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Stories from Thursday, September 20, 2007

Off-duty officer shot in attempted robbery (09/20/07)
CARUTHERSVILLE -- A communications officer with the Pemiscot County Sheriff's Department is in critical but stable condition after being shot while trying to wrestle a gun from an assailant during an attempted robbery Wednesday afternoon. According to a news release from the Caruthersville Police Department, Jack Owens, 44, was off duty when he was shot at America's Cash Advance, located at 313 Ward Ave. ...
Man's marriage proposal helped along by East Prairie policemen (09/20/07)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Jenifer Hubbert went to town to get a soda, and she ended up with an engagement ring -- and a run-in with the law. Earlier this month Hubbert's boyfriend, Ronnie Vinson of East Prairie, planned a marriage proposal that involved a traffic stop in the middle of town and Hubbert believing her boyfriend was being arrested...
Lady Hawks dominate Lady Pirates (09/20/07)
BENTON - The Kelly Lady Hawks defeated the Perryville Lady Pirates Wednesday afternoon, in six innings, due to the 10-run mercy rule, 11-1. For the Lady Hawks, it was their second victory against Perryville in one week, as they defeated them over the weekend in the Jackson Invitational as well...
Charleston dispatches Dexter, 6-3 (09/20/07)
DEXTER -- The Charleston Lady Bluejays tennis team traveled to Dexter and left with a 6-3 win Wednesday afternoon. Charleston coach Seth Benton was pleased with his girls performance, especially after a tight 5-4 loss to Carbondale Tuesday on the road. "The girls played pretty well after yesterday's long match at Carbondale," Benton said...
SHS rallies for third win (09/20/07)
SIKESTON -- One week ago the East Prairie Lady Eagles softball team traveled to Sikeston and took advantage of several Lady Bulldogs errors to post a 4-3 win. On Wednesday, the roles were reversed as Sikeston made use of several Lady Eagle errors and rallied from a 6-3 deficit to win 7-6...
Sikeston loses on late goal (09/20/07)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldog soccer team continued their long road trip in DeSoto Wednesday and lost a heartbreaker 2-1. "The effort was there and we had a lot of opportunities," said Sikeston coach Derrick Long. "We outshot them 18-12." Sikeston scored the first goal of the game in the 26th minute when Robert Brooks kicked the ball in the net on an assist from Jordan Davis...
Bulldogs to face tough test Friday (09/20/07)
SIKESTON - As week four rolls around in high school football, the Sikeston Bulldogs are looking to bounce back from a tough loss last week to a difficult Dexter Bearcat squad. "We've practiced hard this week," head coach Kent Gibbs said. "We'll be ready to play. The kids didn't like taking that loss last week and we know Jackson will be just as tough. They've got a great club."...
Lois Gordon (09/20/07)
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Lois M. Gordon, 80, formerly of Lilbourn, Mo., died Sept. 18, 2007, at her home in Memphis. Born May 11, 1927, in Portageville, Mo., daughter of the late Henry and Florence Christine Baehr French, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Lilbourn. She had been a self-employed hairdresser in Portageville. She later moved to Memphis where she was a stylist for Goulds and later a property manager...
Robert Lancaster (09/20/07)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Robert Olan Lancaster, 70, formerly of East Prairie, died Sept. 17, 2007, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Oct. 7, 1936, and raised by his late grandparents, Rolan and Gladys Lancaster of East Prairie. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Jean (Hubbard) Lancaster, of 48 years, together with their son Rodney and his wife, Aya and grandson, Robert (Bobby) Makino Lancaster of Osaka, Japan; two brothers, Ronnie Holcomb (Julie) of Marion, Ind. ...
Lena Thomas (09/20/07)
PORTAGEVILLE - Evalene "Lena" Thomas, 78, died Sept. 18, 2007, at Heartland Care Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 11, 1929, in Humboldt, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Chester and Mary Hicks. She married Walter Thomas, who preceded her in death...
Virgil Gilkey (09/20/07)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers at services held Monday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Chapel in Dexter for Virgil Lee Gilkey, 73, who died Sept. 16, 2007, were: James Whitledge, Mark Churchill, Corey Godsey, Carl Edwards, Mike Watkins and Steve Watkins.
Looking Back 9/20 (09/20/07)
SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. C.L. Blanton Sr. were hosts last night at an anniversary dinner for employees and friends of the Daily Standard in the banquet room of the Hotel Dunn. SIKESTON - The 14.9 mile stretch of Interstate 55 from New Madrid south to Portageville is 60 percent completed...
Speakout 9/20 (09/20/07)
No, God did not make people gay, nor were they born gay. They just choose to be gay because they want to be like animals. They just act like animals. All animals act like gay people, too. All I can say is that an animal is an animal. I want to speak out about how someone said that woman wasn't supposed to rule over man. ...