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Stories from Friday, June 15, 2007

Program brings doctors to rural areas (06/15/07)
SIKESTON -- This summer, first-year medical student Joliette Barnum and third-year student Leah Smith are practicing what they want to do after they graduate: rural medicine. Barnum, who grew up in Sikeston, and Smith, of Thayer, are working at Ferguson Medical Group as part of the University of Missouri Rural Training Program, which encourages medical students to practice in rural medicine, said Cully Bryant, who practices family medicine at Ferguson...
New auditor appointed (06/15/07)
JEFFERSON CITY - Michael J. Allgier will serve as the next New Madrid County auditor. Allgier's appointment was announced Thursday by Gov. Matt Blunt. He is filling a vacancy created by the resignation of Brian Mauk, who accepted a job with the New Madrid County R-1 School District earlier this month...
Money will be transferred to help improve roadways (06/15/07)
CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County commissioners will transfer money from the county's general revenue fund to help with roads. "We just started blacktopping," Presiding Commissioner Jim Blumenberg said during the regular County Commission meeting Thursday...
Earthquake exercise to be held next week (06/15/07)
BENTON -- Almost everything is in place for Scott County's part of the New Madrid Earthquake exercise next week. During the Scott County Commission's regular meeting Thursday, Joe Burton, Scott County Emergency Management director, briefed commissioners. The county exercise will be from 8 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Scott County Jail. The drill will represent procedures to be followed the first three days after an earthquake...
Former TV reporter submits guilty plea (06/15/07)
BENTON -- Tiffany Osborne, formerly Tiffany Sisson, pled guilty Thursday to the class C felony of stealing from her sister's estate. The theft occurred when Osborne was acting in the capacity of guardian/ conservator between March 1 and Nov. 20, 2006...
Sikeston clips Firebirds (06/15/07)
SIKESTON -- It's become clear with each game that the Bulls are not a great offensive team. But they are however, extremely effective on the mound and in the field. Once again that proved true on Thursday night as the Bulls rallied to defeat Farmington 3-2 at VFW Stadium...
A helping hand (06/15/07)
Sikeston Bulls baseball players Michael Sadler (left) and Derrick Washington do yard work at a residence on Wednesday. In an effort to get involved with the community of Sikeston, Bulls players are providing services and making public appearances around town...
Lena Matthews (06/15/07)
SIKESTON -- Lena Matthews, 97, died June 15, 2007, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Mildred Young (06/15/07)
PORTAGEVILLE - Mildred Young, 101, died June 14, 2007, at Portageville Nursing Center. Born June 24, 1905, in Portageville, the daughter of Thomas and Mattie Atwill Baker, she was a retired school teacher, had been a member of the First Baptist Church of Portageville since May 19, 1940, and was a past worthy matron of the Eastern Star...
Thomas L. Bolin (06/15/07)
BERNIE - Thomas L. Bolin, 82, passed away at his residence in Bernie, June 12, 2007, at the age of 82, due to long illness. Born Dec. 2, 1924 in Obion, Tenn., son of the late A. J. and Myrl Hanks Bolin, he served in the U. S. Navy at the age of 17, before moving his family to the Bernie area. ...
Jeanne Pepper (06/15/07)
BLOOMFIELD -- Jeanne Pepper, 85, died June 15, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Larry Coatney (06/15/07)
MOREHOUSE -- Larry Coatney, 58, died June 15, 2007, at the VA Medical Center in Marion, Ill. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield...
Marietta L. Gilmer (06/15/07)
CHAFFEE - Marietta L. Gilmer, 87, died at 11:40 p.m. June 13, 2007, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 17, 1920, to the late Carl William and Laura Lena Webb Mantel, she was a retired florist and had owned and operated Gilmer's Flowers and Gifts and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Chaffee...
Hazel Crader (06/15/07)
SCOTT CITY - Hazel Ethel Crader, 72, died at 2:20 a.m. June 14, 2007, at her home. Born May 5, 1935, in Cherryville, to the late Floyd and Edith Pyatt Harvey, she was a housewife. On Jan. 29, 1969, at Cape Girardeau, she married Billy Gene Crader who preceded her in death on June 21, 1993...
Mary Parker (06/15/07)
SIKESTON - Mary Francis Parker, 72, died June 13, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Nov. 28, 1934, in Grenada, Miss., daughter of the late Frank and Mary Mitchell Williamson Sr., she was a member of Pilgrims Rest Baptist Church in Canalou...
Looking Back 6/15 (06/15/07)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston Junior League team lost a close baseball game to the Malden Junior League team, 5-4. SIKESTON - City Manager Raymert Miller reported today that the city is buying a $254 tranquilizer gun for stray dogs. SIKESTON - The city council at the city administration building Friday accepted a bid from the W.S. McMullin Construction Co. to pave and resurface five streets...
Your view: I do agree (06/15/07)
Dear Editor, From my previous letters, you know there are lots of issues on which we disagree. Not so on your editorial of June 6, 2007, "Death penalty case is cruel and unusual." You made some rather extreme statements, e.g., 1. "A dim-witted District judge . . . ."...
Speakout 6/15 (06/15/07)
As a matter of public knowledge, Bootheel Agri-Energy needs to tell us what is going on with the ethanol plant. When do they plan on building? How much of a distraction is it going to be to local drivers? Is it going to be a problem to the railroad? Tell us what's going on. Tell us your plan. Tell us what's going to happen in the future. We would appreciate some public relations...