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Stories from Monday, November 10, 2008

'Sweat Equity' (11/10/08)
SIKESTON - Morgan and Jason McCauley were ready and willing to begin their "sweat equity" hours on the construction of the newest Habitat for Humanity home. After all, it will be their new home. Morgan, 3, and Jason, 9, joined their mother, Natasha McCauley, along with city leaders and Habitat for Humanity officials and others to celebrate the beginning of Sikeston's second Habitat for Humanity home Saturday morning...
Many will promote awareness of homelessness, hunger (11/10/08)
SIKESTON -- Local service agencies and churches will participate in number of activities next week to increase awareness about homelessness and hunger. National Hunger and Homeless Awareness Week is scheduled for Nov. 17-22 this year, according to Jane Pfefferkorn, executive director at Mission Missouri...
Man arrested in Bootheel stabbing (11/10/08)
CARUTHERSVILLE - The assailant in a stabbing is in jail in lieu of a $30,000 bond. Caruthersville Police arrested Roosevelt Jones, 56, of Caruthersville after responding to a report of a stabbing at 12:47 a.m. Nov. 7 at 930 Adams St.. At the scene, they found Stoutweeda Larry, 30, suffering from a stab wound to the neck...
Man tries to pay tab with gum wrappers (11/10/08)
LAWTON, Okla. -- A 28-year-old man who attempted to pay for his bar tab with gum wrappers was arrested after a scuffle with a police officer on Tuesday night, authorities said. A bartender told police the man was playing pool with an open bottle of beer and spilled some of it on the table. She said he first tried to pay his $32 tab with a credit card, which was declined...
Kelly runners earn all-state honors (11/10/08)
JEFFERSON CITY -- The Kelly cross country duo of junior Cody Kern and senior Tara Johnson battled cold weather and a biting wind en route to earning all-state honors at the Class 2 State Cross Country meet on Saturday. Kern, finished 12th with a time of 17:40 while Johnson finished 14th with a time of 21:30. It is the second year in a row that the runners finished with all-state honors as both finished 17th last season. As a sophomore Johnson finished 68th and Kern finished 67th as a freshman...
Joe Ivie (11/10/08)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Joseph Harold "Joe" Ivie, 73, died at 11:50 p.m. Nov. 7, 2008, at the Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born June 2, 1935, in Henderson, Ky., to the late Furman Harrison and Carrie Mae Ferrell Ivie, he lived most of his life in Mississippi County where he was a retired meat cutter for McDonald's Food Mart in East Prairie. A veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, having served during the Korean War, he was of the Baptist belief...
Leila Bell Holton (11/10/08)
LOWNDES -- Leila Bell Holton, 62, died Nov. 8, 2008, at her home. Born July 24, 1946, in Albany, Ga., to the late Jerry Duncan Bouie Sr. and Doris Marion Ramsey Bouie Cox, she had lived most of her life in Georgia. In August 2008, she moved to Lowndes. ...
Margaret Lumsden (11/10/08)
DEXTER -- Margaret Lumsden, 89, died Nov. 9, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Bob Walker (11/10/08)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Robert C. "Bob" Walker, 83, died at 2:20 p.m. Nov. 9, 2008, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Tommy Donley (11/10/08)
PUXICO -- Pallbearers for services conducted Saturday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Puxico for Tommy Donley, 52, who died on Nov. 5, 2008, were: Kimberly Cato-Smith, Dale Cato, Jerry Vishy, Kelly Cato and David Powers.
Virgie Allen (11/10/08)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers for services conducted Saturday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Virgie M. Allen, 82, who died on Nov. 5, 2008, were: Carlos Ortega, Ethan Allen, Richard Manning, Brett Allen, Jeff Montgomery and Mark Gromer.
Dortha Brown (11/10/08)
SIKESTON -- Dortha B. Brown, 79, died 8:35 a.m. Nov. 10, 2008, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Births published 11-10 (11/10/08)
SIKESTON -- Heather Jones is the parent of her second child, first daughter, born at 3:32 p.m. Oct. 8, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Sekhyra Paige weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces, and was 17.75 inches long. Grandparent is Lisa Jones...
Looking Back 11-10 (11/10/08)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston Bulldogs trampled the Jackson Indians into the mud of Jackson High School stadium to the tune of 39-0 Friday night. SIKESTON - Juniors and seniors from Sikeston High School and 11 other area high schools will participate in college night tonight at Sikeston High School...
SpeakOut 11-10 (11/10/08)
I want to send a thank you out to Chris Pobst and David Jenkins for the coverage of the Dexter Varsity Volleyball team. It was great! I am a parent of one of the girls on the team. I appreciate the fact that Mr. Jenkins took pics of the different girls and not just one or two. ...