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Training available for crusade counselors (03/18/02)
Counselor training has been scheduled for those who wish to pray with individuals as they make commitments to follow to Jesus Christ during the Hope for America Crusade, scheduled April 8-12 at the Show Me Center. In order to assist, all volunteers must complete a single training session conducted by the Rev. Johnny Seabaugh of Jackson, pastor of the Good News Christian Center there...
Oak Ridge officials seek $900,000 sewer bond issue (03/18/02)
OAK RIDGE, Mo. -- City officials want to clean up the stink in Oak Ridge. The town board is asking voters to approve a $900,000 bond issue in the April 2 election to help fund construction of a sewer system. It takes a four-sevenths majority to pass the bond issue, city officials say...
Fire district seeks 10-cent levy hike (03/18/02)
WHITEWATER, Mo. -- The Whitewater Fire Protection District wants to pump up its funding with a 10-cent levy hike. The added money would help fund operations of the rural fire department, including installing hydrants to more easily pump water from farm ponds and lakes. That would lower insurance costs for the district's residents, more than offsetting the higher taxes, fire officials say...
Pub crawlers try to reach 13 bars in 3 hours (03/18/02)
As they entered the bar Sunday night patrons at the Royal N'Orleans were greeted with a hearty hello and a handshake from a leprechaun with a green suit, matching hat and an Irish accent. And as they drank their green beer and toasted good times, Terry Vallelunga, the leprechaun, made balloons animals and performed card tricks...
Mending fences (03/18/02)
Southeast Missourian Within earshot of a calm residential neighborhood street where three boys play basketball on a portable goal, several diesel trucks growl and hiss down a stretch of Highway 74 between the intersections of West End Boulevard and Sprigg Street in Cape Girardeau...
Cape Girardeau City Council agenda 3/18/02 (03/18/02)
Monday, March 18, at 7 p.m. City Hall, 401 Independence Study Session at 5 p.m. Consent Ordinances (Second and third readings) An ordinance enacting Article XVII to Chapter 15 and amending Chapters 5, 17 and 26 of the City Code relating to special event and parade permits...
Road bills in legislative traffic jam (03/18/02)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- During the previous two legislative sessions, transportation funding had been a top issue in the General Assembly. This year, with the governor and lawmakers focused on the budget, transportation could be stuck in a legislative traffic jam...
SEMO's waste watchers (03/18/02)
Project seeks to clean up eating habits By Mark Bliss ~ Southeast Missourian There's no shortage of wasted food at Towers cafeteria where Southeast Missouri State University students routinely leave everything from half-eaten french fries and burgers to mounds of spaghetti on their trays...
Hastert, state push for freeway across farms (03/18/02)
BIG ROCK, Ill. -- Supporters of a proposed "Prairie Parkway" say the freeway would bring big growth to small towns and farming areas 55 miles west of Chicago -- exactly what many residents fear. U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert's acknowledges that the 33-mile north-south freeway linking Interstates 80 and 88 would displace some rural homeowners, but he pledges to deliver the funds for what he calls a vision for the future...
Retired priest admits having molested boys (03/18/02)
ST. LOUIS -- A retired Roman Catholic priest who admits having sexually abused a dozen boys at three different parishes in the 1970s says he likes "to think they've forgotten about it and don't care anymore." "Children were curious about sex. They ask about their own bodies growing up," the Rev. Joseph P. Lessard, who retired in 1993 and now lives near Prairie Du Rocher, Ill., told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch for a story Sunday...
Lawmakers looking at raising tax on cigarettes (03/18/02)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- An initiative petition might be the best route toward asking voters to approve a threefold increase in Missouri's cigarette tax, lawmakers say. Earlier this month, a coalition of health care advocacy groups took the first step toward placing such a question on the November ballot...
