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Stories from Thursday, May 24, 2007

Warrant roundup (05/24/07)
Sikeston Department of Public Safety officer Tim Bartlett fills out paper work on a warrant arrest this morning at 614 W. North during operation "SEMO Summer Outlaw Roundup." Sikeston served 13 warrants, all drug related. The first regional roundup had law enforcement agencies from: Sikeston, Cape Girardeau, Stoddard County, Poplar Bluff, Butler County, New Madrid County, Mississippi County, Scott County, the SEMO Drug Task Force and the Missouri National Guard Helicopter. ...
Patrol aims to see more drivers use seatbelts (05/24/07)
SIKESTON -- Seatbelt use in Missouri dropped last year for the first time since the Click It or Ticket campaign was established. The Missouri State Highway Patrol is aiming to correct that. This year's Click It or Ticket campaign began Monday and will continue until June 2, according to Sgt. Dale Moreland, public information and education officer for the Patrol...
Device sends schools into lockdown (05/24/07)
SIKESTON -- A bomb scare forced Sikeston R-6 School District into a lockdown Wednesday morning after a suspicious item was discovered in the road near several school buildings. Authorities said the incident happened about 9:10 a.m. after an off-duty detective, John Blakely, saw a suspicious item in the road on Pine Street near Courtney Street in Sikeston next to a Sikeston Senior High parking lot and Matthews Elementary School in Sikeston...
Phillips takes first place in Super Pro (05/24/07)
SIKESTON?-- Here are the results from Saturday's Sikeston Drag Strip action. Junior Dragster Class 1st Place -- Cody Tosh Newbern TN DI -- 7.90 ET -- 7.995 MPH -- 81.52 RT - .581 2nd Place -- Jake Thorpe Newbern TN DI -- 8.00 ET -- 8.173 MPH -- 77.76 RT -- .546...
Oran blanks Cooter (05/24/07)
COOTER -- Pitching and defense overshadowed Oran's usually potent offense as the Eagles blanked the Cooter Wildcats 3-0 in a MSHSAA Class 1 Sectional game on Wednesday. Limited to just two hits, Oran rode the left arm of senior hurler Chase Seyer and a near-flawless defense to the quarterfinal round...
Bernice Burgess (05/24/07)
PHARR, Texas -- Bernice Marlin Smiley Burgess, 84, formerly of Chaffee, Mo., died Nov. 26, 2006, in Pharr. She was a longtime resident of Chaffee before moving to Pharr. Her first husband, Richard Smiley, preceded her in death. Survivors include: her husband, Maynard Burgess of the home; two children, Vicki Robinson of Arlington, Va., and Rick Smiley of Cape Girardeau, Mo.; one brother, Gerald, last name unavailable; four sisters, Margaret, Elsie, Betty and Marlene, last names unavailable; and four grandchildren and two great-. ...
Minnie Marcy (05/24/07)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for funeral services held Wednesday at Ponder Funeral Home for Minnie Lee Marcy, 82, who died May 20, 2007, were: Jeff Ramsey, Chris Leible, Travis Harper, Neal Vaught, Gary Vaught and Doug Brooks.
Inez Boone (05/24/07)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers for services conducted Wednesday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Inez Boone, 90, who died May 20, 2007, were: Larry Robison, Marvin Hare, Jerry Hare, Mike Hare, Ceburn Gray and Spencer Hare.
Donald Layton (05/24/07)
BLOOMFIELD - Donald Layton, 68, died May 23, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Juanita Cherry (05/24/07)
CHARLESTON - Juanita Padgett Cherry, 85, died May 24, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Roxie Crisel (05/24/07)
PUXICO - Roxie Crisel, 90, died May 21, 2007, at the Mingo Residential Care Facility near Puxico. Born March 15, 1917, in McGee, to the late Byron and Nancy Jane Haddock DeCelis, she had lived a few years in St. Louis before returning to Puxico where she was a member of the Brown General Baptist Church, worked as a cook at Puxico Schools and was a seamstress...
Looking Back 5/24 (05/24/07)
SIKESTON - With fishing cutting into the golfing season, a Sikeston team went down to defeat in Dexter Sunday by the score of 41 to 1 during a match in the Southeast Missouri Round Robin Association. SIKESTON - Construction of the Shady Acres Church of Christ started with a groundbreaking at 11 a.m. Thursday. Don Glover is the minister...
Fill jobs with legal workers from state (05/24/07)
Federal immigration authorities this week detained 136 workers suspected of being illegal immigrants at a Springfield, Mo., poultry operation. Most of those arrested were from Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador. We can only wonder why it took law enforcement so long to recognize what was so blatantly obvious...
Your view: Good investment (05/24/07)
On Wednesday, May 16, I joined a group from Scott and Cape Girardeau Counties to tour an existing ethanol plant near Malta Bend, Missouri. The group, composed of elected officials, various board members, and residents of the area were the guests of a firm considering northern Scott County as a site to construct a 50 million gallon per year ethanol plant. As county developer for Scott County, the prospect of 35 permanent quality jobs, 100-...
Speakout 5/24 (05/24/07)
How lazy is our country getting? I just read in the paper where a person is complaining about a 4x4 block being in the road in Miner for three days in a row. This person is condemning our police officers. Well I'm sorry, but if this person has driven by this block laying in the road for three days in a row, why haven't they stopped and moved it themselves? Or why haven't they stopped in at the Miner Police Department and told them about it? Again, how lazy is this person? They have the time to pick up the phone and call SpeakOut but not enough time to improve our community. ...