[SeMissourian.com] Fair ~ 64°F  
River stage: 21.08 ft. Rising
Thursday, Apr. 17, 2014

Stories from Monday, June 17, 2002

Dog show winners chosen (06/17/02)
Southeast Missourian The Southeast Missouri Kennel Club two-day dog show wrapped up Sunday with seven dogs taking home top honors. Taking home best of best of breed awards Sunday were: From the sporting group: English cocker spaniel Dundee's Frozen in Time, with owners Dr. G.K. Nash, Pat Howard and Sharon Collins of Amarillo, Texas...
Cape Girardeau City Council agenda (06/17/02)
Monday, June 17 7 p.m. Consent ordinances (Second and third readings) An ordinance reaffirming the action of the city council declaring it necessary to improve, providing for the improvement, directing the city manager to enter into a contract to do the work, and providing for the manner of payment of the work, of Silver Springs Road from Missouri Route 74 (Shawnee Parkway) South to Mount Auburn Road, for a distance of approximately 3,950 feet...
Military digest 6/17/02 (06/17/02)
Jackson man finishes personnel clerk course Marine Corps Pfc. Michael R. Snider of Jackson has completed the seven-week personnel clerk course at Personnel Administration and Legal Services School, Marine Corps Combat Service Support School at the Marine Corps Base at Camp LeJeune, N.C...
Jackson compares with Nixa on growth (06/17/02)
BUILDING POOLS By Sam Blackwell ~ Southeast Missourian JACKSON, Mo. -- The Missouri cities of Jackson and Nixa could be east-west twins. Both have the atmosphere and advantages of small town life but saw phenomenal growth during the 1990s that put pressure on them to keep up with the demand for new infrastructure...
Roots of community gardens (06/17/02)
Growing vegetables, flowers still brings people together By Jeremy Joffray ~ Southeast Missourian Driving through Cape Girardeau it is hard to find an open lot that does not have a rose bush or some type of garden...
Man dead after auto accident on Bloomfield (06/17/02)
A driver was killed and another was seriously injured Monday morning during a head-on collision on Bloomfield Road in Cape Girardeau County. The man, whose name was not released pending the notification of family, was pronounced dead at St. Francis Medical Center after a white Dodge Ram truck he was driving collided with a 1989 Buick driven by a woman. The woman was listed in serious condition, hospital officials said...
Community digest 6/17/02 (06/17/02)
Genealogy unit meeting June 25 at Jackson The Cape Girardeau County Genealogy Society will meet at 7:30 p.m. June 25 at Riverside Regional Library in Jackson, Mo. The meeting will be an open forum concentrating on research. Additional information is available by calling Bill Eddleman at 335-1507...
New name for Clover Kids' 4-H camp honors its founder (06/17/02)
More than 25 youngsters attended the Dortha's Day Camp for Clover Kids recently. This was the third year for the annual event but the first under its new name. Dortha Strack of Cape Girardeau started the Clover Kids camp three years ago. Greg Ellers, a parent volunteer with the Young American 4-H Club, said, "This year, we decided to rename the camp in her honor."...
Girl clipped for a cause (06/17/02)
Submitted photo Jalana Johnson held up the 13-inch hair donation she has made to Locks of Love. By B. Ray Owen ~ Southeast Missourian Of all the milestones in a child's life, surely the first haircut is one of them. Family members snap pictures -- sometimes tearfully -- as the barber or stylist crops off the curls...
Missourians weigh road taxes issues (06/17/02)
From staff and wire reports Tara Smith of Cape Girardeau does a lot of traveling. The 18-year-old student uses at least three full tanks of gas every week driving to Chaffee, Mo., and back to see her fiancé. But if a 4-cent fuel tax increase is approved in an Aug. 6 election, Smith may have to find a way to cut back on the number of times she makes the trip...
