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Stories from Sunday, November 7, 2004

Poll access limited for disabled (11/07/04)
Dependent on a motorized wheelchair to get around, Richard Hewitt found his effort to vote Tuesday blocked by a 4-inch parking-lot curb. The 66-year-old man, who has muscular dystrophy, managed to get into the Cape Girardeau polling place -- Bethany Baptist Church -- only after he and his wife returned home to fetch a small, homemade wooden ramp. The ramp allowed him to get over the curb and into the lower level of the church at 1712 Randol Ave., where votes were being cast...
Taking sweetness out of childhood (11/07/04)
It started with a simple case of the blahs. Twelve-year-old Jennifer Brown didn't feel like eating, she didn't feel like moving. A week went by, and the Jackson Middle School student grew weaker and began to lose weight. When she started struggling to breathe, her parents took her to a local emergency room...
Blind violinist plays from memory (11/07/04)
Matt Mueller was slightly nervous before his performance with the Southeast Missouri District Honor Orchestra on Saturday, as most 17-year-olds who are accustomed to solo performances would be. But for Mueller there was some added stress. Mueller is totally blind in one eye and legally blind in his other, meaning he had play all four pieces the orchestra played from memory and not depend on sheet music...
Franklin students learn self-defense tactics (11/07/04)
Children at Franklin Elementary School got on a mat on the gymnasium floor Thursday and learned how to disable an adult. Like children in many communities, they're taught not to talk to strangers, but Thursday's lesson went beyond discussion. "Children learn best with a hands-on approach," said Franklin school principal Rhonda Denham...
Family honors boy from Jackson with 'victory' after death (11/07/04)
Twelve-year-old Andrew Tyler's casket was at the front of the church Saturday, but his family wasn't calling this a funeral. It was a victory celebration. More than 150 people came to Lynwood Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau to honor Andrew's life. It had been 16 months since Andrew, a member of the Jackson Barracuda swim team, had jumped into the water and suffered cardiac arrest from a condition known as Long QT Syndrome, an electrical disorder of the heart...
Plane makes emergency stop (11/07/04)
A two-seat Cessna plane made an emergency landing around 9 a.m. Saturday at the Cape Girardeau Regional Airport despite the ongoing runway construction that has closed the airport to air traffic. According to Cape Girardeau Fire Department battalion chief Bob Kembel, the pilot of the plane said he decided to make an emergency landing because he was having trouble maintaining its altitude. An inspection of the plane after it landed revealed mechanical problems...
Region digest 11/07/04 (11/07/04)
Site for new fire station to be dedicated Monday The public is welcome to attend the site-dedication ceremony at 3 p.m. Monday for the new fire station No. 3 in Cape Girardeau. The new station will be built north of Blanchard Elementary School on North Sprigg Street. ...
Neighbors Bush and George enjoy name game (11/07/04)
NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. -- Maybe the nation isn't as divided as all the pundits claim. After all, Upper Burrell Township neighbors Kerry Bush and John George have made it through the presidential campaign on speaking terms. "I don't think people have put two-and-two together," George said, noting that neighbors haven't targeted either man with election year pranks. ...
World briefs 11/7/04 (11/07/04)
Saudi scholars support Iraq's resistance BEIRUT, Lebanon -- Prominent Saudi religious scholars urged Iraqis to support militants waging holy war against the U.S.-led coalition forces as American troops prepared Saturday for a major assault on the insurgent hotbed of Fallujah. ...
Walk raises $23,000 for heart research (11/07/04)
About 100 people turned out for the 12th annual American Heart Walk at Capaha Park on Saturday. The event raised $23,000 for education programs and research on heart disease and stroke. Among businesses, Drury Inn raised the most with $4,428. The top Walker was Harold Bollinger, who raised about $900...
Southeast reaches .500 in OVC with comeback victory (11/07/04)
The Southeast Missouri State University volleyball team evened its Ohio Valley Conference record Saturday with a comeback win at Morehead State. Southeast lost the first two games 26-30 and 25-30, but won the next three 30-21, 30-23 and 15-9. Southeast improved to 7-7 in the OVC and 9-16 overall. Morehead is now 7-7 in the OVC and 8-18 overall...
