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Stories from Friday, September 16, 2005

Rainy Thursday (09/16/05)
J.D. Bearden unclogs a storm drain by his Aspen Trace home Thursday morning. Several streets in Sikeston were flooded by the heavy rain.
Schools observing first 'Constitution Day' today (09/16/05)
SIKESTON -- Students in the Sikeston R-6 school district, as well as those all over the country, will receive an extra dose of American history today as schools observe the first "Constitution Day." Under a federal law enacted last year, all public schools are required to conduct educational activities relating to the Constitution on Sept. 17, which is the anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution in 1787...
Making jump ropes (09/16/05)
Morgan Williams and Megan Dacus, both members of Sikeston Fifth Grade Center Student Council, help make jump ropes at the center Thursday afternoon. The council made the jump ropes for the school, to help promote health and exercise for the students. The Scott County Health Department supplied the items that were needed in making the jump ropes...
Wilson named to state board (09/16/05)
JEFFERSON CITY-- Troy Wilson of Sikeston was confirmed as an member of the Missouri Development Finance Board. The board assists with infrastructure and economic-development projects in Missouri. "With Troy's extensive background in management, marketing and the financial service industry, he is undoubtedly qualified to be on this board," said Sen. ...
Volleyball team falls to P.B. (09/16/05)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs volleyball team lost its match with Poplar Bluff in straight sets on Thursday at the Sikeston Field House. The Lady Mules took control early in game one, then reeled off the final six points, to cruise to a 25-11 win...
Michael Huey (09/16/05)
CHAFFEE - Michael Huey, 61, died at 12:30 p.m. Sept. 15, 2005, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 22, 1943, in St. Louis, son of the late Joel and Avis Lorene Mansker Huey, he was a retired truck driver with Jerry Lipps Trucking of Cape Girardeau. ...
Janeice Ayers (09/16/05)
JACKSON, Tenn. - Clara Janeice Ayers, 72, formerly of Bertrand, Mo., died at 12:30 p.m. Sept. 15, 2005, at her home. Born Nov. 4, 1932, in Bertrand, daughter to the late Raymond Clay and Leota Mae Baker Layne, she had lived most of her life in Bertrand. She was a member of Cornerstone Church, where she served as the church pianist for many years. Upon her retirement from the East Prairie Manufacturing Co., she moved to Jackson, where she was a member of the First Baptist Church...
Dale J. Eskew (09/16/05)
DEXTER - Dale J. Eskew, 64, formerly of St. Louis, died Sept. 14, 2005, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. Born July 15, 1941, in Dexter, the son of the late Curtis and Eva Martin Eskew, he was retired and had worked at Bodine Aluminum as a maintenance mechanic...
Ella Turner (09/16/05)
SIKESTON - Ella B. Turner, 94, died at 7:25 p.m. Sept. 14, 2005, at Clearview Nursing Center. Born Sept. 16, 1910, in Hickman, Ky., to the late Lynn and Delia Grogan Ingram, she was a housewife and a homemaker and attended the Eastside Church of the Nazarene. She formerly worked at International Shoe Factory, had been a cook at Lee Hunter Elementary School and was a foster grandmother at Southeast Elementary School...
Myrtle Ice (09/16/05)
LILBOURN - Myrtle Ice, 88, died Sept. 15, 2005, at Beverly Health Care in New Madrid. Born Aug. 1, 1917, in Matthews, daughter of the late George and Carrie Lambert Taylor, she was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Civic Improvement Club and past worthy matron of the Eastern Star at Lilbourn...
Patricia Hicks (09/16/05)
BERTRAND - Patricia Jobe Hicks, 70, died at 7:13 a.m. Sept. 16, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
Jenny Roberson (09/16/05)
BLOOMFIELD - Jenny Roberson, 54, died Sept. 15, 2005, at her residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Births (Published 9/16) (09/16/05)
SIKESTON - Michelle Corbin is the mother of her second child, first daughter, born at 9:40 a.m. Aug. 18, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Hailey Lynn Corbin weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 19 inches long. Corbin, a sales associate at Wal-Mart, is the daughter of Jeannie McLemore and Harvey McLemore...
Looking Back 9/16 (09/16/05)
SIKESTON - Sam Graham has announced the appointment of Miss Lucille Gary as instructor at his academy of beauty culture. SIKESTON - The goal of $68,000 for the mental retardation site is expected to be reached Saturday, according to co-chairmen Dr. Wendell Weathers and Earl Jarvis. The contributions have reached $50,855 today...
Speakout 9/16 (09/16/05)
When I listened to the New Orleans' station WWL, 870 AM, I nearly cried as a prayed for the victims of the hurricane. When I saw the pictures of the devastation, my heart wept. One question came from my heart, why? But you never heard on network news about the spiritual condition of the city. ...