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Stories from Sunday, December 23, 2012

Miner's wastewater treatment system in place (12/23/12)
MINER -- Thanks to voters and the city's tourism tax, Miner residents now have a top-notch wastewater treatment system without paying a dime more. Norman Lambert, city engineer, said a lot of smaller communities are unable to afford some of the better solutions for meeting new standards for wastewater treatment passed down by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources from the Environmental Protection Agency...
There's still time to buy for those left on gift lists (12/23/12)
SIKESTON -- Shoppers still looking for those last-minute gifts are in luck as several Sikeston merchants will be open through Christmas eve. According to NRF's latest holiday survey conducted by BIGinsight, the average person had completed 56.5 percent of their shopping by Dec. 13. Still, just 11.3 percent of Americans had completely wrapped up their lists, leaving much shopping left to be done...
Remembering Sandy Hook Elementary victims (12/23/12)
Lady Eagles upset by Neelyville in Classic semifinals (12/23/12)
BROSELEY -- For the second straight year the New Madrid County Lady Eagles found nothing but disappointment in the semifinals of the Lady Royals Christmas Classic Tournament. After matching Neelyville almost shot-for-shot in the first half on Friday, the Lady Eagles' offense suddenly turned cold in a rough third quarter that led to a 76-57 loss...
Bulldogs' Hampton named Goal Keeper of the Year (12/23/12)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston goalie Josh Hampton played with a very simple, but effective, philosophy. "If they don't score, they can't win." Hampton denied scoring better than anyone in the history of Sikeston High School soccer during the 2012 season. The senior's dominance in goal led to a stellar year ending with one of the most prestigious awards given to those at his position for the state of Missouri...
Lady Devils fall to Senath 81-64 (12/23/12)
BROSELEY -- Unable to rebound from a rough first half, the Chaffee Lady Devils fell 81-64 to Senath-Hornersville in the consolation semifinals of the Lady Royal Christmas Classic Tournament on Friday. "We came out and had to overcome some things," Chaffee head coach Darrin Pruitt said. "The girls played hard. We're streaky sometimes and this just happened to be one of those games."...
Grover Lindsey (12/23/12)
SIKESTON -- Grover Cleveland Lindsey, 93, died Dec. 21, 2012, at the Miner Nursing Center. Born Dec. 14, 1919, in Hamilton, Ala., to the late William and Annie Ballard Lindsey, he served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, stationed in the Pacific. He was a self-employed auto mechanic and a member of Sikeston VFW Post 1374...
Irene Champion (12/23/12)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Irene Mary Champion, 75, died Dec. 21, 2012, at Portageville. Born July 25, 1937, in Newfoundland, Canada, daughter of the late William and Agnes King, she was employed for many years at Delta Area Economic Opportunity Corp. as a cook...
Harold Senciboy (12/23/12)
PERKINS -- Harold L. Senciboy, 97, died Dec. 21, 2012, at his home. Born Oct. 25, 1915, in Morley, to the late James and Mary Spain Senciboy, he was a retired self-employed farmer and carpenter. On Jan. 8, 1948, he married Lucille M. Wyatt, and she preceded him in death on Sept. 19, 2003...