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Stories from Tuesday, August 5, 2003

Concert benefits rodeo clowns (08/05/03)
SIKESTON - It isn't just the Sikeston Jaycees who are helping others through rodeos. Longtime Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo clown Rick Young is using this year's Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo to kick off a personal cause -- the Rodeo Clown and Bullfighter Hardship Fund. Young is inviting the public to Tuesday evening's benefit concert at Danny's Place, 1102 Linn St...
Citizen Resource Bank to get fresh start (08/05/03)
SIKESTON - With new requirements in effect along with the city's Home Rule Charter, city officials are tossing out all Citizen Resource Bank applications and starting fresh. "We're asking everyone to reapply," said Linda Lowes, director of governmental services, during the regular City Council meeting Monday. Anyone who submitted the application prior to June should do so again, she advised...
Rodeo always brings traffic (08/05/03)
SIKESTON -- While 51st edition of the Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo is sure to bring with it exciting rodeo action and top-notch country entertainment, it will also mean large crowds which in turn means a large amount of traffic. "Rodeo week is a very, very busy time for Sikeston," said Drew Juden, director of the Sikeston Department of Public Safety. "There is a lot of traffic and a lot of people who are not familiar with Sikeston."...
Talent joins Emerson on farm tour (08/05/03)
CHARLESTON -- U.S. Sen. Jim Talent joined U.S. Rep. Jo Ann Emerson for her 22nd annual Farm Tour, which started late last week and picked up again Monday morning at U.S. Rep. Kenny Hulshof's family farm near Charleston. Among the biggest issues addressed by Talent, Emerson and Hulshof was that of the Senate passing a pro-jobs, pro-growth Energy bill. That bill includes the renewable fuels standard which will increase the nation's use of ethanol and provides incentives to use biodiesel...
Sikeston Youth Soccer League meets (08/05/03)
Sikeston Youth Soccer League officials Jeff Hay, left, and Jason Erwin speak to parents and coaches during Monday's organizational meeting in the Clinton Building at the Sikeston Recreation Complex. The league will run Sept. 8 through Oct. 20 and the registration deadline for grades 1-8 is Aug. ...
All-stars place second in district (08/05/03)
The Sikeston 14-year-old Junior Babe Ruth All-Stars recently took second place in the district tournament. Team members are front row, from left: Justin Deere, Gerald Winfield, Zac Culver, Chris Carnell and Strick Green; second row: coach Mitchell Jackson, Spencer Ayers, Stan Ivie, Freddie Gilliland, Joshua Jackson, Tyler Dame, coach Stan Ivie, Jacob Owens and coach Steve Deere. Not pictured: Austin Williams...
Jake Johnson (08/05/03)
MANDEVILLE, La. - Jake Johnson, 16, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died at 12:04 p.m. Aug. 2, 2003, at the St. Tammany Parish Hospital in Covington. Born Nov. 19, 1986, in Sikeston, Mo., son of Timothy Lee Johnson of Mandeville and Nicka O'Connor Gorostiza of East Prairie, lived in Mandeville for the past five years. He was a sophomore at Mandeville High School...
Dorothy Darby (08/05/03)
BERTRAND - Dorothy Dee Darby, 90, died at 11 p.m. Aug. 4, 2003, at the Bertrand Retirement Center. Born March 19, 1913, in Marion County, Ala., to the late Silas and Villa Lovelace Howell, she had lived in Bertrand most of her life and was a member of the First Baptist Church...
Elois Jones (08/05/03)
EAST PRAIRIE Elois Faye Jones, 90, died at 2:54 a.m. Aug. 4, 2003, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Born March 13, 1913, in Dorena, daughter of the late Burris and Kate Kelly Doss, she was a lifelong resident of Mississippi County and member of the Dorena Baptist Church...
Ray Nunnally (08/05/03)
MORLEY - Ray Nunnally, 59, died Aug. 3, 2003, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Born Sept. 3, 1943, in Eaton, Ark., son of the late Raymond C. and Jane L. Powers Nunnally, he was a retired railman from Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway, where he began working in 1972. He also owned a tax service in Morley and co-owned Caleb's Tavern in Oran. A U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War, he was a member of the Chaffee V.F.W. and the Chaffee Elks Lodge...
Birth (published 8/5) (08/05/03)
Launius TOPEKA, Kan. - Chris and Larissa Launius are the parents of their second child, first daughter, born at 8:49 p.m. May 21, 2003, at Overland Park Regional Medical Center. Jillian Ramsey Launius weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and was 19-inches long...
Jackson - Revelle (08/05/03)
BENTON -- Ashliegh Renae Jackson and Brent Warren Revelle exchanged wedding vows in a 5 p.m. ceremony June 28, 2003, at Unity Baptist Church in Benton. The Rev. Dennis Lowe performed the double-ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Richard "Dickie" Jackson and Teresa and Kevin Lee of Anniston. She is the granddaughter of Ruth Coleman and Shirley "Tommy" and Betty Jackson of Anniston...
Vaughn - Boyd (08/05/03)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Mr. and Mrs. Gary Vaughn of Mounds have announced the engagement of their daughter, Amy Susan Vaughn, to Edward "Ned" Boyd Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Boyd of Sikeston, Mo. A 1996 graduate of Meridian High School in Mounds, the future bride graduated in 2001 from the St. Louis College of Pharmacy. She is a registered pharmacist with the Kroger Company...
Turner - Mannon (08/05/03)
SIKESTON -- Vernon and Valli Shirrell have announced the engagement of their daughter, Shiela Lynn Turner, to Leslie Dennis Mannon, son of Stephen and Sherry Plunk of Sikeston and the late William "Bill" Mannon. Plans are under way for a Nov. 29 wedding at the Elm Street Baptist Church in Charleston...
Looking Back in Time at Aug. 5 (08/05/03)
SIKESTON - Frank Atkinson has purchased the Agee Cafe on Front Street and is to open the cafe for business in a short time. SIKESTON - Dr. Leo Bruce enjoys spending his two-week vacation among his fruit trees, as he is an amateur horticulturist. SIKESTON - Rep. Dennis Ziegenhorn was arrested Wednesday afternoon in Legion Park by Jaycee Sheriff Dan Bridger for not wearing the required three articles of western attire. Jaycees don the garb during Rodeo Week...
SpeakOut 8/5 (08/05/03)
Why is it when you get all these harassing calls you can turn them into the telephone company, but when you get them from people who have "not available" numbers, there is no information in the telephone book for harassing you all the time? To stop telemarketers from calling, call the Do Not Call line at (888) 382-1222 and register your number to be removed from lists that telemarketers use. The Do Not Call information is also available online at www.donotcall.gov...