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Stories from Monday, June 25, 2012

Tour de Corn (06/25/12)
Cyclers Michael Poindexter and Leah Ann Poindexter of Otisco, Ind., top the hill entering Benton Saturday while completing the 100-mile route during the 11th Annual Tour de Corn ride which begins and ends in East Prairie.
Pesticide program (06/25/12)
Workers with EQ Environmental Control log unwanted pesticides and related chemicals dropped off by area residents during the Department of Natural Resources' pesticide pickup Saturday in Benton. According to Ricardo Jones with the DNR, several residents utilized the program Saturday. The next Missouri Pesticide Collection Programs are set for June 7 in St. Joseph and June 9 in Neosho...
Second person arrested in child molestation case (06/25/12)
MINER - A second person is in custody following an investigation into a child molestation report. On Friday, 43-year-old Janice Paz, of Miner, was arrested by Miner Police Department. Scott County Prosecuting Attorney's Office charged Paz with first degree child endangerment. She remains in the Scott County Jail pending a $15,000 bond...
Quilt museum in Paducah 'has something that appeals to everyone' (06/25/12)
PADUCAH, Ky. -- Some might think that the National Quilt Museum in Paducah would only appeal to those interested in quilting. However, upon visiting, they may have a new perspective. "(The museum) has something that appeals to everyone," said Frank Bennett, CEO of the Quilt Museum. "People don't realize what can be done with fabric."...
Dangerous dry conditions, wildfire risk across much of the four state region (06/25/12)
PADUCAH, Ky. -- The drought continues to worsen across southeast Missouri, southern Illinois, southwest Indiana and western Kentucky, as much drier than normal conditions persist. As of June 22 at Paducah, the deficit had reached 12.60 inches below the normal of 24.19 inches. ...
Bridge restrictions announced (06/25/12)
WICKLIFFE, Ky. - A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to restrict traffic to one lane on the US 51/US 60/US 62 Ohio River Bridge between Wickliffe, Ky., and Cairo, Ill., during daylight hours this week. This lane restriction is to allow daytime maintenance and electrical work on the bridge. Motorists can expect to encounter one lane traffic with alternating flow controlled by flaggers from approximately 7 a.m. to approximately 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday...
Post 114 loses two on the road against Paragould, 11-1 and 10-0 (06/25/12)
PARAGOULD, Ark. -- The Sikeston Post 114 Senior Legion baseball team lost two games of a doubleheader Sunday to Paragould Ark., 11-1 and 10-0. Both games were shortened because of the 10-run mercy rule. Louis Matos took the loss for Sikeston while Patrick Smith was the losing pitcher in the second game after 2 1/3 innings on the hill...
Velma L. Wilson (06/25/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Velma L. Wilson, 86, died at 8:40 p.m. June 22, 2012, at Close To Home in Matthews. Born Dec. 2, 1925, in Hickman County, Ky., to the late James N. and Mary Morgan Cathey, she lived in Mississippi County most of her life and was a member of the Victory Baptist Church in East Prairie...
LeRoy Callanan (06/25/12)
DIEHLSTADHT -- LeRoy Callanan, 65, formerly of Chicago, died June 23, 2012, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 12, 1946, in Chicago, he was the son of Raymond Callanan of Farmington and the late Juanita Pohl Keller. On March 1, 2000, in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, he married Dorothy Tripp who survives of the home...
Patricia Turner (06/25/12)
MOREHOUSE -- Patricia Staggs Turner, age 65, was called into heaven on June 23, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. She was born March 17, 1947, in Sikeston, to the late Leon Alfred Cantrell and Frankie Mae Haley. One son, Robert McGrane of St. Louis and two grandchildren; a sister, Lisa Ellison of Scott City; and a niece and several nephews, survive her. She leaves a very close longtime friend, Janice Sloan of Sikeston...
Anna Lecroy (06/25/12)
SIKESTON -- Anna Lecroy, 78, died June 23, 2012, at Clearview Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.