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Stories from Monday, July 8, 2002

Book 'em (07/08/02)
Sikeston Department of Public Safety officer Jerry Alley fingerprints Jacob Reynolds during a recent tour. Reynolds was taking part of the Parks and Recreation Division's Summer Tour program which is free to the public. The tour's next stop will be Wednesday at the Sikeston Power Plant...
To spank or not to spank? (07/08/02)
SIKESTON - There's an old saying: spare the rod and spoil the child. But there seems to be a difference in opinion as to whether or not that's a bad thing. Elizabeth Gershoff believes parents who spank their children risk causing long-term harm that outweighs the short-term benefit of instant obedience...
SAY Team of the Day: Kiwanis (07/08/02)
SIKESTON -- Kiwanis took seventh place in the in the National League of Sikeston Area Youth Baseball this year, finishing with a record of 2-10. The squad made up for its underachieving regular season though, upsetting the heavily favored Jaycees in the year-end tournament...
Legion finishes 2-1 in Anheuser Busch (07/08/02)
ST. LOUIS - The Sikeston Senior American Legion Post 114 baseball team didn't advance to the championship round of the Anheuser Busch Tournament in St. Louis but the team came home with a 2-1 record over the holidays. Sikeston defeated DeSoto 13-1 in five innings, held on to beat Litchfield (Ill.) 7-5 in eight innings and lost to Maryland Heights 6-1 to close out the tournament...
Alice Walter (07/08/02)
SCOTT CITY - Mary Alice Walter, 78, died July 6, 2002. Born Jan. 10, 1924, at Kelso, daughter of the late Joseph and C. Alvina Lux Ressel, she had held the positions of postmaster, officer in charge and window clerk at the Cape Girardeau Post Office during her 36 years of employment with the U.S. Postal Service before retiring. A member of St. Augustine Catholic Church and St. Ann's Sodality in Kelso, she was also a member of VFW Post 6407 Ladies Auxiliary in Scott City...
C.F. Henry (07/08/02)
EAST PRAIRIE - C.F. Henry, 87, died July 8, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. rrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home.
Winnie Greer (07/08/02)
MEMPHIS - Winnie Greer, 88, formerly of Portageville, Mo., died July 8, 2002, at the St. Francis Nursing Home in Memphis. Arrangements are incomplete at DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
Thelma Haynes (07/08/02)
ST. PETERS - Thelma Sue Haynes, 60, formerly of Sikeston and Glenn Allen, died July 5, 2002, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Born Dec. 8, 1941, at Glen Allen, she was the daughter of Thelma Jane Deck Underwood of O'Fallon and the late Charlie Floyd Sr...
Bural Samons (07/08/02)
FAIRDEALING - Charles "Bural" Samons, 82, formerly of Mississippi County, died at 4 a.m. July 8, 2002, at Three Rivers Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Marie Briggs (07/08/02)
PORTAGEVILLE - Theresa "Marie" Briggs, 88, died July 6, 2002, at the Portageville Nursing Home. Born Dec. 29, 1913, in Cairo, Ill., daughter of the late Arthur and Ethel Cravens LeSieur, she was a member of St. Eustachius Catholic Church. Survivors include: one son, Charles L. "Yogi" Briggs of Portageville; and one sister, Kathleen Robbs of West Palm Beach, Fla...
Looking Back in Time at July 8 (07/08/02)
SIKESTON - A son, Patrick Mitchell Malone, was born Sunday morning at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, to Mr. and Mrs. P.D. Malone. Mrs. Malone is the former Miss Katherine Jane Mitchell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clay Mitchell of Sikeston. --- SIKESTON - Capt. Walter E. Derris Jr., 31, this week was reported by the War Department officially to be among the missing, becoming the second Sikeston young man to be placed in this category since the outbreak of war...
Your View: two views from 7/8 (07/08/02)
I am surprised how many of your readers call in to Speakout that complain about the Federal government not taking care of them. For the amount of calls and letters by people who idolize the old South (you know who you are) that don't complain of the State not taking care of them. The "War of Northern Aggression" was fought first and most of all for "States Rights."...
SpeakOut 7/8 (07/08/02)
A solution to the problem. The Pledge of Allegiance, take the parts you don't like and take them out. Any writings you read, don't read it or skip the parts you bother it. Money issues, don't use it or use plastic. But check with your children first to see if they believe the same as you. ...