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Stories from Sunday, May 5, 2002

Survey- Local teens in line with nation on music choices (05/05/02)
Music is a big part of 13-year-old Jacob Bowers' life. The seventh-grader at L.J. Schultz School says he listens to rock and punk music an average of 49 hours a week while doing chores and homework or just hanging out in his room. "I like the sound," he said...
Salons busy as students ready for high school prom (05/05/02)
Above: A group of Southeast Missouri State University students played hackeysack Saturday at the. Right: Chris Cahill, frontman for the band Aaron in Stereo performed with his group at the Earth Day celebrationBy Andrea L. Buchanan ~ Southeast Missourian...
USDA funds to pay for Frohna, Altenburg sewer (05/05/02)
The cities of Altenburg and Frohna, Mo., will receive federal grants and loans totaling more than $2.6 million to construct a sewer system. U.S. Sen. Jean Carnahan, D-Mo., announced the grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Altenburg will receive a $586,000 grant and an $881,000 low-interest loan. Frohna will receive a $478,000 grant and a $717,000 low-interest loan. Both loans will be paid off over 35 years...
briefs.10a (05/05/02)
Arab nations threaten boycott of conference CAIRO, Egypt -- The 22 nations in the Arab League will not participate in a U.S.-sponsored Mideast peace conference until Israel withdraws from lands it occupied during the latest violence with Palestinians, the league's secretary-general said Saturday...
Recovery crews search for Appalachian victims (05/05/02)
KEYSTONE, W.Va. -- Streams began receding Saturday in the ravaged central Appalachians as rescue workers searched the hills and valleys for more victims of devastating floods that killed at least six people. Amid light rain, recovery crews worked to reopen roads blocked by mud, boulders and washouts in the region that encompasses parts of southern West Virginia, western Virginia and eastern Kentucky...
Boy Scouts get flight time (05/05/02)
The airplane ride was great. It was nice getting away from his sister, too. Matthew Griffin, 10, of Boy Scout Troop 5 in Cape Girardeau, was one of 280 Scouts who attended the 2002 spring camporee at the Cape Girardeau Regional Airport Saturday. The event, which began at 8:30 p.m. Friday and will run until 10 a.m. today, provided all sorts of aviation education Saturday...
A matter of degree Graduating student wants to help create vide (05/05/02)
Justin King smiles at the hammers and the monster he created for his 400-frame computer animated scene. What took hours to create plays out on his monitor in a matter of seconds. It's the kind of animation that one sees in films and video games. King, a 24-year-old former Dexter High School wrestling coach, will be the first Southeast Missouri State University student to graduate with a fine arts degree in 3D imaging and computer animation. ...
Ex-police board leader sued for assault (05/05/02)
ST. LOUIS -- A man has sued the St. Louis and Denver archdioceses over sexual advances he says he endured from this city's police board president who resigned after two male police officers similarly accused him. Rodrick LeGrand's U.S. District Court lawsuit, filed here Friday, accuses the Rev. Maurice Nutt of assaulting him by touching and trying to kiss him while both were with Area Resources for Community and Human Services. Nutt was a board member for that community group...
Ballpark fight far from over in legislature (05/05/02)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- After two years of minor skirmishes in the General Assembly, supporters of public financing for a new St. Louis Cardinals ballpark fought and won their first pitched battle last week when the Senate gave initial approval to a stadium funding package...
Police may know 'Precious Doe' identity (05/05/02)
MIAMI -- The description of 5-year-old girl not reported missing for over a year is so similar to that of the beheaded body of a child found last year in Kansas City, Mo., that investigators believe they might be the same child. Officials are now comparing DNA taken from the dead child, nicknamed Precious Doe, and the mother of Rilya Wilson...
Holden says school funding, testing should be budget priority (05/05/02)
LAKE OZARK, Mo. -- Lawmakers should restore cuts to standardized tests and make higher school funding their top priority as they settle upon a final version of the state budget this week, Gov. Bob Holden said. Speaking Saturday to newspaper editors, Holden said lawmakers looking for places to balance the budget should steer away from the core funding for elementary and secondary schools...
VA cleanup, hirings to cost $10 million (05/05/02)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- As part of a nearly $10 million cleanup effort, workers are painting and scrubbing the Veterans Hospital where maggots once infested the noses of two comatose patients. Forty-six additional workers -- most of them directly involved in housekeeping -- are needed at an annual cost of nearly $2.2 million, according to a hospital action plan. Another $7.8 million is estimated for one-time renovation costs, including replacing wall coverings and painting...
Speaker trying to force a boost in school funding (05/05/02)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- With a constitutional deadline looming, House Speaker Jim Kreider is engaged in a game of budget brinkmanship. The General Assembly has until midnight Friday to complete the budget for fiscal year 2003, which begins July 1. Both the House and Senate have passed versions of the approximately $19 billion spending plan, but must hammer out the differences before sending it to Gov. Bob Holden...
