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Stories from Tuesday, July 2, 2002

Official - No hitches in first day of new trash collection (07/02/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- The first day of a new system aimed at reducing the amount of trash the city collects went smoothly, public works director Rodney Bollinger told the Jackson Board of Aldermen Monday. "Things went extremely well," he said. Under the new plan, Jackson residents must place their garbage in trash bags and no longer can use containers, a change aimed at speeding collection...
Jackson Board of Aldermen Agenda 7/2 (07/02/02)
7:30 p.m. Monday, July 1 City Hall Action Items Power and Light Committee Approved the mayor's appointment of Lester Maevers to fill the unexpired term of David Hitt on the Park Board. Approved the mayor's appointment of Kevin Schaper to fill the unexpired term of Lester Maevers on the Zoning Board of Adjustment...
People and things 7/2/02 (07/02/02)
Kiblinger finalist in Pre-Teen America Theresa Kiblinger, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Kiblinger of Cape Girardeau, has been selected as a finalist in the Pre-Teen Missouri Scholarship and Recognition Program to be held Aug. 30 through Sept. 2 at the Capital Plaza Hotel in Jefferson City, Mo...
Most important future projects for Cape Girardeau (07/02/02)
Vision 2020's survey asked what resident think are the most important future projects. The current results are compared with past surveys.2002
  • Riverfront/downtown Flood/stormwater Airport services Transportation trust fund 1994
  • Street connections...
  • Cape Girardeau City Council action (07/02/02)
    Public Hearings Gary M. Arnold appeared to answer questions at a public hearing regarding the request for a special-use permit for a model home at 1493 Cheetah Lane in an R-1, single-family residential district. No one spoke against the request.Consent Ordinances...
    Survey finds size is Cape's best quality (07/02/02)
    Not too big, not too small. Just right. According to Vision 2020 survey results released Monday, residents say the city's best quality is its size. Residents here also say they like the low crime in Cape Girardeau, the medical facilities and having a university in town. They think the fire department is doing a great job and are pleased with the parks and recreation department, the waste disposal and police service as well...
    Council advises neighbors to meet over septic problems (07/02/02)
    Call it sewer district hot potato. Two sets of neighbors along the 2300 block of Perryville Road, unable to come up with a compromise since November 2000, finally gave their problem to their city council. And for the second time in two months, the city council handed the problem back to the neighbors...
    Fighting the flow - River water breaches Lone Star quarry (07/02/02)
    Lone Star Industries is in a battle with the Mississippi River, which has been spewing millions of gallons of water into the company's 350-foot-deep stone quarry for the past three months. "It's dumping water on us, there's no question about that," said Lone Star spokeswoman Barbara Sinclair. "We're doing all we can to keep up with it."...
    Area teens learn benefits of volunteering (07/02/02)
    833 By Laura Johnston ~ Southeast Missourian Teen-agers today don't have the spare time they used to have, but many still find time to devote to volunteering. Dozens of area non-profit agencies, rely on volunteers to help carry the administrative duties and programs they offer. And more often those volunteers are youth...
    New budget year brings new-look state Web site (07/02/02)
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Needing to renew your driver's license? Wanting to start a new business? Or are you just looking for the winning lottery numbers? A new-look state Web site premiered Monday that is intended to make it easier for Missourians to sort through the bureaucracy of state government and find answers to everyday questions...
    Holden signs new anti-terrorism laws (07/02/02)
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Gov. Bob Holden on Monday signed into law several measures prompted by the Sept. 11 attacks, including tougher penalties for terrorist acts and new abilities to close some records. Holden signed five bills, including one that creates felonies of terroristic threats and agroterrorism, such as spreading contagious diseases among livestock...
    Balloonist in home stretch of trip; finish expected today (07/02/02)
    ST. LOUIS -- Steve Fossett is oh-so-close to finally flying his balloon around the world all by himself. After years of spectacular crash landings, the Chicago investment tycoon was expected to reach western Australia within a day and claim the record of being the first solo balloonist to circumnavigate the globe...
