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Stories from Friday, November 22, 2002

Former church secretary pleads guilty to stealing (11/22/02)
A former church secretary pleaded guilty Nov. 15 to two felony counts of stealing from Cape Girardeau's First Baptist Church, and attorneys on both sides are predicting she'll walk away with probation and orders to pay back what she stole. Investigators said Rena Davis, 34, of McClure, Ill., pocketed more than $20,000 from the church in 2001 by writing checks using church accounts and keeping the money. ...
Reception may lead to trouble for SECC (11/22/02)
Standard Democrat CHARLESTON, Mo. -- A reception for Sen. Jean Carnahan's daughter may have landed Southeast Correctional Center officials in hot water. An undisclosed source has alleged SECC officials violated state statutes and Missouri Department of Corrections policy in attending the event...
Trial date set for suspect in robbery (11/22/02)
Standard Democrat ST. CHARLES, Mo. -- The jury trial for Troy Fenton, charged with the Oct. 10, 2001, robbery of the Super D Drug Store in Sikeston, Mo., is set for Jan. 7 in a secure courtroom at the St. Charles County Detention Center. As Fenton has escaped from custody once already since being arrested for the incident, he was determined to be a security risk...
School leaders eye more state funds (11/22/02)
A leadership change in the Missouri Legislature and the consideration of a new education funding bill from the House could mean long-awaited financial relief in the state's 62 hold-harmless school districts, including the Cape Girardeau School District...
Mixing gas and electricity (11/22/02)
Electric cars have always had trouble being taken seriously because they lack power and need to stop frequently to recharge their batteries. But Honda and Toyota now are marketing hybrid cars in the U.S. that combine electric motors and gas engines in systems that sacrifice little power while greatly increasing fuel efficiency. Ford will roll out a hybrid next year, although in very limited numbers...
Towns along river await Lewis and Clark events (11/22/02)
Cape Girardeau's plans to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Lewis and Clark expedition next November are taking shape right on the riverfront. The footings of the front and back porch have been poured for the replica of founder Don Louis Lorimier's Red House, and work on the roof of the building that will become a city museum is almost ready to begin...
Cape police awarded $2,500 grant (11/22/02)
A $2,500 traffic enforcement grant was recently awarded to the Cape Girardeau Police Department by the Missouri Division of Highway Safety, the Missouri Police Chief's Association and the Missouri Safety Center. The Selective Traffic Enforcement Program grant is designed to assist in the effort to combat drunk driving and increase safety belt use in Missouri...
Prosecutor may charge suspect as persistent offender (11/22/02)
Prosecutors may charge convicted documents thief Robert Hardin Smith as a persistent offender for his latest crime -- the theft of six William Faulkner letters from Southeast Missouri State University valued at $25,000. The move could put Smith behind bars in Missouri for up to 20 years, said Morley Swingle, Cape Girardeau County prosecuting attorney...
Episcopalians gathering for annual meeting in Cape (11/22/02)
Observers to the Episcopal Diocese of Missouri's annual meeting will get their best picture of the church during the opening worship service tonight, the local rector says. "Who we are most of all happens in that worship service when we gather at the Lord's table," said the Rev. Bob Towner of Christ Church...
Gov. Holden discusses plans to meet state's budget shortfall (11/22/02)
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. -- Gov. Bob Holden vowed Thursday to solve a projected $500 million shortfall in the state's budget while still funding public education, protecting senior citizens and boosting economic development. In the second of five public hearings on the state's budget problems, Holden also said his administration would achieve that goal though a careful re-examination of all state spending, coupled with closing several corporate tax loopholes...
Glass found guilty in teenager's death (11/22/02)
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- A northeast Missouri man has been found guilty in the murder of a 13-year-old Hannibal girl. Prosecutors say they'll seek the death penalty for Travis Glass, 23, of Palmyra, following the first-degree murder verdict Wednesday by a jury in Columbia, where the case was heard on a change of venue...
Mo. Chamber of Commerce urges changing state budget process (11/22/02)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Missouri Chamber of Commerce suggested Thursday that the state change its budgeting process to limit the potential for growth in state spending. Missouri's annual budget currently is based on revenue estimates developed by economists and agreed to by the governor and legislative budget leaders...
