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Stories from Sunday, November 9, 2008

Going once, going twice (11/09/08)
SIKESTON -- Although it will be one night shorter, organizers of this year's Rotary Club Auction promise the event will be just as big and better than in years past. "We thought that, with only two days, we might attract a larger crowd," said Heather DeWitt, this year's Rotary Club president...
Decorated veteran to speak (11/09/08)
SIKESTON - A decorated veteran of Desert Storm will be the featured speaker during the Veterans Day ceremony scheduled for 9:45 a.m. Nov. 11 at the Sikeston Field House. Lt. Col. Glenn Schneider, a member of the U.S. Marine Corps, was commander of an artillery battery during Desert Storm. ...
Support, funds are needed at shelter (11/09/08)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Area Humane Society's board of directors is looking to rally support for Sikeston's animal shelter. "We want the animal shelter to be a source of pride for Sikeston and invite anyone with a similar goal to join us," said Dan Strebler, president of the Humane Society's board of directors...
Method will be taught in one evening at SCTC (11/09/08)
SIKESTON -- Adults who think they missed their chance to learn how to play the piano are in luck. An upcoming Sikeston Adult and Community Education workshop promises to teach people to play the piano in one session. "Instant Piano for Hopelessly Busy People" will be offered from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday at the Sikeston Career and Technology Center...
Six arrested for drugs in Stoddard County (11/09/08)
BLOOMFIELD -- A half dozen Stoddard County residents were arrested on drug charges. According to a news release from the the Stoddard County Sheriff's Department, Tyler Robert Hardin, 19, of Dexter was arrested Friday on a warrant for the distribution of a controlled substance...
Kelly trio earns all-state honors (11/09/08)
BENTON -- It's a very impressive feat when you can have a representative from a team be named as an All-State selection. What's even more impressive is when a team can say they have three All-State selections. None other than the Kelly Lady Hawks can now say the latter...
Differing styles to clash Monday night (11/09/08)
STE. GENEVIEVE -- The New Madrid County Central Eagles will face their toughest opponent on Monday evening in the sectional round of high school football playoffs. Quarterback Kory Faulkner and the Ste. Genevieve Dragons (10-1) bring a lot of offense to the table Monday night and the Eagle defense will have to step up their play to defend the spread offense that the Dragons rely upon...
Calvin Williams returns to practice for SEMO (11/09/08)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Junior Calvin Williams returned to basketball practice at Southeast Missouri State Friday, Nov. 7. Interim Director of Athletics Cindy Gannon suspended Williams from all basketball activities on Oct. 25 and announced Friday that he would return to practice, but will be suspended for the exhibition game Saturday night against MacMurray and road games next week at New Mexico and Kansas State...
Young deer hunters (11/09/08)
Scrap metal and iron plant opens (11/09/08)
Cash's Scrap Metal and Iron, located at 526 S. Frisco in Sikeston, recently held its grand opening ribbon cutting with the Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce. Cutting the ribbon is plant manager Steve DePriest. Pictured are, from left, Steve Ferrell, SACC member; Don Pratt, SACC member; Roger Stone, crane operator; DePriest; Ryan Glover, a laborer; and Missy Marshall, executive director of the SACC. ...
Electric Rayz tanning salon holds grand opening (11/09/08)
Electric Rayz recently held its grand opening ribbon cutting with the Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce. Cutting the ribbon is co-owner Keith Daum. Also pictured are his wife and co-owner Jeanetta Daum, SACC members and other guests. The couple took over the store in September and have since hired a new staff, installed new bulbs and replaced all the acrylic. ...
Manpower moves to new location (11/09/08)
Manpower recently celebrated an open house/ribbon cutting at its new location at 1214 Linn. Pictured left to right are: Missy Marshall, executive director of the Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce; SACC members Hugh Boon and Dick Griffin; Trish DeHart, Manpower's Cape Girardeau office; Liz Crawford, regional director of Manpower; Martha Minton of the Cape Girardeau office; Jill Gage, senior staffing specialist at Sikeston Manpower; Laura Essner, staffing specialist at the Sikeston office; Christopher Snider, permanent placement consultant at the Sikeston office; Debbie Glenn, branch manager for Manpower in Sikeston, Poplar Bluff, Kennett and northern Arkansas; and SACC members Bill Sexton and Frank Marshall. ...
Veterans' job fair is set for Wednesday (11/09/08)
SIKESTON -- The U.S. Department of Labor's HireVetsFirst initiative will sponsor a job fair for U.S. military veterans from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 12, at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3174, 709 Smith St. in Sikeston. The free job fair is one of more than 120 nationwide conducted as part of the Veterans' Employment and Training Service's HireVetsFirst initiative...
Business Briefcase (Published 11/09) (11/09/08)
BENTON -- Times 2, a consignment shop, recently opened in Benton and is accepting consignment items for sale. Items must be clean and in good condition. Staff prices and sells items and the proceeds are split 50/50. The selection includes gently used clothes and shoes for the entire family, purses, toys, housewares, movies, games and other miscellaneous items...