Two St. Louis firefighters killed (05/05/02)
ST. LOUIS -- Firefighters Derek Martin and Rob Morrison charged into the flaming, smoke-belching building looking for a colleague who had become disoriented. The firefighter missing in Friday night's four-alarm blaze turned up alive. But Martin and Morrison -- 38-year-old married fathers each with 11 years on the department -- didn't make it...
Nail salon settles infection lawsuit (05/05/02)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A Kansas City woman whose trip to a nail salon caused her finger to become so infected she had to have the tip amputated has settled a negligence lawsuit for $140,000. Rebecca Burgess, 47, claimed she got the infection while old acrylic nails were being ground off with an electric grinder at the Fancy Nail Salon in Kansas City. The infection was then encased into her finger by the hard new acrylic nail that was applied...
Tax refunds still due to thousands (05/05/02)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- About 415,000 Missourians could be receiving their state income tax refunds a little later than usual. The state has delayed the payment of some refund checks because of a budget crunch caused by lower-than-expected income tax collections...
Jury orders supremacist pastor to pay $26 million (05/05/02)
LEBANON, Mo. -- A Southwest Missouri pastor may be forced to dismantle the church he spent a lifetime building after jurors Saturday ordered him to pay $26 million for abducting his six grandchildren and indoctrinating them in his anti-Semitic beliefs...
Man indicted in fatal stabbing (05/05/02)
CLAYTON, Mo. -- A St. Louis County grand jury has indicted a man accused of fatally stabbing his roommate, who police say was trying to prevent the suspect from stabbing himself. Timothy McDermott, 22, was charged with second-degree murder and armed criminal action for the stabbing death of Matthew Knoerle. McDermott remains jailed on bond. The indictment was handed down Friday...
Church settlement rejection may lead to more litigation (05/05/02)
BOSTON -- Attorneys promised renewed legal action against the Archdiocese of Boston on Saturday after the church backed out of a multimillion-dollar settlement with alleged victims of a pedophile priest. Attorney Mitchell Garabedian, who negotiated the $15 million to $30 million settlement for 86 clients, said he will ask a judge Monday to approve the swift deposition of Cardinal Bernard Law, which was delayed when the settlement was agreed to in March. ...
Buffett- insurance firms rebounding (05/05/02)
OMAHA, Neb. -- Billionaire investor Warren Buffett assured stockholders Saturday that Berkshire Hathaway's insurance operations are back on track after losses blamed on the terrorist attacks. More than 10,000 shareholders attended Berkshire's annual meeting...
More pipe bombs found in Nebraska (05/05/02)
OHIOWA, Neb. -- Five pipe bombs were found Saturday in rural Nebraska mailboxes, heightening fears among Midwesterners already on edge after similar bombs injured six people in Iowa and Illinois the day before, authorities said. Federal officials had described the earlier bombings as an act of domestic terrorism and said anti-government propaganda and notes warning of more "attention getters" were found nearby...
Powwow by six Virginia Indian tribes draws thousands (05/05/02)
CHARLES CITY, Va. -- Amid throbbing drums and the smoke of sage and sweetgrass, six Virginia Indian tribes came together Saturday for a powwow backing their fight for federal recognition, their first joint gathering in some four centuries. More than 3,000 people attended...
New safety in training begins for Army's Special Forces (05/05/02)
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -- Soldiers training for the Special Forces began a qualification exercise Saturday under sweeping new security measures imposed after a participant's death earlier this year. Students in the Special Forces Qualification Course use the "Robin Sage" exercise to practice interactions with guerrilla forces. Trainees work with civilians playing the role of insurgents in a fictional scenario...
Bush trades jokes with journalists at dinner (05/05/02)
WASHINGTON -- President Bush gave Washington reporters a look at "what life is really like inside the Bush White House" on Saturday, showing off his collection of "actual, never-seen-before photos." One of the good things about life in the mansion is that his wife, Laura, is always on hand to help him out, he said displaying a photograph of the first lady standing with her hands on each side of his face...
Moussaoui tests judicial system, trial judge (05/05/02)
WASHINGTON -- A week after Zacarias Moussaoui accused her of plotting his execution, U.S. District Judge Leonie Brinkema denied bias against the only man indicted in the Sept. 11 attacks. Her four-page order rejected his demand, in a jailhouse motion, that she step down...
Elections, slowing economy aim federal spending upward (05/05/02)
WASHINGTON -- President Bush and Congress are poised for a burst of new federal spending as pressures build on lawmakers from the approaching elections, the war on terror and the slowing economic recovery. Underscoring the bipartisan push, Bush seems unlikely to object to a $30 billion defense and counterterrorism package that House Republicans and Democrats were writing that is $3 billion larger than he wanted. ...
