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Stories from Tuesday, January 18, 2005

Healthy review: Local health department is accredited (01/18/05)
CHARLESTON - After more than a year of training, grant applications and self-assessments, the Mississippi County Health Department was awarded for its exemplary service in public health by meeting strict guidelines set by the Missouri Institute for Community Health...
Sikeston continuing the legacy (01/18/05)
SIKESTON - "Passing the Dream" was the theme for Sikeston's Annual Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration Monday. Continuing the effort to make the holiday "A Day On; Not a Day Off," keynote speaker Byron Jordan of Smith Chapel Methodist Church spoke about the importance of community service...
Sikeston rallies to beat Lady Devils (01/18/05)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston girls basketball team was already short on experience and depth. Now with junior starters Whitney McCray and Allison Blurton out with injuries, the Lady Bulldogs are down to just four players that have seen significant varsity time this year...
First round of Scott-Miss tourney goes as seeded (01/18/05)
ORAN -- The first round of the Scott-Mississippi Conference varsity boys tournament tipped off on Monday night with the higher seeds holding serve. The most competitive contest of the evening featured the No. 4-5 matchup between East Prairie and Delta. No. 4 East Prairie prevailed 65-60...
Lady Hawks win conference tournament championship (01/18/05)
DELTA - The Kelly Lady Hawks captured first place in the Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament for the fourth time in five years after beating Scott County Central 51-42 on Saturday in Delta. Kelly trailed 11-8 after one quarter but took control from there. They led 25-19 at the half and 34-32 heading into the fourth quarter...
Bobby Joe Weems (01/18/05)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Bobby Joe Weems, 69, died at 9:18 p.m. Jan. 16, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Feb. 19, 1935, in Ridgely, Tenn., son of the late James Irl and Beulah O'Dell Stinnett Weems, he had lived most of his life in East Prairie. He retired as a maintenance machinist...
Mae Lynch (01/18/05)
DEXTER - Mae Lynch, 92, died Jan. 17, 2005, at Cypress Point Skilled Nursing in Dexter. Born Nov. 21, 1912, at Puxico to the late Rollo and Nora Smith, she was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Dexter. A founding member of the Stoddard County Country Club, presently known as Hidden Trails Country Club, she was a member of the Ladies Golf Association...
Bill FLowers (01/18/05)
DEXTER - Bill Flowers, 72, died Jan. 17, 2005, at the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
Marilyn Agey (01/18/05)
DEXTER - Marilyn Agey, 80, died Jan. 18, 2005, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
Births (published 1/18) (01/18/05)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Henry Jay and Robin Joy Freeman are the parents of their third child, second daughter, born at 2:14 p.m. Dec. 26, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Katelyn Elizabeth Freeman weighed 5 pounds, 15 ounces and was 18 1/2-inches long...
Beard - Dockins (01/18/05)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Rhonda Lynn Beard and Airman Basic Matthew Milton Dockins were united in marriage in a 5 p.m. ceremony Dec. 27, 2004, at VFW Post 3838 in Cape Girardeau. The Rev. Randy Heckman performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Carrol and Sandra Pettit-King of Cape Girardeau and Ronald Wayne Beard of Morley...
Wright - Noland (01/18/05)
SIKESTON -- Larry and Teresa Wright and Stephen and Ava Huffstutler have announced the engagement of their daughter, Whitney Beth Wright, to Jason Scott Noland, son of Gerald and Connie Noland of Hannibal. A 2000 graduate of Sikeston Senior High School, the future bride earned a Bachelor of Science in secondary math education in May 2004 from Southeast Missouri State University at Cape Girardeau. She is a teaching assistant in the Southeast Missouri State University Mathematics Department...
Stephenson - Burger (01/18/05)
SHELBYVILLE, Ind. -- Steve and Nancy Stephenson have announced the engagement of their daughter, Candace Nicole, to Travis Ray Burger, son of Jim and Robin Kindle of Sikeston, Mo. A 1999 graduate of Southwestern High School in Shelbyville, the future bride is a store manager at Hush Puppies...
Looking Back 1/18 (01/18/05)
SIKESTON - The 103-acre Poplar Acres farm of P.J. Ponder was sold last week to J.T. Robertson of Tanner for a reported $185 an acre, according to Watsons' Store. The Ponder farm was formerly known as the J.J. Reiss orchard and dairy farm. SIKESTON - Jaycee Week, the annual anniversary observance of the Junior Chamber of Commerce, started yesterday, Dan Norton, local Jaycee president announced today. ...
Put aside distrust to ensure progress (01/18/05)
The election may be over but the divide remains. Unlike perhaps any time in history, Americans prepare for an inauguration this week just about evenly divided on what they expect in the next four years. Half polled by the Associated Press this week voice optimism for the second Bush administration and about a like number remain doubtful about our future...
Speakout 1/18 (01/18/05)
I would like to thank the gentleman at Food Giant and the lady in produce. They really went out of their way to help me today. To the person in the Jan. 10 SpeakOut, "Only one judge," you say you are a Christian. I am more than pleased. You say you are a Democrat and vote a split ticket, please don't say you are a Democrat. That is embarrassing to the party. If you are a Democrat, vote Democrat, not for the Republican Party. I am a Democrat and I vote Democrat every time. So should you...