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Stories from Wednesday, September 26, 2007

Officials review drug testing (09/26/07)
BENTON -- Random drug testing for Scott County employees may be too costly to implement at this time. Commissioner Dennis Ziegenhorn indicated during the regular County Commission meeting Tuesday that he is losing his enthusiasm for testing county employees for drug use...
Students pleased with new facility (09/26/07)
SIKESTON -- Lindsey Hays, a 15-year-old student at New Horizons, said there are only three words to describe the old Moore Street building that housed the alternative high school. "Cold, old and crowded," Hays said. But this year, Hays is singing a different tune about her school -- literally...
Cotton Pickin' Festival planned (09/26/07)
SIKESTON -- After the Sikeston in Bloom Festival in April, a lot of people said they'd like to see a similar event in the fall. And they got what they wanted. The Cotton Pickin' Heritage Festival is scheduled for Saturday in American Legion Park, rain or shine...
Sikeston wins big on road (09/26/07)
EAST CARTER - Tuesday afternoon the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs softball team traveled to East Carter taking on the Lady Redbirds. The Lady 'Dogs had a solid performance as they came out on top 8-2. Sikeston came out and set the tone early as they showed flash with both their bats on offense and their gloves on defense...
Lady Bulldogs spike Oran (09/26/07)
ORAN -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs volleyball team was back in action Tuesday night as they traveled to Oran taking on the Lady Eagles. The Lady 'Dogs edged out the Lady Eagles in straight sets 25-16, 25-13. Picking up their second straight win, Sikeston finds themselves only one game under five hundred with an 8-9-2 record...
First place (09/26/07)
The Spear Chukers recently took first place in the dart league, second session. Pictured, from left, are: Buddy Barger, Chris Ray, Barry Alberson and Larry Frazier. The team was sponsored by Cheers Bar and Grill.
Heartbreaker: SHS loses close game to powerful Jackson team, 3-2 (09/26/07)
SIKESTON--The Sikeston Bulldogs soccer team was back under the lights on Tuesday night taking on the state-ranked Jackson Indians, and fell just shy of a victory, losing 3-2 to the Indians. Jackson, now 10-1 on the season, suffered it's only loss to Cape Central earlier in the season...
Better than good, it's fair time (09/26/07)
Every year, my wife and I put on our best clothes and head to our hometown fair. It is a tradition and one I say I'm not going to do again, and then proceed to do it again the following year. I never can remember why I'm drawn to the fair, or carnival if you choose. As a kid it is a blast. Your parents give you money and you can run free amid the rides, games and every other kind of trouble that goes along with the fair...
Pauline Roslen (09/26/07)
DEXTER - Pallbearers for services conducted Tuesday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Pauline Roslen, 67, who died on Sept. 21, 2007, were: Garrett Roslen, Stanley Krapf, Dale Roslen, Kevin Roslen, Thomas Roslen and Greg Wisdom. Honorary pallbearers were: Michael Stewart and Justin Scapino...
Charles Kerley (09/26/07)
DUDLEY -- Charles L. Kerley, 74, died at 12:20 a.m. Sept. 26, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
James Parks (09/26/07)
PORTAGEVILLE -- James Franklin Parks, 63, formerly of Hayti, died Sept. 23, 2007, in Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Born Sept. 15, 1944, in Portageville, son of Wilburn "Gib" Parks of Portageville and the late Mary Hazel Sherrod Parks, he was a member of the Free Trinity Pentecostal Church in Marston...
Shirley Garrett (09/26/07)
CHAFFEE -- Shirley Ann Garrett, 65, formerly of East Prairie, died at 6:45 a.m. Sept. 25, 2007, at her home in Chaffee. Born April 2, 1942, in East Prairie to the late John Shelby and Martha Ellen Northcutt Turner, she worked at Blair Industries in Scott City until retirement and was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Chaffee...
