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Stories from Sunday, October 13, 2002

Two area men are sentenced (10/13/02)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Two Southeast Missouri men learned their fate Thursday when they appeared before U.S. District Judge Rodney W. Sippel for drug-related activity. Daryl Anthony Babb, 33, of Lilbourn was sentenced to 37 months and Bobby H. Reno Jr., 35, of Steele, earned 5 1/2 years in prison...
Bank rules change (10/13/02)
SIKESTON - By the end of this month, the Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001 will have a direct effect on a lot more people. Those who don't think Sept. 11, 2001, had any direct effect on their life will only need to open a bank account to prove themselves wrong...
Local residents make their way to Mexico to lend a helping hand (10/13/02)
SIKESTON - When most people go to Mexico they take their bathing suits, spending money, a gift list and a vacation mind set. Jacquie Hinchey takes an 18-wheeler packed with food, clothes and other everyday American necessities. She's not making the 1,200-mile trip for fun. She going to do the right thing, she says, by lending a helping hand to those who could use it...
Preschool tour (10/13/02)
Tiffany Oakes and Takira Ranson, both students at the Missouri Preschool Project, play on the bulldog cutout at Duncan Plant Supply Friday. The students were touring the facility to learn about cotton.
Morley resident injured (10/13/02)
MORLEY -- A Morley resident was seriously injured in a motorcycle accident Friday. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, at 6:45 p.m., on U.S. Highway 61 in Scott County, Johnny L. Sisco, 26, of Morley, pulled his motorcycle onto the highway behind the vehicle driven by Tara S. ...
Many farmers opt for biodiesel (10/13/02)
SIKESTON -- Soybean diesel, or biodiesel, may be the alternative fuel right now, but the number of farmers opting for the American-made diesel is on the rise. MFA Oil has been offering biodiesel since March, said David Dunlap, Southeast Missouri district sales manager for MFA. "We've really been pushing it," Dunlap said. "Several area farmers have requested it."...
Homecoming queen (10/13/02)
Fleming Silverthorn smiles as she receives a hug after being announced as Sikeston Homecoming Queen at halftime of Friday nights football game against New Madrid County Central. Sikeston won the game 24-23 in overtime.
Portageville upsets Hayti (10/13/02)
PORTAGEVILLE - Portageville improved its season record to 5-0 with a game plan that worked to perfection against a very good Hayti squad on Friday night. In a contest that was even closer than the 20-7 score indicated, the Bulldogs controlled the ball in large chunks of time and managed to keep the ball away from the speed merchants from Hayti...
Red Devils break skid against E.P. (10/13/02)
CHAFFEE -- With two teams staring at 0-6 Friday at Chaffee, the Red Devils dominated the offensive side of the ball and dominated the score, beating East Prairie 20-6. In a matchup of the pass-oriented Red Devils and the ground-dominated Eagles, it was Chaffee that dominated both facets of the offensive side of the ball...
Burnett buries Charleston (10/13/02)
DEXTER -- Derek Burnett rushed for a career-high 301 yards on Friday night, leading Dexter to a 44-13 win over conference-rival Charleston. He carried the ball 32 times, scoring four touchdowns, increasing his season total to 980 yards on the ground. ...
Regular season a success, second season up next (10/13/02)
No high school football team ever wants an open date. But if you've got to have one, there's no better time than a week before district competition. The Sikeston Bulldogs will have Friday night off and they will return to action on Oct. 25 when they host the Cape Central Tigers in the first round of Class 4, District 1. ...
Goal line 'Dogs win again (10/13/02)
SIKESTON - When the Sikeston Bulldog football team has its back against the wall, it seems that's when they play their best. For the third time this season, Sikeston's defense was called on to make a goal line stand. And for the third time they answered the bell...
Henry Groves Jr. (10/13/02)
DENVER, Colo. -- Henry Leon Groves Jr., 62, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Oct. 5, 2002. Born Sept. 30, 1940, son of the late H. Leon and Louise Stubblefield Groves, he graduated from Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau with a degree in geology and did his graduate work at the University of Colorado. He worked for the U.S. Geological Survey Department in Denver until his retirement...
Ian Cutlip (10/13/02)
EAST PRAIRIE - Ian Michael Cutlip, infant son of Thomas Michael Cutlip Jr. and Lesley Ann Nichols of East Prairie, died Oct. 10, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Aug. 23, 2002, in Sikeston. Other survivors include: two brothers, Cody Everett Kemp and Christopher Allen Cutlip of the home; paternal grandparents, Terri and Chuck Davis of East Prairie and Thomas Michael Cutlip Sr. ...
Hallie Dye (10/13/02)
DEXTER -- Hallie C. Dye, 95, formerly of Crowder, died at 5 a.m. Oct. 12, 2002, at the Cypress Point Nursing Home in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Lucille Emerson (10/13/02)
MORLEY - Lucille Emerson, 79, died at 1 p.m. Oct. 10, 2002, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Born Nov. 7, 1922, in Corning, Ark., daughter of the late William and Liza Tyree Isaacs, she retired as a machine operator for the International Hat Factory in Oran. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Morley. On June 14, 1941, she married Raymond Emerson Jr. who preceded her in death on Dec. 21, 1996...
Nelson Gruen (10/13/02)
MATTHEWS -- Pallbearers at services for Nelson Raymond Gruen, 88, who died Oct. 9, 2002, were: Mike Geske, Tim Geske, Tim Koch, Steven Koch, Jonathan Maloyed and Jim Wilkening. Services were conducted Saturday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel. The Rev. Brad Dush, pastor of the Rauch-Spence Memorial United Methodist Church in Morehouse, officiated. Burial followed in Garden of Memories Cemetery...
Dick Smith (10/13/02)
BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. -- Richard M. "Dick" Smith, 85, former longtime resident of Sikeston, Mo., passed away peacefully Oct. 5, 2002, in Boca Raton, with his immediate family at his side. Born in 1917, at St. Joseph, he was a graduate of the University of Missouri at Columbia, Mo., where he was a member of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity. ...
Births (published 10/13) (10/13/02)
CATRON - Clarence O. and Kara Jo Lyons III are the parents of their third child, second son, born at 7:37 a.m. Sept. 13, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Noel Cunningham Lyons weighed 9 pounds, 15 ounces and was 21-inches long...
Looking Back 10-13 (10/13/02)
SIKESTON - The Rev. E.W. Bartley, pastor of the Methodist Church will remain in Sikeston another year, according to appointments read Saturday by Bishop John C. Broomfield at the closing session for the St. Louis Conference at the United Methodist Church in St. Louis...
Election bill upsets civil rights group (10/13/02)
You know what? Maybe we should stop trying to please all the people all the time. Because the truth of the matter is, you can't get it done. I'm sitting here reading about Friday's Congressional approval of an election overhaul bill and you'd think the $4 billion measure would vastly improve the voting process in this nation. But not if you listen to those famous special interest groups. And I'm getting sick and tired if listening to their whining...
Speakout 10-13 (10/13/02)
Everyone who is affected by the bill about Medicaid should write, now, to Gov. Bob Holden and Sen. Jean Carnahan, Rep. JoAnn Emerson, State Rep. Peter Myers and State Rep. Lanie Black. Please put their addresses in the paper. Gov. Bob Holden, State Capitol, Jefferson City, Mo. ...