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Stories from Friday, November 10, 2006

Three men arrested for burglary, fire (11/10/06)
CARUTHERVILLE - Three Caruthersville men are charged in connection with a burglary and fire which destroyed a Caruthersville business. Authorities have charged Ondra J. Battles, 25, Damien Lamar Grant, 23, and Brian M. Battles, 24, following an early Wednesday morning fire which destroyed the Advance America Cash Advance building on Truman Boulevard. The fire also damaged adjacent businesses, the Radio Shack and Dollar General Store...
Election results are accepted (11/10/06)
CHARLESTON -- The certified Nov. 7 election results were accepted Thursday at the Mississippi County Commission meeting. Election results were canvassed Wednesday morning and certified, according to County Clerk Junior DeLay. DeLay related how a group of people came in a little after 11 p.m. on election day "just asking questions."...
Officials want to improve county roads (11/10/06)
CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County commissioners are looking at ways of improving the county's gravel roads. During their regular meeting Thursday, commissioners discussed methods of getting rid of the "lip" left on the side of gravel road by road graders...
Sikeston hosting workshop for cadaver dogs and their handlers (11/10/06)
SIKESTON -- A three-day workshop under way in Sikeston is providing handlers and K-9s throughout the Midwest with the opportunity to become nationally certified to detect cadavers. The Scott County Search and Rescue K-9 unit is hosting a cadaver dog workshop, which began Thursday and will end Saturday with participants testing for certification through the 30-year-old organization, National Narcotic Detector Dog Association...
Christmas nearing (11/10/06)
Ricky Skelton, Sikeston Public Works employee, replaces Christmas lights bulbs on the strands of lights that make up a Christmas tree display at American Legion Park Thursday morning. The Downtown Merchants are preparing for the Downtown Christmas Open House which is next weekend...
Woman killed in accident (11/10/06)
NEW MADRID -- A New Madrid woman sustained fatal injuries after a tractor on a tow truck fell onto her vehicle late Thursday. According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, at 11:09 p.m. on Interstate 55, two miles north of New Madrid, northbound motorist Charles W. ...
Lee H. Park Championship (11/10/06)
On Oct. 28 martial arts schools gathered in Cape Girardeau for the annual Lee H. Park Championship in honor of the late grandmaster Lee H. Park. Park, who died in 1988 and was the founder of the American Martial Arts Sports and Education Association and the Moo Sul Kwan Martial Arts. ...
Wendell Stephenson (11/10/06)
WESTVILLE, Ill. -- Wendell Wayne Stephenson, 92, died at 2:15 a.m. Nov. 9, 2006, at his daughter's home in Sikeston, Mo. Born Jan. 10, 1914, in Georgetown, son of the late Charles and Myrta Summers Stephenson, he was a member of St. Isaac Jogues Parish in Georgetown and a graduate of Georgetown High School. ...
Bonnie Carroll (11/10/06)
DEXTER -- Bonnie Carroll, 80, died Nov. 10, 2006, at Cypress Point Skilled Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home of Dexter.
Waneta Bock (11/10/06)
CHARLESTON -- Waneta Converse Bock of Charleston died at 7:24 a.m. Nov. 9, 2006, at the Charleston Manor. Born in Conrad, Mont., Sept. 2, 1918, to Arthur Blinn Converse and Mayme Martin Converse, Waneta and her sister Colleen Converse were raised by their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Martin, after their mother died in the flu epidemic of 1918. The girls' grandmother brought them in 1924 to Charleston where Mrs. Bock lived until her death...
Ocie Booker (11/10/06)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Ocie Lee Booker, 67, died Nov. 10, 2006, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with DeLisle Funeral Home of Portageville.
Mary Menley (11/10/06)
DEXTER - Mary Menley, 90, died Nov. 10, 2006, at the Cypress Point Skilled Nursing Center in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home of Dexter.
Keith Minton (11/10/06)
DEXTER - Keith Minton, 82, died Nov. 10, 2006, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home of Dexter.
Melford Gremore (11/10/06)
MURRAY, Ky. -- Melford Gremore, 71, died at 10:16 p.m., Nov. 6, 2006, at Lourdes Hospital. He was born March 11, 1935. Survivors include: his wife, Roxie Gremore of the home; three sons and two daughters-in-law, Brian and Starlett Gremore of New Concord, Mike Gremore and Kenny and Kimberly Gremore of Murray; two daughters and one son-in-...
Mary Dannenmueller (11/10/06)
KELSO -- Mary Elizabeth "Liz" Dannenmueller, 77, died at 9:35 a.m., Nov. 9, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 1, 1929, at Kelso daughter of the late August and Rose Glastetter Heisserer, she was a homemaker and a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church in Kelso and St. Ann's Ladies Sodality...
Maggie Slayton (11/10/06)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers for funeral services to be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston for Maggie Slayton, 92, who died Nov. 8, 2006, will be: Jim Holt, Ron Beardsley II, Josh Beardsley, J.W. Slayton, David Kinder and Wes Bye...
David McGhee (11/10/06)
ST. LOUIS - David W. McGhee, 61, formerly of Essex, died Nov. 7, 2006. Born to the late Wesson and Jewel McGhee, he was a 1967 graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia and a U.S. Army veteran. He was president and founder of British-American Forfaiting Company. He also worked for Westinghouse Credit Corporation, DWM Investment Company, Monsanto Company, May Department Stores and Arthur Anderson and Co...
Birth (Published 11-10) (11/10/06)
CHARLESTON - Katrina and Michael Coleman are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 3:11 p.m. Sept. 18, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center's Family BirthPlace in Cape Girardeau. Karleigh Rae Coleman weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 19.5 inches long...
Looking Back 11/10 (11/10/06)
SIKESTON - Mrs. Hugh R. Cawthorn and her daughter Mary have purchased the Grugett and McCord Gift Shop from Mrs. Cawthorn's sister. SIKESTON - The Sikeston Bulldogs downed Blytheville, Ark., 41-25 in the last game of the season. Fifteen members of the Dogs' team ended their season also, leaving a large hole for Coach Bill Sapp to fill...
Your view: Veteran's Day tribute (11/10/06)
Why I want to place the wreath The tomb of the Unknown Soldier is a very solemn and special place. The tomb is such an incredible place because of what it symbolizes. When God created the earth, He gave man the job of giving everything a name. I think that today it is still man's job and obligation to give everything and everyone a name, even after they die. ...
Speakout 11/10 (11/10/06)
Bring it on I think that it would be a good idea to bring the G.E.D. test to Mission Missouri. I strongly believe a lot of people would come and take the test. Missed the announcement in the paper. What is the schedule for the fall leaf pick-up? We live on Park, which I believe is in area 7. Thanks...