[Nameplate] Fair ~ 53°F  
High: 78°F ~ Low: 51°F
Thursday, Apr. 24, 2014

Stories from Friday, August 25, 2006

Fun in the sun (08/25/06)
Destany Mays, 6, helps her younger brother Brian, 3, learn to roller skate Thursday afternoon.
SPS Foundation discussed at SACC meeting (08/25/06)
SIKESTON - It may not be well known but the Sikeston Public Schools Foundation is having an impact on education and graduates of Sikeston schools. In a room filled with Sikeston graduates at the Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce meeting Thursday, Robin Stoner, executive director of the SPS Foundation, found only two graduates aware of the Foundation. She quickly remedied that as she spoke about the Foundation's history and recent efforts...
Heat still dangerous as summer winds down (08/25/06)
SIKESTON -- With the dog days of summer behind and several months before dangerously cold temperatures are here, it's easy to forget to stay prepared for the worst. "There's not much of the hot, hot summer left," said Tom Bridger, emergency management coordinator, "but heat is something we still need to be aware of."...
Charges filed in murder case (08/25/06)
NEW MADRID - Charges of first degree murder, first degree robbery and first degree burglary were filed against two men Thursday ending nearly a week of investigation by officers from across the area. Bobby Lee Mays Jr., 27, of Howardville and Cornelius Sutton, 18, of New Madrid were charged by New Madrid County Prosecutor Lewis Recker Thursday. Arraignment on the charges in Division II of New Madrid County Circuit Court before Associate Judge Charles Spitler is expected to be Monday...
Tennis team falls in opener (08/25/06)
POPLAR BLUFF -- The Sikeston tennis team opened its season with a 6-3 loss to Poplar Bluff on the road Thursday. Sikeston's only three winners was singles player Jenni DeWitt and the doubles teams of DeWitt and Tess Marshall and Taylor Allen and Hannah Moore...
SHS soccer returns talent (08/25/06)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston Bulldogs soccer program has won back-to-back Class 2, District 1 titles and the 2006 version looks to make it a three-peat. After years of having a dormant program at Sikeston, head coach Derrick Long has turned the program around to an area power in his eighth year at the helm...
Ivy Simmons (08/25/06)
SILEX -- Ivy G. Simmons, 96, formerly of Troy, died Aug. 24, 2006, at her daughter's home in Silex. Born May 25, 1919, in Clebourn, Ala., the daughter of the late Walter Hugh and Maudie Idela Gay Faulkner, she lived in St. Louis for many years and later moved to Lincoln County. She was a homemaker and attended the First Baptist Church in Troy...
Shelton Baker (08/25/06)
DEXTER -- Shelton Baker, 83, died Aug. 24, 2006, at Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter. Born Sept. 29, 1922, at Bloomfield, he was a retired carpenter and veteran of the U.S. Army Air Force, serving in World War II. In Jan. 1944, he married Vera Craft who survives of the home...
Geneva Hunter (08/25/06)
DURANT, Okla. - Geneva Hunter, 87, formerly of Sikeston, died at 2:30 p.m. Aug. 24, 2006, at the Medical Center of Southeastern Oklahoma at Durant. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Looking Back 8/25 (08/25/06)
SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Paul Buckmueller will move to their new residence on Baker Lane. SIKESTON - The Delta Scottish Rite Club will meet for its quarterly session at the Masonic Temple at 7:30 p.m. tonight. The speaker will be Thomas J. Davis, Piedmont insurance man...
Speakout 8/25 (08/25/06)
I'm calling SpeakOut regarding a letter I got today from stooge that don't know what he wants, don't know what he's talking about and is half crazy. I want to tell you one thing and I want you to see this in SpeakOut and I want you to quit writing me letters. ...