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Stories from Tuesday, August 9, 2005

Miner man is given jailtime (08/09/05)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - A Miner resident will spend more than six years in prison on a felony drug charge. Travis S. Boddie, 25, was sentenced to 78 months in prison on one felony count of possession of cocaine base with intent to distribute in U.S. District Court Monday. Upon release from prison, Boddie will be placed on supervised release for four years...
First day of practice (08/09/05)
A receiver for the Sikeston High School football team falls to his knees to make a catch Monday evening. Monday marked the first day Missouri high school fall sports teams could practice for the upcoming seasons.
Packing advice given to college students (08/09/05)
SIKESTON - After helping her oldest daughter move to college and to Washington, D.C. following graduation this May, Cheryl White of Matthews has learned quite a bit about living in small quarters. And now that her youngest daughter is preparing to move to the dorms in a couple of weeks, all that experience is coming in handy...
New scoreboard arrives (08/09/05)
SIKESTON - The grandstands haven't moved but rodeo fans at the 53rd Annual Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo will get a closer look at the action thanks to a new high-tech scoreboard. "It's going to add a lot to our rodeo," said Mike Conway, rodeo chairman for the Sikeston Jaycees. "Hopefully it will add a whole other level to the experience for our patrons as it allows for better viewing of the event."...
Kelso Klassic hopes to avoid rain on Friday (08/09/05)
KELSO - The rain-delayed 21st Annual Kelso Klassic will be contested August 12-14 at the Kelso City Park in Kelso. The abbreviated bracket includes nine teams from Missouri, Illinois and Tennessee. T-Town KC's of Teutopolis, Ill., appear to be the tournament favorites. Headed by pitchers Dennis Ruholl and Terry Mette, they are one of the higher rated teams in Illinois...
Practice begins (08/09/05)
The Sikeston Bulldogs football team began practice Monday in preparation for their first game Sept. 2. First photo: New assistant coach Andy McGill watches two linemen in a drill Monday evening. Second photo: Two prospective quarterbacks work on their drops as the Bulldogs look to find a replacement for the matriculated Bryce Wibbenmeyer. Third photo: Assistant coach Alan Scheeter gives instructions to receivers during a drill Monday evening...
Virginia Houchin (08/09/05)
SIKESTON - Virginia R. Houchin, 74, died Aug. 9, 2005, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Miranda Dowdy (08/09/05)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Miranda Dowdy, 12, died Aug. 7, 2005, at rural Bloomfield. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Criss Ward (08/09/05)
JEFFERSON CITY -- Criss Ward, 56, formerly of Dexter, died Aug. 8, 2005, in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Ellen Glass (08/09/05)
CHARLESTON - Pallbearers for the funeral mass scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday at St. Henry Catholic Church in Charleston for Ellen Dean Glass, 67, who died Aug. 7, 2005, are: Martin Stallings, Jeff Stallings, Dr. Jeffrey Patton, Joe Fuchs, Tom Graham and Eddie Marshall...
Rosanne Mansker (08/09/05)
SHINER, Texas -- Rosanne Mansker, 57, died at 4:46 p.m. Aug. 4, 2005, at Geary Community Hospital in Junction City, Kan. Born Dec. 30, 1947, in Cape Girardeau, Mo., daughter of Jewell Vaughn Williams of Sikeston, Mo., and the late George Williams, she had worked as a sewing machine operator at Oran (Mo.) Hat Factory and Thorngate Ltd. and retired as the owner of Rosanne's Cleaning Service Inc. in Fort Worth. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Oran...
Mary Faulkner (08/09/05)
NEW MADRID - Mary Mae Olhausen Faulkner, 91, died Aug. 8, 2005, at her home. Born Jan. 11, 1914, at Ridgely, Tenn., to the late Walter and Naomi Olhausen, she was a member of the New Madrid Baptist Church and a devoted wife, mother and Mimi. On July 29, 1939, in Portageville, she married Hugh Faulkner, who preceded her in death on Nov. 18, 1988...
Looking Back 8/9 (08/09/05)
SIKESTON - To our friends and customers, we wish to announce the purchase of Sutton's Grocery, which was formerly Dobson's Grocery located on South Kingshighway and Edmondson Street. --- SIKESTON - Threat of an infantile paralysis epidemic, which held Sikeston in fear last weekend has passed on, Dr. H.M. Kendig, Sikeston health physician, reports today...
Tale-telling lawyer failed clients, public (08/09/05)
Chances are you've never heard of Lawrence Teeter. He's a lawyer and God only knows there's enough of them to go around. But Teeter made his name as a conspiracy-theory lawyer, one who concocts bizarre stories on behalf of his client. Apparently the thinking is that the more outlandish the explanation, the greater chance someone will believe him...
Speakout 8/9 (08/09/05)
I always read the court report and I'm amazed at the drivers who do not have liability insurance. A $25 fine, that is cheap insurance. How do they buy a license or do I hit the right key when I said buy? They pay their little fine, get in their car and drive off...