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Stories from Monday, August 25, 2003

Big heating bills forecast for this winter (08/25/03)
SIKESTON - With temperatures up over 100 with the heat index, heating bills are the last thing on most people's minds even with a projected 30-percent rise in natural gas prices. The Missouri Public Service Commission's meeting in Sikeston recently was evidence of that. "We did not have very many people in the Sikeston meeting (Wednesday)," said Kevin Kelly, information officer for the PSC...
Crash kills area teens (08/25/03)
BERNIE -- Two Bernie teenagers were killed over the weekend after the vehicle they were traveling in struck a tree, ejecting them and another passenger. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, at 9:40 p.m. Saturday, an accident occurred on Bowman Street in Bernie as motorist Darius C. Wooldridge, 16, lost control of his 2001 Jeep and ran off the roadway. the vehicle overturned and struck a tree...
New dialysis unit opens (08/25/03)
Mowaffaq R. Said, M.D., gives a tour of the new Jaycee Regional Dialysis Center at Missouri Delta Medical Center Sunday afternoon. The unit will provide life-saving dialysis treatment to over 60 patients from all over Southeast Missouri. There are 15 dialysis stations in the new center with additional space for five more stations, as demand is needed...
Wanda Wolfe (08/25/03)
ALLENVILLE - Wanda Jewell Wolfe died Aug. 24, 2003, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Home in Chaffee.
Mildred Donica (08/25/03)
DEXTER - Mildred Donica, 83, died Aug. 25, 2003 at her residence in Dexter. Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.
Shannon Tarkington (08/25/03)
BERNIE - Shannon Tarkington, 17, died Aug. 24, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center at Cape Girardeau. Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete at this time.
Dale Anderson (08/25/03)
DEXTER - Pallbearers at services conducted Sunday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Dale Anderson, 76, who died Aug. 19, 2003, were: Dorro Rushing, Burley McIntyre, James Peters, Bill Limbaugh, Phil Richardson and Gene Cross.
Darius Wooldridge (08/25/03)
BERNIE - Darius Clay Wooldridge, 16, died Aug. 23, 2003, as the result of injuries received in an automobile accident. Born Nov. 25, 1986, at Poplar Bluff to Bobby and Sheryl Craig Wooldridge of Bernie, he was a junior at Bernie High School where he was involved in basketball, baseball, the Beta Club and FFA...
Leland Price (08/25/03)
FARMINGTON -- Leland T. Price, 95, died Aug. 22, 2003, at the Camelot Nursing Center at Farmington. He was born April 30, 1908, in Fredericktown. His wife, Nora B. McCann Price, formerly of Charleston, survives of the home in Farmington. Other survivors include several nieces and nephews...
John T. Beavers (08/25/03)
LONEDELL - John Thomas Beavers, 79, died Aug. 22, 2003 at St. Louis. Born Aug. 13, 1924, in Sikeston to the late James Walton Beavers Sr. and Clara Belle Baugher Beavers, he was employed by McDonnell-Douglas for over 35 years and was a veteran of the United States Army serving during World War II. A member of Machinists Union Local 3 of St. Louis, he was a member and past worshipful master of the Fraternal Lodge 363 AF&AM at Robertsville...
Bedia Springer (08/25/03)
PORTAGEVILLE - Bedia Mae Springer, 86, died Aug. 23, 2003, at the Portageville Nursing Center. She was born Aug. 30, 1916, in West Virginia, to the late Jules and Julia Morning Bills Porter. In 1944 she married Benjamin (Bill) William Springer, who preceded her in death on March 4, 1975...
Virginia Deason (08/25/03)
BLODGETT -- Ella Virginia Deason, 72, died Aug. 24, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born March 13, 1931, in Fayette, Ala., daughter of the late James William and Odessa Mae White Gardner, she was a member of the Sixth Street Trinity Chapel...
Norman Newell (08/25/03)
ZALMA - Norman Newell, 60, died Aug. 22, 2003, near Zalma. Born May 5, 1943, at Morley to Lottie Gibbs Newell of Grassy and the late Earl Newell, he worked for Arab Stone Co. in Arab. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War serving in the U.S. Army and attended the Zalma General Baptist Church...
Justin Taylor (08/25/03)
SIKESTON -- Justin Chance Taylor (Newton), 18, died Aug. 23, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born March 31, 1985, in Hayti, son of Dewayne and Caroline Taylor of Caruthersville, he attended New Dawn State School where he attended proms and was Valentine's King...
Martha Blom (08/25/03)
NEW MADRID - Martha A. Blom, 79, died Aug. 23, 2003, at her home. Born Sept. 11, 1923, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of the late Ralph Anderson and Virginia Vestal, she was a member of the First United Methodist Church in New Madrid, where she served as organist for more than 42 years...
Births (published 8/25) (08/25/03)
Meeks SIKESTON - Marshall and Julie Meeks are the parents of their fourth child, second daughter, born at 11:40 p.m. July 20, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Lindi Paige Meeks weighed 6 pounds, 1 ounce and was 19-inches long. Mrs. Meeks is the daughter of Stephanie Shawn Rule and Terry Lynn Dobbs...
Looking Back in Time at Aug. 25 (08/25/03)
SIKESTON - Mrs. Fannie Arnett, 122 North Street, received a card Monday morning from her nephew, Pvt. Howard E. Robertson, a Japanese prisoner of war. SIKESTON - With the expanded building program, additional facilities can be provided for the Murray Lane kindergarten, which is to open Tuesday, Sept. 3...
Your View 8/25: Homeland security (08/25/03)
The Standard Democrat had an article on Aug. 17 about the Missouri Department of Homeland Security. For those who may be interested in learning more about this department, here is some information I found on the Internet. "Gov. Bob Holden created the Missouri Office of Homeland Security on Sept. ...
SpeakOut 8/25 (08/25/03)
I have a Kirby vacuum cleaner and am out of Kirby vacuum cleaner bags. Does anybody know where I can buy some? We searched the Internet for answers to your question. If you or someone you know has access to the Internet, supplies for your Kirby can be ordered at: www.totalvac.com...