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Stories from Monday, June 12, 2006

Bootheel teen in custody after armed robbery (06/12/06)
CARUTHERSVILLE - A teen is in custody in connection with a armed robbery early Sunday. A 1:08 a.m. Sunday, the Caruthersville Police Department received a 911 call from the night manager of the Sonic reporting he was robbed at gunpoint. Responding to the scene, officers met the night manager, who told them he was leaving the business after closing when he was approached by a male. The man showed a handgun and demanded the money...
Sunday on the levee (06/12/06)
The docking of the Delta Queen steamboat drew a small crowd to the New Madrid riverfront Sunday morning. Youngsters watched the paddlewheel turn and listened to the calliope play as the boat prepared to head to its next destination on the Mississippi River...
Car chase leads to arrest of teenager (06/12/06)
CARUTHERSVILLE - A car stolen in Arkansas was stopped after a 16-mile chase into Missouri. A 4:40 a.m. Sunday, Pemiscot County deputies were advised of a pursuit from Arkansas into Missouri on Interstate 55. As the pursuit crossed the state line, Pemiscot County Sheriff deputies and members of the Steele Police Department joined the chase...
Area man jailed for assaulting 8-year-old (06/12/06)
CARUTHERSVILLE - A 62-year-old Steele resident is under investigation for statutory sodomy involving an 8-year-old girl. J.C. Thomas of Steele was arrested Sunday morning following a report of a sexual assault. According to Pemiscot County Sheriff Tommy Greenwell, during their investigation deputies determined Thomas had force the 8-year-old to remove her underclothing then performed oral sex. When the youngster attempted to get away from Thomas, she was injured, the sheriff reported...
Authorities are still seeking identity of body (06/12/06)
CARUTHERSVILLE - Following an autopsy, authorities are still seeking the identity of body discovered Friday. An autopsy was performed Sunday at the Mineral Area Hospital in Farmington a body found by a Pemiscot County farmer along the treeline on County Road 547, just east of Steele. According to Pemiscot County Sheriff Tommy Greenwell the autopsy showed no indications of gun shot wounds or signs of stabbing, blunt trauma or strangulation...
New Madrid works to get skatepark (06/12/06)
NEW MADRID - Jake Kimball glides across the unused tennis court on his skateboard. No bumps, no jumps, no curves, just flat. But all that could soon change. Kimball, his parents and his friends envision the tennis court becoming a place for skateboard enthusiasts to practice their skills. A skatepark complete with halfpipe, quarterpipe, rails, banks and a grind box...
Sikeston native runs in Boston Marathon (06/12/06)
SIKESTON -- A Sikeston native has participated in what many consider to be the epitome of all marathons for runners -- the Boston Marathon. "Being a runner and a marathoner, the Boston Marathon is about the only one that you have to qualify for to run," said John Hodge, a 1988 Sikeston High School graduate who now lives in Greenville, Ind. "It's been a goal of mine for a couple of years to be able to qualify to run it."...
Kelso Klassic crowns champion (06/12/06)
KELSO -- The organizers of the 22nd Kelso Klassic Men's Fastpitch Softball Tournament, long overdue for a weather break, finally got one with a rain- free weekend. The Klassic has been hampered by rain 17 of the past 18 years. "The rain god's were on our side this time," said Rick Heuring, assistant tournament director. ...
Aaron Carnahan (06/12/06)
JEFFERSON CITY - Aaron Glen Carnahan, 85, formerly of Portageville, died June 11, 2006, at St. Mary Hospital in Jefferson City. Arrangements are incomplete with DeLisle Funeral Home of Portageville.
Vennie McClendon (06/12/06)
EAST PRAIRIE - Vennie McClendon, 89, died June 11, 2006, at her daughter's home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home at East Prairie.
Trudy Hillyard (06/12/06)
BENTON -- Trudy Jane Hillyard, 56, formerly of Sikeston, died at 11:09 p.m. June 9, 2006, at the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 23, 1949, in Sikeston, daughter of the late John Everett and Pauline Beatrice Collins Moser, she was a homemaker and attended the Bement Baptist Church near Sikeston. She was a cashier for seven years at the Wal-...
Marsha Ann Hoge (06/12/06)
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - Marsha Ann Hoge, 53, died June 10, 2006 at Middle Tennessee Medical Center. Daughter of Alice Marlin Fisher and the late Paul Gordon Fisher, she was a native of Sikeston, Mo. and resident of Murfreesboro for the past 7 years. She was an active volunteer at McFadden School of Excellence and a member of the Presbyterian Church...
Perry Wilson (06/12/06)
SIKESTON -- Perry Eugene Wilson, 41, died at 9:28 p.m. June 10, 2006, at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, Ky. Born Oct. 21, 1964, in Denver, Colo., son of Jimmy Wayne Wilson of Sikeston and Clydia Faye Freeland Mitchell of Sikeston, he was the self-employed owner of W&W Lawn Service...
Leonard Wiley (06/12/06)
CHARLESTON - Leonard Wiley, 57, died at 2 p.m., June 6, 2006, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Williams Funeral Home in Charleston.
Wilma Grojean (06/12/06)
SIKESTON -- Wilma Catherine Grojean, 78, died at 7:25 p.m. June 10, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Sept. 23, 1927, in Benton, daughter of the late Andrew C. and Agnes M. Welter LeGrand, she was a homemaker and a member of the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church and served on the Altar Sodality...
Births (Published 6/12) (06/12/06)
ADVANCE - Amanda Johnson and Darren Roper are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 10:38 p.m. May 20, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Natalee Dawn Roper weighed 7 pounds, 11.5 ounces, and was 21 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Donnie and Donna Johnson of Sikeston...
Looking Back 6/12 (06/12/06)
SIKESTON - J.M. "Jimmy" Law of Sikeston is announcing his candidacy for the Democratic nomination of the office of recorder of deeds of Scott County. SIKESTON - Twenty area bankers are due in Sikeston for a meeting tomorrow night that could well "shape the area's agricultural future," according to Jim Musick, manager of the Chamber of Commerce. The main topic of discussion will be the local livestock raising, feeding and financing...
Your view: Vote Democratic (06/12/06)
As the upcoming mid-term elections are approaching, the Bush Administration is again proposing a Constitutional amendment to ban same sex marriage. Bush, along with the Republican party, is up to their same old tricks. After several years of one failure after another, they are banking on the same sex marriage issue to shore up their shrinking base and hopefully secure votes from some Christian families who are naive enough to have been made to believe that voting for Democrats is a sin...
Speakout 6/12 (06/12/06)
To the person having the moles, castor oil will get rid of them. Mix one-half cup of castor oil and two gallons of water and drench the molehill with it. It won't kill them, but it will send them to another neighborhood to dig up. Try this. I think it will work...