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Stories from Monday, March 3, 2003

University president to visit the Bootheel (03/03/03)
SIKESTON - University of Missouri President Elson Floyd will be the featured guest at a reception scheduled from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Clinton Building in the Sikeston Sports Complex. The reception, hosted by the University of Missouri Alliances of Alumni Association and Outreach and Extension, is open to the public, however reservations are requested. Those wishing to attend should contact Bob Patterson at 471-5012 prior to 5 p.m. Thursday...
Former senator surveys area communities' needs (03/03/03)
NEW MADRID - With more than 25 years in Missouri government, former Senator Jerry Howard already knew a lot about Southeast Missouri. Yet since October he has learned even more about what the area's residents see as their needs and the roadblocks to bettering their hometowns...
Play ball (03/03/03)
Cord Sheehy turns a double play in baseball practice Sunday afternoon at the Sikeston Sports Complex. Sheehy, along with Trey Tigart, Drew Harper, Josh Hampton and Caleb Hampton, used the day to prepare for the upcoming baseball season.
New Madrid residents honored (03/03/03)
NEW MADRID -- The three agreed they never expected to be honored for what they do, but the applause of the crowd attending the New Madrid Chamber of Commerce's annual awards banquet let them know their honors were well deserved. Saturday evening, the Chamber presented its Community Service Awards to Bobby Blom and Johnny Davis. Mildred Henry received the Lifetime Achievement Award...
No surprises in first round of districts (03/03/03)
BLOOMFIELD -- The opening round of the Class 3, District 2 girls basketball tournament took place at Bloomfield High School on Monday. Top-seeded Kelly received a first-round bye. Second-seeded Clearwater beat East Prairie 66-22, third-seeded Charleston toppled Woodland 52-31, and fourth-seeded Scott City defeated St. Vincent 39-35...
Chaffee boys end season with loss (03/03/03)
POPLAR BLUFF -- The Class 2, District 2 Tournament started on Saturday at the Black River Coliseum in Poplar Bluff. In the boys tournament, Chaffee saw its season come to an end with a 61-48 loss to Greenville in the play-in game. Sam Burnett scored 18 points for the Red Devils while James Reischman contributed 16. Chaffee's season ends at 6-17...
Charleston, Kelly advance (03/03/03)
BLOOMFIELD -- The Class 3, District 1 boys basketball tournament got underway at Bloomfield High School. No. 1 Charleston beat East Prairie 78-40, No. 2 Scott City defeated Woodland 68-42, and No. 3 Kelly toppled St. Vincent 72-60. The only upset of the day was No. 5 Bloomfield beating No. 4 Clearwater 76-61. Here is a look at each of Saturday's games...
Karate competitors (03/03/03)
Students from the Pil Sung Black Belt Academy of Sikeston recently competed in Karate Elites' Quad State Karate Championships held in Calvert City, Ky.Shown here are those who attended the competition, left to right, front row: Chaz Marshall, Austin Abernathy, Elias Borton, Catherine Jackson, Caroline Jackson, Hunter Borton, Ben Jackson. Back row, Herb Moore, Chris Rainwater, Robert Weed, Dennis Carden, Leslie Bennett, and Chief Instructor Tim Wall...
Jeffery McDavid (03/03/03)
CLARKTON - Jeffery Wayne McDavid, 35, died Feb. 28, 2003, in Clarkton. Born April 14, 1967, in Paris, Tenn., son of Donald Richard and Patricia Crowe McDavid of Portageville, he had been employed by Plastene Supply in Portageville. On May 26, 2000, in Piggott, Ark., he married Dawn "Shelly" Simpson who survives of the home...
Vonnie Woodard (03/03/03)
PARMA - Pallbearers at services conducted Saturday at the Parma Church of Christ for Vonnie Woodard, 92, who died Feb. 25, 2003, were: John Woodard Jr., Kevin Woodard, Gerard Tessens, Gary Woodard, Rodger Weems and Donald Moore. Watkins and Sons Funeral Home of Parma was in charge of arrangements...
John Waldron Sr. (03/03/03)
HARDIN, Ky. - John Waldron Sr., 72, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Feb. 28, 2003, at Murray Calloway County Medical Center in Murray. Born March 2, 1930, in Pocahontas, Ark., son of the late Marvin and Tula Caldwell Waldron, he was the owner and operator of Waldron Roofing before retiring. A U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, he was a member of Henry Meldrum American Legion Post 114 and Murray Lane Baptist Church of Sikeston...
