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Stories from Wednesday, January 22, 2003

Scientist at work (01/22/03)
Chelsie Noles works on her science fair project Tuesday afternoon at the Sikeston Junior High School. Noles along with over 180 Sikeston Junior and Senior High School students are preparing for the 26th Annual Sikeston Public School Science Fair this weekend. The public is invited to view the projects on Sunday from 1-3 p.m...
Little girl fighting big battle (01/22/03)
SIKESTON -- Hannah McClellan was getting dressed for a Christmas dance recital when her mother, Kathy McClellan, noticed a lump along Hannah's left rib cage. Immediately Mrs. McClellan was on the phone with Hannah's pediatrician to schedule an appointment as soon as possible. ...
It's all in the cards: (01/22/03)
BENTON - Many Sikeston voters in Scott County will cast ballots from a new precinct or at a new polling place in future elections. "Several voting precincts have changed in the City of Sikeston," said County Clerk Rita Milam. She released information regarding the precinct changes during Tuesday's county commission meeting...
Portageville having a memorable down year (01/22/03)
At the beginning of the basketball season, it didn't look like Portageville had much to be excited about. The Bulldogs graduated all five starters from their 24-4 team, a group Jim Bidewell called, "one of the best, if not the best," he's ever coached...
NMCC rallies past Notre Dame in rare home game (01/22/03)
NEW MADRID -- New Madrid County Central played its first home game since Nov. 30 on Tuesday night. The Eagles put on a show for their hometown fans, posting an impressive 50-42 win over Notre Dame. "This was a big win, especially coming off the loss to Cape Central," said NMCC head coach David Fields. "We were pretty down after that. This is a tremendous win. Notre Dame is tough for a lot of people."...
Kelly, Oran advance (01/22/03)
SCOTT CITY -- The first round of the Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament was completed on Tuesday night, with Oran beating Chaffee 86-49 and Kelly defeating Delta 69-49. The tournament will be back in action on Thursday with Scott City playing Scott Central at 7 p.m., followed by Oran versus Kelly at 8:30 p.m...
Powerful Madison beats Sikeston in Superman (01/22/03)
METROPOLIS, Ill. -- The Sikeston Bulldogs basketball team dropped to 0-2 in the 20th Annual Coca-Cola Superman Classic on Tuesday with a 59-49 loss to powerful Madison, Ill., at Massac County High School. The Bulldogs (5-9) will play their last game in the tournament on Saturday at 5 p.m. against an undetermined opponent...
Hooters Tour set to return (01/22/03)
SIKESTON -- After a two-year layoff, the NGA/Hooters Tour will return to the Bootheel Golf Club in Sikeston this summer. The tour has scheduled a full week of events, beginning July 14, running through July 20. "It's a chance for people that have never experienced a big-time golf event to come out and see some of the top players in the world," said Bootheel professional Jeff Ketterman. ...
Lady 'Jays topple South Pem (01/22/03)
STEELE - The Charleston Lady Bluejays basketball team improved to 4-6 on the season with a 48-37 win against South Pemiscot here on Tuesday. Charleston jumped out to a 14-4 first quarter lead and held to lead 26-17 at the half. The Lady Bulldogs got back into the game in the third quarter, trimming the lead down to 33-30 heading into the fourth quarter...
Cubs hit century mark in win over Woodland (01/22/03)
BELL CITY -- The Bell City Cubs were lights out once again on Tuesday night, hitting 15 three-pointers in a 105-53 win over Woodland. Eric Henry led the way with 34 points, scoring 25 in the first half. "Eric is going to surpass 2,000 career points this year," said Bell City head coach David Heeb. ...
Portageville shuts down Richland, 74-22 (01/22/03)
PORTAGEVILLE -- The Portageville Bulldogs posted their sixth straight win on Tuesday night, beating Richland 74-22. The Bulldogs were led by Willie Hassell with 17 points and Aaron Bidewell with 15. For Richland, Scott McGarity scored 15, hitting three 3-pointers...
Jerry Winberry (01/22/03)
SIKESTON - Jerry Winberry, 54, died at 7:18 p.m. Jan. 21, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Anna May Cook (01/22/03)
BERTRAND - Anna May Cook, 88, formerly of St. Charles, died at 6:30 a.m. Jan. 21, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Dec. 17, 1914, in Athens, Ohio, daughter of the late Otto and Marie Meyer Delk, she lived in St. Charles most of her life and was of the Catholic belief...
Marie Winchester (01/22/03)
ADVANCE - Linda "Marie" Winchester, 64, died Jan. 20, 2003, at her home. Born May 4, 1938, in Cumberlin City, Tenn., daughter of Bertie Lee Pulley Smith of Advance and the late Robert W. Smith, she was a retired licensed practical nurse and member of the Dongola Friendship Baptist Church...
Births (published 1/22) (01/22/03)
SIKESTON - Robert C. and Shannon L. Clay are the parents of their second son, born at 1:55 p.m. Jan. 6, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Spencer Taylor Clay weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 20-inches long. The former Shannon Allred, Mrs. Clay is the daughter of Sharon and Ronnie Gibson of Kevil, Ky. She is a teacher for the New Madrid County R-1 School District...
Looking Back in Time at Jan. 22 (01/22/03)
SIKESTON - Sikeston's coldest weather of the winter blew into the city on a north wind at mid-week, causing many cars to stall and residents to heap coal into roaring furnaces. The low reading was 2 above in the city and one above zero at Harvey Parks Airport...
Educating officials to do a better job (01/22/03)
Were it not so pathetic, it would be downright funny. But as you'll quickly learn, there's not much funny with wasting taxpayer funds - at least not funny in my book. Here's what happened. A Republican senator from Maine was having difficulty taking Education Department officials at their word. ...
Your View 1/22: Show respect (01/22/03)
I am writing to you with regard to your editorial of Jan. 19, concerning the removal of the Confederate flag from Missouri State historic sites. As many of your readers may be aware, in 1974, the Central Intelligence Agency attempted to recover a sunken Soviet submarine from the floor of the Pacific Ocean. During the operation the remains of a number of Soviet crewmen were recovered from the wreckage of the submarine...
SpeakOut 1/22 (01/22/03)
People who are truly pro-life believe that life is a precious thing given by God. When you realize that life is sanctified and given by God, then you try to protect the lives of everyone. First, you try to protect the lives of the innocent. After that, you try to protect the lives of everyone, even convicted murderers. ...