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Stories from Friday, October 27, 2006

Four local women vie for pageant titles (10/27/06)
SPRINGFIELD -- Four local young women will compete in the Miss Missouri USA and Miss Missouri Teen USA pageants this weekend. Among the 142 contestants are Amber Seyer of Oran, Candice Summers of Dexter and Paige Thomason of Bernie, who will vie for the Miss Missouri USA title. Taylor DeWitt of Essex is seeking the Miss Missouri Teen USA crown...
Beaver, dog problems addressed in county commission meeting (10/27/06)
CHARLESTON -- Dogs and beavers beware! During their regular meeting Thursday, Mississippi County commissioners discussed problems the two species are causing in the county among other business. A beaver dam in a pipe in Maple Slough at County Highway 404 is restricting the drainage system's flow, according to commissioners...
Woman killed in I-55 accident (10/27/06)
BENTON - A Farber resident was fatally injured and a Scott County resident sustained serious injuries early Thursday afternoon on Interstate 55, near Benton. According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at 12:15 p.m. two miles south of Benton. Tammy L. Rol, 37, was driving south when her vehicle crossed the median and struck the northbound vehicle driven by Rebecca L. Jackson, 30, of Farber...
'Spooky Space' (10/27/06)
Scott County First Responder Randy Allen works on the butcher shop scene in their haunted house "Spooky Space" Thursday night at the Sikeston Factory Outlet Stores. Each night the haunted house will begin at 7 p.m. starting tonight, with the final night scheduled for Halloween. Sunday the house will be closed...
Charleston man is sentenced to three consecutive life terms (10/27/06)
CHARLESTON - A Charleston man was sentenced to three consecutive terms of life in prison for the beating deaths of a woman and her child and the severe beating of a second child, who survived. Judge Fred W. Copeland, circuit judge for New Madrid County's 34th judicial circuit, found Andre Clark guilty of two counts of second degree murder on Aug. ...
One killed in early morning car accident (10/27/06)
LILBOURN - A person was killed early today in a single-vehicle accident. According to the New Madrid County Sheriff's Department, the accident was reported at 6:43 a.m. and occurred on Highway D at Lilbourn. The name of the victim was being withheld pending the notification of the family...
Cooperation is important to economy of area (10/27/06)
SIKESTON - Competition can be healthy. It can bring community pride and identity. But, cautioned Buz Sutherland at Thursday's meeting of the Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce, in the world of economic development, cooperation is the key. As the new director of the Southeast Missouri Development Alliance, Sutherland will work to build cooperation and the economies of Scott, Mississippi, New Madrid, Stoddard, Pemiscot and Dunklin counties...
County's roads may get help from fund (10/27/06)
CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County's roads may get some help from the general fund in 2007. Presiding Commissioner Jim Blumenberg suggested during the regular County Commission meeting Thursday the county should transfer money from the general revenue fund into the road and bridge fund in the next budget...
R&R Racing hits it big (10/27/06)
Robert Smith and Randy Collins of Sikeston are the team of R&R Racing. Their car, 11sr, was the feature winner at Malden Speedway on Aug. 11, Aug. 18 and Sept. 1, which makes 10 feature wins for the 2006 season. Kyle Berry, the driver, is the 2006 points champion in the 11sr car in the hobby class at Malden Speedway. ...
Lady Hawks reflect on third place finish (10/27/06)
SIKESTON -- The 2006 Sikeston freshman football team finished its season with a 6-2 record, but it wasn't a one-man, or even a two-man show. It marked Sikeston's first winning season on the junior high level since 2000. The winning season was a collective effort from the entire team according to coach Steve Bays...
Future looks bright for freshmen (10/27/06)
SIKESTON -- The 2006 Sikeston freshman football team finished its season with a 6-2 record, but it wasn't a one-man, or even a two-man show. It marked Sikeston's first winning season on the junior high level since 2000. The winning season was a collective effort from the entire team according to coach Steve Bays...
Former Portageville standout signs with NBA Development League (10/27/06)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Former Portageville High standout J.T. Williams, who was a first team all-Southland Conference basketball pick for McNeese State last season, has signed a contract with the NBA Developmental League. Williams will be among the players selected in a 12 team draft next week, will then spend a couple of weeks of training camp and will begin his season the first part of November...
SHS gears up for district (10/27/06)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston Bulldogs soccer team will be riding a six-game winning streak heading into Class 2, District 1 at the Sikeston Complex starting this Saturday. Sikeston (11-11-1) earned the No. 3 seed and will face the No. 6 seed Windsor Owls on Saturday at 2 p.m...
