[SeMissourian.com] Fog/Mist ~ 54°F  
River stage: 29.9 ft. Rising
Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

Stories from Wednesday, January 16, 2002

Kinder's links to bankrupt Enron don't halt support (01/16/02)
For 16 years, Richard Kinder, the man behind the proposal to build a $250 million power plant in the southwestern portion of Cape Girardeau County, worked at the highest levels of Enron Corp., his last six years there as president. But no one who is doing business with the billionaire Cape Girardeau native here says that his former link to Enron, which collapsed in the largest bankruptcy in U.S. history last month, should cause concern...
Limbaugh's address departs norm (01/16/02)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- In delivering his State of the Judiciary address before a joint session of the General Assembly on Tuesday, Missouri Supreme Court Justice Stephen N. Limbaugh Jr. departed from tradition. Instead of the usual recitation of dry facts and figures on how many cases state courts handled and disposed of during the previous year and lobbying lawmakers to increase appropriations for the judicial branch, Limbaugh spoke of his experiences on the bench and those of other judges to highlight the role and challenges of the judiciary in dispensing justice.. ...
Man pleads guilty to assault (01/16/02)
A Cape Girardeau man pleaded guilty Tuesday to assault, admitting he repeatedly struck a young relative in the face. Roger D. Grubbs, 36, of Parkwood Lake Estates faces from one day to a year in the county jail and possible fines up to $1,000. Assistant prosecuting attorney Lora E. Cooper said the plea "saved everybody some heartache, especially the victim."...
SEMO enrollment stands at 7,917 (01/16/02)
Southeast Missouri State University had 7,917 students enrolled Monday, the first day of spring semester classes. The headcount was up 2.8 percent from a year ago. Dr. Pauline Fox, vice president of administration and enrollment management, predicted final enrollment figures at the end of four weeks will bring enrollment to over 8,700. "We are right on track for that," she said...
School, hotel compete for state offices (01/16/02)
A Jefferson City developer's plan to renovate Louis J. Schultz School and lease office space to the state of Missouri must compete with another builder's proposal to do the same thing with the vacant Marquette Hotel. The ultimate decision rests with state government's facilities management division, which is requesting new bids from nine bidders to provide state office space in Cape Girardeau...
Mayoral candidates explain their views at City Hall forum (01/16/02)
A banker, a former school principal, a production worker and a business owner all want another job: mayor. And Tuesday night the four candidates -- Jay Knudtson, Melvin Gateley, Walter White and Stanley Wicks -- made their cases in a mayoral forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters, KZIM and Southeast Missouri State University's political science department...
Kelly tax proposal sixth try to fund building (01/16/02)
BENTON, Mo. -- After voters soundly defeated a $4.9 million bond issue to fund new construction in Scott County's Kelly School District -- the fifth request in three years -- school officials went back to the drawing board. Now, superintendent Don Moore hopes the sixth time will be Kelly's charm. He said the district has scaled back the construction proposal and is requesting a much leaner tax increase, 19 cents on each $100 of assessed valuation...
TV ads fly in Illinois race (01/16/02)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Jim Ryan's campaign for governor unveiled the Republican's first two television ads Tuesday and a nine-point plan for "fiscal discipline" and "ethical accountability" in state government. One ad for the March 19 primary was a sketch of Ryan's record in government. A second ad that began running Tuesday characterizes opponent Corinne Wood as desperate...
Length, catch limits set for bass (01/16/02)
CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Veteran angler Don Sanders remembers when there were so many largemouth bass at Crab Orchard Lake, annual tournaments reported record catches -- and few worried that the supply would run out. Not anymore. "The population just started depleting overnight," Sanders said Tuesday. "We said, 'Something is happening here."'...
Lawyers awarded $111.2 million (01/16/02)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Private attorneys will receive $111.2 million from tobacco companies for their role in pursuing the state's lawsuit against the industry, the lead attorney in the case confirmed Tuesday. A three-person arbitration panel approved paying the 48-lawyer team more than $3.8 million a year for 29 years, said lead attorney Thomas Strong of Springfield. The lawyers were drawn from five law firms...