Simple solutions (11/07/04)
This 38-year-old ranch-style home offers a functional layout By Tammy Raddle ~ Southeast Missourian Simplicity has its own beauty. That's true of homes, also. The basic ranch-style home is an example of that. It's about function: a simple floor plan that fits a family's needs...
Child choirs combine for Friday show (11/07/04)
Waving their arms in the air and jumping from side to side weren't part of any exercise routine for the dozens of children gathered last week in the Family Life Center at Centenary United Methodist Church. These children, part of "Kids Across Cape," were singing praises to God during a rehearsal for their upcoming musical performance at 7 p.m. Friday at the Arena Building...
Iraq postwar policy chief exits White House (11/07/04)
WASHINGTON -- The White House's director of postwar policy for Iraq, who was instrumental in helping to set up an interim government to lead that country until elections can be held, is stepping down. Robert Blackwill, a former ambassador to India, has overseen Iraq strategy at the National Security Council since mid-2003. He decided "some time ago" to depart government service after the presidential election, a White House official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said Saturday...
Southeast rally comes up short (11/07/04)
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Although Southeast Missouri State's football team has struggled this season, coach Tim Billings has never questioned his players' heart. Billings figures that attribute was clear for all to see Saturday night -- even though an amazing comeback fell just short as Tennessee State held on for a wild 38-36 homecoming triumph in front of 23,421 fans at The Coliseum...
Southeast puts on defensive display to open (11/07/04)
While the estimated 1,225 fans attending Southeast Missouri State University's men's basketball exhibition opener are not likely to confuse NAIA school Harris-Stowe with quality teams that litter Southeast's schedule like Southern Illinois and Murray State, Southeast's 90-40 victory was impressive none the less...
I-44 suspect loses bid for lower bond (11/07/04)
STEELVILLE, Mo. -- A judge has refused to reduce bond for one of two suspects in a freeway shooting that wounded an Indiana truck driver. Paul Murta, 18, of Leasburg, and Jeffrey Hubbard, 19, of Sullivan, were arrested Monday and jailed on $100,000 bond each...
Lewis, Clark re-enactors taking break (11/07/04)
ST. LOUIS -- Two centuries after Lewis and Clark were in the midst of their 8,000-mile trek through the uncharted West, re-enactors following the explorers' path have no plans to duplicate one thing -- spending winter in the wilds. Members of the Discovery Expedition of St. Charles -- the official re-enactment team -- will pass this winter at home...
Creating the perfect candidate (11/07/04)
WASHINGTON -- Wanted: a former altar boy from the Southwest who speaks Spanish, married into a rich Republican family from Ohio and revolutionized the Internet after working as a volunteer firefighter in Florida. Position: president of the United States...
Private spaceship designers given $10 million Ansari X Prize (11/07/04)
ST. LOUIS -- The designers of the first privately manned rocket to burst into space were handed a $10 million check Saturday, a prize designed to encourage technology that will open the heavens to tourists. SpaceShipOne designer Burt Rutan accepted the Ansari X Prize money, along with a 150-pound trophy, as a chase plane flew over the ceremony in a field adjacent to the St. Louis Science Center...
Loews theaters' high mark (11/07/04)
NEW YORK -- Elvis Presley was once fired as an usher at a Loews movie theater for punching out another usher, the story goes. As he returned years later, his face graced the silver screen. Barbra Streisand is believed to have seen her first movies at a Loews theater in Brooklyn...
Man steals cancer patient's identity (11/07/04)
SEATTLE -- A technician at a cancer center has been sentenced to 16 months in prison for stealing the identity of a gravely ill patient, who spent months trying to clear his name while the disease ravaged his body. The technician, Richard W. Gibson, 42, is the first person in the nation sentenced under a new law designed to protect patients' privacy, federal prosecutors said...
