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Thursday, July 24, 2014

Stories from Sunday, June 24, 2012

Music in Malone Park (06/24/12)
Motorcycle and ATV wrecks injure several within 24-hour period (06/24/12)
SIKESTON -- Several people were injured in five motorcycle and ATV accidents occurring within 24 hours of each other this weekend in Southeast Missouri. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the first accident occurred at 5:45 a.m. Friday, half a mile south of Scott City...
Sikeston Lions Club marks 90 years of service (06/24/12)
SIKESTON -- From conducting hearing and vision screenings and assisting area disaster victims to feeding the community with its annual chili day and helping fund local programs, there's not much the Sikeston chapter hasn't done to help the community over nine decades...
Full contact continues (06/24/12)
Scott County splits in first day of Woodpecker Classic (06/24/12)
CHARLESTON -- Looking to start the Woodpecker Classic off with two straight wins on Friday, Scott County Jr. Legion Post 369 posted a 6-2 decision over Jackson Jr. Legion before stepping back on the field to play the Kelso Scrappers. Unable to maintain a one-time five run advantage, however, Post 369 saw the Scrappers take their first lead of game in the fifth inning before holding on for a 9-8 final...
Patricia Turner (06/24/12)
MOREHOUSE -- Patricia Turner, 65, died June 23, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Velma Wilson (06/24/12)
MATTHEWS -- Velma L. Wilson died at 8:40 p.m. June 22, 2012, at Close to Home Inc. in Matthews. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Where's objectivity in national news? (06/24/12)
I return to the world of writing today following surgery that has sidelined me for a week or so. No need to provide the gory details of surgery other than to say I have found a newfound fondness for inflatable doughnuts. But I would be somewhat remiss if I didn't express my appreciation for both the surgeon and the staff at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Their genuine concern and professional care was most appreciated...