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Stories from Monday, January 7, 2008

Woman injured in freak accident (01/07/08)
NEW MADRID -- An Indiana woman was seriously injured after part of a brake from another vehicle crashed through the windshield of the vehicle she was riding in and struck her. According to Missouri State Highway Patrol reports, at 7 p.m. Sunday about a mile north of New Madrid, motorist Howard E. ...
Bootheel woman recalls 102 years (01/07/08)
PORTAGEVILLE - Don't ask Hester Rainwater about the good old days. "Some people call it the good ol' days. I don't," she said. "I call it the hard working days." She should know. At 102, she has watched thousands of days come and go. Growing up on a farm with two brothers and a sister (two other sisters died young), Rainwater said she learned the value of work early when she was child chopping and picking cotton in the fields around Newburn,Tenn...
SHS graduate marches in New Year's Day parade (01/07/08)
SIKESTON -- While many sat at home watching football games and parades on New Year's Day on Tuesday, one Sikeston graduate was part of the action. Gary Roberts, a 2004 graduate of Sikeston High School who now attends Missouri State University in Springfield, marched with the MSU Pride Marching Band in the Tournament of Roses parade in Pasadena, Calif...
SEMO women slip past Eastern Illinois (01/07/08)
CHARLESTON, Ill. - Junior guard Tarina Nixon (Gilbert, Ariz./Highland) recorded 17 points and a game-high five assists in leading Southeast Missouri State to a Ohio Valley Conference road win Saturday evening over conference-leading Eastern Illinois by a score of 55-51 at EIU's Lantz Arena. The Redhawks improve to 9-5 (4-1) on the year and the Panthers saw their record fall to 6-8 (5-1)...
Dela Ferrenburg (01/07/08)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Dela Mae Ferrenburg, 88, died at 11 a.m. Jan. 5, 2008, at her home. Born July 12, 1919, in Marston, to the late William and Maude McBroom Clayton, she had lived near East Prairie for the past 13 years. On March 14, 1943, she married Willie Francis "Cotton" Ferrenburg, who survives of the home...
Dorothy Bodine (01/07/08)
NEW MADRID -- Dorothy Bodine, 82, died Jan. 6, 2008, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Dec. 3, 1925, in Pemiscot County, to the late WIlliam and Myrtle Morefield Hawkins, she was a member of the Marston United Methodist Church. In 1946, she married Kenneth Bodine, who preceded her in death in 1976...
Mary Kinder (01/07/08)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Mary Frances Hunter Kinder, a lifelong Cape Girardeau resident and a member of one of Southeast Missouri's oldest families, died Jan. 4, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Born June 17, 1926 in Benton, at the family home on what was then known as Hunter Hill, the youngest of five children born to William Joseph and Ida May Wise Hunter. ...
Bertha Crawford (01/07/08)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Bertha Crawford, 75, died Jan. 4, 2008, at the Pemiscot Memorial Health Center in Hayti. Visitation will be held at 6 p.m. today at the DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville where services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday. Burial will follow in the Portageville Cemetery...
Sherman Boone (01/07/08)
MALDEN - Sherman F. Boone, 88, formerly of Dexter, died Jan. 4, 2008, at the Golden Living Center. Born Sept. 1, 1919, near Dexter, he lived in Dexter, where he had owned and operated Boone's Grocery Store, for many years until moving to Malden 21 years ago. He was a member of the Methodist Church and the Masonic Lodge, a Shriner and a veteran of the U.S. Navy...
John Musgrave Jr. (01/07/08)
DEXTER - John W. Musgrave Jr., 78, died Jan. 6, 2008, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born Dec. 5, 1929, in Bernie, to the late John W. and Rosa Ann Masterson Musgrave Sr., he had grown up in Idalia, moved to Flint, Mich. for several years and returned to Dexter in 1952, where he was a member of the Faith Lutheran Church. A veteran of the U.S. Navy, he was a heavy equipment operator and had worked for Foster Land Grading...
Duncan Gilchrist (01/07/08)
SIKESTON - Duncan Gilchrist, 66, died Jan. 5, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Nov. 19, 1941, in Freeport, Ill., to the late Leslie and Virginia Bartlett Gilchrist, he was a veteran of the U.S. Army and an engineer for National Lock...
Michael Avery (01/07/08)
ESSEX - Michael Avery, 60, died Jan. 5, 2008, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb 28, 1947, at Sikeston, son of Ira and Jean Brown Avery of Whitewater, he was a self-employed carpenter and of the Baptist belief. On June 26, 1965, at Frisco, he married Ruth Francis, who survives of the home near Essex...
Vesta Barkovitz (01/07/08)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Vesta Francis Barkovitz, 98, died Jan. 5, 2008, at Cape Girardeau. Born Nov. 25, 1909, in Arkansas City, Kan., to the late Arthur V. and Mary McBride Francis, she was a longtime educator and piano teacher. She was a graduate of B.M. Central College in Fayette, and taught in the Portageville School district from 1940 to 1944 and 1966 to 1971. A member of PEO Chapter GU Sisterhood, she directed the choirs of the Methodist Church and First Baptist Church of Portageville...
William Sutton (01/07/08)
MISSION, Kan. -- William Louis Sutton, 68, died Jan. 3, 2008, at his home. Born Sept. 26, 1939 in Cape Girardeau, Mo., to the late William C. and Louis Ellen (Tanner) Sutton, he lived in Sikeston, Mo., until moving to Kansas City in 1962. After graduating from Sikeston High School, he joined the Army in 1957, went to Army Security School for six months to become a Morse interceptor and was discharged in 1962. ...
Looking Back 1/7 (01/07/08)
SIKESTON - In a hard-fought game that ran into overtime, the Sikeston High School basketball team defeated the Oran Cagers 35-31 last night at Oran. SIKESTON - A workshop open to the public and designed to acquaint area residents with the work of the Sikeston Regional Diagnostic Clinic will be held today through Friday at the new clinic on Plaza Drive. ...
SpeakOut 1/7 (01/07/08)
Please people, turn on your headlights. It is so hard to see you. It just might mean your life. Please, turn on your headlights. This is for the person who said Thanks for nothing. Apparently the Standard Democrat wouldn't put in anything she called about. ...