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Stories from Tuesday, September 11, 2001

Sikeston falls to Poplar Bluff (09/11/01)
POPLAR BLUFF - The Sikeston girls tennis team was defeated on Monday by Poplar Bluff 7-2. Poplar Bluff, which was one of the better teams in the area last year, was able to win some close matches to pull out the victory. "We didn't play well at all," said Sikeston head coach Suzanne Hart. "We had leads that we let slip away and we just didn't keep our focus as a team. Poplar Bluff is a good team but we are a better team and we are capable of beating them."...
Lady 'Dogs win silver bracket (09/11/01)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston girls volleyball team participated in the SEMO Specialties and Sports High School Volleyball Classic over the weekend. The tournament was a pool play tournament, and the Lady Bulldogs were placed in a very competitive bracket. The Bulldogs finished their pool with a record of 3-5...
Sikeston cross country squad fares well (09/11/01)
BENTON -- Sikeston competed in the Fifth Annual Kelly Cross Country Invitational on Saturday, and had a strong showing in both the varsity and junior varsity races. In the varsity race, Sikeston's Sam Klimmeck finished second in the field of 47 runners with a time of 17:33. Teammate Dale Ham checked in at seventh place with a time of 18:04...
Racer captures first career late model win at Marin Raceway (09/11/01)
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. -- After winning last week's NASCAR Winston West race, Sikeston native Sammy Potashnick visited victory lane once again this weekend at Mesa Marin Raceway in the NASCAR Weekly Racing Series Late Model race in Bakersfield, Calif. It took Potashnick just four Late Model starts at Mesa Marin to garner a win...
Sikeston jayvee, junior high wins (09/11/01)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston junior varsity football team improved to 2-0 on the season with an 8-7 win over Cape Central's jayvee. Cape Central scored in the first quarter to lead 7-0. Sikeston was able to score in the second quarter and successfully run a two-point conversion to provide the difference in the game...
SHS cruises past Cape Central (09/11/01)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs soundly defeated the Cape Central Lady Tigers volleyball team Monday night in two straight sets, 15-6, 15-3. "Cape is in a transition period," said Sikeston head coach Steve Beydler. "They have had three coaches in the past three years. They are just trying to get the basics down and get things going again."...
Silver bracket champions (09/11/01)
Sikeston's varsity volleyball team won the silver bracket championship in this year's SEMO Specialties and Sports High School Volleyball Classic. Team members are front row, from left: Maggie Pfefferkorn, Jaime Medlin, Stefanie Mason, Beth French and Summer Ray. Second row: Fleming Silverthorn, Shavonna Dirickson, Emily Slaten and Joy Daniel. Back row: assistant coach Nancy Miles and head coach Steve Beydler. Not pictured: Rachel Vining...
Daniel Clark (09/11/01)
CHAFFEE - Daniel Clark, 72, died Sept. 10, 2001, at his home. Born Sept. 28, 1928, in Hagenville, Ark., son of the late Henry and Alice Johnson Clark, he trained with the U.S. Navy Training Center in San Diego, Calif., and served with the USS Doran, Squadron 41 and at Nob, Guam, Mare Island. ...
Bobbie White (09/11/01)
SIKESTON - Bobbie Jean White, 67, died at 1:23 a.m. Sept. 11, 2001, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Aug. 26, 1934, in Dell, Ark., daughter of the late Homer Lee and Blanche Anna Pate King Sr., she graduated from Grayridge High School and was a member of Trinity Baptist Church. She was director of the Heritage House Nutrition Program in Sikeston for 25 years...
Thomas Kizer (09/11/01)
MALDEN - Thomas Kizer, 85, died Sept. 10, 2001, in the Ridgeway Nursing Home. Arrangements are incomplete at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Parma.
Eva Jones (09/11/01)
BERTRAND - Eva Jones, 83, died at 8 a.m. Sept. 11, 2001, at the Bertrand Retirement Center. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home.
Betty Volner (09/11/01)
SIKESTON - Betty L. Brown Volner, 69, of Sikeston and Miller City, Ill., died at 4 p.m. Sept. 7, 2001, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Oct. 2, 1931, in Miller City, daughter of the late Vegie D. and Velma Louise Hornberger Brown, she had been a secretary for the highway department...
Harold Goodin (09/11/01)
ST. LOUIS - Harold Lee Goodin, 82, formerly of East Prairie, died Sept. 10, 2001, at St. Alexius Hospital. Born Oct. 24, 1918, in East Prairie, son of the late S.F. and Mami Stargill Goodin, he worked in industrial sales for TE-CO in St. Louis before retiring and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy...
Johnny Smith (09/11/01)
SIKESTON - Johnny Lee Smith, 48, died at 9:13 a.m. Sept. 9, 2001, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born March 4, 1953, in St. Louis, he was the son of Betty Jean Smith Mancell of Sikeston. On Dec. 28, 1971, in New Madrid, he married Jackie L. Thaxtion who survives of the home...
Looking Back In Time (09/11/01)
SIKESTON - Mrs. Lyman Gross and daughter, Miss Betty Jo and son, Harry Phillip, will go to Fulton Sunday, where the latter will enter Westminster College. SIKESTON - The new city tax books necessitated by the recent reduction in the city's tax rate by the city council were presented to the council Tuesday night by Ronald Lee, city collector, and adopted. ...
How can we battle the impact of health? (09/11/01)
On Saturday afternoon, 20 federal agents stormed a rural home in central Missouri and arrested James Schwartz, a 43-year-old Missouri resident. Agents had been trying to negotiate with Schwartz for two days following suspicions of drug activities at the home. A dozen negotiators had used bullhorns, robots equipped with high tech equipment and a variety of other means. At one point, 100 officers surrounded the home...
Your View (09/11/01)
Republicans took control of the Missouri Senate in January of this year. This was historic inasmuch Democrats had been in majority for 50 years. When Sen. Peter Kinder, Republican of Cape Girardeau, was elected Senate president, he had a unique opportunity to lead...
SPEAKOUT (09/11/01)
When it comes to fines imposed by the court, they have to figure you can't get blood out of a turnip. I'm sure that is why they accept a portion of the fine. In my opinion, if the person has a job, a payment schedule is appropriate. If he or she is unemployed, they should be given community service. ...