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Stories from Monday, November 13, 2006

Death under investigation (11/13/06)
SIKESTON -- The death of a 29-year-old male is under investigation by the Sikeston Department of Public Safety. According to Sikeston DPS Director Drew Juden, at around 10:30 a.m. Sunday a DPS dispatcher received a call of a subject not breathing at 822 Clearwater. DPS officers responded and found Matthew David Barnes unresponsive in the living room area of the residence. New Madrid County Assistant Coroner Ralph Barnwell pronounced the subject dead a short time later...
Project becomes a reality (11/13/06)
With the trees cleared away, the work at Mud Ditch near New Madrid is now evident. The St. John's Bayou-New Madrid Floodway Project that will ultimately close the gap between the frontline and setback levees began earlier this fall by Hill Brothers Construction of Falkner, Miss. The $32.5 million project is aimed at protecting a region in the Bootheel from backwater flooding from the Mississippi River and to eventually reduce headwater flooding in the vicinity of East Prairie...
Shots fired in domestic dispute (11/13/06)
BENTON -- A Morley couple is in custody following a domestic dispute that resulted in a shot being fired from a shotgun and a quantity of marijuana being seized. Charles V. Roberts, 35, of Morley is charged with second degree domestic assault, unlawful use of a weapon and manufacture of a controlled substance. Roberts' wife, Teresa G. Roberts, 38, is charged with manufacture of a controlled substance...
Scott Moyer Jr. (11/13/06)
MATTHEWS -- Scott Allen Moyer Jr., 21, died Nov. 10, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born July 9, 1985, in Michigan City, Ind., son of Virginia Shull of Matthews and Scott Moyer Sr. of Bristol, Ind., he was an automotive detailer...
Dorris Baker (11/13/06)
PORTAGEVILLE - Dorris Baker, 94, died Nov. 12, 2006, at Pemiscot Memorial Health System in Hayti. Born Jan. 29, 1912, in Neelyville, to the late William and Margaret Mills Krigbaum, she lived most of her life in Portageville, where she was a faithful member of the First Baptist Church until she became homebound. She worked many years beside her husband, Evans, and son, Gary, in their grocery store business...
Zallah Bell (11/13/06)
LILBOURN -- Zallah Bell, 96, died Nov. 10, 2006, at Beverly Nursing Center in New Madrid. Born Feb. 27, 1910, in Lilbourn, daughter of the late Gustavus and Amanda Jewel Ewing Tinsley, she was a member of the First United Methodist Church. She was a registered nurse and employed at Missouri Baptist in St. Louis and McLaren Hospital in Flint, Mich., before retiring...
Births (Published 11/13) (11/13/06)
Hernandez SIKESTON - Jessica Thrower and Hector Hernandez are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 11:11 a.m. Sept. 21, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Noah Mauricio Hernandez weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 19 inches long...
Looking Back 11/13 (11/13/06)
SIKESTON - Plans to raise $100,000 to construct a new building for the Methodist Church will be completed at a meeting Nov. 21. SIKESTON - A former Sikeston policeman has returned to work as a radio operator. City Manager Raymert Miller announced that Leon R. Culp has been hired. Culp was last a member of the department about three years ago...
Your view: Editorial appreciated (11/13/06)
Dear Mike, I would like to commend the Standard on the covering of 1st Lt. Amos Camden Riley Bock's death. There are no sufficient words at a time like this and sometimes the least said is the most touching. So was the absence of your "Letter to the Editor" spot on the day of Camden's funeral, with his obituary only in it's place...
Your view: A great letter (11/13/06)
Kudos to Mary Keenan for her view that appeared in Sunday's Standard- Democrat. I have been thinking the same thing for quite some time and she told it like it is. I would like to add a quote as told to defense plant workers during World War II. "Loose lips sink ships." Today's media think they have to know everything and then pass it on to the enemy via the evening new or in their newspapers. ...
Your view: A NAMB fan (11/13/06)
To whom it may concern, I am writing today because I am very upset that my favorite column was not in yesterdays paper.. I love the Nobody asked me column, it is why I read the paper on Wednesday. Chris Moore is a great writer and I love that he doesn't sugar-coat his column.. I love that he has a open mind and that he is free to write what he feels.. I hope that the column is back in next weeks paper, if not I and a few others that I know will be very disappointed yet again.. Sincerely...
Speakout 11/13 (11/13/06)
I did not have the luxury of having a college education. I have no computer so I'm unable to surf the Internet. I have never been able to blog, but I have no doubt to what Mr. Kerry was referring to when he said, "Stuck in Iraq." He was referring to Mr. Bush...