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Stories from Monday, April 2, 2007

Facts sketchy on shooting (04/02/07)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston Department of Public Safety investigators are trying to track down the facts related to an early morning shooting. At about 12:55 a.m. today, DPS received a call from a subject who stated he had been shot in the leg on the 500 block of Matthews and was taking a taxi to the emergency room...
Allergens make gardening a much more difficult chore (04/02/07)
SIKESTON -- Those who suffer from seasonal allergies and love to garden can still enjoy their hobby this spring simply by making a few adjustments. More than 35 million Americans are affected by allergens, or airborne pollens and molds, which commonly trigger allergy symptoms like watery eyes and sneezing...
Kickin' good time (04/02/07)
Sikeston High School students participate in a kickball tournament Saturday in a fundraiser for fellow student Katelynn Austin. There were 98 participants, including a team from Notre Dame High School, that competed at the Sikeston Recreational Complex. The event was organized by Sikeston High School soccer coach Derrick Long...
Bob McCarver (04/02/07)
DEXTER -- Robert Wayne "Bob" McCarver, 90, died March 30, 2007, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born Nov. 9, 1916, in Malden, son of the late Evan and Clara Nance McCarver, he had lived in Dexter since 1948 and was a member of the First Presbyterian Church. He was a retired mechanics instructor with Mingo Job Corps...
Pretshie Ellsworth (04/02/07)
PENSACOLA, Fla. - Pretshie Abernathy Ellsworth, 64, formerly of Morley, Mo., died April 2, 2007, at the Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Louie Hirschowitz (04/02/07)
ORAN -- Louie J. Hirschowitz, died March 30, 2007. A lifelong resident of Oran, in 1947 he and his brother opened Hirschowitz Supply Store. He served as mayor of Oran for three terms, was county and presiding commissioner of Scott County for 16 years and helped organize the first mayor's club of Southeast Missouri, the Southeast Port Authority and the Scott County Historical Society. ...
Earl Milam (04/02/07)
DIEHLSTADT -- Earl Clay Milam, 77, died March 30, 2007, at the Landmark Care Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Nov. 2, 1929, at Diehlstadt, son of the late Albert and Bonnie Watson Milam, he had lived most of his life in Scott County where he and his wife were the co-owners and operators of BJ's Lounge in Diehlstadt. ...
Charles Shelby (04/02/07)
MATTHEWS - Charles L. Shelby, 87, died at 9:57 p.m., March 31, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Mary Loflin (04/02/07)
EAST PRAIRIE - Mary Loflin, 69, died April 2, 2007, at her home in East Prairie. Arrangements are incomplete with the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Rick Watkins (04/02/07)
DEXTER -- Richard T. "Rick" Watkins, 48, died March 31, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Dec. 6, 1958, in Poplar Bluff, son of Marsh Watkins of Dexter and the late Bobbie Lucius Watkins, he had lived his entire life in Dexter and was a funeral director and co-owner the Watkins and Sons Funeral Service of Dexter, Puxico, Parma and Morehouse. ...
Births (Published4/2) (04/02/07)
ORAN - Lanna and Kevin Williams are the parents of their second child, first daughter, born at 1:27 p.m. Feb. 13, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Kaylee Dawn Williams weighed 9 pounds and was 21 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Judy Rose and Don Cathcart of Jackson...
Looking Back 4/2 (04/02/07)
SIKESTON - Roy Wagner Jr. has been named as manager of the Sikeston Municipal Airport. Wagner will have supervision of all airport maintenance. SIKESTON - Building permits for the month of March totaled $121,900. Five new homes were included in the permits. Home building has been restrained by tight mortgage conditions...
Speakout 4/2 (04/02/07)
This is to the person who called about drinking coffee in their church. I look at it like this, you don't have a funeral in a kitchen, why would you drink coffee in a sanctuary? There's a proper place for everything. Much has been said in SpeakOut about the city of Miner looking bad, but please keep these thoughts in mind. ...