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Stories from Tuesday, September 11, 2007

Book recounts the life of local 'political great' (09/11/07)
CHARLESTON -- A book recounting the accomplishments of one of Missouri's greatest political figures -- a resident of Southeast Missouri -- is now available. A book signing scheduled Wednesday in Jefferson City for the release of "Warren Eastman Hearnes: A Memoir" by Rob Crouse will be attended by both the former governor and his first lady, Betty Hearnes, Hearnes confirmed Monday...
Traffic stop nets cash (09/11/07)
MINER -- A weekend traffic stop near Miner resulted in a seizure of a large amount of cash, after a daylong investigation. According to a Monday news release from Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter, a vehicle was stopped by Will McCormick, a Miner officer, for speeding on Interstate 55 Sunday morning. He and Scott County Deputy Ron Meredith conducted a search of the vehicle after the driver was arrested for operating a vehicle without a valid license and other traffic offenses...
Honoring the 9/11 victims (09/11/07)
Matthews Elementary School students recite the "Pledge of Allegiance" this morning for Patriot Day. The students and teachers paid their respects to those how lost their lives during 9/11.
Resident named to state board (09/11/07)
JEFFERSON CITY - A Sikeston resident was selected to serve on the Missouri Clean Water Commission. Gov. Matt Blunt announced the appointment Monday of Dr. Sam M. Hunter to serve an unexpired term on the board ending April 12, 2008. The appointment is subject to Senate confirmation...
Kelly students challenged to create a better school (09/11/07)
BENTON -- Students who are in middle or high school at Thomas W. Kelly will have a lasting reminder of the "Rachel's Challenge" presentation they participated in Monday to give them a bit of encouragement to think of others. At the end of each presentation, students had the opportunity to sign a banner, signaling they accepted the challenge they had just heard. That banner will be hung in a prominent place at the school...
Sixth inning pivotal during Sikeston loss (09/11/07)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- On Monday, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs traveled to Cape Girardeau, where they fell to the Notre Dame Lady Bulldogs by a score of 9-1. Sikeston, which played a solid game, defensively, against a very productive, offense-based Notre Dame squad, couldn't string together enough hits to produce more than one run...
SHS drops hard-hitting tilt to Cape (09/11/07)
SIKESTON -- Two of southeast Missouri's hardest-hitting middle hitters took center stage Monday night at the Sikeston High School Field House. As the Cape Central Tigers defeated the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs in three games 20-25, 25-22, 25-14, middle hitters Wendi Zickfield and Martika Davis developed an intense battle of their own...
NMCCMS captures wins vs. Kennett (09/11/07)
NEW MADRID -- The New Madrid County Central Middle School Football program got off to a perfect start Thursday with big wins over Kennett in seventh and eighth grade action. In the eighth grade contest, Lamonte Nelson scored on runs of 19 and 15 yards. Lorenzo Hill had 52-yard TD run to go along with two fumble recoveries. Jaylon Ross added an 11-yard run to paydirt and a nice interception in the second half...
Caroline Hefner (09/11/07)
DELTA - Caroline Louise Hefner, 87, died at 7:25 p.m. Sept. 9, 2007, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Born Nov. 27, 1919, at Bell City, to the late George and Nellie Mae Smith Brinkman, she was a homemaker and member of the Church of God of Prophecy at Delta...
Henry Cooper (09/11/07)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers for services to be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Henry F. Cooper, 85, who died on Sept. 10, 2007, will be: Dewey Davidson, John Davidson, Larry Rodgers, Chris Rodgers, Jeremy High and Jeff Winders.
Beverly Neubert (09/11/07)
SIKESTON - Beverly Ann Neubert, 80, died at 9:45 a.m. Sept. 10, 2007, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel of Sikeston.
Robert Sanders (09/11/07)
MATTHEWS - Robert Matthew Sanders, three-month-old son of Robert and Jessica Sanders, died Sept. 10, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. He was born June 6, 2007, in Cape Girardeau. In addition to his parents, survivors include: two brothers, Dylan Curry of Matthews and Tyler Sanders of Benton; paternal grandparents, Ray and Darlene Sanders of Sikeston; maternal grandmother, Cindi Stobaugh of Matthews; paternal great-grandparents, Robert and Lucille O'Leary of St. ...
Max Satterfield (09/11/07)
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Max Darrell Satterfield, 73, formerly of Cairo, Ill., died Sept. 9, 2007, at Memphis. Born Dec. 1, 1933, in Cairo, to the late Louis and Ima Atherton Satterfield, he was a 1951 graduate of Cairo High School. He attended Murray State University prior to joining the U.S. Army's 101st Airborne Unit in Fort Campbell, Ky. He retired in 1988 from the CIGNA Corporation after many years of service and was a longtime member of the Bellevue Baptist Church in Memphis...
Donald McWhirter (09/11/07)
HOUSE SPRINGS - Donald W. McWhirter, 72, died Sept. 8, 2007, at House Springs. Born Jan. 26, 1935, in Arkansas, he was the son of the late Ophalia Key and Robert McWhirter. He married Jerrie Fay who survives of the home. Other survivors include: one son, Jeffery McWhirter of House Springs; one daughter, Georgette McWhirter of House Springs; and one brother, Jimmy McWhirter of Melvern, Ark...
Looking Back 9/11 (09/11/07)
SIKESTON - Mrs. Mary Schillig has purchase the Jack and Jill Shop on South Kingshighway from Mrs. Mary Keaton and Mrs. Joy Alley. --- SIKESTON - Ella Louise Lutz, daughter of Mrs. Elola Shuppert and Ralph Carroll, son of Mrs. Emma Carroll, were married yesterday evening in a ceremony performed by the Rev. R.M. Talbert, pastor of the Christian Church at his home...
Bridging the river is now a safety issue (09/11/07)
The city of Sikeston will host a "bridge summit" next week to bring together officials from Kentucky and Missouri for a discussion on a new bridge spanning the Mississippi. The current bridge from Missouri to Cairo, Ill., is among the oldest and worst structural spans across the river. In light of the recent bridge disaster in Minnesota, everyone is taking a closer look at local bridges...
Your view: Prayers appreciated (09/11/07)
Dear friends, We would like to take this opportunity to thank the many people from all over Scott County for your prayers and concern while our son, Marine Lance Corporal Trent Walter, was deployed to Iraq. We are thrilled to say he has just returned from his combat tour to his base in 29 Palms, Calif. He was home in Scott County beginning Sept. 8 for his post-...
Speakout 9/11 (09/11/07)
The town of Morehouse has had a no burn order for several days now due to the dry weather. Everywhere you look someone has a fire going in their yards. Where are the police on this matter? Last week a man stopped and gave me a hand fixing my car at the Basic Gas Station on Broadway and Malone. I would like to return his tools. Please call me at 471-2629...