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Stories from Tuesday, February 19, 2002

Despite occasional rainfall, season has firefighters busy (02/19/02)
Burning tips Watch your fire. Pay attention to shifts in the wind. Douse embers. Keep a water hose or extinguisher handy. Make sure it works before starting the fire. Check to see what you can legally burn. In the city, it is permissible to burn yard waste only...
New drivers would get anti-DWI info with licenses (02/19/02)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- When a new driver goes to get a license, they would also get information on the dangers of driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs under a bill Senate committee heard on Monday. The measure would require workers at license bureaus to give the information, which would likely come in the form of brochures, to all first time driver's license applicants...
Children's charm - 'Peter Rabbit' tale marks 100 years (02/19/02)
NEW YORK -- Peter Rabbit, the naughty bunny who creates havoc when he steals into Mr. McGregor's vegetable garden, remains a charming mischief-maker after 100 years. Written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter, "The Tale of Peter Rabbit" has been reprinted more than 250 times since 1902. ...
Learning briefs 2/19/02 (02/19/02)
Scholarship orientation set for Friday at SEMO A Scholarship First STEP orientation will be held Friday at Southeast Missouri State University for students receiving governor's, president's, regents' and university scholarships. First STEP (Southeast Testing Enrollment Program) activities will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the University Center...
Nearly 500 get December degrees (02/19/02)
Southeast Missouri State University conferred degrees on 487 students at the Dec. 15 commencement ceremony. The following area students, listed by hometown, graduated with honors or advanced degree. Benton: Brandi Nicole Hamm, bachelor of science in business administration, graduated cum laude...
Hail to relief - Presidents Day offers chance to shop, relax (02/19/02)
and Heather Kronmueller ~ Southeast Missourian On Valentine's Day, people love. On Memorial Day, people remember. On Christmas, people give. But on Presidents Day, people shop. Instead of mulling over important presidential trivia like who was the first U.S. president to live in the White House -- it was John Adams -- or who was the first president to receive a patent -- that was Abraham Lincoln -- many Americans spent their day buying things...
United We Read (02/19/02)
United We Read is a community-wide reading project through February. Residents are encouraged to read John Grisham's "A Painted House." Today's discussions:
  • Location: GIRL SCOUT OFFICE, 1432 KURRE LANE
  • TIME: 6:30 p.m...
  • Cape native patrolling Olympics (02/19/02)
    Staff Sgt. Brian Little and his bomb-sniffing German shepherd Kazan were sent to the Middle East for Operation Enduring Freedom after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11. Now they're patrolling the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, Utah, where the spectators and athletes seem glad to see security forces...
    Dolls getting more racially diverse (02/19/02)
    CHICAGO -- One girl is black, the second white. But Allister Byrd and Samantha Arvin say the same thing when it comes to playing with dolls. They love them in any color -- black, white, brown, you name it. Toy makers are taking note with new doll lines that are more diverse than ever, including the first multiracial Barbie, which was on display last week at the American International Toy Fair in New York. ...
    Lawmakers take another run at horse racing bill (02/19/02)
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Lawmakers are making another run at attracting more horse racing to Missouri. A bill heard by a Senate panel Monday would allow year-round simulcasting at tracks, allowing bettors to wager on races at other tracks that are shown on TV screens...
    Embattled cardinal receives prayers of area Catholics (02/19/02)
    As calls for Cardinal Bernard F. Law's resignation intensify because of his handling of allegations that priests sexually abused children, some Catholics in Cape Girardeau and Springfield, Mo., remember the Boston prelate as a compassionate man. The cardinal still has many friends and admirers in Cape Girardeau. He served as bishop for the Springfield-Cape Girardeau Diocese from 1973 to 1984...
    House gives initial approval to give medals posthumously (02/19/02)
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Widows of World War II veterans would become eligible for special state medals under legislation given initial approval Monday by the House. The medal program already is available to living veterans who served in the military at some point between Dec. 7, 1941, and Sept. 30, 1945. About 35,000 people have been approved for medals...
    Budget squeeze offers tough options (02/19/02)
    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Everything points to a call for widespread job cuts when Gov. George Ryan releases his new budget Wednesday. "Every major corporation in the country is laying people off because they've got too many for the revenues they've been able to generate. State government is no different," the governor said last week...
