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Stories from Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Learning the basics (06/20/12)
Bulldog Basketball Camp is being conducted this week at the Sikeston YMCA for boys ages 8-14. Above: Sikeston head coach Gregg Holifield gives instructions during a passing drill on Tuesday morning.
Scott County officials discuss pesticide pickup, roof repairs (06/20/12)
BENTON -- Looking for something to do with that batch of insecticide that can't be thrown away? According to Tom Beardslee, Scott County emergency management director, the "Department of Natural Resources project to recover unwanted substances from farms and homes" is just what you are looking for...
Corporate Games continue (06/20/12)
Scott Kim of the Department of Public Safety reaches for a backhand in the singles tennis tournament during the Corporate Games Coed Tennis competition. The finals will be held at 6 o'clock tonight at the Sikeston Sports Complex.
Passenger injure in accident (06/20/12)
DONIPHAN -- A Doniphan woman was injured Tuesday in a two-vehicle accident in Ripley County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol report stated the accident occurred around 2:20 p.m. seven miles east of Doniphan. Sandra G. Cunningham, 48, of Dexter was stopped in traffic while heading east on Highway 160, when her vehicle was struck in the rear by the eastbound vehicle driven by Debra S. Walker, 36, of Doniphan...
Contact camp (06/20/12)
Sikeston's Kyland Gross runs for yardage at last summer's SEMO Coaches Association Contact Camp. The fourth annual camp will be Thursday and Friday in Sikeston with seven teams taking part. The games will be played at 4, 5, 6 p.m. each day.
Squirrels' Fox signs to play baseball at Three Rivers College (06/20/12)
POPLAR BLUFF -- The moment he signed his name, Paul Fox instantly felt a weight lifted off his shoulders. "It feels great. No more stress," Fox said. "I don't have to worry about it and I can just focus on this summer." Fox, a graduate of Bloomfield High School, is the newest recruit that will play baseball for Three Rivers College after signing his letter of intent Tuesday...
Charleston's offense continues to struggle as Paducah takes two (06/20/12)
CHARLESTON -- Just one day removed from dropping a pair of games to Chaffee, the Charleston Fighting Squirrels offensive struggles continued on Tuesday when Paducah, Ken., Senior Legion Post 31 came to town for a doubleheader. Combining for only four hits while surrendering 11 in the night's first contest, the Squirrels fell 6-1 as Post 31 got a complete game effort from starter Clay Chandler...
FOCUS Bank hosts 7th Annual MMSY Tournament (06/20/12)
SIKESTON -- On June 11, FOCUS Bank hosted the 7th Annual Mary Margaret Story Yarbrough (MMSY) golf tournament at Fox Haven Country Club in Sikeston. Eighty-one players participated and helped to raise over $7,500 for the scholarship fund to benefit three area high school senior girls from Charleston, East Prairie and Sikeston...
Ruby Brown (06/20/12)
CHICAGO -- Ruby Lee Brown, 84, formerly of Poplar Bluff, Mo., died June 13, 2012, at the Mac Neal Memorial Hospital in Berwyn, Ill. Born July 17, 1928, in Parma, Mo., to the late Alfonzo and Novella Cain, she had lived in Chicago for the past four years. She was a member of the New Home Baptist Church in Broseley, Mo...
Evelyn Jones (06/20/12)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Evelyn A. Jones, 71, died June 11, 2012, at her home. Born March 22, 1941, in Chicago Heights, Ill., to the late Leon and Thelma Powell, she was a member of the Mt. Sinai Methodist Church in Poplar Bluff where she served on the Usher Board...
Leroy Braun (06/20/12)
SIKESTON -- Leroy Braun, 61, died June 12, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born April 16, 1951, in Quakertown, Pa., he was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. A resident of Sikeston for the past 10 years, he was employed as a maintenance engineer at Days Inn...
Franklin McFerren (06/20/12)
LILBOURN -- Franklin Robinson McFerren, 55, died June 17, 2012, at his home. Born April 3, 1957, in Lilbourn, to Pauline McFerren Robinson of Chicago and the late Franklin D. Robinson, he was a 1975 graduate of Lilbourn High School. He attended Arkansas State University in Jonesboro and Lincoln University in Jefferson City. He was employed by Digby's Detective and Security Agency in Chicago before retiring and was a member of Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church in Lilbourn...