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Military news 09/30/02 (09/30/02)
Renaud certified as warfare specialist Quartermaster Second Class John Brian Renaud with the U.S. Navy was recently certified as an enlisted surface warfare specialist. This designation signifies accomplishment beyond that expected in the normal performance of duty...
Community digest 09/30/02 (09/30/02)
Employees of Jackson mill attend reunion Employees of the former Jackson Hosiery Mill recently met at Delmonicos restaurant in Jackson for their 16th annual reunion. Thirty-nine people attended. The mill began operation in 1939. Alvin Kamp and Vergie Seabaugh were both hired at the mill soon after it opened and worked there until the plant closed in 1976. ...
Community cuisine 9/30/02 (09/30/02)
Chicken dinner to be held at St. Mary's A chicken and dumpling dinner will be held from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the St. Mary Cathedral Parish Center in Cape Girardeau. The family-style dinner will include chicken and dumplings, ham, vegetables and homemade desserts. Cost is $6 for adults, $4.50 for children 6-12, children 5 and under eat free. Carryouts will be available for $6 and $7...
Golf course comes with history (09/30/02)
Black bear and elk once roamed here. Sycamores, cottonwoods and cypress trees grew thick. Just left of the five tee boxes pointing toward the 18th green at Dalhousie Golf Club stands a huge oak tree archaeologists believe was a gathering place for people who lived here long ago. Construction of the tee boxes stopped while archaeologists sifted through the earth in a depression near the tees. The spot probably will be fenced off...
Learning about Islam (09/30/02)
Area Muslims opened their doors Sunday afternoon and answered a variety of questions like why many Muslim women wear a heijab or scarf on their heads, what their religious beliefs are, particularly about Jesus and Mary, and even talked about jihad, or holy war...
Festival ends with afternoon of gospel music (09/30/02)
The three-day City of Roses Music Festival wrapped up Sunday with an afternoon of gospel music at Riverfront Park. Despite the small crowd of around 50 people, there was plenty of foot-tapping and enthusiastic applause during the festival's final act, the Sitze Family, a bluegrass band from Fredericktown, Mo...
Museum expansion includes perch of King's killer (09/30/02)
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- It's a question often asked by visitors to the museum on the site of Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination: Where did the shot come from? With the opening Saturday of the National Civil Rights Museum's $11 million expansion, the official answer is explained in startling clarity. The main part of the museum is built around the former Lorraine Motel where King was shot while standing on a second-floor balcony on April 4, 1968...
Three vying so far for House speaker post (09/30/02)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A new speaker of the House of Representatives will be standing on the dais when lawmakers return to work in January. Who it will be remains to be determined. If Republicans win a majority in the chamber on Nov. 5, current House Minority Floor Leader Catherine Hanaway of Warson Woods will claim the top job, becoming the first woman to do so...
Woman accused of defrauding Red Cross (09/30/02)
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. -- A St. Joseph woman has been accused of defrauding the American Red Cross by claiming she had a brother die in last year's terrorist attacks, legal officials said over the weekend. Cassaundrea Montgomery is being investigated by U.S. Attorney Todd Graves' office, according to a state probation report...
Student's art project provokes alarm in KC (09/30/02)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A 20-year-old art student faces fines and jail time after his public art project sent police and hazardous materials teams scrambling to inspect unusual items left outside homes in two neighborhoods. Frank Heath's friends at the Kansas City Art Institute said he was mortified by the response...
Official duties coincide with politics as election nears (09/30/02)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Presidents do it. Governors do it. U.S. senators and representatives do it. So, too, do Missouri's auditor and House speaker. What do they do? These elected officials continue to do their jobs -- or to hold news conferences and make announcements touting the jobs they do -- while they are simultaneously running for re-election...
Tylenol killings remain unsolved on 20th anniversary (09/30/02)
CHICAGO -- Decades ago, seven people in the Chicago area died after taking cyanide-laced capsules of Extra Strength Tylenol and on the 20th anniversary of the first death, police are still looking for the killer. Seemingly random deaths in 1982 turned into a murder mystery when authorities realized that some people who had recently died took Tylenol. ...
