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Stories from Monday, August 30, 2004

Getting the word out (08/30/04)
David Carnell (left) and Murray Sullivan, United Way of Sikeston board members, put up a banner in front of Homestead Electronics at the corner of Main and Malone for the 2004-2005 local United Way campaign. In addition to the banners being placed at several busy intersections around town, other parts of this year's campaign include a bingo benefit at the Sikeston Elks lodge on Oct. 2 followed by a "wrap up" meeting Oct. 7. This year's goal is $78,000...
Renters with pets find few welcoming landlords (08/30/04)
SIKESTON -- Ann Dallke is finding out the hard way that landlords aren't as pet-friendly as they used to be. When Dallke was recently told by her landlord the home she, along with her 3-year-old cat, Charlie, have rented for the past four years was going to be sold, she admitted she worried...
City OKs park work (08/30/04)
SIKESTON - City Council members approved capital improvement to the city's parks totaling $48,000 during the special Sikeston City Council meeting this morning. With $84,000 budgeted this year for capital improvements to the city's parks, the Council approved proceeding on improvements to the soccer field parking at the Sports Complex for $28,000 and installing steps from the parking area to the walking track at Roberta Rowe Park for $20,000...
Five killed in accident (08/30/04)
SCOTT CITY -- Five people from Louisiana were killed when their van ran off Interstate 55 and landed on a creek embankment Sunday morning, authorities said. The victims were identified by the Missouri State Highway Patrol as Renique Brown, 24; Jakiya Brown, 1; and Trinique Brown, 3, all of Tallulah, La.; and Shalandra Booker, 31, and Lawrence Jackson, 25, both of Monroe, La...
A military shine (08/30/04)
The New Madrid County Central High School ROTC program conducted a car wash Saturday. The car wash was to raise funds for the members to attend summer camp next year.
Virgie LaRue (08/30/04)
DEXTER - Pallbearers at services conducted Saturday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Virgie LaRue, 99, who died Aug. 25, 2004, were: Don Lafferty, Jerry Lafferty, Kip Lafferty, Bill Roberts, Earl Gibson and Mike Gibson.
Lelia Boldrey (08/30/04)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Leila Mae Boldrey, 78, died Aug. 29, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. Born Sept. 1, 1925, in Cora City, Ill., daughter of the late Benjamin Edler and Anna Dorothy Boedeker Boldrey, she graduated from Chester (Ill.) High School and was a member of St. Andrew Lutheran Church and Chapter BI of PEO Sisterhood. A secretary for the Southeast Missouri State University Math Department for 23 years, she was a volunteer for Southeast Missouri Hospital, the police station and the Lutheran Home...
Bill Acord (08/30/04)
SIKESTON - Earnest A. "Bill" Acord, 95, died Aug. 27, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Feb. 18, 1909, in Greenbriar to the late Burgess Franklin "B.F." and Mittie Frances Jeffries Acord, he was a self-employed farmer for over 60 years before retiring. He was a member of the First Christian Church...
Bud Chapman (08/30/04)
DEXTER - Pallbearers at services conducted Sunday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Harold "Bud" Chapman, 71, who died Aug. 26, 2004, were: Gale Stewart, C.D. Stewart, Stan Lumsden, Jim Jones, Roger Cooper and Bryan Merritt. Honorary pallbearers were: Leo Tibbs, Audry Fralick, George Hampton, Bernard Banken, John Banken, Bill Pierce, Marsh Watkins and Charles Corlew...
Mildred McMackins (08/30/04)
SIKESTON - Mildred Wilson McMackins, 86, died at 4:40 p.m. Aug. 27, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born July 14, 1918, in Caruthersville, daughter of the late William Henry and Lula Ring Huntley, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Sikeston...
William Davis (08/30/04)
BENTON - William R. Davis, 86, died Aug. 29, 2004, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Benton.
Kathleen Jackson (08/30/04)
ORAN - Kathleen Jackson, 87, died Aug. 30, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran.
Births (Published 8/30) (08/30/04)
SIKESTON - Jessica Caniff and Nathen Powers are the parents of their third child, second daughter, born at 6:18 p.m. July 19, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. LeeAnna Lynn Powers weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces and was 19-inches long. Caniff, daughter of Jewel Wheelis and Larry Wheelis, is a fountain worker for McCord's Cream Castle...
Looking back 8/30 (08/30/04)
SIKESTON - Warren Kingsbury, son of Mrs. W.W. Kingsbury and a former instructor in the high school here, is being transferred from Kansas to Seattle, Wash., where he and his family will reside. SIKESTON - Deene Ann Whitten, 18, of Matthews will reign as the 1964 Rodeo Queen, chairman Bill Burch announced today. ...
Your view: Thank you (08/30/04)
The Scott County DAEOC Community Action Agency would like to thank the following individuals, businesses and agencies for their donations and time in helping to make the DAEOC Back-to-School Fair a great success: Susie's Bake Shop, Subway Sandwiches, Domino's Pizza, St. ...
Speakout 8/30 (08/30/04)
To all of the Sikeston folks and all Republicans who have been kissing Bush's sorry, stinking, lying, nasty you-know-what, I'd just like to know what you think of his signing of the Overtime Rule? Although I'm sure it doesn't phase you much because you don't have to work as hard as some of us do for your dollars and don't really have to depend on the overtime. ...