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Stories from Wednesday, September 19, 2001

Arsonist arrested by DPS (09/19/01)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Department of Public Safety has arrested one person for arson in connection with a fire that was started in the holding facility at DPS Monday night. Ashley Williams, 18, of Sikeston was arrested and charged with first degree arson in the incident. Williams, who was being held on city charges, started the fire in the cell where she and two other inmates were incarcerated...
Commission works to fill two positions (09/19/01)
BENTON - Scott County commissioners have begun the process of filling two key county positions for the coming year. Commissioners said during Tuesday's county commission meeting that they have received applications for the new economic developer position to be funded by a Rural Economic Assistance Program grant...
Open house planned (09/19/01)
CHARLESTON - The Missouri Department of Corrections' Southeast Correctional Center has extended an invitation to the public to attend an open house from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Guided tours of the maximum-security prison will be provided during these times...
Robbery suspects caught (09/19/01)
SIKESTON -- Two suspects are in custody in connection with a strong armed robbery reported on Monday. According to the victim, Marquitte Garner, two suspects approached him at about 4:20 p.m. and forcibly stole $180 from him in the 100 block of Petty Street. The victim, who was working as a door-to-door salesman in the area, reported the proceeds as funds he had made selling cleaning solutions to home owners...
Bridges breaks track record (09/19/01)
BLODGETT -- Here are the results from the SEMO Raceway from Sept. 15. First time racer at SEMO Raceway, Mitchell Bridges, broke the track record in qualifying time in the Stock Heavy Class with a time of 15.046. That great time allowed him pole position for the Heat and the Feature Race. ...
Garrett wins bass tourney (09/19/01)
SMITHLAND - The Bootheel Bassbusters held their seventh tournament of the year on Sept. 9 at Smithland Pool on the Ohio River. Ty Garrett won the tournament with four fish weighing 5 lbs., 10 oz. Stan Pace was second with 4 lbs., 13 oz., and also caught the big bass of the tournament, a 2 lbs., 10 oz. fish. Leven Cox was third with 4 lbs., 1 oz...
Cape hands Sikeston softball its 10th loss (09/19/01)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Sikeston's softball team suffered its 10th loss of the season Tuesday, falling to Cape Central, 12-2 in five innings. "The score doesn't sound that great, but we played them a little better this time," said Sikeston coach Jenny Hobeck. "The last time at home, they pounded us pretty good (16-1). We did a pretty decent job on defense the first couple of innings."...
COLUMN - IT'S TIME TO SEE HOW GOOD THIS SIKESTON TEAM REALLY IS (09/19/01)
After opening the season with a 27-point loss to Jackson, many expected Sikeston to struggle against improved Charleston and Dexter teams, but it didn't happen. With solid defense and outstanding special teams, the Bulldogs hammered the Bluejays 36-15 in Week 2, then shocked the Bearcats 38-6 last Friday...
Waddell posts first Super Pro victory (09/19/01)
SIKESTON -- Here are the results from the Sikeston Drag Strip on Sept. 15. Super Pro Posting his first win of the season, Joe Waddell ran a 6.41 on a 6.41 dial at 105 mph. His reaction time was .503. Runner up Gary Summers ran a 5.41 on a 5.37 dial at 124 mph. His reaction time was .548...
James wraps up ATP points title (09/19/01)
BENTON -- The excitement never stopped at Auto Tire and Parts Racepark Saturday night as Lee Dunn took the Winged Sprint car feature win, Terry James nailed down the Limited Late Model go, Greg Casey earned his second Pure Street checkers, Open-Wheel Modified ace Chris Hall skated to his fourth main event win and the Garrett Moll/Wesley Short team picked up the cruiser win...
Sikeston gets over .500 mark (09/19/01)
POPLAR BLUFF - The Sikeston soccer team moved over the .500 mark on the season with a 2-1 road victory over Poplar Bluff on Tuesday. The win marks Sikeston's third in a row heading into Thursday's make-up game at Notre Dame. The match is slated for 7 p.m...
Confident E.P. eyes win No. 2 (09/19/01)
EAST PRAIRIE -- After losing to hapless Corning (Ark.) in Week 2, it appeared East Prairie was in for a long year. But instead of waiving the white flag and prematurely ending the 2001 season, the Eagles opted to take out their frustration on conference rival Scott City last week -- upsetting the former power, 35-14...
Richard Sanders Sr. (09/19/01)
DELTA - Richard E. Sanders Sr., 54, died Sept. 17, 2001, at his farm near Advance. Born Oct. 19, 1946, in Cape Girardeau, son of Faye Huey Sanders of Delta and the late Earl John Sanders Jr., he graduated from Delta High School and Southeast Missouri State University at Cape Girardeau and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. A self-employed farmer who raised row crops and cattle, he was also owner and operator of Quality Metal in Delta...
John James (09/19/01)
DELTA - John C. "Muck" James, 75, died Sept. 17, 2001, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born March 15, 1926, at Hurricane Fork, son of the late Henry and Annie Francis James, he was a mechanic for McDonald Concrete in Cape Girardeau. A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he was of the Baptist belief...
Louis Ingram (09/19/01)
ADVANCE - Louis Ingram, 79, died Sept. 18, 2001, at the Advance Nursing Center. Born Dec. 12, 1921, at Lilbourn, son of the late Lemuel and Mamie Barnett Ingram, he was a retired carpenter. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served in Europe for three years during World War II...