Margie McKnight (10/27/06)
EAST PRAIRIE - Margie Lou McKnight, 51, died at 2:59 a.m. Oct. 23, 2006, at her home. Born Dec. 11, 1954, at East Prairie, to the late Lawrence W. and Josie E. Mathis Wilson, she lived all of her life in Mississippi County and was of the Baptist belief...
Dorsey Heuiser (10/27/06)
OAKLAND, Fla. - Pallbearers for services held Thursday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston, Mo., for Dorsey Edwina "Toots" Heuiser, 84, formerly of Sikeston, who died Oct. 20, 2006, were: Doug Heuiser, Dennis Heuiser, Seth Heuiser, Lanis Heuiser, J.W. Nelson and Charles Campbell...
Victor Teel (10/27/06)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers for services conducted on Thursday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Victor Teel, 47, who died Oct. 21, 2006, were: David Teel, Doug Teel, Vic Teel, Doug Teel, David Stark Weather and Don Fuchs. Honorary pallbearer was Danny Beckett...
Audrey Grant (10/27/06)
SIKESTON - Audrey Grant, 82, died at 5:35 a.m. Oct. 27, 2006, at the Mary Queen and Mother Center in St. Louis. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel of Sikeston.
Irma Dacus (10/27/06)
PORTAGEVILLE - Irma Lee Dacus, 87, died Oct. 25, 2006, at the Portageville Nursing Center. Born July 22, 1919, in Mantee, Miss., she was the daughter of the late John and Anne White Brown. On Dec. 6, 1947, she married Cletis Dacus who preceded her in death on Aug. 27, 1996...
Woody Rickman (10/27/06)
LILBOURN -- Charles "Woody" Rickman, 82, died Oct. 26, 2006, at Morehouse. Born March 20, 1924, in Fisk, son of the late Fred Rickman and Mayme Gillihan Sanderson, he had worked for Neal Ross Farms before retiring. On Nov. 5, 1951, he married Emma Sanderson who survives of the home...
Jackie Seabaugh (10/27/06)
CAMPBELL -- Jackie Ray Seabaugh, 59, died Oct. 26, 2006, at his home. Born Jan. 16, 1947, at Millerville, son of the late Buretta Walker and Wilma Rose Rossi Seabaugh, he worked for a number of years at Noranda in New Madrid and was later employed with Charlie Ross and Sons of Malden. He was a U.S. Army veteran and a member of the Parma Church of God...
Edward Caul (10/27/06)
CHAFFEE -- William Edward Caul went home to the Lord on October 25, 2006. Ed was born in Wayne County, Missouri on January 17, 1915, the son of the late Annie (Eudaley) and Frank Caul. He married Kathleen Marian (Berendes) on January 7, 1939, who preceded him in death on January 19, 1978. He married Mary Faye (Dennis-Eachus) on July 26, 1980, and she survives...
Dorothy Hampton (10/27/06)
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - Dorothy Hampton, 84, died Oct. 27, 2006, at NHC ReHab Center in Murfreesboro. Arrangements are incomplete with Amick-Burnett Funeral Home of Chaffee.
Victoria Marshall (10/27/06)
SPRINGDALE, Ark. - Victoria Ann Marshall, 18, formerly of Scott County, Mo., died at 12 p.m. Oct. 25, 2006, at the Northwest Medical Center in Springdale, Ark. Born March 24, 1988, in St. Louis to Diane Cockrum Marshall Splettstoesser of Springdale and the late Tony Marshall Sr., she had lived in Scott County most of her life then moved to Springdale, where she was a 2006 graduate of Springdale High School. She was of the Baptist belief...
Looking Back 10/27 (10/27/06)
SIKESTON - Twelve girls reported for the first practice session of the VFW girls basketball team Tuesday night. Browen Jewell is manager for the girls team and Gerald Howard for the boys team. Among those reporting for the first practice for the girls team were: Virginia Green, Jean Hartzell, Virginia Dame, Louise Hodges, Naomi Dame, Imogene Sutton, Mary Gray, Judy Baker, Pearl Dean Ralph, Beatrice Ralph and Jean Baker...
Speakout 10/27 (10/27/06)
This is a recipe for potato salad someone asked for. Use 4 or 5 large white potatoes, cook with skin on until soft, then peel the potatoes. Add 4 hard boiled eggs, cut into small pieces. Add 2 tblsp. of sweet pickle relish and enough mustard or mayonnaise (I prefer mayonnaise) and mix well. A stalk of celery cut in small pieces, salt and onions can be added if that's what you want...