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Stories from Monday, August 19, 2002

Hold on tight! (08/19/02)
A 4-H Club member completes his ride in the pole bending competition at the Scott County 4-H Rodeo Saturday at the Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo. The rodeo featured competitors ages 8-18 from eight counties in Southeast Missouri.
University honor goes to Sikeston resident (08/19/02)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - A Sikeston resident is among six alumni and a faculty member at Southeast Missouri State University selected to receive the annual Merit Awards presented by the University's Alumni Association. Bill M. Burch will receive the School of Polytechnic Studies Alumni Merit Award during Homecoming festivities Oct. 18. The Merit Award Dinner is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. in the Show Me Center...
Sikeston drops first game in World Series (08/19/02)
MATTOON, Ill. - The Sikeston 12-and-under all-star team lost its first game in the Cal Ripken World Series 11-0 to the Illinois champions here on Sunday. Sikeston fell behind 7-0 in the top of the second inning highlighted by a grand slam by Philip Wetherell of the Illinois squad...
Benton falls in title game of World Series (08/19/02)
GREENVILLE, N.C. - Jenna Kubesch was too much for Benton, for the second time this week. Kubesch, who threw a no-hitter at Benton earlier this week, threw a two-hitter on Saturday as LaGrange, Texas, won the Babe Ruth World Series for 16-and-under softball teams Saturday with a 7-0 victory...
George Brown (08/19/02)
CHARLESTON - George Brown, 75, died at 10:45 p.m. Aug. 18, 2002, at his son's home in St. Louis. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home.
Bob Harris (08/19/02)
DEXTER - Leonard R. "Bob" Harris, 71, formerly of Scott City, died Aug. 19, 2002, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Evelyeene DeRousse (08/19/02)
SCOTT CITY - Evelyeene DeRousse, 88, died Aug. 19, 2002, at Rivers Run Health Care in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett in Scott City.
Elwood Kinder (08/19/02)
MOREHOUSE - Elwood Reece Kinder Jr., 60, died at 10:25 p.m. Aug. 17, 2002, in Morehouse. Born Dec. 3, 1941, in Scott City, son of the late Elwood R. and Pauline Edna Keesee Kinder Sr., he was a 1959 graduate of Sikeston High School and owned and operated Nancy's Sweet Shop for 28 years...
Maxine Pomirko (08/19/02)
CHARLESTON - Maxine S. Pomirko, 80, died at 6:45 a.m. Aug. 18, 2002, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Born Sept. 15, 1921, in Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Peter "Pete" and Ammer Shankle Scott. She lived in St. Louis most of her life, where she was a teacher in the Berkeley School District until retiring in 1983, when she moved to Gilbertsville, Ky. She returned to Charleston in 1997, where she was a member of the Church of Christ...
Frances Hill (08/19/02)
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Frances Leigh Hill, 93, formerly of Charleston, Mo., died Aug. 18, 2002, at the Brookwood Medical Center in Birmingham. Born May 13, 1909, at Capleville, Tenn., daughter of the late Eugene G. and Kittie Bernard Howard, she was a graduate of Charleston High School. ...
Freddy Riley (08/19/02)
LILBOURN - Frederick Paul "Freddy" Riley, 52, died Aug. 18, 2002, at Beverly Healthcare in New Madrid. Born Feb. 10, 1950, in Sikeston, son of Pauline Riley of Lilbourn and the late Paul Riley, he retired as a truck driver and was a member of the Catron Baptist Church. He served with the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam era and later served in the U.S. Navy...
J. Loyd Carter (08/19/02)
BERNIE - J. Loyd Carter, 95, died Aug. 16, 2002, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born Jan. 17, 1907, at Ellsinore, son of the late Jessie and Irene Walker Carter, he was a member of the First Baptist Church in Bernie. On April 17, 1927, at Ellsinore, he married Edith Cates who survives of the home...
Lamona Backus (08/19/02)
DEXTER - Lamona Backus, 62, died Aug. 17, 2002, at her home. Born Sept. 15, 1939, at London, Ark., daughter of the late Henry DeWitt Becker and Agnes Braswell Becker, she was a housekeeper and member of the Dexter Church of Christ. On Dec. 29, 1963, at Bell City, she married Jerry Lee Backus who preceded her in death on June 25, 1995...
James McDaniel (08/19/02)
FREDERICKTOWN - James Leon McDaniel, 79, formerly of Charleston, died at 10:20 p.m. Aug. 18, 2002, at the Mineral Area Regional Medical Center in Farmington. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Births (published 8/19) (08/19/02)
CHAFFEE - Barry Ray and Glenda Jean Sadler are the parents of their second child, first son, born at 12:54 p.m. July 19, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Casey Ray Sadler weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and was 19-inches long. The former Glenda Bigham, Mrs. Sadler is the daughter of Helen Bigham and Pat Coad of Cape Girardeau...
Looking Back in Time at Aug. 19 (08/19/02)
SIKESTON - Miss Jo Ann Botter, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W.O. Botter, entertained a group of friends with a party at her home Friday evening. Prizes were awarded to Eugenia Potashnick, C.D. Alcorn, Billy Huters, Curtis Bryant and Bennie Witt. Others present were: Emma Lee Nicholson, Jack Mitchell, Peggy Lair, Suzanne Lindley, Ardeith Kirby, Dick Dement, Goldie Cooley, Bobby Deneke, Mary Ellen Sensebaugh, Betty Ann Northington, Billy Baker, Billy Matthews and Jerry Mize...
Your View: two views from 8/19 (08/19/02)
On Sept. 11, 2001, blood was needed in New York to help our neighbors in their time of need. The memory of those who gave their lives will remain in our hearts, and their families will remain in our prayers. Those who gave their blood to help keep others alive will also remain in the lives of the memories of the lives they saved. ...
SpeakOut 8/19 (08/19/02)
Just to think of all the things that start with the letter "D" that are negative: devil, deceit, discouragement, depression, damnation and just even Democrats. ---- "I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United Socialist States of America, and to the democracy for which it stands. ...