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Stories from Monday, June 18, 2007

County, DPS take advantage of FEMA trailers (06/18/07)
SIKESTON -- Travel trailers used by Hurricane Katrina victims and sold by the Federal Emergency Management Agency are rolling into Southeast Missouri. Scott County and Sikeston officials recently purchased the travel trailers, designed for a family of five, for a price tag of $2,500 each. Extra costs will be incurred by the agencies for repairs and upgrades...
Swim lessons (06/18/07)
YMCA of Southeast Missouri lifeguard Caitlyn Underwood helps Maria Enclerk with her kicks during swimming lessons at the Sikeston Jaycee Municipal Swimming Pool. The first set of lessons ends this week while the YMCA will have a second session of lessons beginning in July...
Fourteen will attend Missouri Girl's State (06/18/07)
SIKESTON - Fourteen area young women will attend Missouri Girls State, held at the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg. Attending from Sikeston are: Laura Atchison, the daughter of Charles and Dana Atchison; Rachel Beydler, the daughter of Steve and Dee Beydler; Jessica Cummins, the daughter of Travis and Tammey Cummins; Allison Harper, the daughter of Brian and Andrea Harper; Kersti Jennings, the daughter of Shannon Sanders; Bianca Johnson, the daughter of Trina Johnson; Anna McReynolds, the daughter of Marty and Kim McReynolds; and Lauren Polk, the daughter of Renda Polk.. ...
Bulls rally to clip Firebirds (06/18/07)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulls pulled back into a first place tie in the KIT League standings with a 9-8, come-from-behind victory over Farmington on Saturday at VFW Stadium. Sikeston took two of three from the Firebirds in the series and are now tied with four other teams at the top of the standings...
Debbie Roe (06/18/07)
NEW MADRID -- Deborah Ann "Debbie" Roe, 53, died June 17, 2007, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 21, 1954, in Sikeston, daughter of Bill Roe of Lilbourn and the late Rowena Sandlin Roe, she was a postal clerk for the U.S. Postal Service in New Madrid...
Ida Smith (06/18/07)
NEW MADRID -- Ida Mae Smith, 62, died June 17, 2007, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Mary Guthrie (06/18/07)
CHARLESTON -- Mary Alice Neal Guthrie, 60, died at 6:55 p.m. June 17, 2007, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Marcus Abernathy (06/18/07)
BENTON - Marcus Daniel Abernathy, 84, formerly of Canalou and Matthews, died June 16, 2007 at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Nov. 25, 1922 in Ripley, Miss., to the late Oscar L. Abernathy and Georgia Baker Abernathy Vickers, he was a retired farmer. He was a World War II veteran, serving as a sergeant in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the American Legion and Eagles of Sikeston. He was of the Baptist belief...
G.W. Hartlein (06/18/07)
SIKESTON -- Gordon W. "G.W." Hartlein, 81, died June 17, 2007, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Born Sept. 8, 1925, in Harmony, Ark., son of the late T.O. and Georgie Hess Hartlein, he was a truck driver for Commercial Trucking before retiring...
Looking Back 6/18 (06/18/07)
SIKESTON - Tommy McClure left last night for Madison, Wis., to enroll in summer school at the University of Wisconsin. CHARLESTON - Norbert Rolwing of Charleston will serve as director of the Scott-New Madrid-Mississippi County Rural Electric Cooperative during the remainder of the three-year term of the late E.A. Story...
Speakout 6/18 (06/18/07)
This is in regards to the acknowledgments about the funerals. First of all, I would like to say please let the family grieve for at least a week. This wasn't a party for them, you know. Second of all, since you are from out of town, do they have your address? Do you think they have several out of town phone books in their home? I think it would be appropriate if you send food, plants, flowers, etc. ...