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Stories from Tuesday, September 30, 2003

Sikeston man is sentenced (09/30/03)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - A Sikeston man was sentenced to prison Monday in federal court on drug charges Monday. Donnie Williams, 49, is to serve 92 months in prison for conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine. Prosecutors said Williams previously admitted that beginning in February through March 5, he and John A. Chadd agreed to obtain the required ingredients to make methamphetamine. In addition, the men made the drug and were experimenting with two different methods...
Jones slated to get SACC award (09/30/03)
SIKESTON -- It was a matter of being in the right place at the right time, says Harold Jones about his 33-year position as administrator for Missouri Delta Medical Center. Under the leadership of Jones from 1957-1990, MDMC went through various stages of growth. When Jones began, the institution was a small, rural hospital with 35 beds, serving a small area and population. When he retired, the hospital had over 200 beds, serving the needs of seven counties...
Cab driver charged with filing false police report (09/30/03)
SIKESTON -- A Sikeston cab driver has been charged with filing a false police report after an incident Friday morning. The events occurred around 9:30 a.m. when officers responded and located a cab driver parked in an alleyway in the 200 block of Ruth Street. ...
Charges filed in Hibbett robbery (09/30/03)
SIKESTON -- Three men are in custody after a robbery at Hibbett's went wrong last week. According to Sikeston DPS, Joseph Westbrook, 22, who had recently resigned from Hibbett's due to unhappiness with the company was arrested along with Christopher Kreitzburg, 20, and Jacob W. McDermott, 18. All three men are from Bertrand and have been charged with robbery in the second degree. They are currently being held at the New Madrid County Sheriff's Department under $5,000 bond...
Afternoon accident (09/30/03)
Upper: Emergency medical technicians move an injured woman to an AirEvac helicopter Monday afternoon after an accident that occurred just before 3:30 p.m. at 1500 W. Malone. Lower: Workers with Satterfield towing load the damaged vehicle onto a trailer. One person had to be extricated from the vehicle by officers with the Sikeston Department of Public Safety. The accident is currently under investigation...
Lincoln takes eighth place in Hancock Invitational (09/30/03)
ST. LOUIS -- Sikeston's Clay Lincoln took eight place out of 160 runners at the Hancock Invitational on Saturday. The race included several all-state athletes from the '02 season, including Ladue's Dan Hedgecock, who was 8th at state, and Duchesne's John Dirnberger, who took 11th last year...
Jackson tops Sikeston in defensive battle; Notre Dame beats Kelly 3-1 (09/30/03)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston's softball team was beaten by Jackson in a defensive battle on Monday afternoon, 2-0. The score was knotted 0-0 most of the game, then the Lady Indians plated two runs in the top of the sixth inning to pull out the win. "It was a good game," said Sikeston coach Jennie Hobeck. "With only four hits today, we were kind of lacking in the hitting department. When we did get runners on, we couldn't produce and get those runners in."...
Sikeston soccer team pitches road shutout at Farmington (09/30/03)
FARMINGTON -- Sikeston's soccer team picked up a big road win at Farmington on Monday, shutting out the Knights 2-0. The Bulldogs had 15 shots on goal and keeper Jason Deere made 13 saves as Sikeston improves to 5-5-1 on the season. "I thought it was probably our best controlled game all year," said Sikeston coach Derrick Long. "We controlled the ball most of the game. We passed the ball well."...
Sikeston netters upset local tennis power, 6-3 (09/30/03)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston's tennis team picked up its most impressive win of the season on Monday afternoon, upsetting local power Charleston 6-3. "The girls played great -- all of them," said Sikeston coach Lynne DeWitt. "They wanted this match real bad and they were ready. We played with intensity today. Every win was hard-fought."...
Helen Corvick (09/30/03)
SCOTT CITY - Helen Louise Corvick, 74, died Sept. 29, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Dora Goodale (09/30/03)
CHARLESTON - Dora Forrester Goodale, 86, died at 7:45 a.m. Sept. 30, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
P.D. Hutchason (09/30/03)
HAYFORK, Calif. -- Paul David "P.D." Hutchason, 83, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Aug. 29, 2003, at his home following an extended illness. Born March 14, 1920, in Sikeston, son of the late Curly and Bertha Hutchason, he moved to Hayfork in 1953, and was the owner and operator of Hutchason Shell Station in Hayfork. He then worked for the Trinity County Sheriff's Department and the Hayfork Park. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army...
