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Stories from Monday, October 6, 2008

Making strides (10/06/08)
Participants of the 35th annual Kenny Rogers Children's Center Charity Walk move along Salcedo Road in Sikeston Saturday. The walk began and ended at the First Assembly Recreational Complex on North Ingram.
Judgement House (10/06/08)
Nationally known actor, comedian set to perform on Thursday night (10/06/08)
SIKESTON -- Nationally known actor and comedian Joe Torry will spread some laughter as he helps raise funds for his alma mater next week at a Scott County sports bar. Torry, a St. Louis native, will perform during a Lincoln University scholarship fundraiser scheduled to begin at 8 p.m Oct. 9 at Mr. C's, located off Highway 61 near Morley...
Lady Eagles have error-filled senior day against Cape Central (10/06/08)
ORAN -- Senior Day was unkind to the Oran Lady Eagles on Saturday as they fell to the visiting Cape Central Lady Tigers 4-3 in seven innings. Oran committed five errors which eventually led to their own defeat. Oran head coach Sara Heisserer was disappointed with the outcome of the weekend contest, especially in the defensive department as she said that the five errors led to the four runs. The fourth run proved to be the difference as the Lady Eagles couldn't manage a comeback late in the game...
Jacksonville State routs SEMO, 38-17 (10/06/08)
JACKSONVILLE, Ala. -- Southeast Missouri State upset Jacksonville State at home in last season's final game, giving the Redhawks hope they could duplicate that feat on the road. But this is a much different JSU squad, thanks in large part to the addition of Ryan Perrilloux...
Golf tourney at New Madrid Country Club (10/06/08)
NEW MADRID -- The Immaculate Conception Home and School will be hosting the 9th Annual Jimmy Joe Bloomfield 4-person scramble Oct. 11 at the New Madrid Country Club. The cost is $120 per team and entries must be received by Sept. 30. For more information contact Tammy Bennett at 748-9140...
Raymond Leible (10/06/08)
SIKESTON -- Raymond Charles Leible Sr., 93, died at 6:10 p.m. Oct. 4, 2008, at his home. Born Jan. 20, 1915, in Kelso, to the late William Theodore and Emma Bertha Goetz Leible, he was a retired J I Case farm implement dealer. He was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church and a charter member of Council 3151 of the Knights of Columbus...
Goldie Jennings (10/06/08)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers for services conducted Saturday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Goldie Marie Jennings, 90, who died Oct. 1, 2008, were: Adam Schafer, Stephen Powell, Austin Poe, Rodney Mezo, Gordon Dodge and David Illig.
Gladys Bridges (10/06/08)
SIKESTON -- Gladys A. Bridges, 88, formerly of Bethalto, Ill., died at 9 p.m. Oct. 5, 2008, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Arrangements are incomplete with the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Billy Todd (10/06/08)
CHAFFEE -- Billy Joe Todd, 77, died at 8:30 a.m. Oct. 4, 2008, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Born Oct. 2, 1931, at Oran, to the late Elree and Elizabeth Kaylor Todd, he had worked as a lineman for the Union Pacific Railroad and later retired from Boatman's Bank in St. Louis where he was a security guard. A veteran of the U.S. Army serving during the Korean War, he was of the Baptist belief...
Susie Jones (10/06/08)
BERTRAND -- Susie Jones, 99, formerly of Wickliffe, Ky., died at 4:10 a.m. Oct. 5, 2008, at the Bertrand Retirement Home. Daughter of the late Samuel and Mary Ella Miles Douglas, she was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Wickliffe and a housewife...
Patsy Merryman (10/06/08)
CHARLESTON -- Patsy Merryman, 70, formerly of East Prairie, died at 6:50 p.m. Oct. 5, 2008, at the Charleston Manor Skilled Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Helen Abernathy (10/06/08)
FLORISSANT -- Pallbearers for services held Sunday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Helen Ruth Abernathy, 88, who died on Oct. 2, 2008, were: Daryl Tubbs, Darin Tubbs, David Abernathy, Johnathan Mach, Adam Sinnard and Bill Paxton.
Doris Illig (10/06/08)
DEXTER -- Doris Illig, 64, died Oct. 5, 2008, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete with Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter.
Eugene Slayton (10/06/08)
SIKESTON -- Eugene Slayton, 84, died Oct. 5, 2008, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home.
Births published 10-06 (10/06/08)
SIKESTON -- Jennifer and David Backfisch are the parents of their second child, second daughter, born at 4:15 a.m. Aug. 26, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Allison "Ally" Brooke Backfisch weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 21 inches long...
Looking Back 10-06 (10/06/08)
SIKESTON - The Sadler Grocery Store, 221 E. Center St., has been sold and is now being operated by Mr. and Mrs. V.T. Crowe of Sikeston. NEW MADRID - Chosen best entry in the American Legion 18th Annual Fall Festival parade Tuesday night was the float "South of the Border" with Tommy Fowler, Beth Fowler and Shaun Shanks...
SpeakOut 10-06 (10/06/08)
To the gentleman that I spoke with at the post office who told me to look on the Internet about negative things on the presidential candidate. First of all, this is not intended to be a jab at you, whatever, I still love you. Second of all, I don't do Internet but would like to issue this challenge to you. ...