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Stories from Tuesday, April 17, 2007

New Math and Science Center opens (04/17/07)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston High School seniors Mollie Landers and Logan Hampton said the only downfall to the campus' new Math and Science Center is they have only a month to enjoy it. Sikeston High School students officially began moving into the 33,000-plus square-foot building on Thursday. Friday marked the first full day of science and math classes in the building for students in grades 10-12...
Road work (04/17/07)
An ASA asphalt employee shovels asphalt next to the curb on Kentucky and Illinois streets Monday morning. Drivers are urged to use caution as work continues on Illinois Street today.
SHS relays a success (04/17/07)
SIKESTON -- Poor weather has been area track and field teams' biggest obstacle this season, but that wasn't the case on Monday. For the first time in weeks, nice weather came through the area giving Sikeston a good kickoff for its inaugural Sikeston Twilight Relays on Monday evening at SPS Stadium...
East Prairie falls to South Pemiscot in extra innings (04/17/07)
EAST PRAIRIE - The East Prairie Eagles baseball team fell to the South Pemiscot Bulldogs in extra innings at home on Monday afternoon losing 10-4 in eight innings. The Bulldogs came into the game ranked No. 2 in Class 2 and their only three losses this season have come to teams in Tennessee...
Charles Calcutt (04/17/07)
PARMA - Charles Calcutt, 71, died April 14, 2007, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born June 29, 1935, in Batesville, Miss., to the late George Fondren and Lena Calcutt, he was affiliated with the Church on the Rock at Morehouse. On Aug. 8, 1984, in St. Louis, he married Martha Bills, who survives of the home...
Rex Keller Sr. (04/17/07)
DEXTER - Rex Keller Sr., 88, died April 15, 2007, at the Cypress Point Health Care Facility in Dexter. Born Jan. 29, 1919, in Dardanelle, Ark., son of the late Marion and Mary Francis Tilmon Keller, he was a retired farmer. On Nov. 16, 1940, at Caruthersville, he married Mabel Geneva Phillips who preceded him in death on Feb. 12, 2005...
Royal George (04/17/07)
BERTRAND -- Royal Riley George, 70, died at 7:35 a.m. April 14, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born March 20, 1937, in Red Bay, Ala., he was the son of the late Floyd and Lillie Bell Warren George. Disabled since birth, he resided the past 20 years in nursing care facilities and since 2002 had been a resident of Bertrand Nursing Facility...
Charles J. McMullin (04/17/07)
FRONTENAC -- Charles J. McMullin, 89, died March 24, 2007, at Mari De Villa Retirement Center in Town and Country. He was a retired lawyer and a longtime resident of Frontenac. Born in Sikeston, he played football at Sikeston High School and was awarded the Eagle Scout badge. He earned his undergraduate degree in 1939 and his law degree in 1941, both from the University of Missouri-Columbia where he was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity and editor of the Law Review...
Thelma McGill (04/17/07)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services for Thelma Zelene McGill, 98, who died April 13, 2007, were: Steve Torbert, Kenny Foster, Jim Sturgeon, Charles McGill Jr., Richard McGill and Slade Robinson. Services were conducted Monday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Norman Elledge officiating with assistance by the Rev. Ernest Elledge...
Jack Plunk (04/17/07)
MATTHEWS - Billy Jack Plunk, 69, died at 11:25 p.m. April 15, 2007, at Barnes- Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel of Sikeston.
Births (Published 4/17) (04/17/07)
SIKESTON - Joy Daniel and James Applewhite Jr. are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 11:07 a.m. March 1, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. James William Applewhite III weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces, and was 19 inches long...
Looking Back 4/17 (04/17/07)
SIKESTON - Miss Eleanor McClure of Sikeston was chosen as first maid at the University of Missouri Savitar Queen contest. It is a contest to find a beauty for the university's yearbook. SIKESTON - Gen. Maxwell Taylor will fly into Sikeston at 5 p.m. for a speaking appearance tonight. He will speak at the Chamber of Commerce Man of the Year Banquet at 6:30 p.m. at the Armory...
Parenting requires love, responsiblity (04/17/07)
Sometime in the wee hours of Sunday morning - around 3 a.m. to be more specific - a 27-year-old Illinois man apparently poured gasoline on the front of his cousin's house and set the building on fire. Police said the arson stemmed from a dispute with the homeowners - his cousin - over a drug-...
Speakout 4/17 (04/17/07)
Well, Easter has come and gone again this year, and as usual the churches were packed with people who only attend services this one day out of the year. These people thought enough about the sacrifice that the Lord Jesus Christ made for all of mankind to go into His "house" and worship (or to be blunt, show off a new outfit) for one day out of 365. ...