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Stories from Wednesday, July 25, 2007

County works to equip trailer (07/25/07)
BENTON -- Having purchased a trailer from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for use as a Scott County Mobile Command Unit, Scott County officials are now in the process of equipping it. "We need to get it where it's operational," Presiding Commissioner Jamie Burger said during the regular County Commission meeting Tuesday...
Lemonade time (07/25/07)
Members of the First United Methodist Church fourth and fifth grade students Vacation Bible School plead for cars to stop during their lemonade stand Tuesday afternoon on Kingshighway. Over $200 was raised by the children which will be donated to the Sikeston Humane Society as part of their mission...
Showdown will feature local talent (07/25/07)
SIKESTON -- Anyone who thinks the Colgate Country Showdown is just a small contest couldn't be further from the truth. "I think people would be amazed at how good some of these people are," said Joe Bill Davis, station manager at B98, which is sponsoring the Saturday event at 55 North. "They're looking to further their career and we're just happy to be able to help them move their career on a little bit."...
Another close loss (07/25/07)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulls were back in action Tuesday night at VFW Stadium after a short All-Star break. On Public Safety night at the park, the Bulls came in riding the heels of an eight-game losing streak and looked to get back to winning form against the visiting Union City Greyhounds...
Third at state (07/25/07)
The Sikeston 10-year-old all-star baseball taem took third place at the Missouri state tournament in Washington, Mo., on July 22. Team players pictured are front row from left:?Ben Stallings, Wesley Shaw, Luke Williams, Austin Hay and Gabe Wheeler. Back row:?Timmy Fox, Shane Garrett, Tyler McClinton, Jacob Clark, Mack Marcum, Colton Hampton and Chase Gaines. Team manager is Shannon Garrett. Coaches are Tom Williams and Randy Gaines...
Marriage can be hard to bear (07/25/07)
I have been married for almost nine years and it is beginning to feel like I am losing all control in my marriage. The funny thing is my wife is so sly, I didn't even see it happening. She started out with the small things like having me hold her bags while we...
Patricia Allison (07/25/07)
HALLSVILLE - Patricia Ann Allison, 59, died July 21, 2007, at Hallsville as a result of injuries sustained in an auto accident. Born March 9, 1948, in Gideon, she was the daughter of Nell Cassie Sebourn Hughes of Clarkton and the late Thearon Odell Hughes...
Vera Wilkinson (07/25/07)
TOMBALL, Texas -- Vera Gertrude Stafford Wilkinson, 83, formerly of Cape Girardeau, Mo., died July 22, 2007, at Sam Houston Garden in Houston. Born July 21, 1924, the daughter of the late James and Emma Arnold Hodges, she was a supervisor at Davis Electric for many years. She was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary and the Order of the Eastern Star...
Howard Davis Sr. (07/25/07)
ALMA, Ill. - Howard Davis Sr., 69, died July 23, 2007, at his home. Born Aug. 20, 1937, in Dexter, Mo., son of the late Moy Wray and Hortense "Tensey" Farmer Davis, he was a former machine operator for Lincoln Engineering in St. Louis, Mo. and a Veteran of the U.S. Army, serving from 1957 until 1964...
Norman Heuring Sr. (07/25/07)
NEW HAMBURG - Norman J. Heuring Sr., 59, died July 24, 2007, at his home. Born Feb. 24, 1948, in Cape Girardeau, son of Charles John and Lucille Josephine Westrich Heuring, he had been an insurance salesman for New York Life, a car salesman for Cape GMC Pontiac and was a self-employed hay farmer. ...
Births (Published 7/25) (07/25/07)
SIKESTON - Gilbert Barrett and Melanie Hicks are the parents of their second child, second daughter, born at 8:25 a.m. June 22, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Dellana Mae Barrett weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 inches long...
Looking Back 7/25 (07/25/07)
SIKESTON - Frank H. Stevens is listed on the spring semester honor roll of University of Kansas School of Engineering. SIKESTON - Five committees were appointed to explore ways of improving substandard housing in Sikeston at a 9 a.m. meeting today at the Mid-Towner...
Mayor's bluntness is clearly needed (07/25/07)
Sikeston Mayor Mike Marshall was not pulling any punches Monday when he announced the formation of a new 4- man Housing Authority Public Safety Unit. Marshall gave notice to the "thugs and gangbangers" that their days are numbered in our community. He later asked if he had been too...
Your View: Support appreciated (07/25/07)
Dear Editor, I have been accepted to attend the Pre- Teen State Program. The only way I was afforded the ability to attend was through sponsorships from several businesses. I would like to the thank the following businesses for their generous sponsorships...
Speakout 7/25 (07/25/07)
My name is Tammy and I'm saying this with tears in my eyes. Yesterday my 16-year-old daughter was getting gas for her car when she shut the door with her hand in it and the doors were locked. She got the car unlocked and pulled her hand out with blood gushing from her hand. She was frantic and scared. She...