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Tuesday, Sep. 2, 2014

Stories from Thursday, November 2, 2006

Review team called in for baby's death (11/02/06)
SIKESTON -- An investigation of the death of a Sikeston baby is under way. According to Sikeston Department of Public Safety, about 12:47 a.m. Wednesday Sikeston DPS 911 received a report of an infant, 1-month-old Benjamin Holstein, not breathing at 274 N. ...
Sikeston man sentenced (11/02/06)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- A Sikeston man was sentenced to prison on a felony drug charge before U.S. District Judge Richard Webber. DeWayne Harris, 48, of Sikeston was sentenced to 140 months on one felony count of possession with intent to distribute cocaine base, or "crack." Upon release from prison, Harris will be placed on supervised release for a period of four years...
Lilbourn native writes a new self-help book (11/02/06)
SIKESTON -- Author Zalora Price is on a mission to use her new book to express to the world: there is a difference between living and living with joy and good health. "So many people deprive themselves of joy and good health, and if only they knew how to go about getting it," Price said...
Bock honored (11/02/06)
Time seemed to stop in New Madrid on Wednesday as the community took time to honor 1st Lt. Amos Camden Riley Bock, a New Madrid soldier who was killed on Oct. 23 while on patrol in Iraq. More than 1,000 people including schoolchildren (second photo) lined the streets holding American flags...
NMCC, Dexter to play for district championship (11/02/06)
DEXTER - The battle for Class 3, District 1 in football is set for Thursday night at Charles Bland Stadium in Dexter. Dexter (8-1, 2-0) and New Madrid County Central (7-2, 2-0) are both undefeated in district play after taking care of district opponents Kennett and Perryville...
N.D. ends Sikeston's dream of three-peat (11/02/06)
SIKESTON - For one half of soccer action at the Sikeston Complex on Wednesday night, Cinderella wore the slipper well. The Sikeston Bulldogs played inspired soccer in the first half against the No. 3 team in Class 2, as the Bulldogs went into the half tied 0-0 with Notre Dame...
Bulldogs hoping to go out on positive note in finale (11/02/06)
SIKESTON -- With no shot at a conference or district championship, the Sikeston Bulldog football team will get a pride-check tonight when they host Cape Central in its final game of the season. The Tigers (4-5) have already clinched the district championship after defeating Poplar Bluff and West Plains...
Neoma Faries (11/02/06)
DEXTER - Neoma Faries, 87, died Nov. 1, 2006, at the Twin Rivers Medical Center in Kennett. Born May 1, 1919, in Holcomb, daughter of the late Tom and Fern F. Vails Kinsey, she had lived in the Canalou and Morehouse communities from 1964 to 1996. She moved to Bloomfield in 1996, then to Dexter in 2001. She was a homemaker and attended the Canalou Assembly of God Church...
Kenneth Pullum (11/02/06)
PORTAGEVILLE - Kenneth Ray Pullum, 52, died Nov. 1, 2006, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with DeLisle Funeral Home of Portageville.
Rebecca Gant (11/02/06)
WILSON CITY - Rebecca Louise Gant, 82, died Oct. 31, 2006, at her home. Born Sept. 15, 1924, in Henson, she lived her entire life in Missouri and was a member of the Opportunity Church of God in Christ in Charleston. On July 5, 1941, she married Benjamin Gant, who preceded her in death...
Leland Maxwell (11/02/06)
SIKESTON -- Leland Robert Maxwell, 92, passed away at Missouri Delta Medical Center at 7:50 p.m. Oct. 30, 2006. Born on April 29, 1914, in Bertrand, he was the son of the late Walter and Nettie Holland Maxwell. On Nov. 18, 1939, he married Ruth Ellen Stancil, who survives of the home...
Maxine Graham (11/02/06)
HERMOSA BEACH, Calif. -- Maxine Marie Graham passed away Sept. 29, 2006, at her residence at Sunrise Assisted Living at the age of 93. She was born in Benton, Mo., on June 23, 1913. Her parents were George W. Pearman, longtime president of the Bank of Oran and Goldie Rutledge Pearman...
Syvilla Hardin (11/02/06)
RISCO - Syvilla Etta Hardin, 79, died Oct. 31, 2006, at Gideon Care Center in Gideon. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, where services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday. Burial will follow in the Memorial Park Cemetery at Malden...
Russell Smith (11/02/06)
CHARLESTON -- Russell Junior Smith, 79, left for his heavenly home at 12:40 p.m. Tuesday, October 31, 2006, from his residence in Charleston, Missouri. Mr. Smith was born July 6, 1927, in Colbert County, Alabama, to Samuel Ervin Smith and Neva Virginia Rutherford Smith. ...
Benjamin Holstein (11/02/06)
SIKESTON - Benjamin Alexander Holstein, 1-month-old son of Matthew and Elis Paniza Holstein of Sikeston, died Nov. 1, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. He was born Sept. 26, 2006, at Sikeston. In addition to his parents, he is survived by: one sister, Alana Michelle Holstein of the home; maternal grandparents, Romulo Ponbo of Panama and Elis and Raul Paniza of David, Panama; maternal great-grandparents, Sol and Louis Paniza of Panama City, Panama; paternal grandparents, Jim and Gail Holstein of St. ...
Looking Back 11/2 (11/02/06)
SIKESTON - Little Bernice Reed, a 13-year-old child who lost her leg in a traffic accident in May, received an artificial limb yesterday. She was delighted to walk again. SIKESTON - Production at the International Shoe Company stopped at 10 a.m. today in what Supt. ...
Photo proof of ID needed at polls (11/02/06)
On the eve of next week's all-important election, what many of us have feared has come true. Four people were indicted in Kansas City yesterday for submitting false voter registration cards. That is why Missouri - and he nation - must demand some photo proof of identification at the polls. The courts have ruled that the identification process will not be mandated next week but, rest assured, there will be a law on the books to address this issue before the next election rolls around...
Speakout 11/2 (11/02/06)
I'm going to try again. I called in three weeks ago and for some reason my call was not published. Does George Bush really think he is God Almighty or does he just act like it? Apparently he feels like he has the authority to tell everybody, everywhere what to do, how to do it and when to do it. ...