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Stories from Tuesday, October 8, 2002

Family night (10/08/02)
John Paul Rowland makes a paper spider during the Sikeston Parents as Teachers Family Night Monday at the Sikeston Public Library. Over 35 children with their parents participated in activities at the first meeting of the new school year. The theme for the night was "I Love Spiders."...
More Charter mandates fulfilled (10/08/02)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston City Council fulfilled two more City Charter mandates by establishing the city's personnel code and investment policy during the regular Sikeston City Council meeting Monday. Linda Lowes, director of governmental services, said the personnel code makes no significant changes to the city's existing practices, policies or procedures...
New ramp (10/08/02)
Employees of Fronabarger Concrete Company set forms for a new boat ramp Monday morning. The boat ramp will be in the new C.P. Wing Lake at the R.S. Matthews Park in Sikeston.
Fathers targeted by upcoming conference (10/08/02)
SIKESTON - The daily stresses and responsibilities that come with juggling a family, career and everything in between can be overwhelming at times. An upcoming event up might have some of the answers fathers are seeking, say those organizing the Missouri Bootheel Healthy Start's Fifth Annual Fatherhood First Male Conference...
Fritz leads Bulldogs to victory (10/08/02)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston's soccer team defeated Fredericktown 4-1 on Monday. Tanner Fritz had a big day for the Bulldogs, scoring two goals while providing an assist for another. "He had a really good game," said Sikeston coach Derrick Long. "He's been a big part of our offense. We've been playing him some at midfield and some up top. Wherever we put him, he's one of our stars."...
Sikeston team takes third at Notre Dame Invitational (10/08/02)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Three freshman, a junior and two seniors, one of which never ran before this year came together to be the first team from Sikeston to compete in a cross-country meet in ten years. Sikeston placed third out of the five teams that competed...
Guthrie TD run sparks Sikeston junior varsity team in win over Poplar Bluff (10/08/02)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston junior varsity football team improved to 3-1 on the season with a 12-7 victory against Poplar Bluff's jayvee on Monday night at Sikeston Public Schools Stadium. The Mules scored midway through the first quarter on a 3-yard run by J.J. Lewis, but that was all they would get as the Bulldog defense took care of business the rest of the way...
Miza Eisenhart (10/08/02)
DEXTER - Miza Eisenhart, 90, died Oct. 8, 2002, at the Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Center in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Virginia Vincent (10/08/02)
SCOTT CITY - Virginia Ann Vincent, 80, died at 1:30 a.m. Oct. 8, 2002, at Heartland Care and Rehab in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 26, 1922, in Benton, daughter of the late August and Pauline Glastetter Glueck, she worked as a seamstress for the Lowenbaum Dress Factory and also in the housekeeping department at the Ramada Inn before retiring. She was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church and St. Ann Ladies Sodality in Kelso...
Pearl Jeffries Tadlock (10/08/02)
SIKESTON - Pearl Hazel Jeffries Tadlock, 95, died at 3:20 a.m. Oct. 7, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Feb. 17, 1907, in Blodgett, daughter of the late James William and Martha Ann Hodges Burns, she was a member of Tanner Street Church of God...
Births (published 10/8) (10/08/02)
BENTON - Audrey Riley and Kevin Brown are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 2:57 p.m. Sept. 6, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Jasmine Elizabeth Brown weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and was 19 1/2-inches long. Riley, daughter of Jeff and Bev Riley of Benton, is emloyed by Auto Tire and Parts...
Robinson - Tate (10/08/02)
SIKESTON - LaToya Annette Robinson and Virgil Lee Tate exchanged wedding vows in a 5:30 p.m. fairy tale-themed ceremony at the First United Methodist Church in Sikeston. The Rev. Sandra Schaller, associate pastor, performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Jim and Aretha Robinson Jr. of Pinhook and her husband is the son of Shirley Coleman of Sikeston...
Mahler - Littleton (10/08/02)
SUNNYVALE, Texas - Mr. and Mrs. Charles Mahler have announced the engagement of their daughter, Sherry, to Rodney Littleton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Billy Littleton of Sikeston, Mo. The couple will be married in an Oct. 24 ceremony at Vatulele Island, Fiji...
Looking Back in Time at Oct. 8 (10/08/02)
SIKESTON - Vernon Dorrough has resigned as Sikeston city mail carrier to enter other work, Postmaster Pleas Malcolm announced today. Atridus Thrower, who has served as substitute carrier, has succeeded Dorrough and Rex Martin has taken Thrower's place...
Take responsibility or face consequence (10/08/02)
He's 34 years-old. No education. No money. Prison record. Nine children by a half-dozen different women. He's at least $25,000 behind in child support payments. And he wanted the Supreme Court of the United States to overturn a lower court ruling that would have imposed an eight-year jail sentence if he had another child. To their credit, the high court declined to hear the case...
Your View: two views from 10/8 (10/08/02)
The blaring media message as of Sept. 25 at the writing of this letter is, "Democrats accuse Bush of playing politics!" The Democrats, the party of Demagogues, are assailing Bush for not dumping all of his "highly classified information" for all the world to see, in a knee-crawling effort to convince them that we must act preemptively against Iraq...
SpeakOut 10/8 (10/08/02)
I just saw Patton and he's talked to the preacher and he's redeemed. He's sniffled and he cried. Now he needs to have a prayer breakfast and get his Bible and start packing his Bible and another Bill Clinton. I think they should kick him out of office. He had a family, he knew better. The best thing to do is to get rid of some of these crooks in office who can't keep their pants zipped up...