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Stories from Thursday, February 8, 2007

Health, fitness director at YMCA adds personal touch (02/08/07)
SIKESTON -- Making the transition from YMCA of Southeast Missouri fitness specialist to health and fitness director was such a smooth process for Kenny Stone even the members may not have realized his title swap. But they are noticing the positive changes taking place in the Sikeston facility's programs...
Building code seminars are scheduled in February, March (02/08/07)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Sikeston and four other area cities have joined forces to sponsor two building code seminars. The seminars will be Feb. 14 and March 14-15 at the Osage Community Centre in Cape Girardeau. The seminars will be taught by instructors approved by the International Code Council. Bill Stewart, FAIA, will be instructor for the February session. Mike Perrone, C.B.O., will be instructor for the March sessions...
Off to see the Wizard (02/08/07)
Theater fans lined up in the cold outside of Collins Music in Sikeston this morning to make sure they get tickets for the Sikeston Little Theatre's production of "The Wizard of Oz" at the Albritton-Mayer Cultural Center. Opening night for the play is Feb. 22...
The silent world of nature (02/08/07)
SIKESTON -- Ever wonder what nature sounds like when you're not able to hear it? Imagine if, for some reason, you couldn't hear today think about what you would see out in nature. Would you be able to recognize a bird in the distance or in the dense forest? Would you know if there is running water nearby? Would you know if there is a turkey around before its gobbling became almost deafening?...
Lady Bulldogs roll to conference final (02/08/07)
PORTAGEVILLE - The Portageville Lady Bulldogs basketball team advanced to the final of the Bootheel Conference Tournament after a 72-54 victory at home over the Caruthersville Lady Tigers on Wednesday night. Portageville will face No. 1 seed Campbell Lady Camels tonight at 7:30 p.m. Campbell needed overtime, but got past the pesky Kennett Lady Indians in the first semifinal of the night, 55-52...
Clark, Williams sign (02/08/07)
CHARLESTON -- Two Charleston High School standouts signed with local colleges to play football Wednesday on National Signing Day. Justin Clark, 18, signed to play with Murray State University while Jamarcus Williams, 17, signed with the University of Tennessee-Martin...
Wanda Surman (02/08/07)
CHAFFEE - Wanda Surman, 80, died at 1:05 a.m. Feb. 7, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born July 6, 1926, in Cape Girardeau, to the late Floyd Potts and Estalee Robbins Ayers, she was a homemaker and member of First United Methodist Church and Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post 3127 in Chaffee...
Edna Hellmann (02/08/07)
DEXTER - Edna Mae Hellmann, 85, formerly of St. Louis, died Feb. 6, 2007, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born Dec. 4, 1921, near Idalia, daughter of the late Samuel A. and Myrtie Mae Lincoln Harper, she had lived most of her life in St. Louis where she had worked at the Lincoln Pentair Company. She returned to Dexter in 1989...
Barbara Edwards (02/08/07)
DEXTER -- Barbara E. Edwards, 76, died Feb. 7, 2007, in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter. Born June 2, 1930, at Bernie, daughter of the late Roscoe and Nina Buchanan Russell, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Dexter, a member of the Order of Eastern Star 311 for 53 years, and was an electrologist...
Pernie Ogelvie (02/08/07)
BERNIE - Pernie May Ogelvie, 85, died Feb. 7, 2007, in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter. Born May 5, 1921, at Powe, daughter of the late Frank and Grace Sabra Crump Crain, she was a homemaker and member of the Sugar Tree General Baptist Church of rural Bernie...
Levorn Wilson (02/08/07)
FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- Levorn Wilson, 60, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died at 5:48 p.m., Feb. 6, 2007, at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne. Born Oct. 4, 1946, in Osceola, Ark., son of the late Ocie Wilson and Gyola Ray, he attended Geter High School in Memphis, Tenn., and later moved to Fort Wayne where he was employed as a factory worker...
Florence Bain (02/08/07)
BELL CITY -- Florence Bain, 86, died Feb. 6, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Jan. 9, 1921, in Bell City, daughter of the late Jack and Sadie Fisher Allen, she was a homemaker and attended Assembly of God Church. On Oct. 31, 1954, in Perkins, she married Moline "Doodle" Bain, who preceded her in death on Nov. 24, 1996...
Harold Clark (02/08/07)
BENTON - Harold W. Clark, 59, died at 4 p.m. Feb. 7, 2007, at his home in Benton. Born Oct. 9, 1947, in Sikeston, to C.H. "Dude" Clark of New Madrid and the late Dorothy Mae Johnson Clark, he was a construction worker and member of the Iron Workers Local 974 in Peoria, Ill. He was of the Baptist belief...
Roger Brown (02/08/07)
PONTOTOC, Miss. - Pallbearers at services to be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston, Mo., for Roger Allen Brown, 47, formerly of Bertrand, Mo., who died Feb. 6, 2007, will be: Art Phillips, Jeff Hailey, Bud Phillips, Mike Borders, Anthony Barnett and Dennis Skinner...
Births (Published 2/8) (02/08/07)
CHARLESTON - Shalekqua Hines is the parent of her third child, second son, born Dec. 20, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Jon'Quireon Tyrone Hines weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces, and was 20 inches long. Grandparents are Sandra Atchison and Johnny Atchison...
Looking Back 2/8 (02/08/07)
SIKESTON - Harry Bartholomew, a candidate for alderman from Ward 4, has been the first to file for the city council election April 1. MINER - An unprotected electrical wire set fire to a stack of hay outside the M&M Grain Co., Highway 60 East, in Miner Wednesday afternoon. No damage was caused to the building...
Speakout 2/8 (02/08/07)
Could you please tell me the difference between the Miss America Beauty Contest and the Miss U.S.A. Contest? In 1952, Catalina Swimsuits founded the Miss USA and Miss Universe pageants as product promotion tools. Developed by the Miss America Organization, the Miss America program exists to provide personal and professional opportunities for young women to promote their voices in culture, politics and the community. ...