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Stories from Wednesday, January 2, 2002

Two killed in collision with deputy (01/02/02)
SIKESTON - Two people were killed when their car was hit by a Scott County Sheriff's Department car responding to an emergency, bringing to at least 10 the number of traffic fatalities in Missouri during the holiday weekend. Evelyn Orman, 41, and Brittany Gates, 12, both of Sikeston, were pronounced dead at the site where a Scott County deputy hit the car Orman was driving about 6 p.m. ...
General feeling of hope is theme for 2002 (01/02/02)
SIKESTON - Only time will tell what 2002 has in store for Americans. But for those making predictions, hope seems to be the general feeling. Eleven-year-old Britni Scott says in many ways the terrorist attacks have made America better than it was. "We're a lot stronger than we were before Sept. ...
Many file for city positions (01/02/02)
SIKESTON - While some cities are still waiting for citizens to volunteer their time to serve in office, races have developed for posts in other communities. Filing for city office, which began in December, remains open until 5 p.m. Jan. 15 with the election to fill the posts set for April 2...
Calender Girl (01/02/02)
Rebecca Nave, daughter of Kenneth and Sherry Nave is the Standard Democrat's Calender Girl for the month of January. Miss Nave, second attendant in the Miss Sikeston contest, plans to graduate in May and attend college at the University of Missouri-Columbia where she hopes to get her degree in nursing...
Motorists injured in wreck (01/02/02)
BLOOMFIELD - The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a one-vehicle accident Tuesday afternoon which resulted in injury to a driver and child. The accident, reported at 1:50 p.m., occurred when Lisa R. Zook, 34, of Bloomfield was driving east on Stoddard County Road CR524, two miles east of Bloomfield. The vehicle ran off the roadway, struck a tree and overturned...
COLUMN - REGULAR SEASON ROUTINE STARTS FRIDAY (01/02/02)
Now that all the Christmas tournaments are over, it's time for area boys basketball teams to fall into the regular-season routine of playing Tuesday and Friday nights. The two-month stretch until the playoffs begins Friday with an intriguing slate of games...
Cornetta Seyer (01/02/02)
KELSO - Cornetta R. Seyer, 91, died Jan. 1, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
Rosalia Enderle (01/02/02)
KELSO - Rosalia Mary Enderle, 96, died at 11:20 p.m. Dec. 31, 2001, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Jan. 12, 1905, in Kelso to the late Joseph and Caroline Heisserer Schaefer, she was employed by A.C. Spark Plug Factory. A member of the St. Augustine Catholic Church at Kelso, she was a member of the St. Ann's Sodality at the church and the Senior Citizens of Kelso...
Kay Orman (01/02/02)
SIKESTON - Evelyn K. Orman, 41, died Jan. 1, 2002, in an automobile accident near Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
William Maclay (01/02/02)
CHARLESTON - William Dorsey Maclay, 71, died at 10:55 a.m. Dec. 31, 2001, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born July 26, 1930, in Olympia, Wash., he was the son of the late Robert Dorsey and Mary Claire Weaver Maclay, who resided in Eugene, Ore.; and grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Henry Berry Maclay who resided in Berkeley, Calif., and Judge and Mrs. Philip L. Weaver, who resided in Maui, Hawaii...
Jack Haney (01/02/02)
SCOTT CITY - M.L. "Jack" Haney, 74, died at 10:55 p.m. Dec. 30, 2001, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born March 1, 1927, at Plant City, Fla., to the late Elvirdia Ditto and Virgil Lee Haney, he retired in 1980 as an engineer with the Burlington-Northern Railroad and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II...
Berniece Edwards (01/02/02)
DEXTER - Berniece Virginia Edwards, 80, died Jan. 1, 2002, at the Three Rivers Healthcare at Poplar Bluff. Born April 27, 1920, at Alton to the late Henry Barnes and June Parrott Barnes, she attended the Second General Baptist Church in Dexter and was a former nurse at the Comeau Convalescent Home in Dexter...
Brittany Gates (01/02/02)
SIKESTON - Brittany M. Gates, 12, died Jan. 1, 2002, in an automobile accident near Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Births (01/02/02)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Brandi Nicole Housman and Eric Lemont Holloway are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 8:55 a.m. Nov. 27, 2001, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Erika Nicole Holloway weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces and was 20-inches long...
Looking Back In Time (01/02/02)
SIKESTON - Sub-zero temperatures came to Sikeston Monday, on the heels of winter's first measurable snowfall. Weather observer Harry Young reported four inches on the gauge. BLOOMFIELD - Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Freeman celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Dec. 31. An open house was held...
Book-burning isn't the right solution (01/02/02)
F ar be it from me to enter the heated debate over Harry Potter but I will weigh-in on the issue of book burning. I haven't had the pleasure of sitting through the three-hour Harry Potter movie that is all the rage. I doubt I will ever watch the children's epic...
SPEAKOUT (01/02/02)
A C-4 is a plastic explosive that can be loaded in any shape, form or fashion. You can burn it, put a block on it and shoot it with a rifle and it won't explode. It takes a plastic wrap to explode a C-4. So concerning all this crap that's been going on about it, the airplane bomber didn't do his homework and the news media didn't do theirs either...