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Stories from Sunday, October 28, 2001

Purdue prof to speak on world war at Riddle lecture (10/28/01)
Purdue University professor Randy Roberts will discuss World War II at the second annual Veryl L. Riddle Distinguished History Lecture at Southeast Missouri State University. The lecture is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7 in the University Center Ballroom. The event is free and open to the public...
Cape officials look at ways to meet growing city demands (10/28/01)
During Cape Girardeau's budget presentation last year, the fire department asked for a new fire truck. The police department asked for two more patrol officers. Airport officials said they needed a security fence. The city council said no. Those weren't the only rejections. Each year increasingly brings more needs than money, city officials say, leaving each department head with a long list of things they say they need but are told the city cannot afford...
Kasten selected to serve on prescription commission (10/28/01)
State Sen. Peter Kinder has selected former state Rep. Mary Kasten of Cape Girardeau to serve on the special commission for the Senior Rx Program. The commission is being appointed to help low-income senior citizens with the cost of prescription medication...
'Frasier' becomes dad with surrogate mother (10/28/01)
LOS ANGELES -- "Frasier" star Kelsey Grammer is a new dad. Grammer and his wife, Camille, welcomed their healthy, 8-pound, 5-ounce daughter, born to a surrogate mother, on Wednesday. The baby is named Mason Olivia, said Grammer's publicist, Stan Rosenfield...
New water district on November ballot (10/28/01)
Submitted photo The Scott City Historic Preservation Society hosted a Hobo Jamboree, Friday, October 26 and Saturday, October 27 as a fundraiser for the Scotty City Historic Preservation Museum Fund. The Jamboree was a ghostly murder mystery performed by the Scott City Players. ...
Small earthquake hits New York City area (10/28/01)
NEW YORK -- A minor earthquake shook the New York City area early Saturday, rattling the nerves of some residents still jumpy in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. A magnitude-2.6 earthquake hit under Manhattan around 1:42 a.m., said Dr. John Ebel, director of the Weston Observatory at Boston College, which monitors seismic activity in the Northeast...
Southeast brief urges court to side with city (10/28/01)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Southeast Missouri State University has weighed into the legal battle between the city of Cape Girardeau and businessman Jim Drury over the university's proposed River Campus. The Missouri Supreme Court has agreed to decide if lower courts were correct in tossing out a voter-approved tax increase to help fund the project because the city ordinance that put the proposal on the ballot was faulty. The court is expected to hear oral arguments in the matter in January...
Girl Scouts hold book drive (10/28/01)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Girl Scouts collected and donated 70 new books to the Jackson Public Library Saturday as part of Make a Difference Day. Saturday was the 11th annual Make a Difference Day. Each year, Make a Difference Day, sponsored by USA Weekend Magazine and its carrier newspapers, encourages people to look around their community and see what needs to be done...
Ballot has few issues on it (10/28/01)
Voters in the Perryville School District will decide the fate of a tax hike on Nov. 6 while voters in the city of Miner will determine if the position of police chief should be changed from an elected position to an appointed one. The Perryville issue is the only measure on the ballot in Perry County. The Miner election is the only one in Scott County. Both measures require simple majorities to pass...
Land company makes tenants fly the flag (10/28/01)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Anyone leasing land from Lincoln Land Development Co. better be flying a clean, untattered American flag. If not, company spokeswoman Eileen Montgomery is going to let them know about it. Flying the flag is a requirement for more than 50 businesses that lease from Lincoln in two business parks. And it's Montgomery's job to check up on them...
Cities hope for the best, prepare for the worst (10/28/01)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Emergency planning in Missouri's biggest cities has taken on a new urgency since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, and the anthrax attacks since. "I think we're as ready as we can be," St. Louis Emergency Management Commissioner Michael T. Sullivan said. But, "Something like New York? No, I don't think anybody can handle that, right from the get-go."...
State downplays rumors of mountain lion attacks (10/28/01)
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- The Missouri Department of Conservation is practicing animal rumor control lately, trying to squelch stories of mountain lions roaming Boone County. But a veterinarian who has run a practice in Columbia for 32 years is convinced that the big cats -- also known as pumas, cougars, panthers and painters -- are roaming the mid-Missouri county...
There's nothing scary about Frankenstein, Mo. (10/28/01)
FRANKENSTEIN, Mo. -- For a town named so ominously and timely for mid-October, the scene is rather bucolic and not the least bit scary: leaves of bright orange and red flutter in the sunlight along a winding road leading to this small German Catholic community...
