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Stories from Sunday, July 3, 2005

Sons of the American Revolution displays flag collection downtown (07/03/05)
The Allen Laws Oliver chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution displayed its collection of 27 U.S. flags, depicting changes in design as the country grew, at Murtaugh Park on Saturday. The local SAR group, chartered in 1989, has 24 members. It meets every first Saturday of the month at the Red House Interpretive Center, across from Murtaugh Park, to discuss history with visitors and assist individuals who are researching family trees. ...
State lawmakers on KRCU's 'Going Public' (07/03/05)
State Sen. Jason Crowell and state Rep. Nathan Cooper will be featured Sunday on KRCU's "Going Public" radio show. The two Cape Girardeau lawmakers will be interviewed about current events that affect the Southeast Missouri area. The public affairs show will be broadcast at 3 p.m. on 90.9 FM, the region's Public Radio affiliate station...
Region digest 07/03/05 (07/03/05)
Two injured in I-55 accident near Benton BENTON, Mo. -- Two people sustained moderate injuries early Saturday morning after a one-vehicle accident about 2 miles south of Benton. Ruthie Frizeel, 62, and Sammy Frizell, 55, of Waterloo, Iowa, were driving on Interstate 55 when their vehicle ran off the road and overturned in the median. Both were taken to Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau...
Interchange project a long time coming (07/03/05)
Handshakes. Smiles. And laughs. Two current mayors, a couple of lawyers, a few engineers and other elected and appointed officials both past and present patted each other on the back Wednesday afternoon for reaching a monumental and unprecedented compromise that will bring another interstate interchange to the region...
Red Cross asks residents for help with blood shortage (07/03/05)
Supply often runs low in summer, when people are on vacation and forget to donate. With the Fourth of July approaching, the American Red Cross is asking people to take a break from the festivities and roll up their sleeves to help curb a seasonal blood shortage...
Target aims for bigger store at Cape site (07/03/05)
Plans show the retailer intends to add more than 10,000 square feet to the outlet on Siemers Drive. The retailing giant with the red and white bull's-eye logo is planning to give Cape Girardeau area shoppers a bigger Target. Through a spokeswoman, Minneapolis-based Target Corp. has confirmed its plans to expand the store at 202 Siemers Drive, but would offer no further details...
Judges worry about waning respect for courts (07/03/05)
The outgoing state chief justice said he doesn't believe activist judges exist. JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A Latin inscription on the facade of the Missouri Supreme Court Building translates into English as "To speak the law but not to make it." New state Chief Justice Michael Wolff said that simple doctrine on the role of the judiciary and the limits of its authority is one judges take to heart...
Three Rivers, SEMO square off in Bootheel (07/03/05)
Three Rivers will open six education centers in August; three will go head to head with Southeast's. A bitter feud between Three Rivers Community College and Southeast Missouri State University has prompted Three Rivers to launch its own higher education centers as the two schools aggressively compete for students in the Bootheel...
Lawsuit expands as St. Louis plans new homeless center (07/03/05)
ST. LOUIS -- A lawsuit alleging that the rights of the city's homeless were violated has been expanded to include twice as many homeless people and several more defendants, a newspaper reported Saturday. Two law schools along with the local American Civil Liberties Union and Legal Services of Eastern Missouri on Friday expanded their federal lawsuit against the city and Police Board on behalf of some of the city's homeless, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported...
Boy falls to death from carnival ride (07/03/05)
HIGHLAND, Ind. -- A 9-year-old boy died after falling more than 25 feet from the gondola of a rotating carnival ride during a Fourth of July festival at a town park. "Rider error, operator error, equipment failure -- we don't know at this point," Highland police chief Peter Hojnicki said. "His death was caused by unknown reasons."...
Lobbyist pleads guilty to lying to federal agents (07/03/05)
Bill Waris admitted making a false statement to FBI agents on March 12, 2004. KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Lobbyist Bill Waris pleaded guilty in federal court Saturday to lying to federal agents, allowing him to avoid an upcoming trial that could have featured some big names in Missouri politics...
Feds increasingly classify government reports (07/03/05)
WASHINGTON -- The federal government reports that the number of documents being classified jumped 10 percent last year to 15.6 million. The numbers come from the Information Security Oversight Office in its latest annual report to the president. ...
