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Stories from Thursday, October 26, 2006

Morning accident (10/26/06)
Employees of Sikeston Auto Service load a truck involved in an early morning accident causing three people to be transported to the Missouri Delta Medical Center today. The wreck occurred on Malone Street near Marion Street.
New Madrid County man pleads guilty (10/26/06)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - A New Madrid County man has pled guilty to federal drug charges. Terry L. Golden, 35, entered a plea of guilty to one felony count of conspiracy to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base during an appearance in federal court Monday...
New Madrid County Ambulance District: Voters being asked to change funding method (10/26/06)
NEW MADRID -- Voters in the New Madrid County Ambulance District will be asked to consider changing the funding method for the ambulance district on Nov. 7. While approximately half of the district's revenues are from billing and collections, the other half presently comes from property taxes...
SMEDA conference to be held Friday (10/26/06)
PORTAGEVILLE -- The Southeast Missouri Economic Development Alliance will hold their annual fall conference Friday at the University of Missouri's Delta Center. Scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. with a "networking" breakfast in the Delta Center's Rone Hall, located at the intersection of Route T and TT three miles south of Portageville, this will be the first conference for SMEDA's new full-...
NMCC set to take on Perryville in district action (10/26/06)
NEW MADRID - The New Madrid County Central Eagles football team rolls into Week 2 of district play as the Perryville Pirates invade on Friday night at 7 p.m. In the first week of district action, NMCC (6-2, 1-0) pounded Kennett 42-0 while the Pirates lost at home to the Dexter Bearcats 31-0...
'Dogs looking to rebound after district opening loss (10/26/06)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston and Poplar Bluff football teams have been on similar paths the last three years. Neither has put together a winning campaign and that same story has continued this season as the Bulldogs (1-7) will host the Mules (2-6) tomorrow night at 7 p.m. at SPS Stadium...
Jack Wright (10/26/06)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Jacob B. "Jack" Wright, 78, formerly of Charleston and Chaffee, died at 5:45 a.m. Oct. 25, 2006, at the Life Care Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Jan. 1, 1928, in Charleston, son of the late Jacob Merle and Anna Elizabeth Essary Wright, he lived most of his life in Charleston where he was employed by the Brown Shoe Co. ...
Woody Rickman (10/26/06)
LILBOURN - Charles "Woody" Rickman, 82, died Oct. 26, 2006, at Morehouse. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home of Sikeston.
Irma Dacus (10/26/06)
PORTAGEVILLE - Irma Lee Dacus, 87, died Oct. 25, 2006, at Portageville Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete with DeLisle Funeral Home of Portageville.
Ed Caul (10/26/06)
CHAFFEE - Edward "Ed" Caul, 91, died Oct. 25, 2006, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Arrangements are incomplete with Amick-Burnett Funeral Home of Chaffee.
Richard Feilner (10/26/06)
JOPLIN - Richard E. Feilner, 73, died at 5 p.m. Oct. 25, 2006, at Freeman West Hospital in Joplin. Arrangements are incomplete with Amick-Burnett Funeral Home of Chaffee.
Sylvia Holt (10/26/06)
BERNIE -- Sylvia Ina Holt, 93, died Oct. 24, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Sept. 12, 1913, at Townley, daughter of the late Thomas H. and Ida Mae Kirk Snow, she was a member of the Sugar Tree General Baptist Church of rural Bernie...
Dorsey Heusier (10/26/06)
OAKLAND, Fla. - Dorsey "Toots" Heusier, 84, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died at 9:51 p.m. Oct. 20, 2006, at Health Central Park Care Center in Winter Garden. Born May 27, 1922, in Morehouse, Mo., to the late Jacob Lee and Ethel Roper Shelby, she was a homemaker and a former member of Concordia Lutheran Church in Sikeston...
Looking Back 10/26 (10/26/06)
SIKESTON - On Oct. 17, the members of the Tanner Street Church of God gave their minister, the Rev. Vernon Guttenfelder, a surprise birthday party in his honor. SIKESTON - The United Fund Drive, now four weeks spent and less than two weeks remaining, has reached only 35 percent of its goal...
Murderer receives punishment at last (10/26/06)
The state of Florida finally executed Danny Harold Rolling yesterday for killing five college students in Gainesville in 1990. Although he never stood trial for other crimes, police in Louisiana are certain Rolling committed three murders there years earlier...
Your view: Good job (10/26/06)
"Here is a picture of my Dad! I didn't even know he ever had his photo made!" "Here is a picture of my Mother and her sisters when they were young! Look at this!" I have been to the Depot Museum on several different days this month, and have found such joyful comments from visitors as heartwarming as finding photos of my own family and friends...
Speakout 10/26 (10/26/06)
I guess this message is more for City Council than anyone because they are the ones who address the issues of raises and so forth. I ran in to a man who used to be on the police force here and asked him what the problem was that we do not have the officers we need. ...