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Stories from Thursday, October 25, 2001

31 million immigrants live in U.S., says census (10/25/01)
WASHINGTON -- Roughly 8 million illegal immigrants live in the United States, early estimates from the 2000 census show, swelling the country's foreign-born population to more than 31 million people. More detailed figures are due from the Census Bureau next month, and a final count of the foreign born population will be released next year...
Cape County still waiting for flu vaccine to arrive (10/25/01)
Cape Girardeau County public health nurses are waiting for the more than 6,000 doses of flu vaccine they've ordered, while other county health departments in the area and Cape Girardeau's two hospitals already have conducted shot clinics. The supply of vaccine should arrive by early November, said Vicky McDowell, a registered nurse and the health center's communicable-disease coordinator. ...
Biggs found guilty in Scott City killing (10/25/01)
WAYNESVILLE, Mo. -- A Scott City, Mo., man was found guilty in the beating death of his cousin's lover by a jury Wednesday. Gary Wayne Biggs, 36, was found guilty of first-degree murder and armed criminal action in the killing of 57-year-old Willie Mae Vasquez, whose body was found Aug. ...
Speaker - U.S. attitude fuels ire (10/25/01)
America's insensitivity in foreign affairs fuels Middle East terrorists like those who launched the East Coast attacks last month, a former British lawmaker said Wednesday. Matthew Banks, a former member of Parliament who has served as a consultant to several Arab countries, told a crowd of more than 80 students at Southeast Missouri State University that the United States needs to be more sensitive to the concerns of Middle Eastern nations and other countries around the world...
Jingle Bell Run set Nov. 10 (10/25/01)
Hundreds of people will tie jingle bells to their shoe laces, don Santa hats and festive holiday costumes and line up outside West Park Mall on Nov. 10 for a 5K run or two-mile walk. Proceeds from the Jingle Bell Run, the first run of this kind in Cape Girardeau in more than a decade, will benefit the Arthritis Foundation...
University pays $11,000 in fines (10/25/01)
Southeast Missouri State University has paid an $11,000 fine stemming from a radiation spill in Magill Hall of Science that cost the school more than $1 million to clean up last year. School officials said the university paid the fine this month rather than appeal the penalty levied by the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Southeast had until Oct. 15 to pay the fine or appeal the punishment. The fine stemmed from a radiation spill in a safe involving the material, americium-241...
Dole confident United States will rise to the occasion (10/25/01)
Former U.S. senator Bob Dole said he's confident this generation will rise to the occasion and defeat terrorism. "You can never show what you're made of until you're tested," Dole said. Dole's speech was the keynote at Generations In Valor, a daylong event Wednesday honoring World War II veterans...
Inquiries about draft on the rise (10/25/01)
As the war on terrorism unfolds, many area draft boards report more people are inquiring whether the military campaign in Afghanistan will mean restoration of the draft. "I think a lot of people suspect that the draft is going to be reinstituted just because of what's been happening since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks," said John A. Adams of Kirkwood, who oversees 19 eastern Missouri draft boards...
Pastor to run marathon in Hawaii (10/25/01)
When Paul Short boards an airplane for Honolulu on Dec. 7, thoughts of walking along the sandy beaches or taking a swim in the warm Pacific waters won't be on his mind. The 58-year-old father of three and senior pastor at St. Andrew Lutheran Church in Cape Girardeau will be thinking about the 26.2-mile race he will take part in on Dec. 9 -- a distance equivalent to running from downtown Cape Girardeau to Oak Ridge High School...
Rust named to youth services board (10/25/01)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Jon Rust of Cape Girardeau has been appointed to the Division of Youth Services Advisory Board, which provides oversight for state juvenile facilities and programs. Rust said working with kids has always been high among his interests. He had previously taught weekly classes at the Cape Girardeau Community Center and also serves on the board of directors for the Area Wide United Way...
Region digest 10/25 (10/25/01)
Bluff family to be guest on 'Montel Williams' POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Friday's "The Montel Williams Show" will air a segment featuring a Poplar Bluff area family. "They wanted to do it like a morale booster -- like out of bad things, good things can happen," said Tracy Smith, who recently returned from filming the show in New York City with her family...
Cost of security measures since Sept. 11 attacks hits $760,000 (10/25/01)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- State security measures taken after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks have cost about $760,000, and the tab is guaranteed to rise, state officials said Wednesday. State government has beefed up security at its largest buildings, adding guards and metal detectors and requiring employees to get standardized identification badges...