International contest aims to test, teach best snipers (11/07/04)
FORT BENNING, Ga. -- Cpl. Eugenio Mendoza, a young veteran of the Iraq war, had to carry his buddy for 50 yards, scale an 8-foot wall and crawl through a water-logged tunnel at the fourth International Sniper Competition, where the challenges are designed to simulate combat scenarios in Afghan-istan and Iraq...
Supporters project positive political future for Kerry (11/07/04)
WASHINGTON -- Like many presidential candidates before him, John Kerry must now decide what to do with the rest of his political life. Colleagues and presidential historians say they don't see the Democrat fading into political obscurity like the last Massachusetts politician who ran and lost, Michael Dukakis in 1988...
U.S.-Mexican border death count gets criticism (11/07/04)
SAN DIEGO -- Flying low over the Sonoran Desert, Border Patrol agents spotted a skeleton in the brush. The harsh terrain along the southern edge of Arizona is a busy trafficking corridor for illegal immigrants and the remains could have been from a person who died while trying to sneak into the United States. But busy Interstate 8 runs nearby and it also could have been a slain U.S. citizen, a suicide, a runaway...
Palestinian prime minister holds unity talks with Islamic group (11/07/04)
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip -- Palestinian Prime Minister Ahmed Qureia joined rival Palestinian groups in a call for unity Saturday, hoping they could work together to ensure calm and keep the Gaza Strip from plunging into chaos if Yasser Arafat dies. But in a sign of the challenges ahead, the Islamic militant group Hamas issued what it called an "urgent demand" for a formal role in Palestinian decision making in the post-Arafat era...
French now cite progress in Iran nuclear talks (11/07/04)
PARIS -- European diplomats have made "considerable progress" toward a provisional accord concerning Iran's nuclear program, France's Foreign Ministry said Saturday, despite earlier reports of a stalemate. The statement came after two days of talks in Paris aimed at persuading Tehran to stop developing technologies that could be used to make nuclear weapons...
Dutch murder site latest stage for debate over Islam in Europe (11/07/04)
AMSTERDAM, Netherlands -- A five-page letter pinned to the body of a Dutch filmmaker brutally murdered after making a movie critical of Islam called for Muslims to rise up against the "infidel enemies" in the West. Other messages -- later left at the sidewalk shrine where Theo van Gogh's throat was slashed -- dripped with equal venom against radical Islam. "Enemies live among us," read one missive in a bed of flowers, votive candles and crosses...
Rebels mount diversionary attack (11/07/04)
BAGHDAD, Iraq -- Facing a major assault in Fallujah, insurgents struck back Saturday with suicide car bombs, mortars and rockets across a wide swath of central Iraq, killing over 30 people and wounding more than 60 others, including nearly two dozen Americans...
French troops fight Ivory Coast soldiers in escalating civil w (11/07/04)
ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast -- French troops clashed with soldiers and angry mobs Saturday after Ivory Coast warplanes killed at least nine French peacekeepers and an American civilian in an airstrike -- mayhem that threatened to draw foreign troops deeper into the West African country's escalating civil war...
Perryville pleased just to get state meet experience (11/07/04)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Gain experience. That was the goal of both the Perryville girls and boys teams at Saturday's state cross country meet. Three seniors were joined by three juniors and a sophomore ran for the boys team. The girls team boasted two seniors, three juniors, a sophomore and a freshman...
Perryville seizes district title opportunity (11/07/04)
The Perryville football program had not won a district playoff game since 1999 entering this season. After moving down to Class 3 District 1 over the summer, Perryville on Friday earned its first state playoff appearance since 1998. The Pirates wrapped up a 3-0 district record with an improbable 47-41 triple-overtime victory against Dexter in the district championship game...
Tigers extend district reign (11/07/04)
Halfway through Saturday's Class 3 District 1 championship between Central and Poplar Bluff, things looked dim for the host Tigers. The Mules scored first, then overcame a one-goal deficit to a take the lead just before halftime. But in a span of three minutes, the top-seeded Tigers scored a pair of goals to win their fourth straight district title 4-3...
