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Stories from Tuesday, March 26, 2002

In review - Game brings obscure racing home (03/26/02)
In the United States, people equate motor racing with those NASCAR behemoths roaring around in a circle, the races interrupted from time to time by huge wrecks that send half the field limping to the garage. But in much of the rest of the world, especially in Europe, there's another form of motor sports with a huge fan base and a brand of racing little known here...
County sees little filing activity day before deadline (03/26/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Six Cape Girardeau County officeholders could find it easy to hold onto their jobs this election year. The four Democrats and two Republicans faced no opposition as of Monday, the day before the filing deadline for the August primary. The filing deadline is 5 p.m. today...
Green behind the wheels (03/26/02)
Few students being taught to drive through a high school course actually get enough practice behind the wheel to adequately prepare them for the road, area driving instructors say. And while the majority of students still ride a bus to school, the number of vehicles in the student parking lots at area schools continues to grow...
People & things 3/26 (03/26/02)
Spinks honored as Tech-Prep Student of the Year Philip Spinks, a senior at Scott City High School, and student at the Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center, was named Tech-Prep Student of the Year by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education...
Circuit clerk takes issue with jury claims (03/26/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- The circuit clerk in Cape Girardeau County objects to a defense attorney's recent assertion that a small jury pool here limited the chance that blacks would be included on his client's jury. Death row inmate Terrance L. Anderson, 26, appealed his case to the Missouri Supreme Court this month, with his attorney alleging problems with Cape Girardeau County's jury selection...
Knudtson draws more money in mayor's race (03/26/02)
Eight days before the April 2 Cape Girardeau mayoral election, Jay Knudtson had more money left over from his campaign contributions than his opponent, Melvin Gateley, received altogether. According to financial disclosure reports made available by the Cape Girardeau County clerk's office, Knudtson, who spent more than three times more money than Gateley, received $29,535 in contributions for his campaign. He spent $24,656.05, meaning he has over $4,500 in hand...
Rite of spring (03/26/02)
If it seems like it's been raining more this March than any in the past several years, that's because it has. So far it has rained 5.96 inches in Cape Girardeau, including the rain that fell Monday morning and afternoon. The last time it rained more was in 1997, when 6.13 inches fell...
City beat - Cape Girardeau's rich history (03/26/02)
Jean Baptiste Girardot, an ensign in the French Royal troupes de Marines who was stationed at Kaskaskia Island, decided to build a trading post in 1733 in what is now called the city of Cape Girardeau. "Cape Girardot" and "Cap Girardot" were the early spellings on the map...
Applications for drug benefit now available (03/26/02)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Interest among senior citizens in enrolling in the state's new prescription drug assistance program already appears to be substantial, even though the applications became available just last week. Ruth Dockins, a spokesperson for the Southeast Area Agency on Aging, said the agency has been inundated with requests for applications in recent days...
Cape man to face weapons charges in shooting (03/26/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Cleared of homicide charges in the shooting death of his best friend, a Cape Girardeau man now faces weapons charges for carrying a concealed weapon into a bar. Cleo E. Johns, 64, admitted to police and at a coroner's inquest that he shot and killed Winford S. Griffith during an armed confrontation March 15 in Ed's Bar...
Distraught man in custody after incident at lawyer's office (03/26/02)
Cape Girardeau Police took a man into custody Tuesday morning after he showed up at his attorney's office with a handgun. Police said he was distraught over divorce proceedings when he arrived at the law offices of Spradling and Spradling, 1838 Broadway. No shots were fired in the incident...
Commissioners ready to sign deal if state OKs project (03/26/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- The Cape Girardeau County Commission is ready to roll out the financial welcome mat for a proposed power plant if the project meets state air emission standards. Gerald Jones, presiding commissioner, said the commission is willing to grant tax breaks to Kinder Morgan Power Co. and issue bonds for the $300 million project if the state grants a permit to build it...
Students rescue town's newspaper (03/26/02)
CARL JUNCTION, Mo. -- A group of college students took over a weekly Southwest Missouri newspaper when its publisher was called to military duty and its chief staffer fell ill. The Jasper County Citizen in Carl Junction was left short-handed when owner and publisher Michael Myers was told to report to his unit of the Kansas Army National Guard in support of Operation Enduring Freedom...
