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Stories from Tuesday, July 31, 2007

'Tough Enough to Wear Pink' raises funds, awareness for cancer (07/31/07)
SIKESTON -- As community manager of health initiatives at the American Cancer Society's office in Sikeston, Marcie Lawson often helps fit women for wigs to wear after they've lost their hair due to chemotherapy. Because of that, Lawson knows just how important it is they have access to the wigs...
3 arrested on drug charges (07/31/07)
CARUTHERSVILLE - Three persons were arrested by the Missouri Highway Patrol on drug charges. On July 14, at approximately 10:21 a.m., a member of the Missouri State Highway Patrol stopped a truck traveling north on Interstate 155 at the E-2 North Weigh Station...
New Madrid County residents on path to better health (07/31/07)
LILBOURN - Good health begins one step at a time. Local health officials believe they are off on the right foot with new programs and especially with two new walking tracks to promote a healthy lifestyle for New Madrid County residents. The walking trails were formally dedicated in ceremonies here and at Gideon on Monday...
Bulls avoid elimination, top Pirates (07/31/07)
DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. -- The Sikeston Bulls kept their season alive on Monday night with a 6-1 victory at Tradewater in a KIT League Tournament game. The contest was a single-elimination game, with the winner getting a best-of- three series with top-seeded Fulton...
Heartland East ends season for Squirrels (07/31/07)
WILLISTON, N.D. -- The Charleston Fighting Squirrels put up one heck of a fight against Heartland East, but in the end, the climb through the loser's bracket proved to be their undoing during Monday afternoon's Senior Babe Ruth Midwest Plains Regional Tournament championship game...
Jimmie Kyle (07/31/07)
SIKESTON - Jimmie Kyle, 71, died July 30, 2007. Visitation will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday followed by services at 1 p.m. Burial will follow in Garden of Memories Cemetery. Pallbearers will be: Chester Bell, Vernon Smith, Edsel Wylie, Bill Littleton, Craig Littleton and James McGee...
George M. Renfroe (07/31/07)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers for services held Monday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for George M. Renfroe, 64, who died July 26, 2007, were: Kory Rose, Todd Renfroe, Kendall Ayers, Bart Grant, Tim Foust, Robert Brown and Steve Wade.
Virgie Poe (07/31/07)
ARNOLD - Virgie C. Poe, 81, formerly of Portageville, died July 27, 2007, at her home. Born Nov. 27, 1925, at Sturdivant, she was the daughter of the late John and Grace Bryant. Survivors include: one son, John Poe; one daughter and son-in-law, Rhonda and Alan Straub; one brother, Raymond Bryant; three sisters, Vernie Pulley, Katherine Phillips and Freda Call; four grandchildren; and a special friend, Judy Averbeck...
Lucille Loafman (07/31/07)
MALDEN - Lucille Loafman, 79, died July 27, 2007, at the Golden Living Center in Malden. Born July 18, 1928, in Campbell, to the late Walter and Alaska Stephens King, she was a member of Bethany General Baptist Church and had retired as the manager for the shoe department from Wal-Mart in Malden...
Michael Mallard (07/31/07)
SIKESTON - Michael Lee Mallard, 50, died July 30, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Nov. 10, 1956, in Sikeston, son of the late Rolland L. and Bernice Traw Mallard, he was employed by Stockade Buildings and was of the Baptist belief...
Maria Lawson (07/31/07)
SIKESTON -- Maria Antonita Lawson, 83, died July 27, 2007, at her home. Born May 11, 1923, in Rome, Italy, daughter of the late Antonio and Marie Deri Egidi, she was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Sikeston. On Oct. 14, 1945, in Foggia, Italy, she married Billie Charles Lawson, who preceded her in death on Aug. 4, 2002...
Gene McAnulty (07/31/07)
FOLEY - Harold "Gene" McAnulty, 68, died July 29, 2007, at Lincoln County Medical Center. Born April 29, 1939, at Luxoria, Ark., son of the late William Roosevelt and Mary Atha McGarity McAnulty, he worked for 13 years as a self-employed construction contractor...
Looking Back 7/31 (07/31/07)
SIKESTON - Mrs. Evelyn Burns entertained guests at her home in honor of her daughter, Judy Faye, who celebrated her eighth birthday. SIKESTON - Recovery Inc. was the name chosen for the group of Sikeston ministers and laymen who are organizing to find ways of improving conditions in Sunset Addition and other areas where there is substandard housing. The group is in the process of forming a corporation...
Who are real brains behind the research (07/31/07)
When it comes to medical research, count me in. I want those brilliant minds to work overtime trying to find a cure for every ailment that inflicts mankind. I have long advocated that drug companies spend more on research and development and less on their executives' salaries...
Speakout 7/31 (07/31/07)
I'm a resident of New Madrid, Mo., and I'm very concerned about our water supply. Some days when I run my shower water or tub bath, it's brown. There's been no boil order water. They're not out working on the hydrant. One day it tastes like chlorine and I feel like I'm drinking water out of my swimming pool. ...