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Stories from Monday, November 17, 2003

Small towns lead way in Bootheel's recycling efforts (11/17/03)
PORTAGEVILLE - "I hate to say it, but we are a wasteful nation," lamented Darrell Brown, Portageville city superintendent. "We throw away anything and everything." That's the bad news, but there is some good news. Residents of Portageville and more and more communities in Southeast Missouri are starting to do their part for the environment and recycle...
Lots of ways to recycle (11/17/03)
In 2002, Missourians threw away 1.09 tons of waste per person which is down from 1.33 tons per person in 1990. However, the amount of trash generated statewide has increased from 10.6 million tons in 2001 to 10.9 million tons in 2002. The Missouri Department of Natural Resources offers these tips for recycling:...
Suspect commits suicide (11/17/03)
STEELE - A Pemiscot County man wanted on parole violation apparently killed himself rather than surrender to authorities. Pemiscot County Sheriff Terry Greenwall said at about 11:30 p.m. Saturday a deputy observed the door open at a house on Highway F near Holland. When the deputy stopped to investigate, he was met at the front door by Lester D. Nichols, 25, of Steele...
Child hit by vehicle (11/17/03)
MORLEY -- A 1-year-old Scott County boy received serious injuries after being struck by a moving vehicle Saturday. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol at 6 p.m. on Scott County Road 91 inside the Morley city limits, an accident occurred as child-pedestrian Rayne M. Nauert of Morley ran into the path of the vehicle driven by Clint B. Roderick, 39, of Scott City...
TRCC holds off Lewis & Clark for 1,000th win (11/17/03)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Win No. 1,000 was safe in Dereke Tipler's hands. Tipler was his clutch self down the stretch Saturday night, coming up with one big play after another to help No. 12 Three Rivers escape with an 86-82 victory against Lewis & Clark. Tipler had four steals in the final minutes and hit six consecutive free throws in the final 22 seconds as the Raiders secured a historic win...
Jim Cox (11/17/03)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services conducted at 11 a.m. today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for James E. "Jim" Cox Sr., 61, who died Nov. 14, 2003, were: John E. Harper Jr., Glenn Matthews III, Dr. Loring Helfrich, Bob Carr, Marshall Heisler, Dean Wethington, Tom Nunnelee, James E. Cox III and William Cox...
Sally Elrod (11/17/03)
EAST PRAIRIE - Sally G. Elrod, 85, died at 4:10 a.m. Nov. 17, 2003, at the Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are pending at Shelby Funeral Home, where services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday.
Dockey Curtis (11/17/03)
MARSTON - Dockey Vester Curtis, 102, died Nov. 16, 2003, at the Beverly Healthcare Center in New Madrid. Born June 24, 1901, at Humphrey County, Tenn., son of the late Silas Nathan and Janie Stuart Curtis, he had been a mail carrier in the Marston area for many years...
Mildred Renfro (11/17/03)
DEXTER - Mildred Louise Renfro, 70, died Nov. 14, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 7, 1933, in Essex, daughter of the late Eugene and Ida Mae Cole Lane, she was a member of New Hope Baptist Church in Pollard, Ark. She was a hostess for Bill's Cafe in Bloomfield and Hickory Log Restaurant in Dexter before retiring...
Katie Parr (11/17/03)
BENTON - Mary Katlyn Clara "Katie" Parr, 8-week-old daughter of George Arthur Parr III and Darlla Jean Eschman Jines of Benton, died at 5:31 a.m. Nov. 15, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 18, 2003, in Sikeston...
Helen Moore (11/17/03)
NEW MADRID - Helen Moore, 80, died Nov. 16, 2003, the at Beverly Healthcare Center in New Madrid. Arrangements are incomplete at Richards Funeral Home.
Births (published 11/17) (11/17/03)
CHARLESTON - Delicia Antlea Spence and George Oliver Moore are the parents of their second child, first daughter, born at 2:55 p.m. Oct. 7, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Za'Tyriana Anazhia Chefon Moore weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces and was 18 1/2-inches long...
Looking Back (11/17/03)
MORLEY - Mr. and Mrs. Frank Aldridge are the parents of a daughter born in Cape Girardeau Sunday. --- SIKESTON - We wish to announce that we have leased the North "Y" Cafe to Mr. and Mrs. H.C. Fisher. We are still serving you as usual at the North "Y" Service Station. Mr. and Mrs. J.H. Holloman...
Speakout 11/17 (11/17/03)
I am concerned about our Sikeston car buyers. You must be made aware of the used car you purchased. I went to a Sikeston used car dealer and was almost ripped off. I called Jefferson City and was told that I have 60 days to return a no-good vehicle. So, please, be aware of this. Call the Complainant's Department in Jefferson City if you have had a problem like this...