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Community cuisine 10/24/02 (10/24/02)
Dinner held by Advance chapter of Eastern Star ADVANCE, Mo. -- The Advance Chapter No. 412 Order of the Eastern Star will hold its annual chicken and dumpling dinner from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. The all-you-care-to-eat meal for $6 will be served at the Advance Masonic Lodge...
Community briefs 10/24/02 (10/24/02)
Boy Scout Troop 311 celebrating 50th year Boy Scout Troop 311, sponsored by The Optimist Club of Jackson, is planning a 50th Anniversary celebration on Jan. 23. The troop is currently searching for all former scoutmasters, assistant scoutmasters, committee members and scouts from Troop 311 to complete its mailing list...
Seminar will focus on creativity in church programs, worship (10/24/02)
Church leaders who are seeking more creativity in their programs and worship can find some new ideas at a ministry seminar this weekend. First General Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau is holding its Ministry Summit Friday and Saturday. Friday's worship service is at 7 p.m. and conference registration opens at 6 p.m. Saturday events begin at 8 a.m. and end with a noon meal...
Japanese officials want abductees' children out of North Korea (10/24/02)
TOKYO -- In a surprise reversal that demonstrated a new assertiveness, the Japanese government said Wednesday that it would demand that North Korea allow the children of five abductees to be reunited with their parents in Japan, rather than force the parents to go back to Pyongyang...
Cement pour on new Emerson bridge continues through today (10/24/02)
Cape Girardeau's bridge project is getting more concrete. About 5.8 million pounds of cement is scheduled to be poured for the new Bill Emerson Memorial Bride over an 18-hour period that began at 4 p.m. on Wednesday and was scheduled to end today, state highway officials said...
State briefs 10/24/02 (10/24/02)
Illinois officials announce another West Nile case SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- A 44-year-old man diagnosed with West Nile virus is the first human case of the mosquito-borne disease identified in Hancock County, state health officials said Wednesday. The man was diagnosed with West Nile fever, a milder form of the virus. He did not require hospitalization, the state Department of Public Health said...
Area Halloween activities (10/24/02)
THURSDAY, OCT. 24Haunted Hall of Horror When: 7 to 11 p.m. today, Oct. 29, 30 and 31; 7 p.m. to midnight on Friday and Saturday. Where: A.C. Brase Arena Cost: 20-minute tour; $3 for adults, $2 for children 12 and under...
Neal McCoy is plans a Christmas show for Show Me Center (10/24/02)
Like a little twang in your Christmas music? Mark Dec. 8 on your calendar. Country music artist Neal McCoy will make a stop in Cape Girardeau as part of his Neal McCoy Christmas tour, Show Me Center marketing director Brad Gentry said Wednesday. The concert will begin at 7 p.m. with the opening artist to be announced at a later date. Tickets are $26.25 for reserved seating and will go on sale at 9 a.m. Nov. 2...
Wednesday Club celebrates its 100th birthday (10/24/02)
The Wednesday Club's unassuming name might lead some to believe it is simply a group of people who gather on Wednesday to discuss books, politics or other matters. While it did start out as a literary meeting largely organized by the wives of Southeast Missouri State University's faculty, the Wednesday Club soon burgeoned into a progressive crew of various women who initiated many of Cape Girardeau's basic humanitarian programs...
Jackson, Cape school districts get audit reports (10/24/02)
Recently released audit reports for the 2001-2002 school year brought good news to one local school district, and uncovered some accounting mistakes in another. The Jackson School District's financial situation was given a clean bill of health with no findings requiring a corrective action plan, according to an audit report by Larson, Allen, Weshair & Co., LLP...
Special prosecutor appointed to Jackson police chief case (10/24/02)
A special prosecutor was appointed Tuesday to review a sexual misconduct allegation against former Jackson police chief Marvin Sides, who resigned Monday. Presiding Circuit Judge John Grimm named Butler County prosecuting attorney Kevin Barbour as the special prosecutor in the complaint...
