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Stories from Monday, March 28, 2005

Area man shot by officer after resisting arrest (03/28/05)
EAST PRAIRIE -- An area man received a gunshot wound after resisting arrest and attempting to run over an East Prairie police officer Sunday in East Prairie. According to East Prairie Police Chief Danny Lafferty, at 7:24 p.m. Sunday, an officer with the East Prairie Police Department was attempting to make a traffic stop on a vehicle. After the vehicle stopped, it then rammed the police car and fled...
New washer and dryer (03/28/05)
Rodney Hale of Hale and Hillis Appliance and Jordan Hileman with the Sikeston Area Humane Society unload a dryer donated to the Humane Society Friday by the business. The store also donated a washer after owners of the store read in the Standard Democrat that the Humane Society was in need of a new washer and dryer. The store will also do the maintenance on the machines...
Schiavo case sheds light on living wills (03/28/05)
SIKESTON - No matter what people's opinions concerning the Terri Schiavo situation, they should learn an important lesson - the importance of documenting their intentions for health care should they be unable to speak on their own behalf. The family of Schiavo, a brain-damaged women in Florida, is fighting over whether to reinsert the feeding tube she has been hooked up to since suffering brain damage in 1990. ...
Sikeston grapplers impressive at tourneys (03/28/05)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Big Dogs, a club wrestling program, recently competed in two USA Wrestling tournaments with impressive results. The Big Dogs, coached by Seth Robison and Louis Gohri with Ivan Robison serving as team leader, were the lone Missouri team represented at the Pat Nailand Open held in Memphis, Tenn., on Saturday...
Dennis Botsch (03/28/05)
BERNIE - Dennis Botsch, 80, died March 27, 2005, at the Beverly Healthcare in Malden. Arrangements are incomplete at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Hazel Schepker (03/28/05)
CHAFFEE -- Hazel Louise Schepker, 86, died at 9:13 a.m. March 26, 2005, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Born April 3, 1918, in Chaffee, daughter of the late Elvie Lee and Pearl Aslee Bunyard Roney, she retired as an office worker for Crown Footwear in New Athins, Ill. In 1972 she moved to Chaffee where she was a member of the First Baptist Church and Ladies Auxiliary of Chaffee V.F.W...
Shirley Goode (03/28/05)
SIKESTON -- Shirley Landers Goode, 83, died March 26, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Oct. 7, 1921, in Kennett, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Daisy Mae Young Landers. On Feb. 1, 1941, at the First Baptist Church in Risco, she married Hugh C. Goode who survives of the home...
Trudy Vollmer (03/28/05)
CINCINNATI, Ohio - Gertrude "Trudy" Giltz Vollmer, 78, died Feb. 7, 2005, in Cincinnati. Born Nov. 7, 1927, at Charleston, Mo., to the late Harry and Cassie Giltz, she grew up in Charleston. On April 27, 1946, in Dallas, she married Carl M. Vollmer, who survives of the home...
'Beanie' Nelson (03/28/05)
SIKESTON - Shirley Jean "Beanie" Nelson, 55, died March 25, 2005, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 3, 1950, in Essex to the late Jim and Alvester Scott Nelson, she had lived in Gary, Ind., from 1966 to 1982 and resided in Sikeston since 1989. ...
Jim Wyatt (03/28/05)
HUMBOLDT, Tenn. - Jimmy Louis "Jim" Wyatt, 70, formerly of Charleston, Mo., and Caruthersville, Mo., died at 3:42 a.m. March 27, 2005, at the Jackson Madison County General Hospital in Jackson. Born March 24, 1935, in Caruthersville, son of the late Stoy and Imogene Finley Wyatt, he was adopted and raised in Caruthersville by the late Ossie and Flossie Riggs due to the early deaths of his parents. He began his 40-...
Ray Alberson (03/28/05)
SIKESTON -- Ray Alberson, 77, died March 28, 2005, at his home. Born Jan. 10, 1928, in Sikeston, son of the late Earl and Rose Farren Alberson, he served in the United States Army during World War II and worked as a mechanic for the Missouri State Highway Department before retiring. He was a member of the Fellowship Baptist Church and the American Legion Henry Meldrum Post 114...
Elsinore Fowler (03/28/05)
DEXTER - Selena Elsinore Fowler, 84, died March 26, 2005, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center at Dexter. Born March 17, 1921, near Acorn Ridge, daughter of the late Albert and Bessie Shipman Green, she was a homemaker and a member of the First Assembly of God Church...
Looking Back 3/28 (03/28/05)
SIKESTON - Miss Laura Dover, who is leaving Sikeston to accept a position with Simpson Oil Co. in Charleston, was given a surprise party Thursday by employees of the Scott County Milling Co. Miss Dover had been an employee of the company for the past three years...
Your view: About Republicans (03/28/05)
Dear Editor, President Bush wants to establish democracies in Afghanistan and Iraq, all of his other reasons for attacking them being proven to be false. He doesn't know what he is going to do tomorrow and he's not sure of what's going on today and he's still trying to figure out what happened yesterday...
Speakout 3/28 (03/28/05)
Does anyone know where you can get a Mario water pump worked on. If so please call 471-4641. I was watching a program this Friday night about San Quinten and the way inmates are living in that prison. I can't believe that the inmates in prison are living better than we working people. ...