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Stories from Thursday, December 20, 2007

Those planning to vote should check registration (12/20/07)
SIKESTON -- With Missouri's presidential primary just a bit more than a month away on Feb. 5, county clerks are reminding constituents of things they need to do to make election day a bit less crazy for all involved. One of the biggest tips is to be sure all address or name changes are reported, said Rita Milam, Scott County Clerk. She said people who move within the same county or city often don't realize this is a must...
Few local races already on tap (12/20/07)
BENTON -- After a couple days of filing for the general municipal election April 8, many incumbents have still not filed although a few races have already developed. Filing opened Tuesday and continues until 5 p.m. Jan. 22 for most cities in area. Filing for Sikeston and Charleston, which have the possibility of a primary election, opened Oct. 16 and closed Nov. 20. Incumbents Sue Rogers in Sikeston and Jack Feezor in Charleston are running without opposition for new terms in office...
Early morning break-in reported (12/20/07)
SIKESTON -- An early morning break-in today at a Sikeston business is under investigation. According to Sikeston Department of Public Safety, a burglary at the Show-Me Rentals building located at 101 N. Ranney was reported at 7:01 a.m. today. Reports said someone broke through the front glass of the building...
Singers spread holiday cheer (12/20/07)
SIKESTON -- When longtime school and community music director Judy Henry was asked to participate in an organized carolers group, she jumped at the chance. "Since I am a music director, I'm always working on a performance, but I seldom get the chance to perform myself," said Henry...
Perryville seeking new football coach (12/20/07)
PERRYVILLE -- Perryville high school is searching for a new head football coach after Rick Chastain submitted a letter of resignation at the school district's last board meeting. Perryville assistant superintendent Russell Leek, who confirmed Chastain's decision to step down, said Tuesday that the school hopes to replace the coach by its February board meeting...
First place (12/20/07)
Heartland Wrestler Luke Collins battled the weather Saturday to compete in the ABC Beginners Round-Robin Tournament in St. Ann. Collins took first place in the Bantam 58 pound weight class.
Wrestlers do well (12/20/07)
On Dec. 16, some members of the Heartland Wrestling Team competed in the Officials/Contenders Wrestling Tournament at Lafayette High School in Wildwood. Although there were about six inches of snow on the ground outside, things heated up inside. The results are as follows. Luke Collins, second place Bantam 58 pound class; Josh Stinnett, first place Midget 112 pound class; Trenton Gross, first place School Boy 90 pound class and Jacob Stinnett, second place School Boy 100 pound class...
Goldie Finney (12/20/07)
PORTAGEVILLE - Goldie Imogene Finney, 70, died Dec. 18, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born May 4, 1937, in Parma, to the late Charles and Minnie Martin Truell, she was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Portageville...
Ida Wallace (12/20/07)
SIKESTON - Ida S. Wallace, 89, died Dec. 19, 2007, at her home. Born June 9, 1918, in Sikeston, to the late Cullen Lee and Dora Kappler Oliver, she had worked for the International Shoe Co. in Sikeston. She was a cook for the Sikeston Public Schools and was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Sikeston...
Larry Coffer (12/20/07)
EAST PRAIRIE - Larry Joe Coffer, 66, died at 3:30 a.m. Dec. 19, 2007, at his home. Born May 5, 1941, at Wolf Island, to the late Forrest W. and Iva Mae Johnson Coffer, he lived most of his life in Mississippi County and was a veteran of the U.S. Army...
Harvey Sizemore Jr. (12/20/07)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Harry L. Sizemore Jr., 86, formerly of Sikeston, died Dec. 18, 2007, at St. Francis Medial Center in Cape Girardeau. Born March 22, 1921, in Kewanee, to the late Harvey L. and Margaret Brasher Sizemore Sr., he was a member of Poplar Bluff Lion's Club and had retired as an assistant director for the Poplar Bluff Housing Authority. ...
Katherine Davis (12/20/07)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Katherine Idell Davis, 97, died at 4:30 p.m. Dec. 18, 2007, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Born Nov. 14, 1910, in Mississippi County, to the late Aubrey A. and Myrtle Presson Metheny, she lived most of her life in Mississippi County. She was a member of the First Church of God in East Prairie and a 1930 graduate of East Prairie High School...
Nancy Childers (12/20/07)
SIKESTON - Nancy K. Childers, 45, died Dec. 19, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Frank Burnett (12/20/07)
SIKESTON - Frank Burnett, 79, died Dec. 20, 2007, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home of Sikeston.
Births (Published 12/20) (12/20/07)
Easter SIKESTON - Jamie Easter and Amy Bryant are the parents of their second child, first son, born at 9:47 a.m. Oct. 26, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Jaydon Terry Loyd Easter weighed 8 pounds, 13 ounces, and was 20 inches long...
Looking Back 12/20 (12/20/07)
SIKESTON - The Kaiser-Frazier franchise for the Sikeston area has been awarded to the H&H Motor Sales Co. on Highway 60 East. The sales office will be located in the building formerly occupied by the Commercial Cooling Corp. at the east edge of Sikeston. In the company are R.C. Howerton and his son, Curt Howerton and son-in-law, Van Hawkins...
Some numbers are out of this world (12/20/07)
The scientific community is all abuzz this week over the discovery of a "death star galaxy" that is blasting a neighboring galaxy with deadly radiation. NASA said this week that telescopes had witnessed this new outer-space "violence" for the first time. This black hole apparently nuzzled up to a nearby galaxy and zapped it with radiation and energy. Eventually the blasts will eat away at the second galaxy, like a knock-out punch in a prize fight...
SpeakOut 12/20 (12/20/07)
Let's all stand up and applaud Super D and give them as much of our business as possible for their outstanding ad. They definitely recognize Christmas for what it's celebrated for, the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ. I don't know who decided to be brave enough to print Luke 2, verse 8-20 in their ad, but whoever it was, I praise God for you and I praise God for your company...