Don't fence me in (07/29/02)
Charlie McGill of the Sikeston Jaycee's tightens barb wire Saturday at the Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo grounds.
The Jaycee's are preparing for their 50th Annual Rodeo which starts Aug 7-10.
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Stories from Monday, July 29, 2002
Don't fence me in (07/29/02)
Charlie McGill of the Sikeston Jaycee's tightens barb wire Saturday at the Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo grounds. The Jaycee's are preparing for their 50th Annual Rodeo which starts Aug 7-10.
A day in the park (07/29/02)
EAST PRAIRIE - East Prairie's first ever "Park Day," scheduled to take place Saturday at the K.S. Simpkins Family Recreation Facility, will officially dedicate the city's newest park and recognize the accomplishments of its namesake. Park Day 2002 begins at 10:30 a.m. with a dedication ceremony honoring Kathie Simpkins, East Prairie's city administrator, according to Brett Blackman, parks and recreation director...
Street relocation approved (07/29/02)
SIKESTON - An ordinance approving the relocation of Dudley Drive was approved by the Sikeston City council during this morning's special council meeting. The relocation was approved during the special meeting as it is a time-sensitive matter, according to Carroll Couch, city clerk...
Sikeston falls in district (07/29/02)
SIKESTON -- In order to win the District 14 championship on Saturday, Sikeston's Senior Legion team needed to beat powerhouse Dunklin County twice. Post 114 was able to win the first game 10-6 behind a dominant pitching performance from Lance Rhodes. But as expected, the road Sikeston took to the finals came with a price...
SAY Team of the Day: Lewis Furniture (07/29/02)
SIKESTON -- Lewis Furniture took fifth place in the National League this year, winning four games in the regular season. The squad was seeded No. 5 in the year-end tournament and lost to Burger King in the first round. "If you look at what we were expected to do, four wins was a decent season for us," said Lewis coach Steve Beydler. "We were probably picked to win one or two games -- maybe."...
Thomas Lee (07/29/02)
FLORISSANT - Thomas Gilbert Lee, 98, formerly of Dudley, died July 27, 2002. Born May 31, 1904, at Pyletown, son of the late Marshal Eugene and Nancy Elizabeth Giles Lee, he had lived most of his life in Dudley before moving to St. Charles in 1999. He was a retired farmer and attended the Church of Christ while living in Dudley...
Duresilla Mhoon (07/29/02)
SIKESTON -- Duresilla Anderson Mhoon, 79, died July 26, 2002, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Jan. 23, 1923, in Clarksdale, Ark., daughter of the late Asberry and Sallie Anderson, she had lived in Missouri over 50 years and was of the Baptist belief...
Esther Adkins (07/29/02)
MOREHOUSE -- Esther Jewell Adkins, 80, died July 28, 2002, at her home. Born May 12, 1922, at Curtis, Ark., daughter of the late George Thomas and Pearl Anna Gentles McGuirt, Esther had resided in Arkansas until 1939 and has lived in the Essex and Morehouse area since. She attended the Baptist Church...
Charles Chamberlain (07/29/02)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Charles Chamberlain, 73, died July 28, 2002, at the Portageville Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home in Lilbourn.
Correan Hufstedler (07/29/02)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers at services conducted today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Correan Dockery Hufstedler, 85, who died July 26, 2002, were: Ben F. Marshall, Eric Johnson, Scotty Young, John Venable, Ray Averitt and Barry Grissom.
Robert Mather (07/29/02)
SIKESTON - Robert H. Mather, 68, died at 7:15 a.m. July 29, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Blanchard Funeral Chapel.
Cle Baker (07/29/02)
SIKESTON -- Cleophous "Cle" Baker, 69, died July 24, 2002, at his home. Born Nov. 28, 1932, in Caruthersville, son of the late Clifton and Jessie Mae Carter Baker, he graduated from Lincoln High School in Sikeston and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He was of the Baptist belief...
Irene Laughlin (07/29/02)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Irene M. Laughlin, 92, died at 12:50 p.m. July 28, 2002, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Bob Maddox (07/29/02)
DEXTER - Pallbearers at funeral services conducted Saturday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Bob Maddox, 68, who died July 24, 2002, were: Larry Maddox, Kenny Maddox, Bill Maddox, Rodger Maddox, Bill Throckmorton and Scottie Buie.
Jewell Tate (07/29/02)
BERNIE - Jewell Mae Tate, 87, died July 27, 2002, at the Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Center in Dexter. Born Nov. 13, 1914, in Pershing, Ill., daughter of the late Willie Alfonzo and Grace Stroble McCain, she was a former owner and operator of restaurants in Malden and Bloomfield and employed as a babysitter, she was a member of the Bernie Assembly of God Church...
Bo Brown (07/29/02)
SIKESTON - James Lee "Bo" Brown, 45, died at 1:10 p.m. July 27, 2002, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Sept. 5, 1956, in Wyatt, son of Riley and Ruth Ketchum Brown of Charleston, he had lived in Charleston and Sikeston most of his life. He served in the U.S. Army and was of the Protestant faith...
Births (published 7/29) (07/29/02)
VANDUSER - Kevin and Wendy Bramlett are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 9:43 a.m. July 1, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Edward James Bramlett weighed 5 pounds, 2 ounces and was 18-inches long. Mrs. Bramlett, daughter of Charles and Cindy Carlisle of Vanduser, is employed by Brown Shoe Company...
Looking Back in Time July 29 (07/29/02)
SIKESTON - Complimentary ticket by the Sikeston Standard. This ticket will admit Dr. and Mrs. A.D. Martin to the Malone Theater Friday to see "Great Man's Lady." SIKESTON - The statisticians are at it again. One of them says the average lawn is cut about 20 times a year - and of course if the neighbor's boy does it, one multiplies that figure by money...
Your View 7/29: Great experience (07/29/02)
An open letter to American Legion Post 114 members: My name is Brandon Eldridge and about a month ago, I returned from Boy's State at Central Missouri State University in Warrensburg. I am writing today to thank you for believing in me, believing that I am a leader of this great city and that I will someday receive the torch and could quite possibly take part in leading this nation...
SpeakOut 7/29 (07/29/02)
I'm calling about my next door neighbor. She makes trouble for all the neighbors around her. I guess that's her way of getting attention. She only gets along with one set of neighbors and they told me they just do it because they feel sorry for her. ...