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Stories from Monday, July 9, 2007

Heat relief (07/09/07)
Collin and Madison Dean cool off Sunday afternoon at their home. With temperatures rising into the middle 90s Sunday, area residents were finding ways to cool themselves off. There is some relief in sight, however, with a chance of rain forecast for tonight through Wednesday...
At 95, there is MAGIC behind these twins staying active (07/09/07)
SIKESTON - At age 95, twin sisters Melba McCord and Olivia Moll still don't miss a beat. From teaching Sunday school to riding the church bus to help with passengers, the twins have remained active members of First Baptist Church over the past decades. McCord joined the church in 1957 when she moved to Sikeston; Moll in 1980...
Two killed in head-on collision (07/09/07)
ACORN RIDGE -- Two Bonne Terre residents died as a result of an accident while they were riding their motorcycle near Acorn Ridge on Saturday. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at 12:50 p.m. on Route J, two miles west of Acorn Ridge. A westbound car driven by Jason M. Merrill, 21, of Wappapello, crossed the center line and struck head on an eastbound motorcycle driven by Peter H. Aubuchon, 52, of Bonne Terre...
Bulls rally to defeat Owensboro (07/09/07)
SIKESTON?-- The Sikeston Bulls improved to 15-16 on the season when they rallied to defeat Owensboro 8-5 on Saturday. Owensboro overtook a 2-1 Bulls lead, to lead 5-2. Sikeston scored five runs in the bottom of the seventh to lead 7-5. The Bulls added one more run to reach the final margin...
Dawson doesn't make final cut after rough Round 2 (07/09/07)
HAVEN, Wis. -- Former Sikeston resident Tom Dawson did not make the final cut at the U.S. Senior Open Championships after shooting a 77 in Round 2 at Whistling Straits in Haven, Wis. Dawson shot a three-over par, 75 in the first round and stood in 74th place. His Round 2 score of five-over, 77 left him out of the final two rounds. He finished tied for 8th place out of 156 golfers...
Audrey Hatchel (07/09/07)
PORTAGEVILLE - Mrs. Audrey Cornelia Smith Hatchel, 95, died peacefully in her sleep on July 6, 2007, at Community Hospital in Anderson, Ind. She looked forward, as she said, to being "carried by angels into the Presence of Jesus." She had been living in Anderson since March 15, 2006 under the care of her nephew and niece, Gilbert and Darlene Stafford...
L.C. Tucker (07/09/07)
PORTAGEVILLE - L.C. Tucker, 69, died July 8, 2007, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
Norman Hann Sr. (07/09/07)
DEXTER - Norman R. Hann Sr., 72, died July 5, 2007, at the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Nov. 15, 1934, the son of Ester A. Michl Hann of Morehouse and the late Bernard Hann, he had lived in Dexter since 1965. He had worked as a heating and air contractor and was a member of St. Francis Xavier Church in Sikeston...
Raymond C. Foege (07/09/07)
BLOOMFIELD - Raymond C. Foege, 79, died July 7, 2007, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. Born July 6, 1928, in St. Louis, son of the late Charles W. and Kathryn Gehl Foege he was a former milk man, a foreman at the University of Illinois and plant manager for Cleveland Armstrong. He was affiliated with the First Baptist Church in Bloomfield...
Louis Dillender (07/09/07)
FLORISSANT -- Louis Dillender, 78, formerly of Sikeston, died July 6, 2007. Born Oct. 26, 1928, in Sikeston, to the late Samuel and Nancy Emily Porche Dillender, he was a retired maintenance worker of an aircraft company and a U.S. Army veteran. He married Margaret Moore who survives of the home...
Brook Redd (07/09/07)
SIKESTON - Brook Nicole Redd, 25, died July 4, 2007, at DePaul Hospital in St. Louis. Born March 24, 1982, in Sikeston, to Vercie Eckles Smith of Sikeston and Fred Brown of Kansas City, she was a 2000 graduate of Pattonville High School in Maryland Heights...
Cheri Blanton (07/09/07)
AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. -- Cheri Blanton, 70, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died July 8, 2007, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Carl Perry (07/09/07)
SIKESTON - Carl Lee Perry, 79, died July 8, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born April 12, 1928, at Avert, son of the late Calvin and Clara Stephens Perry, he had lived in Sikeston since 1993. He was a U.S. Army veteran who served during the Korean War and had retired from McDonnell Douglas at St. Louis...
Stanley Bess (07/09/07)
NEW MADRID - Stanley Ray Bess, 71, died July 7, 2007, at the Golden Living Center in New Madrid. Born Feb. 1, 1936, in Findlay, Ohio, he was the son of the late Lee Howard and Stella Riddle Bess. On March 12, 1962, he married Melba Lois Pack. Survivors include: two sons, Kevin Bess of Portageville and Kyle Bess of Los Angeles; one brother, Sonny Bess of Joplin; and three grandsons, Cory Bess, Alex Bess and Davin Savat...
Looking Back 7/9 (07/09/07)
SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. A.F. Quinn came to Sikeston Wednesday to make their home. Quinn is connected with the American Telephone and Telegraph Co., now laying and underground cable through Southeast Missouri. BLOOMFIELD - Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Newcomber will celebrate the 72nd wedding anniversary by entertaining a few friends at their home Sunday from 2-4:30 p.m. The couple grew up together in Stoddard County...
Downloading is just too tempting today (07/09/07)
It's always said the first step to recovery is admitting you have a problem. Well, I'm Mollie, and I am a compulsive music downloader. I haven't bought a CD that isn't blank since seventh grade, yet I have a library of over 6?? songs on my iPod. I've probably downloaded close to 2,000 songs in the past six years...
Your view: A response (07/09/07)
Dear Mike, My name is Sheila Armbruster, and I am sure you don't know me, although I am in your place of business quite often. I usually just nod and go on my way. I am a local business owner here in Sikeston and my business is called Defining Looks. ...
Speakout 7/9 (07/09/07)
There's these people I know that live in this small town, and when you don't do what they want, they get mad at you. You try to find them, and you can't. There's other people in this little ole town, also, that could help their selves instead of taking advantage of other people and always wanting them to do everything for them. They just sit around doing nothing and play on other people's sympathy for them...