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Stories from Friday, May 31, 2002

Ground broken for dialysis center (05/31/02)
SIKESTON - The long-awaited Sikeston Jaycee Renal Dialysis Center came a step closer to construction after breaking ground today. Officials representing the Sikeston Jaycees, the Missouri Delta Medical Center Board of Trustees and other benefactors celebrated the beginning of construction on the building which will not only house the MDMC Dialysis Unit but also a rural health clinic and the Sikeston Public Schools Practical Nursing Program...
Safety is important when traveling during summer (05/31/02)
SIKESTON -- With the weather warming up and summer creeping around the corner, many people will occupy the highways over the next couple of months. Whether traveling with family, friends or alone, there are a few, basic safety tips that every driver and passenger should be aware of...
Muddy fun (05/31/02)
Elizabeth Halbert, 7, pushes her friends Aaron Germain, 2, and Anna Germain, 6, on the merry-go-round surrounded by water at the Sikeston Sports Complex Thursday afternoon. With the hot and humid conditions outside their mothers didn't mind them getting wet and muddy...
Mississippi County requests public facilities help (05/31/02)
CHARLESTON - Having been included among the additional counties declared disaster areas, Mississippi County has added its name to the list of those requesting federal aid for public facilities damaged by the recent flooding. Jim Blumenberg, presiding commissioner, said during Thursday's county commission meeting that Mississippi County must have a minimum of about $38,000 in damage to be considered for public aid according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency's formula...
Nunnelee tourney draws record-high 112 entries (05/31/02)
SIKESTON -- The 12th Annual Ed Nunnelee Memorial Tennis Tournament starts today and runs through Sunday at the Sikeston High School and Sikeston Country Club tennis courts. A record 112 entrants have signed up for this year's event. "This is the biggest tournament we've had," said organizer Tom Nunnelee, brother of the late Ed Nunnelee. ...
Oran wins third-place game (05/31/02)
COLUMBIA -- Despite feeling a little blue from Wednesday's disappointing showing in the MSHSAA Class 1A semifinals, Oran's baseball team showed why it belonged among the final four teams in Columbia on Thursday. The Eagles scored four runs in the bottom of the first inning to propel the team to a 7-3 win against Sacred Heart in the Class 1A third place game at Taylor Stadium on the campus of the University of Missouri...
Droddy, Jaycees blister Lewis (05/31/02)
SIKESTON -- Here are Thursday's results from Sikeston Area Youth Baseball: NATIONAL LEAGUE Jaycees 14, Lewis 1 Droddy was 3-for-3, leading the Jaycees to a blowout win over Lewis Furniture. Rushing and Jones were both 2-for-3. Jaycees pitchers were Logan Gilmore, Timmy Hart and Hunter Dillender. Lewis saw hits from Timmy and Dillender. Droddy and Rushing both pitched in the loss...
Marion C. Early wins 1A title (05/31/02)
COLUMBIA -- Marion C. Early won the Class 1A championship game, edging New Haven 5-4 in eight innings. With bases loaded in the eighth, New Haven pitcher Jacob Scheer walked in the winning run as Jeremy Elmore crossed the plate to end the two hour affair...
Sue Miller (05/31/02)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services conducted at 10:30 a.m. today at Ponder Funeral Home for Sue Miller, 72, who died May 29, 2002, were: Roger Sherman, Allan Mays, Avery Hutcheson, Blackie Williams, Jack Britt and Al Moore.
Arvona Walker (05/31/02)
SALEM - Arvona Costella Walker, 65, died May 30, 2002, at her home near Salem. Born May 3, 1937, in Stoddard County, daughter of the late Archie Arvel and Gladys Cooper Warren, she lived in Dexter until moving to Salem in 1987. She was a seamstress first for Elder Manufacturing in Dexter and later at Hagle Garment Manufacturing in Salem, where she retired...
Ronald Moore (05/31/02)
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Ronald "Moose" Moore, 57, died May 30, 2002, at the Redsamen Hospital in Jacksonville. Born May 29, 1945, in Greenbrier, Mo., son of the late Gay Moore and Georgia McCulliugh Smith, he was a 1963 graduate of Zalma (Mo.) High School and worked for Whit Davis Lumber Plus in Jacksonville...
