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Stories from Thursday, March 23, 2006

Sikeston resident files for office (03/23/06)
BENTON -- With less than one week left before filing ends for Scott County's primary election, a Sikeston man has stepped forward to challenge Jamie Burger for presiding commissioner. Glenn Pinkerton, a 60-year-old business owner, filed for the seat on Monday...
Bohannon to be recognized for service (03/23/06)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston R-6 assistant superintendent Dr. Larry Bohannon will be recognized for his service and dedication to public education tonight during the Southeast Missouri Regional State Teachers Association's honorees banquet in Cape Girardeau...
Tuesday fire (03/23/06)
Firefighters with the Sikeston Department of Public Safety work to extinguish a fire at Gilmore Tire Center at 121 Harlene St. Tuesday night. The fire was called in at just after 10 p.m. and when firefighters arrived the building was engulfed in flames. Firefighters were on the scene for two-and-a-half hours and the cause of the fire has still not been determined. The business received extensive damage...
Local business moving to old DeWitt building (03/23/06)
SIKESTON -- Confluent Technology Group has joined the growing list of businesses expanding in Sikeston. "We are a service provider to the cable television industry," said Mark Anderson, president. "We repair and service all of the hardware for cable operators such as New Wave Communications, SEMO Communications and Galaxy Cablevision, which are all local, as well as big operators such as Comcast, Charter and Time-Warner."...
SHS beats Kelly in opener (03/23/06)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs baseball team opened up the 2006 season with an 8-3 SEMO Conference victory against Kelly on cold, brisk Wednesday afternoon at VFW Stadium. Sikeston trailed 3-1 after three innings of play, but the Bulldogs rattled off seven runs in the fourth inning to pull out the victory...
Kelly returns talent, experience in 2006 (03/23/06)
BENTON - The Kelly Hawks baseball team will look to bounce back in 2006, after a upset loss in the Class 2 district semifinals last year. The Hawks will have six starters back from a club that went 13-11 last season, and was upset in district play by St. Vincent. However, the Hawks will need to replace contributions from Kendall and Kent Deason, along with Danny Wilson...
Chaffee drops season opener to Cape Central (03/23/06)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -The Chaffee Red Devils dropped their first baseball game of the season, 8-0 to the Cape Central Tigers on a cold Wednesday afternoon. The game was originally a home contest for Chaffee, but due to the wet condition of the field, the game was played at Cape Central...
Sikeston native Marriott wins triathlon in South Carolina (03/23/06)
PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. -- Delbert Marriott came into Saturday's Parris Island Triathlon expecting to break his own course record of 53 minutes, 45 seconds. That went out the window a mile into the biking portion when riders had to adhere to a mandatory dismount...
Johnny Coon (03/23/06)
LEE'S SUMMIT - Arthur W. "Johnny" Coon, 84, formerly of Sikeston and New Madrid, passed away on March 21, 2006, at Lee's Summit Hospital in Lee's Summit, following a brief illness. Born may 31, 1921, at New Madrid, he was the son of the late Arthur Lee Coon and Hermina Unseld Coon. ...
Frank Bain (03/23/06)
DEXTER - The Rev. Frank Bain, 67, died March 22, 2006, at his home. Born Jan. 30, 1939, at Pocahontas, Ark., son of the late Lester F. and Naomi Lingle Bain, he was the pastor of Liberty Hill General Baptist Church at Aid. Prior coming to Aid, he was the pastor at Unity Baptist Church in Benton, the Iona Baptist Church near Cape Girardeau, The Bethany Baptist Church at Anna, Ill., and the General Baptist Church at Clay, Ky. ...
Hershel Boyt (03/23/06)
DEXTER - Hershel Boyt, 91, died March 22, 2006, at the Cypress Point Health Care in Dexter. Born Feb. 22, 1915, near Essex, son of the late John Henry and Marie Linneman Boyt, he was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Dexter, a retired mechanics teacher at Sikeston Public Schools, a former airline mechanic with TWA and Ozark Airlines. ...
Annie Neel (03/23/06)
PIGGOTT, Ark. - Annie Lois Ramey Neel, 89, formerly of Deering, Mo., died March 21, 2006, at Piggott. Born March 20, 1917, in Dyer County, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Freeman E. and Mary Maude Ramey. In 1934, at Caruthersville, she married A.L. Neel Jr. who preceded her in death...
