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Stories from Wednesday, June 29, 2005

Cemetery's parent company has more complaints filed (06/29/05)
SIKESTON - The list of area residents coming forward to report problems with a local cemetery is growing but it appears to be more than just a local issue. Following a local report on problems with the Garden of Memories Cemetery in Sikeston experienced by a Sikeston family, it soon became apparent they were not the only ones in this area dealing with this...
Parents hold key to teen driving (06/29/05)
SIKESTON -- As 15-year-old Mallorie Collins waited for the driving portion of her driver's education class to begin Tuesday, she pondered the concept that teen drivers are often stereotyped. "Not every teenager is a bad driver," said Collins as she sat outside Sikeston Senior High School...
Burning laws in place (06/29/05)
SIKESTON - Brush, grass and other vegetation is extremely dry due to the lack of rain and high wind conditions, Sikeston Department of Public Safety Director Drew Juden reminds all citizens of Sikeston and the surrounding area. This creates a serious fire hazard, and Juden requests that all burning is delayed until it is safe. The Sikeston Department of Public Safety will be enforcing its burning laws within the city...
Dry weather causing concerns (06/29/05)
SIKESTON - While fire safety is important year-round, it is especially critical now as the Southeast Missouri region suffers from a moderate drought. And with the upcoming Fourth of July holiday, it is important to practice extra caution while lighting fireworks...
Officials want equal treatment from board (06/29/05)
BENTON - Scott County officials want equal treatment from the Riverside Regional Library District. County commissioners discussed with County Developer Joe Evans during their regular meeting Tuesday the district's decision to not renew their agreement with the Sikeston Public Library...
Tips for parents (06/29/05)
Having a young driver in the household means freedom from having to shuttle your teen from place to place as well as new worries about their driving activities. The following tips were suggested by parents: -- Driving is a privilege, not a right. The teen must understand their responsibilities in order to keep this privilege...
Keep pushing (06/29/05)
As June comes to a close, I am reminded of how the life of a remarkable martial arts master's life came to a close this month 17 years ago. From James Dean to Jimi Hendix - and yes, Bruce Lee - some people die all too young while leaving behind a legacy that often grows into legend...
Sharks to Junior Olympics (06/29/05)
SIKESTON -- Five Sikeston Sharks swimmers swam at the Southeast Missouri Swim Conference Long Course Championship Meet at Poplar Bluff on June 25, with all five qualifying for the AAU Junior Olympics. In the 15-18 year old girls division, Aidan Marshall qualified with a first-place finish in the 200-meter breast stroke; Kristin Medley qualified with first-, second- and third-place finishes in the 100-meter freestyle, 200-meter freestyle, and 100-meter butterfly; and Victoria Moy qualified with first-place finishes in the 100-meter breaststroke, 200-meter individual medley, and a second-place finish in the 100-meter butterfly.. ...
Bombers' rally foils Fulton (06/29/05)
SIKESTON - The Bootheel Bombers recorded their sixth win of the season by defeating the Fulton (Ky.) Railroaders 10-7 at VFW Stadium on Tuesday. Down 7-6 in the bottom of the sixth, the Bombers scored three key runs with two outs on hits by outfielders Ingel Silva and Brent Telano that eventually won the game...
Sikeston grappler competes on wining Missouri team (06/29/05)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Missouri Bulls, a USA Wrestling team of 14-15- year-olds, captured the state's first-ever team championship by winning the 2005 Cadet Freestyle National Dual Championships in Kansas City. Sikeston High School wrestling coach Ivan Robison attended with two Sikeston wrestlers, heavyweights Robert Madison and Josh Northern...
Golf glance: Bootheel Golf Club (06/29/05)
LEAGUE RESULTS: Sunday Points Game First-place team: Mike Scott, Chuck Loafman, $35 Second-place team: Trey Dooley, Ken Curry, $30 Third place team: Dave Huntsman, Charlie Long, $25 Fourth place team: George Glasscock, Aaron Moore, $20 Tuesday Senior League: First place team: Andrews, Bollinger, McVay, Gilmer, 60...