Growing world economic powers knocking at Group of Eight's door (07/03/05)
WASHINGTON -- The exclusive club of world leaders known as the Group of Eight has an identity crisis. It often is described as a collection of the richest countries or largest industrial democracies. It is neither. The partnership is under pressure to open the door to new members; China, India and South Korea come to mind. Doing so would reflect the rapidly changing global economy and maintain the strategic role for which the group was organized in the first place...
Bush faces pivotal choices in Supreme Court nominee (07/03/05)
Legal experts on both sides speculate that the president will name the attorney general to the Supreme Court. WASHINGTON -- President Bush could rein the court to the right by nominating a bedrock conservative to replace the retiring Justice Sandra Day O'Connor...
Missing Idaho girl found in restaurant in hometown (07/03/05)
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho -- More than six weeks after she disappeared from a home where family members were bludgeoned to death, an 8-year-old girl was found safe Saturday, sharing a meal with a registered sex of-fender at a Denny's restaurant in her hometown...
Kansas court may keep schools closed over funding demand (07/03/05)
A lawsuit filed in 1999 argued the state did not spend enough money on schools and distributed its aid unfairly. TOPEKA, Kan. -- The Kansas Supreme Court said Saturday it will consider keeping schools closed because state legislators have failed to comply with the court's demand that they spend more money on public schools...
NOW plans march on Tenn. Capitol (07/03/05)
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The president of the National Organization for Women declared a "state of emergency" for women's rights and planned a march on the state Capitol as news of Sandra Day O'Connor's retirement reverberated through the group's annual convention...
Deadly attack in Fallujah puts focus on women in military (07/03/05)
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- When Holly Charette enlisted in the Marine Corps after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, her family was uneasy about her decision -- and told her so. "We just said that it's dangerous, and things are getting crazier and crazier in the world," Edward Roberts recalled after his stepdaughter's death...
NASA readies probe to collide with comet (07/03/05)
PASADENA, Calif. -- It's a space mission straight out of Hollywood -- launch a spacecraft 268 million miles so it can aim a barrel-sized probe toward a speeding comet half the size of Manhattan and smash a hole in it. But that's what NASA expects its Deep Impact mission to do this weekend, with a goal of viewing the icy core of a comet that may hold cosmic clues to how the sun and planets formed...
Whooping crane makes summer stop in Vermont (07/03/05)
CORNWALL, Vt. -- A rare whooping crane is spending the summer in Vermont after mysteriously veering 800 miles off course on its migration toward the Midwest. One of only about 400 such birds in the world, the 4 1/2-foot-tall female has been in a river floodplain in the Lake Champlain valley since at least June 9, spending most of its time on farmer Randy Quesnel's land...
More than 200,000 march against global poverty in Scottish capital (07/03/05)
EDINBURGH, Scotland -- More than 200,000 anti-poverty campaigners formed a human chain around Scotland's capital on Saturday, echoing the call of the Live 8 concerts. The "Make Poverty History" march launched a week of demonstrations ahead of the Group of Eight summit to be held near Edinburgh next week, with protesters hoping to pressure President Bush and his G-8 colleagues to end the misery of millions in the developing world...
Suicide bombers target police in Baghdad and Hillah (07/03/05)
BAGHDAD, Iraq -- Suicide bombers struck Saturday in Baghdad and a Shiite city south of the capital in attacks that killed 26 people and injured nearly 50, Iraqi officials said. One of the attackers targeted bystanders and police who had rushed to the scene of an earlier blast...
Live 8 concerts aim to fight African poverty (07/03/05)
LONDON -- Twenty years after a scruffy one-hit wonder first demonstrated his gift for lofty dreams and grandiose statements, hundreds of the world's top performers and more than 1 million fans united for 10 free concerts across the globe aimed at fighting African poverty...
Jackson Jr. Legion sweeps pair (07/03/05)
The Jackson American Legion junior team won a pair of games Saturday at the Carbondale Tournament. Jackson defeated Carterville (Ill.) 6-5 in nine innings and Shawnee (Ill.) 8-1. Jackson will face Murphysboro (Ill.) today in a meeting of the top two teams in the four-team pool...
Broncos bust loose for 9-4 victory (07/03/05)
Plaza tire dropped the opener of the three-game series. Southeast Missourian Plaza Tire met what likely could be considered the best team on its schedule Saturday night when the Capahas played the Wichita Broncos in the opener of a three-game series Saturday at Capaha Field...
