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Stories from Wednesday, March 29, 2006

Ordinance addresses addresses (03/29/06)
BENTON -- An addressing ordinance for Scott County should require addresses to be clearly visible from the road, according to the county's E-911 administrator. E-911 administrator Joe Burton discussed his ideas for the ordinance during the regular County Commission meeting Tuesday...
Filing closes for county offices (03/29/06)
BENTON -- All but one of the local county offices up for election will be decided in the August primary. Filing for county offices closed Tuesday. In Scott County, David C. Mann, incumbent circuit judge for Division 5, will face Scott T. Horman on the Democratic primary ballot in August...
Tuesday accident (03/29/06)
Midwest Truck Inc. Air Cushion Recovery workers place air bags under a tractor-trailer Tuesday afternoon. The truck, which was carrying a rosin, was involved in an early-morning wreck on Interstate 55 approximately one mile south of Sikeston. Traffic on both northbound and southbound I-55 was reduced to one lane following the accident. Responding agencies included the city of Miner's police and fire departments, the Sikeston Department of Public Safety and the SEMO Haz-Mat Team...
Officials ponder what test is best? (03/29/06)
SIKESTON -- When it comes to determining what public high school students have learned, should it be measured by the MAP test or the ACT? That's the question state education officials are currently pondering. And in the coming weeks, they hope to gain a little more insight from parents, teachers and counselors during town hall meetings scheduled at various locations throughout the state...
New voting machines will be used (03/29/06)
BENTON -- Scott County voters will use some new voting equipment Tuesday. All 22 precincts in Scott County will have a new Optical Scan Vote Tabulator for the general election Tuesday bringing the county into compliance with the Help America Vote Act's "second chance voting" requirement...
Sikeston residents dominate 10K race (03/29/06)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Sikeston residents dominated the 10K race held Saturday, March 21st in Cape Girardeau. Proceeds from the 1st Annual Run for a Child will help CASA train more volunteers to advocate for abused and neglected children in Southeast Missouri...
Nobody asked me but ... (03/29/06)
Nobody asked me but...the first annual NAMB awards for girls basketball is front and center. Like all NAMBY's, awards will go to players I have personally seen perform. Let us start with the NAMB Dream Team for the ladies... Morgan Davis, Doniphan- outstanding shooter, who is money from beyond the 3-point arc. Averaged 23 points per game and shot 49 percent from 3-...
Oran nips Charleston, 5-4; Portageville posts shutout (03/29/06)
ORAN - The Oran Eagles baseball team won their second straight of the young season, with a hard-fought 5-4 victory over the visiting Charleston Bluejays on Tuesday afternoon. Oran scored all of their runs in the first four innings and raced out to a 5-1 lead. Charleston rallied with two runs in the sixth and one in the top of the seventh, but the rally ended one run short for the Bluejays...
Track begins (03/29/06)
The Sikeston boys and girls track teams competed in a dual meet against Cape Central Tuesday afternoon at Sikeston Public Schools Stadium. Results from the meet were not available.
All-State teams named (03/29/06)
JEFFERSON CITY - The Missouri Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association released the All-State basketball teams for Classes 1-3 today. In Class 3, Charleston's Jamarcus Williams was named a first team member after being selected second team last year...
'Dogs run by Rams (03/29/06)
SCOTT CITY -- Sikeston jumpstarted its offense with a running game in the second inning en route to an 11-5 SEMO Conference win over Scott City on Tuesday. Scott City plated the game's initial run -- unearned -- in the bottom of the first inning. The Rams' Cody Carlyle doubled to right-centerfield with one out, advanced to third on a groundout, then scored on a misplayed ground ball...
Lady Bulldogs make the grade (03/29/06)
PORTAGEVILLE - The term "student-athlete" is often thrown out as a catch-all phrase to describe students who participate in sports. Emphasis is usually confined to the athlete part of the equation, with lip service paid to the student part. However, at Portageville High School, education is not tossed out so arbitrarily and is indeed the cornerstone of the athletic department...