Group to present 'Toy Shop Christmas' (06/17/02)
The Keyboards and Kindermusik Conservatory will present "A Toy Shop Christmas" June 21, with 1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. performances at Mount Auburn Christian Church in Cape Girardeau. Day care schools, nursing homes and groups are invited to attend the free performances. The group will also present the play at the Lutheran Home, Residential Care East, at 2 p.m. July 23. Information is available by calling Janet Presson, 334-8623...
Other states' fuel taxes (06/17/02)
Basic motor fuel taxes in Missouri and neighboring states, ranked by tax per gallon of fuel. Rates for some states may not include additional environmental fees or underground storage tank fees. Nebraska 24.5 cents Arkansas 21.5 cents Kansas 21.0 cents...
SenioRx Program attracts fewer than expected (06/17/02)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Despite the political hype, a new state-funded prescription drug benefit for low-income seniors has attracted about half the applicants that experts had projected. Part of the reason may be that there was not enough paid hype...
Illinois tax increase likely to make some quit smoking (06/17/02)
CHICAGO -- Smokers will light up less after a 40-cent tax increase takes effect in July, saving about 26,300 lives, state health officials predict. The tax hike will lead to a decrease in teen-age smoking, heart attacks, cancer and respiratory diseases, experts said...
Cardinals, mayor work behind scenes to rebuild ballpark deal (06/17/02)
NOV. 5 DEADLINE The Associated Press ST. LOUIS -- Nov. 5 has become a deadline for the St. Louis Cardinals and Mayor Francis Slay, who are working behind the scenes to put together a funding plan for a new stadium. That date is significant because that is when St. Louis voters will decide whether they should have the power to approve or reject any city money spent on sports facilities...
Illinois bare-bones budget takes rugged path toward approval (06/17/02)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- What happens when politicians accuse each other of lying, officials denounce their own plans and a lame-duck governor goes head to head with election-minded lawmakers? You get the Illinois state budget -- eventually. The strange process that produced a new budget, complete with deep spending cuts and higher taxes, bears no resemblance to the tidy steps described in civics books...
Jurors spare life of man convicted in witness slaying (06/17/02)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A man convicted of killing a witness to keep him from testifying about a robbery faces life in prison. Carl Haskell, 24, formerly of Kansas City, Kan., was convicted last week of murder in the death of John Wayne Hogsett, 33. He also was convicted of conspiring to kill Hogsett...
SenioRX details (06/17/02)
The new Missouri SenioRx program is to begin providing prescription drug benefits to low-income senior citizens on July 1. Enrollment is expected to be about 27,000. How it works: Eligible seniors pay a small enrollment fee and must meet a deductible of either $250 or $500, depending on their income levels. The state then pays 60 percent of their prescription drug costs, with a cap of $5,000 annually in state help...
'Soldier's Newspaper' marches on (06/17/02)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- A 140-year-old newspaper and a veteran's ashes. Jim Mayo prizes many things inside the Stars and Stripes Museum and Library, a small spot in Southeast Missouri dedicated to the famous "Soldier's Newspaper." But to him, it's those two things tucked inside the museum's safe that tell the story best...
Travelers consider highways in Missouri middle of the road (06/17/02)
ST. LOUIS -- Trucker Mike Conway knows that griping about Missouri's roads does little in the long run. "We're always whining and crying that there's only two seasons out here -- winter and road construction," said the 26-year trucker from Fremont, Neb. "I think we all want something done, but nobody wants to pay for it. It can't be much fun trying to figure out how to pay for a highway."...
Body of missing teen recovered (06/17/02)
NOEL, Mo. -- The body of one of two missing teen-agers has been found two days after a strong current swept them over a dam in southwest Missouri and into the water below. Eric Harris, owner of the Elk River Ambulance service, told Kansas City television station KCTV on Sunday that the body of Joseph Bosley had been found...
Companies seeking insulation from mounting asbestos lawsuits (06/17/02)
WASHINGTON -- An avalanche of asbestos lawsuits -- many filed by people who are not extremely sick -- is overwhelming courts and threatening companies even though the cancer-causing substance has not been widely used in the United States for almost 30 years...
