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Stories from Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Dexter man is stabbed; two jailed (09/02/08)
DEXTER -- A Stoddard County man is in fair condition following a Friday stabbing, and the two suspects remain in custody. On Friday, Dexter Police officers responded to a home in the southeast section of Dexter regarding an assault. Upon arrival, they located a 34-year-old male in distress in his residence, who had been assaulted and stabbed five times in his lower left back...
Local guard units mobilized (09/02/08)
JEFFERSON CITY - Gov. Matt Blunt is mobilizing an additional 700 Missouri National Guard Citizen-Soldiers to support Hurricane Gustav recovery efforts in Louisiana, bringing the total number of mobilized Missouri Guard members in this effort to nearly 1,300...
Bootheel Food Bank receives name change (09/02/08)
SIKESTON - Bootheel Food Bank has a new name. The not-for-profit food distribution organization is now known as Southeast Missouri Food Bank. "It helps describe our service area," said Karen Green, executive director for the Food Bank. The Southeast Missouri Food Bank serves the counties, of Bollinger, Butler, Cape Girardeau, Carter, Dunklin, Madison, Mississippi, New Madrid, Pemiscot, Perry, Reynolds, Ripley, Scott, Ste. ...
Kuehn settling in as Sikeston's new HMDG executive director (09/02/08)
SIKESTON -- He may not know a lot about Sikeston's past yet, but Brandon Kuehn wants to learn about it, and make it a part of the future in downtown Sikeston. Kuehn began work Aug. 18 as executive director of Sikeston's Historic Midtown Development Group. And he's already busy at work, with the group in the midst of planning events, making renovations through the Transportation Enhancement Grant and plans to carry out the DREAM City designation...
Portageville teen hurt in accident (09/02/08)
PORTAGEVILLE -- A Portageville teen is in serious condition following a weekend accident in New Madrid County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the incident occurred around 7:15 p.m. Sunday on Highway 162, two miles east of Portageville. The northbound vehicle driven by Desiree D. Buchanan, 16, ran off the left side of the roadway and overturned, ejecting the driver...
Buddy Lambert (09/02/08)
SIKESTON -- Enfield "Buddy" Lambert, 82, passed away at home on Aug. 30, 2008, surrounded by family. He was born on Oct. 13, 1925, in Marion County, Ala., to the late Charlie W. and Autie E. Nelson Lambert. On Oct. 31, 1943, in Dexter, he married Genevia Maxine Holden. They had one son, Thomas Earl Lambert...
Frank Eaves (09/02/08)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Franklin D. "Frank" Eaves, 69, died at 11:15 a.m. Aug. 31, 2008, at the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 24, 1938, in Knoxapedia, Miss., to the late James and Kate Palmer Eaves, he lived most of his life in Mississippi County where he was a self-employed businessman and a member of the Full Gospel Church in East Prairie...
Wanda Moore (09/02/08)
SIKESTON -- Wanda Lena Moore, 76, died Aug. 31, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born July 7, 1932, at Naylor, to the late A.Y. and Viola Webber Hicks, she was a homemaker and of the Protestant belief. She married Doise White who preceded her in death in 1955. On Feb. 12, 1956, in Sikeston, she married Jerry Moore who survives of the home...
Dorothy Doublin (09/02/08)
PUXICO - Dorothy Christine Doublin, 89, died Aug. 29, 2008, at the Rosewood Care Center in Peoria, Ill. Born Dec. 12, 1918, to the late Daniel Boone and Carrie Ann Hopkins Canady, she had lived in the Puxico and Kinder areas most of her life before moving to Illinois two years ago. She was a member of the Assembly of God Church...
Edna Foster (09/02/08)
POCAHONTAS, Ark. -- Edna B. Foster, 102, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Aug. 29, 2008, at the Randolph County Nursing Home. Born Jan. 27, 1906, at Eleven Point, daughter of the late James Walter and Harriett Stubblefield England, she was a graduate of Maynard Baptist Academy and attended Harding College at Morrilton and Arkansas A&M College in Jonesboro...
Steven Worthington (09/02/08)
SIKESTON - Steven Worthington, 48, died at 6:19 p.m. Sept. 1, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel of Sikeston.
Births published 9-02 (09/02/08)
DEXTER -- Tiffany and John Jarrell are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 3:19 p.m. July 29, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Aubrey Jalen Jarrell weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces, and was 19 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Delia Malloy of Springfield and David Malloy of Sikeston...
Looking Back 9-02 (09/02/08)
NEW MADRID - Mr. and Mrs. Payton Patrick of New Madrid have announced the birth of a son born at St. Francis Hospital in Cape Girardeau Wednesday. NEW MADRID - The city council approved an Oct. 1 election for the issuance of $500,000 in bonds. Proceeds from the sale of the bonds would be used for the construction of a new sewage disposal system and improvement and extension of other water and sewage facilities...
SpeakOut 9-02 (09/02/08)
Who is C.M. McClellan? His view in the Aug. 14th paper has really made me think. He is right and we enjoyed reading what he said, it has really opened our eyes to what is actually going on. I think differently now. I agree with him that that would make life safer. I am against drugs, like he is, but it shouldn't be the government's business to tell people how to live their lives when it comes to that. I hope he writes more articles - we would love to read them...