Sorenstam suffers loss in match play (07/03/05)
Annika Sorenstam tumbled out of the HSBC Women's World Match Play Championship in Gladstone, N.J., on Saturday, blowing a two-hole lead with four to play in her quarterfinal match against 23-year-old Candie Kung. After conceding a 2-foot par putt to Kung on the par-4 18th, Sorenstam slid her 8-foot par try well right of the hole to end the match...
Rockies work out road kinks (07/03/05)
Colorado is in position for its first road series win after a 3-1 victory over the Cardinals. ST. LOUIS -- Nearing the midseason point, the Colorado Rockies have a shot at their first road series win of the year. Improbably, the Cardinals would be the victims...
Roddick arranges rematch with Federer in men's final (07/03/05)
The American completed a four-set semifinal victory over Thomas Johansson. WIMBLEDON, England -- Andy Roddick is 1-8 against Roger Federer and has lost their last four meetings, including last year's Wimbledon final. So does Roddick have something new in mind for today's rematch at the All England Club?...
Patrick wins first IRL pole (07/03/05)
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Danica Patrick has another first on her short Indy Racing League resume. The 23-year-old rookie won her first IRL pole Saturday at Kansas Speedway, becoming the second woman to take the top spot. Patrick, the first woman to lead a lap at the Indianapolis 500, turned in a quick lap of 214.688 mph on her second try around the 1 1/2-mile tri-oval in qualifying for Sunday's Argent Mortgage Indy 300. ...
Armstrong whips rivals in time trial (07/03/05)
The six-time champion opened up a big lead over his most feared challengers. NOIRMOUTIER-EN-L'ILE, France -- No easing up for Lance Armstrong in his last Tour de France. Armstrong took a huge step toward winning his seventh consecutive Tour on the very first day of the three-week race. He crushed his main rivals in an opening time trial Saturday, opening up early time gaps that may be big enough to carry him through to victory at the finish in Paris on July 24...
Venus wins marathon (07/03/05)
WIMBLEDON, England -- Venus Williams leaned against the wall behind the baseline for several seconds, gasping for air. At the other end of the court, Lindsay Davenport doubled over, using her racket like a cane to rest a bothersome back. Williams had just hit a forehand to win a 25-shot exchange in the third set, the longest point in the longest Wimbledon women's final on record, and neither she nor Davenport looked particularly eager to resume play...
Thermocline holds key to finding bass during summer (07/03/05)
Special to the Southeast Missourian Bass spent the last few months moving from their deep winter homes into the shallows to spawn. Now that it is July, most of the bass are back in the deep water areas to spend the next several months. Exceptions to that would be bass in lakes with heavy vegetation (Lake of Egypt) and rivers with currents (Ohio, Tennessee and Cumberland)...
Don't assume lonely animals are orphaned (07/03/05)
Special to the Southeast Missourian With summer in full swing, we see a noticeable increase in outdoor activities. This applies not only to humans, but to many species of wildlife as well. On one hand, we have youngsters out of school with plenty of time and energy. ...
Deserving Smith handles success well (07/03/05)
I don't know if people are getting tired of me writing about Miles Smith -- I sure hope not -- but Southeast Missouri State's track and field sensation deserves all the praise anybody can give him ... and more. Smith's latest accomplishment just might be his biggest yet -- and that's saying something -- as this past week he was selected for the United States team that will compete in the World Championships in Helsinki, Finland, Aug. 6 to 14. He will be a member of the 1,600-meter relay...
Sports briefs 7/3/05 (07/03/05)
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Sports briefs 7/3/05 (07/03/05)
Breys-Whites win couples...
Big water, big adventure (07/03/05)
PINE FLAT, Calif. -- "Forward -- and hard!" The seven-person crew can hardly hear the guide's deep voice above the deafening roar of the Kings River as he tries to steer the boat away from a hole -- the vortex created when water rushes over a boulder with such force it first plunges deep down, then surges back up, flipping over boats and sucking in rafters...
A rose that is not loved? (07/03/05)
The small white, sometimes pinkish, blossoms of wild multiflora roses, now past, made the plants almost likable. For the rest of the summer, though, the plants will push their murderously thorny stems skyward and outward, seemingly not content until they have engulfed the whole planet...
Summer jobs can offer early financial lessons (07/03/05)
Drew Keairnes knows his high-paying summer construction job lasts only a precious few weeks before he resumes college life at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Unlike other summer workers who earn and spend -- and spend -- Keairnes socks away at least two-thirds of his $350 paycheck for the lean times once classes recommence. "I keep out $100 for whatever I want to do," says Keairnes...
