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Stories from Monday, January 30, 2006

DPS seeks support for fire safety program (01/30/06)
SIKESTON -- October may be when Sikeston firefighters demonstrate the importance of fire safety and burn prevention to Sikeston R-6 elementary students during Fire Safety and Prevention Week, but now is the time they begin planning for the annual visits...
Take a breath: Dieting gets easier (01/30/06)
SIKESTON -- Dr. Muhannad Al-Kilani is taking some of the guesswork out of weight loss for area residents. A new program offered by Al-Kilani more accurately tailors weight loss plans for patients by using a more accurate number for a person's metabolism derived from an indirect calorimeter for resting metabolic rate instead of calculations...
Sikeston Bulldogs triumph in OT (01/30/06)
PORTAGEVILLE -- The Sikeston Bulldogs picked up a big win on the road on Saturday by defeating Portageville in a thrilling overtime game, 73-69. Sikeston overcame a 12-point fourth-quarter deficit before causing numerous turnovers down the stretch to get back in the game...
SHS girls fend off Portageville (01/30/06)
PORTAGEVILLE -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs basketball team picked up another road win on Saturday night by defeating Portageville 71-53. Sikeston jumped out to a 21-4 first quarter lead and looked poised to run Portageville out of the gym. But Portageville managed to hang around the entire night, however, were unable to overcome the early hole that was built...
Phillip Gossett (01/30/06)
DONIPHAN -- Phillip Gossett, 66, formerly of Poplar Bluff and Sikeston, died Jan. 28, 2006, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. Born May 14, 1939, in Crowder, son of the late Phillip I. and Ferrell Bennett Gossett, he was a member of Primitive Baptist Church, a cattle manager at Black River Angus Farms, and sung with The Countrymen music group of Caruthersville...
John Dial (01/30/06)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers at services conducted Saturday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for John D. Dial, 72, who died Jan. 25, 2006, were: Bruce Dial, James Dial, Doug Byrum, Josh Byrum, Jake Byrum and Chuck Chism. Honorary pallbearer was Jay Davis...
Jena Hopwood (01/30/06)
SIKESTON - Jena F. Hopwood, 80, formerly of Doniphan, died at Sells Nursing Home in Matthews on Jan. 29, 2006. Edwards Funeral Home in Doniphan is in charge of arrangements which incomplete.
Savannah Snider (01/30/06)
DEXTER - Savannah Snider, 19, died Jan. 29, 2006, at St. Louis Children's Hospital in St. Louis. Arrangements are incomplete with Watkins and Sons Funeral Service of Dexter.
Ola McClanahan (01/30/06)
SIKESTON - Ola McClanahan, 85, died Jan. 30, 2006, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Chuck Henzi (01/30/06)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Charles F. "Chuck" Henzi, 58, formerly of Sikeston, died Jan. 28, 2006, at St. Francis Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Christine Godwin (01/30/06)
ORAN - Christene R. Godwin, 72, died Jan. 29, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Births (Published 1/30) (01/30/06)
SIKESTON - Delbert and Brooke Marriott are the parents of their second child, first daughter, born at 1:23 p.m. Dec. 27, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Tommy-Anne Marriott weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces, and was 19.75 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Mike and Debbie Nelson of Blodgett. Maternal great-grandparents are Virgie Nelson of Sikeston and the late R.V. Nelson and Glenda Evans of Blodgett and the late Tommy Evans...
Looking Back 1/30 (01/30/06)
SIKESTON - L.P. Willis has been named manager of the North Kroger store, succeeding A.H. Clayton, who has held this position for some time. EAST PRAIRIE - Oran split games here last night with East Prairie taking the B game, 50-45, and Oran winning the A game, 86-59...
Your view: Don't listen (01/30/06)
Those responsible for the illegal eavesdropping need to be taken to task for their actions. I have listened to some who state that "If you are doing anything illegal then you should not object." These people fail to grasp the crux and import of this violation of The Constitution. This is a clear wrong regardless of party affiliation. To believe otherwise is a denial of some of our basic freedoms...
Your view: A response (01/30/06)
I feel compelled to answer two recent opinion items in yournewspaper, as they both seem to be responding to a quotation I cited from an 1802 letter to the Danbury, Connecticut Baptist Association where Thomas Jefferson wrote about, "building a wall of separation between church and state."...
Speakout 1/30 (01/30/06)
I would like to make a comment on this young girl that was supposed to die today over in Bin Laden's country. Well, I'd like to say to President Bush and Rice, first you said you were gonna bring all our troops home and safely. I hate to differ. You are bringing them home all right, but you are bringing them home in body bags, which is a lie. ...