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Stories from Monday, February 7, 2005

Group enjoys helping others (02/07/05)
PORTAGEVILLE - This past December, the motorcycles riders gathered in Portageville. They had rumbled into town with their packs and pockets full of presents, gifts for children and donations for the Fire Department's holiday toy drive. It was just the type of activity the Bootheel Riders want to be known for, said Mike Jones, president of the newly formed organization. This motorcycle gang is a bunch of do-gooders...
Science fair (02/07/05)
A judge reviews a project Saturday morning in the Sikeston Senior High School Science Fair. The annual event is for students in the Junior High and the Senior High schools.
Hole in one (02/07/05)
SIKESTON -- Tony Hill of Sikeston carded the year's first hole in one at Sikeston's Bootheel Golf Club on Thursday. Hill aced the par-3, 169-yard fifth hole with a 5 iron for his second career hole in one. The shot was witnessed by Troy Dooley, Tim Bryant, Justin Gosa and Nolan Newman...
Elmer Heuring (02/07/05)
KELSO - Elmer George Heuring, 80, died at 9:05 a.m. Feb. 6, 2005, at his home. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City where parish prayers will be recited at 7 p.m. followed by a Knights of Columbus service at 7:15 p.m. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the St. Augustine Catholic Church with the Rev. Oliver Clavin officiating...
Lee Fansler (02/07/05)
SIKESTON - Orla Lee Fansler, 79, died Feb. 5, 2005, at his home. Born July 21, 1925, in Sikeston to the late Orla and Jennettia Fansler, he owned and operated a cookie distributorship from 1946 to 1976. A 1944 graduate of Sikeston High School, he was a staff sergeant in the U.S. ...
Raymond Scherer (02/07/05)
BENTON - Raymond Charles Scherer, 67, died Feb. 5, 2005, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 24, 1937, at Benton to the late John and Bertha Enderle Scherer, he was employed in farming and a member of the St. Denis Catholic Church in Benton...
Cynthia Ward (02/07/05)
SIKESTON - Cynthia Darlene Ward, 44, died at 3:25 a.m. Feb. 5, 2005, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born March 18, 1960, in Clinton, Ark., to Brenda Collins Hammons of Bertrand and the late Alvin Ward, she had lived in Sikeston most of her life. She was member of the Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church and employed as a truck driver with Henderson Trucking Co...
Pauline Hupp (02/07/05)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Pauline Hupp, 78, died Feb. 5, 2005, at the Lutheran Home. Born Sept. 2, 1926, in Jerusalem, Ark., to the late Sigmond and Ethel Stobaugh Kennedy, she was a self-employed seamstress in Sikeston and Cape Girardeau. A member of the Lynwood Baptist Church, she was formerly a member at the Miner Baptist Church...
Carl Thomann (02/07/05)
SIKESTON - Carl Thomann, 84, died at 10:05 p.m. Feb. 6, 2005, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel, where services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday.
Jenny Stark (02/07/05)
SIKESTON -- Jeanette N. "Jenny" Stark, 27, died Feb. 6, 2005, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home.
Barbara Landewee (02/07/05)
CHAFFEE - Barbara Mary Landewee, 90, died at 6:33 a.m. Feb. 6, 2005, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born July 14, 1914, in Bollinger County, to the late William H. and Anna Hinkebein Vandeven, she was a homemaker and for many years served as a 4-H leader. A member of the St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Chaffee, she was a member of the Daughters of St. Ambrose, Legion of Mary, St. Ann's Sodality and the New Hamburg Senior Citizens...
Beatrice Gowen (02/07/05)
DEXTER - Beatrice M. Gowen, 82, died Feb. 5, 2005, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born Feb. 18, 1922, in Clinton, Tenn., to the late Charles Edward and Lulu Smith Tucker, she moved as a child to Bragg City where she graduated high school. In 1939 she moved to Gray Ridge residing there until moving to Dexter in 1996. She was an active member of the Dexter Church of Christ...
Toots Moore (02/07/05)
EAST PRAIRIE -- William A. "Toots" Moore, 89, died at 10:03 a.m. Feb. 5, 2005, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Born Oct. 30, 1915, at Caruthersville, son of the late William A. and Pearl Michie Moore, he lived most of his life in Mississippi County where he was a retired farmer and rental proprietor...
Wanda Fitzpatrick (02/07/05)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Wanda Fitzpatrick, 82, died Feb. 4, 2005, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born April 17, 1922, in Canalou, to Florence Emma Robinson of Cape Girardeau and the late Lester Hugh Poe, she worked for the catalog department at Sears in Cape Girardeau. ...
Erna Sullivan (02/07/05)
SIKESTON -- Erna Mary Sullivan, 90, died at 6:56 a.m. Feb. 5, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Oct. 14, 1914, in Commerce, daughter of the late Monroe and Carrie Sheetz Wills, she was a homemaker and had worked at H&H Auto Supply in Charleston. She was a member of Concordia Lutheran Church in Sikeston...
Marian Moody (02/07/05)
SIKESTON - Marian Moody, 89, died Feb. 6, 2005, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center in Sikeston. Born Sept. 7, 1915, in Bloomfield, daughter of the late David and Minnie Harper Aslin, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Sikeston since 1946. She had worked for Sikes Hardware and Sikes Sporting Goods before retiring...
Vincent Michelena (02/07/05)
SIKESTON -- Vincent R. Michelena, 85, died Feb. 6, 2005, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
David Hunsperger (02/07/05)
VANDUSER - David Wayne Hunsperger, 31, died at 10 a.m. Feb. 5, 2005, at his home. Born June 12, 1973, at Charleston to the late Connie Hunsperger Farrell, he lived in Mississippi County most of his life. He was a welder and affiliated with the Baptist church...
Looking back 2/7 (02/07/05)
KELSO - Mr. and Mrs. C.L. Essary, Mr. and Mrs. A.R. Brannon and daughter, Margaret, recently bought a farm near Kelso and they moved there on Feb. 1. SIKESTON - Taylor Noles, who has served the City of Sikeston on the city council seven years, today filed with John Vaughn, city clerk, as a candidate for re-election subject to the city election April 6. Nobles is vice-mayor of the city...
Speakout 2/7 (02/07/05)
This is to the Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo. In no time at all the annual August rodeo will be here. My question is, how does one become one of the flag girls? You know, the girls who carry out the flags at the beginning of every night of the rodeo and also the rodeo parade. ...