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Stories from Sunday, April 10, 2005

Bike-a-thon (04/10/05)
Hunter Memorial First Presbyterian Church Preschool students Hannah Menz and Reagan Swain peddle their tricycles during a bike-a-thon for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Friday. Each student collected pledges on how many times that they would go around the oval course. Throughout the week the students of the preschool learned bicycle safety...
Officers continue to search for rifle (04/10/05)
VAN BUREN - The Missouri State Highway Patrol is continuing its search for evidence in the murder of a fellow officer. Athough Lance Shockley is charged with first degree murder in the death of Missouri State Highway Patrol Sergeant Carl D. Graham Jr. ...
Gardening time is now (04/10/05)
SIKESTON -- Now that the gardening season has arrived, many residents are busy picking and planting their flowers and vegetables. "The gardening people are still coming in and now the flower people are starting to come in," noted Shirley McCall, owner of Garden Lane Nursery in Sikeston...
Kennett takes down Portageville (04/10/05)
KENNETT -- Behind the clutch pitching of junior Ryne Branum, the Kennett Indians picked up their first Bootheel Conference victory off the season Friday afternoon against the Portageville Bulldogs at Indian Park. Ryne Branum owned the Bulldogs with his breaking ball as the Indians downed the Bulldogs 8-1 to improve to 4-7 on the season...
Oran squeaks by Delta; SHS soccer beats Perryville (04/10/05)
ORAN -- Oran's Ryan Bouge crossed the plate with the winning run on a passed ball in the bottom of the seventh inning for a 2-1 Scott-Mississippi Conference win over Delta on Friday. Austin Dumey (2-0) tossed a complete game two-hitter for the win. He struck out nine and walked two...
SHS knocks out Reidland (04/10/05)
REIDLAND, Ky. -- The Sikeston Bulldogs baseball team split a doubleheader in the McCracken County Wood Bat Tournament in Reidland (Ky.) on Friday afternoon. The Bulldogs won the opening game against host school Reidland, 7-1, but they lost in the second game to Marion (Ill.) 5-2...
Jack Ivie (04/10/05)
MAYFIELD, Ky. -- Jack Ivie, 92, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died at 2:50 p.m. April 8, 2005, at Green Acres Healthcare in Mayfield. Born July 26, 1912, at Sassafras Ridge in Mississippi County, Mo., son of the late John Gordon and Jenny Colvin Ivie, he lived most of his life in Mississippi County, where he was a former chief of police in East Prairie and served many years as a deputy sheriff of Mississippi County for sheriff Pedro Simmons. ...
Randy Blackman (04/10/05)
PASS CHRISTIAN, Miss. -- Randall Lee "Randy" Blackman, 54, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died April 8, 2005, at his home. Born Nov. 15, 1950, in Cape Girardeau, Mo., son of Blanche Maxwell Blackman of East Prairie and the late James A. "Jim" Blackman, he had lived in Pass Christian for the past several years, where he was a tax preparer for H&R Block. ...
Danny Mosby (04/10/05)
SIKESTON -- Danny Dinelle Mosby, 34, died April 4, 2005. Born Aug. 10, 1970, in Sikeston, he was the son of Ruby Mosby of Sikeston and Clearance Mosby of Lilbourn. In addition to his parents, he is survived by: one daughter, Phoebe Mosby of Sikeston; five sisters, Ruby Jones of Clarksdale, Miss., and Cherry Robinson, Dorothy Mosby, Annette Mosby and Rosemary Brown of Sikeston; and four brothers and two sisters-in-law, Cleveland and Linda Mosby Jr. ...
Lucille Scott (04/10/05)
WEBSTER GROVES -- Lucille Camren Scott, 85, died April 8, 2005. Born Dec. 13, 1919, in Advance, she was the daughter of the late Audie and Pearl Borders Camren. Her husband, Thomas T. Scott, preceded her in death. One brother, Hubert Camren, also preceded her in death...
Goldie Edwards (04/10/05)
SIKESTON -- Goldie Edwards, 77, died April 6, 2005, at Hunter Acres Caring Center in Sikeston. Born May 16, 1928, in Sikeston, daughter of the late Fred and Hallie Cooley, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Sikeston. A graduate of Sikeston High School, she attended St. Louis Business College and was a self-...
David Burckhardt (04/10/05)
CHAFFEE -- David Joseph Burckhardt, son of David Thomas and Eva Yvonne Ewing Burckhardt, died at birth April 8, 2005, at the Poplar Bluff Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. In addition to his parents, survivors include: his paternal grandparents, David John and Joan Edmond Burckhardt of Chaffee; his maternal grandmother, Betty Sue Duty of Manito, Ill.; his paternal great-grandfather, Ronald H. ...
