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Stories from Friday, April 22, 2005

Sikeston Public Library launches NASA exhibit (04/22/05)
SIKESTON -- Houston, there wasn't a problem Thursday as the Sikeston Public Library successfully launched an interactive NASA exhibit for children ages 5 to 12. "When you think of NASA, the first aspect is usually rockets and space shuttles, and then you hear about the other areas and it opens up a whole new world," said third grade teacher Glenda Hampton after roaming through the exhibit...
Missouri State Veterans Cemetery receives donation (04/22/05)
BLOOMFIELD - The generosity of a Catron woman will continue the development of the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery. A gift was made to the Bloomfield Assistance League recently by June Barton in memory of her late brother, Dale White Sr. White was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in the occupation forces in Japan following the end of World War II. After being honorably discharged, he moved to Sikeston where he was a long-time employee of the SEMO Motor Co...
Broadcast will reair (04/22/05)
SIKESTON - A broadcast featuring local author Edward C. "Ned" Matthews III is being repeated due to popular demand. The interview of Matthews about his book, "Matthews: The Historic Adventures of a Pioneer Family," by KFVS news anchor Mike Shain is scheduled to be rebroadcast at 6:30 p.m. Friday and again at 8 a.m. Saturday on UPN Channel 33...
Golf glance: Bootheel Golf Club (04/22/05)
LEAGUE RESULTS: Sunday Points Game (4-18) First place team: Mike Newman, Tony Hill, Jaye Butler Second place team: Jim Markland, Rick Baldwin, Gary Harper Sr. Third place team: Charlie Long, Dave Huntsman, Roger Parker, Gary Harper Jr. Fourth place team: Bob Andrews, Vaughn Baker...
Sikeston rallies past Dexter (04/22/05)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs needed a last-inning run to defeat the pesky Dexter Bearcats. Sikeston prevailed 4-3 in the SEMO Conference and district matchup against Dexter at VFW Stadium on Thursday. With the score knotted at 3, Sikeston's Richard Landers spanked a bases loaded single down the third-base line to plate pinchrunner Andrew Box with the game-winning run...
Sikeston performs well in junior high relays (04/22/05)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston boys and girls eighth grade track and field teams hosted the Sikeston Junior High Relays on Thursday at Sikeston Public Schools Stadium. Although team points were not kept, both teams had some standout performances against 10 different teams...
Notre Dame nips Kelly in seventh inning after error (04/22/05)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - A Notre Dame error gave visiting Kelly the lead in the sixth inning in a SEMO Conference baseball game on Thursday, but a Kelly error in the seventh tied the game and helped lead to the winning run in the Bulldogs' 3-2 victory. The game was a pitchers duel, with both starters going the distance. Notre Dame's Jeremy Brinkmeyer allowed just one earned run on six hits to improve to 4-0...
J.M. Patton (04/22/05)
PARMA - Pallbearers at services conducted Thursday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Parma for J.M. Patton, 75, who died April 19, 2005, were: Leo Smith, Don Smith, Fred Nichols, Colby Denson, Clinton Lawrence, Clayton Knight and Brandon Knight...
James Lewis Sr. (04/22/05)
SIKESTON - James Albert Lewis Sr., 64, died April 20, 2005, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Born June 9, 1940, in Black Oak, Ark., to the late George Albert and Lena Maude Washburn Lewis, he was of the Assembly of God belief. He was a concrete contractor, working for Cowan Construction and later self-employed until his retirement...
Keith Day (04/22/05)
SIKESTON -- Keith Day, 80, died April 20, 2005, at his rural Sikeston home. Born Feb. 14, 1925, in Bloomfield, to the late Frank H. and Lela L. Neal Day, he was a member of the Wesley United Methodist Church. A graduate of Brosley High School, he attended Southeast Missouri State University for two years then joined the U.S. Navy serving during World War II. He was a self-...
Stella Graviett (04/22/05)
ORAN - Stella B. Graviett, 79, died April 22, 2005, at the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Amick-Burnett Funeral Home in Oran is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
Bobbie Ford (04/22/05)
DEXTER -- Bobbie Dean Ford, 62, died at 4:10 a.m. April 21, 2005, at Elvis Presley Memorial Trauma Center in Memphis, Tenn. Born July 17, 1942, in Scott County, son of the late William Clyde and Cecil Geraldine Salyers Ford, he was an auto body repairman and of the Baptist belief...
Van Kilmer (04/22/05)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers at services conducted Thursday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Van Harris Kilmer, 65, who died April 19, 2005, were: Charles Parrish, A.J. Nugent, Ike Watkins, Sherm Smith, Don May and Doug Temples.
Norman LeGrand (04/22/05)
ORAN -- Norman "Lu Lu" LeGrand, 79, died April 21, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Visitation begins at 5 p.m. Sunday at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran with parish prayers at 7 p.m. and Knights of Columbus rosary at 7:15 p.m. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at Guardian Angel Catholic Church in Oran...
Joyce Halley (04/22/05)
MORLEY -- Joyce Ann Halley, 67, died April 21, 2005, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born July 12, 1937, in Wheatley, Ky., daughter of the late Marvin Edward and Georgia Derriel Fitzgerald Joslin, she was of the Catholic belief and had worked as an admissions clerk for various hospitals in Florida and Missouri before retiring...
Births (Published 4/22) (04/22/05)
SIKESTON - Darrel Wayne and Tracy Pauline Latham are the parents of their fourth child, second daughter, born at 7:34 p.m. March 8, 2005. Hannah Gayle Latham weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces and was 17 1/2-inches long. The former Tracy Rodgers, Mrs. Latham is the daughter of Larry and Joann Rodgers of Sikeston...
Looking Back 4/22 (04/22/05)
SIKESTON - Miss Eleanor McClure entertained with a bunking party last Saturday night when Misses Betty Ruth Limbaugh, Sue Tanner, Alice Van Horen and Carolyn Weltecke were guests. SIKESTON - Tonight is the night and enjoy the old Standard Time while you can as of midnight and after tonight, all clocks will be moved ahead one hour for Daylight Savings Time. ...
Your view: No one is perfect (04/22/05)
This is in response to the pompous who wrote "Deserve Punishment" which was printed in the April 14th issue. I would like to meet you because I have never met an angel. I was having a conversation with two of the guards at the Charleston prison, and they said it best: "The only difference between those of us on the outside and the inmates is that the inmates got caught."...
Speakout 4/22 (04/22/05)
I have a question for Mr. Bush and Mr. Blunt. If they cut out Medicaid and us elderly people have to go into nursing homes. Who is going to pay for this if I only draw $600 a month. Will it pay for nursing home care and my medicine and my care in nursing home? Who is going to pay for this. ...