Some want voters to show photo ID (10/28/01)
ST. LOUIS -- Some state officials think voters shouldn't just sign in when they go the polls in Missouri; they want them to be required to show a photo ID as well. A spokesman for Secretary of State Matt Blunt outlined the proposal in St. Louis on Friday, calling for all voters to show photo identification before they cast ballots. Currently, polling-place judges can ask to see identification, but they aren't required to do so...
Firefighter still going strong after 50 years on the job (10/28/01)
EAST HAZEL CREST, Ill. -- In his youth, a "giant" cop haunted William Vallow and his pals. The cop told Vallow to stay in his own town, and he was right. That was where he found his career as a firefighter and a home to raise four daughters. Choosing a path to follow...
Woman stops car thief with bleach (10/28/01)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A 72-year-old woman says a man who tried to steal her car made a big mistake. After she bopped him on the head with jars of laundry detergent and bleach, he was stunned long enough for a passer-by to hold him for police. Philip Ramphal, 34, of Kansas City, was charged with first-degree attempted robbery in connection the incident outside a coin-operated laundry...
Drop in air travel could hurt Illinois' small airports hardest (10/28/01)
CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Williamson County Regional Airport officials are counting their customers with particular care these days. The slump in air travel nationwide that followed the Sept. 11 attacks has meant the number of people who boarded the Marion airport's four daily TWA flights to St. Louis dropped nearly in half from August to September, said airport manager Doug Kimmel...
Holden hopes for federal aid with security (10/28/01)
Gov. Bob Holden said the money to increase homeland security is currently coming out of existing state budgets and he hopes the federal government will be able to help ease the load soon. Holden spoke to about 200 of his fellow Democrats at the Cape Girardeau County Central Democratic Committee Fall Festival Saturday night. The festival raises money for Democratic candidates...
Residents oppose plan for hog farm (10/28/01)
FARLEY, Mo. -- A plan to more than double the number of pigs at a hog farm near this western Missouri community has drawn strong opposition from some people concerned about the smell and the impact on environment and property values. But the farmers say the operation they have in mind would not create odor problems and state officials say that because there would be no waste discharged from the hog barns, water quality problems are not likely...
Terror attacks bring changes in FBI focus (10/28/01)
WASHINGTON -- With more than one in three FBI agents tracking terrorism tips, many local law enforcement officials worry that the investigation will divert attention from traditional FBI pursuits. FBI Director Robert Mueller acknowledges the challenge...
Lawmakers make terror insurance outline for future (10/28/01)
WASHINGTON -- The Bush administration and key lawmakers have drawn up the outlines of a government aid package that would help the insurance industry withstand future terrorist attacks. They hope to introduce legislation next week. Under the proposal, the industry would finance the first $10 billion in payments following a future attack, and the government would pay 70 percent to 90 percent of costs after that, an administration official said Saturday. The exact percentage remains to be decided...
Few places prepared for bioterrorism (10/28/01)
WASHINGTON -- Spotting bioterrorism early can be crucial to preventing its spread, but few cities have even crude systems in place to identify the first patients. Three weeks into the anthrax scare, doctors are on alert for signs of it. But a future biological attack using a different germ could go undetected until it's too late...
Mail handler buried while search for bacteria widens to busines (10/28/01)
The Postal Service buried a mail handler killed by anthrax -- the second funeral in two days -- while the search for the bacteria widened Saturday to thousands of businesses in Washington and 30 mail distribution centers. Authorities worried that there might be a second anthrax-laced letter, or more, not yet discovered...
Remains of strangler exhumed (10/28/01)
PHILADELPHIA -- An autopsy began Saturday on the exhumed remains of the confessed Boston Strangler in an attempt to identify his killer and possibly prove his innocence in the notorious murders. The body of Albert DeSalvo was exhumed from his Massachusetts grave Friday and transported to a forensic laboratory at York College in central Pennsylvania...
Vet removes 1-pound liver stone from iguana (10/28/01)
CLARKSTON, Mich. -- Osiris the iguana had a big problem -- about the size of a softball -- but a veterinarian saved the lucky lizard's life. The 6-year-old green iguana weighed 5 pounds when her owner took her to Dr. Howard Schwartz, a small-animal veterinarian with a specialty in reptiles and amphibians. After he removed a stone from the lizard's bladder on Tuesday, she weighed 4 pounds...