    State planning under way for Lincoln bicentennial (02/19/02)
    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- The 200th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's birth is seven years away, but plans for a statewide celebration are already under way. "This is an important event. It's once in a lifetime," said state Comptroller Daniel Hynes, who is heading the state's Lincoln Bicentennial Commission...
    Utilities tax would fund advocate for consumers (02/19/02)
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Looking for new money to help balance the budget, Gov. Bob Holden has resurrected an old idea -- taxing utilities to fund the state's consumer advocacy office. Holden's proposed $19 billion budget would stop providing general tax revenues to the Office of Public Counsel and instead fund it entirely through a new utilities tax...
    Illinois budget growth (02/19/02)
    BUDGET GROWTH Growth in the Illinois state budget, according to the governor's budget office: Fiscal 1999 $38.465 billion, 7.3 percent increase (from $35.857 billion in 1998). Fiscal 2000 $43.751 billion, 13.7 percent increase. Fiscal 2001...
    House OKs adding lawmakers to panel that oversees building (02/19/02)
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The House gave initial approval Monday to a bill adding lawmakers to the Missouri Board of Public Buildings, the committee that oversees the Capitol and other state buildings. House Speaker Jim Kreider has said it is important to have House and Senate leaders on the state buildings committee because the Capitol is used by lawmakers...
    House chair cuts back road plan (02/19/02)
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The chairman of the House Transportation Committee says he is scaling back a transportation funding plan in hopes of gaining support from lawmakers and voters. Rep. Don Koller had proposed a roughly $850 million plan, but said Monday he was paring it to around $650 million...
    Law school dean named at MU (02/19/02)
    The Associated Press JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- R. Lawrence Dessem has been named the new dean of the University of Missouri at Columbia School of Law. Dessem, professor and dean of the Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University in Georgia, will begin his new duties July 1, the University of Missouri said Monday...
    Illinois educator and detective team up to save local history (02/19/02)
    ZEIGLER, Ill. -- Felix and Oscar. The Lone Ranger and Tonto. Lucy and Ethel. Simon and Garfunkel. There have been many unlikely dynamic duos, but perhaps none more unlikely than the educator and the detective. The two local men, who were thrown together by a chance meeting at a local restaurant, ended up solving the case of the disappearing history...
    Malden woman faces trial for conspiracy (02/19/02)
    Daily Dunklin Democrat KENNETT, Mo. -- A rural Malden, Mo., woman will stand trial for her role in an alleged murder-for-hire plot last November. Shirley Kay Goodman, 48, mother of a man also suspected in the plot, appeared Friday in Dunklin County Circuit Court for a preliminary hearing on charges of conspiring to commit first-degree murder...
    Cardwell clerk charged with theft (02/19/02)
    Daily Dunklin Democrat KENNETT, Mo. -- Melony Back was back in Dunklin County Circuit Court on Friday. The former Cardwell city clerk appeared before Judge Dan J. Crawford, accompanied by her attorney W. Edward Reeves, of Caruthersville, Mo. She's facing 13 counts of forgery and one count of stealing in connection with missing city funds...
    Death penalty reinstated in double slaying (02/19/02)
    Standard Democrat WARRENTON, Mo. -- A jury reinstated the death penalty for a man charged in a gruesome double murder. Cecil Barriner of Poplar Bluff, Mo., was found guilty again Friday of two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of Irene Sisk and her teen-age granddaughter, Candace, both of Tallapoosa, Mo...
    New poll - Illinoisans against casino for Rosemont (02/19/02)
    CHICAGO -- A new poll shows more than twice as many Illinois residents oppose a casino for suburban Rosemont than support such a project. The telephone poll taken for the Chicago Tribune and WGN-TV showed 54 percent of those surveyed opposed to any casino for Rosemont, and only 23 percent favoring one. Another 23 percent had no opinion...
    Authorities return to search crematory grounds for bodies (02/19/02)
    NOBLE, Ga. -- Grim-faced investigators on Monday unearthed dozens more corpses scattered around a northwest Georgia crematory, finding skeletons sealed in vaults and bodies that had been dragged into a shed. The count rose to 139. Forensics teams said they had identified 27 bodies, and agents warned they expected to find many more. "I can't even begin to guess" what the total will be, said Dr. Kris Sperry, the state's chief medical examiner...
