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Stories from Friday, November 21, 2003

Teachers honored as part of education week (11/21/03)
SIKESTON -- American Education Week kicked off Monday, and what better way to honor teachers than to take a walk in their shoes, which is exactly what some members of Sikeston Senior High School's Future Teachers of America did Thursday. Senior Kirk Butler helped second grade students at Matthews Elementary learn about inputs and outputs during their math lesson. He also passed out English worksheets and read the announcements to the students...
Chamber gets look at DPS in Sikeston (11/21/03)
SIKESTON - Through a series of photos, Sikeston Department of Public Safety Director Drew Juden showed what his department is today. Then Juden asked the members of the Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce what they would like DPS to become. "It is up to you what we are to be," stated the DPS chief. "We have made great strides in the last few years and to continue, it will take money and support."...
Robbery suspect caught in Miner (11/21/03)
MINER - A woman is in custody at the Miner Police Station after being arrested for bank robbery. Miner police responded at approximately 3:40 p.m. when a call was placed from the First National Bank in Miner advising the bank had been robbed and the suspect had fled the bank...
Competition practice (11/21/03)
The Sikeston Senior High School cheerleaders perform their state contest routine before several hundred people Thursday night at the Sikeston Field House. The cheerleaders will be competiting at the State Cheerleading Competition in Columbia Saturday...
County asking for reimbursement from St. James Drainage District (11/21/03)
CHARLESTON - St. James Drainage District officials will either reimburse Mississippi County for mowing and excavation assistance or can kiss county help goodbye. County Clerk Junior DeLay confirmed during Thursday's County Commission meeting that Treasurer Sandra DeField has billed the district, and that a bill dated March 8, 2001, for $2,500 is still outstanding. "She said they never pay," DeLay said. "She said she sent it several times."...
Dawson falls back to 71st in Championship Tour qualifier (11/21/03)
CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. -- Sikeston native Tom Dawson fired an 80 in the third round of the Champions Tour's 2003 National Qualifying Tournament on Thursday, falling back to 71st place overall with a three-day score of 226. The 49-year-old needs a spectacular round today in the final round for any shot at earning full exemption on the Champions Tour next season...
Perfect game (11/21/03)
Bill Cashmer, owner of the Sikeston Bowling Center, congratulates Donnie Nelson for a perfect game he bowled on Nov. 13. Standing from left are Cashmer, Nelson, and 300 Club sponsors Lisa Wood and Aaron Wood.
Bernice Carter (11/21/03)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services conducted Thursday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Bernice M. Carter, 78, who died Nov. 18, 2003, were: Jimmy Cantrell, Daryl Wethington, Willie Showmaker, Dean Spurlock, Woody Smith and Mike Nelson.
Margaret Carroll (11/21/03)
DEXTER - Margaret A. Carroll, 74, died Nov. 16, 2003, in Yuma, Ariz. Born July 30, 1929, in Quincy, Ill., daughter of Mary Alma Daniels Keller of Bonne Terre, Mo., and the late Leonard A. Keller, she lived in Southeast Missouri most of her life. She was a cook for Richland Schools before retiring and a member of VFW Post 7822 Ladies Auxiliary and Bible Way Fellowship Church of Dexter...
Flora Frymire (11/21/03)
BLOOMFIELD - Flora May Frymire, 69, died Nov. 19, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 28, 1934, in Grassy, daughter of the late Vader and Sally Pigg Blocker, she lived in the Bloomfield area most of her life. She was a cook for Hester's Cafe for many years and member of the Bible Tabernacle Church in Bloomfield...
Lillian Capps (11/21/03)
SIKESTON - Lillian M. Capps, 89, died at 11 p.m. Nov. 20, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Feb. 26, 1914, in Essex, daughter of the late Alonzo and Katherine Mann Hawley, she lived in Sikeston since 1947. A member of Fellowship Baptist Church since 1955, she was also a member of VFW Post 3174 Ladies Auxiliary...
Frank Stanley (11/21/03)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services conducted at 1 p.m. today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Frank A. Stanley, 70, of Lonoke, Ark., and formerly of Sikeston, who died Nov. 17, 2003, were: Bob Simpson, Leon Williams, Larry Gardner, Charles Gardner, James Warren and Jerry Maclin...
Births (published 11/21) (11/21/03)
PORTAGEVILLE - Derik and Bridgette Bland are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 12:48 p.m. Oct. 7, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Hailey Rebecca Bland weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 18 3/4-inches long. Mrs. Bland, daughter of Harold and Linda Haygood and Judy Hatsell, is a carrier for the Standard Democrat...
Looking Back 11/21 (11/21/03)
SIKESTON -The Dye Hotel at Kingshighway and Malone was sold last week by George Dye to Marvin Ralph. The property was an investment property at a reported sale price of $18,000. --- SIKESTON - Mrs. E.D. Moore entertained at a party Monday afternoon in honor of her son, Marshall's seventh birthday anniversary...
A day to remember: November 22, 1963 (11/21/03)
Tomorrow marks the 40th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. For those of my generation and the one that preceded ours, Nov. 22, 1963, will forever remain a vivid memory. Earlier generations talk of Dec. 7, 1941, - the bombing of Pearl Harbor or Aug. 6, 1945, - the bombing of Hiroshima that effectively ended World War II. Perhaps today's generation will live with the memory of Sept. 11, 2001...
Your view: MoDOT responds (11/21/03)
A recent editorial said the report of a citizen advisory panel reviewing the Missouri Department of Transportation is "an excellent starting point." I hope you're right. As MoDOT's director, I agree that we've got to study the report carefully, fix what we can and move forward to address our state's transportation needs...
Speakout (11/21) (11/21/03)
Someone asked in SpeakOut if the United Way is a contributor to the American Civil Liberties Union. The answer is no. We have never supported the ACLU to my knowledge and they have never been a member of the United Way of Sikeston. - Glenna Shy, United Way campaign director...