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Stories from Tuesday, April 4, 2006

Stem Cell Research: Local pastors discuss church view on issue (04/04/06)
SIKESTON -- Debates across the state concerning the language of a stem cell research ballot proposal center on the same issue as many churches -- what constitutes a life? "The Lutheran church acknowledges that life begins at conception and it is God's gift," said Alan Wollenburg, pastor at Concordia Lutheran church in Sikeston. ...
Storm cleanup begins (04/04/06)
CARUTHERSVILLE -- Officers from the Sikeston Department of Public Safety have returned from Caruthersville where a state of emergency was declared after 200 homes were destroyed by a tornado during a storm which claimed the lives of three Missouri residents including a Circle City man...
YMCA preparing to host 'Healthy Kids Weekend' (04/04/06)
SIKESTON -- Local parents and their children will have the opportunity to learn about their health and a have a little fun in the process during a "Healthy Kids Weekend" Friday and Saturday at YMCA of Southeast Missouri in Sikeston. "For the kids, this will give them something fun to do but also be very informative on healthy living," said Chris Hodgekiss, program director for YMCA of Southeast Missouri. "Parents can get some good ideas on how to be healthy with their kids."...
SHS golfers fall to strong Cape Central team (04/04/06)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldog golf team lost 155-179 to a strong Cape Central contingent on Monday at the Sikeston Country Club. "We knew the Tigers would be hard to beat but we felt we made some strides towards our goals for the season," said Sikeston coach Rick Oetting. "Last week we lost to (Poplar) Bluff and having to follow up with the next best team in the area can be intimidating."...
No coaching change at Richland despite rumors (04/04/06)
ESSEX - Richland head boys basketball coach Jeff Jennewein confirmed on Thursday night, that he will be back next season to coach the varsity Rebels. For weeks, rumors have been flying around that former Scott County Central head coach Melvin Porter would replace Jennewein as head coach at Richland...
N.D. wins battle of 'Dogs (04/04/06)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs baseball team fell back to .500 on the season as they were defeated by Notre Dame 3-0 on Monday in a makeup game at VFW Stadium. The two teams combined for six hits, but Notre Dame took advantage of several defensive miscues by the Bulldogs to pull out the victory...
Mary Brandenburg (04/04/06)
PORTAGEVILLE - Mary "Madge" Brandenburg, 88, died April 4, 2006, at Beverly Health Care in New Madrid. Visitation is at 5 p.m. Wednesday at DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville, where services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday. Burial will follow in the Portageville Cemetery...
Lee Proffer (04/04/06)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Lee Thatcher Proffer, 91, died April 2, 2006, at the Lutheran Home. Born Oct. 5, 1914, at Zadock, son of the late Archie Lee and Mayme Melvina Lewis Proffer, he spent most of his life in the Bloomfield area working as a farmer and an independent road contractor. He was a member of First Baptist Church at Bloomfield where he served as a deacon. He was a U.S. Army veteran having served in Italy during World War II...
Kenneth Hopwood (04/04/06)
SIKESTON - Kenneth Hopwood, 83, formerly of Doniphan, died April 2, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Oct. 2, 1922, in Sangamon County, Ill., son of the late William and Villa McDonald Hopwood, he had lived for over 50 years in Sikeston, where he was employed with Semo Motor Company as a manager of the Auto Body Shop. He attended Athens, Ill., High School and was a United States Army veteran, having served during World War II...
Beverly Foster (04/04/06)
PORTAGEVILLE -Beverly Ann Foster, 55, formerly of New Madrid, died April 2, 2006, at Portageville Nursing Center. Born April 29, 1950, in Sikeston, to the late James Monroe and Naomi Maxine Clayton Powell, she was a member of the New Madrid Baptist Church...
Christine Samples (04/04/06)
DEXTER - Christine Keating Samples, 82, died April 3, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Mary Cannon (04/04/06)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers for services scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Blanchard Funeral Chapel for Mary Cannon, 88, who died April 3, 2006, will be: Tim Sullenger, Bob Gamble, Derek Wilson, Jimmy Garner, Bob Stinnett and Lee Haines.
Daniel Gossett (04/04/06)
CHAFFEE - Daniel Lee Gossett, 77, formerly of St. Louis, died at 10:10 p.m. April 3, 2006, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Eugene Musgrave (04/04/06)
CHAFFEE - Eugene Musgrave, 64, died April 4, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Looking Back 4/4 (04/04/06)
SIKESTON -Summer weather continued in the Sikeston area during the past few days, with the thermometer hitting a high of 86 degrees on two separate occasions. NEW MADRID - The bid on one-man rule of four city office by Boyd Masterson failed to get off the ground as the four office holders were reelected by a top heavy vote. The city also voted in favor of daylight savings time in yesterday's election...
Congresswoman is setting bad example (04/04/06)
Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney is a George Socialist parading as a Democrat who has had more than her share of troubles over her never- ending mouth. Everything the Atlanta Representative sees is colored in racial tones. Nothing under the sun involves any issue other than race...
Speakout 4/4 (04/04/06)
The out pouring of hundreds of thousands of illegal Mexicans, into our streets, who are cheaters, and law breakers having entered our country illegally and are now demanding Congress pass laws that will legalize their illegal actions, and make their jumping ahead of legal immigrants who obey the law, entering our borders legally, is being portrayed as another big win for the Democrat Party by their adoring media. The media provided wall-to-...