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Stories from Thursday, January 22, 2004

Tetra-Pak to receive more work from Mexico (01/22/04)
SIKESTON - The printing press rolled off piece after piece in bright blues on a white background. Workers gathered round to check the quality of their work which touted "alpura Clasica" and "Leche entera pasteurizada adicionada con vitaminas A y D."...
Department moves to new site (01/22/04)
SIKESTON - For some, moving is a bittersweet experience - but not for the Scott County Health Department's Sikeston office. "We won't miss the old facility at all," said Barry Cook, administrator of the Scott County Health Department. Having been with the department for 15 years, Cook became administrator about four years ago...
Prison guard is facing drug charges (01/22/04)
CHARLESTON - A prison guard is charged with two felonies after being after being arrested this weekend for his part in a drug distribution operation at the Southeast Correction Center. J.E. Gray, 33, of Clarkton was arrested on a warrant Sunday for events occurring Saturday. He remains in custody at the Mississippi County Detention Center on $50,000 bond...
Many file for board openings (01/22/04)
SIKESTON -- Area voters will have plenty of candidates to choose from come election time April 6 as they vote for the people they feel will best serve their schools. Filing ended at 5 p.m. Tuesday for those seeking election to vacancies on their respective school boards -- a job that requires a lot of time and work without monetary pay, educators say...
Eighth graders defeated (01/22/04)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Sikeston's eighth grade basketball team lost 40-32 to Cape Central in the Cape Central Tournament on Wednesday night. "We played this same bunch in our first game of the year and they blew us out," said Sikeston coach Kevin Self. "Tonight, we cut it to two with a minute and a half to go. We had a chance to win, but the ball just didn't bounce our way. I was pleased with our effort. We just came out on the short end."...
Stacey Bowers (01/22/04)
CHARLESTON -- Pallbearers at services scheduled for 1 p.m. Friday at the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston for Stacey Marie Bowers, 34, who died Jan. 19, 2004, will be: Rocky Allcock, Monty George, Aaron Kyle, Ben Kyle, J.L. Groves and Tony Groves...
Paul R. Stanley (01/22/04)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Paul R. Stanley, 89, died at 1:15 a.m. Jan. 21, 2004, in the Mercy Franciscan Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio. Born Sept. 7, 1914, in East Prairie, son of the late Pete Stanley and Ruby Morgan Stanley Breeding, he had lived in Mississippi County most of his life, where he retired as a mechanic for Pope Motors in East Prairie. A member of the First General Baptist Church in East Prairie, he had lived the last 10 months in Cincinnati, where he attended the Friendship Baptist Church...
Cletus Crum (01/22/04)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Cletus Allen Crum, 84, died at 3:30 a.m. Jan. 21, 2004, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born March 5, 1919, in Corinth, Miss., son of the late Harmon A. and Sallie Barger Crum, he lived most of his life in Mississippi County and Lake County, Ind. A member of the First Baptist Church in East Prairie, he retired from East Chicago Machine and Tool Co. in East Chicago, Ind., in 1982...
Robert Kennedy (01/22/04)
BLOOMFIELD -- Robert Owen Kennedy, 63, died Jan. 20, 2003, at Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Center at Bloomfield. Born July 7, 1940, at Fremont, son of the late Tony Kennedy and Ina Weible Kennedy, he was a carpenter and veteran of the United States Air Force...
Walter Tanner (01/22/04)
PORTAGEVILLE - Walter "Gooden" Tanner, 85, died Jan. 21, 2004, at his home in Portageville. DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.
Essner - Heuring (01/22/04)
NEW HAMBURG -- Leonna Danielle Essner and Dean Patrick Heuring exchanged wedding vows in a 1 p.m. Oct. 4, 2003, ceremony before Monsignor Philip Bucher of Branson, great-uncle of the bride, at the St. Lawrence Catholic Church in New Hamburg. The Rev. Normand Varone, pastor of St. Lawrence, assisted...
Cruse-Black (01/22/04)
GRAYRIDGE -- Mike and Donna Evans have announced the engagement of their daughter, Amber Cruse, to Eric Black, son of Johnny and Betty Black of Bloomfield. The future bride will be a 2004 graduate of Richland High School in Essex. A 2000 graduate of Bloomfield High School, the prospective bridegroom is stationed with the U.S. Army in Arizona...
Menz - Miller (01/22/04)
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Angela Beth Menz and Brian Paul Miller, together with their parents, have announced their engagement. The future bride is the daughter of Richard and Judy Menz of Sikeston, Mo., and is a 1993 graduate of Sikeston Senior High School. ...
Looking Back 1/22 (01/22/04)
SIKESTON - Playing on a foreign and larger court and against faster players, the Bulldogs were completely outplayed by the Cape Tigers, who overshadowed them by a margin of 30-16 Thursday. High scorer for Sikeston was Moll with six points. SIKESTON - A three-family apartment was damaged by fire and water at West Gladys and Olive streets Monday...
Tougher sentence deserved for abuse (01/22/04)
Christy Edgar is an adoptive mother, a minister and a convicted killer. Unfortunately, the Kansas City woman will be eligible for parole from prison in just 20 years following her sentencing in a Kansas court this week. If you seek true justice, Edgar would never know the sweet smell of freedom again...
Your view: Editorial complaint (01/22/04)
A recent column in this newspaper raised objections to a National Endowment for the Arts grant to develop a play at the La Jolla Playhouse in San Diego. Considering the fact that the play has yet to be written, the complaints seem to be based on insufficient information or sheer conjecture. ...
Speakout 1/22 (01/22/04)
To the person who called SpeakOut about injections for heelspurs by a local doctor, I know several people who have had them here and I have had them also. There were no problems. The doctor was really good. ---- I was reading where someone is asking about injections in the feet for spurs. I have had something done. This is something personal. They need to say why they want to know before anyone puts a phone number in the paper...