Trail of Tears walk this weekend (10/25/01)
ANNA-JONESBORO, Ill. -- In a few years, historical groups will retrace the route Meriwether Lewis and William Clark took nearly 200 years ago when they explored the American West. Americans will celebrate. This weekend, others will retrace a different route with a sadder history...
Five indicted in immigration cases (10/25/01)
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Five people were indicted in federal court for allegedly violating immigration laws. The indictments were returned Wednesday and involve three unrelated cases, said Todd P. Graves, U.S. attorney for the Western District. In the first case, Sebastian Beltran-Bueno, 34, of Mexico was indicted on being in the United States after deportation. Authorities said Beltran-Buen was the co-driver of tractor-trailer rig at a Newton County weigh station...
Storm slams state (10/25/01)
ST. LOUIS -- Parts of eastern Missouri were hit with strong storms Wednesday, including at least two tornadoes. No injuries were reported. Tornadoes were reported near Union in Franklin County in south-central and Lithium in Perry County in Southeast Missouri. No one was injured, though roofs were reportedly blown off buildings, and power lines and trees were down...
Union vote set for nearly 2,000 state workers (10/25/01)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Nearly 2,000 state employees, including probation and parole officers and unemployment caseworkers, will get to vote next month on whether to join a union. The election, agreed upon Wednesday, will be the first since Gov. Bob Holden expanded union powers this summer through an executive order authorizing collective bargaining...
Two transportation commission slots filled (10/25/01)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Gov. Bob Holden has named a former St. Louis area Senate leader and the president of the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce to serve on the state transportation commission. Holden on Wednesday named former Senate President Pro Tem Bill McKenna, 55, and Springfield chamber president Jim Anderson, 52, to serve on the commission...
Six-foot soapy Uncle Sam head slips into museum (10/25/01)
WASHINGTON -- A six-foot head of Uncle Sam was carved in soap Wednesday inside the main entrance of the National Museum of American History. The sculpture was commissioned by Proctor & Gamble Co. as it made a donation of 120 years worth of Ivory soap advertisements to an effort by the museum to compile a record of U.S. ad history...
Police powers, economic stimulus bills pass House (10/25/01)
WASHINGTON -- While the House strongly approved legislation Wednesday to give police new search powers, an economic stimulus bill providing $100 billion in assistance passed by only two votes. "It officially shatters the myth of bipartisanship," said Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y...
Mail safety can't be guaranteed (10/25/01)
WASHINGTON -- Postmaster General John F. Potter said Wednesday he can't guarantee the safety of the mail, and he and other postal officials began suggesting Americans wash their hands after handling letters. Improved safety gloves and masks are being sent to mail workers as the Postal Service awaits next week's delivery of its first high-technology equipment to sanitize mail...
Early blizzard hits N. Dakota with deep snow (10/25/01)
FARGO, N.D. -- A freakishly early blizzard piled snow in drifts up to 2 feet high in North Dakota on Wednesday, closing schools and stranding drivers several weeks before people expected to break out the shovels and snowmobiles. Grand Forks had a record-breaking 10 inches of snow; the city's previous record for October was 8.2 inches in 1926...
FBI - No anthrax link yet to Sept. 11 attacks (10/25/01)
WASHINGTON -- The FBI has investigated 2,500 reports of possible anthrax exposure but has found no links yet between them and the Sept. 11 hijackings, bureau Director Robert Mueller said Wednesday. Telling the nation's mayors of the challenge facing his investigators, Mueller said the FBI is responding to every report of an anthrax attack even though the vast majority are hoaxes or false alarms...
Rumsfeld says bin Laden may get away (10/25/01)
Associated Press WriterWASHINGTON (AP) -- Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says the United States may not be able to catch terrorist Osama bin Laden even though he predicts the Taliban regime harboring him in Afghanistan will be toppled. "Yes, I think there will be a post-Taliban Afghanistan," Rumsfeld told USA Today. "That is easier than finding a single person."...
Ford settles ignition suit (10/25/01)
Associated Press WriterHAYWARD, Calif. (AP) -- Ford Motor Co. agreed Thursday to reimburse current and former owners for repairs on millions of cars and trucks prone to stall because of a flawed ignition system. The deal approved by a California judge could cost the automaker as much as $2.7 billion, according to an estimate from the plaintiffs. Ford attorney Richard Warmer disputed that estimate, without offering specifics...
