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Stories from Friday, February 10, 2006

Three in custody after shooting (02/10/06)
Police tape hangs at the scene of a shooting in the alley on Dorothy Street.
Sikeston man is murdered (02/10/06)
SIKESTON -- After over two years without a murder within city limits, the Sikeston Department of Public Safety now has three suspects in custody in connection with a fatal shooting. Larrell C. Taylor, 25, of Sikeston died at 8:56 p.m. Thursday from a single gunshot to the left side of the neck...
'Dining with Diabetes' (02/10/06)
Mary Engram with the University of Missouri Extension prepares a cake during the "Dining with Diabetes" cooking classes Thursday morning at the Scott County Health Department. The series is designed to teach about healthy food choices for people with diabetes, healthy versions of familiar foods that are easy to prepare and cooking techniques that use new or more healthful ingredients. The next two-hour class will be Feb. 16...
Kelly awards constructon bid (02/10/06)
BENTON -- Members of the Scott County R-4 School District awarded the construction bid for a new high school building to Brown Construction of Dexter during its regular meeting Thursday evening. "Brown Construction was the low bid and a quality contractor -- just like all the rest," said Superintendent Don Moore about the board's reason to go with the Dexter business...
Man rams wife's vehicle (02/10/06)
CARUTHERSVILLE - A man is in custody after ramming his wife's vehicle with his truck in a domestic dispute. The Pemiscot County Sheriff's Department received a call at 5 p.m. Thursday of an accident on North Elm Street in Holland, Mo. As officers began their investigation they determined the accident was the result "of an enraged husband trying to stop his wife from leaving a residence," according to their report...
Budget will be similar to last year (02/10/06)
CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County's operating budget for 2006 will be pretty much the same as last year's, according to County Clerk Junior DeLay. County commissioners approved the budget after a public hearing during their regular meeting Thursday...
Kelly holds off NMCC (02/10/06)
NEW MADRID - The Kelly Lady Hawks notched a road win on Thursday night against the host New Madrid County Central Lady Eagles, 62-57. Kelly took advantage of early NMCC turnovers and effective post play from a freshman to power past the Lady Eagles...
St. Louis Cardinals: winter wrap-up (02/10/06)
If you asked anyone in the St. Louis Cardinals organization to assess their performance in 2005, they would probably say that the season was by-and- large a huge disappointment. If the beloved Cubs (NOT) were to experience the kind of season the Cards did in 2005, they would say that they were proud -- even elated -- to have experienced such a fabulous season. This is what separates the Cardinals from most of the other clubs in the Major Leagues...
Dexter girls romp past Cape Central (02/10/06)
DEXTER -- Dexter cashed in on a couple of halftime adjustments to turn a close game into a rout. The Dexter Lady Bearcats blistered the Cape Central Lady Tigers 38-9 in the second half to post a 60-30 SEMO Conference home win on Thursday's Senior Night...
Sikeston thrashes Charleston; Oran rolls past East Prairie (02/10/06)
CHARLESTON - The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs basketball team took care of the Charleston Lady Jays on the road, with a 65-25 win on Thursday night. Sikeston led 35-14 at half and outscored Charleston 27-5 in the third quarter, to put the game away. Whitney McCray led Sikeston with 18 points. Allison Blurton had 16 points and Amber Minner chipped in with nine points...
Anita Downing (02/10/06)
LILBOURN -- Anita Joy Downing, 67, died at 2:40 a.m. Feb. 9, 2006, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born June 29, 1938, in Armorel, Ark., daughter of the late Edgar and Margaret Ryan Downing, she accepted the Lord Jesus Christ as her personal savior and became a member of the Methodist Church in Lilbourn many years ago. She took great pride in her church and enjoyed singing in her church choir. Her hobbies included sewing, gardening and cooking...
Euleta Shaffar (02/10/06)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services conducted today at the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Euleta M. Shaffar, 81, who died Feb. 6, 2006, were: Clarence Savage, Don Savage, Hank Savage, Geoff Shaffar Jr., Colin O'Mara and Joe Hoye.
James Garrett (02/10/06)
POPLAR BLUFF -- James E. Garrett, 84, formerly of Mississippi County, died at 3:15 p.m. Feb. 9, 2006, at Doctors Regional Hospital in Poplar Bluff. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Ella W. Newton (02/10/06)
MURRAY, Ky. - Ella Wilson Newton, 86, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died at 5: 05 p.m. Feb. 8, 2006, in Murray. Born July 27, 1919, in Mississippi County to the late Charles and Rosa May Rice Wilson, she lived most of her life in East Prairie where she was a member of the First Baptist Church. In 1978, she moved to Murray where she became a member of the Elm Grove Baptist Church...
Ray Barnett Sr. (02/10/06)
NEW MADRID -- Ray Charlie Barnett Sr., 40, died Feb. 7, 2006, at his home near Henderson Mound in New Madrid County. Born May 11, 1965, in Aberdeen, Miss., he was the son of Joyce Sue Sissom of Henderson, Tenn., and the late Charlie Jasper Barnett. On Aug. 1, 1987, in Sikeston, he married Mary Rebecca Barnett, who survives of the home...
Cecelia Morie (02/10/06)
CHAFFEE -- Cecelia L. Morie, 98, died Feb. 9, 2006, at Chaffee Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Henry Duncan (02/10/06)
HOWARDVILLE -- Henry R. Hopson Duncan, 80, died Feb. 4, 2006, at his home. Born July 13, 1925, in New Albany, Miss., son of the late Andrew and Ora Robinson Duncan, he was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army. He also sang in a quartet for years...
Looking Back 2/10 (02/10/06)
SIKESTON - Summer weather prevailed in Sikeston during the past few days. On Tuesday this was evident with the low temperature being 46 and the high 75. MALDEN - A major step toward a new auxiliary building for Malden was made last week when a check for $4,500 was presented to the city by Mrs. Elise Byrd and Miss Mary Kochnitsky, sisters...
Speakout 2/10 (02/10/06)
To the person that wrote in about people on disability. I am in my early fifties and had to go on disability, not by choice, and I have a neuromuscular disease which is quite painful and yes, I do agree that there are people out there on disability that can work and are drawing it. ...