Stories from Friday, July 18, 2003
The joy of brewing
To people who love beer, brewing your own is the ultimate fantasy. Since 90 percent of the 250,000 home-brewers in America are male, that would be male fantasy. "Mmmm, Gummy-beer," Homer Simpson once marveled. Mark Sprigg, Mike Mills and Jeff Byrne feel the same way about beer, especially about making it. ...
County road funds belong to Jackson, says state AG
Cape Girardeau County must spend at least 25 percent of county road and bridge tax money raised from Jackson property owners on repairs and improvements to streets in that city, Missouri Attorney General Jay Nixon says. But county commissioners say the attorney general's opinion isn't law, and the city of Jackson won't get the money -- an estimated $75,000 to $80,000 a year -- without a court fight...
Firefighters respond to Jackson business fire
Jackson firefighters were still working a fire at 10 p.m. Thursday at a storage facility for Thompson Enterprises on Lenco Avenue. The fire was reported about 8 p.m. No one was reported injured. The Cape Girardeau and Gordonville fire departments also sent engines and firefighters to the scene...
Local songwriter pays tribute to military with patriotic tune
Southeast Missourian There are so many catchy songs to belt out when one is feeling particularly patriotic. "America the Beautiful." "The Battle Hymn of the Republic." "Welcome Home USA." > > Click here to listen to the song in MP3 format