[Nameplate] Mostly Cloudy ~ 72°F  
High: 86°F ~ Low: 67°F
Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014

Stories from Monday, August 15, 2005

As gas prices climb, thefts increase (08/15/05)
SIKESTON - Since gas prices have hit the $2-per-gallon mark, many motorists are cutting down the amount they spend on fuel by simply driving off and not paying for their fuel. "Once they go above $2 is when we start to see and notice a difference," said Scott Jenkins, co-owner of Fas Gas in Sikeston. At that point, the increase of gas prices and increase of drive-offs go hand in hand...
Ambulance crash claims the life of two (08/15/05)
KENNETT -- Two people were killed in an accident involving an ambulance Sunday morning. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, at 8:45 a.m. a Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center ambulance operated by Patrick White, 23, of Poplar Bluff was traveling on Highway 164 and Route NN, eight miles south of Kennett, and no emergency equipment was engaged on the ambulance. ...
Couple stranded on river rescued (08/15/05)
CARUTHERSVILLE - A couple stranded on the Mississippi River after their jet ski stalled was rescued today. Just after 12 a.m. today, the Pemiscot County Rescue Squad and conservation agent Ray Garton responded to Reynolds Park in Caruthersville. Officers were informed that two local residents were overdue from returning from jet skiing on the Mississippi River...
Redneck games (08/15/05)
Children participate in the potato golf contest Saturday at the Redneck Barbecue. Other children's activities included a cookie stack contest, potato sack race, three-legged race and egg race.
Kelso Klassic scores (08/15/05)
Winners bracket Radom Lee's Sports 9, Nokomis 1 Losers bracket Wolfpack 4, Springfield Parrots 3 SI Budweiser 4, Memphis Dawgs 2 Wolfpack 3, SI Budweiser 2 Wolfpack 9, Nokomis 4 Championship Radom Lee's Sports 2, Wolfpack 2, suspended by lightning...
Kelso Klassic concludes with weather-shortened game (08/15/05)
KELSO -- In the end, the rain did win. The Kelso Klassic men's fast-pitch softball tournament, which had been postponed from June due to rain, ended with a bolt of lightning Sunday in Kelso. The tournament, in its 21st year, has been affected by rain 17 of the last 18 times, including earlier this year...
Rodeo wraps up final night (08/15/05)
SIKESTON - Here are the results from the fourth and final day of the 53rd Annual Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo on Saturday. In bareback riding, Chad Mask took first with 78 points followed by Stetson Herrera with 76 points and William Pittman with 75 points...
Daniel Gregory (08/15/05)
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Daniel Gregory, 54, formerly of Sikeston, died Aug. 14, 2005, at Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Beulah Heuiser (08/15/05)
MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. - Mrs. Beulah Freeman Heuiser, 92, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Aug. 13, 2005, at Pine Lane Healthcare in Mountain Home. Born Aug. 4, 1913, neat Center Ridge, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Elizabeth Grayton Freeman...
Births (Published 8/15) (08/15/05)
MARBLE HILL - Kenneth and Jennifer Nunnery are the parents of their forth child, third daughter, born at 12:56 a.m. June 10, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Shianne Nichole Nunnery weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and was 19 inches long. Mrs. Nunnery, a homemaker, is the daughter of Chester and Dorothy Howard of Chaffee and Danny and Melody Williams of Grassy...
Looking Back 8/15 (08/15/05)
SIKESTON - Herb Walton, local Ford dealer, was elected commander of the Henry Meldrum Post of the American Legion at its meeting Tuesday night. He will succeed C.C. (Eddie) Mathis, first World War II veteran to serve as Legion head. BENTON - John Underwood, who for the past year has been director of the Scott County welfare office has been transferred to New Madrid County and has been replaced by Mrs. Catherine Gipson...
Your view: Hospice information (08/15/05)
I recently read a Speakout column regarding a person's concerns regarding hospice care and I want to inform the public of correct information regarding this very important issue. I have been a registered nurse for 25 years and been involved in hospice for 12 years. ...
Speakout 8/15 (08/15/05)
I have a concern about the graveyard over by Hardee's. I just had a loved one buried over there and I have noticed that they haven't cut there grass around the tombstone in a long time. There is grass even growing over some of them. I have noticed that some people have taken it upon themselves to cut the grass around there loved ones. ...