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Stories from Tuesday, February 6, 2007

Bus accident (02/06/07)
The Sikeston Department of Public Safety, Missouri State Highway Patrol and the Sikeston Rescue Squad clean up after a school bus and a vehicle accident Monday afternoon. A Bernie man was seriously injured in the accident after his vehicle was struck by the bus. ...
Rates will increase for water and sewer (02/06/07)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Board of Municipal Utilities is proposing an increase in water and sewer rates. Ed Throop, BMU's executive director, presented Sikeston City Council members with information about the proposed rate increases during their regular meeting Monday...
Car wash (02/06/07)
Robert Rice washs his car Monday morning to remove road salt off the vehicle. The Sikeston area was hit with its second round of snow Saturday night into Sunday morning.
NMCC falls to Cape Central at the buzzer; Oran routs Woodland (02/06/07)
NEW MADRID -- The New Madrid County Central Lady Eagles dropped a heartbreaker on Monday night as they fell to SEMO Conference foe Cape Central at the buzzer. The Lady Eagles seemed to be in control for most of the game, but the Lady Tigers made a late push to pull out the victory...
Poplar Bluff too much for Lady Hawks (02/06/07)
BENTON - The Kelly Lady Hawks lost at home to the Poplar Bluff Lady Mules on Monday night, 48-32. Poor shooting doomed the Lady Hawks. In the contest, Kelly shot 12-for-48 from the floor, good for 25 percent. "Poplar Bluff packed in their defense and really slowed down our inside play," said Kelly head coach Rod McQuerter. "They have a hall of fame program and coach (Kirk Chronister). They came in with a good game plan and took us out of what we like to do."...
SHS falls hard to Jackson (02/06/07)
JACKSON -- It was clearly a mismatch between two teams on opposite ends of the SEMO Conference standings. The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs (3-16, 2-6 in conference) suffered a 77-31 blowout loss to the Jackson Lady Indians (14-5, 6-1) on Monday. Only three players, led by Latoya Gipson's game-high 23 points, lit the scoreboard for the Bulldogs. Monika Gray-el and LaShawna Turner added four points apiece...
Lamar Harkness (02/06/07)
PUXICO - Lamar Harkness, 79, died Feb. 3, 2007, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born Nov. 20, 1927, in Pontotoc, Miss., son of the late Connie Clarence and Ather Beatrice Williams Harkness, he moved to Missouri in 1955. He had lived since 1962 in the Puxico area where he was a carpenter, a carpet layer and a member of the Church of Christ...
Maggie Irwin (02/06/07)
SIKESTON - Maggie Sue Irwin, 54, died at 2:17 p.m., Feb. 5, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Nov. 6, 1952, in Sikeston, to Freeda King Lathum Parker of Sikeston and the late Eber Lathum, she was a 1971 graduate of Matthews High School and a member of Concordia Lutheran Church. She had been the manager of Super D Drugs and had also worked at Osco Drugs...
David Causey (02/06/07)
WAUKEGAN, Ill. -- David Joe Causey, 25, died Feb. 3, 2007, from injuries sustained in an auto accident. Born Feb. 13, 1981, in Park Ridge, he was the son of Billy Joe Causey of Libertyville and Nancy Mathias of Mundelein. In addition to his parents, survivors include: his stepmother, Tracy Causey of Libertyville; two brothers, Steven Beck and Michael Beck of Mundelein; two sisters, Allison Causey of Roundlake and Kelly Causey of Libertyville; his grandfather, Connie Causey of Malden, Mo.; and his great-grandmother, Marie Causey of Bernie, Mo.. ...
Regina Freeman (02/06/07)
KENNETT -- Regina Yvette Freeman, 33, formerly of Hayti and Sikeston, died Feb. 2, 2007, at NHC Health Care in Kennett. Born Sept. 18, 1973, in Hayti, to Amos and Josephine Finley of Hayti, she was a certified nurses assistant. In addition to her parents, survivors include: six children, Shauna Freeman and Kierra Freeman of Hayti and Darious Amerson, Travious Amerson, Devonta Amerson and Shaniqua Amerson of Sikeston; one brother, Brian McBroom; and two sisters, Sylvia McBroom and Priscilla Freeman.. ...
Betty Ezell (02/06/07)
DEXTER - Betty Colleen Ezell, 69, died Feb. 4, 2007, at her home. Born June 12, 1937, in Essex, daughter of the late Clemmer and Reba Tedford DeJournett, she had lived in Texas and Colorado. In 1967, she returned to Dexter where she owned and operated Betty's Draperies for 28 years. She was of the Protestant belief...
Vera Black (02/06/07)
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 Yewell Aubrey Taylor, she was a retired farmer and a member of Trinity Methodist Church in Oran...
J.T. Newman (02/06/07)
JEFFERSON CITY -- Jeffrey Tillman "J.T." Newman, 33, died Jan. 27, 2007, in St. Louis. Born Aug. 20, 1973, in Hayti, to Henry T. "Sonny" Newman of Sikeston and the late Maxine Lyles, he was a 1991 graduate of Hayti High School and attended Lincoln University where he earned a bachelor of science degree in agriculture and a master's degree in business administration. ...
Births (Published 2/6) (02/06/07)
SIKESTON - Felicia Bostic is the parent of her second child, first son, born at 8:22 a.m. Dec. 18, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Pauvier Jovias weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces, and was 19 inches long. Grandparents are Agnes and John Thomas Cooper...
Looking Back 2/6 (02/06/07)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston Airport will soon be a thing of the past if the Board of Aeronautics doesn't make arrangements with the federal government to take over the operation. SIKESTON - A price of $950,000 was agreed upon as a purchase price for Missouri Utilities Co. facilities in Sikeston by the city of Sikeston at a meeting of company officials and the Sikeston Board of Public Works members...
Looking too hard for hidden meaning (02/06/07)
Like most of you, I watched most of Sunday's Super Bowl. And like many of you, I had more interest in the creative commercials than I did in the action on the football field. But leave it to the ever-liberal New York Times to find a hidden message in the commercials concerning the war in Iraq...
Speakout 2/6 (02/06/07)
This in reference to No discount for you. If this establishment gives you discounts for checks, then they should give you discounts for debit cards. Haven't you seen that commercial where cash slows down the process? Mike, I would like to commend you for running the article on Monday from John Q. ...