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Stories from Monday, March 5, 2007

City improvements (03/05/07)
New Madrid is continuing improvements to its electrical and water systems. The city recently entered into a $5,225,000-lease-purchase agreement which will fund the replacement of overhead electric lines and construction and improvement to electric substations as well as constructing and installing water lines. Pictured are Lee Lane and Anthony Cox, employees of Southern Electric Co., as they work on electrical lines at the intersection of Kingshighway and Pinnell...
Senior citizens now more savvy online (03/05/07)
SIKESTON -- Robert Hays uses his personal computer every day to check his e-mail or look into a steel guitar forum. But the 75-year-old Sikeston man said he mainly uses the Internet for correspondence with family and friends. "I don't know a whole lot about computers, but I know how to use it for what I need," Hays said...
Rivals face off in prep sectionals (03/05/07)
MORLEY -- Scott County Central's boys and girls basketball teams, each newly-crowned district champions, must get past old nemeses to advance in the state playoffs. The Scott County Central Braves face the Bell City Cubs and the Scott County Central Bravettes square off against the Delta Lady Bobcats in their respective sectional games...
Randy Porter (03/05/07)
NEW MADRID -- D. Randy Porter, 58, died March 2, 2007 at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 17, 1948, in Sikeston, son of Doyle and Dorothy Dodd Porter of Catron, he was a 1966 graduate of Matthews High School and received a degree in ag business from Southeast Missouri State University. He was a farmer and a 21-year member of New Madrid County R1 School District, serving the past six years as president...
Edna Warren (03/05/07)
SIKESTON -- Edna Louise Warren, a dear saint of God, left this world to be with her Lord and Savior on this day, Sunday March 4, 2007. She left this earth at the time of 4 a.m. from Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She is now embraced in her Heavenly Father's loving arms in glory...
David Chaney (03/05/07)
CANALOU -- Pallbearers at services scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday at Blanchard Funeral Chapel for David J. Chaney, 36, who died March 3, 2007, will be: Jack Rinehart, Jim Cooksey, Randy Sparks, Matthew Sparks, Mike Pearson and Steve Joyce. Honorary pallbearers will be: Ashtin Vaughn, Tanis Sparks, Rylee Sparks, Tyson Chaney, Tanner Chaney, Tucker Chaney, Randy Crowe, Tom Bradley and Alan Emerson...
Clara Scott (03/05/07)
PITMAN, N.J. - Clara Byrd Scott, 91, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died March 3, 2007, at the JFK Hospital in Washington Township. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home of East Prairie.
Barbara Carroll (03/05/07)
SIKESTON - Barbara Ann Carroll, 69, died at 11:35 a.m. March 3, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Feb. 13, 1938, in Marston, to Esther McGee Nanney of Sikeston, and the late Eugene Nanney, she was a member of Shady Acres Church of Christ and was a sales clerk for the J.C. Penney Co...
Jackie Calvert (03/05/07)
CHAFFEE -- Effie "Jackie" Calvert, 93, died March 3, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 30, 1913, in Greenbriar, daughter of Robert Oscar and Minta Graves Fowler, she was a retired cook from Mables Cafe in Chaffee...
Emma Jackson (03/05/07)
MATTHEWS -- Emma C. Jackson, 75, died March 4, 2007, at her home. Born June 4, 1931, in Beech Bluff, Tenn., daughter of the late William and Ophelia Johnson Armstrong, she lived most of her life in New Madrid County and was a member of Kewanee Missionary Baptist Church...
Births (Published 3/5) (03/05/07)
Hamilton CHARLESTON - India McCluney and Deshaundray Hamilton are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 6:09 a.m. Jan. 31, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. DeZiyah Mari Hamilton weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces, and was 19.5 inches long...
Looking Back 3/5 (03/05/07)
SIKESTON - At the Malone Theater today, "A Stolen Life" with Bette Davis and Glenn Ford; the Rex Theater features "They Were Expendable" with Robert Montgomery and John Wayne. SIKESTON - Carroll Couch, son of Mr. and Mrs. E.D. Couch, and George Shed will be soloists at the concert by the high school symphonic band, late division, Friday at 7:30 p.m...
Speakout 3/5 (03/05/07)
I was just wondering when President Bush was going to put on his camouflage uniform and go out and fight with the rest of the boys. He is the one sitting back and taking life easy while these young people are losing their lives. The cemeteries in Southeast Missouri are being filled up with young people, as well as all over the United States. ...