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Stories from Monday, May 16, 2005

District soccer (05/16/05)
Sikeston's Amber Coffey dribbles the ball past Fredericktown defenders Saturday morning at the Sikeston Sports Complex in the opening round of the district tournament. Sikeston won the game 5-1 and will host St. Vincent today at 5 p.m. A game story can be found on page 9 in today's edition...
Gold star is earned by local school (05/16/05)
MATTHEWS - Nothing could make a child happier in elementary school than getting back an assignment with a gold star at the top. Gold stars still symbolize success in school and for Matthews Elementary School, the Gold Star Schools Program Award honors it as one of the 12 best schools in Missouri...
Farmer's Market (05/16/05)
It was a slow start as the Farmer's Market officially kicked off its season Saturday. Kathy Robinson, the sole vendor Saturday morning, sells a jar of sorghum to Anderson Walker. The Farmer's Market will be open from 8 a.m. to noon each Saturday at the parking lot next to the Depot in downtown Sikeston...
Bulldogs surprising third at district (05/16/05)
PERRYVILLE - The Sikeston Bulldogs saw their four-year district championship run come to an end on Saturday as they finished third in the Class 3, District 1 track and field meet in Perryville. The Bulldogs led after 15 events but couldn't hold off eventual champion Potosi (113 points) and Perryville (110.5) in the final three events. Sikeston finished with 95 points followed by New Madrid County Central in fourth with 73 points...
Lady 'dogs gnaw on Cats (05/16/05)
SIKESTON -- Ali Blurton broke her own school record with five goals to vault the Lady Bulldogs past their first hurdle in the Class 1, District 1 soccer tournament. Host Sikeston, the No. 4 seed, bounced No. 5 Fredericktown from the tourney with a 5-0 win on Saturday at the Sports Complex...
Prep track results (05/16/05)
PREP TRACK RESULTS CLASS 3, DISTRICT 1 Boys Team Scoring Individual Results 3200 meter relay 110 meter high hurdles 100 meter dash 800 meter relay 1600 meter run 400 meter relay 400 meter dash 300 meter hurdles 800 meter run 200 meter dash 3200 meter run...
Anna S. Hadley (05/16/05)
SCOTT CITY - Anna Sivilla Hadley, 88, died at 10:50 a.m. May 14, 2005, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born March 10, 1917, in Kelso to the late Joseph and Ida Halter Glueck, she was a homemaker and had resided in Dexter for the past four years. She was a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Scott City...
Sharon Parker (05/16/05)
NEW MADRID -- Sharon Elizabeth Parker, 55, died May 13, 2005, at her home in New Madrid. Born Feb. 9, 1950, in New Madrid, daughter of the late Clarence O. and Norma N. Watson Lyons, she was a member of the New Madrid Eagles Aerie 4206. On Sept. 26, 1981, in Marston, she married Thomas A. Parker, who preceded her in death on May 14, 2001...
Ruth Ishmael (05/16/05)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Ruth Nall Ishmael, 76, died at 10:36 p.m. May 14, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Dec. 10, 1928, at East Prairie, to the late William N. and Inez A. Bippus Nall, she had lived most of her life in Mississippi County where she was a member of the Church of Christ...
Nathanel Lewis (05/16/05)
MOREHOUSE -- Nathanel Al Lewis, the pastor of the First Oneness Pentecostal Church of Morehouse, died May 13, 2005, at the High Point Regional Medical Center in High Point, N.C., while visiting his son and family. Born April 20, 1922, in Lilbourn. He is survived by his loving wife, Evelyn Kerr Lewis of 56 years; three sons and their spouses, Jackie Lewis of Campbell, Maxwell Lewis of Bernie and Lark D. ...
Larry Drake (05/16/05)
CANALOU - Larry Lynn Drake, 53, died at 5:14 p.m. May 12, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 30, 1951, at Canalou, son of the late Grover D. and Iris Blankinship Drake, he lived most of his life in Canalou. He was an independent truck driver and a Vietnam-era veteran of the U.S. Army...
Frances Harris (05/16/05)
ORAN - Frances A. Harris, 83, died May 16, 2005, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Home in Oran.
Leah McCollum (05/16/05)
JACKSON - Leah McCollum, 92, formerly of Bloomfield, died May 16, 2005, at Jackson. Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.
Barbara Johnston (05/16/05)
STE. GENEVIEVE - Barbara E. Johnston, 84, formerly of Dexter, died May 13, 2005, in the Ste. Genevieve Hospital. Born Oct. 15, 1920, at Essex, daughter of the late Ollie Pruitt and Lela Kamplain Pruitt, she was a member of the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Dexter and a former bookkeeper for Stovall Clothing in Dexter. She had lived in Ste. Genevieve for the last two years...
Looking Back 5/16 (05/16/05)
SIKESTON - Four hundred Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts of the Sikeston district representing 14 troops and five packs, will take part in the Boy Scout and Cub Circus to be presented on the Sikeston football field tomorrow night. SIKESTON - The Sikeston County Club held its annual golf tournament at the Club's course Sunday. ...
Speakout 5/16 (05/16/05)
This is to the police officer that was at a local gas station last Friday. My son went in to pay for my gas, and he had the nerve to tell my son he needed a haircut. Excuse me! Where the hell do you get off thinking you can tell someone they need a haircut? It is none of your business when my kids get a hair cut. ...