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Stories from Monday, May 21, 2007

Weekend fishing (05/21/07)
Fishing was a familiar sight over the weekend as several angling events were held. Above:?Hunter Duff casts his line out during the City of Sikeston Fishing Derby Saturday morning at the Sikeston Sports Complex. Several children participated in the event. ...
Girl struck by car in Caruthersville (05/21/07)
CARUTHERSVILLE - A 6-year-old girl is hospitalized after being struck by a car while riding her bicycle. At 3:52 p.m. Sunday, Caruthersville Police were called to the intersection of 12th and Adam streets. According to the police report, Aquayla Amerson of Caruthersville was riding her bicycle on 12th Street when she failed to stop at a stop sign. Aquayla's bicycle was struck in the intersection by a southbound vehicle driven by Ronald Shaw, 54, of Caruthersville...
Students helped every day by speech therapists (05/21/07)
SIKESTON -- Many remain unaware that people of all ages with a wide variety of conditions are helped every day by speech language pathologists. Each year, efforts are made to change that by promoting May as Better Hearing and Speech Month. "It's basically to raise awareness for the needs in the community," said Christy Jaynes, who along with Kathy Bohannon is one of two speech language pathologists at the Kindergarten Center...
Treatment helps Bloomfield man relearn to swallow (05/21/07)
SIKESTON -- Some people may take having a cup of coffee with their friends for granted, but not John Underwood of Bloomfield. Before working with Jennifer Steelman, a speech language pathologist at Missouri Delta Medical Center's ReStart, the best he could manage for several years was sucking on a piece of ice and spitting the water back out...
DPS busts party; issues 32 citations (05/21/07)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston Department of Public Safety issued 32 citations for underage possession of alcohol after busting a party this weekend. DPS responded to a call at 11:37 p.m. Sunday advising there was loud music and underage drinking at a party at 123 Greenbrier, according to Capt. John Martin of the DPS...
Feature winner (05/21/07)
Results 5-11-07 SPRINTS #21C JOEY MONTGOMERY #88 JASON EVANS #12 JERROD HALL #4X JAN HOWARD #14 PAUL HART #11 TYLER THOMPSON #5W TIFFANY WIZARD #3B BRAD GREER #9JR DEREK HAGAR #67 JOEY BOYD #8S STEVE SHORT #58 RANDY DUKES #97 TOMMY WORLEY #7 TIERNEY? COOPER...
SHS jumpers have strong day (05/21/07)
FARMINGTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs track and field team qualified several athletes for the state meet during Saturday's Class 3 sectional meet at Farmington High School. Sikeston's strongest efforts came in the jumping events where they qualified four boys and one girl...
Mark Davis (05/21/07)
PORTAGEVILLE - Mark Anthony Davis, 50, died May 19, 2007, at his home. Born Nov. 6, 1956, in Kennett, he was the son of the late Ada Carroll and Edgar Owen Davis. On Aug. 16, 1980, in Michigan, he married Wendy Elaine Empson, who survives of the home...
Theon Compas Jr. (05/21/07)
SIKESTON - Theon F. "Sonny" Compas Jr., 65, died at 10:51 p.m. May 19, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Dec. 3, 1941, in Sikeston, to the late Theon John and Mary Frances Hill Compas, he was a graduate of Sikeston High School Class of 1960 and was a negotiator and right of way specialist for Missouri Department of Transportation. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War...
Ruby Page (05/21/07)
PUXICO -- Ruby Page, 90, died May 19, 2007, at St. John's Mercy Hospital in St. Louis. Born Oct. 26, 1916, in Fisk, to the late Thomas R. and Lou Ethel Miller Hodge, she had lived in Puxico since 1934. She was a member of the Providence Missionary Baptist Church where she held many offices over the years...
Minnie Marcy (05/21/07)
SIKESTON -- Minnie Lee Marcy died peacefully, surrounded by family May 20, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was a loving and caring mother, grandmother and sister who will be greatly missed. She was born Aug. 12, 1924, in Lilbourn, to the late Oscar and Mary James...
