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Stories from Sunday, April 17, 2005

Poorer but wiser (04/17/05)
Twenty-one years ago, Jill Janet's kindergarten class at Clippard Elementary was very different from the students she sees today. Today, there are more children from single-parent households, more non-English-speaking students and many more low-income students...
Biking accident on trail raises light safety issue (04/17/05)
When Dax Tobin took his bike out on the evening of April 9, he had no idea the ride would end as abruptly as it did. "I turned off on the trail -- not five seconds after that it felt like I hit a brick wall," said Tobin. The experienced cyclist was practicing for an upcoming triathlon and thought he would take a shortcut on the Cape La Croix Trail to get home, getting on the trail at Osage Park. It was dark, and Tobin's headlight was running out of batteries...
Girl Scouts award area role models (04/17/05)
Five women received the Girl Scouts of Otahki Council 2005 Women's Impact Award on Saturday for being community role models. Ilena Aslin, Dr. Betty Chong, Dr. Linda Godwin, Grace V. Hoover and Anita Meinz received the award at a ceremony at Dempster Hall on the Southeast Missouri State University campus. Godwin was unable to attend...
Saturday's raucous event raised at least $6,000 (04/17/05)
NEW HAMBURG, Mo. -- This was a loud and rowdy "Kow" town Saturday afternoon as hundreds played golf with tennis balls and oddly shaped and abnormally large clubs, all for the sake of the Kenny Rogers Children's Center and the Missouri Veterans Home...
Historical photos needed by April 29 (04/17/05)
The deadline for submitting photos for the "Scott County Faces and Places" and the "Bollinger County Faces and Places" history books to be published this year is April 29. Each book will contain 350 to 400 photos. More Sikeston photos are needed for the Scott County book, according to Carol Robert, special projects coordinator for the Southeast Missourian...
MoDOT director says governor's commission plan not necessary (04/17/05)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri's top transportation official says there is no need for a proposal sought by Gov. Matt Blunt that would expand the State Highways and Transportation Commission to include members who would represent specific interests...
Nation briefs 4/17/05 (04/17/05)
NASA robotic craft's mission ended early; Magnitude-5.1 quake strikes Southern Calif.; DeLay borrows $100,000 for re-election campaign
World briefs 4/17/05 (04/17/05)
Pakistan's president arrives in India for talks; Palestinian leader says elections will be on time; Sunni militants attack mosque in central Iraq
Long-distance doctors: Surgeon sees Internet as next frontier (04/17/05)
ST. LOUIS -- A St. Louis University professor envisions a network where a doctor can be called to take part in surgery over the Internet, use a laptop to position a microscope for a better view and even direct instruments remotely -- all at a location far from an operating room...
Activist St. Louis nun to start new career as head of U.N. group (04/17/05)
ST. LOUIS -- After more than three decades of working for social change in St. Louis, Sister Mary Ann McGivern is taking her activism to the global stage. The 63-year-old nun will be the director of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, a nongovernmental agency of the United Nations. That means leaving behind the city where she has worked for 33 years on behalf of the poor, the environment and world peace -- and was arrested six times for her demonstrating activities...
Bird park seen as way to boost Branson economy (04/17/05)
BRANSON WEST, Mo. -- A new sanctuary will offer a home to more than 120 exotic birds -- and, Stone County officials hope it will line the area's economic nest as well. Wings of the World Bird Park, which was scheduled to open Saturday, is on the 400-acre site of Talking Rocks Cavern...
Paths diverge for Lewis, Clark re-enactors (04/17/05)
ST. LOUIS -- Lewis has left Clark. But re-enactors insist the parting was an amicable one. Schoolteacher Scott Mandrell has portrayed Lewis with living history re-enactors at dozens of events related to the bicentennial of the explorations of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark...
Democrats complain about Blunt bus (04/17/05)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Five months after winning an election for which he traveled the state in a tour bus, Gov. Matt Blunt has yet to pay for the bus. The Missouri Democratic Party said Friday that it filed an ethics complaint alleging the bus -- owned by Blunt's new appointee to the state Highways and Transportation Commission, Mike Kehoe -- amounted to an in-kind campaign contribution and that Blunt had violated state law by not reporting it to the Ethics Commission...
