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Stories from Friday, September 29, 2006

Oran R-3 breaks ground (09/29/06)
Mitch Wood, Oran R-3 superintendent; Kristy Unger, Oran Elementary principal andLaney Kock, Oran Elementary representative break ground Thursday afternoon for the districts's new elementary and junior high school building, which will house a multipurpose room...
County airport needs work (09/29/06)
CHARLESTON -- Maintenance related to safety issues is needed at the Mississippi County airport. County commissioners reviewed a letter from the Missouri Department of Transportation during their regular meeting which advised county officials that a safety and compliance inspection was conducted Sept. 12 for the Federal Aviation Administration by MoDOT...
Area prison celebrates five-year anniversary (09/29/06)
CHARLESTON -- Five years after its doors opened, the Southeast Correctional Center in Charleston is still doing exactly what it was built to do -- rehabilitate offenders and drive the local economy. A celebration in honor of the center's five-year anniversary was held Thursday afternoon in the Charleston prison's gymnasium...
National, state leaders will be featured in Saturday's parade (09/29/06)
SIKESTON -- The 62nd Annual American Legion Cotton Carnival Parade will feature national and state leaders with the American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary. The parade will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday. The National President of the American Legion Auxiliary Jo Ann Cronin of Imperial along with the Roberta Pointer of the Missouri American Legion Auxiliary will participate in the parade. ...
Marshall addresses community at meeting (09/29/06)
SIKESTON - "Our best years are ahead," said Sikeston Mayor Mike Marshall. But to achieve them, he added, citizens must continue to work together. Marshall, the guest speaker for September's Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon, began his presentation noting the recent decision by Union Pacific railroad to change its planned increase in routing through Sikeston was a group effort. ...
Murder charges are filed 14 years after death (09/29/06)
CARUTHERSVILLE -- Nearly 14 years after a Hayti woman was found stabbed to death in her home, law enforcement officials have charged a man with the murder. Glenn Allan Moore, 29, was charged Thursday with first degree murder and armed criminal action for the stabbing death of Cynthia Diane Banks, who was found murdered in her Hayti home on Feb. 1, 1993, according to Pemiscot County Sheriff's Department...
SHS downs Dexter (09/29/06)
DEXTER - The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs volleyball team earned a monumental victory on the road against the Dexter Lady Bearcats in a thrilling three-set match (23-25, 25-22, 25-23). "This is a huge win for the program," said Sikeston head coach Steven Beydler. ...
NMCC to host Caruthersville in key conference matchup (09/29/06)
NEW MADRID -- Last week, the New Madrid County Central Eagles had to not only overcome the opposition, the Charleston Bluejays, but some adverse conditions created by Mother Nature as well. As a result of a devastating rainstorm, which affected many in the New Madrid County area, the Eagles' game against then-undefeated Charleston was cancelled on Friday and Saturday, before finally being played on Sunday...
SHS softball falls to Delta; soccer team blanks Marion (09/29/06)
DELTA -- The Sikeston softball team finished the regular season with a 10-1 loss to Delta on Thursday. Sikeston (2-19) is the No. 7 seed in the upcoming district tournament at Perryville. They will play No. 2 Herculaneum on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Sikeston fell behind 6-0 in the second and 10-0 in the fourth, but the Lady Bulldogs posted a single run in the fifth to avoid getting beaten by the 10-run rule...
Merl Keefer (09/29/06)
SIKESTON - Merl Fred Keefer, 80, died at 10:22 p.m. Sept. 27, 2006, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Dec. 19, 1925, near Vanduser, to the late Fred and Carrie Griffith Keefer, he lived most of his life in Sikeston where he had worked as a furniture salesman for both Lewis and Kingsway Furniture Companies. ...
Deborah Lovins (09/29/06)
MARSTON -- Deborah Lois Lovins, 51, died Sept. 27, 2006, at her home in Marston. Born Sept. 2, 1955, in Gideon, she was the daughter of John Sherrod of Covington, Tenn., and Lois Cotner Crumley of Marston. On Nov. 25, 1972, in Marston, she married Danny Lovins, who survives of the home...
Charles Meunier (09/29/06)
SIKESTON -- Charles Lloyd Meunier, 84, died at 10:57 a.m. Sept. 28, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 6, 1922, in Blytheville, Ark., to the late Charles Thomas and Dora Sweat Meunier, he served in the U.S. Army Infantry, Patton's 3rd Army during World War II, entering the service in November 1942. ...
Jim Owens (09/29/06)
EAST PRAIRIE - James Harlin "Jim" Owens Sr., 68, died at 10:50 a.m. Sept. 28, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
Lillie Baltimore (09/29/06)
PUXICO - Lillie Baltimore, 80, formerly of Wappapello and Hillsboro, died Sept. 28, 2006, at the Puxico Nursing Center. Born July 12, 1926, at Neeleyville, daughter of the late Pleas J. and Freeona Miller Oakes, since 1994 she had lived in Puxico where she was a member of the Puxico General Baptist Church. She was a retired licensed practical nurse from CNA...
Philip Rinehart II (09/29/06)
CHAFFEE -- Philip O. Rinehart II, 65, died at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 27. 2006, at his home. Born Aug. 28, 1941, at Columbus, Ohio, son of the late Philip O. and Pauline Snowden Rinehart, he retired as line supervisor from Lonestar Gas Co. in Bryan, Texas. A member of Grace United Methodist Church in Rockview, he was also a veteran of the U.S. Army...
Looking Back 9/29 (09/29/06)
SIKESTON - The temperature over Sikeston dropped to 41 degrees early Monday morning. It was the lowest mark of the fall season. SIKESTON - A grease fire at the Burger Chef restaurant this morning caused smoke damage to the inside of the building and fire damage to the roof...
Speakout 9/29 (09/29/06)
This is about all the people bashing President Carter. You better stop and think. Ford Motor Company is laying off workers in the thousands, we didn't have that when he was President. Unemployment is higher. Think you need to wake up. Sikeston needs a good American food restaurant. It's frustrating to try to get good a good breakfast or a good dinner in Sikeston unless you like Chinese or Mexican food...