It's time to get organized (07/03/05)
Where are my keys? Who has the cordless phone? Did we pay the power bill? If you have asked any or all of these questions recently, you're not alone. One answer to these questions is a home organization center. It may look like just additional cabinetry, but it is actually a multi-functioning stand-up information and organization area...
Children's books offer stories of history (07/03/05)
To some children, President Clinton was a lifetime ago, so the idea that the United States is celebrating its 224th year might take a little explaining. Some new picture books can help describe the birth and "childhood" of the country: * "Liberty of Death: The American Revolution 1763-1783" (HarperCollins, ages 7 and up) by Betsy Maestro and Giulio Maestro...
Spirit & spark (07/03/05)
Freedom and independence are words we hear often around the birth of our nation. These are the foundations of our nation and threads that hold our country together. On this Fourth of July weekend, the Southeast Missourian wanted to know what the youngest citizens love about America. The essays that follow are from students at Franklin Elementary School and Central Middle School...
Hazel Hitt (07/03/05)
Hazel L. Hitt, 89, of Jackson died Saturday, July 2, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 25, 1916, in Jackson, daughter of Charles C. and Minnie Stoffregen Lowes. She and Harold L. Hitt were married April 16, 1933, in Blytheville, Ark. He died July 14, 1990...
Virginia Hockman (07/03/05)
Virginia Claire Hockman, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, July 1, 2005, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. She was born Saturday, Jan. 3, 1925 in Noble, Ill., the daughter of Hayes and Laura Daggy Rawlings. She and Bill E. Hockman were married Dec. 21, 1946, in Henderson, Ky...
Wilbur Floyd (07/03/05)
Wilbur L. "Wimpy" Floyd, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, July 2, 2005, at his residence. He was born Aug. 20, 1917, in Boss, Mo., the son of Luther Roy and Artie Irene Bell Floyd. He and Lorene Helen Tinker were married on Aug. 20, 1938, in Jackson...
Lloyd Causey (07/03/05)
Lloyd D. Causey, 52, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, July 2, 2005, at his home. He was born Feb. 24, 1953, in Cape Girardeau, son of Lemis and Roberta Smith Causey. He was an engineer in river transportation. He served in the U.S. Army. Survivors include two brothers, Larry A. Causey of St. Mary, Mo., Ottis J. Causey of Bloomsdale, Mo.; and a sister, Marita Cheek of Overland Park, Kan...
Mary Ford (07/03/05)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Mary E. Ford, 87, of Advance, formerly of Morley, Mo., died Saturday, July 2, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Feb. 23, 1918, in Marion, Ill., daughter of Edward and Grushie Abney Ford. She was a retired packer at VIP Sheltered Community Workshop in Sikeston, Mo. Ford was a member of Church of God in Morley...
Larry Henderson (07/03/05)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Larry Elmer Henderson, 58, of Dexter died Friday, July 1, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Dec. 25, 1946, at Dexter, son of Alberta and Elmer "Shorty" Henderson. He and Joanna Liles were married May 13, 1968, at Circle City, Mo...
Birth 7/3/05 (07/03/05)
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Dreyer-Behrle (07/03/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Shannon L. Dreyer and Garrett M. Behrle were married Oct. 30, 2004, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Perryville. The Rev. Matthew Marks performed the ceremony. Organist was Janet Seibel of Perryville and violinist was Ryan Conrad of Fenton, Mo., cousin of the bride. Soloist was Carol Taylor of Perryville...
Cook-Collier (07/03/05)
Ashley LeAnn Cook and Derik Alden Collier were married April 16, 2005, at Little Whitewater Baptist Church. Jim Collins performed the ceremony. Parents of the bride are Keith Cook of Patton, Mo., and the late Sheila Cook. The groom is the son of Kevin Collier of Jackson and Pamela Brethold of Patton...
Burk-Oldham (07/03/05)
Donna S. Burk and Steven G. Oldham were married May 27, 2005, at the rock garden in Jackson City Park. The Rev. Jim Matthews performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Jerry Johnson of Jackson, and Blanch Johnson and Sam Barnhart of Cape Girardeau. Parents of the groom are Glenn and Mary Sue Oldham of Jackson...
