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Stories from Monday, July 23, 2012

Charges filed in fatal crash (07/23/12)
SIKESTON - A Sikeston man now faces a charge of involuntary manslaughter for a fatal motor vehicle accident. Mark Lee Jobe, 47, was charged Monday by the Scott County Prosecuting Attorney's office with first degree involuntary manslaughter - vehicle intoxication - death of a nonpassenger with a blood alcohol count of .18 percent or more and failure to obey a traffic control device...
Saturday at a car show (07/23/12)
Spectators look over cars on Saturday at the Car Show and Ice Cream Social sponsored by Historic Downtown Sikeston. The show, which was held at Malone Park, drew many spectators and vehicles that ranged from motorcycles to classic trucks to fixed up cars and many in between...
Marston residents nabbed for drugs (07/23/12)
NEW MADRID - Two people are in custody, accused of distributing illegal drugs and marijuana. Katherine Cummins, 31, and Jason Davis, 34, of Marston are in the New Madrid County Jail on charges of the possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute and three counts of possession of a controlled substance. Bond for both is set at $25,000...
Hot conditions impacting animals (07/23/12)
SIKESTON -- Recent hot conditions have not only affected gardens, but are now starting to affect Spot and Fido as well. "We've been seeing a lot of people calling in about their dogs," said Trey White, director of the Sikeston Area Humane Society. "We had 23 come in last week alone."...
Excessive heat warning issued (07/23/12)
PADUCAH, Ky -- Southeast Missouri residents should take precautions as the heat continues to smother the region. The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning through 7 p.m. Thursday for the region. Maximum afternoon heat indices today through Thursday will be around 105 degrees, according to the Weather Service. Minimum heat indices at night will generally be in the mid 70s...
Museum gives glimpse at different eras of history (07/23/12)
MARBLE HILL -- Displaying artifacts from the dinosaurs to the Civil War, the Bollinger County Museum of Natural History offers exhibits from many different eras in history. "We're a very interesting and educational place," said Patricia Welker, the museum's administrator...
Candidates for president will not be on primary ballots (07/23/12)
BENTON -- Scott County voters will have plenty of choices to make during the primary election but picking a president won't be one of them. "You will have to choose a party ballot for the Aug. 7 primary election," said Rita Milam, Scott County clerk...
Sports calendar (07/23/12)
SIKESTON -- Upward Flag Football and Cheerleading are now taking registrations at Miner Baptist Church. The deadline for registration is Aug. 27 while early registration is before Aug. 9 to receive discounted registration costs. Girls and boys evaluations are Aug. ...
Hi Tech expands with addition of irrigation service (07/23/12)
SIKESTON - Jim Woods believes in customer service. In fact, it was that belief which prompted Woods to add another division to his company, Hi Tech Communications. In May, Woods began Hi Tech Irrigation and Inspections. While Hi Tech already offers an array of services from telephone systems, data cabling, pc repair, nurse-call systems, fire alarm systems, surveillance systems and controlled access, Woods noted many of his commercial accounts also had irrigation systems...
Elizabeth Cope (07/23/12)
NEWTON, Kan. -- Elizabeth May Cope, 90, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died July 21, 2012, at Asbury Park in Newton. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home of Sikeston.
Jerry Davis (07/23/12)
SIKESTON -- Jerry Davis, 65, died at 1 p.m. July 22, 2012, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Nunnelee Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
Pansy Jamerson (07/23/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Pansy Lee Jamerson, 79, formerly of Benton, died at 8:20 p.m. July 22, 2012, in the East Prairie Nursing Center. Born Sept. 12, 1932, in New Madrid, to the late Earl and Elaine Wilson Shackleford, she lived in Benton for several years but most of her life she lived in East Prairie. She was a member of the Diehlstadt Baptist Church...
Linda Sadler (07/23/12)
WAPPAPELLO -- Linda Jane Sadler, 60, formerly of Chaffee, died July 20, 2012, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Born Nov. 27, 1951, in Chaffee, to Maureen Barlow Sadler of Chaffee and the late Edward "Cotton" Sadler, she was a peer counselor at Family Counseling Center in Poplar Bluff...
Virgie Lawfield (07/23/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Virgie Alice "Lady" Lawfield, 84, died at 1 a.m. July 21, 2012, in the East Prairie Nursing Center. Born May 14, 1928, in New Madrid County, to the late Siebert O'Bannon and Alice Lewis Wescoat, she was a Democratic committeewoman in New Madrid County. She was also a charter member of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary and the New Madrid and East Prairie Eagles Clubs...