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Stories from Friday, August 20, 2004

Funds give Head Start's new facility a boost (08/20/04)
SIKESTON -- Delta Area Economic Opportunity Corporation Head Start officials received funding for the Sikeston Head Start's new facility Thursday -- a project that's been ongoing for over two years and one that expects to be finished early next year...
Rear-end collision (08/20/04)
Members of the Sikeston Department of Public Safety's rescue squad members Tom Conn and Todd Peters look over an accident scene Thursday on Highway 60. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, at 8:45 a.m. in Morehouse, James T. Brewer, 29, of Waynesboro, Tenn., was waiting in his tractor-trailer to make a turn from Highway 60 to Route E and was in the passing lane when the vehicle driven by Louis C. ...
Arrests solve 30 burglaries (08/20/04)
SIKESTON -- Two adults and two juveniles from Sikeston are in custody after being arrested for their part in more than 30 burglaries. On Aug. 13, investigators with the Sikeston Department of Public Safety received information about two juveniles who had stolen property from a local business...
Miner Board sets sign-up deadline for sewer, water (08/20/04)
MINER - Miner city officials have waited long enough for annexed residents to sign up for water and sewer. The Miner Board of Aldermen decided during their regular meeting Thursday to give residents of the area along Highway H between the city's old northern limits and the interchange until Sept. 1 to sign on with the city's water/sewer district, after which they will be assessed a fine of $100 per day for not being hooked up, according to City Clerk Janet Tuttle...
Workman receives electrical shock (08/20/04)
SIKESTON - A technician performing routine scheduled maintenance at the Montgomery Bank in Sikeston experienced an electrical shock Wednesday when he came into contact with a hot wire. According to David Jones, a representative of the bank, the technician is under observation at Missouri Delta Medical Center. ...
Back to the books (08/20/04)
Ray Rodgers, a first grade student at Matthews Elementary School in Sikeston, asks his teacher Kristen McClard a question Thursday afternoon. Thursday was the first day of class for students in the Sikeston School District and several other area schools...
Golf glance: Sikeston Country Club (08/20/04)
RESULTS: Men's Golf Association Thursday Night League Play (8/12) First place Team: Marc Boardman, Gary Ghynerson, Charles Atchison, Rodney Smith, Steve Green - 7 under par, -29 Twilight Golf (8/13): Membership or Tee Time information:...
Regina Haney (08/20/04)
DEXTER - Regina Haney, 55, died Aug. 19, 2004, at her sister's home in Dexter. Born Feb. 9, 1949, in Cape Girardeau, she was the daughter of Eugene Haney and Kathryn McFall Haney of Dexter. She was a registered nurse manager for Tyson Foods and member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Dexter...
Ruby Cullum (08/20/04)
DEXTER - Ruby Cullum, 70, died Aug. 19, 2004, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Edna Barnes (08/20/04)
ST. LOUIS - Edna Barnes, formerly of Charleston, died Aug. 17, 2004, at St. Louis University Hospital. Survivors include: one son, Marvin Barnes of St. Paul, Minn.; three daughters, Joyce Horn, Luberta Barnes and Debra Whitlock of St. Louis; three brothers, A.C. Cleaves of Cairo, Ill., and Joe Cleaves and Billy Cleaves of St. Louis; and six grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren...
Louise Shelton (08/20/04)
MALDEN - Mary Louise Shelton, 87, died Aug. 19, 2004, at the Beverly Health and Rehab Center in Malden. Born Oct. 5, 1916, in Clarkton, daughter of the late C.C. and Sarah Elizabeth Preston Crabtree, she was a cook for Malden Schools and nursing home supervisor before retiring. She was of the Baptist belief...
Betty McGregor (08/20/04)
SCOTT CITY - Betty R. McGregor, 76, formerly of Sikeston, died Aug. 20, 2004 at the Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. Born Jan. 30, 1928, in Sikeston, she was the daughter of the late James and Emma Arnold Hodges. She was married to W.E. "Gene" McGregor who preceded her in death on Jan. 4, 1993...
Births (Published 8/20) (08/20/04)
SIKESTON - Terry Lee and Dawn Renee Clark are the parents of their second child, first daughter, born at 10:29 a.m. July 1, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Hailee Brooke Clark weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces and was 19-inches long...
Looking Back 8/20 (08/20/04)
NEW MADRID - E.J. Kerr has bought the D.H. Page Used Furniture Store at 710 Prosperity St. SIKESTON - A glider demonstration, crop-dusting exhibition and barbecue chicken and ribs dinner will highlight the third annual Aviation Day to be held Thursday at the Sikeston Memorial Airport. More than 15 airplanes, ranging in size from small one-engine pleasure craft to twin-engine luxury planes, will be on display. Aviation Day is sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce...
Speakout 8/20 (08/20/04)
I can see how the Antichrist will rule. I was talking to a relative who said she doesn't agree with Kerry on homosexuality or same-sex marriage. But she liked what he said about jobs. Forget about murder. Forget about abomination. Just give us jobs. Money. We will sell our souls for jobs. God help any Christian who votes for Kerry just because he is a Democrat. Forget Democrat, Republican. Look at what the person stands for. I feel sorry for die-hard Democrats...