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Stories from Monday, July 10, 2006

Weekend accidents: Two children are among injured (07/10/06)
SIKESTON -- Several residents and travelers sustained injuries following weekend accidents. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, at approximately 1:20 p.m. Sunday on Route E, just east of Benton, Raymond G. Brown, 36, of Oran, lost control and struck a ditch when the throttle of his motorcycle stuck open...
New HPV vaccine in Sikeston (07/10/06)
SIKESTON -- A new vaccine that protects against the sexually transmitted virus which causes cervical cancer and genital warts is now available in Sikeston. Gardasil, the trade name for the vaccine developed by Merck & Co. for human papilloma virus, or HPV, is the first vaccine specifically designed to prevent a cancer...
Summer Bootcamp (07/10/06)
Samantha Welter, an athletic trainer for ReStart, times Henry Davis in his agility drills at the YMCA of Southeast Missouri. The program, which is called Basic 8 Bootcamp, is a six-week injury prevention program for junior high and high school athletes. The camp's focus is on strength training, core strengthening, flexibility, jump height, speed, nutrition and hydration...
More people turning to trapping as hobby, extra source of income (07/10/06)
SIKESTON -- For many people, the last recollection they have of trapping is from a high school social studies class focusing on the early pioneers. However, trapping is far from a lost art. A growing number of Bootheel residents are picking up trapping as a hobby and an extra source of income...
Bulls road losing skid mounts (07/10/06)
FULTON -- The Sikeston Bulls continue to struggle on the road, dropping three straight to the Fulton Railroaders. Two of the defeats were by a single run, the Bulls 10th and 11th one-run losses of the season. Sikeston (8-22, 1-17 on the road) completed an extended road trip with a 5...
John Engram Sr. (07/10/06)
VANDUSER - John Coleman Engram Sr., 84, died at 5:30 p.m. July 8, 2006, at his home in Vanduser. Born Feb. 1, 1922, in Sikeston, he was the son of the late George Allen Engram and Fannie Ann (Westerfield) Engram Barnes and stepson of the late Harley E. Barnes Sr...
Lewis Smith (07/10/06)
CHARLESTON - Lewis H. Smith, D.D.S., 76, died at 8:08 a.m. July 8, 2006, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born April 5, 1930, in West Frankfort, Ill., to the late Arthur William and Christine Webb Smith, following his graduation from Washington University of Dentistry in St. ...
Ida Newell (07/10/06)
PEKIN, Ill. - Ida Arzella Newell, 78, died June 14, 2006, at an assisted living center in McComb, Miss. Born July 23, 1927, in Summerland, Ark., daughter of the late Lee Alfred and Sylvia Noe Phillips, as a young child she moved to Randles, Mo., where she attended school. She was a member of the Liberty Baptist Church in Pekin...
B. Dewayne Newell (07/10/06)
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Berlin Dewayne Newell, 57, formerly of Pekin, Ill., and Morley, Mo., died June 29, 2006, at his home. Born Sept. 27, 1948, in Sikeston, son of the late Berlin C. and Ida Arzella Newell, he was a graduate of Pekin Community High School and a member of Liberty Baptist Church in Pekin. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marines having served during the Vietnam War...
Jewell Sittner (07/10/06)
BERTRAND -- Jewell Kathleen Sittner, 98, died at 6:20 a.m. July 10, 2006, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Sept. 23, 1907, in Blodgett, daughter of the late Charles and Harriet Hobbs Lewis, she was a housewife and of the Methodist belief...
Carl Simpkins Sr. (07/10/06)
EAST PRAIRIE - Carl Lester Simpkins Sr., 83, died at 7:30 p.m. July 9 at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Visitation is 5 p.m. Tuesday at Shelby Funeral Home in East Praire, where funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Wednesday.
Martin Payne (07/10/06)
PUXICO -- Pallbearers for services conducted today at Watkins and Sons Chapel in Puxico for Martin Keith Payne, 47, who died July 7, 2006, were: Jonathan Payne, Cody Wheetley, Juston Wheetley, Dustin Payne, Brandon Payne and Tommy Payne. Honorary pallbearers were Mike Clubb and George Jackson...
Harley H. Kelso (07/10/06)
HOMER GLEN, Ill. - Harley H. Kelso, 79, formerly of Matthews, died July 9, 2006, at Provena-St. Joseph Hospital in Joliet, Ill. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Looking Back 7/10 (07/10/06)
SIKESTON - M.M. Duncan, formerly of Sikeston, is now back to make his home here and has joined the sales force of Ford Foley. SIKESTON - City officials have sent in a report to the Civil Aeronautics Board at Washington, D.C., requesting that Sikeston be granted commercial airline service. To receive airline service, the city must be certified by the CAB...
Speakout 7/10 (07/10/06)
I would like to say to the person that called in about disabling the drunks, do you personally know someone that's on disability that does nothing but buy alcohol? If you do, then it is your responsibility to turn that person in or whatever you are supposed to do. ...