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Stories from Wednesday, November 16, 2005

Tornadoes spotted in area (11/16/05)
LILBOURN - Residents of Lilbourn were sighing in relief after a tornado brushed over their community Tuesday afternoon. The mid-afternoon storm damaged the community, briefly knocking out power but Lilbourn Fire Chief Dave McClarty said no one was seriously injured, although one person apparently received minor injuries...
Food service vendors meet with officials (11/16/05)
BENTON -- Scott County officials need to put together a request for proposals with exactly what they want in food services at the county jail. Food service vendors met with commissioners during the regular meeting County Commission meeting Tuesday to pitch their companies to county officials...
Fatal accident is discovered (11/16/05)
BLOOMFIELD - A fatal accident was discovered Tuesday morning. Samantha G. Vaughn, 23, of Dexter was pronounced dead at the scene of an accident on Route E, 1.5 miles east of Bloomfield, by Stoddard County Coroner Morgan Sifford at 8:46 a.m.. The accident apparently occurred sometime Tuesday...
Tuesday fire (11/16/05)
The Sikeston Department of Public Safety responded to a fire on the 1100 block of Ruth Street Tuesday afternoon. Further details were not available at press time.
SEMO All-Conference teams are named (11/16/05)
SIKESTON - The SEMO Conference released its all-conference teams in the three divisions on Wednesday. The Sikeston Bulldogs placed five players on the SEMO North first team. Senior offensive lineman Craig Millington, senior wide receiver Robbie Howard, senior punter Tyler Baker, sophomore defensive tackle Robert Madison and junior linebacker Jerod Scott all were named to the first team...
Nobody asked me but . . . (11/16/05)
Nobody asked me but...it is time for the first annual NAMB Awards. This award celebrates the best football player at each position. To the inventor, goes the spoils and what I saw out on the field this football season is who I thought deserved the NAMBY...
Boxers compete in championships (11/16/05)
ST. LOUIS -- Mississippi County Boxing traveled to St. Louis Thursday night to start competing in the USA Boxing Championships at the South Broadway Athletic Club. Only two boxers from Mississippi County Boxing entered the tournament. This is the "Tournament of Tournaments" in the amateur boxing world, not only will fighters competing at the USA Nationals in Colorado become nationally ranked, but they will also try to qualify for the USA Boxing Team which travels the world competing against other countries. ...
Randy Lemonds (11/16/05)
DELTA - Randy Lee Lemonds, 49, died at 10:45 a.m. Nov. 14, 2005, at Provena Covenant Medical Center in Urbana, Ill. Born Sept. 9, 1956, in Flint, Mich., son of Ronald and Wanda Shrum Lemonds of Delta, he was employed as a concrete finisher with Mayfield Concrete in St. Louis...
Lourene Thacker (11/16/05)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Lourene Caldwell Thacker, 85, died Nov. 13, 2005, in Kennett. Born Feb. 4, 1920, in Chickasaw County, Miss., daughter of the late William Wesley and Nora Hoke Caldwell, she was a member of College Hill Baptist Church in Calhoun County, Miss., but attended the Boekerton Baptist Church in Portageville. She was a homemaker...
Eugene Parks (11/16/05)
DEXTER - Eugene Ernest Parks, 84, died Nov. 14, 2005, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Born Nov. 1, 1921, in Chaffee, son of the late Emmett and Ora Seager Parks, he had lived in Southeast Missouri and the Dexter area all his life. He had worked as a carpenter and was a veteran of the United States Army. He was of the Baptist belief...
William Rose (11/16/05)
DEXTER - William L. Rose, 73, died Nov. 13, 2005, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter. Born Feb. 3, 1932, at Toledo, Ohio, to the late Escho Burr Rose and Clarsie E. Rennison Rose, he was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in the Korean War and a semi-truck driver...
Samantha Vaughn (11/16/05)
DEXTER -- Samantha Gail Vaughn, 23, died Nov. 15, 2005, due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident near Bloomfield. Born Oct. 30, 1982, n Dexter, she was the daughter of the late Elaine Vaughn Northern. Arrangements are incomplete at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Service in Dexter...
Jessie Freeland (11/16/05)
SIKESTON - Jessie Marie Freeland, 82, died at 7:36 a.m. Nov. 15, 2005, at the Miner Nursing Center. Born Sept. 19, 1923, at Commerce to the late Issac and Mary Inman, she was a retired housekeeper for Missouri Delta Medical Center and Hunter Acres Nursing Home in Sikeston...
Robert Box Jr. (11/16/05)
PRINCETON, Ind. -- Robert Box Jr., 76, formerly of Portageville, Mo., died Nov. 15, 2005, at St. Luke's Hospital in Houston, Texas. Born April 20, 1929, in Portageville, son of the late Etta Jones and Robert Box Sr., he was a member of the First Church of God Faith...
Looking Back 11/16 (11/16/05)
CANALOU - Rose Marie Johnson visited friends at Canalou last Saturday and Sunday. --- SIKESTON - Mrs. C. T. Old will entertain friends with an evening party at her home on North Street, tomorrow night. NEW MADRID - New Madrid County superintendents of schools have requested the county's eight school districts be reorganized into one unit. ...
Meth signs won't solve problem (11/16/05)
I want to ask a serious question but the answer to me is so overwhelmingly obvious. But I'll ask nonetheless. Are you aware that methamphetamine (meth) is dangerous and addictive? Are you aware that the drug can be produced in makeshift "labs" and requires only cold tablets and common household chemicals? Are you aware that the drug is dangerous to make and that those around the "labs" can suffer health problems?...
Speakout 11/16 (11/16/05)
Can you see about putting some city water out here at Pharris Ridge? We live at Route 3 right across from Morehouse and we need city water. We do not like this well water. I checked ABC, CBS and NBC to see if they had the President on when he made the Veteran's Day speech. Of course, they didn't. They're so afraid that the ignorant will be educated, but they don't worry about the stupid because they can't be educated...