Terror warming may have referred to anthrax mailings (10/25/01)
Associated Press WriterWASHINGTON (AP) -- An informant whose tip prompted the FBI to warn of an impending terror attack may have been speaking of the subsequent anthrax attacks that have kept the nation on edge, the FBI director says. Director Robert Mueller told the U.S. ...
Clinton's New York office gets package containing salmonella (10/25/01)
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Secret Service is investigating two vials containing salmonella that were sent to former President Clinton's office in Harlem. The agency said there is no connection to the anthrax scares. "This has nothing to do with the other mailings" that have spread anthrax in Washington, New York, New Jersey and Florida, Secret Service spokesman Jim Mackin said. Salmonella is a common food poisoning bacteria that rarely is deadly...
Ashcroft says every weapon will be used against terrorists (10/25/01)
Associated Press WriterWASHINGTON (AP) -- Attorney General John Ashcroft warned suspected terrorists Thursday that authorities will use every law and immigration violation to put them behind bars and to intercept their communications, even their unopened electronic and voice mail...
Section of Senate office building to be sealed off indefinitely (10/25/01)
Associated Press WriterWASHINGTON (AP) -- An entire portion of a Senate office building where anthrax was discovered last week will have to be sealed off indefinitely, Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle said Thursday. Daschle, D-S.D., told reporters that anthrax found Wednesday in a new location in that same Hart office building was just a trace amount. ...
Senate takes up anti-terrorism package (10/25/01)
Associated Press WriterWASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate is moving toward final approval of an anti-terrorism package giving police new powers to secretly search homes, tap telephone conversations and track Internet use despite warnings from human rights and privacy advocates that the legislation goes too far...
Orders for durable goods plunge by 8.5 percent (10/25/01)
AP Economics WriterWASHINGTON (AP) -- Orders to U.S. factories for big-ticket durable goods plunged in September for the fourth consecutive month. In another indication of deepening economic woes, the number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose last week to the second-highest level in nearly a decade...
Rumsfeld says military progress made in Afghanistan (10/25/01)
Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) -- Some progress has been made in the battle against Afghanistan's ruling Taliban, Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld said Thursday, and the United States still expects to get Osama bin Laden...
Mail handler at State Dept. center hospitalized with anthrax (10/25/01)
AP Science WriterWASHINGTON (AP) -- An employee at the State Department's remote mail facility in suburban Virginia is hospitalized with anthrax, a spokesman announced Thursday, the latest jolting evidence of a spreading campaign of bioterrorism against the United States...
Senate sends completed anti-terrorism legislation to Bush (10/25/01)
Associated Press WriterWASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate sent President Bush legislation Thursday giving police new and expanded powers to track, punish and detain suspected terrorists. The bill, sought five days after the hijacked airliner attacks in New York and Washington, was passed by the Senate on a 98-1 vote. The House passed it with overwhelming support on Wednesday and Bush is expected to sign it before the end of the week...
Stocks rebound in late rally (10/25/01)
AP Business WriterNEW YORK (AP) -- Buyers swooped back into the stock market late in Thursday's session, reversing a sharp decline as the passage of anti-terrorist legislation and a government stimulus package raised hopes for an economic recovery...
U.S. launches new task force to dry up money for terrorists (10/25/01)
Associated Press WriterWASHINGTON (AP) -- The Bush administration announced a new effort Thursday to isolate Osama bin Laden and other terrorists from their sources of funding, a key part of the nation's war against terrorism. In the latest initiative, dubbed Operation Green Quest, a special team of law enforcement people with financial expertise will investigate how terrorists move their money and where...
Explosion rocks Thai army arsenal; at least 17 dead (10/25/01)
Associated Press WriterPAK CHONG, Thailand (AP) -- Large explosions rocked a Thai army arsenal stocked with rockets and ammunition Thursday, killing 17 soldiers, injuring dozens and forcing the evacuation of a nearby town. Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra said the explosions, which destroyed at least eight of the 44 warehouses in the compound in northeastern Thailand, appeared to be an accident...
U.S. jets resume bombing raids over front lines north of Kabul (10/25/01)
JABAL SARAJ, Afghanistan (AP) -- U.S. jets resumed bombing raids over the front lines north of Kabul on Thursday, roaring through the skies over positions held by northern alliance fighters. The jets could be heard over this village about 30 miles north of the capital. It was the fifth straight day of bombardment in the region, after an unprecedented day of heavy U.S. strikes...