Museum finds fossils in own storage vaults (03/18/02)
CHICAGO -- Sometimes a natural history institute as colossal as Chicago's Field Museum digs up some of it best finds in its own storage vaults. It happened recently when the staff rediscovered fossils of a young dinosaur -- perhaps Albertosaurus -- lurking in plaster casing. They decided it was time to examine the cousin to Tyrannosaurus Rex...
Proposed extension faces legal, financial hurdles (03/18/02)
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A plan to extend Kansas Expressway faces legal and monetary hurdles, though officials say the road would alleviate traffic between Springfield and Christian County. Not only does the plan still need funding, subdivisions have sprung up along the proposed route, in some cases causing property value disputes as the county tries to acquire land. ...
'Certificate of need' requirements under review by legislature (03/18/02)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- It's called a "certificate of need" -- the state's way of granting approval for a nursing home to build or expand its facilities. Adopted as Missouri law 23 years ago, the program's intent was to contain health care costs through a process of community planning capped by state approval. An actual need for a new or expanded nursing home had to be shown, because low occupancy drives up the cost of care. Needless to say, health care costs have continued to rise...
Student's letter leads to 'Laramie Project' performance (03/18/02)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A high school theater class's performance of a play about the October 1998 murder of Matthew Shepard was prompted by a letter from a gay student to one of his teachers. "Tonight I am sitting on the edge of my bed and I'm holding in my hand my father's pistol and I wish I had the courage to put it to my head and pull the trigger," the letter read...
States seeking tougher penalties in Microsoft antitrust case (03/18/02)
WASHINGTON -- A convicted monopolist getting off too easy or a company in danger of losing the innovation of its flagship Windows software if punished further? That question is confronting a federal judge as a new phase of Microsoft's antitrust case begins Monday with both sides casting the stakes in dramatic terms...
Depression-era unemployment program fails to reach many jobless (03/18/02)
WASHINGTON -- As many as 4 million people could receive extended unemployment benefits under the economic recovery package signed into law by President Bush. But Anthony Walker, who was laid off by a parking garage in January, will not be one of them...
Paper - Talent was paid $320,000 for lobbying and teaching work (03/18/02)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Jim Talent, who is running for U.S. Senate against Sen. Jean Carnahan, was paid at least $320,000 last year for lobbying part-time and teaching one class at a university, a newspaper reported. Talent, who served four terms in the U.S House of Representatives, was paid more than $230,000 in 2001 by Arent Fox Kintner Plotkin and Kahn, a Washington-based law and lobbying firm, The Kansas City Star reported Sunday...
Boring but reliable blue-chip companies attracting investors (03/18/02)
NEW YORK -- Compared with high-tech, there's nothing glamorous about aluminum, chemical products and basic manufacturing. But investors don't care because they see there's money to be made in reliable Old Economy sectors. "When the economy gets better, you buy the things you need, not the things you want," said Arthur Hogan, chief market analyst at Jefferies & Co. "That's what's going on right now."...
Toyota Camry most-stolen car for fifth year (03/18/02)
DETROIT -- Toyota Camry was the most stolen vehicle model for the fifth-straight year on an annual list that monitors trends in auto theft. Overall, vehicle thefts fell 2.7 percent last year, according to Chicago-based CCC Information Services Inc., an insurance industry tracker of trends in theft and vehicle damage...
Stocks mixed as Wall Street awaits Fed meeting (03/18/02)
AP Business WriterNEW YORK (AP) -- Caution asserted itself on Wall Street Monday as investors collected their wins from last week's advance but shied away from new commitments ahead of a Federal Reserve meeting. Analysts said Wall Street, still unsure about the prognosis for earnings improvement, wanted to hear what the central bank would say Tuesday about the economy, and in turn, interest rates, before making any big moves. Volume was light in lackluster trading...
Bob Clement announces run for U.S. Senate (03/18/02)
Associated Press WriterNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Congressman Bob Clement said Monday he will seek the Democratic nomination to succeed U.S. Sen. Fred Thompson, one day after Tipper Gore decided she would not run for her husband's old seat...
