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Stories from Friday, November 2, 2001

Livestock auctions 11/2/01 (11/02/01)
Fruitland Livestock FRUITLAND, Mo. -- Fruitland Livestock Auction Tuesday. Receipts, 488; Last week, 564; Last year, 582. Compared to Last week feeder quality steers sold steady and quality heifers sold steady to 3.00 lower, however 50 Percent of the offering was rather poor quality. ...
Neighbors harvest friend's beans (11/02/01)
Good friends willingly lend a helping hand. Great friends throw in six harvesters and a half-dozen trucks. Bob Nitsch, a former president of the Missouri Farm Bureau and an area farmer, has some great friends. When an illness hospitalized Nitsch recently, he was worried about 130 acres of soybeans in the Diversion Channel area...
People talk 11/2/01 (11/02/01)
Author King rewards five writers for their stories NEW YORK -- Five storytellers are the winners of the Stephen King "On Writing" contest. "On Writing," a memoir by King released last fall, encouraged readers to send him writing samples. No cash prizes were offered, but on Thursday the winners got their names, and their work, posted on King's Web site...
Safety first even on a budget (11/02/01)
When Cape Girardeau police officers responded to a near riot in 1999, their equipment was outclassed by smaller police agencies on the scene. Officers claim that at least one patrolman's injuries could have been prevented had he been wearing riot gear when he was hit in the head with a brick...
City may stabilize Marquette, bill owner (11/02/01)
Another missed deadline by the Marquette Hotel owner left city officials ready to make the 73-year-old building safe and then bill the owner for any work done. "We're going to figure out what it takes to secure the building so that it does not pose any danger to people who come close to it," said Mayor Al Spradling III. "We have the ability to do that and then tax bill the property."...
National Weather Service launches new wind chill formula (11/02/01)
You may not be as cold as you think you are this winter. A new formula for calculating wind chill was launched this week by the National Weather Service. It provides a more accurate, understandable and useful formula for evaluating potential danger from the combined effects of wind and cold, said David Blanchard of the National Weather Service at Paducah, Ky...
Hundreds pack Show Me Center for yearly showcase (11/02/01)
The "Showcase Roundup at the OK Corral" will have better than OK proceeds to help pay for medicine for needy patients, organizers say. The Thursday event at the Show Me Center was expected to draw 900 ticketholders and raise around $13,000 for the Southeast Missouri Hospital Foundation. ...
Guard needs more troops, general says (11/02/01)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Missouri National Guard lacks sufficient manpower to indefinitely carry out the additional duties placed on it by the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the state's adjutant general said Thursday. Brig. Gen. Dennis Shull said the Guard is fully capable of carrying out the missions it has been asked to perform in recent weeks, but the increasing demands being placed upon it will at some point require an upgrade in troop strength...
Police seek suspect in Sikeston shooting (11/02/01)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Police are searching for a 19-year-old Sikeston man in connection with a shooting that left another man in critical condition Thursday. Adrian Jones of 229 S. Scott is charged with first-degree assault, armed criminal action and unlawful use of a weapon following the discovery of a bleeding, 20-year-old man at 407 Dorothy Wednesday evening...
Roads panel looks to south (11/02/01)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission is going south. If you live in southern Missouri, that's probably a good thing. Gov. Bob Holden's two recent picks for the panel both hail from the lower half of the state. The governor will have another vacancy to fill in December and is strongly considering a Bootheel man for the post...
Holden says Feds bungled waste shipment (11/02/01)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Gov. Bob Holden has accused the U.S. Energy Department of breaking agreements on the shipment of nuclear waste through Missouri earlier this year and raised security concerns in light of terrorist attacks. In a letter to Energy Secretary Spencer Abraham, Holden asked the department to rethink shipping radioactive waste through Missouri, specifically through densely populated areas...
Global debt item at service (11/02/01)
Angie Dunlap wants to make sure enough people know how vast the global debt crisis is so they can take action. Global debt keeps people in Africa, Asia and Latin America from reaching their potential, she said. Dunlap has helped coordinate an ecumenical worship service at 9 a.m. today at First Presbyterian Church in Jackson, Mo. Dr. Bob Polack, a professor at Southeast Missouri State University, will speak at the service...
