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Stories from Tuesday, April 30, 2002

Two face drug charges (04/30/02)
NEW MADRID - Two people will return to court Thursday to face a string of drug-related charges. Edward (Eddie) A. O'Guin and Traci L. Garza were arrested by New Madrid County sheriff's deputies after a warrant was served Thursday at O'Guin's residence at 530 Mill St. in New Madrid...
Expanded newborn screenings not funded (04/30/02)
SIKESTON - Six years ago, Lee and Cathy Bowman Jr. of Sikeston got some news about their newborn baby that, while serious, would have been devastating if not detected. "We have a child that has a genetic disorder - PKU it's called," said Lee Bowman...
Student built (04/30/02)
SIKESTON - When Sikeston Public Schools Board of Education felt the high school campus needed a facility for hosting activities such as tennis tournaments, the Hall of Fame/Wall of Fame dinner and class reunions they thought who better to accomplish the job than the district's own students...
Jump rope fun (04/30/02)
Warmer weather and a break in the rain allowed for residents to enjoy the outdoors Monday. Several children with their parents along Murray Lane in Sikeston even took time to jump rope.
Kelly 'D' shines in win over Oran (04/30/02)
ORAN -- Kelly reached the .500 mark on Monday, beating Oran 4-2. The Hawks were able to score two runs on errors, and had another great performance in the field to pull out the win. "The boys came out again and gave a strong defensive effort," said Kelly coach John Gant. ...
Red-hot Sikeston chalks up eighth straight victory (04/30/02)
SCOTT CITY - The Sikeston Bulldogs baseball team improved to 13-2 on the season with an 11-3 SEMO Conference victory against Scott City on Monday. The Bulldogs have now won eight straight games and are now 4-2 in league play. The Bulldogs raced out to a 9-0 lead after the first three innings and appeared on the verge of blowing out the Class 2A Rams. But the Bulldog offense stalled over the final four innings...
Golfers headed to state (04/30/02)
FARMINGTON -- A sign of good things to come for Sikeston's golf team happened on Sunday. During a practice round for Monday's district tournament, Jonathan Spence sank a hole-in-one on the number 16 par 3. His good luck obviously rubbed off on his teammates as Sikeston dominated Monday's district event at Eagle Lake with a team score of 314...
Poplar Bluff blanks girls soccer squad (04/30/02)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Sikeston's girls soccer team was defeated by Poplar Bluff on Monday, 10-0. Molly McCann and Andrea Campbell each scored four goals for the Lady Mules, then Sikeston scored two goals for them on missed kicks. "When you play against these tough teams, they're going to score goals," said Sikeston coach Derrick Long. ...
Netters down Charleston (04/30/02)
CHARLESTON - The Sikeston tennis team improved to 10-1 on the season with an 8-1 victory against Charleston on Monday. The Bulldogs have now won 10 straight matches after losing in the season-opener. "We had a good day," said Sikeston head coach Brian James. "Charleston's got a very good team with a very good future. They're young and they're definitely going to be a force to be reckoned with in the next couple of years."...
Essner, Collins no-hit Oran (04/30/02)
ORAN -- Kelly Essner and Michelle Collins combined to throw a no-hitter on Oran Monday, leading Kelly's softball team to its 12th win of the season, 10-0. Essner threw the first three frames, allowing two walks with six strikeouts. Collins pitched the final two, recording one strikeout...
Bob Lane (04/30/02)
SIKESTON - The Rev. Rupert "Bob" Lane, 92, died at 10:05 a.m. April 29, 2002, at the Clearview Nursing Center. Born July 12, 1909, in Anniston, son of the late Samuel and Ollie Lee Griffin Lane, he was a minister for the General Baptist Association for the past 35 years and was the current minister at Elm Grove General Baptist Church in Naylor...
Lena Elledge (04/30/02)
LAKE ST. LOUIS - Lena Jane Elledge, 91, died April 28, 2002, at the Blanchette Place in St. Charles. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Hester Elledge (04/30/02)
MARBLE HILL - Hester A. Elledge, 81, died April 28, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born March 18, 1921, in Marble Hill, daughter of the late Burette and Barbara Bollinger Crader, she was of the Baptist belief. On March 27, 1944, in Corning, Ark., she married Clinton Elledge who survives of the home...
