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Stories from Monday, August 13, 2007

LaForge worman celebrates her 100th birthday (08/13/07)
LaFORGE - At 100, Lillian Harber Glass speaks rarely anymore but she doesn't have to. Instead, her family and friends say, her works over the past century speak for her. Saturday they gathered to pay tribute to the woman who served as a leader, teacher, mentor, mother and more to many in Southeast Missouri...
Cowboy Up! (08/13/07)
Above: Alex Ellis, 6, of Sikeston visits with rodeo bullfighters during Saturday's "Lunch with the Rodeo Clowns" which took place in the Legion Park in downtown Sikeston Saturday as part of the Cowboy Up! activities. Right:?JoAnn Deere talks about a quilt, while other Bootheel Quilters Guild members display and turn it during one of the bed turnings at the group's biannual show at the Clinton Building on Saturday. ...
Cowboy cookoff (08/13/07)
Dennis Spurlock, pictured left, and Bob Myers of the Bluff City Sweet Loins cook team prepare their entry for the Cowboy Cookoff rib competition Saturday at the Sikeston Sports Complex in Sikeston. Also pictured in the background is cook team member John Farquhar...
Rodeo Fourth round/Final results (08/13/07)
KEY: Name, stock (if applicable), score or time BAREBACK RIDING 1. Royce Ford, Vanderbilt, 83; 2. Andy Martinez, Spade, 81; 3. Eric Swenson, Python, 80; 4. (tie) Wes Stevenson, Cat Ballou, 79, Jason Wylia, Griz, 79; 6. (tie) Will Lowe, Little Brew, 78, Tom McFarland, Dusty Trails, 78; 8. Sheldon Rinkes, Four Bears, 76; 9. (tie) Larry Carter, Strike Fire, 75, Forest Bramwell, Little Joe, 75; 11. Tim Wilkinson, Shady Lady, 70. Did not qualify: Eric Van Cleve, Dollar, 0...
Competition as hot as the temperature (08/13/07)
SIKESTON -- After the 55th Annual Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo drew to a close Saturday night, it proved to be another great year in the Jaycee's history of the event. With a large crowd on hand, rodeo fans were ready to watch some of the best cowboys in the country...
Donald Parsley (08/13/07)
PUXICO -- Donald Levi Parsley, 80, died on Aug. 12, 2007, at his home near Puxico. Born Oct. 21, 1926, in Puxico, son of the late D.T. and Vida Allen Parsley, he had lived in the Puxico area all his life. He was a row crop and livestock farmer and a road grader operator for Duck Creek Township for several years. He was a member of the Duck Creek Baptist Church for more than 50 years and had served as secretary-treasurer for many years. He belonged to the Mingo Tractor Club...
James Poley (08/13/07)
EAST PRAIRIE -- James E. Poley, 80, died at 9:30 p.m. Aug. 11, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born July 2, 1927, in Mississippi County, to the late Robert William and Jen Nettie Burnes Poley, he had had lived his entire life in Mississippi County where he was employed in farming. He was of the Baptist belief...
Eva Primm (08/13/07)
BERTRAND -- Eva M. Primm, 76, formerly of Johnston City, Ill., died at 7:07 p.m. Aug. 9, 2007, at her family home. Born March 6, 1931, in Centerville, daughter of the late William Thomas and Elma Kirkendall Shubert, she had retired from Allen Industries. She was of the Baptist belief...
John Dolan Sr. (08/13/07)
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- John L. Dolan Sr., 87, died Aug. 10, 2007, at St. Francis Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo. A retired director for Memphis Funeral Home, he served Mid-South families for 56 years. He was past president of the East Memphis Lion's Club and a past district governor. He also served as president and chairman of the Mid-South Eye Bank...
Johnnie Miller (08/13/07)
SIKESTON - Johnnie Miller, 70, died Aug. 13, 2007, at her daughter's home in Benton. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home of Sikeston.
Jerome Weems (08/13/07)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Jerome Weems, 54, died at midnight Aug. 12, 2007, in the East Prairie Nursing Center. Born Aug. 30, 1952, in the Bement Community to Julie Mallie Carlyle Weems of the home and the late William Thomas Weems, he lived in East Prairie most of his life, where he attended the Full Gospel Church...
Glenda Herring (08/13/07)
SIKESTON -- Glenda Herring, 60, died Aug. 12, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Births (Published 8/13) (08/13/07)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Joanie Fowler and Chad Bradley are the parents of their second child, first daughter, born at 12:29 p.m. June 30, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Lillian Maevelyn Fowler weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 19.5 inches long...
Looking Back 8/13 (08/13/07)
60 years ago Aug. 13, 1947
Be wise, be wary on Facebook (08/13/07)
Ah, Facebook -- the ultimate communication tool and photo album for millions, especially high school and college students. With a number of new applications, Facebook has grown tremendously over the past few years. Last month it made the news when someone blackmailed Amy Polumbo, A.K.A. Miss New Jersey, with pictures taken off of her Facebook profile...
Speakout 8/13 (08/13/07)
It's interesting that the Sikeston paper would print the results of a karate tournament out of a school from Cape Girardeau. Sports must be getting kind of slow in Sikeston. They're just carbon copies of the original anyway. I truly believe that the reason there is so much crime in a small town like Sikeston is because the police department isn't doing their job. ...