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Stories from Wednesday, May 8, 2002

Two arrested after shooting (05/08/02)
SIKESTON - Two Sikeston men were arrested in connection with Monday's shooting incident in Sikeston. According to Sikeston Department of Public Safety Director Drew Juden, the incident took place in the 800 block of Ruth Street. Witnesses reported shots were fired after an argument involving approximately 10 people at 808 Ruth St. According to reports, two persons had guns and fired about 30 rounds in the heavily populated neighborhood...
College has ideas to market county (05/08/02)
BENTON - Scott County commissioners will meet at Southeast Missouri State University's Dempster Hall Thursday afternoon to hear ideas on how best to market Scott County. Jim Schwaninger, Scott County economic developer, passed out university visitors' parking passes at Tuesday's county commission meeting and discussed what commissioners can expect to hear during the presentations...
Food to be collected for families in need (05/08/02)
SIKESTON - Before dropping a letter in your mail box Saturday, grab an extra can of food or two and help stamp out hunger. The 10th Annual Letter Carriers Food Drive provides a simple way for residents to help families in need in their own communities. ...
Practice makes perfect (05/08/02)
Sikeston Junior High School eigth grade orchestra member Chelsie Noles practices Tuesday afternoon for the upcoming Senior High and Junior High School Spring Concert. The concert will be held May 14 at the Field House staring at 7 p.m.
Sikeston netters hope to defend district crown (05/08/02)
SIKESTON - The Class 1A-3A District 1 tennis tournament will kick things off tomorrow at Sikeston High School and the Sikeston Country Club. The Sikeston Bulldogs will be favored to repeat as district champions this year with the top-seeded singles and doubles players...
Oberkramer, Clayton post wins on local race tracks (05/08/02)
SIKESTON -- After nearly three weeks of being idle because of rain, SEMO Motor Speedway took to the track this past Saturday. A total of 57 entries were recorded overall of Karts and Micro Sprints. Les Riley, of Benton, Ky., dominated the A-Class in the micros, while David Dejournett, of Essex, and Mike Craft, of Cape Girardeau, did battle all afternoon in wheel to wheel action...
Mary Klutts (05/08/02)
SIKESTON - Mary Elna Klutts, 83, died at 5:20 a.m. May 6, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born March 10, 1919, in Portageville, daughter of the late William and Minnie Gilbow Warth, she had been a retail sales clerk for Blum's Department Store, P.N. ...
Arthur Johnson (05/08/02)
BERNIE - Arthur Dale Johnson, 80, died May 7, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 14, 1921, at Bernie, son of the late Arthur "Jack" and Evadne Smith Johnson, he was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He retired as a quality controller for General Motors in Flint, Mich., and was a member of the American Legion at Malden...
Delores Gilooly (05/08/02)
DEXTER - Pallbearers at services conducted Tuesday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Delores Gilooly, 81, who died May 4, 2002, were: Jerry Duncan, Donald Laird, Kevin McClung, Eugene McClung, Greg Morrow and Keith Duncan.
Charles Moore (05/08/02)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services conducted Tuesday at Ponder Funeral Home for William Charles Moore, 75, who died May 4, 2002, were: Ted Roberts, Hale Harrell, Walter Campbell, Charles Presson, Howard Tony and Jeff Day.
Vera Rollins (05/08/02)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Vera M. Nabors Rollins, 64, died May 6, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Born June 9, 1937, in Waverly, Ark., daughter of the late Rev. J.L. and Grace Mocassin Nabors, she lived in Missouri for more than 55 years and attended Lincoln School in Sikeston and was a private duty nurse. She was a member of the House of Prayer Church in Cape Girardeau, where she served as a missionary, Sunday school teacher and usher...
Elmer Spangler (05/08/02)
BLOOMFIELD - Elmer Charles Spangler, 85, died May 7, 2002, in Sikeston. Born Oct. 15, 1916, in Acorn Ridge, son of the late Henry and Versie Ramsey Spangler, he lived in the Bloomfield community most of his life, where he was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church. ...
Haskell Bowman (05/08/02)
CHARLESTON - Pallbearers at services scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday at McMikle Funeral Home for Haskell Bowman, 83, of Wyatt, who died May 7, 2002, will be: Steven Hodges, Adam Russell, Robert Bowman, Charlie Baugh, Garland Nelson and David Stephens...
Looking Back 5/8 (05/08/02)
SIKESTON - The senior play will be "Good Morning" this year. It will be presented May 19. Cast members are: Billy Grant, Russell Wilson, Betty Buckles, Betty Limbaugh, John Hahn, Bob McCord, Kay Sutton, Joe Arbaugh, Charles Mitchell, Mary Lankford, Imogene Carmody, Beauton Harper, Anthea Moore and Castor Alsup...
Condemn ACLU, not those halting crime (05/08/02)
To manufacture methamphetamine, so I'm told, you need a number of ingredients including many that can be purchased at retail stores. I read where cold pills, rubbing alcohol, batteries and other common ingredients are somehow combined in the manufacture of meth. And some of the ingredients such as farm chemicals are often stolen. Our area should know since Missouri is one of the top meth producers in the nation...
Speakout 5/8 (05/08/02)
Hello. I would like to begin by saying that I have lived around the Sikeston area since 1955 and I have seen Sikeston grow and try different things to grow. It would take little spurts go forward then slow down. I'm proud to see you people getting the Charter form of government but there is three things that if you don't tackle wholeheartedly after you get this Charter-form of government going it ain't going to work, it ain't going to be worth all that effort. ...