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Stories from Monday, June 28, 2004

Three killed in weekend accidents (06/28/04)
WYATT -- Two children were killed in a head-on collision Sunday night. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, at 8:26 p.m. in Mississippi County on Highway 60, seven miles east of Charleston, the accident occurred as westbound motorist Christopher C. Wyland, 50, of Hickman, Ky., crossed over the centerline and struck the vehicle driven by LaTosha A. Yates, 28, of Kevil, Ky., head on...
Super Saturday (06/28/04)
Brian Dowdy and Stephanie Noisworthy of Cott Beverage navigate a turn in the canoeing competition Saturday during the final day of the 2004 Sikeston Corporate Games. The Missouri Department of Transportation was crowned the grand champion of the three-week-long Games...
Miner man's hobby grows into something bigger, brighter (06/28/04)
MINER - Looking at Hugh C. Goode's yard, one is amazed by the colorful scenery. The vivid shades of orange, yellow, pink and maroon petals of a variety of daylilies quickly catch the eye. Goode, who used to work in the nursery business, has grown hybrid daylilies for more than 10 years. "When I first started, I didn't know what a hybrid daylily was," Goode chuckled...
Sikeston to see more train traffic (06/28/04)
SIKESTON - Thirty-two extra trains will crawl through Sikeston. Sikeston City Council members approved a railroad detour agreement during this morning's special Sikeston City Council. City Manager Doug Friend said maintenance on the railroad tracks between Chaffee and Dexter is scheduled for two eight-day periods, during which two additional trains per day will be routed through Sikeston...
Sikeston Senior Legion swaps weekend sweeps (06/28/04)
SIKESTON -- What a difference a day makes. After a Saturday doubleheader sweep that coach Charlie Dye simply called "ugly," Sikeston Post 114 rebounded to sweep Paragould, Ark., on Sunday at VFW Stadium. "We were not ready to play against a good team and we got spanked," said Dye. "We just played a lot better baseball today (Sunday). I think the kids were embarrassed by the way they played yesterday (Saturday) and they wanted to prove to people that they were better than that."...
Wild Eyes roll to shutout victory (06/28/04)
SIKESTON -- Results of Friday's Sikeston Area Youth Baseball play were as follows. SIX-YEAR-OLD LEAGUE 731 Realty 6 Ultimate Flooring 5 Colton Davis went 3-for-3 with two doubles and a triple and drove home two runs to lead the 731 Realty offense. Whitney Gaines also went 3-for-3 with a double and two singles...
Janice Hasty (06/28/04)
SIKESTON - Janice F. Hasty, 59, died June 27, 2004, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Born March 12, 1945, in Buchanan, Tenn., daughter of Velda Alton of Puryear, Tenn., and the late Hubert Alton, she was a member of Bethel Missionary Baptist Church...
James Eby (06/28/04)
WHITEWATER - James A. Eby, 92, died at 10:50 a.m. June 26, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Born Nov. 30, 1911, in New Madrid County, son of the late Elmer Enoch and Viola Ann McFadden Eby, he was a retired self-employed farmer and member of the General Baptist Church in Chaffee...
Floy Lowery (06/28/04)
EAST PRAIRIE - Floy Marie Lowery, 90, died at 2:30 a.m. June 27, 2004, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Born June 15, 1914, at Scott City, daughter of the late Joseph and Jessie Mayfield Gottlob, she lived in Mississippi County most of her life and was of the Pentecostal belief...
Garry McLard (06/28/04)
CHAFFEE - Garry Wayne McLard, 37, died at 5:40 a.m. June 26, 2004, at Rockview, of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Born Aug. 26, 1966, in Kennett, son of Mike McLard of Chaffee and the late Genoa Ann Williams McLard, he was a maintenance worker for the QC Corporation in Cape Girardeau...
Lucy Kelley (06/28/04)
DEXTER - Lucy Kelley died June 27, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter.
Ioleene Musgrave (06/28/04)
DEXTER - Ioleene Virgene Musgrave, 83, died June 26, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Sept. 16, 1920, at Ridgemont, Ill., daughter of the late John and Sarah Oliver Frame, she was a member of the Southwest Church of the Nazarene in Dexter...
Looking Back 6/28 (06/28/04)
SIKESTON - The Rustic Rock, a highly popular local eating place opened Saturday after being closed for several weeks. It is under the management of Mrs. C.H. King, former owner of the Palace Cafe and the City Drug Store. Associated with King will be Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd of Michigan...
Your view: Time for change (06/28/04)
On June 30, the Board of Regents of Southeast Missouri State University will consider a proposal to make official changes to the University's name and mascot. There has been much discussion in public and private about the issues surrounding the use of "Indian" and "Otahkian" nicknames, and much had been written about the groups who have publicly endorsed their retirement. ...
Your view: Thanks for help (06/28/04)
My wife and I were traveling to Chicago from Pascagoula, Miss., recently. We had some car trouble just before we got to Sikeston and managed to get to your city too late to have a garage look at our car. We ended up at an O'Reilly Auto Parts store where the people on duty diagnosed the problem with our car and also found someone to replace the fuel filter for us. ...
Speakout 6/28 (06/28/04)
How do you choose which SpeakOut comments go in the newspaper? I called about the Mississippi County Courthouse not closing for Mr. Reagan's funeral. Your SpeakOut comment was printed on June 20. I strongly disagree with the Mississippi County resident who shamed the Mississippi County Courthouse for not being closed. ...