Oran youth crowned Miss Missouri Teen USA (10/24/02)
ORAN, Mo. - The best part of the Miss Missouri Teen USA pageant was meeting all the other contestants and getting to know everyone, according to Amber Marie Seyer of Oran, Mo. Of course, being crowned Miss Missouri Teen USA couldn't have been too bad either...
Cape man arrested in robbery of bank in Iowa (10/24/02)
DAVENPORT, Iowa -- A former long-distance runner and award-winning car salesman from Cape Girardeau accused in a Davenport bank robbery on Tuesday is now being investigated by the FBI in connection with other robberies in nearby states, police said...
Cape's fear - Haunting traditions return to area (10/24/02)
Because you can't see, you suddenly become aware of your other senses. The basement's musky odor invades your nostrils and swarms your lungs like a spirit. Above you and around you, screams, moans and dark laughter pierce the silence. Inside your chest, your heart pumps faster and harder...
Evangelist says more time, effort should go into saving souls (10/24/02)
If Christians truly wish to help save their neighbors' souls, they should put more time and effort into the task, said the Rev. David Ring, the featured speaker Wednesday night for the Hope for America crusade to a crowd of nearly 470 people. Ring relayed a Bible story of four men who took a crippled friend to Jesus to be healed, but were unable to enter a building where their savior was inside. ...
Four candidates for U.S. Senate to debate today (10/24/02)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Democrat Jean Carnahan and Republican Jim Talent will debate today for the second and final time in their campaign for the U.S. Senate. The event, held on the Columbia College campus, begins at 2:30 p.m. and will be televised live on the C-SPAN cable network, which will rerun its coverage at 8 p.m...
Laura Bush visits St. Louis, campaigns for Jim Talent (10/24/02)
ST. LOUIS -- First lady Laura Bush campaigned Wednesday for Jim Talent, saying the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate supports better schools. A former librarian whose signature issues are teaching and early childhood development, Mrs. Bush visited a high school to speak at a forum on character education before appearing at a money-raising luncheon for Talent...
Bobby Vinton sells his theater in Branson (10/24/02)
BRANSON, Mo. -- The Polish Prince is pulling the plug on his Blue Velvet Theatre. Bobby Vinton, who recorded pop ballads such as "Roses Are Red," "Blue Velvet," and "Mr. Lonely," has sold his theater in the heart of Branson's entertainment strip to producer David King, whose "Spirit of the Dance" has performed with Vinton for the past three years...
KC police board wants questions answered about lost evidence (10/24/02)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The loss of crucial evidence in several Kansas City homicide cases has police commissioners calling for an explanation from police chief Richard Easley. And at a meeting next Tuesday, the Board of Police Commissioners also wants to explore whether 300 other unsolved homicides should be inventoried for missing evidence...
Counting absentee ballots hectic task (10/24/02)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Some Missourians who vote absentee may have their ballots counted first this year as officials try to avoid the ballot counting crunch that almost always occurs on Election Day. Missouri election officials in several counties are hoping to save time before precincts begin reporting results after the 7 p.m. close of voting...
Allies bombs hit Iraq defense sites (10/24/02)
WASHINGTON -- Allied planes bombed two military air defense sites in the southern no-fly zone over Iraq Wednesday in the third round of strikes in a week, defense officials said. The bombing brought to 52 the number of days this year that such strikes were reported by the United States and the United Kingdom coalition, whose mission is to patrol two zones set up to protect Iraqi minorities following the 1991 Gulf War...
Bush signs large defense spending bill (10/24/02)
WASHINGTON -- President Bush signed into law Wednesday the biggest military spending increase since Ronald Reagan's administration -- a $355.5 billion package giving the wartime Pentagon "every resource, every weapon and every tool they need." Overwhelmingly approved by Congress, the measure contains a 4.1 percent salary increase for military personnel, $7.4 billion to keep developing a ballistic missile defense system and $72 billion for new weapons...
