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Stories from Wednesday, December 26, 2001

Invalid petition forces council hopeful Reutzel out of race (12/26/01)
An invalid petition has bounced Cape Girardeau City Council candidate George Reutzel from the April 2 general election, leaving former community police officer Charlie Herbst to become the next Ward 2 councilman. City manager Michael Miller said Monday that Reutzel's petition was invalid because of the 60 signatures submitted six were from people not registered to vote and 13 were not from Ward 2...
Parochial education a matter of values (12/26/01)
Catholic education has been a part of Southeast Missouri since 1818, when St. Vincent's seminary opened in Perryville. For years, Catholic school students were taught by nuns wearing black robes and habits, not lay teachers wearing sweaters and dress pants...
Like others, area family misses son on holiday (12/26/01)
YOUNT, Mo. -- Sharon Unterreiner spent Christmas day like thousands of mothers around the country: thinking about her son who is overseas serving in Operation Enduring Freedom. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Shohn Lorenz, Unterreiner's 21-year-old son, is aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt halfway around the world...
Traditional baby names aren't so common anymore (12/26/01)
They considered Russell. Then they thought about Caleb. Russell and Amy Grammer even contemplated naming their new baby John. But they already had a son named Jacob and that would complicate things. "When we called our kids, we'd be yelling John, Jacob," said Russell Grammer. "Just like the nursery rhyme, John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt. We couldn't get pass that."...
Thebes man dies in accident (12/26/01)
THEBES, Ill. -- A Thebes man was fatally injured in a three-vehicle accident on Route 3 south of Gale, Ill., Monday. Illinois State Police identified the victim as Keith D. McHarry, 35, who was driving a pickup truck that was struck by a car driven by Greg Johnson, 22, of Mounds, Ill...
Music academy names composition contest winners (12/26/01)
Four students in the Southeast Missouri Music Academy have won top honors in the Music Teachers National Association Composition Contest. The winners are Tara Craven, Steffan Troxel and Katie Lakner, all of Jackson, Mo., and Catherine Goeke of Cape Girardeau. They advance to regional competition in January in Columbia, Mo. Winners there advance to the national competition...
Catholic school staff (12/26/01)
Fewer nuns are teaching in Catholic schools in the area. 2001-2002 1991-1992 Cape Girardeau County four schools St. Mary's Elementary none 1 sister St. Vincent de Paul Elem. none none Immaculate Conception Elementary none 1 sister Notre Dame High School 1 brother 1 priest, 2 sisters...
Passenger traffic at KCI Airport down again (12/26/01)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Passenger traffic at Kansas City International Airport was down again in November, the third consecutive monthly decline over the previous year since the Sept. 11 suicide hijackings, the Kansas City Aviation Department said. The number of passengers arriving at and departing from KCI in November was 856,454, a 15.2 percent drop from November 2000, the department's newly released figures show...
Porch a welcome place for those in need (12/26/01)
SAVANNA, Ill. -- For nearly 20 years, 71-year-old Anna Delp and her 72-year-old husband, Dick, have gathered donated food, clothing and other items to share with the needy. The Delps give it all away from the porch of their home, which they leave unlocked so people can come in and take what they need, no questions asked. By appointment, the Delps also will let people look for needed items in their basement...
Noel leaders stunned by charges Tyson Foods smuggled workers (12/26/01)
NOEL, Mo. -- City leaders were stunned by news that Tyson Foods Inc. executives face charges of smuggling illegal workers into the country to work at plants, including one in this southwest Missouri town. But many residents say it's about time the company -- which has lured hundreds of Hispanics to the town of about 1,500 people along the Arkansas border -- stands accused...
Liberty, Mo., woman's lost Christmas money returned (12/26/01)
The Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A little honesty combined with some seasonal generosity have saved the holiday for a Liberty family. A friend had recently given Deborah Trillin $1,000 to pay a few bills and buy Christmas presents for her three children. To Trillin, who lost her job in September, it was a sign that her luck was changing...
