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Stories from Thursday, May 29, 2003

East Prairie alums sending out 'SOS' (05/29/03)
EAST PRAIRIE - The East Prairie High School alumni are sending out an "SOS" - save our school! Pitching it as a community betterment project, East Prairie alumni are asking the community to get involved, and are accepting donations of both time and money for the restoration of the old A.L. Webb High School building...
Final touches (05/29/03)
Ann Schuchart of Sikeston finishes a painting to be shown as part of the "Artful Excursions: Sisters Paint Europe" exhibit featuring the work of Schuchart and her sister, Margaret Schneider of St. Louis, beginning Sunday with an opening reception from 1-3 p.m. and running through June 29 at the Margaret Harwell Art Museum, 421 North Main, Poplar Bluff. Museum hours are noon until 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 1-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. For more information call 1-573-686-8002...
Travel trends are close to home (05/29/03)
SIKESTON -- The passing of Memorial Day weekend signifies the beginning of summer travel, and according to some area travel agencies, cruises and traveling close to home are the trends this year. "Cruises are hot," said Carolyn Kempf, working owner of Elite Travel. "They are dirt cheap right now. We had one cruise that was only $399 for a week."...
Sikeston man arrested on drug charges (05/29/03)
BENTON -- A Sikeston man is in the Scott County Jail after being arrested on drug-related charges Wednesday afternoon. Max L. Wainscott, 28, is charged with delivery of drug paraphernalia and selling or transporting a solvent. Bond is set at $20,000...
Summers continues his winning ways (05/29/03)
SIKESTON - Here are the results from the Sikeston Drag Strip on May 24. Super Pro Two-time points champion Gary Summers won first place on Saturday with a 5.20 dial. He ran 5.23 at 128 mph. His reaction time was .514. Roger Tripp was runner up with a 5.37 dial. He ran 5.37 at 129 mph with a reaction time of .562...
Oran survives North Pem scare (05/29/03)
WARDELL - It took just under two and one-half hours and an extra inning, but as expected, the No. 1 ranked Oran Eagles (20-2) defeated North Pemiscot's Mustangs (13-8) 3-2 in the Class 1 sectionals Wednesday afternoon. "We really didn't get to play our style of baseball today, but we were able to capitalize on the little things and got the victory," said Oran head coach Mitch Wood. "Today was a total team effort."...
Everett Chidester (05/29/03)
PORTAGEVILLE - Everett Allan Chidester, 86, died May 28, 2003, at the Portageville Nursing Center. Born Feb. 26, 1917, in Bell City, son of the late Henry and Pearl Sanders Chidester, he retired as custodian for the Hayti Water Plant. In December 1934, he married Dorothy Dollins who preceded him in death...
Harry Linebaugh (05/29/03)
EAST PRAIRIE - Harry H. Linebaugh, 96, died at midnight May 28, 2003, at his son's home. Born Sept. 18, 1906, in Mississippi County, son of the late Samuel and Nina Brooks Linebaugh, he was a lifelong resident of Mississippi County. He was a retired farmer and of the Baptist belief...
Trevor Neal (05/29/03)
ST. LOUIS - Trevor Terale Neal, 19, died unexpectedly May 25, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Feb. 10, 1984, in Dexter, son of George E. Brown of Sikeston and Charlotte Neal Warren of St. Louis, he graduated from Shefield High School in Memphis, Tenn...
Airlean Peat (05/29/03)
BELL CITY -- Airlean Walker "Al" Peat, 72, died May 25, 2003, at her home. Born Oct. 12, 1930, in Bell City, daughter of the late Burke and Gertrude Reed Walker, she was a member of the New Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church in Haywood City. In 1951, she married Willie Peat who survives of the home...
Dora Grady (05/29/03)
DEXTER - Dora Marine Grady, 87, died May 27, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Jan. 22, 1916, in Arkansas, daughter of the late Thomas Nadell and Nancy Brewer Hopper, she was of the Baptist belief. On Feb. 16, 1952, at Flint, Mich., she married Chester Paul Grady who preceded her in death on March 11, 1986...
Terry Hatchel (05/29/03)
CARAWAY, Ark. - Terry Hatchel, 67, died May 27, 2003, at Jonesboro. Born Oct. 21, 1935, in Stoddard County, Mo., son of the late James and Dora Elizabeth Cox Hatchel, he was of the Baptist belief. A U.S. Army veteran, he was a retired independent truck driver and member of the American Legion...
Wanda Hamlin (05/29/03)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Friday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Wanda "Doodie" Hamlin, 69, who died May 27, 2003, will be: Eric Kesler, Chad Kesler, Louis Watkins, Jeff Nagy, Scott Allender and Brandon Allen. Burial will follow in Forest Hills Memorial Gardens at Morley...
George Lovins (05/29/03)
DEXTER - George Daril Lovins, 68, died May 28, 2003, following a lengthy illness. Born April 16, 1935, at Moccasin Hollow, son of the late Hollie Andrew and BelaMae Jordan Lovins Printz, he was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Dexter. He owned and operated C&L Orchards in Dexter...
