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Stories from Monday, November 17, 2008
NMCC season ends (11/17/08)
Former Morley resident writes book about her life experiences (11/17/08)
PERRYVILLE -- A former Morley resident shares her stories of life's challenges and overcoming them through faith in her debut book. Bonnie Cebulak, who now lives in Perryville, said her book, "From a Pothead to a Preacher's Wife," is meant to serve as inspiration for people and give them hope...
Downtown Open House (11/17/08)
Blaise Thomas, 14 months, checks out Santa during a visit with the jolly man and his elves during the weekend's Downtown Open House.
Boy hits mom with saw, offers her $5 (11/17/08)
FORT PIERCE, Fla. -- Authorities say an 11-year-old boy hit his mother in the head with a saw and then offered her $5 not to call police. The St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office reported that the boy and his 41-year-old mother got into an argument Wednesday when she was trying to get him to take his medication...
Silenced: Cardinal Ritter shuts down high-powered Eagle offense (11/17/08)
NEW MADRID -- Less than a week after scoring 72 points against the Ste. Genevieve Dragons, the New Madrid County Central Eagles were held scoreless by the Cardinal Ritter Lions who advanced to the semifinal round in high school football by defeating NMCC 20-0. The winds were up and the temperature was down on Saturday afternoon in New Madrid, and head coach Arlen Pixley said that weather conditions played a small role in the defeat...
J.L. Funkhouser Jr. (11/17/08)
SMYRNA, Tenn. -- Leonard "J.L." Funkhouser Jr., 83, died Nov. 14, 2008, at his home. Born March 3, 1925, near Dexter, Mo., to the late Leonard and Effie Jennings Funkhouser Sr., he had lived in Dexter most of his life and moved to Smyrna several years ago. He was a road foreman with Liberty Township in Stoddard County and was a member of the Presbyterian Church. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving during World War II...
Patricia Hon (11/17/08)
EMPORIA, Kan. -- Patricia Leeann Hon, 54, formerly of Puxico, Mo., died Nov. 14, 2008, at her home. Born May 2, 1954, in Klamath Falls, Ore., to the late Kenneth E. and Katherine Faulkner Brantley, she graduated from Puxico High School and had lived for the past 22 years in Emporia where she owned and operated Family Day Care...
Ruth Mallette (11/17/08)
PUXICO -- Pallbearers for services conducted today at the Watkins and Sons Chapel in Puxico, for Ruth Marie Mallette, 90, who died Nov. 10, 2008, were: Dennis Prince, Paul Prince, Daniel Prince, Nolan Prince, Krista Prince and Laura Prince.
James Brock (11/17/08)
SIKESTON -- James L. Brock, 92, died at 4 a.m. Nov. 17, 2008, at the Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Divola Walberg (11/17/08)
SIKESTON -- Divola Walberg, 100, died Nov. 17, 2008, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at this time with Ponder Funeral Home.
Mickey Thomas (11/17/08)
SIKESTON -- Micajah B. "Mickey" Thomas, 77, died Nov. 16, 2008 at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will by announced later by Ponder Funeral Home.
Roland Appleton (11/17/08)
MOREHOUSE -- Roland Glenn Appleton, 47, died Nov. 15, 2008, at his home. Born Jan. 12, 1961, at Dexter, to Roland Appleton of Bertrand and Della Patterson Graham of Morehouse, he had lived all his life in the Dexter and Morehouse areas. He had worked as a concrete finisher and in land grading. He was of the Pentecostal belief...
John Tharp (11/17/08)
SIKESTON -- John B. Tharp, 74, died Nov. 15, 2008, in Ellington. Born Jan. 21, 1934, in Nady, Ark., to the late John Henry and Oda Lucas Mitchell Tharp, he formerly attended the General Baptist Church in Bertrand. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served in the Korean War...
Bertha Garrett (11/17/08)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Bertha Mae Garrett, 82, formerly of Benton and a resident of of The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau, died at 5:45 p.m. Nov. 14, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born July 4, 1926, in Boonville, Miss., daughter of the late Will and Bertha Mae Garrett Yarber, she was a member of Sandywood Baptist Church and a former member of Old Bethel Baptist Church...
Lela Grimes (11/17/08)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Lela Grimes, 88, died at 2:43 a.m. Nov. 16, 2008, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
John Glenn (11/17/08)
PUXICO -- Pallbearers for services conducted today at the Watkins and Sons Chapel in Puxico, for John Wiley Glenn, 80, who died on Nov. 6, 2008, were: Kenneth Mills, Keegan Glenn, Matt Howard, Kenneth Luke, Loy May, Bill Berry, Roy Krupa, Brock Williams and Doug May...
Looking Back 11-17 (11/17/08)
SIKESTON - Myra Tanner, who has taught in the Sikeston school system for several year, has resigned her position as sixth grade teacher at the Bailey School for health reasons. She is being replaced by Mrs. Billy Keith. SIKESTON - Harry C. Blanton will be guest speaker at the annual Federal Land Bank Association meeting at the American Legion Hall on Dec. 5...
Your View: Worst is coming (11/17/08)
"Free lunch" strategies like Obama's have a history of self-destructing. Our recent economic collapse was but a small example of what awaits America if he continues down his imaginary road of 'change' filled with false promises. Those false and unsustainable images created in the minds of clueless voters by Obama and the DNC dream factory is as much of a fantasy as those produced in Hollywood. ...
SpeakOut 11-17 (11/17/08)
Topix- what an UGLY, UGLY site! I don't think you should be able to get on and write down a person's name and just say nothing but horrible things. It's one thing to get online and ask a simple question or say something nice about someone, but to be able to write nasty remarks about someone is not right. Freedom of speech is one thing, but this is another. I think some type of filter should be put on that does not allow more than half the items on Topix...