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Stories from Friday, July 30, 2004

Back to School Fair (07/30/04)
Scott County Sheriff's Department Cpt. Brenda Schiwitz finger prints Allen Russell of Oran during the Delta Area Economic Opportunity Corporation (DAEOC) Community Action Agency's Back to School Fair Thursday at the Sikeston Senior High Field House...
State audit of county is nearly complete (07/30/04)
CHARLESTON - The state audit of Mississippi County is almost done, according to county officials. Commissioners met with the auditor on July 22 for four hours to discuss findings and receive "a whole lot of comments," Presiding Commissioner Jim Blumenberg said during the regular County Commission meeting Thursday...
Primary will decide many races (07/30/04)
CHARLESTON - Once again almost all county-level races in Mississippi County will be decided in the primary election Aug. 3. There will be a two-way race in November for sheriff, but it won't be the usual two parties. Running on the Democrat's ballot are Don Chance and Keith Moore. The winner will face the sole Libertarian candidate, A.J. Groves Sr., in November. Incumbent Larry Turley is not seeking re-election...
Mobile dentistry program helps those who have special needs (07/30/04)
SIKESTON -- Even though Cindy Smith explained how soft the prophy angle, or electric toothbrush, really was, 6-year-old Haley Greer wanted to see for herself. So she touched the soft bristles. Smith, a dental assistant with the Missouri Elks Mobile Dental Program, went on to describe the other tools like the mirror and suction straw that the dentist would be using to give Haley a dental check up...
First Baptist takes first in YMCA softball tourney (07/30/04)
SIKESTON - The First Baptist Church men's YMCA Church League softball team took first place in the league tournament Thursday night. After completing the regular season in second place with a record of 12-4, First Baptist downed First Assembly of God in the first round Tuesday night...
Post 114 beats Jackson in zone tourney (07/30/04)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston Senior American Legion Post 114 baseball team advanced forward in the Zone 4 Tournament on Thursday with a 6-2 win against Jackson. Sikeston plays Anheuser-Busch today at 1 p.m. The zone tournament will run all day with other games at 10 a.m., 5:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m...
Bertha Savage (07/30/04)
SIKESTON - Bertha A. Savage, 100, formerly of Morehouse, died at 4:40 a.m. July 29, 2004, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Born Oct. 19, 1903, in Gabriel, Ark., daughter of the late Amos and Artie Parrish Cossey, she was a member of the First Baptist Church of Morehouse, where she sang in the choir...
Hattie Boyer (07/30/04)
KEWANEE - Hattie Ermenia Spradling Boyer, 80, died July 29, 2004, at her home. Born Aug. 4, 1923, in Heber Springs, Ark., daughter of the late Jan and Vernie Gay Spradling, she was a member of the First United Methodist Church and Friendship Quilter's Club in Kewanee...
Fostine Fugate (07/30/04)
EAST PRAIRIE - Fostine Perneitha Fugate, 89, died July 28, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Aug. 6, 1914, in Sugartree Ridge, daughter of the late Joseph B. and Perneitha Lindley Bard, she was a member of the First Christian Church in East Prairie...
Birth (published 7/30) (07/30/04)
Branson SIKESTON - Greg and Kelley Branson are the parents of their third child, second son, born June 22, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Micah Grayson Branson weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces and was 19 1/2-inches long. Mrs. Branson, daughter of Brenda Schwepker of Morley and Robert and Jo Donna Schwepker of Delta, is a teachers aide for Sikeston Public Schools...
Looking Back in Time at July 30 (07/30/04)
BLOOMFIELD - Claude Arnold, prominent attorney of Stoddard County, is a candidate for the office of State Senator from this district. SIKESTON - Little Cindy Hinton, 4-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Hinton, was honored with a birthday party Wednesday afternoon. The party was held in her back yard on Edmundson Street. Decorated balloons and horns were given as favors to each child guest...
Your View 7/30 (07/30/04)
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints supports the following proclamation which was posted by the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints July 7 on the organization's website at www.lds.org "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints favors a constitutional amendment preserving marriage as the lawful union of a man and a woman."...
SpeakOut 7/30 (07/30/04)
If the city of Sikeston is interested in beautifying the area, why don't they go out and mow the area around the Humane Society? It is a total eyesore out there. It's pretty bad when you spend $250 on a little scooter and we grown-ups aren't allowed to ride it on the street. ...