Sports editor beaten to death (11/02/01)
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Kent Heitholt, sports editor for the Columbia Daily Tribune, was beaten to death in his newspaper's parking lot early Thursday after he lingered to feed a stray cat. Witnesses described at least two attackers, but could not identify them, said police Capt. Eric Meyer. There were no immediate arrests...
Court upholds Clinton library plan (11/02/01)
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The Arkansas Supreme Court upheld the city's method of seizing land for the Clinton Presidential Library on Thursday, eliminating the last legal roadblock in the way of construction. The court, in a 6-0 decision with one abstention, said a Little Rock landowner failed to prove that the $200 million library and archive complex wouldn't be a park as the state defines it...
Terrorists may be targeting West Coast's major bridges (11/02/01)
LOS ANGELES -- The FBI has alerted law enforcement agencies in eight Western states that it has unconfirmed information that terrorists may be targeting suspension bridges on the West Coast. The Justice Department confirmed the warning Thursday after California Gov. Gray Davis said law enforcement officials had "credible evidence" that four California bridges, including the Golden Gate, may be the target of an attack...
Rumsfeld - More special forces 'cocked and ready' to infiltrate (11/02/01)
WASHINGTON -- The United States is working to land hundreds more clandestine warriors in Afghanistan to intensify pressure on the Taliban, Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld said Thursday. Rumsfeld said the extra troops are crucial to U.S. efforts to improve the bombing campaign by pinpointing targets and coordinating with opposition forces. He mentioned no specific number but said he hoped for a three- or fourfold increase from the current number, which is between 100 and 200...
Consumers cut spending to lowest level in 15 years (11/02/01)
WASHINGTON -- Jarred by terror attacks, consumers put away their wallets and credit cards as spending dropped by the largest amount in almost 15 years. Manufacturing plunged, too, as evidence increased that economic fallout from the attacks pushed the country into recession...
Anthrax spores spread to Missouri, Indiana (11/02/01)
WASHINGTON -- The fear of anthrax spread to the Midwest on Thursday with a preliminary finding of contamination at a Kansas City postal facility. Investigators established a link between the death of a woman in New York and more than a dozen cases of the disease elsewhere in the country...
Emerson sides against Bush, Republicans (11/02/01)
WASHINGTON -- Missouri Republican Rep. Jo Ann Emerson sandwiched her workday between two important calls: one from the president, the other from the attorney general, both seeking to change her mind about voting to make every airport screener a federal employee...
Warplane escort (11/02/01)
ROMULUS, Mich. -- Fighter jets led a Northwest Airlines plane bound for Minneapolis from Washington, D.C., to Detroit instead due to a security risk Thursday. A television station reported a threatening note was found in a magazine by a passenger.
House OKs aviation security bill (11/02/01)
WASHINGTON -- The House passed aviation security legislation Thursday after rejecting a Senate version that would have turned airport screening operations over to federal employees. The vote was a major victory for the White House and its Republican allies...
Microsoft, DOJ reveal terms of antitrust settlement (11/02/01)
Associated Press WriterWASHINGTON (AP) -- Offering an end to their epic legal battle, the Justice Department and Microsoft Corp. asked a judge Friday to approve a settlement of antitrust charges that would set new rules for the nation's hard-hit technology industry...
Jobless rate jumps to 5.4 percent in October (11/02/01)
Associated Press WriterWASHINGTON (AP) -- The nation's unemployment rate soared to 5.4 percent in October, the biggest one-month jump in more than 21 years, providing the most dramatic evidence yet that economic fallout from the terror attacks probably pushed the country into recession. A massive 415,000 jobs were eliminated during the month...
Firefighters protest plan to reduce workers at WTC site (11/02/01)
Associated Press WriterNEW YORK (AP) -- Several firefighters scuffled with police Friday during a protest against a plan to scale back the number of workers searching for bodies at the World Trade Center site. "Mayor Giuliani, let us bring our brothers home," read one sign at the rally near the World Trade Center site where 343 firefighters and 23 New York City police officers were lost Sept. 11...
