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Area business gurus predict economy for 2005 (01/09/05)
A solid year, but not a stellar one. That's the conventional wisdom of some local business leaders who were asked to make predictions for 2005. They feel bullish on Southeast Missouri but hold reservations on the national front. Locally, there was much optimism that Republican governor-elect Matt Blunt would improve Missouri's abysmal business climate and hope that the legislature would address tort reform...
More than 1,000 players turn out for indoor soccer (01/09/05)
John Dodd became a soccer mom Saturday. The Marshall County man fixed his daughter Brianna's hair before her two soccer games at Houck Stadium as part of the 11th annual Saint Francis Indoor Soccer Tournament. "It's her first soccer tournament," he said...
Schools and churches finding ways to raise money for tsunami victims (01/09/05)
Area efforts to help victims of last month's tsunamis in Asia range from school drives to Sunday collections at churches. Notre Dame Regional High School students raised $5,600 by allowing students to wear plain clothes instead of uniforms in return for a donation. The money will help a Franciscan orphanage in Sri Lanka that, while undamaged by the tsunami, now houses 3,000 refugees...
Poker's revival gets a hand (01/09/05)
Eight people sit around a table, many of them nursing beers, nervously shuffling chips with their hands or coolly staring down their opponents. Some wear berets, baseball caps or sunglasses to keep others from reading their faces. Each one is trying desperately to fool everyone else...
Tulane- No. 1 on the schedule (01/09/05)
The Southeast Missouri State baseball team will have a chance to make a statement right off the bat this season. The first opponent also happens to be the No. 1 team in the nation in one preseason poll. Southeast will open its season Feb. 11 with the first game of a three-game, three-day series in New Orleans against Tulane, which was listed as the top team this week when Baseball America released its preseason poll...
Holden's turbulent term comes to end this week (01/09/05)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The title of Gov. Bob Holden's State of the State address one year ago was "Gateway to the Future." As of noon Monday, the administration of Missouri's 53rd chief executive will be relegated to the past. As the only Missouri governor ever defeated for renomination in a party primary election, Holden's four-year term might appear a failure to some. ...
Nation briefs 1/9/05 (01/09/05)
Ninth victim's body found from S.C. chemical spill; Senator's 2000 campaign finance director indicted
Wide open spaces (01/09/05)
A home in the country is special. It isn't just the bricks and decor that you fall in love with. It's the country setting too. The house at 4577 Route A in Uniontown, Mo., is one of those homes. It's a brick ranch home with a modern, open concept interior, but its one-acre setting with wide open spaces is equally important to its character...
Parents share daughter's detention (01/09/05)
PEARLAND, Texas -- Susan and Steven Manis say it was their fault their daughter was late for school so they shared her punishment -- spending an hour with her in detention. The couple says their 13-year-old daughter, Jessica Dunkley, was being unfairly punished for being late six times in October and November when the family's van wouldn't start...
Baby delivered during flight to hospital in Alaska (01/09/05)
KETCHIKAN, Alaska -- The term "airborne" took on a new meaning when a woman gave birth high above Southeast Alaska on a floatplane that was evacuating her after her labor began earlier then expected. The baby girl was delivered safely to Jenifer Chinuhuk aboard a Pacific Airways floatplane Sunday. Isabelle Chinuhuk weighed in at 5 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 19 1/4 inches long...
Southeast suffers disappointing loss (01/09/05)
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. -- Southeast Missouri State University coach B.J. Smith conceded that his team had a solid road trip to start Ohio Valley Conference play, but he also realized it could have been so much better. Southeast, which began its OVC schedule Thursday by winning at two-time defending regular-season champion Austin Peay, saw a 17-point lead early in the second half disappear Saturday, as preseason favorite Tennessee Tech posted an 80-78 victory...
