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Stories from Monday, October 1, 2007

Bloomfield man dies in Sunday accident (10/01/07)
BERNIE -- A Bloomfield man was killed in a two-vehicle accident Sunday morning after his tractor-trailer unit was struck by a train in Stoddard County. According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at 9:20 a.m., at highways 25 and D, as eastbound motorist Gary G. Ross, 39, of Bloomfield failed to yield his tractor-trailer to the northbound train operated by Arvester Brown, 56, of Memphis, Tenn...
A helping hand (10/01/07)
Inmates at the Scott County Jail picked up trash after the Cotton Carnival Parade on Saturday morning, supervised by Sheriff Rick Walter and County Commissioner Dennis Ziegenhorn. The inmates picked up debris along an approximately mile-long stretch of Malone Avenue for four hours. "They enjoyed being out and doing something," Ziegenhorn said. "They helped us out a bunch cleaning up the city, which was absolutely a mess."...
Queens crowned (10/01/07)
Top: Kelsey Lawrence walks down the runway after being named Miss Sikeston 2007 Saturday night at the Sikeston American Legion Cotton Carnival. Lawrence is the daughter of Dr. Jeff and Dianne Lawrence. Bottom: Taylor DeWitt is crowned the 2007 Miss Cotton Carnival Saturday afternoon by Krista Beck, 2006 Miss Cotton Carnival. DeWitt, the daughter of Brad and Laurie DeWitt, is a sophomore at Richland High School...
Grant money rolls in (10/01/07)
PORTAGEVILLE - During September nearly $175,000 in grant funding was awarded the city of Portageville. The community was awarded $75,798 worth of equipment and gear for the fire department through the Assistance to Firefighters Grant. Awarded through the U.S. ...
Mid-term grades help parents (10/01/07)
SIKESTON -- Mid-term grades help parents to see how their children are performing in school, but they also provide an opportunity for parents to keep the lines of communication open with teachers. Mid-terms, or report cards reflecting a student's performance since the beginning of the school year, are circulating in the area. They were mailed Sept. 14 to parents of Morehouse Elementary students...
Skelton calls for expanded military (10/01/07)
SIKESTON -- For much of his 30 years in Congress, Rep. Ike Skelton, D-Mo., has served on the Armed Services Committee. During those years, the military has had 12 military engagements -- four of them major -- and today there are American troops at war in Iraq and Afghanistan...
Charleston wins two on Saturday (10/01/07)
ST. LOUIS -- The Charleston Lady Bluejays tennis team went on the road Saturday and played two tough tennis schools - John Burroughs and Clayton - earning two wins in the process. "It's a good end to the regular season," said Charleston coach Seth Benton. "It was a very nice win against Clayton. The girls played very well."...
East Prairie falls to 0-5 (10/01/07)
FREDERICKTOWN -- The long season for the East Prairie Eagles continued Saturday afternoon as the Eagles fell to 0-5 with a 49-0 loss to Fredericktown. The Eagle offense could manage only three first downs and turned the ball over four times as the Blackcat defense held East Prairie to 126 yards...
Lela Whitehead (10/01/07)
WYATT - Lela Brown Whitehead, 60, died Sept. 30, 2007, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home of Charleston.
Caroline Stroud (10/01/07)
SIKESTON -- Caroline Sue Stroud, 66, died at 12:01 a.m. Oct. 1, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Looking Back 10/01 (10/01/07)
SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. B.C. Rice observed their 40th wedding anniversary at their home, 91 E. Lynn Street. SIKESTON - Billie Arnold, 30, 332 E. Gladys St., Sikeston, was bruised when his Hart's Bakery 1959 International van skidded off the highway and overturned, to avoid colliding with a 1967 Chevrolet half ton, driven by Samuel Eaton, 36, of Catron...
Your View: Web wonderful (10/01/07)
Dear Editor, I would like to take this opportunity to thank the good folks at KFVS-12 and its sponsors for the recent and first Webcast of the football game between the Jackson Indians and the Sikeston Bulldogs. This broadcast is a testament to the professionalism that the station exhibits to its viewers...
Your View: Let them stay (10/01/07)
Five weeks ago I heard from the mother-in-law of a high school friend that my friend is about to be redeployed to Iraq. I could hear the pain in her words and see the worry in her eyes when she explained the situation. My friend became a father not too long ago and he really doesn't want to leave his family behind again...
Your View: Goal was met (10/01/07)
You gave 100%! A heart felt thank to all the donors who sacrificed their time and their very blood at our Community Blood Drive at the First United Methodist Church on Thursday, September 27th! You rolled up your sleeves to "give the perfect gift" your own life line!...
SpeakOut 10/01 (10/01/07)
I would like to place a comment about Bush in the Bible. The person who put this in there, I just wanted to say I am praying for you. It is wrong to talk bad about people. President Bush is trying to do good for this country. I think everybody should know that...