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Stories from Friday, September 15, 2006

Cheerleading champs (09/15/06)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston Junior High School's cheerleading squad knows how to bring it. On Aug. 7, the 20-member squad defeated four other school districts -- Jackson, Scott City, Cooter and Meadow Heights -- to place first at the regional competition at Perry Park in Perryville. For years the junior high squad has taken top honors at the regional contest...
High School regional champs (09/15/06)
Sikeston Junior High cheerleaders may be the only local junior high squad to nab the top spot at regional competitions this summer, but several local high school cheerleading squads also won their divisions during the Southeast Regional Competition in August at Perryville...
One stabbed in Miner (09/15/06)
MINER -- A person was stabbed early Thursday morning in Miner. At approximately 12:55 a.m., the Sikeston Department of Public Safety received a mutual assistance request from the Miner Police Department for the Sikeston DPS K-9 unit to assist in a search for a suspect in the area near Steward Steel at Highway 62 and Interstate 55...
Officials give OK to ATV permits (09/15/06)
CHARLESTON -- Licensed drivers will soon be able to drive four-wheelers on Mississippi county roads. During their regular meeting Thursday, Mississippi County commissioners gave their OK for the county to begin issuing $15 permits that allow licensed drivers to operate ATVs on county roads...
E.P. looking for first win (09/15/06)
EAST PRAIRIE -- It's business as usual for the East Prairie Eagles despite the loss of all-state running back Paris Tipler, who left the team following the season opener. "We're a different team now than what we were, but I'm proud of the kids, the way they've battled through adversity," said East Prairie coach Cory Adkisson. "The kids have really rallied around each other. We told them that no one player is greater than the team and I think we're even more of a team now."...
Bulldog freshmen rout Dexter (09/15/06)
DEXTER -- The Sikeston ninth grade football team improved to 2-0 on the season with a 42-7 victory against Dexter's freshman team on Thursday at Dexter High School. Sikeston scored on the first play from scrimmage and never looked back as they eventually got the mercy clock running in the third quarter...
Dorothy Bruce (09/15/06)
CHARLESTON -- Dorothy Bihr Bruce, 59, died at 4:30 p.m. Sept. 14, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born May 16, 1947, in St. Louis, her parents were the late Frank and Mary Sue Ragsdale Bihr. Following her graduation from Charleston High School, she attended Christian College in Columbia and was then employed with the Hartzfield Department Store in Columbia. ...
Camille Crockett (09/15/06)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Vonree Camille Crockett, 95, died Sept. 13, 2006, at Twin River Medical Center in Kennett. Born May 6, 1911, at Marston, daughter of the late Claude and Pearl Hodges Schoolfield, she was a long-time resident of Portageville and had resided the past three years at Gideon Residential Care Center. ...
Wava Gillespie (09/15/06)
DEXTER - Wava Gillespie, 70, died Sept. 14, 2006, at her home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home of Dexter.
Evelyn Ward (09/15/06)
MOREHOUSE -- Evelyn Louise Ward, 71, died at 3:25 a.m. Sept. 14, 2006, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Born Oct. 14, 1934, at Bernie, daughter of the late Clarence Hubert and Nettie Lee Beggs Young, she had worked for 23 years at the International Shoe Factory and later at Drury Inn in Sikeston...
Guadalupe Gonzales (09/15/06)
SIKESTON -- Guadalupe Gonzales, 86, died at 8:19 p.m. Sept. 13, 2006, at his home. Born April 9, 1920, in Pintada, N.M., son of the late Flavain and Guadalupe Baca, he served in the U.S. Army during World War II, was a member of the first Assembly of God Church and worked at Lambert's Cafe until retirement...
Velma Martin (09/15/06)
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Velma H. Martin died Sept. 8, 2006. Born in Sikeston, Mo., she moved to Arizona in 1968. Her husband, John S. Martin, preceded her in death. Survivors include: one daughter, Billie Pearson of Phoenix; one grandson, Loren R. Shirk and his wife, Jennifer Rose, of Chandler; and two great-...
Births (Published 9/15) (09/15/06)
Freeman SIKESTON - Sherron Freeman is the mother of her second child, first son, born at 10:45 a.m. Aug. 14, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. James Thomas weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces, and was 21.25 inches long. Grandparent is Willie Mae Freeman...
Looking Back 9/15 (09/15/06)
SIKESTON - Sikeston will have its first radio show this week. On Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening, the Lair Co. will display for town and rural residents 30 of the most recent models, including two 25-tube $750 radios. SIKESTON - An explosion in an oil heater at the residence of Miss Freda Reese Friday afternoon spewed soot throughout the house and covered Miss Reese and a visiting friend, Mrs. Neil Kornegger...
Speakout 9/15 (09/15/06)
I was watching CNN and this guy was talking to this Republican Congress and I think he said he was George and he was worried that the Democrats would take over and impeach Bush. So I guess he let it slip out that Bush needed to be impeached. How stupid do the politicians think these voters are? We know the price of gas has dropped because there is just a few months to election and these politicians like Jim Talent and others that have a lot of buddies in these big oil companies are still wanting to get back in office. ...