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Stories from Monday, July 14, 2008

Farmers Market (07/14/08)
The Downtown Sikeston Farmers Market is in full swing each Saturday morning. Asa Kinnaman loads peaches from Kinnaman Orchard of Bloomfield to baskets for customers. In addition to peaches, vendors offered an array of fruits, vegetables and other Items. The Farmers Market is open from 8 a.m. each Saturday until items are sold out at the American Legion Park until the end of growing season...
Going for the win (07/14/08)
Bailey Kern, daughter of Beth and Chris Kern of New Hamburg, pedals with all her might during the tractor pull competition for area youth Saturday at the annual New Hamburg Picnic.
Wider cholesterol screening for children recommended (07/14/08)
SIKESTON -- If children have certain risk factors, they and their parents can expect cholesterol screenings as early as age 2. In guidelines issued Monday by the American Academy of Pediatrics, wider cholesterol screening for children and more aggressive use of cholesterol-lowering drugs starting as early as the age of 8 was recommend in an effort to prevent adult heart problems...
'Saving Second Base' (07/14/08)
Justin Wibbenmeyer makes a play during Friday night's opening games of the "Saving Second Base" Charity Softball Tournament. The tournament is part of the Sikeston Jaycee "Tough Enough to Wear Pink" fundraiser. Six teams from the area participated in the two-day event that ended on Saturday...
Upcoming events 7-14 (07/14/08)
THURSDAY American Legion Baseball Ste. Genevive at Scott County, 7 p.m. Sr. Babe Ruth Baseball Charleston at Farmingtion (State Tournament) FRIDAY Sr. Babe Ruth Baseball Charleston at Farmingtion (State Tournament) SATURDAY American Legion Baseball Farmingion at Scott County, 2 p.m...
Brandon Bentley (07/14/08)
BLYTHEVILLE, Ark. -- Brandon Bentley, 24, formerly of Chaffee, Mo., died July 12, 2008, due to injuries sustained in a truck accident. Arrangements are incomplete with the Amick-Burnett Funeral Home in Chaffee.
Alan Brown (07/14/08)
SIKESTON - Alan Lawrence "Brownie" Brown, 52, died July 13, 2008, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Mary Cagle (07/14/08)
TAWAS CITY, Mich. -- Mary A. Cagle, 96, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died July 12, 2008, at Tawas St. Joseph Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Ronald Inman (07/14/08)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Ronald Dean Inman, 54, died Saturday, July 12, 2008, at Carbondale Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Ill. He was born April 12, 1954, in Poplar Bluff, the son of Alvin and Bonnie Lee Spradling Inman. He and Susan (Clark) Inman were married on Sept. 29, 2007, at a intimate backyard ceremony in Cape Girardeau...
Freddie Stroud (07/14/08)
BLOOMFIELD - Freddie Stroud, 89, died July 11, 2008, at the Golden Living Center in Bloomfield. Born May 27, 1918, to the late Sherman and Hattie Yates Stroud, he spent all his life in the Bloomfield community. Survivors include several nieces and nephews, other relatives and many friends...
Christine Redfering (07/14/08)
EAST PRAIRIE - Christine Redfering, 89, died at 10:45 p.m., July 12, 2008, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Born July 11, 1919, in Bertrand, to the late William Alfred and Dollie Kief Blyzes, she lived in Mississippi County her entire life and was a member of the St. James General Baptist Church in East Prairie...
Margaret Belk (07/14/08)
BERTRAND -- Margaret Louise Belk, 87, formerly of Charleston, died at 3:30 a.m. July 12, 2008, at the Bertrand Nursing Facility. Born July 17, 1920, in Cairo, Ill., to the late Levi Paul and Rebecca Wright Williams, since 1957 she had lived in Mississippi County where she was a member of the Elm Street Baptist Church in Charleston...
Births published 7-14 (07/14/08)
CHAFFEE -- Rebekah and Rickey Childers II are the parents of their second child, first daughter, born at 4:23 p.m. May 29, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center's Family BirthPlace in Cape Girardeau. Katelyn Mae Childers weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 19.25 inches long...
Looking Back 7-14 (07/14/08)
SIKESTON - Reynolds Young, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Young Jr., celebrated his fourth birthday Wednesday afternoon with a party at his home. SIKESTON - Sandra Kirby, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Vodril Kirby, observed her 12th birthday July 12 and was complemented with a dinner at her home...
Your view: Time to donate (07/14/08)
What about those Cardinals?? Hey friends will you join the St.Louis Cardinals, the City of Sikeston and the American Red Cross in our mission to save lives? We are teaming up to make a difference by saving lives-one might be yours! You can join us at our annual community Blood Drive sponsored by the City of Sikeston! The drive is July 15th at the Hunter Memorial Presbyterian church from 1:30-6:30...
Your view: Praise for MDMC (07/14/08)
Please print the letter below concerning our experience with Missouri Delta Community Center. We feel it is important for people in this region to recognize what a medical asset we have in MDMC. Also, it is our hope that other medical workers will be inspired to do their very best everyday as did the mentioned parties...
Speakout 7-14 (07/14/08)
This is for Michael Jensen and I would like for you to put it in the paper for everybody to see. Michael, I know that you are trying to help Sikeston with all these jobs that you are trying to get in here. Well listen, I am a praying person. I was brought up poor, very, very poor. ...