Lawyer wants new trial for preacher (01/16/02)
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A circuit judge's comments and rulings biased a jury against a white supremacist pastor accused of kidnapping six of his grandchildren and bringing them to the Ozarks, an appeals attorney said. As a result, the Rev. Gordon Winrod should have his sentence set aside and be given a new trial, Attorney Thomas Carver told the Southern District Missouri Court of Appeals Tuesday...
Gunman shoots six at southwestern Virginia law school (01/16/02)
GRUNDY, Va. (AP) -- Three people were killed and three wounded in a shooting spree Wednesday at the Appalachian School of Law, officials said. Among the dead was L. Anthony Sutin, dean of the school established in 1997, said Ellen Qualls, spokeswoman for Gov. Mark Warner, a former member of the school's board. Also killed were a student and another member of the faculty, she said...
Lichtenegger to run for state rep (01/16/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Donna Lichtenegger of Jackson formally announced Tuesday that she is running for state representative of the 157th District. In a written statement, Lichtenegger said education would be her top priority. She said she would work to improve all aspects of education, particularly funding for teachers, teacher retention, student achievement and technical/ vocational training...
Filings for the April 2 election (01/16/02)
Following are candidates who have filed to run in the April 2 election. Incumbents are denoted by (i). MUNICIPAL CAPE GIRARDEAU COUNTYCape Girardeau...
Illinois State to cut number of summer courses offered (01/16/02)
NORMAL, Ill. -- Illinois State University officials plan to reduce the number of classes offered in summer school in an effort to cut about $4.1 million from the school's $261 million budget. The budget reduction represents $3.08 million the school likely will be asked to return to the state for group health insurance and $1.06 million it must hold back from general revenue funds...
New baggage-screening law could lead to longer airport delays (01/16/02)
DENVER -- Across the country, more airline passengers could find themselves standing in line or sitting on planes delayed at the gate when a federal law requiring the screening of all checked baggage for bombs takes effect Friday. The law requires airlines to use any of four methods: hand searches, bomb detection machines, bomb-sniffing dogs or the matching of every piece of luggage to a passenger on board a plane...
Sen. Carnahan announces election run against Talent (01/16/02)
WASHINGTON -- When she took office, Sen. Jean Carnahan, D-Mo., was still mourning the death of her husband and son in a plane crash that led to her becoming a U.S. senator. Twelve months later, Carnahan has decided she wants to complete the six-year term that voters, remarkably, awarded Gov. Mel Carnahan three weeks after his death. She sent a letter to supporters Tuesday...
U.S. Chamber wants day off for elections (01/16/02)
WASHINGTON -- The nation's largest business lobby is embracing one of organized labor's election tactics: giving workers Election Day off to make it easier for them to cast ballots. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which represents more than 3 million businesses, said Tuesday it wants to model its 2002 get-out-the-vote campaign after the one used successfully by the AFL-CIO to get hundreds of thousands of union workers to vote...
People talk 1/16 (01/16/02)
Aaliyah's single tops British charts LONDON -- R&B singer Aaliyah has topped the British charts with a single released as a memorial after her death in a plane crash last summer. Aaliyah's "More Than a Woman" edged out "Addicted to Bass" by Puretone to gain the No. 1 spot...
American Taliban charged, to be tried in civilian court (01/16/02)
By Karen Gullo ~ The Associated Press WASHINGTON -- John Walker Lindh, the 20-year-old Californian who fought with the Taliban in Afghanistan, was charged Tuesday with conspiracy to kill U.S. citizens. He will be tried in a civilian court and could face life in prison...
Court - Agency can sue when workers can't (01/16/02)
WASHINGTON -- The federal agency assigned to root out discrimination on the job can seek money or other damages in court for employees who have signed away their own rights to sue, a divided Supreme Court ruled Tuesday. In a setback for employers, the high court held that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission may sue on behalf of a short-order cook fired after he had a seizure at a Waffle House restaurant...
