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Stories from Friday, June 25, 2004

Refreshing way to shop for groceries (06/25/04)
SIKESTON - Are you looking for a place to find garden-fresh, locally grown produce? If so, you should plan a trip to the Sikeston Farmers' Market. The Farmers' Market is held at the Sikeston Depot Museum, located at 116 West Malone Ave. On Saturday mornings during the growing season, usually from May to October, vendors arrive and are setting up shop by 8 a.m.. They set up their goods on the back of their vehicles or on tables under the awning...
Football clinic (06/25/04)
Southeast Missouri State University assistant football coach Tony Joe White demonstrates foot work techniques to quarterbacks Thursday during their one-day football evaluation and clinic in Sikeston. Over 50 football players from around the area participated in the event...
County seeking to expand GIS map (06/25/04)
CHARLESTON - Mississippi County officials hope to build on the county's geographical information system with funding from the Missouri Foundation for Health. Mississippi County commissioners discussed the grant application during their regular meeting Thursday...
Sikeston, Miner merger to be studied (06/25/04)
SIKESTON - Residents of Sikeston and Miner will be asked to look at the pros and cons of the communities merging. Sikeston Mayor Mike Marshall called for a committee to be formed to look into the possibility during Thursday's Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce meeting. Marshall and Miner Mayor Mitch Thompson were the guest speakers for the luncheon...
Sikeston Country Club Golf results (06/25/04)
RESULTS: Men's Golf Association Thursday Night League Play (6/17) First place Team: Galen Kruger Jr., Scott Knickman, Lonnie Ponder, Matt Wright, Dennis Deere (9-under par 27) Twilight Golf (6/18): Membership or Tee Time information:...
Ray goes 4-4 in leading Sikeston Motors to win (06/25/04)
SIKESTON -- Results of Thursday's games in Sikeston Area Youth Baseball were as follows. Dakota Ray enjoyed a perfect day at the plate with two doubles and two singles, as did Sikeston Motors' teammates Colson Frakes and Wyn Roberds with three hits each...
Betty Williams (06/25/04)
SIKESTON - Betty L. "Peachey" Rundel Williams, 60, died June 23, 2004, at Baptist Memorial East Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Born Nov. 24, 1943, in St. Louis, daughter of Margaret Portel Rundel of Pevely and the late Loran Rundel, she attended Trinity Gospel Church in Sikeston...
William Arnold (06/25/04)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services conducted Thursday in the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for William P. Arnold, 76, who died June 20, 2004, were: Pete Johnson Mayberry, Jeff Johnson, Jason Hahn, Darren McIntosh, Steve Dixon and Jaye Butler.
Kyri and Lazan Balentine (06/25/04)
CHARLESTON - Lazan Tanette Balentine, 32, and her 4-year-old son, Kyri Savignon White-Balentine, died June 17, 2004, at their home in Charleston. Born Sept. 14, 1971, in Chicago, Lazan Balentine was the daughter of Herbert and Geraldine Smith Balentine. She had lived in Chicago most of her life. About a year ago, she moved to Charleston and was an occupational therapist...
Barbara Holmes (06/25/04)
HILLSBORO, Ill. - Barbara Lee Holmes, 53, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died at 2:39 a.m. June 24, 2004, at her home. Born Dec. 9, 1950, in East Prairie, daughter of the late James and Vivian Owens Christian, she lived in Hillsboro since 1974 and was a housekeeper for the Hillsboro Hospital for about 10 years...
Diane Wilson (06/25/04)
SIKESTON - Norma Diane Wilson, 39, died June 24, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau due to complications from heart surgery. Born Dec. 4, 1964, in St. Louis, daughter of Evelyn Webb of Dexter and the late Eddie Webb, she was a 1983 graduate of Sikeston Senior High School. After serving in the U.S. Army, she became a professional driver for Associated Couriers Inc. and was a member of the Rauch-Spence Memorial Methodist Church...
Robert Wheatley (06/25/04)
ANNISTON - Robert Eugene Wheatley, 68, died at 4 p.m. June 23, 2004, at his residence. Born Aug. 17, 1935, in New Madrid County, son of the late Robert "Red Bob" and Beatrice Redfering Wheatley, he was a retired welder. He had lived most of his life in Mississippi County and was a member of the Victory Baptist Church in East Prairie...
Dorothy Richards (06/25/04)
ORAN - Dorothy Catherine Richards, 74, died at 7:19 p.m. June 23, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born July 31, 1929, in Martinville, Ark., daughter of the late Talbert and Addie Herring Lovelady, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Oran...
Births (Published 6/25) (06/25/04)
SIKESTON - Eddie and Cynthia Freeland are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 4:46 p.m. May 13, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Edward Lee Freeland III weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 18 1/2-inches long. Mrs. Freeland, daughter of Stuart and Carla Marsh, is employed by Lowe's Home Improvement...
Looking Back 6/25 (06/25/04)
SIKESTON - Mrs. V.L. Kirby and daughter, Sandra Lee, spent the weekend in Independence, Kan., with the former's brother-in-law and sister, T. and Mrs. Howard Kramer. SIKESTON - City Manager Raymert Miller reports Sikeston will add two policemen Wednesday: John W. Graham, 27, son of Mr. and Mrs. John W. Graham of Matthews Route One; and Hiram Gardner, 45, of 358 Magnolia Drive...
Your view: Relaying a thanks (06/25/04)
As staff of this year's American Cancer Society Relay For Life, I would like to thank residents of Scott County for their generosity and support. Thirty teams participated in this year's event, raising over $6,000 for the American Cancer Society's research, education, advocacy and service programs. The outstanding support received proves that the people of Scott County are truly committed to the fight against cancer...
Speakout 6/25 (06/25/04)
In regards to the article about illegal gambling, it seems the gaming commission is mad because they're not getting their cut on bingo and everything else. They're just like the mafia. The American Legion club has bingo on Wednesday and Friday nights. ...