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Stories from Tuesday, May 29, 2007

One killed, several injured in accidents (05/29/07)
POPLAR BLUFF -- A Poplar Bluff woman was killed in a single-vehicle accident early today in Butler County. According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, at 2:20 a.m. on Highway T, three miles north of Poplar Bluff, the accident occurred as northbound motorist Misti D. Pitkin, 30, of Poplar Bluff ran her sport utility vehicle off the left side of the road and overturned. She was partially ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene at 2:34 a.m. by deputy coroner Bruce Goin...
Honoring our soldiers (05/29/07)
Ceremonies honoring members of the armed services were held all across the country on Monday. Above:?Area residents listen to speaker Sgt. Nathan Gurley, a United State Army Ranger, at the Memorial Day Service at Veteran's Park Monday morning. Several hundred residents were on hand to pay tribute to members of the armed services. ...
One charged in weekend shooting death (05/29/07)
SIKESTON - A Sikeston man remains in custody in connection with a fatal shooting during the holiday weekend. Robert Eldridge is being held in the Scott County Jail on charges of first degree murder and armed criminal action. Bond is set at $500,000...
Law enforcement officers to run for Special Olympics (05/29/07)
SIKESTON -- About 50 Southeast Missouri law enforcement officers will lace up their running shoes to participate in the annual Statewide Law Enforcement Torch Run later this week. Set for May 30 through June 4, the Torch Run for Special Olympics Missouri will feature law enforcement officers from around the state running a torch to raise awareness for Special Olympics and the 2007 State Summer Games. The Summer Games will be June 4-6 at the University of Missouri-Columbia campus...
Three Sikeston jumpers receive all-state medals (05/29/07)
JEFFERSON CITY -- After freshman Eli Jackson jumped his way to an all-state medal in the long jump on Friday, two other underclassmen stepped up their game on Saturday in the triple jump. Sophomore Dominic Fondon repeated as an all-state performer in the triple jump with a leap of 44-feet, 9-inches to place fifth in the event. He placed sixth in last year's state meet...
Bulls 'win' exhibition (05/29/07)
SIKESTON -- The new-look Sikeston Bulls kicked off the season on Monday evening with an exhibition game at VFW?Stadium against the Riverdogs, based in Charleston. Although the game and statistics won't count towards season stats, the Bulls, with virtually an entirely different team from last year, defeated the Riverdogs 10-1...
Laura Glaus (05/29/07)
KELSO -- Laura Jean Glaus, 59, died at 4:57 a.m. May 27, 2007, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Born March 24, 1948, at Cape Girardeau, daughter of the late Cletus Joseph and Norma M. Ressel Gosche of Chaffee, she was co-owner of L. and R. Vending in Kelso. ...
Paul Findley (05/29/07)
ESSEX - Paul Jerome Findley, 89, died May 28, 2007, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Born Nov. 9, 1917, in Russellville, Ark., son of the late Emmett and Mae Ramsey Findley, he had lived in Lepanto, Ark., before moving to Essex in 1945. He was a farmer and a member of the Bird's Corner Assembly of God Church...
Elisabeth Popp (05/29/07)
SIKESTON -- Elisabeth S. Popp, 79, died at 5:25 p.m. May 27, 2007, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Marilyn Pippins (05/29/07)
DEXTER -- Marilyn Pippins, 71, died May 29, 2007, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Claud Thurston (05/29/07)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services conducted today at Ponder Funeral Home for Claude Thurston, 86, who died May 26, 2007, were: Gene Shaw, Dwayne Mills, Bill Rister, Derik Mills, Lynn Mills and David Nevlin. Honorary pallbearers were Dutch Mills, Darrell Chapman and Richard Phegley...
Nellie Stallings (05/29/07)
CHARLESTON - Nellie Stallings, 97, died at 4:05 a.m. May 28, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Visitation is from 6-9 p.m. Wednesday at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston. Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church in Charleston...
Dorothy Brantley (05/29/07)
GREENVILLE - Dorothy S. Brantley, 92, died May 27, 2007, at the Westwood Hills Health Care Center in Poplar Bluff. Born June 12, 1914, in Holcomb, to the late Sidney A. and Safaronie Spradling Campbell, she had lived in Webb, Elk, Broseley and McGee and was a member of the Shady Dell Baptist Church...
Leeada Sheeley (05/29/07)
CHAFFEE --Leeada Marie Mier Sheeley, 75, died at 12:59 p.m. May 27, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 4, 1931, at Caney, daughter of the late Benjamin Joseph and Ludwina Katherine Westrich Mier, she owned Leeada's Department Store in Chaffee from from 1961 to 1972. She was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Chaffee, the Daughters of St. Ambrose, the Ladies Auxiliary of Chaffee VFW Post 3127 and the Chaffee Historical Society...
Roger Ray (05/29/07)
DEXTER -- Roger Ray, 60, died May 28, 2007, in the M.D. Anderson Medical Center at Houston. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Carlan S. Femmer (05/29/07)
NEW MADRID - Carlan Stone Femmer, 85, a lifelong resident of New Madrid, died May 25, 2007, at the Golden Living Center in New Madrid. Born Jan. 14, 1922, in Cape Girardeau, to the late E.B. and Lillian Stone, she worked in the New Madrid County school system for 38 years as a teacher and counselor before retiring in 1987. ...
Bill McClendon (05/29/07)
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Billy Ray McClendon, 57, formerly of Charleston, Mo., died May 19, 2007, at the Delta Medical Center in Memphis. Born Sept. 21, 1949, in Cairo, Ill., to the late Jesse Mack and Karen Gardner McClendon, he was a graduate of Charleston High School and had attended Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau and the Anniston Christian Church. He was currently employed with Patriot Logistics in Memphis...
Births (Published 5/29) (05/29/07)
SIKESTON - Bridgett and Samuel Stephenson are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 12:51 a.m. April 28, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center's Family BirthPlace in Cape Girardeau. Eli Samuel Stephenson weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces, and was 21 inches long...
Looking Back 5/29 (05/29/07)
SIKESTON - Herb Walton, partner in Walton and Williams, was elected president of the Lions Club at a meeting held Wednesday at the Hotel Dunn. SIKESTON - More than 200 persons attended a Memorial Day service at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Garden of Memories. Flags of deceased veterans buried in the cemetery were displayed...
Speakout 5/29 (05/29/07)
This is Sunday's paper. Michael Jensen has an editorial in here about the flood of immigrants. He says in here that he wishes for us to complain about it. I would like to know who do I write, who do I call or who do I email? You can write to the following and voice your concerns:?Sen. ...