    Survivors threaten to boycott museum over Holocaust art (02/19/02)
    NEW YORK -- Some Holocaust survivors have threatened to boycott an upcoming exhibit of Holocaust-related art that features a depiction of a concentration camp built from Lego blocks. The exhibit, "Mirroring Evil: Nazi Imagery/Recent Art," is scheduled to open at the Jewish Museum in New York on March 17. Its catalogue has already been released, generating plenty of debate and outrage...
    Sept. 11 tape shows FDNY response from inside Tower 1 (02/19/02)
    NEW YORK -- The firefighters' movements are calm as they arrive at the burning north tower of the World Trade Center. Their eyes grow wide as the magnitude of their mission becomes clear. Then come the thumps -- one after another -- and a voice saying that people are jumping...
    World digest 02/19/02 (02/19/02)
    Torpedo used on Kursk removed from service MOSCOW -- A practice torpedo powered by an unstable fuel may have sent the nuclear submarine Kursk to the bottom of the Barents Sea, the Russian navy chief said Monday, adding that he had ordered the weapon taken out of service...
    People talk 2/19 (02/19/02)
    Woman who stole mail put in psychiatric care LONDON -- A schizophrenic woman who stole mail from the home of soccer star David Beckham and Spice Girl Victoria Beckham was ordered Monday to be detained indefinitely in a psychiatric hospital. Chinyelu Mary Obue pleaded guilty in November to stealing mail last July from the married couple's home in Alderley Edge, northwestern England...
    United, mechanics agree on contract (02/19/02)
    CHICAGO -- United Airlines reached a tentative contract agreement Monday with the union representing its 12,800 mechanics and aircraft cleaners, averting by less than 36 hours a strike that could have grounded the world's second-biggest carrier. If ratified by mechanics in a March 5 vote, the settlement would end a bitter two-year contract dispute, give the mechanics their first raise since 1994 and remove a substantial roadblock to the ailing carrier's recovery. ...
    Accounting fears prompt Wall Street's latest selloff (02/19/02)
    AP Business WriterNEW YORK (AP) -- Concerns over a widening congressional investigation of Enron further soured the market's mood Tuesday and sent stocks tumbling. The selloff pulled the Dow Jones industrials down more than 150 points and sent the Nasdaq composite index to its lowest close this year...
    Mom who drowned children goes to trial (02/19/02)
    HOUSTON -- Andrea Yates had a history of suicide attempts and was so psychotic that her delusions drove her to drown her children in their bathtub, a defense attorney told jurors Monday as her capital murder trial got under way. Prosecutors agreed she suffered from a mental illness but contended Yates was well aware her actions were wrong when she held each of her children beneath water until they could no longer breathe...
    Relatives try to move on with lives (02/19/02)
    WASHINGTON -- A grandfather who lost two generations of family pursues legal action against those he holds responsible. Four cats, two college students and a baby help one woman fill the void created by her partner's death. A man starts a new life without his wife...
    Police testify at start of Yates trial (02/19/02)
    Associated Press WriterHOUSTON (AP) -- When Russell Yates learned his five children had been killed, he fell to the ground and then threw a chair across the yard, a police officer testified Tuesday. "I just thought it best for me not to talk to him," Houston Police Sgt. David Svahn said. "He was very, very upset."...
    Man arrested at LA airport with inactive explosive (02/19/02)
    LOS ANGELES -- An inactive Army National Guardsman was arrested early Monday after trying to pass a nonfunctioning military explosive through security at Los Angeles International Airport, police said. A screener became concerned after noticing the device, which resembled an M-80 firecracker, said Los Angeles police Sgt. Greg Glodery...
    Queen Elizabeth II begins visit to Jamaica (02/19/02)
    KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Queen Elizabeth II arrived Monday on a visit to Jamaica, where she remains ceremonial monarch but citizens are increasingly questioning their centuries-old ties to the crown. She was met on a red carpet at Kingston's international airport by Prime Minister P.J. Patterson and Gov. Gen. Howard Cooke, the Jamaican who performs the largely symbolic role of representing the queen here...
    U.S. general working to establish Afghan army (02/19/02)
    KABUL, Afghanistan -- A U.S. general began a mission on Monday to help Afghanistan establish a national army with fighters loyal to the central government instead of the tribal leaders or warlords. The visit by Maj. Gen. Charles Campbell, chief of staff of the U.S. Central Command, is part of a plan to create a training program for the Afghan army, a U.S. military representative said...
