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Stories from Thursday, April 10, 2003

Group visits Cuba (04/10/03)
JEFFERSON CITY -- A recent trip to Cuba by a Missouri Trade Delegation could prove promising for Southeast Missouri farmers, especially rice producers. "There's definitely potential there (in Cuba)," said Paul T. Combs, who represented Riceland Foods Inc. in New Madrid during the week long trip last month...
Teen killed in crash (04/10/03)
BERNIE -- A Dexter teenager sustained fatal injuries in a one-vehicle accident Wednesday evening. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, at 6:40 p.m. on Stoddard County Route Z, two miles east of Bernie, an accident occurred as Douglas A. Ashby, 16, traveled off the right side of the roadway and struck an embankment...
First victim advocate faces many challenges (04/10/03)
NEW MADRID - Brutally beaten by his attacker, the man was unable to hold a job since the assault. The bills were piling up, his case had yet to go to court and now, he had received a notice his electricity was being turned off. He felt like he was a victim all over again...
An old face in a new place (04/10/03)
COLUMBIA -- Sikeston's Brandon Barnes is making a name for himself at the University of Missouri. As a member of the Mizzou football squad, Barnes has been the focus of many talks regarding "breakthrough years" and showing lots of potential. He has been noted as being one of the hardest hitters on the squad, as well as one of the hardest workers. As spring practice begins, a new beginning is occurring for Barnes...
Neomia Crum (04/10/03)
LILBOURN - Neomia B. Crum, 53, died April 6, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born July 4, 1949, in Catron, daughter of the late Wiley Bell Sr. and Evelyn Wilson Bell, she was of the Baptist belief. Survivors include: two brothers, Lee Hughes of St. Louis, Charles Bell of Goose Creek, S.C.; one sister, Ora Lee Marsh of St. Louis; and a special friend, John Nelson of the home...
Larry Carroll Jr. (04/10/03)
PORTAGEVILLE - Larry Joe Carroll Jr., 16, died April 8, 2003, at Portageville. Born Sept. 4, 1986, in Cahokia, Ill., he was the son of Larry Joe Carroll Sr. of Holcomb and Marilyn E. Ryans Carroll of Portageville. Survivors in addition to his parents include: one sister, Christine Carroll of Portageville; three brothers, Michael Wayne Gray, Kenneth Wayne Gray and Johnny E. ...
Aline Graham (04/10/03)
SIKESTON - Aline E. Graham, 93, died at 8:50 p.m. April 9, 2003, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Born Jan. 17, 1910, in Fredericktown, daughter of the late Jacob Charles and Myrtle Bell Wheeler Rouse, she was a member of Trinity Baptist Church...
Jean Mattingly (04/10/03)
PUXICO - Pallbearers at services conducted Wednesday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Jean Mattingly, 67, who died April 7, 2003, were: Bub Yates, David Williams, Michael Linsibee, Michael Meridith, Dan Camden and Randy Zoll.
Linda Hines (04/10/03)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Linda L. Hines, 60, died at 4:25 p.m. April 8, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Born April 10, 1942, in Ardeola, daughter of Marie Grahm Watkins of Morley and the late Elmer Clifton Watkins, she worked for Southwestern Bell for 24 years. She was a Southwestern Bell Telephone pioneer and a member of the CWA Telephone Union and the Hooe Baptist Church in Oran...
Arkie Bogle (04/10/03)
KENNETT - Arkie T. Bogle, 93, died April 6, 2003. Born Sept. 16, 1909, in Yellville, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Albert and Florence Keeling Rice. On Dec. 25, 1926, she married John Winthrup Bogle. Survivors include: five sons and four daughters-in-law, Joe and Addie Bogle of Apopka, Fla., J.W. ...
Josephine Baker (04/10/03)
HAYTI - Josephine Baker, 98, died April 7, 2003, at the Heritage Nursing Center in Kennett. Born March 25, 1905 in Marks, Miss., daughter of the late Ed and Martha Hunt, she lived in Missouri for more than 50 years. A member of Mount Hope Missionary Baptist Church, she was a choir member and had served on the Mission Board...
Charles Houart (04/10/03)
BLOOMFIELD - Charles Dean Houart, 30, died April 8, 2003, of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Born Feb. 7, 1973, in Dexter, son of Charles E. and Mary Crabb Houart of Bloomfield, he was a lifelong resident of the Bloomfield community. He was employed by the Walker Construction Company in Dexter for the past nine years and was a member of the Ridge Runners Motorcycle Club in Idalia...
James Williams (04/10/03)
DEXTER - James T. Williams, 90, died April 8, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Jan. 13, 1913, in Dexter, son of the late Clarence and Annie Woodard Williams, he was a plumbing and heating contractor in Dexter before retiring and had served as an alderman in Dexter...
Douglas Ashby (04/10/03)
DEXTER - Douglas Ashby, 16, died April 9, 2003, at Missouri Southern Healthcare, of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Leonard Long (04/10/03)
BENTON -- Leonard Ray Long, 64, died at 4 a.m. April 9, 2003, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Born Aug. 17, 1938, in Columbus, Ky., son of the late Byoma and Addie May Wilson Long, he was a freight worker for Yellow Freight Co. based in Detroit, Mich. He was U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War...
Bolt -- Stallings (04/10/03)
ABILENE, Texas -- Leroy and Rhonda Bolt of Abilene and Cheryl and Ray Maxwell of Warrensburg, Mo., have announced the engagement of their daughter, Carrie Alison Bolt, to Timothy Andrew Stallings, son of James and Barbara Stallings of Sikeston, Mo. A 1996 graduate of Warrensburg High School, the future bride graduated in 1999 from the University of Missouri-Columbia. She is a marketing associate for Mary Kay Incorporated in Dallas...
Schaefer -- Ballard (04/10/03)
SIKESTON -- Terry and Davene Schaefer of Sikeston have announced the engagement of their daughter, Leslie Nicole, to Michael Vincent Ballard, son of Ben and Cynthia Ballard of Gainesville, Fla. A 1996 graduate of Sikeston High School, the future bride graduated in 2000 from Vanguard University in Costa Mesa, Calif., with a bachelor of science degree. ...
Looking Back in Time at April 10 (04/10/03)
SIKESTON - The P.C. Editor says: The Standard has purchased a Duplex Printing Press that prints from a roll and expect to have it installed within the next 30 or 40 days. This will be a great labor saver and will enable us to go over to a daily as soon as conditions justify as we now have the franchise of the American Press Association...
SpeakOut 4/10 (04/10/03)
I have called in two different articles about a church and have never seen them in the paper. Thank you for your calls. The first two calls contained information which was a personal comment toward a certain person. SpeakOut is not in a position to publish derogatory information referring to churches, businesses or people. ...