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Stories from Sunday, September 18, 2005

Just about the next best place to home (09/18/05)
BENTON -- It's definitely not home, but the disaster relief center in Benton is possibly the next best thing for displaced persons of Hurricane Katrina. Since the shelter opened by the American Red Cross at the Charleston Baptist Association campgrounds Sept. 1, hundreds of people from the area have volunteered their time or donated items or money to help survivors of Hurricane Katrina...
Hospital quality care information available online (09/18/05)
SIKESTON -- Information about the quality of care provided by individual Missouri hospitals is now available online. The new Web site, www.focusonhospitals.com, shows how often Missouri hospitals provided currently recommended care for three common health problems that affect the largest patient populations treated in hospitals -- heart attack, heart failure and pneumonia...
Chaffee drops game to Crystal City (09/18/05)
CHAFFEE -- Crystal City led 12-0 just two minutes into the first quarter and rolled past the host Red Devils 48-21. The Hornets (3-0) scored, then recovered a fumble and ran that in for a touchdown to build an early lead against Chaffee (0-3). Chaffee trailed 20-0 after one quarter...
Week 3 highlights (09/18/05)
New Madrid County Central rushed for a whopping 561 yards while picking up its first win of the season, 47-22 over winless Fredericktown. Antonio McIntosh led the running attack with 233 yards and two touchdowns. Printice Willis rushed for 179 yards and three touchdowns while quarterback Leslie Williams ran for two scores...
Tipler explodes against Scott City (09/18/05)
SCOTT CITY - It was the Paris Tipler show here on Friday night as he led the East Prairie Eagles football team to a convincing 35-15 victory over the host Scott City Rams. Tipler scored four touchdowns for the Eagles and had an interception on defense. Tipler had three touchdown runs of 69, 57 and 5 yards. He scored his other touchdown on a 68-yard touchdown reception...
Bluejays shock Caruthersville (09/18/05)
CHARLESTON -- The Charleston Bluejays capitalized on the turnover-prone Caruthersville Tigers' mistakes in a stunning runaway victory. Charleston converted three first-quarter turnovers into touchdowns to fuel a 46-6 rout of eighth-ranked Caruthersville at Marshall Field on Friday...
Dexter runs over Bulldogs (09/18/05)
DEXTER - The Sikeston Bulldogs football team continued its early-season struggles with a 31-7 loss to Dexter at Charles Bland Stadium on Friday night. Dexter running back Alex Becker had a career night, rushing for 256 yards with five touchdowns on 29 carries...
Blending the arts (09/18/05)
DEXTER - You might not think of the owner and teacher of a martial arts school as a baker, but Travis Gibson does. Each day he teaches, he sees himself as mixing and blending. But Gibson isn't blending flour and water and eggs, he is blending time-honored methods of self-defense...
Gideon Care Center's Doran Vancil is named Administrator of the Year (09/18/05)
GIDEON - Gideon Care Center administrator Doran Vancil is the Missouri Health Care Association's "Administrator of the Year" for 2005. Vancil was presented the award from the Missouri Health Care Association during the Presidential Banquet hosted at Tan Tara Resorts. Nominated by the staff at Gideon Care Center, Susie Burnett, Gideon Care Center's laundry supervisor wrote an essay expressing their respect and admiration for Vancil. Vancil was honored again when he returned to Gideon...
Climatrol Storage Company (09/18/05)
Joseph Bell, broker/owner of Climatrol Storage Company L.L.C. cuts the grand opening ribbon. Climatrol Storage features an individual access key entry for 24-hour access. From left are: Larry Tetley; Kendall Ayers, president of the Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce; Ray Clinton; Bell and Karen Henzi. ...
Business briefcase 9/18 (09/18/05)
SIKESTON - Movie Gallery Inc. has made a $100,000 donation to the American Red Cross to support disaster assistance and humanitarian relief efforts in connection with Hurricane Katrina. Movie Gallery is also encouraging the general public to donate to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund through its 4,700 store locations will accept customer cash donations through Sept. 30...
