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Stories from Monday, January 20, 2003

Accident victim is crushed by vehicle (01/20/03)
CARUTHERSVILLE -- A one-vehicle accident resulted in fatal injuries for a Caruthersville resident early Saturday morning. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, at 12:35 a.m., Larry W. Christy, 48, was driving south on Pemiscot County Route D, five miles south of Caruthersville, when the accident occurred. ...
Taking aim (01/20/03)
A competitor shoots a free throw during the practice session of the Sikeston Knights of Columbus Council 3151 free-throw contest Sunday afternoon. Over 20 boys and girls from ages 10-14 participated in the event.
Scott County's history book nears completion (01/20/03)
BENTON - It's been like a story-telling marathon for the Scott County Historical and Genealogical Society. Members have spent hours over the past few months sorting through photos, listening to stories and reading family histories submitted by Scott County residents and former residents...
Snow ride (01/20/03)
Willey Hartzog, 3, sleds with his father, Trey, Sunday on Ingram Street. Temperatures remained cold throughout the weekend, keeping Thursday's snow around for area residents to enjoy. There is a possibility for more snow on Wednesday.
ND surges in second half, turns back Kelly (01/20/03)
BENTON -- Notre Dame's boys basketball team used a hot-shooting second half to pull away from Kelly and grab a 79-60 victory in a makeup game on the road Saturday night. The Hawks (7-6) used a 14-point first-half performance from Chris Romas to grab a 31-29 halftime lead. Romas and Trey Simmons combined for 26 of Kelly's 31 first-half points...
Barbara Pind (01/20/03)
PORTAGEVILLE - Barbara Pind, 49, died Jan. 20, 2003, at the Portageville Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete at DeLisle Funeral Home.
Grace Horn (01/20/03)
PORTAGEVILLE - Grace Evelyn Horn, 82, died Jan. 18, 2003, at the Portageville Nursing Center. Born June 28, 1920, in Missouri, she was the daughter of the late Monroe and Maggie McDowell Hampton. On Nov. 11, 1937, in Portageville, she married A.S. "Slim" Horn who preceded her in death on June 8, 1995...
Richard Whitehead (01/20/03)
CHARLESTON - Richard W. Whitehead, 53, died at 11 a.m. Jan. 18, 2003, at the Bertrand Retirement Center. Born Dec. 13, 1949, in Mississippi County, son of the late William C. and Lucy Pauline Farmer Whitehead, he was a lifelong resident of Charleston and member of the United Methodist Church...
Johnsy Holt (01/20/03)
SIKESTON - Johnsy Minyon Holt, 86, died at 10:06 a.m. Jan. 19, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Oct. 24, 1916, in Blodgett, daughter of the late Charles M. and Nettie Fisher Turner, she had been a presser for Faultless Cleaners and also worked in the laundry department at the Ramada Inn in Miner...
Helen O'Heren (01/20/03)
BERNIE - Helen Maxine O'Heren, 89, died Jan. 16, 2003, at the Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock, Ark. Born April 6, 1913, in Bernie, she was the daughter of the late Roy Bickford and Elsie Dora Slayton Woods Sr. On Feb. 17, 1932, at Piggott, Ark., she married William Moy O'Heren who preceded her in death on Dec. 17, 1970...
Marion Butler (01/20/03)
CHARLESTON - Marion Russell Butler, 62, died at 7 a.m. Jan. 19, 2003, at the Bertrand Nursing Facility. Born July 17, 1940, in Cairo, Ill., son of Afton E. Ollis Butler of Tyler, Texas, and the late Scott R. Butler, he lived in Charleston most of his life and was a retired truck driver. He was a member of the Assembly of God Church...
Jack Estes (01/20/03)
PORTAGEVILLE - Virgil L. "Jack" Estes, 94, died Jan. 19, 2003, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Born Nov. 16, 1908, in Portageville, he was the son of the late Dege Franklin and Susie Elizabeth Welch Estes. On March 25, 1948, he married Mary M. Simmons who preceded him in death on Feb. 23, 1993...
Victor Eaves (01/20/03)
EAST PRAIRIE - Victor Eaves, 53, died at 8:55 a.m. Jan. 18, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Oct. 13, 1949, in New Madrid County, son of the late James Carlos and Sarah Kate Palmer Eaves, he lived in East Prairie most of his life. ...
Berniece Durham (01/20/03)
DEXTER - Berniece Durham, 76, died Jan. 19, 2003, at the Cypress Point Health Care Center. Born May 27, 1926, at Lesterville, daughter of the late Samuel and Emma Lee Lewis, she had been employed by the Purolator Filter Company in Dexter and was of the Baptist belief...
Births (published 1/20) (01/20/03)
NEW HAMBURG - Chris and Beth Kern are the parents of their third daughter, born at 9:54 a.m. Dec. 30, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Baylee Grace Kern weighed 5 pounds, 14 ounces and was 18 1/2-inches long. The former Beth Bailey, Mrs. Kern is the daughter of Pam and Tony Young of Blodgett and is a registered nurse in the St. Francis Neonatal Intensive Care Unit...
Looking Back in Time at Jan. 20 (01/20/03)
SIKESTON - A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Harold Roegner. He has been named Harold Frederick. --- SIKESTON - A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. David L. Klingel. SIKESTON - This fall, a 120-unit Holiday Inn of America will open in Sikeston on a 10-acre tract of land just south of Sikeston...
Those who serve on school boards deserve our thanks (01/20/03)
Local school board members are dedicated citizens who carry out the truest form of representative government - volunteer public service. School board service is perhaps the purest expression of grassroots democratic principles upon which our nation was founded...
Your View 1/20: Not racist symbol (01/20/03)
Who will defend the banner of the Confederate soldier? Relying only on press releases published by the governor's communication office, one would conclude that Missouri's veterans are well respected and their gravesites well protected by Gov. Bob Holden. In a press release as recent as this past August, Gov. Holden said, "I am pleased that Missouri continues to be a leader in veterans' affairs."...
SpeakOut 1/20 (01/20/03)
Is there anyone out there who fixes washing machines? Put your number in SpeakOut. Regarding the case before the Supreme Court about the University of Michigan Affirmative Action Program, if you have a perfect SA, you get 3 points; if you have a perfect score on the ACT or SAT, you get 12 points; if your skin is of a certain color, you get 20 points. ...