Southeast falls to 0-2 in OVC (01/09/05)
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. -- Amadi McKenzie had been averaging five points per contest -- but he had the game of his young college basketball career Saturday night to break Southeast Missouri State University's heart. McKenzie, a Tennessee Tech freshman forward, scored 18 points and had a go-ahead three-point play with 14 second remaining as the Eagles squeezed out a 63-61 home-court victory...
Chase on Interstate 55 starts at Miner, ends at Perryville (01/09/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Three people were arrested following a police chase through Scott, Cape Girardeau and Perry counties Friday night. Shortly after 10 p.m., the Miner Police Department began the chase on Interstate 55 after the suspects' vehicle attempted to ram a Miner police car during a traffic stop. The Sikeston Department of Public Safety told Miner police of a possible suspect match to a previous armed robbery...
New Sudafed to help fight against meth (01/09/05)
A major drug manufacturer is producing a new cold medication that could make the number of methamphetamine crimes shrink and save police some headaches. A new form of Sudafed that does not contain pseudoephedrine is expected to be delivered to retailers across the country sometime in February. Pfizer Inc., which makes Sudafed, says it will market Sudafed PE as an alternative to the regular product...
Region digest 01/09/05 (01/09/05)
Cape prepares for street closures if river rises...
World briefs 1/9/05 (01/09/05)
Rescue workers find more bodies in Italy train wreck; Eleven killed in sectarian unrest in Pakistan city; Skirmishes bring end to unofficial truce in Aceh
Lake given new name (01/09/05)
LAKE STEVENS, Wash. -- Someone in the Census Bureau may be watching a little too much MTV. Bevis Lake, a 5.7-acre body of water in a forested area about 25 miles northeast of Seattle, is now appearing in Bureau records with a different name: Butthead Lake...
Last of old guard gone from Missouri's Senate (01/09/05)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- When term limits purged the House of Representatives of experience two years ago, the Senate still boasted several members whose legislative tenures spanned generations. As of last week, however, the institutional memory of those serving in the Missouri Legislature, with a handful of exceptions, goes back no further than 1999...
Few soldiers used new voting option (01/09/05)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Secretary of State Matt Blunt touted fax and e-mail balloting as options to make voting more accessible to military members in combat, but a statewide survey shows just a few dozen people used those options in the November election...
Woman gets 10 years for selling drugs at day care (01/09/05)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A Kansas City woman was sentenced to 10 years in prison for selling crack cocaine out of a day care center at her home. Valeriece D. Ealom, 36, was sentenced Friday, U.S. Attorney Todd P. Graves said. Ealom pleaded guilty in September to participating in a conspiracy to distribute 50 grams or more of crack cocaine. Some of the cocaine was found in her home while children were there under her care, Graves said...
2005 shaping up as hectic year for Supreme Court (01/09/05)
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court returns Monday with an ailing leader, pressure to rule quickly on the constitutionality of federal prison sentences and a slew of contentious issues to decide, from medical marijuana to Ten Commandment displays. The most immediate concern is the health of Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist, 80, who was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in October...
Gingrich criticizes Bush, open to presidential run (01/09/05)
WASHINGTON -- Newt Gingrich is taking steps toward a potential presidential bid in 2008 with a book criticizing President Bush's policies on Iraq and a tour of early campaign states. The former House speaker who led Republicans to power a decade ago said he soon will visit Iowa and New Hampshire to promote his book, try to influence public policy and keep his political options alive...
Town haunted by civil rights slaying (01/09/05)
PHILADELPHIA, Miss. -- Wilford Barrett, whose barbershop sits across the street from the county courthouse, thinks the 41-year-old slaying of three civil rights workers should stay where it is: in the past. "It's been so long ago," he said. "I wouldn't mess with it."...
Tsunami aid focus shifts to feeding (01/09/05)
BANDA ACEH, Indonesia -- Rescue workers pulled thousands more rotting corpses from the mud and debris of flattened towns along the Sumatran coast Saturday, two weeks after surging walls of water caused unprecedented destruction on the shores of the Indian Ocean. The death toll in 11 countries passed 150,000...
