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Stories from Sunday, June 9, 2002

Show American spirit, but in proper manner (06/09/02)
SIKESTON -- Since the Sept. 11 attacks, U.S. flags are flying high all over the country, and as Flag Day approaches on June 14, many proud Americans will continue to show their patriotism by displaying flags. Sikeston Wal-Mart Stationery Department Manager Alice McLain said just within the past couple of weeks Sikeston's store was able to order the quantity of flags needed. ...
No quick solutions in sight for Mini Farm residents (06/09/02)
SIKESTON - On a 1901 Scott County map, the area now occupied by the Mini Farms subdivision has a different name. It is identified as "St. John's Lake." Mini Farms residents know they're in a low spot and expect some water every now and then. "But through the years it's become progressively worse," said Jim Marret, who lives on Little Street in Mini Farms. ...
2002 All-SD Baseball Team (06/09/02)
ABOUT THIS TEAM: The 2002 All-Standard Democrat Baseball Team is a collection of the best baseball players in the Standard Democrat coverage area. Players were selected by position, based on their performance in the spring season. Teams in our coverage area include Sikeston, Oran, Chaffee, New Madrid County Central, Portageville, Charleston, Kelly, East Prairie, Richland, Dexter and Scott County Central. Photos were done by David Jenkins...
Cooper, DeWitt Auction whitewash Noranda (06/09/02)
Staff reports Standard Democrat SIKESTON -- Here are Saturday's results from Sikeston Area Youth Baseball: US Bank 2, Elks 1 Josh Jackson was 2-for-3, leading US Bank to victory. Stan Ivie and Tyler Brooks also had hits. Brook and Jackson both pitched for US...
Brandy Vandeven (06/09/02)
MARBLE HILL - Brandy Marie Vandeven, 26, died June 6, 2002, at her home. Born June 2, 1976, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Anthony and Judy Ridings Carroll, she was a secretary for Muffler Express in Cape Girardeau. She was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Chaffee and the Daughters of St. Ambrose...
Lois Shain (06/09/02)
FESTUS - Lois Warren Shain, 73, formerly of Sikeston, died June 6, 2002, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Crystal City. Born Aug. 9, 1928, in Ardeola, daughter of the late Ivery Cecil and Inez Madeline Cox Warren, she was a credit adjuster for Union Electric, retiring in 1989 after 28 years of service. A member of the First United Methodist Church of Festus-Crystal City, she was also a member of Chapter 417 Order of the Eastern Star and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers 1455...
Claudie Williams (06/09/02)
SIKESTON - Claudie Mae Williams, 65, died June 6, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Aug. 16, 1936, in Grenada, Miss., to Mary Mitchell Williamson of Sikeston and the late Frank Williamson Sr., she was a member of the Freewill Missionary Baptist Church...
Dutch Wyatt (06/09/02)
POPLAR BLUFF - Clarence E. "Dutch" Wyatt, 81, formerly of Charleston, died May 16, 2002, at his home. Born April 13, 1921, in Charleston, son of the late William A. and Violet DeField Wyatt of Charleston, he was a retired school teacher, football coach and athletic director for the Poplar Bluff School District. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church and served with the U.S. Army 82nd Airborne Division during World War II...
Max Cobb (06/09/02)
HONOLULU, Hawaii - Max M. Cobb, 69, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died May 22, 2002, in Honolulu. Born April 3, 1933, in East Prairie, son of the late Tom and Pauline Long Cobb, he lived in Honolulu for the past five years after moving from Arizona where he was a retired carpenter. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War...
Chuck Hensley (06/09/02)
MARTINEZ, Calif. - Charles David "Chuck" Hensley, 51, died May 30, 2002, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Martinez following an extended illness. Born Dec. 11, 1950, in Cape Girardeau, Mo., son of Charles and Nina Hensley of Lake of the Ozarks, Mo., he graduated in 1969 from Illmo-Scott City High School. ...
Gertie Bridges (06/09/02)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Gertie Hale Bridges, 83, died at 6:28 a.m. June 6, 2002, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Born Jan. 17, 1919, at Petit Jean Mountain, Ark., daughter of the late Jim and Ethel Cunningham Hale, she had lived in Mississippi County most of her life. A retired farmer, she was a member of the First Church of God in East Prairie, where she was also a Sunday school teacher. She was also very active as a volunteer at the East Prairie Nutrition Center...
Aleta Garnett (06/09/02)
COLUMBIA - Nona Aleta Garnett, 87, formerly of Sikeston, died June 5, 2002, at the Columbia Manor Nursing Home. Born Sept. 29, 1914, at Vanduser, daughter of the late James Samuel and Nona Eliza Boyett Wallace, she was employed by the Missouri Division of Employment Security before retiring. For 56 years she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Sikeston and American Legion Auxiliary...
Louise Jackson (06/09/02)
DEXTER - Louise Jackson, 87, died June 7, 2002, at Missouri Southern Healthcare. Born Oct. 5, 1914, at Lane's Ferry, Tenn., daughter of the late George A. and Betty Elizabeth Thompson Pledge, she was a member of Calvary Baptist Church and had been employed by Swift Hatchery in Dexter...
Betty Goldschmidt (06/09/02)
PORTAGEVILLE - Pallbearers at services conducted Saturday at St. Eustachius Catholic Church for Betty Goldschmidt, 70, who died June 6, 2002, were: David Drerup, Dewayne Drerup, Dean Drerup, Mark Underwood, Steve Daugherty and Kelly Waller. DeLisle Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements...
Looking Back 6-9 (06/09/02)
SIKESTON - Invitations have been issued for the wedding of Lilly Heyde, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W.A. Heyde of Jackson, and John Henry Yount of Sikeston, son of Dr. and Mrs. Henry Yount of St. Louis. The two will be married at 8 p.m. June 24 at the New McKendree Methodist Church in Jackson...
Sports give break from daily concerns (06/09/02)
We have no royalty in America. What we have instead are Hollywood stars and sports heroes. That's about as close to royalty as we come. We hold these "stars" in a unique spotlight, capturing our attention, our money and in many ways, shaping our lives...
Speakout 6-9 (06/09/02)
Every time I go to the store and buy something I get back pennies. Usually two or more. If everyone would just narrow it down to the nickel, we could eliminate all of this copper. If it is two cents over, charge the less amount. If its three cents get the nickel. ...