Mabel Northcutt (05/31/02)
SIKESTON - Mabel Northcutt, 78, died May 30, 2002, at her home. Born Oct. 4, 1923, in Mississippi County, Ark., daughter of the late John Luther and Jennie Frazier Nimmo, she was a member of the Morehouse Baptist Church. On March 10, 1941, she married Marshall H. Northcutt who survives of the home...
Jerry Jarrell (05/31/02)
DEXTER - Jerry Jarrell, 65, died May 29, 2002, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center. Born Sept. 5, 1936, in Dexter, son of the late Raymond Lawrence Jarrell and Jennie Davis Jarrell, he was affiliated with the First Assembly of God Church in Dexter. He worked in the accounting department at the Sikeston Wal-Mart Supercenter...
Charlie Fullerton (05/31/02)
DEXTER - Charlie Fullerton, 89, died May 29, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born May 11, 1913, at Parsons, Tenn., son of the late Clarence E. and Ira Ann Mary Frances Inman Fullerton, he was a member of the Apostolic Pentecostal Church in Dexter. He was a former employee of the Arlington (Texas) Parks and Recreation Department and a retired farmer...
J.C. Fussell (05/31/02)
EAST PRAIRIE - J.C. Fussell, 82, died at 9:50 p.m. May 23, 2002, at his home after an extended illness. Born Sept. 4, 1919, in Mississippi County, son of the late James C. and Ollie Fussell, he was employed by Amex in East St. Louis, Ill., for 48 years and retired as a mechanic in 1984. He attended the Full Gospel Church in East Prairie...
Minnie Maloney (05/31/02)
EAST PRAIRIE - Minnie I. Maloney, 75, died at 7:45 a.m. May 30, 2002, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Born Sept. 25, 1926, in East Prairie, daughter of the late Roland and Sarah Etta White Grissom, she was a lifelong resident of East Prairie where she attended the First Baptist Church. She was a packer with the former East Prairie Manufacturing Company for many years...
Barney Martin (05/31/02)
DEXTER - Bernard John "Barney" Martin, 90, died May 29, 2002, following a brief illness. Born Oct. 14, 1911, in Paola, Kan., he was the son of the late Bernard Jacob and Agnes Margaret McGrath Martin. His wife, Estelle Haba Allen Martin, survives of the home. He was previously married to the former Bernice Sebastian who preceded him in death in 1991...
Vada Stout (05/31/02)
SIKESTON -- Vada Lee Stout, 93, died at 5:35 a.m. May 30, 2002, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born June 20, 1908, in Jackson, Tenn., daughter of the late William Henry and Josie Goff Pierce, she was a homemaker and a member of the Emmanuel Baptist Church in Sikeston...
Looking Back in Time at May 31 (05/31/02)
SIKESTON - Mrs. T.C. Dye will be complimented with a covered dish luncheon this Friday by a group of friends as a farewell party. Mrs. Dye and sons, Joe and Bobby, are planning to leave Tuesday for San Diego, Calif., where Major Dye is stationed. SIKESTON - Patricia Reynolds was named salutatorian and Eline Sarno valedictorian for the 1962 Sikeston High School graduating class...
Drug sweep is both good and bad news (05/31/02)
Sikeston Public Safety's massive drug sweep this week was both good and bad news. It was bad news to think we have this many drug dealers without our city but good news because Public Safety was able to remove this amount of drugs from the system...
Can help (5/31) (05/31/02)
I wanted to thank you for the publicity the Standard Democrat has given our effort for St. Jude's with the collection of aluminum cans. From April 18 until May 20, we collected $704 from the sale of these cans for St. Jude's. That's a record! I know that more people became aware of the fund-raiser after seeing the ad you so graciously ran last month. ...
SpeakOut 5/31 (05/31/02)
I have a Sikeston address and phone number but my kids do not go to Sikeston schools because we live just outside of Sikeston and they cannot use the Sikeston library. Please tell me what district I'm in. They go to Kelly Schools and I can't go to Benton library either because we don't live in Benton, same for Charleston. If someone can tell me what library I can use, please put the information in SpeakOut...