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Stories from Friday, October 21, 2005

County, Charleston disagree on TIF funds (10/21/05)
CHARLESTON -- Charleston city officials can calculate how much county sales tax should have gone to their Tax Increment Financing fund but aren't likely to receive it. Officials from the city met with Mississippi County commissioners during the Commission's regular meeting Thursday...
Two killed in local accidents (10/21/05)
SIKESTON -- A Lodi man died Thursday after a vehicle struck a wire that he was hoisting to the top of a 35-foot-tall pole. William E. Friley, 29, was pronounced dead at the scene at 10:20 a.m. by Scott County Coroner Scott Amick. Friley was taken to Amick-Burnett Funeral Home in Scott City. ...
YMCA Afterschool program expanded (10/21/05)
SIKESTON -- A celebration promoting the importance of the YMCA's afterschool program was held nationwide Thursday, but it looks like Sikeston parents may already be catching on to the concept. In the past year, the Sikeston YMCA expanded its afterschool program to be licensed for 60 children...
Woman from Sikeston wins lottery bonus (10/21/05)
SIKESTON - A Sikeston resident was among three Missouri Lottery Powerball players who not only won the usual $200,000 second-level prize, but will also received a $653,492 cash bonus since the jackpot was hit for a total winnings of $853,492. The woman, whose name was not available at press time, had purchased her ticket at Jaspers, 1631 E. Malone, in Sikeston. Officials with Quick Check in Sikeston said she verified the number via their machine...
Priday has four hits in intrasquad scrimmage (10/21/05)
COLUMBIA -- Gold defeated Black 18-4 in game one of Mizzou Baseball's Fall World Series which was completed on Thursday. The game started on Wednesday, but was suspended in the bottom of the third inning due to rain and resumed on Thursday afternoon...
Fantasy forecast: Week 7 (10/21/05)
Hey folks! I hope that Week 6 brought victory to you and your fantasy football team. This week has a few interesting match-ups, but first, let me remind you to have your lineups in on time. Some leagues require their starting lineups be turned in prior to the beginning of the week's first game...
Kelly softball team has most playoff appearances in Missouri (10/21/05)
BENTON - The Kelly Lady Hawks softball program is known for having outstanding teams every season. Coach Rhonda Ratledge has a program at Kelly High School that is one of the top softball programs in the entire state. With 21 district titles, Kelly has the most district championships of any team, no matter the classification, in the state of Missouri for girls softball. All 21 of their district titles have come since 1980, including a staggering 15 in a row from 1986-2000...
Hazel Lockridge (10/21/05)
CHARLESTON -- Hazel Marie Lochridge, 83, died at 4:45 a.m. Oct. 21, 2005, at her home. Born Nov. 25, 1921, in Pemiscot County, daughter of the late Noel and Alice Merrick Pike, she had lived in Maryland and was employed in the prescription department of Drug Fair until her retirement in 1974. After retirement, she returned to Charleston where she was a member of the St. Henry Catholic Church...
Helen Cornwell (10/21/05)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Lily Helen Jackson "Granny" Cornwell, 87, died Oct. 20, 2005, at her home. Born May 26, 1918, in Perkins, daughter of the late Monroe and Rhoda E. Trout Jackson, she lived most of her life in East Prairie, where she was a member of the St. James General Baptist Church...
Josephine Kirkpatrick (10/21/05)
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. - Josephine Smithson Kirkpatrick, 82, formerly of East Prairie, died July 17, 2005, at her residence. Born March 6, 1922, in East Prairie, to the late Luther and Audie Ann Clapp Smithson, she had lived in Rancho Mirage for over 50 years...
Norman Gaines (10/21/05)
PERRYVILLE - Norman Scott Gaines, 56, died Oct. 19, 2005. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Roberta Key (10/21/05)
KEYSTONE HEIGHTS, Fla. - Roberta Grover Key, 71, formerly of Jackson, Mo., died Oct. 18, 2005, at Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville. Born Sept. 2, 1934, in Mascotte, she was the daughter of the late Johnnie Stephen and Lowena Blanche Baker Grover. On Feb. 2, 1954, she married Thomas A. Key who survives of the home...
Myrtle Newton (10/21/05)
SIKESTON - Myrtle D. Newton, 72, formerly of Morehouse, died at 4 p.m. Oct. 20, 2005, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center in Sikeston. Born June 28, 1933, in Idalia, daughter of the late Clyde "Cotton" and Mary Farmer Babb, she was a housewife and had worked 10 years with Himmelberger-Harrison Mfg. Co. in Morehouse...
Shirley Walker (10/21/05)
DEXTER - Shirley Arnold Walker, 67, died Oct. 20, 2005, near Dexter. Born Nov. 5, 1937, near Dexter, daughter of the late Walter David and Belva Roberts Arnold, she was employed as an inspector with Federal Mogul in Malden. Survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Bradley Shane and Robin Walker of Dexter; and two grandchildren, Seth Tyler Walker and Dustin Glenn Walker...
Jeanie Kneezle (10/21/05)
BLOOMFIELD - Alma "Jeanie" Kneezle, 73, formerly of Bell City, died Oct. 19, 2005, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born March 13, 1932, at Bell City, she was the daughter of the late Josh and Bertha Mayberry Kneezle. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by four sisters and one brother...
R.L. Bryant (10/21/05)
SIKESTON - R. L. Bryant, 92, died Oct. 21, 2005, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Born May 13, 1913, in Kewanee, daughter of the late Lee and Ellen McGlothin Bizzel, she was a member of Tanner Street Church of God where she was a nursery worker for many years. She had worked in the cafeteria of the old Middle School for Sikeston Public Schools before retiring...
Helen Reynolds (10/21/05)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at funeral services scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday at Concordia Lutheran Church in Sikeston for Mary Helen Reynolds, 76, who died Oct. 18, 2005, will be: Matt Reynolds, Sam Reynolds, Lonnie Waldrup, Lynn Ingram, Windy Blackman, Clarence Gragert, Perry Waltrip and Jim Payne...
Looking Back 10/21 (10/21/05)
SIKESTON -General Lufcy is suffering from a badly mangled foot, the injury coming from a piece of machinery falling on his left foot last Saturday morning while working at the International Shoe Factory. SIKESTON - The third quarterly meeting of the Delta Scottish Rites Club will be held in the Sikeston Masonic Temple Saturday. It will be open to the public. A film, "In the Hearts of Men" will be shown...
Your view: Disagreement (10/21/05)
I have the immense pleasure of disagreeing with Michael Jensen's October 16 column regarding the pessimistic nature America has adopted. While I do agree with your assessment of the American outlook, this outlook is justified by our government's recent failings...
Speakout 10/21 (10/21/05)
Is the city of Sikeston still trying to find a solution to our blackbird problem? During their regular meeting in September, the City Council decided to initiate a baiting program for blackbirds this year under the direction of Robert Byrd, wildlife specialist for the U.S. ...