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Stories from Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Grandparents day (09/09/08)
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Boyd to perform tonight on 'Talent' (09/09/08)
SIKESTON -- Neal E. Boyd, a tenor singer who is a Sikeston native and 1994 SHS graduate, will perform tonight in the Top 20 Competition of "America's Got Talent," which begins at 7 p.m. on NBC. America's votes will decide what acts advance to the Top 10, and which winner is ultimately crowned, receiving a $1 million prize, in addition to their own Las Vegas show...
Sagging discussion continues (09/09/08)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston City Council members and citizens agreed during a discussion of baggy sagging pants: they don't like it. Whether the city should pass an ordinance banning sagging is yet to be decided. The discussion on possible legislative action to address sagging and baggy pants was the first business item on the agenda for the regular Sikeston City Council meeting Monday...
Arrests made in bust of drug ring (09/09/08)
CARUTHERSVILLE - Law officers working together across county and state lines have arrested four persons and seized approximately $470,000 along with drugs and weapons. The investigation began approximately six months ago, according to a news release issued by the Pemiscot County Sheriff's Department, when two agents of the Bootheel Drug Task Force had a sawed-off shotgun pulled on them during a drug investigation. ...
History to come alive at Big Oak Tree State Park Saturday (09/09/08)
EAST PRAIRIE -- History will come alive on Saturday with an event at Big Oak Tree State Park, where children and their families will get a glimpse into how things are made. The 19th Annual Living History Day is set from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. It will feature demonstrations, music, refreshments and entertainment for all ages...
Dexter towers over Richland (09/09/08)
DEXTER -- The Dexter Lady Bearcats volleyball team improved to 3-0 on the season by defeating the Richland Lady Rebels Monday evening in two games by scores of 25-8 and 25-13. The Lady Rebels jumped out early in the first game but Dexter's squad came rolling back into the game and eventually took control and never looked back...
Big hit from Lady Devil's Ancell defeats Perryville, 4-1 (09/09/08)
CHAFFEE -- The Chaffee Lady Devils softball team moved to 5-4 on the season Monday, defeating Perryville 4-1. Chaffee got a lone run in the fifth before Shelby Ancell delivered a 3-RBI double in the fifth inning to put the Lady Devils up 4-0. Ancell finished the day 2-for-2 at the plate...
Fairy Riley (09/09/08)
BERNIE -- Fairy V. Riley, 90, died Sept. 8, 2008, at the Golden Living Center in Malden. Born July 22, 1918, in Bernie, daughter of the late Clarence W. and Hattie Hull Smith, she was of the General Baptist belief and was a farmer, beautician and cake decorator...
Kenneth Tilley (09/09/08)
CHAFFEE -- Kenneth Eugene Tilley, 58, died at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 7, 2008, at his home. Born April 5, 1950, at St. Louis, to Lord "Willis" Tilley of Nevada, Mo., and the late Hazel Marion Lair, he was retired from the Plastic Factory in St. Louis where he was a machine operator...
Mildred Nuckles (09/09/08)
SIKESTON -- Mildred R. Nuckles, 90, died Sept. 9, 2008, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home.
Looking Back 9-09 (09/09/08)
SIKESTON - Dorothy Dean Clayton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. O.D.Clayton, celebrated her 10th birthday Friday with a party. SIKESTON - The total enrollment at Sikeston High School this year is 1,313. Last year the total enrollment was 844 in grades 10-12, principal Roger Sherman reported...
SpeakOut 9-09 (09/09/08)
I too would be interested in knowing why the addresses of the legals that are printed in the paper that are going on sale at the court houses are not printed in the paper. Is this a legal issue that we are not entitled to for public knowledge? This has been in SpeakOut once before. Hopefully, someone can give us an answer...