[Nameplate] Partly Cloudy ~ 75°F  
High: 84°F ~ Low: 71°F
Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014

Stories from Sunday, July 7, 2002

Sikeston nurse served as inspiration to others (07/07/02)
SIKESTON -- Even though Phyllis Stewart has been gone a little over a year, she's still very much a part of the lives of those she left behind. The well-known nursing instructor died unexpectedly in May 2001, but she continues to teach the old saying that laughter is the best medicine...
City plans to publish list of delinquent taxes (07/07/02)
SIKESTON - City officials are making a list and checking it twice - and then it will be published in the newspaper. "A lot of people are delinquent on their city personal property tax," said Carroll Couch, city clerk. City Manager Doug Friend advised Sikeston residents to partake in "a little reflection" on the last time they visited city hall...
SEMO Speedway ready for 'big show' July 13 (07/07/02)
SIKESTON -- The Semo Motor Speedway is preparing for one of its largest events on July 13th, featuring the Mara Midgets, Midwest Outlaw Lightening Sprints, NMMA Micro Sprints, Rams Mini Stocks, and the famous Legend cars. Special guest for the night will be Busch Grand National and Winston Cup Driver Mike Wallace. ...
Michelob Classic event set (07/07/02)
SIKESTON -- The annual Michelob Classic 2-Man Scramble will be held July 20-21 at the Sikeston Country Club. The field of 124 teams will be flighted and play for over $10,000 in prizes. There will be a shotgun start at 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. each day. The entry fee is $100 per team and includes a free practice round. Entry forms are available at the Sikeston Country Club pro shop...
Late-inning rally falls short (07/07/02)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston Junior American Legion Auxiliary Unit 114 baseball team needed one win to clinch the top seed in the upcoming district tournament. But with a 5-4 loss in eight innings to Cape Junior Legion on Friday at VFW Stadium, things just got more complicated. Both teams still have district games to play, but as of Friday night Sikeston and Cape were tied for first in the district with 5-3 records...
Area golfers asked to 'chip' in fight against cancer (07/07/02)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston's serious golfers as well as the weekend putters are teaming up to participate in the American Cancer Society's 19th Annual Charity Golf Classic 4-Person Scramble. The event offers golfers an opportunity to "chip" in the fight against cancer...
Team of the Day: Fabrite (07/07/02)
SIKESTON -- Fabrite took fourth place in the American League of Sikeston Area Youth Baseball this year, finishing with a record of 6-6. It was a season of ups and downs that ended up somewhere in the middle. "The season was not as successful as I wanted it to be," said Fabrite coach Bryan Montgomery. "Overall, I think all the kids stayed with it and tried hard all year long."...
Bill Parker (07/07/02)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers for services scheduled at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for William K. "Bill Parker," 84, who died July 5, 2002, will be: Wade Parker, Wayne Parker, Steve Parker, Ricky Parker, Ryan Parker, and Chadd Parker. Honorary pallbearer will be Danny Parker...
Births (published 7/7) (07/07/02)
SIKESTON - David Andrew and Jamie Susie Norton are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 5:05 a.m. June 5, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Lindsey Marie Norton weighed 5 pounds, 2 ounces and was 17 1/2-inches long...
Looking Back 7/7 (07/07/02)
SIKESTON - In honor of her 12th birthday, Mary Eugenia Blanton entertained a group of girls at a theater party Monday afternoon, afterward serving refreshments at her home on North Ranney. SIKESTON - Daniel S. Norton, Sikeston attorney, has announced that he is a candidate for Scott County prosecuting attorney in the August primary election...
Racial profiling can be effectively used (07/07/02)
About three weeks ago, I wrote a letter to Missouri Attorney General Jay Nixon concerning recently released statistics on racial profiling in Missouri. I pointed out to the state's top legal expert that racial profiling is a repugnant process that should not be tolerated. But I also pointed out that the statistics shed light on some effective law enforcement tools that the public should understand...
Speakout 7/7 (07/07/02)
Do these farmers' insurance where the guys who work for them go to hauling corn and wheat or other produce they have. Does their insurance cover any other people that they have ride with them who aren't working for the farmers? I was sitting here watching the six o'clock news on Channel 12 and they show a lady over Urbana, Ill., who had her house damaged in the flood and she gets a check from the federal government for $489. ...