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Stories from Friday, September 28, 2007

Junior Miss Sikeston court (09/28/07)
The Sikeston American Legion Cotton Carnival held the Junior Miss Sikeston pageant Thursday night. Natalie Bohannon was named the 2007 Junior Miss Sikeston queen. Pictured are, from left: Sarah Hopson, fourth alternate; Megan Wagner, first alternate; Bohannon, queen; Kelsey Leigh Dacus, second alternate; Taylor Gilmore, third alternate; and Taylor Barnett, fifth alternate...
A new queen (09/28/07)
Natalie Bohannon is crowned the 2007 Junior Miss Sikeston by last year's queen Tiffany Johnson Thursday night during the Sikeston American Legion Cotton Carnival. Natalie is the daughter of Mike and Kathy Bohannon.
Economy appears to be on verge of a slowdown (09/28/07)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston and Scott County had a good second quarter but should be ready for an economic slowdown in coming months along with the rest of the nation. Bruce Domazlicky, director of the Center for Economic and Business Research at Southeast Missouri State University, discussed the national and local economies as the guest speaker for the Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce noon luncheon Thursday...
Painting the town pink (09/28/07)
SIKESTON -- Things will be a lot pinker in downtown Sikeston, beginning this weekend and lasting through the month of October. Pink ribbons around the town, as well as pink-themed window displays are part of "Paint the town pink," will help mark Breast Cancer Awareness month...
Lady Bulldog rally comes up short against Delta (09/28/07)
SIKESTON - Thursday afternoon, a hard hitting Delta Lady Bobcats softball team visited the Sikeston Sports Complex to take on the Lady Bulldogs. The young Sikeston team held their own but a late inning rally came up a little short as the experienced Bobcat squad held on for a 8-5 victory...
Sikeston loses on goal in overtime (09/28/07)
SIKESTON--The Sikeston boys soccer team finished up their week of play with one win and two losses, dropping their last game of the week to Marion, Ill., on Thursday night by a score of 3-2. Despite the loss, Sikeston head coach Derrick Long was positive about his team's performance...
SHS drops nailbiter (09/28/07)
SIKESTON - Two very evenly matched teams met on the hardwood Thursday night as the Dexter Lady Bearcats squared off against the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs at the Sikeston Field House. In what proved to be a real cat and dog fight, the Lady Bearcats volleyball team edged out the Lady Bulldogs in three sets 21-25, 25-19, 25-23...
Kelly falls in slugfest with Poplar Bluff, 8-6 (09/28/07)
BENTON -- The Kelly Lady Hawks softball team fell victim to the Poplar Bluff Lady Mules 8-6 Thursday afternoon. Poplar Bluff jumped on Kelly early, scoring all eight runs in the first two innings with three in the first and five in the second. Kelly answered with two runs of their own in the bottom of the first and another three in the second but could only add a single run in the fourth, despite plenty of chances...
Kennett drops Sikeston netters (09/28/07)
KENNETT -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs tennis team lost on the road to the Kennett Lady Indians 6-3 on Thursday afternoon. Sikeston's Jenni DeWitt kept her undefeated singles season going with an 8-1 win over Kennett's Brooke Burcham. Danielle Ahlfield knocked off the Lady Indians' Christy Doughter 8-3 for Sikeston's only other singles win...
Eighth graders pass Jackson (09/28/07)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston eighth grade football team took to the air Thursday evening and shocked the Jackson Indians 20-14 at Sikeston Public Schools Stadium. "The eighth graders have been struggling a little bit and this is a big win for them," said Sikeston coach Brett Blackman. "I'm proud for them. They've been struggling to find their identity and maybe this will help."...
Catherine Cooper (09/28/07)
BERNIE - Catherine Cooper, 63, died Sept. 28, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home of Bernie.
Vic McCoy (09/28/07)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers for services to be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Saturday for Victor Dale McCoy, 83, who died on Sept. 26, 2007, will be: Scott Graham, Ron Cullins, Bud LaRue, Darrell Williams, Lee Dacus and Arnold Myrick. Nunnelee Funeral Chapel of Sikeston is in charge of arrangements...