    Outgoing lawmakers get panel posts (07/02/02)
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Gov. Bob Holden has nominated two outgoing lawmakers to the state Labor and Industrial Relations Commission. Rep. John Hickey, D-Bridgeton, and Sen. David Klarich, R-Clayton, were nominated to serve six-year terms on the commission...
    Gas station group to stay neutral on vote (07/02/02)
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A state gas station association has decided to remain neutral on a proposed transportation package that would raise fuel and sales taxes. The Missouri Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association had considered an advertising campaign against Proposition B on the Aug. 6 ballot, but the group opted against it on Monday...
    State audit seeks savings in drug plan (07/02/02)
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri's Medicaid program could have saved millions of dollars through better management of its prescription drug program, the state auditor said. The report by Auditor Claire McCaskill was released Monday -- the same day the state began offering prescription drug benefits under a new program for senior citizens not covered by Medicaid...
    Only black Republican in Congress won't seek re-election (07/02/02)
    NORMAN, Okla. -- Rep. J.C. Watts of Oklahoma, the only black Republican in Congress and a member of the House GOP leadership, said Monday that he won't run for re-election. "It has been a wonderful ride. It has been a wonderful journey. Of course, the work of America is never done, but I believe my work in the House of Representatives at this time of my life is completed," Watts said at a news conference in Norman, where he was a football star for the University of Oklahoma before entering politics.. ...
    WorldCom report lacking, SEC finds (07/02/02)
    As WorldCom Inc. acknowledged that its financial woes could go deeper than previously disclosed, the company in a report made public Monday attempted to blame its bookkeeping lapses squarely on former chief financial officer Scott D. Sullivan. In the report to the Securities and Exchange Commission, which last week accused WorldCom of civil fraud for allegedly hiding $3.8 billion in expenses, WorldCom said its own auditors discovered the irregularities in May and fired Sullivan June 25 after conducting an internal audit.. ...
    What is world court, and why does the United States oppose it? (07/02/02)
    N WHAT IS THIS COURT? As of now, it's a four-member team with a phone and fax machine at offices in the Netherlands. The court opened for business Monday under a 1998 treaty ratified by 75 countries. ...
    Nation digest 07/02/02 (07/02/02)
    Miami police: Pilots were drunk before takeoff MIAMI -- Two America West pilots at the helm of a Phoenix-bound jetliner were ordered to return to the airport terminal moments before takeoff Monday and were arrested for being legally drunk, police said...
    Tennessee governor presents compromise to end stalemate (07/02/02)
    Associated Press WriterNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Tennessee Gov. Don Sundquist proposed a compromise plan Tuesday to help resolve the budget stalemate over taxes and end the partial government shutdown. "If there was ever a time for compromise it's now. We need to reach a conclusion by Wednesday. If not, we should work around the clock if we have to," the governor said in a news conference...
    Accounting worries drag stocks lower (07/02/02)
    AP Business WriterNEW YORK (AP) -- Persistent worries about corporate accounting scandals sent stock prices sharply lower again Tuesday as a new probe into the books of Worldcom worsened an already dismal climate of distrust in corporate America...
    Pakistan says al-Qaida was behind bomb attack on U.S. consulate (07/02/02)
    Associated Press WriterRAWALPINDI, Pakistan (AP) -- Pakistan has evidence that al-Qaida financed last month's deadly car-bombing at the U.S. Consulate in Karachi that killed at least 12 people, the country's internal security chief said Tuesday...
    U.S. doubts errant bomb caused deaths (07/02/02)
    Associated Press WriterWASHINGTON (AP) -- American gunfire, rather than an errant U.S. bomb, may have been responsible for scores of deaths reported in a central Afghan province, defense officials said Tuesday. But it's too soon to know exactly what happened in Uruzgan province Monday night, where villagers reported neighbors killed in U.S. air attacks, Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld said...
    U.S. convoy returning from hospital fired on outside Kandahar (07/02/02)
    BAGRAM, Afghanistan (AP) -- A U.S. military convoy returning from the hospital in Kandahar was fired on late Tuesday on the outskirts of the city and one U.S. soldier was wounded, a military spokesman said. Col. Roger King said the Americans had been visiting the hospital where victims of a U.S. air attack Monday were undergoing treatment. Their vehicles came under fire about 1.5 miles outside the city...
