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Stories from Wednesday, February 6, 2002

Governor proposes record cuts in budget (02/06/02)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Gov. Bob Holden has proposed budget reductions totaling more than $100 million for programs in the Department of Mental Health. The executive downsizing for the state's mental health provider, submitted Jan. 23 to the General Assembly, represents the largest reductions ever made in a state agency's annual appropriations...
Girls' quick action stops disaster (02/06/02)
Disaster was averted recently in a house on South Sprigg Street when a little girl and her sister responded quickly to a fire in their bathroom. Thursday, 4-year-old Kaelyn Stinnett was upstairs with her two sisters and mother. It was about 7:30 p.m. and everyone was cleaning up before bed...
Cape permit status for January (02/06/02)
Following is the permit status of new buildings, expansions and remodeling projects and the status of those projects in Cape Girardeau: New buildings
  • Alamosa PCS Tower, 2215 Broadway, new cell phone tower. Renaissance Aircraft, LLC, 3971 John E. Good Jr. Memorial Drive, commercial permit application...
  • United we read 2/6 (02/06/02)
    Today's discussion of John Grisham's "A Painted House": LOCATION: Central High School Library TIME: 7-7:30 a.m. LEADERS: Felicia Jenkins and Katie Maginel
    Underdog says much work ahead before April 2 (02/06/02)
    Jay Knudtson and Melvin Gateley both easily made the first cut in Tuesday's four-candidate primary election, garnering a combined 93 percent of the 2,624 ballots cast in the race for Cape Girardeau mayor. If the primary is any indication, Knudtson could run away with the race in the general election on April 2. He had more votes than the three other candidates combined. Stan Wicks and Walter White both were eliminated from the race, receiving 3.6 and 3.3 percent of the vote, respectively...
    Southeast's strategic plan (02/06/02)
    The following are Southeast Missouri State University's top priorities for further development as adopted by the Board of Regents in May 2001: PRIORITY 1: To provide top-quality academic programs with a liberal arts education core...
    Southeast releases report on changes for better (02/06/02)
    Art Wallhausen says Southeast Missouri State University is not the same university it was five years ago -- it's better. Wallhausen, assistant to the president at Southeast, said the proof is in the redesigned pages of the Results V Strategic Plan Progress Report, which was recently released...
    Region briefs 2/6 (02/06/02)
    Sikeston woman named Teacher of the Year SIKESTON, Mo. -- Gay French, orchestra teacher for the Sikeston School District, has been named 2002 Orchestra Teacher of the Year by the state's music educators group and the American String Teacher's Association...
    Portageville firm destroyed by fire (02/06/02)
    Standard Democrat PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. -- A Portageville lumber company building was destroyed by fire early Tuesday morning. Portageville firefighters responded to the Woods Lumber Co. on U.S. 61 North at about 3:45 a.m. and were able to contain the fire to the building...
    Brick-firing plant to close, leaving many out of work (02/06/02)
    MEXICO, Mo. -- A.P. Green said Tuesday it will close its brick-firing plant effective March 31, likely leaving between 80 and 110 people out of work. Though the announcement was disappointing to city leaders, it was no surprise, they said. Firebricks, or refractories, are heat-resistant materials that line high-temperature furnaces and reactors used to make products such as steel, aluminum or cement...
    Treasurer poses idea of investment pool for local governments (02/06/02)
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Local governments could earn better returns on their money if they could pool their funds in state-run investments, State Treasurer Nancy Farmer said. The idea promoted Tuesday by Farmer is not new -- 31 states already operate similar investment pools, most through their state treasurer's office...
    Senate corrects rape bill's language (02/06/02)
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Momentum has slowed for a bill giving prosecutors unlimited time to bring rape charges. The Senate had to take a legislative step backward on Tuesday to correct language that could have put a three-year statute of limitations on all major crimes -- including murder -- unless evidence was documented within that time span...
    Democrat wins special election for Senate seat (02/06/02)
    ST. LOUIS -- Former state Rep. Maida Coleman closed the gap in the state Senate for Democrats on Tuesday, beating Republican Roger Plackemeier in a special election that narrows the GOP majority in the body to two seats. Coleman, 47, resigned her state House seat earlier this year to run for the 5th District senate seat. She replaces Paula Carter, who died in November after a long battle with cancer...