    Peru high court upholds sentence against American (02/19/02)
    LIMA, Peru -- Peru's Supreme Court has upheld a 20-year prison sentence against American Lori Berenson for collaborating with leftist rebels to seize Congress, the presiding justice said Monday. Guillermo Cabala said that four of the five judges on the panel that oversees criminal appeals voted to confirm the 20-year sentence. One judge voted to reduce the sentence...
    Bush declares Japan on 'path to reform' (02/19/02)
    TOKYO -- Sizing up Asia's trouble spots, President Bush said Tuesday that Japan's recession-ravaged economy "is on the path to reform" and urged the nation's legislature to help curb the spread of terrorism in the region. "Freedom will prevail. Civilization and terrorism cannot coexist," Bush said in an address to the Diet, the oldest legislative body in Asia. "And by defeating terror, we will defend the peace of the world."...
    Ex-Israeli leader Netanyahu says Palestinian Authority must go (02/19/02)
    JERUSALEM -- Exuding confidence that he will return to power, former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that Israel must remove Yasser Arafat and destroy the Palestinian Authority -- perhaps via military assault -- before peace talks can resume...
    Victims of Congo's volcano face uncertain future, life in tents (02/19/02)
    GOMA, Congo -- Given the choice, Kasavuka Mopepe says he would take a war over a volcanic eruption any day. "At least war may leave some things intact," said Mopepe, whose house and soap factory were wiped out when Mount Nyiragongo erupted on Jan. 17. "Lava will definitely consume everything standing in its path."...
    Legislators demand Nepalese government's resignation (02/19/02)
    KATMANDU, Nepal -- In a session marked by scuffles and noisy recriminations, Nepalese legislators on Monday said the government should resign because it ignored repeated calls for help in advance of a rebel attack that killed 137 people. In the aftermath of the deadliest assault in Nepal's 6-year war, lawmakers knocked down a podium, tussled with guards and shouted for the government's resignation; they took no action on Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba's request to extend a state of emergency.. ...
    First witness says Milosevic planned Kosovo invasion (02/19/02)
    THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- Slobodan Milosevic ended a three-day tirade against "new colonialism" by the West, then heard the first prosecution witness in his war crimes trial testify later Monday about a Yugoslav scorched-earth plan to kill Kosovo Muslims...
    4 Israelis shot and killed in Palestinian ambush (02/19/02)
    Associated Press WriterJERUSALEM (AP) -- Four Israelis were shot and killed and three others wounded, two critically, in a Palestinian attack in the West Bank on Tuesday, Israeli military sources said. The sources, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the shootings occurred near the Palestinian village of Ein Arik, west of Ramallah...
    South Koreans hope Bush eases off harsh words (02/19/02)
    SEOUL, South Korea -- At their first meeting a year ago, President Bush embarrassed South Korean President Kim Dae-jung when he told reporters he was skeptical about North Korea. Many people here interpreted the remarks in Washington as criticism of the pace and scope of Kim's "sunshine" policy of trying to engage his communist neighbor with food aid and other incentives...
    Season ends for Perryville girls (02/19/02)
    SIKESTON, Mo. -- No. 4 seed Perryville fell to No. 5 Sikeston 61-56 Monday in first-round action of the Class 3A, District 1 girls basketball tournament. Sikeston's 19-4 advantage at the free-throw line -- 28 attempts to six for Perryville -- was a major factor in the final outcome...
    KU replaces Duke as No. 1 team in AP poll (02/19/02)
    Kansas, the only team besides Duke to be ranked No. 1 in the AP college basketball poll this season, moved back into the top spot Monday. The Jayhawks (23-2) took advantage of Duke's loss at Maryland on Sunday to reclaim the top ranking, receiving 48 first-place votes and 1,745 points from the national media panel...
    A game - Otahks win big (02/19/02)
    Ed Arnzen left the emotion for another time following his final home game as Southeast Missouri State University's women's basketball coach Monday night. "I know it sounds like a cliché, something made up, but to me the most important thing was that this basketball team keeps the momentum going," Arnzen said. "Maybe in two weeks, I might look back and think about it differently, but not right now."...
    Indians face EIU in home finale (02/19/02)
    Southeast Missouri State University men's basketball coach Gary Garner couldn't be happier his only senior has bounced back from adversity to enjoy a solid final season. Monte Gordon, who has overcome his share of problems during his two-year Southeast career, will play his final home game tonight as the Indians face Eastern Illinois at the Show Me Center. The contest will be televised live by Fox Sports Net South, which goes into 11 million homes in the southern United States...
