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Stories from Tuesday, October 24, 2006

Week teaches students to pledge for a drug-free life (10/24/06)
SIKESTON -- Students throughout the Sikeston R-6 school district are learning to say yes to a drug-free life this week during the celebration of Red Ribbon Week. "The purpose of Red Ribbon week is to bring awareness to students about saying no to drugs," said Heather Barnes, sixth grade communication arts teacher and Bulldog Volunteer Organization sponsor...
Local soldier is killed in action (10/24/06)
NEW MADRID -- A New Madrid soldier was among five reported killed from gunfire or roadside bombs on Sunday. The family of 1st Lt. Camden Bock was informed of his death Monday by officials from Fort Campbell, Ky. He is the son of Riley and Jill Bock...
Sikeston evens record with double OT win against P.B. (10/24/06)
POPLAR BLUFF -- The Sikeston soccer team posted its sixth straight victory on Monday night as they defeated Poplar Bluff 2-1 in double overtime. Sikeston's Blake Taylor scored at the 97:00 mark to secure the victory for the Bulldogs. His goal came on a crossing assist from Tim Hart...
Sylvia Holt (10/24/06)
BERNIE -- Sylvia Holt, 93, died Oct. 24, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home of Bernie.
Jeanette Baker (10/24/06)
DEXTER - Jeanette Baker, 68, died Oct. 23, 2006, at her home. Born March 21, 1938, in Hayti, to the late Harley and Margaret Billings Nave, she lived most of her life in the Dexter area. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist belief. On Nov. 21, 1971, she married Charles Baker, who survives of the home...
Dean Hasty (10/24/06)
SIKESTON - Noel Dean Hasty, 59, died Oct. 23, 2006, at his home. Born Nov. 9, 1946, in Tanner, son of Ettel and Dorothy Christopher Hasty of Vanduser, he was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in Germany. He had worked for SEMO Grain, Cargill and Bell Farms before retiring...
Buddy Beck (10/24/06)
RISCO - Buddy Beck, 80, died Oct. 21, 2006, at Malden Nursing and Rehab Center. Born May 17, 1926, in Tallapoosa, to the late James Joseph and Lelia Mae Mollineaux Beck, he was a member of Pleasant View General Baptist Church and a U.S. Army veteran, having served during World War II...
Jim Jabas (10/24/06)
SIKESTON -- James Lee "Jim"" Jabas, 60, died Oct. 23, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Aug. 13, 1946, in Greenbay, Wis., the son of John J. Jabas of Greenbay and the late Betty Klug Jabas, he was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served in Germany. He was a member of TOPS Chapter 1142 and had worked in construction before his retirement...
Victor Teel (10/24/06)
BALLWIN - Victor M. Teel, 47, died Oct. 21, 2006, at a friend's residence in Lonedell. Born Nov. 6, 1958, to Mary Lou Dunn Teel of Ballwin and the late Delbert Lewis Teel, he lived all his life in Ballwin where he worked at the V.F.W., was a member of the Elks Lodge and affiliated with the Assembly of God Church...
Dorsey Heusier (10/24/06)
OAKLAND, Fla. - Dorsey E. "Toots" Heusier, 84, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died at 9:51 p.m. Oct. 20, 2006, at the Health Central Park Care Center in Winter Garden. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Home of Sikeston.
Jody Knaup (10/24/06)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Carla Jo "Jody" Knaup, 74, died Oct. 22, 2006, at her home. Born Aug. 10, 1932, in Charleston, the daughter of William Carl and Lucy Pauline Farmer Whitehead, she and her husband were owner/operator of Knaup Floral from 1976 until 1999...
Byron Scism (10/24/06)
DEXTER - Byron Scism, 89, formerly of Bloomfield, died Oct. 22, 2006, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born Sept. 12, 1917, at Leora, to the late Thomas Gilbert and Myrtie C. Tanner Scism, he lived most of his life in Bloomfield where he began Scism Motor Co. in 1941 and operated until his retirement in 1997. He was a member of the Bloomfield Masonic Lodge 153 AF and AM and the Scottish Rite, Valley of St. Louis and a U.S. Army veteran serving during World War II...
Vera Cagle (10/24/06)
PARMA -- Pallbearers for services conducted Tuesday at the Parma General Baptist Church for Vera Beatrice Cagle, 97, who died Oct. 22, 2006, were: Jesse Bartlett, Connie Glover, Alvie Carter, John Lovette, Allen Tesreau and Maurice Manning.
Robbie Janis (10/24/06)
DEXTER - Pallbearers for funeral services conducted on Monday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Robbie Brigance Janice, 89, who died Oct. 21, 2006, were: Charles Selvidge, Paul Barker, Wayne Tyler, Jimmy Barker, Ricky Brigance and Joe Reinbott...
Looking Back 10/24 (10/24/06)
SIKESTON - J.S. Sutterfield, prominent Sikeston architect and businessman, with offices in the McCoy-Tanner building, suffered painful and possibly serious injuries Wednesday morning when the 1941 Chrysler sedan he was driving skidded on rain-swept blacktop paving and turned over on Highway 55, two miles south of Charleston...
Death penalty is not always enough (10/24/06)
Sometimes, as odd as this may sound, the death penalty is just not enough. Granted, there is indeed a higher power that will balance the scales and, I assume, that is the only answer. But it still lingers that on this earth, the death penalty sometimes falls short...
Your view: Voters misled (10/24/06)
To the voters of the 160th District: I've just received my copy of National Rifle Association publication that's given candidate Larry Tetley a D-rating. I personally know Mr. Tetley, grew up as an avid hunter, is a member of the NRA and a staunch supporter of our 2nd amendment rights. It's unfortunate this was printed as such, but it is incorrect...
Speakout 10/24 (10/24/06)
We are going to have an election November 7th and the politicians we have in office today, I believe they should be removed. What I am trying to say is let's clean the house of the Senators and Congress we have in Washington D.C. and let's start all over. ...