Soldiers in slums (10/28/01)
Many U.S. military families living in housing provided by the armed services have a beef with their landlord. Long-neglected upkeep is a nagging, daily aggravation -- and policymakers and even commanders say it also lowers morale and hurts re-enlistment...
Tennessee factory churns out candy corn for season (10/28/01)
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- Edmund Pyrz describes the candy pieces coming out of a cooler as looking like soldiers -- row up on row, just in time for Halloween. Pyrz, the manager of Brach's Confections Inc.'s Chattanooga plant, has spent the last 39 years making candies of all kinds -- and breathing the workplace aromas of cooking sugars and fruits...
'Hell' inside Kursk sub, offical says (10/28/01)
MOSCOW -- Charred and rusting cavities littered with torn metal shards are all that remains of the compartments where commanders and most of the crew the Kursk were at their posts when explosions sank the nuclear submarine, investigators said Saturday...
Taliban front lines hit; missile goes awry (10/28/01)
JOM QADAM, Afghanistan -- In what witnesses called the heaviest such strikes of the air campaign, U.S. warplanes staged a daylong assault Saturday on Taliban front lines in the north of Afghanistan. However, Britain's Sky News television reported one of the U.S. missiles went awry and struck a village behind anti-Taliban opposition lines. A family of 10 was missing and 20 people, all but one civilians, were injured, Sky News reported...
Israel suspends withdrawal from two West Bank towns (10/28/01)
BETHLEHEM, West Bank -- Israel suspended a planned withdrawal from two West Bank towns Saturday after it said Palestinian gunmen fired on its soldiers. A Palestinian was killed in one clash, bringing the death toll to 38 in Israel's weeklong occupation that prompted a U.S. rebuke...
Pakistani Muslims go to holy war (10/28/01)
In buses and trucks, pickups and vans, more than 5,000 people rolled out of a northeastern Pakistan village Saturday morning, bound for the Afghan frontier and vowing to fight a holy war against the United States. Hundreds were reported crossing into Afghanistan over rugged mountains by Saturday evening, Pakistani border police said...
In Kabul- Snapshots from a city under siege (10/28/01)
KABUL, Afghanistan -- A black truck rumbles through the rocket-ruined streets of the Afghan capital, the hulking anti-aircraft gun it carries sheathed in a black tarpaulin. If this day is like the ones before it, the tarp will come off in the evening when bombardment by U.S. jets resumes -- and Taliban anti-aircraft guns once again come to life...
African fights brew between army, tribes (10/28/01)
AGASHA, Nigeria -- Moses Mbaissa fled his home after an attack by fighters from a rival tribe. He took refuge in another town only to find more bloodshed. Soldiers were gunning down unarmed villagers. A longtime conflict between ethnic Tivs and Jukuns has heated up in recent weeks, with tribal fighters hacking off the limbs of women and children and burning villages...
Jon Mark Thompson hones his skills for Cape Central (10/28/01)
Head swiveling, eyes surveying. The fluid, easy stride, the impeccable ball control. A quick feint, a turn, then "pow", a perfectly timed pass or shot. Jon Mark Thompson, Cape Central's all-state soccer player, has a style that is unmistakable. "He didn't come up with those skills by accident," said Cape Central coach Tom Doyle of his senior midfielder. "He's worked extremely hard to get better."...
ND advances to Final Four (10/28/01)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Notre Dame volleyball coach Helen Payne talked it. And her Lady Bulldogs walked it. Notre Dame fulfilled Payne's preseason prediction that the Lady Bulldog would make it to the Final Four as they captured wins in both the Class 2A sectional and quarterfinal rounds Saturday at Bloomfield High...
Notre Dame breezes into district final 8-0 (10/28/01)
Top-seed Notre Dame, second-ranked in the state in Class 2A, outclassed fourth-seed Windsor 8-0 in a semifinal game of the Class 1A-3A, District 1 playoffs at Notre Dame's Harry Crisp Field Saturday. The Bulldogs dominated play throughout, spending the majority of the contest in Windsor's end of the field...
Jackson, M. Heights fall in quarterfinals (10/28/01)
ST. LOUIS -- Jackson High's volleyball team defeated University City 15-4, 15-4 in the sectional round, then fell to Cor Jesu 15-3, 15-6 in the quarterfinal match Saturday at Seckman High School. "They're a pretty tough team," Jackson coach Nancy Ellis said. "They have a strong line. We went in kind of tentative, but we gave them a good game in the second game."...
