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Stories from Saturday, October 1, 2005

Three arrested on drug charges (10/01/05)
BLOOMFIELD -- A Sikeston man and two Parma residents are in the Stoddard County Jail on drug charges. According to reports from the Stoddard County Sheriff's Department, Kenneth Dontez Combs, 19, of Sikeston was arrested Friday morning on warrants for possession and distribution of a controlled substance (cocaine). A cash bond was set at $900,000...
Charleston thumps Malden (10/01/05)
CHARLESTON -- The 10th-ranked Charleston Bluejays bounced back from their lone loss to defeat Malden 33-16 on Friday night at John Harris Marshall Field. Quarterback Josh Marshall hooked up with wideout Justin Clark for three touchdowns and freshman running back Jerquawn Sherrell rambled for 119 yards and a touchdown to power the Bluejays' offense to the delight of a Homecoming crowd...
Knights pull away from 'Dogs (10/01/05)
FARMINGTON - For a half at least, the Sikeston Bulldogs gave the third- ranked Farmington Knights all they wanted. But in the end, the Bulldogs fell back into a familiar trend of turning the ball over which helped the Knights pull away for a 49-20 victory on their homecoming night...
NMCC downs Tigers (10/01/05)
CARUTHERSVILLE - The New Madrid County Central Eagles football team invaded Hopke Field in Caruthersville on Friday night and caged the Tigers 30-29. The difference in wins and losses are sometimes determined by inches. On Friday night, an inch was indeed the difference as Caruthersville's quarterback Keith Creekmore was denied by the interior defensive line of the Eagles on a two-point conversion attempt as Creekmore came up inches short of paydirt...
Late pass lifts Mules, 27-20 (10/01/05)
POPLAR BLUFF - Asa Wyatt's 43-yard touchdown pass to Nick Stith with 41 seconds remaining on the clock lifted the Poplar Bluff Mules to a 27-20 win over the Dexter Bearcats Friday night at Morrow Stadium. The late touchdown erased a do-or-die 71-yard drive by Dexter late in the fourth quarter that pulled the Bearcats even with the Mules at 20-all with just 2:34 remaining in the game...
Lawrence Ray (10/01/05)
PARROTTSVILLE, Tenn. - The Rev. Lawrence E. Ray, 97, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Sept. 29, 2005, at the Newport Health and Rehabilitation Center in Newport. Born Sept. 12, 1908, in Bernie, Mo., son of the late Audie and Estella Owens Ray, he had been a member of the Sikeston First Baptist Church where he was a deacon and ordained. ...
Louise Marshall (10/01/05)
CHARLESTON -- Evelyn Louise Marshall, 92, died at 6:30 a.m. Sept. 30, 2005, at her home. Born Nov. 19, 1912, in Charleston, daughter of the late Edgar Calvin and Mary Juanita Thompson Marshall Sr., she had lived her entire life in Charleston where she was a member of the United Methodist Church, the Molly French Garden Club and the P.E.O. She attended Stephens College in Columbia and Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau and taught in the Bridges School in rural Charleston...
Lillian Downing (10/01/05)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Lillian W. Downing, 89, died Sept. 30, 2005, at the Portageville Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete at DeLisle Funeral Home.
Manalla Ward (10/01/05)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Manalla Donoho Ward, 88, died Sept. 30, 2005, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Nov. 2, 1916, in Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Lura Jones Donoho. On Oct. 23, 1933, in Portageville, she married Paul Ward who preceded her in death on May 20, 1995...
Ernest Hanor (10/01/05)
EAST PRAIRIE - Ernest L. Hanor, 78, died Oct. 1, 2005, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Looking Back 10/2 (10/01/05)
SIKESTON -At the Malone Theatre today, "China Sky" with Randolph Scott, "Three Cabelleros," a Walt Disney feature, will be tomorrow. At the Rex today is "The Cowboy and the Lady." Tomorrow is scheduled "Roger Touhy, Gangster" and "Zombies on Broadway."...
Speakout 10/2 (10/01/05)
This is in regards to the Catholic questions. I am a member of the St. Dennis Church in Benton. I know they have mass on Saturday night at 6:00, Sunday morning at 7:00 and 9:00. It's a very nice church and we welcome everybody. This is to the lady who went looking for a job. ...