Watergate figures say lessons of scandal are largely unlearned (06/17/02)
WASHINGTON -- So, 30 years after the break-in that brought down Richard Nixon, what is the legacy of Watergate? "What we should learn is not to put our trust and faith in men who are corruptible," said Charles Colson, who as a presidential aide ventured that "I would run over my grandmother to re-elect Nixon."...
Bargain hunters, McDonald's outlook sparks rally (06/17/02)
AP Business WriterNEW YORK (AP) -- Bargain hunters sent stock prices surging Monday, giving the Dow Jones industrials and the Standard & Poor's 500 their best day in five weeks. Lower prices following four weeks of persistent selling as well as an upbeat outlook from McDonald's triggered the buying, which accelerated throughout the day...
Prosecution referrals in terrorism cases up sixfold (06/17/02)
WASHINGTON -- The FBI has been seeking prosecution of international terrorism cases at six times the rate it did before Sept. 11, but more than half of those cases considered by federal prosecutors never made it to court, Justice Department records show...
Supreme Court lawyer occupied by death penalty (06/17/02)
WASHINGTON -- Every week Cynthia Rapp compiles a list of people, mostly men from the South, who have a date with a state executioner. She calls it the death list. The Supreme Court lawyer tracks the dozens of executions each year. She is on call, around-the-clock, for appeals and must deal with stressed lawyers and her own jitters on nights when justices are deliberating stay requests even as a state prepares the death chamber...
Experts to decide who will receive smallpox vaccines (06/17/02)
ATLANTA -- The question carries critical weight in the new age of bioterrorism: Who should have access to vaccine against deadly smallpox? This week, a panel of 15 health experts meets to debate whether to expand the vaccinations -- and then decide who would be included. The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, which sets vaccine policy, is expected to make a decision Thursday. The panel's recommendation will go to Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy Thompson...
Judge orders new trial on murder conviction in dog attack (06/17/02)
Associated Press WriterSAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A judge threw out a second-degree murder conviction Monday against Marjorie Knoller in the 2001 dog mauling that killed a neighbor, but let stand involuntary manslaughter convictions against Knoller and her husband, Robert Noel...
Lawyers argue Lindh had right to associate with Taliban (06/17/02)
Associated Press WriterALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) -- John Walker Lindh's lawyers told a judge Monday he cannot get a fair trial at a courthouse just nine miles from the site of the Pentagon attack and argued the American had a constitutional right to associate with the Taliban...
U.S. troops fired upon in southern Philippines (06/17/02)
Associated Press WriterWASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. troops working in the southern Philippines were shot at Monday and returned fire, Pentagon officials said, the first combat American troops have seen since arriving in February to train anti-terrorism forces...
Karachi consulate to reopen Tuesday (06/17/02)
Associated Press WriterKARACHI, Pakistan (AP) -- Police expanded their inquiry Monday into last week's deadly car bombing outside the U.S. Consulate in Karachi, questioning a man already in custody who has provided investigators with information about a militant group trained in explosives...
Priests worry innocent may suffer under new policy (06/17/02)
DALLAS -- For the last six months, many Roman Catholic priests have felt like the public face of scandal in their communities, even though most had no role in the sex abuse crisis engulfing the church. Now, they say, they face a new concern: whether the blameless in their ranks will be hurt under the ambitious policy bishops have adopted to keep abusive clergy away from parishioners...
Bishops take to pulpit, say they will 'pick up the pieces' (06/17/02)
NEW YORK -- The Roman Catholic church needs to pick up the pieces, Cardinal Edward Egan told parishioners on Sunday as bishops returned to their pulpits after passing a new mandate on dealing with pedophile priests. Egan and other church leaders apologized to worshippers Sunday for the clergy's handling of one the worst scandals in U.S. church history...