Irene Smith (09/28/07)
BLOOMFIELD - Irene Smith, 82, died Sept. 27, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home of Dexter.
Heather Jackson (09/28/07)
RIVERDALE, Ga. - Heather Nicole Jackson, 30, formerly of Parma, Mo., died Sept. 22, 2007, at Southern Region Healthcare Systems in Riverdale. Born May 21, 1977, in Chicago, to Celestine Jackson of Riverdale and the late Jack Murray, she was affiliated with the Big Miller Grove Baptist Church in Lithonia...
Mabel Bain (09/28/07)
SCOTT CITY - Mabel Bain, 77, died at 6:16 p.m. Sept. 26, 2007, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 10, 1930, at Spanish Grant, to the late Walter Lee and Mandy Hallmark Bromley, she had been a bookkeeper for Auto Trim Design in Cape Girardeau and was a member of the Cape Girardeau South Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses...
Leon Davis (09/28/07)
VICKSBURG, Miss. - Roy Leon Davis, 72, died Sept. 25, 2007, at Promise Hospital in Vicksburg. Born June 30, 1935, in Osceola, Ark., to the late Dick and Mary Buell Davis, he was a brick mason and owned and operated a lawn care service for many years...
Lois Morgan (09/28/07)
PUXICO - Lois Morgan, 93, died Sept. 27, 2007, at the Puxico Nursing and Rehab Center. Born Nov. 28, 1913, in Campbell, to the late Charles and Effie Lindsey Clements, she had lived for 15 years in St. Louis before moving in the 1980s to Puxico where she was a member of the Providence Baptist Church...
Ronald Anthony (09/28/07)
O'FALLON - Ronald Ross Anthony, 57, died Sept. 26, 2007, at John Cochran VA Medical Center in St. Louis. Born Jan. 27, 1950, in Cape Girardeau, to Mary Bernice Wilhoit of Columbia and the late Virgil L. Anthony, he was a tobacco distribution salesman for Phillip Morris in St. Louis and served from Feb. 18, 1970, to Dec. 12, 1971, in the U.S. Army...
Mary Kennett (09/28/07)
NEW MADRID - Mary V. Cope Kennett, 97, died Sept. 27, 2007, at her daughter's home in New Madrid. Arrangements are incomplete with Richards Funeral Home of New Madrid.
Johnny Watkins Sr. (09/28/07)
SIKESTON -- Johnny Louis Watkins Sr., 67, died at 3:30 a.m. Sept. 27, 2007, at his home. Born April 11, 1940, in Burdette, Ark., to the late Oscar William and Lillie Irean Bowers Watkins, he was a self-employed farmer and a member of Morley Church of God...
Looking Back 9/28 (09/28/07)
SIKESTON - Dr. and Mrs. W.A. Anthony went to St. Louis, where Mrs. Anthony entered Barnes Hospital for an operation that will probably be performed today. --- SIKESTON - Helen Vera Dudley, Marietta Bloomfield and Betty Jo Gross entertained with a dance at the Armory Friday night after the football game...
Your View: A prediction (09/28/07)
Dear Editor: According to David A. Lieb (AP) in his recent news article printed in most area papers: Missouri House Republicans have chosen Rep. Ron Richard to take over the chamber's top position in 2009 - assuming he wins reelection to the House, assuming Republicans hold onto power and assuming new lawmakers abide by the wishes of their predecessors...
Your View: Thank you (09/28/07)
On behalf of The National Alliance of Black Panthers, I would like to say say thank you to all who participated and took time away from their busy schedules to go and show support to these young men and the town of Jena. That's what coming together is all about. Thanks to all who donated to make this possible...
SpeakOut 9/28 (09/28/07)
I got a letter with my address on it from the Kindergarten Center regarding a child I have never heard of and do not know. So I called the Kindergarten Center and told them about it. They told me my address had been written down as this child's home. ...