State digest 03/26/02 (03/26/02)
Woman to stand trial in wreck that killed trooper HOUSTON, Mo. -- A Texas County woman must stand trial on charges related to the death of a Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper, who was hit while working a wreck on a dark and foggy highway. Julie A. Hartman, 39, of Houston was ordered bound over on charges of involuntary manslaughter and second-degree assault, following a preliminary hearing Monday in Texas County Associate Circuit Court...
Budget cut would strip Liquor Control of most of its money (03/26/02)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A proposed 85 percent budget cut to the state Liquor Control Division would pretty much shut down the agency responsible for enforcing alcohol laws, said the agency's director. Supporters of the cut said Monday that it would streamline the division, remove burdensome bureaucracy and free up money for alcohol and drug abuse treatment...
Student learns he can make a difference in fund raiser (03/26/02)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Three years of saving pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters amounted to a lot more than 10-year-old Chris Godwin had expected. Godwin, a fourth-grader at Eugene Field Elementary, recently donated the entire contents of his piggy bank to the United Cancer Assistance Network (UCAN), a local foundation that provides a variety of services to cancer patients and their families...
Carter County to vote on tax for sheriff (03/26/02)
VAN BUREN, Mo. -- Carter County voters will decide April 2 whether to increase the sales tax to fund law enforcement. "The need for it is dramatic," said Presiding Commissioner Gene Oakley. "We have a pretty well staffed law enforcement department now."...
Coal firm to cut production at Rend Lake, other mines (03/26/02)
SESSER, Ill. -- Officials from the Rend Lake coal mine near this Southern Illinois town said Monday they will cut production in the months ahead, either by trimming the hours the mine operates or temporarily idling it. Whichever decision Pittsburgh-based Consol Energy Inc. makes will affect the jobs of 245 miners in one of the state's poorest areas...
2,784 pounds of marijuana found (03/26/02)
ST. CLAIR, Mo. -- Two Michigan men face federal charges after more than a ton of baled marijuana was found concealed on their truck. Alonzo H. Golston, 54, and Charles L. Rucker, 38, both of Detroit, were arrested on federal drug trafficking charges Friday by troopers at a Missouri State Highway Patrol weigh station in St. Clair, about 45 miles west of St. Louis, the patrol said Monday...
Company plans to continue with cement plant project (03/26/02)
ST. LOUIS -- Officials at Holcim Inc., the Swiss-based company seeking to build the country's biggest cement plant along the Mississippi River in Ste. Genevieve County, say they're not deterred by a decision that could slow down the $600 million project...
Ice storm damaged historic KC oak tree (03/26/02)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The branches of the Westport Oak shaded Indians and fur trappers on the nearby Santa Fe Trail, and supported lynchings in the years before the Civil War. After all that, the tree may have been done in by the ice storm of 2002. The worst ice storm in the city's history tore down trees all over eastern Kansas and northwestern Missouri. The casualties included two "Bicentennial Trees," designated in 1976 because they were believed to be at least 200 years old...
Drury University plans campus in Greece (03/26/02)
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The Grecian port city of Volos has been picked as the site for Drury University's first overseas campus. Students at the Springfield liberal arts campus first worked with Volos officials in 1997 to develop ways for the city to promote itself, said Alkis Tsolakis, an architecture professor whose family is from Volos...
Columbia's deposit law faces challenge in election (03/26/02)
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Columbia's 25-year-old law requiring a nickel deposit on beverage containers is being challenged again. Columbia voters go to the polls next week, for the fourth time, on a proposal to repeal the law aimed at cutting down on littering by rewarding consumers for turning in their empty cans and bottles...
Toulon couple had protective order against alleged killer (03/26/02)
TOULON, Ill. -- A Stark County couple had obtained a court protective order against the man accused of fatally shooting them after allegedly killing a sheriff's deputy. Court records show that James and Janet Geisenhagen gave statements against Curtis Thompson when he was accused of assaulting another man in 1993. Thompson was convicted and placed on two years' probation -- with the condition that he have no contact with any member of the Geisenhagens' or the victim's family...
