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Stories from Friday, November 23, 2007

Man nabbed again after brief standoff (11/23/07)
SIKESTON -- A subject arrested in early October in connection with a robbery and burglary was again arrested by Sikeston Department of Public Safety officers after a brief standoff on Tuesday. Tyrone Sheron, 29, of Sikeston, was charged on Oct. 12 with first-degree robbery and first-degree burglary for an Oct. 7 incident, in which he and another suspect entered a residence and robbed those there at gunpoint...
What a feast (11/23/07)
A volunteer places dressing on a plate during the annual Sikeston Community Thanksgiving Day Dinner Thursday at the SEMO Shriners Club in Sikeston. About 600 senior citizens and residents were expected to be fed.
Some college kids using prescription drugs, energy drinks to stay focused (11/23/07)
SIKESTON -- Any high school or college student knows the stressful grind a student goes through in the days preceding and ultimately the night before a big exam or the due date on a big class project. With the late hours and large task ahead of them, most need something to help them concentrate. While some turn to sodas and coffee, others use prescription drugs -- such as Ritalin and Adderall, prescribed for those with Attention Deficit Disorder -- to get that extra focus...
Commissioners award bid for two new SUVs (11/23/07)
CHARLESTON -- The Mississippi County Sheriff Department's new vehicles have been selected. Officials now need to find a vendor to equip them. County commissioners accepted the bid from Courtesy Ford in Charleston for two 2008 4x4 SUVs during their regular meeting Wednesday...
Gladys Hilterbrand (11/23/07)
SIKESTON -- Gladys L. Hilterbrand, 81, died Nov. 20, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born March 23, 1926, in Harviell, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Sikeston. On July 19, 1948, she married Clarence Hilterbrand who survives of the home...
John Huls (11/23/07)
JEFFERSON CITY - John C. Huls, 83, died Nov. 21, 2007, at the Capital Region Medical Center. Born May 10, 1924, in Matthews, son of the late James T. and Kate Scott Huls, he graduated from Matthews High School and the University of Texas at Austin. A U.S. ...
Wanda Wallace (11/23/07)
SEBREE, Ky. -- Wanda Mae Gregory Wallace, 69, died Nov. 20, 2007, at Barnes- Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. Born Jan. 7, 1938, in Union County, Ill., to the late DeWitt and Augusta Mae Kimmell Gregory, she was a member of Sebree First Baptist Church. She was a registered nurse and former administrator of Preferred Home Health Care in Vincinnes, Ind. She had also worked in several doctor offices...
Lois Meese (11/23/07)
TALLAPOOSA -- Lois Berniece Meese, 72, died at 7:25 p.m. Nov. 19, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born June 28, 1935, in Tallapoosa, to the late Kern and Hazel Parthenia Stewart Royal, she was a retired private nurse. She was first married to Frank Darmofal and then later to John Meese...
Floyd Hoffman (11/23/07)
DEXTER -- Floyd James Hoffman, 83, died Nov. 21, 2007, at Missouri Southern Healthcare. Born June 11, 1924, in Dexter, to the late Elmer Henry and Mina Molly Neal Hoffman, he had lived most of his life in Dexter where he had attended the First Presbyterian Church. ...
Kitty Perry (11/23/07)
GRANDBURY, Texas -- Kitty Ann Perry, 72, died suddenly Oct. 14, 2007, in Roswell, N.M. Born Catherine Alberson on Oct. 29, 1934, in Sikeston, Mo., she consdidered Sikeston home, although she lived away most of her life. She loved and was loved by many...
Births (Published 11/23) (11/23/07)
Appleton SIKESTON - Krystal Appleton and Christopher Estes are the parents of their third child, second son, born at 12:46 p.m. Oct. 17, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Preston Christopher Appleton weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 20 inches long...
Looking Back 11/23 (11/23/07)
SIKESTON - The huge warehouse at the airport has been turned over to Sikeston, according to word received by the mayor in a telegram from Congressman Orville Zimmerman. SIKESTON - More than 1,200 persons who either have not voted in the last two general and primary elections or who have moved must register with City Clerk John Vaughn to be eligible to vote...
SpeakOut 11/23 (11/23/07)
This is for Let me preach on. I would like to know where in the Bible it says that a woman cannot pastor a church. There's a big difference. Where does it say she can't? This is to the gentleman that was at Food Giant that was so kind to help me with my car when it wouldn't start. I want to say thank you very much. Your family is very lucky to have you. You're a wonderful man and may God bless your family and you...