New evidence found for violence among Neanderthals (05/05/02)
WASHINGTON -- Perhaps it was a fight over food or a mate. For some reason, someone whacked a Neanderthal over the head with a sharp weapon 36,000 years ago in what is now France. A team of Swiss and French scientists that studied the result of this ancient violence speculated that it was most likely the result of conflict with someone in his own group...
Female chickadees find other lovers if mates falter in song (05/05/02)
WASHINGTON -- The love life of a female chickadee could make a country music classic: "If your song don't pass muster, buster, I'm gone." The lady chickadee has a cheatin' heart, quick to find another lover if her mate fails to win his daily song contests with rivals. In effect, she decides that if her mate is a loser, he won't be the only papa in her nest, say researchers at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario...
people.8b (05/05/02)
U.S.-born Jordanian queen touts Islam NEW YORK -- Hoping to clear up misconceptions about Islam and plug her upcoming memoir, Jordan's Queen Noor addressed about 500 publishers and booksellers Saturday. "Part of my mission is to portray the Muslim faith as I understand it," she told attendees of a national publishers' fair, adding that Islam is often characterized as a "backward, fanatical religion."...
Eight inmates die in county jail fire in North Carolina (05/05/02)
BAKERSVILLE, N.C. -- Fire broke out at a county jail in the mountains of western North Carolina, killing eight inmates who were locked inside its cells and injuring 13 other people, authorities said. Mitchell County Sheriff Ken Fox, whose office runs the 1950s-era jail, said it appeared that Friday night's fire began in a storage room on the jail's ground floor and quickly spread through the two-story brick and wood building...
CDC- Women five times more likely than men to die from lupus (05/05/02)
ATLANTA -- Women are five times as likely as men to die from lupus, an immune system disease that causes crippling joint pain, scientists said. A 20-year study also found that blacks are three times as likely as whites to die from the disease, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported...
odds and ends 50502 (05/05/02)
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- When a Davenport woman discovered she was pregnant, she didn't waste time. Tonya Matheny delivered her first child three days later. "It's mind-boggling," said Matheny, 29, who lives in Davenport with her husband of 4 1/2 years, L.T...
Beta blockers improve bypass patients' survival (05/05/02)
CHICAGO -- Heart patients who are given widely used drugs called beta blockers before bypass surgery have slightly better survival rates and fewer complications, a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association found. Beta blockers, which slow the heart rate, have been shown in previous research to improve survival in heart patients undergoing other types of surgery...
Companies cater to boomers' weak vision (05/05/02)
NEW YORK -- Richard Isoldi never had vision trouble before, so when reading became a bit difficult he postponed seeing an eye doctor for two years. The 46-year-old Houston banker now has reading glasses, but wears them as little as possible. "Once I'm starting to drive and things are blurry, I will cross that bridge and go with contacts," Isoldi said. "I think people look better naturally than having a glass on their face."...
Summer travelers snap up remaining vacation discounts (05/05/02)
Book a trip at the last minute. Stay closer to home. Take the grandkids. These are some of the thoughts on the minds of American vacationers as the summer travel season nears. As is customary this time of year, the cost of gasoline and potential airport delays are among travelers' top concerns. ...
Muslims file suit against Whirlpool (05/05/02)
LAVERGNE, Tenn. -- Sixteen Muslims have filed a religious discrimination lawsuit claiming managers at a Whirlpool plant yanked scarves off women's heads and followed workers into restrooms to make sure they weren't praying. The current and former workers at the factory sued Whirlpool seeking $310,000 in damages, along with a court order forcing the company to "reasonably accommodate" the workers' religious practices, as required by law...
New device helps track viewing habits (05/05/02)
LOS ANGELES -- In a world with hundreds of television channels, figuring out who's watching what is getting harder and harder. For decades, viewing habits have been tracked through devices attached to TVs and radios in the sample. Thousands of households also kept paper diaries during the crucial television "sweeps" periods in February, May, July and November...
Pace of negotiations over Church of Nativity quickens (05/05/02)
BETHLEHEM, West Bank -- Israel and the Palestinians held high-level talks Saturday to try to break the monthlong standoff at one of Christianity's holiest shrines on the eve of Orthodox Christians' Easter and Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's departure for the United States...
Plane smashes into Nigerian city (05/05/02)
KANO, Nigeria -- A Nigerian airliner taking off with 76 people aboard tore a three-block swath through mosques and homes in the northern city of Kano on Saturday, scattering charred corpses and blood-and-soot covered plane seats through a terrified working-class neighborhood...
Artist breathes life into egg tradition (05/05/02)
KIEV, Ukraine -- Inside a ramshackle Soviet-built apartment building not far from Kiev's gold-crested onion dome cathedrals, Galina Ivanets bends over an egg, transforming it into a tiny, brilliant piece of art. "Pysankarstvo" -- the art of painting Easter eggs -- has enjoyed a renaissance as part of the religious and cultural awakening in post-Soviet Ukraine following decades of state-sponsored atheism. ...