Marcus Slinkard (03/03/03)
HIGH RIDGE - Marcus Aron Slinkard, 25, died March 1, 2003, at his home. Born Sept. 20, 1977, in St. Louis, son of Louis and Sharon Turman Slinkard, he was an equipment manager for Washington Inventory Service. Survivors in addition to his parents include: one son, Elias Sintakas; two brothers, Brad Slinkard of Fenton and Todd Slinkard of West Hollywood, Calif.; his grandparents, Hattie Slinkard of Benton and Pauline Turman of Bernie; and a special friend, Sandra Sintakas...
Stella Pikey (03/03/03)
BLOOMFIELD - Stella M. Pikey, 88, died March 1, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 13, 1914, in Portageville, daughter of the late Tom and Laucinda Hawkins White, she was a farmer and a member of the Church of God in the Jay-Y Community...
Mike Barnes (03/03/03)
BELL CITY -- Jesse Michael Barnes, 62, died March 2, 2003, at his home near Bell City. Born July 30, 1940, in Jackson, Tenn., son of the late Jesse and Inez Holloway Barnes, he taught school at Bell City for 14 years and was principal at Bell City High School for three years. ...
Betty Lake (03/03/03)
SAN ANTONIO, Texas- Elizabeth "Betty" Lake, 72, formerly of Portageville, Mo., died March 1, 2003, in Texas. Arrangements are incomplete at DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
Dude Horman (03/03/03)
CHAFFEE -- George Dewey "Dude" Horman, 79, died March 1, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born May 12, 1923, in Blomeyer, son of the late Fred and Mayme Griffin Horman, he entered the U.S. Army on Oct. 25, 1944, during World War II and was honorably discharged on Aug. ...
Alfred Telker (03/03/03)
ST. PETERS - Alfred A. Telker, 71, died Feb. 28, 2003, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Peters. Born Aug. 9, 1931, in Charleston, son of the late William Raymond and Margaret Telker, he was an aerospace mechanic for McDonnell-Douglas Aircraft Corporation in St. Louis for 35 years before retiring. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1953-57 and was a member of All Saints Catholic Church and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Lodge 837D...
Violet Treadway (03/03/03)
WAPPAPELLO - Violet Treadway, 92, formerly of Dexter, died Feb. 28, 2003, at Three Rivers Healthcare North Campus in Poplar Bluff. Born March 24, 1910, in Evansville, Ind., daughter of the late William Aaron and Charlotte Korb Long, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Dexter...
Mildred Robinson (03/03/03)
SIKESTON - Mildred Logan Robinson was born Feb. 4, 1911, in Meadowview, Va., the fourth child of Solomon Lee Logan and Victoria Davenport Logan and passed away on March 1, 2003. She was a graduate of the University of Tennessee School of Medical Technology and worked for the University of Tennessee School of Medicine Pathology Department for four years...
John Sanders (03/03/03)
DELTA - John Mark Sanders, 40, died March 2, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 22, 1962, in Chaffee, son of Faye Huey Sanders of Delta and the late Earl John Huey Jr., he was an electrical technician for Fru-Con in Cape Girardeau...
Nola Tidwell (03/03/03)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services conducted at 10 a.m. today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Nola Tidwell, 82, who died Feb. 27, 2003, were: Todd Kennard, Wesley Stutts, Donnie Brown, C.A. Carter, Robert Brown and Roger Beck.
Looking Back in Time at March 3 (03/03/03)
SIKESTON - Miss Electa Shankle, daughter of Mrs. Edna Shankle of Sikeston, was sworn into the SPARS, a women's organization of the Coast Guard, and was given the rating of apprenticed seaman. BLOOMFIELD - The Bernie Mules are the new champions and representatives to the state tournament from the Class M regional at Bloomfield. The Mules trounced the Fisk crew Saturday night 109-74 for the title...
Your View: Three from 3/3 (03/03/03)
The Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce would like to thank our members and the public for making the 8th Annual Business/Education EXPO such a success. A special thanks goes to the local media who helped us with publicity and to our vendors displaying their products and talking to visitors about career opportunities with their companies at the EXPO:...
SpeakOut 3/3 (03/03/03)
I went and got groceries today and left my purse at the store. A lady named Jan saw that it was returned to me. She's a good Christian woman and I thank her with all my heart. When I read "War isn't the answer," to the person who called this in, I would like to say thank you. ...