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Stories from Monday, March 6, 2006

Spring is coming (03/06/06)
Sikeston resident Billy Littleton plants pansies around his mail box. Temperatures will be on the rise this week with some rain expected.
Program helps to keep the mind fit (03/06/06)
SIKESTON -- To ensure the mind isn't the first thing to go, Senior Lifestyles at Missouri Delta Medical Center is hosting a free program to help Southeast Missouri residents learn how to keep their minds fit. The St. Louis Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association will present the educational program called "Maintain Your Brain" from 7-8 p.m. March 9 at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston...
Woman seriously burned Saturday (03/06/06)
SIKESTON -- An elderly woman was airlifted to the St. John's Mercy Medical Center Burn Center in St. Louis Saturday after a cooking accident. At approximately 8:53 a.m., the Sikeston Department of Public Safety responded to a call from the apartments on David Drive advising a woman had been burned...
Taking a world view (03/06/06)
Approximately 100 people from Southeast Missouri attended the first World View Saturday, sponsored by the World View Awareness Organization at the Clinton Building in Sikeston. The meeting featured a number of speakers included William J. Federer who spoke about the Constitution and Dr. Wayne Cooper, who discussed the upcoming stem cell ballot issue in Missouri...
SHS notches quarterfinal victory over St. James (03/06/06)
FARMINGTON -- It's been 11 years since Sikeston's last final four appearance in boys basketball. Now the Bulldogs are going back to Columbia for the second time in school history. Sikeston defeated a fundamentally sound St. James squad 62-54 on Saturday night in a Class 4 quarterfinal game in front of more than 3,000 fans at the Farmington Civic Center to advance to the state semifinals...
Lary Glaus (03/06/06)
CHAFFEE - Lary Lee Glaus, 67, died at 1:30 a.m. March 5, 2006, at his home. Born Sept. 14, 1938, in Commerce, the son of the late Joseph Ulrich and Beatrice Fay Knight Glaus, he was a self-employed farmer and had retired from Local 513 in Cape Girardeau where he was a heavy equipment operator. A veteran of the U.S. Marines, he was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church and St. Ambrose Mens Club in Chaffee...
Beulah Summers (03/06/06)
DEXTER -- Beulah May Summers, 93, died March 4, 2006, in the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center at Poplar Bluff. Born Nov. 17, 1912, at Bernie, daughter of the late John Neal and Elizabeth Robinson Murphy, she had previously lived at Essex and Bernie. She was a member of the First General Baptist Church in Dexter where she was a choir member and a Ladies Aid Society member...
Margaret Davis (03/06/06)
PARMA - Margaret Jean Graham Davis, 67, died March 4, 2006, at her home. Born May 23, 1938, in Parma, daughter of the late Harvey D. and Mary Ellen Sanders Graham, she was a lifelong resident of Parma and member of the Parma First Baptist Church. Survivors include: three sons, Randy Weeks, Kent Weeks and Vernon Weeks of Texas; one daughter, Anita Anne Allgood of Texas; one brother, Raymond Graham of Morehouse; three sisters, Faye Choat of Morehouse, Jeanette Thornhill of Texas and Pansy Wyman of Parma; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.. ...
Margaret Ward (03/06/06)
ST. LOUIS - Margaret Marie Ward, 90, formerly of Sikeston, died March 5, 2006, at Sunset Hills Retirement Home in St. Louis. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home.
Marcia Sikes (03/06/06)
SIKESTON - Marcia Weber Sikes, died March 1, 2006, at her home. She was born in Bloomfield, Mo., on Feb. 4, 1914, the daughter of Carl Weber and Elizabeth O'Ferrall Weber. She was one of the founding members of Saint Paul's Episcopal Church, where she taught Sunday school, and was the organist for many years. ...
Sarah Vaughn (03/06/06)
MALDEN - Sarah Mae Vaughn, 63, died March 3, 2006, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Dec. 7, 1942, in Calhoun City, Miss., daughter of the late Louis A. and Hallie Trammell Parker, she lived most of her life in the Dexter, Bloomfield and Essex area and was a member of the New Life Pentecostal Church of Dexter...
Nellie Pittman (03/06/06)
MATTHEWS - Nellie Carnley Pittman, 79, died March 4, 2006, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 25, 1926, in Coffee County, Ala., she was the daughter of Ira and Nellie Smith Carnley. On May 6, 1950, she was united in marriage to Isaac Pittman, who preceded her in death on April 11, 1985...
Doris Lynch (03/06/06)
EAST PRAIRIE - Doris Faye Lynch, 68, died at 4:11 p.m. March 5, 2006, in East Prairie Nursing Center at East Prairie. Born March 18, 1937, in Commerce, daughter of the late Oliver and Gladys Hockersmith Haney, she was a lifelong area resident. She had been a beautician for over 30 years and was a member of the First Baptist Church of East Prairie...
Peggy Boshear (03/06/06)
PUXICO - Peggy J. Boshear, 67, died March 4, 2006, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Watkins and Sons Funeral Service in Dexter.
Looking Back 3/6 (03/06/06)
SIKESTON - Approximately $2,000 was collected during the first two days of the Sikeston Red Cross drive, according to Harry Dover, countywide chairman. SIKESTON - Two more have tossed their hats into the ring for the April 5 school board election. Dr. Wendell Weathers, dentist, and the Rev. C.D. Butler, pastor of the Murray Lane Baptist Church, filed Saturday as candidates before the filing deadline with Charles D. Matthews, board secretary...
Speakout 3/6 (03/06/06)
This is in regard to your neighborly folks. A public meeting? I beg to differ. I am a homeowner on this street, have been for several years. I did not receive any type of information to attend any type of government meeting or receive any letters about this halfway house...