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Stories from Friday, October 20, 2006

Cole heading to Hong Kong (10/20/06)
SIKESTON -- Terry Cole of Sikeston doesn't know what the future holds, but he and his therapists know he's ready to undergo stem cell treatment at the end of the month in China. Cole, who's been paralyzed for nearly 32 years, and his wife, Cindy, will leave Oct. ...
FMG lawsuit has mixed results (10/20/06)
BENTON - A Scott County jury returned a mixed verdict in an ongoing lawsuit between four doctors and a Sikeston clinic. After four days of hearing evidence, the jury ruled against doctors Kevin P. Rankin and Fred K. Uthoff and in favor of Ferguson Medical Group in a case alleging they failed to honor components of their partner agreements. However, in the same case, the jury found doctors Loring C. Helfrich and Fred Thornton, had not violated the agreement...
Firearm safety in the home (10/20/06)
SIKESTON -- The fall hunting season is about to be in full swing. With this in mind, hunters and sportsmen need to be mindful of the safety issues when dealing with firearms in the home. Some folks have firearms in the home for protection. The decision to maintain a firearm in the home for self-protection is a serious personal matter. ...
Chappell, Reischman win Morley 5K run (10/20/06)
MORLEY -- Eric Chappell and Sarah Reischman won the individual honors Saturday at the Morley Fall Festival 5K. Chappell, competing in the 16- to 20-year-old men's division, finished in 22 minutes, 37 seconds. Reischman clocked 28:22 while running in the 12- to 15-year-old girls division...
Sikeston freshmen continue to roll (10/20/06)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston freshman football team improved to 5-2 on the season with a 39-14 victory against East Prairie's junior varsity on Thursday at SPS Stadium on a rainy, cold night. "I was really glad we played in this kind of weather because you've got to be able to adjust to different kinds of conditions," said Sikeston coach Steve Bays. ...
E.P., Charleston to open district play (10/20/06)
CHARLESTON -- District playoffs, the second season, open as Missouri high school football enters its eighth week. It's all on the line now with three games remaining to determine postseason participation and ultimate success. Class 2, District 1 competitors, East Prairie Eagles and Charleston Bluejays, square off in round one at Charleston's Marshall Stadium on Friday night...
Marjorie Billington (10/20/06)
KEVIL, Ky. - Marjorie Lanell Billington, 83, formerly of Malden, Mo., and Dexter, Mo., died Oct. 18, 2006, at her home in Kevil. Born Jan. 14, 1923, at Rose Bud, Ark., to the late David Franklin and Bertha Elizabeth Varner Troxell, she was a homemaker and of the General Baptist belief...
Jo Ann Kestner (10/20/06)
DEXTER - Jo Ann Kestner, 76, died Oct. 20, 2006, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home of Dexter.
Janet Faries (10/20/06)
SOMERVILLE, Tenn. - Janet Faries died Oct. 19, 2006, in Memphis. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with DeLisle Funeral Home of Portageville, Mo.
Mary Dennis (10/20/06)
CHAFFEE - Mary Dennis, 93, died Oct. 19, 2006, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Amick-Burnett Funeral Home of Chaffee.
Wanda Thomas (10/20/06)
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. - Wanda Jean Thomas, 72, formerly of Dexter, Mo., died Oct. 19, 2006, at the Bethesda Healthcare Facility in Fayetteville. Born April 12, 1934, in Dexter, to the late Herbert and Daisy Tracer Aarant, she was a housewife and a member of the Second General Baptist Church in Dexter...
Gloria Frobase (10/20/06)
BENTON - Gloria D. Frobase, 67, died Oct. 18, 2006, at her home after a long battle with cancer. Born April 12, 1939, to the late Marshall and Elizabeth Phipps Haney, she was employed by the Scott County ASCS office in Benton for 39 years and retired in 1995 to begin a life of travel and adventure. She was a Cadet Girl Scout Leader and was recognized by the Benton Chamber of Commerce as Woman of the Year for her community service...
Sam Branson (10/20/06)
JACKSON, Miss. - Samuel Lee Branson, 79, formerly of Blodgett, Mo., died Oct. 17, 2006, at Central Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. Born Oct. 9, 1927, in Blodgett, to the late John Samuel and Crealia Lee Chapell Branson, he retired after 31 years from Dairyman Inc. and was a member of the Woodville Heights Baptist Church...
Lucy Brooks (10/20/06)
SIKESTON - Lucy Miner Brooks, 80, died Oct. 17, 2006, at her home. Born June 29, 1926, in Stanton, Tenn., daughter of the late Glover and Clara Greene Williams, she was a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church in Sikeston. On Oct. 23, 1945, at Ridgeley, Tenn., she married Charles "Sam"Brooks, who preceded her in death March 11, 1983...
Births (Published10-20) (10/20/06)
SIKESTON - Darline Caldwell is the parent of her fifth child, second daughter, born at 8:02 p.m. Sept. 12, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Jazmine Renee weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces, and was 19.5 inches long. Grandparents are Gorden and Vickie Hammon...
Looking Back 10/20 (10/20/06)
SIKESTON - High school notes: With a cast of 12, the junior high class will present Donald Payton's one-act comedy, "Life O' the Party" in an assembly Oct. 30. The cast is: Buddy Cox, Willadean Richards, Leta Fay Sutton, Ann Gentry, Peggy Baker, John Harper, Eddie McAmis, Bob Scott, Jimmy Keasler, Sue Sikes, Fielding Potashnick and Janet Lewis...
Speakout 10/20 (10/20/06)
This is in reply to the ex-offender. Well, I'm sorry but no matter what you done, you are still an offender. There's a lot of child molesters and people like that, that do their time and get back out in the world and then they get back out in the world and they do it again and again and again and again. ...