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Stories from Sunday, July 4, 2004

Scott City vet attends memorial dedication (07/04/04)
World War II was fought 60 years ago, but the dwindling number of veterans finally got their own overdue memorial in Washington, D.C. Joseph Claude Sanders of Scott City served as a naval aviator in the Pacific during World War II. He went to Washington, D.C., for the National World War II Memorial dedication ceremony May 29 as a representative of SBC Communications, his employer for 35 years before he retired...
Design for skate park in Jackson nearly done (07/04/04)
Next spring, there will be a place in Jackson's city park for acid drops, feeblegrinds and drop-ins. Jackson park director Shane West Anderson assures that skateboarders everywhere will be stoked. Finally, skateboarders here will have a place to practice their sport without being run off by property owners or the police...
Amateur photography contest begins (07/04/04)
Grab your cameras and start flipping through your photo albums. The annual Foto Fest contest, sponsored by the Southeast Missourian and Westfield Shoppingtown West Part, has already started. Submissions for the first week of the contest will be taken through July 16...
Area group, SEMO get $19,000 in state grants (07/04/04)
The Southeast Missouri Arts Council and Southeast Missouri State University are recipients of $19,397 in grants from the Missouri Arts Council. The grants are part of the first phase of grants the state arts council will award to state not-for-profit organizations for fiscal year 2005. So far, the council has awarded 248 grants totaling $2 million to support various arts programs...
A life of service at home and abroad (07/04/04)
Service above self. Dr. Dan Cotner has embodied the Rotary International motto, even before becoming a member of the volunteer organization. But his volunteer work through the Cape Girardeau Rotary Club and Westminster Presbyterian Church, in addition to serving his country, have earned Cotner the Southeast Missourian's second annual Spirit of America Award...
Journeys to freedom (07/04/04)
For nearly every immigrant, freedom is America's attraction. A European, an Asian and a Hispanic talk about how they got independence. By Tony Rehagen ~ Southeast Missourian Nataliya Agashchuk started her life over at age 39...
Gephardt, the quiet candidate for No. 2 (07/04/04)
WASHINGTON -- In the competition to become Sen. John Kerry's vice presidential running mate, Rep. Dick Gephardt is the tortoise to Sen. John Edwards' hare, the insider player to Edwards' outside game. Edwards, of North Carolina, has kept a busy public schedule since he quit the Democratic presidential race in March, appearing at state Democratic Party conventions around the country, raising money in buckets for Kerry and the Democratic National Committee, lighting up audiences and building support among the party's rank and file.. ...
Nation briefs 12A (07/04/04)
Judge throws out libel suit against Calif. governor LOS ANGELES -- A judge dismissed a libel lawsuit filed against Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger by a woman who accused him of groping her. She said the campaign falsely labeled her a convicted criminal. Rhonda Miller, 53, charged that Schwarzenegger and his campaign intentionally defamed her. ...
Families adjust to extended deployments (07/04/04)
Since being deployed in January, the 500 soldiers of the 1140th Engineer Battalion and their families have learned to cope with separation, new responsibilities and constant worry. The experience has helped Kristi Heise, wife of 1st Sgt. Kenneth Heise, understand things about herself that she didn't know before...
From our readers (07/04/04)
Sixth-graders in Sarah Pruden's summer class at Scott City Middle School tell why they love America: Women in America have more rights and opportunities than anywhere else in the world. Women in America can be astronauts, stay-at-home moms or president. -- Kaitlyn Twidell...
Students juggle war, homework in Iraq (07/04/04)
Even while helping to fight a war in Iraq and playing a part in history, some members of the U.S. Army and National Guard are finding the time to study American history. Army Spc. Neil Guinn of the 1106th Aviation Division, Sgt. 1st Class Agnes Eyler, Staff Sgt. Terry Dambach and Myles Harper of the 1140th Engineering Battalion of the Missouri National Guard are studying American history online through Southeast Missouri State University...
World briefs 7/4/04 (07/04/04)
Scandal surfaces over Japan's nuclear program TOKYO -- It was supposed to help revive Japan's troubled nuclear program and curb the country's heavy reliance on energy imports. But as Tokyo considers long-term plans to switch to an experimental, recycled nuclear fuel, it is also facing new allegations that officials misled the public in the past about less-pricey alternatives. ...
