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Stories from Sunday, June 2, 2002

Breaking ground (06/02/02)
Charles Ancell, Missouri Delta Medical Center administrator; Deke Lape, Sikeston Jaycee president; and Phil Barkett, MDMC Foundation president; break ground for the Sikeston Jaycee Renal Dialysis Center Friday.
Parma man dies in accident (06/02/02)
MARSTON - A Parma man lost his life Friday in a one-vehicle accident, reported at 1:15 p.m. near Marston. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, James W. Travis, 13, of Parma, was driving on New Madrid County Road 315, four miles west of Marston. Travis lost control of the pickup truck he was driving and ran off the right side of the roadway. The truck then struck a bridge rail and overturned into a creek...
Fund reduces financial burden of crime victims (06/02/02)
BENTON - While crime does not pay, being a victim often has its costs. The Crime Victim's Compensation Fund was created in Missouri to reduce the financial burden placed on victims of violent crimes and their families by reimbursing them for a portion of their loss...
Calender girl (06/02/02)
Jennifer Moore, daughter of Lanny Allen and Kathi Moore is the Standard Democrat's June Calender Girl. Moore, a finalist in Miss Sikeston contest, plans to attend the Southeast Missouri State University in the fall where she hopes to earn her degree in nursing and psychology...
Patrol reports (06/02/02)
POPLAR BLUFF -- The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported several accidents in the Troop E region which resulted in injuries to drivers and passengers. Travis McCord, 20, of Risco was driving on U.S. Highway 62 at state highway 25 in New Madrid County at 7:45 a.m. Thursday, when he failed to yield and pulled into the path of the vehicle driven by Ronnie Tipton, 54, of Clarkton...
Farmers' spirts are dampened by weather (06/02/02)
SIKESTON -- Recent weather hasn't only dampened the soil for area farmers--it's also dampened their spirits. Farmers are use to working with and around the weather, and in years past, they've made a pretty good team. But this year, Mother Nature isn't cooperating with them, and to put it nicely, most Southeast Missouri farmers are pretty angry with her...
St. Mary's kills state title hopes (06/02/02)
COLUMBIA -- For the last three games, the Sikeston Bulldogs baseball team has faced arguably three of the toughest pitchers in the state. They may have faced the best pitcher yet in Friday's Class 3A semifinal game against St. Mary's of St. Louis at Taylor Stadium in Columbia...
Sikeston Sharks geared up for upcoming season (06/02/02)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston's swim team opens the 2002 season on June 8 with a meet in Kennett. This year the Sharks will be coached by former swimmer Beth Dockins, who was a member of the team for seven years. "It is something I've always wanted to do," explained Dockins. "There were three assistant coaches who wanted to swim and didn't want to coach full time, so they asked me."...
Jones, Betta post wins in Nunnelee tournament (06/02/02)
SIKESTON -- The 12th Annual Ed Nunnelee Memorial Tennis Tournament kicked off on Friday with the junior brackets. Adult brackets were played on Saturday and Sunday. Results will be in Monday's paper. "It was a warm day to say the least," said organizer Tom Nunnelee. "A lot of sun-burned kids were out here. They all had a great time and played lots of tennis."...
Danny Stone (06/02/02)
SIKESTON - Danny Keith Stone, 55, died May 31, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Dec. 12, 1946, in St. Louis, son of the late Boyd Clinton and Blanche May Huff Stone, he was a member of the Covenant Christian Church in Fruitland. He had worked in computer sales and programming and owned and operated Stone's Video for the past 11 years...
Loyeal Hoskins (06/02/02)
MOREHOUSE - Pallbearers at services conducted Saturday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Loyeal Hoskins, 65, who died May 29, 2002, were: James Whitley, Jackie Hays Sr., Jackie Hays Jr., Eric Graham, Ronnie Lutes and Noel Lazcano.
Noel Hunt (06/02/02)
SCOTT CITY - Noel Hunt, 57, died May 31, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 3, 1945, at Bernie, he was the son of the late Harlen Nelson and Collie Mae Hughes Hunt. He is survived by one brother, Jack Hunt of Cape Girardeau; and one sister, Carron Cruse of Glendale, Ariz...
James Jones (06/02/02)
NEW MADRID - James Jones, 79, died May 28, 2002, at the Beverly Health Care Center in New Madrid. Born Feb. 26, 1923, in Tennessee, he was the son of the late Dock Jones and Mattie Greer. On Aug. 25, 1986, he married Lovie Lee Jones who survives of the home...
Floyd Harris (06/02/02)
DEXTER - Floyd Harris, 84, died June 1, 2002, at Beverly Healthcare in Bloomfield. Arrangements are incomplete at Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
Bessie Summers (06/02/02)
DOWAGIAC, Mich. - Bessie Naomi Summers, 74, formerly of Dexter, Mo., died May 30, 2002, at the University of Chicago Hospital in Chicago, Ill. Born July 26, 1927, at Dexter, she was the daughter of the late Walter Alexander and Allie Davenport Summers...
Elizabeth Gray (06/02/02)
COLUMBIA - Elizabeth Beardslee Gray, 92, formerly of Commerce, died at 10:25 p.m. May 31, 2002, at Lanore Health Care in Columbia. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Rodney Chambers (06/02/02)
VERONA, Miss. - Rodney Lee Chambers, 51, formerly of Charleston, Mo., died unexpectedly May 27, 2002, at his home, of an apparent heart attack. Born Nov. 4, 1950, in Sikeston, Mo., son of Billy and Bobbye Chambers of Charleston, he moved to Lee County 30 years ago. ...
Looking Back in Time at June 2 (06/02/02)
SIKESTON - The Bach Studio, which has been located on the second floor of the Stallcup Building eight years, is moving this weekend to new and more commodious quarters in the building at 110 East Malone, which formerly was occupied by the Gamble Store...
Distant war could claim many lives (06/02/02)
India and Pakistan - two neighbors locked in yet another religious/political battle - are on the brink of war. Under most conditions, this would be simply troubling. But India and Pakistan both possess nuclear capabilities and both have virtually pledged to use those weapons if tensions escalate. ...
Speakout - 6/2 (06/02/02)
I'm calling in about the Crime Victims Fund. You're always reading in the paper where they take so much and put it in the Crime Victims Fund. But I have never known anyone who received any money for being a crime victim. Where does the money go? I see where they had their party in Charleston the other day. ...