Fired radio personality denies accusations (11/22/02)
ST. LOUIS -- Radio personality Charles Jaco is asking for reinstatement after being terminated by KMOX this week for what the station called "gross misconduct." In a statement Thursday, Jaco said his union, the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, with the AFL-CIO, has filed a grievance asking for Jaco's reinstatement...
MADD grades state's drunk driving policy (11/22/02)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri's efforts to battle drunken driving are about the same as what other states are doing, according to a report Thursday by Mothers Against Drunk Driving. While Missouri has made progress, MADD officials said the state must provide additional funding and strengthen its law enforcement to curb drunken driving...
Cost of Thanksgiving feast falls (11/22/02)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missourians planning a big Thanksgiving feast may pay slightly less for the privilege this year. In fact, this year's 1-penny dip in the price of Thanksgiving dinner is the fifth in a row, according to a statewide pricing survey conducted by the Missouri Farm Bureau's Promotion and Education Program...
Election results certified; Talent the official winner (11/22/02)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Republican Jim Talent now officially is the winner of Missouri's U.S. Senate race and is expected to take office Saturday. Secretary of State Matt Blunt certified the results of the Nov. 5 election Thursday. Because Talent won a special election, he does not have to wait until January to take office, like other general election winners...
Election laws may get more reforms in state (11/22/02)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Secretary of State Matt Blunt said the new state elections law intended to combat voter fraud while increasing accessibility worked well during its first test this month. However, he plans to urge lawmakers to consider additional changes, including early voting, in the upcoming legislative session...
Scientists hope to make life from chromosomes (11/22/02)
WASHINGTON -- By modifying a simple microbe, scientists hope to create a new form of single-cell life that could lead to new and cleaner energy and perhaps play a role in biological warfare. But there are safety and ethical concerns in this new world of biology, experts say...
Sen. Kennedy offers broad proposal for universal health-care (11/22/02)
WASHINGTON -- Renewing his call for universal health care, Sen. Edward Kennedy is offering a plan to provide coverage to millions of uninsured Americans. "It is unacceptable that any American is uninsured. Quality, affordable health insurance for every American is a matter of simple justice," Kennedy, D-Mass., said in speech prepared for Thursday night at the Harvard School of Public Health. ...
Women win majority on Washington high court (11/22/02)
OLYMPIA, Wash. -- Women rule on the Washington state Supreme Court, and perhaps on Ohio's highest court as well. In a close race that ended Wednesday with the last absentee ballots counted, Assistant Attorney General Mary Fairhurst became the fifth woman on the Washington Supreme Court, defeating Jim Johnson to tip the court's gender scales...
U.S. military successfully intercepts missile in test (11/22/02)
HONOLULU -- The military successfully launched and shot down a dummy ballistic missile during its ascent Thursday, the first in a series testing the Pentagon's plans to shield America from short- and medium-range missiles. The missile was launched at 2:30 p.m. from the Navy's Pacific Missile Range Facility at Barking Sands toward the Pacific Ocean and was intercepted within four minutes on the ascent by another missile launched from the cruiser USS Lake Erie, the Department of Defense said...
U.S. - al-Qaida's Persian Gulf operations chief in custody (11/22/02)
WASHINGTON -- U.S. authorities are interrogating the newly captured chief of al-Qaida's operations in the Persian Gulf in hopes of gaining information that might thwart terrorist attacks, officials said Thursday. Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, a suspected mastermind of the USS Cole bombing in October 2000, was taken in an undisclosed foreign country during the last several weeks. The Saudi is now in U.S. custody, U.S. government officials said, speaking on condition of anonymity...
Religious leaders ask for more fuel-efficient products (11/22/02)
DETROIT - A group of religious leaders came to the Motor City this week with a proposition for U.S. automakers: Start producing vehicles that are kinder to God's creation, and we will urge the faithful to buy them. The delegation, which included representatives from a variety of Jewish and Christian organizations, met with executives and top officials at Ford Motor Co., General Motors Corp. and the United Auto Workers...
Leading economic indicators flat after months of decline (11/22/02)
NEW YORK -- A yardstick of U.S. economic activity was unchanged in October, halting a decline that began in June and suggesting the nation's poor financial health may be stabilizing. Separately, the Labor Department said Thursday that weekly jobless claims fell to their lowest level in four months...