Babies born four years apart -- to the minute (07/04/04)
WEYMOUTH, Mass. -- Giving birth is like clockwork for Cheryl Stelljes. The Cohasset woman gave birth to a son, Adam, on Tuesday at 10:12 p.m. That was four years to the minute after the birth of her daughter, Lindsay, on June 27, 2000. "None of it was planned. ...
Keg law slows lines, not sales (07/04/04)
The new keg registration law is not slowing down sales, but is slowing down customer checkouts. The legislation, which was passed in May 2003, went into effect Thursday. Doug Hileman, liquor manager at Schnucks, said the law has not hampered sales for the holiday weekend...
Award nominees live patriotism (07/04/04)
The Southeast Missourian introduced the Spirit of America award in 2003. The award is presented to the person who best represents the spirit of this great nation. The first winner was John "Doc" Yallaly of Cape Girardeau. Yallaly was nominated by the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 63...
Rising to the top (07/04/04)
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Deborah Zemke had almost given up on having her picture book, "The Way It Happened," published. It had been a year and a half since she sent the manuscript to publisher Houghton Mifflin. With two rejections already in hand for the children's book, she figured Houghton Mifflin had decided to do the same. But then an envelope bearing good news arrived...
Vacancy to give Democrats more clout on high court (07/04/04)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- As recently as nine years ago, appointees of former Gov. John Ashcroft held all seven seats on the Missouri Supreme Court. But when Judge Duane Benton steps down in the coming days, only two of the conservative Republican's selections will remain...
Audit - State spent $1.2 million for unneeded freebies (07/04/04)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- State agencies spent up to $1.2 million on questionable promotional items, including thousands of bumper stickers, chip clips and rub-on tattoos, during the past two years, according to an audit released Friday by State Auditor Claire McCaskill...
Jury awards man $715,000 in rental bias case (07/04/04)
FULTON, Mo. -- A black man who claimed he was treated poorly by managers of a rental complex where he formerly leased a duplex has won a $715,000 verdict in a racial discrimination case. Elmo Green, now of Jefferson City, was charged double the normal security deposit and given a duplex that was isolated from other occupied units when he moved into the Sabre Village complex in September 1999, his attorney told a Callaway County Circuit Court jury last week...
St. Louis suburb bans smoking in restaurants (07/04/04)
ARNOLD, Mo. -- Don't plan to light up in a restaurant in this St. Louis suburb. The Arnold City Council voted last week to make all restaurants smoke-free. Mayor Mark Powell said he will sign the measure. But several restaurant owners and managers in the Jefferson County town opposed the measure. Some told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that the ordinance would mean a drop in business and could force them to relocate or lay off staff...
Liars' Hall of Fame is no tall tale at Nebraska museum (07/04/04)
DANNEBROG, Neb. -- A visit to this tiny central Nebraska town will squelch any suspicions that the National Liars' Hall of Fame is just a tall tale. Creator and humorist Roger Welsch will tell you the museum is dedicated to "the art of prevarication and metric mendacity." It's often compared with the Smithsonian and attracts just under two million visitors a year...
Lab uses DNA test in tree theft (07/04/04)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Maybe the crime-solvers at a Purdue University tree lab could inspire a new TV series: "Law & Order: Special Botany Unit." The scientists used DNA testing to match the stump of a stolen black walnut tree with two logs sold to a lumber mill 60 miles away...
Bush said to be close to naming next CIA chief (07/04/04)
The Associated Press WASHINGTON -- The White House is getting close to naming a CIA director as counterterror officials warn of a heightened risk of attack leading up to the election four months away. The agency's current head, George Tenet, leaves his post July 11, the seven-year anniversary of his swearing in. Poised to take over as acting director is his deputy, John McLaughlin, 61...
Teachers want more training in science (07/04/04)
WASHINGTON -- Many educators and employers liken the state of science education to a chemistry project gone awry: A bad mix of factors has come together and it spells trouble. By law, making students better at reading and math is the nation's priority. When it comes to science, however, a quiet crisis is engulfing schools, say scientists, educators, business leaders and entrepreneurs...
