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Stories from Friday, November 29, 2002

Warrant served, one arrested (11/29/02)
SIKESTON -- A Sikeston man is in custody after a search warrant was served Wednesday by the Sikeston Department of Public Safety. DPS Director Drew Juden reported the warrant was served at 230 Alabama by the Special Operation Group. During the search officers found a quantity of white powder that is believed to cocaine. Officers also found marijuana and cash. All were seized and are being held for evidence...
Shoppers out in force (11/29/02)
SIKESTON - Eyes might be a little droopy, clothes a tad wrinkled and every hair may not be in place. But they're not there to impress anyone. They're out to find the best bargains and not even sleep will keep them from completing their mission. "Don't worry about your hair, your make-up or your clothes because nobody's going to pay any attention to what you look like, they're there for one thing," assured Pam Little...
Preparing for tour (11/29/02)
Joyce Mays and Julie Grant, members of the Beta Sigma Phi, decorate the Sikeston Depot. The women's sorority helped the depot prepare their upcoming home tours.
State being sued for not funding programs (11/29/02)
CHARLESTON - The Missouri Association of Counties is suing the state of Missouri over a list of programs mandated by the state but unfunded or underfunded, according to Mississippi County Assessor W.R. "Bill" Thompson. Thompson reported during Thursday's county commission meeting on the Missouri Association of Counties conference Nov. 24-25 which he attended as a voting delegate on behalf of Mississippi County...
Tis' the season (11/29/02)
Ron Burch hangs Christmas lights on his home in preparation for the holiday season.
Historic sites to hold tours (11/29/02)
NEW MADRID - Three historic sites will welcome visitors during New Madrid's annual Holiday Open House and Candlelight Tours. The Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site, New Madrid Historical Museum and Higgerson School Historic Site will offer free tours from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 13 and 14...
Patterson nails game-winning shot (11/29/02)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - The Sikeston junior varsity boys basketball team advanced to the championship game of the Notre Dame Junior Varsity Tournament on Wednesday with a 57-56 overtime win against Farmington. Sikeston's Apollo Patterson buried the game-winning shot from 15 feet out as time expired...
Oleta Miller (11/29/02)
SPRINGFIELD - Oleta Miller, 90, formerly of Dexter, died Nov. 28, 2002, at the Green Haven Care Center in Springfield. Born May 29, 1912, in Tippah County, Miss., daughter of the late Homer P. and Kate Drewry Mathis, she lived in Dexter from 1939 until about seven years ago, when she moved to the Springfield area to be near her son. ...
Sadie Williams (11/29/02)
DEXTER - Pallbearers at services conducted Wednesday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Sadie Gibson Williams, 103, who died Nov. 24, 2002, were: Brandon Carrow, Dennis Winston, Morgan Young, Nick Stanfield, Brett Stanfield and Terry Moran.
Jerry Johnson (11/29/02)
SIKESTON - Jerry Paul Johnson, 65, died Nov. 28, 2002, at his home. Born April 3, 1937, at Kennett, son of the late Clifford Doyne and Opal Goldsmith Johnson, he had worked as a track repairman for Burlington-Northern Railroad Company and had been a resident of Sikeston since 1962, moving from Kennett. He was a member of New Hope Baptist Church in Sikeston and attended Temple Baptist Church in Sikeston...
Sybil Hurley (11/29/02)
PORTAGEVILLE - Sybil Marie Hurley, 86, died Nov. 28, 2002, at Beverly Healthcare in New Madrid. Born May 11, 1916, in Cypress, Ill., daughter of the late Adam and Dollie Alexander Johnson, she was a restaurant owner before retiring and was a member of the Conran Baptist Church...
Juanita Mosley (11/29/02)
DEXTER - Juanita L. Mosley, 82, died Nov. 26, 2002, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born Nov. 19, 1920, in Cooter, daughter of the late Fred and Ella Wilson Sipes Webster, she was a member of the Dexter Church of Christ. She had been employed by Naturipe in San Jose, Calif...
Winona Davis (11/29/02)
PARMA - Winona Davis, 94, died Nov. 26, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Jan. 8, 1908, in Eldorado, Ill., daughter of the late Nickolas and Elizabeth O'Conner Goebel, she was an elementary teacher at Lilbourn and New Hope Schools before retiring. She was a member of St. Ann Church in Malden and St. Ann's Elder Society...
Sharianne Spies (11/29/02)
SCOTT CITY - Sharianne Lyn Spies, 36, died Nov. 25, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Dec. 5, 1965, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Don Fisher of Alabama and Shirlene Kelly Winch of Scott City, she had been employed by Thorngate in Cape Girardeau...
Eula Bell (11/29/02)
PORTAGEVILLE - Eula Bell, 64, died Nov. 28, 2002, at Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti. Arrangements are incomplete at DeLisle Funeral Home.
Syble Burnett (11/29/02)
PARMA - Syble Burnett, 92, died Nov. 26, 2002, at the Malden Nursing Center. Born Nov. 19, 1910, in Enola, Ark., daughter of the late Joab and Mary Ellen Thompson, she lived in Parma for 63 years and was a homemaker. On Oct. 20, 1930, in Lonoke County, Ark., she married John T. Burnett who preceded her in death on March 6, 1982...
Shirley Rodgers (11/29/02)
DEXTER - Pallbearers at services conducted Wednesday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Shirley Rodgers, 65, who died Nov. 24, 2002, were: Dickie Bodi Jr., Jimmie Collier, Larry Helgemo, Darrell Ritch, Eric Curd and Dickie Bodi III.
Gladys M. Woodridge (11/29/02)
DELTA - Gladys Marshall Wooldridge, 85, died at 5:30 a.m. Nov. 28, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 19, 1917, near Mayfield, son of the late Franklin Sylvester and Julia Olga Mayfield Wooldridge, he retired as a self-employed farmer. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Delta where he served as secretary for 43 years...
Maggart-Klund (11/29/02)
CHARLESTON -- Amy Jo Maggart and Kerry Lee Klund exchanged wedding vows in a 2 p.m. ceremony May 18, 2002, at St. Henry Catholic Church before the Rev. David Schmidt and the Rev. Henry Schmidt. The bride is the daughter of James and Janet Maggart of Ava, Ill., and her husband is the son of Michael and Sandy Stanley of Sikeston and Bill and Connie Klund of Jefferson City...
Tellow-Henson (11/29/02)
SIKESTON -- Dr. and Mrs. R.J. Tellow have announced the engagement of their daughter, Rita Lourd Tellow, to James Daniel Henson, son of George and Debbie Henson of Scott City. A 2001 graduate of Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, the future bride is employed with Jackson R-2 Schools...
Looking Back 11/29 (11/29/02)
SIKESTON - A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Edgar DeRoush Friday at Sikeston General Hospital. A daughter was also born to Mr. and Mrs. Carl Lepschenske Thursday. --- SIKESTON - David E. Blanton, Scott County prosecuting attorney, has been commissioned a lieutenant, junior grade, in the Navy and ordered to report the first of next week for training as a deck officer at one of the Eastern Colleges...
Generosity is key to campaign's success (11/29/02)
Today is the day following Thanksgiving - the day we traditionally kick-off the annual Community Christmas Campaign. Beginning Sunday, the Standard Democrat will profile families who have been submitted for inclusion in this year's campaign. For the next three weeks we'll bring the stories to you of families in need of some special assistance this year. But right now, we need to hear from you...
Speakout 11/29 (11/29/02)
This is in response to "Check before you buy." Maybe you should take your own advice. As owner of the business, I am certain you were informed of the damage to the vehicle before you purchased it. I am also certain no one forced you to buy this vehicle. ...