Donations from New York help fill stockings (12/26/01)
NEVADA, Mo. -- New Yorkers -- many saying they wanted to return the generosity bestowed on them after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks -- helped fill the stockings of 400 children in this southwest Missouri county of 20,500 people. In the weeks before Christmas, the Vernon County Ambulance District had struggled to reach its $5,000 goal for the annual toy drive. While donations were low, demand for toys was high...
Illinois gambling thriving despite struggling economy (12/26/01)
CHICAGO -- There appears to be at least one sure bet in the current economic downturn: People will keep gambling. Despite hard times elsewhere, local casinos and the Illinois lottery are raking in money hand over fist. Through November, Illinois casinos earned $93 million more than during the same time last year, an increase of 6 percent. And despite the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, September and October revenue was up 3 percent from a year ago...
Study bolsters germ's link to MS (12/26/01)
CHICAGO -- A common virus may increase the risk of developing multiple sclerosis, new research suggests, bolstering evidence linking the nerve disorder with the Epstein-Barr germ. Harvard University research-ers found that women whose blood contained significant levels of antibodies to the Epstein-Barr virus were four times more likely to develop multiple sclerosis than women without high levels...
Chicago police seek woman who took toddler (12/26/01)
CHICAGO -- Chicago police were searching on Christmas Day for a woman who they believe kidnapped a 16-month-old girl from a Greyhound bus station in downtown Chicago. The child's mother, 21-year-old Marcella Anderson of Milwaukee, was at the Greyhound bus station Monday night with her two daughters. A woman befriended Anderson and offered to give the three a ride to Milwaukee...
Missouri congressional delegation looks to 2002 (12/26/01)
WASHINGTON -- Even without the Sept. 11 attacks, Missouri's fortunes changed profoundly in 2001, both within the state's delegation to Congress and in the business interests they safeguard. A power shift in the narrowly divided Senate pushed freshman Democrat Jean Carnahan into the majority and veteran Republican Sen. Kit Bond into the minority...
Duds may be deadly legacy (12/26/01)
WASHINGTON -- In war, there are smart bombs, dumb bombs and duds -- ones that land with a thud, then lay silently until picked up by a curious child or disturbed by a farmer's hoe. The war has been winding down in Afghanistan in recent weeks, but a new generation of unexploded ordnance will be its deadly legacy, killing and maiming civilians in a nation where amputees already are a common sight...
U.S. forces watch hospital shootout (12/26/01)
WASHINGTON -- U.S. troops in Afghanistan watched a shootout between the terrorist fighters and anti-Taliban forces, military officials said. Eight al-Qaida fighters battled Afghan tribal forces Monday at a hospital in the former Taliban stronghold of Kandahar. American special forces soldiers were watching the action because U.S. officials might want to interrogate some of the al-Qaida members, Pentagon spokes-man Lt. Col. Ken McClellan said Monday...
GOP quietly acknowledges Daschle's skill (12/26/01)
WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle has been called an obstructionist by Vice President Dick Cheney, a bad faith negotiator by Speaker Dennis Hastert and empty headed by Rep. Bill Thomas, a senior House Republican. And that's just in December...
Buffalo's snowy reputation stays intact with snowstorm (12/26/01)
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Bernie Dolan wiped the snow off his car after Christmas Eve mass and gave a qualified endorsement. "I'd love a white Christmas -- if it'd stop right now," he said. "They're talking about a foot of snow. That's a little too white."...
Two killed in Christmas Eve mobile home fire (12/26/01)
BROOKLINE, Mo. -- Two people died in a mobile home fire Christmas Eve. Herman and Kathy Carter, who were both disabled, were found unconscious in their home by firefighters. They were taken to St. John's Regional Medical Center, where they were pronounced dead. Brookline Fire Chief Larry McConnell said the fire apparently started in the living room...