Three members of extended family among those shot in Kansas (07/04/04)
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Elijah Brown's co-workers always had a hard time making sense of him. He paced, he talked to himself, he got bothered over teasing that wouldn't faze other people. Questions about the 21-year-old meatpacking plant worker grew exponentially Saturday, after he used two handguns to shoot seven co-workers, killing five of them, before killing himself...
Mattel must pay nearly $2 million to artist who parodied Barbie (07/04/04)
LOS ANGELES -- Mattel Inc. must pay more than $1.8 million in legal fees and court costs to a Utah man who incorporated nude Barbie dolls in his artwork, a federal judge has ruled. The award stems from a lawsuit the El Segundo-based toy maker filed in 1999 against Tom Forsythe of Kanab, Utah, on grounds that his series of photos, "Food Chain Barbie," infringed on the toy maker's copyrights...
How 'progress' pressed civic duties to sidelines (07/04/04)
The Associated Press They used to gather in a cavernous hotel ballroom, tables packed with bankers and shopkeepers rubbing elbows with politicians. Those were the days when downtown Phoenix, Ariz., was booming, and the Downtown Lions Club boomed right along with it...
Iraqi radicals- U.S. Marine is beheaded (07/04/04)
BAGHDAD, Iraq -- An Iraqi militant group claimed on a Web site Saturday that it had beheaded a captive U.S. Marine, in what would be the fourth decapitation of a foreign hostage in the region since May and the first involving an American serviceman...
Indonesians, in first presidential election, may dump incumbent (07/04/04)
JAKARTA, Indonesia -- Indonesia's young democracy moves up a notch Monday with its first direct presidential election, and voters appear set to dump the incumbent and choose a poetry-writing, guitar-playing ex-general with a Mr. Clean image. President Megawati Sukarnoputri trails in voter surveys behind Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, the former security minister who resigned from the Cabinet months ago seeking to replace Megawati...
In land at war, risky road leads to Saddam trial (07/04/04)
A defiant defendant, a court's shaky foundation, a war flaring outside the makeshift Iraqi courtroom -- all point up the uncertainty and the risk in the plan to put Saddam Hussein on trial. At Thursday's arraignment of the ex-president, the sweep and vagueness of the charges against him -- invasion, mass killing, suppressing revolts -- made clear that Baghdad's new government is far from ready for a full-blown trial...
On Fourth of July in Europe, old friends confront new reality (07/04/04)
PARIS -- It's July 4 in Europe, when U.S. ambassadors from Lisbon to Ljubljana hoist California chardonnay and ask their garden party guests to toast an often rocky but rock-solid friendship. This year, more than at any time in most people's memory, the response is mumbled and muted...
Athletic director Don Kaverman tries to make coaches, athletes (07/04/04)
and Toby Carrig ~ Southeast Missourian Southeast Missouri State University athletic director Don Kaverman has a simple wish. The man who counts every dollar that comes into the school's athletic program and keeps a close eye on where each is spent wants to find a way to bring more dollars into the coffers...
Billings, Garner seek a level playing field (07/04/04)
Tim Billings and Gary Garner, the head coaches of Southeast Missouri State's two highest profile sports -- and the ones that attract the most interest and attendance -- realize how tough a job athletic director Don Kaverman has in trying to balance a budget and keep all his coaches at least relatively satisfied...
FanSpeak 7/4/04 (07/04/04)
Memo to the coaches: Be fair to your athletes School and school sports will soon be starting again. Please, coaches, try to maintain your integrity by being fair and impartial to all the athletes. Expect the same level of work and responsibility from all and try not to dishearten the team by such unbecoming favoritism to one or a select few. You may think you are hiding your personal feelings, but they are read loud and clear. This propably goes on in many schools, and its a shame...
Richards named sports director for KFVS12 (07/04/04)
Todd Richards last week began his duties as the sports director for Heartland News on KFVS12 and WQWQ. The announcement of his hiring came from Mark Little, news director for Heartland News. Richards most recently served as sports anchor for WFIE, the NBC affiliate in Evansville, Ind., where he was voted "Best Evansville Sports Anchor" for three consecutive years...
