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Stories from Friday, October 12, 2007

Child meets predator (10/12/07)
Miner Baptist Church Judgment House actors perform the "Interface" scene Thursday night. The scene is where a child meets her online predator for the first time and later is shot and killed by the predator. The Judgement House, "Web of Lies!" has two days remaining: Saturday 5-10 p.m. and Sunday 5-9 p.m. Reservations are recommended by calling 481-0684...
E-911 system upgrades discussed (10/12/07)
CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County's E-911 will get an upgrade but will remain split between two call centers. County commissioners addressed matters related to the E-911 upgrade during their regular meeting Thursday. "Tuesday morning we had a meeting with representatives from Plant Equipment Company who is the manufacturer of the equipment that we have right now at our 911 centers," County Clerk Junior DeLay said. ...
Rockview divided over issue of dogs (10/12/07)
ROCKVIEW -- Dog problems are on loose in the community of Rockview. Last month, citizens filed a petition with 54 signatures asking for an ordinance outlawing vicious dogs in all of Scott County with the commission. "They want to ban walking or having them in the town of Rockview," said Scott County Commissioner Dennis Ziegenhorn...
Budget looks OK, with few exceptions (10/12/07)
BENTON -- After the third quarter of the year, Scott County's expenditures remain on track with the budget, other than a few departments. "We've got some line items that are above budget, and naturally some that are below," said Scott County Presiding Commissioner Jamie Burger at Thursday's meeting. "But our biggest concern is how our revenues are going to come in compared to expenses."...
Seventh grade Bulldogs blowout Cape Central (10/12/07)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston seventh grade football team ended their inaugural season with a bang Thursday afternoon, pounding the Cape Central eighth grade "B" team 30-0. Only one half was played but the Bulldogs wasted no time getting into the end zone as Darien Boyd scored on a 40-yard touchdown run early in the first quarter giving Sikeston a 6-0 lead...
Overtime goal lifts SHS over Kennett (10/12/07)
KENNETT -- The Sikeston Bulldogs soccer team got back in the win column Thursday night defeating Kennett, 2-1 in double overtime. "I thought we played well tonight," said Sikeston coach Derrick Long. "We controlled the game and controlled the tempo for most of the game. We've had a lot of close games that we've lost this year so it's nice to get a 'W' especially with only one more game left before districts."...
Local volleyball teams do battle in pool play (10/12/07)
SIKESTON - The SEMO Conference Volleyball Tournament kicked off Thursday night at the Sikeston Field House with entry level pool play. Four teams battled it out over a five hour span with one exciting game after another to determine their seeding for the bracket-play this weekend. Each team competed against one another in two game sets to see who gain the top spot in the tournament...
Vickie Bohannon (10/12/07)
ANNISTON -- Vickie Lynn Bohannon, 52, died at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 10, 2007, at her parent's home. Born June 10, 1955, in Cairo, Ill., to J.B. and Joyce Evelyn Hamill McClendon, she lived most of her life in Mississippi County and was of the Baptist belief...
Larry Menz (10/12/07)
SIKESTON - Lawrence C. "Larry" Menz, 66, formerly of New Hamburg, died at 3:30 p.m. Oct. 10, 2007, at his home. Born May 12, 1941, in New Hamburg, to the late Clemens Frank and Loretta Ann Westrich Menz, he served in the U.S. Army and Army Reserves. ...
Ruth Evans (10/12/07)
DEXTER - Pallbearers for services conducted Thursday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Ruth B. Evans, 90, who died on Oct. 8, 2007, were: Jeff Brown, Kevin Parker, Andy Kelley, Billy Goodman, Kevin Evans and J.P. Evans.
Robert Hampton (10/12/07)
SIKESTON -- Robert Gene Hampton, 75, died Oct. 11, 2007, at his home. Born Nov. 26, 1931, in Sikeston, son of the late Robert Raymond and Mary Elizabeth Burns Hampton, he had worked for International Shoe Company for 10 years. He was a route salesman and later branch manager for Pepsi Cola for 23 years and then was employed until retirement with Blue Bird Forms. A U.S. Army veteran serving during the Korean War, he was of the Pentecostal belief...
Jesse Berry (10/12/07)
BERTRAND - Jesse D. Berry, 89, died Oct. 11, 2007, at the Miner Nursing Center. Born Aug. 19, 1918, at Big Sandy, Tenn., to the late Dillard and Annie Faxon Berry, he had lived since 1949 in Bertrand, where he was a member of the Church of God of Prophecy. He was employed with Triangle Steel and also Canvas Products in Sikeston until his retirement in 1985...
Betty Dillion (10/12/07)
EVERETT, Wash. -- Betty Dillion, 73, formerly of Stoddard County, Mo., died Oct. 9, 2007, at her home. Born May 11, 1934, in New Madrid County, Mo., to the late Stephen N. and Ludie Burress Clark, she was a homemaker. Survivors include: four sons, Charles Dillman of Lacey, David Smith of Grants Pass, Ore., and Robert Smith and Curtis Smith of Horseshoe Bend, Ark.; one daughter, Christina Galvan of Crossville, Tenn.; five brothers, Howard E. ...
Bradley Clenney (10/12/07)
BENTON -- Bradley A. Clenney, 31, died Oct. 11, 2007, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Born Dec. 8, 1975, in Kennett, son of Darrell and Judy Cossey Killian of Benton, he earned an associate's degree in multi-media from ITT, worked for New Wave Communications and was of the Pentecostal belief...
Dean Heaton (10/12/07)
BERTRAND - Dean Heaton, 65, died at 9:29 p.m. Oct. 10, 2007, at his home. Born Sept. 13, 1942, in Sikeston, to the late O.R. and Gussie L. Ogelvie Heaton, he was a mechanic and heavy equipment operator for Pullen Trucking and a member of the Nelson Memorial United Methodist Church in East Prairie...
Birth (Published 10/12) (10/12/07)
Spurr SAVANNAH, Ga. - Ashley Elliott Spur and Chris Spur, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., are parents of a son. Ashton Davis Spurr was born Sept. 1, 2007, at St. Joseph Candler Hospital in Savannah. Grandparents are Keith and Regina Elliott of Fancy Farm, Ky., and Chuck Spurr and Jeri Lynn Spurr of Hopkinsville, Ky...
Looking Back 10/12 (10/12/07)
SIKESTON - Jack Bowman and John Kendig of Sikeston were awarded Eagle Scout awards last night during a Court of Honor. --- SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Bill Gardner announce the arrival of a son born Tuesday morning at Saint Francis Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He has been named George William...
SpeakOut 10/12 (10/12/07)
When the solid waste ordinance passed in '66 or '67, it was mandated that all trash be in a can, covered with a lid so that animals wouldn't scatter the trash everywhere. Is that part of the ordinance been repealed? If so, when, and what's the ordinance number?...