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Stories from Thursday, May 30, 2002

Dexter man charged with statutory rape (05/30/02)
BLOOMFIELD -- A Dexter man is currently being held in the Stoddard County Jail after being charged with statutory rape Wednesday. According to Sgt. G. Gregory of the Dexter Police Department, Michael Wesley Richardson, 22, was arrested on a Stoddard County felony arrest warrant for the class C Felony of Statutory Rape...
U-Pump-It burglarized (05/30/02)
SIKESTON -- Officers with the Sikeston Department of Public Safety are investigating an early morning break-in at U-Pump-It. According to reports, DPS officers responded to the U-Pump-It just before 6 a.m. when an employee found the window of the front door of the business broken by a rock. The employee then noticed the cash register drawer was open. Missing was an undetermined amount of money...
Free firearm locks are given (05/30/02)
SIKESTON -- Free firearm locks donated by Project HomeSafe were distributed from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Sikeston Wal-Mart in an effort to increase gun safety awareness. "If one of these locks can prevent one death or injury, then the entire funding for the project was worth it," said Dan Fasy, Project HomeSafe representative...
Missouri Foundation for Health to hold forum (05/30/02)
SIKESTON - If you have something to say about health-care needs in your community, the Missouri Foundation for Health is all ears. The first of seven public forums planned by the foundation to gather input on health-care needs is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday at the Ramada Inn...
Oran falters in semifinal game (05/30/02)
COLUMBIA -- When the Oran Eagles reached the Class 1A Final Four, they did it with offense. Little did they know that it was that same offense that would lead to their undoing in their semifinal game with Marion C. Early on Wednesday at the University of Missouri's Taylor Stadium in Columbia...
Bombers bounce Notre Dame in 2A semifinal (05/30/02)
COLUMBIA -- Notre Dame lost its semifinal game to John Burroughs in the first round of the Class 2A Final Four on Wednesday, 5-2. The Bulldogs fell behind 3-0 in the third inning and never could catch up, scoring one run in the fourth and one in the fifth...
Lincoln, Rodgers lead Market Place to blowout victory over Noranda (05/30/02)
SIKESTON -- Here are Wednesday's results from Sikeston Area Youth Baseball: JUNIOR BABE RUTH Market Place 15, Noranda 1 Clay Lincoln and Kyle Rodgers were both 3-for-3, leading Market Place to a 15-1 victory. Ross Merideth was 2-for-2. Ryan Dicus and Zach Brooks also had hits. Merideth and Dicus both pitched for Market Place. Noranda saw hits from Eric Chappell, J.R. Bizzell, Danny Coppage, Jake Vanpool, Tyler Dame and Justin Deere. Bizzell, Deere, and Dame all threw in the loss...
Locals win CAYSA tourney (05/30/02)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston Attack, a 1-2 grade girls soccer team, recently took first place in the CAYSA Tournament in Cape Girardeau. The playoff game against Perryville went into two periods of golden goal overtime. After two periods of overtime the game went into a shootout. Goalie Elizabeth Raines only allowed one goal in six shots. Kristin King and Jessica Menz scored for Sikeston to win 2-1...
Mabel Northcutt (05/30/02)
SIKESTON - Mabel Northcutt, 78, died at her home on May 30, 2002. Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
Barney Martin (05/30/02)
DEXTER - Barney Martin, 90, died May 29, 2002, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Vada Stout (05/30/02)
SIKESTON - Vada Lee Stout, 92, died at 5:30 a.m. May 30, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Medford Livingston (05/30/02)
SIKESTON - Medford Livingston, 77, died May 28, 2002, at his home. Born Oct. 20, 1924, in Holt, Fla., son of the late George Joseph and Mary Gordon Livingston, he was of the Baptist belief. A 30-year veteran of the U.S. Navy, he served during World War II, the Korean War and early in the Vietnam War era, retiring as a gunners mate chief. He worked for the Sikeston Power Plant for 27 years before retiring...
Charlie Fullerton (05/30/02)
DEXTER - Charlie Fullerton, 89, died May 29, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Loyeal Hoskins (05/30/02)
MOREHOUSE - Loyeal Hoskins, 65, died May 29, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Jan. 4, 1937, in Sikeston, son of the late Norman and Abbie Baremore Hoskins, he was a lifelong resident of Morehouse and retired as a diesel mechanic...
Micheal Robinson (05/30/02)
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. - Micheal Steve Robinson, 37, died unexpectedly May 26, 2002, in Hopkinsville. Born July 8, 1964, in Charleston, Mo., son of Bobby Johnson of Charleston and the late Margaret Robinson, he was a 1982 graduate of Charleston High School...
Lois Penrose (05/30/02)
ORAN - Lois Noel Penrose, 67, died at 5 a.m. May 29, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born July 12, 1934, in Sherman, Texas, daughter of the late Jessie Noel, she was a solderer for Western Electric in Dallas, Texas, before retiring and member of Vanduser First Baptist Church...
Sue Miller (05/30/02)
SIKESTON - Sue Miller, 72, died at 3 a.m. May 29, 2002, at her home, following an extended illness. Born July 27, 1929, near East Prairie, daughter of the late Aubrey A. and Myrtle Presson Metheny, she was a 40-year member of Wesley United Methodist Church in Sikeston. ...
Minnie Maloney (05/30/02)
EAST PRAIRIE - Minnie I. Maloney, 75, died at 7:45 a.m. May 30, 2002, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home.
Carroll - Ouderkirk (05/30/02)
DEXTER - Mr. and Mrs. Dean Carroll of Dexter have announced the engagement of their daughter, Mary Elizabeth, to Joseph Donald Ouderkirk, son of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Ouderkirk of Barnett. A 1997 graduate of Dexter High School, the future bride is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon P. Hill, Billie Carroll and J.C. Carroll of Sikeston. She graduated from Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau and is a teacher with the Poplar Bluff Public School District...
Campos - McCracken (05/30/02)
BALLWIN - Mr. and Mrs. Eduardo Campos have announced the engagement of their daughter, Adriana Suzanne, to Ronald Keith McCracken of Manchester, son of Patricia McCracken of New Madrid and Larry McCracken of Princeton, Ky. A 1996 graduate of Parkway High School in Manchester, the future bride graduated in 2001 from Barnes College of Nursing - University of Missouri-St. ...
Looking Back in Time at May 30 (05/30/02)
SIKESTON - Fred Barchers, Poplar Bluff tulip lover, came to Sikeston Wednesday and reported that if there was sufficient "civic interest," he might move here. He recently was given wide publicity as the man with 180,000 tulip bulbs - 625 varieties who shunned commercialization of his crop...
Report undermines 'stolen' vote claims (05/30/02)
Well, well, well. I'm just a bit confused here folks. As I recall, there was a great outcry from the Democratic party over the results of the 2000 presidential election in Florida where the Republicans "stole" the election from Al Gore by turning away thousands of would-be Democratic votes in three southern Florida counties. The Democrats lobbied long and hard over the thousands of disenfranchised voters who were blockaded by police from voting...
SpeakOut 5/30 (05/30/02)
I'm calling about the water situation in the eastern part of Sikeston. I live on Pam Street. In the 10 years we've lived here, I've never seen water like this. Today is May 21 and we have stagnant water in our back yard. The ditch is still overflowing behind our house. ...