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Stories from Tuesday, January 10, 2006

Miss America pageants nationally and locally to see changes (01/10/06)
SIKESTON -- Miss America pageants will be different this year - and not only at the national level. "Miss America has moved to County Music Television, CMT. That is a big change," said Vivian Johnson, executive director of Miss Sikeston Winter Princess pageants. "For us locally, the big change is we've added Miss Missouri Outstanding Teen."...
New library opens to students (01/10/06)
SIKESTON -- Students and teachers at New Horizons School now have the convenience of their very own library -- located just a few steps away from the main building in a mobile unit on the school's campus. On Monday the Sikeston R-6 alternative school officially opened its newly established library media center as some students were able to check out reading materials...
Below takes first in Elks Hoop Shoot (01/10/06)
PERRYVILLE -- Blake Below, representing Sikeston at the Elks District Hoop Shoot Competition, sank 20 of 25 free throws to claim first place. The Elks held the Southeast District Hoop Shoot Competition at Perryville High School on Saturday. Below will represent Sikeston and the Southeast District at the Missouri State Championships in St. Louis on Saturday, Feb. 4...
Risco falls in overtime to Ellington (01/10/06)
RISCO - The Risco Tigers boys basketball team fell in overtime to the Ellington Whippets, 75-70, on Saturday afternoon at home. Ellington (4-8) outscored the Tigers by 21 from the charity stripe, as the game was marked with abundance of fouls. For the contest, Ellington was 32-...
Jackson girls take down NMCC (01/10/06)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Notre Dame's girls basketball team outscored visiting Farmington 23-13 in the second half to pull away for a 47-35 win on Monday. The Bulldogs improved to 5-7, including 1-2 against Farmington. "I think more than anything we took care of the ball a little better," Notre Dame coach Jerry Grim said of the difference in Monday's meeting...
Sikeston freshmen beat Twin Rivers; eighth graders rout Charleston (01/10/06)
POPLAR BLUFF -- The Sikeston freshman basketball team won in the first round of the Poplar Bluff Tournament on Monday. Sikeston routed Twin Rivers 40-17 to improve to 7-1 on the season. The Bulldogs will play tomorrow against Poplar Bluff at 6 p.m...
SHS girls hold off pesky C'ville (01/10/06)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs basketball team defeated a pesky Caruthersville Lady Tigers team 67-57, on Monday night at the Sikeston Field House. Led by sophomore guards Kyisha Ricks and Leola Hubbard, the Lady Tigers (6-3) gave Sikeston all they wanted. Ricks and Hubbard combined to score 47 points, but Caruthersville could not contain the low-post play of Sikeston...
Nada Bradford (01/10/06)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Nada Ellen Bradford, 97, died Jan. 8, 2006, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 23, 1908, in Diehlstadt, the daughter of the late W.A. and Nettie McGinnis English, she was active in the Morley community and school district. She later worked as a bookkeeper for Scott County Courthouse in Benton and B&B Salvage Co. in Jackson and as activity director for Cape LaCroix Nursing Home. She was a member of Lynwood Baptist Church...
Lola Wisely (01/10/06)
MURPHYSBORO, Ill. - Lola Mae Wisely, 92, died at 9:28 a.m. Jan. 9, 2006, at the Rehab and Care Center of Jackson County in Murphysboro. Born Nov. 12, 1913, in Union County, Ill., the daughter of the late Dennis and Ora Pierce White, she became a member of the Elm Street Baptist Church on July 6, 1941, and was a retired cook at Lincoln School in Murphysboro...
Earline Petty (01/10/06)
CHARLESTON - Earline Davis Petty, 78, died at 9:28 a.m. Jan. 9, 2006, in the St. Francis Medical Center at Cape Girardeau. Born Nov. 24, 1927, in Henson, to the late Jobe and Florence Jones Steward, she lived most of her life in Mississippi County, was a homemaker and of the Nazarene belief...
Lucille Baker (01/10/06)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Lucille Baker, 94, died at 10:02 p.m. Jan. 9, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Jimmie Farmer (01/10/06)
BLOOMFIELD - Jimmie S. Farmer, 64, died Jan. 8, 2006, at his home. Born Sept. 18, 1941, in Dexter, son of the late Charles R. and Lucy Ann Ruggles Farmer, he was formerly employed for 27 years with Arvin Meritor in Dexter and was affiliated with the Emmanuel Baptist Church in Dexter...
Dolph Gibson (01/10/06)
DEXTER - Floyd "Dolph" Gibson, 90, died Jan. 9, 2006, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare facility in Dexter. Born Nov. 6, 1915, near Dexter, son of the late Lonnie and Hattie Duncan Gibson, he had lived most of his life in Dexter, spent many years in Washington State and returned to Dexter in 1985, where he was a member of the Second General Baptist Church...
Lola Corlew (01/10/06)
ESSEX - Lana Jean Corlew, 58, died Jan. 8, 2006, at her home. Born April 20, 1947, near Essex, daughter of Doyle and the late Vera Verneta Blevins Corlew, she had lived most of her life in Essex and was of the General Baptist belief. In addition to her father, survivors include: two brothers, Gary Corlew of Essex and David Corlew of Dexter...
Connie Adams (01/10/06)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Connie Johnson Adams, 61, died Jan. 9, 2006, at her home in East Prairie. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Births (Published 1/10) (01/10/06)
SIKESTON - Andrew and Michelle Siebenborn are the parents of their second child, second daughter, born at 12:26 p.m. Dec. 9, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Annabelle Rebekah Siebenborn weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces, and was 20 inches long...
Looking Back 1/10 (01/10/06)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston Bulldogs won a close contest from Oran at the high school gymnasium, 18-17. SIKESTON - Sonic booms over Sikeston have been heard regularly. Since the SAC B-58 Hustler bombers began their training missions over the area Monday, three sonic booms were reported - one each day and all coming at the same hour and almost at the same minute each time...
Speakout 1/10 (01/10/06)
I just want to call in one more time about sore spot on the board. One thing that seems so funny about it is that it seems like the same person keeps calling back over and over again making comments, but you're wrong on one point. Honey, I'm just like you. ...