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Stories from Wednesday, February 27, 2002

Area representatives meet with MoDOT (02/27/02)
SIKESTON - Representatives from five Southeast Missouri counties and municipalities gathered at the Missouri Department of Transportation district office from 10 a.m. till 2 p.m. Tuesday to discuss regional transportation needs and federal programs...
Auction helps raise money (02/27/02)
SIKESTON - Someone donates an auction item to the Kenny Rogers Children's Center Telethon, someone else bids on it and another person benefits. It's a circle of kindness which supports an organization that reaches out to help young people with disabilities and their families...
Kidnapping ends with one arrest (02/27/02)
SIKESTON -- A kidnapping Tuesday that led officers with the Sikeston Department of Public Safety on a day-long manhunt, ended with an arrest Tuesday evening in Poplar Bluff. Tyrone Handberry, 28, of Sikeston, was arrested at a motel in Poplar Bluff Tuesday at about 7 p.m. after he kidnapped his girlfriend, Jacquline Braggs, earlier in the day...
'Jays hammer Greenville (02/27/02)
BLOOMFIELD -- Charleston advanced to the 2A District 2 semifinals on Tuesday night, rolling past Greenville 92-43. Lezcano Dean the charge, scoring 19 points with five rebounds and four steals. He also hit three treys in the win. "I thought Dean played a super game tonight," said Charleston head coach Danny Farmer. "We started out struggling a little bit offensively and he really picked his game up."...
Oran, Bell City in title game (02/27/02)
DELTA - The top two seeds in the Class 1A, District 2 Tournament both advanced to the championship game on Tuesday at Delta High School. Top-seeded Bell City defeated No. 4 Advance 74-63 while No. 2 Oran held off No. 3 Bernie 53-49. Bell City (23-5) and Oran (21-6) will meet for the fourth time this year in the championship game tomorrow at 7:30 p.m...
Caruthersville, Twin Rivers advance in 2A District 1 (02/27/02)
SENATH -- Caruthersville and Hayti both advanced in the 2A District 1 tournament at Senath-Hornersville on Tuesday night. Caruthersville (14-10) will face Twin Rivers on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Hayti (14-11) will play top-seeded Portageville on Thursday at 6 p.m...
Phillip Harris (02/27/02)
SCOTT CITY - Phillip John Harris, 80, died at 8:51 p.m. Feb. 25, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born May 6, 1921, in Chaffee, son of the late George Louis and Goldie Edna Mundon Harris, he was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Chaffee. He retired as a brakeman for Frisco Railroad in Chaffee and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II...
Myrtle Stacy (02/27/02)
SIKESTON - Myrtle Mae Stacy, 85, died at 7:20 a.m. Feb. 26, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Jan. 28, 1917, in Sikeston, son of the late James William and Martha Ann Hodges Burns, she had been a member of Tanner Street Church of God and the Gleaner's Sunday school class. She had been a cook for Scott County Central High School and Southwest Elementary School in Sikeston...
Births (02/27/02)
BLOOMFIELD - Keith Ray and Jennifer Anne McMillion are the parents of their second child, first daughter, born at 7:26 a.m. Jan. 23, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Sydnie Alayne McMillion weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and was 19-inches long...
Looking Back In Time (02/27/02)
POPLAR BLUFF - Mrs. Arden Ellise is reported in satisfactory condition in Lucy Lee Hospital. She was transported from Sikeston by ambulance. She is being treated for acute nephritis. SIKESTON - Kenneth L. Dement will be associated with the law offices of John D. Hux. Dement graduated from Sikeston High School in 1951, got a bachelor of science degree in marketing from Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau and his LLB from Washington University in St. Louis in 1961...
Frustration grows as tax dollars go (02/27/02)
I don't know if you've noticed it or not, but I sense there is an escalating sense of frustration toward the government system of providing to the poor. That frustration is bordering on repulsion which will someday turn to rebellion. And it will be the middle-class working stiffs who will lead this rebellion. Let's just hope it's fought in the halls of Congress and not the streets of America...
Your View (02/27/02)
Community theater has returned to Sikeston! This weekend, Sikeston Little Theatre returned to the stage with a new offering of one of its most popular productions of the past, "Godspell." It has been eight years since the Little Theatre troupe has undertaken a production featuring local residents. ...
Speakout (02/27/02)
Please tell me how a person who is a representative of the state of Missouri can be let out of prison and be appointed back to that office. That senator who put him back in office should be put out of office. If you can't trust them one time, you sure can't trust them the next time...