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Stories from Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Brick laying (10/29/08)
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County will seek bids for inmate health care (10/29/08)
BENTON -- With the possibility of boarding U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainees still up in the air, Scott County commissioners will seek bids on health care for Scott County Jail inmates with an option for more. The county first contracted health care services for county inmates on Oct. 1, 2005, with Health Professionals Ltd. of Peoria, Ill...
Thursday meeting will help to improve community (10/29/08)
Many are investing time, effort to improve future of Sikeston
'Forever in Our Hearts': Students, staff celebrate their principal's life (10/29/08)
CHARLESTON -- Third grader Catie Austin finished writing on her red heart-shaped paper, took a piece of tape from her teacher and hung it on the window of her classroom. The 8-year-old then recalled what message she wrote about her late principal Becky Stewart: "She was a very nice lady. She had a good personality and has very nice kids. She was very smart, and I loved her a lot," Catie said...
Two file for mayor position in Sikeston (10/29/08)
SIKESTON -- After two weeks since filing opened, Sikeston has a two-way race for mayor. Filing for city offices -- mayor, the Ward 3 seat held by David Teachout and the Ward 2 position occupied by Jim Terrell -- opened on Oct. 14. Councilman Mike Bohannon, who is currently serving in one of the two at-large Council seats, filed for the mayor position on Oct. 16...
Three killed in I-55 accident (10/29/08)
SCOTT CITY -- Three Florida residents were fatally injured Tuesday in a one-car accident in Scott County. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at 6:16 a.m. four miles south of Scott City. Adam P. Rumsey, 35, of Orlando was northbound on Interstate 55 when he reportedly lost control of his vehicle, ran into the median and struck a creek embankment...
Sikeston's DPS offers a few tips for Halloween (10/29/08)
SIKESTON -- Children are gearing up for Halloween but there are some things parents should keep in mind to keep their kids safe, according to a recent news release from the Sikeston Department of Public Safety. The fact is pedestrians on Halloween are four times more likely to be hit by a vehicle than any other night. Parents should keep this and some other tips in mind when they plan for this event...
Sikeston seeking district title Thursday (10/29/08)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldog football team will look to claim their first district title in 13 years and their first conference title in 10 years when they take on the talented Farmington Knights Thursday in Farmington. The Bulldogs (5-4) have a shot at those titles because they were able to defeat district foe Poplar Bluff last Friday. It was Sikeston first victory over the Mules in six years...
Dexter falls in district final (10/29/08)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- It was more like a heavyweight title bout than a Class 3, District 1 volleyball championship match at Notre Dame High School on Tuesday night. The high-powered teams of the Dexter Bearcats and the Notre Dame Lady Bulldogs exchanged blows in two sets with the Lady Bulldogs coming out on top 25-18 and 25-22 to win the district championship...
Sikeston freshmen rout Perryville, 44-0 (10/29/08)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- The 9th grade football program ended their season on Monday evening by defeating the visiting Perryville Pirates 44-0 at Sikeston Public Schools Stadium. The game was controlled by Sikeston from the opening kickoff as they scored just moments into the game...
Season ends for Sikeston volleyball on Monday (10/29/08)
FARMINGTON -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs saw their 2008 season come to an end Monday night to the hands of Cape Central 25-7, 25-8 in the first round of the Class 4, District 1 Tournament in Farmington. With the loss, the Lady Bulldogs' ended their season with a record of 5-19-4. Sikeston will lose four seniors: Casey Palmer, Keyarra Blissett, Andrea Coleman and Mandy Moore...
Kelly put on good show at final four (10/29/08)
It's been a long week since my last column and a whole lot has happened since we last chatted. First things first, I'm ecstatic that my father, yeah, the Bama fan, got great news at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. ...
Reva Tanner (10/29/08)
DEXTER -- Reva Evelyn Tanner, 83, died at 1:52 p.m. Oct. 27, 2008, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born May 25, 1925, in Calm, to Elmer and Annie Bellar Reed. she attended school at Gatewood and Couch in Oregon County. She worked at Brown Shoe Manufacturing in Bernie from 1956 until her retirement in 1988...
Larry Henely (10/29/08)
PUXICO -- Laurence "Larry" Henely, 68, died Oct. 27, 2008, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Born Oct. 17, 1940, to Nettie Fisher Henely of Webster City, Iowa and the late Francis Henely, he was of the Catholic belief and a self-employed automobile dealer...
Dennis R. Kindle (10/29/08)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Dennis R. Kindle, 61, died at 1:28 a.m. Oct. 28, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born June 27, 1947, in the Bridges community, to the late Eddis and Edith Spencer Kindle, he lived most of his life in Mississippi County where he was a farmer...
Annie Craig (10/29/08)
CHARLESTON -- Annie Lee Craig, 81, died Oct. 23, 2008, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born March 9, 1927, in Cleveland, Ark., to the late Cal and Etta Alexander Canady, she was a member of Opportunity Church of God in Christ at Charleston and had worked at Burkhart Manufacturing in Cairo, Ill...
Eugene Miller (10/29/08)
SIKESTON - Eugene Miller, 76, died Oct. 28, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
Lavern Walton (10/29/08)
SIKESTON -- Lavern Walton, 86, formerly of Dorena, died at 2:30 a.m. Oct. 29, 2008, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Births published 10-29 (10/29/08)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Lisa and Ronald Boyd are the parents of their third child, third daughter, born at 8:25 a.m. Sept. 25, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Nevaeh Ellyn Boyd weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 18 inches long Maternal grandparent is Claudia Marion of Chaffee...
Looking Back 10-29 (10/29/08)
SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Lester Mitchell of Sikeston are parents of a daughter born today and Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Ryan Jr. of Sikeston are parents of a son also born today. SIKESTON - The appointment of Tommy L. Dover, 21, as a police patrolman was announced today by City Manager W. Raymert Miller...
Take my advice before you vote (10/29/08)
Six days. That is all the time left before we must decide which pathetic excuse for a presidential candidate we will vote for. While the days dwindle, I have been asked by several people if I will be endorsing anyone in this column...
Not all change may be for the better (10/29/08)
Funny thing about presidential political polls. If you agree with the forecast, they have merit and should be watched. If you disagree with the outcome, you look for flaws to reinforce your political preference. That's either human nature or raw partisan thinking...
SpeakOut 10-29 (10/29/08)
I am a Democrat, and I am against abortion and Gays, but Bush said he is for pro-life and against gays then while he was in office. Why didn't he do anything about abortion these last 8 years? However, I'm more concerned about our health care, and apparently no one is really paying attention to how McCain's health care will work. ...