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Stories from Friday, March 14, 2008

Man charged with steroid possession (03/14/08)
BENTON -- A Sikeston man was arrested for possession of syringes and animal steroids, which are occasionally used by humans to increase body mass. Tristan L. Pullam, 31, of 216 Matt St. in Sikeston, was charged with felony possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia, according to a Scott County Sheriff's Department news release. Bond was set at $2,500...
New lease agreement for hangars drafted (03/14/08)
CHARLESTON -- Those owning hangars at the Mississippi County airport will soon see new lease agreements. County Clerk Junior DeLay advised county commissioners during their regular meeting Thursday that he has drafted a lease agreement to reflect the new county policy for the hangars...
Gardeners get busy (03/14/08)
Eddie Arnold weeds flower beds Thursday morning. With temperatures reaching the 70s this week, as well as clear skies, local gardeners are beginning to prepare their vegetable and flower gardens for planting.
Root of expensive phone bills uncovered (03/14/08)
BENTON -- When Scott County officials shut down the E-911 substation in Miner in mid-December, they thought they would see an immediate drop in their phone bills. But they haven't seen that decrease over the past two months, and met with AT&T representatives during Thursday's regular meeting to find out why...
Ready, aim, fire (03/14/08)
SIKESTON -- High training standards for firearms ensure Sikeston police -- and residents -- are as safe as they can be. Firearms training and qualification tests are required for "everybody that is a certified police officer that has arrest power and carries a firearm in the performance of their duty," said Lt. Rick Rapert of the Sikeston Department of Public Safety...
Braves lose thriller (03/14/08)
COLUMBIA -- It was one of the most anticipated match-ups throughout the 2008 MSHSAA Show-Me Showdown. It was one of the most anticipated match-ups throughout Class 1. It was even one of the most anticipated match-ups throughout the state of Missouri...
Martha Wallace (03/14/08)
KENNETT - Martha Locke Wallace, 79, died March 13, 2008, at St. Bernard Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. Born Dec. 17, 1928, in Columbus, Miss., to the late Oscar Brothers and Mattie Ashford Locke, she spent over 30 years working as a certified alcohol and drug abuse counselor for the state of Missouri and touched the lives of many people through her association with Alcoholics Anonymous. She was a lifelong member of the Presbyterian Church in Kennett...
Juanita Dillon (03/14/08)
MOREHOUSE -- Juanita Dillon, 98, died March 13, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Aug. 20, 1909, in Morehouse, to the late Charles and Minnie Hall, she had lived all her life in Morehouse and was a longtime member of the Rauch-Spence Memorial Methodist Church...
Births (Published 3/14) (03/14/08)
Hurst JACKSON - Sarah Burns and Colby Hurst are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 7:29 a.m. Feb. 1, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Landon James Hurst weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 19 inches long. Maternal grandparents are James "Bo" Burns and Laurie Burns of Gordonville...
Looking Back 3/14 (03/14/08)
PORTAGEVILLE - Mr. and Mrs. George Henderson of Portageville are parents of a daughter born Sunday night at St. Francis Hospital in Cape Girardeau. --- SIKESTON - Today the Malone Theatre will present "Glamour Girl" with Gene Krupa and Virginia Grey. Tomorrow will feature "Scudda Hoo, Scudda Hay" with June Haver and Lon McAllister...
SpeakOut 3/14 (03/14/08)
We get sick and tired of KFVS televising the accidents that happen with the ice and snow. Why in the world don't they advertise the closing of businesses and plants as well as schools? They must not realize that taxpayers are the ones that are keeping these schools open. And here they are risking their lives to get there while teachers sit at home and take life easy and complain about they don't make no money...