Russian navy removes remains of crew from wreck of Kursk (10/25/01)
Associated Press WriterMOSCOW (AP) -- Russian navy forensic experts began removing the remains of crewmen from the wreck of the Kursk nuclear submarine Thursday, and authorities said the bodies found so far could be identified by sight after 14 months in their frigid underwater tomb...
Britain begins military cutbacks to build on IRA's disarmament (10/25/01)
BELFAST, Northern Ireland -- In a quick response to the IRA's historic decision to begin disarming, Britain started demolishing two army watchtowers on Northern Ireland's border Wednesday. Northern Ireland Secretary John Reid said workers began dismantling towers on Sturgan Mountain and Camlough Mountain in the so-called "bandit country" of South Armagh, a region of high Irish Republican Army support bordering the Republic of Ireland...
Taliban fire on U.S. planes; bin Laden forces lose 22 fighters (10/25/01)
KORAK DANA, Afghanistan -- Taliban gunners fired missiles Wednesday at U.S. jets pounding the front line north of Kabul, the heaviest onslaught in four days of attacks there. Opposition commanders said they were bringing up fresh troops for a possible assault on the capital...
Turkish laws start working for women (10/25/01)
ANKARA, Turkey -- Under Turkish law, the man is head of the family and the woman must seek her husband's permission in order to work. But that could be history soon. Vying for membership of the European Union, Turkey is finally revising its 75-year-old civil code to advance women's rights. Parliament is scheduled to start debating a new draft code Wednesday, and the changes are expected to be voted on later this month...
Tourism could lose 9 million jobs (10/25/01)
GENEVA -- Nearly 9 million people in the slumping global tourism industry could lose their jobs in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the United Nations labor agency said Wednesday. In an 18-page report, the International Labor Organization said falling tourist numbers could mean the loss of 8.8 million jobs in the sector, which employs around 207 million people worldwide...
Local teams aiming high as postseason competition begins (10/25/01)
Cape Girardeau Central, ranked ninth in the state in Class 4A, and Notre Dame, second-ranked in Class 1A-3A, have enjoyed stellar seasons and both look to go deep into postseason play. But teams such as Jackson, Poplar Bluff, Sikeston and St. Pius will be working just as hard to gain a shot at playoff glory -- a chance to make a so-so season one to remember...
Sports digest 10/25/01 (10/25/01)
Bonds home run ball mired in litigation SAN FRANCISCO -- Barry Bonds' 73rd home run ball was caught in legal limbo Wednesday after a judge ordered the man who ended up with the record-setting ball not to sell it until an ownership dispute is settled...
SE soccer claims share of OVC title (10/25/01)
MARTIN, Tenn. -- Southeast Missouri State's women's soccer team claimed at least a share of the Ohio Valley Conference title Wednesday, knocking off University of Tennessee-Martin 2-0. The Skyhawks and Otahkians were scoreless until the 54:39 mark when Julie Wunderlich deflected a goal off UT-Martin goalkeeper Caryn Scheufler. Wunderlich's goal came off a Nicole Thiele assist...
District soccer schedule (10/25/01)
Class 4A, District 1(all games at Southeast Missouri State Intramural Field at Sprigg and Bertling unless noted) Monday's gamesNo. 4 Farmington vs. No. 5 Hillsboro, 1:30 p.m. at Farmington Tuesday's gamesNo. 2 Jackson vs. No. 3 Poplar Bluff, 5 p.m...
Otahkians figure to challenge OVC's best (10/25/01)
By Marty Mishow ~ Southeast Missourian Southeast Missouri State University's women's cross country team has had another strong year and the Otahkians hope they can turn in one of their better efforts of the season Saturday...
NBA team considers St. Louis (10/25/01)
ST. LOUIS -- The Charlotte Hornets are looking for a new home, and Savvis Center owner Bill Laurie apparently is looking into the possibility of bringing them here. At Laurie's invitation, Hornets co-owner Ray Wooldridge visited last week to discuss the possibility of moving to St. Louis. But it's not clear if Laurie, who also owns the NHL's St. Louis Blues, would allow an NBA team to play at Savvis unless he owns the team...