Shoe-bomb suspect under suicide watch (12/26/01)
BOSTON -- The man who allegedly tried to blow up a jetliner with explosives hidden in his shoes was under suicide watch Tuesday, and British officials said they believe he was born in England. The suspect, identified as Richard C. Reid, remained under the suicide watch at the Plymouth County House of Correction pending a psychological examination, said Chief Deputy Timothy Bane of the U.S. Marshal's office...
Rep. Jackson claims dirty trick (12/26/01)
CHICAGO -- In a city renowned for political machinery and election shenanigans, U.S. Rep. Jesse L. Jackson Jr. says he's the latest victim of dirty tricks. Jackson, D-Ill., son of civil rights leader the Rev. Jesse Jackson, faces a primary challenge from a man registered for the ballot in the March primary as Jesse L. ...
Stocks move higher on better-than-expected retail results (12/26/01)
AP Business WriterNEW YORK (AP) -- Stronger-than-expected holiday sales at Wal-Mart and Yahoo! sent stocks climbing Wednesday as investors allowed themselves to feel a little more optimistic about consumer spending and in turn, the economy...
Al-Jazeera TV airs bin Laden tape condeming U.S. (12/26/01)
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- A Qatar-based television station aired a videotape Wednesday of Osama bin Laden, whose statements indicated he was speaking in the first half of December. Dressed in green military fatigues, a pale and gaunt looking bin Laden referred to the Sept. ...
Gun fight near West Bank town; 17 suspected militants arrested (12/26/01)
Associated Press WriterJERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli troops exchanged fire with Palestinian gunmen in a West Bank town Wednesday and arrested 17 suspected militants during a separate incursion into a village. Despite the renewed friction, Israeli and Palestinian security commanders met for the first time in a week to try to shore up a tentative truce...
Jets fly, missiles in place as war talk pervades India (12/26/01)
Associated Press WriterNEW DELHI, India (AP) -- India said its missiles were "in position" and air force jets flew near the Pakistan border every few minutes Wednesday as Pakistan accused India of whipping up "war hysteria" between the nuclear-armed neighbors...
Prime minister - Terrorism 'largely defeated' in Afghanistan (12/26/01)
Associated Press WriterKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Less than three months after the U.S.-led coalition began military strikes, Afghanistan's interim prime minister said Wednesday that terrorism has been "largely" beaten in his war-wrecked country...
Iraq claims it has hit an allied warplane (12/26/01)
Associated Press WriterBAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq claimed Wednesday that one of its surface-to-air missiles hit an allied jet fighter patrolling the skies over southern Iraq, but that the plane did not go down and was seen flying toward Saudi Arabia...
Shoe-bomb suspect is Briton who converted to Islam in prison (12/26/01)
Associated Press WriterLONDON (AP) -- The man who allegedly tried to blow up a trans-Atlantic flight with explosives hidden in his shoes attended the same London mosque as Zacarias Moussaoui, the Frenchman charged with conspiracy in connection with the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks...
Pope dedicates Christmas thoughts to world's children (12/26/01)
VATICAN CITY -- Pope John Paul II turned his thoughts at Christmas to children -- Palestinian, Israeli, American, Afghan and African -- declaring that humanity's hope depends on helping them. In his traditional "Urbi et Orbi" message (Latin for "to the city and to the world"), the pope said: "Day after day, I bear in my heart the tragic problems of the Holy Land; every day I think with anxiety of all those who are dying of cold and hunger...
The world has many ways to beat a hangover (12/26/01)
SINGAPORE -- In Singapore, they say herbal soup laced with ginseng can help cure a hangover. In outer Mongolia, men recovering from a big night are known to drain a glass of tomato juice containing a pickled sheep's eye. The consequences of too much holiday cheer are universal: killer headaches, churning stomachs, dry throats and furry tongues. The remedies vary widely, however...
War may have already spread to Somalia (12/26/01)
NAIROBI, Kenya -- Since American officials began saying there were links between Osama bin Laden's terrorist network and a Muslim group in Somalia, speculation has been rife that the lawless nation could be the next target in the U.S. war on terrorism...
