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Stories from Thursday, April 13, 2006

School meal prices will stay the same (04/13/06)
SIKESTON -- Parents of Sikeston R-6 students won't see an increase in the price of their children's school breakfasts and lunches next year. During Wednesday's regular meeting, R-6 Board of Education members voted against a proposal to increase the price of some of the district's a la carte items by five or 10 cents...
Developer is working hard to improve Scott County (04/13/06)
BENTON --As Scott County's first county developer, Joel Evans is working hard to make the county an even better place to live. "Joel came on board with a great deal of knowledge and writing skills but he continues to show us he wants Scott County to improve along with the rest of us," said Commissioner Jamie Burger. "He has a great willingness to see projects though."...
Police seeking burglary suspects (04/13/06)
BENTON - A rural Oran residence was broken into Wednesday morning, and police are still searching for the suspects. Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter said the suspects are a man and a woman. The incident occurred when one of them rang the front door bell several times of the residence. By the time the owner got to the front door, there was no one there and no car in the driveway...
Operation H.O.P.E. (04/13/06)
Jessica Chinnadurai and Katie Obermark load a vehicle with Easter baskets for children in the disaster area of Caruthersville Wednesday during Operation H.O.P.E. in Joy at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church Parish Center. The operation, which stands for Helping Other People Experience Easter, is sponsored by the St. ...
Sikeston man sentenced on drug charges (04/13/06)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - A Sikeston man was sentenced to prison on felony drug charges Tuesday. Derrick Atterberry, 21, of Sikeston, was sentenced to 37 months on one felony count of possession with intent to distribute cocaine base. Upon release from prison, he will be placed on supervised release for a period of four years...
Sikeston loses slugfest (04/13/06)
KENNETT -- On a day that featured a lot of negatives, there was one big positive for Kennett: the Indians finally beat Sikeston. Despite issuing several walks and blowing a 9-1 lead, the Indians pounded out 15 hits and hit three home runs to beat the Sikeston Bulldogs, 18-11, Wednesday at Indian Park...
Charleston falls short to 'Cats (04/13/06)
DEXTER - The Dexter Bearcats baseball team came from behind against the visiting Charleston Bluejays and secured a hard-fought 4-3 victory on Wednesday afternoon. With one out in the bottom of the seventh inning and the Bearcats trailing 3 -2, pinch hitter Alex Rigazio doubled to left field scoring Derrick Chamberlain to tie the game. After a intentional walk to leadoff hitter Drew Pixley, Logan Swindle promptly singled to drive in the game-winning run for Dexter...
James Roberson (04/13/06)
SIKESTON -- James Roberson, 73, died April 13, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Velma Kingree (04/13/06)
BLOOMFIELD -- Velma Lee Kingree, 78, died April 11, 2006, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born Sept. 15, 1927, at Bloomfield, daughter of the late Harvey and Martha Jennings McRoy, she was a lifelong resident of Bloomfield. On April 5, 1947, she married Dow Kingree who preceded her in death on Feb. 27, 2004...
Ura Goodale (04/13/06)
SIKESTON - Ura Ansel Goodale, 84, died at 7:30 p.m. April 12, 2006, at Charleston Manor. Born March 14, 1922, in Phillippie, Tenn., to the late H.F. and Jessie Belle Carter Goodale, he lived most of his life in Sikeston, where he was a member of the Trinity Full Gospel Church. He was employed with the Missouri Department of Transportation until his retirement and a veteran of the United States Army, having served during World War II...
Chris Boon (04/13/06)
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - James Christopher Boon, 47, formerly of Dexter, Mo., died April 10, 2006, in the Henry Ford Hospital at Detroit. Born May 9, 1958, at Sikeston, Mo., son of Dr. Robert H. Boon of Dexter and Nadine Boon-Leonard of St. Charles, he was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Dexter and a network systems administrator for Bernal Inc. in Rochester Hills...
Joseph Grindstaff (04/13/06)
MT. JULIET, Tenn. - Joseph Elton Grindstaff, 52, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died April 11, 2006, at his home. Born Jan. 11, 1954, at Granite City, Ill., he attended Church on the Rock in Mt. Juliet. Survivors include: his father and stepmother, Gaylord and Delores Grindstaff of Sikeston; one son, Joseph Grindstaff of St. ...
Vernon Lancaster (04/13/06)
NAYLOR - Vernon Elgin Lancaster, 95, formerly Lilbourn, died April 12, 2006, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. Born June 14, 1910, in Prentiss County, Miss., to the late Claud H. and Delia Rider Lancaster, he was a member of Lone Hill Baptist Church and a former member of First Baptist Church at Lilbourn for many years. ...
Looking back 4/13 (04/13/06)
SIKESTON - A birthday celebration was held in the honor of Wilson Pearson's 35th birthday at the home of his brother and sister-in-law, Howard and Doris Pearson. Cake and ice cream were served. A good time was had by all who attended. SIKESTON - Harry E. Dudley, 71, councilman and former mayor, was announced last night as the Chamber of Commerce's Man of the Years choice at the annual banquet in the Armory. Charles L. Blanton Jr., publisher of The Daily Standard, was last year's choice...
Your view: Enjoyed article (04/13/06)
Mr. Jenkins-- We, the Barker staff, enjoyed your article about our April Fools issue. It was nice to see that an adult enjoyed our April Fools prank as much as we did. Thank you for recognizing it for what it was, a joke. In addition to supporting us, we really liked your writing style and look forward to reading more articles from you in the Standard...
Speakout 4/13 (04/13/06)
Hi there. I live out here in Podunk, Neb. Those long coal trains keep coming through my little town. Takes them 20 minutes sometimes to clear the tracks and most of them are headed for either New Madrid or Sikeston. Now they tell me you guys are gonna open up another coal burner at the new ethanol plant. ...