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Stories from Friday, November 15, 2002

Ward race develops (11/15/02)
SIKESTON - With less than a week left to file, a race has developed in Ward 2. Kevin Melrose filed for the ward representative seat in Ward 2 Thursday, according to Carroll Couch, city clerk, joining Jim Terrell who filed Nov. 12. Also filing Nov. 12 was Bart Grant, sole candidate in Ward 3...
Fine free week helps forgetful local library patrons, the needy (11/15/02)
SIKESTON - Some say nothing in life is free but fortunately for those who can't seem to return their library books by the due date, that's not always true. The Sikeston Public Library's Fine Free Week, Dec. 1-13, is designed specifically for these individuals, allowing them to return their overdue books, no matter how late they are - without a penalty...
County studies health insurance costs (11/15/02)
CHARLESTON - Mississippi County commissioners approved a request from Mitchell Insurance designating them the county's agent of record for Blue Cross-Blue Shield health insurance. The letter of record approved by commissioners during Thursday's county commission meeting gives Mitchell Insurance "exclusive rights to provide Blue Cross-Blue Shield," County Clerk Junior DeLay said. "It offers a level of protection for the agent who gets out and does the footwork."...
A shot in the arm (11/15/02)
Charlotte DeWitt, a registered nurse with the Scott County Health Department, prepares to give a patient a flu shot. According to health department officials dosages are still available for those residents who would like to receive a flu shot before the winter flu season gets into full swing...
Moo Sul Kwan karate school competes in Ways of Honor Tournament (11/15/02)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Members of the Sikeston Moo Sul Kwan Martial Arts recently competed in the Lee H. Park's Ways of Honor Tournament in Cape Girardeau. Pictured front row, from left are; Tyler Woolsey, second in forms, fourth in sparring; Wilson McNeary, fourth in forms, fourth in sparring; Zachary McCormick, second in forms, first in sparring; Tyler Montgomery, third in forms; and Dylan Smith, second in forms, first in sparring...
William Corder (11/15/02)
SIKESTON - William R. Corder, 50, died Nov. 13, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born June 17, 1952, in St. Louis, son of Ernest Corder and Nell Corder of St. Louis, he was a welder and veteran of the U.S. Army. Other survivors include: one son, William R. Corder Jr. of Sikeston; three brothers, Bobby Corder of St. Louis, Gary Corder of Sikeston and Ken Corder of Belleville, Ill.; and two sisters, Kelly Corder of Festus and Rhonda Jasper of Belleville...
Harold Shaver (11/15/02)
SIKESTON - Harold Loyd Shaver, 73, died at 2:52 p.m. Nov. 11, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 12, 1929, in Ingram, Ark., son of the late Oscar and Sarah McCamey Shaver, he was a corporal with the U.S. Army Infantry during the Korean War. He was a blacksmith in the maintenance department of the Missouri Department of Transportation for 43 years before retiring on April 1, 1991, and was a member of Shady Acres Church of Christ...
Thelma Files (11/15/02)
CHARLESTON - Pallbearers at services scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday at the McMikle Funeral Home for Thelma Donaldson Files, 76, of rural Charleston, who died Nov. 13, 2002, will be: Ronnie Pullen, Ronnie Shelby, Dale Gage, Leroy Davenport, Jerry Canter and David Belk...
Rod Norman (11/15/02)
DEXTER - James "Rod" Norman, 75, died Nov. 15, 2002, at Missouri Southern Healthcare. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
John Barnhart (11/15/02)
SIKESTON -- John Barnhart, 67, died Nov. 14, 2002, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born May 21, 1935, in Granite City, Ill., son of the late John and Mary Burnett Barnhart, he was veteran of the U.S. Army and had worked as a farmhand before retiring. He was a member of the McGee Chapel near Glen Allen and the Moose Lodge in Litchfield, Ill...
Betty Mouser (11/15/02)
DEXTER - Pallbearers at services conducted today at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Betty Mouser, 69, who died Nov. 9, 2002, were: Bill Pippins Jr., Chris Rimel, Steve Miller, John Dirnberger, Bobby Gray and Lee Hill.
Ruby Burton (11/15/02)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Ruby Burton, 76, of Vanduser, who died Nov. 13, 2002, will be: Allen Pobst, Darrell Nichols, Carl Casey, Mike Hatley, Matt Richardson and Daniel Burton...
Births (published 11/15) (11/15/02)
Clarksville, Tenn. - Robert Douglas and Patricia Marie Dobbs are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 6:43 p.m. Oct. 13, 2002, at Baptist Hospital in Nashville. Robert Aaron Dobbs weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 20-inches long. Mrs. Dobbs is the former Patti Muench, daughter of Carl and Marie Muench of Sikeston...
Looking Back in Time at Nov. 15 (11/15/02)
SIKESTON - Freshmen and sophomores named to the first quarter honor roll at Sikeston Senior High School were: Betty Jo Bacon, John Ensor, Ann Lee Hatfield, Mary Lee Jameson, Dorothy Krono, Eleanor McClure, Elaine McNeely, Adell Murrell, Frank Shulte, Gene Stephens and Martha Stevens, sophomores; and Freda Andres, Ruth Ann Collins, Thelma Crawford, Betty Cummins, Louis Dillender, Bolly Foley, Johnny Griffin, Elva Johnson, Antoinie Lanier, Martha Lewis, Earl Martin, Betty Northington, Lois Phillips, Lillian Righter, Joan Schroff, Georginia Sutton and Donna Tanner, freshmen.. ...
No future foreseen for Miss Cleo's scam (11/15/02)
Miss Cleo should have seen this one coming. In the largest settlement in history, her Psychic Hot Line was fined $500 million by the Federal Trade Commission this week for deceptive advertising and for fleecing consumers. The settlement means that the phony palm readers will have to forgive all customer charges as well as pay a $5 million fine. Hopefully it will mark the end of the scam once and for all...
Your View 11/15: Your help needed (11/15/02)
Sometimes in life, circumstances may arise that simply turn your life upside down. We all can relate to those times. I am writing to inform our community about such a case. Becky Dukes is a young, single mother. She has recently been diagnosed with bone cancer. ...
SpeakOut 11/15 (11/15/02)
After reading all the talk about the so called "Farmers on Welfare" here's a site they can go to and see all the farmers in Missouri and how much the government subsidizes them. The Internet address to learn more is http://www.ewg.org/farm/state.php?fips=29#summary...