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Monday, July 28, 2014

Stories from Monday, July 3, 2006

Raising money (07/03/06)
Kala Gardner washes a vehicle Saturday morning at the parking lot of Homestead Electronics. Kala along with other friends and family are raising money for Lisa Loftlin to be a student ambassador in Europe.
Popular music players being blamed for hearing loss (07/03/06)
SIKESTON -- Ringing in the ears isn't a sign to turn up the volume on the iPod but a sign hearing loss has already occurred -- a trend increasing nationwide. Clinical audiologist Ken Rubenacker of Sikeston said even more disturbing pattern is that noise-induced hearing loss is now being seen among adolescents and teens...
Recycling: What can I do? (07/03/06)
The 1990 Missouri State Senate Bill 530 set a mandate stating all communities should set a 40 percent solid waste reduction goal. Although the bill has led to successes in many communities, there are no penalties for those communities that do not achieve the goal...
Grants help in recycling (07/03/06)
SIKESTON - Dexter has four. Charleston has two. Bloomfield, Bernie, Dudley, Essex and Advance all have one. Recycling trailers, which offer a 24/7 drop-off opportunity for citizens, can be found all across the Bootheel area. All are paid for with the help of grant money in an effort to increase the amount of recycled waste...
Man arrested for threatening police (07/03/06)
CARUTHERSVILLE - A man is in custody after threatening a police officer and a sheriff's deputy. At approximately 8:10 p.m. Saturday, a Caruthersville police officer was called to a residence on Washington Street to assist a subject who was moving personal belongings from the residence of an ex-roommate. While the officer was outside the residence, he noticed a 45-year-old man, who was apparently intoxicated and became belligerent toward the officer and the man removing items from the residence...
City seeks collection alternative (07/03/06)
NEW MADRID - New Madrid residents will soon only have one stop when paying their 2005 local taxes. An agreement is being developed to have the city taxes collected by the New Madrid County Collector's office. The change comes with the announcement by Sherry Phillips, city collector, of her intention to retire from her elected position July 31. Phillips, who was re-...
Safe! (07/03/06)
Kayla Fodge of King's Jewelry in the softball 12-under league tags Noffel- Feuerhahn's Taylor McBroom who tries to reach third base. McBroom was safe on the play during recent Sikeston Area Youth Baseball and Softball action at the Sikeston Recreation Complex...
Passing the Shark torch (07/03/06)
Thomas Reiker, pictured top, coached his last practice for the Sikeston Sharks swim team Friday before heading to Paris, France, to study French. Replacing him for the rest of the season will be Ashley Schetter (second photo). The Sharks will compete next in a meet scheduled for July 8 at Kennett and then July 15 at Sikeston. Championships are scheduled for July 23 at Cape Girardeau. The Sikeston Sharks swim team, comprised of area youths, typically holds meets on Saturdays...
Ray Lawson (07/03/06)
HAYWARD - Ray Lawson, 62, died July 2, 2006, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with DeLisle Funeral Home of Portageville.
Travis Robinson (07/03/06)
LILBOURN -- Travis Lance Robinson, 6, died July 1, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Oct. 20, 1999, in Kennett, son of Travis Robinson of Atlanta and Roshawnda Robinson of Lilbourn, he was in kindergarten at Lilbourn Elementary School...
Michelle Williford (07/03/06)
MARBLE HILL - Michelle Dawn Williford, 35, formerly of Charleston, died June 30, 2006, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born June 8, 1971, in Poplar Bluff, to Daniel Mancim of St. Louis and Rena Mae Briston of Poplar Bluff, in 1988, she moved from Poplar Bluff to Charleston where she was a member of Elm Street Baptist Church. In 2003, she lived in Essex, prior to moving to Marble Hill in June...
Lloyd Pullum (07/03/06)
DEXTER - Pallbearers for funeral services conducted on Sunday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Chapel in Dexter for Lloyd H. Pullum, 74, who died on June 29, 2006, were: Eric Walker, David Link, Bob Pullum, Tom Pullum, Leon Pullum and Tony Pullum.
Bill Green (07/03/06)
WAPPAPELLO - Willard "Bill" Green, 78, died July 1, 2006, at Wappapello. Arrangements are incomplete with Watkins and Sons Funeral Service of Puxico.
Joseph Heisserer (07/03/06)
NEW HAMBURG - Joseph P. Heisserer, 89, died at 8:33 a.m. July 2, 2006, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Tollie Howard (07/03/06)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers for services for Tollie LeRoy Howard, 82, who died on June 30, 2006, were: Brandon Sparkman, Cory Sparkman, Kristopher Payne, Lance Brooks, Jacob Holland and Jedidiah Payne. Services were conducted today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel. The Rev. John Armbruster of Powerhouse of God Church in Sikeston officiated...
Carroll Young (07/03/06)
PUXICO - Carroll Richmond Young, 82, died July 3, 2006, at the Missouri Veteran's Home in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Watkins and Sons Chapel in Puxico, where funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.
Marie Hankins (07/03/06)
DEXTER - Marie Clara Hankins, 92, formerly of Portageville, died July 1, 2006, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born May 26, 1914, in Louisville, Ky., she was the daughter of the late Van and Clara Cornathan White. On Oct. 1, 1933, in Portageville, she was united in marriage to Melvin Curtis Hankins, who preceded her in death on Feb. 3, 1988...
Curtis Boyer (07/03/06)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Curtis I. Boyer, 62, died at 6:45 p.m. July 2, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Sept. 21, 1943, in Phoenix, son of the late George T. and Audrey Weems Boyer, he had lived in Phoenix a number of years where he was employed with the Sears Company for 21 years until he retired and moved to East Prairie in November 1989. ...
Births (Published 7/3) (07/03/06)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Mary and Aaron Tarble are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 7:42 p.m. June 1, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Jordan Paige Tarble weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces, and was 19.5 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Kelly Goad and Tony Goad of Bertrand...
Looking Back 7/3 (07/03/06)
SIKESTON - Bartley R. Schweiger and family, who have been residing at 113 E. Gladys St., moved this Wednesday to the R.V. Ellishe home, 617 N. Ranney. SIKESTON - It was learned today that because of the failure of a subcontractor to meet the required performance bond, the construction of the Missouri Delta Community Hospital addition has been renegotiated...
Speakout 7/3 (07/03/06)
I was watching the news the other day and I heard that our government is charging some of our soldiers for murder over in Iraq. What the hell is that? I thought we were at war? People are shooting at our soldiers and trying to kill our soldiers, but when they kill someone they get murder? What type of government do we have? The Iraqi's show it on the internet of cutting heads off our reporters and soldiers, but still our soldiers get murder charges put on them. ...