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Stories from Monday, March 8, 2004

Inmate's death ruled natural causes (03/08/04)
CHARLESTON - The Southeast Correctional Center reported the death of inmate Joseph Tenorio, age 53. Tenorio, who was serving a 15-year sentence for first degree robbery from Greene County, was pronounced dead of natural causes in the center's institutional infirmary at 3 p.m. Sunday...
Early morning fire (03/08/04)
Sikeston Department of Public Safety firefighters responded to a call at 2:32 a.m. today of a fire at the corner of North and Young streets. DPS responded with two ladder trucks to find heavy smoke and flames showing from the vacant frame house and the roof caving in. DPS remained on the scene until 5:15 a.m...
Celebrating 20 years (03/08/04)
From left, Dr. Arrick Jackson and Melonie Jackson of Jackson make conversation with guest speaker, Dr. Roy B. Nabors of Milwaukee, Wis., and his brother, Lea Earl Nabors, during the Daughters of Sunset 20th Annual Recognition Banquet Friday at the Sikeston Country Club. Dr. Nabors is a 1959 graduate of Sikeston High School...
Bond announces $10 million in Missouri transit funds (03/08/04)
WASHINGTON - The more than $10 million earmarked for Missouri's transit programs includes funding for Southeast Missouri. Missouri Senator Kit Bond, who announced the federal funds, said the money will be allocated by the Missouri Department of Transportation from the 2004 Omnibus Appropriations bill...
Heading to Columbia (03/08/04)
Dexter players and fans celebrate as the final seconds tick off the clock in the Class 4 Quarterfinal game in Farmington Saturday night. Dexter defeated Lutheran South 63-43 and will be making their first-ever trip to the Final Four in Columbia this weekend...
TRCC loses to West Plains, season over (03/08/04)
ROLLA -- Three Rivers was on pace for an improbable victory. Then came a dose of reality in the form of seven agonizing minutes as a reminder of just how frustrating a season it's been. Ahead by five points late in the second half, the Raiders were threatening to become the first-ever three seed to win at Rolla. But they couldn't hold on, surrendering 11 unanswered points and eventually losing 100-93 to SMSU-West Plains Friday night in the semifinals of the Region XVI tournament...
Next stop: Columbia (03/08/04)
FARMINGTON - Prior to winning the school's first district tournament in 28 years, Dexter head coach Eric Sitze felt so much pressure to win that he was hesitant to answer questions about the event. Just two weeks later, the City of Dexter might be looking into electing Sitze for mayor...
Sylvia Gibson (03/08/04)
BLOOMFIELD - Sylvia M. Gibson, 81, died March 7, 2004, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born May 3, 1922, in Tallapoosa, daughter of Virgie Lanning Gibson Larue of Dexter and the late Tom Gibson, she lived in Bloomfield most of her life and was affiliated with the Baptist Church...
Carolyn Hazel (03/08/04)
LEBANON, Ill. - Carolyn S. Hazel, 55, died March 5, 2004, at St. Joseph Hospital in St. Charles, Mo. Born April 2, 1948, in Sikeston, Mo., she was the daughter of the late James and Alberta Miller Hazel. One sister, two brothers and one nephew also preceded her in death...
Ethel Kelley (03/08/04)
DEXTER - Ethel Virgie Kelley, 94, formerly of Bloomfield, died March 6, 2004, at her home. Born May 27, 1909, at Clines Island, daughter of the late Ira and Lucy Stafford Young, she was a member of the Link Pentecostal Church near Bloomfield. On Aug. 3, 1929, at Clines Island, she married Charles Kelley who preceded her in death on June 14, 1980...
Augusta Shackleford (03/08/04)
BLOOMFIELD - Augusta Johnson Shackleford, 89, died March 6, 2004, at the St. Peters Manor in St. Peters. Born March 12, 1914, in Stone Hill, daughter of the late Jesse W. and Clara Freeman Bowers, she lived in St. Louis, Mill Spring and Salem before moving to Bloomfield in 1983. ...
Lydia Hogg (03/08/04)
PERKINS - Lydia Hogg, 97, died at 12:39 a.m. March 6, 2004, at her home. Born Sept. 17, 1906, in Golconda, Ill., daughter of the late Joseph and Kate Hollman Story, she was a member of the Perkins Needle Club and was of the Baptist belief. On Nov. 4, 1922, she married James Hogg who preceded her in death on March 3, 1963...
Bruce Martin (03/08/04)
MARSTON - Bruce Odell Martin Sr., 81, died March 8, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
James Zuck (03/08/04)
BERTRAND - James Barton Zuck, 61, died March 7, 2004, at his home. Born June 21, 1942, in East Prairie, son of the late Warner and Dorothy Douglas Zuch, he was a farmer and U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. Survivors include: three daughters and sons-in-law, Cassandra and Kyle Hutcheson of East Prairie, Theresa and Frank Proffer of Bertrand and Tracy and Roger Morrow of Benton; three brothers, Truman Zuck of Bertrand, Donald Zuck of East Prairie and Stanley Zuck of Malden; one sister, Laverne Zepp of Winder, Ga.; and five grandchildren.. ...
Looking Back 3/8 (03/08/04)
MATTHEWS - Marine Corporal John Aaron White, son of Mr. and Mrs. Willis J. White of Matthews, has completed three months of highly intensive training with an officer candidates class at Quantico, Va., and has been commissioned a second lieutenant. SIKESTON - Miss Kathy Hahs, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Hahs of Sikeston, was crowned queen of the District Explorers ball held at Charleston...
Your view: Reclaiming America (03/08/04)
When we think of teaching moral values, we must first establish or agree on a standard of values to use. A standard that is fair for all, and one that will not change at different social levels. History tells us that the founding fathers of this great nation had one such standard. ...
Speakout 3/8 (03/08/04)
I don't know what all the fuss is. I'm not gay and I don't care what other people do in their personal lives, especially who other people marry. If you're that concerned about someone else's life or even their marriage, then maybe you need to examine your own life or even your own marriage...