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Stories from Monday, June 20, 2005

Emergency drill held at prison in Charleston (06/20/05)
CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County residents wondering if anything was wrong at the Southeast Correctional Center today need not worry -- it was only a drill. According to facility officials, an emergency drill was conducted from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at the Center...
New innovations in gardens (06/20/05)
SIKESTON - After gardening for about 40 years, Jack Barber and P.D. Glaus have learned a thing or two about gardening. One of the things they have learned is how to keep their garden cleaner and make chores such as picking the produce and keeping out weeds a bit easier...
Vanduser man experiences success in pool tournaments (06/20/05)
VANDUSER - Clay Graviett knows how tough it is to qualify for the American Poolplayers Association national tournament. He, with varying team members, has participated in the national competition in Las Vegas every year since 2001, with the exception of 2002...
Bombers blanked (06/20/05)
UNION CITY, Tenn. -- The Bootheel Bombers' bats were silenced by Kitty League leader Union City in a 4-0 loss on Saturday. The Greyhounds Marty Beno tossed a complete-game two-hitter. The Bombers' record evened at 4-4 with their second straight defeat to Union City in the aftermath of a four-game win streak...
Sonny Gammons (06/20/05)
EAST PRAIRIE - Frank "Sonny" E. Gammons, 63, died at 6 p.m. June 17, 2005, in the Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Nov. 14, 1941, in Dorena, son of the late Carol Gammons and Minnie L. Busby and Eddie Watson, he lived most of his life in East Prairie and was of the Baptist belief...
William Eisenhart (06/20/05)
DEXTER - William George Eisenhart, 84, died June 18, 2005, at Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter. Born Aug. 17, 1920, at St. Louis to the late William and Marie Meyer Eisenhart, he was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Dexter. A former maintenance superintendent for the University City School District in St. Louis, he lived his entire life in St. Louis until moving to Dexter upon retirement in 1982...
Donald Dockins (06/20/05)
ST. LOUIS -- Donald G. Dockins, 67, formerly of Sikeston, died June 17, 2005, at St. Johns Place in St. Louis. Born Aug. 7, 1937, in Sikeston, son of the late George Franklin and Cora Mae Ballard Dockins, he attended Tyler Redeeming Spiritualist Church. He was a lance corporal for the U.S. Marine Corps for four years and had worked for United Technologies in the automobile division before retiring...
Bertha Sapp (06/20/05)
BERNIE -- Bertha Violet Sapp, 93, died June 18, 2005, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter.
James Culverhouse (06/20/05)
DEXTER -- James L. Culverhouse, 69, died June 20, 2005, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born Jan. 6, 1936, in Shreveport, La., son of the late Daniel Price and Jessie Lee Bass Culverhouse, he had lived in Mendin, La., most of his life and had lived in Dexter the past three years. He was a truck driver for Heavy Duty Trucks. A member of New Hope Baptist Church in Athens, La., he attended the Lighthouse Christian Center in Dexter...
Wilda Mae Menley (06/20/05)
DEXTER - Pallbearers at services conducted Sunday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Wilda Mae Manley, 73, who died June 17, 2005, were: Joe Deprow, Wade Deprow, Richard Warren, Jerry Teeters, T.J. Vaughn and Jared Vaughn.
Winifred Guthrie (06/20/05)
SIKESTON -- Winifred Guthrie, 96, died June 20, 2005, at Clearview Nursing Home in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Looking Back 6/20 (06/20/05)
60 years ago June 20, 1945 SIKESTON - Val Sharp, who was formerly engaged with his father, H.G. Sharp, in the automobile business here and who is now employed by Uncle Sam in the Philippine Islands, took part in the construction of one of the hospitals on the islands. The construction is declared by Army engineers to be the largest military building job in the Pacific Theatre of War...
Speakout 6/20 (06/20/05)
How can a landlord kick a family out of their house when the wife is disabled and has children living there, too, under the age of three? And he only gave us 30 days. Now tell me, is that wrong. I live in Sikeston, Mo., and I would like to know how I can get a hold of Gov. Blunt?...