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Stories from Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Nurse booked on charges (06/19/07)
BLOOMFIELD -- A Dexter woman has been booked on charges that stem from stealing pain medication from a patient at the nursing home where she was employed as director of nursing. Ceceli Shannon Freed, 34, turned herself in to authorities Monday and was charged with stealing a controlled substance. Freed posted bond, which was set at $20,000, and was released...
Wheat yields are below average; could be worse (06/19/07)
SIKESTON -- The wheat harvest is coming in lower than average but not so bad considering the circumstances. Area farmers began harvesting wheat about 10 days ago, according to David Reinbott, agriculture business specialist for University of Missouri Extension in Scott County...
Unit 114 rallies past Dunklin County in extra innings (06/19/07)
KENNETT -- The Dunklin County Redbirds could easily be 4-0 in District XIV. Instead, they're 1-3 at the district season's midway point. The Redbirds took a three-run lead to the seventh inning, but could not hold it in an 11-8, eight-inning loss to Sikeston Auxiliary Unit 114 in Junior American Legion baseball Monday at Indian Park...
James takes first place at Benton racepark (06/19/07)
BENTON?-- Auto Tire and Parts Racepark welcomed the Super Late Models to come out and join the Friday night Racing. #5JR Billy James took home the victory with #7s Jeff Sloan with second. #4s Scott Bell with third. #69 Jeff Hall Jr. took home the Modified win for the night. #85G Joe Giesler took second with #42 Chad Burks with third...
Bulls' bats quiet again (06/19/07)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulls bats went quiet again as Owensboro was able to pull out a 2-1 victory on Monday at VFW Stadium. The game was stopped in the top of the ninth with Owensboro batting when a rainstorm blew into town. Sikeston (7-7) managed just two hits the entire night as Owensboro hurler Paul Crider pitched around trouble with savvy pitch location and solid defense behind him...
John Lahmann (06/19/07)
BLOOMFIELD -- John Ronald Lahmann, 43, died June 16, 2007, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born Oct. 14, 1963, in Sullivan, son of Chester Roy Sr. and Bonnie Belle McCrocklin Lahmann of Sullivan, he had lived in Bloomfield for the past 16 years. He had worked as assistant plant manager with Paramount Hat Company in Dexter; as plant manager with Korber Hat Company in Fall River, Mass.; and at Wheeler Steel in Morley. He also served with the Missouri National Guard...
Mary Guthrie (06/19/07)
CHARLESTON - Mary Alice Neal Guthrie, 60, died June 17, 2007 at her home. She was born October 9, 1946 in Dogwood to the late John Henry and Manda Mae Bohannon Neal. She lived in Mississippi County most of her life and was a member of the First General Baptist Church. She served as a Cub Scout leader for four years to Den 14 of Pack 33, now Troop 323...
Debbie Roe (06/19/07)
NEW MADRID -- Pallbearers at services scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday at the First Baptist Church in Lilbourn for Deborah Ann "Debbie" Roe, 53, who died June 17, 2007, will be: Steve Riley, Michael Porter, Steve Baehr, Bobby Taylor, Jimmy Baker and Larry Truelove...
Kelles Wade (06/19/07)
MINER -- Kelles Lesley Wade, 72, died at 1:35 p.m. Monday at St. Louis University Hospital due to injuries sustained in an accident. Born Jan. 23, 1935, in Luxora, Ark., son of the late Rice William and Lucille Reynolds Wade, he was an elder for the Blodgett Church of Christ. ...
Ralph Shipley (06/19/07)
SIKESTON -- Ralph Shipley, 94, died June 18, 2007, at the Clearview Nursing Center. Born Dec. 17, 1912, in Piggott, Ark., son of the late Hugh and Mary Elizabeth Bradall, he had lived in Bloomfield for many years before moving to Sikeston five years ago. He was a farmer and member of the New Beginning Fellowship Church in Sikeston...
Gene Ramsey (06/19/07)
WAPPAPELLO -- Harold "Gene" Ramsey, 78, died June 18, 2007, at his home. He was born July 20, 1928, to the late William and Bessie Seifert Ramsey. In 1990 he retired from the Sikeston Power Plant and built Rotary Club and Eagles "welcome signs" in Wappapello...
Jerry Byford (06/19/07)
SIKESTON - Jerry Dale Byford, 47, died Monday, June 18, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. He was born August 19, 1959, in Sikeston to Shirley Davis Jeffries and the late James O. Byford. He attended Charleston High School where he received his diploma in 1978. ...
Evandna Black (06/19/07)
DEXTER -- Evadna Black, 90, formerly of Dexter, died June 16, 2007 at St. Luke's Hospital in St. Louis, Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Sikeston City Cemetery. Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter is in charge of arrangements...
Corra Edwards (06/19/07)
SIKESTON - Corra Edwards, 59, died June 17, 2007 at St. John's Mercy Hospital in St. Louis. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Home.
Looking Back 6/19 (06/19/07)
MINER - Mrs. Paul Slinkard has resigned her teaching position at Miner due to the illness of her daughter, Elizabeth. SIKESTON - Clarence D. Murphy of Route 5 was notified Monday by City Manager Raymert Miller that he was appointed as a Sikeston police patrolman...
Funding assistance needed for fireworks (06/19/07)
Perhaps it's just my age, but time seems to be flying by these days. I know I'm not alone because I hear the same comment from others on a daily basis. It seems that school was just recessed for the summer and lo and behold, July 4th is right around the corner. Before you know it, it will be rodeo time and then school will begin, etc. Like it or not, time does indeed march along...
Speakout 6/19 (06/19/07)
Why do people, and there are countless number of them in Sikeston, get dogs and then isolate them away from the family, away from the house, leaving them alone for the majority of the day or all the time? Dogs are pack animals, and when the pack shuns a member and isolates it, it's a punishment. ...