CIA increasing presence of officers at FBI offices (10/24/02)
WASHINGTON -- The CIA is increasing its presence at FBI field offices by assigning intelligence officers to domestic anti-terrorism teams, officials said Wednesday. The goal is to have at least one CIA officer at each of the 56 FBI field offices in the United States, a U.S. intelligence official said. The officers are being drawn from both the agency's analytical and operational branches...
Arrest warrant issued in search for sniper (10/24/02)
ROCKVILLE, Md. -- Police hunting the serial sniper issued an arrest warrant Wednesday for a 42-year-old man they believe has information about the string of terrifying shootings that have left 10 people dead in the Washington suburbs. Montgomery County police chief Charles Moose said the man, John Allen Muhammad, should be considered "armed and dangerous" and that he was being sought on a federal weapons charge...
People talk 10/24/02 (10/24/02)
Judge tosses lawsuit between rock 'n' rollers ST. LOUIS -- A federal judge has thrown out a royalties lawsuit against Chuck Berry by former collaborator Johnnie Johnson, ruling that too many years had passed since the more than 30 songs in dispute were written...
Study - Aspirin reduces risk of death after bypass surgery (10/24/02)
Giving aspirin to heart patients soon after bypass surgery dramatically lowers the risk of death and complications, contradicting long-held worries that the tablets can trigger disastrous bleeding, a major study found. The surprising results -- from 5,065 patients at 70 medical centers in 17 countries -- should quickly change how doctors handle the 1 million patients worldwide who undergo coronary bypass surgery each year, said researchers at the Ischemia Research & Education Foundation and other experts.. ...
Appeals court throws out damage award in talk show slaying case (10/24/02)
LANSING, Mich. -- The Michigan Court of Appeals threw out a jury's $29.3 million award against the "Jenny Jones Show," saying the talk show had no legal duty to protect a guest who was murdered after revealing a gay crush. The appeals court, in a 2-1 ruling released Wednesday, reversed the 1999 decision of an Oakland County jury that found the show's owner, Warner Bros., and its distributor, Telepictures, liable for the death of Scott Amedure...
Court - Judge tossed out TV privileges for wrong reasons (10/24/02)
NEW YORK -- A man sentenced to home detention without television won his legal fight for TV privileges Wednesday, but he may have to watch from prison. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals threw out Edward Bello's 10-month sentence because the judge who imposed it said he was trying to force "deprivation and self-reflection" on the convicted credit-card thief...
N. Korea's nuke program to dominate summit (10/24/02)
WASHINGTON -- President Bush and Chinese President Jiang Zemin will be searching for common ground when they meet Friday to discuss their shared concerns over North Korea's determination to acquire nuclear weapons. Since the disclosure of North Korea's intentions, the United States has confidently asserted that China is unalterably opposed to a nuclear-armed North Korea...
Miss Cleo lawsuits settled with states (10/24/02)
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- Two companies that hosted psychic hot line queen Miss Cleo's late night infomercials will pay $1.9 million to Connecticut residents under a settlement with the state over a deceptive trade practice claim. Access Resource Services and the Psychic Readers Network, both based in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., did not admit wrongdoing in the settlement. They also will pay $20,000 for fees and costs to the state...
Radioactive alert prompts search of Aeroflot plane (10/24/02)
NEW YORK -- Federal agents met an airliner from Moscow at Kennedy Airport on Wednesday after receiving a tip that it might have radioactive material on board, but nothing harmful was found, a U.S. Customs Service spokeswoman said. Two passengers were detained briefly for questioning and were released, Customs spokeswoman Janet Rapaport said; no details on the passengers were released...
Shipping association claims dockworkers slowing work (10/24/02)
SAN FRANCISCO -- Shipping companies say they have supplied the Justice Department with evidence that dockworkers are engaged in a deliberate slowdown at the nation's West Coast ports. The longshoremen's union has denied the charges and blamed sagging productivity on the 10-day lockout that ended earlier this month when President Bush obtained a court injunction...
