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Stories from Thursday, February 6, 2003

Students will take to the stage for business fashion dos, don'ts (02/06/03)
SIKESTON - No jeans with holes. Leave the combat boots at home. Check your khakis to make sure they are clean then check the mirror one last time to ensure everything is in place before leaving for that job interview. Those are just some of the secrets to "Dressing for Success" that the Student Junior Chamber of Commerce will share with their peers and others attending Friday's Business Education Expo. ...
Chili anyone? (02/06/03)
Sikeston Lions Club member Steve Steiger stirs chili for the lunch crowd during the club's annual Chili Day Wednesday. The event, held at the Sikeston Eagles Club, raised money that will benefit area charities.
Delta Growers set to supply biodiesel fuel to farmers (02/06/03)
CHARLESTON - What farmers are growing is keeping more and more of Southeast Missouri's vehicles going. Beginning March 1, Delta Growers Association will supply biodiesel to its more than 1,200 customers in the Scott, New Madrid and Mississippi county area...
Farm bureau will educate shoppers today (02/06/03)
SIKESTON -- Food consumers throughout the state can expect to receive a little education when their grocery bags are filled today as members of the Missouri Farm Bureau visit local grocery stores to raise awareness of the affordability of food in America...
Jackson man faces 10-year sentence (02/06/03)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - A Jackson man faces a possible 10-year prison sentence after being arrested in Scott County. Mark J. Lampe, 35, pled guilty to one felony count of being a previously convicted felon in possession of a firearm when he appeared in federal court Wednesday before U.S. District Judge Henry E. Autrey...
Area players sign letters of intent (02/06/03)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Two area high school football players signed letters of intent on national signing day Wednesday. Cape Central running back and defensive back Monroe Hicks committed to Central Missouri State, while Jackson defensive lineman Matt McComas signed on to play for Southeast Missouri State...
Lady Bulldogs blister struggling Oran, 69-19 (02/06/03)
ORAN -- Sikeston's girls basketball team checked another mark in the win column Wednesday night, cruising past struggling Oran 69-19. The Lady Bulldogs jumped out to a commanding 13-2 lead and never looked back, outscoring Oran 17-9 in the second quarter, 20-6 in the third, then 19-2 in the fourth...
Wrestlers beat NMCC in finale (02/06/03)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston's wrestling team competed in its final dual meet of the regular season on Wednesday night, beating New Madrid County Central, 60-10. The Bulldogs will now compete in the district meet on Saturday at Ste. Genevieve. "(This year) we had three dual meets that we lost by one match," explained Sikeston head coach Chris Hodgkiss. ...
Bulldogs hope to upset one of state's top teams (02/06/03)
POPLAR BLUFF - The Sikeston Bulldogs' next opponent on schedule certainly needs no introduction. The Bulldogs will travel to play the Poplar Bluff Mules on their homecoming night at E.T. "Pete" Peters Gymnasium on Friday with junior varsity action starting at 6 p.m...
Sonny Moylan (02/06/03)
PORTAGEVILLE - Ernest R. "Sonny" Moylan Jr., 69, died Feb. 5, 2003, at the Baptist East Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Born Dec. 30, 1933, in Portageville, son of the late Ernest R. and Stella Marie Hoggard Moylan Sr., he was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Portageville. ...
Thomas Taylor (02/06/03)
NEW MADRID - Thomas J. Taylor, 79, died Feb. 5, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Richards Funeral Home.
Cyara Lizenbee (02/06/03)
BERTRAND - Cyara Breann Lizenbee, 5-day-old daughter of Jason Ray Lizenbee and Christy Dawn McWhirter, died Feb. 5, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Survivors in addition to her parents include: her paternal grandparents, Ray Lizenbee of East Prairie and Naomi Lizenbee of Bernie; maternal grandparents, Arnold McWhirter of Sikeston and Debra Hardin of Converse, La.; paternal great-grandmothers, Nona Jones of Campbell and Dorothy Lizenbee of Advance; and her maternal great-grandmother, Nola McWhirter of Bertrand.. ...
