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Stories from Tuesday, July 19, 2005

Sometimes you spell allergy relieve, S-H-O-T (07/19/05)
SIKESTON - Those suffering from allergies have relief available right here in Sikeston. Dr. George H. Livermore, surgeon and Ferguson Medical Group's ear, nose and throat specialist, has been practicing in Sikeston for almost two years but only decided to add an allergy program about a year ago due to the need for one...
Life-saver award goes to officer (07/19/05)
DEXTER -- A Dexter police officer was presented a medal for saving life with a non-lethal weapon at the city council meeting Monday evening. According to Dexter Police Department Chief Paul E. Haubold Jr., officer Tony G. Roberts was selected to receive the John H. Cover Life Saver Medal for using non-lethal force to safely conclude a dangerous, life-threatening situation...
Rain brought much relief for farmers (07/19/05)
SIKESTON -While dragging their umbrellas to work may have been an inconvenience for some, last week's rainfall was an answered prayer for local farmers, giving much needed moisture to their parched fields. "It was perfect - it couldn't have come any better if you would have ordered it," said Jerry Dambach of Benton, who farms in Scott and Stoddard counties...
Showcase showdown: Sikeston resident gets the price right (07/19/05)
SIKESTON -- It wasn't her "Bob Barker, show me the money" T-shirt that won Kathy Sturgess a spot on "The Price Is Right," she said. And it wasn't her pre-show interview, Sturgess said. In fact, the Sikeston resident said she didn't even get an interview...
James conquers M.A.R.S. (07/19/05)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Sikeston resident Billy James dominated the Stacker 2 M.A.R.S. Late Model Series 40-lap feature event Saturday night at Poplar Bluff Speedway picking up the checkered flag and the $3,000 check after leading all 40-laps of the feature event...
Bombers collapse late (07/19/05)
SIKESTON -- The Bootheel Bombers literally threw this ballgame away. The Bombers took a 2-1 lead into the top of the ninth inning, but a couple of errant throws and a wild pitch allowed three unearned runs to cross the plate in a 4-2 loss to the Fulton Railroaders at V.F.W. Stadium on Monday...
State champs! (07/19/05)
The Sikeston 10-year-old all-stars captured the state championship in Boonville on Monday with an 8-2 victory against Mineral Area. Sikeston led 4 -2 in the game when Lucas Houchin launched a grand slam in the fourth inning to extend the lead to 8-2. Tyler Anderson was the winning pitcher. Sikeston will now move to regional competition in Baxter, Minn., where they will play the Minnesota representative on Friday at 10 a.m...
Joe Mitchell (07/19/05)
EAST PRAIRIE - Joe E. Mitchell, 83, died at 7:05 p.m. July 18, 2005, in the Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Oct. 9, 1921, in Mississippi County, son of the late James and Robbie Jackson Mitchell, he lived all of his life in Mississippi County, where he was a retired farmer and of the Baptist belief...
Evelyn Rodgers (07/19/05)
SIKESTON -- Evelyn Georgia "Polly" Rodgers, 82, died July 15, 2005, at her home. Born May 26, 1923, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of the late Jacob and Virginia Kirby Laub, she had retired April 30, 1975, from International Shoe Company where she had been a line worker. She was also a member of the Community Baptist Church in Sikeston...
Clodine Trail (07/19/05)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services conducted today at Blanchard Funeral Chapel for Clodine Trail, 82, who died July 16, 2005, were Jerry Lathum, Troy Zilafro, Stephen Dixon, Tyler Dixon, Farrell Bewley and Harold Allred.
Milton Neal (07/19/05)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services conducted Monday at the Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston for Milton M. Neal, 93, who died July 15, 2005, were: Robert Tibbs, Kevin Neal, Gene Dowling, Henry Ford, Gene Abbott and Larry Nickell.
Looking Back 7-19 (07/19/05)
SIKESTON - A collection of German pipes is on display at the Herald office. These having been given to Pfc. Joe Schaffer, now home from the European Theatre of war, where he served 19 months. SIKESTON - The National League had a wild Saturday night when the Jaycees and Lewis Furniture went into action in the first game and Legion took A&B Oil Co. in the second. The Jaycees nipped Lewis 5-4 in an extra-inning contest, while Legion beat A&B 3-1...
Post-Dispatch fails Missouri taxpayers (07/19/05)
Leave it to our close friends at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch to defend taxpayers funding erectile dysfunction drugs for Medicaid recipients. I would assume an overwhelming majority of Missourians are getting tired of the spiraling cost of Medicaid. And so most taxpayers were pleased with the decision to removal Viagra and other erectile dysfunction drugs from the program. Not our liberal friends at the Post-Dispatch...
Speakout 7/19 (07/19/05)
I'm calling today to put in Speakout that here in America, freedom stands for freedom of religion, freedom of speech, freedom of civil rights and freedom has gone a long ways when you are over there fighting a war. I just want to say thanks to all the military guys and troops for doing a great job. ...