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Stories from Thursday, November 30, 2006

Many miss point of city's leaf program (11/30/06)
SIKESTON -- Some Sikeston residents are missing the point of the city's leaf collection program. The annual Leaf Collection Program was established in Sikeston to address the problem of leaves clogging up storm sewers, according to Trey Hardy, community redevelopment coordinator...
Fun in the sun (11/30/06)
Nolan Self, 3, plays on the monkey bars at the Sikeston Sports Complex. Nolan along with his sister Camryn enjoyed the unseasonably warm weather with their cousins Nate, Emma and Darby Self. Today's rain is expected to turn to freezing rain and snow after midnight, however, little or no accumulation is expected...
Cole returns from China (11/30/06)
SIKESTON -- After returning a week ago today from China, where he received stem cell treatments, Terry Cole is wasting no time working to gain movement. He's already able to move his toes. "Jan. 4 will be 32 years," Cole said about recalling the last time he's felt any movement in his feet since he was paralyzed after suffering a spinal cord injury in a car accident...
Marijuana discovered during investigation (11/30/06)
SIKESTON -- Three persons, including a Sikeston man, face charges for possession of marijuana following searches by the SEMO Drug Task Force Tuesday. At 12:40 a.m. Tuesday officers from the SEMO Drug Task Force served a search warrant at Morehouse residence. ...
Nobody asked me but... (11/30/06)
Nobody asked me but...the Blytheville Chickasaws look primed for another run at an Arkansas state championship. Whoever said the Chickasaws were going to be a little down this year was sorely mistaken. They only returned one starter from last year's Class AAAA state champion team, but you couldn't tell that by the performance they gave on Tuesday night against Sikeston in both teams' season-opener...
Portageville's Swims resigns as head coach (11/30/06)
PORTAGEVILLE - After three years at the helm of the Portageville Bulldogs football program, coach Ashley Swims has tendered his resignation to the Portageville Board of Education. "The reason for my decision is simple," said Swims, "the program hasn't been successful in the past three years and the blame has to fall on me. ...
SHS soccer players honored (11/30/06)
SIKESTON -- The soccer postseason honors were recently released and to no surprise, senior Blake Taylor and junior goalkeeper Scott Droddy were the top recipients in 2006. Taylor, Sikeston's career leader in several scoring categories and Droddy, the Bulldogs' all-time saves leader were honored with the prestigious all-region selection...
Caruthersville's Reed wins Carr Trophy (11/30/06)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Kendrickus Reed picked up the Carr Trophy becoming the third Caruthersville running back in four years to earn the award given to the "best high school football player in Southeast Missouri." Reed rushed for 2,537 yards and scored 144 points for the 7-5 Tigers in leading his team to the Class 2 quarterfinals...
Portageville, NMCC to square off in Gideon tournament (11/30/06)
GIDEON - The New Madrid County Central Lady Eagles and the Portageville Lady Bulldogs both won first round games at the Lady Bulldog Classic in Gideon on Tuesday night. NMCC outscored Malden 23-8 in the second quarter to take control of the contest and went on to win 61-27 over the Lady Wave...
David Cossiboom (11/30/06)
SCOTT CITY -- David Ray Cossiboom, 51, died at 3:50 p.m. Nov. 27, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born May 30, 1955, in Cape Girardeau, son of Bessie Arleen Huffman Tipsword of Scott City and the late Henry Alonzo Cossiboom, he was an operation room material manager for Southeast Missouri Hospital. A U.S. Air Force veteran, he was of the Protestant belief and a member of Chaffee Elks 1810...
Eleanor Leirer (11/30/06)
GIDEON -- Eleanor Leirer, 91, died Nov. 26, 2006, at the Gideon Care Center. Born Oct. 22, 1915, at Bernie, daughter of the late Richard and Lillie Ramsey Sadler, she was a homemaker and a member of the Methodist Church of Gideon. On Aug. 5, 1934, at Bernie, she married Everett Leirer who survives of the home...
