Feeding the hungry (11/24/08)
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Feeding the hungry (11/24/08)
Writing project helps preserve the stories of local soldiers (11/24/08)
NEW MADRID -- A memorable high school writing project is preserving the stories of local soldiers for posterity in the form of a book. "New Madrid's Hometown Heroes" was written by the 14 students in H. Riley Bock's 2008 English III class at New Madrid County Central High School...
Man stabbed in attempted robbery (11/24/08)
SIKESTON -- A Sikeston man was stabbed during an alleged robbery attempt outside of a bar Friday. According to the Sikeston Department of Public Safety, a man called the department at about 11:52 p.m. Friday and reported stabbing a man after three men attempted to rob him outside of Cronies Sports Bar and Grill at 1637 East Malone...
Toot James Sr. (11/24/08)
CHAFFEE -- Charles "Toot" James Sr., 78, died Nov. 22, 2008, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born in Lutesville, to the late Henry and Annie James, he moved to Chaffee from Kankakee, Ill., in 1993. He worked as a boiler room operator in the Joliet Army Ammunition Plant in Joliet, Ill., from which he retired. He was a member of New Life Gospel Church in Scott City and the Chaffee Elks Lodge 1810...
Larry Ervin (11/24/08)
SCOTT CITY -- Larry Wayne Ervin, 45, formerly of Benton, died Nov. 22, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Nov. 1, 1963, in Cape Girardeau, son of Lawrence W. Ervin of Benton and Janet Sue Clark Ervin Bond of Benton, he had worked as a machine operator for Thompson Culvert Company in Sikeston...
Boyd Crowe (11/24/08)
DEXTER -- Boyd Crowe, 70, formerly of Portageville, died at 9:45 p.m. Nov. 22, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born May 16, 1938, at Booneville, to the late Troy and Velma Heathcock Crowe, he was a retired police officer of the Portageville Police Department...
Dorothy Patrick (11/24/08)
COLT, Ark. -- Dorothy Patrick, 79, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died Nov. 23, 2008, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Mozelle Jarvis (11/24/08)
SIKESTON -- Mrs. Earl Jarvis (Mozelle) passed away Nov. 22, 2008. She was born in Okolona, Ark., on Nov. 17, 1915, to the late Charlie and Jessie Cloud. On April 15, 1937, she was married to Earl Jarvis, who preceded her in death. They were in the restaurant business in Hope, Ark., for several years before moving to Blytheville, Ark., and then to Sikeston, where they operated the restaurant in the Dunn Hotel. ...
Looking Back 11-24 (11/24/08)
MATTHEWS - Mr. and Mrs. Ancil Brown of Matthews are parents of a boy born today. LILBOURN - Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Hampton of Lilbourn are parents of a baby girl born today. SIKESTON - The Rev. Hugh Smith, Southern Baptist missionary, will speak at the First Baptist Church Sunday to begin Foreign Missions Week...
SpeakOut 11-24 (11/24/08)
This comment is for all you meth user/makers out there. I ticks me off that because of you and your idiot drug use that when I go to the store I can only purchase one box of medicine for my family. I have four people in my house that can take adult over the counter medication. ...