    St. Louis rapper Nelly stirs up Capitol (02/06/02)
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Capitol was buzzing Tuesday when St. Louis rapper Nelly came to town to be recognized for his work with schools in his hometown and elsewhere. While Gov. Bob Holden and members of the House honored the rapper and his group the St. Lunatics, some questioned whether the state should praise a group that sings about illegal drug use and sexual promiscuity...
    Jackson permit status for January (02/06/02)
    Following is the January permit status of new buildings, expansions and remodeling projects and the status of those projects in Jackson. Rodney Bollinger, Jackson Planning and Zoning superintendent, compiles this report monthly. New commercial buildings...
    Property tax reform bills advance (02/06/02)
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A pair of property tax reform bills cleared the Senate Ways and Means Committee on Tuesday. One measure attempts to fix rollback procedures that are intended to protect property owners from higher taxes following the state's biennial property reassessment cycles. It would also cap assessment increases for all homeowners at 5 percent...
    Police release note of boy pilot; no evidence was terrorist act (02/06/02)
    Associated Press WriterTAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- A note left by a 15-year-old boy who crashed a stolen plane into a downtown skyscraper praised Osama bin Laden for the Sept. 11 attacks that "brought a mighty nation to its knees." But police, in a report released Wednesday, said they found no evidence to support Charles Bishop's claim in his two-page note that he resisted recruiting attempts by al-Qaida or that the crash was an act of terrorism...
    Dexter police chief receives council support (02/06/02)
    DEXTER, Mo. -- Just days before he appears in court on charges of hindering prosecution of a case, the police chief at Dexter, Ken Rinehart, got a vote of confidence at this week's meeting of the Board of Aldermen. Alderman Tim Crutchfield told the audience that until he had all the details on the indictments of Rinehart and police Sgt. Sammy Stone, he would not pass judgment...
    Nursing program touts success in state exams (02/06/02)
    Daily Dunklin Democrat KENNETT, Mo. -- The Kennett Area Vocational Technical School of Practical Nursing opened its doors in 1973 with two determined registered nurses as faculty. Nurses Heraldine Garrett and Betty Poindexter set out to prepare students to become nurses...
    Agreement small on how to fund roads (02/06/02)
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- That state funding for transportation is a serious problem in immediate need of fixing brought forth no dissenters during a legislative hearing on Tuesday. However, consensus on how to pay for a solution remained elusive. The Senate Transportation Committee heard testimony on six transportation funding bills. While all include provisions to raise revenue, the types of tax and fee hikes called for and the amount of revenue to be raised varied...
    SEMO president asks for smaller reductions (02/06/02)
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Southeast Missouri State University's president on Tuesday asked lawmakers to cut spending for four-year institutions by less than the 10 percent amount recommended by the governor. Testifying before the House Appropriations Committee for Education, Dr. Ken Dobbins suggested only 5 percent cuts for Southeast and other public universities, with additional spending withheld if needed...
    Religious sect couple at center of missing baby investigation (02/06/02)
    ATTLEBORO, Mass. -- Two members of a religious sect that rejects modern medicine were jailed Tuesday after refusing to cooperate with authorities investigating their missing baby. Juvenile Court Judge Kenneth Nasif said he was not convinced that Rebecca Corneau had a miscarriage, as she claimed. He ordered Corneau and husband David Corneau jailed pending a hearing next week. The two were led away in handcuffs...
    Senate leader says measures to stimulate economy dead (02/06/02)
    WASHINGTON -- The economic stimulus bill that President Bush says will hasten recovery from recession appears dead in the Senate and will probably be shelved, Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle said Tuesday. Daschle, D-S.D., said neither Republicans nor Democrats will have the 60 votes necessary to win approval of their competing measures -- and that the Senate will take up other business today...
    Rights groups say Colombia fails standard for getting aid (02/06/02)
    WASHINGTON -- The United States should withhold anti-drug aid to Colombia's military because it has failed to meet human rights conditions set by Congress, three leading rights groups said Tuesday. The criticism came a day after President Bush proposed expanding military aid to Colombia to help the country protect a major oil pipeline from guerrilla attacks. Military assistance to Colombia has been limited to the drug fight...
    Justices give glimpses of personal opinions (02/06/02)
    WASHINGTON -- Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's unusual public declaration of independence from his Roman Catholic church on the death penalty reflects the vexing conflicts that justices confront as they wrestle with the law and their personal beliefs...
