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Stories from Monday, February 27, 2006

Car hits house (02/27/06)
SIKESTON -- A vehicle bounced off another vehicle before crashing into a home at 638 Smith St. Saturday. The accidents happened at about 12:45 a.m., according to the Department of Public Safety incident report. The vehicle traveling on Watson reached the end of the street where it forms a T intersection at Smith Street and crashed into the home there, coming to a stop almost completely inside a bedroom...
Rough landing (02/27/06)
An Arkansas pilot managed to avoid injury to his family and self Saturday while landing his twin-engine airplane on its belly at the Sikeston Airport. "We had a plane that skidded in on the runway Saturday," confirmed Sgt. Thomas Conn of the Sikeston Department of Public Safety. ...
Local Taekwondo competitors score at regional championships (02/27/06)
SIKESTON -- Students from Taekwondo Advantage schools in Sikeston and Cape Girardeau traveled to Huntsville, Ala., to compete in the United States Chung Do Kwan Association's Winter Regional Championships. More than 200 competitors from nine states -- Illinois, Missouri, Kentucky, Connecticut, Georgia, Tennessee, Florida, Mississippi and Alabama -- entered the tournament hosted by USCDKA 8th degree black belt Grandmaster Al Smith of Huntsville...
Kelly Hawks boys, girls roll into semis (02/27/06)
GREENVILLE -- Kelly's boys advanced to the semifinal round of the Class 3 District 2 tournament with a 76-29 blowout victory against Woodland at Greenville High School. Also in the first round, Scott City's season ended with a 73-61 loss at the hands of Puxico...
Dorotha Jobe (02/27/06)
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Dorotha Grace Jobe, 97, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died at 11:40 p.m. Feb. 25, 2006, at the Parkway Health Center in Little Rock. Born Dec. 13, 1908, in Essex, Mo., to the late Tommy and Minnie Hurt Grace, she was a resident of Parma, Mo., for over 30 years and attended Southeast Missouri State College in Cape Girardeau, Mo. ...
Pauline Pfeffer (02/27/06)
SPRINGFIELD - Pauline Pfeffer, 86, formerly of Parma, died Feb. 26, 2006 at Doctor's Hospital in Springfield. Born Aug. 30, 1919, at Batesville, Ark., daughter of the late Charles Vincent and Margaret Ellen Smart Adams, she was a homemaker. On Oct. 24, 1936, at Caruthersville, she married Orvel E. Pfeffer who preceded her in death on May 9, 1996...
Barbara Tull (02/27/06)
KERRVILLE, Texas -- Barbara C. Tull died Feb. 25, 2006, after a brief illness. Tull and her husband, Frank Tull, M.D., resided in Sikeston, Mo., from 1963 to 1972. Survivors include: her husband, Frank Tull; five children and their spouses, Laura (Jeroen) Kok, Mary (Marc) Sarni, Frances Scriminger, Susan (Wade) Holloway and Frank (Stacey) Tull; one brother, Philip Cotton Jr. of St. Louis, Mo.; 12 grandchildren; and two nieces and two nephews...
Aaron McKuin (02/27/06)
BERNIE - Aaron McKuin, 82, died Feb. 25, 2006, at his home. Born Nov. 13, 1923, at Formosa, Ark., son of the late George Washington and Iva Lee Bone McKuin, he was a farmer and a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army. On March 9, 1946, at Piggott, Ark., he married Rosalee Collins who preceded him in death on June 26, 2005...
Allean Stephens (02/27/06)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Allean Stephens, 90, died Feb. 26, 2006, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born June 17, 1915, in Boekerton, she was the daughter of the late James and Dora Dean Phillips Edward. On April 23, 1932, in Portageville, she married William "Bill" Stephens who preceded her in death on Oct. 4, 1992...
Helen Chittenden (02/27/06)
SIKESTON - Helen Chittenden, 90, died Feb. 25, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born June 14, 1915, in Mississippi County, daughter of the late Robert and Susan Heath McGill, she was a teacher's aid for Sikeston Public Schools, a volunteer at Missouri Delta Medical Center and a member of Trinity Baptist Church...
Agatha Largent (02/27/06)
SIKESTON -- Margaret Agatha Largent, 95, died Feb. 25, 2006, at Clearview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Sikeston. Born Oct. 21, 1910, in Gideon, daughter of the late Martin VanBuren and Elizabeth M. Atteberry Mumma, for over 50 years she was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Sikeston where she was active in the United Methodist Women's Circle II, Women's Civic Club, volunteered at Scott County blood drives and enjoyed her bridge clubs...
Sara Guetterman (02/27/06)
CAIRO, Ill. - Sara Guetterman, 84, died Feb. 24, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Born May 31, 1921, in Cairo, daughter of the late Alex and Mary Farah Johnson, she had worked at McKesson and Robbins. In 1946, she and her husband owned and operated Jack Guetterman Grocery for 22 years before purchasing the Chrysler-Plymouth Dealership in Cairo. ...
Kenny Thurston (02/27/06)
BERNIE - Kenny Thurston, 58, died Feb. 26, 2006, at his residence in Bernie. Born Jan. 28, 1948, at Poplar Bluff to the late Cletus Eugene Red Thurston and Virginia Treas Thurston, he was a member of the United Methodist Church in Bernie. A former processing engineer with ArvinMeritor in Dexter, he was formerly employed with Specialty Engineer in Dexter and the Autry Morlan Chevrolet, Cadillac, Nissan. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and a member of the Scottish Rite and Shriners...
Emily Presley (02/27/06)
SIKESTON - Emily Presley, 83, died at 11:20 p.m. Feb. 26, 2006, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Balus Singletery (02/27/06)
SIKESTON -- Balus Singletery, 80, died Feb. 26, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born April 8, 1925, in Grubbs, Ark., son of the late Thomas Leander and Willie Fowler Singletery, he was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church. He was a veteran of the U.S. ...
Looking Back 2/27 (02/27/06)
SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Bush will move to East Prairie the first of this week, where he and Mrs. Bush will operate the City O.K. Supply Store, which they recently purchased. SIKESTON - Gov. Warren E. Hearnes will speak at a dinner meeting Friday at 7 p.m. in the American Legion Hall honoring him, Mrs. Hearnes and Lt. Gov. Thomas F. Eagleton for their support and leadership in the 1966 March of Dimes. The proceeds will go to the March of Dimes fight against birth defects...
Speakout 2/27 (02/27/06)
Where's the respect? On the article about Cheney taking Bush hunting. This is America. At least respect your President. Which would you prefer? In response to all the talk about our Vice President. Would you rather go hunting with our Vice President or take a car ride with Ted Kennedy?...