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Stories from Monday, June 7, 2004

Student with CP triumphs (06/07/04)
PORTAGEVILLE -- It's hard not to get motivated when it comes to Brian Taylor. Although the 21-year-old from Portageville was stricken with cerebral palsy as a child, he has never considered his condition a barrier, especially when it comes to getting what he wants...
Protection from harmful sun rays can help prevent long-term trouble (06/07/04)
SIKESTON - Would you go outside in the snow for a prolonged period of time without wearing warm clothes, a coat and gloves? Would you let your child? Chances are, probably not. Yet, many people go out into the sun without any protection, which is just as harmful...
Sikeston places third (06/07/04)
COLUMBIA - It wasn't the state championship that they so coveted, but the Sikeston Bulldogs baseball team finished the 2004 season with a victory, defeating Grain Valley 11-7 in the MSHSAA Class 3 third place game on Saturday at Taylor Stadium in Columbia...
Sharks place second at Bluff (06/07/04)
POPLAR BLUFF -- The Sikeston Sharks swim team took second at the Poplar Bluff Swim Meet held Saturday. Kennett won the event with 845 points followed by Sikeston's 367. Charleston finished fourth (108) while Dexter (44) placed fifth. "I was impressed," said coach Megan Nelson. "Our younger swimmers really stepped up. I put some of them in (longer races) and all of them did really well...
Zimmerman's four hits leads Ultimate to 9-5 victory (06/07/04)
SIKESTON -- Results of Thursday's Sikeston Area Youth Baseball action were as follows. Tristin Zimmerman stroked four hits in four at-bats to lead Ultimate, while teammates Ty Householder, Lucas Hurley and Trevor McLean collected two hits each. Gavin Moore led First National with three hits, including a home run and a triple. Hunter Deane and Conner Merideth had two hits apiece...
Euda Russom (06/07/04)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services conducted Saturday for Euda Russom, 89, formerly of Kewanee, who died June 3, 2004, were: Mark Pearson, Marshall Russom Jr., Brent Russom, Scott Smith, Bryn Ledbetter and Jason Merritt.
Minnie Gadberry (06/07/04)
ORAN -- Minnie Alice Gadberry, 85, died at 2 a.m. June 6, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born March 8, 1919, in Lamar, Ark., daughter of the late James and Harriet Hull Terry, she was a member of the Greater Vision Pentecostal Church in Chaffee...
Naomi Grace (06/07/04)
SIKESTON - Naomi Ruth Grace, 48, died at 2:30 a.m. June 6, 2004, at her home. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints where a memorial service will be held at 2 p.m.
Doris Clayton (06/07/04)
SIKESTON -- Doris E. Clayton, 65, died June 5, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston following a 16-year illness. Born Dec. 27, 1938, in New Madrid, daughter of the late John P. and Pearlie Young Allen, she was a member of the North Acres General Baptist Church...
Ruth Pfefferkorn (06/07/04)
CHAFFEE -- Ruth Ervin Pfefferkorn, 89, died the morning of June 4, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Dec. 31, 1914, in Cape Girardeau, she was the daughter of the late Edward Marion and Mary Leona Crump Ervin. On Dec. 31, 1938, she married E. "Mike" Pfefferkorn who preceded her in death on Dec. 17, 1986...
Looking Back 6/7 (06/07/04)
SIKESTON - Miller Moll departed Wednesday for Detroit, Mich., where he has employment. SIKESTON - The Bank of Sikeston is proud to announce that construction will begin shortly on its new Motor Bank, to be located on the northeast corner of Highway 61 and Greer Street, east of the shoe factory and south of the Ross Texaco Station. This new facility has been planned for the ultimate in drive-in banking...
Your view: Great job (06/07/04)
I just wanted to let you know what a great job your staff is doing covering Sikeston High School baseball. The pictures that Tim Jaynes took at the North County game were spectacular. The biggest plays of the game were captured in some of the best sports pictures I've seen...
Speakout 6/7 (06/07/04)
In response to the Little League politics, I have been in and around Sikeston Little League for more than a decade. I will admit there are a few Little League coaches who think that winning is everything. This is not the mindset of all of the coaches. ...