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Stories from Friday, June 2, 2006

Finishing up (06/02/06)
Larry Abernathy of General Acrylics from Mt. Vernon Ill., paints the lines on the northwest tennis court at the Sikeston Sports Complex. The company and the Sikeston Parks Department are preparing the courts for this weekend's Ed Nunnelee Tournament which began this morning...
Bootheel man is found alive in Tennessee (06/02/06)
CARUTHERSVILLE -- A Carutherville man missing since May 15 has been found alive and well, law enforcement officials said today. Juan Terrell Walton left the Caruthersville area to take a friend to Jackson, Tenn., for a doctor's visit and never returned to Missouri, according to information from Jackson (Tenn.) Police Department provided to the Caruthersville Police Department. Walton was located in Jackson and has been reunited with his family and "was alive and doing fine."...
Jewelry goes to the teeth (06/02/06)
SIKESTON -- The singer Nelly may have given national fame to grills, or teeth caps, in his 2005 hit single "Grillz," but the mouthpieces have been popular for years in Sikeston. "I've sold them for years," said Terri Hurley, owner of Bo's Jewelry and Pawn Shop in Sikeston "These are a good seller and a really popular item all year long."...
SB-40 board advised to seek property (06/02/06)
CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County's Senate Bill 40 board should begin looking into building a home for the county's handicapped. Presiding Commissioner Jim Blumenberg said during the regular County Commission meeting Thursday that he may attend the next SB-40 board meeting and suggest they buy some property...
Recovered items (06/02/06)
Sikeston Department of Public Safety Det. James Donner inventories stolen items recovered after a rash of robberies at various area businesses. Sikeston DPS recovered the items on Thursday morning. No further information was available at press time.
Man arrested after bar fight (06/02/06)
CARUTHERSVILLE -- A fight early today at a Caruthersville bar resulted in at least one injury and one arrest. According to Caruthersville Police Department, at about 1:20 a.m., officers were dispatched to the Highroller lounge, 824 W. Third St. in Caruthersville, in reference to a fight in progress. Upon arrival, officers located a 33-year-...
Sikeston Bulls season opener rained out (06/02/06)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulls home opener against the Farmington Firebirds in Kitty League play, was canceled on Thursday due to the weather. The game will be made up today with a doubleheader against the Firebirds at 6 p.m. Both games will play seven innings...
Linden Hills takes first in Super Pro (06/02/06)
SIKESTON -- Here are the results for Saturday, May 27 from the Sikeston Drag Strip. The blown alcohol funny cars were at the track on Saturday night. Five cars were there running in a Chicago-style format, with the two fastest cars after qualifying coming back to race...
Terry Simmons (06/02/06)
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - Terry Randall Simmons, 43, died May 31, 2006, at his home. Born Nov. 26, 1962, in Chaffee, Mo., son of June Harrell Simmons of Oran, Mo., and the late Charles Franklin Simmons, he was a truck driver for C.R. England Trucking Co. and a member of New Caney Family Worship Center in Cleveland, Texas...
Bubble Johnson (06/02/06)
NEWTON, Iowa - Floyd "Bubble" Johnson, 59, formerly of Charleston, Mo., died May 25, 2006. Born July 3, 1947, in Charleston, he had lived in the state of Iowa since 1969. Visitation is from 5 to 7 p.m. tonight at the Williams Funeral Home in Charleston...
Lowell Hawkins (06/02/06)
O'FALLON -- Pallbearers for Thursday funeral services for Lowell Hawkins, 94, formerly of Sikeston, who died May 29, 2006, were: Donald Wagley, Todd Hawkins, Tim Hawkins, Darren Mabrey, Chris Mabrey and Keenan Carlisle.
Lester Loucks (06/02/06)
NORMAN, Okla. - Lester Loucks died June 1, 2006, at the Norman Regional Hospital in Norman. Visitation is at 11 a.m. Sunday until time for services at 1 p.m. at Amick- Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee, Mo.
Dorothy Alley (06/02/06)
SIKESTON -- Dorothy E. Alley, 96, died June 1, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born June 8, 1909, in New Madrid County, daughter of the late William Gardner and Maudie Beck Hastings, she was a member of Little Vine Church of the Big Opening Community...
Elvine Blankenship (06/02/06)
NEW MADRID - Elvine Camille Nelson Blankenship, 88, died May 31, 2006, at Gideon Care Center in Gideon. Born Sept. 1, 1917, in New Madrid County, she was the daughter of the late Raymond W. and Alice E. Hodges Nelson. In Piggott, Ark., she married James Lynn Blankenship, who preceded her in death in 1990...
Looking Back 6/2 (06/02/06)
SIKESTON - At the Malone Theater today, "Guest Wife" with Claudette Colbert and Don Ameche. At the Rex, "Centerville Ghost" with Charles Laughton. SIKESTON -The electronics department of the area vocational school in Sikeston has reported encouraging results from the first two years of operation. Larry Agee, a former employee of the Highway Department, has accepted a position with General Electric Corporation. Larry has been in St. Louis for the past three weeks as a computer technician...
SpeakOut 6/2 (06/02/06)
I hope and pray you have time to research this question and put the answer in your paper. I wanted to know if a woman got pregnant with twins, is it possible for there to be two different fathers? I know this was documented about 30 years ago in a magazine...