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Sights and sounds of Christmas (12/08/02)
Even before the Jackson Christmas parade began Saturday afternoon, South High Street echoed with joyful holiday sounds -- songs of costumed carolers, laughter of children kicking frozen slush from the curbs and the soft landings of snowballs thrown in the street...
Gymnastics at Southeast put in doubt by Title IX guidelines (12/08/02)
Southeast Missouri State University's gymnasts worry they're about to take a permanent tumble. School officials and a university ad hoc committee are studying whether to eliminate the program as a way to better meet federal gender equity requirements...
Salvation Army subject of KRCU show (12/08/02)
The Salvation Army's Maj. Robert Gauthier will be the guest today on KRCU's "Going Public" radio show. He will discuss the Salvation Army's outreach programs. The public affairs show will air at 3 p.m. on 90.9 FM, the region's Public Radio affiliate station...
Donations still needed for children in area (12/08/02)
The Christmas shopping season is passing quickly, and without donations from the community, many area children won't have gifts under the Christmas tree. Toybox is a joint program of the Cape Girardeau Jaycees and the Southeast Missourian that provides toys to needy children in the community...
Mrs. O seeks simple items for Christmas this year (12/08/02)
The holidays are lonely times for many elderly around the country, and the same is true with senior citizens in Southeast Missouri. Mrs. O, 81, lives alone in a senior housing complex but rarely gets to see her neighbors because health problems prevent her from leaving her apartment unless it's for a medical appointment or some shopping...
Man gets life in shotgun killing (12/08/02)
MOUNT VERNON, Mo. -- A southwest Missouri man was sentenced to life in prison without parole Friday for the shotgun slaying of his girlfriend on Valentine's Day 2001. Testimony showed Darrel Ray Jones, 30, of Neosho, Mo., killed Janice Brunson, 41, in a jealous fit of rage...
Trial date scheduled for former Dexter police chief, officer (12/08/02)
KENNETT, Mo. -- Charged with hindering the prosecution of a former Dexter police officer, ex-police chief Ken Rinehart and Sgt. Sammy Stone will go to court in February. In a Thursday appearance in Dunklin County, Associate Circuit Judge David Mann of Scott County set a Feb. 6 trial date in Rinehart and Stone's cases, according to a docket entry made on the Missouri State Courts Automated Case Management System...
St. Louis station settles with fired broadcaster (12/08/02)
ST. LOUIS -- St. Louis radio station KMOX and radio personality Charles Jaco have reached a settlement that frees him to work for another station within a few months. Jaco lost his job at KMOX-AM last month over behavior that the station described as "gross misconduct."...
Man sentenced for fraud scheme (12/08/02)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A Tanzanian citizen living in North Kansas City on an expired visa was sentenced Friday for a bank fraud scheme in which he deposited a counterfeit check for nearly $60,000 into an account, then withdrew cash from the account, U.S. Attorney Todd Graves said...
Blunt courts support for governor's race in 2004 (12/08/02)
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Secretary of State Matt Blunt has asked several Republican lawmakers for their support if he runs for governor in 2004, the senators said. The 32-year-old Blunt has not made an announcement about his future plans. But several Republican senators contacted by the Columbia Daily Tribune Friday confirmed that Blunt has sought their support in recent weeks...
Pharmacists, politicians grapple with fallout from Courtney cas (12/08/02)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- As Robert Courtney begins serving his 30-year term prison term for diluting drugs, the pharmacy industry and politicians are weighing the fallout from a crime that shook the public's confidence in those who mix and dispense drugs...
Two die in crash on icy U.S. 63 (12/08/02)
MOBERLY, Mo. -- Two Columbia men died Saturday after a pickup truck struck the trailer the men were towing behind their pickup truck, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol . Dusty Frazier, 26, and Roy Conn, 31, were killed in the accident on icy U.S. 63 after their pickup truck and trailer jack-knifed, slid off the road, and ejected them and a child in the vehicle, the patrol said...
Judge- UM illegally charged tuition to in-state students (12/08/02)
ST. LOUIS -- A St. Louis judge has ruled that the University of Missouri violated state law for 15 years by charging tuition to in-state, undergraduate students throughout the system. St. Louis County Circuit Judge Kenneth Romines did not award any damages to thousands of students who attended the campuses in Columbia, Rolla, Kansas City and St. Louis between 1986 and last year...
