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Stories from Thursday, July 7, 2005

Lifeguarding requires much training, responsibility (07/07/05)
SIKESTON - To many, lifeguards have the perfect summer job. They get to be outside and work on their tans. What more, they get paid for it. But lifeguarding isn't just about fun and a nice tan. It's about knowing first aid and how to save someone's life, to name a few other obligations...
Park work (07/07/05)
Todd Kennard, a City of Sikeston Public Works employee, covers electrical lines that were run to the helicopter display at Veteran's Park Wednesday afternoon. The workers also ran power to the new shelter at the park.
Use common sense while traveling (07/07/05)
SIKESTON - To many, lifeguards have the perfect summer job. They get to be outside and work on their tans. What more, they get paid for it. But lifeguarding isn't just about fun and a nice tan. It's about knowing first aid and how to save someone's life, to name a few other obligations...
July blood drives (07/07/05)
July 10 St. Augustine School- Kelso 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. July 13 Missouri Department of Transportation-Sikeston 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 14 Guardian Angel Parish Center-Oran 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. July 18 Sikeston Wal-Mart 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 19 Sacred Heart Catholic Church- Dexter...
Summer impacts blood supply (07/07/05)
SIKESTON -- Donating blood this month may save someone's life, but it also provides donors a chance to win two Busch Stadium seats following the structure's demolition. "Right now is a very critical time for us," Shannon Thompson, donor recruitment account manager for Southeast Missouri. "We always get hit hard after the Fourth of July because of increased accidents."...
Suspect held for dumped corpse (07/07/05)
CASSVILLE -- Authorities have linked a body discovered near Commerce to a murder across the state and have a "person of interest" in custody in connection with the crime. At approximately 4:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, a fisherman traveling through a bushy area on his way back to his vehicle found a body adjacent to the riverbank north of Commerce. Scott County authorities were notified and an investigation began into a possible homicide...
Local hoopsters to compete in statewide basketball event (07/07/05)
SPRINGFIELD - The best high school basketball talent Missouri has to offer will be gathered together to compete in the 2005 St. John's Midwest Sports Medicine Missouri Basketball All-Star Games in Springfield at the Hammons Center on Friday. Both boys and girls basketball will be represented at the event, as 90 graduated seniors, all of whom were selected as first team all-state players, have been selected to participate...
Mack continues hot streak over July holiday weekend (07/07/05)
BENTON -- Joey Mack and the Mack Racing, Inc. team have enjoyed a recent hot streak, which continued over the busy 4th of July holiday weekend. Joey was able to put his Boomland / High's Gift Shop / Jay Cookson Farms #97m GRT / Kuntz machine in victory lane twice over the weekend. The Benton driver's weekend started off last Friday evening at the Malden Speedway in Malden. Joey won the dash event and held off Jeff Floyd for the $800 payday...
Golf glance: Bootheel Golf Club (07/07/05)
Sunday Points Game First place team: Terry Jones, Geo Glasscock, $35 Second place team: Ken Curry, Dave Cantrell, $30 Third place team: Bob Andrews, Mike Newman, $25 Fourth place team: Keith McCanless, Troy Dooley, Tim Bryant, $20 Tuesday Senior League: First place team: Wilson, Larue, Knodder, Davidson, 58...
Eliane Phillips (07/07/05)
CHARLESTON - Eliane Simone Vacher Phillips, 82, died at 2:30 a.m. June 19, 2005, at the Charleston Manor. Born Oct. 22, 1922, in Saint Bris Le Viueux, Yonne, France, to the late Jean Louis and Rene`e Berson Vacher, she was a resident of Charleston since 1948 and a member of St. Henry's Catholic Church where she volunteered for many church and school activities. She was a homemaker and had worked as a professional aupere (nanny) for several Charleston families through the years...
Oscar Campbell (07/07/05)
BERNIE - Oscar Junior Campbell, 69, died July 6, 2005, in the Beverly Health and Rehabilitation at Dexter. Born Feb. 8, 1936, in Sturdivert, son of the late Oscar and Mildred Moore Campbell, he was a farm worker. Survivors include: six brothers, Charles Campbell of Godfrey, Ill., Bobby Campbell and Edward Campbell of St. ...
Mabel Webb (07/07/05)
SPRING ARBOR, Mich. - Mabel I. Webb, 95, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died July 4, 2005, in Spring Arbor. Born July 8, 1909, in Sikeston Mo., she was the daughter of the late Elisah and Anna Irwin Johnson. She married John O. Webb who preceded her in death...
Genevieve Decker (07/07/05)
DUNNELLOM, Fla. - Genevieve Decker, 83, formerly of East Prairie, Mo. and Morehouse, Mo., died at 7:45 p.m. July 6, 2005, at the Legacy House in Ocala. Arrangements are incomplete at the Shelby Funeral Home.
Barbara Shaw (07/07/05)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers for services held at 2 p.m. today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Barbara Anita Shaw, 73, who died July 4, 2005, were: Ronald Hill, Billy Shaw, Darrell Wade, Michael Wade, Trey Taylor and Randy Conn.
Allie Musgrave (07/07/05)
DEXTER -- Allie Musgrave, 94, died July 7, 2005, at Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Births (Published 7/7) (07/07/05)
BENTON - Tony and Mandy Ditto of Benton are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 6:21 p.m. May 1, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Payton Wayne Ditto arrived weighing 6 pounds and was 19.5 inches long. Mrs. Ditto is the daughter of Marty Polinski of Rhinelander, Wis., and Troy Garner of Matthews...
Looking Back 7/7 (07/07/05)
SIKESTON - The first home grown tomatoes appeared on local markets this week, bringing a premium price of $6 per bushel. SIKESTON - The Sikeston Babe Ruth Tournament was again in full swing last night with more baseball action from the Sikeston Aces, as the were tumbled with an 11-1 loss by a strong Mule line...
Your view: Bush distrusted (07/07/05)
The President's speech did absolutely nothing to inspire me to put my faith in his reckless and corrupt hands. Iraq, by his administration's own admission, had nothing to do with September 11th. His verbal tie between them is just another miserable example of his strangely effective ability to go for gut reactions by twisting the truth. ...
Your view: Lack of Judge-ment (07/07/05)
I once read, "Man is the only kind of varmint that sets his own trap, baits it, and then steps in it." Five men in black robes just gave us two giant illustrations of this assessment within the last five days via two "Sub- Supreme" Court rulings. ...
Speakout 7/7 (07/07/05)
I have never seen such a disregard for the law as there is in Sikeston. Chief Juden has to go so far as to remind people of the laws in the newspapers. He doesn't have to do that but the thick-headed people who think they are above the law just don't get it. ...