Blazes at fireworks factories kill at least 25 (10/24/02)
HYDERABAD, India -- Fires broke out in two fireworks factories in southern India, killing at least 25 people, police said Wednesday. The fires hit the factories as Hindus prepared for Diwali, a religious festival next month that is celebrated with fireworks...
U.S. peace plan calls for provisional Palestinian state (10/24/02)
JERUSALEM -- A U.S. envoy's peace plan calling for a provisional Palestinian state next year -- and full statehood by 2005 -- drew reservations from Israelis and Palestinians on Wednesday. Expectations remain low after two years of fighting and many failed diplomatic missions...
Venezuelan military leaders call for president's ouster (10/24/02)
CARACAS, Venezuela -- The number of military officers calling for President Hugo Chavez's ouster rose to 26 at a rally on Wednesday -- a mini-revolt blurring the lines between protest and insurrection. The Venezuelan leader was silent but his government insisted there was no unrest within military ranks. Soldiers stayed in their barracks, apparently ignoring the call to rebellion...
German tourist killed in crocodile attack (10/24/02)
CANBERRA, Australia -- A 13-foot crocodile killed a German tourist who was swimming in one of Australia's largest national parks, police said Wednesday. The 24-year-old woman, whose identity was not released, was in a waterhole in Kakadu National Park in northern Australia late Tuesday when she disappeared. Witnesses said they heard her scream and she vanished beneath the water....
Land mine wounds three soldiers in Afghanistan (10/24/02)
BAGRAM, Afghanistan -- Three special forces soldiers were wounded when their vehicle hit a land mine in western Afghanistan, the U.S. military said Wednesday. The explosion injured all three, including one soldier whose foot was later amputated. The soldiers hit the mine with their four-wheel drive vehicle north of the town of Farah on Tuesday, Col. Roger King said. He would not say whether the troops were U.S. soldiers...
Israel arrests 10 people for alleged spying (10/24/02)
JERUSALEM -- Israeli security forces arrested a high-ranking army officer and nine other people on suspicion of spying for the Lebanese Hezbollah guerrillas, the military and a lawyer for the officer said Wednesday. Iran-backed Hezbollah is a bitter enemy of Israel, and the prospect of an Israeli officer cooperating with the guerrillas is almost unheard of...
Court hears testimony in trial of Princess Di's butler (10/24/02)
LONDON -- An executor of Princess Diana's will was unaware of the existence of a letter detailing her wish that her jewelry go to her sons after her death, a court heard Wednesday. The letter, which was produced by prosecutors at the trial of royal butler Paul Burrell, said Diana wanted three-quarters of the value of her $31.5 million estate to go to her sons and one-quarter to her 17 godchildren. ...
United States circulates new working draft of Iraq resolution (10/24/02)
UNITED NATIONS -- Stepping up pressure to get quick U.N. action, the United States distributed a new draft resolution on Iraq to the entire Security Council for the first time Wednesday but Russia immediately rejected it and said France and China were also opposed...
Armed Chechens storm theater, take hundreds hostage (10/24/02)
MOSCOW -- At least 40 armed Chechen rebels stormed a crowded theater and took hundreds of people hostage in the midst of a musical, threatening early Thursday to shoot their captives and blow up the building if Russian security forces attacked. Several hours after the rebels rushed the theater, firing automatic weapons, they began communicating with Russian officials by cell phone. ...
Marine Harrier jets replace carrier-based flights (10/24/02)
BAGRAM, Afghanistan -- The United States has moved Marine Corps attack jets to Afghanistan, the military said Wednesday, replacing carrier-based warplanes in the Arabian Sea that have moved closer to Iraq. The last of six Harrier jets arrived at Bagram Air Base north of Kabul this week, Col. ...
Bulldogs' blond bombshell - ND tosses shutout against Central (10/24/02)
At least this time it was true. Blonds really did have more fun. Notre Dame (14-4) proved that after defeating the dark haired Tigers of Central (14-6-1) 4-0 Wednesday night and completing the season sweep. The Bulldogs, who dyed their hair blond as a team early in the season, picked up where they left off Sept. 10. Adam Prasanphanich scored the first goal in the opening minutes of the game off a cross from Tyler Cuba...