Individuals, Kelly boys advance to state meet (10/28/01)
P Jackson and Cape Central fail to qualify as teams, but each will send four runners. ST. LOUIS -- Jackson and Cape Central competed in the Class 4A sectionals at Jefferson Barracks Park Saturday with mixed results. Jackson will be represented by two boys, Josh Minson (14) and T. J. Humphrey (20), and two girls, Nicole Fadler (16) and Carol Koenig (18)...
Nebraska halts OU streak (10/28/01)
LINCOLN, Neb. -- Eric Crouch scored on a 63-yard trick play as third-ranked Nebraska beat No. 2 Oklahoma 20-10 Saturday to snap the Sooners' 20-game winning streak. The defending national champion Sooners were No. 1 in the Bowl Championship Series ratings, one spot ahead of the Cornhuskers, entering Saturday...
Paterno passes by Bear Bryant (10/28/01)
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Joe Paterno spent the last three months saying his chase for the major college victory record was no big deal. Now that he's got it, he's changing his tune. "You never think it's going to be a big deal until it happens like this, with this many people," Paterno said Saturday after his Nittany Lions rallied from an 18-point deficit to beat Ohio State 29-27. ...
Missouri tumbles to Simms, Texas (10/28/01)
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Missouri didn't stop Chris Simms for long. Simms passed for four touchdowns and ran for a fifth as No. 7 Texas recovered from a frustrating start to beat Missouri 35-16 Saturday. He has thrown 12 touchdown passes with one interception the last three weeks...
Dismal first half proves too much for SE to overcome (10/28/01)
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. -- Southeast Missouri State University football coach Tim Billings could only shake his head over the Indians' dismal first-half performance that led directly to their 41-21 loss at Tennessee Tech Saturday afternoon. Asked whether the opening two quarters comprised his team's worst first half of the season, Billings didn't have to ponder long...
Otahk soccer captures its first OVC title (10/28/01)
Thanks to a 1-0 Murrary State loss to Tennessee Tech Saturday, the Southeast Missouri State soccer Otahkians claimed their first Ohio Valley Conference regular-season championship in their three-year history. Southeast (14-1 overall, 4-0 OVC) will be the host of the OVC Tournament on Nov. 9-11...
Tech assures SE of red year (10/28/01)
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. -- Southeast Missouri State University's football team saw its hopes of the program's first winning season since 1994 end here Saturday afternoon by a Tennessee Tech squad that handed the Indians their most lopsided loss of the campaign...
Senators hand Blues 4-1 loss (10/28/01)
OTTAWA -- Daniel Alfredsson scored three goals and added an assist as the Ottawa Senators beat the St. Louis Blues 4-1 Saturday night. Alfredsson registered his third career hat trick by scoring three times in the third period as the Senators won their second consecutive game...
Edwards overtakes Love in 3rd round (10/28/01)
PINE MOUNTAIN, Ga. -- Maybe Joel Edwards might not have to wait so long for his second victory. Edwards, who needed 316 tournaments to win for the first time on the PGA Tour, defied chilly, windy weather to shoot a 7-under-par 65 Saturday in the third round of the Buick Challenge...
Rams hope to finally get to 7-0 (10/28/01)
ST. LOUIS -- About this time last year, speculation about an unbeaten season began for the St. Louis Rams. Coach Mike Martz, in a 6-0 start to his first season that was about to go sour, knew the answer was an emphatic no way. Not with that horrible defense...
Arizona rips Yankees 9-1 in Game 1 (10/28/01)
PHOENIX -- Curt Schilling and his Arizona crew made the New York Yankees look like bumbling World Series rookies. In a startling opener, the three-time champion Yankees completely broke down at Bank One Ballpark, making it easy for Schilling and the Diamondbacks to romp 9-1 Saturday night...
Bluff to test nerves of Jackson faithful (10/28/01)
After nine weeks of play, the season for several area high school football teams has come down to just one game. Win and they advance to the playoffs. Lose and they put up their gear for the year. That's the situation facing a couple of notable local squads in particular who just happen to be 2-0 in district play and are gearing up for other 2-0 clubs in winner-take-all finales this week...
