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Stories from Monday, August 29, 2005

'Arsenic and Old Lace' (08/29/05)
Jim Calvin, Mandy Pratt and Shane Wicker audition for parts in "Arsenic and Old Lace," Saturday at the Sikeston Little Theatre's Albritton-Mayer Cultural Center. Tonight at 7 is the final time to audition for the play which will begin in November...
Man in custody following high speed vehicle chase (08/29/05)
SIKESTON - A Sikeston man is in jail on multiple violations after a high-speed chase through Sikeston Sunday. The pursuit started just after 3:30 p.m. when Public Safety Officer Bobby Sullivan spotted Jeremiah Watson, 26, behind the wheel of a vehicle near Ruth and Branum...
New laws now in effect (08/29/05)
BENTON - A number of new laws went into effect Sunday, many of them related to the production of methamphetamine. House Bill 353 accounts for many of the changes in criminal law. As of Sunday, first degree arson is expanded to cover damage to a structure caused by fire or explosion resulting from an attempt to produce methamphetamine...
Changes made to juvenile laws (08/29/05)
BENTON - Missouri legislators targeted behavior by juveniles with several laws that went into effect Sunday with House Bill 353 Juvenile officers now have jurisdiction over juveniles age 17 or younger who violate tobacco laws. Before the change, "the juvenile court had no jurisdiction over tobacco laws," explained Bill Lawson, chief juvenile officer for Scott and Mississippi counties. "If they sent us the report we couldn't do anything with it - now we can."...
Stephen Jones (08/29/05)
WAPPAPELLO -- Stephen Edward Jones, 52, died Aug. 26, 2005, at a family home in Poplar Bluff. Born April 17, 1953, in Chaffee, he was the son of the late Junior and Margaret Barlow Kinder Jones. Survivors include: two brothers, David Jones of Sikeston and Keith Chapman of Oran; and two sisters, Connie Archuletta of Vallejo, Calif., and Tracy Whitaker of Chaffee...
Lillie Heavener (08/29/05)
SIKESTON - Lillie Mae Heavener, 84, died at 1:15 a.m. Aug. 28, 2005, at the Miner Nursing Center in Miner. Born Oct. 1, 1920, in Athens, Ala., daughter of the late Bennie W. and Minnie Roberts Holt, she lived most of her life in Sikeston and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Blodgett. Co-owner and operator of Heavener Produce with her husband until her retirement in 1983, she volunteered for 11 years at Miner Nursing Center prior to becoming a resident there...
Blake Hall (08/29/05)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Army Spc. Blake Wade Hall, 20, died Aug. 21, 2005, near IVO Baylough, Afghanistan. Born Oct. 20, 1984, in Charleston, son of Glen and Vickie Henry Hall of East Prairie, he was a 2003 graduate of East Prairie High School. Following his graduation, he joined the United States Army, where he was in the Airborne Infantry at the time of his death...
Marie Kinder (08/29/05)
ST. LOUIS - Marie Kinder, 97, formerly of Dexter, died Aug. 26, 2005, at the Des Peres Hospital in St. Louis. Born Aug. 19, 1908, in Zalma to the late Lee and Clara Morgan Kinder Peterson, she had resided in Dexter most of her adult life, moving to St. Louis in 1989. She was a retired employee of the Elder Manufacturing Co. where she worked as a machine operator and was a member of the Dexter Church of Christ...
Bill Dunn (08/29/05)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Bill Dunn, 65, died at 7:35 a.m. Aug. 29, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Pauline Hohe (08/29/05)
DELTA - Pauline Eva Hohe, 88, died at 2:20 p.m. Aug. 28, 2005, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Born April 7, 1917, in Oran to the John and Allie McIntosh Hall, she was a homemaker. She is survived by one son, Bill Buell of Delta. No services are scheduled. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel is in charge of local arrangements...
Elsie Warren (08/29/05)
DEXTER - Elsie Warren, 86, died Aug. 29, 2005, at her home in Dexter. Born May 4, 1919, in Grayridge to the late Isaac Leander and Falya Julian Harlan, she had lived in the Grayridge and Dexter communities all her life, moving to Dexter in 1975. She was a member of the Grayridge General Baptist Church, the Dexter Hospital Auxiliary and the DAV Ladies Auxiliary...
Births (Published 8/29) (08/29/05)
SIKESTON - Jamie and Elizabeth Moore are the parents of their second and third children, twin daughters, born July 23, 2005 at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Rilee Grace Moore, who was born at 11:17 a.m., weighed 4 pounds, 14.5 ounces and was 17.5 inches long. Reagann Elizabeth Moore, who was born at 11:19 a.m., weighed 4 pounds, 3 ounces and was 16.5 inches long...
Looking Back 8/29 (08/29/05)
SIKESTON - Cpl. Lynar Carter, who is stationed with the Air Transport Command on the Admiralty Islands in the Philippines and William H. Vinson, Water Tender 3-c, who is serving with the Navy on a rescue ship, enjoyed a visit together on the islands Aug. 10 and 11. Both Sikeston men have been serving in the South Pacific for the past 15 months...
Your view: Thanks, senator (08/29/05)
Thank you Senator Bond. The Scott City Council and Mayor wish to personally thank you for responding to the needs of the Scott City residents by promoting the inclusion of funds in the Federal Transportation Bill to build the Ramsey Creek Bridge. This action:...
Speakout 8/29 (08/29/05)
Go school! I would like to Speakout about A.J. Martin Elementary in East Prairie. I just want to say keep up the good work. We live out in the country, off County Road 452. We have bad trouble with mosquitoes and stuff. We have been calling the county and everything, Scott County. ...