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Stories from Thursday, September 14, 2006

Sikeston senior awarded for talent (09/14/06)
SIKESTON -- A Sikeston High School senior will be honored for her musical talent today at the University of Missouri in St. Louis. Elizabeth Heeb, 17, daughter of Scott and Julie Heeb of Sikeston, is the recipient of the "Creative Achievement in the Arts" award from UMSL...
Several individuals, teams will be honored Friday night (09/14/06)
SIKESTON -- Several Sikeston individuals and teams will be honored for their athleticism and academic achievement as they're inducted into the Sikeston R-6 Honor Wall/Hall of Fame during halftime of Friday night's football game against Dexter. Over the past 11 years, the Sikeston Public Schools Honor Wall has recognized individuals -- usually a former teacher, administrator or school board member -- for their service to the school district...
Memory tree planted (09/14/06)
Destiny Hicks and Camie Bard, both members of the Brownie Troop 119, help to plant a tree in memory of 9/11. The tree was planted on Allen Boulevard by the brownie troop.
Passenger restrictions law in effect (09/14/06)
SIKESTON -- All drivers who have an Intermediate Driver's License have passenger restrictions, regardless of when they received their Intermediate License. On Aug. 28, a passenger restriction went into effect for those who are driving in the Intermediate License level of the Graduated Driver's License...
Two are given jail time (09/14/06)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- A Sikeston man was sentenced to prison on felony charges for unlawful possession of firearms. Andrew Leal, 37, was sentenced to 180 months on one felony count of being a previously convicted felon in possession of firearms in an appearance Tuesday before U.S. District Judge Charles A. Shaw, according to U.S. Attorney Catherine L. Hanaway...
Lady Bulldogs drop another heartbreaker to East Prairie (09/14/06)
EAST PRAIRIE - The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs softball team dropped a heartbreaker at East Prairie on Wednesday afternoon 18-17. Leading 10-1 heading into the bottom of the fourth inning, Sikeston committed some crucial errors and walked several East Prairie hitters to allow the Lady Eagles to get back in the contest...
'Dogs looking to knock off defense-oriented 'Cats (09/14/06)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs football team seems to have the ingredients to win games. It's just a matter of putting it all together in the same game. In Week 1, Sikeston's offense surged to one of its best games in the last two years, but the defense struggled. In Week 2, Sikeston's defense stepped to the forefront while the offense went backwards...
NMCC, Poplar Bluff to meet for first time since '91 (09/14/06)
NEW MADRID - The New Madrid County Central Eagles football team will entertain the Poplar Bluff Mules for the first time in 15 years. The two teams have played a total of four games against each other all from 1988-1991, with the teams splitting the four games. The Eagles won the first matchup 20-6 over the Mules...
Vonree Crockett (09/14/06)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Vonree Camille Crockett, 95, died Sept. 13, 2006 at Twin Rivers Medical Center in Kennett. Arrangements are incomplete at this time with DeLisle Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Guadalupe Gonzales (09/14/06)
SIKESTON -- Guadalupe Gonzales, 86, died Sept. 13, 2006, at his home in Sikeston, following in extended illness. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Gary Jines (09/14/06)
DEXTER - Gary Dale Jines, 61, formerly of Risco, died Sept. 11, 2006, at Beverly Health and Rehab Center at Dexter. Born Nov. 10, 1944, at Poplar Bluff, to Mabel Hinrichs Jines Lancaster of Risco and the late Ulice W. Jines, he was a retired agri-pilot, a member of First Baptist Church in Risco and a veteran of the U.S. Marines having served during the Vietnam War...
Dickie Ash (09/14/06)
MARSTON -- Richard Dell "Dickie" Ash, 60, died Sept. 12, 2006, at his home. Born Dec. 18, 1945, he was the son of Mary Ella Ford Poore of New Madrid and the late Samuel Laudell Ash. On Dec. 21, 1963, at Evergreen Baptist Church, he married Hilda "Louise" Ash who survives of the home...
Evelyn Ward (09/14/06)
SIKESTON -- Evelyn L. Ward, 71, formerly of Morehouse, died at 3:25 a.m. Sept. 14, 2006, at Sikeston Convalescent Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Loy Slinkard (09/14/06)
BERNIE -- Loy Emerson Slinkard, 81, died Sept. 12, 2006, at Bernie. Born Sept. 16, 1924, at Marble Hill, son of the late Jerome and Blanche Pair Slinkard, he was a school teacher and had served for 11 years as principal of Bernie Elementary School until his retirement...
Sam Sinyard Jr. (09/14/06)
HOLCOMB -- James "Sam" Sinyard Jr., 59, died Sept. 11, 2006, at the Community Memorial Hospital in Staunton, Ill. Born Sept. 23, 1948, in Hawkinsville, Ga., he was raised by his grandparents, the late William and Maybelle Sinyard. He lived most of his life in Georgia before moving to Holcomb nine years ago. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served in the Vietnam War...
Leota Smiley (09/14/06)
BERNIE - Leota Mae Smiley, 76, died Sept. 9, 2006, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born April 27, 1930, at Parma, daughter of the late Ira Ernest and Lora Mae Rayburn Lambert, she was a homemaker and affiliated with Sugar Tree General Baptist Church...
Millie Jarrell (09/14/06)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers for services conducted on Wednesday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Millie Jarrell, 85, who died Sept. 10, 2006, were: Phillip Jarrell, Larry Barnett, Kevin Lewis, Alvin Bess, Morris Hampton, Richard Oliver and Don Rhodes...
L. Hemba Young (09/14/06)
SIKESTON -- Lowell Hemba Young, 94, died peacefully Monday, Sept. 11, 2006, at his home surrounded by friends and family. Hemba was born May 16, 1912, near Purvis, Miss., to George Washington Young and Laura Caroline Hemba Young. He graduated from Mississippi Southern College with a BS in math and social studies. ...
Birth (Published 9/14) (09/14/06)
Morrison NEW MADRID - Cynthia Sue Morrison is the mother of her second child, second daughter, born Aug. 13, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Michaiahes LaChell Marie weighed 5 pounds, 13 ounces, and was 18 inches long. Grandparents are Martha Linley and Sidney Howard...
Looking Back 9/14 (09/14/06)
SIKESTON - Airport notes: George Martin has purchased a new Cessna and Eli Ethridge an Ercoupe. SIKESTON - The mercury plunged to a chilly 44 degrees last night for the lowest temperature reading in the Sikeston area on that date since 1903, according to weather service records...
Individual rights are going up in smoke (09/14/06)
It was just a matter of time. We always knew the place would be California. But honestly, it really was just a matter of time. Secondhand smoke is now officially a public nuisance in Dublin, Calif., putting it in the same category as rodents, junk cars and weeds. You can still smoke in your home and in your yard. Beyond that, your secondhand smoke can subject you to a court case...
Speakout 9/14 (09/14/06)
I'd like to point out to all the people that go to church and say that they are Christians and everything, in their Bible it is part of God's word that you speak and greet and treat each fellow person as equal as you are. A lot of people that you work with and you see out in the world, just because you have power in your hands, and you think you have power in your hands to destroy their lives whether they have a job or not, they are still your fellow person, and it is rude not to speak and treat them just as equal as you are. ...