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Stories from Monday, August 28, 2006

Despite her Alzheimer's disease, Charleston woman keeps quilting (08/28/06)
CHARLESTON -- When Ruth Watson pulled a name of a resident off the "Angel Tree" at the Charleston Manor Skilled Nursing Facility last Christmas, she choose it with great care. Of all the names on the tree who resided in the same facility as her mother, Watson chose Roberta Sloan, 95, who has lived there for the past four years. ...
Man, 21, is found dead at residence (08/28/06)
CARUTHERSVILLE - The death of a Caruthersville man is under investigation. At 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Caruthersville Police officers were called to a residence on Parkview Street. According to Police Chief Chris Riggs, officers found Dustin Thrasher, 21, lying on a bed inside the residence...
Racing for the money (08/28/06)
Junior Champs drivers compete during qualifying rounds at the Missouri State Championship Saturday afternoon at SEMO Raceway in Blodgett. Over 70 drivers throughout Southeast Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Arkansas and Tennessee participated in the money race...
Charlene Polk (08/28/06)
SIKESTON -- Charlene Polk, 79, died Aug. 25, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Sept. 12, 1926, in Scotland, Ark., daughter of the late Audie C. and Elva Trotter Thompson, she had worked as a cook for Piggly Wiggly deli and was active in the foster grandparents program at the Matthews elementary school. She was a member of the Crowe Congregational Methodist Church...
Dessie Sisson (08/28/06)
SIKESTON - Dessie Sisson, 82, died Aug. 27, 2006, at Sikeston Health Care. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Marion Greene (08/28/06)
MOREHOUSE - Marion Greene, 70, died Aug. 27, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Blanchard Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Velma Green (08/28/06)
DEXTER -- Velma Green, 84, formerly of Bernie, died Aug. 28, 2006, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home.
Jeff Wallace (08/28/06)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services held today at Ponder Funeral Home for Jeffrey Wallace 46, who died Aug. 25, 2006, were: Jamie Easter, Rob Jones, Travis Wallace, Paul Hatley, Jack Hargraves, Mike Bell and Teren Eskew.
Dude Eaves (08/28/06)
SIKESTON - Nellie Bernece "Dude" Eaves, 80, died at 9:23 a.m. Aug. 27, 2006, at her home. Born Jan. 30, 1926, in Cape Girardeau, to the late Fred and Ella Liary McAnelly, she was a homemaker and a member of Garden Ridge General Baptist Church of Bell City...
Geneva Hunter (08/28/06)
DURANT, Okla. -- Geneva Frances Hunter, 87, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Aug. 24, 2006, at the Medical Center of Southeastern Oklahoma. Born Sept. 12, 1918, in Charleston, Mo., daughter of the late Walter and Amanda Delk Stanley, she was a homemaker and a member of the Armstrong Baptist Church in Armstrong...
Harold Yarbrough (08/28/06)
SIKESTON - William Harold Yarbrough, 74, died at 7:45 p.m. Aug. 26, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 6, 1931, in Lamar, Ark., to the late William Franklin and Birdie Ozella Poague Yarbrough, at an early age he went to work for Mr. ...
Looking Back 8/28 (08/28/06)
SIKESTON - The Taylor Poultry Market moved into its modern new home located on South Ranney Avenue over the weekend. CHARLESTON - Gov. Warren E. Hearnes will open the Mississippi County Historical Museum and art gallery Friday. A brief ceremony will be held outside the museum in the Russell Hotel...
Speakout 8/28 (08/28/06)
Recently on the partisan Missouri Democrat blog "fired up Missouri" they were critical of Sen. Jim Talent for making an appearance at an agriculture event in north Missouri with the commissioner of agriculture, Fred Ferrell over allegations that Ferrell harassed a female employee of his department. ...