Far-right resurgence spurs Europe's fears (05/05/02)
LONDON -- Jean-Marie Le Pen has shocked Europe, raising fears that the far right is being resurrected as a political force for the first time since World War II. Le Pen's upset success in getting through to the second round of France's presidential election today is seen by many as a key step in the reshaping of European politics and the revival of the far right and nationalism as a major force. ...
Pakistan refuses to extradite killers to U.S. (05/05/02)
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- President Pervez Musharraf said Saturday he turned down a U.S. extradition request for the killers of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl so that their punishment at home could serve as an example to those defying his crackdown on violence and terror...
Gunman surrenders after taking hostages (05/05/02)
ISTANBUL, Turkey -- A gunman burst into a luxury Istanbul hotel Saturday, fired shots in the air and briefly took about 10 people hostage before surrendering to police. No hostages were harmed. NTV television identified the gunman as a Turk, Mustafa Yildirim. It said he took the hostages to protest Russia's military action in the breakaway republic of Chechnya and Israel's offensive in the Palestinian territories...
No. 4 Jackson catches a break for title shot (05/05/02)
A quirky bounce in baseball is a lot like beauty -- it's nature determined by the eye of the beholder. For the fourth-seeded Jackson Indians, a "good bounce" Saturday helped them pick up a 5-2 victory over top-seeded Notre Dame at Capaha Field and reach the championship game of the SEMO Conference Tournament...
Central sweeps Parkway West in final tune-up (05/05/02)
Central will ride the momentum of a shutout of Parkway West into Tuesday's boys' tennis district tournament at St. Louis. Central (13-2) won 9-0 Saturday to end the regular season. Trevor Blattner, Andy Tansil, Paul Hagler, Andrew Eaton, Eric Daume and Tyler Roeger won in singles. Blattner-Tansil, Eaton-Daume and Hagler-Roeger swept doubles...
Southeast wins six more titles; teams finish 2nd overall (05/05/02)
Heather Jenkins didn't enter the Ohio Valley Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships with the best throw in either the shot put or discus. But the Southeast Missouri State University freshman still came away a double winner. Jenkins, a Central High School graduate, followed Friday's victory in the shot put by capturing Saturday's discus with a school record 162 feet 9 inches. The old mark of 160 1/2 was set in 1983 by Pat Washington, another Central product...
OVC-leading Indians split at Tech (05/05/02)
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. -- Southeast Missouri State University and Tennessee Tech split a pair of decisive victories Saturday as the Indians retained their lead in the Ohio Valley Conference standings. The Indians won the opener 7-2 and dropped the finale 9-2. Southeast is 24-15 overall and 11-3 in OVC play. Tech is 22-22 and 5-8...
UT-Martin win ends Otahkians' season (05/05/02)
RICHMOND, Ky. -- Tennessee-Martin used a two-out seventh-inning rally to force extra innings and followed with three runs in the eighth to defeat Southeast Missouri State University 4-1 Saturday, eliminating the Otahkians from the Ohio Valley Conference Softball Tournament...
Eastern Ill., Tennessee St. repeat as meet champions (05/05/02)
Eastern Illinois' men and Tennessee State's women were expected to successfully defend their titles in the Ohio Valley Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships. They didn't disappoint during the event that concluded Saturday in Cape Girardeau...
Choi chases PGA Tour feat, leads Compaq (05/05/02)
Golf
  • K.J. Choi, trying to become the first South Korean winner on the PGA Tour, shot a 1-under 71 to take a one-stroke lead after the third round of the Compaq Classic at New Orleans, La. Choi had a 12-under 204 total on the English Turn course, a stroke ahead of John Rollins (68) and Bryce Molder (69)...
  • Czech Republic edges United States (05/05/02)
    JONKOPING, Sweden -- Jaromir Jagr scored a second-period goal, and Martin Prochazka had a goal and an assist as the Czech Republic edged the United States 5-4 Saturday at the World Hockey championships. The game was played pressure-free as both teams had already qualified for the quarterfinals...
    Rookie steps in, lifts Cardinals in debut (05/05/02)
    ST. LOUIS -- A 28-year-old rookie gave the pitching-strapped St. Louis Cardinals a huge lift. Jason Simontacchi, signed as a minor league free agent in the offseason, worked seven strong innings in his major league debut in a 3-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday...
    Wings drop Blues into a 2-0 dilemma (05/05/02)
    DETROIT -- The Detroit Red Wings wasted little time taking control of the game -- and their playoff series with the St. Louis Blues. Steve Yzerman scored on the first shot of the game and Dominik Hasek made 35 saves as Detroit beat the Blues 3-2 Saturday to take a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven Western Conference semifinal series...
