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Stories from Tuesday, May 2, 2006

Council still not ready to OK letter (05/02/06)
SIKESTON -- Approval on an amended resolution opposing Union Pacific's track swap and the resulting increase in traffic through Sikeston is delayed for two more weeks. During the regular City Council meeting Monday, Mayor Mike Marshall asked that approval for the resolution's final draft be scheduled for the special budget meeting May 15 to allow council members a chance to read it and know exactly what they are approving...
Reducing mosquitoes (05/02/06)
Sikeston Public Works employee Charlie Parks throws Altosid XR Extended Residual Briquets into the Sikeston Sports Complex Pond. The department has started the annual mosquito abatement program by using the briquets and granules in storm basins, larvicide in the ditches and will start the ULV in the next weeks. The public is urged to help reduce mosquitoes by maintaining their property...
SHS rallies past P.B. (05/02/06)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs soccer team picked up a big conference win at home on Monday night, with a 2-1 comeback win over the Poplar Bluff Lady Mules. Sikeston scored two late goals by Abbi Keefer and Allison Blurton to get past the Lady Mules. Blurton's goal was scored with under six minutes to play in the contest...
Roundup: Sikeston tennis team rolls to victory (05/02/06)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston tennis team improved to 9-2 on the season with a 7-2 victory against Charleston on Monday at Sikeston High School. Sikeston's doubles team of Clayton Matthews and Sam Zhao defeated Charleston's state qualifying doubles team of Derek Hoppe and Blake Branum in a great doubles match, 9-7...
Hazel Schlosser (05/02/06)
CHAFFEE -- Hazel Shell Schlosser, 96, died April 30, 2006, at Heartland Care and Rehab in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 23, 1909, in Grassy, daughter of the late Fulton and Tula Harrold Cooper, she was a beautician and had owned and operated Shell's Beauty Shop in Chaffee before retiring. She was a member of the First Christian Church of Chaffee, Chaffee Senior Citizens and Chaffee Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post 3127...
Mildred Stanley (05/02/06)
SIKESTON -- Mildred Stanley, 95, died at 1 p.m. April 29, 2006, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Born Aug. 14, 1910, in Waverly, Tenn., daughter of the late Allen W. and Eudora Byrn Warren, she was a member of the First Christian Church in Matthews and had been a social worker and supervisor for the Missouri Division of Family Services in Mississippi County for 12 years and in Scott County for 10 years. She was a volunteer for many years in extension work at the Missouri Farm Bureau and 4-H...
Dusty Pardon (05/02/06)
PORTAGEVILLE - Dustin "Dusty" E. Pardon, 20, died April 28, 2006, in Memphis, Tenn. Born Sept. 9, 1985, in Hayti, son of Eugene and Linda Nolen Pardon of Portageville, he had attended Portageville High School. In addition to his parents, survivors include: his grandmother, Martha Nolen of Portageville; and two brothers, Eric Pardon of Portageville and Billy Gene Pardon of Senatobia, Miss...
Marvin Hartwick (05/02/06)
BERTRAND - Marvin Clark Hartwick, 92, died at 2:53 a.m. May 2, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Oct. 27, 1913, in Guy, Ark., to the late John Leonard and Emma Edwards Hartwick, he lived 32 years in St. Louis where he was a member of the Apostolic Oneness Holiness Church and was employed with the Chase Bag Corporation until his retirement in 1978. ...
Julie Wilson (05/02/06)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Julia Laverna Wilson, 96, died at 10:05 a.m. May 1, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Born Dec. 28, 1909, in Lamar, Ind., daughter of the late John M. and Georgia Anna Oliveano Ryker, she was a homemaker and a member of the Church of God at Chaffee...
Christopher Milne (05/02/06)
SIKESTON - Christopher Lewis Milne, 27, died April 30, 2006, at his home. Born May 11, 1978, in St. Louis, son of Lisa Mahurin of Sikeston and the late Terry Milne, he was a member of the First Baptist Church of Bertrand and had served in the U.S. Army...
Phyllis Throgmorton (05/02/06)
SIKESTON - Phyllis Joyner Throgmorton, 88, died at 6 p.m. May 1, 2006, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Martha Bingham (05/02/06)
SALTILLO, Tenn. - Martha Littlefield Bingham, 68, died April 29, 2006, at Jackson-Madison County General in Jackson, Tenn. She was united in marriage to Alex Eugene Bingham who survives. Other survivors include: one daughter and son-in-law, Jena Margaret Bingham Cook and her husband, Phillip Douglas Cook of Sikeston; three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Anita and Malloy Newman of Morris Chapel, Tenn.; Mary Ann Handy of Adamsville, Tenn. ...
Looking back 5/2 (05/02/06)
SIKESTON - Bob Foley and Jolly Bailey entertained with a dance at the Armory April 25. Guests came from Cape Girardeau, as well as Sikeston. SIKESTON - Sikeston's tax rate for the new fiscal year is $1.81. This was approved in a meeting by the city council, held at the city administration offices. The fiscal year in May 1, 1966, ending April 30, 1967. The tax rate is a 3-cent decrease from last year's $l.84...
St. Louis mayor is tackling tough topic (05/02/06)
Unless you paid close attention, you may well have missed the State of the City address by St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay last week. Slay apparently talked little about the progress and population growth in St. Louis; he instead spent his time talking about crime in the city...
Speakout 5/2 (05/02/06)
I would like to speak out about landlords in Sikeston. My husband and I are a different race and we have been married for three years. We have two beautiful children. We don't damage our property and we don't even drink. About a month or so ago we were looking for an apartment, and we got the run around just because we are a different race. ...