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Stories from Thursday, June 9, 2005

Another man dies from May accident (06/09/05)
NEW MADRID -- A Sikeston man died Wednesday of injuries received in a May 29 accident in New Madrid County. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Leon Gates, 46, of Sikeston died at 11:05 a.m. Wednesday at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. ...
Food Pyramid gets new name, new look (06/09/05)
SIKESTON - For the first time since its introduction 12 years ago, the food pyramid was revised and made public earlier this year. "There are studies that have been done that show children are not eating properly and not getting the right amount of exercise," said Afton Green, food service director for the Sikeston School District...
Summer bike patrol returns (06/09/05)
SIKESTON - Summer temperatures are back and so are Sikeston Department of Public Safety bike patrols. Supervision of the program at DPS is the responsibility of Sgt. Shirley Porter. "It''s part of the SRO/COPS program," she explained. "It''s just a regular bike patrol program that we do every year."...
Summer school is for learning and fun (06/09/05)
SIKESTON -- Each school district may have a different theme for summer school this year, but they all want basically the same thing -- to have a little fun and learn at the same time. Monday marked the first day of summer school for Sikeston R-6 students with enrollment at 1,206 for grades K-12...
Golf glance: Bootheel Golf Club (06/09/05)
LEAGUE RESULTS: Sunday Points Game First place team: Bob Andrews $35 Second place team: Nolan Newman $25 Third place team: Beck Smith $20 Tuesday Senior League: 1st - Glasscock, McConnell, Hollis, Collier 61 2nd - Andrews, Long, Barnes, Murphy 62 3rd - Palmer, Medlin, Thompson, McVay 63...
Junior Legion nips Twin Rivers (06/09/05)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston Ladies Auxiliary Unit 114 Junior Legion baseball team edged out a 2-1 victory over Twin Rivers Post 494 in the first of two games on Wednesday. After Sikeston''s high-scoring victories of 28-5 and 9-5 over Scott County Post 369 on Tuesday, runs suddenly became a premium as hits were scarce and no errors were committed by either team in a great defensive showing...
Kipper wins Tywappity Trails 5K (06/09/05)
CHAFFEE -- John Kipper of Cape Girardeau defeated a field of 65 runners to capture the Tywappity Trails 5K held Saturday morning near Chaffee. His time of 18:00 was just nine seconds off the course record of 17:51 set in 2004 by Bryan Kelpe. Stephanie Bennett of Chaffee once again was the top female finisher with a time of 24:50...
Mary Alice Springs (06/09/05)
SIKESTON - Mary Alice Springs, 82, died at 7:04 p.m. June 7, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Nov. 25, 1922, in Stoddard County to the late Henry F. and Christine York Stanley, she was a homemaker and a member of Tanner Street Church of God, where she was a Children''s Sunday school teacher for many years...
Jean Mitchem (06/09/05)
SIKESTON - Norma Jean Mitchem, 58, died at 10:45 p.m. June 7, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Dec. 15, 1946, in Burdette, Ark., daughter of the late Oscar and Lillie Irene Bowers Watkins, she graduated from Richland High School. She was a dental assistant for Dr. John Doggett and was of the Baptist belief...
Maggie Sauls (06/09/05)
SIKESTON - Magalene "Maggie" Sauls, 76, died at 6:40 a.m. June 8, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel, where services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday. Burial will follow in the Matthews Cemetery at Matthews...
Sheryl Greenburg (06/09/05)
SIKESTON -- Sheryl Greenburg, 52, died June 7, 2005, at the Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis. Born May 8, 1953, in Sikeston, daughter of Minnie Byrd Boone of Sikeston and the late Robert Boone, she was a member of Antioch Baptist Church and had worked as an accounting clerk...
James Ross (06/09/05)
COLUMBIA -- James E. Ross, 75, died May 19, 2005, at the Boone Hospital Center in Columbia. Born Nov. 13, 1929, in Parma, son of the late Edgar and Adelia Brennecke Ross, he retired as a printer from the Columbia Daily Tribune. He was a member of the Bethany Baptist Church...
Births (Published 6/9) (06/09/05)
MARYLAND HEIGHTS - Todd and Stephanie Hughes are the parents of their third child, first daughter, born at 6:33 p.m. April 1, 2005, at DePaul Helath Center in Bridgeton. Megan Dawne Hughes weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and was 20-inches long. The former Stephanie DeRoush, Mrs. Hughes is the daughter of Debbie DeRoush of Sikeston...
Medicaid mistakes driving up the costs (06/09/05)
For months now, Missouri officials have been engaged in an ongoing debate over Medicaid funding in our state. One side says waste, fraud and abuse are costing the system and they want to reduce benefits to address this financial drain. The other side says the program should not be reduced because of the potential health impact on citizens covered under the insurance program...
Speakout 6/9 (06/09/05)
Why are the tennis lights at the complex set to the on position yet they do not turn on? Is there a trick or do they turn on at a certain time or am I missing something? "They''re on a timer," confirmed Jiggs Moore, park division director. "People were turning on the lights and leaving them on all night so we had to put them on a timer." As a variety of things can cause the timers to get off their programmed schedules, Moore said the park division will check and adjust them light timers.. ...