Missouri Lottery worries budget cuts will hurt revenue (04/17/05)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The jackpot is still sizable, but for the first time in 13 years, Missouri's schools are expected to get less from the lottery than the previous year. The declining lottery sales coincide with state cuts to the lottery's promotional budget. Now, the House has approved even more lottery budget cuts, raising fears among the lottery's director and some legislators that sales -- and school funding -- will continue to suffer...
Grease to go (04/17/05)
DORA, Mo. -- As gas prices soar, some ingenious drivers are going somewhere other than the gas station to fill 'er up. They're headed to their favorite restaurant. That's right, people all over the country are converting their diesel engines to run on waste vegetable oil. The same stuff that bathed their crab Rangoon yesterday is powering their Volkswagen Jetta today. They're doing it for free, filling up their fuel tank with greasy gunk that restaurant owners are thrilled to give away...
Catching giant birds is man's specialty (04/17/05)
WICHITA, Kan. -- How do you catch a 125-pound, nearly 6-foot-tall emu running loose in your city? Get Ron Pitschmann. He knows how to subdue the flightless big birds from Australia. He showed that recently in the Wichita suburb of Bel Aire. Pitschmann will tell you to do it like this: Herd it. Tackle it from behind. Hold its legs together so it won't take off...
Defense spending still dominates, but money for diplomacy growing (04/17/05)
WASHINGTON-- President Bush has made spreading democracy and halting terrorism in other countries a priority, and at first glance his budgets have leaned more on defense than diplomacy to achieve that objective. But a close look at spending trends since the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, shows a growing reliance by the Bush administration and Congress on more than military might to accomplish that. Critics question whether the diplomatic spending is sufficient...
Columbus school officials could face charges along with students (04/17/05)
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The girl was led by the arm behind a stage curtain in the auditorium. There, witnesses said her lip was bloodied and she was sexually assaulted by a group of boys, an attack videotaped by one student and watched by more than a dozen others who came running as word spread...
Police believe they have found missing 13-year-old girl's body (04/17/05)
RUSKIN, Fla. -- Authorities said Saturday they were "almost positive" they have found the body of a missing 13-year-old girl after recovering a corpse from a pond that appeared to match her description down to her green arm cast. Hillsborough County Sheriff David Gee said the body was found about a half-mile from Sarah Michelle Lunde's home. Gee said the cast was apparent when the body was found; Sarah had a bright green half-cast from a left wrist injury...
Gonzales' low-key style in contrast to Ashcroft's (04/17/05)
WASHINGTON -- It has taken barely two months for the differences between Attorney General Alberto Gonzales and his predecessor, John Ashcroft, to come into clear view. Gonzales is decidedly more low-key and conciliatory than Ashcroft, who was seen even by some supporters as intransigent and too eager to grab the spotlight when it served him...
Dean- Schiavo case will be used against GOP in votes (04/17/05)
WASHINGTON -- Democratic National Committee chairman Howard Dean, who has accused congressional Republicans of "grandstanding" in the Terri Schiavo case, said his party will use it against the GOP in coming elections. "This is going to be an issue in 2006, and its going to be an issue in 2008 because we're going to have an ad with a picture of [House Majority Leader] Tom DeLay saying, 'Do you want this guy to decide whether you die or not? Or is that going to be up to your loved ones?"' Dean said in West Hollywood, Calif.. ...
Airport screeners perform poorly, reports say (04/17/05)
WASHINGTON -- Security at U.S. airports is no better under federal control than it was before the Sept. 11 attacks, a key House member says two government reports will conclude. The Government Accountability Office -- the investigative arm of Congress -- and the Homeland Security Department's inspector general are expected to soon release their findings on the performance of Transportation Security Administration screeners...
G-7 finance chiefs pledge action on oil (04/17/05)
WASHINGTON -- The world's most exclusive financial club sought to project an air of confidence on the heels of unsettling economic developments -- a stomach-churning drop on Wall Street and gyrating global energy prices. But Treasury Secretary John Snow, Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan and their colleagues may find it takes more than words to lower the risks to the world economy...
