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Stories from Monday, May 14, 2012

Shooting investigation under way (05/14/12)
CHARLESTON - The Charleston Department of Public Safety is investigating a double shooting which occurred early today. According to bystanders at the scene two persons were shot early today. No further information was available.
Farmers Market opens (05/14/12)
Paula Cunningham of Bertrand sells some of her freshly baked brownies to Margaret Chamness of Dexter during Saturday's Farmers Market in Downtown Sikeston. Cunningham sells several baked goods, including brownies, cookies, cakes and breads.
One man jailed in Dexter meth lab seizure (05/14/12)
DEXTER --An area man is behind bars following the discovery of a meth lab last week. According to Stoddard County Sheriff Carl Hefner, the meth lab was seized Thursday after an ongoing investigation. Sheriff's deputies, along with an officer from the Dexter Police Department, searched a residence on Market Street in Dexter and found a working methamphetamine lab...
Sunday accident kills three children (05/14/12)
HAYTI -- A single-vehicle rollover crash on Interstate 55 killed three children Sunday afternoon. About 3:55 p.m., a southbound vehicle carrying 10 people near the Hayti exit blew a tire, causing the vehicle to run off the road and roll over multiple times, said Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper Clark Parrott. Multiple people were ejected from the vehicle, he said...
Chaffee shines at sectionals (05/14/12)
CENTRALIA -- The Chaffee boys finished second in the team standings at the Class 1, Sectional 1 meet at Centralia on Saturday. Chaffee's 400 and 800-meter relay teams both took wins as did Jordan Yahn in the 800. The 1,600 and 3.200-meter relay teams also finished third and fourth respectively to move on to the state meet as did the Red Devils' Dustin Worley, who placed fourth in the shot put and third in the discus...
SHS doubles team falls short of sectionals (05/14/12)
POTOSI -- The Sikeston doubles team of Josh Bill and Brandon Goodwin just missed qualifying for sectionals, finishing in third place at the Class 1, District 1 individual tournament in Potosi on Saturday. After receiving a first round bye, the Sikeston pair defeated Dexter's Kyle Willis and Noah Kronk 6-3, 6-2 before losing to North County's Connor McBride and Lucas Rodgers 6-1, 7-5...
Charleston, Kelly, Scott City sending athletes to state (05/14/12)
PRINCIPIA -- Charleston's Sumner Foster and Aaron Cassell along with Scott City's Brandon Shemonia all claimed sectional championships at the Class 2, Sectional 1 track and field meet at Principia on Saturday. Foster took first in the high jump with a leap of 6-2 while Cassell took first in the long jump with a mark of 21-1...
Potts, Dexter dispatch Pirates (05/14/12)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Dexter junior Brad Potts was in control. He moved his pitches around the plate and his curveball was being thrown for strikes. The work he did on the hill was enough to dispatch the Perryville Pirates Saturday during the Class 3, District 1 tournament at Notre Dame High School, 5-3...
Defensive collapse in 7th ends SHS season (05/14/12)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs have endured some tough defeats this season, but none will be as hard to swallow than Saturday afternoon's season-ending loss to DeSoto. The second-seeded Bulldogs were one out away from victory, but the seventh-seeded Dragons rallied for a 3-2 win in Class 4, District 1 action at VFW Stadium...
Sikeston boys 2nd, girls 5th at districts (05/14/12)
FARMINGTON -- The Sikeston boys took second in the Class 3, District 1 track meet on Saturday in Farmington while the girls managed a fifth place finish. Sikeston fell 15 points shy of the district title in the boys division, losing to Festus who finished with 140...
Kelly saves ace in win over Woodland; Chaffee rolls (05/14/12)
CHAFFEE -- Looking to save their ace Ian Householder for a potential semifinal matchup against Valle Catholic, the Kelly Hawks turned to Brent Forck on Saturday to in the opening round of the Class 2, District 3 Tournament. Facing sixth-seeded Woodland Cardinals, Forck went all seven innings surrendering four hits while striking out five as the third-seeded Hawks secured an 8-4 win...
Charlotte Bailey (05/14/12)
ST. CHARLES -- Charlotte Elizabeth Bailey, 76, died May 13, 2012, at St. Charles. Baue Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Connie Daniels (05/14/12)
SIKESTON -- Connie Daniels, 50, died May 13, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Carolyn Garner (05/14/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Carolyn Kay Garner, 65, died at 3:04 p.m. May 11, 2012, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 1, 1946, in Wolf Island, to the late Forrest and Iva Mae Johnson Coffer, she had lived in Mississippi County most of her life and was a member of the Tallapoosa Pentecostal Church...