Missy Johnston (11/30/06)
EAST PRAIRIE - Melissa "Missy" L. Johnston, 44, died at 11:24 p.m., Nov. 29, 2006, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home of East Prairie.
Michael Mullins (11/30/06)
ADVANCE -- Michael Wayne Mullins, 51, died Nov. 29, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
John Yount (11/30/06)
BLOOMFIELD - John Yount, 83, died Nov. 29, 2006, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home of Dexter.
Lila Farrenburg (11/30/06)
FARRENBURG - Lila M. Farrenburg, 79, died Nov. 29, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Richards Funeral Home of New Madrid.
Evelyn Palmer (11/30/06)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services for Evelyn Palmer, 91, who died Nov. 28, 2006, will be: Richard Hampton, Gerald Sitz, Paul Gillean, Rick Green, Hershel Patterson, Terry Jones and Josh Hampton. Visitation is at 5 p.m. today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel, where services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday with the Rev. Jim Calvin of the First Assembly of God Church officiating, assisted by the Rev. Ron Tate, pastor of the church...
Delmer Pruitt (11/30/06)
DEXTER -- Delmer A. Pruitt, 81, died Nov. 29, 2006, at the Cypress Point Healthcare Facility. Born Dec. 25, 1924, near Dexter, son of the late Ambrose Lewis and Lula Mae Hull Pruitt, he had lived in the Dexter and Poplar Bluff area most of his life. He owned Pruitt Glass from 1960 to 1972 and was a past member and charter member of the Dexter Elks Lodge. He was also a past member of the Lions Club...
Doyle Lambert (11/30/06)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers at services held Wednesday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Doyle Lambert, 78, who died Nov. 27, 2006, were: Bobby Crump, Tim Lambert, Steve Lambert, Robby Hamby, Rick Tidwell and Billy Littleton.
Ruby Hampton (11/30/06)
ESSEX -- Ruby Hampton, 82, died Nov. 23, 2006, at her home. Born Dec. 6, 1923, in Wooster, Ark., daughter of the late Ben Berry and Nancy Jane Woodard Halcombe, she was a resident of Penermon and a member of Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Grayridge where she held many positions. She was a past member of Eastern Star and Heart Health Coalition...
Rheta Bentley (11/30/06)
CHAFFEE -- Rheta Winona Bentley, 58, died Nov. 28, 2006, at her home. Born Jan. 8, 1948, in Cairo, Ill., daughter of Patsy Ruth Abney Casper of Mounds, Ill., and the late Albert Gene Casper, she lived for the last 36 years in Chaffee where she was a member of the Chaffee General Baptist church. ...
Kevin Underhill (11/30/06)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers at services held today at Hunter Memorial First Presbyterian Church for Kevin Michael Underhill, 42, who died Nov. 25, 2006, were: Mike Sorth, Matt Stolle, Chris Warner, Robert Johnson, Barry Grissom and Curtis Elrod. Nunnelee Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements...
Looking Back 11/30 (11/30/06)
SIKESTON - The John Wilson family, who now reside at 110 Woodlawn, will move to their new residence at 916 North Ranney. SIKESTON - The Civil Air Patrol begins its annual candy sale today, its 35th anniversary. Profits from the project will be used to buy uniforms and sponsor field trips...
Your view: Giving thanks (11/30/06)
Thanksgiving Day 2006, I was privileged to have coordinated the community Thanksgiving meal feeding approximately 600 people. Over 500 of those meals were delivered into the community. The volunteers who helped me were a fantastic group of people who worked tirelessly to see that the meals were prepared, served and delivered in a timely fashion...
Speakout 11/30 (11/30/06)
When the Missouri Highway Department resurfaced Interstate 57 I was so hopeful that would solve all the problems. But there are potholes again, the concrete is falling apart again. Resurfacing really didn't do anything. Somehow you have to build up the foundation of Interstate 57 so it doesn't continue to fall apart...