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Stories from Friday, April 15, 2005

Homeland security (04/15/05)
Louis Munos, an employee of Bootheel Fence Company, levels a line pole Thursday afternoon at the Sikeston Airport. Over 6,500 feet of fence will be used to fence in the airport as a Homeland Security project.
On the roads again: Resident complains over dust (04/15/05)
CHARLESTON - Mississippi County's gravel roads need more crushing, less grading, county commissioners agreed. During their regular meeting Thursday, commissioners met with county resident Duke Presson to hear his requests regarding "rocks and roads."...
Mississippi River Commission, Corps seeks local comments (04/15/05)
NEW MADRID - The Mississippi River Commission will stop in New Madrid as part of its annual high-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River. The New Madrid stop is one of four public meeting scheduled aboard the Motor Vessel Mississippi in towns along the river so commission members have the opportunity to meet with local residents and hear their concerns, ideas and issues...
Bulldogs fall to Jackson (04/15/05)
SIKESTON - The Jackson Indians won a battle of undefeated SEMO Conference teams with a 5-3 road victory against Sikeston on Thursday at VFW Stadium. Jackson (7-1, 4-0 SEMO Conference) never trailed as they led 3-0 and withstood a seventh inning rally by the Bulldogs...
Sikeston netters defeat Charleston (04/15/05)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston tennis team improved to 3-1 on the season with a 6-3 win against Charleston on Thursday. "Charleston has two outstanding players," said Sikeston coach Brian James. "(Blake) Branum and (Derek) Hoppe have been good players in previous years and they've both gotten better. ...
Polly Owens (04/15/05)
CHARLESTON - Pauline "Polly" Owens, 95, died at 3:35 p.m. April 14, 2005, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born March 8, 1910, in Blytheville, Ark., to the late Robert and Bertie Tidwell Qualls, she had lived in Mississippi County her entire life. A member of the First Baptist Church in Charleston, she was co-owner of the family farming operation...
Clara Ohmes (04/15/05)
CHARLESTON -- Clara Marie Ohmes, 88, died at 11 a.m. April 14, 2005, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Nov. 15, 1916, in Charleston to the late George Andrew and May Dye McElmurry, she had lived in Charleston her entire life where she was a member of the First Baptist Church, active in the W.M.U. ...
Harry Maldonado (04/15/05)
BATESVILLE, Miss. -- Harry Maldonado, 46, formerly of Dexter, Mo., died April 14, 2005, at his residence in Batesville. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Ina Glueck (04/15/05)
SIKESTON -- Ina Mae Glueck, 82, died April 14, 2005, at the Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Born Oct. 15, 1922, in St. Louis, daughter of the late Ina Fern Woodard, she was of the Baptist belief. She was the postmaster at the Vanduser Post Office before retiring...
Helen Crow (04/15/05)
DEXTER -- Helen Crow, 80, died April 13, 2005, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born March 14, 1925, in Bethel Springs, Tenn., daughter of the late Hubert and Fronie Washam Cox, she was a homemaker and member of the Hopewell General Baptist Church near Essex...
John Bryant (04/15/05)
SIKESTON -- John Lester Bryant, 62, died April 12, 2005, at Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil, from injuries sustained in an accident while on a business trip with Tetra Pak Materials Inc. Born Aug. 3, 1942, in Morehouse, son of the late John Henry and Elma Newton Bryant, he was plant manager for Tetra Pak Materials Inc. for 35 years. He served in the U.S. Army and was a member of Trinity Gospel Church, Ducks Unlimited, Scott County Republican Committee and the Sikeston Elks Lodge...
Billy Williamson (04/15/05)
DEXTER - Pallbearers at funeral services conducted Thursday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Billy Marion Williamson, 82, who died April 11, 2005, were: Alex Czeschin, Alexander Platipodis, Brad Williamson, Brett Williamson, Harry Williamson Jr., Josh Germann, Shannon Tucker and Josh Williamson...
Arvel Gough (04/15/05)
BERNIE -- Arvel Newton Gough, 88, died April 15, 2005, at the Malden Nursting Center in Malden. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Travis Graviett (04/15/05)
ALLENVILLE - Travis Jerome Graviett, 23, formerly of Kelso, died at 8:15 a.m. April 14, 2005. He will be profoundly missed as he joins his Heavenly Father. Born April 4, 1982, at Cape Girardeau to Randy Lee Graviett of Kelso and Anita L. Buchheit Hartle of Jackson, he was employed at Spartech in Cape Girardeau and was a member of the St. Augustine Church in Kelso...
Buddy Loyd (04/15/05)
LILBOURN -- Buddy Clinton Loyd, 74, died April 14, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Ponder Funeral Home in Lilbourn. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the First United Methodist Church in Lilbourn...
Looking Back 4/15 (04/15/05)
SIKESTON - Malone Theatre, April 19-30, "Tonight and Every Night" with Rita Hayworth and Lee Bowman. Rex Theatre, double feature, "Pistol Packin' Mama" with Ruth Terry and Bob Livingston plus "Meet Miss Bobby Socks" with Lynn Merrick and Bob Crosby...
Speakout 4/15 (04/15/05)
This is in response to the Speakout, "Get a job." Obviously this gentleman or whoever it is, doesn't work with handicap or disabled people. Because most of the people I know that are in wheelchairs are there for a reason. They need help standing, they need help getting into the chair. ...