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Stories from Sunday, April 20, 2003

Robber, armed with stuffed bunny, assaults clerk (04/20/03)
SIKESTON -- Two men have been arrested after a Sikeston store was robbed Monday afternoon. According to Sikeston Department of Public Safety Director Drew Juden, a robbery occurred at the Dollar General Store next to Fisherman's Net around 1 p.m. Monday when two males entered the store and began walking around. ...
Driver sought in deadly accident (04/20/03)
BLOOMFIELD - Authorities are seeking the driver involved in a fatal accident that claimed two Stoddard County residents and injured another two. The accident occurred at approximately 9:20 p.m. Friday on Route E, 1.5 miles east of Bloomfield, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, when a car driven by an as-yet-unidentified driver heading west in the eastbound lane struck a vehicle driven by Bobby Reynolds, 27, of Dexter...
Area event garners national attention (04/20/03)
CHARLESTON -- After receiving acclaim from several national publications, including Better Homes and Garden and Travel Holiday magazines, the city of Charleston is preparing to live up to those expectations at the 35th Annual Dogwood-Azalea Festival scheduled for April 24-27...
Woman charged in fatal assault (04/20/03)
SIKESTON - A Sikeston woman will be arraigned Tuesday on second degree murder charges for stabbing her estranged boyfriend. Stephanie Miles, 28, is being held at the Scott County Jail without bond for the fatal stabbing of Sherman Baker, 34, of Sikeston. Baker apparently died from a single stab wound to the chest received during an altercation with Miles at 1:30 a.m. Friday, according to the Department of Public Safety...
Sikeston losing more jobs (04/20/03)
SIKESTON - As of July 10, there will be even fewer jobs in Sikeston. Dave Huntsman, general manager for Charter Communications in Sikeston, confirmed that March 18 - one week before Superior Essex announced cutbacks of nearly one-third of its jobs leading up to the wire manufacturing plant's closing in August, Charter Communications' corporate office announced the Sikeston call center would close...
Sikeston native producing for Tigers (04/20/03)
COLUMBIA - When the University of Missouri recruited former Sikeston Bulldog standout Adam Garrett, few thought he would make an immediate impact. The popular theory was that he was "too small" for the Big 12. If he had any shot at playing, he would have to get bigger and stronger and wait his turn behind the incumbents...
Below signs letter of intent (04/20/03)
DELTA -- Delta's Rebecca Below signed a letter of intent to play basketball for College of the Ozarks. This season the 6-foot post player helped guide her high school team to the Final Four and a third place finish at state and a 27-3 record overall...
Oran wins Oak Ridge Invitational (04/20/03)
OAK RIDGE -- Oran's eighth grade volleyball team took first place in the Oak Ridge Invitational Tournament recently. In the first round, Oran defeated Marquand 15-4, 15-7. Kayla Graviett led all scorers with 14 points. Oran faced host Oak Ridge in the second round game, winning 15-7, 15-8. Mandi Wood led all scorers with seven points, followed closely by Holly Limbaugh who had six...
Hooters Tour has new title sponsor (04/20/03)
SIKESTON -- The NGA/Hooters Pro Golf Tour will have a new title sponsor when it comes to Sikeston July 14-20 at the Bootheel Golf Club. Health Facilities Rehab has taken control of the event, which will now be called the NGA/Hooters Health Facilities Rehab Outpatient Center Classic...
New owners at Carpet Direct expand lines (04/20/03)
SIKESTON - David Adams has gone from door to floor. After 16 years as purchasing agent for National Lock in Sikeston, Adams joined the staff at Carpet Direct LLC. Two and half years later, Adams and his wife, Betty, made another move - this time becoming the new owners of Carpet Direct...
Business briefcase 4/20 (04/20/03)
SIKESTON - Dennis Fraser is the new commercial relationship manager for Union Planters Bank's offices in Sikeston. Fraser has over 15 years of business and management experience. He is a1985 graduate of Memphis State University with a bachelor of science degree in business administration...
New home for MAB paints (04/20/03)
For some 50 years Sikeston homeowners have selected MAB paints and now they can pick up cans of the paint at the House of Color. House of Color owner Terry Lambert, who began his career working at the MAB Paint store in Sikeston, has added the line to his stock. ...
Tina Lea Parker (04/20/03)
EAST PRAIRIE - Tina Lea Parker, 39, died at 1:20 p.m. April 17, 2003, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 13, 1963, in St. Louis, daughter of Harvey Lee Noles of Sikeston and Linda Lou Bailey of Anniston, she was employed at the Flying J Truck Stop near Matthews and was a member of the Miner Baptist Church...
Warren Galemore (04/20/03)
EAST PRAIRIE - Warren LeRoy Galemore, 67, died at 11:55 p.m. April 18, 2003, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Kenneth Sitz (04/20/03)
ESSEX - Kenneth Sitz, 55, died April 18, 2003, from injuries sustained in a car accident near Bloomfield. Born Nov. 2, 1947, in Detroit, Mich., son of Clarence Sitz of Essex and the late Delphia L. Sawyer Sitz, he was a lifelong resident of Essex and served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War...
Leondas "Doc" Allen (04/20/03)
EAST PRAIRIE - Leondas "Doc" Allen, 89, died at 10:30 p.m. April 17, 2003, at the Clearview Nursing Center. Born Sept. 28, 1913, in East Prairie, to the late G.M. and Bessie Hockersmith Allen, he had lived most of his life in Mississippi County where he was employed in farming and was a member of the Assembly of God Church in East Prairie...
Births (published 4/20) (04/20/03)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - David Todd and Kathy Jean Turpin are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 7:06 a.m. March 15, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Makenzie Leigh Turpin weighed 6 pounds, 1 ounce and was 18-inches long. The former Kathy Newsom, Mrs. Turpin is the daughter of Ricky and Nancy Newsom of Morley. She is employed with MedAssets HSCA Incorporated in Cape Girardeau...
Looking Back 4/20 (04/20/03)
SIKESTON - Lee Bowman will again head the board of education of the Sikeston schools following an organizational meeting of the board Thursday afternoon following last Tuesday's election. Teachers of the schools were rehired for the next school term at the meeting. ...
You must speak up to change Sikeston (04/20/03)
By all reckoning, a lot of eyes are focusing on the Sikeston City Council now to produce results on a host of issues within our community. A new mayor - the first in more than four decades elected by popular vote - and two new council members may well signal a new beginning for our community. Combine that with the emergence of the Land Clearance Redevelopment Authority and you have a formula for change. But sometimes, words and actions are different...
Speakout 4/20 (04/20/03)
I need someone to maintain my yard this summer. I am looking for someone who can keep shrubs cut back, edging and other work I may need this summer. If interested, please leave your number in SpeakOut and I will call you back. I am so glad I started receiving my Standard Democrat. ...