Jury wouldn't have convicted Enron auditor (06/17/02)
HOUSTON -- The testimony of former Enron auditor David Duncan helped a jury convict Arthur Andersen of obstruction of justice, but the same jury said it didn't believe in Duncan's guilt, even though he entered a guilty plea earlier this year. On the witness stand, Duncan denied any overt efforts to destroy documents related to now-bankrupt energy-trader Enron, shed little light on Enron's accounting, and defended his maligned work checking Enron's books...
Rabbi suspends organizing armed patrols (06/17/02)
NEW YORK -- A right-wing rabbi suspended plans Sunday to organize armed civilian patrols in heavily Jewish neighborhoods that were considered terror targets after angry residents and lawmakers complained. "The response was so overwhelmingly negative, but God forbid anything should happen and then I'll have to say, 'I told you so,"' said the rabbi, Yakove Lloyd. "This is not forever; it may be just for a week or so."...
With the stroke of a pen, Appalacian region has expanded (06/17/02)
Ollie Grant woke up one morning in the Delta and went to bed that night in Appalachia. Oh, the Panola County, Miss., woman didn't go anywhere. Appalachia came to her. President Bush accomplished the feat earlier this spring with a stroke of his pen, when he signed legislation adding Panola to the War on Poverty-era Appalachian Regional Commission's territory. The county's slogan is "where the hills meet the Delta."...
Forest Service employee charged with starting Colorado wildfire (06/17/02)
BURNING A LETTER By Jennifer Hamilton ~ The Associated Press CASTLE ROCK, Colo. -- A U.S. Forest Service employee set the fire that scorched more than 100,000 acres in Colorado and forced thousands to evacuate by burning a letter from her estranged husband in the Pike National Forest, authorities said Sunday...
Bondholders nervously watch Farmland (06/17/02)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Shirley Davis sold her family farm in 1992 and invested the $60,000 profit in Farmland Industries bonds, betting that the interest payments would help support her in retirement. But the interest payments stopped after Farmland filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on May 31. Davis is 73, widowed, in ill health, and unsure what to do next...
World digest 06/17/02 (06/17/02)
Bodies of three crash victims leave Afghanistan BAGRAM, Afghanistan -- With a fierce wind blowing dust across the airfield, the bodies of three Americans killed in a military plane crash in Afghanistan were escorted onto a cargo jet Sunday to be returned to the United States...
Report - Home Depot stops doing business with feds (06/17/02)
ST. LOUIS -- The Home Depot Inc., the nation's largest hardware and home-improvement chain, has told its 1,400 stores not to do business with the U.S. government or its representatives, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Sunday. The Post-Dispatch checked with managers at 38 Home Depot stores in 11 states. ...
Suffering pope pays tribute to suffering Capuchin monk (06/17/02)
VATICAN CITY -- Pope John Paul II, who himself once turned to Padre Pio seeking a cure for an ailing friend, raised the mystic Italian monk to sainthood Sunday to the cheers of some 200,000 pilgrims sweltering in temperatures near 100 degrees. The crowd, jamming St. Peter's Square and nearby streets, was one of the biggest ever in this 23-year-old papacy. City authorities said some 500 pilgrims, some of whom fainted or suffered sunstroke, needed medical attention...
Afghan delegates argue over representation in legislature (06/17/02)
KABUL, Afghanistan -- The grand council fashioning Afghanistan's new government erupted in argument and accusations Sunday over what kind of legislature should represent a fragmented population with competing interests jockeying to be heard. With a Monday deadline for ending deliberations, delegates assigned to cobble together a lawmaking body to work with newly elected President Hamid Karzai were choosing between an assembly based entirely on geography and one based on population -- roughly equivalent to picking between the Senate and House of Representatives in the United States.. ...
France's parliament swings to the right, according to exit poll (06/17/02)
PARIS -- The mainstream right won a huge victory in France's parliamentary election Sunday, forcing the Socialists to surrender control of the National Assembly and giving President Jacques Chirac more power than at any time in the last five years...
