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Stories from Sunday, May 6, 2012

Local flood plain expansion is wrong (05/06/12)
All too often, actions by the federal government simply leave you scratching your head. Take this week's example of a new flood plain map for Sikeston that puts much of the prime ridge land in our community in a new flood plain designation. The implications of this new federal designation are costly...
Bob Ogles (05/06/12)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Robert Lee "Bob" Ogles, 83, died Thursday, May 3, 2012, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 21, 1929, in Harrisburg, Ark., to the late Leroy and Lola B. Thomas Ogles, he retired from ABF Trucking 20 years ago. ...
Pauline Bennett (05/06/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Pauline Bennett, 90, died May 3, 2012, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Born Feb. 10, 1922, in Ripley, Tenn., to the late William and Clara Midget Kellick, she was a homemaker and a member of the East Prairie Retired Senior Volunteer Program for many years. She was of the Baptist belief...
Annie Lou Williams (05/06/12)
NEW MADRID -- Annie Lou Lott Williams, 80, died May 3, 2012, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Born March 16, 1932, in Shelby, Miss., she was the daughter of the late A.T. and Hettie Aston Lott. She was married to John T. Williams, and he preceded her in death...
Annette Morton (05/06/12)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Annette Morton, 78, died May 5, 2012. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Sunday at the First Baptist Church in Portageville where services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday. Burial will be Tuesday in state of Mississippi. The DeLisle Funeral Home of Portageville is in charge of arrangements...
Barbara Cooper (05/06/12)
BLODGETT -- Barbara Gail Cooper, 70, died May 4, 2012, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at the Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Marty Norville (05/06/12)
ANNISTON -- James Martin "Marty" Norville, 55, died May 4, 2012, at his daughter's home in Paducah, Ky. Arrangements are incomplete at the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.