    English lessons - Tragedies give Hawaii players perspective (02/19/02)
    HONOLULU -- As a child, Carl English made the best of what he had, using lumber, paint and a donated rim to build a basketball court on the only paved road in his tiny hometown in eastern Canada. Years later, and nearly halfway around the world, the days and nights spent on that makeshift court are paying off as English has emerged as one of Hawaii's best all-around players...
    Texans choose Boselli first in expansion draft (02/19/02)
    HOUSTON -- With face-painted fans shouting his name, Tony Boselli became the Houston Texans' top pick Monday -- the second time an expansion team began building a franchise around him. "We have a Hall of Famer and we haven't played a game," general manager Charley Casserly said...
    French chief attacked as skating union seeks judging revolution (02/19/02)
    AP Sports WriterSALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- On a day the International Skating Union leader called a "great moment for us" as he proposed a revolutionary new judging system, two figure skating officials swapped ugly accusations about their roles in reform and the lingering Olympic scandal...
    Parra wins speedskating gold (02/19/02)
    AP Sports WriterKEARNS, Utah (AP) -- Derek Parra set a world record in the 1,500 meters to claim Olympic gold Tuesday, becoming the first double-medalist for the Americans at the speedskating oval. Parra's stunning time of 1 minute, 43.95 seconds was more than a second lower than the pre-Olympic mark of 1:45.20 held by South Korea's Lee Kyu-hyuk...
    Lithuanian couple protest ice dance judging (02/19/02)
    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- The Lithuanians who finished fifth in ice dancing filed a protest Tuesday questioning the judging, adding to the growing controversy in the sport. The protest, filed with International Skating Union referee Alexandr Gorshkov of Russia, questioned the voting that placed the couple lower than two others who fell during Monday's final phase of the competition...
    U.S. medal quest takes holiday off (02/19/02)
    SALT LAKE CITY -- And on the 10th day, they rested -- at least from climbing the medal stand. The U.S. Winter Olympic team, following an unprecedented stretch of at least one medal for nine straight days at its first home games in 22 years, didn't win a gold, silver or bronze Monday -- appropriately enough, a national holiday...
    Burton says blocking was main culprit in wrecks (02/19/02)
    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- One reason Ward Burton is the newest Daytona 500 winner is he chose to be patient and refused to play the blocking game now commonplace on Winston Cup racing's biggest tracks. "You've got somebody coming up behind you 5 mph faster, you can't block them," Burton said Monday, a day after the biggest victory of his career. "It looked to me that every wreck that I was around or saw was about blocking."...
    Sports digest 2/19/02 (02/19/02)
    Football
  • Harold R. "Tubby" Raymond, one of the winningest coaches in college football history, announced Monday he is retiring from the University of Delaware. Raymond, 75, is ending a 36-year career with the Blue Hens after 300 wins. He became just the ninth coach in the history of college football to win 300 games when his team defeated Richmond 10-6 on Nov. 10 at Delaware Stadium...
  • Secret agent - Morris enters spring with new contract (02/19/02)
    JUPITER, Fla. -- Matt Morris appeared to be where he should be Monday after two sessions of spring training mound work. And that's good news for the St. Louis Cardinals, and especially for Morris, who negotiated his own three-year deal with the team last month...
    Garciaparra reports to Red Sox camp with healthy wrist (02/19/02)
    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Nomar Garciaparra did one of the simplest things in baseball Monday. He played catch. That was a very encouraging sight for Red Sox fans. Garciaparra reported to spring training two days early and said his right wrist, which sidelined him most of last season, felt fine. He plans to proceed cautiously to make sure it stays that way...
    Raines signs minor league contract with Marlins (02/19/02)
    MELBOURNE, Fla. -- Tim Raines, hoping to play his 23rd season in the major leagues, signed a minor league contract Monday with the Florida Marlins and was invited to spring training. Raines, 42, came back from a shoulder injury last season and batted .303 with one home run and nine RBIs in 51 games for Montreal and Baltimore...
