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Stories from Friday, December 23, 2005

Officials talk about prison medical bills (12/23/05)
CHARLESTON -- The Mississippi County Detention Center may soon lose some of its appeal for inmates. County commissioners from Scott County met with Mississippi County officials Thursday during the regular Mississippi County Commission meeting to discuss medical bills incurred by county jail inmates...
No injuries reported in house fire (12/23/05)
SIKESTON -- The Department of Public Safety received a report of the house fire at 1023 N. Kingshighway at approximately 1:50 p.m. Thursday. Upon arriving, DPS personnel found the fire to be in the basement and spread to the attic. Fire crews entered the building and attempted to attack the fire, but had to be evacuated due to the dangerous conditions occurring inside the residence. Inadequate water supply in the area made fire fighting difficult...
Youngsters discuss the man in red (12/23/05)
SIKESTON -- Excitement is building as children around the world anticipate a visit this weekend from that jolly, ageless, white-bearded man they call Santa Claus. Over the years Santa Claus, also known as St. Nicholas and Kris Kringle, has become a combination of different legends. Recently, some area children sat down to discuss just exactly who the man in red is -- and how he sneaks into people's homes all over the world to bring them joy one night out of the year...
Fire destroys home (12/23/05)
Firefighters with the Sikeston Department of Public Safety work to extinguish a fire at 1023 N. Kingshighway Thursday night. The fire caused a portion of North Kingshighway to be closed last night and early today. Extensive damage was done to the house, but there were no injuries. For more, turn to Page 5...
Fantasy Forecast: Week 16 (12/23/05)
If you are flipping to this page of the newspaper to get some fantasy football advice, it can mean only one thing: That you are still alive and kicking in your league's playoffs. If this is the case, I offer my congratulations. If not, I apologize for making such a painful assumption...
SHS girls lose to Donettes (12/23/05)
BROSELEY - The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs basketball team lost in the semifinals of the Lady Royals Holiday Classic Tournament, to the Doniphan Donettes by a score of 78-60 in Broseley on Thursday night. Sikeston had problems all night trying to contain Doniphan's 5-foot-6 guard Morgan Davis, who scored a game-high 29 points...
Cindy Aufdenberg (12/23/05)
BURFORDVILLE - Cindy Marie Aufdenberg, 44, died at 5 p.m. Dec. 21, 2005, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 11, 1961, in Advance, daughter of Arthur Lee Keys of Randles and Betty Jean Young Keys of Burfordville, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Delta...
Lisa Coleman (12/23/05)
DEXTER -- Lisa Ann Coleman, 41, died Dec. 21, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 7, 1964, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Wanda Hyslop Parks of Dexter and the late Eugene Parks, she had most recently worked part-time as a counselor at the Poplar Bluff Dialysis Center and was a former social worker for the Department of Family Services at Bloomfield...
Thomas Clark (12/23/05)
THAYER - Thomas Clark, 96, formerly of Portageville, died Dec. 22, 2005, at Shady Oaks Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete at DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
Birth (Published 12/23) (12/23/05)
SIKESTON - Brad and Laura Couch are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 3:26 p.m. Oct. 10, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Kailey Brooke Couch weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces, and was 20.5 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Susan Davidson of Sikeston and the late Allan Davidson...
Looking Back 12/23 (12/23/05)
SIKESTON - Seaman Phil Waldman, son of Mr. and Mrs. E.P. Waldman, is serving with the Navy in Panama. He expects to be transferred to sea duty in the Atlantic. SIKESTON - Bill Corrigan, treasurer of the Scott County Tuberculosis Association, reported today that Christmas Seal sales have mounted to $1,818.90. He urged anyone wanting to contribute to mail a check payable to Post Office Box 304 or bring the contribution to the Bank of Sikeston...
Your view: A chili thanks (12/23/05)
The employees of the Missouri Department of Transportation's Southeast District have just wrapped up their 19th annual Christmas Angels Chili Dinner successfully. Each year, MoDOT employees give their own vacation time to sell, cook and deliver chili to area businesses. ...
Speakout 12/23 (12/23/05)
As I see where some of the churches are canceling one service and some of them are canceling both services on Sunday, Christmas Day. I wonder who they are putting first, their families or God? Thank you. The fact that the Chief of Police of Oran, I feel he did the right thing to do about apprehending the 12-year old child who shot that girl in the back with the pellet gun. ...