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Stories from Friday, November 28, 2008

Shoppers snap up Black Friday deals as stores hope (11/28/08)
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Woman killed in holiday accident (11/28/08)
POPLAR BLUFF -- At least one Southeast Missouri resident died of traffic-related injuries over the Thanksgiving holiday. According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, at 12:05 a.m. Thursday, on Interstate 55, one mile south of Hayti, motorist Stefany A. ...
Community dinner (11/28/08)
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Mowing arrangement for county courthouse is criticized in findings (11/28/08)
CHARLESTON -- State auditors don't approve of the mowing arrangement for the Mississippi County Courthouse but it isn't likely to change. According to the state auditor's report on the two-year period ending Dec. 31, 2007, County Clerk Junior DeLay was paid $5,200 per year for serving as groundskeeper for the courthouse...
Two arrested on drug charges (11/28/08)
NEW MADRID -- A two-year investigation by the New Madrid County Sheriff's Department and SEMO Drug Task Force resulted in the arrest of two people for drug trafficking on Monday. In the arrest, officers were able to seize approximately $11,000 in cash and approximately 10 ounces of ice (methamphetamine)...
Sikeston JV wins in first round (11/28/08)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston Bulldogs junior varsity team were able to bounce back and beat the Jackson Indians 45-38 in the first round of the Notre Dame junior varsity tournament on Wednesday. At one point in the contest, Sikeston had fallen behind 22-5 in the first half...
Betty Golightly (11/28/08)
CHAFFEE -- Elizabeth "Betty" Golightly, 79, died Nov. 25, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 8, 1929, at Chaffee, to the late George Emery and Stella Ann Pearson Allwood, she was a member of the First Baptist Church of Chaffee and the Ladies Auxiliary VFW 3127...
JoAnn Grubbs (11/28/08)
EAST PRAIRIE -- JoAnn Grubbs, 63, died at 9:20 p.m. Nov. 25, 2008, in Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 11, 1945, in Temple, Texas, to Louella Brandon Wilson of Corning, Ark., and the late Andy Leroy Wilson, she lived most of her life in Mississippi County where she was a member of the St. James General Baptist Church in East Prairie...
Alma Finley (11/28/08)
SIKESTON -- Alma Lorine Finley, 78, formerly of East Prairie, died at 11:50 p.m. Nov. 25, 2008, at the Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Dec. 6, 1929, in Hard Money, Ky., to the late Boyd and Lola Morehead Francis, she had lived for the past several years in Sikeston where she was a member of the Trinity Gospel Church...
Lovetta Cookson (11/28/08)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers at services held Wednesday at the Watkins and Sons Chapel for Lovetta Cookson, 69, who died Nov. 22, 2008, were: Mark Sadler, Bill Hunt, Arlen Walker, Glen Wilson, Jim Hoppes and Robert Turner.
Richard Kell (11/28/08)
SIKESTON -- Richard Kell, 58, died Nov. 25, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Nov. 3, 1950, in Sikeston, son of Ruth Nipper Thiry of Tupelo, Miss., and the late Jack Owen Kell, he was a member of North Acres General Baptist Church and worked as a steel fabricator...
Charles Noyes (11/28/08)
DENTON, Texas -- Charles R. Noyes, 76, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Nov. 22, 2008, at his home. He was the son of the late Oliver and Othel Brooks Noyes. He married Alma Sikes who survives of the home. Other survivors include: one son, Brian Noyes of St. Louis; one daughter, Jennifer Reaves of Denton; one sister, Alean Smith of Sikeston; and two grandchildren...
Pauline Freeland (11/28/08)
CHARLESTON -- Pauline Freeland, 90, died Nov. 27, 2008, at the Charleston Manor. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home of Charleston.
Dorothy Miller (11/28/08)
DIEHLSTADT -- Dorothy Joan Parker Miller died Nov. 28, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home of Charleston.
Mildred Hyslop (11/28/08)
BLOOMFIELD -- Mildred Hyslop, 89, died Nov. 27, 2008, at Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Visitation is from 11 a.m. until time of services at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield. Burial will follow in the Hills Cemetery near Bloomfield...
Looking Back 11-28 (11/28/08)
SIKESTON - Fielding Potashnick, a sophomore at Sikeston High School, was chosen as the winner in the finals of the "I Speak for Democracy" contest held yesterday at the high school auditorium. BENTON - Voting on cotton marketing quotas begins today and continues through Friday, Shirley McArthur, chairperson of the Scott County Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Committee, reported...
SpeakOut 11-28 (11/28/08)
I feel so sorry for that family over at Dexter who lost their loved one. They might have came over here to Sikeston and got that stuff at one of the local doctors where you can go five days a week and get whatever you want to. I don't know when Sikeston is going to wake up to what's going on over here...