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Stories from Monday, August 20, 2007

United Way preps for bigger campaign (08/20/07)
SIKESTON - Working with volunteers who are dedicated to ensuring that agencies in the area are able to provide vital services to friends, neighbors, families or co-workers is what drew Anna Ferrell to the Sikeston/Bootheel Area United Way. Ferrell is serving her second year as chairman of the local United Way effort, which this year has expanded its role in Southeast Missouri as indicated by its new name. ...
Alleged bank robbers to be arraigned (08/20/07)
NEW MADRID - Arraignment is scheduled today for three men charged with the robbery of the Bank of New Madrid's Lilbourn branch Friday afternoon. Darnell Moon, 19; Keith Moon, 18; and Lance Lewis, 21, are to be arraigned in Division II of New Madrid County Circuit Court before Judge Charles Spitler on charges of first degree robbery and armed criminal action. All have Cape Girardeau addresses...
Rodeo fun (08/20/07)
A junior division competitor completes her run in the goat roping competition during the annual 4-H rodeo Saturday at the Sikeston Jaycee Rodeo Grounds. Kids of all ages from around the area competed in the day-long event.
DPS announces three arrests (08/20/07)
SIKESTON -- Two Sikeston teenagers have been arrested for robbery, and a Sikeston man was arrested for drug trafficking. Jeremy Dewayne Scott, 19, and Cornelius Lewis Turner, 19, were arrested Wednesday, according to a Sikeston Department of Public Safety news release...
Program keeps parents informed (08/20/07)
SIKESTON -- Gone at some area schools are older forms of communication such as phone trees and letters to parents. They are being replaced by SchoolReach systems, which provide recorded messages from school officials in an emergency or just for general announcements, such as cancellations...
Don Jr Thomason (08/20/07)
LILBOURN -- Don Jr Thomason , 78, died Aug. 17, 2007, at his home. Born Sept. 13, 1928, in Newport, Ark., he was the son of the late Don and Laura Scudder Thomason Sr. He married Virginia Alexander who preceded him in death. Survivors include: two daughters, Pat Kallemeier and Mona Clements of New Madrid; two brothers, Malvorn Thomason and Allan Thomason of Marston; two sisters, Joyce Alexander of Lilbourn and Lottie Joyce of New Madrid; one grandson, Bryan DeProw of New Madrid; three granddaughters, Renee Henson and Christy Keene of Sikeston and Tammy Thomason of Guilford; and six great-. ...
LaFayette McCoy (08/20/07)
BENTON - LaFayette McCoy, 88, died Aug. 19, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Amick-Burnett Funeral Home in Scott City.
Billy Beck (08/20/07)
SIKESTON -- Billy Beck, 73, died Aug. 19, 2007, at the Life Care Center of Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home.
Gladis Mai Beeson (08/20/07)
NEW MADRID -- Gladis Mai Gates Beeson, 59, of New Madrid, was born Oct. 13, 1947, in Tyronza, Ark. and passed away Aug. 18, 2007 at the Golden Living Center in New Madrid. Her beloved father, Casey Gates preceded her on Feb. 3, 2007. Three special brothers, Charles Gates, Bobby Gates and Jimmy Ray Gates also preceded her in death...
Bill Harris (08/20/07)
SIKESTON - Bill R. Harris, 60, died Aug. 18, 2007, at his home in Sikeston. Born Feb. 6, 1947, in Sikeston, son of Dorothy Abbott Cobb, he attended the Gray Ridge Baptist Church and worked for Tyson Foods before his retirement. On Dec. 30, 1977, he married Alma Coatney, who survives of the home...
Charles Bixler (08/20/07)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Charles L. Bixler, 73, formerly of Canalou, died at 6 p.m. Aug. 18, 2007, in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 24, 1933, at Steele, to the late Roy Lee and Addie Elizabeth Hampton Bixler, he was educated in the Canalou school system. He later joined the U.S. ...
Gary Mainord (08/20/07)
NEW MADRID -- Gary Wayne Mainord, 55, died Aug. 16, 2007, at his home. Born June 3, 1952, in Sikeston, to Jimmie Lee and Bernice Bledsoe Mainord of Lilbourn, he lived his entire life in New Madrid County. He graduated from Lilbourn High School in 1971 and was a former farmer. He was a member of the American Legion Post 595 of New Madrid and Eagles Aerie 4206 of New Madrid...
Births (Published 8/20) (08/20/07)
Stanfield BERNIE -- Travis and Stephanie Stanfield are the parents of their second child, second son, born at 5:47 p.m. July 12, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. James Taylor Stanfield weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 20 inches long...
Looking Back 8/20 (08/20/07)
SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Carl C. Wilkinson announce the coming wedding of their daughter, Amy Irene, to Robert Allen McCord Jr., on Sept. 3. SIKESTON - Vandals plagued a three-block section of Ruth Street Monday night, writing obscenities on cars and on the pavement...
Speakout 8/20 (08/20/07)
I'm calling about this that's been in the SpeakOut about these old people and some of these young ones that's been too lazy to work. If you can get out and make a dollar then you better do it. A dollar is better than nothing. A lot of these old people that have worked all these years, they started out at 50 cents or a dollar. ...