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Stories from Tuesday, September 7, 2004

Bush draws record crowd (09/07/04)
Zachary and Josh Glenn, the sons of Jeff and Tracey Glenn of Cape Girardeau, got up close and personal with President Bush. Zachary shook Bush's hand and Bush then picked up and posed with Josh. They are the grandsons of Jim and Jean Crowe of Sikeston and Larry and Pansy Glenn of Kewanee...
Man in jail for murder (09/07/04)
BERNIE -- A Stoddard County man is in jail on charges of murdering his stepbrother over the weekend. According to Stoddard County Sheriff's Department, the Bernie Police Department was dispatched to 409 Bowman St. in reference to a possible stabbing on Saturday. The investigation revealed the victim, Vernon E. Lipsey, 18, of Poplar Bluff had been stabbed by his 21-year-old stepbrother, Justen Lee Patterson of Bernie...
Bowling doing what he was born to do (09/07/04)
CHARLESTON - Joe Bowling is sure he is doing what he was born to do. Sitting behind the radio microphone at the Charleston High School football game Friday night, he detailed the action to listeners. He talked about Blue Jay traditions, listed player statistics and provided the details so those at home felt as much a part of the game as those in the stands...
Portageville Senior Center offers much more than meals (09/07/04)
PORTAGEVILLE - "The nutrition center doesn't just provide a meal, it also provides socialization," said Kriste Martin, a member of the Portageville Senior Center Coalition. Although lunch is the only meal served during the day, the Senior Center doors usually open from 8 a.m. ...
SHS places fifth in ND tourney (09/07/04)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - The Sikeston Lady Bulldog softball team placed fifth in the Notre Dame Tournament on Saturday in Cape Girardeau, going 2-1 in the event. Sikeston lost its first game to Poplar Bluff 5-4 in 10 innings. But they rebounded to defeat Delta 4-3 and then beat Ste. Genevieve 6-1 in the consolation championship...
Ferrell selected to Olympic development program (09/07/04)
ST. PETERS -- Jordi Ferrell of Sikeston was again selected to the 1990's Missouri Olympic Development Program soccer pool team. The 1990's group includes all girls born since 1990. Those selected were evaluated on four components -- technique, tactics, fitness and ability, and attitude -- during two previous tryouts conducted by Missouri Youth Soccer coaches. Ferrell will participate in weekend training sessions and exhibition matches from Sept. 18-Dec. 18...
Alta Hyde (09/07/04)
MINER - Alta Hyde, 85, died Sept. 6, 2004, at her home. Born Feb. 12, 1919, in Fayette County, Ala., daughter of the late Charlie and Ethel Cox Garner, she was a foster grandmother with the Foster Grandparents' Program for 15 years. She was a member of Parker Memorial Pentecostal Holiness Church in Sikeston...
Ada Joiner (09/07/04)
DEXTER - Ada Joiner, 72, died Sept. 3, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Jan. 12, 1932, at Liverpool, England, daughter of the late John and Mary Grace Foley, she was a member of the Southwest Church of the Nazarene in Dexter...
Emma DeWitt (09/07/04)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers for services held Sunday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Emma J. DeWitt, 94, who died Sept. 2, 2004, were: Marty Nelson, Mike DeWitt, Carl Kinnison, Buddy Makin, Chip Greene and Scott Hebler.
Melba Thurston (09/07/04)
DEXTER - Pallbearers at services conducted Sunday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Melba Thurston, 85, who died Sept. 2, 2004, were: Ed Edmonds, Tim Stevens, Michael Gibson, Kenneth Thurston, Barry Reynolds and Ed Linehan. Honorary pallbearers were: Ryan Edmonds and Clayton Stevens...
Mabel Robards (09/07/04)
SIKESTON - Mabel Irene Robards, 76, died Sept. 6, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Sept. 16, 1927, in Kennett, daughter of the late David Cornelious and Willie Zella McGregor Childress, she had attended Calvary Temple Church in Sikeston. She was an inspector for the Ely Walker Shirt Company in Kennett for 25 years before retiring...
Births (Published 9/7) (09/07/04)
WEBSTER GROVES - Bill and Julie Holland are the parents of their third child, second daughter, born July 11, 2004, at St. Luke's Hospital in St. Louis. Catherine Elizabeth "Cate" Holland weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces and was 19 1/2-inches long. The former Julie Hutcheson, Mrs. Holland is the daughter of Carlin and Pat Hutcheson of East Prairie...
Tatum - Gammons (09/07/04)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Dee Dee and Marcie Tatum have announced the engagement of their daughter, Lacy Elizebeth, to Jonathan Ross Gammons, son of Roger and Jerri Gammons of Camron and June and Jimmy Wheatly of East Prairie. A 2004 graduate of East Prairie High School, the future bride is a shift leader at Tasters...
Rose - Gibson (09/07/04)
CARROLLTON, Texas -- Mike and Debi Rose have announced the engagement of their daughter, Shana, to Aaron Gibson, son of Kenneth and Bernita Gibson of Charleston, Mo. The future bride is the granddaughter of Mary Hamilton of Carrollton and the prospective bridegroom is the grandson of Juanita Terrell of Wyatt, Mo...
Looking Back 9/7 (09/07/04)
MORLEY - Two cotton gins in Morley, one in Vanduser, and one in Olive Branch, Ill., have been purchased by James Butler, a representative of the Crump Gin Co. in Memphis, Tenn., and Bob Foster of Morley, it was announced by R.D. Clayton, a real estate broker here. The Emerson Cotton Gin and Black Gin Co. were the interests purchased at Morley...
Your view: The rest of the story (09/07/04)
I am a Red Cross volunteer. The Red Cross had a fund-raiser entitled "Heroes" and was in need to raise $25,000. I approached the VFW here in Chaffee and told that they were not for the Red Cross, as they had to pay for anything they got in some countries. ...
Speakout 9/7 (09/07/04)
I want to say thank you to the Sikeston Department of Public Safety. With your search of my vehicle, I now have considerable damage to the vehicle's interior. The moving violation, I'm sure, will be paid. It will cost a lot more to fix the damage to my vehicle due to the negligence of the officers during the search...