[Nameplate] Mostly Cloudy and Breezy ~ 50°F  
Freeze Warning
Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Stories from Sunday, November 26, 2006

Two good deeds performed by the book (11/26/06)
SIKESTON -- Think of it as a way to do two good deeds at once. The Sikeston Public Library's Fine Free Weeks is an opportunity for patrons with overdue materials to return them to the library without a fine being imposed while helping out those less fortunate than themselves at the same time, according to Sue Tangeman, library director...
Home tours will benefit Historical Society (11/26/06)
CHARLESTON -- The Mississippi County Historical Society's Christmas Home Tour is back. "We didn't do one last year so it's been two years since we've had one," said Tom Graham, board member and president of the Mississippi County Historical Society. "Other groups used to offer home tours. About six years ago, the Historical Society picked them up. This is our third or fourth one."...
Adoption options (11/26/06)
SIKESTON -- Adoption has always been an option for couples, but most recently celebrities have grabbed national attention with their adoptions, leaving others to wonder about the process of legally obtaining a child. "Making a phone call is the first step in finding out more about the adoption process," said Molly Strickland, director of the Southeast Missouri Office of the Lutheran Family and Children's Services of Missouri in Cape Girardeau. ...
Tips for bird feeding in your backyard (11/26/06)
SIKESTON -- Backyards are popular bird feeding places. To increase the popularity of your feeding station, furnish water year round. The bluebird, Missouri's state bird, may be enticed to feeding stations during the winter if water is available. During prolonged periods of ice and snow cover, provide grit along with the seed. Birds lack teeth and the grit that they keep in their gizzards is used to grind up seeds...
NMCC girls hope depth, athleticism will carry team to new heights (11/26/06)
NEW MADRID -- Now in his third season as the head coach at New Madrid County Central High School, Lance Tollison is ready for his Lady Eagles to turn the corner this season after an improved 2005-06 campaign. With second-team all-region forward Heavenly Wren, guard Micah Nesselrodt and a group of talented underclassmen, Tollison thinks his team should improve on last season's 13-14 record...
Sikeston J.V. team wins consolation at Notre Dame Tourney (11/26/06)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston junior varsity basketball team brought home the consolation championship trophy with a 57-41 victory against Farmington in the Notre Dame J.V. Tournament on Friday. Sikeston (2-1) led most of the game, leading 11-9 after one quarter and 25...
Hoops season gets started with Classic (11/26/06)
NEW MADRID - The Charleston Bluejays basketball started the season on the right foot in the Riverbend Classic Shootout at New Madrid County Central on Friday night with a 70-53 win over the West Memphis (Ark.) Blue Devils. In other shootout action, Pine Bluff, Ark., ruined the debut of NMCC head coach Travis Day and defeated the Eagles 80-51 in the first contest of the day...
New medical procedure battles fat (11/26/06)
SIKESTON - There it is on the billboard: No sweat. No dieting. No kidding. And now, LipoDissolve, a nonsurgical, cosmetic treatment to eliminate fat, is available in Sikeston. No kidding. Since September, Dr. Ken Stone has offered the medicated injections through Skin Medics, his Medi-spa and LipoDissolve Clinic at 121 Smith St...
Bootheel Counseling names a new executive director (11/26/06)
SIKESTON - Cheryl Jones is the new executive director of Bootheel Counseling Services. Jones follows Ron Steinmetz, who retired in October after serving as executive director since the agency's inception in 1976, into the directorship. "I am honored to have been chosen for this position," said Jones. "I will do my very best to continue the legacy that Ron Steinmetz and our Board of Directors has established over the past 31 years."...
Local leader attends national meeting (11/26/06)
Darryl Minner, an employee with Associated Electric and president-elect of the local Southeast Missouri Human Resources Association, attended the national Society for Human Resources Membership leadership conference Nov. 9-11 in Washington, D.C. He is pictured with Karen Silberman, SHRM foundation director. ...
Charles Hart (11/26/06)
EAST PRAIRIE - Charles Hart, 57, died Nov. 24, 2006, in the V.A. Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home of East Prairie.
Marie Thomas (11/26/06)
PORTAGEVILLE - Marie Meadows Thomas, 96, died Nov. 25, 2006, at the Portageville Nursing Home. Born Nov. 23, 1910, at Macedonia, Ill., to the late Owen and Mary Ingram Randolph, she was a member of the First Baptist Church and the Zorcas Sunday School Class in Portageville...
Ivaun D. Douglas (11/26/06)
DEXTER -- Ivaun D. Douglas, 91, died Nov. 24, 2006, at the Golden Living Center. Born Oct. 29, 1915, in Bloomfield, daughter of the late John and Pearl Malone McCain, she had worked at Elders Manufacturing in Bloomfield for 26 years and was a member of the Assembly of God Church in Dexter...
Jack Taylor (11/26/06)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers for services held Saturday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Jackie Lee "Jack" Taylor, 71, who died Nov. 22, 2006, were: Doug Copeland, Pete Ivy, Marty Parham, Alan Lancaster, James Smart and Keith Chapman. Honorary pallbearers were Don King and LaVerne Rettig...
Stanley G. Jones (11/26/06)
SANIBEL ISLAND, Fla. - Stanley Gordon Jones was born January 25, 1929 in Bonne Terre, Missouri. He died November 19, 2006 in Ft. Myers, Fla. He was the first-born son of Celeste Phillips Jones and Elmer Alonzo Jones of Bonne Terre, Missouri. After graduating from Bonne Terre High School he enlisted in the United States Army and spent time in the Philippine Islands. ...
Birth (Published 11/26) (11/26/06)
SIKESTON - Alejandra Rivera is the parent of her first child, a son, born at 10: 07 p.m. Oct. 6, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Christopher Anthony Rivera weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces, and was 20 inches long. Grandparents are Cathy Rivera and Victor Zarate...
Lambert - McLemore (11/26/06)
SIKESTON -- Beth Suzanne Lambert and Jason Thomas McLemore were united in marriage during a 4 p.m. ceremony May 27, 2006, at Miner Baptist Church in Sikeston. The Rev. Mitchell Jackson, pastor, performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Terry and Regina Lambert and Ron and Cindy Ressel of Sikeston. Parents of the bridegroom are Edward and Menetta McLemore of Sikeston...
Heuiser - Wede (11/26/06)
SIKESTON -- Kevin and Anna Heuiser have announced the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer M. Heuiser, to Douglas F. Wede, son of Don and Leslie Crone of Edwardsville, Ill. A 2005 graduate of Union University in Jackson, Tenn., the future bride is a seventh grade math teacher at Crockett County Middle School in Alamo, Tenn...
Looking Back 11/26 (11/26/06)
SIKESTON - Fire nearly destroyed a two-story, nine-room frame home occupied by R.E. Limbaugh and his son, Ernest Limbaugh. SIKESTON - Farmers and farm leaders from Scott, Mississippi, New Madrid, Stoddard and Cape Girardeau counties will attend the annual stockholders meeting of the Federal Land Bank of Sikeston Thursday in the American Legion Hall at 1 p.m...
Not everyone will be helped this holiday (11/26/06)
OK, so we have one holiday out of the way and one big one just weeks away. I don't mean to sound like Scrooge - though many would disagree - but let's all admit we've lost much of the true meaning of the holiday season. It's over-commercialized, it's frantic pressure and it's highly disruptive of the routine which I admit brings me comfort...
Speakout 11/26 (11/26/06)
I would just like to speak out to these people who are trying to get these instant money loans or holiday loans. Income tax places are trying to get you in to give you loans to help you out with your holiday bills. Please beware. They act like just anyone can get these loans and they can't. ...