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Stories from Tuesday, September 6, 2005

Neighbor Day fun (09/06/05)
Young and old took part in the 37th Annual Neighbor Days in Benton over the weekend with many activities to entertain all. Above, kids participate in a potato sack race Saturday afternoon. Other activities included a quilt show, tractor pull contest, kids games, pageants and a parade...
One killed in accident (09/06/05)
DEXTER -- A Dexter man sustained fatal injuries after being ejected from his vehicle early Saturday in Stoddard County. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol at 2:17 a.m. on County Road 607, three miles south of Dexter, an accident occurred as southbound motorist Brent A. Robinson, 22, lost control of his vehicle in a curve, ran off the right side of the roadway, overturned and struck a tree. Robinson was ejected from his vehicle...
Cape guard unit is mobilized (09/06/05)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Missourians offered almost anything they could think of to assist refugees hard hit by the Gulf Coast hurricane on Monday, from offers of housing to Teddy bears and IV fluids delivered by 18 St. Louis paramedics. ''I am moved by the compassion of Missourians,'' said Gov. Matt Blunt...
Weekend racing (09/06/05)
Dalton Freed and Scottie Gretzmacher drive during Jr 1 Rookie Class hot laps at the SEMO Kart Raceway Saturday morning. The raceway held their Second annual Missouri State Karting Championship. Over 100 drivers from many states were vying for the $8,400 in prize money...
DeWitt named MVP of Columbus Catfish (09/06/05)
COLUMBUS, Ga. -- With one of the youngest and most inexperienced teams in the South Atlantic League, the Columbus Catfish, the Single-A Affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers, finished with a 57-79 record in the 2005 South Atlantic League season. While the team finished in eighth place out of eight teams in both halves of the season, the 2005 Catfish will be remembered in Columbus for several outstanding individual achievements as well as a season where increasing numbers of fans made their way to Golden Park.. ...
SHS softball takes sixth in ND tourney (09/06/05)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston girls softball team, with one win in four games, placed sixth in the eight-team Notre Dame Softballfest. The Lady Bulldogs split on Saturday, gaining their only win in a 7-3 decision over Delta before being edged 5-4 by Ste. Genevieve in their final tournament appearance...
Brent Robinson (09/06/05)
DEXTER - Brent Alan Robinson, 22, died Sept. 3, 2005. Born June 28, 1983, at Poplar Bluff to Alan and Jeanie Averett Robinson of Dexter, he was a senior at Southeast Missouri State University. A 2001 graduate of Bernie Senior High School, he was active in Future Farmers of America, Beta Club and basketball...
John Toombs (09/06/05)
SIKESTON -- John Charles Toombs, 26, died Sept. 6, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Myron Nelson (09/06/05)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Myron A. Nelson, 81, died Sept. 5, 2005, at Pemiscot County Memorial Health Systems in Hayti. Arrangements are incomplete at DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
Robert Glastetter (09/06/05)
CHAFFEE - Robert Michael Glastetter, 51, died at 3:30 p.m. Sept. 4, 2005, at the family home. Born Sept. 2, 1954, in New Hamburg to the late Al and Beatrice Evylin Mock Glastetter, he was a retired welder with the Wheeler Truck Trailer Equipment Co. in Morley. He served in the U.S. Army and was a member of the Chaffee VFW Post 3127...
Virdie May Shaver (09/06/05)
DEXTER - Virdie May Shaver, 92, died Sept. 2, 2005, at the Beverly Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Dexter. Born Sept. 1, 1913, at Savannah, Tenn., to the late Hiram Franklin McCanless and Lucinda Emerson McCanless, she was a member of the First General Baptist Church at Dexter and a licensed practical nursing working in government...
Jane Smith (09/06/05)
DEXTER - Hattie Jane Smith, 70, died Sept. 4, 2005, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born Feb. 16, 1935, at Poplar Bluff to the late Fielen Young Johnson and Virginia Medley Johnson, she was a member of the First Church of God in Dexter and was a former welder for Arvin-Meritor in Dexter...
William Adams (09/06/05)
LILBOURN -- William Fay Adams, 95, died Sept. 5, 2005, at Beverly Health Care in New Madrid. Born April 9, 1910, in Portageville, he was son of the late Alfred and Maggie Phillips Adams. On Sept. 28, 1932, in Portageville, he married Dora B. Bell who preceded him in death on June 23, 1996...
Gabby Jones (09/06/05)
DEXTER -- Ira Dale "Gabby" Jones, 59, died Sept. 4, 2005, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born Dec. 22, 1945, in Puxico, son of the late Ira and Verna Sue Neighbors Jones, he had spent many years in Washington and California, returning to Puxico in 1999. He was a member of the Apostolic Pentecostal Church in Puxico...
Mary Carter (09/06/05)
SPRINGFIELD - Mary Irene Sisk Carter, 77, died Sept. 4, 2005. Born May 5, 1928, in Dexter to the late William and Bertha Wader, she was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband, Glenn Carter. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the Gorman-Scharpf Funeral Home in Springfield where services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday...
John Livingston (09/06/05)
CHAFFEE -- John Marion Livingston, 71, of Chaffee died Sept. 3, 2005, at Chaffee Nursing Center. Born Sept. 22, 1933, in Swinton, son of the late Marion and Eldora Ellen Elledge Livingston, he was a retired truck driver employed by McDonald Concrete and a veteran of the U.S. Army...
Katherine Sheppard (09/06/05)
DEXTER - Pallbearers at services conducted Monday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Chapel in Dexter for Katherine Sheppard, 78, who died Sept. 1, 2005, were: James Terrance, Greg Norrid, Eric Norrid, Cary Crites, Bruce Jones and Michael Carlew.
Floyd Liley (09/06/05)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Floyd Liley, 93, died Sept. 6, 2005, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Looking Back 9/6 (09/06/05)
SIKESTON - William (Butch) Norman Walpole, who for many years engaged in the meat market business in Sikeston, died in Los Angeles, Calif., Aug. 15, according to a message received by Miss Ruth McCoy, last week from his daughter, Mrs. Vera Schmidt, also of Los Angeles...
Speakout 9/6 (09/06/05)
This is to "The cat's in the bag." Why don't you put your trash in a trash can with a tight lid on it then the cat won't be tearing your trash up. Scott County has one of the worst health departments that I have seen. This is in regards to the person who called in with the hair in the food. ...