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Stories from Monday, July 21, 2003

Deadline is set (07/21/03)
Sikeston City Collector Assistant Marie Walton, Sikeston City Manager Doug Friend and Sikeston City Collector Vicky Jordan look over 2002 and previous years' delinquent personal property tax lists. The city is preparing the list of more than 2,000 Sikeston residents whose names could be printed in the Standard Democrat as having delinquent personal property taxes. To keep your name off of the list the tax must be paid by Aug. 7, city officials said...
Man killed in car crash (07/21/03)
FISK -- A Stoddard County resident sustained fatal injuries in a one-vehicle accident Saturday. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, at 5:19 p.m., on Stoddard County Highway 51, two miles east of Fisk, an accident occurred as the vehicle driven by Ronald A. Grable, 47, of Fisk ran off the roadway, crossed a drainage ditch and struck an embankment...
City seeks volunteers to serve on its boards (07/21/03)
SIKESTON - The 2003 boards and commissions appointment process begins on Aug. 1. For the following 45 days, the Sikeston City Council will consider action on 32 appointments. Nine appointments will be new slots for the Board of Adjustments, Board of Municipal Utilities, Park Board, Housing Authority Board, Rental Ordinance Appeals Board, SAHEC Advisory Council and the Traffic Committee...
Port grant gets nod (07/21/03)
NEW MADRID - The New Madrid County Port is one of 10 projects set to receive funding from a federal commission promoting economic development. Timmie Lynn Hunter, executive director of the New Madrid County Port, said a grant is to provide $127,870 from the Delta Regional Authority. The money will be used to improve a road at the port to Riceland Industries...
Reeves wins Classic in playoff (07/21/03)
SIKESTON -- Jake Reeves won the 2003 Health Facilities Rehab Outpatient Center Classic on Sunday, nipping Todd Pinneo on a playoff hole at the Bootheel Golf Club. The Knoxville, Tenn., native came from two strokes back to tie Pinneo at the end of regulation, then birdied the first extra hole to win the $20,000 prize for first place...
Irma Lux (07/21/03)
CHARLESTON - Irma Louise Lux, 89, died July 20, 2003, at the Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Loise Learue (07/21/03)
LAS VEGAS - Loise Payne Learue, 77, died July 18, 2003, at the Progressive Hospital in Las Vegas. Born Sept. 3, 1925, in Risco, Mo., daughter of the late Leo and Violet Pearman Parks, she lived in Sikeston and Scott City, Mo., before moving to Las Vegas six years ago...
Alvin Heffington (07/21/03)
OAK RIDGE - Alvin Heffington, 61, formerly of Morley, died July 20, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Benton.
Georgia Griffin (07/21/03)
EAST PRAIRIE - Georgia Griffin, 85, died July 19, 2003, at her home. Born June 6, 1918, in Moundville, Ala., daughter of the late Jack and Alma Grimes, she lived most of her life near East Prairie where she was a member of the First Assembly of God Church...
Sloy Crowell (07/21/03)
HERCULANEUM - Ellis Loy "Sloy" Crowell, 64, formerly of rural Sikeston, died at 6:23 p.m. July 18, 2003, at Jefferson County Memorial Hospital in Festus. Born March 9, 1939, in Sikeston, son of Naydeen Ellis Crowell of Bertrand and the late Oscar "Dink" Crowell, he was a member of Sikeston Eagles Aerie 3319 and was of the Baptist belief. ...
Births (published 7/21) (07/21/03)
Flores SIKESTON - Marcos and Jessica Flores are the parents of their second child, first son, born at 2:54 p.m. June 23, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Victor Hugo Flores weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces and was 18-inches long. Mrs. Flores is the daughter of Jesus Gonzalez and Rosalinda Scott...
Looking Back in Time at July 21 (07/21/03)
SIKESTON - The first cotton boll to be brought to this office during the present season was from a farm four miles west of Sikeston. The Stoneville cotton boll was from a 30-acre field on land owned by Ben Welter and farmed by Andy Miederhoff. SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Bean of Sikeston are the parents of a son born Sunday in the local hospital...
SpeakOut 7/21 (07/21/03)
I would like to respond to the July 13 call about unfriendly yard sales. The people who had a yard sale on Kate Street were really friendly. They thank you for coming, even if you don't buy anything and their prices are not high, either. We are in the interest of looking for a home to buy in the country and were driving around in a subdivision out in the country, and noticed a small dog, tied up, out in the hot open sun. ...