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Stories from Monday, June 5, 2006

PBR action (06/05/06)
A bullrider rides a bull during Saturday night's action of the Sikeston Jaycee and Health Facility Rehab PBR at the Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo Grounds.
BATMAN A-GO-GO (06/05/06)
Dancers groove to live music during the 40-year reunion of the Batman A- GO-GO Saturday at the American Legion Post 114 in Sikeston. Music was provided for the packed house by an all-star lineup of Southeast Missouri musicians.
Living with mom and dad is hard for grads (06/05/06)
SIKESTON -- Despite their dreams of moving into a place to call their own post-college, many recent graduates don't have that option. Tuition, credit card debt and high costs of living leaves many, dubbed as "boomerangers," to move back home with Mom and Dad...
New 'virtual school' could start next year (06/05/06)
SIKESTON -- Missouri students in kindergarten through 12th grades needing an alternative method of learning could look to online courses beginning next summer. A bill waiting for a signature by Gov. Matt Blunt would create a "virtual school" for Missouri students through the state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and state Board of Education...
Bulls drop two in ninth (06/05/06)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulls dropped their third straight with a 3-2 loss to the Tennessee T's on Sunday at VFW Memorial Stadium. The defeat dumped the Bulls into the basement of the six-team Kit League standings with a 1-3 record. Tied at 2-2 going into the ninth inning, the T's scored the game-winning run off reliever Ryan Anderson, spoiling a stellar effort by starter Justin Green. Green went 7 1/3 innings, giving up one run on two hits with seven strikeouts and five walks...
Nunnelee Tournament (06/05/06)
Mike Ashley of Indiana returns a shot during junior bracket play at the 16th annual Ed Nunnelee Memorial Tennis Tournament. Final results were unavailable at press time.
Emma Schlosser (06/05/06)
ORAN - Emma Louise Schlosser, 76, died June 3, 2006. Born March 10, 1930, daughter of the late Arthur J. and Ella Louise Schwab Job of Cape Girardeau, she attended Campster Grade School and College High School in Cape Girardeau. She worked at Farmers and Merchants Bank and Deevers Real Estate in Cape Girardeau. She was a member of Guardian Angel Catholic Church of Oran and St. Ann's PCCW Sodality of Oran...
Willie Atkinson (06/05/06)
SIKESTON -- Willie B. Atkinson, 70, died June 1, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born April 9, 1936, in Houston, Miss., son of the late Damon Atkinson Sr. and Maggie Lue Moore Atkinson, he was of the Baptist belief and had lived in Missouri for over 30 years...
Jack Petrovich III (06/05/06)
NIXA -- Jack Peter Petrovich III, 24, husband of Sarah Gee, died June 3, 2006, at his home in Nixa. Visitation is after 6 p.m. Wednesday at DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville. Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Portageville Cemetery. ---- Memorial contributions may be sent to...
Billy Brinson (06/05/06)
DEXTER - Billy L. Brinson, 79, died June 3, 2006, at his home. Born Sept. 12, 1926, in Detroit, son of the late William and Irene Tucker Brinson, for many years he owned and operated Van Auto Glass Company in St. Louis. He was former Master of Itaska Masonic Lodge 420, a member of the Dexter Masonic Lodge 352 and a member of the Dexter Presbyterian Church...
Births (Published 6/5) (06/05/06)
BENTON - Kimberly and Blake Burger are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 7:25 p.m. May 12, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Macy Danielle Burger weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces, and was 20 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Don and Geri Riley of Blodgett...
Looking Back 6/5 (06/05/06)
SIKESTON - Dellon Garner, for the past eight years agent for the Dixie Greyhound Bus Line in Sikeston, resigned and left his position Thursday. SIKESTON - Monday, 190 Girl Scouts begin understanding a better knowledge of skills in camping outdoors and living close to nature as they open their week-long camping program. Mrs. John Doggett, director of the Brownie Camp, said the 96 girls in that group are holding sessions from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day at Clayton Park in preparation of the event...
SpeakOut 6/5 (06/05/06)
In response to all the people talking about Marian Street, I've lived on there for 12 years and all I can say, it's a very quiet, well-run little street. I can count on my hand the number of times I've seen a police car go down this street since I've lived here, unlike some other areas of Sikeston. We may have some people who really shouldn't be here but nobody seems to cause any problems...