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Stories from Tuesday, October 23, 2007

New City Hall building will benefit Benton (10/23/07)
BENTON -- The city of Benton will soon have a new City Hall. Construction on a 1,600-square-foot addition to the Benton Fire Department building, located on the corner of North and Winchester streets, started toward the end of August, according to Connie Barnett, Benton's city clerk...
Job fair helps ex-offenders return to their communities (10/23/07)
NEW MADRID -- Anita McDonald has learned that getting a job is one of the first, most important steps an ex-offender makes when trying to become a part of the community again. "It helps reduce the rate of them being re-incarcerated," said McDonald, who is in charge of the county's re-entry program. "And it gives them hope."...
Group supports students with diabetes (10/23/07)
SIKESTON -- Kerra Eckles can talk to her family and friends about many things, but it when it comes to her diabetes, there's only a select few who truly understand. That's why the 15-year-old Sikeston High School sophomore loves attending the diabetes support group meetings offered every three weeks at her school...
Sikeston's season comes to end (10/23/07)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs volleyball team traveled to Cape Girardeau Monday night as they took on the Cape Central Lady Tigers in the opening round of districts. In the end, the Lady Bulldogs season came to an end as they lost in straight sets 25-11, 25-21...
Sikeston JV rolls (10/23/07)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs junior varsity football team defeated the Dexter Bearcats Monday night 20-2. Sikeston got on the board in the first quarter when quarterback JuQualin Wiggins connected with Mark Fraser for a 10-yard touchdown pass. Wiggins hit Jordan Williams for the two-point conversion and Sikeston led 8-0...
SHS Bulldogs drop regular season finale (10/23/07)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs soccer team played host to the Poplar Bluff Mules on Monday night, and let the win slip right past them, as the Mules defeated Sikeston 1-0 in regulation. "I knew it would be a tale of two halves," Sikeston head coach Derrick Long said. "I knew it would come down to who could score enough to win."...
Georgia Wilson (10/23/07)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Georgia Margaret Hanor Wilson, 93, died at 3:03 a.m. Oct. 22, 2007, in the Bertrand Retirement Home. Born March 17, 1914, in East Prairie, to the late Lorenzo Dow and Ozetta Curry Hanor, she had lived all her life in East Prariie where she was a member of the First Christian Church...
Doris Williams (10/23/07)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Alma "Doris" Williams, 87, died at 5:20 a.m. Oct. 23, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Karen Jackson (10/23/07)
BERNIE -- Karen Jackson died Oct. 22, 2007, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Jimmy Flynn (10/23/07)
PORTAGEVILLE - Jimmy Flynn, 79, died Oct. 22, 2007, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with the DeLisle Funeral Home of Portageville.
Loretta Carlyle (10/23/07)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Loretta Jean Huff Carlyle, 46, died at 12:55 p.m. Oct. 20, 2007, in the Elvis Presley Trauma Center in Memphis. Born April 6, 1961, in East Prairie, to the late Charles William Huff and Audrella Watson Huff Kirby, she lived most of her life in East Prairie and was of the Baptist belief...
Edward Temples (10/23/07)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Edward Temples, 91, formerly of Pontiac, Mich., and Dexter, died Oct. 21, 2007, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 25, 1916, in Stoddard County, to the late Charlie and Mary McClard Temples, he spent 45 years in Pontiac where he worked as the head serviceman for the Sears Company. In 1981, he moved to Dexter where he was a member of the First Baptist Church. He moved to Cape Girardeau two years ago...
Births (Published 10/23) (10/23/07)
Stone BENTON - Kathy Woodard and Kyle Stone are the parents of their second child, second son, born at 11:59 a.m. Sept. 12, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Connor Clifton Stone weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces, and was 19 inches long...
Looking Back 10/23 (10/23/07)
SIKESTON - The body of First Lt. Jake M. Sitzes, son of Mrs. J.M. Sitzes, arrived in New York yesterday aboard the U.S. Army Transport, Joseph V. Connolly, returning 361 World War II dead from Europe. SIKESTON - A tornado left heavy damage on the farm of Quinn Mays, who lives one mile north of Salcedo on Highway Z...
'Prince of Pork' did not serve taxpayers (10/23/07)
Former St. Louis Congressman Robert A. Young III died last week at the age of 83. You would have had to follow Missouri politics for quite a while to recall Young. He was elected over 30 years ago to represent a blue-collar district in St. Louis. And Young was as blue-collar as you could get...
SpeakOut 10/23 (10/23/07)
I am a person who enjoys watching hockey on TV. Would you please print the schedules and the scores of hockey games. Your sports department has done an excellent job in reporting all the sports news this year. We have especially enjoyed all the news on the Kelly softball girls team. Rhonda Ratledge has become an excellent coach and person to have these girls work for her like they do. Thanks...