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Stories from Monday, November 18, 2002

Following trail of consumers' food dollars (11/18/02)
SIKESTON -- Ask just about any area farmer if they feel the public thinks farmers should get a higher price for the raw products they produce, and the majority of these farmers will probably say no. Like several area farmers, New Madrid farmer Cindy Faulkner thinks the majority of the public doesn't realize just how important Southeast Missouri farmers are to the agriculture industry -- and other industries...
Couple jailed on drug charge (11/18/02)
BLODGETT -- A Scott County couple is being held in the Scott County Jail on drug-related charges after turning themselves into the Cape Girardeau Police Department Saturday. According to Scott County Sheriff Bill Ferrell, Vicki L. McKnelly, 51, and Darryl W. McKnelly, 55, of 209 Fox Meadows Estate near Blodgett, were charged with second degree drug trafficking and are being held in the Scott County Jail under $150,000 bond each...
Banquet honors farm heritage (11/18/02)
SIKESTON - On Thursday Scott, New Madrid, Stoddard and Mississippi county residents will gather to recognize those who make a difference in the lives of many. An estimated 250-350 people are expected to attend the 32nd Annual Farmer's Banquet set for 6:30 p.m. at the Ramada Inn. "The Farmer's Banquet is such an important event for our four-county area in recognizing our agricultural heritage," remarked Jonathan Maloyed, committee member...
Hila Peterson (11/18/02)
PORTAGEVILLE - Pallbearers at services conducted Friday at DeLisle Funeral Home for Hila E. Peterson, 84, who died Nov. 12, 2002, were: Jimmie Clay, Richard Kraus, Harmon Bradley, Van Patton, Mark Patton and James Patton.
Arthur Eftink (11/18/02)
ORAN - Arthur John Eftink, 80, died Nov. 17, 2002, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran.
Stella Walden (11/18/02)
SIKESTON - Stella Walden, 89, died Nov. 17, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Ben Plucknett (11/18/02)
ESSEX - Walter H. "Ben" Plucknett, 48, died Nov. 17, 2002, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Bob Urban (11/18/02)
PARKER, Colo. - Robert Dale "Bob" Urban, 53, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died at 8:40 a.m. Nov. 17, 2002, at the Aurora (Colo.) Care Center, following an extended illness. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
John Barnhart (11/18/02)
MARBLE HILL - Pallbearers at services conducted Sunday at the McGee Chapel in Marble Hill for John Barnhart, 67, of Sikeston, who died Nov. 4, 2002, were: Kenny Barnhart, Paul Maddox II, Ryne Maddox, Joshua Reed, Paul Maddox and Tim Hulvey. Ponder Funeral Home of Sikeston was in charge of arrangements...
Lois Lee (11/18/02)
ADVANCE - Lois Lee, 89, died Nov. 15, 2002, at the Advance Nursing Center. Born Sept. 17, 1913, at McGee, daughter of the late Noah and Elvira Whitner Shell, she was a member of the Sturdivant General Baptist Church. On Jan. 31, 1949, in Advance, she married Jess Lee who preceded her in death on Jan. 15, 1973...
Births (published 11/18) (11/18/02)
SCOTT CITY - Gregory H. and Laura Lee Lacey are the parents of their second child, first daughter, born at 5:56 p.m. Oct. 23, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Ashlyn Marie Lacey weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces and was 20 1/2-inches long...
Looking Back in Time at Nov. 18 (11/18/02)
SIKESTON - A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Weldon Emmons Sunday. A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Murl Stanfield Thursday and daughters were born on Monday to Mr. and Mrs. John McVey, Mr. and Mrs. W.W. Hunt and Mr. and Mrs. Bural Billinton. SIKESTON - The Sikeston Woman's Club Scrapbook, compiled by Mrs. E.F. Weideman and Mrs. Harold Lewis, received a first rating in the state competition...
Your View: two views from 11/18 (11/18/02)
Editor's note: This letter was written to Brooks Hurst, president of the Missouri Soybean Association. Your effort to inject the Missouri Soybean Association into your partisan politics by endorsing a candidate in the Missouri U.S. Senate race was an asinine thing to do, to say the least. It confirms your political naiveness and your lack of respect for soybean producers who finance the MSA...
SpeakOut 11/18 (11/18/02)
I'm calling about motorcycle riders who let kids ride on the back and have their arms on the waist of the driver. Don't make the same mistake I made with my daughter. I was driving and swerved and there was a bad accident. If you are riding your child around on a motorcycle, take a minute and think about if it's worth it. ...