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Stories from Tuesday, March 2, 2004

Council creates new post in effort to clean-up Sikeston (03/02/04)
SIKESTON - Trey Hardy is the city's new community redevelopment coordinator. City Council members approved a bill creating the position during their regular meeting Monday. Hardy, an eight-year veteran of the city's Public Works Department, was appointed by City Manager Doug Friend...
Council clarifies clean-up policy (03/02/04)
SIKESTON - While the city is dedicated to cleaning up its housing, it won't mean bailouts for slumlords as has been suggested. "That's not our intentions, however it's a very complicated situation," said Mayor Mike Marshall during Monday's regular City Council meeting...
Sikeston area restaurants match menus to diet trend (03/02/04)
SIKESTON -- Whether on the Atkins, South Beach or any other low-carb diet, those watching their carbohydrate intake have plenty of options when eating on the run. Since the beginning of the year, national and local eateries have offered low-carbohydrate items off their menus. And two months into the promotion, restaurants are still seeing success...
Sikeston's street improvements total $372,997 in 2004 (03/02/04)
SIKESTON - City Council members approved the 2004 Street Program as presented but are interested in seeing a long-term solution for traffic problems related to Industrial Drive, Linn Street and North Ingram. The cost for the recommended plan as presented during the regular Sikeston City Council meeting Monday is $372,997...
Marquand upsets Saxony, advances to face Bell City (03/02/04)
ZALMA -- Saxony Lutheran's boys basketball team's inaugural varsity season came to an end Monday night with a 53-49 loss to Marquand in the first round of the Class 1 District 2 tournament at Zalma High School. Marquand will play top-seeded Bell City 6 p.m. tonight in a semifinal matchup. No. 6 Oran upset Leopold in Monday's other quarterfinal game and will play No. 2 Delta at 7:30 p.m. in tonight's other semifinal...
Risco falls in district tourney (03/02/04)
CLARKTON - Risco's basketball season came to an end on Monday night in the Class 1, District 1 Tournament in Clarkton. Risco, seeded fifth, lost to Delta C-7 52-41 in the first round of the tournament. Delta C-7 moves on to the semifinals where they will play top-seeded Scott County Central on Wednesday at 6 p.m...
Charleston and Kelly girls set to play for district title (03/02/04)
BLOOMFIELD - The stage is set for the Class 3, District 2 girls championship game as top-seeded Charleston will meet No. 2 seed Kelly on Thursday night. Charleston (19-6) struggled, but made it past fifth-seeded Woodland 66-62 Monday night. Kelly (20-6) defeated No. 6 St. Vincent 57-26 in the nightcap at Bloomfield High School...
Portageville holds off Kennett; NMCC season comes to an end (03/02/04)
NEW MADRID - The Doniphan Dons avenged a January 30th loss to the New Madrid County Central Eagles by downing the host school 49-43 Monday night in Class 3, District 1 play. The Eagles end the season with an 8-16 record. New Madrid was led by Eugene Cooper with 14 points for the game as the only Eagle to reach double figures...
Vendol Abernathy (03/02/04)
MOREHOUSE - Pallbearers at services conducted Monday at the Oneness Pentecost Church for Joseph Vendol Abernathy, 74, who died Feb. 27, 2004, were: Clint Dieter, Bobby Wright, James Reynolds, Tony Parker, George Orr, Brian Bradshaw, Kyle Irvin and Andrew Irvin...
Lottie Pippins (03/02/04)
BELLEVILLE, Ill. - Lottie Pippins, 93, formerly of Bernie, Mo., died March 1, 2004, at the Four Fountains Nursing Home in Belleville. Born June 16, 1910, at Bernie, daughter of the late W.F. and M.V. Hollis Summers, she had been employed by Brown Shoe Company in Bernie. She was a member of the Bernie General Baptist Church...
Howard Garner (03/02/04)
DEXTER -- Howard D. Garner, 76, died March 1, 2004, at Little Rock, Ark. Services are being planned for 2 p.m. Friday at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Kay Laminack (03/02/04)
MOREHOUSE -- Kay Laminack, 62, died March 2, 2004, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Morehouse.
Birth (published 3/2) (03/02/04)
DELTA - Mitchell Blake and Kasie Lynn Dozier are the parents of their second child, first son, born at 1:29 a.m. Jan. 13, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Mason Ray Dozier weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces and was 19 1/2-inches long...
Frias - Fowler (03/02/04)
SIKESTON -- Roland and Becky Frias have announced the engagement of their daughter, Lindsay Renae, to Darell Glenn Fowler II, son of Darell Fowler of Sikeston and Donna Fowler of Oran. A 2003 graduate of Sikeston High School, the future bride is pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing. She is employed at the Sikeston Market Place Flower Shop...
Dowdy - Dockins (03/02/04)
DEXTER -- Ray and Brenda Dowdy have announced the engagement of their daughter, Kaylan Marie, to Dickie Dockins III, son of Dickie and Kathy Dockins Jr. of Sikeston. A graduate of Dexter High School, the future bride will graduate in may with a bachelor of science degree in dietetics from Southeast Missouri State University at Cape Girardeau. She is the granddaughter of Maxine Shell, Erma Dowdy and the late Lester Shell and Bill Dowdy...
Looking Back 3/2 (03/02/04)
SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. A.J. Day have bought the residence property of Mr. and Mrs. Bob Mow Jr. at 229 E. Kathleen St. and expect to occupy it about Thursday. SIKESTON - Robert S. Matthews, resident of the Sikeston Industrial Development Co., today presented a check for $6,750 to Mayor Harry Dudley for the sale of four and one-half acres of industrial park property to the Tucker Truck Co. ...
If nature calls don't answer in public (03/02/04)
Just in time for the green beer holiday of St. Patrick's, Kansas City officials are trying to outlaw public peeing. Yes, that's right - it's not illegal to pee in public in Kansas City. Someone oughta write a country song on the topic. I guess Kansas City public officials didn't realize the peeing problem until recently. It would seem a hard topic to ignore, I would assume. But nonetheless, with St. Patty's Day right around the corner, the city is all abuzz discussing nature's call...
Speakout 3/2 (03/02/04)
I contacted an insurance agent for my car insurance. I had to give them my Social Security number for a credit check and then when I checked on my real estate number, they also needed my Social Security number for a credit check for them to base the amount my premiums would be. This is against the privacy act. Is there an insurance lawyer around who could provide information about this?...