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Stories from Tuesday, October 28, 2003

Youngsters should use caution on Halloween (10/28/03)
SIKESTON -- It is a night many children love. They put on the costumes of their favorite superheroes and take to the streets in search of the "good candy." However, one incident can spoil the entire holiday so parents are urged to think about safety before taking their children trick-or-treating Friday night...
Convictions on drug charges result in prison for residents (10/28/03)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Two Sikeston men were sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to drug charges. Orlando M. Perkins, 31, was sentenced to 168 months on each of six counts of distributing cocaine base (crack cocaine) by U.S. District Judge E. Richard Webber Monday. Perkins was convicted of selling cocaine base to a confidential informant in Sikeston on six separate occasions between July 1999 and January 2001...
State will close three armories in Bootheel (10/28/03)
JEFFERSON CITY -- Southeast Missouri is slated to lose three of its National Guard armories through a restructuring initiative announced by the adjutant general of Missouri. The armory buildings in Charleston, Caruthersville and Bernie will be closed in December along with the armories in Neosho, Salem and St. Ann...
Mission Missouri received $1.5 million grant for addiction recovery program (10/28/03)
SIKESTON - A $1.5 million grant will fund the startup of an addiction recovery program through Mission Missouri. The grant by the Missouri Foundation for Health was announced Monday. The Crossing, Addiction Freedom Program will provide free assistance to addicted individuals and their families in Scott, Mississippi, New Madrid, Stoddard, Pemiscot, Cape Girardeau, Ripley, Butler and Dunklin counties through outreach, case management, education and mentoring...
Soccer team drops final match (10/28/03)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston's soccer team dropped its final match of the regular season on Monday, losing 6-1 to Poplar Bluff. "I didn't think we had our best game," said Sikeston coach Derrick Long. "Poplar Bluff was in control the whole game -- they came out wanting to win."...
All-region softball (10/28/03)
High School Softball All-Region team Here is the all-region softball team chosen by the Southeast Missouri Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association: CLASS 1 FIRST TEAM
Lois Krauss (10/28/03)
SIKESTON - Lois Krauss, 87, died at 10:22 a.m. Oct. 27, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born March 12, 1916, in East Prairie, daughter of the late Rev. A.E. and Maude Owen Ray, she was a homemaker and charter member of Temple Baptist Church, where she had been a Sunday school teacher. Also a Sunday school teacher for Miner Baptist Church, she played the piano at religious services in several area churches throughout her adult life...
Pamela Ingram (10/28/03)
MORLEY - Pamela Joy Ingram, 43, died at 5:25 p.m. Oct. 26, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 2, 1960, in Orlando, Fla., daughter of Quentin C. Ingram of Morley and the late Joyce Faye Delk Ingram, she was a supervisor for TWA at the Cape Girardeau Regional Airport. She was a member of the New Life Christian Center at Morley...
James Stull (10/28/03)
ST. ANN - James Winzelo Stull, 72, died at 12:35 a.m. Oct. 27, 2003, at St. John's Mercy Medical Center in St. Louis. Born Jan. 17, 1931, in Gideon, son of the late Elvis D. and Omaleen Havens Stull, he was a warehouse foreman at Hussman Refrigeration and for Emerson Electric in St. ...
Hester Carter (10/28/03)
DEXTER - Hester E. Carter, 81, died Oct. 26, 2003, at Missouri Southern Healthcare. Born Nov. 18, 1921, in Bernie, daughter of the late Herman Dortha and Cordelia May Harvey Asher, she lived in Dexter for many years, where she served with the Dexter Nutrition Center, hospital auxiliary and American Legion auxiliary...
Raymond Ballard (10/28/03)
CHAFFEE - Raymond Lee Ballard, 71, died at 3:10 a.m. Oct. 27, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born July 13, 1932, in Ridgeway, son of the late Raymond H. and Eula Kitchen Ballard, he retired as an engineer for the Burlington Northern Railway Company in Chaffee. A U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War, he was a member of the First United Methodist Church and VFW Post 3127 in Chaffee...
