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Stories from Monday, August 27, 2007

DPS report (08/27/07)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston Department of Public Safety continues to investigate the burglary of Mr. B's Drive Up Package and more suspects have been arrested. On Aug. 9 around 1:15 a.m., Sikeston DPS received a burglar alarm from Mr. B's Drive Up Package,t 805 S. ...
Wait for marriage licenses abolished (08/27/07)
BENTON -- Couples applying for a marriage license will no longer have to make two trips to the county Recorder of Deeds office. Beginning Tuesday, a couple getting married in Missouri may obtain their license the same day they apply, if they will be married within 30 days, according to a news release from Scott County Recorder Tom Dirnberger...
DPS arrests one (08/27/07)
SIKESTON -- A Sikeston man has been arrested in connection with shots that were fired Thursday night. At 10:21 p.m. Thursday, Department of Public Safety Officers responded to a report of eight shots being fired on the 800 block of Ruth Street. Officials investigated the claim and later arrested Stacy Townsend in connection with the shots. He was charged with unlawful use of a weapon and remained in the Scott County Jail under $100,000 as of press time...
Gunman in robbery sought (08/27/07)
HAYTI - Law enforcement officials are still searching for a gunman who robbed the Pilot Travel Center here early today. At 12:53 a.m., the Pemiscot County Sheriff's Department received a 911 call reporting the business had been robbed by a lone black male armed with a gun. ...
Pad checkout (08/27/07)
Sikeston Jaycee Matt Drake adjust ear pads on a helmet Saturday morning during the Sikeston Jaycee Little League Football pad checkout at Frank Ferrell Football Field. The program which will have their opening game Sept. 15 has over 80, 5th and 6th grade students...
Day at the Park (08/27/07)
With a little help from his friends, a youngster slips across a water slide Saturday afternoon. The water slide was just one of the activities featured at the Day in the Park sponsored by the Sikeston Skate Committee. In addition the event included a motorcycle show by the Southeast Chapter of Bikers Against Child Abuse." The event is just one of several designed to raise funds for a skatepark in Sikeston...
Charleston National Guard will hold reunion (08/27/07)
SIKESTON -- A group of men hopes to remember their history and teach it to their families when they meet for a reunion in early September. From an idea that sprung two years ago, former members of the Charleston National Guard, which has been disbanded, will finally get together on Sept. 8...
Missouri state champs place second at tourney (08/27/07)
The Scott County Redbirds 11-year old baseball team recently returned with a second place finish during the Midwest Plains Regional Cal Ripken Tournament held in Grand Forks, N.D., July 25-29. To achieve this accomplishment, Scott County went undefeated in both the district and state tournaments held in Cape Girardeau and Chaffee, respectively. ...
Sports roundup (08/27/07)
POPLAR?BLUFF -- The Sikeston High School varsity softball team ran into a overpowering pitcher Friday at Poplar Bluff. Cindy Nippe allowed only one hit during the Lady Mules' 10-0 shutout of the Lady Bulldogs in a game that was called off after five innings...
Dorothy Clayton (08/27/07)
SIKESTON -- Dorothy Kathryn Clayton, 93, died Aug. 25, 2007, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. She was born June 19, 1914, in Hayti, daughter of the late Rev. Allen Dodd Rankin and Anna Parker Rankin. She was a member of First United Methodist Church, where she taught the Philathia Sunday School Class for several years, Eastern Star, Missouri State Teachers Association and Daughters of the American Revolution. ...
Dick Davis (08/27/07)
ORAN - Dick Davis, 94, died at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 25, 2007, at his daughter's home in Chaffee. Born Dec. 2, 1912, in Batesville, Miss., to the late James and Lula Bankston Davis, he was a retired self-employed farmer and a member of the First Baptist Church in Oran...
Margaret Crowden (08/27/07)
BELL CITY -- Margaret Marie Crowden, 64, died Aug. 27, 2007, at her daughter's home in Morley. Born Sept. 16, 1942, in Big Prairie, daughter of the late Monviul Dentin and Etheline Green Morgan, she was a member of the General Baptist Church in Randles...
Ruby Stark (08/27/07)
CHARLESTON -- Ruby M. Stark, 86, died at 5:50 a.m. Aug. 27, 2007, at the Bertrand Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Anna Vails (08/27/07)
DEXTER - Pallbearers for services conducted Sunday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Anna Laura Vails, 85, who died on Aug. 23, 2007, were: Brent Burleson, Kirk Rehkop, Glenn Hueckel, Luther George, Jeffery Hueckel and David Westmorlan.
Paul McWilliams (08/27/07)
BOISE, Idaho -- A friend of the community and veterinarian for 29 years at Orchard Animal Clinic Boise, Paul McWilliams, left us suddenly Wednesday evening, Aug. 22, 2007, of natural causes at St. Luke's Hospital. Born April 20, 1942, Paul was raised on a farm in Sikeston, Mo. He always loved and cared for the animals there and went on to receive his veterinary degree from the University of Missouri in 1968...
Looking Back 8/27 (08/27/07)
NEW MADRID - Gene Buckles, veteran umpire in the Southeast Missouri area, suffered head and arm injuries when stuck with a baseball bat, while calling a game in the New Madrid softball tournament last night. LILBOURN - Army Sgt. Frederick H. Tims, 21, of St. Louis, a former resident of Marston, was killed in combat in Vietnam in the Bong Son area...
Your view: Join the Life Chain (08/27/07)
Dear Editor, I have been watching with interest the plight of the Atlanta Falcon's quarterback, Michael Vick, in his most recent run-in with the law over his off-season part- time job of dog fighting. It is alleged that he was very involved in the training of these vicious animals and then gambling large sums of money on the fights. Any dogs having a losing season were often shot, drowned, hanged or electrocuted. Like most Americans, I was disgusted and outraged at this horrible story...
Speakout 8/27 (08/27/07)
When gas was $3 a gallon, Bush got all the credit for raising it to that point. Since everyone has to have gas, today Aug. 16, I noticed the price was $2.44. Why would he bring it down since evidently he controls the market? You know the national study showing that Missouri was the 35th worse state in the nation to drive in, they actually did that study in Sikeston, Mo. ...