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Stories from Monday, March 10, 2008

Fuel costs impacting truckers (03/10/08)
SIKESTON -- Rising fuel prices seem to be hitting everyone. But the increasing cost of diesel -- which had a national average of $3.67 a gallon this week, up $1.03 from last year, according to the Energy Information Administration -- is pinching the pocketbooks of trucking companies and independent drivers...
A new reason to sing (03/10/08)
SIKESTON -- American Christian music fans might not recognize the voice of singer Judy Leigh, but European and United Kingdom listeners have pushed her songs up the charts repeatedly over the last few years. Now Leigh has earned the title of "Top Traditional Gospel Female Artist for 2008 in Europe and the UK."...
More charges filed by Sikeston DPS (03/10/08)
SIKESTON - More charges were filed on subject who was arrested with the help of an alert resident Sikeston's city camera system. Andrew Washington, 22, of Sikeston wanted for four counts of first degree statutory sodomy was arrested by Sikeston Department of Public Safety officers on March 3...
Statewide tornado drill is planned (03/10/08)
SIKESTON -- The city of Sikeston and Scott County Schools will participate in a statewide severe weather tornado drill Tuesday. The drill, which is scheduled for 1:30 p.m., is being conducted in cooperation with the National Weather Service and the State Emergency Management Agency...
Two more to go (03/10/08)
WEST PLAINS -- It seems that the Scott County Central Braves (27-2) have made a habit of opening the first quarter with a very quick lead throughout the season. At the West Plains Civic Center on Saturday, the Braves did just that to put away the Chadwick Cardinals, 98-73, in the Class 1, quarterfinal round to advance to their first final four appearance since 1994...
NMCC season ends at hands of Blue Devils (03/10/08)
FARMINGTON -- The New Madrid County Central Eagles' playoff push came to an abrupt halt on Saturday afternoon at the hands of the Maplewood- Richmond Heights Blue Devils, 59-52. The Farmington Civic Center was nearly filled to capacity as the two teams came in battling for a spot at the coveted Final Four appearance in Columbia...
Vernetta Scherer (03/10/08)
KELSO - Vernetta Julia Scherer, 96, died at 10:25 a.m. March 9, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 5, 1911, in Kelso, to the late Louis and Catherine Heisserer Burger, she was a homemaker and a member of the St. Augustine Catholic Church and Ladies Sodality in Kelso...
Garry Chism (03/10/08)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Garry Lynn Chism, 55, formerly of Sikeston, died at 7:54 a.m. March 4, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Jan. 23, 1953, in Sikeston, to the late O.C. and Norma Goldie King Chism, he was a truck driver with CRST...
Reta Martin (03/10/08)
VANDUSER -- Reta M. Martin, 79, died March 9, 2008, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with the Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
William McCormick (03/10/08)
HAYTI -- William Dalton McCormick, 91, died March 8, 2008, at his home. Born Feb. 7, 1917, at Decatur, Tenn., he was the son of the late Olean Roberts and Melton McCormick. In 1941, at Caruthersville, he married Georgia Rogers who survives of the home...
Jimmy Hunsperger (03/10/08)
CHARLESTON -- James R. "Jimmy" Hunsperger, 40, died at 12:05 p.m. March 8, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Oct. 26, 1967, in St. Louis, to the late Curtis Lincoln and Mabel Germaine Givens Hunsperger, he had lived most of his life in Mississippi County where he had been employed with Brown Shoe Company in Charleston until its closing. He had also worked as a mechanic...
John Sargent (03/10/08)
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Dr. John Sargent, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died March 8, 2008, at his daughter's home in Memphis. Arrangements are incomplete with the Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Muriel Lambert (03/10/08)
SIKESTON - Muriel Lambert, 89, died March 9, 2008, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Born Aug. 4, 1918, in Iola, Kan., to the late Earl and Pearl Peterson, she was a member of Shady Acres Church of Christ for 70 years and a rural route carrier for the Daily Standard...
Motell Smith (03/10/08)
SIKESTON -- Motell B. Smith, 89, died March 8, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Jan. 31, 1919, in New Madrid County, to the late Spurlin and Birdie Duke Beck Sr., she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Sikeston. On May 13, 1941, she married Roland Smith who preceded her in death on Jan. 1, 1992...
Dorothy Springs (03/10/08)
SIKESTON - Dorothy Springs, 83, died March 10, 2008, at St. John's Hospital in Tulsa, Okla. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Regina Lomax (03/10/08)
BELL CITY -- Regina Dawn Lomax, 49, died March 7, 2008, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born Sept. 10, 1958, in Cape Girardeau, to Glenda Learue Derickson Fout of Sikeston and the late Dickie Derickson, she was a 1976 graduate of Lilbourn High School. A homemaker, she was of the Baptist belief...
Lorell Murphy (03/10/08)
DEXTER -- Stacy Lorell Murphy, 92, died March 8, 2008, at her home. Born Oct. 23, 1915, at Elbridge, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late E.H. and Bessie Huey Crabtree. She and her husband lived and farmed near Bernie for many years before moving in 1981 to Dexter where she attended the Southwest Church of the Nazarene...
Norma Chism (03/10/08)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Norma G. Chism, 80, formerly of Benton and Sikeston, died at 12:17 p.m. March 8, 2008, at The Lutheran Home. Born July 10, 1927, in Bell City, to the late William and Ella Menta Trentham King, she was a shoe skiver for International Shoe Company in Sikeston and Florsheim Shoe Co. in Chaffee. She was of the Church of Christ belief...
Births (Published 3/10) (03/10/08)
Williams CAPE GIRARDEAU - Carrie and Elliott Williams are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 1:52 p.m. Jan. 29, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center's Family BirthPlace in Cape Girardeau. Elliott "Eli" Hunter Williams weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 19.25 inches long...
Looking Back 3/10 (03/10/08)
SIKESTON - Mrs. W.O. Dystart entertained this afternoon with a party for her son, Billy, who celebrated his first birthday. --- SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. William Corrigan announce the arrival of a daughter born Monday evening, March 8, at St. Francis Hospital in Cape Girardeau...
SpeakOut 3/10 (03/10/08)
I don't think one neighbor has the right to give away another neighbor's puppies. Both of these neighbors have dogs that run loose and get into all of our yards. We are not in city limits. Hope your dogs don't come up missing. This momma dog must have watched her puppies leave. Now she has started chasing trucks. Shame on you!...