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Stories from Sunday, September 23, 2007

Honor Wall ceremony (09/23/07)
Sikeston R-6 superintendent Steve Borgsmiller hugs Brenda Munger after presenting her with the Honor Wall certificate for Joe Munger, her late husband. A former teacher at clock operator at Sikeston, Joe Munger was one of many honored in the Hall of Fame-Honor Wall induction ceremony held at halftime of the Jackson/Sikeston football game Friday night...
Here's looking at you - from the inside out (09/23/07)
SIKESTON -- Thanks to a new pill, doctors at Missouri Delta Medical Center can now more accurately diagnose gastrointestinal disorders of the small intestine, through a process called capsule endoscopy. "This hospital now has the technology to study the entire gastrointestinal tract," said Ly Phan, a general surgeon at MDMC. "Up to now, we've never been able to visualize the small intestine without a surgical procedure."...
Campaign seeks to make soldiers' holidays happier (09/23/07)
SIKESTON -- Marilyn Huffstutler was looking for a way to help troops and their families -- and then it hit her. She had the perfect set up and a great partner to make it happen. So Huffstutler and her sister, Debbie Aters, came up with "A Soldiers' Christmas" -- their effort to send care packages for troops serving overseas this Christmas...
Jackson defense keeps Bulldogs out of endzone (09/23/07)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs played host to the Jackson Indians on Friday evening at Sikeston Public Schools Stadium, taking their second disappointing loss of the season by a score of 42-0. The Bulldogs fell hard to a very well-balanced Jackson club...
NMCC pulls away from Charleston in second half (09/23/07)
NEW MADRID - In what started out as a classic shoot out Friday night, the Charleston Bluejays found themselves short on ammo as the New Madrid County Central fired away with a 47-20 Homecoming victory. On the opening drive Charleston came out blazing as their arial attack looked unstoppable as they moved the ball swiftly down the field...
Eagle comeback falls short against Kennett (09/23/07)
EAST PRAIRIE -- With a pair of starters on defense sidelined with injuries, the Kennett Indians needed someone to step up Friday night. Mission accomplished, twice over. Jarvis Finley had the best night of his high school career -- three catches for 105 yards, a forced fumble and 60 yards in kickoff returns -- while quarterback Blake Parr threw for a career-high high 139 yards, ran for two touchdowns and had a game-clinching interception to seal a 29-20 victory over the East Prairie Eagles here Friday night.. ...
SEMO Scores (09/23/07)
SEMO?Scores Thursday Cape Central 51, St. Charles 33 Friday Jackson 42, Sikeston 0 Poplar Bluff 42, Dexter 7 Malden 27, Portageville 0 NMCC 47, Charleston 20 Hayti 50, Caruthersville 6 Kennett 29, East Prairie 20 Chaffee 13, Walnut Ridge, Ark. 6 Fredericktown 43, Scott City 12...
HMDG readies for fall (09/23/07)
What a summer for the Historic Midtown Development Group: well-attended events (the Malone Park Ice Cream Social and Sounds of Sikeston summer concert in June and the Depot's Cowboy Up! Arts Festival in August), the recommendation from the Missouri Department of Transportation to receive enhancement funding, and now Sikeston is a DREAM community! There are lots of good things to come in Downtown Sikeston...
Adding an addition (09/23/07)
Scott Matthews prepares to cut the ribbon officially opening the South Ridge Estates 14th Addition. The newest area for housing to be opened by Matthews at the south of Sikeston centers around Daffodil Drive with lots for 29 houses. Two houses are already under construction in the addition with several more lots sold. ...
Going up in Miner (09/23/07)
Drury Inns Inc. construction workers pour a 43-foot piling for the foundation of the new Drury Inn & Suites which is now under construction in Miner. The 154- room motel (pictured second) is expected to open in October 2008. The development could also include a restaurant, developers announced earlier. As part of the project, Drury officials are working with Miner city officials on the transfer of land to facilitate the community's proposed convention center...
Morehouse manufacturing plant now on the market (09/23/07)
MOREHOUSE - The former Rowe Furniture manufacturing plant is officially for sale. The 90,000 square-foot building, located at 102 Front St., will be marketed nationally and internationally by commercial broker, Tom Kelsey with Lorimont Place Ltd. in Cape Girardeau. Kelsey was enlisted to sell the property for the Virginia-based furniture manufacturing company...
Keith H. Bauer (09/23/07)
SCOTT CITY -- Keith H. Bauer went to meet our Lord Jesus Christ on Sept. 20, 2007, at home after an illness at the age of 56. He was born May 25, 1951, in Chicago, Ill., to George W. and Marion Howard Bauer. He was united in marriage to Karen L. Eaker at Gordonville, Mo., on March 19, 2000...
Halene McGee (09/23/07)
SIKESTON -- Halene B. McGee, 77, died Sept. 21, 2007, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Oct. 5, 1929, in LaForge, daughter of the late Henry Barbre and Rosa Duke Barbre Fausett, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Sikeston. She taught remedial reading and math for Sikeston Public Schools...
Jerry Dixon (09/23/07)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Jerry Ann Schindler Dixon, 76, died Sept. 20, 2007, at Life Care Center of Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 29, 1930, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of the late Felix A. and Zita Mary Farrar Schindler, she was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. She belonged to the VFW Auxiliary, American Legion Post 63 Auxiliary, and the Ladies Society at St. Vincent de Paul Church. She had been an licensed practical nurse in the Memphis, Tenn., area for 20 years...