    Ohno practices for first time since race mishap (02/19/02)
    SALT LAKE CITY -- Apolo Anton Ohno skated Monday for the first time since cutting his left leg in a spectacular short-track crash that probably cost him a gold medal. Ohno was the last American to take the ice for the one-hour, 15-minute workout, clambering over the boards in a red helmet. He skated slowly at first, staying inside the black lane markers while his teammates zipped around...
    Buccaneers' clumsy search for coach ends with Gruden (02/19/02)
    TAMPA, Fla. -- Tampa Bay's long, embarrassing search for a coach ended Monday with the hiring of Jon Gruden, one of the elite candidates they had sought all along. Not only was he the one the Buccaneers coveted after Bill Parcells turned them down, but actually prying him from the Oakland Raiders provided one last bizarre twist to a five-week saga...
    Women under 50 at greater risk after bypass surgery (02/19/02)
    DALLAS -- Women under age 50 are three times more likely than men to die after undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery, new research suggests. A study led by Dr. Viola Vaccarino of Emory University in Atlanta examined 57,187 patients, 30 percent of them women, who had bypass surgery at 23 medical centers across the country between October 1993 and December 1999...
    Fewer medical tests may be enough, national panel says (02/19/02)
    WASHINGTON -- It seems almost every week brings a new headline: Get diabetes tests at younger ages. Seek annual thyroid exams. Get screened for prostate cancer. Oh, and don't forget to check for kidney disease. Specialty medical groups and patient advocates are urging more and more seemingly healthy Americans to get screened for early signs of numerous diseases. After all, spot an illness early and often you can fight it better...
    A school without windows brings days without sunshine (02/19/02)
    hkronmueller Whenever I drive friends past my high school in St. Charles I get the same reaction: "Where, that prison-looking thing?" It was built in the 1970s, but from the looks of it you would think the school was built before the invention of windows. In fact, I only had two classes with windows during my entire four-year stay...
    Most action roles bore Bruce Willis (02/19/02)
    NEW YORK -- "How many times can you run down a street with a gun in your hand, screaming 'NOOOO'?" For Bruce Willis, that's merely a rhetorical question he poses over a light dinner between taping a "Charlie Rose" interview and a gig with his band...
    PBS 'American Masters' honors author Ralph Ellison (02/19/02)
    NEW YORK -- Ralph Ellison, the subject of PBS' latest "American Masters" program, would have appreciated being called an "American" master. Ellison was proud to be black, but just as proud to be American. This apparent conflict brought him both grief and glory...
    Goldie Hardin (02/19/02)
    Goldie M. Moore Hardin, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born April 28, 1919, in Barlow, Ky., daughter of Douglas and Julie Marie Baker Moore. She and Alvie Elvis Hardin were married June 7, 1942, in Cape Girardeau. He died Nov. 22, 1991...
    Lela Mallicoat (02/19/02)
    JACKSON, Mo. -- Lela Geraldine "Jeri" Mallicoat, 82, died Monday, Feb. 18, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 18, 1919, at Oriole, Mo., daughter of William and Maude Pierce Dunn. She married D.W. "Bud" Mallicoat, who died in 1980...
    Mary Bagbey (02/19/02)
    MOUNDS, Ill. -- Mary T. Bagbey, 93, of Mounds died Monday, Feb. 18, 2002, at Daystar Care Center in Cairo, Ill. She was born April 24, 1908, in Cairo, daughter of William and Mamie Ritter Turner. She first married Zon Vick, who preceded her in death. She later married William R. Bagbey, who also preceded her in death...
    Ida Adams (02/19/02)
    PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Ida P. Adams, 77, of Perryville died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2002, at her home. She was born Oct. 2, 1924, in Perry County, daughter of Henry and Ida Mae Tucker Guyott. She and William R. Adams were married June 10, 1945, in Perryville. Adams was a nurse aide, and member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church...
    Sally Hoehner (02/19/02)
    DONGOLA, Ill. -- Sally Ann Hoehner, 63, of Dongola died unexpectedly Sunday, Feb. 17, 2002, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. She was born Feb. 12, 1939, in Belleville, Ill., daughter of Vernon Odell and Florence Elizabeth Lemler Weiss. She and B.W. Hoehner were married June 29, 1954. He died Feb. 7, 2002...
    Mary Statler (02/19/02)
    Mary Margaret Statler, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Feb. 18, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Nov. 19, 1923, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Wilson E. and Doraretta Searcey Blumenberg. She was united in marriage to Burl R. Statler on March 21, 1947, in Cape Girardeau. He survives...
