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Stories from Monday, March 24, 2008

Emergency training (03/24/08)
PORTAGEVILLE - On April 2, 2006, Stacy Halterman realized just how important his training as a Community Emergency Response Team member would be. That day, just moments after a tornado tore through Caruthersville, where Halterman lived with his family, he looked out and saw the devastation. First, he assured himself his family was OK, then he gathered emergency gear and began to check on others...
Flooding not over (03/24/08)
The Mississippi River washes up higher and higher along the New Madrid riverfront. Sunday afternoon the levee was busy with visitors wanting to catch a glimpse of the rising flood waters which have plagued the Mississippi River valley. At New Madrid the river is not expected to crest until Wednesday afternoon at 42 feet...
Dodgers have tough decisions (03/24/08)
PHOENIX -- Jeff Kent said on Saturday that it's still too soon to know whether his lingering hamstring strain will be healed by Opening Day. "That's what I'm shooting for," Kent said. "I'm not one to make predictions. I'll have a better answer in a couple of days if things don't progress."...
Cooter picks up first win of season (03/24/08)
OSCEOLA, Ark. -- Cooter opened the 2008 season with an 18-2 five-inning win over Osceola. Cooter (1-0) scored two runs in the first and eight in the second and while coasting in their season opener against the Seminoles (3-7). "It's good to get the season started," said Cooter coach Allen Crawford. "Osceola plays in a tough league. It was a good opening win for us."...
Soccer season kicks off today (03/24/08)
Sikeston's Ariel Reynolds kicks a ball in a recent practice while Ashley Angle looks on. The Sikeston girls soccer team will play their first game this evening in Cape Girardeau against arch-rival Notre Dame.
Carl Hess (03/24/08)
HOUSE SPRINGS -- Carl Dean Hess, 45, died at 11 p.m. Feb. 23, 2008, at St. Anthony's Hospital in St. Louis. Born Sept. 7, 1962, at Cape Girardeau, to the late Frank Louis and Martha Marie Peters Hess, he was a carpenter and a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church in New Hamburg...
Dorothy Thompson (03/24/08)
ALLENVILLE -- Dorothy Lee Thompson, 87, died at 5:50 p.m. March 21, 2008, at her home. Born Dec. 28, 1920, at Gravelhill, to the late John and Eula Proffer Davenport, she was a homemaker and a member of Allenville Missionary Baptist Church. On June 28, 1941, she married Harry Alexander Thompson who preceded her in death on April 8, 1973...
Clara Garrison (03/24/08)
SIKESTON - Clara Leola (Sutherland) Garrison, 91, died March 21, 2008, at her home in Sikeston. She was born Oct. 23, 1916, in, Hayleville, Ala., daughter of the late Rufus and Georgia (Peek) Sutherland, and was a member of the First United Pentecostal Church...
Albert Duggar (03/24/08)
CHAFFEE - Albert Earl Duggar, 99, formerly of Advance, died March 22, 2008, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Born Nov. 26, 1908, in Stoddard County, to the late Thomas Franklin and Mertie Bell Rhodes Duggar, he owned and operated Duggar's Grocery Store in Chaffee and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Chaffee...
Virginia Miller (03/24/08)
DE SOTO -- Virginia Louise Miller, 80, died March 21, 2008, at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis. Born March 16, 1928, in Irondale, to the late Otis and Anna Boyer Gillam, she was a homemaker. She was married to Mathue Miller, who survives of the home in De Soto...
John Addis (03/24/08)
PADUCAH, Ky. -- John Thomas Addis, 82, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died at 4:01 a.m. March 22, 2008, at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah. Born Feb. 7, 1926, at Southard, Okla., to the late Elmer Stanton and Jennie Harris Addis, he served in the U.S. Navy for 23 years on active duty from March 13, 1943, until Aug. ...
Births (Published 3/24) (03/24/08)
Mainord EAST PRAIRIE - Bryan and Angelina Mainord are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 12:36 p.m. Feb. 15, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Kevin Scott Mainord weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces, and was 19.5 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Mike and Sandy Davis...
Looking Back 3/24 (03/24/08)
SIKESTON - Carl C. Wilkinson, 923 Park Ave., has received order from Fifth Army headquarters sending him to a two-week tour of active duty from April 3 to April 20 at Fort Riley, Kan. Wilkinson will take an instruction course in the ground general school...
Your view: Support appreciated (03/24/08)
THANK YOU for supporting the American Red Cross month! "March" is the month dedicated to the cause of the American Red Cross! That cause is to do "all" we can in the fight to keep "all" we can alive! You showed your personal dedication by supporting our recent Community Blood Drive at the First United Methodist Church in Sikeston...
SpeakOut 3/24 (03/24/08)
I'm calling about the speak out, Trying to track a trainer, where the man or woman was trying to find a personal trainer. My boyfriend, Justin Brew would like to put his name and phone number in for them. He is a personal trainer. His number is 380-2603...