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Stories from Monday, June 4, 2007

Dancers work on and off stage (06/04/07)
CHARLESTON -- Snapping her fingers, Gabbie Hodgkiss instructed the eight girls she was in charge of "You have to get lined up, it's going to be us next," in a hallway at the Clara Drinkwater Newman auditorium Saturday. It was hard to believe that just a few minutes earlier, the girls who were running in circles in their pink lace dresses had been sitting calmly in a row of blue chairs while she retouched their lipstick...
New drug is gaining popularity (06/04/07)
SIKESTON -- A new form of crystal methamphetamine targeting children hasn't been spotted in the area, but it's something that should be of concern to local parents. Dubbed strawberry meth or "strawberry quick," the drug looks like pink rock candy and is targeted at junior high and grade school children. To give the drug its pink color and sweeter taste, a strawberry flavoring is added to it...
Bulls take two of three from Owensboro (06/04/07)
OWENSBORO, Ky. -- The Sikeston Bulls concluded its weekend series Saturday with Owensboro by posting a 10-1 victory and then falling in the second game of the doubleheader 3-2 in nine innings. Sikeston won its season-opener against Owensboro 10-1 on Friday...
Nadine Shelton (06/04/07)
PORTAGEVILLE - Nadine James Shelton, 66, died June 1, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born April 6, 1941, in Portageville, to the late John Henry and Jannie Lee Malone James, she was a member of the Zion Rock Baptist Church...
Lois Robertson (06/04/07)
PERRYVILLE -- Lois Faye Robertson, 66, died Dec. 9, 2006, at the Perry County Nursing Home in Perryville. Born Aug. 24, 1940, in Stuttgart, Ark., to the late Clifton and Lydia Crank Leirer, she was a homemaker and of the Church of Christ belief. On April 17, 1959, in Dexter, she married Clarence Robertson...
Dora Jackson (06/04/07)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers for services conducted on Sunday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Dora Jackson, 92, who died May 31, 2007, were: David Carmack, Kenny Jackson, Scott Wood, John Ockleston, William Jackson and Nick Lance.
Luther Whitaker (06/04/07)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers at services conducted Saturday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Luther Allen Whitaker, 80, who died May 29, 2007, were: Shawn Conder, Richard Oliver, John Akridge, Johnny Akridge, Jeff Caldwell, Joe Finch, Winford Whitaker, Carl Dugger and Scott Landen...
Laura Lea Cook (06/04/07)
MARYSVILLE, Calif. -- Laura Lea Cook, 48, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died suddenly June 2, 2007 at Rideout Hospital in Marysville. Born May 8, 1959, in Jonesboro, Ark., she was the loving daughter of Pat and Mary Lea, formerly of Sikeston, currently residing in Batesville Ark. ...
Brenda Wey (06/04/07)
SIKESTON -- Brenda Joyce Wey, 63, died at 6:15 p.m. June 3, 2007, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born March 20, 1944, in Campbell, daughter of the late Almus and Elnor Juanita Cashion Truman, she was a hairdresser for 33 years until her retirement and was owner/operator of Southern Aire Beauty Salon in Sikeston. She was a member of New Beginnings Fellowship in Sikeston where she served as a teacher for the adult Sunday school class...
Lena Keepers (06/04/07)
DEXTER -- Lena Keepers, 89, died June 3, 2007, at the Cypress Point Healthcare in Dexter. Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home of Dexter is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.
Mary Carpenter (06/04/07)
SHALLOTTE, N.C. -- Mary Royal Council Carpenter, 87, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died June 1, 2007. Born May 26, 1920, in Sikeston, to the late Floyd and Flora Morrison Royal, she graduated from Sikeston High School in 1937. In 1946 she moved to Anderson, Ind., where she worked for 30 years at Delco Remy Division of General Motors before retiring in 1976 and was actively involved in the Wapehani Chapter of the American Business Women's Association (ABWA) and was honored as Woman of the Year in 1969. ...
Herbert Rowell (06/04/07)
WAPPAPELLO -- Charles Herbert Rowell Sr., 80, died June 1, 2007, at his home in Wappapello. Born Oct. 14, 1926, in Blytheville, Ark., son of the late Fred P. and Lura Hubbard Rowell, he was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in the Army of Occupation of Japan and a Merchant Marine during World War II. He was a self-employed farmer and a member of the Wappapello VFW 3416...
Looking Back 6/4 (06/04/07)
SIKESTON - Miss Mary Gray left for Memphis Monday morning and will enter Baptist Memorial Hospital for nurses training. SIKESTON - Patti McMullin has been chosen as the 1967 Jaycees Rodeo Queen by the rodeo committee, Mike Jones, publicity chairman, announced today. Miss McMullin is a graduate of Sikeston High School...
Speakout 6/4 (06/04/07)
The monument honoring the 1140th engineer battalion is beautiful. I am glad to see this done. Those men deserved it. Thanks to whoever got it done! Happy Mothers Day to you too! First of all I would like to thank you for the compliment on my age and would like to continue by saying that I had a great Mother's day. ...