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Stories from Tuesday, December 13, 2005

Assessor gives his response to data request (12/13/05)
CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County Assessor W.R. "Bill" Thompson failed to turn over updated files for the county's geographic information system Friday claiming an inability to comply. A GIS is a computer program that can display a wide variety of data layers graphically over aerial photograph base maps...
Nashville picks Sikeston songwriter (12/13/05)
SIKESTON -- A Sikeston man will represent Nashville, Tenn., in a national contest that could result in a recording contract. Michael David Carnell, the 20-year-old son of David and Jennifer Carnell and Chris and Lana Deen of Sikeston, is one of 30 individuals representing cities across the country who will compete in the first weekend of January for an Embassy Records recording deal...
Christmas presentation marks 15 years at Methodist Church (12/13/05)
SIKESTON - Thirty minutes on a "camel" on a cold December night is the perfect way to get a bit of Christmas spirit. Just ask Tony Poole. Poole has participated in Living Christmas Scenes since he was a boy. When he moved back to Sikeston, he suggested the idea to members of the First United Methodist Church, and continues to be a volunteer and act for the Christmas presentation...
Pemiscot County man is rescued from grain bin (12/13/05)
CARUTHERSVILLE - A Pemiscot County farm worker was apparently uninjured after being trapped in a grain bin. The Pemiscot County Sheriff's Department received a 911 emergency call at 3:45 p.m. Monday reporting a farm accident on the Tidwell Farms, located on Pemiscot County Road 425. James Sawyer, 56, of Deering was trapped while working in a grain bin filled with soybean, according to the caller...
SHS girls fall to Farmington; Kelly routs E.P. (12/13/05)
FARMINGTON - The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs basketball team traveled to Farmington on Monday night and took one on the chin, with a 84-38 loss. The Lady Bulldogs trailed 46-17 at halftime and could not get into rhythm all night long. Allison Blurton led Sikeston in scoring with 11 points. Sophomore Martika Davis was the only other double-digit scorer for the Lady Bulldogs with 10 points. Amber Minner hit two 3-pointers on her way to eight points on the night...
SJHS teams sweep P.B. (12/13/05)
SIKESTON -- For the second time in 11 days, the Sikeston eighth and ninth grade basketball teams swept the Poplar Bluff Mules junior high teams on Monday night at the Sikeston Field House. In the ninth grade game, Sikeston (3-1) fell behind 13-8 after one quarter and 29-21 at halftime...
Elmer Kernell (12/13/05)
SIKESTON - Elmer Kernell, 84, died at 3:05 a.m. Dec. 13, 2005, at his residence in Sikeston. Nunnelee Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
Ethridge Reynolds (12/13/05)
ELGIN, Ill. - Ethridge Reynolds, 71, formerly of Bernie, Mo., died Dec. 11, 2005, at his home. Born Aug. 16, 1934, in Bernie, son of the late Elvis George and Gladys Irby Reynolds, he had lived in Elgin for 50 years. He was a tile setter and had worked for Coleman Flooring and G.M. Sloan Tile. He was a veteran of the United States Army, having served during the Korean War, where he was a prisoner of War...
Pearl Cantrell (12/13/05)
ADVANCE - Pearl Cantrell, 83, died Dec. 11, 2005, at the Advance Nursing Center. Born July 10, 1922, at Walnut Ridge, Ark., the daughter of the late Ed and Cora Rogers Jackson, she was a homemaker and a charter member of the Sturdivant General Baptist Church...
Rebecca Reeves (12/13/05)
SIKESTON -- Rebecca Clarissa Reeves, 34, beloved daughter of Suzanne and Bill Burch, entered into rest Monday Dec. 12, 2005, at her home in Sikeston. Born Aug. 10, 1971, in Sikeston, she was the daughter of Suzanne Bowling Burch and the late Joseph David Reeves...
Lois Bowling (12/13/05)
BLOOMFIELD - Lois Bowling, 79, died Dec. 11, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Oct. 7, 1926, in Dover, Ark., daughter of the late George and Myrtle Ivy Vede Dell Rogers Haskins Wilburn Sr., she had lived most of her life in Bloomfield, was a retired seamstress with Elders Manufacturing and a member of the First Baptist Church in Bloomfield...
Ray Noble (12/13/05)
CHAFFEE - Ray Noble, 65, died Dec. 12, 2005, at his home. Born Aug. 5, 1940, in Cape County, son of Fern Sullinger Noble of Advance and the late William "Curtis" Noble, he was a 1958 graduate of Advance High School, a bridge construction worker and a veteran of the United States Army...
Eva Mitchell (12/13/05)
EAST PRAIRIE - Eva B. Mitchell, 83, died Dec. 12, 2005, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Born Nov. 29, 1922, at Marston to the late D.M. and Opal Childers Allen, she was a member of the Wolf Island Baptist Church. On Dec. 14, 1940, at Charleston, she married Jessie Mitchell, who preceded her in death on May 18, 1989...
Glenn Fulkerson (12/13/05)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Glenn D. Fulkerson, 89, died Dec. 10, 2005, in The Lutheran Home at Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 7, 1916, at Parma, son of the late James and Beulah Robertson Fulkerson, he was a World War II Veteran, having served in the United States Coast Guard. ...
Births (Published 12/13) (12/13/05)
SIKESTON - Menzise and Mike Buxton are the parents of their third child, second daughter, born at 6:01 p.m. Nov. 8, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Micah Arie Buxton weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce, and was 20 inches long. Mrs. Buxton, daughter of Donna Richardson of Charleston and Chester Richardson of Memphis, Tenn., is employed with Southeast Correctional Center...
Looking Back 12/13 (12/13/05)
SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Sidwell have returned to Sikeston after living for four years in Chicago. --- SIKESTON - At the Rex Theater today: "Above Suspicion" with Fred MacMurray and Joan Crawford and "I'll Remember April" with Gloria Jean and Kirby Grant...
Medical drug plans lost in bureaucracy (12/13/05)
A much-touted Medicare prescription drug benefit program gets under way Jan. 1, but just a fraction of the millions eligible have been approved thus far. The idea was to offer a new prescription drug plan that is more affordable, especially to lower-income Americans. It's believed that aan estimated 7 million senior citizens are eligible for the plan. But actually the feds sent the information to an estimated 19 million, just to be sure...
Speakout 12/13 (12/13/05)
I'm calling in regards to the Bored on the Board article. I don't know who you were referring to, however, I am a senior citizen and I do serve on three non- profit boards. I do not do this for free dinners or to get my name in the paper. I am not bored at home and I still feel useful and love to volunteer. ...