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Stories from Monday, March 31, 2003

VFW in Sikeston will continue Blue Star tradition (03/31/03)
SIKESTON - The Veterans of Foreign Wars Blue Star program is now under way in Missouri. The Blue Star tradition originated in World War I. Dating back to 1917, Congressional records state: "The world should know of those who gave so much for liberty."...
Quake stakes (03/31/03)
SIKESTON - As a result of skyrocketing premiums, the City of Sikeston will do without earthquake insurance this year. The Sikeston City Council accepted the sole bid for the city's liability insurance - minus earthquake coverage - during their monthly special briefing session today...
Stars shine in extravaganza (03/31/03)
POPLAR BLUFF -- The first ever B.A. Sports All-Star Extravaganza took place Saturday at the Black River Coliseum in Poplar Bluff. The day-long event started at 11 a.m. with a small school boys basketball game, drawing the top local players from Class 1 and Class 2 schools...
Mary Homer (03/31/03)
SIKESTON -- Mary Colleen Homer, 74, formerly of Dexter, died March 31, 2003, at Hunter Acres Caring Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter.
Jamie Wilkerson III (03/31/03)
WYATT -- Jamie Dale Wilkerson III, son of Jamie Dale and Jessica Lorraine Campbell Wilkerson, died at birth at 4:40 a.m. March 27, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. In addition to his parents, survivors include: one brother, Clayton Campbell of Wyatt; his paternal grandparents, Jamie Dale Wilkerson of Harrah, Okla., and Evelyn Driver of Diehlstadt; maternal grandparents, Jerry V. ...
Raynett Moll (03/31/03)
SIKESTON -- Raynett Moll, 82, died March 30, 2003, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Clay Taylor (03/31/03)
SIKESTON -- Clay Taylor died March 30, 2003, at his home in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Kenneth Frank (03/31/03)
SEARCY, Ark. -- Kenneth Frank, 78, died March 30, 2003, at the White County Medical Center in Searcy. Born May 24, 1924, in Dexter, Mo., son of the late James Walter and Lulu Maupin Frank, he was a retired minister and was a member of the Westside Church of Christ in Searcy. He was a veteran, a member of the Kiwanis Club in Searcy and a White County Medical Center Auxiliary volunteer...
Joshua Gross (03/31/03)
PADUCAH, Ky. -- Joshua Daniel Gross, son of Clinton and Tammy Poe Gross, died at birth March 28, 2003, at the University of Louisville Medical Center. Survivors in addition to his parents include: one brother, Levi Gross of Paducah; one sister, Lexy Gross of Paducah; and grandparents, Charles and Dessie Gross of Anniston, Mo., and Jack and Jane Hargraves of Chaffee, Mo...
Clara Toler (03/31/03)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Clara Mae Toler, 61, died at 12:35 a.m. March 28, 2003, at her home. Born Dec. 8, 1941, in New Madrid, daughter of the late Jack and Estell Stewart Pigg, she was of the Baptist belief. She worked at Rosie's Diner in New Madrid for 10 years and retired in 2002 after 12 years of service as a nurse aide at Southeast Missouri Hospital...
Ruth Parker (03/31/03)
SIKESTON -- Ruth Parker, 90, died March 30, 2003, at Clearview Nursing Center. Born Oct. 30, 1912, in New Madrid County, daughter of the late James and Cornelie Wilburn, she was a member of the Miner Baptist Church. On Jan. 8, 1930, she married Edward Parker who preceded her in death on Dec. 27, 1984...
Nova Jean Jones (03/31/03)
DEXTER - Pallbearers at services conducted Sunday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Nova Jean Jones, 78, who died March 28, 2003, were: Mark Billingsley, Jay Forkum, Tom Forkum, Joe Whitaker, David Whitaker and Charles Clifton.
Births (published 3/31) (03/31/03)
SIKESTON - Crystal Hart is the mother of her second child, first son, born March 13, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Tekarione Donnell Hart weighed 6 pounds, 3 ounces and was 18-inches long. Grandparents are Lori Jackson and Danny Hart. CAPE GIRARDEAU - Mitchell Lee and Tammy Ellin Froman Jr. are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 1:23 a.m. March 14, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Clayton William Froman weighed 6 pounds, 10 ounces and was 19-inches long...
Looking Back in Time at March 31 (03/31/03)
COLUMBIA - Miss Mary Emma Allen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas B. Allen of Sikeston, has been awarded a $25 war bond for writing the best song in a contest open to all students at Stephens College in Columbia. SIKESTON - Earl Jarvis, chairman of the Southeast Missouri Council Eagle Board of Review, announced that Scouts Jimmy Curtis and Jim Ellis of Troop 43 in Sikeston were approved Tuesday evening for scouting's highest rank of Eagle...
Your View: three from 3/31 (03/31/03)
My name is Kenneth Lee Dement. I am currently a resident at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. I came to this facility in October 2000 after suffering a major stroke, affecting my right side and my speech. I was born in Poplar Bluff and went to school in Sikeston. ...
SpeakOut 3/31 (03/31/03)
This is in reference to two stores here in town, Lowe's and Wal-Mart. It is almost Poppy time again and for those who don't know what Poppy's are, they are for our veterans. All money raised (and this is a fund-raiser) goes directly for our veterans. ...