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Stories from Friday, May 30, 2003

Girl Scout camp (05/30/03)
Girl Scout members and a leader play "Red Rover" during the Cotton Boll Area Council of the Girl Scouts Happy Trail Day Camp. The two-day event will conclude tonight with a camp out, hayride and other activities for the Girl Scouts.
Second man charged in drug bust (05/30/03)
BENTON -- A second Sikeston man is in the Scott County Jail after being arrested on drug-related charges Wednesday afternoon. Jeremy E. Rancigalo, 30, was charged with delivery of drug paraphernalia and selling or transporting a solvent. Bond is set at $20,000. He joins Max L. Wainscott, 28, who was also charged with delivery of drug paraphernalia and selling or transporting a solvent...
Reading programs ready for summer (05/30/03)
SIKESTON -- Young readers will learn to appreciate the works of several authors as they "laugh it up" during the area's summer reading programs. "All of the stories we'll be reading go along with our theme," said Ann Thompson, Sikeston Public Library children's librarian. "This year's statewide theme is 'Laugh It Up' so we relate it to our activities and the stories we read."...
Springfest (05/30/03)
Springfest, sponsored by the Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce, starts summer off with lots of fun. Youngsters found the tilt-a-whirl a favorite among the Miller Spectacular Shows' rides. The carnival will continue through Saturday at the lot located behind the Chamber office at 1 Industrial Drive...
Commission, sheriff disagree on files (05/30/03)
BENTON - Scott County commissioners would like to see "temporary, immediate relief" for the Associate Circuit Court's files, but Sheriff Bill Ferrell has seen the results of temporary storage before. "We've got the space, the space is not a problem," said Sheriff Bill Ferrell. "We just want to be sure they are put there in an organized manner and they don't interfere with our records and looking them up. We also have to put records and files in the same room."...
Sikeston tracksters ready for state meet (05/30/03)
JEFFERSON CITY - The Sikeston Bulldog track and field team will send the most representatives its had in a number of years to the state track meet which starts today in Jefferson City. While Sikeston's young girls team only has one representative in pole vaulter Paige Kaiser, its the Bulldog boys team that has had a banner year...
Festus sweeps doubleheader from Sikeston Junior Legion (05/30/03)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston Auxiliary Unit 114 Junior Legion baseball team was swept in a doubleheader by visiting Festus on Thursday at VFW Stadium. Unit 114 lost the first game 6-3 and were dropped 5-3 in the nightcap. In the first game, Festus took an early 4-0 lead before Sikeston could score...
Marshall Vowels (05/30/03)
DEXTER - Marshall Vowels, 74, died May 29, 2003, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are pending at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter, where friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday. A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at the First United Methodist Church in Dexter...
Grace Horrell (05/30/03)
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...
Victor Shaver (05/30/03)
SIKESTON - Victor Shaver, 74, died at 3:25 p.m. May 29, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Jan. 25, 1929, in Ingram, Ark., son of the late Joe and Edna Meredith Shaver, he was a member of the First Christian Church in Sikeston. He was a surveyor with the Missouri State Highway Department for 25 years and veteran of the U.S. Army...
Carl Rogers (05/30/03)
SCOTT CITY - Carl Harris Rogers, 73, died at 9:10 a.m. May 29, 2003, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 19, 1929, in Blodgett, son of the late Thomas Charles and Stella Mae Belt Rogers, he was a railroad agent for the Cotton Belt Railroad. ...
Roger Clark (05/30/03)
CARDWELL - Roger Dale Clark, 49, died May 29, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Joe Jenkins (05/30/03)
EAST PRAIRIE - Joe C. Jenkins, 68, died at 5:41 a.m. May 28, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born March 24, 1935, in Neelyville, son of the late Clarence Layton and Lola Beatrice Berry Jenkins, he retired from the U.S. Air Force, where he served as a military police officer and was of the Baptist belief. After his retirement, he owned and operated a business in Colorado before returning to East Prairie in 2001...
Bill Crabb (05/30/03)
PADUCAH, Ky. - Bill Crabb, 76, formerly of Parma, Mo., died at 1:34 p.m. May 28, 2003, at the Medco Center of Paducah. Born May 29, 1926, in Parma, son of the late L.F. and Anna Mae Rose Crabb, he was a school bus driver in Southeast Missouri before retiring. A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he was of the Baptist belief...
Looking Back in Time at May 30 (05/30/03)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston schools were second only to the Kirkwood schools in the sales of war bonds during the month of April, according to a report received by W.O. Carroll, Sikeston chairman of war savings sales. SIKESTON - Piano Students of Mrs. Helen Loud Jones were presented Sunday at the Methodist Church. They included Janie Campbell, Mary Jane Cope, Stephen Forbis, Jackie Pinnell, Brad Smith and Janie Ward...
SpeakOut 5/30 (05/30/03)
I am assuming the reason my comments were not printed was because I identified a person and for libel reasons you could not print. Please print these comments: Does anyone out there think it is appropriate for a teacher/coach to allow a high school student to drive his vehicle while he (teacher/coach) rides in the back seat with a female high school student? Do you think it is appropriate for a teacher/coach to attend a "late show" with 5 high school students (two female)? Do you think it is appropriate for a teacher/coach to call a female high school student on her cell phone at "late hours" of the night? Just curious. ...