    Anderson ties career mark, leads Phillies past Rockies (05/05/02)
    PHILADELPHIA -- Marlon Anderson tied his career high with four RBIs and Doug Glanville hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the sixth inning to lead the Philadelphia Phillies past the Colorado Rockies 6-5 on Saturday. Jimmy Rollins went 4-for-4 with two triples as the Phillies, who handed the Rockies their second straight loss...
    It's Baffert again- War Emblem leads wire-to-wire in Derby win (05/05/02)
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Bob Baffert is one baffling guy when it comes to the Kentucky Derby. Last year the trainer had the favorite and lost. On Saturday, he had a long shot and won. War Emblem went wire-to-wire and left 17 3-year-old challengers in the dust, rolling to a four-length victory over Proud Citizen and giving Baffert his third Derby victory in six years...
    Kaznica's urging helped bring sport into the OVC (05/05/02)
    With more than 400 athletes in Cape Girardeau over the weekend for the Ohio Valley Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships, there were bound to be plenty of interesting stories. But nobody's story was more compelling than Southeast Missouri State University's Sara Kaznica. Without her willingness to stand up for what she believed in, it's doubtful she would have had a chance to win the OVC pole vault championship Saturday...
    FanSpeak (05/05/02)
    Thanks for our coach I WOULD like to thank the Scott City School Board. They have allowed us at Delta the pleasure of having one of the finest girls basketball coaches around. We love coach White. The Delta girls softball team is also lucky to have a coach who cares. Thank you coach Brown...
    Selecting a suit for your shape (05/05/02)
    'Anything goes' is the new rule for poolside fashion. By Samantha Critchell ~ The Associated Press NEW YORK The first thing to remember when shopping for a new bathing suit this year is to forget everything you already know...
    Dairy group warns parents of calcium crisis (05/05/02)
    NEW YORK -- It's almost second nature for parents to give their babies breast milk or formula and eventually milk. But as children get older and stronger -- mentally and physically -- nutrition becomes a battle that some parents aren't willing to fight...
    Couple jump-starts the day with breakfast (05/05/02)
    WILTON, Conn. -- Breakfast is usually considered one of the most important meals of the day. Meet its challenge by keeping close at hand a copy of the new book, "A Real American Breakfast" by Cheryl Alters Jamison and Bill Jamison (Morrow, $34.95)...
    Simplify plant feedings in garden (05/05/02)
    Many gardeners buy special foods for their plants, but it's rarely necessary. Roses really don't need "rose food" any more than any plant might need vegetarian or kosher food, or fish emulsion on Fridays. Plants take up the bulk of their nutrients as ions (charged atoms or groups of atoms) that dissolve in water in the soil. ...
    Plenty to do in South Dakota's Black Hills (05/05/02)
    There's much more to do in the Black Hills of South Dakota than just admire Mount Rushmore. You can hike just about anywhere; explore caves; pursue trout; gamble in Deadwood, the old Wild West mining town where Wild Bill Hickok was gunned down; and see the emerging monument to Chief Crazy Horse...
    Campaign promotes arts in Indiana (05/05/02)
    INDIANAPOLIS -- The burlesque bars and bistros where musicians once stopped to jam on their way to St. Louis or Chicago are all gone. The jazz and soul played in the smoky theaters of this crossroads city have grown quiet. Even memories are hard to come by on what people called The Avenue, a street where cabarets and juke joints once thrived. Decades of development drove up real estate prices and left little to celebrate of the area's rich cultural heritage...
    travel briefs.16a (05/05/02)
    Mystery of fireworks festival in community BREMERTON, Wash. -- Once every spring, the night sky over Kitsap County lights up in a dazzling display of pyrotechnics -- 3,800 fireworks launched from a barge somewhere between Manchester and Bainbridge Island...
    Industry group selects beauty's best cosmetics (05/05/02)
    NEW YORK -- The gazillions of choices women face at the beauty counter might be an example of having too much of a good thing. Cosmetic Executive Women, an organization of 1,400 top beauty experts and industry representatives, aims to help consumers cut through the confusion with its CEW Beauty Awards program. This year, the group chose products in 17 categories as "the best in beauty."...
    No time for anything (05/05/02)
    You won't have time to read this column because I don't have time to write it. I'm afflicted with a new syndrome. It has a lengthy title -- We-have-only-30-seconds-we're-out-of-time-that's-all-the- time-we-have-we'll-take-this-up-again-sometime syndrome...
    Family bedazzled by mail-order butterflies (05/05/02)
    Butterflies aren't free. They're growing right here in Bill's Butterfly Nursery, a plastic container that comes in the mail complete with smeary food fit for five larvae. The larvae have now turned into caterpillars and are all wrapped up in their efforts to transform themselves into beautiful Painted Lady butterflies...