States begin fight for tougher penalties against Microsoft (03/18/02)
AP Technology WriterWASHINGTON (AP) -- Nine states seeking tougher antitrust penalties against Microsoft told a judge Monday the software giant should be forced to release the blueprints for its Internet browser in order to spark competition in a market it illegally dominated...
Ashcroft announces arrests in computer pornography sting (03/18/02)
Associated Press WriterWASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal law enforcement authorities have broken up a computer-based pornography ring that targeted children, Attorney General John Ashcroft said. Announcing "Operation Candyman," Ashcroft said Monday that over 80 people have been arrested in the operation and said more are coming...
Cannery building at Fisherman's Wharf catches fire (03/18/02)
Eds: AMs. CORRECTS throughout that fire occurred at Haslett Warehouse, not The Cannery; ADDS background on location of buildingAP Photos CAFRA101-102, CAJS101; AP Graphic SAN FRANCISCO FIRE The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO -- A fire early Sunday destroyed the fourth floor and roof of a historic landmark on Fisherman's Wharf, authorities said...
Museum exhibit draws protesters (03/18/02)
NEW YORK -- Protesters chanted "Don't go in!" and "Shame on you!" as an exhibit on artists' use of Nazi imagery -- including Lego and Prada death camps -- opened Sunday at the Jewish Museum. "For a Jewish museum to trivialize the Holocaust is outrageous and unacceptable," said Dr. Michael Schulder, a surgeon who joined about 100 protesters behind police barricades across from the museum on Manhattan's Upper East Side...
Former Chrysler head Iacocca says he wants to return but can't (03/18/02)
The Associated Press DETROIT -- Former Chrysler Corp. chairman Lee Iacocca wants to return to the company he once helped lead, but said DaimlerChrysler AG chairman Juergen Schrempp has shut him out. Schrempp and Iacocca have talked over the past few years about Iacocca's possible return to the automaker, The Detroit News reported Sunday...
Miami police officers facing federal charges (03/18/02)
MIAMI -- Fourteen police officers facing federal corruption charges were investigated by their own department for at least 293 allegations of misconduct, a newspaper investigation found. The police department's internal investigations cleared the officers of all the accusations, which included witness reports or physical evidence of pistol whippings, broken noses, and in one case, rape, The Miami Herald reported in Sunday's editions...
People talek 3/18/02 (03/18/02)
Aging actress offers tips for looking young LOS ANGELES -- Raquel Welch attributes her youthful beauty to a simple regime: "Exercise, diet and attitude." The 62-year-old actress says she's religious about daily exercise and starts each morning with two large glasses of water...
Dog mauling trial comes down to final arguments by both sides (03/18/02)
LOS ANGELES -- After the crying and shouting by a defendant, bloody autopsy pictures displayed by the prosecution and the histrionics of a lawyer who crawled on the courtroom floor, the San Francisco dog mauling case is coming down to the law. Superior Court Judge James Warren plans to instruct jurors in the law of manslaughter and second-degree murder today before they hear final arguments by prosecutors and the defense...
Recent violence undermines U.S. peace mission (03/18/02)
JERUSALEM -- In back-to-back attacks Sunday, a Palestinian suicide bomber blew himself up in front of a Jerusalem bus and a Palestinian gunman killed a teen-age girl in a shooting spree near Tel Aviv. Visiting U.S. envoy Anthony Zinni condemned the violence but managed to arrange a meeting between security commanders Sunday as part of his attempts to mediate a cease-fire amid the worst spate of bloodshed in nearly 18 months of Mideast fighting. ...
Afghan official says Pakistan harbors al-Qaida and Taliban (03/18/02)
KABUL, Afghanistan -- Afghanistan's defense ministry accused Pakistan on Sunday of harboring wanted Taliban leaders and al-Qaida fighters in its border regions where government control is weak and tribal traditions hold sway. "When the Taliban fell, 95 percent of this movement went from Afghanistan to Pakistan," ministry spokesman Saranwal Mir Jan said in an interview with The Associated Press in the Afghan capital...
