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Stories from Friday, February 2, 2007

Snowy roads create havoc (02/02/07)
DEXTER -- Two Dexter children were minorly injured after the school bus they were riding in Thursday morning struck a pole guide wire due to icy conditions. According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, at 7:20 a.m. on Stoddard County Road 624 at County Road 637, three miles west of Dexter, the accident occurred as the school bus, operated by Robert C. Blackler, 59, of Dexter, slid through the intersection and struck an embankment and utility pole guide wire...
Bedell is renamed to Board of Regents (02/02/07)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Missouri Gov. Matt Blunt today announced the reappointment of Donald "Brad" Bedell of Sikeston, to the Southeast Missouri State University Board of Regents. "Brad Bedell is an avid supporter of Southeast Missouri State University, and I am pleased he agreed to continue his service to the University," Blunt said...
County will be audited (02/02/07)
CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County will again be required to have an audit. During the regular County Commission meeting Thursday, County Clerk Junior DeLay advised commissioners federal funding totaling $468,999, which includes funding routed through the county for other entities such as the Susanna Wesley Family Learning Center, combined with $327,800 in federal funds received by the county health department exceed the $500,000 benchmark which obligates the county to be audited...
National economy impacts county (02/02/07)
CHARLESTON -- The economy in general and petroleum prices in particular will play a significant role in Mississippi County's finances this year. Mississippi County commissioners adopted the county's operating budget for 2007 during their regular meeting Thursday following a reading of the budget message by County Clerk Junior DeLay, budget officer for the county...
Don't miss spring (02/02/07)
SIKESTON -- Did you know that Groundhog Day (Feb. 2) is the halfway point between the winter solstice (Dec. 21) and the spring equinox (March 20)? Now, why is that important information to know? Well, when it comes to plants, the length of daily sunlight triggers growth and activity. ...
Herman Eiceman (02/02/07)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Herman L. Eiceman, 85, died Feb. 1, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born May 30, 1921, in Marston, he was the son of the late Fred and Nina Robinson Eiceman. On Dec. 15, 1972, in New Madrid County, he married Betty L. Buck who survives of the home...
Larry Hisaw (02/02/07)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers at services conducted Thursday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Larry D. Hisaw, 54, who died Jan. 28, 2007, were: Pat Kirby, Mark Adams, Dale Lee, Jeremy Bradshaw, John Bridges and Mike Gurley. Honorary pallbearer was Dave Dugger...
Shirley Pickett (02/02/07)
DEXTER -- Shirley M. Pickett died Feb. 1, 2007, at the Missouri Southern Health Care. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home of Dexter.
J.F. Worthington (02/02/07)
SIKESTON - The Rev. J.F. Worthington, 71, left his earthly home and went to be with the Lord on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2007. Born Oct. 5, 1935, at Vernon, Fla., to the late Ira G. Worthington and Marie G. Hydle, he served in the U.S. Air Force for nearly 10 years. He was in the ministry for 44 years, served as a pastor in the Sikeston area for over 20 years and was past-president of the Scott County Foster Parents Association...
Edward McLard (02/02/07)
DEXTER -- Edward McLard, 58, died Jan. 31, 2007, in the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born April 10, 1948, in Bloomfield, son of the late Franklin E. and Rubie Tankersley McLard, he was a brick layer and a veteran of the U.S. Army. In 1971 at Dexter, he was previously married to Barbara Renfro...
Alice Abbott (02/02/07)
DEXTER - Alice C. Abbott, 95, died Jan. 31, 2007, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center. Born Feb. 20, 1911, in Dexter, daughter of the late Thomas L. and Carrie Bell Tracer Allstun, she lived many years in Detroit where she worked at the Ford Motor Company and was a member of the Church of Christ. In 1974, she returned to Dexter...
Bernita Crawford (02/02/07)
CHARLESTON -- Bernita Key Crawford, 88, died at 8:18 p.m., Feb. 1, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born July 16, 1918, in Steele, daughter of the late Arthur and Estie Mae Chunn Key, she lived most of her life in Charleston and was of the Baptist belief...
Vera Black (02/02/07)
BERTRAND -- Vera Lou Black, 65, died at 2:13 a.m. Feb. 1, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Oct. 28, 1941, at Bell City, daughter of Lucille Taylor of Bertrand and the late Darrell Black, she was a retired farmer and a member of Trinity Methodist Church in Oran...
Shirley McEntire (02/02/07)
SIKESTON -- Shirley M. Peevyhouse McEntire, formerly of Charleston, died Feb. 2, 2007, at her home in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
John Rupert (02/02/07)
DEXTER - John Rupert, 78, formerly of Oklahoma, died Feb. 2, 2007, at the Missouri Southern Hospital in Dexter. Born Aug. 17, 1928, in Pennsylvania, he had lived the past five years in Dexter where he was a member of the First Church of God and the Stoddard County ARC...
Charles Joyce (02/02/07)
CANALOU -- Charles Edward Joyce, 69, died at 5 a.m. Feb. 1, 2007, at his home. Born Aug. 6, 1937, in Clarkton, son of Ludie Skidmore Joyce of Parma and the late Reecie Joyce, he was a self-employed farmer and owner-operator and president of CSJ Inc. ...
Birth (Published 2/2) (02/02/07)
SIKESTON - Sylvia and Gary Sterling are the parents of their third child, second son, born at 3:14 p.m. Dec. 5, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Gary Wayne Sterling II weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces, and was 19 inches long. Maternal grandparent is Larry G. Romero Sr. of Victoria, Texas...
Looking Back 2/2 (02/02/07)
SIKESTON - At the Malone Theater today, "Stranger," with Edward G. Robinson and Loretta Young. BENTON - Circuit Court Judge Marshall Craig has decided in favor of Aubry Michael in the contest of election filed for the office of Scott County collector by Harold Hahn. Hahn's attorney is expected to appeal the case...
Speakout 2/2 (02/02/07)
To Governor Blunt and Mr. Bush. Both of you never had to go without anything in your life. You both need to walk a mile in other people's shoes. No food, no home, no electric, no health insurance. And most important, your parents always had the best so they never needed Medicare and Medicaid. ...