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Stories from Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Little Theatre's new season gets under way with 'Rainmaker' (09/19/12)
SIKESTON -- The first show of the 2012-2013 season of the Sikeston Little Theatre promises romance, comedy and something Southeast Missouri residents can relate to -- the need for rain. Performances of the "The Rainmaker" are set for 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Albritton Mayer Cultural Center in Sikeston...
Miner board still trying to reach agreement on insurance (09/19/12)
MINER -- The Miner Board of Aldermen will try again Monday to come to an agreement on liability insurance and a contract with the employee union. Board members agreed during their regular monthly meeting Tuesday to hold another special meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday...
Scott City breezes by Oran (09/19/12)
SCOTT CITY -- Jumping out to early leads on both sets on Tuesday, the Scott City Lady Rams swept the visiting Oran Lady Eagles in straight sets, 25-14 and 25-7. "I thought the girls played well," Scott City head coach Steven Hendricks said. "I was happy to see that they stayed up, stayed excited the whole time and performed to the level that they are able to."...
Bulldogs pick up seventh shutout, softball falls on the road to Jackson (09/19/12)
ANNA-JONESBORO, Ill. -- The Sikeston Bulldogs soccer team went on the road Tuesday defeating Anna-Jonesboro, Ill., 1-0. Tyler McClinton scored the game's only goal in the 25th minute after an assist from Adam Johnson. It's Sikeston's 7th shutout of the year...
Lady Bulldogs suffer straight set loss to Jackson (09/19/12)
SIKESTON -- A bit of hope was restored by defeating the Bloomfield Lady Wildcats Monday. They made adjustments in their lineup and pulled out a three-set win. But things took a major turn the following night for the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs volleyball team...
Juanita Atwell (09/19/12)
SIKESTON -- Juanita Atwell, 82, died Sept. 18, 2012, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Selma Betts (09/19/12)
ST. LOUIS -- Selma Virginia Howard Betts, 68, died Sept. 14, 2012, in the Des Peres Hospital in St. Louis. Born July 26, 1944, in Charleston, to the late John Henry and Mozella White Howard, she was a federal worker for 28 years until her retirement...
Judy Aufdenberg (09/19/12)
SIKESTON -- Judy Aufdenberg, 73, died Sept. 19, 2012, at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Geneva Bryant (09/19/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Geneva Anthony Bryant, 87, died Sept. 16, 2012, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Born May 27, 1925, in Bells, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Aaron and Rosa Lee Anthony. On April 10, 1952, she married George Bryant who preceded her in death...
Dorothy Howard (09/19/12)
SIKESTON -- Dorothy Mosby Howard, 44, died Sept. 14, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born April 10, 1968, in Tunica, Miss., to Cleveland Mosby of Lilbourn and Ruby L. Mosby of Sikeston, she attended The Free Will Baptist Church in Sikeston...
Steven Warfield (09/19/12)
SIKESTON -- Steven W. Warfield, 50, died Sept. 15, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Aug. 17, 1962, in Sikeston to the late Sam and Nadine Williams Warfield, he was a 1980 graduate of Sikeston High School. He served in the U.S. Navy, was employed with Gaiter Construction and was a member of New Deliverance Praise and Worship Center in Sikeston...
Getting my remotes under control (09/19/12)
I have an ongoing feud. It's not with neighbors, co-workers or even my cat who enjoys running under my feet just as I go down the stairs. I have a feud with my remote controls. Like many men I have several remote controls that I can't live without. I have one for the cable box, another for the television, yet another for the surround sound/DVD player and one more for the VCR. Yes, I still have a VCR for whenever I want to feel nostalgic...
As deadline nears, failure is looming (09/19/12)
One Hour Before Deadline: Well here I sit with a deadline looming to write this column. And yet nothing has truly piqued my interest. Or at least enough to waste precious ink and newsprint. But as with all things in the newspaper business, deadlines wait for no man...