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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Stories from Friday, June 21, 2002

Taking shape (06/21/02)
Penzel Construction crews and subcontractors used Tuesday's nice weather to move ahead with the new Scott County Jail. In addition to causing flooding problems around the county, this year's rain has also set jail construction crews back 66 working days since the project was started Aug. 6...
Mother charged in death (06/21/02)
SIKESTON - A Sikeston woman has been arrested on murder and assault charges in connection with the death of her 11-month old daughter. According to Sikeston Department of Public Safety Director Drew Juden, Samantha Jeanann Lewis, 23, was arrested for the murder of her daughter, Alexia Lewis, who was pronounced dead on Feb. 10, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center...
Teachers study the Bootheel, rest of Missouri during tour (06/21/02)
SIKESTON -- Approximately 45 teachers are broadening their Missouri knowledge by participating in the 2002 Missouriana Study Tour, which visits several Missouri cities from June 17-28. Their destination this weekend: Sikeston. "We feel very fortunate to have the tour visiting," said Pansy Glenn, director of the Sikeston-Miner Convention and Visitor's Bureau. "It's such an honor."...
Bill collectors advised to be patient (06/21/02)
CHARLESTON - Health care providers taking collection action on unpaid medical bills from Mississippi County employees and officers due to the financial collapse of a former insurance provider have received some advice: Be patient - or else. At their regular Thursday session, Mississippi County commissioners discussed a notice dated June 5, 2002, instructing providers of medical services to file claims for unpaid invoices and cease collection efforts...
Finale fun (06/21/02)
Chris Hart and Mitchell Shaw, employees of the City of Sikeston Public Works Department, prepare the starting line for the Sikeston Corporate Games canoe races. The final day of the month-long games is Saturday.
Drury home run pushes Burger King past Kiwanis (06/21/02)
SIKESTON -- Here are Thursday's results from Sikeston Area Youth Baseball: NATIONAL LEAGUE House of Color 14, Legion 9 Nick Lambert did it all for House of Color, blasting an in-the-park homer and going 3-for-4 with three RBIs. He also go the win, allowing seven hits and six walks with nine strikeouts...
Nelson Webb (06/21/02)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Nelson Webb, 80, formerly of Sikeston, died June 18, 2002, at Fountainbleau Lodge. Born Jan. 9, 1922, in Clayton, Miss., son of the late John and Mattie Mae Funches Webb, he retired as a self-employed farmer. His wife, Ora Mae Gibson Webb, preceded him in death in 1986...
Jack Parsons (06/21/02)
DEXTER - Clinton H. "Jack" Parsons, the youngest son of Joseph W. and Matilda Sanders Parsons, was born near Herrin, Ill., Feb. 19, 1910, and passed away June 19, 2002, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. A 75-year resident of Stoddard County, he is survived by three children, C.H. Parsons Jr., Lydia E. Temples and Lurlyn Jo Daniel; five grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews and a host of friends...
Carl Brant (06/21/02)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Carl Edward Brant, 49, died at 3:14 p.m. June 20, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Born Feb. 20, 1953, in Cape Girardeau, son of Clarence J. Brant and Aileen Mae Redpath Brant Tuschoff of Scott City, he was an assembly line packer for Manpower. He was a member of the Cape Girardeau Eagles Club and Jaycee Golf Club...
Jack Morse (06/21/02)
CASCADIA, Ore. - Jackie Eugene "Jack" Morse, 68, formerly of Parma, Mo., died June 18, 2002, at his home. Born Oct. 28, 1933, in Madras County, Mo., son of the late LeRoy A. and Ruby Alma Cummings Morse, he was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and was a past member of the American Legion. He had been a farmhand, a logger for the Bond Logging Company, a brick mason, carpenter and plumber...
Births (published 6/21) (06/21/02)
BENTON - Chadwick Stephen and Gina Ann Hutson are the parents of their third child, second son, born at 3:21 p.m. May 28, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Koby Stephen Hutson weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 21-inches long. Mrs. Hutson is the former Gina Phillips, daughter of Charles Phillips and Barbara Shipley of Advance...
Looking Back in Time at June 21 (06/21/02)
SIKESTON - A short circuit in the air conditioning unit at the Joseph Matthews home, 319 N. Kingshighway, caused smoke damage throughout the second floor and burned out the cooling apparatus. SIKESTON - Manager Roy Bone of the Chamber of Commerce has been notified by Sen. Stuart Symington that he has been placed on the witness list to present testimony pertaining to the proposed Ozark Rivers Monument National Park...
Death penalty ruling will clog court system (06/21/02)
The United States Supreme Court opened the biggest can of worms in a quarter century Thursday with a highly controversial ruling on the death penalty. It will take years to unravel this historic event and it will mean that hundreds of death row inmates will undoubtedly now have their sentences reduced to life...
SpeakOut 6/21 (06/21/02)
This is in comment to the article in SpeakOut on "Placing blame" published on June 17. The person who wrote this editorial should not SpeakOut about anything unless they know the whole situation or all the facts, and from what I read, they did not have any of the facts. ...