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Stories from Thursday, October 25, 2001

Volunteers lend hand to Costa Rican seminary (10/25/01)
SIKESTON - With tools in hand and Christ's love in their hearts, a group of local residents recently traveled to Central America to pay a visit to Bible seminary. Leaving Oct. 1 and returning Oct. 9, the Rev. Bill Koch, Susan Culver, Joe Munger, Marilyn Lambert and...
Storm rumbles through Bootheel (10/25/01)
VANDUSER - Harold Graviett has seen a lot of rain and thunder and he weathered the tornado of 1986 but Wednesday's storm was unlike any other, he said. The Vanduser mayor said in the few minutes the storm blew through his community, it caused several...
Students learn anti-drug lessons during Red RibbonWeek activities (10/25/01)
SIKESTON - Red, white and blue ribbons have been joined by red ribbons recently for National Drug Prevention Week being observed once again by area schools. Officials traditionally use this time of the year to teach students about the effect drugs have on...
Sikeston soccer wants another crack at N.D. (10/25/01)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Last year Sikeston put its soccer program on the map by giving top-seeded Notre Dame all it wanted in the district tournament. The Bulldogs held a 1-0 lead with just two seconds left in regulation, but Notre Dame managed to tie the score, then won the match in a 5-4 shootout...
Injury-plagued Bulldogs looking to rebound on the road at Farmington (10/25/01)
FARMINGTON - When a team loses its first game in the first week of district play, it usually spells doom for the season. About the only thing left to play for is pride. Although their chances are slim, the Sikeston Bulldogs will try to keep their district title hopes alive with a win on Friday night at Farmington...
Dale Hendrix (10/25/01)
CHAFFEE - The Rev. Dale Levi Hendrix, 58, died at 1:12 a.m. Oct. 25, 2001, at his home. Born Dec. 22, 1942, in Zalma, son of the late Cletis Izer and Thelma Delores Gobble Hendrix, he was pastor of the House of Prayer in Chaffee. On Nov. 23, 1962, he married Virginia L. McRoy, who survives of the home...
Hope Easter (10/25/01)
CHARLESTON - Hope Easter, 76, formerly of Anniston, died Oct. 23, 2001, at her home. Born July 12, 1925, in Camden, Tenn., daughter of the late Willie and Etleka Bomar Sterling, she lived in Charleston for the past 19 years where she was a member of the First Baptist Church...
Pearl Lewis (10/25/01)
SIKESTON - Pearl Lewis, 85, formerly of East Prairie, died at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 23, 2001, at the Clearview Nursing Center. Born May 27, 1916, in East Prairie, daughter of the late John W. and Verna Sanders Clifft, she lived in East Prairie most of her life. ...
Harold Shipman (10/25/01)
DEXTER - Harold Shipman, 79, died Oct. 25, 2001, at Missouri Southern Healthcare. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey Funeral Home in Dexter.
Charles Eifert (10/25/01)
JACKSON - Charles L. Eifert, 69, formerly of Scott City, died Oct. 24, 2001, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Looking Back In Time (10/25/01)
SIKESTON - Billy Burch, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ardie Burch of Matthews, entered Sikeston General Hospital Monday for a tonsil operation and was dismissed Tuesday. --- SIKESTON - H.J. Welsh has purchased 160 acres of farmland a half mile off Highway 60, five miles from Sikeston near the Slapout School...
Benefit Ball offers fun for good cause (10/25/01)
The focus will be on fun at Saturday night's Missouri Delta Medical Center Benefit Ball. But it's fun for a good cause as the proceeds will help fund the Sikeston Jaycees Kidney Dialysis Unit at the hospital. And more importantly, it provides an opportunity for the entire...
Your View (10/25/01)
The modern war against breast cancer, the first shots of which might be said to have been fired when the surgical technique known as the radical mastectomy was introduced, is now more than 100 years old. While we've made great progress, nearly 97 percent of women who are diagnosed when the disease is in its early stages live for more than five years. Many women still do not realize the importance of early detection...
SPEAKOUT (10/25/01)
If you want to pick up free walnuts, call 683-4308. This is to the person who put the smart note in the Oct. 16 paper. Just how would you like it if you were going deaf? I'm calling in regards to the recent SpeakOut regarding the Harry Potter books in our local public library. ...