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Stories from Monday, May 14, 2007

Hayti resident drowns in river Saturday night (05/14/07)
CARUTHERSVILLE - The body of a Hayti man was recovered from the Mississippi River just after noon Sunday. A possible drowning was reported to Pemiscot County Sheriff Department at the Boatclub Chute Area, a popular access area to the Mississippi River, around 7:25 p.m. Saturday...
District track (05/14/07)
Sikeston's Camery Davis pole vaults in Saturday's Class 3, District 1 track meet held at Sikeston Public Schools Stadium. The Sikeston boys team finished third and many members of the girls and boys team qualified for sectionals. Complete results can be found on page 6 and 7 in today's edition...
Feeling the burn (05/14/07)
Titus Randle lifts weights while balancing on an exercise ball with his brother, Nathaniel Mijares, Saturday at the YMCA of Southeast Missouri in Sikeston. The workout station was one of several to promote health and fitness for children at the YMCA's annual Healthy Kids Day...
Four nabbed on drug charges in Scott County (05/14/07)
ORAN --Law enforcement officers arrested four Scott County residents on drug charges Friday night. Three adults were arrested at an Oran residence in connection with felony and misdemeanor drug possession violations, Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter said. A juvenile at the scene was released into the custody of a family member, the sheriff said...
Swing away! (05/14/07)
Rick Leonard Heating and Air Conditioning second baseman Brett Johnson fouls off a pitch during Musial League action at the Sikeston Recreational Complex on Saturday in the season's first games of Sikeston Area Youth Baseball.
SHS boys place third (05/14/07)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston boys track and field team had many standout performances and overall performed as well as expected during Saturday's Class 3, District 1 meet at Sikeston Public Schools Stadium. The Bulldogs came up short in the team standings to defending state champion Potosi, which dominated the distance events, on its way to the team championship with 134 points. The Bulldogs wound up in third place with 107 points, just 2.5 points behind runnerup Farmington...
Sikeston bulls past Farmington to advance (05/14/07)
PERRYVILLE -- The Sikeston girls soccer team advanced to the semifinals of the Class 1, District 1 Tournament on Saturday by defeating Farmington, 5-1 at St. Vincent High School. Sikeston, seeded third, took a 2-0 lead into halftime against the sixth-seeded Knightettes...
Harold Dial (05/14/07)
PORTAGEVILLE - Harold Douglas Dial, 85, died May 11, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Nov. 21, 1921, in Lake County, Tenn., to the late William Wright and Addie Elizabeth Nobles Dial, he was a U.S. Army veteran, having served during World War II...
Vivian Ward (05/14/07)
NEW MADRID - Vivian Simpson Ward, 88, died May 13, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Jan. 14, 1919, in New Madrid, to the late Welton and Ida Simpson, she worked for many years at Williams Seasonings in Webb City and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Webb City...
Nelson Curtis (05/14/07)
ORAN - Nelson Curtis, 76, died at 2:53 a.m. May 12, 2007, at his home. Born Jan 21, 1931, at Cuba Landing, Tenn., to the late A.R. and Ollie E. Winters Curtis, he was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving during the Korean War. He was a self-employed farmer and had attended the Murray Lane Baptist Church in Sikeston. ...
Inez McWhirter (05/14/07)
NEW MADRID - Inez McWhirter, 73, died May 11, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Nov. 24, 1934, in the state of Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Otis Alexander and Lizzie Stiens Davidson. She was a member of the Eagles Aerie No. 4206 and American Legion Auxiliary Unit 595 in New Madrid...
Pauline Fields (05/14/07)
DEXTER - Pauline Fields, 92, died May 13, 2007, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Thelma Gee (05/14/07)
PARMA - Pallbearers for services conducted Saturday at the Parma United Methodist Church for Thelma Marie Gee, 98, who died on May 8, 2007, were: Joash Young, Ronnie Walter, Russel Walker, Carl Stone, Bryan Higdon and Kevin Frederiksen.
Cynthia Gaines (05/14/07)
DEXTER - Cynthia Belle Gaines, 96, died May 13, 2007, at the Golden Living Center in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Bill Mathews (05/14/07)
CLARKTON - William "Bill" Mathews, 70, formerly of Gideon, died May 12, 2007, at his home. Born April 5 ,1937, in Open Bay, to the late William Franklin Grantsville and Cassie May Wigington Mathews, he had worked in St. Louis as a plant manager and was of the Pentecostal belief...
Looking Back 5/14 (05/14/07)
SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. G. Moore Greer have sold their home, 505 N. Ranney, to Dr. and Mrs. Nienstedt. Mr. and Mrs. Greer expect to build something temporary on Greer Estate, west of Sikeston on Highway 60. NEW MADRID - River bottom farmers are building levees to prevent crop loss from flooding along the Mississippi River. Simon Tanner, river observer, reported that the river level was 32.1 feet this morning and is expected to crest at 33.5 feet by Sunday. Flood stage is 34 feet...
Speakout 5/14 (05/14/07)
I'm calling concerning the article, Old music. You can call, 748-2442. I butcher my own beef and I have a bunch of beef liver I am going to have to throw away. I thought somebody might want it for their dogs. I have a lot of it. I would be more than glad to give it to them. Tell them to call 481-0470. I appreciate it very much...