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Stories from Friday, July 1, 2005

Thirty-two in custody after warrant arrests (07/01/05)
SIKESTON -- It took a team effort Thursday to look for 60 people on a variety of warrants. Department of Public Safety Director Drew Juden said beginning at 5:30 a.m. Thursday officers from DPS, Scott County Sheriff's Department, Mississippi County Sheriff's Department, Missouri State Highway Patrol and the SEMO Drug Task Force served numerous arrest warrants throughout the city. The Missouri National Guard helicopter also provided air support for the teams working on the ground...
Two biggest cities will be compared in documentary (07/01/05)
CHARLESTON -- A former Mississippi County resident is putting together a documentary comparing East Prairie and Charleston. Tif Graham of the University of California in Los Angeles, who was raised in Mississippi County but has been away for 15 years, asked county commissioners about the county's two largest cities during the regular County Commission meeting Thursday...
Sikeston resident placed on probation, fined for tax fraud (07/01/05)
ST. LOUIS -- A Sikeston restaurant owner was sentenced Thursday for filing false tax returns. Haralambos "Bobby" Katsantonis, 49, of Sikeston was sentenced to six months home confinement and two years probation. Katsantonis was also ordered to pay a $20,000 fine. He will be required to deal with the Internal Revenue Service to settle his civil tax liabilities...
Miner BOA approves land purchase to build convention center, park (07/01/05)
MINER - Miner has taken a substantial step toward building a convention center. During a special Board of Aldermen meeting Thursday, board members approved the purchase of 13.07 acres from Cummins Diesel for a convention center and park complex. The land owners accepted the city's offer of $225,000 for land located on Highway H, according to Janet Tuttle, city clerk...
Jr. Legion wins; SAYB championship held (07/01/05)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston Ladies Auxiliary Junior Legion Post 114 beat Ste. Genevieve Junior Legion 8-5 in a game at VFW Stadium on Thursday. Post 114 scored two runs in the first, one in the third and five in the fifth on their way to the victory. Starting pitcher Nick Lambert pitched all seven innings for Sikeston, striking out six and giving up five runs on six hits in the complete-game win...
Jessie Sebaugh (07/01/05)
SIKESTON -- Jessie J. Sebaugh, 85, died at 4:19 p.m. June 29, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 26, 1919, in Burfordville, daughter of the late Otis E. and Daisy Stroder Allen, she had attended Business College in Cape Girardeau and was a homemaker. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Sikeston...
Delpha Higdon (07/01/05)
SIKESTON - Delpha Raye Higdon, 92, died at 12:55 a.m. June 30, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born April 19, 1913, in Rosiclare, Ill., daughter of the late Homer (Rose) and Barbara Leona Widdows Henson, she had been a restaurant cook at the Cyrus Inn and a bookkeeper at Scott County Milling Elevators. She was a member of the Temple of Faith church...
Eddie Parris (07/01/05)
O'FALLON - Eddie Parris, 51, died June 29, 2005, at the Gateway Regional Medical Center at Granite City, Ill. Born Oct. 8, 1953, at Vinson, he was the son of the late Walter Ted and Helen Virginia Nimmo Parris. He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Shirley Parris and Rebecca Parris...
Everett Botts Jr. (07/01/05)
BERNIE - Everett Lee Botts Jr., 81, died June 29, 2005, at the John J. Pershing VA Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. Born Dec. 16, 1923, at Birmingham, Ala., to the late Viola Allen and Everett Lee Botts Sr., he was a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving on the USS Nevada and was a Pearl Harbor survivor. ...
Otto Buchheit (07/01/05)
ST. ANN - Otto V. Buchheit, 87, died June 29, 2005. He served in the Army during World War II and was a member of the Cement Mason's Local 527 for more than 50 years. He also belonged to the Holy Name Society, American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars...
Lowanda Gremard (07/01/05)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Lowanda Gremard, 80, died July 1, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel, where services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday. Burial will follow in the Portageville Cemetery...
Lillian Landers (07/01/05)
SIKESTON -- Lillian Landers, 86, died July 1, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Births (Published 7/1) (07/01/05)
HOWARDVILLE - Theresa Branch is the mother of her second child, second daughter, born at 4:35 p.m. April 30, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Breanna Denise Davis weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces and was 18 inches long. Branch, a homemaker, is the daughter of Walter Branch and Mammie Saddler...
Looking Back 7/1 (07/01/05)
SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. John Hux and son, John Jr., expect to take possession of their new home on Tanner Street the latter part of the week. --- SIKESTON - Miss Marjorie McCoy, who has been employed in the office of McKnight - Keaton Grocery store since the closing of the Missouri Institute of Aeronautics, has accepted employment by the Defense Plant Corporation located at Harvey Parks Airport...
Speakout 7/1 (07/01/05)
This is response to the person who called in about police at fault. It is my understanding that the reason they were down on Ruth street is because there was a fight going on between some people. I don't think it was the police that threw the rocks that hit the police, it was the people involved in the fight or even those people just standing there watching the fight. ...