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Stories from Tuesday, December 4, 2007

No arrests made in local shooting (12/04/07)
SIKESTON - An investigation continues into a shooting that left a 47-year-old male with a gunshot wound to the head. Around 3:50 a.m. Monday, the Sikeston Department of Public Safety received a 911 call from a Sikeston resident stating her husband was accidentally shot with a gun...
Puxico woman dies in crash (12/04/07)
DELTA -- A Puxico woman died as a result of a three-vehicle collision on Monday afternoon. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the accident occurred around 3:25 p.m. Monday on Missouri Highway 25, one mile south of Delta. A northbound vehicle driven by Erin L. ...
Christmas spirit: Fines forgiven in exchange for donations to needy (12/04/07)
SIKESTON --Every year at this time for the past 20 years or so, the Sikeston Public Library staff get into the spirit of the season by offering Fine Free Week. From now through Dec. 15, for every overdue library item returned in usable condition, patrons can bring in a new toy or nonperishable food item, and the fine will be forgiven...
Street work is approved for 2008 (12/04/07)
SIKESTON -- City Council members approved projects totaling $554,400 for the 2008 Street and Drainage Improvement Program during their regular monthly meeting Monday. City Manager Doug Friend said while other projects may get added later, "this is our major bid package."...
Three SHS wrestlers win at Affton Tournament (12/04/07)
AFFTON -- The Sikeston wrestling team took home three first place finishes in the Affton Wrestling Tournament Saturday. As a team, the Bulldogs finished seventh in the 11-team field that consisted mostly of schools in the St. Louis area. Gavilan Bland, Robert Madison and Nick De La Rosa all shined in the tournament, each winning their respective weight classes...
Lady Bulldogs remain perfect (12/04/07)
CHARLESTON -- The Portageville Lady Bulldogs continued their winning ways in Charleston Monday night, downing the Lady Bluejays 76-44. Leading 40-27 at the half, Portageville (6-0) turned up the defense in the second half, outscoring the Lady Bluejays 36-17...
Kelly holds off East Prairie; SHS falls to Delta (12/04/07)
CHAFFEE--The 31st Annual Chaffee Lady Devils Invitational Tournament got underway on Monday evening, in an exciting night of high school girls basketball. Kicking off the night, was the No. 1 seed Kelly Lady Hawks flying by the No. 8 seed East Prairie Lady Eagles, by a score of 62-32...
'Jays get past NMCC (12/04/07)
SIKESTON -- The Charleston Bluejays and the New Madrid County Central Eagles did battle Monday night to cap off the opening round of the SEMO Conference Tournament in Sikeston. In the end, Charleston won the turnover battle to give the Bluejays the 53-45 victory...
Harry Powers Jr. (12/04/07)
SIKESTON - Harry L. Powers Jr., 46, died Dec. 2, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born March 23, 1961, in Sikeston, he was the son of the late Harry L. Powers Sr. and Paula Cooper Cannon. On April 25, 1994, he married Paula Myers Smith, who survives of the home...
Dorothy Wilson (12/04/07)
EAST PRAIRIE - Dorothy J. Wilson, 64, died at 10:15 a.m. Dec. 3, 2007, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home of East Prairie.
Jackie Faris (12/04/07)
WYATT -- Jackson Henry "Jackie" Faris, 49, died Nov. 30, 2007, near Wyatt. Born Dec. 5, 1957, at Wyatt, to Ressie Jackson of Forsythe and the late Dixie Faris, he had lived his entire life in Mississippi Coutny. A veteran of the U.S. Air Force, he had been employed as a riverboat mate, truck driver and welder...
Wanda Carey (12/04/07)
BENTON -- Wanda Kaye Carey, 48, died at 4:40 a.m. Dec. 3, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born March 20, 1959, at Sycamore, Ill., to Frank Jacox Jr. of Sycamore and Georgia Sloniker Jacox Hicks of Benton, she was a homemaker. On Jan. 22, 1996, in Van Buren, she married Gerome Carey who survives of the home...
Clayton Meeks (12/04/07)
MOREHOUSE -- Clayton Levi Meeks, 3, died Nov. 28, 2007, at his home. Born July 6, 2004, at Sikeston, he was the son of Marshall Meeks of Sikeston and Julie Dobbs Meeks of Oran. In addition to his parents, other survivors include: three brothers, Marshall Meeks, Caleb Meeks and Tyler Meeks of Sikeston; two sisters, Shaunnah Jones of Oran and Grace Meeks of Sikeston; paternal grandparents, Rick and Debbie Aters of Sikeston; maternal grandparents, Stephanie Rule of Murray, Ky., and Terry Dobbs of Sikeston; paternal great-grandparents, Jake and Ann Graham of Charleston; and maternal great-grandparents, Jack and Norma Cox of St. ...
Births (Published 12/4) (12/04/07)
Simmons CAPE GIRARDEAU - Ashley Jo Simmons is the parent of her first child, a daughter, born at 11:09 p.m. Oct. 24, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Kylee Marie Jordyn Simmons weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces, and was 20.5 inches long...
Looking Back 12/4 (12/04/07)
SIKESTON - Coach Dean Owen announced today that 38 reported for the first practice yesterday for the Sikeston High School basketball team. --- SIKESTON - Clyde Poe of the Welsh Funeral Home, went to Rock Falls, Ill., to drive back a new Cadillac ambulance...
Campaign spotlight is not being shared (12/04/07)
Bill Clinton - you remember him as the former president - these days is out campaigning for his wife. That much is expected. But what's funny is that Clinton is talking much more about himself than his candidate-bride. And that has some Iowans scratching their heads and wondering just what this powerful man is really doing...
SpeakOut 12/4 (12/04/07)
I live on Ingram. Beware of roofers. I just had a brand new roof put on my house, $3,500, 10-year warranty. They did a lousy job and they will not come back to fix the problem. Parts of the roof have already blown off and the roof is only two months old. The phone number has been disconnected and they have no address. So please be aware of roofing companies...