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Stories from Thursday, October 27, 2005

Wednesday wreck (10/27/05)
Department of Public Safety officers and emergency personnel prepare to extricate Tina Hall, 37, of Sikeston from her vehicle after a Wednesday morning accident at the corner of Davis and Wakefield. The accident occurred at approximately 10:13 a.m. when the vehicle driven by Hall pulled away from a stop sign on eastbound Wakefield into the path of the vehicle driven by Jessica Landis, 24, of Scott City, that was traveling southbound on Davis and was struck. ...
Tax bills to come earlier in 2005 (10/27/05)
BENTON -- Scott County residents will see their tax bills a little earlier this year. "They should receive them this weekend," said Mark Hensley, collector of revenue for the county. "They're going out Friday. Normally they go out around the 10th of November."...
Resident to receive distinguished service award (10/27/05)
SIKESTON -- Working in a "man's world" all her life, Harryette Campbell is used to being the only female in an otherwise all-male group. So it seems only fitting, the Sikeston resident will be the only female among four males as they receive Distinguished Service Awards from Southeast Missouri State University on Saturday...
SHS looking to keep district hopes alive (10/27/05)
POPLAR BLUFF - On paper, Friday night's SEMO North game between Sikeston and Poplar Bluff looks fairly even. Both teams enter the 7 p.m. matchup at Morrow Stadium with identical 1-7 records. Both teams start and play a large number of underclassmen. And both teams have gone through growing pains this season...
East Prairie hoping to stay unbeaten in district play at Portageville (10/27/05)
PORTAGEVILLE - The second week of district play in high school football will start this Friday night and in Class 2, District 2 action, the Portageville Bulldogs will entertain the East Prairie Eagles. Portageville (3-5, 0-1 district) lost its first game in district last Friday to Caruthersville 60-6 while East Prairie (4-3, 1-0 district) won its first contest by defeating Malden, 26-6...
SEMO Conference Prep Corner (10/27/05)
Area Football Standings SEMO Conference Northern Division Southern Division Central Division _ Friday games _ Top Performers for Week 8 RUSHING 30 carries, 6.5 avg. ---------------------------------------- 31 carries, 6.3 avg., 4 TDs ----------------------------------------...
Evelyn Howlett (10/27/05)
MONROE, La. -- Evelyn Howlett, 97, formerly of Charleston, Mo., died at 8:20 a.m. Oct. 27, 2005, at Avalon Place in Monroe. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Alvin Redd (10/27/05)
SIKESTON -- Alvin Redd, 43, died Oct. 25, 2005, at the Clearview Nursing Center. Born July 31, 1962, in Sikeston, son of the late Leland and Betty Redd Baker, he lived his entire life in Sikeston where he was a 1981 graduate of Sikeston Senior High School and a member of the Cornerstone Baptist Church...
Lillian Harper (10/27/05)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Lillian Cora Harper, 86, died at 3:30 p.m. Oct. 25, 2005, in the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Jan. 31, 1919, in Steele, daughter of the late Elige Gilbert and Cora Melissa Debez' Pearson, she lived most of her life in Mississippi County and was of the Baptist belief...
Dick Martin (10/27/05)
ST. CHARLES - Lee A. "Dick" Martin, 85, formerly of Dexter, died Oct. 27, 2005, in the Mark Twain Manor at Bridgeton. Born Oct. 2, 1920, in Dexter, son of the late John C. and Maude Ice Martin, he was a member of the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Dexter. He was the former owner of Martin Brothers Service Station and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II...
Oniece Watkins (10/27/05)
BERNIE -- Oniece Embrey Watkins, 81, died Oct. 24, 2005, in Malden. Born June 18, 1924, in Bernie, daughter of the late Caroll and Coillee Lena Johnson Embrey, she was a lifelong resident of Bernie. She had operated a daycare for children out of her home and was a member of the Bernie Alliance Church...
Leonard Colley (10/27/05)
SIKESTON -- Leonard Vernon Colley, 88, died Oct. 25, 2005, at Sells Rest Home in Matthews. Born June 26, 1917, in Sikeston, son of the late Horace and Gertrude Fisher Colley, he was a lifelong resident of Sikeston and a seven-year veteran of the U.S. ...
Looking Back 10/27 (10/27/05)
SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Harwell and son, Gary, who have been residing in Jonesboro, Ark., will take up their residence here Saturday. Mr. Harwell, a former captain in the army who served with the Yanks in England, France and Germany, will be associated in business with his brother, J.R. Harwell...
Civil trial's verdict is based on greed (10/27/05)
Remember the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center? That terrorist attack was a prelude to the Sept. 11 attack that downed the twin towers. Six were killed and a thousand injured in that 1993 attack when a truck loaded with a half-ton of explosives was parked in the basement garage of the World Trade Center. Muslim extremists were found guilty of planting that fatal bomb...
Speakout 10/27 (10/27/05)
I just want to encourage everyone to come out to pet parade downtown on the 29th. It will be great for people who don't even have pets. Bring your kids. This is more than one call I have made about the Complex area in Sikeston. There's an area that used to be where the Little League Football scores were kept. ...