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Stories from Monday, September 18, 2006

Little football (09/18/06)
A Rams player is tackled by a pair of Chiefs defenders during the fourth quarter of their Sikeston Jaycee Little League football game Saturday morning. The game was the first of the season in the four-team league.
Teams compete for SACC Redneck Barbecue honors (09/18/06)
SIKESTON - Redneck Barbecue etiquette: It's permissible to lick your fingers after a bite of barbecue. In fact, what better way to savor the flavors of some of what was some of Southeast Missouri's best cooking Saturday. There was plenty of finger-licking and lip-smacking as judges sampled the fare put before them by 11 competitive teams who came from across Missouri and out-of-state...
Car show (09/18/06)
Sikeston Mayor Mike Marshall looks over Larry Myers' 1956 Chevrolet Bel-Air during the Sikeston Jaycee Horsepower Festival Saturday afternoon at Rotary Park. Myers' car won the "Mayor's Choice" award. Over 50 cars, trucks and motorcycles were judged during the event...
Kelly softballers third at Jackson Invitational (09/18/06)
JACKSON -- The Kelly Lady Hawks placed third in the Jackson Invitational Softball Tournament on Saturday. Cape Girardeau's Notre Dame Lady Bulldogs, a season-long Kelly nemesis, knocked the Hawks out of championship contention with a 9-5 semifinal win in extra innings...
Joyce Griffin (09/18/06)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Joyce Anita Griffin, 66, died at 4:30 a.m. Sept. 18, 2006, at the Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home of East Prairie.
Harry L. Gremore (09/18/06)
SIKESTON - Harry L. Gremore, 83, died Sept. 17, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Nov. 19, 1922, in Lilbourn, son of the late W.H. and Bessie Taylor Gremore, he was the owner and manger of Gremore Lime and Fertilizer Co. in Catron for many years and was a long-time member of the First Christian Church of Sikeston...
Guadalupe Gonzales (09/18/06)
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 Gonzales, 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...
Looking Back 9/18 (09/18/06)
SIKESTON - A formal opening of Hale's Jewelry and Optical Store, 120 N. New Madrid St., will be held Sept. 19, according to the announcement by Geo. L. Hale. SIKESTON - The opening of the 22nd annual Cotton Carnival in Sikeston faces an overcast sky with a possibility of showers. Prospects for the week-long event are anything but gloomy. Although the downpouring we received Sunday was drenching, it was more rain than the area has received since May...
Your view: Stem cell research (09/18/06)
President Bush is doing an excellent job. I am proud that he does not back down when it comes to issues that he firmly believes in. I was asked to write about my experience for a local church bulletin and I wanted to share it with as many people as possible...
Speakout 9/18 (09/18/06)
To that idiot who thinks that George Bush will go down as the worst president we ever had, they must not be very old. I remember all the way back to Hoover. Jimmy Carter was the worst president to ever sit in the White House. He brought this country to its knees. A third grader could have done that good or better...