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Stories from Thursday, August 31, 2006

Bell City man is sentenced to prison on felony charges (08/31/06)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - A Bell City man was sentenced to prison Monday on felony charges. Gary Gene Mace, also known as "Hillbilly" Mace, 49, was sentenced to 80 months in prison on one felony count of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and one felony count of possession of a firearm. Upon release from prison, he will be placed on supervised release for three years. He appeared before U.S. District Judge Jean C. Hamilton...
Coming along (08/31/06)
Gerald Williams and Gerald Griffin, employees of G & S Masonry, wash bricks on the front of the new math and science center being built at the Sikeston HIgh School Wednesday.
Practice makes perfect (08/31/06)
Kiarra Morris, a Sikeston Senior High School flag girl, practices with the marching band Wednesday. The marching band will perform Friday night at the Sikeston Public School Stadium before the football game and during halftime.
Eight arrested by Sikeston DPS in round-up (08/31/06)
SIKESTON -- Officers with the Sikeston Department of Public Safety arrested eight Sikeston residents Wednesday as part of a warrant round-up. The round-up took place between 8-11 a.m. with warrants ranging from Sikeston city arrest warrants to Scott County arrest warrants...
Aldermen OK firing range for officers (08/31/06)
MINER -- Miner's police department will soon have their own firing range once again. During their special meeting Wednesday, the Miner Board of Aldermen approved spending $2,475 for gravel and posts to bring the city's old firing range back up to usable condition...
SHS to open season against talented Tigers (08/31/06)
SIKESTON -- When the Caruthersville Tigers visit SPS Stadium tomorrow night, it shouldn't be any secret who the Bulldogs should focus their defense. In fact, the Bulldogs should know him quite well. Senior running back Kendrickus Reed torched the Bulldog defense in last year's season-opener for more than 200 yards and six touchdowns on his way to an all-state season...
East Prairie, Hayti to showcase offenses (08/31/06)
EAST PRAIRIE - The East Prairie Eagles football team will open up the 2006 season for the 11th straight time against the Class 1 Hayti Indians on the road Friday night. Hayti won last year's game 36-32 over the Eagles and the Indians have won seven straight in the series. Overall, the Indians hold a 40-28 advantage over the Eagles. East Prairie and Hayti first met back in 1929 when the Eagles downed the Indians 18-7...
Sikeston netters drop second straight (08/31/06)
DEXTER - The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs tennis team dropped a road match on Wednesday at Dexter with a 5-4 loss. Sikeston singles winners were Jenni DeWitt and Tess Marshall. In doubles, DeWitt and Marshall teamed for a win as did Danielle Ahlfield and Megan Underhill...
Howie Hanson (08/31/06)
NEW MADRID -- Howard J. "Howie" Hanson, 80, died Aug. 29, 2006, at the Veterans Home near Cape Girardeau. Born May 15, 1926, in Columbus, Wis., son of the late Lloyd Mozart and Ethel Mueller Hanson, he was a retired welder and musician. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and a member of the American Legion Post 595...
Velma Green (08/31/06)
DEXTER - Pallbearers for funeral services conducted on Wednesday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Velma Green, 84, who died Aug. 28, 2006, were: Casey Riddle, Denny Riddle, Mabrey Loafman, Ricky King, Kevin Loafman and Jim Vessell.
Dude Eaves (08/31/06)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers for services held Wednesday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Nellie Bernece "Dude" Eaves, who died Aug. 27, 2006, were: Johnie Dixon, Jim Clark, Tim Nessler, Phil Stephens, Bob Hasty and Fred Brown.
Carl Stewart (08/31/06)
WAPPAPELLO -- Carl V. Stewart, 83, died Aug. 29, 2006, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 11, 1922, in Parma, son of the late Addison and Grace Stewart, he had lived in the Wappapello and Poplar Bluff area most of his life. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and was a member of the Amvets Post in Poplar Bluff, the Wappapello VFW Post 3410 and a lifetime member of the Eagles Aerie 4066 in Wappapello...
Marcella Schlitt (08/31/06)
ORAN - Marcella Helen Schlitt died at 12:16 a.m. Aug. 31, 2006, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 5, 1920, in Kelso, daughter of the late George and Katie Glueck Scherer, she was a member of Guardian Angel Catholic Church in Oran, where she belonged to St. Ann's Ladies Sodality and Oran Knights of Columbus KCette and was a Sikeston Eagles Auxiliary member...
Dasmin McKinney (08/31/06)
SIKESTON -- Visitation for Dasmin Lamont McKinney, 22, who died Aug. 26, 2006, will be from noon until time of services at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Green Memorial Church of God in Christ in Sikeston with Dr. Bobby Bean officiating. Burial will follow in Garden of Memories at Sikeston...
Geneva Hunter (08/31/06)
DURANT, Okla. -- Pallbearers for services conducted Wednesday at the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston, Mo., for Geneva Frances Hunter, 87, who died Aug. 24, 2006, were: Justin Rodriguez, Scott Krause, Norman Krause, Andy Freeman Jr., Stephen Elliot and Jeremy Capel...
Births (Published 8/31) (08/31/06)
SIKESTON - Katie Ralph and Tyler Moore are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 10:09 a.m. July 15, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Dylan K. Moore weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces, and was 19.5 inches long. Grandparents are Marvin and Judy Ralph...
Looking Back 8/31 (08/31/06)
SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Leslie moved from their house on Lake Street to the Franklin Moore residence on Park Avenue Friday. SIKESTON - The runway at the municipal airport now stretches 1000 feet and the first jet plane landed there Tuesday. A 565 Lear Jet owned by the American Snuff Co. of Memphis captured the attention of airport personnel and curiosity seekers...
Your view: Two views on Talent - for (08/31/06)
It is election season, so perhaps negative campaign commercials are to be expected. But Senator Jim Talent's opponent is crossing the line when she tries to distort Talent's record on supporting ethanol and biodiesel. The fact is that we would not have a renewable fuels standard today if it were not for the work of Jim Talent. ...
Your view: Two views on Talent - against (08/31/06)
Senator Jim Talent's TV ads were misleading enough but his radio ads are full of deception and deceit. He states that last year's Energy Bill would "lower gas prices." He seems oblivious to the fact that Missourians are still paying nearly $3 per gallon for gas. He further fails to mention that throughout his entire career he voted seven times against alternative fuels. It was only as re-...
Speakout 8/31 (08/31/06)
Just wanted to let the guys know who fixed the roads in the intersection of School and W. Gladys, you need to come back and try again. Whenever you drive down School you have to go really slow because if you don't you will mess your car up. The road is smooth right in the middle of the intersection but where the old part meets up with the new part, it is really bad. So, someone needs to come and check that out...