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Stories from Friday, December 2, 2005

New voting machines coming (12/02/05)
CHARLESTON -- Voting in Mississippi County will be pretty much the same as previous elections. The county's commissioners accepted the bid from Election Systems and Software of Omaha, Neb., during their regular meeting Thursday for new voting machines to bring the county into compliance with the Help America Vote Act of 2002...
Auditions (12/02/05)
Actor Dennis Bohannon auditions with the accompaniment of music director Kathy Jackson for the musical "Oklahoma!" Thursday night at the Albritton- Mayer Cultural Center. Saturday will be the final audition for the Rodgers and Hammerstein's landmark American musical. The second show in the 2005...
Restoration (12/02/05)
Bundled against a chill wind, a tuckpointer for Karr Tuckpointing of Vinton, Iowa, work around the second floor windows and the roof of the courtroom wing on the Scott County Courthouse. Karr Tuckpointing began restoring the brick and other masonry on the building Nov. 7 and is slated to finish in mid-...
SHS girls fall short (12/02/05)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs basketball team lost a thriller at the Sikeston Field House to the Dexter Lady Bearcats, 56-55 on Thursday night. Both teams played with passion and determination to the very end of the contest. Sometimes the difference between winner and losing is a fine line. In the game against Dexter, the Lady Bulldogs needed a jump shot that was two feet further back...
Bogan shot at buzzer defeats Malden (12/02/05)
ORAN -- Bell City rode the broad shoulders of junior center Will Bogan to the final of the Oran Invitational Tournament. With the score tied at 51, Bogan hit a putback layup at the buzzer for a 53-51 Bell City victory in Thursday's semifinal. The 6-foot-10, 300-pound Bogan proved he will be a force to be reckoned with as he recorded a double-double of 31 points and 16 rebounds in a dominating performance...
Fantasy Forecast: Week 13 (12/02/05)
Hey folks. I hope Week 12 was kind to you despite all of the fantasy experts' picks. Last week I, and many other fantasy sources, laid an enormous egg by picking the Rams defense to do well against the Texans' wretched offense. As you well know, they fell quite short of expectations. ...
SJHS teams sweep Poplar Bluff (12/02/05)
POPLAR BLUFF - The Sikeston 9th and 8th grade teams traveled to Poplar Bluff and swept the junior high Mules. The ninth grade won 55-49, while the eighth grade held up their end with a 46-33 victory. In the ninth grade contest, Richard Andrews and Dominic Fondon scored 19 points apiece to pace the Bulldogs...
Lois Anderson (12/02/05)
JUDSONIA, Ark. -- Sadie Lois Anderson, 94, died Nov. 30, 2005, at Oakdale Nursing Home in Judsonia. Born May 20, 1911, near Seminole, Okla., she was the daughter of the late Charles David and Nancy Florence Griffith Cameron. On Sept. 30, 1933, at Cardwell, Mo., she married Hughie Washington Anderson who preceded her in death...
James Henderson (12/02/05)
CHARLESTON -- James Thomas Henderson, 67, died Nov. 26, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Aug. 4, 1938, in Charleston, son of the late Carmel and Ethel Mae Anderson Henderson, he attended Lincoln School in Charleston and worked for the United States Postal Service. He was honorably discharged from the United States Army...
Susan Horner (12/02/05)
BERTRAND -- Susan Simpson Horner, 87, died Nov. 30 , 2005, at the Bertrand Retirement Home in Bertrand. Born Aug. 7, 1918, in Waverly, Tenn., daughter of the late Walter Orlando and Annie Hailey Simpson, she was a member of the Shady Acres Church of Christ in Sikeston, Delta Kappa Gamma Sorority and Retired Teachers Association. ...
Bettie Stobaugh (12/02/05)
RISCO -- Bettie Jewel Stobaugh, 90, died Dec. 1, 2005, at Gideon Care Center. Born Aug. 20, 1915, at Formosa, Ark., daughter of the late Amos and Mary Esther Brewer Oliger, she was of the Baptist belief. On Sept. 1, 1934, at Formosa, she married Cyrus Lindell Stobaugh who preceded her in death on March 30, 1987...
Lora Friday (12/02/05)
DEXTER - Lora Pauline Friday, 98, died Dec. 2, 2005, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare Facility. Arrangements are incomplete with Watkins and Sons Funeral Service in Dexter.
Bob Medley (12/02/05)
VANDUSER -- Robert "Bob" Medley, 54, died at 11:15 p.m. Dec. 1, 2005, at his brother's home in Sikeston. Born Jan. 8, 1951, in Cape Girardeau, son of the late Russell L. and Iva Driskell Medley, he served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War and was a machine operator for Good Humor-Breyers in Sikeston for 23 years...
Births (Published 12/2) (12/02/05)
NEW MADRID - Sue Ellen and Daryl Swims are the parents of a son, born at 2: 04 a.m. Oct. 27, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Brady Eugene Swims weighed 4 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 17.5 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Ronnie and Shirley Patterson of New Madrid She is a daycare provider...
Looking Back 12/2 (12/02/05)
COLUMBIA - Burt H. Rowe was elected to vice president of the Association of Alumni and Former Students in the College of Agriculture at Missouri University during a meeting held there last week in connection with the Farm and Home Week program. LILBOURN - James Crumley, 18, son of Mr. ...
Speakout 12/2 (12/02/05)
There was an article that read entitled Only One concerning the Nov. 16 article entitled TaiKwanDo Advantage. To set the record straight, no the chief instructor of TaiKwanDo Advantage is not the only competitor at the TaiKwanDo Advantage schools. We have several competitors that competed in many events and did exceptionally well, winning plenty of first and second place trophies. ...