Palestinians hope for peaceful election today (01/09/05)
HEBRON, West Bank -- This weekend's election to replace Yasser Arafat has the potential to usher in the Arab world's first genuine democracy with a peaceful transfer of power that will augur well for the dream of a Palestinian state. The new Palestinian president -- widely expected to be Mahmoud Abbas -- doesn't have an easy job ahead of him...
Powell hears frank discussion of AIDS and sex in Africa (01/09/05)
NAIROBI, Kenya -- Promiscuity and other risky sexual behavior must change to stop the spread of AIDS in Africa, Secretary of State Colin Powell said Saturday. Young Kenyans, including an 11-year-old girl, had a frank discussion with Powell about promiscuity, resistance to condoms and the cultural expectation that young girls will have sex with much older men...
Bulldogs hold off Saxony Lutheran (01/09/05)
Notre Dame 55, Saxony Lutheran 44 SAXONY LUTHERAN 12 10 14 8 -- 44 NOTRE DAME 18 14 10 13 -- 55 SAXONY LUTHERAN (44) -- TIM LORENZ 15, CASEY PETZOLDT 7, ALEX JAUCH 6, LAUREN LUEDERS 7, TREY MAEVERS 3, GRANT LEHMANN 6. FG 17, FT 8-13, F 16 (3-POINTERS: LUEDERS 1, MAEVERS 1. FOULED OUT: LUEDERS)...
Jackson places second, Central takes eighth at wrestling meet (01/09/05)
The Jackson wrestling team finished second Saturday at the conclusion of he two-day Marquette Tournament in St. Louis County, while Central had six individual medalist. Liberty High School won the tournament. Blue Springs finished third, followed by Jefferson City and Eureka. Central finished eighth as a team...
Delta cruises to New Year's tournament championship (01/09/05)
The Delta girls basketball team used a suffocating defense to spark a second-half run Saturday against Greenville in the championship game of the Delta New Year's Tournament. The top-seeded Bobcats downed No. 2 Greenville 58-35 with an efficient second-half offense and by holding the Bears to 21 percent shooting...
Central falls to De Soto (01/09/05)
Eli Harris and Darnell Wilks have combined for about 18 rebounds a game this season for the Central boys basketball team. With both players lost indefinitely to injuries -- Harris was hurt Monday at Caruthersville and Wilks on Tuesday against Perryville -- the Tigers looked lost on the boards Saturday against De Soto in the 10th annual Tiger Shootout at Central...
FanSpeak 1/9/05 (01/09/05)
Turn up the radio; Jackson has built a winner; Lessons from the pros; Get fired up; A clean sweep ... again; You call that music?; Excellent analysis; Sleeper team was sleeping; Change on the way?
Singh hangs on to tourney lead (01/09/05)
KAPALUA, Hawaii -- Vijay Singh made 15 pars Saturday, not the kind of golf that would seem to keep him atop the leaderboard in the Mercedes Championships. One swing made the difference. With Jonathan Kaye and Ernie Els closing fast, Singh hit a 248-yard approach into 10 feet on the par-5 15th for an eagle that allowed him to shoot a 4-under 69 and keep the lead going into the final round of the season-opening tournament...
La Russa signs contract extension through 2007 (01/09/05)
ST. LOUIS -- Tony La Russa agreed to a three-year contract extension with the St. Louis Cardinals after taking them to their first World Series in 17 seasons. He also said Saturday that the Cardinals are close to a new contract for general manager Walt Jocketty...
Illinois escapes Purdue with win (01/09/05)
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Top-ranked Illinois found itself in an unfamiliar position heading into halftime at Purdue. The Illini were behind. Dee Brown made sure that didn't last long. After not taking a single shot in the first half, Brown scored all 14 of his points in the second half to lead the Illini to a 68-59 victory over Purdue on Saturday...