    Asian fans enjoy soap opera (05/05/02)
    MANILA, Philippines -- Glittery Hong Kong dramas dominate prime time in Malaysia and Singapore. Latin America's steamy telenovellas heat up the screen in the Philippines. In Vietnam, viewers follow the tangled twists of a half-dozen Chinese dramas...
    Actress takes time for Hallmark movie (05/05/02)
    LOS ANGELES -- Gloria Reuben's doing double-duty this month, playing two high-powered women on CBS. On "The Agency," which concludes its premiere season May 9, she's Lisa Fabrizzi, manager of the CIA's homeland intelligence. But before that, she's family court judge Natalie Britain in "Little John," a Hallmark Hall of Fame movie airing tonight at 8...
    WORLD TIES (05/05/02)
    "Other than Japanese cars, and maybe now Japanese electronics, Americans do not understand the impact." -- Mitch Robinson, industrial recruiter. Area industries reciprocate business relationship with foreign markets By Scott Moyers ~ Southeast Missourian...
    Samu'El Woodson (05/05/02)
    Samu'El T. Woodson, one month, five days old, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, May 3, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 28, 2002, son of Samu'El Taylor and Koreena K. Woodson. Survivors include his parents; four brothers, Christian Woodson of Sikeston, Mo., Sammudrick Taylor of Cape Girardeau, Elijah Woodson of Cape Girardeau and Devian Taylor of Atlanta, Ga.; five sisters, Alexis Woodson of Sikeston and Precious Taylor, Delilah Woodson, Samunia Taylor and Mercedes Taylor, all of Cape Girardeau; his maternal grandparents, Carol and Hubert Rutherford of Cape Girardeau; his paternal grandmother, Rosie Taylor of Kennett, Mo.; and his maternal great-grandmother, Wilma Price of Brownsville, Texas.. ...
    Marlene Brown (05/05/02)
    ADVANCE, Mo. -- Marlene Brown, 65, of Advance died Saturday, May 4, 2002, at her home. She was born May 24, 1936 in Ogden, Utah, daughter of Charles and Doris Orrell Clark. She and Jack Brown were married Aug. 30, 1953, in San Diego, Calif. She worked as a secretary for the Southern Baptist Association in California for many years. She attended the United Methodist Church in Advance...
    Phyllis Watkins (05/05/02)
    Phyllis Tedlie Watkins, 75, of Sikeston, Mo., died Friday, May 3, 2002, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. She was born March 31, 1927 in Hartland, New Brunswick, Canada, daughter of Wendell Phillips and Claire Augusta Boyer Tedlie Sr. She and Richard L. "Dick" Watkins were married July 14, 1949, in St. Louis. He died Nov. 21, 1994...
    Christopher Sanders (05/05/02)
    MOREHOUSE, Mo. -- Christopher "Chris" Lee Sanders, 22, of Morehouse died Friday, May 3, 2002, at his home. He was born Sept. 13, 1979 in Charleston, Mo., son of Donald Sanders of Dyersburg, Tenn., and Vicky Ogden Stroud of Morehouse. He and Shelley Atchley were married June 23, 2001, in Lilbourn, Mo...
    Joe James (05/05/02)
    Gregory Sprengle of Boy Scout Troop 8 in Cape Girardeau, studied an aviation instrument Saturday at the spring camporee held at the Cape Girardeau Regional Airport.SIKESTON, Mo. -- Joe James, 78, of Sikeston, Mo., died Friday, May 3, 2002, at his home in Sikeston...
    Raymond Briggs (05/05/02)
    Raymond R. Briggs, 61, of Mounds, Ill., died Saturday, May 4, 2002, at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
    Lois Layton (05/05/02)
    PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Lois M. Batjer Gahan Layton, 97, of Perryville died Saturday, May 4, 2002, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born May 26, 1904, in Abilene, Texas, daughter of W.F.D. and Lois Dunovant Batjer. In her early days in Perry County, Layton was a home demonstration agent with the Extension Service of the University of Missouri and graduated from Southeast Missouri State Teachers' College...
    Paul Zimmerman (05/05/02)
    DES MOINES -- Paul K. Zimmerman, 42, of Windsor Heights, Iowa, died Thursday, May 2, 2002, near Bethany, Mo., from injuries sustained in an automobile crash. He was the son of E.J. and Geri Zimmerman of West Des Moines, Iowa. On June 9, 2001, in Cape Girardeau, he was married to Jennifer Kopf. Her family resides in Cape Girardeau...
    Dessie Poe (05/05/02)
    Dessie F. Poe, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, May 3, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born Dec. 12, 1916 in Daisy, Mo., daughter of Amon W. and Minnie Seabaugh Fullbright. She and Elbert L. "Wamp" Poe were married Feb. 26, 1939, in New Madrid, Mo. He died Sept. 19, 1984...
