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Stories from Wednesday, July 10, 2002

Remodeling (07/10/02)
Gene Hampton, an employee of Richard Hampton Paint and Drywall, paints a post in one of the wings of the Southeast Elementary School Tuesday. The building is in the process of being remodeled for the upcoming school year.
Five projects will be submitted for disaster assistance (07/10/02)
BENTON - Scott County will submit five projects to the State Emergency Management Agency for disaster assistance from SEMA and the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Scott County Economic Developer Jim Schwaninger reviewed proposals and compiled preliminary estimates on the five projects with county commissioners during Tuesday's county commission meeting. The public assistance application is due July 19...
Ordinance passed for safe housing (07/10/02)
MINER - Miner residents may want to check their lawns. The Board of Aldermen passed an ordinance amending the city's safe housing regulations during their regular session Tuesday. New requirements include a safety inspection before buildings can be occupied, two fully functioning doors, and at least one working smoke detector for each building...
Board hires more teachers for fall (07/10/02)
SIKESTON - Sikeston Public Schools continuously strives to see that its students have the best education possible. And hiring the best of teachers is one way of making it happen. Tuesday afternoon the Board of Education hired more teachers to fill needed positions...
Lawsuit is settled (07/10/02)
ST. LOUIS - A Missouri woman who lost her baby during an emergency Caesarean section the day after being released from police custody where she was held for more than 12 hours without food or water, has settled her civil rights suit against the City of Sikeston and several police officers for a record amount...
Solving mysteries (07/10/02)
Tyler Schildknecht works to solve a mystery during the Sikeston Public Library Summer Reading program Tuesday afternoon. The theme was Solving Mysteries with Nate the Great and the Phony Clue.
Man sentenced to life (07/10/02)
CHARLESTON -- An area man was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday after a shooting in March of 2001. According to Sikeston Department of Public Safety Director Drew Juden, Louis Mosby was sentenced for the robbery and shooting of David Holmes at Security Locksmith at 133 W. Malone in Sikeston on March 31, 2001...
Sikeston gets minor league baseball team (07/10/02)
SIKESTON -- A minor league baseball team is scheduled to take Sikeston's VFW field next summer, playing in the revived "Kitty League" that was popular back in the early decades of the 20th century. Organizers Gary Jones and Randy Morgan have selected four cities for the independent professional league: Dyersburg (Tenn.), Fulton (Ky.), Paducah (Ky.) and Sikeston...
Team of the Day: The Elks (07/10/02)
Lance Hanlin Standard Democrat SIKESTON -- The Elks had a season to remember in the American League of Sikeston Area Youth Baseball this year, finishing with an overall record of 11-4. The squad managed to beat every team in the league, placing third in the regular season, then taking first in the year-end tournament...
Kendig breaks team record in swim meet (07/10/02)
PADUCAH -- Sikeston sent nine swimmers to the Paducah meet on Monday for one last chance to swim qualifying times for the AAU Junior Olympics. Several Sharks improved on their times and qualified for additional events. Mary Kendig broke a 5-year-old team record in the 8 and under 25 freestyle with a time of 18.50. She also took first in the 25 breast (24.48), 25 fly (22.97), 50 free (44.29) and 100 IM (1:47.54)...
Hot driving ability earns Parris $2,000 in cold cash (07/10/02)
Here are the weekend results from local race tracks around the area. SIKESTON -- Last year's points champion, Dexter's Ken Parris, won $2,000 and the Super Pro Class at the Sikeston Drag Strip Saturday night. With a 5.28 dial, Parris ran 5.28 at 131 m.p.h. His reaction time was .517. Second place went to Ronnie Egner, of Mayfield, Ky. Egner ran 5.74 on a 5.75 dial at 122 m.p.h. His reaction time was .513...
Post 114 powers past Chaffee (07/10/02)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston Senior American Legion Post 114 baseball team pounded three home runs en route to a 21-9 seven-inning win against Chaffee Legion Post 389 on Tuesday at VFW Stadium. The game was a district outing, pushing Sikeston's record to 7-1 in league play and 15-5 overall...
Doc Schuchart (07/10/02)
SIKESTON - R.P. "Doc" Schuchart Jr., 83, of Sikeston Route 4, died at 3:15 p.m. July 8, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Jan. 17, 1919, at Union, son of the late Rudolph Peter and Minnie Catherine Hanneken Schuchart Sr., he was a sergeant in the U.S. ...
Lila Beeson (07/10/02)
EAST PRAIRIE - Lila Beeson, 77, died July 10, 2002, at the Bertrand Nursing Facility. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Alma Helton (07/10/02)
PUXICO - Alma Deloma Helton, 87, died July 8, 2002, at the Puxico Nursing Center. Born Dec. 14, 1914, in Puxico, daughter of the late Walter and Lula Fann Casey, she was a member of the Puxico United Methodist Church and VFW Post 7822 Ladies Auxiliary in Puxico...
Eleanor Story (07/10/02)
SIKESTON - Eleanor McClure Story died early July 10, 2002, at her home in Sikeston. McMikle Funeral Home of Charleston is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
Geneva Burgess (07/10/02)
SIKESTON - Geneva L. Burgess, 71, died July 9, 2002, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home.
David Markel (07/10/02)
ST. LOUIS - David F. Markel, 61, died July 8, 2002, at St. Anthony's Medical Center in St. Louis. Born Aug. 8, 1940, in St. Louis, son of the late Daniel F. and Cora L. Kinkel Markel, he was a member of the Missouri Society of Professional Engineers. He was also a member of Calvary Presbyterian Church and served on the Raintree P.O.A. Board of Directors...
Looking back 7-10 (07/10/02)
SIKESTON - Mary Ellen Bailey, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roger A. Bailey, was elected president of the district Young People Conference of the Christian Church held last week at Arcadia. SIKESTON - Miss Mandy Sue Goetz, daughter of Mrs. Freddie Goetz, has been awarded a letter in journalism on the Babbler staff at David Lipscomb College in Nashville, Tenn...
Misuse of program hurts those in need (07/10/02)
You may find the following tale hard to believe but I'm told with good authority that it's true. The story involves the medical community but more importantly it involves Medicaid. It's a horror story for taxpayers and all of those who fund the low income medical insurance. And before you start to complain, I fully realize it's a tragic example of abuse that is not the overall picture of Medicaid...
Speakout 7-10 (07/10/02)
I'm calling about the Speakout that said vote yes for the taxes and would suggest that the person who wants to vote yes save the money and get their head examined. We already pay 33 percent on the dollar on taxes and for anyone who would want to vote yes on taxes these days must be a form of insanity...