Lucy Wilkins (10/28/03)
CHICAGO, Ill. - Lucy Wilkins, 55, formerly of Haywood City, Mo., died Oct. 17, 2003, in a Maywood hospital. Born April 18, 1948, in Scobba, Miss., daughter of Martha Sheron of Sikeston and the late Jeffero Adams, she lived in Chicago since 1966. She was employed by the Motorola Company for 17 years and was a member of the United Baptist Church of Chicago...
Pauline Frederick (10/28/03)
SCOTT CITY - Pauline Frederick, 65, died at 4 a.m. Oct. 23, 2003, at her home. Born May 24, 1938, at West Lebanon, Ind., daughter of the late Robert Myron and Nellie Margaret Kennedy Gore, she was a civil servant with the U.S. government. A member of the VFW Auxiliary for 40 years, she was a past president of the Pyramid Pals Club of Danville, Ill., treasurer for the NCO's club at New Ulm, Germany, served on the PTA board for Lion, Ill., and was a Girl Scout leader in Berkley, Mich...
Bud Endebrock (10/28/03)
QUINCY, Ill. - Douglas "Bud" Endebrock, 67, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died at 9:27 p.m. Oct. 25, 2003, at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. Born Oct. 19, 1936, in Meredosia, son of the late Roy and Lucille Perry Endebrock, he was a branch claims manager for American States Insurance Company until retiring in 1992. ...
Clara Enderle (10/28/03)
CHAFFEE - Clara Caroline Enderle, 88, died at 5:20 p.m. Oct. 27, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 12, 1915, in Chaffee, daughter of the late Killian and Ida Heisserer Glueck, she was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church, Daughters of St. Ambrose and VFW Post 3127 Ladies Auxiliary in Chaffee...
Thurman Beeson (10/28/03)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Thurman Beeson, 55, who died Oct. 26, 2003, will be: Mike Tucker, Abe Maclin, Max Tucker, Roger Moore, Steve Sullivan and Marty Rogers. Burial will follow at Garden of Memories Cemetery in Sikeston...
Births (Published 10/28) (10/28/03)
EAST PRAIRIE - Natasha Lynn Skelton is the mother of her first child, a daughter, born at 9:50 p.m. Sept. 17, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Luona Rose Skelton weighed 6 pounds, 5 ounces and was 18 1/2-inches long. Grandparents are Jeannie Lynn McLemore and Harvey J. McLemore...
Beeson-Woollums (10/28/03)
DEXTER -- Marcia Mays Beeson and Mark Woollums exchanged wedding vows in a 5 p.m. ceremony Oct. 4, 2003, at the First Christian Church in Dexter. The Rev. Vaughn Wright performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Emogean Mays of Sikeston and the late "Dick" Mays, and her husband is the son of Pauline Novy of Alton, Ill., and the late J.L. Woollums...
Childress-Sigman (10/28/03)
SIKESTON -- Mr. and Mrs. Joe Childress have announced the engagement of their daughter, Stephanie Lynn Childress, to Tim Sigman Jr., son of Tim Sigman Sr. of Arnold and Dawn Heigel of Mehlville. A 1999 graduate of Sikeston Senior High School, the future bride is a hair designer for the J.C. Penney Salon in Cape Girardeau...
Taxpayers foot bill for federal excess (10/28/03)
A new underground visitor center is under construction on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., to provide additional security and to provide a better "experience" for visitors to the halls of Congress. Problem is, of course, the original cost of the project was $265 million but the final price-tag looks to come in around $500 million. Now that says much about the spending habits that have our economy in the state it is in...
Your view: Effort appreciated (10/28/03)
This year is the 50th anniversary of the Veterans Day celebration. Bloomfield opened the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in order to honor and recognize America's 25 million living veterans and the millions who sacrificed their lives to protect and preserve our country...
Speakout 10/28 (10/28/03)
Why is it that no dentists in this area take Medicaid. Many in this area cannot afford to buy private insurance. However if you need dental work, that's just too bad. You can't find anyone around here who will take it. Why? We had this issue a few months ago. Dr. William Dillon accepts Medicaid and is taking new patients. Call his office at 471-4335....