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Stories from Friday, April 21, 2006

Festival begins (04/21/06)
Dorothy Bishop and Gayla Giapoma look at a yard on Cypress Street in Charleston during the 38th Annual Dogwood-Azalea Festival Thursday. The festival will end Sunday at 5 p.m.
County set to crack down on illegal dumping (04/21/06)
CHARLESTON -- The next person caught illegally dumping shingles in Mississippi County can expect a $1,000 fine. Presiding Commissioner Jim Blumenberg said during the regular County Commission meeting Thursday that shingles were illegally dumped near at least four county roads recently...
Wet roads play part in head-on crash Thursday (04/21/06)
SIKESTON -- Two Sikeston residents were injured in a head-on collision Thursday morning in Scott County. According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, at 7 a.m. on Missouri Highway HH, one-tenth a mile west of Missouri Highway H, the accident occurred as westbound motorist Machelle Redmond, 37, of Sikeston, lost control of her vehicle on wet pavement and the struck the vehicle driven by Roger D. ...
Fire investigated (04/21/06)
Members of the Miner Volunteer Fire Department extinguish hot spots at the C & H Quality Trailers Thursday while fire marshal Butch Amann tries to determine what caused the early morning fire Thursday that destroyed the building. The cause of the fire has not been released...
Rain could benefit Southeast Missouri in more ways than one (04/21/06)
SIKESTON -- Despite the area's recent storms, farmers and gardeners could still use more rain for their crops. "We're moving into a water deficit pretty quick," said Anthony Ohmes, Southeast Missouri regional agronomist. Ohmes is hoping rain forecast today and Monday will bring more moisture than Thursday's pop-up showers to help pull off a successful growing season...
Wreck on Malone (04/21/06)
Onlookers watch as a truck is loaded onto a trailer after a wreck Thursday evening on East Malone, in front of Pizza Inn. The accident occured at 6:49 p.m. and caused Malone to be blocked for about 30 minutes. No further information on the accident was available from the Sikeston Department of Public Safety...
SHS holds on to beat Blackcats (04/21/06)
FREDERICKTOWN -- Early signs pointed to a runaway win for the Sikeston Bulldogs but the Fredericktown Blackcats refused to roll over. Sikeston saw an 11-0 lead evaporate but held on for a 14-9 road win over district rival Fredericktown on Thursday. "You've got to give them some respect because we're at their place," said Sikeston coach Kevin Self, of the Blackcats' comeback. ...
Roundup: Sikeston teams roll in junior high relay meet (04/21/06)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Junior High School Relays were held on Thursday evening at Sikeston Public Schools Stadium. Ten different schools represented the seventh and eighth grade level while six freshmen teams made the trip to Sikeston. Sikeston's seventh and eighth grade boys dominated the meet, medaling in the top three in eight of the 13 events, including four first place finishes...
Priday extends hitting streak (04/21/06)
COLUMBIA -- Sophomore Jacob Priday's double in the ninth inning against Saint Louis on Wednesday extending his hitting streak to a career-best 12 games. The streak is the longest by a Tiger this season. He hit his team-leading fourth home run of the season last Sunday at Oklahoma...
Sylvia Rister (04/21/06)
EAST PRAIRIE - Sylvia Retta Meredith Rister, 90, died at 4:10 a.m. April 21, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Aug. 21, 1915, near Sikeston, daughter of the late William Henry and Eva Lean Byford Martin, she lived most of her life in Mississippi County, where she was a member of the First Baptist Church in East Prairie, a Foster Grandmother for the East Prairie R-2 School and a nurse's aide at Missouri Delta Medical Center for 17 years before retiring in 1985...
Jerry Logan (04/21/06)
DEXTER - Jerry Lee Logan, 67, died April 20, 2006, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born May 16, 1938, at Bernie, son of Tressie Aline Causbie Logan of Dexter and the late Chelsie Lee Logan, he was a farmer and a member of the Bernie Church of the Nazarene...
Peggy Boshear (04/21/06)
PUXICO - Peggy J. Boshear, 67, died March 4, 2006, at her home. Born Feb. 22, 1939, in Bainbridge, Ga., daughter of the late Carl and Ruth Strickland, she had lived in Puxico since 1995. In 1962, in California, she married Edgar Boshear who preceded her in death...
Hershel Travelstead (04/21/06)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Hershel Travelstead, 78, died April 20, 2006, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
Willie McMillen (04/21/06)
BERTRAND - Willie Dale McMillen, 53, died April 21, 2006, at his daughter's home in Bertrand. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle's Funeral Home in Charleston.
Paul Barnes (04/21/06)
CHARLESTON - Paul Wilson Barnes, 80, died April 20, 2006, at his home in Charleston. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle's Funeral Home in Charleston.
Arvil Edmonds (04/21/06)
BERNIE -- Arvil Edmonds, 76, died April 21, 2006, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Robert Burnes (04/21/06)
SIKESTON - The Rev. Robert G. Burnes, 73, died April 20, 2006, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Visitation is tentatively scheduled for Sunday evening with services planned for Monday at the Blanchard Funeral Chapel, which is in charge of arrangements...
Births (Published 4/21) (04/21/06)
CAPE GIRARDEAU- Lavonna Wollard-Biddle and Jason Biddle are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 2:10 p.m. March 20, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Ryaan William Biddle weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce, and was 21.5 inches long...
Looking back 4/21 (04/21/06)
SIKESTON - At the Rex Theatre today, "Louisiana Hayride" featuring Judy Canova, plus "Swing Fever" with Kay Kyser. SIKESTON - It will be six weeks before traffic lights are back to normal in Sikeston streets, City Manager Raymert Miller said. He said that the signals at New Madrid and North and New Madrid and Center streets have faulty wiring and mechanisms...
Speakout 4/21 (04/21/06)
I would like to know if anyone knows who owns the field at the end of Edwards Street. I would like to know who owns it so I can report them to the EPA for the smell and the sewage and for whatever else they are holding down there. I just read in the Standard-Democrat that the people in Wyoming and Iowa are getting their medicine so cheap. ...