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Stories from Monday, January 28, 2008

Two are killed in weekend accidents (01/28/08)
BLOOMFIELD -- There were two fatal accidents in the area over the weekend, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Around 4:04 a.m. Saturday on Missouri Highway 25, half a mile south of Bloomfield, a car driven by Dustin W. Lincoln, 29, of Millersville, ran off the roadway and overturned. Lincoln was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene by Stoddard County Coroner Morgan Sifford...
Biodiesel producers may get a set market (01/28/08)
LILBOURN -- Thanks to a push from the Governor and the General Assembly, biodiesel producers in Missouri may soon have a guaranteed market for their product. "It will certainly be helpful -- anything that is going to make more demand for the biodiesel product will help the producers," said Stan Polivick, general manager of the Great River Soy Processing Cooperative in Lilbourn...
Child struck by car in Caruthersville (01/28/08)
CARUTHERSVILLE - A 10-year-child was seriously injured when his bicycle was struck by a vehicle. According to the Caruthersville Police Department, the child was riding his bike at 6:29 p.m. Sunday near the intersection of Truman Boulevard and West Seventh Street when the accident occurred...
Organizers are gearing up for KRCC telethon (01/28/08)
SIKESTON -- It may be more than a month away, but organizers of the Kenny Rogers Children's Center telethon are already gearing up for the 28th annual fundraiser. "It's that time of year again, and there are plenty of ways everyone can get involved," said Michelle Fayette, executive director of the Center...
Hot-shooting SHS pounds Portageville (01/28/08)
PORTAGEVILLE -- "Wow." That was Portageville head coach Jim Bidewell's first reaction after Saturday's game against Sikeston. "I tell you, today they were the best team that we've seen all year," he added. "They just did everything right." Bidewell's initial thoughts followed the 91-52 loss that his home-team Bulldogs were handed from the visiting Sikeston Bulldogs Saturday afternoon...
Portageville pressure defense suffocates Lady Bulldogs (01/28/08)
PORTAGEVILLE -- The state-ranked Portageville Lady Bulldogs defeated the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs 82-38 Saturday afternoon. Portageville controlled the game from the beginning, as they jumped out to a 25-9 lead after one quarter of play, and led 52-13 at the break...
Glen Huddleston (01/28/08)
GREENVILLE -- Glen Huddleston, 75, formerly of Grayridge, died Jan. 26, 2008, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Born Jan. 23, 1933, at Bernie, to the late W.T. and Oma Jordan Huddleston, he was a member of the Kime General Baptist Church at Greenville, a farmer and a former plant operator for Monsanto Chemical at Hunterville...
David Butler (01/28/08)
PORTAGEVILLE -- David E. Butler, 65, died Jan. 26, 2008, at the Gideon Care Center. Born Dec. 16, 1942, at Portageville, to Harold L. Butler Sr. of Portageville and the late Francis Downing Butler, he was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served during the Korean War. A member of the Lilbourn VFW and the First Assembly of God Church in Portageville, he was employed by Noranda...
Lueanna Ergle (01/28/08)
DEXTER -- Lueanna Ergle, 86, formerly of Sikeston, died at 1:05 p.m. Jan. 25, 2008, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Dec. 4, 1921, in Double Springs, Ala., to the late James and Ethel Curtis Cagle, she was a housewife and of the Baptist faith...
Dollie Vaughn (01/28/08)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers at services conducted today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Dollie Vaughn, 75, who died Jan. 25, 2008, were: James Watkins, Kevin Dennis, Henry Vaughn, Jonathon Bowles, Jeff Gates, John Helms, Danny Haley and Wally Wells.
Ellen Kiefer (01/28/08)
ORAN -- Ellen M. Kiefer, 79, died at 10:50 a.m. Jan. 27, 2008, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 5, 1928, in Casa, Ark., to the late Z.C. and Myrtle Moore Cody, she was a retired housekeeper at St. Francis Medical Center and a member of the Assembly of God in Chaffee...
Dixie Urhahn (01/28/08)
BENTON - Dixie Vernita Urhahn, 91, died at 11:20 p.m. Jan. 25, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 26, 1916, at Morley, to the late Jesse and Blanche Williams Kirby, she had been a seamstress for Ely Walker Co. in Scott City. She was a member of St. Denis Catholic Church and the Ladies Sodality in Benton and the Benton Senior Citizens...
Rob Watkins (01/28/08)
DEXTER --Robert Daniel "Rob" Watkins, 49, died Jan. 25, 2008, at the Barnes Hospital in St. Louis. Born Dec. 6, 1958, in Poplar Bluff, son of Marsh Watkins of Dexter and the late Bobbie Lucius Watkins, he had lived in Dexter most of his life. He was a veteran of the U. S. Navy, where he served as a recovery diver, had worked on tug boats in New York Harbor, for Budget Mobile Homes, and for Harty Construction in Dexter...
Births (Published 1/28) (01/28/08)
Hackworth BENTON - Staci and John Hackworth are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 12:39 a.m. Dec. 15, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Baylee Kay Hackworth weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce, and was 21 inches long...
Looking Back 1/28 (01/28/08)
SIKESTON - Rufus T. Sailors, 33, of Sikeston, who died Wednesday in San Francisco, Calif., will be returned to Sikeston for funeral services and burial. --- SIKESTON - Frank S. Clinton, 42, general insurance agent at Festus, died unexpectedly Monday night at his home. Survivors include: one daughter, Amy Lee Clinton; one son, Charles Edward Clinton; and one sister, Mrs. Fred Elfrank, all of Sikeston...
SpeakOut 1/28 (01/28/08)
This is to the caller who wants to ask Hillary Clinton about menopause. What a good idea. But why stop at Hillary? Let's ask all candidates that question. We should have asked George Bush those same questions: "Have you been over your menopause? Have you reached menopause?" Then maybe we wouldn't have lost so many soldiers and Marines in Iraq. It'll take a menopausal woman to bring this country back to greatness...