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Stories from Tuesday, October 18, 2005

MDMC Ball (10/18/05)
Missouri Delta Medical Center Benefit Ball decoration committee members Ginger Cox, Martha Moy and Dianne Jennings touch up the columns for the ball. The ball, "Casablanca," will be Oct. 29 at the Clinton Building. Music for the evening will be by Entice with blackjack, craps and roulette tables set up for guests' entertainment...
Annual dinner will continue (10/18/05)
SIKESTON -- Plans are under way for the annual community Thanksgiving Day dinner -- an event that fed approximately 600 area senior citizens last year. But for the first time the dinner's originator, Sikeston resident Beverly Baker, won't be at the forefront. Baker will be still be involved, but has passed the torch to Marlene Stevens of Sikeston...
Bootheel man nabbed for drugs (10/18/05)
CARUTHERSVILLE - A month-long investigation ended with the arrest of one man and the recovery of crystal methamphetamine with an estimated street value of $27,000. The Bootheel Drug Task Force and the Pemiscot County Sheriff's Office conducted a traffic stop on Highway 165 in southern Pemiscot County Monday. During a search of the vehicle, officers found a half pound of crystal methamphetamine, cash and a firearm...
New program breaks cycle for juvenile sexual offenders (10/18/05)
CHARLESTON -- A new program has been established for lower-risk juvenile sexual offenders in Mississippi and Scott counties. "Simply put, the desired outcome of this program is to keep the community safe by giving the juvenile sex offender the knowledge and tools to keep him or her from re-offending," said Kevin Hess, juvenile officer...
Firearm safety in the home (10/18/05)
The fall hunting season is about to be in full swing. With this in mind, hunters and sportsmen need to be mindful of safety issues when dealing with firearms in the home. Some folks have firearms in the home for protection. The decision to maintain a firearm in the home for self-protection is a serious, personal matter. ...
Sikeston varsity forfeits volleyball match (10/18/05)
SIKESTON -- An automobile accident involving two children of Sikeston volleyball coach Steve Beydler forced a forfeit of a scheduled varsity match against Bell City on Monday. Rachel Beydler, a member of the Sikeston volleyball squad, sustained injuries in the accident...
NMCC eighth grade team finishes undefeated (10/18/05)
NEW MADRID -- The eighth grade Eagles at New Madrid County not only finished their Middle School careers with an unblemished record, but they did it by not allowing a team to score a single point on them. By beating Dexter Thursday 46-0, they moved their record to 11-0 for their two years in seventh and eighth grade combined...
Sikeston JV loses in first round of tournament (10/18/05)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - The Sikeston junior varsity soccer team lost in the first round of the Cape Central Junior Varsity Tournament on Monday night, 5-1. Cape Central is seeded second while Sikeston is seeded seventh. The Bulldogs' lone goal was scored by Ashton Cantrell on an assist by Sam Rains...
Estell Berry McElvoy (10/18/05)
MALDEN -- Vestia Estell Berry McElvoy, 92, died Oct. 16, 2005, at the Gideon Care Center in Gideon. Born Jan. 29, 1913, in Frisbee, daughter of the late James W. and Lucy Davis Stratton, she was a member of the Assembly of God Church in Clarkton. On Oct. 5, 1929, she married John Paul Berry who preceded her in death June 29, 1977...
Helen Reynolds (10/18/05)
SIKESTON - Helen Reynolds died Oct. 18, 2005 at the Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Harvey Thomason (10/18/05)
DEXTER - Harvey Thomason, 76, died Oct. 17, 2005, at Beverly Health and Rehabilitation in Dexter. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Louise Howard (10/18/05)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers at services scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston for Louise D. Howard, 87, who died Oct. 15, 2005, will be: Tim Suddarth, Dan Suddarth, Tim Moore, Rich Harper, Buster Desselles and Alan Sheppard...
David Mulcahy (10/18/05)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers at services conducted at 1p.m. Oct. 10, 2005, at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston for David Mulcahy, 81, who died Oct. 8 were: Mark Crocker, Kevin Heuiser, Tom Jennings, Steven Barnett and Tommy Jackson.
Clyde Matthews (10/18/05)
SULLIVAN - Clyde J. Matthews, 100, died Oct. 14, 2005, at Sullivan. Born April 7, 1902, in Scott County, near Sikeston, son of the late John Henry and Katherine "Kate" Johnson Matthews, he was a former member of the First United Methodist Church of Sikeston and Salt Lake City, Utah. ...
Lucille Lantz (10/18/05)
DEXTER -- Lucille Biggs Lantz, 108, died Oct. 15, 2005, in the General Baptist Nursing Home at Campbell. Born April 4, 1897, at Dexter, daughter of the late Charles Owen and Anna Albritton Biggs, she was a member of the Episcopal Church of Dexter. She graduated from Dexter High School and attended Brenau College in Georgia, Drury College, Southeast Missouri State University Teachers College, University of Missouri, University of Southern California and completed her art studies at Washington University School of Fine Arts. ...
Births (Published 10/18) (10/18/05)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Christina Pyles and Timothy Banks are the parents of their sixth child, fifth daughter, born at 12:54 a.m. Sept. 17, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Joslynn Sally Marcella Banks weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and was 21 inches long...
Looking Back 10/18 (10/18/05)
SIKESTON - Sikeston High School news: Dorothy Matthews was elected by the student body as the high school's queen candidate for the Cotton Carnival to be held Saturday. --- SIKESTON - Vodrel Kirby and Billy Walker are attending the World Series baseball games in Chicago this week...
Mob violence only widens racial divide (10/18/05)
I question the decision by Toledo, Ohio, city officials to allow a neo-Nazi march Saturday in a primarily black neighborhood. But I still need an answer as to why a mob of 1,000 residents decided to use the protest as an opportunity to destroy buildings, loot stores and throw rocks and bricks at police. Neither the protest nor the riot made one lick of sense...
Speakout 10/18 (10/18/05)
I don't care where you go in this country. If there is a parade there will be trash. Sikeston is no different so, get over it, or better yet, help clean it up. For the people who found the two pairs of shoes and the bag full of notebooks at the car wash at North Ingram and Linn. The shoes were being gathered for Christmas for Katrina relief for us to hand out at Christmas time through our church. If found, could you please return to Stan's Carpet. My number is 667-5092...