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Stories from Friday, September 21, 2001

County halts plan for new juvenile center (09/21/01)
Two judges and the chief juvenile officer in the local judicial circuit closed the 30-year-old juvenile detention center in downtown Cape Girardeau after a fire in a cell raised safety concerns. Now, the county commission says it may improve the center and reopen it rather than build a new one. At its meeting in Jackson Thursday, the commission ordered architect Tom Holshouser of Cape Girardeau to halt work on plans for the new center...
Bomb alert stops train travel briefly in Europe (09/21/01)
BRUSSELS, Belgium -- High-speed train services from Brussels to Paris and London were briefly halted by a bomb alert Thursday after a suspicious package was found on a train in northern France. Leen Utterhoeven, a spokeswoman for Belgian railways, said the Thalys train from Paris to Brussels was stopped near the town of Wannehain, about 140 miles north of Paris, and police removed the package. She said the train was expected to continue to the Belgian capital...
SEMO District Fair Winners (09/21/01)
Placings, times for Senior Horse/Mule hitch challenge1. Edgar Moll, Jackson, 1:55 2. Marvin Seiler, Oak Ridge, 1:56 3. Dude Huey, Cape Girardeay, 1:59 4. Junior Peetz, Jackson, 2:11 5. Kenny Siebert, Jackson, 2:23 6. Claude Estes, Jackson,2:28 7. Albert Aufdenberg, Jackson, 2:28...
Frustrated city residents discuss stormwater improvements (09/21/01)
A representative of the St. Louis-based engineering firm that drew up Cape Girardeau's proposed stormwater plan told restless residents he wasn't there to give short-term answers. "But that's why we're here," one women said. "I've called the city for five years and nothing ever gets done."...
SEMO to receive federal funding (09/21/01)
Southeast Missouri State University will receive $142,736 in federal money for widening a 600-foot-section of Greek Drive on the north side of campus. The money will assist with part of the construction of the transit way for its student shuttles. The Missouri Department of Transportation allocated the funding...
Service remembers victims (09/21/01)
People from Baptist, Catholic, Islamic, Buddhist, Jewish and Hindu faiths gathered together at Academic Hall Wednesday afternoon for an interfaith memorial service for the victims of the terrorist attacks on America. "We gather in loving memory of those who died in the hijacking of the planes," said the Rev. ...
Thousands gather here to remember victims (09/21/01)
[ Click here to browse photos from the event ] By Laura Johnston ~ Southeast Missourian Dressed in patriotic colors of red, white and blue, wearing ribbons on their collars or carrying flags, thousands gathered inside the Show Me Center Thursday night to remember victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on America...
City gets second-phase funding for Red House center (09/21/01)
The second phase of the Mississippi River Walk and construction of the Red House Interpretive Center will be paid for with nearly $400,000 in federal transportation enhancement funds awarded this week to Cape Girardeau. The funds administered by the Missouri Department of Transportation amount to $320,323 for phase 2 of the River Walk project. ...
Families file poisoning suit against Doe Run smelter (09/21/01)
ST. LOUIS -- The families of 16 children filed a lawsuit Thursday against the Doe Run Company, accusing it of negligence for exposing the children to lead and other toxins. St. Louis-based Doe Run operates the nation's largest lead smelter in Herculaneum. Federal officials have recently conducted tests that show levels of lead in homes and on roads that are far above government health standards...
Region briefs 9/21 5a (09/21/01)
Jackson breaks ground for multipurpose facility JACKSON, Mo. -- After two years of planning, ground was finally broken Thursday for the $6 million classroom and multipurpose facility addition at R.O. Hawkins Junior High School in Jackson. The school was originally built in 1963 with additional space added in 1975...
Guard seeks to honor Gulf War GIs (09/21/01)
DEXTER, Mo. -- In an effort to recognize the effort and service of soldiers who served in Desert Storm, members of the 1221st National Guard Transportation Unit in Dexter are trying to assemble funds to erect a stone monument commemorating its soldiers who served in the conflict...
Rocks, bottles thrown at police (09/21/01)
Standard Democrat SIKESTON, Mo. -- After months of relatively calm in the Luther and Osage area, a problem arose this week when a large crowd again began throwing rocks and bottles at police. The incident began around 9 p.m. Monday when Sikeston police responded to a report of someone breaking out the rear window of a vehicle using a slingshot and ball bearing...