Bush says war in Afghanistan unraveling bin Laden's network (11/02/01)
AP White House CorrespondentWASHINGTON (AP) -- A defensive President Bush said Friday the war in Afghanistan is unraveling the al-Qaida terrorist network and he chastised critics who are clamoring for more action. "This is not an instant gratification war," he said...
FBI says questions about hijackers' identities are resolved (11/02/01)
Associated Press WriterWASHINGTON (AP) -- The FBI has resolved questions about the identities of the 19 hijackers involved in the Sept. 11 attacks and has discovered places outside the United States where the conspiracy was planned, FBI Director Robert Mueller said Friday...
Peres, Arafat lunch with Mubarak and Aznar (11/02/01)
Associated Press WriterPOLLENSA, Spain (AP) -- Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat and Israeli Foreign Minister Shimon Peres met Friday at an economic conference, the first high-level contact between the two sides in more than a month. The two were joined by Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and Spanish Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar for lunch at the start of the conference...
5 Bosnian Serbs convicted of war crimes in Omarska camp trial (11/02/01)
Associated Press WriterTHE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- Five Bosnian Serbs were convicted Friday of war crimes and sentenced to prison terms of up to 25 years for murder and torture at a prison camp in Bosnia. Judge Almiro Rodrigues of the U.N. war crimes tribunal told the men they had all known about or participated in rape, murder and persecution at the camp as part of a "widespread, systematic system of camps" intended to wipe out the non-Serb population in Prijedor...
Trimble defeated as head of N. Ireland's unity government (11/02/01)
Associated Press WriterBELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) -- David Trimble narrowly failed to be re-elected as leader of Northern Ireland's unity government Friday, a result that threatens the Catholic-Protestant coalition at the heart of the province's 1998 peace accord...
B-52s pound Taliban headquarters (11/02/01)
Associated Press WriterJABAL SARAJ, Afghanistan (AP) -- B-52 bombers pounded the front line north of Kabul on Friday in one of the strongest attacks yet, blasting a Taliban field headquarters. Opposition forces said the bombing appeared directed by U.S. forces on the ground...
U.S. Embassy in Iran opens for public tours (11/02/01)
TEHRAN, Iran -- The first "spy den" tour moved into the inner sanctum: down the hall, through the vault door, past 22-year-old graffiti denouncing America. "And here is the chamber where they plotted against Iran," the guide said Thursday, pointing to racks of outdated U.S.-made telecommunications consoles and rows of Teletype machines. "It's a very secret place."...
Letters in Pakistan, India test positive for anthrax (11/02/01)
Associated Press WriterKARACHI, Pakistan (AP) -- Pakistan's largest newspaper evacuated some of its editorial offices after a letter tested positive for anthrax, one of two new overseas cases reported Friday. In India, the health secretary of a western state said Friday that powder found in an envelope in a government office tested positive for anthrax and would be examined further...
Class 2A Final Four (11/02/01)
at Warrensburg, Mo. Today Round-Robin Schedule 9 a.m. -- Hermann (28-7-1) vs. Fair Grove (28-3-2) 9 a.m. -- Notre Dame (27-8-1) vs. Kansas City St. Pius X (29-5-2) 11 a.m. -- St. Pius X vs. Hermann ...
High school football - Tonight's games (11/02/01)
CHARLESTON (7-2, 2-0 CLASS 2A, DISTRICT 2) AT SCOTT CITY (3-6, 1-1) Last week: Charelston 39, Grandview 6; Crystal City 38, Scott City 8 Last year: Charleston 34, Scott City 21 Charleston coach Brent Anderson: "I think the kids are ready to play. ...
Tigers Knight-ed champions (11/02/01)
A few big plays and a few minor adjustments spelled victory for the Cape Central Tigers Thursday night. The Tigers claimed their second consecutive Class 4A, District 1 championship with a 26-9 victory over Farmington at Houck Stadium. Monroe Hicks caught two touchdown passes and ran for another, while Marcus Klund ran for 148 yards and one touchdown on 21 carries as Central did pretty much what it wanted offensively...
