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Stories from Monday, January 16, 2006

Howardville celebrates opening of building (01/16/06)
HOWARDVILLE - Howardville's mayor sees the new city hall and fire station as the springboard to good things for the community. Mayor Jim Farr joined other community and regional leaders along with local citizens to cut the ribbon and celebrate the opening of the 1,800-square foot Travis B. Howard Public Safety and Service Building. The building has a 740-...
Scrapbooking continues to increase in popularity (01/16/06)
SIKESTON - Take one album, acid-free adhesive and pens, a sharp pair of scissors, some card stock, printed papers and embellishments. Mix with love and a dash of creativity. The final result? A home for pictures of notable events that tells a story, instead of the photos just sitting in cardboard boxes...
Lady Hawks drop tourney final (01/16/06)
SCOTT CITY -- The Kelly Lady Hawks fell to Delta 59-36 in the final of the Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament at Scott City on Saturday. Champion Delta's switch to a zone defense in the third quarter, to protect a foul-troubled six-player roster, proved to be critical. Starters Tiffany Amelunke and Kayla Seabaugh each had three fouls in the opening half...
Phil McCuiston (01/16/06)
CHARLESTON - Phillip "Phil" Wayne McCuiston, 60, died at 7:21 a.m. Jan. 14, 2006, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Nov. 28, 1945, in Cairo, Ill., to the late Norma Rose McCuiston Bagavich and Robert Carroll McCuiston, he had lived most of his life in Charleston and was employed with Davis Lumber Co. ...
Paul L. Freed (01/16/06)
SIKESTON - Paul L. Freed, 87, died at 2:10 a.m. Jan. 14, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Feb. 15, 1918, in Hagarville, Ark., to the late Arch Monroe and Nettie Lou Stone Freed, he served in the United States Army during World War II, in the 6th Infantry Division, 63rd Regiment, Company E. ...
Charles Yant (01/16/06)
SIKESTON - Charles Ellsworth "Bud" Yant, 75, died at 11 a.m. Jan. 13, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Sept. 18, 1930, in Sikeston, son of the late Charles William "Charlie" and Eva Missouri Price Yant, he was of the Baptist faith. ...
The Rev. George Hill (01/16/06)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers at services conducted Saturday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for the Rev. George Hill, who died Jan. 10, 2006, were: David Lankford, Barry Horton, Donnie Foster, John Sayre, Jim Hartman and Tony Legge.
Gregory McClard (01/16/06)
BLOOMFIELD -- Gregory Martin McClard, 35, died Jan. 13, 2006, south of Puxico. Born Oct. 31, 1970, in Flint, Mich., son of Elaine Harrell Cross of Flint and Jerry McClard of Bloomfield, he had spent most of his life in the Bloomfield community and was a brick mason for Foste Masonry...
T.J. Woods (01/16/06)
LILBOURN - T.J. Woods went home to be with our Lord on the glad morning of Sunday, Jan. 15, 2006. Born Jan. 23, 1923, in Marmaduke, Ark., he was one of nine children born to the late Claude and Frances Allen Woods. In 1969, T.J. became a Christian and a member of the First Baptist Church in Lilbourn. He remained a dedicated member of the church all his life serving as a deacon, training union director, and, his favorite - the position of usher...
Argus Coonts (01/16/06)
MOREHOUSE -- Argus H. Coonts, 75, formerly of Gideon and Malden, died Jan. 14, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Aug. 9, 1930, in Mount Judea, Ark., son of the late Tony and Willa Mae Rhynes Coonts, he was a retired self-employed auto mechanic...
Looking Back 1/16 (01/16/06)
SIKESTON - A small 8-year-old Sikeston lad, when visiting his neighbor's house recently, was given 7-Up to drink, astonished the host by saying he'd prefer a little whiskey with the drink. So it goes. BENTON - Scott County Rep. Tony Heckemeyer expressed concern over recent Scott County voter apathy. "The light vote cast was due to the people's apathy and not being informed about the issues," Heckemeyer said. "And also, the news media fell down in reporting to them."...
Your view: A new morning (01/16/06)
In a recent letter to the editor from Gregory Sanders of Springfield, a letter by Thomas Jefferson written to the Danbury Baptists was cited as evidence that Jefferson agreed with the current liberal interpretation of the Establishment Clause. I feel this is academically dishonest...
Your view: Not extreme (01/16/06)
The Senate Judiciary confirmation hearings on Samuel Alito give us a clear picture of the hypocrisy of the Democratic Party. Liberals will use lies, guilt by association, inuendos, and name calling in order to attack those whom they feel are a threat to their agenda...
Speakout 1/16 (01/16/06)
This is in response to Roads are the pits. They stated too much money goes to schools, teachers and fancy buildings. I kind of agree with that, except apparently you don't know any teachers or understand the schools are over crowded and the teachers are under paid. ...