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Stories from Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Student brings gun to school (02/27/07)
CARUTHERSVILLE - A high school student is in custody after bringing a gun to school Monday. Caruthersville Police were assisting the high school administration in conducting a search with metal detectors prior to a 9 a.m. assembly on black history at the Caruthersville High School. During the search, officers were alerted by Principal Mike Wallace of a gun located in one of bathrooms...
Benefit will aid KRCC (02/27/07)
SIKESTON -- Those who attend an upcoming benefit for Kenny Rogers Children's Center can relive the music of Elvis Presley while helping local children in the process. A concert by Michael Anthony Smith, "The Hillbilly Cat," is scheduled from 6-8:30 p.m. March 10 at the Clinton Building, 501 Campanella Drive...
KFVS reporter charged (02/27/07)
BENTON - A local television reporter is charged with felony stealing. Tiffany Sisson, a reporter with KFVS-12, turned herself in to the Scott County Sheriff's Department Monday evening and was released after posting a $20,000 bond on charges of stealing from a relative's estate...
Wyatt man is sentenced to five years (02/27/07)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - A Wyatt man was sentenced to five years in federal prison on drug charges. Anthony M. Pettigrew, 23, was sentenced to 60 months on one felony count of possession with intent to distribute five grams or more of cocaine base in U.S. District Court...
Higher seeds advance (02/27/07)
NEW MADRID - The first round of the Class 3, District 1 Tournament at New Madrid County Central High School on Monday night saw all the higher seeds advance to the semifinals. No. 1 seed Charleston Bluejays (23-3) pounded the Caruthersville Tigers 114-43 and will meet the East Prairie Eagles (18-8) in one semifinal game on Thursday at 6 p.m. The Eagles survived the Kelly Hawks, 73-67...
Top seeds roll to second round at Oran (02/27/07)
ORAN -- There were no surprises in the opening round of the Class 1, District 1 Tournament on Monday. All of the top four seeds advanced with blowout victories. The No. 1-seed Scott County Central Braves ripped the No. 8-seed Southland Rebels 92-50 in the opening game of the tournament...
Mary Boyles (02/27/07)
BLOOMFIELD -- Mary Sue Boyles, 92, died Feb. 26, 2007, at the Golden Living Center in Bloomfield. Born Nov. 14, 1914, in Howe, Okla., to the late William Luther and Mary Francis Britton Reed, she had lived in the Dexter and Bloomfield areas all her life before entering the nursing home. She was a homemaker and member of the Bloomfield Assembly of God Church...
Leona Duckworth (02/27/07)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers for funeral services scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday at Ponder Funeral Home for Leona M. Duckworth, 93, who died Feb. 25, 2007, will be: Larry Duckworth, David Duckworth, Joseph Duckworth, Charles Terrell, Vic Davis and Ryan Davis...
Lucille Trumbo (02/27/07)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Lucille Amalie Trumbo, 91, died Feb. 25, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. Born Sept. 23, 1915, in Springfield, to the late Dr. Christian Andreasen and Edith B. Larsen Andreasen Smith, she was a 1934 graduate of Springfield High School and attended Washington University St. ...
Alice Sanders (02/27/07)
CHAFFEE - Alice Lucille Sanders, 82, a resident at the Chaffee Nursing Center, died Feb. 25, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Jan. 21, 1925, in Parma, daughter of the late Charles H. and Ruth Ann Ross Nordin, she was a member of the Assembly of God Church and also attended the House of Prayer in Chaffee. She had worked as an inspector for Florsheim Shoe Co. and was a CNA at the Chaffee General Hospital...
Tim Monroe (02/27/07)
VANDUSER - Tim "Termite" Monroe, 54, died Feb. 26, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Sept. 16, 1952, in Cape Girardeau, son of the late John Richard and Esther Marie Stein Monroe, he graduated from College High School in Cape Girardeau and attended Southeast Missouri State University. ...
Sam Baker (02/27/07)
SIKESTON -- Sam Baker, 70, died Feb. 25, 2007, at St. Anthony's Hospital in St. Louis. Arrangements are incomplete with the Blanchard Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Wanda Rafferty (02/27/07)
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Wanda Lee Snyder Rafferty, 83, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Feb. 25, 2007, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis. She was active in the Memphis area Senior Citizens Community and of the Catholic belief. On July 4, 1943, she married Clarence Wesley Rafferty who preceded her in death...
Daniel Sawyer (02/27/07)
DEXTER - Daniel T. Sawyer, 60, died Feb. 25, 2007, in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter. Born Nov. 16, 1946, in Caruthersville, to the late Cellar and Elnora Hester Sawyer, he had lived in the Dexter and Bloomfield areas all of his life. He had worked as a custodian for Dexter Public Schools, was a member of the Providence Missionary Baptist Church in Puxico and a U.S. army veteran, serving during the Vietnam War...
Jerry Delashmet (02/27/07)
NAPLES, Fla. -- Jerry W. Delashmet, 70, died Feb. 23, 2007, at Joanne's House Hope Hospice. Born in Lilbourn, Mo., son of the late Howell and Ava Alsup Lashmet, he was a farmer for many years and a veteran of the U.S. Army. Survivors include: his wife, Shelby Nordin Delashmet of the home; two sons, Mark Anthony and Jimmy Dale Delashmet of Naples; one daughter, Sonya Kay Finer of Naples; and four brothers, two sisters and 12 grandchildren...
Looking Back 2/27 (02/27/07)
SIKESTON - Tallie Sams, who is living in Kansas City, writes that he plans on visiting Sikeston soon and on opening another barber shop. SIKESTON - A field house would be one of the buildings constructed if a $1.3 million school bond issue passes next Tuesday. A two-thirds majority of ballots is required...
Inventor's idea has changed TV viewing (02/27/07)
In the history of mankind, Robert Adler will be but a footnote. To many of us however, Adler ranks right up there with the movers and shakers of history. Simply put, were it not for Adler our lives would be much different. Robert Adler invented the television remote control. ...
Speakout 2/27 (02/27/07)
First of all, I would like to commend the Board of Directors and the mayor of New Madrid and the City Administrator for making the decision to clean New Madrid up. To have these dilapidated buildings torn down, to have these old factories that were no longer operational torn down, but they've only done the job halfway. ...