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Stories from Thursday, June 10, 2004

Roots are running deep on one Scott County homestead (06/10/04)
BENTON - It's not too often that someone is able to trace the entire history of a piece of land they own. But Lois Spalding can. Spalding, a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, said "it has been interesting" tracing her roots, especially the history of her property...
Myers served in Reagan administration (06/10/04)
SIKESTON - Peter Myers doesn't recall what was said as he sat in on his first Cabinet meeting as deputy secretary of agriculture, but he vividly recalls the details of that day. Myers remembers searching for the Cabinet meeting room in the Executive Office and finding the proper chair designated for the Secretary of Agriculture. Next to him that day were James Baker and George H. Bush discussing issues prior to the meeting...
Residents recall Reagan visit to Sikeston (06/10/04)
SIKESTON - As the nation prepares to say good-bye to Ronald Reagan, some from Sikeston are recalling when the movie-star-turned-politician visited Sikeston. On April 1, 1965, Reagan was the guest speaker for the Sikeston Chamber of Commerce's annual banquet...
Ads for local map not sold by SACC (06/10/04)
SIKESTON -- Area residents receiving phone solicitations for ads to be featured in a map of Sikeston and parts of Scott County are urged to report the information immediately. According to Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Missy Marshall, the Chamber was contacted by a Chamber member concerning a sales phone call they received from individuals stating they are selling ads for maps displaying Sikeston and parts of Scott County...
Free memory screenings will be offered at MDMC (06/10/04)
SIKESTON - Feel like your memory is slipping lately? Then jot down a reminder - a free, confidential memory screening will be offered June 17 at Missouri Delta Medical Center. "A registered nurse will work with them to administer a mini mental status examination," said Rebekah Halter, community education manager for Senior Lifestyles at MDMC. "They'll just ask them questions regarding their memory. It takes about 15 minutes."...
Three Sikeston baseball players honored with all-state (06/10/04)
SIKESTON -- Several area standouts were honored with selection to the Missouri Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association all-state baseball teams. Sikeston seniors Blake DeWitt and Jacob Priday were first-team choices in Class 3 as were Oran seniors Matt Seyer and Garrett Roslen in Class 1...
Sikeston Legion wins opener (06/10/04)
SIKESTON - Since the Sikeston Senior Legion Post 114 baseball team had not had a full team practice except once this season, coach Charlie Dye wasn't exactly sure of what to expect in Wednesday's opener against Jackson. But he couldn't ask for a better way to start off the year as his Post 114 team defeated district opponent Jackson 5-0 at VFW Stadium...
Mary Jones (06/10/04)
BERTRAND - Mary Leanne Jones, 47, died at 6:50 p.m. June 9, 2004, at her residence in Bertrand. McMikle Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.
Jimmy Gore (06/10/04)
MATTHEWS - Jimmy Gore, 73, died June 9, 2004, at his home in Matthews. Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.
Carolyn Whitfield (06/10/04)
CHAFFEE -- Carolyn Mae Whitfield, 73, died June 9, 2004, at her home. Born Oct. 12, 1930, in Puxico, daughter of the late Harvey Leroy and Jessie Marie Litzelfelner Burnett, she retired as a cashier clerk for Associated Natural Gas Co. in Chaffee. She was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Chaffee and the Daughters of St. Ambrose...
Mary Rowden (06/10/04)
BERTRAND -- Mary E. Hawkins Rowden, 81, died June 8, 2004, at the home of her caretaker, Gloria Quarles of Bertrand. Born Aug. 16, 1922, in Charleston, daughter of the late Chester and Anna Mae Hawkins, she attended Charleston Public Schools and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in education from Lincoln University in Jefferson City. She retired from the Charleston R-1 School District after 45 years and was a member of Sander's Chapel A.M.E. Church in Wyatt, where she was the pianist...
Harry Anderson (06/10/04)
DEXTER -- Harry L. Anderson, 70, died June 9, 2004, at Missouri Southern Healthcare. Born Jan. 11, 1934, in Dexter, son of the late Frank and Effie Treat Anderson, he was a mechanic for Bud Shell Ford in Dexter for 32 years. A veteran of the U.S. Air Force, he was a member of the Dexter Elk's Lodge 2439...
Floye Terrell (06/10/04)
SIKESTON -- Floye L. Terrell, 92, died at 2:16 p.m. June 9, 2004, at her daughter's home in Sikeston. Born May 18, 1912, in Ballard County, Ky., daughter of the late Charles and Lady Elrod Skinner, she was a homemaker and of the Baptist belief. On May 7, 1928, in Charleston, she married William D. Terrell Jr., who preceded her in death on Sept. 29, 1987...