Elisha Travis (09/26/07)
SIKESTON -- Elisha L. Travis, 77, died at 7 p.m. Sept. 25, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Richard Pepper (09/26/07)
BLOOMFIELD -- Richard Tucker Pepper, 55, died Sept. 24, 2007, at his home in Bloomfield. Born April 17, 1952, at Poplar Bluff, son of the late James "Jim" Pepper and Jeanne Jones Pepper, he was a member of the Bountiful Harvest Full Gospel Church in Poplar Bluff, a former outside sales specialist with O'Reilly Auto Parts in Dexter and a veteran of the United States Navy...
Howard Spicer (09/26/07)
CHAFFEE - Howard Samuel Spicer, 89, died at 12:47 a.m. Sept. 25, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born June 21, 1918, in Birmingham, Mich., to the late Howard William and Flossie Elizabeth Render Spicer, he was a retired self-employed carpenter. ...
Lowell Lopp (09/26/07)
O'FALLON - Lowell Ray Lopp, 76, died at 10:15 a.m. Sept. 24, 2007, at Troy Nursing and Rehab Center. Born Sept. 12, 1931, in New Madrid, to the late Joseph A. and Calera Hogue Lope, he retired from General Motors in St. Louis. He was a member of UAW Local 83500 and the O'Fallon Christian Church...
Martha Doughty (09/26/07)
PERRYVILLE - Martha Jewell Taylor Doughty, 77, died Sept. 23, 2007. Born July 7, 1930, in East Prairie, daughter of William Fred and Nola Elizabeth Roach Taylor, she was a homemaker and of the Pentecostal belief. She married Floyd E. Doughty who survives of the home...
Hubert Richie (09/26/07)
TEMPLE, Ga. -- Hubert Lee Richie, 70, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Sept. 1, 2007, at his home. Born Sept. 14, 1936, in Missouri, son of the late William and Iva Lape Richie, he was employed as a residential carpenter and also was a United States veteran...
Gilbert Marler Jr. (09/26/07)
ESSEX -- Gilbert Duane Marler Jr., 38, died Sept. 23, 2007, as the result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident near Bloomfield. Born Nov. 3, 1968, at Rockford, Ill., son of Gilbert Marler Sr. of Poplar Bluff and Linda Faulkner Thompson of Sulligent, Ala., he was a self-employed truck driver...
Births (Published 9/26) (09/26/07)
Beninati CAPE GIRARDEAU - Bridgette and Brandon Beninati are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 9:57 p.m. Aug. 21, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Karlie Alexis Beninati weighed 5 pounds, 5 ounces, and was 18.5 inches long...
Looking Back 9/26 (09/26/07)
SIKESTON - Sikeston High School's 1947 Bulldogs opened their grid season Friday night at Dexter with a 21-0 victory over the Bearcats of that school. --- SIKESTON - Miss Addie Mae Jones, who has been living in Santa Monica, Calif. the past five years, returned to Sikeston. She has purchased and is now operating the Vogue Beauty Shop...
Some bumps ahead for state's highways (09/26/07)
When the Missouri legislature talks of transportation needs in our state, rest assured they are talking about Interstate 70 from St. Louis to Kansas City or they are talking about Interstate 44 which cuts from Springfield to St. Louis. In the minds of many of our legislators, these two routes are the only pressing transportation improvement needs in our great state...
Your View: Help us, help others (09/26/07)
In 2004, I was privileged to become a part of, what has become known as, the Community Thanksgiving meal started by Beverly Baker out of her home about 20 years ago. In 2004, we delivered over 300 meals into the community and served another 100 at the church...
SpeakOut 9/26 (09/26/07)
It sure would be nice to relive the 60s. Life was so different then. Unemployment was unheard of. Family life was like the Cleavers on Leave it to Beaver. You could go to the ballgame in St. Louis and not spend your whole paycheck. I am calling in regards to some things that have been going on in SpeakOut where it talks about a soap opera, where gays, two homosexual men were kissing. ...