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Stories from Tuesday, March 16, 2004

Boyer rejects rumors (03/16/04)
SIKESTON - Sikeston City Councilman Phil Boyer quashed rumors that he will resign from the Council. Boyer said he believes the rumors got started from him genuinely considering resigning from the Council to free himself up for participation in a development deal that would have presented a conflict of interest issue "due to the new wording that's in the Charter."...
Car recovered (03/16/04)
Det. Mike Williams of the Sikeston Department of Public Safety, right, checks the plates of a stolen vehicle Monday while Satterfield's Wrecker Service employees pull the car out of Collin's Lake. With the assistance of the Missouri State Water Patrol the vehicle was found in the lake just south of the Sikeston Recreational Complex. ...
Statewide tornado drill set to take place today (03/16/04)
SIKESTON - The State Emergency Management Agency and the National Weather Service are conducting a statewide severe weather tornado drill today at 1:30 p.m. and are encouraging schools, citizens and businesses to participate by practicing seeking out safe and secure shelter from a tornado...
Pixley hired as NMCC coach (03/16/04)
NEW MADRID - New Madrid County Central recently announced the hiring of Arlen Pixley for the head football coaching position for the 2004 season. Pixley, 33, served as an assistant for five years at NMCC under longtime head coach Ronnie Jones and three-year coach Steve Rogers...
Louise Baker (03/16/04)
EAST PRAIRIE - Louise Baker, 77, died March 16, 2004, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home.
Jewel Grady (03/16/04)
DEXTER - Jewel Dean Grady, 76, died March 14, 2004, at Missouri Southern Healthcare. Born June 14, 1927, at Batesville, Ark., daughter of the late J.B. and Vandora Haddock Grady, she was a member of the Bernie Church of Christ. She graduated with a bachelor's degree from Harding University in Searcy, Ark., and earned a masters degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia. ...
Ethel McClung (03/16/04)
PARMA - Ethel McClung, 85, died March 16, 2003, at Three Rives Healthcare North Campus in Poplar Bluff. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Robert Nunn (03/16/04)
ST. CHARLES - Robert R. Nunn, 71, died March 15, 2004, at his home. Born April 5, 1932, in Mississippi County, son of the late Rob and Hattie Nunn, he owned and operated an Amoco Service Station in Bridgeton for 23 years before retiring and was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force...
Amanda Vandivort (03/16/04)
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Amanda Jane Vandivort, 29, died at 6:55 p.m. March 14, 2004, at the Fletcher Allen Health Care Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Births (Published 3/16) (03/16/04)
SIKESTON - Brian Louis and Annette LaDawn Bradley are the parents of their third child, first daughter, born at 2:08 p.m. Feb. 12, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Gabriella LouAnn Bradley weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 20-inches long...
Rossell - Robison (03/16/04)
BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- Jennifer Katherine Rossell and William Patrick Robison were married in a 2 p.m. ceremony Sept. 13, 2003, at the Church of the Assumption in Bethlehem. The Rev. Thomas Coyte, uncle of the bride, performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Robert and Judie Rossell of Bethlehem and parents of the bridegroom are James and Frances Robison of Sikeston, Mo...
Masters - Aycock (03/16/04)
PARMA -- Michelle Dawn Masters and William Barry Aycock exchanged wedding vows in a 2 p.m. ceremony July 26, 2003, at the First Baptist Church in Parma before the Rev. John Girdley. The bride is the daughter of Randy and Debbie Masters of Marble Hill and parents of the bridegroom are Bobby Aycock Sr. and Doris Aycock of Parma...
Baker - Vent (03/16/04)
BENTON -- Mike and Tonia Baker have announced the engagement of their daughter, Regina Dianne, to Nathan William Vent, son of James and Karla Vent of Morehouse. The bride will be a 2004 graduate of Thomas W. Kelly High School and is employed by the Bootheel Counseling Center...
Barnhouse - Tarrants (03/16/04)
SIKESTON -- Jerry and Darline Barnhouse have announced the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Darline, to Matthew John Daniel Tarrants, son of Harold and Barbara Tarrants of Murphysboro, Ill. A 2002 graduate of Sikeston Senior High School, the future bride is employed by Rhodes 101 Convenience Stores...
Moss - Hall (03/16/04)
SIKESTON -- Melvin and Joan Moss have announced the engagement of their daughter, Jill, to Jeff Hall, son of Jeff Hall of New Madrid and Leslie and Paul Gillean of Sikeston. A 1999 graduate of Sikeston Senior High School, the future bride is a 2003 graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia. She works as a registered nurse in the intensive care unit at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City...
Looking Back 3/16 (03/16/04)
ORAN - Mr. and Mrs. Frank Arnheim of Oran are parents of a son born Sunday in Cape Girardeau. MORLEY - Mr. and Mrs. Paul Foster and children visited in Matthews Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Howard Stowe and family. CHARLESTON - National Guard Company C took first honors at the Missouri State Firearms Indoor Tournament held at the National Guard Armory in Jefferson City...
A bit of legislation with really big teeth (03/16/04)
I dreamed the other night that I was sitting on my back porch overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. In the distance to the west sat Crowley's Ridge and to the immediate south, the deep rolling surf of the Gulf was just a stone's throw away. You ask how that strange juxtaposition of geography could occur, even in a dream? Well it seems that some 67 million years ago, southeast Missouri may have been less than 20 miles from the Gulf of Mexico. Now there's a dream that has some teeth...
Speakout 3/16 (03/16/04)
Please, teach these people the days of the week. They put their trash out on the sidewalk on Wednesday, after the truck has run on Tuesday. It blows all over the block. Keep it in back of your house until pick-up time, please. My father who lives near 61 and Tanner Road. ...