    Researchers hope to pinpoint E. coli in food (07/02/02)
    ALBANY, N.Y. -- Scientists are developing a handheld sensor they say would help save lives by quickly pinpointing the presence of a deadly E. coli strain and other harmful germs in food and drinks, in some cases within minutes. The device has been in development for the past decade, during which time several fatal E. coli outbreaks have occurred throughout the country...
    Asian-American group wants U.S. flags all over Chinatown (07/02/02)
    OAKLAND, Calif. -- This Independence Day, Richard Mak envisions American flags displayed proudly alongside the Peking ducks, Asian pears and jade rings in this city's bustling Chinatown. Mak and about 200 volunteers are planning to visit each Chinatown merchant in Oakland, and offer to hang free flags from storefronts. ...
    Plunge of gray whale numbers may be from drop in food supply (07/02/02)
    They kept washing ashore, hundreds of them. The huge but emaciated bodies of gray whales floated lifeless into Puget Sound and San Francisco Bay, and drifted onto beaches from Alaska to Baja California. The putrid carcasses became such a nuisance in 1999 and 2000 that beach communities took to towing the 35-ton cadavers out to sea or burying them with backhoes. Eskimo whalers reported harpooning "stinky" whales that appeared to be rotting alive, too smelly even for dogs to eat...
    Brother - Fire always fascinated man charged with arson (07/02/02)
    CIBECUE, Ariz. -- The man charged with starting one of the blazes that has blackened a huge swath of Arizona forest and destroyed hundreds of homes was fascinated with flame when he was a boy and sometimes set fires, a foster brother said. Federal prosectors have accused Leonard Gregg, 29, of starting the blaze in dry grass because he wanted to earn money as part of a fire crew...
    Buddhists set animals free, but harm environment (07/02/02)
    HONG KONG -- Chanting and cheering, hundreds of Buddhists sent the fish on a swim for freedom, putting them onto a pair of stainless steel slides that dropped off the side of a ferry into the South China Sea. Followers of Buddhism are duty-bound to save any trapped animal -- and the Chinese have adopted the practice and made a tradition of buying, then freeing fish, birds and turtles in the belief it can bring good fortune...
    Budget fight shuts down Tennessee government (07/02/02)
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- Residents hoping to get driver's licenses and summer tourists looking for information ran into "closed" signs Monday, the first day of a partial government shutdown while the Tennessee legislature tries to resolve the state's budget...
    Airport security tests reveal some gaps (07/02/02)
    WASHINGTON -- The fact that undercover agents continue to sneak dummy weapons through airport security points to a need for better training of screeners and highlights the problems of a system in a difficult transition, Transportation Department officials acknowledged Monday...
    Musharraf - Osama bin Laden not hiding in Pakistan (07/02/02)
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- President Gen. Pervez Musharraf expressed doubt Monday that Osama bin Laden is hiding in Pakistan, saying it would be "almost impossible" for him to have escaped detection here. "I can't say for sure whether he is dead or alive," Musharraf told a news conference. But "one thing I am certain about is that he can't be in Pakistan."...
    Russian defendants get new protections under legal codes (07/02/02)
    MOSCOW -- Russian laws took a long-awaited step away from the authoritarian past Monday with the implementation of two crucial codes promising new protections for defendants and new restrictions on jailers and prosecutors. Supporters hope the criminal and administrative law codes, key components of Russia's post-Soviet legal reform, will relieve the overburdened prison system and boost the business climate by curbing corruption...
    Major collection of Horatio Nelson memorabilia to be auctioned (07/02/02)
    LONDON -- For nearly 200 years they have lain in a vault: the bloodstained silk coin purse Adm. Horatio Nelson carried to his death at the Battle of Trafalgar, and letters written by his wife and her rival in love, the legendary Emma Hamilton. Auctioneers Sotheby's on Monday displayed what Tom Pocock, biographer of Britain's greatest naval hero, has called "the most remarkable Nelsonian archive and collection to be discovered for more than a century."...