'Manifesto' offers insights into Eric Rudolph's mind (04/17/05)
Eric Rudolph's "manifesto" is 11 pages of hate, intolerance and self-justification. Sometimes eloquent, often blunt, it is at once an attempt to influence history and a thinly veiled call to arms. And to those who tracked the serial bomber and whose lives he shattered, it may be the only window they will ever get into the mind of a man who was once at the top of the FBI's most wanted list...
Prom limo chauffeur cited for drunken driving (04/17/05)
WINTER SPRINGS, Fla. -- Ten teens hired a limo so they'd get to their prom all in one piece -- but ended up helping bust their chauffeur on drunken driving charges. Patrick Curley, a senior at Winter Springs High School, used his cell phone to call home Saturday and told his parents the driver had ignored stop signs, cut off other vehicles and veered onto the wrong side of the road. ...
U.S. commander sees near-collapse of waning Taliban within year (04/17/05)
KABUL, Afghanistan -- America's senior military commander in Afghanistan warned Saturday that Taliban-linked terrorists might launch a large-scale attack in coming months in a desperate attempt to reverse their waning fortunes. But Lt. Gen. David Barno predicted the near-total collapse of the Taliban within a year...
In television address, Ecuadorean president calls off state of emergency (04/17/05)
QUITO, Ecuador -- Ecuador's president called off a state of emergency in the capital on Saturday -- less than 24 hours after imposing it -- as thousands of Ecuadoreans defied his ban on demonstrations and demanded his resignation. Speaking on national television, President Lucio Gutierrez said he was annulling the decree he had imposed Friday night suspending civil liberties because he had "obtained the principal objective, which is the dismissal of the Supreme Court."...
Anti-Japanese protesters rampage in China (04/17/05)
SHANGHAI, China -- About 20,000 anti-Japanese protesters -- some shouting "kill the Japanese" -- rampaged through Shanghai on Saturday, stoning Japan's consulate and smashing cars and shops in protest over Tokyo's bid for a permanent U.N. Security Council seat and perceived whitewashing of wartime atrocities...
U.N. Security Council ends Haiti visit after week of violence (04/17/05)
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- Saturday was the final day of a fact-finding trip to Haiti by the U.N. Security Council, a four-day mission marked by bloody fighting between peacekeepers, police and armed gangs, underscoring the challenge of bringing peace to the hemisphere's poorest country...
Italian scientists say second horse has been cloned (04/17/05)
ROME -- Italian scientists said they have created their second cloned horse -- produced from the DNA of a thoroughbred Arabian gelding race champion. The foal, named Pieraz-Cryozootech-Stallion, was born Feb. 25, weighed 93 pounds and was "in excellent health," said scientists at the Laboratory of Reproductive Technology in the northern Italian city of Cremona...
Oak Ride tourney title game suspended due to darkness (04/17/05)
The champion of the Oak Ridge Baseball Tournament will have to wait to be crowned. Darkness causing the championship game on Saturday to be suspended after three innings. St. Vincent led 11-3 over Leopold after three innings. The championship game will be completed before the regular-season game between the two teams May 12 at Leopold...
Redhawks knock Samford out of OVC's top spot (04/17/05)
Southeast Missouri State softball coach Lana Richmond couldn't have asked much more from her surging team Saturday afternoon. The Redhawks clicked in virtually all phases as they extended their Ohio Valley Conference winning streak to six games by sweeping a doubleheader from visiting Samford, 7-0 and 2-1...
Southeast track and field Knippen leads Redhawks in meet (04/17/05)
STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Led by Brian Knippen's winning shot put, Southeast Missouri State's track and field teams had numerous strong performances during Saturday's Mississippi State Invitational. Knippen's distance of 58 feet, 2 1/2 inches is the third-best in school history. He also cracked Southeast's all-time top-10 list in the discus by placing second with 163-8...
Defense dominates in Tigers' annual spring game (04/17/05)
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Missouri's new spread offense still has some kinks to work out. Quarterback Brad Smith's first three series with the No. 1 unit produced only one first down, setting the tone for a dominating day by the defense in the annual Black and Gold game on Saturday. Smith picked up two first downs, one with the benefit of a pass interference call, in his fourth series, before Tony Temple lost a fumble after a reception...