Changes to state budget process on table (12/08/02)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- In about a week, legislative and executive branch budget officials with the help of outside economic consultants will develop the financial estimate that will be used to draft the next state budget. Missouri has long used this process for forecasting available revenue, but in recent years the estimate has been off, in large part due to a prolonged downturn in the economy. ...
Democrat clings to slim lead in last Senate race of 2002 (12/08/02)
NEW ORLEANS -- Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu opened a slim lead over Republican Suzanne Haik Terrell in a runoff Saturday, raising her party's hopes of keeping the GOP Senate majority at 51 seats. With 95 percent of precincts reporting, Landrieu had 593,631 votes, or 51 percent, and Terrell had 576,878 votes, or 49 percent...
Ex-Forest Service worker admits to starting wildfire in Colorad (12/08/02)
DENVER -- A former U.S. Forest Service employee has admitted starting the biggest wildfire in Colorado history and has agreed to spend six years in prison, a term victims called too short. Terry Barton, 38, pleaded guilty Friday to setting fire to federal land and making false statements to investigators after a blaze that destroyed 133 homes and cost more than $29 million to contain in the mountains southwest of Denver...
People talk 10B (12/08/02)
Nobel-winner Carter honored by students PLAINS, Ga. -- Some 300 students from 15 area schools attended a surprise ceremony to honor former President Carter for winning the 2002 Nobel Peace Prize. The students greeted Carter Friday at his old high school, now part of the Jimmy Carter Historic Site...
Wiccan sues county board after failing to get a prayer (12/08/02)
RICHMOND, Va. -- A woman who practices a religion rooted in witchcraft is suing county officials for refusing to add her name to a list of clergy invited to open board meetings with a prayer. The American Civil Liberties Union and Americans United for Separation of Church and State filed the lawsuit Friday in U.S. District Court on behalf of Cynthia Simpson, a Wiccan...
Judge throws out suit over beach access (12/08/02)
LOS ANGELES -- A judge dismissed a lawsuit by entertainment mogul David Geffen alleging the California Coastal Commission does not have the right to require property owners to allow public access near their beachfront homes. The ruling Friday dealt a blow to efforts by many of Malibu's wealthiest residents who have sought to keep the public off their private beaches...
N.C. governor takes tour of shelters, sees damage (12/08/02)
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Utility repair crews made more progress Saturday at restoring electricity to hundreds of thousands of customers blacked out by a major ice storm, as National Guard troops searched for people needing help. Gov. Mike Easley went on a three-city tour Saturday to survey damage from one of the worst winter storms in state history, before he was even able to get a good look at his own home...
Shoe bombing suspect requests Time, radio (12/08/02)
The Associated Press BOSTON -- A British national who pleaded guilty to trying to blow up a trans-Atlantic flight last year has asked a judge to let him have an uncensored subscription to Time magazine. Prison officials recently removed an article titled "Al Qaeda: Alive and Starting to Kick Again" from Richard C. Reid's copy of Time. Reid in October pleaded guilty to trying to blow up an airliner with explosives hidden in his shoes...
Engineers to appeal decision on flood control (12/08/02)
WASHINGTON -- Since the 1950s, Southeast Missouri farmers and other residents have sought to close a huge gap in the lower Mississippi River levee, a project aimed at ending periodic flooding. Half a century later, the federal government is just a few steps away from starting construction on the $85 million project, but state officials are standing in the way...
American Airlines asks employees for pay freeze (12/08/02)
DALLAS -- American Airlines, the world's largest carrier, is asking employees to forgo pay raises they are due next year to help the company stem massive losses. American, whose parent company lost nearly $3 billion in the first nine months of this year, said cancelling pay raises would save $130 million...
United board schedules special meeting (12/08/02)
CHICAGO -- The United Airlines board of directors held a special meeting Saturday as union leaders acknowledged that a Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing by the world's No. 2 carrier appeared imminent. Airline spokesman Joe Hopkins said the meeting had recessed late Saturday afternoon and said there would be no more announcements. He did not comment further...
Saddam apologizes to Kuwait (12/08/02)
BAGHDAD, Iraq -- Iraq handed over its long-awaited arms declaration to the United Nations on Saturday, denying it has doomsday weapons, and President Saddam Hussein grudgingly apologized to Kuwait for his 1990 invasion. It was a dramatic double bid by the Baghdad leadership to end a nightmare decade for the nation...
