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Stories from Sunday, May 13, 2012

Part of region in 'moderate' drought (05/13/12)
SIKESTON -- Sporadic and scarce rainfall across Southeast Missouri this spring has forced the region into abnormally dry and even drought-like conditions. Rain in the Bootheel has definitely been spotty, according to Sam Atwell, agronomy specialist and county program director for the University of Missouri Extension in New Madrid County and Southeast Region...
Search for C-ville escapee continues (05/13/12)
CARUTHERSVILLE -- An escapee from the Caruthersville Police Department has turned himself back into authorities; however, another man remains at large. According to a news release from Caruthersville City Marshal Tony Jones, Larry D. McIntyre, 21, and Rakeem D. Sanders, 22, both of Caruthersville escaped from custody of the Caruthersville police officers on Thursday as they were being transported after appearing in municipal court on nonviolent charges...
Lilbourn woman earns first college degree in her family (05/13/12)
SIKESTON -- Tammie Nunnery graduating from college couldn't come at a better time. After a nine-year journey filled with night college classes and online courses and working a full-time job, the Lilbourn woman was one of over 1,300 students to receive a degree during Southeast Missouri State University's commencement Saturday...
SHS to compete in state tournament (05/13/12)
SPRINGFIELD -- It's been nearly 10 years since the Sikeston golf team set foot as a team at the state golf meet. For the first time since 2003, the Sikeston Bulldogs will be sending four individuals to the Class 3 state golf tournament Monday at Rivercut Golf Course in Springfield...
Sikeston benefits from low power rate (05/13/12)
Utility rates in Sikeston are about to increase by around 17 percent, according to an announcement this week. But before you begin to complain about the higher cost of utilities, you should first look at the background. The BMU Board and especially Executive Director Ed Throop should be commended for keeping our rates historically low for such a long time. ...
Carolyn Garner (05/13/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Carolyn Kay Garner, 65, died May 11, 2012, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Bobbi Jo Sevic (05/13/12)
SIKESTON -- Bobbi Jo Sevic, 56, died May 10, 2012, at her home in rural Sikeston. Born Dec. 27, 1955, in Harbor City of Los Angeles County, Calif., she was the daughter of the late Robert and Patsy O'Neil Wright. On May 12, 1980, she married David Ray Sevic, who survives of the home...