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Stories from Tuesday, May 9, 2006

Kelly kindergartener writes book (05/09/06)
BENTON -- When her parents and older brother would read before bed each night, Jessica Kempe didn't want to be left out. So her mother began reading to Jessica, helping her learn words, what they meant and how to pronounce them. As a result, Jessica knew how to read when she entered kindergarten last fall at Kelly Elementary in Benton. And last month the 6-year-old was acknowledged for a story she wrote and illustrated called "Lily Goes on a Trip."...
FEMA will shut down office in Sikeston (05/09/06)
SIKESTON - The Federal Emergency Management Association, which has a temporary Disaster Recovery Center set up at the First United Methodist Church in Sikeston, is shutting down its operation at 7 p.m. Wednesday. FEMA is helping with disaster relief in 37 counties in Missouri. In all, around 2,067 people who were subject to property damage from the recent storms have applied for and received help from FEMA. In Scott County alone, 13 people had received aid from FEMA by Tuesday morning...
Truck driver's body identified (05/09/06)
MATTHEWS - A truck driver, whose body was discovered during the weekend at a Matthews truck stop, died of natural causes. Following an autopsy Monday, New Madrid County Coroner Jimmy McSpadden said the body discovered in a truck at the Flying J truck stop Saturday was Stan Chirita of Gloucester, Ontario, Canada. Also the autopsy determined Chirita, 50, had died of natural causes, linked to several illnesses...
DeWitt clubs first home run of season (05/09/06)
VERO BEACH, Fla. -- Seven different Dodgers scored as Vero Beach earned a split of the four game series at Daytona with a 9-3 win over the Cubs Friday night. Blake DeWitt hit his first home run of the season and Scott Elbert earned his first win. The Dodgers return home Saturday night at 7:00 PM for Baseball Giveaway Night, courtesy of Indian River Memorial Hospital...
Sikeston blanks Chaffee (05/09/06)
SIKESTON -- Jerod Scott tossed a tidy two-hit shutout to tame Chaffee in Sikeston's 7-0 win on Monday. The SEMO Conference game was a makeup of an earlier rainout. Chaffee's struggling offense once again failed to produce as Red Devil starter Chris Hanback kept the score close, 2-0, after five innings...
Puckett named player of the week for Blackburn (05/09/06)
ST. LOUIS -- Jamie Puckett of Blackburn College is the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Baseball Hitter of the Week for the week of April 17-23. Blackburn won four of five games to move into a tie with Greenville for first place in the conference and Puckett played a big role...
Doug Taylor (05/09/06)
SIKESTON -- Ervin Douglas Taylor, 87, died May 6, 2006, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Born Jan. 29, 1919, in Sikeston, son of the late Elmos and Imelda Hanner Taylor, he was a member of the Hunter Memorial Presbyterian Church in Sikeston and a veteran of the U.S. ...
Robert Clayton (05/09/06)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Robert T. Clayton, 78, died May 8, 2006, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with the DeLisle Funeral Home of Portageville.
Births (Published 5/9) (05/09/06)
SIKESTON - Nikki Jung and Justin Keller are the parents of their third child, first daughter, born at 5:28 p.m. April 6, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Allyson Nicolle Keller weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces, and was 18.5 inches long...
Looking back 5/9 (05/09/06)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston High School baseball team won and lost two games played in the Southeast Missouri League. The Bulldogs beat Chaffee 8-6, but lost to Cape College 1-2. SIKESTON - Sikeston High School students will be among 21 students to participate in the annual Plymouth Trouble Shooting contest to be held at Roosevelt High School in St. Louis at 1 p.m. Saturday...
We need initiative to get informed, too (05/09/06)
Come November, Missouri voters will go to the polls and vote for a long list of candidates. But it also appears likely that voters will face a record six ballot issues that will seek to raise the minimum wage, skyrocket the tax on cigarettes and restore last year's cuts to the Medicaid health care program for the poor...
Speakout 5/9 (05/09/06)
This is in response to the SpeakOut about mean and ugly Christians. I would just like to point out that she talks about the weakest in our society. The weakest in our society would be an unborn fetus being on the life support of a mother and a doctor who betray that trust and kill it. ...