Beijing launches campaign against incorrect English-language si (12/08/02)
BEIJING -- Fed up with restaurants offering "fried pawns" and "bean eurd," Beijing tourism officials are launching a campaign to stamp out mangled English on menus and public signs, a state newspaper reported Friday. "There are many 'Chinglish' words on road signs, public notices, menus and signs describing scenic spots, which often puzzle foreigners," the China Daily quoted Xiong Yumei, vice director of the Beijing Tourism Bureau, as saying...
Thousands demonstrate to support Venezuelan leader after deadly (12/08/02)
CARACAS, Venezuela -- Thousands of people wearing red berets marched Saturday through the capital of oil-rich Venezuela to support embattled President Hugo Chavez a day after three people were fatally shot at an opposition rally. Demonstrations by both sides of Venezeula's political conflict had police worried about increased violence after gunmen opened fire Friday night into a plaza crowded with opposition demonstrators. In addition to the three deaths, 28 people were wounded...
Two Van Gogh paintings stolen from Dutch museum (12/08/02)
AMSTERDAM, Netherlands -- Thieves broke into the Van Gogh Museum Saturday and made off with two works by the 19th-century master -- less than a week after a multimillion dollar gem heist from a Dutch diamond exhibition. The value of the oils was not immediately known, but major works by Van Gogh sell for millions of dollars...
Notre Dame falls to Poplar Bluff in championship (12/08/02)
Notre Dame trailed by 13 at halftime and could never completely recover in a 61-50 loss to Poplar Bluff in the boys' basketball championship of the Farmington Tournament on Saturday. Travis Siebert scored 15 points and Wayne Essner 10 for Notre Dame...
Southeast Missourian all-star football team offense (12/08/02)
QB -- Mitch Craft, Central Size: 6-2, 205, jr. Stats: 63 percent passer, 1,733 yards, 19 TDs, 6 INT, 439 yards rushing (5.0 per carry), 5 TDs rushing Comment: One of the reasons why 2002 was so good for the Tigers and why 2003 looks promising. A big, strong, tough, fast quarterback that every high school coach hopes for. Took advantage of a sure-handed group of receivers with accurate passing. Is a load when he takes off. Getting interest from some major Division I schools...
Southeast Missourian all-star football team defense (12/08/02)
DL -- Adrian Wren, Central Size: 6-0, 270, sr. Stats: 38 tackles, 8 sacks, 6 TFL, 4 forced fumbles Comment: A handful as an offensive and defensive lineman. Voted SEMO North lineman of the year. Surprised coaches by quickly adapting to defensive tackle after mid-season shift from defensive end...
Passion for winning runs deep with Hicks (12/08/02)
Coach Lawrence Brookins knew he had a good one more than three years ago. It wasn't because the player was faster than most of the rest. It certainly wasn't because he was a physical specimen -- he wasn't. What exactly did Brookins see? Tears. Not crybaby or crocodile tears. No, they were the tears of a competitor. Painful, hurtful tears...
Hot-shooting Otahks overwhelm Samford for third straight win (12/08/02)
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--Southeast Missouri State University's women's basketball team made it three wins in a row Saturday with an 89-48 rout of future Ohio Valley Conference foe Samford. The Otahkians (4-2) dominated on defense and forced 30 turnovers. Southeast held Samford (1-5) to 40 percent shooting from the floor and only 10 percent from three-point range...
Unbeaten Salukis check off Indians early (12/08/02)
The hope for Southeast Missouri State University was that Southern Illinois would come to the Show Me Center and not take the Indians seriously, leaving open the possibility of a major upset. But the Salukis demonstrated in the opening minutes Saturday night that they came to Cape Girardeau to play intense basketball...
David Bertrand, kayaking (12/08/02)
Mention kayaking trips and it brings to mind warm weather, cold beverages and a tan. When David Bertrand thinks of kayaking trips, he thinks of iced-over caves, unusual wildlife and an empty river. When winter rolls around and the canoes and tubes are replaced with deer, turkey, beaver, and Bald Eagles, Bertrand heads to the empty river to capture the beauty of float trips that many people avoid...
Shorthanded Blues find a way to win at Philadelphia (12/08/02)
PHILADELPHIA -- The Blues keep losing players. They also keep winning. Already without Keith Tkachuk and losing Doug Weight midway through the second period, St. Louis got first-period goals from Martin Rucinsky and Al MacInnis and beat Philadelphia 3-1 Saturday...
