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Stories from Sunday, June 15, 2003

Father and son keep their relationship on track - race track (06/15/03)
SIKESTON -- Every Friday and Saturday night, you might be able to spot former race car driver Allan Rettig pacing back and forth as his son, Nathan, speeds around a race track in his 2,300-pound race car equipped with a 720 four-horsepower engine. Look for the No. 94 car. Why 94? It was his dad's race car number...
Farmers wait to see impact of storms on crops (06/15/03)
SIKESTON - Into every life a little rain must fall, but when it is inches upon inches day after day, Southeast Missouri residents are starting to look for a ray of sunshine. It finally came this weekend, but rain is predicted to return early next week...
2003 All S-D Baseball Team (06/15/03)
ABOUT THIS TEAM: The 2003 All-Standard Democrat Baseball Team is a collection of the best baseball players in the Standard Democrat coverage area. Players were selected by position, based on their performance in the spring season. Teams in our coverage area include Sikeston, Oran, Chaffee, New Madrid County Central, Portageville, Charleston, Kelly, East Prairie, Dexter, Bell City and Scott County Central. Photos were done by David Jenkins, Lance Hanlin and Kyle Carter...
Dogs win Sikeston Invitational (06/15/03)
The Sikeston Diamond Dogs took first place in the Sikeston Invitational Tournament, which took place June 7-8 at the Recreation Complex. Team members are front row, from left: Drew Harper, Cord Sheehy, Trey Tigart, Logan Hawkins, Taylor Scott and Tyler Anderson; second row: Josh Glaus, Connor Landers, Tyler Neal, Miranda Fowler, Lucas Houchin, Josh Hampton and Sam Lincoln...
Business briefcase (06/15/03)
PUXICO - Lori Ann Williams joins Three Rivers Healthcare's Puxico Medical Clinic as a Family Nurse Practitioner at Puxico Medical Clinic. Puxico Medical Clinic is one of Three Rivers Healthcare's affiliated clinics. The physician there is Steven Maher, M.D...
Former area resident heads Mitsubishi's logistics and planning (06/15/03)
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. - Sandra Gillespie, formerly of Lilbourn, Mo., was promoted to vice president, logistics and planning, at Mitsubishi Motor Manufacturing North America in Bloomington. She is responsible for nine managers, handling domestic and international logistics, planning and scheduling, "E" business, packaging, supplier diversity and development, service parts, NAFTA and purchasing...
New store specializes in the unique (06/15/03)
SIKESTON - Right away you know you've found a store that's unique. From the walk up to M's, located in the carriage house behind the residence at 312 Tanner St., to the distinctive black sign with its flourishing letters to the fragrant scent as customers open the door, owners Mark and Marianne Hensley have sought to create a shop like no other in Southeast Missouri...
Regional Title and Land Service (06/15/03)
Regional Title and Land Services Inc. held a ribbon cutting recently at their new Sikeston location, 929 E. Malone Ave. Pictured are: Mary Holweg, Cindy Haas, Missy Marshall, Tracy Pouzelt, Pam Stewart, Vonnie Baker, Donna Seabaugh, Harold Myrick, Betty Hosea, Mindy Pulley, Sharon Hopkins, Kendall Ayers, Brian Pogue, Elizabeth Lorenz, Dan Marshall, Pee Wee Pogue, Sherry McAnulty, Teresa Wright, Ryan Davis, Bradley Mitchell, Shad Old and Kathryn Layton. ...
Interning for CVB (06/15/03)
SIKESTON - This past spring, I interned for the Sikeston-Miner Convention and Visitors Bureau and throughout the internship I acquired extensive knowledge about Sikeston and Miner's most intriguing attributes, as well as how to market them to the world...
Howard Lacey (06/15/03)
SCOTT CITY - Howard Louis Lacey, 60, died June 12, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 23, 1942, in Elvins, son of the late Stanley Louis and Edith Howell Lacey, he had been a maintenance technician for Louis Brothers Bakery and was currently employed by the City of Scott City...
Edward Kirkpatrick (06/15/03)
BERNIE - Edward Robert Kirkpatrick, 68, died June 12, 2003, at his home. Born Nov. 30, 1934, in Sturdivant, son of Zola Viola Kirkpatrick of Bernie and the late Benjamin Kirkpatrick, he attended the First Pentecostal Church of Bernie. Kirkpatrick, who had worked at the General Motors Plant in Michigan and the Elgin Metal Casket Factory, was employed with the City of Bernie from 1977 until his retirement...
Leon Patterson (06/15/03)
ORAN - Leon Patterson, 55, died at 12:22 p.m. June 13, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Jan. 5, 1948, in Oran, son of Vellen Cody Patterson of Oran and the late Charles Edward Patterson, he was a field agent with the Scott County Assessor's Office in Benton. He was a charter member of the Oran Jaycees...
Van Patterson (06/15/03)
PARMA - Van Minter Patterson, 65, died June 11, 2003, at his home. Born Jan. 4, 1938, at Bonne Terre, son of the late Raymond W. and Vallie Minter Patterson, he was a retired farmer. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and affiliated with the Risco Baptist Church...
Looking Back 6/15 (06/15/03)
SIKESTON - Seniors who made the second semester honor roll at Sikeston High School were: Billy Anderson, Charles Boyd, Louise Cox, Jane Cummins, Bill Foley, Patsy Ruth Gentles, Vera Henley, Harold Lindley, Shirley Shainberg, Alberta Stephens, Frank Stevens, Sue Tanner, Alice Van Horne, Dorothy Vaughn and Edwin Webster...
Good dads involved with their families (06/15/03)
Happy Fathers Day! Today we set aside to recognize the Dads of this land, just as we did last month when recognizing Mothers Day. We pause all too briefly, buy yet another colorful necktie and thank the man who helped bring you into this world. But as we all know, there is a crisis among the league of fatherhood in this nation. ...
Speakout 6/15 (06/15/03)
Will you please return the purple bicycle you stole from 209 Dorris Drive last week? I would appreciate it. I see where President Bush is sending $1 million a day to rebuild Iraq. What happened to the money they found over there? Who's getting that?...