Missouri has an answer for Iowa State's spree (01/09/05)
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Missouri coach Quin Snyder dispensed with inspiration during a lengthy second-half drought and told his team it was soft. Shock treatment did the trick for the Tigers, who beat Iowa State 62-59 on Saturday in a Big 12 opener filled with huge momentum swings. Missouri survived a 12 1/2-minute span without a basket by ending the game on a 17-2 run...
Indianapolis, Denver meet for second week in a row (01/09/05)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Tony Dungy walked off the practice field and acknowledged the challenge. It's not just the playoff atmosphere that has tested his Indianapolis Colts, but also finding a fresh perspective on a tough task -- getting ready for Denver, again...
Division rivals Green Bay, Minnesota expect close one (01/09/05)
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Ryan Longwell expects today's showdown between the evenly matched Minnesota Vikings and Green Bay Packers to come down to a last-second field goal. And why not? Both times they played in the regular season, Green Bay won 34-31 on field goals by Longwell as time expired, capping impressive 2-minute drives by Brett Favre...
Jets eliminate Chargers with overtime field goal (01/09/05)
SAN DIEGO -- Chad Pennington's shoulder held up well enough to throw Marty Schottenheimer and the San Diego Chargers right out of the playoffs. Pennington, bothered for the last five games by a strained rotator cuff, moved New York into range for Doug Brien's 28-yard field goal with 5 seconds left in overtime and the Jets shocked the Chargers 20-17 in a wild-card game Saturday night...
Registration begins today for shooting classes (01/09/05)
Gun safety and safe shooting classes are being offered for ages 12 through 20 with certified instructors from the National Rifle Association conducting the classes. Registration begins 1 p.m. today at American Legion Post 63 in Cape Girardeau. For information, call 243-4133...
52 things you should do in the New Year (01/09/05)
Personal relationships and stress management 1 SAY NO. It's easy to overextend yourself between church and parent-teacher association commitments, not-for-profit volunteering and family. Take a break, and set priorities. If you're spread too thin, the quality of your work and sanity are likely to decline...
Book offers timeless advice worth using years later (01/09/05)
Here are some passages dubbed "Classic Spock" from the eighth edition of "Dr. Spock's Baby and Child Care": n Parenthood is an ideal guilt-generating business, and labor often delivers the first volley. I think this situation has come about in part because of the fantasy that everything has to be perfect for the child to do well. ...
Generations later, parents still heed Dr. Spock's advice (01/09/05)
NEW YORK -- Babies born today aren't much different from babies born in 1943, but the world they're born into has seen many changes. That's why the eighth edition of "Dr. Spock's Baby and Child Care" (Pocket Books) lists Dr. Robert Needlman's name right along with that of the late Dr. ...
Forget 'garden work' and think 'exercise' (01/09/05)
NEW MARKET, Va. -- If Jeffrey Restuccio were to draft a New Year's resolution for gardeners, it would be "garden to exercise and exercise to garden." Restuccio (ress-TOO-she-oh) is a fitness buff who preaches the gospel of aerobic gardening. That means engaging in low intensity, sustained workouts feeding on oxygen for energy. Aerobic exercise builds endurance, burns fat and strengthens the heart and lungs...
Stay in a Frank Lloyd Wright home (01/09/05)
WILLOUGHBY HILLS, Ohio -- If Fallingwater is Frank Lloyd Wright's greatest work, then a house he designed in this Cleveland suburb is one of his most livable. Owner Paul Penfield has opened up the Louis Penfield House to guests after spending four years restoring it to the iconic architect's original vision. It's one of three Wright houses in the country that allow Wright enthusiasts to spend the night. The other two Wright homes that permit guests are in Wisconsin...
Make a resolution to vacation in 2005 (01/09/05)
NEW YORK -- A two-week vacation? Ha! "For quite some time, the average leisure trip has been at four nights," said Cathy Keefe, spokeswoman for the Travel Industry of America, which surveys the travel habits of 300,000 households a year. "This shift toward shorter vacations has been happening for the last 20 to 30 years."...