Julia Child receives award from the Culinary Institute (10/28/01)
HYDE PARK, N.Y. -- In an assembly hall at the Culinary Institute of America packed with cheering students, Julia Child was presented with a unique award, a "lifetime achievement award," the first such honor the CIA has ever bestowed on anyone. "We have given her all the other awards we have to give," President Ferdinand Metz said Tuesday making the presentation to the food-world luminary they referred to as La Grande Dame of American cooking...
Wealth of whodunits (10/28/01)
Running into an old friend can be a pleasant surprise. But it isn't for Ben Hartman. On vacation in Switzerland, Ben, an American investment banker, crosses paths with college friend Jimmy Cavanaugh, who promptly produces a pistol and tries to shoot him...
Halloween books have the recipe for fun (10/28/01)
The green-faced, auburn-haired, world-famous Cackle Cook is feeling the pressure of preparing a Halloween meal. So she calls upon her companion Igor to help find the ingredients needed for her fabulous monster stew, in "Cackle Cook's Monster Stew" by Patricia Rae Wolff...
Wacky Hair Day doesn't top history's bad hair days (10/28/01)
Schooling is a great thing. It gives you a chance to show off your wacky hair. At least that's what happened at Becca's and Bailey's elementary school, where Friday was Spirit Day and Wacky Hair Day all rolled into one. Throw on a shirt sporting the school district's Tiger mascot and tease your hair to death, and you too can fit right in with the elementary school kids...
Alma Enderle (10/28/01)
NEW HAMBURG, Mo. -- Alma Laura Enderle, 82, of New Hamburg died Saturday, Oct. 27, 2001, at Jackson Manor in Jackson, Mo. She was born March 4, 1919, in New Hamburg, daughter of Michael and Heneritta Linhart Bucher. She and Paul Peter Enderle were married June 5, 1943, in Kelso, Mo. He died April 4, 1963...
Nellie Pfeifer (10/28/01)
STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo. -- Nellie E. Pfeifer, 98, of Ste. Genevieve died Friday, Oct. 26, 2001, at Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital. She was born Nov. 4, 1902, in Oak Ridge, Mo., daughter of Ben and Mollie Bowers Malone. She and Clell R. Pfeifer were married Sept. 11, 1951. He preceded her in death...
Audie Sullivan (10/28/01)
Audie Lee Sullivan, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Oct. 26, 2001, at Ratliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 10, 1920, at Sage, Ariz., daughter of Johnny and Elizabeth Mynatt Wammack. She and Adrian Sullivan were married Nov. 13, 1946, at Paragould, Ark. He died Oct. 25, 1981...
Mary Bock (10/28/01)
Mary E. Bock, 96, of St. Marys, Mo., died Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2001, at the Chateau Girardeau Health Center. She was born Jan. 25, 1905, in Dorrance, Kan., daughter of John and Elizabeth Harrington Casey. She and Lorrin Bock were married Jan. 12, 1937, in Ellinwood, Kan. He died Jan. 5, 1985...
Richard Forehand (10/28/01)
ANNA, Ill. -- Richard Lee Forehand, 54, of Altus, Okla., formerly of Jonesboro, Ill., died Friday, Oct. 26, 2001 at his home. He was born June 10, 1947, son of Sherman Lee and Pearl Ollie Simms Forehand. He and Judith Blaney were married in 1965. She died April 23, 1997. He and Dee Jay Powell were married Aug. 20, 1998, in Las Vegas...
Alene Wulfers (10/28/01)
Alene Pauline Wulfers, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Oct. 27, 2001, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born April 28, 1918, in Kelso, Mo., daughter of Emil and Dora-Welter Dohogne. She and James F. Wulfers were married April 7, 1947, at St. Mary's Cathedral in Cape Girardeau...
Barbara Unterreiner Stern (10/28/01)
HERNDON, Va. -- Barbara Unterreiner Stern of Herndon, Va., after a difficult battle with cancer, passed away Thursday, Oct. 25, 2001, at her residence. She was born May 11, 1951, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., to Bertha Schnurbusch Unterreiner and the late Clemens J. Unterreiner...
Nicholas Schwach (10/28/01)
Nicholas Schwach, 77, of Chaffee, Mo., died Saturday, Oct. 27, 2001, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangement are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Births 10/28/01 (10/28/01)
Daughter to Robert Leon and Jolene Marie Held of Perryville, Mo., Southeast Missouri Hospital, 8:05 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2001. Name, Kayle Elizabeth. Weight, 8.2 pounds. Second daughter. Mrs. Held is the former Jolene Farris, daughter of Goldie Farris of Gerald, Mo., and Charlie Farris of Cuba, Mo. ...
