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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Stories from Monday, July 31, 2006

Displays are used to attract customers (07/31/06)
SIKESTON - It only takes a glance before passers-by decide to enter a store or not, which is why the merchants in Sikeston are continuing to spend a great deal of time creating window displays to attract potential customers to their store and the downtown area...
Drunk man injures leg (07/31/06)
CARUTHERSVILLE - A pool of blood discovered in the street prompted a search by Caruthersville Police for the source. At 8 a.m. Sunday, officers were dispatched to the 1100 block of Franklin Street in reference to a pool of blood being in the street in front of a residence. Officers followed bloody tracks for several blocks until the trail ended on Vest Street...
Watermelon time (07/31/06)
Heather Franco of Thresher Farms loads watermelons onto shelves Sunday morning. People are flocking to stores and stands to buy the sweet summer treat.
Late enrollment (07/31/06)
Future kindergarten student Aaron Mayes practices counting with unifix cubes with Jeffery Thornbrough (not pictured). The Sikeston Kindergarten Center will offer late enrollment 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Aug. 7. Children must be 5 years old by July 31, 2006. Parents should bring a birth certificate, shot record, social security number, proof of residency and Medicaid card (if applicable) to the enrollment. Call 471-0653 to make an appointment...
Bulls win season finale (07/31/06)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulls ended the season on a positive note, defeating the Union City Greyhounds, 7-2, on Saturday at V.F.W. Memorial Stadium. The Bulls closed the season on a three-game wining streak while winning four of their last five. On Saturday night, the Bulls had only 10 players dressed out, but that was more than enough...
Karen Condict (07/31/06)
AQUILLA - Karen Renee Condict, 52, died July 28, 2006, at her home. Born Aug. 26, 1953, at Oceanside, Calif., daughter of the late Aaron and Letha May Staley, she had lived the past several years in Aquilla. She was employed with Tyson Foods and attended St. Joe General Baptist Church in Idalia...
Alice Stallings (07/31/06)
DESOTO - Alice Mae Stallings, 88, formerly of East Prairie, died at 1:15 p.m. July 29, 2006, in the Baisch Nursing Center. Born April 1, 1918, in East Prairie, to the late William A. and Pearl Michie Moore, she lived most of her life in the Jefferson County area...
Walter Southern (07/31/06)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Walter Weldon Southern, 91, died July 30, 2006, at Beverly Health Care in New Madrid. Born Sept. 8, 1915, in Tennessee, son of the late Reuben and Zelpha Blakwelton Southern, he was a retired minister with the Church of Christ and was a former owner of the Napa Auto Parts Store in Portageville...
Carol Kirkpatrick (07/31/06)
BERNIE - Carol Jean Kirkpatrick, 65, died July 29, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Jan. 7, 1941, at Parma, daughter of the late Elvis Rennie and Maggie Marie James Jines, she attended 1st Oneness Pentecostal Church in Bernie...
Maggie Skinner (07/31/06)
SIKESTON -- Maggie Skinner, 86, died at 5:43 p.m. July 30, 2006, at her home. Born Nov. 24, 1919, in Marlow, Tenn., daughter of the late Jess Anton and Frances Marion Jones Taylor, she was a cook for 60 years, working at Rustic Rock, War Drum and for Sikeston Public Schools. She had worked at the International Shoe Factory in Sikeston and attended Smith Avenue Church of God...
Fornie Monroe (07/31/06)
BLOOMFIELD -- Fornie M. Monroe, 80, died July 29, 2006, at Beverly Healthcare in Bloomfield. Born April 25, 1926, in Essex, daughter of the late Sherman and Hattie Yates Stroud, she had spend most of her life in the Bloomfield community. A housewife, she attended St. Joe General Baptist Church in Idalia...
Jimmie Blake (07/31/06)
PERRYVILLE - Jimmie Blake, 68, formerly of Bloomfield, died July 29, 2006, at his home. Born Aug. 8, 1937, at Doniphan, son of the late William Oscar and Gladys Bales Blake, he was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and owned and operated Blake's Locksmith and Pawn Shop for 20 years until his retirement...
Jeffery Womack (07/31/06)
CHAFFEE - Jeffery Womack, 53, died at 12:31 p.m. July 31, 2006, at his home. Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Parma. Graveside services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Stars and Stripes Cemetery in Bloomfield...
Births (Published 7/31) (07/31/06)
SIKESTON - Teri and Scott Hedge are the parents of their fourth child, first daughter, born at 1:27 p.m. June 15, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Kennedy Elizabeth Hedge weighed 7 pounds and was 19.5 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Joan Sain of Sikeston and the late Smiley Sain...
Looking Back 7/31 (07/31/06)
SIKESTON - John Fox sustained a painful injury when he fell from a tree at his home at 315 Gladys Street. A branch of the tree broke and his arm was snagged. SIKESTON - The Sikeston all-stars captured first place honors in the Babe Ruth Invitational Tournament yesterday by whipping Bloomfield 15-2. Scott City finished third with a forfeit over Poplar Bluff...
Speakout 7/31 (07/31/06)
Hey Mike. I wish you would do some research on the Missouri Research and Cures Stem Cell Initiative. I'm watching a documentary right now on KBSI and it's very informative and interesting. I think every Missourian needs to get behind this initiative and vote Yes in November. ...