People talk 11/22/02 (11/22/02)
Timberlake breaks foot, cancels performances LONDON -- 'N Sync's Justin Timberlake canceled performances for the next two weeks after breaking one of his feet, the British Broadcasting Corp. reported. Timberlake, who recently released his solo album, "Justified," had been rehearsing for an awards party sponsored by Smash Hits magazine when the injury occurred. Details weren't available...
Tanker rolls over, explodes in Pa. (11/22/02)
CONNELLSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- A tanker truck carrying kerosene and gasoline rolled over and exploded Thursday, forcing the evacuation of several homes and businesses. No one was injured. Firefighters foamed the area and were trying to extinguish burning fuel still pouring from the tanker in the early afternoon...
Nation briefs 11/22/02 (11/22/02)
Impact in Wellstone crash caused death of pilots Paul Wellstone died from the impact of the plane crash, not the fire that followed, a medical examiner said Thursday. St. Louis County medical examiner Thomas Uncini said fire has not been ruled out in the deaths of the passengers, who included Wellstone, his wife and daughter and three campaign workers...
World briefs 11/22/02 (11/22/02)
N. Korea: Agreement with U.S. has collapsed SEOUL, South Korea -- North Korea said Thursday that a 1994 nuclear agreement with the United States collapsed because of the U.S.-led decision to suspend fuel oil deliveries to the country. But in a vaguely worded statement, North Korea's Foreign Ministry appeared to leave open the possibility that the deal might be salvaged. ...
Princess pleads guilty to dog offense (11/22/02)
LONDON -- Princess Anne pleaded guilty Thursday to allowing her "placid, playful" English bull terrier to run loose and attack two children. She is the first member of the royal family in modern times to be convicted of a criminal offense. Anne, the only daughter of Queen Elizabeth II, was fined $785 and ordered to pay $393 in compensation for violating the Dangerous Dogs Act...
Police arrest alleged mastermind of Bali blasts (11/22/02)
JAKARTA, Indonesia -- A man who learned bomb making in Afghanistan was arrested Thursday in the search for the mastermind of the Bali nightclub bombings, the biggest breakthrough yet in a case that is fast exposing an al-Qaida-linked web of terror in Southeast Asia...
Michael Jackson receives honors in Berlin (11/22/02)
BERLIN -- Michael Jackson was honored Thursday as "pop artist of the millennium" at a gala in Berlin, capping a German visit that was overshadowed by a furor after the star held his baby son over a fourth-floor railing at his hotel. "Berlin, ich liebe dich" -- "Berlin, I love you" -- Jackson said in German to the crowd of hundreds of invited guests after he received the special Bambi award from three-time Wimbledon tennis champion Boris Becker. ...
Spanish coast hit with 'black tide' from spill of fuel oil (11/22/02)
NOIA, Spain -- Waves of black sludge from a major oil spill washed ashore amid high winds and driving rain Thursday, tarring new stretches of northwest Spain's scenic coastline and further threatening the region's multimillion-dollar fishing industry...
At least 50 die in rioting triggered by Miss World article (11/22/02)
LAGOS, Nigeria -- Rioters stabbed pedestrians and torched churches during violent demonstrations Thursday in the northern city of Kaduna. The Red Cross said more than 50 people died and 200 were wounded. The protests were triggered by a newspaper article suggesting Islam's founding prophet might have chosen a wife from among contestants in the Miss World beauty pageant in Nigeria...
Suicide bomber detonates explosives belt on bus (11/22/02)
JERUSALEM -- A 13-year-old Israeli girl was buried at sunset Thursday on a Jerusalem hilltop, one of 11 people killed when a Palestinian man blew himself up on a crowded bus. Four of the dead were children. It was the first attack in Jerusalem since August, and the bomber's hometown -- Bethlehem -- braced for retaliation...
NATO welcomes new members, pledges to help disarm Iraq (11/22/02)
PRAGUE, Czech Republic -- Heeding President Bush's call, NATO leaders pledged Thursday to help the United Nations "fully and immediately" disarm Iraq. They also redrew the political map of Europe, reaching behind the former Iron Curtain for seven new members...
Two U.S. soldiers wounded in Kuwait highway shooting (11/22/02)
KUWAIT CITY -- A Kuwaiti policeman shot and seriously wounded two American soldiers on a desert highway Thursday in the latest violence against U.S. troops who are preparing for a possible showdown with Iraqi President Saddam Hussein. The soldiers, in civilian clothes, were shot as they traveled in an unmarked car from the U.S. base at Camp Doha toward a garrison near Oraifijan, about 35 miles south of Kuwait City...
