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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Stories from Monday, May 3, 2004

Park lands copter (05/03/04)
SIKESTON - Another community's loss is Sikeston's gain. Veterans Park will soon have another piece of military hardware on display with the addition of a Bell Aircraft HUL-1 Sioux helicopter. "These models were produced in '55 and '56 - this is actually a cousin of the model that you see on the M*A*S*H TV show airlifting wounded soldiers," said Jiggs Moore, parks department director...
Tee time (05/03/04)
"Caddy" Jordan Kluesner selects a homemade club for his team's players as they prepare to tee off at the 19th Annual Kow Pasture Klassic in New Hamburg Saturday. Sponsored by Schindler's Tavern and Kohlfeld Distributing, proceeds from the fund-raiser went to the Missouri Veteran's Home and the Kenny Rogers Children's Center in Sikeston. Also pictured are, from left: Quentin Paul Westrich, Angie Willyerd and Jordan's mother, Karen Kluesner...
Officer is charged in shooting hoax (05/03/04)
CARUTHERSVILLE (SMNS) - A Hayti Heights police officer who told authorities he had been shot by an unknown gunman has been charged with making a false police report. The Class B misdemeanor charge was filed Friday against Chris McNail, 22, of Doniphan by Pemiscot County Prosecuting Attorney Mike Hazel...
SEMO Conference games postponed; SHS will play today (05/03/04)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The SEMO Conference baseball tournament was scheduled to resume on Saturday, but once again Mother Nature had other plans. All four quarterfinal games on Saturday were washed out, forcing play to be rescheduled for Monday. Both the quarterfinal and semifinal rounds will be played Monday, with the finals tentatively scheduled for Tuesday at a time to be determined...
Woodrow Smith (05/03/04)
PUXICO - Pallbearers at services conducted Saturday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Woodrow Smith, 76, who died April 28, 2004, were: Gary Smith, Don Smith, Mike Martin, Denny Montgomery, Toby Lovett and Nick Wagner.
Edith Barnes (05/03/04)
DEXTER - Pallbearers at services conducted Saturday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Edith Rieffer Barnes, 89, who died April 29, 2004, were: Kent Bridges, Lyman Fowler, Jerry Chapman, Ron Farris, Bob Hardin and J.D. Smith.
Georgia Birchfield (05/03/04)
DEXTER - Georgia Hester Birchfield, 88, died May 1, 2004, at her home. Born July 9, 1915, in Essex, daughter of the late Luther Monroe and Florence Alnora Chase Taylor, she attended Cane Creek Christian Church. She was a member of the Golden Age Quilting Club and Dexter Heritage House Association...
Steven Bailey (05/03/04)
PARK HILLS - Steven Richard Bailey, 44, died April 30, 2004, at his home. Born Dec. 11, 1959, in St. Louis, son of Clarence "Bo" Bailey of St. Louis and the late Betty Virginia Meggers Bailey, he lived in St. Louis before moving to Park Hills several years ago...
Lynn Thompson (05/03/04)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Lynn Thompson, 81, died April 30, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Born March 7, 1923, in Holcomb, son of the late Mack and Bertha Fox, he was a farmer in the Lilbourn area. He owned and operated the Best Western Motel in Cape Girardeau as well as motels in Mayfield, Murray and Fulton, Ky. ...
James White (05/03/04)
SIKESTON - James Lee White, 71, died May 1, 2004, at his home. Born June 6, 1932, in Ridgely, Tenn., son of Lillian Spence White of Sikeston and the late Flaudie White, he was a farmer and attended the Canalou Assembly of God Church. His wife, Gracie White, preceded him in death...
Jacques Hann (05/03/04)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services conducted at 10:30 a.m. today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Jacques Hann, 46, of Morehouse, who died April 29, 2004, were his nephews: Darren Knuckles, Greg Smith, Shannon Hann, Joey Hann, Cory Hann and Steven Hann...
Donald Calhoun Sr. (05/03/04)
SCOTT CITY - Donald Lee Calhoun Sr., 67, died at 6:15 p.m. May 1, 2004, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 10, 1936, in Scott City, son of the late Charles and Ethel May Jones Calhoun, he was a truck driver for West Lake Quarry and veteran of the U.S. Army. A member of VFW Post 3838 in Cape Girardeau, he and his wife owned and operated Sands Pancake House since 1997...
Celeste Scherer (05/03/04)
BENTON - Celeste Scherer, 94, died May 3, 2004, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Benton.
Looking Back 5/3 (05/03/04)
SIKESTON - Cpl. Andrew Lee Lasater, 21, of Sikeston, was killed Monday in the crash of a Flying Fortress near Ardmore, Okla., where he was stationed at an air base, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Enoch Lasater, were informed by telegram from the War Department that night. Also killed in the crash was the co-pilot Loren Crites, who was a brother of Woodrow W. Crites, formerly of Sikeston...
Your view: A Miner matter (05/03/04)
To the people who want to put the city of Miner in a negative picture, please pull the plank out of your own eye. Then you may see things better. Use common horse sense, inquire about matters you know nothing about. Then your view will look much better if you're open minded...
Speaktout 5/3 (05/03/04)
I think Ron Greenlee's letters should be put in the Wednesday paper. Everyone in town should read what he has to say. I work for a company that used to value their employees' opinions about who would get hired there. We used to be able to put in people's names and they would be interviewed and many were hired. ...