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Stories from Friday, July 22, 2005

Nun celebrates 50 years of service (07/22/05)
ORAN - Sister Mary Jane Jansen's parents always prayed for a vocation in their family - and she knew it. And that was the norm in those days. Families tended to be larger, so parents really encouraged one or more of their children to choose a religious vocation. "Today, parents don't always approve of that because they want grandchildren," Jansen said...
Help is OK'd for county cases (07/22/05)
CHARLESTON - An online resource and use of a special prosecutor will help Mississippi County's prosecutor with a heavy case load. Darren Cann, Mississippi County prosecuting attorney, met with county commissioners during their regular meeting Thursday to present two items for approval...
Thursday accident (07/22/05)
Sikeston Department of Public Safety officer Andy Vanover, left, collects vehicle information while Sgt. Keith Brown removes debris from an accident scene. The accident which occurred Thursday morning on Highway 61 at the Scott County Health Department, blocked traffic for a short time...
R-6 gets grant (07/22/05)
SIKESTON -- A federal grant to help establish a library media center at New Horizons alternative school has been awarded to the Sikeston R-6 School District. On Monday the district received news it would be receiving from the U.S. Department of Education a $187,979 No Child Left Behind Improving Literacy Through School Libraries program grant to improve students' reading achievement...
Missouri Lions All-Star game set for Saturday (07/22/05)
WARRENSBURG -- The 29th Annual Missouri Lions All-Star game is set for Saturday in Warrensburg. Some local talent will be competing, including Charleston graduates Ryan Heaton and Spencer Whitehead, East Prairie grad Brian Rayburn and Dexter's Kyle Espey...
Walter Hedrick (07/22/05)
KANSAS CITY - Walter N. Hedrick, 89, formerly of Sikeston, died July 18, 2005, at his home in Kansas City. Born May 13, 1916, in Davis, W.Va., son of the late Rose Belle and Samuel L. Hedrick, he graduated from Frostburg State Teachers College in Frostburg, Md., and taught in Luke, Md., before serving as a naval lieutenant commander during World War II. ...
Tialisa Evans (07/22/05)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Tialisa Lynn Evans, 21, died at 1:10 a.m. July 20, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born July 30, 1983, in Dequeen, Ark., to Timothy Shelquist of Sikeston and Brenda Funderburk of East Prairie, she had lived in East Prairie for the past three years...
Joseph Adkins (07/22/05)
MOREHOUSE -- Joseph Elvin Adkins, 83, died July 21, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Nov. 3, 1921, in Panama, Okla., son of the late Milem T. and Sarah Jane Anderson Adkins, he had been a resident of Morehouse since 1923 and was a retired farmer. He served in the U.S. Army Corps during World War II...
Margaret Craig (07/22/05)
MALDEN - Margaret Rose Craig, 74, died July 17, 2005, at her home. Born March 20, 1931, at Middlebird, Tenn., daughter of the late Troy and Letha Levins Weatherford, she was a homemaker and a member of the First Southern Baptist Church. On Dec. 26, 1946, at Piggott, Ark., she married George Rose who preceded her in death...
Joe Goodall (07/22/05)
WYATT - Joseph Bailey "Joe" Goodall, 89, died July 21, 2005, at the home of his daughter in Vina, Ala. Born April 24, 1916, at Marion, Ill., son of the late Charlie Richard and Lue Etta Fowler Goodall, he had lived most of his life in Wyatt where he was a member of the Wyatt Baptist Church. He had been employed with the American Can Company in Illinois, the Valley Steel Company and then the Burkhart Company of Cairo, Ill., until his retirement. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II...
Gary Beggs (07/22/05)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Gary Douglas Beggs, 66, formerly of Benton, died at 2:05 a.m. July 21, 2005, at Heartland Care and Rehab in Cape Girardeau. Born June 29, 1939, in Oran, son of Virginia Lee Dunn Beggs of Sikeston and the late W.A. Beggs, he was a farmer and part owner at Ava Associates Inc. in Cape Girardeau. He was also a member of the Lacroix United Methodist Church in Cape Girardeau...
Donald Shelton (07/22/05)
ALHAMBRA, Ill. - Donald L. Shelton, 80, formerly of Bloomfield, Mo., died at 7 a.m. July 21, 2005, at his daughter's home in Staunton. Born Nov. 18, 1924, at Oran, Mo., son of the late Joseph and Fannie Shelton, he was an assembler at General Motors in St. Louis, Mo., a member of the United Autoworkers Local No. 25 in St. Louis and served in the U.S. Army during World War II and the Korean War eras. He had also been a self-...
Virgie Shackles (07/22/05)
CHAFFEE -- Virgie Cecelia Shackles, 94, died July 22, 2005, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Wilma Ringer (07/22/05)
DEXTER -- Wilma Ringer, 81, died July 22, 2005, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Births (Published 7/22) (07/22/05)
Beaher LILBOURN - Amy and David Beaher Jr. are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 10:28 a.m. May 24, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Katie Leann Beaher weighed 9 pounds, 2 ounces, and was 18.5 inches long. Mrs. Beaher, a housewife, is the daughter of Tim and Tina Wilson of Fulton...
Looking Back 7/22 (07/22/05)
SIKESTON - JoAnn Goetz is spending this week at Camp Zoe near Round Spring. SIKESTON - Charley Boyce transacted business in St. Louis this week. NEW MADRID - A new superintendent of school for this community was named today by the school board. SIKESTON - Richard R. Esposito has assumed the position as publisher-...
Your view: Fund-raiser success (07/22/05)
The SEMO Harley Owners Group (HOG's) annual Poker Run was held on June 5th of this year and over $5,000 was raised for the Kenny Rogers Children's Center. On Sunday, June 5 over 300 bikers gathered at Minor's Harley Davidson in Scott City for the poker run. Riders had to get their cards stamped at five of any of the seven sponsoring clubs: J. D.'s Patio Bar in McClure, Ill., Ouida's Horseshoe Tavern in Horseshoe Lake,Ill., City Limits in Charleston, and The Corner Bar in Benton...
Speakout 7/22 (07/22/05)
Let's get the facts straight about Medicaid. Food stamps are not Medicaid nor does Medicaid pay for groceries only for healthcare. Most Medicaid dollars are spent on the elderly and disabled. Most disabled people did not "sit on the butts" all their lives but worked many years then had their lives changed by disability. ...