Man to face Saudi trial for shooting missile at U.S. plane (06/17/02)
KHARTOUM, Sudan -- A suspected al-Qaida leader who claims to have fired a missile at a U.S. warplane leaving a Saudi Arabian base was returned to Saudi Arabia for trial, Sudan said Sunday. The Sudanese man admitted firing a surface-to-air missile at a plane taking off from Prince Sultan Air Base, south of the Saudi capital of Riyadh, an Interior Ministry statement said. The unidentified man then sneaked back into Sudan, although the statement did not say how...
France braces for week of strikes (06/17/02)
PARIS -- French unions were preparing a week of post-election strikes, with employees from air traffic controllers to pediatricians pressing their demands. On Monday, public transport workers from the Communist-backed CGT union were to walk off the job in cities such as Paris, Marseille and Montpellier to press demands on salaries and retirement. But the movement was expected to have little impact on traffic...
U.N. worries about growing number of fake refugees (06/17/02)
TAKHT-E-PUL, Afghanistan -- Growing numbers of Afghans are submitting fraudulent refugee claims in what is seen as an organized scheme involving officials both inside and outside the country that is drying up U.N. assistance for the neediest. An estimated 10,000 people, or 10 percent of the nearly 100,000 people who have come through one southern Afghan way station since mid-March, have been rejected for assistance, said Monica Sandri, an official with the U.N. ...
Senegal, Spain reach quarterfinals (06/17/02)
YOKOHAMA, Japan -- Senegal and Spain worked overtime Sunday to get into the quarterfinals of the World Cup. Actually, the Spaniards had to go beyond that, beating Ireland 3-2 in a penalty-kick shootout after a 1-1 tie. Senegal, the newcomer that stunned defending champion France in the opener, advanced when Henri Camara scored his second goal of the game in the 14th minute of extra time for a 2-1 victory over Sweden. ...
Dodgers' Green lets his hot bat speak for itself (06/17/02)
LOS ANGELES -- One of these days, perhaps Shawn Green will feel comfortable with his newfound fame. Right now, it fits him about as well as one of Shaquille O'Neal's suits. In the meantime, the Los Angeles Dodgers' bashful slugger keeps hitting home runs and letting the rest of baseball's power brokers soak up the media glare...
Williams continues to shine (06/17/02)
ST. LOUIS -- Complete games have become commonplace for Woody Williams, now that he's with the St. Louis Cardinals. Williams pitched a five-hitter and helped himself at the plate with a double and an RBI as the Cardinals beat the Kansas City Royals 5-1 Sunday to complete a three-game sweep...
Tiger halfway home to Grand Slam (06/17/02)
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. -- A runaway winner again in the U.S. Open, Tiger Woods is halfway home to the Grand Slam and still miles ahead of anyone trying to stop him. Challenged only briefly by two of his biggest rivals, Woods became the first player since Jack Nicklaus in 1972 to capture the first two major championships of the year with a three-stroke victory Sunday at Bethpage Black...
Garcia proves to be no match for Woods (06/17/02)
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. -- The latest member of the "I-Can't-Beat-Tiger-Woods" club almost seemed too young to join. But like membership in the mob or AARP, it's one of those offers you don't have the option of turning down. Sergio Garcia's lodge brothers know all about that...
Kenseth first three-time winner (06/17/02)
BROOKLYN, Mich. -- Jack Roush propped his arm up on his crutches and shifted ever so slightly. If there was any discomfort, driver Matt Kenseth's victory made it all go away. Kenseth became the first three-time winner of the season, holding off a furious charge from Dale Jarrett to beat him to the line at Michigan International Speedway -- Roush's home track...