Holden discusses security at airports (09/21/01)
ST. LOUIS -- Gov. Bob Holden didn't have reservations about making a late afternoon flight from the city's Lambert Airport to Kansas City International Airport on Thursday, and he doesn't think fellow Missourians should, either. "I hope you all bought airplane tickets today," Holden joked after meeting with a group of local law enforcement officials in St. Louis. He planned to hold a similar meeting with officials at KCI...
Tavern operators dumped sewage (09/21/01)
ST. LOUIS -- Owners and employees of a St. Charles County tavern and restaurant were convicted Thursday of dumping raw sewage into the Mississippi River. Found guilty of violating the Clean Water Act by conspiring to dump sewage into the river were Venetian Harbor Inc. ...
peopletalk.3c (09/21/01)
Actor Roth prefers having good time Tim Roth says he doesn't take his film roles as seriously as he did in the past. "There is a tradition of ... where I have to beat myself up to play this character, whatever," Roth says. "I used to do all that."...
Lifestyle changes can thwart diabetes (09/21/01)
Most cases of the most common form of diabetes can be prevented by moderate exercise and a healthy diet, studies show. One study indicates that such lifestyle changes could head off over 90 percent of type 2 diabetes. Another says that the changes could reduce the risk of getting the disease by 58 percent even among people who already show signs of developing it...
Unusual medical center is a last resort for some (09/21/01)
DERBY, Conn. -- They come to the Integrative Medicine Center as a last resort, believing conventional medicine has failed them. A woman with chronic pain syndrome. A man with progressive heart disease. A young person dying of cancer. All frustrated and hurting, some desperate, others merely curious...
Pennsylvania governor to lead homeland security (09/21/01)
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Gov. Tom Ridge, who saw combat as an enlisted man in Vietnam, has been called by President Bush to help lead the fight against terrorism inside the country. Ridge, 56, was named Thursday to direct the Office of Homeland Security, a new Cabinet-level position. He will resign as governor Oct. 5, said his spokesman, Tim Reeves...
Bush- 'The hour is coming' (09/21/01)
WASHINGTON -- President Bush cautioned a shaken nation Thursday that there are "struggles ahead and dangers to face" as America and its allies combat global terrorism. He announced a new Cabinet-level office to fortify homeland defenses. Addressing a joint session of Congress nine days after suicide hijackers are believed to have killed more than 6,000 people at the Pentagon and World Trade Center, Bush clasped the badge of a slain policeman in his fist...
Some highjackers' identities in question (09/21/01)
WASHINGTON -- FBI Director Robert Mueller said Thursday the identities of several of the suicide hijackers are in doubt as investigators arrested a man in Illinois wanted for questioning in last week's terror attacks. As investigators followed the money trail, a bank in Florida said it found accounts connected to people involved in the attacks...
Congress prepared to offer airlines emergency relief (09/21/01)
WASHINGTON -- The House moved Thursday toward offering the airlines billions of dollars in grants, loan guarantees and liability limits to help them survive the financial blow from the terrorist attacks. House leaders indicated they were ready to go further than a relief proposal made by the Bush administration. ...
Eligible young men wonder if they will be called to war (09/21/01)
The day of the terror attacks, draft registration soared. While the government says no military call-up is planned, eligible young men are suddenly contemplating a potential call to arms. "I never thought in my lifetime that I would ever have to think about a draft. It's kind of beyond me," said Larry Johnson, 19 and a junior at Howard University. "If I had to go, I would be honored."...
Go West, NASA (09/21/01)
JACKSON, Miss. -- The Lewis and Clark expedition was a two-year journey into a new frontier that helped put the West on the map. Now NASA is trying to do the same for the historic trek. Scientists are using high-resolution satellite images to help pinpoint and map possible camp sites along the trail of the expedition, which is approaching its 200th anniversary...
Stocks plunge again to nearly 3-year low (09/21/01)
NEW YORK -- Stocks fell sharply Thursday for the third time in four sessions, with the Dow closing at a nearly three-year low amid fears of severe economic repercussions from last week's terrorist attacks. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 382 points, bringing its loss this week to 1,229 points or nearly 13 percent and putting the index in line for its biggest one-week point drop...
bridge.11a (09/21/01)
PORT ISABEL, Texas -- A Navy dive team joined the search Thursday for three people still missing since the collapse of a South Padre Island bridge. Three sections of the Queen Isabella Causeway collapsed Saturday morning after being struck by barges. Five people are confirmed dead. Five vehicles have been recovered and two remain missing...
