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Stories from Saturday, April 28, 2007

Satellite office now open (04/28/07)
SIKESTON -- Scott County law enforcement services are now more accessible on the southern end of the county. The Scott County Sheriff's Department Satellite Office at the Sikeston Factory Outlet Stores went into full operation this week, according to Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter...
House fire (04/28/07)
The Sikeston Department of Public Safety and the Morehouse Volunteer Fire Department responded to a fire Friday morning at a residence on Highway Z in Crowder. The home was fully engulfed with flames. Also responding were the Scott County Sheriff's Department and the South Scott County Ambulance District...
Ciara's secret (04/28/07)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Sitting around her kitchen table at her home in East Prairie, 11-year-old Ciara Grisso carefully sorted and counted about 30 pink and gold beads. She then picked up a piece of braiding cord and began stringing the beads one by one and alternating between the two colors. When she was finished, she tied the cord's ends together and attached a tag that read: "Made by Ciara Grisso for Relay For Life in memory of my dad Keith Grisso."...
SHS standout to play in college (04/28/07)
SIKESTON - Sikeston basketball standout Julian Beard has signed to play next year at Marshalltown, Iowa Community College. The 6-foot-2 guard finished with 1,050 career points, was a two-time Class 4 All-State selection, two-time All-SEMO Conference and a two-time Class 4 All-Region selection for the Bulldogs in his junior and senior campaigns...
Sikeston boys track team finishes third (04/28/07)
POPLAR BLUFF - The Sikeston boys track team finished in third place at the Poplar Bluff Invitational on Friday afternoon while the girls took seventh. Sikeston totaled 122.50 points behind the 135.50 points of second place Poplar Bluff while Cape Central won the meet with 153 points...
Kelly bats silenced by Cape Central (04/28/07)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Kelly Hawks' bats were silenced by Cape Central ace Brad LaBruyere in a 5-1 SEMO Conference Tournament quarterfinal loss on Friday. "That may be his best game of the year," said Cape Central Tiger coach Steve Williams. "He had his best velocity and real good breaking stuff today."...
Sikeston walks by Kennett (04/28/07)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston Bulldogs baseball team advanced to the semifinals of the SEMO Conference Tournament with a 13-0 whitewash of the Kennett Indians on Friday afternoon at VFW Stadium. Sikeston put the game away early with nine runs in the bottom of the first inning. The Bulldogs only had three hits in the inning, but took advantage of two Kennett errors and poor control by Indian starter Payte Harris...
Marking milestones (04/28/07)
NEW MADRID - Associated Electric Cooperative Inc. recently highlighted employees' achievements and contributions to the cooperative's success during its annual employee recognition event. Recognized for 35 years of service with the cooperative were Michael A. Barnes, assistant shift supervisor, and Barry L. Mitchem, operations superintendent, at New Madrid Power Plant...
Become a partner with Historic Midtown Development Group (04/28/07)
On the local level, our members and volunteers make up our closest partnership. Each person and each business can make a positive impact, and it is community support that the Historic Midtown Development Group thrives on. Are you a member yet? You don't have to be a businessman or businesswoman -- some of our greatest help comes from retirees, and I want to see more stay-at-home parents, singles, teachers, students, teenagers, and people from all walks of life join us and make our community the best it can be. ...
Celebrating family (04/28/07)
Montgomery Bank recently celebrated "50 years of family ownership" with a Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce mixer held at One Montgomery Bank Plaza in Sikeston. 2007 marks 50 years that the Montgomery family has owned and operated the Bank. Montgomery Bank has 15 facilities throughout Southeast Missouri, St. Louis and southwest Florida. Montgomery Bank was originally chartered in 1903. Controlling interest in the bank was purchased in 1957 by Joel Montgomery Sr., a native of Sikeston...
Business briefcase 4/29 (04/28/07)
NEW MADRID - Christa Tucker, accounting manager for SEMO Health Network, recently successfully completed the Medical Compliance Specialist- Physician (MCS-P) test. There are very few in Missouri with this certification, officials with SEMO Health Network said. A MCS-P is trained in all of the Federal and State laws that affect the health care field...