Norma Jarrell (05/29/03)
DEXTER - Norma Jean Jarrell, 56, died May 28, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born April 4, 1947, in Marble Hill, daughter of the late Joseph A. and Nancy Kirkpatrick Rhodes, she lived in Dexter since 1970, where she was a member of the First United Methodist Church...
Lavonne Gosnell (05/29/03)
CHAFFEE - Lavonne L. Gosnell, 64, died at 12:17 a.m. May 28, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 2, 1938, in St. Louis, daughter of the late Virginia Lee Henley, she was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Chaffee...
Brae McKinney (05/29/03)
SIKESTON - Brae Shondell McKinney, 22, died May 22, 2003, of injuries sustained in an automobile accident near Carlisle, Ark. Born Oct. 19, 1980, in Hayti, son of Carol McKinney and Sammy Triblett of Sikeston, he attended New Madrid County Central High School. He had been employed by Ryan's Family Steakhouse and was a member of the Cornerstone Baptist Church in Sikeston...
Wallee Baker (05/29/03)
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. - Wallee Henry Baker, 80, formerly of Bell City, Mo., died May 25, 2003, at Memorial Hospital in Belleville. Born Oct. 31, 1922, in Darling, Miss., daughter of the late George Howard and Carrie Travis Henry, she lived in Missouri for more than 76 years before moving to East St. ...
Bonnie Hisaw (05/29/03)
PUXICO - Pallbearers at services conducted Wednesday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Puxico for Bonnie Jean Hisaw, 65, who died May 25, 2003, were: Mike Townsend, Dennis Daniel, Curtis Daniel, John Daniel, Paul Cookson and Art Norris.
Grace Horrell (05/29/03)
CHAFFEE - Grace Marie Horrell, 79, died at 1:42 p.m. May 27, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Dec. 15, 1923, in East Prairie, she was the daughter of the late William and Rosie Lee Smith Williams. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Charles E. Pruitt and her second husband, Charles Horrell...
Irma Inman (05/29/03)
NEW MADRID - Irma Lee Inman, 72, died May 27, 2003, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Born Aug. 23, 1930, in Alabama, daughter of the late James Knight and Addie Nelson Knight Patterson, she was a waitress before retiring. She was preceded in death by one son, Joe Allen Williams; and one sister, Ann Bernice Knight...
James Hyslop (05/29/03)
BLOOMFIELD - James Calvin Hyslop, 77, died May 28, 2003, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born Nov. 28, 1925, near Bloomfield, son of the late Roy and Ethel Wright Hyslop, he was a lifelong resident of the Bloomfield community. A veteran of the U.S. Navy, he was a school bus driver for 12 years for Bloomfield Public Schools and was a retired farmer. He was a member of Hills Church near Bloomfield...
Zelle - McEneny (05/29/03)
ST. LOUIS -- Bob and Marsha Zelle have announced the engagement of their daughter, Margaret Elizabeth, to Kevin Lee McEneny, son of Barry and Lynn McEneny of Harvest, Ala., and Judy and John Dalton of Webster Groves. The future bride and prospective bridegroom graduated in May 2002 from the University of Missouri-Columbia and Zelle is employed with the Kenny Rogers Children's Center in Sikeston...
Johnson - Davis (05/29/03)
EAST PRAIRIE -- David and Gwen Kenedy have announced the engagement of their daughter, Adrian Summer Kenedy Johnson, to Ronald Jeffrey Davis, son of Lillian Davis of Sikeston. A 1998 graduate of East Prairie High School, the future bride is employed By Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston...
Frailey - 50th (05/29/03)
BUNCOMBE, Ill. -- Mr. and Mrs. Fred Frailey, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., will be guests of honor for a golden anniversary celebration from 2 to 5 p.m. June 7 at the Happy Hearts Senior Center in Metropolis. Frailey and the former Norma Jean Cline were married June 6, 1953, at the Bethel Pentecostal Church in East Alton...
Looking Back in Time at May 29 (05/29/03)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston Auto Parts Company, located on North Kingshighway, has been closed for the duration because of near army service of Homer Stallings. Stock of the store was moved to the home office in Poplar Bluff. SIKESTON - Next weekend, June 1 and 2, the Sikeston Lions Club will host a district convention here that will bring into the city scores of Lions representing 21 Lions Clubs in District 26D of Lions International...
State must spend federal funds wisely (05/29/03)
Just as the Missouri Legislature prepares for a special session, Sen. Kit Bond and Jim Talent have come to the rescue with nearly $400 million in federal money from the new federal tax cut bill signed into law by President Bush this week. But by way of warning, state lawmakers should be very careful in using any of these one-time funds to balance the state government budget...
SpeakOut 5/29 (05/29/03)
To President George W. Bush, I wish you'd clean up all those places over there and you need to clean up the terrorists and all the drug dealers here in our own back yard. I want to thank you, President Bush, for all you've done for our country. I hope you help us clean up our back yards so we can keep our country strong and mentally prepared for the challenges that await us in the future, and for our children and the generations after them...