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Stories from Monday, June 17, 2002

Students tackle real home work (06/17/02)
NEW MADRID - It was a job the students learned from the ground up, literally. Now their work goes on the auction block. But before it does, you can bet the 18 members of the Building Trades Class at the New Madrid County R-1 Technical Skills Center will take one last look at their year's work during an open house set for 1:30 to 3 p.m. June 23 for the home they constructed at 961 St. Francis in the St. Rose Subdivision...
Organ and Tissue Donation Facts (06/17/02)
Source: Mid-America Transplant Services To learn more about organ donations, visit Mid-America Transplant Services Web site at www.mts-stl.org or the United Network for Organ Sharing at www.unos.org. Breita Church is also available for public speaking and can be reached at (573) 332-0070...
Area residents save lives through organ donation (06/17/02)
SIKESTON -- Imagine a family gathered in a cramped hallway in a hospital emergency room. Then imagine that same family learning that their loved one is brain dead, which means this person will never recover. Now, in an effort to save the lives of others, imagine talking to this family about making their loved one a potential organ donor...
Gene Bull (06/17/02)
SIKESTON - Eugene C. "Gene" Bull, 49, died at 12:23 a.m. June 16, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Oct. 21, 1952, at Erie, Pa., son of Wilfred E. Bull Sr. of Sarasota, Fla., and the late Elizabeth Jane Black Bull, he had worked in the drywall business before becoming disabled. He was a member of Shady Acres Church of Christ in Sikeston and had formerly attended Calvary Temple Assembly of God Church...
Lloyd Corvick Sr. (06/17/02)
SCOTT CITY - Lloyd John Corvick, Sr., 74, died June 15, 2002, at his home. Born June 2, 1928, at Fornfelt, son of the late William and Victoria Kern Corvick, he retired as a repeater man with Southwestern Bell Telephone Company. He served in the U.S. Marines Corps, was a Scoutmaster for the Boy Scouts, a member of the SEMO Radio Club and Ramsey's Rangers Black Powder Club. He was of the Catholic belief...
James Fox (06/17/02)
DEXTER - James A. Fox, 74, died June 16, 2002, at Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home.
Allan Meers (06/17/02)
DEXTER - Allan Dale Meers, 70, died June 16, 2002, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home.
Maxine Rampley (06/17/02)
BLOOMFIELD - Maxine Rampley, 69, died June 16, 2002, at Missouri Southern Health Care. Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Alfred Blackwell (06/17/02)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Alfred E. "John" Blackwell, 91, formerly of Charleston, died at 8:20 a.m. June 17, 2002, at The Lutheran Home. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Cecil Merritt (06/17/02)
WAPPAPELLO - Cecil Merritt, 70, formerly of Portageville, died June 15, 2002, at the Oak Hill Nursing Home in Poplar Bluff. Arrangements are incomplete at DeLisle Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.
Mary Moore (06/17/02)
BLOOMFIELD - Mary Lou Moore, 72, died June 15, 2002, at Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 22, 1929, at Dexter to the late Herbert and Luciell Harget Haney, she had spent most of her life in the Bloomfield community. On Sept. 26, 1947, she married Fred Moore, who preceded her in death on Nov. 1, 1996...
Births (published 6/17) (06/17/02)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Greg and Joy Hill are the parents of their 12th child, fifth son, born at 5:25 a.m. May 17, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Collin Michael Hill weighed 9 pounds, 5 ounces and was 21-inches long. The former Joy Bowen, Mrs. Hill is the daughter of Ed Bowen of Millersville...
Looking Back in Time at June 17 (06/17/02)
SIKESTON - Registered borrowers at the Sikeston Public Library have reached an all-time high of 2,500. Beatrice Dobbins, librarian, said new registrants totaled 421 in the last year. SIKESTON - The City of Sikeston will receive $3,477 as its share of the increased tax on gasoline collected during April, according to information distributed by Missouri Gov. John Dalton. Scott County's share will be $1,917...
Your View 6/17 (06/17/02)
The article I just read in the Your View section of opinion in the on-line Standard Democrat is one of the best explanations of the farming subsidy necessity I have read in a long time. It is personal and well explained. I would like to congratulate the author...
SpeakOut 6/17 (06/17/02)
I am for Hillary Clinton for vice president or president. Whoever said Clinton ran around and gave away everything and moved jobs out? What do you think Bush and Laura are doing? Giving away thousands of dollars overseas for uniforms for school kids. ...