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Stories from Monday, April 9, 2007

Emerson to host agricultural roundtable in Jackson Friday (04/09/07)
JACKSON - Eighth District Representative Jo Ann Emerson will hear from Southern Missouri producers Friday about the many issues Congress will confront in the upcoming re-authorization of the Farm Bill. Emerson's roundtable conference is scheduled from 8:15 to 9:30 a.m. Friday at the University of Missouri Extension Office, 684 West Jackson Trail in Jackson...
Cemetery donation (04/09/07)
Jim Long, maintenance supervisor for the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield, ties down PVC pipe. The 140-feet of pipe, which was donated by Morley Building Supply to the Bloomfield cemetery, will be used to expand the cemetery's "Avenue of Flags." Over 130 additional holders for the American flags will be made out of the the pipe...
Sikeston splits with Calloway and Marion in Wood Bat Tourney (04/09/07)
PADUCAH, Ky. - The Sikeston Bulldogs baseball team gained a split on Saturday afternoon in the McCracken County Wood Bat Tournament at Lone Oak High School. In the first game, Sikeston banged out 10 hits against Calloway County, Ky., but could not get a timely hit in the Bulldogs 4-1 loss...
Louise Kellis Dorris (04/09/07)
SIKESTON -- Louise Kellis Dorris, 74, died April 6, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Dec. 11, 1932, in Savannah, Tenn., daughter of T.A. and Virgie DeShazier Worley, she was a member of Bement Baptist Church. She had worked as a tax preparer for H&R Block, been a teacher's aide at the Sikeston Head Start Center and had worked for 7-Eleven Convenience Stores before retiring...
Clarence Halter (04/09/07)
CHAFFEE -- Clarence Halter, 89, died April 9, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Adreianna Hawkins (04/09/07)
IMBODEN, Ark. -- Adreianna "Onnie" Sturgeon Hawkins, 37, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died at 12:55 p.m. April 7, 2007, at her home. Born April 7, 1970, in Metropolis, Ill., to the late Joe Howard and Ruth Cave Sturgeon, she was a 1988 graduate of New Madrid County High School. She lived in Imboden for the past seven years where she was manager of the Pocahontas Medical Clinic in Pocahontas. She was a member of the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church of Annieville...
G. Thatcher Scism (04/09/07)
ST. CHARLES -- Gilbert Thatcher Scism, 99, died April 7, 2007, at Garden View Care Center in O'Fallon. Born Sept. 26, 1907, in Bloomfield, son of the late Thomas Gilbert and Myrtie Cleveland Scism, he was retired from Production Credit Association in Sikeston. Mr. Scism had been a resident of St. Charles for several years. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in St. Charles, the Rotary Club of St. Charles and Rotary Past District Governor in Sikeston...
John Hayward (04/09/07)
BENTON, Ky. -- John S. Hayward, 83, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died at 4:45 p.m. April 7, 2007, at Calvert City Convalescent Center. Son of the late James Sterlin and Rosa Lee Stovall Hayward, he was a member of Sharpe Missionary Baptist Church. His wife, Georgia Kelton Hayward, survives of the home in Benton...
Margie McDonald (04/09/07)
SIKESTON -- Margie Heidelberger McDonald, 74, formerly of Arkansas, died at 9:25 p.m. April 6, 2007, at West Ridge Place Assisted Living in Sikeston. Born Nov. 24, 1932, in Hughes, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Walter R. and Blanche Haley Ingram...
Suetta Brown (04/09/07)
BERTRAND -- Suetta Grove Brown, 70, died at 2 p.m. April 8, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Dec. 25, 1936, in Matthews, daughter of the late Luther and Esther Bell Swinney Brown, she had lived most of her life in Mississippi County, where she worked as a waitress at Bessie's Restaurant. For several years she owned and operated ceramic craft shops in Charleston and Paris, Tenn. She was of the Baptist belief...
Ruby McCoy (04/09/07)
SIKESTON -- Ruby Evelyn McCoy, 82, died at 12:41 p.m. April 7, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Oct. 18, 1924, in Crowder, daughter of the late James William and Martha Lee Hodges Burns, she was a housewife and a member of Tanner Street Church of God where she was a Sunday school teacher for many years...
Charles Stacy (04/09/07)
DEXTER -- Charles Stacy, 70, died April 8, 2007, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Christine Sumner (04/09/07)
NEW MADRID -- Christina A. Sumner, 55, died April 6, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born June 14, 1951, in Grover Hill, Ohio, she was the daughter of Zella Bolenbough Tucker of New Madrid and the late Willard Jenkins. She married Larry Sumner who preceded her in death...
Looking Back 4/9 (04/09/07)
SIKESTON - E.M. Simmons, general superintendent of a local truck line, suffered temporary shock when lightning struck him during a hail and rain storm. SIKESTON - One new board member at Missouri Delta Community Hospital was elected and eight board members were re-elected at the association's annual meeting Tuesday afternoon at the hospital...
Speakout 4/9 (04/09/07)
I found a ring of keys with an electronic opener at the 500 block of Salcedo. If anyone lost them, call 471-1728. I was watching a TV show tonight and it was about a patient in the hospital. The patient began to have a seizure, a very bad one. It was amazing, they were being taken care of with compassion. ...