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Stories from Thursday, July 22, 2004

New Madrid County R-1 prepares for school year (07/22/04)
NEW MADRID - Students may not be thinking much about the upcoming school year, but New Madrid County R-1 administrators and boards members are. While students are enjoying a summer vacation, school officials are crunching the budget numbers, hiring teachers and preparing school buildings for opening day Aug. 18...
Softball camp (07/22/04)
Barbara Hobbs attempts to throw out a runner at first base Wednesday morning at the Sikeston softball camp. The camp runs through Friday at the Sikeston Sports Complex.
Jackson gets life in prison after murder (07/22/04)
CARUTHERSVILLE - Timmy Jackson was convicted of first-degree murder Tuesday. Evidence in the case showed that on Nov. 30, 2002, Jackson and his stepfather, Robert Hudson, murdered Jimmy Grills by shooting, stabbing and cutting him. Grill, 52, lived on the south side of Highway 84 between Hayti and Kennett...
Five Charleston men sentenced (07/22/04)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Felony drug charges have put five Charleston residents in federal prison. Corey Owens, 33, of Charleston, was sentenced by Judge Henry E. Autrey to serve 155 months on one felony count of distribution of cocaine base. On Sept. 24, 2002, Owens sold crack cocaine to an undercover officer for the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Charleston...
Sikeston wins pitching duel (07/22/04)
JACKSON - The Sikeston Senior American Legion Post 114 baseball team advanced to the second round of the District 14 Tournament with a thrilling 4-3 victory against second-seeded Dunklin County on Wednesday at Jackson's Legion Park. Sikeston plays the winner of the Cape Ford & Sons-Jackson game tonight at 8 p.m. The game had a rain delay on Wednesday night and results were not available at press time...
Serving aces (07/22/04)
Quinn Kaiser (right) and Berneatress Hunt work on serves at the Sikeston volleyball camp which concluded on Wednesday.
Sikeston Country Club Golf Glance (07/22/04)
RESULTS: Men's Golf Association Thursday Night League Play (7/15) First place Team: John Jackovic, Bill Manley, Wayne Rowland, Rick Oetting, Dave Shewmake (10 under par 26) Twilight Golf (7/16): C Flight: Michelob Classic Results Championship Flight:...
Bootheel Golf Club's Golf Glance (07/22/04)
LEAGUE RESULTS: Sunday Points Game (7-19) First place: Dave Huntsman Second place: Art Owens Third place: Shelley Newman Tuesday Senior League: First place team: Glasscock, Hollis, Feiler, Margrabe (64) Second place team: Wilson, Snider, Hatley (65)...
Adolph Hahn (07/22/04)
CHAFFEE - Adolph A. Hahn, 75, died at 7 a.m. July 20, 2004, at the Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Born Aug. 28, 1928, in Delta, son of the late Cletus Phillip and Francis Rose Griffin Hahn, he was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and retired as an electronics technician for Lenco Inc. in Jackson. A member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church, he was also a member of Chaffee VFW Post 3127, American Legion Post 369 and Elks Lodge 1810...
Floyd Segers (07/22/04)
ORAN - Floyd Segers, 57, died July 21, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Nov. 23, 1946, in Bell City, son of the late Willie and Virginia Pullen Seger, he worked for Procter and Gamble in Cape Girardeau for more than 28 years before retiring. A veteran of the U.S. Air Force, he was affiliated with the Devine Temple True Church of God in Oran, where he was Sunday school superintendent...
Betty Camren (07/22/04)
ADVANCE - Betty Bell Camren, 71, died July 21, 2004, at Elder Care in Marble Hill. Born Aug. 18, 1932, at Sturdivant, daughter of the late Bill and Elva Townsend Cagle, she graduated in 1950 from Bloomfield High School and was an assembler for Basler Electric in Highland, Ill., for more than 20 years...
Patrick Robinson (07/22/04)
NEW MADRID - Patrick M. "Redbone" Robinson, 39, died July 18, 2004, at Holcomb of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Born March 6, 1965, in Malden, son of Flora Mae Robinson of Champaign, Ill., he was of the Baptist belief. On Aug. 7, 1997, he married Shirley Ann Guest who survives of the home...
Delia Bryant (07/22/04)
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. - Delia M. Bryant, 77, died at 7:55 p.m. July 20, 2004, at St. Anthony Memorial Health Centers. Born Jan. 21, 1927, in Cape Girardeau, Mo., daughter of the late Jasper and Alma McClain Miller, she attended the Earl Road Christian Church in Michigan City. She was a former member of the Diehlstadt (Mo.) General Baptist Church...
Edna Cato (07/22/04)
McGEE - Edna Cato, 94, died July 20, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Nov. 4, 1909, at McGee, daughter of the late John and Louisa Payne Stephens, she was a member of the Shady Dell Church in McGee since 1943. On Feb. 12, 1930, at McGee, she married Charlie Cato who preceded her in death on Feb. 26, 1993...
Dale Lawrence (07/22/04)
BERNIE - Dale Lawrence, 71, died July 21, 2004, at his home. Born April 24, 1933, in Pyle Town, son of the late Carl Eugene and Oma Agnes McClard Lawrence, he moved to Bernie in 1971 and had lived in the surrounding area his entire life. He was a retired truck driver and member of the Bird's Corner Assembly of God Church in near Dexter...
Schutte - Masters (07/22/04)
QUINCY, Ill. -- Julie Marie Schutte and Ryan Edwin Masters were married in a 2 p.m. ceremoy May 29, 2004, at St. Peter's Catholic Church in Quincy before the Rev. Roy Bauer. Readers for the ceremony were Garrett Monasterio of Maple Grove, Minn., and Steven Taylor of Champaign, cousins of the bride...
Lowe - Schmidt (07/22/04)
SIKESTON -- William and Tamela Johnson have announced the engagement of their daughter, Sandra Marie Lowe, to William Bruce Schmidt, son of Thomas and Kathy Schmidt of Blytheville, Ark. The future bride, a 1997 graduate of Sikeston Senior High School, is self-employed...
Klingel - Wilcox (07/22/04)
VANDUSER -- Dena Klingel and Bobby Klingel have announced the engagement of their daughter, Jodi Danielle, to Jeremy P. Wilcox, son of Patricia Wilcox of Sikeston and the late Robert Wilcox. A 2001 graduate of Scott County Central High School and a 2003 graduate of Three Rivers Community College, the future bride is employed by Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston...
Looking Back 7/22 (07/22/04)
SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Robertson have announced the birth of a son on July 9 at Sweetwater, Texas. Mr. and Mrs. Robertson formerly resided in Sikeston. SIKESTON - James W. Repp and his wife, Ann Elizabeth, have been appointed graduate assistants in physical education effective Sept. 1 at the University of Missouri in Columbia. Approval was announced by President Elmer Ellis. The Repps will serve on the faculty while each works toward a master's degree in physical education...
Early voting is not answer to problem (07/22/04)
St. Louis city officials remain adamant that they want early voting approval for the Nov. 2 general election. But Democrat Attorney General Jay Nixon on Wednesday disappointed those officials when he decided to stay out of the political and legal question over early voting. St. Louis officials had hoped Nixon would side with them in the early voting question...
Speakout 7/22 (07/22/04)
To the people who are going to vote for John Kerry and John Edwards. You need to listen to them at one of their little rallies. If you believe in God, you better understand that they are pro-choice. If you want to carry your gun when you're not at home, you better go listen to them. ...