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Stories from Monday, April 15, 2002

Eye for art (04/15/02)
Roxanne Wilson carefully applies a basecoat to one of the flower pots which will be among the items sold during the Immaculate Conception Catholic School's annual plant and flower sale on April 20 in New Madrid. Wilson and other students in New Madrid County Central's art fundamentals classes are painting the flower pots as community service project. ...
Concert will honor victims (04/15/02)
CHARLESTON - The 22nd Annual National Crime Victims' Rights Week is set for April 21-27. Employees of the Southeast Correctional Center, area criminal justice and law enforcement agencies, along with service providers for area victims of crime, have joined together to salute this year's theme, "Brining Honor to Victims."...
Auditioning for 'Alice in Wonderland' (04/15/02)
The Sikeston Little Theatre concluded auditions Saturday for their upcoming play "Alice in Wonderland." Over 60 children, in grades three through 12, auditioned for the play which will open in June at the Imogene Ruth Albritton Mayer Center for the Arts....
Sikeston wins tournament (04/15/02)
PARAGOULD, Ark. -- The Sikeston Bulldogs baseball team clinched its fourth straight Greene County Tech Tournament championship on Saturday with a 6-2 victory against the host school. Sikeston (8-2) defeated Paragould earlier on Saturday 10-0 in six innings. The Bulldogs outscored their three opponents in the tournament 31-2 over the weekend...
Finis Hogue (04/15/02)
SIKESTON - Finis B. Hogue, 78, died at 2:28 p.m. April 14, 2002, at the Clearview Nursing Center. Born Nov. 28, 1923, in Leoma, Tenn., son of the late William James and Martha Elizabeth Willis Hogue, he had been a member of the First Church of God in East Prairie...
Darrell Ward (04/15/02)
DEXTER - Pallbearers at services conducted Sunday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Darrell R. Ward, 61, who died April 12, 2002, were: Henry Hinton, Daril Lovins, Mark Candau, Mike Ward, Ron Wunderlich, Mark Wunderlich and Justin Candau.
Geneva Childers (04/15/02)
MARION, Ill. - Geneva Lee Childers, 78, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died April 15, 2002, at Fountains Nursing Center in Marion. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Larry Burden (04/15/02)
SIKESTON - Larry Burden died at 6:20 a.m. April 15, 2002, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Toleitha Davis (04/15/02)
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Toleitha Gale Presley Davis, 58, formerly of Sikeston and East Prairie, Mo., died at 7:20 p.m. April 13, 2002, at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis. Born Nov. 20, 1943, in East Prairie, daughter of Calvin and Almeda Cutliph Presley of Panama City Beach, Fla., she lived in Memphis most of her life. ...
Elmer Blattel (04/15/02)
SCOTT CITY - Elmer Phillip Blattel, 87, died at 10:55 a.m. April 14, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 2, 1914, in Ancell, son of the late Fred and May Collie Blattel, he was a salesman for Tom's Chips, had been a salesman for Suedekum Hardware, and was manager of a Rhodes 101 Truck Stop before retiring. A member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and VFW Post 6407 in Scott City, he was also a U.S. Army veteran of World War II...
Ella Williams (04/15/02)
WYATT - Ella Mae Williams, 79, died at 2:15 a.m. April 14, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born May 5, 1922, in Mississippi County, daughter of the late Grover C. and Della D. Miller Brumley, she lived in Wyatt most of her life and was a member of the Wyatt Baptist Church. She had been employed at Brown Shoe Company in Charleston and retired as a sales clerk for the White Elephant Outlet in Sikeston...
Floyd Bostic (04/15/02)
BLOOMFIELD - Floyd Eugene Bostic, 73, died April 14, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Jan. 25, 1929, at Zalma, son of the late Ben and Katherine Knuckles Bostic, he worked for the Hudson Furniture Store in Cape Girardeau for 20 years before retiring...
Births (04/15/02)
ORAN - Thomas Paul and Katrina Strobel Kluesner are the parents of their third son, born at 7:33 a.m. March 26, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Dallas Strobel Kluesner weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19-inches long. Mrs. Kluesner is the former Katrina Strobel, daughter of Larry and Kay Strobel of Bell City. She is a chemistry teacher for Dexter Public Schools...
Looking Back 4/15 (04/15/02)
SIKESTON - The theme of the school May Fete this year will be "Children's Literature." It will be held at the high school May 8. There will be 402 children in the performance. Marion Miller and Sarah Ann Mitchell will be the directors. SIKESTON - A preliminary hearing for Alberta Davis was held before Judge M.E. ...
Thanks, Doc (04/15/02)
I have debated on writing this letter ever since the breaking news was seen on KFVS. However, I cannot sit idly by and watch the reputation and career of a fine and upstanding doctor be destroyed by a couple of people breaking the law. Dr. Stephen Segal has been my physician for two years. ...
Speakout 4/15 (04/15/02)
I farm and own land south and east of Sikeston on what we call "swift ditch." Swift ditches is the only drainage for Miner, and everything east and south of Sikeston, including the Mini-Farms area. Extensive roads, parking lots and residential and commercial developments for the last 20 to 30 years have been developed with no regard to increased drainage. ...