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Stories from Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Officers have busy weekend (01/13/09)
BENTON -- The Scott County Sheriff's Department had a busy weekend which included the seizure of two meth labs and a Saturday night traffic stop that led to an arrest for outstanding warrant and controlled substance violation. On Sunday, Chaffee Police officers and Scott County law enforcement were investigating a complaint of a strange smell at a 514 W. ...
Drainage service charges will wait until after 2009 budget is ready (01/13/09)
CHARLESTON -- Splitting up drainage service charges in Mississippi County will have to wait until after the budget is prepared. W.R. "Bill" Thompson, Mississippi County's assessor, said he has been approached by people with questions about drainage taxes for a couple of different reasons...
Car overturns, driver is injured (01/13/09)
HOWARDVILLE -- A Campbell man was seriously injured after the vehicle he was traveling in overturned early Monday. According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at 5:15 a.m. on U.S. Highway 62, two miles east of Howardville, when eastbound motorist Bennie L. Plunk, 63, failed to negotiate a curve, overcorrected, traveled off the road and overturned...
Sikeston slays Dragons, 77-41 (01/13/09)
STE. GENEVIEVE -- The Sikeston Bulldogs basketball team moved to double digits in the win column Monday night as they trounced the Ste. Genevieve Dragons 77-41 for their 10th win of the season. The Bulldogs (10-2) were contested by their district foe Dragons (8-4) in the first quarter. ...
SHS girls pound Lady Tigers for first win (01/13/09)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs notched their first victory Monday evening as they defeated the Caruthersville Lady Tigers 49-35 at the Sikeston Field House. For the Lady Bulldogs, their first win of the season came rather easily as a majority of the team eventually got in on the action before the final buzzer rang...
Oran, East Prairie pull off first round upsets (01/13/09)
BENTON -- In the opening round of the Scott Mississippi Conference tournament on Monday afternoon the No. 7 seed Oran Lady Eagles upset the No. 2 seed Charleston Lady Bluejays 59-53. At one point Oran held a 17-point lead in the third quarter, but the Lady Bluejays made a late game charge at the lead in the fourth. They opened up the fourth quarter with a 7-1 run to make it a 52-45 game but the Lady Eagles continued to hold their ground...
Seventh grade team finishes perfect season (01/13/09)
JACKSON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs seventh and eighth grade programs each picked up victories on the road Monday evening in Jackson. In the seventh grade game, Sikeston won 38-26 while in the eighth grade contest the Bulldogs won 33-18. The seventh grade Bulldogs had an impressive first quarter where they took a 12-6 lead. ...
Robert E. Meyer (01/13/09)
SIKESTON -- Robert Edward Meyer, 83, died at 7 p.m. Jan. 11, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Oct. 13, 1925, in Cape Girardeau, to the late Charles H.W. and Cora Margaret Bingenheimer Meyer, he was a 1943 graduate of Cape Central High School and then attended Southeast Missouri State Teacher's College. ...
Rodger Self (01/13/09)
ANNISTON -- Rodger Charles Self, 61, died Jan. 12, 2009, at the John Cochran VA Medical Center in St. Louis. Born Aug. 21, 1947, in the Deventer community of Mississippi County, to the late Charles and Nadine Armer Self Jr., he lived in Mississippi County his entire life. ...
Benzie Volz (01/13/09)
DEXTER -- Benzie L. Volz, 86, died Jan. 12, 2009, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Birth (published 1-13) (01/13/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Carla Beppler and Joshua Newton are the parents of a daughter, born at 2:14 p.m. Dec. 4, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center's Family BirthPlace in Cape Girardeau. Kaitlyn Deanna Newton weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and was 20 inches long...
Looking Back 1-13 (01/13/09)
SIKESTON - Carolyn Jane Robertson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C.A. Robertson, celebrated her third birthday Saturday afternoon with a party at her home. SIKESTON - The Rev. Harold G. Lohrmann, a native of Illinois, is to be installed as pastor of Concordia Lutheran Church, located at Park and Wakefield, on Feb. 2. Installation services are scheduled for 3 p.m...
SpeakOut 1-13 (01/13/09)
I agree with the SpeakOut commentator who said farmers work 10 times harder than the ordinary guy. For one thing, carpal tunnel syndrome is running rampant among many landowning farmers who own land all over the Bootheel. That is because of having to spend virtually all day raising and lowering their windshields...