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Stories from Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Three enter guilty pleas (11/18/08)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Three area men entered guilty pleas on drug-related charges and now await sentencing. Barry D. Brown Jr., 25, of Portageville entered a plea of guilty to one felony count of distribution of five grams or more of cocaine base. Brown now faces a maximum of 40 years imprisonment and a $2 million fine, followed by a period of supervised release of four years. Sentencing is set for Feb. 18 in Cape Girardeau...
Altrusa Club wants to spread cheer and make a difference (11/18/08)
SIKESTON -- Members of the Altrusa Club don't just want to spread the holiday cheer with their upcoming fundraiser. They want to make a difference in people's lives at the same time. "Coming in and seeing all of the Christmas decorations and items kind of gets everyone in the mood," said Melissa Eakins, president of the group. "Especially when you come home with Christmas items."...
'Night Without a Home' (11/18/08)
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Matthews nurse visits China as delegate (11/18/08)
SIKESTON -- Nurse practitioner Helen Waters of Matthews set out to gain a better understanding of the health field in China when she traveled to the country earlier this month. But the 49-year-old, who is undergoing treatment for breast cancer, also learned a personal lesson along her journey...
New Pemiscot County clerk named (11/18/08)
CARUTHERSVILLE - Pamela M. Treece was appointed the new clerk for Pemiscot County. The appointment was announced Monday by Gov. Matt Blunt's office. Treece, 41 of Caruthersville, has served as the deputy clerk for Pemiscot County since 2001. She holds an associate degree from Mississippi County Community College. Treece replaces Larry Ray, who resigned...
Emerson to chair joint committee (11/18/08)
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. Jo Ann Emerson was elected as chairperson of the Committee on the Civil Dimension of Security in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's Parliamentary Assembly, a group composed of members from each member nation's legislative body...
Practice continues (11/18/08)
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Billy Lomax (11/18/08)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Billy Braden Lomax, 81, died Nov. 16, 2008, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. Born Nov. 6, 1927, at Franklin, Tenn., to the late Robert Hiram and Sarah Emmaline Sanders Lomax, he was a member of the First Baptist Church in Poplar Bluff. He retired as a maintenance supervisor at Three Rivers Community College and was a U.S. Navy veteran, having served during the Korean War...
Idell Baert (11/18/08)
CHAFFEE -- Idell Baert, age 90, of Chaffee, passed away Monday, Nov. 17, 2008. She was born Aug. 26, 1918, at Scopus, to the late John and Frances Welker Hanners. She worked and retired from Florsheim Shoe Co. in Chaffee and was a member of the General Baptist Church in Chaffee...
Tommy Wright (11/18/08)
CHAFFEE -- Tommy Lee Wright, 50, formerly of Ft. Worth, Texas, died at 6:49 p.m. Nov. 16, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 17, 1958, in Glendale, Calif., to the late John Thomas and Marjorie Bernice Berry Wright, he was a retired self-employed butcher...
Dorothy Spears (11/18/08)
DEXTER -- Dorothy Spears died Nov. 18, 2008, at the Clarks Mountain Nursing Center in Piedmont. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Lela Grimes (11/18/08)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Lela Bell Woods Grimes, 88, died at 2:35 a.m. Nov. 6, 2008, at her home. Born Nov. 29, 1919, in Mississippi County, to the late George Harrison and Ethel Mae Thurman Woods, she had lived her entire life in East Prairie where she was a member of the Barnes Ridge Baptist Church...
Divola Walberg (11/18/08)
SIKESTON -- Divola Walberg, 98, died Nov. 17, 2008, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Born June 15, 1910, in Matthews, daughter of the late William Lottie and Ida M. Black Phillips, she was a member of Sikeston Community Church and had worked as store manager for A & A Discount in Chicago before moving to Sikeston...
Leroy Strubberg (11/18/08)
CHAFFEE - Leroy John Strubberg Sr., 63, died at 5:55 p.m. Nov. 16, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born March 14, 1945, in Washington, Mo., to the late Victor Henry and Ellona Wilma Kampen Strubberg, he had worked as a line supervisor at Lucia Pizza in St. Louis and was a U.S. Army veteran...
Jerry Park (11/18/08)
PUXICO -- Pallbearers for services conducted Monday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Chapel in Puxico for Jerry Edward Park, 65, who died Nov. 13, 2008, were: Bruce Campbell, Reggie Williams, Lloyd Hyten, David Burge, Clay Harty, Denny Teets, Lennis Stroud and Ronnie Peters...
Births published 11-18 (11/18/08)
COLUMBIA -- Matthew and Jody Essner are the parents of their second child, second son, born at 8:32 p.m. Oct. 6, 2008, at Boone Hospital in Columbia. Brock James Essner weighed 8 pounds and 9 ounces. Maternal grandparents are Jim and Jane Jordan of Jefferson City...
Looking Back 11-18 (11/18/08)
SIKESTON - Dale Alcorn, Joe Fabick and C.D. Springs left by plane Wednesday afternoon for Waterbury, S.D., where they will spend several days pheasant hunting. CHARLESTON - A daughter weighing 7 pounds, 13 ounces, was born to Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Millhouse of Charleston Tuesday at St. Francis Hospital in Cape Girardeau...
SpeakOut 11-18 (11/18/08)
A lot of us who worked so hard to get Barack Obama elected president are suffering a letdown now that the election is over. What should be done? As other movement politicians have articulated well, the revolution must be permanent and ongoing. The next step should be to work to repeal the 22nd Amendment so that the president would not be limited to two terms...