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Stories from Sunday, April 15, 2012

Finding a solution to E911 operations (04/15/12)
A consolidated 911 emergency response phone system for all of Scott County is not just a good idea, it's by far the best way to handle emergency calls for residents of this county. Because of this obvious fact, the Sikeston City Council and the Scott County Commission have been working tirelessly to crunch the numbers and make this issue a reality...
Kenneth Cox (04/15/12)
SIKESTON -- Kenneth Dunn Cox, 66, died at 8:12 a.m. on March 13, 2012, at his home. Born Sept. 15, 1945, in Rector, Ark., son of the late Benjamin Wilbert and Bessie Mae Wilson Cox, he was a route driver for Dr Pepper and a lead man for Martin Sprockett and Gear in Paragould, Ark. ...
Christine Redden (04/15/12)
MARSTON -- Christine Redden, 87, died April 13, 2012, at the Golden Living Center in New Madrid. Born Sept. 24, 1924, in New Madrid County, she was the daughter of the late Mary Etta Moss and Dewey Samples. On Feb. 4, 1945, in Portageville, she married Lawson redden, who preceded her in death March 5, 2003...
Daniel Johnson (04/15/12)
WYATT -- Daniel Lee Johnson, 60, died April 13, 2012, at his home in Wyatt. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Vickie Jacobs (04/15/12)
SIKESTON -- Vickie Irene McCollom Jacobs, 52, died April 12, 2012, at the Barnes Hospital in St. Louis. Born Oct. 16, 1959, in Mississippi County, to the late Charles and Lola Mae Pemberton McCollom, she had lived in Sikeston most of her life. She had been employed with Peck Enterprises and was of the Baptist belief...
Robert Edwards (04/15/12)
ESSEX -- Robert Lee Edwards, 79, died April 12, 2012, at his home. Born June 21, 1932, in Canalou, to the late Lewis Lee and Daisy Ann Baker Edwards, he had lived in Essex most of his life and was of the Pentecostal belief. On Nov. 25, 1950, in Essex, he married Dorothy Lee Gromer who survives of the home...
PeeWee Schaefer (04/15/12)
DEXTER -- Richard Lee "PeeWee" Schaefer, 61, died April 12, 2012, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Born June 16, 1950, in Cape Girardeau, to the late Red and Thelma Schaefer, he lived in the Cape Girardeau area most of his life where he was a member of the Cape Eagles Aerie...