Two found innocent of murder in Georgia sheriff-elect's slaying (03/26/02)
DECATUR, Ga. -- Two men accused of killing the sheriff-elect on orders from his predecessor were acquitted of murder and other charges Monday. David Ramsey and Melvin Walker were charged in the ambush slaying of Sheriff-elect Derwin Brown, who was gunned down in his driveway in 2000, three days before he was to be sworn in...
Home sales dip in February (03/26/02)
WASHINGTON -- Americans bought fewer previously owned homes in February, but sales still hit the second-highest level on record. The National Association of Realtors said Monday that sales of existing homes dipped 2.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.88 million, not far off the rate of 6.05 million in January...
Researchers make blood vessels from human stem cells (03/26/02)
WASHINGTON -- Cells extracted from a human embryo have been nurtured into tiny blood vessels, a key step toward someday using embryonic stem cells to aid ailing hearts or fix blocked arteries, researchers say. For the first time, researchers have demonstrated that human embryonic stem cells can be coaxed to spontaneously form blood vessels and organize themselves so they could nourish tissue in the body, said Robert Langer, leader of a laboratory team at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.. ...
GOP says Kanzler their man in auditor race (03/26/02)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Although a primary election awaits him, attorney Jay Kanzler Jr. of St. Louis County already has won the backing of the state Republican Party in his campaign to unseat Democratic State Auditor Claire McCaskill. Kanzler filed candidacy papers Monday at the secretary of state's office with a Republican official at his side. He immediately began criticizing McCaskill for not identifying more wasteful spending in state government...
Stocks rise on increases in consumer confidence, durable goods (03/26/02)
AP Business WriterNEW YORK (AP) -- Gains in consumer confidence and durable goods orders brought buyers back to Wall Street Tuesday, sending stocks solidly higher and ending a four-session losing streak for blue chips. Analysts said the advance had as much to do with lower prices as positive economic news. ...
Two international observers killed in West Bank shooting (03/26/02)
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Two observers from an international force in Hebron were shot and killed when Palestinians opened fire on their car in the West Bank on Tuesday, the Israeli military said. The observers, serving in the Temporary International Presence in Hebron, were driving on a bypass road used mostly by Jewish settlers when their car came under fire near Halhoul, a West Bank town north of Hebron...
California man kills daughter, three other children and himself (03/26/02)
MERCED, Calif. (AP) -- A man shot his 5-year-old daughter and his ex-wife's three other children to death Tuesday, then turned the gun on himself while the woman was on her morning walk, authorities said. Christine McFadden returned from her walk in an affluent suburb of Merced shortly after 7 a.m. to find her 17-year-old daughter lying dead in the hallway near her bedroom, Merced County Sheriff's Sgt. Tom Cavallero said...
Bush picks surgeon general (03/26/02)
AP Medical WriterWASHINGTON (AP) -- President Bush on Tuesday selected an Arizona trauma surgeon and sheriff's deputy to be surgeon general and a top administrator at Johns Hopkins University to direct the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Richard Carmona of Tucson and Hopkins' Dr. Elias Zerhouni must be confirmed by the Senate before filling the two top health positions...
Relatives of Flight 93 victims will hear cockpit recordings (03/26/02)
Relatives of the 40 passengers and crew killed aboard United Flight 93 will be allowed to listen to the recordings of what went on in the cockpit Sept. 11 when some passengers apparently rushed the hijackers, the FBI says. The highly unusual decision was approved by FBI Director Robert Mueller, an FBI official speaking on condition of anonymity said Monday...
FBI suggests terrorist bombing plot in court papers (03/26/02)
Associated Press WriterWASHINGTON (AP) -- Two men under federal investigation for possible ties to terrorist groups were denied entry to Israel in December after one was carrying a letter that the FBI believes indicated they planned to commit a suicide attack there, according to sworn court papers...
