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Stories from Monday, November 28, 2005

Homeless project is marking 20th year (11/28/05)
SIKESTON -- Rarely will a homeless person be found living in a cardboard box under an overpass or on the streets of Sikeston. Instead they're more likely to be found sleeping on the floor at a relative's home. "Most homeless people in the area are living with family members," said Marlene Anglin, coordinator of Delta Area Economic Opportunity Corporation's Homeless Project in Sikeston...
Man is beaten to death (11/28/05)
CHARLESTON -- Authorities are investigating the death of a Charleston man, who was severely beaten. The man was found alive Saturday when a Visiting Nurse Association worker checked on him. According to Mississippi County Coroner Terry Parker, 67- year-old James Henderson of Charleston was found by the worker at his apartment south of Green Street in Charleston. The VNA worker called emergency personnel for assistance...
Charleston man shot in local club (11/28/05)
SIKESTON - A Charleston man hospitalized for a single gunshot wound refuses to prosecute his shooter. According to Sikeston Department of Public Safety Director Drew Juden, the shooting happened shortly before 2:59 a.m. Sunday when DPS officers were dispatched to Jazz-Z and Blues-Z, 221 E. ...
Murder suspect is arraigned (11/28/05)
CARUTHERSVILLE - A man accused in the shooting death of a Hayti woman was arraigned today on murder charges. Carl Eskio Epkins, 29, of Hayti, was to appear today before Associate Judge Byron Luber on charges of first degree murder, first degree assault and two counts of armed criminal action. He is charged in the shooting death of Kesha Epkins, 20, of Hayti, was pronounced dead at 3:26 a.m. Thursday...
Classy competition at RIverbend Classic (11/28/05)
NEW MADRID -- The 11th annual Riverbend Classic wrapped up on Saturday night, concluding a fantastic weekend of hoops and tributes. "It was probably the best one we've had yet, as far as the matchups and the attendance," said tournament director Lennies McFerren. "All we're trying to do is put on a good exhibition of basketball and have people come in and enjoy it. Without a doubt, it was a success."...
James Brown (11/28/05)
DEXTER - James Brown, 65, died Nov. 28, 2005, in Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Virginia Penton (11/28/05)
BLOOMFIELD - Virginia Penton, 86, formerly of Herrin, Ill., died Nov. 28, 2005, in Beverly Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center at Bloomfield. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Julia Harris (11/28/05)
SIKESTON -- Julia "Judy" Norwood Harris, 76, died Nov. 26, 2005, at her home. Born Nov. 10, 1929, in Batesville, Miss., daughter of the late Selma M. and Bertha Anderson Norwood, she was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Sikeston and had worked with her husband at Harris Pharmacy until retirement in 2001...
Kenny Majors (11/28/05)
PAULINA, La. - Robert Kindred "Kenny" Majors, 62, died Oct. 3, 2005, at his home. Born Aug. 8, 1943, at St. Mary's Hospital in Cairo, Ill., son of the late Robert Raymond and Alma Doris Nix Majors, the family resided with his grandparents, Kin and Myrtle Majors, at the time of his birth. ...
Rentha Cohen (11/28/05)
EAST PRAIRIE - Rentha Cohen, 82, died at 1:10 p.m. Nov. 27, 2005, in the East Prairie Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Tom Sloan (11/28/05)
LILBOURN -- Tom Sloan, 88, died Nov. 28, 2005, at Sikeston Convalescent Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Julius Payne (11/28/05)
EAST PRAIRIE - Julius N. Payne, 89, formerly of Cahokia, Ill., died at 2:30 a.m. Nov. 27, 2005, in the East Prairie Nursing Center. Born Jan 18, 1916, in Warm Springs, Ark., son of the late John Wesley and Lola Madaline Flannigan Payne, he lived in East Prairie since 1995 after moving from Cahokia where he operated Payne's Roofing Company. He was of the Baptist belief...
Births (Published 11/28) (11/28/05)
BERTRAND - Derek and Ami Housman are the parents of their third child, second daughter, born at 4:55 a.m. Oct. 17, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Emily Suzanne Housman weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces, and was 19.5 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Carol and Mike Gentry of Bertrand and Connie and John Hooper of Benton...
Looking Back 11/28 (11/28/05)
SIKESTON - Mrs. C.M. Harvey of El Paso, Texas. and formerly the principal of Sikeston High School, has been named First Lady of the Year in El Paso in a contest sponsored by the Beta Sigma Phi sorority. SIKESTON - With more than 90 percent of the cotton ginned in Missouri, the seven cotton counties have a total of 360,397 bales, compared to 359,908 at this time last year. This is an increase of 489 bales...
Your view: Club says thanks (11/28/05)
The Charleston Kiwanis Club would like to thank all of you who came out to enjoy the meal or meals and fellowship at Chili Day, Nov. 17, 2005. Your support will enable us to give scholarships to graduating high school seniors and to aid children and youth in need in this community and around the world...
Speakout 11/28 (11/28/05)
I just finished reading the article in the newspaper about the young lady that is battling melanoma. That's very sad. I talked to a woman in billing a few months ago at the hospital, and she told me that the hospital has what they call an emergency medical fund for illegal aliens. ...