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Stories from Tuesday, April 10, 2007

No decision on YMCA pool (04/10/07)
SIKESTON -- The city has spent a week looking but none of the allocated money to find the leak at the Sikeston Jaycee Pool. City staff "dug three more test pits since last week and still haven't found the leak," City Manager Doug Friend reported during a special reorganizational Sikeston City Council meeting Monday...
Monday accident (04/10/07)
Officers with the Sikeston Department of Public Safety responded to a two- vehicle accident Monday afternoon at the Helen and Prairie streets intersection. One person was extricated from the vehicle and transported to the Missouri Delta Medical Center. No further information was available at press time. The accident was one of several around the Sikeston area Monday...
Fruit growers reeling from cold snap (04/10/07)
SIKESTON -- Two weeks ago Mike Leible's eight-acre peach orchard located off Interstate 57 north in Mississippi County was picture perfect and in full bloom. "Was is the word," said Leible, co-owner of Dogwood Orchard. Fruits like apples, peaches, pears and grapes in their early stages of development cannot survive several nights of below-freezing temperatures, which dipped into the high teens and low 20s in parts of the state over the weekend...
Three arrested for drugs (04/10/07)
BENTON -- Three Scott City men were arrested Saturday night following a monthlong narcotics investigation. Keith Estes, Claude Coward and Michael Rice were in Scott County Jail early today on charges of possession of a controlled substance, said Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter...
Mayor: Commitments need to be met (04/10/07)
SIKESTON -- Commitments related to the existing city sales tax need to be met before pushing for a new sales tax, according to Sikeston's mayor. Mayor Mike Marshall said during the reorganizational Sikeston City Council meeting Monday that he recognizes the city has needs such as a new jail and infrastructure improvements but a new city sales tax should not be pursued while there are obligations remaining from the current city sales tax...
Lady Bulldog soccer dissects Poplar Bluff (04/10/07)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs soccer team dismantled the Poplar Bluff Lady Mules on Monday night at the Sikeston Complex, 8-0. From the start it was clear that Sikeston had the superior speed and skill players up top on offense in junior Jordi Ferrell, sophomore Abbi Keefer and freshman Emily Eaves...
SHS drops first SEMO game (04/10/07)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs lost their first SEMO Conference game of the year as they fell to Dexter 7-3 on Monday afternoon at VFW Stadium. The Bulldogs fell behind early and never could overtake the Bearcats. Dexter pounded out 10 hits and, more importantly, collected hits when runners were in scoring position...
Clarence Halter (04/10/07)
CHAFFEE - Clarence M. Halter, 89, died at 2 a.m. April 9, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 20, 1917, at New Hamburg, to the late Louis and Mary Miederhoff Halter, he had owned and operated Midwest Dairy, Halter Refrigeration Service and Chaffee Dairy Queen. ...
Louise Kellis Dorris (04/10/07)
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...
James P. Saulter (04/10/07)
ST. CHARLES - James P. Saulter, 82, formerly of Sikeston, died at 1:20 a.m., April 10, 2007, at St. Joseph's Health Care in St. Charles. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel of Sikeston.
Ruth Black (04/10/07)
DEXTER -- Ruth Louise Black, 75, died April 9, 2007, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born April 26, 1931, in Arwarel, Ark., daughter of the late Ivan and Ruth Louise Paris Kirkman, she had lived all her life in the Dexter area where she was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ...
Maggie Mitchem (04/10/07)
MARSTON -- Maggie Maudean Mitchem, 78, died April, 9, 2007, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with DeLisle Funeral Home of Portageville.
Carolyn Stevens (04/10/07)
LILBOURN - Carolyn Stevens, 64, died April 7, 2007, at her daughter's home in New Madrid. Born Aug. 5, 1942, in Cape Girardeau, to the late L.V. and Marjorie Hauser Stevens, she was a member of New Madrid Eagles Aerie No. 4206 and New Madrid American Legion Ladies Auxiliary...
Charles L. Stacy (04/10/07)
DEXTER - Charles L. Stacy, 70, died April 8, 2007, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Born May 15, 1936, in Stoddard County, son of the late Raymond and Ada M. Eaton Stacy, he was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a car salesman with Autry Morlan Chevrolet-Cadillac since 1978...
Zora Green (04/10/07)
BLOOMFIELD - Zora E. Green, 74, died April 9, 2007, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born June 22, 1932, at Navjo, Ala., she was a retired employee of Medtronic Inc. in Phoenix. She had lived the past five years in Bloomfield where she was a member of the Living Waters Church...
Births (Published4/10) (04/10/07)
SIKESTON - Christina King is the parent of her first child, a son, born at 8:42 p.m. Feb. 15, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Tairance Urias weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 19 inches long. Grandparent is Anna King. PORTAGEVILLE - Brooke and Anthony Howard are the parents of their second child, first son, born at 11:26 a.m. Feb. 24, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Cross Anthony Howard weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces, and was 19.5 inches long...
Looking Back 4/10 (04/10/07)
SIKESTON - At the Rex Theater, "The Bowery" with Jackie Cooper and Wallace Berry. At the Malone, "Wake Up and Dream" with June Harver and John Payne. SIKESTON - The newest public park is taking shape with installation of a space platform sliding board and five saddle-mate rocking animals located at Prairie and Edmondson. Other equipment which will be installed is a merry-...
A lifetime of stuff may not be valuable (04/10/07)
Lisa Perry is a 45-year-old Minnesota woman who wants a fresh start. She says she's not suffering a mid-life crisis but rather "mid-life excitement". She's had enough of the Minnesota winters so she plans on moving west. Maybe take up a new career...
Speakout 4/10 (04/10/07)
Words I wish George Bush would say: "It appears we have appointed our worst generals to command forces, but our most gifted and brilliant to be self-serving democrat politicians! In fact, I have discovered by reading newspapers and listening to our main-stream media that these infallible geniuses plainly saw all the potential strategic dangers from the start, and held the perfect plan for stopping Islamic terror, yet failed to take action themselves until it was too late. ...