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Stories from Tuesday, July 22, 2003

Artist at work (07/22/03)
The summer reading program at the Sikeston Public Library is encouraging youngsters to "Laugh It Up" by offering facepainting, clowns and fun along with reading this summer. Lauren Daniels, a member of the National Art Honor Society at New Madrid County Central High School, begins to paint the face of one of the young participants in Monday's reading program...
VINE helps victims feel at ease (07/22/03)
SIKESTON -- For the past few years, an automated notification service has aided in telling thousands of Missouri victims the whereabouts of their offenders, reassuring their safety and helping them feel at ease. "It's a very empowering system," noted Kay Crockett, Victim Services coordinator in Jefferson City. "Victims can call in 24 hours, seven days a week and find out exactly where their offender is."...
Attack leads to an arrest (07/22/03)
SIKESTON -- A Sikeston man was arrested Sunday afternoon for assaulting an alleged sexual assault offender who had been released from jail. According to reports with the Sikeston Department of Public Safety, Calvin A. King, 27, was arrested and charged with first degree assault and armed criminal action...
Afternoon fire (07/22/03)
A firefighter with the Sikeston Department of Public Safety sprays water on a building located on Highway 61 across from Scott County schools in Morley. The fire was made more dangerous by two propane tanks located nearby. Nobody was injured in the blaze...
Martial Arts students showcase skills (07/22/03)
Students from Duncan's Martial Arts gave an exhibition of skills for students attending summer school at Morehouse Elementary and Richland Elementary. Pictured front row from left are Zac Kirkham, Chelsey Jordan and Dylan Duncan; second row: Whitley Taylor, Jordan Denning, Amanda Kirkham, Candace Taylor and Kelsey Jordan. Third row: Janet Hinson, Derek Lemons, Sean Miller, Jeremy Shaw, Samantha Roberts and David McNew...
Bulldogs win Sikeston Invitational (07/22/03)
The Sikeston Bulldogs 10-and-under all-star team won first place in the Sikeston Invitational Tournament held July 7-11. Team members are pictured front row, from left: Marshall Stallings, Jason Stratman, Josh Boese, Nathan Rodgers, Evan Deere and Blake Newman; second row: Evan Underwood, Brady Culver, Ben Priday, Ben Freed, Ross Bohannon and Chris Limbaugh; coaches: Mike Helms and Steve Deere. Not pictured is Zack Myers...
Corporate Games (07/22/03)
Tony Tinnin of Duckett Truck Center delivers a pitch to a Brown Shoe batter in the Corporate Games softball tournament on Monday night.
Sikeston Legion holds off Bluff rally (07/22/03)
CHAFFEE - The Sikeston Senior American Legion Post 114 baseball team advanced to the second round of the District 14 Tournament on Monday with a 13-8 victory against fourth-seeded Poplar Bluff. Sikeston (15-8), seeded fifth, will play top-seeded Cape Girardeau Ford & Sons today at 5 p.m. at Chaffee's Harmon Field...
Erma Mallett (07/22/03)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Erma Lee Mallett, 86, died at 2:30 a.m. July 21, 2003, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. Born June 30, 1917, in Hill Creek, Ark., daughter of the late John Avery and Ella C. Whitley Trafford, she retired as a sewing machine operator for the Florsheim Shoe Company in Chaffee. She and her husband farmed near Randles for many years and she was a member of Southside Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau...
Amelia Sandvos (07/22/03)
SCOTT CITY - Amelia Elizabeth Sandvos, 65, died at 8:30 p.m. July 21, 2003, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Born Nov. 20, 1937, in Illmo, daughter of the late Hugo Ernest "Shine" an Alma Ann Mirgaux Sandvos, she had been a bookkeeper for Ely Walker, the Bank of Illmo, Blair Industries and Drury Industries. A member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Scott City, where she was a lay minister, she was also a member of the Ladies Sodality...
Alvin Heffington (07/22/03)
OAK RIDGE - Alvin Eugene "Pee Wee" Heffington, 61, formerly of Morley, died at 10:04 a.m. July 20, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 2, 1941, in Lake Dallas, Texas, son of the late Cubie and Thelma Lois Finney Heffington, he was a farm laborer...
Lola Bennett (07/22/03)
DALLAS - Lola Belle Bennett, 75, died July 19, 2003, at her home. Born July 2, 1928, in Wardell, Mo., she was the daughter of Lena Timms Bennett of Dallas and the late Jesse Timms. Survivors include: two sons, R.D. "Dale" Agee and Wayne Agee of Dallas; one daughter, Sharon Agee of St. Louis, Mo.; and five stepchildren, Dianne Bennett, Yvonne Bennett, Vernon Bennett, Louise Bennett and Jon Bennett of Texas...
Deane - Tarwater (07/22/03)
SIKESTON -- Kristen Leigh Deane and Kurtis Daniel Tarwater were married in a 5:30 p.m. ceremony June 29, 2002, at the First United Methodist Church in Sikeston. The Rev. Bill Koch, senior pastor, performed the ceremony. Alex Georges of Columbia served as reader...
Morris - Geisinger (07/22/03)
HEIDELBERG, Germany -- Jessica Lynn Morris and Robin Richard Geisinger were married in a 9 a.m. ceremony July 3, 2003, in the chapel of the Heidelberg Castle. Pfarrer Herr Friedrich Becker performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Todd and Susan Morris of Sikeston, Mo., and her husband is the son of Ira and Marianne Geisinger of Indianapolis, Ind...
Looking Back in Time at July 22 (07/22/03)
SIKESTON - Willis Holmes, who was poisoning Johnson grass on the E.P. Coleman land Wednesday afternoon, was severely burned when he struck a match and his clothing ignited. --- SIKESTON - On the 25th anniversary of the entrance of his father into the Marines, Frank Stevens, son of Mr. and Mrs. C.J. Stevens of Sikeston, received his call to active duty with the Army Air Corps at Jefferson Barracks...
SpeakOut 7/22 (07/22/03)
I live on Helen Street in a FHA house in East Prairie. I have spoken to the mayor. They just won't clean this area up. We have nice FHA houses on one side and on the other side we have run-down trailers, dogs eating dirty diapers, bringing them into my yard and other people's yards. ...