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Stories from Friday, June 14, 2002

County agrees to soil samples (06/14/02)
CHARLESTON - Mississippi County commissioners may soon be able to lay to rest a matter which has led to regular notices from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. Mississippi County commissioners agreed during Thursday's meeting to hire Sam Smith of Smith and Company in Poplar Bluff to take soil samples from the county airport where underground fuel tanks were removed and draft a closure report for the DNR...
Summer is still busy time for local teachers (06/14/02)
SIKESTON -- School's out for the summer, but that doesn't mean teachers aren't working. Some are back in school teaching summer classes while others are busy attending workshops and scoring Missouri Assessment Program tests. For the first time, Sikeston is serving as an in-state site for MAP test scoring. ...
Brooks named Teacher of the Year (06/14/02)
SIKESTON - For the past seven years Wal-Mart has recognized the contributions teachers make in their communities and the positive impact they have in the lives of millions of students. Once again, the kudos are heading straight for one of Sikeston's own. A teacher at the Sikeston Career and Technology Center, Lance Brooks is one of the company's newest Teachers of the Year...
Baker leads American Legion to win (06/14/02)
SIKESTON -- Here are Thursday's results from Sikeston Area Youth Baseball: Baker was 4-for-4 with two RBIs, leading the Legion to victory. Ramey pitched all five innings, allowing three hits and two walks with eight strikeouts. For Kiwanis, James was 2-for-2. Faulkner was charged with the loss...
James Webb (06/14/02)
ANNISTON - James H. Webb, 39, died June 13, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center, of injuries sustained in a traffic accident. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Bill Colbert (06/14/02)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Ponder Funeral Home for William Russell "Bill" Colbert, 82, who died June 12, 2002, will be: Don Kern, Tom Miller, Chris Miller, Justin Miller, Don Caul and Ken Caul. Honorary pallbearers will be: Benjamin Hoggatt, Gene Mayfield, Larry Gardner and Bob Boyer...
Nellie Passley (06/14/02)
CHARLESTON - Pallbearers at services scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday at McMikle Funeral Home for Nellie Rose Passley, 81, who died June 13, 2002, will be: Steve Bowles, Larry Bowles, Sammie Passley, Willis M. Passley, Max Bannister and Chris Boren. Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home...
Leo Renfro (06/14/02)
BERNIE - James Leo Renfro, 78, died June 13, 2002, at his home. Born Feb. 24, 1924, at Hector, Ark., son of the late Martin A. and Mae Churchill Renfro, he was the former co-owner of Belle's Freeze Queen in Bernie. A U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, he was a member of Bernie Masonic Lodge 573...
Janet Bunch (06/14/02)
MOREHOUSE - Janet Bunch, 61, formerly of Grayridge, died June 13, 2002, at Beverly Healthcare in New Madrid. Born Sept. 7, 1940, in Grayridge, daughter of Opal Brazzel Duncan of Morehouse and the late Eugene Haskins, she lived in Memphis, Tenn., 15 years before moving to Morehouse six years ago. She was a member of the Methodist Church and was a retired nurse...
Marsha Carlisle (06/14/02)
CHARLESTON - Pallbearers at services scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday at McMikle Funeral Home for Marsha Ann Carlisle, 58, of Sikeston, who died June 13, 2002, will be: Dennis Fraser, Steve Garrison, Denny Brumley, Joe Carlisle, John England and Charlie Heisserer...
Looking Back 6-14 (06/14/02)
SIKESTON - Forty-eight Southeast Missouri men left by train Wednesday to work during the summer on railroad crews in western states. ST. LOUIS - John Carr of Sikeston was elected president of the Missouri Liquefied Petroleum Gas Association. Carr received the honor at last week's national convention here. He is president of National Gas Company of Missouri...
On Flag Day, observe America's core values (06/14/02)
Not since the Revolutionary War has America faced a greater threat to its existence than it does today. A worldwide network of terrorists is bent on destroying us and everything we value. All the more reason to make clear on Flag Day the principles for which we stand...
Speakout 6-14 (06/14/02)
Why isn't the Standard Democrat covering the Corporate Games? The basketball championship was tonight and nobody from the paper was there. There was no coverage except for one small shot of the pool. For someone who preaches "community spirit," I think the Democrat should cover these games...