Doyle Horne (04/30/02)
MATTHEWS - Doyle Wayne Horne, 70, died April 26, 2002, at Sells Rest Home. Born Aug. 31, 1931, in Bucoda, son of the late Thomas Elvin and Grace Alice Lemons Horne, he was a veteran of the U.S. Army. On Aug. 5, 1950, in Cardwell, he married Roberta Lancaster who preceded him in death...
Brittany Higgerson (04/30/02)
MARSTON - Brittany Lynn Higgerson, daughter of Joey Higgerson of New Madrid and Jamie Ferguson of Marston, died at birth April 29, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She is also survived by her maternal grandparents, Mary and James Ferguson of Marston; paternal grandparents, Jean and Danny Higgerson of New Madrid; and uncles, Michael Ferguson of Dyersburg, Tenn., and Jeremy Ferguson of Marston...
Births (published 4/30) (04/30/02)
SIKESTON - Daniel Steven and Kiley Marie Adams are the parents of their second and third sons, born April 7, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. When Steven "Wesley" Adams arrived at 6:41 a.m., he weighed 4 pounds, 5 1/2 ounces and was 18 1/4-inches long. Daniel "Keaton" Adams weighed 4 pounds, 6 ounces and was 17-inches long when he was born at 6:42 a.m...
Riley - Roberts (04/30/02)
CARROLLTON, Texas - Steve H. Riley of New Madrid, Mo., and Mary Ella Riley of Wynne, Ark., have announced the engagement of their daughter, Lola Stephanie, to Eli Morris Roberts, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lee Roberts of Tyler and the late Paula Roberts. The future bride is the granddaughter of Martha Riley of New Madrid and the late L.L. ...
Barlow - Kimball (04/30/02)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Vivian Barlow has announced the engagement of her daughter, Danielle Marie, to Gary Ray Kimball Jr., son of Gary and Carol Kimball Sr. of Sikeston. The future bride, a graduate of Cape Central High School, will graduate in May from Southeast Missouri State University with a bachelor of science degree in education. She is employed with the Sikeston Public School District...
Lara - McClarty (04/30/02)
MARSTON - Lisa Robbins has announced the engagement of her daughter, Tricia Lynn Lara, to Joseph Alan McClarty, son of David and Donna McClarty of Lilbourn. The future bride is the stepdaughter of John Robbins of Marston. A 1999 graduate of New Madrid County Central High School, Lara will graduate in 2003 from Maryville University in St. Louis...
Wright - 25th (04/30/02)
SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Lester Gene Wright were honored by their family with a reception on March 30 in celebration of their silver wedding anniversary. The reception was held at the First Church of the Nazarene Family Life Center. Wright and the former Debbie Launius were married April 8, 1977, at the First Church of the Nazarene by the Rev. Eldon Russell...
Perry - 60th (04/30/02)
BERTRAND - Charles and Geraldine Perry were honored with an anniversary dinner April 3 at Ashley's Restaurant in celebration of their 60th wedding anniversary. The event was hosted by their children, Regina and John Irick of Orangeburg, S.C., Karen Julian of Chesapeake, Va., Charles Perry III of Benton, Gary and Teresa Perry of St. Charles, and grandson, Casey Perry of Cape Girardeau...
Looking Back 4/30 (04/30/02)
SIKESTON - More than $70,000 had been raised to pay initial costs incident in the following construction of Missouri Delta Community Hospital Monday at noon. Only $5,000 additional will be required to shoot the mercury in front of the Board of Public Works office past the $75,000 goal set...
Speakout 4/30 (04/30/02)
Once again, our friend Wayne Corse has won the 5K won at the Dogwood-Azalea Festival. He's been the local winner for years and years now, and it seems to me it's time for a new young buck to take Wayne's place. Come on, now. Wayne's in his 50s and is still the fastest man in Charleston. Isn't there anybody in their 20s who can outrun Wayne? Come on, guys. Why'd you practice for a year for and beat Wayne? It looks like he's just too tough for you? Come on. Who can stand up and do the job?...