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Stories from Friday, April 14, 2006

Emergency trailer is set for debut (04/14/06)
CHARLESTON -- Barring any emergencies over the next week, Mississippi County residents will get their first look at the county's new emergency communications trailer during the Dogwood-Azalea Festival. Mississippi County commissioners inspected the trailer during their regular meeting Thursday...
Easter Walk (04/14/06)
Mary McCord, senior pastor of First Christian Church, places palms into an arrangement for the church's "Garden of Gethsemane" scene Thursday morning. The church is preparing for their Easter Walk, which will be from 10 to noon Saturday. The walk has 15 actors with six different scenes depicting the life of Jesus during Holy Week. The event is free and is open to the public...
Thursday accident (04/14/06)
Field Training Officer Marshall Russom of the Sikeston Department of Public Safety responds to a car accident on North New Madrid Street Thursday morning. According to the DPS incident report, at about 9:12 a.m. the vehicle driven by Betty Haley hit the rear corner of a parked silver SUV which was struck hard enough to hit the black SUV parked in front of it. No further information was available as of press time...
Two injured in accident (04/14/06)
SCOTT CITY -- Two people were injured Thursday afternoon in a single- vehicle rollover accident on Interstate 55 near Scott City. The accident occurred around 1:30 p.m. in the southbound lanes of I-55 near mile marker 84, according to a Scott City Fire Department news release...
Real-life drama of others is attraction (04/14/06)
SIKESTON -- Between broken alliances, insults from Simon Cowell and Donald Trump's most recent aim of fire, conversation at the office water cooler will never be at a loss. So whether television viewers love it or hate, it looks like reality TV has made a permanent place not only in viewers' homes, but in American culture...
Dexter routs Chaffee on Matthews' two-hit shutout (04/14/06)
CHAFFEE - The Dexter Bearcats baseball team dismantled the host Chaffee Red Devils on Thursday afternoon and picked up a shutout win, 13-0. Dexter had it all against Chaffee with strong pitching, offense and defense that was the perfect storm for the Red Devils...
Bulldogs snap losing streak (04/14/06)
JACKSON -- Sikeston picked up a much-needed victory to snap a five-game skid with a 10-6 SEMO Conference win over Jackson at Legion Field on Thursday. "It's a good win for us, just to give us some confidence," said Sikeston coach Kevin Self. "We've had some tough games and we needed a win. For us right now, it's going to cure what ails us...
SHS tennis nips Charleston (04/14/06)
CHARLESTON -- The Sikeston tennis team improved to 4-0 on the season with a 5-4 victory at Charleston on Thursday afternoon. Sikeston and Charleston both had some players missing due to the spring break, but the Bulldogs were able to win the match with superior depth...
Golf glance: Bootheel Golf Club (04/14/06)
LEAGUE RESULTS: Sunday Points Game (4-9) First place: Cletis Leek: +7 Second place: Nolan Newman Third place: Cory Dean Fourth place: Larry Davidson Tuesday Senior League: First place team: Warf, Long, Leek, Evans: 64 Second place team: Andrews, Baker, Davidson, Ferguson: 64...
Linda Bradley (04/14/06)
PINHOOK -- Linda A. Porter Bradley, 41, died April 11, 2006, at the Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Born Feb. 14, 1965, in Pinhook, daughter of Rosie Lee Strayhorn Porter of Pinhook and the late Phill Porter, she was a graduate of East Prairie High School and a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church of Wolf Island where she served on the usher board and program committee...
R.D. Hammontree (04/14/06)
EAST PRAIRIE - R.D. Hammontree, 74, died at 12:47 p.m. April 13, 2006, at the Monticello House Care Center in Jackson. Born April 10, 1932, in Guin, Ala., to Frances Green Hammontree of East Prairie and the late Lester Hammontree, he lived in East Prairie most of his life. The owner of Hammontree Plumbing, he was a member of the First Church of God in East Prairie and was a Mason...
Dale Pursell (04/14/06)
DEXTER - Pallbearers for funeral services conducted on Thursday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Dale Pursell, who died on April 11, 2006, were: John Pursell, Kevin Pursell, Danny Fraser and Steve Cox.
James Roberson (04/14/06)
SIKESTON -- James Roberson, 73, died April 14, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born July 8, 1932, at Hayti, to the late James W. and Dora Hamilton Roberson, he was retired from Pullen Brothers Trucking. A United States Army veteran of the Korean War, he was a member of the Eagles and Henry Meldrum American Legion Post...
Jessie Larry (04/14/06)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Jessie M. Larry, 63, died April 13, 2006, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
George McVay (04/14/06)
LAFORGE - George Harp McVay, 91, died April 13, 2006, at Sells Nursing Center in Matthews. Born Nov. 1, 1914, in Winston County, Ala., son of the late Joseph L. and Senia F. McVay, he was a retired farmer and ran a cotton gin for 17 years in LaForge. He was a deacon of the Baptist church and a Past Master of Masons...
Looking back 4/14 (04/14/06)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston Bulldogs lost the opening game of the season in Southeast Missouri High School League played here Tuesday. The Jackson High School Indians downed them 3-1. 40 years ago April 14, 1966 SIKESTON - After telling more than 600 that the Apostle Paul "could not have been from Texas and must have been a southerner," Paul Harvey, ABC news commentator, said Americans must have a "a mop, a broom and a hoe "for cleaning up." Harvey spoke at the annual Chamber of Commerce banquet last night at the armory. ...
Speakout 4/14 (04/14/06)
This is in regards to the person who called in the SpeakOut that was entitled "Love thy neighbor." I'm no Bible scholar or preacher, but at least I'm not as completely clueless as you. The Bible doesn't mention abortion because the procedure in today's form wasn't around then. ...