SHS blanked by Perryville, 2-0 (03/29/06)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs soccer team dropped their home opener on a cold and blustery Tuesday afternoon, to the Perryville Lady Pirates 2-0. A day removed from their upset win over Notre Dame, Sikeston came out flat at home and have now lost to Perryville twice, early in the season...
I'd rather just stay grounded (03/29/06)
What do you want done to your body when you die? Me, I really don't care. I guess just bury me someplace and that is the way I think a lot of people feel. But not everyone. Recently I learned that people were paying thousands of dollars to have their ashes blasted into space. ...
Jimmie Byrd (03/29/06)
SIKESTON -- Jimmie Lee Byrd, 70, died March 25, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Jan. 12, 1936, in Dyersburg, Tenn., son of the late Buddy and Annie Mae Barnhill Byrd, he lived in Missouri for over 40 years and was of the Baptist belief...
Wilma Goar (03/29/06)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Wilma Jean Goar, 68, died at 12:25 a.m. March 29, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Peggy Morris (03/29/06)
PANAMA CITY, Fla. -- Peggy Morris, 80, died March 26, 2006, at a nursing facility in Panama City. Born June 9, 1925, she had been a resident of the Panama City area for 55 years, coming from Ellijay, Ga. Her husband, Jack Morris, preceded her in death...
Bessie Franks (03/29/06)
CEDAR HILLS -- Bessie Evelyn Franks, 86, formerly of East Prairie, died at 3:45 p.m. March 28, 2006, at Cedar Hills Manor in Cedar Hills. Born Oct. 26, 1919, in Dorena, she was the daughter of the late Fred and Allie Adams Gilliam. Her husband, Dalton D. Franks, preceded her in death...
Glen Hupp (03/29/06)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Glen Hupp, 72, died March 27, 2006, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 28, 1933, in Essex, son of the late Louis Alonzo and Elizabeth Smith Hupp, he was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, having served during the Korean War. An avid bowler, golfer and fisherman, he retired Aug. 18, 1988, after 31 years of service for Procter and Gamble in California...
Myrtle Bassett (03/29/06)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Myrtle Virgie Bassett, 93, formerly of Risco, died March 27, 2006, at her home. Born May 8, 1912, in Lutes, Tenn., daughter of the late Harvey Clarence and Minnie Florence Reautheford Berry, she attended First General Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau...
David Noyes (03/29/06)
SIKESTON -- David Oliver Noyes, 75, died at 5:21 p.m. March 27, 2006, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 8, 1930, in Sikeston, son of the late Oliver Simpson and Othel Rebecca Brooks Noyes, he had lived his entire life in Sikeston where he was a self-employed building contractor and wood worker for a number of years until his retirement. ...
Births (Published 3/29) (03/29/06)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Jennifer Henderson and Tim Morrison are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 1:08 p.m. Feb. 24, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center's Family BirthPlace in Cape Girardeau. Cadence Elizabeth Morrison weighed 2 pounds, 1 ounce, and was 13.5 inches long...
Looking Back 3/29 (03/29/06)
SIKESTON - John A. Young issued building permits this week to Dr. H.M. Kendig for construction of two five-room houses in the Chamber of Commerce addition. One will be built at a cost of $750 and the other at $1,000. Dr. Kendig said the homes will be he ones he bought in Illinois...
Immigration bill will be a costly change (03/29/06)
In the halls of Congress today, the House and Senate are wrapping up the details of a sweeping immigration bill that will change American society. Only time will tell if the change is for good or for bad. But one thing is certain - the face of America in the generations to follow will be far different...
Your view: Go North (03/29/06)
In the discussions with Union Pacific about where the should run their trains, the stakes are higher than it first appears. A little background is important. The goal for Union Pacific is to manage their traffic along their St. Louis to Houston corridor. Most of that line is single track which means that southbound trains must wait for the northbound trains to pass and vice versa...
Speakout 3/29 (03/29/06)
I'm calling because I see in the SpeakOut where it says President Jensen. I'd love to see him run for President. I'd vote for him. He's got more sense than these people putting stuff in the paper griping who don't know what they are talking about. ...