SEMO Top 10 volleyball poll 10/24/02 (10/24/02)
Here is this week's SEMO Sportswriters and Sportscasters prep volleyball poll with team, first-place votes, total votes, record and last week's ranking: 1. Notre Dame (12) 146 28-4-1 1 2. Leopold (2) 136 26-2-1 2 3. Farmington 84 16-9 3 4. Ste. Genevieve (1) 80 19-7-1 4...
SEMO Top 10 football poll 10/24/02 (10/24/02)
Here is the SEMO Top 10 Football Poll as voted on by the SEMO Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association with first-place votes in parentheses, records, points based on 15 points for a first-place vote through six points for a 10th place vote and previous ranking...
Showdown pits No. 1 vs. No. 2 in season finale (10/24/02)
A one and a two. No, we're not launching into the fight song of the week. We're talking about tonight's volleyball game between Notre Dame and Leopold. The teams have held the top two spots in the SEMO Top 10 poll all season and mark the end of their regular seasons tonight with their first meeting...
Soccer players Voerg, Worley thrive in opposite situations (10/24/02)
With the popularity of women's soccer soaring, more and more local athletes are getting the opportunity to make their mark on the collegiate level. Among those making their mark are a pair of Cape Girardeau natives, Indiana State sophomore Ashlie Voerg and University of Missouri-St. Louis freshman Emily Worley...
The week ahead in motorsports 10/24/02 (10/24/02)
WINSTON CUP NAPA 500
  • Site: Hampton, Ga.
  • Schedule: Friday, qualifying (Speed Channel, 6 p.m.); Sunday, race (NBC, 11 a.m.).
  • Track: Atlanta Motor Speedway (quad-oval, 1.54 miles, 24 degrees banking in turns)...
  • Giants rally to tie series (10/24/02)
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Just in the nick of time, the San Francisco Giants solved the Kid. David Bell hit a tiebreaking single off rookie sensation Francisco Rodriguez in the eighth inning and the Giants rallied past the Anaheim Angels 4-3 Wednesday night, tying the World Series at two games each...
    Cards' Kile will be on next Hall of Fame ballot (10/24/02)
    ST. LOUIS -- Darryl Kile, the Cardinals pitcher who died of heart disease this summer, will be on the 2003 Hall of Fame ballot. The 33-year-old Kile, who was found dead in his Chicago hotel room on June 22, will become only the third player to appear on the ballot before the customary five-year waiting period. Roberto Clemente and Thurman Munson were the others...
    Shoeless kicker stuck in a quandary (10/24/02)
    ST. LOUIS -- The Rams want their barefoot kicker to put his shoe back on, at least part of the time. Jeff Wilkins has struggled with both his accuracy and distance this season, and in last week's victory over the Seattle Seahawks he bounced two field goals over the goal post. The kicks, 45 and 47 yards, were from distances he's had no problem reaching in the past...
    Younger Mears is newest family expert on stock cars (10/24/02)
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Casey Mears is the undisputed family expert on stock cars. Whenever uncle Rick, four-time winner of the Indianapolis 500, and father Roger, an off-road racer, have a question about NASCAR, Casey is the relative they turn to for a quick answer...
    Rose gets biggest cheers ... again (10/24/02)
    The AssociatedPress SAN FRANCISCO -- Pete Rose got the biggest cheers -- and chants of "Hall of Fame" -- when he was introduced before Game 4 of the World Series as part of a promotion of baseball's most memorable moments. The former Cincinnati Reds star, who was banned from baseball for life following an investigation into his gambling 12 years ago, was given a standing ovation at Pacific Bell Park that lasted 1 minute, 10 seconds -- longer than the cheers for Hank Aaron, Cal Ripken Jr., Mark McGwire and Kirk Gibson.. ...
