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Stories from Friday, October 14, 2005

Sikeston girls make mark on national horse scene (10/14/05)
SIKESTON -- Any time 15-year-old Claire Dolan has a hard day when nothing seems to be going her way, she knows exactly who to turn to for comfort -- her friend, Isabella, a Paso Fino horse she acquired only a few months ago. "The horse always understands what you're feeling," Dolan confided...
Touching up (10/14/05)
City of Sikeston Public Works employees Jeff Archie and Josh McClendon paint the west side of City Hall Thursday morning. The city is in the process of repainting the building for the first time in 15 years..
Fire Prevention Week (10/14/05)
Tre Sterling, a first grade student at Morehouse Elementary School, adjusts a firefighter's helmet while wearing a firefighter's coat Wednesday afternoon. Cpt. Dewayne Hawkins of the Miner Fire Department visited the school for Fire Prevention Week. Hawkins' son attends the school...
Radio unit is nearly ready (10/14/05)
CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County is a step close to having its mobile communication unit for use during emergencies. County officials have purchased the communication unit's power source: a Honda 4500 generator. Commissioner Homer Oliver said during the regular County Commission meeting Thursday that the generator is a little larger than commissioners discussed previously but should "more than adequately serve our purpose."...
Fantasy Info 411 (10/14/05)
I'd like to first say hello and welcome you to the column. The topics discussed here will be a little new to some of you, but for those of you who participate in fantasy sports, it will hopefully become a great source of information. Everywhere you look in the world of fantasy sports, there are experts. ...
SHS soccer shuts out Kennett, 3-0 (10/14/05)
KENNETT -- Sikeston broke a first-half scoreless deadlock with three second- half goals to defeat Kennett 3-0 on Thursday. The Bulldogs Scott Gardner scored all three goals off two assists from Ryan Beaird and another from Andrew Box. Sikeston (9-10) held a 31-4 edge in shots...
Lola Mae Bagby (10/14/05)
DEXTER - Pallbearers for services conducted Thursday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Lola Mae Bagby, who died Oct. 10, 2005, were: Terry Stacy, Dean Medlin, Jerry Bagby, Alan Bagby, Charles Bagby Jr. and Leslie Shackelford.
Nellie O'Neal (10/14/05)
PUXICO -- Pallbearers for the funeral service conducted today at the Watkins and Sons Chapel for Nellie R. O'Neal, who died on Oct. 10, 2005, were: Jason Tibbs, David Powers, Steven Chidster, Trennis Meritt, Barry Caldwell, Loran Caldwell and Ronnie Julius...
Myrtle Driskill (10/14/05)
BLOOMFIELD - Myrtle Driskill, 72, died Oct. 13, 2005, in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter and will be announced later.
Births (Published 10/14) (10/14/05)
DEXTER - Kara Tucker is the parent of her first child, a daughter, born at 3:17 p.m. Sept. 9, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Kylee Ray Tucker weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce and was 19 inches long. Grandparents are Kelly Tucker and Lora Rowland. EAST PRAIRIE - Chad and Jamie Haines are the parents of their second child, first son, born at 7:43 p.m. Sept. 10, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. James Clayton Haines weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19 inches long...
Looking Back 10/14 (10/14/05)
SIKESTON - Mrs. H. E. Rueber entertained with a party for small children at their home on North Ranney Avenue Monday afternoon to honor her son, John Thomas, who had his 5th birthday. SIKESTON - The Bank of Sikeston's seventh annual new car show will be held Friday and Saturday. Nine dealers will take part. The new automobiles, trucks and trailers will be on display at the Bank of Sikeston parking lot adjacent to the post office beginning at noon Friday and ending Saturday night...
Speakout 10/14 (10/14/05)
My wallet was stolen Friday night and I would like to know if any one finds it, please turn it in to the police department. I have pictures in there that are very special to me. My son is deceased now and his picture is in there, my junior prom picture. There's no money, but credit cards, whatever, you can have those, just return my pictures or turn them in to the police department...