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Stories from Tuesday, November 4, 2003

RiverTrek (11/04/03)
The Chattanooga Star Riverboat paddles up the Mississippi River Monday with students and teachers from the New Madrid Immaculate Conception School. The Chattanooga Star, part of RiverTrek which is an educational program that takes students cruising on their regional waterways, was in New Madrid Saturday through Monday...
Future nurses move into new home (11/04/03)
SIKESTON -- Students and faculty of the Sikeston Public Schools Practical Nurse Program moved into a new home Monday -- and right into the heart of Sikeston's medical community. Located on the second floor of the two-story Sikeston Jaycee Regional Dialysis Center, the nursing school consists of three classrooms, one 20-station computer lab, a skills lab and a library...
Sonny's contracted for another three years (11/04/03)
SIKESTON - Sonny's Solid Waste will provide solid waste collection services in Sikeston for another three years. The Sikeston City Council awarded the three-year contract to Sonny's during the regular Sikeston City Council meeting Monday. Tom Bridger, public works director, said that in addition to offering the lowest bid of $10.35 per household for collection, transportation and disposal of residential and public property solid waste materials within the incorporated city limits, Sonny's Solid Waste also offered in their bid to provide 20 30-yard roll-off boxes and two 40-yard boxes for a citywide cleanup during each of the contract years.. ...
More developments approved at meeting (11/04/03)
SIKESTON - More developments within Sikeston were approved Monday during the City Council's regular meeting. A rezoning request from AG (agricultural open space) to O-1 (office district) for a 3.28 acre tract of land on the north end of Sikeston on the east side of Highway 61 known as the Fairfield Subdivision's 6th Addition was approved along with a subdivision request...
Robbery attempt is foiled (11/04/03)
SIKESTON -- Quick reactions from officers with the Sikeston Department of Public Safety and Sikeston citizens led to an arrest of a St. Louis man Saturday afternoon. According to DPS reports, Robert Peaks Jr. entered U-Pump-It around 1:45 p.m. Saturday and after acting as if he was purchasing an item, pulled a knife on the clerk and demanded money...
First day of practice (11/04/03)
Sikeston basketball coach Gregg Holifield talks to his players during the first varsity practice on Monday at the Field House. Pictured from left are assistant coach Brian James, Andrew Sales, Holifield, Kash Bratcher, Josh Alvarado, Johnny Bland and Julian Beard. The Bulldogs will open the 2003-04 season on Nov. 25, hosting Blytheville...
SHS runner qualifies for state cross country meet (11/04/03)
POTOSI -- Sikeston's Clay Lincoln qualified for state by placing 11th in the Class 3, District 1 cross country meet at Potosi on Saturday. Last year Lincoln was the first freshman from Sikeston to ever qualify for the state meet. Now this year he becomes the first runner from SHS to ever qualify his freshman and sophomore years. And he did it this year with a less than stellar race by his standards...
Notre Dame shuts out Sikeston soccer team in Class 2, District 1 tournament (11/04/03)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Sikeston saw its soccer season come to an end on Monday, losing 4-0 to Notre Dame in the Class 2, District 1 tournament. The Bulldogs trailed just 1-0 at halftime but were never able get on track offensively. "It was a rough game," said Sikeston coach Derrick Long. ...
Three Kelly cross country runners qualify for state (11/04/03)
ST. LOUIS -- Kelly's Michael Glastetter took first place in the Class 2, District 1 cross country meet at Jefferson Barracks Park on Saturday. Glastetter finished with a time of 17:29, beating out teammate Trey Simmons, who came in third place with a time of 17:34...
Elmo Westmoland (11/04/03)
EAST PRAIRIE - Elmo Westmoland, 86, formerly of Sikeston, died at 12:15 a.m. Nov. 2, 2003, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Born June 7, 1917, in Matthews to the late Sim and Rose Ellen Chaffin Westmoland, he had lived in East Prairie since 1986 when he moved from Sikeston where he was a retired custodian for the Sikeston Public Schools. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in East Prairie...
Terry Lynn (11/04/03)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Terry Vernon Lynn II, 26, of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, Nov. 1, 2003, in Cape Girardeau. Born April 26, 1977, at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas, son of Terry Vernon Lynn and Theresa Gaye Harris Steagall, Terry attended high school in Conyers, Ga., where he excelled in baseball, pitching a no-hit complete game. ...
Janice Turner (11/04/03)
SIKESTON -- Janice Turner, 53, formerly of East Prairie#, died at 12:48 p.m. Nov. 3, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Friends may call after 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie, where services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Thursday. The Rev. Lloyd Lathum will officiate...
Becky Glueck (11/04/03)
ORAN - Becky Lu Glueck, 48, died Nov. 3, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 10, 1955, in Franklin, Neb., to Jacqueline Netz McAtee of Greenville and the late Ralph Loyal McAtee Sr., she was the secretary for the Guardian Angel Catholic School and the Guardian Angel Catholic Credit Union in Oran. A member of the Guardian Angel Catholic Church in Oran, she was also a member of the St. Ann Sodality...
Angela Byrd (11/04/03)
NEW MADRID - Angela Sue Byrd, 29, died Nov. 2, 2003, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born March 15, 1974, at St. Louis, daughter of Gary Dean Byrd of Greenville and Karan Campbell Byrd of New Madrid, she attended the Kenny Rogers Children's Center and was a former poster child for the center...
Births (Published 11/4) (11/04/03)
LILBOURN - George and Sonya Beck are the parents of their third child, first son, born at 8:20 a.m. July 14, 2003, at Missouri De#lta Medical Center in Sikeston. Nathan Ryan Beck weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces and was 18-inches long. Mrs. Beck is the daughter of Stanley and Sarah Carr...
Sager-Coleman (11/04/03)
GATLINBURG, Tenn. --Michael Carl Coleman and Katrina Larese Sager were united in marriage June 6, 2003, at the Smokey Mountain Chapel in Gatlinburg. The bride is the daughter of Gary and Bobbie Sager of Charleston. Her grandparents are Sadie Triplett of Charleston and the late Willie Triplett Sr. and Henry and Remitte Sager...
Nowell-Courtois (11/04/03)
NEW MADRID -- Mike and Jane Barnes and Rick and Cindy Nowell have announced the engagement of their daughter, Allison Michelle Nowell, to David James Courtois, son of Jimmy and Donna Courtois of Lilbourn. A 2001 graduate of Mississippi State University, where she earned a bachelor of science degree in elementary education, the future bride is a fourth grade teacher for the New Madrid County R-1 School District...
Looking Back 11/4 (11/04/03)
SIKESTON - Mrs. Edith Swinney was given a surprise dinner by a group of friends on Oct. 21 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Buel Sizemore in honor of her birthday. --- BLODGETT - Pauline Stanfill of Benton was a guest of Mrs. E.J. Neinstedt Monday evening at dinner...
Connections garner a lighter sentence (11/04/03)
For those convinced there is unequal justice in our society, the following case may give them ample ammunition. The case involves a troubled man with a powerful father. Unfortunately, it seems in this case, the power of the father has provided his son with opportunities afforded few others. And in a nutshell, it stinks...
Speakout 11/4 (11/04/03)
I read a SpeakOut on Oct. 27 that said, "Hey, Mike, why weren't you bad-mouthing Rush Limbaugh?" To this person, Mike is probably a Republican. So what? In my opinion, Rush Limbaugh is no different than Jesse Jackson or Al Sharpton. Put them all together and they all stink; they're all full of crap. ...