    China marks Communist Party's 81st birthday (07/02/02)
    BEIJING -- Marking the 81st anniversary of its Communist Party, China exhorted its people and party faithful Monday to follow what it called President Jiang Zemin's progressive approach to reform -- a doctrine that has pushed the country toward a world it once shunned...
    Hong Kong anniversary includes protesters demanding democracy (07/02/02)
    HONG KONG -- As protesters lashed out at Beijing's "murderous regime," President Jiang Zemin marked Hong Kong's first five years back in China by saying Monday it had retained its capitalist ways and now should support the mainland. Right after Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa was sworn in to a second term, Jiang urged everyone in the former British colony to "keep enhancing their sense of the country and of the nation."...
    Two aircraft collide over Germany (07/02/02)
    FRANKFURT, Germany -- A Russian airliner and a Boeing-made cargo plane collided over southern Germany late Monday, and up to 150 people aboard were believed to have been killed, police said. Rescue workers have already recovered bodies of some of the victims after the Tupolev 154 and the Boeing 757 freight plane crashed into each other at 11:43 p.m. , said Wolfgang Wenzel, a spokesman for police in the city of Tuebingen...
    Troops, Muslim extremists renew fighting in Philippines (07/02/02)
    MANILA, Philippines -- Philippine troops, backed by helicopter gunships, pounded Muslim extremist guerrillas with artillery and rocket fire Monday in the latest clash in a U.S.-backed military offensive, officials said. At least one soldier was wounded and an unspecified number of Abu Sayyaf guerrillas were killed or injured in the mountainous hinterlands of Patikul town on Jolo island, the military said...
    U.S. fails to halt International Criminal Court (07/02/02)
    UNITED NATIONS -- More than 100 nations hailed the birth of the world's first International Criminal Court on Monday as a landmark for global justice, vowing that its mission to prosecute and deter future war criminals will not be sabotaged by U.S. opposition...
    U.S. planes bomb village; civilian casualties reported (07/02/02)
    KAKARAK, Afghanistan -- U.S. planes bombed a village in central Afghanistan on Monday after the U.S. military said American forces came under fire. Afghans said villagers were celebrating a wedding and that scores were killed and injured, including women and children...
    South Korea to keep 'sunshine' policy despite clash with North (07/02/02)
    SEOUL, South Korea -- Despite a skirmish that killed at least four South Korean sailors, President Kim Dae-jung said Monday he would push ahead with his "sunshine" policy of trying to seek reconciliation with North Korea. "We will maintain the sunshine policy of firm security and peaceful resolution efforts," Kim's office quoted the president as saying in a speech at a state dinner in Tokyo hosted by Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi. ...
    Sharon defends killing of bombmaker (07/02/02)
    JERUSALEM -- Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, defending Israel's killing of a top Hamas bombmaker, said Monday that "there is no compromise with terror." Hamas extremists vowed revenge. The threats came as a top Palestinian official said the United States will find no Palestinian willing to negotiate in place of Yasser Arafat, whom Israel holds ultimately responsible for all the attacks against its people because he has not taken serious steps to stop them...
    Peru's ex-spy chief convicted of first of 70 criminal charges (07/02/02)
    LIMA, Peru -- Vladimiro Montesinos, once one of Peru's most feared men, was convicted Monday of usurping office -- the first of more than 70 criminal charges ranging from arms smuggling to homicide that the ex-spymaster faces. Montesinos, accused of orchestrating a vast network of corruption during former President Alberto Fujimori's rule, was sentenced to nine years in prison for seizing control of the National Intelligence Service while serving as an adviser to the agency...
    Kursk accident caused by torpedo fuel explosion (07/02/02)
    MOSCOW -- The Russian government said Monday that leaky torpedo fuel caused the explosions that destroyed the Kursk nuclear submarine, wrapping up nearly two years of sensitive investigation into one of the country's worst post-Soviet disasters. The announcement that the vessel was destroyed by an internal malfunction -- and not a foreign submarine as had once been theorized -- was an uncomfortable admission for Russia's struggling military. ...