Lockhart-Hall (07/03/05)
Mount Auburn Christian Church was the setting May 15, 2005, for the wedding of Betina Lyn Lockhart and Edward Harold Lee Hall. Wesley Wright performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Harry and Linda Lockhart of Casselberry, Fla. The groom is the son of Vivian and Danny Birdsong of Williamsville, Mo...
Fluegge-Woolf (07/03/05)
KELSO, Mo. -- Erin Rae Fluegge and Robert Alan Woolf were married July 3, 2004, at Francine's Gardens in Cape Girardeau. The Rev. Paul Short performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Don and Cheryl Reinagel of Kelso and Dave and Debbie Fluegge of Antonia, Mo. The groom is the son of Robert Woolf of Oran, Mo., and Mary Penhale of Grovetown, Ga...
Birk-Bogenpohl (07/03/05)
Trinity Lutheran Church in Cape Girardeau was the setting Sept. 4, 2004, for the wedding of Andrea Birk and Chad Bogenpohl. The Rev. Douglas Breite performed the ceremony. Parents of the bride are Mr. and Mrs. Roy Birk of Ann Arbor, Mich. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Gary Bogenpohl of Oak Ridge...
Lannom-Niedbalski (07/03/05)
Dawna Nell Lannom and Stephen Eric Niedbalski were married May 21, 2005, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Jackson. Monsignor Edward Eftink performed the ceremony. Music was by Darlene Bollinger, Laurie Clippard and Jerry Ganiel, all of Jackson...
Kuntze-Bullard (07/03/05)
Earl Rhodes of Delta and Claudia Rollet of Perryville, Mo., announce the engagement of their daughter, Donna R. Kuntze, to Darren W. Bullard, both of Marble Hill, Mo. He is the son of Ben Bullard and Bob and Carol Jones, all of Cape Girardeau. Kuntze is an investigator with Missouri Children's Division...
Litke-Buttrey (07/03/05)
Darrell and Kathy Litke and Richard and Lori Buttrey of Council Grove, Kan., announce the engagement of their children, Deanna Kim Litke and Thomas Paul Buttrey. The Buttreys are formerly of Scott City. Litke is a 1998 graduate of Council Grove High School. She received a bachelor of science degree in medical diagnostic imaging and an associate degree in radiology technology from Fort Hays State University in 2003. She is a radiology technologist at St. Joseph Hospital in Kansas City, Mo...
Delay-Schiwitz (07/03/05)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Mark and Marla Delay of Advance announce the engagement of their daughter, Heidi Michelle Delay, to Travis Schiwitz. He is the son of Robert and Dianne Schiwitz of Benton, Mo. Delay is a 2000 graduate of Advance High School, and a 2004 graduate of Southeast Missouri State University. She is employed at Dexter Middle School in Dexter, Mo...
Bain- Karrenbrock (07/03/05)
Rick and Becky Bain of Scott City announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Lynn Bain, to Kenneth Alan Karrenbrock. He is the son of Eunice Summers of Piedmont, Mo., and the late Wesley Elliott. Bain is a 2001 graduate of Scott City High School. She is assistant manager at Sonic Drive-In in Jackson...
Yarbro- Keller (07/03/05)
Kevin and Karen Yarbro of Jackson announce the engagement of their daughter, Erica Yarbro, to Travis Keller. He is the son of Roger and Carolyn Keller of Scott City. Yarbro is pursuing a degree in criminal justice at Southeast Missouri State University. She is employed at Limbaugh, Russell, Payne and Howard law firm...
Miller-Diebold (07/03/05)
Brian and Lisa Burger of Jackson announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Ann Miller, to Matthew Theodore Diebold. He is the son of Gary and Diana Diebold of Jackson. Miller is also the daughter of the late Douglas Miller of Scott City. Miller received a bachelor of science degree in elementary education from Southeast Missouri State University in May. She is employed with Woodland School District in Marble Hill, Mo...
Thurman-Trankler (07/03/05)
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Thurman Jr. and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Trankler of Jackson announce the engagement of their children, Samantha Desirae Thurman and Lance Thomas Trankler. Thurman is a 2002 graduate of Jackson High School. She expects to receive a degree in elementary education from Southeast Missouri State University in May 2006. She is employed at J. Baer and Associates...
