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Stories from Friday, November 30, 2001

County considers insurance (11/30/01)
BENTON - With the end of the year drawing near, Scott County officials are looking at whether they should renew their Blue Cross Blue Shield group health insurance plan or rebid for a new plan. Blue Cross representative Jan Gluesing and insurance agent Dwayne Lorenz met with county commissioners during Thursday's meeting to discuss options for next year's plan...
Missourians can make the MO$T saving for college (11/30/01)
SIKESTON - If a parent's heart is set on little Jenny or Johnny growing up to become a doctor or a lawyer or an engineering company chief, college is in their future. But the thought of paying for those two, four or more years of higher education can stop a parent's heart. In Missouri annual college tuition can range from $1,215 at Three Rivers to $3,201 at Southeast Missouri State, from $4,439 at the University of Missouri-Columbia to a whopping $22,400 for Washington University in St. Louis...
Photographer's art displays facets of women (11/30/01)
Scott Welton Standard Democrat SIKESTON - The idea for the portrait exhibit "GIFTS: In Celebration of Women," which opens Sunday at the Sikeston Depot, goes back to 1993 when Susan Tesseneer-Street assembled an exhibit featuring some of her favorite portraits of men...
Alvarado, Sikeston freshmen beat Bluff (11/30/01)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Josh Alvarado scored 19 points and Johnny Bland added 16 as Sikeston's freshman basketball team defeated Poplar Bluff 53-45 on Thursday night. "We came out and did the things we needed to do," said Sikeston coach Chris Sarakas. "Josh came in and did well for us in the second half, and Brandon (Williams) hit some big free throws at the very end to seal the win."...
Sikeston rally comes up two points short (11/30/01)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston's girls basketball team rallied from a 14-point deficit Thursday night, but fell two points short in a 45-43 loss to Dexter. "It was a good game," said Sikeston coach Lee Brooks. "We were down, but then we came back and made a game of it. The girls really sucked it up. This is the hardest working team I've ever had."...
Rebels, Royals in Oran finals (11/30/01)
ORAN - The 46th Annual Oran Invitational Tournament resumed play on Thursday with two action-packed games at Oran High School. Top-seeded Twin Rivers was able to hold off host school Oran 52-44, and No. 2 seeded Richland outlasted third-seeded Bell City 76-72...
Marjorie Temples (11/30/01)
DEXTER - Marjorie Ellen Blackman Temples, 78, died Nov. 28, 2001, at Missouri Southern Healthcare. Born June 12, 1923, in Dexter, daughter of the late Vernie C. and Tyna May Embrey Blackman, she was of the Baptist belief. On Nov. 18, 1950, in Mississippi, she married Dwight H. "Pete" Temples who preceded her in death on Jan. 14, 1995...
Ada Armstrong (11/30/01)
SIKESTON - Ada Jean Laird Armstrong, 69, died Nov. 29, 2001, at her home. Born Jan. 4, 1932, in New Madrid, daughter of the late Clifford and Berdie Lee Clayton Laird, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Sikeston. She retired as a customer service representative for Southwestern Bell Telephone Company and was a volunteer at the Billy Graham Crusade...
Heartsill Daniel (11/30/01)
SIKESTON - Heartsill Daniel, 86, died Nov. 30, 2001, at his home. Born Oct. 11, 1915, in Lamar, Ark., son of the late Jess and Mable Holman Daniel, he attended the Community of Christ Church and was a retired self-employed farmer and carpenter. On Nov. 2, 1939, in Dexter, he married Helen Mae Ziegenhorn who survives of the home...
Mary Carson (11/30/01)
SIKESTON - Mary Lucille Heath Carson, 69, died at 2:07 a.m. Nov. 30, 2001, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are pending at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel, where friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday and a prayer service is scheduled for 7:30 p.m...
Rosa Fausett (11/30/01)
MARSTON - Rosa Lee Duke Barbre Fausett, 95, died Nov. 29, 2001, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Born June 12, 1906, in Mississippi County, daughter of the late Lonnie and Becky Ward Duke, she was a member of Evergreen Missionary Baptist Church and active in the Marston Senior Civic Club and with the American Red Cross...
Looking Back in Time 11/30 (11/30/01)
SIKESTON - Captain Clem Beal at the right end, and Reece Matthews at the right half back, earned positions on the district All Star team, picked by the Southeast Missourian's board here Friday night. BENTON - A change has been made in the organization of the Extension Council in Scott County as it has in all other counties in regard to the elections of members to the Council. ...
The 'quiet' Beatle had big influence (11/30/01)
George Harrison is dead and with his passing comes the end of an era. Perhaps you'd have to be a member of the Baby Boomer generation to full appreciate the changes created in society by Harrison and the Beatles. Those changes went far beyond their music. It could be argued those changes continue to this day...
Speakout 11/30 (11/30/01)
I am a veteran of the Korean War and a bill was signed this year by Gov. Bill Holden to give us an honorary diploma. I just sent to the Veterans Administration and they approved it. So they sent it to Sikeston High School for completion and haven't heard anything since. They say they don't know anything about it. Your help would be appreciated...