Four more infected with Ebola (12/26/01)
LIBREVILLE, Gabon -- Four more people are believed to be infected with the deadly Ebola disease, bringing the combined case load from an outbreak in two central African countries to 31, health officials said Monday. Health officials have identified a total of 20 suspected cases...
Christians pray for peace after trying year (12/26/01)
LONDON -- Christians around the world prayed for peace Christmas Day after a year filled with terror and war. Reminders of conflict abounded Tuesday -- Jesus' birthplace was at the center of a dispute between Israel and the Palestinians, Iraqi President Saddam Hussein denounced the United States and the commander of America's Afghan war warned of more fighting to come elsewhere...
Few tourists in Bethlehem (12/26/01)
BETHLEHEM, West Bank -- Few foreign pilgrims braved the journey to the town of Jesus' birth this Christmas Day. For those who did, a gauntlet of army checkpoints and battle-scarred buildings were reminders that peace is still a thing of prayers. The town's Palestinian Christians celebrated mostly alone Tuesday, without even their leader, as Israel prevented Yasser Arafat from making his annual pilgrimage...
Israeli soldier, two gunmen killed in clash near Jordan (12/26/01)
JERUSALEM -- An Israeli soldier and two gunmen died Tuesday in a clash on farm land leased to Israel by Jordan. The bloodshed on a usually peaceful border was the worst incident on a dreary Christmas in the Holy Land that saw more confrontation than celebration...
U-High tourney looks wide open (12/26/01)
Most people expect the 57th annual University High School Christmas Tournament, which begins today at the Show Me Center, to be extremely wide open. Long gone are the days when a few select squads would dominate the 16-team event. Parity has taken over in the last few years and that trend should continue this week as a host of squads appear capable of challenging for the championship...
Utah defense sparks Vegas Bowl victory (12/26/01)
LAS VEGAS -- With a methodical rushing attack and an overwhelming defensive effort, Utah won the Las Vegas Bowl exactly the way Ron McBride always hoped his team would play this season. Adam Tate rushed for 103 yards and a touchdown, and Utah's defense limited USC to 1 yard rushing as the Utes cleaned up in Las Vegas for the second time in three years, beating the Trojans 10-6 Tuesday...
Wizards no longer have awful smell (12/26/01)
It was not long ago, less than a month, that Michael Jordan succinctly summed up the state of the Washington Wizards in two words: "We stink." Nine consecutive victories later, they don't anymore. Jordan stood in the center of the visitors' locker room at Madison Square Garden on Sunday night, surrounded as usual by a swarm of microphones, cameras and tape recorders, and gave yet another state of the Wizards speech...
Butler finally breaks into rankings (12/26/01)
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Butler Bulldogs have been chasing a Top 25 ranking since 1948. They finally got it. Fifty-three years after last being ranked in the Associated Press Top 25, Butler re-emerged this week at No. 23. "I wasn't around then," 46-year-old coach Todd Lickliter joked. "But I grew up in Indianapolis, and I never would have guessed it would have been that long because I've always had tremendous respect for Butler basketball."...
Will anybody want Bulls' job? (12/26/01)
DEERFIELD, Ill. -- On paper, the Chicago Bulls job sounds like a good one. With six NBA titles in the 1990s, the team has an impressive history few others can match. OK, so things haven't gone so well since that guy named Jordan left, but it's not like taking over, say, the Clippers...
Despite being 12-2, Rams have clinched little so far (12/26/01)
ST. LOUIS -- For a 12-2 team, the St. Louis Rams are in an unusual position. They've clinched a playoff berth, but nothing more. "It's one of those strange deals," said coach Mike Martz. "We're going to have to take the long, hard road to get this thing done."...
Sports digest 12/26/01 (12/26/01)
GRAPEVINE, Texas -- Former Dallas Cowboys defensive end Harvey Martin, once a Super Bowl MVP, died of pancreatic cancer. He was 51.Baylor Health Care Center spokeswoman Maureen Porter said Martin died at 8:24 Monday night at Baylor Medical Center in Grapevine...
