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Stories from Tuesday, November 13, 2001

Gobble, gobble (11/13/01)
Children and parents gathered at the Sikeston Pubic Library on Monday to make crafts celebrating Thanksgiving. The children made pumpkin turkeys and helped paint a cardboard "Mayflower" among other things. Here, a few of the children in attendance work on their projects...
Three file for council election (11/13/01)
SIKESTON - Three candidates have filed to run for the two seats opening on the Sikeston City Council, according to Carroll Couch, city clerk. Candidates filing so far are Sue Rogers and incumbents Phil Boyer and Bill Mitchell. Couch said if two more people file a primary election...
Area educators observe American Education Week (11/13/01)
SIKESTON - From the Pledge of Allegiance in first grade to mock presidential elections for seniors in high school, public schools teach us what it is to be an American in addition to "reading, writing and 'rithmetic." The week before Thanksgiving has long been celebrated...
Grant funds to aid services in Delta region (11/13/01)
NEW MADRID - Southeast Missouri residents and health care officials could soon be sharing their views on the medical needs for the area. Southeast Missouri Health Network Inc., which is headquartered in New Madrid, is one of eight recipients sharing $5.28 million in grants designed to...
Senior volunteers will be honored at banquet (11/13/01)
SIKESTON - We have a lot to learn from the senior population. They hold a lifetime of wisdom and countless lessons learned along the way. The Retired Senior Volunteer Program will pay tribute to this special group of men and women on Wednesday at a banquet hosted in their honor...
Bombers wipe out Bluejays (11/13/01)
CHARLESTON - The Charleston Bluejays knew what they had to do to stop the John Burroughs Bombers on Monday night at Marshall Stadium in a Class 2A Quarterfinal matchup. They knew that the Bombers liked to air it out while mixing in some running plays...
NMCC runs over Clayton (11/13/01)
ST. LOUIS -- Dereke Tipler picked the right time to play the best football game of his high school career. The 5-foot-11, 190-pound tailback scored a career-high six touchdowns and rushed for career-high 297 yards in NMCC's 49-26 win over Clayton Monday, giving the Eagles their first quarterfinal win ever...
Marlin Dunn (11/13/01)
DEXTER - Marlin Dunn, 65, died Nov. 12, 2001, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born March 22, 1936, at Uniontown, Ky., son of the late John and Minnie Overfield Dunn, he owned the 225 Package Store in Dexter and was a veteran of the U.S. Army...
Harold Bryant (11/13/01)
SUMMERFIELD, Fla. - Harold E. Bryant, 74, died Nov. 11, 2001, at the Colquitt Medical Center in Moultrie, Ga. Born Aug. 23, 1927, in Crowder, Mo., son of the late Mary Elizabeth Pratt, he was a retired long distance truck driver. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and U.S. Army and served in World War II and the Korean War...
Dorothy Lewis (11/13/01)
CHAFFEE - Dorothy Lee Lewis, 70, died at 4 a.m. Nov. 12, 2001, in Arnold. Born Dec. 27, 1930, in Oran, daughter of the late Jessie Green and Midgze Nance Williamson, she retired as a machine operator for a shoe factory in St. Louis and was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Chaffee...
Verba Romines (11/13/01)
BERNIE - Verba Ellen Romines, 80, died Nov. 11, 2001, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born Feb. 8, 1921, at Fisk, daughter of the late Alva Rowley and Julia Allen Rowley, she was a social service supervisor for the Department of Public Social Services, Social Services Division in Blythe, Calif., before returning to Southeast Missouri. She was a member of the VFW Post 2987 Ladies Auxiliary in Blythe...
Steven Veal (11/13/01)
SCOTT CITY - Robert Steven Veal, 41, died at 4:40 p.m. Nov. 9, 2001, in Scott City, of injuries sustained in a motorcycle/train accident. Born Nov. 29, 1959, in Peoria, Ill., son of Joseph Marcus Veal of Vernon, Ill., and Angela Fay Wedding Veal of East Peoria, Ill., he was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a grader for Botkins Lumber...
Graves - Hodgkiss (11/13/01)
SIKESTON - Tonya Marie Graves and Bill Hodgkiss were married in a 7 p.m. ceremony Oct. 27, 2001, at the Coach House Inn. The Rev. Scott Sutton performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Jeff and Polly Graves and the bridegroom is the son of Barry and Debbie Killian, all of Sikeston...
Looking Back In Time (11/13/01)
SIKESTON - Twin sons, weighing 6 and 6 1/2 pounds respectively, were born Friday morning to Mr. and Mrs. M.G. McCoy. --- SIKESTON - A 7 pound, 9 ounce son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Powell Monday. SIKESTON - When the Kiwanis Club of Sikeston pauses next Tuesday night to celebrate its 26th anniversary, the Kiwanians will be joined by a number of personages important in Kiwanis in addition to a number of state officials and area people present to hear the address by Lt. Gov. Hilary A. Bush...
America can fight fear through action (11/13/01)
And once again the feeling returns. I'm sure it hit you the very same way. Monday morning's American Airlines' tragedy in New York brought back those horrible memories. At this writing it appears the mishap was a mechanical problem but, as we've come to know, that could very well change. Regardless, the feeling of helplessness and sadness is the same...
SPEAKOUT (11/13/01)
I really enjoy reading the SpeakOut articles every day in the paper. Keep up the good work. I agree with the person who called about a month or so ago and said the police department doesn't enforce the curfew. I don't see what the problem is that they can't enforce the curfew. ...