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Stories from Friday, February 16, 2007

Girl hit by car (02/16/07)
CARUTHERSVILLE - A 15-year-old girl was struck by a car Thursday while walking near Caruthersville High School. According to Caruthersville Police, Demetria Bennett was among a group of students walking north on Schultz Street near the high school at noon Thursday. The group started to move to the right side of the roadway as a vehicle driven by Edward L. Davis, 17, of Caruthersville approached. Bennett failed to make it to the right side of the road and was struck by the Davis vehicle...
Scott Central student recuperating after injury (02/16/07)
SIKESTON -- A Scott County Central High School junior is recovering today after suffering a head injury during basketball practice Thursday afternoon. The accident occurred around 4:30 p.m. during junior varsity boys basketball practice in the high school gymnasium...
Silent auction (02/16/07)
Sharon Turner hangs up a bid sheets and item information for the Charles M. Reaves Scholarship Silent Auction Thursday at the Morehouse Elementary School Gymnasium. Over 200 items were donated by area merchants which will be auctioned to the highest bidder. ...
New requirements for construction OK'd (02/16/07)
CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County officials will now require a flood plain permit or exemption certificate before assigning an E-911 address. Mississippi County commissioners decided during their regular meeting Thursday to put the new requirement into place...
Top-ranked Delta holds off Kelly (02/16/07)
DELTA - The Kelly Lady Hawks gave the top ranked team in Class 1, the Delta Lady Bobcats, all they could handle on Thursday night before falling 50-42. The two squads had a defensive battle in the first half, as Delta led 16-14 at halftime. Senior guard Kaci Menz led the Lady Bobcats in the half with 10 points and Delta controlled the boards to gain the two-point advantage at the break...
Scott Central routs Chaffee in conference matchup (02/16/07)
MORLEY -- Scott County Central girls defeated Chaffee 61-31 in a Scott- Mississippi Conference game at the Ronnie Cookson Gymnasium on Thursday. The Bravettes, the No. 7-ranked team in Class 1, got off to a sluggish start against the Lady Red Devils then turned up the intensity in the second half...
Bland, Madison advance (02/16/07)
COLUMBIA -- Sikeston's Gavilan Bland and Robert Madison both advanced past their respective first-round opponents in the MSHSAA Class 3 State Wrestling Championships on Thursday at Mizzou Arena. Bland, competing in the 160-pound class, pinned Smith-Cotton's Corey Witt in 3:49. Madison, competing in the heavyweight division, pinned Holt's Andrew Hammond in 4:42...
James Hutchcraft (02/16/07)
DEXTER - Pallbearers for funeral services conducted on Thursday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for James Hutchcraft, 78, who died Feb. 11, 2007, were: Michael Cutler, Bill Cutler, Robert Pitts and Makenon Hampton.
Jackie Hagy (02/16/07)
DUDLEY -- Jacqueline "Jackie" Hagy, 60, died Feb. 14, 2007, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born Nov. 16, 1946, in Catron, to the late Eugene and Roselee Fields Williamson, she was a former resident of Michigan and Cahokia, Ill., and had lived since 1991 in Dudley where she was a member of the Dudley Baptist Church...
Pamela Caldwell (02/16/07)
ORAN -- Pamela Denise Caldwell, 44, died Feb. 13, 2007, at her home. Born June 26, 1962, in St. Louis, daughter of Ruth Frala and Johnny Burks, she was a waitress and a member of the Pentecostal Church. On Nov. 22, 2004, in Scott County, she married Curtis Wayne "Bubba" Caldwell who survives of the home...
Hollie Crotts (02/16/07)
MORLEY -- Hollie Crotts, 93, died at 6:20 a.m. Feb. 15, 2007, at the Bertrand Retirement Home in Bertrand. Born June 24, 1913, in Lamar, Ark., daughter of the late James Robert and Harriet Hull Terry, she was a homemaker. On Nov. 2, 1930, she married W.H. Crotts, who preceded her in death on July 4, 1988...
Evelyn Boren (02/16/07)
BERTRAND - Evelyn P. Boren, 79, formerly of Peoria, Ill., died Feb. 14, 2007, at the Bertrand Nursing Home. Born June 12, 1927, in Peoria, to the late Theophil August "Teddy" and Ida K. Coates Burgin, she had lived in California and Florida before moving to Bertrand...
Bonnie Hart (02/16/07)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Bonnie McCarter Hart, 69, died Feb. 15, 2007, at Pemiscot Memorial Health System in Hayti. Born Jan. 29, 1938, in Alabama, she was the daughter of the late John and Annie McDonald. On June 9, 2006, in Portageville, she married Curtis "Frank" Hart who survives of the home...
Inavee Spoon (02/16/07)
CHARLESTON -- Inavee Brown Spoon, 77, died at 2:15 p.m. Feb. 15, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Sept. 17, 1929, in Marble Hill, daughter of the late Woodie and Lucy Bell Estes Brown, she was of the Church of God of Prophecy belief. In 1956, she moved to Cleveland where she was a homemaker and volunteered her service at community food banks. She returned to Charleston in 1994...
Births (Published 2/16) (02/16/07)
Stover MALDEN - Heidi and Jeffery Stover are the parents of their fourth child, third daughter, born at 7:41 a.m. Jan. 5, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Ellen June Stover weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces, and was 19 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Anderson and Teresa Walker of Sikeston...
Looking Back 2/16 (02/16/07)
BENTON - The financial statement of Scott County, an itemized list of receipts and expenditures, is being published this week. Receipts for the county revenue were $120,895.49 and disbursements $95,576.71, leaving a balance of $15,318.78 for the year ending Dec. 31, 1946...
Speakout 2/16 (02/16/07)
I seen in the paper while ago where they are putting gravel in alleys in Sikeston. Well, I wonder when they are going to get to the alley in the back of Missouri. I've called them two or three times and they won't come gravel mine. It looks bad. They talk about Bush needs to go over there and fight, why didn't Truman go over there and fight and ole Kennedy and Johnson? They sent over 50,000 killed in both wars. ...