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Stories from Monday, December 10, 2007

Woman arrested after threats (12/10/07)
CARUTHERSVILLE - A Pemiscot County woman was arrested after threatening to kill employees at a Caruthersville business. The Caruthersville Police responded to Mediacom in Caruthersville at 8 p.m. Friday after receiving a report of threats being made to employees. According to a news release from the police department, Jewlean Hamilton, 41, of Hayti called the Springfield office of Mediacom to complain about a bill and threatened to go to the Caruthersville office and shoot the employees...
Felony charges filed for assault with vehicle (12/10/07)
SIKESTON -- A New Madrid man was arrested on felony charges for an assault using a motor vehicle. Allen Tadlock, 28, is charged with first degree assault and armed criminal action, both of which are felonies, and a misdemeanor driving while intoxicated charge...
Broken windows are investigated (12/10/07)
CARUTHERSVILLE - Caruthersville Police are investigating reports of the windows of several vehicles being broken. At 12:10 a.m. Saturday, officers responded to Highroller's Bar in reference to property damage. Casie Gaskins stated she arrived at the bar to pick someone up and was inside approximately five minutes. When she returned to her vehicle she found the rear passenger window was broken. Nothing was missing from the vehicle...
Practice makes perfect (12/10/07)
Randy Allen, fire chief for the Miner Volunteer Fire Department, pictured left, checks the self-contained breathing unit on a firefighter during training exercises Saturday at a structure on Highway H.
Delta 'D' claims title (12/10/07)
CHAFFEE -- The 31st Annual Chaffee Lady Devils girls basketball tournament came to a close on Saturday afternoon, as the Kelly Lady Hawks lost a heartbreaker to the Delta Lady Bobcats in a low-scoring championship battle 40-28. The free throw line played a factor in all three of Saturday's games, and proved to be a slight factor in the Lady Hawks loss, but wasn't the deciding factor...
Arabelle Cunningham (12/10/07)
SIKESTON - Arabelle Cunningham, 95, died Dec. 10, 2007, at Miner Nursing Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Dink Fidler (12/10/07)
BERTRAND -- Julia Ann "Dink" Stubblefield Fidler, 66, died at 6:10 a.m. Dec. 10, 2007, at Bertrand Nursing Center. Born Jan. 9, 1941, in Charleston, to the late Lee S. and Mary Marie Tatumn Stubblefield, she had lived in the Cahokia, Ill. area for a number of years, where she was employed as a mailing clerk with Direct Mail USA until her retirement in 1995. She had attended the Apostolic Pentecostal Church at Royalton, Ill...
Mildred Scroggins (12/10/07)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers at graveside services conducted on Sunday at the Center Ridge Cemetery in Center Ridge, Ark. for Mildred Scroggins, 89, who died Dec. 6, 2007, were: Steve Suiter, Mike Suiter, Steve Belvin, Jerry Corder, Tim Jinnigs and Brandon Hamton...
Rick Cox (12/10/07)
EDMOND, Okla. -- Rick Wayne Cox, 55, passed away on Dec. 5, 2007. Rick was born Feb. 25, 1952 to Jere and Virginia Cox of Sikeston, Mo., at the Naval hospital in Pensacola, Fla. Musically gifted, Rick spent a large portion of his life as a union musician playing throughout the United States and Canada. ...
Stella Hulshof (12/10/07)
PORTAGEVILLE - Stella Cecelia Hulshof, 91, died Dec. 7, 2007, at Portageville Nursing Center. Born June 25, 1916, at Portageville, to the late Daniel K. and Eda Ellen Durbin, she was a member of the St. Eustachius Church and Ladies Sodality in Portageville...
Sherman Rogers (12/10/07)
NEW HAVEN - Sherman C. Rogers, 90, formerly of Dexter, died Dec. 7, 2007, at St. John's Mercy Hospital in Washington, Mo. Born March 17, 1917, at Freeland, Mich., to the late Lewis J. and Doris Hazel Beach Rogers, he was a member of the Community Church of Christ at Lowndes. A retired welder, he was a United States Army veteran serving during World War II...
Bert Wethington (12/10/07)
WOODSON TERRACE - Herbert Vernon "Bert" Wethington, 70, died Dec. 8, 2007, at his home. Bon Oct. 7, 1937, in Cline's Island, son of the late Virgil and Elsie Johnson Wethington, he had served in the United States Army and retired from the Ford Motor Company. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and was a member of the Missouri 8 Ball Pool League...
Clarence Cantrell (12/10/07)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Clarence E. Cantrell, 96, formerly of Sikeston, died Dec. 9, 2007, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home of Sikeston.
Looking Back 12/10 (12/10/07)
SIKESTON - The Rev. R.M. Talbert, pastor of the Christian Church, will continue as pastor of the local church, following action taken at a church meeting last week. ESSEX - Advance broke the century barrier in its opening round 109-69 over St. Henry's of Charleston last night in the Richland Invitational basketball tournament. Highlight of the night was the 40-point performance of Advance guard Ford Morgan...
Your View: A good organization (12/10/07)
I would like to thank you folks for the coverage you have been giving Bootheel Counseling in recent weeks. This organization is one of the best kept secrets in Southeast Missouri. For reasons of confidentiality we can't have a poster child to remind or show citizens of our four-county area what we do for children and adults with mental problems...
Your view: Good eating (12/10/07)
I'm not one for writing, but this time I just had to. I was visiting a friend of mine that moved to Sikeston from Waynesville. While here she took me out to eat at different places in your town. But I have to say the best place she took me was a small town outside of Sikeston. She said its fish fry Friday, we have to go here to eat and we did...
SpeakOut 12/10 (12/10/07)
Everyday in SpeakOut someone is blaming Gov. Blunt for cutting costs and making changes in the welfare system. It worries me that so many people think that the taxes paid by working Americans is for the sole purpose of taking care of those who don't work. ...