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Stories from Friday, March 21, 2003

Show of support (03/21/03)
Dennis Ziegenhorn places American flags around the sidewalk of his business Thursday afternoon. Area residents are placing American flags to show their support for the soldiers.
Two are bound over for murder (03/21/03)
CHARLESTON -- A Sikeston man and a Charleston man face a possible murder trial for a New Year's Eve shooting. A preliminary hearing was conducted Thursday in Mississippi County Associate Court for Jermaine Anderson, 19, of Charleston and Michael Ray Turner, 18, of Sikeston for the murder of Eric "Felando" Curtis on Dec. 31, 2002. Anderson is charged with first degree murder and armed criminal action; Turner is charged with first degree murder...
On with the show (03/21/03)
Brad Wilson adjusts lighting on stage at the Sikeston Senior High School Field House Thursday afternoon. Wilson and other volunteers will transform the Field House into the broadcast studio for the Kenny Rogers Children Center Telethon by Saturday morning. The telethon will be on the air Saturday and Sunday...
Emergency planning in Mississippi County should include possibility for terrorism (03/21/03)
CHARLESTON - Mark A. Winkler, area coordinator for the State Emergency Management Agency, updated Mississippi County commissioners on several emergency preparation items during their regular meeting Thursday. Winkler first advised commissioners he has a new office and phone number and passed out his business card...
Emerson backs resolution in support of war in Iraq (03/21/03)
WASHINGTON -- A House resolution intended to show Congress' unified support for U.S. troops in Iraq had the wholehearted backing of Eighth District Rep. Jo Ann Emerson when it passed overwhelmingly early today. On Thursday in a telephone interview, Emerson spoke about the upcoming vote and the mood in Washington...
Area teams gear up for spring softball season (03/21/03)
SIKESTON -- The 2003 spring softball season begins next week. The Kelly Lady Hawks have dropped out of spring play, but other teams around the area expect to field solid teams this year. Here is a look at teams in our coverage area. NEW MADRID -- The Lady Eagles hope momentum from last year's perfect 19-0 season will carry over into 2003...
Marie Jordan (03/21/03)
FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, Ill. - M. Marie Jordan, 92, died March 19, 2003, at the Rosewood Care Center in Swansea. Born Feb. 26, 1911, in Sikeston, daughter of the late William Oscar and Anna F. Cobb Ellis, she was a member of Christ United Methodist Church, Senior Citizens, and VFW Post 8677 Ladies Auxiliary in Fairview Heights, AARP and Occidental Chapter 185 Order of the Eastern Star...
Calob Wright (03/21/03)
DEXTER - Calob Wright, son of William Dale and Laura Michelle Comstock Wright, died shortly after birth March 19, 2003, at Three Rivers Heathcare in Poplar Bluff. Other survivors include: one brother, Johnathan Tyler Wright of Dexter; one sister, Brianna Wright of Dexter; his maternal grandparents, Jimmy and Charissa Comstock of Dexter; paternal grandparents, Janet Barrick Knight of Bloomfield and Tommy and Lori Wright of Dexter; maternal great-grandparents, Kenneth and Carolyn Standridge of Wappapello and Earnest Kennedy of Desloge; and his paternal great-grandparents, Jewell Barrick of Vanduser, M.L. ...
Albert Isaac (03/21/03)
PUXICO - Albert Isaac, 73, died March 20, 2003, at Three Rivers Healthcare North Campus in Poplar Bluff. Born July 31, 1929, in Kinder, son of the late Ernie and Nora Stroup Isaac, he lived in the Kinder and Puxico areas all his life. A member of the Kinder General Baptist Church, he had been a timber worker with the Arthur James Company and was a custodian for Puxico Schools before retiring...
Opal Myers (03/21/03)
EAST PRAIRIE - Opal A. Myers, 88, died at 7 a.m. March 20, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born June 12, 1914, in New Madrid County, daughter of the late Louis and Nora Hinton Wilburn Sr., she lived in New Madrid and Mississippi counties all her life. She was a landowner in East Prairie where she owned and operated Opal's Beauty Shop and was a member of the First Assembly of God Church...
Kay Cook (03/21/03)
MANSFIELD, Texas - Kathryn Marie "Kay" Cook, 72, formerly of Puxico, Mo., died March 19, 2003, at her home. Born Dec. 21, 1930, in Puxico, daughter of the late George Wesley and Georgianna Clark Harbin, she lived in Texas since 1955. She was a member of Walnut Ridge Baptist Church in Mansfield and Order of the Eastern Star Lodge 433 in Puxico...
Hugh Lattus (03/21/03)
HICKMAN, Ky. - Hugh Leonard Lattus, 78, died March 20, 2003, at Parkway Regional Hospital in Fulton, following a lengthy illness. Born Nov. 16, 1924, in Fulton County, son of the late Jacob Andrew and Sarah Hogg Lattus, he was a farmer in Kentucky, Tennessee and Missouri and owned and operated Lattus and Son Farms. ...
Nina Arnold (03/21/03)
DEXTER - Nina Arnold, 87, died March 19, 2003, at St. Luke's Hospital in Kansas City. Born Nov. 19, 1915, at Aid, daughter of the late Albert Andrew and Nettie Blagg Anderson, she was a member of the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Dexter. ...
Garnett Dial (03/21/03)
PORTAGEVILLE - Garnett J. Dial, 84, died March 19, 2003, at the Portageville Nursing Center. Born July 28, 1918, in Tiptonville, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late William Wright and Addie E. Nobles Dial. She is survived by one brother, Harold Douglas Dial of Portageville...
Births (published 3/21) (03/21/03)
SIKESTON - Erick and Kathy Mays are the parents of their fourth child, second son, born at 12:23 p.m. Feb. 12, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Brian Christopher Mays weighed 7 pounds and was 20-inches long. Mrs. Mays, daughter of James and Mary Buckley, is a certified nurse aide...
Looking Back in Time at March 21 (03/21/03)
SIKESTON - Mrs. Ruby Cochran, who was employed for several years in the office of the state auditor in Jefferson City, resigned her position last week and is now employed at the John Fabick Company in Sikeston. CHARLESTON- Saturday is the opening day for the Charleston Host House, a professional nursing home and perhaps the most lavish in the state. ...
SpeakOut 3/21 (03/21/03)
I am calling again about dogs running loose in Miner. The officer have driven past the house and know who the people are who own the dogs and will not tell the people to put the dogs up. They have even stopped in the road for the dogs to cross in front of them and they drive on by and don't do anything about it. ...