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May 6, 2015 Scoreboard (semoball.com ~ High School Sports ~ 05/06/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
"Paper Dolls" keep active with crafts (Business ~ 05/06/15)
On the Road A lively group of retired ladies in the Springfield, MO area have found a most pleasant way to make sure that their retired years keep them on the move and connected with friends. The group of five women call themselves "The Paper Dolls," a label which refers to their skills with craft paper and all the embellishments thereof...
Bernie softball team defeats Dexter 16-6 in district semifinal (High School Sports ~ 05/06/15)
Note: A photo gallery of the district semifinal is available at this link: District Semifinal Photos BERNIE, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats softball team finally put together the electric start coach Starla Pulley had been hoping for against the Bernie Mules in the third head-to-head meeting between the rival squads Tuesday night...
Deputies seize multiple guns from suspects, federal charges possible (Local News ~ 05/06/15)
By JONATHON DAWE Statesman Staff Writer BERNIE, Mo. -- Two Bernie men are in custody after deputies responded to a call concerning one man threatening another one with a firearm. According to Stoddard County Sheriff Carl Hefner, deputies received the call on Friday, May 1, and responded to the Powe area on State Highway U. What the deputies observed prompted them to get a search warrant and to contact the ATF...
Miller to assume assistant principal role in Dexter (Local News ~ 05/06/15)
By NOREEN HYSLOP Managing Editor Gavin Miller, a 1988 graduate of Dexter High School and most recently principal at Bernie Middle and High School, will don the black and red of the Dexter Bearcats once again with the start of the 2015-16 school year...
Bloomfield's Northern, Advance team claim top prizes at district golf tournament (High School Sports ~ 05/05/15)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The Advance Hornets and Gainesville Bulldogs secured top finishes at the Class 1, District 1 golf tournament at Crowley Ridge Recreational Center in Bloomfield Monday. Advance placed first with a team score of 348 and Gainesville finished second with a team score of 349...
Dexter's Stevens, Mitchell qualify for golf sectional (High School Sports ~ 05/05/15)
FARMINGTON, Mo. - Dexter's Ethan Stevens and Drake Mitchell qualified for the sectional golf tournament Monday. Stevens tied for sixth and Mitchell tied for thirteenth at the Class 3, District 1 golf tournament at Crown Pointe Golf Course in Farmington Monday. Stevens shot nine-over-par 81 and Mitchell shot 13-over-par 85...
May 5, 2015 Scoreboard (semoball.com ~ High School Sports ~ 05/05/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Deputies make quick work of nabbing thieves (Local News ~ 05/04/15)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Within a 24-hour period, Stoddard County Deputies received a burglary report, located three suspects, secured confessions, and recovered all the stolen property. Early Thursday morning, April 30, the Stoddard County Sheriff's Department received a call from Richland Schools in Essex. The caller informed deputies that the school had been broken into and multiple items had been stolen...
May 4, 2015 Scoreboard (semoball.com ~ High School Sports ~ 05/04/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
Frederick A. "Colonel" Brotz (Obituaries ~ 05/04/15)
Frederick A. "Colonel" Brotz, 92, of Metamora, Ill., died on Sunday, May 3, 2015, at Washington Christian Village with his two sons at his bedside. He was born on Jan. 20, 1923, in Peoria, Ill., to Ernest A. and Marie (Reichert) Brotz. He married Betty L. Murray on Mother's Day, May 11, 1947, at St. John Lutheran Church, Bartonville. She preceded him in death on Sept. 29, 2009...
911 Administrator updates board on pending legislation (Local News ~ 05/01/15)
Stoddard County 911 Services Administrator Carol Moreland updated the board of directors on an amendment to House Bill 714 that would allow a 911 Board to remain an appointed board in the event voters approved a sales tax to help pay for 911 services...
Replogle retires as MSHP superintendent (State News ~ 05/01/15)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Colonel Ron Replogle retires as Missouri State Highway Patrol superintendent effective May 1, 2015. Colonel Replogle is a 31-year veteran of the Patrol, and served as its 21st superintendent for the past five years. Replogle was appointed to the Patrol's Law Enforcement Academy in 1984, as a member of the 56th Recruit Class. ...
"A Night with Gatsby" is theme for 2015 Advance Junior-Senior Prom (Business ~ 05/01/15)
The night was magical for the Advance High School Class of 2014 and 2015, as they gathered in their finery at the Southeast Missouri State University Center Saturday night, April 18, 2015. Many students dressed in styles reminiscent of the Roaring Twenties, since the theme was "A Night with Gatsby."...
Richland students present programs to Stoddard County Historical Society (Business ~ 05/01/15)
