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Stories from Friday, March 25, 2005

County assessor butts heads with GIS vendor (03/25/05)
CHARLESTON - Mississippi County commissioners will contact the State Tax Commission in Jefferson City to discuss issues related to the expansion, operation and control of the county's geographic information system. A letter to Assessor W.R. "Bill" Thompson requesting his presence during Thursday's regular County Commission to discuss issues related to the county's GIS was apparently disregarded...
Dexter teen is facing charges (03/25/05)
BLOOMFIELD - A Dexter teen, certified to face charges including armed criminal action and making a terroristic threat, is being held without bond in the Stoddard County Jail. Stoddard County Sheriff Carl Hefner reported today Josh T. Stroder 16, following certification as an adult is being held in the jail. ...
Rodeo announcement (03/25/05)
Mike Conway, the 2005 Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo general chairman, speaks during the Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon Thursday at the Jaycee Sponsors building. During the meeting, the Jaycees announced the entertainment lineup for the 53rd Annual Rodeo: Aug. ...
Airport tanks shut down; operations suspended (03/25/05)
CHARLESTON - Things don't look good for Mississippi County's airport. During their regular meeting Thursday, Mississippi County commissioners agreed to drain and inactivate the airport's underground fuel tanks and to suspend the fixed-base operator contract with the SEMO Skydivers, although the matters were unrelated...
Vickery headed to Chaffee (03/25/05)
CHAFFEE - One year out of the spotlight was long enough for Charlie Vickery. After 26 years as the Sikeston Bulldog head coach, Vickery will be a head coach again, this time going to his hometown of Chaffee. Vickery graduated from Chaffee High School in 1970. Four years later he was the head coach of his alma mater where he put together a four-year record of 16-22, including an 8-2 season in 1976...
Dixie Hughes (03/25/05)
PUXICO -- Pallbearers at service conducted Thursday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Puxico for Dixie Hughes, 91, who died March 21, 2005, were: Terry Yeakey, Grant Yeakey, Mick Hughes, David Hughes, Joe Hughes, Jim Hughes, Craig Hughes, Steve Hughes and David Zorn...
Kathleen McClellan (03/25/05)
BLOOMFIELD -- Kathleen Lillian McClellan, 76, died March 24, 2005, at the Oakdale Nursing Home in Poplar Bluff. Born Feb. 10, 1929, in Brooklyn, daughter of the late Sherman Leland and Bonnie Avis Snipes Fish, she was a former resident of Hatfield and moved to Bloomfield four months ago. She was a homemaker and member of the Church of God, helping with her husband's ministry in many places. She also cooked at Camp Sharon at the Lake of the Ozarks for 13 years...
Dorothy Sliger (03/25/05)
VANDALIA -- Dorothy L. Davis Sliger, 63, died March 21, 2005. Born March 23, 1941, daughter of Naomi Davis of Sikeston and the late M.H. Davis, she a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Vandalia. Her husband, Fred H. Sliger, survives of the home...
Gladys Francis (03/25/05)
SIKESTON - Gladys Allene Francis, 87, died at 11:01 p.m. March 24, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Jan. 28, 1918, in McCracken County, Ky., daughter of the late Charles Boyd and Laddie Bell Elrod Skinner, she had lived in Mississippi county most of her life and was of the Baptist belief...
Looking Back 3/25 (03/25/05)
SIKESTON - Several members of the St. Louis Browns and manager Luke Swell will be guests of the Chamber of Commerce dinner meeting at the Dunn Hotel on April 3. SIKESTON - Members of the Rose Gate Garden Club met Wednesday afternoon at the Delta Community Hospital where they planted a white dogwood tree in memory of the late Mrs. W.R. Lewis...
Your view: Student's view (03/25/05)
My name is Chris Johnson and I am an 18-year-old student at Risco High School. I am writing to you in regards to President Bush's Patriot Act and what I think is wrong with it. The Patriot Act was passed to deter and punish terrorist acts in the United States and around the world and to enhance law enforcement investigatory tools. It was supposed to unite and strengthen America by providing appropriate tools required to intercept and obstruct terrorism...
Speakout 3/25 (03/25/05)
This is about Mr. Jensen's editorial on Wednesday, March 16. Mr. Jensen the major networks undoubtedly don't get to read your editorials or they would also be nice toward President Bush. How you ever got Fox News to read them fascinates me. It surprises me that so many people watch Fox News instead of the major networks or Bush would have lost the election. ...