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Stories from Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Scott County teens arrested for stealing (08/19/08)
BENTON -- Vehicle vandalism over the weekend near Miner led to the arrest of two Scott County teens. Charged Monday with felony stealing were Nicholas Guzman, 18, of Oran; and Jonathan Sauceda, 19, of Sikeston. The charges stem from calls received by the Scott County Sheriff's Department early Sunday morning concerning vehicles tampered with in the Heckemeyer Acres area, east of Miner, according to a news release from Sheriff Rick Walter...
Local organizations receive grant money (08/19/08)
SIKESTON -- Nearly $200,000 in grant funding from the Missouri Foundation for Health is coming to Sikeston. MFH recently announced eight southeast Missouri organizations are receiving a share of $730,844 in grants through its Basic Support program to provide improved health care for residents...
Decrease in energy use is the theme of annual Field Day (08/19/08)
PORTAGEVILLE -- In an effort to reduce costs, farmers, like several others, are searching for ways to decrease their energy use. The University of Missouri Delta Center has listened, and is making that a theme -- and a new tour stop -- for this year's 47th Annual Field Day, set for Sept. 2...
Bock appointed as public administrator (08/19/08)
JEFFERSON CITY-- Gov. Matt Blunt has appointed H. Riley Bock (D) as the public administrator for New Madrid County. Bock, 56 of New Madrid, operates a civil law practice. He holds a bachelor's degree in education and a juris doctorate from the University of Missouri-Columbia...
Bulldogs will rely on speed in 2008 (08/19/08)
SIKESTON -- Speed. Coming into the 2008 varsity soccer season, that is the one thing that Sikeston head coach Derrick Long said that his team is relying on as their biggest asset. In previous seasons, Long said that if the speed wasn't there, then the Bulldogs relied on Scott Droddy to provide a wall in goal to stop opponents incoming shots...
Dedication, hard work make stunts look second nature (08/19/08)
SIKESTON -- Standing high above a jammed packed field house, senior head cheerleader Arianne Macgilllivray shouts out to the crowd, 'B-U-L-L.' And just as the fans call back, 'D-O-G-S' she is flung high into the air with one fluid motion from the girls beneath her...
Redhawks name captains for 2008 (08/19/08)
Sikeston outlasts Pacific Southwest squad Monday (08/19/08)
JAMESTOWN, N.Y. -- The Sikeston 13-year-old All-Stars beat Pacific Southwest 7-5 in an American Division pool play contest at Diethrick Park in Jamestown on Monday afternoon. In a tied 4-4 game in the sixth inning, Josh King gave Sikeston the lead with a RBI-single to right field, scoring Tyler Anderson. Sikeston then plated two more runs in the inning when Andrew Harper knocked in a pair to push the lead to 7-4...
Fay Box (08/19/08)
SIKESTON -- Fay Box, age 94, went to be with the Lord on Monday Aug. 18, 2008, at her residence in Sikeston. She was born on May 29, 1914, in Hagarville, Ark., to the late Earl Jeffrey and Criner Snow Netwon. She was a housewife and homemaker and had also worked for 17 years in the housekeeping department for Missouri Delta Medical Center. She attended the River of Life Worship Center in Sikeston and enjoyed gardening and working with flowers...
Hester Rainwater (08/19/08)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Hester Pardon Bass Rainwater, 102, died Aug. 18, 2008, at the Portageville Nursing Center. Born Dec. 16, 1905, in Dickson County, Tenn., to the late Henry and Minnie Reed Pardon, she was a lifelong member of the First Baptist Church in Portageville, where she served in many clubs and participated in several activities. She was employed for 28 years at Segals Department Store...
Paul McLean (08/19/08)
SIKESTON -- Paul Edgar McLean, 69, died Aug. 18, 2008, at his home. Born Aug. 20, 1938, in Newberry, Mich., to the late Truman and Christina Boldale McLean, he was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. He was a veteran of the United States Navy and had been a self-employed construction worker...
Elden Collins (08/19/08)
HARDIN, Ky. -- Elden Glenn Collins, 74, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died at 8 p.m. Aug. 17, 2008, in the Calloway County Hospital in Murray. Born May 19, 1934, in East Prairie, to the late John Everett and Minnie Summers Collins, he formerly owned and operated the ABC Moving and Storage Company in Chesterfield, Mo., before retiring to Hardin in 1986...
Clara Rhodes (08/19/08)
ANNISTON -- Clara Fay Rhodes, 78, died at 10:16 p.m. Aug. 18, 2008, in the St. Francis Medical Center at Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Births published 8-19 (08/19/08)
SIKESTON -- Angie and Roy Davis are the parents of their second child, first daughter, born at 8:22 a.m. July 14, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Lynleigh Kay Davis weighed 8 pounds,, 4 ounces, and was 20 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Larry and Sharon McMikle of Sikeston...
Looking Back 8-19 (08/19/08)
Aug. 19, 1948 BENTON - Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Stuckey of Benton are parents of a daughter born Friday afternoon at St. Francis Hospital in Cape Girardeau. PORTAGEVILLE - Mr. and Mrs. Jack Estes of Portageville are parents of a son born Thursday afternoon at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau...
Your View: Thank you for helping (08/19/08)
The Historic Midtown Development Group would like to thank all of the benefactors for their generous donation to the Back to the 50's Ice Cream Social & Car Show on July 26 at Malone Park and Lunch with the Rodeo Clowns on August 9 at American Legion Square...
Your View: Fair success (08/19/08)
We, at the New Madrid Co. DAEOC, would like to say thank you to the many volunteers, vendors, and community organizations that helped to make our 2008 BTSF a success. Because of your contributions and commitment to serve the low-income families in New Madrid County, we were able to help 300 children begin the school year with the necessary supplies. Your time and effort is greatly appreciated...
Your View: Idea brewing (08/19/08)
Hello, I am Gloria Samuelson and I have just returned to live in Sikeston again. God has placed a desire in my heart to open a small Christian coffee house in this area. I heard a pastor preach a message recently and "cumi" mean to come forth or little maid arise...
SpeakOut 8-19 (08/19/08)
Just last week, McCain and his party attacked Barack Obama and ridiculed the idea that keeping your car tires inflated is an effective way to improve fuel efficiency and keep down the cost of gasoline. The thing is, everyone from AAA to NASCAR agreed with Barack. ...