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Stories from Thursday, July 8, 2004

New 'toolbox' will aid Regional Hazardous Materials Team (07/08/04)
SIKESTON - "Basically this is a huge toolbox," said Sikeston Department of Public Safety Director Drew Juden. But this "toolbox" could be the difference between life and death, health and safety should the Regional Hazardous Materials Team be called to a waste spill or a bio-terrorism situation...
Three area music students tour Europe (07/08/04)
SIKESTON - Three area students are just now starting their summer vacation. Adrienne Angelos, William Ranking and Rachel Long recently returned from a 16-day tour of seven European countries, as part of the Missouri Ambassadors of Music. Long is the daughter of Jim and Liz Long of Dexter and will be a senior at Dexter High School; Angelos is the daughter of Dr. ...
Storm clean-up (07/08/04)
Laura Moore and her son Harrison clean up the limbs and leaves from their yard Wednesday morning in Charleston. Tuesday night's strong storms hit Charleston, causing power outages and blowing over several trees which blocked roadways.
Sikeston Legion nips Jackson (07/08/04)
JACKSON - The Sikeston Senior American Legion Post 114 baseball team picked up a big district win on Wednesday with a 3-1 road victory against Jackson at Legion Park. Post 114 got a stellar pitching effort out of Lance Rhodes, who had a no-hitter threw 7 2/3 innings...
Sikeston Country Club Golf Glance (07/08/04)
RESULTS: Men's Golf Association Thursday Night League Play (7-1) First place Team: Ron Underwood, Steve Malone, Ron Williams, Dave Shewmake, Kyle Davidson; 8 under par 28 Twilight Golf (6/18): C Flight: Membership or Tee Time information:...
Jack Jennings (07/08/04)
DEXTER - Jack Jennings, 72, died July 8, 2004, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Brenda Drury (07/08/04)
BERTRAND - Brenda Sue Drury, 56, died July 7, 2004, at Barnes-Jewish North in St. Louis. Born June 30, 1948, in Sikeston, daughter of Warren Reynolds of Benton and the late Reva Robinson Reynolds, she was a lifelong resident of Mississippi County. She attended the First General Baptist Church in Charleston...
Eddie Laws (07/08/04)
SCOTT CITY - Eddie E. Laws, 53, died July 7, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Marshall Moore (07/08/04)
SIKESTON - Marshall Bennett Moore, 67, died July 6, 2004, at his home. Born Nov. 15, 1936, in Bloomfield, son of the late Elisha Buckner and Fern Bennett Moore, he was a member of Murray Lane Baptist Church. He served as a military policeman with the U.S. Army and was employed by the Sikeston Department of Public Safety for 30 years before retiring. He then worked as a meter reader for SEMO Rural Electric Coop...
Darnell Nelson (07/08/04)
NEW MADRID - Darnell Nelson, 97, died July 5, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Feb. 23, 1907, in Ozan, Ark., son f the late William and Alice May McFadden Nelson, he lived near Essex and Dexter most of his life before moving to New Madrid two years ago. A retired farmer, he worked on the Fisher Plantation and was affiliated with the Methodist Church...
Pauline Baldwin (07/08/04)
CHAFFEE - Alberta "Pauline" Baldwin, 87, died at 12:28 a.m. July 8, 2004, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Evie Johnson (07/08/04)
LOHMAN - Evie Mae Johnson, 80, died July 7, 2004, at St. Mary's Health Center in Jefferson City. Born June 5, 1924, in Henderson Mounds, daughter of the late Eddie Lee and Florence Miller Morgan, she attended school in Matthews and was a member of the First Church of God in Jefferson City. She loved to quilt and garden...
Births (Published 7/8) (07/08/04)
ORAN - Victor John and Susan Anne Dirnberger are the parents of their second daughter, born at 12:30 p.m. May 27, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Brittany Susanne Dirnberger weighed 8 pounds, 15 ounces and was 21-inches long...
Cook - Snell (07/08/04)
SIKESTON -- Julie Harbin-Cook and Jason Snell have announced their engagement. The future bride is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Sam Harbin of Sikeston. She earned a Bachelor of Science in education from Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau and a Master of Science in education from Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar. She works for Egyptian Schools in Tamms, Ill...
Siat - Heuiser (07/08/04)
MANCHESTER -- Ramon and Rogelia Siat have announced the engagement of their daughter, Tanya Savitri Penera Siat, to Stephen Bradley Heuiser, son of Kevin and Anna Heuiser of Sikeston. A 2002 graduate of the University of Missouri-Rolla, the future bride works as a computer engineer with SBC in St. Louis...
Looking Back 7/8 (07/08/04)
SIKESTON - Lyman A. Matthews, born and reared in Sikeston but now living in Cape Girardeau, was appointed to a six-year term on the State Highway Commission by Gov. Forrest C. Donnell. SIKESTON - Frederick W. Huff, director of library service for Sikeston Public Schools, attended the American Conference this past week in St. Louis and the preconference session of circulation and education media Friday and Saturday...
Taste isn't decided in the courtroom (07/08/04)
Well it wasn't exactly the trial of the century. In fact it was just another lawsuit in front of another judge like countless other daily legal disputes that clog our court system. The issue before the judge was the question of whether Burger King could use the term "steak burger" made famous by the other party in the suit, Steak 'n Shake. The burger giants say millions of dollars are at stake - pun intended...
Speakout 7/8 (07/08/04)
I recently had the pleasure of attending the Sikeston Municipal Court. All the cases involved the new Zero Tolerance Ordinance inflicted on us in May 2004. In my opinion, some of these cases could be summed up in one word: extortion. The city and the powers that be should step back and take another look at this new law. ...