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Stories from Monday, June 16, 2003

Youth group's mission brings Delmo improvements (06/16/03)
LILBOURN - What they lacked in painting skills, they made up for in enthusiasm. Twelve young people from St. Timothy's Episcopal Church in Creve Coeur repaired and painted, cleaned and hammered, giggled and talked for three days as they worked at Lilbourn's Delmo Housing Corporation. While they learned a little about construction, they learned a lot more about themselves, service to others and a part of their state they had never seen before...
'Art in the Park' is opportunity for fun, learning (06/16/03)
SIKESTON - The appeal of painting for the young ones is obvious enough: "All the colors and getting messy," according to Lane Williams, 6, "and I like painting because it's so fun." "I just like to paint and draw and all sorts of stuff. I like to paint horses, dogs, dolphins. I like to paint anything," agreed Catherine Jackson, 9. "Maybe because it's sticky - I like messy stuff."...
Retiring Old Glory (06/16/03)
Members of Boy Scout Troop 41 place an American Flag onto a fire during their U.S. Flag Retirement Ceremony Saturday. Over 60 American flags were properly disposed of during the ceremony.
Jessie Chalk (06/16/03)
PARMA - Jessie Burton Chalk, 85, died June 14, 2003, at the Portageville Nursing Center. Born Sept. 5, 1917, in Paragould, Ark., son of the late Joe and Hattie White Chalk, he lived in Parma since 1956, where he was a tractor mechanic for Ramsey's International before retiring...
Hilda Siebert (06/16/03)
CHAFFEE - Hilda M. Siebert, 85, died June 15, 2003, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Home in Chaffee.
Coletta Heisserer (06/16/03)
NEW HAMBURG - Coletta Louise Heisserer, 86, died at 7:14 p.m. June 14, 2003, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Born Oct. 7, 1916, in Kelso, daughter of the late Joe and Elizabeth Enderle Glastetter, she was a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church and St. Ann Sodality in New Hamburg...
Allen Johnson (06/16/03)
SIKESTON - Allen Franklin "A.F." Johnson, 84, died June 14, 2003, at his home. Born Nov. 27, 1918, in Morley, son of the late Clarence Franklin and Sally Franklin Johnson, he was of the Nazarene belief. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and was a long distance trucker for more than 40 years before retiring. A member of Teamsters Union 891 in Jackson, Miss., he was also a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion and Disabled American Veterans...
Margie Cayton (06/16/03)
POINT PLEASANT - Margie Marie Cayton, 79, died June 11, 2003, at her home. Born Nov. 29, 1923, in Portageville, she was the daughter of the late Gentry and Jo Newhouse Anders. On July 16, 1939, in Portageville, she married Ben Cayton who survives of the home...
C.A. Carter (06/16/03)
SIKESTON - Clarence Allen Carter, 61, died at 10:30 a.m. June 14, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born March 13, 1942, in Sikeston, son of Lorama Miller Carter of Sikeston and the late Earl Carter, he was employed with the Halliburton Company for many years and was of the Protestant belief. A U.S. Army veteran, he was a member of Henry Meldrum American Legion Post 114, Eagles Aerie 3319 and VFW Post 3174 in Sikeston...
Mona Ainsworth (06/16/03)
SIKESTON - Mona Irene Ainsworth, 93, died June 14, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 17, 1910, in Paragould, Ark., daughter of the late Robert L. and Mary A. Langley Hoskins, she was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Sikeston, Order of the Eastern Star and was a past worthy high priestess for the White Shrine, of which she was a member for more than 50 years. ...
Births (published 6/16) (06/16/03)
Brashear SIKESTON - Brandy Kay Phillips and Herman Eugene "Trey" Brashear III, are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 12:34 p.m. May 12, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Gunner Michael Brashear weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 20-inches long...
Looking Back in Time at June 16 (06/16/03)
SIKESTON - Wilburn Ensor has gone to Gatesville, Texas, to be employed as a draftsman with the Michael Baker Jr. Engineering Co. SIKESTON - A man-made lake of possibly 40 acres to be built along North Ingram Road west of the Airport Grounds is a plan sponsored by the Kiwanis Club, according to George Kirk...
Your View: three from June 16 (06/16/03)
Well, I'm back. Once in awhile I ask the question, where are all the nurses going? Each year, hundreds of nurses graduate from nursing school in Southeast Missouri, but there is a severe shortage of licensed practical nurses, and registered nurses and certified nurse aides are getting harder to find, too...
SpeakOut 6/16 (06/16/03)
I was reading a SpeakOut comment about people selling drugs, pushing drugs and the dopies. I agree with that caller 100 percent. Anyone who is caught pushing drugs should be put away for life and never be able to walk the streets again. They are destroying our young people. ...