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Stories from Thursday, April 7, 2005

Highway Patrol cracking down on passing law (04/07/05)
SIKESTON -- Missouri motorists have been warned over and over about the "slow down, move over" law, now the Missouri State Highway Patrol is taking action. "We've done our best to let the public know about the slow down, move over statute, but our troopers continue to have too many close calls," said Capt. George Ridens, commanding officer for Troop E...
After Prom Party has been tradition for 20 years (04/07/05)
SIKESTON - Some things are worth doing over and over again. "The After Prom Party has been a tradition for Sikeston High School for the past 20 years," said Cindy Friend, co-chair for the party along with Charlotte DeWitt and Regena Presley. "Prom is a very special occasion. We hope to contribute to that by hosting a party, providing gifts and making sure we help make it a special occasion as far as safety goes."...
PBR preparation (04/07/05)
Sikeston Jaycee Todd Lenderman and Dan Beussink load lumber onto a trailer. The Jaycees are preparing for their first Sikeston Jaycee Health Facilities Rehab PBR (Professional Bull Riding) Enterprise Rent-A-Car tour. The PBR is June 3 and 4 at the Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo Grounds...
Golf glance: Bootheel Golf Club (04/07/05)
LEAGUE RESULTS: Sunday Points Game (4-4) First place team: Dave Huntsman, Charlie Long Second place team: Troy Dooley, Larry Davidson Third place team: Dave Cantrell, Gene Murphy Fourth place team: John Owens, Tony Hill Tuesday Senior League: First place team: George Holtzhouser, Harley Barnes, Bill White, Eddie McConnell, 63...
Sharks swim team gets new coach (04/07/05)
SIKESTON -- Meredith Jackson has agreed to coach the 2005 Sikeston Sharks Swim Team. Jackson is a former swimmer and swim coach from Jackson. In 2003, she was selected coach of the year by the Southeast Missouri Swim Conference. Jackson is as a preschool teacher at St. Henry Catholic School in Charleston...
Roundup: SJHS track team falls; varsity soccer wins (04/07/05)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston eighth grade boys and girls track teams were swept in a dual meet with Jackson on Tuesday at Public Schools Stadium. Sikeston's boys lost 79-42 while the girls fell 97-25. Despite the lopsided loss, Sikeston's boys did have several winners...
Around the campfire with Alex Rutledge (04/07/05)
horntagger: Welcome to the Missouri Sportsmen with your host horntagger. Our special outdoor guest this week is Alex Rutledge, Pro Staffer for Hunter Specialties. Welcome to the Missouri Sportsmen, Alex. Alex Rutledge: Glad to be here, and glad to have you here while we do this promotion. Going to have a good crowd here and I see we have lots of kids and that's what the future is all about, the kids...
Darren Howard (04/07/05)
COVINGTON, Ga. -- Darren Scott Howard, 41, died April 5, 2005, at the New Medical Center in Covington. Born June 17, 1963, at Dexter, Mo., son of Judy Harmon Denney of Conyers and the late Billy Howard, he was of the Methodist belief. A veteran of the United States Army, he was a handyman...
John Vaught (04/07/05)
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah -- John David Vaught, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died April 5, 2005, at the Latter Day Saints Hospital in Salt Lake City. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Mary Myer (04/07/05)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Mary Alvina Myer, 83, formerly of Benton, died at 6:55 a.m. April 6, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Jan. 15, 1922, in Kelso, daughter of the late Ella Pobst and Lawrence Henry Weissmueller, she was a cook for 27 years having worked at the County Seat Restaurant in Benton and Sands Pancake House in Cape Girardeau. She was a member of the St. Denis Catholic Church in Benton...
Stanley Brown (04/07/05)
CHAFFEE -- Stanley Edward Brown, 80, died April 5, 2005, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born July 23, 1924, in Herculaneum, son of the late Robert and Mary Idell Tripp Brown, he was self-employed in construction/sheet metal work. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he was a member of the Chaffee Assembly of God...
John Ross (04/07/05)
DEXTER -- John Ross, 66, died April 5, 2005, at his home near Dexter. Born May 8, 1938, in Stoddard County, son of the late Charley Monroe and Grace Louise Kanady Ross, he was a shop foreman for Allen Christian Buick for 37 years and a veteran of the U.S. Army...
Births (Published 4/7) (04/07/05)
SIKESTON - Ricky and Sacazawea Wigfall are the parents of their third child, first son, born Feb. 18, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Xaiver Keshawn Marzues Howard weighed 7 pounds and was 19-inches long. Grandparents are Florence Howard George, Mary Lee Howard and Michael Ray Hamilton...
Looking Back 4/7 (04/07/05)
SIKESTON - There was quite a scramble out at Harvey Parks Airport early Friday according to Don Mason, manager at the airport, as the sale opened for 20 Stearman planes formerly used by the Navy and Army as trainers. The planes that were sold Friday were only a part of the 3,000 that will be sold before the summer is gone...
Your view: Keep speech free (04/07/05)
Dear Editor, Since the 2004 Janet Jackson Superbowl debacle, the Federal Communications Commission, along with other censorship organizations have went to great lengths to clear the airwaves of that they have deemed "inappropriate material." However, it seems to me that the FCC has begun to misuse its power. ...
Speakout 4/7 (04/07/05)
I'm calling about the Community Sheltered Workshop on Northwest Street. I realize it is a good thing for the community and the handicapped people in the area. I think that what they are doing is great but I do think they should abide by some environmental regulations with this sawdust down here. ...