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Stories from Tuesday, June 21, 2005

Program helping those on vacation (06/21/05)
BENTON - Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter wants county residents to be able to enjoy worry-free vacations this summer. "Vacation Watch" is a new service offered by Walter's department. "It was actually a couple of ideas that came together," Walter said. "We were talking about doing business watches through the county." He explained deputies regularly check on the county's businesses and churches...
Changes to get or renew license will begin July 1 (06/21/05)
SIKESTON -- Beginning July 1 all Missouri motorists -- new and existing -- should be prepared to show some proof they legally belong in the United States. Whether renewing or obtaining a permit, driver's license or non driver's license, specific identification will be required to show proof of "lawful presence." The change is a result of a state law passed last year...
Charleston swimmer gets guidance from older sister (06/21/05)
CHARLESTON - If it weren't for her older sister, 16-year-old Kati Luehmann may not be on the Charleston Blue Racers swim team - or be swimming at all. "Kati is probably only on the Charleston team because of me," Mindi Luehmann, 20, admitted. "If not, she would probably just swim at Cape."...
Pewitt sets Sharks record (06/21/05)
DEXTER - Sikeston Sharks swimmer Jake Pewitt set a new team record in the 13-14 year old boys 200 Meter Individual Relay as the Sharks placed third in a Southeast Missouri Swim Conference Swim Meet in Dexter on June 18. The Sharks were part of 255 swimmers from Kennett, Scott City, Poplar Bluff and Dexter...
SAYB results 6/21 (06/21/05)
SAYB RESULTS Sikeston Area Youth Baseball ROOKIE LEAGUE Ponder Funeral 12, Jarvis Motors 4 Multiple hits -- Ponder: Skyler Ford (3-3), Dylan Kersey (3-3), Colson Frakes (3-3, home run), Austin McMillan (2-2), Adam Johnson (2-2), Alex Comstock (2-2). Jarvis: Cody Rodgers (3-3)...
Golf Glance: Sikeston Country Club (06/21/05)
RESULTS: Men's Golf Association Thursday Night League Play First place Team: Dwayne Reeves, Ned Matthews, Keith Davidson, Jerry Mickey -- 28 Ladies Golf Association SCC Senior Association 1st - low gross (tie) Tom Maddox, Rick Oetting, Gene Dawson, Bob Buchanan...
Junior Legion splits with Mayfield (06/21/05)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston Ladies Auxiliary Unit 114 Junior Legion baseball team picked up a 4-1 win against Mayfield Post 26 (4-3) in the first game of two on Monday, improving to 13-7 on the season. After an 0-4 showing at the Dyer County Tournament in Dyersburg, Tennessee, Sikeston rode starting pitcher Kody Campbell's stellar complete game performance to the much-needed victory...
Eye on the ball (06/21/05)
Michael Gipson of Lewis Furniture tries to make contact with the ball during a National League game on Monday. Find Sikeston Area Youth Baseball results and statistics in the Scoreboard on page 7.
Winifred Guthrie (06/21/05)
SIKESTON - Winifred G. Guthrie, 95, died June 20, 2005, at the Clearview Nursing Center. Born Aug. 4, 1909, in Tamms, Ill., daughter of the late William and Margie Hargis Hulen, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Sikeston and served as a volunteer Gray Lady at Missouri Delta Medical Center for many years...
Truseal Kean (06/21/05)
BELKNAP, Ill. -- Truseal Kean, 91, died at 8:50 a.m. June 19, 2005, at the home of her daughter, Susan Hobbs, in Paducah, Ky. Daughter of the late Arthur and Ida Worman Hathaway, she was retired from the Anna State Hospital in Anna and was a member of the Belknap United Methodist Church. She was also a member of the Johnson County Homemakers...
Tom Jennings Jr. (06/21/05)
PORTAGEVILLE - Dr. Tom (Joe) Jennings Jr., 63, died June 17, 2005, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born May 20, 1942, in Portageville to Tom Jennings Sr. of Howardville and the late Ozia Rowe Jennings, he earned a Bachelor of Science in zoology at Northeast Missouri State University at Kirksville and a Bachelor of Science in animal science and a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. ...
Elvis Layton (06/21/05)
BLOOMFIELD - Elvis Layton, 82, died June 19, 2005, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Born April 9, 1923, at Bloomfield to the late Albert and Elsie Grace Layton, he spent most of his life in the Bloomfield community and was a World War II U.S. Army veteran. He worked several years at H and H Lumber Co. in Morehouse and had worked for Bennett Chicken Farms and for the city of Bloomfield. He was also a member of the First Baptist Church in Bloomfield...
Cooper Rushing (06/21/05)
CHARLESTON -- Cooper Riley Rushing, infant son of Bert Allen and Karen D. Housman Rushing of Charleston, died at birth at 5:28 p.m. June 18, 2005, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. In addition to his parents, survivors include: one brother, Ethan Parker Rushing of the home; paternal grandparents, Leon Rushing of Dorena and Cynthia Elder of Poplar Bluff; maternal grandparents, Louie and Deloris Housman of Bertrand; and paternal great-grandmother, Maxine Bounds of Alliance, Ohio...
Terry Femmer (06/21/05)
RICHARDSON, Texas -- Terry B. Femmer, 57, died June 15, 2005, at Richardson Medical Center. Born Feb. 21, 1948, in Cape Girardeau, Mo., son of Carlan Stone Femmer of New Madrid, Mo., and the late Bert Femmer, he was a civil engineer and was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving two tours of duty in the Vietnam War as a helicopter pilot. He was a member of the Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association...
Charles Hill (06/21/05)
SIKESTON -- Charles H. Hill, 93, died June 20, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Feb. 3, 1912, in Charleston, son of the late Charles Nicholas and Mary Scott Hill, he was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II having served in the European Theatre. A member of the First Baptist Church in Sikeston, where he lived for many years, he had been employed with the area Knights Department Stores and the Buckner-Ragdale Department Store in Sikeston before retiring...
Virginia Stucker (06/21/05)
KANSAS CITY -- Virginia Lucille Simmons Stucker, 69, formerly of East Prairie, died at 5:50 p.m. June 20, 2005, at the Liberty Hospital in Liberty. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Bertha Sapp (06/21/05)
BERNIE -- Bertha Violet Wood Henely Sapp, 93, died June 18, 2005, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born Aug. 30, 1911, in Bertrand, daughter of the late William and Martha Stenson Mills, she had lived in Risco and Parma for many years before moving to Bernie four years ago. She was a member of the First Pentecostal Church...
Looking Back 6/21 (06/21/05)
SIKESTON - Cletus Dohogne has been employed as accountant for the firm of Berry Patmor and Day and will assume his new position next Monday. SIKESTON - Lynn Twitty, superintendent of Sikeston Public Schools and a colonel in the Marine Corps Reserve, is currently undergoing training at a Marine Corps School in Quantico, Va. Twitty was ordered to duties for training in counter-insurgency. The course will be completed June 27 and he will return to assume his duties with the school...
Governor should let case come to end (06/21/05)
If Florida Gov. Jeb Bush hopes to mount a national campaign some day, I would suggest he change his tune. Gov. Bush can't seem to let the Terri Shiavo case end. Shiavo, you will recall, is the Florida woman who lapsed into a coma and remained in a persistent vegetative state for 15 years until her husband decided to remove her feeding tube. She died two weeks later...
Speakout 6/21 (06/21/05)
This is about Memorial Park Cemetery. I would just like to add my comment about the upkeep of these cemeteries around here. My sister passed away in December 2002. Her husband passed away in March 2003. This is almost two-and-a-half years but the death dates have not been put on their markers. ...