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Stories from Monday, May 24, 2004

Prominent Sikeston attorney dies at 74 (05/24/04)
SIKESTON -- Former Sikeston City Attorney Manuel Drumm died May 22, 2004. He was 74. Born Nov. 11, 1929, in Cape Girardeau, son of Mr. and Mrs. Victor H. Drumm, the family moved to Columbia, where he spent his childhood. In 1945, he earned the rank of Eagle Scout. A graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in business and a doctorate of Law in 1953, he served on the Board of Editors and Law Review. In 1953, he was admitted to the Missouri Bar...
Catching the big one (05/24/04)
Allyson Vozar reels in a fish with the assistance of her dad, Paul, Saturday during the City of Sikeston's annual Fishing Derby. The fish was the first Allyson had ever caught.
Names sought for Hall of Fame (05/24/04)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston Public Schools is searching for more names to add to its Hall of Fame and Honor Wall this fall. Nominations of individuals for the two honors are currently being accepted through July 30; applications are available at the Sikeston R-6 Central Office...
Walgreens to anchor Main and Malone site (05/24/04)
SIKESTON - A redevelopment project with Walgreens as the anchor at the old Missouri Department of Transportation office site near the intersection of Main and Malone could "set the tone" for further improvements in the area. An ordinance designating Sikeston Acquisition, Inc. as the developer for the Main/Malone Redevelopment District and authorizing execution of preliminary funding agreement was approved as an emergency bill during the special City Council meeting today...
Oklahoma man killed in accident (05/24/04)
BENTON -- An Oklahoma resident sustained fatal injuries in a one-vehicle accident early Saturday. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, at 12:05 a.m. northbound motorist Jeff P. Lindly, 25, of Jay, Okla., was traveling in Scott County on Interstate 55, five miles south of Benton, when ran his vehicle off the roadway and overturned...
SHS running to state (05/24/04)
PERRYVILLE - It was a banner day for the Sikeston Bulldog track and field team at the Class 3, Sectional 1 meet on Saturday in Perryville. Of the 13 events Sikeston had competing, they had 11 finish in the top four to qualify for the Class 3 State Meet on Friday and Saturday in Jefferson City...
Sikeston and Charleston netters get eliminated (05/24/04)
ST. LOUIS - The Sikeston and Charleston tennis teams were eliminated from state competition on Saturday in St. Louis. Sikeston was defeated by John Burroughs 6-0 while Charleston lost to MICDS 5-0. Burroughs ended up winning the day with a 5-1 victory against MICDS...
Kelly's Lewer repeats as state high jump champ (05/24/04)
JEFFERSON CITY -- Kelly senior Nathan Lewer captured his second consecutive high jump championship at the MSHSAA Class 2 track and field meet on Friday. Lewer cleared 6 feet, 6 inches to defend his 2003 title, which he won with a height of 6-8. Lewer's teammate Michael Glastetter, a junior distance runner, finished fourth in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:00.96...
Sally Cox (05/24/04)
CHARLESTON -- Sally Joyce Cox, 72, died at 6:40 p.m. May 22, 2004, at the Bertrand Nursing Center. Born March 28, 1932, in East Prairie, daughter of the late Charlie E. and Edna Dalton Thurman, she had lived most of her life in Mississippi County and was a member of the Bridges United Methodist Church...
Edith Maness (05/24/04)
ORAN - Edith B. Maness, 80, died May 24, 2004, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Billy Walpole (05/24/04)
DEXTER - Billy Wayne Walpole, 31, died May 21, 2004, of injuries sustained in an accident in Dexter. Born Aug. 21, 1972, at Kissimmee, Fla., son of Larry and Mary Cowgur Walpole of Bloomfield, he lived in the Bloomfield area most of his life before moving to Dexter three years ago. He was employed by Good Humor-Breyers in Sikeston and was a member of the Faith Baptist Church in Morehouse...
Margaret Heppe (05/24/04)
CHARLESTON - Margaret Laverne Jackson Heppe, 59, died at 12:09 p.m. May 22, 2004, at her home. Born April 15, 1945, in Charleston, daughter of the late Serrah S. and Elsie Myrtle Sutton Sisk, she was a member of the Church of Christ in Morley and had been employed as a Home Health provider with Mid South Health Care Service...
Sally Harmon (05/24/04)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Sally Arebelle Harmon, 81, formerly of Sikeston, died May 22, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 13, 1922, at Lamar, Ark., daughter of the late Sylvester "C.C." and Lela Arebelle Allen Carter, she was of the Church of God belief...
Dollie Jenkins (05/24/04)
DEXTER - Dollie Jones Jenkins, 85, died May 22, 2004, at her home. Born Aug. 11, 1918, in Vanduser, daughter of the late John Harry Clark and Mary Jane Husk Clark Finley, she was a member of the Gospel Assembly Church in Dexter and was a retired seamstress for Inland Shoe Company...
Jewell Perry (05/24/04)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Jewell W. Perry, 84, formerly of Scott City, died May 21, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center, following an extended illness. Born Jan. 2, 1920, in Burkburnett, Texas, she was the daughter of the late John R. and Caroline Knight Williams. ...
John Hollaway (05/24/04)
SIKESTON - John H. "Sonny" Hollaway, 76, formerly of Kennett, died May 22, 2004, at his home in Sikeston. Born Dec. 8, 1927, in Flint, Mich., son of the late Theodore and Mary C. Gargas Hollaway, he was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Sikeston. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II...
George Savat (05/24/04)
NEW MADRID -- George Bernard Savat, 56, died May 22, 2004, at his home. Born June 4, 1947, in Conran, son of the late Leonard and Pearl Lovins Savat, he was employed by the City of New Madrid and was a member of the New Madrid Eagles. On Aug. 16, 1992, he married Aileen Savat who survives of the home...
Rex Spangberg (05/24/04)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Rex M. Spangberg, 65, died at 9 p.m. May 21, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born April 25, 1939, at St. Joseph, son of the late Victor and Dixie Miller Spangberg, he lived in Mississippi County for several years, moving from St. Louis where he was a radio announcer. He was also a collectible's dealer and author...
Walter Joseph (05/24/04)
DEXTER - Walter Joseph, 86, died May 22, 2004, at the Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Center in Dexter. Born April 2, 1918, in Stoddard County, son of the late Charles Edgar and Lula Allstun Joseph, he was of the Protestant belief. He was a retired farm laborer...
Births (published 5/24) (05/24/04)
David CHARLESTON - Charles and Tangela David are the parents of their third child, second daughter, born at 11:17 a.m. April 19, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Chakyra Rhea David weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces and was 20-inches long. Mrs. David is the former Tangela Williams, daughter of Earlene Cassell of Charleston. She is a student at Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau...
Looking Back in Time at May 24 (05/24/04)
SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. J.L. Baker, 720 Matthews, gave a party for their daughter, Sandra Sue, on her birthday. --- SIKESTON - Miss Anne Taylor, owner of Anne's Beauty Shoppe, 102 Ruth St., celebrated her 20th year in business in this community last Saturday...
SpeakOut 5/24 (05/24/04)
I have suffered with flu-like symptoms, sore skin, aches, sometimes my bones ache, nausea, chills diarrhea and all that goes with it, for quite some time. Sometimes I feel like I have a fever, but I don't have a fever. The doctor just looks at me like I don't know what I'm talking about. ...