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Stories from Monday, September 25, 2006

SAHEC change is approved by council (09/25/06)
SIKESTON -- SAHEC will become Southeast Missouri State University-Sikeston. A resolution supporting changing the name of the Sikeston Area Higher Education Center to Southeast Missouri State University-Sikeston was approved 4-2 during the special City Council meeting Monday with Councilman Jerry Pullen and Councilman Jim Terrell voting against the change...
Weekend car chase results in two deaths (09/25/06)
WHITEWATER -- A vehicle pursuit by Chaffee Police Department resulted in two fatalities over the weekend. According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, at 11:40 p.m. Saturday on Route U, five miles west of Whitewater, motorist Garrett K. Williams, 19, of Allenville was being pursued by Chaffee Police Department. The accident occurred as Williams ran his vehicle off the right side of the road and struck a tree...
Water begins to recede after weekend storms (09/25/06)
NEW MADRID -- Water is apparently receding -- although slowly from many areas of the Bootheel. New Madrid County, which had more than 11 inches of rain falling Friday night into early Saturday, had numerous reports Saturday of high water. By today, however, only a few areas were reporting continued water problems...
Bearcats get first win over Poplar Bluff since 1989 (09/25/06)
DEXTER - The Dexter Bearcats football team needed two days and overtime but they defeated the visiting Poplar Bluff Mules 10-7 at Charles Bland Stadium on Saturday night. Dexter has waited since 1989 for a victory over Poplar Bluff, so what was two days for Bearcat nation?...
Week 4 SEMO Conference Football results (09/25/06)
Friday night Jackson 49, Sikeston 0 Cape Central 24, St. Charles 6 Chaffee 25, Rector 3 Hayti 14, Caruthersville 6 Saturday night Dexter 10, Poplar Bluff 7 OT Malden 35, Portageville 0 Fredericktown 27 Scott City 14 Sunday afternoon NMCC 28 Charleston 21...
NMCC wins rare Sunday afternoon game over rival (09/25/06)
CHARLESTON -- New Madrid County Central rallied from a 21-6 deficit to defeat SEMO Conference Central foe Charleston 28-21 on Sunday. The Eagles, improving to 3-1, showed explosiveness on offense with scores from 59, 54, 45 and 32 yards out. "They've got a good team," said Charleston coach Al Marshall, "but you just hate to lose one like that."...
Lucas Georger (09/25/06)
ADVANCE -- Lucas William Georger, 88, died Sept. 22, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Born Dec. 16, 1917, son of the late Charles and Louise Schoen Georger, he farmed for over 40 years in the Advance area. Upon retirement he started a Christmas tree farm and also raised and sold blackberries for many years. ...
Pauline Lee (09/25/06)
BELL CITY - Pauline Marie Lee, 90, died Sept. 23, 2006, at Beverly Health Care in Bloomfield. Born Oct. 18, 1915, at Painton, daughter of the late Allijah and Emma Millis Sears, she was a graduate of Advance High School, a homemaker and of the Baptist belief...
Garrett Williams (09/25/06)
ALLENVILLE -- Garrett Kristopher-Troy Williams, 19, died Sept. 24, 2006, in an automobile accident near Whitewater. Born March 13, 1987, son of Edward Gene Williams and Diane Louise Detmer Griffin, both of Allenville, he was a laborer and a member of the Allenville Baptist Church...
Tull A. Garner (09/25/06)
GRAVOIS MILLS -- Tull A. Garner, 83, died Sept. 22, 2006, at his home. Born May 19, 1923, in Promise Land, Ark., son of the late Marion and Fannie Garner, he was a porter for General Motors in St. Louis for 30 years. A veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, he served during World War II and the Korean War. He was a member of VFW Post 3127 in Chaffee...
Veronica Stricklin (09/25/06)
SIKESTON - Veronica Diane Stricklin, 56, died Sept. 23, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born June 28, 1950, at East Prairie, to the late Earl and Pauline Ledgrate Faire, she lived most of her life in Sikeston. Survivors include: two daughters and one son-in-law, Crystal Shanks of San Francisco and Angela and Chris Payne of Cape Girardeau; four brothers, Eddie Faire of Newton, Iowa, Darrel Faire of Jackson, Ronnie Faire of Carpentersville, Ill. ...
Wilene Tompkins (09/25/06)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers for the funeral services conducted Sunday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Wilena Tompkins, 62, who died Sept. 21, 2006, were: Rick Reynolds, Donnie Reynolds, Chip Gore, Kip Denkins, Jesse, Flores and David Denkins...
Kathryn Chapin (09/25/06)
DUDLEY - Kathryn E. Chapin, formerly of Kansas City, died Sept. 23, 2006, at her home. Born in Fairfield, Ill., to the late Cleve and Ida Whittington Orr, she was a member of the Holmeswood Baptist Church in Kansas City. On Dec. 23, 1943, she married Lawrence E. Chapin, who survives of the home...
Verlean Pippins (09/25/06)
BERNIE -- Verlean Pippins, 76, died Sept. 25, 2006, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Looking Back 9/25 (09/25/06)
SIKESTON - Miss Jeane Snider of Cape Girardeau has been selected queen of the Sikeston Cotton Carnival. MORLEY - Denver Wright, St. Louis businessman, world traveler and big game hunter, will show a film and tell about his experiences at the Rotary club meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Ann's Grill...
Your view: Thank you (09/25/06)
To the City of Sikeston, Sincere thanks and deepest gratitude. We, the Sunset Community Reunion Committee, would like to thank the City of Sikeston for your support for our "Return 2 Sunset" 6th Annual Reunion Sept. 1-3rd. This year's celebration was wonderful and the turnout was tremendous fantastic!...
Your view: Don't condemn rich (09/25/06)
In a 9/17/06 letter Anne Bethune states George Bush, at a white tie dinner, said "I call you the haves and have-mores. Some people call you the elite; I call you my base." Where and when was this dinner held? Who was there? What is the source of this information?...
Your view: Saving the farm (09/25/06)
Times Beach and Love Canal - they are often remembered as two of the worst toxic waste sites in U.S. history. Our nation's livestock and poultry farms could be listed among them if a federal district court rules that animal manure is a hazardous substance...
Speakout 9/25 (09/25/06)
This is Wednesday afternoon and I was out riding around in Miner, I live in Miner. I was not aware that it was not against the law to be stopped to make a left hand turn, which I was doing, with one of your fine Miner police stopped behind me slowing. ...