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Stories from Friday, October 7, 2005

Charlie Company no more (10/07/05)
SIKESTON -- While this is likely to be Charlie Company's last homecoming, its soldiers will be able to move on to new assignments with fond memories of the unit. Having returned Tuesday from the New Orleans area, the company is still finishing paperwork and getting things back in order after a month-long deployment...
Homecoming fun (10/07/05)
New Madrid County Central High School is celebrating its 25th year and homecoming all rolled into one. Thursday evening the school conducted its annual homecoming parade down Main Street in New Madrid. The parade featured floats, bands and lots of candy, including some thrown by future NMCC cheerleaders (above). Tonight will be the homecoming football game against Sikeston...
East Prairie fifth graders take an honorary seat in the Senate (10/07/05)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Fifth graders-turned-honorary senators at A.J. Martin Elementary received a glimpse into the life of a politician Thursday morning when Sen. Jason Crowell paid them a visit. Crowell's plan to visit 21 schools in the 27th Senate District kicked off at the East Prairie school. Over the next few months Crowell is visiting with fourth, fifth and sixth grade students to promote lifetime learning and to bring civics to life...
Kelly, E.P. advance in district (10/07/05)
POPLAR BLUFF - The Kelly Lady Hawks and the East Prairie Lady Eagles softball teams both posted victories in the Class 2, District 1 Tournament on Thursday. Kelly defeated Neelyville 15-0 in three innings while East Prairie routed East Carter 14-4 in six innings...
Sikeston volleyball beats Chaffee (10/07/05)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs romped to a two-set win over Chaffee on Thursday at the Sikeston Field House. Sikeston won the first game 25-11 and the second 25-5. "This is one of those times where you get a chance to let some people get in and do some things that they normally don't get to do in a match," said Sikeston coach Steve Beydler. "It gives us an opportunity to see what they can do in different positions."...
New Madrid County junior high team defeats Cape (10/07/05)
NEW MADRID -- The New Madrid County Middle School football team is one game closer to going undefeated and unscored on in their 7th and 8th grade careers with an impressive victory over Cape Central Tuesday afternoon 46 -0. The Eagles' Rodney Anderson took the opening kickoff 70 yards for a touchdown...
Mack Racing team preparing for Rettig Cup in Malden (10/07/05)
BENTON -- The Mack Racing, Inc. team and driver Joey Mack are heading down the homestretch of the 2005 racing season, as they enter the month of October. Most of the month is up in the air for the Benton based team, as they will wait and see what events to attend as the weather turns cooler. One race that is for certain is this coming weekend's 'Nathan Rettig Memorial Cotton Bowl Cup' event at the Malden Speedway in Malden...
Edward Mullins (10/07/05)
CHICAGO, Ill. -- Edward L. Mullins, 85, formerly of Charleston, Mo., died Oct. 3, 2005, in Chicago. Born May 1, 1920, in Cordova, Tenn., son of the late Granville and Daisy Chambers Mullins, he was one of 12 children. A graduate of Woodstock High School in Tennessee, he received a bachelor of science degree in agriculture and education at Tennessee State University and a master's degree from Ball State University. ...
Looking Back 10/7 (10/07/05)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston High School Bulldogs, with two wins tucked neatly under their belt, play Dexter tomorrow night for their third start of the season. --- SIKESTON - Mrs. Clay Mitchell is confined to her home on Sikes Avenue because of illness...
Speakout 10/7 (10/07/05)
I figure you won't publish this in the paper, but I'm gonna say it anyway. I think I was done wrong yesterday on my newspaper. I buy a daily paper everyday. I buy it monthly. Every day I get a paper. Yesterday, the newspaper comes out on Wednesday. ...