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Stories from Tuesday, January 13, 2004

Four arrested in local drug bust (01/13/04)
SIKESTON -- Four people are in the Scott County Jail on drug-related charges stemming from a weekend search warrant. Arrested were, Christy Pierce, 27, of Portageville, charged with possession of a controlled substance; Connie Floyd, 43, of Sikeston, charged with attempting to distribute a controlled substance; Steve Lawrence, 39, of New Madrid, charged with possession of a controlled substance with the intent to distribute; and Kathy Atkinson, 37, of Rhome, Texas, charged with drug trafficking in the first degree. ...
Warmer weather (01/13/04)
Paige McElwain, a kindergarten student at SEMO Christian Academy, plays outside Monday afternoon. With temperatures above 50, area residents were enjoying outside activities.
Girl Scouts out in force selling cookies (01/13/04)
SIKESTON -- Anyone whose stockpile of Girl Scout cookies is running a little low is in luck. For the next two weeks, local Girl Scouts will make phone calls or go door-to-door, selling their merchandise to those with a sweet tooth. And often times, it's the buyers who come to the Girl Scouts for their favorite cookies...
Wrestlers grab third dual victory (01/13/04)
NEW MADRID -- Sikeston's wrestling team made quick work of New Madrid County Central on Monday night, beating the Eagles 60-16. The Bulldogs lost just two individual matches, improving its dual record to 3-2. "We came off of a pretty good tournament on Saturday, and having to make weight two days later is kind of tough sometimes," said Sikeston coach Chris Hodgkiss. "The guys came out and wrestled hard tonight. I was pleased with our overall effort."...
Eighth graders top Charleston (01/13/04)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston's eighth grade basketball team rolled over Charleston on Monday night, 62-36. Tommy Strong scored 20 points and Brandon Washington added 18 as the Bullpups improved to 3-5 on the season. "I think we're starting to figure out who needs the ball," said Sikeston coach Kevin Self. "(Charleston) lost a couple of post people, and Tommy and Brandon were able to really score at will down in the blocks."...
Lady Hawks win (01/13/04)
CHAFFEE -- No. 2 Kelly routed No. 7 East Prairie 70-27 as the Scott-Mississippi Conference tournament tipped off in Chaffee. Kelly Essner led the Hawks with 29 points, Ann Buchheit had 12 and Rachel Kline added 10. In the JV tournament, Chaffee beat East Prairie 40-14 and Delta beat Scott County Central 59-25...
Sikeston defense turns up heat (01/13/04)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston's girls basketball team posted its eighth win of the season on Monday, overwhelming Caruthersville 54-26. The Lady Bulldogs won the game on the defensive side of the ball, forcing 21 turnovers while limiting the Lady Tigers to just nine field goals...
Stevie Taylor (01/13/04)
BATON ROUGE, La. -- Stevie Taylor, 45, formerly of Lilbourn, Mo., died Jan. 13, 2004, as a result of a cerebral hemorrhage. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home in Lilbourn.
Helen Duenne (01/13/04)
CHARLESTON -- Helen Faust Duenne, 72, died at 3:55 p.m. Jan. 12, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Dec. 28, 1931, in Huffman, Ark., daughter of the late John Thomas and Mollie Barnes Faust, she had lived in Mississippi County most of her life where she was a member of the St. Henry Catholic Church in Charleston and Daughters of Isabella...
Charles Collins (01/13/04)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Edwin "Charles" Collins, 75, died Jan. 11, 2004, at his home. Born Oct. 6, 1928, at Akin, Ill., son of the late Jessie and Lucille Riddle Collins, he retired from Plastene Supply after 27 years. A graduate of Benton High School in Benton, Ill., he was a member of the Church of Christ in Portageville...
Esther Boyer (01/13/04)
DEXTER -- Esther Boyer, 89, died Jan. 11, 2004, at her home. Born May 28, 1914, at Dexter, daughter of the late Richard and Nellie Broska Seeburger, she was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Dexter and previously co-owned Boyer's Cleaners in Dexter with her husband for 47 years...
Kyrous Streeter (01/13/04)
ORAN -- Kyrous Mabrey Streeter, 86, died Jan. 11, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born April 1, 1917, at Calhoun County, Miss., son of the late T.H. and Kate Cooper Streeter, he was a retired farmer and had been appointed by the Secretary of Agriculture to the National Cotton Council and the State Soil and Water Board. He was of the Baptist belief...
Births (Published 1/13) (01/13/04)
ADVANCE - Jamie Lee Goolsby and Laura Ann DeLay are the parents of their second daughter, born at 8:21 a.m. Dec. 20, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Paige Reanne Goolsby weighed 5 pounds, 14 ounces and was 19-inches long. Maternal grandparents are Darrell DeLay of Advance and Sharon DeLay of Bell City...
Bolt-Stallings (01/13/04)
FREDERICKSBURG, Texas -- Carrie Alison Bolt and Timothy Andrew Stallings exchanged wedding vows in a 6:30 p.m. ceremony Aug. 31, 2003, in Fredericksburg. The Rev Don Kennedy performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Leroy and Rhonda Bolt of Abilene and Cheryl and Raymond Maxwell of Warrensburg, Mo...
Kuse-Shurtz (01/13/04)
CAMDENTON -- Mike and Lynn Kuse have announced the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Kay, to Ryan Lee Shurtz, son of Roseann Story of New Madrid and Roger Shurtz of Breese, Ill. A 1995 graduate of Camdenton High School, the future bride received a Bachelor of Science in accounting in 1999 from Southwest Missouri State University in Springfield. She is a certified public accountant for the finance department of an international construction company...
Looking Back 1/13 (01/13/04)
SIKESTON - Resuming the season after three weekends without a game, the Sikeston Basketeers traveled to Charleston to overpower the Bluejays 30-12 Friday night. Paced by forward Walker, who dunked 14 points through the opposition hoop, the Bulldogs took an early lead from the Charleston quintet...
Bad advice will not help Bush campaign (01/13/04)
National political pundits and polls clearly indicate President George W. Bush should have a fairly easy re-election bid come November given the slate of potential Democratic opposition. Now nothing is a guarantee in the world of politics, as you well know, and President Bush hasn't helped himself in recent days. From my view, it's time for Bush to surround himself with a few new advisors. The current crop are not pleasing conservatives by any means...
Speakout 1/13 (01/13/04)
Yes I was talking about the city manager, Doug Friend, and the money. Why do we need a city manager when we have a mayor. I thought that is why we had a mayor for. We don't need a city manager and a mayor too. We need one of them. The mayor is making more money than the city manager is making. We need to do away with the city manager and just get the mayor in and make him do the job that he is suppose to be doing...