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Stories from Thursday, September 15, 2005

One killed in car accident (09/15/05)
HAYTI -- A Portageville resident was killed a one-vehicle accident Wednesday morning in Pemiscot County. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol at 10 p.m. on Route J, three miles north of Hayti, an accident occurred as William R. "Rob" Penn, 44, of Portageville ran his vehicle off the right side of the roadway, returned to the road, ran off the left side of the roadway, struck a ditch and overturned...
Local men plead guilty (09/15/05)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Two Southeast Missouri men entered guilty pleas on drug charges in federal court. Adrian L. Lewis, 25, of Charleston pled guilty to one felony count of distribution of cocaine base and one felony count of distribution of five grams or more of cocaine base. He appeared before United States District Judge Charles A. Shaw...
American Legion readies for 61st Cotton Carnival (09/15/05)
SIKESTON - The American Legion Post 114 is gearing up for its 61st Annual Cotton Carnival. American Legion members and volunteers will start setting up at the Rodeo grounds Saturday, according to Larry Floyd, Sikeston's American Legion post commander and general chairman for the carnival...
Judge issues injunction in cemetery case (09/15/05)
SIKESTON - A court order will keep money and other assets from the Garden of Memories and Memorial Park cemeteries from being sent elsewhere while the lawsuit against the cemeteries' owners is decided. During a hearing Wednesday, Circuit Judge David Dolan ordered a preliminary injunction to prevent the transfer of assets from the Garden of Memories and Memorial Park cemeteries in Sikeston and the Forest Hills Cemetery in Morley outside the ordinary course of business, according to Joseph C. ...
Sikeston avenges loss to E.P. (09/15/05)
SIKESTON - Sometimes change is good and the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs softball team found out how good as they defeated the East Prairie Lady Eagles here on Wednesday by a score of 7-3. Coach Tiffany King made some timely changes in her batting lineup that produced results right away as Sikeston raced to a 3-1 lead after the first inning...
East Prairie trying to keep momentum (09/15/05)
SCOTT CITY - The East Prairie Eagles football team hopes to continue their momentum from last week's win against Mt. View Liberty and will travel to Scott City to meet the Rams. East Prairie (1-1) defeated Mt. View Liberty 41-27 and Scott City (0-2) lost a heart-breaker to Portageville last week by a score of 19-16...
Sikeston at Dexter: Both teams shooting for first victory (09/15/05)
DEXTER - There are a lot of common statistics between the Sikeston Bulldogs and the Dexter Bearcats, but there's only one that matters; 0-2. For the first time in the 60 meetings between the two schools, both enter the matchup winless. Both will try to pick up a win Friday night as the Bearcats host Sikeston at 7 p.m...
Rob Penn (09/15/05)
PORTAGEVILLE - William Robert "Rob" Penn, 44, died Sept. 14, 2005, in Hayti. Born June 14, 1961, in Washington, D.C., son of Emily Ann Marvel Penn of Poplar Bluff and the late William McHenry Penn, he was actively involved in the Portageville community. ...
Bill White (09/15/05)
NEW MADRID -- William Robert "Bill" White II, 82, died Aug. 14, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Feb. 25, 1923, in Dexter, son of the late William Robert and Ida Bell Jones White I, he was a retired shoe cobbler in New Madrid. A veteran of World War II, he was a member of American Legion Post 595 in New Madrid...
Myrtle Ice (09/15/05)
LILBOURN - Myrtle Ice, 88, died Sept. 15, 2005, at Beverly Health Care in New Madrid. Born Aug. 1, 1917, in Matthews, daughter of the late George and Carrie Lambert Taylor, she was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Civic Improvement Club and past worthy matron of the Eastern Star at Lilbourn...
Flow May (09/15/05)
SIKESTON -- Flow P. May, 86, longtime resident of the Gideon area, died Sept. 14, 2005, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Born Sept. 3, 1919, in Lola, Ky., daughter of the late Lacy C. and Lola Tharp Bateman, she was a member of the General Baptist Church in Clarkton...
Ella Turner (09/15/05)
SIKESTON - Ella Turner, 94, died at 7:25 p.m., Sept. 14, 2005 at Clearview Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Dale Eskew (09/15/05)
DEXTER - Dale Eskew, 64, died Sept. 14, 2005, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. Arrangements are incomplete at Watkins and Sons Funeral Service at Dexter.
J.D. Akins (09/15/05)
LAFORGE - J. D. Akins, 74, died Sept. 12, 2005, at his home. Born Feb. 27, 1931, in Marston, son of the late J.D. and Avis Autry Akins Sr., he was a member of Boilermakers Union 27, New Madrid Eagles Aerie 4206 and the Powerhouse Church of God in Sikeston...
Births (Published 9/15) (09/15/05)
EAST PRAIRIE - Robert and Shaelynn Nordwald are the parents of their third and forth children, twin girls, born Aug. 5, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Born at 5:30 p.m. Emma Claire Nordwald weighed 5 pounds, 8 ounces and was 18.25 inches long. Rhylee Elyse Nordwald, who was born at 5:32 p.m., weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and was 19.75 inches long...
Looking Back 9/15 (09/15/05)
SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Page entertained a group of friends at their home Monday night in celebration of Mr. Page's birthday. 40 years ago Sept. 15, 1965 SIKESTON - Ron Voss and Mike Shain of the Sikeston radio station, conducted a tour of the station for the Canalou 4-H Club Saturday...
Life's little lessons leak into our lives (09/15/05)
I don't mean to sound like Dr. Phil, but I learned a small lesson in life yesterday. Don't misunderstand - this was no great epiphany or life-altering lesson. Actually it was more like a minor event that made me smile and prompted me to think of larger lessons...
Your view: Efforts help others (09/15/05)
The East Prairie Fire Department, Peggy Gifford, Margaret Shull and Ervin Shull would like to thank the citizens of East Prairie, local businesses and surrounding areas for there donation for Hurricane Katrina Relief Program. There was a great out pouring of things donated. some items donated helped the relief victims that are in East Prairie at this time.Again, we thank all of you...
Your view: Showing character (09/15/05)
An open letter to the citizens of the Eighth Congressional District: Though our district is large, I am so proud of how we have pulled together in the days following Hurricane Katrina. The efforts of so many individuals in Southern Missouri have meant the world to men, women and children who are suffering all along the Gulf Coast. To say this district has made a difference to our neighbors is a colossal understatement...
Speakout 9/15 (09/15/05)
I am writing to speak-out on the matter of the Return To Sunset event each year. Don't get me wrong for it is a wonderful thing to be done for the Sunset community, but my complaint is as follows: Each year this event goes on and the city takes no interest in keeping the open lots that have grass/weeds growing out of control clean until then; about the week of the event. ...