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Stories from Wednesday, June 15, 2005

Flag Day ceremony (06/15/05)
Tyler Woolsey, a member of Boy Scout Troop 59, participates in the Elks Lodge Flag Day ceremony Tuesday evening. Each Elks Lodge in the United States held the ceremony to honor the United States flag.
Board hears complaints of loud noise (06/15/05)
MINER - The conflict between two Miner businesses continues. Mark Hinton of Hinton Park appealed once again to the Miner Board of Aldermen during their regular meeting Tuesday about loud music from J.D.'s. Saloon. "It never has gone away - we've been dealing with it for many years," Hinton said...
Names sought to add to walls (06/15/05)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston R-6 Schools is currently accepting nominations of individuals for its Hall of Fame and Honor Wall. Last year Lee Shell of Sikeston nominated Jerry Dyer to the Honor Wall and said the process was a fairly simple one. "They give you an application to fill out, and if you know of somebody you think is deserving then you write a little history of what they've done and what you think they've done to deserve it," explained Shell, who was also inducted to the Honor Wall in the late 1990s.. ...
Nine residents given jail time after disturbance last week (06/15/05)
SIKESTON -- Nine local residents were sentenced to jail after a large disturbance on the 1000 block of Ruth Street last week. Judge Franklin Marshall sentenced the men and women who were either involved in the incident or were arrested as a result of the disturbance on June 5...
Scott County clerk seeks information (06/15/05)
BENTON - Some Scott County residents will soon be receiving a letter asking for personal information. "We're updating our voter registration records," said Rita Milam, county clerk for Scott County. "Some letters will be coming from my office requesting Social Security numbers and/or birthdates."...
Baseball all-state released (06/15/05)
JEFFERSON CITY -- The Missouri Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association released the high school all-state baseball teams. Three area teams had players honored as Sikeston had three players selected, East Prairie had three selected and Oran had one selection...
Whitaker wins Super Pro at drag strip (06/15/05)
SIKESTON -- Cecil Whitaker of Dexter edged Rob Sample of Cape Girardeau to win the Super Pro feature race at the Sikeston Drag Strip on Saturday. Whitaker averaged 135.09 mph in an elapsed time of 5.102 seconds with a dial-in of 5.10 and a reaction time of .525 seconds, while Sample averaged 136.73 mph with an e.t. of 5.058 (5.06 dial-in) and a r.t. of 5.25...
Bombers blank Fulton (06/15/05)
FULTON, Ky. -- Sikeston's Bootheel Bombers blanked the Fulton (Ky.) Railroaders 9-0 for their second straight win on Tuesday. Brent Telano (1-1) tossed a two-hit shutout to even the Bombers' season mark at 2-2. Telano went the distance, striking out nine and walking two...
Swinging for the fences (06/15/05)
First Security State Bank's Courtney Street takes a cut at a pitch during a Tuesday 12-under softball league game. All Sikeston Area Youth Baseball and softball results can be found in the scoreboard on page 12.
Geraldine Welch (06/15/05)
CHARLESTON - Visitation for Geraldine Welch, 73, who died June 13, 2005, will be from 5 to 8 p.m. tonight at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston. Pallbearers at services, scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday, will be: Michael Smith, Chad Smith, Michael Magee, Bill Riley, Scott Riley and Bobby Nally...
Donald Garner (06/15/05)
EAST PRAIRIE - Donald Ross Garner, 66, died at 1 p.m. June 13, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born July 16, 1938, near East Prairie in the 34 corner community, son of the late Charlie and Zella Faire Garner, he lived most of his life in East Prairie where he was a member of the St. James General Baptist Church. He was retired from the City of East Prairie...
Leon Gates (06/15/05)
SIKESTON - Leon Gates, 46, died June 8, 2005 at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau resulting from an automobile accident. Born Sept. 11, 1958, in Hayti, son of Joe Gates of Howardville and Lula Mae Owens of Sikeston, he was a graduate of the class of 1978 of Matthews High School. A groundskeeper at Memorial Park Cemetery, he was a member of the U.S. Marines and received an honorable discharge...
Andrew Donaldson (06/15/05)
CLEVELAND -- Andrew Donaldson, 53, died June 9, 2005, at Marymount Hospital in Cleveland. Born Sept. 6, 1951, at Harvell, Mo., son of Lex Donaldson of Malden, Mo., and the late Earsie Mae Davis Donaldson, he had worked at the Brecksville Veterans Hospital for 15 years until illness forced an early retirement. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served during the Vietnam War...
Julious Hampton (06/15/05)
MALDEN - Julious Lee Hampton, 83, died June 13, 2005, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born Jan. 28, 1922, in Mt. Judea, Ark., daughter of the late Osmar and Sarah Emmaline Sexton Riddle, she was of the Pentecostal belief. On Feb. 25, 1944, at Mt. Judea, she married William Hampton who survives of the home...
Harland Maxwell (06/15/05)
SIKESTON - Harland Gilbert Maxwell, 91, of Sikeston, Mo. passed away at his home on June 14, 2005 at 12:25 p.m. He was born on April 29, 1914 in Bertrand, Mo., son of the late Walter and Nettie Holland Maxwell. On April 12, 1941, he was married to Gladys Stallings, who preceded him in death on Nov. 26, 2000...
Red Arnold (06/15/05)
DEXTER - Pallbearers for the funeral service for Richard "Red" Arnold, 64, who died June 11, 2005, were: Ray Null, Paul Lawrence, Travis Orton, Dale Orton, Kenny Parris and Sean Jones.
Lorenzo Fennell (06/15/05)
CHARLESTON - Lorenzo D. Fennell, 14, died June 10, 2005, at St. Louis Children's Hospital. He was born July 27, 1990, son of Henry and Carolyn Fay Bingham Fennell. Survivors in addition to his parents include: three brothers, Andrew Fennell of Bertrand, and Lee Fennell and Zachary Fennell of Charleston; and one sister, Shalonda Andrews of Charleston...
Looking Back in Time at June 15 (06/15/05)
SIKESTON - Members of the Sikeston Christian Church observed the 30th anniversary of the dedication of their present church building last Sunday evening when they enjoyed a buffet dinner in the church basement and the informal program which followed...
Sikeston sending strong message (06/15/05)
When the nine Sikeston residents stood before Judge Frank Marshall in city court last Thursday, police say they had played a role in the fight and confrontation with police earlier in the week. Police had been called to the 1000 block of Ruth St. as a result of a fight in progress. When police arrived, a crowd estimated at 80 people, threw bottles and bricks at the officers. One Public Safety officer was struck by a brick...
Your view 6/15: Thanks for help (06/15/05)
As the staff partner for this year's American Cancer Society Relay for Life, I would like to thank the residents of Scott County for their generosity and support. Twenty teams participated in this year's event, raising more than $60,000 for the American Cancer Society's research, education, advocacy, patient service programs. The outstanding support received proves that the people of Scott County are truly committed to the fight against cancer...
Speakout 6/15 (06/15/05)
I'm calling about someone who was wanting some blueberry jelly or jam. I have it. You can find it at Ivy Villa in Charleston, Missouri, in the gourmet department. Ok, answer me this. Why do we need another stoplight in this town? The one in front of the Walgreens is unnecessary. It is putting three of them too darn close together. And gas is high enough. We need another stoplight in this town like we need a hole in the head...