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Stories from Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Youngsters learn ways of Native Americans (06/19/12)
SIKESTON - They sang. They danced. They played the games American Indian children once played. In the matter of an hour, youngsters attending the Sikeston Public Library's summer program presented by storyteller Dianne Moran of Richwoods learned the ways of the Native Americans...
Big city lights attract Vanduser native (06/19/12)
SIKESTON -- Growing up, Vanduser native Andrew Alberson was always told by his parents that if he wanted something badly enough, he could get it. He would just have to put his mind to it. "I'd always tell him: If you want your dream, you've got to pursue it. It's not going to become a reality until you do it," said Lucy Alberson of Vanduser...
Pesticide pickup set in Benton (06/19/12)
BENTON -- Southeast Missouri residents can safely rid their homes and farms of unwanted pesticides and related chemicals thanks to a special event on Saturday. From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Scott County Maintenance Shed, 497 Charleston St. in Benton Missouri households and farmers can safely and legally dispose of pesticides, fungicides, insecticides, rodenticides, de-wormers, fly tags and fertilizers containing herbicides or pesticides...
Chaffee withstands late Squirrels rally for 5-4 win (06/19/12)
CHAFFEE -- After doing all their damage in the first two innings, the Chaffee Honey Badgers survived a late push by the Charleston Fight Squirrels on Monday for a 5-4 win in the first game of a scheduled doubleheader. "A win is a win, but they kind of coasted after the second inning," Chaffee head coach Aaron Horrell said of his team. "We came out and continued with the hot hitting (early on)...
Sikeston Unit 114 splits pair with Jackson (06/19/12)
JACKSON -- For one of the first times this season, the Sikeston Senior Legion Unit 114 baseball team exploded on offense. Sikeston routed Jackson 11-1 in the first game of their doubleheader Monday. They lost 13-11 after the second game. "It was nice to see us hit the ball again," Sikeston head coach Alan Scheeter said. "We swung the bats really well and finally put up some runs."...
SAYB scores (06/19/12)
12U SOFTBALL Pullen Brothers 8, Focus Bank 7 Hits: (F) Ellie Retz 2, Olivia Nash 2, Taylor Dorris 2, Maddie Avance 2, Madeline Witt, Shannon; (P) Lexi 2, Maggie, Hailey, Iraca, Abi, Ashlyn. ------ ROOKIE LEAGUE Standard Democrat 11, Charleston Chiropractic 6...
Blake DeWitt returns to Iowa Cubs after stint on disabled list (06/19/12)
DES MOINES, Iowa - The Iowa Cubs activated infielder Blake DeWitt from the disabled list on Saturday and doubled in his first game back. The former first round draft pick and Sikeston native suffered a sprained left wrist while diving for a ball in left field against Tacoma on May 24, and was placed on the disabled list the next day...
Artie Mansfield (06/19/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Artie Bell Mansfield, 85, died at 4:15 a.m. June 18, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born May 12, 1927, in Dardanelle, Ark., to the late Fred Chillus and Hazel McMillian Williams, she lived most of her life in Mississippi County where she was a member of the New Beginnings Church in East Prairie...
Bertha Hodges (06/19/12)
MATTHEWS -- Bertha Hodges, 101, died June 18, 2012, at Sells Rest Home in Matthews. Born Dec. 5, 1910, in Vanduser, daughter of the late Virgil and Sybilla Welter Stacy, she was a member of Little Vine General Baptist Church. On May 2, 1929, she married Wesley "Bobe" Hodges, who preceded her in death on Sept. 11, 1995...
Jerry Seabaugh (06/19/12)
DEXTER -- Jerry Lee Seabaugh, 64, died June 18, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 8, 1947, in Scopus, son of the late Truman Dayton Seabaugh and Wilma IVD Crites Seabaugh, he was a member of the Friendship Baptist Church of Dexter. ...
Jean Wedel (06/19/12)
MATTOON, Ill. -- Jeanette Marie Cunningham Wedel, 88, died at 11:18 a.m. June 16, 2012, died at 11:18 a.m. June 16, 2012. Born May 13, 1924, in Mattoon, daughter of the late Bruce D. and Erma E. (Wooldridge) Cunningham, she was a lifelong resident of Mattoon. ...