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Stories from Thursday, October 13, 2005

Flu shots available for those considered high-risk (10/13/05)
SIKESTON -- Fall weather often marks one of the first signs of influenza season, and this year health officials aren't wasting any time administering their first round of flu shots. Beginning at 9 a.m. Friday the Scott County Health Department will administer shots to those considered high-risk. Medicare, Medicaid or $15 will be accepted...
FEMA contract adds jobs (10/13/05)
SIKESTON -- The first temporary home produced in Sikeston for a family displaced by recent hurricanes in the Gulf Coast rolled off the line Wednesday. Heritage American Homes, a division of Patriot Homes Inc., was awarded a large contract by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help produce "FEMA houses for temporary living," according to Al Glaes, plant manager for the Sikeston Heritage American Homes facility...
Dexter to host Caruthersivlle in SEMO Central Battle (10/13/05)
DEXTER - The Dexter Bearcats football team will host the Caruthersville Tigers on Friday night in a SEMO Central matchup. The Bearcats (3-3) come in on a high as they traveled to Charleston and spanked the Bluejays 33-12. The Tigers (2-4) are smarting after a last second lost to Earle, Ark. 26-21...
Chaffee, Kelly eliminated in sectionals (10/13/05)
CHAFFEE -- The state playoffs bring a different level of pressure, something that cannot be accounted for in practice. For most of the eight innings of Wednesday's Class 1 sectional softball game between Chaffee and Miller, the host Red Devils were able to handle the pressure of their first sectional appearance...
Sikeston volleyball falls in straight sets to N.D. (10/13/05)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs volleyball lost a tough, two set match to the Notre Dame Bulldogs at Notre Dame High School by scores of 25-22 and 25-20. "Disappointed with the effort," said Sikeston head coach Steve Beydler. "We had a good chance to play them tough and take it to three sets, if not win the match. We have got to play better and stop the long rallies."...
Alsup places high (10/13/05)
Pictured is Jacob Alsup, who was the lone award winner for Sikeston in the Marshall County Invitational. Alsup is wearing the shirt he was awarded for finishing in the top 30 in his race. Running his best race of the year, he finished 24th out of 70 runners in the middle school division...
'Dogs look to eliminate mistakes Friday (10/13/05)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston Bulldogs will try to get their first win of the season on Friday night when the Kennett Indians visit SPS Stadium for a 7 p.m. game. Sikeston has gone through plenty of struggles this season, but the last games have given the Bulldogs a little life...
Lucille Burch (10/13/05)
BERNIE - Lucille Burch, 84, died Oct. 12, 2005, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born Oct. 6, 1921, in Parma, daughter of the late Everett and Effie Sampson Bilderback, she had retired from Brown Shoe Company and was a member of the Bernie Church of Christ...
Louise Aston (10/13/05)
WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. - Lillian Louise Aston, 78, formerly of New Madrid, Mo., died at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 11, 2005, at Crittenden County Hospital in West Memphis. Born March 15, 1927, at New Madrid, she was the daughter of the late James Lilbourn "Bede" and Elsie Smart Stepp. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in New Madrid and a 1945 graduate of New Madrid High School. She attended Southeast Missouri State Teachers College in Cape Girardeau, Mo...
Darnell Jackson (10/13/05)
HOWARDVILLE -- Darnell Dominque Jackson, 19, died Oct. 10, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born May 23, 1986, in Cape Girardeau, he was the son of Donald Ray Jackson and Avon C. Hill of Howardville. In addition to his parents, he is survived by: one brother, Jermaire Hill of Howardville; one sister, Mercedes Jackson of Cape Girardeau; and his grandparents, Bernice Hill and Richard Anderson of Howardville and Fred Graham of New Madrid...
Albert Middleton (10/13/05)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for funeral services held Wednesday at the Ponder Funeral Home for Albert Richard Middleton, 68, who died Oct. 9, 2005, were: Doug Schott, Jeff Schott, Mike Huckelbary, Joe Dumey, James Riggins and Jim Stone.
Glenda Johnson (10/13/05)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers at services conducted Tuesday at the First Baptist Church in Dexter for Glenda Johnson, 73, who died on Oct. 9, 2005, were: Pete Snider, Mike Clippard, Don Lincoln, Don Kennedy, Don Daniel, Jon Daniel and Grand Winstead.
Ingrid Morlan (10/13/05)
WAPPAPELLO - Ingrid Porter Morlan, 58, formerly of Dexter, died Oct. 11, 2005, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Born Sept. 5, 1947, in Mannheim, Germany, daughter of the late James E. and Anna Reffert Porter Jr., she was a member of the First Church of God in Dexter...
Donald Russom (10/13/05)
MOREHOUSE - Donald Riley Russom, 74, of Morehouse, died at 7:43 a.m. Oct. 12, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Nov. 10, 1930, in Henderson, Tenn., to the late J.R. and Eva Robinson Russom, he had served in the U.S. Army and was a self-employed grain hauler. For four years he was a Canalou Police Judge. He was of the Assembly of God belief...
Births (Published 10/13) (10/13/05)
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 10/13 (10/13/05)
SIKESTON - Continuing their winning streak, the Sikeston Bulldogs chalked up victory No. 3 for the 1945 season last Friday night when they defeated the Dexter Bearcats 26-0. SIKESTON - College night at the Senior High School attracted 700 Sikeston and area high school students and parents, Harold Kiehne, director of secondary education, announced...
Registration is the voter's responsibility (10/13/05)
The whine from the left never seems to stop. Now Missouri's very own Rep. Lacy Clay of St. Louis sees a conspiracy among public assistance agencies in Missouri to deny voter registration information to minority aid recipients. Clay and his cronies seem to see conspiracies around every corner. ...
Speakout 10/13 (10/13/05)
Would you please refresh our memory on how the Clinton Building was funded, who built it and how it got its name? The city received a donation from Ray Clinton for the construction of the building and furnishing which amounted to about 44 percent of the total cost, according to Jiggs Moore, director of the city's parks and recreation department. The balance was funded by the city. The name came from Mr. Clinton....