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Stories from Thursday, January 12, 2012

New exhibit being added to annual Wildlife Supper (01/12/12)
SIKESTON -- The annual Wildlife Supper is slated to offer more food and a greater view of wildlife as a 48-foot exhibit is added to this year's event. "The exhibit contains over 30 of some of the largest deer mounts and wildlife mounts that most guys have every seen. They're jaw-dropping," said Dwayne Maynard, pastor of the First Assembly of God Church, which puts on the supper every year...
Two hurt in one-vehicle accident Wednesday (01/12/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Two East Prairie residents were injured in a one-car accident on Wednesday night. The accident occurred at 6:18 p.m. when a northbound vehicle on County Road 413 at Highway C, driven by Morgan Munson, failed to stop and ran off a roadway, striking a tree...
26th Ag Expo set for Jan. 20-21 in Poplar Bluff (01/12/12)
POPLAR BLUFF - Ag Expo will celebrate its 26th anniversary on Jan. 20 - 21 at the Black River Coliseum in Poplar Bluff. The expo, which is one of the largest agriculture trade shows in the region, was attend last year by 12,000 people. The two-day event is sponsored by Butler County University of Missouri Extension Council and the Ag Club of Three Rivers College...
Winter weather advisory to stay in effect until 6 p.m. (01/12/12)
PADUCAH, Ky. - A winter weather advisory will remain in effect until 6 p.m. today for Scott, Mississippi, New Madrid and Stoddard counties, according to the National Weather Service. The heaviest snows are expected early this morning and should become light by midday. The snows will come to an end from west to east this afternoon, the Weather Service said...
Sports Calendar (01/12/12)
Girls Basketball Sikeston at Notre Dame, 6 p.m. Neelyville at Dexter, 6 p.m. SCOTT-MISS TOURNAMENT at Scott City JV third place, 4 p.m. Charleston v. Chaffee, 5:30 p.m. JV championship, 7 p.m. Scott City v. Delta, 8:30 p.m. Boys Basketball Bernie at Dexter, 6 p.m...
Lady Rams down Charleston 71-59 (01/12/12)
SCOTT CITY -- Making their third straight trip to the Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament finals, Scott City held off a third quarter surge by Charleston on Wednesday for a 71-59 semifinals win. "I was getting a little worried because in third quarters we usually kind of fold or let down," Lady Rams head coach Ricky Keller said. "But we weathered the storm and then came back and went up 20 instantly right there at the beginning of the fourth. I was feeling good about it after then."...
Delta pulls away from Lady Devils (01/12/12)
SCOTT CITY -- Outscoring Chaffee in all four quarters on Wednesday, the Delta Lady Bobcats advanced to their third straight Scott-Mississippi Confernece Tournament finals with a 44-28 win. "We're capable of playing pretty good defense," Delta head coach Randall White said. "And at times tonight I thought we played much better defense than we have been. We were more aggressive."...
Paul Schuerenberg (01/12/12)
GRAY RIDGE -- Paul Schuerenberg, 94, died Jan. 11, 2012, at John J. Pershing VA Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Sharon Lopez (01/12/12)
DEXTER -- Sharon Lopez, 71, died Jan. 9, 2012, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Born Feb. 20, 1940, in Aurora, Ill., to the late Frank Edward and Shirley Witte Suk, she was a member of the Streator, Ill., Eagles Aerie where she had lived for many years. She moved to Dexter in November 2011...
Tommy May (01/12/12)
NEW MADRID -- Tommy Lee May, 78, died Jan. 10, 2012, at his home. Born June 26, 1933, in Plainview, Ark., to the late Thomas Henry and Vivian Bittle May, he was a member of New Madrid Eagles Aerie 4209, American Legion Post 595, Masonic Lodge 429 and the New Madrid Presbyterian Church. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran and retired as a rural carrier in New Madrid from the U.S. Postal Service...
Curtis Orr (01/12/12)
CANALOU -- Curtis Eugene Orr, 66, died at 9:53 a.m. Jan. 8, 2012, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Dec. 29, 1945, in Haleyville, Ala., to the late Curtis Orr and Pauline Ergle Orr Metheny, he had worked as a truck driver and mechanic for MFA Oil...
Loeta Morgan (01/12/12)
PARMA -- Loeta Morgan, 80, died Jan. 9, 2012, at her home. Born April 24, 1932, in Hayti, to the late Robert and Velma May Maroney Keller, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Parma and had been a 4-H leader. On Aug. 21, 1954, at New Madrid, she married Ted Morgan, and he survives of the home...
Dorothy LaFerney (01/12/12)
NEW MADRID -- Dorothy S. LaFerney, 82, died Jan. 11, 2012, at the Golden Living Center in New Madrid. Born May 21, 1929, in Portageville, she was the daughter of the late Welton and Alma Burton Marshall. On April 24, 1944, in New Madrid, she married Richard B. "Dick" LaFerney, and he preceded her in death on July 25, 2007...
Patsy Winkelmann (01/12/12)
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. -- Patsy Jean Winkelmann, 68, died Dec. 30, 2011, at Siteman Cancer Center in St. Louis. Born June. 3, 1943, in Cairo, to Helen Oliver of Sikeston, Mo., and the late Buster Vaughn, she received a Bachelor of Science from St. Francis University. ...
Ellen Jo Dowdy (01/12/12)
DEXTER -- Ellen Jo Dowdy, 67, died Jan. 10, 2012, at her home. Born Aug. 1, 1944, in Dexter, daughter of the late Paul W. and Mary Shell Sitton, she was a homemaker and member of the Heartland Quilting Guild and the American Legion Auxiliary. On March 9, 1968, in Dexter, she married Gary Don Dowdy, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 14, 2011...
James Hinson (01/12/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- James Dallas Hinson, 75, died at 1:23 a.m. Jan. 11, 2012, in the Charleston Manor. Born July 16, 1936, in Ridgley, Tenn., to the late William Gilbert and Bessie Marie Goodman Hinson, he lived most of his life in Mississippi County and was of the Pentecostal belief...
Harriet Brietz (01/12/12)
HARRISBURG, Ark. -- Mrs. Harriet (Smith) Brietz of Harrisburg departed this life Monday, Jan. 9, 2012. She was born June 15, 1914, at Harrisburg, the daughter of W. Judson and Fannie (Hunn) Smith. She was married to Clarence Edwin Brietz on Nov. 25, 1933, and they enjoyed 40 years together until his death in February 1974...