U.S. beefs up forces in Persian Gulf Rumsfeld says war on terro (09/21/01)
WASHINGTON -- The United States is pouring military firepower into the Persian Gulf area in preparation for President Bush's promised war on terrorism. The Air Force is sending B-52 and B-1 bombers and fighter jets while mobilizing thousands of reservists, and the Army is readying its commando forces...
Congress moves to approve financial deal for airline industry (09/21/01)
Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congress struggled Friday to resolve some last-minute glitches standing in the way of passing a $15 billion relief package aimed at helping the airline industry. With the airlines recording debilitating losses and laying off tens of thousands of workers since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, there was a determination to get the bill to the president's desk as quickly as possible...
Federal agent shot in Detroit, police say (09/21/01)
DETROIT (AP) -- A federal agent was shot Friday two blocks from the U.S. courthouse, police said. The person who shot the agent inside the McNamara federal office building also was shot, police Officer Robert Carlton said. The shooting occurred two blocks from the courthouse where a hearing was held earlier in the day for three men arrested in Detroit during the FBI investigation of the Sept. 11 terror attacks...
Russian envoy urges Washington to avoid civilian casualties (09/21/01)
Associated Press WriterASHGABAT, Turkmenistan (AP) -- A Russian envoy on a tour across Central Asian nations bordering Afghanistan urged the United States on Friday to make sure its military doesn't harm civilians while striking terrorist bases...
U.S., British fighters strike sites in Iraq (09/21/01)
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- U.S. and British warplanes hit two anti-aircraft sites in southern Iraq on Thursday after coming under fire, a U.S. Air Force spokesman said. Iraq said the allied strike targeted "civil and service installations" in the provinces of Basra and Nasiriya...
British Airways cuts 5,200 jobs, reduces schedule 10 percent (09/21/01)
LONDON -- British Airways announced Thursday it would cut another 5,200 jobs, or about 9 percent of its work force, and reduce operations by 10 percent because of an expected slowdown in air travel following terror attacks in the United States. "We face exceptional conditions which have forced us to take very tough decisions," chief executive Rod Eddington said...
Northern Ireland government again faces suspension (09/21/01)
BELFAST, Northern Ireland -- Politicians dismissed the Irish Republican Army's latest words on disarmament Thursday and predicted that Britain would pull the plug within the next day on Northern Ireland's Catholic-Protestant government. The IRA, seeking to maintain a government that includes its Sinn Fein party allies, said it would renew talks with disarmament officials if the government kept going. ...
Spy gadgets catch cheating husbands in China (09/21/01)
HONG KONG -- The tools of his trade may smack of Agent 007 -- spy cameras and phone tapping devices -- but David Cheung uses the gadgetry for an all-too-common purpose. Cheung runs a detective firm that specializes in hunting down Hong Kong's philandering husbands, many of whom have married second wives in mainland China or taken mistresses there...
Foreigners face death penalty for injecting blood with AIDS (09/21/01)
TRIPOLI, Libya -- It began in the summer of 1998, when several infants died and no one immediately knew why. Three years later, six Bulgarians and a Palestinian -- all doctors and nurses -- face the death penalty if they are convicted of killing 393 children by injecting them with blood contaminated with the AIDS virus. Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi has said the CIA or the Mossad, Israel's intelligence agency, is behind the plot...
Islamic clerics urge bin Laden to leave, won't turn him over (09/21/01)
KABUL, Afghanistan -- Facing the prospect of U.S. attacks, Islamic clerics urged Osama bin Laden to leave Afghanistan. The United States said the call Thursday fell short of its demands, and a Taliban official acknowledged the alleged terrorist mastermind might have problems finding another nation willing to accept him...
roundup preview notes (09/21/01)
(all kickoffs at 7:30 unless noted) BRENTWOOD (0-3) AT SCOTT CITY (0-3) Last week: East Prairie 34, Scott City 14 (Brad Glenn carried the ball 24 times for 157 yards); Westminster 28, Brentwood 12 (Brentwood's Gary Willis had 209 rushing yards.)...
Tigers' 'D' will try to slow down the flying Mules (09/21/01)
Poplar Bluff passes the ball better than any team in Southeast Missouri. Cape Central defends the pass as well as any team in Southeast Missouri. Those two components could make for an interesting game tonight when the Mules (3-0) and Tigers (2-1) hook up at 7:30 in Poplar Bluff...
