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Stories from Friday, June 16, 2006

Teen shot by BB gun (06/16/06)
CARUTHERSVILLE -- A Caruthersville teenager was injured after being shot in the leg by a BB gun Thursday night in Caruthersville. According to Caruthersville Police Department reports, at 8:15 p.m. officers were dispatched to a residence on East 12th Street in reference to a subject being shot in the leg with a high-powered BB rifle...
'Spur of the moment' idea helps raise money for Relay for Life (06/16/06)
SIKESTON -- Temperatures were sweltering Thursday afternoon, hovering in the upper 80s and lower 90s. But that didn't stop a Relay for Life team from raising money and awareness for the cause. The lemonade stand on Kingshighway was a "spur of the moment" idea, said Julie Heppe, chairwoman of the Sikeston Relay for Life. ...
Harris returns from tour in Iraq (06/16/06)
SIKESTON -- City councilman and Master Sgt. Michael K. Harris Sr. returned to Fort Riley, Kan. from active duty with the Missouri Army National Guard on May 21, after a one year tour in Iraq. Following the Freedom Salute ceremony in Jefferson City on May 25, Harris returned to Sikeston with his family...
MAP scoring ends, benefits teachers (06/16/06)
SIKESTON -- Sixth grade teacher Nancy Williams admitted she was a little nervous last spring when she administered the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) test to her students -- something she'd never done before. "I was scared. I had never given the test before," said Williams, who teaches for the Sikeston R-6 district...
County to help Anniston with warning siren (06/16/06)
CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County will help Anniston with local matching funds to put a tornado warning system there. Mississippi County commissioners agreed during their regular meeting Thursday to contribute $2,500 in county funding toward Anniston's share of the project...
Wind spreads fire (06/16/06)
A Miner volunteer firefighter sprays water onto a grass fire north of Highway H & HH Thursday afternoon. Due to windy conditions the property owner lost control of a brush fire that spread throughout his property.
Mack to compete in MARS campaign (06/16/06)
BENTON -- After nearly a two month hiatus from the grind of the Mid- America Racing Series (MARS) schedule, Joey Mack and the Mack Racing team will compete in round six of the MARS campaign this Saturday night, June 17 at the Lake Ozark Speedway in Eldon, Missouri...
Safe! (06/16/06)
Chase Gaines of House of Color advances safely to third base as Lane Williams of D&S Salvage applies the tag in Sikeston Area Youth Baseball action on Thursday night.
Post 114 rallies past Perryville (06/16/06)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston's Post 114 Senior American Legion team mounted a last-inning rally to defeat Perryville 14-13 on Thursday at V.F.W. Stadium. The twinbill opener was far from an artistic effort, on either side, with a combined total of 19 bases on balls and eight errors...
Hattie Cullum (06/16/06)
PARMA -- Pallbearers at the funeral service today at Watkins and Sons Chapel in Parma for Hattie Mae Cullum, who died June 13, 2006, were: Andy Cullum, David Shepard, Ronnie Joe Cannady, Steve Cullum, Shawn Harman and Christopher Cannady.
Joe Groves (06/16/06)
CHARLESTON -- Joseph T. "Joe" Groves, 77, died at 4:40 a.m. June 15, 2006, at the Charleston Manor. Born Oct. 4, 1928, in Caruthersville, son of the late William and Ellie B. Hutson Groves, he had lived most of his life in Mississippi County where he was employed by the Brown Shoe Company in Charleston until his retirement. He was a member of the Elm Street Baptist Church...
Buck LaFerney (06/16/06)
NEW MADRID -- James "Buck" LaFerney, 74, died June 15, 2006, after a lengthy illness. He died peacefully at his New Madrid Home surrounded by his loving family. He was born Nov. 3, 1931, in Conran, to the late Albert LaFerney and Hazel Howard LaFerney Pardon. He was a graduate of Marston High School and served in the U.S. Marines during the Korean Conflict. After 30 years of service at General Motors he returned to Missouri and the Mississippi River where he enjoyed his love of fishing...
Looking Back 6/16 (06/16/06)
SIKESTON - Behind the three-hit pitching of Schaffer and Phillips, the Sikeston Junior American Legion baseball team had no difficulty defeating the Chaffee Legion team 18-4. SIKESTON - Mayors, city managers and other city officials from Southeast Missouri met at the Holiday Inn in Sikeston today for a workshop on community development. Presiding over the meeting was C.M. Farris, Division of Housing and Urban Renewal Office of Urban Affairs, Jefferson City...
Speakout 6/16 (06/16/06)
I was wanting to know if anybody out there has any gooseberry bushes or knows where any are? If you do, put your number in SpeakOut. This is on the issue about David Jenkins about the Bullets on the Sikeston team. I'm with you a 100 percent on the Sikeston Bulls. ...