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Stories from Tuesday, September 27, 2005

Cemetery upkeep addressed by council (09/27/05)
SIKESTON - A resolution urging the strict enforcement of all applicable statutes and regulations relating to cemetery maintenance was approved by the Sikeston City Council during their special meeting Monday. During a previous City Council meeting, council members had approved using city resources to temporarily maintain the Memorial Park and Garden of Memories cemeteries at the request of Sikeston citizens who had expressed concerns about owners not mowing and otherwise caring for the cemeteries.. ...
Woman dies from injuries in accident (09/27/05)
WARDELL - A New Madrid resident, involved in an accident Sept. 19, has died from her injuries. Laura P. Hunter, 59, died at 10:53 a.m. Monday at St. Francis Medical Center according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. The accident occurred at 8:10 p.m. ...
Cotton Carnival opens tonight (09/27/05)
Brenda Sorrells, troop leader for Girl Scout Troop 341, touches up their food trailer sign Monday afternoon for the American Legion Post 114's 61st annual Cotton Carnival. The carnival, which is being held at the Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo Grounds, starts tonight The carnival will open at 5 p.m. ...
Bulldog soccer defeats Farmington (09/27/05)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston Bulldogs soccer team played a tough, physical game against the visiting Farmington Knights and came away with a hard fought 3 -1 victory. In a game that featured numerous yellow cards and ejections on both sides, Sikeston scored three goals in the second half to improve to 5-6 on the season...
SHS tennis falls to Charleston (09/27/05)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston girls tennis team dropped its second match this season to rival Charleston in a 2-7 loss on Monday. The Lady Bulldogs Jenni DeWitt rolled past Charleston's No. 1 Kara True, 8-2, to extend her undefeated winning streak to 11-0. "Jenni and Kara had a great singles match," said Sikeston coach Lynne DeWitt...
Donald Gremard (09/27/05)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Donald Gremard, 58, died at 7:20 p.m. Sept. 26, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Patricia Scott (09/27/05)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers for a funeral Mass scheduled at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church for Patricia Scott, 70, who died Sept. 25, 2005, will be: James L. Scott, Paul K. Scott, Jameson Scott, Keith Bogard, Michael Bogard and Charles David Springs. Msgr. Richard Rolwing will officiate...
William Fortner (09/27/05)
DEXTER - William Fortner, 76, died Sept. 24, 2005, at his home in rural Dexter. Born July 13, 1929, in Flint, Mich., son of the late Clyde and Lillie Allstun Fortner, he was a retired carpenter and a U.S. Army veteran. On April 1, 1948, in Piggott, Ark., he married Violet Lee who preceded him in death on April 25, 1990...
Laura P. Hunter (09/27/05)
NEW MADRID - Laura Pinnell Hunter, 59, died Sept. 26, 2005, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Dec. 8, 1945, daughter of the late Samuel L. and Patti Hunter Jr., she attended Immaculate Conception Catholic School, graduating from the 8th grade at Visitation Academy in St. Louis. A 1965 graduate of Nazareth Academy in Bardstown, Ky., she attended college at St. Mary of the Plains in Dodge City, Kan. She was a member of the Lilbourn United Pentecostal Church...
Hallie Hight (09/27/05)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Pallbearers for services conducted at 1 p.m. Monday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Hallie Hight, 92, who died Sept. 22, 2005, were: Harry Hight, Bob McReynolds, Alton Bohannon, Kevin Sadler, Garland Hughes and Monte Nesser. Burial followed in Memorial Park Cemetery...
Dave Hodge Sr. (09/27/05)
EAST PRAIRIE - Dave Vincent Hodge Sr., 95, died at 9:10 p.m. Sept. 25, 2005, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Born Aug. 9, 1910, in Alabama, to the late Sara Hodge, he lived most of his life in Mississippi County where he was a retired farmer. On March 29, 1930, he married Vivian Arington, who was preceded him in death on July 31, 1971...
Vivian Gary (09/27/05)
DEXTER -- Vivian Harris Gary, 84, formerly of Bernie, died Sept. 25, 2005, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare. Born Feb. 27, 1921, in Jackson, Tenn., daughter of the late Oren L. and Emma Weeks Harris, she was a housewife and a member of the Bernie Methodist Church...
Monica P. Starr (09/27/05)
ST. LOUIS - Monica P. Wolfe Starr, 82, died Sept. 23, 2005, in Florissant. Born May 6, 1923, she was a music teacher. Survivors include: her husband, Edward E. Starr; two son, Chris J. Starr of Charleston and Martin G. Starr; and four grandchildren;...
Looking Back 9/27 (09/27/05)
SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Harold LaFoot of Sikeston are the parents of a son born at the Sikeston Hospital on Sept. 15. SIKESTON - Robert Lee Harper, son of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Harper, has been named a semi-finalist in the 1965-66 National Merit Scholarship competition...
Anti-abortion laws are unconstitutional (09/27/05)
Earlier this month, Gov. Matt Blunt called a special session of the Missouri Legislature specifically to impose new barriers to abortions in Missouri. And, as expected, the Legislature approved a new law that imposes two new restrictions. First, under the new law, parents can sue anyone who assists their minor daughter in getting abortions and second, the new law requires doctors performing abortions to have clinical privileges at a hospital within 30 miles...
Speakout 9/27 (09/27/05)
Get real. Do we in Charleston need commissioners if all they have to do is tell people how many garage sales they can have and how long. They tell you to go to Second Chance and buy your clothes there. I wonder if they buy their clothes there. Get real...