Fiesta shuffle is finished- Miami will meet Ohio St. (12/08/02)
No BCS controversy this time -- Miami and Ohio State are a perfect match for the national title game in the Fiesta Bowl on Jan. 3. The top-ranked Hurricanes beat No. 18 Virginia Tech 56-45 Saturday and earned a shot at defending their national crown when they take on No. 2 Ohio State in Tempe, Ariz...
Lakers feel like old selves after near-record comeback (12/08/02)
LOS ANGELES -- Don't dismiss the Los Angeles Lakers quite yet. After pulling off the second-biggest fourth-quarter comeback in NBA history, the three-time champions are feeling pretty good about themselves again. The Lakers are still at the bottom of the Pacific Division with the Warriors and the Clippers, but they showed some resolve rallying from 27 points down in the final period to overtake the Dallas Mavericks. It was the best comeback in 25 years...
Battered Rams take on their old coach (12/08/02)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- His best running back has a sore ankle and his top lineman's torn hamstring might keep him out the rest of the year. He's getting ready to have an injury-plagued, makeshift offensive line that was built for turf block for a third-team quarterback on natural grass...
Brendagate adds even more drama to topsy-turvy Rams (12/08/02)
What a weird and wacky season this continues to be for the Rams. As if it's not bad enough that they've floundered their way to almost certainly missing the playoffs, now we've got Brendagate. For those of you who haven't been following the situation, that's the tongue-in-cheek label the St. ...
FanSpeak 12/8/02 (12/08/02)
Warner saga is a disguise THIS WHOLE nonsense with Brenda Warner is so petty, but it least it helps take our minds off the fact that Mike Martz insisted on replacing Marc Bulger with Kurt Warner. The decision to take out a quarterback who led his team to five straight wins ranks right up there with some of the biggest bone-headed moves of our time...
Some 'must-know' digital camera information (12/08/02)
By the end of 2002, the Photo Marketing Association International estimates that 9.2 million digital cameras will have been sold worldwide. That means a lot of shutterbugs are getting into the exciting world of digital imaging. If you are thinking of jumping into digital photography, here are the key things you should consider...
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas (12/08/02)
NEW YORK The holiday shopping season is here, and store windows are full of fake evergreens and snowflakes, big bows and wrapped boxes. Inside the shops, the celebratory things are all in place: black dresses, beaded home accessories, snugly sweaters...
Children's emotional pains aren't all in their heads (12/08/02)
NEW YORK -- Parents know all about stress headaches and nervous knots in their stomachs. What they often don't realize, though, is that children suffer the same ailments. Dr. Jonathan Slater, the chief of Pediatric Psychiatry Consultation-Liaison at Children's Hospital of New York, says, just like adults, children's emotions can cause physical symptoms...
Delightful (12/08/02)
A home is not really about square footage or about price -- it's about what you do to make it yours. Finding the perfect home isn't always about square footage or price, but about what details and decorating you do to make it comfortable. The house at 1312 Oak Street in Jackson is a perfect example of that. It's a classic ranch-style house with two bedrooms and a bathroom...
Pomegranates are colorful and juicy (12/08/02)
SAN FRANCISCO -- Fresh pomegranates are available only September through December. Use the seeds and juice fresh during the fall and early winter, and freeze them for later use. The sweet-tart seeds and juice are packed inside the fruit's leathery outer skin. ...
Festive&flattering (12/08/02)
Curious about party attire? Just ask your host, 'What are you wearing?' By Samantha Critchell ~ The Associated Press NEW YORK The excitement begins when you open the mailbox to find a fancy envelope with your address written in calligraphy. Then as you carefully open the flap, so elegantly held together with a seasonal seal, you can hardly keep yourself calm enough to gingerly remove the embossed invitation inside...
Odds and Ends (12/08/02)
Toys for charity sent back to store shelves STERLING, Colo. -- Toys placed in a drop-off box for charity at a Wal-Mart wound up back on the store shelves after a mix-up that frustrated organizers. With 10 days left until the end of the annual Toys for Tots drive for the Logan County Chamber of Commerce, organizer Susan Kraich said she was back at square one...
