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Stories from Monday, September 13, 2004

Inspection tour (09/13/04)
Area residents turned out Saturday to enjoy the activities at the Bertrand Eighth Annual Fall Festival, sponsored by the Bertrand Fire Department. In addition to the contests and games, the public had the opportunity to take a look at an ambulance, helicopter and the town's fire truck. Pictured from left are Arianna Hurley, 8, Joshua Barton, 5, and Haley Manning, 8, testing their imaginary fire-fighting skills...
Fall clean-up begins next week (09/13/04)
SIKESTON - The city of Sikeston's solid waste contractor, Sonny's Solid Waste, has announced the dates for the 2004 fall clean-up. Monday and Thursday clean-ups will be Sept. 20 and 23; Tuesday and Friday pickups will be collected on Sept. 28 and Oct. 1...
Owens, NMCC band have fun together (09/13/04)
NEW MADRID - It was their home opener Friday night. After weeks of sweat and drills, they donned their uniforms and took the field. And it was music to the crowd's ears. But as New Madrid County Central High School Marching Band performed, director Butch Owens watched, listened and made mental notes on details the 70 some members of the band, flag corps and twirlers would work on Monday...
Tough loss (09/13/04)
Sikeston senior Tyler Woodson sits on his helmet at the end of the Sikeston/Charleston football game. Charleston downed the Bulldogs 34-14 for their first win over Sikeston since 1996.
Jays give Bulldogs the blues (09/13/04)
CHARLESTON - For 26 years the Sikeston Bulldogs dominated the long rivalry with Charleston like never before, going 22-4 against the Bluejays and winning the last seven straight. But the Bluejays ended a stretch of futility against the Bulldogs in a rare Saturday afternoon game at Marshall Stadium, winning 34-14 in the 119th game between the two...
Rachel Woods (09/13/04)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Rachel J. Woods, 83, of Morley, who died Sept. 10, 2004, will be: Jeff Montgomery, Mike Montgomery, Scott Shuffit, Earl Woods, Ronnie Chapman and Steve Gross...
John Hill (09/13/04)
SIKESTON - John Lee Hill died Sept. 12, 2004, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter.
Bernice Mallard (09/13/04)
MORLEY - Bernice Mallard, 70, died at 10:19 a.m. Sept. 12, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Lillian Kelley (09/13/04)
DEXTER - Lillian Inez Kelley, 90, died Sept. 10, 2004, at Missouri Southern Healthcare. Born Feb. 17, 1914, at Brockett, Ark., daughter of the late Grover C. and Ida Milam Terry, she was a licensed practical nurse at Brandon and Lucy Lee Hospital in Poplar Bluff. A member of the Church of Christ in Stokes, Ark., she lived in Dexter for the past six years...
Marie Muench (09/13/04)
SIKESTON - Marie Greenwood Muench, 61, died at 7:40 a.m. Sept. 11, 2004, at her home. Born Dec. 3, 1942, in Maryland Point, Md., daughter of the late Benjamin Harrison and Olive Bell Wilson Greenwood, she was a registered nurse and director of nurses at the Sikeston Convalescent Center for more than 25 years. ...
Wilma Thompson (09/13/04)
SIKESTON - Wilma V. Thompson, 87, died Sept. 10, 2004. Born Nov. 16, 1916, in Formosa, Ark., daughter of the late Elma and Cora Janes Martin, she was a member of the Church of Christ and a retired factory worker. Her husband, Odis Thompson, preceded her in death...
Dustan Heaton (09/13/04)
SIKESTON - On Sept. 12, 2004, at 2 a.m., our earth angel, Dustan Ray Heaton, went to be with his father in Heaven. Born on June 22, 1984, in Cape Girardeau, he has been a patient at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn., since February 2002. ...
Looking Back 9/13 (09/13/04)
SIKESTON - Sue Tanner and Alice Van Horne left home Monday to resume their studies at William Woods College at Fulton. SIKESTON - A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Claude Crowley of Sikeston on Aug. 23 at St. Mary's Infirmary in Cairo, Ill. SIKESTON - Greg Comer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Guy B. Comer, graduated from Sikeston High School with the class of 1964. He will attend Southeast Missouri State College this fall and is a member of the famed Golden Eagle Band...
Your view: Never forget (09/13/04)
This year the World War II memorial was dedicated in Washington, D.C. In France and England there have and will continue to be the 60th anniversary ceremonies in memory of D-Day. I am sure there will be other ceremonies during the year throughout the United States and foreign countries where we had military personnel, honoring those who served during WWII, both living and dead...
Your view: Keep the tracks (09/13/04)
I read with great interest the article and letter on the removing of the railroad spur. I agree with Mr. Harper's opinion - we cannot afford to lose this mode of transportation in our city. I have been in the transportation business for the last 18 years and have watched our community lose business after business...
Speakout 9/13 (09/13/04)
I think we should keep the president we have now. He has done a lot, he is experienced and Kerry is not. And if for no other reason, keep him in there so we don't have to pay a president and ex-president. I am calling about how fast people are driving. ...