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Stories from Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Group forms to bring a skate park to town (07/10/07)
SIKESTON -- Monday afternoon, Aubrey Taylor, 12, and his friends rode their skateboards at his house. Later, his mom took the group to the New Madrid Skate Park. "There is nowhere in Sikeston for them to skate, so we travel to other towns," Cindy Taylor said...
MDMC M*A*S*H: Camp to provide hands-on learning (07/10/07)
SIKESTON -- Area high school students interested in a health care profession will have an opportunity to participate in a free hands-on summer camp. Missouri Delta Medical Center and the Southeastern Missouri Area Health Education Center have teamed up to bring a one-day Missouri AHEC Science & Health Camp to the Sikeston area...
Bulls hold off Tradewater (07/10/07)
SIKESTON -- After getting swept in a doubleheader on Sunday evening, the Sikeston Bulls needed a victory in the worst way in the series finale with Tradewater on Monday night at VFW Stadium. The Bulls stepped up and got it done, defeating Tradewater 5-3 heading into a pivotal three-game road trip to Union City, and then a two-game homestand against first place Fulton on the weekend...
Webb Reeves (07/10/07)
DEXTER - Wilburn "Webb" Reeves, 72, died July 7, 2007, at the Golden Living Center in Dexter. Born Sept. 7, 1934, at Parma, to the late Jesse James and Dovie Sue Worley Reeves, he was the former owner of the Reeves Nursing Home in Dexter. In April 1962, at Acorn Ridge, he married Juanita May who preceded him in death on July 11, 1990...
Buford Williams (07/10/07)
ERIN, Tenn. - Buford Allen Williams, 75, formerly of Miner, Mo. died at 8:10 p.m. July 8, 2007, at Centennial Hospital in Nashville. Born Oct. 31, 1931, in Caruthersville, Mo., to the late George and Maggie Brumley Williams, he was a press operator with Potlatch/Tetra Pak and a member of the paper industry union local. He served in the U.S. Navy and was of the Baptist belief...
Tracey Collins (07/10/07)
WETUMPKA, Ala. -- Tracey Louise Nolen Collins, 40, died July 6, 2007, at her home. She is the daughter of Judy and Jerry Humphries and Jimmy and Janice Nolen, who live near Sikeston, Mo. Other survivors include: her husband, Michael Collins; three sons, Johnathon Bradley Collins, Michael Darron Collins and Billy Ray Collins; one brother, Jimmy Martin Nolen; one sister, Jamie Denise Moore; and one granddaughter, Nevaeh Cheyenne Collins...
Pamela Lacy (07/10/07)
DEXTER -- Pamela Sue Lacy, 51, died July 9, 2007, at Missouri Southern Healthcare. Arrangements are incomplete at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Mary Hayes (07/10/07)
CHARLESTON - Mary C. Brown Hayes, 69, died July 9, 2007, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born July 24, 1937, at Charleston, to the late Walter F. and Beulah L. Moore Brown, she lived in Charleston most of her life where she was employed as a bookkeeper with Bootheel Tractor Company, Simmons Equipment Company, Cross Truck Stop and most recently the Mid-Valley Irrigation Company for a number of years until her retirement. ...
L.C. Tucker (07/10/07)
PORTAGEVILLE -- L.C. Tucker, 69, died July 8, 2007, at his home. Born May 30, 1938, in Ashland, Miss., son of the late J.W. and Elizabeth Wallace Tucker, he was retired from General Motors, had served in the National Guard and was of the Baptist belief...
Dorothy Phegley (07/10/07)
PERKINS - Dorothy Jean Phegley, 74, died July 9, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 21, 1932, at Advance, to the late Rosewell and Mona Mae Sitce Bess, she was a homemaker and of the Baptist belief. On Mary 14, 1949, she married Billy Leon Phegley, who survives of the home...
Looking Back 7/10 (07/10/07)
SIKESTON - A fire of unknown origin burned beyond repair three cabins at the Buchanan Tourist Camp Saturday afternoon. SIKESTON - Only a few days remain for registration to technology training, which opens at the Senior High School Sept. 11, according to Director Jim Cornett. Known as the SeMo Technical Institute, it will offer courses in drafting, painting, electronics and secretarial service. The two-year program is approved by the State Department of Education...
American made is a thing of the past (07/10/07)
The other day I needed a small utensil for a barbecue grill so I ventured out in search. I wanted to avoid the crowd at the large box stores so I went to a smaller store where I knew I could find the item with minimal hassle. Sure enough, there it was - what I wanted at an attractive price...
Speakout 7/10 (07/10/07)
I am a senior citizen that would like to take computer lessons. I know nothing about computers. Is there a daytime class for this? I don't like to be out at night. I'd like to speak out on the cell phone issue that was in the paper July 3. I think if they are going to ban cell phones, then the Sikeston police department doesn't need to use them either. I see more cops on cell phones than I do other people...