Beauty tips for a big night on the town (12/08/02)
NEW YORK -- Joe Costa, the national makeup artist for Yves Saint Laurent, says women gravitate toward one extreme or the other when they're getting all dressed up: They put on either too much makeup or not enough. A happy medium can be achieved by adding some brighter colors and a little shimmer to your everyday "face," he advises...
Making the tree stand up straight (12/08/02)
Editor's note: This column originally was published Dec. 5, 1999. The morning after Thanksgiving there was the first ice of the season in the bird bath. New, deeper bath bowl too. All ruffled around the edges like a fancy concrete pond lily. Bob and Doris helped with seeing that it wouldn't be turned over and broken so easily. The birds liked it too...
Ride the rails aboard Jackson train (12/08/02)
Dear readers, Another great day trip that's close to home is in Jackson. Why not take a ride on the St. Louis Iron Mountain & Southern Railway? The railroad is at the intersection of U.S. 61 and Highway 25. The railroad is a restored line and has various trips to Gordonville. ...
Snow dog hops into winter (12/08/02)
Let it snow. That's certainly Cassie's motto. Our Sheltie puppy loves the stuff even when it practically covers her up. She can't run through the snow. She has to hop through it like a big rabbit. Cassie couldn't get enough of the snow last week. She begged repeatedly to go exploring in the snow. Our daughter, Bailey, obliged, venturing out into the winter wonderland with Cassie by her side...
Can dogs take human medicines? (12/08/02)
jkoch By Dr. John KochQuestion: Every once in a while my dog gets a little sick on his stomach. He won't eat; sometimes he vomits, and has a little diarrhea. It usually only lasts a day. I really don't think he is sick enough to take to the vet. Are there any medications I might have around the house that could help him?...
Five questions with Doug Williams (12/08/02)
NEW YORK -- When he was 26, comedian Doug Williams left Alabama with $600 in his pocket and headed for Hollywood. Seven years later, Williams says he's finally arrived. "I came from Montgomery, Ala., a small town. Most of my friends are back in Montgomery working at these local factories and plants," he said in a recent interview...
Streisand focuses more on personal life, not career (12/08/02)
NEW YORK -- Barbra Streisand doesn't listen to most of today's pop music, likes to spend time tending to her rose garden, and isn't rushing to return to the silver screen. While she may be the ultimate Hollywood diva, the 60-year-old singer isn't immersed in show business much these days -- and she's loving that...
Norma Meyr (12/08/02)
Norma H. Meyr, age 82, passed away Friday, Dec. 6, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call Sunday, Dec. 8, between 4 and 8 p.m. at the McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson and Monday, Dec. 9, after 9 a.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church in New Wells...
Charles Varble (12/08/02)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Charles Judson Varble, 83, of Chaffee died Saturday, Dec. 7, 2002, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. He was born May 26, 1919, at Chaffee, son of Alfred Poe and Fannie Bell Jones Varble. He was a retired clerk for the General Services Administration in St. Louis. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Chaffee and the Chaffee VFW Post 3127...
Velma Friedrich (12/08/02)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Velma Friedrich, 81, of Viburnum, Mo., formerly of Advance, died Friday, Dec. 6, 2002, at Salem Memorial Hospital in Salem, Mo. She was born July 3, 1921, at Steele, Mo., daughter of Frank and Beulah Belle Rawls Miller. She and Roy Friedrich were married Dec. 31, 1940, at Perkins, Mo...
Vivian Reynolds (12/08/02)
Vivian Hinton Reynolds, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Dec. 6, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born Sept. 29, 1916, at Allenville, Mo., daughter of H.H. and Carrie Kinder Hinton. She and Robert "Boots" Reynolds were married July 10, 1942, at Cape Girardeau. He died Nov. 5, 1979...
Rickey Johnson (12/08/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Rickey Lee Johnson, 49, of Sikeston died Saturday, Dec. 7, 2002. He was born Aug. 18, 1953, at Sikeston, son of Hilliard and Mary L. McGee Johnson. He was a waiter and bartender. Survivors include his mother and one brother, Ronald Dale Johnson, both of Sikeston...
Geraldine Yates (12/08/02)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Geraldine Yates, 62, of Cobden died Saturday, Dec. 7, 2002, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. She was born Oct. 3, 1940, at Wolf Lake, Ill., daughter of John W. and Georgia Lucille Linton Smith. She was a member of the Anna Moose Lodge...
