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Stories from Thursday, February 2, 2006

Area woman makes windows for church (02/02/06)
BEMENT -- When the Bement Baptist Church decided to get some custom stained glass windows, it had to look no further than Wilma Stratton. "She's really a master of stained glass," said Delilah Tayloe, curator for the Sikeston Depot. The Depot currently has 16 of Stratton's stained glass panels on display, according to Tayloe...
Search continues for missing woman (02/02/06)
RISCO -- Even though the Southeast Missouri Major Case Squad disbanded early Monday evening, the Missouri State Highway Patrol, New Madrid County Sheriff's Department and local authorities are continuing the investigation of a Risco woman missing since Wednesday morning, Jan. 25...
Painting plugs (02/02/06)
Teresa Polk and Shane Davis, employees of the Sikeston Board of Municipal Utilities, paint the water hydrant on the corner of New Madrid and Kathleen streets.
'Dogs to host top-ranked P.B. (02/02/06)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs boys basketball team has played several top teams this year, but they may get their toughest game yet tomorrow when they host the Poplar Bluff Mules on homecoming night. Poplar Bluff enters the game as the top-ranked team in the SEMO area according to the media poll and they haven't lost a SEMO Conference game since 2003 against Charleston...
SHS girls survive scare from Oran (02/02/06)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs basketball team won a hard-fought game over the visiting Oran Lady Eagles on Wednesday night at the Field House, 46-44. It was a tale of two halves for both clubs. In the first half, Sikeston dominated and had a 32-16 lead at the half. In the second half, Oran came out of the locker room and stepped up the defensive pressure. What was an uneventful game, turned into a barnburner...
Marshall signs with Murray State (02/02/06)
CHARLESTON -- Josh Marshall, a 6-foot, 185-pound defensive back from Charleston, signed a letter of intent to play at Murray State University on Wednesday. Marshall played for his dad Al Marshall at Charleston High School where he was one of the Bluejays' top offensive and defensive players...
A clash of cultures (02/02/06)
A total of 183 competitors turned out for the Moo Sul Kwan Winter Championships Saturday at Scott County Central's new gymnasium making the event the largest winter martial art tournament held in this area that I can recall and definitely one of Sikeston's best-attended martial art tournaments ever...
Howard Reid (02/02/06)
COFFEEVILLE, Miss. - Leonard "Howard" Reid, 68, died Jan. 31, 2006. Born Dec. 11, 1937, in Weleetka, Okla., son of the late Leonard and Anna Wilcoxson Reid, he was a retired mechanic for Bell South Telephone Company and a member of Community Full Gospel Assembly in Charleston, Miss...
Doyle Shrull (02/02/06)
SIKESTON -- Doyle Wayne Shrull, 40, died Feb. 1, 2006, at his home. Born May 9, 1965, in Russellville, Ky., son of Randall Doyle Shrull of Sikeston and Betty Rust Staples of Russellville, he was a member of the Mt. Calvary Baptist Church in Sikeston, served 11 years as a computer operator in the U.S. Air Force, and worked for Service and Material Co. in Fenton...
Ray Moll (02/02/06)
SIKESTON - Ray Allen Moll, 84, died at 2:28 p.m. Jan. 31, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born March 3, 1921, in Sikeston, son of the late Raymond Moll and Myrtle Sheppard Moll, he had lived most of his life in Sikeston and worked for over 20 years at the Power Plant for the Sikeston Board of Municipal Utilities, serving later as maintenance supervisor until retirement in 1983. ...
Chuck Henzi (02/02/06)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Charles Frederick "Chuck" Henzi, 58, formerly of Sikeston, died Jan. 28, 2006, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born April 8, 1947, in Erie, Pa., to the late Robert Charles and Ann Marie Harrington Henzi, he was a 1965 Sikeston High School graduate, received an associate degree from Kemper Military Academy at Booneville, graduated from Southeast Missouri State University with a degree in Mass Communications and was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Cape Girardeau.. ...
Ola McClanahan (02/02/06)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services conducted today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Ola McClanahan, 85, who died on Jan. 30, 2006, were: Kenneth Morgan, J.L. Groves, Petie Sailors, Mark Sawyer, Mac Davis and Steve McClanahan.
Charles Lynxwiler (02/02/06)
PADUCAH, Ky. - Charles Lavelle Lynxwiler, 66, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Jan. 31, 2006. Born Nov. 18, 1939, in New Madrid County, Mo., son of the late Herbert S. and Mattie Auvine Lynxwiler, he attended Sikeston Public Schools, graduated in 1961 from Southeast Missouri State University and was a school teacher for the Cape Girardeau Public School system. ...
Elsie Barrington (02/02/06)
SIKESTON -- Elsie O. Barrington, 89, died Jan. 15, 2006, at her home. Born May 5, 1916, in Geneva, Ala., daughter of the late Wallace and Mary Molly Bass Beal, she had been a cashier for Publix Super Markets in Orlando, Fla. On March 4, 1958, in Orlando, she married John C. Barrington who preceded her in death on Oct. 27, 1995...
Doug Hurst (02/02/06)
DEXTER - Doug Hurst, 44, died Feb. 1, 2006. Arrangements are incomplete at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Looking Back 2/2 (02/02/06)
SIKESTON - W.H. "Billy" Edwards has purchased the interest of Fred Cole in the Sikeston Marble Works and will now be associated with his father, W.C. Edwards in the business. NEW MADRID - Plans for a new paper mill in New Madrid which will employ 200 with an estimated annual payroll of $2 million will be made at a public meeting Feb. 10...
End of era - STOP - telegrams are gone (02/02/06)
Back what seems like a hundred years ago, I was helping a reporter for the old Globe-Democrat newspaper in St. Louis on a story about a prominent politician in southeast Missouri. Once the story was complete, the big city reporter sent me my first telegram. It was a brief congratulatory message in a yellow envelope. I thought I was in tall cotton...
Your view: Judge welcomed (02/02/06)
Dear Editor: Thank God for the addition of Samuel Alito to the Supreme Court! This should make the liberals howl, but it is a victory for the values of middle America. Judicial activists have for too long controlled the Supreme Court and the federal judiciary. Their philosophy of Constitutional relativism is responsible for taking prayer out of our public schools, God out of the public square, and decisions like Roe v Wade...
Speakout 2/2 (02/02/06)
I think I may have made a mistake voting for Dubya. What's he trying to do with all this eavesdropping? Listening in on all the neighborhood gossip or maybe a possible terrorist? I thought his job was to wait until the terrorist strike us and then take the blame. ...