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Stories from Tuesday, October 3, 2006

Halloween decorations (10/03/06)
Resa Holmes hangs a scarecrow in a tree Monday afternoon at her Crowe Street home. Holmes along with several area residents are decorating their properties for Halloween and fall.
Morehouse to celebrate 110 years (10/03/06)
MOREHOUSE -- Morehouse is having a birthday party and everybody is invited. "Happy Birthday Morehouse!" will be the theme for this year's Fall Fest scheduled to take place Saturday at the city park. "We're celebrating our 110 birthday," said Mayor Pete Leija...
Two Dexter teens killed in wreck (10/03/06)
BLOOMFIELD - Two Stoddard County teens were killed and another seriously injured in a one-car accident Monday afternoon near Bloomfield. At 4:25 p.m. Kendall L. Pullum, 16, was driving east on Route J, one mile west of Bloomfield, when his truck ran off the right side of the road. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol report Pullum over-corrected causing his vehicle to run off the left side of the road then strike a tree...
Truck recovered from pond (10/03/06)
SIKESTON -- A truck reported stolen by a Matthews man has been recovered. According to Capt. John Martin of the Sikeston Department of Public Safety, Ed Hartlein of Matthews reported at 3:30 p.m. Sept. 25 that his truck had been stolen. Martin said Hartlein had gone inside Nelson Equipment Company, located at 101 County Line Road, to visit his son at about 2:30 p.m. that day. "He came out and his truck was missing," Martin said...
Lowes, Murph playing well at next level (10/03/06)
SIKESTON -- A pair of local high school products continue to perform well at the next level. Former Sikeston standout Justin Lowes has started every game for the Southern Illinois Salukis at defensive tackle. The 6-foot-3, 285-pound senior has helped the Division I-AA nationally ranked Salukis to a 4-0 start, including a win against Division I-A Indiana. Lowes has registered a sack and a tackle for a loss so far this season...
SHS soccer beats F-town (10/03/06)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston junior varsity team fell to 2-3 on the season with a 28-8 loss to Poplar Bluff on Monday at SPS Stadium. Sikeston trailed 6-0 in the second quarter but Vince Howard broke a tackle on 4th-and-2, and scooted 53 yards for a touchdown. Michael Payne ran in the two-point conversion to give the Bulldogs an 8-6 lead...
Virgie Miles (10/03/06)
CHAFFEE - Virgie Mary Miles, 88, died at 4:58 p.m. Oct. 2, 2006, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 27, 1918, at Chaffee, daughter of the late Herbert Lee and Nellie Jane Skelton Houseman, she was a retired machine operator from Sports Specialty Shoe Co. in Chaffee...
Lois M. Manes (10/03/06)
ESSEX -- Lois M. Manes, 65, died Oct. 1, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born June 8, 1941, in Morehouse, daughter of the late Hollis and Effie Ratliff DeWitt, she was a housewife and lived most of her life in Essex. On June 6, 1959, in Morehouse, she married Bobby Manes who survives of the home...
Rella Hahn (10/03/06)
CHAFFEE -- Rella M. Hahn, 79, died at 1:45 a.m. Oct. 2, 2006, at Chaffee Nursing Center. Born July 1, 1927, at Rockview, daughter of the late Leonard August and Lena Caroline Hoefler Tucker, she was a retired machine operator for Florsheim Shoe Co. in Chaffee. She was a member of Chaffee Ladies Elks 1810, Ladies Auxiliary of Chaffee VFW 3127, and of St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Chaffee where she served as a member of the Daughters of St. Ambrose...
Cody Boone (10/03/06)
BLOOMFIELD - Cody Boone died Oct. 2, 2006, as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident near Bloomfield. Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home of Bloomfield is in charge of funeral arrangements are incomplete.
Kenneth Collins (10/03/06)
EAST PRAIRIE - Kenneth M. Collins, 77, died at 9:27 p.m. Sept. 30, 2006, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Jan. 10, 1932, in St. Louis, to the late Eva Lamer, he had live in the Whiting community since retiring in 1976 as a sergeant from the U.S. ...
Christopher Daniels (10/03/06)
BLOOMFIELD - Christopher Lee Daniels, 16, died Oct. 2, 2006, near Bloomfield. Watkins and Sons Funeral Home of Dexter is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
Births (Published10-3) (10/03/06)
DUDLEY - April Gordon and Robert Franklin are the parents of their second child, first daughter, born at 7:51 a.m. Aug. 24, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Brooklyn Rose Franklin weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 19.5 inches long...
Looking Back 10/3 (10/03/06)
SIKESTON - All city street light standards in the business district are now fully equipped with light bulbs and the white way system is again in full operation, according to C.H. Moose, superintendent of the city light and water department. SIKESTON - Art and beginning sewing have been dropped from the schedule of courses offered Tuesday night in the adult education program of the high school...
Litterbugs should be ashamed of actions (10/03/06)
Since there's nothing that I can do about it, other than complain, that is exactly what I am about to do. Problem is, I've complained about the same topic before with little positive results. Someone please tell me what kind of person would leave the amount of trash along Malone Avenue following the Cotton Carnival parade Saturday. I've talked to so many people who have the same complaint and their solutions are varied...
Speakout 10/3 (10/03/06)
I'd like to speak out about a local pizza parlor. I think they need to wear gloves when they are making pizzas. I think it is a health hazard if they do not wear gloves and I think it needs to be reported to the health department. You never know who has germs on their hands when they are making someone's pizzas. I think everybody should know who goes to this place...