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Stories from Monday, August 22, 2005

Local lawyer dies (08/22/05)
SIKESTON -- Fielding DeLisle Potashnick, longtime Sikeston lawyer and former Scott County prosecuting attorney, died Saturday at his home in Sikeston. He was 72. Mr. Potashnick was the son of Eugene Potashnick and Vivian Dye Potashnick. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Sue Sikes Potashnick; and children, David Potashnick of Rogersville and Julia Potashnick Long of Burke, Va. ...
4-H rodeo (08/22/05)
Kelsie Patterson, a member of the Scott County 4-H Rodeo Club, rides during the slack portion of pole bending Saturday at the Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo Grounds. Contestants from eight counties competed in the annual rodeo.
MDMC's rapid response team helps save lives (08/22/05)
SIKESTON - An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, a stitch in time saves nine, and Missouri Delta Medical Center's rapid response team can save lives. A rapid response team is a program that enables a hospital to respond quickly to situations before they become life threatening, according to Kathy Vickery, RN, MSN, director of special care nursing at MDMC...
Local soldier believed killed in action (08/22/05)
SIKESTON - The Standard Democrat has received unofficial notification that one of the soldiers killed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom is a resident of Mississippi County. The Department of Defense has not officially released the names of the soldier involved...
Charles Wathen (08/22/05)
SIKESTON -- Charles Dawson Wathen, 72, died at 6:30 a.m. Aug. 15, 2005, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Born Jan. 4, 1933, in New Madrid, to the late Luke and Glodine Lamb Wathen, he worked as a lineman for the Sikeston Board of Municipal Utilities for 31 years and 10 years for New Madrid Municipal Utilities. ...
Iva Harty (08/22/05)
WAPPAPELLO - Iva Louise Harty, 85, died Aug. 20, 2005, at the Oakdale Care Center in Poplar Bluff. Born Aug. 9, 1920, in Wayne County to the late Clayton and Nona Haney Wilfong, she had lived in St. Louis from 1968 until 1987 when she moved to Wappapello. She was affiliated with the Baptist church...
Harold Thatcher (08/22/05)
FESTUS - Harold Thatcher, 81, formerly of East Prairie and Clinton, Ky., died at 6:02 p.m. Aug. 20, 2005, at the John Cochran VA Medical Center in St. Louis. Born May 5, 1924, in Morrillton, Ark., to the late Hogan and Junie Tiner Thatcher, he lived in Festus for the past two months moving from Clinton, where he lived for 15 years, having moved there from East Prairie. A member of the Church of Christ, he was a veteran of the Army Air Corps, serving during World War II...
Leota Rievley (08/22/05)
Chaffee -- Leota Rievley, 84, died Aug. 21, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Born March 3, 1921, in Rombauer, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Emma Foster. She and Philip Rievley were married May 29, 1937. He died Jan. 22, 1965. Survivors include: a son, Donald Rievley of Chaffee; two daughters, Mary Martin of Illiopolis, Ill., and Roberta Grojean of Chaffee; eight grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren...
Hazel Randell (08/22/05)
SIKESTON -- Hazel Mildred Randell, 88, died Aug. 21, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Sept. 21, 1916, in Hayti, daughter of the late Barney and Eva Edmundson Dailey, she was a member of North Acres General Baptist Church in Sikeston. In 1935 at Wardell, she married Francis Randell, who preceded her in death on Jan. 19, 1992...
Margaret Alger (08/22/05)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers at services for Margaret Catherine Alger, 85, of Sikeston, formerly of St. Louis, who died Aug. 19, 2005, will be: James Stallings, Timothy Stallings, Nathan Stallings, Kenneth Stallings, Carroll Couch and Jim Leigh. Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel, where services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday. Burial will follow in the Garden of Memories Cemetery...
Leona Patterson (08/22/05)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers at services conducted Saturday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Leona May Patterson, 91, who died Aug. 16, 2005, were: Brian Gray, Jimmy Lewis, Mike Stroud, Ronald Bowling, Luke Hogan and Brent Shipman.
Charles Menees (08/22/05)
MOREHOUSE -- Pallbearers at services conducted at 1 p.m. today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Charles B. Menees, 75, who died Aug. 18, 2005, were: Michael Collier, Woodrow Glass, Tyler Glass, John Culbertson, Reggie Stotts and Don Culbertson Jr. Burial followed in the Garden of Memories Cemetery...
Looking Back 8/22 (08/22/05)
SIKESTON - Two Sikeston boys, James Ralph and Billy Warren, have been selected by Boy Scout officials to participate in the Scout Service Camp at the 1945 Missouri State Fair, which begins Saturday at Sedalia. SIKESTON - Three persons were injured when a car left Highway 51, eight miles south of Sikeston Wednesday and struck a telephone pole. A shower had made the road slick...
Speakout 8/22 (08/22/05)
I am a concerned citizen that lives in Charleston, Missouri. We do have a sanitation contract in place. My question is what good is a contract if the people voted and get it and took the job, what good is it if they don't follow the contract? We are suppose to have back-alley service, and we don't have that any longer. ...