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Stories from Friday, March 2, 2007

Cleaning gutters (03/02/07)
Richard Cassell, a Sikeston Public Works employee, cleans a gutter along Kingshighway Thursday afternoon. Heavy rains Thursday morning caused many gutters to get clogged around the city.
Officials looking to upgrade E-911 services for county (03/02/07)
CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County commissioners will meet with the county's city leaders to discuss E-911 upgrades. During their regular meeting Thursday, commissioners asked County Clerk Junior DeLay to draft a letter to arrange the meeting with officials from Anniston, Bertrand, Charleston, East Prairie and Wyatt...
Project Citizen (03/02/07)
Scott County Central eighth grade students Blake Probst, Ben Freed, Zach Abernathy and Bryan Freed work on their Project Citizen presentation Thursday afternoon. The health-related project is on tobacco and how the settlement was used. The team studied other states' policies on the tobacco settlement and came up with ways to change or to improve the Missouri policy. ...
Three with local ties win lottery competition (03/02/07)
SIKESTON -- Three of the top five winners of Missouri Lottery's "Design-A- Ticket" contest have Southeast Missouri ties. Designs by Terry Boyers of Morley, Allen Thompson of Dexter and former Matthews resident Angie Roberts Cain of Desloge were selected as winners in the online voting contest. The other two winners were from Lesterville and Columbia...
Braves roll through Oran (03/02/07)
ORAN -- Scott County Central's quickness and athleticism conquered Oran's size and bulk in the Class 1, District 1 final. The Braves captured their fourth straight district championship with a 92-68 win over the host Oran Eagles on Thursday. "Oran's got a very fine ballclub, an excellent bunch of kids," said Scott Central coach Ronnie Cookson. "I really respect them. It's a shame one of us had to lose."...
Bravettes' quickness too much for Lady Eagles (03/02/07)
ORAN -- The top-seeded Scott County Central Bravettes rolled to their fourth straight Class 1, District 1 championship with a 60-50 victory against second-seeded host school Oran on Thursday night. Scott Central (19-7) will play the winner of District 2 on Tuesday at 7:45 p.m. at Poplar Bluff High School...
Portageville falls to Scott City (03/02/07)
NEW MADRID - Charleston and Scott City will meet in the Class 3, District 1 finals on Friday at 7:30 p.m. after convincing semifinal victories on Thursday night at New Madrid County Central High School. The No. 1 seeded Charleston Bluejays (24-3) dumped East Prairie, 79-58 and second seed Scott City Rams (19-7) outlasted third seed Portageville Bulldogs, 79-70 in semifinal action...
Clifford Wheeler (03/02/07)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Clifford Leo Wheeler, 78, died March 1, 2007, at his home. Born Sept. 6, 1928, in Bell City, son of the late William Claud and Lee Myra Harvey Wheeler, he served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War from April 27, 1951, to April 18, 1953. A charter member of LaCroix United Methodist Church, he was also a member of VFW and Elks, in which he was a former exalted ruler, and worked as a carpet installer...
Jayce Matthews (03/02/07)
SIKESTON - John C. "Jayce" Matthews III, 33, died March 1, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Nov. 27, 1973, in Cape Girardeau, son of John C. Matthews Jr. of Millersville and Ann Bess Matthews of Sikeston, he was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Sikeston. He graduated from Sikeston High School, attended Southeast Missouri State University and was a call center customer service representative...
James Malloy (03/02/07)
ESSEX -- James Malloy, 74, died Feb. 28, 2007, at his home. Born April 5, 1932, at Appleton, Ark., son of the late William Haney and Tellie Martin Malloy, he was a farmer. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he was a member of the Harvest Assembly of God Church in Essex...
Teresa Lockhart (03/02/07)
SIKESTON -- Teresa Gail Lockhart, 46, died at 12:50 a.m. March 2, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Sept. 25, 1960, in Fort Benning, Ga., daughter of the late Clyde W. and LaCleda "Sis" Cooper Northern, she lived most of her life in Sikeston and was of the Christian belief...
Lonnie Taylor (03/02/07)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers for the funeral services conducted on Thursday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Lonnie Taylor, 82, who died on Feb. 27, 2007, were: Ray Taylor, Stacy Taylor, Vince Lockhart, Steve Taylor, Mike Musgraves and Dale Cobb...
Births (Published 3/2) (03/02/07)
SIKESTON - Carmella Johnson and Davion Kelley are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 4:21 p.m. Jan. 20, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Ariel Taniel Kelley weighed 5 pounds, 12 ounces, and was 18.75 inches long...
Looking Back 3/2 (03/02/07)
SIKESTON - Work was started last week on remodeling the large C.F. McMullin residence, on the corner of North Kingshighway and Tanner streets, into six apartments. SIKESTON - A morning snow gave the ground a white cover in Sikeston. An additional two to four inches was forecast before the storm was expected to leave the area. It was the third snow of the winter...
Your view: Thanks (03/02/07)
As newcomers to Sikeston, we wish to extend our thanks to Keith and Barbara Ziegenhorn, Donna Tippy and Teri Falkenburg. A big "thank-you" to Dan Ruby and his crew who unloaded our moving van so quickly and efficiently. Jim and Betty Killian
Speakout 3/2 (03/02/07)
This might be a rude thing to say, but this young lady that has a family of her own, and others that are still living, doesn't show up at any of her relatives houses unless it's a funeral, or they're in the hospital, or some other thing like that they want to stick their nose in. Otherwise none of her relatives see her at all...