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Stories from Tuesday, June 20, 2006

Sikeston family donates playground (06/20/06)
SIKESTON -- A donation to the parks department will make the Clinton building even more inviting. On Saturday, the Culp family will dedicate a new playground located next to the Clinton building at the Sikeston Sports Complex. While the new equipment is likely to be appreciated by many who use the Clinton building or visit that part of the complex, the donation was made specifically to make things better for Culp family reunions...
Murder victim identified (06/20/06)
SIKESTON -- A scare tactic escalated to a murder, according to the Sikeston man charged with the stabbing death of his ex-girlfriend. James V. Cullum, 21, of 105 Fifth St., is scheduled to appear before Judge David Mann in the Scott County Associate Circuit Court, Division 5, today to be formally arraigned on first degree murder and armed criminal action charges...
Avian influenza causing concern (06/20/06)
SIKESTON -- When it comes to avian influenza, the question isn't if it will become a widespread disease, but when. "Right now it's really a watch-and-wait kind of thing," said Autumn Grim, senior epidemiology specialist for the Missouri Department of Health covering the Southeast District...
Bulls defeat Railroaders, 5-4 (06/20/06)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston Bulls continued their hot streak in Kitty League play, with a 5-4 comeback victory over the visiting Fulton (Ky.) Railroaders Monday night at VFW Stadium. The Bulls moved into third place, winning three straight and five of their last six games...
Legion Post 114 struggles against Jackson (06/20/06)
JACKSON -- Sikeston Post 114 remained winless in Senior American Legion District 14 play with a 9-4 road loss to Jackson Post 158 on Monday. Sikeston (6-4, 0-3 in district) fell behind early as Jackson opened its half of the first inning with five straight hits -- all singles...
SAYB results 6/20 (06/20/06)
SAYB RESULTS Sikeston Area Youth Baseball ROOKIE LEAGUE 5-30-06 Nunnelee Funeral 7, Ponder Funeral 6 Leading hitters -- Nunnelee: Wyn Roberts (3-3, 3B, HR), Clayton Merrill (2-3), Colton Davis (2-3). Ponder: Trey Bolen (2-2), Blake Wulferding (2-2)...
Swing for the fences (06/20/06)
Blanchard Funeral Home's Garrett Clouse takes a swing at a pitch during his team's National League game against Sikeston Motors on Monday in Sikeston Area Youth Baseball action. Results from little league action can be found in the Scoreboard.
Cecile Crafton (06/20/06)
MARSHALL -- Cecile Naomi Crafton, 70, died June 15, 2006, at University Hospital and Clinics in Columbia. Born Jan. 17, 1936, in Portageville, daughter of the late Cullen Cecile Bivins and Lois Naomi Zook Bivins, she had lived in Marshall since 1969, moving from Malta Bend, and was a licensed practical nurse for several years at Fitzgibbon Hospital. She was a member of First Assembly of God...
Dean Crow (06/20/06)
BERNIE -- Wenzil Dean Crow, 67, died June 18, 2006, at his home in Bernie. Born Aug. 9, 1938, in Bernie, son of Ruby Leona Creg Crow and the late Wenzil Crow, he was a farmer and member of the First Baptist Church of Dexter. A member of the Bernie Masonic Lodge 573, he also belonged to the Holiday Rambler RV Club...
John Corbitt (06/20/06)
RED BUD, Ill. -- John Grady Corbitt, 76, formerly of Benton, Mo., died June 20, 2006, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Belleville. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City...
Charline Hollis (06/20/06)
SCOTT CITY -- Charline Hollis, 74, died at 4:16 p.m. June 18, 2006, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Nov. 14, 1931, in McClure, Ill., daughter of the late Louie Benjamin and Sadie Eldridge Acey, she was a homemaker and member of Father's Arms Fellowship in Scott City...
Frankie Jackson (06/20/06)
SIKESTON -- Frankie Irene Jackson, 89, died June 14, 2006, at Miner Nursing Home. Born Feb. 9, 1917, in Shaw, Miss., daughter of the late Garnie and Frankie Witherspoon Gould, she was a member of Grand Avenue Seven Day Adventist Church in Charleston, where she was a pianist for many years...
Nellie Linson (06/20/06)
PUXICO -- Pallbearers at services conducted today at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Nellie B. Linson, 104, who died June 16, 2006, were: Mark Stilts, Butch Baumann, Roy Linson, Marty Linson, Tim Allbritton and Allen Linson. Honorary pallbearers were: Jeff Linson, Jim Linson, Glen Linson, Llyod Stilts Jr., Phil Baumann and Ray Langford...
James Elliott (06/20/06)
THEBES, Ill. -- James Chester Elliott Jr., 58, formerly of Mississippi County, Mo., died at 6:30 a.m. June 19, 2006, at the VA Medical Center in Marion. Arrangements are incomplete at the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston, Mo.
Looking Back 6/20 (06/20/06)
SIKESTON - Lee Page will open a grocery store at 511 Prosperity today. SIKESTON - The Travelers, a local folk-singing group, have returned from New York where they won their audition to appear in the Ted Mack Amateur Hour. They will appear on national television Sunday at 4:30 p.m. and can be seen on Channel 12, KFVS. They were one of 10 acts chosen out of 500 that auditioned...
Highway funding is likely at its limits (06/20/06)
It seems we're always talking about highway improvements in Missouri and now the focus is on the 1,200 miles of interstate that crisscross Missouri. A new study says that improvements to the interstate system in Missouri will cost $10 billion over the next 10 years...
Speakout 6/20 (06/20/06)
I was sitting here watching the 5 o'clock news. If they're going to cut out the yard sales and ban them where no one can go to them, then they ought to cut out all these flea markets that sell all these things for high prices that aren't worth the money that they're paid for...