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Stories from Tuesday, March 20, 2007

Five arrested for damaging mailboxes (03/20/07)
BENTON -- Five people were arrested for damaging about 30 mailboxes in Scott County this month. According to Scott County Sheriff's Department, the department's patrol division responded to a call for service March 9 on State Highway H south of Blodgett...
Grant helps to clean Scott County (03/20/07)
BENTON -- Illegal dumps in Scott County will be cleaned up with some more help from the state. Scott County has been selected to receive $10,000 in grant funding from the Bootheel Solid Waste Management District for the countywide illegal dump cleanup, according to Scott County Commissioner Dennis Ziegenhorn, executive board member of the solid waste district, and Willard Adams, district planner for the Bootheel Regional Planning and Economic Development Commission at Dexter and secretary for the solid waste district.. ...
Charleston native will fill role of DPS director (03/20/07)
CHARLESTON -- A Charleston native will fill the role of Charleston's new director of public safety/chief of police officially beginning April 10. Robert E. Hearnes Jr., 40, who is currently serving as the acting director of public safety/chief of police, was named as the new position holder by City Manager Dan Gruen after the city council unanimously supported Gruen's recommendation on March 13...
'Dogs clip Bluejays (03/20/07)
CHARLESTON - The Portageville Bulldogs opened up the 2007 baseball season with a 3-1 road win over the Charleston Bluejays at Hillhouse Park on Monday afternoon. Cody Cook and Jerry Pikey combined to allow only three hits and struck out 11 Bluejay hitters for the Bulldogs. Cook started the contest and went four strong innings allowing only one run and struck out five. Pikey went three innings of hitless relief and struck out six Charleston batters...
Chaffee downs Advance (03/20/07)
CHAFFEE -- The Chaffee Red Devils baseball team defeated the Advance Hornets at home on Monday afternoon, 6-1. Chris Hanback led Chaffee on the mound and at the plate against Advance. Hanback went 2-for-3 with a run driven in and was also the winning pitcher going four strong innings with eight strike outs, allowed only four hits and no earned runs...
Phillips takes first in Super Pro in season opener at drag strip (03/20/07)
SIKESTON - The first racing of the season at the Sikeston Drag Strip took place on Saturday, March 10th. The first final of the 2007 season pitted Gib Yates and Richard Smith in the Trophy Class. Yates got off to a fast start as Smith was unable to better Yates' light. Smith caught up, but Yates gained the victory by a slim margin over Smith...
Lula Rutledge (03/20/07)
MALDEN - Lula Rutledge, 85, died March 18, 2007, in the Golden Living Center at Malden. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Annie Tillman (03/20/07)
BELL CITY -- Pallbearers at services set for 2 p.m. Wednesday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Annie Faye Tillman, 87, who died March 18, 2007, will be: Dusty Hicks, Jason Hopper, Dylan Hicks, Jason Frost, John Talley, Nick Frost, Jeff Frost and Kevin Curtis...
Nelson Kitchen (03/20/07)
PUXICO -- Pallbearers for graveside services conducted Monday at Puxico Cemetery for Nelson Otis Kitchen, 92, who died March 16, 2007, were: Dale Kitchen, Ray Dean Kitchen, James Copeland, Terry Buchanan, Rick Howard and Ryan Holder. Honorary pallbearer was Verne Shrum...
Cory Ezell (03/20/07)
SCOTT CITY - Cory Don Adam Ezell, 26, died March 17, 2007, at Scott City from injuries sustained in a traffic accident. Born July 13, 1980, at Hayti, to Donnie and Margie Johnson Ezell of Glenallen, he was a graduate of Woodlawn R-4 School in Marble Hill. He was employed with Galemore Motors as a car salesman and served with the U.S. Navy...
Laveda Moore (03/20/07)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers for the services conducted Monday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Laveda Moore, 82, who died March 17, 2007, were: Carey Cassinger, Bruce Webb, Freddy Ridenour, the Rev. Mike Kohlbaker, Dean Smith and Scott Moore...
Harry Williams (03/20/07)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services to be conducted tonight at 7 p.m. at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston for Harry J. Williams, 74, who died March 17, 2007, will be: Stanley Clark, Jack Britt, Joey Fowler, John Garrett, Bill Bye and Roy Owens. Honorary pallbearers will be: Dorman Robinson, Warren Grant, Dr. Fred Thornton, Dr. Loring Helfrich, Charles Campbell, the Rev. Bob Medlock and Gene Shaw...
Melvin Young (03/20/07)
SIKESTON -- Melvin C. Young, 72, died March 18, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Oct. 2, 1934, in Tiptonville, Tenn., son of the late Robert Wade and Bunna Godwin Young, he was a veteran of the U.S. Army and worked in construction before retiring...
Ruby Flanigan (03/20/07)
SIKESTON - Ruby Irene Flanigan, 90, went home to be with her Lord and Savior at 8:20 a.m. March 19, 2007, at the New Horizon Center. Born Jan. 15, 1917, at Marston, to the late George Robert and Cora Elizabeth Evans Russell, she lived most of her life in Sikeston where she was a homemaker. She was of the Baptist belief, and she was loved by many...
Looking Back 3/20 (03/20/07)
SIKESTON - Melvin "Jake" Couch has been injured while on the job at a shoe factory here. His foot was caught in a machine and was smashed, but no bones were broken and Melvin should be back to work soon. SIKESTON - Chamber of Commerce aspirations were reviewed by Manager Richard Pinkerton at a meeting of the Rotary Club last night at the Rustic Rock Inn. Pinkerton said the Chamber of Commerce needed more membership and a planned work program...
No Child Left Behind program has failed (03/20/07)
History will likely point to the war in Iraq as the major failure of the Bush administration but the No Child Left Behind education law will surely be near the top of the list of failures. The federal education reform has as its goal that all students will be working at grade level by the year 2014. Most observers say now that the goal is virtually impossible to reach. And long before that mandated deadline arrives, No Child Left Behind will be abandoned, I predict...
Speakout 3/20 (03/20/07)
Dear Mr. Jensen, This comment is aimed directly at you. Whether you will print it in SpeakOut or not, well that is left up to you. As long as you see this I will be happy. This is concerning your little editorial about putting people in jail for having trash in their yard. ...