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Stories from Monday, June 9, 2003

Dexter police investigate thefts (06/09/03)
DEXTER - The Dexter Police Department is investigating a series of the theft of personal property from several vehicles in town. The first report was made at 6:33 a.m. Saturday which states that items were stolen out of two vehicles which were parked at 908 N. ...
Fun with a purpose (06/09/03)
Brian and Leslie Harris of Sikeston color with a clown at the Missouri Delta Medical Center's Family Health Day. People attending the event were able to receive free child identification packets, healthy recipes and screenings for blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar...
R-1 officials set for tight budget year (06/09/03)
NEW MADRID - Budgeting for Missouri schools has become a matter of "best guess." As the state's politicians wrangle in Jefferson City, school officials, including those at New Madrid County R-1, are watching the bottom line in public education funding. But even at the end of the special session, local school officials say they will still be unsure of how much funding to expect as they begin their budget year July 1...
The summer games (06/09/03)
A Sikeston Public School Corporate Game's volleyball player sets the ball to a teammate during Saturday's game against Brown Shoe Co. Sikeston Public Schools went on to win the tournament.
Patty Owens (06/09/03)
DEXTER - Pallbearers at services conducted Saturday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Patty J. Owens, 78, who died June 5, 2003, were: Joe Bailey, Clyde Jacques, Tom Stevenson, O.C. Niswonger, James Ervin and John Lanson.
Ernest Prindle (06/09/03)
ORAN - Ernest Louis Prindle, 94, died at 3:34 p.m. June 8, 2003, at the Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Born July 30, 1908, in Chaffee, son of the late Ernest Caldwell and Ida Frances Pobst, he was employed by Fabick Brothers Engineering Company in Sikeston before retiring and was a member of Guardian Angel Catholic Church...
Kenneth Brewer (06/09/03)
SIKESTON - Kenneth F. Brewer, 65, died at 8 a.m. June 8, 2003, at his home. Born Feb. 20, 1938, in Bell City, son of Della Faye Lingle Brewer of Sikeston and the late Earl Brewer, he was a self-employed electrical and building contractor. He served with the U.S. Air Force and was of the Baptist belief...
Nadine Koch (06/09/03)
SIKESTON - Memorial services have been scheduled for Nadine Francis Pennington Koch, 83, who died May 30, 2003. Born Dec. 20, 1919, in rural Carroll County, daughter of the late Fred O. and Ada Goodbar Pennington, she was a florist. A member of the First United Methodist Church in Sikeston, she was also a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, past worthy matron of Parson Chapter 189 Order of the Eastern Star at Trenton and past president of VFW Post 1776 Ladies Auxiliary in Carrollton.. ...
Wyvon Burgess (06/09/03)
PORTAGEVILLE - Wyvon Burgess, 86, died June 9, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at DeLisle Funeral Home.
Anna Guethle (06/09/03)
DEXTER - Anna May Guethle, 81, died June 8, 2003, at Cypress Point Health Care. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Mark Mathis (06/09/03)
SIKESTON - Mark Mathis, 37, died June 9, 2003, at the Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Charles Turlington (06/09/03)
DEXTER - Charles Grundy Turlington, 90, died June 9, 2003, at Cypress Point Health Care. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Jerry Grills (06/09/03)
SIKESTON - Jerry Wayne Grills, 49, died at 5:30 a.m. June 8, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Jan. 10, 1954, in Bragg City to Jim Woods of Bragg City and Neva Jo Grills, who preceded him in death on Nov. 30, 1990, he worked for Barton Lumber Co. and was a school bus driver for Sikeston Public Schools. A member of the Sikeston Eagles Lodge, he was affiliated with the Baptist church...
Births (published 6/9) (06/09/03)
Vinson SIKESTON - Jason and Lindsay Vinson are the parents of a son, born at 8:09 a.m. May 3, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Gabriel Todd Vinson weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces and was 18 1/2-inches long. Mrs. Vinson is the daughter of Tommy and Shelley Green, Tim Standridge and the late Dana Standridge...
Looking Back in Time at June 9 (06/09/03)
SIKESTON - W.P. Wilkerson presented the American Legion Award to outstanding students based on scholarship, general good character and citizenship. Those named were: Frank Stevens, Edwin Webster and Carolyn Weltecke. The American Legion Auxiliary History Award for the best student in American history went to Louise Skelton...
SpeakOut 6/9 (06/09/03)
Let me get this right. On May 28, President Bush signed into law the largest tax cut in U.S. history. So why is Lanie Black wanting the social offices and state employees to help him promote tax increases. Well, Mr. Black, I for one am asking where do you get the gall to do this? You were voted into office because you said you wanted to do what is right for the working people. ...