Christine Pyles (09/19/01)
DYERSBURG, Tenn. - Christine Pyles, 78, died Sept. 18, 2001, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Mo. Born April 10, 1923, at Dyersburg, she attended the New Bethel Baptist Church in Dexter. In 1940, she married Chester Floyd Pyles who preceded her in death on Aug. 28, 1990...
Maxine Marshall (09/19/01)
ST. LOUIS - Maxine Marie Marshall, 81, formerly of Scott City, died at 2:20 a.m. Sept. 18, 2001, at the Current River Nursing Home in Doniphan. Born Dec. 10, 1919, in Sikeston, daughter of the late Rudolph and Gracie Mae Hensley Palmer, she was manager of American Bakeries before retiring...
Michelle Horton (09/19/01)
CHARLESTON - Michelle LaKay Horton, 18, died Sept. 14, 2001, in Effingham, Ill., from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Born March 27, 1983, in Charleston, daughter of Evelyn Horton and Larry McCain, she was a 2001 graduate of Charleston High School...
Fannie Clark (09/19/01)
STE. GENEVIEVE - Fannie L. Clark, 81, died at 2:45 p.m. Sept. 17, 2001, at Ste. Genevieve Memorial Hospital. Born Nov. 20, 1919, in Mercer, Tenn., daughter of the late William Harrison and Laura Julia Bushart Groves, she was a member of the Morehouse Faith General Baptist Church and Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 450. She was co-owner and operator of Clark's Market in Morehouse for 33 years...
Octavia Clark (09/19/01)
SIKESTON - Octavia Nyshae Clark, 5-month-old daughter of Audrey Clark of Sikeston, died unexpectedly Sept. 17, 2001, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born April 10, 2001, in Sikeston. Survivors in addition to her mother include: three brothers, Mikel Clark, Jakeylin Clark and Jakeyle Clark of the home; one sister, Chelsey Clark of the home; her maternal grandparents, Kennith and Beverly Morris of Sikeston and Mary Morris of Cape Girardeau; maternal grandfather, Samuel Perry of Temple, Texas; maternal great-grandmother, Earlene Thomas of Cape Girardeau; maternal great-great-grandmother, Morean Hamilton of Haywood City; and a special friend, Michael Barnhill.. ...
Fred Leible (09/19/01)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Fred William Leible, 88, formerly of Kelso, died at 6:59 a.m. Sept. 18, 2001, at the Lutheran Home. Born Feb. 22, 1913, in Kelso, son of the late William Theodore and Emma Bertha Goetz Leible, he was a transport truck driver and U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church in Kelso and member of Scott City VFW Post 6407...
Sylvia Bailey (09/19/01)
EAST PRAIRIE - Sylvia Bailey, formerly of East Prairie, died Sept. 17, 2001, at Blytheville, Ark. Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
Irmabelle Keller (09/19/01)
SIKESTON - Irmabelle Keller, 87, died Sept. 18, 2001, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home.
Fornkahl - Estes (09/19/01)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Lora Elizabeth Fornkahl and Jason Lee Estes were united in marriage in a 2 p.m. double-ring ceremony June 23, 2001, at Trinity Lutheran Church before the Rev. Douglas Briete. Dennis Rolwing of Waxahachie, Texas, read scripture. The bride is the daughter of Ron and Glenda Fornkahl of Cape Girardeau and granddaughter of Robert and Leona Fornkahl of Cape Girardeau, Grace Proffer of Jackson and the late Marvin Proffer...
Walker - Jenkins (09/19/01)
SIKESTON - Ashli Nicole Walker and Todd Andrew Jenkins exchanged wedding vows in a 5 p.m. ceremony July 14, 2001, at the Bement Baptist Church. Delbert Bishop performed the ceremony. Cindy and Gary Floyd of Bertrand and Mitchell and Sherri Walker of Mississippi are parents of the bride...
Richardson -Mayabb (09/19/01)
ST. LOUIS - Judy Richardson and Brian Richardson have announced the engagement of their daughter, Dr. Julie Ann Richardson to Dr. Christopher Brent Mayabb, son of Paulette Mayabb Parr of East Prairie and the late Gary Mayabb. The future bride and prospective bridegroom both graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia with doctor of veterinary medicine degrees...
Turner - Scherer (09/19/01)
SIKESTON - The parents of Michelle Turner and Gilbert Scherer have announced the engagement of their children. The future bride, daughter of Mae Stokes of Sikeston, is a 1990 graduate of Sikeston Senior High School. She is employed by Wither's Broadcasting in Cape Girardeau...
Looking Back In Time (09/19/01)
SIKESTON - Gladys M. Reed, proprietor of the Vogue Beauty Shop, is a great believer in "freedom of the dress." So she was more than a little miffed when a beauty parlor inspector walked into her establishment while she was away Wednesday and ordered all operators to lay aside their play suits among moth balls and put on dresses. This has been a hot summer in Sikeston, and since July 1, Vogue operators have been wearing neat white play suits...
Response to attack must be swift, strong (09/19/01)
If anything amazes me following last week's tragedy in our nation it's that so many people want to share their opinions, their thoughts and their anger. It's one thing to have and hold a strong opinion. It's another thing to want others to hear and read and share those thoughts. Our Letters to the Editor and Speakout column are backlogged from the onslaught of people wanting somehow to share their opinions and vent their anger...
SPEAKOUT (09/19/01)
I reported on Aug. 16 that my little "Shaggy" Maltese had been stolen. I have been reading the want ads and stuff and notice that a lot of little dogs are being taken but everybody thinks they're being lost. Could you write an article where all of us lost parents of our little dogs that mean so much to us could get together and see if we can do something about it? My number is 472-0865. ...