Jackson splits two with Calvert City, Ky. (07/04/04)
The Jackson American Legion team played two down-to-the-wire games Saturday in a doubleheader at Calvert City, Ky., winning 12-11 before dropping an 8-6 decision. In the opener, the RE/MAX Achievers (18-6) fell behind 9-1 before using a seven-run fifth inning to help rally back for the win. Tyler Profilet had a big blow in the inning with a bases-clearing double...
Iron Mike turns over a new leaf (07/04/04)
PHOENIX -- Mike Tyson was sprawled on his back on the canvas, not the kind of place you want to be if you're a fighter, much less the former baddest man on the planet. A day after his 38th birthday, his back was in spasms and his face was contorted in pain...
Delay fails to slow Cards (07/04/04)
ST. LOUIS -- Jason Marquis followed Woody Williams' lead, shutting down the Seattle Mariners before and after an hourlong rain delay. Marquis worked 2 1/3 innings before the downpour and 3 2/3 innings after it, leading the St. Louis Cardinals to an 8-1 victory. Williams did the same on Friday after a two-hour delay...
Hensby, Ames lead pack at Western Open (07/04/04)
Ten years ago, Mark Hensby was sleeping in his car on the range at Cog Hill Golf Club in Lemont, Ill., killing time until he could go home to Australia. Now look at him. Hensby shot a bogey-free 67 at his old haunt Saturday, giving him a share of the third-round lead at the Western Open. Stephen Ames (64) joined him at 9-under 204, and both will be looking for their first PGA Tour victory today...
Sharapova dominates women's final match (07/04/04)
WIMBLEDON, England -- Waiting to walk out on Centre Court with Serena Williams for the Wimbledon final, Maria Sharapova was fidgety. She bit her nails, tapped her foot, pressed a finger against her neck to feel her pulse. After the match, Sharapova was giddy and giggly, fumbling with a cell phone while trying to call Mom, just like any 17-year-old at a suburban mall on Saturday afternoon...
Up for grabs? (07/04/04)
SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. -- A bottle of nerves even when she's taking a nap, Jennifer Rosales belted a 3-iron and watched it climb the dangerous ridge on the 18th green until it safely stopped 18 feet from the hole. She slapped hands with her caddie and strolled up the fairway, a rare chance to exhale Saturday at the U.S. Women's Open...
Roddick, Federer finish off semifinals, set up showdown (07/04/04)
WIMBLEDON, England -- During the past fortnight, Andy Roddick has endured rain delays, upset-minded opponents and even an unwelcome brass band. All that's left to overcome is top-seeded Roger Federer. No. 1 and No. 2 will meet today in the Wimbledon men's final for the first time since 1982, and the match could herald a rivalry worthy of that showdown 22 years ago, when Jimmy Connors beat John McEnroe...
Armstrong sends a message in prologue (07/04/04)
LIEGE, Belgium -- Doubters take note: Lance Armstrong is not playing to lose. Making an emphatic if not victorious start to his record-chasing Tour de France, Armstrong dealt key rivals a psychological blow by leaving them in his wake in the debut time trial on Saturday...
Old habits die hard when it comes to new names (07/04/04)
In a scene from the Eddie Murphy film "Coming to America," a bunch of old men are sitting around a barbershop debating who was the greatest boxer of all time. When one starts talking about Cassius Clay, another attempts to correct him. "His name is Mohammed Ali," he says...
Don't sweat foot fashion this summer (07/04/04)
The essence of summer fashion is pretty peek-a-boo shoes. Unless you have ugly please-hide-me feet. In which case, summer means it's time to stare at the shoe racks in search of that rare pair of heels that will offer comfort and hide your orthotics, hammertoes, bunions or tootsies worthy of the title "ugliest at the beach." Just try some cute little flip-flops. ...
A few tips for unsightly tootsies (07/04/04)
High heels (2 inches or more) in general, are out. They can even be bad choices for folks who don't suffer from a foot condition. "I understand they are pretty, but save them for special occasions," podiatrist Marissa Giralomo says. And by no means should you wear them if they hurt...
