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Stories from Monday, July 21, 2008

Keeping children busy (07/21/08)
SIKESTON - From playing outside to playing "dress up," the YMCA Day Camp is keeping children busy this summer. Cassandra Limbaugh, director of the Day Camp, said while over 100 youngsters are enrolled in the camp, which averages about 80 children every day. Limbaugh noted that this year's Day Camp wasn't really advertised around town, only on the YMCA's marquee. But advertisement wasn't necessary...
Addition encourages better lifestyle habits (07/21/08)
NEW MADRID - Cheryl White no longer wants SEMO Health Network to be the first place you think of when you are feeling ill. She wants it to be the first thing you think of when you are feeling healthy, too. With the recent expansion in New Madrid made by SEMO Health Network, the management team began fielding ideas of what more they would like and about their philosophy on healthcare. White explained, "we wondered what more we could do for our patients to encourage better lifestyle habits."...
SEMO Health Network marks its 30th year with expansion (07/21/08)
NEW MADRID - It is a favorite story now of the staff at SEMO Health Network. After moving into their new building at 421 Line St., they would watch the reactions of patients walking into the facility. One woman walked through the door, looked around the large waiting room then walked back outside to double check the name on the sign...
Sikeston falls to MABA (07/21/08)
CHAFFEE -- The Sikeston 12-year-old All-Stars saw their dreams of a state title go down in heartbreaking fashion Friday night, losing to the MABA All-Stars 4-3. Sikeston led 2-1 until the fifth inning and the two teams were tied 3-3 entering the sixth. Dylon Parmley doubled in the sixth for MABA and was singled home by Logan England to give MABA the win...
Arthur Uelsmann (07/21/08)
MORLEY -- Arthur Uelsmann, 88, died at 5:50 a.m. July 20, 2008, at Life Care Center in Cape Girardeau. Born May 15, 1920, in Illmo, to the late Herman Andrew and Regina Diebold Uelsmann, he was a retired motor grader operator for the MIssouri Highway Department in Morley. He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in World War II. A member of Guardian Angel Catholic Church in Oran, he also belonged to the St. Joseph Sodality...
Anita M. Woods (07/21/08)
SIKESTON -- Anita Marie Woods, 86, died Saturday, July 19, 2008, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Born June 26, 1922, in Sikeston, daughter of the late Gene Beal and Hattie Andres Dye, she was a homemaker, a member of First Baptist Church in Sikeston, a volunteer at Missouri Delta Medical Center and had served as district representative for the Gray Ladies...
Mary Headlee (07/21/08)
SIKESTON - Mary Headlee, 64, died July 20, 2008, at Clearview Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Catherine Howard (07/21/08)
SIKESTON -- Catherine Howard, 71, died July 18, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Dennis Bess (07/21/08)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Dennis W. Bess, 51, passed away on July 19, 2008, at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. He was born on March 11, 1957, at Cape Girardeau, to the late Dennis "Oscar" and Ruth Ann Dudley Bess. Dennis grew up in Chaffee where he played baseball and was a starter for the Red Devils when Chaffee won their first Class A State High School Baseball title. He was also a very avid St. Louis Cardinals fan...
Quentin Spears (07/21/08)
BERNIE -- Quentin Spears, 64, formerly of Texas, died July 18, 2008, at his home. Born June 23, 1944, at Montgomery County, Texas, to the late Jack and Irene Emerson Spears, he was a retired carpenter. Survivors include: one son, Eugene Spears of Poplar Bluff; three daughters, Victoria Rhody of Bernie, Donna Stanley of Alvin, Texas and Lisa Willis of Palestine, Texas; two brothers, Henry Spears of Palestine and Robert Spears of Neodesha, Kan.; one sister, Mary Spears of Palestine; and seven grandchildren.. ...
Shirley Newman (07/21/08)
DEXTER -- Shirley Jean Newman, 67, died July 18, 2008, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born June 11, 1941, in Poplar Bluff, to Ruby Thompson Sample and the late Theodore Sample, she was of the Catholic belief and a member of the Dexter Eagles Lodge...
Phyllis Boulton (07/21/08)
NEW MADRID - Phyllis Carter Boulton, 63, died July 19, 2008, at her daughter's home in New Madrid. Born Dec. 1, 1944 in Gideon, she was the daughter of the late Robert Milton and Mamie Holt Carter. Survivors include: two daughters, Melissa Recker and Angie Boulton of New Madrid; four brothers, Ray Carter of LaForge, Gary Carter of Lilbourn, and Robert Carter and Phillip Carter of New Madrid; one sister, Shirley Williams of New Madrid; and three grandchildren...
Looking Back in Time at July 21 (07/21/08)
60 years ago July 21, 1948 SIKESTON - Major Lawrence B. Adams, son of Dr. Lawrence B. Adams of 704 N. Kingshighway, is a member of the staff of Adjutant General John A. Harris, recently appointed head of the state draft set-up. 40 years ago July 21, 1968...
No one made you buy (07/21/08)
Dear Editor, Gee, I never saw anything on the news about those big, bad American car companies forcing people to buy 8-mile-per-gallon SUVs. I guess I misses that or maybe it was because people voluntarily brought them. After reading several articles over the weekend about how everyone from Barack Obama to the cleaning lady is mad at domestic auto makers, I thought some reflection might be appropriate...
Speakout 7/21 (07/21/08)
Okay, I would like to know what country is Obama from? If his country is not the United States, what country is? Could someone explain why the Jaycees and the Rodeo are raising money for breast cancer only? There are many other types of cancer. Many people in this area have lung cancer, colon cancer and other cancer. Why are they raising money for only one type of cancer? I don't understand it. Why?...