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Stories from Friday, June 17, 2005

Cookbook returns with new additional sections (06/17/05)
SIKESTON - The Scott County Women in Agriculture definitely know the recipe to a winning cookbook. After publishing their first cookbook in 2002 and quickly selling out of their initial 500 copies and 300 they had reordered, the group looked to obtain more books...
Kitty League action (06/17/05)
Oran High School product Matt Bucher prepares to throw to first Thursday night for the Bootheel Bombers Kitty League team. Bucher and the Bombers play again tonight at 7 p.m. at V.F.W. Stadium with a one-day special price admission of $3.
Drainage feasibilty study authorized (06/17/05)
CHARLESTON - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has authorized $50,000 for a feasibility study on flood control in Charleston. During their regular meeting Thursday, Mississippi County commissioners reviewed a letter sent to the Corps' district engineer from Dave Brewer, Charleston's city manager, and Jim Blumenberg, presiding county commissioner, requesting and authorizing the Corps to "make all investigations and reports which may be required to determine the feasibility and economic justification of a project to alleviate flooding in the vicinity of South Main to the interstate and from the Brown Shoe Building (East Marshall) to Ironbanks Road.". ...
Bombers blast Fulton (06/17/05)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston's red-hot Bootheel Bombers won their fourth straight with a 12-1 derailing of the Fulton (Ky.) Railroaders at V.F.W. Memorial Stadium on Thursday. Sikeston (4-2) pounded 15 total hits with six hitters collecting at least two apiece...
Turnin' two (06/17/05)
D & S Salvage's Jordan Griggs watches teammate Austin Hay turn a rare double play in a Thursday Rookie League game. Thursday's Sikeston Area Youth Baseball results were not available at press time.
Larry Walls (06/17/05)
BENTON - Larry Walls, 61, formerly of Kennett, died June 16, 2005, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Visitations are scheduled from 6-8 p.m. Saturday at McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett and from 1-2 p.m. Sunday at Shady Acres Church of Christ in Sikeston where services will begin at 2 p.m. with the Revs. Dennis Lowe and Johnny Hester officiating...
Aaron Rapert (06/17/05)
SIKESTON - Aaron Esselman Rapert, 79, formerly of Charleston, died at 8:18 p.m. June 16, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Feb. 21, 1926, in Maynard, Ark., son of the late Raymon and Jewell Rapert, he had lived in the Charleston area since 1941, moving to Sikeston in 2003. ...
Polly Schuerenberg (06/17/05)
SIKESTON - Polly Nora McWaters Schuerenberg, age 64, of Sikeston, Missouri, departed this life Wednesday, June 15, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. The daughter of the late William L. and Nora Colson McWaters, Polly was born February 10, 1941, in Charter Oak, Missouri...
Andrea Burford (06/17/05)
BENTON -- Andrea Dawn Burford, 16, died June 16, 2005, at St. Louis Children's Hospital. Born Feb. 7, 1989, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Paul Edward and Marilyn Ella Brucker Burford of Benton, she was a junior at Kelly High School and a member of St. Denis Catholic Church...
Births (Published 6/17) (06/17/05)
SIKESTON -- Leslie Bryant and Marcus Pearson are the parents of their second daughter born at 12:41 p.m. April 13, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Kyla Renae Pearson weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces and was 19 inches long. Bryant is the daughter of Ricky and Sharon Bryant of Crowder...
Looking Back in Time at June 17 (06/17/05)
SIKESTON - Bud Heath of Sikeston was elected district commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars at the annual meeting of the 14th district at Cape Girardeau Sunday afternoon. SIKESTON - J. W. Hartzog, president of the Sikeston Chamber of Commerce has announced that a general membership meeting will be June 24 at the Holiday Inn at noon. Guest speaker at the meeting will be Henry C. Maddox, director of the Commerce and Industrial Department in Jefferson City...
Your view: League returns (06/17/05)
Dear Editor, I was delighted to read your article in the Wednesday edition reporting on the Bombers and the resurgence of the Kitty League. I pitched with the Fulton Railroaders in 1948, the Union City Greyhounds in 1949 and a half season on a part-time basis with Fulton in 1953. ...
Speakout 6/17 (06/17/05)
I want Speakout about some of these people complaining about having to pay taxes for the poor people. I'm a 60 year old woman. I'm a diabetic. I have kidney damage, failure almost. Osteoarthritis and a little bit of everything else. I worked in the past and they still claim they can't find nothing on me, which I can't understand. ...