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Stories from Thursday, June 28, 2007

YMCA Night (06/28/07)
Members of the Rick Leonard T-ball team run the bases Wednesday night at the Sikeston Bulls KIT League game against Fulton, Ky. T-ball and instructional league players and coaches were honored betweeen games of the doubleheader as part of YMCA Night...
Two arrested in drug bust (06/28/07)
SIKESTON - Two subjects were arrested on drug charges Wednesday evening. after a search warrant was served at 816 William Street. According to Director of Public Safety Drew Juden, the narcotics units of DPS obtained a warrant due to drug activity and the Special Operations Group served the warrant around 9 p.m...
Business booming for fireworks stands; user safety encouraged (06/28/07)
SIKESTON -- The time of year surrounding the Fourth of July usually means picnics, barbecues and, of course, fireworks. This year Sikeston residents will have plenty of fireworks to choose from to light up the skies. "We have got a tremendous amount of new items," said Louis Mays, co-owner of Mays Brothers Fireworks. They own two stands in Miner and have almost doubled their shelving space over the past year...
Area fireworks shows planned (06/28/07)
(All are scheduled for Wednesday)...
New industry for Sikeston (06/28/07)
Simon Halliday?(seated back to the camera right) announces the opening of Ace Building Systems in Sikeston at a standing-room-only press conference Wednesday at City Hall. The company, which will manufacture floor, wall and roof panel for use in residential construction, is locating in the former Heritage Homes building at 821 W. ...
Farmers Market is the place to buy and sell fresh produce (06/28/07)
SIKESTON -- Whether you are a grower or a fan of farm-fresh produce, the Sikeston Farmers Market held each Saturday outside the Sikeston Depot is the place for you. "We've had pretty good crowds but we could use more farmers," said Mike Marsh, director of the Sikeston Depot. "As we've had more people than vendors, the vendors who are here are doing very well."...
Marston man shot, killed; wife in custody (06/28/07)
MARSTON -- A Marston man is dead and charges are expected to be filed today against his wife. New Madrid County Sheriff Terry Stevens reported his office received a call at 5:22 p.m. Wednesday. "The caller stated her husband had been shot," said Stevens...
Fulton railroads Sikeston (06/28/07)
SIKESTON -- In front of the largest home crowd of the season, the Sikeston Bulls were hoping for an impressive performance against first place Fulton on Wednesday at VFW Stadium. Instead, the exact opposite happened as the Railroaders stomped the Bulls 8-1 in a lackluster performance by the home team according to coach Jamie Puckett...
Samantha Fitzgerald (06/28/07)
SIKESTON - Samantha Ann Fitzgerald, 34, died June 26, 2007, at her home. Born Oct. 21, 1972, in Sikeston, the daughter of Samuel Melvin Crider and JoAnne Payne Crider, both of Sikeston, she had worked as a retail sales clerk for women's clothing stores...
Bart Simmons (06/28/07)
SIKESTON - Bart Edward Simmons Jr., 68, died at 4:48 p.m., June 27, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel of Sikeston.
Geraldine Anders (06/28/07)
PORTAGEVILLE - Geraldine M. Anders, 79, died June 25, 2007, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born March 28,1928, in Portageville, she was the daughter of the late John Leroy and Mellie Jane Rogers Alexander. On Aug. 28, 1976, at Wardell, she married Raymond Thomas Anders who preceded her in death on Feb. 10, 1999...
Juanita Barber (06/28/07)
ESSEX - Juanita Barber, 81, died June 26, 2007, at the Clearview Nursing Home in Sikeston. Born Aug. 23, 1925, in East Prairie, daughter of the late William Harvey and Blanche Thompson Peppers, she had lived in Essex most of her life and was of the Pentecostal belief...
Eunice Busby (06/28/07)
DEXTER -- Eunice Gertrude Busby, 72, died June 25, 2007, at her home. Born June 8, 1935, in Chaffee, daughter of the late Phillip A. and Josie Myers Dees, she was a member of the Gospel Assembly Church and a former employee of Elder Manufacturing Company, both in Dexter...
Alta Winstead (06/28/07)
BERNIE -- Alta Winstead, 92, died June 28, 2007, in the Crowley Ridge Care Center at Dexter. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Troy Stagner (06/28/07)
VILLA RICA, Ga. -- Troy Dale Stagner, 62, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died June 25, 2007, at Wellstar Hospital in Douglasville. Born Feb. 5, 1945, son of the late Lurton H. Stagner and Roberta Stagner of Poplar Bluff, Mo., he was a loss verification supervisor for Field Operations Center East and belonged to the Carrollton Presbyterian Church in Carrollton...
Looking Back 6/28 (06/28/07)
SIKESTON - Miss Betty Waldman will represent the Sikeston Lions Club in a contest to select a Missouri queen. SIKESTON - Chamber of Commerce Manager Richard Pinkerton will leave July 8 to attend the Chamber of Commerce Institute of Organizational Management. During the one-week Institute at the University of Colorado at Boulder, Pinkerton will study subjects related to Chamber of Commerce work...
Your view: Job well done (06/28/07)
Congratulations to the Big Prairie Jaycees for their community service - again! This group did an excellent job with the Survivor Dinner for Relay for Life in New Madrid County last Thursday evening. The food was wonderful, the atmosphere was relaxing and enjoyable, the service was topnotch and the unselfish approach to helping people in the community is exemplary...
Speakout 6/28 (06/28/07)
I'm calling from Morehouse. Would the ones please who are putting signs up on the telephone poles on this corner, come and get them after you have the yard sale. I have picked them up all over the yard and we - the three here on the corner - try to keep our yard clean. I will be at the next board meeting to bring this up to see what can be done about it. Let's try to keep Morehouse looking decent...