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Stories from Tuesday, May 25, 2004

Monday accident (05/25/04)
The intersection of South Main and Malone was blocked Monday afternoon after a two car accident. At approximately 3:50 p.m. officers with the Sikeston Department of Public Safety responded to the accident as one driver was reported as being trapped in the vehicle. No other information was released by DPS...
Sophomore wins SHS car giveaway (05/25/04)
SIKESTON - "Awww," came the chorus of groans after three individual students failed in their attempts to unlock the door of the 2001 Dodge Stratus parked in front of Sikeston High School on Monday afternoon. Sophomore Tyler Wallace was the fourth student to step up to the driver's side door. ...
New DRA program to supply doctors (05/25/04)
SIKESTON - Missouri Delta Medical Center officials are hopeful a new Delta Regional Authority program will deliver on its promise to supply the area with more doctors. With the start up of the Delta Regional Authority's Physician J-1 Visa Waiver Program, better and greater access to quality healthcare received a "shot in the arm," according to federal DRA co-chairman Pete Johnson's recent press release. ...
Graduation preparation (05/25/04)
SIKESTON -- Over 3,000 people are expected to witness 240 students receive their diplomas tonight during the Sikeston Senior High School graduation ceremony. And as Sikeston High School Principal Tom Williams points out, preparing for tonight's big event involves somewhat of a lengthy process -- and countless people...
Dust is named new DED director (05/25/04)
SIKESTON - There is now a new face to attract business and industry in Sikeston as Edward J. Dust has been named the city's new director of economic development. The announcement came in a statement released by Sikeston City Manager Doug Friend Monday afternoon...
DeWitt Auction blasts Elks Lodge; Ferrell strikes out 12 in five innings (05/25/04)
SIKESTON - Here are the results from Monday's Sikeston Area Youth Baseball. JUNIOR BABE RUTH House of Color 9, 1st National Bank 3 House of Color was never threatened as they rolled to the victory. Lambert was the winning pitcher, throwing four innings and allowing one run off three hits...
Kimberly Ring (05/25/04)
TUCSON, Ariz. -- Kimberly Gaye Ring, 41, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died May 24, 2004, at her home in Tucson. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Ray Kettles Sr. (05/25/04)
SIKESTON - Ray Allen Kettles Sr., 57, died May 24, 2004, at his home. Born June 27, 1946, in Cape Girardeau, son of the late Leo and Virginia Horn Kettles, he was a self-employed mechanic and a lifelong drag racer at the Sikeston Drag Strip. He was of the Baptist belief...
Tommy Culp (05/25/04)
EAST PRAIRIE - Charles T. "Tommy" Culp, 74, died at 7:10 a.m. May 25, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 6, 1929, in East Prairie, son of the late Carel and Vivian Upton Culp, he lived in East Prairie his entire life where he was a member of the Church of God. A U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War, he retired as a truck driver for Farm products and was a member of Charleston VFW Post 4294...
Dan Delplane (05/25/04)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services conducted Monday at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston for Dan E. Delplane, 80, of Blytheville, Ark., and formerly of Sikeston, who died May 21, 2004, were: Chester Yarber, Vince Longstreet, Kenny Lawrence, Kenny Gilmore, Danny Delplane and Jeff Taylor...
William Bond (05/25/04)
HOPWOOD, Pa. -- William Eric Bond, 57, formerly of Charleston, Mo., died May 19, 2004, at his home in Hopwood. Born Aug. 20, 1946, in Sikeston, Mo., son of Cora Lee Schneider McMinn of Charleston, he had lived in Pennsylvania for many years and was a U.S. Navy veteran...
Peggy Stoll (05/25/04)
DEXTER - Marion "Peggy" Stoll, 92, died May 24, 2004, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born June 7, 1911, in Lyons, Kan., daughter of the late Edward S. and Anne Mae Gibson Rogers, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Dexter. She had worked as a bookkeeper at Dexter High School for 18 years and as a secretary for the Dexter Board of Education...
Dale Sipult (05/25/04)
SIKESTON - Dale Richard Sipult, 78, died May 24, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Nov. 25, 1925, in Goddar, Kan., son of the late Bud and Elizabeth Poschen Sipult, he was a member of Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church. During his 40 years as a truck driver, he had been employed by Complete Auto Transit and Midway Wholesale Florist before retiring...
Hinton - Montoya (05/25/04)
LAS VEGAS -- Esther Kathryn "Kathy" Hinton and Steven Raul Montoya were married May 15, 2004, in Las Vegas. The bride is the daughter of Bob and Jean Hinton and Cindy Dyson of Sikeston, Mo. She has been assistant to the director of operations for the Los Angeles Dream Center for more than two years...
Bohannon - Gordon (05/25/04)
SIKESTON -- John and Phyllis Bohannon have announced the engagement of their daughter, Karen Elaine, to Christopher Michael Gordon, son of Robert and Brenda Gordon of Flat Rock, N.C. A 1994 graduate of Sikeston Senior High School, the future bride is also a 2000 graduate of the Three Rivers Community College School of Nursing. She works as a registered nurse in the emergency department at Margaret R. Pardee Hospital in Hendersonville, N.C...
Looking Back in Time at May 25 (05/25/04)
SIKESTON - Sikeston High School news: Yvonne Bugbee was elected to head the Red Pepper organization for 1944-45 at the annual Red Pepper banquet Friday. Other officers are: Bettie Hirshbery, vice cayenne; Rosemary Proffer, secretary; and Martha Stevens, treasurer...
Sikeston loses man of vast knowledge (05/25/04)
Manuel Drumm was one tough man. Rarely at a loss with a sense of humor and never at a loss with a strong, informed opinion, Drumm died Saturday. It will be difficult to gauge the loss of his keen insight and vast knowledge of our community. I well remember reporting on city council meetings as a cub reporter over 30 years ago when city hall was located on South Kingshighway. ...
SpeakOut 5/25 (05/25/04)
Here we go again with some liberal idiot blaming the world's problems on the Republicans. First of all, you're an idiot. Now I will move on. If it were not for the stupidity of Bill "cigar" Clinton and his liberal-ass friends in the House at the time, we would have taken care of Bin-Laden and not had this terrible 9/11 attack. ...