    No. 1 seeds win big, breeze to quarterfinals (07/02/02)
    WIMBLEDON, England -- Top-seeded Lleyton Hewitt and Venus Williams bolstered their status as title favorites by winning easily in straight sets Monday to reach the quarterfinals on a chilly, rainy day at Wimbledon. Tim Henman, meanwhile, rallied from a break down in the fifth set to maintain his hopes of becoming the first British player to win the men's title since 1936...
    Venus Williams sails into semifinals at Wimbledon (07/02/02)
    AP Sports Writer WIMBLEDON, England (AP) -- Venus Williams swept to another easy straight-set victory Tuesday as she moved into the semifinals and closer to her third straight Wimbledon title. The top-seeded Williams, who has dropped one set in five matches, crushed 48th-ranked Elena Likhovtseva 6-2, 6-0 in 44 minutes in the day's opening match on Centre Court...
    After string of surprises, end was familiar (07/02/02)
    YOKOHAMA, Japan -- Senegal wasn't supposed to beat France. The United States wasn't supposed to scare the soccer powers. And Brazil, mighty Brazil, wasn't supposed to run off with the World Cup. It figures that in a tournament filled with surprises, soccer's most accomplished nation would be an unexpected winner of its fifth championship, two more than any other country...
    Cardinals demote Stechschulte; Crudale recalled (07/02/02)
    The AssociatedPress The Cardinals, struggling on their final homestand before the All-Star break, juggled their bullpen Monday by optioning struggling right-hander Gene Stechschulte to Triple-A Memphis and recalling right-hander Mike Crudale from Triple-A Memphis...
    Franco slam lifts Braves past Expos (07/02/02)
    ATLANTA -- Matt Franco hit a grand slam in the fifth inning, and Atlanta's bullpen pitched six scoreless innings to lead the Braves past the Montreal Expos 7-5 Monday night. Phillies 6, Mets 3 PHILADELPHIA -- Brandon Duckworth pitched 7 1-3 strong innings and Travis Lee homered and drove in four runs as Philadelphia defeated New York...
    Holik, Amonte, Guerin among top NHL free agents (07/02/02)
    Bobby Holik will try to bring his winning ways to the New York Rangers, who sorely need the help. Holik, a two-time Stanley Cup champion with the New Jersey Devils, became the NHL's first major unrestricted free agent to sign this year. He left the Devils on Monday, the first day teams could sign free agents other than their own, for New Jersey's biggest rival...
    Hot Williams handles Padres (07/02/02)
    ST. LOUIS -- Woody Williams ignored the 96-degree heat and just kept pitching. Williams hit his second career home run and won for the fourth time in five starts, working eight strong innings as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Diego Padres 7-3 Monday night...
    Pakistani Muslim, Israeli Jew exit doubles together (07/02/02)
    WIMBLEDON, England -- They wanted to talk of doubles and tennis, not politics and religion. But the off-court topics were unavoidable for the Pakistani Muslim and the Israeli Jew, the remarkable tennis partnership of Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi and Amir Hadad...
    Germany, Cup teams look toward 2006 return (07/02/02)
    YOKOHAMA, Japan -- And now, on to 2006. The next World Cup will be held in Germany, which staged the world soccer championship in 1974 and won it. Organizers picked 12 cities as game sites: Berlin, Nuremberg, Hamburg, Leipzig, Cologne, Stuttgart, Dortmund, Gelsenkirchen, Munich, Kaiserslautern, Hanover and Frankfurt...
    Cardinals' lone All-Star says he needs consistency (07/02/02)
    ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Cardinals' lone All-Star is far from pleased with his first half this season. Pitcher Matt Morris, selected Sunday for the second straight time, is 10-5 with a 3.27 ERA. Those numbers are in line with his breakthrough season last year, when he won 22 games and finished third in the NL Cy Young balloting...
    Area sports digest 7/2/02 (07/02/02)
    Thies pitches Cape Legion team past Calvert City John Thies pitched his fourth complete game of the season Monday, helping lift the Ford & Sons American Legion baseball team past Calvert City, Ky., 8-5 at Capaha Park. Thies improved to 4-1 after he gave up four hits and four earned runs in nine innings...
