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Stories from Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Homeless shelter floods (06/26/07)
Charles Hill and Daniel Brasher, both employees of the Delta Area Economic Opportunity Corporation Weatherization, removed a love seat from the DAEOC Homeless Shelter Monday afternoon. The homeless center was flooded Sunday by the heavy rain causing the evacuation of 18 people living in the shelter. ...
Concerns raised with lipodissolve procedures (06/26/07)
SIKESTON -- Lipodissolve procedures have been performed locally for a little over six months. The treatment is growing in popularity and now being offered in what one local provider calls "inappropriate environments." Ken Stone, who practices general medicine in Sikeston and performs lipodissolve, said he's concerned people will be injured...
Home Run for Life (06/26/07)
Charleston Fighting Squirrels manager Michael Minner (left) and catcher Taylor White discuss strategy during Monday night's Senior Babe Ruth game against Portageville. The Squirrels wore pink jerseys and sold T-shirts in an effort to raise money for cancer in an event titled "Home Run for Life." Game coverage can be found on page 9...
East Prairie man sentenced to prison (06/26/07)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - A Mississippi County man was sentenced to prison on felony drug charges in U.S. District Court. Kenneth W. Marcum, 45, of East Prairie was sentenced to 37 months in prison on one felony count of manufacture of methamphetamine. Upon release from prison. Marcum will be placed on supervised release for a period of four years...
Sikeston Country Club League (06/26/07)
Week of June 18 Ladies Golf Association 2-Lady Invitational Senior Association 1st Low Gross 1st Low Net Low putts Men's Golf Association Thursday Points Game Twilight Couples Golf A Flight B Flight For more information on club membership contact Saralyn Boyer at (573)?...
First place softball team (06/26/07)
The SEMO Magic girls softball team recently placed first in the USFA 16-U Escape to Cape World Qualifier, the Jackson 18-U Invitational, the NSA 16-U World Qualifier and the NSA 16-U State Tournament. Pictured are team members from left kneeling:?Alecia Glaus, Paris Burger, Amanda Nichols, Erika Reinagel and Lauren Reinagel. ...
Local players honored with all-state (06/26/07)
JEFFERSON CITY -- The Missouri Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association released the high school all-state baseball teams for all classifications for the 2007 season today. Five players from the area were represented on the team. Oran had the most representation with three players making the list in Class 1...
Squirrels down Portageville (06/26/07)
CHARLESTON -- The Charleston Fighting Squirrels rallied from an early deficit to defeat Portageville's Senior Babe Ruth team 12-8 on Monday at Hillhouse Park. The Squirrels wore pink jerseys and sold T-shirts in an effort to raise money for cancer in an event titled "Home Run for Life."...
Beth Butcher (06/26/07)
SIKESTON - God reached down and gently lifted Beth Lauraine Butcher, 51, up to Heaven on June 25, 2007. She was born Oct. 1, 1955, in Lincoln, Kan., the daughter of the late Armin and Ruth Sauerteig Bolte. She attended Ava High School in Ava, and earned her bachelor's degree in education at the School of the Ozarks in Branson...
Ethel Ellis (06/26/07)
NEW MADRID - Memorial services for Ethel Ellis, who died June 21, 2007, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Presbyterian Church in New Madrid. The Rev. Thad Grimstead will officiate. Burial will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery in New Madrid. Richards Funeral Home of New Madrid is in charge of arrangements...
James H. Freeland (06/26/07)
MURRAY, Ky. - James Henry Freeland, 77, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died at 2 p.m. June 25, 2007, at his home. Born Oct. 3, 1929, in Bertrand, Mo., to the late James H. and Katie Stovall Freeland, he was a technical supervisor for Potlatch/Tetra Pak for 29 years, and retired in 1987. He was of the Missionary Baptist belief...
Dan Summerfield Sr. (06/26/07)
EAST PRAIRIE - Charles "Dan" Summerfield Sr., 54, died June 25, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Feb. 10, 1953, at St. Louis, to the late Paul Charles and Lilly Christine Hale Summerfield, he was the director of property for Nye Management Company of St. Louis...
Peggy Brown (06/26/07)
SIKESTON - Peggy Brown, 68, formerly of Dunklin County, died June 24, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born April 6, 1939, at Holcomb, daughter of the late Raymond and Melissa James Samples, she was a homemaker. On April 2, 1955, in Hernando, Miss., she married Denver Brown, who survives of the home...
G.W. Hartlein (06/26/07)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers for funeral services conducted Thursday at Ponder Funeral Home for Gordon "G.W." Hartlein, 81, who died on June 17, 2007, were: Ken Hartlein, Jerry Hartlein, Larry Hartlein, Rodney Hartlein, Jeff Hartlein and Conley Laster.
Eunice G. Busby (06/26/07)
DEXTER -- Eunice G. Busby, 71, died June 26, 2007, at her home in Dexter. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Jim Watson (06/26/07)
NEW MADRID - James "Jim" Watson, 57, died June 9, 2007, at Veterans Hospital in Topeka, Kan. Born Nov. 14, 1949, in New Madrid, he was the son of Bonita Shaw of New Madrid. Survivors in addition to his mother include: one son, Jim Watson of Madison, Wis.; one daughter, Terry Watson of Elvins; two brothers, Michael Watson of Imperial and Gerald Shaw of New Madrid; one sister, Rhonda Riggs of New Madrid; and three grandchildren...
Births (Published 6/26) (06/26/07)
CHARLESTON - Tammy Carter is the parent of her second child, second son, born at 2:17 p.m. May 23, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Dairreon Treyvon Bryce weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 18.5 inches long. BENTON - Jessica and Timothy Ingram are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 9:43 a.m. May 26, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Skyler Lee Quentin Ingram weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces, and was 19.25 inches long...
Looking Back 6/26 (06/26/07)
SIKESTON - Fifty-two lots in the P.V. Branum addition were sold at auction Sunday afternoon, and brought a total of $32,600. SIKESTON - The Kroger Store will close Saturday to make way for the Two Tony's Smorgasbord. A representative from the Kroger Company confirmed today that the store will close. No immediate plans for opening another store were announced, although officials say a new store may be possible...
Society can't solve all personal issues (06/26/07)
We have such odd ways of solving social issues in this country and, quite frankly, most of us simply don't understand why we do what we do. Here's the latest example. Seattle has taken a unique approach to the problem of homeless alcoholics. Instead of spending tens of thousands of dollars on emergency room visits for the homeless drunks, Seattle has decided to provide an apartment for homeless alcoholics where they can get falling-down drunk in a "controlled environment." All that is required is that the residents remain drunk and violence free while they stay there.. ...
Speakout 6/26 (06/26/07)
Today is Wednesday, June 20, and this is my third request. My home phone number is 471-2331, which I didn't feel the need to put the phone number in. What I'm looking for is to see if there is anyone that works on grandfather clocks and if anyone does work on grandfather clocks, please leave their phone number in Speakout...