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Stories from Monday, January 19, 2004

Suspects in bank robbery are captured (01/19/04)
SEATTLE -- Three suspects in the Jan. 12 armed robbery of the Bank of America branch at 800 N. Kingshighway in Cape Girardeau were captured Sunday on the West Coast, according to the FBI. Derek E. "Rio" Riggs, 24, of Bloomfield, Ill., Dareme P. "Sammy" Tipler, 24, and Corey D. "Blue" or "Komo" Lyons, 30, both of Charleston, Mo., were captured after a standoff with police and FBI agents at Embassy Suites Hotel in Bellevue, Wash., a city just east of Seattle...
Concentration (01/19/04)
A participant in the Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest shoots a ball during practice Sunday. Several hopeful basketball players from around the area participated in the event.
Two are arrested in double homicide (01/19/04)
CARUTHERSVILLE - A father and son are in custody for the shooting death of two brothers. Pemiscot County Sheriff Tommy Greenwell reported his department received a 9-1-1 call at 2:23 p.m. Sunday reporting a shooting at residence at 1425 County Highway 563, which is located on the Missouri-Arkansas line...
Charity was student's motive for haircut (01/19/04)
SIKESTON - Sikeston High School senior Josh Clark has turned more than a few heads lately. After three years without shear or shaver, Clark, 17, finally tamed his once foot-long mane. He is now completely bald. "Everyone wants to feel my head," said Clark, describing his classmates' reaction to his new coiffeur...
Weeks sets record as Bulldogs take fourth in tourney (01/19/04)
ST. CHARLES - The Sikeston Bulldogs wrestling team took fourth place in the 12-team St. Charles Tournament over the weekend. The Bulldogs finished with 224 points. Troy took first place with 382.5 points. MICDS finished in second with 249 points and Windsor took third with 241 points...
Morris Jones (01/19/04)
SIKESTON - Morris Jones, 79, died Jan. 17, 2004, at his home in Sikeston. Born March 22, 1925, in Sikeston to the late Harry and Opal Griggs Jones, he was a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving on the Bellawood aircraft carrier during World War II and was a member of the Mount Calvary Baptist Church. He worked as a local truck driver in St. Louis and Kansas City before retiring...
Virginia Phillips (01/19/04)
DEXTER -- Virginia Phillips, 77, died Jan. 17, 2004, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Born Sept. 13, 1926, at Burlington, Colo., daughter of the late Lee and Lydia Denton Ramsey, she was a former inspector for Elder Manufacturing Co. in Dexter and Bloomfield...
Chris Wickam-Maglone (01/19/04)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Christopher Alan Wickam-Maglone, 30, died at 9:09 p.m. Jan. 17, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 8, 1973, to Beverly Darlene Maglone Jackson of Granite City, Ill., and the late Terry Lee Wickam, he was a carpenter employed with Flora Daniels Construction...
Mattie Sims (01/19/04)
GORDONVILLE - Mattie Mae Sims, 77, formerly of Portageville, died Jan. 17, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 15, 1926, in Concord, daughter of the late Richard Robert and Avery Ellen Summers Mullins, she was a member of the Calvary United Pentecostal Church in Jackson...
Opal Miller (01/19/04)
DEXTER -- Opal Duley Miller, 89, died Jan. 18, 2004, at Crowley Ridge Care Center at Dexter. Born April 10, 1914, at Bloomfield, daughter of the late William and Grayce Chasteen Fulkerson, she was a member of the First General Baptist Church at Dexter and formerly employed as the nurse for Dr. Robert Jibben in Dexter...
Pearl Hampton (01/19/04)
CARROLLTON, Texas - Pearl S. Hampton, 91, died Jan. 18, 2004, at her daughter's residence in Carrollton. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston, Mo.
Earnest Grim (01/19/04)
VAN BUREN - Earnest L. Grim, 76, formerly of Dexter and Oakland, Mich., died Jan. 16, 2004, at his home. Born Sept. 22, 1927, at Essex, son of the late Alt and Minnie Newell Grim, he was a member of the South Van Buren General Baptist Church in Van Buren, a former 30-year employee of General Motors at Pontiac, Mich., and a veteran of the U.S. Army...
Fred Siebert (01/19/04)
CHAFFEE - Fred M. Siebert, 86, died Jan. 19, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Ruby Varnon (01/19/04)
BENTON - Ruby Pearl Varnon, 90, died Jan. 19, 2004, at the Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Marion Wheeler (01/19/04)
LILBOURN - Marion Edward Wheeler, 71, died Jan. 16, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born July 21, 1932, to the late William and Beulah Wheeler, he was employed as a roofer. He was married to Lillian Wheeler, who preceded him in death on Sept. 8, 1997...
Looking Back 1/19 (01/19/04)
SIKESTON - Invitations were received in Sikeston Wednesday to the wedding reception of Miss Betty Gross and James Paul Wallace. CHARLESTON - Voters of the Texas Bend School District in Mississippi County, in an election held Tuesday, defeated a proposal to join the Charleston R-1 District, 42-21...
Your view: Thanks for support (01/19/04)
I would like to thank the following people for their donations and support in making the 30th anniversary of the Sikeston Nutrition Center a great success: Mrs. Bernard C. Rice, Reliable Life Insurance, First State Bank and Trust Co. Inc., Health Facilities Management Corporation, Sikeston Cleaners, Dr. ...
Speakout 1/19 (01/19/04)
The title of the Dec. 28 front page, lead story, "Experts: Money doesn't equal performance" must have been misprinted because more than two times as many white, third grade students in Clayton, where more money was spent per student, scored proficient on the standardized test than white students in Festus, where less money was spent. ...