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Stories from Thursday, October 18, 2007

Program cautions: Look, listen and live at railroad crossings (10/18/07)
SIKESTON -- Motorists driving through railroad crossings on Tuesday and Wednesday may have had a bit of a shock if they saw the flashing lights of a patrol car and a person approaching their vehicle with a pamphlet. But they weren't in trouble. They just got information about railroad crossing safety, presented by Missouri Operation Lifesaver. And those who were buckled up received a coupon for a free drink from Sonic Drive-In...
Stars and Stripes Museum lays groundwork for major expansion (10/18/07)
BLOOMFIELD -- On the outside, The Stars and Stripes Museum/Library doesn't look like much: a couple of metal buildings with a military helicopter and two artillery pieces sitting out front. On the inside, it is bursting at the seams with nearly 150 years worth of history and artifacts...
Lady Hawks seek title (10/18/07)
BENTON- "Do it to 'em again Lady Hawks!" The only chant you'll hear from the bench of the Kelly Lady Hawks is the same chant you'll hear before every game. This same chant has been shouted before every single one of their 20 wins this season, and it will be sounded again Friday afternoon around 1:30 p.m. at the Rainbow Softball Center in Columbia as the Lady Hawks take to the field in hopes of a 2007 state title...
Bulldogs begin district play Friday (10/18/07)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs will look to get back in the win column on Friday night as they play host to the West Plains Zizzers. Both teams come in with only two wins on the season, as both teams are 2-5 on the season. Sikeston is coming off of a loss to Kennett last Friday, and is hoping to bounce back with more production from the offense against the Zizzers...
Ida Terry (10/18/07)
RISCO - Ida Belle Terry, 78, died Oct. 17, 2007. at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden.
Ruth Corgan (10/18/07)
DEXTER - Ruth Corgan, 69, died Oct. 16, 2007, in the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Born March 16, 1938, in Essex, daughter of the late David and Effie Denton Corgan, she was a supervisor for the Division of Employment Security for the State of Missouri and a former organist for the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Dexter...
Bonita Heiligtag (10/18/07)
PUXICO - Bonita M. Heiligtag, 66, died Oct. 17, 2007, at the Puxico Nursing and Rehab Center. Born Jan. 20, 1941, in Poplar Bluff, to the late Cecil and Murrel Hickman Payton, she had lived in St. Louis for 30 years and in the Puxico area. She was a retired beautician and had worked at Hans Coiffeurs...
Betty Lewis (10/18/07)
ADVANCE - Betty Jean Lewis, 69, died Oct. 16, 2007, at the Advance Nursing Center. Born Feb. 14, 1938, at Gipsy, to the late William and Esther Gribler Gregory, she was a retired factory worker and of the General Baptist belief. Survivors include: one son, Darrell Meador of Advance; one daughter, Debbie Litton of Dexter; one brother, William Gregory of Flushing, Mich.; one sister, Dathel Kynion of Advance; and five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren...
Looking Back 10/18 (10/18/07)
SIKESTON - A break with only about two minutes left in the game gave the Bulldogs a scoring opportunity which they took to score a 7-0 victory here Friday night over the Perryville Pirates. Charleston showed a lot of power Friday night in defeating Jackson High School by a score of 26-0 in a game played at Jackson...
No conspiracies, yet no apologies (10/18/07)
We hicks here in the Midwest probably have heard little if anything about Randi Rhodes but she's a leading liberal talk show host on Air America, the failed attempt to counter Rush Limbaugh, et. al. Anyway, Ms. Rhodes is a flaming liberal who makes ample enemies among the conservative population but then again, that's her job...
Your View: Awarding the prize (10/18/07)
After learning of Al Gore's being chosen for the Nobel Prize for his work on global warming, I recalled one of Mr. Jensen's columns on the topic and went to the on-line archives and sure enough, the column for Aug. 1, 2007, popped up and, to synopsize, Mr. ...
SpeakOut 10/18 (10/18/07)
Mike, in your Sunday editorial you said that if Hillary was elected we would be headed for total collapse. Where do you think we're headed now? King George inherited a surplus when he became president. In just a few months he has spent that and we are further in debt than ever before, not including his war. ...