Roundup for Friday (09/21/01)
JACKSON, Mo. -- In a battle of two of the area's top high school volleyball teams Thursday night, Meadow Heights picked up its second impressive victory of the season. After knocking off Notre Dame -- another of the area's premier squads -- Monday night, the Class 1A Lady Panthers rallied past 4A Jackson 2-15, 15-11, 15-13...
ND silences Kelly in 2A showdown (09/21/01)
Notre Dame proved true the age-old baseball axiom: pitching and defense win games. The Lady Bulldogs played the fundamentals to perfection to edge nemesis Kelly 2-0 in a SEMO Conference showdown Thursday at the Notre Dame Sports Complex. "It was a great fastpitch softball game," said Notre Dame coach Chris Janet, whose Lady Bulldogs had not beaten the perennial Class 2A district champion in recent memory. ...
Indians hope to get a test in Kentucky (09/21/01)
Even though Graves County (Ky.) is 1-3, Jackson coach Carl Gross says the Eagles will be the most physical team the Indians have faced so far. And that's a good thing. After outscoring their opponents 118-7 so far this season, the Indians are wanting a little competition...
SE soccer improves to 5-0 (09/21/01)
Southeast Missouri State University's women's soccer team kept its winning and shutout streaks going Thursday night -- but it certainly wasn't easy. The Otahkians received an unassisted goal from Nicole Thiele -- her fifth of the season -- early in the first half and that stood up for a 1-0 victory over visiting Arkansas State in front of 237 fans at Houck Stadium...
Price leads Penn. Classic (09/21/01)
LIGONIER, Pa. -- Nick Price put his mind back on golf Thursday and looked like the guy who dominated the PGA Tour in the days before Tiger Woods. Price made three birdie putts of at least 25 feet on the soft greens of Laurel Valley and finished with a 6-under 66 to take a one-stroke lead in the rain-delayed first round of the Pennsylvania Classic...
Cards win 7th straight (09/21/01)
PITTSBURGH -- Woody Williams pitched three-hit ball over seven innings and Mark McGwire, who came into the game only because of an injury, homered in his 39th major league park as the St. Louis Cardinals beat Pittsburgh 9-1 Thursday night for their seventh straight victory...
briefs.sept21 (09/21/01)
Gwynn to become coach at San Diego St. SAN DIEGO -- Starting June 1, he'll be known as coach Tony Gwynn. When his first San Diego State team takes the field in February 2003, he'll be coaching at a stadium that bears his name. His center fielder will be his son, Anthony...
Astros sweep Giants; Bonds blasts No. 64 (09/21/01)
SAN FRANCISCO -- Barry Bonds tied the score with his 64th homer, but Lance Berkman hit a go-ahead double in the 10th inning off Robb Nen (4-5) as the Houston Astros beat the San Francisco Giants 5-4 Thursday for a three-game sweep. With 15 games left, Bonds is six homers shy of the record Mark McGwire set three years ago. Bonds' 64th came in San Francisco's 147th game, eight games fewer than it took McGwire to hit the same number...
Flights banned near sports stadiums, open-air events (09/21/01)
WASHINGTON -- The government has banned all aircraft from flying within 3 miles of major professional and college sporting events and any other large open air gathering. The Federal Aviation Administration's notice to pilots became effective at noon Thursday, said spokeswoman Laura Brown. The "no-fly zone" extends up to an altitude of 3,000 feet...
Angels end Mariners' winning streak (09/21/01)
SEATTLE -- Bengie Molina hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning as the Anaheim Angels beat the Seattle Mariners 6-3 Thursday night, ending a seven-game winning streak for the newly crowned AL West champions. Seattle (106-41), which clinched the division title Wednesday, kept five regulars out of their starting lineup...
Normalcy returns to sports, but in a peculiar way (09/21/01)
$$$Start jlitke It will feel familiar. And it won't. It will look familiar. And it won't. But that's not necessarily a bad thing. Beginning Thursday night and spilling over into the weekend, Americans return to fill up football stadiums in numbers that likely will make baseball blush. People will show up with their hearts in their throats, their eyes on the horizon and their minds still clouded by the terror of Sept. 11...
Wuhu 9/21 (09/21/01)
CHICAGO -- Several years ago, New York novelist and humor columnist Emily Prager heard the question a parent dreads: "Mama, where did I come from?" And since Prager's daughter, LuLu, had been adopted from China when she was about 7 months old, a full answer was probably more than a 4-year-old could have handled. For potential scariness, the birds and the bees have nothing on Chinese population control policies and child abandonment...
