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Stories from Monday, November 29, 2004

Three are arrested in Sikeston drug bust (11/29/04)
SIKESTON -- Three Sikeston teens were arrested last week for drug possession. According to officers with the Sikeston Department of Public Safety, 18-year-old Jody Owens and two juveniles were arrested at about 4 p.m. Wednesday after a traffic stop for no front license plate on a vehicle that had previously eluded officers' attempts to stop it...
Hand-crafted rosaries are helping New Hamburg man keep the faith (11/29/04)
NEW HAMBURG - When the October tornado whipped through New Hamburg, it blew past the statute of the Virgin Mary in the church cemetery plucking the rosary beads from her hands. Mother Nature must have known how special those beads were. She placed them down safely next to the church...
Exciting finish at Riverbend (11/29/04)
NEW MADRID -- The second round of the 10th annual Riverbend Classic was held on Saturday. In the opener of the final day of the two-day shootout, Byhalia (Miss.) edged Covington (Tenn.) 66-64. Charleston, behind 64 points from a trio of super sophomores, defeated Hattiesburg (Miss.) 71-45 in the second contest...
Morehouse mom wins martial arts award (11/29/04)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Janet Hinson, a 67-year-old mother from Morehouse, was awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award by Duncan's Martial Arts School of Cape Girardeau. "Janet proves that almost anyone can benefit from the study of some type of martial arts at any age and bring valuable resources and experiences to the table," said instructor Jimmy Duncan...
Adrian Young (11/29/04)
SIKESTON - Adrian Young, 75, died Nov. 29, 2004, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Johnny Wiedefeld (11/29/04)
BENTON - Elmer Charles "Johnny" Wiedefeld, 84, died at 3:45 p.m. Nov. 26, 2004, at his home. Born March 4, 1920, in New Hamburg, son of the late Joseph and Rosalie Scheeter Wiedefeld, he retired as a construction worker for Clinton Construction and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. A member of St. Denis Catholic Church in Benton, he was also a member of VFW Post 3127 in Chaffee...
Juanita Welty (11/29/04)
DEXTER - Juanita Welty, 76, died Nov. 28, 2004, at her home. Born May 5, 1928, in Russellville, Ark., daughter of the late Charles and Jewell Baker Harris, she was raised in Arkansas and lived in Dexter all her adult life. A member of Calvary Baptist Church in Dexter, she was a press operator for Elder Manufacturing for 44 years before retiring...
Doris Adams (11/29/04)
PORTAGEVILLE - Doris F. Adams, 64, died Nov. 28, 2004, at her home. Born Feb. 12, 1940, in Pascola, daughter of the late Vernon and Myrtle Smith Adams, she was a retired secretary for the University of Missouri Delta Center and member of the Boekerton Baptist Church...
Ola Bollinger (11/29/04)
CHAFFEE - Ola Bee Bollinger, 86, died Nov. 27, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 22, 1918, in Oran, daughter of the late Thomas and Birdie Craven, she was raised by the late Will and Ada Grice. She was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Chaffee...
Jay Hobbs (11/29/04)
DEXTER - Pallbearers at services conducted Saturday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for James A. "Jay" Hobbs, 81, who died Nov. 25, 2004, were: Jerry McGowen, Sam Phillips, David Phillips, Bill Clark, Jim Moore and Bub Yates.
Hester Ledbetter (11/29/04)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services conducted at 11 a.m. today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Hester Mae Ledbetter, 90, of Cape Girardeau, who died Nov. 26, 2004, were: Donald Ledbetter, Dennis Ledbetter, Wayne Cowell, Johnny Sailors, Tom Kellerman and Paul Ledbetter...
Births (Published 11/29) (11/29/04)
NEW MADRID - Janisha Resonno is the mother of her second child, first son, born at 9:52 a.m. Oct. 28, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Da'Marius KeShawn Johnson weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce and was 19 1/2-inches long. Resonno, daughter of Janice and Charley Resonno, is a certified nurse aide...
Looking Back 11/29 (11/29/04)
SIKESTON - Sikeston will embark on its part in the Sixth War Loan Drive Wednesday, and as usual, attempt to make its quota, which is set at $284,000 in a few hours by a citywide canvass. This drive is under the leadership of A.F. Veasman. SIKESTON - Harvest Symphonies was the theme used in the fourth annual W.S.C.S. ...
Your view: Honor veterans (11/29/04)
With Veterans Day just past and the ceremonies and speakers, the American Legion and Elks Club, thank them for the fine food they served us. I believe the war raging in Iraq and the daily report of casualties has created a renewed interest in the veterans of wars past, especially World War II with its rapidly shrinking numbers...
Speakout 11/29 (11/29/04)
White, black, it doesn't matter what color you are. If you commit a crime, you will do some time. You have all the same advantages as other people do. Give me a break! Young black men are behind bars. If you get off your butt and get a job, yes, if you want a job you can find one. There are no victims of society here...