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Stories from Tuesday, February 14, 2006

City council, LCRA review targeted area (02/14/06)
SIKESTON -- After several years of acquiring and tearing down dilapidated structures, the Land Clearance Redevelopment Authority is nearly ready to initiate its first redevelopment effort. LCRA commission members joined members of the Sikeston City Council for a special luncheon meeting Monday...
Farm Bill extension wanted (02/14/06)
SIKESTON -- Southeast Missouri farmers want to extend the current Farm Bill, and they want the next one to be just like it. That was the main message U.S. Rep. Jo Ann Emerson received from about 70 commodity group representatives and agricultural producers during a listening session Monday morning at the Clinton Building in Sikeston...
Making Valentines (02/14/06)
Sikeston Head Start students Juan Lara and Avery Yancy make a heart college for Valentine's Day Monday morning. Teachers Renee Henry and Beth Lofton used the hearts to help the students with fine motor skills by picking up small items for the collage...
Dead body discovered in Sikeston (02/14/06)
SIKESTON -- A body was found in Sikeston this morning in a field off Autumn Street. According to the Sikeston Department of Public Safety, a body of a 42-year- old male was discovered at 6:40 a.m. in a field behind a residence at 136 Autumn Drive. The cause of death was a single gunshot wound to the head and the weapon was found at the scene...
SHS girls roll past Cape (02/14/06)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs basketball team finished off their regular season schedule with a 56-40 victory over the visiting Cape Central Lady Tigers. A big second quarter by Sikeston proved to be the difference in the contest, as the Lady Bulldogs out scored the Lady Tigers 25-10. Sikeston hit five 3-...
Kelly wins thriller against East Prairie (02/14/06)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Kelly clinched the Scott-Mississippi Conference title with a 65-62 road win over East Prairie on Monday. "To come into a hostile environment like this, with this game being as big as it is -- conference championship, No. 2 district seed on the line -- and play with that kind of effort, I couldn't be prouder," said Kelly Hawks coach Cory Johnson...
Kelly girls slide by Scott Central (02/14/06)
BENTON -- Kelly kept pace with Delta in the race for the Scott-Mississippi Conference title with a 69-56 win over conference foe Scott County Central on Monday. Both teams, Kelly and Delta, are currently undefeated in the conference with a head-to-head matchup scheduled for Thursday...
Emma Baird (02/14/06)
NEW MADRID -- Emma F. Baird, 85, died Feb. 14, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid.
Kylie Davis (02/14/06)
SIKESTON - Kylie Melynn Davis, 7, died at 12:05 p.m. Feb. 11, 2006, at Missouri Southern Hospital in Dexter. Born Aug. 21, 1998, in Sikeston, daughter of Lyle Dean "Deano" Davis and Ida Lou Dodds Davis of Sikeston, she was a kindergarten student at Kelly Elementary School at Benton and a member of Old Bethel Baptist Church...
Frank Brands (02/14/06)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Frank H. Brands, 96, died Feb. 14, 2006, at Portageville Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete at DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
Mike Ferrara (02/14/06)
DEXTER -- Mike Ferrara, 86, died Feb. 13, 2006, at Missouri Southern Healthcare. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Betty Agee (02/14/06)
ADVANCE -- Betty Callaham Agee, 52, died at 10:05 p.m. Feb. 13, 2006, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Gladys Lippmann (02/14/06)
EAST PRAIRIE - Gladys M. Lippmann, 98, died Feb. 13, 2006, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home.
Nora Newcomb (02/14/06)
BERNIE - Nora Allie Gulledge Newcomb, 93, formerly of East Prairie, died at 12:05 a.m. Feb. 12, 2006, at her home. Born Oct. 28, 1912, in Portageville, to the late John William and Mary Ellen Warren Young, she lived most of her life in Mississippi County where she was a member of the West Side Baptist Church...
Births (Published 2/14) (02/14/06)
CHAFFEE - Lana and Sidney Atkins are the parents of their second child, second son, born at 11:42 p.m. Jan. 9, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Kade Westbrook Atkins weighed 9 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 22 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Larry and Janet Cook of Whitewater...
Looking Back 2/14 (02/14/06)
SIKESTON - At the Rex Theater today, "Hairy Ape" with William Bendix, plus "Top Man" with Donald O'Connor and Peggy Ryan. SIKESTON - A Boy Scout mayor and city council were sworn in for duty Saturday, running the city. City Clerk John Hahn swore in Vice Mayor Jim Christy, Mayor Jasper Grant and Councilmen Charles Harrington, Joe Schlosser and Dick Smith. The event closed the observance of Boy Scout week...
Voter identification will help fight fraud (02/14/06)
The Missouri Legislature is discussing a proposal that would toughen voting laws in the state and sadly, the Democratic party is opposing the improvements. The bill would simply require voters to show photo identification when they vote. But the Democratic party says the bill would prohibit some Missourians from voting...
Speakout 2/14 (02/14/06)
What happened to small town hospitality? I always thought that small towns were supposed to welcome newcomers to their community. I see where the town of Oran treats their new police officers as enemies instead of new residents of their community. These police officers are only doing the job they were hired by the city to do. ...