Notre Dame grabs another state trophy in Class 2 boys (11/07/04)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A lot of thanks was given at the state cross country meet Saturday at the Oak Hills Golf Center. Runners thanked their coaches, their parents and their fellow runners. Officials thanked everyone for coming out on the sunny day. And Notre Dame Coach Bill Davis thanked Ste. Genevieve's boys team...
Crusaders' win could be start of something big (11/07/04)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- It's either the perfect end or the perfect beginning to a fairy tale story. Last year, in its first year of existence, the Saxony Lutheran boys cross country team placed fourth in the Class 1 state championship race. This year, the Saxony boys won the Class 1 title Saturday at the Oak Hills Golf Center...
FanSpeak Nov7 (11/07/04)
Let Brad be Brad I THINK Missouri's Gary Pinkel is a pretty good head coach. He's recruited some good talent and has instilled discipline on the football team. However, I question his offensive philosophy. At best, Brad Smith is a marginal passer, yet he threw 56 times against Nebraska with little success. ...
Wittenborn 'gets it right' (11/07/04)
Every Sunday morning as I rise, I thank God for yet another day and then I open my door and pick up the Southeast Missourian. I quickly check over Speak Out and FanSpeak to read about someone who usually is not involved in education but who is all to quick to judge and comment on students, teachers and coaches in a most negative way...
Tigers tumble below .500 (11/07/04)
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Allen Webb's only play of the first half was an errant pitch that gave the ball back to Missouri one play after a Tigers' turnover. The backup quarterback didn't squander his next opportunity. Webb ignited a stagnant offense in the second half with two touchdown passes to help his team rally from an early 21-point deficit for a 35-24 victory Saturday...
Woods, Haas share lead at Tour Championship (11/07/04)
ATLANTA -- What used to be routine felt like a novelty to Tiger Woods. After four straight birdies on his way to a 5-under 65 at East Lake, the former No. 1 player in the world was introduced Saturday as one of the 54-hole leaders in the Tour Championship...
Illini ends skid at seven games with win vs. Hoosiers (11/07/04)
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Kelvin Hayden's interception set up Jon Beutjer's short touchdown pass with 30 seconds remaining, and Illinois rallied from a 19-point deficit to beat Indiana 26-22 Saturday, ending a 14-game Big Ten losing streak. Hayden grabbed the ball from the arms of Jahkeen Gilmore and ran it back 33 yards to Indiana's 30 with just under 4 minutes left. ...
Rams, Patriots battle for first time since Super Bowl (11/07/04)
ST. LOUIS -- The last time the St. Louis Rams and New England Patriots played, everything was at stake. In their heyday as the Greatest Show on Turf, the Rams were the oddsmakers' two-touchdown favorite in the 2002 Super Bowl. They were one of the biggest favorites to fall, losing 20-17 on Adam Vinatieri's 47-yard field goal as time expired...
Largest trees not always the ones to remove first (11/07/04)
Tree size is often mistakenly equated with age, and some people think removing those larger trees will release the young trees to grow. But in Ozark forests, according to Missouri Department of Conservation resource forester Jason Jensen, pole-sized oaks typically are just as old as the largest trees. ...
Squirrels, wildlife enjoy diverse menu (11/07/04)
What can a squirrel teach you? Plenty ... if you are observant. While sitting in a tree stand this past October, I noticed many squirrels eating dogwood and black gum berries. I spied between five and seven squirrels in any one tree, chomping away. This caught my interest because I had been chomping away recently on a fried squirrel dinner with biscuits and gravy. ...
Winans' recovery will be key for Southeast (11/07/04)
Coming off three straight down years, it's no doubt important that Southeast Missouri State University's basketball team gets off to at least a decent start. But that wasn't made any easier with the recent announcement that Derek Winans will probably miss at least the first few games of the season with a stress fracture in his leg...
Tweed weaves its way into more fashions (11/07/04)
This seemingly masculine fabric is showing up in clothing lines as accessories and athletic apparel for women. By Crystal Dempsey ~ Knight Ridder Newspapers Tweed -- that sturdy fabric often associated with horsy highbrows and stuffy literary types -- translates into nearly every facet of women's fashion this fall. ...
