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Stories from Tuesday, June 27, 2006

Story hour (06/27/06)
Chris McBrien, "The Magic Storyteller," tells a story to the children at the Sikeston Public Library story hour Monday afternoon. McBrien's program "Paws, Claws and Scaly Tales" will have one final show today at 1:30 p.m. for children in third through fifth grade...
Jaycees will hold first 'Pink Night' at rodeo (06/27/06)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston Jaycees can picture it now. Thursday night's rodeo; tough bull riders and skilled cowboys performing for glory, surrounded by thousands of screaming fans wearing ... pink? That will be the scene at the Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo during this year's first "Tough Enough to Wear Pink" night...
Local bands kicking off summer tours (06/27/06)
SIKESTON - Music is in the air in Southeast Missouri, echoing the sounds of three bands hailing from Sikeston. Shady Deal, Fusion Blue and Slight Return continue to showcase their musical styles and talent as their summer tours kick off. "It's a great time for us and hopefully the fans. We love playing and we don't want to see the local music scene die out," said Ron Pruitt, guitarist for Slight Return...
Bulls blank Union City (06/27/06)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston Bulls ended a five-game losing streak on Monday night at VFW Stadium with a 5-0 victory over the visiting Union City Greyhounds in Kitty League play. The Bulls lost five straight on the road and had fallen into last place in the league...
Ready and waiting (06/27/06)
Sikeston catcher Ashton Cantrell waits on pitch from a Portageville pitcher in Senior Babe Ruth League action at the Sikeston Sports Complex. When available, Sikeston Area Youth Baseball results can be found in the Scoreboard.
Lorene Higgerson (06/27/06)
NEW MADRID - Lorene Higgerson, 76, died June 26, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born July 24, 1929, in the LaForge Community of New Madrid County, the daughter of Pearl Holden McRoy and Newt McRoy, Lorene worked as a teacher in the Higgerson School, a teacher's aide in the New Madrid County Schools, a worker with the meals-on-wheels program and a tour guide with the New Madrid Historical Museum...
Gladys Lincoln (06/27/06)
CHAFFEE - Gladys Lincoln, 85, died June 25, 2006, at Chaffee Nursing Center. Born May 3, 1921, in Dutchtown, daughter of the late Oscar W. and Amanda Sophie Amelunke Sprenger, she was a retired housekeeper for Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel and United Methodist Church in Chaffee along with several other businesses and personal homes for over 30 years, a member of the St. Paul Lutheran Church, Chaffee V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary 3127 and St. Pauls Lutheran Ladies Aid of Chaffee...
William Lafferty (06/27/06)
EAST PRAIRIE - Pallbearers at funeral services scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie for William Daniel Lafferty, 25, who died at 9:16 a.m. June 25, 2006, in the Missouri Delta Medical Center at Sikeston, will be: Roger "Bookie" Achter, Ben Blasingain, Richard Jackson, David "Beaver" Terry Jr., Rodney Hudgens and Corey Weakley...
Beatrice Hindman (06/27/06)
ADVANCE - Beatrice Hindman, 86, died at June 25, 2006, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Nov. 30, 1919, at Brownwood, daughter of the late Oscar and Thelma Virgin Speer, she was a homemaker and member of Brownwood General Baptist Church...
Dorothy Coke (06/27/06)
ANNISTON - Dorothy P. Coke, 75, died at 10:43 a.m. June 25, 2006, in the Missouri Delta Medical Center at Sikeston. Born Jan. 6, 1931, in Desloge, to the late Leslie Monroe and Martha Elizabeth White Allen, she lived most of her life in Mississippi County where she was a member of the Ollie Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Wilson City...
Leo Klekamp (06/27/06)
ST. LOUIS -- Pallbearers for services at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church for Leo John Klekamp, 89, formerly of Sikeston, who died June 25, 2006, were: Jack Jackovic, Roger Sherman, James Urhahn, Mark McMillion, Charles Campbell and Glenn Matthews...
Dale Gage (06/27/06)
DIEHLSTADT -- Francis Dale Gage, 67, died June 27, 2006, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Montie Northcutt (06/27/06)
DEXTER -- Montie L. Northcutt died June 27, 2006 at Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
Looking Back 6/27 (06/27/06)
SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Mitz of Morley are parents of a daughter born Saturday afternoon at St. Francis Hospital in Cape Girardeau. SIKESTON - Scott County residents were elected to offices at Missouri Girls State held at Stephens College Campus. Elected to the house of representatives were Connie Nowell, Camille Bowman and Sally Faulkner. County officials include Susan Warren, county clerk; Carol Adams, associate judge; and Gloria Sanders, assessor...
I've got a real beef with a $100 burger (06/27/06)
I don't mean to sound like a bleeding-heart liberal but sometimes those rich folks sure do make themselves easy targets. Though I strongly question the number of people in this country who actually - because of no fault of their own - go to bed hungry at night, I am stunned by the announcement of a new $100 hamburger at a swank Florida steakhouse. ...
Speakout 6/27 (06/27/06)
Mississippi County is like Mexico. Everybody is trying to get out of there as fast as they can. If you tally what is available most Sikeston residents as I have done using your television program guide you come up with a pretty disturbing pattern with CBS, Channel 12, the hands-down winner or loser or depending on how you view social responsibility. ...