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Stories from Sunday, July 8, 2007

One charged in irrigation pipe theft (07/08/07)
CARUTHERSVILLE - One person was arrested in connection with the theft of aluminum irrigation pipe, just north of Hayti. Michael Six, of Portageville, will be arraigned Monday before Judge Byron Luber on charges of felony stealing, a Class C felony. Bond is set for $10,000...
Memorial: At a glance (07/08/07)
Paula and Jackie Barker, 649-3435 JoEllen Cade, 649-2165 Evelyn Upton, 649-3114 Dean Yount, 649-2165...
Southeast Missouri community strives to creat a special memorial to honor those who served (07/08/07)
EAST PRAIRIE -- For the past few years, the Alumni Association of East Prairie High School has worked to restore the old high school on Washington Street . Renovations have been made to the 1920s building to make it appear the same way it was in its golden days...
Bulls chased down (07/08/07)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulls had a solid first half of the season, but the second half hasn't started so well. The Bulls have lost five of their last seven games with the mental mistakes still coming to the forefront in the losses. Sikeston was swept in a doubleheader on Friday night, falling to Owensboro 4-2 and then 4-1 in the nightcap...
Battling the bug (07/08/07)
SIKESTON - Mike Bolen knew what it would take for business success: If he could just figure out how to rid Southeast MIssouri of moles and mosquitoes. He just may be half way there. Bolen is the Missouri distributor for Skeet-R-Gone, a concentrate injection device for sprinkler systems. To hear him tell it, this is the solution for those pesky bugs which dominate the Bootheel's summers...
Business briefcase 7-8 (07/08/07)
JEFFERSON CITY -Dr. Gail D. Redman, a general dentist in Sikeston, was among the graduates at a ceremony held at the Missouri Dental Association executive office in Jefferson City, May 11. Redman was one of 13 MDA member dentists selected to participate in the program, which is a six-month process focusing on changing behaviors and enhancing leadership skills to create more effective leaders both professionally and personally...
Housing partners honored (07/08/07)
SIKESTON?- First Midwest Bank was recently presented with a Certificate of Appreciation by Rural Development. The recognition was for the partnership the bank has with Rural Development's Guaranteed Rural Housing program. The presentation was in conjunction with the proclamation that June is Homeownership month...
Training (07/08/07)
A Main Street Basic Training was conducted June 21 and 22 at the Clinton Building. Pictured is Dr. Stephen Hoffman, professor of history and coordinator of the historic preservation program at Southeast Missouri State University, explaining the importance of good downtown design to several members of the community and surrounding region...
Charles Triplett (07/08/07)
DEXTER - Charles Lloyd Triplett, died July 5, 2007, at the Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born July 4, 1926, in Grayridge, son of the late John and Lelia Tucker Triplett, he was affiliated with the First Baptist Church in Dexter. A 23-year retired U.S. ...
Antonio Patterson (07/08/07)
SIKESTON - Antonio Dewayne Patterson, 16, died July 4, 2007, at his home. Born May 23, 1991, in Sikeston, son of Juanita Patterson of Sikeston and Tony Neal of Milwaukee, he was a ninth-grader in the Sikeston Public Schools and had recently received awards in English and social studies. He was a member of Smith Chapel United Methodist Church in Sikeston where he was the church musician and a member of the Youth Ministries...
Adron Werneck (07/08/07)
NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. - Adron Werneck truly embodied the virtues that made the Greatest Generation great. As a rock solid, sensible, hardworking, Midwesterner, he was deeply devoted to his family, to his country, which he served during World War II, and to the thousands upon thousands of rural families in Missouri whose electric power lines he maintained in the worst possible weather conditions as a lead lineman for the REA, the Rural Electrification Administration...
Pearson - Johns (07/08/07)
SIKESTON -- Amy Renae Pearson and Eric Van Johns were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Jan. 6, 2007, at Concordia Lutheran Church in Sikeston. A.J. Wollenburg, pastor, performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Jimmy and Mary Pearson of Sikeston...
Morris - Day (07/08/07)
CHARLESTON -- Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Morris of Charleston announce the engagement of their daughter, Jill Catherine Morris, to Justin Mac Day, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Day of Joplin. The future bride, a 2003 graduate of Jackson High School, attended Missouri State University at Springfield. She is employed at Charles Burt Realtors in Joplin...
Ivie - McGarity (07/08/07)
HICKORY, Ky. - Sherri Ivey of Hickory has announced the engagement of her daughter, Courtney Ivie to Scott McGarity, son of Dennis and Vanessa McGarity of Sikeston, Mo. A 2003 graduate of Graves County High School, the future bride graduated summa cum laude in 2007 with a bachelor's degree in elementary education from Murray State University. She is currently employed by Matthews Elementary School in Sikeston...
DeLisle - Graham (07/08/07)
NEW MADRID - Rouget and Sally DeLisle have announced the engagement of their daughter, Sally Rouchen DeLisle, to John William Graham. The future bride is a 2004 graduate of New Madrid County Central High School. The son of Tom and Brenda Graham of New Madrid, the prospective bridegroom is a 1997 graduate of New Madrid County Central High School...
Roberts - Blagburn (07/08/07)
SIKESTON -- Darryl and Darla Roberts and Sandra Roberts of Sikeston announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Caitherine Roberts, to Jeremiah David Blagburn, son of Danny Decker of New Madrid and Sandra Decker of Jasper, Ala. The future bride is a 2005 graduate of Sikeston High School...
Roslen - Vetter (07/08/07)
SIKESTON - Kevin and Kelly Roslen have announced the engagement of their daughter, Kristina Elaine Roslen, to Justin Wade Vetter, son of Randy and Lisa Vetter of New Hamburg. The future bride is a 1998 graduate of Kelly High School. In 2002, she received a bachelor of science degree in education from Southeast Missouri State University and a master's degree in education from William Woods University in 2004. ...
Summerlotts celebrate 50 years of marriage (07/08/07)
SIKESTON -- Mr. and Mrs. Jack E. Summerlott celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary July 5 with friends and family during a small reception hosted by the couple's children and grandchildren at the Clinton Building in Sikeston. Summerlott and the former Mary Lou Roach were married July 6, 1957, in Sikeston. ...
Looking Back 7/8 (07/08/07)
SIKESTON - At the Malone Theater today and tomorrow, "I Met Him in Paris," with Claudette Colbert and Melvyn Douglas. MORLEY - The Scott Central High School baseball team notched another victory, its fifth SEMO league game, by defeating Delta 10-8...
Punishment should reflect the crime (07/08/07)
There's a six-month old baby girl clinging to life in a Columbia hospital today. The boyfriend of the girl's mother has been arrested for shaking the baby while the mother was at work. Unfortunately, incidents of shaking a baby are far too commonplace...
Speakout 7/8 (07/08/07)
We should judge all politicians by their deeds, not their words. I know that is almost impossible, as much of what is done in Washington is spun to the point that an act can mean many different things. But what a relief to read in your June 28 newspaper that our new U.S. ...