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Stories from Friday, July 13, 2007

Fight leads to accident (07/13/07)
DEXTER -- Two women were charged for peace disturbance after a fight and accident Thursday afternoon in the alley behind Casey's store. According to the City of Dexter Police Department, Cathleen Sue Moreland, 50, of Catron, backed in behind Heather J. Perry, 18, of Charleston. Perry then backed her vehicle into Moreland's. The two were reportedly having a fight...
DPS arrest two for drug sales (07/13/07)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston Department of Public Safety has arrested two unrelated subjects in the last two days for sales of a controlled substance. On Wednesday, 17 year-old Christopher B. Shultz of Sikeston was arrested after an ongoing investigation with controlled buys of marijuana. ...
Meeting standards (07/13/07)
Billy James of James Excavating removes the asphalt on the ramp area at the Sikeston Municipal Airport on Thursday. The ramp area is being resurfaced to FFA standards. Due to the resurfacing portions of the south ramp is closed. The airport is open to aircrafts. For aircraft parking information, call Sikeston Aviation, 471-9056...
Drainage concerns voiced (07/13/07)
CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County commissioners will do what they can to improve drainage on Ditch 23 but it won't involve replacing culverts. Over a dozen landowners met with commissioners during the regular County Commission meeting Thursday to discuss the drainage problem...
What a ride (07/13/07)
Kaeley Hillis, 12, slides on a slip'n slide Thursday afternoon. Hillis, along with her friend Mikaela Hawkins, tried to stay cool during the day.
Commission: Budget looks good for now (07/13/07)
BENTON -- Based on six-month budget reports, Scott County's expenses are more or less in line for the year. "Overall I feel pretty good about the budget," Presiding Commissioner Jamie Burger said. "I think our department heads and elected officials have been very conscientious about not buying unnecessary items."...
Error proves costly in Bulls' loss (07/13/07)
UNION?CITY, Tenn. -- The Sikeston Bulls' struggles continued as they lost 7-2 to Union City on Thursday. The score was tied 2-2 in the seventh inning, but a potential inning-ending double play was booted. The error kept the inning going, leading to five runs for Union City...
Big stick (07/13/07)
Sikeston 12-year-old All-Star catcher Tyler Neal connects for a groundout-RBI in the bottom of the first inning of Thursday's game against Cassville in the Missouri State Cal Ripken Baseball Tournament at the Sikeston Complex. Neal added a two-run home run in the fourth inning as Sikeston defeated Cassville, 11-1 in four innings. Tyler Anderson pitched the complete-game victory while allowing just three hits. Sikeston is scheduled to play Jackson in the second round today...
Super pro winner (07/13/07)
Junior Dragster Class 1st Place -- Karley Wray Kevil KY DI -- 8.85 ET -- 8.868 MPH -- 74.90 RT - .511 2nd Place -- Arriel McGowen Dexter MO DI --8.22 ET -- 8.253 MPH -- 78.82 RT -- .592 Trophy Class 1st Place -- Mitch Caudle Oran MO DI -- 11.20 ET -- 11.330 MPH -- 61.14 RT -- .538...
Whittaker signs with Hannibal-LaGrange (07/13/07)
HANNIBAL -- The Hannibal-LaGrange College men's basketball program recently signed Cameron Whittaker of Essex, for the 2007-2008 season. Whittaker graduated from Richland R-1 High School in Essex, in May of 2007. Whittaker played basketball in high school, and has received many awards and honors such as: all-region, all-conference, Bloomfield Christmas Tournament all-tournament team, All Standard Democrat Dream Team, and he participated in the BA Sports All-Star Game. ...
Marvin W. Shelton and Barbara A. Shelton (07/13/07)
SIKESTON - Marvin Wilbur Shelton, 77, died June 5, 2007, at Clearview Nursing Center. Born Oct. 27, 1929, in West Chicago, he was a U.S. Army veteran and had been employed as a meat market manager of National Tea Store. Barbara Ann Shelton, 78, died June 12, 2007, at Clearview Nursing Center...
Gene Curtis (07/13/07)
MATTHEWS -- Gene Curtis, 69, died at 2:49 a.m. July 11, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Aug. 28, 1937, in Matthews, to the late Alvin R. and Ollie Elizabeth Winters Curtis, he served in the U.S. Army at the end of the Korean War and was president and operator of a poultry farm. ...
Marilyn Greene (07/13/07)
BERNIE - Marilyn Greene, 65, died July 12, 2007, in the emergency room of Missouri Southern Health Care in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Maxine Stacy (07/13/07)
CHAFFEE - Maxine Marie Stacy, 72, died at 4:20 a.m. July 12, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 5, 1935, in Folsonville, Ind., daughter of the late Carl and Geneva Brooks Evans, she was a homemaker. On Feb. 13, 1953, she married Emory Charles Stacy who preceded her in death on Jan. 26, 1992...
Lorene Patterson (07/13/07)
ORAN - Lorene Patterson, 87, died at 9:50 p.m. July 11, 2007, at Jackson Manor in Jackson. Born June 5, 1920, at Lamar, Ark., to William King and Myrtle Richards Russell, she was a homemaker and a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Miami. On Aug. 31, 1940, she married Lee Patterson who preceded her in death on March 11, 1977...
Myra McElmurry (07/13/07)
SCOTT CITY - Myra May Bynum McElmurry, 96, formerly of Charleston, died at 12:10 a.m., July 13, 2007, at the Advance Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home of Charleston.
Looking Back 7/13 (07/13/07)
SIKESTON - Pfc. Odell Miller, who is stationed with the 11th Airborne in Japan, was recently promoted to corporal. SIKESTON - The Missouri Livestock Association district tour, sponsored by the Sikeston Chamber of Commerce, brought out more than 75 stockmen and breeders Friday. Jerry Aufdenberg, chairman of the chamber livestock committee, was in charge of the event...
Speakout 7/13 (07/13/07)
I'd like to thank the people, or person, that found my cell phone at Wal-Mart July 5th. I really appreciate you turning it in and I'm glad there's good people still out there. Thank you so much. I'm just a 62-year-old Christian lady and I would like to have a job babysitting with somebody, preferably a non-smoker, like somebody that's elderly and can't take care of themselves. ...