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Stories from Tuesday, October 11, 2005

HIDTA program will continue in Scott County (10/11/05)
BENTON -- The High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area program will continue for another year with a new special drug prosecutor. Federal funds offered through the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy are made available through the HIDTA program to fund assistant prosecutor positions to focus on methamphetamine and other drug cases...
Fines and forfeitures help victims (10/11/05)
SIKESTON - Fines and forfeitures by criminals in federal court are helping crime victims in Southeast Missouri. Missouri received over $7.4 million in Victim of Crime Act grants with monies going to local agencies funding advocates and shelter for those victimized by criminals...
'Stranger Danger' (10/11/05)
Sikeston Department of Public Safety School Resource Officer Joey Henry and YMCA Fun Club member Johnathan McAnulty demonstrate what do if a child is abducted Monday morning at the YMCA of Southeast Missouri. Henry spoke to the students during the "Stranger Danger" course which is about safety, what to do if lost and what to do if you are being abducted...
Golf glance: Bootheel Golf Club (10/11/05)
LEAGUE RESULTS: Sunday Points Game First place team: Dave Huntsman, Mike Scott Second place team: Mike Newman, Keith McCanless Third place: Jerry Dietzel, Aaron Moore Fourth place: Rick Baldwin, Kenny Woodard Tuesday Senior League: First place team: Ron McClendon, Gene Long, Rich Myer, Harold Hollis, 56...
LaWanda Jackson (10/11/05)
EAST PRAIRIE - LaWanda Sue Jackson, 58, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died at 9:30 p.m. Oct. 9, 2005, in the East Prairie Nursing Center. Born Sept. 3, 1947, in the Pultight Community near East Prairie, daughter of Mary Eveline Bone Hendrix of East Prairie and the late Alfred Thomas Hendrix, she lived most of her life in East Prairie where she was a member of the Full Gospel Church. ...
Ralph Carr Jr. (10/11/05)
CHARLESTON - Ralph Reece Carr Jr., 68, died at 7:35 a.m. Oct. 10, 2005, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Nov. 7, 1936, in Charleston, son of the late Ralph and Geneva Murphy Carr, he had lived his entire life in Charleston where he was a member of St. Henry Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus. He was a farmer and a pilot; he served with the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War. He was a member of the Charleston VFW Post 4294...
Nellie O'Neal (10/11/05)
PUXICO - Nellie R. O'Neal, 66, died Oct. 10, 2005, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. Born April 12, 1939, in Broseley, daughter of the late Nathaniel and Trannie Adkins Moran, she had been a resident of Dexter for several years and moved to the Puxico area 17 years ago. She attended the Corinth General Baptist Church near Puxico...
Billie Huffstutler (10/11/05)
MATTHEWS - Billie James Huffstutler, 83, died at 5:25 p.m. Oct. 10, 2005, at his residence. Born Oct. 27, 1921, in Kennett, son of the late William Morris and Mary Alice Bird Huffstutler, he attended school in Holcomb and graduated from Wardell High School. ...
Cynthia Frazier (10/11/05)
WICKLIFFE, Ky. - Cynthia Chloe Laster Frazier, 49, formerly of Wyatt, Mo., died at 9:20 p.m. Oct. 9, 2005 at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah. Born Nov. 12, 1955, in Wyatt, she was the daughter of Gene and Dorothy Tatum Laster of rural Wickliffe. Following graduation from Charleston, Mo., High School in 1974, she moved to Houston, Texas, where she worked as an accountant with Brown-Root Accounting Firm for several years. ...
Loetta Andrews (10/11/05)
SIKESTON -- Loetta Andrews, 72, died Oct. 9, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Oct. 7, 1932, in Center Ridge, Ark., she was the daughter of the late John and Ora Jordan Andrews Becker. Survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, David and Isa Andrews of Florida; one sister, Anna Plunk of Morehouse; one stepbrother, Glenn Becker of Columbia; and one grandson, Jeremy Andrews of Texas...
Lola Mae Bagby (10/11/05)
SIKESTON -- Lola Mae Bagby, 97, died Oct. 10, 2005, at Clearview Nursing Center. Born Oct. 17, 1907, in Townley, daughter of the late Oscar William and Lena Mae Walker Pippins, she moved to Elgin, Ill., in the early 1950s and worked at the Ducane Factory until retirement. She was of the Church of Christ belief...
Mildred Aslin (10/11/05)
DEXTER - Mildred Aslin, 82, died Oct. 11, 2005. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Jeffy Lowry (10/11/05)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Jeffy Dell Lowry, 60, died Oct. 10, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Una Rogers (10/11/05)
MARSTON - Una M. Rogers, 81, died Oct. 10, 2005, at Sikeston Convalescent Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time with DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
Births (Published 10/11) (10/11/05)
NEW MADRID - Elizabeth Smith and Randy Jackson are the parents of their second child, second daughter, born Sept. 4, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Akara Infinity Randi Jackson weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces and was 19 inches long. Maternal grandparent is Joyce Smith...
Looking Back 10/11 (10/11/05)
SIKESTON -An attempt to secure a branch of the Barlow Cannery of Barlow, Ky., is being made for Sikeston by Frank Miller, secretary of the Sikeston Chamber of Commerce. ORAN- Two vapor lights were ordered installed at Highway 77 and Church Street by the city council...
Medicaid roll must have some limits (10/11/05)
Vermont is one of those solidly-Democratic states where government is expected to provide for every need imaginable. Because of their liberal, blue-state leaning, Vermont has expanded their Medicaid rolls to include one in every four residents. Many of those Medicaid recipients are far from low-income. But Vermont wanted to prove that government could provide health care coverage for all citizens regardless of the cost...
Speakout 10/11 (10/11/05)
Why isn't there a stop sign on the street that comes from the A&W? All the other streets have stops. I was almost hit there the other day by a truck. There should really be a sign there. I would like to speak out about the kid's fund raising events. ...