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Stories from Sunday, June 13, 2004

Taking a gamble on illegal gaming (06/13/04)
SIKESTON - They are there right under our noses at convenience stores, taverns, pool halls - even veteran organizations. Cherry Masters, Eight Liners, Fruit Bonus and video poker are the most common names. They claim to be for amusement only, but the Missouri Department of Public Safety is anything but amused...
Communities have coalesced behind Charlie (06/13/04)
SIKESTON -- About six months into the deployment of Charlie Company of the 1140th Engineer Battalion, community support remains strong. "I don't have anyone over there personally, but they are fellow Americans who are putting everything on the line for us and making tremendous sacrifices -- the least we can do is this," theorized Dixie Rolwing of Charleston, a volunteer of Coalition Charlie Company...
TV of the future attracts fans today (06/13/04)
SIKESTON -- When Richard Breland purchased his 65-inch projection High-Definition (HD) Ready TV a couple of months ago, he slept on his couch for two weeks straight. "The picture and sound are so crisp -- It's a total package," Breland commented...
Sikeston's Blake DeWitt caps off his amazing four-year career with another brilliant season (06/13/04)
Not much can be said about Sikeston High School baseball star Blake DeWitt that hasn't already been said. To the point of sounding redundant, simply put, DeWitt is best high school baseball player to ever walk through the doors of Sikeston High School...
All S-D Dream Team (06/13/04)
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The Area's Best (06/13/04)
Top Hitter: Blake DeWitt, Sikeston --------------------------------------------------- Top Defensive Player: Caleb Daughtee, Kelly --------------------------------------------------- Best Clutch Performer: Blake DeWitt, Sikeston ---------------------------------------------------...
Sikeston standout signs contract with the Dodgers (06/13/04)
SIKESTON - Sikeston High School baseball All-American Blake DeWitt officially became a Los Angeles Dodger on Friday afternoon when he signed a six-year contract with the storied franchise. DeWitt, who was drafted by the Dodgers with the 28th pick in the first round, received a signing bonus of $1.2 million and he will receive the base minor league salary set by Major League Baseball...
Obermark strikes out nine in getting the win for Wild Eyes (06/13/04)
SIKESTON - Here are the results from Friday's Sikeston Area Youth Baseball action. Some games are late results from Thursday night. Lions exploded for eight runs in the third inning to win the game. Jamie Kindle, Jason Isaacs and Trey Little all combined for the win for Lions...
Sikeston sweeps Fulton County (06/13/04)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston Post 114 maximized its scoring opportunities and received another solid pitching performance to keep its American Legion record unblemished. Sikeston upped its record to 3-0 with a 5-2 win in the opener of a two-game set against the Fulton County (Ky.) Xpress (4-4) at VFW Stadium on Friday...
Recuperative facility opens (06/13/04)
SIKESTON - Clearview Nursing Center will offer a new program beginning Monday to service the medical and rehabilitative needs of patients who are in transition from the acute care hospital setting to their homes. This advanced recuperative program will be housed adjacent to Clearview Nursing Center and is an independent skilled and rehabilitation facility. The facility will be known as Delta West at Clearview...
Jerry Jones (06/13/04)
BOOMER, W.Va. -- Jerry Rodney Jones, 73, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died at 2:55 a.m. June 10, 2004, at the Charleston Area Memorial Hospital in Charleston. Son of the late Carmelita Jones New, he retired after 26 years of service as director of student teaching at West Virginia University Institute of Technology in Montgomery. ...
Sue Thompson (06/13/04)
SIKESTON -- Clara Sue Thompson, 61, died June 12, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Sept. 16, 1942, in Essex, daughter of the late Harold Loran and Jewell Irene Nichols Hooks, she was a member of the Crow Congregational Methodist Church in Matthews. She was a cook for seven years for Sikeston Public Schools and then worked as a packer for Brown Shoe Co. for 18 years before retiring...
Marvin Gream Sr. (06/13/04)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Marvin C. Gream Sr., 90, died June 11, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
Crawford Edwards Sr. (06/13/04)
BRENTWOOD -- Crawford W. Edwards Jr., 70, formerly of Charleston, died at 6:24 p.m. June 11, 2004, at his home in Brentwood. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Mike Angle (06/13/04)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for Michael Gene Angle, 44, of Sikeston who died June 9, 2004, were: Nathan Mays, Kenny Parker, Chris Berry, Al Wooley, Anthony Angle and Marshall Russell. Services were conducted Saturday at the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Births (Published 6/13) (06/13/04)
EAST PRAIRIE - Allana Carlyle and Bradley Wheatley are the parents of their third child, first son, born April 28, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Ethan Alan Carlyle weighed 5 pounds, 5 ounces and was 19 1/4-inches long. Maternal grandparents are Allen Carlyle and Shirley Carlyle...
Looking Back 6/13 (06/13/04)
SIKESTON - A portion of the sparsely distributed penicillin, wonder drug of the medical world, is in possession of Dr. T.C. McClure. It is believed his office is one of the few places in five counties where the drug can now be gotten. --- VANDUSER - Pvt. Wallace Hunt, formerly of Vanduser and Sikeston, has been injured in action in Italy, the War Department has informed his father, W.C. Hunt of Los Angeles, Calif...
Teenager's life was doomed from birth (06/13/04)
Dominic Williams will be buried this week. State taxpayers will provide the funds for the funeral - a private donor has provided the headstone. Dominic would have turned 17 this past week. Dominic Williams was an unwanted baby, born to an uncaring mother and an unnamed father. ...
Speakout 6/13 (06/13/04)
The person who needs the yard work done should put their number in Speakout because other people would like to call. Also I would like to know what kind of grades these presidents and candidates are running made. I know they were in the Ivy League schools and they don't say what kind of grades they made. ...