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Stories from Thursday, June 6, 2002

Burglary arrests are made (06/06/02)
SIKESTON -- Two men and a juvenile were arrested for a recent rash of burglaries at local businesses. The men were arrested by detectives with the Sikeston Department of Public Safety after a tape taken at one of the burglary scenes was reviewed and the suspects were identified...
Beating the heat (06/06/02)
Taneshia Pulley, 8, along with her friends Melanie Knox, 8; LaTilah Timmons, 10 and LaToria Watson, 9 limbo in their front yard swimming pool. The girls were trying to beat the high humidity and temperatures.
FEMA center to close (06/06/02)
MORLEY - The Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster recovery center at the E-911 Center in Morley will be closing Saturday. A deadline for individuals to file for federal assistance with flood damage has not yet been set, but FEMA officials anticipate setting one soon. "The sooner they apply for help, the sooner we can help them," said Lloyd Barningham, public information officer for FEMA...
Baker sentenced to 25 years (06/06/02)
CHARLESTON - A Scott County man was sentenced to 25 years in prison for the murder of a his girlfriend. Larry F. Baker, 42, pled guilty and was sentenced Tuesday to second degree murder in the Circuit Court of Mississippi County. According to Assistant Scott County Prosecutor Paul Boyd, Baker pled guilty to the Feb. 8, 2001, shooting of Lizabeth Dunn, who was living with Baker at his trailer...
Answers are sought after gasoline spill (06/06/02)
NEW MADRID -- City officials sought answers in what brought gasoline and diesel to the surface years after a fuel storage facility closed and the dangers the spill poses to citizens as they met with representatives from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Sinclair Oil Co. and the St. John's Levee District Wednesday...
Annual Kelso Klassic starts Friday (06/06/02)
KELSO -- The 18th Annual Kelso Klassic fastpitch softball tournament will take place June 7-9 on two fields at the Kelso Softball Complex. Year to year, anywhere from 200 to 300 fans show up to watch the 14-team event. Every team is guaranteed three games...
Doris Wise (06/06/02)
SIKESTON - Doris Wise, 70, died June 6, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Gertie Bridges (06/06/02)
EAST PRAIRIE - Gertie Hale Bridges, 83, died at 6:28 a.m. June 6, 2002, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home.
Nona Garnett (06/06/02)
COLUMBIA - Nona Garnett, 87, formerly of Sikeston, died June 5, 2002, at the Columbia Manor. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Myrtle McIntosh (06/06/02)
PARMA - Pallbearers at services conducted Wednesday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Myrtle McIntosh, 83, who died June 2, 2002, were: Jimmy Dean Buck, Scottie Reece, Joey Reece, Shannon Cook, Dan Catron and Quincy Stratton.
Clarence Parr (06/06/02)
MOREHOUSE - Pallbearers at services conducted Wednesday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Clarence "Pop" Parr, 72, who died June 1, 2002, were: Timothy Parr Jr., Kerry Parr Jr., Craig Barnes, Richard Sterling, Glen Helmes Jr. and Paul Barnes.
Wilburn Grant (06/06/02)
SIKESTON - Wilburn L. Grant, 74, died at 11:30 a.m. June 4, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born April 24, 1928, in Johnston City, Ill., son of the late Charles and Altha Grissom Grant, he was a staff sergeant with the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. A member of Washington Avenue Baptist Church in Evansville, Ind., he was a warehouse manager for the Wohl Shoe Company in Sikeston, retiring in 1993...
Miles Ramsey (06/06/02)
CLARKSTON, Mich. - Miles L. Ramsey, 79, formerly of Parma, Mo., died May 31, 2002, at the Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital in Pontiac. Born Sept. 13, 1922, in Bernie, Mo., son of the late Sherman and Ada Ramsey, he retired in 1978 from General Motors Fisher Body Division. He served with the 14th Armored Division of the U.S. Army...
Births (published 6/6) (06/06/02)
DIEHLSTADT - John and Natalie Donaldson are the parents of their third child, first daughter, born at 11:09 a.m. May 10, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Haley Alice Donaldson weighed 7 pounds and was 19-inches long. Mrs. Donaldson is the daughter of Ron and Janis Baker...
Vickery - Lape (06/06/02)
SIKESTON - Jill Elaine Vickery and Daniel DeKalb Lape exchanged wedding vows in a 2 p.m. ceremony March 23, 2002, at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. The Rev. Stephen Schneider performed the double-ring ceremony. Ferns graced the church front entrance leading to exterior and interior church doors adorned with matching wreaths of carnations, cushion mums, wax flowers and greenery, all entwined with white satin and illusion ribbon ending with bows. ...
Jackson - Roberts (06/06/02)
SIKESTON - Darla Kay Jackson and Darryl Wayne Roberts have announced their engagement. The future bride, daughter of Kay and Jack Jackson of Sikeston, graduated in 1975 from Sikeston High School and in 1980 from Southeast Missouri State University at Cape Girardeau. She is an art teacher at Sikeston Senior High School...
Bandermann - Kistner (06/06/02)
SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Stan Bandermann have announced the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth, to Tim Kistner, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Kistner of Millersville. The future bride is a graduate of Drury University and is continuing her education at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Her fiance is a graduate of Jackson High School...
Hesse - McNew (06/06/02)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Don and Carol Hesse have announced the engagement of their daughter, Mary Shannon Hesse to Corey Shane McNew, son of Ivan and Liz McNew Jr. of Sikeston. Hesse is a 1990 graduate of Sikeston High School and received a master of natural science in biology from Southeast Missouri State University in 1998. She is a microbiologist at Environment Analysis South Inc. in Jackson. She also an adjunct faculty member in the biology department at Southeast Missouri State University...
Looking Back in Time at June 6 (06/06/02)
SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. L.M. Blaisdell have moved to Sikeston from Charleston. The family is occupying the house on North Ranney, recently vacated by the Beckett family. Mr. Blaisdell is a flight instructor at the Air Force Training detachment here...
Senate just needs to keep their seats (06/06/02)
If the Missouri State Senate spends $148,000 of your hard-earned tax dollars to rearrange the seating on the Senate floor, every single Senator approving the spending should be impeached. But surely there is some fiscal constraints that will convince the Senate body to reject the costly seat shuffle...
SpeakOut 6/6 (06/06/02)
To the person who said we should elect Hillary Clinton as president, she'd be better than what we have in there now. After all, when the Clintons were in the White House, we had money and jobs. Now we have neither. Don't they have brains enough to know where the money and jobs went? They gave that all away while they were in there. ...