Enron faces congressional prove over its tax returns (01/16/02)
WASHINGTON -- Enron Corp., which led a lobbying campaign to repeal a corporate tax as it neared collapse, will undergo scrutiny in Congress of its own tax returns to determine if shelters or other practices may have concealed its financial condition...
Holiday shopping better than had been expected (01/16/02)
WASHINGTON -- Consumers, defying predictions they would turn into Scrooges, spent on clothes, electronics and home furnishings in December and prevented the sharp drop in retail sales that analysts were forecasting. The Commerce Department reported Tuesday that sales at retailers dipped by 0.1 percent in December from the previous month, a much better showing than the 1.4 percent decline many economists were predicting. In November, sales fell by a steep 3 percent...
Andersen fires lead auditor, is disciplining several others (01/16/02)
WASHINGTON -- Arthur Andersen LLP said Tuesday that auditors destroyed Enron Corp. documents after federal securities regulators requested information on the collapsed energy company. The lead auditor is being fired and disciplinary action is being taken against others...
Dow drops more than 200 on worries about turnaround timing (01/16/02)
AP Business WriterNEW YORK (AP) -- A murky forecast from Intel sent stocks sharply lower Wednesday on worries that a recovery would take longer than expected and the market had risen too high, too fast. The Dow Jones industrials tumbled more than 200 points to their weakest finish in 1 1/2 months as the selling spread across the market and intensified late in the session. Analysts said investors were collecting profits rather than risk a loss if an economic turnaround is delayed...
White House discloses review on Enron's impact on economy (01/16/02)
AP White House CorrespondentWASHINGTON (AP) -- White House economic adviser Larry Lindsey studied the economic impact of the potential collapse of Enron Corp. as the Texas-based energy firm struggled for its financial life, the Bush administration disclosed Wednesday...
Consumer prices fall by 0.2 percent in December (01/16/02)
Associated Press WriterWASHINGTON (AP) -- Consumer prices edged down by 0.2 percent in December, capping a year in which inflation was at its lowest since 1998, the government reported Wednesday. The Labor Department's Consumer Price Index, a closely watched inflation gauge, rose by just 1.6 percent for all of 2001. That compared with a 3.4 percent jump in 2000, which largely reflected rocketing energy prices...
Galileo spacecraft camera will take its last pictures (01/16/02)
LOS ANGELES -- Since 1989, the camera on NASA's Galileo spacecraft has captured a comet slamming into Jupiter, volcanoes erupting on one of its moons and the first known moon orbiting an asteroid. On Thursday, the camera will snap its last pictures. Galileo will make its final flyby of one of Jupiter's major moons when it sweeps within 62 miles of Io...
One cleared, two charged after DNA testing (01/16/02)
BALTIMORE -- ABC's "20/20" spent $8,750 on DNA tests in 50 "cold cases," yielding evidence that cleared one man of rape and led to charges against two others, police say. The testing in the cold cases -- investigations in which the trail has gone cold -- began in August, with the ABC News program paying half the cost and the city picking up the rest...
MGM won't confirm report studio is being sold (01/16/02)
LOS ANGELES -- Shares of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. were up 12 percent Tuesday, fueled by speculation the venerable film studio was on the auction block. A report in the Los Angeles Times Tuesday said MGM had hired investment bank Goldman Sachs & Co. to explore a sale. The report said MGM was seeking about $30 a share, or $7 billion. Investors valued the company at about $5 billion before Tuesday's trading...
Man kills 4 family members, self in Philadelphia suburb (01/16/02)
ARDMORE, Pa. -- A man fatally shot four relatives Tuesday before killing himself at a home in this Philadelphia suburb, police said. The man, identified as Michael Burgess, used a handgun to shoot and kill his wife, her parents, his stepdaughter and himself, said Lower Merion Township Police Superintendent Joseph Daly...
Injured servicemen receive Purple Hearts (01/16/02)
FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. -- Fifteen servicemen wounded in the war on terrorism in Afghanistan were awarded Purple Hearts on Tuesday. The 13 Army special forces soldiers and two Air Force Special Operations airmen were hurt in Kandahar or during an uprising by Taliban prisoners at the fortress outside of Mazar-e-Sharif. They received the medals from the Army's chief of staff, Gen. Eric K. Shinseki, in a ceremony at Fort Campbell...