International finance ministers gather for final session (09/30/02)
WASHINGTON -- World financial leaders pledged Sunday to do everything possible to prevent plunging stock markets from dragging down the global economy's uncertain recovery. They committed themselves to meeting an April deadline for a concrete proposal to set up a bankruptcy system for countries with unsustainable debt burdens. The plan was the major achievement of the annual meetings of the 184-nation International Monetary Fund and World Bank...
Thousands march to protest military showdown with Iraq (09/30/02)
WASHINGTON -- Thousands of people opposing a war with Iraq marched to the residence of Vice President Dick Cheney on Sunday, culminating three days of smaller-than-expected demonstrations. Protesters, some holding signs that said "No Blood for Oil," blamed Cheney for pushing the nation toward war. Police estimated about 2,500 people turned out for the peaceful event...
When protests come to town, locals find it's a jungle out there (09/30/02)
WASHINGTON -- Amid outraged protester cries about everything from AIDS to war, police did give in to one demonstrator demand: "Bananas!" That was the only word spoken by a protester in a gorilla costume who hopped up and down outside the District of Columbia Courthouse on Saturday. Inside, some of the hundreds of protesters arrested Friday were being processed...
Congress divided despite hopes for unity (09/30/02)
WASHINGTON -- Lawmakers have yet to settle differences about the threat posed by Iraq and how to confront it, despite White House hopes Congress soon will pass a resolution authorizing military force to topple Saddam Hussein. Republicans and Democrats appearing on the Sunday talk shows said they hoped a resolution would win overwhelming support, even as they sparred over the United Nations' role and the severity of the threat from the Iraqi president...
Wall Street has few clues on stock market's next leader (09/30/02)
NEW YORK -- One great mystery on Wall Street has been which stock sector is going to lead the rest of the market into recovery. It's not going to be solved anytime soon. Investors, having gotten past the Sept. 11 anniversary of the terror attacks, must now factor the possibility of war with Iraq into their search for leadership...
Mortgage miseries sending more homeowners into foreclosure (09/30/02)
CHICAGO -- Beth Johnson and the U.S. economy both were on a roll in 2000, when she bought her first home. Sudden medical bills and a shrinking economy, though, wrecked her financial plan and dried up the job market, resulting in missed mortgage payments and an agonizing year on the brink of foreclosure...
Police probing Levy death return to former suspect (09/30/02)
WASHINGTON -- Police are looking again at a man once ruled out as a suspect in Chandra Levy's death, partly because a lie detector test he passed was administered through a Spanish-speaking interpreter, a person familiar with the investigation says...
Testing shows nation now has enough smallpox vaccine for all (09/30/02)
SAN DIEGO -- By diluting long-stored doses, the United States now has more than enough smallpox vaccine to protect everyone in case of a bioterrorist attack, a top health official said Sunday. Testing some of the 86 million doses of vaccine that came to light last March shows that they can be watered down and still offer potent protection against smallpox...
West Coast ports to remain shut until tentative bargain reached (09/30/02)
SAN FRANCISCO -- A frail labor peace between shipping lines and West Coast longshoreman collapsed Sunday when workers were ordered off their jobs indefinitely. The Pacific Maritime Association, which represents the shipping lines, said it would bar workers from the docks until the union agrees to extend a lapsed contract while talks toward a new agreement continue...
Man arrested at airport with hidden boxcutters, scissors (09/30/02)
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- A Bulgarian national was arrested Sunday at Atlantic City International Airport after federal screeners found a pair of scissors embedded in a bar of soap and two boxcutters in a lotion bottle in his backpack. Nikolay Volodicv Dzhonev, 21, was charged with possession of a prohibited weapon. Egg Harbor Township police said Dzhonev was being held on $100,000 bail...
Suspects in bank shootings apparently left without money (09/30/02)
NORFOLK, Neb. -- An attempted robbery at a northeast Nebraska bank where five people were killed last week appears to have netted no money, officials said Sunday. "The police have reported that there was no money missing," said Madison County Attorney Joe Smith...
People talk 9/30/02 (09/30/02)
ZZ Top picks up tour where they left off HOUSTON -- ZZ Top finishes what it starts. The "little ol' band from Texas" had to drop the European leg of its world tour in 2000 when bassist Dusty Hill fell ill with Hepatitis C. Now that Hill is better, he and his two band mates are ready to rock the continent throughout October...
