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Stories from Tuesday, May 7, 2002

SHS student newspaper earns high honor (05/07/02)
SIKESTON - Sikeston Senior High may not be the largest school in the state, but what it lacks in size it makes up for in student achievement. Take the Bulldog Barker for example. Recently it earned All-Missouri for 2002. The first-place state award recognizes outstanding achievement in individual reporting, layout design and photography as well as overall coverage by newspaper and yearbook staffs...
Year will serve as test run for city (05/07/02)
SIKESTON - This year will serve as a "test run" for many of the changes to city government mandated by the Home Rule Charter. City Manager Doug Friend said city staff will incorporate changes made to the budget process in the Home Rule Charter this year to help them "get in the habit" of meeting its deadlines even though they are not bound to do so by law until next year...
Golfers place third in inaugural tourney (05/07/02)
SIKESTON -- The first ever SEMO Conference Golf Tournament took place at the Bootheel Golf Club in Sikeston on Monday. The event, organized by New Madrid County Central coach Sherry Copeland, was an overwhelming success and will become an annual event...
SEMO Conference blowout! (05/07/02)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - After a good day in the batting cages Monday afternoon, the Sikeston Bulldogs baseball knew their bats would be ready for Jackson in the championship game of the SEMO Conference Tournament later that night. But nobody could've expected the 17-0 blowout the third-seeded Bulldogs put on the fourth-seeded Indians at Capaha Field...
Josephine Cowell (05/07/02)
ST. LOUIS - Josephine Lucille Cowell, 82, died May 4, 2002, at her home. Born June 29, 1919, in Sikeston, daughter of the late John Hypolite and Lilly Mae Andres Halter, she was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. On Oct. 24, 1937, in Caruthersville, she married John R. Cowell who survives of the home...
Pauline Maddox (05/07/02)
PUXICO - Pallbearers at services conducted Monday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Pauline Ridenour Maddox, 79, who died May 3, 2002, were: Bob Hardin, Bill Little, Travis Maddox, Buddy Maddox Jr., Darrell Miller and James A. Miller.
Mary Klutts (05/07/02)
SIKESTON - Mary E. Klutts, 83, died May 6, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Blanchard Funeral Chapel.
Haskell Bowman (05/07/02)
WYATT - Haskell Bowman, 83, died at 12:15 a.m. May 7, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born April 19, 1919, at Dardanelle, Ark., son of the late John Carey and Rosa Cossey Bowman, he was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and lived in Wyatt most of his life. He was head machinist in the fitting room for the Brown Shoe Company in Charleston for 37 years and was a member of the Wyatt Baptist Church...
Joe James (05/07/02)
SIKESTON - Joe James, 78, died May 3, 2002, at his home. Born July 2, 1923, in Bethel Springs, Tenn., son of the late C.J. and Lillie Russom James, he was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served during World War II. He founded the Miner Police Department, was a school bus driver for 13 years and a self-employed farmer before retiring. He was of the Baptist belief...
George Weber Gilmore Sr. (05/07/02)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the First Christian Church for George Weber Gilmore Sr., 82, who died May 5, 2002, will be: Jon Gilmore, H. Marvin Gilmore Jr., G.W. Gilmore III, Boyd Green, Brian Green and Charles Atchison...
Wiseman - Bennett (05/07/02)
LOWNDES - Heather Wiseman and Shannon Bennett have announced their engagement. The future bride is the daughter of David Wiseman and Judy Wiseman of Advance and granddaughter of Clarence and Dorothy Meyers of Gypsy, Evelyn Wiseman of Advance and the late Otis Wiseman. A 2000 graduate of Advance High School, she is employed by Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau...
Owen - Forehand (05/07/02)
ORAN - Gennifer Ann Owen and William Daniel "Danny" Forehand Jr. have announced their engagement. The future bride is the daughter of David and Glenda Owen of Richmond and her fiance is the son of Dan and Margie Forehand Sr. of Repton, Ala. Wedding plans are under way for a 2 p.m. ceremony June 8 at Guardian Angel Catholic Church in Oran...
Looking Back 5/7 (05/07/02)
SIKESTON - Sixth graders Velda Bridges and Helen Terrell won certificates in the annual handwriting proficiency contest. The event is conducted by the Palmer School. --- CHAFFEE - Lyman Oliver announced his candidacy for the Democratic nomination for Scott county prosecuting attorney. Oliver is a former Sikeston resident...
Legal Services' bill should be approved (05/07/02)
In the closing days of the Missouri legislative session, there's a bill that would provide some much-needed funding for the state's Legal Services and the cost would be paid for by a minimal increase in the filing fees for court cases. The bill has passed the House Judiciary committee and hopefully will not get lost in the closing hours of the session...
Speakout 5/7 (05/07/02)
OK Sports Department, two days in a row, Monday and Tuesday, the 29th and 30th papers, no baseball standings. What kind of paper are you running anyway? Come on, get with it. I am a patient of Dr. Dewayne Hansen. He is a surgeon at the Ferguson Clinic. ...