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Stories from Thursday, April 22, 2004

Week honors ones who 'hold office together' (04/22/04)
SIKESTON -- From screening phone calls to putting together the packets for the Sikeston R-6 Board of Education meetings, Pam Tibbs does a little bit of everything as administrative secretary to the superintendent Steve Borgsmiller. "We are the liaison between public and administrators," Tibbs said about secretaries...
Batter up (04/22/04)
Charleston's Travis McCann takes a swing at a pitch against the Scott County Central Braves Wednesday afternoon. Awaiting the ball is Scott Central catcher Jeremy Johnson. Charleston won the game 12-1.
Many applying for concealed firearm permit in the area (04/22/04)
BENTON - After nearly a month of accepting applications for permits to carry concealed firearms, the Scott County Sheriff's Department still has under 100 background checks to conduct. "We've taken 70 applications," said Captain Jerry Bledsoe said. "We've actually issued no permits."...
Kelly hammered by Cape Central (04/22/04)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Kelly never got its offense untracked in an 11-2 SEMO Conference loss to Cape Central at Tiger Field on Wednesday. The Hawks managed only two hits off the Central tandem of Brad LaBruyere, the winning pitcher, and reliever Jake Welch...
Charleston walks by Scott Central (04/22/04)
MORLEY - With 12 runs in the top of the first inning, that would be all the Charleston Bluejays baseball team would need on Wednesday against Scott County Central. The Bluejays didn't score again as they defeated the Braves 12-1 by the 10-run mercy rule in five innings in a Scott-Mississippi Conference game...
Thomas Smith (04/22/04)
BRADENTON, Fla. - Thomas Leonard Smith, 77, formerly of Kelso, Mo., died April 20, 2004, at the Blake Hospital in Sarasota. Born Nov. 23, 1926, in Reedy, W.Va., son of the late Park and Georgie Hicks Smith, he was a cattle buyer and U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in West Virginia...
Herbert Stallings (04/22/04)
BERTRAND - Herbert Stallings, 77, died at 8:20 a.m. April 22, 2004, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Ameil Powell (04/22/04)
SIKESTON - Ameil J. Powell, 80, formerly of Charleston, died at 6:45 a.m. April 21, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Sept. 24, 1923, in Supply, Ark., son of the late Perry James and Mary Parlee Halliard Powell, he moved to Sikeston in 1974. A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he retired from Southern Towing Company of Memphis, Tenn., and was a member of Elm Street Baptist Church in Charleston...
Birth (Published 4/22) (04/22/04)
TULSA - Jacob and Lynnae Kellett are the parents of their second daughter, born Jan. 5, 2004, at Southcrest Hospital in Tulsa. Alexanne Isabelle Kellett weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 1/4-inches long. Grandparents are Bob and Jill Resler of Cherokee, Toni Kellett of Sikeston, Mo., and James Kellett of Columbia, Mo...
Bailey - Drake (04/22/04)
SIKESTON -- Don and Marilyn Barnes have announced the engagement of their daughter, Carrie Michelle Bailey, to James "Jimmy" Drake Jr., son of the late Jimmy Drake Sr. A 1995 graduate of Sikeston High School, the future bride graduated as a licensed practical nurse in 1998 from the Sikeston Public Schools registered nursing program. ...
Couple will mark 50th anniversary (04/22/04)
MORLEY -- Friends and relatives of Mr. and Mrs. Grover Morrow of Diehlstadt are invited to attend a golden wedding anniversary celebration from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church of Morley. Morrow and the former Mary Ann Warren were married April 24, 1954, by the Rev. Owen Shirrell in Charleston. Their children are Chester Morrow and his wife, Judy, of Sikeston and Eric Morrow of Diehlstadt. They have one grandchild...
Looking Back 4/22 (04/22/04)
SIKESTON - Three Missourians were among 35 Army men who were granted the Legion of Merit, the War Department announced today. One was from Benton. He is Cpl. Emory Caldwell, who devised special equipment to strengthen cargo trucks battered by rough terrain in New Guinea from Dec. 18, 1942, to Oct. 18, 1943, "greatly aiding in keeping the trucks in operation."...
Senate maneuver won't stop legislation (04/22/04)
You've got to give it to the Democrats in the Missouri Senate who on Wednesday outmaneuvered their Republican counterparts and quickly adjourned the Senate for the day when the GOP members were caught napping. In a legislative sense, their actions will not change anything. In a political sense, they won a point...
Your view: Opposed to cloning (04/22/04)
Lawful human cloning will be here in Missouri sooner than you think. This week (April 19-23), the House of Representatives will vote on whether or not college and university professors can use private monies to pursue research that includes the techniques of human cloning, abortion and embryonic stem cell experiments...
Speakout 4/22 (04/22/04)
To the person who has Betty Crocker point coupons, call us at the school at 667-5000. We thank you so much. ---- I'm calling about the Betty Crocker point coupons. I am saving them for my grandson in Wichita, Kan. My number is 471-8182. ---- I am interested in the Betty Crocker point coupons. My number is 471-0391...