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Wednesday, Apr. 16, 2014

Stories from Monday, March 18, 2002

Website links 'surfers' to New Madrid (03/18/02)
TOLEDO, Ohio - It was boredom and a bit of nostalgia that sent Richard Jones searching the Internet for information about New Madrid, Mo. That search led him to create a unique tribute to his boyhood home - a Website devoted to the community, its residents and its history. Jones, who prefers his name written richard ("ricky") jones, is the creator of New Madrid Online at www.geocities.com/newmadridonline...
"Treasure Island" (03/18/02)
Young cast members perform during the opening of "Treasure Island" Saturday at the Sikeston Senior High Field House. Over 50 students from the Sikeston Public School District participated in the play. The play was presented by the Missoula Children's Theatre and was sponsored by the Sikeston, Missouri Arts Inc. and the Sikeston Public Schools....
Opposition continues to consolidation plan (03/18/02)
MATTHEWS - The crowd was slightly smaller but their determination to maintain their school just as strong as local residents gathered for a second time to consider their options. Residents met Sunday afternoon to direct actions to fight a proposal which would close the Matthews Elementary School. ...
Ora Black (03/18/02)
DEXTER - Pallbearers at services conducted Sunday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Ora Mae Black, 95, who died March 14, 2002, were: Danny Mangus, Scott Mangus, Brad Mangus, Estell Williams, Darrell Burris and Rocky McCanless.
Betty Westrich (03/18/02)
NEW HAMBURG - Betty June Westrich, 77, died at 9:25 p.m. March 16, 2002, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Born Jan. 4, 1925, in Pasadena, Calif., daughter of the late Frank Henery and Ethel May Fusselman Walker, she was a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church, St. Ann's Sodality in New Hamburg and the New Hamburg Homemakers...
Donnie Hyslip (03/18/02)
SIKESTON - Donnie Ray Hyslip, 52, died March 16, 2002, at his home. Born Nov. 14, 1949, in Sikeston, son of the late Rev. Virgil and Evelyn Walters Hyslip, he was a U.S. Veteran of the Vietnam War and a self-employed building contractor. Survivors include: one son, Chauncey Ray Hyslip of Sikeston; three brothers and sisters-in-law, John and Linda Hyslip of Kalispell, Mont., Jim and Kathy Hyslip of Lexington, Ala., and Ken and Karen Hyslip of Sikeston; two granddaughters, Brooke Rae Hyslip and Brianna Morgan Smith of Lilbourn; two nephews and three nieces, Joshua and Rebecca Hyslip of Kalispell, Matthew and Rhonda Hyslip of Lexington and Melissa Hyslip of Sikeston; the mother of his son, Esperanza Hyslip of Fort Myers, Fla.; and a special friend, Susan Clarke of Sikeston.. ...
Geraldine Neuber (03/18/02)
DEXTER - Geraldine Neuber, 83, died March 16, 2002, at the Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Center in Dexter. Born June 9, 1918, at Lorain, Ohio, daughter of the late Alois and Caroline Hamburg Huber, she was affiliated with the Pentecostal belief and had been a missionary in Haiti and Germany...
Cynthia Sturm (03/18/02)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Cynthia Darlene Sturm, 38, died March 15, 2002, at her home. Born Jan. 3, 1964, in Chicago, Ill., daughter of Kenneth Pace of Duluth, Minn., and Linda Herbert, who died in February 2002, she was a waitress manager for Shoney's Restaurant...
Violet Zellner (03/18/02)
EAST PRAIRIE - Violet L. Zellner, 58, formerly of Cypress, Calif., died at 12:01 a.m. March 16, 2002, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Born Sept. 24, 1943, in Mansfield, Texas, daughter of the late William Carl and Luetesue Miller Gosnell, she was a nurse aide in California before retiring and was of the Baptist belief...
Earl Brucker (03/18/02)
CHAFFEE - Earl J. Brucker, 72, died at 6 a.m. March 17, 2002, at his home. Born June 1, 1929, in Cape Girardeau County, son of the late Ambrose and Frances Rose Kirchdoerfer Brucker, he was a self-employed dairy farmer for 53 years and member of Chaffee Elks Lodge 1810...
Arlene Dumey (03/18/02)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Arlene Dumey, 72, died at 8:45 a.m. March 17, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. Born Aug. 2, 1929, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of the late Curtis William and Bertha Thedora Pfefferkorn LeVan, she had been a retail accounting-bookkeeper for Super Value in Scott City. She was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church in Kelso and the church Ladies Sodality. On Nov. 22, 1948, at Kelso, she married Henry Albert Dumey who preceded her in death on Sept. 5, 1994...
Bill Webb (03/18/02)
DEXTER - Bill L. Webb, 73, died March 17, 2002, at Missouri Southern Healthcare. Born July 14, 1928, in Dexter, son of the late Leeman C. "Bill" and Alamae Revelle Webb, he had been a member of the First Baptist Church in Dexter since 1938. He was former co-owner of Allen-Henry Food Brokers of Missouri...
Looking Back 3/18 (03/18/02)
SIKESTON - North Prairie Street is now an unbroken stretch of paving from Center Street north. --- SIKESTON - Miss Margaret Gray Anthony, student at Stephens College in Columbia, was initiated into the Beta Phi Gamma sorority last Friday. NEW MADRID - A Civil War Centennial reenactment of the Siege of New Madrid and the Battle of Island No. 10 will be staged here April 1...
Your View 3/18 (03/18/02)
We read your recent editorial regarding the last meeting of the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission with interest that turned to chagrin. We in the Department of Transportation share your appreciation for Commissioner Duane Michie. In his brief time on the panel he has demonstrated insatiable curiosity, strong business acumen and lots of Missouri down-home common sense. ...
Speakout 3/18 (03/18/02)
I've called in my last call to you folks. You don't get anything right. The newscasters on NBC get $2- to $6 million and you wrote it up "billion." If you had read it before you printed it, you would know that "billion" was just ridiculous. Just errors, errors, errors...