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Stories from Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Script deals with online predators and users making safe decisions (09/25/07)
MINER -- Miner Baptist Church's "Judgement House" returns for its seventh production next week, and this year, visitors will witness the lasting effects of a potentially dangerous place called the Internet. "This year's script is probably the most relevant one we've done," said Jason Grubbs, youth pastor at Miner Baptist Church, adding he doesn't want to discredit past productions, which have dealt with accidents...
Physician returns from long mission (09/25/07)
SIKESTON -- While absent from Ferguson Medical Group, Dr. Thomas White visited exotic locales -- and made a difference. Monday was White's first day back at FMG after a month-long stint aboard the USNS Comfort with stops in Central and South American countries...
Counties combat prescription drug abuse (09/25/07)
BENTON -- Prescription drugs are more frequently getting in the wrong hands -- and in large quantities. That's why the Scott and Mississippi county sheriffs departments are teaming up to form a task force to address illegal usage of prescription pain pills...
Let the rides begin (09/25/07)
Employees of Tinsley Amusement Rides piece together the carousel Monday to prepare for first day of the American Legion Cotton Carnival. The annual event, which is one of the largest carnivals and parades in the state, begins today and ends Saturday at the Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo grounds...
Scott City has way with SHS (09/25/07)
SIKESTON -- Monday afternoon, as the clouds rolled in over the Sikeston Sports Complex, so did the Scott City Lady Rams as they shaded the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs from victory with a 15-3 win. The Lady Rams jumped out early in the game, breaking a scoreless tie in the top of the second. Having two on and two out Scott City's Jennifer Aubuchon laced the line with a triple down first base. Becky Holder then drove in Aubuchon on a RBI single to take a 3-0 advantage...
Sikeston pounds Lady Bluejays in straight sets (09/25/07)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs volleyball team improved its record to 7-9-2 on the season, by defeating the visiting Charleston Lady Bluejays Monday night by scores of 25-17 and 25-14. "It was good to get the win," Sikeston head coach Steve Beydler. "We started out a little flat. The second match was even at 9-9, then we focused and outscored them 16-5."...
Charleston gets by SHS (09/25/07)
SIKESTON -- The Charleston Lady Bluejays pulled out a tough match against the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs on the road Monday, 6-3. The most exciting match of the day was the No. 1 doubles match between Sikeston's Jenni DeWitt and Campbell Moore and Charleston's Jade Schwieger and Lindsay Burke. DeWitt/Moore won 8-6 the match that was filled with long rallies and many winners from both sides...
Kelly bats go silent in 3-0 loss (09/25/07)
BENTON - The Kelly Lady Hawks were at home on Monday afternoon, playing host to the Notre Dame Lady Bulldogs, and suffered a heartbreaking loss, 3-0 in seven innings. "This one was tough," Kelly head coach Rhonda Ratledge said. "Our first inning cost us the game today. We had two unearned runs in the first, and if we wouldn't have had that, we would've had a one-run ball game."...
Bulldogs win thriller (09/25/07)
SIKESTON -- For 86 minutes, the Sikeston Bulldogs and Farmington Knight soccer teams were like two boxers punching it out in the middle of the ring, with neither team able to capitalize on their opportunities. That was until Sikeston senior Justin Deere put the ball into the left corner of the net on a penalty kick 6:33 into the first overtime, giving the Bulldogs a 1-0 win...
Richard Pepper (09/25/07)
BLOOMFIELD - Richard Pepper, 55, died Sept. 24, 2007, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home of Dexter.
Carl Fledderman (09/25/07)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Carl Fledderman, 60, died at 2:59 a.m. Sept. 24, 2007. Born Aug. 7, 1947, at St. Louis, to the late Carl and Wilma Johnson Fledderman, he was an international sales representative for V.T.G. Corporation in Fruitland. On March 9, 1990, he married Madonna Curd Sitze who survives of the home...
Gilbert Marler Jr. (09/25/07)
ESSEX - Gilbert Duane Marler Jr. died Sept. 23, 2007, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Lawrence Boley (09/25/07)
HECTOR, Ark. - Lawrence Boley, 77, died Sept. 23, 2007, at his home. Born Dec. 29, 1929, in Lamar, he was the son of the late Odes and Annie Francis Turner Boley. A self-employed farmer, he was a board member of Camp Caudle Christian Camp, former volunteer fireman with Scottsville VFD, member of the Dover Chamber of Commerce, a lifetime member of the Pope County Riding Club and a member of the Dover Church of Christ...
Buddy Richardson Sr. (09/25/07)
FLORA, Ind. - Buddy John Richardson Sr., 81, died at 10:38 p.m. Sept. 15, 2007, at St. Joseph Hospital in Kokomo. Born March 25, 1926, in Clio Village, Mich., the son of the late Ivan and Barbara (West) Richardson, he served in the U.S. Navy from 1944 to 1946 in the Pacific Campaign during World War II. ...
Charles Smith (09/25/07)
PARMA - Pallbearers for services conducted Monday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Parma for Charles Ralph Smith, 65, who died on Sept. 21, 2007, were: Charles Payne, Bobby Chalk, Danny Biggs, James "Buck" Breece, Rick Allison and Tim Johns...
Looking Back 9/25 (09/25/07)
SIKESTON - R.D. Clayton, Sikeston real estate broker, today announced another big land deal in which his homeplace, located three miles north and east of Blodgett, went to Guy Kincaid and his co-partner, Eugene Sloan, a Jonesboro, Ark., lawyer and landowner, in exchange for a big apartment building in Memphis, Tenn...
Taxing minds, money on space is waste (09/25/07)
OK, so now we're headed to Mars. Or at least that's what the NASA officials said Monday. Our plan is to put a man on Mars by 2037 and to use the international space station as an outer space rest stop along the way. President Bush a couple of years back said that man will return to the moon in 2020 and that would be the first step toward exploring Mars. ...
SpeakOut 9/25 (09/25/07)
I would like to respond to "Taking a Hike." You say we were hit with the highest electric rate in history, look around. My family lives in Portageville and their electric bill alone is twice as much as my electric, water, sewer and trash combined. ...