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Stories from Friday, July 28, 2006

Warrant roundup results in 12 arrests (07/28/06)
CARUTHERSVILLE -- Agents from the Bootheel Drug Task Force, with the assistance of deputies from the Pemiscot County Sheriff's Department and officers from Hayti, Caruthersville, and Steele police departments and marshals from the United States Marshals Service conducted a warrant roundup for individuals wanted for various drug charges in Pemiscot County Thursday, according to Pemiscot County Sheriff, Tommy Greenwell...
Considering the options (07/28/06)
Area candidates running in the primary election scheduled for Aug. 8 gave brief campaign speeches during the monthly Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon Thursday at the Clinton Building in Sikeston. Attending in addition to the candidates were several current and former office holders...
Sikeston R-6 plan serving as model for state schools (07/28/06)
SIKESTON -- When it comes to professional development, teachers and administrators at Sikeston R-6 must be doing something right. In the spring, the district's professional development plan was selected to be used as a sample for medium-sized school districts in the state's manual, "Missouri Professional Development Guidelines for Student Success."...
Commission needs more money for road repairs (07/28/06)
CHARLESTON -- Money to improve the Dorena-Hickman Ferry is appreciated, but county officials wish money to improve roads leading to the ferry landing could be found. During their regular meeting Thursday, Mississippi County commissioners discussed the recent announcement of a $1 million federal transportation grant for the ferry...
Family of the Year (07/28/06)
Brad Cookson (right) awards Brent and Scheryl Powell with the Chamber of Commerce award for Farm Family of the Year at Thursday night's Farm Appreciation Fish Fry held at Nelson Tractor and Equipment.
Sports camp (07/28/06)
Zhevin Kent bowls Thursday morning at the Sikeston Bowling Center. Kent is participating in the YMCA of Southeast Missouri Summer Sports Camp. Each day a different sport is taught to the children with the main purpose to teach the children to have fun playing the variety of sports...
Greyhounds trip Bulls (07/28/06)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulls made the game interesting for one inning, then let it get totally out of hand in the top of the ninth inning of Thursday night's Kitty League game against Union City at VFW Memorial Stadium. Sikeston scored five runs in the final two innings, but it wasn't enough in a 15-6 loss to the Greyhounds...
DeWitt cracks 17th homer (07/28/06)
VERO BEACH, Fla. -- The Vero Beach Dodgers cracked four home runs to defeat the Ft. Myers Miracle 8-2 Wednesday night at Holman Stadium. Alberto Bastardo turned in 6 1/3 solid innings for the win and the Dodgers won back-to-back games for the first time since July 14-15...
Giva Hill (07/28/06)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers at services for Giva Hill, 90, who died July 26, 2006, will be: A.C. James Jr., Rocky Shields, Eliot Shields, Paul Hill Jr., Clay Hill, Gary Shackles and Jason Shackles. Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel where services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday...
Rebecca Stroup (07/28/06)
PUXICO -- Pallbearers for services today at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Rebecca Stroup, 79, who died July 24, 2006, were: Gary Stroup, Jason Stroup, Kenny Stroup, Tony Stroup, Andy Stroup, Kevin Stroup and Keith Stroup.
Bessie Aslin (07/28/06)
CHESTERFIELD -- Bessie Aslin, 85, died July 27, 2006, at Friendship Village Care Center in Chesterfield. Born Dec. 20, 1920, in Farmington, daughter of the late Simon Robert and Elizabeth Musgrove Lawrence, she had lived several years in rural Bloomfield before moving to Chesterfield. A member of the First Baptist Church in Bloomfield, she was a past matron and 50-year member of Bloomfield Chapter 385, Order of Eastern Star...
Bob Bennett (07/28/06)
BLOOMFIELD -- Robert E. "Bob" Bennett, 78, died July 25, 2006, at Cypress Point Healthcare in Dexter. Born Dec. 15, 1927, in Bloomfield, son of the late Paul and Sadie Aslin Bennett, he taught agriculture at Bloomfield High School for several years before his retirement. His passion was taking care of his cattle, and he enjoyed playing golf as a hobby. He attended the First United Methodist Church in Dexter...
Devionah Clark (07/28/06)
SIKESTON - Devionah Michelle Clark, 13 months, died at 3:15 p.m. on July 25, 2006, at St. Louis Children's Hospital in St. Louis. Born June 23, 2005, in Sikeston, she was the daughter of Whitley Bratcher and Devin Clark Sr. Survivors in addition to her parents include: one brother, Devin Clark Jr. of Sikeston; maternal grandparents, Dewayne Bratcher Sr. and LaShonda Lee of Sikeston; paternal grandparents, Kenny and Beverly Morris of Sikeston; great-...
Keith O. Duncan (07/28/06)
CONESVILLE, Ohio - Keith Owen Duncan, 47, died July 19, 2006, at the Coschocton Memorial Hospital. Born Aug. 15, 1958, son of Don and Janet Lacy Duncan of Warsaw, he worked for the Coshocton County Sheriff's Department for 15 years. He was a horse trainer and was involved in the Mounted Patrol, the Facowee Tribe and the National Barrel Horse Association...
Harvey Roach (07/28/06)
MOREHOUSE - Harvey Franklin "Ben" Roach, 89, died at 1:40 a.m. July 26, 2006, at Sikeston Health Care. Born Feb. 14, 1917, in Kennett, son of Onley and Betty Snider Roach, he had been employed as a truck driver with Harts Bread, Interstate Bakery and Bunny Bread and worked as a stockman with Goldie's Department Store. A veteran of the United States Army, serving as a Sergeant in the Philippines during World War II, he was a member of Christian Tabernacle Church...
Gertrude Schuerenberg (07/28/06)
NEW MADRID -- Gertrude Schuerenberg, 82, formerly of Kewanee, died at 6: 48 a.m. July 27, 2006, in New Madrid. Born Jan. 16, 1924, in Commerce, to the late John William and Mildred Oma Daugherty Brotherton, she was a housewife and member of the Kewanee Methodist Church...
Looking Back 7/28 (07/28/06)
60 years ago -- July 28, 1946 SIKESTON - Airport news: Mrs. Don Robinson and their son, John, arrived in Sikeston Sunday by plane from a brief vacation at Lake Taneycomo. 40 years ago -- July 28, 1966 SIKESTON - The Board of Public Works is installing a 10,000-kilovolt transformer at its steam plant on Northwest Street. The transformer, which stands 14 feet high and weighs 37,000 pounds, should be ready for operation in three weeks, Dick Inman said...
Your view: Thank you Sikeston (07/28/06)
Dear Editor, The City of Sikeston would like to thank the following service clubs and businesses for their generous contributions that helped to offset the cost of the new fountain placed in the lake at the Recreation Complex: First State Bank and Trust, Lions Club, First Midwest Bank, Sikeston Elks Lodge, Regions Bank, Kiwanis Club, Rotary Club, Sikeston Jaycees, Alan Wire Company, DeCota Electric and First Security State Bank...
Speakout 7/28 (07/28/06)
This is for all "dead-beat" mothers out there who try to convince everyone that they are the victim, when in all reality they are the ones victimizing their child's father along with their own child. What I have trouble understanding is how you can downgrade your child's father. ...