George Craigmiles (04/28/07)
CHAFFEE -- George Edward Craigmiles, 63, died April 26, 2007, at a family home. Born Aug. 12, 1943, at St. Louis, the son of George and Dorothy E. Arnold Craigmiles, he was a retired forklift operator for Ludlow Corporation in Cape Girardeau and a member of Chaffee Elk Lodge No. 1810 and the St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Chaffee...
Ruby Hampton (04/28/07)
DEXTER -- Ruby Hampton, 80, died April 27, 2007, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. Born Feb. 19, 1927, in Dorsey, Miss., daughter of the late Benjamin Calvin and Lola Mae Christian Franks, she had lived in Southeast Missouri most of her life and moved to Dexter in 1953. She was a homemaker and had been a volunteer at the V.A. Medical Center in Poplar Bluff for many years...
Royce E. Yerges (04/28/07)
SIKESTON -- Royce Edward Yerges, 80, died at 4:27 a.m. April 28, 2007, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston, where services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday.
Evans - Sejas (04/28/07)
SIKESTON -- Terry and Martha Evans of Sikeston and Norman and Bonnie Crumpecker of Potosi have announced the engagement of their daughter, Leah Rachelle Evans, to Francisco Joaquin Tartabini Sejas, son of Julio and Delia Tartabini of St. Charles. The future bride attended Sikeston Senior High School in 1995 and is a student at Maryville University of Saint Louis. She is employed by Huttig Building Products in St. Louis...
Rall - Jaynes (04/28/07)
HICKORY VALLEY, Tenn. -- Mr. and Mrs. Chet Rall of Hickory Valley and Roger and Elizabeth Moore of Sikeston, Mo., have announced the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Rall, to Robert Jaynes, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Jaynes of Gadsden. The future bride is enrolled at Jackson State Community College where she is studying elementary education. She is employed as a part-time assistant manager at Gymboree...
Williams - Jordan (04/28/07)
MORLEY -- Pete and Jeannie Williams have announced the engagement of their daughter, Tracy Lynn Williams, to Dickie Jordan, son of Mrs. Leona Woods of East Prairie. The future bride is the rural development specialist for Rural Development in Mississippi and New Madrid counties. Her fiance is the county executive director for Farm Service Agency in Mississippi County...
Dill - Anderson (04/28/07)
MALDEN -- Rod and Donna Dill have announced the engagement of their daughter, Amber Marie Dill, to Garry Kenred Anderson II, son of Garry and Margaret Anderson of Sikeston. A 1999 graduate of Risco High School, the future bride earned a Bachelor of Science in business administration from Phoenix University in 2006. She is currently employed as the office manager for Dr. Michael J. Hoja at Advance Health Care in Poplar Bluff...
Powell - Evans (04/28/07)
SIKESTON -- Monnie McDonald has announced the engagement of her daughter, Amanda Leigh Powell, to Martin Ray Evans, son of Raburn and Debbie Evans of Sikeston. A 2001 graduate of Kelly High School, the future bride is employed by Autry Morlan Inc. in Sikeston. She is the granddaughter of Gene Hall of Sikeston and the late Ida Aliean Hall and Milton and Lillian Powell...
Looking Back 4/29 (04/28/07)
SIKESTON - Coach Lou Bona will take five members of his high school track team to the state meet in Columbia Saturday. CAPE GIRARDEAU - Nine months of college education is available for $1,000, scholars were told last night. John Wiseman, financial aid director for Southeast Missouri State University, told the scholars that the figure included room and board at the Cape Girardeau school. ...
Long campaign cycle has negative impact (04/28/07)
Though the calendar says the next major election is still some 19 months away, you wouldn't know that if you followed the news. Whether on the national or the state level, the election season seems to grow longer as the years go by. The national headlines were filled this week with a boring debate among the Democratic presidential hopefuls and the ups and downs of a host of GOP candidates. ...
Speakout 4/29 (04/28/07)
If CBS and KFVS would quit talking about all these college and school students, there probably wouldn't be so many. They just keep on and on about it and I think that's where these people get these ideas. Furthermore, if they wouldn't put CSI and Without a Trace on at night, and all these other murder shows, there wouldn't be all this going on either. ...