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Stories from Friday, December 9, 2005

Snow fun (12/09/05)
Isabel Collins, 4, plays in the snow with the Collins family dog Thursday. Isabel along with Jesse the dog, her brother, Jake, and father, Tom, enjoyed the first snow of the season.
Complaints voiced about local assessor (12/09/05)
CHARLESTON -- The Mississippi County assessor must provide updated files for the county's geographic information system today or face penalties under Missouri's Sunshine Law. A letter requesting the GIS files was delivered Tuesday, County Clerk Junior DeLay said during the regular County Commission meeting Thursday...
Snow blamed for traffic deaths (12/09/05)
SIKESTON -- The season's first significant snowfall isn't expected to be on the ground long, but it caused big problems around Missouri Thursday, including at least two fatal accidents in the area. Accidents were reported around the state as a winter storm dropped nearly a foot of snow on parts of Missouri. Troopers in southeast Missouri alone worked more than 70, including a wreck that killed three people...
Fantasy Forecast: Week 14 (12/09/05)
Hey folks. Week 13 was a GR-R-R-E-A-T week to be a fantasy owner. I am sure many of you had your noses pressed against a computer monitor, determining whether or not you scored enough points with the Seahawk defense to win and make the league playoffs. That's right! I SAID PLAYOFFS! Week 14 is when most leagues start their playoffs and I sincerely hope that you were fortunate enough to make yours...
Charleston rolls to SIT final (12/09/05)
SIKESTON -- The 34th Annual Sikeston Invitational saw its pool play come to a close on a snowy and icy Thursday night at the Sikeston Field House. In Pool 1, Charleston clinched a championship game appearance with a 77 -54 victory against Osceola (Ark.), and in Pool 2, Blytheville (Ark.) blew open a tie game at halftime with a big second half to defeat New Madrid County Central 55-33...
Lawrence Vinson (12/09/05)
WYATT -- Lawrence Edward Vinson, 64, died Dec. 8, 2005, on Highway HH three miles east of Wyatt from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Born Feb. 7, 1941, in Charleston, son of the late George and Rita Sisk Vinson, he had lived his entire life in Mississippi County, was retired from McTigue Construction and had worked at Staples Construction Co. He was of the Baptist belief...
Audrey Whitworth (12/09/05)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Audrey Whitworth, 81, died Dec. 7, 2005, at his home. Born July 2, 1924, in Catron, son of the late Zimmer and Myrtle Lynn Whitworth, he had lived in the Parma and Catron areas for many years before moving to Flint, Mich., where he retired after 30 years with Buick Motors. In 1981, he moved to Poplar Bluff where he was a member of the Twin Springs Baptist Church...
Hazel McClelland (12/09/05)
ORAN - Hazel Pearl McClelland, 91, died Dec. 2, 2005, at McKnight Care Center, Presbyterian Homes in Arden Hills, Minn. Born Aug. 12, 1914, daughter of the late Jiles William and Lillie Jane Hockersmith Jones, she was a homemaker, a member of Fredericktown Methodist Church and a former member of the Oran Methodist Church...
Opal Thornbrough (12/09/05)
EAST PRAIRIE - Opal Eileen Thornbrough, 87, died at 1:25 p.m. Dec. 8, 2005, in the East Prairie Nursing Center. Born Nov. 20, 1918, in East Prairie to the late Walter and Ora C. Walters Jackson, she had lived all of her life in East Prairie, where she was employed for 10 years at the Western-Auto Store. She was a member of the First Christian Church in East Prairie...
William Hicks (12/09/05)
ESSEX -- Pallbearers at services conducted Dec. 8, 2005, at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for William N. Hicks, 86, who died Dec. 5, 2005, were: Ronnie Hicks, Gary Hicks, Keith Hicks, Alan Hicks, Derry Hicks and Lonnie Hargrove.
Dr. Robert Jibben (12/09/05)
DEXTER - Dr. Robert Ellis Jibben, 81, died Dec. 8, 2005, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born Sept. 15, 1924, at Kirksville, he was the son of the late Gustave Robert and Mildred Holliday Jibben. Dr. Jibben maintained an active family practice in Dexter from 1953 until 1996. ...
Buddy Carter (12/09/05)
NEW MADRID -- Ronnie "Buddy" Carter, 48, died Dec. 8, 2005, at his home. Born Aug. 8, 1957, he was the son of the late Robert Milton and Mamie Joyce Holt Carter. Two sisters, Glenda Sue Carter and Gail Presnell, also preceded him in death. Survivors include: four brothers, Ray Carter of Laforge, Gary Carter of Lilbourn and Robert Carter and Phillip Carter of New Madrid; four sisters, Louise Harp of Fredericktown, Shirley Williams of New Madrid and Patricia Carter and Phyllis Boulton of the home; and a niece, Rachel Kyle of the home.. ...
Births (Published 12/9) (12/09/05)
CHAFFEE - Tammy and Grayson Glueck are the parents of their third child, second son, born at 10:11 p.m. Nov. 5, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center's Family BirthPlace at Cape Girardeau. Eli Matthew Glueck weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces, and was 19.75 inches long...
Looking Back 12/9 (12/09/05)
SIKESTON - A 52-yard touchdown run late in the second quarter by Sikeston quarterback Dick Inman beat Charleston 6-0 here Thanksgiving Day as the Bulldogs clinched the Northern Division championship of the Southeast Missouri football conference. CHAFFEE - Voters came out in small numbers but passed a $120,000 waterworks and sewer bond proposal, 151-24. It required a two-thirds majority to pass...
Speakout 12/9 (12/09/05)
I need to know if you have an agency or a contact person to prevent a convict from communicating with a married woman. I don't know about Hanukkah or Kwanza or any of the others, but I do know about Christmas and it is a Christian holiday. That's the day the Christians celebrate the birth of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. If that's not what you believe, then this is not your holiday...