    Guys like these truly deserve each other (10/24/02)
    Rarely have two guys in sports deserved each other more than New York Knicks guard Latrell Sprewell and his boss, Scott Layden. Separately, each has run through more second chances than Robert Downey Jr. Together, they've run the NBA's flagship franchise into the ground...
    Addiction fears rise about Xanax (10/24/02)
    At the age of 51, a family physician in a midsize southwestern city joined the ranks of an estimated 4 million Americans who are victims of prescription drug abuse. "I took a Xanax pill that my wife had been prescribed to help her sleep, and I felt normal," said the doctor, who asked that his name not be used. "I didn't feel high, I just felt normal. My anxiety was gone. I was calm. It was a wonderful feeling."...
    Everyday tips for eating right and exercising (10/24/02)
    Drop weight without exercise! Eat all you want! Lose it fast! Did we actually need the Federal Trade Commission to tell us that unsavory weight-loss promoters are gigging us with these come-ons? Last month the FTC announced that 40 percent of the weight-loss promotions it investigated contained at least one flagrant falsity. More than half of the advertising in the FTC's study made claims that were probably false...
    Health calendar 10/24 (10/24/02)
    Today Blood drive from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Donors should be at least 17 years old and weigh 110 pounds. For information, call 339-1822. Newborn massage class from 10 to 11 a.m. at Generations Center at Southeast Missouri Hospital. For information, call 651-5825...
    Little change in Louisiana's Quarter (10/24/02)
    Oct. 24, 2002 Dear Ken, New Orleans must offer more opportunities to commit the seven deadly sins than anywhere else on Earth. Many of those are occurring right outside our Bourbon Street door this week. Bourbon Street is the alternative reality in which George Bailey's sweet home turns into the besotted carnality of Pottersville in "It's a Wonderful Life." Thousands crowd the street every night just to see if they can believe their eyes...
    Dr. Mohammad, Farida, Usman, Hassan, Sabeen and Rabiya Shakil (10/24/02)
    The funeral for Dr. Mohammad Shakil, his wife Farida, sons Usman and Hassan, and daughters Sabeen and Rabiya of Cape Girardeau, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Osage Community Centre. Burial will be in Our Redeemer Cemetery in St. Louis. Visitation will be at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday...
    Jesse Dauphine (10/24/02)
    Jesse Mae Dauphine, 86, of Wheatland, Wyo., died Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2002. She was born Dec. 25, 1915, at Ancell (Scott City), daughter of Jesse and Edith Mae Coomer Dopp. She and Joseph W. Dauphine were married Jan. 15, 1954, in Belleville, Ill. He died Oct. 1, 2000...
    Diane Cooper (10/24/02)
    Diane H. Cooper, 55, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born Nov. 15, 1946, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of William Austin and Hilda Julia Hoffman Merideth. She and Kenneth M. Cooper were married Oct. 2, 1965, in Cape Girardeau...
    Alvin Seabaugh (10/24/02)
    Alvin J. Seabaugh, 81, of Whitewater passed away Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2002, at his home. He was born at Randles April 9, 1921, to Dollie Smith Seabaugh. He was married to Nora Nelda Bock April 1, 1945, at Zion Lutheran Church in Gordonville. He is survived by his wife; four sons and their wives, Darrel and Bette (Werder) Seabaugh, Dennis and Linda (Estes) Seabaugh, Dallas and Donna (Henson) Seabaugh, and Doug and Jackie (Rauh) Seabaugh, all of Jackson; two daughters and their husbands, Janet and Harvey Loenneke of Jackson, Jennifer and Mark Landewee of Cape Girardeau; 12 grandchildren and spouses, Rachel (Seabaugh) and Terry Underwood, Abigail (Seabaugh) and Mark Ahrens, Tim Seabaugh, Daniel and Becky Loenneke, Cynthia (Loenneke) and Mike Williams, David Loenneke, Mark and Jodi Seabaugh, Kendra Seabaugh, Scott and Danni Seabaugh, Staci Seabaugh, Tyler Seabaugh, Dillon Landewee; three great-grandchildren, Olivia Loenneke, Austin Seabaugh and Dalton Seabaugh; a great-stepgrandchild, Kayla Ahrens; two brothers, John and Don Seabaugh of Whitewater; three sisters, Mrs. ...