    Likelihood of new El Nino increasing (02/06/02)
    WASHINGTON -- The disruptive El Nino weather system seems increasingly likely to develop anew, weather experts said Tuesday. Scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said they have observed a slow trend toward El Nino, as below-normal sea surface temperatures in the central equatorial Pacific have given way to above-normal readings...
    Dems worry Bush may expand war without asking (02/06/02)
    WASHINGTON -- Democrats on Tuesday questioned whether President Bush's defense budget would give him too much room to expand the war on terrorism without consulting Congress. At one point, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Richard Myers acknowledged it is "absolutely possible" American troops will come in harm's way in the Philippines, where the anti-terror effort is already widening...
    Problems plague spy plane, despite Afghan successes (02/06/02)
    WASHINGTON -- The unmanned RQ-1 Predator spy plane became a star of the war in Afghanistan in November when one operated by the CIA fired Hellfire missiles that helped destroy an al-Qaida leadership compound near Kabul. President Bush's 2003 budget plan calls for spending $158 million to buy 22 more Predators and upgrade existing ones...
    Dole spices up North Carolina Senate race (02/06/02)
    RALEIGH, N.C. -- When Elizabeth Dole entered the race to succeed Sen. Jesse Helms, Republicans couldn't have hoped for a better-known candidate than the former Cabinet secretary, Red Cross chief and presidential candidate. But the star power that has made Dole the prohibitive favorite for the GOP nomination has also made her a target of attacks from her rivals...
    Grand jury indicts American Taliban (02/06/02)
    ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- A federal grand jury indicted John Walker Lindh on 10 charges Tuesday, alleging he was trained by Osama bin Laden's network and then conspired with the Taliban to kill Americans. His lawyers, nonetheless, pleaded for his release until trial...
    Actress Winona Ryder pleads innocent to four felony charges (02/06/02)
    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- Actress Winona Ryder pleaded innocent Tuesday to four felony counts of theft, burglary, vandalism and possession of a controlled substance, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said. Ryder was arrested Dec. 12 for allegedly stealing about $4,800 in clothing from Saks Fifth Avenue in Beverly Hills. Police said she also possessed the painkiller Oxycodone without a prescription...
    Three die in fire despite rescue attempt by TV crew (02/06/02)
    LOS ANGELES -- Three children died in a fire Tuesday despite rescue efforts by members of a television crew that had been filming nearby and rushed in with buckets and garden hoses. The bodies of the 4-year-old girl and boys ages 3 and 5 were found in a first-floor bedroom, where the fire appeared to have started, said Fire Department Battalion Chief Robert Franco...
    Bar Association finishes ethics rules overhaul (02/06/02)
    PHILADELPHIA -- The Enron case, with its allegations of shady financial deals and accounting cover-ups, could reopen a contentious issue for lawyers -- whether they have a greater duty to protect a client or to prevent a crime. The American Bar Association completed work Tuesday overhauling the code of ethics for lawyers, a five-year effort that included emotional debates over lawyers' competing loyalties...
    Men tried in beating of black trooper (02/06/02)
    DETROIT -- Two white men accused of beating a black state trooper for dancing with a white woman at a bar face a second trial Wednesday in an overwhelmingly white county that has long had a racist reputation. Local leaders say they would like nothing better than ridding themselves of the racist image that has clung to once-rural Livingston County, now a fast-growing part of suburban Detroit's outer fringe...
    Lab - Bullet from victim's backpack came from Columbine gunman (02/06/02)
    DENVER -- A bullet found in the backpack of a student slain in the 1999 Columbine massacre was fired by one of the teen-age gunmen, according to test results released Tuesday. The student's mother asked for the new testing after the parents of another slain Columbine High School student alleged their son had been shot by a Denver police sergeant rather than one of the gunmen...
    Monsanto earnings decline in fourth quarter; sales gain (02/06/02)
    ST. LOUIS -- Monsanto Co.'s losses widened in the fourth quarter as restructuring expenses offset modest sales gains, the St. Louis-based agricultural and biotech company said Tuesday. For the period ending Dec. 31, Monsanto lost $104 million, or 40 cents per share, compared with a loss of $52 million, or 20 cents per share, in the fourth quarter of 2000...
    Busch teams with Bacardi to offer malt beverage (02/06/02)
    ST. LOUIS -- Anheuser-Busch is teaming up with rum giant Bacardi USA on the latest entry into the "malternative" specialty alcohol market. Anheuser-Busch, maker of Budweiser, Bud Light and other beers, will produce, market and distribute Bacardi Silver. Bacardi will provide the rum flavor, and the companies will have an equal stake, officials said...
