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Stories from Monday, March 10, 2003

Out of harm's way: For terrorists or tornados, precautions are the same (03/10/03)
SIKESTON - Whether the threat is from terrorists or natural disasters, government officials at all levels from federal to local are urging readiness. "Preparation for disasters basically follow the same guidelines," said Joe Burton, E-911 administrator for Scott County...
Schools honored (03/10/03)
EAST PRAIRIE - East Prairie High School is among public schools earning "Top 10" honors based on students' consistently high scores in one or more areas of the Missouri Assessment Program. The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education's annual list of highest-performing schools identifies elementary, middle and high schools with the highest percentages of students scoring at the "Proficient" and "Advanced" levels in each subject area and grade level covered by the mandatory MAP tests. ...
High rollers (03/10/03)
Chris Cooper of Sikeston (center) prepares to roll the dice during the first round of the Optimist Club's Monopoly tournament at the Clinton Building Saturday. Cooper won the game, qualifying him for the final round in which he took second place. Scott Welton of Sikeston was this year's first place winner. Also pictured are William Scherer, left, and Alex Fowler of Sikeston...
Here's how its done (03/10/03)
Captain "Magic" Valentino Willis shows grade school students how to properly shoot a basketball during a clinic Saturday at the YMCA. Willis, the "Clown Prince of Basketball," uses a basketball to teach no drugs, no alcohol and no cigarettes to the participants. He was the captain of the Harlem All-Stars...
One killed in car crash (03/10/03)
MALDEN -- A three-vehicle accident resulted in fatal injuries for a Malden resident Sunday. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, at 3:30 p.m. in New Madrid County on U.S. Highway 60, two miles east of Malden, motorist Braid D. Kilgore, 34, of Malden was headed westbound and traveled into the eastbound lane on U.S. 60...
Chris Cloninger (03/10/03)
DEXTER -- Chris Cloninger, 24, died March 8, 2003, at Dexter. Born Aug. 16, 1978, he was the son of Roy Cloninger of Dexter and the late Lena Lewis Cloninger. In addition to his father, survivors include: two brothers, Jerry Simpson of Bernie and Danny Simpson of Cape Girardeau; and one sister, Charlotte Bohnenstiehl of Alton, Ill...
Dorothy Harrison (03/10/03)
SIKESTON -- Dorothy Oneal Harrison, 80, died at 1:30 a.m. March 10, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Jan. 25, 1923, in Cooter, daughter of the late Willie T. and Lillie Mae Dean Oakley, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Sikeston and had been a bookkeeper for Steward Steel Supply Co. for 25 years...
James E. Rudd (03/10/03)
PIEDMONT -- James E. Rudd, 83, died March 9, 2003, at the Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Center in Dexter. Born Nov. 20, 1919, at Bogota, Tenn., son of the late William A. and Lessie Bell Chappell Rudd, he was a former employee of Brown Shoe Company at Piedmont. A U.S. Army veteran, he served in World War II...
Emma Lee Moore (03/10/03)
ROLLA - Emma Lee Moore, 90, formerly of Canalou, died March 7, 2003, at the Rolla Manor Care Center. Born Nov. 14, 1912, in the state of Texas, to the late Joseph and Mary Hosek Suska, she and her husband owned and operated Moore's Grocery for many years. In June 1982, she moved to Rolla where she was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church, VFW Auxiliary Post 2025, American Legion Auxiliary Post 270 and served as a senior companion...
Esther Rice (03/10/03)
DEXTER - Esther Elizabeth Rice, 83, died March 9, 2003, at Missouri Southern Health Care in Dexter. Born Jan. 29, 1920, at Plymouth, Neb., to the late Carnelius and Anna Ensz Jantzen, she had been a resident of Plymouth until 1961 when she moved to Pacific, where she lived until 1990 when she moved to Dexter. She was a member of the Friendship Baptist Church in Dexter...
Births (published 3/10) (03/10/03)
SIKESTON - Amanda J. Long is the mother of her first child, a daughter, born at 8:19 a.m. Feb. 18, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Carly Winona Long weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces and was 19 1/2-inches long. The baby's grandmother is Lucinda Long Heisserer and great-grandmother is Betty Long...
Looking Back in Time at March 10 (03/10/03)
SIKESTON - March "entered like a lamb," but did not maintain that appearance for long. For the second day the temperature dropped and the third was only 21 degrees while a low reading of 1 degree was reported. SIKESTON - Janet Leigh Jones, daughter of Mr. ...
Your View: two from 3/10 (03/10/03)
Friday evening my family and I journeyed to Cape's Notre Game to watch the district 4A Championship game. We, like so many other Dexter fans, were anticipating a fair and exciting game. We expected this, even though the night before we witnessed grand larceny in the Sikeston vs. Notre Dame game...
SpeakOut 3/10 (03/10/03)
How long does the City of Sikeston allow a family to remodel a home? Construction work on the same house in the 300 block of Edmondson Street has been continuing now for its third year. Not only is it an eyesore and a disgrace to everyone in the neighborhood, but the work is not contracted by professionals but is done by family members with their blaring loud music at 3 a.m. ...