Two Americans among five killed in attack on church (03/18/02)
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- A grenade attack on a Protestant church packed with Sunday worshippers killed five people -- including an American woman and her daughter -- in an assault clearly aimed at Pakistan's foreign community. No group claimed responsibility for the attack, in which at least one young man in black -- some witnesses said two -- ran through the center of the church hurling grenades. But suspicion fell on Islamic extremists...
North Korean asylum seekers to leave after weekend stay (03/18/02)
MANILA, Philippines -- Twenty-five North Koreans who were flown to the Philippines after seeking refuge in the Spanish Embassy in Beijing will depart for South Korea today, officials said. The asylum seekers rushed past guards at the embassy in China on Thursday, threatening to commit suicide if sent back to impoverished communist North Korea...
Russia considers U.S. plan for storage of nukes (03/18/02)
NEW YORK -- Russia could agree to a new nuclear arms pact that would allow the United States to store some decommissioned weapons for possible future use instead of destroying them, Defense Minister Sergei Ivanov said in an interview broadcast Sunday...
Philippine soldiers battle rebels near training site (03/18/02)
ZAMBOANGA, Philippines -- More than 100 Philippine troops clashed with about two dozen Muslim rebels Sunday on a southern island where American forces are training soldiers as part of the U.S. campaign against terrorism, officials said. At least one militiaman fighting with the soldiers was slightly injured in a running gun battle that erupted at dawn and dragged on through the day in coconut groves on Basilan island, said Col. Alexander Aleo, a brigade commander with the Philippine army...
Crisis dominates Cheney's tour (03/18/02)
MANAMA, Bahrain -- Vice President Dick Cheney, nearing an end of his tour of Arab countries, acknowledged Sunday that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has become "a preoccupation for everyone" in the region. The crisis has blunted Cheney's effort to build a case for a tougher stance against Iraq...
Nation saddened by archbishop's slaying (03/18/02)
CALI, Colombia -- After filing past the open casket of slain Archbishop Isaias Duarte on Sunday, Maria Cristina Rosas fought back her tears. "We've lost all of our values," said Rosas, a housewife, her voice trembling inside Cali's cool, dark cathedral. "Now, not even the Church is safe."...
Wengert continues big family tradition (03/18/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- His grandfather played in the minor leagues. His dad and brother have college backgrounds. Now Tyler Wengert, St. Vincent's all-state shortstop and pitcher and the latest in a family of baseball prospects, is paving a path toward a third consecutive run to the Class 1A state championship game...
Bulldogs celebrate state title (03/18/02)
The magic bus returned to Cape Girardeau on Sunday. It departed town on Thursday for Columbia, Mo., with the Notre Dame girls' basketball team aboard. It returned Sunday with its passengers transformed into the 2002 Missouri Class 2A state champions...
Eftink's blast helps Indians win again (03/18/02)
Southeast Missouri State University's Josh Eftink made the most of his first collegiate hit. Eftink, in his first career start Sunday, delivered a two-run homer in the bottom of the fifth inning that broke a 7-7 tie and sent the Indians on their way to a wild 13-10 victory over visiting Culver-Stockton...
Sunday's scores (03/18/02)
East
  • (2) Connecticut 77, (7) North Carolina State 74 (11) Southern Illinois 77, (3) Georgia 75 (1) Maryland 87, (8) Wisconsin 57 Midwest
  • (6) Texas 68, (3) Mississippi State 64 (4) Illinois 72, (12) Creighton 60...
  • Blues rally to knock off Ducks 3-2 (03/18/02)
    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Dallas Drake tied the game with a short-handed goal and set up a breakaway by Mike Eastwood for the game-winner with 7:28 remaining as the St. Louis Blues beat the Anaheim Mighty Ducks 3-2 on Sunday night. Mike Van Ryn also had a goal and an assist for the Blues, who held Anaheim to a season-low 14 shots and won for the fifth time in 18 games...
