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Stories from Tuesday, May 27, 2003

Sikeston man is killed in shooting (05/27/03)
SIKESTON -- A shooting in the early morning hours Saturday has left one Sikeston man dead, another arrested and police looking for a third. At 2:26 a.m., Trevor Neal was shot during a noisy controversy with several other males at Dixie and Osage streets in Sikeston. ...
Five wounded in shooting at area nightclub (05/27/03)
CHARLESTON -- Police are investigating a shooting over Memorial Day weekend that left five people wounded in a Mississippi County nightclub. Cpt. Robert Hearnes, with the Charleston Department of Public Safety, said his agency was called to Lil' Bro's Nightclub shortly after 1 a.m. Saturday...
'Walk of Honor' (05/27/03)
Sgt. Christopher T. Cox, United States Marine Corps, walks down the "Walk of Honor" at the Sikeston Veterans Park for the posting of the colors during the Memorial Day Service. Over 200 area residents were at the ceremony to honor service men and women...
Employment opportunities good for young workers (05/27/03)
SIKESTON -- As several area school buildings empty this week, business at employment agencies is picking up. "We had 21 high school/college students come in Tuesday looking for a job," noted Joe Rozier, vice president of Workforce Inc. "School is getting and out and even college students are coming home for the summer and looking for a summer job."...
St. Louis powers down Sikeston, Charleston in sectional match (05/27/03)
SIKESTON -- Two St. Louis high school tennis heavyweights were in Sikeston on Saturday for the Class 1 sectional match between District 1 and District 2. John Burroughs took on Sikeston, while Charleston played Mary Institute-Country Day, with both winners advancing on to the quarterfinal round...
Sikeston qualifies nine events for state (05/27/03)
FESTUS - The Sikeston Bulldogs track and field team had a standout day at the Class 3, Sectional 1 meet in Festus on Saturday. Of a possible 12 events that Sikeston's boys competed in, the Bulldogs sent nine to the Class 3 state meet held in Jefferson City on Friday and Saturday. The Bulldogs also sent one girl to the state meet...
Lois Patterson (05/27/03)
VICTORIA, Texas - Lois Ann Dismuke Patterson, 63, died May 23, 2003, in Bastrop. Born May 16, 1940, in Holcomb, Mo., daughter of the late Bardis C. and Jo Ann Ewing Dismuke Sr., she had been a nurse at the Silver Pines Nursing Home. Survivors include: one daughter, Leda Jo Smith of Deer Park; four sons, Samuel Dean Patterson Jr. ...
Jean Neal (05/27/03)
ORAN - Jean Neal, 67, died May 24, 2003, at her home. Born July 11, 1935, in Oran, daughter of Merl Ponder Carter of Oran and the late Buford "Windy" Carter, she retired as the city collector for Oran and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Oran, where she served as a Sunday school superintendent and secretary. ...
Cora Barrett (05/27/03)
CHAFFEE - Cora C. Barrett, 79, died May 26, 2003, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Jimmie Jackson (05/27/03)
DEXTER - Jimmie Dale Jackson, 57, died May 24, 2003, at the University Hospital in Madison, Wis. Born April 9, 1946, in Kennett, son of the late Elvis Grady and Susie McDonald Jackson, he retied from the U.S. Navy where he was a data systems technician and recruiter...
George Albrecht (05/27/03)
SCOTT CITY - George J.L. Albrecht died May 24, 2003, at his home, after a battle with cancer. George Julius Louis Albrecht, the son of the late Edna Roth and Louis Albrecht, was born July 18, 1924. He was a dairy farmer for more than 50 years and was co-owner of Albrecht Dairy forms. Albrecht hosted the Girl Scout Day Camp on his farm for several years and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a lifelong member of Eisleben Lutheran Church, where he held many offices...
Harold Reinbott (05/27/03)
MORLEY - Pallbearers at services conducted 10:30 a.m. today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Harold William Reinbott, 88, who died May 24, 2003, were: Aaron Wagoner, Chuck Reinbott, Allen Dugan, Bobby Reinbott, Rick Crowell and Stanley McCollough.
Clarence R. Still (05/27/03)
DEXTER - Clarence R. Still, 73, died May 23, 2003, at his home in Dexter. Born April 20, 1930, in Poplar Bluff to the late Jown W. and Pearl Mae Harrold Still, he moved to Dexter in 1994. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served three tours in Germany along with tours in Korea, Vietnam and Panama. He was a member of the Friendship Baptist Church in Dexter...
Ralph Messmore (05/27/03)
ACORN RIDGE - Ralph E. Messmore, 85, died May 24, 2003, at his home near Acorn Ridge. Born Nov. 8, 1917, at Sullivan, Ill., to the late Frank and Lucy Waggoner Messmore, he retired in 1961 as a captain in the U.S. Army after serving his country for 23 years, including in World War II and the Korean War. He moved to Acorn Ridge following his retirement...
Ruby Davis (05/27/03)
ESSEX - Ruby Ester Davis, 91, died May 26, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 11, 1912, in New Madrid County, daughter of the late John Elexander and Effie McMann Volz, she was a member of the Olive Branch General Baptist Church in Essex and was a teacher and librarian for the Richland School District before retiring...
Bonnie Jean Hisaw (05/27/03)
PUXICO - Bonnie Jean Hisaw, 65, died May 25, 2003, at the Three Rivers Healthcare North Campus in Poplar Bluff. Born July 14, 1937, in Kinder to the late Claude and Mable Way Townsend, she had lived in the Puxico area her entire life. A 1955 graduate of Puxico High School, she worked as a seamstress at Columbia Sportswear in Chaffee and attended the Brown General Baptist and the Kinder Chapel churches...
Laura Mansker (05/27/03)
CHAFFEE - Laura F. Mansker, 84, died at 5:10 a.m. May 25, 2003, at the Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 6, 1918, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of the late Emmett Leroy and Bertha Elizabeth Cato McBride, she was a member of the General Baptist Church and VFW Post 3127 Ladies Auxiliary in Chaffee...
Births (published 5/27) (05/27/03)
Sullivan LILBOURN - Rodney and Michelle Sullivan are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 3:25 p.m. April 23, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Ciara Danielle Sullivan weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces and was 18-inches long...
Vinson - Landewee (05/27/03)
SIKESTON -- Joel and Patricia Vinson have announced the engagement of their daughter, Mary-Katherine, to Darren Ray Landewee of Oran, son of Jerome and Carolyn Landewee of Oran. A 1993 graduate of Sikeston High School, the future bride received bachelor of science degrees in agriculture business and animal science from Southeast Missouri State University in 1997. She is a precision ag specialist with MFA Agri Services in Chaffee...
Looking Back in Time at May 27 (05/27/03)
SIKESTON - Playing at the Malone Theater today is "The Desperados" with Randolph Scott and Evelyn Keyes. Playing at the Rex Theater is "Flying Fortress" with Richard Greene. SIKESTON - At a meeting of the board of directors of the Board of Public Works Thursday, the purchase of $30,000 of equipment was approved...
SpeakOut 5/27 (05/27/03)
The facts speak for themselves. Kmart is gone because of the high-falluting ways of its employees. Of all the employees who worked in that store, there was only one friendly one. I know I'm not supposed to mention names, but she no longer works there. Her name is Mary and I believe she was a manager. You should look at Wal-Mart and remember Kmart's prices. Put that in your pipe and smoke it...