Thomas Minnis (02/06/03)
PORTAGEVILLE - Thomas M. Minnis, 86, died Jan. 30, 2003, at the Portageville Nursing Center. Born Aug. 9, 1916, in Nettleton, Miss., son of the late Lewis and Carrie Minnis, he worked for Federal Compress for 44 years before retiring. On Sept. 16, 1950, in Portageville, he married Georgia Mae Steele who preceded him in death on Feb. 16, 1977...
Brenda Link (02/06/03)
DEXTER - Brenda Link, 55, died Feb. 5, 2003, at her home near Dexter. Born March 28, 1947, in Dexter, daughter of the late Arthur and Ruby Maze Vaughn, she was a lifelong resident of Dexter and member of Lick Creek Church near Bloomfield. On Dec. 31, 1971, in Troy, Mo., she married Joe Link who survives of the home...
Ralph Berry (02/06/03)
POPLAR BLUFF - Ralph David Berry, 83, formerly of Gideon, died Feb. 4, 2003, at Three Rivers Healthcare North Campus. Born June 19, 1919, in Gideon, son of the late David Walter and Belle Coveatt Berry, he was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and member of the Assembly of God Church in Poplar Bluff...
Melba Harlan (02/06/03)
GRAYRIDGE - Melba Harlan, 61, died Feb. 6, 2003, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Memphis, Tenn. Arrangements are incomplete at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter.
Ulyes Brumley (02/06/03)
WYATT - Ulyes C. Brumley, 79, died at 3:02 a.m. Feb. 6, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 16, 1923, in Mississippi County, son of the late Grover C. and Della D. Miller Brumley, he was a lifelong resident of Wyatt where he was a member of the Baptist Church. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a retired construction worker...
Jake Swift (02/06/03)
PORTAGEVILLE - Pallbearers at services conducted Wednesday at DeLisle Funeral Home for George Eugene "Jake" Swift, 88, who died Feb. 2, 2003, were: Fred Nabors, Jon Swift, George Swift, Jay Swift, Don Underwood and Gary Baker.
Ralph Byrum (02/06/03)
POPLAR BLUFF - Ralph E. Byrum, 93, died Feb. 4, 2003, at his home. Born Jan. 25, 1910, in Jenny Lind, Ark., son of the late Jim and Lucy Mahoney Byrum, he lived in St. Louis for 56 years before moving to Poplar Bluff in 1982. A U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, he retired from General Motors and attended Temple Baptist Church in Poplar Bluff...
Birth (published 2/6) (02/06/03)
WYATT - John Louis and Barbara Eileen Chimienti are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born Jan. 28, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Katelyn Nicole Chimienti weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces and was 18-inches long. Mrs. Chimienti, daughter of Roy Eugene Green and Barbara Maxine Green of Wyatt, is employed by Sav-A-Lot...
Looking Back in Time at Feb. 6 (02/06/03)
SIKESTON - Four additions have been made recently in the Employment Service headquarters here, Manager Houck Mitchell announces. The Rev. D.D. McAdams, pastor of the Presbyterian Church, has accepted a job as an intermediate employment deputy in the office. Another new staff member is Robert S. Wilson, intermediate deputy, and Mrs. Gladys B. Stewart, formerly of Grabers Store, is serving as an intermediate deputy...
Republicans offer budget alternative (02/06/03)
Teachers' groups, who have traditionally supported the Democratic party in Missouri, need to pay attention to the Republican plan for balancing Missouri's budget this year. Gov. Bob Holden had proposed cutting $350 from education funding to help the state in the current revenue crunch. But GOP leaders, who control the House and Senate in Missouri, are proposing to restore those cuts and instead focus on reducing expenses elsewhere...
Your View 2/6: Eco-voodoo; Apology demand (02/06/03)
President Bush's State of the Union Address is nothing more than a revival of Reaganomics, voodoo black magic, California fortune teller, make-believe; we borrow now, we don't have to pay for anything we can borrow ourselves rich; cut taxes and increase spending...
SpeakOut 2/6 (02/06/03)
What planet do our school board members live in? Sikeston Public Schools is experiencing a staffing crisis in which our experienced teachers are fleeing our system in great numbers in favor of better paying jobs. There are not enough qualified teachers to take their places. ...