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Stories from Thursday, August 14, 2003

Getting ready (08/14/03)
Casey Thadlock, an employee of Sikeston Public Schools, prepares the Senior High parking lot for vehicles Wednesday. With less than a week until school starts, employees are gearing up for the students.
Illusionist from Sikeston set to reappear back in Midwest (08/14/03)
LAS VEGAS - Illusionist Morgan Strebler's performances Friday and Saturday at the Marriott Airport Hotel in St. Louis will be special for a couple reasons. "It's for the Midwest Magic Jubilee," Strebler said. "It gave me a chance to come home and perform plus a chance to attend a great convention - it's supposed to be really fun."...
Economic growth (08/14/03)
Missouri Department of Economic Development Director Joseph L. Driskill speaks during a Regional Dialogue on Jobs and Economic Growth Wednesday at the Best Western Coach House Inn.
Computer worm is triggering frustration (08/14/03)
SIKESTON -- Since Monday, a virus-like worm has triggered frustration worldwide among thousands of Microsoft XP and Microsoft 2000 users including some in Sikeston and its surrounding communities. For example, employees at the Sikeston Area Higher Education Center, became agitated Tuesday as the worm wriggled its way into some of SAHEC's computers...
Former coaches take over event (08/14/03)
DEXTER - B.A. Promotions, Inc., of Dexter is proud to announce the new directors for the 2003 B.A. Sports Show-Me Showcase. Former coaches Ed Arnzen, Ron Cook and Lennies McFerren have joined the Showcase staff. The Showcase is a college tryout for area high school juniors and seniors, as well as junior college freshmen and sophomores. College coaches from throughout the Midwest will be in attendance to hopefully recruit help for their team. This is the third Showcase...
June Kelley (08/14/03)
PUXICO - Pallbearers at services conducted today at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for June Kelley, 73, who died Aug. 11, 2003, were: Kirk Folse, Russell Kelley Jr., Kelley Henson, Justin Henson, Kenny Null and Randy Olmsted.
Lowell Throgmorton (08/14/03)
DEXTER - Lowell Throgmorton, 78, died Aug. 13, 2003, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Mary Young (08/14/03)
WAPPAPELLO - Mary Young, 73, died Aug. 13, 2003, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Puxico.
Mary Gunder (08/14/03)
MOREHOUSE - Mary Adeline Gunder, 59, formerly of Lexington, died at 6 p.m. Aug. 11, 2003, at her home. Born July 22, 1944, in Gutherie Center, Iowa, she was the daughter of the late Charles William and Mabel Marie Campbell Baird. Her husband, Jody D. Gunter, preceded her in death on Feb. 14, 1985...
Gary Stubenrauch (08/14/03)
SCOTT CITY - Gary Francis Stubenrauch, 60, died at 8:30 a.m. Aug. 12, 2003, in Van Buren. Born Feb. 20, 1943, in Cape Girardeau, son of the late Bernard George "Barney" and Coena Anna Bucher Stubenrauch, he was a conductor with the Union Pacific Railroad. A member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Scott City, he was also a member of the National Rifle Association, Eagles Clubs in Cape Girardeau and Sikeston and the United Transportation Union of Railroads...
Lawrence Flowers (08/14/03)
PARMA - Pallbearers at services conducted today at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Lawrence Henry Flowers, 72, who died Aug. 11, 2003, were: Joe Johnson, Glenn Hillis, Nathan Graves, Brandon Graves, Doyle Hicks and Mike Johnson.
Earl Carroll (08/14/03)
DEXTER - Earl Vernon Carroll, 74, died Aug. 13, 2003, at the John J. Pershing Veterans Administration Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. Born April 20, 1929, at Harviell, son of the late Roy Jasper and Edna Lucinda Dickens Carroll, he was a lifelong resident of Southeast Missouri and lived in Dexter for the past 14 years. ...
Burnett - Stidham (08/14/03)
CHAFFEE -- Amy Jean Burnett and Thomas Lynn Stidham II exchanged vows in a 4 p.m. wedding ceremony Nov. 2, 2002, at the First United Methodist Church in Chaffee. The Rev. Marty Blakey, pastor, performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Tom and Shelley Burnett Sr. of Chaffee, and her husband is the son of Tom and Paula Stidham of Chaffee...
Essner - Heuring (08/14/03)
NEW HAMBURG -- Timothy and Jeanne Essner and Joseph and Margaret Heuring have announced the engagement of their children, Leonna Danielle Essner to Dean Patrick Heuring. A 1998 graduate of Thomas W. Kelly High School, the future bride is the granddaughter of Dale and Dotty Huff of Benton, Corona "Coonie" Essner of Cape Girardeau and the late Vera Huff and Leon Essner. ...
Hall - Hampton (08/14/03)
BELL CITY -- Tim and Sheila Hall have announced the engagement of their daughter, Timbra LaShay, to Timothy John Hampton, son of Douglas and Denice Hampton of Houston, Mo. A 2002 graduate of Bell City High School, the future bride is pursuing a degree in early childhood development at Three Rivers Community College in Poplar Bluff. She is employed with Toddler Tech in Scott City...
Looking Back in Time at Aug. 14 (08/14/03)
SIKESTON - Wilbur Ensor and son, John Richard, who have been associated with the Michael Baker Engineering Co. at Abilene, Texas, returned home Monday. --- MATTHEWS - Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Rushing and family have moved from a farm to the property owned by L. Deane...
Smart stamps get stamp of approval (08/14/03)
Privacy watchdogs are virtually up in arms over a proposal by the U. S. Postal Service that would create "smart stamps" to better track mail especially in light of threatened terrorist attacks. The smart mail plan has been under consideration long before Sept. 11 but interest has increased following the attacks...
Your View 8/14: Special thanks (08/14/03)
The Dixie Drama Players and Dixie Arts Council would like to thank everyone who helped with our recent production, donated props and worked behind the scenes. We are grateful for your help and assistance. Ann Evans Copeland, Brad and Tammy Mickle, Brenda Blevins, Charlotte Hogan, Clement Cravens, the Corsage Shop, Ella LaValle, Greg Hall, Jesse Cowan, Jill Bock, Julie York, Lynn Brotherton, Nick Darter, Phyllis Nickens, Pro Pizza, Rameys, Ryan Weaks, Sandy Riggs and Wal-Mart...
SpeakOut 8/14 (08/14/03)
I noticed in the paper about calls from telemarketers. Some calls that are "unavailable" are not from telemarketers but are from people who have car phones or have their numbers listed as unavailable. There is a reward for the return of the bicycle stolen on Aug. 2 from Crowe Street. Call 471-0988...