Shoe bomber Reid to face new charge (01/16/02)
Associated Press WriterWASHINGTON (AP) -- The government will announce an indictment against alleged shoe bomber Richard Reid with an additional charge, law enforcement sources said Wednesday. The London-born man accused of trying to light explosives hidden in his sneakers on a flight from Paris in December is being held in Boston on charges of interfering with a flight crew...
Iranian lawmaker freed after boycott threatened (01/16/02)
TEHRAN, Iran -- A lawmaker jailed for speaking out against a hard-line campaign against supporters of Iran's liberal president was freed from prison Tuesday after the country's supreme leader ordered the release to defuse a mounting political crisis...
U.S. forces questioning al-Qaida financial officer (01/16/02)
Associated Press WriterKANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) -- A finance official for the al-Qaida terrorist network was being questioned at the American base in Kandahar on Wednesday after he turned himself in voluntarily, U.S. officials said. The man came a day earlier to Kandahar airport, where thousands of U.S. ...
Suspected Taliban test Marine defenses (01/16/02)
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan -- Sauntering past disguised as shepherds, hostile Afghan forces have been boldly testing Marine defenses at the allied air base in southern Afghanistan. Concealed by scarves and robes, the men tote Kalashnikov rifles in plain view and count heads among the Marines who face them. That's when the Americans brace themselves inside their sandbagged foxholes...
Leader detained in Israeli official's death (01/16/02)
RAMALLAH, West Bank -- Palestinian police have detained the leader of a faction that claimed responsibility for the assassination of an Israeli cabinet minister -- a move that appeared to be aimed at defusing spiraling tensions. The move came just hours after gunmen shot and killed two Israelis in the West Bank: a 72-year-old Israeli-American man shopping for building supplies and a 45-year-old woman driving to a wedding...
Norway's finance minister marries his gay partner (01/16/02)
OSLO, Norway -- In a breakthrough for gay rights and a show of tolerance by Norway's political right, the country's Conservative finance minister has married his longtime companion. The union, first reported Tuesday, came a year after Per-Kristian Foss announced he was gay -- and won a standing ovation from his party's Oslo chapter...
U.S. halts bombing of complex (01/16/02)
KABUL, Afghanistan -- U.S. warplanes halted their fierce bombing of a mountain riddled with suspected terrorist dens on Tuesday as American Marines scoured the outskirts of their largest Afghan base for armed Taliban and al-Qaida holdouts. U.S. officials in Washington said the military was considering new targets in its hunt for die-hard supporters of bin Laden and his Taliban allies now that the camp had been eradicated, with 50 caves sealed and every building flattened...
U.S. troops to help battle Muslim extremists in Philippines (01/16/02)
Associated Press WriterMANILA, Philippines (AP) -- The Philippines president said Wednesday she would weather growing criticism against a planned U.S. military presence in her country, aimed at helping deliver a fatal blow to the Muslim extremist group Abu Sayyaf...
NMCC rally spoils N.D. upset (01/16/02)
Minutes away from an upset of grand proportions, Notre Dame instead discovered the virtues of state champions and an all-state player. In a hostile environment, New Madrid County Central, the two-time defending Class 3A state champion, rose to the occasion. Lifted by the late heroics of all-state senior Dereke Tipler, NMCC escaped Notre Dame High School with a 63-59 victory Tuesday...
Seckman helps add to Jackson's recent success (01/16/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Jackson's boys basketball team continued its string of impressive performances by destroying visiting Seckman 78-26 Tuesday night. The Indians (9-7) were led by Lance Bollinger with 18 points, Nathan Brown with 15 and Tyler McNeely with 13...
Southeast makes the most of its practice time outdoors (01/16/02)
Mid-January often isn't a good time to be a Midwest college baseball team trying to get things accomplished in early practices. But Southeast Missouri State University has caught a break over the past week. The Indians began practice Jan. 8 and have held most of their workouts outdoors at Capaha Field, thanks to temperatures in the 40s...