    MU has shot at history (03/18/02)
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Next up for Missouri -- a chance to make a little NCAA history. The Tigers, who finished sixth in the Big 12 in the regular season, are on quite a postseason roll, scoring two lopsided upset victories in the West Regional. With a win over UCLA in San Jose on Thursday, they would become the first No. 12 seed to reach the round of eight...
    Woods nabs Bay Hill for year's first victory (03/18/02)
    ORLANDO, Fla. -- Tiger Woods began his march to the Masters with his first victory of the year, a four-shot margin at the Bay Hill Invitational on Sunday that was secured by Phil Mickelson's blunders on the closing holes. Trailing Mickelson by one stroke at the turn, Woods played mistake-free when the pressure was at its peak and closed with a 3-under 69 to become the first player to win Arnold Palmer's tournament three years in a row...
    Marlin wins Carolina 400 (03/18/02)
    DARLINGTON, S.C. -- Sterling Marlin extended his dominating start to the season, coming from the back of the field Sunday to win the Carolina Dodge Dealers 400, taking over the lead after an 11-car accident that sent Tony Stewart to the hospital. Marlin, the series points leader, qualified 11th for the race but was forced to start in the 43rd spot at Darlington Raceway after his Chip Ganassi Racing team changed the engine in his Dodge Intrepid...
    Marlins beat Cardinals, snap four-game slide (03/18/02)
    MELBOURNE, Fla. -- Derrek Lee hit a three-run homer and A.J. Burnett dominated with his new delivery as the Florida Marlins snapped a four-game losing streak with a 5-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals. Alex Gonzalez went 3-for-4 and leadoff batter and Luis Castillo went 2-for-3...
    SIU's magic continues (03/18/02)
    CHICAGO -- Nearly blown out, Southern Illinois changed course in a hurry. Now it's headed to the round of 16 after the school's biggest victory since the days of Walt Frazier. The 11th-seeded Salukis erased a 19-point first-half deficit and stunned No. 3 Georgia 77-75 Sunday in the East Regional, thanks in large part to Jermaine Dearman's 25 points...
    UCLA sends No. 1 seed packing (03/18/02)
    Never count out UCLA in the NCAA tournament. A hot-and-cold regular season or so-so seeding don't seem to mean a thing to the Bruins in March, and Sunday they reached the round of 16 by knocking off Cincinnati, the West Regional's No. 1. Playing with the sense of purpose that 11 previous UCLA teams displayed en route to national titles, the No. 8-seeded Bruins weathered two thrilling overtimes to upset the Bearcats 105-101...
    Cape Best Buy represents new 'small market' philosophy (03/18/02)
    smoyers Logan's Roadhouse is up and swinging (and quickly becoming one of my tasty favorites, I must admit). But now that it's well done, it's time to turn our attention to its soon-to-be new neighbor to the west. Best Buy is scheduled to be completed sometime early this fall, according to Columbia Construction, which is building the 30,000-square-foot building at 3026 William for the electronics giant...
    Aussie import prefers wide open spaces (03/18/02)
    NEW YORK -- She's on a bus ride from Chicago to Austin, and singer Kasey Chambers is enjoying every minute of it. The memory of her Sydney-to-New York flight is too fresh, along with the jet lag that -- together with her pregnancy -- made her spend a day sick in her hotel room before struggling through a performance. She doesn't want to step on a plane...
    Hometown that once shunned John Steinbeck now honors him (03/18/02)
    SALINAS, Calif. -- Mist shrouds the hills that hem in Monterey Bay, and cattle still graze the valley where farm workers pluck romaine and red leaf from the soil. But little else remains the same in this fertile spread where John Steinbeck set many of his stories...
    Businesses continue to catch computer viruses (03/18/02)
    Businesses continue to catch computer viruses By Scott Moyers ~ Southeast Missourian For Stu Garrison, it could have gone either way. The Jackson, Mo., insurance agent received an e-mail from someone he corresponds with electronically, warning him that a computer virus may have been accidentally sent to him...
