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Stories from Thursday, January 25, 2007

Wild game supper is ministering opportunity (01/25/07)
SIKESTON -- The First Assembly of God will once again minister to men by recreating the outdoors inside their multipurpose building for their annual Wild Game Supper. Last year's event brought in over 600 men. "We will have well over 1,000 this year," predicted Ron Tate, pastor of the church...
Screening process begins for SHS football position (01/25/07)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston High School has finished accepting applications for the head football position that Jerry Dement vacated in late November. The school stopped taking applications on Jan. 16. Sikeston athletic director Brent Keefer didn't indicate how many applicants there are and didn't reveal any names of applicants, but said the screening process is currently underway...
Jean McCord (01/25/07)
SIKESTON -- Jean G. McCord, 86, died at 5:35 a.m. Jan. 25, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
William Richmond Lewis III (01/25/07)
SIKESTON - William Richmond "Rich" Lewis III, 39 years of age, son of William Richmond "Bill" Lewis Jr. of Sikeston and Kristin (Dahlby) Johnson of Citrus Springs, Fla., died unexpectedly while on vacation with his father in Acapulco, Mexico. Rich was born March 20, 1967, in Sikeston and grew up there. ...
Martin A. Blunt (01/25/07)
DEXTER - Martin A. Blunt, 76, died Jan. 24, 2007, in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter. Born April 11, 1930, in Stoddard County, son of the late Henry A. and Violet Rose Summers Blunt, he was a carpenter, a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and of the Pentecostal belief...
Terry Eskew (01/25/07)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for the services conducted Wednesday at Ponder Funeral Home for Terry Lee Eskew, 58, who died Jan. 21, 2007, were: Mike Waddle, Gary Bond, Gary Polley, Jamie Easter, Toby Burton, Mike Bell, Travis Glueck and Matt Holland.
Dorothy Watson (01/25/07)
BLOOMFIELD -- Dorothy Mae Watson, 66, died Jan. 22, 2007, in the Crowley Ridge Care Center. Born Sept. 7, 1940, at Kings, Ill., daughter of the late Leonard Le-Roy and Sarah Bessie Jiles Lane she was a homemaker and attended the Southwest Church of Nazarene in Dexter...
James Harbison (01/25/07)
MATTHEWS - James Harbison, 79, died Jan. 24, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home of Sikeston.
Births (Published 1/25) (01/25/07)
WYATT - Sarah Hurt is the parent of her first child, a son, born at 2:30 p.m. Dec. 4, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Dominick Scott weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 19 inches long. Grandparents are Melanie Riley, Kevin Hurt and Bobbie Riley...
Looking Back 1/25 (01/25/07)
SIKESTON - Mrs. Edward Boardman entertained at her home Sunday evening with a buffet supper for her son, Earl. SIKESTON - Bill Scarbrough, Okeechobee District Boy Scout chairman, announced the appointment of Pat Lea, vice president of the Bank of Sikeston, as Boy Scout Week chairman...
Show opposition without filibusters (01/25/07)
The filibuster is a legislative tactic where one elected official takes the floor and rambles endlessly without allowing another member to take the floor. It's a stalling tactic because a filibuster is a symbolic move that rarely works. Filibusters were used during the civil rights era when Southern politicians would take the floor of Congress and stall a vote...
Your view: A letter from Santa (01/25/07)
Dear Mike and Don, What a wonderful holiday season this year. Ole Santa always has a great time with the children of all ages of the world who "believe" in me and the reason for the season. Christmas Eve is such a busy and wonderful night of each year, but it sure does wear ole Santa out. ...
Speakout 1/25 (01/25/07)
I am really getting tired of these temp employment companies. I recently got laid off due to employee cut back, I lost everything, health insurance, pay and all. I did get to draw my unemployment. Anyway I went to every one of these places and all the same, let's put you in a 2 week position or a two day position. ...