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Stories from Friday, July 8, 2005

New license plates will be hitting the road soon (07/08/05)
SIKESTON - Missouri motorists will see a new license plate on the road soon. In addition to other specialty plates such as the Children's Trust Fund and collegiate logos, Missouri Farm Bureau is working to add an agriculture plate to the mix, promoting one of their youth programs...
Rodeo preparations (07/08/05)
Chris Harper, co-general chairman of the 2005 Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo, digs a hole for a fence pole Thursday evening. The Jaycees are preparing for their upcoming rodeo which starts Aug. 10.
A new place for Old Glory (07/08/05)
Chester Kordahl, left, and Herb St. Mary of American Legion Post 114 raise the American flag outside of the Sikeston Public Library for the first time while the Library's board members look on Tuesday afternoon. The flag was raised in honor of the late Anne Hollenbeck, a former library board member who had wished to see a flag flying outside the library. ...
Drainage alternative is rejected (07/08/05)
CHARLESTON - The lead attorney for those opposing the St. John's Bayou Basin-New Madrid Floodway Project would like to meet with Mississippi County and East Prairie officials to discuss alternatives to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project. Tim Searchinger, senior attorney for Environmental Defense, a national nonprofit organization based in New York, once again called Mississippi County officials during the regular County Commission meeting Thursday...
Bombers falter on the road (07/08/05)
SIKESTON -- The Bootheel Bombers dropped two in a row to fall two games below .500 in the Kitty League. On Tuesday, the Bombers (9-11) were drubbed by Union City 18-5. Zane Grosback went 3-for-4 with six RBIs to lead the Union City offense. On Wednesday, last-place Fulton (3-14) squeaked by the Bombers 5-4 in 10 innings. Sean O'Connors' home run was the difference for the Railroaders, who have come alive with two straight wins. They defeated league-leading Farmington 5-1 on Tuesday...
District action (07/08/05)
Cord Sheehy, of the 9-10 Sikeston All-Star team throws a pitch during district tournament action on Thursday against Caruthersville at the Sikeston Complex. Results from the game were not available at press time.
Junior Legion defeats Scott County in district first round (07/08/05)
CHAFFEE - The Sikeston Ladies Auxiliary Unit 114 Junior Legion baseball team won their first round District 14 playoff game against Scott County on Thursday in Chaffee, 9-1. Sikeston, seeded second, will play on Saturday at 1 p.m. against top-seed Cape Girardeau...
Hauling it in (07/08/05)
Salamar Cox catches a pass during a Sikeston High School 7-on-7 football scrimmage on Thursday. Sikeston High School will be holding a football camp for grades 6-8 and 9-12 starting on Monday and running through Friday. The camp is free of charge.
Allie Musgrave (07/08/05)
DEXTER - Allie Musgrave, 94, died July 7, 2005, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare. Born Oct. 22, 1910, at Dexter to the late Thomas and Sarah Smith Lambert, she attended the Southwest Church of the Nazarene in Dexter. Previously she worked at Polly's Drive Inn at Dexter and was formerly employed in housekeeping at the Dexter Memorial Hospital...
Martha Sheron (07/08/05)
SIKESTON -- Martha V. Sheron, 82, died July 4, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Dec. 24, 1922, in Scobba, Miss., to the late Ben and Lillie Winston, she had lived in Missouri for 60 years and was a member of Joyful Praise Church of God in Christ in Cape Girardeau...
Gladys Stewart (07/08/05)
SIKESTON - Gladys Beatrice Swinney Stewart, 94, died July 7, 2005, at the Heartland Care and Rehab in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston. Services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Monday at the First Christian Church in Sikeston...
Looking Back 7/8 (07/08/05)
SIKESTON - Mrs. H.M. Kending and Miss Myra Tanner entertained friends with a breakfast at the Dunn Hotel yesterday morning. Later a party was enjoyed at the home of Miss Tanner on North Kingshighway. SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Harry Young and daughter, Mrs. John Wilson, and the latter's children spent Sunday at Lake Wappapello...
Speakout 7/8 (07/08/05)
Edgar Ray Killion, Michael Jackson, O.J. Simpson, Scott Peterson and you talk about racial discrimination. This race card is just getting to be too ridiculous. If a store closes at 6:30 it is closed. If I were to go and not be let in could I use a white race card? Oprah has just gotten too big and powerful. ...