    Audrey Hill (05/05/02)
    Audrey M. Hill, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, May 3, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 7, 1912, in Rector, Ark., daughter of Edward and Elizabeth Bradsher Bucy. She and Thomas C. Hill were married April 20, 1935, at Terre Haute, Ind. He died Feb. 15, 1994...
    Ronald Kaiser (05/05/02)
    BRENTWOOD, Tenn. -- Ronald Paul Kaiser, 71, died Saturday, May 4, 2002, at St. Thomas Hospital after an illness. He was born Feb. 8, 1931, in Cape Girardeau, son of Paul and Louise Kaiser of Poplar Bluff, Mo. He served as an air traffic controller during the Korean War, then graduated from Arkansas State College in 1958...
    Nordin-Wortmann (05/05/02)
    JACKSON, Mo. -- Denise Lorene Nordin and Michael John Wortmann exchanged vows Nov. 24, 2001, at Most Precious Blood Catholic Church in St. Louis. The Rev. Gregory Kirsch performed the double ring ceremony. Scripture readers were Julie Wortmann and Karen Kaufmann. Organist was Kathy Laury, and soloist was Tyree Emerson...
    Schaaf-Kiefer (05/05/02)
    FRIEDHEIM, Mo. -- Jennifer Marie Schaaf and Shane Edward Kiefer were united in marriage Jan. 5, 2002, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Jackson, Mo. Msgr. Ed Eftink performed the single ring ceremony. Pianist was Jeff Overbey and soloist was Casey Janet, cousin of the bride, both of Cape Girardeau...
    Rediger-Burris (05/05/02)
    Michelle Marie Rediger and Mark Wesley Burris were married Jan. 27, 2002, at Megen's Bay in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. The bride is the daughter of Harry and Fran Rediger of Cape Girardeau. The groom is the son of Phillip and Diane Burris of Tuscola, Ill...
    Ramsey-Daniel (05/05/02)
    Kimberly Kay Ramsey of Jackson, Mo., and John Stephen Daniel of Cape Girardeau announce their engagement. She is the daughter of Bud and Sharon Wallace of Brewton, Ala. Daniel is the son of the Rev. and Mrs. Robert J. Daniel of St. Louis. Ramsey is a graduate of Dwight D. Eisenhauer High School in Decatur, Ill. She received a bachelor of science degree in nursing from Southeast Missouri State University...
    Morrow-Glaus (05/05/02)
    DEXTER, Mo. -- Rick and Loretta Morrow of Dexter announce the engagement of their daughter, Kara Amy Morrow, to Ronald David Glaus II. He is the son of Ronald and Laura Glaus of Kelso, Mo. Morrow received a bachelor's degree in communication disorders from Southeast Missouri State University in 2000. She is working toward a master's degree in speech/language pathology...
    Wiseman- Bennett (05/05/02)
    LOWNDES, Mo. -- Heather Wiseman and Shannon Bennett of Lowndes announce their engagement. She is the daughter of David Wiseman and Judy Wiseman of Advance, Mo. Bennett is the son of John Bennett of Paragould, Ark., and Tom and Angie Robins of Bloomfield, Mo...
    Ford-Coker (05/05/02)
    OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Clifford Ford of Thebes, Ill., and Bonnie Sassman of Peoria, Ill., announce the engagement of their daughter, Tracie Diane Ford of Olive Branch, to Charles Benedict Coker of Cape Girardeau. He is the son of Dan and Betty Poe of Cape Girardeau...
    Baldwin-Campbell (05/05/02)
    SCOTT CITY, Mo. -- Robert and Cyndi Baldwin and Wilma Campbell, all of Scott City, announce the engagement of their children, Melissa Baldwin and Chris Campbell. Baldwin is a 1992 graduate of Scott City High School. She is employed at Blair Industries in Scott City...
    Marrinan-Davidson (05/05/02)
    Kevin and Cathy Marrinan of Eldred, N.Y., announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy Lynn Marrinan, to Dean Davidson, both of Arlington Heights, Ill. He is the son of Clara Davidson of Cape Girardeau and the late Dr. Walter Davidson. Marrinan received a bachelor's degree from Bucknell University, and a master's degree in communications from Northwestern University. She is a communications manager with Zebra Technologies Corp. in Vernon Hills, Ill...
    Ziegler-Albers (05/05/02)
    BENTON, Mo. -- Terry W. and Barbara Mobley of Jefferson City, Mo., announce the engagement of their daughter, Crystal Ann Ziegler, to Matthew John Albers. He is the son of the Rev. James Robert and Margaret Albers Sr. of Kampala, Uganda. Ziegler is also the daughter of the late John Ziegler of Benton...
    Ehlers-Kelley (05/05/02)
    PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Keith and Sharon Ehlers of Perryville announce the engagement of their daughter, Leticia Mary Ehlers, to Jason Duane Kelley. He is the son of Phillip and Roberta Kelley of Perryville. Ehlers is a 1996 graduate of Perryville High School. She received a bachelor of science degree in nursing from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 2000. She is a pediatric nurse at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau...