U.N. official - Look for low-key first inspections (11/22/02)
BAGHDAD, Iraq -- U.N. weapons experts, striking a low profile on their first Iraq inspections, will probably revisit places checked by inspectors in the 1990s and left under the watch of surveillance gear, a U.N. spokesman said Thursday. A contingent of 18 inspectors will arrive Monday, and their first field operations are expected next Wednesday, at the start of months of work that may spell the difference between war and peace in Iraq...
Ecuador city sifts through rubble of deadly blast (11/22/02)
RIOBAMBA, Ecuador -- Ecuadorean highlanders searched through remnants of their homes Thursday after an army ammunition depot exploded and set off blasts that ripped through a neighborhood. At least seven people were killed and more than 140 injured...
Scott City grad opens final ASU season against familiar team (11/22/02)
Entering his senior season at Arkansas State, Scott City High School graduate Jon Beck will get to face a familiar foe in his final season opener. Tonight, when the Southeast Missouri State University Indians invade the Convocation Center in Jonesboro, Ark., Beck will be looking to get his team off to a strong start while spoiling his hometown school's season opener...
Otahkians open volleyball tournament with lopsided win (11/22/02)
MARTIN, Tenn. -- Southeast Missouri State University captured an easy victory Thursday night to advance into today's semifinals of the Ohio Valley Conference volleyball tournament. The Otahkians, seeded third for the six-team event, routed sixth-seeded Austin Peay 30-26, 30-20, 30-20 in a first-round match...
Southeast, ASU both hot heading into openers (11/22/02)
Southeast Missouri State University and Arkansas State both posted a pair of lopsided exhibition victories. But tonight, only one of those college basketball teams will be able to win their season opener. The battle of Indians between Southeast of the Ohio Valley Conference and ASU of the Sun Belt Conference tips off at 7:05 p.m. at the Convocation Center in Jonesboro, Ark...
Otahks expect test from Div. II opponent (11/22/02)
B.J. Smith doesn't look for a cakewalk in his official debut game as Southeast Missouri State University women's basketball coach Smith, Southeast's first-year coach, expects Division II Henderson State to give the Otahkians plenty of competition in tonight's 7 p.m. season opener at the Show Me Center...
Blues return home, top Kings in overtime (11/22/02)
ST. LOUIS -- Alexander Khavanov scored the game-winning goal and then gave the credit to Petr Cajanek. Khavanov, a defenseman, recorded his second winner of the season when he scored at 1:02 of overtime to give the Blues a 3-2 victory Thursday night over the Los Angeles Kings...
Rivalries take college football's center stage (11/22/02)
The Game and The Big Game, The Battle of the Palmetto State and The Civil War. And don't forget the fight for Paul Bunyan's axe. It's rivalry week in college football, when games take on a different meaning and winners receive such prizes as the Old Oaken Bucket, the Apple Cup, and a tiny, gold pair of pants. Really...
Indiana insists it's on pace for big season (11/22/02)
The Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana Pacers are thinking big. They believe they're the best team in the Eastern Conference, if not the entire NBA. "We control our own destiny," forward Jermaine O'Neal said. The Pacers are 9-1, tying the 1969-70 ABA team for the best start in franchise history. They've also won eight straight games, matching the team record set in 1994...
An angry Favre expected to return with a flurry (11/22/02)
The Associated Press GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Warren Sapp took no solace in watching Brett Favre's meltdown. He knows the Green Bay Packers quarterback rarely plays poorly two weeks in a row. "He has that one game every year," the Tampa Bay tackle said. "Too bad it ain't my place where he has it."...
Long snapper soap opera adds to unsettling week for Redskins (11/22/02)
The Associated Press ASHBURN, Va. -- Ethan Albright gave Steve Spurrier the benefit of the doubt. It was a generous gesture, given that Spurrier didn't do the same for Albright. A mini-soap opera involving coach and long snapper has been a simmering lowlight in a week in which the Washington Redskins are showing signs of unraveling. A two-game losing streak and a fourth starting quarterback change have led to questions about where the franchise is and where it's heading...
