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Stories from Friday, May 18, 2007

Roads are removed from CART funding (05/18/07)
CHARLESTON -- Removing some Mississippi County roads from the CART inventory will mean less CART funding but also less expense for the county. Dave Luther of the Missouri Department of Transportation discussed findings of MoDOT's recent inventory of the county's roads that are eligible for County Aid Road Trust funding during the regular County Commission meeting Thursday...
Officials look toward ethanol plant (05/18/07)
BENTON -- After touring an operating ethanol plant, Scott County commissioners are looking forward to having some in Scott County. Commissioners discussed their Wednesday visit to an ethanol plant in Saline County, located in central Missouri, during their regular meeting Thursday...
East Prairie second graders help inspire stories for freshman writing assignment (05/18/07)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Harley Wallace smiled when she heard the book's title: "Harley and the Tribe." Not only did the title feature the name of the Doyle Elementary second grader, the story's main character was actually based on Harley. As author Lindsey Peebles, a freshman at East Prairie High School, began reading her work to Harley, the second grader listened carefully as her best friend, Kenzie, and her interest in collecting arrowheads were mentioned in the story...
Board makes appointments (05/18/07)
MINER -- Miner's Board of Aldermen made appointments to the city's boards and commissions during a special meeting Thursday. Mayor Betty Barnes again nominated five representatives from Ward 1 for the Board of Adjustments: Loy Overbey, Kathy Walters, Bill Stover, Scott Ezell and Don Foster. Karen Davidson was nominated as the alternate member...
Crash ejects teen from vehicle (05/18/07)
NEW MADRID -- A Sikeston teenager was seriously injured after being ejected from her vehicle in a single-car accident Thursday night in New Madrid County. According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, at 7:50 p.m. on County Road 707, six miles north of New Madrid, the accident occurred as northbound motorist Eryn L. Pritchett, 16, of Sikeston lost control of her vehicle in a curve, ran off the left side of the road and overturned in a field, ejecting Pritchett from the vehicle...
Oran rolls through district play unchallenged (05/18/07)
ORAN -- Another year, another dominating performance in Class 1, District 2. The Oran Eagles baseball team broke out to an early lead and never looked back on their way to a 12-2 victory against Bernie in the district championship game Thursday at Oran High School...
Sikeston tracksters hoping to advance to state meet (05/18/07)
FARMINGTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs track and field team will be looking for strong performances in tomorrow's Class 3 sectional meet at Farmington High School. The top four placers in each event will advance to the state meet in Jefferson City next weekend...
Rachel Barker (05/18/07)
DEXTER - Rachel Barker, 92, died May 18, 2007, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Walter Wise (05/18/07)
BERNIE - Walter Earl Wise, 75, died May 18, 2007, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
George Coffer (05/18/07)
CHARLESTON - George Coffer, 72, died May 17, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
J.C. Lacey (05/18/07)
ESSEX -- Jim Cleve "J.C." Lacey, 77, died May 16, 2007, at Westwood Hill Health Care Center in Poplar Bluff. Born April 19, 1930, in Charter Oak, son of the late Jesse and Fannie Marler Lacey, he had lived in Essex most of his life. A U.S. Air Force veteran, he was a retired truck driver with Malone and Hyde Co...
Looking Back 5/18 (05/18/07)
SIKESTON - Carol Crowe Wilkinson has been promoted from the rank of major to one of lieutenant colonel, according to an announcement by Lt. Col. Charles A. Minot in charge of the Cape Girardeau office of the organized reserves. SIKESTON - "The Primitive Souls," a five-piece area band, won the $50 first place prize in the Junior Chamber of Commerce Battle of the Bands at the American Legion Hall Friday night...
Speakout 5/18 (05/18/07)
This is in response to the Parents who host lose the most. I'm a firm believer that their should be a sign that says, "Parents who ignore lose even more." There are parents who are responsible and then there are parents that are irresponsible. I'd like to have an answer to this question. ...