Indians return after break (12/26/01)
$$$Start ggarner Our players will return to campus this evening after having a few deserved days off to enjoy Christmas with their families. After Saturday's game at Southern Illinois, I told the players to go home and enjoy the holiday. I didn't care if they even picked up a basketball for three days, but when they get back, I want them to be excited and ready to make us a better basketball team...
Guides take mystery out of cooking any vegetable (12/26/01)
CONCORD, N.H. -- Ever wonder what to do with a yuca? How about corn smut? And if they popped up in your local produce section, would you be able to pick them out from the tongue of fire beans and the chicken of the woods? Perhaps not a challenge for serious vegephiles, but even longtime vegetarians can be baffled by the diversity of international produce appearing on grocers' shelves...
Fish Creole a light entree with little fat (12/26/01)
Fish Creole is a refreshingly light entree. The fish is stir-fried, and seasoned with the classic flavors of New Orleans -- green pepper, celery, onion and tomatoes. Served over hot rice, the price you pay for such good taste in fat per serving is a reasonably low 9 grams...
Dish up a piquant pork roast for a change of taste (12/26/01)
Pork roast with spicy cranberry orange glaze is a change-of-pace main dish to offer family or guests. It still has a festive air but it's not complicated to prepare, if the cook is at the stage of feeling a little overworked. Frequent basting makes sure the piquant glaze gets maximum coverage...
'One litter' idea is dangerous myth (12/26/01)
$$$Start By John Koch, DVM Question: Should female dogs be allowed to have one litter of puppies before they are spayed? Answer: No! The idea of having a litter of puppies before spaying to prevent so-called "frustrated mother syndrome" is pure myth. If it is your choice to have a litter of puppies, then so be it. However, do not do this because of a mistaken impression that it is necessary to allow your pet proper development and maturation...
The best cookbooks of 2001 (12/26/01)
"Where is human nature so weak," Henry Ward Beecher once asked, "as in the bookstore?" For me that's doubly true when I'm in the cookbook aisle. Though my bookshelves are brimming with cookbooks, I subscribe to four cooking magazines (one published overseas) and I have over 50 Internet cooking sites bookmarked on my computer, somehow this year I nonetheless managed to acquire more than 20 new cookbooks...
Conversation, food mark New Year's festivities (12/26/01)
$$$Start smcclanahan When I think of casual New Year's get-togethers, I think of lots of conversation with good friends and nibbling on good food waiting until the stroke of midnight. I guess you could say it's eating the rest of the year away. Usually I get so involved with conversation the new year arrives and I've missed it...
Hannah Bright (12/26/01)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Hannah Bright, 9, of Jackson died Monday, Dec. 24, 2001, at her home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements
Patricia Hagan (12/26/01)
SCOTT CITY, Mo. -- Patricia Hagan, 60, of Scott City died Monday, Dec. 24, 2001, at St. Francis Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Ernest Poole (12/26/01)
WHITEWATER, Mo. -- Ernest Homer Poole Jr., 66, of Whitewater, formerly of Cape Girardeau and Scott City, Mo., died Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2001, at St. Francis Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City...
Alice Goines (12/26/01)
KARNAK, Ill. -- Alice Inman Goines, 86, of Karnak died Sunday, Dec. 23, 2001, at Hillview Health Care Center in Vienna, Ill. She was the daughter of John and Ethel Little Inman. She was married to the late Albert "Ted" Goines. Goines was a 40-year member of the Karnak Pentecostal Church. ...
Ollie McRoy (12/26/01)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Ollie Bea McRoy, 89, of Bloomfield died Sunday, Dec. 23, 2001, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Mo. She was born Oct. 9, 1912, at Bloomfield, daughter of Clumb and May Hester Pruitt. She and Bud McRoy were married Sept. 26, 1926. He died March 23, 1997...