Bessie McEwen (09/18/05)
PORTAGEVILLE - Bessie Dockery McEwen, 95, died Sept. 15, 2005, in Chicago. She is survived by one daugher, Sherry Allchin of Buffalo Grove, Ill. Graveside services are scheduled for 2 p.m. today at the Portageville Cemetery. The Rev. Ronald Allchin will officiate...
Gary Melrose (09/18/05)
RECTOR, Ark. -- Gary Leland Melrose, 69, died Sept. 12, 2005. Born July 9, 1936, he was the son of the late Herbert and Clara Garrett Melrose. His wife, Rebecca Stahl Melrose, preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by five brothers, Herbert, Phillip, Grantland, Kenneth and Byron Melrose; and four sisters, Amelia Jones, Mary Ruth Melrose, Velma Stewart and Mercede Jones...
Jenny Roberson (09/18/05)
BLOOMFIELD - Jenny Lynne Roberson, 54, died Sept. 15, 2005, at her residence in Bloomfield. Born July 2, 1951, at Dexter, daughter of Judy Gaddis Foushee of Bloomfield and the late J.B. Foushee, she was affiliated with the First Assembly of God Church in Bloomfield and a housewife...
Patricia Hicks (09/18/05)
BERTRAND - Patricia Ann Jobe Hicks, 70, died at 7:13 a.m. Sept. 16, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Aug. 28, 1935, in Sikeston, daughter of the late Harvey Lee and Lillie Mae McKinley Jobe, she had lived in Mississippi County most of her life, where she was a member of the Cornerstone Church in Bertrand...
Births (Published 9/18) (09/18/05)
BENTON - Kathy Garrison is the mother of her second child, first daughter, born at 3:16 p.m. Aug. 19, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Emma Rose Dickerson weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 20 inches long at birth. Garrison, daughter of Ken Garrison of Matthews, is a nurse at Saint Francis Medical Center...
Sherman - Green (09/18/05)
KEY WEST, Fla. -- Laura Elizabeth Sherman and Boyd Andrew Green exchanged marriage vows in a July 27, 2005, sunset ceremony in Key West. A reception was held Aug. 6 at the Coach House Inn in Sikeston. The new Mrs. Green is the daughter of Roger and Laura Ann Sherman of Sikeston, and her husband is the son of Jim Green of Florissant and the late Suzanne Gilmore...
Brands - Hawks (09/18/05)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Michael and Sheila Brands have announced the engagement of their daughter, Micah Ann, to Matthew Shea Hawks, son of James Hawks of Portageville and the late Sharon Hawks. A 2003 graduate of Portageville High School, the future bride is employed at the New Madrid County Courthouse in the assessor's office...
Reimann - Davis (09/18/05)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Paul and Carol Reimann have announced the engagement of their daughter, Crystal Sue, to Jason Allen Davis, son of Jim and Marsha Davis of Sikeston. A 2001 graduate of Jackson High School, the future bride is pursuing a degree in early childhood education at Southeast Missouri State University and is employed as a preschool teacher with Morley Childcare. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kenny Vangilder of Jackson...
Couple together 60 years (09/18/05)
SIKESTON -- Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Phillips celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Sept. 15 with family and friends during a reception held at Shady Acres Church of Christ. Phillips and the former Irene Breedlove were married Sept. 15, 1945, in Lamar, Ark. ...
Looking Back 9/18 (09/18/05)
SIKESTON - A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. James Noyes of Sikeston at the local hospital Sept. 8. SIKESTON - Displaying a dazzling show of goal-line defense and putting together a last minute touchdown drive in the third quarter, the Sikeston Bulldogs made one more vital step toward winning the conference by edging the Perryville Pirates, 14-13...
How much will we sacrifice for politics? (09/18/05)
President Bush stood before the nation this week and pledged "we will do what it takes" to rebuild New Orleans and the Gulf Coast damaged by Hurricane Katrina. Those words sent shudders down the backs of fiscal conservatives - this writer among them - who wonder just where we're going to find an extra $300 billion or so to accomplish this task...
Speakout 9/18 (09/18/05)
This is a grandmother here in Morehouse. I have a grandson that was in a certain church in Morehouse, I won't mention it's name. The Sunday school teacher there pulled him up by his arm and dragged him out of his chair, because he wasn't being good. ...