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Stories from Tuesday, June 5, 2007

Under investigation (06/05/07)
The Miner Volunteer Fire Department responded to a trailer fire which was reported at around 1:30 p.m. Monday. Firefighters arrived at South Creek Road at the end of County Road 541 near Miner to find the unoccupied, abandoned mobile home fully engulfed in flames, according to Randy Allen, chief of the Miner Volunteer Fire Department...
Many people now taking laptops along on vacation (06/05/07)
SIKESTON -- Keeping in touch with the office -- and a little bit of work -- while on vacation are a given for Brandy Mason, an insurance agent at Farm Bureau in Sikeston. "It's basically just issues that I have personally dealt with that no one in the office knows about," said Mason. "It would probably take me about five minutes to complete it whereas it may take them about at extra 15 to 20 to figure out who to talk to."...
DPS to enforce tinted glass law (06/05/07)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Department of Public Safety now has everything in place to enforce laws regulating tinted glass in vehicles. During the regular City Council meeting Monday, council members approved a bill establishing sun tinted glass specifications for motor vehicles operated within the city...
Three arrested in drug investigation (06/05/07)
SCOTT CITY -- A two month investigation into illegal drug activity at a Scott City resident ended with a search warrant being served by the Sheriff's Emergency Response Team members and Scott City police officers Sunday. Clayton E. Crowden, 28, and Jerry W. ...
Football camp (06/05/07)
New Sikeston head football coach Kent Gibbs shows an offensive play to players Monday afternoon at the Sikeston Football Camp. Over 50 players are taking part in the one-week camp. For more on the camp, see Sports
Properties are combined for redevelopment (06/05/07)
SIKESTON -- After several years of tearing down dilapidated structures through the Land Clearance Redevelopment Authority, Sikeston has has now taken a significant step toward the other half of the mission: redevelopment. Council member approved a series of bills during their regular meeting Monday which replated 19 "shotgun" lots in the Clayton, Sunset, Branum, Stallings and McCoy & Tanner's subdivisions ranging from 40-56 feet in width into nine buildable lots of 80-112 feet wide...
Getting acquainted (06/05/07)
SIKESTON -- School has barely been out two weeks, but the Sikeston football staff is wasting no time in getting things started for the upcoming fall season. New Bulldog head coach Kent Gibbs and the rest of the staff is conducting a football camp for the rest of this week in an effort to, no only get to know each other, but to get the fundamentals and terminology down under a new system...
Bulls fall to Tradewater (06/05/07)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulls lost to Tradewater 7-6 in Kitty League action on Monday night. The Bulls fell behind 6-0 before rallying to tie the game in the eighth inning. Tradewater pulled out the victory with a run in the bottom of the ninth. Sikeston is now 2-2 on the season. They will play Tradewater again tonight...
Freda Clemens (06/05/07)
OKLAHOMA CITY - Freda Clemens, 88, died June 2, 2007, in Oklahoma City, Born Oct. 29, 1918, in Chaffee, Mo., to the late Claude and Flo Kinder, she was a homemaker. She was married to Chester O. Clemens Sr., who preceded her in death in 1981. Five brothers, one sister and two sons-in-law also preceded her in death...
Lena Keepers (06/05/07)
DEXTER -- Lena Morgan Keepers, 89, died June 3, 2007, at the Cypress Point Healthcare in Dexter. Born Sept. 6, 1917, in Advance, daughter of the late Floyd Morgan and Mayme Simmons Morgan, she retired from Missouri Department of Social Services in Butler County. ...
James Gregory Sr. (06/05/07)
BENTON - James Lee Gregory Sr., 66, died June 4, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Dec. 30, 1940, in Morehouse, to the late Earl Theopolis and Mable Marie Pack Gregory, he had worked for 10 years at Hart's Bakery in Sikeston. ...
Herbert Rowell (06/05/07)
WAPPAPELLO -- Pallbearers for services scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston for Charles Herbert Rowell Sr., 80, who died June 1, 2007, will be: Brian O'Meara, Matt O'Meara, Kevin O'Meara, Paul Scott, Bill Merick and Fred Payne. The Rev. Sue Welborn, pastor of Lake Wappapello Methodist Church, will officiate...
Bill W. Ellison (06/05/07)
SIKESTON - Bill W. Ellison, 63, died June 5, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Births (Published 6/5) (06/05/07)
BENTON - Tosha and Brandin Pattengill are the parents of their second child, second daughter, born at 12:58 p.m. May 5, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Lola Kate Pattengill weighed 4 pounds, 15 ounces, and was 17.5 inches long...
Looking Back 6/5 (06/05/07)
SIKESTON - Hillary Boone, who has been employed in Jefferson City for the past 14 years, has purchased a half interest in the J.S. Wallace Store on New Madrid Street and will move to Sikeston. SIKESTON - Sikeston and its neighbor, Miner, aren't getting any closer urge to merge together. The Chamber of Commerce has put in a few licks to encourage the consolidation. Miner has responded with strong resistance...
Vermont's vision isn't for everyone (06/05/07)
So Vermont wants to secede from the United States and form their own separate republic. That's what's in the plans if a group of liberal writers have their way. They want Vermont to officially separate from the federal government, have their own currency and passports and send a signal that the federal government no longer serves the needs of Vermont...
Your view: Differing opinion (06/05/07)
Dear Editor, I read First Session Comes to Close, Monday, May 21 by State Rep. Steve Hodges (D) 161st District. It struck me how different his point of view was from mine. Mr. Hodges states that 180,000 Missourians lost medical coverage due to Republicans thwarting Democrat efforts to reverse the cuts...
Speakout 6/5 (06/05/07)
This is for the 41 year old Navy veteran who lives on Dorothy Street and needs help. Have him to call me and I'll give him more information on how to get help. My number is 472-1836. So starting yesterday we have another home created terror situation with this individual with drug resistant TB. ...