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Stories from Thursday, August 8, 2002

Lonestar will star tonight (08/08/02)
SIKESTON -- Lonestar's Michael Britt said it's the different places that leave a lasting impression when touring across the country. And among those places is the Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo, where Lonestar played in front of a sell-out crowd last year...
Kidnapping part of rodeo (08/08/02)
SIKESTON - It's one thing to experience the entire Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo scene. Being kidnapped off the interstate to get there is a whole different story. Jimmy Durham of Ripley, Tenn., and his family were traveling on Interstate 55 last year when they noticed a fast approaching police car with flashing lights and a siren coming up from behind...
SAY Team of the Day: Sikeston Auto Service (08/08/02)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston Auto Service took second place in the Musial League this year, finishing with a record of 8-4. "The whole team improved a lot," said SAS manager Steve Deere. "Everybody hustled both on and off the field, that is huge at this age. And they were never out of any game. Of the few that we lost, it came down to the last inning."...
Bootheel rodeo underway (08/08/02)
SIKESTON -- The 2002 Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo kicked off on Wednesday night with the top cowboys and cowgirls on the PRCA circuit competing in bare back, saddle bronc, bull riding, calf roping, steer wrestling and barrel racing events. In bare back, Jeff Collins of Redfield, Kan., took top honors with a score of 86. Second place went to Darren Clark, of Denton, Texas, who checked in with an 83. Will Lowe took third with 82 points, followed by Chad Klein and Trey Fisher with 80 each...
Waltrip to appear at ATP Racepark (08/08/02)
BENTON -- NASCAR Winston Cup driver Michael Waltrip will be making a special appearance at the Auto Tire and Parts Racepark in Benton on Aug. 13 along with NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series driver and pilot of the NAPA Craftsman Truck Brendan Gaughan. The appearance of the two NASCAR competitors will kick off the Auto Tire and Parts and NAPA fan appreciation night. ...
Lorene Fields (08/08/02)
CHARLESTON - Lorene Cherry Fields, 92, died at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 7, 2002, at the Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home.
Liza Suggs (08/08/02)
SIKESTON - Liza Suggs, 93, died Aug. 5, 2002, at Sikeston Health Care. Born July 5, 1909, in Yalo Busha County near Oakland, Miss., daughter of the late Wilson and Winnie Williams Suggs, she had lived in Missouri for more than 30 years. She was a member of Travelers Rest Missionary Baptist Church and its Mothers' Board...
William Wright (08/08/02)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - William Perry Wright Jr., 90, died Aug. 6, 2002, in Cape Girardeau. Born July 28, 1912, in Charleston, son of the late William Perry and Blanche Hadassah Mitchell Wright, he graduated in 1930 from Charleston High School and attended St. Louis University, the University of Missouri and Tulane University...
J.C. Tidwell (08/08/02)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services conducted at 10:30 a.m. today at Ponder Funeral Home for J.C. Tidwell, 88, who died Aug. 6, 2002, were: Bradley Tidwell, Phillip Tidwell, Wilson Tidwell, Scott Keisling, Bill Humphries and Bill Sharp. Honorary pallbearers were: Wesley Stutts, Junior Reeder, Bob Duckworth, Castor Alsup and Clarence Hilterbrand...
Olive Keel (08/08/02)
SIKESTON - Olive Mae Keel, 83, died at 10:15 a.m. Aug. 5, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born April 4, 1919, in Ellingham, Wash., daughter of the late Honik and Ruth Mabel Falk Oiness, she owned and managed several hotels in California before retiring in 1977 and was of the Baptist belief...
Martha Forrest (08/08/02)
ELLINGTON - Martha Terrell Forrest, 84, formerly of Mississippi County, died at 8 p.m. Aug. 7, 2002, in Ellington. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Clinard - Outler (08/08/02)
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Sara Clinard and Chad Outler were married April 27, 2002, at the Bell Gable Chapel in Fayetteville. The double-ring ceremony was performed by the Rev. Andrew Kilgore. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Clinard of East Prairie, Mo., and granddaughter of Wilton Vaughan of Dover, Tenn., and the late Sally Vaughan and Mr. and Mrs. Luther Clinard of Big Rock, Tenn...
Looking Back in Time at Aug. 8 (08/08/02)
SIKESTON - A torrid August sun shot the mercury to 106 in the official thermometer of weather observer Harry Young Sunday to give the city the hottest day of the summer. --- SIKESTON - Keep Scott County clean. Re-elect David E. Blanton prosecuting attorney. Blanton is not financed, controlled or dominated by any group of individuals whose desires, demands or interests are contrary to the public welfare and law enforcement...
Tracking terrorists with U.S. truckers (08/08/02)
It may be viewed as an overreaction to the era of terrorism but the idea of truckers eying potential terrorists seems like a workable plan to me. The first phase of the trucker program actually starts today and will soon spread nationwide. Here's how the plan works. ...
SpeakOut 8/8 (08/08/02)
I understand that Amtrak lost over $100 on each ticket they sold last year. I was wondering if I could find out to apply and let them help me with my car expenses. It seems that there is just more good money after bad since they have never made a profit and never even broke even. ...