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Stories from Tuesday, September 26, 2006

Memorial almost finished (09/26/06)
Jeremy Greenley and Matt Porch, employees of Interior Plus, stencil the brick pattern on the Scott County War Memorial Monday morning. The memorial is expected to be finished by Veterans Day.
Carnival schedule (09/26/06)
The 62nd Annual American Legion Cotton Carnival begins today and ends Saturday. It opens daily at 5 p.m. and at noon Saturday. The Legion Fish stand is open daily from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and reopens at 4 p.m. Phone orders can be made by calling 471-6036...
Rate change concerns community (09/26/06)
SIKESTON -- Concerns of rising heating costs brought several Sikeston residents to a public hearing Monday. The hearing for a proposed rate change by Atmos Energy Corporation was conducted by the Missouri Public Service Commission at the Sikeston Municipal Courtroom...
Carnival opens today (09/26/06)
SIKESTON -- Larry Floyd anticipates nothing but a good atmosphere, good food and happy faces this year during the 62nd Annual American Legion Cotton Carnival set for today through Saturday at the Sikeston Jaycee rodeo grounds. The Sikeston's American Legion Post 114 commander and general chairman for the carnival said the post, its auxiliary and volunteers work very hard in preparation for the annual event. But in the end, it's all worth it...
SHS J.V. falls to Blytheville (09/26/06)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston junior varsity football team dropped to 2-2 on the season with a 20-6 loss to Blytheville on Monday at Sikeston Public Schools Stadium. Blytheville led 20-0 in the game before Sikeston finally broke the shutout in the fourth quarter when Charlie Bohannon found Stephen Jackson for a 60-...
Harold Lawson (09/26/06)
ESSEX - Harold R. Lawson, 68, died Sept. 26, 2006, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home of Dexter.
Dottie Jungers (09/26/06)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Dorothy P. "Dottie" Jungers, 73, died at 6:50 p.m. Sept. 24, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Born Nov. 27, 1932, in Bell City, daughter of the late Leonard Lester and Lynn May Jones Workman, she was an admitting clerk at St. Mary's Hospital in St. Louis and a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Scott City...
Verlean Pippins (09/26/06)
BERNIE -- Verlean Marie Pippins, 76, died Sept. 24, 2006, in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter. Born June 29, 1930, at Bernie, daughter of the late Jessie Henry and Ollie Moring Craft, she was a homemaker and of the Baptist belief. On May 22, 1952, at Piggott, Ark., she married Arthur Alta Pippins who preceded her in death on Aug. 25, 1996...
Births (Published 9/26) (09/26/06)
EAST PRAIRIE - Shonna Slaughter and Chris Wallace are the parents of their third child, second son, born Aug. 22, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Ty Bentin Wallace weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 19.5 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Tim and Monda Johnson of Folsom, Ala...
Looking Back 9/26 (09/26/06)
SIKESTON - Temperatures in Sikeston varied in the past few days but were mostly on the warm side. Maximum temperatures ran up to 76, while the low was down to 54. SIKESTON - Residents in the Sikeston area will have an opportunity to zip code their mailing lists during October, acting Postmaster Ewart S. Taylor announced today...
Speakout 9/26 (09/26/06)
What is the penalty for underage drinking in a home? What is the procedure to find out if there are any penalties? Missouri statute SECTION 311.325 provides that any person under the age of 21, who purchases or attempts to purchase, or has in his or her possession, any intoxicating liquor is guilty of a misdemeanor. ...