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Stories from Tuesday, April 9, 2002

Accident investigated (04/09/02)
A Sikeston man was injured in a one-vehicle accident Monday afternoon on U.S. 61, one mile south of Sikeston. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol the accident occurred at 2:45 p.m. when Antionio Applewhite, 25, was passing on the right shoulder, lost control of the northbound vehicle he was driving and overturned in a field. Applewhite sustained moderate injuries and was taken to Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston by a personal vehicle....
Man commits suicide during arrest attempt (04/09/02)
BENTON - A Chaffee man committed suicide Friday as officers were attempting to arrest him. According to Assistant Scott County Prosecutor Paul Boyd, 14 felony charges were filed against G.C. Harrell Jr., 54. The charges included eight counts of statutory sodomy, four counts of promoting child pornography and two counts of sexual misconduct involving a child. The charges came about after a detailed investigation involving the Chaffee Police Department...
Dogwood-Azalea Schedule of Events (04/09/02)
9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Open House, Hearnes Museum; 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Molly French Garden Club Plant Sale, Shelby Home; 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Church Open Houses, five locations; 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Quilt Show, St. Henry's School; 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Gourmet Box Lunch, Susanna Wesley FLC;...
Local festival just around the corner (04/09/02)
CHARLESTON - Spring, as well as patriotism, is in the air for the city of Charleston. In light of the events of Sept. 11, "America the Beautiful," was suggested by a Charleston citizen as the theme for the 34th Annual Dogwood-Azalea Festival scheduled for April 18-21. The festival is sponsored by the Charleston Chamber of Commerce...
Chaffee holds off Scott City (04/09/02)
CHAFFEE - The Chaffee Red Devils baseball team posted a 6-4 victory against Scott City on Monday. The Red Devils led 6-1 heading into the seventh inning but the Rams rallied to cut the lead to 6-4. Chase Eskew relieved Zac Horman and recorded the final two outs to pick up the save...
SHS tennis team rolls (04/09/02)
DEXTER - The Sikeston tennis team posted a 6-0 win over the Dexter Bearcats on Monday in a match that was shortened due to rain. Only the top three singles players and all three doubles matches were able to get in before the rains came. In singles, Stephen Pobst beat Amos Smith 8-0; Adam Hahs beat Chris Robinson 8-5; and Ryne Vickery beat Drew Wethington 8-1...
Sikeston routs Dexter, 13-2 (04/09/02)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston Bulldogs baseball team posted its second consecutive big win on Monday afternoon with a 13-2, five-inning win against the Dexter Bearcats at VFW Stadium. It's the Bulldogs' second win in a row by 10-run rule after last week's 12-0 win over Poplar Bluff...
Hoosiers tournament run nets him $25,000 prize in bracketbucks competition (04/09/02)
For the second time in four years, a contestant from Indiana has won top honors and the accompanying $25,000 grand prize in the BRACKETBUCKS Basketball Contest in conjunction with the NCAA Basketball Tournament. The contest was carried last month in this newspaper and about 100 others nationwide...
Tracksters place second at Jackson Invitational (04/09/02)
JACKSON - The Sikeston track and field team took second place in the 16-team Jackson Invitational on Saturday. The Bulldogs finished with 91 points behind first place Poplar Bluff, which tallied 142 points. Perryville was third with 69 points. "I really thought the competition was real stiff with 16 teams," said Sikeston head coach Jerry Dement. ...
Elmer Clark (04/09/02)
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Elmer E. Clark, 88, died April 7, 2002, at his home. Born June 19, 1913, in Myrtle, Mo., son of the late Barney and Katie Michael Clark, he lived in California before moving to Fayetteville 23 years ago. He was a retired carpenter...
Tillie Pobst (04/09/02)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Tillie Mae Pobst, 91, died at 5:30 a.m. April 8, 2002, at the Ratliff Care Center. Born July 25, 1910, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of the late Lawrence and Effie Knight Pobst Sr., she had been a seamstress at Ely Walker and worked for Florsheim Shoe Company for 32 years before retiring in 1974. She was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church in Commerce...
