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Stories from Friday, October 4, 2002

Friday night football (10/04/02)
Charlie Irwin, an employee of the Sikeston Public School System, outlines the yard markers on the Public School Stadium. The School was preparing for tonights game against Farmington. Tonight is also Hall of Fame night.
Many volunteer time to ACS (10/04/02)
SIKESTON - Breast cancer not only affects the person diagnosed with the disease but it creates a feeling of helplessness for friends and family. Many Sikeston residents have chosen to take action by volunteering their time to the American Cancer Society. They have discovered there are many ways they can use their time and talents...
Club helps mold future leaders (10/04/02)
CHARLESTON -- Even though no 4-H club is exactly the same, they all have the same goal -- to prepare future leaders. Marilyn Williams has helped mold Mississippi County leaders of the past, present and future for nearly 31 years. It's seeing the looks on the youths' faces as they participate in 4-H activities that makes her love her job as Mississippi County Extension youth education assistant...
Everyone loves a parade (10/04/02)
The New Madrid County Central High School Homecoming parade was an event for all ages. Among the floats in Thursday's parade through Lilbourn was one featuring the Country Kids Daycare youngsters and their parents. Taking top honors in the float competition was the junior class...
Clark homer dooms Delta; Sikeston wins final game (10/04/02)
DELTA -- Misti Clark blasted a three-run homer over the left field fence, leading Sikeston to a 5-4 win over Delta on Thursday. With the victory, the Lady Bulldogs end the regular season with a record of 7-8. "We improved a lot, especially compared to last year," said Sikeston coach Jenny Hobeck. ...
Chaffee volleyball team wins second straight (10/04/02)
CHAFFEE -- Chaffee followed up Wednesday's huge win with a victory over Charleston on Thursday. The Lady Red Devils won the first set 15-10, lost the second 10-15, then won the third 15-3. "The biggest thing we're looking for is consistency," said Chaffee coach David Mirly. "When we're playing up, we can beat good teams. When we're not playing up, we can lose to anybody."...
Sikeston netters topple Kennett (10/04/02)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston girls tennis team improved to 7-5 on the season with a 6-3 win against Kennett on Thursday at the Sikeston High School tennis courts. "We really played great today," said Sikeston head coach Lynne DeWitt. "The girls were focused."...
Mary Hawkins (10/04/02)
DEMOPOLIS, Ala. - Mary B. Hawkins, 80, died Oct. 2, 2002, at the Woodhaven Manor Nursing Home. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ditman Hawkins. Survivors include: two daughters and sons-in-law, Shirley and Tom Chesshir of Nashville, Ark., and Linda H. ...
Juanita Holz (10/04/02)
KANSAS CITY - Juanita Helen Holz, 80, died at 8:15 a.m. Oct. 3, 2002, at the St. Joseph Medical Center in Kansas City. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Rudolph Hayes (10/04/02)
LAFORGE -- Rudolph Hayes died Oct. 2, 2002, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid.
Nelda Hanks (10/04/02)
ORAN - Nelda Maxine Hanks, 74, died Oct. 3, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born April 26, 1928, in Gideon, daughter of the late James Harrison and Hattie Irene Ray Shaffer, she had been a nurse for the Chaffee General Hospital and retired last year from the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was a member of the Morley Baptist Church...
Frances Lawver (10/04/02)
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Frances Baker Lawver, 93, died March 30, 2002 at the Meadowbrook Terrace in Winston-Salem. Born Sept. 27, 1908, in Sikeston, daughter of the late James Washington and Essie Wallman Baker Jr., she graduated with a registered nursing degree in 1928 from the American Hospital School of Nursing in Chicago, Ill. ...
Lowell Tanner (10/04/02)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers at graveside services conducted Thursday at the Chalk Bluff Cemetery for Lowell Russell Tanner, 78, who died September 30, 2002, were: John L. Christian, Owen Flowers, Tyler Scott, John Daniels, Gabe Smith and Tim Flowers.
Michael Kildow (10/04/02)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers at services conducted Thursday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Michael Kildow, 50, who died Oct. 1, 2002, were: David Sielert, Ernie Wiley, Mix Nolan, Rick King, Randy Smith and Danny Williams.
Wallace Howard (10/04/02)
SIKESTON -- Wallace Reed Howard, 81, died at 2 a.m. Oct. 4, 2002, at the Bertrand Retirement Facility. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Billie Burch (10/04/02)
SIKESTON -- Billie Burch, 88, died Oct. 4, 2002, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel, where visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday and services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Monday.
Births (published 10/4) (10/04/02)
SIKESTON - Robert Scott and Cynthia Anne Bailey are the parents of their second child, first daughter, born at 5:57 p.m. Sept. 6, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Breanna Michelle Bailey weighed 5 pounds, 8 ounces and was 18-inches long...
Looking Back in Time at Oct. 4 (10/04/02)
SIKESTON - Mrs. Alice Harris has moved to Sikeston from Poplar Bluff and she and her daughter, Jean Swaim, are residing at 616 Linn St. ST. LOUIS - A native of Southeast Missouri will assume command of the aircraft carrier USS Randolph in ceremonies at Norfolk, Va., Friday, the Navy announced today. ...
Decline of society begins in the home (10/04/02)
Sixteen youngsters ages 10-18 chased down and killed a man in Milwaukee this week. That alone should make your blood boil. But the details of the murder make it even worse. These young thugs were not necessarily gang members but most of them had prior drug and burglary convictions. They killed a 36 year-old man who had earlier had a confrontation with one of the youngsters. They chased the man, beat him with sticks and rakes, chased him into a house, pulled him out and beat him some more...
SpeakOut 10/4 (10/04/02)
What an arrogant dictator type we have in the White House. Won't some true patriot step up to the plate and rid us of this mad man before it is too late? I don't know what all this commotion is about these mixed-breed puppies, but if someone will give me the phone number of the store that sold the french pug, I'd be glad to do business with them. ...