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Stories from Sunday, October 31, 2004

Eagles still soaring after 20 years (10/31/04)
SIKESTON -- "Ms. Hahs, Ms. Hahs," cried a second grader while holding up a self-made construction-papered monster mask. "Is this right?" asked the child to his teacher. The mask seemed like the work of any other 7- or 8-year-old. "Where are your four colors? Where's your something that moves?" asked Penny Hahs as she scanned the creation...
Artist takes his work out into the fresh air (10/31/04)
SIKESTON - Don't call Billyo O'Donnell a fair-weather artist. Rain or shine, in muggy heat or a frosty breeze, you can find him outside in the open air capturing the moment. O'Donnell is a master of painting in "plein air," an innovative impressionist style that involves painting landscapes while outdoors instead of just sketching the scene and finishing the painting in the comfort of a studio...
A power deal: AmerenUE, Noranda reach agreement (10/31/04)
MARSTON - AmerenUE and Noranda Aluminum Inc. officials and local legislators gathered Friday to announce a first-of-its-kind agreement for the utility company to supply power for the aluminum plant. The two companies signed a letter of intent outlining the terms of a multi-year agreement to supply Noranda's primary aluminum smelter in Southeast Missouri. The agreement is slated to become effective June 1...
Big second quarter propels Dexter past NMCC (10/31/04)
DEXTER -- Dexter dominated from the opening kickoff in a 42-0 win over New Madrid County Central on Friday. Dexter's Derek Roberts triggered the rout with an 85-yard touchdown return on the opening kickoff. He also had a 51-yard second quarter punt return for a score. On the night, Roberts accounted for 176 return yards...
Mules pull away frm SHS (10/31/04)
SIKESTON - For three quarters, the Sikeston Bulldogs put together one of their best performances of the year on Friday night against Poplar Bluff. But the Bulldogs ran out of gas in the fourth quarter against the Mules as they fell 34-14 at SPS Stadium...
E.P. pulls off district upset of Portageville (10/31/04)
EAST PRAIRIE - The East Prairie Eagles turned in their best defensive performance of the season Friday night and upset the Portageville Bulldogs 28-17. The win was the Eagles' third of the season to make them 3-6 while Portageville falls to 5-4. The Eagles scored all of their points in the first half of play as junior Dez Johnson, who rushed for 131 yards and caught three passes for 77 yards, ran right through the Portageville defenders...
Scott City win sets up title game with Charleston (10/31/04)
SCOTT CITY -- Like he has for much of the season, Scott City senior running back Matt Schaefer's feet carried the Rams to a win. Instead of his running, though, it was Schaefer's kicking which helped Scott City ease past Crystal City 19-6 at home Friday night to improve to 2-0 in Class 2, District 2 play. ...
James Moore (10/31/04)
DEXTER - James T. Moore, 88, died Oct. 29, 2004, at Cypress Point Healthcare. Born Dec. 22, 1915, in Paragould, Ark., he had been a railroad conductor for Union Pacific and Cotton Belt railroads. A member of the First Baptist Church in Dexter, he was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and Masonic Lodges in Dexter and Hornersville and member of the Shriners...
Linda Morgan (10/31/04)
JACKSON - Linda Lou Morgan, 63, died Oct. 28, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 10, 1941, in Dixon, daughter of the late Otis and Hilda Box Pendleton, she was affiliated with the Church of God in Cape Girardeau. On June 19, 1962, in St. Louis, she married Frank Donald Morgan who preceded her in death on Aug. 25, 1993...
Hazel Elliott (10/31/04)
CHAFFEE - Hazel Naydean Elliott, 86, formerly of Belleville, Ill., died at 2:46 a.m. Oct. 29, 2004, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Crystal City. Born Aug. 24, 1918, in Zalma, daughter of the late Frank Charles and Lillie May Estes Looney, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Chaffee. She was a waitress for the Mayfair Hotel and Bel Air East Motel in St. Louis before retiring...
James Moore (10/31/04)
DEXTER - James T. Moore, 88, died Oct. 29, 2004, at Cypress Point Healthcare. Born Dec. 22, 1915, in Paragould, Ark., he had been a railroad conductor for Union Pacific and Cotton Belt railroads. A member of the First Baptist Church in Dexter, he was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and Masonic Lodges in Dexter and Hornersville and member of the Shriners...
Marjorie Kirkpatrick (10/31/04)
BENTON - Marjorie Kathryn Kirkpatrick, 92, died Oct. 29, 2004, at Ratliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Benton.
Lou Ella Peters (10/31/04)
PERRYVILLE - Lou Ella Peters, 73, formerly of Gideon, died Oct. 29, 2004, at her home. Born Oct. 17, 1931, at Lavalle, daughter of the late John and Francis Garner Trammell, she retired after 17 years of employment as a line worker for Federal Mogul. She was a member of the Trinity Baptist Church in St. Mary's...
Looking Back 10/31 (10/31/04)
SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Harvey R. Scott entertained Sunday with a party for their son, Dickie, in honor of his birthday. --- SIKESTON - Albert L. Tetley, son of Mrs. R.S. Tetley of Sikeston Route 3, has been promoted to captain and is now serving with the Seventh Army in an Engineer Regiment in France...
Election day will be history in the making (10/31/04)
As elections go, this one's a doozy. I have always loved the political process - campaigning, bantering back and forth, and the ebb and flow as the electioneering unfolds. As many have said before - it may not be a perfect process but it's the best process in the world. ...
Speakout 10/31 (10/31/04)
While dining at one of Sikeston's restaurants, I heard two 60-something men rambling on about some of the high school patrons, or at least those whose jeans were slightly saggy. There was no exposed underwear, however, and the kids were not tripping over their feet. ...