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Stories from Monday, March 17, 2008

KRCC telethon is a success (03/17/08)
Top photo: Staff members and children of the Kenny Rogers Children's Center dance during the finale of the telethon Sunday afternoon. The 28th Annual KRCC Telethon concluded Sunday afternoon with over $278,000 raised during the two-day event. Center photo: The Terry Mike Jefferies band from Paducah, Ky., perform Saturday afternoon at the KRCC Telethon held at the Sikeston Field House...
Area residents are appointed to board (03/17/08)
JEFFERSON CITY - Two area residents are slated to serve on the Missouri Workforce Investment Board. The appointments of Martha E. Black of Charleston and Sheila L. Hitt of Advance were announced Monday by Gov. Matt Blunt. The executive director for the Susanna Wesley Family Learning Center, Black holds a bachelor's degree from Memphis State University, a master's degree from Murray State University, and a Ph. D. from Southern Illinois State University...
Civil War re-enactment (03/17/08)
As visitors watch, Civil War re-enactors prepare their gear for a skirmish Sunday at the Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site. More than 40 re-enactors, some from as far away as New York and Colorado, participated in the two-day event which recreated when Gen. John Pope's staff and Co. C of the 47th Illinois Infantry occupied New Madrid during the Civil War...
Sikeston woman was among those nominated for First Lady Award (03/17/08)
SIKESTON -- A Sikeston woman was honored by First Lady Melanie Blunt as a nominee for a First Lady Award. Maxine Lambert, who was nominated in the volunteerism category for this new annual award, attended a ceremony at the Governor's Mansion with over 600 people for the award ceremony...
Vehicle crashes into homes (03/17/08)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston Department of Public Safety officers are investigating a vehicle accident which left two Sikeston homes damaged on Sunday afternoon. According to a news release issued this morning by DPS, at around 4:30 p.m. officers responded to a report that a vehicle that ran off the side of the road and struck two homes on the 500 block of West Murray Lane...
SHS boys shooting for district title; girls will be improved (03/17/08)
SIKESTON -- For every race there is always a starting line and a finishing line. For the Sikeston Bulldogs, the 2008 track season will have a different ending as this will mark the final season of head coach Jerry Dement. While Dement has seen many great track teams over his 29 year coaching career, Dement believes that this year's team has potential to be one of the best...
James Stanfield (03/17/08)
BERNIE - James Henry Stanfield, 78, died March 14, 2008, at his home. Born Feb. 23, 1930, in Bernie, son of the late James Henry and Inez Pyle Stanfield, he was owner and operator of Stanfields Zephyr in Bernie until his retirement, and a U.S. Navy veteran serving during the Korean War...
Roy L. Bollinger (03/17/08)
BLODGETT -- Roy L. Bollinger, 82, died at 12:08 p.m. March 14, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born March 21, 1925, at Scopus, to the late Bernie and Elsie Crader Bollinger, he was a farmer and a veteran of the U.S. Army having served during Word War II...
Juanita Dillon (03/17/08)
MOREHOUSE -- Pallbearers at services conducted Saturday at the Rauch-Spence Memorial Methodist Church in Morehouse for Juanita Dillon, 98, who died March 13, 2008, were: Allan Schoen, Harold McIntyre, Steve McIntyre, Chuck McIntyre, Harold Painter and Jim Yount...
Marie King (03/17/08)
MORLEY -- Marie Hicks King, 88, died at 12:50 a.m. March 17, 2008, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Born Oct. 17, 1919, in Sikeston, to the late Luther and Lucy E. Matthews Hicks, she was a 1937 Sikeston High School graduate. She had worked for over 24 years as a pharmacy technician and clerk for Heisserer's Drug Store in Sikeston and had attended the Morley Baptist Church...
Gordon Mattison (03/17/08)
DEXTER -- Granvell Gordon Mattison Jr., 54, died March 15, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born May 25, 1953, at Sikeston, to Margaret Weldon Mattison of Dexter and the late Granvell Gordon Mattison Sr., he was a member of the First Baptist Church in Dexter and a former computer technician with U.S. Bank...
Steven Felty (03/17/08)
CHAFFEE - Steven Wade Felty, 57, passed away March 15, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 15, 1950, in Cape Girardeau, to the late Wade Odell and Mary Alice Glency Felty. Steve was the supervisor of the Chaffee Sanitation Department, working there for the past 23 years. Prior to working for the city, he was a self-employed mechanic...
Births (Published 3/17) (03/17/08)
Pikey CAPE GIRARDEAU - Michelle and Thomas Pikey are the parents of their second child, first daughter, born at 7:56 a.m Feb. 8, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Mattie Lynn Pikey weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 19.5 inches long...
Looking Back 3/17 (03/17/08)
SIKESTON - L.H. "Lies" Sexton, 223 N. Ranney Ave., announced Friday that he would be a candidate for county judge from the first district in the Democratic primary election Aug. 3. CAPE GIRARDEAU - Judy Matthews, Robin Walters and Judy Williams, all of Sikeston, will be models in the Alpha Delta Pi sorority's annual "Guide for Brides" fashion show at 7:30 p.m. Monday in Academic Auditorium of Southeast Missouri State College...
SpeakOut 3/17 (03/17/08)
I'm calling in regard to the picking up of the children at the Kindergarten Center. We get notes periodically at home showing us that unless our child has an appointment or something else going on, we need to get in line with everyone else to pick our children up, which I do. ...