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Stories from Tuesday, June 1, 2004

Memorial Day (06/01/04)
United States Marine Corps Lt. Colonel Glenn Schneider places a wreath at the Sikeston Veteran's Park during Memorial Day Services Monday. The guest speaker of the event was retired Colonel Jack Jackson, United States Marine Corps.
Three are nabbed in burglary (06/01/04)
WARDELL - An alert cafe owner led police to three men suspected of burglarizing his business. At 11:50 p.m. Monday, the owner of the Stop Light Cafe in Wardell called the Pemiscot County Sheriff's Office to report a burglary. The caller stated he was in pursuit of the suspects, providing the vehicle's direction of travel, a description and the license plate number...
Veteran recalls memories of war (06/01/04)
NEW HAMBURG - "I don't know if I would do it again, but looking back, it probably wasn't as bad as it seemed at the time," said Vernon "Sheenie" Scherer about his service as a private first class in the Korean War. While Monday was a day to reflect on those lost in battle, it was also a day many veterans recalled their own close brushes with death, including Scherer, who lost his right eye in Korea...
Storms tear through area (06/01/04)
SIKESTON - Severe storms Sunday night produced funnel clouds, unleashed torrential downpours and caused several power outages. Residents of Portageville spent part of their Memorial Day holiday recovering from the storm, which blew trees into buildings and power lines...
Sikeston makes return trip to final four (06/01/04)
SIKESTON - Playing one day after perhaps the greatest win in school history, one might understand if the Sikeston Bulldogs weren't as sharp as usual when taking on Herculaneum on Saturday. But they still had enough left to defeat the Blackcats 10-6 in a Class 3 quarterfinal game at VFW Stadium...
Jones, Robey place at state tennis tourney (06/01/04)
SPRINGFIELD - Sikeston's doubles tennis tandem of Peter Jones and Chris Robey accomplished on Saturday what perhaps no other Bulldog athlete had ever accomplished -- placing at the state tennis tournament. After winning their first two matches on Friday, the two were guaranteed a top four finish at Cooper Tennis Complex in Springfield...
Sikeston tracksters place ninth at state (06/01/04)
JEFFERSON CITY - The Sikeston Bulldog track and field team finished a disappointing ninth place in the MSHSAA Class 3 Track and Field Championships on Saturday at Dwight T. Reed Stadium in Jefferson City. The Bulldogs, qualified in 11 different events, were considered one of the favorites in the meet but the team only managed 20 points to tie DeSoto for ninth place...
Shumaker will be guest of honor for birthday (06/01/04)
SIKESTON -- Iris Lee Shumaker of Bell City will be guest of honor for a birthday celebration Thursday at Susie's Bake Shoppe in Sikeston. A dutch-treat luncheon is set for noon and the tea is from 2 to 4 p.m. Shumaker was a nurse for Dr. A.D. Martin before retiring. Friends are invited to attend the event...
June Watson (06/01/04)
SIKESTON - June C. Watson, 79, died June 1, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Linda Carter (06/01/04)
NEW MADRID - Linda June Carter, 56, died May 29, 2004, at Sells Rest Home in Matthews. Born June 5, 1947, in New Madrid, daughter of Curt Williams of Michigan City, Ind., and the late Bernadean Bramlett Williams, she was a member of American Legion Post 595 Ladies Auxiliary and Eagles Aerie 4206 Ladies Auxiliary in New Madrid...
Ernest Weems (06/01/04)
EAST PRAIRIE - Ernest Ray Weems, 77, died at 2:30 a.m. May 31, 2004, at his home in East Prairie. Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.
Jettie Patterson (06/01/04)
NEW MADRID - Jettie Lee Patterson, 84, died May 27, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Aug. 30, 1919, in Senatobia, Miss., daughter of the late J.D. and Ora Atkins Richardson, she was a member of the Beebe Memorial CME Church in New Madrid, where she served on the Usher Board. She was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and Neighborhood Watch Program...
