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Stories from Tuesday, September 17, 2002

Resident's song is part of album (09/17/02)
EAST PRAIRIE -- For years East Prairie resident Fannie Stone has written country gospel music. On Sundays she, her husband and some friends sing on the KCHR Christian radio station out of Charleston. Recently Stone found out her music has been recorded on a cassette album produced by Hill Top Records, headquartered in Hollywood, Calif...
Death ruled accidental (09/17/02)
EAST PRAIRIE - Following a complete investigation in cooperation with Mississippi County Sheriff Larry Turley and his department and the East Prairie Chief of Police Danny Lafferty, the death of Christopher Johnson, 26 of East Prairie, was ruled accidental by Mississippi County Coroner, Terry A. Parker...
E-911 administrators look for ways to upgrade to Phase 2 (09/17/02)
MORLEY - The rejection of April's Proposition B by Missouri voters has area Emergency-911 administrators looking for ways to fund the mandated upgrade to E-911's Phase 2. With Phase 2 to be in place by October 2003, that leaves just over a year for them to figure out how they are going to do it...
Yearbook receives acclaim (09/17/02)
SIKESTON - The 2001-2002 Sikeston High School yearbook staff learned a great deal from their mentor as well as each other. And what the 15 students did with that knowledge impressed a publishing company so much the Growler yearbook was nominated to be included in a teaching book and a CD-rom for 2004...
Sikeston JV football team wins opener (09/17/02)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - The Sikeston junior varsity football team opened the season with a 20-6 road victory against Cape Central's JV team. Sikeston never trailed in the game as they opened up a 14-0 lead at the half. "We played well defensively -- we got to the football and we made tackles," said Sikeston coach Alan Scheeter. "We got a little tired in the second half but we were able to hold on for the win."...
Malden, Benton race tracks to host showdown (09/17/02)
BENTON -- The United Sprint Car Series Showdown in the "Show Me" State will take place at two of Missouri's finest racing facilities this week. On Friday, Sept. 20th the USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour 2002 will visit Malden Speedway for the third annual USCS Missouri State Championship Race...
Heat place second in World Series (09/17/02)
GREENVILLE, N.C. -- The New Hamburg Heat All-Stars recently took second place in the 2002 Babe Ruth 16U Softball World Series in Greenville, North Carolina. Members of the team from Benton were Sara Essner, Ashley Rockett, Jessica Burnett and Whitney Beggs. Members from New Hamburg were Monica Senciboy, Kelly Essner, Ashley Kern, Dana Essner, coach Mike Senciboy, coach Randy Kern and manager Tom Essner...
Four Sikeston runners place in 10-team Kelly Invitational (09/17/02)
BENTON -- Sikeston's Dale Ham ran his personnel best, covering over 5,000 meters in 17.05 to take fourth place in the 10-team Kelly Invitational on Saturday. Ham again ran a smart race, going out under control and moving up quickly in the middle of the race...
Sikeston volleyball team rebounds from tourney, beats Cape Central (09/17/02)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - After a rough weekend in the SEMO Classic Volleyball Tournament, Sikeston bounced back with a victory at Cape Central on Monday. Sikeston (5-4-2) won the match 15-6, 15-8. "I'm real pleased that we went to Cape and came away with a win after a horrendous showing in the SEMO Volleyball Classic," said Sikeston head coach Steve Beydler. "It's nice to get back on track."...
Poplar Bluff sweeps Sikeston (09/17/02)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs tennis team dropped to 4-2 on the season with a 9-0 loss to Poplar Bluff on Monday at Sikeston Public Schools tennis courts. "We did not play very well today," said Sikeston head coach Lynne DeWitt. "We were sluggish from the start. We are capable of playing much better than we did."...
Sikeston splits with Notre Dame (09/17/02)
SIKESTON -- Due to a scheduling conflict, Sikeston's varsity softball game against Notre Dame on Monday was turned into two junior varsity games -- one seven inning and one five inning. Sikeston split the doubleheader, losing the first game 8-1 and winning the second 15-1...
Herman McRoy (09/17/02)
OVERLAND - Herman McRoy died Sept. 16, 2002, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
Max Putnam (09/17/02)
BERNIE - Max Lynn Putnam, 63, died Sept. 15, 2002, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born May 16, 1939, in Dexter, son of Vivian Perry Putnam of Bernie and the late G.E. Putnam, he had been a truck driver and was presently employed by the Southeast Co-op in Dexter...
