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Stories from Thursday, June 17, 2004

Two are arrested on drug charges (06/17/04)
CARUTHERSVILLE - An investigation by the Bootheel Drug Task Force and the Pemiscot County Sheriff's Office led to the arrest of two Caruthersville residents on drug charges. On June 10, officers set up surveillance at a residence just outside of Steele. According to a news release from the Drug Task Force, John McFall, 45, was observed in the process of manufacturing methamphetamine...
Annual Sikeston Corporate Games are now in full swing (06/17/04)
SIKESTON - Champions representing area businesses are once again meeting on a variety of fields for the 10th annual Sikeston Corporate Games. "Other than the weather, they seem to be going well," said Jiggs Moore, director of the city's parks department...
Farmers still feel effects of gas prices (06/17/04)
SIKESTON -- Gas prices may have taken a dip at the pump earlier this week, but farmers are still feeling the impact of high fuel prices -- and it looks as though they will for awhile. In addition to the higher prices for diesel to run tractors and other equipment, farmers are hit with increased costs for fertilizer and utilities to irrigate fields...
First National Bank nips Elks in Junior Babe Ruth action (06/17/04)
SIKESTON - Here are the results from Wednesday's Sikeston Area Youth Baseball action. Some of the games were made up from rainouts on Tuesday. Adam Kimball, Dennis Evans and Casey Burton combined for the win on the mound. Hunter Dillender was the losing pitcher for Elks...
Racking up a win (06/17/04)
Debbie Austin and Jimmy Jones of the Missouri Department of Transportation won the 2004 Corporate Games co-ed 8-ball tournament. The duo went through the double-elimination competition without a loss. Austin and Jones were the defending champions.
Bootheel Golf Club's Weekly Golf Glance (06/17/04)
LEAGUE NEWS: Hole n One - Robert Floyd, 212 yard No. 2 with a five iron while playing with Paul Keener, Carl and Don Merideth on Sunday, May 29. Junior Golf each Tuesday through July 6 from 9-10:30 a.m. Cost is $20 per session and includes lunch and instruction, range balls and green fees...
Collins, Alexander take first in Twilight Golf (06/17/04)
SIKESTON - Here is the Sikeston Country Club's Mulligan report from Twilight Golf on June 11 and the Men's Golf Association Low-Net Tournament. Twilight Golf A Flight: 1st: Collins/Alexander, 28 2nd: Hillman/May, 34 3rd: DeKriek/Offitt, 34 B Flight:...
Ancil Thompson (06/17/04)
CHARLESTON - Ancil E. Thompson, 92, died at 3:38 a.m. June 17, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born March 15, 1912, in Mississippi County, son of the late Charles Edmond and Lillie Savannah Patrick Thompson, he was of the Protestant belief. He lived in Mississippi County most of his life, where he was a farmer until retiring...
Earl Obermann (06/17/04)
CHAFFEE - Earl Leon Obermann Jr., 52, died at 5:10 p.m. June 17, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born July 19, 1951, in Cape Girardeau, son of the late Earl Leon and Virginia Marie Estes Obermann Sr., he was a forklift operator for the Dana Corporation in Cape Girardeau. He was a member of Chaffee Elks Lodge 1810 and Advance Eagles Aerie 4154...
Norma Litzler (06/17/04)
DEXTER - Norma J. Litzler, 70, died June 15, 2004, at Cypress Point Healthcare in Dexter. Born June 22, 1933, in Dexter, daughter of the late Fred and Rosalind Becking Litzler, she was affiliated with Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Dexter. She was an office clerk for Civil Service at various government installations before retiring...
Crandel Smith (06/17/04)
ST. PETERS - Crandel Ryan Smith, 41, died June 13, 2004, in Kissimmee, Fla. Arrangements are incomplete at Baue Funeral Home in St. Charles.
Joe Forman (06/17/04)
MATTHEWS - Joseph Gilbert "Joe" Forman, 74, went to be with the Lord on June 15, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born March 1, 1930, in Amboy, Ill., son of the late Gilbert Andrew and Inez McElfresh Forman, he was a truck driver for various companies for 22 years. A sales representative for Schwan's for 10 years, he also worked for Borden's Milk for 12-1/2 years before retiring...
