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Stories from Sunday, January 15, 2012

Program ringing up massive fraud, abuse (01/15/12)
Are you aware that every time you pay your cell phone bill you pay an added fee to provide free cell phones to the needy? Are you aware that this federal program has no one monitoring and, as a result, fraud and abuse are sky high? Well, both statements are absolutely true...
Dora Lee Adkisson (01/15/12)
CHARLESTON -- Dora Lee Adkisson, 78, died at 9 p.m. Jan. 12, 2012, in the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 12, 1933, in East Prairie, to the late Earl and Ruth Stallings Brown, she lived all of her life in Mississippi County where she was a retired teacher having taught school in the East Prairie and Charleston school districts. She was a member of the First Christian Church in Charleston...
Janet Costin (01/15/12)
SIKESTON -- Janet Ann Costin (St. Clair) of Sikeston, passed away Jan. 10, 2012, in St. Charles after an illness. Ann was born on Feb. 16, 1937, in St. Louis, to James C. and Rachel K. St. Clair. She was an alumnus of Hampden DuBose Academy and West Suburban Hospital School of Nursing and earned degrees from Stephens College and Southeast Missouri State University. Ann was a registered nurse and an educator in the Sikeston Public School system for over 20 years...
John R. Vines Sr. (01/15/12)
DEXTER -- John Robert Vines Sr., 59, died Jan. 13, 2012, at his home. Born Oct. 17, 1952, in Sikeston, son of the late Sam and Ilah Hays Vines, he was raised in Sikeston and had worked in banking beginning his career with Security Federal Savings and Loan in Malden. A long-time member of Rotary Club International and a member of the Father Slay Council of Knights of Columbus, he was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Dexter...
Rosenell Johnson (01/15/12)
RISCO -- Rosenell Johnson, 94, died Jan. 11, 2012, at her home. Born Aug. 23, 1917, in Turrell, Ark., to the late George Washington and Mary Evelyn Greenhaw Thresher, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Risco. On Dec. 22, 1933, in Marion, Ark., she married Albert Sidney Johnson who preceded her in death on Nov. 18, 1998...
JoDonna Schwepker (01/15/12)
CHAFFEE -- JoDonna Ann Schwepker, 52, died Jan. 13, 2012, at her mothers home in Chaffee. Born Dec. 9, 1959, in Cape Girardeau, to Dorothy Arnzen Glaus of Chaffee and the late Lary Glaus, she was a longtime resident of Chaffee. She retired from Proctor and Gamble and was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church...