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Stories from Tuesday, November 15, 2005

Cookbook, Charlie Company history will be sold (11/15/05)
SIKESTON -- A new cookbook offering soldiers' favorite recipes -- from zucchini relish to monkey bread to cheese dips -- as well as the history of the 1140th Engineer Battalion's now dissolved Charlie Company has arrived just in time for the holiday season...
Exercise program returns (11/15/05)
SIKESTON -- Looking for a way to make it through the holidays without expanding your waistline? ReStart's Shape Up Sikeston! may be just what you need. Missouri Delta Medical Center's ReStart held the first Shape Up Sikeston! competitive exercise program last year from Dec. 1, 2004, through Feb. 1...
Family night (11/15/05)
Kelly Davis, a Sikeston Senior High School orchestra student, plays for children attending the Family Night at the Sikeston Public Library Monday night. Gay French and her orchestra students presented "An Evening of Classical Music." Children learned about a variety of instruments with hands-...
Area men sentenced in federal court (11/15/05)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - A Scott County man will serve nearly 20 years in a federal prison on drug charges. Harry J. Imhoff, 39, was sentenced to 235 months in prison on one felony count of attempt to manufacture methamphetamine, one felony count of unlawful possession of pseudoephedrine and one felony count of manufacturing methamphetamine Monday in U.S. District Court. Upon release from prison, Imhoff will be placed on supervised release for a period of six years...
SHS spikers named all-conference (11/15/05)
SIKESTON - Three Sikeston Lady Bulldog volleyball players received All-SEMO Conference recognition recently. Sophomore Martika Davis was named to the all-conference first team as a middle blocker. She led the Lady Bulldogs this season in kills (152), kill percentage (.369) and blocks (60)...
Jessie Freeland (11/15/05)
MINER -- Jessie Marie Freeland, 82, died at 7:36 a.m. Nov. 15, 2005, at the Miner Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Lola Moore (11/15/05)
GREENVILLE -- Lola Agnes Moore, 72, formerly of Holcomb, died Nov. 13, 2005, at her home. Born Aug. 18, 1933, at Hardesty Ridge near Blytheville, Ark., daughter of the late Roy Williams and Mattie Hardesty Ward, she had lived in Holcomb for many years and was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Campbell...
George Banks (11/15/05)
BERTRAND - George Junior Banks, 78, formerly of East Prairie, died at 2:20 a.m. Nov. 13, 2005, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Oct. 23, 1927, in New Madrid County to the late Luther and Birdie Baker Banks, he lived most of his life in New Madrid and Mississippi counties and was a retired farmer...
Jonelle Walker (11/15/05)
BERNIE - Jonelle Walker, 78, died Nov. 13, 2005, in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter. Born Aug. 22, 1927, at Holcomb, daughter of the late Richard and Vallie Lowe Oates, she was a housewife and of the Baptist belief. On Feb. 9, 1948, at Pontiac, Mich., she married Edward Lee Walker, who preceded her in death...
Diane Coffer (11/15/05)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers for the funeral service conducted on Monday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Chapel of Dexter for Diane Coffer, 54, who died Nov. 11, 2005, were: Jason Groves, Rick Lane, Gary Sides, Dean Sides, Steve Kinder and Keith Miller.
C.M. "Buddy" Sikes (11/15/05)
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Clarence Marvin "Buddy" Sikes, 84, died Nov. 12, 2005, in Colorado Springs. Born Feb. 13, 1921, in Matthews, Mo., he was the son of the late Ross and Hazel Watkins Sikes. He served in the United States Army during World War II and was decorated for his valor in the Pacific Campaign. ...
Robert Box Jr. (11/15/05)
PRINCETON, Ind. -- Robert Box Jr., 76, formerly of Portageville, Mo., died Nov. 15, 2005, at St. Luke's Hospital in Houston, Texas. Arrangements are incomplete at DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
Looking Back 11/15 (11/15/05)
MATTHEWS - Lightning is believed to have caused the fire which destroyed the high school building at Matthews early last Friday morning. CHARLESTON - The annual Christmas parade, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce, will be held Dec. 2, beginning at 7:30 p.m. The parade will be made up of four bands, 35 floats, clowns, horseback riders, tractors and farm machinery, together with marching units...
New York City does not define the U.S. (11/15/05)
Here is yet another reason to dislike New York City - as if I needed any more reasons. It seems the last country music station in the Big Apple has shut its doors. No more country for our friends in the big city. Now New York has all-Spanish stations, hip hop out the you know what, talk radio, heavy metal, etc. But not one country music station is available in New York. Interestingly in upper New York state, country music is the leading radio format. But not in the city...
Your view: Good job! (11/15/05)
Dear Editor: We recently played in the Bootheel Classic Soccer Tournament, our first experience outside local league play. The organizers of the torunament, especially chairman Phil Black, are to be commended. Our players and parents had a wonderful experience and there is talk already of coming back next fall, but picking more teams to come along and play...
Speakout 11/15 (11/15/05)
There was a large breed dog found in the vicinity of Ag Mart. To identify, call Ag Mart. This goes out to the person who wrote Get It Straight in the Wednesday paper. Yes, we had the million man march and yes, taxpayers paid for it. So what, big deal. ...