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Stories from Friday, January 9, 2009

'09 budget will be tough (01/09/09)
CHARLESTON -- The Big Three automakers' bleak sales projections are likely to make a tough year for the Mississippi County budget even tougher. County Clerk Junior DeLay discussed the effect less sales tax from car sales is expected to have on the county's budget during a public hearing for the budget Thursday...
Taking measurements (01/09/09)
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No technical difficulties in Mo. filing system (01/09/09)
SIKESTON -- Unlike some other states, Missouri's Department of Labor hasn't experienced any technical difficulties with its electronic unemployment filing systems. However, its staff have been overwhelmed by the influx of the thousands of newly jobless seeking benefits...
Turnovers plague Lady Bulldogs against Kelly (01/09/09)
BENTON -- The state-ranked Kelly Lady Hawks had their way with the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs on Thursday night. Tight defense and quick scoring led to a big lead after the first quarter which was all they would need as they went on to dispatch of the Lady Bulldogs 63-26...
Saxony uses quick start to knock off Oran, 63-46 (01/09/09)
JACKSON -- The Saxony Lutheran Crusaders defended their home floor Thursday evening as they defeated the Oran Eagles 63-46. For the Crusaders it was a big first quarter that proved why they have earned a ranking in the state polls. In the first, the home team jumped out to a 10-2 lead and eventually pushed it to 25-9 before the quarter came to an end. Bryant Steffens, a 5-11 senior Crusader, knocked down three 3-pointers in the first quarter alone...
Sikeston eighth graders blow out Cape Central, 39-13 (01/09/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The last time that the Sikeston eighth grade played the Cape Central eighth grade Sikeston head coach Kevin Self admitted that they didn't play very well. "We played up there Tuesday and I mentioned that we didn't play well and we didn't," Self said...
Herschel Gilpin (01/09/09)
COMMERCE -- Herschel O'Dell Gilpin, 84, died Jan. 7, 2009, in a farming accident near Oran. Born July 3, 1924, in McClure, Ill., to the late David and Thelma McClenahan Gilpin, he was raised by his aunt and uncle, William and Ruth Etherton. He was a self-employed farmer in the Commerce area. ...
Mark Sides (01/09/09)
CHAFFEE -- Mark Robert Sides, 18, died at 2:05 p.m. Jan. 7, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born July 30, 1990, in Sikeston, to Francesca "Franny" Metz and Mark Lawrence Sides of Chaffee, he was a student at Parkview State School in Cape Girardeau and a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Chaffee...
Catherine Davidson (01/09/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Catherine Davidson, 73, died at 7:35 a.m. Jan. 7, 2009, at her home. Born Oct. 5, 1935, in Keiser, Ark., to the late Lubie H. and Manie Lou Davis Davidson, she lived most of her life in Mississippi County. Survivors include: two daughters and sons-in-law, Diane and Gary Johnson of Hendersonville and Shirley and Richard Reed of Bald Knob, Ark.; three brothers, Willie Joe Davidson, Stanley Davidson and Paul Gene Davidson of East Prairie; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Lucille and Paul Scott of Mt. ...
Tubbs Smith (01/09/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Larry Lynden "Tubbs" Smith, 64, died at 5:30 a.m. Jan. 8, 2009, at his home. Born Oct. 23, 1944, at Indianapolis, he was the son of the late J.T. Smith and Helen Evans Weeks. A U.S. Army veteran serving in the Vietnam war, he lived most of his life in Mississippi County were he was a truck driver for the Farm Products Co. in East Prairie...
Births (published 1-9) (01/09/09)
BENTON -- Cindy and Tom Hulshof are the parents of their third child, second daughter, born at 1:10 p.m. Nov. 27, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Sara Grace Hulshof weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 19.5 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Tom and Virginia Ross of Benton...
Looking Back 1-09 (01/09/09)
SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Tanner C. Dye celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary Jan. 9. They were complemented with a surprise party planned by their sons, Jo and Bob, and assisted by Lu Craft. SIKESTON - The Southeast Missouri Computer Service Center, which will serve as a processing center for the records of several Southeast Missouri banks, is under construction on Highway 61 South in Sikeston. Ryan Construction is the general contractor...
SpeakOut 1-09 (01/09/09)
This is to all the stores that claimed they have lost so much money this year all because people aren't buying like they once did. What do they expect from us? They all had this big idea, let's close our stores down over here in U.S., and open up stores where we don't have to pay our workers no more $5 a day, and no health and dental insurance. ...