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Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Stories from Monday, November 21, 2005

Two children hurt in ATV accident (11/21/05)
CHARLESTON -- A 7-year-old and a 3-year-old were seriously injured after being ejected from a four-wheeler Saturday in Mississippi County. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, at 5:30 p.m. on County Road 401, three miles southwest of Charleston, an accident occurred as Lucas E. Hurley, 7, of Cape Girardeau was operating an all-terrain vehicle and lost control. The ATV overturned and ejected both Hurley and his 3-year-old passenger, Gabriel A. Hurley, 3, of Cape Girardeau...
Scouting for food (11/21/05)
Cherokee District Boys Scouts and Cubs Scouts sort canned goods at the First Assembly of God Church Saturday morning. Over 9,200 cans were collected in the Sikeston, Miner and Morehouse areas for the 2005 Scouting for Food drive. Scouting for Food is the nation's largest one-day food drive, raising 15 percent of area food pantries' yearly supply and feeding the hungry in the community for three months...
Winter could be mild in Midwest (11/21/05)
COLUMBIA -- Winter heating bills might not be so bad after all. A National Weather Service Climate Prediction Center forecast released Thursday predicts another mild Missouri winter. Ten of the last 15 Missouri winters have been warmer than normal, based on temperature normals calculated during the 30-year period 1971-2000, said Patrick Guinan, University of Missouri Extension climatologist. ...
Soccer champs (11/21/05)
Sikeston Black, a fifth and sixth grade all-star soccer team, took first place in the Cape Girardeau CAYSA Classic. Team members are: (front row) Quinten Hyde, Cody Middleton and Blake Angle; (middle row) Cord Sheehy, Josh Hampton, Evan Deere and Tyler Anderson; (back row) Josh Bill, Brandon Goodwin, Lucas Houchin, Michael Gipson, Keldon Warfield, Jackson Stallings and Tyler Neal. Not pictured: players Hunter Williams and Zack Shaw, coaches Teresa Houchin and Latina Hampton...
Marcella Swinney (11/21/05)
ALTON, Ill. - Marcella Swinney, 84, died at 10:40 a.m. Nov. 19, 2005, at Eunice C. Smith Nursing Home in Alton. Born Feb. 7, 1921, in Alton, daughter of the late Mark and Elizabeth Bray Brueggeman, she retired from Alton Unit School District 11 in 1984 after nine years of food service. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, VFW Post 138 Ladies Auxiliary and was an Alton Area Toast Mistress...
Larry Glaus (11/21/05)
BENTON - Lawrence Eugene "Larry" Glaus, 65, died Nov. 18, 2005, at his residence. Born Nov. 8, 1940, in Cape Girardeau, son of Virginia M. LeGrand Glaus of Benton and the late Lawrence Glaus, he was an equipment installer with Western Electric and Falcon Communications and a veteran of the United States Navy. He was a member of St. Denis Catholic Church in Benton and the Eagles Club Aerie 4206 in Sikeston...
Louise McBride (11/21/05)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Mildred "Louise" McBride, 90, died Nov. 20, 2005, at her home in East Prairie. Born March 20, 1915, in New Madrid County, she was the daughter of the late Joe and Edna Crosser Meate. Her husband, Jesse McBride, preceded her in death...
Burtch Job (11/21/05)
KELSO -- Clarence Arthur "Butch" Job, 72, died at 3:15 p.m. Nov. 18, 2005, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 22, 1933, in Cape Girardeau, son of the late Arthur and Ella Schwabb Job, he was a rail road conductor for Cotton Belt. He was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church in Kelso and Knights of Columbus Council 6420 of Scott City...
Carroll Robertson (11/21/05)
SIKESTON -- Carroll Robertson, 91, died Nov. 21, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Samantha Vaughn (11/21/05)
DEXTER - Pallbearers for the funeral service conducted Saturday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Chapel in Dexter for Samantha Gail Vaughn, 23, who died Nov. 15, 2005, were: Ray McCluskey, Jimmy Bolin, Travis Vincent, Cary Grant Jones, Daniel Reinbott and Ronnie Reynolds...
Sally Kirby (11/21/05)
EAST PRAIRIE - Sally Linley Kirby, 41, died at 11:45 p.m. Nov. 20, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
J.B. Benson (11/21/05)
EAST PRAIRIE - James Byron "J.B." Benson, 94, died Nov. 19, 2005, at his home. Visitation is after 5:30 p.m. until time of memorial service at 7 p.m. Tuesday, with Elizabeth Wilson officiating, at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Births (Published 11/21) (11/21/05)
SIKESTON - Shana and Darren Chandler are the parents of their fourth child, fourth son, born at 3:54 p.m. Oct. 8, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Richard Antone Michael Chandler weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 18.75 inches long...
Looking Back 11/21 (11/21/05)
MATTHEWS - Mr. and Mrs. Chester Seymour and children, former residents of Marble Hill, have returned to the community to live. SIKESTON - A 161,000 volt power line is to be built from Idalia to Sikeston to furnish power for a substation in Sikeston. The line is part of a $2,800,000 grant from the Southwestern Power Administration. Bids for the construction of the line will be taken within 60 days...
Speakout 11/21 (11/21/05)
The Chicago restaurant owner who posted a sign gently asking his patrons to have their children behave in his establishment has the right idea. Every time.....and I'm not exaggerating.....I go out to eat with my family or friends, there is one or more tiny tot(s) shrieking and bawling and squalling at decibels that would shatter glass. ...