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Stories from Tuesday, November 12, 2002

National Family Week to be observed for first time in Sikeston (11/12/02)
SIKESTON - "Connections Count," the theme for the first local observance of National Family Week scheduled for Nov. 24-30, is all about the effect families and communities have on each other. "The family is going to make the community, the community makes the family. ...
Student art on display (11/12/02)
SIKESTON - When you feel good about an accomplishment, it shows, which explains why Ginger Miller's art students are beaming from ear to ear. The Sikeston High School sculpture design class took seriously its assignment to create a non-objective (doesn't have to be real thing) or realistic sculpture, and the students worked hard to make their creations something they and their teacher would be proud of...
Ceremony brings back memories (11/12/02)
SIKESTON -- Monday's Veteran's Day Ceremony at the Sikeston Field House brought back a lot of memories for area veterans like Carroll Robertson, who served as a paramedic in Guam during World War II. "I lost a lot of buddies and I helped save some . . . and some couldn't be saved. It's still difficult to talk about," Robertson said...
Sikeston runners fare well at state cross country meet (11/12/02)
JEFFERSON CITY -- Dale Ham finished in 37th place at the state cross-country meet on Saturday at Oak Hills Golf Club in Jefferson City. Against a field of 168 runners, Ham finished with a time of 18:05 on the extremely hilly 5,000 meter course. With the 37th place finish, he fell just 12 spots short of all-state honors...
Bulldogs hope to return the favor (11/12/02)
CHARLESTON - The Charleston Bluejays and the Portageville Bulldogs will meet tomorrow night at Marshall Stadium at 7:00 in a rematch of last year's Class 2 sectional game. Charleston won last year's game 27-6, but the Bulldogs will enter tomorrow night's contest as the favorite after rolling to an 8-1 record and a No. 7 ranking in the state...
Cleo Story (11/12/02)
NEW MADRID - Mary Cleo Story, 84, died Nov. 11, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston, where visitation is scheduled for 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday...
Harold Shaver (11/12/02)
SIKESTON - Harold L. Shaver, 73, died Nov. 11, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel, where visitation is scheduled for 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday and services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Friday...
Goldie Clark (11/12/02)
BELLEVIEW, Fla. -- Goldie Mae Bruce Clark, 76, died at 1:27 a.m. Nov. 10, 2002, in Ocala. Born July 27, 1926, in Randles, Mo., daughter of the late Robert Samuel and Ruby Juanita Mouden Harris, she retired as a sewing machine operator for the Garment Factory in Chula Vista, Calif...
Births (published 11/12) (11/12/02)
SIKESTON - Christine Cathey of Sikeston and Adam Morgan of New Madrid are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 7:20 a.m. Oct. 10, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Joshua Thomas Morgan weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and was 20-inches long...
Looking Back in Time at Nov. 12 (11/12/02)
ENID, Okla. - Pvt. Lyn P. Swaim, 32, of Sikeston, Mo., who long years ago held the title "The World's Youngest Barber" is now a member of the ground forces of the U.S. Air Force. But all barbers of this basic flying school are civilians - so Pvt. Swaim has packed away his comb and scissors and taken up a set of headphones...
Definition of mental illness goes on trial (11/12/02)
Once again, the United States Supreme Court will address the issue of capital punishment. But this time it gets really sticky. The question will revolve around the issue of "mentally ill" - how are prisoners defined as mentally ill in terms of facing execution. It will not be an easy task...
Your View: two views from 11/12 (11/12/02)
Editor's note: The following letter was turned over to us by a farmer who said it was being passed around these days. Honorable Secretary of Agriculture Washington, D.C. Dear Sir: My friend, Ed Peterson, over at Wells, Iowa, received a check for $1,000 from the government for not raising hogs. So, I want to go into the "not raising hogs" business next year...
SpeakOut 11/12 (11/12/02)
It's Halloween and I just took my child out trick-or-treating. At every house we went to, I made sure he told the people "thank you" for his candy. I just had several kids come to my house for trick-or-treat and the last one I had was a little child come to the door. I gave her a handful of candy and she said, "Is that all you're going to give us?" People need to teach their children some manners. If you're not going to teach them manners, then don't send them out into the community...