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Stories from Monday, November 11, 2002

Making a list (11/11/02)
Hannah Nickelson, 4, whispers her Christmas list to Santa during the Sikeston Downtown Merchants Association Christmas Open House. The two-day event offered carriage rides, Santa Claus and shopping.
Sikeston Little Theatre readies third production (11/11/02)
SIKESTON - Take a group of local actors, give them a Pulitzer Prize winning script about characters who live in a delightful madhouse and you have an entertaining evening on stage provided by Sikeston Little Theatre. The local theater group will present "You Can't Take It With You," the third production of their 42nd season, at 8 p.m. Nov. 14-16 and 2 p.m. on Nov. 17 at the Albritton-Mayer Cultural Center on South Kingshighway...
Residents can assist Scouts in effort to feed the hungry (11/11/02)
SIKESTON - A can of soup, a box of cereal, a bag of noodles. It doesn't have to be much. Yet to the families who receive the items through the Scouting For Food project, it means having food on the table one more day. The annual event begins Nov. 16 when local and area Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts in the Cherokee District will distribute an estimated 40,000 bags throughout Scott, New Madrid, Mississippi, Stoddard, Pemiscot and Dunklin counties...
Jean Rhodes (11/11/02)
ADVANCE - Jean F. Rhodes, 71, died Nov. 9, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 17, 1931, in St. Louis, daughter of Margaret Whithington Requarth Lockhart of Dexter and the late Frank Requarth, she was a member of the Advance United Methodist Church and TNT Women's Club of Advance. She had also been a Girl Scout leader...
Lloyd Shanks (11/11/02)
DEXTER - Lloyd Shanks, 83, formerly of Bell City, died Nov. 7, 2002, at the Cypress Point Healthcare Facility. Born Aug. 20, 1919, in Bell City, he lived in Dexter for many years and was a member of the Missionary Baptist Church. He is survived by several cousins...
Jewell Bennett (11/11/02)
EUREKA - Jewell L. Bennett, 85, died Nov. 7, 2002. Born Dec. 14, 1916, in Knoxville, Ark., she was the daughter of the late James Madison and Rose Hale Miller. On Sept. 21, 1936, she married Chester T. "Jack" Bennett who preceded her in death in 1988...
Estelle Cathey (11/11/02)
POPLAR BLUFF - Estelle Lane Cathey, 90, formerly of Sikeston, died at 7:50 p.m. Nov. 10, 2002, at the Bertrand Nursing Facility. Born June 7, 1912, at Lilbourn, daughter of the late Sam and Ollie Lee Griffin Lane, she had worked for the Bank of New Madrid for many years and was a member of the House of Prayer Independent Baptist Church in Grant City...
Kathryn Jones (11/11/02)
EAST PRAIRIE - Kathryn Jones, 90, died at 7:30 a.m. Nov. 10, 2002, at the Bertrand Nursing Facility. Born Feb. 26, 1912, in Roxton, Texas, daughter of the late Reverdy and Allie Belle Winfrey McCune, she lived in East Prairie most of her life, where she was a member of the First Baptist Church. She was also affiliated with the Woodmen of the World Society and farmed with her husband for many years in the Anniston area...
Betty Jo Parr (11/11/02)
BERTRAND - Betty Jo Parr, 71, died at 7:10 a.m. Nov. 10, 2002, at the Bertrand Nursing Facility. Born Feb. 6, 1931, in Bertrand, daughter of the late Robert Losson and Lula Mae Taber Skelton, she was a lifelong resident of Bertrand where she was a member of the Church of God of Prophecy. She retired in 1983 from Potlatch in Sikeston...
Thelbert Odum (11/11/02)
ESSEX - Thelbert Odum, 79, died Nov. 9, 2002, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Born Nov. 11, 1922, in Hornersville, son of the late Joseph C. and Beulah Leah McCain Odum, he lived in Essex most of his life. He retired as a road grader operator with the Essex Special Road District and was a member of the Church of Christ in Essex...
Births (published 11/11) (11/11/02)
SIKESTON - David Carter and Michelle Cook are the parents of their second son, born at 8:11 a.m. Oct. 9, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Nicolas Walter Carter weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20-inches long. Cook is the daughter of Debbie and James Cook...
Looking Back in Time at Nov. 11 (11/11/02)
SIKESTON - Following an earlier Chaffee touchdown attempt successfully, the Sikeston Bulldogs were defeated by a fourth quarter dash across the pay stripe, 13-6 at the high school field Friday night. SIKESTON - Jerry Watts, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Watts, a student at Los Angeles State College and an instructor in the Suzanne de Tru'an School of Ballet, appeared as Prince Charming in "Cinderella" on Oct. 28 before an audience of approximately 3,000 persons in the Pasadena Civic Auditorium...
Your View 11/11: Veterans Day (11/11/02)
This Veterans Day we honor the long line of men and women who have served in our nation's armed forces. More than half of the 48 million Americans who have served since the Revolutionary War are with us today. They range from a few hundred World War I veterans, all more than 100 years old, to recent high school graduates serving on military duty around the world in our nation's war on terrorism...
SpeakOut 11/11 (11/11/02)
It just kind of perturbs me when someone who never goes to a bar (yeah, right) happens to see all of these underage drinkers. Did you card them? If not maybe you should try a career in law enforcement so you can. If Saddam Hussein is as dangerous as President Bush says he is, it is the world, especially Iraq's close neighbors, in danger, not just the United States. ...