Two cable networks devoted to military launch operations (01/09/05)
NEW YORK -- Ten-hut! When the Military Channel reports for duty Monday at 2000 hours, it will be a boon for armchair generals and fans of corporate warfare, too. The debut comes only five days after another network, the Military History Channel, began operating. Both are targeting much the same audience with a similar programming mix, and are bankrolled by two of the cable TV industry's biggest and most successful players...
Austrian fan plays Schwarzenegger in A&E movie (01/09/05)
GRAZ, Austria -- He's Austrian, he bears a striking resemblance to his hero and he's got bulging biceps. Who better to play Arnold Schwarzenegger in a U.S. made-for-TV movie than actor Roland Kickinger? Inspired by the Schwarzenegger film "Conan the Barbarian," Kickinger began bodybuilding in Vienna in the 1980s. Now he's starring as a young Schwarzenegger in "See Arnold Run," a film being made by the cable channel A&E and scheduled to debut at the end of January...
Births 1/9/05 (01/09/05)
Pendegraft Son to Dennis R. and Christy L. Pendegraft Jr. of Nixa, Mo., Saint Francis Medical Center, 3:07 p.m. Monday, Dec. 27, 2004. Name, Noah Bradley. Weight, 2 pounds 14 ounces. Third son. Mrs. Pendegraft is the former Christy Johnson, daughter of Don and Crystal Johnson of Murphysboro, Ill., and Debbie and Rusty Thompson of Evansville, Ill. Pendegraft is the son of Jay and Wilma Rose of Whitewater and Dennis Pendegraft Sr. of Fulton, Mo. He is a welder/fabricator...
Doris Cobaugh (01/09/05)
Doris Cobaugh, 71, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Jan. 8, 2005, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 26, 1933, at Lake Charles, La., daughter of Frank and Alberta Louise Miller Evans. Cobaugh was a corporal in the Marines during the Korean War, serving as a postal worker. She was employed as a recreational aide for Pine Crest State School in Pineville, La. She moved to Missouri in 1993...
Inez Sanford (01/09/05)
ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- Inez Sanford, 94, of St. Louis died Friday, Jan. 7, 2005, at Green Park Nursing Home in St. Louis. She was born April 26, 1910, at Kennett, Mo., daughter of Daniel and Eva Hearn Sanford. Sanford moved to St. Louis in 1948, where she worked in Libson Specialty Shop...
Viola Morrison (01/09/05)
Viola Witt Morrison, 89, of Kelso, Mo., died Friday, Jan. 7, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 27, 1915, at St. Louis, Mo., the daughter of the late Louis and Helen Loncaric Perhat. She and Stephen B. Witt were married July 17, 1943, at St. Louis. He preceded her in death on Dec. 6, 1980. She later married Lynnwood Morrison on Feb. 26, 1989, at Kelso. He preceded her in death on Jan. 2, 1999...
Bob Lewis (01/09/05)
PARMA, Mo. -- Bob W. Lewis, 78, of Parma died Saturday, Jan. 8, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 8, 1926, in Parma, son of the late Nathaniel and Ida Wilson Lewis. He and Earlene James were married May 27, 1946, in Piggott, Ark. She preceded him in death on Sept. 23, 1980...
Eugene Parsons (01/09/05)
Eugene Parsons, 53, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Jan. 8, 2005, at his home. He was born Sept. 15, 1951, at Ridgely, Tenn., son of Elmer and Velma Saulsberry Parsons. He and Martha Dunlap were married June 6, 1980, at Sikeston, Mo. Parsons was the owner of Eugene's Total Care Salon and Spa in Cape Girardeau and a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Cape Girardeau. He was a graduate of Shawnee High School in 1972 and the Cape Girardeau School of Beauty Culture in 1976...
Harriet Parker (01/09/05)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Harriet L. Parker, 93, of Cairo died Saturday, Jan. 8, 2005, at her home. She was born May 31, 1911, in Mounds, Ill., daughter of William and Birdie Murray Parker. Parker was a retired bookkeeper for Banks Grocery Co. in Cairo. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church...