Lester Hyslop (09/23/07)
BLOOMFIELD -- Lester Paul Hyslop, 90, died Sept. 21, 2007, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born Sept. 28, 1916, in Essex, son of the late Leroy and Ethel Wright, he had spent all his life in the Bloomfield community, where he was a member of Hill's General Baptist Church...
Charles Smith (09/23/07)
PARMA - Charles Ralph Smith, 65, died Sept. 21, 2007, at his home. Born Sept. 16, 1942, in St. Louis, to Elma Loeda Wells Smith Hain of Parma, he had lived in Oklahoma and Florida before moving to Parma. He was the Water Plant operator for the city of Belleair, Fla., and attended the Assembly of God Church...
Lillie Brehmer (09/23/07)
DEXTER -- Lillie Belle Brehmer, 86, died Sept. 21, 2007, at Cypress Point Healthcare in Dexter. Born April 2, 1921, in Greensburg, Kan., daughter of the late John Thomas and Lilly Crowe Looney, she was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Dexter, Home Extension Club and O.A.K.S. She was a former teacher in Helena, Okla., and homemaker. She worked with her husband on the family farm...
Births (Published 9/23) (09/23/07)
SIKESTON - Tina and Paul King are the parents of their second child, second son, born at 2:18 p.m. Aug. 16, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Cameron Tyler Dale King weighed 9 pounds, 13 ounces, and was 21 inches long. Maternal grandparent is John A. Brewer of Sikeston...
Rice - Heuring (09/23/07)
KELSO -- Vickie Sue Rice and Rick Heuring were united in marriage during a 1:30 p.m. ceremony July 7, 2007, at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Kelso. The Rev. Oliver Clavin, pastor; and Joshua Carpenter officiated. The bride is the daughter of Dorothy Phillips of Fisk and the late Paul Rice. Parents of the bridegroom are George and Gladys Heuring of Scott City. Vocalists Walter Seyer and Renee Reinagel and organist Betty Ressel provided music for the occasion...
Tummins - James (09/23/07)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Kelly Lynne Tummins and Corey Wade James were united in marriage during an outdoor wedding ceremony Aug. 11, 2007, at their home in Gordonville. The Rev. Jeff Long of Centenary United Methodist Church performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Joyce Tummins of Cape Girardeau and Mike Tummins of Dickson, Tenn. The bridegroom is the son of Ronald and Janey James of Dickson...
King - Knuckles (09/23/07)
SIKESTON -- Bob and Cindy King have announced the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Nicole King, to Ryan Scott Knuckles, son of Rick and Sharon Knuckles of Sikeston. A 2001 graduate of Sikeston High School and a 2005 graduate of Southeast Missouri State University, the future bride is employed at Hearnes Elementary in Charleston...
Beck - Lemmons (09/23/07)
SIKESTON -- Lee Ann Beck has announced the engagement of her daughter, Stephanie Nicole Beck, to Benton Ross Lemmons, son of Glenn and Nancy Lemmons of Sikeston. Beck is also the daughter of the late Joe E. Beck Jr. A 2000 graduate of Sikeston Senior High School, the future bride earned a Bachelor of Science in psychology from Southeast Missouri State University in 2006. ...
Heisserer - Koepp (09/23/07)
BENTON -- Kenneth and Joann Heisserer have announced the engagement of their daughter, Andrea L. Heisserer, to Kyle M. Koepp, son of Susan Koepp of Sarasota, Fla., and the late Keith Koepp. A graduate of Kelly High School, the future bride received a Bachelor of Science in human environmental studies from Southeast Missouri State University in 2003 and a Master of Arts in human environmental studies from Southeast Missouri State University in 2005. ...
Walker - Halford (09/23/07)
CARUTHERSVILLE -- Rick and Janie Walker have announced the engagement of their daughter, Kristen Renee Walker, to Ryan Alan Halford, son of Neal and Sheila Halford of Risco and Georgia Halford of New Madrid. A 2001 graduate of Cooter High School, the future bride graduated from the St. ...
Looking Back 9/23 (09/23/07)
SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. W.L. Gooch of Sikeston are parents of a boy. Mr. and Mrs. Norman Kelly of Canalou are parents of a baby boy. Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Spears of Sikeston are parents of a baby girl. DEXTER - Linda Rigsby was named Miss Dexter and Judy Clark was first runner-up...
Don't forget other goals for community (09/23/07)
By any measure, this week's "Bridge Summit," hosted by the city of Sikeston, was a rousing success. With civic, business and political leaders from Missouri and Kentucky, the summit brought together over 140 concerned officials who are seeking a new bridge over the Mississippi River to replace the current 1929-era bridge. The current bridge has the lowest sufficiency rating of any bridge spanning the Mississippi...
Speakout 9/23 (09/23/07)
My comment is about the leash law in Sikeston. There are dogs running all over Sikeston and none of them are on a leash. I've been to the Complex and the park out behind Lowe's many times around 6 o'clock. There are people out there walking their dogs, but none of them are on a leash. These people need to be fined for this. People who do have their dogs on a leash can't walk their dogs because of the fear of these big dogs attacking them. I think something needs to be done about it...