Biennial foxgloves can add charm to your garden beds (07/04/04)
Foxgloves bring a cottage garden charm to any garden -- and they come up year after year. Foxgloves are not perennials, but biennials, and, like other biennial flowers, they die in their second year. But within the seedpod that follows each foxglove flower are thousands of seeds, each almost as fine as dust. ...
Plants liven up dark, dank areas in yards (07/04/04)
What we call "the garden" these days is no longer restricted to a sunny patch of well-drained soil devoted to tomatoes, marigolds and roses. No, todays garden takes in the whole property, even shady, wet areas. Many pretty plants not only enjoy, but need, such conditions...
Rustic grace, modern luxuries (07/04/04)
New log homes can offer all the modern amenities. By Tammy Raddle ~ Southeast Missourian My grandfather was one of those pioneers of southeast Missouri who actually built a log cabin for his family. There was no running water. There was no electricity. It was just a little cabin situated on the banks of a spring-fed river with 40 acres of farmland. But the log cabin did have its own type of rustic charm, and a lot of ingenuity for a pioneer school teacher...
Summer of the sandal (07/04/04)
Never have American women spent so much money on so little leather. This is the summer of the sandal, and the sweeter the color, the more feminine the shape, the thinner the strap and the daintier the heel the better. "Women are happy to get out of their heels," sums up In Style magazine's fashion editor, Toby Tucker...
As you saved for college, start now to save for home (07/04/04)
Parents and their offspring conditioned to save for college should prep themselves to apply that discipline all over again. Only this time, the financial goal is longer term: the grown child's first home. While the methods both sides use to reach this goal may differ, money experts agree the savers will need plenty of resolve and expert advice along the way...
Nothing serious for McEnroe (07/04/04)
ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. -- In a cable TV world where a host's ability often seems measured in volume, who better to hire than John McEnroe? You cannot be serious!!! Yes, we are. The former tennis bad boy is now a talk show host, but he's not shouting...
Midwest theater owner bans 'Fahrenheit 9/11' (07/04/04)
DECORAH, Iowa -- The president of a company that owns movie theaters in Iowa and Nebraska is refusing to show director Michael Moore's "Fahrenheit 9/11." R.L. Fridley, owner of Des Moines-based Fridley Theatres, says the controversial documentary incites terrorism. Fridley said in an e-mail message to company managers that the company does not "play political propaganda films from either the right or the left."...
Julia Buehrle (07/04/04)
Julia Bernice Buehrle, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, July 2, 2004, at home from a sudden illness. She was born Jan. 4, 1917, in St. Charles, Mo., daughter of Charles W. and Catherine Cutright. She and Robert H. Buehrle were married May 6, 1939...
Bill Sikes (07/04/04)
William Charles Sikes, 51, of Coolidge, Ga., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Thursday, July 1, 2004. He was born July 17, 1952, at Bonne Terre, Mo., son of Gale and Dorothy Sikes of Farmington, Mo., and Anna Ruth Ellison Rothwell of Wichita, Kan. Survivors include his parents; his wife, Jackie Snyder Sikes; a daughter, Anna Sikes of Coolidge.; a son, Russ Skinner of Statesboro, Ga.; and a sister, Katherine Stegink of Wichita, Kan...
Betty Fadler (07/04/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Betty L. Fadler, 70, of Marble Hill died Thursday, July 1, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born May 14, 1934, at Chaffee, Mo., daughter of J.H. and Erline Ponder Davenport. She and Jerry Fadler were married in April 1998 at Chaffee...
Marvin Kirkpatrick (07/04/04)
MORLEY, Mo. -- Marvin Kenneth Kirkpatrick, 66, of Morley died Saturday, July 3, 2004, at Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee, Mo. He was born Jan. 21, 1938, in Diehlstadt, Mo., son of Howard and Floy Dozier Kirkpatrick. He was a retired truck driver and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force...
Velma Severs (07/04/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Velma "Chubby" Severs, 84, of Anna died Friday, July 2, 2004, at her home. She was born April 7, 1920, in West Frankfort, Ill., daughter of Erskin and Mary Ammon Nelson. She and Clifford Severs were married July 18, 1940. He died May 13, 1988...
