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Stories from Sunday, May 22, 2005

Change in traffic's flow proposed for downtown (05/22/05)
SIKESTON - Would making part of Center Street into a one-way street be an improvement for the downtown area? The idea came up during a recent Downtown Merchants Association meeting, according to Robin Pace, president of the association. After some discussion in the meeting a motion was carried to bring it before the city's traffic committee for consideration. "We're going to see what happens, see if they like it," Pace said...
Battle against cancer is family affair (05/22/05)
SIKESTON -- Rebecca Heppe may not know everything about the American Cancer Society, but she knows this: it's helping her mommy. And for that reason alone, the 5-year-old from Sikeston is raising money for the organization's annual Relay For Life event in Scott County...
Girls distance relay team closing in on school records (05/22/05)
SIKESTON -- Year after year in Sikeston track and field, the boys tend to grab the headlines while the girls always play second fiddle. But this year there are four girls that are making a name for themselves. Traci Jackson, Ashley Johnson, Deneka Miller and Whitney Turner -- all juniors -- are teammates in the 4 x 400 and 4 x 800 meter relays...
Leible leaving his mark at Sikeston (05/22/05)
SIKESTON -- Over the years, Sikeston High School tennis has been blessed with many standout athletes. This year has proven to be no exception. Senior Marc Leible, who recently qualified for his third state tournament appearance by winning the Class 1, District 1 singles championship, now finds himself included on the list of notable Sikeston tennis players. And according to his coach, he's near the top...
Sanders signs (05/22/05)
East Prairie basketball standout Jordan Sanders recently signed a letter of intent to play at Missouri Valley College, an NAIA school in Marshall. Sanders averaged 16 points and three assists per game this past season for the Eagles' 18-10 team. Sanders hit 86 3-pointers at a 45 percent clip and shot 86 percent from the free throw line this season. ...
Service recognized (05/22/05)
Paula Cunningham of Bertrand was recognized for her service to Southeast Missouri State University at the Employee Recognition Reception May 1 on the Southeast campus. Cunningham has been employed at Southeast for 18 years. Most recently, she had served as administrative assistant in the Johnson Faculty Center. ...
Business briefcase 5/22 (05/22/05)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Lyda Chasteen, cell technician, is the Dana Corporation's May Employee of the Month. Chasteen has worked at the Dana-Cape Girardeau facility since Jan. 6, 1997. During that time she has had the opportunity to work in Departments 400 and 500 on B, C, and D shifts. Currently she is assigned to Department 500 on 2nd Shift...
Designer's project puts message from the heart in public view (05/22/05)
SIKESTON - Janet Haines has found a way to use her business skills to support a cause she is passionate about. Haines, owner of Wings Creative, has designed a car "ribbon" magnet with the message "Choose Life." The magnet is being used by groups as a fund-raiser and is available in local Christian bookstores...
Hubert Hill (05/22/05)
MOREHOUSE -- Hubert Hill, 87, died May 20, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Feb. 4, 1918, in Wardell, son of the late Joe and Addie Hill, he had resided in Wardell before moving to Morehouse in 1951. He was a former custodian of the Morehouse Schools. A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he was a member of the Morehouse General Baptist Church and the American Legion...
Jeanne Burchfield (05/22/05)
SIKESTON -- Jeanne Burchfield, 76, died May 21, 2005, at her home in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Charles Rudisill (05/22/05)
ORAN -- Charles Rudisill, 62, died at 10:20 p.m. May 20, 2005, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Lisa Shaw (05/22/05)
SIKESTON -- Lisa Gay Shaw, 43, died May 19, 2005, at her home in Sikeston. Born April 25, 1962, in Portage, Wis., daughter of Donna Jean Kleist Shaw of the home in Sikeston and the late John Robert Shaw, she was a member of the Wesley United Methodist Church and had worked at the Burger King Restaurant on Malone Avenue in Sikeston...
Wynne - Nelson (05/22/05)
ROLLA -- Ron and Mitzi Wynne have announced the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Brooke, to Jonathan Andrew Nelson, son of Dick and Sherry Nelson of Sikeston. The future bride is the granddaughter of Nina Casper of Melbourne, Ark. She is pursuing a degree in physical therapy at the University of Missouri-...
Tucker - Kinder (05/22/05)
SIKESTON -- Carolyn S. Tucker and Floyd Dean Kinder have announced their engagement. The future bride is the daughter of the late Marion Lee and Lola Marie Butrum. She works as a baby sitter. The prospective bridegroom is the son of the late Lula Alberta and John Kinder. He is employed by Himmel Burger Harrison...
Greene - Jones (05/22/05)
MOBILE, Ala. -- Bill and Barbara Greene have announced the engagement of their daughter, Tara French Greene, to Jared Howard Jones, son of Dewey and Joella Jones of New Madrid, Mo. A graduate of Satsuma High School, the future bride graduated in 2002 from the University of Mobile, where she majored in graphic design...
Stuever - Brueggeman (05/22/05)
DEXTER -- Jim and Angie Stuever have announced the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Catherine, to Jay Alan Brueggeman, son of Sam and Jane Brueggeman of Shipman, Ill. A 2000 graduate of Bernie High School, the future bride graduated in 2003 from Southeast Missouri State University with a Bachelor of Science in education. She is currently employed as a fifth grade eMINTS teacher at Valley Park Elementary in Valley Park...
Fisher - Dement (05/22/05)
HANNIBAL -- Jeff and Brenda Fisher have announced the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Lynn, to Gabriel Lee Dement, son of Drew and Kenneth L. Dement Jr. of Sikeston and Toni Tucker and Gary Williams of Benton. A 2002 graduate of Hannibal High School, the future bride expects to graduate in May 2006 from Hannibal-LaGrange College, where she is the student government class president, Circle K treasurer. She works at Maurices and is a member of the Immanuel Baptist Church...
Local couple to mark golden anniversary (05/22/05)
MOREHOUSE -- Mr. and Mrs. Joe Hughes will celebrate their golden anniversary Tuesday. Hughes and the former Lou Shipp were married May 24, 1955, in Morehouse. They have two sons and daughters-in-law, Steve and Effie Hughes and Randy and Tammy Hughes; one daughter and son-in-law, Mark and Carla Moore; and seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren...
Looking Back 5/22 (05/22/05)
SIKESTON - Elaine McNeelye was named valedictorian of the 1945 graduating class of Sikeston High School at graduation exercises held Monday night. Frank Schulte, with the second highest scholastic score for the four years work, was named salutatorian. Other honor graduates are Parker Rowe, Jane Stephens and Martha Stevens...
LCRA is making difference in town (05/22/05)
The two-year involvement of the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority is starting to turn eyesores into new potential homesites. A quick tour of the city this past week showed ample progress on the LCRA front with a number of former eyesores now gone...
Speakout 5/22 (05/22/05)
This is to Grandma in "Help wanted." Your 16-year-old granddaughter has the same rights as other 16-year-olds. She gets to get a free education to help her rise up out of her bad situation and make a better life for herself. She made a mistake and is being given a second chance. ...