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Stories from Tuesday, January 24, 2006

Judge will remove himself (01/24/06)
CHARLESTON -- Circuit Court Judge David A. Dolan will remove himself as judge for the consideration of convening a grand jury in Mississippi County. In a written response that appears in todays edition on page four, Dolan said he intends "to grant the prosecutor's request, but not for the reasons stated in his motion."...
Man holds five children hostage, is later arrested (01/24/06)
CARUTHERSVILLE - A man, armed with a rifle, who held five small children in a house is in custody. At approximately 7:30 p.m. Sunday, the Pemiscot County Sheriff's Department received a call from a woman who said she had been assaulted by her boyfriend and threatened with a gun. The caller stated the boyfriend had become enraged, was inside a residence north of Braggadocio with five small children and armed with a rifle...
Lottery celebrates 20 years (01/24/06)
SIKESTON -- It was 1986 -- the year the Challenger exploded, the year Oprah Winfrey splashed her way onto the TV screen -- and the year Missourians got their very own lottery. Quick Chek in Sikeston has sold Missouri Lottery tickets since the very beginning. Over the years, one of the biggest changes has been the variety of tickets offered and the value of their prizes, said owner Steve Woods...
Missouri Lottery glance (01/24/06)
THEN - 1986 -- Only one instant game (at any one time) and one Numbers Game (Missouri Lotto). -- Scratchers games cost $1. -- Could only buy Scratchers tickets at retail counter. -- Players had to have retailer check tickets in terminal. -- All proceeds go to the state's General Revenue Fund...
Lady 'Dogs ambush Indians (01/24/06)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs basketball team dismantled the Kennett Lady Indians at the Field House on Monday night, 55-17. Dominant post play by the Lady Bulldogs was the key to victory in the contest. In the first half, Sikeston outrebounded Kennett 21-6 and held an 8...
Kelly girls defeat St. Vincent (01/24/06)
PERRYVILLE - The Kelly Lady Hawks basketball team notched a road victory on Monday night over host St. Vincent, 57-40. Junior point guard Brittany Ponder and freshman center Debra Hall paced the Lady Hawks with 14 points apiece. Sarah Ruff chipped in with 13 points for Kelly...
Katie Thomas (01/24/06)
CANALOU -- Katie Thomas, 77, died Jan. 24, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Janette Story (01/24/06)
PADUCAH, Ky. - Janette Baker Story, 76, formerly of Charleston, Mo., died at 3:45 p.m. Jan. 23, 2006, at the Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah. Born June 25, 1929, in Poplar Bluff, she was the daughter of the late James Roy and Lucille Barker Baker. ...
Meredith Capps (01/24/06)
DEXTER - Meredith L. Capps, 79, died Jan. 23, 2006, at the Westwood Hills Health Care Center in Poplar Bluff. Born March 9, 1926, near Dexter, to the late Tom and Lucetta Black Morris, she had lived all her life in Bloomfield and Dexter and was a member of the First Christian Church, Disciples of Christ in Dexter...
Clella Reed (01/24/06)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services for Clella Reed, 86, who died on Jan. 22, 2006, will be: Robert Hileman, Alan Byrd, Bill Ellison, Jim Ellison, Jim Ellison Jr., Chip Hileman and Kenneth Ellison. Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel, where services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday...
Pauline Dowdy (01/24/06)
DEXTER - Pauline Dowdy, 92, died Jan. 24, 2006, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Dorothy Roberts (01/24/06)
DEXTER - Dorothy Dean Roberts, 86, died Jan. 23, 2006, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare Facility in Dexter. Born April 6, 1919, in Morrilton, Ark., daughter of the late Flurrence and Martha Crouch Dean, she had lived in Dexter for many years. She married Phillip Roberts in Chicago, and he preceded her in death...
Lee Beck (01/24/06)
MATTHEWS - Pallbearers for services held today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Walter Lee Beck Jr., 52, who died on Jan. 20, 2006, were: David Bizzell, Fred Daniels, Mike "Mudd" Pyles, Kenny Allen, Danny Bridger, N.J. "Bud" Werner, Richard Wallace and Richard Davis...
Births (Published 1/24) (01/24/06)
SIKESTON - Mary Ann and Shane Goodman are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 11:23 a.m. Dec. 21, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Carter Jase Goodman weighed 6 pounds, 1 ounce, and was 18.5 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Scottie and Laura Owens and Stanley Bell...
We are on the move all across America (01/24/06)
We Americans are a migratory lot. We move from location to location for a variety of reasons: family, job opportunities, improved quality of life, weather, etc. And, according to a new study by United Van Lines, we move a lot. States have both inbound and outbound migration. ...
Your view: Judge responds (01/24/06)
In Missouri, an individual is usually brought to trial on either an information signed by a Prosecuting Attorney or an indictment returned by a Grand Jury. A misdemeanor charge can be initiated on the basis of a Grand Jury indictment or with an information charging the misdemeanor filed by the Prosecuting Attorney. ...
Speakout 1/24 (01/24/06)
This is in regards to the carts at Wal-Mart. You can go to the office and get a complaint slip and mail it in to the company. What they need to do is have a form filled it out by disabled people and issue them a card. Then only the ones with cards would be able to ride in them. I know a lot of people who get on them are not disabled. So, that's what you need to do, go to the office...