    Congressman goes on trial for corruption (02/06/02)
    CLEVELAND -- Rep. James A. Traficant Jr., the congressman known for his scorched-earth rhetoric and arm-waving theatrics, went on trial on corruption charges Tuesday, defending himself without the benefit of a law degree. "I'm like a mouse looking up at an elephant asking the elephant to surrender, quite frankly," the nine-term Democrat told ABC's "Good Morning America" before entering the federal courthouse...
    FBI investigates cheese company (02/06/02)
    NEWARK, N.J. -- The FBI confirmed Tuesday that it has searched the headquarters of a New Jersey-based cheese company and removed manufacturing and financial documents. Suprema Specialties Inc., which makes cheeses under the Suprema di Avellino brand name, began its own investigation of its financial statements after its controller and chief financial officer resigned Dec. 21. Nasdaq officials halted trading of the company's stock the same day...
    Religious sect member claims she had miscarriage (02/06/02)
    ATTLEBORO, Mass. -- A member of a religious sect that rejects modern medicine had a miscarriage in November and is not hiding the baby from authorities, her lawyer told a judge Tuesday. Rebecca and David Corneau had previously refused to say whether a baby even exists. Attorney J.W. Carney said Rebecca Corneau now would be willing to testify about the miscarriage...
    Bush proposes 'charter forests' (02/06/02)
    WASHINGTON -- The Bush administration wants Congress to approve a plan for "charter forests," a new category of federal forest land that would be managed locally. Some Democrats and conservationists worry it's an attempt to circumvent environmental protections. They already are upset that the Bush administration is revising Clinton-era forest policies, including the "roadless rule" protecting more than 58 million acres from most logging and road construction...
    Powell tells Congress there must be regime change in Iraq (02/06/02)
    AP Diplomatic WriterWASHINGTON (AP) -- Secretary of State Colin Powell told members of Congress Wednesday that there must be a "regime change" in Iraq and he suggested that the United States "might have to do it alone." At a House hearing, Powell said President Bush was considering "the most serious set of options one might imagine" for dealing with President Saddam Hussein and his defiance of U.N. international weapons inspections...
    U.S. trader suspected of defrauding Irish bank of $750 million (02/06/02)
    Associated Press WriterBALTIMORE (AP) -- A Baltimore-based trader is suspected of defrauding Allied Irish Banks of $750 million, officials of Ireland's biggest company said Wednesday in an announcement that sent its shares tumbling on world markets...
    Lawmakers criticize proposed cutback in shipbuilding (02/06/02)
    Associated Press WriterWASHINGTON (AP) -- Many lawmakers on Capitol Hill are challenging the administration's plan to cut back on shipbuilding even as the proposed Pentagon budget would zoom up by $48 billion to $379 billion. "The trend in shipbuilding worsens in this budget," Rep. Ike Skelton, top Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee, told Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld at a hearing Wednesday...
    Stocks slip again on investor doubs about earnings, accounting (02/06/02)
    AP Business WriterNEW YORK (AP) -- Wall Street waded through another disappointing session Wednesday, dropping for the fourth straight day as investors looked in vain for firm indications that business is improving and corporate accounting can be trusted...
    Congress issues second subpoena to ex-CEO Lay (02/06/02)
    WASHINGTON -- Congress dug forcefully into the Enron debacle on Tuesday with a second subpoena for Kenneth Lay, the former chairman of the energy trading firm, and a sympathetic hearing for a laid-off employee whose retirement savings all but disappeared when the company failed...
    Pakistan calls for mediation over dispute with India (02/06/02)
    MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan -- Pakistan's president accused India of "state terrorism" in Kashmir and called Tuesday for international mediation to resolve the crisis that has threatened war between the South Asian neighbors. In a televised address marking Kashmir Solidarity Day, President Pervez Musharraf accused the Indian army of "unprecedented suppression and human rights violations" in the part of Kashmir under India's control...
    Commuter train derails; 18 killed (02/06/02)
    DURBAN, South Africa -- A commuter train collided with a freight train in South Africa on Tuesday, killing 18 people and injuring about 100 others, including several children traveling home from school. Six cars of commuter train's cars derailed when it crashed into the back of the freight train near the port city of Durban. Two of the dead were children, a Metrorail official said. Authorities said eight people were critically injured and 59 others were in serious condition...