Eliza Farr (04/10/05)
HOWARDVILLE -- Eliza M. Farr, 72, died April 7, 2005, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Jan. 15, 1933, in Blytheville, Ark., daughter of Iodia Wheeler Johnson and the late Lusher Johnson, she had lived in Missouri over 66 years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Catron, where she served on the usher board and was a member of the senior choir...
Births (Published 4/10) (04/10/05)
CHARLESTON - LeRonzo Williams and Chevala Graham are the parents of twins born at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Zomarrius Tyrone Williams, who was born at 2:32 p.m. Feb. 25, 2005, weighed 4 pounds and 10 ounces and was 17-1/2 inches long. ZaMyia Tyreana Williams, who was born at 2:41 p.m. Feb. 25, 2005, weighed 4 pounds and 14 ounces and was 18 inches long...
Price - Scherer (04/10/05)
KELSO -- Mackenzie Elizabeth Price and Fred Lincoln Scherer III were united in marriage Sept. 4, 2004, at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Kelso. The Revs. David Dohogne and Keith Price, uncle of the bride, performed the ceremony. Parents of the bride are John and Linda Price of Cape Girardeau, and the bridegroom is the son of Fred and Christy Scherer of Bell City. Grandparents include Mrs. Betty Haynie of Advance, Mrs. Louise Price of Advance and Mrs. Alice Gardner of Sikeston...
Rose - Ressel (04/10/05)
SIKESTON -- John and Ann Rohmiller have announced the engagement of their daughter, Stephanie Rohmiller Rose, to Ronald Gene Ressel, son of Carmen Guo of Huntington Beach, Calif., and the late Raymond W. Ressel. A 1983 graduate of Sikeston High School, the future bride attended Murray State University in Paducah, Ky. She is the owner of Stephanie's Sweet Sentiments...
West - Miller (04/10/05)
POPLAR BLUFF -- The Rev. and Mrs. Randy West have announced the engagement of their daughter, Brittany Nicole, to Benjamin Andrew Miller, son of the Bishop and Mrs. Kent Miller of Poplar Bluff. A 2004 graduate of Southern Missouri Christian School, the future bride works as an assistant human resource manager for Gamma Healthcare...
Shuffit - Dean (04/10/05)
SIKESTON -- Diane and Herman Coffer of Sikeston and Stan Shuffit of Jackson have announced the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Nicole Shuffit, to Cory Anderson Lee Dean, son of Kimberly and Robin Dean of Ozark. A 2003 graduate of Sikeston High School, the bride attends Ozark Technical Community College at Springfield, where she also works at Office Depot...
Cook - Watson (04/10/05)
SCOTT CITY -- M.G. and Sandi Cook have announced the engagement of their daughter, Kelly Jo, to Ronald H. Watson Jr., son of Ronald and Shirley Watson of Kelso. A 2003 graduate of Scott City High School, the bride attends Murray State University in Paducah, Ky., where she also works at Goody's Family Clothing...
Couple mark 40 years together (04/10/05)
SIKESTON -- Mr. and Mrs. Charles Manley will be guests of honor at a 40th wedding anniversary celebration from 2 to 4 p.m. April 24 in the First Church of the Nazarene Fellowship Hall, 1521 N. Main St. Manley and the former Janette Higgs were married April 16, 1965, in Sikeston. They are the parents of Brian Manley of Sikeston and Michelle and Matt Smith of Lansing, Mich. They have one grandchild, McKenna Smith...
Looking Back 4/10 (04/10/05)
SIKESTON - One of those unusual reunions took place March 15, on a street in Casablanca, when close friends from Cape Girardeau, Maj. Chester M. Conrad and Capt. Willard W. Hubbard, met by chance. Strangely enough too, as it was on the fourth anniversary for each in the military forces...
Plan would boost confidence in vote (04/10/05)
We may never again have an undisputed national election in this country. Beginning in 2000 and repeated again in 2004, some forces seek to dispute all election results. Their goal, of course, is to create an atmosphere of voter cynicism so that any election is viewed with a skeptical eye. That way, even if you lose, you win. Follow that logic if you will...
Speakout 4/10 (04/10/05)
Terri Schiavo died today. She lived 13 days after they the feeding tube was removed by the hands of crooked judges and attorneys and an adulterous husband. Anything for a buck, right, even murder. Oh but wait, it isn't over. The powerful men that made these decisions will answer to God and God is the judge over all things. There is no higher power than God...