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Stories from Monday, October 15, 2007

Decorating downtown (10/15/07)
Girl Scout Daisy Troop 47 paints the window of Personal Expressions on Sunday. The Daisies are participating in the Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce and Sikeston Elks Lodge 13th annual Halloween Window Painting. The contest officially starts Saturday...
Schools gear up for Red Ribbon Week (10/15/07)
SIKESTON -- With celebrities like Lindsay Lohan and Britney Spears -- once considered positive role models -- going in and out of drug rehabilitation programs, educators and parents may find it difficult to reinforce the "Just say no" message with young people today...
Freshmen drop thriller (10/15/07)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston freshman football team lost a heartbreaker to Cape Central 20-18 Saturday morning at Sikeston Public Schools Stadium. Down 14-6 at halftime, the Bulldogs used good defense and a strong running game to dominate the Tigers for most of the second half. ...
SEMO Champs (10/15/07)
SIKESTON -- All season the strength of the Sikeston Lady Bulldog volleyball team has been their play at the net. That was never more evident than Saturday afternoon as the Lady Bulldogs won the SEMO Conference Tournament championship, dominating the smaller Oran Lady Eagles, 25-19, 25-15...
Kelly advances to state semifinals (10/15/07)
BALLWIN - The Kelly Lady Hawks softball team advanced to the Missouri State Class 2 semifinals, by defeating the Principia Lady Panthers on Saturday afternoon in Ballwin by a score of 2-0. "I wanted this win for our girls," Kelly head coach Rhonda Ratledge said. "It's a great experience to go to the state playoffs. I'm glad these girls are getting the chance."...
Rayburn Williams (10/15/07)
WYATT -- Rayburn D. Williams, 68, formerly of East Prairie, died at 5:20 p.m. Oct. 12, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born June 27, 1939, in Hickman, Ky., to the late Jake and Christine Hall Williams, he lived most of his life in Mississippi County where he was a farmer and a member of the New Convention Pentecostal Holiness...
Ken Keirsey (10/15/07)
DEXTER -- John "Ken" Keirsey, 81, died Oct. 13, 2007, at Dexter. Born March 2, 1926, in Leachville, Ark., to the late Luther Sylvanus and Lelia Burton Keirsey, he was a member of the First Baptist Church in Dexter and retired from the Union Pacific Railroad. He sang and played mandolin and guitar with a bluegrass band, "The Black Mountain Boys." He was a U.S Navy veteran serving in World War II, Korean War, and in the Navy reserve...
Morris Hampton (10/15/07)
DEXTER - Morris Hampton, 74, died Oct. 12, 2007, at his home. Born May 10, 1933, in Stoddard County, to Reba Cutler Hampton of Dexter and the late Chalmer Hampton, he was a member of the Friendship Baptist Church in Dexter and the owner and operator of H and H Construction Company in Dexter. ...
Births (Published 10/15) (10/15/07)
Hargrove VANDUSER - Laura Hargrove is the parent of her fourth child, third daughter, born at 1:34 p.m. Sept. 4, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Khole Elizabeth Hargrove weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces, and was 18.5 inches long. Grandparents are Myra and Richard Lancaster and Ben and Pam Easter...
Looking Back 10/15 (10/15/07)
SIKESTON - Construction of a studio building for KSIM, Sikeston's new radio station, has been started on Highway 60 West and Harry Young, official of the broadcasting company formed locally, said yesterday that he hopes to be broadcasting by Dec. 1...
Your View: Please donate (10/15/07)
As most of you know the City of Sikeston has approved the skatepark to be put at the Sikeston Sports Complex. We are moving forward very quickly and I am asking you to please do your part in our community and help these young skaters to get off of our streets, business parking lots and sidewalks...
Your View: Carnival success (10/15/07)
Dear Editor, We would like to thank each and every one who made the 63rd American Legion Cotton Carnival a huge success. We appreciate your generosity and support. We would like to thank the businesses for their donations, Pageant Committee, judges, parade marshals, Sikeston Jaycees, Larry Carroll, Bill Green Equipment, all the volunteers, and the Sikeston Department of Public Safety and Park Board...
Your View: Team pride (10/15/07)
I would like the people of Sikeston to know that they have a group that they can be proud of at Sikeston High School. The West Plains High School Boys Soccer Teams traveled to Sikeston on Saturday, October 6, 2007 to play games against the Sikeston Bulldogs. ...
SpeakOut 10/15 (10/15/07)
The real winners of Judge Robertson's ruling against the St. Johns/New Madrid project are not the birds and fish, as Peter Myers would like us to believe. No. The real winners are we taxpayers who will not be skinned once again to pay for yet another pork-barrel boondoggle such as this. ...