Huge crowd expected (11/02/01)
Extra bleachers have been brought in and a few more police officers will be in attendance for more security in anticipation of a huge crowd for tonight's football game between Jackson and Poplar Bluff at Jackson Stadium. Tonight's game should draw the biggest crowd of any high school football game this season in Southeast Missouri...
Jackson, Bluff clash for district title (11/02/01)
This game has been on the minds of Jackson's football players since last November. This week, it was even on their chests. With the date 11-02-01 embroidered or scrawled across some of the Indians' T-shirts, there was no hiding the magnitude of tonight's game in Jackson's locker room this week...
Notre Dame girls take shot at 2A state title (11/02/01)
"This year we're going, period." Those were the words of Notre Dame volleyball coach Helen Payne at the outset of the season, on her team's chances of going to state. Well, they're going. Notre Dame (27-8-1) reached the Class 2A Final Four with a hard-fought 15-8, 16-14 quarterfinal win over Bismarck to earn the right to advance to the state tournament in Warrensburg, Mo...
Otahkian spikers fall to EIU (11/02/01)
CHARLESTON, Ill. -- Eastern Illinois moved into a first-place tie in the Ohio Valley Conference volleyball standings as the Panthers rolled past visiting Southeast Missouri State University 30-27, 30-23, 30-22 Thursday night. The Panthers, 16-6 overall, are 10-2 in the OVC, the same record as Tennessee-Martin. Southeast, 12-12 overall, remained in fourth place at 8-6...
Otahkians to begin exhibition schedule (11/02/01)
Southeast Missouri State University women's basketball coach Ed Arnzen is anxious to finally see his team against some outside competition. And Arnzen won't have to wait long. The Otahkians will tip off their two-game exhibition schedule tonight with a 7 o'clock contest at the Show Me Center against St. Louis Goldstar, a squad made up of former collegiate players...
Jeter adds dramatic HR to his postseason resume (11/02/01)
NEW YORK -- He already is a Yankee great -- right now, a very banged up Yankee great. For Derek Jeter these days, it's tape up the shoulder, tape up the hip, tape up the foot, pack ice around so many body parts that he looks like a creature from a horror film...
NASCAR makes aerodynamic changes to eliminate packing (11/02/01)
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. -- A brainstorming session between NASCAR and team representatives Thursday produced aerodynamic rule changes designed to eliminate dangerous pack racing before next year's Daytona 500. The two-hour meeting, held at Joe Gibbs Racing headquarters and attended by about 80 drivers, crew chiefs and car owners, was called by NASCAR for teams to voice their complaints about racing at Daytona and Talladega...
World Series ratings up for Game 4 (11/02/01)
NEW YORK -- The most exciting game of this World Series was also the most watched. Fox's broadcast of the New York Yankees' 4-3 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Derek Jeter's 10th-inning homer Wednesday night in Game 4 drew a 15.8 national rating and 27 share...
Central Jr. High girls split games (11/02/01)
Cape Central's eighth-grade girls basketball teams split games with Egyptian, Ill., Wednesday night. Central's 'A' team fell 31-22, while the 'B' team prevailed 30-28. Kate Caughlin led the 'A' team (1-5) with eight points, while Lauren Loftis scored a team-high eight for the 'B' team (2-1)...
Tkachuk's quick goals send Blues to 4-3 win (11/02/01)
ST. LOUIS -- Keith Tkachuk ended a five-game goal drought when he scored twice in a span of 33 seconds in the second period as the St. Louis Blues beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 Thursday night. Chris Pronger had three assists and Brent Johnson, who shut out the Colorado Avalanche Wednesday night, made 30 saves...
Jordan nets 31 for Wizards (11/02/01)
ATLANTA -- Michael Jordan resembled His Airness more than His Oldness. Jordan scored 31 points in Game 2 of his latest comeback and showed he hasn't lost the winning touch, leading the Washington Wizards to a 98-88 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Thursday night...
Yankees work magic again (11/02/01)
NEW YORK -- Another jolt of midnight magic, another stunning World Series win for the New York Yankees. Scott Brosius saved the Yankees with a two-out, two-run homer in the ninth inning, then Alfonso Soriano singled home the winning run in the 12th early Friday to give New York a 3-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks and a three games-to-two edge...
