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Stories from Thursday, January 27, 2005

Hearnes will be honored at event (01/27/05)
JEFFERSON CITY - Special honors will be paid to former Gov. and Mrs. Warren Hearnes of Charleston by the Missouri Arts Council in February. The MAC board voted unanimously to present the Hearnes with the Ruby MAC, a distinctive Missouri Arts Council 40th Anniversary Award. Gov. Matt Blunt and First Lady Melanie Blunt will present the award at a public ceremony at 2 p.m. Feb. 9 in the Capitol Building Rotunda...
Murder mystery is planned for Valentine's Day (01/27/05)
SIKESTON -- Nothing says lovin' like solving a good murder mystery on Valentine's Day weekend. At least that's what the Sikeston Area Humane Society is hoping to achieve. It's providing couples -- and singles -- an alternate way to spend the holiday next month by sponsoring a murder mystery dinner theater...
Two are seriously injured in accident (01/27/05)
DEXTER -- A Scott County resident and her passenger were seriously injured after being ejected from a vehicle Wednesday in Stoddard County. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol at 7:15 a.m. on U.S. Highway 60, about three miles east of Dexter, an accident occurred as motorist Whitney N. Malloy, 19, of Benton lost control of her vehicle, struck a sign, ran off the roadway and overturned...
Three juveniles are arrested for armed robbery (01/27/05)
SIKESTON - Three juveniles were arrested in connection with the Jan. 7 armed robbery of Movie Time. According to DPS Director Drew Juden, investigators made the arrests Tuesday after receiving information from several Sikeston residents. Two of the juveniles confessed to committing the robbery and the weapon allegedly used was recovered...
Handicap access provided (01/27/05)
City of Sikeston Public Works employees Richard Bramlett and Jeff Archie work on the handicap entrance to the new City Municipal Courtroom Wednesday. City court sessions will be held at the new location, 131 N. New Madrid St., starting Feb. 3.
Dexter wins battle of state-ranked (01/27/05)
DEXTER - The Dexter Lady Bearcats withstood a career night from Kelly Essner to defeat the state-ranked Kelly Lady Hawks 64-54 on Wednesday night at Dexter High School. Dexter, ranked 8th in Class 4, held off a late Kelly rally to pull out the victory...
Freshmen fall (01/27/05)
JACKSON - The Sikeston ninth grade team fell to 3-10 on the season with a 57-27 loss to Jackson on Wednesday. Sikeston trailed just 12-8 after one quarter but collapsed after that as Jackson went on to lead 26-8 at halftime. Sikeston was led by Tommie Strong's seven points and Stephen Jackson's six points. Dustin Hampton followed up with four points...
Bob Chitty (01/27/05)
ST. CHARLES - Bob Chitty, 77, formerly of Scott City, died Jan. 26, 2005, in St. Charles. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Cleatus Lemmons (01/27/05)
SIKESTON - Cleatus G. Lemmons, 84, of Sikeston Route 1, died Jan. 26, 2005 at Missouri Delta Medical Center after a short illness. He was born March 15, 1920 in Randolph County, Ark, to Arch Clayton Lemmons and Hassel Allison Lemmons. Lemmons was a veteran of World War II. ...
Gladys Farmer (01/27/05)
DEXTER - Gladys Farmer, 75, died Jan. 26, 2005, at her home. Born Aug. 30, 1929, in Advance, she was the daughter of the late John Joseph and Millie Marie Elledge Dunning. She was a member of the First Pentecostal Church and had been employed by the International Hat Company in Dexter...
Blanche Jones (01/27/05)
SIKESTON - Blanche Jones, 94, died Jan. 26, 2005, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Born July 26, 1910, in Bloomfield, daughter of the late Charles and Mae "Babe" Hibbs Mayo, she was a member of Rauch-Spence Methodist Church and was a private duty nurse before retiring...
Jerry Hicks (01/27/05)
CANALOU - The Rev. Jerry Lloyd Hicks, 66, died at 7:33 p.m. Jan. 25, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born March 31, 1938, at Elkland, son of the late Jesse Leroy ad Laura Lipe Hicks, he served with the U.S. Navy in Guam following the Korean War. ...
Elgin Johnson (01/27/05)
NEW MADRID - Elgin Johnson, 46, died Jan. 19, 2005, at Beverly Healthcare in New Madrid. Born June 4, 1958, he was the son of L.J. "Louis" Johnson and Francis Minner Johnson. Services were conducted at 1 p.m. today at Richards Funeral Home with the Rev. Larry White officiating...
Jerome Bucher (01/27/05)
BENTON - Jerome Ervin Bucher, 67, died at 2:34 p.m. Jan. 26, 2005, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 13, 1937, in New Hamburg, son of the late Cletus and Clara Gosche Bucher, he was a farmer. He had also worked for Florsheim Shoe and in the laundry department for St. Francis Medical Center. A member of St. Denis Catholic Church, he was also a member of Knights of Columbus Council 4311 in Oran...
Joyce Riley (01/27/05)
CHARLESTON - Joyce Marie Riley, 34, died Jan. 22, 2005, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born May 18, 1970, in Charleston, daughter of Otha Riley of Charleston and Josh Oscar Miller Jr. of Fort Wayne, Ind., she was a member of Faith Temple Church of God in Christ in Wyatt. She was a certified nurse aide for many years and later became a medical technician and general practical nurse...
Betty Gibbar (01/27/05)
COMMERCE - Betty Jane Gibbar, 69, died at 4:30 a.m. Jan. 26, 2005, at her home. Born April 30, 1935, in Lilbourn, daughter of the late Albert and Gladys Jones Vincent, she was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Sikeston. On Sept. 23, 1950, at Piggott, Ark., she married John "Mike" Gibbar who survives of the home...
Gene Smith (01/27/05)
STURDIVANT - Hurshel E. "Gene" Smith, 79, formerly of Pyletown, died Jan. 25, 2005, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born April 7, 1925, in Pyletown, son of the late William Francis and Minnie Kay Eaves Smith, he lived in Sturdivant for the past seven years and was a retired truck driver and farmer. A member of the Bridge Church of Christ, he also attended the Bethel Church near Advance. He was a veteran of World War II and member of the Masonic Lodge in Bernie...
Looking Back 1/27 (01/27/05)
SIKESTON - Earl "Little Man" Lambert has sold the Motel Cafe on Highway 61 South to Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Holmes. Lambert will report for military service soon. SIKESTON - Mrs. Bob Dyer of the Junior Women's Club presented to the Kiwanis Club Tuesday night an outline of their next project, "The Fillies." Mrs. Dyer explained that it is an amateur Broadway show with local talent under the supervision of a professional producer. It will be April 9 and 10 at the Middle School Auditorium...
What legacy will you leave in this world? (01/27/05)
Like many of you, one of the first newspaper sections I read daily is the obituary columns. They tell me that as you get a bit older this becomes a high priority reading item. In addition to the local deaths, I also read the international obituary columns provided by the Associated Press. ...
Speakout 1/27 (01/27/05)
What if and when we have another flood, tornado, hurricane that other countries should send the U.S. money, aid, etc., or just quit using our tax dollars to help them? The extra money could be used for our failing Social Security system. I am also an office employee. ...