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Stories from Friday, April 6, 2007

GIS vendor gets apology from assessor (04/06/07)
CHARLESTON -- The Mississippi County assessor has reversed his position and apologized for remarks made about the county's geographic information system vendor. County commissioners reviewed a copy of the written apology sent to Midland GIS Solutions in Maryville during their regular meeting Thursday...
Internet safety to be addressed (04/06/07)
SIKESTON -- At first glance, the following acronyms -- POS, PIR, PAL, PAW or LMIRL -- may seem safe. But their meanings -- Parent Over Shoulder, Parent In Room, Parents Are Listening, Parents Are Watching and Let's Meet In Real Life -- can be much more harmful than they read...
Drug task force makes arrest (04/06/07)
POPLAR BLUFF - A three-month investigation by the Southeast Missouri Drug Task Force into the distribution of marijuana in Butler and Ripley counties has resulted in one arrest. James M. Walton, 60 of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., was arrested by officers from the Missouri State Highway Patrol and SEMO Drug Task Force in Doniphan on April 3. During his arrest he was transporting eight pounds of marijuana for delivery to an individual in Southeast Missouri, the Patrol reported...
Lover's quarrel turns violent (04/06/07)
CARUTHERSVILLE - A lover's quarrel injured a man and put a woman in jail. Caruthersville Police responded to a report of a subject being threatened by a knife in the 300 block of West Fourth Street at 4:07 p.m. Thursday. When officers arrived a large crowd had gathered in the roadway, according to a news release from the department...
Beating the cold (04/06/07)
Jack Barber tills up his garden Thursday afternoon. Barber was trying to dry out the ground before the cold temperatures arrived Thursday night. Drying the ground helps protect crops and flowers from the possible frost, he said.
Charleston wins slugfest (04/06/07)
CHARLESTON - The Charleston Bluejays baseball team got a single tally in the bottom of the seventh inning at Hillhouse Park on Thursday to defeat the visiting Kelly Hawks, 15-14. Although the game was not an artistic masterpiece with a combined 15 errors, it did have drama and a walkout hit to win the game for Charleston...
SHS tennis team squeaks by Farmington (04/06/07)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston tennis team improved to 2-0 on the season Thursday with a hard-fought victory against Farmington, 5-4 at the SHS tennis courts. The match came down to the final singles match. Sikeston's Stuart Strom stepped up and pulled out the victory against Ross Ledbetter, 8-5...
NMCC holds off East Prairie (04/06/07)
NEW MADRID -- In the battle of the Eagles, New Madrid County Central struck the final blow for a 9-7 comeback victory over visiting East Prairie on Thursday. Trailing 6-1 after two innings, then 7-4 in the fifth, NMCC fought back to knot the score at 7, then plated two in the sixth for the win...
Violet Cates (04/06/07)
CHARLESTON -- Violet Cates, 84, died at 6:23 a.m. April 5, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born April 13, 1922, in Mississippi County, to the late George and Minnie Chloe Claxton Simmerman, she had lived most of her life in Charleston where she was a member of the Charleston Church of Christ...
Genevieve Doza (04/06/07)
FESTUS -- Genevieve E. Doza, 90, died March 23, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Feb. 11, 1917, in Hazel Run, daughter of the late Eugene and Izie Lester Barbey, she was a homemaker and member of the First Baptist Church of Festus-Crystal City...
Joel Buchanan Sr. (04/06/07)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for the funeral services to be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday at the First Christian Church in Sikeston for Joel Grant Buchanan Sr., who died April 3, 2007, will be: Dan Jennings, Bob McCord III, Clyde Hawes, Myron Hawes, Lloyd Smith and Ron Ballard...
Imogene Williamson (04/06/07)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers for funeral services conducted on Thursday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Imogene Leota Williamson, 74, who died April 3, 2007, were: Darrell Heuring, Glen Williamson, Dan Williamson, Dennis Hyslop, Dale Hunt and Tommy Hyslop...
Juanita Isaacs (04/06/07)
MORLEY -- Juanita Isaacs, 81, died at 1 p.m. April 5, 2007, at a family home in Morley. Born Dec. 29, 1925, in Riverside, Calif., daughter of the late Raymond and Florence Barker Emerson Sr., she was a machine operator for 13 years at Sports Specialty Shoe Co. in Chaffee and worked 11 years at Burch Foods in Sikeston. She was a member of Morley Baptist Church...
Edna Ryan (04/06/07)
GRANITE CITY, Ill. - Edna Mae Ryan, 82, died at 11:20 a.m., April 5, 2007, at Stearns Nursing Home in Granite City. Visitation is from 5-8 p.m. Monday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston, Mo., where services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday.
Audie Butler (04/06/07)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Audie Butler, 87, formerly of Charleston, died at 7 a.m. April 6, 2007, at Bertrand Nursing Facility. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Births (Published4/6) (04/06/07)
SIKESTON - Debra Western and Jeremy Grither are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 10:10 a.m. Feb. 22, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center's Family BirthPlace in Cape Girardeau. Rachel Elizabeth Grither weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 20 inches long...
Looking Back 4/6 (04/06/07)
SIKESTON - Mrs. Elsie Jines entertains at her home Monday afternoon in celebration of her son, Gordon Clifford's eighth birthday. CHARLESTON - Buddy Randol of Charleston was elected president of the Bootheel Citizens Band Club at its monthly meeting Thursday night at the Community Room of the Security National Bank...
Speakout 4/6 (04/06/07)
I recently read in the Standard Democrat about the city of Oran and their recent hiring of one police officer to replace the three that they previously had. Now there is no officer on duty at night. The current Chief said that wasn't a problem, the County keeps an eye on the city while he sleeps. ...