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Stories from Monday, November 12, 2007

Picture this (11/12/07)
The Sikeston Downtown Holiday Open House helped to kick off the holiday season this weekend with a variety of attractions. The free horse and buggy rides offered downtown Saturday proved to be a popular attraction for young and old alike.
Sikeston man injured in pursuit (11/12/07)
SIKESTON -- A Sikeston man was injured in a car accident while being pursued by police Sunday afternoon in Stoddard County. According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at 4:38 p.m. on County Road 518, four miles northwest of Sikeston, as westbound motorist Rickey V. ...
Items up for bid (11/12/07)
Kim Heckemeyer, Sikeston Rotary Club Auction chairperson, goes over the Internet listing of items to be auctioned with Michael Jensen. The auction will be held Tuesday through Thursday at the Clinton Building. A complete list of items will be published in the Standard Democrat daily or can be found on the Web site www.rotaryauction.org...
Notre Dame repeats as state champs (11/12/07)
FENTON -- State champions -- again. Notre Dame midfielder Ryan Willen debated over whether to return to the Bulldogs after winning a Class 2 title with the team last fall. He was considering focusing primarily on his basketball career. But Willen did return with the idea in mind of winning another state championship...
George Bain Jr. (11/12/07)
EAST PRAIRIE - George Bain Jr., 44, died at 6:25 a.m. Nov. 12, 2007, at the Bertrand Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home of East Prairie.
Virginia Cross (11/12/07)
SIKESTON - Virginia L. Cross, 81, died at 9:15 p.m. Nov. 11, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel of Sikeston.
Bud Riney (11/12/07)
PUXICO - Elmer F. "Bud" Riney, 75, died Nov. 12, 2007, at his home. Born Nov. 28, 1931, in Bell City, to the late Elmer Thomas and Pearl Denton Riney, he had lived all his life in the Puxico area where he was a retired row crop and cattle farmer and minister. ...
Kim Stucker (11/12/07)
PINE BLUFF, Ark. -- John "Kim" Stucker, 54, formerly of Matthews, Mo., died Nov. 10, 2007, at the Jefferson Medical Center in Pine Bluff. Born Sept. 30, 1953, in Sikeston, Mo., to Leland Stucker of Norborne, Mo., and the late Margie Miller Stucker, he was a truck driver...
Clinton Baugher (11/12/07)
SIKESTON -- Earl Clinton Baugher, 94, died Nov. 11, 2007, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Born Dec. 8, 1912, in Crowder, to the late Jefferson and Lillie Beavers Baugher, he was a U.S. Navy veteran, having served during World War II. He was a member of the Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church and owner and operator of several local businesses...
Evelyn Hailey (11/12/07)
CHARLESTON -- Evelyn Cox Hailey, 84, died Nov. 11, 2007, at her home. Born July 3, 1923, in Mississippi County, to the late James Calvin and Mary Agnes Goode Cox, she had lived her entire life in Charleston where she was a member of the First Baptist Church...
Grace Barnfield (11/12/07)
PUXICO -- Grace Opal Barnfield, 93, died Nov. 10, 2007, at her home. Born Nov. 3, 1914, at Zalma, to the late Charlie and Maude Bell Lincoln Carnes, she lived all her life in Puxico where she had worked on the family farm. She had also worked as a nurses aid at the Poplar Bluff Hospital and was a cook at Puxico Schools for many years. She was a member of the Corinth General Baptist Church near Puxico...
Joyce Payne (11/12/07)
MOREHOUSE - Joyce Payne, 67, died Nov. 10, 2007, at her home in Morehouse. Born Feb. 14, 1940, near Oblong in Jasper County, Ill., daughter of the late Peter and Goldie Lillian Wilkerson Rennier, she was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church and had been a counselor at the CPES Mental Health Center in Tempe, Ariz...
Keith L. Ziegenhorn (11/12/07)
SIKESTON - Keith L. Ziegenhorn went home to be in peace with the Lord on Nov. 9, 2007. He was born Oct. 13, 1935, to Minnie and Charles Ziegenhorn in Dexter. He was the youngest of five children. He was preceded in death by two sisters and two brothers, Eldon Ziegenhorn, Arthur Ziegenhorn, Dorothy Pratt and Helen Mae Daniel, all of Sikeston...
Births (Published 11/12) (11/12/07)
Harris CAPE GIRARDEAU - Nakaska Graham and Dartanyus Harris are the parents of their third child, second daughter, born at 9:57 a.m. Oct. 4, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Nakiyla Nishay Harris weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces, and was 19.5 inches long...
Looking Back 11/12 (11/12/07)
SIKESTON - Jack Frost in Sikeston this morning was termed "heavy enough to track a rabbit" as the temperature dropped to 26 degrees. --- SIKESTON - Mrs. Homer Stallings entertained with a theater party for her daughter, Jean Ann, who that day celebrated her birthday...
Your View: Tribute noted (11/12/07)
Hello. My name is Christie Anderson (Wood) and I recently visited Sikeston because my grandfather, Herman Wood, was very ill with cancer and passed away on October 29th. His funeral was on November 1st at Ponder funeral home and we then drove from there across town to the Memorial Park Cemetary near the old mall...
SpeakOut 11/12 (11/12/07)
I was wondering how come the Goodwill has Wal-Mart and Dollar General Store prices. My family donates items there and we donate them to help others. The prices there on many items are not reasonable. If anyone has a used guitar amp that they would like to donate to a very small church in Wappapello, please call 380-9731...