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Stories from Friday, January 10, 2003

SEMO Drug Task Force may need a new sponsor (01/10/03)
CHARLESTON - The SEMO Drug Task Force may be looking for a new sponsor soon. County Clerk Junior DeLay recommended during Thursday's regular county commission meeting that this be the last year Mississippi County act as the pass-through agent for the task force's $375,000 in federal funds...
Children learn about computers (01/10/03)
SIKESTON -- "I did it!" grinned 5-year-old Houston Sindle. Houston was playing a computer program at school and answered a question correctly. The particular game he was working on demonstrated number recognition and number grouping skills. Once a week Houston and his classmates enjoy 30 minutes with the computer. Houston doesn't have a computer at home so he enjoys the weekly lesson...
Whee! (01/10/03)
Jacob Noisworthy zips down a slide Thursday afternoon at the Sikeston Sports Complex. Jacob along with his brother Christopher were enjoying the above average temperatures.
Portageville, E.P. win (01/10/03)
PORTAGEVILLE - The Portageville Bulldogs improved to 7-3 on the season with a 60-56 win against North Pemiscot on Thursday at Portageville High School. The Bulldogs were ahead just 40-39 entering the fourth quarter but they were able to hit their free throws to pull out the win...
SJHS splits with Cape Central (01/10/03)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - The Sikeston 8th and 9th grade teams split with Cape Central on Thursday at the old Cape Central High School. The Sikeston 8th graders won 49-24 while the 9th grade team lost 34-33. Sikeston's 8th graders are now 6-0 on the season and will play at Charleston on Monday at 6 p.m. in an A and B matchup...
Kelly topples Sikeston, 71-50 (01/10/03)
BENTON -- Kelly's girls basketball team added another check to the win column Thursday night, cruising past Sikeston 71-50. The two teams met earlier in the year in the in the Twin Rivers Tournament, a game Kelly won 37-29. Sikeston was unable to avenge the loss, falling to 5-6 on the season. Kelly improves to 7-4 with the win...
Cape Central wrestlers edge Sikeston, 37-33 (01/10/03)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - The Sikeston wrestling team fell to 2-3 on the season with a 37-33 loss to Cape Central in a dual match on Thursday at Cape Central High School. Sikeston fell behind early with a couple forfeits and never were able to get over the hump...
June Maxwell (01/10/03)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services conducted Thursday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Elizabeth June Maxwell, 83, of Poplar Bluff and formerly of Sikeston, were: Randy Nidey, Norman Nidey Bob Decker, Bobby Chaka, Sam Keller and Carl Krieg.
Frank Hunsperger (01/10/03)
DEXTER - Pallbearers at services conducted today at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Frank Hunsperger, 45, who died Jan. 7, 2003, were: Justin Hunsperger, Travis Burnett, Ray Turnbow, Tommy Stafford, Brandon Rice and Jason Josupaite.
Ernest Easley (01/10/03)
EAST PRAIRIE - Ernest Easley, 81, died Jan. 8, 2003, at the Bertrand Nursing Facility. Born Feb. 19, 1921, in Mayfield, Ky., son of the late Josie Ray and Oscar T. Easley, he was a timber cutter before retiring and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II...
Reva Hood (01/10/03)
CHAFFEE - Reva I. Hood, 88, died at 5:35 p.m. Jan. 9, 2003, at the Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Born March 25, 1914, in Grandin, daughter of the late Joseph and Minnie Myrick McDowell, she owned and operated Hood's Sewing Center before retiring and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Chaffee...
Steven Brown (01/10/03)
DEXTER - Pallbearers at services conducted Thursday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Steven R. Brown, 32, who died Jan. 6, 2003, were: Eric Smothers, Phil Vied, Steve Hardcastle, Travis Foulk, Bobby Trout and Mike Pry.
Reba Ryan (01/10/03)
SIKESTON - Reba Ryan, 78, died Jan. 9, 2003, at the Clearview Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home.
Robert Jones (01/10/03)
HOWARDVILLE - Robert T. Jones, 77, died Jan. 6, 2003, at his home. Born June 5, 1925, in Mississippi, he was the son of the late Anthony and Rosie Jones. His wife, Q.B. Jones, survives of the home. Other survivors include: four sons, Robert T. Jones Jr. ...
Rubel Hayes (01/10/03)
NEW MADRID - Rubel Hayes, 75, died Jan. 6, 2003, at Beverly Healthcare in New Madrid. Born June 7, 1927, in Marston, she was the daughter of the late Rev. David and Della Cane Richards. Survivors include: one daughter, Norma Jean Richards of New Madrid; and several nieces and nephews...
Mattie Gribble (01/10/03)
PORTAGEVILLE - Mattie Francis Gribble, 87, died Jan. 9, 2003, at her home. Born May 26, 1915, in Rutherford, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Sam and Liddie Savage White. On May 21, 1932, in Hickman, Ky., she married Tom Gribble who preceded her in death on March 10, 1983...
Alice Misouria (01/10/03)
DETROIT - Alice Misouria, 74, formerly of Lilbourn, Mo., died Jan. 6, 2003, at the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. Born Feb. 8, 1928, she was the daughter of the late John and Chloria Misouria. Survivors include: one son, Robert Blackman of Rockford, Ill.; three daughters, Clora Williams and Doris Misouria of Detroit and Mary Misouria of Howardville, Mo.; one brother, Sammie Misouria of New Madrid, Mo.; two sisters, Lee Misouria of Howardville and Theresa Ivory of Detroit; and eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.. ...
Looking Back in Time at Jan. 10 (01/10/03)
SIKESTON - A daughter was born Sunday to Mr. and Mrs. Sylvester Ward at the Sikeston General Hospital. --- SIKESTON - A daughter was born Monday to Mr. and Mrs. R.W. Wood of Lilbourn at Sikeston General Hospital. 40 years ago: Jan. 10, 1963 ...
Battle for highway funding continues (01/10/03)
Hold your breath, more highway funding from the state may be headed in the rural direction before the day is over. A critical vote and announcement is expected today from the State Highway Commission on exactly how to split tax dollars for roads between urban and rural areas. It's highly possible that rural areas will end the day with more funding while St. Louis and Kansas City get less of the pie. But.....
SpeakOut 1/10 (01/10/03)
It seems the Church does not care that the priests abused children. Now the Boston archdiocese is asking the judge to dismiss all priests' sexual abuse lawsuits. Bishop Richard Lennon said the motion was intended to have the Church do everything it can do in its own defense. ...