Sharon Snyder (12/26/01)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Sharon Snyder, 47, died Monday, Dec. 24, 2001, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson, Mo.
Dale Smith (12/26/01)
Dale E. Smith, 80, died Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2001, at St. Francis Medical Center. Arranagement are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home.
Sue Barnett (12/26/01)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Sue Barnett, 79, of Barlow, Ky., died Sunday, Dec. 23, 2001, at Life Care Center in LaCenter, Ky. She was born March 31, 1922, in Cairo, daughter of Fred and Gladys Roberts Bergman. Barnett was retired from Burkart Co. She was a member of Barlow First United Methodist Church and Cairo VFW Ladies Auxiliary...
William Wright (12/26/01)
William Wright, 93, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Kansas City, Mo., died Sat. Dec. 22, 2001, at Jonesboro Health Care. He was born Feb. 4, 1908, in Kansas City, Kan., son of William and Elsie Willot Wright. He married Gladys Edwards. She preceded him in death...
Shirley Lawrence (12/26/01)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Shirley Ann Lawrence, 45, of Sikeston died Monday, Dec. 24, 2001, at her home. She was born June 7, 1956, in Moscow, Tenn., daughter of Willie and Dora Flower Lawrence. She was a graduate of Sikeston High School and was a longtime employee of Jay's Krispy Fried Chicken. She was a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church...
Hazel Walker (12/26/01)
ALLENVILLE, Mo. -- Hazel P. Walker, 79, of Allenville died Monday, Dec. 24, 2001, at Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee, Mo. She was born Jan. 15, 1922, at Aberdene, Ohio, daughter of Elza and Myrtie Denton Poff. She and Clyde Walker were married Nov. 29, 1954. He died Dec. 29, 1989...
Bertha Hinman (12/26/01)
MOUND CITY, Ill. -- Bertha H. Hinman, 79, of Mound City died Saturday, Dec. 22, 2001, at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah, Ky. She was born Oct. 25, 1922, in Mound City, daughter of Charles and Katherine "Kitty" Walls. She married John Richard Hinman Sr., who died in 1998...
Olga Zeller (12/26/01)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Olga Anna Bertha Zeller, 88, of Jackson passed away Saturday, Dec. 22, 2001, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girar-deau. She was born May 12, 1913, in Jackson, daughter of William and Emma Maevers Birk. She and Edward Zeller were married Aug. 27, 1932. He passed away Jan. 11,1996...
Keith McHarry (12/26/01)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Keith B. McHarry, 35, of Olive Branch died Monday morning, Dec. 24, 2001, in a 7:30 a.m. traffic accident on Highway 3, one mile north of Thebes. He was born Feb. 9, 1966, at Carmi, Ill., son of William "Bud" and Beverly Dover McHarry. He and Mandy Cox were married Jan. 4, 1997...
Bonnie Moxey (12/26/01)
Bonnie Geraldine Moxey, 73, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Dec. 22, 2001, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born Jan. 1, 1928, at St. Louis, daughter of Floyd E. and Clara Jane Laney Patton. She and Ken Moxey were married Dec. 25, 1946, at St. Louis...
Willie Perry (12/26/01)
HOWARDVILLE, Mo. -- Willie B. "Sonny" Perry, 68, of Howardville died Friday, Dec. 21, 2001, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 2, 1933, in Memphis, Tenn., son of Joe and Quincy Warr Perry. He moved to Louisville, Ky., to be raised by an aunt, Cora Williams Brooks. He and Willa Mae Hamilton were married in 1960...
Gladys Marshall (12/26/01)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Gladys Elizabeth Marhsall, 81, of Sikeston died Sunday, Dec. 23, 2001, at Hunter Acres Caring Center in Sikeston. She was born Jan. 19, 1920, in Charleston, Mo., daughter of William Earl Trousdale Sr. and Beatrice Holley Tousdale. She and Tris Speaker Marshall were married March 18, 1930, in Sikeston. He died Oct. 23, 1977...