The man behind the music (04/17/05)
Fans attending Southeast Missouri State home baseball games -- not to mention players and coaches -- often leave Capaha Park raving about the impressive organ tunes that can be heard virtually nonstop. The young man behind the music appreciates all the accolades...
Southeast foiled by backup catcher's home run in the final inning (04/17/05)
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. -- A walk-off home run by a backup catcher hitting well under .200 prevented Southeast Missouri State from a shot at its first Ohio Valley Conference doubleheader sweep of the year. After the Redhawks (13-20, 4-7) won Saturday's opener 6-4, Jeremy Cabbage drilled a two-run homer in the bottom of the seventh inning of the nightcap to provide host Austin Peay (20-14, 6-5) a 5-3 victory...
Note of thanks (04/17/05)
We would like to thank the Jackson High School baseball teams and coaches for the baseball caps and for wearing the initials J.S. and the No. 31 on their helmets in honor of our son, Jason. We deeply appreciate the continued respect to Jason, and we also want to thank you for all the support you have given us throughout the year...
FanSpeak 4/17/05 (04/17/05)
Silence is golden; Boo for beer nights; We stand corrected; Mind your Wheaties; Congrats to Bard; Scheduling query
Rolen finds groove in Cardinals' win (04/17/05)
MILWAUKEE -- Scott Rolen is convinced he has found his swing. Rolen snapped out of an early-season slump with a two-run homer and two singles, leading the Cardinals over the Milwaukee Brewers 5-3 Saturday. "I feel like I found something, I hope," said Rolen, who started the season 4-for-32. "I felt like I was seeing the ball a little better and I felt like I could duplicate what I'm doing tomorrow."...
Ward wins LPGA event (04/17/05)
Wendy Ward kept her cool and her touch around the greens Saturday for a wire-to-wire win in the Takefuji Classic, her first victory in nearly four years. Ward closed with a 5-under 67 to hold off the charging Lorena Ochoa by two shots with a 16-under 200 total on The Las Vegas Country Club course...
Woods wins Bassbusters club stop at Lake Kinkaid (04/17/05)
Mike Woods of Jackson won the Bassbusters of Southeast Missouri bass fishing tournament on April 9 at Lake Kinkaid in southern Illinois. Woods reported catching his fish on a Southern Pro Piching Tube in less than 3 feet of water on old road beds in small coves and cuts...
Apple Creek Shooting Range to close for repairs (04/17/05)
The Apple Creek Shooting Range's rifle and pistol range will be closed beginning Monday for major repairs to the shooting berms. During the closure, the 50-yard berm will be refaced and the 100-yard berm reconstructed. "The Apple Creek Shooting Range is the most highly used range in Southeast Missouri, and with more use, comes more wear and tear," said Dee Dee Dockins, outdoor skills specialist for the Missouri Conservation Department. ...
OVC series win would be step in right direction for Redhawks (04/17/05)
It so far has been a disappointing season for Southeast Missouri State's baseball team -- and there really is no other way to slice things. Hopes were extremely high for the Redhawks entering the campaign, as they returned many of the key players from last year's squad that finished strong while also adding some key newcomers...
Affordable charm (04/17/05)
The house at 939 West Adams in Jackson is a cute 1 1/2-story home with buttery yellow vinyl siding and white gingerbread trim. Outside and inside, it's what Grandma would have called "cute as a button." Plus, it's affordable -- currently listed at just $79,900. An open house is being held there today from 1 to 3 p.m...
Retirement on wheels (04/17/05)
Choosing to live the rest of life in an RV offers freedoms -- some easier to embrace than others The Rev. Peter Rupprecht likes to say he has a huge back yard. "It's coast to coast, and I don't have to mow it," he said. The world is Rupprecht's back yard, because he and his wife, Deborah, have joined with thousands of Americans who have downsized their lives and taken to the road, living in a recreational vehicle -- either a trailer, a self-contained motor coach, or a fifth-wheeler (so called because it has a gooseneck hitch that connects to a heavy-duty pickup truck like a fifth wheel). ...
