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Stories from Thursday, November 6, 2008

Younger generation takes the lead in latest SLT production (11/06/08)
SIKESTON -- For the first time in its 50-year history, the Sikeston Little Theatre will present a play selected, cast, acted, directed and completely staffed by local youth. Sikeston Little Theatre Board of Directors President Mike Marsh said the board had toyed with doing an all-youth production for the past couple of years...
The red flags rulings (11/06/08)
SIKESTON -- Consumers have likely seen a few more requirements when applying for credit recently, and they will definitely see more tightening over the next several months, as businesses work to comply with rules set forth by the Federal Trade Commission...
Crafting the perfect gift: Local events can offer unique finds (11/06/08)
SIKESTON -- When it comes to gift-giving, people often try to be unique. And several organizations around the area have just the place for people to buy holiday gifts with the upcoming craft fairs planned. "I think people know that crafts are becoming a lost art," said Mary Martin. "They will purchase something just because it is handmade."...
NMCC advances (11/06/08)
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Pedestrian is killed in accident (11/06/08)
POPLAR BLUFF -- An elderly Stoddard County pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle Wednesday evening in Butler County. Alvera M. Hendrix, 81, of Dudley was walking across Business Highway 60, half a mile east of Poplar Bluff, at 7:18 p.m. when she was struck by the eastbound vehicle driven by Jonathan W. ...
Train strikes vehicle stuck on tracks (11/06/08)
BLOOMFIELD -- A Sikeston man escaped injury after his tractor-trailer became stuck on railroad tracks Wednesday in Stoddard County. According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, at 5:45 p.m. on County Road 512, three miles east of Bloomfield, a freightliner operated by Jerry W. ...
Patrol officer is injured in crash (11/06/08)
Patrol officer is injured in crash SIKESTON -- A Missouri State Highway Patrol officer was injured in a two-vehicle accident Wednesday in Scott County. According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, at 4:10 p.m., highway patrol officer Kendall G. Hampton, 42, of Sikeston was traveling northbound on U.S. ...
Running wild: NMCC runs for 311 yards in 28-19 playoff win (11/06/08)
NEW MADRID -- The New Madrid County Central Eagles came into Wednesday evening's contest with the Potosi Trojans seeking revenge of an earlier loss, 28-18, to Potosi in week three of the 2008 season. The scoreboard at the end of the regional round of the playoffs Wednesday evening was almost an exact replica to week three, but this time the Eagles found themselves on the victorious end of things winning by a final score of 28-19...
Opposition having difficult time containing NMCC running game (11/06/08)
NEW MADRID -- It's a good thing when a team has one reliable running back that they can count on game-in and game-out. What's even better, is if one team has more than just one. Luckily for the New Madrid County Central Eagles (9-2), they have more than one tailback that can break off a huge gain or convert on 3rd-and-short to keep a drive going...
Robert Scherer (11/06/08)
DEXTER -- Robert L. Scherer, 75, died Nov. 4, 2008, at his home. Born Aug. 3, 1933, at Heagy, to the late Fred Joseph and Mary Elizabeth Sanders Scherer, he was a retired farmer and veteran of the U.S. Air Force. A 1951 graduate of Bell City High School, he was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Dexter, the Knights of Columbus and the Bell City Rotary Club...
William Forrester (11/06/08)
PORTAGEVILLE -- William Henon Foster, 75, died Nov. 5, 2008, at the Golden Age Living Center in New Madrid. Born Sept. 15, 1933, in New Madrid County, to the late Delmar R. and Thelmer Fisher Forrester, he was a U.S. Army veteran serving during the Korean War...
Gilbert Gilmore (11/06/08)
CHARLESTON -- Gilbert Gilmore, 88, died Nov. 5, 2008, at the Charleston Manor. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Anna Hodges (11/06/08)
CHARLESTON -- Anna Sue Davis Hodges, 83, died Nov. 6, 2008, at the Bertrand Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Wilma VanPool (11/06/08)
DEXTER -- Wilma VanPool, 81, died Nov. 5, 2008, at her son's home in Bloomfield. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Mary Slayton (11/06/08)
ROCKFORD, Ill. -- Mary L. Abbott Slayton, formerly of Sikeston, Mo. died Nov. 4, 2008 at her daughter's home in Rockford. Born in Caruthersville, Mo., daughter of the late James Milo and Pairlee Robinson Abbott, she was a member of Smith Avenue Church of God and had retired from Wal-Mart after 18 years of service...
Jearl Lawrence (11/06/08)
LILBOURN -- Jearl Lee Lawrence, 66, died Nov. 3, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. He was born June 15, 1942, in Appleton, Ark., to the late Mort and Opal Lawrence. On Feb. 16, 1968, in Lilbourn, he married Sue Tindle, and she survives of the home...
Oma L. White (11/06/08)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Oma L. White, 85, formerly of Dudley, died at 10:30 p.m. Nov. 3, 2008, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Born Feb. 14, 1923, in Broseley, daughter of the late Jack and Ruth Carroll Roe, she had lived in the Dudley area most of her life where she was a homemaker and a member of the Dudley Community Church...
Ann Evans (11/06/08)
ORAN -- Ethel Lee "Ann" Evans, 67, died Nov. 5, 2008, at her home. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Friday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel where services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday.
Births published 11-06 (11/06/08)
ESSEX-- Johnny Hagy and Alisha Morrison are the parents of their seventh child, fifth son, born at 11:07 a.m. Sept. 26, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Justis Layn Hagy weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 19 inches long. Maternal grandparents are John and Linda Petty...
Looking Back 11-06 (11/06/08)
SIKESTON - Sikeston Public Schools will hold Open House Thursday to observe National Education Week. SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Joe Buchanan are parents of a daughter born Tuesday evening at the Sikeston General Hospital. She has been named Linda Kay. COLUMBIA - Katie Blanton is one of 38 students from the University of Missouri elected to Who's Who in American Universities and Colleges. Miss Blanton, daughter of David Blanton, is a senior majoring in history and art history...
SpeakOut 11-06 (11/06/08)
This is regarding the ad wanting an auto mechanic to work on a car. Call 481-9214. Wow! All you can say about the Sikeston-Poplar Bluff game. Talk about never quitting. Great win Dawgs. Best of luck at Farmington. Sikeston is proud of you. Great job, coaches, players and fans. This feels like the start of something big!...