James L. Calvin Sr. (09/30/03)
MOUNDS, Ill.-- James L. Calvin Sr., 70, died at 6:45 p.m. Sept. 27, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Born Dec. 6, 1932, in Pulaski, son of the late Charles and Stella Egner Calvin, he was the co-owner of Calvin Siding and Windows. A U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, he was a member of the American Legion...
George Mazurkiewicz (09/30/03)
SIKESTON -- George Mazurkiewicz, 75, died Sept. 28, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 6, 1928, in Milwaukee, Wis., son of the late Stefan and Josephine Mazurkiewicz, he was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Sikeston. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served in the Korean War and was a machinist at the Ladish Company before retiring...
Gary Cooper (09/30/03)
DYERSBURG, Tenn. - Gary E. Cooper, 61, died Sept. 22, 2003, at the Dyersburg Regional Medical Center. Born Aug. 19, 1942, in Charleston, Mo., he retired from the U.S. Navy. His wife, Cindy Dickerson Cooper, survives of the home. Other survivors include: one daughter, Michelle Cooper Williams of Covington; two sons, Richard Cooper and Tony Cooper of Millington; one stepdaughter, Kristy Reeves of Dyersburg; one sister, Jean Parton of Wichita, Kan.; two brothers, Barger Cooper of Indianapolis, Ind., and Jerry Cooper of Denver, Colo.; and seven grandchildren.. ...
Vivian Ward (09/30/03)
SIKESTON - Vivian Christine "Butchie" Ward, 65, died Sept. 29, 2003, at her home. Born Dec. 21, 1937, in Osceola, Ark., daughter of the late Coleman and Mamie Lusk Lannum, she was a member of Rauch-Spence Methodist Church in Morehouse. She was postmaster for the city of Morehouse from 1979 until retiring in 1992...
Erma Robertson (09/30/03)
MALDEN - Erma Dee Robertson, 79, died Sept. 29, 2003, at the Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Center in Dexter. Born March 5, 1924, in Iuka, Miss., daughter of the late Pete and Mary Frances Gray House, she was a member of the Kimball Baptist Church in Malden...
Hollingsworth - Glueck (09/30/03)
ST. JOSEPH -- Lyndsey Renee Hollingsworth and Justin Steven Glueck were united in marriage July 12, 2003, at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in St. Joseph before the Rev. Michael Volkmer. Nathan Witt, friend of the bridegroom, served as lector. The bride is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Michael Hollingsworth of St. Joseph. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Ridick, Mr. and Mrs. Hurchel Hollingsworth and Esther Kerns, all of St. Joseph...
Shaw - Newman (09/30/03)
CADIZ, Ky. -- Mr. and Mrs. Kent Shaw have announced the engagement of their daughter, Courtney Anne, to Justin Lynn Newman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Rob Newman of Sikeston, Mo. A 2000 graduate of Madisonville North Hopkins High School in Madisonville, she is employed by Rite Ard Pharmacy in Murray...
Hill - 50th (09/30/03)
SIKESTON -- Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Hill were guests of honor for a 50th wedding anniversary celebration at the Malone Street Grill in Sikeston. Hill and the former Mary Harrison were married June 27, 1953, at the First United Methodist Church in Memphis, Tenn...
Looking Back in Time at Sept. 30 (09/30/03)
SIKESTON - C.L. Blanton Sr., C.L. Blanton Jr., C.L. Blanton III, Hinkie Wilson and Glenn Kehr of the Standard force were present at the Lions fish fry at Wappapello Lake and enjoyed the eats and other refreshments to the utmost. SIKESTON - The entire ceiling of a remodeling project at Barkett's Supermarket on East Malone crashed to the floor Thursday, shortly after several members of the construction crew had left the building...
Either enforce laws or get rid of them (09/30/03)
An SUV carrying 21 illegal immigrants (we can no longer call them illegal aliens for some politically-correct reason) crashed on a desert highway in California Sunday killing four and injuring 17. Border police were following the vehicle but had halted their pursuit as per policy to avoid a speeding crash. ...
SpeakOut 9/30 (09/30/03)
Some guy came into my yard and got a baby stroller. I thought he stole it or something, but thank God, he was an honest person and left the money in my door. It was only $3 and he left $5, so if he wants his change, he can stop by and I will gladly give it to him...