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Stories from Monday, November 8, 2004

DPS still seeking man who shot at officer (11/08/04)
SIKESTON - Department of Public Safety officers are seeking a Sikeston man on warrants and for the shooting attempt of a DPS officer. Gregory E. Stevenson, 30, of 227 Dorothy in Sikeston is wanted on warrants for resisting arrest, driving while revoked, leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident and careless and imprudent driving...
Soccer tournament (11/08/04)
Eli Jackson of the Sikeston 7th/8th grade A division soccer team jumps around a Carbondale, Ill. player Saturday during the Sikeston Soccer Tournament. Over 130 teams from the area participated in the event. Jackson's team went on to win its division...
Charleston woman's son helps rebuild after Ivan (11/08/04)
MOBILE, Ala. - When Hurricane Ivan raged onto the Gulf Coast back in mid-September packing 130 mile per hour winds, most Americans were riveted to the scenes on the Weather Channel, CNN or network news. From Mississippi to the Emerald Coast of north Florida, many homes were torn from their foundations, trees were uprooted, bridges ripped from their moorings, thousands of homes flooded or damaged and in some cases, entire communities wiped off the face of the map...
Cotton to speak Thursday (11/08/04)
SIKESTON - A Veterans' Day ceremony will begin at 9:45 a.m. Thursday at the Sikeston High School Field House. Participating in the program will be the SHS band, choir and orchestra along with area veterans from the Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion Post. The colors will be posted by the Sikeston Department of Public Safety...
Paul Childers (11/08/04)
SIKESTON - Paul Childers, 65, died at 5:26 p.m. Nov. 5, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 12, 1939, at Anniston to the late Ed and Joy Collins Childers, he was a truck driver for General Motors Corporation and had formerly served in the Missouri National Guard at Charleston. He was also a member of the Sikeston Eagles Aerie 3319 in Sikeston...
Vonda Maschmeyer (11/08/04)
DEXTER - Vonda Marlene Maschmeyer, 77, died Nov. 5, 2004, at Capital Regional Medical Center in Jefferson City. Born March 9, 1927, in Stoddard County, daughter of the late David and Bessie Cooper Bollinger, she had been the secretary at Bootheel Food Bank in Sikeston and was a member of the Church on the Rock in Sikeston...
Billy Chadd (11/08/04)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- William Louis "Billy" Chadd, 39, died Nov. 5, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 1, 1965, on Trinidad, West Indies, son of Louis Chadd of Sikeston and the late Peggy Bennett Chadd, he was a veteran of the U.S. Army and an optical technician at Doctors Value Vision...
Lester Limbaugh (11/08/04)
COLUMBIA, S.C. - Lester Jerome Limbaugh Jr., 74, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Nov. 5, 2004, in Columbia, following a lengthy illness. Born Aug. 28, 1930, in Sikeston, he overcame a difficult childhood to grow into a loving husband and father. After a four-year stint in the U.S. ...
Hazel Storms (11/08/04)
VANDUSER -- Hazel I. Storms, 87, died Nov. 6, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Sept. 27, 1917, in Johnson County, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Henry and Mary Alice Johnson Clark. On Jan. 13, 1934, at Benton, she married Ermon Storms who survives of the home...
James Baker (11/08/04)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- James Andy Baker, 85, formerly of Sikeston, died Nov. 7, 2004, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Dec. 14, 1918, at Clines Island, son of the late James M. and Lottie Curd Baker, he was the assistant night foreman at Himmelburger-Harrison until ill health forced his retirement in 1977. ...
Clara Pullum (11/08/04)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Clara Pullum, 70, formerly of Dexter, died Nov. 6, 2004, at the Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. Born Dec. 4, 1933, at Bernie, daughter of the late Alva "Stubby" and Lacy Hill Walker, she was a homemaker and member of the Gospel Assembly Church in Dexter...
Looking Back 11/8 (11/08/04)
SIKESTON - Miss Ann Draughon, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harris Draughon, has pledged Gamma Phi Beta sorority at Washington University, where she is a student. GRAYRIDGE - The Future Homemakers and Future Farmers of America chapters of the Richland High School had a "barn warming" Friday night in the agriculture building at the high school. ...
Your view: Avoid labels (11/08/04)
During the presidential campaign, I have been seeing something that I have found to be very disturbing. A significant number of social liberals (that includes educated people) compare President Bush, Justice Scalia and Pat Robertson to Hitler and the Nazis. They also include all Christians who are fundamentalist (those who interpret the Bible literally) in this group...
Your view: Thank you (11/08/04)
The Sikeston Eagles sponsored a benefit Oct. 30 for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The event included a dinner, dance and auction. We would like to extend our greatest appreciation for all who participated. The community opened their hearts and wallets and the proceeds which amount to $3,725 will be donated to the hospital in memory of Rich and Bobby Wrather. We were honored to have the Wrather family attend...
Speakout 11/8 (11/08/04)
I am a homeowner on Ingram and would like to say that the lake on Ingram that is also behind Cheers is private property for the homeowners on Ingram. It is also called Collins Lake Estates. When people are fishing who do not belong at the lake, who do not live on Ingram, they are trespassing. ...