Boston's Lowe riding high after 11th win (06/17/02)
ATLANTA -- Derek Lowe claims he's just a No. 3 starter, but his record suggests otherwise. Lowe outpitched Tom Glavine and became the first AL pitcher to win 11 games, helping the Boston Red Sox beat the Atlanta Braves 6-1 Sunday. Jason Varitek and Trot Nixon homered for the Red Sox, who avoided being swept in the battle of division leaders. Pedro Martinez and John Burkett, Boston's top two starters, lost the first two games of the series, and both have lost back-to-back starts...
Sports digest 6/17/02 (06/17/02)
AREA Jackson Legion team beats Stoddard Co. DEXTER, Mo. -- Jackson's American Legion baseball team improved to 7-5 overall and 3-1 in District 14 play with a 13-6 win over Stoddard County Saturday night. Matt Gordon, Michael Birk and Josh Van de Ven all had three of Jackson's 16 hits. Bryan Austin, Jake Carter and Trevor Thompson added two hits each...
Capahas suffer rare doubleheader sweep (06/17/02)
The Çraftsman Union Capahas were hit with a rare doubleheader sweep Sunday as the St. Louis Printers exacted a measure of revenge. After losing all three games of a series to the Capahas last weekend, the Printers rebounded to capture 10-4 and 4-3 victories at Capaha Field...
Second North Sprigg sports bar to vie for college crowd (06/17/02)
Last week, I told you about the new Coach's Sports Bar and Grill, which is expected to open in October on North Sprigg in the building formerly occupied by the old Rhodes 101 Stop. This week I'll tell you about Coach's future neighbor and direct competitor for the college crowd...
'Scooby-Doo' scares up $56.4 million in debut (06/17/02)
LOS ANGELES -- "Scooby-Doo," where are you? Well on top of the weekend box office. The big-screen update of the Hanna-Barbera cartoon, starring a computer-animated Great Dane, took in $56.4 million to debut as the No. 1 film, according to industry estimates Sunday...
Decades of classical Soviet recordings finding markets (06/17/02)
NEW YORK -- For years, they gathered cobwebs in a building on the outskirts of Moscow -- thousands of hours of classical music recordings and video footage of artists such as cellist Mstislav Rostropovich and dancer Rudolf Nureyev. Now, after years of legal and technical wrangling, the performances recorded over nearly seven decades by the Soviet Ministry of Radio and Television are being released. They number more than 400,000 -- enough to fill 12,000 compact discs...
Crime and punishment to flood fall TV offerings (06/17/02)
NEW YORK -- Cops and robbers, good guys and bad guys. They're television staples, and they'll be flooding the airwaves this fall like no time in memory. No less than 20 prime-time programs next season on the ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox schedules fit under the canopy of crime and punishment -- including traditional cop shows, legal dramas or investigative mysteries...
Auction site eBay trying to keep its die-hard users happy (06/17/02)
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Twelve eBay users from around the country have been invited to company headquarters to give the Internet auction site's executives pieces of their minds: Customer service is lousy. The search engine is weak. Pop-up ads are deplorable...
Story of eBay's early days a myth (06/17/02)
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- During eBay's rapid rise to Internet commerce powerhouse, the company nurtured a quaint tale of its origins, saying founder Pierre Omidyar created the site in 1995 so his fiancee could trade PEZ candy dispensers with other collectors...
People on the move 6/17/02 (06/17/02)
Baldwin joins staff of Select-A-Style Kim Baldwin has joined the staff of Select-A-Style as a stylist at the Jackson salon at 204 W. Washington. Baldwin had been at JCPenney in Cape Girar-deau. Baldwin does men's and women's haircuts and styles, color, perms, spa manicure and pedicure, shampoos and waxing...
The semiconductor industry is squeezing more and more onto chip (06/17/02)
SAN JOSE, Calif. Three years ago, as many as 50 chips would have been needed to handle the features built into Ericsson's new T66 cell phone. Today, four slivers of silicon do the job. As a result, the phone is among Ericsson's smallest and most powerful, one of a generation of devices integrating functions that used to require multiple gadgets...
