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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Stories from Wednesday, November 20, 2002

Group appears on Christian television show (11/20/02)
SIKESTON - Sometimes everything just seems to fall into place. And that's when you know you've made the right decision. Teresa Griggs, her sister-in-law Janet Mills and friend Lori Grubbs have witnessed many amazing things since they formed the gospel group Chosen 3 1/2 years ago...
Sikeston man killed (11/20/02)
FORT MYERS, Fla. - A Sikeston, Mo., man was killed in a two-vehicle accident in Florida over the weekend. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Jesus Carrillo "Jesse" Guardado, 24, and a bus driven by Francois Toussaint, 41, of Naples, were both traveling west on County Road 846 in the left turn lane Saturday. ...
Mayor, council races are set (11/20/02)
SIKESTON - With three candidates filed to represent Ward 2, Sikeston will have a Feb. 4 primary election. Filed to run in Ward 2 are Kevin Melrose, Jim Terrell and Shad Old. The primary election will determine which two candidates will appear on the ballot for the April election...
Board tours new county jail (11/20/02)
BENTON - The board of directors of the Scott County, Mo., Public Facilities Authority held their annual meeting and toured the new county jail during Tuesday's county commission meeting. The Public Facilities Authority was formed to finance the construction of the jail through a lease-purchase...
Sikeston doctor builds a mosquito-tick trap (11/20/02)
SIKESTON - Forget building a better mousetrap. With recent concerns over the spread of the West Nile Virus, Dr. Ed Masters of Sikeston and his friends have built a better mosquito trap and the first-ever tick trap all in one. This is not Masters' first invention. A family-practice physician, he already has five medically-related patents...
Ash Grove will send Hayti home en route to dome (11/20/02)
Just one SEMO Conference team is still alive in the high school football playoffs. Not Monroe Hicks or those dazzling Cape Central Tigers, not Aaron Bidewell or those polished Portageville Bulldogs. It's the lickety-split Hayti Indians. With a win over Ash Grove on Saturday, David Gilmore's squad would qualify for the Class 1 state championship at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis...
All-district volleyball team (11/20/02)
Sikeston volleyball players Rachael Vining, left, and Joy Daniel, right, were named to the Class 4, District 1 All-District Volleyball Team. Vining was named to the first team while Daniel made the second team. Pictured with the two is Sikeston coach Stephen Beydler...
Ray Jones (11/20/02)
CHAFFEE - Arthur "Ray" Jones, 63, died Nov. 18, 2002, at his home. Born Aug. 14, 1939, at Sturdivant, son of the late Lynn and Lorraine Stepp Jones, he was a 1958 graduate of Advance High School and was of the Catholic belief. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a union electrician...
Jesse Guardado (11/20/02)
SIKESTON - Jesus Carrillo "Jesse" Guardado, 24, died Nov. 16, 2002, at Lee Memorial Hospital in Fort Myers, Fla., of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Born Jan. 4, 1978, in Guadalupe, Mexico, son of Olga Carrillo of Mexico and the late Isabel Guardado, he was farmhand for the Parker Brothers Farm in Sikeston...
Pete Redden (11/20/02)
CLARKTON - Melvin Neal "Pete" Redden, 67, died Nov. 18, 2002, at his home. Born April 21, 1935, in Sardis, Tenn., son of the late James Charles and Sarah Lou Hunt Redden, he was a farmer and of the Baptist belief. On Jan. 6, 1953, at Caruthersville, he married Sarah Glenda Hopkins who survives of the home...
Mary Irene Cantrell (11/20/02)
SIKESTON - Mary Irene Cantrell, 68, died at 1:05 a.m. Nov. 19, 2002, at the Miner Nursing Center. Born May 5, 1934, in Sikeston, daughter of the late Henry Tony and Maggie Mae English Vaughn, she was a nurse aide at Missouri Delta Medical Center for 25 years before retiring. She was a member of Victory Baptist Church in Wickliffe, Ky...
Bob Urban (11/20/02)
PARKER, Colo. - Robert Dale "Bob" Urban, 53, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died at 8:40 a.m. Nov. 17, 2002, at the Aurora Care Center in Aurora, Colo., following an extended illness. Born Nov. 1, 1949, in Sikeston, son of the late Dr. E.D. and Jane Grugett Urban, he was a lifelong member of the First Christian Church in Sikeston. ...
Births (published 11/20) (11/20/02)
SCOTT CITY - Christopher Lee Stults Jr. and Jennifer Lynn Lowery are the parents of their second son, born at 2:34 p.m. Oct. 30, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Erik Michael Lowery weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and was 20-inches long...
Looking Back in Time at Nov. 20 (11/20/02)
SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. William DeKriek and twin children and Mrs. DeKriek's mother, Mrs. Barney Wagner, will go to Paducah, Ky., this week where they have taken a furnished home. Mr. DeKriek will be there as field engineer for Rust Engineering Co. construction contractors for the Kentucky Ordinance Works...
Making parents pay to support children (11/20/02)
By any definition, the Missouri Division of Child Support Enforcement is overworked and understaffed. But a new audit of the agency reveals that several options to collect child support from deadbeat dads are not being utilized. Despite the workload, there is no excuse for this lazy policy that impacts hundreds of thousands of Missouri single parents...
Your View 11/20: Response to rumors (11/20/02)
Editor's note: In the wake of the recent defeat of the New Madrid County R-1 School District bond issue, District Supt. Dr. Mike Barnes has issued the following statement: It is my understanding that there are any number of rumors being "floated around" regarding what action, if any, the R-1 Board is going to take in response to the recent defeat of its elementary consolidation proposal. ...
SpeakOut 11/20 (11/20/02)
I would like to SpeakOut about an auto repair shop, or is it a car dealer or maybe a wrecker service in Sikeston - a jack-of-all-trades and master of none. I bought a car from this place on the part of his lawn where he's a car dealer. He deals mostly in salvaged automobiles and most of them have taken a float down the river. ...