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Stories from Friday, July 18, 2003

Camp keeps local kids busy (07/18/03)
CHARLESTON -- Making new friends is what 12-year-old Ausha Sharp likes best about attending the six-week Safe Haven Summer Camp in Charleston this summer. "I really like the camp," said Ausha who's been attending the camp since it originated four years ago. "I enjoy all of the activities we do. It's really fun."...
Lining it up (07/18/03)
Hank Kim of Jonesboro, Ga., lines a putt Thursday afternoon during the first round of the Health Facilities Rehab Outpatient Center Classic at the Bootheel Golf Club in Sikeston. First round results can be found on page 6.
Sikeston All-Stars win district game (07/18/03)
SIKESTON - The 14-year-old Sikeston Junior Babe Ruth All-Stars defeated Kennett 5-1 on Thursday in the district tournament at VFW Stadium. Strick Green was the winning pitcher for Sikeston while Josh Jackson came in for relief to get the save. In other all-star action, the Sikeston 8-year-old All-Stars, the Diamond Dawgs, have found some success in Oklahoma this week...
Hodges signs with Kentucky wesleyan (07/18/03)
Teresa Hodges, a 2003 graduate of Oran High School, recently signed a letter of intent to play NCAA Division II softball for four years at Kentucky Wesleyan College in Owensboro. She played softball for four years at Oran High School under the direction of coach Travis Spane, seated, who has coached the Eagles for five years. Also pictured are her parents, Clinton and Doris Hodges...
Teater, Pinneo take early lead in Classic (07/18/03)
SIKESTON -- The 2003 Health Facilities Rehab Outpatient Center Classic teed off at the Bootheel Golf Club on Thursday, with 120 golfers shooting for Sunday's first place check of $20,000. Josh Teater of Lexington, Ky., and Todd Pinneo of Fayetteville, Ark., each fired nine under par 63 to share the first round lead...
Martha Rodgers (07/18/03)
SIKESTON - Martha Ann Rodgers, 79, died at 10:20 a.m. July 17, 2003, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Born Feb. 23, 1924, in Wardell, daughter of the late Louie Jesse and Florence Elizabeth Lewis Bollinger, she retired as secretary for Scott County Central Elementary School in Morley. She was a member of the Morley Baptist Church...
Billy Jowers (07/18/03)
DeSOTO - Billy Tom Jowers, 68, formerly of Portageville, died July 16, 2003, at the Woodman Manner Nursing Center in DeSoto. Born Nov. 23, 1934, in Wardell, son of the late Charles Thomas and Agnes Aarant Jowers, he was a police officer with the Portageville Police Department from 1983-1988...
Dan Denny (07/18/03)
BLOOMFIELD - Dan Denny died July 18, 2003, at his home in rural Bloomfield. Arrangements are incomplete at Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home
Larry Simmons (07/18/03)
PARMA - Larry Wayne Simmons, 60, died July 17, 2003, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Parma
Mabel Graham (07/18/03)
BENTON - Mabel E. Graham, 56, died July 18, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Bento
Births (published 7/18) (07/18/03)
CHARLESTON - Rosalina Hughes and Lewis Fitzpatrick are the parents of their second daughter, born at 10:44 p.m. June 17, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. JaNajia Latrice Fitzpatrick weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces and was 18-inches long...
Looking Back 7/18 (07/18/03)
SIKESTON - Lynn Waggener has purchased property at 116 W. Kathleen from Mrs. Mary Engle. The property, which includes four apartments, is being refinished by Waggener. SIKESTON - The 25th anniversary of the founding of the General Baptist Church, located on Smith Avenue in Sikeston, is being observed this week. The Rev. Robert I. Jones has served as the pastor since 1954...
Sometimes prayer isn't best solution (07/18/03)
Pat Robertson, for all the good he has done in his lifetime, is not immune to foul-ups. And in my opinion, the conservative, fundamentalist minister and one-time presidential candidate, has gone off the deep end. First, Robertson criticized the Bush administration for their efforts in Liberia last week. But Robertson failed to mention perhaps that his ministry has an $8 million investment in the country and stands to lose it if the current leadership there is removed...
Speakout 7/18 (07/18/03)
It's Friday night and I'm watching Dateline. I'm watching how doctors will prescribe prescriptions for all kinds of disorders. My son is diabetic and he is taking medicine for neuropathy. I would like for a doctor to respond for this. Is this medicine really for nerve damage to the feet and legs due to diabetes neuropathy? After hearing about this medication in the news, I'm afraid for my son to continue this medication...