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Stories from Monday, June 27, 2005

Sikeston native turned children's author to visit area (06/27/05)
SIKESTON -- When it came to writing her first children's book, Sikeston native Sue Schlosser Tippitt stuck with the adage of "writing what you know." In the children's novel, "Boarding School Diary," Tippitt takes a look at the challenges a 13-year-old girl from Sikeston faces when she leaves home to attend a girls' academy. Tippitt also makes several references to Sikeston in her book, including mention of the Cotton Carnival...
Local band has early success (06/27/05)
SIKESTON - After being together for only a year and three months, Fusion Blue, self-described as a southern psychedelic rock, southern blues-based jam band, have the chemistry that it takes some bands years to embrace. The six members of Fusion Blue - Branston Keefer, Nathan Beck, Drew Dollar, Trey Presson, Tim Morrison and Josh Monroe - agreed the music part has never been hard for them...
Area man sentenced to 40 months (06/27/05)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - A Southeast Missouri man was sentenced to 40 months in prison on a felony drug charge. Richard A. Morgan, 48, of Clarkton was sentenced to 40 months in prison on one felony count of conspiracy to possess pseudoephedrine with intent to manufacture methamphetamine. Upon release from prison, Morgan will be placed on supervised release for three years. He appeared in federal court on Friday...
Area youth participate in summer golf program (06/27/05)
SIKESTON - Several area youngsters have participated in the Bootheel Golf Club and PGA Tour of America Junior Program for the past four weeks. "I wanted to take it so I can get better at golf and learn more things," said 7- year-old Connor Meredith of Sikeston...
Mary Fowler (06/27/05)
PUXICO - Mary Belle Fowler, 76, died June 25, 2005, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Born May 22, 1929, near Dudley, daughter of the late Everett and Elizabeth Peck Scott, she was a homemaker. Having lived in Puxico most of her life, she was a member of the Corinth General Baptist Church near Puxico...
Hetty Finley (06/27/05)
ST. LOUIS - Hetty Wagner Finley, formerly of Mississippi County, died at 12: 18 p.m. June 26, 2005, at St. Mary's Hospital in St. Louis. Born July 28, 1928, in Baltimore, Md., daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wagner, she had lived in the Charleston and Cape Girardeau areas a number of years before moving to St. Louis in 1997. She was of Episcopalian belief...
Mae Johnson (06/27/05)
SIKESTON -- Mae L. Johnson, 92, died June 25, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born May 30, 1913, in Indian Mound, Tenn., daughter of the late Grover Lewis Sr. and Commie Seay Gillum Lewis, she worked as a bookkeeper for Potashnick Truck Line before retiring. A member of the First Baptist Church of Sikeston, she was a past matron for the Eastern Star and past president of the American Legion Auxiliary...
Rosalee McKuin (06/27/05)
BERNIE -- Rosalee McKuin, 76, died June 26, 2005, at her home in Bernie. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Bill Trout (06/27/05)
PUXICO - James Wm. "Bill" Trout, 79, died June 24, 2005, at the Forest Park Hospital in St. Louis. Born Dec. 29, 1925, in Campbell, son of the late James Ora and Dottie Mae Wright Trout, he had lived in the Puxico area all his life and was a retired farmer. ...
Edna Brown (06/27/05)
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Edna Jeanetta Baker Brown, 81, formerly of Charleston, died at 5:20 a.m. June 26, 2005, at the Terrace Nursing Care Center in Daytona Beach. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Esther Carson (06/27/05)
BERNIE -- Esther Carson, 86, died June 27, 2005, at her daugther's home in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Kathaleen Adkisson (06/27/05)
EAST PRAIRIE - Lottie Kathaleen Adkisson, 91, died at 8:15 a.m. June 27, 2005, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Looking Back 6/27 (06/27/05)
SIKESTON - T-Sgt. Harold Boardman, who was a prisoner of war in Germany from last September until April, arrived in Sikeston Tuesday on a 30-day furlough and is visiting Mrs. Boardman and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Boardman. ORAN - Dedication for the George Tilles Jr. ...
Speakout 6/27 (06/27/05)
Today I picked up a copy of latest issue of U.S. News magazine that has a cover story about China on it. There are things going on there that will tear this country apart. Don't buy fireworks! They're almost certainly made in China. Don't buy anything if you can help it that has a China label on it. ...