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Stories from Monday, September 12, 2005

Farmers are uncertain about future of grain transportation (09/12/05)
SIKESTON -- Despite the Mississippi River reopening for traffic last week, farmers and officials with grain elevators remain uncertain about the future of grain transportation. "It's a mess," said Debra Seidel, director of communications for Bunge North America St. Louis corporate headquarters, which has plants in Caruthersville, Morehouse, Portageville and Poplar Bluff...
DPS works to resolve cemetery complaints (09/12/05)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston Department of Public Safety is looking into the possibility of proceeding with criminal charges to address complaints concerning the care and appearance of the Memorial Park and Garden of Memories cemeteries. During the past several weeks, numerous complaints about the cemeteries owned by Mike W. Graham and Associates were received by city officials, according to Drew Juden, DPS director...
Three in custody for theft (09/12/05)
CARUTHERSVILLE - An investigation into a suspicious vehicle led officers to the discovery of the theft of auto parts. About 2 a.m. Sunday, Pemiscot County deputies spotted a vehicle parked at the bottom of the levee behind Bob Churchill Motors Used Car on Highway 84 in Caruthersville. When deputies observed the driver climbing the levee, they stopped him at the intersection of Truman Boulevard and Highway 84...
Kelly places fifth in Incarnate tourney (09/12/05)
ST. LOUIS -- The Kelly Lady Hawks won two extra-inning games among their three wins at the Incarnate Word Tournament on Saturday. "We had an excellent tournament throughout with three wins and one loss," said Kelly coach Rhonda Ratledge, whose team placed fifth. "The girls played extremely well, especially those last two games, going extra innings."...
Lady 'Dogs go 1-3 in tourney (09/12/05)
ARNOLD -- The Sikeston girls softball team won one of four games in the Seckman Tournament on Saturday. "Overall, even though the record doesn't indicate it, the girls played much better this weekend," said Sikeston coach Tiffany King. "We started playing as a team, so I think participating in the tournament helped us."...
Ruby Rhoades (09/12/05)
DEXTER - Ruby Thelma Rhoades, 86, died Sept. 10, 2005, at Cypress Point Health Care at Dexter. Born March 29, 1919, in Conway County, Ark., she was the daughter of the late George W. and Julie M. Riley Frazier. She was a former custodian at Furguson, Florissant R-2 School District and a member of First Assembly of God Church in Dexter...
Margaret Garner (09/12/05)
DEXTER - Margaret Garner, 92, died Sept. 9, 2005, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born April 14, 1913, in Dexter, daughter of the late Fred and Christa Haynes Temples, she was a homemaker and member of the Dexter Church of Christ. On Feb. 9, 1941, in St. Louis, she married Milton Garner who preceded her in death on Aug. 9, 2000...
Albert R. Laster (09/12/05)
CHARLESTON -- Albert R. "Doc" Laster, 69, formerly of Bertrand, died at 8 p.m. Sept. 11, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Layton Pickard (09/12/05)
CHARLESTON - Layton Pickard, 91, died at 5:33 a.m. Sept. 12, 2005, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Merline Gaddis (09/12/05)
NEW MADRID - Merline Gaddis, 86, died at 7:45 a.m. Sept. 11, 2005, at Beverly Health Care in New Madrid. Born July 13, 1919, in Hornersville, daughter of the late John E. and Etta Farmer Shipley, she was a housewife and a member of Kewanee Missionary Baptist Church...
Looking Back 9/12 (09/12/05)
SIKESTON - A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. J.J. Dolan of New Madrid at the local hospital Sept. 1. SIKESTON - Co-chairman Dr. Wendall Weathers and Earl Jarvis announced today that the Jaycees mental retardation fund committee has agreed to purchase 11.3 acres to be given to the state mental health division as a site for a new clinic...
Your view: Be a survivor (09/12/05)
The difference between a disaster victim and a disaster survivor many times is $15...the cost of canned food and water for a family of four for three days. I am lucky enough to be the director of the city of Portageville Community Emergency Response Team. Our team is made up of volunteers who help assist first responders during a disaster. The training on disaster preparedness alone is worth its weight in gold...
Speakout 9/12 (09/12/05)
Calling for disposal Would you please put in a Wednesday paper the location where I can dispose of some telephone directories? I have several I need to get rid of. Sikeston residents can simply drop them in their trash, according to Theresa Marshall, office manager for Sonny's Solid Waste. ...