Number of uninsured up as employment-based coverage declines (09/30/02)
WASHINGTON -- About 1.4 million more people were without health insurance last year as the recession increased unemployment and forced businesses to scale back benefits, Census Bureau figures show. Roughly 41.2 million people, or 14.6 percent of U.S. residents, lacked health coverage for all of 2001, compare with 14.2 percent the previous year, according to bureau estimates being released Monday...
Two killed, three injured in shootout near British Embassy (09/30/02)
SAN'A, Yemen -- Two Yemeni men were killed and three others injured in a shootout near the British Embassy on Sunday when armed tribesmen insisted on driving their car through an off-limits area, a Yemeni official said. The official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the fight started when the embassy's Yemeni guards prevented a group of tribesmen, heading to a wedding, from crossing the roadblock in front of the embassy...
Prime Minister Koizumi's Cabinet resigns (09/30/02)
TOKYO -- Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi's Cabinet resigned en masse Monday, paving the way for the him to name a new lineup in an effort to shore up his economic reform plans. The 17 Cabinet ministers handed in their resignations during a morning Cabinet meeting at Koizumi's official residence, according to Education Minister Atsuko Toyama. Koizumi was to name his new lineup later in the day, and they would then be formally approved by Emperor Akihito...
Car explosion kills German in Saudi Arabian capital (09/30/02)
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- A German man was killed Sunday in a car explosion in the capital Riyadh, German and Saudi officials said. Police said the victim was a 56-year-old private sector employee. In Berlin, a Foreign Ministry spokesman confirmed the victim was a German national. He did not elaborate...
Israel to withdraw forces from Arafat compound (09/30/02)
JERUSALEM -- Responding to powerful U.S. pressure, Israel decided Sunday to withdraw its forces from Yasser Arafat's compound in Ramallah, but continue at a distance its 11-day siege of wanted Palestinians inside, a senior Israeli official said. Shortly after the decision was announced Sunday morning, the Israeli flag was pulled down from one of the few buildings still standing in the devastated compound, but troops were not expected to withdraw for hours...
U.S. forces building up around Iraq as world awaits next move (09/30/02)
KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait -- U.S. Marines rode massive green hovercraft last week onto the Kuwaiti shore. But instead of assaulting hostile Iraqi troops, they joined Kuwaiti allies for a three-week exercise in the desert. Fighter jets from the USS Abraham Lincoln flew overhead, not part of the exercise, but on their way to enforce a "no-fly" zone in southern Iraq...
Exit poll shows Kostunica ahead in Serbia election (09/30/02)
BELGRADE, Yugoslavia -- Vojislav Kostunica won the first round in Serbia's presidential race Sunday, pulling away from a pro-Western candidate in the first election since the ouster of Slobodan Milosevic, exit polls showed. The unofficial results released by the Center for Free Elections and Democracy, an independent watchdog group, gave Kostunica the win with 31 percent with 100 percent of the vote counted. ...
Senegal ferry death toll rises to 970 (09/30/02)
DAKAR, Senegal -- In long, solemn lines, thousands of people pored over photos Sunday of the bloated bodies from one of Africa's deadliest ferry accidents, as the government said that nearly 1,000 people are now believed dead. Only 64 people are known to have survived when the MS Joola capsized off Africa's West Coast in heavy winds late Thursday. On Sunday, the government said that 1,034 people were on board the ship, sharply up from the 797 it had first announced...
More foreigners evacuated from Ivory Coast (09/30/02)
YAMOUSSOUKRO, Ivory Coast -- U.S. and French troops swooped in before dawn Sunday to evacuate Americans and other foreigners from an Ivory Coast city, landing helicopters in rebel territory to pluck out nuns, Peace Corps workers and orphans clutching stuffed rabbits...
Indians honored following big upset (09/30/02)
What probably ranks as the biggest football victory in school history deserves some rewards -- and Southeast Missouri State University received several of them on Sunday. The Indians, coming off Saturday's stunning 24-14 win at Division I-A Middle Tennessee State, won three of the Ohio Valley Conference's four weekly awards announced by the conference office Sunday afternoon...
Burton, Orr lead way in City of Roses event (09/30/02)
With the rise of the sun, runners from around the tri-state area set off on Cape Girardeau's biggest distance running event of the year. Sunday marked the 22nd annual City of Roses Half Marathon. The event, which is held the last Sunday of September, had over 125 participants, which is about average for the long-running event, race director Chuck Dobbs said...
