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Stories from Sunday, May 23, 2010

Relay fun (05/23/10)
 Participants of the Scott County Relay For Life walk laps Friday on the north field of the YMCA of Southeast Missouri in Sikeston. Organizers said 29 teams participated in this year's event which benefits the American Cancer Society. Mississippi County will have its Relay June 5-6 at East Prairie High School, and New Madrid County's Relay is scheduled for June 11-12 at New Madrid County Central High School...
Nomination forms for R-6 honors are now available (05/23/10)
SIKESTON --Forms to nominate individuals for the Sikeston R-6 Hall of Fame/Honor Wall are now available and must be submitted for consideration by July 23. Since 1995, the Sikeston R-6 Honor Wall has recognized individuals for their service to the Sikeston Public Schools. The Hall of Fame recognizes athletes who have received state honors or beyond. For the Hall of Fame, Sikeston schools honors past graduates who have been out of school for at least five years...
Child Immunization Update: Changes ahead for new school year (05/23/10)
SIKESTON -- As way to keep students healthier, incoming kindergarten and eighth grade students will be required to have two new vaccines before the first day of school. In December, the Missouri Department of Health and Seniors Services announced it revised its Code of State Regulations for School Children, which establishes the minimum immunization requirements...
Dirt work (05/23/10)
Employees with ASA Asphalt and Ferrell Excavating work to open a ditch along North Ingram Drive and the Sikeston Sports Complex. The subcontractors began work on the Sikeston Street Program project on Tuesday, and are expected to continue for two to three weeks, weather permitting. John Chittenden with Waters Engineering said the project is designed to improve the ditch by working on the slopes and making the one-quarter mile stretch easier to maintain...
More expected to travel over holiday (05/23/10)
SIKESTON -- More Americans are expected to travel this Memorial Day weekend with many drivers taking advantage of lower fuel prices. About 32.1 million people are expected to take trips during the final weekend in May, according to a study released Thursday by AAA. About 30.5 million Americans traveled during the same weekend last year...
SHS drops district title game to rival Notre Dame (05/23/10)
FARMINGTON -- Holding a 1-0 lead early in the championship game of the Class 2, District 1 Tournament against Notre Dame, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs seemed to have all the momentum. But it wasn't enough. Notre Dame scored three goals in a span of 10 minutes at the end of the first half and kept scoring in the second, downing Sikeston 6-3 to claim their second-straight district title and sixth overall...
Local tracksters medal, qualify for state finals (05/23/10)
JEFFERSON CITY -- The Class 1 and 2 boys and girls track and field championships got underway on Friday afternoon with many local athletes medalling and qualifying for the finals. Chaffee's Luisa Boschan was the only athlete to win a gold medal on Friday with a victory in the Class 1 1,600-meter run. Boschan finished seven seconds better than the next in line with a time of 5:20.19. Boschan also qualified for the 800-meter run as well...
Kelly's Dock to play at University of Ozarks (05/23/10)
CLARKSVILLE, ARK. -- A home away from home. That's what Kelly senior Danielle Dock felt when she visited the University of the Ozarks in Clarksville, Ark. She then decided to make her commitment to the Ozarks where she wanted to further her education and softball career...
Kadie McClain (05/23/10)
DEXTER -- Carol "Kadie" McClain, 38, died May 20, 2010, at Dexter.
Charles E. Carroll (05/23/10)
SIKESTON -- Charles E. Carroll, 87, died May 21, 2010, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.
Donation is big boost for town (05/23/10)
Years from now, Sikeston area residents can look back on this week as an important turning point in the history of our community. The donation of 40-plus acres of prime real estate property from the Matthews family to Three Rivers Community College will someday produce unimaginable benefits to our community and our region...