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Stories from Thursday, June 24, 2004

Clifford visits (06/24/04)
A mother and daughter participate in a song during the Sikeston Public Library's Preschool Story Time Wednesday morning. "Clifford the Big Red Dog" visited over 125 preschool children in two sessions. Each child received a free "Clifford" book from Scholastic...
Sweetcorn Festival events (06/24/04)
Beauty Pageant for ages 13-15, 16-18 7 p.m. at high school auditorium Contact: Kandi Staples 649-2702 Bake Sale 9 a.m. at Nutrition Center 649-5805 Chamber Bar-B-Que All-day event Sponsored by the East Prairie Sweetcorn Committee and Chamber Dunking booth...
Annual Tour de Corn is planned for Saturday (06/24/04)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Move over Lance Armstrong and make room on the open road for participants of Saturday's third annual Tour de Corn. Held in conjunction with East Prairie's 30th Annual Sweetcorn Festival, Tour de Corn offers bicyclists from all over the country the choice of three rides -- 15, 30 or 60 miles...
TIF commission discusses redevelopment (06/24/04)
SIKESTON - The public hearing for a proposed redevelopment project at the old Missouri Department of Transportation complex will reconvene July 7. Members of the Tax Increment Financing Commission for the City of Sikeston met Wednesday to review the redevelopment plan and receive comments from taxing jurisdictions and the public but were unable to take action after being advised the figures will be changed slightly to enhance financing...
Sikeston Legion wins big, 12-0 (06/24/04)
DRAFFENVILLE, Ky. - The Sikeston Senior American Legion Post 114 baseball team jumped on Calvert City (Ky.) early on Wednesday to win 10-2 at Johnny Miller Park in Draffenville. Joey Bickings blasted a two-run home run in the top of the second inning to get the bats going, giving Post 114 a 2-0 lead...
Auxiliary Unit 114 rolls through Cape (06/24/04)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston Junior Legion Auxiliary Unit 114 baseball team defeated Cape Girardeau Junior Legion on Wednesday at VFW Stadium in a District 14 game 12-1 in five innings. Sikeston jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning when Josh Jackson singled and eventually scored on Tyler Baker's sacrifice fly...
Ava Maudlin (06/24/04)
ROBERTSDALE, Ala. - Ava Jewell Maudlin, 92, died June 22, 2004, at her home. Born April 3, 1912, in Paragould, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Fonza and Alice Riggs Bryant. On May 22, 1930, in Dryden, Ark., she married Ogal Maudlin who preceded her in death on Aug. 29, 1985...
Andrew Reed (06/24/04)
DEXTER - Andrew Franklin Reed, 88, died June 22, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Dec. 10, 1915, at Powe, son of the late Herman and Tessie Owens Reed, he had been employed in the body shop of General Motors in Pontiac, Mich...
Marina Klipfel (06/24/04)
ORAN - Marina Lorena Klipfel, 82, died June 23, 2004, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Born March 27, 1922, in New Hamburg, daughter of the late Joseph Nicholas and Coletta Theresa Baudendistel Welter, she retired as a machine operator for the Carr Binding Company in Oran and was later a teacher's aide at Oran Elementary School. ...
Norma Wilson (06/24/04)
SIKESTON - Norma D. Wilson, 39, died June 24, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Dorothy Richards (06/24/04)
ORAN - Dorothy K. Richards, 74, died June 23, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran.
Robert Wheatley (06/24/04)
ANNISTON - Robert Eugene Wheatley, 68, formerly of East Prairie, died June 23, 2004, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Birth (Published 6/24) (06/24/04)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Scott and Manda Hequembourg are the parents of a daughter, born at 10:24 p.m. May 12, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center. Holly Hart Hequembourg weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces and was 19 1/2-inches long. Grandparents are Don and LaDonna Hequembourg of East Prairie, Burt and Reba Heller of Kennett and Mike and Judy Stevenson of Doniphan...
Squires - Sadler (06/24/04)
SIKESTON -- Tammy and Daryl Tarrants and Tim and Tammy Squires have announced the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Renee Squires, to Eric Don Sadler, son of the late Micheal Sadler and Barbie Sadler. A 2001 graduate of Sikeston Senior High School, the future bride is employed by Lowe's Home Improvement...
Pitts - Mooneyhan (06/24/04)
SIKESTON -- James R. and Charlotte Mooneyhan Sr. have announced the engagement of their son, James Russell Mooneyhan Jr., to Amber Michelle Pitts, daughter of Nolan and Janie Erwin of Chidester, Ark. The future bride is a 2002 graduate of Camden-Fairview High School...
Feeherty - Andrews (06/24/04)
JONESBORO, Ark. -- Mary Pat Blackman of New Madrid, Mo., and Michael Andrews of Collierville, Tenn., have announced the engagement of their son, Nicholas Andrews, to Stephanie Feeherty, daughter of John and Sequoia Feeherty of Jonesboro. The future bride is the granddaughter of Imogene Gentry of Jonesboro and the late Mr. ...
Looking Back 6/24 (06/24/04)
ORAN - Mrs. Minnie Gouge moved to Steele recently. ESSEX - Rep. Tom Baker of Stoddard County today called attention to the U.S. Supreme Court ruling which, he said, could result in Stoddard County not having a representative in the Missouri Legislature after next year. ...
Missouri's lottery proves to be a winner (06/24/04)
Say what you want about the Missouri lottery, officials on Wednesday said transfers to public education in Missouri will hit a record $230 million this year. That's an increase of just under 20 percent from last year and proves the popularity of the various games that make up the lottery...
Speakout 6/24 (06/24/04)
In response to the letter about obese people who draw Social Security checks, obesity is an addiction just like alcoholism or smoking. It is a hard habit to break. Do you really think obese people really want to look like that? Apparently you are thin and have never experienced being overweight. ...