At least four killed in bus-truck collision in Wisconsin (03/26/02)
IXONIA, Wis. (AP) -- A tour bus collided head-on with a delivery truck Tuesday, killing least four people and injuring about a dozen, the sheriff's department said. It wasn't immediately known how many people were on the bus. Both drivers were among those killed, Jefferson County Sheriff's Capt. Kevin Stapleton said...
People talke 3/26/02 (03/26/02)
Foster's choices differ depending on the job BOSTON --The actress inside Jodie Foster might disagree with her inner director. "I just have different taste as a director than as an actor," she told the Boston Sunday Globe. "I'm much more of a popcorn-movie actress," said the star of "Taxi Driver," "The Accused," "The Silence of the Lambs" and "Anna and the King."...
Court considers claims of bad legal assistance (03/26/02)
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court considered a Vietnam veteran's contention that his lawyer did next to nothing to save him from a death sentence in a 20-year-old case that could clarify death row inmates' right to claim they got bad legal help at trial...
Suit alleges 'light' label misleading on cigarettes (03/26/02)
Class-action lawsuits seeking billions of dollars from tobacco companies have been filed in 11 states contending cigarette makers use terms like "light" to mislead smokers into believing those brands are safer. The same argument helped survivors of a 53-year-old Oregon woman who died from lung cancer win a jury award of $150 million from Philip Morris Cos. Inc. last week...
Rumsfeld - U.S. troops to help train new Afghan army (03/26/02)
U.S. troops will begin training Afghan army soldiers to bolster security and guard borders in that still-unstable nation, Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld said Monday. The training will begin in four to six weeks and be led by 125 to 150 members of the U.S. Army's special forces teams...
Epilepsy often poorly treated in seniors (03/26/02)
WASHINGTON -- The grandfather watches TV when suddenly he feels a funny rising sensation in his stomach, a dreamy sense of deja vu and a strange aftertaste. It lasts only about a minute. Weird, he thinks, but shrugs it off, though he's tired and forgetful for the next few days...
U.S.-led truce proposals considered (03/26/02)
JERUSALEM -- Palestinian and Israeli leaders separately pondered a U.S. truce proposal Monday, while the United States pressed a reluctant Israel to let Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat attend this week's Arab summit in Beirut regardless of whether a cease-fire is reached...
A-10s bolster forces in Afghanistan (03/26/02)
BAGRAM, Afghanistan -- The U.S. military bolstered its firepower in eastern Afghanistan even as a dispute among its Afghan allies threatened Monday to complicate the campaign against the Taliban and al-Qaida. The military has brought a small number of A-10 Thunderbolt II attack jets to this base to bolster America's capability to provide close air support for combat operations against al-Qaida and the Taliban, a U.S. military spokesman said...
Drought compounds troubles for Afghans (03/26/02)
ARGHANDAB, Afghanistan -- A popular Afghan ballad sings of Arghandab's orchards, a cool, quiet retreat that "I can't forget even if I try." This spring Afghans will have to try hard to remember the green of Arghandab, amid the caked and cracked earth, the empty streams, the lifeless trees...
Soldiers sentenced for killing priest (03/26/02)
KAMPALA, Uganda -- A military court sentenced two soldiers to death Monday after finding them guilty of murdering an Irish priest, a military official said. The soldiers were arrested over the weekend after Father Declan O'Toole was gunned down on Wednesday night in the northeastern town of Kotido, about 250 miles from the capital, Kampala...
Sharon - Israel must be allowed to prevent Arafat's return (03/26/02)
Associated Press WriterJERUSALEM (AP) -- Despite U.S. pressure to allow Yasser Arafat to attend an Arab summit in Lebanon, Prime Minister Ariel Sharon said Tuesday that Israel must have the right to prevent his return if there are terrorist attacks during his absence...
Arafat won't attend Arab summit in Beirut (03/26/02)
Associated Press WriterBEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) -- Yasser Arafat decided to bow out of this week's Arab summit on Tuesday, a senior Palestinian official announced, hours after Israel's prime minister imposed more conditions on the Palestinian leader's travels...