Members of the Stoddard County Historical Society received a rare treat at their Monday, April 27, 2015 meeting, when three Richland students presented their prize-winning history projects. Emily Blunt, an eighth student at Richland, showed her video about the share-croppers' strike of 1939, entitled "Keep Your Eyes on the Prize," which won first place in the documentary division in the state competition. Emily will go to Washington, D.C. in June for the national competition...
Dexter standout Noah Kronk to play football at Southeast Missouri State (High School Sports ~ 04/30/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - Dexter football fans won't have to travel very far to watch one of their own play next season. 2015 Dexter graduate Noah Kronk has made the decision to play football at Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau this fall. "Coach Peden had been encouraging me to play college football," Kronk said. ...
Stoddard County sports roundup (baseball, softball, tennis, golf and track results) (High School Sports ~ 04/30/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - The Leopold Wildcats softball team scored in all three innings as it secured a 17-0 three-inning victory against the Dexter Bearcats Wednesday. Emily Seiler had a bases-clearing triple in the top of the second inning for Leopold. Klara Beel also connected for an RBI triple in the top of the third inning...
Dorothy Helen Boggess (Obituaries ~ 04/28/15)
Dorothy Helen Newman Boggess was born on May 12, 1929, at Seymour, Mo., to Ralph and Dora Newman. Dorothy died at Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter, Mo. on April 27, 2015. Dorothy was 85 years old when she went home to be with Jesus. Dorothy lived in Seymour, Mo. ...
Debra Blunt (Obituaries ~ 04/23/15)
Debra Blunt, daughter of Dortha Blunt of Dexter and the late Martin Blunt, was born on June 4, 1957, in Dexter and died on April 22, 2015, at her residence in Sikeston at the age of 57. She was a member of the Cape First Church of Sikeston, had worked in claims for the Dewitt Company in Sikeston and was a member of the Dexter Senior High Class of 1975...
Assault, drug charges in Bernie (Local News ~ 04/21/15)
BERNIE, Mo. -- Two individuals are in the Stoddard County Jail after being apprehended at a residence on N. Miller Street Saturday night, April 4, it was learned Monday. According to Bernie Police Chief Justin Allen, a caller told police they had heard what was thought to be a gunshot and had heard a male and female couple arguing at 608 N. Miller. When officers arrived on the scene, they reportedly had confirmation of a female inside the home, but she refused to open the door for police...
Submitted photo: Naylor girls basketball team celebrates second-place finish in Class 1 (semoball.com ~ Submitted Photo ~ 04/21/15)
The Naylor Lady Eagles Basketball Team made it to the Final Four in Class 1, finishing 2nd in the state. Best finish in basketball history at Naylor High School. Very proud of this team. Naylor Lady Eagles-Makenna McGee, Kabrien Rogers, Gracie Gargac, Callee Pickrell, Shayna Tharp, Emma Moman, Lauryn Davis, Maddy Cagle, Brooklyn Urich, Hannah Cunningham, Lauren Rich, Chelsey Rigdon. Coached by Gene Deckard and Logan Foster (not pictured)...
Resignations baffle Parma mayor (Local News ~ 04/21/15)
Editor's note: The following appeared in the St. Louis Post Dispatch earlier this week and reflects some of the views of Parma's former mayor, Randal Ramsey. It is reprinted with permission from the St. Louis Post Dispatch. PARMA, Mo -- The drugstore is long gone. So, too, are the bank and the barbershop, the opry house and the hardware store...
Willa M. Gaede (Obituaries ~ 04/21/15)
Willa M. Gaede, daughter of the late Marshall Cloud and Zoe Turlington Cloud, was born on Feb. 10, 1935, in Dexter and died on April 19, 2015, at her residence in Dexter at the age of 80. Mrs. Gaede was a member of the First Baptist Church in Dexter. She had worked as the secretary for the First Baptist Church for many years and was the Salutatorian for the Dexter High School graduating class of 1953...
Athletes honored at BA Sports All-Star Extravaganza in Dexter (High School Sports ~ 04/15/15)
DEXTER, Mo. - The BA Sports All-Star Extravaganza was held Saturday at the Bearcat Event Center in Dexter. Woodland's Garret Reynolds won the boys 3-point contest, Jackson's Rachel Crites won the girls 3-point contest, Leopold's Caitlin Petty won the hardest spike contest, Bloomfield's Chelsea Delay won the volleyball passing competition and Notre Dame's Quinn Poythress won the slam dunk contest...
Local teen shocks competitors with 1st place win (Local News ~ 04/14/15)
Ever since he was a small child, Corbin Strong has wanted to be a Navy Seal. On March 29, he took an impressive step in that direction. "My wife and I signed him up for a long-range shooting class with Dr. Kyle Ouzts as a Valentine's Day present," said Strong's stepfather Mark Whitehead. "We knew he would be excited to do it; but we didn't anticipate everything would work out the way it did."...
James "Jim" Monroe Overby (Obituaries ~ 04/14/15)

