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Stories from Wednesday, April 17, 2002

City may have to make cuts (04/17/02)
SIKESTON - Unless Sikeston comes up with a new source of revenue, the city will need to cut positions or services in the near future. Members of Sikeston's city council began their review of the city's budget for Fiscal Year 2003 with a presentation by Doug Friend, city manager. The city's fiscal year runs from July 1 to June 30, 2003...
Try it out (04/17/02)
Members of the Sikeston Department of Public Safety tested the reach of an E-One Platform fire engine Tuesday afternoon at The First National Bank in Sikeston. DPS officials tested the unit to determine if the platform engine will benefit the city in an emergency situation....
Day camp more than being away from home (04/17/02)
SIKESTON - Sometimes it can be a little tough trying to work everything into a few short summer months. But amid all the hustle and bustle, local and area girls always seem to make room for an event that has become a tradition in many families. Happy Trails Day Camp is about more than getting away from home for the day. It's a way of getting back to nature, learning new things and having a variety of experiences...
Armed robber arrested (04/17/02)
SIKESTON -- An investigation of an armed robbery by the Sikeston Department of Public Safety has ended with an arrest of a Bernie man. The robbery occurred at the U-Pump-It convenience store at the corner of Prairie and Malone at around 7:20 p.m. Friday when a man brandished a saw blade at an employee...
Scott County accepts bid to receive a new E-911 call recorder (04/17/02)
BENTON - Scott Count commissioners accepted the bid for a new Emergency-911 call recorder from Voicelogger of Enid, Okla., during Tuesday's county commission meeting. Voicelogger was the low bidder offering their system for $7,900. Also bidding were Voice Print, which bid a $14,000 system, and Bus Com, which priced theirs at $13,850...
Robey no-no's Scott City (04/17/02)
SCOTT CITY -- NMCC's Heather Robey went head to head with Scott City's Shana Wadlington on Tuesday in a battle between two of Southeast Missouri's top pitchers. Robey came out on top, leading the Lady Eagles to an 8-0 victory in seven innings. She threw her fifth no-hitter of the season, allowing three walks with 13 strikeouts...
Red Devil Classics set (04/17/02)
CHAFFEE -- The 2002 Red Devils Baseball and Softball Classic tournaments will take place Friday and Saturday at Chaffee fields. In baseball, the championship appears to be up for grabs. Dexter, Oran, Scott City, NMCC and the host school all have a shot at going the distance...
Sikeston's golfers tame Kennett course (04/17/02)
KENNETT - Sikeston's golf team traveled to Kennett on Tuesday and participated in a triangular match with Doniphan and Kennett. The Bulldogs won with a score of 151, followed by Doniphan at 182 and Kennett at 182. "I was proud of our team today," said Sikeston coach Rick Oetting. "Kennett is the type of course that can create havoc on a player. It's not a long course, but if you don't use your head, it'll add two strokes a hole to your game."...
Dexter pulls away late against East Prairie (04/17/02)
DEXTER - The Dexter Bearcats used a six-run sixth inning to defeat the East Prairie Eagles on Tuesday, 11-3. Dexter (8-2) fell behind 3-0 in the bottom of the first inning when starter Geoff Mouser gave up three runs in 2/3 of an inning. He walked three, hit a batter and gave up a two-run home run before being pulled...
SHS boys win triangular (04/17/02)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston boys track and field team won a triangular on Tuesday against Notre Dame and Charleston at SPS Stadium. The Bulldogs finished with 114 points. Notre Dame took second place with 60 points, followed by Charleston's nine points...
SHS boys win triangular (04/17/02)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston boys track and field team won a triangular on Tuesday against Notre Dame and Charleston at SPS Stadium. The Bulldogs finished with 114 points. Notre Dame took second place with 60 points, followed by Charleston's nine points...
Marylian Streiff (04/17/02)
SIKESTON - Marylian Streiff, 75, died April 17, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home.
Deborah Bowman (04/17/02)
ZALMA - Deborah Diane Bowman, 47, died April 16, 2002, at the Advance Nursing Center. Born Aug. 15, 1954, in Advance, daughter of Glenn and Shirley Kennedy Ladd of Zalma, she was a medical records secretary for the Community Counseling Center in Marble Hill and member of the Zalma General Baptist Church...
Velma Oldham (04/17/02)
EAST PRAIRIE - Velma Oldham, 88, died at 12:35 p.m. April 15, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Oct. 27, 1913, in East Prairie, daughter of the late Herman and Floye O'Dell Smith Daniel, she lived in East Prairie all her life where she was a member of the First Christian Church. Before retiring, she had worked as an aide at the Martin Elementary School, was a secretary for Shelby Funeral Home and had also worked at the Susanna Wesley Learning Center...
John Misouria (04/17/02)
LILBOURN - John Misouria, 69, died April 12, 2002, at the Beverly Healthcare in New Madrid. Born Feb. 9, 1933, in Marston, son of the late John and Clora Misouria, he worked at Noranda Aluminum in Marston and Pikey's Gin in Conran before retiring. He was of the Baptist belief...
Larry Burden (04/17/02)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services conducted at 10:30 a.m. today at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church for Larry F. Burden, 60, who died April 15, 2002, were: Don Newton, L.D. Seagraves, Charles Gardner, Doyle Stokes, Bill Stokes, Larry Nickell, Justin Brown and Phil Boyer...
Births (04/17/02)
SIKESTON - Bridgette Martinez and Rogelio Navarro are the parents of their third child, second daughter, Victoria Ya'Jaira Navarro, born at 12:59 p.m. March 27, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Maternal grandparents are Evelyn Renee Medina and Daniel Medina...
Looking Back 4/17 (04/17/02)
SIKESTON - More than $64,000 had been raised Thursday as a local contribution toward construction of Missouri Delta Community Hospital and to meet a possible deficit during the first year. The goal is $75,000. SIKESTON - Miss Linda Kay Long, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Long of Grayridge, was crowned the 1962 queen of Stoddard County Farm Bureau at the Farm Bureau Insurance Party last Saturday night. Miss Long is a sophomore at Richland Senior High School...
Fully fund state's education programs (04/17/02)
By now you've heard that the state of Missouri is struggling with an unbalanced budget. That means that many state programs are in jeopardy of budget cuts and some select programs may well end a slow and painful death. Now all of this news isn't bad because some of these programs needed strict review while others should have been axed years ago...
Speakout 4/17 (04/17/02)
I am looking for a custodian or handyman job. If anyone out there needs help, please put your number in SpeakOut. I was going to buy a set of tools at Kmart a few days ago. The price was $32 and 10 percent off. I went back to buy it and they marked it up to $39 with 10 percent off. That just don't seem like the way to go out of business...