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Stories from Sunday, March 19, 2006

Telethon time nears (03/19/06)
SIKESTON -- As good as they may be, it's pretty safe to say none of the entertainers at this year's Kenny Rogers Children's Center annual telethon, set for March 25-26, will outshine the Center's true stars -- the children who receive therapy there...
Miles of markers (03/19/06)
SIKESTON -- New milemarker signs on Missouri's interstate highways will not only make things safer - they will also save money in the long run, according to Missouri Department of Transportation officials. The new milemarkers were recommended to MoDOT by emergency responder organizations, according to Tonya Wells, community relations specialist for MoDOT's southeast district...
Area woman charged with child abuse (03/19/06)
CHAFFEE - A Chaffee woman is charged with striking her 2-month-old daughter so severely it caused two skull fractures. Susan Cabiness, 34, was charged Thursday with abuse of a child and endangering the welfare of a child, according to a Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter. She is scheduled to appear in Associate Circuit Court March 28 before Judge David Mann...
SHS will look to pitching in 2006 (03/19/06)
SIKESTON -- For the last eight years, the Sikeston Bulldogs baseball team has been built into, well, a dynasty. They've won four district championships in the last five years and have won at least 20 games every season for the last six years. The team has won five district championships in coach Kevin Self's nine years at Sikeston...
SHS will depend on youth (03/19/06)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs golf team will be young and green but coach Rick Oetting has confidence that, by season's end, they will be a competitive group. "If we can mature and peak around district time, this team has the potential to win a district," said Oetting. "I'm bragging on a young team and we'll see if we can live up to it."...
Charleston hopes for a big year (03/19/06)
CHARLESTON - The Charleston Bluejays baseball team is looking to take the next step this season and win a district title. Two seasons removed from a second place finish to Kelly in Class 2, District 2 and a loss to the eventual district winner Scott City last year, the Bluejays are primed for a big run this year...
Free throw shooting lifts 'Jays into finals (03/19/06)
COLUMBIA -- The Charleston Bluejays raced out to a quick lead and withstood a late rally to defeat Mount Vernon, 65-60 to advance to Saturday's Class 3 state championship game. Charleston played Cardinal Ritter for the championship but results were not available at press time. Complete game results will be in Monday's edition...
SET program has new location (03/19/06)
Health Facilities Rehab recently moved their Sports Enhancement Training Program, SET, to 1041 E. Malone Ave. The 10,000-square-foot facility features an indoor batting cage with the famous "Iron Mike" pitching machine. Pictured front row from left are: Robin Pace, SACC member; Paula Beck, OTR/L; Scott Heeb, vice president of HFRS; Tom Richey, president of HFRS; Rich Schott, SET clinical assistant; Kent Schott, ATC, SET program director; Don Bedell, chairman; Lonnie Hasty, vice president; Karen Henzi, HFRS administrator; and Michelle Fayette, SACC board member. ...
New image for medical imaging (03/19/06)
SIKESTON - The woman patted the elderly man on the arm as he sat next to her in the waiting room. Their doctor wanted more information before making his diagnosis and fortunately for them, the place to find that answer is in their hometown. The two were sitting in the waiting room of Sikeston Imaging Center, located at 1014 North Main St. ...
Prairie Farms acquires Turner Dairy holdings (03/19/06)
CARLINVILLE, Ill. - Prairie Farms Dairy Inc. has acquired Covington, Tenn.,- based Turner Dairy Holdings LLC effective March. Turner Dairies, one of the largest independent dairies in the Southeastern United States, includes plant operations in Fulton, Ky.; Covington, Tenn.; Memphis Tenn.; and Little Rock, Ark. Turner Dairies has a distribution facility located on County Line Road in Sikeston...
Business Briefcase 3/19 (03/19/06)
SIKESTON -- Brenda Brewer, receptionist with SEMO Health Network, is employee of the month for January. Brewer joined SEMO Health Network in Sikeston, in June 2005. SEMO Health Network is a federally qualified health center providing comprehensive quality primary health care...
It's hard work to attract the leisure traveler (03/19/06)
As February brought the cold weather, the CVB was able to "survive" and attend the 19th Annual Working Women's Survival Show at the new Regional St. Charles Convention Center Feb. 17-19. Not even the 8 degree weather could stop the 3,000 individuals who gathered during these three days to enjoy a weekend filled with ways to work and survive...
