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Stories from Thursday, January 3, 2002

New year, new arrival (01/03/02)
Elizabeth Oldham of East Prairie kisses her newborn son, Thomas Allen Scott, Wednesday morning at the Missouri Delta Medical Center. Thomas was born at 1:18 a.m. Jan. 2 to make him the first baby of 2002 at MDMC. His father is Shanon Oldham.
Accident investigated (01/03/02)
An accident which killed two on New Year's Day was being reconstructed by the Missouri State Highway Patrol on U.S. 61 and Scott County Road 450 Wednesday morning. Scott County Sheriff Bill Ferrell was also at the accident scene where Scott County Deputy Steven T. Shoemaker's vehicle collided with a car. Killed in the accident were Evelyn Orman, 41, and Brittany Gates, 12, both of Sikeston...
Patrol (01/03/02)
PORTAGEVILLE - A two-vehicle accident resulted in moderate injures for both drivers. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported the incident occurred at 3:02 p.m. Wednesday at Route K, five miles south of Portageville, when a northbound vehicle driven by Oz. Armstrong Jr., 31, of Hayti failed to yield to an eastbound vehicle driven by 39-year-old Jimmy Babb of Portageville and was struck in the left side by Babb's vehicle...
Grant will help fight meth (01/03/02)
BENTON - The Scott County Sheriff's Department will receive nearly $100,000 over the next two years through the Missouri Sheriffs Methamphetamine Relief Team, or "MOSMART," grant. This grant, which will cover the salary, benefits and expenses for a special methamphetamine investigator, does not require any matching funds and is 100 percent reimbursable, according to Sheriff Bill Ferrell...
Plans continue for Artrain's arrival at Depot (01/03/02)
SIKESTON - You've heard about it. Maybe wondered about it. Now come and see what it's all about. In a few weeks Artrain USA will make a four-day stop in Sikeston and organizers hope local and area residents will take advantage of the opportunity it brings...
Jackson sweeps SJHS (01/03/02)
SIKESTON -- Jackson swept Sikeston's junior high basketball teams on Wednesday night, winning the ninth grade game 45-43 and the eighth grade game 43-36. Sikeston freshman Felante Larry had a game-winning 3-point attempt at the buzzer but it was off the front of the rim...
Sikeston ready for red-hot Bluejays (01/03/02)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston Bulldogs basketball team ended the year on a positive note, defeating Farmington and Notre Dame heading into Christmas break. Now the Bulldogs will see if a long layoff will have any effect when they host a red-hot Charleston Bluejays team on Friday at the Field House at 7:30 p.m...
Deer dumping can cause many problems (01/03/02)
Imagine if, on your next trip to a Missouri stream, the picturesque scenery and cool, clear water were ruined by the putrid stench of a decaying deer carcass. Some Missouri streams are being affected by illegally dumped deer carcasses. Missouri's wake-up call came in November, when a motorist discovered a dozen rotting deer carcasses in a creek just off I-70 in Warren County. ...
Cornetta Seyer (01/03/02)
KELSO - Cornetta R. Seyer, 91, died at 2:25 p.m. Jan. 1, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born May 9, 1910, in Kelso, daughter of the late William Theodore and Emma Bertha Goetz Leible, she was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church and St. Ann's Sodality. She was also a member and past president of the Kelso Senior Citizens...
Herman Smith (01/03/02)
SIKESTON - Herman H. Smith, 89, died at 1:20 p.m. Jan. 2, 2002, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Born Nov. 22, 1912, at Clinton, Ark., son of the late Ed and Bertha Bradley Smith, he was a retired landowner, cattleman and farmer. His wife, Jimmie L. Barnes Smith, survives of the home...
Kay Orman (01/03/02)
SIKESTON - Evelyn Kay Orman, 41, died at 6:13 p.m. Jan. 1, 2002, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident near Sikeston. Born Aug. 9, 1960, in St. Augustine, Fla., daughter of Shirley Lester Tidwell of Sikeston and the late Evis Christine Ergle Tidwell, she was a self-employed daycare sitter and member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints...
Judy Myers (01/03/02)
SIKESTON - Judy Myers, 49, died at 5:29 a.m. Jan. 3, 2001, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Jimmy Smith (01/03/02)
ESSEX - James D. "Jimmy" Smith, 47, died Dec. 31, 2001 at his home. Born June 29, 1954, in Parma, son of the late Burl and Maude Maye Davis Smith, he lived in the Dexter and Essex communities all his life and was a member of the Assembly of God Church in Dexter. He was a U.S. Navy veteran...
Helen Bandermann (01/03/02)
GRAY SUMMIT - Helen Elizabeth Bandermann, 76, died Dec. 27, 2001. Born April 22, 1925, in Copeland, Kan., daughter of the late Edward Henry and Frances Henrietta Lemm Wallace, she attended the First Assembly of God Church in Gray Summit. She attended the Gray Summit Methodist Church for many years, where she served as the church pianist and organist, and also taught piano to students...
William Maclay (01/03/02)
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...
Brittany Gates (01/03/02)
SIKESTON - Brittany Michelle Gates, 12, died at 6:13 p.m. Jan. 1, 2002, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident near Sikeston. Born Dec. 28, 1989, in Poplar Bluff, she was the daughter of James Walter and Jessica Eileen Tidwell Gates. A sixth grade student at Scott County Central Elementary School, she was a member of the Sixth Grade Band...
Juanita South (01/03/02)
FISK - Juanita South, 75, died Jan. 1, 2002, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 24, 1926, at Commerce, she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Viola Riggs Stuckey. On Jan. 18, 1947, at Corinth, Miss., she married William South who survives of the home...
Bill Burnes (01/03/02)
WARREN, Mich. - William F. "Bill" Burnes, 86, formerly of Mississippi County, Mo., died at 1:40 a.m. Dec. 29, 2001, at the St. John-Macomb Hospital in Warren. Born Feb. 19, 1915, in Obion, Tenn., son of the late James F. and Betty Jane Hite Burnes, he was a retired machinist in the automotive industry and was a veteran of World War II...
Smith-Adams (01/03/02)
SIKESTON - Kiley M. Smith and Daniel S. Adams exchanged wedding vows in a 7 p.m. ceremony July 13, 2001, at Bethel Missionary Baptist Church before Wesley Hulvey. The bride is the daughter of Billy and Angie McIntosh of Sikeston and the bridegroom is the son of Don and Terri Adams of Matthews...
Looking Back 1/3 (01/03/02)
SIKESTON - Miss Marie Steck is the new manager of the Sikeston General Hospital. She comes to Sikeston from West Frankfort, Ill., and has four years experience in charge of hospitals. SIKESTON - Missouri Gov. John M. Dalton will be guest speaker for the Lions Club's first meeting of 1962 Wednesday. The noon gathering will be held at the Dunn Coffee Shop...
Chicagoan proves anything is possible (01/03/02)
Al Hanna is in pretty fair shape for a 72-year-old. The Chicago businessman stands 5-feet, 4-inches and weighs just 140 pounds. But all things considered, he works out enough to remain in remarkable shape considering his age. Hanna has a daily routine of push-ups and sit-ups. Oh and did I mention that he also climbs a steep hill in Chicago's Lincoln Park each morning for three hours with a 60 pound pack of weights strapped on his back?...
Speakout 1/3 (01/03/02)
I'm calling about how my little cousin was so sweet this Christmas. Their house had burned down and they were living with some friends. She spent her last $5 to give her mom a little gift and that brought tears to my eyes and to her mother's eyes...