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Stories from Tuesday, January 31, 2006

Support is needed for revitalizing downtown (01/31/06)
SIKESTON -- Community support will be the key to launching a successful Main Street program in Sikeston. Historic Midtown Development Group board members, city and Chamber of Commerce officials, and other interested community members gathered at the Main Gate Condominiums' meeting room Monday evening to receive guidance from Main Street Connection officials on how to organize efforts toward revitalizing Sikeston's downtown...
Week celebrates those who make Catholic school possible (01/31/06)
SIKESTON -- Catholic Schools Week is under way with plenty of activities and educational opportunities available for local Catholic schools students, staff and sponsoring members of the community. "I went to a Catholic school, and I remember celebrating Catholic Schools Week -- and I loved being a part of that," said Laura Schwendemann, St. Francis Xavier fourth grade teacher and coordinator of the week's events...
SHS slips by Twin Rivers (01/31/06)
BROSELEY - Playing short-handed, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs basketball team won a nail-biter on the road Monday night at Twin Rivers, 53-51. Sikeston was without the services of junior forward Latoya Gipson, who according to coach Fred Johnson, has left the team and is not expected to return due to personal reasons...
Kelly girls blow out Charleston (01/31/06)
BENTON -- The Kelly Lady Hawks romped to a 65-22 home win over the Charleston Lady Jays on Monday. Nine Charleston turnovers in the first quarter helped stake the Hawks to a 12-4 lead, which could have been worse but for poor shooting from the field and the free-throw line...
Ferrell and Luehmann make the state soccer team (01/31/06)
ST. LOUIS -- Jordi Ferrell and Courtney Luehmann were named to the final roster for the Missouri Olympic Development Program (ODP) team. The team will begin practice the day after high school season ends for Jordi. Ferrell attends Sikeston High School which has a girls high school team. And Luehmann attends Charleston, which doesn't have girls soccer. She will guest play for a couple teams from Memphis...
Dexter girls fall to Lady Mules (01/31/06)
DEXTER - The Dexter Lady Bearcats basketball team lost a home game on Monday night to the visiting Poplar Bluff Lady Mules, 48-43. The victory by Poplar Bluff marked win No. 600 for Lady Mules head coach Kirk Chronister. In year 30 at Poplar Bluff, Chronister has put together an outstanding program that is recognized throughout the state. With only 159 losses, Chronister has built a juggernaut of a girls program, with just one losing season...
Savannah Snider (01/31/06)
DEXTER - Savannah Brooke Snider, 19, died Jan. 29, 2006, at the St. Louis Children's Hospital in St. Louis. Born Sept. 18, 1986, in Sikeston, daughter of Stan Snider and Sheila Fuwell, both of Dexter, she had lived in Dexter most of her life and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Dexter. ...
Ola McClanahan (01/31/06)
SIKESTON - Ola B. McClanahan, 85, died at 8:10 a.m. Jan. 30, 2006, at Clearview Nursing Center. Born Jan. 21, 1921, in Charleston, to the late William Carter and Althea Mae Singleton Groves, she was a member of the Sikeston Community Church. On June 19, 1940, in New Madrid, she married Wyatt McClanahan, who survives...
Monty McTigue (01/31/06)
EAST PRAIRIE - Monty McTigue, 51, died Jan. 30, 2006, near East Prairie. Shelby Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.
Betty Bunker (01/31/06)
LAKE VILLAGE, Ark. -- Betty Barger Bunker, 84, died Jan. 29, 2006, at her home. Born Dec. 29, 1921, in Sikeston, Mo., daughter of the late Euell Harrison and Myrtle Emma "Tot" Gresham Barger, she was a retired secretary for Chicot County Sheriff's Office and had previously been a bookkeeper for Bunker Gin Company, owner/operator of The Finishing Touch Gift Shop and was a member of Lakeside United Methodist Church...
Jena Hopwood (01/31/06)
SIKESTON - Jena Faye Hopwood, 80, died Jan. 29, 2006, at Sells Nursing Home in Matthews. Born Feb. 24, 1925, in Randolph County, Ark., to the late George and Belle Swindle Green, she was a graduate of Southeast Missouri State University and taught in the Ripley County School system for six years. She then moved to Sikeston, where she was a registered record administrator supervisor in the Medical Records Department at Missouri Delta Medical Center for 37 years...
Christine Godwin (01/31/06)
MORLEY - Christene Godwin, 72, died at 7:47 p.m. Jan. 29, 2006, in the emergency room of Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Oct. 3, 1933, in Hagarville, Ark., daughter of the late Joseph W. and Robbie Hutchins Mays, she was a member of the First Baptist Church of Morley and for 15 years the program director for the Southeast Missouri Area Agency on Aging in Sikeston and Cape Girardeau...
Looking Back 1/31 (01/31/06)
SIKESTON - Gilbert Neal, who is with the Public Health Department Services, has accepted an assignment in his work and will be moving his family to Lake Village, Ark., in about a week. SIKESTON - What's your opinion? The Daily Standard's reader survey will appear in the newspaper for the last time tomorrow. ...
Answering Mother Nature is legal issue (01/31/06)
If all goes according to plan, St. Louis city officials will soon make it less painful to pee in public. Well, actually they're trying to make it less costly by changing the definition of public urination away from lewd and lascivious conduct. When St. ...
Speakout 1/31 (01/31/06)
Mike Jensen, your article in the paper Jan. 19, why aren't you condemning the Red Cross? We gave billions of dollars to them and they put it in their pockets. I think some of them should go to jail, too. They always act like the Red Cross has a good name, but when you need them they're not there for you...