Ruthie Lacey (04/09/02)
ESSEX - Ruthie Lacey, 57, died April 8, 2002, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born March 8, 1945, in Dardnelle, Ark., daughter of the late James Franklin and Margaret Howard Ross, she lived in Essex most of her life. She retired as a sewing machine operator for the Brown Shoe Company in Bernie and was a member of the Olive Branch General Baptist Church near Essex...
Bea Williamson (04/09/02)
ST. LOUIS - Emma Beatrice Williamson, 83, formerly of Sikeston, died at 1:05 a.m. April 8, 2002, at Integrated Health Services in Valley Park. Born Sept. 3, 1918, in Bernie, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Christine York Stanley. On Jan. 3, 1940, in Vanduser, she married William P. "Jack" Williamson who preceded her in death on May 3, 1996...
Albert Masters (04/09/02)
MOSCOW MILLS - Albert Masters, 84, formerly of East Prairie, died at 5:46 p.m. April 8, 2002, at Lincoln County Memorial Hospital in Troy. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Curtis Cantrell (04/09/02)
PUXICO - Pallbearers at services conducted today at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Curtis Cantrell, 82, who died April 6, 2002, were: Bub Yates, Gary Wilfong, Bob Braswell, Don Dortch, Tom Clubb and Billy Clark.
Ruthelia Owsley (04/09/02)
FULTON, Ky. - Ruthelia Owsley, 70, formerly of Graves County, died at 8:45 p.m. April 7, 2002, at Hunter Acres Caring Center in Sikeston, Mo. Born Jan. 24, 1932, in Obion County, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Omar Owsley and Grace Wilson Owsley; and foster daughter of the late Lessie Midyett...
Paul Adams (04/09/02)
EAST PRAIRIE - Paul Clayton Adams, 57, died at 6:50 a.m. April 9, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home.
Marguerite Hayden (04/09/02)
PARK RIDGE, Ill. - Marguerite Heath Hayden, 88, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died April 8, 2002, at the Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Births (04/09/02)
EAST PRAIRIE - Jon and Leslie Archie are the parents of their fourth child, second son, born at 1:11 p.m. March 9, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Slade Christian Archie weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces and was 19-inches long. Mrs. Archie is the daughter of Jim and Ronnie Blumenberg...
Wimberley - Shanle (04/09/02)
SIKESTON - Lisa Michele Wimberley and Michael Vernon Shanle exchanged wedding vows in a 2 p.m. ceremony Jan. 26, 2002, at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church before the Rev. Stephen Schneider. Reader was Joseph Caruso of Auburn, Ill., and offertory gift bearers were Pam Caruso and Nicole Caruso of Auburn...
LaCoste - Chambers (04/09/02)
LAFAYETTE, La. - Warren and Kaye LaCoste have announced the engagement of their daughter, Brandi, to Zach Chambers, son of Tim and Charline Chambers of Sikeston, Mo. The future bride graduated in 1998 from the University of Louisiana. Chambers is a 1999 graduate of Vanderbilt University at Nashville, Tenn...
Adams - McGill (04/09/02)
SIKESTON - Rick Adams and Mary Carolyn Adams have announced the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Suzanne, to Sean Andrew "Andy" McGill, son of Jana Walker of Sikeston and Stan and Laurie McGill of Garland, Texas. A 1995 graduate of Sikeston High School, Adams graduated in 1999 from the University of Missouri-Columbia and is a teacher with Sikeston Public Schools...
Williams - Martinez (04/09/02)
SIKESTON - Tina Williams and Richard Martinez have announced their engagement. The future bride is the daughter of Edwin and Patricia Williams of New Madrid. She is employed by the Semo Health Network. Her fiance, son of Delbert and Mary Ann Morgan of Sikeston, is employed by Louis Dreyfus...
Dixon - Hopkins (04/09/02)
EAST PRAIRIE - Mr. and Mrs. Samuel A. Moore of East Prairie and Don Dixon of Sikeston have announced the engagement of their daughter, Nancy "Beth," to Marcus Hopkins, son of John Hopkins of Holcomb and the late Nelda Hopkins. The future bride graduated in 1993 from East Prairie High School and is a customer service representative at First State Community Bank in Portageville...