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Stories from Tuesday, May 23, 2006

Bank, St. Louis Science Center experiment with partnership (05/23/06)
SIKESTON -- Using the Internet as an educational tool is fine, but children still need learning opportunities such as real experiences and objects, which is one of the reasons behind the recent partnership of the Saint Louis Science Center and Montgomery Bank...
'Rolling meth lab' stopped (05/23/06)
SIKESTON - An Arkansas man is accused of operating a rolling meth lab after a traffic stop. According to Department of Public Safety Director Drew Juden, a patrol officer observed a vehicle driven by Timothy McDaniel, 40, of Paragould with extensive front end damage around 7:45 a.m.Sunday near the intersection of South Main and South Kingshighway. ...
Efforts begin to expand county war memorial (05/23/06)
BENTON -- The first step in updating Scott County's memorial to its servicemen who died in combat will be coming up with a design. Scott County commissioners met with those willing to work on the project Monday evening at the Scott County Courthouse...
Meth bust brings arrests (05/23/06)
NEW MADRID - Five people were arraigned Monday in connection with a drug bust at business nearly at the New Madrid County Sheriff's Department's back door. Charged with distribution, deliver, manufacture, production or attempt to produce a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance, Harold and Mary Kathern Lawrence of New Madrid were arraigned and bond set at $1.5 million each. ...
Golf tournament to be held in memory of Story Yarbrough (05/23/06)
SIKESTON -- The Southeast Missouri Funeral Director's Association will hold a golf tournament in memory of Mary Margaret Story Yarbrough. The net proceeds will go to the Mary Margaret Story Yarbrough Scholarship Fund. Mary Margaret had a lifelong dream and ambition to become a funeral professional. ...
Oran set to host Cooter (05/23/06)
ORAN -- The Oran Eagles are back in the hunt for another run at a state championship. A rare early exit in 2005 prevented the Eagles from acquiring a fourth straight district title but they avenged that loss to Advance on Thursday with an 8-3 victory over the Hornets in the Class 1, District 2 final...
Knight is hired as new Richland basketball coach (05/23/06)
ESSEX - Former New Madrid County Central assistant coach Casey Knight has been named the new boys basketball head coach at Richland High School. Knight replaces Jeff Jennewein, who after one season, took a position as head coach at Vienna, Mo. With the hire of Knight, Richland has hired nine different coaches since 1995...
Maerene Parks (05/23/06)
MOREHOUSE - Maerene Parks, 67, died May 22, 2006, at her home in Morehouse. Born Dec. 31, 1938, in Hardin County, Tenn., daughter of the late William Albert and Ermadean (Flippo) Hurley, she had worked for International Shoe Company in Sikeston and was of the Baptist faith...
Marilyn King (05/23/06)
PIGGOTT, Ark. - Marilyn Gallagher King, 78, died May 21, 2006, in Piggott. Born Feb. 17, 1928, in Butler, Pa., daughter of the late Earl and Edith Gallagher, she was a member of Hitt's Chapel General Baptist Church. On Nov. 23, 1946, in Detroit, she was united in marriage to James W. King, who survives of the home...
Otto Davis (05/23/06)
SIKESTON - Otto Kermitt Davis, 86, died at 5:07 p.m. May 22, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Oct. 29, 1919, in Haleyville, Ala., son of the late Renfro S. and Alice Beck Davis, he was of the Baptist belief, had worked for the Scott County Milling Co. in Sikeston and was a veteran of the United States Navy, having served during World War II...
Lee Lewis (05/23/06)
SIKESTON - Melvin Leon "Lee" Lewis, 59, died at 10:35 a.m. May 21, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Sept. 17, 1946, in Warrenton, son of Erma Schriener Lewis of Auxvasse and the late Melvin Lee Lewis, he worked for Dean Farms and was of the Methodist belief...
Births (Published 5/23) (05/23/06)
NEW MADRID - Nicole and Thomas Landers are the parents of their second child, first son, born at 7:37 a.m. April 20, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Reid Daniel Landers weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces, and was 19.5 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Rhonda Boyd of New Madrid and Steve and LaDonna Murphy of Cape Girardeau...
Looking Back 5/23 (05/23/06)
CATRON - Plans were announced by David Barton, well known planter of Catron, for the erection of a new soybean oil mill, which is to be located on Highway 61, four miles north of New Madrid and 16 miles south of Sikeston. SIKESTON - Graduation exercises for 33 seniors were held last night in the Scott County Central High School. Bill Prindle, senior class president, presided. The principal speakers were Pat Verble of Vanduser and Lloyd Triplett of Morley...
Leadership should represent voters (05/23/06)
The most recent polls show that 84 percent of Americans say English should be the official language of this country. At the same time, Hispanics in this country by a 77 percent margin also favor making English our language of choice. So why would Senate Minority leader Harry Reid call the plan "racist"? I think it simply illustrates how out of touch the national Democratic leadership has become. ...
Speakout 5/23 (05/23/06)
I read SpeakOut every once in a while and it seems like every time I do, it always has something about welfare in it. If you have a problem with people on welfare, why aren't you calling your Congressman or your State Representative instead of wasting your time calling SpeakOut. ...