Holiday melodies (12/12/08)
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Stories from Friday, December 12, 2008
Holiday melodies (12/12/08)
FEMA payments are in progress (12/12/08)
reimbursements CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County is eligible for reimbursement from FEMA for the costs of fixing Hurricane Ike storm wind damage. During the regular weekly County Commission meeting Thursday, County Clerk Junior DeLay updated commissioners on the application for reimbursement from the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Public Assistance program...
Seventh graders to take ACT exam on Saturday (12/12/08)
SIKESTON -- On Saturday morning Lottie Norville of Sikeston will be one of several parents dropping off their seventh grade children to take the ACT college entry exam. Norville's son, James, scored at the 99th percentile on the math portion of his sixth grade state standardized test last school year. ...
Tour time (12/12/08)
Thursday accident (12/12/08)
The Sikeston Department of Public Safety responded to an accident near Missouri Delta Medical Center on North Main reported at about 11:05 Thursday. No additional information was available as of press time.
SHS wins dogfight (12/12/08)
SIKESTON -- When Sikeston and Notre Dame get together on the basketball floor, the game is never short on intensity and Thursday night was no different. Sikeston used a 19-0 run in the first half to grab a big lead and held off a scrappy Notre Dame team en route to a 64-50 win in the semifinals of the SEMO Conference Tournament...
NMCC holds on to defeat Mules (12/12/08)
SIKESTON -- The New Madrid County Central Eagles were able to hold off the Poplar Bluff Mules with stout defense late in the SEMO Conference tournament semifinals round at the Sikeston Field House on Tuesday night in a 50-44 win. With three minutes left to play in the fourth quarter and the Eagles down by one point, 43-42, Tyler Johnson came up with an offensive rebound and a put-back to give NMCC a one point lead. ...
Delta holds off East Prairie in semifinals (12/12/08)
CHAFFEE -- The semifinal round of the Chaffee Lady Devils Invitational was completed on Thursday evening, and after the smoke cleared the Delta Lady Bobcats found themselves in the championship game after holding off a gritty East Prairie Lady Eagle squad. Delta led by as many as 12 points in the game, but East Prairie wouldn't go down easily as they forced the game back to within three points but fell short in the end by a final of 39-32...
Risco improves to 4-1 with win over Delta C-7 (12/12/08)
RISCO -- The Risco Tigers moved to a record of 4-1 Thursday night, as they rolled past the shorthanded Delta C-7 Chargers 77-28. Risco got out in front early, outscoring the Chargers 26-5 in the first quarter. 'We came out really strong in the first quarter," Risco head coach Brad Blankenship said. "The press was working well for us and we were able to create some turnovers early."...
Henry Treadwell (12/12/08)
WYATT -- Henry Treadwell, 66, died Dec. 6, 2008, in Wyatt. Born Aug. 27, 1942, in St. Louis, to the late Henry and Lovey Douglas Treadwell, he was a lifelong Missouri resident and involved in farming. He married Louise Brown, who preceded him in death. He later married Cornelia Dunnigan, who survives of the home...
Anna Wilson (12/12/08)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Anna Ellen Wilson, 93, died at 9:35 p.m. Dec. 9, 2008, in the East Prairie Nursing Center. Born July 3, 1915, in New Madrid County, to the late Frank and Martha E. Glodo Bailey, she had lived in Mississippi County most of her life and was a member of the Wolf Island Baptist Church...
Ester Morgan (12/12/08)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at funeral services conducted Thursday at Ponder Funeral Home for Ester L. Morgan, 92, who died Dec. 9, 2008, were: Bill Morgan, Dale Morgan, Bob Robertson, Larry Robertson and Greg Abernathy.
Looking Back 12-12 (12/12/08)
SIKESTON - A total of $2,327.05 was taken in by the city on the auction of the equipment of the former Sikeston General Hospital last Thursday, according to Mayor Marvin Carroll. SIKESTON - C.T. Keller received a cable Saturday afternoon informing him of the birth of a son to Lt. and Mrs. H.R. Euller. Mrs. Euller is the former Sarah Sue Keller, daughter of the Kellers. The cable was sent from Augsburg, Germany, where Mrs. Fuller is hospitalized...
SpeakOut 12-12 (12/12/08)
I have heard many people unhappy with the election results say, "Well, he's not MY president." Those who say this are the most unpatriotic people in America. How can you say such a thing? Yes, you have the right to dislike our president or president-elect, and you have the right to disagree with his beliefs and/or policies. ...