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Stories from Tuesday, May 8, 2007

Fire protection prices go up (05/08/07)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston has raised its prices for providing fire protection services for the Sikeston Fire Protection District. During the regular Sikeston City Council meeting Monday, council members approved changes to the contract as recommended by Department of Public Safety Director Drew Juden...
Teen is declared adult by court (05/08/07)
CARUTHERSVILLE -- The teen suspect in the school bus stabbing assault Wednesday in Steele was declared an adult by the courts. Raymond Allen Johnson, 14, was certified as an adult Monday in a juvenile certification hearing in Pemiscot County, according to Pemiscot County Sheriff Tommy Greenwell...
Play day (05/08/07)
Jordan Sherrion, a third grader at Scott County Central Elementary School, attempts to catch a water balloon during the school's play day Monday morning. The students participated in several events to earn ribbons.
Shoppers get creative with Mother's Day gifts (05/08/07)
SIKESTON -- Flowers, jewelry and clothing will always be staples in Mother's Day gift-giving, but some local retailers have noticed more children are shopping for creative gifts like those that will improve their mother's health. Sheila Armbruster, co-owner of Defining Looks Salon and Spa in Sikeston, said in the past few weeks the business has sold several Mother's Day gift certificates for permanent make-up, massage, microderm abrasion, chemical peel and Lipodissolve -- a fat-reduction technique -- procedures.. ...
Arrests made by patrol officers (05/08/07)
POPLAR BLUFF - Two operations conducted by Missouri State Highway Patrol officers in Southeast Missouri resulted in numerous arrests. The "Move Over" Operation, conducted in April, Troop E in the 13 county area of Southeast Missouri, involved 24 officers for a total of 192 man-hours, said Captain George E. Ridens, commanding officer of Troop E. Officers had a total of 146 arrests and stopped 246 vehicles...
Students hold 'egg drop' (05/08/07)
Sikeston Fifth Grade Center students in Danielle Kimball's classroom watch eggs fall from the BMU bucket truck Monday afternoon during their "Egg Drop." Over 150 eggs were dropped during the event.
SHS clips Notre Dame (05/08/07)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs clinched at least a share of the SEMO Conference regular season championship as they defeated Notre Dame 2-1 on Monday at VFW Stadium. The game was originally scheduled for March 20 but inclement weather kept getting the contest pushed back on the schedule...
Dexter pays hefty price in defeating NMCC (05/08/07)
DEXTER - The price of victory was high for the Dexter Bearcats at home Monday. Dexter's Tyler Moore drove in three runs and combined on a four-hitter with Josh Stevens in a 5-3 win over New Madrid County Central, but in the process the Bearcats may have lost catcher Drew Pixley...
Alice Barron (05/08/07)
LORANGER, La. - Alice Maxine Masterson Barron, 78, died May 5, 2007, at her home in Loranger. Born Oct. 18, 1928, in New Madrid, Mo., to the late Jack and Florence Mast Masterson, she attended New Madrid High School. She then moved to St. Louis to work various jobs, including the Small Arms Plant and McDonnell Douglas. She was a lifelong member of the United Pentecostal Church, being baptized at the age of 12 years...
Pansy Barker (05/08/07)
DEXTER -- Pansy Barker, 99, died May 7, 2007, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home of Dexter.
Katherine T. Midkiff (05/08/07)
DEXTER - Katherine T. Midkiff, 83, died May 7, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Pauline Stegall (05/08/07)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Pauline E. Stegall, 87, died at 11:30 a.m. May 7, 2007, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home of East Prairie.
Peggy Sadler (05/08/07)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services held today at 2 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church for Peggy Sadler, 71, who died May 5, 2007, were: Cody Black, Gary Silverthorn, Eric Sadler, Michael Sadler II, Steven Malone and Dr. Jim Barnes. Honorary pallbearers were Dr. Wendell Weathers, Flaire Ferrell, Zachary Black and Billy Ray Majors...
David Ferguson (05/08/07)
SIKESTON - David Ervin Ferguson, 75, died May 5, 2007, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Born June 19, 1931, in Meridian, Miss., son of the late Robert and Ruby Adams Ferguson, he was a member of the Harbor Light Christian Center in Sikeston, a member of the Meldrum Post of the American Legion and a member of the Sikeston Eagles Aerie No. ...
Donna Winters (05/08/07)
MARSTON - Donna Winters, 59, died May 5, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medial Center in Sikeston. Born Aug. 27, 1947, in Hayti, daughter of the late H.B. and Reba Jean Fisher Turnbo, she was a member of the Hayward Baptist Church and had been a store manager for Bill's Dollar Store before retiring...
Randall Shurtz (05/08/07)
EAST PRAIRIE - Dr. Randall J. Shurtz, 73, died at 12:10 a.m. May 8, 2007, at the East Prairie Nursing Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home of East Prairie.
Bill Arthur (05/08/07)
MOREHOUSE -- William "Bill" Arthur, 76, died May 5, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Sept. 23, 1930, in Parma, son of the late Charles Theodore and Emma Douglas Arthur, he was a U.S. Army veteran having served during World War II. He had been a truck driver for Malone & Hyde before retiring and was of the Baptist belief...
Birth (Published 5/8) (05/08/07)
SIKESTON - Samantha Wise and Kenneth Heaton are the parents of their first child, first son, born at 8:36 a.m. March 21, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center's Family BirthPlace in Cape Girardeau. Gavin Edward Heaton weighed 6 pounds, 5 ounces, and was 19 inches long...
Looking Back 5/8 (05/08/07)
SIKESTON - Mrs. Bill Shain entertained today in honor of her son, Tommy, who celebrated his eighth birthday. SIKESTON - The Scott County chapter of the American Cancer Society, which began collecting funds in April and will close its drive in about 10 days, has collected $2,790, said Wayne Woodard, area chairman...
World Wide Web has not caught up everyone (05/08/07)
Like it or not, the Internet for many of us is an important component in our work and our leisure. But for those who believe the Internet will replace newspapers and television and every other form of communication, you might want to read a new study out that paints a different portrait...
Your view: Thank you (05/08/07)
At the April 2007 quarterly meeting, the trustees of the Missouri Delta Medical Center Foundation funded several items that will benefit the patients of Missouri Delta Medical Center. A Sonic Irrigator Cleaning Work Station was purchased for the Surgery Department at the amount of $10,898. This system will flush away any contaminates inside the surgical instruments and will safely and effectively clean all debris and blood products from instruments used in surgery...
Speakout 5/8 (05/08/07)
East Prairie does a great job decorating the town at Christmas and presenting the parade. They also go all out for the 4th of July and for the Block Party. The City has made Tour De Corn a huge success. The question is, who dropped the ball, or should I say who dropped the used tractor parts? Have you, the city heads, looked at the east side of town lately? Shame on you for allowing this junkyard in plain view! How about a privacy fence?...