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Stories from Thursday, May 6, 2004

Two assaults investigated by police (05/06/04)
SIKESTON - Sikeston Department of Public Safety officials are seeking additional information on assaults that occurred Wednesday evening. At 7:29 p.m., DPS officers responded to Roberta Rowe Park in reference to a large disturbance. During the investigation there, officers heard reports of two injured girls. One who had been cut and another who had been struck with in the head with a tire tool...
Fighting those biters: Local idea hits the national marketplace (05/06/04)
SIKESTON - The Biter Fighter is not only a product the Heartland will love, it is a product right out of the Heartland. It took two years to take an idea for a better mosquito trap and make that into a viable product ready for the market, according to co-inventor Dr. Ed Masters of Ticks or Mosquitoes LLC in Sikeston...
Local fans finding it is hard to say good-bye to 'Friends' (05/06/04)
SIKESTON -- If Ross and Rachel don't end up together on tonight's series finale of the decade-long "Friends," fans might just boycott NBC, joked a fan of the show, Christina Thorn. But Thorn doesn't foresee that happening. In fact, she thinks the show will go out with the same style it came in with when it first aired Sept. 22, 1994...
Chaffee man dies in accident (05/06/04)
NEW HAMBURG -- A Scott County man sustained fatal injuries in a one-vehicle accident late Wednesday. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, at 10 p.m. on Scott County Road 227, one mile south of New Hamburg, an accident occurred as southbound motorist Anthony J. Glueck, 49, of Chaffee lost control of his vehicle, skidded off the left side of the roadway, struck an embankment and overturned...
Sikeston's Andrew Lambert earns men's indoor track award (05/06/04)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Kay Ehlke and Chuck McElroy were not the most decorated or recognized Southeast Missouri State University athletes over the past four years. But Ehlke and McElroy more than distinguished themselves in the classroom. Tuesday night, that pair earned the top individual honors during Southeast's annual All Sports Year End Celebration at the Show Me Center. The event was sponsored by Southeast Missouri Hospital...
Denton perfect for NMCC (05/06/04)
NEW MADRID -- The New Madrid County Central Lady Eagles softball team got a perfect game from pitcher Katie Denton and thumped Scott Central 15-0. Denton struck out two batters and faced the minimum of nine batters before the game was called due to the run-rule in the 3rd inning...
'Battle at Benton 50' is now set to take place on Friday night (05/06/04)
BENTON -- After rain postponed the April 30 event at Auto Tire and Parts RacePark in Benton, the $10,000 to win "Battle At Benton 50" has been rescheduled for Friday. The Stacker2 Xtreme DirtCar Series now will have a double-header of racing action on tap for Mothers Day week-end...
Anthony Glueck (05/06/04)
CHAFFEE - Anthony Glueck, 49, died May 5, 2004, of injuries sustained in a traffic accident near New Hamburg. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Melton Dick (05/06/04)
EAST PRAIRIE - Melton David Dick, 59, died at 5:40 p.m. May 4, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born July 22, 1944, in Dorena, son of Velma Marie Hawkins Dick of East Prairie and the late Joe Marion Dick, he was a farmer and U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War...
Peck Boone (05/06/04)
PORTAGEVILLE - Doyle Edwin "Peck" Boone, 80, died May 5, 2004, at his home. Born April 27, 1924, in Portageville, son of the late Francis and Beulah Hughes Boone, he retired as an assistant postmaster and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. A former member of the Portageville Fire Department, he was a member of the First United Methodist Church and the Masonic Lodge...
Loyd Shaver (05/06/04)
MABELVALE, Ark. - Loyd Dale Shaver, 50, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died at 5 a.m. April 23, 2004, in Little Rock. Born Feb. 9, 1954, in Sikeston, son of Betty Scott Shaver of Sikeston and the late Harold Shaver, he was a graduate of Sikeston High School and was a military police officer with the U.S. ...
Births 5/6 (05/06/04)
SIKESTON - Billy Thomas and Tanya Lyn Lofton are the parents of their second child, first son, born at 5:11 p.m. April 6, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Elijah Thomas Lofton weighed 8 pounds, 14 ounces and was 21-inches long...
Hughes - Thacker (05/06/04)
MOREHOUSE -- Steven and Effie Hughes have announced the engagement of their daughter, Carrie Beth, to Joshua Allen Daniel Thacker, son of Ray and Linda Thacker of Portageville. The future bride, granddaughter of Joe and Lou Hughes of Morehouse and the late Andrew and Opal Stewart, plans to major in nursing at Three Rivers Community College in Poplar Bluff...
Smith - Dorris (05/06/04)
HOUSTON -- Debra Carl of Houston and Jerry W. and Ann Smith of Dexter, Mo., have announced the engagement of their daughter, Suzie Smith, to Michael Wayne Dorris, son of Gail and Tim Butrum of Houston and Mike Dorris of Matthews, Mo. The future bride graduated in April as a licensed ophthamologist from Rice University in Houston, where she plans to further her career in the medical optical field...
Buchanan - Cardenas (05/06/04)
SAN MARCOS, Texas -- Bruce and Rita Buchanan have announced the engagement of their daughter, Krystal, to Francisco Cardenas of Eagle Pass. The future bride is the granddaughter of Sarah Buchanan of Sikeston, Mo., and the late Harold Buchanan. She expects to graduate with a bachelor's degree in health administration from Texas State University in San Marcos. Following graduation she plans to pursue a master's degree in health services research...
Looking Back 5/6 (05/06/04)
SIKESTON - Clay Mitchell has purchased the Sikeston Fruit Market from Bridwell Crenshaw and assumed management of the concern Monday. Mr. Crenshaw will continue to operate the Crenshaw Candy Co. SIKESTON - For years each succeeding city council has had the problem of what to do about outdoor toilets up for discussion. ...
Photos of prisoner abuse impact U.S. (05/06/04)
All I know about the prisoner abuse scandal unfolding in Iraq is that it could not have come at a worst time. This sad tale will disrupt Washington in a drastic manner over the next few days and weeks. And someone, quite possibly the Secretary of Defense, will take the fall for a series of stupid acts by a handful of equally stupid men and women in uniform...
Your view: Support the troops (05/06/04)
When I see the news on TV, I think of 1967 and 1968 when I was in Vietnam, the war everyone wants to forget. We sat in our day room and watched the news and saw all the protests and flag burning that was going on. Then you would see the people say they supported the troops...
Speakout 5/6 (05/06/04)
OK, folks. Some of us are so stupid we have to just keep saying it. George Bush did not lie about weapons of mass destruction. He believed, as did Bill "cigar" Clinton, Congress, the United Nations, and every other person on the planet the that this crazy killer had them or certainly could build them. He had already once used them on is own people. Why are some Americans so stupid? I know. They're Democrats, you idiots...