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Stories from Thursday, March 13, 2008

Latest MDMC addition will make surgery experience more pleasant (03/13/08)
SIKESTON -- The latest addition to Missouri Delta Medical Center will make surgeries there a more pleasant experience. Upon completion of the $3.5 million interior construction project on the third floor of the hospital's H wing, patients will begin surgeries there at new pre-...
Sikeston DPS arrest teens at drinking party (03/13/08)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston Department of Public Safety officers have crashed another underage drinking party. According to a Wednesday news release, DPS received a complaint at around 10 p.m. Saturday of a loud party on Sikes Street. Officers quickly responded to the home to find over 37 teens having a party...
Sikeston graduate making history (03/13/08)
SIKESTON -- There's no denying Ryan Beaird will have a full plate during his tenure as student body president of Arkansas State University. Currently the Jonesboro, Ark., university is undergoing a mascot change from the Indians to the Red Wolves. This next academic year also marks the centennial of the school, and to top it off, at 20, the Sikeston High School graduate is making history as the youngest student body president ASU has ever known...
Students prep for journey (03/13/08)
BENTON -- They say there is no better way to understand something than to walk a mile in another's shoes. And as Christians around the world prepare to begin Holy Week, students at St. Denis Catholic School in Benton are doing just that to understand what Jesus' journey to the cross was like. ...
House fire under investigation (03/13/08)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston Department of Public Safety firefighters continue to investigate a Wednesday morning fire at a vacant house. According to Sgt. Thomas Conn of DPS, firefighters were at the scene, 316 Gladys, for about an hour and a half. "It was a contained fire," he said. What took the longest was finding the hot spot, continued Conn, which was located in the attic...
Two arrested for burglary (03/13/08)
CARUTHERSVILLE - Two persons are in custody in connection with a burglary at a business. Mark Galbraith, 18, of Cooter and Robert Allan Blagg, 19, of Steele are expected to appear before Judge Byron Luber today on charges of second degree burglary and stealing, both class C felonies, in connection with the burglary at Randy Grocery Store in downtown Cooter...
Two state qualifiers set to lead SHS golf team (03/13/08)
SIKESTON -- Warmer weather and longer days provide more of an opportunity to drive a tee shot down the fairway, and that's just what the Sikeston Bulldogs varsity golf team has been trying to perfect as the 2008 season draws near. Under new head coach Andy McGill, the Bulldogs will try to continue their success of the 2007 season which provided two state attendees, Bill Green and Dakota Trevino...
Muriel Lambert (03/13/08)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers at services held Wednesday at Ponder Funeral Home for Muriel Lambert, 89, who died March 9, 2008, were: Terry Lambert, Mike Lambert, Robbie Lambert, David Lambert Jr., Tony Boardman and Kevin Kirkpatrick.
Dorothy Springs (03/13/08)
BROKEN ARROW, Okla. - Dorothy Mae Springs, 83, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died March 10, 2008, at St. John's Medical Center in Tulsa. She was born June 26, 1924, in Sikeston, to the late Posey F. and Effie Dabbs Clay. She retired from International Shoe Company and was a member of First United Methodist Church of Sikeston...
Coy Fitzgerald (03/13/08)
WYATT -- Coy Douglas Fitzgerald, 56, died March 12, 2008, at the Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born June 10, 1951, at Cairo, Ill., to the late Orin Douglas "Buddy" Fitzgerald and Mary Louise Lomax Fitzgerald Vaughn, he had lived his entire life in Mississippi County where he attended the Pentecostal Holiness Church in Wyatt. ...
Births (Published 3/13) (03/13/08)
Smith WHEATON - Angela and Jason Smith are the parents of fourth child, second daughter, born at 1:06 p.m. Jan. 30, 2008, at Cox Hospital in Monett. Tierra Renee Smith weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 22.5 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Diane Dunham of Sikeston and James Lombard of Wheaton. Great-grandparents are Harold and Deloris Dunham of Wheaton and Carol Lombard and Wilma Smith of Springdale, Ark...
Looking Back 3/13 (03/13/08)
SIKESTON - With the exception of a portion of the west wing roof, all the exterior work on the building to house the Missouri Delta Community Hospital has been finished. The project is expected to be completed by June or July. SIKESTON - Phoebe Rowe, wife of Burt H. Rowe Sr., was named Woman of the Year last night at the annual banquet in the American Legion Hall. The banquet is sponsored by the Business and Professional Women's Club...
Your view: Optimists say thanks (03/13/08)
The Sikeston Optimist Club would like to thank all those who helped make the Ron Creed Youth in Government Day possible. We are fortunate that we have community leaders, businesses and industries in Sikeston who are committed to the development of Sikeston's future community leaders...
SpeakOut 3/13 (03/13/08)
I was in a popular fast-food restaurant Friday and from where I was standing you could see back in the kitchen. You could see there were four people back there. There were three working on a table and one little girl was dropping the fries, the hamburger meat and doing all the other stuff. ...