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Stories from Thursday, March 27, 2008

News briefs 3-27 (03/27/08)
CARUTHERSVILLE - The search continues for a missing Caruthersville man believed to have been swept away in flood waters. The Pemiscot County Sheriff's Department reported today the search is continuing for John Owens, 38. The search in the Mississippi River at Caruthersville began Monday, according to the Missouri Water Patrol. Officers began dragging operations and also used a side-scan sonar in an effort to locate the missing man...
Breast cancer program returns (03/27/08)
SIKESTON --A support program for those facing breast cancer is back up and running. "Reach for Recovery is a program where women who are at least one year post-treatment for their breast cancer are able to contact newly diagnosed breast cancer patients," said Marcie Lawson, community manager of health initiatives for the American Cancer Society in Sikeston. ...
Classes help those who are trying to quit smoking (03/27/08)
SIKESTON -- It's nothing for Archie Flint to smoke two or three cigarettes in 30 minutes. Driving alone to and from work or during a break from manufacturing building wire products, there were always plenty of opportunities for the 14- year smoker to light up a cigarette...
Rodeo entertainers named (03/27/08)
SIKESTON -- This year, there will be a bit more diversity in the entertainment lineup at the Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo. "We're hoping to appeal to a group of patrons that we haven't been able to appeal to in a long time," said Cal Crader, chairman of the entertainment committee...
Eagles soar in season opener (03/27/08)
ORAN -- The Oran Eagles took the field against the Leopold Wildcats on Wednesday afternoon for their first game of the season as the Eagles handled the Wildcats 12-2 in just six innings. Oran scored three runs in their half of the first inning to capture the early lead. The Eagles held the Wildcats scoreless through the first five innings, then added three more runs of their own by the end of the fifth to go up 6-0 heading into the top of the sixth...
Sikeston bats come alive in first win (03/27/08)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston Bulldogs baseball team got a win under their belt on Tuesday afternoon, as they traveled to Cape Girardeau, where they actually took to the field as the home team against the Tigers. Minor renovations were originally scheduled for VFW Stadium, and though they finished earlier than expected head coach Kevin Self said they just decided to leave the game at Cape Central to avoid confusion...
Bearcats catch Hawks (03/27/08)
DEXTER -- After four innings of scoreless baseball, both Kelly and Dexter were able to break through some solid pitching to put some runs on the board during the fifth. The Bearcats scored three more than the Hawks though, handing Kelly their third straight loss by the score of 4-1...
Sue Rinehart (03/27/08)
CHAFFEE -- Sue Ann Rinehart, 63, died March 24, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born May 10, 1944, in Sikeston, to the late Fred and Margery White Jobe, she was a retired nurse from Crestview Retirement Home in Bryan, Texas, and a member of the General Baptist Church in Chaffee...
Maxine Eddy (03/27/08)
LAFORGE - Maxine Eddy, 82, died March 25, 2008, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Aug. 26, 1925, at Clarksville, Ark., daughter of the late Edwin and Lydia Melson Hartlein, she was a member of the Church of Christ in New Madrid...
Maubline Stotts (03/27/08)
SIKESTON - Frankie Maubline Stotts, 77, died March 20, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Sept. 7, 1930, in Double Springs, Ala., daughter of the late W.M. and Anna (Hicks) McDonald, she was a member of Tanner Street Church of God and had been a volunteer at Missouri Delta Medical Center...
Lela Kegley (03/27/08)
CAMPBELL - Lela Ovey Shelton Kegley, 95, died March 26, 2008, at Piggott Community Hospital in Piggott, Ark. Born March 25, 1913, at Clarkton, to the late William R. and Willard Ovey Bailey Shelto, she had been a supervisor of Campbell School cafeteria and was a member of the Campbell General Baptist Church...
Lucille Carnahan (03/27/08)
BONNOTS MILLS -- Lucille Carnahan, 79, died March 24, 2008, at her home. Born April 14, 1928, in Caruthersville, she was the daughter of the late Harlen and Elizabeth Betcher Bennett. On June 5, 1953, at Caruthersville, she married Aaron Glen Carnahan who preceded her in death in June 2006...
Alberta Armes (03/27/08)
BLOOMFIELD -- Alberta Armes, 75, died March 26, 2008, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born May 15, 1932, at Bell City, to the late George and Maudie Mayberry Burkhart, she was formerly from Fredericktown where she was a licensed practical nurse and ran a small residential care center. She had lived the past 10 years in Bloomfield where she was a member of the Bloomfield Church of Christ...
Soloman Johnson (03/27/08)
WASHINGTON -- Soloman D. Johnson, 87, died at 5:05 p.m. March 22, 2008, at St. John's Mercy Hospital in Washington. Born Aug. 5, 1920, at Ash Hill, to the late Solomon W. and Lydia Russ Johnson, he was a member of St. Peter's United Church of Christ in Washington, American Legion Post 218 and the National Association of Retired Federal Employees. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marines, serving during World War II...
Births (Published 3/27) (03/27/08)
Dubois PORTAGEVILLE - Jennifer and John P. Dubois IV are the parents of their second child, first daughter, born at 2:59 p.m. Feb. 21, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Abigail Elaine Dubois weighed 7 pounds and was 20.5 inches long...
Looking Back 3/27 (03/27/08)
BERTRAND - Work has almost been completed on Ray Gaty's new home. SIKESTON - A number of members of the First Methodist Church have responded to the loss of their church in a fire last Saturday by volunteering to help in any way possible during the past week, the Rev. Joseph Wagner, pastor, said...
SpeakOut 3/27 (03/27/08)
Mr. Editor, Mr. Capitalist Editor, why don't you tell the audience the truth?The big money in this country, I mean the super wealthy, vacated the New York Stock Exchange years ago. This is just a front, taking the little guy for the final ride. Why don't you tell the Americans about the other "out of the media" stock exchanges that require $200 million to be part of it? And it doesn't even operate in this country unless it's maybe working or prisons or some other exploitation of poor people. ...