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Stories from Sunday, July 11, 2004

Keeping competitive edge means summer training for athletes (07/11/04)
SIKESTON - Training in the off season can help athletes retain their competitive edge, and local athlete are taking advantage of programs tailored to help meet their goals. "We have the SET Program which stands for Sports Enhancement Training," said Karen Beck, administrator for Health Facilities Rehab Services' outpatient center in Sikeston...
School hits half century mark (07/11/04)
SIKESTON - Lee Hunter Elementary School is planning a golden anniversary celebration. During the next several weeks, organizers will work to prepare a special celebration to commemorate 50th anniversary of the school, located at 315 Baker Lane. As closely as possible, they hope to replicate the actual program that took place on Sept. 1, 1954...
Water play (07/11/04)
Brody Carter, 7, sprays water onto Joshua Maronay Friday afternoon. The two friends along with Joshua's brother Jonathan kept cool by playing with the water hose.
Hooters Tour made possible by local sponsors (07/11/04)
SIKESTON - When the National Golf Association/Hooters Tour arrives in Sikeston tomorrow, it is all possible thanks to numerous local sponsors, including signature sponsor Health Facilities Rehab Center. "This is the second year they've been gracious enough to do it," said Bootheel Golf Club pro and general manager Jeff Ketterman. ...
SHS has major schedule changes (07/11/04)
SIKESTON - High School football practice hasn't even started yet, but the Sikeston Bulldogs will still have a lot on their minds with the drastic schedule changes that occurred in the offseason. The Bulldogs saw the most schedule changes they've had since the 1999 season when a district shift shook things up that year...
Delta West at clearview (07/11/04)
Clearview Nursing Center recently celebrated the launch of Delta West at clearview. The facility houses an advanced recuperative program that offers physical, occupational and speech therapy in an environment that promotes independence. Pictured cutting the ribbon are Amber Taylor, director of nurses, and Jimmy Lincoln, director of operations for Health Services in Sikeston. ...
Frances Potashnick (07/11/04)
SIKESTON - Frances Vivian Potashnick, 61, died at 12:30 p.m. July 8, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born April 18, 1943, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of the late Ralph and Vivian Jackson Potashnick, she was a member of the First United Methodist Church, loved music and books and was an accomplished pianist...
Richard Dillender (07/11/04)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Richard Dillender, 77, formerly of Sikeston, died at 11:34 p.m. July 8, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Born July 24, 1926, in Sikeston, son of the late Sam and Emily Porchie Dillender, he was a lifelong resident of Sikeston before moving to Cape Girardeau and was a U.S. ...
Rickey Taylor (07/11/04)
MATTHEWS - Rickey Eugene Taylor, 53, died July 9, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Sept. 9, 1950, in Sikeston, he was the son of Harvey Taylor of Lilbourn and Faye Williams Hawkins of Portageville. On Aug. 16, 1976, he married Terry Bush who survives of the home...
Billy Kirtley (07/11/04)
SAVANNAH, Tenn. - Billy Kirtley, 59, formerly of Sikeston and Canalou, Mo., died July 9, 2004, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Memphis. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Liddie Phillips (07/11/04)
MINER - Liddie E. Phillips, 89, died at 9 a.m. July 10, 2004, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Glenda Lesch (07/11/04)
DELTA - Glenda Faye Lesch, 52, died at 5:47 p.m. July 9, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 12, 1952, in St. Louis, daughter of Lora Jones Gramlisch of Sturdivant and the late Ray Andrew Gramlisch, she was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Chaffee...
Births (Published 7/11) (07/11/04)
MINER - Gary Ray and Danielle Marie Kimball Jr. are the parents of their first two children, a twin son and daughter, born May 28, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Hayden Luke Kimball weighed 6 pounds, 1 ounce and was 18 1/2-inches long when he was born at 2:57 p.m. When Lauren Makenzie Kimball arrived at 2:59 p.m., she weighed 5 pounds, 9 ounces and was 18-inches long...
Looking Back 7/11 (07/11/04)
SIKESTON - Mrs. William Hahs will leave Sunday for Phoenix, Ariz., where she will reside with her husband, Aviation Cadet William Hahs, who is taking primary flight training at nearby Thunderbird Field. SIKESTON - The Aviation Committee of the Chamber of Commerce, at the city administration building yesterday set Aug. 20 for the date for the third annual Aviation Day in Sikeston, Frank Ferrell, chairman, announced...
Death penalty serves as deterrent (07/11/04)
I have never in my life agreed with the Rev. Larry Rice, the St. Louis-based advocate for the poor and outspoken liberal on all views under the sun. Rice is a social gadfly who pops in front of the camera at every given opportunity to espouse some view about how society is at fault for all of the woes of the downtrodden. To his credit, Rice takes these stands because of his honest beliefs and not some personal political agenda...
Speakout 7/11 (07/11/04)
I am calling about a house that burned in Charleston. I live on the west end of it and the house has become a nuisance. It stinks. The people who lived there sit behind it and drink all day long. When is Charleston going to take action and get this house out of here before it becomes a real nuisance. It's pitiful and we as citizens would like to see it gone. If they're going to do something, do it now. Please get rid of this thing...