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Stories from Friday, November 18, 2005

Purchase of new trucks is approved (11/18/05)
CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County commissioners approved the purchase of two new trucks for the Mississippi County Sheriff's Department during the regular County Commission meeting Thursday. The bid must now be reviewed by U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development officials for final approval...
Learning computers (11/18/05)
Larry Brown surfs the Web while Ron Eifert, assistant director of the Sikeston Public Library, helps Dolan Rogers during a computer course Thursday morning. The course, Introduction to Computers for Senior Adults, taught the basics of computer use and how to access the Internet for senior adults who have no computer skills...
TRCC president speaks about role in community (11/18/05)
SIKESTON - Dr. John Cooper, president of Three Rivers Community College, describes community colleges as a four-legged stool in education and notes TRCC is sitting comfortably in its role. Cooper, who was the guest speaker for the Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon Thursday, spoke about the role of the community college in the United States and, in particular, Sikeston...
Soccer awards (11/18/05)
These 3rd grade boys received awards for their outstanding play during All Star Soccer tournaments. They were voted on by their teammates. In order is: Gabe Wheeler - Goalie, MVP Carbondale tournament; Hunter Taylor - Fullback, Best Defensive Carbondale Tournament; Layton Jone - Forward, Best Offensive - Carbondale and Sikeston Tournament; Wesley Shaw - Half-back, Best Defensive - Sikeston Tournament; Jacob Clark-Forward, Best Defensive Cape tournament; Seth Williams - Forward, Best Offensive Carbondale Tournament, MVP Sikeston Tournament, MVP Cape Tournament. ...
Urhahn named MSHSAA executive director (11/18/05)
COLUMBIA -- The Board of Directors of the Missouri State High School Activities Association announced today that Kerwin Urhahn has accepted the position of executive director of the Association, effective July 1, 2006. Urhahn is currently the superintendent of schools for the Portageville School District and is the Southeast representative on the MSHSAA Board of Directors. ...
Pro talks on life choices (11/18/05)
SIKESTON - Every day in America, 17,297 public school students are suspended, 4,248 children are arrested and 2,861 high school students drop out. Understanding the consequences of those staggering statistics, Sikeston High School held a school assembly on Thursday at the Field House and the guest speaker was Ray McElroy...
Fantasy Forecast: Week 11 (11/18/05)
It's amazing how everything starts to move in slow motion when your fantasy team goes into flames. Mine has done just that. I hope that you are doing a little better than I am this season. Week 11 is going to be less stressful for its owners, as all players and NFL teams will be back in action. ...
Roy McAnulty (11/18/05)
DEXTER - Roy Allen McAnulty, 82, died Nov. 17, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter, where services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday.
Katherine Cossey (11/18/05)
MOREHOUSE - Katherine Cossey, 83, died at 1:28 p.m. Nov. 17, 2005, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 10, 1922, in Ripley, Tenn., daughter of the late Williams and Clara Midget Kellick, she was a homemaker and restaurant cook for Ramada Inn and Lambert's Cafe for 25 years and a member of the First Oneness Pentecostal Church of Morehouse...
Elita Owen (11/18/05)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Elita M. Owen, 105, died Nov. 17, 2005, in Sikeston. Born Jan. 11, 1900, in Hardin County, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Sarah Wade and Benjamin Norris Duke. Her husband, William R. Owen, preceded her in death on July 31, 1971...
Betty Hamilton (11/18/05)
SIKESTON - Betty Louise Hamilton, 76, died at 7 p.m. Nov. 16, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Nov. 6, 1929, in Lilbourn, daughter of the late Robert Reece and Eva Marie Summers Lancaster, she was a homemaker and worked for the White-...
Alice Richardson (11/18/05)
CHAFFEE -- Alice Gertrude Richardson, 86, died Nov. 17, 2005, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Born Feb. 24, 1919, in Randles, daughter of the late Tony and Mary Margaret Patterson Menz, she had worked at the Bell City Nursing Home and was a member of Randles Free Trinity Pentecostal Church...
Norma Stephens (11/18/05)
DEXTER - Norma Stephens, 74, a former resident of Dexter, died Nov. 18, 2005, in the Hernando Hospice Care Center in Brooksville, Fla. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Nellie Carr (11/18/05)
SIKESTON -Pallbearers at services scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Nellie Mae Carr, who died on Nov. 15, 2005, are: Bill Brammer, David Lloyd, Jerry Carr, Glenn Wilburn, Glenn Pinkerton and Danny Grogan.
Josie Ray (11/18/05)
PORTLAND, Ore. -- Josie A. Ray, 66, formerly of Lilbourn, Mo., died Nov. 10, 2005, in Portland. Born Nov. 30, 1938, in Swiftown, Miss., to the late Robert and Jessie Mae Johnson, she lived in Portland for the last 31 years. She was of the Baptist belief...
Births (Published 11/18) (11/18/05)
ST. LOUIS - Charles and Constance Michael are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 3:52 p.m. Oct. 2, 2005, at St. John's Mercy Medical Center in St. Louis. Emma Grace Michael weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces, and was 21.5 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Connie Wright of East Prairie and Arlon Pulliam of Morehouse...
Looking Back 11/18 (11/18/05)
SIKESTON - Born to Mr. and Mrs. Billy Orr, a daughter, at the local hospital. SIKESTON - A mustard plant with tremendous wing spread was exhibited at The Daily Standard office Friday by O.K. Kiser, 205 Kiwainis St. He grew the plant in his garden. There were nine leaves measuring from 16 to 18 inches in length from the stem...
Your view: Due process now (11/18/05)
Very simply, allowing President Bush, Cheney, and Rumsfield to operate outside of the Constitution represents an American dictatorship rather than the American democratic ideals that our country hopes to instill in others. Enough is enough! It is time for the detainees at Guantanamo and other illegal prison camps be given due process or sent home as free individuals; and I urge you to support habeas corpus...
Speakout 11/18 (11/18/05)
I would really like to know what people think has happened to the United States of America. Let's see, California is a holiday free state. Now, Sikeston places are stating that what they carry belongs to happy holidays And Wal Mart does not say Merry Christmas anymore, they say Happy Holidays. ...