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Stories from Monday, April 4, 2005

National Crime Victims' Week begins soon (04/04/05)
CHARLESTON - Having 25 years of protecting victims' rights under their belts, organizers of and participants in National Crime Victims' Rights Week want the public to remember that "Justice Isn't Served Until Crime Victims Are." During April 10-16, the silver anniversary of National Crime Victims' Rights Week will be observed across the nation by victims and survivors and the professionals and volunteers who assist them...
Mann lets students be the judge (04/04/05)
BENTON -- Scott County Associate Circuit Court Judge David Mann turned the tables on the seventh and eighth graders at St. Denis Catholic School in Benton Friday and let them be the judge. For the past 20 of his 25 years as a judge, Mann has visited schools, churches and other organizations, talking to pre-teens and teens about the importance of making the right decisions when it comes to committing crimes, specifically those dealing drugs and alcohol...
New search and rescue team forming (04/04/05)
VANDUSER -- Years ago Scott County had the sheriff's posse, and now Jim Duck of Vanduser is on a mission to form a similar volunteer search and rescue team. This time around they're called the Outback Riders. "A couple of friends and I were talking about how there's no longer an organized posse anymore," Duck said. "And the truth is we need something like that in the area."...
New Hamburg boy drowns (04/04/05)
NEW HAMBURG -- A teenager drowned over the weekend in a private farm pond while trying to retrieve a paddle, the Missouri State Water Patrol said Monday. Brandon Sandvos, 13, of New Hamburg, drowned in water roughly 9 feet deep after apparently jumping from a homemade raft about 3:20 p.m. Sunday, the water patrol said...
Soccer begins (04/04/05)
Members of the Earthquake and Hurricanes battle for the soccerball Saturday. The YMCA of Southeast Missouri conducted their first soccer games of the season Saturday.
Estalee Mulcahy (04/04/05)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services scheduled for 1 p.m. Tuesday at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston for Estalee Galemore Mulcahy, 79, who died April 1, 2005, will be her grandchildren, Richard E. Cullins, Ryan D. Gableman, J. Ross Gableman, Brittany J. Gableman, Richard C. Cullins and Emily E. Cullins...
Jack Nowling (04/04/05)
GIDEON - Jackie "Jack" Ronald Nowling, 74, died April 2, 2005, at his home. Born June 16, 1930 in BrownsTown, Ind., to the late Clarence and Geneva Holmes Nowling, he was a retired police officer and head of Security at ASI. A veteran of the U.S. Navy serving from 1950-54 in the Korean War, he was affiliated with the Catholic church...
Burtch Boley (04/04/05)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Henry "Butch" Claude Boley, 62, died at 8:10 p.m. April 2 2005. Born June 20, 1942, to the late Johnnie Ray Boley and Flossie Evelyn Menz, he was a painter employed with Stockade Buildings Inc. at Morley and a member of the Free Trinity Pentecostal Church of Randles...
Ruth Wallace (04/04/05)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Ruth V. Wallace, 87, formerly of Oran, died April 2, 2005, at The Lutheran Home. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel at Oran is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.
Ruth Dugger (04/04/05)
BERTRAND - Annie Ruth Dugger, 85, died at 1:10 p.m. April 2, 2005, at the Bertrand Nursing Facility. Born Sept. 12, 1919, in Tupelo, Miss., daughter of the late Floyd and Ludie Rakestraw Chism, she was a housewife and homemaker and a member of the Morley Baptist Church...
Brandon Sandvos (04/04/05)
NEW HAMBURG -- Brandon Sandvos, 13, died April 3, 2005. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Rusty Mitchem (04/04/05)
MARSTON - James "Rusty" Mitchem, 49, died April 3, 2005, at his home in Marston. DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
John A. Peters Sr. (04/04/05)
BERTRAND -- John Albert Peters Sr., 91, died at 3:45 p.m. April 3, 2005, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Born June 2, 1913, in Pontotoc, Miss., son of the late John Karl and Virginia Savely Peters, he had lived in Bertrand most of his life and farmed until his retirement. He was a member of the Bertrand First Baptist Church where he served as deacon for 30 years and taught Sunday school...
Albert Elfrank (04/04/05)
ADVANCE - Albert James Elfrank, 85, died April 2, 2005, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Born Nov. 25, 1919, at Perkins to the late William and Amanda St. Cin Elfrank, he was a retired farmer and a member of the Advance United Methodist Church. ...
Looking Back 4/4 (04/04/05)
SIKESTON - Sikeston will have a new Junior Legion Baseball team this year. Plans are already in process for the team. The schedule hasn't been worked out yet, but will be made out in a few days. Herb Walton has leased 10 acres of ground over on the old baseball diamond for the Junior Leaguers and Slim Limbaugh will be the boys manager...
Your view: From TRCC (04/04/05)
Commenting on the dispute between Southeast Missouri State University and Three Rivers Community College, the Southeast Missourian ended a March 24 editorial: "Now students have been caught in the middle." That's an accurate conclusion, but let's examine the reasons behind it...
Your view: Vote for bond issue (04/04/05)
On Tuesday, April 5, the voters of the Kelly School District will vote on an issue that, if passed, will add a major addition to Thomas W. Kelly High School. The proposal will not increase the current 42 cents per 100 dollar assessed valuation debt service levy beyond what it is right now...
Speakout 4/4 (04/04/05)
I am a member of Class of 1995 and I was wondering if there is anything about our class reunion going on this April? The Class of 1995 reunion is set for Sept. 23-24. Registration is at www.sikestonclassof1995.webhop.net. I am new in the city and I need to be moving very soon and I need some help in doing that. I hear there are people who do this. Not big moving vans but people who move smaller stuff. I would like your help...