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Stories from Tuesday, January 23, 2007

Learning center will pilot new initiative (01/23/07)
ORAN -- A Scott County child care facility will participate in a new initiative to ensure safe and quality care of children. As one of eight early childhood facilities in the state to be chosen, Early Learning Center Inc. in rural Oran will serve as a pilot site for the National Strengthening Families Initiative...
Sikeston gets tough on rental ordinance (01/23/07)
SIKESTON - Over 200 Sikeston landlords are facing a $500 fine after missing the Dec. 1 deadline to register rental property. "The fine for failure to comply with the city of Sikeston Rental Registration ordinance is $500," said Trey Hardy, community redevelopment coordinator, "and we're currently looking at a target date of Feb. 1 to begin imposing that fine."...
SJHS teams pick up road victories (01/23/07)
JACKSON -- The Sikeston Junior High School teams both picked up wins on the road on Monday in the Jackson Tournament. The Bulldog freshmen defeated Jackson 39-30 to improve to 11-3 on the season. The Bulldog 8th grade team held on to defeat Poplar Bluff 41-40 in the Jackson Tournament...
Lady 'Dogs pound Kennett (01/23/07)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs defeated the Kennett Lady Indians at home on Monday night, 51-34. Sikeston had a 41-21 rebounding advantage over Kennett and forced 19 Lady Indian turnovers with solid full-court pressure. "We put a lot of pressure on them and forced some turnovers," said Sikeston head coach Homer Jackson. "That is reverse from what we have been doing. Usually we are the ones that have problems with pressure defense."...
Kelly girls beat St. Vincent in overtime thriller (01/23/07)
BENTON -- A perfectly-executed inbounds play provided the gamewinner for the Kelly Lady Hawks in a thrilling overtime win over the St. Vincent Squaws on Monday. Brittany Ponder scored the game-winning layup with no time left for a 49-48 victory. Trailing 48-47 with 2.6 seconds remaining in the overtime period, Sarah Ruff, battling a dislocated finger suffered in the opening minute of the game, lofted an inbounds pass from the backcourt to Debra Hall. ...
Portageville girls defeat Caruthersville in conference battle (01/23/07)
The Portageville Lady Bulldogs defeated conference foe Caruthersville Lady Tigers at home on Monday night, 75-61. It was a team effort for Portageville as four girls scored in double digits, led by 6-0 sophomore Jeleea Drake who pumped in 19 points and led the Lady Bulldogs with 14 rebounds...
Raymond Carson (01/23/07)
PORTAGEVILLE - Raymond Carson, 93, died Jan. 22, 2007, at his home. Born Feb. 26, 1913, in Portageville, son of the late Ida Murphy Carson and Robert Lee Carson, he was a member of the First Church of God. On Feb. 27, 1935, in Portageville, he married Irene Butler who preceded him in death on March 20, 2004...
Dorothy Young (01/23/07)
DEXTER -- Dorothy B. Young, 90, died Jan. 21, 2007, at her home in Dexter. Born Dec. 13, 1916, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of the late Clarence E. Atchison and Agnes Mary Kight, she was of the Methodist belief and had worked for 31 years at Elders Manufacturing in Dexter...
Freida Woodruff (01/23/07)
OSCAR, Ky. - Freida Woodruff, 74, died at 5:09 p.m., Jan. 21, 2007, at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah. Daughter of the late Fred and Earlene Delt Essary, she had worked for many years as a cook for several nursing homes in the Oscar area. Survivors include: her husband, Bucky Woodruff of the home; four sons and two daughters-in-law, Russell Forest of St. ...
Glennon Braun (01/23/07)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Glennon J. Braun, 79, died Jan. 21, 2007, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Born March 31, 1927, in St. Mary, son of the late Lawrence H. and Agnes Burgert Braun, he was a railway agent for 37 years with Frisco and Burlington Northern railroads. He was also a cabinet builder and wood crafter. A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he was a third degree member of Knights of Columbus...
Dorothy Watson (01/23/07)
BLOOMFIELD -- Dorothy Watson, 66, died Jan. 22, 2007, at Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Jack Mattison (01/23/07)
SIKESTON - Funeral services for Jack Mattison, 67, who died Jan. 21, 2007, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Glenn Davis (01/23/07)
SIKESTON -- Glenn Edward Davis, 65, died at 3:32 p.m. Jan. 21, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 21, 1941, in Cobden, Ill., son of the late Lewis Edward Davis and Thelma Irene Palmer Mize, he had lived for 25 years in Wyatt before moving to Sikeston in December 2006. ...
Estele Buehler (01/23/07)
VANDUSER -- Pallbearers at services held today at the Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield for Estele Buehler, 89, who died Jan. 20, 2007, were Dave Simpson, Mike Watkins, Bob Wallace Jr., Bob Wallace Sr., John Watkins and Travis Wallace. Ponder Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements...
Josie R. Yant (01/23/07)
EAST PRAIRIE - Pallbearers for services held Monday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Josie Rae Yant, 83, who died on Jan. 20, 2007, were: John Scarbrough, Clyde Launius, Carl Bogle, Larry Agee, Geary Yant and Charles Campbell.
Melinda Goering (01/23/07)
SIKESTON -- Melinda Goering, 40, died Jan. 21, 2007, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Born July 16, 1966, in Sikeston, daughter of Jack and Katherine Jester Miller of Sikeston, she was a member of United Pentecostal Church. She married Fenton Goering who survives of the home...
Bobby Lowell Robins (01/23/07)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Bobby Lowell Robins, 70, passed away on Jan. 21, 2007, at the University of Arkansas Medical Center in Little Rock, Ark. Bobby was born on April 6, 1936, in Jesup, Ark., to James Lowell and Mollie Faye Robins. In 1945, Bob moved with his parents to Dexter from Arkansas and resided many years in Dexter and for the past 23 years in Cape Girardeau. ...
Omer L. Donahue (01/23/07)
BLOOMFIELD -- Omer L. Donahue, 89, died Jan. 22, 2007, in the Missouri Southern Healthcare. Born Aug. 13, 1917, at Rector, Ark., son of the late C.B. and Florence Donahue, he was of the Pentecostal belief and a member of Spirit of Truth Worship Center in Bloomfield. ...
Births (Published 1/23) (01/23/07)
MOREHOUSE - Alicia Tunnell is the parent of her second child, second son, born at 11:42 p.m. Dec. 1, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Garrett Michael Tunnell weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces, and was 18.5 inches long. Grandparents are Tammy and Ronald Kuntz of Morehouse and Michael and Tamela Tunnell of Deland, Ill. ...
Looking Back 1/23 (01/23/07)
SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. R.L. Combs have moved into the home on Vernon Street previously occupied by Mr. and Mrs. G.A. Harwell. SIKESTON - An eight-man crew of state highway department workers begin surveying Highway 61 north for a widening of a two-mile strip from Greer to Y intersection...
Feeling blue? There might be a reason (01/23/07)
If you felt a little funky yesterday, you had every reason in the world. According to some learned experts, Monday, Jan. 22 was "blue Monday," the unhappiest day in the entire year. A combination of Christmas bills, ugly weather and lapses in your New Year's resolutions collide to make that one day just downright miserable, the experts say...
Speakout 1/23 (01/23/07)
With the Democrats now on record as wanting to keep troop levels in Iraq at the current level, I wonder if they will cut them the bus fare to get them home? What are they going to do, just leave them over there? That is what I think they are going to do. This is a sorry bunch...