Yankees' Mussina well-prepared for Game 1 vs. Schilling (10/25/01)
NEW YORK -- Mike Mussina didn't know it at the time, but all those matchups earlier this year with Pedro Martinez, Greg Maddux and David Cone had a purpose. Mussina should be more than prepared for the type of low-scoring game everyone expects Saturday night when he faces 22-game winner Curt Schilling in the opener of the World Series for the New York Yankees against the Arizona Diamondbacks...
For Arizona's vetran players, success gets sweeter with time (10/25/01)
PHOENIX -- For the geezers who play for the Arizona Diamondbacks, success tastes sweeter with age. The National League champions are an oxymoron -- a new team with old players, many of whom are about to experience their first World Series. They seemed as giddy as Little Leaguers as they worked out Wednesday at Bank One Ballpark...
New 'D' built Ram tough (10/25/01)
ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Rams' defense, which allowed 29 points per game last year, keeps putting up tiny numbers. Across the board, the Rams (6-0) are dramatically improved. They're eighth overall, compared to 21st at this stage last year. They've given up only 38 points the last four games heading into Sunday's NFC West showdown with the New Orleans Saints, and they're tied for fifth in points allowed overall. They've yet to give up a point in the third quarter all season...
Study stirs debate on cause of Huntington's disease (10/25/01)
NEW YORK -- A surprising and provocative study of brain tissue from people with Huntington's disease will stir debate about how a defective gene causes the disorder -- and how to devise a treatment. About 30,000 Americans have HD, which generally appears between ages 30 and 45 and slowly hampers a person's ability to walk, think, talk and reason. Eventually, an affected person becomes totally dependent on others, and death usually follows from complications of the condition...
Striving to be examples (10/25/01)
PEORIA, Ill. -- Sam and Andy Conrad are your typical adolescents. Sam, 12, likes the computer and anything that allows him to "socialize" with friends. Andy, 15, is active in sports, playing tennis and ruling the house in ping pong. Both are "A" students...
All creatures great and small (10/25/01)
Oct. 25, 2001 Dear Pat, A van pulled up next to the park beside our house Sunday, deposited a tiny beagle and drove away. If you're going to abandon someone, perhaps grass softens the act. But I'm starting to wonder if word has gotten out that a woman who lives nearby escorts turtles across the road and brakes for butterflies...
Riverboat company files for bankruptcy (10/25/01)
The American Queen, one of three paddlewheelers cruising the Mississippi and Ohio rivers, won't be in Cape Girardeau as scheduled Nov. 16. The stop has been canceled. American Classic Voyages, which operates the Queens and other cruise vessels, has filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in Wilmington, Del...
Charles Eifert (10/25/01)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Charles L. Eifert, 69, of Jackson, formerly of Scott City, Mo., died Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2001, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Hope Easter (10/25/01)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Hope Easter, 76, of Charleston died Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2001, at her home. She was born July 12, 1925, in Camden, Tenn., daughter of Willie and Etleka Bomar Sterling. She and Jasper Easter were married Jan. 31, 1944. He died Aug. 23, 1996...
Madeline McKenna (10/25/01)
ANNA, Ill. -- Funeral for Madeline M. McKenna of Anna will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Edith's Catholic Church in Chicago. The Rev. Lawrence Maddock will officiate. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Evanston, Ill. Friends may call at the church after 10 a.m. Friday...
Sharon White (10/25/01)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Funeral for Sharon White of Olive Branch will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Trinity Assembly of God Church. The Revs. Carl Hester and Billy Don Heady will officiate. Burial will be in Olive Branch Cemetery. Friends may call at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill., from 5-8 p.m. Friday, and after 10 a.m. Saturday at the church...
Everett Warren (10/25/01)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Everett Warren, 84, of Tamms died Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2001, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 26, 1916, in Thebes, Ill., son of Scott and Martha Duff Warren. He and Ruby Pankey were married Aug. 7, 1937...
David Crown (10/25/01)
PULASKI, Ill. -- Funeral for David Crown of Pulaski will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery. Friends may call at Crain Funeral Home in Ullin, Ill., from 5-8 p.m. today, and Friday at the church after 11 a.m...
Raleigh Pence (10/25/01)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Raleigh Pence, 76, of Advance died Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2001, at Advance Nursing Center. He was born Feb. 9, 1925, in Wolfe County, Ky., son of Ealy E. and Manda Van Cleve Pence. He and Margaret McClain were married May 27, 1944, in Newport, Ky...
