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Stories from Monday, July 28, 2003

Fishing for fun (07/28/03)
Ralph Tidwell helps his granddaughters, Madeline and Abby Corley, fish at the C.P Wing Lake. His granddaughters were visiting from Memphis.
Man found murdered (07/28/03)
CHARLESTON -- A Chicago, Ill., man was killed near Marshall Street and a gas mart store in Charleston Sunday. Marvin Partee, 21, was found with a single gunshot wound to his head after Charleston Department of Public Safety officials received a call about a possible gunshot victim early Sunday morning, according to DPS Director Paul Johnson...
Farm tour ready (07/28/03)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - U.S. Rep. Jo Ann Emerson (R-Mo.) will conduct the 22nd Annual Farm Tour from July 31-Aug. 7 in Southeast Missouri. "I look forward to the Farm Tour every year," said Emerson, who represents the Eighth Congressional District. "Southern Missouri is home to a wide variety of agricultural producers and I am proud to represent our hard working farmers."...
Taking pride in Sikeston (07/28/03)
SIKESTON - "Join the crowd/Sikeston proud/Do not Litter" read the signs going up around Sikeston - and city officials are serious. "If everybody takes care of their own responsibilities and their own property, it won't be a big burden," said Mayor Mike Marshall, who showed one of the signs during Thursday's Sikeston area Chamber of Commerce meeting...
Larry Diamond (07/28/03)
SIKESTON - Larry "Big D" Diamond, 62, died July 26, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 3, 1940, in Benton, son of the late Wayne and Oma Hopkins Diamond, he was a member of the Bement Baptist Church and Teamsters Local 574 in Cape Girardeau. He was an over-the-road truck driver and had been employed by ABF and Elfrink and retired from USF Holland. He had also been employed by the Aufdenberg Equipment Co...
Marvin Perry (07/28/03)
CENTRALIA, Ill. - Marvin Johnson Perry Sr. died July 25, 2003, in Centralia. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Chapel in Cape Girardeau.
Don Shrum (07/28/03)
PUXICO - Pallbearers at services conducted Sunday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Don Shrum, 67, who died July 22, 2003, were: John Harty, Jim Harty, Jack Jackson, Willie Stinger, Dale Shrum and Eric Shrum.
Ida Jean Scott (07/28/03)
ADVANCE - Ida Jean Scott, 60, died July 25, 2003, at her home. Born Dec. 31, 1941, in Advance, daughter of Vera Knapheide Tilley of Advance and the late Joseph Tilley, she graduated in 1959 from Advance High School. She graduated in 1962 from Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau with a Bachelor of Science in education and received a master's degree in elementary education in 1981 from Southeast. ...
Joe Duncan (07/28/03)
LILBOURN - Joe Duncan Sr., 75, died July 27, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 1, 1927, in Lilbourn, son of the late Ernest Lonnie "Slim" and Effie "Tick" Bodine Duncan, he was a retired electrician. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Lilbourn and of IBEW No. 1 in St. Louis...
Margaret Trevathan (07/28/03)
EAST PRAIRIE - Margaret Wilson Trevathan, 98, died at 12:02 a.m. July 27, 2003, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Born March 29, 1905, at Pratt, daughter of the late Charles Duffield Wilson Sr. and Rosa May Rice Wilson, she lived in Mississippi County most of her life. She and her husband owned and operated General Stores in East Prairie, Deventer and Wolf Island for many years and she was a member of the Wolf Island Baptist Church...
Looking Back in Time at July 28 (07/28/03)
SIKESTON - Ben F. Carroll, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ben F. Carroll Sr. of Sikeston, who is serving in the Navy, recently went to a servicemen's center in Australia. While there, he met a girl who knew Sikeston resident Ray Allen Moll, who was also in Australia at the time...
Your View 7/28: System failed (07/28/03)
As Mother of Calvin Anderson "Ande" King, I would like to share my views on the recent events that led up to the arrest of my son. As you well know, Ande hit Jack Pruitt with a baseball bat twice. Eyewitness accounts stated that the blows were not hard enough to break the skin. Although I do not condone what Ande did, I do take issue with the aftermath. Jack Pruitt was freed on a bond set at $65,000. My son's bond has been set at $75,000!...
SpeakOut 7/28 (07/28/03)
This is in regard to the Sikeston Little Theatre. I want to praise the Sikeston Little Theatre for all they have done through the years. They have fabulous productions, they have put on wonderful children's productions and they have a new show coming up this summer called "The Broadway Revue." Terry Sapp is the director and I think there is no one better to do a show such as this. ...