Documentary takes look at forgotten fights of boxer Emile Griffith (04/17/05)
NEW YORK -- It was March 24, 1962. Emile Griffith and Benny "Kid" Paret were inside the ring at Madison Square Garden, waiting for the bell, ready to fight for the championship of the world. In their Brooklyn apartment, 12-year-old Dan Klores and his father sat together in front of their television, eagerly anticipating the third in a series of bitter grudge bouts between the welterweights. ...
Hip-hop guru mixing rap, yoga (04/17/05)
NEW YORK -- As country is to line-dancing, rap is to ... yoga? Hip-hop guru Russell Simmons has entered the fitness world with the release of a yoga video set to rap beats. "Russell Simmons Presents Yoga Live" is an otherwise traditional instructional video that teaches the basics of yoga postures and breathing...
Ella Corbin (04/17/05)
ST. LOUIS -- Ella Dee Wampler Corbin, 85, of St. Louis, formerly of Whitewater, died Friday, April 15, 2005, at Cedar Hill Manor in Cedar Hill, Mo. She was born April 27, 1919, at Crump, to the late Omer Otis and Ora Virgil Crump Wampler. She was married to the late Kenneth E. Corbin on Jan. 29, 1944. He preceded her in death on Sept. 7, 1989...
James Phillips (04/17/05)
MANCHESTER, Tenn. -- James Lawson Phillips, 79, of Manchester died Saturday, April 16, 2005, at St. Thomas Hospital. He was born April 9, 1926, in Osceola, Ark. He was a member of the Flintville Church of Christ and a U.S. Navy veteran. Survivors include his wife, Mabel; four sons, James Phillips Jr. ...
Milton Dickmann (04/17/05)
FRIEDHEIM, Mo. -- Milton Charles Dickmann, 85, of Winter Haven, Fla., died Thursday, April 14, 2005, at Winter Haven Health and Rehab. He was born April 1, 1920, at Friedheim, son of Arthur H. and Hulda R. Springer Dickmann. He and Leila O. Bergman were married Nov. 25, 1945. She died March 12, 1996...
Javon Buxton (04/17/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Javon Buxton, 26, of Sikeston died Thursday, April 14, 2005, as the result of a vehicle falling from a jack. He was born May 3, 1978, in Chaffee, Mo., son of Ella Buxton and Michael Baker. Survivors include his parents, both of Sikeston; a daughter, Alandrae Applewhite of Cape Girardeau; a son, Javon Betts of Indiana; three sisters, Monique Franklin and Sheanell Hodges of Sikeston, Amy Bonnee of Tulsa, Okla.; five brothers, Michael Buxton and Mandell Brandy of Sikeston, Stephan Lesure of Milwaukee, Wis., Johnathon White of Tulsa, Reganald Pearson of Commerce, Mo.; and his paternal grandmother, Shirley McCellan of Sikeston.. ...
Dorotha Wilson (04/17/05)
Dorotha "Dorothy" A. Wilson, 86, of Stonefort, Ill. died Saturday, April 16, 2005, at Ratcliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 15, 1918, near Malden, Mo., daughter of Edward and Nettie May Riley Walls. She and Johnnie B. Wilson were married Nov. 2, 1933 at Parma, Mo. He died Feb. 13, 1986...
Nadine Fitzgerald (04/17/05)
Nadine Vera Fitzgerald, 84, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Wednesday, April 13, 2005, at St. Paul Health Center in San Diego, Calif. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel.
William Woods (04/17/05)
BERTRAND, Mo. --William Theodore "W.T." "Dub" Woods, 84, died Friday, April 15, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born May 12, 1921, at Essex, Mo., son of William Theodore Sr. and Florence Jane Pitts Woods. He and Billie V. Brown were married June 26, 1976...
Kenneth Howell (04/17/05)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Kenneth Howell, 62, of Poplar Bluff died Friday, April 15, 2005, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. He was born April 21, 1942, at Fourteen Bend, Mo. He and Cynthia Prill were married June 18, 1977, in Jackson. Howell retired from the Missouri State Highway Patrol in 1995 after 28 years of service. ...