Sikeston employees of the fourth quarter (11/09/08)
Mayor Mike Marshall, pictured right, recently recognized Public Safety Officer Bobby Penrod as the Sikeston Department of Public Safety Employee of the Fourth Quarter with the presentation of a plaque and cash award at a City Council meeting. Marshall said Penrod exhibits a good attitude, has an excellent working knowledge of police work, and is a very productive officer who maintains a good rapport with citizens...
Three longtime employees retire from plant (11/09/08)
NEW MADRID -- Joe Johnes, Dennis Meier and Melvin Pobst recently retired from Associated Electric Cooperative's New Madrid Power Plant. The three had a combined 84 years of service to the plant. Johnes, instrumentation superintendent, started as an instrument repairer in 1979 after a stint in the U.S. ...
Southeast Missouri has a new hospice option (11/09/08)
DEXTER -- Tri-County Hospice Services, Inc., a member of Pyramid Home Health Services, is proud to announce that the company has recently completed a deficiency-free initial survey for licensure conducted by the Missouri Department of Health. "Tri-County's success is rooted in the fact it has an outstanding clinical team that specializes exclusively in hospice and who understands that hospice is more than medical care; it's an affirmation of each patient's life," said Diane Chappell of Sikeston, Tri-County Hospice Services administrator. ...
I.B. McNew Sr. (11/09/08)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Ivan Benton "I.B." McNew Sr., 92, formerly of Morehouse and a resident of the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau, died at 3 a.m. Nov. 7, 2008, at the Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 7, 1916, in Naylor, to the late William Benton and Rohenia Bass McNew, he moved from St. ...
Mary Slayton (11/09/08)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers for funeral services held Friday at Ponder Funeral Home for Mary L Slayton, who died Nov. 4, 2008, were: Tom King, Truman Medley, Joe Stuckey, Paul Stuckey, Steve Stuckey, Keith Stuckey, and Harold Stuckey.
Roger Wigfall (11/09/08)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Roger Wigfall, 57, died Nov. 7, 2008, at Pemiscot Memorial Health System in Hayti. Arrangements are incomplete with DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
Joseph Ivie (11/09/08)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Joseph Ivie, 73, died at 11:50 p.m. Nov. 7, 2008, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Jerry Hahn (11/09/08)
CHAFFEE -- Jerry L. Hahn, 73, died at 2:20 a.m. Nov. 7, 2008, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born April 10, 1935, in Whitewater, to the late Leroy "Jack" and Mary M. Kinder Hahn, he was a retired truck driver, having worked for Koss Construction Co. in Kansas City, and was a member of the Church of God in Delta...
Larry Marvel (11/09/08)
BLOOMFIELD -- Larry Marvel, 63, died Nov. 5, 2008, at his home. Born July 21, 1945, at Crowder, to the late Sherman and Mae Stelle Marvel, he had lived in the Dexter and Bloomfield area most of his life. He was a laborer for Walker Construction, a past member of the Dexter Eagles Aerie and a U.S. Navy veteran having served during the Vietnam War...
Marvin DeJournett (11/09/08)
DEXTER -- Marvin DeJournett, 84, died Nov. 7, 2008, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Born April 30, 1924, near Gray Ridge, to the late Marshall and Mary Annis DeJournett, he had worked in maintenance for General Motors. He had been a resident of Michigan for 30 years before moving back to Dexter in 1982. He was of the Baptist belief...
Births published 11-09 (11/09/08)
LILBOURN -- Heather Totz and Gary Hunt are the parents of their third child, second daughter, born at 4:02 p.m. Sept. 29, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Alyssa Faith Hunt weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces, and was 18.5 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Gary and Estella Totz of Madison, Wis...
Sharpless-Thomason (11/09/08)
Barnett-Glueck (11/09/08)
NEW HAMBURG -- Jennifer Dyan Barnett and Glenn Paul Glueck were united in marriage during a 6:30 p.m. wedding May 10, 2008, at Navarre Beach, Fla. Parents of the bride are Robert and Connie Barnett of Benton, and parents of the bridegroom are Larry and Paula Glueck of Chaffee...
Looking Back 11-09 (11/09/08)
SIKESTON - Approximately 1,000 visitors attended open house ceremonies for Sikeston Public Schools Thursday, school officials announced. SIKESTON - Connie Lou Chaney, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Chaney, celebrated her second birthday Wednesday afternoon...
Television doesn't bridge culture gap (11/09/08)
I am not your typical television viewer. Come to think of it, I can't even define what may be the typical television viewer any longer. Once I could because there were much fewer choices. But, alas, here comes cable and the choices explode...
SpeakOut 11-09 (11/09/08)
There's something that bothers me, I see it on TV all the time. The Animal Planet is nothing but dogs and cats, animals that are hurt. They are constantly begging for money, take care of your animals. What about our children that need help? These dogs and cats don't have a soul. ...