Flowers, fruits remain the favorite notes in new fragrances (11/07/04)
For long-lasting effect layer a fragrance over all your body, from the feet to the shoulders. By Samantha Critchell ~ The Associated Press NEW YORK -- The newest crop of fragrances focuses on flowery notes, ranging from the ever popular jasmine to rare orchids, and fruit smells, including grapefruit and apple...
Fragrance dos and don'ts (11/07/04)
Whatever new scent you choose, the trade group known as The Fragrance Foundation offers these tips: Keep fragrance safe from extreme cold and heat. Long exposure to strong sunlight or extremes in temperature can disturb the delicate balance of the fragrance and change its scent...
A game of 'wait and see' (11/07/04)
"It seemed like a three-way game of chicken," said ABC News analyst George Stephanopoulos. "Kerry didn't want to concede. Bush didn't want to claim victory until Kerry conceded, and he didn't want to claim victory until the networks gave it to him."...
Live from Dublin, DVD captures David Bowie's 'Reality Tour' (11/07/04)
David Bowie fans not lucky enough to catch him during his most recent world tour can witness the career-spanning spectacle on a new Sony DVD capturing his magnetic Dublin performance from last November. "David Bowie -- A Reality Tour" is minimally priced, and it unfortunately shows. The nominal non-plastic case is flimsy but accompanied by a booklet containing crisp concert photographs...
Cindy Koeberl (11/07/04)
ALTENBURG, Mo. -- Cindy Koeberl, 55, of Altenburg died Saturday, Nov. 6, 2004, at Arnold, Mo. She was born Sept. 18, 1949, at Chester, Ill., daughter of Wilbert "Pete" Sr. and Eileen Emmendorfer Leuders. Survivors include two daughters, Kristi Mueller of Altenburg, Candy Mueller of Arnold; six grandchildren...
Evelyn Welker (11/07/04)
Evelyn Welker, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Nov. 5, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born March 11, 1914, in Advance, Mo., daughter of Jake and Addie Mae Goff Flowers. She and Jacob B. Welker were married in 1935 in Advance. Welker was a maid at Sunny Hill and Marquette hotels, retiring in 1976...
Valeria Pecaut (11/07/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Valeria M. Pecaut, 77, of Perryville died Friday, Nov. 5, 2004, at Christian Hospital NE in St. Louis. She was born Feb. 1, 1927, in Perry County, daughter of Vincent and Helen Sauer Leible Sr. She and Clarence T. Pecaut Jr. were married April 12, 1947. He died Dec. 3, 2003...
Paul Childers (11/07/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Paul Childers, 65, of Sikeston died Friday, Nov. 5, 2004 at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Aug. 12, 1939, at Anniston, Mo., son of Ed and Joy Collins Childers. He and Dorothy Pike were married April 17, 1966, at East Prairie, Mo. She died Aug. 19, 1994. He and Mary "Cindy" Harlow were married Nov. 26, 1994, at Sikeston...
Dick Brazel (11/07/04)
Dick Brazel, 69, of Jackson died Saturday, Nov. 6, 2004, at home. He was born Jan. 24, 1935, in Fornfelt, Mo. son of Homer and Dorothy Beaird Brazel. He and Juanita Sparks were married Dec. 16, 1961, at Illmo, Mo. Brazel was a veteran having served in the U.S. ...
William Lambert (11/07/04)
William V. Lambert, 76, of Jackson died Saturday, Nov. 6, 2004, at his home. He was born Oct. 17, 1928 in Catron, Mo., son of Will and Lillian Johnson Lambert. He and Uldean Kincade were married Aug. 28, 1948, at Dexter, Mo. Lambert was a member of the Civil Air Patrol. He owned and operated Lambert Peach Orchard in Campbell, Mo. He was the past secretary of the Missouri Peach Merchandise Council and was a member of First Southern Baptist Church in Malden, Mo...
