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Tuesday, Sep. 23, 2014

Stories from Thursday, September 11, 2008

Guard unit helps with relief efforts (09/11/08)
SIKESTON -- Although it's not one of the first duties people think of when it comes to the National Guard, lending a hand in domestic issues is also an important duty. And that's just what several members of the 1221st Transportation Company of Dexter, Portageville and Sikeston are doing while mobilized to support Hurricane Gustav relief efforts in Louisiana...
Scott County man enters guilty plea (09/11/08)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- A Scott County man pled guilty on Wednesday to a federal felony drug charge. Christopher L. Klughart, 30, entered a guilty plea to one felony count of possession of pseudoephedrine with intent to manufacture methamphetamine and one count of possession of a firearm by a felon...
Kennett teen killed in accident (09/11/08)
KENNETT -- A Dunklin County teenager was killed in a head-on collision Wednesday near Kennett. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports at 8:30 a.m. on Route NN, three miles south of Kennett, northbound motorist Derek K. Smith, 18, of Kennett crossed the center line and struck a northbound commercial motor vehicle operated by David E. Sallas, 36, of Cave City, Ark., head on...
Accident halts traffic on I-55 (09/11/08)
KEWANEE -- An accident involving a freightliner halted northbound traffic for nearly eight hours Wednesday while crews cleaned up debris along a portion of Interstate 55 in New Madrid County. According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at 8:41 a.m. on Interstate 55 near the Kewanee exit, as a freightliner operated by Everett N. Seats, 42, of Clinton, Iowa, pulled into the path of the vehicle driven by Alic Resaid, 54, of Westland, Mich...
SHS looks to end slump against Dexter (09/11/08)
SIKESTON -- Coming into Friday night's game with a series lead of 44-19 over Dexter, one might think that Sikeston should have no problem with their week three opponent. Six of those last 19 games however, show the Bearcats winning each contest and outscoring the Bulldogs 179-24. Sikeston head coach Kent Gibbs says that his squad is hoping to regain the win column come Friday night...
Sikeston falters in late innings (09/11/08)
BENTON -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs suffered their second consecutive loss on Wednesday as they played solid defense until the fifth inning only to allow a close game to slip away yet again, this time to the Kelly Lady Hawks on their home field. Kelly eventually scored 10 runs in two innings to send Sikeston home with an 11-1 loss...
Lady Bulldogs drop home opener (09/11/08)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs volleyball team was defeated by Saxony Lutheran on Wednesday night in two straight games, 25-12 and 25-9. The Lady Bulldogs started both games by grabbing the first points, but inexperience and an abundance of errors is what Sikeston head coach Steve Beydler said cost them their chance of a win...
Soccer, tennis teams both fall in road games (09/11/08)
KENNETT -- For the first time in school history, the Sikeston Bulldogs soccer team was defeated by the Kennett Indians in a 2-1 overtime game on Wednesday night. Sikeston (1-5) struck first at the 37 minute mark when Evan Underwood kicked one in on an assist from Hector Lemus. That score would stand at halftime with Sikeston leading 1-0...
Sheila McKinney (09/11/08)
IRVING, Texas -- After a courageous 18-month fight against breast cancer and lymphoma, Sheila Lynne McKinney joined her Lord on Sept. 8, 2008. She was born July 20, 1957, in Sikeston, Mo. Sheila is survived by her daughter and son-in-Law, Robyn Jernigan and Miguel Villalobos, and grandson, Andrew, all of Coppell; a brother and sister-in-law, Charles and Rosemary McKinney of Aurora, Colo. ...
Patsy Butler (09/11/08)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Patsy Lorene Butler, 66, died Sept. 9, 2008, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Nov. 8, 1941 in Hayti, to the late George Harrison and Sadie Lee Holt Jones, she had lived in East Prairie most of her life and was a member of the Victory Chapel in Charleston...
Looking Back 9-11 (09/11/08)
SIKESTON - The first major injury to hit the Bulldog football squad struck yesterday when Billy Joyce, second string center, broke his arm during the afternoon practice session. SIKESTON - Joe Blanton left Monday for St. Louis where he is entering St. Louis University for his freshman year. His sister, Ann Blanton, will leave Friday to enter Maryville College in St. Louis to resume her studies...
Your View: Efforts appreciated (09/11/08)
Over the past six months, it has been my pleasure to have worked with Scott County, Missouri as FEMA Project Specialist for Federal Disaster 1748 and 1749. The level of corporation and hospitality in the communities of Scott County are unrivaled by other communities nationwide with whom I have worked. ...
SpeakOut 9-11 (09/11/08)
It's a good thing Sarah Palin is a member of the NRA. There's going to be a shotgun wedding. Is it true if Obama get elected president, his picture will be on the food stamp dollars? I was just wondering. I'd like to know why Habitat for Humanity couldn't buy nice brick homes that are already built for less than $150,000 rather than have to put the money in a new house?...