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Stories from Friday, June 27, 2003

Vote is rescinded to change fare for motorcycles on ferry (06/27/03)
CHARLESTON - The Mississippi County Commissioners rescinded their vote to change the fare for motorcycles on the Dorena-Hickman Ferry. Presiding Commissioner Jim Blumenberg said during the regular county commission meeting Thursday that they owe Captain Steve Stanionis an apology for changing the fare during their June 19 meeting...
Counties' relationships discussed with chamber (06/27/03)
SIKESTON - "It's not about New Madrid County. It's not about Scott County. It's not about Sikeston or Miner. It is all about us working together," summed up New Madrid County Presiding Commissioner Clyde Hawes about the counties and their relationship in his comments to members of the Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce...
Ross bound over for trial on murder charges (06/27/03)
NEW MADRID - As the preliminary hearing of a Matthews man accused of shooting and killing his brother-in-law came to an end, the defendant's lawyer sought dismissal of the charges, citing lack of evidence. The prosecution countered that only part of their case was presented at Thursday's hearing in Division II of New Madrid County Circuit Court and Judge Charles Spitler agreed ordering James Ross bound over for trial on charges of second degree murder and armed criminal action for the death of John Makin on May 6.. ...
Time for a pit stop (06/27/03)
Scott County Central students lose wheels off their push carts during a race at the school Thursday afternoon. Despite the rain, the students raced over 10 cars, which they built during summer school.
Burger King shuts down Legion (06/27/03)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston Area Youth League Baseball was back in action on Thursday. Here are those results. NATIONAL LEAGUE Burger King 5, American Legion 1 Josh Carlyle and Charlie Bohannon teamed up to shut down the American Legion squad, leading Burger King to a 5-1 victory...
Local team headed to World Series (06/27/03)
The SEMO Redbirds 13-year-old baseball team recently finished first in the St. Peters Father's Day Open NIT, and first in the Holiday Inn Classic NIT in Cape Girardeau. With the wins they have earned a berth to the USSSA "AAA" World Series in Broken Arrow, Okla., in July. ...
Freddie Riley (06/27/03)
SCOTT CITY -- Freddie Joe Riley, 64, died June 27, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Looking Back in Time at June 27 (06/27/03)
SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Albert Michie of Lilbourn are the parents of a baby boy, born Thursday at Sikeston General Hospital. Other babies born included a son to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Freeman of Morehouse. --- SIKESTON - Miss Mary Evelyn Chapman will be hostess at a miscellaneous shower Wednesday evening at her home on North Street in honor of Mrs. Glenn Gurley, whose marriage took place Saturday night...
SpeakOut 6/27 (06/27/03)
This is to address the homeowners in a subdivision in Sikeston. I understand there was a homeowner's meeting last night, but I couldn't attend because I had to work. To the people who want to run me down, I think you need to clean your own doorstep off before you clean mine. It's my business who comes into my house and who goes out. You don't have to pay for anything. If you want to get some business, you better get some business of your own and stay out of mine...