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Stories from Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Sikeston woman honored by Guard (11/27/07)
SIKESTON -- Seventeen years ago, Terri Adams joined the 1221st Family Readiness Group of the Missouri National Guard. "At first, it was about being there and being a part of what my husband was doing," said Adams, whose husband, Donald, was a Guard member. Her dad also belonged, and her son, Daniel, later joined...
Grant allows for training to prevent youth suicide (11/27/07)
SIKESTON -- A Missouri Department of Mental Health grant will allow Bootheel Counseling Services to offer training sessions on youth suicide prevention. The $2,900-grant will enable Bootheel Counseling Services to offer four training sessions which are planned for early April 2008 at the main office location in Sikeston and the Stoddard County branch office in Bloomfield...
Christmas season arrives (11/27/07)
Jeff Chapman of Bizzell Lawn Care and Nursery hangs Christmas lights Monday morning on Kramer Street. Area residents are preparing for the upcoming holidays by decorating their homes and businesses.
Man charged in murder on Sept. 8 back in court today (11/27/07)
NEW MADRID - A man charged in the shooting death of another is to be arraigned in Division I of New Madrid County Circuit Court today on charges of second degree murder and armed criminal action. Richard R. "Ricky" Wilson was bound over to Division I following a preliminary hearing conducted Nov. 8. During the hearing, the court ruled there was "probable cause" and ordered Wilson to stand trial on the charges...
Three local men sentenced Monday (11/27/07)
SIKESTON -- Three area men were sentenced in federal court on Monday on drug charges. David A. Mills, 29, of Sikeston, was sentenced to 100 months on one felony count of distribution of five grams or more of cocaine base. The charges stem from Dec. 1, 2006, when a cooperating individual purchased more than five grams of crack cocaine from Mills in Sikeston in exchange for $240. Mills acknowledged that he had distributed at least 20 additional grams of cocaine base for which he was paid in cash...
Donettes stall Lady Bulldogs (11/27/07)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs basketball team suffered their first loss of the season Monday night as they fell to the visiting Donettes of Doniphan 40-25. "We played very competitively against a fundamentally sound team tonight," said Sikeston head coach Homer Jackson. "We did make some forced errors but it's early in the season so we have time to work on those in practice...
Scott Central, Bell City earn wins (11/27/07)
ORAN--The 52nd Annual Oran Invitational basketball tournament got under way on Monday evening, with the No. 8 seed Oran Eagles falling to the No. 1 seed Scott County Central Braves 94-62 in game one. "I come away very pleased," Oran head coach Denver Stuckey said. "There was a lot of energy from our guys. We were down double-digits in the first half, and we made it a game."...
Senath tourney begins (11/27/07)
SENATH -- The Portageville Lady Bulldogs basketball team took on the Senath Lady Lions Monday night in the Bulldog Classic, coming away with a 76-34 victory. "I give a lot of credit to Senath tonight," said Portageville head coach Eric Ellerbrook. "They came out really forced us to make some adjustments at halftime. We buckled down on defense and I'm really proud of how the girls responded in the second half."...
Elsie Freeman (11/27/07)
CHAFFEE - Elsie Merrie Freeman, 92, died at 5:15 p.m. Nov. 24, 2007, at her home. Born March 3, 1915, in Qulin, to the late Luther and Grace Webb Arnold, she was a homemaker. On Jan. 21, 1933, she married Gaines Woodrow Freeman, who preceded her in death on Feb. 21, 1991...
Frances Hall (11/27/07)
DEXTER - Frances Hall, daughter of the late Ceburn and Alice Brannam Goodrich, was born on March 11, 1920 in Senath and departed this life on Nov. 25, 2007, at her residence in Dexter at the age of 87. Frances grew up in Senath and was a guard on the Senath girls basketball team from 1935 until 1938. ...
Edith Walker (11/27/07)
LEBANON - Edith Elizabeth Walker, 87, formerly of Sikeston, died Nov. 22, 2007, at Lebanon. Born Nov. 5, 1920, in Sikeston, daughter of the late Lem and Gertrude Weatherington Hulsey, she was a member of First Baptist Church in Sikeston and had been a clerk and manager of a clothing store before retiring...
Jo Standley (11/27/07)
SAG HARBOR, N.Y. - Jo Standley, 69, of Sag Harbor, N.Y., died in the early morning hours of Nov. 25, 2007, in New York City. She is survived by her husband, Noel Secor Florence of Sag Harbor; a sister, Kay Standley of Severna Park, Md.; and a nephew, LT. A. Bradley Soule IV, USCG...
Doris Montgomery (11/27/07)
PARK HILLS - Doris Marie Montgomery, 84, died Nov. 25, 2007, at Camelot Nursing and Rehab Center in Farmington. Born May 28, 1923, in East Prairie, to the late Ernest and Alpha Lucas McMikle, she was a member of the Park Hills Church of Christ. In 1945, she married J.C. Montgomery, who preceded her in death...
Billy McNew (11/27/07)
MALDEN - Billy Eugene McNew, 68, died Nov. 26, 2007, at his son's home in Chaffee. Born April 15, 1939, at Kennett, son of the late James Roy and Thelma Lorrell Culberson McNew, he was a truck driver and had attended Sunnyvale Baptist Church in Malden...
Janie DeWitt (11/27/07)
SIKESTON -- Ora Jane "Janie" DeWitt, 64, died at 4:55 p.m. Nov. 26, 2007, at her home. Born June 2, 1943, in Sikeston, to that late Lawrence "Woody" and Sybil E. Heavener Woodward, she was a 1961 graduate of Sikeston High School and a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in New Madrid...
Shirley Kinder (11/27/07)
RANDLES - Shirley Franklin Kinder, 80, died Nov. 25, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born March 24, 1927, to the late Martin Franklin and Reginia Ourth Kinder, he was a retired self-employed carpenter. He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving during World War II, and a member of Chaffee VFW Post No. 3127 and Aerie Eagles No. 4154 of Advance...
Glennon Dugan (11/27/07)
WYATT -- James Glennon Dugan, 86, died Nov. 26, 2007, at his home. Born Aug. 14, 1921, at Diehlstadt, to the late David Lawrence and Daisy Brown Dugan, he attended school in Wyatt and Charleston and was a 1939 graduate of Charleston High School. Drafted into the U.S. ...
Looking Back 11/27 (11/27/07)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston High School Bulldogs and the Charleston High School Bluejays will meet in a football game for the 37th time. The record thus far shows that Sikeston has won 21 times, Charleston 12 times and 3 games have been tied. --- KENNETT - Miss Evelyn Crosno, daughter of Mr. and Mr. A.L. Crosno of Diehlstadt, was married to Herbert H. Teachout, son of Mr. J.E. Moore Jr. of Sikeston, at the Methodist Church in Kennett. The Rev. Chester Yoes officiated...
Exaggerations taint AIDS funding outlay (11/27/07)
As many of us have long expected, the truth is now finally emerging on the AIDS epidemic that has generated universal attention for more than a decade. A new United Nations report out last week acknowledged that those involved in fundraising for AIDS had greatly exaggerated the true numbers of the disease...
SpeakOut 11/27 (11/27/07)
I'd like to know why East Prairie needs so many storage units. They are where ever you look. I don't think we need all these. We need more eating places or places to shop in. East Prairie is going down, down, down. We could use clothing stores or grocery stores. All those storage units make East Prairie look trashy...