Semoball finalists announced for winter sports (High School Sports ~ 04/12/15)

Dexter baseball team rallies past Scott City 11-10 after losing to Notre Dame 12-0 (High School Sports ~ 04/10/15)

Dexter is first to host state-wide rescue/recovery training (Local News ~ 04/07/15)

Latest baseball state rankings released (High School Sports ~ 04/06/15)

Bernie, Bloomfield collect Wednesday baseball wins (High School Sports ~ 04/02/15)

Submitted photo: Saxony's Raegan Wieser reaches career milestone (semoball.com ~ Submitted Photo ~ 04/01/15)

SCAA roundup: golf, baseball and softball results (High School Sports ~ 04/01/15)

State-ranked Bernie baseball team beats Scott City 7-1 (High School Sports ~ 03/30/15)

Preview: Dexter high school golf (High School Sports ~ 03/28/15)

One arrested, one sought in child abuse case (Local News ~ 03/27/15)

Dexter's McKuin, Jackson's Reynolds selected SEMO Conference Players of the Year (High School Sports ~ 03/26/15)

Preview: Dexter Bearcats boys tennis team (High School Sports ~ 03/25/15)

Chaffee baseball team edges Advance 6-5 (High School Sports ~ 03/24/15)

CASA volunteers provide support for young victims of abuse (Local News ~ 03/24/15)

Preview: Dexter high school softball team (High School Sports ~ 03/24/15)

Preview: Dexter Bearcats track and field (High School Sports ~ 03/22/15)

Dexter baseball team wins season-opener at Doniphan 5-0 (High School Sports ~ 03/21/15)

Police Reports (Local News ~ 03/20/15)

Preview: Dexter Bearcats baseball (High School Sports ~ 03/20/15)

2011 Dexter graduate Alan Flannigan begins play in NCAA Tournament Thursday (High School Sports ~ 03/18/15)

Advance volleyball coach Dana Below resigns (High School Sports ~ 03/17/15)

Advance boys basketball team rebounds to take third at state tournament (High School Sports ~ 03/14/15)

Two men charged as accomplices in Wayne County murder (Local News ~ 03/13/15)

Advance drops Class 1 semifinal to No. 1 ranked Meadville 63-51 (complete final four schedule included) (High School Sports ~ 03/13/15)

Naylor girls basketball team advances to Class 1 state title game for first time (semoball.com ~ High School Sports ~ 03/12/15)

North County eliminates Dexter girls 66-61 in overtime (High School Sports ~ 03/11/15)

Monia pleads not guilty, waives arraignment (Local News ~ 03/10/15)

Mizzou has new athletic director in place (College Sports ~ 03/09/15)

Dexter downs host Sikeston 51-38 for 5th straight girls basketball district title (High School Sports ~ 03/08/15)

Advance shocks No. 2 ranked South Iron 47-45 in closing seconds (High School Sports ~ 03/08/15)

Briefly: Dexter girls basketball team beats Sikeston 51-38 in C4D1 title game (High School Sports ~ 03/08/15)

NMCC outlasts Charleston 105-92 in 2 OT's in Class 3 boys sectional (High School Sports ~ 03/06/15)

