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Stories from Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Building demolition (08/12/08)
User fees eliminated (08/12/08)
SIKESTON -- As part of a continuing effort to make the Riverside Regional Library more accessible to the families in Southeast Missouri, required annual user fees for certain residents have been eliminated. On July 24, the Riverside Regional Library Board of Trustees unanimously approved eliminating the requirement...
Cleanup crew (08/12/08)
Certification can help those in human resources (08/12/08)
SIKESTON -- Human resources certification isn't required but with ever-changing regulations, a certified HR officer can better serve their company. "I think it ensures they are truly complying with federal and state laws which are constantly changing," said Karen Bailey, human resources officer for the city of Sikeston. "If you are aren't current on HR knowledge, you can put your company in jeopardy of serious litigation and fines from both the state and federal agencies."...
Community concerns (08/12/08)
U.S. Rep. Jo Ann Emerson discusses Southeast Missouri trends regarding mental health issues during a visit to Bootheel Counseling Services Monday in Sikeston. During her visit, Emerson toured the facility.
Fall practice begins (08/12/08)
Edna McCulley (08/12/08)
SCOTT CITY -- Edna W. McCulley, 75, died at 5:45 a.m. Aug. 10, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born June 7, 1933, in Portageville, to the late Joe and Jeffie Gaines Robinson, she was employed as a custodian for Drury Southwest and was a member of the Assembly of God Church in Scott City...
Marvin Lagrand (08/12/08)
CHAFFEE - Marvin Lagrand, 79, died Aug. 11, 2008, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. Wednesday until time for services at 1 p.m. at the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Mabel Hicks (08/12/08)
ST. LOUIS -- Mabel Hicks died Aug. 11, 2008 at her home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Michael Burton (08/12/08)
MORLEY -- Michael Burton died Aug. 11, 2008, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Looking Back 8-12 (08/12/08)
Aug. 12, 1948 SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. A.C. Sikes moved this weekend to their recently completed residence on North Kingshighway. SIKESTON - Harris N. Draughton, 658 N. Ranney St., has sold his home to Dr. and Mrs. Wilson Ferguson Jr. and will move to 615 Tanner Street...
SpeakOut 8-12 (08/12/08)
I was calling in to see if you can post about a cat we lost in the hospital parking lot. My young daughter, who in the middle of the night when we had to go to the hospital, took our solid gray cat. His name is Smoky. When we got to the hospital, she did not tell us she had the cat and it got out and got away in the parking lot. I can be reached at 703-1727 or 703-7314. It's a solid gray cat. He is an adult cat and he is neutered. We sure would appreciate it if you can help us...