Mike Angle (06/10/04)
SIKESTON -- Michael Gene "Mike" Angle, 44, died at 5 p.m. June 9, 2004, at his residence. Born Aug. 25, 1959, in Fort Benning, Ga., to Dorma G. and Sue Clinton Angle of Sikeston, he was a 1978 graduate of Sikeston Senior High School. He also played the guitar and loved music...
Mary Aline Delk (06/10/04)
BERTRAND - Mary Aline Delk, 85, died at 10:06 a.m. June 9, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Oct. 24, 1918, in Mississippi County to the late James and Hazel Lane Cogdill, she had lived in Mississippi County her entire life. A member of the Bertrand United Methodist Church, she and her husband owned and operated Delk's Grocery in Bertrand for seven and half years. ...
Judy Burden (06/10/04)
SIKESTON -- Judy Sheryl Goode Burden, 55, died at 8:20 a.m. June 9, 2004, at her residence in Sikeston, after a yearlong battle with colon cancer. Born Sept. 28, 1948, in Sikeston, she was the youngest daughter of Hugh and Shirley Landers Goode, who survive of Sikeston. She was the beautiful wife of James G. Burden, who survives of the home in Sikeston...
Thelma Boyd (06/10/04)
EAST PRAIRIE - Thelma Boyd, 80, of East Prairie died at 1:27 a.m. June 10, 2004, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.
Marvin Hill (06/10/04)
CLARKTON -- Marvin Hill died June 8, 2004, at his home. Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.
Kay Hubbard (06/10/04)
ADVANCE - Anita Kay Hubbard, 55, formerly of Sikeston, died June 8, 2004, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center-North in Poplar Bluff, Missouri. Born March 9, 1949, in Crowder, daughter of the late Wilbert Abraham and Gladys Rachael Bell Gossett, she was a member of Parker Memorial Pentecostal Holiness Church. She had been a line worker in the cook plant at Tyson Foods in Dexter...
Sullenger - Henry (06/10/04)
NEW MADRID -- Lynn and Karen Sullenger have announced the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Nicole, to John D. "Johnny" Henry III, son of John D. and Carol Henry Jr. of New Madrid. A 2002 graduate of New Madrid County Central High School, the future bride is employed by Montgomery Bank in Sikeston...
Faulkner - Cox (06/10/04)
NEW MADRID -- Mr. and Mrs. Samuel H. Faulkner have announced the engagement of their daughter, Lisa Nicole, to Christopher T. Cox, son of Connie L. Bradford of Nixa. A 2001 graduate of New Madrid County Central High School, the future bride expects to graduate from Southeast Missouri State University at Cape Girardeau in May 2005 with a Bachelor of Science in advertising and marketing and a minor in retailing. She is currently employed by Walgreens pharmacy...
Looking Back 6/10 (06/10/04)
SIKESTON - Four boys from the 1944 graduating class are to report for induction at Jefferson Barracks Tuesday. The boys, who will go from Jefferson Barracks to Washington University for a three-month course, are: Bill Colwick, Bot Mitchell, Lee Matthews and Chris Porter...
FCC fines will not stop Howard Stern (06/10/04)
You either love Howard Stern or you hate him. Well that may be a bit of an exaggeration but the controversial radio-television shock host is more than familiar with controversy. Stern's shows are laden with foul language and sexually explicit "humor." The Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday handed down the largest fine in history to resolve complaints against the Stern show. I fear it will not be nearly enough to alter the Stern format...
Your view: It's in their blood (06/10/04)
When a firefighter is off duty, most people think they leave their boots and hat at work. That is not the case with a friend and good neighbor of mine. Ricky Rapert of Sikeston was finishing up some yard work, and fixing to lie down before his shift, when he smelt that very familiar odor of danger. ...
Your view: Reagan and Bush (06/10/04)
How soon will it be before the love and respect being shown Ronald Reagan this weekend (6/05/04) turns to vitriolic attacks on George Bush for trying to exploit the death of Ronald Reagan? I think the "main stream media" is already poised to jump on any mention of the obvious similarities of George Bush and Ronald Reagan by the Bush Campaign, and accuse Republicans of "exploiting" a poor "mediocre" man's death for Bush's campaign purposes...
Speakout 6/10 (06/10/04)
I'm calling in response to the person who was looking for someone willing to share woodworking skills. If you would give me a call at 471-2278, I do woodworking and would be happy to help you. Thank you. --- I have a 50-gallon barrel with a lid if the person still wants one. It is 472-4813...