    Welter-Tingwall (05/05/02)
    BENTON, Mo. -- Michael and Loretta Welter and Michael and Bonnie Westrich of Benton announce the engagement of their daughter, Dana Donelle Alexis Welter, to Randy Andrew Tingwall. He is the son of Al and Karen Liffengren of Surprise, Ariz., and the late Thomas Tingwall...
    Glueck-Ruiz (05/05/02)
    CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Larry and Paula Glueck of Chaffee announce the engagement of their daughter, Angela Dawn Glueck, to Jeremy Jason Ruiz. He is the son of Ken and Ginny Ruiz of Chaffee. Glueck is a 1995 graduate of Chaffee High School. She is employed at Do It Best Corp. in Cape Girardeau...
    Hargraves-Aplin (05/05/02)
    Randall and Valerie Hargraves of Belleville, Ill., announce the engagement of their daughter, Holley Hargraves, to George Aplin. He is the son of Bruce and Mary Mims of Cape Girardeau and Alvin B. Aplin Jr. of Crestview, Fla. Hargraves is a 1997 graduate of Belleville Township High School West, 2001 graduate of Southeast Missouri State University, and is attending Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville. She is a computer analyst with SBC Communications in St. Louis...
    Ferden-Patterson (05/05/02)
    Susan and David Ludolph of Cape Girardeau and Peter and Priscilla Ferden of Lewisville, Texas, announce the engagement of their daughter, Casey Sue Ferden, to Bradley Joseph Patterson, both of Columbia, Mo. He is the son of David and Marcia Walton of Cape Girardeau...
    Riley-Flowers (05/05/02)
    Don and Marty Riley of Cape Girardeau announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Elizabeth Riley, to Justin Eli Flowers. He is the son of Randy Flowers and Karen Fieser of Qulin, Mo. Riley is majoring in speech/language pathology at Southeast Missouri State University. She is employed at Payless Shoesource...
    Perryville Senior High (05/05/02)
    Perryville Senior High A Honor Roll
  • 12th Grade - ELIZABETH BREWER, STEPAHNIE BROWN, ELISHA CHRISTISEN, ERICA CROWDER, RACHEL DEWILDE, RACHAL DOBBELARE, JESSICA DUVALL, NICHOLAS FRANCIS, HEATHER GRAY, JULIA HEURING, JESSIE KINNISON, LAURA KLAUS, KATHY KORANDO, JENNIFER KRAMER, TRACY KUNTZE, KATIE KUTZ, CHRISTOPHER LOHMAN, TYLER LORENZ, AMANDA MAHNKEN, JULAINE MANCHE, JON MIESNER, CATHERINE MOORE, BRIAN MORAN, BONNIE NATIONS, KYLE NOENNING, AMANDA NUYT, CAILEY PERKINS, CINDY RHYNE, JESSICA RICE, MELINDA RICHARDET, ANGELA ROSE, BRIAN SCHLICHTING, TIMOTHY SCHMIDT, MARK SCHOLL, AMY STEFFENS, CHAD UNTERREINER, MICHELLE WINSCHEL, TIMOTHY ZAHNER, SARAH ZELCH.. ...
  • Cape Girardeau SR. High (05/05/02)
    Cape Girardeau SR. High Term 5 A Honor Roll 12th Grade - Kerri Bard, Trevor Blattner, Lainie Bohnsack, Laura Bowlin, Amy Brookover, Caleb Buis, Erik Busby, Kristin Cain, Katherine Cole, Eric Daume, Ilene Davis, Amy Dewrock, Jeffrey Edmundson, Nathan Foley, Jamie Gabriel, Matthew Gile, Tammy Henson, Terra Herzberger, Cody Hill, Erica Holshouser, Sarah Hyslop, Gabriel Keys, Brian Klonoski, Rebecca Komorech, Andrew Krueger, Dane Lincoln, Eric Lynch, Michael Mercer, Ashley Michael, Kyle Miller, Jocelyn Omalley, Kimberly Pancoast, Magin Patrick, Christy Phelps, Raymond Primonato, Neil Randol, Amy Rauls, Elizabeth Robertson, Mesha Russell, Christine Schlosser, Amber Smith, Tara Smith, Elliott Swoboda, David Templeton, Jow Thompson, Jonathan Vancleve, Sarah Wernsman.. ...
    Fire report 05/05/02 (05/05/02)
    Cape Girardeau Sunday, May 5 Firefighters responded to the following calls Friday:At 8:18 p.m., an emergency medical service at 227 S. Pacific. At 10:52 p.m., a trash fire in Arena Park. Firefighters responded to the following calls Saturday:At 7:55 a.m., an emergency medical service at 1805 Grandview...
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