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Stories from Friday, July 18, 2008

Helicopter landing pads added in several NMC?communities (07/18/08)
NEW MADRID - With the help of the city of New Madrid and the New Madrid County Highway Department, the New Madrid County Health Department is once again helping to "prevent, promote and protect" the area. Citizens in New Madrid County communities now have an easier way to reach a helicopter if an emergency should ever occur. Funded by a grant from the Missouri Foundation for Health, helicopter pads are now or will soon be available for use in every town in New Madrid County...
Arrests made in central A.C. theft (07/18/08)
SIKESTON -- Two were arrested this morning for stealing a central air conditioning unit. Sikeston Department of Public Safety officials said the theft occurred from a residence on Kendall Street around 7 a.m. Air conditioner thefts are becoming more common, the officials said...
Water district plans move ahead (07/18/08)
BENTON -- Plans are moving forward for Public Water Supply District No. 4 in Scott County. On the heels of several inquiries about the project, Presiding Commissioner Jamie Burger said several meetings with the PWSD 4 Board are planned within the next few weeks....
Helipad light costs are approved by commissioners (07/18/08)
CHARLESTON -- Air medical service helicopters will soon have a lighted landing pad to use in Mississippi County. During their regular meeting Thursday, Mississippi County commissioners approved paying $700 toward the cost of installing the lights as requested by Danny Harris, director of the Mississippi County Rescue Squad...
Eighth inning woes doom Scott County (07/18/08)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Ste. Genevieve Post 150 legion team took full advantage of their late inning opportunities Thursday night to edge out Scott County Post 369 at Notre Dame 14-9. Things didn't start out that way though as Scott County seemed to be in prime position to take the victory before heading into districts...
Mary Cagle (07/18/08)
TAWAS CITY, Mich. -- Pallbearers for services conducted Thursday at the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Mary Cagle, 96, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., who died on July 12, 2008, were: Greg Cagle, Bruce Cagle, Brandon Cagle, Randy Haddock, Brian Cagle and Charles Campbell...
Alvin Davis (07/18/08)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Alvin Eugene Davis, 91, died at 5:55 p.m. July 17, 2008, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Sept. 18, 1916, in Manila, Ark., to the late James Abner and Mamie Mary Elizabeth Smith Davis, he had lived in Mississippi County since 1966 after moving from Trumann, Ark. He was a retired farmer and of the Baptist belief...
Suzi Greer (07/18/08)
DEXTER - Suzi Greer, 46, died July 16, 2008, at the Golden Living Center in Bloomfield. Born July 27, 1961, in Chula Vista, Ca. to Rex Gourley of Dexter and the late Judy Melinda Rider Gourley, she had lived in Chula Vista until moving to Dexter in 2006. She was of the Protestant belief...
Sue King (07/18/08)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Sue Luella King, 85, died July 18, 2008, at her home. Born March 13, 1923, in Knobel, Ark., to the late Samuel and Hazel Tyler Gean, she was of the Baptist belief. In 1941, she married Aren Randall, who preceded her in death. In 1951, she married Jesse J. King who preceded her in death in 1984...
Robert Miller (07/18/08)
CHARLESTON -- Robert Sturgis Miller, 96, formerly of Alexandria, Va., died at 5:54 a.m., July 17, 2008, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born July 4, 1912, in Norfolk, Va., to the late John D. and Cora Williams Miller, he moved to Washington, D.C. ...
Births published 7-18 (07/18/08)
JACKSON -- Katie and Robert Britt are the parents of their second child, first daughter, born at 3:01 a.m. June 4, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Elliana Mai Britt weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 20 inches long. Maternal grandparents are John and Kay Griffin of Morley...
Looking Back 7-18 (07/18/08)
SIKESTON - Paula Matthews, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Matthews Jr., celebrated her second birthday Tuesday afternoon with a party at her home. SIKESTON - Cassandra Berry, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E.H. Berry, celebrated her sixth birthday this afternoon with a party at her home...
I'm a spender not a saver (07/18/08)
Money isn't my strong suit. Well, spending money is, but saving it is not. My biggest problem is that I'm a sucker for sales. A sixty percent off J.Crew dress? I'm there. Twenty five percent off coupon from Coach? Let me find something to use it on. It's a vicious cycle, because these stores have learned that I love a good sale and will most likely use any coupon they send me...
Speakout 7-18 (07/18/08)
I would like to say to the ice cream man, I would love for him to come down on the 500 block of Matthews again. I'm calling on behalf of the people in the SpeakOut on July 9. I would like to thank them and appreciate the help of them on speaking out on the city of Sikeston. I think it's time to buckle down on all these kids shooting firecrackers and running stop signs and other violations...