Gordon in the hunt after latest triumph (09/30/02)
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Jeff Gordon shook off his recent slump and revived his bid for a fifth Winston Cup title Sunday, pulling away from a late red-flag restart to win a crash-filled Protection One 400. But for now, at least, the points lead belongs to Gordon's teammate, rookie Jimmie Johnson...
U.S. stunned in Ryder Cup (09/30/02)
SUTTON COLDFIELD, England -- They were simply better from top to bottom. Ripping a page from the U.S. playbook, the underdog Europeans won early and won big with their best players Sunday in the Ryder Cup. First up was Colin Montgomerie, who rolled home a 30-foot birdie on the first hole for a "1 UP," starting a buzz in the gallery and inspiring the rest of a no-name cast to snatch the Cup from Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and a heavily favored U.S. squad...
Cards win but must hit road (09/30/02)
ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Cardinals' 97th win looked a lot like many of the others -- strong pitching by a veteran starter, good work from the bullpen, and a clutch hit by Edgar Renteria. Renteria's one-out double in the eighth inning Sunday drove in the first two runs of a game the Cardinals won 4-0...
Area sports digest 9/30/02 (09/30/02)
Baseball ***Interim manager Bruce Kimm was fired by the Chicago Cubs on Sunday before their final game of the season, a 7-3 win over Pittsburgh. Kimm replaced Don Baylor on July 6, managing the Cubs to a 32-45 record with one game left. Chicago won 9 of it first 13 games under Kimm but couldn't keep it up...
Warner out at least a month (09/30/02)
ST. LOUIS -- If the St. Louis Rams are to recover from 0-4, they'll have to do it with a quarterback preparing for his second career start instead of MVP Kurt Warner. Warner broke the little finger on his passing hand in the first quarter of Sunday's 13-10 loss to the Dallas Cowboys, and backup QB Jamie Martin, who threw only three passes last season, will be running the offense for at least the next month...
Tomlinson, Chargers stun Pats (09/30/02)
SAN DIEGO -- LaDainian Tomlinson tied San Diego's single-game rushing record with 217 yards and scored on runs of 58 and 37 yards as the Chargers knocked off defending Super Bowl champion New England 21-14 in a battle of unbeaten teams. Tomlinson got the go-ahead score on a 58-yard run, the longest of his career, on the second play of the third quarter, helping the Chargers improved to 4-0 for the first time their Super Bowl season of 1994...
St. Louis suffers pair of setbacks (09/30/02)
ST. LOUIS -- A bad season just keeps getting worse for the St. Louis Rams. The defending NFC champions lost quarterback Kurt Warner before losing their fourth straight game Sunday, 13-10 to the Dallas Cowboys. Picked by many in the preseason to get back to the Super Bowl, the Rams fell to 0-4 for the first time since 1963, when they started with five straight losses and finished 5-9...
When mom says no, Cards turn to dad (09/30/02)
Enough is enough. I'm calling your bluff. Mark Lamping is not going to move the Cardinals to East St. Louis. In fact, I dare him to. It's all mind games but its kind of hard to play mind games when you're out of your own. The state of Missouri will never build you a new ball park as long as it involves taxpayers' money. ...
Doctor uses new procedure that patients say works (09/30/02)
A new surgical technique has been developed by a Cape Girardeau neurosurgeon that promises to do a better job of reducing pain and dysfunction for people who suffer with disabling back problems. It also seems to get them back on their feet faster than traditional back surgeries, said Dr. Joel Ray, who has been performing the surgery for more than three years. Using medical devices already common in back surgeries, Ray says he is simply using them differently to get better results...
No screaming, but hand-dipped ice cream is back (09/30/02)
When Baskin-Robbins packed up its 31 flavors earlier this year, frozen-treat lovers were left cold at the thought that there would no longer be a place in town where old-fashioned ice cream would be dipped by human hands, that there would only be soft-serve drawn from lifeless machines...
At the movies - 'The Tuxedo' (09/30/02)
Associated Press Writer Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker -- inspired. Jackie Chan and Owen Wilson -- gangbusters. Jackie Chan and Jennifer Love Hewitt -- huh? In "The Tuxedo," Chan survives the strangest pairing yet of his lucrative second career in American odd-couple action comedies. But the major revelation is Hewitt, who shines like a supernova...