Foreign ministers gather in advance of long-awaited Arab League (03/26/02)
BEIRUT, Lebanon -- The head of the Arab League said Monday the Middle East was at a crossroads and nations had to choose between justice, peace and progress or "total chaos." Arab foreign ministers met under tight security to prepare for a summit of heads of state Wednesday that is expected to launch a Saudi proposal demanding Israeli withdrawal from Arab lands in return for full Arab recognition. ...
B.J. Smith file (03/26/02)
n AGE: 37 n HOMETOWN: Pawhuska, Okla. n FAMILY: Mauricha (wife), Isaiah (son), 5 n EDUCATION:Graduated from Southwestern College, Winfield, Kan. n EXPERIENCE:Women's head coach 1999-2002, Northeastern Oklahoma A&M; women's head coach, North Arkansas College, 1998-99; associate women's basketball coach, Phillips University, 1996-98; men's and women's cross country, track and field coach, Phillips University, 1997-98; assistant men's basketball coach, Southwestern College, 1992-96.. ...
Kansas not satisfied with its return to Final Four (03/26/02)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- This much the Kansas Jayhawks know: Their season will end in Atlanta, at the Georgia Dome, in their first Final Four since 1993. But you have to look five years back from then -- to 1988's national championship team -- to see what really drives this team...
New coach promises quick tempo, playoffs (03/26/02)
B.J. Smith said being a Division I basketball coach was never really a goal of his. "I just wanted to be a coach, period," he said. But Smith will get his chance to lead a program on the NCAA's highest level. He was introduced Monday afternoon as Southeast Missouri State University's new head women's basketball coach, replacing Ed Arnzen, who retired this year after 19 seasons...
Team stands by Eads, optimistic about change (03/26/02)
While firm in their support of assistant coach Alan Eads, several Southeast Missouri State University women's basketball players say they're excited about the change in the program. Most of the returning Otahkian team members were at the University Center on Monday when B.J. Smith was introduced. He replaces Ed Arnzen, who retired...
MU gives Washington OK to talk with Snyder (03/26/02)
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Missouri gave Washington permission to talk with Quin Snyder about the Huskies' vacant head coaching job, a Tigers spokesman said Monday. Missouri sports information director Chad Moller said Washington officials contacted Tigers athletic director Mike Alden during the weekend...
Former Hoosier has mixed feelings about team's playoff run (03/26/02)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Kirk Haston faithfully tapes each Indiana basketball game, reads stories about the team and is in constant contact with many of the Hoosiers. He feels like part of the team. Almost. A year after leaving Indiana as a junior to join the NBA draft, Haston's feelings have been mixed as he's watched the Hoosiers' incredible run to the Final Four...
Trio leads track team at Alabama outdoor meet (03/26/02)
Southeast Missouri State University's track and field program had some standout performances during its first outdoor meet of the season over the weekend at the Alabama Relays in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Jay Heddell, Heather Jenkins and Jaret Willi were particularly impressive...
Agreement finalized on Tyson-Lewis fight (03/26/02)
Lennox Lewis and Mike Tyson will meet June 8 in Memphis for the heavyweight championship, under a deal wrapped up Monday night after weeks of on-again off-again negotiations. Promoters were set to formally announced the agreement, which was finalized just before a deadline by the International Boxing Federation. Showtime cable network spokeswoman Marina Capurro confirmed the fight was on...
Memphis organizers reach deal for Tyson, Lewis bout (03/26/02)
If everything goes as planned -- a big if when Mike Tyson is involved -- the next time Tyson and Lennox Lewis see each other it will be in the ring. One of the biggest fights ever was salvaged Monday when promoters reached an agreement for Tyson and Lewis to meet for the heavyweight title June 8 in Memphis, ending weeks of on-again off-again negotiations...
Unknown, not untested - Perks' win was long time in the making (03/26/02)
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- Craig Perks was virtually unknown until he won The Players Championship with a stunning finish. He was far from untested. "I've worked hard ever since I came to this country for this moment," the New Zealander said. "I've had a path and I've kind of stuck to what I thought would help me get to this position."...
