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Stories from Monday, May 1, 2006

Woman recognized for work (05/01/06)
SIKESTON -- When Rachel Sitzes of Sikeston began volunteering 16 years ago, she did it to keep busy -- not to garner attention. Even so, Sitzes will be recognized by Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder for her service Tuesday during a luncheon at the state capitol in Jefferson City...
Brakes fail on bus, two injured (05/01/06)
SIKESTON -- A school bus containing only the driver crashed into another vehicle Friday afternoon after the bus experienced brake failure. According to Sikeston Department of Public Safety, at 4:39 p.m. Norma Moore of New Madrid was operating a Sikeston R-6 school bus and traveling east on Helen Street when she tried to stop at a stop sign and the brakes went out. ...
Bulldogs in final (05/01/06)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston Bulldogs reach the final for the sixth time in the six-year existence of the SEMO Conference baseball tournament. No. 7-seed Sikeston (12-9) walloped No. 3 Kennett 20-11 in a semifinal played through continuous light rain on Saturday at Cape Central...
Mildred Braswell (05/01/06)
DEXTER - Mildred Braswell, 70, died April 29, 2006, at Missouri Southern Healthcare. Born Oct. 4, 1935, at Braggadocio, daughter of the late Elvin Aaron and Thelma Hamlett Sherwood, she was a homemaker and a member of the Friendship Baptist Church in Dexter...
Russell Fleeman (05/01/06)
DEXTER - Russell Lee Fleeman, 79, died April 29, 2006, at his home. Born Sept. 26, 1926, at Essex, son of the late Walter and Ila McArthur Fleeman, he was the owner of Fleeman Farm Supply in Dexter until his retirement in 1982. He was a U.S. Army World War II veteran and was of the General Baptist belief...
Terry Newell (05/01/06)
GRAYRIDGE -- Terry Newell, 45, died April 29, 2006, in the emergency room of Missouri Delta Medical Center at Sikeston. Born March 21, 1961, at Sikeston, son of the late Bonard and Mary Kathryn Grave Newell, he was a specialist with Tom Barnett Plumbing and Heating in Sikeston...
Dusty Pardon (05/01/06)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Dustin E. "Dusty" Pardon, 20, died April 28, 2006, in Memphis, Tenn. Visitation will be after 5 p.m. Tuesday at the DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville where services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday. Burial will follow in the Mounds Park Cemetery near Lilbourn...
Doris Stroud (05/01/06)
PUXICO -- Pallbearers for the services conducted on Saturday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Puxico for Doris Stroud who died on April 26, 2006, were: Ray Dean Hodge, Carl Lee Griffin, William D. Stroud, Bill Pogue, Everett Owens and Charles Hedspeth...
Rita Caldwell (05/01/06)
PUXICO - Pallbearers for funeral services that were conducted on Sunday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Puxico for Rita Caldwell who died on April 27, 2006, were: Jeff Miller, Jacob Miller, Darryl Caldwell, Dory Hale, Sonny Lucas, Dennis McHowes and James Abrams...
Mildred Stanley (05/01/06)
SIKESTON -- Mildred Stanley, 95, died at 1 p.m. April 29, 2006, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Arrangements are incomplete with the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Sonny Copeland (05/01/06)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers for funeral services conducted today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Earl B. "Sonny" Copeland, 84, who died April 27, 2006, were: Gale Wilf, Mark Wilf, Ed Hiedemann, Jeff Swiney, Phil Swiney and Fred Matthews.
Christopher Milne (05/01/06)
SIKESTON - Christopher Lewis Milne, 27, died April 30, 2006, at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Michael Foulk (05/01/06)
DELTA -- Michael Scott Foulk, 24, died at 5:10 p.m. April 27, 2006, at his home. Born Jan. 9, 1982, in Cape Girardeau, he was the son of Larry and Milissa Biggs Sr. of Chaffee. In addition to his parents, survivors include: two brothers, Larry Biggs Jr. and Jordan Biggs of Chaffee; paternal grandmother, Imogene Biggs of Scott City; maternal grandmother, Nancy Webb of Chaffee; and his fianceé Lora Missey of Delta...
Aldora Crites (05/01/06)
DEXTER - Aldora Crites, 85, died May 1, 2006, at Missouri Southern Healthcare. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Births (Published 5/1) (05/01/06)
BERTRAND - Hope and Justin White are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 1:21 a.m. March 29, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Aubrey Grace White weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces, and was 19 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Donald and Rhonda Strickland of Risco...
Looking back 5/1 (05/01/06)
SIKESTON -Paul David Boardman, 5-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Boardman, is having a tonsillectomy this Thursday, by Dr. Howard Dunaway. SIKESTON - School reorganization voting in the Scott Central and Sikeston districts was reported moderate this morning at 11 a.m. Votes in Sikeston added to a total of 195. The Airport Elementary School reported the fewest at 13...
Speakout 5/1 (05/01/06)
I'd like to know when our hummingbirds our coming home. If anyone sees one, would you please put it in SpeakOut. I'm kind of late getting my feeders up, but I want to be ready for them when they come back. I would like to know where I can get some poppy seed. I've looked everywhere in Sikeston. If anyone knows where I can obtain some, would you please put it in SpeakOut?...