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Thursday, July 24, 2014

Stories from Monday, September 11, 2006

9-11-01 remembered: Residents reflect on attacks (09/11/06)
SIKESTON -- Herb St. Mary of Sikeston doesn't mince words when it comes to his feelings about the events of Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001. "They were cowards," said the veteran and American Legion adjutant. And like most Americans, St. Mary remembers where he was, what he was doing and how he felt when he first learned about the attacks on America five years ago today...
NMCC eighth graders continue winning ways (09/11/06)
NEW MADRID -- The New Madrid County Central 7th and 8th grade football teams opened the season on Thursday at Kennett. The 8th grade Eagles picked up right where last year's undefeated bunch left off, shutting out the Indians 24-0 in dominating fashion...
David Pullen (09/11/06)
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. ...
Ellen Lee (09/11/06)
BERTRAND -- Ellen Maxine Lee, 65, formerly of Columbia, died at 4:43 a.m. Sept. 9, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Sept. 13, 1940, in Bertrand, daughter of the late Leon and Ellen O'Tillia Peters Swinney, she lived most of her life in Columbia, moving back to Bertrand in 1996. She was a member of the Sikeston Community Baptist Church in Sikeston...
Cecil Shelby (09/11/06)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers for services held today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Cecil Shelby, who died Sept. 7, 2006, were: Lee Phillips, Craig Phillips, Justin Shelby, Andrew Shelby, Eric Ticer and Dustin Leggett. - - - Memorial contributions may be made to:...
Ronnie Graham (09/11/06)
CHARTER OAK -- Ronnie Eugene Graham, 53, died Sept. 8, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 16, 1952, in Sikeston, son of the late Viola Gilmore and William Harvey Graham, he was a 1973 graduate of Matthews High School. On Aug. 25, 1975, at Kewanee Methodist Church, he married Carol Snow who survives of the home...
Ruby Shankle (09/11/06)
CHARLESTON -- Ruby May Shankle, 86, died at 1:35 a.m. Sept. 10, 2006, at the Charleston Manor. Born Feb. 16, 1920, in Truman, Ark., daughter of the late Newbern and Pearl Smith Sutherland English, she had lived most of her life in Mississippi County where she was a member of the Church of Christ in Charleston and had worked as a cook for the Inland Oil and Transport Co. until her retirement...
Kemberly Smith (09/11/06)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services held Sunday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Kemberly Jane Smith, who died on Sept. 7, 2006, were: Brent Russom, Scott Smith, Mark Pearson, Michael Dale Allen, Douglas Evans, Steven Smith, Ricky Smith Jr. and Jason Merritt...
Donald Ottinger (09/11/06)
SIKESTON - Donald Lee Ottinger Sr., 46, died at 4 a.m. Sept. 11, 2006, in the emergency room at Missouri Delta Medical Center at Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Millie Jarrell (09/11/06)
DEXTER -- Millie Jarrell, 85, died Sept. 10, 2006, at Beverly Health and Rehab Center in Dexter. Born June 12, 1921, in Zalma, daughter of the late William and Myrtle Pittman James, she had lived in Zalma and Puxico before moving to Dexter in 1968. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Dexter...
Ann Harp (09/11/06)
SIKESTON -- Ann Belle Harp, 67, died at 9:50 a.m. Sept. 10, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born April 28, 1939, in Greenbriar, daughter of the late Homer E. and Irene Shepard Lewis, she was a homemaker and of the Church of God belief...
Births (Published 9/11) (09/11/06)
MOUND CITY, Ill. - Tabatha and Max Robinson IV are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 12:44 p.m. Aug. 10, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Landon Russell Robinson weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 20 inches long...
Looking Back 9/11 (09/11/06)
SIKESTON - Irl Cox announced today that he has purchased the Country Feed Store from C.K. Morris. The business is located west of the Homestead Hotel on Highway 60. SIKESTON - The first bale of cotton was ginned in the Sikeston area this week. Cotton picking, for all practical purposes, will not begin until the last week in September...
Your view: A nomination (09/11/06)
For most of its existence it was farm land, farm fields stretching south from Malone Avenue, Highway 60. . .or as we used to call it "the four lane". . . well into New Madrid County. The land was used to grow crops and support those who owned and tilled the land. ...
Speakout 9/11 (09/11/06)
To the caller who dropped their children off at SCC and had to work in Sikeston and is concerned about all the traffic north of town. It seems like you know something. Instead of sulking on it, why don't you report some of this activity that is going on and maybe we could get something done about it? How do you know that these people are not going to work in Cape? You are just a stupid person that wants to kick up a bunch of bull. ...