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Stories from Tuesday, March 21, 2006

Volunteers needed (03/21/06)
BENTON -- Looking for a way to give back to your community? Try volunteering for a fire department. In addition to being one of the our nation's first examples of community service, volunteer firefighting is a form of community service our nation - including local communities - heavily relies on...
Sikeston couple gaining by losing (03/21/06)
SIKESTON -- Gary and Jo Ann Tangen like to joke they've lost the weight equivalency of the Olsen twins. In two years, the Sikeston couple have collectively dropped over 230 pounds. Their secret? Using the buddy system, eating sensibly and working out regularly at the local YMCA...
Shooting questioned (03/21/06)
SIKESTON -- A shooting Monday night left officers with the Sikeston Department of Public Safety questioning the victim as to who really fired the shot. According to DPS Director Drew Juden, the shooting was reported about 9 p.m. when Williams Henry, 19, of 714 Ruth St., said he was walking in Roberta Rowe Park. ...
East Prairie baseball wants to build on last season's success (03/21/06)
EAST PRAIRIE - Expectations are high at East Prairie after a successful season last year in baseball. Coming off a 20-3 season and a district title, the Eagles return six starters from a team that lost to Clearwater in the quarterfinals. "We have been 35-9 the last two years and the guys are used to winning," said first year East Prairie head coach Gary Scott, "We have set some goals this season, which I feel are obtainable. ...
Area high school basketball records 3/21 (03/21/06)
CLASS 4 Dexter Bearcats (10-16) Sikeston Bulldogs (23-7) CLASS 3 Charleston Bluejays (24-8) East Prairie Eagles (12-13) Kelly Hawks (18-10) NMCC Eagles (8-17) Portageville Bulldogs (17-8) CLASS 1 Bell City Cubs (28-5) _ Oran Eagles (12-14) _...
Jeremy Weinkauf (03/21/06)
ORLANDO, Fla. - Services for Jeremy Wayne Weinkauf, 19, who died March 15, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq, will now be held at a later date in Orlando. DeLisle Funeral Home of Portageville, Mo., is in charge of local arrangements.
Louise Bohannon (03/21/06)
CARLOCK, Ill. - Olive "Louise" Bohannon, 71, died at 12:30 a.m. March 20, 2006, at BroMenn Regional Medical Center in Normal. Born May 6, 1934, in Blodgett, Mo., daughter of the late Chap and Ruby Loretta Bonnifield Myers, she was a homemaker, a former cook for the Olympia School and was of the Baptist belief...
Arvel Menley (03/21/06)
DEXTER - Arvel N. Menley, 88, died March 19, 2006, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare Facility. Born April 23, 1917, in Stoddard County, son of the late Henry Everet and Sarah Ellen Leffel Menley, he had lived all his life in Southeast Missouri. He had worked as a farmer and at Swift's Poultry Plant in Dexter...
Ruby Mabrey (03/21/06)
CHAFFEE - Ruby A. Mabrey, 80, died at 10:40 p.m. March 20, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born March 30, 1925, in Allenville, to the late Robert and Louise Diamond Eakins, she had retired from Thorngate Ltd. in Chaffee where she was a presser...
Looking Back 3/21 (03/21/06)
SIKESTON - Announcing the Elite Beauty Shop under new management. Mrs. Margaret Rister, experienced operator herself, pledges better service. Other operators are Marie Chartreau and Beatrice Foster. SIKESTON - The ballot will ask, "Shall the city adopt Daylight Savings Time from April 25 until Sept. ...
Who knows what's best for the rest? (03/21/06)
The American Family Association is a right-wing, religious-based organization founded by Donald Wildmon. They've been around a few years and manage to get their name in the news from time to time with their ultra- conservative, pro-family approach to every aspect of American life. They also give conservatives a bad name...
Speakout 3/21 (03/21/06)
I wish some of these people who are so hard on President Bush would stop and realize that he is trying. He has had a lot of problems since he has been in there with tornadoes, fires, earthquakes and everything else. Nine-11 and all these people on welfare just keep on a gettin' and a gettin'. ...