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Stories from Tuesday, April 19, 2005

Afternoon accident (04/19/05)
Sikeston Department of Public Safety Officer Damon Lockett directs traffic at the intersection of East Malone and South Kingshighway Monday afternoon. Two vehicles were involved in the accident which blocked both streets. Three were transported to the Missouri Delta Medical Center with unknown injuries. No other information was available at press time...
Person's life and death can hinge on proper CPR training (04/19/05)
SIKESTON -- Recently employees at First State Bank Trust Co. in Sikeston were put to the ultimate test of delivering good customer service when a regular customer fell over right before their eyes. "It appeared he was having a heart attack and everybody gathered around, and one of the tellers called 911," recalled bank president Mike Marshall about the March 29 incident...
Sikeston's most wanted fugitive caught in Mexico (04/19/05)
SIKESTON - Richard Yang was doing what most people expected he would do while living as a fugitive from justice in Mexico. He managed a restaurant. During a press conference held Monday at Sikeston City Hall, Sikeston Department of Public Safety Director Drew Juden said that Yang is now in the custody of Los Angeles County authorities awaiting travel arrangements...
SHS tennis downs Poplar Bluff (04/19/05)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston Bulldog tennis team defeated Poplar Bluff 6-3 on Monday at the Sikeston High School tennis courts. "I thought we played pretty well today," said Sikeston coach Brian James. "Clayton Matthews was out sick and Andrew Powell stepped in and had a great match at No. 6. (Grant) Ingram made a nice comeback to win his match and that was good to see. We've got to get a little stronger in doubles, but overall I think we are improving."...
Oran pounds Oak Ridge; Chaffee nips Bell City (04/19/05)
ORAN -- Streaking Oran won its fifth straight with a 25-4 mercy run-rule romp over Oak Ridge on Monday. The Eagles (8-1) blasted three home runs in their 11-hit offense. Pinchhitter Alex Daniel stroked a grand slam in a 15-run fourth-inning uprising, Joey Williams lashed a three-run homer and Trevor Irwin belted a solo shot...
Kennett beats NMCC in 11 innings (04/19/05)
NEW MADRID -- Fans witnessed one of the best pitching performances of the season when the Kennett Indians and New Madrid County Central Eagles faced off in a Class 3, District 1 showdown Monday afternoon at the New Madrid City Park. Nearly 3 1/2 hours later, the Indians finally drove in a pair of runs and went on to defeat the Eagles by a count of 3-1 in 11 thrilling innings of baseball...
Leslie F. Cox (04/19/05)
BERNIE -- Leslie F. Cox, 58, died April 17, 2005, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born July 19, 1946, at Dexter, son of the late Floyd and Marjorie Fellows Cox Sr., he was a lifelong resident of Stoddard County. A 1964 graduate of Dexter High School, he was drafted in to the U.S. ...
J.M. Patton (04/19/05)
PARMA -- J.M. Patton, 75, died April 17, 2005, at St. Louis University Hospital. Born May 11, 1929, in Puxico, son of the late Joseph and Virgie Green Patton, he had lived in Southeast Missouri all of his life and had lived in Parma since 1947. A retired school bus driver and mechanic, he was of the Baptist belief and a member of the Masonic Lodge AF & AM...
Nora Pobst (04/19/05)
CHAFFEE - Eleanora "Nora" Susan Pobst, 97, died April 16, 2005, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Friends may call after 4 p.m. today at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee, with parish prayers at 7 p.m. A funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Chaffee with the Rev. Ralph Duffner officiating...
J.D. Troxell (04/19/05)
DEXTER -- Jasper Dempster "J.D." Troxell, 82, died April 19, 2005, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Roy Wilburn (04/19/05)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Roy Wilburn, 78, died April 19, 2005, at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Births (Published 4/19) (04/19/05)
LILBOURN - Jamie Lynn and Carl Eugene Kimball are the parents of a daughter born at 11:27 a.m. March 2, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Carly Elizabeth Kimball weighed 6 pounds and 1 ounce and was 18 1/2 inches long. The daughter of Jim and Carolyn Lovett of Lilbourn, Mrs. Kimball is employed as a speech pathologist with the New Madrid County R-1 School District...
Looking Back 4/19 (04/19/05)
SIKESTON - New arrivals: Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Stark of Malden are the parents of a son born April 16 at the Sikeston General Hospital. A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Sherman Chappell of Sikeston yesterday. SIKESTON - The extension of Interstate Highway 55 south of Sikeston to New Madrid is now in the beginning stages according to General Superintendent L.S. Beuien of Springfield. The stretch is scheduled to be finished late this fall...
Today's protesters lack passion of past (04/19/05)
Back a hundred years ago when I was in college, the protest movement was in full swing. In fact it could be argued that the college protest movement of the '60s was both the beginning and the end of the protests. I recall protests for the civil rights movement, the Vietnam war, the tragedy at Kent State University and other, less newsworthy concerns. I witnessed sit-...
Speakout 4/19 (04/19/05)
This is for the parents who let their teen-aged daughters dress up like hookers than drop them off the show or the bowling alley. What are you thinking? The thing I don't understand about illegal dumpers is that most of the things that get thrown in the ditch are things that didn't have to be thrown in there. ...