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Stories from Friday, November 3, 2006

DPS: Infant suffocated in bed with his parents (11/03/06)
SIKESTON -- The death of a Sikeston baby has been ruled suspicious by a pathologist, according Sikeston Department of Public Safety. No natural cause of death could be found following an autopsy on one- month-old Benjamin Holstein Wednesday, Sikeston DPS Director Drew Juden said. Due to the circumstances surrounding the infant's death the following cause of death was the only determination the pathologist Russell Deidiker could make...
Local surgeon speaks at annual Mizzou lecture (11/03/06)
SIKESTON -- Doctors practicing in rural settings can still make a significant impact on medicine, according to a Sikeston surgeon. On Oct. 20 at the University of Missouri-Columbia, Dr. Max Heeb, MDFACS, of Sikeston delivered the Milton D. Overholser Memorial Lecture, an annual lecture which is presented in honor of Dr. Overholser who was chairman of Mizzou's anatomy department at its School of Medicine for 35 years...
Leaves and more leaves (11/03/06)
Rosalie Snider blows the leaves from her Pine Street home Thursday afternoon. The City of Sikeston Leaf Collection Program is currently under way. Check www.sikeston.org for more information.
Program aiming to educate diabetics (11/03/06)
SIKESTON -- Scott County diabetics or residents who just want to live a healthier life could benefit from a free program aimed at helping people make better food choices. Beginning tonight the University of Missouri Extension and Scott County Health Department is offering "Eat Well, Be Well With Diabetes" -- a series of classes for people who have diabetes and their family and friends...
Morning fire (11/03/06)
A Sikeston Department of Public Safety firefighter fights an early morning fire Friday at 729 Vernon St. One person from the home was transported to Missouri Delta Medical Center for smoke inhalation. No further information was available at press time...
Eagles claim district championship (11/03/06)
DEXTER - The New Madrid County Central Eagles football team captured the Class 3, District 1 title with an inspired effort by the offensive line on Thursday night at Charles Bland Stadium in Dexter. NMCC rushed for 375 yards and scored five touchdowns on the ground, as the Eagles controlled the line of scrimmage and held off a late Bearcat rally late in the fourth quarter to win 34-26...
Charleston eliminated by Tigers (11/03/06)
HAYTI -- The Charleston Bluejays won the first half, but the Caruthersville Tigers dominated the second to walk away with their fourth straight Class 2, District 1 title. Caruthersville defeated Charleston 30-7 in a decisive final district game at Hayti on Thursday night...
'Dogs go out a winner (11/03/06)
SIKESTON -- With nothing to play for but personal pride, the Sikeston Bulldogs showed they still had some fight left in them. In a game that had no playoff ramifications, the Bulldogs shocked a Cape Central Tiger team that had already clinched the Class 4, District 1 championship, 25-14 on Thursday night at SPS Stadium...
Syvilla Hardin (11/03/06)
RISCO - Syvilla Etta Hardin, 79, died Oct. 31, 2006, at Gideon Care Center in Gideon. Born Aug. 27, 1927, at Risco, daughter of the late George Washington and Mary Effie Cook Carlisle, she was a member of the Risco Rural Independent Club and the United Methodist Church of Parma...
Marge St. Mary (11/03/06)
MOREHOUSE -- Margaret M. St. Mary, 62, formerly of Sikeston, died at 1:54 p.m. Nov. 2, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born April 7, 1944, near Fayette, Ala., daughter of the late Eulas Clinton and Sylvia Roseddie Tidwell Hubbert, she was a cook and had attended Temple of Faith Baptist Church...
Brian Williams (11/03/06)
SIKESTON -- Brian Tyrone Williams, 19, died Nov. 2, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born March 2, 1987, in Sikeston, son of Gary and Brenda Gross of Sikeston and Frank and Tina McCaster of Minneapolis, he was a 2005 graduate of Sikeston High School...
Benjamin Holstein (11/03/06)
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. 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, Elis and Raul Paniza of David, Panama; maternal great-grandparents, Romulo Pombo of Panama and Sol and Luis Paniza of Panama City, Panama; paternal grandparents, Jim and Gail Holstein of St. ...
Betty Lishman (11/03/06)
BERTRAND -- Betty Joyce Neal Lishman, 60, died Nov. 2, 2006, at her home in rural Bertrand. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Pat Johnson (11/03/06)
MALDEN -- Pat Johnson, 71, died Nov. 2, 2006, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 11, 1935, in Charleston, daughter of the late Arthur Udell "Tobe" and Stella Mae Kern McGill, she was the former owner of the Patty Cake Bakery in Malden and a member of the First General Baptist Church in Malden...
Karen McClendon (11/03/06)
ANNISTON - Karen McClendon, 94, died at 6:30 p.m., Nov. 2, 2006, in the Bertrand Nursing Facility. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home of East Prairie.
Chester Anderson (11/03/06)
LILBOURN - Chester B. Anderson was born Jan. 13, 1928, in Marion, Ark., son of the late Walter and Janie (Morgan) Anderson. Chester was a very dedicated, loyal and loving person. During his younger life, he served his country in the United States Army; he was a sharp shooter during the Korean War. He was a foreman for Gomz Farm for over 25 years in South Bend, Ind. and in Baraboo, Wis. He retired and moved to Lilbourn, Mo. in 1989...
Kenneth Pullum (11/03/06)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Kenneth R. Pullum, 52, died Nov. 1, 2006, at his home in Portageville. Born Dec. 19, 1953, in Portageville, he was the son of Juanita Ford Pullum of Portageville and the late Benjamin D. Pullum, who died Jan. 10, 1981. He was also preceded in death by one sister, Donna Powell on May 15, 1971; and one brother, Randal Pullum on Dec. 5, 2004...
James Eastwood (11/03/06)
CHAFFEE - James E. Eastwood, 81, died Nov. 2, 2006, at his home. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel of Chaffee is in charge of arrangements. No services will be conducted.
Births (published 11-3) (11/03/06)
McCracken CAPE GIRARDEAU - Darron and Kelly McCracken are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 6:02 a.m. Aug. 26, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Ayden Taylor McCracken weighed 7 pounds, 15.5 ounces and was 21 inches long...
Looking Back 11/3 (11/03/06)
SIKESTON - Workers at the International Shoe Factory walked off the job today because the company was using a toe-lasting machine which the union claimed would reduce wages by some 50 cents. SIKESTON - International Shoe Company workers returned today after a walk out Thursday morning at the plant. Henry Bartholomew, union president, said the work stoppage was about a seniority clause added to the new contract as yet unsigned by the company and union officials...
Speakout 11/3 (11/03/06)
I live in the beautiful community of Chaffee, Mo. My senior in high school just came from school and told me a classmate just got his fourth DUI. Something is not right with our judicial system that this child is allowed to continually drink and drive and to pay for an attorney to get him off. Isn't four times for an adult jail time? Three of his DUIs were when he was a juvenile. When is it not enough, when he takes someone's life?...