Updated: Olympic champion Jennie Finch to speak at Semoball Awards (semoball.com ~ High School Sports ~ 03/04/15)

PATIENCE PREVAILS: Advance offense earns repeat trip to Elite 8, passes Gideon in final minute 53-45 (High School Sports ~ 03/04/15)

Dexter girls cruise by Cape Central, back to district championship (High School Sports ~ 03/04/15)

Dexter boys suffer season-ending loss to Sikeston 76-50 (High School Sports ~ 03/03/15)

Spencer-DeVers engagement announced (Engagements ~ 02/28/15)

Trial date set for local man accused of possessing child pornography (Local News ~ 02/28/15)

Submitted photo: Gideon boys win Class 1 District 1 championship over Clarkton (semoball.com ~ Submitted Photo ~ 02/28/15)

Bernie suffers season-ending loss to defending state champion Braves in C2D1 boys basketball final (High School Sports ~ 02/28/15)

Bernie reaches C2D1 championship with 56-54 overtime win at Bloomfield (High School Sports ~ 02/27/15)

History made...through education (Local News ~ 02/27/15)

Dexter girls best Sikeston 55-50, Dexter boys fall at Cape Central 75-47 (High School Sports ~ 02/26/15)

Advance boys repeat as district basketball champions (High School Sports ~ 02/26/15)

February 26, 2015 Scoreboard (semoball.com ~ High School Sports ~ 02/26/15)

Advance eliminates Bell City, Oran eliminates Richland in C1D2 semifinals (High School Sports ~ 02/25/15)

"Hands-Only" CPR Class offered Thursday (Local News ~ 02/25/15)

Bernie-Bloomfield rematch set in Class 2, District 1 boys basketball tournament (all scores included) (High School Sports ~ 02/25/15)

Stoddard County meth dealer sentenced to 14 years (Local News ~ 02/24/15)

Chamber welcomes Saint Francis to area (Local News ~ 02/24/15)

February 24, 2015 Scoreboard (semoball.com ~ High School Sports ~ 02/24/15)

Jackson girls outshoot Dexter 60-45 (High School Sports ~ 02/24/15)

Dexter's Ethan Stevens takes 4th at state wrestling tourney (High School Sports ~ 02/23/15)

February 23, 2015 Scoreboard (semoball.com ~ High School Sports ~ 02/23/15)

Man sentenced to 20 yrs. for strangling girlfriend in PB apartment (Local News ~ 02/20/15)

Dexter's Ethan Stevens wins opener at state wrestling tournament (High School Sports ~ 02/19/15)

District host sites, state baseball rankings released (High School Sports ~ 02/19/15)

11 Dexter wrestlers qualify for state tournament (High School Sports ~ 02/17/15)

PERFECT WEEK: Bloomfield beats Tri-County champ Gideon 53-35 for third straight hoops victory (High School Sports ~ 02/16/15)

Dexter boys basketball team wins Round 3 against Kennett 61-45 on Senior Night (High School Sports ~ 02/14/15)

Mo. House gives final approval to 'right-to-work' bill (Local News ~ 02/13/15)

Dexter girls basketball team improves to 5-0 against district foes, routs Cape Central (High School Sports ~ 02/13/15)

Drug busts nabs two on Sunday (Local News ~ 02/10/15)

Wood named to Dexter Schools' top spot (Local News ~ 02/10/15)

Oran supt. named to Dexter Schools' top spot (Local News ~ 02/09/15)

Bell City man jailed on drug-related charges (Local News ~ 02/09/15)

Fall Semoball Awards finalists announced (semoball.com ~ High School Sports ~ 02/07/15)

Boyfriend pleads guilty to strangling girlfriend (Local News ~ 02/06/15)

Dexter outwrestles Kennett 66-12 (High School Sports ~ 02/06/15)

Southeast Missouri State football signee: Bud Hilburn (semoball.com ~ College Sports ~ 02/04/15)

Southeast Missouri State football signee: Austin Cooley (semoball.com ~ College Sports ~ 02/04/15)

Southeast Missouri State football signee: Dante Vandeven (semoball.com ~ College Sports ~ 02/04/15)

She's "Dyin' to Cook" (Local News ~ 02/03/15)

Semoball Awards selection show set for Saturday (semoball.com ~ High School Sports ~ 02/02/15)