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Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

Stories from Sunday, August 8, 2010

SHS band camp is hard work, harmony (08/08/10)
SIKESTON - The jazz music they play may be cool but the practices were hot this week as the Sikeston High School Marching Band prepared their football halftime programs. For four days in sweltering heat, band members marched, learned their music and even managed to have some fun. That's what band camp is all about, said SHS band director Darren Steelman...
Heat advisory issued for area (08/08/10)
PADUCAH, Ky. - The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory from noon to 8 p.m. Monday and from noon Tuesday to 8 p.m. Wednesday. Although the excessive heat watch is no longer in effect, the Weather Service expects maximum afternoon heat index values Monday through Wednesday will be near 105 degrees across Southeast Missouri...
Three injured in accident on I-55 (08/08/10)
NEW MADRID -- Three people were injured Friday in a three-vehicle accident in New Madrid County. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at 12:15 p.m. one-half mile north of New Madrid. Fortino Valdez, 60, of Chicago was southbound on Interstate 55 when he lost control of his vehicle due to tire failure. ...
Police officer charged in theft (08/08/10)
CARUTHERSVILLE -- A former Cooter police officer turned himself over to authorities Thursday to face stealing charges. Zack Martin, 24, of Hayti, was arraigned before Judge Byron Luber Thursday on felony charges of stealing, according to a press release from Pemiscot County Sheriff Tommy Greenwell...
Officials discuss new flood plain maps (08/08/10)
BENTON -- Scott County officials have a better idea of what the process will be like to approve the new flood plain maps. A joint meeting was held among the county commission, federal and state emergency management association officials and representatives of Scott County towns to discuss the new flood plain maps, intended to replace the 1987-1989 versions currently being used...
Locals ready for hometown rodeo (08/08/10)
SIKESTON -- While this year's Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo, set to kick off this week, is sure to attract top talent from around the country, Southeast Missouri will once again be well represented. Ty Ferrell and Carrie Thomas, both Sikeston natives, will once again be competing in their hometown rodeo and are sure to be crowd favorites...
All-Stars hoping to continue dominance (08/08/10)
SIKESTON -- After a clean sweep in the Babe Ruth Midwest Plains Regional Tournament this past weekend in Boonville, the Sikeston 10-year-old All-Stars are headed to the World Series. "The kids are very excited about," Sikeston coach Leother Branch said. "They worked extremely hard at preparing for this moment."...
The Rodeo is big part of our town (08/08/10)
Once again, Rodeo Week has arrived in Sikeston. The annual event is as much a part of the fabric of our community as anything you can mention. Like it or not, when most people from outside this immediate region think of Sikeston, they mention Lambert's Cafe and the Bootheel Rodeo as our calling cards...