Astros hire Williams to fill manager vacancy (11/02/01)
HOUSTON -- Jimy Williams was quick to accept the Houston Astros' offer to manage the club -- and sidestep a question about the team's playoff woes under Larry Dierker. Williams, fired by the Boston Red Sox in August, became the Astros' 13th manager Thursday, a day after agreeing to a three-year contract with general manager Gerry Hunsicker...
To get action, start with man who drives biggest bulldozer (11/02/01)
As you know by now, I like to tell other people how to do their jobs. Just look at all the excellent advice I've given the city. I think you will all agree that the roundabout is a tourist magnet today because of my timely and subtle pointers. And surely you see how I straightened out the orange-barrel mess. ...
Evening of art (11/02/01)
Mark Rospenda spends his days working for a Chicago design company. At night the former cartoonist makes fine art, including works in many media, sculpture and large-scale pieces. That pursuit has led to his first solo show, "Works from the Basement," opening Friday, Nov. 2 at the Lorimier Gallery in Cape Girardeau...
Fans eagerly await Harry Potter's U.S. movie debut (11/02/01)
Howard Katz, a 75-year-old dentist in Manhattan, can't wait until mid-November. Neither can 11-year-old Anna Harris in Utah. Years and miles apart, they share one thing: They're readers who are wild about Harry Potter. And they're eagerly awaiting the movie version of the boy wizard's first adventure...
Dorothy Aden (11/02/01)
ANNA, Ill. -- Dorothy Pearl Aden, 91, of Anna died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2001, at Jonesboro Healthcare Center in Jonesboro, Ill. She was born Dec. 30, 1919, at Cobden, Ill., daughter of Otto and Nora Barred Fear. She and Cletus Aden were married Oct. 30, 1938, in Cape Girardeau. He died June 13, 1958...
June Ruff (11/02/01)
JACKSON, Mo. -- June Ruff, 91, of Hattiesburg, Miss., died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2001, at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Eugene Scholz (11/02/01)
Eugene Scholz of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2001. McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
Ruth Baur (11/02/01)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Ruth Baur, 89, of Bryan, Texas, died Thursday, Oct. 25, 2001, at Sherwood Healthcare in Bryan. She was born in Green County, Ky., daughter of Daniel and Leanna Williams. She married Dr. Paul S. Baur, who preceded her in death. Baur was formerly of Cairo, and was active in community affairs. The family moved to Texas in 1960. She moved to Bryan in 1964 and was assistant pharmacist at St. Joseph's Hospital until retiring in 1987. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church...
Ruth Stokes (11/02/01)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Ruth Pearl Stokes, 87, died Saturday, Oct. 27, 2001, at Perryoaks Manor in Perryville. Born Jan. 10, 1914, in Lumberton, N.C., she was the daughter of Malcom and Nellie Burchfill Wiggins. She was married to Glen Stokes. She was a homemaker...
Debra McGrath (11/02/01)
GODFREY, Ill. -- Debra Jean McGrath, 47, of Godfrey died Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2001, at her home. She was born Aug. 4, 1954, in Elco, Ill., daughter of Donald E. and Vera J. Burns Bridges. McGrath was a caretaker with Home Health Services in Godfrey. Survivors include her parents of Godfrey; two sons, Shane Makczak of Jerseyville, Ill., Timothy Woodrome of Granite City, Ill.; a brother, Billy Bridges of Glen Carbon, Ill.; and a grandson...
Lloyd Carroll (11/02/01)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Lloyd "Duke" Carroll, 77, of Chaffee died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2001, at Sikeston Convalescent Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born Sept. 5, 1924, at Chaffee, son of James Edward and Amanda Marie Willie Carroll. He and Patricia Louise Ussery were married Sept. 9, 1957...
Wilma Miller (11/02/01)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Wilma Miller, 89, of Advance died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2001, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 3, 1912, in Advance, daughter of Elmer and Adaline Hitt Sullinger. She and Marvin Miller were married Sept. 16, 1933, at Jackson, Mo. He died Aug. 5, 1988...
