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Stories from Tuesday, November 27, 2001

Statewide C.A.R.D. project touted as way to bring artists together (11/27/01)
SIKESTON - Most artists will tell you the key to success is visibility, and a new statewide project will do one better than that. The C.A.R.D. project, Creative Artist Resource Directory, is a comprehensive listing of Missourians who are individuals or groups working in the arts and...
Wisconsin man dies from injuries (11/27/01)
SIKESTON -- A Wisconsin man died as a result of injuries he received after being struck by a car Saturday night on the south side of Sikeston. According to authorities, the accident occurred just before 6 p.m. Saturday when Juletta Cornell of Marston...
Proposed charter nearly complete (11/27/01)
SIKESTON - All the hard issues are hashed out and voted on. An informal "straw poll" indicates the proposed Home Rule Charter draft will be approved by the commission. Now, charter commissioners are seeing the light at the end of the tunnel and ended Monday's...
Lighting the way (11/27/01)
James Whitley, Morehouse employee and Judy Greene, alderwoman Ward I, decorate the Morehouse City Park Monday morning. The town is busily preparing for the holiday season.
First round at Oran plays out as seeded (11/27/01)
ORAN - The Oran Invitational Tournament got under way on Monday with three first round games. All the games went as seeded with No. 1 Twin Rivers beating No. 8 North Pemiscot 69-45; No. 2 Richland beat No. 7 Gideon 84-61; and No. 3 Bell City beat No. 6 Scott County Central 82-59...
Lady Bulldogs open with win (11/27/01)
SIKESTON -- A bruised and battered lineup didn't keep Sikeston's girls basketball team from opening the 2001-2002 season with a convincing victory Monday night. Joy Daniel scored 14 points and Jamie Medlin followed with 12 as the Lady Bulldogs cruised past Portageville, 43-28...
Marie Robinson (11/27/01)
CHAFFEE - Marie W. Robinson, 78, died at 8:40 p.m. Nov. 25, 2001, at her home. Born July 19, 1923, at Painton, daughter of the late William and Winnie Barker LaGrand, she was a pants presser for Thorngate Ltd. in Chaffee before retiring and was a member of the General Baptist Church at Chaffee...
Maxine Henry (11/27/01)
STEELE - Maxine Henry, 78, of Steele died Nov. 20, 2001, at the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Blytheville, Ark. Born July 9, 1923, in the Samford Community, she was the daughter of the late Joe I. and Hazel Edwards Samford. She was a graduate of Holland High School, a member of the Samford Church of Christ, and a homemaker...
LaVaughn Medley (11/27/01)
DELTA - LaVaughn Medley, 68, died at 11:42 p.m. Nov. 25, 2001, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 12, 1933, at McBride, daughter of the late Earl and Pearl McKnight Green, she retired as a nurse aide from the Chaffee Nursing Center. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Delta and Whitewater Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 174...
John Nocera (11/27/01)
CHAFFEE - John Nocera, 66, died at 9:30 p.m. Nov. 22, 2001, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born April 3, 1935, in Buffalo, N.Y., son of the late Charles John and Florence Nocera, he retired as a plant manager for American Can Company in St. Louis and was a veteran of the U.S. Army and U.S. Marine Corps. He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Chaffee...
Myoma Smith (11/27/01)
CHARLESTON - Myoma Marie Smith, 85, died at 11:45 a.m. Nov. 24, 2001, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Aug. 27, 1916, in Wyatt, daughter of the late Onie Hammes and Irene Opal Bailey Gray, she was a lifelong resident of Mississippi County. She was a member of the First Baptist Church and Rebekah's of the IOOF Lodge in Charleston...
Maxine Kirmaier (11/27/01)
NEW MADRID - Maxine McReynolds Kirmaier, 79, died Nov. 25, 2001, at Beverly Healthcare. Born Jan. 21, 1922, daughter of the late Ralph Clifford and Stella Josephine Menke McReynolds, she was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Church in Cape Girardeau. She served as a board member on several committees for the American Cancer Society and founded Maxine's Shareables Wearables at St. Vincent de Paul Church...
Jim Clevenger (11/27/01)
BERTRAND - James A. "Jim" Clevenger, 60, died at 6 a.m. Nov. 26, 2001, at his home near Bertrand. Born April 15, 1941, in Winchester, Va., son of the late William Edward and Emma Severson Clevenger, he had lived in Mississippi County for the past several years and operated Farmer Jim's Tomatoes near Bertrand. He was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Berryville, Va...
Jimmie Baldwin (11/27/01)
SIKESTON - Jimmie Baldwin, 66, died Nov. 26, 2001, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born April 2, 1935, in Charleston, W.Va., to the late William and Wina Jones Baldwin, he served in the U.S. Navy for four years and the U.S. Coast Guard for 18 years. He worked for Storey's Market Place and Sikeston Wal-Mart before retiring...
Looking Back In Time (11/27/01)
SIKESTON - Several boys were invited to the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Bowman Sunday afternoon as a surprise for David Bowman on his seventh birthday. The guests were Charles Blanton, Charles Manley, Glenn Barton, Freddy Taylor, John Harper, Robert Lee Harper and John Kennedy...
Historic moments become outdated (11/27/01)
I had a conversation with a very bright gentleman - my father - the other day concerning, among other issues, the lack of mention last week of the anniversary of President John Kennedy's assassination. Now granted, this year Nov. 22 fell on Thanksgiving Day and that...
SPEAKOUT (11/27/01)
This is for the person in a small town who has traps with the water meter. I used to live in a small town (probably the same one) and I also set traps on my meter so I could tell if it had been opened and it hadn't been until my son came home one night. ...