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Stories from Monday, October 3, 2005

The 2005 Miss Sikeston (10/03/05)
The 61st Annual Cotton Carnival concluded Saturday with the selection of Miss Sikeston. Top photo: Jessica Harrington, center, reacts after being named the 2005 Miss Sikeston Saturday night at the American Legion Cotton Carnival. Bottom photo: Pictured are Harrington and her court of first alternate, Mykah Bryan; second alternate, Erin Wibbenmeyer; third alternate, Logan Inman; fourth alternate Brittany Belt and fifth alternate Tiffany Robison...
Miss Cotton Carnival (10/03/05)
Erica DeWitt is the 2006 Miss Cotton Carnival. Also crowned as royalty Saturday afternoon at the American Legion 61st Annual Cotton Carnival were Christa Beck, first alternate and Heather Beggs, second alternate.
32 now face drug charges (10/03/05)
NEW MADRID - Thirty-four people are in custody following a drug sweep through New Madrid County by area law enforcement agencies. New Madrid County Sheriff Terry Stevens said the arrests Friday and over the weekend were the result of an 18-months investigation into drug trafficking in New Madrid County spearheaded by SEMO Drug Task Force. ...
E.P. Eagles suffer loss (10/03/05)
FREDERICKTOWN -- Coming off an open week, East Prairie struggled to get its offense untracked in a 20-13 loss to previously winless Fredericktown on Saturday. "We came out flat, then had a few chances to score late, but couldn't punch it in," said East Prairie coach Corey Adkisson, whose Eagles' record evened at 2...
Janice Jones (10/03/05)
COLUMBIA -- Ruby Janice Jones, 81, passed away Oct. 1, 2005, at her home. Born Aug. 4, 1924, in Arkansas to Harrison Clyde and Lillie Mae Ottinger Baker, she lived in Lilbourn 51 years where she was a member of the Civic Club and New Madrid Church of Christ. ...
Ernest Lee Hanor (10/03/05)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Ernest Lee Hanor, 78, died at 3:05 a.m. Oct. 1, 2005, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Dec. 27, 1926, in East Prairie, son of the late Lorenzie Dow "L.D." and Ozetta Curry Hanor, he had lived most of his life in East Prairie where he was a member of the First Church of God. A U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, he had been in the Missouri Veterans Home since Oct. 25, 1993...
Virginia Twitty (10/03/05)
SPRINGFIELD - Virginia Twitty died Saturday, Oct. 1, 2005, at the age of 91 in Springfield. She was a resident of the Manor at Elfindale since 2003. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the First Presbyterian Church in Rolla. The family will receive friends after the service. Mrs. Twitty's cremains will be interred in the Christ Episcopal Church Columbarium in a private family service...
Lillian Downing (10/03/05)
PORTAGEVILLE - Lillian W. Downing, 89, died Sept. 30, 2005. at Portageville Nursing Center. Born Nov. 5, 1915, in Tennessee, daughter of the late John and Lena Patterson Warren, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Portageville. She married Harry James Downing in Hayward, and he preceded her in death on Aug. 5, 1980...
Looking Back 10/3 (10/03/05)
SIKESTON - Miss Doris Murdock will leave tomorrow for Memphis, Tenn., where she will be employed. Her sister, Miss Betty Murdock, is attending business college there. SIKESTON - Ground was broken today for the new Mr. "C" IGA Foodliner. Walker Childs, owner of the store, is planning for it to be in operation by Feb. 1, 1966...
Your view: M-m-m good (10/03/05)
I am a visitor in Sikeston this week, and would like to comment on a gem in the Sikeston restaurant scene. I had the pleasure of dining at Joseph's Restaurant last evening, and am writing this in hope that Sikeston will support this fine dining experience...
Speakout 10/3 (10/03/05)
To the person who found my pink ice ring in the Dollar Store Saturday, would you please return my ring. It has much sentimental value, and there is a reward out for it. Please return it. I hope someone reads this message and feels my heart. I am very sad about my ring...