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Stories from Sunday, February 10, 2008

Science on display (02/10/08)
Paxton Reynolds, a sophomore at Sikeston Senior High School, displays his science fair project at the Field House. The Sikeston Public Schools School Fair will be open to public from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday to view the 81 junior and senior division projects. The award ceremony will begin at 3 p.m...
A little bit of history (02/10/08)
SIKESTON -- If anyone knows the smallest details of the Sikeston Depot, it is Charles Turner of Charleston. Turner has recreated the depot, down to the tiniest detail in miniature. "This is amazing," marveled Mike Marsh, executive director of the Sikeston Depot, as Turner presented the miniature building to the Depot. "Oh my gosh, it has the handicap entrance door, even the handle is in the right place," Marsh said...
MDMC Pass Codes: Patients can share details on health (02/10/08)
SIKESTON -- Missouri Delta Medical Center officials have found a way to both comply with HIPAA's privacy regulations and allow for more detailed information to be released to patients' loved ones. Since 2003, privacy rules that were included in the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 have put tight limits on the type of information hospitals and other healthcare providers are able to provide leaving many family members and friends in the dark about their loved one's condition.. ...
Richland knocks off state-ranked Clarkton (02/10/08)
RICHLAND -- The Richland Rebels played host to the state-ranked Clarkton Reindeer on Friday night, the Rebels used a big third quarter to gain the lead and went on to win, 80-71. Richland was down by one point at halftime, 36-35. But, the Rebels outscored Clarkton 25-14 to take a 10 point lead at the end of the third quarter...
Dexter girls make case for top seed in districts (02/10/08)
DEXTER -- Two of the area's top teams squared off Friday night when the Dexter Lady Bearcats took on the visiting Lady Pirates of Perryville. In the end, Dexter made a solid case for the No. 1 seed at districts, beating their Class 4 opponent 52-36...
Scott Central starts strong in conference win at Oran (02/10/08)
ORAN -- The Scott County Central Braves got off to a fast start to help bring down a conference opponent Friday night, cruising past the Oran Eagles, 89- 57. The Braves scored 16 consecutive points to start the game, until Kody Campbell put the Eagles on the board at the 4:30 mark. Scott Central continued to put the ball in the basket quickly to rack up 37 points in the first quarter, to go up 37-10...
Charleston utilizes bench in win over Portageville (02/10/08)
PORTAGEVILLE -- The Portageville Bulldogs' district foe, Charleston, came to town Friday evening, stealing a victory from the home team. The Bluejays started with a different set-up on the floor to begin the game, and over the course of 32 minutes, nine players got involved in the 78-65 win...
Sikeston overcomes slow start to beat Cape Central (02/10/08)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Cape Central Tigers gave the Sikeston Bulldogs fits for a half of Friday night's SEMO Conference basketball game. But the Bulldogs wasted no time in the second half coming to life and putting away the Tigers 59-44 to improve to 19-3 and 6-1 in conference...
Business briefcase 2/10 (02/10/08)
SIKESTON -- Semo Electric Cooperative has brought in Glen Cantrell to be their new communications manager. Cantrell moves into this new position after having spent the past year with the Southeast Missourian and before that, he spent several years in radio in the local area...
A round of changes come to Wyatt Bar (02/10/08)
WYATT -- A lot of changes have been made at The Oasis since Vallorie and Timothy Jones assumed ownership of the bar, formerly known as the Wheelhouse, last August. "It's just about keeping an old hometown bar open," said Trent Lane, manager. "It's important to have things close by when you're in a really rural area like us."...
'Pappy' hangs up duty belt for last time at DPS (02/10/08)
SIKESTON -- With "mixed emotions," the Sikeston Department of Public Safety announces the retirement of Officer Jerry Alley after 18 years of service. In a recent news release, Sgt. Jim McMillen, DPS public information officer, called Alley , also known as "Pappy" to many, "one of our finest officers."...
Sikeston employees honored (02/10/08)
Darren Martin of the Department of Public Works' street division, pictured right, recently received a cash award and plaque after being named DPW's Employee of the First Quarter. In presenting the award, Mayor Mike Marshall, pictured left, noted Martin's leading role in runway lighting maintenance issues and Martin's training skills which helped two new employees successfully complete CDL license testing on their first attempt. ...
Cheryl Pruett (02/10/08)
CHAFFEE - Cheryl Jean Jackson Pruett, 50, beloved wife, mother, daughter, sister and grandmother, died Feb. 7, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Aug. 31, 1957, at Paso Robles, Calif., to Eugene and Deloris Parker Jackson. Cheryl was a graduate of Delta High School and Metro Business College. She was employed at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee and a member of Randles Baptist Church...
Olive Epperly (02/10/08)
SIKESTON - Olive R. Epperly, 91, died Feb. 8, 2008, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Born Dec. 9, 1916, in Sikeston, to the late Edgar F. and Jennie Schneider Jones, she was a member of the Smith Street Church of God in Sikeston and had been a cook for the Sikeston Regional Center before retiring...
Dorothy Reynolds (02/10/08)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services to be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Dorothy Reynolds, 85, who died Feb. 7, 2008, will be: Rick Burnett, Hank Sipple, Brian Barborek, Todd Barborek, Alan Barborek, Doug Estes and Ron Sherrod...
Crafton - Richard (02/10/08)
SCOTT, Ark. -- Rebecca Danielle Crafton and Ryan Jesse Richard were united in marriage during a 2 p.m. Sept. 1, 2007, ceremony at Marlsgate Plantation in Scott. Steven Kyle, pastor of Central Baptist Church in North Little Rock, officiated. David Garner, owner of Marlsgate Plantation, served as the event coordinator...
Swogger - Anderson (02/10/08)
SIKESTON -- Janice Swogger of Sikeston has announced the engagement of her daughter, Dr. Marcy Marie Swogger, to Dr. Stephen Thomas Duncan, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Thomas Duncan III of Kenosha, Wis. Swogger is also the daughter of the late George Swogger...
Looking Back 2/10 (02/10/08)
SIKESTON - E.E. McAmis will be the new president of the Sikeston Chamber of Commerce following an election of officers held last night at a regular meeting of the group at the Dunn Hotel. --- SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Thatcher Scism and son moved Monday to Cape Girardeau. where they have bought a new home. The residence which they have vacated will be occupied by Mr. and Mrs. Charles G. Lindley...
LCRA is making a difference in town (02/10/08)
For a number of years there has been an ongoing discussion in Sikeston about the future of our community. More specifically, there has been a discussion on how to reverse a trend toward decline in our community. The subject took on added emphasis a couple of years ago when voters here overwhelmingly - and I mean overwhelmingly - approved a measure to help fund the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority...
Speakout 2/10 (02/10/08)
I'm calling in response to Be a brother. There's more responsible than just the coaches for kids selling drugs. There's parents, counselors, pastors and more. I merely mentioned the coaches because we were talking about the athletes. I mentioned McFerren and Cookson because I know several of the ex-players that were like the ones in Operation Grinch that are hard working young men now due to the differences these two men made in their lives - on the court and off the court. ...