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Stories from Monday, December 20, 2004

A Nativity scene (12/20/04)
Jamie Turner and Isaac Protzel portray Mary and Joseph for a full house during St. Francis Xavier School's annual Christmas program, "Once Upon a Starry Night." The play featured students from pre-kindergarten through eighth grade and was directed by Susan Werner...
Students picking up Christmas spirit (12/20/04)
SIKESTON - Standing next to the big red kettle as the winter winds and the Wal-Mart customers rushed by, Zach Gowan began ringing the Salvation Army bell to the tune of "Jingle Bells." Soon he and his companion broke out into the familiar holiday song...
Charleston falls to nationally-ranked Vashon (12/20/04)
PERRYVILLE -- Charleston coach Danny Farmer knew exactly who his boys basketball team was up against Saturday night in the seventh and final game of the inaugural Bank of Missouri Heartland Hoopfest at the Perry Park Center. With 1,500-plus fans in attendance, Farmer was happy to see his Bluejays play a decent game against the unbeaten Vashon Wolverines, the top-ranked team in Class 5 and ranked No. 20 in the USA Today national poll...
Lady Bulldogs advance in Holiday Classic (12/20/04)
BROSELEY -- Sikeston's varsity girls basketball team romped over Clearwater 66-32 in the opening round of the Lady Royals Holiday Classic on Saturday. The eighth annual Holiday Classic, hosted by the Twin Rivers Lady Royals, runs through Thursday. Sikeston, the No. 7 seed in the 16-team tournament, was led by Whitney McCray's 20 points. Martika Davis and Allison Blurton added 18 and 13 points, respectively...
Jane Milam (12/20/04)
LEWISVILLE, Texas - Geraldine "Jane" Brock Milam, 64, died December 16, 2004, in Lewisville after fighting a long battle with multiple myeloma. Born Aug. 9, 1940, in Benton, Mo., daughter of Geraldine LeGrand Brock of Plano and the late Glenn Albert Brock, she moved to Texas in 1957 where she graduated from Our Lady of Good Council in 1958. She worked as a commercial line supervisor for Maxson-Mahoney-Turner Insurance, where she was employed for 35 years...
Kimberly Julien (12/20/04)
GROVER, N.C. - Kimberly Michelle Julian, 11-month-old daughter of Heather Michelle Conn of Grover and Kevin Anthony of Kings Mountain, died Dec. 17, 2004, at the Cleveland Regional Hospital in Shelby. Born in Gaston County, she is also survived by: maternal grandparents, Tommy and Cheryl Conn of Sikeston, Mo., and Timothy E. ...
Buck Boone (12/20/04)
DEXTER - Pallbearers at services conducted Sunday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Harold L. "Buck" Boone, 57, who died Dec. 14, 2004, were: Mark Earnheart, Gary Robinson, Todd Luke, Bill Adams, Ron Adams and George Adams.
Randel McCarter (12/20/04)
PORTAGEVILLE - Randel Ottis McCarter, 75, died Dec. 18, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born March 22, 1929, in Mississippi, he was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Ben McCarter. His wife, Bonnie McCarter, survives of the home...
Births (published 12/20) (12/20/04)
FRIEDHEIM - Cecil James and Elizabeth Rose Jones Jr. are the parents of their second child, first daughter, born at 5:20 p.m. Nov. 11, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Mehalley Ann Jones weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces and was 20-inches long...
Looking Back 12/20 (12/20/04)
SIKESTON - E.R. Jarvis, manager of the coffee shop in the Dunn Hotel, has purchased a half interest in the food department of the Colonial Tavern at Cape Girardeau. H.E. Martin, former flight instructor at the Missouri Institute of Aeronautics when it was in operation here, is a partner with Jarvis...
Your view: Facts not ideology (12/20/04)
Though ideology does not prevent pregnancy several of our state representatives think it does. The most widely debunked campaign claiming to prevent teen-age pregnancy is that which tells students that abstinence is the only option. Because it conforms to their ideology, some politicians -- from President Bush down the Republican line -- have decided to ignore the wealth of research demonstrating that this policy is a total failure. ...
Speakout 12/20 (12/20/04)
I am a landlord in Marston and have a couple of trailers in Marston with slum tenants in them. They don't pay their gas and electric bills, won't pay their rent and won't move. What can I do about this? Contact the Sheriff's Department for advice....