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Stories from Tuesday, October 31, 2006

Candidates fight for 160th district seat (10/31/06)
SIKESTON -- As the incumbent state representative for the 160th district, Peter Myers, is ineligible for another term due to term limits, voters must pick a brand new representative. Their choices on the ballot will be Democrat Larry Tetley and Republican Ellen Brandom...
New pavilion (10/31/06)
Todd Kennard and Glenn Hoskins, employees with Sikeston Public Works, smooth concrete Monday morning at C.E. Matthews Park. Public Works is preparing to build a pavilion for the park with the Sikeston American Legion funding the project.
How to prevent fall/winter illness (10/31/06)
Other tips to prevent fall/winter illnesses suggested by Medicap Pharmacy Inc. include: -- Sing germs away. Teach children to wash their hands thoroughly by encouraging them to sing or hum a favorite song like "Happy Birthday" while scrubbing away germs. When the song is finished, so are they...
Fall/winter illnesses are beginning, prevention is key (10/31/06)
SIKESTON -- When temperatures drop, the number of common childhood fall and winter illnesses are likely to rise -- but health officials say there are prevention measures that can be taken. Registered nurse Nikki Vaught, health coordinator for Sikeston R-6 schools, said the school district has already seen a little bit of the seasonal illnesses this year...
Dexter woman is found dead (10/31/06)
BLOOMFIELD -- A Dexter woman missing since Saturday was found dead Monday in rural Stoddard County. According to Stoddard County Sheriff's Department, Linda S. Hutchcraft, 49, of Dexter was overdue for a work appointment in Oran Saturday morning. As a result, Hutchcraft's husband, Michael Hutchcraft, contacted the sheriff's department Saturday morning and checked to see if any auto accidents occurred in Stoddard County...
Time for some hoops (10/31/06)
Sikeston head basketball coach Gregg Holifield barks out instructions during Monday's practice at the Field House. Monday marked the first day of winter sports practice for Missouri high schools.
SHS back in district final (10/31/06)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston Bulldogs soccer team moved a step closer to a third-straight district title on Monday night with a 4-0 shutout over the Farmington Knights at the Sikeston Complex. The Knights came into the contest as the No. 2 seed in the district tournament but found themselves in an early hole as Timmy Hart of the Bulldogs scored the first goal of the game four minutes into the contest on a header. Freshman Sam Raines made a nice pass to Hart to set up the goal...
Mable Helt (10/31/06)
CAIRO, Ill. - Mable L. "Bo" Helt, 69, died at 3:05 a.m. Oct. 30, 2006, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Born April 6, 1937, at Chaffee, Mo., daughter of the late Ardello William and Lucille Maudie Riehn Bentley, she was a self-employed care giver. ...
Evelyn Brandy (10/31/06)
SIKESTON - Evelyn Marie Brandy, 72, died Oct. 30, 2006, at her daughter's home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home of Sikeston.
Chester Anderson (10/31/06)
LILBOURN - Chester Anderson, 78, died Oct. 30, 2006, at the Portageville Nursing Home in Portageville. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home of Lilbourn.
Leland Maxwell (10/31/06)
SIKESTON -- Leland Robert Maxwell, 92, passed away at Missouri Delta Medical Center at 7:50 p.m. Oct. 29, 2006. Born on April 29, 1914, in Bertrand, he was the son of the late Walter and Nettie Holland Maxwell. Farming in the Dogwood area for many years, Leland later worked as a real estate developer and investor. ...
Linda Hutchcraft (10/31/06)
DEXTER - Linda Hutchcraft, 49, died Oct. 30, 2006. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home of Dexter.
Carl Jarrell (10/31/06)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers for services conducted on Friday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Carl Jarrell, 77, who died Oct. 27, 2006, were: Ronnie Dean Patterson, Art Morse, Stanley McCollough, Casey Jarrell, Joe Woods, Ronnie Patterson, Ron Brakhane and Kevin McCollough...
Carl Counts (10/31/06)
KEWANEE - Carl Edward Counts, 71, died Oct. 29, 2006, at his home. Born June 28, 1935, in Corning, Ark., he was the son of the late Clifford Henry and Alta Lamborne Counts. On Oct. 28, 1958, in Charleston, he married Juanita Ergle who survives of the home...
Looking Back 10/31 (10/31/06)
SIKESTON - Walter Stewart and family moved to Kansas City Monday to make their home. Stewart is associated with an insurance company there. SIKESTON - The Junior Chamber of Commerce Halloween dress contest attracted 40 children to the downtown parking lot, south of the J.C. Penney store, where 13 winners were chosen in four classifications. The prizes were $5, $3 and $1 in each category...
Solving the problem of rising crime rate (10/31/06)
For a number of years now, the St. Louis newspaper has found a fascination with the poverty, illiteracy and dismal conditions of the Missouri Bootheel. The old Globe-Democrat held a particular obsession with explaining to the state just how backward and poor our region of the state was. The Post-Dispatch has not shied from the issue either...
Speakout 10/31 (10/31/06)
We went for a showing of the Little Theatre play "Beverly Hillbillies." It was great. The actors did a fine job and we were entertained immensely. If you have not been to a play there, we recommend it. I'm an old, old man and I was glad to see the Democrat's true platform put in SpeakOut on Oct. 19. That is scary, scary stuff and it's true. The Democrats are destroying America...