Margaret Hornburg (09/17/02)
HAWK POINT - Margaret A. Hornburg died Sept. 14, 2002, in St. Louis. Her husband, Murchel Hornburg, survives of the home. Other survivors include: four sons and two daughters-in-law, Michael and Linda Hornburg of Canada, James Hornburg of Kansas City, David Hornburg of St. Louis and Joseph and Rebecca Hornburg of O'Fallon; two daughters and one son-in-law, Jane Rund of St. Louis and Rose and Andrew Bingham of St. Louis; and eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild...
Edna Boone (09/17/02)
PARMA - Edna Boone, 84, died Sept. 16, 2002, at the Beverly Healthcare Center in New Madrid. Born Aug. 25, 1918, in Blue Ridge, Ga., she was the daughter of the late Norman R. and Para Lee Anderson Garland. On Sept. 28, 1944, at Piggott, Ark., she married Samuel Lewis Boone who preceded her in death on July 31, 1966...
Bradley Palmer and Brandon Palmer (09/17/02)
DEXTER - Bradley Lee Palmer and Brandon Dale Palmer, twin sons of Bobby Dale Palmer and Maggie Alena Chafin of Dexter, died shortly after birth Sept. 15, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Survivors in addition to their parents include: one brother, Ameal Manuel Chafin of Dexter; paternal grandparents, Joe and Teresa Cecil of Dexter and Ronald and Carolyn Palmer of Bernie; maternal grandparents, Jimmy and Barbara Hill Chafin of Grayridge and Lisa and Anthony Pafford of Camden, Tenn.; paternal great-grandparents, Bobby and Margaret Adams and Ronald Palmer Sr. ...
Christopher Johnson (09/17/02)
EAST PRAIRIE - Christopher Lee Johnson, 26, died at 8:30 p.m. Sept. 15, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Dec. 20, 1975, in Charleston, son of Jimmy Fenton and Barbara Sue Floyd Johnson of Sikeston, he lived in Mississippi County most of his life. ...
Births (published 9/17) (09/17/02)
SIKESTON - April Latez Gibbs is the mother of her second child, first daughter, born Aug. 21, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Tyennia Lakhia Stevens weighed 5 pounds, 13 ounces and was 17 1/2-inches long. Gibbs, daughter of Nellie Gibbs and Bobby Williams, is employed by Ryan's Family Steak House...
Walton - Kenedy (09/17/02)
SIKESTON - Wedding vows were exchanged during a 6:30 p.m. ceremony April 27, 2002, between Leslie Poore Walton and David Bradley Kenedy at the Briar Club in Sikeston. Mike Johnson of the Full Gospel Church in East Prairie performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Mary Ferrenburg of Morley and Cloyce and Dorothy Leigh Poore of New Madrid. She is the granddaughter of the late Lester and Marion Wescoat Ferrenburg and Dan and Mary Bemiss Poore...
Stanley - Hobbs (09/17/02)
MARION, Ill. - Jack D. Stanley has announced the engagement of his daughter, Jacqueline Rae "Jacqui" Stanley, to Mark Phillip Hobbs, son of George P. Hobbs of Oran. The future bride is the daughter of the late Joyce A. Stanley. A 1999 graduate of Crab Orchard High School, Stanley also attended Southeastern Illinois College and is employed by the Williamson County Courthouse...
Smith - Lewis (09/17/02)
SIKESTON - Angela Nicole Smith and Phillip Andrew Lewis have announced their engagement. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the ceremony at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Canalou Baptist Church.
Looking Back in Time at Sept. 17 (09/17/02)
SIKESTON - Dannie Limbaugh, 10-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. E.L. Limbaugh, sustained a fracture of the left arm when he fell while jumping off a fence near his home Thursday afternoon. SIKESTON - The Lions Club has selected Miss Cheri Lea Pasaka, 16, daughter of Mr. ...
Keep politics out of the classrooms (09/17/02)
Increasingly, public education is coming under fire these days. You can blame that on a variety of reasons - some valid and some just dead wrong. But one alternative that is being supported by the Bush administration is single-sex classrooms or single-sex public schools. Only 11 of these experimental models are currently dotted across the nation but it appears the numbers may be increasing...
SpeakOut 9/17 (09/17/02)
Is there a Big Lots in Hayti? I know there's one in Sikeston and that they sell a lot of food. I'd like to know what kind of food they sell and if there's one in Hayti. There is no Big Lots store in Hayti. Big Lots sells a variety of pre-packaged and canned food items....