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Stories from Tuesday, July 24, 2007

Troubled youth helping give back to community (07/24/07)
SIKESTON -- Good things are growing on Young Street. The Hope Life Learning Center, a Division of Youth Services program, is providing troubled youth with the opportunity to give something back to the community, according to Todd Long, the program's coordinator...
Three plead guilty to federal charges (07/24/07)
SIKESTON -- Three area residents pled guilty to drug and firearm charges in the U.S. District Court on Monday. Larry King, 51, of New Madrid, pled guilty to two felony counts of distribution of cocaine base in an appearance before United States District Judge Jean C. Hamilton...
Teachers preparing for return to school (07/24/07)
SIKESTON -- Students may want to think twice about their behavior when shopping for back-to-school supplies and clothes -- because their teacher just may be nearby. Judy Scherer, principal at Portageville Middle School, said she goes shopping every year with her daughters, one of which is a teacher at Wardell...
Undefeated (07/24/07)
The Sikeston 7-8-year-old All-Star team won first place in the Caruthersville Pitching Machine tournament. The All-Star team have been undefeated in the last three tournaments they have participated. The tournaments include Portageville, Hayti and Caruthersville. ...
Post 114 falls in shootout (07/24/07)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The final score of Monday evening's Senior Legion baseball game between Sikeston Post 114 and Jackson looked more like a football score as both teams exchanged blows for nearly four hours during the District 14 Tournament held at Capaha Field...
Emma Hayes (07/24/07)
SOUTHAVEN, Miss. - Emma Grace Hayes, born March 29, 2007, went to be with the Lord on July 20, 2007, at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital in Nashville, Tenn., due to pre-surgical complications from a congenital heart defect. Emma Grace went peacefully into God's presence in the arms of her father and mother, Robbie and Emily Hayes of Southaven, formerly of Madison...
Howard Davis (07/24/07)
SALEM, Ill. -- Howard Davis, formerly of Dexter, Mo., died July 23, 2007. Arrangements are incomplete at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Francile Spainhoward (07/24/07)
HENDERSON, Ky. -- Francile Fermon Ivie Spainhoward, 78, died July 22, 2007. Born June 24, 1929, daughter of the late Fermon and Carrie Ferrell Ivie, she worked for years in area restaurants and later became a private sitter for several local families...
Gary Harmon (07/24/07)
SIKESTON -- Gary C. Harmon, 65, died July 22, 2007, at St. Luke's Hospital in Kansas City. Born March 1, 1942, at Lamar, Ark., son of Ruth Thomas Powell of Morrilton, Ark. and the late Floyd Powell, he attended Sikeston Public Schools until entering the U.S. Army in 1960. He was employed by Jarvis Motor Company for 23 years. For the past nine years, he worked for First State Bank in Sikeston, and he was a member of First Baptist Church in Sikeston...
Geneva Henderson (07/24/07)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Geneva Henderson, 80, died at 1:35 p.m. July 22, 2007, at her home. Born July 23, 1926, at Crosno, to the late Willie A. and Maggie E. Fair Clemons, she lived most of her life in Mississippi County and was of the Baptist belief. On Jan. 23, 1943, she married Charley Henderson who preceded her in death on Sept. 18, 1987...
Births (Published 7/24) (07/24/07)
SIKESTON - Levitt Harrington is the parent of her fourth child, second daughter, born at 8:04 p.m. June 19, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Davayza Anjelise' Mills weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounches, and was 19.25 inches long. Maternal grandparent is Gertrude Harrington...
Looking Back 7/24 (07/24/07)
SIKESTON - The A&P Grocery Store will close in Sikeston because the store isn't able to find another location to move into. SIKESTON - The first planning meeting of the Delta Community Concert Association was held Tuesday in the community room of the First National Bank. Mrs. Jo Anne Fox, president, presided...
Not watching TV isn't worth the savings (07/24/07)
The headline got my interest. "How to Earn $1 Million by Not Watching TV" captured my attention since I could easily forfeit watching television for a while with that kind of payoff. But alas, the article was much less appealing than the headline...
Speakout 7/24 (07/24/07)
I am looking for a farm house that I can rent cheap. I will do some work on it if need be. I am an elderly woman. I want to be in the country so I can have a small garden. I don't like town. I would love to have at least a two bedroom. You can call me at 703-5656...