Learning more about Zelda Fitzgerald (09/21/01)
MOUNT VERNON, Ill. -- "Zelda By Herself," an exhibition of Zelda Fitzgerald's art, will be on display at the Mitchell Museum at Cedarhurst beginning Saturday, Sept. 22 and continuing through Nov. 11. Fitzgerald is best known as the wife of writer F. Scott Fitzgerald. "Zelda Defined," a series of historical programs to be presented at the museum, illuminates the times she lived in and the use of art to heal mental illness...
Actress Harper stays busy at 'a certain age' (09/21/01)
Valerie Harper is a WOACA and isn't afraid to say it. The acronym -- which stands for Woman of a Certain Age -- has been adopted as a battle cry by the former star of "Rhoda" and "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" as she enters her 60s. "I think it's a huge disservice to the young to say you're peaking at 22," she says. "You should know that it's going to become fabulous. Yes, your body is going to go south but the spirit doesn't age."...
Being Elvis is believing (09/21/01)
When Radford Ellis was trying to make a name for himself in music in the 1970s, the record companies all told him the same thing: He sounded too much like Elvis. Now, sounding like Elvis keeps Ellis in $1,200 jumpsuits. On Saturdays and Sundays, he performs as the 1970s Elvis at the Legends Blues Club on Beale Street in Memphis. Another singer covers the early years. During the week, Ellis sings "My Way" and other favorites by the King at nightclubs, corporate shows and festivals...
entertainment digest.2c (09/21/01)
Beatle Harrison predicted big hit The voices are familiar, and so is the sound of screaming fans. The British Broadcasting Corp. has retrieved an audio tape of the Beatles' 1963 live appearance on the BBC TV music show "Juke Box Jury," in which they give their opinions on the music of Elvis Presley and the Swinging Blue Jeans, a spokeswoman said Wednesday...
FedEx and Sears cancel sponsorship after comments (09/21/01)
LOS ANGELES -- FedEx and Sears pulled out as "Politically Incorrect" sponsors after host Bill Maher called past U.S. military actions "cowardly." Maher said Wednesday his comments were aimed at political leaders, not soldiers, and he defended his right to offer criticism in difficult times...
Paul Watkins (09/21/01)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Paul David Watkins, 43, of Dexter died Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2001, in Cape Girardeau County as a result of injuries received in an automobile accident. He was born Dec. 5, 1957, the son of Goldie Watkins DePriest and George Watkins. He married Karen McClard on Sept. 12, 1998, at Dexter. She survives...
James Keena (09/21/01)
PUXICO, Mo. -- James Edward Keena, 73, of rural Puxico died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2001, at his home. He was born March 16, 1928, at Wappapello, Mo., the son of Tom and Stella Smith Keena. He married Leta Williams on Oct. 29, 1955, at Puxico. She survives...
Clarence Bivens (09/21/01)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Funeral for Clarence Allen "Abe" Bivens of Perryville will be held at 2 p.m. today at Young and Sons Funeral Home. Art Hunt will officiate. Burial will be in Home Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until time of service...
Sylvia Bailey (09/21/01)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Graveside service for Sylvia Iretta Bailey of East Prairie will be held at 10 a.m. today at Dogwood Cemetery. R.L. Robinson will officiate. Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie is in charge of arrangements. Bailey, 79, died Monday, Sept. 17, 2001, at Baptist Hospital in Blytheville, Ark...
Tonya Goodin (09/21/01)
Tonya Gwen Goodin, 39, of St. Charles, Mo., died Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2001, at Troy, Mo. She was born Sept. 30, 1961, in Rockford, Ill., daughter of Clarence H. and Evelyn L. Bowers Carnell. She and Eddie Goodin were married Sept. 30, 1979, at Delta, Mo...
Jack Erwin (09/21/01)
ANNA, Ill. -- Jack E. Erwin, 76, died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2001, at Carbondale Nursing and Rehab Center. Crain Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.
Cecil Vandergraph (09/21/01)
Funeral for Cecil Carrie Vandergraph of Cape Girardeau will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at First Assembly of God Church. The Rev. Charles Lance will officiate. Burial will be in Fairmount Cemetery. Friends may call at Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel from 4:30-7 p.m. today...
Lottie Ellerbrook (09/21/01)
PARMA, Mo. -- Lottie May Ellerbrook, 97, of Parma died Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2001, at Sells Nursing Home in Matthews, Mo. She was born Jan. 12, 1904, in Blackford, Ky., daughter of Isaac Farmer and Sarah Tennessee Hopkins Burch. Ellerbrook moved to Parma in 1956. She had worked at Morgan's Dry Goods. She was a member of First Baptist Church and Order of Eastern Star...
