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Stories from Monday, September 29, 2008

Two seriously injured in weekend accidents (09/29/08)
SIKESTON -- Vehicle accidents around the area over the weekend left two seriously injured, and others with minor and moderate injuries. A Sikeston man was seriously injured in a motorcycle accident on Saturday afternoon in Wayne County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. ...
Cotton celebration (09/29/08)
The Cotton Festival of the Arts Saturday drew a large crowd downtown Saturday for food, music and more. Evan Montgomery shows the pumpkin he has picked from a vendor's wagon to Kaiden Massey.
Cotton Carnival comes to a close (09/29/08)
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New surgical services floor set to open at Missouri Delta Medical Center (09/29/08)
SIKESTON - When the new Surgical Services floor at Missouri Delta Medical Center opens Wednesday, it will mark a change in the way services are offered to patients. It will also mark the completion of the first of three phases to change the way services are offered throughout the hospital...
Woman dies after being shot early Saturday (09/29/08)
PORTAGEVILLE - The victim of an early morning shooting on Saturday has died. The New Madrid County Sheriff's Department was called about a shooting at 5:50 a.m. Saturday at a residence in Point Pleasant. At the scene, officers found Carolyn Ellington with a gunshot wound to the head. She was flown by air ambulance service to a Memphis hospital, where she died from her wounds, according to New Madrid County Sheriff Terry Stevens...
Two hurt in Friday motorcycle accident (09/29/08)
Lady Bearcats win ASU Tourney division (09/29/08)
JONESBORO, Ark. -- The Dexter Lady Bearcats won the silver tournament bracket in the ASU Tournament over the weekend. The Lady Bearcats, now 12-5-3 on the season, played in the black division of the tournament which is the upper division. In pool play, Dexter fell to Houston 24-26 and 20-25, split with Crowley Ridge Academy 25-17 and 24-26 and split with Cabot 25-20 and 15-25...
Betty Halter (09/29/08)
CHAFFEE -- Betty Loretta Halter, 90, died Sept. 26, 2008, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born April 15, 1918, in Brownwood, to the late Harry and Ruby Mae Hopkins Hindman, she was a homemaker and member of the First Baptist Church in Chaffee...
Shirley Amos (09/29/08)
SIKESTON -- Shirley Anne Amos, 73, died at 2:15 p.m. Sept. 26, 2008, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Dec. 22, 1934, in Dunklin County, to the late Charles Asa and Wilma Ruby Hilton Douglas, she was a homemaker and a member of Spirit Life Ministries Church in Sikeston...
Carolyn Ellington (09/29/08)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Carolyn Sue Ellington, 48, died Sept. 27, 2008, at Memphis, Tenn. Born Dec. 11, 1959, at Portageville, she was the daughter of the late Doyle and Anita Mae Sutton Leonard. In April 2004, she married John Pat Ellington who survives of the home...
Martha Roderick (09/29/08)
MATTHEWS -- Martha Vanetta Roderick, 83, died Sept. 27, 2008, at the Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 7, 1924, in Knoxall, to the late Goble and Vera (Hall) Trail, she was a homemaker. She enjoyed cooking, taking care of people and tending to her houseplants. She loved being with her family and friends and always said, "All I need is Love." She had plenty of love to give and also received it. She attended the First Christian Church in Matthews...
Edith Kellick (09/29/08)
SIKESTON -- Edith Dickerson Kellick, 91, died at 10:12 a.m. Sept. 27, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Jan. 19, 1917, in Bardwell, Ky., to the late George W. and Emily Jane Tinnon Dickerson, she was retired from International Shoe Company and was a member of the First United Pentecostal Church in Sikeston...
Bobby Fields (09/29/08)
NEW MADRID -- Bobby Earl "Squirrel" Fields, 49, died Sept. 27, 2008, at Close to Home Nursing Care in Matthews. Born Jan. 22, 1959, in New Madrid, he was the son of the late Earl and Betty Flanagan Fields. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Brenda Fields...
Opal Greer (09/29/08)
ST. LOUIS -- Opal Fleming Greer, formerly of Sikeston, died Sept. 29, 2008, at Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Dorothy Stout (09/29/08)
SIKESTON -- Dorothy Stout, 73, died Sept. 28, 2008, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home.
Maggie Broadway (09/29/08)
LILBOURN -- Maggie Broadway, 49, died Sept. 27, 2008, at St. Louis. Arrangements are incomplete with DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
Looking Back 9-29 (09/29/08)
SIKESTON - Glen Hopwood, 24, flying instructor for Robinson Service, was not seriously injured when the Cub airplane he was dusting crops with over the Byrd Farm near Matthews crashed into a power line and was demolished this morning. CANTON - Sandy Carr, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Carr of Sikeston, is a candidate for homecoming queen at Culverton-Stockton College. Miss Carr, a senior, is a graduate of Sikeston High School and has been active in journalism at the college...
SpeakOut 9-29 (09/29/08)
I think it's great that there will no longer be candy thrown at the parade. Some of the members of the marching bands couldn't even march in a straight line because they had to dodge kids in the middle of the street. Some of the adults are just as bad! The trash left behind after the parade is disgraceful. If you people are so hard up for candy, go to the store and just buy some. The American Legion holds the parade for people to enjoy the entries; not to provide you with free candy!...