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Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Stories from Tuesday, October 23, 2001

Bob Dole coming to Cape Girardeau (10/23/01)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - A couple of men named George Bush were at the top of the list of significant national figures sought to speak at Generations in Valor, Wednesday's event at the Show Me Center honoring World II veterans. Both were occupied, but organizers were elated Monday night to announce that war hero and former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole will speak...
F.L.A.G. (10/23/01)
Steve Ferrell, a member of the City of Flags committee, and Judy Morrow, secretary for the Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce, look over the stickers and lapel pins that can be purchase at the SACC. The "Freedom Loving American Generation" is a organization dedicated to helping victims' families, the nation's veterans and honoring the flag. ...
Chamber of Commerce begins work on magazine (10/23/01)
SIKESTON - In order to promote the community to prospective residents, businesses and visitors, the Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce has announced plans to publish an annual magazine. Titled IMAGES of Sikeston, the four-color magazine will showcase the people, natural beauty and "progressive business climate" of the area...
In the field (10/23/01)
Farmers pick cotton from a field north of Sikeston Monday afternoon. With rain in the forecast farmers are trying to get their crops out of the field.
Motorists injured in accident (10/23/01)
SIKESTON - Two Sikeston teens suffered moderate injuries Monday after being involved in a two-vehicle accident at 7:39 p.m. near Sikeston. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Krystal D. Appleton, 15, of Sikeston was driving west on Scott County Road 448, two miles north of Sikeston. She crossed into the other lane of the roadway and collided with a vehicle driven by Darrel W. Latham, 34, who suffered minor injuries...
Bowling perfection (10/23/01)
On Oct. 5, Brian Henson achieved perfection when he bowled a 300-game at the Sikeston Bowling Center. Pictured is Bill Cashmer, owner of the Sikeston Bowling Center; Henson and Tom Barnett owner of Tom Barnett Plumbing and Heating who along with O'Guinn Mechanical Services, Danny's Small Engine Shop and House of Color, sponsor the 300 Club...
Sikeston gets physical with Poplar Bluff (10/23/01)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston's soccer team ended the regular season with a 2-1 win over arch-rival Poplar Bluff on Monday afternoon, rallying from a halftime deficit to pull out a win. The Bulldogs head into district play with a record of 8-9-1. "I think we had a pretty good season," said Sikeston coach Derrick Long. "There were some low points, but overall it was pretty good. And we're just starting to play really well. Hopefully we can go out on a high note."...
Sikeston ousted in districts (10/23/01)
JACKSON - The Sikeston volleyball team ended its season on Monday night in Jackson, falling to the fourth-seeded Hillsboro squad 3-15, 8-15. Sikeston, seeded fifth, finished the season at 16-16-2. "It's always disappointing to end the season, but unless you win the whole thing then you always end with a loss," said Sikeston head coach Steve Beydler...
State tennis play results (10/23/01)
SPRINGFIELD -- Sikeston singles player Elizabeth Killion and two Charleston doubles teams competed in the Class 1A-3A Girls Tennis Championships at the Cooper Tennis Complex in Springfield on Friday. In the first round, Killion lost to John Burroughs' Annie Truetzel, 6-2, 6-1. Truetzel went on to win the championship, beating out Pembroke Hill's Katerine Powell in the title match, 4-6, 6-0, 6-3...
Nina Ferrell (10/23/01)
MOREHOUSE - Nina Ferrell, 87, died Oct. 22, 2001, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born April 9, 1914, in Fredonia, Ky., daughter of the late Allen B. and Elvada Rustin Andrews, she lived in Morehouse most of her life. On March 10, 1934, at Morehouse, she married Paul L. Ferrell Sr. who preceded her in death on May 13, 1988...
Louise Price (10/23/01)
DEXTER - Louise Price, 73, died Oct. 21, 2001, at the Vintage Villa Nursing Center. Born Nov. 16, 1927, at Portageville, she was the daughter of Pearl Adams Cathey of Dexter and the late Fred Monroe Cathey. On Jan. 18, 1946, in St. Louis, she married Delmar Carson Price who preceded her in death on Sept. 29, 1994...
Gene Wells (10/23/01)
POPLAR BLUFF - The Rev. Eugene "Gene" Wells, 79, died Oct. 21, 2001, at Three Rivers Health Care South. Born May 8, 1922, at Doniphan, son of the late Charles and Lucy Collins Emery, he had lived at Qulin and East Prairie before moving to East Prairie in 1984. ...
Maurice Beardslee (10/23/01)
BENTON - Maurice Beardslee, 86, died at 12:38 p.m. Oct. 21, 2001, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Nov. 7, 1914, in Oran, son of the late Paul and Frances Groves Beardslee, he was a mechanic for Chrysler Auto in Detroit, Mich., before retiring and was a member of the Benton Methodist Church...
Thelma Davis (10/23/01)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services conducted at 11 a.m. today at Ponder Funeral Home for Thelma Irene Davis, 81, who died Oct. 21, 2001, were: Philip Hubbert, David Hubbert, Raymond Shaver, Johnny Shaver, Randy Shaver and Ron Vermilye.
Wilson - Limbaugh (10/23/01)
GRANDIN - Donald Wilson has announced the engagement of his daughter, Patricia Jean, to Eric Wade Limbaugh of St. Louis. The future bride is the daughter of the late Gloria Wilson and her fiance is the son of the late Deborah Poch. Wilson and Limbaugh attended Three Rivers Community College in Poplar Bluff. ...
Perkins - Dunham (10/23/01)
NEW MADRID - Paul and Mary Ann Perkins have announced the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Lynn, to Marcus Scott Dunham, son of Scott and Carol Dunham of Warrensburg. A 1995 graduate of New Madrid County Central High School, the future bride is a 2000 graduate of the University of Missouri-Kansas City, where she earned a bachelors degree in dental hygiene. She is currently employed in Independence...
Looking Back In Time (10/23/01)
SIKESTON - Neighbors in the vicinity of the high school can breath a sigh of relief now - a sigh free of dust particles. The street running adjacent to the swimming pool has been graveled. It intersects with Hunter and what formerly was called Lindley, both surfaced streets, and becomes Taylor Street all the way through north and south...
Some ideas should not be banished (10/23/01)
Now here's an idea worth considering. Banishment. That's right, banishment, an ancient form of punishment that has been around since the beginning of time, dating back to the Greeks and Romans. It was once a popular form of punishment but has now virtually vanished from the scene. Except in Georgia...
SPEAKOUT (10/23/01)
Talk about accidental phone calls, I made an accidental call a few months ago and this guy answered and said, "Jesus loves you." That made my day. This is for everybody, black and white. Why don't you all get a life? We need to all get along and stop acting like kids. You know nothing is going to change. We still have to live around each other and hating and killing isn't going to run anybody away. Think about that. God bless you all...