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Stories from Monday, February 19, 2007

New Web site helps local green thumbs sell products (02/19/07)
SIKESTON -- Those with a green thumb who have some leftover products now have a resource to sell their goods and earn a little extra cash. "Our overall objective, essentially, is to link sellers of Missouri products with buyers," said Michael Gold, associate director in the Center for Agroforestry at the University of Missouri. The site, which launched Feb. 5, is the a partnership between the Center for Agroforestry and Missouri Grow Native! program...
Roundup is Thursday (02/19/07)
Molly Claire Mays and Trace Wheetley work on patterns during school. The Sikeston Kindergarten Center will be hosting a Kindergarten roundup night Thursday at 6 p.m. Parents and the future students will have an opportunity to the facility and visit with teachers. ...
SHS's Bland places sixth at state meet (02/19/07)
COLUMBIA -- Gavilan Bland, Sikeston junior, medaled with a sixth-place finish in the 160-pound class at the 2007 MSHSAA Wrestling Meet. Bland was forced to default in the semifinal round when overtaken with a bout of flu. Unable to recover in time for the third-place match, he also defaulted, relegating him to sixth place...
Sikeston district tips off Tuesday (02/19/07)
SIKESTON -- The boys Class 4, District 1 Tournament will get underway tomorrow with two first round games at the Sikeston Field House. In the first game, fourth-seeded Perryville (16-9) will play No. 5 Dexter (11-14) at 6 p.m. Third-seeded Fredericktown (14-8) will play No. 6 Ste. Genevieve (13-13) immediately after at 7:30 p.m...
Velda McClain (02/19/07)
MATTHEWS -- Velda Rea McClain, 89, formerly of Matthews, died at 1:30 p.m. Feb. 18, 2007, at the Golden Living Center in Dexter. Born Sept. 12, 1917, at Searcy, Ark., to the late Norman and Vivian Barnett Finley, she was a housewife and had attended the Assembly of God Church in Canalou...
Evelyn Duley (02/19/07)
DEXTER -- Evelyn Duley, 79, died Feb. 17, 2007, in the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Born March 17, 1927, at Dexter, daughter of the late O.C. and Nina Norman Rainey, she attended the Second General Baptist Church in Dexter and was a former employee of Paramount Headwear in Dexter...
Roy Rodgers (02/19/07)
WAPPAPELLO -- Roy E. Rodgers, 58, died Feb. 16, 2007, near Wappapello. Born April 22, 1948, in Essex, son of the late John W. and Freeda Powell Rodgers, he lived most of his life in Wappapello where he was a member of the VFW Post No. 3416 and the Eagles Aerie No. 4066. He was a truck driver for Delta Asphalt in Cape Girardeau and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force having served during the Vietnam War...
Stanley Nelson (02/19/07)
CHARLESTON - Stanley Louis Nelson, 78, died Feb. 19, 2007, at his home in Charleston. Arrangements are incomplete with the McMikle Funeral Home of Charleston.
Leona Abernathy (02/19/07)
SIKESTON - Leona J. Schearf Abernathy, 51, formerly of Chaffee, died Feb. 18, 2007, after a year of battling cancer. Born May 12, 1955, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Lloyd H. and Onita Stone Schearf of Chaffee, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Chaffee and co-owner and general manager of Ryan's Steakhouse in Sikeston...
Jackie Hagy (02/19/07)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers for the funeral services conducted on Saturday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Jacqueline "Jackie" Hagy, 60, who died Feb. 14, 2007, were: Edward Williamson, Rex Bayless, Carl Williamson, Joe Hagy, James Hagy, John Stell, Otto VonRuedigisch and Timmy Huffings...
Ruth Buchheit (02/19/07)
PERRYVILLE - Ruth Buchheit, 62, died Feb. 17, 2007, at her home in Perryville. Arrangements are incomplete with Amick-Burnett Funeral Home in Oran.
Gene Copeland (02/19/07)
JEFFERSON CITY - Former Rep. Gene Copeland died Feb. 19, 2007, at his home in Jefferson City. No further information was available at press time.
Births (Published 2/19) (02/19/07)
WYATT - Shaqueta Jones is the parent of her first child, a daughter, born at 1:10 p.m. Jan. 12, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Allana Renee Jones weighed 6 pounds, 1 ounce, and was 18.5 inches long. Grandparents are Teresa Jackson and Solomon Jones Sr...
Looking Back 2/19 (02/19/07)
SIKESTON - Members of the Henry Meldrum American Legion Post voted Thursday night at their regular meeting to move into their new home on South Kingshighway. SIKESTON - Becky Wagner will be a piano soloist with the high school band in the band's annual winter concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Junior High School auditorium...
Your view: Delusional beliefs (02/19/07)
The dictionary defines delusion as "mistaken notion: a false or mistaken belief about something," "contrary to or lacking in reason or logic." Using the dictionary, which doesn't have a dog in the political fight, one could only surmise that Mitt Romney, who recently announced his candidacy for President, is delusional...
Speakout 2/19 (02/19/07)
A SpeakOut caller suggested President Bush move to Mexico. He might as soon as we successfully invade and add it our ever growing American empire. Ninety-two percent of the Muslim vote went to the Democrat party in this last election. Does that tell you anything? It don't surprise me. No wonder the Democrats are for the terrorists...