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Stories from Monday, May 12, 2003

Good mental health requires good physical health for seniors (05/12/03)
SIKESTON - While patients are admitted to Missouri Delta Medical Center's Senior Lifestyles unit for mental health issues, it's often something the physical doctors fix that gets them back to normal. Dr. Abhilash Desai, psychiatrist for Missouri Delta Medical Center's Senior Lifestyles unit, said he often finds himself often getting credit for curing psychiatric disorders actually cleared up by doctors specializing in internal medicine. ...
The season opener (05/12/03)
House of Color pitcher Logan Kirkpatrick and catcher Blair Bohannon work together to catch a popup ball during Saturday's opening day of the Sikeston Little League Baseball. House of Color won the game against the Obermark Wild Eyes, 7-1.
Boys tracksters place second in SEMO North Conference meet (05/12/03)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - The Sikeston boys track and field team came in second place at the SEMO North Conference Track Meet at Abe Stuber Track and Field Complex on the Southeast Missouri State University campus on Friday. The Bulldogs were winning the meet by one point heading into the final race of the day, the 4 x 400 meter relay...
Johnnie Worley (05/12/03)
SIKESTON -- Johnnie Lou Russell Worley, 86, died at 4 a.m. May 10, 2003, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Born Oct. 13, 1916 in Tupelo, Miss., to the late Fred Harrison and Mattie Lou Ivie, she had lived in Rochelle, Ill., most of her life moving to Sikeston in 1976. She was of Baptist belief...
Joshua Leggett (05/12/03)
JACKSON -- Joshua Lewis Wayne Leggett, infant son of Jessica Daniel Fellows of Jackson and Joshua Michael Leggett of Chaffee, died at birth May 10, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. In addition to his parents, survivors include: maternal grandparents, Allen and Kathy Fellows of Jackson; paternal grandmother, Mia Kaye Anglin of Chaffee; maternal great-grandparents, Ray and Raetta Kimbel and Andy and Mary Fellows of Jackson; and paternal great-grandparents, David and Diana McCormick of Chaffee.. ...
Gilbert LeGrand (05/12/03)
BENTON - Gilbert Henry LeGrand, 79, died May 7, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born July 27, 1923, in New Hamburg, son of the late William A. and Lucy Grojean LeGrand, he owned and operated LeGrand's Tavern for 40 years, retiring in 1990. A lifelong resident of New Hamburg and Benton, he was a member of St. Denis Catholic Church in Benton, the Chamber of Commerce and American Legion Post 369. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy...
Anita Leonard (05/12/03)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Anita Leonard, 60, died May 10, 2003, at Pemiscot Memorial Health Systems in Hayti. Arrangements are incomplete at DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
Billie Baker (05/12/03)
BAKER - Willie Marguerite "Billie" Burks Baker, 86, died May 10, 2003, in Memphis, Tenn. Born July 11, 1916, in Dyersburg, Tenn., daughter of the late W.G. and Pearl Burks, she was active in political and religious organizations throughout her life, including the Suburban Garden Club, St. ...
Rrean Winters (05/12/03)
SIKESTON -- Rrean Winters, 79, died May 11, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born May 25, 1923, in Elbridge, Tenn., to the late Willie West and Mary Storey McCoy, she was a long-time member and Sunday school teacher at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Sikeston...
Looking Back in Time at May 12 (05/12/03)
SIKESTON -Poppies in tribute to America's battle dead of two wars will be worn in Sikeston on May 29, Mrs. C.C. Cummins, president of the 114th Unit of the American Legion Auxiliary, has announced. --- CAPE GIRARDEAU - Mr. and Mrs. F.X. Schumacher are parents of a girl born at St. Francis Hospital in Cape Girardeau. It is their third child...
SpeakOut 5/12 (05/12/03)
How inconsiderate are you? I just looked at the front page of my Sunday newspaper and saw a picture of the victim who was stabbed and killed. And of course it wasn't a picture of her like you would see in the obituaries. It was the gory detail of her helpless body lying on the ground while the paramedics tried to give this life another chance. ...