Oversight body for Internet facing key test (06/17/02)
NEW YORK -- The Internet's key oversight body is facing its most critical test ever, with decisions expected later this month likely to shape the global network for years to come. Though relatively few Internet users are even aware of the group, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers has broad influence over the Net's addressing system -- and thus over how people find Web sites and send e-mail...
Business memo 6/17/02 (06/17/02)
AAL branch honored for community service Aid Association for Lutherans/Lutheran Brotherhood is recognizing the branch in Gordonville, Mo., for its effectiveness in bringing the company's charitable resources straight to its members own community. The 7275 branch in Gordonville recently received a Gold Star rating, the highest given by the fraternal organization, for its community service efforts...
Mary Moore (06/17/02)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Mary Lou Moore, 72, of Bloomfield died Saturday, June 15, 2002, at Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 22, 1929, at Dexter, Mo., daughter of Herbert and Luciell Harget Haney. She and Fred Moore were married Sept. 26, 1947. He preceded her in death Nov. 1, 1996...
Lloyd Corvick (06/17/02)
SCOTT CITY, Mo. -- Lloyd John Corvick, Sr., 74, of Scott City died Saturday, June 15, 2002, at his home. He was born June 2, 1928, in Fornfelt, Mo., son of William and Victoria Kern Corvick. He and Helen L. Webb were married March 5, 1948, at Fornfelt...
Cape fire report 6/17 (06/17/02)
Cape Girardeau Monday, June 17 On Saturday, firefighters responded to the following calls:At 1:36 p.m., emergency medical service at the Southeast Missouri State University Student Recreation Center. At 3:23 p.m., an alarm sounding at 1112 Linden. At 5:11 p.m., an alarm sounding at 929 Normal...
Cape police report 6/17 (06/17/02)
Cape Girardeau Monday, June 17 ArrestsJeremy L. Marx, of Jackson, Mo., was arrested Saturday for driving while intoxicated. BurglaryBurglary was reported Saturday at 2408 Albert Rache. TheftStealing was reported Saturday at 1402 Amblewood. Stealing was reported Saturday at 1610 Themis...
Out of the past 6/17/02 (06/17/02)
10 years ago: June 17, 1992 Nine months of effort to secure expanded service at Municipal Airport apparently is for naught as Trans World Express this week withdrew its application for federal subsidy to operate here; that means U.S. Department of Transportation isn't likely to consider city's recommendation that Lone Star Airlines of Texas be awarded the subsidy instead...
Chinese paper falls for spoof by The Onion (06/17/02)
Anyone with Internet service is likely to have come across www.theonion.com, a Web site that satirizes American journalism. Recently, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch devoted a big chunk of its op-ed page to a spoof by The Onion of how legislatures get involved in building sports venues. The satire suggested legislatures should get equal treatment and that the nation's capitol might move if it didn't get a new building...
Exercise opportunities are all around us (06/17/02)
A lot of Cape Girardeau residents are taking the chamber's Shape Up Cape program of exercise and fitness very seriously -- some might say too seriously. But the overall effort is a good one, because it is raising the awareness of more folks that exercise is one of the keys to good health...
Speak Out A 06/17/02 (06/17/02)
Trash can blues Mayor Paul and his merry band Of the Half-Round Table. Have decreed my fate, because I am strong, neat, safe and able. The years for me have been most unkind For I have been pitched, thrown and tossed. But I still stand strong, My top capped,...
Speak Out A 06/18/02 (06/17/02)
THIS IS in regard to the tuition at SEMO University. University officials are crying about the budget cuts. Part of their job as an educators is to educate the people. All they've done over the last 10 years is cry. If they had been doing their job 10 years ago, five years ago, they wouldn't be in the shape they're in now, they wouldn't have so much fat and they wouldn't be crying as much. I don't feel a bit sorry for the university...
Front cover
June 2002
Sun
Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu
Fri
Sat

Browse full calendar