ABC still flagging in new fall TV season (09/30/02)
NEW YORK -- Just a few days into the fall TV season, hits and misses are already emerging. And with 25 of the networks' 34 new series on the air, ABC -- desperate to rebuild -- is still on shaky ground. "It's a two-network race between CBS and NBC," summed up Marc Berman, an analyst for Mediaweek Online...
'SNL' enters its 28th season for better or worse (09/30/02)
NEW YORK -- A new season, the 28th, dawns on "Saturday Night Live" this week and, as always, the question is how the pendulum will swing. The NBC comedy institution is uniquely elastic in quality. You can chart its health on a graph like the stock market, from glory years to gory years and all sorts of middling seasons in-between...
Auction site ensnared in dispute over patents (09/30/02)
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- On a typically sultry summer afternoon in the nation's capital, eBay attorney Andrew Kumamoto walked into a conference room to talk patents with a Virginia inventor. That discussion, held to gauge eBay's interest in acquiring patents held by Tom Woolston and his company, MercExchange, has led to a David-and-Goliath confrontation that some consider nothing more than an attempt to pick eBay's pocket...
More find comfort by investing based on religion (09/30/02)
NEW YORK -- Disillusioned by the accounting scandals that helped decimate stock prices, a growing number of investors are seeking comfort in mutual funds that match their religious values and offer respectable returns. Religious-oriented funds screen out, or avoid investing in, companies whose products or services conflict with core values of religious faith. ...
People on the move 09/30/02 (09/30/02)
Tucker elected to development board Thomas Tucker, executive director of the Southeast Missouri RP and EDD in Perryville, Mo., has been elected to serve as a member of the board of directors of the National Association of Development Organizations for the 2002-2003 term. Tucker will represent associate members on the board and will help determine the association's policies and priorities for the coming year...
Cape business to be featured in Best of Missouri Market (09/30/02)
For Jeanne Heise, her small business began four years ago with an herbal garden. From that, an idea took root that has since blossomed into the production of her own recipe for salad dressing and pasta. "At first it was just that I needed to do something with all those herbs," said Heise. "I had so much, I was like, 'What am I going to do with this?' I wanted to do something with it."...
Business memo 09/30/02 (09/30/02)
Magna-Tel celebrates 35 years in Cape Magna-Tel Inc., a magnetic promotional products company, recently celebrated its 35th anniversary of their Cape Girardeau location by hosting a barbecue luncheon for all its employees. The company relocated to Cape Girardeau from Mounds, Ill., in 1967, a move that president and CEO Mary Ann Farmer said has proven to be an excellent decision. ...
Mary Vetter (09/30/02)
Mary Helen Vetter, 59, of Commerce, Mo., died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born Nov. 2, 1942, in Kaskaskia, Ill., daughter of the late Clarence and Llolav Summers Biri. On April 16, 1960, she married Lawrence "Buddy" Vetter Junior in Ancell, Mo...
Allen Schwartz (09/30/02)
KARNAK, Ill. -- Allen Schwartz, 88, of Olmsted, Ill., died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are pending with Wilson Funeral Home in Karnak.
Louis Gremard (09/30/02)
Louis Allen "Al" Gremard, 61, of Jackson died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 29, 1941, in Cape Girardeau, son of Louis W. and Rosa Lee Estes Gremard. He and Saundra "Sandy" Biri-Blevins were married Feb. 14, 1999...
Bessie Nanney (09/30/02)
Bessie Gladys Nanney, 84, of Jackson died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 25, 1918, in Sedgewickville, Mo., daughter of the late Harvey and Sarah Hahs Masters. On Aug. 3, 1935, she married Lester Nanney. He preceded her in death June 12, 1995...
Pearl Michaud (09/30/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Pearl A. Michaud, 97, of Perryville died Sunday, Sept. 29, 2002, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born Jan. 7, 1905, in Yount, Mo., daughter of the late Willian John and Serelda Crites Fadler. On March 19, 1932, she married Peter Vallie Michaud. He preceded her in death Jan. 9, 1991...
