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Stories from Thursday, September 29, 2005

Cotton carnival (09/29/05)
Robert Moore, Dalton Clark and Wanda Cashmere ride the Tilt-A-Whirl Wednesday afternoon at the 61st Annual American Legion Cotton Carnival. The Sikeston American Legion invited the New Dawn State School, Columbus Care, Sheltered Workshop, Regional Center and area nursing homes to the carnival for food and entertainment. Each person or student received a free sandwich and after lunch, they got to enjoy the amusement rides...
Local law enforcement to replace vests (09/29/05)
SIKESTON - Local law enforcement agencies are participating in the recall of body armors made with Zylon. While all bullet-resistant materials wear out after about five years, Zylon, a Japanese-made synthetic material, was found to be degrading faster than expected from heat, light and moisture exposure. This means bullets could potentially penetrate the armor while those wearing them believe they are protected...
Little Mr. and Miss Cotton Carnival (09/29/05)
Little Mr. and Miss Cotton Carnival were crowned Wednesday night. From left are: second alternates Hana Jo Mason, daughter of Niki and David Curry and Garry Mason of Sikeston, and Kade Allen Sullivan, son of Billy Sullivan and Lindi Rains of Scott City; Little Miss Cotton Carnival, Ashtyn Lynne Rains, daughter of Jason and Lindi Rains of Scott City; Little Mr. ...
Driver is given 12 years in prison (09/29/05)
NEW MADRID - After receiving letter after letter lamenting the loss of two children, a New Madrid County judge sentenced the driver of the car that killed them to prison. Christopher C. Wyland of Hickman, Ky., was sentenced to 12 years in the prison for the June 27, 2004, deaths of Brittany Renee Tipler, 14, of East Prairie and 1-year-old Everett Shantez Yates of Kevil, Ky. ...
Tigers, Eagles set to meet in conference game (09/29/05)
CARUTHERSVILLE - Riding a two-game winning streak, the New Madrid County Central Eagles football team will invade Tiger country to take on Caruthersville on Friday night. The Tigers (2-2) have dropped two games in a row with a loss at Charleston and a home loss to rival Hayti Indians last week. It's the first time Caruthersville has lost two straight games since the 2002 season...
Delta wins slugfest against St. Vincent (09/29/05)
STE. GENEVIEVE - The Delta Lady Bobcats softball team traveled to Ste. Genevieve to take on St. Vincent on Wednesday. In a rain-shortened contest, Delta walked away with an 18-11 victory in six innings. A huge top of the fifth inning provided the lift for the Bobcats. Delta scored 13 runs in the inning after trailing 10-4 entering the fifth...
SHS to take on state-ranked Knights (09/29/05)
FARMINGTON - The Sikeston Bulldogs' early-season schedule hasn't given the young team many breaks. Things won't be any easier on Friday night when they travel to Farmington to take on the No. 3 Class 4 state-ranked Knights. Farmington enters the game 4-0 and haven't been seriously challenged all season except perhaps a 21-6 road win against St. Clair...
Earl Faire (09/29/05)
EAST PRAIRIE - Earl B. Faire, 84, died at 12:15 p.m. Sept. 27, 2005, in the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 5, 1921, in Liberty, Ky., son of the late Welby L. and Maude Young Faire, he had lived most of his life in Mississippi County where he was a retired farmer...
Bud Maloney (09/29/05)
PORTAGEVILLE - Earl "Bud" Maloney, 94, died Sept. 28, 2005, at his residence. Born Jan. 19, 1911, in Portageville, he was the son of the late Leas and Lela F. Parker Maloney. He was a member of the Portageville First Baptist Church. On Oct. 30, 1937, he married Nora Frances Estes, who survives of the home...
Carl Parks (09/29/05)
NEW MADRID - Carl F. Parks, 91, died Sept. 27, 2005, at Beverly Healthcare. Born Dec. 24, 1913, in New Madrid County, he was the son of the late John and Myrtle Parks. He was married to Justine Weeks Parks, who preceded him in death. One brother, Herman Parks, also preceded him in death...
Clarence Sitz (09/29/05)
ESSEX - Pallbearers at services conducted Wednesday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Clarence Sitz, who died on Sept. 24, 2005, were: Red Burns, Mike Fowler, William Mangum, Floyd Edwards, Jeromy Wood and Colby Brandon.
Vivian Statler (09/29/05)
BLOOMFIELD - Vivian Lee Statler, 76, died Sept. 27, 2005, at Christian Hospital Northeast in St. Louis. Born March 20, 1929, in Stoddard County, daughter of the late Leonard and Ophra Walker Rose, she was affiliated with the Christian and Trinity United Methodist Churches, Girl and Boy Scouts of America, Eastern Star, American Legion Auxiliary and other community organizations. She retired from the Western Electric Company in February 1989 after 20 years of service...
Looking Back 9/29 (09/29/05)
SIKESTON - Lt. David E. Blanton has been named legal officer at the Naval Amphibious Base, Little Creek, Va. --- SIKESTON - Ralph B. Spencer of Kansas City assumed his new duties with Division No. 10 of the State Highway Department, Monday, as engineer of surveys and plans...
We must be ready for our own disaster (09/29/05)
We applaud Rep. Jo Ann Emerson and Sen. Jim Talent for their efforts to assure that this region is prepared for an earthquake that will most certainly strike this region one day. Emerson and Talent want the Homeland Security office to organize an emergency response drill within the next year to help us learn lessons from the twin hurricanes that struck the Gulf Coast...
Speakout 9/29 (09/29/05)
I live in a small town and I have neighbors parking in my yard. I don't know why. They have their own yard to park in. They won't move their cars for me to mow, and now I have trash in my yard. One lady even had the nerve to clean her truck out in my yard. I would just like them to know that I don't appreciate it. If my mower throws something on their car or my dog does something to their tires I can't help it. I just want them to know that. They shouldn't park there...