Arvel Menley (03/23/06)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers for the funeral service conducted on Wednesday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Arvel N. Menley, who died on March 19, 2006, were: Wade DeProw, Joey DeProw, Mark Boyt, Rick Boyt, Richard Warren and Micah Stevens...
Charles Yeakey (03/23/06)
TAYLOR, Mich. - William Charles Yeakey, 75, formerly of Aid, Mo., died March 21, 2006, in the Oakwood Hospital at Taylor. Born March 27, 1930, at Aid, son of the late William David and Holly Fern Teer Yeakey, he was an inspector for Chrysler Corporation...
Zachary Gore (03/23/06)
WAPPAPELLO -- Zachary Gore, 10, died March 22, 2006, at his home in Wappapello. Born June 16, 1995, in Sikeston, son of Claude "Chip" Gore III and Wendi Burchett Gore of Wappapello, he had lived in Wappapello most of his life. In addition to his parents, survivors include: two brothers, Mark Gore and Logan Gore of Wappapello; two sisters, Dawn Gore and Kathleen Gore of Puxico; his paternal grandparents, Claude and Anita Gore of Wappapello; his maternal grandparents, Lindy and Jan Burchett of Stillwell, Okla.; his paternal great-grandmothers, Juanita Gore of Rector, Ark., and Imogene Holifield of Piggott, Ark.; and his maternal great-grandparents, James and Wynette Williams of Fairdealing; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.. ...
Carolyn Oden (03/23/06)
APOPKA, Fla. -- Carolyn Oden, 68, died March 21, 2006. Born Sept. 13, 1937, in Sikeston, Mo., daughter of the late Geneviev Mills and Adrian Baugher, she was a bookkeeper. Survivors include: two sons and a daughter-in-law, Timothy Andrew Oden and Teri Golling-Oden and Rick Proven; one daughter and son-in-law, Cheryl Ann Oden-Daddio and Phil J. ...
Joseph Tisher (03/23/06)
PARK HILLS - Joseph Daniel "J.D." Tisher, 83, died March 14, 2006, at Mineral Area Hospital in Farmington. He was born May 24, 1922, in Hickman, Ky., son of Isaac Joseph and Anna Nora Higgerson Tisher. He and Ruby Bailey were married in 1947, and she survives of the home...
Looking Back 3/23 (03/23/06)
SIKESTON - Earl and Mildred Masterson recently received a visit from Charlie Litchford, Mrs. Masterson's brother from Utah. SIKESTON - Features of the Boy Scouts exposition will include a computer from the Southwestern Bell Telephone Company, which plays tic-tac-toe; an automobile to be worked on by the automobile specialty post; and a pine wood derby for Cub Scouts. There also will be entertainment. The exposition will open at the armory at 2 p.m. and continue through 9 p.m...
Diversion of money shows suit was phony (03/23/06)
Back a few years ago when cigarette manufacturers were sued over the health issues created by smoking, the courts arranged a multi-billion dollar settlement that was allocated to the states to help pay for health-related costs. By any definition, it was a great deal of money...
Your view: Weapons exist (03/23/06)
The last month has shed serious light on the controversy as to whether or not Saddam Hussein possessed weapons of mass destruction when the coalition invaded Iraq in 2003. Saddam's voice on audiotape (confirmed by modern technology) along with the testimony of top Iraqi generals reveals that Hussein did indeed have WMD along with an ongoing program to expand their capability. ...
Your view: Church comments (03/23/06)
Statement by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Regarding the Home Box Office (HBO) Series "Big Love" Polygamy was officially discontinued by The Church of Jesus Chris of Latter- day Saints in 1890. Any Church member adopting the practice today is excommunicated. Those groups, which continue the practice in Utah and elsewhere, have no association whatever with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and most of their practitioners have never been among our members...
Speakout 3/23 (03/23/06)
I'd like to speak out and praise the Morehouse Fire Department and Police Department on our storms last week. We had power lines down, trees across the street and it was a total mess. My wife, who is disabled, is on oxygen. Without electricity, she could not have oxygen. ...