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Stories from Monday, May 10, 2004

Other projects go to nationals (05/10/04)
RISCO - In addition to the three performers, Risco Schools has other students competing at Nationals. Also going are: Kelsey Murphy, who placed second in her Junior Individual Documentary, will present "The Westmoreland Exchange: Encounter and Exchange in America's Vietnam Experience."...
Two killed in separate shootings (05/10/04)
SIKESTON -- Two men died in separate shootings in Scott and Mississippi Counties early Sunday morning, and officials believe the two incidents are related. Jemorrio A. Betts, 20, of Charleston died around 1 a.m. at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston after receiving a gunshot wound in his right side. Chance Kitchen, 25, of Charleston was pronounced dead at 4:15 a.m. at the hospital, also as the result of a gunshot wound...
Risco students bring history to life in their presentations (05/10/04)
RISCO - For hours, Anna Powell walked the halls of Risco High School trying to perfect the gait needed for her hoop skirt. Down the hall, Michael McCormick and Ricky McCord worked on their diction - each t, d and s on every word needed to be perfect...
Assault reported (05/10/04)
NEW MADRID - An investigation to an assault which hospitalized one and injured two others is under way. New Madrid County Sheriff Terry Stevens said officers from his department were notified of the assault Sunday evening. The assault occurred at an area known as "Scoop's Beach," which is located along the Mississippi River, south of the St. Jude's Industrial Park...
Doing a good deed (05/10/04)
Ryan Oetting, a member of Boy Scout Troop 41, paints a soccer goal at the Sikeston Sport Complex Saturday afternoon. Oetting was completing his community service to become an Eagle Scout with other members of his Troop. In the background the Order of the Arrow - Cherokee District, the Boy Scout Honor Society, plant trees during their National Day of Service. The Boy Scouts planted 150 pine trees at the Complex and CP Wing Matthews Park...
Sikeston kickers lose, 1-0 (05/10/04)
PERRYVILLE -- The Sikeston girls soccer team continued their struggle to score goals Friday, falling to St. Vincent of Perryville 1-0. St. Vincent's Whitney Guth scored the lone goal in a home win for the Squaws. Stacy Brown picked up the assist. St. Vincent's Michelle Herzog made five saves for the shutout. St. Vincent improved to 7-15...
Jackson coach resigns (05/10/04)
JACKSON -- Jackson boys basketball coach Mike Kiehne resigned his coaching position late last week. Kiehne led the Indians to a 22-5 record this season, their highest win total since 1993. He was the head coach at Jackson for three years and posted a record of 45-35 in that time...
Rozella Lovelace (05/10/04)
PADUCAH, Ky. - Rozella Oldham Lovelace, 86, died at 6 p.m. May 7, 2004, at Lourdes Hospital. Born Nov. 10, 1917, daughter of the late Alfred Andrew and Bessie Thompson Oldham, she was a member of the Rosebower Baptist Church. She worked at Starnes BBQ, was a cashier for Nolans Grocery and had also worked with CTS before retiring...
Peggy White (05/10/04)
LAKE ST. LOUIS - Ruth A. "Peggy" White, 72, died at 5:12 p.m. May 5, 2004, at St. Joseph Health Center in St. Charles. Born Jan. 24, 1932, in Wildcat, she was the daughter of Willie Traylor Moore of Charleston and the late Byrd Moore. Her husband, John W. "J.W." White, preceded her in death...
Oscar Long (05/10/04)
WARDELL - Oscar Long, 63, died May 7, 2004. Arrangements are incomplete at DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
Caroline Barnes (05/10/04)
EDDYVILLE, Ky. - Caroline Barnes, 94, formerly of Morley, Mo., died May 10, 2004, in Eddyville. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran.
Helen Brown (05/10/04)
BERNIE - Helen Jo Brown, 78, died at 4:50 p.m. May 9, 2004, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Born March 18, 1926, in Bernie, daughter of the late Joe and Mae McIntosh Charles, she was a member of the Bernie United Methodist Church. She was a Girl Scout leader in Matthews for many years and was a Home Start Teacher for the State of Missouri...
Melvin Kellum (05/10/04)
INDIANAPOLIS - Melvin Kellum, 80, died April 28, 2004, at the Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Born Feb. 7, 1924, in Arkansas, son of the late Willie and Annie Bell Kellum Spitler, he attended school in Arkansas. He retired from International Harvester after 30 years of service and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy...
Wanda Harris (05/10/04)
SIKESTON - Wanda B. Harris, 66, died May 8, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran.
Birth (published 5/10) (05/10/04)
ADVANCE - Donna Lee and Aaron Freed are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 12:52 p.m. April 7, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Molly Marie Freed weighed 6 pounds, 3 ounces and was 19-inches long. Maternal grandparents are Donald Lee of Advance and Billie Lee of Dexter...
Looking back 5/10 (05/10/04)
SIKESTON - Mrs. Lucille Alexander, formerly of Jefferson City, has accepted the position as bookkeeper at Garner-Dement Motor Co. SIKESTON - The Missouri Press Association has announced its awards in its Better Newspaper Contest. The Daily Standard was awarded third place in typographical improvement for dailies and two of its staff received honorable mention. ...
Speakout 5/10 (05/10/04)
Does anyone know about the Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Miss Rodeo Queen Pageant? In the past they have only advertised it a month prior to the event and that doesn't give contestants enough time to get prepared for the pageant. Hopefully, they will advertise it sooner. Does anybody know anything about it?...