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Stories from Thursday, April 15, 2004

Sikeston native visits Kosovo over break (04/15/04)
SIKESTON -- Most college students head to Florida or Mexico for spring break, but Sikeston native Aaron Senter opted for a different route last month during his spring break. He went to Kosovo. Along with meeting widows and children during his trip, Senter also ended up right in the midst of the country's first uprising since 1998...
Garden time (04/15/04)
Sylvester Murphy cultivates the ground for a garden Wednesday afternoon. Murphy was helping his friend, Wallace Watson, in preparing his garden.
Missouri POW book author will lecture at Depot (04/15/04)
SIKESTON - When we hear the words "prisoners of war" or "POW camps," we think of our American soldiers in miserable places. But the United States took plenty of prisoners during World War II, too, bringing them thousands of miles to be held on U.S. soil...
Sikeston rallies past Kennett, 7-3 (04/15/04)
KENNETT - The Sikeston baseball team took to the road and defeated the Kennett Indians 7-3 on Wednesday afternoon to improve to 12-0 on the season. The Bulldogs jumped out to a 3-0 lead before the Indians (3-10) tied things up in the bottom of the third...
Gator swim team defends Ozark title (04/15/04)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - The Gator Swim Team recently defended their Ozark Region Small Club Championship by rolling over the Hazelwood and University City teams by over 700 points this past weekend at University City. The Gators finished with 933 points, while Hazelwood and University City had 232 and 228 respectively...
Golfers take second (04/15/04)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - The Bulldogs finished second in the triangular with Jackson 156, Sikeston 163 and Notre Dame 179. Scores for Sikeston came from Matt Bain, Martin Schaefer, Derris Butler and E. C. Atchison who tied for medalist with Jackson's Sauer with a one under par 35. The team travels to Kennett for a triangular with Kennett and NMCC tomorrow...
Poplar Bluff edes Oran in seventh inning (04/15/04)
POPLAR BLUFF - The Oran baseball team fell to 5-2 on the season with a 4-3 road loss to Poplar Bluff on Wednesday. The Eagles drew seven walks and were hit by a pitch three times but they couldn't capitalize as they stranded eight base runners. Matt Seyer took the loss in 6 2/3 innings...
Gladys Adamson (04/15/04)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services scheduled for 2 p.m. today at Murray Lane Baptist Church for Gladys R. Adamson, 86, of Humboldt, Tenn., and formerly of Sikeston, who died April 12, 2004, will be: Gene Bohannon, Cecil Owen, Gene Shaw, Roger Tesney, Bill Nance and Guy R. Weekley...
Iona Sneathern (04/15/04)
POPLAR BLUFF - Iona Garrett Sneathern, 82, died April 13, 2004, at Three Rivers Healthcare North Campus. She had been in declining health for the past year. Born Dec. 11, 1921, in Hilliard, daughter of the late William and Ada Ethel Robertson Garrett, was a member of the Second Baptist Church. She retired in 1982 from the Alton Corrugated Box Company. She enjoyed her Sunday school class, cooking and spending time with her family and friends...
Lee Anthony (04/15/04)
BLOOMFIELD - Lee Allen Anthony, 20, died April 13, 2004, near Bloomfield, of injuries sustained in a vehicle/train accident. Born Sept. 16, 1983, at Dexter, son of Connie Steele Anthony of Dexter and Rick Anthony of Bloomfield, he was employed by Good Humor-Breyers in Sikeston and had formerly worked for Golden Cat near Bloomfield...
Joseph Liebl Jr. (04/15/04)
CAIRO, Ill. - Joseph Charles Liebl Jr., 57, died April 13, 2004, at his home. Born Jan. 31, 1947, in Chicago, son of Joseph Charles Liebl Sr. of Dunnellon, Fla., and the late Loraine Liebl, he had been a truck driver. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War and a recipient of the Purple Heart...
Rosie Beech (04/15/04)
SIKESTON - Rosie Lee Beech, 88, died April 11, 2004, at the Clearview Nursing Center. Born Aug. 14, 1915, at Scarcy, Miss., she was the daughter of the late Sam and Rosie Steel. In 1990, she married Solomon Beech who preceded her in death. Survivors include: one daughter, Mary Ray of Sikeston; and one brother and sister-in-law, James and Erdell Steel of Columbus, Ohio...
Mary-Jo Duty (04/15/04)
DIEHLSTADT - Mary-Jo Regina Duty, 58, died at 11:15 p.m. April 13, 2004, at her home. Born March 20, 1946, in East St. Louis, Ill., daughter of the late Robert L. and Evelyn R. Herzog Weeks, she was a bank cashier and member of the Diehlstadt General Baptist Church. She was a former resident of Poplar Bluff, Dexter and Bertrand...
April Young (04/15/04)
LILBOURN - April Alesha Young, 26, died April 13, 2004, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Born July 10, 1977, in Sikeston, daughter of Earnest Strickland of Hannibal and Marilyn Ranson of Lilbourn, she graduated in 1995 from New Madrid County Central High School. She was a member of the Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church in Lilbourn...
Freda Morgan (04/15/04)
MALDEN - Pallbearers at graveside services conducted Wednesday at Memorial Park Cemetery in Malden for Freda Morgan, 76, of Parma, who died April 12, 2004, were: George Watkins, Tommy Blackburn, Bill Cravens, Tim Bartlett, Darrell Carter and Charles Mayes...
Herman Sokolowski (04/15/04)
ADVANCE - Herman Sokolowski, 68, died April 12, 2004, at his home. Born July 27, 1935, in Ruda, Poland, son of the late Fredrick and Lydia Steinke Sokolowski, he worked for the Missouri Highway Department for 31 years before retiring. He was a member of the United Church of Christ in Cape Girardeau...
Births (Published 4/15) (04/15/04)
EAST PRAIRIE - Sharon Kaye Norman and Curtis Huus are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 3:38 p.m. March 16, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Cameron Michael Huus weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19 3/4-inches long...
Looking Back 4/15 (04/15/04)
SIKESTON - The Hale's Jewelry and Optical Co. will move from its present location at 100 E. Front St. on Saturday to the Dunn Hotel building on East Malone, formerly the location of the Internal Revenue office. C. Clarence Scott will move his insurance office into the room to be vacated by Hale's...
Speakout 4/15 (04/15/04)
I am a foster parent and contract through DMH in the Sikeston area. I am in need of an attorney and need help with an issue of which I have proof and witnesses of some terrible things that are happening to residents, service providers and even service coordinators. ...