New Pastor at Bockerton
(Local News ~ 10/14/16)
There is a new pastor behind the pulpit at Bockerton Baptist Church. The Rev. Michael A. Loftin and his wife, Peggy, answered to call of God to come to Bockerton as their pastor. "We are excited about our new life adventure. We began work here on July 3rd and moved into the parsonage in September," said Loftin...
Brackets released for postseason volleyball tournaments
(High School Sports ~ 10/14/16)
Schedules are set for district volleyball tournaments in the Missouri Bootheel. Gideon will host Class 1, District 1. Top-seeded Gideon receives a first round bye. No. 4 seeded Cooter plays No. 5 seeded Southland Oct. 17 at 4 p.m., No. 2 seeded North Pemiscot plays No. 7 seeded Delta C-7 Oct. 17 at 5 p.m. and No. 3 seeded Clarkton plays No. 6 seeded Holcomb Oct. 17 at 6 p.m. Semifinals are Oc. 17 at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. with the championship to follow Oct. 18 at 6:30 p.m...
Survivor story: Penny Wake
(State News ~ 10/14/16)
Penny Wake of Kennett, Missouri, had her first breast cancer surgery in March and her second surgery the following month. "I had a biopsy and they had to make the margins bigger," she says. "Then, they put a 'marker' inside my breast to make the radiation go right to the site."...
Robert Edward "Bob" McCrate
(Obituary ~ 10/14/16)
Robert Edward "Bob" McCrate was born December 31, 1937 to Joseph E. McCrate and Zelline Hobbs McCrate in Cape Girardeau. Robert graduated from the University of Dayton in 1959 with a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, and he worked for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and as a farmer in Southern Illinois for several years. He later worked as Shop Foreman for McCrate Equipment before founding Delta Data System, an accounting and inventory control software firm...
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