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Stories from Monday, September 8, 2003

The public's help could bring a change in laws (09/08/03)
NEW MADRID - Tommy Kimball's wife and son may no longer be in the United States, but he doesn't intend to quit fighting for them. Kimball said he would like to see changes made in the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services making them more responsive to citizens and those who wish to become citizens...
Keeping an eye on the animals (09/08/03)
Kiara Haley feeds animals during the Morley Community Days Saturday. The petting zoo was just part of the two-day event sponsored by the Morley Betterment Committee.
Couple separated after immigration snafu (09/08/03)
NEW MADRID - Tears well up in Tommy Kimball's eyes as he recalls telling his son good-bye and hoping to give his wife one last hug. On Sept. 2, Kimball's wife, Karen, a native of Australia, was deported from the United States after being held for 62 days in federal custody. All Kimball could do that day was stand in the parking lot at the airport in St. Louis and hope for a parting glimpse. He never got one...
Last week's rain brought some relief to farmers (09/08/03)
SIKESTON -- Labor Day weekend rains in Southeast Missouri have helped area farmers, but farmers in Northeast Missouri are still waiting for a good rain. "How you're affected depends on where you were at during the rains," noted Anthony Ohmes, agronomy specialist for the Mississippi County University Extension office. "Land south of Highway 80 is kind of dry. They missed the rain that hit us Monday and Tuesday, and I think they were needing that."...
Edna Hamlyn (09/08/03)
DEXTER - Edna M. Hamlyn, 75, died Sept. 6, 2003, at Missouri Southern Healthcare. Arrangements are incomplete at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter.
Ulus Carter (09/08/03)
CHARLESTON -- Ulus Lucian Carter, 77, died at 8:40 p.m. Sept. 7, 2003, at his home. Born March 1, 1926, in Oklahoma, son of the late Charles Leman and Lillie Belle Walker Carter, he had lived in Charleston most of his life, moving from Holland, Mich., where he was a member of the Christian Reform Church and had been employed as a fiberglass boat craftsman...
Edith Middleton (09/08/03)
ADVANCE - Edith Belle Middleton, 87, died Sept. 7, 2003, at the Advance Nursing Center. Born Oct. 6, 1915, in Marston, daughter of the late John Edward and Mary Edna McCary Coffee, she was a member of the Missionary Baptist Church at Leora. On March 5, 1937, she married Brown Middleton Sr. who preceded her in death on June 15, 1967...
Wayne Early (09/08/03)
BERNIE - Wayne King Early, 55, died Sept. 6, 2003, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Born June 4, 1948, in Poplar Bluff, son of the late Alvin Lester and Ruby Rebecca Gill Early, he served in Vietnam with the U.S. Army and was a member of the Stanfield General Baptist Church in Gideon. A former coach, he owned Early Lawn Service and was a teacher for the New Madrid County Central R-1 School District...
Births (published 9-8) (09/08/03)
NEW MADRID - Alexias Tipler and Terrell Williams are the parents of their third child, second daughter, born Aug. 6, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. They baby's name is Tyriana Tanija Williams. Maternal grandparents are Deloris Tipler of New Madrid and George Henderson of St. Louis...
Looking Back 9-8 (09/08/03)
SIKESTON - Miss Joanne Edwards entertained at her home on Park Avenue Friday night with a bingo party in honor of Mrs. James Turner, the former Colleen Rayburn. SIKESTON - Back in August 1953, Liberty Supermarket opened its doors for business, and after 10 years of annually expanding business, the store puts on its 10th anniversary sale tomorrow...
Speakout 9-8 (09/08/03)
A quick word to the wise: Never disagree with your local elected officials or you could be branded as an opponent. ---- To the person who was saying to not vote for Holden as governor. I would like to remind that person and the rest of the people that the governor doesn't make the laws. It's your Republican Senate and House that have taken everything away...