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Stories from Thursday, September 13, 2007

Two are arrested in school break-in (09/13/07)
CARUTHERSVILLE - Two men are facing charges in connection with the ransacking and burglary of the Cooter Elementary and High School buildings. Following an investigation Wednesday by officers with the Pemiscot County Sheriff's and Cooter Police departments, Mark Keith Galbraith of Cooter and Casey Lynn Flanagan of Steele were charged with second degree burlgary and stealing. Bond is set at $7,500 each...
Camera installed (09/13/07)
A worker from Hi-Tech Communications installs a security camera on Pine and Malone streets in Sikeston. Cameras will be installed in and around the Sikeston High School campus to allow coverage of the high school, Fifth and Sixth Grade Center and Matthews Elmentary. This is made possible through a Department of Justice school resource officer grant awarded to the city of Sikeston...
Sikeston nurses honored by state (09/13/07)
SIKESTON -- Two Sikeston R-6 registered nurses are recipients of the state's Asthma School Nursing Award. Nikki Vaught, R-6 health services coordinator; and Vickie Pratt, Lee Hunter Elementary school nurse, were honored by the Missouri Asthma Prevention and Control Program, a program of the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services...
Veterans return from Washington, D.C. (09/13/07)
SIKESTON -- For area World War II veterans who haven't visited the National World War II Memorial, the Honor Tour is a pleasure that shouldn't be missed. Five Sikeston veterans returned Sunday from an all-expense paid trip to the National Mall in Washington, D.C., to visit the memorial. The trips are organized by Rob Callahan of Poplar Bluff and paid for by donations to a non-...
East Prairie edges Sikeston (09/13/07)
SIKESTON -- On Wednesday afternoon, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs softball team suffered a slim 4-3 defeat to the East Prairie Lady Eagles at the Sikeston Sports Complex. "This win was a big win for us," East Prairie head coach Steve Stokes said. "We squeaked it out. It evened our record at .500 on the season, 3-3."...
Interesting matchup: SHS meets Dexter (09/13/07)
SIKESTON -- Before the start of the 2007 prep football season, not many sports prognosticators would have predicted the early-season fates of the Sikeston Bulldogs and the Dexter Bearcats. Sikeston, which went 2-8 in 2006, has already matched its win-total of a year ago after posting victories over Caruthersville (34-20) and Charleston (35-14) in Weeks 1 and 2...
Ruth Johnson (09/13/07)
LEACHVILLE, Ark. -- Mary Ruth Johnson, 90, died Sept. 11, 2007, at Twin Rivers Medical Center in Kennett, Mo. Born in Hornersville, Mo., she was a longtime resident of Leachville, where she taught in the public schools. She was a former librarian for Mississippi County Library System and a past member of the Mississippi County Hospital Board. A member of Leachville Baptist Church, she was also a member of Chapter AC of the PEO Sisterhood...
Lenora Taylor (09/13/07)
OAK RIDGE, Tenn. -- Lenora C. Taylor, 87, died Sept. 9, 2007, at the Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge. Born March 11, 1920, at Dexter, Mo., to the late Arthur O. and Cordella Moore, she had lived in Michigan for many years before moving to Oak Ridge in 1981...
Beverly Neubert (09/13/07)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers for services to be held at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Francis Xavier Church for Beverly Ann Neubert, 80, who died on Sept. 10, 2007, will be: Roger Sherman, John Klueppel, Shon Stratman, Jim Payne, James Hann and Mike Watson. Honorary pallbearers will be: Clarence Gragert, John Cobb, Robert Neubert, Ralph Neubert, Melvin Mhoon, Harold Myrick and L.J. Mhoon...
Robert Sanders (09/13/07)
MATTHEWS -- Pallbearers for services conducted today at Nunnleee Funeral Chapel for Robert Matthew Sanders, 3 months, who died Sept. 10, 2007, were: Mat Stobaugh, Aaron Dickson, Kenny Hodgkiss and Justin Sindle. Honorary pallbearers were: Sam Curtis, Blake Sindle, Doug Sanders and Dennis Sanders...
Clola Dufey (09/13/07)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers at services conducted Wednesday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Clola Opal Dufey, 98, who died Sept. 7, 2007, were: Ken Snider, Brian Snider, Henry Potter, Adam Hawkins, Steve Watkins and Darrell Penberthy.
Lelon Moore (09/13/07)
DEXTER -- Lelon Andrew Moore, 86, died Sept. 11, 2007, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center. Born Nov. 20, 1920, in Leachville, Ark., to the late Siles Monroe and Virdie Osborn Moore, he had lived in Aid for many years before living in St. Louis and Farmington. He returned to Dexter three years ago. He had worked as a house parent at the Presbyterian Children's Home in Farmington and was a member of the Baptist Church...
Births (Published 9/13) (09/13/07)
ORAN - Stephanie and David Hahn are the parents of their third child, second daughter, born at 11:59 a.m. July 27, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Bailey Denae Hahn weighed 5 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 18.5 inches long. Maternal grandparents are John and Paula Bertrand of Oran...
Looking Back 9/13 (09/13/07)
SIKESTON - Approval of a drivers' training program in the Sikeston High School was given at a meeting of the local school board last night, if details of the program can be arranged satisfactorily. --- SIKESTON - Ernest Harper gave a surprise dinner at the Rustic Rock Inn Thursday evening for his wife, the occasion being their wedding anniversary...
Criminal acts were brought on by hate (09/13/07)
Did you hear about these six white trash scum who held captive a young black woman and tortured and sexually assaulted her for nearly a week? The West Virginia incident - when read in detail - is one of the more abusive, inhumane cases on record. Somehow, these six managed to lure the young black girl to their trailer where they bound her, cut her, forced her to eat rat droppings and much, much more. ...
Your view: Get involved (09/13/07)
Dear Editor: The above points are facts, not opinions. These are national statistics as reported by the US Department of Justice. All of these national facts, hold true for citizens of southeast Missouri and sexual abuse happens right here in southeast Missouri ...
Speakout 9/13 (09/13/07)
Mike's editorial on NBC Dateline was very good. On the other hand, I want to go a step further. Now, these chat lines these gentlemen were on, they supposedly were adult chat lines. Were they not? I was just wondering when a smart attorney is going to get a hold of that and free some of the clients. Nonetheless, I wonder how many of these people were thinking that these girls were just kidding about their age because it was an adult chat line. Food for thought...