    Memo 3/18 (03/18/02)
    64 new businesses opened late last summer The slowing national economy during the late summer last year appears to have had little impact on individuals and companies intent on opening new businesses in Southeast Missouri. That's according to the Southeast Missouri Regional Planning and Economic Development Commission's third-quarter business bulletin...
    Avoiding red flags can keep you out of auditor's office (03/18/02)
    It's the letter Americans dread most -- a cordial invitation to visit the local Internal Revenue Service office for an audit. Although the number of audits has decreased in recent years, they remain an important government tool to ensure compliance with the nation's tax laws. Last year, some 732,000 individual returns -- about one out of every 170 that were filed -- were audited, the IRS said. About two-thirds involved mail inquiries, while the rest required a sit-down meeting with an auditor...
    Target aims to solidify niche in cheap chic (03/18/02)
    NEW YORK -- Stephanie Gruber Fried used to drop by her local Target store every couple of weeks, to shop for low-price basics and an occasional fashion item. Now she goes every week, looking for more. Target has been aggressively pursuing partnerships with designer names for exclusive merchandise, from capri pants and lipsticks to chic coffee tables and teapots. Customers are responding...
    People you should know 3/18 (03/18/02)
  • Age: 44 Key responsibilities: Day to day operations with my two partners focused on growing Big River Telephone into the premier local Internet, long-distance and data provider for the Tri-State area. How long have you lived in Cape Girardeau: I'm presently looking into relocating to Cape Girardeau...
  • Protect yourself (03/18/02)
  • Use a high-quality anti-virus program, and be sure to update it regularly. Use it to scan any files, programs, software, or diskettes before you use them on your computer. Make back-up copies of important documents or files and store them on separate diskettes. Making backups also will protect your information against accidental file deletion, diskette failure, and other damage...
  • Robert Henard (03/18/02)
    ANNA, Ill. -- Robert Michael "Mike" Henard, 49, of Anna died at 2:10 p.m. Saturday, March 16, 2002, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Ill. He was born March 17, 1952, in Bartonville, Ill., son of Robert and Dorothy Houghlan Henard. His parents preceded him in death...
    Beulah Herron (03/18/02)
    MOUNDS, Ill. -- Beulah Herron, 91, of Mounds died Thursday, March 14, 2002, at Beverly Heath Care in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday at Massie Funeral Home in Cairo, Ill. Funeral will be at noon Tuesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Leroy Lockridge officiating. Burial will be in Spencer Heights Memorial Park...
    Floy Rhodes (03/18/02)
    ADVANCE, Mo. -- Floy N. Rhodes, 89, of Advance died Saturday, March 16, 2002, at Perry Oaks Manor in Perryville, Mo. She was born April 14, 1912, at Bell City, Mo., son of Seth P. and Lena Palfreeman Overbey. She and the late Louis Storey were married March 31, 1928. She and the late Bill Rushing were married July 18, 1949. She and Charles Rhodes were married Jan. 1, 1980. He died March 24, 1992...
    Betty Westrich (03/18/02)
    NEW HAMBURG, Mo. -- Betty June Westrich, 77, of New Hamburg died Saturday, March 16, 2002, at Chaffee Nursing Center. She was born Jan. 4, 1925, at Pasadena, Calif., daughter of Frank Henery and Ethel May Fusselman Walker. She and Michael Emmanuel Westrich were married Feb. 27, 1943, at Ontario, Calif...
    Arlene Dumey (03/18/02)
    SCOTT CITY, Mo. -- Arlene Dumey, 72, of Scott City died Sunday, March 17, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 2, 1929, at Cape Girardeau, daughter of Curtis William and Bertha Thedora Pfefferkorn LeVan. She and Henry Albert Dumey were married Nov. 22, 1948. He died Sept. 5, 1994...
