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Stories from Friday, June 13, 2003

MOPERM is expanding coverage (06/13/03)
CHARLESTON - MOPERM - the Missouri Public Entity Risk Management Fund - is expanding their coverage lines. MOPERM has provided liability insurance protection to Missouri public entities for over 16 years, according to a letter from MOPERM's executive director, David V. Kormann...
Two charged in Parma murder (06/13/03)
PARMA - A woman and her nephew are charged with murder in the death of a Parma man. Rebbecca S. Pride, 41, of Catron and Cory J. Pride, 19, of Sikeston were charged with first degree murder and armed criminal action Thursday in the murder of Van Patterson, 65. Patterson was found dead in his rural Parma home on Wednesday...
One, Two… (06/13/03)
Brenda Freed with the Scott County Health Department cheers on a Scott County Central Elementary School student attempting a pull-up. Freed was at the school to help the students learn how to use the fitness center and walking trail. The fitness center and walking trail are open to the public from dawn to dusk...
Waterlogged (06/13/03)
Bill Nance, Sikeston Public Works employee, uses a bucket to clear water off of a softball field at the Sikeston Sports Complex Thursday. Even with the Public Works working on the fields, their efforts fell short and Corporate Games were canceled.
Alternative diet is meat eater's dream (06/13/03)
SIKESTON -- Like the majority of dieters out there, Lisa Angle has tried every weight-loss plan imaginable. So when she saw the quick weight-loss results of a co-worker, she was dying to know her secret. Her co-worker's answer: the infamous Atkins diet, a low-carbohydrate, high-protein, high-fat diet which was created by the late Dr. Robert C. Atkins in 1972...
Edward Kirkpatrick (06/13/03)
BERNIE - Edward Kirkpatrick, 68, died June 12, 2003, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Dawsey Hollis (06/13/03)
DEXTER - Pallbearers at services conducted Thursday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Dawsey Hollis, 83, who died June 10, 2003, were: Chuck Earnhart, Justin Rojas, Ben Earnhart, Carl Sanders, Jeffery Cartiller and Glen Hollis.
Larry Joe Arthur (06/13/03)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services scheduled for 2 p.m. today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Larry Joe Arthur, 53, of Vanduser, who died June 10, 2003, will be: Bobby Graham, Jamie Ward, Dorro Rushing, Gordon Brownfield, Ted Berberick and Richard Kirkpatrick...
Benjamin Welborn (06/13/03)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services conducted Sunday at Ponder Funeral Home for Benjamin Welborn, 83, who died June 5, 2003, were: Larry Francis, Charlie Francis, Jim Francis, Don Francis, Gaylon Spraggs and Robert Brown.
Syble Cravens (06/13/03)
DEXTER - Syble Marie Cravens, 90, died June 12, 2003, at her home. Born March 16, 1913, at Ash Hill, daughter of the late Albert "Ab" and Effie Rosetta Shipman Hill, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Dexter. On Dec. 24, 1927, in Bloomfield, she married Bernard Cravens who preceded her in death on Dec. 7, 1991...
Roy Carroll (06/13/03)
LILBOURN - Roy W. "Petey" Carroll, 84, died June 13, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Aug. 20, 1918, son of the late Roy Carroll and Maggie Carroll Koessel, he graduated from Lilbourn High School and was a veteran of World War II. He retired as a fireman from the Blytheville (Ark.) Air Force Base and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Lilbourn...
David Davidson (06/13/03)
DEXTER - David Wilburn Noles Davidson, 78, died June 12, 2003, at the John J. Pershing Veterans Administration Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. Born Nov. 23 1924, in Laural, Miss., son of the late Ira and Sarah Stamper Davidson, he was a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church in Saucier, Miss., and the American Legion. He retired from the U.S. Air Force and had been an electronic engineering teacher...
Annell Jones (06/13/03)
SIKESTON - Annell L. Jones, 92, died at 9:14 a.m. June 11, 2003, at the Miner Nursing Center. Born April 12, 1911, in Marion County, Ala., son of the late Charley W. and Autie Nelson Lambert, she was a member of Shady Acres Church of Christ. On Feb. 13, 1927, in Winston County, Ala., she married William W. Jones who preceded her in death on Oct. 4, 1995...
Virginia Dusablon (06/13/03)
STAUNTON, Ill. - Virginia Ehlers Dusablon, 85, formerly of Maynard, Iowa, died June 11, 2003, at the Heritage Manor Nursing Home in Staunton. Born Feb. 1, 1918, at Oelwein, Iowa, daughter of the late Julius and Martha Ellisat Ehlers, she retired from the State of Missouri Division of Employment Services and was a member of Hope Lutheran Church in Jerseyville...
Tressa Zilafro (06/13/03)
EAST PRAIRIE - Tressa Zilafro, 85, died at 1:57 p.m. June 11, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Dec. 18, 1917, in Success, Ark., daughter of the late Mike and Flaudie Henderson Ciscell, she lived in Mississippi County most of her life. She retired from the Prairie Manufacturing Company and was a member of the First General Baptist Church in East Prairie...
Ruth Barnett (06/13/03)
BERTRAND - Ruth E. Barnett, 91, died at 10:50 a.m. June 12, 2003, at the Bertrand Nursing Facility. Born Feb. 16, 1912, in Dalton, Ark., daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Hayden Freeman, she lived in Mississippi County most of her life and was a member of the New Bethel Baptist Church...
Chuck Curley (06/13/03)
BLOOMFIELD - Charles "Chuck" Curley, 73, died June 11, 2003, at Three Rivers Healthcare North Campus in Poplar Bluff. Born Jan. 22, 1930, in Peach Orchard, son of the late Charley and Rudie Marie Dodd Kerley, he lived in Chicago, Ill., for many years before moving to Bloomfield in 1991. He was employed by Ace Blinds before retiring and was a member of the Bernie Christian Church...
Howard Lacey (06/13/03)
SCOTT CITY - Howard Louis Lacey, 60, died June 12, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 23, 1942, in Elvins, daughter of the late Stanley Louis and Edith Howell Lacey, he had been a maintenance technician for Louis Brothers Bakery and was currently employed by the City of Scott City...
Births (published 6/13) (06/13/03)
Slipis MORLEY - Clay and Crystal Gail Slipis are the parents of their third child, second daughter, born at 5:53 a.m. May 14, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Sydney Paige Slipis weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces and was 19-inches long...
Looking Back in Time at June 13 (06/13/03)
SIKESTON - Billy Sikes, Ruth Hollingsworth and Mary Waldman are among those from Sikeston who will attend summer term of school at the Teachers College in Cape Girardeau. SIKESTON - If you were one of many who complained yesterday, you had good reason, because it was the hottest day in Sikeston this year, so far. The city saw a record high of 100 degrees...
'Shopping' for drugs ends in three deaths (06/13/03)
You'll read elsewhere in today's paper about three Poplar Bluff women who were found dead from methadone overdoses. Regardless of the circumstances, the story is a tragic one. Three women living in poverty in a rural area outside of Poplar Bluff. All of the women had some history of medical problems but none that would have contributed to their deaths...
SpeakOut 6/13 (06/13/03)
I have something to say to a certain individual. It's not every nice when you come to my house to visit me and then steal from me. Our government has been trying to balance the budget for years, and I have a good idea. If they would put the government employees (federal, state and county) on minimum wage for five years, I guarantee you, our budget would be balanced. ...