Norman Haertling (09/21/01)
WITTENBERG, Mo. -- Norman M. Haertling, 74, of Wittenberg died Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2001, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 3, 1927, at Wittenberg, son of Edgar A. and Hertha G. Ruehling Haertling. He and Verna May Fuehler were married May 27, 1950...
Dale Walden (09/21/01)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Dale Walden, 67, of Thebes, Ill., died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2001, at Meridan Manor Nursing Home in Mounds, Ill. Born Oct. 25, 1933, in Thebes, he was the son of Clettes Earl and Julia Kelley Walden. A veteran of the Korean War, he also worked as an ironworker...
Irmabelle Keller (09/21/01)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Funeral for Irmabelle Keller of Sikeston will be held at 11 a.m. today at First United Methodist Church. The Rev. Sandra Schaller will officiate. Burial will be in Sikeston City Cemetery. Keller, 87, died Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2001, at Missouri Delta Medical Center...
James Klein (09/21/01)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- James A. "Jimmy" Klein, 39, of Olive Branch died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2001, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 27, 1961, in Cairo, Ill., son of John Roland and Rose Marie Spies Klein. He married Rebecca Louise Nix...
birthsfri.sr 9/21 (09/21/01)
Hampson Daughter to Mr. and Mrs. James Hampson of Herndon, Va., Columbia Restin Hospital in Restin, Va., 7:38 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17, 2001. Name, Clara Juliet. Weight, 5 pounds 11 ounces. Third child, first daughter. Mrs. Hampson is the former Jane Rutledge, daughter of Harley and Ruth Rutledge of Cape Girardeau. Hampson is the son of James and Sarah Hampson of Tallahassee, Fla. He is a sales engineer with Broadjump Inc...
Cape police report for 09/21/01 (09/21/01)
Cape Girardeau Friday, Sept. 21 ArrestsLeslie Elaine White, 20, 38 N. Hanover, was arrested Wednesday for stealing. Natasha Marie Hall, 18, 1110 S. Sprigg, was arrested Wednesday for stealing. Thomas Sigmund Grant, 20, 1110 S. Sprigg, was arrested Wednesday for stealing...
Cape fire report for 09/21/01 (09/21/01)
Cape Girardeau Friday, Sept. 21 On Wednesday, firefighters responded to the following calls:At 6:17 p.m., an extrication from a motor vehicle on Highway 25 At 8:36 p.m., an emergency medical service at 208 W. Cape Rock Drive. On Thursday, firefighters responded to the following calls:At 6:46 a.m., an emergency medical service at 1101 S. Pacific...
Out of the past 9/21/01 (09/21/01)
10 years ago: Sept. 21, 1991 Washington - Year-long struggle in U.S. Senate to save from elimination 1140th Combat Engineer Battalion at Cape Girardeau and other Missouri Army National Guard units ended in success yesterday; Senate Appropriations Committee approved measure that maintains nationwide structure and level of Guard forces in 1992 defense budget...
correction 9/21 (09/21/01)
The American Red Cross blood drive scheduled for today at Main Street Fitness in Jackson, Mo., has been canceled. A blood drive will be held today from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Three Rivers Community College in Poplar Bluff, Mo. Incorrect information about the schedule was included in Thursday's edition. The Southeast Missourian regrets the error...
Now is the time for stability (09/21/01)
Stocks are continuing to fall as investors remain jittery about the uncertainty of American retaliation for last week's terrorist attacks. The already volatile market reached some of its lowest levels in three years this week, and some say recession is a certainty...
Cardinal Baum's visit one of celebration, healing (09/21/01)
Cardinal William Wakefield Baum's visit to Cape Girardeau should have been a joyous occasion. It was the first of its sort for the local diocese, a cardinal wishing to celebrate his 50th anniversary of his ordination as a priest and 25 years as cardinal in the Roman Catholic Church...
prayer 9/21 (09/21/01)
O Lord, deliver us from the snares the wicked have set for us. Amen.
Must ask what Jesus would do (09/21/01)
To the editor: I am deeply struck and saddened by the loss of life on Sept. 11. My sadness would only be compounded if the United States' response resulted in further bloodshed, especially that of civilians. We must ask ourselves, "What would Jesus do?" Anyone who claims to be pro-life should work to find a response that protects innocent lives. While terrorism is a cancer, we must remove it with a scalpel and not a machete...