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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Stories from Friday, August 10, 2007

Singing for the crowd (08/10/07)
Dierks Bentley entertained the crowd Thursday night at the Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo. Tonight's entertainer is Clay Walker
Harder than it looks (08/10/07)
SIKESTON -- The performers at the rodeo are, arguably, one of the biggest draws. Sure, you have the die-hard rodeo fans who come just to see the bucking horses and cowboys and cowgirls attempting to beat one another's time in the arena. But lots of times, people choose what one or two nights to attend the rodeo solely based on who is entertaining...
Airport layout update funded (08/10/07)
SIKESTON -- Mississippi County may receive up to $67,000 to update its airport's layout plan. County Clerk Junior DeLay presented County Commissioners with a letter received Wednesday from the Missouri Department of Transportation which advised the county was approved for state aviation trust fund participation in MoDOT's Statewide Transportation Improvement Program for state fiscal years 2008 through 2012...
Commissioners assess E-911 situation (08/10/07)
BENTON -- Scott County's E-911 is in need of some changes. The problem is, commissioners don't know what to do with it. "We're trying to assess what the situation is, what we can and can't do," Commissioner Ron McCormick said during Thursday's regular meeting...
Back to school fair (08/10/07)
Four-year-old Kamora Little has her face painted at the DAEOC Back to School Fair held at the Sikeston Field House Thursday. Children were provided with school supplies at the Fair while other informational booths were set up for parents.
Kicking it ...soccer style (08/10/07)
Sikeston High School senior Scott Droddy works on a drill during soccer practice earlier this week at the Sikeston Sports Complex. The Bulldogs begin the 2007 season by hosting Hillsboro on Aug. 27 before competing in the Notre Dame Tournament at Cape Girardeau from Aug. 30 through Sept. 1...
Second round of rodeo competition (08/10/07)
KEY: Name, stock (if applicable), score or time BAREBACK RIDING 1. Jason Jeter, Joy Stick, 85; 2. Zach Dishman, Griz, 81; 3. Josh Shackleford, High Tower, 80; 4. Ryan Stutes, Showdown, 79; 5. Scotty Drennan, Python, 77; 6. Bo Casper, Little Joe, 76; 7. Larry Sandvick, Crockadot Trail, 75. Did not qualify: Jason Paris, Shad Lady, 0...
Fans have treat with area talent (08/10/07)
SIKESTON -- With nine competitors from Missouri, there was a local flavor Thursday night during Round 2 of the 55th Annual Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo inside Art Saunders Arena at the Sikeston Rodeo Grounds. Naylor natives Amanda Clayman and Lori Amoss, who are sisters and barrel racers, along with Ben Ray from Bertrand, and his team roping partner, Jason Stroup, from Pollard, were some names area rodeo fans might have as neighbors. ...
Priscillia Gott (08/10/07)
DEXTER -- Priscilla Ann Gott, 81, died Aug. 8, 2007, at her home. Born April 9, 1926, in Dover, Ark., daughter of the late Sam and Cassie Hollabaugh Gillam, she was a homemaker. She was first married to Chester West. She later married Eugene Gott on Sept. 19, 1949, at Dover, who preceded her in death on July 13, 2001...
Bud Cogdill (08/10/07)
FENTON - Granvel Marcus "Bud" Cogdill, 83, formerly of East Prairie, died at 10 p.m. Aug. 8, 2007, at St. Anthony's Hospital in St. Louis. Born May 6, 1924, at Williford, Ark., to the late James F. and Roxa Muriel Cannon Cogdill, he had lived most of his life in the St. Louis area where he was employed with a paper factory until his retirement and was a member of the Teamsters Union...
Freda Courter (08/10/07)
DEXTER - Freda M. Courter, 81, died Aug. 9, 2007, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born Aug. 10, 1925, in Gideon, daughter of the late Adrian and Gertrude Nelson Fleetwood, she was a housewife and a member of the Dexter Church of Christ...
Carmelita Rolwing (08/10/07)
CHARLESTON -- Carmelita L. Rolwing, 90, died Aug. 10, 2007, at the Charleston Manor. Arrangements are incomplete with the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Jerry Smith (08/10/07)
MORLEY -- Jerry W. Smith, 69, died Aug. 9, 2007. Arrangements are incomplete with the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Joyce Liebl (08/10/07)
SIKESTON - Joyce Liebl, 58, died Aug. 10, 2007, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home of Sikeston.
Births (Published 8/10) (08/10/07)
BENTON -- Misti and William Fletcher III are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 1:26 p.m. June 29, 2007, at St. Francis Medical Center's Family BirthPlace in Cape Girardeau. Madelynn Marie Fletcher weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces, and was 19 inches long...
Looking Back 8/10 (08/10/07)
SIKESTON - Roy Pryor was seriously injured this noon when the motor scooter he was riding was struck by a large truck at Malone and Stoddard streets. SIKESTON - The Rotary Club entertained the Little League baseball team it sponsors last night at a fried chicken picnic in the shelter house at City Park. The team was accompanied by its coaches...
Speakout 8/10 (08/10/07)
Take care of our own I agree with Michael Jensen on the foreign trade. Most of these foreign countries have our jobs that we used to have in the good ole USA. And now they are trying to poison us by putting stuff in our toothpaste. They are putting lead paint in Fisher Price toys. ...