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Stories from Tuesday, June 13, 2006

Local libraries gearing up for summer reading programs (06/13/06)
SIKESTON -- All young people experience learning losses when they don't engage in educational activities during the summer, says the Center for Summer Learning. To provide learning opportunities for children to read, local libraries are gearing up to offer their summer reading programs...
One sought for armed robbery (06/13/06)
SIKESTON -- A black male is being sought in connection with an armed robbery early Monday. According to the Sikeston Department of Public Safety's reports, a taxi driver for Jay's was flagged down at the Cream Castle, 801 Malone, at about 3:01 a.m...
Summer tales (06/13/06)
"Paws, Claws, Scales and Tales" is the theme of summer reading programs for children ages 3 to 12 while "Creature Feature" is the theme for those ages 12 to 18. The following is a breakdown of what local libraries plan to offer with their summer reading programs:...
Bill Russell (06/13/06)
CHARLESTON - William C. "Bill" Russell, 73, died at 7 a.m. June 13, 2006, at his residence in Charleston. Born Oct. 22, 1932, in Charleston, son of the late Thomas B. and Frances Neola Lovelace Russell, he had lived in Charleston his entire life where he was a member of the United Methodist Church. ...
Perry Wilson (06/13/06)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers for services conducted today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Perry Eugene Wilson, 41, who died June 10, 2006, were: Jacob Wilson, Justin Woody, Bill Freeland Sr., Bill Freeland Jr., Michael Cox, Shain Squires and Daryl Tarrants...
Carla Stoker (06/13/06)
DEXTER -- Carla DeArman Stoker, 39, died June 10, 2006, in Idalia. Born Oct. 19, 1966, in Poplar Bluff, daughter of Pauline DeArman McAnally and step-daughter of Sam McAnally, both of Dexter, she was a housewife and resident of Dexter. On Sept. 21, 2001, in Piggott, Ark., she married Lester Eugene Stoker, who survives of the home in Dexter...
Julius Wasbutsky (06/13/06)
DEXTER - Julius Dewayne Wasbutsky, 55, died June 12, 2006, at the Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis. Born April 20, 1951, in Parma, son of Virginia Moore Taylor of Dexter and the late Julius D. Wasbutsky, he had lived most of his life in Dexter until moving four years ago and was a member of the Apostolic Pentecostal Church...
Vennie McClendon (06/13/06)
ANNISTON - Vennie Marie Switzer McClendon, 89, died at 6:05 a.m. June 11, 2006, at her daughter's home in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 6, 1916, in Broken Arrow, Okla., to the late Emory C. and Captolia Jane Gilmore Switzer, she lived most of her life in Mississippi County. She was retired from the Brown Shoe Company in Charleston and was a member of the Dogwood United Methodist Church...
Looking Back 6/13 (06/13/06)
SIKESTON - The Mitchell-Sharp Chevrolet Co. this week delivered to city attorney, Robert Dempster, a new 1946 Fleetmaster Chevrolet sedan. BENTON - Scott County citizens will have a chance to express their opinions on highway beautification, automobile insurance and higher education in a survey conducted by the University of Missouri during the rest of this month and the first week of July...
Let death penalty remain in the U.S. (06/13/06)
I am shocked, bewildered and a tad bit upset that the United States Supreme Court would open the door to legal challenges over the use of lethal injections in death penalty cases. But that's exactly what the court decided Monday in a Florida case. Here's what's involved. When inmates run out of appeals to their death penalty convictions, increasingly they have turned to the upper courts to question whether lethal injections amount to "cruel and unusual punishment."...
Speakout 6/13 (06/13/06)
I was just reading about how our government is wasting our money again. Democrats donate $2 million to gays. Our government will spend $26,000 for a wheelchair, but they cannot do upkeep on that wheelchair. They can't buy batteries or do repairs. That's like buying a brand new car without insurance. ...