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Stories from Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Feds indict two for local fraud (11/11/08)
SIKESTON -- Two St. Louis-area men were indicted for their roles in a mortgage fraud scheme, which resulted in the purchase and later foreclosure of several homes in Sikeston. Russell McBride, 46, of Creve Coeur and Robert Wrolstad, 59, of O'Fallon were charged in a 34-count indictment. The two are expected to appear Thursday in federal court in Cape Girardeau...
NMCC advances (11/11/08)
STE. GENEVIEVE -- The New Madrid County Central Eagles won an offensive shootout over the Ste. Genevieve Dragons 72-52 Monday night in a Class 3 Sectional playoff game. The game saw the two teams combine for 17 touchdowns and compile 124 points, the most ever for a playoff game in the state of Missouri...
Goodbye to the boll weevils (11/11/08)
SIKESTON -- A small beetle that once wreaked havoc on Missouri's cotton crop has been "functionally eradicated" in the Bootheel where 100 percent of the state's cotton is grown. "This year 19 boll weevils were collected in the state," said Judy Grundler, director of Missouri Department of Agriculture's Plant Industries Division...
Morning accident (11/11/08)
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Offensive explosion (11/11/08)
STE. GENEVIEVE -- The New Madrid County Central Eagles (10-2) and the Ste. Genevieve Dragons (10-2) blistered the scoreboard and stat sheets with gargantuan offensive numbers in their Class 3 sectional round game at Ste. Genevieve on Monday night. But in a game where offense was the main attraction, a defensive stop proved to be the game winner...
Teams still are alive in playoffs (11/11/08)
CREVE COEUR --Jackson played a big game of keep away with Parkway North. The Indians rammed the ball down the Vikings' throat, rarely letting Parkway North's offense on the field in the second half during their Class 5 sectional football game Monday...
Brenda Stroder (11/11/08)
CHAFFEE-- Brenda Louise Stroder, 65, died Nov. 9, 2008, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Born Dec. 18, 1942, at Blodgett, to the late Elmo "Bill" and Mary Orzella Lindsey Gunter, she retired as the postmaster of Whitewater Post Office. She served as president of the Scott County Historical Society and the Scott County Democrat Club. She was a member of the Cape Girardeau County Historical Society, Chaffee Historical Society and Eighth District Women's Democratic Club...
Bob Blades (11/11/08)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- James Robert "Bob" Blades, 78, died Nov. 8, 2008, at the Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born April 16, 1930, in Flint, Mich., to the late Ruben Markus and Emma Elvira Eaker Blades, he was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Malden, the Masonic Lodge in New Madrid, the Cape Shrine Club, the Fraternal Order of Eagles in Cape Girardeau, a lifetime member of the Republican Inner Circle, the American Legion and VFW. ...
Winnie Blevins (11/11/08)
LADY LAKE, Fla. -- Winnie Pearl Blevins, 85, formerly of Patton, Mo., and Morehouse, Mo., died Nov. 6, 2008, at her daughter's home in Lady Lake. Born May 28, 1923, at Nashville, Tenn., daughter of the late Sandy Jackson and Jane Jacques Brown, she was a homemaker and a member of the Calvary United Pentecostal Church of Jackson, Mo...
Margaret Lumsden (11/11/08)
ESSEX -- Margaret Overbey Lumsden, daughter of the late Buron Overbey and Virginia Luder Overbey, was born on April 14, 1918, in Murray, Ky., and passed to heaven Sunday, Nov. 9, 2008, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau at the age of 90 years...
Dortha Brown (11/11/08)
SIKESTON -- Dortha Belle Brown, 79, died Nov. 10, 2008, at her home. Born July 14, 1929, in Morehouse, to the late Athel Edward and Maggie Reynolds McConnell, she had worked as an operator at Southwestern Bell, a clerk at Big K and also worked for Anchor Toy. She was a member of North Acres General Baptist Church...
Bryan Maslinski (11/11/08)
DEXTER -- Bryan Michael "Maz" Maslinski, 21, died Nov. 9, 2009, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 2, 1987, in Chicago, Ill., to David Robert and Karen Lynn Maslinski of Dexter, he grew up in Bruceton, Tenn., and moved to Dexter in 2003. A former football player for Dexter High School, he was of the Baptist belief. He worked at the Dexter Pizza Company as a delivery driver...
Larry Marvel (11/11/08)
BLOOMFIELD -- Pallbearers for services conducted Saturday at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield for Larry Marvel, 63, who died on Nov. 5, 2008, were: Ed Hare, Brandon Marvel, Seth Walters, Justin Hare and Tyler Marvel.
Shelby Wilson (11/11/08)
SIKESTON -- Shelby Wilson, 65, died Nov. 10, 2008, at the Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with the Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Shirley Ainsworth (11/11/08)
SIKESTON -- Shirley Ainsworth, 77, died Nov. 11, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with the Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Leila Holton (11/11/08)
LOWNDES -- Pallbearers for services conducted Monday at the Community Church of Christ for Leila Bell Holton, 62, who died on Nov. 8, 2008, were: Aaron Holman, Johnny Cox, Jerry Bouie, Bruce Robbins and Jimmy Gore.
Rose Anna Ransburgh (11/11/08)
NEW MADRID -- Rose Anna Ransburgh, 90, died Nov. 10, 2008, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at the Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid.
Kelly Nelson (11/11/08)
BENTON -- Kelly Nelson, 73, died Nov. 10, 2008, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Looking Back 11-11 (11/11/08)
SIKESTON - The Southeast Missouri Telephone Co. has been sold to Southwestern Bell Telephone Co., according to reports from Cape Girardeau. Southwestern Bell, which operates in a number of states throughout the Midwest, has purchased the controlling interest in the company...
SpeakOut 11-11 (11/11/08)
Could you please clarify something for me? Prior to the primary in August, Scott County Sheriff Walters stated in his advertisements and news articles that through his efforts Scott County had received approval to house federal prisoners. Now I read today that no approval has been received. What's the story on this?...