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Stories from Monday, August 12, 2002

Rodeo finale fun (08/12/02)
Kyle Fetters, 6, of Sikeston was the object of interest as he had his face painted. The face painting was among several activities at the Red Neck Barbecue hosted by the Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce.
Sikeston names new street superintendent (08/12/02)
SIKESTON - Trey Hardy of Sikeston has taken on duties as the city's new street superintendent. City Manager Doug Friend announced Hardy's appointment to replace former street superintendent, Vance Raines who was promoted to the position Nov. 5, 2000, and retired July 12...
Tragedy strikes at rodeo (08/12/02)
SIKESTON -- Tragedy struck the 50th Annual Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo early Sunday morning when a man was struck by a utility truck and killed. About 12:45 a.m. Sunday officers with the Sikeston Department of Public Safety working the rodeo received a report that a subject that had been run over with a vehicle...
Karate kids, parents find fun in sport (08/12/02)
SIKESTON -- Jimmy Duncan of Morehouse never had any intention of joining the diversified world of martial arts. After watching his son's first Tae Kwon Do class, he was a little amused, and decided he would give it a try. That was 15 years ago. Today Duncan, 41, is certified in Tae Kwon Do and runs Duncan's Martial Arts in Morehouse. Through the years, he, like many other martial artists, has learned there's a lot more to the sport than kicking and punching...
Looking Back 8-12 (08/12/02)
SIKESTON - Warren Randolph Kem of Sikeston has been inducted in the Army at Jefferson Barracks Reception Center. He is the son of Louis R. Kem. SIKESTON - In this predominately Democratic county with only a negligible Republican vote and only one GOP candidate afield for county office, it is virtually certain there will be only two changes in the county's official family after the November general election. ...
Help appreciated (08/12/02)
The friends of Brenda Stoffregen would like to thank everyone who donated items and their time to make this auction a success. A special thank you to Cecil and Sharon Carter of Carter Auction Company. Standard Democrat, Aufdenberg Equipment Company, Danny's Small Engine, Morehouse Cafe, Rodchester's Deli, Morlan Dodge, Bolen Brothers Nursery, Pizza Inn, Sikeston Bowling Center, Jeremiah's, The Book Bug, Sikeston Motor Company, Domino's Pizza, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Morehouse Beach Club, Mill's Jewelry, Napa Auto Parts, Lewis Furniture, Randy's Rx, Dollar Tree, Auto Zone, North Ridge Veterinary Hospital, Norman and Dottie Cox, Buckshot Archery, Lambert's Cafe, Dub and Kris Greene, Fisherman's Net, Barton's Lumber Company, MAB Paints;. ...
Sponsors thanked (08/12/02)
The Scott County Women in Agriculture recently sponsored a Farm Day for more than 300 third grade children in Scott County. This was free of charge and greatly enjoyed by the children. We would love to thank the sponsors who helped us in our efforts...
Parade enjoyed (08/12/02)
Early Saturday (Aug. 3) morning, a group of residents from Sells Rest Home in Matthews were getting ready to "cowboy up" for Sikeston's annual rodeo parade. The residents left with activity directors Tracie Lowman and Angie Alsup and activity volunteer Andy VanVickle about 9 a.m. to enjoy the event. Upon their arrival, the residents put on their hats and kicked back to enjoy the parade. The continuous smiles on their faces indicated the fun they had...
Speakout 8/12 (08/12/02)
To the Democrat who was griping about the 401K values going down, my 401K went south a long time before Bush got in - two years before he got in. Clinton's crap was catching up with him before he got out. He had them CEOs; he played god for that Enron man. ...