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Stories from Tuesday, November 18, 2003

Shooting injures woman in Miner (11/18/03)
MINER -- A female remains in stable condition after she was shot by her friend's husband in Miner early today. Scott County Sheriff Bill Ferrell said his deputies were called to assist the Miner Police Department after a female was reported shot in their city. The victim was transported to Missouri Delta Medical Center and treated for a single gun shot wound to the chest...
Council addresses insurance, tax proposals (11/18/03)
SIKESTON - Despite another hike in health insurance rates, the city will be able to keep deductibles at $500 for another six months. During a special meeting Monday, Council members renewed the city's health insurance contract with Blue Cross Blue Shield and agreed to not raise the deductible to $1,000 as planned...
Filing deadline is today (11/18/03)
SIKESTON - Incumbents in two of the three City Council races will have opposition in their bids for re-election at the April 6 election. Jerry Pullen, incumbent, and Richard Wrather have filed for the Ward 1 seat. Incumbent Sue Rogers and William Stokes have filed for the at-large seat. Also filed for re-election is Michael Harris in Ward 4...
SPS health services now online (11/18/03)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston Public Schools Health Services' new Web site is up and running, ready to assist any student, parent or staff member looking for answers to health-related questions. Developing a Web site was one of the department's goals for the 2002-2003 school year, and last week, it became a reality...
Soccer team wins tournament (11/18/03)
The Sikeston Black first and second grade soccer team took first place in the CAYSA Soccer Tournament in Cape Girardeau. The team placed second in the Sikeston Tournament earlier this month. Team members are front row, from left: Caleb Hampton, Chase Davis, Bryant Decota, Chase Baran, Seth Williams and Zack Stinnett; back row: Austin Erwin, Zachary Harrison, Brandon Houseman, Colton Black and Seth Ressel. Coaches: Phil Black and Jason Erwin...
Helen Moore (11/18/03)
NEW MADRID - Mary Helen Moore Lane, 80, died Nov. 16, 2003, at the Beverly Healthcare Center in New Madrid. Born July 9, 1923, in New Madrid, she was the daughter of the late Newton and Gussie Croach Moore. Her husband, Sam Lane, preceded her in death...
Julia Bascom (11/18/03)
DEXTER - Julia Ann Bascom, 98, died Nov. 15, 2003, at Missouri Southern Healthcare. Born Oct. 21, 1905, in Broseley, daughter of the late James W. and Elizabeth Mayberry Bates, she was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Dexter. She was preceded in death by her husbands, W.D. Hibler and Tom Bascom...
Margaret Carroll (11/18/03)
DEXTER - Margaret A. Carroll died Nov. 16, 2003, in Yuma, Ariz., of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Arrangements are incomplete at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter.
Sally Elrod (11/18/03)
EAST PRAIRIE - Sally G. Elrod, 85, died at 4:10 a.m. Nov. 17, 2003, at the Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Born Aug. 13, 1918, near Wyatt, daughter of the late Lee and Rosie Johnson Forrester, she lived in Mississippi County most of her life. She had been a waitress for the Charleston Cafe...
Colten Stoker (11/18/03)
DEXTER - Colten Lee Edward Stoker, son of Ben Stoker and Lacy Eakes of Dexter, died at birth Nov. 17, 2003, at Three Rivers Healthcare North Campus in Poplar Bluff. Other survivors include: one brother, Taylor Jordan Sanders of Dexter; paternal grandparents, Linda and Odell Stoker of Essex; maternal grandparents, James Eakes and Tammie Keeler of Dexter; maternal great-grandparents Billy and Diane Brooks of Phenix City, Ala.; and several aunts, uncles and cousins...
Frank Stanley (11/18/03)
LONOKE, Ark. - Frank Stanley, 70, died Nov. 17, 2003, at University Hospital in Little Rock. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston, Mo.
James Seay (11/18/03)
SIKESTON - James M. Seay, 59, died Nov. 18, 2003, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Mamie Dell (11/18/03)
POPLAR BLUFF - Mamie Pearl Dell, 95, died Nov. 17, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 22, 1908, at Moark, Ark., daughter of the late John "Bode" and Tillie Jane Strong Avery, she was of the Baptist belief. On April 5, 1927, at Corning, Ark., she married Charlie M. Dell who preceded her in death on July 14, 1975...
Lena Lind (11/18/03)
DEXTER - Eva Lena Lind, 74, died Nov. 15, 2003, at the Baptist Hospital in Pensacola, Fla. Born Jan. 1, 1929, in Bloomfield, daughter of the late Lyman Dillard and Amy Lincoln Graves, she had worked at the A&P Grocery Store and for the International Hat Factory in Dexter before retiring...
Births (published 11/18) (11/18/03)
EAST PRAIRIE - Stacey Nichole Loflin is the mother of her first child, a daughter, born at 11:59 a.m. Oct. 8, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Nevaeh Marie Loflin weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces. Grandparents are Betty Brown and Jimmie Loflin...
Rowe - Carr (11/18/03)
COLUMBIA -- Pamela Marie Rowe and James Michael Carr were married July 19, 2003, at the First Christian Church in Columbia. The Rev. Dr. Kenneth Watson performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Tim and Karen Savage of Belton and James and Theresa Rowe of Arnold. Parents of the bridegroom are Ed and Mary Ellen Carr of Sikeston...
Marshall-Brown (11/18/03)
CHARLESTON -- Mr. and Mrs. Ed Marshall III have announced the engagement of their daughter, Ann Katherine "Katie," to Dr. Hunter Brown of Boca Raton, Fla., son of Mrs. Richard Brown and the late Richard Bentley Brown. The future bride received a Bachelor of Science in nursing from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville and is a registered nurse of emergency medicine in South Florida...
Simmons - Beudean (11/18/03)
ST. LOUIS -- Clifford Simmons of Camdenton, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Beaudean of Sikeston and Mr. and Mrs. William McIlroy of Bowling Green, have announced the engagement of their children, Natalea Renee Simmons and Marland David Beaudean. The future bride received a Bachelor of Science in accounting from the University of Missouri and an executive Master of Business Administration from the Washington University Knight Center School of Business. ...
Local couple marks 60th anniversary (11/18/03)
BERTRAND -- Friends and relatives of Mr. and Mrs. John Albert Peters Sr. of Bertrand gathered Oct. 19 to honor the couple with a 60th anniversary celebration. The parents of 12 children have 26 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and one great-grand child...
Looking Back 11/18 (11/18/03)
SIKESTON - Mrs. F.S. Winford, who has been living in Memphis, Tenn., the past year, has accepted a position as saleslady at the Vogue Dress Shop and assumed her duties there Monday morning. SIKESTON - Three does were shot in 15 minutes by three Sikeston deer hunters Saturday morning. One of the hunters was 14-year-old Barry Greer, who killed a deer with his first shot on his first deer hunting trip...
Presidential primary system is flawed (11/18/03)
Presidential primary elections may soon become extinct - losing a battle against tight state budgets and a public who firmly believes the process is flawed and offers few if any real answers or positions from the candidates. Take this year's Democratic primary field. Read all you want and you'll find that the entire crew of hopefuls is firmly against anything offered by the current administration. Beyond that, you'll know little...
Speakout 11/18 (11/18/03)
This is in regard to the survey they took in Sikeston that I read in the Nov. 9 paper. I'd like to know when this survey took place because I certainly didn't know about it and would have loved to have filled one out. It seems to me all Sikeston wants to do is to move all poor people out of town. ...