Tony Marshall Sr. (11/02/01)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Tony Dion Marshall Sr., 37, of Poplar Bluff died Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2001, at Three Rivers Health Care North Campus. He was born May 9, 1964, in Pocahontas, Ark., son of Ralph and Patsy Floyd Marshall. He and Donna Sue Bledsoe were married May 2, 1997...
Christopher Quinn (11/02/01)
Christopher Quinn, 36, died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2001, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete under the direction of McCombs Funeral Home.
Ellis Waldman (11/02/01)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Ellis Philip Waldman, 76, died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2001, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are under the direction of Ponder Funeral Home.
Tenna Henning (11/02/01)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Tenna Kaye Henning, 37, formerly of Jackson, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2001, at her home in Collierville, Tenn., after a courageous battle with cancer. She passed peacefully, surrounded by family and friends. Visitation will be Saturday, Nov. 3, between 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson...
Births 11/2/01 (11/02/01)
Fritsche Daughter to Joshua Greg and Charlene Fay Fritsche of Perryville, Mo., Southeast Missouri Hospital, 8:15 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, 2001. Name, Emily Elizabeth. Weight, 7 pounds 3 ounces. Second daughter. Mrs. Fritsche is the former Charlene Schuessler, daughter of Charles and June Schuessler of Uniontown, Mo. She is assistant vice president of Perry County Savings Bank. Fritsche is the son of Willard and Kate Fritsche of Perryville. He is owner of Fritsche Plumbing and Heating...
Cape fire report 11/2 (11/02/01)
Cape Girardeau Friday, Nov. 2 Firefighters responded to these calls Wednesday:At 3:28 p.m., a vehicle accident cleanup at Bloomfield and Park. At 5:26 p.m., a false alarm at 1909 Broadway. At 7:53 p.m., a medical assist at 510 N. Fountain. At 8:47 p.m., an illegal burn at Delwin and Melrose...
Cape police report 11/2 (11/02/01)
Cape Girardeau Friday, Nov. 2 ArrestsCory Danon Hodges, 32, 3002 Themis, was arrested Wednesday for assault. Trisie Ann Egson, 46, 212 S. Lorimier, was arrested Wednesday for contempt of court. Latish Mawonda Woods, 22, 2834 Independence, was arrested Wednesday for stealing...
Out of the past 11/2/01 (11/02/01)
10 years ago: Nov. 2, 1991 Twenty-eight candidates endure Phoenix Agility Test, hoping to be selected for three positions with Cape Girardeau Fire Department; among other things, candidates have to deliver 50 blows with six-pound hammer, crawl through maze of wooden rafters that resembles attic, drag 200 feet of 2 1/2-inch fire house 200 feet, carry 70-pound box up two flights of stairs and back down again, and drag 140-pound sandbag 120 feet...
No solutions for highways? Why not? (11/02/01)
The grim overview of Missouri's highway funding situation presented this week in Cape Girardeau by Barry Orscheln from Moberly, Mo., a member of the Highways and Transportation Commission, was sobering. But it also further compounded some of the misunderstandings many Missourians -- and, obviously, commissioners whose task it is to unravel this mess -- have about the situation...
State chamber clarifies its link to highway group (11/02/01)
To the editor: I read with interest your editorial, "Rural highways need funding assurances." In that editorial, you mention the Missouri Chamber of Commerce was a member of the organization Transport Missouri. While the chamber was a member of the organization last year, and we continue to partner with the group when appropriate, the Missouri chamber will not be a member of the organization this year...
Former renter's bill leaves son without water (11/02/01)
To the editor: My son lives in a small town in Southeast Missouri, and his water service has been turned off. The man in charge of reading of the meter stated that a renter before my son owed a bill and that my son had to pay that bill before the water could be turned back on...
Something needs to be done about changing the time (11/02/01)
To the editor: My husband and I read Joe Sullivan's column about the time changing back and forth. We agree. Leave it one way or the other. Do you know how this could be done? We wish someone could get it passed. It would really stop a lot of aggravation...
Speak Out A 11/02/01 (11/02/01)
Location, location IN JIM Drury's Sunday article, he said, "I believe an expansion should take place on the existing campus for economic and student convenience." I must have this wrong. Wasn't it the Drurys who fought so long and hard to have the Show Me Center built on I-55 out by their property?...