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Stories from Wednesday, May 28, 2003

Sikeston man sought (05/28/03)
SIKESTON -- Officers with the Sikeston Department of Public Safety are looking for a man believed to be involved with the early morning shooting in Sikeston on Saturday that left one dead. Officials are currently searching for Randy Lamon McKeller, 21, of Sikeston. McKeller is described as a 5-10 black male weighing approximately 130 pounds...
Playing in the sand (05/28/03)
Colton Black and Lucas Williams build a sand castle Tuesday afternoon at the Sikeston Sports Complex, while Lucas' mother, a teacher at Sikeston Public Schools, practices with her Corporate Games volleyball team.
Room at new jail will provide some much-needed relief (05/28/03)
BENTON - An upstairs room at the new Scott County jail will provide some much-needed relief for the Associate Circuit Court. Associate Circuit Court Judge David Mann met with Scott County commissioners during their regular meeting Tuesday. Mann said he had spoken with Sheriff Bill Ferrell briefly about some storage space for court records. "He said he wanted to put them in a file cabinet instead of a box," said Mann...
MoCAN is ready to present what they've learned (05/28/03)
SIKESTON -- Volunteers are trained and now the Missouri Community Advocacy Network (MoCAN) is ready to present what they've learned. "Our main goal is to make general awareness of developmental disabilities. There are so many little things that people (who don't have disabilities) take for granted," said volunteer Tracy DePriest for MoCAN Region 9 Council...
Oran, North Pem to meet in sectional (05/28/03)
WARDELL - The Oran Eagles know the felling, they were here last year. And just like last year, the Eagles are going to be looking to move on to the quarterfinals. "We would like to go back to the final four," said Oran head coach Mitch Wood. "We are taking things one game at a time right now."...
Nunnelee Tournament approaching (05/28/03)
SIKESTON -- The 13th Annual Ed Nunnelee Memorial Tennis Tournament will take place this weekend at the Sikeston High School and Sikeston Country Club tennis courts. The tournament held an organizational meeting on Tuesday night, where 109 early entries were turned in. The signup deadline is on Thursday night...
Sikeston netters gear up for state (05/28/03)
SPRINGFIELD -- Sikeston's tennis team is sending three players to the Class 1 state championships at the Cooper Tennis Complex in Springfield on Friday. Bulldogs representing District 1 at state are sophomore Marc Leible in the singles competition, and the doubles team of junior Peter Jones and senior Ryne Vickery...
Jacobs still has Midas touch at ATP Racepark (05/28/03)
Here are the weekend's racing results from tracks around the area. ATP RACEPARK BENTON -- Dean Jacobs seems to have acquired the Midas touch when running with the NCRA Outlaw Wing Sprint Series. The Wooster, Ohio native raced to his third straight NCRA victory at the Auto Tire and Parts NAPA RacePark on Saturday...
Ruby Sharp (05/28/03)
BERTRAND - Ruby Mae Sharp, 62, died May 25, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Nov. 19, 1940, in Charleston, daughter of the late Joseph and Georgia Smith Taylor, she was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Charleston, where she was secretary and a member of the senior choir...
Scotty Patterson (05/28/03)
SANGER, Calif. - Scotty Moore Patterson, 74, died May 23, 2003, in California. Born Feb. 9, 1929, in Tennessee, son of the late J.E. and Dixie Caldwell Patterson, he was a staff sergeant in the U.S. Marines. Survivors include: four daughters, Nancy Stoeckel and Pat Golden of Sanger, Kathy Hammers of Fresno and Anna Holmes of Mississippi; one son, Scottie Dale Patterson of Portageville, Mo.; and 13 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren...
Wanda Bolden (05/28/03)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers at services conducted Tuesday at Blanchard Funeral Chapel for Wanda Maxine Bolden, 78, who died May 23, 2003, were: Greg Price, Scott Price, Kelly Howell, Gary Williams, Randy Bolden and John Payton.
Cora Barrett (05/28/03)
CHAFFEE -- Cora Christine Barrett, 80, died at 4:45 p.m. May 26, 2003, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Born Jan. 6, 1923, in Painton, daughter of the late Ben and Lottie St. Cin Elfrank, she was a member of the General Baptist Church in Chaffee. On March 15, 1941, at Bell City, she married Cecil Raymond Barrett who preceded her in death on Feb. 11, 1988...
Wanda Hamlin (05/28/03)
SIKESTON - Wanda "Doodie" Hamlin, 69, died at 9:45 a.m. May 27, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Feb. 10, 1934, in LaValle to the late Thomas J. Hamlin and Opal Lee Smith Hamlin Maack and was a member of the Vanduser Baptist Church...
Dora Grady (05/28/03)
DEXTER - Dora Grady, 86, died May 27, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
Grace Horrell (05/28/03)
CHAFFEE -- Grace Marie Pruitt Horrell, 79, died May 27, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Births (published 5/28) (05/28/03)
McClaine BENTON - Buddy Alvin and Dwana Sue McClaine Jr. are the parents of their fourth child, second daughter, born at 7:28 a.m. April 25, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Marissa Jaden McClaine weighed 6 pounds and was 18 3/4-inches long...
Looking Back in Time at May 28 (05/28/03)
CHARLESTON - Alfred Taylor and son, Melfred Taylor, have purchased the Charleston Laundry and Cleaning Shop in a business deal completed Wednesday night. SIKESTON - A tap dancer, two folk singing groups and a piano-vocal duet took top honors last night at the Men's Scholarship Talent. ...
'Free' money proves costly to taxpayers (05/28/03)
Did you read about the 111,000 New York City residents who received $1,500 each to replace their window air conditioning units because of the potential for asbestos-tainting from the Sept. 11 tragedy? Well if you haven't read about it, try to avoid it. It will simply leave a bad taste in your mouth and leave you scratching your head over the greed and insanity of far too many in our society...
SpeakOut 5/28 (05/28/03)
Dear city officials, as a resident of Sikeston, I am lodging my complaint to all concerned. In Plantation Acres, we have a water problem between Bucklin Drive and Pine Street. Water is constantly standing, there is no drainage and the smell is horrible. ...