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Stories from Thursday, March 30, 2006

No arrests made yet in Charleston shooting death (03/30/06)
CHARLESTON -- The investigation continues in the shooting death of a Cairo, Ill., man last week in Charleston. Charleston Department of Public Safety Chief Paul Johnson said currently no one is in custody for the murder of Shawn Johnson, 39, of Cairo, who was shot to death at a residence on South First Street in Charleston around 2:30 a.m. March 24...
Stoddard County mother and son are sentenced (03/30/06)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - United States Attorney Catherine L. Hanaway announced Wednesday that two Stoddard County residents were sentenced to prison on a felony drug charge. Michael Thrower, 25, and Darlene Noveda Smith, 46, both of Dexter, were sentenced to 140 and 100 months in prison, respectively, on one felony count of conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine. Upon release from prison, Thrower and Smith will each be placed on supervised release for five years...
Voters will decide county positions, school board members (03/30/06)
SIKESTON -- Not much will change for Sikeston following Tuesday's municipal election. Sikeston's first citizen-elected mayor under the city's charter form of government, Mike Marshall, is unopposed in his bid for another three-year term. Incumbents Jim Terrell in the Second Ward and David Teachout in the Third Ward are also unopposed for new terms on the Sikeston City Council...
Planting fields (03/30/06)
A farmer disks a field north of Ingram Road Wednesday afternoon. Farmers are taking advantage of warmer weather to prepare their fields for planting.
Oran thumps Leopold; E.P.'s Thomure tosses perfect game (03/30/06)
ORAN -- The Oran Eagles improved to 3-0 on the season with a 14-1, five- inning victory against Leopold on Wednesday. Kody Campbell was the winning pitcher, throwing four innings and allowing one unearned run off no hits. He struck out five and walked three. Jayden Pobst, a freshman, threw one scoreless inning in relief, striking out three and allowing one hit...
SHS baseball falls to Cape Central (03/30/06)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs fell to 2-2 on the season after succumbing to Cape Central 7-1 on Wednesday evening at VFW Stadium. The win by Cape Central snapped an impressive streak by Sikeston, who hadn't lost to the Tigers since 2001 and had won 14 of the last 17 meetings heading into Wednesday's game...
Cape sweeps Sikeston tracksters (03/30/06)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston boys and girls track and field teams lost a dual meet to Cape Central on a cold, windy Tuesday evening in the season opener at SPS Stadium. Sikeston's boys lost to the Cape Central boys 74-59 while the Sikeston girls fell 107-39 to Cape Central's girls...
Beard, Porter named all-state (03/30/06)
JEFFERSON CITY -- The Missouri Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association released the All-State basketball teams for Classes 4-5 today. In the wake of the Sikeston Bulldogs' second place finish in the Class 4 state playoffs, the team had two players recognized with post season honors...
Richard Greene (03/30/06)
BLOOMFIELD - Richard A. Greene, 38, died March 28, 2006, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born June 26, 1967, in Lucedale, Miss., son of Charlotte K. Lawrence Greene of Bloomfield and the late Rev. Charles Greene, he had lived in Southeast Missouri for the past 25 years ...
Linda Garner (03/30/06)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers for services conducted today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Linda Louise Garner, 55, who died March 25, 2006, were: Sonny Garner, Tim Garner, David Garner, Jonathan Maloyed, Dennis Morgan, Pete Eckhoff and Alex Eckhoff.
Dorothy McCarty (03/30/06)
DEXTER - Dorothy Catherine McCarty, 80, died March 29, 2006, at Missouri Southern Healthcare Facility in Dexter. Born May 31, 1925, in Fredericktown, daughter of the late Charles O. and Henrietta Louise Ostoff Hale, she had lived for many years in the Dudley and Dexter areas...
Wilma Goar (03/30/06)
EAST PRAIRIE - Wilma Jean Goar, 68, died at 12:25 a.m. March 29, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Nov. 8, 1937, at East Prairie, daughter to the late Paul and Sylvia Patterson Sisk, she lived most of her life in Mississippi County and was a member of the Harvest Time Apostolic Church in East Prairie...
Ruth Sharp (03/30/06)
SIKESTON -- Ruth Inez Felker Sharp, 92, died March 29, 2006, at her home. Visitation is scheduled from 5-8 p.m. Sunday at the Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston. Services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday at the First United Methodist Church.
Otis Gregory (03/30/06)
DEXTER - Otis Gregory, 75, died March 29, 2006, at Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter. Visitation is from 5-8 p.m. Friday at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter, where services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday.
Bernice Buck (03/30/06)
SIKESTON - Bernice A. Buck, 86, died at 7:55 a.m. March 29, 2006, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 4, 1919, in Benton, to the late Theodore and Rosa Logel Bollinger, she was a housewife and homemaker. She was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, the Daughters of Isabella and the Altar Sodality...
Maxine Sweat (03/30/06)
SAN FRANCISCO - Maxine E. "Mack" Sweat died March 27, 2006, in South San Francisco. She was united in marriage to Raymond L. Sweat, who preceded her in death. One daughter, Janice; three brothers, Milburn, Lee and Garland Burchfield; and two sisters, Una Mae Rhodes and Elizabeth Burchfield, also preceded her in death...
Births (Published 3/30) (03/30/06)
Ayers DEXTER - Arthur and Patricia Ayers are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 11:08 a.m. March 3, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Chesney LeeAnn Ayers weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces, and was 19.5 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Kevin and Sharon Pullum of Bloomfield and Raymond Parker of Cairo, W.Va...
Looking Back 3/30 (03/30/06)
SIKESTON - Don Robinson of the Robinson Flying Field has qualified with the government as a G.I. trainer in aviation, and his field has been listed with the government as a site for such training. SIKESTON - The ninth annual Palm Sunday concert will be given by the high school concert choir Sunday at 3 p.m. ...
Drug investigation is coming too late (03/30/06)
Today it will be announced that Major League Baseball is going to investigate steroid usage by a number of players. Of course, as anyone who follows the game knows, this comes far too late to convince fans of the game that the players aren't cheating. That move should have come years ago. Today's announcement is about damage control...
Your view: History comes alive (03/30/06)
Dear Sikestonians, I want to take this opportunity to tell everyone how terrific the support for what The Sikeston Depot does has been--not just for all the year-round events created for your enjoyment-- but especially concerning the recent Civil War Reenactment...
Speakout 3/30 (03/30/06)
I tell you these educated people now are just idiots. People wanting to stop the trains. Back in the steam engines days, the trains used to run 90 to 100 miles per hour. That's faster than they do now. Passenger especially. They don't know what they're talking about. Shut your mouth...