Frank Ferguson (01/09/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Frank "Fergie" Ferguson, 71, of Perryville died Saturday, Jan. 8, 2005, at his home. He was born June 3, 1933, at St. Louis, son of Oscar and Stella Husky Ferguson. He and Brenda Heberlie were married Oct. 5, 1968. He was the owner/operator of Fergie's...
Gosnell-Pangborn (01/09/05)
Jill Gosnell and Wes Pangborn exchanged wedding vows Aug. 7, 2004, in an oceanfront setting at Jekyll Island, Ga. The Rev. James Kenney performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Jack and Jody Gosnell of Cape Girardeau. The groom is the son of Larry and Laurie Pangborn of St. Peters, Mo...
Hill-Johnson (01/09/05)
Megan Dawn Hill and Freddy Joe Johnson exchanged vows Nov. 13, 2004, at Randles General Baptist Church in Randles, Mo. Vyron Yount performed the ceremony. Parents of the bride are Tom and Belinda Moore of Randles and Greg Hill of Cape Girardeau. The groom is the son of Bill and Debbie Johnson of Delta...
Pletcher-Cook (01/09/05)
Laura Ann Pletcher and Dustin Oliver Cook were married Nov. 20, 2004, at First Church of the Nazarene. The Revs. Robert Aldrich and Jim Cooper performed the ceremony. Organist was Iris McElrath. Richard and Paula Pletcher of Cape Girardeau are parents of the bride. The groom is the son of Allen and Debby Cook of Scott City...
Raisch-McAuley (01/09/05)
Christina Kay Raisch and Christopher Ryan McAuley were married Dec. 11, 2004, at Wesley United Methodist Church in Fruitland. The Rev. Kevin Cawley performed the ceremony. Music was provided by Justin Province of Irondale, Mo. The bride is the daughter of John and Kay Raisch of Belgrade, Mo. Edgar and Ellen McAuley of Cape Girardeau are parents of the groom...
Suzuki-Schlitt (01/09/05)
Kimberley Toshiye Suzuki and Kenneth Lee Schlitt were united in marriage Oct. 9, 2004, at Grace United Methodist Church. The Rev. Scott Moon performed the ceremony. Music was provided by Meagan Edmonds of Cape Girardeau and a quintet string orchestra from Sikeston, Mo...
Scholl-Kohlfeld (01/09/05)
FROHNA, Mo. -- Gary and Peggy Scholl of Frohna announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelly Ann Scholl, to Jeremiah Lawrence Kohlfeld. He is the son of Larry and Karen Kohlfeld of Apple Creek, Mo. Scholl is a 1998 graduate of Perryville High School in Perryville, Mo. She received a bachelor of science degree in nursing from Southeast Missouri State University in 2002. She is a registered nurse at Sleep Analysts in Cape Girardeau...
Rodgers-Maevers (01/09/05)
Don and Linda Rodgers of Gordonville announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Fay Rodgers, to Kyle Benjamin Maevers of Altenburg, Mo. He is the son of Curtis Maevers of Jackson, and the late Teresa Maevers. Rodgers is a 2001 graduate of Jackson High School, and received an associate's degree of applied science from Metro Business College in 2004. She is employed at Kies Eye Center...
Shivelbine-Winkler (01/09/05)
Michael and Kathleen Shivelbine of Cape Girardeau announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth Shivelbine, to David Winkler, both of Kirkwood, Mo. He is the son of Dr. William and Carol Winkler of Janesville, Wis. Shivelbine is a 1997 graduate of Central High School, and received a bachelor of science degree from Truman State University in 2001. She is pursuing a Ph.D. in biology at St. Louis University...
Burrows-Schlosser (01/09/05)
Robert L. Burrows and Dale E. Burrows of Jackson announce the engagement of their daughter, Brooke Elizabeth Burrows, to Derrick Richard Schlosser. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Schlosser of Scott City. A May 21 wedding is planned at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Kelso, Mo...
