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Stories from Monday, October 10, 2005

Fall fun (10/10/05)
A youngster lifts a pumpkin to take home while at Beggs Family Farm Sunday afternoon. Corn Maze: Alcatraz is the title of this year's maze at the farm that is open until Oct. 30.
New warning lights use cutting-edge technology (10/10/05)
MATTHEWS - Nearly everyone who regularly drives through the Highways 61 -80 intersection at Matthews has a story about the near misses, the collisions and, occasionally, the fatal wrecks they have observed there. Four new warning lights placed by the Missouri Department of Transportation are designed to make that intersection safer...
Eagles rush past Red Devils (10/10/05)
EAST PRAIRIE -- The East Prairie Eagles football team entertained the Chaffee Red Devils on Saturday afternoon and Eagles fans left happy as they defeated the Red Devils 55-35 on homecoming. East Prairie packed the home side of the bleachers and were treated to a one-...
Glenda Johnson (10/10/05)
DEXTER - Glenda Johnson, 73, died Oct. 9, 2005, at her residence. Born Aug. 27, 1932, in Dexter, the daughter of the late Albert Oscar and Mattie Delmar Daniel Milton, she had lived in Dexter all her life. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, where she had been a choir member for many years and had participated in the church Christmas pageant from 1984 to 2001. ...
Brad Kemp (10/10/05)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Verdeman Eugene "Brad" Kemp, 68, died at 1:30 a.m. Oct. 9, 2005, at the East Prairie Nursing Center in East Prairie. Born Sept. 3, 1927, in Kaiser, Ark., son of the late Tom Kemp and Beauton Riley Kemp Bowles, he lived most of his life in Mississippi County, where he was a farm laborer and worked at the Community Sheltered Workshop in Sikeston. He was a member of the Full Gospel Church in East Prairie...
Naomi Hill (10/10/05)
BLOOMFIELD - Naomi Hill, 87, died Oct. 9, 2005, at the Cypress Point Healthcare in Dexter. Born May 14, 1918, near Essex, she was the daughter of the late John Oliver and Altha Kelley Alsup. She was a homemaker and a member of the St. Joe General Baptist Church in Idalia...
Gerald Inman (10/10/05)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services conducted today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Gerald Allen Inman, 72, who died Oct. 7, 2005, were: Dickie Dockins, Kevin DeWitt, Billy Keefer, Cody Ryan, Dan Limbaugh and David Duncan. Honorary pallbearers were: Larry James, Johnny Miller, Keith Duncan, Loman Garner, Harley Davis and Tim Garner...
Doye Gadberry (10/10/05)
CHAFFEE -- Doye F. Gadberry, 71, died Oct. 9, 2005, at his home with loved ones by his side. Born Aug. 31, 1934, in Mt. Vernon, Ark., son of the late Alfred and Isabelle McNich Gadberry, he worked for many years at Scott County Central schools and later as a carpenter who built many of the homes, churches and other building in the area. He was known for his honesty and strong character and as a respected family leader, card player and fisherman...
Richard Barker (10/10/05)
DUDLEY - Richard Barker, 56, died Oct. 8, 2005, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare Facility in Dexter. Born Dec. 19, 1948, in Gideon, son of the late Ralph and Ida Dillinger Barker, he had lived in Dudley since he was 16. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus in Dexter and was a self- employed fish farmer...
Loetta Andrews (10/10/05)
SIKESTON -- Loetta Andrews, 72, died Oct. 9, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home.
Albert Middleton (10/10/05)
SIKESTON - Albert Richard Middleton, 68, died Oct. 9, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Aug. 19, 1937, in Flint, Mich., son of the late William Henry and Ruth Emaline McGregory Middleton, he was a truck driver for Hedrick Block and Brick Co. for 11 years and the Community Shelter Children's Workshop for 10 years before retiring...
Cynthia Frazier (10/10/05)
WICKLIFFE, Ky. - Cynthia C. Laster Frazier, 49, died at 9:20 p.m. Oct. 9, 2005, in Lourdes Hospital in Paducah. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston, Mo.
Lawanda Jackson (10/10/05)
EAST PRAIRIE - Lawanda Jackson, 58, died at 9:30 p.m. Oct. 9, 2005, in the East Prairie Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie and will be announced later.
David Mulcahy (10/10/05)
SIKESTON - David Jerome Mulcahy, 81, died Oct. 8 2005, at his residence in Sikeston. Born Jan. 26, 1924, in Kennett, son of the late Paul and Dicie Lee Whitworth Mulcahy, he was a member of Trinity Baptist Church. He graduated from Morehouse High School, attended Southeast Missouri State University and had been a pitcher for fast-pitch softball league. ...
Raymond Diebold (10/10/05)
CHAFFEE - Raymond A. Diebold, 80, died Oct. 9, 2005, in St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Dec. 3, 1924, in Perkins, the son of the late Jacob and Bertha Graser Diebold, he was a retired production manager with Thorngate Ltd. in Chaffee. He was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church and St. Ambrose Men's Club...
David Mulcahy (10/10/05)
SIKESTON - David Jerome Mulcahy, 81, died Oct. 8 2005, at his residence in Sikeston. Born Jan. 26, 1924, in Kennett, son of the late Paul and Dicie Lee Whitworth Mulcahy, he was a member of Trinity Baptist Church. He graduated from Morehouse High School, attended Southeast Missouri State University and had been a pitcher for fast-pitch softball league. ...
Looking Back 10/10 (10/10/05)
SIKESTON - Among the Sikeston men who have recently received discharges from the Armed Forces are Daniel Malone, Tommy Marshall and Walter Ancell. SIKESTON - The Rev. F. Edward Watson, pastor of the Hunter Memorial Presbyterian Church for six years, announced yesterday from the pulpit his resignation effective Oct. 30. The Rev. Watson will be going to Texas...
Your view: Help appreciated (10/10/05)
The Board Members of the New Madrid County Service Unit of the Salvation Army would like to thank those giving money to the Katrina Hurricane victims. Contributions were received from area clubs, service organizations and individuals. Through your efforts our local service unit transferred approximately $4,500 to the Gulf Coast area residents...
Your view: There is help (10/10/05)
This is in response to the Speakout issue regarding elderly rights in the Friday, September 23, paper. Residents in nursing homes DO have rights mandated by federal and state law. The Ombudsman Program was established by the Older American's Act to be a "voice" for residents in long term care facilities, assuring that resident rights are upheld.The Ombudsman Program seeks to advocate for individual residents as well as inform the public regarding nursing home issues...
Speakout 10/10 (10/10/05)
Just got home from the parade. It was fantastic. I loved it. I love the Shriner's clowns. I love the people who throw out the candy for the kids. That is one of the sweetest things that was ever started. But, what I saw today was absolutely ridiculous. ...