Veatrice Shepard (05/21/07)
BEMENT COMMUNITY -- Veatrice Pauline Shepard, 92, a resident of the Bement Community in Mississippi County, died at 7:45 p.m. May 18, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born July 24, 1914, in Winston County, Ala., daughter of the late Francis Newton and Essie Laura Barker Taylor, she had lived most of her life in Mississippi County where she served devotedly as a minister's wife while her husband, the Rev. ...
J.C. Lacey (05/21/07)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers for the services conducted Saturday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Jim Clever "J.C." Lacey, 77, who died on May 16, 2007, were: John Ross Wade, Kaleb Coleman, Jim Wade, Kenneth Graham, Mark Williamson and Kevin Coleman...
Sharon Brown (05/21/07)
ORAN -- Sharon Kay Brown, 47, died May 20, 2007, at the home of her special friend in Sikeston. She was born Aug. 28, 1959 in Advance, the daughter of Bob and Berdine (Cureton) Wilkerson, who survive of Sikeston. She was a private duty nurse, employed by Harris Management in Cape Girardeau and was a member of the Church On The Rock...
Emmer Jackson (05/21/07)
PARMA -- Pallbearers for the services conducted Saturday at the House of Prayer Church of God in Christ in Parma for Emmer Jackson, 78, who died on May 12, 2007, were: Thomas Jackson, Raymond Jackson, Michael Heady, Gary Jackson, Keith Jackson and Timmy Jackson...
Helen Groesbeck (05/21/07)
SIKESTON -- Helen L. Groesbeck, 72, died at 8:30 a.m. May 19, 2007, at her home in Sikeston. Born Jan. 4, 1935, in Sikeston, son of the late Thomas Jackson and Ida Mae Thompson Heath, she was an assembly worker for Anchor Toy and National Lock and a member of Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church...
Walter Wise (05/21/07)
DEXTER - Walter Earl Wise, 75, died May 18, 2007, in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter. Born Sept. 16, 1931, at Bernie, son of the late Bart and Myrtle Merritt Wise, he was a U.S. Army veteran, a former truck driver with Midwest Contractors in West Chicago until his retirement in 1994, and attended the First Church of the Nazarene in Dexter...
Julian Carver (05/21/07)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Julian Raymond Carver, 69, died May 18, 2007, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with DeLisle Funeral Home of Portageville.
Patricia Trayers (05/21/07)
HUNTINGTON, Tenn. -- Patricia Passley Trayers, 58, formerly of Charleston, Mo., died May 18, 2007, at Huntington. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Births (Published 5/21) (05/21/07)
PORTAGEVILLE - Leanna Moore is the parent of her first child, a son, born at 11:38 a.m. April 5, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Haydan Blake Moore weighed 6 pounds, 5 ounces, and was 19 inches long. Grandparents are Tonya Hubbard and Bryan Forrester...
Looking Back 5/21 (05/21/07)
SIKESTON - Mrs. J.R. Harwell was admitted to the Poplar Bluff Hospital Tuesday evening for medical treatment. SIKESTON - Interest in preliminary flight training will be measured in a questionnaire for students over 16. If enough interest is manifest, a 12-18 week program would begin, sponsored by the Civil Air Patrol and the public schools...
Your view: Way to walk! (05/21/07)
Blair Moran and Skip Green were "charter walkers" for the recent first annual Sikeston Kiwanis Walk-A-Thon, an event designed to promote walking as an aid to better fitness and health. Participants walked a one mile route at the Sikeston Recreation Complex and received a T-shirt commemorating the day, along with complimentary water bottles and snacks. Pre-walk exercises were demonstrated by Laura Reiminger of MDMC's Restart program...
Speakout 5/21 (05/21/07)
I just heard on the news where gas went up a nickel since last week. These Republicans who voted for the president should have to pay for everybody else's gas bill, the natural gas and the car gas. The people that are driving 20 plus miles should be able to count that off on their taxes next year. It's not right for people to have to pay such ungodly prices. All they are is a bunch of greedy, greedy Republicans and the president is greedy too...