Doberenz-Wienstroer (10/28/01)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Amy Denise Doberenz and James Francis Wienstroer were married Sept. 15, 2001, at Washington Park. The Rev. John Millanps Jr. performed the double ring ceremony. Parents of the bride are Edie Doberenz of Jackson and Kenneth Doberenz of Perryville, Mo. The groom is the son of Mary Wienstroer of Labadie, Mo., and Francis Wienstroer of Eureka, Mo...
Williams-Blattel (10/28/01)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Melissa Williams and Christopher R. Blattel were married Sept. 29, 2001, at Guardian Angel Catholic Church in Oran, Mo. The Rev. John Harth performed the ceremony. Organist was Mary Jansen. Vocalists were Melissa Thele, Barbara Macke, Jennifer Brotherton and Jill VandeVen...
Hyden-Stuart (10/28/01)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Phan Amanda Jerrusia Hyden and Lcpl. Christopher Dean Stuart were married in an outdoor ceremony Sept. 22, 2001. The Rev. Day performed the double ring ceremony at the home of Matt and Lisa Girard of Manassas, Va., uncle and aunt of the groom...
Ford-Grimm (10/28/01)
Jaimi Kegan Ford and Daniel John Grimm were married Aug. 4, 2001, at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. The Rev. Daniel R. Schulte performed the double ring ceremony. Readers were Lisa Hanewinkel and Laura Steigerwald of St. Louis, cousins of the groom; and Julie Hoffman of Cape Girardeau...
Johnston-Davis (10/28/01)
JACKSON, Mo. -- First General Baptist Church was the setting April 21, 2001, for the wedding of Amanda Nichole Johnston and Robert Gene Davis. The Rev. Luther Rhodes performed the double ring ceremony. Zachery Shane and Joyce Ann Johnston of Jackson are parents of the bride. The groom is the son of Judy Oberts of Cape Girardeau and Jimmy Davis of Sandoval, Ill...
Cobb-Anderson (10/28/01)
Christina Joy Cobb and Jonathan David Anderson were united in marriage June 9, 2001, at Cape Bible Chapel. Chris Riser of Newhall, Calif., performed the double ring ceremony. Pianist was Shane Steck and violinist was Mindy Hoffman, both of Cape Girardeau. ...
Kopf-Zimmerman (10/28/01)
Jennifer Renee Kopf and Paul Kenneth Zimmerman exchanged vows June 9, 2001, at Centenary United Methodist Church. Dr. Clayton L. Smith performed the double ring ceremony. Reader was Harold Thielen of Cleveland, Ohio, uncle of the groom. Harpist was Chadie Fruehwald and organist was Nancy Hilty, both of Cape Girardeau. Soloists were Robyn Hosp of Jackson, Mo., and Eddie Baeb of Chicago...
Clingingsmith-Newell (10/28/01)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Donald and Sue Clingingsmith of Sedgewickville announce the engagement of their daughter, Sandy Dawn Clingingsmith, to Todd Jason Newell. He is the son of Leslie and LaVerne Newell Sr. of Jackson, Mo. Clingingsmith is a 1994 graduate of Meadow Heights High School at Patton Mo., and attended Stage One the Hair School. She is employed at JCPenney Styling Salon in Cape Girardeau...
Herndon-Bruhl (10/28/01)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Herman and Carolyn Lucey of Jackson announce the engagement of their daughter, Penny Herndon, to George Bruhl, both of Benton, Mo. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bruhl of Jackson. Herndon is a licensed practical nurse. She is attending Southeast Missouri Hospital College of Nursing to be a registered nurse...
Huthsing-McCullough (10/28/01)
JACKSON, Mo. -- JoAnn Huthsing of Brentwood, Mo., and Mr. and Mrs. Jerry McCullough of Jackson announce the engagement of their children, Karen Sue Huthsing and Jarod Lance McCullough. Huthsing is also the daughter of the late John Huthsing Jr. Huthsing is a graduate of Brentwood High School, and received a bachelor of science degree in management from National Louis University. She is office manager at Chemical Interchange Co...