    Gunmen storm courtroom, shoot, kill three defendants (02/06/02)
    JENIN, West Bank -- An enraged mob led by two dozen gunmen, including members of the Palestinian security forces, burst into a heavily guarded courtroom Tuesday and killed three men convicted in a vigilante killing -- highlighting a breakdown of law and order in the Palestinian territories...
    Security forces restore calm in Nigeria (02/06/02)
    LAGOS, Nigeria -- Heavily armed security forces clamped down Tuesday on several Lagos neighborhoods rocked by three days of ethnic rioting that destroyed homes, killed close to 100 people and sent thousands fleeing. Residents of the northern neighborhoods of Mushin and Idi Araba, where fighting between Yoruba and Hausa militants began Saturday, were ordered to walk with their hands above their heads as a precaution...
    U.N. says Iraq ready to resume talks (02/06/02)
    UNITED NATIONS -- Iraq is prepared to resume dialogue with the United Nations, but the world organization did not indicate whether Saddam Hussein's government is willing to discuss the return of U.N. weapons inspectors. Secretary of State Colin Powell said Tuesday there was nothing to talk about unless Iraq agrees to the inspectors' return...
    Police close to solving kidnapping case (02/06/02)
    KARACHI, Pakistan -- Authorities know the identity of reporter Daniel Pearl's kidnappers and are "very close to resolving the case," a top police official said Tuesday. Sources said three men had been arrested for sending last week's e-mails that contained photographs of Pearl...
    Jackson outmans basketball rival Central (02/06/02)
    It looked early like records and past performances could be set aside when rivals Cape Central and Jackson tangled Tuesday. Cape Central controlled the early action to build a 12-2 lead in the first three minutes, but Jackson withstood the Central rush to hand the Tigers a 68-39 defeat in a SEMO Conference matchup at Tiger Field House...
    Notre Dame knocks off Kennett for league win (02/06/02)
    KENNETT, Mo.-- Travis Siebert scored 20 points as Notre Dame posted an impressive SEMO Conference road victory Tuesday night, 58-46 over Kennett. Scott Wittenborn and Doug Schaefer each added 10 points for the Bulldogs, who improved to 16-6 overall and 5-2 in league play...
    Southeast looks for talent to fill small gaps in roster (02/06/02)
    Southeast Missouri State University football coach Tim Billings said he hopes to land as many as 15 players during the national signing period that begins today. The Indians, who have gone 7-15 in their first two seasons under Billings, lost just eight seniors from last year's 4-7 squad, including only three starters...
    Gonzaga enjoying first time in top 10 (02/06/02)
    SPOKANE, Wash. -- Two wins over Portland and a loss by Oklahoma State have put Gonzaga at No. 9 this week in The Associated Press college basketball poll, the first appearance in the Top 10 in the school's history. Gonzaga also became the first Washington state team since Washington was seventh in 1984-85 to reach such a high poll ranking...
    No suspense left in national signing tradition (02/06/02)
    DALLAS -- Not so long ago, the most sought-after high school recruits wouldn't make their college choice known until national signing day. Then they'd draw out the suspense even longer with their own news conferences. Many would even make their choice public by picking up that school's cap from three or more different caps in front of them...
    Once hopeful, Illinois now trying to just hang on (02/06/02)
    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Coach Bill Self's main concern is getting No. 21 Illinois to play its best heading into the NCAA tournament. That's just a month away, and the Illini have never looked worse. Illinois (15-7, 4-5) has lost three games in a row, is in danger of slipping out of the rankings for the first time this season and has yet to win a conference road game. Picked by many to contend for the Final Four, the Illini are not even a lock to make the tournament...
    Pro Bowl rosters are works in progress (02/06/02)
    As usual, the NFL's Pro Bowl rosters are a work in progress, changing as players weigh the benefits of a week in Hawaii against a week of healing from the long season. So far, well over a dozen have chosen healing. One chose marriage. Matt Birk's wedding is set for Friday, and the Minnesota Vikings center decided that would take precedence over playing in Saturday's game. His roster spot was turned over to Jeremy Newberry of the San Francisco 49ers...
