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Stories from Tuesday, November 22, 2005

"Operation Cold Turkey' (11/22/05)
The Sikeston Department of Public Safety, with the help of other local law enforcement agencies, held a warrant roundup this morning in Sikeston. According to DPS Director Drew Juden, the roundup was a culmination of Scott County grand jury indictments, some of which were submitted by DPS in the last 90 days. ...
Two sentenced on drug charges (11/22/05)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Two men were sentenced to federal prison on drug charges Monday. Michael Winfield, 41, of Sikeston, was sentenced to 84 months on one felony count of distribution of cocaine base. Upon release from prison, Winfield will be placed on supervised release for four years...
Fire rating improves in New Madrid (11/22/05)
NEW MADRID - An investment of time by volunteer firefighters and money by the city of New Madrid will benefit local residents through lower insurance costs. Jimmy Harris, chief of the community's volunteer fire department, announced the results of the Insurances Services Office's recent Public Protection Classification survey. ISO is the leading supplier of statistical underwriting and actuarial information for the property/casualty insurance industry...
High amount of traffic is expected over Thanksgiving (11/22/05)
NEW MADRID - An investment of time by volunteer firefighters and money by the city of New Madrid will benefit local residents through lower insurance costs. Jimmy Harris, chief of the community's volunteer fire department, announced the results of the Insurances Services Office's recent Public Protection Classification survey. ISO is the leading supplier of statistical underwriting and actuarial information for the property/casualty insurance industry...
Sikeston J.V., junior high teams roll (11/22/05)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - The Sikeston basketball program had a successful opening night on Monday at the expense of Cape Central. The Bulldog junior varsity won in the first round of the Notre Dame Junior Varsity Tournament by beating Cape Central's JV 73-59...
Heartland Hoopfest to feature top teams (11/22/05)
PERRYVILLE -- The Bank of Missouri 2005 Heartland Hoopfest will tipoff on Saturday, Dec. 10 at the Perry Park Center located in Perryville. A total of eight basketball games will be played throughout the day beginning at 9:30 a.m. The 16 teams that will compete come from Southeast Missouri, Southern Illinois, St. Louis and Indianapolis...
Mark Wallace (11/22/05)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Victor Mark Wallace, 37, passed away Sunday, Nov. 20, 2005. Born Feb. 4, 1968, in Sikeston, to the late Robert H. and Nola M. Wallace of Sikeston, he was predeceased by a sister, Nancy Christie of Walnut Creek, Calif., and a brother, Robert C. Wallace of Biloxi, Miss...
Jack Phillips (11/22/05)
DOGWOOD - Elvin (Jack) Phillips, 92, died Nov. 21, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Roy McAnulty (11/22/05)
DEXTER - Pallbearers for the funeral service conducted Monday at the Watkins and Sons Chapel in Dexter for the Rev. Roy Allen McAnulty, who died Nov. 17, 2005, were: James McAnulty, Terry McAnulty, Michael McAnulty, Brad McAnulty, Mark McAnulty, Jonathan McAnulty, Andrew McAnulty, Jason Parker, Stephen Miller, Jodie Noes, Steve Parks and David York...
Clarence Howard (11/22/05)
LAFORGE - Clarence Ottis Howard, 42, died Nov. 21, 2005, at his home. Born Dec. 21, 1962, he was the son of the late Ottis W. and Dorothy E. Flint Howard. He was also preceded in death by one brother, Dennis Howard. Survivors include: one son, Clarence Ottis Howard Jr. ...
Grover Caldwell (11/22/05)
DEXTER - Grover Alvin Caldwell, 84, died Nov. 21, 2005, in the Crowley Ridge Care Center at Dexter. Born March 21, 1921, at Puxico, son of the late Ova A. and Orpha L. Carter Caldwell, he was a member of the Duck Creek Baptist Church and a carpenter for many years...
Byron Benson (11/22/05)
EAST PRAIRIE - James Byron "J.B." Benson, 94, died Nov. 19, 2005, at his home. Born Oct. 30, 1911, in Hickman, Ky., son of the late James Crosby and Buelah Kelly Benson, he was a retired Massey-Ferguson farm equipment dealer and a Missouri Century Farm farmer. He was a talented woodworker and enjoyed cooking wild game...
Lottie Gunn (11/22/05)
DEXTER - Lottie Mae Gunn, 81, died Nov. 20, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born July 9, 1924, in Bryant, daughter of the late George W. and Ada Stark Clark, she had lived in the Dexter area all her life and was raised by her grandmother, the late Rhoda Caroline Stark. She had attended Dexter Public Schools and was a member of the First Pentecostal Church in Dexter, where she was a Sunday school teacher for 58 years and sang in the church choir...
Essie Mullins (11/22/05)
WYATT - Essie Lavenia Mullins, 86, died at 10:08 p.m. Nov. 20, 2005, in Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born July 18, 1919, in Wyatt, daughter of the late Tandy Baxter and Elsie Mae St. Clair Murphy, she lived most of her life in Mississippi County and was a retired baker of North Lake, Ill. She was of the Baptist belief...
Births (Published 11/22) (11/22/05)
EAST PRAIRIE - Ronnie and Leslie Moreland are the parents of their second child, second daughter, born at 8:18 a.m. Oct. 12, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Ryder Lou-Parker Moreland weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces, and was 19.5 inches long...
Looking Back 11/22 (11/22/05)
SIKESTON - One of the most stubborn fires ever to break out was at the John Russell residence on Stoddard Street Friday afternoon. It gutted the house. The cause of the fire, which required the Sikeston Fire Department to be on hand until Saturday morning, has not been determined...
Nov. 22, 1963, is fading into history (11/22/05)
For those among us old enough to remember, today is one of those days when you remember exactly where you were and what you were doing. It was Nov. 22, 1963, that in many ways changed the world. Of course, we can only imagine how our world would have been different but for this day. So we're left to wonder and dream and rewrite history...
Your view: Thanks doc (11/22/05)
Dear Mike, It was with deep regret I read about Dr. John Askew's retirement from medical practice. I feel it is a big loss to our community. Dr. Askew has been my family doctor for many years. I have great confidence in his judgment and have received good care. As an extra bonus, I always left his office laughing. Maybe because we shared the same "weird" sense of humor...
Speakout 11/22 (11/22/05)
Don't give us a sermon On Veterans Day, what this country needed was a series of speeches from our president, vice president, and senior staff members on topics related to duty, honor, and country. What we did not need was a collective group of sermons on why it is wrong to disagree with their position or even to question their rationale at all...