Edd Massey (06/17/04)
SIKESTON - Thomas Edd Massey, 87, died at 10:37 p.m. June 16, 2004, at the Miner Nursing Center. Born Nov. 9, 1916, in Ayers, Miss., son of the late Phillip Turner and Solna Bell Garner Massey, he was a member of Bethel Missionary Baptist Church. He was a self-employed farmer and had been a mechanic for Malone & Hyde before retiring...
Linda McDonough (06/17/04)
CHAFFEE - Linda Lue "Conrad" McDonough, 61, died at 12:01 a.m. June 15, 2004, at her home. Born Dec. 8, 1942 in Randles, daughter of Mildred Brown Davis of Chaffee and the late John W. Crowden, she was a retired self-employed hairdresser. In August 1994, she married Hugh McDonough who preceded her in death on Oct. 3, 2003...
Joann Massey (06/17/04)
ADVANCE - Nina Joan "Joann" Massey, 65, died June 16, 2004, at the Advance Nursing Center. Born Oct. 3, 1938, in Greenbrier, daughter of the late Wiley and Pearline Cato Massey, she was raised by the late Floyd Kassinger. A member of Bethel General Baptist Church near Advance, she was the first patient at the nursing center...
Golden - Skelton (06/17/04)
GORDONVILLE -- Jennifer Golden and Matthew Skelton exchanged wedding vows April 17, 2004, at Christ Lutheran Church in Gordonville before the Rev. Gary Hoffstetter. The bride is the daughter of Brian and Teresa Golden of Cape Girardeau and granddaughter of Billy and Jerline Dicus of Sikeston...
Cooper - Wilson (06/17/04)
SIKESTON -- Mike and Jeanene Wilson have announced the engagement of their son, James Bradley, to Megan Elizabeth Cooper, daughter of Tracey and Sue Cooper of Wentzville. A 2001 graduate of Wentzville High School, the future bride is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in education at Lindenwood University in St. Charles, where she expects to graduate in December 2005...
Former area couple will mark golden anniversary (06/17/04)
NOBLESVILLE, Ind. -- Friends and relatives of the Rev. and Mrs. Donald R. Tawney, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., are invited to attend the couple's golden anniversary celebration from 3 to 6 p.m. June 27 in the Bessie Byrum Lounge at Park Place Church of God, located at 501 College Drive in Anderson...
Looking Back 6/17 (06/17/04)
MATTHEWS - Mr. and Mrs. J.L. Burchfield and family of Morley were guests Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. Talton Cannon. SIKESTON - In announcing his candidacy for re-election as sheriff of Scott County, John Dennis said that he felt he was justified in asking the voters to once again support him on the basis of continued service...
Debating the need for public debate (06/17/04)
The last thing Gov. Bob Holden wants in this upcoming Democratic gubernatorial primary election is to debate his feisty opponent Claire McCaskill. That is painfully obvious given the excuses Holden's camp is using to delay any public debate. In the end however, Holden and McCaskill will indeed debate publicly. We suspect when that occurs, voters will more fully understand Holden's reluctance...
Your view: Thank you (06/17/04)
We would like to thank our community partners for their donations to the New Madrid Youth League: Weekly Record, Richards Funeral Home, Dr. Timothy Rausch, A.C. Riley Cotton Co., Knights of Columbus, VFW Post 7183, VFW Auxiliary, Medlin Farms, Edward Jones, American Legion, Bank of New Madrid, New Madrid Eagles, New Madrid Eagles Auxiliary, Martindale Chevrolet, H&R Block, Craig Hunter Farms, United Steelworkers, Bud Henry Rentals, Associated Electric Co. ...
Speakout 6/17 (06/17/04)
I would like to speak out about the person who called in about the fat people and their clothes. First, of all it is none of your business unless you are buying the clothes. Second of all, people are people no matter what they are wearing. Is that part of your Christianity? I guess everyone should be so perfect like you think you are. ...