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Stories from Tuesday, May 1, 2007

Vets urge reading of labels (05/01/07)
SIKESTON -- Area veterinarians are advising pet owners to err on the side of caution when choosing foods for their pets. In March, manufacturers began making recalls due to contamination in wet and "cuts and gravy" style pet food. A few local pets have already fallen victim to the tainted food...
Festival of Fine Arts (05/01/07)
Kelly High School senior Cassie Jackson and junior Allen Denning prepare their art work Monday morning for the school's "Festival of Fine Arts." The art exhibit, open to the public, will be held Thursday and Friday in the high school gym and elementary halls from 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. daily. The event is sponsored by the Kelly Fine Arts Department - art, drama, band and foreign language...
Cape Central beats Dexter for third place; Kelly routs Kennett in consolation (05/01/07)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Dexter provided the opportunities and Cape Central was more than willing to cash them in. The Tigers sent 11 batters to the plate in the third inning and score six runs - aided by three costly Bearcat errors - as Cape Central defeated Dexter, 9-4, in the third place game of the SEMO Conference Tournament Monday at Capaha Field in Cape Girardeau...
Bulldog netters blank 'Jays; SJHS girls tracksters break more school records (05/01/07)
CHARLESTON -- The Sikeston tennis team improved to 10-2 on the season with a 9-0 sweep at Charleston on Monday. "I thought we played well today," said Sikeston coach Brian James. "We are kind of hitting our stride right now. We played well over the weekend and again today. We've got Dexter tomorrow as a tune-up to the districts next week."...
Triathletes fare well (05/01/07)
Three Sikeston area triathletes participated and did well in the 23rd annual Steamboat Triathlon in Cape Girardeau on Saturday. The three racers who raced for Team Cycle Werx are: Delbert Mariott (4th overall), Brad Blackman and Chris Hodgkiss. The race consisted of a 500-meter swim, 15-mile bike ride and 5-...
SHS falls in title game (05/01/07)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston Bulldogs' quest for another SEMO Conference Tournament championship fell short in a nine-inning marathon with Jackson on Monday night at Capaha Field in Cape Girardeau. The Bulldogs and Indians engaged in a nearly three-hour game, but it was Jackson that had more gas in the tank at the end as they held off a Sikeston rally in the bottom of the ninth to win its first-ever conference tournament championship, 8-6...
Rosella Sandage (05/01/07)
ALTON -- Rosella Sandage, 78, formerly of Bloomfield, died April 29, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. Born Dec. 25, 1928, at Sikeston, she was the daughter of the late Loyd and Lela Poyner Hicks. On Dec. 26, 1946, she married J.W. Sandage who preceded her in death on Dec. 12, 1993...
Bonnie Phillips (05/01/07)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Bonnie Eloise Phillips, 81, died April 28, 2007, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Dec. 5, 1925, in Rosebud, Ark., to the late John E. and Edna Ruth Benton Haney, she was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Portageville...
Dorothy Griggs (05/01/07)
CHICAGO - Dorothy C. Bogart Griggs, 76, formerly of Mississippi County, Mo., died at 4 a.m. April 30, 2007, at the Lincoln Park Hospital in Chicago. Born March 22, 1931, in Charleston, Mo., to the late Albert C. and Wilma Brown Bogart, she was a member of the Charleston VFW Ladies Auxiliary and had attended the Wyatt Baptist Church. Having lived in Chicago a number of years, she was employed as a computer programmer for 30 years with Northwestern Railroad until her retirement in 1999...
Edna Lane (05/01/07)
DEXTER - Edna Lane, 88, died April 30, 2007, at the Golden Living Center in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home of Dexter.
Royce Yerges (05/01/07)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services held today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Royce Edward Yerges, 80, who died April 28, 2007, were: Leslie Yerges, Duane Yerges, Daryl Yerges, Stan Yerges, Dale Duncan and Frank Lawrence.
Looking Back 5/1 (05/01/07)
SIKESTON - The newly organized Bethel of the Order of Job's Daughters, consisting of teenage girls of Masonic affiliation, held a breakfast at the Dunn Hotel. SIKESTON - Bids for the purchase of $1,350,000 in school bonds to finance school building projects will be opened at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Board of Education office, Superintendent Lynn Twitty said today. Voters approved the bond sale by a vote of 1,754 on March 7...
Time to take action on traffic accidents (05/01/07)
It was about five years ago that I humbly suggested we spend less money on AIDS research and instead spend those limited resources on ideas to reduce traffic fatalities. My argument was that traffic mishaps were often preventable and that on a greater scale, traffic accidents claim more victims than most diseases combined...
Speakout 5/1 (05/01/07)
I'm wondering if anybody else is wondering why people like Al Gore worry about global warming when he's flying all over the world in his jet. And his big ole SUV and his big ole mansions. And ole Sheryl Crow running around in a big ole bus, trying to pretend she's for global warming. I don't know, they are going to have some awfully messy fingers if those two are going to get by with one square of toilet paper. What a laugh!...