John Seigart Jr. (07/04/04)
John G. Seigart Jr., 81, of Lick Creek, Ill., died Friday, July 2, 2004, at his home. He was born June 4, 1923, in St. Joseph, Mo., son of John and Margaret Baur Seigart. Seigart was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a member of the American Legion post in Anna...
Births 7/3/04 (07/04/04)
Davis-King Daughter to Nacoasha Denay Davis and Brandon Lamont King of Cape Girardeau, St. Francis Medical Center, 4:51 p.m. Wednesday, June 23, 2004. Name, Zaniya Trinice. Weight, 5 pounds 13 ounces. First child. Ms. Davis is the daughter of Melissa Taylor and Tyrone Taylor of Cape Girardeau. King is the son of Debbie King of Cape Girardeau...
Tallent-Griffin (07/04/04)
Julie Tallent and Chris Griffin were married April 17, 2004, on a beach in Destin, Fla. Joanne Stapleton performed the sunset ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Terry and Linda Tallent of Jackson. The groom is the son of Buddy and Nancy Robnett of Tacoma, Wash...
Cagle-Cabaniss (07/04/04)
Jennifer Lou Cagle and John Bryan Cabaniss were married Dec. 31, 2003, at the Eagles Lodge in Cape Girardeau. The Rev. John Reynolds of Whitewater performed the candlelight ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Tim Cagle, and the late LaVonn Cagle. The groom is the son of J.B. Cabaniss of Clinton, Okla., and the late Loretta Cabaniss...
Romine-Lawson (07/04/04)
Tracy Michele Romine and Kevin Lee Lawson were united in marriage March 27, 2004, at First Presbyterian Church in Cape Girardeau. The Rev. Paul Kabo performed the ceremony. Pianist was Gary Miller of Cape Girardeau and vocalist was Shannon Lawson of Sikeston, Mo...
Gemeinhardt-Berwin (07/04/04)
St. Mary's Cathedral was the setting Nov. 15, 2003, for the wedding of Christina Gemeinhardt and Michael Berwin. The Rev. Patrick Nwokoye performed the ceremony. Organist was Jeremy Boyer, and vocalists were members of the church choir. Parents of the bride are Clyde and Celeste Nenninger of Cape Girardeau, and Richard and Teresa Gemeinhardt of Anniston, Mo. The groom is the son of Judy Rose and Charles and Vivian Berwin of St. Louis...
Robinson-Glenn (07/04/04)
Holly Renee Robinson and Douglas Brian Glenn were married Sept. 27, 2003, at Centenary United Methodist Church in Cape Girardeau. The Rev. Bill Koch and Dr. Clayton Smith performed the ceremony. Music was by a string quartet comprised of Michelle Suhr, Kyle and Erik Miller, and John Mazar. Soloist was Cary Robinson of Aviano, Italy, sister-in-law of the bride. Accompanist was Mary Miller of Cape Girardeau...
Lorenz-Johnson (07/04/04)
Cindy Kay Lorenz and Rustin Edwin Johnson exchanged wedding vows March 27, 2004, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Shawneetown. The Rev. Robert Mann performed the ceremony. Organist was Berniece Lorenz, great-aunt of the bride. Parents of the couple are Dennis and Carol Lorenz of Shawneetown, and Collin and Linda Johnson of Wappapello, Mo...
Edwards-Trankler (07/04/04)
Kimberly Edwards and Jeffrey Trankler were united in marriage May 1, 2004, at Immaculate Conception Church in Jackson. Monsignor Edward Eftink performed the ceremony. Organist was Jerry Ganiel and soloist was Cindy Burger. Scriptures were read by Joseph Trankler and Barbara Hahs...
Heiden- Hayes (07/04/04)
James and Glenda Heiden of Jackson announce the engagement of their daughter, Jaime S. Heiden, to Shawn D. Hayes. He is the son of Chester Hayes and Susan Hayes of Marble Hill, Mo. Heiden is a graduate of Jackson High School. Hayes is a graduate of Jackson High School, and attended Southeast Missouri State University. He is employed at Nordenia USA...
King-Stewart (07/04/04)
Michelle Lura King and Paul Erwin Stewart of Jackson announce their engagement. She is the daughter of Michael King of Oak Ridge and Roberta LeGrand of Cape Girardeau. Stewart is the son of Markel Stewart of Commerce, Mo., and the late Lizabeth Boone of Cape Girardeau...