Verna Cameron (06/29/05)
PARMA - Verna B. Cameron, 90, died June 27, 2005, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare Facility in Dexter. Born Nov. 14, 1914, in Newport, Ark., daughter of the late Perry and Nancy Eads Ruby, she had been a resident of Parma most of her life. A member of the Parma General Baptist Church, she had been a grocery clerk for many years in Parma and had been a cook on a river boat...
Ryan Carr (06/29/05)
SIKESTON - Ryan Alan Carr, infant son of Philip and Amy Evans Carr of Sikeston, was stillborn June 28, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. In addition to his parents, he is survived by two sisters, Katlyn Carr and Kylie Carr of the home in Sikeston; paternal grandfather and stepgrandmother, Jackie and Lease Carr of Blytheville, Ark.; paternal grandmother, Becky Carr of Sikeston; maternal grandparents, Terry and Donna Evans of Sikeston; paternal great-grandmothers, Smynthelee Hildebrand and Noralee Carr of Kennett; and maternal great-grandmother, Lucille West of Sikeston.. ...
Walter Bouie (06/29/05)
SIKESTON - Walter Bouie, 77, died June 25, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born July 16, 1927, he had been a resident of The Hunter Acres Caring Center since November of 2001. Private services will be held with Ponder Funeral Home in charge of arrangements...
Coy Jackson (06/29/05)
HOWARDVILLE -- Coy Lee Jackson, 73, died June 27, 2005, at his home in Howardville. Born Jan. 13, 1932, in McNeil, Ark., son of the late Roosevelt and Betty Handy Jackson, he was an instructor at the Shelby Williams Manufacturer Co. in North Brooks, Ill. He moved to Missouri in 1978 and was a member of the Baptist Temple in North Brooks...
Gordon Beaver (06/29/05)
SIKESTON - Gordon M. Beaver, 72, died at 11:10 p.m. June 28, 2005, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Nunnelee Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
Harland Gilmer (06/29/05)
MATTHEWS - William Harland Gilmer, 68, died at 8:30 p.m. June 28, 2005, at his home in Matthews. Nunnelee Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
Larry Heckert (06/29/05)
BERTRAND - Larry Heckert, 84, died June 29, 2005, in the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from noon Thursday until time for services at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
April Rhodes (06/29/05)
NEW MADRID -- April Rhodes, 42, formerly of East Prairie, died June 28, 2005, at her residence in New Madrid. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Gary Culbertson (06/29/05)
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Gary L. Culbertson, 61, died June 14, 2005. A native of Sikeston, Mo., he lived for over 40 years in Jacksonville, where he was a member of the Trinity Baptist Church, National Rifle Association and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy...
Births (Published 6/29) (06/29/05)
SIKESTON - Amanda Eberley and Darrell Johnson are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 3:27 p.m. April 27,2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Blake Aaron Johnson weighed 8 pounds and was 21 inches long. Eberley is the daughter of Tina and William Eberley...
Looking Back 6/29 (06/29/05)
SIKESTON - Announcing the reopening of our studio, we wish to announce that we are again ready to serve our many friends and customers of Sikeston and vicinity. We have reopened our studio in McCoy-Tanner Building upstairs over the Heisserer Drug Store in rooms 255-258. Sikeston Portrait Studio, Cole Potter Streiff, owner...
Union leaders miss message on funds (06/29/05)
A battle is brewing within the American labor movement that could greatly impact the future of the political landscape as well. At stake are millions upon millions of dollars in union political donations that go almost exclusively to Democratic candidates and causes...
Speakout 6/29 (06/29/05)
I need help concerning the incident that happened on June 8 in the prescription aisle when I was sitting on the bench and waiting for my prescription. First of all I want to thank the individuals for their concern. Please contact me 471-7136. Mike, how come you stopped throwing out the ads on Wednesday on East Cypress in Charleston? Was it because I canceled my subscription?...