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Stories from Monday, June 24, 2002

New Madrid County targeted in battle against diabetes (06/24/02)
NEW MADRID - Seventeen million people in the United States have diabetes. While an estimated 11.1 million are diagnosed, 5.9 million people are not even aware they have the disease. And those who do, don't always monitor their diabetes as they should, resulting in heart attack and stroke, the leading killers of diabetics...
Duck! (06/24/02)
The Eighth Annual Sikeston Corporate Games came to an end this weekend with Super Saturday at the Sikeston Sports Complex. Competitors in the games participated in five events during the day including canoe racing which Galaxy Cablevision won. The overall winner of the games was the Sikeston Public Schools...
Murder suspect extradited (06/24/02)
SIKESTON - Carl Wayne Wilson, 45, of East St. Louis, Ill., was turned over to the St. Clair County, Ill., Sheriff's Department shortly after 9 a.m. today to face first-degree murder charges. Wilson was being held in the Scott County Jail after being apprehended at approximately 5:30 a.m. Saturday at 415 Dorothy St. by the Sikeston Department of Public Safety and other law enforcement agencies following an intensive search and hours of surveillance...
Junior Legion strikes out at Cape tourney (06/24/02)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- After beating Jackson in extra-innings on Friday, Sikeston's bats went ice cold in the Cape Junior Legion Tournament. In three games over the weekend, Unit 114 struck out 29 times in three losses. Sikeston lost to Paducah 4-2 and Festus 8-3 on Saturday, then 6-4 to Imperial on Sunday...
SMSC to have meeting in Sikeston (06/24/02)
SIKESTON -- The word is out: girls soccer is thriving in Sikeston. From the excitement of their first year of high school soccer to the under 8 recreational spring all-star team, this spring has had plenty of girls playing soccer. A new season is around the corner for the start of fall soccer...
Sharks place second in home meet (06/24/02)
SIKESTON -- A total of 248 swimmers showed up to compete in the Sikeston Invitational on Saturday. In the end, Kennett walked away with the victory with 1,155 points, followed by the host squad with 641. Jackson took third with 502, followed by Charleston at 349 and Poplar Bluff with 335...
Edgar Garner (06/24/02)
MARION, Ill. - Edgar Lee Garner, 65, formerly of Mississippi County, Mo., died at 2:50 p.m. June 23, 2002, at Marion Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston, Mo.
Truma Fox (06/24/02)
MALDEN - Truma Grace Fox, 88, died June 23, 2002, at her home. Born June 14, 1914, in Portageville, daughter of the late Henry and Alice Trout Brannon, she was a member of the First Southern Baptist Church in Malden. On Nov. 13, 1929, in Portageville, she married William Albert Fox who preceded her in death on May 30, 1987...
Louise Ogilvie (06/24/02)
CHARLESTON - Louise Ogilvie, 95, died at 12:50 p.m. June 22, 2002, at the Charleston Manor. Born Jan. 11, 1907, in Charleston, daughter of the late Thomas M. and Minnie DeWitt Ogilvie, she was a lifelong resident of Charleston. A graduate of Stephens College for Women and the University of Missouri-Columbia, she taught at Charleston High School from 1929-72, where she worked in the social studies department and directed the Girls Glee Club...
Billy Glass (06/24/02)
BLOOMFIELD - Billy Gene Glass Sr., 62, died June 22, 2002, at his home. Born Sept. 9, 1939, in Bernie, son of the late Murl "Bill" and Ruth Virginia Carter Glass, he lived in Bernie before moving to Bloomfield 25 years ago. He retired as a foreman with Brown Shoe Company and was a member of the Kimball Street Baptist Church in Malden...
Births (published 6/24) (06/24/02)
SIKESTON - Alicia Redden and Kenneth Hodgkiss II are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 6:54 p.m. May 30, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Kylie Paige Hodgkiss weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and was 19-inches long. Maternal grandparents are Larry and Alicia Redden and Pam and John Lewis...
Looking Back in Time at June 24 (06/24/02)
SIKESTON - The First Baptist Church reports 115 children enrolled in Vacation Bible School on opening day. Mrs. Jewell Allen is conducting the school five days a week. BLODGETT - Charles Hampton Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hampton, celebrated his fifth birthday with a party at his parents' home Saturday...
Your View 6/24: punishment and crime (06/24/02)
I felt compelled to tell my story. I am a 26-year-old single parent of three young kids and I am incarcerated. Though my crime was senseless, I take full responsibility for my actions. I often go back to that night, and even weeks before the night that changed my life, and I still cannot find the reason for my actions. ...
SpeakOut 6/24 (06/24/02)
I'm calling about the SpeakOut "Just asking," about the cars parked at the welfare office, they're still holding down a job. They're not some characters that are running around all night and laying up in the bed getting another one to put on welfare...