    Helen Putz (10/24/02)
    Helen Putz, 91, of Ellisville, Mo., died Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2002, at Bethesda Meadows in Ellisville. She was born Sept. 11, 1911, at Millersville, daughter of James Franklin and Lydia Christina Schlueter Caldwell. She and Robert Benjamin Putz were married June 10, 1936. He died Nov. 3, 1986...
    Births 10/24 (10/24/02)
    Knapp Son to James Michael and Deidre Jane Knapp of Cape Girardeau, Southeast Missouri Hospital, 2:43 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2002. Name, Michael Roger. Weight, 8 pounds 7 ounces. First child. Mrs. Knapp is the former Deidre Bingham, daughter of Johnny and Carrie Bingham of Doniphan, Mo. She is employed at Toddle Around Daycare. Knapp is the son of Joe and Sue Knapp of Grandin, Mo., and Gail Bonilla of Pine Bluff, Ark. He is a graduate assistant at Southeast Missouri State University...
    Cape fire report 10/24/02 (10/24/02)
    Cape Girardeau Thursday, Oct. 24 Firefighters responded to the following items Tuesday: At 4:28 p.m., alarm at 286 Benton Hill. At 9:40 p.m., emergency medical service at Academic Hall. At 10:57 p.m., emergency medical service at 117 N. Frederick. Firefighters responded to the following items Wednesday: At 12:07 a.m., structure fire at 1126 S. Ellis...
    Cape police report 10/24/02 (10/24/02)
    Cape Girardeau Thursday, Oct. 24 The following items were released by the Cape Girardeau Police Department. Arrests do not imply guilt. Arrests John O. Miller Jr., 28, of P.O. Box 746, Cairo, Ill., was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute and possession of drug paraphernalia...
    Out of the past 10/24/02 (10/24/02)
    10 years ago: Oct. 24, 1992 Fall reopening of Cape Girardeau Central High School swimming pool has been delayed; originally, pool was scheduled to reopen Nov. 1, but arrival of new bubble for facility has been delayed until Nov. 11; crews have also been reconditioning buildings during closure; pool should reopen by Nov. 30...
    Correction 10/24 (10/24/02)
  • A story in Wednesday's edition should have reported that Laurel "Stick" Curry formerly worked at CRS Gas, but it was incorrect due to an editing mistake. The Southeast Missourian regrets the error.
  • Bill's party does what you gotta do (10/24/02)
    By Robert L. Bartley NEW YORK -- "You gotta do what you gotta do," a victorious Bill Clinton told Bob Dole when he complained about the demagogic Medicare ads that helped defeat him. By now this seems to have become the mantra of Mr. Clinton's party...
    SEMO becomes even more accessible (10/24/02)
    Southeast Missouri State University is well-known for its accessibility and service to the region. There are day and night classes, Internet classes, distance learning and satellite classes. And it's that last category that recently received a much-needed boost in Perryville, Mo., in an attractive and cost-effective way...
    St. Louis could benefit from home rule (10/24/02)
    Many Missouri voters may scratch their heads when they vote Nov. 5 and get to the section of the ballot regarding constitutional amendments. Amendment 1 on the ballot reads like this: "Shall the Missouri Constitution be amended so that the citizens of the City of St. ...
    Speak Out A 10/24/02 (10/24/02)
    Religious fanatics I GIVE up. If David Limbaugh cannot see the threat to religious liberty specifically and freedom generally caused by religious fanatics (colonial Puritans, fascist 1930s radio preacher Father Coughlin, various Muslim clerics) then not even a well-crafted Speak Out comment can save his misguided soul...
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