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Stories from Thursday, July 31, 2003

Teaching the basics (07/31/03)
Steven Pobst shows Gavin O'Brien how to hit a backhand Wednesday at the Sikeston Senior High School Tennis courts. Pobst, a member of the University of Missouri at St. Louis tennis team, along with Peter Jones of the Sikeston High School tennis team, are conducting the YMCA of Southeast Missouri Summer Tennis Camp...
United Way members ready for new campaign (07/31/03)
SIKESTON -- Members of the United Way of Sikeston are currently working hard on their annual fundraising campaign. Just ask newly installed 2003-2004 chairperson, Donna Tippy. "It's really a collaborative effort between everyone involved in the United Way," Tippy pointed out. "Glenna (Shy, campaign director) also works so hard to make the campaign a success."...
County jailer is injured (07/31/03)
BENTON - A Scott County sheriff's deputy is recovering from an injury sustained during an altercation in the county jail. Department staff were conducting visitation Saturday when an inmate, Orlando Carter, refused to go back to his cell, according to Sheriff Bill Ferrell. When deputies attempted to return him to his cell, Carter reportedly rushed Deputy Justin Swiney and pinned him against the wall...
Lillie Welter (07/31/03)
BENTON - Lillie M. Welter, 88, died at 11:45 a.m. July 30, 2003, at the Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. Born April 4, 1915, in Commerce, daughter of the late Nick and Nellie Arnold LeDure, she was a lifelong resident of the Benton and New Hamburg communities. She had been employed by the Ely Walker Co. in Scott City and was a member of St. Denis Catholic Church in Benton, the Altar Society, Home and School and American Legion Auxiliary...
Ruby Myers (07/31/03)
DEXTER - Ruby Myers, 88, died July 31, 2003, at Missouri Southern Healthcare. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Lewis Moore (07/31/03)
PUXICO - Lewis Moore, 86, died July 29, 2003, at the Puxico Nursing Center. Born Sept. 6, 1916, in Wappapello, son of the late Harry E. and Ora Edna Coleman Moore, he lived in the Dudley and Puxico areas all his life and was a member of the Bluff City United Pentecostal Church. He had been a farmer and owned and operated the Puxico Stockyards and Auction for 20 years...
Mary Riley (07/31/03)
NEW MADRID - Mary Charlotte Riley, 75, died July 29, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born March 4, 1928, daughter of the late Henry Clay and Roena Faust Riley, she was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Survivors include: one nephew and his wife, William Clay and Lisa Luann Riley of Cape Girardeau; one great-niece, Logan Jodi Riley of Cape Girardeau; one uncle, Robert Riley of New Madrid; one aunt, Emma Maxwell of New Madrid; and several cousins...
Jack Bewley (07/31/03)
BROOKLAND, Ark. - Jack Bewley, 59, died July 30, 2003, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born June 17, 1944, in Russellville, son of the late Raymond and Grace Coy Bewley, he lived in the Jonesboro area most of his life and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was of the Baptist belief...
Ray Boyce (07/31/03)
HANSON, Ky. - Ray Boyce, 88, formerly of Bloomfield, Mo., died July 29, 2003, at the Western Kentucky Veterans Center in Hanson. Born Dec. 23, 1914, in Bloomfield, son of the late Albert and Ada Mae Palmer Boyce, he was also a former resident of Trigg County. A retired merchant, he was affiliated with the Methodist Church and served with the U.S. Army during World War II...
Ed Lindsey (07/31/03)
CHARLESTON - Owen Edward "Ed" Lindsey, 80, died at 6:05 p.m. July 30, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born May 1, 1923, in Arlington, Ky., son of the late William Elbert and Alma Mae Woodward Lindsey, he lived in Charleston since 1936 and was known as an avid fisherman and story teller. ...
Birth (published 7/31) (07/31/03)
Hart MATTHEWS - Misti Pitkin and Donald Hart Jr. are the parents of their second and third children, a twin son and daughter, born July 1, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. When Donald Lee Hart III was born at 8:04 p.m., he weighed 6 pounds and was 17 1/2-inches long. Deanna Leigh Hart weighed 5 pounds, 6 ounces an was 17 1/2-inches long when she arrived at 8:09 p.m...
Inman - Stoffer (07/31/03)
MIDLOTHIAN, Texas -- Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Inman have announced the engagement of their daughter, Heidi Alisha, to James M. Stoffer III, son of Diane Stoffer of San Antonio and the late James M. Stoffer Jr. A graduate of Texas Tech University in Lubbock, the future bride is currently attending law school at Houston University...
Richards - Whitley (07/31/03)
SIKESTON -- David and Angela Richards have announced the engagement of their daughter, Danielle Lee, to James Lee Whitley, son of Winfred and Carla Whitley of Morehouse. A 2002 graduate of Richland High School in Essex, the future bride is attending Three Rivers Community College in Poplar Bluff...
Looking Back in Time at July 31 (07/31/03)
SIKESTON -Field headquarters of the Sixth State Guard have been established in Sikeston at the armory. The group has been on duty for three months due to troubles with construction of emergency oil pipelines. --- SIKESTON - Playing at the Malone Theater today and tomorrow is "White Savage" with Jon Hall and Maria Montez...
SpeakOut 7/31 (07/31/03)
As long as you don't implicate anyone or tell who someone is, why is it that the Standard Democrat says you can speak about anything you want to about anything and then don't print it; as long as you don't implicate, tell who it is by name or anything else?...