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Stories from Thursday, October 30, 2008

Smooth election is forecast (10/30/08)
SIKESTON - When Tuesday's election rolls around will Missouri polling places be prepared? Secretary of State Robin Carnahan believes they will be. "We have been working very closely with local election officials to make sure they have the resources they need to run a successful, smooth election," said Carnahan in a telephone interview...
Local races decided Tuesday (10/30/08)
SIKESTON -- In addition to casting their vote for the next president and voting on other congressional and state positions, area voters will also make their final picks for county positions Tuesday. There are three local races to be resolved in Scott County...
Goodbye (10/30/08)
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Sikeston Cub, Boy Scouts are preparing for effort to gather food to feed Southeast Missouri's hungry (10/30/08)
SIKESTON -- When local Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts are out in Sikeston neighborhoods in November, they not only will participate in the nation's largest food drive, they'll also learn some good life lessons while helping others. The 24th annual Scouting for Food is coming up in November, and organizers hope this year's campaign is just as successful as those in the past...
Smoke investigated at Head Start (10/30/08)
SIKESTON -- A smoke investigation forced a Sikeston school to evacuate briefly Wednesday morning. The Sikeston Department of Public Safety received a call at 9:42 a.m. of a possible fire at Sikeston Head Start, 115 S. West St., in Sikeston. Officials were dispatched to the scene for a smoke investigation, but there was no fire...
Republican VP  visits Cape (10/30/08)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin headed Thursday to Cape Girardeau for her second appearance in less than a week in the heavily contested state. The Alaska governor and running mate of John McCain spoke at an early morning rally at the Show Me Center on the campus of Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau...
Live video from Sarah Palin's appearance at the Show-Me-Center (10/30/08)
The Southeast Missourian is experimenting a live video stream of vice presidential nominee Gov. Sarah Palin's appearance this morning. It is set to begin around 9 a.m. and you can see it below. ...
Three days of soccer tournament action begin on Friday afternoon (10/30/08)
SIKESTON -- Around 120 teams will begin to fill the Sikeston area come Friday evening as the 14th Annual Montgomery Bank Sikeston Bootheel Soccer Classic makes its way back onto the calendar. The tournament, which runs from Friday evening until Sunday evening, will see over 400 games played in various locations throughout the city...
Everett Miller (10/30/08)
SIKESTON -- Everett Eugene Miller, 76, died Oct. 28, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. He was born March 11, 1932, in Blodgett, Missouri, son of the late Henry Miller and Anna Whitt Miller Stanley. He was a member of North Acres General Baptist Church for many years, having changed his attendance to First Assembly of God. He also attended First United Pentecostal Church and Bethel Missionary Baptist Church...
Russell Estes (10/30/08)
LILBOURN --Russell Eric Estes, 87, died Oct. 29, 2008, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Born Jan. 16, 1921, in Haleyville, Ala., to the late George and Ophelia Lauderdale Estes, he was a World War II veteran and received the Bronze Star, Distinguished Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal and Victory Medal. Before moving to Lilbourn to farm, he had been a steel hauling truck driver...
Florence Walton (10/30/08)
DORENA -- Florence Laverne Larkins Walton, 86, died at 2:30 a.m. Oct. 29, 2008, at her home surrounded by her children and grandchildren. Born March 18, 1922, at Dorena, to the late Robert Rathburn Larkins and Annie Florence Bennett Larkins, Laverne spent 81 years of her life being a proud member of the Dorena Community...
Donald Rodgers (10/30/08)
PUXICO -- Pallbearers for services conducted Tuesday at the Watkins and Sons Chapel in Puxico for Donald J. Rodgers, 67, who died Oct. 25, 2008, were: Brandon Hoskins, Glen Rodgers II, Joshua Rice, Matthew Smith, Tyler Hyslip and Ephraim Torres.
Birth published 10-30 (10/30/08)
MORLEY -- Kevin and Heather Alexander are the parents of their second child, second son, born at 8:26 a.m. Sept. 25, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Landon Michael Alexander weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce, and was 19.5 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Vicki Bivens and Ronnie Staggs...
Looking Back 10-30 (10/30/08)
SIKESTON - Natural gas for Sikeston residents by July 1949 is now a distinct possibility according to Mayor Marvin Carroll, due to an approval for service to Sikeston and the surrounding area issued by the Federal Power Commission. BENTON - Increased interest may send the total vote in tomorrow's presidential election in Scott County to 12,000 County Clerk Phil Waldman said today...
SpeakOut 10-30 (10/30/08)
This is to the person who couldn't find a hotdog bun for their family cookout. So you couldn't find a hotdog bun to put your weenie on and you blamed the Obama campaign for not planning ahead. Well, didn't you know you had a family cookout planned? Why didn't you plan ahead and buy your hotdog buns early? Seriously, there is so many important things going on in this world. ...