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Stories from Tuesday, November 26, 2002

Tea will allow residents to open their hearts (11/26/02)
SIKESTON - Wish lists will be filled this Christmas with things to wear, play with, ride, drive, read, listen to, work with and look at. The American Cancer Society is asking the public to consider adding one more item: giving a little of their hearts to individuals who are battling cancer...
MoDOT prepared for winter (11/26/02)
SIKESTON -- Even if it would have snowed more than a trace in the area earlier today, there wouldn't be a need to panic. The Southeast District of the Missouri Department of Transportation has things under control. Sikeston area MoDOT Maintenance Supervisor Mike Hodgkiss said the Southeast District began preparing for winter as early as October. Each area communicates with other areas to keep track of weather forecasts. So when it does snow or ice, they're ready...
Calendar truck (11/26/02)
Sikeston Department of Public Safety Director Drew Juden and Jeff Sutton of the First National Bank look over the Banner Fire Equipment Inc. 2003 calendar. Sikeston's E-One HP75 SideStacker Aerial truck is the February truck. The photograph for the calendar was taken at the bank earlier this year...
Sikeston teams sweep Cape (11/26/02)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - The Sikeston junior varsity, ninth grade and eighth grade boys basketball teams pulled off a clean sweep of Cape Central on Monday night. The junior varsity, competing in the Notre Dame Junior Varsity Tournament, defeated Cape Central JV 47-43 in Cape Girardeau...
Delta post players too much for Kelly (11/26/02)
DELTA -- Delta's girls basketball team opened the 2002-2003 season in impressive fashion Monday night, cruising past a solid Kelly squad, 50-37. Sarah Cook and Rebecca Below dominated the post, scoring 15 and 15 points respectively. Rebecca Cook lit it up on the outside, hitting three 3-pointers with 15 points overall. ...
Sikeston basketball coach speaks at Kiwanis meeting (11/26/02)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston varsity basketball coach Gregg Holifield and Sikeston athletic director Charlie Vickery were special guests of the Kiwanis Club on Monday, for their weekly meeting at The Malone Avenue Grill. Holifield spoke about his team and the upcoming season, which starts tonight in Blytheville at 6 p.m...
Judy Almond (11/26/02)
BLOOMFIELD - Julia Ann "Judy" Almond, 58, died Nov. 25, 2002, in Dexter. Born June 29, 1944, at Aid, daughter of Thurman Almond of Bloomfield and Juldene Long Almond, who preceded her in death on Jan. 15, 2002, she graduated in 1962 from Bloomfield High School and was of the Baptist belief...
Richard Roach (11/26/02)
MATTHEWS - Richard Roach, 72, formerly of Mississippi County, died at 2:01 a.m. Nov. 24, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Sept. 24, 1930, in Mississippi County, son of the late John and Rosie Evans Roach, he lived in Matthews since 1989. He was a veteran of the Korean War and a retired automotive worker...
Shirley Rodgers (11/26/02)
ESSEX - Shirley Rodgers, 65, died Nov. 24, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 23, 1937, in Charter Oak, daughter of the late Charles Benjamin and Ora Mae Hyten Burnett, she lived in the Parma and Essex areas all her life. She was employed by Brown Shoe Company for many years and retired from Arvin Meritor...
May Cates (11/26/02)
DEXTER - May B. Cates, 98, died Nov. 26, 2002, at the Beverly Health and Rehab Center in Dexter. Born May 8, 1904, in Benton, Ill., daughter of the late Ira and Bessie Crain Thompson, she had lived in the Bloomfield and Dexter areas all her life. She was a homemaker and member of the Assembly of God Church in Dexter...
Bell Lane (11/26/02)
SIKESTON - Bell Lovell Lane, 88, formerly of East Prairie, died at 3:21 p.m. Nov. 21, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Dec. 16, 1913, at Hoxie, Ark., daughter of the late Charles and Lela Bell Goman Dyer, she lived in East Prairie and Charleston most of her life and was of the Baptist belief...
Births (published 11/26) (11/26/02)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Scott Lee and Leslie Denise McCants are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 11:34 a.m. Nov. 7, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Ashton James McCants weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and was 19 1/2-inches long...
Kimes - Hill (11/26/02)
PORTAGEVILLE - Kristine Marie Kimes and Freddie Eric Hill exchanged wedding vows in a 1 p.m. ceremony May 18, 2002, at St. Eustachius Catholic Church before the Rev. Henry Grodecki. Laura Schwendemann, friend of the bride, served as lector. The bride is the daughter of Mr. ...
Pigg - Boehlke (11/26/02)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Cynthia Sue Pigg and Chadwick William Boehlke were married in a ceremony on May 18, 2002, at the Old Hanover Lutheran Church in Cape Girardeau before the Rev. Jeff Sippy, pastor. The bride is the daughter of Donald and Judy Pigg of Sikeston and the bridegroom is the son of Frank and Yvonne Boehlke of Ozark...
Looking Back in Time at Nov. 26 (11/26/02)
SIKESTON - Forty bales of cotton and a cotton trailer were razed early Friday morning when fire destroyed a cotton storage platform at Trailback Plantation near Essex. The structure and agriculture produce were the property of S.W. Barton of Sikeston...
Rural roads must have equal funding (11/26/02)
It may seem unimportant on the surface but a Jan. 10 vote by the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission will set the tone for tax spending on Missouri highways for years to come. At issue is whether the commission will continue to split all state tax money for highways evenly between the urban and rural areas or whether they will change that formula and allocate money where the "need" actually is the greatest. ...
SpeakOut 11/26 (11/26/02)
I'm calling about the eyesores in Vanduser. Mr. Thompson is absolutely right about having everybody clean up. They're planning a clean-up day in March and I think everyone who has trash needs to participate or they should be thrown in jail. It looks very bad on this little town that used to be so beautiful. ...