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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Stories from Friday, December 7, 2001

Newspaper echoed nation's reaction (12/07/01)
SIKESTON - The bombing of Pearl Harbor occurred between issues for The Sikeston Standard which at the time was published only on Tuesdays and Fridays. The Dec. 5 edition which came out the Friday before the attack on Pearl Harbor included an Associated Press story reporting the Nazis in "headlong retreat" from Soviet troops and a lull in North African fighting among British, German and Italian forces...
Sneak attack shattered Sunday calm (12/07/01)
SIKESTON - Sixty years ago today, people in Sikeston and the surrounding area received the worst news they had ever heard over the radio: Pearl Harbor had just been bombed in a sneak attack by the Japanese. "We'd never had anything like that happen," said Virginia Butrum of Sikeston. "I was just a teenager. The impact didn't hit me right away ... What really hit with me was that in just a couple of years classmates were being drafted."...
Two held in rape investigation (12/07/01)
SIKESTON - A Sikeston teen has been certified as an adult in the alleged gang-rape of a 13-year-old girl. Featured in the Standard Democrat's Most Wanted, Gailon L. Applewhite, 15, was arrested Wednesday on charges of rape and burglary. He has a total bond of $505,000...
Egyptian detainee released (12/07/01)
CHARLESTON - "Osama is in Alexandria, Egypt," said Don Chance, Mississippi County Detention Center administrator. Chance informed county commissioners during Thursday's county commission meeting that Osama El Far, 30, formerly of University City, left for St. Louis Dec. 4 to catch a flight taking him to New York and then Cairo, Egypt, to reach his home...
Traffic accidents reported (12/07/01)
POPLAR BLUFF - The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported accidents Thursday which resulted in injuries to two area residents. The first accident, reported at 2:55 p.m. in Scott County on Deal Street in Diehlstadt, occurred when Linda A. Burns, 50, of Charleston, was driving north and attempted to make a left turn onto South Julia Street, driving into the path of a southbound vehicle driven by Derick A. Bramlett, 18, of Sikeston...
Concert scheduled for Sunday (12/07/01)
Sikeston Community Choir members practice Thursday night at the First United Methodist Church. The choir will give its Christmas concert at 2 p.m. Sunday at the First United Methodist Church in Sikeston. There is no charge to attend. The choir will be under the direction of Nancy Bird...
Charleston gets first win (12/07/01)
SIKESTON - The finals of the 30th Annual Sikeston Invitational Tournament are set for tonight at the Sikeston Field House. Second-seeded Charleston won its first game of the season, eliminating No. 6 Doniphan 75-64 in the consolation semifinals, and No. 3 Poplar Bluff outlasted Kennett 74-69 in overtime...
Charleston holds off late Malden charge (12/07/01)
MALDEN -- Charleston ran its season record to 5-0 Thursday night, beating Malden 62-49. The Lady Bluejays took a commanding 51-27 lead into the fourth quarter, only to see the Lady Wave rally with a 22-point offensive explosion in the fourth quarter...
Garrett becomes Sikeston's first all-state soccer player (12/07/01)
Sikeston soccer star Adam Garrett was named to the All-State second team on Thursday, becoming the first soccer player in school history to receive such an honor. "It's something that's hard to get from a small school way outside of the St. Louis area," explained Sikeston coach Derrick Long. "If you have a good season, you might get an honorable mention, but most of those first and second team spots go to St. Louis players. Him making the second team is a pretty big honor."...
Kelly standout makes softball all-state team (12/07/01)
Several area high school athletes received all-state accolades for the 2001 girls fall softball season. Picking up first-team honors were Amanda Nuyt of Perryville (Class 3A) and Caitlin Hoeh of St. Vincent (Class 2A). Selected to the second team were Notre Dame's Lindsay Reinagel (Class 2A), Kelly's Natalie Lewer (Class 2A) and Delta's Rebecca Cook (Class 1A)...
Charles Robert (12/07/01)
KELSO - Charles Frank Robert, 88, died at 8:45 p.m. Dec. 5, 2001, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Born March 6, 1913, in Kelso, son of the late Charles and Ida Hohmann Robert, he retired as a seam presser for Thorngate. He was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church in Kelso and Knights of Columbus Council 6420 of Scott City...
