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Stories from Monday, October 6, 2003

Parent, teacher meetings are set (10/06/03)
SIKESTON -- Colder weather and falling leaves aren't just a sign of autumn's arrival. They're also the sign of another season -- it's one schools refer to as parent-teacher conferences. New Madrid County Central Schools will hold their conferences Oct. 10, and according to assistant superintendent Bill Nance, it's the perfect time for the teacher and parent to get to know one another better...
New equipment (10/06/03)
Members of the Marston City Maintenance Crew work to install one of several new pieces of playground equipment purchased through a Community Facility Grant. The city received $4,090 in federal money to purchase a new merry-go-round, sliding board and swing set in the town's park. Pictured working on the new merry-go-round are Glen Hayes, Greg Wade and Kevin Ash...
Nasal spray flu vaccine is available for first time (10/06/03)
SIKESTON - A nasal spray influenza vaccine is available for the first time this year offering longer protection without breaking the skin, but many area flu shot providers are taking a "wait and see" stance this year. The Visiting Nurse Association of Southeast Missouri and Ferguson Medical Group are among those health care providers in the area offering the nasal spray vaccination...
Elementary cross country meet deemed a success (10/06/03)
SIKESTON -- The Second Annual Sikeston Elementary Cross Country Meet was held on the campus of Sikeston Senior High School on Thursday. Physical education teachers from the four elementary schools held tryouts at their schools to pick the ten best girls and ten best boys. These students were then brought to the high school to run in a cross-country meet...
Lincoln captures first at Notre Dame Invitational (10/06/03)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- In Saturday's Notre Dame Invitational Cross Country Meet, Sikeston's Clay Lincoln showed why he is so highly touted. The sophomore not only finished in first place, but he also broke the meet record, previously held by Sikeston's Dale Ham...
Darrell Young (10/06/03)
DEXTER - Darrell Young, 50, died Oct. 5, 2003, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
J.R. James (10/06/03)
SIKESTON - Jacob "J.R." James, 85, died Oct. 6, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
William Jackson (10/06/03)
SIKESTON - William Arnold Jackson Sr., 83, formerly of Paducah, Ky., and Denver, Colo., died at 12:35 a.m. Oct. 4, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Jan. 31, 1920, in Paducah, Ky., son of the late Ewen Owen and Edith Mitchell Jackson, he was a welder with Pipefitters Local 208 in Denver for 45 years until retiring in 1982...
Francis Henry (10/06/03)
LILBOURN - Francis Henry, 62, died Oct. 4, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Aug. 6, 1941, in Lamar, Ark., daughter of the late Lloyd and Leonna Madwell Harmon, she was a member of the First General Baptist Church of New Madrid...
Lois Horn (10/06/03)
SIKESTON - Lois Lavern Horn, 73, formerly of St. Louis, died at 6:05 p.m. Oct. 4, 2003, at the Clearview Nursing Center. Born July 6, 1930, in Risco, daughter of the late Benjamin and Linda Mae Blevins Sanders, she was a bookkeeper for the J.P. Bushnell Packing Company in St. Louis before retiring. She was of the Protestant belief...
Pete Castleberry (10/06/03)
SIKESTON - Jessie D. "Pete" Castleberry, 92, died at 7:50 a.m. Oct. 5, 2003, at the Miner Nursing Center. Born Feb. 7, 1911, in Pangburn, Ark., son of the late Clayton Carroll and Viola King Castleberry, he had been a meat cutter for the Learue and McKinnie Grocery Store in Miner. He was a 50-year member of Shady Acres Church of Christ where he served as an elder for 40 years...
Helen Gough (10/06/03)
BERNIE - Helen Lucille Gough, 85, died Oct. 4, 2003, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born April 30, 1918, near Bernie, daughter of the late William T. and Addie Gillis Gough, she was a member of White Oak General Baptist Church near Bernie...
Alpha Howard (10/06/03)
NEW MADRID - Alpha Fay Howard, 81, died at 4:45 a.m. Oct. 5, 2003, at Beverly Healthcare in New Madrid. Born Jan. 2, 1922, in Truman, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Rolla and Bessie Warren Perry. On March 15, 1941, in Wauseon, Ohio, she married James Raymond Howard who preceded her in death on May 7, 1981...
Births (published 10/6) (10/06/03)
Chidester BENTON - Emily Suzanne Engert and Rodney Allen Chidester are the parents of their second son, born at 4:01 a.m. Aug. 30, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Ethan Thomas Chidester weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce and was 20 1/2-inches long...
Looking Back in Time at Oct. 6 (10/06/03)
SIKESTON - Sikeston High School News: Amy Wilson was elected editor by the staff members of the Barker Friday afternoon. Others chosen by different classes to edit the weekly paper were: Phil Bowman, Billy Wagner, Betty Deneke, Dorothy Krone and Frank Schulte...
SpeakOut 10/6 (10/06/03)
I want to thank Mr. Jensen for his nice little write-up about Gordon from WKRP. I too am a fan of the show and maybe someday we'll see them on TV again. Why do people throw trash everywhere? Are they jealous of people and businesses who have nice yards and driveways and parking lots in which people take pride in? Do they enjoy offending people and having them spend valuable time and money cleaning up the mess? Or is it that their mental capacities are so low that they don't know that trash cans and bins are everywhere. ...