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Stories from Sunday, September 10, 2006

Airlines profiting, passengers adjusting well five years later (09/10/06)
SIKESTON -- These days the safety of flying post-9/11 doesn't cause too much concern for those who choose to travel by air -- it's the airport security checks that seem to be aggravating them. "Fear (of flying) immediately heightened after 9/11. Air travel pretty much went in the tank," said Mike Right, spokesperson for AAA in St. Louis...
Tetra Pak continues to expand (09/10/06)
SIKESTON -- The future continues to look bright for Tetra Pak's carton production plant in Sikeston. "The business continues to grow in terms of complexity and Tetra Pak has shown over and over its commitment to making this facility successful," said Michael J. Tomaszewski, plant manager for Tetra Pak in Sikeston...
Man pleads guilty to federal drug charges (09/10/06)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- A Pemiscot County man has pled guilty to federal felony drug charges. Jorge Lopez-Vargas, 40, also known as Cesar Sifuentes-Prado and Javier Balderas, entered a plea of guilty to one felony count of possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute and one count of possession of a firearm in relation to a drug trafficking crime during an appearance Thursday before U.S. District Judge Charles A. Shaw, according to U.S. Attorney Catherine L. Hanaway...
Eagles slip past Cape Central (09/10/06)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- New Madrid County Central coach Arlen Pixley's pre- game prediction of a tight game proved to be on the money. The NMCC Eagles, who improved to 2-0, held on to edge the Cape Central Tigers 32-30 on Friday night at Houck Stadium. "We knew it was going to be a battle," said Pixley. "It's always a close game here. We're just very happy to get out of here with a win."...
Charleston wins rivalry game over Sikeston, 13-6 (09/10/06)
SIKESTON -- In last week's season-opener, the Sikeston Bulldog offense seemed to be way ahead of the team's defense. Friday night's 121st game with Charleston was a complete role-reversal as the Bulldog defense came through with a strong performance while the offense was stagnant as the Bluejays came away with a hard-fought victory, 13-6...
Dexter loses defensive slugfest to Festus, 13-10 (09/10/06)
DEXTER -- Dexter's 38-yard field goal attempt to tie the game with less than two minutes to play sailed wide left and a tough Festus Tigers team managed to escape with a 13-10 win over the Bearcats Friday night at Charles Bland Stadium. "We were fourth and about 15 and we had tried three straight passes that didn't work," Dexter coach Aaron Pixley said of the late-game situation. ...
Portageville fumbles away game to Rams (09/10/06)
PORTAGEVILLE - The Portageville Bulldogs fumbled their way to a home loss at Vic Reaves Field on Friday and the Scott City Rams took advantage with a 36-6 win. The Bulldogs fumbled the football six times and committed five turnovers in the contest. Several of the fumbles by Portageville were on the center/...
New Delta Center building (09/10/06)
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Aug. 31 for the Missouri Delta Center's 14,100 square-foot Farm Maintenance Building located on the Lee Farm in Portageville. Grants totaling nearly $400,000 from USDA Rural Development and the Delta Regional Authority funded the construction. ...
Renovations bring new look and cafe to The Bottle Shop (09/10/06)
SIKESTON - When Cory and Teresa Dean purchased The Bottle Shop in August 2005, they wanted to uncork some new experiences for their customers. Today, the renovations are complete and, according to the owners, Sikeston residents can find the unique, the unusual and yet, still a lot of the familiar at The Bottle Shop, located at 343 N. Main St., and its newest addition, the Madcoco Cafe...
BCS earns top marks (09/10/06)
SIKESTON - A review of the Bootheel Counseling Service by state officials found no deficiencies. The Missouri Department of Mental Health Division of Comprehensive Psychiatric Services conducted the annual Safety and Basic Assurance Review of Bootheel Counseling Services in July. The programs evaluated during this review were: the Community Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program, the Access Crisis Intervention, and Outpatient Mental Health Programs...
Local school administrators attend training (09/10/06)
SIKESTON -- Tim Thompson, principal at Scott County Central Elementary, and Lennies McFerren, principal at Scott County Central High School, were among over 100 administrators from around Missouri who attended New School Leaders Training held Aug. 3-4 at Capitol Plaza Hotel in Jefferson City...
David Pullen (09/10/06)
VANDUSER -- David Monroe Pullen, 57, died Sept. 6, 2006, at the Veteran Affairs Medical Center in Marion, Ill. Born April 13, 1949, in Advance, son of the late Norris T. and Annie Marie Bryant Pullen, he graduated from Bell City High School in 1967, earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Southeast Missouri State University in 1971, a second Bachelor of Science degree from SEMO in 1976, and a Master of Science degree in agriculture from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1978. ...
Cecil Shelby (09/10/06)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Cecil R. Shelby, 88, formerly of Sikeston, died at 10:45 p.m. Sept. 7, 2006, at the Missouri State Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 27, 1918, in Dogwood, son of the late James and Effie Wilburn Shelby, he was formerly employed by Averett and Sons Implement Company in Dexter, was a U.S. Army veteran having served in World War II, and was a member of the Murray Lane Baptist Church in Sikeston where he served as a deacon for many years...
Nelba Brown (09/10/06)
FORT PIERCE, Fla. -- Nelba Brown, 84, formerly of Dexter, Mo., died Sept. 7, 2006, at Fort Pierce. Born June 18, 1922, at Dexter, daughter of the late John and Emmer Birchfield Trammell, she was a former employee of General Motors. She was also preceded in death by one sister, Nadine Kuenzer...
Kemberly Smith (09/10/06)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services to be held at 2 p.m. today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Kemberly Jane Smith, 38, who died Sept. 7, 2006, will be: Brent Russom, Scott Russom, Mark Pearson, Michael Dale Allen, Douglas Evans, Steven Smith, Jason Merritt and Ricky Smith Jr...
Dorothy Randol (09/10/06)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Dorothy Louise Alma Kiehne Randol, 85, died Sept. 7, 2006, at the Lutheran Home. Born Feb. 2, 1921, in Cape Girardeau, she was the daughter of the late Walter Albert and Kora Marie Christine Hager Kiehne. On Oct. 22, 1939, in Cape Girardeau, she married Narvol Arthur Randol who preceded her in death...
Linda Foster (09/10/06)
WHITEWATER -- Linda Lou Foster, 58, died Sept. 8, 2006, at her home. Born July 5, 1948, in Whitewater, daughter of Wanda Josephine Noble Nance of Whitewater and the late Truman Gay Nance, she was a member of the Whitewater United Methodist Church and councilwoman of the Whitewater Town Board...
Looking Back 9/10 (09/10/06)
SIKESTON - Allen Stuart Crites left Friday for Fayette, where he will attend Central College. SIKESTON - S.F. Duckworth talked about attendance to the Rotary Club last night at its meeting in the Holiday Inn. He explained the advantages of attending other Rotary meetings and how attendance helped achieve Rotary goals...
Fighting terrorism takes military might (09/10/06)
Tomorrow marks the fifth year anniversary of the 9/11 events that have consumed our lives. And consumed is the right word. Terrorism and the countless side aspects have changed the face of this country and of the world. Yet, in so many ways, we remain unprepared for some terrorist activities on the same scale as the Twin Towers' attack...
Speakout 9/10 (09/10/06)
Outvoted I just read in the SpeakOut where in 1968 Morehouse voted to go into the Sikeston School District. Morehouse and Sikeston both voted and Morehouse didn't have enough voters to beat them, so Sikeston sucked them in because they wanted the tax money. ...