Wilson-Morse (10/28/01)
Charles and Lisa Wilson of Cape Girardeau announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Wilson, to Nathaniel Morse. He is the son of the Rev. and Mrs. Randy Morse of Scott City, Mo. Wilson is a 2001 graduate of Central High School. She is employed at Angels Aware Child Care Center...
Newells to celebrate 40th (10/28/01)
KELSO, Mo. -- Mr. and Mrs. David Newell of Kelso will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary with a family dinner today. Newell and Anna Bottom were married Oct. 28, 1961, in Elco, Ill. He is superintendent at Kelso C-7 Schools in New Hamburg, Mo. She is a secretary at Bethel Assembly of God Church in Cape Girardeau...
Greens married 60 years (10/28/01)
Mr. and Mrs. James "Jay" Green of Cape Girardeau recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. They were honored with a surprise dinner Oct. 7 at the home of a granddaughter, Pamela Myers of Cape Girardeau. Green and Mabel Maevers were married Oct. 10, 1941...
Fire 10/28/01 (10/28/01)
Cape Girardeau Sunday, Oct. 28 Firefighters responded to the following calls Saturday:At 1:42 a.m., emergency medical service at 200 S. Middle. At 4:28 a.m., emergency medical service at 624 Boxwood. At 7:31 a.m., carbon monoxide alarm at 1059 Patricia...
Cape police 10/28/01 (10/28/01)
Cape Girardeau Sunday, Oct. 28 DWIMarla Stoker of 627 Penny was arrested Friday for driving while intoxicated. ArrestsCurtis Branham of Millersville was arrested Friday for probation violation. TheftA wallet was reported stolen Friday at 416 S. Kingshighway...
Out of the past 10/28/01 (10/28/01)
10 years ago: Oct. 28, 1991 City motorists will soon have new high-tech eye watching them; Cape Girardeau Police Department is installing its first mobile video camera in one of its patrol cars; camera will primarily be used for department's weekend, driving-while-intoxicated patrol...
Tax is wrong, not downtown project (10/28/01)
In response to reports to the contrary, neither I nor Midamerica Hotels Corp. has an objection to the seminary project as a Southeast Missouri State University-sponsored program, although I believe any expansion should take place on the existing campus for economics and student convenience. In time, a meaningful project should be developed on the seminary grounds which would vitalize and promote the downtown area...
S. Lee Kling gets accolades for service to state, nation (10/28/01)
A side benefit of service in public office is the great friendships you can develop over the years, including those that cross party lines. This is about one of those. S. Lee Kling is a national figure in the Democratic Party, at home in these lofty precincts since the mid-1970s. ...
State must defer to federal estate-tax ruling (10/28/01)
The Missouri Supreme Court last week issued an important ruling on the subject of estate taxes. The court ruled that taxpayers exempt from federal estate taxes should also be exempt from similar state taxes. Tuesday's decision overturned a ruling of an administrative hearing commission. It will force the Missouri Department of Revenue to change the way it calculates estate taxes...
Veterans, students find common ground (10/28/01)
The daylong celebration known as Generations in Valor has now come and gone, leaving in its wake a tremendously positive legacy for our entire region. Students from as far away as Pemiscot County and the Fox School District in Arnold attended in large numbers, soaking up the patriotism, the military lore and the contact with veterans and military recruiters alike...
River Campus is being forced on the taxpayers (10/28/01)
To the editor: I am outraged after reading in the Missourian about the man in Sikeston donating big money to the River Campus project. If he wants to make better use of his money, may I suggest he use it in his own town instead of our town, where the majority of the people don't want the River Campus in the first place...
Americans don't need a lobbyist for Arab views (10/28/01)
To the editor: The comments made by Matthew Banks at a Southeast Missouri State University forum must not stand unchallenged. "If you don't pay heed to it, you end up having airliners crash into the World Trade Center," Banks said. So if we do not desire terrorist acts brought against our nation, we should be more attuned to the needs and desires of the terrorists. The logic within that statement is self-condemning...
Seeking money for charity isn't exactly neighborly (10/28/01)
To the editor: It amazes and aggravates me when I receive a note in my mailbox from a neighbor asking me to support a favorite charity of the neighbor's choosing. Before a neighbor chooses to collect money this way for a cause, no matter how worthy, consider this:...
Speak Out 10/28/01 (10/28/01)
No more acceptable WHY DO these callers think that something that was trash in the 1950s isn't today because it is 2001? If the passage of years makes things acceptable, then all the child molesters from the 1950s need to be made saints. Poor notification...