Three Rivers' Bess coaches record 900th career win (01/16/02)
Southeast Mo. News Service POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Three Rivers Community College men's basketball coach Gene Bess became the first junior college coach to win 900 games Tuesday after the Raiders defeated Southwest Tennessee 76-65 at the Black River Coliseum...
Warner's order - Keep quiet all week (01/16/02)
Kurt Warner won't be doing any interviews this week about facing the Green Bay Packers, who once cut him. The league's most valuable player has a vocal cord injury. St. Louis Rams coach Mike Martz said Tuesday that Warner, who took a blow to the throat in the regular-season finale Jan. 6 against the Falcons, won't test his voice until the playoff game Sunday. The Rams want him to avoid talking as a precaution, even though he's made big improvements...
Rams balk at shootout talk (01/16/02)
ST. LOUIS -- Talk of a potential shootout in their playoff game with the Green Bay Packers on Sunday is rubbing the St. Louis Rams' defense the wrong way. One TV analyst predicted Kurt Warner and Brett Favre would combine for 100 points. Middle linebacker London Fletcher said that guy must have missed the Rams' startling transformation...
Team sales could get approval quickly (01/16/02)
NEW YORK -- Baseball owners headed to Phoenix on Tuesday for a historic meeting where teams probably will approve sales of the Boston Red Sox, Florida Marlins and Montreal Expos. The biggest deal calls for a group led by John Henry, the current Marlins' owner, to buy the Red Sox from the Jean R. Yawkey Trust for $660 million, the highest price ever for a baseball team...
Dent advances to third round of Australian Open (01/16/02)
MELBOURNE, Australia -- Taylor Dent served and volleyed. Then he returned and volleyed. Dent advanced to the third round of the Australian Open on Wednesday with a 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 victory over Sweden's Andreas Vinciguerra, another promising 20-year-old who reached the fourth round last year...
Stringer's family sues Vikings over death (01/16/02)
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Vikings forced lineman Korey Stringer to practice the day after he fell ill at training camp and didn't attend to him fast enough when he was stricken a second time, his family says in a $100 million lawsuit announced Tuesday...
Braves get Sheffield, send Jordan to Dodgers (01/16/02)
ATLANTA -- Gary Sheffield got his wish Tuesday when the Los Angeles Dodgers traded him to the Atlanta Braves for Brian Jordan, Odalis Perez and a minor league pitcher. The Braves struggled to find an offensive complement to Chipper Jones the past two seasons, while the Dodgers dealt with repeated complaints from Sheffield, who wanted a trade or a promise they'd keep him through the end of his contract in 2004...
Disappointing week had a few bright spots (01/16/02)
$$$Start ggarner We had a disappointing week because I really felt we could win three games and jump-start our Ohio Valley Conference season. We did get our first OVC win over Eastern Kentucky, but we had disappointing losses to Tennessee State and Morehead State...
Sports digest 1/16/02 (01/16/02)
Basketball Bulls forward Eddie Robinson, who has missed all but three games this year with a sore left big toe, was activated. The Bulls also placed guard A.J. Guyton on the injured list with bursitis in his left elbow...
Southeast adds two softball coaches (01/16/02)
Southeast Missouri State University has hired new assistant softball coaches. Former Otahkian player Renee Enos and former volunteer assistant Billy Underwood have joined the staff led by coach Lana Richmond...
Bra straps, insincerity and stupidity - the area's pet peeves (01/16/02)
The concept of a pet peeve is fascinating. People actually manage to narrow the field down to one irritating thing when there are so many happening around us every day. But the nature of a pet peeve is that there's only one -- a single thing that irritates a person more than anything else without really mattering in the big picture...
Dessert recipes make winter days pass quickly (01/16/02)
$$$Start Last week I talked about how we were praying for enough snow so the kids could play and have fun in it. Well, that certainly was not popular. I received boos and hisses from many of you regarding my love and eagerness for snow. Not only is a nice snow great for the children to play in, but it is a wonderful opportunity for me to bake and cook all of those wonderful snow day foods we enjoy so much at our house. ...
