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Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

Stories from Wednesday, October 3, 2001

October Calendar Girl (10/03/01)
Colton Anne Felker is the Standard Democrat's October Calendar Girl. Felker, the daughter of Jan Sargent Felker and the late C.E. Felker III, is currently attending the University of Missouri-Columbia where she is majoring in math education.
Commission ups donation to crime lab (10/03/01)
BENTON - Scott County commissioners agreed to increase the county's contribution to the SEMO Regional Crime Lab by $1,000 per year for five years to help fund its relocation and renovation. "Law enforcement takes so much money," said Martin Priggel, presiding commissioner, during Tuesday's county commission meeting...
Support easier to find for those with cancer (10/03/01)
SIKESTON - Those who have cancer or know someone with the disease will tell you, support is what keeps them going. As a patient, knowing you're not battling the illness alone and being able to share concerns and information is very comforting. For the family members, support from others provides greatly needed help...
Charleston to meet Dexter in battle of power versus speed (10/03/01)
Derek James Standard Democrat CHARLESTON - Contrasting styles will clash when the Dexter Bearcats visit the Charleston Bluejays at 7:30 on Friday night at Marshall Stadium. The Bearcats, with their power football, will try to defeat the Bluejays, with their tremendous speed, for the fourth straight year...
Garrett ties school record in 3-1 loss (10/03/01)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston Bulldogs soccer team lost to the Notre Dame Bulldogs on Tuesday 3-1. Notre Dame and Sikeston tied in their last meeting. "I thought we played pretty good," said Sikeston head coach Derrick Long. "I thought we played better this time. They're probably the quickest team we play. They ran right past our defenders a couple of times."...
Country star makes appearance at ATP (10/03/01)
BENTON -- The 2001 season has been a difficult season for former Auto Tire and Parts Racepark Winged Sprint champion Todd Rowland, but to end the year with a win could not have been any sweeter for the Jackson racer. Rowland celebrated the win in victory lane with country music singer Tanya Tucker. ...
How can you top week 5? (10/03/01)
Considering all that took place last Friday night, area high school football fans have to be extremely excited about the second half of the season. The most obvious highlight was Mario Whitney's astronomical feat of 463 yards rushing in Jackson's 56-22 win over Parkway North...
Betty Stancil (10/03/01)
~Louisville, Ky. LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Betty Walker Stancil, formerly of Sikeston, died Oct. 1, 2001, at the Caritas Medical Center in Louisville. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Debra Brawley (10/03/01)
SCOTT CITY - Debra Hamil Brawley, 45, died at 10:10 p.m. Oct. 1, 2001, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 21, 1956, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of the late Arthur Clifford and Melba Melinda Rhodes Hamil, she had been a clerk for Heilig-Meyer...
Helen Grooms (10/03/01)
CHAFFEE - Helen Grooms, 71, died at 9:15 p.m. Oct. 1, 2001, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Jan. 20, 1930, in Wardell, daughter of the late Lonnie and Bertha Mary Scheeter Pratt, she was a cook for the Chaffee Grade School before retiring. She was a member of the General Baptist Church and American Legion Post 389 Auxiliary in Chaffee...
Lonnie Henry (10/03/01)
CHARLESTON - Lonnie R. Henry, 49, died Sept. 28, 2001, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Feb. 13, 1952, in Charleston, son of the late Lanie and Edith Fulton Henry, he was a lifelong resident of Charleston and graduated in 1971 from Charleston High School. ...
Looking Back In Time 10-3 (10/03/01)
SIKESTON - Excavation started Wednesday on Lindley Avenue, adjacent to the municipal swimming pool preparatory to graveling the street north, where it intersects with Hunter and what was known as Taylor. Taylor is now designated Lindley. --- SIKESTON - Hubert Cooksey severed an artery in his wrist Friday when a jug of water he was handling slipped. He tried to grab for it and it broke...
Justice sometimes served very slowly (10/03/01)
When Christy Robel stopped at a Kansas City sandwich shop on Feb. 22, 2000, little did she know her life would change forever. To make the quick trip into the shop, she left the car keys in the ignition and the car running. She also left her 6 year-old son Jake carefully strapped into the car seat on the passenger side. And then it happened...
SpeakOut 10-3 (10/03/01)
It is such an overpowering sadness that all these lives had to be lost to bring this country back to what it should be. When we took prayer out of schools, we lost. When they stopped doing the Pledge of Allegiance every day, they lost. When they stopped teaching children the proper respect for the flag, we lost. ...