Dee Sanders (12/07/01)
SIKESTON - Dorothea "Dee" Sanders, 63, died Dec. 2, 2001, at her home. Born Sept. 30, 1938, in Syracuse, N.Y., daughter of Ruth Bryers of Syracuse and the late Karl F. Bryers, she was a member of Shady Acres Church of Christ and had been employed by Bell's Electronics...
Matthew Hanham (12/07/01)
DEXTER - Matthew Allen Hanham, 24, died Dec. 4, 2001, at his home. Born Oct. 5, 1977, at Pontiac, Mich., son of Cathy Walker Hanham of Dexter and William John Hanham of Rochester, Mich., he was a graduate of Bernie High School. Survivors in addition to his parents include: two brothers, Michael Walker of Dexter and Johnny Lee Walker of St. Louis; two sisters, Terri Michelle Hanham of Warren, Mich., and Jennifer Lynn Hanham of Dexter; and his maternal grandmother, Jonelle Walker of Bernie...
Ama Morgan (12/07/01)
LILBOURN - Pallbearers at services scheduled for 2 p.m. today at the Unity Pentecostal Church in Lilbourn for Ama Lee Morgan, 80, who died Dec. 5, 2001, will be: David Kimball, Billy Kimball, Billy Morgan, Terry Stevens, Eddie O'Guinn and Roger Garza...
Doris Hull Stokes (12/07/01)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Doris Hull Stokes, 43, who died Dec. 5, 2001, will be: Greg Curtner, Allen Barlow, Vergil Barlow, Jamie Barlow, Dana Vaughn and Rick Ramsey. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home...
Catherine Padgett (12/07/01)
CHARLESTON - Pallbearers at services scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Saturday at McMikle Funeral Home for Catherine E. Padgett, 82, of Wyatt, who died Dec. 4, 2001, will be: Michael DeMann, Steven Bailey, Michael Goodall, Mitchell Pullen, Van Padgett, Allen Padgett and Joe Goodall...
Inez Dame (12/07/01)
SIKESTON - Inez Prindle Dame, 89, died at 6:50 a.m. Dec. 7, 2001, at her home. 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. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Francis Xavier Catholic...
Ivie Lewis (12/07/01)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday at Ponder Funeral Home for Ivie Lewis, 98, who died Dec. 6, 2001, will be: Mike Guess, Steve Guess, William Lewis, Gerald Lewis, Jim S. Green and Charles Largent. Honorary pallbearers will be: Stanley Wilson, Sam Grace, Mike Perry, John Whitten, Emory Abbott, Rob Newman...
Sylvia Glastetter (12/07/01)
NEW HAMBURG - Sylvia Marie Glastetter, 88, died at 4:35 p.m. Dec. 6, 2001, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Born Nov. 1, 1913, in New Hamburg, daughter of the late Henry Jacob and Julia Marie Westrich Welter, she retired in 1973 from the housekeeping division of the Holiday Inn at Cape Girardeau. She was a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church, St. Ann's Sodality and the New Hamburg Senior Citizens...
Looking Back In Time (12/07/01)
SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Bailey Jr. are the parents of a son born at their home, 202 Daniel, Monday morning. The child has been named Ralph E. Bailey III. SIKESTON - Mrs. E.W. Pollard was installed as worthy matron of Sikeston Chapter 137 Order of the Eastern Star in ceremonies held at the Masonic Temple Friday evening...
With good reason we remember today (12/07/01)
I honestly cannot imagine the emotions among those who remember this day back in 1941. I watched the new film release "Pearl Harbor" this week and perhaps it captures some of the feelings of that fateful day. Of course having not been alive then, I can only imagine that day through the stories that are told...
SPEAKOUT (12/07/01)
It looks like the Democrats are siding in with the Taliban. I wonder which is most dangerous to America, the Democratic Party or the Taliban? The boy from South Dakota, a national, I don't think he's too good. From what I've seen, South Dakota is a bunch of starving Indians. He doesn't need to be running the country the way he left his home state to run...