Flavors of Africa - Many Southern dishes have African roots (01/16/02)
P Many beloved Southern dishes actually have African-American roots. Next Monday the nation celebrates the birthday of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a prelude to Black History Month which, fittingly, is observed every February, the month which marks the birth of Frederick Douglass, the passage of the 15th Amendment, and the founding of the NAACP...
Anna Williams (01/16/02)
MORLEY, Mo. -- Anna Belle Williams, 83, of Morley died Monday, Jan. 14, 2002, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born Nov. 2, 1918, in Brockett, Ark., to Emmett Thomas and Ida Mae Sago Harris. On Feb. 21, 1939, she married Paris Williams in Brockett, and he died Sept. 29, 1973...
Barbara Rose (01/16/02)
VIENNA, Ill. -- Barbara E. Rose, 38, of Dickson, Tenn., and a former resident of Johnson County, Ill., died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2002, near Centerville, Tenn., as the result of an automobile accident. She was born Jan. 13, 1964, in Marion, Ill., the daughter of Bill and Betty Dixon and Homer and Gloria Baker. She married Steven Rose on Aug. 22, 1992, in Vienna. He survives...
Peggy Coffer (01/16/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Funeral for Peggy C. Coffer will be at 10 a.m. today at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston. The Revs. Mark Odle and Jerry Hicks will officiate. Burial will be in Anniston Cemetery in Anniston, Mo. Friends may call from 9:30 a.m. to time of the funeral today at the funeral home...
Verneda Mouser (01/16/02)
MARQUAND, Mo. -- Verneda Pearl Mouser, 85, of Nashville, Tenn., formerly of Marquand, died Monday, Jan. 14, 2002. She was born May 23, 1916, in Marquand, daughter of Miles W. and Lola Mouser. She graduated from Marquand High School and Southeast Missouri State University. She taught school in Marquand and the surrounding area for 10 years...
Richard Hagen (01/16/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Richard Hagen, 43, died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2002, at St. Louis. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Juldene Almond (01/16/02)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Juldene Almond, 75, of Bloomfield died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2002, at Bloomfield. She was born June 10, 1926, in Bloomfield, the daughter of Jim and Opal Lane Long. She married Thurman Almond on Dec. 6, 1941. He survives. She retired from Elder Manufacturing Co. in Bloomfield in 1985 after working for the company for 37 years. She was a Baptist...
Gertrude Cotner (01/16/02)
Gertrude Lucille Cotner, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2002, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 12, 1921, in Egypt Mills, Mo., daughter of Benjamine Frederick and Clara Lydia Neidling Exler. She married Harvey E. Cotner April 6, 1947, in Egypt Mills. He died June 8, 1994...
Pauline Hastings (01/16/02)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Pauline Sommer Hastings, 87, of Marble Hill died Monday, Jan. 14, 2002, at her son's home in Marble Hill. She was born Dec. 18, 1914, in Arlington, Ky., daughter of George and Edna Brown Anderson. She married William F. Hastings Sr. on Feb. 11, 1939. He died in July 1989...
Winfred Fisher (01/16/02)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Funeral for Winfred Odell Fisher, 78, will be at 10:30 a.m. today at Lutz & Rendleman Funeral Home in Cobden. The Rev. Paul Sadler will officiate. Burial will be with full military honors by Anna VFW Post 3455 in Casper Cemetery. Fisher of Cobden died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2002, at City Care Center in Cobden...
Dathel Rowland (01/16/02)
WYATT, Mo. -- Dathel M. Rowland, 88, of Wyatt died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2002, at her home. Born Sept. 9, 1913, in Mississippi County, she was the daughter of Robert and Minnie Pearl Sullivan Hayden. She lived in Mississippi County her entire life and was a member of the Wyatt Baptist Church...
Births 1/16/02 (01/16/02)
Richards Son to Faith Shénee Richards of Lilbourn, Mo., Southeast Missouri Hospital, 9:37 a.m., Friday, Jan. 4, 2002. Name, Zakerious Quésean. Weight, 10 pounds 5 ounces. First child. Ms. Richards is the daughter of Lawrence Swan of Galveston Texas, Mary Swan of St. Louis, Mo., and Helen Richards of Lilbourn. She is a full-time student and substitute teacher at Ross Head Start...
