Community food basket drive expanding coverage (12/02/08)
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Stories from Tuesday, December 2, 2008
Juden receives MPCA honor (12/02/08)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston's police chief will receive the Missouri Police Chiefs Association's top honor. During the regular Sikeston City Council meeting Monday, City Manager Doug Friend presented a letter from the association advising city officials that Sikeston Department of Public Safety Director Director Drew Juden was selected to receive the 2008 Donald Red Loehr Outstanding Police Chiefs Award...
Business wants to put Christ back in Christmas (12/02/08)
SIKESTON --Working in retail, where Christmas items are often on display before Halloween, it's often easy to have some 'bah humbug" feelings by the time December rolls around, Susan Hampton, store manager of Super D in Sikeston, has learned over the years...
Benton man arrested for sexual offenses (12/02/08)
BENTON - A 64-year-old Benton man is in custody for sexual offenses dating back to 1999, with the most recent occurring in October of this year. According to Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter Velton L. Taylor, is being held in the Scott County Jail on charges of first degree statutory sodomy, first degree sexual misconduct and two counts of second degree child molestation. Bond is set at $100,000...
Scott Central strikes first in Oran Invitational (12/02/08)
ORAN -- After Scott County Central's 76-60 loss to the Memphis Central Warriors in the Riverbend Classic on Saturday night, Braves guard Bobby Hatchett said that they had to come out and work on some things in their first game of the Oran Invitational Tournament...
Bulldogs win JV tourney at Notre Dame (12/02/08)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston Bulldogs won the Notre Dame Junior Varsity Basketball Tournament Saturday afternoon, knocking off Blytheville, Ark. 48-40. Janeil Hatchett led the Bulldogs with 17 points while Corey Porter added 10. Sikeston (3-0) jumped out to a 14-6 lead after one quarter and stretched their lead to 39-24 after three quarters...
Eighth and ninth grade teams pick up victories at home (12/02/08)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldog freshmen basketball team downed the Jackson Indians 58-31 Monday night at the Sikeston Field House. The Bulldogs' scoring leaders were Eldridge Gibson (15), Keldon Warfield (11), and Terry Jamison (10). The Sikeston Bulldog eight grade basketball team breezed past the Jackson Indians 54-17 Monday night at the Sikeston Field House...
Sharon Harris (12/02/08)
ORAN -- Sharon Lynn Harris, 66, died Nov. 30, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau Born Nov. 8, 1942, at Cape Girardeau, to the late Jess W. and Elsie Mae Ponder Phillips Sr., she retired from the receiving department at Super Value in Scott City and was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church in Oran...
Wilma Break (12/02/08)
HARDY, Ark. -- Wilma Marine Break, 63, died Nov. 29, 2008, at her home. Born Oct. 23, 1945, in Sikeston, Mo., to the late Levi and Edith Phillips Wells, she was a member of Banks Baptist Church and had attended the Highland Community Church. On July 22, 1963, in Sikeston, she married Doyle Break who survives of the home...
Jesse Hayes (12/02/08)
SIKESTON -- Jesse Carl Hayes, 74, died Dec. 1, 2008, at Georgian Gardens Nursing Home in Potosi. Born Jan. 16, 1934, in Greene County, Ark., to the late Jesse and Alma Hayes, he was a U.S. Army veteran and had worked for several years in Sikeston. Survivors include: one daughter, Jessica of Cape Girardeau; five sisters; Omagene Knotts and Judy Miller of Corning, Ark., Irene Parker of Flippin, Ark., Paulette Hayes of Datto, Ark., and Sharon Brown of Bella Vista, Ark.; and three grandsons, Joseph Hayes of Sikeston and Darius and Zane of Cape Girardeau.. ...
William H. Adcock (12/02/08)
SIKESTON -- William H. "Bill" Adcock, 85, died Nov. 29, 2008, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home.
Dorothy Botsch (12/02/08)
BERNIE -- Dorothy Botsch, 88, died Nov. 30, 2008, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born Jan. 10, 1920, in Parma, to the late Walter and Lelia Smith Howell, she was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and a charter member of Heartland Quilters...
Mary M. Smith (12/02/08)
MCGEE -- Mary M. Smith, 87, died Dec. 1, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born July 7, 1921, at McGee, to the late John M. and Henrietta Fager Gribler, she had lived in the McGee community all her life and was a member of the Wappapello VFW Post 3416...
Nelwyn Porter (12/02/08)
HAYTI -- Nelwyn T. Porter, 92, formerly of Greenfield, Tenn., died Dec. 1, 2008, at Pemiscot Memorial Nursing Home in Hayti. Arrangements are incomplete with DeLilse Funeral Home in Portageville.
Alice Fisher (12/02/08)
SCOTTSDALE, Ark. -- Alice Fisher, 80, formerly of Sikeston, died Dec. 1, 2008 at the home of her daughter in Scottsdale. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Benny Marshall (12/02/08)
BLODGETT -- Ben F. Marshall III, 81, died Dec. 1, 2008, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Births published 12-2 (12/02/08)
SIKESTON -- Jessica Childers and Daniel Uthoff are the parents of their second child, second daughter, born at 2:56 p.m. Oct. 27, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Camryn Danielle Uthoff weighed 5 pounds, 10 ounces, and was 19 inches long...
Looking Back 12-2 (12/02/08)
SIKESTON - Twenty-four members of the Sikeston High School football squad, Big Eight champions, were announced as letter winners for the past season at a banquet Friday evening at the Dunn Hotel. The seniors included: Charles Berthe, Jack Bowman, Howard Branum, Pat Davis, Bill Hodges, Jerry Jones, Edward Lewis, Bob Porter, Bill Pratt, Ned Tanner and Dick Young...
SpeakOut 12-2 (12/02/08)
In case you need some perspective, Miner bar music is 600 decibels louder than their city council meetings. What does the "Obamanomics" future hold for America? A 'fine' or 'tax' for doing anything liberal Democrats deem as wrong. A 'tax' or 'fine' for anyone doing better than his championed victims...