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Stories from Friday, October 6, 2006

County limits rallies (10/06/06)
CHARLESTON -- This will be the last election political rallies will be allowed at the airport in Mississippi County by the current County Commission. During their regular meeting Thursday, Presiding Commissioner Jim Blumenberg said permission was given to Kevin Mainord to hold a political rally for the Republican Part at the county airport as "it had been done in the past."...
Pumpkin fun (10/06/06)
Brandi Chapman, a student at the Sikeston Fifth Grade Center, receives a pumpkin Thursday afternoon. The students will complete a writing activity using the pumpkins, which were donated by Montgomery Bank. They will also paint faces on the pumpkins in art class. The winning pumpkins will be displayed in the lobby of the Montgomery Bank...
Sheriff's office launches prisoner work program (10/06/06)
Scott County Sheriff's Department prisoner trustees clean up the courthouse lawn during a Thursday morning work detail. The sheriff's department is using the trustees to help clean up around the county.
American Red Cross continues helping local counties (10/06/06)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - The American Red Cross is continuing to serve New Madrid and Dunklin Counties even though the feeding site closed Sunday. American Red Cross volunteers went into the field on Sept. 23 and met the immediate needs of those affected by the major flooding caused by the torrential rains in New Madrid and Dunklin counties...
Parris takes first in Super Pro at Sikeston Drag Strip (10/06/06)
SIKESTON -- Here are the results from Saturday's Sikeston Drag Strip action. Junior Dragster Class 1st Place - Karley Wray Kevil, KY DI - 12.91 ET - 13.036 MPH - 47.52 RT - .838 2nd Place - Johnny Bess House Springs, MO DI - 12.84 ET - 12.705 MPH - 54.08 RT - .674...
Kelly Softball prepares for district tournament (10/06/06)
PERRYVILLE - The Kelly Lady Hawks softball team captured the No. 1 seed in the Class 2, District 2 tournament and will face host St. Vincent in Perryville on Friday at 3:30 p.m. Crystal City (16-4) received the two seed and like Kelly, had a bye in the first round, while Chaffee (9-12) garnered the third slot and defeated St. Pius. St. Vincent, the No. 4 seed, defeated five seed South County Tech on Thursday afternoon...
SHS spikers blow through Chaffee in straight sets (10/06/06)
CHAFFEE -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs made quick work of the Chaffee Lady Red Devils in a SEMO Conference volleyball match on Thursday. Sikeston (14-7) swept Chaffee 25-9, 25-12 to improve to 4-1 in the conference. The Bulldogs, a third seed, point towards the conference tournament which opens on Thursday...
East Prairie, Chaffee look to rebound from losses (10/06/06)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Both the East Prairie Eagles and the Chaffee Red Devils look to rebound off losses when they face each other at Chaffee on Friday night. The Eagles (1-3) were edged 14-12 by Fredericktown on Saturday and the Red Devils are coming off a 36-6 defeat at the hands of Scott City last Friday...
Sikeston's DeWitt wins district singles title (10/06/06)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston tennis team competed in the Class 1, District 2 Tournament and just missed qualifying for the state playoffs. The Lady Bulldogs tied Fredericktown for fourth place with 16.5 points, but the Lady Blackcats will move on due to a tiebreaker rule in which they used fewer sets to win their matches...
SHS teams split with P.B. (10/06/06)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston 8th and 9th grade football teams earned a split with Poplar Bluff's junior high teams on Thursday evening at Sikeston Public Schools Stadium. The Sikeston 8th grade defeated the Mules 28-18 while the Bulldog freshman team lost 14-8 to the Mules...
Jimmy Heath Sr. (10/06/06)
WICKLIFFE, Ky. - Jimmy Dale Heath Sr., 73, formerly of the Dogwood Community near East Prairie, Mo., died at 5:25 p.m. Oct. 3 ,2006, at the East Prairie Nursing Center in East Prairie. Born Dec. 29, 1932, in Dogwood, son of the late Lewey and Ora Mae Sullivan Heath, he was a retired cattle farmer and buyer and for the past six years had lived in Wickliffe. He was a member of the Dogwood Methodist Church and a U.S. Army veteran having served during the Korean War...
Benjamin Horman (10/06/06)
SILVA -- Benjamin Franklin Horman, 72, died Oct. 4, 2006, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 2, 1934, at Chaffee, son of the late Frederick Dewey and Mayme Christine Griffin Horman, he was a self-employed farmer and had retired from Dame Lumber Co. in Chaffee where he had worked as a lumber sales clerk. A member of the St. Anthony Catholic Church in Glennon, he was a veteran of the U.S. Army...
Faye Farmer (10/06/06)
ST. LOUIS -- Faye Farmer, 76, formerly of Charleston, died at 6:30 a.m. Oct. 6, 2006, at the St. John's Mercy Medical Center in Creve Coeur. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Sunday at the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston where services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Monday...
Bob Crotts (10/06/06)
MORLEY - Pallbearers for funeral services scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday at Ponder Funeral Home for Bobby Wayne "Bob" Crotts, 68, who died Oct. 4, 2006, will be: David Tolkey, Mike Wickham, Ben Dodson, Terry Johnston, Jamie Parker, Danny Parker and Steve Gross...
Lyman Garner (10/06/06)
DEXTER -- Lyman Garner died Oct. 6, 2006, in the Missouri Veterans Home at Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home of Dexter.
Birth (Published10-6) (10/06/06)
SIKESTON - JaRena Ranson is the parent of her first child, a daughter, born at 5:38 a.m. Aug. 28, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Destani Chenee Ranson weighed 6 pounds, 2 ounces, and was 19 inches long. Grandparents are Robert Ranson Jr. and Dinah Pleasant of San Antonio...
Looking Back 10/6 (10/06/06)
SIKESTON - Keith Collins, head of the music department at the high school, announced that he has 52 in his band this year. SIKESTON - M.J. Snider, chief engineer for the state highway department in Jefferson City, geared a speech toward highway and bridge prospects in Southeast Missouri Thursday night. The occasion was a meeting for the Chamber of Commerce and the Southeast Missouri Chapter of the Society of Professional Engineers. About 150 people attended...
Your view: Mission accomplished (10/06/06)
Summer is but a memory - we see the seasons quickly change along with our lives! One thing remains always constant - that is the need to save lives. Once again you responded to that need at the community blood drive on Sept. 21, at the First United Methodist Church in Sikeston...
Speakout 10/6 (10/06/06)
I was wanting to speak out about people who are against ex-offenders. I went to look for a job and I got a call back. I waited patiently and quietly for this lady to talk to me for a long time. Yes, I'm an ex-offender and yes, I've done my time. People need to realize that people do change and just because you are an ex-offender doesn't mean you are going to do it again. ...