Central Junior High School honor roll (01/16/02)
Second Termn A Honor Roll 9TH GRADE -- KATHERINE BELCHER, JONATHAN BERNHARDT, KARI BRAGG, KARL BRATCHER, SCOTT BRUECKNER, CHRISTINA CATO, ELIZABETH DAY, JENNIFER EMANIE, CATHERINE HAYWARD, ERIN HERBST, ZACHARY HUDSON, PATRICK JERNIGAN, RYAN JOHNSTON, KARINA KLONOSKI, MARIAN LAFOE, DREW LINCOLN, ERIN MACK, MARGOT MCALLISTER, STEPHEN MIINCH, MILLIE NOEL, JENNIFER PANCOAST, NICHOLAS REDFEARN, MEGAN RICHARDS, SARAH RILEY-LAND, RAM ROHATGI, ERICA SCHABBING, BRANDON SEABAUGH, LINDSEY SMITH, RACHEL STORY, OLIVIA SWINGLE, MATTHEW TAYLOR, LAUREN THOMPSON, YURI UEDA, KATIE WOLZ.. ...
Cape fire report 1/16/02 (01/16/02)
Cape Girardeau Wednesday, Jan. 16 Firefighters responded to the following calls Sunday:At 10:50 p.m., investigated an odor at 2106 Bloomfield. At 11:44 p.m., an emergency medical service at 417 Marroseann. Firefighters responded to the following calls Monday:At 1:12 a.m., an emergency medical service at 2520 Leroy...
Cape police report 1/16 (01/16/02)
Cape Girardeau Wednesday, Jan. 16 ArrestsJames Kevin Phillips, 30, of 2640 Hopper Road was arrested Monday for assault. Chris Charles Hendrix, 31, of 428 Pearl was arrested Monday for stealing. Jodi D. Walton, 18, of 529 S. Ellis was arrested Monday for assault...
Out of the past 1/16/02 (01/16/02)
10 years ago: Jan. 16, 1992 State Rep. Ollie Amick, whose seat in Missouri House of Representatives was dissolved as part of state's post-census redistricting process, has decided to challenge state Rep. Dennis Ziegenhorn; Amick moved last fall from Scott City to his daughter's home in Benton to be in newly drawn 160th District; Ziegenhorn resides in Sikeston...
Bridges of grain (01/16/02)
$$$Start By Bud Hunt KENNETT, Mo. -- In the not-too-distant past we have talked of something we referred to as "rice diplomacy." That editorial came on the heels of a trip to Cuba by U.S. Rep. Jo Ann Emerson. She was accompanied by, among others, local rice farmer Paul T. Combs...
SE Missouri counties slip in Kids Count (01/16/02)
The Kids Count in Missouri report comes out at the beginning of every year, giving agencies that serve the state's children a snapshot of how they're performing or, in some cases, what they're up against in quality-of-life issues. The report relies on measurable activities involving youngsters and delivers the numbers in an easy-to-understand format...
Series on dying provides useful information (01/16/02)
As our population ages and, specifically, as Baby Boomers reach the era of serious health problems, more and more Americans are facing their own mortality. It isn't easy for a generation used to being in control to address an issue in which, ultimately, they have no say...
Unemployment fund needs only minor changes (01/16/02)
To the editor: A recent state auditor's report suggests that Missouri's Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund could be insolvent by 2003. MMMA agrees that the current funding formula is not reacting fast enough to a downturn in the economy and needs to be adjusted...
Speak Out A 01/16/02 (01/16/02)
Bigger than ever EVERYTHING FROM Tea-pot Dome through Watergate, Iran-Contra, Whitewater, Filegate and Monicagate will be erased from our collective memory as we are enveloped, then engulfed, by the enormity of the Enron scandal. Time for reason I HOPE Missouri's governor and all members of the General Assembly will take to heart state Sen. ...
Front cover
January 2002
Sun
Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu
Fri
Sat

Browse full calendar