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Stories from Tuesday, April 12, 2005

Annual Charleston festival set to kick off on Thursday (04/12/05)
CHARLESTON - Area residents and tourists from around the country will converge in Charleston this weekend for the 37th Annual Dogwood-Azalea Festival. "There's just so many fun things for everybody to do in Charleston," said Claudia Arington, executive director of the Charleston Chamber of Commerce...
Storm damage (04/12/05)
Woodrow Speed, a maintenance employee, videos damage from last night's storm at Garden of Memories Cemetery. A tree was uprooted causing damage to a fence and blocked Carroll Street.
Soybean rust has farmers a 'little edgy' (04/12/05)
SIKESTON -- As farmers prepare to plant soybeans in the coming weeks, the potentially crop-damaging disease -- Asian soybean rust -- is never far from their minds. "The rust thing has everybody a little edgy," said David Reinbott, an economist at the Scott County University Extension office in Benton. "Farmers are planning on spraying (with a fungicide) at least one time, and hopefully one spray will do it."...
Hassell goes on unofficial visit to MIzzou (04/12/05)
Gabe DeArmond PowerMizzou.com COLUMBIA - With much of the talk about Missouri's recruiting efforts entering the late signing period focusing on junior college point guards, one high school player quietly slipped into Columbia over the weekend. Portageville senior Willie Hassell was on an unofficial visit to Mizzou over the weekend...
Brandtner to coach Bell City (04/12/05)
CARUTHERSVILLE -- Brian Brandtner, basketball coach at Caruthersville High School, has been hired as head boys coach and athletics director at Bell City. Brandtner replaces David Heeb, who recently accepted the head coach position at his alma mater, Scott County Central...
Connie Antrim (04/12/05)
ESSEX -- Constance E. "Connie" Antrim, 68, died April 11, 2005, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born Jan. 7, 1937, in Hinsdale, Ill., she was the daughter of the late Asa and Pearl Cornell Morris. In May 1964 at Peoria, Ill., she married Charles Antrim who survives of the home...
Billy Williamson (04/12/05)
ESSEX -- Billy Marion Williamson, 82, died April 11, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical center in Sikeston. Born July 1, 1922, at Essex, son of the late Roy Harry and Minnie Lee Crutcher Williamson, he had lived all of his life in Essex where he graduated from Essex High School in 1941 and attended the Assembly of God Church. ...
Teresa Zook (04/12/05)
ST. LOUIS -- Teresa Ann Zook, 39, died suddenly March 31, 2005, at St. Louis. Born March 19, 1966, daughter of Edna Denning Zook of St. Louis and the late Everett Zook, she was employed at Anheuser-Busch, Kohl's Department Store and Busch Stadium. A member of The Living Word Church, she was also a youth leader...
Tammy McLemore (04/12/05)
NEW MADRID -- Tammy Jackson McLemore, 40, died April 10, 2005, at her home in Parma. Born Feb. 28, 1965, in Dexter, she was the daughter of Bennie F. and Barbara Ann Lawrence Jackson of Parma. On Dec. 14, 2004, in Durant, Okla., she married Jerry Lynn McLemore who survives of the home...
Trudell McMackins (04/12/05)
PRESCOTT, Ariz. -- Trudell McMackins, 95, went home to be with the Lord Sunday, April 10, 2005, in Prescott. She was born near Wellsville, Mo., on June 25, 1909, to Granville and Russie Elgin Bishop. She moved with her family to St. Louis in 1925 and met Oren McMackins, whom she married in 1932...
Joseph Lampe (04/12/05)
BENTON -- Joseph John Lampe, 72, died April 11, 2005, at Life Care Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 25, 1933, in Glennonville, son of the late Clemens Mathias and Regina Sophie Peters, he was a member of Boilermakers, Iron Shipbuilders, Blacksmiths, Forgers and Helpers Union Local 27-St. Louis for over 40 years and of the VFW Post 6407 in Scott City. A veteran of the U.S. Navy, he served in the Korean War. He was also a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church in Kelso...
Looking Back 4/12 (04/12/05)
SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Marville Gray of Sikeston are the parents of a daughter born Sunday at St. Francis Hospital in Cape Girardeau. SIKESTON - Paul Bumbarger, city editor of the Sikeston Standard, was elected chairman of the Missouri Associated Press Editors Association Sunday in their 17th annual meeting. Last year he was vice chairman and this year succeeds Howard Coons of the of the Kansas City Times. Tony Pippen of the Daily Dunklin Democrat of Kennett was named vice chairman...
Society fascinated with 'falling stars' (04/12/05)
After a week in the glorious sunny weather of central Mississippi - I won't mention the tornado evacuation mess - I returned untanned, muddy and anxious to "get back" into the business of news. So immediately I scanned the national news reports, having spent a week purposely avoiding current events. And guess what? Michael Jackson remains in the headlines...
Your view: Taking from children (04/12/05)
I read your editorial last night regarding the person or persons who are stealing cans from the YMCA's trailer. I'm sorry I had not reported the cans that have been stolen from the trailer at Inside Lane. I think it would have been good to have had that mentioned also so people who are daily passing that trailer could help observe any suspicious activity and report it. ...
Speakout 4/12 (04/12/05)
I was calling Speakout about a situation I saw at the Humane Society. I saw a trailer full of dead animals that they had euthanized and I don't think they should have had that during business hours for someone to see that terrible bad thing. The smell when you walk in - the rotten stuff - is really bad, too. I think they need to fix that, too...