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Stories from Thursday, December 11, 2008

Unexpected unloading (12/11/08)
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Local groups' efforts put new shoes, socks on Sikeston youngsters' feet (12/11/08)
SIKESTON -- Almost 300 area children will be better equipped with sturdy, comfortable shoes and winter accessories following the completion of the Sikeston Optimist Club's annual Sock and Shoe Project, which began a couple weeks ago. Every year around Christmas time the Sikeston Optimist Club, Shady Acres Church of Christ, SEMO Christian Academy, Sikeston R-6 Schools and other volunteers come together to ensure students preschool through second grade in the Sikeston area are entering winter with new shoes.. ...
Concert choir treats community to songs (12/11/08)
SIKESTON --With all the hustle and bustle this time of year, it's difficult to take a moment to relax and take in the moment. But that's just what members of the Christmas Concert Choir want people to do on Sunday. And they promise no one will be disappointed...
Lady Hawks grasp lead and hold on for the win (12/11/08)
CHAFFEE -- The competition is heating up as the 32nd Annual Chaffee Lady Devils Invitational continues at Chaffee High School. Wednesday evening, the Kelly Lady Hawks inserted themselves in the championship game after hanging on to a small lead to defeat the Scott City Lady Rams 53-42...
Nob Triplett (12/11/08)
ESSEX -- Charles Norval "Nob" Triplett, 93, died Dec. 10, 2008. Born June 9, 1915, in Idalia, son of the late Charles and Nellie Williamson Triplett, he was a carpenter and a member of the A.R.K. of Hope Church in Dexter. On May 24, 1939, in Dexter, he married Betty Baker who preceded him in death on March 10, 1984...
Geneva Voelker (12/11/08)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday at Ponder Funeral Home for Geneva Elizabeth Voelker, 88, who died Dec. 9, 2008, will be: Dr. Donald Voelker, David Newton, Robert Templeton, John Testa, Ron Newton and Ron Payne. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home...
Births published 12-11 (12/11/08)
HOWARDVILLE -- Keith and Denise Word are the parents of their third child, third son, born at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 5, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Keiston Markell Word weighed 5 pounds and was 18 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Catherine Brooks of Howardville and John Brooks of St. Louis...
Looking Back 12-11 (12/11/08)
MOREHOUSE - Hank Savage of Morehouse was recently sold by the Toledo Mud Hens to the Baltimore Orioles of the International League. SIKESTON - Hutson Goza, a Gray Ridge land owner, told the Optimist Club at the Rustic Rock of his summer tour behind the Iron Curtain. He gave an illustrated color slide projection show of life in Russia and Czechoslovakia...
SpeakOut 12-11 (12/11/08)
This is a copy of comment I sent to SE Missourian but would like to also add it to your article and newspaper. Sikeston it seems has problems as well. I have known Jr. Delay since grade school and know him to be a person who takes great pride in his services to the people of Mississippi County and the city of Charleston. ...