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Stories from Friday, September 5, 2008

9-11 tribute planned (09/05/08)
BENTON -- Scott County commissioners haven't forgotten the tragic events and attack on the United States, seven years ago, and they want to make sure county employees and residents have not, either. At Thursday's regular commission meeting, they made plans for a tribute to mark the day. "At 9:11, we are going to have a remembrance of 9-11 on the interior steps," said Jamie Burger, presiding commissioner...
Making reading fun (09/05/08)
SIKESTON -- Of the all the activities he did with his mother last school year through a parental involvement program, 7-year-old Seth Spraggs said he liked putting together the animal puzzle best. This year, the first grader at Lee Hunter Elementary in Sikeston said he can't wait until he gets a cooking activity in his kit from the Home Activities Together equal Success, or HATS, program...
Uranium tests may boost the county (09/05/08)
CHARLESTON -- Landowners in Mississippi County should look at offers to survey for uranium as an opportunity, according to County Commissioner Martin Lucas. During the regular County Commission meeting Thursday, Lucas voiced his support for the efforts to determine how much uranium is within the county...
Rain goes away (09/05/08)
The rain and clouds are clearing today but not before providing area fields and garden with welcomed relief. Temperatures are expected to reach into the 80s this weekend.
Kindergarten fire under investigation (09/05/08)
POPLAR BLUFF -- The Mark Twain Kindergarten Center was empty when bells rang Thursday after an early morning fire destroyed four modular buildings that served as classrooms and special purpose rooms for more than 120 of the campus' approximately 400 students...
Carbondale shuts out Bulldogs, 4-0 (09/05/08)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston Bulldog soccer team dropped their second match of the season on Thursday evening as they fell 4-0 to the Carbondale Terriers in the Notre Dame Soccerfest. Head coach Derrick Long said that the contest was similar to their loss against Saxony Lutheran as Carbondale jumped out early with two unanswered goals...
East Prairie, Grandview looking for first victory (09/05/08)
EAST PRAIRIE-- It will be a battle of the Eagles Friday night in East Prairie as the East Prairie Eagles football team will take on the Grandview Eagles of Hillsboro in their home opener. East Prairie (0-1) will be looking for their first win after losing to state-ranked Hayti 27-6 in Hayti last Friday...
Sikeston unable to hold on to early lead (09/05/08)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston ninth grade football team could not hold on to an early lead in their game against the Scott City Rams on Thursday, as they fell 30-12. "I thought we played really well during our first two series'," Sikeston head coach Brett Blackman said. "But then we started sitting back on our heels and started thinking it was going to be easy."...
Danny Robinett (09/05/08)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services conducted Thursday at the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Danny Arthur Robinett, 52, who died on Sept. 1, 2008, were: Joshua Robinett, Bob Robinett, Larry Robinett, Shane Nippe, Lanny Miller and Bill Heuring.
Looking Back 9-05 (09/05/08)
SIKESTON - A quit claim deed giving Sikeston complete possession of the airport at no cost to the city will be delivered here by a representative of the War Assets Administration Tuesday, according to an announcement made today by Mayor Marvin Carroll...
SpeakOut 9-05 (09/05/08)
Mike, this is for all the ones that are griping about everything that is wrong within our state and our federal government. I just returned from a trip to New Hampshire, the live free or die free state. It's a pretty neat thing. People should check into it and so should our local leaders and state leaders. ...