Arnold Guzman (06/01/04)
ORAN - Arnold Guzman, 68, died at 5:55 p.m. May 30, 2004, at his home. Born Dec. 14, 1935, in San Antonio, son of the late Cercenio and Ysidra Garcia Gusman, he was a retired farmer for Louis Watkins Farms. He was a member of Guardian Angel Catholic Church and St. Joseph Sodality in Oran...
William Love (06/01/04)
MALDEN - William Anthony Love, 52, formerly of Clarkton, died May 28, 2004, at the Malden Nursing Center. Born Sept. 13, 1951, in Blytheville, Ark., he was the son of the late William and Carrie Lee Robinson Love. Survivors include: two daughters, Rachel Smith of Poplar Bluff and Petrina Love of Malden; five sisters, Pearlie Smith, Joann Franklin and Jeanette Franklin of York, Pa., Brenda Turner of Blytheville and Laura Anderson of Milwaukee; four brothers, Willie Love of Clarkton, George Jackson of Essex, Winford Love of York and Odell Love of Alaska; and three grandchildren.. ...
Wilma Lemons (06/01/04)
DEXTER - Wilma Lemons, 89, died May 29, 2004, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center. Born April 21, 1915, in Essex, daughter of the late Olando and Ann Tucker Smith, she was a member of the Second General Baptist Church in Dexter. On Aug. 18, 1931, at Essex, she married James David Lemons who preceded her in death on Nov. 9, 1973...
Shirley Hopper (06/01/04)
ORAN - Shirley Marie Hopper, 57, died May 30, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born April 1, 1947, in St. Louis, daughter of the late George and Virginia Masters Worley, she was a housewife and homemaker. She was also a member of the New Life Christian Center Church in Morley...
Charles Stringfellow (06/01/04)
CHAFFEE - Charles "Blue" Stringfellow, 76, died at 5:40 a.m. May 29, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Dec. 4, 1927, in Chaffee, son of the late James and Nanny Smith Stringfellow, he was a member of the First General Baptist Church in Jackson. ...
Carroll Findley (06/01/04)
DUDLEY - Carroll Findley, 90, died May 31, 2004, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Born Oct. 6, 1913, in Stoddard County, son of the late Samuel and Barbara Capps Findley, he was of the General Baptist belief. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he was a former manager for the U.S. Department of Agriculture before retiring...
Wayne Rodery (06/01/04)
BERNIE - Wayne Rodery, 81, died May 28, 2004, at the Malden Nursing Center. Born March 21, 1923, in Clay County, Ark., son of the late Joe and Ethel Mae George Rodery, he attended the Nazarene Church in Bernie. On Dec. 20, 1947, in St. Louis, he married Helen Marie Blevins who preceded him in death on March 13, 1990...
Nave - Debrock (06/01/04)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Jennifer Renee Nave and Lanson Ivan Debrock exchanged wedding vows in a 1:30 p.m. ceremony Jan. 3, 2004, at St. Eustachius Catholic Church before the Rev. John Friedel. Mary Catherine Barnes of Portageville and Kristine Schreckenberg, sister of the bridegroom, served as lectors...
Looking Back 6/1 (06/01/04)
SIKESTON - Mrs. J.R. Carroll delightfully entertained Friday with a party for her daughter, Abbie, who that day celebrated her birth anniversary. SIKESTON - Miss Donna Ray Dumay, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Dumay of Route Four of Sikeston, was announced as the valedictorian of the 1964 graduating class of Scott Central High School at graduation exercises May 21. Salutatorian was Larry LaCroix, son of Mrs. Barbara LaCroix of Sikeston Route Four, and the late Ed LaCroix...
Speakout 6/1 (06/01/04)
I am looking for someone in town who would be willing to share their woodworking skills. I am looking for someone who could cut out craft pieces, bird houses, etc., and if anyone is interested, please leave a number in SpeakOut. To the "nut case" on Bonus Hill, when you get your little pit bull out, see if I don't call DPS on you...