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Stories from Wednesday, June 18, 2003

Making paper (06/18/03)
Elton Priddy, a mechanic technician for Mead Westvaco watches Sikeston Middle School students pour pulp to make a piece of paper. The company was at the school to show the students in the enrichment program the process of making paper. The process included everything from the making of pulp to the drying of the paper...
Officials to determine how much to trim back Section 8 housing (06/18/03)
BENTON - Federal and local officials will gather Monday to determine how much they will trim back the Sikeston Housing Authority's Section 8 program. Scott County commissioners discussed the coming meeting, scheduled for 9 a.m. at the Sikeston Housing Authority's office, during their regular meeting Tuesday...
Safety important when traveling (06/18/03)
SIKESTON -- Wearing seat belts, servicing vehicles and keeping the kids occupied are all ways of ensuring safer family vacations this summer. "The biggest thing to remember is that summer brings additional travel and congested highways," noted Sgt. Larry Plunkett, public information officer for Troop E of the Missouri State Highway Patrol...
McDonald pulls away from pack (06/18/03)
Here are the weekend's race results from tracks around the area. SIKESTON DRAG STRIP SIKESTON -- Cape Girardeau's Dave McDonald separated himself from the pack by winning the Super Pro Class at the Sikeston Drag Strip on Saturday night. With the victory, McDonald put himself in first place in the points race. McDonald ran 6.26 on a 6.26 dial at 107 m.p.h. His reaction time was .515...
The area's Top 10 coaching jobs (06/18/03)
The 2002-2003 high school sports year is over in Southeast Missouri. We all knew who the best players were in each sport, but who were the top coaches? Everybody has his or her own opinion, based on either team success or what coach got the most out of the least. All things considered, here are what I consider the top 10 coaching jobs in the area this year:...
Sikeston Legion squeaks past Cape (06/18/03)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston American Legion Post 114 baseball team has had some tough luck in the early part of the season. But on Tuesday night at VFW Stadium the team overcame its early struggles with a thrilling 6-5 victory against Cape Girardeau Ford & Sons...
C.A. Carter (06/18/03)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services scheduled for 1 p.m. today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Clarence Allen Carter, 61, who died June 14, 2003, will be: Arnie Stone, Joe Fritz, Roger Beck, Donnie Brown, Jerry Bryant, Gene Scott, Phillip Stinnett and Roger Miller...
Norma Hurley (06/18/03)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday at the First United Methodist Church in Sikeston for Norma Emma Hurley, 86, of Sikeston, who died June 17, 2003, will be: Greg Brooks, Jason McHaney, Justin Hurley, Mike Simmons, Randy Bohannon, Kevin Blanton, Stanley Swiney and Andy Werts...
D. Harding Teets (06/18/03)
ADVANCE - D. Harding Teets, 82, died June 16, 2003, at Beverly Healthcare in Bloomfield. Born March 25, 1921, in Bloomfield, son of the late Lester and Pearl Arnett Teets, he was a concrete finisher for Stites Concrete in Dexter and a U.S. Army veteran...
Looking Back in Time at June 18 (06/18/03)
SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Harry Dover have received a letter from their son, John, who is in the Marine Corps in the South Pacific. John was promoted to sergeant. --- SIKESTON - Harold Bean, who acquired ownership of the Rustic Rock Inn on Highway 61 the first of June, is now operating the business...
Governor should OK newest budget (06/18/03)
Gov. Bob Holden should sign the revised budget bill agreed to on Tuesday by House and Senate negotiators. The new budget restores some of the earlier cuts but does so without a tax increase that Holden had advocated. The new agreement calls for eliminating 97 state employee positions and puts those savings into mental health and social services. It also offers additional protections for the poor, elderly and the disabled...
Your View 6/18: Help fight litter (06/18/03)
As part of Missouri's anti-litter campaign, No More Trash, MoDOT's Southeast District asked area Adopt-A-Highway groups to participate in our month-long litter pick-up campaign during May. The groups overwhelmingly responded Forty-six volunteer groups spent over 500 total hours picking up roughly eight tons of soda cans, tires, food wrappers and other trash throughout Southeast Missouri...
SpeakOut 6/18 (06/18/03)
Old-timers say that for every fog we have in June, July and August, that's the number of snows we will have in the coming winter. I have done some homework on this, but this does work. It may not be 100 percent, but the number of snows we'll have next winter will be 95 percent accurate with the number of fogs we have in the summer...