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Stories from Monday, March 24, 2003

Marking the days: Special student turns class calendar project into fund-raiser for autism (03/24/03)
NEW MADRID - Flip the calendar. The days are the same, the months are the same. Year after year. For Aaron Fowler that sameness is an avenue to display his creativity and his skills with the computer. It is also a way for him to raise money for Judevine Autism Society. That's important to Fowler, who is autistic...
Telethon success (03/24/03)
(Top) Julia McMillien gives Gary Jones of the Jonzee Band "five" during the finale of the 23rd Annual Kenny Roger Children's Center Telethon Sunday afternoon. More than $180,000 was raised during the two-day event by area supporters of the center...
Charleston finishes third in Class 3 (03/24/03)
COLUMBIA -- Every year in the state of Missouri, only two high school teams in each classification get to end their season with a victory. With Saturday's 57-54 win against Lincoln Prep Academy in the third place game at the Class 3 Final Four at the Hearnes Center, Charleston became one of the two...
Albert Isaac (03/24/03)
PUXICO - Pallbearers at services conducted Saturday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Albert Isaac, 73, who died March 20, 2003, were: David Hayes, Adam Hawkins, Tony Brown, Andy Bond, Jason Isaac and Jody Morse.
Janice Finley (03/24/03)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Janice Jane Finley, 80, died at 6:36 p.m. March 23, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. Born Sept. 29, 1922, in Kansas City, Kan., daughter of the late Melvin Alvel and Clara May Davidson McMillen, she was a member of PEO Sisterhood in Cape Girardeau and of several Cape Girardeau area bridge clubs...
Emory McGee (03/24/03)
ADVANCE - Emory U. McGee, 77, died March 21, 2003, at the Advance Nursing Center. Born Aug. 5, 1925, in McGee, son of the late Hugh and Lucy Briscoe McGee, he was a 1945 graduate of Advance High School where he played varsity basketball from 1942 to 1945. He owned the Advance Body Shop for 30 years and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II...
Odell Long (03/24/03)
ADVANCE - Arnold "Odell" Long, 75, died March 21, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 20, 1928, at Scopus, son of the late Marshall and Hester Limbaugh Long, he was a retired farmer. On Oct. 14, 1949, in Advance, he married Louise McIntosh who survives of the home...
Barbara Rose (03/24/03)
DEXTER - Barbara June Rose, 62, died March 20, 2003, at Missouri Southern Healthcare. Born March 23, 1940, in Westville, Ind., daughter of the late Howard Berlin and Catherine Schmittel Williams, she was a member of New Beginnings Pentecostal Church in Dexter. She was a driver for Renzenberger Transportation and former deputy sheriff for McHenry County, Ill...
Gean Atteberry (03/24/03)
BLOOMFIELD - Gean Atteberry, 94, died March 22, 2003, in Bloomfield. Born June 28, 1908, in Alabama, he retired in 1963 from the General Motors Company in Michigan and lived in Bloomfield for the past eight years. On April 27, 1927, he married Hattie Hawn who preceded him in death on March 21, 2000...
Burnadetta McIntyre (03/24/03)
BELL CITY - Burnadetta M. McIntyre, 82, died March 21, 2003, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born Nov. 4, 1920, at Polo, Ill., daughter of the late Paul and Elsie Pulver Easterbrook, she had been an inspector for Ralph Edwards Sportswear in Cape Girardeau and was a member of the New Life Tabernacle Church in Bell City for 51 years...
Claude Tubbs (03/24/03)
RAYMORE -- The Rev. Claude Colin Tubbs, 92, entered his heavenly home on March 22, 2003, while resting in the home of his granddaughter, Terri Clark, of Raymore. Born Nov. 5, 1910, in Flemmings, Ala., son of the late Henry and Isabelle Tubbs, he was a retired pastor and dutifully served the Lord as pastor of several churches in the Southeast Missouri area...
Z.T. Jackson (03/24/03)
SIKESTON - Z.T. Jackson, 88, died March 23, 2003, at the Clearview Nursing Center. Born Nov. 26, 1914, in Charleston, son of the late W.E. and Mary Jackson, he was a member of the First Baptist Church in Sikeston. He was a retired self-employed carpenter and U.S. Navy veteran of World War II...
Robert Campbell (03/24/03)
CARUTHERSVILLE - Pallbearers at services conducted Friday at the H.S. Smith Funeral Home for Robert Lee Campbell, 78, of Wappapello and formerly of Caruthersville, who died March 18, 2003, were: David Worley, Chris Polley, Stephen Polley, Kevin L. Hensley, Mark Kneezle and Larry Johnson. Honorary pallbearers were: Bob Smith and Lee Joe Campbell...
Ronnie Gregory (03/24/03)
DEXTER - Ronnie Gregory, 60, died March 24, 2003, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Looking Back in Time at March 24 (03/24/03)
SIKESTON - The Red Cross War Fund drive in Sikeston has passed the $5,000 mark, but still lacks $3,000 reaching the goal set for the city. SIKESTON - Chamber of Commerce Manager Roy Bone has been re-elected to a two year term on the board of directors of the Southern Association of the Chamber of Commerce Executives...
Your View: three from 3/24 (03/24/03)
Your March 18 editorial on the dope problem is a good one. I read your editorials regularly. I agree that the dope problem is out of control. The program we are using is not working. Making more and more cages (jails) to house more and more people who could be assets in our workforce instead of a drain of our assets in courts, police, jails and prisons is killing us financially. What to do about it is the question...
SpeakOut 3/24 (03/24/03)
People have missed something along away about the $7 an hour couple. The original article said that he and his wife worked for $7 an hour. It's not just one person trying to support a family on $7 an hour. Sure, you can't have everything you want but you can have the necessities of life. I'm sorry you have to pay child support and all that, but you might as well figure you can make it on $7 an hour if you put your mind to it...