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Stories from Tuesday, March 14, 2006

Bloomfield residents buy C&F Foods building (03/14/06)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston's warehouse space is filling up. Bloomfield residents Sue and Ivan Griffin of Pine Tree Trucking and Warehouse are the latest business owners to invest in Sikeston, having purchased the old C&F Foods building at 515 Noles. The Griffins took possession of the building in mid-February...
One arrested for drugs (03/14/06)
CARUTHERSVILLE - A Caruthersville man is in custody on charges including attempting to manufacture a controlled substance. Harold F. Miller Jr., 47, is being held in the Pemiscot County Justice Center in lieu of $51,000 on charges of possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), attempt to manufacture a controlled substance and driving while his license was suspended. ...
Hills wins Super Pro of Sikeston Drag Strip (03/14/06)
SIKESTON -- Here are the results from the Sikeston Drag Strip on Saturday. 1st Place - Ricky "Little Possum" Skelton Jr., Sikeston DI - 11.92, ET - 12.058, MPH - 51.44, RT - .556 2nd Place - Austin Rettig, Sikeston DI - 8.32, ET - 8.474, MPH - 72.33, RT - .486...
Bell City advances to final four (03/14/06)
WEST PLAINS -- A 15-0 run for the Bell City boys basketball team spanning the late first quarter and early second had the Cubs up 26-12 and looking like they would once again cruise their way into the state final four. But Bell City, which had won quarterfinal games the past two years by a combined 42 points, encountered an inspired Verona squad the rest of the way and a questionably officiated second half but still managed a 67-57 win Saturday in a Class 1 quarterfinal at the West Plains Civic Center.. ...
McFerren to SEMO? (03/14/06)
SIKESTON - The Southeast Missouri State University boys basketball program has a vacancy at the head coach position. While no official names have been mentioned by SEMO officials, the rumor mill is operating at full capacity. Several names have been thrown out including Missouri assistant coach Jay Spoonhour, St. Louis assistant and Bernie native Anthony Beane, Tennessee assistant Scott Edgar and Central Missouri State head coach Kim Anderson...
Area high school basketball records 3/14 (03/14/06)
CLASS 4 Dexter Bearcats (10-16) Sikeston Bulldogs (23-7) CLASS 3 Charleston Bluejays (23-7) East Prairie Eagles (12-13) Kelly Hawks (18-10) NMCC Eagles (8-17) Portageville Bulldogs (17-8) CLASS 1 Bell City Cubs (27-4) _ Oran Eagles (12-14) _...
Bill Sappenfield (03/14/06)
LEESBURG, Fla. - Dr. William Paul (Bill) Sappenfield, 82, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died March 9, 2006 in Leesburg. He served in World War II as a staff sergeant aerial engineer with the 331st Bomb Squadron, 94th Bomb Group stationed in Bury St. Edmund, England. ...
Helen Polk (03/14/06)
CAIRO, Ill. - Helen Nance Polk, 73, died at 11:36 p.m. March 12, 2006, at the Life Care Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Born Jan. 4, 1933, in East Prairie, Mo., daughter of the late George and Sadie Lee Singleton Nance, she moved from Wolf Island to Cairo in 1981 and was of the Baptist belief...
Vernetta Williams (03/14/06)
ST. LOUIS - Vernetta Edna Williams, 92, formerly of Sikeston, died March 13, 2006, at Delmar Gardens in St. Louis. Born Nov. 3, 1913, in Sikeston, daughter of the late Edgar H. and Lucy Levella Ruffin Smith, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Sikeston for over 80 years, where she served as the financial secretary for 25 years...
Juanita Slinkard (03/14/06)
DEKALB, Ill. - Juanita Lorene Slinkard, 90, formerly of Scott City, died March 13, 2006, in DeKalb. Arrangements are incomplete with Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Walter Lynn (03/14/06)
CHAFFEE - Walter Lee Lynn, 78, died March 14, 2006, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Bonnie Schindler (03/14/06)
DEXTER - Bonnie Schindler, 82, died March 13, 2006, at the Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Births (Published 3/14) (03/14/06)
BENTON - Todd and Sarah Miller are the parents of their third child, second son, born at 5:51 p.m. Feb. 8, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Tucker Joseph Miller weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces, and was 20.5 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Jeff and Diana Householder of Benton...
Looking Back 3/14 (03/14/06)
SIKESTON - Six Sikeston boys are listed among the thousands of youths throughout the United States who are building model automobiles and Napoleonic coaches to compete for university scholarships offered in the 1946 competition of the Fisher Body Craftman's Guild...
Now is the time for lobbyist reform (03/14/06)
Pressure is growing in Washington to reform the role that lobbyists have over Congress but the wheels of change turn slowly in the nation's capital. Without some substantial reforms, voters may well send their own signal during the November mid-term elections...
Speakout 3/14 (03/14/06)
I just wanted to know if there is some sort of scam going on around town? I keep getting people knocking on my door at night, asking me to give them a ride here or a ride there. They do not seem to have any social skills at all. One of them actually asked me tonight, if I'd give her a ride, three blocks over! I mean, are there a lot of burglaries being reported, or maybe cars being stolen? I just find it odd. This has happened about three times now, in the last year...