chartrau (07/18/05)
SIKESTON - Bernadine Chartrau, 77, died July 16, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born March 10, 1928, in Paducah, Ky., daughter of the late Chester and Matilda Pace Myers, she was a member of Tanner Street Church of God and the Red Hat Society of Sikeston...
J.J. Jenkins (07/18/05)
DEXTER - J.J. "Jimmy" Jenkins, 47, died July 15, 2005, in the emergency room of Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born April 5, 1958, in Dexter, son of the late Arthur Sonny and Mary Ann High Jenkins, he was the owner of Sonny's Place in Dexter and a member of the Dexter Eagles Club...
Dusty Smoot (07/18/05)
CHARLESTON - Dustin Lee "Dusty" Smoot, 20, died at 12:10 p.m. July 16, 2005, at the intersection of Highway UU and Highway D, five miles south of Charleston from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Born Dec. 28, 1984, at Sikeston, son of Richard Lee and Deborah Kay Smotherman Smoot of rural Charleston, he had lived in the rural Charleston area all of his life and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Charleston. ...
Frances McFadden (07/18/05)
CHARLESTON - Frances Marie McFadden, 82, died at 4:50 p.m. July 15, 2005, at the Delmar Gardens West in Chesterfield. Born Jan. 23, 1923, in Charleston, daughter of the late Clem and Lucy Bryant Council, she had lived most of her life in Charleston where she was a member of the First Baptist Church...
Janet Tisius (07/18/05)
EAST PRAIRIE - Janet Little Tisius, 43, formerly of St. Louis, died July 16, 2005, at her home. Born Sept. 13, 1961, at Wyatt, daughter of Leo and Doris Scott Little of East Prairie, she lived in East Prairie for the past three years after moving from St. Louis and was a member of the First General Baptist Church in East Prairie...
Births (Published 7/18) (07/18/05)
SIKESTON - Chad and Valerie Crow are the parents of their second child, first son, born at 12:44 p.m. May 16, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Carter David Crow arrived weighing 8 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 20 inches long. Mrs. Crow, an accountant at Missouri Delta Medical Center, is the daughter of Rodney Green of Bernie and Marilyn Whitehead of Bernie...
Looking Back 7/18 (07/18/05)
SIKESTON - Pvt. Robert L. Mitchell, formerly a Sikeston boy, has been enrolled in the Army Airforce Training Command's basic airplane and engine mechanic's course at Keesler Field, near Biloxi, Miss. SIKESTON - The Business and Professional Women's Club has endorsed the $1,200,000 plan to improve the city's water and sewage system in the upcoming special bond issue July 27...
Your View: Support your team (07/18/05)
What would have to happen? This used to be my most dreaded question to hear. It usually came from one of the Zimmers, one of the owners of the radio stations, where I work. It was usually followed with, "to increase revenue," "to see more clients" or "to get more listeners." If that question came up in a meeting, you better have an answer. ...
Speakout 7/18 (07/18/05)
There is a mail fraud going around right now, I'm sure it is nationwide. I just received something in the mail and not long ago I talked to the postal detective. I'm passing the information to him. It comes out of Canada. It has a Canadian postmark and it is LML Payment Systems. ...