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Stories from Friday, February 22, 2002

Grant aids museum growth (02/22/02)
BLOOMFIELD - With the federal aid of a Rural Business Enterprise Grant for $65,000, the Stars and Stripes Museum/Library can now march forward in its goal to preserve the past. U.S. Rep. Jo Ann Emerson and Greg Branum, state director of USDA Rural Development, presented a mock check to Jim Mayo, president of the Stars and Stripes Museum/Library Association, Wednesday afternoon...
Computer system considered (02/22/02)
CHARLESTON - The foundation for a computerized system which would place all the county's information at officials' fingertips with the click of a mouse doesn't come cheap. Joel Zitterich, GIS project consultant for ProMap Corporation of Ames, Iowa, presented Mississippi County officials with his plan to set up a Geographic Information System for the county during Thursday's county commission meeting. "This is a good first step," he said...
Glueck clicks with her job as kindergarten principal (02/22/02)
SIKESTON - Vera Glueck doesn't do the extra little things for any reason other than making children's first school experience a positive one. So imagine her surprise at recently learning she was nominated as a Missouri Association of Elementary and Secondary School Principals' Distinguished Principal. She is one of 13 nominees from Missouri...
Delta standout scores 36 points with 15 boards (02/22/02)
MORLEY -- Rebecca Below had a career night in Delta's final game of the regular-season on Thursday night, scoring 36 points with 15 rebounds in the Lady Bobcats' 78-54 win over Scott Central. "She's a heck of a player," said Delta head coach Randy White. "She played a really good game."...
Top seeds advance to finals (02/22/02)
SIKESTON - The Class 3A, District 1 boys basketball tourney played out according to seeds on Thursday at the Sikeston Field House. Two-time defending district champion and top-seeded New Madrid County Central hammered No. 4 Kennett 74-41 while No. 2 Dexter held off No. 3 Sikeston 63-51 in the nightcap...
Wallace Brown (02/22/02)
EAST PRAIRIE - Wallace Brown, 94, died at 11:55 p.m. Feb. 21, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Sept. 10, 1907, at Smart Station, Tenn., son of the late William Isaac and Daisy May Dunham Brown, he lived in Mississippi County most of his life. ...
Lawrence Thornton (02/22/02)
MALDEN - Lawrence V. Thornton, 64, died Feb. 18, 2002, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Born June 20, 1937, at Oran, son of the last Jonas and Idell Lewis Thornton, he was a retired farmer and attended Mount Calvary Church in Parma...
Sylvester Kellum (02/22/02)
NEW MADRID - Sylvester Kellum, 52, died Feb. 17, 2002, at the Beverly Healthcare Center in New Madrid. Born May 6, 1949, in New Madrid, son of Alberta George Kellum of New Madrid and the late Eugene Kellum, he was a farmer. Survivors in addition to his mother include: one son, Andra Patterson of Marston; one daughter, Lannie Patterson of St. ...
Tessie Reynolds (02/22/02)
CHAFFEE - Tessie Pearl Reynolds, 95, died Feb. 21, 2002, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Arrangements are pending at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee, where visitation will begin at 4 p.m. Saturday. Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home...
James Greer (02/22/02)
PARMA - James Lee Greer, 56, died Feb. 21, 2002, at Southern Missouri Healthcare in Dexter. Born Nov. 12, 1945, in Sunflower County, Miss., he was the son of Lillie Mae McCan Greer Wright of Parma and the late Willie Morris Greer. Other survivors include: one daughter, Cynthia Denise Thatch of Champaign, Ill.; five brothers, Sidney Gaines and Edward Wright of Burlington, Iowa, Davie Wright Sr. ...
Bud Layton (02/22/02)
DEXTER - H.L. "Bud" Layton, 75, died Feb. 21, 2002, at Missouri Southern Healthcare. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home.
Looking Back In Time (02/22/02)
SIKESTON - Robert Mow announced he is retiring from the grocery business after 19 years. Mow has been running the H&H Grocery Store. He said he will concentrate on his farming operation. --- LaFORGE - Mr. and Mrs. Carl Gunn and their daughter moved here from Matthews Sunday...
SPEAKOUT (02/22/02)
I think the farmers who survived the Reagan days, if they survive the Bush days, they're tough. I don't think what they're going to do is a bad deal. In regards to the Feb. 14 SpeakOut, it was 100,000 Islams were in training in the terrorist war. I'm sure your editor was responsible for printing 100...