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Stories from Thursday, May 25, 2006

Forms for Hall of Fame/Honor Wall available Friday (05/25/06)
SIKESTON -- Nomination forms to induct individuals into the Sikeston R-6 Hall of Fame/Honor Wall will be available beginning Friday. The Hall of Fame/Honor Wall event will be held Sept. 15 during the half-time between the Sikeston Bulldogs and Dexter Bearcats annual football game. ...
Operation Spring Cleanup (05/25/06)
Sikeston Department of Public Safety Sergeant James Tigert, right, and PSO Chris Griggs do paperwork during Operation Spring Cleanup this morning in Sikeston. Officers attempted to serve 28 warrants during the roundup.
Concerns over SB-40 funds are addressed by board (05/25/06)
CHARLESTON -- Citizen concerns regarding the use of Mississippi County's Senate Bill 40 funds were eased following action taken by the SB-40 board Wednesday. As provided by SB-40, on April 7, 1981, Mississippi County voters approved a mill tax, which is 10 cents per $100 of assessed valuation, for a sheltered workshop fund to maintain work opportunities and provide a suitable lifestyle for the mentally and physically handicapped residents of the county either through support of a sheltered workshop or by other means decided by representatives of the county.. ...
Running for charity (05/25/06)
Sikeston Department of Public Safety Det. John Blakely carries the Missouri Special Olympic Torch during its trek to Columbia Wednesday as part of the statewide Law Enforcement Torch Run. The guiding purpose of the event is to raise funds and awareness for over 14,000 athletes who participate in the Missouri program. ...
One is sentenced on drug charge (05/25/06)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - A Sikeston man was sentenced to prison on federal drug charges. Michael S. Sheron, 32, was sentenced to 97 months imprisonment on one felony count of distribution of cocaine base Monday before U.S. District Judge Jean C. Hamilton. Upon release from prison, he will be placed on supervised release for a period of four years...
Woman is stabbed at Wal-Mart (05/25/06)
SIKESTON - A woman was assaulted Wednesday afternoon at the general merchandise entrance to Wal-Mart. According to Department of Public Safety Captain Mark Crocker, Rose McClendon, 49, of Charleston, was walking toward the entrance when she was approached from behind and stabbed in the right shoulder. She reacted by turning suddenly and knocking the knife from the suspect's hand, and then stood on the knife while the suspect walked away...
Oran rolls to quarterfinals (05/25/06)
ORAN --Reaching the Class 1 quarterfinal round has become so routine for the Oran Eagles baseball team that there isn't much celebration in reaching it. Following Wednesday afternoon's dominating 14-4, 5-inning run-rule victory against Cooter in the sectional round at Oran High School, the Eagles simply exchanged a few high-fives and calmly lined up to shake hands with the Wildcats...
William Harris (05/25/06)
SIKESTON - William Dalton Harris, 84, died at 8:20 p.m. May 23, 2006, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born July 16, 1921, in Ridgely, Tenn. to the late Will and Allie Howell Harris, he had lived in Illinois and Oklahoma before moving to Sikeston in 1995...
John Clubbs (05/25/06)
EAST PRAIRIE - John Arthur Clubbs, 65, died at 11 a.m. May 23, 2006, in the Missouri Delta Medical Center at Sikeston. Born June 29, 1940, in Dunklin County to the late Arthur and Virginia Williford Clubbs, he lived most of his life in Mississippi County where he was a member of the Diehlstadt General Baptist Church. He was a veteran of the United States Army, having served 17 years during the Vietnam War...
Looking Back 5/25 (05/25/06)
SIKESTON -Four Missouri State Health Department DDT crews started Monday morning spraying dwellings in the Miner Switch district and later will transfer their activities to Sikeston. SIKESTON -The opening bids for the construction of a factory addition to the Canvas Products Company, scheduled to be opened today, were postponed until June 3 at 2 p.m. ...
Your view: Kennett responds (05/25/06)
So recently, Mr. Moore spoke against Kennett baseball, which is understandable- he was for his town in his article. However, after he states that we are not "big time" and that we will not show up in winning a district title, he had the audacity to sit in Kennett's bleachers...
Speakout 5/25 (05/25/06)
As mothers and fathers, it is our responsibility to lead our children to Christ. It is our responsibility to tell them about the plan of salvation. Yes, we can take them to church our send them to Sunday school, but that's only three hours a week that they are in church. ...