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Stories from Tuesday, September 4, 2007

Scott County's 911 still on the cutting edge (09/04/07)
SIKESTON -- A lot of things have changed over the last 10 years for Scott County's 911 dispatching center -- some for the better, some not so much. "Technology-wise, we are a lot more advanced," said Joe Burton, emergency management director for Scott County and former E-911 administrator. "Financially, we're a lot worse off."...
Accident keep local patrol busy (09/04/07)
MATTHEWS -- A Matthews man was injured after his pickup truck overturned in a ditch Sunday evening in New Madrid County. According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, at 8:21 p.m. on a private property located at 1261 State Highway AE in Matthews, the accident occurred as a vehicle driven by James A. Hann, 43, traveled backward into a ditch and overturned. He was air evacuated to Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, where he was treated for moderate injuries...
Hit and run: Police seek driver (09/04/07)
CHARLESTON -- Law enforcement officials are still searching for the motorist who struck and killed a Charleston man early Sunday. According to Charleston Department of Public Safety Director Robert E. Hearnes Jr., about 1 a.m. Sunday the agency was notified of a male lying on the road in the 400 block of West Ada Street in Charleston. ...
Neighborly fun (09/04/07)
A child takes a spin on the motorcycle ride Saturday afternoon at the Benton Neighbor Days. People came out Friday and Saturday for the rides, games, food and more.
Local schools have good showing in tournament (09/04/07)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - The Notre Dame Classic softball tournament was once again a huge success, as many local teams battled it out on the diamond, but in the end the home-field Notre Dame Lady Bulldogs proved to be too much for everyone, including the Kelly Lady Hawks, as they won the championship game 9-0 in seven innings...
Velma Farrenburg (09/04/07)
KENNETT -- Velma Marie Farrenburg, 83, formerly of the Farrenburg community in New Madrid County, passed away at 4:15 a.m. Sept. 1, 2007, at the NHC Nursing Facility in Kennett. She was born Nov. 16, 1923, at Lamar, Ark., daughter of the late Thomas Frank and Augusta Christine Doerr Sparks. ...
Shirley Ivie (09/04/07)
CHARLESTON - Shirley Ann Shankle Ivie, 68, died at 11:40 a.m. Sept. 2, 2007, at her home. Born May 22, 1939, in Charleston, to the late Rex Martin and Ruby May English Shankle, she had lived her entire life in Charleston where she was a member of the Church of Christ. She had been employed with Jakel Manufacturing for five years until her retirement...
Jay Snider (09/04/07)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers at services conducted Saturday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for John A. "Jay" Snider, 44, who died Aug. 28, 2007, were: Dewayne Robey, Mike Long, Doug Kirkpatrick, Todd Weathers, Roger Cochran and Gerald Willems...
Jimmie Davis (09/04/07)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers at services conducted Saturday at Chalk Bluff Cemetery in Dexter for Jimmie Gale Davis, 63, who died Aug. 29, 2007, were: Tim Stromatt, Freddie Lamunion, Donald Smith, Doyle Bruce, Jerry Davis and Russell Goodman.
Barry Barnes (09/04/07)
DUDLEY - Barry James Barnes, 44, died Aug. 31, 2007, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born Feb. 1, 1963, in Dexter, son of James H. "Jim" Barnes of Dudley and the late Mary Ellen Williams Barnes, he had lived in the Dudley area all his life. He was a farm worker until his health forced his retirement...
Bud Street (09/04/07)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Francis E. "Bud" Street, 92, formerly of Sikeston, died at 4:30 a.m. Sept. 2, 2007, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Born July 11, 1915, in Commerce, to the late John Edward and Emma Isabel Reagan Street, he was a U.S. ...
James Johnson (09/04/07)
PLANO, Texas -- James David Johnson, 80, died Sept. 1, 2007, at Plano. Born March 12, 1927, in Arkansas, he was the son of the late Darris Governor and Minnie Bell McDougall Johnson. On Sept. 9, 1953, in New Madrid, Mo., he married Evelyn A. Chidester who preceded him in death on Sept. 21, 1998...
Donald Alley (09/04/07)
SIKESTON -- Donald Eugene Alley, 69, died at 7:05 p.m. Sept. 1, 2007, at Sikeston Health Care. Born Nov. 2, 1937, in Sikeston, he was the son of the late Preston E. and Joy Caudle Alley. Survivors include a special friend, Louise Conn of Sikeston, and the staff of Sikeston Health Care...
Richard Swaim (09/04/07)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Richard H. Swaim, 88, died Aug. 31, 2007, at St. Francis Hospital. Born Sept. 27, 1918, in Memphis, Tenn., son of the late George H. and Anne Dickson Swaim, he attended high school in Kansas City, Mo. and graduated in 1937 from Central Methodist University. ...
Rose Crump (09/04/07)
MARYLAND HEIGHTS -- Rose Mary Crump, 74, died at 5:45 a.m. Sept. 1, 2007, at her home. Born Dec. 17, 1932, in University City, daughter of the late Francis Bernard and Mary Ethel Montgomery Hanlon, she had been a machine operator at General Electric in St. Louis and later worked as the store manager at K-Mart in St. Louis. She was a member of St. John Bosco Church in Maryland Heights...
Joseph Munger (09/04/07)
SIKESTON - Joseph A. Munger Jr., 67, died Sept. 2, 2007, at his home. Born June 7, 1940, at Cape Girardeau, to the late Joseph A. and Decima Parrish Munger Sr., he taught at Sikeston Public Schools from 1971 to 1999. He was a U.S. Army veteran, a member of First United Methodist Church, a member and past master of Sikeston Masonic Lodge No. 310, an amateur radio operator and a member of Sikeston R.C. Flyers...
Jamie Harbin (09/04/07)
SAVANNAH, Tenn. -- James Elbert "Jamie" Harbin, 87, died Aug. 31, 2007. Born Sept. 19, 1919, in Hardin County, son of the late Abram and Rosa Etter McMullen Harbin, he had assembled furniture at Ripley Industries and was a farmer. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army where he had been an military police escort guard...
Looking Back 9/4 (09/04/07)
SIKESTON - Col. B.E. Patterson and John G. Powell have purchased the Satterfield lot on East Center Street, on which the Sadler Grocery and L.H. Vick shop is located. --- SIKESTON - B.B. Tatum announced today that he has sold his Texaco bulk plant, warehouses and trucks to the Texas Co...
Speakout 9/4 (09/04/07)
I think Bush is really nice. I think he's a good Christian person. I think it's a shame how they've talked about him and how he acts and all this and that. I think he's a good Christian boy. And I think he's tried about the war and everything. He's not the only one. ...