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Stories from Tuesday, December 26, 2006

Officers have busy weekend (12/26/06)
SIKESTON -- Department of Public Safety officers had a busy holiday weekend. Between Friday and Monday evening, officers found a dead woman lying near a roadway, responded to a shooting, responded to an armed robbery and stabbing, and also responded to the robbery of "Anything and Everything" discount grocery store, according to a news release issued this morning...
City gets equipment that will save lives (12/26/06)
SIKESTON -- As every moment counts for heart attack victims, Sikeston has added equipment and training to significantly better their odds. "We've been doing CPR training for a number of years," said Jiggs Moore, supervisor for Sikeston's parks division. ...
City begins collecting real Christmas trees today (12/26/06)
SIKESTON - Those who decorate with real Christmas trees during the holidays also have a valuable conservation asset that can have a positive impact well beyond the holidays. By recycling real Christmas trees through the annual Christmas tree collection program, area residents can improve fish habitat in the city's lakes in the Recreation Complex and R.S. Matthews Park and the Corps of Engineers' Lake Wappapello, which ultimately will improve the fishing in those lakes...
One is in custody after high speed chase (12/26/06)
CARUTHERSVILLE - A man is in custody following a high speed chase through Caruthersville. According to Caruthersville Police, the chase began at approximately 3:10 p.m. Friday as officers were investigating an improperly parked car at the intersection of 13th and Walker streets...
Men injured in knife fight (12/26/06)
CARUTHERSVILLE - An knife fight put one man in the hospital and left both men facing charges. At 9:21 p.m. Monday, Caruthersville Police were called to Morgan's Package where Curtis Smith, 57, of Caruthersville was found cut and bleeding from his neck. Smith told officers he got in an altercation with Crozet Wiley, 51, of Caruthersville...
Carrie Mae Smith (12/26/06)
SIKESTON - Carrie Mae Clinton Smith, 82, died Dec. 24, 2006, at her home. Born Sept. 1, 1924, in Sikeston, to the late Ora Hilton and Flossie Helen Davis Clinton, she was a housewife and homemaker. She had worked for International Shoe Company for 15 years and also had worked at the Lamp and Fan in Sikeston and Luber's Dress Shop. For 65 years she was a member of the First Baptist Church...
Lena Roderman (12/26/06)
DEXTER -- Lena Roderman, 81, died Dec. 23, 2006, in the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born July 24, 1925, at Piedmont, daughter of the late Walter and Elsie Martin Potter, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Dexter and a former secretary at the International Hat Factory in Dexter...
Clyde Flaker (12/26/06)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Clyde Frank Flaker, 84, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Dec. 22, 2006, at the Lenoir Nursing Home in Columbia. He was born on Sept. 8, 1922, at Florissant, the son of Carl B. and Catherine Ebesmeyer Flaker. He was a jeweler. He was a member of the Elks Club, the Gemological Institute of America (GIA certified) and St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. He was an avid golfer...
Christene Woodall (12/26/06)
MARSTON - Christene Woodall, 40, died Dec. 23, 2006, at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis. She was born May 10, 1966, at Bakerville, Calif., to Maggie Mitchem of Marston and the late Oliver Mitchem. On May 22, 1985, in Blytheville, Ark., she married Billy Woodall of Wardell who survives...
Kimberly Chesteen (12/26/06)
PONTOON BEACH, Ill. - Kimberly Dawn Chesteen, 45, died Dec. 21, 2006, in Pontoon Beach, Ill. Born Sept. 27, 1961, in Chaffee, Mo., to Mabel Geraldine "Jeri" Flanigan of Oran, Mo., and the late Duel Flanigan, she enjoyed crocheting and spending time with her children and grandchildren...
Virginia Wylder (12/26/06)
SCOTT CITY - Virginia Mae Wylder, 79, died at 6:35 a.m. Dec. 26, 2006, at Ratliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 11, 1927, in St. Louis, to the late Otto Charles and Rosiena Philemena Zoellner Heisserer, she was a housewife and had worked as a machine operator at Elk Walker Factory in Scott City...
Virginia Greenwood (12/26/06)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Virginia Wallace Greenwood, 72, died at 7 a.m. Dec. 24, 2006, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born March 13, 1934, in Mississippi County, daughter of the late Miles A. and Violet Rhody Johnson Wallace, she lived in rural East Prairie most of her life and was a member of the First Christian Church in East Prairie. ...
Charles Heavener (12/26/06)
MINER -- Charles Heavener, 66, formerly of Morris Chapel, Tenn., died Dec. 25, 2006, at the Miner Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home of Charleston.
Clauvus Ward (12/26/06)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers for services held today at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston for Clauvus Ward, 88, who died Dec. 23, 2006, were: Mike Bolen, Matt Bolen, Dewayne Miller, Bill Feezor, Jack Feezor and Don Bellah. Honorary pallbearers were Lee Pattengill and Jeff Shoffner...
Billy Gene Cookson (12/26/06)
PUXICO - Billy Gene Cookson, 72, died Dec. 23, 2006, at the Puxico Nursing and Rehab Center in Puxico. Born May 12, 1934, to the late Everett and Tincy Harris Cookson, he had lived in Puxico most of his life. A graduate of Puxico High School, he was a veteran of the U.S. Navy...
Ashley Rogers (12/26/06)
HAYTI - Ashley Nicole Rogers, 20, died Dec. 20, 2006, at Cape Girardeau from injuries sustained in a car accident. Born April 18, 1986, at Hayti, daughter of Kathryn Kelle Madison of Hayti and Stephen L. Rogers of New Madrid , she was a 2004 graduate of North Pemiscot High School and had attended Southeast Missouri State University. ...
Elwanda Shoemaker (12/26/06)
SPRINGFIELD - Elwanda C. Wyatt Mattingly Shoemaker, 75, formerly of Portageville, died Dec. 23, 2006, in Cox South Hospital at Springfield. Born Nov. 24, 1931, at Portageville, she retired from Southwestern Bell Telephone after 42 years and was a member of the Fremont Baptist Church in Springfield...
Looking Back 12/26 (12/26/06)
SIKESTON - Sikeston's High School Bulldogs dropped two games to the Cape Central Tigers. The A team lost 37-27 while the B team suffered a 19-15 defeat. SIKESTON - A hazardous driving warning was issued for Southeast Missouri this morning as rain fell with temperatures near freezing. Friday, four inches of snow fell, enough to give Sikeston a white Christmas...
Speakout 12/26 (12/26/06)
I was headed north on Pine Street about 12:30, I stopped at the stop sign on Virginia and Pine. Good thing I did, because there was a young man in a little car come flying across there doing 50 or more, run the stop sign. I took off after him, but somebody got in my way. ...