Laurentius-Baldwin (07/04/04)
Stanley and Connie Laurentius of Cape Girardeau announce the engagement of their daughter, Carrie Laurentius, to Robby Baldwin. He is the son of Robert and Cynthia Baldwin of Scott City. Laurentius is pursuing a bachelor's degree in early childhood education at Southeast Missouri State University. She is an administrative partner at St. Francis Medical Center...
Jones-Turman (07/04/04)
Steve and Patti Jones of Jackson announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Patrice Jones, to Richard Wayne Turman. He is the son of Ottis Turman of Zion, Ill., and Patricia Susek of Melrose Park, Ill. Jones is a graduate of Jackson High School, and received a bachelor of fine arts degree from Southeast Missouri State University. She is employed at Segerdahl Graphics Inc. in Wheeling, Ill...
Haralambidis-Charlton (07/04/04)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Ouida Haralambidis of Olive Branch and Mr. and Mrs. Gus Haralambidis of Paducah, Ky., announce the engagement of their daughter, Joanna Glynn Haralambidis, to Christopher David Charlton. He is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Keith Charlton of Brisbane, Australia, Gail Shipley of Chicago, and the late Ray Shipley...
Seabaugh-Spieler (07/04/04)
Roger and Bonnie Seabaugh of Oak Ridge announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Dawn Seabaugh, to Andrew Frederick Spieler of Millersville. He is the son of Gary and Cathy Spieler of Belleville, Ill. Seabaugh is a 2003 graduate of Concordia University in Seward, Neb. She will be a third grade teacher this fall at St. Paul Lutheran School in Jackson...
Glastetter-James Glastetter-King (07/04/04)
NEW HAMBURG, Mo. -- Mike and Debbie Glastetter of New Hamburg announce the engagements of their daughters, Emily Nicole Glastetter to Brian Alan James, and Tiffany Jane Glastetter to Nathen Lee King. James is the son of Ronald James of Sikeston, Mo., and Susan James of Springfield, Ill. King is the son of Gayle and John Heeb and Robert and Janie King, all of Sikeston...
Freese-Campbell (07/04/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Pansy Crisel of Anna, Ill., and Larry and Sharon Freese of Jackson announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsey Janell Freese, to Herschel Colin Mor Campbell. He is the son of Paula and David Griggs of Grand Tower, Ill., and Dean and Judy Campbell of Springfield, Ill...
Klaus-Johnson (07/04/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Karl and Diane Klaus of Perryville announce the engagement of their daughter, Katherine Klaus, to Ryan Johnson, both of St. Louis. He is the son of Gene Johnson and Janet Johnson of St. Cloud, Minn. Klaus is a 1996 graduate of Perryville High School, and a 2000 graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia. She is a teacher with Fort Zumwalt School District...
Birk-Bogenpohl (07/04/04)
Roy and Nancy Birk of Ann Arbor, Mich., announce the engagement of their daughter, Andrea Birk, to Chad Bogenpohl. He is the son of Gary and Janet Bogenpohl of Oak Ridge. Birk is a 2000 graduate of Central High School. She is employed at Southeast Missouri Hospital...
Sheltons mark golden event (07/04/04)
Dr. John and Ann Shelton of Cape Girardeau celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 26, 2004, with a reception at their home at Chateau Girardeau, followed by a dinner. Approximately 150 guests attended the event. Hosts were their children and spouses, Suzanne Shelton and Michael Sump of Carrollton, Texas, Elizabeth Shelton of Atlanta, Ga., and Brian and Penny Shelton of Tyler, Texas...
Brays celebrate 60th event (07/04/04)
Mr. and Mrs. Alton Bray of Cape Girardeau celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with an open house June 19, 2004. The event was held at the home of their son and daughter-in-law, Dr. Jeffrey and Debra Bray in Chesterfield, Mo. Co-hosts were the Brays daughters, Ellen Busch of Florissant, Mo., and Mary Newberry of Katy, Texas...