Peterson-Lappe (07/03/05)
Gary and Bonnie Peterson of Bourbon, Mo., announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Elizabeth Peterson, to Jeffery Paul Lappe. He is the son of Paul and Debbie Lappe of Cape Girardeau. Peterson is a 1999 graduate of Bourbon High School. She received a bachelor of science degree in accounting from Central Methodist University in 2003. She is employed at Fidelity Communications in Sullivan, Mo...
Voszler- Lowery (07/03/05)
Dr. and Mrs. R. Brent Voszler of Cape Girardeau announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura Nicole Voszler, to Jeremy Mitchell Lowery. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Stan Lowery of Cape Girardeau. Voszler is a 2004 graduate of Southeast Missouri State University. She is employed by AFLAC...
Morrisons mark 60th event (07/03/05)
Mr. and Mrs. Bennie J. Morrison of Cape Girardeau celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary June 12, 2005, with a reception at Port Cape Girardeau. Hosts were their daughters and a son-in-law, Melinda Hilterbrand, Margaret Baber, and Marsha and Matthew Elfrink, all of Cape Girardeau...
Police reports 7/3/05 (07/03/05)
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Fire reports 7/3/05 (07/03/05)
Cape Girardeau Firefighters responded to the following calls Friday: * At 8:36 p.m., tree fire at 205 Caruthers Ave. * At 8:55 p.m., tree fire at 430 S. Spring Ave. * At 9:34 p.m., emergency medical service at 300 S. Silver Springs Road. * At 9:49 p.m., tree fire at 1015 Good Hope St...
Out of the past 7/3/05 (07/03/05)
25 years ago: July 3, 1980 Cleanup operations are underway following a savage summer storm that ripped through much of the area late yesterday afternoon, bringing with it 70 mph winds that played havoc with roofs, trees and power lines; damage estimates at Jackson are put around $250,000, and may go as high as $500,000 in Cape Girardeau; between 500 and 700 customers of Missouri Utilities Co. remain without power this morning...
It's time to move on flag amendment (07/03/05)
Once again, a large majority of the U.S. Senate is committed to send the Flag Amendment to the states for an up-or-down vote by representatives of the people. Once again, this majority may be just shy of the required two-thirds. And, once again, a few swing senators are coming up with old excuses for stifling a uniquely democratic process of constitutional lawmaking...
Time for kudos (07/03/05)
If retail business success is often about location, location, location, then the creation of another entrance to Cape Girardeau and Jackson represents new opportunity for the region. Mayors Paul Sander of Jackson and Jay Knudtson of Cape Girardeau, as well as county officials and the university, deserve plaudits for working together in finalizing a sensible and fair financing package that will match Missouri Department of Transportation funds to build an Interstate 55 interchange north of Center Junction.. ...
Independence Day (07/03/05)
As we celebration our nation's founding, we have an opportunity to reflect on our history of liberty while calling attention to the many individuals and groups who strive to keep us free. n The men and women currently serving in our armed forces deserve a special salute today from every American. Those who have served in the past and those who have died while in uniform are reminders of the cost of a great nation...
Scott City FD appreciates help (07/03/05)
To the editor: First, I want the family who lost its house and possessions to know our thoughts and prayers are with them. If the fire department or city can help in any way, we want the family to feel free to call us. Working in these temperatures takes more personnel. ...
Thanks for Water Street project (07/03/05)
To the editor: Old Town Cape would like to extend its sincere thanks and gratitude to the city of Cape Girardeau and Alliance Water Resources for their tireless efforts in revamping and beautifying Water Street. The leadership and administration of the city, the construction crews from public works, the engineering staff and Alliance should be commended for their hard work and applauded for completing such a difficult project in a five-week time frame...
Swift action needed on VA funding (07/03/05)
To the editor: The Disabled American Veterans is calling on Congress to act quickly to cover a critical shortfall in funding for veterans health care for the current fiscal year and make sure the Department of Veterans Affairs has the resources it needs in future...
Cape FD spending funds wisely (07/03/05)
To the editor; My congratulations to Rick Ennis, our Cape Girardeau Fire Department chief, on his efforts to show our residents exactly how our tax dollars are being spent. Our fire department held an open house to display all the new equipment that has been purchased with our tax money. What a great way to show us that they are spending and investing our tax dollars wisely...
Speak Out 7/3/05 (07/03/05)
The Commandments; No more roosters; Missouri's law; Destination blues; Muscle for thieves; Need speed bumps; Tired of agendas; Specific withdrawals; Advice for Cairo; Funding the airwaves; Town problems; Spending our money
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