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Stories from Monday, April 18, 2005

Sikeston economy is looking real good (04/18/05)
SIKESTON - With personal income on the rise, things look good for the local economy. Figures presented at a recent economic conference on the Southeast Missouri State University campus show Scott County broke the billion dollar mark in personal income in the second quarter of 2004. For the first quarter of this year, Scott County is projected to be at $1.02 billion and New Madrid County is at $412 million...
Dogwood-Azalea Festival (04/18/05)
Visitors walk down the Dogwood- Azalea Trail Saturday in Charleston. Charleston celebrated their 37th Annual Dogwood-Azalea Festival which ended Sunday.
Fore! (04/18/05)
Andrea Heisserer of Oran takes a swing (and loses the head of her golf club) on the third hole at the 20th Annual Kow Pasture Klassic Saturday behind Schindler's Tavern in New Hamburg. Proceeds from the fund-raiser went to the Kenny Rogers Children's Center in Sikeston and the Missouri Veterans Home...
Bulldogs nab third at out-of-state meet (04/18/05)
MARSHALL COUNTY, Ky. -- The Sikeston boys track and field team finished an impressive third in a 24-team field at the Invitational of the South at Marshall County (Ky.) High School on Saturday. Sikeston, the only Missouri team among squads from Kentucky, Illinois and Tennessee, finished behind perennial power Paducah (Ky.) Tilghman...
Sikeston grapplers qualify for Nationals (04/18/05)
MARSHALL -- The Sikeston Big Dogs, a club wrestling team, qualified two for the USA Junior Nationals at the Southern Plains Junior Regional Qualifier Tournament, held on the campus of Missouri Valley College in Marshall, Mo., this past weekend. Heavyweights Joe Johnson and Robert Madison earned trips to the national championships, to be held in Fargo, N.D., in July. Johnson and Madison qualified in both the Greco-Roman and freestyle disciplines...
Russell Lee Jones (04/18/05)
NEW MADRID - Russell Lee Jones, 54, died April 15, 2005, at his home. He was born Aug. 5, 1950, in New Madrid to the late William Richard "Sam" and Eva Mae Langley Jones. On Aug. 16, 1972, in Elizabethtown, Va., he married Theresa Marlene Simmons who survives of the home...
Nora Pobst (04/18/05)
CHAFFEE - Eleanora (Nora) Susan Pobst, 97, was given eternal rest on Saturday, April 16, 2005, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Born Jan. 31, 1908, in Caney, she was the daughter of the late Tony and Ida Dannenmueller Gosche. She and Matthew Pobst were married April 23, 1929; he died in 1962...
Steve Buchanan (04/18/05)
PORTAGEVILLE - Steve Buchanan, 41, died April 15, 2005, at the Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti. Born Oct. 6, 1963, at Gideon, he was the son of Bertha Green Crawford of Portageville and the late Olen Buchanan. On Oct. 24, 1992, in Portageville, he married Susan Johnson who survives of the home...
James H. Ezzell (04/18/05)
BERTRAND - James H. Ezzell, 75, died at 11:55 a.m. April 17, 2005, at his residence in Bertrand. Born March 27, 1930, in Red Bay, Ala., to the late Charles V. and Effie P. Mitchell Ezzell, he lived most of his life in Bertrand where he was a member of the United Methodist Church and was a farmer until his retirement...
Emmet Free (04/18/05)
CHAFFEE - Arthur Emmet Free, 82, died April 16, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 7, 1922, in Chaffee to the late Arthur and Marie Lyre Free, he was a letter carrier with the U.S. Post Office in Chaffee. A veteran of the U.S. Navy serving during World War II, he was a member of the Naval Reserve. Also he was a member of the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Chaffee and the National Association of Letter Carriers...
Les Cox (04/18/05)
BERNIE -- Les Cox died April 17, 2005, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Shirley Reeves (04/18/05)
CHARLESTON - Shirley Bryant Reeves, 69, died at 6:46 p.m. April 16, 2005, at the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Nov. 7, 1935, in Diehlstadt to Stella M. Bryant of Sikeston and the late Paul Bryant, she had lived her entire life in Charleston where she was employed as the secretary at the Charleston High School and was a member of the First Baptist Church...
Looking Back 4/18 (04/18/05)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston General Hospital received a vaporizer yesterday, which will be used in treating patients who suffer from asthma, bronchitis and sinus infections. SIKESTON - Sikeston met up with six other powers here in the Northern Conference 9th and 10th Grades Meet. ...
Speakout 4/18 (04/18/05)
This is concerning the article in the paper on April 8 about the martial artist who claims to be the second dually-world qualified instructor besides his master in this area. I have photocopy of an article from your newspaper a few years ago proclaiming a martial artist named Jason was the first dually world certified instructor other than his master in the surrounding area. I was just wondering why a business owner would lie about a thing like this...