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Stories from Friday, September 8, 2006

More roundups are planned by Sikeston DPS (09/08/06)
SIKESTON -- More roundups targeting those who have back fines or who have failed to pay their fines through the Sikeston city court will be conducted over the next several months. Sikeston Department of Public Safety Director Drew Juden said Sikeston DPS, in cooperation with the city court and Judge Franklin Marshall, will conduct the roundups, which will be similar to the one conducted Aug. 30...
Ditch maintenance is discussed (09/08/06)
CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County commissioners will proceed with some necessary maintenance to Ditch 14 but will wait on a Charleston City Council decision before improving drainage ditches in the city. During the regular County Commission meeting Thursday, Commissioner Martin Lucas said the Council is slated to discuss Ditch 14 and Ditch 23 during the next regular Council meeting Tuesday...
Work continuing at Kelly (09/08/06)
BENTON -- What was once a plain view to the high school track has been replaced with the ever-changing construction of Scott County R-4's new 16- classroom building and multipurpose gymnasium/cafeteria. "We've got a lot of different things going up," superintendent Don Moore said...
Donation made (09/08/06)
Lee Hunter Elementary School fourth grade students Ivory Sanchez, Amber Lewis and Elizabeth Blanton look for states as Betty Cole calls them out Thursday morning. Cole, who is a member of the AT&T Pioneer Volunteers, donated a blanket with the United States map, games, books and other materials to the classroom of Lynn DeWitt...
Hills takes first place at Sikeston Drag Strip (09/08/06)
SIKESTON -- Here are the results from Saturday's Sikeston Drag Strip. Junior Dragster Class 1st Place - Tracy Armer Kevil, KY DI - 12.91 ET - 13.004 MPH - 48.96 RT - .636 2nd Place - Ryan Armer Kevil, KY DI - 13.16 ET - 13.278 MPH - 49.72 RT - .866...
Kelly cross country team has runners place at Jackson meet (09/08/06)
JACKSON -- The Kelly cross country team competed in the Jackson Invitational recently against 21 schools. Kelly had three medalists led by freshman Cody Kern's third place finish, running 1.9 miles in 11:33. Junior Josh Roberts placed 17th, running 2.3 miles in 14:17. On the girls side, Tara Johnson placed 16th, running 2.3 miles in 17:18...
NMCC set to take on Cape Central (09/08/06)
SIKESTON -- After a two-year hiatus, the New Madrid County Central Eagles and the Cape Girardeau Central Tigers renew a series that ran from 1998 -2003. The Eagles hold a 4-2 edge over the Tigers in what has been a competitive series. Heading into Friday night's matchup at Houck Stadium, NMCC (1-0) is coming off an opening night 45-13 blowout win over St. Pius of Festus while Cape Central (0-1) dropped its opener, 29-7, to Parkway North...
Freshman football wins season opener (09/08/06)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston freshman football team opened the season with a 25-8 victory against Scott City on Thursday at SPS Stadium. Sikeston opened the scoring with a 41-yard touchdown reception by Dwayne Harris on a short pass from Tanner Bryant. Eli Jackson provided the extra point to lead 7-0 in the first quarter...
SHS soccer falls to Notre Dame (09/08/06)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston Bulldogs soccer team battled but fell to district rival Notre Dame at the Sikeston Complex on Thursday night 2-0. Just a few weeks ago, Notre Dame blitzed Sikeston 6-1, but the Bulldogs responded with an inspired effort at home...
Ronnie Graham (09/08/06)
CATRON - Ronnie Graham, 53, died Sept. 7, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Richards Funeral Home of New Madrid is in charge arrangements, which are incomplete.
Wallace Peebles (09/08/06)
EAST PRAIRIE - Wallace Shaw Peebles, 79, died at 4:20 a.m. Sept. 7, 2006, at his home. Born Oct. 27, 1926, in Columbus, Ky., to the late Wallace Roberts and Hattie Adrienne Shaw Peebles, he lived most of his life in Mississippi County where he was a farmer. He was a member of the First Christian Church in East Prairie and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving during World War II...
Kemberly Smith (09/08/06)
SIKESTON -- Kemberly Jane Smith, 38, died Sept. 7, 2006, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born June 8, 1968, in Sikeston, daughter of Robert E. and Jane Russom Smith Sr. of Sikeston, she was a 1986 graduate of Sikeston High School and a member of the Semo Hogs Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Club. She held a black belt in taekwondo and had worked for Sikeston Public Schools in the cafeteria...
Nelba Brown (09/08/06)
DEXTER -- Nelba Brown, 84, died Sept. 7, 2006, in Ft. Pierce, Fla. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home of Dexter.
Ricky Johnson (09/08/06)
FORT WAYNE, Ind. - Ricky J. Johnson, 49, formerly of Charleston, Mo., died Aug. 30, 2006, at the St. Joseph Hospital in Fort Wayne. Born Feb. 4, 1957, in Wyatt, Mo., son of James E. and Sadie Hampton Johnson, he graduated from Charleston High School in 1975 and had lived in Fort Wayne since 1975...
Lawrence McCain (09/08/06)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services to be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the New Life Chapel of the First United Methodist Church for Lawrence Wesley McCain, 68, who died Sept. 6, 2006, will be: Rick Landers, Brian Harper, Terry Lambert, Richard Hampton, Rod Anderson and Jimmy Tigart...
Richard Hutchison (09/08/06)
SIKESTON -- Richard Jay Hutchison, 57, died at 2:35 a.m. Sept. 6, 2006, at Hunter Acres Caring Center in Sikeston. Born Dec. 15, 1948, in Grinnell, Iowa, son of Earl B. Hutchison of Bloomfield and Helena Zimmerman Hutchison of Sikeston, he was a motorcycle mechanic for Harley Davidson. A U.S. Marines veteran, he served during the Vietnam War and was of the Methodist belief...
Cecil Shelby (09/08/06)
SIKESTON - Cecil Shelby, 88, died at 10:45 p.m. Sept. 7, 2006, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel, where services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday.
Births (Published 9/8) (09/08/06)
SIKESTON - Melinda Meeker and Christopher Mays are the parents of their second child, second son, born at 6:49 a.m. Aug. 5, 2006, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Sheldon Quinn Mays weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces, and was 19 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Barb and Patrick Squires and David and Terri Meeker, all of Sikeston. Great-grandparents are Jo Meeker, Martha Talbert, Ellis Henson and Christine and Junior McCoy, all of Sikeston...
Looking Back 9/8 (09/08/06)
SIKESTON - A shipment of 210 parking meters ordered by the city some weeks ago arrived Sunday and probably will be installed in the business district within a short time. SIKESTON - Some 1,500 poverty-stricken people in Southeast Missouri have signed a petition circulated through the efforts of VISTA worker Martin Blank. The petition is aimed against the takeover of the Delta Area Economic Opportunity Corporation by the forces of J.V. Conran...
Speakout 9/8 (09/08/06)
I'd like to know if anybody out there could tell me where a person could get a real good used car for a low down payment that's on a fixed income? Credit is not all that good. $500 or $600 down payment. Please put it in SpeakOut. I'm calling about the article that was in Monday's paper, on page 14, that should have been on page 1. ...