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Stories from Monday, October 2, 2006

Royalty crowned (10/02/06)
Danielle Harper reacts after being named Miss Sikeston for during Saturday night's 2006 American Legion Cotton Carnival's Miss Sikeston contest. Taylor Allen was named first runner-up and Quinn Kaiser was second runner- up. Christa Beck is named the 2006 Miss Cotton Carnival Saturday afternoon...
Arkansas man killed in Bootheel (10/02/06)
CARUTHERSVILLE - Further investigation is slated into the death of an Arkansas man, whose disfigured body was discovered in the roadway late Friday night. The Missouri State Highway Patrol's Crash Team is scheduled to be in Caruthersville later this week to reconstruct the accident which resulted in the death of David Scott Neisler, 24, of Monette, Ark. Neisler's body was found in the 300 block of East Third Street at 11:15 p.m. Friday...
Float winners named (10/02/06)
SIKESTON - The Red Hat Society of Portageville was the grand prize winner in the adult category of the 62nd Annual American Legion Cotton Carnival parade competition. They received $1,000. Other winners in the the adult category were: first place winner and receiving $600, Concordia Lutheran Church; second place ($500), Good Humor-Bryers; and third place ($400), Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church...
Grant will help county with digital flood maps (10/02/06)
BENTON -- Scott County is on the list to benefit from a $3.2 million FEMA grant for flood maps. The state will receive funding from the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency to update and digitalize flood maps for the city of St. Louis and 38 counties, Gov. Matt Blunt announced...
Redhawks hold off Samford (10/02/06)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Southeast Missouri raced to a 19-0 halftime lead, then intercepted Samford quarterback Dante Williams in the final minutes to preserve a 19-14 victory on Saturday. John Radney rushed for 69 yards and Tony Anderson had 43 yards and a touchdown for the Redhawks (3-1, 1-1 OVC), who took a 7-0 lead after Kevin Ballatore hit Stevelan Harper on a 7-yard TD pass late in the first quarter...
Eagles edged out by Fredericktown (10/02/06)
EAST PRAIRIE -- The East Prairie Eagles' comeback fell short in a 14-12 loss to Fredericktown on Saturday. M.C. Williams scored from 4 yards out with 27 seconds left in the fourth quarter to lift the Eagles to within two points at 14-12. A two-point conversion attempt to tie failed...
Kenneth Collins (10/02/06)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Kenneth Collins, 77, died Sept. 30, 2006, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at the Shelby Funeral Home.
Rella Hahn (10/02/06)
CHAFFEE -- Rella M. Hahn, 79, died Oct. 2, 2006, at Chaffee Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Amick-Burnett Funeral Home of Chaffee.
Dan C. Wilson (10/02/06)
SIKESTON - Dan C. Wilson, 51, died at 11:30 p.m. Sept. 29, 2006, at Memorial Medical Center in Las Cruces, N.M. Born Oct. 6, 1954, in Blytheville, Ark., son of Loretta Wilson of Sikeston and the late Woodrow Wilson Sr., he was a truck driver for Schott Farms...
Rodney Poore (10/02/06)
EAST PRAIRIE - Rodney Lecile Poore, 46, died at 8:20 a.m. Sept. 30, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Feb. 1, 1960, in Wyatt, son of Shirley Ruth Hunt Poore of East Prairie and the late James Otto Poore, he lived most of his life in Mississippi County and was a retired cook...
Bob Meese (10/02/06)
CLARKTON - Charles Frederick "Bob" Meese, 84, formerly of Tallapoosa and Malden, died Sept. 30, 2006, at Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter. Born Oct. 4, 1921, at Houston, Ark., to the late J.H. and Nancy Jane Lee Meese, he was a retired farmer and for many years he was a New Madrid County 4-H leader. He was affiliated with the First Baptist Church of Tallapoosa and a U.S. Army veteran, having served during World War II...
Fred Tubbs (10/02/06)
CHARLESTON -- Fred Eugene "Freddie Bender" Tubbs, 49, formerly of Wyatt, died at 10:50 a.m. Sept. 30, 2006, in Charleston. Born May 20, 1957, at Wyatt, the son of Fred Eugene Bender Sr. of Wyatt and Faye Isom Sams of Grandin, he had lived his entire life in Mississippi County where he was employed on the river and also with Dugan Farms...
Dee Gettings (10/02/06)
SCOTT CITY -- Delores "Dee" Medley Gettings, 60, formerly of Sikeston, died Sept. 30, 2006, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born July 21, 1946, at Delta, daughter of the late Russell L. and Iva Driskill Medley, she was a member of The Church of Morley where her church family was always very supportive and loving to her...
Wilma Evans (10/02/06)
BARDWELL, Ky. -- Wilma Evans, 81, died at 11:50 a.m. Sept. 29, 2006, at Lourdes Hospital. The daughter of the late Albert and Esther Ellen Minton Vinson, she was a housemother for handicapped women in Belleville and of the Pentecostal belief. She first married Ernest W. Jones who preceded her in death. She later married James M. "Tubby" Evans who also preceded her in death...
Lillie Baltimore (10/02/06)
PUXICO - Pallbearers for funeral services conducted Sunday at the Puxico General Baptist Church for Lillie Baltimore, 80, who died Sept. 28, 2006, were: Bub Yates, Willie Eubanks, Steve Jones, Tom Clubb, Don Dortch and Bob Braswell.
Flo Winkler (10/02/06)
SIKESTON -- Florence Evelyn Winkler, 78, died at 3 a.m. Sept. 30, 2006, at the Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Born June 3, 1928, in Portageville, daughter of the late Jim and Ethel Workman Hughey, she had been a teacher for Portageville Schools...
Marie L. Nunnelee (10/02/06)
SIKESTON - Marie Lucille Nunnelee, 85, died at 2:25 a.m. Sept. 30, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Oct. 1, 1920, in Cape Girardeau, to the late Thomas John and Viola Priester Ohmes, she was a 1938 graduate of Diehlstadt High School where she was a four-year letterman of the girls basketball team, which lost only one game in those four years. ...
Looking Back in Time at Oct. 2 (10/02/06)
SIKESTON - Democrats of Richland Township will have a dinner meeting at Hotel Dunn Wednesday evening, Oct. 9. Morris Osburn, chairman of the Missouri Public Service Commission, will be the chief speaker. SIKESTON - The Sikeston Civil Air Patrol will hold its annual open house for recruiting interested youngsters in the cadet program. The program will begin at 7 p.m. today at the Airport School. Boys or girls between 13 and 18 may join...
SpeakOut 10/2 (10/02/06)
I would like to say thank you to the Sikeston city workers for their prompt and efficient job in repairing the potholes in front of my driveway on Tuesday. I called the office on Monday and when I returned from work on Tuesday, all of the potholes had been repaired. Keep up the good work guys...