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Stories from Thursday, June 7, 2007

Opening night is tonight (06/07/07)
Vince Seyer sings "Some Enchanted Evening" during the Sikeston Little Theatre rehearsal Thursday night. The SLT will present "An Evening of Rogers and Hammerstien Classics" from June 7-10. Concert directors, Joann Sullivan and Carrie Yanson, music director Kathy Jackson are leading the production that will feature at least 20 classics...
Ladies Auxiliary unit for Post 114 celebrates 80 years (06/07/07)
SIKESTON -- The Ladies Auxiliary of the American Legion Henry Meldrum Post No. 114 is celebrating 80 years of community service. The American Legion Auxiliary was established in 1919 to support the American Legion which was also established that same year...
Schools work to hire, retain teachers (06/07/07)
SIKESTON -- Area school districts are bustling to fill the vacated teaching positions with the best candidates. "We're trying to fill as many of them as we can within the next two weeks," said Kevin Miller, Charleston R-I superintendent. The district has five positions left to fill. "We try to lock it down when we can, but of course we're still trying to find the best candidate that we possibly can."...
Bird eradication postponed (06/07/07)
MINER -- The city of Miner planned to begin thinning vegetation in an area off the 300 block of Marion Street Wednesday to discourage nesting of several species of birds that present danger risks. But plans were pushed off for at least two more months, after a board of alderman member got involved...
Bulls to make home debut tonight against Union City (06/07/07)
SIKESTON -- After starting the season on the road, the Sikeston Bulls will finally get to showcase the team to the home fans tonight in the team's home opener against Union City. The Bulls went 2-3 on the road trip, with all three losses being by one run. Two of the games went into extra innings and the other was decided in the bottom of the ninth...
Full-stride (06/07/07)
Montgomery Bank's Bryce Bays takes a swing at a pitch during recent Musial League action in Sikeston Area Youth Baseball at the Sikeston Complex. When available, SAYB results can be found in the Scoreboard.
Feature winner (06/07/07)
Tommy Worley, pictured here with his winning spring car, was the feature winner at the Auto Tire and Parts Racepark.
Mack currently sixth in MARS point standings (06/07/07)
BENTON?-- Joey Mack and the Mack Racing, Inc. team enjoyed a light Dirt Late Model schedule during the month of May, as the #97m team chose to compete in only four events with one show being rained out. On May 5-6, Joey stayed in the Show-Me State of Missouri to compete in a pair of $3,000 to win Mid-America Racing Series (MARS) events at I-44 and Monett. ...
Ora Teeters (06/07/07)
CIRCLE CITY -- Ora Teeters, 76, died June 3, 2007, at his home in Circle City. Born April 26, 1931, in Circle City, son of the late Ora Lynnville and Floye Mae Rhoda Teeters, he had lived in Essex most of his life. He was a retired automobile mechanic and was a member of the Taylor General Baptist Church near Essex...
Gladys Terry (06/07/07)
EAST PRAIRIE - Gladys Burney Terry, 73, died at 5:45 p.m. June 6, 2007, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Born April 2, 1934, in Kentucky, to the late Edward and Fronie Aday Burney, she lived most of her life in Mississippi County. On June 15, 1951, at Union City, Tenn., she married James Robert "J.R." Terry, who preceded her in death on Nov. 7, 1996...
Marvin Shelton (06/07/07)
SIKESTON -- Marvin Wilbur Shelton, 77, formerly of Sanibel, Fla., died at 4:15 a.m. June 5, 2007, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Born Oct. 27, 1929, in West Chicago, son of the late David Wilbur and Irene Lardi Shelton, he had been meat market manager at the National Tea Store and was a U.S. Army veteran...
Juanita Pullum (06/07/07)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Juanita Pullum, 87, died June 5, 2007, at Pemiscot Memorial Health Systems in Hayti. Born Sept. 13, 1920, in Parma, daughter of the late Bluford and Lula Ford, she was a member of the First Baptist Church of Portageville. She had owned and operated Pullum Bakery...
Myrtle Foster (06/07/07)
DEXTER -Myrtle "Toots" Foster, 77, died June 6, 2007, at her home in Dexter. Born Oct. 9, 1929, in Michigan, daughter of the late Charles and Bertha Hallmark Williams, she was a homemaker. On July 24, 1946, she married Carl V. Foster, who preceded her in death on Sept. 21, 2005...
Looking Back 6/7 (06/07/07)
SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Charles Trout of Sikeston recently moved to Piedmont, but Mr. and Mrs. Roy Roster bought the home and moved there last week. SIKESTON - About 480 Southeast Missouri cotton growers, federal and state government officials and political leaders are attending the 18th annual Cotton Producers Association meeting at the Holiday Inn today...
Your view: Sikeston should be proud (06/07/07)
Gentlemen, Last Sunday evening, the Louisville Cardinals matched up against the Missouri Tigers in a post season regional baseball game in Columbia, Missouri. With the score tied at 2-2 in the late innings, the Louisville third baseman came to bat with a runner on base, and hit a towering home run over the left field wall to give the Louisville team a 4-2 lead...
Speakout 6/7 (06/07/07)
I'm a middle-aged woman and I live on Ruth Street. I have nothing against young people and them having fun, but out of respect I think the Department of Public Safety needs to stop the reckless driving, vulgar language coming from the cars and of course, all the noise they are calling music. ...