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Stories from Monday, April 7, 2003

City shows support for troops (04/07/03)
SIKESTON - The idea behind "Let's Support Our Troops," a prayer vigil and tribute ceremony scheduled for 7 p.m. Saturday, is just what it sounds like. "We wanted to show our Sikeston community and surrounding areas that we care about them and their loved ones who are serving in the armed forces," said Dr. ...
War takes a toll on nation's farms (04/07/03)
SIKESTON -- Increasing fuel and fertilizer prices and finding themselves shorthanded are just some of the recent effects of the war on American farmers. But Vicki Deane of Sikeston doesn't think higher fuel prices and natural gas prices can be entirely blamed on the war...
Cruising (04/07/03)
Sikeston Department of Public Safety PSO Mark Vavak watches Brittany and Hannah Watkins as they go through a bike safety course Saturday during the YMCA Healthy Kids Day. The event was geared for parents and kids in preschool to seventh grade. Over 300 people attended the event...
Jean Mattingly (04/07/03)
PUXICO - Jean Deloris Mattingly, 67, died April 7, 2003, at Three Rivers Healthcare North Campus in Poplar Bluff. Arrangements are incomplete at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Puxico.
Norma Keller (04/07/03)
SCOTT CITY - Norma Keller, 78, died April 7, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Edith Batson (04/07/03)
DEXTER - Pallbearers at services conducted Saturday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Edith Christine Batson, 82, who died April 1, 2003, were: Pete Greenlee, Capt. John Dancer, Jim Austin, Charley Mayo, Darrell Penberthy and Clifford Temples.
Jewell Kyle (04/07/03)
DEXTER - Jewell Grace Kyle, 79, died April 5, 2003, at the Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Center in Dexter. Born April 7, 1923, in Bertrand, she was the daughter of the late Everett Earl and Rose Hall McClain. On Aug. 24, 1947, in St. Louis, she married Albert R. Kyle who preceded her in death on April 7, 1996...
Clifford Brown (04/07/03)
BRAWLEY, Calif. -- Clifford M. Brown, 66, formerly of Mississippi County, Mo., died April 3, 2003, at Pioneers Memorial Hospital in Brawley. Born Nov. 19, 1936, in Mississippi County, son of the late John J. and Maggie Goode Brown, he graduated from Charleston (Mo.) High School and worked in the cotton industry. ...
Births (published 4/7) (04/07/03)
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 April 7 (04/07/03)
SIKESTON - Juniors named to the third quarter honor roll include: Mary Ellen Bailey, John Boardman, Jean Jackson, Grace Marie Sitzes, Louise Skelton, Laverne Yoffie and Virginia Woods. Sophomores: Betty Jo Bacon, Ann Hatfield, Mary Jameson, Eleanor McClure, Elaine McNeely, Adell Murrell, Gene Stephens and Martha Stevens...
Your View: two from 4/7 (04/07/03)
This letter is to inform the voters of New Madrid County to please wake up to what is occurring in the county. Did you know that an educational program for the children is going to be eliminated in May 2003? Do you know why it is being eliminated? I recently contacted one of the New Madrid County commissioners concerning a rumor that the Drug Abuse Resistance Educational Program (DARE) is to be eliminated in May. He informed me that it is not a rumor...
SpeakOut 4/7 (04/07/03)
I am very proud of the Scott County officials and the people who were involved in getting federal funds and grants and that the city of Sikeston and Scott County put in their part to help clean out this ditch in the Mini Farms to alleviate some of the flooding. ...