Rileys to observe 50th anniversary (07/04/04)
BLODGETT, Mo. -- Dean and Doris Riley of Blodgett will observe their 50th wedding anniversary with a celebration July 10 at St. Lawrence Parish Center in New Hamburg, Mo. The couple was married July 12, 1954. They have six children: Debbie Glastetter and Greg Riley of New Hamburg, Pam Gates and Jeff Riley of Benton, Mo., Mike and Don Riley of Blodgett. They have 16 grandchildren and a great-grandchild...
Reception honors Wilburns (07/04/04)
KELSO, Mo. -- Troy and Tonita Wilburn of Kelso celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception June 27 at the VFW Hall in Cape Girardeau. More than 160 guests attended the event, hosted by their children. The couple was married June 29, 1954, in Mounds, Ill. She is the daughter of Juanita Moore of Kelso...
Brants to mark 50 years (07/04/04)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Elzie and Ercell Brant of Chaffee will observe their 50th wedding anniversary with a celebration July 10 at Scott City Park. Hosts will be their son and daughter-in-law, David and Robbie Brant of Scott City. The Brants were married July 3, 1954...
Engelharts mark 50 years (07/04/04)
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Engelhart of rural Jackson celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 12, 2004, with a dinner and dance at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Jackson. Hosts were their children and spouses, Fran Engelhart, Dirk and Patti Engelhart, and Paul and Carol Engelhart; and grandchildren, Rachel and Jeremy Engelhart; and Tyler, Katelyn and Alexis Engelhart, all of rural Jackson...
Police report 07/04/04 (07/04/04)
Cape Girardeau The following items were released by the Cape Girardeau Police Department. Arrests do not imply guilt. Arrests Larenzo D. Braxton, 18, of 3103 Laurel Lane, was arrested Friday on two Cape Girardeau warrants for contempt of court and a Cape Girardeau warrant for failure to appear...
Fire report 07/04/04 (07/04/04)
Cape Girardeau Firefighters responded to the following items on Thursday: At 8:04 p.m., fire alarm at 164 Siemers St. At 9:16 p.m., emergency medical service at 445 S. Jefferson Ave. At 11:04 p.m., emergency medical service at 40 S. Sprigg St. At 11:05 p.m., still alarm at 1111 Giboney Ave...
Out of the past 7/4/04 (07/04/04)
10 years ago: July 4, 1994 KELSO, Mo. -- Members of St. Augustine Catholic Parish dedicate peace pole on church grounds during morning service; Monsignor John Westhues presides at dedication service by leading parish in prayer of peace; Sister Dorothy Reinhold, who saw similar pole dedicated at Newman Center in Cape Girardeau, believed her parish needed good will inspired by such a symbol...
Class action? Third aisle to the left (07/04/04)
Week before last a San Francisco federal judge ruled that a lawsuit by a handful of Wal-Mart female employees should be transformed into a massive class-action case on behalf of 1.6 million women who worked at Wal-Mart over the last eight years. In rendering his decision, Judge Martin Jenkins called the case "historic." But critics of our civil justice system wouldn't call the case "historic" so much as sadly typical of the current state of U.S. ...
Over the rainbow (07/04/04)
The handover has taken place. Paul Bremer, a very bright man, leaves Iraq. He worked 18 hours a day. His goal was to put a stabilized Iraq on the road to democracy. He tried. He minimally achieved but few of his expectations. All the blame should not be charged to Bremer. ...
Faith-based help (07/04/04)
The Joplin (Mo.) Globe While we fervently hope that money provided by Uncle Sam to faith-based organizations for social services will wind up doing precisely what President Bush and others hope, we can't help but wonder what is going to happen in the years ahead...
Freedom for all (07/04/04)
Every Fourth of July is a time to reflect on what liberty and freedom -- and the cost of those precious ideals -- mean to all Americans. This holiday marks much more than the anniversary of the founding of a new nation. It also embraces the ideas and promises of the Declaration of Independence, which was adopted July 4, 1776...
Speak Out 07/04/04 (07/04/04)
Thanks for blacktopping I DRIVE Highway 25 each day. I want to tell the Missouri Department of Transportation that I appreciate the blacktopping of Highway 25. No right to silence WELCOME TO Gulag Amerika, home of the shredded Constitution. On June 21, the U.S. ...
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