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Stories from Friday, February 3, 2006

Library board approves new deal (02/03/06)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston residents who live in the New Madrid County sections of the city are now entitled to access the Sikeston Public Library. "There are several hundred card holders in the Sikeston Public Library who live in New Madrid County but in the city of Sikeston," said Bob Depro, chairman of the Sikeston Public Library's board. "Their tax money for libraries goes to New County Library in Portageville, so we began some talks with the county officials in New Madrid County."...
Man flees custody; is arrested in Charleston (02/03/06)
BENTON -- A convicted felon is now in custody after fleeing the Scott County Courthouse to evade arrest last week. According to authorities, Gailon Applewhite, 20, of Sikeston, was arrested by the Charleston Police Department Tuesday after a high-speed pursuit and turned over to the Scott County Sheriff's Department...
A healthy success (02/03/06)
Dr. Stacey Renshaw, left, with Health Facilities Rehab and Brenda Winters, right, are pleased with the reading on a meter providing body composition information. Health Facilities was one of several booths featured during the first Go Red for Women event Thursday. ...
Internet worm launching virus on computers (02/03/06)
SIKESTON -- Computer users who forgot to update their anti-virus programs before midnight today should think twice before opening any e-mails with suggestive subject lines, especially if they want to keep any existing files. Another Internet worm is wriggling its way through computers, and this time the virus, commonly known as Kama Sutra, is programmed to start deleting different types of vital files on the first Friday of the month, beginning today...
Kids learn about parents' jobs through project (02/03/06)
SIKESTON -- To learn more about what her father does for a living, Southeast Elementary first grader Morgan Poindexter recently sent her mini paper clone, Flat Morgan, to tag a along with him for a day. In one day, Flat Morgan, working as a UPS delivery person, traveled to places like New Madrid County Central High School, New Madrid Associated Electric and Riceland -- all captured by still photographs that were later pasted on a piece of poster board along with Flat Morgan...
Phone scam attempted in Scott County (02/03/06)
BENTON -- A phone scam Thursday in Scott County has prompted officials to remind area residents not to give out personal information over the telephone. According to Lt. Jerry Bledsoe of the Scott County Sheriff's Department, around 2:15 p.m. Thursday, a lady from rural Chaffee area received a phone call from a male. ...
Oran girls defeat Charleston (02/03/06)
ORAN - The Oran Lady Eagles picked up a home win on Thursday night over the Charleston Lady 'Jays, 64-35. Tiffany Glastetter was a force in the paint for Oran and could not be stopped. Glastetter led everyone with 30 points in the contest. Oran enjoyed a 29-8 halftime advantage and and sealed the game with a 22...
Area high school basketball records 2/3 (02/03/06)
CLASS 4 Dexter Bearcats (8-12) Sikeston Bulldogs (12-6) CLASS 3 Charleston Bluejays (15-5) East Prairie Eagles (10-8) Kelly Hawks (13-7) NMCC Eagles (6-13) Portageville Bulldogs (11-6) CLASS 1 Bell City Cubs (16-3) _ Oran Eagles (8-9) _ Richland Rebels (6-11)...
Portageville advances to Bootheel final (02/03/06)
MALDEN -- The No. 1-seed Portageville Bulldogs dodged a bullet on its way to the final of the Bootheel Conference Tournament. Portageville nipped the fifth-seeded Caruthersville Tigers 57-54 in a semifinal matchup on Thursday at Malden High School. The final shot of the game evoked a mild controversy...
SHS blows out Scott City (02/03/06)
SCOTT CITY - The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs cruised to a 82-23 over the host Scott City Lady Rams on Thursday night. One night after a lackluster performance at home against Oran, Sikeston rebounded with great shooting and unselfish play to take care of Scott City...
Fantasy Forecast: 'Fantasy Source Guide' (02/03/06)
One of the most important factors in being a successful fantasy team owner is being the most prepared at your league's draft/auction. Flipping through a magazine, reading up on players between draft-picks while the other owners make their choices does not qualify as preparation. Many people think that February is a little early to be thinking about the upcoming baseball season, but I beg to differ...
Douglas Hurst Sr. (02/03/06)
DEXTER - Douglas Edward Hurst. Sr., 44, died Feb. 1, 2006, in Dexter. Born May 5, 1961, in Peoria, Ill., son of Delores Blankenship Hurst of Dexter and the late Henry Edward Hurst, he was employed for nine years with Hampton's Farm and a member of the Dexter Eagles 4062...
Mable Elliott (02/03/06)
CONRAN - Mable M. Elliott, 84, died Feb. 2, 2006, at Beverly Health Care in New Madrid. Born June 26, 1921, in Snowball, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Walter and Lissie Mann Kiplinger. She was united in marriage to Freeman Elliott, who preceded her in death on Feb. 6, 1988...
Savannah Snider (02/03/06)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers at services conducted Thursday at the First Baptist Church in Dexter for Savannah Brooke Snider, 19, who died Jan. 29 were: Ben Smith, Gabe Smith, Chris Guethle, Scott Admire, Derek Roberts, Robbie Davis, Jared Hueckel and Aaron Reese. Watkins and Sons Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements...
Donna Poley (02/03/06)
MARSTON - Donna Poley, 43, died Feb. 2, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
Billie Kidd (02/03/06)
DEXTER -- Willie Mae "Billie" Kidd, 77, died Jan. 31, 2006, at Cypress Point Health Care Center. Born Feb. 29, 1928, in Cleveland, Tenn., daughter of the late Phillip Ray and Verna Higgins McDonald, she had moved to Dexter in 1972, then moved and spent 20 years at Lake Wappapello before returning to Dexter in 1997. She attended the Methodist Church...
Births (Published 2/3) (02/03/06)
SIKESTON - Benjamin and Colleen Frailey are the parents of their second child, second son, born at 6:52 p.m. Dec. 30, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Zackary Ryan Frailey weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces, and was 19 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Donna and John Hart of Sikeston...
Looking Back 2/3 (02/03/06)
SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Arlen Ellise left Wednesday for Greenwood, Miss., where they will reside and where Ellise will be connected with an understanding concern there. SIKESTON - During January, Ronald Lee, city collector, reported that he collected a total of $51,943.94 in taxes. Current tax collection was $14,064.71. The largest portion came from real estate, $9,991.02...
Your view: Good dining (02/03/06)
Although I haven't lived here for over fifty years, Sikeston is still my "hometown!" I graduated from Sikeston High School in 1953 and lived in Memphis, San Francisco, Chicago and Cincinnati in the years since. However, I was home for a visit recently and had dinner at Joseph's. ...
Speakout 2/3 (02/03/06)
I keep reading about the lawsuit between Ferguson Medical Group and the Hospital. It would be great if they would stop trying to chase in the newspaper. If a patient has a good doctor, they'll follow him or her wherever they go. Let it go. Whoever is right will win. I am just fortunate to have, in my opinion, the best doctor in the world, Ed Masters...