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Stories from Monday, February 13, 2006

Two are killed in weekend accidents (02/13/06)
DEXTER -- A 7-year-old from Sikeston died of injuries sustained in a two- vehicle accident Saturday near Dexter. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, at 10:58 a.m. on Highway 25, half a mile south of Dexter, an accident occurred as motorist Crystal D. Phillips, 24, of Bernie made a left-hand turn into the path of the vehicle driven by Lyle D. Davis, 38, of Sikeston...
Program provides alternatives for singles (02/13/06)
MINER -- When a group called Christian Singles II formed a year ago in Miner, it was created mainly for single adults to have a place of fellowship. "It's not a singles club to meet someone," said the group's coordinator, Sue Fox. "But if you happen to find your soul mate in the process, then that's fine, too."...
Chaffee man wins $50,000 tax-paid prize (02/13/06)
CHAFFEE -- A 45-year-old Chaffee husband can be thankful he used his wife's lucky numbers after they matched all five numbers drawn in the Feb. 1 SHOW ME 5 Paydown drawing to win $50,000 tax paid. Rodney "Rod" Austin, 45, said he has been playing her numbers for a year or so. Those numbers are: 19, 21, 24, 28 and 29...
Bears donated (02/13/06)
The Rev. John Goodwin and Ed Cowan of Hunter Memorial First Presbyterian Church bag teddy bears that were donated by church members. Over 100 bears were donated to the Sikeston Department of Public Safety who will give the bears to children to help comfort them...
Sikeston Bulldogs corral Colts (02/13/06)
ST. LOUIS -- The Sikeston Bulldogs posted their seventh straight victory on Saturday evening as they defeated the tradition-rich Parkway Central Colts, 71-54 in St. Louis. Sikeston (16-6) opened up a 16-4 first quarter lead and were never seriously threatened in the game...
'Jays cool Portageville (02/13/06)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Portageville's Bulldogs had no answers for the bigger, stronger, more talented Charleston Bluejays in a 70-40 loss on Saturday, a makeup of Friday's weather-cancelled game. Host Portageville (14-7) came in as one of the hotter teams in the area with four straight wins, 10 of their last 11...
SHS grapplers advance to state (02/13/06)
FARMINGTON -- Two of the four members of Sikeston High School's wrestling team qualified for the state meet at the Class 3, District 1 tournament in Farmington on Saturday. Craig Burton, in the 125-pound class, and Gavilan Bland, in the 152-pound class, advanced to state which opens on Thursday. Both are sophomores...
Beatrice Baudendistel (02/13/06)
CHARLESTON - Beatrice Mary Baudendistel, 95, died at 1:05 a.m. Feb. 12, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born June 7, 1910, in the Highland Community, near Perryville, to the late Henry Louis and Appie Unterriener Renaud, the oldest of eight children, she moved with her family as a young girl to the Texas Bend Community north of Charleston in 1918. ...
Sammie Knupp (02/13/06)
GREENFIELD, Ind. - Sammie Ellis Knupp, 89, formerly of Charleston, Mo., died Feb. 11, 2006, at the Regency Place in Greenfield. Born Sept. 8, 1916, at Dexter, Mo., to the late John A. and Lula Frick Knupp, he had lived in Mississippi County, Mo., most of his life. ...
Thomas McFerron (02/13/06)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Thomas Latham McFerron, 56, died Feb. 10, 2006, at his home. Born Jan. 20, 1950, in Cape Girardeau, he was the son of the late Thomas J. and Virginia K. Latham McFerron. During Tom's younger years he was involved in Demolay and became an Eagle Scout. ...
Ricky Razer (02/13/06)
DUBUQUE, Iowa - Ricky Razer, 44, formerly of Essex, Mo., died Feb. 10, 2006, at his home. Born Feb. 21, 1961, in Sikeston, Mo., son of Bob Razer of Essex and the late Cloetta "Corky" Oliver Razer, he had lived the past 10 years in Dubuque. In addition to his father, survivors include: two brothers, Terry Meeker of San Antonio and Robert Dale Razer of Mobile, Ala.; and one sister, Belinda Ann Razer of Essex...
Jerry Pirtle Jr. (02/13/06)
SHERMAN, Texas - Jerry Wayne Pirtle Jr., 41, died Feb. 10, 2006, at work in Sherman. Born Jan. 30, 1965, in Cape Girardeau, Mo., son of Jerry Wayne Pirtle Sr. of Randles, Mo., and Sharon Hanks of Cordova, Tenn., he was a self-employed contractor and roofer...
Kylie Davis (02/13/06)
SIKESTON -- Kylie Melynn Davis, 7, died at approximately 12:05 p.m. Feb. 11, 2006, of injuries sustained in a car accident near Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete at the Blanchard Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Mary Lasater (02/13/06)
SIKESTON -- Mary Bishop Lasater, 80, died Feb. 11, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born June 28, 1925, in Wilmington, N.C., daughter of the late Joseph Springs and Emily Marie Fleet Bishop, she was a lifetime member of First United Methodist Church where she was active many years in the Ladies Circle Three Group and the Philathca Sunday School Class. She was an Avon sales representative over 25 years in the Sikeston and Charleston areas...
Charlie Barnett Sr. (02/13/06)
NEW MADRID -- Charlie Ray Barnett Sr., 40, died Feb. 7, 2006, at his home in Henderson Mound. 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 Garrett who survives of the home...
Looking Back 2/13 (02/13/06)
SIKESTON -The Sikeston Bulldogs came to life Friday night in defeating the Poplar Bluff Mules 68-47 in a game played at the Sikeston gymnasium. BENTON - Alternate non-surplus crops which may be grown on acreage diverted for payment from 1966 production of wheat or feed grains, or cotton, have been named by the U.S. Department of Agriculture...
Your view: Are you ready? (02/13/06)
Being a past Civil Defense director for the City of New Madrid, I would like to comment on how "ready" everybody is for a major earthquake. As director for the City I spoke to the schools in the area on disasters such as tornadoes, earthquakes and boiling liquid evaporation explosions (propane and contained gas explosions); showed films on what takes place and the damage afterward. ...
Speakout 2/13 (02/13/06)
This is the Portageville Bulldog fan again. I would like to speak out on your sports department again and the people of Sikeston, Mo. I do not agree with most everything Chris Moore and your lousy sports department comment on. I am a Portageville Bulldog fan. ...