Blues' Tkachuk suspended for slashing Chicago's Odelein (03/26/02)
ST. LOUIS -- The National Hockey League on Monday suspended St. Louis Blues forward Keith Tkachuk one game for slashing Lyle Odelein of the Chicago Blackhawks in a game Sunday in Chicago. A spokesman for the team said Tkachuk will not appeal. He will miss Tuesday's home game against Minnesota and be eligible to return Thursday when the Blues host Buffalo...
Kile sharp, scoreless in defeat of Montreal (03/26/02)
JUPITER, Fla. -- Darryl Kile was back in form for the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday, pitching four scoreless innings in a 6-1 victory over the Montreal Expos. Kile, who had arthroscopic surgery on his right shoulder in November, struck out three and walked two in his third start since missing the first two weeks of spring training. The Expos' only hit off Kile was Jose Vidro's single to right in the third...
Connecticut women return to Final Four (03/26/02)
MILWAUKEE -- Sue Bird and the unbeaten Connecticut Huskies bounced the party crashers right out of the NCAA tournament. Bird scored a career-high 26 points and dished out 11 assists as UConn, seeking its third national title in the last eight years, advanced to the Final Four by beating Old Dominion 85-64 on Monday night...
KU assistant Dougherty hired as new TCU coach (03/26/02)
FORT WORTH, Texas -- Neil Dougherty, an assistant coach at Kansas, was hired as TCU's basketball coach on Monday. Dougherty, who replaces Billy Tubbs, begins his new job next week after Kansas completes its season in the Final Four this weekend. The Jayhawks play Maryland in one of Saturday's NCAA semifinal games...
Improved Pettitte may be ready for season start (03/26/02)
Andy Pettitte might be ready for the New York Yankees when the season starts, but the AL champions could be missing Robin Ventura. Pettitte, pitching in a major league spring training game for the first time since March 3, allowed one run in four innings of New York's 4-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday in Clearwater, Fla...
Sports Digest 3/26/02 (03/26/02)
AREA TENNESSEE RACER WINS IN TRACK'S SEASON OPENER Twelve-year-old Kevin Swindell dominated the micro winged sprint multi class Saturday, winning his heat and feature race in the season opener at SEMO Motor Speedway. Swindell, from Cordova, Tenn., also had a good day in the junior stock kart class, finishing third in the feature race...
Scrapbooks take more effort now (03/26/02)
hkronmueller Back when my sisters and I were growing up, scrapbooks weren't the "in" things. Sure, my mom kept photo albums of our vacations and birthdays, but when it came right down to it, that's all they were -- books of photos. There weren't any handwritten, swirly-lettered descriptions of what was going on in the pictures. ...
Effie Stephens (03/26/02)
MCGEE, Mo. -- Effie C. Stephens, 82, of McGee died Monday, March 25, 2002, at the home of a daughter in McGee. She was born May 14, 1919, in Fair Oaks, Ark., daughter of William "Bill" and Effie Wells Wymer. She and Elza Stephens were married Feb. 11, 1937, at Zalma, Mo. He died Dec. 19, 1995...
Alva Corzine (03/26/02)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Alva Ivan Corzine, 85, of Dexter died Sunday, March 24, 2002, at Crowley Ridge Care Center. He was born Jan. 28, 1917, in Bollinger County, Mo., son of John Wesley and Elizabeth Jackson Corzine. He and Hattie Marie Hutchcraft were married May 30, 1935, at Dexter. She died Oct. 23, 1985. Corzine farmed until 1945. He moved to Benton Harbor, Mich., where he worked in construction until retiring in 1981. He then moved back to Dexter...
Tincy McDowell (03/26/02)
WAPPAPELLO, Mo. -- Funeral for Vivian "Tincy" McDowell of Wappapello will be at 10 a.m. today at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston, Mo. The Rev. Randy Thomas will officiate. Burial will be in Sikeston Memorial Park Cemetery. McDowell, 71, died Saturday, March 23, 2002, at her home...
Agnes Speck (03/26/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Funeral for Agnes Speck of Jackson will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Crain Funeral Home in Anna, Ill. The Rev. Ronnie Brown will officiate. Burial will be in Anna Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m. today, and Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. until time of service...
