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Stories from Monday, August 25, 2008
Welcome home (08/25/08)
Woman leaves children in car while she gambles (08/25/08)
CARUTHERSVILLE - A Texas woman decided to take a gamble and now is facing charges of child endangerment. Caruthersville Police were called to the Lady Luck Casino at 7:15 p.m. Saturday in reference to a missing vehicle and juveniles. Glennia L. Roberts of Rock Port, Texas, told officers she had left her 16-year-old and 7-year-old granddaughters in the vehicle while she went into the casino to gamble, according to a news release issued by Caruthersville Police Chief Chris Riggs. ...
Bike rally (08/25/08)
Motorcyclists check their bikes Sunday afternoon at at the Biker's Run held at the Sikeston First Assembly of God softball field Sunday afternoon.
Meeting will help target key locations (08/25/08)
SIKESTON - Now that Sikeston's Vision participants have identified their community's strengths and weaknesses through discussions and surveys along with studying local and regional data and trends, they will take the next step. At 5:30 p.m. Aug. 28 at the Sikeston High School cafeteria, the public can join in the process of selecting the key performance areas to be targeted in Sikeston's strategic planning process. ...
Property tax rates will stay the same (08/25/08)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston's property tax rates will remain the same. A bill establishing the city's property tax rates for fiscal year 2009 was approved during a special City Council meeting this morning following a public hearing. The rates were set as an emergency bill to meet the Sept. 1 deadline required by state statutes, according to City Clerk Carroll Couch...
Five arrested for drugs Friday (08/25/08)
Mick Miller (08/25/08)
CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- Mildred Marie "Mick" Miller, 88, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Aug. 19, 2008, at Juniper Village Assisted Living. Born Aug. 26, 1919, in Barnett, Mo., to the late Harley S. and Nellie Pauline Meyers Helms, she graduated from Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, Mo., where she earned a master's degree in special education. ...
Shannon White (08/25/08)
AQUILLA -- Shannon White, 86, died Aug. 23, 2008, at his home. Born Nov. 2, 1921, at Aquilla, to the late William and Julia Pierce White, he was a lifelong resident of Aquilla. He ran a TV repair shop for many years and was a longtime deacon and active member of Mt. Pisgah General Baptist Church...
Herbert Noland (08/25/08)
BLOOMFIELD -- Herbert Wayne Noland, 66, died at 8:08 p.m. Aug. 23, 2008, at the Golden Living Center in Bloomfield. Born July 18, 1942, at Illmo, he was the son of the late Lloyd and Stella Mayberry Noland. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by six brothers...
Melfred Taylor (08/25/08)
SIKESTON -- Melfred E. Taylor, 95, died Aug. 22, 2008, at his home. Born Nov. 11, 1912, in Wickliffe, Ky., to the late Alfred and Mittle M. (Goforth Taylor, he was a member of First Baptist Church in Sikeston, and had served in the Missouri National Guard. ...
Arbie Parker Jr. (08/25/08)
ST. LOUIS -- Arbie L. Parker Jr., formerly of East Prairie, died Aug. 23, 2008. He was born in East Prairie, son of the late Rusty and Christie Parker. He was married to Laura Arington, who survives of the home. Other survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Rona and Julie Parker; one daughter and son-in-law, Kris and Rob Campbell; three grandchildren; and three special friends, Bob Johnson, Martha Johnson and Judy Dundon...
Ray McCoy (08/25/08)
MATTHEWS -- Pallbearers for services conducted today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Ray McCoy, 81, who died on Aug. 23, 2008, were: Derek Brown, Brad Smith, Markus Smith, Stephen Smith, Joe Bard and Brian Green.
Looking Back 8-25 (08/25/08)
Aug. 25, 1948 SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Stallings announce the arrival of a son born Aug. 23 at Sikeston General Hospital. He has been named Gary Wayne. Aug. 25, 1968 SIKESTON - Land leveling for the Kingsway Plaza Shopping Center has been completed and the driving of stakes for the layout of the the building has started, George Staples, Charleston developer, said today...
Your View: A rebuttal (08/25/08)
The past week 'Speak Out' had an amusing display of the progressive degeneration I wrote about last month. First, following their new political messiah's template of condescension and self adulation filled with superior elitism, the democrat pretext was exhibited in a post in 'Speak Out' August 11, which says, " It's interesting that, while political "conservatives" often preempt the term Christian for themselves, the Democratic philosophy comes closer to Biblical advice on how we should conduct our lives.". ...
SpeakOut 8-25 (08/25/08)
I'm reading the headline about the clean-up crew and the Sheltered Workshop employees being used, were they provided rubber gloves to do this? It doesn't look so in the picture. It looks like they are picking up stuff bare handed, and this should not have been done. Someone made a mistake...