Emmet Free (04/17/05)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Emmet Free, 82 of Chaffee died Saturday, April 16, 2005 at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Births 4/17/05 (04/17/05)
Sparks; Johnson; Tehandon; Hemingway; Smith; Stout
Zschille-Peters (04/17/05)
Anna Christine Zschille and Keith Matthew Peters were married Sept. 18, 2004, at St. Francis Xavier College Church in St. Louis. The Revs. Sam Roethemeyer and Michael Doody performed the ceremony. Soloist was Steve Stenger of St. Louis. The bride is the daughter of Bob and Debi Brown of Jackson and Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Zschille of Sedgewickville, Mo. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Peters of Shrewsbury, Mo...
Davis-Douglass (04/17/05)
Joanna Davis and Brooks P. Douglass Jr. were united in marriage Feb. 12, 2005, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Jackson, Tenn. The Rev. David Graham performed the ceremony. Reader was Temple Yancey of Hannibal, Mo. Classical guitarist was John Ross of Memphis, Tenn., and vocalist was Pam Haynes of Jackson, Tenn...
Fisher-Sargent (04/17/05)
Heather Renee Fisher and Travis William Sargent were married June 19, 2004, at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Arcadia, Calif. The Rev. Roger Sonnenberg performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Rex and Peggy Fisher of Glendora, Calif. The groom is the son of the Rev. William E. Sargent of Lowndes, Mo., and the late Mary Sue Sargent...
Canion-Pacelli (04/17/05)
Katy Love Canion and Joseph Anthony Pacelli Jr. were married July 31, 2004, at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Columbus, Miss. The Rev. Robert Seney performed the ceremony. Readers were Gina Misson of Middletown, N.J., Lisa Cieri of Matawan, N.J., and Christina Larkins of Lincroft, N.J., sisters of the groom...
Frank-Castens (04/17/05)
Jaymie Kay Frank and Christopher Alan Castens were married Nov. 20, 2004, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Alton, Ill. The Rev. Chris Uhl performed the ceremony. Organist was Ken Conrady and soloist was Jama Westbrook, both of Alton. The bride is the daughter of Joe David and Kay Frank of Jackson. The groom is the son of Gary Castens of St. Louis and Linda Castens of Edwardsville, Ill...
Waddle-Beal (04/17/05)
Michelle Krysteen Waddle and Steven Charles Beal exchanged vows April 5, 2005, in Montego Bay, Jamaica. The Rev. Dudley Hamilton performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Michael Waddle of Whitewater and Sandra Fann of Jackson. The groom is the son of Gary and Frances Beal of Marble Hill, Mo...
Holder-Bisher (04/17/05)
Donna Holder and Alan Bisher were married March 26, 2005, at First Assembly of God Church in Jackson. The Rev. Dean Heady performed the ceremony. Soloist was Hunter Hendrickson and vocalists were Roger Blankenship and Jennifer Henson. The groom played drums with the church band...
Clampitt- Day (04/17/05)
FROHNA, Mo. -- Thomas and Gail Clampitt of Frohna announce the engagement of their daughter, Gwendolyn Clampitt, to Joseph Day. He is the son of Johnny Day and Erma Day of Nevada, Mo. Clampitt is a 2001 graduate of Jefferson Community College. She is employed at MidAmerica Hotels Corp...
Hinkebein-Anderson (04/17/05)
Tom and Sharon Hinkebein of Jackson announce the engagement of their daughter, Kendra Nichole Hinkebein, to Mark David Anderson. He is the son of Brian and Diane Anderson of Jackson. Hinkebein expects to receive a bachelor's degree in nursing from Southeast Missouri State University in December. She is employed in the nurse residency program at Southeast Missouri Hospital...
Mason-Aldrete (04/17/05)
David and Linda Mason of Scott City announce the engagement of their daughter, Kara Lovia Mason of Overland Park, Kan., to Javier Francisco Aldrete. He is the son of Epigmenio and Maria Aldrete of Kansas City, Mo. Mason is a 1997 graduate of Notre Dame High School, and received a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 2001. She is a graphic artist at Stouse Inc...
