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Stories from Monday, August 8, 2005

Saturday fire claims life of Dogwood man (08/08/05)
EAST PRAIRIE -- An early morning house fire claimed the life of a rural East Prairie resident Saturday. James Ray "Red" Phillips, 76, of the Dogwood community near East Prairie was pronounced dead at the scene about 6 a.m. by Mississippi County coroner Terry Parker...
Body of girl found in barn (08/08/05)
ACORN RIDGE -- The body of a 12-year-old girl was discovered in a Stoddard County barn Sunday. According to Stoddard County Sheriff Carl Hefner, at 10:04 a.m. Sunday the sheriff's department responded to the vicinity of County Road 267, north of Acorn Ridge, in reference to a missing juvenile...
Bankruptcy filing may becomemore difficult and costly (08/08/05)
SIKESTON - Once Oct. 17 rolls around, it's going to be more difficult, more expensive and more time consuming for debtors to file for bankruptcy. "They've (Congress) tightened it up a little bit, making it a little bit harder for people who have higher incomes to get a total discharge from all of their debts," said John David Moore, attorney at law with Moore Law Offices...
Rodeo parade (08/08/05)
Adults and children enjoy their ride on the Duckett Truck Center Saloon float in the Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo parade Saturday morning. Many people lined the streets to watch the parade which ended at the rodeo grounds.
Sikeston All-Stars ousted from WS (08/08/05)
RUSSELVILLE, Ark. -- The Sikeston All-Stars, the Midwest Plains Regional champion, was eliminated from the 10-year-old Cal Ripken World Series by Lynden, Wash., on Sunday. Lynden's Zach Vis tossed a one-hitter in shutting out Sikeston 3-0, the All-...
Gene Slayden (08/08/05)
CHARLESTON - Eugene "Gene" Slayden, 72, died at 8:30 a.m. Aug. 6, 2005, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Sept. 13, 1932, in Light, Ark., son of the late William Robert and Myrtle Elizabeth Crisel Slayden, he had lived most of his life working in the heavy equipment construction industry. ...
Glen Duckworth (08/08/05)
DEXTER - Glen Duckworth, 70, died Aug. 5, 2005, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born July 14, 1935, at Dexter, son of the late Earl "Tump" and Verna "Susie" Escue Duckworth, he was a supervisor for the Department of Corrections in the Probation and Parole office and a member of the First Baptist Church in Dexter. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force...
Margaret Ward (08/08/05)
EAST PRAIRIE - Margaret Ward, 88, died at 5:25 a.m. Aug. 6, 2005, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Born Jan. 31, 1917, in New Madrid County, daughter of the late Frank and Eddie Colston Loomis, she had lived in Mississippi County most of her life and was a member of the First General Baptist Church in East Prairie...
Juel Farmer (08/08/05)
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Juel Wilson Farmer, 83, formerly of Charleston, Mo., died at 10:30 a.m. Aug. 7, 2005, at the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis. Born Oct. 19, 1921, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., to the late Earl B. and Emma Nance Wilson, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Charleston where she served as pianist and organist for many years. ...
"Red" Phillips (08/08/05)
EAST PRAIRIE - James Ray "Red" Phillips, 76, died at 6 a.m. Aug. 6, 2005, at his residence in the Dogwood Community. Born April 23, 1929, in the Dogwood Community to the late Thomas Milas and Bernetta A. "Nettie" Johnson Phillips, he lived all his life in the Dogwood Community where he was a farmer and attended the Dogwood United Methodist Church...
John Van Dover (08/08/05)
DEXTER - Pallbearers at Saturday services at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Dexter, under the direction of Watkins and Sons Funeral Service of Dexter, for John R. Van Dover, 68, who died Aug. 4, 2005, were: Larry Van Gerpen, Gordon Orr, Josh Ayers, Neal Ayers, Don Aubuchon and Bill Fischer...
Mary Faulkner (08/08/05)
LAFORGE -- Mary Faulkner, 91, died Aug. 8, 2005, at her home in LaForge. Arrangements are incomplete at Richards Funeral Home Inc. in New Madrid.
Ellen Glass (08/08/05)
GERMANTOWN, Tenn. - Ellen Dean Love Glass, 67, formerly of Charleston, Mo., died at 9:35 p.m. Aug. 7, 2005, at her home. Born Feb. 5, 1938, in Cairo, Ill., daughter of the late Charles William and Marguerite Dean Love, she had lived in Charleston most of her life, where she was a member of the St. Henry Catholic Church. A farmer and landowner who had served on the Mississippi County Port Authority Board, she had attended the University of Mississippi...
Births (Published 8/8) (08/08/05)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - David and Angelica Torbet are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 9:01 a.m. June 28, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Kara Bresan Torbet weighed 5 pounds, 5 ounces and was 16.75 inches long. Mrs. Torbet is the daughter of Sandra Fanning of Davenport, Iowa...
Looking Back 8/8 (08/08/05)
SIKESTON - Surveys have been made and the customers have been signed up and now the money has been allocated for the construction of 170 additional miles of line by the Scott-New Madrid-Mississippi Cooperative Association, Southeast Missouri REA Agency...
Your view: Saying thanks (08/08/05)
NMCC Class of 2005 would like to thank the following businesses for their support and participation in Project Graduation 2005: Sikeston Wal Mart, Shirley Perry, Stan's Carpet, Mahan Gin Co., Dr. Pattaropong, Ralph Palmer, Davis Pharmacy, Martindale Chevrolet Pontiac Inc., Richards Funeral Home Inc. ...
Speakout 8/8 (08/08/05)
This is for Speakout. The lady has it right about the Medicaid cut, we all knew that Matt Blunt would mess the system up. Why is it so hard for him not to see the people that are gonna suffer from this? Would he allow his parents to do without their medicines? This is gonna cause all kinds of problems but I guess he got a lot of Republicans on his side. ...