[Nameplate] Fair ~ 45°F  
High: 59°F ~ Low: 40°F
Friday, Nov. 28, 2014

Stories from Thursday, June 13, 2002

Doctor's Ecuador visits helping many (06/13/02)
SIKESTON - While Chimborazo, a small village located at about 12,000 feet on the slopes of a mountain by the same name in Ecuador, is an exotic place, it isn't exactly a hotspot for tourists. Yet something keeps bringing Dr. Steven Douglas back. "As long as I am able, I think that I'm going to continue to go," said Douglas...
Corporate games (06/13/02)
Mark Crocker of the City of Sikeston softball team makes a throw to first against Cott Beverage in the Corporate Games Wednesday night. The softball competition will continue through Saturday.
Girl Scout camp offers variety of opportunities (06/13/02)
WAPPAPELLO - Whether you're up for a general mix of fun, some waterfront activities or could use a little mystery in your life, Girl Scout Camp Latonka has just what you're looking for. There's even a session with night owls in mind. Since 1951, girls in grades two through 12 have retreated to the 350-acre camp for some time away where they can make new friends, experience new adventures and explore nature...
Protection from summertime sun is important (06/13/02)
SIKESTON -- The heat is on. Temperatures are rising and summer officially kicks in next Friday, providing the perfect opportunity for children to be overly exposed to the great outdoors, and in particular, to the sun. It seems pretty reasonable that too much sun with too little sunscreen can lead to sunburns and future skin cancer, but, according to a recent study in the June issue of Pediatrics Journal, it's also obvious that young people aren't listening to the sound of reason...
Summertime Safety Tips (06/13/02)
...
KSIM bags Market Place, shuts down DeWitt Auction (06/13/02)
SIKESTON -- Here are Wednesday night's results from Sikeston Area Youth Baseball: JUNIOR BABE RUTH KSIM 19, Market Place 7 Travis Hudson drilled an inside-the-park grand slam, leading KSIM to an uncontested win over Market Place. He finished the day 2-for-2. Tyler Baker also went deep with a home run...
Locals compete in Spring Fling skating competition (06/13/02)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Ice Plaza Galleria skating team recently completed the 2001-02 skating season with a three-day Spring Fling competition in Fairview Heights, Ill. Thirty-two members from Southeast Missouri and Southern Illinois were competing in the event...
Mitchell, Lape, Druger, Davidson win scramble (06/13/02)
SIKESTON -- The Scott County Sheriff's Department 6th Annual Crime Prevention Fund golf tournament took place last Friday at the Bootheel Golf Course in Sikeston. The team of Rob Mitchell, Deke Lape, Galen Druger and Keith Davidson won the championship flight of the 4-person scramble with a score of 57...
Nellie Passley (06/13/02)
CHARLESTON - Nellie Rose Passley, 81, died at 1:34 a.m. June 13, 2002, at her home. Born Dec. 14, 1920, in Anna, Ill., daughter of the late Dave and Mary Speck Murr, she lived in Charleston most of her life, where she was a member of the Church of God of Prophecy...
Marsha Carlisle (06/13/02)
SIKESTON - Marsha Ann Butler Carlisle, 58, formerly of Charleston, died at 6:15 a.m. June 13, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Feb. 28, 1944, in Cairo, Ill., daughter of the late Marshall Dean and Mary Ethel Johnson Butler, she lived in Sikeston since 1975 and was self-employed in home decorative framing and accessories. She was of the Baptist belief...
George Alsup (06/13/02)
SIKESTON - George Ray Alsup, 59, died at 3:53 p.m. June 12, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Sept. 16, 1942, in Sikeston, son of Annie Johnson Alsup of Bridgeton and the late George C. Alsup, he was a truck driver for Keystone Containers in St. ...
Bill Colbert (06/13/02)
SIKESTON - William Russell "Bill" Colbert, 82, died June 12, 2002, at his home. Born Oct. 11, 1919, in Kirkwood, son of the late Raymond Clarence and Lelia Williams Colbert, he graduated from Kirkwood High School and attended Southeast Missouri State University at Cape Girardeau. ...
Anna Adams (06/13/02)
PORTAGEVILLE - Anna Marie Adams, 95, died June 11, 2002, in West Memphis, Ark. Born Oct. 3, 1906, at Oran, daughter of the late Lawrence and Bertha Klipfel Hahn, she was a member of St. Eustachius Catholic Church and the Ladies Sodality. On June 30, 1930, in Sikeston, she married Clarence H. "Buster" Adams who preceded her in death on April 15, 1981...
Ruby Adams (06/13/02)
EAST PRAIRIE - Ruby M. Adams, 86, died at 8:05 a.m. June 12, 2002, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Born May 15, 1916, in New Madrid County, daughter of the late Charlie and Elgie M. Carter Presson, she lived in Mississippi County most of her life and was a member of the United Pentecostal Church in Sikeston...
Births (published 6/13) (06/13/02)
SIKESTON - David Alan and Teresa Lynn Braden are the parents of their fourth child, first son, born at 1:50 a.m. May 21, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. James Garrett Braden weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces and was 20 1/2-inches long...
Stevenson - Browning (06/13/02)
LILBOURN - Tommy Newsom has announced the engagement of his daughter, Deirdre LuShelle Stevenson, to Michael Antonio Browning, son of O.D. and Carolyn Powell of Greenville, Miss. The future bride is also the daughter of the late Patricia Newsom. Stevenson graduated in 1990 from New Madrid County Central High School and her fiance graduated in 1990 from Crenshaw High School...
Jordan - Fields (06/13/02)
NEW MADRID - Kristi Jordan of New Madrid and Phillip Jordan of Sikeston have announced the engagement of their daughter, Hillary Brooke, to Huston Joe Fields, son of William and Donna Fields of New Madrid. Jordan is a 2002 graduate of New Madrid County Central High School and plans to attend college in the fall...
Looking Back in Time at June 13 (06/13/02)
SIKESTON - Dempster Furniture took the lead in the American League by thrashing the Flying Cadets 25-1. Pitcher Bob Dempster held the Cadets to one hit. In the nightcap, International Shoe edged City Drug, 15-14. SIKESTON - Officer Charles Parker had a peculiar experience Sunday. ...
Fraud, waste cost taxpayers billions (06/13/02)
By any definition, $2.4 billion is a lot of money. So it's especially frustrating to hear that overpayments and fraudulent claims in unemployment benefits amounted to that much money last year. Phony Social Security numbers and illegal aliens are to blame for the bulk of the $2.4 billion in wasted taxpayer dollars...
SpeakOut 6/13 (06/13/02)
I stopped at a fast-food restaurant today and I went through the drive-through. The total amount for my food was $9.52. I handed the lady $10.02 and she gave me $1 back. I proceeded to tell her she gave me too much change and it seemed to upset her. I explained that I should only get 50-cents back. It seemed like she got upset because I corrected her and this was a manager. They need to teach their managers and cashiers how to count back without using the register...