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Stories from Sunday, June 30, 2002

School district plans to honor its own (06/30/02)
SIKESTON - Over the past five years, 60 individuals were recognized for their dedication to Sikeston Public Schools and for making a difference in the R-6 District. Some of those who've gone above and beyond were named to the local Honors Wall, the rest to the Hall of Fame. In either case, the award not only says a great deal about the recipients, but their strong belief in the school district as well...
State assists in prisoner costs (06/30/02)
BENTON -- Scott County has paid out over $228,000 since Jan. 1 to other counties boarding inmates who cannot be housed in the current 48-bed facility in Benton, according to Scott County Sheriff Bill Ferrell. Scott County has received over $256,000 in reimbursement from the state of Missouri for board since January 2002. The state reimburses board costs at the rate of $22.50 per day for those inmates convicted of a felony and sentenced to the Department of Corrections...
Big plans for 50th rodeo (06/30/02)
SIKESTON - Dust off your hat and boots and tighten those chaps - the 50th Annual Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo is almost here. Scheduled for Aug. 7-10, the rodeo is just over a month away and is already looking like it may be the best yet. "We hope that everybody is as excited as we are," said Deke Lape, president of the Sikeston Jaycees. "We think it's going to be a great year."...
Patrol hits the roads (06/30/02)
SIKESTON -- The Missouri State Highway Patrol is trading office time and paper work for more time on the highways during the Fourth of July holiday this year. The Highway Patrol will participate in Operation C.A.R.E. (Combined Accident Reduction Effort) over the holiday. Extra officers will patrol Missouri's roadways and enforce Missouri's speed limit, seat belt and alcohol laws, in addition to being available to help motorists...
Calendar Girl (06/30/02)
Jackie Kindred, daughter of Sherry Plunk and Chuck Kindred, is the Standard Democrat's July Calender Girl. Kindred, a finalist in Miss Sikeston contest, plans to attend nursing school in Sikeston in the fall. She was a 2002 graduate of Sikeston High School...
Life will go on without Rush (06/30/02)
"With the 20th pick of the 2002 NBA Draft, the Toronto Raptors select Kareem Rush from the University of Missouri." And with those words, Mizzou's NCAA Final Four hopes for next year are probably gone. Rush led the Tigers to the Regional Finals in this year's tournament before falling to Oklahoma one game before the Final Four...
SAY Team of the Day: Noranda (06/30/02)
SIKESTON -- Noranda finished up the season with a 3-9 record, taking fifth place in the Junior Babe Ruth League of Sikeston Area Youth Baseball. "We didn't do real good, but we didn't do too bad this year," said Noranda coach Tim Chappell. "We had a couple of junior legion players on our team that couldn't play in a lot of the games, but we still did okay."...
All Stars (06/30/02)
ALL-STARS Sikeston Area Youth Baseball Junior Babe Ruth 15-year-old All-Stars Whitney Wilson Ryan Beaird Blake Lee Ryan Dicus Bryce Wibbenmeyer Eric Burton Jason Hoyer Andrew Backfish Derris Butler Mitchell Freeman Kyle Rogers Tyler Kinder Head coach: Ken Dicus...
Lions win National League title (06/30/02)
SIKESTON -- Here are Friday's results from Sikeston Area Youth Baseball:
Nellie Williams (06/30/02)
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Nellie Crain Williams, 89, former resident of Bernie, Mo., died June 27, 2002, at the Good Semaritan Hospital in San Jose. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral HOme in Bernie.
Mary Jo Smith (06/30/02)
DEXTER -- Mary Jo Smith, 67, died June 28, 2002, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
William Harper (06/30/02)
GODFREY, Ill. -- William Lewis Harper, 67, died at 5:40 p.m. June 27, 2002, at Beverly Farm Foundation in Godfrey. Born Dec. 9, 1934, in Sikeston, Mo., he is the son of the late John Ernest and Mildred Stubblefield Harper. Survivors include: one brother and sister-in-law, John and Judy Harper of Sikeston; and three nieces, Mary Katherine Harper Lape, Cheryl Harper Krebs and Julie Harper Conway, all of Sikeston...
Bernice Parks (06/30/02)
BLOOMFIELD -- Sarah Bernice Parks, 84, died June 28, 2002, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born Oct. 15, 1917, at Bloomfield, daughter of the late Walter Daniel and Armittie Josephine Wren Shurm, she was a lifelong resident of Bloomfield, where she was homemaker...
Inell Rhodes (06/30/02)
MATTHEWS - Inell Rhodes, 83, died at 3:53 a.m. June 28, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Dec. 19, 1918, at Parsons, Tenn., daughter of the late Albert and Eva Bailey Moore, she was a housewife, homemaker, and member of the First Nazarene Church in Matthews...
Looking Back 6-30 (06/30/02)
SIKESTON - Bowman's broke into the victory column Tuesday night after three straight losses. The team defeated MIA Merchants, 72-17. DEXTER - A crowd estimated at 1,200 looked on as J.C. Bennett flew an airplane through the ribbon spanning Highway 60 to officially open the new sections north of here. Ceremonies were held at the interchange of U.S. Highway 60 and Missouri Highway 25, with a list of distinguished visitors headed by Gov. John Dalton...
Improvements will require diligence (06/30/02)
As I read through the city and associate court news this week, I began to realize that the combined efforts of some concerned citizens are beginning to have a true impact on our community. Arrests for noise violations, for weeds and trash and for drugs are definitely on the increase. In some ways you can trace that effort back to a letter to the editor that appeared in this newspaper...
Speakout 6-30 (06/30/02)
Whatever Mr. Jensen's bias is toward Steve Fossett, it seems to me that they are ridiculous. Just think of all the technological advances that have occurred due to the Mercury and NASA experiences over the years. Numerous medical advances, a lot of advances in technology including computers, plastics, whatever, I don't know why he doesn't like some rich guy flying all over the world. ...