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Stories from Sunday, April 7, 2002

Sikeston students prepare to take MAP test (04/07/02)
SIKESTON - Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) testing begins for the Sikeston R-VI school district on April 15; however, some schools in the state began testing on April 8, due to MAP's testing window of April 8 through May 10. Schools aren't the only places where MAP discussion is taking place. ...
Hospice training sessions to be given (04/07/02)
SIKESTON - Helping someone through the final stages of life is an honor like no other. Now it's a privilege local and area residents are invited to experience. The Visiting Nurse Association of Southeast Missouri Hospice will host a two-day volunteer training session from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 13 and 20 at the VNA Office, 1218 Linn St. to teach individuals not only how to help someone who's dying, but the family as well...
Juden's first year was enjoyable, challenging (04/07/02)
SIKESTON -- Unrest in the west end, standoffs, manhunts, seeing a fellow officer shot and large fires are all encounters Drew Juden has faced in his first year as director of the Sikeston Department of Public Safety. Yet, through it all, Juden has thrived in the role...
Sikeston girls place second at East Prairie Invitational (04/07/02)
EAST PRAIRIE - The Sikeston girls track team took second place in the eight-team East Prairie Invitational on Friday. Sikeston, which won the track meet the previous two years, finished five points behind Scott City, which had 128 points. Charleston came in third with 102 points...
Oran blisters Charleston, 25-8 (04/07/02)
ORAN -- Nathan Seyer blasted a three-run homer in the bottom of the fourth inning Friday, leading Oran to a 25-8 win over Charleston in five innings. Seyer finished the game 4-for-4 with six RBIs. Tyler Nelson pitched the first three innings for Oran and struggled in the second frame, as Charleston took a surprising 7-2 lead on the 1A power. The Eagles were able to rally though, eventually forcing the mercy rule...
Jackson wins error-filled game (04/07/02)
NEW MADRID - In a game that saw nearly as many errors as hits and runs, the Jackson Indians held on to defeat New Madrid County Central on Friday afternoon 9-5. The two teams combined for 11 errors in the contest but it was the Indians that capitalized on the miscues...
Lorraine Brown (04/07/02)
BERNIE - Lorraine Marie Brown, 83, died April 5, 2002, at the Missouri Southern Health Care Hospital in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home.
Dorothy Chadd (04/07/02)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services conducted Friday at Ponder Funeral Home for Dorothy Chadd, 88, who died April 2, 2002, were: Billy Chadd, Donny Chadd, Lance Chadd, Johnny Chadd, Kenneth Sadler, James Kennedy, Ron Templeton and Bobby Kennedy.
Juil Conner (04/07/02)
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Juil W. Conner, 80, formerly of Dexter, Mo., died April 5, 2002, at the I.H.S. Nursing Home. Born May 5, 1921, at Dexter, son of the late Calvin and Charlotte Tetetion Conner, he was retired from the U.S. Army. On Nov. 6, 1941, in Paragould, Ark., he married Nelma Ruth Conner who preceded him in death on Nov. 19, 1973...
Helen Jones (04/07/02)
DEXTER - Helen Jones, 89, died April 5, 2002, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare Hospital. Born Nov. 1, 1912, at Morganfield, Ky., daughter of the late James and Ethel Hendrickson Livers, she lived in Dexter for 60 years. She retired as a nurse from St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau and was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Dexter...
Jerry Wyatt (04/07/02)
ELKTON, Ky. - Jerry Lynn Wyatt, 61, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died at 8 a.m. April 5, 2002, at his home following an extended illness. Born March 4, 1941, at Sikeston, son of Elsie N. Nelson Wyatt of Sikeston and the late J.E. Wyatt, he was a 1959 graduate of Sikeston High School and served in the U.S. ...
Looking Back 4/7 (04/07/02)
SIKESTON - Construction activity was accelerated in March. City permits were issued for six residential and commercial projects, which will cost about $14,350 to complete. SIKESTON - General Manager Roy Bone of the Sikeston Chamber of Commerce has been notified that he was elected as the Missouri director on the Board of Directors of the Southern Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives...
Sikeston is entering a very critical time (04/07/02)
The voters have spoken and Sikeston has become the 33rd city in Missouri to adopt a charter form of government. I was most certainly not surprised by the election results but I was somewhat impressed with the large margin of support given the charter. I would, and did, guess that a much closer vote would have approved the charter...
Speakout 4/7 (04/07/02)
What happens to past local high school athletes who enter the college level after the first year? An article on Amy Arteme (from Kelly High School in Benton) leaving high school track and cross country sports to move up a level to run for Southeast Missouri State University back in 1998, was a super article by Lance Hanlin. ...