Vallie Hawn (12/08/02)
Vallie Hawn died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2002, at the Monticello House in Jackson. Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. today at the Old Trace Creek Cemetery in Bollinger County. McCombs Funeral Home of Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Tommie Pollock (12/08/02)
COMMERCE, Mo. -- Alma "Tommie" Pollock, 92, of Commerce died Saturday, Dec. 7, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Mae Levill (12/08/02)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Mae R. Levill, 75, of Charleston, formerly of Cairo, Ill., died Friday, Dec. 6, 2002, at her home. She was born May 30, 1927, at East Prairie, Mo., daughter of Ewing G. and Bertha Elder Showmaker. She and Vergil "Dude" Levill were married in June 1948. He died March 5, 1978...
Sarah Chesmore (12/08/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Sarah E. Chesmore, 61, of Sikeston died Saturday, Dec. 7, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. She was born Dec. 29, 1940, in Illinois, daughter of John and Helen Britt. She and Charles W. Chesmore were married Dec. 27, 1957, at Sikeston...
William White (12/08/02)
CAIRO, Ill. -- William W. White, 81, of Cairo died Saturday, Dec. 7, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 30, 1921, in Cairo, son of Ralph and Virgie Mathis White. He was married to Judy Chrestman, who died in 1999...
Ebaugh-Long (12/08/02)
Lisa Renee Ebaugh and M. Todd Long exchanged vows Oct. 5, 2002, at First Presbyterian Church. The Rev. Paul Kabo Jr. performed the ceremony. Organist was Dr. Gary Miller. Vocalists were Beth Roethemeyer, Adrianne True and Tyson Zahner. The bride is the daughter of Rick and Debbie Ebaugh of Cape Girardeau, and the late Terry Ebaugh. The groom is the son of Noranna Long of Patton, Mo., and the late Frank Long...
Cox-Yoast (12/08/02)
THEBES, Ill. -- Regina Rene Cox and Nathan Edward Yoast were married Aug. 10, 2002, at the home of his parents. The Rev. George Schneider performed the ceremony. Music was by Angela Sams of Olive Branch, Ill. The bride is the daughter of Linda Cox and Errol Cox of Thebes. The groom is the son of Glenda and Bill Jones of Anna, Ill., and the late John Yoast...
Beeson-Mundell (12/08/02)
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Jackson was the setting Aug. 10, 2002, for the wedding of Jessica Louise Beeson and Morgan Matthew Mundell. Msgr. Edward Eftink performed the ceremony. Pianist was Geri Beussink, guitarist was Lance Farrow, and soloist was Kimberly Tooley...
Ulrich-Leeber (12/08/02)
Kara Lynn Ulrich and Sgt. Michael Benjamin Leeber were married April 4, 2002, in Baumholder, Germany. The bride is the daughter of Darrell and Connie Ulrich of Jackson. The groom is the son of James and Ute Harshbarger of Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., and Michael and Clara Leeber of Chicago...
James-Honey (12/08/02)
Crystal J. James and Travis C. Honey were married July 27, 2002, at First Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau. The Rev. Jay White performed the ceremony. Organist and pianist was Mary Miller, and soloist was Jamie Sepulvado. Parents of the bride are Jimmy W. James of Millersville, and the late Linda G. James. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Wendell C. Honey of Olive Branch, Ill...
Williams- Potillo (12/08/02)
Bill and Teressa Williams of Corbin, Ky., announce the engagement of their daughter, Tiffany Chez Williams, to Michael John Potillo of Lexington, Ky. He is the son of Mel and Joyce Potillo of Cape Girardeau. Williams attended the University of Kentucky-Lexington. She is self-employed with a marketing firm...
Jackman-Hartlein (12/08/02)
BENTON, Mo. -- Donald and Cindy Jackman of Benton announce the engagement of their daughter, Brandi Renee Jackman, to Joseph Wayne Hartlein. He is the son of Peggy Dalton of Atlantic City, N.J., and the late Gerald Dalton of Sikeston, Mo. Jackman is a 1998 graduate of Kelly High School, and attended Shawnee Community College. She is pursuing a bachelor's degree in marketing. She is a graphic designer at Moll Printing Co. in Sikeston...
Dowell-Roddy (12/08/02)
Reed and Vickie Hanna of St. Charles, Mo., announce the engagement of their daughter, Ami Lynn Dowell, to Jason Edward Roddy. He is the son of Randy and Janice Roddy of Cape Girardeau. Dowell is a 1999 graduate of Wentzville High School. She expects to receive a degree in nursing from St. Charles Community College in May. She is employed at DePaul Hospital in St. Louis...