    Blues unable to hold off rally by Islanders (02/06/02)
    UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- Brad Isbister scored a tip-in goal midway through the third period as the New York Islanders completed a rally from three one-goal deficits and defeated the St. Louis Blues 4-3 Tuesday night. Standing 10-feet from the goal, Isbister tipped Mariusz Czerkawski's pass from the left boards past goalie Brent Johnson at 10:21 to give the Islanders a three-game unbeaten streak (2-0-1)...
    Baseball postpones contraction until 2003 (02/06/02)
    NEW YORK -- Faced with a string of legal losses, baseball commissioner Bud Selig finally decided Tuesday that the sport won't try to eliminate teams until 2003. Baseball had attempted to fold the Minnesota Twins and Montreal Expos but was thwarted by the Twins' landlord, which obtained an injunction that forced the team to honor its 2002 lease...
    More party time for Super Bowl champion Patriots, fans (02/06/02)
    BOSTON -- The New England Patriots were dismissed as mediocre, called lucky when they moved through the playoffs, and seen as sacrificial lambs in the Super Bowl. On Tuesday, the Patriots were simply Super Bowl champions to the estimated 1.2 million fans who packed the streets of Boston and City Hall Plaza...
    Close games provide Indians hope (02/06/02)
    Despite losing two road games last week, I could not have been more proud of our basketball team. Our players continue to practice hard and play hard and they continue to play with some good basketball teams. Tennessee State is really coming on right now and they jumped out on top in last Thursday's game, but our guys battled back and actually took a five-point lead with just over five minutes remaining. ...
    Tanning lamps linked to doubled risk for some skin cancers (02/06/02)
    WASHINGTON -- Tanning lamps can double the risk of some common types of skin cancer, particularly for the young, according to researchers who suggest that tanning salons should be closed to minors. In a study to appear today in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, researchers found that people who used tanning devices were 1.5 to 2.5 times more likely to have common kinds of skin cancer than were people who did not use the devices...
    Red raspberries infuse cake with romance (02/06/02)
    If you're looking for a Valentine's Day dessert, think red. Then think a little more. Consider a frozen dessert sweet enough to melt a heart -- or hearts, if the cook is generous, and sociable. A red raspberry ice cream cake with raspberry Amaretto sauce combines all these seductive qualities. Beyond the visual and romantic, this is a practical little number, too. It's a snap to make and you can prepare it up to a month ahead, then keep it frozen until you are ready to serve it...
    When the Mothman cometh, the wife goeth (02/06/02)
    (Warning: This column contains spoilers for "A Beautiful Mind" and "The Mothman Prophecies.") Sometimes things happen in a woman's life that make her wonder whether her marriage is all it should be. I've experienced a series of them lately. You be the judge...
    Bond between food and sex has been constant in every culture (02/06/02)
    Southeast Missourian/Stephan Frazier "Better Than, Better Than Sex Cake" with Valentine's Day conversation hearts candy. They say the way to a man's heart is through his stomach. It's a truth worth contemplating as Valentine's Day approaches. After all, as the poet Turgenev observed, "The genius of love and the genius of hunger... ...
    Master mix with cinnamon smells fantastic (02/06/02)
    $$$Start smcclanahan The marvelous smell of cinnamon baking in the oven is like no other. It's spicy-sweet aroma wafts through your kitchen and through the rest of your house, causing family members to come and ask "Whatcha makin'?" Our first recipe today starts with a master mix. The mix makes a large batch. It is to be kept on hand for future baking days, or can be jarred up and given as a gift. Read through the ingredients and the steps fully before starting to avoid any confusion...
    Natural light has role in shedding (02/06/02)
    $$$Start jkoch By Dr. John Koch Question: I have two dogs. One is strictly an outdoor dog that we adopted a few years ago when he showed up half-starved on our doorstep. He is a mixed breed with maybe some collie and black lab in his background. ...
    Ruben Stacey (02/06/02)
    CAIRO, Ill. -- Ruben Earl Stacey of Cairo died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2002, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Heavenly Gates Funeral Home.
    Herbert Haney (02/06/02)
    EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Herbert Haney, 72, of East Prairie died Monday, Feb. 4, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born Dec. 27, 1929, at Commerce, Mo., son of Oliver and Gladys Hockersmith Haney. He and Genevieve Woods were married June 12, 1953...
    Calvin Glastetter (02/06/02)
    NEW HAMBURG, Mo. -- Calvin E. Glastetter, 54, of Peoria, Ill., died Monday, Feb. 4, 2002, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. He was born Aug. 23, 1947, at New Hamburg, son of Bernard and Anna Westrich Glastetter. He and Jacqueline L. Crawford were married Aug. 2, 1969, in Peoria...
