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Stories from Thursday, May 17, 2007

Bulldog visit (05/17/07)
Sikeston Bulldog baseball player Steven Bedyler pitchs to Martha Wyatt, a resident at Clearview Nursing Center Wednesday afternoon. Four members of the Bulldogs helped residents of the center bat and pitch to celebrate National Nursing Home Week. Also helping were Matt Rushing, Vince Howard Jr. and Blair Bohannon...
Teen is arrested in Wisconsin (05/17/07)
CARUTHERSVILLE - Wisconsin police have taken a Pemiscot County teen wanted on assault charges into custody. Judon Mayberry, 17, of Steele, who was wanted in connection with the shooting of Brian Carter of Caruthersville on May 14 at Steele, was taken into custody at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday...
DPS officers set to get raises (05/17/07)
SIKESTON -- A 3-percent cost of living raise for Department of Public Safety personnel is good but a raise for all city personnel would be even better, according to Sikeston City Council members. With no members of the public present leaving only council members, city staff and DPS officials in the room for the public hearing on the city's Fiscal Year 2008 budget Wednesday, Mayor Mike Marshall suggested it be conducted in a "somewhat informal and open" manner...
New Honor Board member (05/17/07)
Charlie Miller unveils his plaque on the Sikeston Park Division's Honor Board Wednesday morning at the Sikeston Sports Complex. Miller's plaque was the 34th installed on the board and the first second-generation honoree, following his father Don Miller Sr...
Sikeston back on top after defeating Kennett, 5-0 (05/17/07)
DEXTER -- After missing out on the state playoffs last year, the Sikeston Bulldogs baseball team is back on top in Class 3, District 1. The second-seeded Bulldogs defeated upstart Kennett, seeded fifth, 5-0 in the district championship game on Wednesday at East City Park in Dexter...
Chaffee beats Crystal City in resumed semifinal game (05/17/07)
CHARLESTON -- Chaffee's baseball team is one win away from its first district since 2001 after defeating No. 3 Crystal City 7-4 on Wednesday in the continuation of a rain-suspended semifinal game in the Class 2 District 2 tournament in Charleston Top-seeded Chaffee (17-9) will face No. 2 Scott City today in the finals...
Parris takes first in Super Pro at Sikeston Drag Strip (05/17/07)
SIKESTON -- Here are the results from Saturday's Sikeston Drag Strip action. Junior Dragster Class 1st Place -- Arriel McGowen Dexter MO DI -- 8.22 ET -- 8.192 MPH -- 78.94 RT - .547 2nd Place -- Kristen McGowen Dexter MO DI -- 9.00 ET -- 8.908 MPH -- 74.26 RT -- .440...
Bonnie Hoffine (05/17/07)
SIKESTON - Yvonna "Bonnie" Hoffine, 73, died May 15, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Feb. 5, 1934, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of the late Asier and Lorene Nichols Fowler, she was a member of Blodgett Baptist Church. On April 13, 1952, she married Gary Young who preceded her in death June 17, 1982. On March 1, 1994, she married Ellis Hoffine. He preceded her in death on Feb. 9, 2005...
Emmer Jackson (05/17/07)
ST. LOUIS - Emmer Jackson, 78, formerly of Oran, died May 12, 2007, at the St. Sophia Nursing Home in Florissant. Born Feb. 11, 1929, in Forrest City, Ark., to the late Raymond and Francis Witherspoon Gay, she moved to St. Louis a short time ago and was a member of the Church of God in Bell City...
Ann Brown (05/17/07)
SIKESTON -- Ann Strickland Brown, 89, died at 1:10 a.m. May 17, 2007, at her home in Sikeston. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Friday at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston. Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at United Methodist Church in Sikeston...
Jim Lacey (05/17/07)
ESSEX - Jim C. Lacey, 77, died May 16, 2007, at the Westwood Hills Health Care Center in Poplar Bluff. Arrangements are incomplete with Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter.
James Warren Sr. (05/17/07)
CHARLESTON - James Lewis "Jimmie" Warren, Sr., 88, died May 16, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. Born Sept. 18, 1918, in Shamrock, Okla., to William Jacob and Dora Young Warren, he was an auctioneer, livestock dealer and after his retirement became a realtor...
Eva Stallings (05/17/07)
CHARLESTON - Eva Mae Mayo Stallings, 81, died at 11:40 p.m. May 15, 2007, at Methodist North Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Born Oct. 15, 1925, in McKenzie, Tenn., to the late Arthur C. Mayo and Robert Adams Mayo Westerfield, she lived most of her life in Charleston where she was a housewife...
Janetta Drake (05/17/07)
ELDON - Janetta Kay Lincoln Drake, 45, died May 15, 2007 in Loveland, Colo. Born Nov. 19, 1961, in Beach Grove, Ind., she was the daughter of James Curtis and Judy Loretta Atherton Lincoln. On Dec. 13, 1980, in Dexter, she married Tim Drake, who survives...
Birth (Published 5/17) (05/17/07)
VANDUSER - Sherina and Darryl Sharp are the parents of their second child, first daughter, born at 12:02 p.m. March 30, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Emily Rochelle Sharp weighed 7 pounds and was 19.75 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Robin Haynes and Terry Wallace...
Looking Back 5/17 (05/17/07)
SIKESTON - Mrs. Harold L. Lane was to present a number of students in recital this Monday night at the home of George W. Kirk on North Kingshighway. SIKESTON - Shoes of all sizes will be accepted at the citywide drive for the Church World Service clothing appeal to be conducted through May 27 by the United Church Women...
Some civility is still needed in society (05/17/07)
With little better to do, I reluctantly watched Mike Wallace interview presidential candidate Mitt Romney Sunday on 60 Minutes. I know little about Romney other than he's Mormon and has attracted some attention among the group of GOP hopefuls. But I found myself troubled when Wallace asked Romney and his wife if they had engaged in premarital sex which is against a strict church rule for Mormons. To his credit, Romney told Wallace that was none of his business...
Speakout 5/17 (05/17/07)
In response to the yard signs "Parents Who Host Lose The Most." We at Mission Missouri would like to inform everyone that this is a public awareness national campaign sponsored by us to draw attention to these facts. (1) Providing alcohol to minors is illegal. ...