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Stories from Monday, February 20, 2006

Church league basketball (02/20/06)
First Baptist Church's Will Holifield tries to spin away from a host of YMCA defenders in the championship game of the Junior High YMCA Church Basketball League Saturday morning at the Sikeston Field House. YMCA won the game 50-42.
Snow, cold blankets area (02/20/06)
SIKESTON -- Snow and ice-covered roads were contributing factors in several area accidents that killed at least one and injured others over the weekend. Arturo Tuente, 53, of LaSalle, Ill., was killed after the vehicle he was traveling in struck a freightliner Saturday in Scott County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol...
Helen Sorrells (02/20/06)
EAST PRAIRIE - Helen Margaret Sorrells, 98, formerly of Sikeston, died at 12: 32 p.m. Feb. 18, 2006, in the East Prairie Nursing Center. Born Aug. 9, 1907, in Corning, Ark., to the late Raymond Oscar and Sarah Viola Hooper Cummins, she was a member of the Fellowship Baptist Church in Sikeston...
Mary Castleberry (02/20/06)
CHARLESTON - Mary Elizabeth Castleberry, 60, formerly of Sikeston, died at 7:20 p.m. Feb. 18, 2006, at her home. Born Aug. 23, 1045, in Sikeston, daughter of the late Arthur and Oline Wheat Butler, she was a homemaker and a 1963 graduate of Sikeston High School...
Peggy Lawson (02/20/06)
ADVANCE -- Peggy Mae Lawson, 90, formerly of Canalou, died at 10:03 a.m. Feb. 19, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Feb. 5, 1916, in England, Ark., daughter of the late James Arthur and Maude Alice Appleton Vent, she was a homemaker, had worked for Todd Laundry in Sikeston, and was of the Assembly of God belief...
Gwendolyn Watson (02/20/06)
BERTRAND -- Gwendolyn Mae Watson, 65, died at 4 a.m. Feb. 18, 2006, at her home. Born Apr. 24, 1940, in Grant, Mich., daughter of the late Homer Burdett and Alice Leona Love Myrick, she had been a cook for the Charleston Public School System and the American Commercial Barge Line in Jeffersonville, Ind., She had previously owned and operated Gwen's Country Kitchen in Winslow, Ariz., and cooked for the Winslow City Jail...
Laura Litchford (02/20/06)
LILBOURN -- Laura Litchford, 37, died Feb. 15, 2006, in Lilbourn. Born Oct. 26, 1968, in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of the late Robert Arthur Didion Sr. and Joan Berry Didion. Survivors include: two sons, Michael J. Litchford Jr. and Mitchell Litchford of Lilbourn; two daughters, Laura-Letta Litchford and Tasha Litchford of Indianapolis; three sisters, Donna Bailey of Lilbourn, Debbie Didion of Shelbyville, Ind., and Robin Moss of Las Vegas; two brothers, Robert Didion Jr. ...
Births (Published 2/20) (02/20/06)
MORRISTOWN, Tenn. - Michael and Jennifer Miller are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 8:19 a.m. Jan. 13, 2006, at Knoxville, Tenn. Haley Rae Miller weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces, and was 19.5 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Ed and Peggy Hinders of Chesterfield...
Looking Back 2/20 (02/20/06)
SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Boyer gave a surprise dinner in honor of the latter's mother, Mrs. Ada Aldrich, on Feb. 10 for her birthday. SIKESTON - The site and building committee of Trinity Baptist Church announced plans for building a new Southern Baptist Church. The architectural firms of Donnellen and Porterfield of Poplar Bluff has been employed. Preliminary drawings will be given to the committee Monday...
Your view: Investigation questions (02/20/06)
Dear Editor, My friend, Teresa Butler, vanished without a trace on January 25, 2006. She was taken from her home while her two young sons slept in bed. The investigators have bungled this case from day one. They did lift finger prints from the house and car but failed to print everyone who had been in that house or car for the last month. ...
Speakout 2/20 (02/20/06)
I'm calling about the feature in Sunday's paper of the UAE Company posed to oversee six US ports. Why did this not make it on the front page so everybody could see what our government is putting up with? I can't believe they would allow a foreign country to come into our country and take over businesses. I think it's time the American people stood up and let them know we don't want foreign countries taking over things here. We're Americans and that's the way we want to leave it...