P.L. Parr (09/30/02)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- P.L. Parr, 55, of Lick Creek, Ill., died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2002, at his home. He was born Oct. 18, 1946, in Anna, Ill., son of Luther E. and Kedron K. Lingle Parr. On Sept. 3, 1966, he married Cheryl Jean Stokes in Union County, Ill...
Suzanne Maassen (09/30/02)
Suzanne Elizabeth Zickfield Maassen, 61, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Sept. 29, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born June 14, 1941, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Alvin P. and Edith G. Cargle Zickfield. She graduated from Cape Central High School and attended Southeast Missouri State University...
Pauline Davault (09/30/02)
Pauline M. Davault, 75, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born Aug. 23, 1927, in Fruitland, daughter of the late William "Paul" and Blanche Irene Morton McDowell. On May 22, 1949, she married Roy W. Davault...
Lowell Barks (09/30/02)
PATTON, Mo. -- Lowell Lindell Barks, 65, of Sedgewickville, Mo., died Sunday, Sept. 29, 2002, at the Perry Oaks Manor in Perryville, Mo. He was born May 19, 1937, in Sedgewickville, son of the late Philip and Estella Cook Barks. Lowell and Barbara Stephens were married Aug. 23, 1963, and she survives...
Theon Scherer (09/30/02)
Theon Lawrence Scherer, 79, of Kelso, Mo., died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 23, 1923, in Kelso, son of the late Charles Adam and Irene Rose Enderle Scherer. On Sept. 12, 1951, he married Leona Catherine Schwartz in Kelso...
Lula Corn (09/30/02)
Lula Novella Corn, 90, of Scott City died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born Jan. 7, 1912, in Swinton, Mo., daughter of the late Melton John and Lilly Bell Moore Phillips. On Sept. 7, 1933, she married Youal Edna Corn. He preceded her in death Feb. 2, 1962...
Barbara Huffman (09/30/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Barbara Jean Huffman, 70, of Jonesboro, Ill., died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2002, at her home. She was born March 5, 1932, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of the late Burrette and Jessie Kemp Zimmerman. She married Charles H. Huffman Dec. 5, 1952...
Cape police report 9/30/02 (09/30/02)
Cape Girardeau Monday, Sept. 30The following items were released by the Cape Girardeau Police Department. Arrests do not imply guilt. Arrests Daniel L. Richardson, 27, was arrested Saturday at 3439 William on two Stoddard County warrant for failure to appear in court...
Cape fire report 9/30/02 (09/30/02)
Cape Girardeau Monday, Sept. 30 Firefighters responded Saturday to the following calls: At 10:43 p.m., emergency medical service at N. Pacific and Bellvue. At 11:39 p.m., alarm sounding at 1025 N. Pacific. Firefighters responded Sunday to the following calls: At 2:26 a.m., an alarm sounding at 321 Dearmont Circle...
Out of the past 9/30/02 (09/30/02)
10 years ago: Sept. 30, 1992 If you intend to go to polls Nov. 3 as informed voter, it would be good idea to start doing homework; besides full slate of federal, state and county candidates to choose from, voters in Missouri will also decide eight constitutional amendments and two statutory proposals -- most statewide issues on ballot in 72 years...
Jackson band festival is autumn pleasure (09/30/02)
For the 58th year, Jackson's streets will soon be alive with the sound of music. The Jackson Marching Band Festival parade begins at 4 p.m. Tuesday and will travel from Jackson High School down High, Main and Russell streets before returning to the school...
Health officials ready to combat smallpox (09/30/02)
The war on terrorism is introducing fears to young Americans that they've never had to contemplate. Some of those fears are from things they are seeing: images of airplanes crashing into buildings, wild-eyed men with bombs in their shoes and government buildings emptied except for people in hazardous material suits cleaning up anthrax...
Speak Out A 09/30/02 (09/30/02)
Wrong approach I think IT IS RIDICULOUS FOR A GROWN MAN TO ACT LIKE AN IMPUDENT CHILD. TELL THAT MAN IN POPLAR BLUFF TO GET BACK ON HIS WHEELCHAIR AND OBEY THE OFFICERS. THEY ARE ONLY WORRIED ABOUT HIS PERSONAL SAFETY. AS FAR AS THE SIDEWALKS BEING IMPASSABLE TO WHEELCHAIRS, THAT'S TRUE JUST ABOUT EVERYWHERE. ...
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