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Stories from Saturday, July 23, 2011

Atkins ready to energize rodeo crowd (07/23/11)
SIKESTON -- Country music star Rodney Atkins says rodeos are one of his favorite venues to perform. "When you pull into a rodeo, you know how folks are -- I'm completely at home and the hospitality is so wonderful," said Atkins. Then, the performer sings a blip of his song "These Are My People."...
Interactive ag exhibit will visit Sikeston (07/23/11)
SIKESTON -- Southeast Missouri residents will get a sneak peek into the life of an American farmer when the new America's Farmers Mobile Experience visits Sikeston this week. A traveling 53-foot trailer that expands into 1,000 square feet of exhibit space, the new Mobile Experience immerses visitors in the lives of America's farm families. Tours will run from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Lambert's Cafe in Sikeston...
Deadline for FEMA disaster assistance is Friday (07/23/11)
SIKESTON -- Area residents have only until the end of next week to register for disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. "The most important thing to know is if you had any damage at all between April 19 and June 6, you should register with FEMA for possible assistance because time is running out," said John Mills, external affairs field specialist with FEMA. "The deadline is this Friday: July 29."...
Anniston resident nabbed for armed criminal action, other charges (07/23/11)
CHARLESTON -- An Anniston man was arrested early this week for firing gunshots at moving vehicles in Mississippi County. James Carl Coke, 31, of Anniston is charged with five counts of armed criminal action, three counts of second degree assault, discharge of a firearm at a motor vehicle, and two counts of property damage, according to Mississippi County Sheriff Keith Moore...