Elze Graham (03/19/06)
SIKESTON - Elze Andrew Graham, a wonderful and beloved husband, brother, father, grandfather and friend of many, died at 2 a.m. Saturday, March 18, 2006, at the age of 85. Elze Andrew was born Feb. 9, 1921, in Bartlesville, Okla. He moved to Mississippi in 1932, and then to Essex in 1935...
Russell Hester (03/19/06)
DELTA - Russell Hester, 65, died at 2:03 a.m. March 17, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born March 2, 1941, in Delta, son of the late Watson Russell Hester and Mary Immogene Sanford Hester, he was a retired mill wright and a member of Arbor General Baptist Church and the Advance Order of the Eagles...
Charles Kirkman (03/19/06)
KIRKWOOD - Charles Laudrum "C.L." Kirkman, 70, died Jan. 30, 2006, at his home. Born July 26, 1935, in Kennett, son of the late Clyde Laudrum and Evelyn West Kirkman, he was a retired school teacher from St. Louis Public Schools, where he taught for 27 years. He was a 1953 graduate of Kennett High School and a graduate from what is now the Harris Stowe State College. He appeared with the St. Louis Opera Company for several years...
Births (Published 3/19) (03/19/06)
PORTAGEVILLE - Kimiko West and Orlando Misouria are the parents of a son, born at 8:52 a.m. Feb. 12, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Omari LeTahj Misouria weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces, and was 19 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Kim Nolen and Robert Pratcher...
Arteme - Moore (03/19/06)
BENTON -- Amy Renea Arteme and Christopher Lyman Moore were married July 30, 2005, at St. Denis Catholic Church in Benton. The Rev. J. Friedel performed the ceremony. Jim and Margaret Arteme of Benton are parents of the bride. The bridegroom is the son of Jim and Kathy Moore of Cape Girardeau...
Holman - Burney (03/19/06)
SIKESTON -- Tracey Holman and Rodger Burney were united in marriage during an afternoon candlelight ceremony at 4 p.m. Nov. 19, 2005, at the Smith Avenue Church of God in Sikeston. Bishop Ira L. Sandefer performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Randall and Kathy Collins of Sikeston and William and Ruth Holman of Jackson. ...
Britton - Coleson (03/19/06)
BELL CITY -- Tom and Carol Britton have announced the engagement of their daughter, Shannon Gayle Britton, to Carl Edward Coleson Jr., son of Carl and Lonnie Coleson of Mounds, Ill. A 2004 graduate of Scott County Central High School, the future bride is employed at Jay's Krispy Fried Chicken in Sikeston and Scott Couny Central Schools...
Looking Back 3/19 (03/19/06)
SIKESTON - V.T. Crowe announces he has bought the Pop Inn from Mr. and Mrs. W.H. Brooks and Brooks' Service Station from Clifford Campbell and will own and operate the service station until one of his sons is released from the service. BENTON - Mrs. Warren E. Hearnes, wife of Missouri's governor, cut a ribbon to officially open the Scott-Mississippi County Cerebral Palsy Center yesterday. More than 100 gathered on the courthouse lawn for the proceedings...
Misuse of Medicaid is ruining Missouri (03/19/06)
I write often - perhaps too often - on the Medicaid crisis in Missouri and across the country. I have firm opinions on the Medicaid program and I hope I'm fair enough to spread the blame for the explosion in costs of the low- income health care program. Medical providers share some of the blame because although they may complain to high heaven, but they still profit from the Medicaid dollars...
Your view; Make yourself heard (03/19/06)
For over a year, we have been aware of Union Pacific's proposal to increase the amount of train traffic through Sikeston. A great deal of the conversation on this topic concluded that there was nothing that could be done to prevent this from happening...
Speakout 3/19 (03/19/06)
I would like to complain about the loud explosions I am hearing today. This is on a Sunday afternoon about 1 p.m. I believe this is a Civil War reenactment, but the explosions are so loud that they are disturbing people here in Sikeston. People that are sick and have to rest are being disturbed. If you're going to arrest people for having loud music in their cars, then you better arrest people for exploding these cannons...