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Stories from Friday, July 7, 2006

Explosives discovered at rural residence (07/07/06)
CARUTHERSVILLE - Federal and local officials uncovered a cache of explosives and guns at a rural Caruthersville residence Thursday. Pemiscot County Sheriff Tommy Greenwell reported officers from his department along with agents from the Division of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and the Bootheel Drug Task Force served a warrant Thursday morning at a residence on County Highway 553 in the Cottonwood Point area. ...
Inmates will make medical co-payments (07/07/06)
CHARLESTON -- Inmates at the Mississippi Country Detention Center will soon be required to chip in for medical services. Butch McHaney, administrator of the Mississippi County Detention Center, advised Mississippi County commissioners that he will implement a medical co-pay policy for the jail's inmates...
Patrol checkpoint (07/07/06)
Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers conducted a license, insurance and seatbelt checkpoint on Highway 62 between Sikeston and Bertrand Thursday.
We all scream for ice cream (07/07/06)
SIKESTON -- Americans are known for their love of hamburgers and hot dogs. Another great love is ice cream, which then-president Ronald Reagan recognized in 1984 when he designated July as national ice cream month. And that love is just as strong in Sikeston. Singles and families frequent shops as a tradition after sporting events or church, or just to enjoy the sweet taste that literally melts in their mouths...
Sikeston wins in extra innings (07/07/06)
CHAFFEE -- Sikeston Post 114 and Scott County Post 369 tangled in a gem of a Senior American Legion game on Thursday at Chaffee's Harmon Field. In a complete reversal of their last outing, an ugly 20-15 slugfest win over Jackson, Sikeston outlasted Scott County in a well-played 2-0 10-inning win...
District tournament (07/07/06)
Blake Angle delivers an RBI hit in the third inning of Sikeston's National League district tournament game against Caruthersville Thursday night at the Sikeston Sports Complex. Sikeston defeated Caruthersville to advance in the tournament.
Sikeston advances (07/07/06)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Ladies' Auxiliary Post 114 Junior Legion team stormed pasted Cape Junior Legion Post 63, 11-1 in five innings, on Thursday in second-round action of the district tournament at VFW Stadium. Sikeston moves on in the double-elimination tournament and will face Twin Rivers, who defeated Dunklin County 2-0, on Saturday at 10 a.m...
Ammie Coleman (07/07/06)
SIKESTON -- Ammie L. Coleman, 93, died June 30, 2006, at Sikeston Convalescent Center. Born June 24, 1913, in Coldwater, Miss., daughter of the late James and Carrie Wilder, she lived in Sikeston for many years. Survivors include: one stepson, Willie Coleman of Tupelo, Miss.; and other relatives and friends...
Chris "Mo" Mofield (07/07/06)
DEXTER -- Chris "Mo" Mofield, son of Jerry Lee Mofield and Shelba Lane Mofield of Dexter, was born on Aug. 19, 1964 at Cape Girardeau and departed this life in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter on July 6, 2006, at the age of 41. Chris attended the First Baptist Church in Dexter, was employed as a Funeral Director with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter for the past 20 years, was a 1983 graduate of Dexter Senior High School where he served as Athletic Manager, was a member of the Dexter Lions Club where he served as Secretary and Past-President, was a former President of the Dexter Community Betterment, was honored in 1989 as Dexter's Man of the Year, was a member of the Hickory Log Saturday Lunch Bunch and a resident of Dexter.. ...
Toni Evans (07/07/06)
PUXICO - Toni Evans, 47, died July 5, 2006, at the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born March 15, 1959, in Dexter, daughter of the late Clifton S. and Lydia Lois Crank Leirer, she and her husband were the former owners of B.J.'s III in Puxico. ...
Edward Poynor (07/07/06)
NEW MADRID - Edward E. Poynor, 92, died at 1:58 a.m. July 7, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid.
Nadine Stallings (07/07/06)
FERNANDINA, Fla. -- Myrtle Nadine Stallings, 86, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died July 3, 2006, at Quality Healthcare in Fernandina Beach. She left the Sikeston area three years ago to enjoy her later years at Magnolia Manor in St. Mary's, Ga. Born Sept. ...
Mary Makin (07/07/06)
MATTHEWS - Mary Ross Makin, 33, died July 6, 2006, at her home. Born Feb. 2, 1973, in Sikeston, to Alice Fowler Ross of Matthews and the late James Ross, she was a housewife and a member of the First Missionary Baptist Church in Matthews. On Nov. 9, 2000, in Matthews, she married John Makin, who preceded her in death on May 6, 2003...
Joseph Reeves (07/07/06)
CHARLESTON - Joseph M. "Tud" Reeves, 82, died at 9:55 p.m. July 6, 2006, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston. Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the First Baptist Church in Charleston, with the Rev. Michael Brewer, pastor, officiating...
Joyce Collins (07/07/06)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers for services conducted today at the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Joyce Collins, 53, who died July 3, 2006, were: Anthony Sauceda, Sonny Sauceda, Roy Hickman, Danny Sauceda, Johnny Sauceda and Wilmont Gibson.
Looking Back 7/7 (07/07/06)
SIKESTON - Two thunderstorms hitting Sikeston about 24 hours apart brought a total of 2.33 inches of rainfall which was badly needed. SIKESTON - An application for a technical assistance grant under Public Works and Economic Development Act of 1965 designating Sikeston as a "growth center" has been approved by the state, Rep. Tony Heckemeyer reported today...
Speakout 7/7 (07/07/06)
I'm calling about the judge that halted the executions in Missouri. I'm an old man and I have seen a little bit of everything in my life, but I don't believe the shots that they give those prisoners up there that he claims hurts them that's gonna stay the executions for whatever time they are going to keep them off 'till they get something different. ...