    Winford Griffith (03/18/02)
    Winford Griffith, 64, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, March 15, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Dec. 27, 1937, at Cape Girardeau, son of Wesley and Della Griffith. Griffith was a member of the Assembly of God. He was a decorated Navy Seal, a member of the Eagles, lifetime member of VFW Post 3838, former reserve police officer, member of the Teamster Union and a 32nd degree Master Mason...
    Earl Brucker (03/18/02)
    CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Earl J. Brucker, 72, of Chaffee died Sunday, March 17, 2002, at his home. He was born June 1, 1929, in Cape Girardeau County, son of Ambrose and Frances Rose Kirchdoerfer Brucker. Brucker was a self-employed dairy farmer for 53 years. He was a member of the Chaffee Elks Lodge 1810...
    Ada Huston (03/18/02)
    METROPOLIS, Ill. -- Ada Rose Huston, 93, of Metropolis, formerly of Perks, Ill., died Saturday, March 16, 2002, at the Magnolia Manor Care Center in Metropolis. She was born July 29, 1908, at Evensville, Ind., daughter of Lafe and Hattie Taylor Christian. She was first married to David Rose and then to Edgar Huston. Both preceded her in death...
    Cynthia Sturm (03/18/02)
    Cynthia Darlene Sturm, 38, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, March 15, 2002, at her home. She was born Jan. 3, 1964, at Chicago, Ill., daughter of Kenneth Pace and the late Linda Hebert Pace. She and Ronald Keith Sturm were married Feb. 10, 1993, at Las Vegas, Nev...
    Loren Jackson (03/18/02)
    ADVANCE, Mo. -- Loren E. Jackson, 83, of Advance died Sunday, March 17, 2002, at his home. He was born April 19, 1918, at Cape Girardeau, son of James Marvin and Mary Ann Smith Jackson. He and Elva Watkins were married June 15, 1954, at Jackson, Mo...
    Cape fire report 03/18/02 (03/18/02)
    Cape Girardeau Monday, March 18 On Sunday, firefighters responded to the following calls:At 8:37 a.m., a motor vehicle accident at Bloomfield and South Kingshighway. At 12:48 p.m., an emergency medical service at 1447 Themis. At 12:51 p.m., an emercency medical service at 325 N. Sprigg...
    Cape police report 3/18/02 (03/18/02)
    Cape Girardeau Monday, March 18 ArrestsBilly Carver, 42, of Marquand, Mo., was arrested Saturday on a warrant. Terrell Hunt, 19, of 410 S. Hannover was arrested Saturday on a warrant. Property DamageA vehicle was reported damaged at 805 Enterprise. A pay phone was reported damaged Sunday at 865 N. Kingshighway...
    Out of the past 3/18/02 (03/18/02)
    10 years ago: March 18, 1992 U.S. Rep. Bill Emerson has acknowledged that he wrote six bad checks totaling $26,345 at House Bank between Jan. 31, 1989, and Sept. 30, 1991; he was informed by House Ethics Committee that checks were held by House sergeant at arms, who was in charge of Capitol Hill bank; House has voted to release names of all 296 current and 59 former members who wrote bad checks on their accounts at bank, which was closed in January as result of the scandal...
    Agencies cooperate on Nash Road funding (03/18/02)
    With the cooperation of several public and private entities, Nash Road is on its way to being extended west all the way to Highway 25. Currently, Nash Road (officially it's Route AB), serves as the main access from Interstate 55 to the Cape Girardeau Regional Airport and a busy industrial area farther west...
    Planning still needed for Highway 74 link (03/18/02)
    The need for highway planning at the Highway 74/Interstate 55 interchange still exists, even though the Missouri Department of Transportation has announced it has no plans to build a loop to funnel traffic off Route K and away from the congestion on William Street...
    Speak out 3/14/02 (03/18/02)
    Good highway plan I AM appalled by the Southeast Missourian's editorial about the highway improvements on Highway 34-72 to the west in Jackson. Named Jackson Boulevard by the board of aldermen, this road finally has a chance to be a true boulevard with four lanes divided by a median. ...
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