[Nameplate] Fair ~ 85°F  
High: 90°F ~ Low: 71°F
Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Stories from Sunday, March 30, 2003

Many show support of troops with yellow ribbons (03/30/03)
SIKESTON -- Yellow ribbons are making a comeback in the nation as well as the area as Americans continue to show their support for troops and the nation. "We haven't been selling many flowers, but we've sold a lot of yellow ribbons," noted Tammy Burford, a florist at Sikeston Market Place Florist. "I had a lady come in the other day and buy some ribbons and she said her sister, who lives in Memphis, Tenn., has 42 yellow ribbons in her yard."...
Holden visits Sikeston clinic (03/30/03)
SIKESTON - The SEMO Health Network's Sikeston Family Clinic was visited by Gov. Bob Holden Friday for a presentation on Missouri's Telehealth Network. The telehealth network enables local health care providers in rural Missouri to provide quality specialty care by communicating in real time with specialists through videoconferencing...
'Diamond Studs' (03/30/03)
Sikeston Senior High School students Jake Kaiser, Joe Wollenburg, Kyle Weeks and Cody Weeks rehearse for their upcoming play "Diamond Studs." The play will be held at the Field House April 3-5 starting at 7 p.m. Admission is $3, which will help with the costs of next year's play...
Calendar girl (03/30/03)
Tiffany Warren, daughter of Brian and Tammy Barborek is the Standard Democrat's Calendar Girl for April. Warren, fifth alternate in the Miss Sikeston contest, will attend AIT, her second phase of military training, this summer. In January of 2004 she will enroll at Southwest Missouri State University where she intends to get her major in criminal justice and become a probation officer...
The 2002-03 All-Standard Democrat Basketball Dream Team (03/30/03)
ABOUT THESE TEAMS: The 2001-2002 All-Standard Democrat Basketball Dream Team is a collection of the top boys and girls basketball players in the Standard Democrat coverage area. The teams were selected by Lance Hanlin, Derek James and David Jenkins. Teams in our coverage area include Sikeston, Dexter, NMCC, Charleston, Delta, Chaffee, Bell City, East Prairie, Kelly, Portageville, Scott City, Oran, Richland and Scott Central...
The 2002-03 Girls Dream Team (03/30/03)
Delta, 6-0, Sr. Delta had one of the top teams in the area this year, and Below was their go-to player. The 6-foot senior was dominant against all opponents, averaging 24.2 points, 10.7 rebounds, 2.2 steals and 2 assists per game. She shot 62 percent from the field and 71.7 percent from the foul line. This year Below led the Lady Bobcats to an overall record of 27-3 and a third place finish in the Class 1 state tournament. She scored right at 2,000 points in her career at Delta...
Janet Thies (03/30/03)
POPLAR BLUFF - Janet Maria Thies, 60, formerly of Charleston, died March 20, 2003, at St. John's Mercy Medical Center in St. Louis, following an extended illness. Born Jan. 30, 1943, in Charleston, daughter of Sylvia Caraker Seib of Poplar Bluff and the late Austin Seib, she was a poster child for the March of Dimes in Minnesota. ...
Mary Hays (03/30/03)
MOREHOUSE - Mary Elizabeth Hays, 76, died March 28, 2003, at Sells Rest Home in Matthews. Born Sept. 16, 1926, in Clifton, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Jim and Delphie Flippo. Her husband, James David Hays, preceded her in death in 1973. Survivors include: two sons, Jackie Hays of Morehouse and Danny Greeson of Eldon; two daughters, Ethyl Faye Hays of Morehouse and Patsy Barnett of Canalou; two brothers, W.I. ...
Elizabeth Wondel (03/30/03)
PAINTON - Elizabeth Wondel, 88, died March 27, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born July 29, 1914, at Delta, daughter of the late Charles and Rosie Welker Surface, she was a member of the Arbor General Baptist Church. On Nov. 2, 1932, at Benton, she married Emory Wondel who preceded her in death on April 16, 1987...
Coy McDowell (03/30/03)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services conducted Saturday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Coy G. McDowell, 76, who died March 27, 2003, were: Eddie McDowell, Scott McDowell, Eric McDowell, Rodney Comstock, Andy Comstock and Scott Henderson. Honorary pallbearers were: L.V. "Beatle" Bailey and Justin Hawkins...
Loretta Dannenmueller (03/30/03)
KELSO - Loretta Gertrude Dannenmueller, 87, died at 3:50 p.m. March 27, 2003, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Born April 5, 1915, in St. Louis, daughter of the late Rose Halter, she was a seamstress for the Eli Walker Company in Scott City before retiring. She was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church and the Ladies Sodality in Kelso...
Mildred Johnson (03/30/03)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Mildred Bernice Johnson, 83, who died March 28, 2003, will be: Steve Johnson, Andy Johnson, Kent Bernhard, Kurt Bernhard, Colie "Trey" Taylor III and Aaron Shoaf. Burial will follow in Forest Hills Memorial Gardens near Morley...
Gale Orr (03/30/03)
DEXTER - Pallbearers at services conducted Friday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Gale "Big" Orr, 75, who died March 25, 2003, were: Harold Tucker Jr., Stan Tucker, Mike McCoy, Russell Orr, Rylee Orr and James King.
Births (published 3/30) (03/30/03)
ORAN - Rodney Lee and Amy Marie Davis are the parents of their third child, first son, born at 1:05 p.m. March 12, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Rhett Cole Davis weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces and was 21-inches long. Mrs. Davis is the former Amy Bryeans, daughter of Dwain and Marie Bryeans of Oran and is employed by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Missouri...
Looking Back 3/30 (03/30/03)
SIKESTON - Sgt. Ralph Carroll, son of Mrs. Emma Carroll of Sikeston, was among those who received two Oak Leaf Clusters to the Air Medal for outstanding action in the air in action in North Africa. SIKESTON - The Tuesday morning Ladies League held its league-ending luncheon and awards presentations at Imperial Lanes yesterday afternoon. ...
Eyesore properties need to be cleaned (03/30/03)
I took a couple of hours on one fairly nice afternoon this week and drove around the community I call home. To tell the truth, I was looking for eyesores. Not that I'm attracted to eyesores mind you, I just wanted to look with fresh eyes on our community and see perhaps what a newcomer or visitor might see...
Speakout 3/30 (03/30/03)
Where is the Sikeston Police Department? There is a 851 dirt bike and a blue Trans-Am that have been drag racing on Pam Street several times. Little kids live on this street. Can't something be done about this? Residents can contact DPS and file a complaint. All information is kept confidential....