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Stories from Monday, June 10, 2002

Grant is awarded to Drug Court (06/10/02)
BLOOMFIELD - A federal grant of $167,474 was awarded to the Stoddard County Drug Court Program. The three-year grant is from the Drug Courts Program Office, a division of the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. The money will be used to expand the existing program and enhance services available to participants...
Local youngsters take to stage (06/10/02)
SIKESTON - When the curtain opens on Sikeston Little Theatre's production of "Follow that Rabbit" on June 13, it will mark the 15th youth show staged by the group. Since its inception, over 800 young people in the Sikeston area have appeared on stage in different plays...
SMARTS gets helping hands from SPIRALS (06/10/02)
SIKESTON - Tough times appear to be ahead for Sikeston, Missouri Arts. "We got our grant drastically cut," said Terri Matthews, administrator for SMARTS. Where SMARTS usually gets $16,000, this year they will only receive $9,000, according to Matthews. "Instead of just quitting programs, you look for money in other places," she said. Matthews said SMARTS hopes to find other grants but may end up depending on donations...
Florence Sinclair (06/10/02)
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. - Florence Roseberry Sinclair, 82, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died at 2 p.m. June 9, 2002, at her home. Born Oct. 10, 1919, in Sikeston, daughter of the late John Mikel and Mandy Louetta Roseberry, she was a member of Living Hope Baptist Church...
Miles Ramsey (06/10/02)
DEXTER - Pallbearers at services conducted Saturday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Miles L. Ramsey, 79, who died May 31, 2002, were: Dave Vermilye, Dave Ramsey, Dennis Ramsey, Jay Vermilye, Bill Ramsey and Clay Ramsey.
Claudie Williams (06/10/02)
SIKESTON - Service arrangements have been changed for Claudie Mae Williams, 65, who died June 6, 2002. Visitation is from noon Wednesday until service time 1 p.m. at the Freewill Missionary Baptist Church in Sikeston. The Rev. Victor Williams, pastor, will officiate...
Frances Funke (06/10/02)
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. - Frances Funke, 76, died June 8, 2002, at Cedar Ridge in Lebanon. Born Oct. 23, 1925, daughter of Lillie E. Mott Rice of Cape Girardeau and the late Albert Rice, she was an inspector and officer worker for Pepsi-Cola of Chicago for 30 years before retiring...
Vida Turley (06/10/02)
EAST PRAIRIE - Vida Mae Turley, 81, died at 8:45 a.m. June 8, 2002, at her home. Born July 16, 1920, in Warm Springs, Ark., daughter of the late John and Lola Flanigan Payne, she lived in East Prairie most of her life. She was a radio dispatcher for the City of East Prairie for 30 years and was of the Southern Baptist belief...
Toby Sherfield (06/10/02)
DEXTER - Norman "Toby" Sherfield, 83, died June 9, 2002, at his home. Born April 30, 1919, in Bernie, son of the late Otis and Iva Jo Hunt Sherfield, he was a lifelong resident of Dexter and retired from the Dexter Street Department after 31 years of service. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and of the Baptist belief...
Theodore Green (06/10/02)
ST. LOUIS - Theodore D. Green, 70, died June 8, 2002, at Risco. Born Aug. 4, 1931, in Greenbriar, son of the late Linus R. and Christeen Green, he was employed by McDonnell-Douglas Aircraft Corporation before retiring and was a member of Glad Tidings Assembly of God Church in St. Louis...
Births (published 6/10) (06/10/02)
BARTLETT, Tenn. - Mr. and Mrs. George Baird IV are the parents of their second son, born April 24, 2002, at Baptist East Women's Hospital in Memphis. Wilson Montgomery Baird weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20-inches long. Mrs. Baird is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Carter of Sikeston, Mo...
Looking Back in Time at June 10 (06/10/02)
WAPPAPELLO - Helen Fisher of Morehouse entertained a group of friends at her parents' summer home here Friday night. The guests were: Mary Louise Montgomery, Betty Jo Gross, Esther Jane Greer, Gwendolyn Kirk and Mrs. William Simmons. SIKESTON - The following students were selected to attend Missouri Girls State June 17-23: Melinda Bucher, Linda Byrd, Janet Gray, Karen Stephensen, Marilyn Conrad, Elizabeth Wilkins, Margaret Watson and Sue Hopper...
Your View 6/10: No farmers, no food (06/10/02)
Human nature will on occasion cause us to be critical of the person, place or thing that we depend upon the most. Like it or not, farmer provide us with what we need the most, food. No farmers - no food, that's a fact of life. Recently farmers have caught a lot of flak over farm subsidy payments. ...
SpeakOut 6/10 (06/10/02)
On one hand, the police go down in Sunset and dodge bullets and beer bottles and bricks. On the other hand, they don't stop too many blacks for speeding through town and running red lights because we don't want to be accused of racial profiling. This to the person looking for a library to use. ...