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Stories from Tuesday, January 16, 2007

Locals reminded that civil rights leader spoke to all (01/16/07)
NEW MADRID -- Singing "We Shall Overcome" -- the key anthem of protest during the civil rights movement -- about 60 people marched down Main Street in New Madrid Monday morning, carrying signs that read "Equal Rights For All" and "I Have A Dream."...
Lady 'Dogs lose to Chaffee (01/16/07)
CHAFFEE -- A woeful fourth-quarter performance turned an opportunity for victory into a disappointing defeat for the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs. Leading by 10, the Bulldogs were outscored 13-2 in the final quarter of a 33-32 loss to the Chaffee Lady Red Devils on Monday...
E.P. nips kelly in Scott-Miss. tourney (01/16/07)
MORLEY - The East Prairie Eagles basketball team defeated the Kelly Hawks in the first round of the Scott-Miss. Conference Tournament on Monday night, 69-64. The Eagles who were seeded No. 4, outscored Kelly 23-11 in the third quarter to take control in the physical battle with the No. 5 seed Hawks...
Linda Johnson (01/16/07)
DEXTER -- Linda Kay Johnson, 60, died Jan. 12, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born April 13, 1946, in Valley Park, she was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Dexter, a former cashier at Piggly Wiggly Supermarket in Dexter, and a former door inspector with WW Wood Products in Dudley...
Buz Gaylord (01/16/07)
DEXTER -- Virlin "Buz" Gaylord, 78, died Jan. 13, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Nov. 29, 1928, at Cooter, son of the late Horace Edgar and Bessie Jane Martin Gaylord, he was a regional claims manager for Shelter Insurance and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force...
Hazel Phillips (01/16/07)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Hazel M. Phillips, 44, died Jan. 12, 2007, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Born Oct. 19, 1962, in Corning, Calif., daughter of Goldie Weathers Winnsett of Snelling, Calif., and the late Louis Winnsett, she was raised in California and had lived and worked in Washington state where she worked in apple orchards. She moved to Poplar Bluff in May 2006...
Emma Stanton (01/16/07)
BERTRAND -- Emma Jean Stanton, 81, formerly of Sherrard, Ill., died Jan. 15, 2007, at Bertrand Nursing Center. Born April 8, 1925, in Sherrard, daughter of the late George and Thelma Ann Waters Coursey, she had lived most of her life in Illinois where she was employed for 45 years at the Farm-all/International Implement Co. at East Moline, Ill., until her retirement. She moved to Bertrand Nursing Center in 2005 to be with her daughter...
Daisy Williams (01/16/07)
East PRAIRIE -- Daisy L. Williams, 75, died at 11:08 p.m. Jan. 15, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born July 30, 1931, in Clay County, Ark., daughter of the late Alvin and Gladys Lowery Willis, she was a homemaker and of the Baptist belief...
Births (Published 1/16) (01/16/07)
CHARLESTON - Patrick and Yulaunda Farmer are the parents of their third child, third son, born at 7:38 a.m. Nov. 25, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Patrick Willie Farmer weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and was 19 inches long. Maternal grandparent is Chris Murray of Charleston...
Looking Back 1/16 (01/16/07)
SIKESTON - Playing at Jackson, the Sikeston Bulldogs defeated the high school team 60-27 in basketball action. SIKESTON - Fire damaged two wells and a section of the attic Tuesday at the Dan Robinson residence, 111 Maude. No one was injured. SIKESTON - A Boy Scout appreciation dinner, 7:30 pm. Thursday at the American Legion Hall, will honor 370 Scouts from Southeast Missouri. James F. Moore III is chairman of the program...
Part-time Congress may be a good thing (01/16/07)
With the Democrats firmly in charge of the United States Congress, look for a number of changes. When the Republicans regained control back in 1995 after 40 years of being in the minority, there were countless changes as well. The controlling party has the last word on when, where and how legislation is discussed or enacted. But the truth is, the more things change, the more they stay the same...
Speakout 1/16 (01/16/07)
I saw in today's paper that you can't make a left turn coming out of Wal-Mart out there by McDonald's there. I bet you Wal-Mart will win this one. I have read enough about cheating. Let me tell you something, I have been on both sides of the fence. ...