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Stories from Monday, December 5, 2005

Lilbourn teen appears in Johnny Cash biopic as extra (12/05/05)
LILBOURN - It wasn't Hollywood but for a small-town Missouri boy it was close. Drew Weeks of Lilbourn experienced big time filmmaking as an extra in the Joaquin Phoenix-Reese Witherspoon movie "Walk the Line." "Walk The Line" chronicles the life of country music singer Johnny Cash from his early days on an Arkansas cotton farm to his rise to fame...
Christmas parade (12/05/05)
Twirlers perform a Christmas routine during the annual East Prairie Christmas Parade Saturday evening. The parade is used to officially kick off Christmas for the East Prairie community.
Scott Central dedicates gym (12/05/05)
SIKESTON -- Scott County Central High School held a dedication ceremony on Saturday night to honor long-time boys head coach Ronnie Cookson, by naming the new gym in his name. Before the start of the boys varsity game against East Carter County, former players, current and former coaches, school administrators and board members were asked to come forward and were acknowledged by the capacity crowd at Scott Central...
Sikeston grapplers place ninth at Affton Tourney (12/05/05)
ST. LOUIS -- Sophomore heavyweight Robert Madison was the lone medalist for the Sikeston wrestling team at the Affton Tournament on Saturday. Sikeston, with 42 points, finished ninth in the 13-team tournament. The Bulldogs won 14 of 36 matches. "Compared to last year, that's phenomenal," said Sikeston coach Ivan Robison. "We've already won more matches this year than we won all of last year."...
Wesley Alan Dunn (12/05/05)
BERNIE -- Wesley Alan Dunn, 48, died Dec. 3, 2005, in St. Louis County. Born Nov. 2, 1957, at Pontiac, Mich., son of Pauline Allen Dunn of Bernie and the late Velton Dunn, he was owner-operator of Dunn's Tree Service and had served in the U.S. Marines...
Anna Marie Widefeld (12/05/05)
BENTON - Anna Marie Wiedefeld, 84, died Dec. 4, 2005, at her home in Benton. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Benton is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
Ed Sturgeon (12/05/05)
ADVANCE -- James "Ed" Sturgeon, 62, died Dec. 3, 2005, at Bellview Valley Nursing Home in Banner. Born March 17, 1943, in Bollinger County, son of the late Raymond and Lula Angle Sturgeon, he was a 1962 graduate of Zalma High School, had worked for the Missouri Highway Department and was a deacon and member of Oak Grove General Baptist Church...
John Spencer Sr. (12/05/05)
CANALOU - John David Spencer Sr., 50, died at 10:24 am. Dec. 3, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 17, 1955, in Sikeston, son the late Harvey Steve and Ruby Helmes Spencer of Matthews, he was a farm worker for John Westcoat Farms, a member of the Canalou Assembly of God Church and a member of the Jus'Kin folk gospel singing group...
Births (Published 12/5) (12/05/05)
MCCLURE,Ill. - Lyndsey and Justin Mosby are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 4:59 p.m. Nov. 1, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Blake Clayton Mosby weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 19.5 inches long. Mrs. Mosby, daughter of Danny and Pat Burger of Benton, is employed as an R.N. with Orthopedic Associates...
Looking Back 12/5 (12/05/05)
SIKESTON - Supt. and Mrs. Tharon E. Stallings entertained members of the school faculty and their wives with a dinner at the Home Economics Cottage last Saturday. CHARLESTON - The Molly French Garden Club will again sponsor its annual Christmas lighting contest, and urges residents to begin working on their outdoor lighting theme...
Your view: Giving thanks (12/05/05)
Thanksgiving Day I was privileged to direct the feeding of hundreds of senior citizens who would have otherwise been without a Thanksgiving meal. First of all, I want to say how grateful I am to have been a part of the effort and secondly, I want to thank all those volunteers who worked tirelessly to serve and deliver those meals. To spontaneously give of yourselves, so that others may benefit, is the best of humanity...
Speakout 12/5 (12/05/05)
I'm calling about my little dog. I live in Morehouse on Marshall Street. On November 17, someone hit her and left her for dead. I took her to the vet and she had broke her pelvis and other complications set up. On the 21st she died. It was on a Monday. ...