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Stories from Tuesday, November 16, 2004

DPS is now cracking down on underage drinking in Sikeston (11/16/04)
SIKESTON - After receiving numerous complaints from parents in the area, officials with the Sikeston Department of Public Safety are taking action to try to curb the number of underage people obtaining alcohol. DPS detectives used underage informants to help with the investigation by "stinging" places where the "too young" adults and teenagers are getting alcoholic beverages...
Winner announced (11/16/04)
Rachel Beydler, right, was named the winner of the SEMO Prevention Logo Contest Monday at the Sikeston Junior High School. The contest, which was open to all youth ages 12-15 in the nine counties of Southeast Missouri, was sponsored by Mission Missouri and the Missouri Institute of Health of the University of Missouri-Columbia. Also pictured is Theresa Jones, faith mentoring coordinator for Mission Missouri...
Three in court on drug charges (11/16/04)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - A Lilbourn man was sentenced to five years in prison and four others entered guilty pleas to drug-related charges when they appeared in federal court Monday. Travis A. Johnson, 23, of Lilbourn, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Jean C. Hamilton to 60 months on one felony count of possession with intent to distribute five grams or more of cocaine base...
Drugged suckers are discovered (11/16/04)
SIKESTON - What looks like a sweet treat could pose a potential hazard to children. According to reports received by the Sikeston Department of Public Safety from North Little Rock, Ark., suckers were being given to middle school-aged children in the shapes of maple leaves, pumpkins and Santa Claus...
Dancers prepare for 'Nutcracker' (11/16/04)
SIKESTON -- With less than a week left to practice for the Moscow Ballet's "Great Russian Nutcracker," dancers with the Sikeston Academy of Dance aren't wasting any time. For the past two months the young dancers have practiced on a weekly basis, working to perfect their roles as snowflakes, butterflies and angels in the "Great Russian Nutcracker." On Thursday all of the hard work will pay off for 18 area female dancers ranging in ages 8-16 in their once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to perform with the Moscow Ballet at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau.. ...
Golf Glance: Bootheel Golf Club (11/16/04)
LEAGUE RESULTS: Sunday Points Game (11-9) First place team: Teddy Duberback, Troy Dooley Second place team: Jeff Ketterman, Paul "Bitzy Doodle" Markland Third place team: Terry Jones, Nolan Newman Tuesday Senior League: First place team: McClendon, Margrabe, Diebold (64) scorecard playoff...
Guy Wilson (11/16/04)
HARRISBURG, Ark. - Guy Sylvester Wilson, 84, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died at 2:45 a.m. Nov. 15, 2004, at the Woodbriar Nursing Home in Harrisburg. Born April 28, 1920, in Oxford, Miss., son of the late Grover C. and Lillie M. Geeslin Wilson Sr., he lived in Sikeston most of his life where he was a farmer. A World War II veteran of the U.S. Army, he was awarded the Bronze Star. He was also of the Baptist belief...
Steven Loomes (11/16/04)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Steven Page Loomes, 37, died Nov. 15, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born April 25, 1967, in Sikeston, son of the late Robert Loomes and Ruth Pate Loomes Stanley, he was a farmer and attended the New Beginnings Church in East Prairie...
Jewel Maschmeyer (11/16/04)
St. ANN -- Jewel Maschmeyer, 82, formerly of Scott City, died Nov. 16, 2004, at the North Kansas City Hospital in Kansas City, Mo. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Wiggins - Pobst (11/16/04)
PADUCAH, Ky. -- Carla Jo Wiggins and Eric Pobst were united in marriage in a 7:30 p.m. nuptial Mass June 19, 2004, at St. Thomas More Catholic Church in Paducah. The Rev. Pat Reynolds performed the double-ring ceremony. Readers were Pam Lawrence of New York, aunt of the bride, and Kenneth Henderson of Louisville, uncle of the bride...
Looking Back 11/16 (11/16/04)
SIKESTON - Clifton E. Jones has been promoted to the rank of corporal in France, it was learned recently. SIKESTON - The United Fund of Sikeston campaign increased its funds up to 75 percent of the $37,200 quota today, it was reported by Hershel Tyler, co-chairman of the campaign, at a meeting of fund directors and workers Tuesday afternoon...
Society's view on 'pot' is changing (11/16/04)
If you hadn't heard, the city of Columbia on election day approved a first-of-its-kind law for Missouri that allows for the medical use of marijuana inside the city limits. Since Columbia is home to the University of Missouri, interest in the measure goes far beyond the Columbia city limits...
Speakout 11/16 (11/16/04)
Flu vaccine is back? Gasoline prices are dropping? Supply is increasing? And someone said it wasn't politics. My children attend Sikeston Public Schools and I agree with the cell phone issue that was in SpeakOut. When someone has complaint about a bus driver, they need to put the bus number in there so we can get this solved...