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Stories from Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Bridges to be improved (11/28/06)
Local bridges to be included in MoDOT's Safe & Sound Bridge Improvement Plan are: (4) Route H at I-55 (4) Hwy 77 at Caney Creek (4) Route DD at Little River Ditch 36 (4) Route W at Ditch 1 (4) Route W at Ditch 291 (4) Route W at Main Ditch, District 3...
Local bridges part of program (11/28/06)
SIKESTON -- Twenty-five local bridges will be included in the Missouri Department of Transportation's innovative program to fix or replace the state's worst bridges. MoDOT's Safe and Sound Bridge Improvement Plan targets over 800 bridges in poor condition to be improved or replaced between 2007 and 2012 under an unprecedented plan to do so under a single contract...
Marston man pleads guilty (11/28/06)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- A Marston man has pled guilty to a federal felony drug charge. Clifford Dale Gream, 65, entered a plea of guilty to one count of possession with intent to distribute five grams or more of methamphetamine. Gream, who appeared before U.S. ...
Craft show has turned into a holiday tradition (11/28/06)
BENTON -- Those who haven't finished their Christmas shopping may find just what they're looking for at the Seventh Annual Winter Wonderland of Treasures sale. This year's fundraiser by St. Denis School will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 2 at the St. Denis Parish Center on Highway 61 in Benton. It will feature crafts of all kinds, specialty-food items, direct-sale items and more. Admission is free...
SHS Lady Bulldogs lose season opener (11/28/06)
DONIPHAN - The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs basketball team had a tough opening assignment for the 2006-07 season opener on Monday night in the Doniphan Donettes. Last season, Doniphan captured fourth place at the Class 3 state tournament and return many players from that team...
Scott Central rallies past Oran (11/28/06)
ORAN -- Host Oran and Scott County Central tangled in a barn burner to bring down the curtain on the opening round of the 51st Oran Invitational Tournament on Monday. Scott Central, the No. 3 seed, made the key plays down the stretch to hand No. 6 Oran a 73-67 loss...
SJHS teams sweep Jackson (11/28/06)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston 8th and 9th grade basketball teams swept Jackson's junior high teams on Monday evening at the Sikeston Field House. The Sikeston 9th grade team defeated Jackson 57-46 to improve to 2-0 on the season while the Sikeston 8th grade team narrowly defeated Jackson 35...
Kenneth Stephens (11/28/06)
NEW MADRID - Kenneth Edward Stephens, 77, died Nov. 23, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Jan 3, 1929, at Canalou, he was the son of the late Herschel and Lillian Drake Stephens. He is survived by: two sons, Kenneth Wayne and Thomas Stephens of Grand Rapids, Mich.; four sisters, Martha Wilkening and Darlene Allgood of Sikeston, Edna Bunch of Hope, Ark. and Vonna Hughes of Dalhart, Texas; one brother, Phillip Stephens of Broken Bow, Okla.; and four grandchildren...
David Lloyd Byrd (11/28/06)
DEXTER -- David Lloyd Byrd, 55, died Nov. 27, 2006, at his home. Born March 14, 1951, in Grayridge, son of the late James Lloyd and Virginia Henley Byrd, he had lived in Bloomfield for many years and had moved to Dexter a short time ago. He had worked as a heavy equipment operator...
Doyle Lambert (11/28/06)
SIKESTON -- Doyle Lambert, 78, died at 10 p.m. Nov. 27, 2006, at his home. Born Dec. 10, 1927, in Marion County, Ala., to the late Charles W. and Autie Ethyl Nelson Lambert, he both served and retired from the United States Air Force. He was also employed until his retirement in the administration department at Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau...
Kevin Underhill (11/28/06)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Kevin Michael Underhill, 42, formerly of Sikeston, died Nov. 25, 2006, at Forest Park Hospital in St. Louis. He was born on Nov. 1, 1964, in Sikeston, to Earl and Janet Alexander Underhill. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Jacksonville, Ala., and Sikeston Chapter of The People's First and was previously employed by Six Flags of St. Louis...
Cecil Adams (11/28/06)
SIKESTON -- Cecil Adams, 77, died Nov. 27, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born April 3, 1929, in Lake City, Ark., son of the late William H. and Sudie D. Turner Adams, he was the founder of Bethel Missionary Baptist Church in Sikeston and for 16 years had served as pastor of Matthews Missionary Baptist Church...
John Hunter (11/28/06)
NEW MADRID -- John Alfred Hunter, 78, died Nov. 25, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 24, 1928, in New Madrid, he was the son of the late Tom Furg and Mary C. "May" Gallivan Hunter. On April 19, 1954, in New Madrid, he married Marie Householder Hunter, who survives of the home...
Births (Published 11/28) (11/28/06)
NEW MADRID - Christopher and Machelle Ramsey are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 5:34 p.m. Oct. 6, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Remington Kent Ramsey weighed 8 pounds, 15 ounces, and was 20.75 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Sheila Vaughn and the late Jackie Vaughn. Maternal great-grandparents are Larry and Carol Hoilifield...
Looking Back 11/28 (11/28/06)
SIKESTON - Airport notes: Lorin Gregory and William O. Comstock, students of the G.I. Flight program, made their first flights. DEXTER - Marshall Craig, Sikeston judge of the 33rd Judicial Circuit, was re- elected president of the Southeast Missouri Council, Boy Scouts of America, at its annual meeting Monday night ...
Racial profiling may not always be wrong (11/28/06)
OK, so here's the background. Six Muslims book the same flight. Three of the men had one-way tickets and no checked baggage. Some of the men asked for seat belt extensions even though flight attendants told the men they weren't needed. One passenger passed a note to the pilot that said the men were overheard criticizing the U.S. involvement in Iraq and speaking angrily near the boarding gate...
Speakout 11/28 (11/28/06)
I got my taxes the other day and can you tell me whose health insurance I am paying? It's certainly not mine. Why do we pay someone's health insurance when they can't pay? Let them pay their own insurance. City or county, that's not right. I would like for someone to pay my insurance, too. And why do we pay a school tax? We don't have no school kids in school. And why do some pay more than others? Would you please answer these questions for me?...