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Stories from Monday, November 12, 2012

DPS officer unintentionally discharges gun, shot in leg (11/12/12)
SIKESTON -- A Sikeston Department of Public Safety officer was hospitalized on Sunday after accidentally shooting himself in the leg. The incident began at about 4 p.m. Sunday when numerous people were reported fighting in the area of Clayton and Williams streets, according to Capt. Jim McMillen, public information officer with DPS...
Veterans honored (11/12/12)
Prom dress sale helps save money for local girls, raise money for Project Graduation (11/12/12)
NEW MADRID - As the mother of three girls, Cindy Amick understands the desire of high school girls to look their best on prom night. She also understands the sticker shock prom dresses can bring. The Project Graduation parents may have found a solution to the dilemma. A three-day sale of more than 500 new dresses priced at $25 or less...
James Armstrong (11/12/12)
SIKESTON -- James A. Armstrong, 89, died at 3:30 p.m. Nov. 9, 2012, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Born Sept. 28, 1923, in Brighton, Tenn., to the late Grover and Lora Glass Armstrong, he had since 1979 been a member of the First Baptist Church. He was a gunners mate in the U.S. Navy and during World War ll serving in the South Pacific Theater from January 1943 until January 1946 and in the Battle of Leyte Gulf. He retired from Southwestern Bell Telephone Company...
Cyrena Bragg (11/12/12)
DEXTER -- Cyrena M. DeBerry Bragg, 91, died Nov. 9, 2012, at her home. Born June 25, 1921, in Tyler, to the late Rally and Mattie Lou King Hawkins, she lived most of her life in Southeast Missouri including in Dexter for the past several years. She had worked as a seamstress at the Elder Manufacturing Company and was of the Protestant belief...