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Stories from Monday, July 19, 2004

Queen is crowned (07/19/04)
Jillian Lee of Dittmer, is questioned during the horsemanship competition for the Miss Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo Saturday. Lee was named the queen later Saturday night.
Two are killed in separate car accidents (07/19/04)
SIKESTON -- Two New Madrid County residents were killed in separate automobile accidents over the weekend. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports at 10:05 p.m. Saturday. in New Madrid County at Route FF, five miles north of Matthews, an accident occurred as James C. Rose, 62, of Matthews ran his vehicle off the right side of the roadway, returned to the roadway, ran off the left side of the roadway and overturned...
College grad adjusting to life as a farmer (07/19/04)
SIKESTON - When Laura Collins enrolled at Mississippi State University after graduating from Sikeston High School in 1999, she chose an agriculture business major. After graduating from college, she planned to work with crop representation. But when Collins moved back to Sikeston in May 2003, it was difficult for her to find the right job. ...
Schauman takes first in Hooters (07/19/04)
SIKESTON - The NGA/Hooters Health Facilities Rehab Classic wrapped up on Sunday at the Bootheel Golf Club with Sweden native Wilhelm Schauman taking home the ultimate prize of $20,000. Schauman led everybody coming into Sunday's finale and shot a solid 67 to finish with a total of 267, 21 strokes under par for the tournament...
Rosemary Elbeck (07/19/04)
BERTRAND - Rosemary Eibeck, 74, died at 10:05 p.m. July 17, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Jan. 8, 1930, in St. Louis, her parents died shortly after her birth. She was raised in foster care until age 17 and was of the Catholic belief. For 25 years she worked as a secretary for Hertz Car Rental in St. Louis. She then moved to Dexter, where she was a certified nurse aide until retiring and moved to Bertrand in 2002...
Addie Rhoden (07/19/04)
HAYWOOD CITY - Addie Mae Rhoden, 74, died July 16, 2004, at her home. Born Nov. 14, 1929, in LaGrange, Ark., daughter of the late Jessie and Nova Mooie Watson, she was a member of the Salcedo Baptist Church. On Oct. 18, 1952, she married Roosevelt Rhoden who survives of the home...
Winston Carden (07/19/04)
SIKESTON - Winston Wallace Carden, 75, formerly of East Prairie, died at 2:25 a.m. July 17, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born April 21, 1929, at Battle Creek, Mich., son of the late Arvil Winston and Annie Mae Mathis Carden, he was a retired towboat captain and member of the Church of Christ...
Johnette Campbell (07/19/04)
PARMA - Johnette Parks Campbell, 73, died July 17, 2004, at her home. Born Dec. 4, 1930, in Formosa, Ark., daughter of the late Elmer F. and Edith Bell Parks, she had lived in Kewanee and Lilbourn before moving to Parma several years ago. She was a member of the Parma Church of Christ...
Monk Rose (07/19/04)
MATTHEWS - James C. "Monk" Rose, 62, died at 10:44 p.m. July 17, 2004, near Matthews, of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Arrangements are pending at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston, where visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday...
Laura Fakes (07/19/04)
SIKESTON - Laura Katherine Fakes, 85, died July 18, 2004, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Born Aug. 29, 1918, in Puxico, daughter of the late Neal Daniel and Laura Lee Donahew Kornegger, she was a member of the First United Methodist Church, where she sang in the choir, and member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Before retiring, she was an office and payroll clerk for the International Shoe Company for 34 years...
Chad Chaney (07/19/04)
SCOTT CITY - Chad Lee Chaney, 22, died July 17, 2004. Born Dec. 12, 1981, in Brookhaven, Miss., son of Carla Marie Davis Hanks of Oran and the late Roy Leonard Chaney III, he worked in the shipping department for Brown Shoe Company in Sikeston. Survivors in addition to his mother include: one brother, Jody Chaney of Scott City; two sisters, Tonya Matlock and Niki Cummins of Sikeston; his stepfather, Darrel Hanks of Oran; and his maternal grandmother, Marie Davis of Scott City...
Looking Back 7/19 (07/19/04)
SIKESTON - Floyd McClellan, Gunners Mate 3/c is the first reported Sikeston fighting man home on leave after taking part in the invasion of France. --- MATTHEWS - J.W. Winchester of St. Louis spent last week with his uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Odis Lancaster and family...
Your view: Support the GIs (07/19/04)
As the wife of a retired GI and mother of two GIs, I wanted to share a letter I read from the "Bear Facts," a Missouri National Guard newsletter. My husband served in Vietnam and both my sons served in Saudi, so I have experienced this firsthand. The homesickness the people feel who are serving in Iraq, so far away, can be read between the lines of the letters they write home and the soft-spoken words on those rare phone calls...
Speakout 7/19 (07/19/04)
I read in SpeakOut where someone is having trouble getting a cat out of their basement. This could be my kitty - she is a black cat with a little white spot under her neck and her tail (broken) just "hangs down." If this is the cat you have been trying to get out of your basement, please call me at 472-6105...