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Stories from Friday, September 30, 2005

County will have to move fast (09/30/05)
CHARLESTON - Mississippi County commissioners will have to move fast to follow through with their plan to purchase a mobile communication unit using the county's 2004 Homeland Security funds. During the regular County Commission meeting Thursday, County Clerk Junior DeLay reminded commissioners the money must be spent by the end of October. "We have about $7,500 left," he said...
Bootheel man charged with animal abuse (09/30/05)
NEW MADRID - A Southeast Missouri man is charged with animal abuse after horses were found without water and inadequate food. Anthony Cameron will be arraigned Oct. 13 in Division II of New Madrid County Circuit Court on nine counts of animal abuse. Eleven horses in his possession were taken into custody by officers, according to the New Madrid County Sheriff's Department...
Emergency preparedness discussed (09/30/05)
COMMERCE - Emergency preparedness was the central theme for the quarterly Scott County Leadership Luncheon Thursday. In light of the destruction and other difficulties experienced around the Gulf Coast by Hurricane Katrina, "all the counties are relooking at what they're going to do" in the event of a disaster in Missouri, according to Martin Priggel, Scott County's presiding commissioner...
Junior Miss Sikeston (09/30/05)
Kayla Scherer, the 2005 Junior Miss Sikeston, takes her walk down the stage Thursday night during the American Legion Cotton Carnival. Over 25 students from the Sikeston Junior High School competed for the title.
Junior Miss Sikeston (09/30/05)
Kayla Scherer was named the 2005 Junior Miss Sikeston Thursday night at the American Legion Cotton Carnival. Katelyn Austin, left, was named first alternate and second alternate went to Casey Palmer, right.
SHS tames Bobcats (09/30/05)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs softball team ended their home schedule for the season with an 11-0 victory over the visiting Delta Bobcats on Thursday. Senior pitcher Molly Brinkmeyer made her last pitching performance at home a memorable one as she shutout the Bobcats. Brinkmeyer pitched a complete game and gave up only three hits while striking out nine and walked only one Delta batter...
SHS volleyball falls in three sets (09/30/05)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs opened with great energy but failed to maintain it consistently in a three-set match loss to Dexter on Thursday. Sikeston looked to be the superior team in the opener with a solid 25-19 win. While holding a slight advantage throughout the contest, the Lady Bulldogs went on a 6-0 run late to take a commanding 24-16 edge...
Bulldog soccer defeats Marion; Lady netters fall to Kennett (09/30/05)
SIKESTON - On a cool and crisp fall night, the Sikeston Bulldogs soccer team downed Marion Ill. 2-1 at the Sikeston Complex on Thursday night. Blake Taylor scored a goal and assisted on a goal scored by Timmy Hart as Sikeston survived a late goal by the Wildcats to take the victory...
Louise Marshall (09/30/05)
CHARLESTON -- Evelyn Louise Marshall, 92, died at 6:30 a.m. Sept. 30, 2005, at her home. Visitation is scheduled from 1:30 p.m. until time for services at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the United Methodist Church with the Rev. Roger Jespersen, pastor, officiating...
Ruby Chardwell (09/30/05)
SCOTTSBORO, Ala. -- Ruby Faye Smotherman Chardwell, 78, formerly of East Prairie, died Sept. 3, 2005, at a Huntsville hospital. Born Sept. 21, 1926, in Kentucky, daughter of the late Hurshall and Bessie Smotherman, she had worked at Stark Mfg. of Charleston, Prairie Mfg. of East Prairie and Brown Shoe Co. of Charleston...
Lawrence Ray (09/30/05)
PARROTSVILLE, Tenn. - The Rev. Lawrence E. Ray, 97, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Sept. 29, 2005, in Newport, Tenn. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Vera Sellers (09/30/05)
SIKESTON -- Vera Jean Sellers, 88, formerly of Diehlstadt, died Sept. 29, 2005, at the Miner Nursing Center. Born Aug. 15, 1917, in Pontotoc, Miss., daughter of the late H.W. and Maudie Warren New, she was a member of the Vanduser Church of Christ and a homemaker. ...
Joe Davis (09/30/05)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services scheduled for 11 a.m. today at the Ponder Funeral Home for Joe Davis, 92, who died Sept. 25, 2005, are: Phil Hubbert, David Hubbert, Johnny Shaver, Raymond Shaver, David Helms and Ivan Beattie.
Doc Stover (09/30/05)
JACKSON -- Hershel "Doc" Stover, 78, of Jackson, passed away Wednesday, September 28, 2005, at his home. He was born September 3, 1927, in Italla, Ala., son of the late Lonnie and Odella (Freeman) Stover. At the age of seven, he moved to LaForge where he met Freda J. ...
Births (Published 9/30) (09/30/05)
SIKESTON - Jennifer and Marvin Ruff are the parents of their third child, first daughter, born at 2:47 a.m. Aug. 29, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Katelyn Nicole Ruff weighed 5 pounds and was 18 1/2 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Vernon Brown and Anita Brown of Sikeston...
Looking Back 9/30 (09/30/05)
SIKESTON - A building boom that will rival anything Sikeston has ever seen is getting under way. In the past six weeks, permits for building with a total value of more than $85,000 have been granted by the city council. These permits don't include earlier permits and others, still in the planning stages...
Speakout 9/30 (09/30/05)
I just wanted to speak out about the President's Address last night. I don't know why I thought it would be any different then it was, but now he wants us to pay this money back? Everyone knows that the President, along with Congress and the Senate and every other politician out there are tax exempt! Now, how fair is that? I guess when us taxpayers aren't able to afford to work, I guess then they'll pay for it themselves. ...