Births 11/7/04 (11/07/04)
Burton Daughter to Nathan Ottis Burton and Bonnie Sue Summers of Marble Hill, Mo., Southeast Missouri Hospital, 1:04 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30, 2004. Name, Audes Lynn. Weight, 6 pounds 10 ounces. Second child, first daughter. Ms. Summers is the daughter of Helen Summers of Marble Hill. Burton is the son of Shirley Bollinger of Marble Hill and Steve Burton of San Bernardino, Calif. He is employed at Elder Care of Marble Hill...
Hull-Basuel (11/07/04)
Heather LeAnn Hull and Joseph Artemio Basuel were married Dec. 27, 2003, at First Presbyterian Church in Jackson. The Rev. Grant F.C. Gillard performed the ceremony. Pianist was Jim Rhodes. The bride is the daughter of Robert and Jane Hull of Jackson. The groom is the son of Artemio and Excelsa Basuel of Highland, Ill...
Wissmann-Scheffer (11/07/04)
Bobbi Lynn Wissmann and Robert Martin Scheffer exchanged vows Oct. 2, 2004, at the Hill Church in Rockview, Mo. Robert Wright performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Paul and Margaret Wissmann of Fruitland. The groom is the son of Martin Scheffer of Randles and Kathy Mackey of Cape Girardeau...
Mize-Hale (11/07/04)
Heather Anne Mize and Matthew Lee Hale were married July 24, 2004, at First Baptist Church in Millersville. The Rev. Daniel Hale performed the ceremony. Pianist was Matt Yount and soloist was Robert Cox, both of Jackson. Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. James Mize of Cape Girardeau, and the Rev. and Mrs. Daniel Hale of Millersville...
Miller-Essner (11/07/04)
KELSO, Mo. -- Alison Marie Miller and Nathan Robert Essner were married July 3, 2004, at St. Francis Xavier College Church on the campus of St. Louis University. The Rev. Mark G. Boyer performed the ceremony. Lectors were Kristie Slinkard of Kelso, cousin of the groom, and Betty Campbell of Mascoutah, Ill., aunt of the bride. ...
Mueller-Toler (11/07/04)
Red Star Baptist Church was the setting June 5, 2004, for the wedding of Tamara Rae Mueller and Roy Allen Toler. Jim Matthews and Mike Triplett performed the ceremony. Organist was Dawn Dauer of Perryville, Mo., and soloist was Marvin Lawless of Jackson...
Becker-Propst (11/07/04)
Gary and Christine Becker of Jackson announce the engagement of their daughter, Jill Becker of Dexter, Mo., to Ryan Propst. He is the son of Rodney and Tammy Baremore of Sedgewickville, Mo. Becker is a graduate of Jackson High School, and received a bachelor of science degree from Missouri Southern State University. She is a physical education teacher at T.S. Hill Middle School in Dexter...
Cartrette- Fiehler (11/07/04)
Myles and Jennie Cartrette of Greenville, N.C., announce the engagement of their daughter, Victoria Nicole Cartrette, to Bradley Michael Fiehler, both of Huntersville, N.C. He is the son of Michael and Daphna Fiehler of Cape Girardeau. A Jan. 1 wedding is planned...
Heisserers mark 50 years (11/07/04)
Mr. and Mrs. Sylvester Heisserer of Cape Girardeau observed their 50th wedding anniversary Oct. 30, 2004. A Mass, dinner and dance was held at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Scott City. Heisserer and Alma Westrich were married Oct. 23, 1954, at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Kelso, Mo., by the Rev. Joseph Keusenkothen...
Beussinks celebrate 50th (11/07/04)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Mr. and Mrs. Paul Beussink of Advance celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Oct. 24, 2004, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Advance. The celebration was hosted by their sons and wives, Rick and Debbie Beussink and Randy and Chris Beussink...
Honor Roll - St. Mary Cathedral School (11/07/04)
A Honor Roll 6th grade -- Jessica Chinnadurai, Chelsea Farrow, Christy Ha, Jared James, Amanda Pleimann, Hanin Wadi. 7th grade -- Steven Boos, Meghan Dohgne, Cortney Farrow, Ryan Johnson, Derek Parker, Caitlin Simmons. 6th grade -- Lessley Dennington, Shapley Hunter, Ben Matthews, Elizabeth Rosenquist, Laura Schaefer, Shayla Tanner, Max Ulrich, Mary Beth Vollink, Noor Wadi, Natalie Williams...
