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Stories from Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Large number of trick-or-treaters expected (10/28/08)
SIKESTON -- Halloween may be a holiday about spooks, but it's also about safety. "With it being on a Friday this year, there will likely be more trick-or-treaters and there will also be more adults (out celebrating)," said Sgt. Dale Moreland, public information and education officer for Troop E of the Missouri State Highway Patrol. That means those celebrating, as well as motorists, should be aware and take safety precautions to avoid injuries or tragedy this Friday...
Officials want comments on fees (10/28/08)
SIKESTON -- City officials are seeking input from residents on their plan to increase building permit and inspection fees. During the Oct. 6 City Council meeting, Linda Lowes, director of governmental services, advised the costs of conducting building inspections and issuing permits -- a total of $95,810 -- exceed the revenues generated from these activities by $53,621...
Blodgett 6-year-old to appear on 'The Doctors' Wednesday (10/28/08)
SIKESTON -- A Scott County first grader will appear in an episode of a syndicated medical talk show Wednesday. Graycen Beardslee, 6, of Blodgett is slated to be in a segment of "The Doctors," a talk show featuring four practitioners with four different specialties -- an emergency room physician; pediatrician; obstetrician and gynecologist; and plastic surgeon and reconstructive surgery expert. ...
Looking for lenses (10/28/08)
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Robert Brashears (10/28/08)
ST. JOSEPH -- Robert E. Brashears, 71, died Oct. 25, 2008, at his home. Born Dec. 15, 1936, in East Prairie, son of the late Claude and Helen Brashears, he lived since 1993 in St. Joseph, where he was a member of Hillcrest Bible Church and was a manager for storage facilities. He was also a veteran serving in the Air Force...
Clo Harrison (10/28/08)
BARNHART -- Clorene "Clo" Harrison, 93, formerly of Lilbourn and St. Louis, died Oct. 26, 2008, at Barnhart. Born June 23, 1915, at Noxall, to the late Samuel R. and Minnie Willis Morris, she was a homemaker and a member of Windsor Baptist Church in Imperial...
Eula Adams (10/28/08)
SIKESTON -- Eula Marie Adams, 88, died Oct. 27, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Oct. 6, 1920, in Puxico, to the late Grace Adams Hendley, she was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene where she taught Sunday school for 50 years. She worked at the International Shoe Company for 35 years...
Larry Henely (10/28/08)
PUXICO -- Laurence "Larry" Henely, 68, of rural Puxico, died Oct. 27, 2008, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Viola Hahn (10/28/08)
ORAN -- Viola C. Hahn, 89, died at 9:55 a.m. Oct. 27, 2008, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Born July 13, 1919, in Oran, to the late Michael and Louise Ann Menz Pobst, she was a homemaker. A member of Guardian Angel Catholic Church in Oran, she also belonged to the St. Ann's Ladies Sodality, KCettes and Oran Senior Citizens...
Reva Tanner (10/28/08)
DEXTER -- Reva Tanner, 83, died Oct. 27, 2008, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Dennis Kindle (10/28/08)
EAST PRAIRIE-- Dennis R. Kindle, 61, died at 1:28 a.m. Oct. 28, 2008, in the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with the Shelby Funeral Home of East Prairie.
Births published 10-28 (10/28/08)
SAN DIEGO -- Christopher and Brittany Caldwell are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 5:06 p.m. Aug. 31, 2008, at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego. Berkleigh Kae Caldwell weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces, and was 19.7 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Andrea Dumey-Stotts and Carl E. "Tad" Rampley II of Oran, Mo...
Looking Back 10-28 (10/28/08)
DEXTER - A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Kendall Miller of Dexter Sunday at St. Francis Hospital in Cape Girardeau. SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. J.H. Holloman of Sikeston are parents of a son born today. MATTHEWS - Mr. and Mrs. E. Hendrix of Matthews are the parents of a son born yesterday...
SpeakOut 10-28 (10/28/08)
Twice now I have read in the paper about trash cans, Rick Walter and his inmates cleaning up after the parade, thanking them for their service. I guess I was the only one that saw the young men in the blue uniforms along with their leaders in the downtown area after the parade, picking up trash that was left behind that didn't make it in the trash cans. I personally thank you for your service to your community...