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Stories from Thursday, April 20, 2006

Fire destroys business (04/20/06)
MINER -- A fire early today destroyed a trailer business in Miner. According to Randy Baker, a captain with the Miner Fire Department, the blaze began around 2 a.m. today at C&H Quality Trailer Sales located at 299 Scott County Road 539 in Miner. When fire fighters arrived on the scene, the 33,000-square-foot building was engulfed in flames...
Ceremony will honor victims of crimes (04/20/06)
CHARLESTON -- Crime victims service providers in Scott and Mississippi counties are partnering up once again to commemorate National Crime Victims' Rights Week with a ceremony at the Southeast Correctional Center in Charleston. The ceremony, which is free and open to the public, is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Monday...
Getting ready (04/20/06)
Sikeston Jaycee Patrick Douglas, nails a board for a new calf pen at the Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo to prepare the grounds for the upcoming Sikeston Professional Bull Riding. The event will be held June 2-3. Artists for the 2006 rodeo will be announced next Thursday during the Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce meeting...
Scott City wins slugfest with East Prairie, 13-11 (04/20/06)
EAST PRAIRIE - The East Prairie Eagles baseball team lost to the visiting Scott City Rams on Wednesday afternoon, 13-11. Mental and physical errors haunted the Eagles all game long. East Prairie committed four errors in the contest and had some mental breakdowns in regards to covering bases and making fundamental throws, that allowed the Rams to escape with the win...
Advance slides past Oran (04/20/06)
ORAN -- A deep basketball run into the state final four and a third-place finish had limited the defending district champion Advance baseball team to just eight games heading into Wednesday's district championship rematch against Oran. Any rust the visiting Hornets may have had seemed to shake off just fine Wednesday, as Advance stifled Oran's offense in a 4-1 win...
Cape Central swipes victory from Kelly; Scott City beats E.P. softball (04/20/06)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Central stole nine bases -- a total coach Steve Williams believes to be school record -- and had yet another dominating conference pitching performance in a 5-2 SEMO Conference win Wednesday over visiting Kelly. Lance Young struck out 12 and allowed just five hits in a complete-game victory. Matt Hester had two RBIs without an official at-bat and stole two bases. Ty Craft also stole two bases...
Sikeston's Pharris takes first in E.T. Class at drag strip (04/20/06)
SIKESTON -- Here are the results from the Sikeston Drag Strip for April 15th. Junior Dragster Class 1st Place - Brett Castro Sikeston, MO DI - 9.43 ET - 9.464 MPH - 57.90 RT - .571 2nd Place - Kristen McGowen Dexter, MO DI - 12.24 ET - 12.309 MPH - 51.20 RT - .642...
Nora Price (04/20/06)
FARMINGTON - Nora Bernice McCann Price, 97, died at 8:50 p.m. April 19, 2006, at the Camelot Nursing Facility in Farmington. Born March 16, 1909, in Potters Landing, Tenn., to the late David Daniel and Amanda Turnbow McCann, she moved to Farmington in 1991 from New Port Richey, Fla., where she had lived for over 30 years and had played in the Amateur Pro Golf Organization. She was of the Methodist belief...
Ruby Marler (04/20/06)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Ruby M. Marler, 88, died April 18, 2006, at the Portageville Nursing Center. Born Jan. 27, 1918, in Oran, daughter of the late Sam and Bell Storey, she lived in Wappapello until 1988 when she moved to Portageville. On Oct. 1, 1943, she married Clarence Edward Marler who preceded her in death on June 16, 1990...
Jerry Logan (04/20/06)
DEXTER - Jerry Logan, 67, died April 20, 2006, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Looking back 4/20 (04/20/06)
SIKESTON - At the Rex Theatre tomorrow, "Louisiana Hayride" featuring Judy Canova, plus "Swing Fever" with Kay Kyser. SIKESTON - Phil Waldman Jr. has been elected general chairman of the Masonic Bar-B-Que at the Masonic Temple May 19. This will be Waldman's second year as general chairman...
Speakout 4/20 (04/20/06)
We need some people in office that have some common sense. If these people are out marching, if they have a job, why aren't they out working? They want the American dream and they are carrying the Mexican flag. The politicians say they are doing jobs Americans won't do. ...