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Stories from Monday, November 14, 2005

Squad looks for win at state (11/14/05)
SIKESTON - As the MSHSAA cheerleading competition approaches, the Sikeston High School cheerleaders hope to bring home another state title as they did in 2003. The squad, which came in a close second last year to Grain Valley, a Kansas City squad, has set their expectations high for the state competition, which will be held at the University of Missouri's Hearnes Center, Nov. 18-19...
Local court administrator is honored (11/14/05)
SIKESTON - An innovator in the juvenile justice system has an another award to add to the list of honors she has received during her career. Barbara Smith, court administrator of the 33rd Circuit Juvenile Court, received the Missouri Juvenile Justice Association's Andrew Jackson Higgins Excellence in Juvenile Justice Award. The award recognizes an individual who is committed to assuring a quality juvenile justice service delivery system in Missouri...
George Banks (11/14/05)
BERTRAND -- George Junior Banks, 78, formerly of East Prairie, died at 2:20 a.m. Nov. 13, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
David Emmons (11/14/05)
SCOTT CITY -- David Gerald Emmons, 63, died Nov. 11, 2005, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 1, 1942, at Doniphan, son of the late Williams Robert and Mona Ester Nesbit Emmons, he was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served in Vietnam and was employed with Southeast Missouri State University as a Utilities Power Plant maintenance journeyman. He was a member of the St. Augustine Catholic Church in Kelso and the Knights of Columbus 6420 in Scott City...
Lois Ray (11/14/05)
DONIPHAN - Lois M. Ray, 75, died Nov. 11, 2005, in Current River Nursing Center at Doniphan. Born Jan. 31, 1930, in Portageville, daughter of the late Fred and Mary Jane Brown Phillips, she was a member and former secretary of Antioch Baptist Church, a member of the Women's Auxiliary Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3485 in Doniphan, operated a grocery store and later worked at Fred's in Doniphan...
Maylene Dozier (11/14/05)
SIKESTON - Maylene F. Dozier, 89, died Nov. 12, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born May 26, 1916, in Winfield, Ala., daughter of the late George and Elizabeth "Shug" Tidwell, she was of the Baptist belief. In 1936, she married Nokie Dozier who preceded her in death on Oct. 21, 1980...
Rosa Mauk (11/14/05)
LILBOURN - Rosa P. Mauk, 95, died Nov. 12, 2005, at New Madrid Nursing Center in New Madrid. Born Feb. 12, 1910, in Helena, Ark., daughter of the late Noah and Melthenia Tucker Willis, she was a member of the Catron Baptist Church. On Dec. 20,1931, she married Master Sgt. Samuel Mauk, USAF retired, who preceded her in death on March 6, 1971...
Essie Griffin (11/14/05)
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Essie Jewell Griffin, 80, formerly of Essex, Mo., died Nov. 11, 2005, in Sacramento. Born Nov. 12, 1924, in Delaplaine, Ark., daughter of the late William Edward and Bertha Wilson Prince, she was a member of the Olive Branch General Baptist Church where she served 16 years as a Sunday school teacher. She also served as a Sunday school teacher for 12 years at the Harmony General Baptist Church in San Rafael, Calif., and was president of the Missionary Society for 20 years...
William Rose (11/14/05)
DEXTER -- William Rose, 73, died Nov. 13, 2005, in the Missouri Southern Healthcare. Arrangements are incomplete at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Jonelle Walker (11/14/05)
BERNIE -- Jonelle Walker, 78, died Nov. 13, 2005, in the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
James Duke (11/14/05)
OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. -- James Leslie Duke, 74, died at 1:20 p.m. Nov. 12, 2005, at Ocean Springs Hospital in Ocean Springs. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie, Mo.
Maye Barnes (11/14/05)
CHARLESTON - Maye Bradley Barnes, 80, died at 7:30 a.m. Nov. 13, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Aug. 26, 1925, in Scott County, daughter of the late Schuyler Anson and Rita Pearl Bradley, she was a graduate of Diehlstadt High School and was employed with First Security State Bank in Charleston. ...
Mae Whittaker (11/14/05)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers for funeral services conducted Saturday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Mae Ida Whittaker, 65, who died Nov. 3, 2005, were: Andre Thompson, Dennis Thornton, C.C. Jacobs, James Brooks, Shun Moore and Bobby Thornton...
Looking Back 11/14 (11/14/05)
CANALOU - Mrs. Bud Beardslee and Mrs. Robert Davis shopped in St. Louis Monday. BENTON - Salaries and fees of Scott County offices will be increased. Most of the increases, authorized by the Legislature, are effective next year. The prosecuting attorney has been raised $3,200 a year, based on the country's assessed valuation of more than $49 million. The sheriff and his chief deputy will be allowed an increase of from $100 to $200 per month on mileage fees...
Speakout 11/14 (11/14/05)
Around 8:30 p.m. on Sunday, Wal Mart had approximately 24 rotisserie chickens and several six piece chicken meals. When I asked the deli clerk what all the chickens were for, she stated that Wal Mart had started a policy to have the 24 chickens cooked and put out by 4 p.m., even though the deli doesn't sell that many, so this was the reason for all the unsold chicken. ...