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Stories from Monday, May 21, 2012

Fishy weekend (05/21/12)
A fishermen shows the crowd his albino catfish which he caught during Saturday's Bass Pro Shop's Big Cat Quest Tournament at New Madrid. There were 25 teams taking part in the event, which Ken Freeman, the promoter for the event, described as a "shootout of the big guns" in catfishing. ...
Giving Hope (05/21/12)
Darryl Strawberry speaks on Saturday during Hopefest. Loading boxes at the Sikeston Food Bank Saturday morning are from left: Bob Boyer, Tony Poole (partially hidden) Roger Jespersen and Jake Myres. The men were taking part in the 2012 Hope Epidemic, which featured volunteers performing acts of hope throughout Southeast Missouri...
SHS nearly sweeps jumps; sending several to state (05/21/12)
STE. GENEVIEVE -- The Sikeston Bulldogs track and field team had a strong showing at the Class 3, Sectional 1 meet at Ste. Genevieve on a hot and humid Saturday afternoon. The boys and girls teams will combine to send athletes in 11 different events to the state meet...
John Merrick (05/21/12)
BERTRAND -- John W. Merrick, 63, died May 21, 2012, at his home in rural Bertrand. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home.
Brenda Bailey (05/21/12)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Brenda Bailey, 64, died May 19, 2012, at Southeast Hospital Cape Girardeau. Born July 23, 1947, in Hartzel, to the late Georgia Robinson Johnson and Alro Johnson, she was a member of the First Assembly of God Church where she served as the coordinator of the missions and was a Sunday school teacher...
Kenneth Manker (05/21/12)
MURRAY, Ky. -- Kenneth Jewell Manker Sr., 70, formerly of Charleston, Mo., died May 19, 2012, at his home in Murray. Born Aug. 8, 1941, at Charleston, to the late James and Helen Toombs Manker, he had lived in Murray a number of years where he was employed as the district sales manager for the Bunny Bread Company with over 37 years of service including from 1969 to 2002 in the Murray area. He was a former member of St. Henry Catholic Church in Charleston and a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps...
Jane Bollinger (05/21/12)
BELL CITY -- D. Jane Bollinger, 79, died May 19, 2012, at the Jackson Manor. Born Dec. 18, 1932, at Bell City, daughter of the late Charles and Maude Overbey Cossou, she was a retired secretary for Bill City High School and a member of the United Methodist Church in Bell City...
Thelma Rhoads (05/21/12)
OWENSBORO, Ky. -- Thelma Ashford Bush Rhoads, 92, died May 17, 2012, at her home. Born March 12, 1920, in Pueblo, Colo., to the late Harvey W. and Estella Ashford, she was a member and elder of Century Christian Church. She was also a member of the Women's Golf Association and New Generation Bowling League and a volunteer at the Help Office and the River Park Center...
Raymond Bollinger (05/21/12)
BENTON -- Raymond Paul Bollinger, 91, died May 20, 2012, at his home in Benton. Born Aug. 18, 1920, in Benton to Charles and Adelia Westrich Bollinger, he was a retired carpenter and a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army. He was a member of St. Denis Catholic Church in Benton...