Seyer- Schaefer (01/09/05)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Marvin and Karen Seyer of Chaffee announce the engagement of their daughter, Kerri Michelle Seyer, to Quinton D'Collins Schaefer. He is the son of Marcus and Vickie Schaefer of Benton, Mo. Seyer is a 2001 graduate of Kelly High School at Benton. She is employed in the insurance department at Cape Girardeau Surgical Clinic...
Yates-Hamm (01/09/05)
Mike and Carolynn Yates of Ironton, Mo., announce the engagement of their daughter, Wendee Leigh-Marie Yates, to John Louis Hamm. He is the son of George and Della Hamm of Scott City. Yates attended Mineral Area College and is a graduate of Southeast Missouri State University. She is a first grade teacher at Bonne Terre Elementary School in Bonne Terre, Mo...
Parcells married 40 years (01/09/05)
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Parcell of Lexington, N.C., observed their 40th wedding anniversary with a family celebration Dec. 24, 2004, at the home of Jane Grojean of Cape Girardeau, sister of Mrs. Parcell. Parcell and JoAnn Cantrell were married Sept. 6, 1964. They are formerly of Cape Girardeau...
Kesters observe 50 years (01/09/05)
Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Kester of Jackson celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Dec. 11, 2004, at New Bethel Baptist Church at Fruitland. The couple renewed their vows, with John Rhodes conducting the ceremony. About 90 guests attended the ceremony and dinner...
Fire report 01/09/04 (01/09/05)
Cape Girardeau Firefighters responded to the following calls Friday: * At 4:53 p.m., emergency medical service at 700 S. Sprigg St. * At 9:29 p.m., emergency medical service at 1300 Howell St. * At 10:17 p.m., emergency medical service at 3000 William St...
Police reports 1/9/05 (01/09/05)
Cape Girardeau The following items were released Saturday by the Cape Girardeau Police Department. Arrests do not imply guilt. DWI * Derek Joseph Radetic, 19, of 1554 Revlon Drive, received a summons for suspicion of driving while intoxicated. Arrests...
Out of the past 1/9/05 (01/09/05)
25 years ago: Jan. 9, 1980 Cape Girardeau County Coroner Harold G. Cobb, who has served as coroner for about eight months, has filed for election as coroner on the Democratic ticket; an unsuccessful candidate for that office in 1972, Cobb was appointed coroner by Gov. Joseph P. Teasdale last year after coroner Cecil D. Stroder resigned; also filing for office on the Democratic ticket is Doris Young, who is seeking the post of public administrator...
School funding (01/09/05)
How Missouri funds public education will be one of the toughest issues in the legislative session that began last week. The current system is broken. But that may be the only point regarding education funding on which there is consensus. Adding pressure to the school-funding situation is a statewide lawsuit brought by dozens of districts who want a judge to force the legislature to act. ...
Careful on limits (01/09/05)
Another factor that will have to be taken into account regarding school-funding in Missouri is the pledge by Republicans, who control the legislature and the governor's office, to avoid education dollars when withholding of appropriated funds is needed to keep spending within revenue limits...
Extra options available at Kelly HS (01/09/05)
To the editor: As a May 2004 graduate of Kelly High School, I chose not to leave in December despite my completion of the required credits. I continued my education with vocational courses and dual-credit classes through Southeast Missouri State University during my eighth semester...
Bush proposal is unconstitutional (01/09/05)
To the editor: Article X of the U.S. Constitution says: "The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people." That portion of our foundation document has long been dear to the Republican heart, especially as it applies to attempts to expand the federal government, and as part of their love of strict construction of the Constitution...
Speak Out 1/9/05 (01/09/05)
Term limits needed; Stop complaining; No need to complain; Not in our area
Speak Out 1/9/05 (01/09/05)
Help with flat tire; Ungrateful people; Move mail faster; Helping others; It's a money matter; Deeper in debt; It's up to residents; Don't be in a hurry; A pat on the back; Put them to work
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