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Stories from Monday, November 25, 2002

Doing time now includes library time (11/25/02)
CHARLESTON -- Whether looking for a mystery, something spiritual or a law brief, inmates have always used reading as a way to pass time in prison. In fact, thousands of inmates at the Southeast Correctional Center roam through the shelves of the prison's libraries each month...
Primary election date set (11/25/02)
SIKESTON - The City Council took care of two items of business today during their briefing session in addition to preparing for their regular meeting scheduled for Dec. 2. Council members first approved a bill calling for a February primary election. The primary must be held because more than two candidates have filed to run for any one position, according to City Clerk Carroll Couch...
Tour is set (11/25/02)
The Mississippi County Historical Society's Christmas Home Tour is set for 1 to 5 p.m. Dec. 7. in Charleston. Here, Cora Sue Stallings and Karen Brown decorate the society's 1899 Victorian Moore house at 403 N. Main St. which will be open for the tour. Refreshments will be served. The Victorian Christmas tree located upstairs will feature handmade decorations by Kathy Garard's fourth and fifth grade students...
Irene Allen (11/25/02)
EAST PRAIRIE - Olivia "Irene" Allen, 87, died at 6:09 p.m. Nov. 21, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Oct. 8, 1915, in Crosno, daughter of the late Manuel and Octavia Grider Bell, she lived in East Prairie most of her life and was employed by the Sikeston Convalescent Center for 15 years. She was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in East Prairie...
Norman Campbell (11/25/02)
POPLAR BLUFF - Norman Lee Campbell, 46, formerly of Sikeston, died unexpectedly Nov. 15, 2002, in Poplar Bluff. Born June 7, 1956, in Dexter, son of Robert Lee Campbell of Wappapello and Eunice Marie Campbell of Sikeston, he had attended school in Sikeston and he was a veteran of the U.S. Army and member of the Poplar Bluff Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was employed as a carpenter and electrician and was of the Pentecostal belief...
John Norman (11/25/02)
CHARLESTON - John Norman, 63, formerly of East Prairie, died at 1:15 a.m. Nov. 23, 2002, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Born Jan. 5, 1939, near East Prairie, son of the late James Edward and Elsie Marie Burns Norman, he was a lifelong resident of Mississippi County. He was a member of Southside Baptist Church in Charleston and a retired farmer...
Johnnie Nichols (11/25/02)
SIKESTON - The Rev. Johnnie Lee Nichols, 74, died Nov. 21, 2002, at the Miner Nursing Center. Born March 2, 1928, in Canton, Miss., son of the late Rev. Emanuel C. and Seebell Moore Nichols, he had served as pastor of Zion Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, Brown Chapel Missionary Baptist Church and New Morning Star Church in Canton, West End Missionary Baptist Church in Sikeston and Central Missionary Baptist Church in Poplar Bluff...
Paul Hulshof (11/25/02)
CHARLESTON - Pallbearers for a funeral Mass scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Henry Catholic Church for Paul E. Hulshof, 68, who died Nov. 22, 2002, will be: Smith DeLine, Joe Parker, Bobby Pemberton, David Sowinski, Bennie Bruenderman and John W.L. Goodin. Committal rites will be conducted at 2 p.m. at Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Caruthersville...
Flora Young (11/25/02)
DEXTER - Flora Belle Young, 90, formerly of Caruthersville, died Nov. 24, 2002, at the Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Center in Dexter. Born Sept. 4, 1912, in Bernie, daughter of the late James Franklin and Lydia Ellen Mann Young, she was of the Southern Baptist belief...
Shirley Rodgers (11/25/02)
PUXICO - Shirley Annette Rodgers, 65, died Nov. 24, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Puxico.
William Corder (11/25/02)
ST. LOUIS - Pallbearers at services conducted Nov. 18 at Kutis Funeral Home in St. Louis for William R. Corder, 50, of Sikeston, who died Nov. 13, 2002, were: Harold Winkler, Roy Ward Sr., Chris Garner, Junior Oakes, Randy Lacey and Joe Parish. Honorary pallbearers were: Ken Corder, Gary Corder Sr., William Corder Jr. and Gary Corder Jr...
Myrtle Thompson (11/25/02)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Myrtle Mae Thompson, 91, died at 6:05 a.m. Nov. 24, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. Born May 14, 1911, in Allenville, daughter of the late Fred and Lulu Harmon Thompson, she was a member of the Illmo Baptist Church. Survivors include: one sister, Claudine Caldwell of Cape Girardeau; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews...
Sadie Williams (11/25/02)
PARMA - Sadie Ethel Williams, 103, died Nov. 24, 2002, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Festus. Arrangements are incomplete at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Parma.
Richard Roach (11/25/02)
MATTHEWS - Richard Roach, 72, formerly of Mississippi County, died at 2:01 a.m. Nov. 24, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Sept. 24, 1930, in Mississippi County, son of the late John and Rosie Evans Roach, he lived in Matthews since 1989. He was a veteran of the Korean War and a retired automotive worker...
Births (published 11/25) (11/25/02)
SIKESTON - Bart and Angela Grant are the parents of their second child, first daughter, born at 9:16 a.m. Nov. 4, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Olivia Claire Grant weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and was 19-inches long. The former Angela Williams, Mrs. Grant is the daughter of Travis and Judy Garrett...
Looking Back in Time at Nov. 25 (11/25/02)
SIKESTON - Malone Theater, Nov. 20, "Call of the Canyon" with Gene Autry. Rex Theater, "Texas to Bataan" with the Three Mesquiteers. MOREHOUSE - Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Lawrence are the proud parents of a baby girl weighing over eight pounds. She was born Monday at the Northington Center in Dexter...
Your View 11/25: Diet is dangerous (11/25/02)
It is time for a reality check on the Atkins Diet. Despite occasional individual reports of quick weight loss, controlled studies show that the Atkins approach works at about the same speed as any other weight-loss diet: about one pound of lost weight per week. That is the same rate seen with old-fashioned low-calorie diets or with far-healthier low-fat, vegan diets...
SpeakOut 11/25 (11/25/02)
Someone called in about a Sikeston nursing home not having Halloween for kids this year. Do they have to have Halloween? You said your kids love going out to the nursing home on Halloween and love visiting with the residents there. Do you ever think about just taking your kids out to visit the elderly? Some of the Girl Scouts or other organizations could go out and visit the residents. ...