    FanFare 7/2/02 (07/02/02)
    Briefly Basketball
  • Gunmen attacked three people outside the home of Magic point guard Troy Hudson, fatally shooting a 20-year-old man and pistol-whipping a 15-year-old boy, police said. Hudson wasn't home late Sunday when a car pulled into his driveway, two men got out and opened fire, police in this wealthy Orlando suburb said...
  • WorldCom CEO apologizes for firm's 'past transgressions' (07/02/02)
    AP Business WriterWASHINGTON (AP) -- The chief executive officer of beleaguered WorldCom Inc. apologized Tuesday for "past transgressions" at the firm, and pledged cooperation as the government probes accounting irregularities that totaled billions of dollars...
    Arcade racer short on reality (07/02/02)
    You've probably dreamed of being able to drive a powerful car as fast as you want on public highways, weaving through traffic, squealing tires and triggering accidents left and right. Well, OK, it's always been my dream. But you can get in on the fun with a copy of "Burnout," from Criterion Games and Acclaim for the Xbox. This arcade-style racer is short on automotive reality and long on frantic, high-speed action...
    New drugs rescuing some from the brink of blindness (07/02/02)
    BOSTON -- To doctors' amazement, experimental new medicines are rescuing people from the brink of blindness so they can read and drive and sometimes even regain perfect vision. These lucky few are the first beneficiaries of an entirely new category of drugs that many hope will revolutionize the care of common eye diseases...
    Cape shows it cares through outpouring of support (07/02/02)
    Editor's note: This article was written in November for a school project. By Claire Segar Cape Girardeau citizens have always had a big heart. They have had the chance to show it since Sept. 11. From memorial services to blood drives and other fund-raisers, Cape Girardeau has been very supportive of those affected by the terrorist attacks on America...
    Television has gotten out of hand (07/02/02)
    Whatever happened to good quality programming like "Matlock" and "Murder She Wrote"? OK. I know what you're thinking: "What? Those were boring." That's the reaction I used to get from my college roommates, who made fun of me every time they came back from class to find me perched in front of the television watching Andy Griffith portray a lawyer...
    Charlotte Wessel (07/02/02)
    CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Charlotte S. Wessel, 82, died Monday, July 1, 2002, at her home, after a four-year battle with cancer. Charlotte was born Jan. 18, 1920, at Gordonville, daughter of William and Emma Hager Gross. She was baptized and confirmed at Christ Lutheran Church in Gordonville...
    Donald Miller (07/02/02)
    GLEN ALLEN, Mo. -- Donald Chester Miller, 91, of Glen Allen died Sunday, June 30, 2002, at his home. He was born Aug. 24, 1910, in Anna, Ill., son of Tony and Lillian Sprague Miller. He married Nellie McCulley, who preceded him in death. He and Beryl Boner were married Oct. 11, 1947. She died Feb. 15, 1995...
    Lester Frick (07/02/02)
    JONESBORO, Ill. -- Lester H. Frick, 76, of Jonesboro died Sunday, June 30, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 25, 1925, in Jonesboro, son of Coney and Flora Reynolds Frick. He and Helen Louise Treece were married June 9, 1951, in Jonesboro...
    Gladys Mayberry (07/02/02)
    OLMSTED, Ill. -- Gladys Mayberry, 88, of Olmsted died Monday, July 1, 2002, at St. Joseph Hospital in Murphysboro, Ill. Arrangements are incomplete at Wilson Funeral Home in Karnak, Ill.
    Rosemary Layton (07/02/02)
    PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Rosemary Layton, 82, of Perryville died Sunday, June 30, 2002, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born April 4, 1920, in Perry County, daughter of Louis and Mary McLain Gibbar. She and William L. Layton were married Sept. 17, 1942. He died April 25, 1992...
    Jonathan Spence (07/02/02)
    SIKESTON, Mo. -- The funeral for Jonathan Kyle Spence of Sikeston will be held at 2 p.m. today at Ponder Funeral Home. The Rev. Tom Geers will officiate, assisted by Tanner Fritz. Spence, 16, died Saturday, June 29, 2002, from injuries received in an automobile accident...
