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Stories from Monday, April 12, 2004

What's cooking? (04/12/04)
Sherry Austin and her daughter, Catherine Jane, decide on a recipe to try from the United Methodist Church of Charleston's "Feeding the Flock" cookbook. The cookbooks are available at the church and at the Historical Society during the Dogwood-Azalea Festival for $15...
Teacher welds her artistic talents (04/12/04)
SIKESTON - An art teacher by day, a welder by night. Sheila Bohannon, a Sikeston sixth grade art teacher, has taught since the fall of 1986. But it's what she did before and what she is starting to do now that catches one's eye. "I started with art back in the '70s but what really drew my attention was drafting," Bohannon said. ...
Sikeston rolls in wood bat tourney (04/12/04)
PADUCAH, Ky. -- The Sikeston Bulldogs baseball team finished off the McCracken County Wood Bat Tournament on Saturday at Heath High School with two more wins to tie for the championship with a 4-0 mark. The record tied North County, who was scheduled to meet Sikeston on Saturday but elected not to play the game due to the possibility of meeting the Bulldogs in the state playoffs...
SHS tracksters fare well in Paducah meet (04/12/04)
PADUCAH, Ky. -- The Sikeston boys and girls track and field team both had strong showings at the Paducah Invitational on Saturday. The Sikeston boys team took third place with 88 points while the girls took second place with 106 points. Paducah Tilghman won both the boys and girls divisions. The boys scored 137 points followed by North Hardin with 107 points...
James Householder (04/12/04)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- James Edward Householder, 64, died April 10, 2004, at the John Cochran VA Hospital in St. Louis. Born Oct. 25, 1939, in Marston, son of the late Oather Edward and Christine Rettig Householder, he was a computer technician for the United States government and was a retired sergeant of the U.S. Air Force...
Dean Ford (04/12/04)
ADVANCE - Odena "Dean" Ford, 89, died April 9, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Born July 21, 1914, near Advance to the late Fred and Laura Delay Winemiller, she was a homemaker and a member of the General Baptist Church of Bell City since 1942...
Kenneth Owens (04/12/04)
SIKESTON -- Kenneth L. Owens, 79, died April 10, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born April 4, 1925, in Cape Girardeau, son of the late August and Anna Bruening Owens, he served in the U.S. Army Engineers during World War II and was owner and operator of Ken Candy Co. for many years. He was a member of the Concordia Lutheran Church...
Nathan Rettig (04/12/04)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers at services for Nathan Allan Rettig, 13, of Sikeston, who died April 9, 2004, were his pit crew: Chad Freeland, Benji Baker, Matt Richbourg, Lee Hyde, Keith Kennedy and Ron Gardiner. Services were held today at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements...
Craig Kneezle (04/12/04)
BENTON - Craig Allen Kneezle, 25, died April 11, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel at Benton is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.
Mary Burton (04/12/04)
CHAFFEE - Mary Loretta Burton, 69, formerly of Morley, died at 5:45 p.m. April 10, 2004, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Born Jan. 16, 1935, in Perkins, daughter of the late Chester and Zettie Welch Edwards, she retired as a machine operator for Florsheim Shoe Co. in Chaffee and the Oran Hat Factory in Oran. She was a member of the Eagles Aerie 3775 of Cape Girardeau and of the Pentecostal belief...
Bernie Seagraves (04/12/04)
SIKESTON - Bernie Lee Seagraves, 78, died April 10, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Feb. 8, 1926, in Senath, to the late Martin and Lela Allen Seagraves, he was a farmer and affiliated with the Baptist Church. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he service during World War II...
Dick Grobe (04/12/04)
DEXTER -- Richard L. "Dick" Grobe, 64, died April 11, 2004, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter, where services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday. Burial will follow in the Dexter Cemetery...
Audrey Brock (04/12/04)
SIKESTON -- Audrey Sweet Brock, 87, formerly of Charleston, died at 8:25 a.m. April 12, 2004, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Henry Brinker Jr. (04/12/04)
ORAN -- Henry H. Brinker Jr., 84, died April 10, 2004, at a family home in Oran. Born Oct. 7, 1919, in Oran, son of the late Henry Herman and Mary Hartke Brinker Sr., he owned and operated Brinker Brothers Service Station in Oran and was golf cart fleet manager for Bootheel Golf Club in Sikeston. ...
Looking Back 4/12 (04/12/04)
VANDUSER - The casualty list reported Tuesday by the War Department included the name of Pvt. Richard Glasscock of Vanduser. He is listed as missing in action in the Mediterranean Theater of the war. His father, John W. Glasscock, lives in Vanduser...
Your view: Message to voters (04/12/04)
On Tuesday the voters of Sikeston's Ward 1 handed two people victories. They re-elected Jerry Pullen as their representative on the City Council and the second victory - mine. I felt a great sigh of relief pass over me that evening, because I had placed all of my present medical problems in the hands of the Lord and said to him: "Lord I cannot carry this burden on my own, I place it in your hands. ...
Speakout 4/12 (04/12/04)
Here's a quote you might find interesting: "Particularly when covering politics, American journalism needs a spine transplant." Dan Rather told the Dallas Morning News, "Hurried journalism has grown tremendously in my lifetime and particularly in the last 10 or 12 years. ...