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Tuesday, Sep. 23, 2014

Stories from Monday, September 22, 2008

Jaycee football action (09/22/08)
A Chiefs ball carrier looks for running room against the Rams Saturday morning in Sikeston Jaycee Little League football action played at the Sikeston Sports Complex. The league is for those in the fifth and sixth grades.
New Madrid group's projects are blossoming (09/22/08)
NEW MADRID - It's just like in nature. Roots that run deep, new sprouts that bring continued growth. At least that is true for the Riverbend Botanical Society. Since forming in February 2007, the group has drawn on the work done by others as they initiate new projects designed to beautify their community...
Eighth grade action (09/22/08)
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Sikeston improves at volleyball tournament (09/22/08)
PERRYVILLE -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs volleyball team traveled to Perryville Saturday to participate in the 10 team Perryville Volleyball Tournament. Sikeston complied a 0-2-2 record in the tournament, but showed great improvement from the beginning of the season according to Lady Bulldog head coach Steve Beydler...
Lizzie M. Campbell (09/22/08)
SIKESTON -- Lizzie M. Hastings Campbell, 92, died Sept. 20, 2008, at her home. Born Feb. 14, 1916, in New Madrid County, daughter of the late William Gardner and Maudie Beck Hastings, she was a member of the former Little Vine Baptist Church. On July 16, 1936, she married John D. ...
Dewey Cash (09/22/08)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Dewey Paul Cash, 63, died Sept. 19, 2008, at the VA Hospital in Poplar Bluff. Born July 10, 1945, in Kennett, to the late Dewey G. and Pauline Robbins Cash, he was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving from July 27, 1962 until July 29, 1966, and had retired from Noranda Aluminum...
Dennis Hodges (09/22/08)
MILBURN, Ky. -- Dennis Ray Hodges, 62, formerly of Charleston, Mo., died Sept. 19, 2008, at the Jackson Purchase Medical Center. The son of James Curtis and Kay Austin Hodges of Sikeston, Mo., he was a farm manager, member of Gravel Ridge Baptist Church in Charleston and attended Milburn Baptist Church. He was also a member of the American Motorcycle Association and a musician...
Larry Floyd (09/22/08)
SIKESTON -- Larry Floyd, 59, current commander of the American Legion, died Sept. 21, 2008, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home.
Mary Appleton (09/22/08)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers for services conducted Saturday at the Watkins and Sons Chapel in Dexter for Mary Aldean Appleton, 89, who died Sept. 17, 2008, were: Roland Glen Appleton, Larry Appleton, Jerry Appleton, Brian Appleton, Ronnie Appleton Jr., Adam Appleton, Patrick Moffitt, Greg Lewis and Lonnie Lewis...
Minnie Kindle (09/22/08)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Minna Lea "Minnie" Kindle, 56, died at 6:08 a.m. Sept. 21, 2008, at Peninsula Health Care in Tarpon Springs, Fla. Arrangements are incomplete at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Births published 9-22 (09/22/08)
SIKESTON -- Hailey McElwain and Derek Tidwell are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 3:36 p.m. Aug. 14, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Madisyn Grace Tidwell weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 19 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Mark and Gina McElwain...
Looking Back 9-22 (09/22/08)
SIKESTON - JoAnn Newberry, 5-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Newberry of Sikeston Route 2, suffered a fractured leg Saturday afternoon on North Street. She ran into the side of a car driven by Mrs. Ora Fisher of Sikeston. SIKESTON - Little Mister and Miss Cotton Top were crowned last night by Vernon Landgraf, Republican candidate for 10th district representative. ...
SpeakOut 9-22 (09/22/08)
Every time I hear Republican sheep screaming, "Drill here, drill now. Drill here, drill now," I wonder if they realize that after we drill our coasts and our wildlife reserves, that oil will not come to us for our use. It's not "our" oil. It'll go on the world market and be shipped to China, South America and points beyond. ...