Honor Roll - St. Augustine School (11/07/04)
A honor roll 8th grade -- Jenny Brant, Lucas Eeftink, Allie Job, Dillon Klaffer, Tracy Martin, Erika Reinagel, Matt Reinagel, Nick Reinagel, Cory Schlosser, Britney Schott, Leah Weissmueller. 7th grade -- Ashley Brant, Jeremy Essner, Alecia Glaus, Macy Heisserer, Nick Koeppel, Keith LeGrand, Brent McClain, Ambrea Moore, Brandon Peters, Jacob Seyer...
Honor Roll - Saxony Lutheran High School (11/07/04)
Honor roll with high distinction Tyson Koenig, Matthew Mueller, Scott Schwiesow. Honor roll with distinction Amanda Berry, Natalie Berry, Alisha Bonert, Benjamin Courtois, Deanna Dippold, Staci Floyd, Katie Kassel, Madison Klaus, Danielle Leible, Deanna Leible, Benjamin Meyr, Cara Mueller, Kory Mueller, Matthew Petzoldt, Keara Pringle, Jessica Reisenbichler...
Honor Roll - Meadow Heights Elementary School (11/07/04)
6th grade -- Kyle Angel, Ashley Bayliss, Anthony Bollinger, Calen Buerck, Caitlin Cook, Hattie Cook, Jacob Cook, Megan Davis, Eric Dennis, Heather Dietiker, Steven Evans, Michaela Haley, Taylor Hauck, Lindsey Jones, Trent Kiefer, Brittney Kirkpatrick, Baily Koyle, Christopher Marshall, Justin Masters, Jillian Mills, Mica Morse, Kendra Myers, LeAnna Reagan, Matthew Skaggs, Jessica Sudmeyer, Hailey Toombs, Steven Upchurch, Adam Walker, Kyle Whaley...
Police report 11/07/04 (11/07/04)
Cape Girardeau The following items were released by the Cape Girardeau Police Department. Arrests do not imply guilt. Arrests James Dean Hatchel, 51, no address given, was arrested on a Cape Girardeau warrant for a probation violation. Orlando L. Thomas, 32, 1621 N. First St., St. Louis, was arrested for a Cape Girardeau warrant for contempt of court...
Fire report 11/07/04 (11/07/04)
Cape Girardeau Firefighters responded to the following item on Thursday: At 3:08 p.m., gas odor at 221 S. Ellis St. Firefighters responded to the following items on Friday: At 1:33 a.m., emergency medical service in the 3000 block of Themis Street. At 1:54 a.m., fire alarm at 1710 N. Sprigg St...
Out of the past 11/7/04 (11/07/04)
25 years ago: Nov. 7, 1979 Cape Girardeau County voters, by about a three-to-one margin, passed a one-cent sales tax in yesterday's special election; county court officials are elated over the passage; County Court Associate Judge J. Ronald Fischer calls the victory "a landmark to county government in Cape County."...
Now get involved (11/07/04)
But it is not over. Over the last 40 years, ordinary Americans have become less and less involved in politics. Voter turnout consistently declined between 1960 and 2000. And in non-presidential years, less than 30 percent of eligible adults across America vote, much less volunteer to work on or donate money to campaigns...
Election reflections (11/07/04)
Now that the voters have decisively spoken, most of the lawyers have gone home and plans are being made to tackle important issues, here are some reflections on the 2004 election: The election process worked. After the 2000 elections and problems at some polling places this year, there was good reason to wonder if the outcome of the presidential race might be delayed for weeks. ...
Speak Out 11/7/04 (11/07/04)
Weeds along highway IS THE highway department ever going to mow Highway 74 between Cape Girardeau and Dutchtown? It was only mowed once this year and once last year. Weeds are head high in places. Speedy solution IN RESPONSE to the comment about the Truman solution for taking care of Osama bin Laden: You have no idea how many people agree with you. ...
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