David Briggs (12/26/01)
David Jared Briggs, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Dec. 21, 2001, at Missouri Veterans Home. He was born July 13, 1922, in Stonington, Ill., son of Ralph and Myrtle Linstrum Briggs. He and Arlene Eckert Ely were married July 7, 1970. Briggs was a businessman and farmer. He was a member of Bromwell Masonic Lodge 451 in Assumption, Ill., St. Louis Rotary Club, and was a Moolah Shriner. He was formerly of the Taylorville, Ill., area...
Daniel Dunker (12/26/01)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Daniel Wayne Dunker, 76, of Perryville died Sunday, Dec. 23, 2001, at Perryoaks Manor. He was born Aug. 11, 1925, in South Dakota, son of Hilary R. and Eunice Mae Biery Dunker. He and Martha Herbert were married Oct. 22, 1945, in Crystal City, Mo...
Wilson King (12/26/01)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Wilson H. King, 66, of Jackson died Monday, Dec. 24, 2001, at St. Francis Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Herbert Stone (12/26/01)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Col. Herbert Marshall Stone, 82, of Charleston died Monday, Dec. 24, 2001, at Charleston Manor Nursing Center. He was born Sept. 10, 1919, near Charleston, son of Frank and Lyde Dunlap Stone. He and Opal Montell Gray were married June 22, 1940...
Births 12/26/01 (12/26/01)
Lape Daughter to Kevin T. and Tracie D. Lape of Cape Girardeau, St. Francis Medical Center, 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 19, 2001. Name, Tristyne Rynnae. Weight, 8 pounds 10 ounces. Fourth child, third daughter. Mrs. Lape is the former Tracie Hottinger, daughter of Shirley Hottinger of Jackson, Mo. Lape is employed by Burlington Northern & Santa Fe Railway...
Cape fire report 12/26/01 (12/26/01)
Cape Girardeau Wednesday, Dec. 26 On Sunday, firefighters responded to the following call:At 10:24 p.m., an emergency medical service at north Mt. Auburn and Hopper Road. On Monday, firefighters responded to the following calls:At 7:47 a.m., a company detector sounding at 114 Green Acres...
Cape police report 12/26/01 (12/26/01)
Cape Girardeau Wednesday, Dec. 26 ArrestsLee Robinson was arrested Monday on a warrant for failure to appear. A man was taken into custody Monday on a warrant. A juvenile was arrested Monday at Famous-Barr at West Park Mall for stealing. A man was taken into custody Monday on two active warrants...
Out of the past 12/26/01 (12/26/01)
10 years ago: Dec. 26, 1991 Salvation Army's Tree of Lights campaign will be extended to end of year, assuming Christmas Eve totals don't push annual fund-raising effort over its $100,000 goal; Salvation Army Capt. Elmer Trapp says that as of Monday, campaign had raised $90,000...
Marquette deal offers hope for old hotel (12/26/01)
Cape Girardeau's Marquette Hotel may have a future after all, thanks to an executive order issued by Gov. Bob Holden and a Jefferson City, Mo., builder, who sees the possibility of it becoming a money-maker. The governor last week issued an order requiring new state office buildings and leased space to be in central downtown business districts with preference given to historic buildings. The 73-year-old hotel at Broadway and Fountain streets meets both criteria...
Jackson's fiscal situation an enviable one (12/26/01)
While most governments are being forced to reduce spending and consider ways to increase revenue to meet next year's budgets, Jackson, Mo., is doing just fine. Nine months of recession and the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks have taken their toll on the economy, and governments, like businesses, are feeling the effects. Yet Jackson is entering 2002 with a budget that tops this year's by $2 million...
Speak Out B 12/26/01 (12/26/01)
Giving credit BILL CLINTON deserves the credit for how well the military is doing because President Bush hasn't been in office long enough to make a difference. OK. Then why was Clinton given credit for getting us out of the recession after being in office for only three months?...