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Stories from Sunday, May 9, 2004

For military moms, happy Mother's Day is call away (05/09/04)
SIKESTON -- A phone call from her son is the only Mother's Day gift Lynn Feeler needed from him this year. "We had a 45 minute conversation and it was a wonderful Mother's Day present," noted Feeler, whose son, Jeremy Idleman, 23, is currently serving in Iraq with Charlie Company of the 1140th Engineer Battalion...
Charges range from drugs to non-support to robbery (05/09/04)
SIKESTON - The following Sikeston residents were arrested Friday: Shekiah Mitchell, 22, hindering prosecution, $5,000 bond; Anthony Taylor, 19, distribution of a controlled substance, $200,000 bond; Marcus Robinson 25, robbery, $100,000 bond; Eugene Dion Savage, 25, possession of a controlled substance, $1,500 bond; Michael Robinson, 27, robbery, $75,000 bond; Chester Williams, 42, distribution of a controlled substance, $250,000 bond;...
Raid nets 22 arrests (05/09/04)
SIKESTON - Twenty-two Sikeston residents and a Cape Girardeau man were arrested in an early-morning warrant roundup Friday. With the participation of the SEMO Drug Task Force and about half of the warrants being drug-related, it was easy to mistake the operation as a "drug raid," but targeted suspects with state and local warrants were actually wanted on a variety of charges including robbery, burglary and first-degree assault...
Former NMCC star continues her dominance at Three Rivers (05/09/04)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Heather Robey is dressed for the occasion when she takes the field. Eye black is carefully lined under each eye, black socks rise just short of her knees and her visor is always flipped upside down and backwards. It's flashy apparel, but this pitcher is anything but flamboyant...
East Prairie bats come alive (05/09/04)
EAST PRAIRIE -- The East Prairie Eagles baseball team came into Friday afternoon's game with Caruthersville as a team that sometimes struggles at the plate. Friday was not one of those days. East Prairie scored early and often against the Tigers winning 15-7, improving their record to 13-4 on the season...
A family of black belts (05/09/04)
A family that kicks together, sticks together, is their motto. Pictured from left are black belt-ranked taekwondo martial artists John Warren, 2nd degree; his mother, Barbara Warren, 1st degree; her brother, Billy Thomure, first degree; and his daughter, Lydia Thomure, second degree. ...
Sikeston blasts Tigers (05/09/04)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs displayed a nice combination of power, pitching and defense in a 14-0 five-inning win over Clearwater on Friday at VFW Memorial Stadium. Clearwater coach Tim Green was impressed and, perhaps, a bit green with envy of the Bulldogs' performance...
Bluejay netters sweep (05/09/04)
CHARLESTON -- The Charleston Bluejay tennis team finished its regular season Friday with a 9-0 sweep of St. Mary's from Paducah, Ky. "Head coach Mitch Baker and I feel like we are playing some of our best tennis right now," said Bluejay assistant coach Seth Benton. "I think we can still improve but we are really playing some good tennis right now."...
SHS is first in SEMO meet (05/09/04)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Last year the Sikeston boys track and field team was winning the SEMO North Conference Track Meet heading into the last race of the day, before Poplar Bluff took the race and the meet by four points. On Friday, Sikeston made sure history didn't repeat itself as the Bulldogs outscored Poplar Bluff 89.5-80 to take the SEMO North Conference Title, their first since 1991. Cape Central finished third with 68.5 points followed by Jackson with 34...
Millie Lane (05/09/04)
WILSON CITY - Millie L. Lane, 87, died May 6, 2004, at the Charleston Manor. Born Feb. 3, 1917, in Halls, Tenn., daughter of the late George and Omie Ward Graham, she attended public schools in Carbondale, Ill., and was a member of the Heroines of Jericho. ...
John Wilson Sr. (05/09/04)
SIKESTON - John Lewis Wilson Sr., 86, died at 9:30 a.m. May 7, 2004, at his residence. Born Sept. 15, 1917, in Sikeston, son of the late Randol and Kathryn Tanner Wilson, he was a farm manager, farmer and land broker, managing the Tanner Farms for 70-plus years. ...
Sue Trivitt (05/09/04)
MALDEN - Sue Trivitt, 83, died May 7, 2004, at the Malden Nursing Center. Born Aug. 28, 1920, in Mountain Home, Ark., daughter of the late Steve and Dollie Stone, she was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Malden. On June 10, 1939, at Mountain Home, she married Russell Trivitt who preceded her in death on Sept. 7, 1976...
Births (published 5/9) (05/09/04)
SCOTT CITY - Nolon F. and Deanna Marie Sansoucie are the parents of their fourth child, first daughter, born at 8:45 a.m. April 7, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Abigail Grace Sansoucie weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 19 1/2-inches long...
Looking Back 5/9 (05/09/04)
SIKESTON - Pvt. and Mrs. Maurice Righter are parents of their first child, a son born April 26 at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis. SIKESTON - The 20th Annual American Legion Cotton Carnival will begin its four-day round of festivities in Sikeston Sept. 23 and end with the gala queen's ball Sept. 26, it was announced by James Warf, commander...
Sending a message (05/09/04)
The Sikeston Department of Public Safety conducted a substantial warrant round-up early Friday morning with excellent results. For starters, no one was hurt in the early-morning round-up. Also, 30 individuals were arrested on for a wide range of crimes including drug trafficking, robbery and assault. This is the type of pro-active law enforcement that our community wants and deserves. I think it's safe to assume that more warrant round-ups will be planned in the months ahead...
Your view: Session winds down (05/09/04)
As the legislative session begins to wind down, the final work on next year's state budget is at full throttle. This past week, budget negotiators ironed out the final details of Missouri's spending plan for fiscal year 2005. Education will receive a significant increase and state employees will get their first raise in three years...
Speakout 5/9 (05/09/04)
Recipe search I am looking for a recipe for processing dried fruit, especially apricots. Please put your number in the paper and I will call you. Where do they find these jurors who think it's all right to commit murder, rape, sell drugs and so forth? The lawyers who represent them are as low life as the ones who commit the crime. ...