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Stories from Tuesday, September 30, 2003

Hostages wounded by gunman, not police (09/30/03)
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation confirmed Monday that bullets fired from the semiautomatic handgun of Harold Kilpatrick Jr., not weapons used by police, wounded three people during a hostage standoff at Dyersburg State Community College on Sept. 17...
Deputies seize drugs, cash (09/30/03)
A domestic disturbance reported to Dyer County Sheriff's Department deputies Sunday led to the seizure of cocaine, marijuana, thousands in cash and a weapon from a man who last month was convicted for illicit drug sales and sentenced to an 11-year sentence...
Emphasis on remediation in county Intersession (09/30/03)
One of the reasons Dyer County schools follow the enhanced calendar is that the system offers more opportunities for learning, said Dent Yarbro, who is coordinating this year's Fall Intersession that will take place Oct. 6-10. "Intersession provides students with an educational stimulus. It can expand their horizons beyond what could be accomplished during regular classroom hours," Yarbro said...
2003 Football Homecoming queen and court (09/30/03)
Dyer County High School selected its 2003 Football Homecoming queen and court Friday night in Newbern. Those selected were (from left) Courtney Burton, Holly Ray, 2003 Football Homecoming Queen Page Campbell, Jill Jones, Lauren Lovell and Whitney Clark...
DC duo earn district title (09/30/03)
TROY -- The Dyer County girls' golf team went into the District 13-AA tournament with a little adversity facing them. Instead of the normal contingent of three players making up a single team, the Lady Choctaws were saddled with only two as they competed for a title Monday at the par-72 Wynridge Greens & Golf Course...
Larry Wadley (09/30/03)
Larry Wadley, of Dyersburg, died Monday, Sept. 29, 2003 at his residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Dyersburg Funeral Home.
Frank Easley (09/30/03)
Frank Easley, of Dyersburg, died Monday, Sept. 29, 2003 at his residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Curry Funeral Home.
Ray Thurmond (09/30/03)
Ray Thurmond, 72, of Henderson, formerly of Dyer County, died Sunday, Sept. 28, 2003 at McNairy Regional Hospital. He was former employee of Co-op in Dyer County and an Army veteran of the Korean conflict. Graveside services will be at 3:30 p.m. today in Haltom's Chapel Cemetery with the Rev. C.P. Vandiver officiating. Leon Johnson Funeral Home in Henderson is in charge of arrangements...
Billy B. Thomason (09/30/03)
Billy B. Thomason, 79, of Dyersburg, died Sunday, Sept. 28, 2003 at his residence. He was a retired employee of Ozment Implement and Colonial Rubber Works of Dyersburg, a U.S. Navy veteran and a member of West Dyersburg Church of Christ. Services will be at 1 p.m. today in the chapel of Johnson Funeral Home with Brother Paul Helton officiating. Burial will be in McCorkle Cemetery in Newbern...
Dennis Paul Heatherly Sr. (09/30/03)
Dennis Paul Heatherly Sr., 48, of Munford, formerly of Dyersburg, died Sunday, Sept. 28, 2003 at Baptist Hospital-East in Memphis. He was a cargo handler for Federal Express. Dyersburg Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Pam Maddox (09/30/03)
Pam Maddox, of Tiptonville, died Monday, Sept. 29, 2003 at her residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Dyersburg Funeral Home.