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Stories from Tuesday, July 1, 2003

Council OKs TIF revenue bonds (07/01/03)
SIKESTON - City Council members authorized the issuance of tax increment financing revenue bonds for the 60/61 Redevelopment Project during their special meeting Monday. "From the time that the redevelopment district was formed, Four Corners Development Company has been submitting their development costs to the city in exchange for promissory notes," explained Bill Green, director of the Department of Economic Development, following the meeting. ...
Putting out the fire (07/01/03)
Firefighters with the Sikeston Department of Public Safety work to extinguish a fire in an abandoned house at 118 Daniel. The cause of fire, which started at about 3:30 p.m., is still under investigation.
Calendar Girl (07/01/03)
Julianna Montgomery, daughter of Richard and Christy Montgomery, is the Standard Democrat's Calendar Girl for July. Montgomery, a finalist in the Miss Sikeston contest, plans to attend the University of Missouri-Columbia and major in business.
Margaret Ray (07/01/03)
SIKESTON - Margaret B. Ray, 86, died at 8:10 a.m. June 30, 2003, at the Clearview Nursing Center. Born Nov. 27, 1916, in Crowder, daughter of the late James Walton and Clara Belle Baugher Beavers, she was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church. She had been a sales clerk for the Clinton-Baugher Store...
Ruby Mills (07/01/03)
SIKESTON - Ruby Mills, 72, died June 30, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Births (published 7/1) (07/01/03)
Sanders COLUMBIA - Cary and Katrina Sanders are the parents of their second son, born at 7:52 p.m. May 30, 2003, at the University Hospital in Columbia. Phillip Andrew Sanders weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces and was 20 1/2-inches long. The former Katrina Anderson, Mrs. Sanders is the daughter of Garry and Margaret Anderson of Sikeston and is a student at the University of Missouri-Columbia...
Schwendemann - Renaud (07/01/03)
CHARLESTON -- Carrie Anne Schwendemann and Kevin Wayne Renaud exchanged wedding vows in a 2 p.m. ceremony Feb. 8, 2003, at St. Henry Catholic Church. Monsignor Michael Swalina performed the double-ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Ann Schwendemann of Portageville and the late Robert Schwendemann. She is the granddaughter of Stella Hulshof of Portageville, Clara Schwendemann of Silex and the late Herman Hulshof and Anthony Schwendemann...
Conley - Winston (07/01/03)
SIKESTON -- Bobbie Gean Conley has announced the engagement of her daughter, Stacy Denise, to Desmone Cortez Winston, son of Lillie Winston of Sikeston. A 1996 graduate of Sikeston Senior High School, the future bride is employed by Wal-Mart in Sikeston...
Lemmons - Deal (07/01/03)
SIKESTON -- Glenn and Nancy Lemmons have announced the engagement o their daughter, Brooke Allison, to Shawn Thomas Deal, son of Tom and Belinda Deal of Cookeville, Tenn. The future bride is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. C.O. Parker of Borger, Texas, C.G. ...
Carr - Williams (07/01/03)
CHARLESTON -- Patricia Carr and Ralph Carr have announced the engagement of their daughter, Carrie Lynn, to David Elliott Williams, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. David Williams of Charleston. The granddaughter of Ruth Hart of Charleston and the late Thomas Hart and the late Mr. ...
Wimberley - 50th (07/01/03)
CHARLESTON -- In commemoration of their golden wedding anniversary, the Rev. and Mrs. Ted Wimberley of Charleston will be guests of honor for a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the New Bethel Baptist Church in Charleston. Wimberley and the former Virginia Cox were married July 3, 1953, in Rector, Ark. For 42 years, the couple served as pastors of Southern Baptist churches in Missouri and Tennessee before retiring five years ago...
Looking Back in Time at July 1 (07/01/03)
ORAN - Born to Mr. and Mrs. Roy Woods at Southeast Hospital Friday morning was a son. The mother, before her marriage, was Miss Esther Moore. --- SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. A.F. Lindsay expect to move to Sikeston from Cape Girardeau next week and occupy an apartment house on North Ranney...
Mismanagement will cost taxpayers (07/01/03)
Two interesting events took place in the St. Louis public school district this week. First, Cleveland Hammonds Jr., retired as superintendent of schools after seven years. He left behind a massive budget deficit and a district that remains only partially accredited by the state. ...
SpeakOut 7/1 (07/01/03)
I would like to thank the young man at the drive-through at Taco John's. He is so friendly and courteous and mannerly. I wish other young people had this attitude when they are working. You do a great job, have a great personality and are definitely meant to work in the public...