Patsy Powers (03/26/02)
Patsy I. Powers, 60, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, March 25, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Leah Hinck (03/26/02)
Leah F. "Dickie" Hinck, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, March 24, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. She was born May 7, 1916, at Whitewater, Mo., daughter of Wilson and Ethel Smith Jones. She and Lawrence R. Hinck were married Aug. 8, 1935, in Cairo, Ill. He died Oct. 14, 1996...
Births 3/26/02 (03/26/02)
Bennett Son to Emilee Lydia Bennett and Codi Joseph Rolwing of New Madrid, Mo., Southeast Missouri Hospital, 8:49 a.m. Monday, March 18, 2002. Name, Noah Gage. Weight, 8 pounds 12 ounces. Ms. Bennett is the daughter of Gene and Debby Bennett of New Madrid. She is a sales representative at OfficeMax. Rolwing is employed at the Standard Democrat...
Kelly Elementary honor roll (03/26/02)
Kelly Elementary School
  • 5TH GRADE - Carmen Abate, Heather Beggs, Brittany Brantley, Jessica Bryant, Brooke Carlyle, Curtis Carter, Kodi Cobb, Kellie Cohen, Brandon Copeland, Brittany Davis, Jessica Groves, Aubree Hedges, Ashton Hewitt, Lacey Hickman, Kyle Householder, Kristin Howell, Cameron Jarvis, Patrick Kerperien, Bethany Kestner, Ross Lasater, Andrew McAuley, Douglas McDonough, Ashley McKinney, Devon Moser, Sam Nelson, Heather Nicoson, Michelle Payne, Clayton Powell, Justin Powell, Nathan Rettig, Zane Riley, Donald Robey, Cora Schmidt, Ariel Steffens, Jordan Thompson, Kellsi Upchurch, Nikki Ware.. ...
  • Cape police report 03/26/02 (03/26/02)
    Cape Girardeau Tuesday, March 26 DWIJacqueline Michelle Rodgers, 37, of Benton, Mo., was arrested Sunday for driving while intoxicated. ArrestsJames Eugene Howell, 42, of Scott City, Mo., was arrested Sunday for possession of marijuana, possession of ephedrine, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of chemicals with intent to manufacture methamphetamine...
    Cape fire report 03/26/02 (03/26/02)
    Cape Girardeau Tuesday, March 26 Firefighters responded to the following calls Sunday:At 5:29 p.m., an in-flight emergency at Cape Municipal Airport. At 6:48 p.m., an emergency medical service at 20 S. Sprigg. Firefighters responded to the following calls Monday:At 4:52 a.m., a fire alarm at 134 West Park Mall...
    Out of the past 3/26/02 (03/26/02)
    10 years ago: March 26, 1992 About 85 Central High School band students and parents met last night to organize petition drive against school district plans to cut one of three band directors. Thirty-two Central High School pupils who walked out of school Friday in protest of budget cuts have been assigned Saturday detention as punishment; students walked out of class in 15-minute protest of school district budget cuts and memo banning teachers from discussing budget situation during class time...
    Inquiry cites human error in FBI mixup (03/26/02)
    On the heels of the recent mishandling of visa notices by the Immigration and Naturalization Service concerning some of last September's terrorists come the FBI's report on the agency's failure to turn over thousands of pages of documents to Timothy McVeigh's lawyers until a few days before he was executed...
    Jackson seeks safety, accessibility for route (03/26/02)
    If you drive south from Rome on the main highway to the Italian port of Naples, you will cross an older highway that goes from Rome to Brindisi on the southern coast. The old road is straight as an arrow along this stretch. And, despite its age, parts of the 376-mile highway are still in use...
    Speak Out A 03/26/02 (03/26/02)
    Nothing to say TO THE person who called Speak Out about David Broder expressed my sentiments exactly. I have wondered why the Southeast Missourian has chosen to run his column when Broder has nothing to say. No one to do interviews WHY DO businesses run help-wanted ads and then have no one available for interviews? During the past week, I have made three trips to one place and two to another and still have not been able to speak to the person in charge of hiring. ...
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