    James Stokes (02/19/02)
    MORLEY, Mo. -- James Archie Stokes, 77, died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2002, following a brief illness. He was born March 9, 1924, in Ratliff, Miss., son of the late Earl and Rachel Jackson Stokes. He served in the U.S. Navy in the Pacific theater during World War II on an aircraft carrier, the USS Hornet. He then served in the U.S. Air Force, retiring as a senior master sergeant after 25 years of service...
    Jack Kinder (02/19/02)
    Jack A. Kinder, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2002, at his home. He was born Oct. 12, 1913, in Scott City, Mo., son of Allen Thurman and Myrtle Emily Gross Kinder. He and Moxene Williamson were married Sept. 18, 1940, at Fredericktown, Mo. She died Oct. 17, 1986...
    William Holley (02/19/02)
    William "Dick" Holley, 76, formerly of Cape Girardeau, passed away Monday, Feb. 18, 2002, at St. Luke's Hospital in St. Louis. Friends may call Thursday, Feb. 21, after 11 a.m. at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson, Mo. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. at the funeral home, followed by interment in Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson. The Rev. Grant Gillard will officiate...
    William Lane Jr. (02/19/02)
    BRAZEAU, Mo. -- William E. Lane Jr., 73, of Brazeau died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2002, at Ste. Genevieve Care Center. He was born Aug. 18, 1928, in Brazeau, son of William E. and Orma Luckey Lane Sr. He and Katherine Hargis were married March 27, 1948. Lane was a retired farmer, and a lifetime member and elder at Brazeau Presbyterian Church...
    Ann Walker (02/19/02)
    COBDEN, Ill. -- Ann Walker, 83, of Cobden died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2002, at Jonesboro Health Care Center in Jonesboro, Ill. She was born June 19, 1918, in Cobden, daughter of John L. and Rosa Alice Dillow Walker. Walker was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church...
    Cape police report 2/19/02 (02/19/02)
    Cape Girardeau Tuesday, Feb. 19 ArrestsScott Gilmer, 37, 20 Morgan Oak, was arrested Sunday for failure to appear and probation violation. BurglaryA burglary was reported Sunday at 331 S. Lorimier. TheftA car was reported stolen Sunday at the 200 block of South Fountain...
    Jackson fire report 2/19 (02/19/02)
    Jackson Tuesday, Feb. 19 Firefighters responded to the following calls Sunday: An emergency medical service on Kimbel Lane. An emergency medical service on East Main Street. An emergency medical service on Clark. Firefighters responded to the following call Monday:...
    Cape fire report 2/19 (02/19/02)
    Cape Girardeau Tuesday, Feb. 19 Firefighters responded to the following calls Sunday:At 4:27 p.m., a dumpster fire at 17 Rivercrest. At 7:13 p.m., a smoke scare at 530 Emerald. At 7:20 p.m., an emergency medical service at 3018 Mimosa. At 7:45 p.m., an emergency medical service at 2328 Lombardo...
    Out of the past 2/19/02 (02/19/02)
    10 years ago: Feb. 19, 1992 Doors to Wal-Mart Supercenter open to public in morning; new Supercenter, 168,000-square-foot retail facility at 3439 William, features wide variety of general merchandise, including full-line grocery store, vision center, auto service center and other departments...
    Firefighting players win by pitching in (02/19/02)
    Now and then, you see a story that sounds like it would make a good movie. Take last week's story about the basketball players in Naylor, Mo., who were on their way to a game but stopped to help fight a house fire that threatened nearby homes. The Naylor team isn't having the best of years on the basketball court. ...
    CHS is marking the history of transition (02/19/02)
    As the school year winds down, nostalgia revs up at Central High School, which has been on Caruthers Avenue since 1953. Next year, students in grades nine through 12 are scheduled to begin classes at the new Central High School on Silver Springs Road overlooking I-55...
    Speak out 2/15/02 (02/19/02)
    Excessive speed WHY DOES Cape Girardeau spend money on speed-limit signs when nobody uses them? I was going down Mount Auburn Road 5 mph over the speed limit. People were passing me left and right and blowing their horns because I was going too slow for them. The same thing happened on Highway 177 between Cape and Procter & Gamble. People out there go 70 to 80 mph. I don't know if they have any cops in that area or not, but I think they should have...
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