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Stories from Thursday, March 29, 2007

Second place (03/29/07)
The New Madrid Middle School 8th grade volleyball team finished second at the Jackson 8th grade Tournament. The team is Courtney Masterson, Madeline Dambach, Rebecca Norton, Caitlyn Springer, Sherron Evans, Sierra Riggs, Valerie Sanders, Kelley Robey, Brittany Johnson, Cierra Hardin, Samantha Hunter, Coach Melanie Crow and Coach Lisa Godwin, Managers-Anna Manley, Brittain Horne and Rayneisha Green...
Rodeo stars announced (03/29/07)
SIKESTON - August nights will rock when the Sikeston Jaycees roll some of the top names in country music into town for their annual rodeo. The Sikeston Chamber of Commerce got first peek at this year's entertainers for the Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo. Announced at today's monthly meeting of the Chamber was the entertainment lineup of the duo Sugarland, opening the Rodeo on Wednesday, Aug. ...
One faces charges in Tuesday shooting (03/29/07)
SIKESTON -- A rural Sikeston man is charged in the shooting death outside a Sikeston business Tuesday night. Lee Roy "Chuck" King II, 33, of 7698 State Highway E was arrested and charged with first degree murder and armed criminal action by Scott County Prosecuting Attorney Paul Boyd for the death of Richard L. Sterling, 37, of Morehouse, according to Sikeston Department of Public Safety Director Drew Juden...
Library book sale (03/29/07)
Sue Tangeman, Sikeston Public Library director, and Ron Eifert, assistant director, price books Wednesday morning at the Library. The books will be sold during the Library's "Used Book" Sale which starts today from 5 to 8 p.m., Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. On Sunday, from 1 to 3 p.m., buyers can purchase a bag of books for $1...
Habitat group receives inspiration (03/29/07)
SIKESTON -- Supporters of Habitat for Humanity in Sikeston received words of inspiration and encouragement Wednesday from the organization's first volunteer. Clive Rainey, director of community relations for Habitat for Humanity International, spoke during a lunch meeting at the First United Methodist Church...
Sikeston tennis returns experience (03/29/07)
SIKESTON -- With four of the top six players returning from last year's district championship team, the Sikeston Bulldog tennis team has high hopes once again this season. Sikeston, 13-2 a year ago, will feature more depth than they've had in the past...
SHS golfers fare well at tourney; Chaffee narrowly misses upset of N.D. (03/29/07)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston Golfers traveled to Bent Creek for the Notre Dame Tournament Monday. "Our goal was to finish in the top five and beat the teams in our district assignment," said Sikeston coach Rick Oetting. "The team did accomplish that goal and a little more...
SHS bats come alive (03/29/07)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- With seven hits combined in the first two games of the season, Sikeston had the look of a team that would have to win games with its pitching and defense. The Bulldogs reversed that trend on Wednesday as the bats came alive to defeat SEMO Conference rival Cape Central 10-7 at Cape Central High School...
Questa Ward (03/29/07)
BERNIE - Questa Ward, 29, died March 28, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home of Bernie.
Willie Smith (03/29/07)
MALDEN -- Willie Lee Smith, 80, died March 20, 2007, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Born July 27, 1926, in Little Rock, Ark., to the late Darnell and Nollie Mae Clark Nelson, she was affiliated with Bethesda Missionary Baptist Church in Malden...
Claude Deason (03/29/07)
SIKESTON -- Claude Deason, 92, died March 28, 2007, at his home. Born Nov. 27, 1914, in Rector, Ark., son of the late Walter D. and Lela Riggs Deason, he was a member of the Shady Acres Church of Christ and had been a farmer before retiring. On Aug. 14, 1936, he married Margurite Owens who preceded him in death...
Ethel Bromley (03/29/07)
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Pallbearers for services held Wednesday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston, Mo., for Ethel M. Bromley, 93, who died March 25, 2007, were: James Fisher III, Dana Groff, Nafe David, Mark McMillion, Charles Campbell and J.W. Nelson...
Harold Clark (03/29/07)
HARDIN, Ky. - Pallbearers at funeral services scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday at the Churchill-Imes Family Funeral Home in Murray for Harold Clark, 72, who died March 26, 2007, will be: Michael DeLaughter, Michael DeLaughter II, Bill Roberts V, Randy Poole, Jerry Pullen, Gaylon Clark, Dennis Clark and Jim Hailey...
L. Rene Weaks (03/29/07)
STURGIS, Mich. - L. Rene Weaks, 40, formerly of New Madrid, Mo., died March 26, 2007, at her home. Born Aug. 14, 1966, in Sikeston, Mo., to Pat Weaks of New Madrid and Robert A. Weaks of Wisner, La., she was a seamstress and creator of the online business, Uptown Monkey Fashions...
Simon Bisher (03/29/07)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Simon John Bisher 84, died March 27, 2007, at his home. Born April 4, 1922, near Oran, son of the late Joseph and Annie Baudendistel Bisher, he attended Caney School and worked on the family farm in Caney. He served in World War II in the South Philippines, Luzon and Bismarck-Archipelago battle campaigns from October 1942 to November 1945. ...
Wanda Williamson (03/29/07)
BLOOMFIELD -- Wanda Williamson, 68, died March 27, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Nov. 23, 1938, near Dexter, daughter of the late Ben and Emmer Lane McCormick, she was a homemaker and a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Bloomfield...
Martha Spain (03/29/07)
CLARKTON -- Martha Bean Spain, 83, died March 28, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 24, 1924, in Perry County, Ark., to the late William Edward and Hattie Mae Lott Bean, she was a member of Holcomb Church of Christ. On Dec. 26, 1942, in Perry County, she married George Spain who preceded her in death on Jan. 7, 1991...
Doris Morse (03/29/07)
STE. GENEVIEVE -- Doris Morse, 64, formerly of Portageville, died March 26, 2007, at Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital. Born April 27, 1942, in Reverie, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Allen and Mary Lou Stout Campbell. On April 19, 1958, in Ripley, Miss., she married Earnie Morse who preceded her in death on Dec. 6, 1983...
Eva Wyman (03/29/07)
PORTAGEVILLE - Oma Eva Wyman, 94, formerly of Sikeston, died March 26, 2007, at Portageville Nursing Center. Bon Dec. 24, 1912, in McCool, Miss., daughter of the late John Dunn and Anna Bell Wilson Frazier, she was a member of Miner Baptist Church. On April 24, 1934, she married Tom J. Myrick, who preceded her in death. On May 30, 1959, she married Byron Wyman, and he also preceded her in death...
Looking Back 3/29 (03/29/07)
SIKESTON - Mrs. Katie Harris has purchased the Franklin Moore lot on North Ranney, just north of the Alvin Taylor residence and will build a house this summer. SIKESTON - Enforcement of a city law that requires motorcycle, motorbike and motorscooter riders to wear protective helmets will be enforced starting in the next few days, says Police Chief Arthur Bruce...
Your view: Get to know God (03/29/07)
I think that it is good to finally see people to start realizing that God is your answer to everything without God you have nothing. Do you realize that God is the one that gives you the breath of Life everyday? I read the article someone put in the paper that you not only need to seek God but find a church and go there. And the person included towns like Oran and Vanduser. Well I go to The First Church of God in Vanduser and we have been trying to get the youth involved in so many things...
Speakout 3/29 (03/29/07)
We just heard postage is going up. Gas is going up for automobile and house. Electric is going up. But you know what, wages aren't going up. How are we supposed to ever make ends meet when everything keeps going up and you're not making any more? This is in response to Greener acres. ...