Kelly-Hornback (04/17/05)
Jody Kelly of Cranston, R.I., and Peter Kelly of Kirksville, Mo., announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachel Cathleen Kelly, to John Alexander Hornback. He is the son of Richard Hornback of Leavenworth, Kan., and Leslie Browse of Shingletown, Calif...
Crites-Nenninger (04/17/05)
Gale and Sandy Crites of Jackson announce the engagement of their daughter, Andrea Crites, to Corey Nenninger. He is the son of Cyril and Catherine Nenninger of Leopold, Mo. Crites is a 1994 graduate of Jackson High School, and received a bachelor of science degree in social work in 1998. She is employed at Cultural Exchange Network in Jackson...
Pounds-Williams (04/17/05)
J.B. and Juanita Pounds of Cape Girardeau announce the engagement of their daughter, Anita Tonnette Pounds, to Frentress James Williams Jr. He is the son of Frentress and Sandra Williams Sr. of Charleston, Mo. Pounds is a 1999 graduate of South Pemiscot High School, and a 2002 graduate of the practical nursing program at Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center. She is a licensed practical nurse at the Lutheran Home...
McNabb- Hornback (04/17/05)
Scott and Edna McNabb of Munford, Tenn., announce the engagement of their daughter, Stephanie McNabb, to Rhett Hornback, both of Belleville, Ill. He is the son of Joe Hornback of Jackson and Kimberly Hornback of Cape Girardeau. McNabb is a 2003 graduate of Munford High School...
Bliss-Rouggly (04/17/05)
Brian and Sherry Bliss of Carthage, Ill., announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather Bliss of St. Louis, to Jared Rouggly of Florissant, Mo. He is the son of Mike and Cindy Rouggly of Jackson. Bliss received a degree in medical massage science from Missouri College in St. Louis. She is a massage therapist at Central Clayton Chiropractic in Clayton, Mo...
Miers celebrate 40th event (04/17/05)
Mr. and Mrs. Jim E. Mier of Friedheim celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary with a reception March 20, 2005, at Heartland Banquet Hall in Jackson. Hosts were their daughters. Mier and Janie Thomure were married March 21, 1965, at Gospel Assembly Church in Cape Girardeau, by the Rev. Charles Lirely. Their attendants were Mary Wren and Larry Mier, brother of the groom...
Scott City High School (04/17/05)
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Police reports 4/17/05 (04/17/05)
Cape Girardeau The Cape Girardeau Police Department released the following items Saturday. Arrests do not imply guilt. Arrests * Steven James, no age given, Rural Route 1 Box 328, McClure, Ill., was arrested on suspicion of leaving the scene of an accident...
Out of the past 4/17/05 (04/17/05)
25 years ago: April 17, 1980 City officials are expressing dismay today over the traffic signal and intersection reconstruction bids which were opened at last night's city council meeting; the three bids ranged from $130,000 to $200,000 above the cost estimated by the project's consulting engineer...
Changing the charter (04/17/05)
A committee being formed to review Cape Girardeau's city charter will find plenty of useful topics to consider. Among those mentioned so far are the need for an ethics commission, the procedure for raising fees and taxes without a vote, the city's ward system, uncontested elections and filling council vacancies. Other items surely will surface once the committee begins to meet...
A bit of sanity when I needed it (04/17/05)
To the editor: My first job ever was as a curb hop at Wimpy's. Bill Lewis was my immediate supervisor. Taking a gangly teenager and teaching me how to have good work ethics and how to save a nickel I credit to Bill. After joining the Marines in 1959, I always made it a point to visit Bill. He was a little sanity and stability when I needed it. I will miss him a lot...
Speak Out 4/17/05 (04/17/05)
Small piece of pie; Guaranteed income; Fight back; Voting numbers; Good story; Time to move on; Can't afford taxes; Saints by comparison; Crime must be down; Recycling hours; Flags honor patrolman; What was elaborate?; We want more; Reasons to vote no; Debris in creek; Classrooms for basics; Fresh-air approach; Town's foundation; Recycling plastic; No support, no school
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