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Stories from Monday, January 9, 2006

Students are already thinking about next year (01/09/06)
SIKESTON - Although high school students are just getting back to school after Christmas break, it's time for them to start thinking about the next school year. "We're going to get course booklets together at the end of the month and have pre-enrollment in late February or early March," said John Berry, senior counselor at Sikeston R-6. At Scott County Central, students enroll in mid-...
Tips for students and their parents (01/09/06)
Seniors: Juniors: Sophomores and Freshmen: Parents: studentaid.ed.gov. Source: ACT...
Sikeston man dies in crash (01/09/06)
LILBOURN -- A Sikeston man was killed in a one-vehicle accident Saturday in New Madrid County. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, at 11:50 p.m., James E. Robinson, 54, of Sikeston was traveling southbound on Missouri Highway D at Missouri Highway U in Lilbourn, when he failed to negotiate a curve, ran off the right side of the roadway and overturned. Robinson was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene at 12:28 a.m. by New Madrid County Coroner Jimmy McSpadden...
New Missouri National Guard unit is calling Sikeston home (01/09/06)
SIKESTON - A new Missouri National Guard unit now calls the Sikeston Armory home. A ribbon cutting ceremony and open house Saturday afternoon introduced the community to the new Missouri National Guard unit, Detachment 2, 1221st Transportation Company. Commander of the 1221st is Capt. Tamara Spicer, and unit first sergeant is 1st Sgt. Steve Alexander...
SHS grapplers show stuff at Park Hills meet (01/09/06)
PARK HILLS -- Sikeston High School wrestlers competed in the Park Hills Central Rebel Dual on Saturday. Although the Bulldogs' numbers were small -- only five participants -- the results were solid. Sikeston wrestlers won 16 of 25 matches. "Obviously, we could only look at individual performances, not team scores," said Sikeston coach Ivan Robison...
Gene Barnes (01/09/06)
EAST PRAIRIE - Gene Barnes, 81, died at 1:45 p.m. Jan. 8, 2006, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Born Dec. 18, 1924, in East Prairie, son of the late Ferd Robert and Velva May Ray Barnes, he lived his entire life in Mississippi County where he owned and operated Barnes Flying Services for 46 years. He was a member of the First Christian Church in East Prairie and served in the Merchant Marines during World War II...
Helen White (01/09/06)
CORSICANA, Texas -- Helen Shipman White, 87, died Jan. 7, 2006, at the Heritage Oaks Nursing Home in Corsicana. Born Oct. 29, 1918, in Eldorado, Ill., daughter of the late George and Izaria Wells Crowe, she had lived in Dexter, Mo., for many years before moving to Texas five years ago. She was a member of the Church of Christ...
Jackie Stockton (01/09/06)
PORTAGEVILLE - Jackie Louise Stockton, 60, died Jan. 8, 2006, at her home. Born Sept. 29, 1945, in Jonesboro, Ark., the daughter of Willa Jean Bryant Dawson of Portageville and the late Jack Parkman, she was a member of the First United Pentecostal Church...
Hilda Smyth (01/09/06)
DEXTER - Hilda Smyth, 75, died Jan. 6, 2006, at her home. Born Nov. 10, 1930, at Essex, daughter of the late Dallas and Clara Brown Baker, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Dexter. On Sept. 10, 1949, at Dexter, she married Alvin Smyth, who survives of the home...
Jimmie Farmer (01/09/06)
BLOOMFIELD - Jimmie Farmer, 64, died Jan. 8, 2006, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Births (Published 1/9) (01/09/06)
SIKESTON - Miranda Goodwin is the parent of her first child, a daughter, born at 7:59 p.m. Dec. 6, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Shakira Samone Goodwin weighed 5 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 19 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Annie Armstrong and the late Roychester Armstrong...
Looking Back 1/9 (01/09/06)
SIKESTON - Plans for a membership drive for the Sikeston Country Club were perfected at the regular meeting of the Junior Chamber of Commerce at the Hotel Dunn. --- ORAN - Jas. Stone, janitor of the high school, has moved back to his own property, and the Cooper family, who were living on the Stone property, have moved back into the place vacated by the Stones...
Your view: A wonderful gift (01/09/06)
"Immeasurable!" What was your very favorite gift this Christmas? If you gave the gift of yourself, the gift of life your gift was "immeasurable. " Did you receive such a gift? A life is priceless and it can't be bought but it can be given! If you donated blood at our recent blood drive December 30th at the First United Methodist Church in Sikeston your gift was immeasurable! On behalf of the American Red Cross and each life that you saved I would like to express heartfelt thanks!...
Speakout 1/9 (01/09/06)
Rams don't suck Okay. I'm reading the Dec. 29 SpeakOut and it says that the Rams suck. Well, I have to disagree with that statement. The Rams might fall this year, but they do not suck. Hello SpeakOut. I was reading in today's paper about birth certificates. You can go to the Scott County Health Department on the north side of Sikeston on Highway 61 with your picture id or whatever. They will have you a birth certificate for $15 within 10 minutes...