Running back misses practice as Rams return to work (11/22/02)
ST. LOUIS -- It's still a waiting game with the St. Louis Rams and Marshall Faulk. Marshall Faulk missed Monday night's victory over the Bears with a high sprain in his right ankle and a strained tendon in his left foot. His status for Sunday's game at Washington won't be determined until game time, coach Mike Martz said Thursday...
New goose call pays off for veteran hunter (11/22/02)
For more than 11 years Greg Masterson used his customized goose call in the field with great success. And for years friends and co-workers at his hunting club tried to talk him into entering calling contests, where the money and prestige have begun to grow...
Lewis and Clark offered a river view 200 years ago (11/22/02)
On Nov. 16, 1803, Meriwether Lewis recorded measurements for a large 128 pound catfish some of his men caught. They were camped near the confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers, and their blue catfish was the first of many notations that give us insight to the role aquatic resources played in the journey of the Corps of Discovery...
Bobwhite quail always on the mind of bird hunters (11/22/02)
The pursuit of bobwhite quail in scruffy Missouri bottomlands is grand sport and there is a significant number of hard-core "bird hunters" who always have a good excuse for missing work or school occasionally from the first of November through January 15. This is what the quail season is all about...
FanFare 11/21/02 (11/22/02)
Baseball
  • Matt Williams will decide today whether to accept a trade to the Colorado Rockies. The Arizona Diamondbacks have a deal in place that would send Williams and three other players to the Rockies for all-star outfielder Larry Walker...
  • Area sports digest 11/22 (11/22/02)
    Central eighth grade girls fall in finals Cape Girardeau Central's eighth grade girls basketball team lost to Jackson 46-17 Thursday in the championship game of the four-team Jackson Tournament. Central (2-8) got eight points from Courtney Schuessler and six from Ashley Smith. Schuessler and Lindsay Greene made the all-tournament team...
    Thanksgiving - Things you didn't know (11/22/02)
    Most folks who write about Thanksgiving Day take pleasure in debunking the familiar story about the Pilgrims and Indians. I'm not one of them. I will, however, point out one often overlooked fact in the story we all know about Plimouth Plantation: They didn't get to see any football games that day due to technical difficulties...
    Holiday arts and crafts shows at five sites this weekend (11/22/02)
    Dodie Eisenhauer remembers the morning 14 years ago she arose at 6 with a crazy idea in her head about making a bow out of the wire mesh in window screens. She discovered that working with wire mesh will make a mess of your hands. She also found out that wire mesh is capable of assuming beautiful shapes...
    Artifacts 11/22 (11/22/02)
    Bears and bears and bears, oh my Chaffee, Mo., artist Aaron Horrell and his daughter, Annette, both spent part of the fall painting bears. They were among 27 artists whose designs were accepted for a Springfield, Mo., promotion called Bears on Parade. Each artist painted one of the fiberglass bears. Aaron Horrell called his the "Show Me Trophy Bear." He makes trophy panels for taxidermy mounts and spray-painted an outdoor theme incorporating leaves and small animals...
    Video games aren't just for children anymore (11/22/02)
    LOS ANGELES -- As video gamers have matured, game content has grown up, too -- and it seems to be supporting itself on a life of crime. The upcoming holiday season has brought digital mayhem to stores as a mob of combative, adult-themed titles led by "Grand Theft Auto: Vice City" and "Hitman 2" and "BMX XXX" target older gamers...
    New on CD 11/22/02 (11/22/02)
    'The Blueprint 2: The Gift & The Curse'Jay-Z is haunted. His attempt to emulate hip-hop's two slain giants is apparent throughout "The Blueprint 2: The Gift & The Curse" -- an overly long double album that finds the prolific New York rapper actually struggling to fill time...
    Everybody's a critic - ' Bowling for Columbine' (11/22/02)
    One star This film by Michael Moore consists largely of clips of our past and recent history of furnishing arms to other countries and the U.S. continuing to be the one nation with the highest rate of killings due to our gun ownership. Moore did talk with Charlton Heston, but Mr. Heston walked out of the interview when asked about certain functions of the NRA...
    Bachelor beats out models for TV supremacy (11/22/02)
    The final choice of a Missouri bachelor beat out a televised parade of women in revealing underwear among TV viewers across the nation. In fact, political satire was even more attractive than supermodels, according to overnight ratings on Wednesday's TV offerings...