    Phillip Crider (07/02/02)
    SIKESTON, Mo. -- The funeral for Phillip Crider of Sikeston will be held at 11 a.m. today at Ponder Funeral Home. The Rev. Dolan Rogers will officiate. Burial will be in Poplar Bluff Cemetery at Poplar Bluff, Mo. Friends may call at the funeral home from 9 a.m. to service time...
    Virginia Babb (07/02/02)
    Virginia Louise Babb, 67, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, June 29, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Oct. 6, 1934, in Charleston, Mo., daughter of William Andrew and Dorothy L. Weakley. She and Edward G. Babb were married June 11, 1955. He died March 11, 1985...
    June Moore (07/02/02)
    June Aleta Moore, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, June 30, 2002, at Ratliff Care Center. She was born Dec. 24, 1914, at Kime, Mo., daughter of Matthew Forrest and Dora Bell Berry Rhodes. She and E.N. "Ned" Moore were married Sept. 25, 1943, at Crump, Mo. He died Feb. 29, 2000...
    Daisy Holder (07/02/02)
    SCOTT CITY, Mo. -- Daisy Ethyl Holder, 86, of Scott City died Monday, July 1, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 12, 1916, at Bell City, Mo., daughter of Samuel and Mary Jones Dodson. She and David Everett Holder were married Dec. 10, 1932. He died Sept. 26, 1985...
    Earl Collins (07/02/02)
    Earl Lee Collins, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, June 30, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Nov. 21, 1910, at Portageville, Mo., son of Jeff and Lily M. Williams Collins. He and Clarissia B. Ness were married in 1932 in Sturgis, S.D. She died in 1975...
    Anita Sherwood (07/02/02)
    COBDEN, Ill. -- Anita Mae Sherwood, 74, of Cobden died Saturday, June 29, 2002, at her home. She was born June 9, 1928, in Belleville, Ill., daughter of Adam Louis and Agnes Ihle Brust. She and Billy Dean Sherwood were married May 24, 1947, in Piggott, Ark. He died July 17, 1977...
    Mary Smith (07/02/02)
    DEXTER, Mo. -- Mary Jo Smith, 67, of Dexter died Friday, June 28, 2002, at Missouri Southern Health Care. She was born May 6, 1935, in Gray Ridge, Mo., daughter of Manual and Daisy Rusche Welch. She first married Louie McCollough, who preceded her in death. She and Charles A. Smith were married Sept. 5, 1972...
    Johanna Hopper (07/02/02)
    SIKESTON, Mo. -- A graveside memorial service for Johanna Hopper of Sikeston will be held at 11 a.m. today at Bloomfield Cemetery in Bloomfield, Mo. Cline Ables will officiate. Blanchard Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Hopper, 82, died Friday, June 21, 2002, at Miner Nursing Center...
    Lillie Barks (07/02/02)
    Lillie L. Barks, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, July 1, 2002, at Ratliff Care Center. She was born Oct. 11, 1920, at Millersville, Mo., daughter of Daniel and Elsie Miller Wallis. She and Loy V. Barks were married April 16, 1940. He died Dec. 3, 1990...
    Cape fire report 7/2 (07/02/02)
    Cape Girardeau Tuesday, July 2 Firefighters responded to these calls Sunday:At 7:41 p.m., a medical assist to a motor vehicle accident at Mount Auburn and Hopper roads. At 9:26 p.m., a medical assist at Towers West. Firefighters responded to these calls Monday:At 4:03 a.m., an alarm sounding at 19 N. Water...
    Cape police report 7/2 (07/02/02)
    Cape Girardeau Tuesday, July 2 DWIHarold Mabins of 123 N. Clark St. was arrested Saturday for driving while intoxicated. ArrestsBeronica Deon Lewis, 36, of 1804 N. Main St., was arrested Saturday on a warrant for burglary and domestic assault. Fred Lee Harris Sr., 49, of 1115 Bloomfield Road was arrested Saturday for forgery...
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