Mary Proffer (10/25/01)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Mary Ellen Proffer, 87, of Jackson died Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2001, at Monticello House. She was born Sept. 23, 1914, at Crump, Mo., daughter of Hezekiah and Lydia Ulrich Ervin. She and Otis Marion Proffer were married Feb. 6, 1936. He died June 2, 1975...
Alberta Sawyer (10/25/01)
Graveside service for Alberta Sawyer of Manassas, Va., formerly of Cape Girardeau, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Fruitland, Mo. The Rev. Bruce Pittman will officiate. Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements...
Gotthilf Tanz (10/25/01)
UNIONTOWN, Mo. -- Gotthilf A. "Mac" Tanz, 86, of Uniontown died Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2001, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 2, 1915, at Uniontown, son of Conrad and Katherine Villhard Tanz. He and Lorene Hopfer were married Oct. 3, 1948. She died Sept. 1, 1954...
Henry Fischer (10/25/01)
ALTENBURG, Mo. -- Funeral for Henry Fischer of Altenburg will be held at 2 p.m. today at Young and Sons East Perry Chapel. The Rev. Ronald Paseur will officiate. Burial will be in Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetery in Altenburg. Fischer, 88, died Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2001, at PerryOaks Manor in Perryville, Mo...
Emil Probst (10/25/01)
Emil A. Probst, 81, of Cape Girardeau, died Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2001, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel.
Births 10/25/01 (10/25/01)
Kelly Son to Tim and Christy Kelly of Fairview Heights, Ill., formerly of Cape Girardeau, Belleville Memorial Hospital in Belleville, Ill., 8:26 a.m. Tuesday, July 24, 2001. Name, Conner Levi. Weight, 7 pounds 6 ounces. Second son. Mrs. Kelly is the former Christy Stanford, daughter of Patty Stanford of Dexter, Mo., and Lawrence and Judy Geary of Aquilla, Mo. Kelly is the son of Tom and Patsy Kelly of Cape Girardeau. He is employed at Ecolab...
Cape police report 10/25/01 (10/25/01)
Cape Girardeau Thursday, Oct. 25 ArrestsCheryl Lynn Thomas, 21, 49 Green Acres, was arrested Tuesday for failure to appear. Brenda Kay Drerup, 40, Jackson, Mo., was arrested Tuesday for stealing from Schnucks, 19 S. Kingshighway. Adam Jason Crigger, 144 S. West End Blvd., was arrested Wednesday for probation violation...
Cape fire report 10/25/01 (10/25/01)
Cape Girardeau Thursday, Oct. 25 Firefighters responded to the following calls Tuesday:At 4:19 p.m., an emergency medical service at 1964 Big Bend. At 8:12 p.m., an emergency medical service at 931 Jefferson. At 10:22 p.m., a vehicle fire at 800 S. Ellis...
Out of the past 10/25/01 (10/25/01)
10 years ago: Oct. 25, 1991 Local support for Proposition B has edged up during past two weeks, according to Southeast Missourian survey; poll of 123 registered voters showed that of those with definite opinion, 65 percent support measure; two weeks ago, 61 percent supported ballot issue; Proposition B is tax-and-reform package for education...
Correction 10/25/01 (10/25/01)
The Southeast Missourian incorrectly reported in Sunday's police report that Brad S. Clark, 103 S. Broadview, was issued a summons. It should have said that Clark's speakers were stolen. The Southeast Missourian regrets the error.
University's Cuba program is unique offering (10/25/01)
A study program being put together by Southeast Missouri State University will offer students a chance to do something many Americans would like to do but can't: spend a few weeks visiting Cuba. Americans are effectively barred from traveling to the communist island by regulations that prohibit them from spending money there...
David Beeson - Loss leaves a big void (10/25/01)
The death of David Beeson leaves a void in the two communities in which he spent his lifetime and provided legal counsel. Beeson, the city attorney for Perryville, Mo., where he was raised, and Jackson, Mo., where he made his home, died Oct. 10, 2001. He also represented the Jackson School District...
Speak Out A 10/25/01 (10/25/01)
Abide by the law I'M CALLING about the Speak Out comment about the police motto and the fact that they give tickets to people who run stop signs and stoplights. If you know what a stoplight means, then do what it says, and you'll have no reason to complain. The lights and signs are laws. The police are enforcing the laws. If you don't abide by them, then you should get a ticket and fine...