    Ella Tidwell (11/22/02)
    The funeral for Ella Jane Tidwell of Millersville will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. The Revs. Jerry Sander and Vernon Long will officiate. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery near Millersville. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 to 8 p.m. today...
    Raymond Sides (11/22/02)
    Raymond P. Sides, 89, of Jackson died Thursday, Nov. 21, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 12, 1913, at Neelys Landing, son of Arthur and Nellie Abernathy Sides. He and Onis Clingingsmith were married May 5, 1934. She died Dec. 18, 1981. He and Clara Jackson were married Jan. 6, 1983...
    Jim Pearl (11/22/02)
    ANNA, Ill. -- James Ryland "Jim" Pearl, 74, of Anna died Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2002, at his home. He was born March 6, 1928, in Mexico, Mo., son of Ryland Edward and Blanche Brownell Pearl. He and Collynn Kay Large were married Oct. 29, 1983, in Battle Creek, Mich...
    Rob Robinson (11/22/02)
    Willard N. "Rob" Robinson, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2002, at Missouri Veterans Home. He was born Aug. 20, 1916, in Taylorville, Ill., son of W.A. and Jean Small Robinson. He married Hattie Lee Miller Feb. 17, 1946. She preceded him in death March 16, 2001...
    Mabel Butler (11/22/02)
    Mabel E. Butler, 86, of Cape Girardeau, died Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2002, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. She was born Nov. 18, 1916, in Weakley County, Tenn., daughter of Allen N. and Novy Pearl Wallace Box. She and Fred D. Butler were married Feb. 23, 1935, in Greenfield, Tenn. He died Jan. 24, 1977...
    Jackson fire report 11/22 (11/22/02)
    Jackson Friday, Nov. 22 Firefighters responded to the following calls Thursday: -- An emergency medical service on Broadridge. -- An emergency medical service on South Hope.
    Cape police report 11/22/02 (11/22/02)
    POLICE Cape Girardeau Friday, Nov. 22 The following items were released by the Cape Girardeau Police Department. Arrests do not imply guilt. DWI
  • Robert A. Flannery, 21, of 141 Emerald, Burfordville, was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of driving while intoxicated...
  • Jackson police report 11/22 (11/22/02)
    Jackson Friday, Nov. 22 Property damage
  • A mailbox was reported damaged in the 1700 block of Old Cape Road Wednesday. Miscellaneous
  • A missing person was reported Wednesday in the 1300 block of Brandom.
  • A minor in possession of tobacco productions was reported Wednesday on East Madison Street...
  • Cape fire report 11/22/02 (11/22/02)
    FIRE Cape Girardeau Friday, Nov. 22 Firefighters responded Wednesday to the following items:
  • At 2:10 p.m., alarm sounding at 2149 William Street.
  • At 3:22 p.m., emergency medical service at 430 N. Frederick Street.
  • At 5:07 p.m., after hours burning at 910 N. Missouri...
  • Out of the past 11/22/02 (11/22/02)
    10 years ago: Nov. 22, 1992 Garland D. Fronabarger, 88, photographer for more than six decades, most of them with the Southeast Missourian newspaper, dies at Southeast Missouri Hospital; Fronabarger, well known as "One-Shot Frony," was reporter and staff photographer during 1920s, 1930s and into 1940s before becoming free-lance photographer; he is survived by one son, John W. Fronabarger of Phoenix, Ariz...
    Highway funding - Opportunity for reform (11/22/02)
    Thanks to a combination of a failed state highway program and the current state budget squeeze, Missourians are learning details about the Missouri Department of Transportation and how revenue from highway funding sources are being used that never mattered much before...
    Needed items for city include aquatic park (11/22/02)
    To the editor: After reading the editorial on "Cape faces crucial spending revenue ideas," I need to express my concerns. When the tax finance committee formed, I thought the city would get whatever it wanted. How wrong I was. I became interested in the process. To my satisfaction, the committee worked very hard on getting to the essentials for the city...
    Speak out 11/15 (11/22/02)
    Poll demographics I WONDER how many people who give President Bush a high approval rating are draft age. Real leaders PRESIDENT BUSH is bashed every day by Arab countries, dictators, liberal Democrats, the media, terrorists and even Speak Out callers. ...
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