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Stories from Monday, April 30, 2007

Local leaders to hold SMEDA conference Friday (04/30/07)
DEXTER -- The Southeast Missouri Economic Development Alliance (SMEDA) will hold its 2007 Spring Conference on May 4 at the new National Guard Armory in Dexter. The theme of the Conference is "Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development: Growing Our Own Jobs."...
Sikeston in Bloom (04/30/07)
Julie Grant sings with a member of the Bluegrass Revival Saturday afternoon at Sikeston In Bloom. Several events were available for children and adults.
'Non-event' encourages reading in month of May (04/30/07)
SIKESTON -- There's no need to clear a night on your schedule, purchase a special outfit or find a babysitter for this worthy cause. The Sikeston Public Library's Phantom Ball erases all these hassles by encouraging people to do something relaxing and enjoyable: stay at home and read...
Sikeston golfers drop final match of season (04/30/07)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Sikeston traveled to Cape Thursday afternoon and fell to Cape Central 167-174. "Cape proved to be better (Thursday) but we definitely are showing improvement," said Sikeston coach Rick Oetting. Sikeston's Bill Green shot a three over 39 to tie for medalist honors with Cape Central's Jack Connell...
Weather clears and racing returns to Sikeston Drag Strip (04/30/07)
The following is an article submitted by Jared Smith of the Sikeston Drag Strip Results held April 21. Junior Dragster Class 1st Place -- Ryan Armer Kevil KY DI -- 12.12 ET -- 12.390 MPH -- 51.89 RT - .589 2nd Place -- Tracy Armer Kevil KY DI -- 8.89 ET -- 8.847 MPH -- 75.23 RT - .506...
Sikeston rallies into finals (04/30/07)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston Bulldogs, down to their last strike, scored two runs on Austin Williams' single in the seventh inning to stun Dexter 6-5 in a SEMO Conference Tournament semifinal game at Cape Central Saturday afternoon. The win moves Sikeston (14-5) into the tonight's championship game at 7:30 against Jackson, 11-10 winners over Cape Central in the other semifinal game. The game will be played at Capaha Park...
SHS beats Eureka and Parkway West (04/30/07)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs tennis team defeated Eureka and Parkway West in the Sikeston Invitational Tournament Saturday. "We exceeded my expectations today," said Sikeston coach Brian James. "I thought we played great." In their first matches of the day, Sikeston downed a very good Parkway West team 5-4. Sam Zhao, Charlie Jones, Justin Deere and Seth Colwick all picked up singles wins for the Bulldogs while the doubles team of Zhao and Clay Matthews also were victorious...
Mulligan Report: Sikeston Country Club (04/30/07)
Ladies Golf Association (Tues.) SCC Senior Association (Miller Moll scored a hole-in-one on #10, his second of the year) Men's Golf Association (Thurs.) Knickman, Benny Ray Total score 32 (4) under par Labor Day Mixed Scramble Partridge/Davidson32 Call for membership information or tee times...
Familiar face will be back on sidelines for Charleston (04/30/07)
CHARLESTON -- A familiar face will be back on the sidelines at Charleston as Dan Kesselring has been named the new head football coach for the Bluejays. Kesselring was previously the head coach at Charleston from 1992-1999, compiling a career record of 44-39...
A.C. Thrower (04/30/07)
SIKESTON - A.C. "Jr." Thrower, 93, passed away April 29, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Sept. 13, 1913, in Advance, son of the late William L. and Marie Proffer Thrower, he had worked for the International Shoe Factory for 43 years. He and his late wife, Mildred, owned and operated Thrower Shoe Repair and Shoes for 33 years...
Humberto Negron (04/30/07)
SIKESTON - Humberto Negron, 86, died April 29, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 28, 1920, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, son of the late Angel and Secundina Rosa Negron, he was a member of the Catholic faith, a master sergeant of the U.S. Army, having served during World War II and the Korean War, retiring in 1959 after receiving two Combat Medical Badges. He had worked for the Regional Diagnostic Center in Sikeston...
Dorothy Griggs (04/30/07)
CHICAGO -- Dorothy Bogart Griggs, 76, formerly of Charleston, Mo., died at 4 a.m. April 30, 2007, at the Lincoln Park Medical Center in Chicago. Arrangements are incomplete at the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Glenn Grigsby (04/30/07)
MOREHOUSE - Glenn Edward Grigsby, 64, died at 11:30 p.m. April 28, 2007, at his home. Born Aug. 26, 1942, in Sikeston, son of the late Glen Arthur and Florence Marcella Golightly Grigsby Crowson, he was an insurance salesman and a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans, American Legion, VFW and Eagles No. 3319...
Royce Yerges (04/30/07)
SIKESTON -- Royce Edward Yerges, 80, entered into his eternal rest at 4:26 a.m. April 28, 2007, surrounded by his loving family at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Sept. 30, 1926, in Portland, Wis., to the late Edward F. and Martha Hahn Yerges. ...
Ruby Hampton (04/30/07)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers for the services conducted today at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Ruby Hampton, 80, who died April 27, 2007, were: Todd Foster, Lee Parks, Dustin Hampton, Brad Harris, Jeremy Wood and Ryan McFarlen.
Mary Mahon (04/30/07)
SUN CITY, Ariz. -- Mary Jones Mahon, 87, formerly of Mississippi County (Mo.), died April 26, 2007, at the Sunwest Choices Care Center in Sun City. Born July 9, 1919, in Bell City, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Virgil Edward and Myrtle Maude Duckett Jones...
Births (Published 4/30) (04/30/07)
EAST PRAIRIE - Amber and Ross Glenn are the parents of their second child, second son, born at 5:22 p.m. March 15, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Braden Nicholas Glenn weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces, and was 18.5 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Wayne and Mary Pogue of Carlinville, Ill...
Looking Back 4/30 (04/30/07)
SIKESTON - Work began Monday on the Sikeston Country Club room, according to club treasurer W.S. Corrigan. SIKESTON - The state park boards is five years ahead of projected improvements, Robert Wolpers, a 10-year member of the board told the Rotary Club last night. Wolpers, manager of the Daily American Republic in Poplar Bluff, credited Gov. Warren E. Hearnes with "enhancing the parks" position...
Speakout 4/30 (04/30/07)
Robert W. Gee, retired Captain of Sikeston Public Safety did not pass away. Robert P. Gee of Portageville, Mo., age 81 passed away. Thank you for your concerns though. Shiela Gee, Gilbertsville, Ky. I was glad to see the charges dropped against Bill Ferrell. I have known him for 40 years and I did not believe a word of it. Thanks Bill for your service to Scott County and hold your head high!...