Quigley- Nuyt (12/08/02)
Tim and Nancy Quigley of Cape Girardeau announce the engagement of their daughter, Sandy Quigley, to Aaron Nuyt. Quigley is regional sales manager at VTG. Nuyt is a technician at Procter & Gamble. A March 1 wedding is planned at St. Rose Church at Silver Lake, Mo...
Crain-Branon (12/08/02)
Joe Crain of Jackson and Jo Cooley of Patton, Mo., announce the engagement of their daughter, Christina J. Crain, to Matthew E. Branon. He is the son of Jimmy Branon of Bonne Terre, Mo., and Angela Branon-King of Farmington, Mo. Crain is a 1995 graduate of Jackson High School. She received a bachelor of science degree in criminal justice from Southeast Missouri State University in 2001. She is employed at North County Middle School in Desloge, Mo...
Youngs mark golden event (12/08/02)
Dr. and Mrs. John Young of Cape Girardeau celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner and reception Sept. 1, 2002, at First Baptist Church. Hosts were their children and grandchildren. Guests attended from Cape Girardeau, Jackson, Scott City, Ozark and Lawson, Mo.; Pocahontas and Rogers, Ark.; Waterloo, Ill.; Colorado Springs and Greeley, Colo.; Mesa and Peoria, Ariz.; Wichita, Kan.; Grapevine, Texas; Cincinnati, Ohio; and New York City, N.Y...
Williams celebrate 62 years (12/08/02)
Mr. and Mrs. James F. Williams Jr. of Crump celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary last week. The couple was married Dec. 2, 1940. They have lived at Crump all their married life. Their children and spouses are: Jim and Donna Williams; Sharon and Stan Kight, Saundra and Fred Kight, Donna and Jerry Willer, Yvonne and Ed Rhodes, Pam and Gene Davis, and Marsha and Kenny Bohnsack...
Gentrys observe 60th anniversary (12/08/02)
Glen and Rose Gentry of Jackson celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Oct. 5, 2002, with a reception and dinner at Delmonico's in Jackson. Hosts were their daughter-in-law, Karen Gentry; and granddaughters, Lori Wills, Amy Haertling and Jill Noel...
Police report 12/08/02 (12/08/02)
Cape Girardeau Sunday, Dec. 8 The following items were released by the Cape Girardeau Police Department. Arrests do not imply guilt. Arrests Marshall Brison, 43, of St. Louis was arrested Friday on a warrant for contempt of court. Steven J. Kreiler, 43, of Portageville, Mo., was arrested Friday on a warrant for passing bad checks...
Out of the past 12/8/02 (12/08/02)
10 years ago: Dec. 8, 1992 Jackson - Recently formed Cape Girardeau Area Industrial Recruitment Association will have its choice of at least two office locations that will be offered at no charge; Cape Girardeau Mayor Gene Rhodes, chairman of groups' board of directors, says he has received proposal from Capital Bank, while John Mehner outlines offer from Cape Girardeau Chamber of Commerce...
The out-of-sync anti-war movement (12/08/02)
By Jim Hoagland WASHINGTON -- Nancy Pelosi is a liberal politician who has helped inject morality and human rights into foreign affairs. Amnesty International has played an even larger role in that positive development. But they and other parts of the anti-imperialist, anti-establishment left they represent now sound out of sync with a world changed by international terrorism...
City faces important sales job for tax plan (12/08/02)
If the Cape Girardeau City Council asks voters in April to approve tax and fee increases to pay for city operations and capital improvements -- as it has indicated it plans to do -- it has less than four months to give voters enough information to make a good decision...
P-D editorial brings response from Scott County (12/08/02)
To the editor: The commissioners of Scott County want to express our disappointment at the attitude shown by the editors of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Nov. 21 when they, in effect, said the people of the Bootheel were not worth saving. Their editorial praised the roadblocks that have been put in front of the St. ...
Speak Out A 12/08/02 (12/08/02)
A Christmas surprise I HAVE arthritis. Shoveling snow from the driveway is really difficult for me. I went out to shovel my driveway and got not even half done when this young man in a burgundy truck stopped and asked me if I needed him to shovel my driveway. ...
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