    Jack Bledsoe (02/06/02)
    SIKESTON, Mo. -- Leaston "Jack" Bledsoe, 79, of Sikeston died Monday, Feb. 4, 2002, at Miner Nursing Center. He was born Nov. 23, 1922, in Westport, Tenn., son of James Thomas and Era Baccum Bledsoe. Bledsoe had worked for Associated Natural Gas Co...
    Victor Martin (02/06/02)
    Victor Martin, 59, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Oct. 2, 1942, at Neelyville, Mo., son of Victor and Melba Crume Martin. He and Shelia Young were married Dec. 27, 1987, in Chicago. Martin retired in 1997 from Chicago Transit Authority. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Chicago. The Martins moved to Cape Girardeau in 2001 from Chicago...
    Billy Angle (02/06/02)
    John Billy Angle, 60, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
    Births 2/6/02 (02/06/02)
    Sterling Daughter to Jerry D. and Sheryl D. Sterling Jr. of Jackson, Mo., Southeast Missouri Hospital, 8:35 a.m. Friday, Jan. 25, 2002. Name, Hailey Elizabeth. Weight, 9 pounds 10 ounces. First child. Mrs. Sterling is the former Sheryl Boehl, daughter of Robert and Flossie Boehl of Marble Hill, Mo. She is employed at the U.S. District Courts in Cape Girardeau. Sterling is the son of Linda Anderson of Rockport, Texas, and Jerry Sterling Sr. of Foristell, Mo. He is employed at Jim Wilson Co...
    Cape police report 02/06/02 (02/06/02)
    Cape Girardeau Wednesday, Feb. 6 ArrestsMary Jane Pierce, 37, of Sikeston, Mo., was arrested Monday on an outstanding warrant. Craig Ellis Harris, 35, of 800 W. Rodney was arrested Monday for probation violation. Alia Jeanine Shurn, 17, of 805 Ranney was arrested Monday for stealing...
    Cape fire report 02/06/01 (02/06/02)
    Cape Girardeau Wednesday, Feb. 6 Firefighters responded to the following calls Tuesday:At 4:54 a.m., a medical assist at the rear of 1212 S. Ellis. At 12:43 p.m., a still alarm at 2027 Broadway. At 3:11 p.m., a medical assist at 4210 Route K. Jackson...
    Out of the past 2/6/02 (02/06/02)
    10 years ago: Feb. 6, 1992 Public works committee of U.S. House of Representatives has directed General Services Administration to conduct study of space needs for all federal agencies based in Cape Girardeau; as result of study, decision could ultimately be made to proceed with expansion of present Federal Building, construction of new building, or acquisition of buildings to house federal offices...
    Mishap-prone sub needs more than review (02/06/02)
    The USS Greeneville definitely has a problem. For the third time in a year, the mishap-prone submarine has been involved in a collision -- twice with another vessel. In February 2001, it collided with a Japanese fishing boat off Hawaii, killing nine men aboard the boat. In August, it ran aground trying to enter the Saipan seaport...
    4-H marks 100 years of developing youths (02/06/02)
    It's a big year for 4-H, and it is an appropriate time for all of us to think about what the long-lived organization has done for our communities. The first 4-H group was formed 100 years ago. By 1911, members had developed the 4-H symbol as we know it today: a four-leaf clover with the leaves standing for head, heart, hands and health. (The fourth H originally stood for hustle.)...
    Cable-TV should be available at decent cost (02/06/02)
    To the editor: Normally I have a good sense of humor and a very upbeat attitude. Now, however, I am getting upset about what might be considered as the little things. Over the past year, Charter Communications has in-creased cable-TV prices by 41.67 percent, and I tend to think this is excessive. ...
    Make candidates spend set amount of own money (02/06/02)
    To the editor: To the Speak Out caller who commented about the Enron contributions: The Republicans and Democrats both took them. If I remember right, the large amounts went to the Republicans. Very small amounts went to the Democrats, and one very honest Democrat sent hers back...
    Speak Out A 02/06/02 (02/06/02)
    Pinpointing problems I AM writing in reference to the front-page article concerning the Praxis II exam for teachers. I think the issue was presented a bit one-sided. I am currently in my first half of student teaching. I took the Praxis II and passed. ...
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