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Stories from Tuesday, February 5, 2008

Residents should watch for flooding (02/05/08)
PADUCAH, Ky. - The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for the region through this evening. Abundant moisture combined with a frontal boundary expected to stall over part of the four-state today will set the stage for heavy rainfall generally along and northwest of a line from Boonville, Ind., to Cairo, Ill, to Dexter, Mo. From one to three inches of rain are possible with the system...
More buildings coming down (02/05/08)
SIKESTON - The city will tear down another 10 structures found to be health and safety hazards. Council members approved the resolution authorizing the demolitions during the regular City Council meeting Monday. Sue Rogers, council member, voiced concerns about the owners being properly notified. It was decided that the demolitions will be subject to review by the city manager to ensure owners are notified...
Two attempt to pass forged prescriptions (02/05/08)
BENTON - One of two persons arrested in connection with passing counterfeit/forged prescriptions at local pharmacies will be in court today. Akilah Woods, 25, of Memphis is to be arraigned today in Division II of Scott County Circuit Court. Woods and Byron Walker, 34, also of Memphis were arrested by the Sikeston Department of Public Safety which received a tip Jan. ...
Leading Missouri's Masons (02/05/08)
CHARLESTON -- Although he knew the appointment would come for about nine years, Bruce Austin of Charleston is still a bit in shock that he is the grand master for Missouri for the Freemasons, A.F. & A.M. "It's very exciting," said Austin, whose position was approved in September. "But very humbling at the same time."...
Jackson shuts down SHS in second half (02/05/08)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs were looking to continue their winning ways on Monday evening, as they invited the Jackson Lady Indians. Sikeston began play with the first basket, but over the course of the first quarter would trade leads back-and-forth with Jackson, eventually giving the Lady Indians the edge 13-10 after one...
Sikeston cruises to easy road win (02/05/08)
CARUTHERSVILLE -- The Sikeston Bulldogs traveled to Caruthersville Monday night to take on the Tigers. It proved to be little contest for the visiting team as the Bulldogs rolled to a 65-37 victory. Sikeston jumped out early, leading 22-11 by the end of the first quarter and 41-19 by halftime as liberal substitutions for the Bulldogs came throughout...
Dexter wins OT battle (02/05/08)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- When Dexter's leading scorer Katelyn Heil fouled out of Monday's contest with 18 seconds remaining in a 49-49 game with Notre Dame, it looked like the Lady Bulldogs would keep their mental edge over the Lady Bearcats. Especially after Notre Dame freshman Allyson Bradshaw hit a game-tying shot with 1 second remaining in regulation...
Tanya Robinson (02/05/08)
DEXTER - Tanya Robinson, 33, died Feb. 4, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Helen Moore (02/05/08)
ANTELOPE, Calif. - Helen Glascock Moore, 92, formerly of Portageville, Mo., died Feb. 4, 2008, at her daughter's home in Antelope. Arrangements are incomplete with DeLisle Funeral Home of Portageville.
Thelma Bess (02/05/08)
SIKESTON - Thelma A. Bess, 99, died at 7:48 a.m. Feb. 5, 2008, at West Ridge Place in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Rutha Artis (02/05/08)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers at services conducted Monday at the Watkins and Sons Chapel in Dexter for Rutha L. Artis, 84, who died Jan. 31, 2008, were: Roger Artis, Thomas Artis, Christopher Artis, Eric Artis, Lance Jackson and Brandon Barnes. Honorary pallbearers were William Artis Jr., Larry Artis and Mark Artis...
Reva Henrickson (02/05/08)
NEW MADRID - Reva Lucille Potter Henrickson, 87, died Feb. 4, 2008, at the Golden Living Center in New Madrid. Born Feb. 9, 1920, in Oklahoma, to the late John and Katie Van Dyke Potter, she grew up in Leeper with her parents, two sisters and three brothers. After the death of her father, the family moved to Poplar Bluff...
Births (Published 2/5) (02/05/08)
Hall SIKESTON - Derrick Hall and Latoya Hart are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 11:27 a.m. Dec. 22, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Derre'ell Lyntrez Hall weighed 7 pounds and was 19.5 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Lori Walker and Danny Hart...
Looking Back 2/5 (02/05/08)
SIKESTON - The mercury dropped to 13 degrees this morning to give Sikeston its lowest reading thermometer in the last three days. NEW MADRID - The reorganized New Madrid Chamber of Commerce recently elected nine members to its board of directors. They are: Harold White, Kelly Adams, F.M. Baird, Bob Seeman, Bob Blades, Jim Cravens, Larry Rost and L.H. Recker...
My vote is for none of the candidates (02/05/08)
I am somewhat ashamed to admit I did not vote in today's Missouri presidential primary election. Under virtually any other circumstance, I would have been among the first in line. But for a variety of reasons, this year is different. I know, I know...even those of us disenchanted should always take this privilege of selecting the person we want to hold the highest office in the land. ...
SpeakOut 2/5 (02/05/08)
Well, we're less than two weeks away from electing one Republican and one Democrat for president for the November election. There was this CBS News anchor lady interviewing all the candidates. She asked a question about religious beliefs. Out of all the candidates, Mike Huckabee was the only one that said he believed Jesus was the Savior of the world. ...