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Stories from Sunday, December 2, 2012

Irresponsible choices should not be funded (12/02/12)
There's a new study out this week - already disputed - that says low-income families (those making an average of $14,000 annually) spend on average $1,100 each year on scratch-off lottery tickets. Now if this study is true - or even close to true - the issue of poverty in this country is clearly a larger issue of personal responsibility...
Tom Glenn (12/02/12)
CHARLESTON -- Joseph Thomas "Tom" Glenn, 77, a resident of rural Charleston, died Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Born Aug. 16, 1935, in Mississippi County, to the late Robert J. and Amarilla Hargan Glenn Sr., he had lived his entire life in Mississippi County where he farmed and was a member of New Bethel Baptist Church where he had served as a deacon for 50 years and taught the Men's Sunday School class. ...
Joyce Henderson (12/02/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Joyce Evelyn Henderson, 69, died at 3:36 p.m. Nov. 30, 2012, at her home. Born Oct. 25, 1943, in East Prairie to the late Jessie and Ann L. Yielding Burrell, she lived all of her life in East Prairie where she was a member of the Elm Street Baptist Church...
Richard Ditto (12/02/12)
MORLEY -- Richard Y. Ditto Sr., 66, formerly of East Prairie, died Nov. 30, 2012, at his home. Visitation will begin at 5 p.m. Sunday at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie where services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday. Mike Johnson will officiate...
Louise Welch (12/02/12)
DEXTER -- Louise Welch, 80, died Nov. 30, 2012, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born April 25, 1932, in Dexter, to the late Wesley and Ethel Hutchcraft McCollough, she was a member of the Rivers of Life Christian Center in Dexter. She had been employed as an operator for Southwestern Bell Telephone, in the deli of Town and Country Supermarket and as a health aide with the Dexter Visiting Nurses Association...
Velma Barker (12/02/12)
ALVIN, Texas -- Velma Irene Barker, 87, formerly of Dexter, Mo., died Nov. 30, 2012, in Alvin. Arrangements are incomplete with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Nancy Stevens (12/02/12)
DEXTER -- Nancy Jane Stevens, 71, died Nov. 24, 2012, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.