[SeMissourian.com] Overcast ~ 60°F  
River stage: 14.42 ft. Falling
Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014

Stories from Sunday, November 6, 2005

Panel wants top education officials to be appointed (11/06/05)
A proposal for the most dramatic changes in education leadership in 60 years should help propel a legislative debate about who will run state schools and colleges in Missouri. The Missouri State Government Review Commission wants to give governors the power to directly appoint the heads of the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and the Department of Higher Education...
Highway signs reminding drivers when they must shift to left lane (11/06/05)
New signs have gone up along roadways across the state in an effort to make the roads safer for police and other emergency workers. The signs remind motorists of a statute requiring them to pull into the left lane or slow down when emergency vehicles are pulled over on the side of the road. They have been placed there at the behest of the Missouri State Highway Patrol...
A widening gap (11/06/05)
The gap is not closing. In fact, disparities in achievement between minority students and others in the Cape Girardeau School District have grown even larger over the past five years, despite ongoing efforts by school officials to improve the situation...
Holocaust scholar to speak at SEMO on Nov. 8 and 9 (11/06/05)
Holocaust scholar Dr. Avinoam Patt will lecture at Southeast Missouri State University Tuesday and Wednesday about Nazi persecution of Jews and the creation of the nation of Israel. Patt will speak Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Crisp Hall's Dempster Auditorium about Israel...
Cape West Rotary holds its 40th annual auction (11/06/05)
Westfield West Park mall's J.C. Penney Court was a busy place Saturday, and its focal point was a white board listing slated auction items for the bidders attending Cape West Rotary's 40th annual auction. The board listed bids for both items in a short time frame and items with a lengthier bid time. Rotarians manned phone lines for call-in bidders near the tables displaying auction items...
Branson historic district girds for competition from mega-mall (11/06/05)
BRANSON, Mo. -- The faded awnings and pass* shake shingles have been torn off a vintage downtown building, the first to get a facelift as business owners prepare for competition from a massive shopping center set to open on the lakefront next spring...
Experts: Too few 'learned counsel' to handle death penalty cases (11/06/05)
ST. LOUIS -- One day in April 1995, attorney Joanne Descher learned she had been appointed to represent a Missouri prisoner in his federal appeals of first-degree murder convictions that carried a death sentence. Descher, practicing securities law at the time, didn't know anything about the highly specialized body of law and procedure known as habeas corpus, the crux of her client Marlin Gray's federal appeal. ...
Springfield contractor appeals OSHA citations over collapse (11/06/05)
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A contractor is appealing two citations issued after a building collapsed and injured two construction workers. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration fined contractor Morelock-Ross Builders Inc. $3,600 in September, claiming a building that collapsed in April was not designed to support a second-floor concrete slab that was being installed and that the company failed to tell workers to stay out of the building during the concrete pour...
Army engineers plot fight against Iraq bombs from Ozarks base (11/06/05)
FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. -- Half a world away from Iraq's dusty streets, the fight against homemade bombs that have become a major insurgent threat to U.S. troops is being waged in the leafy Ozark hills by a growing team of military engineers all too familiar with the affects of roadside blasts...
Maysville, Mo., man among three dead in attack near Baghdad (11/06/05)
MAYSVILLE, Mo. -- A Missouri man was among three soldiers killed in Iraq when a bomb exploded near their Humvee, military officials said Friday. Spc. Joshua J. Munger, 22, of Maysville, was fatally injured Wednesday in Latafiyah, 25 miles south of Baghdad...
Battles likely if high court reverses Roe v. Wade (11/06/05)
NEW YORK -- Undoubtedly, there would be tumult -- likely roiling every statehouse in the nation. Beyond that, little is certain about what would unfold if the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the divisive 1973 decision establishing a woman's right to have an abortion...
Osama bin Laden publicly quiet for longest stretch (11/06/05)
WASHINGTON -- Osama bin Laden, known for his fiery public statements, has been publicly mum for the longest stretch since the suicide hijackings on Sept. 11, 2001. That leaves U.S. counterterrorism experts questioning what, if anything, his silence means...
Judge ponders evolution arguments as intelligent design trial continues (11/06/05)
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- A federal judge is contemplating whether the mandatory teaching of "intelligent design" improperly promotes religion in schools, after the historic evolution trial drew to a close. Federal Judge John E. Jones III said he wanted to issue a ruling by January, the latest legal chapter in the decades-long debate over the teaching of evolution in public school...
Man serves two days in jail for unlicensed pet (11/06/05)
BISMARCK, N.D. -- A North Dakota man has served an unusually steep sentence for having an unlicensed cat: two days in jail. William T. Dennis, 38, was charged with failing to license his feline, which normally brings a fine. ...
Gulf Coast housing inspectors try to help restore neighborhoods (11/06/05)
BILOXI, Miss. -- Deep in the muck and mold that was Greg Herman's home, a volunteer church crew works to clear his property in preparation for rebuilding. Closer to downtown, Peggy Gibson's small home stands ready for contractors, if she can find the money...
Democrats increase effort to hold GOP accountable (11/06/05)
WASHINGTON -- Democrats are intensifying efforts to hold President Bush and his fellow Republicans accountable for missteps in the Iraq war, as they seek to exploit a potential GOP vulnerability heading into Congress' midterm election year. ...
Eight killed in blast at compound in Pakistan (11/06/05)
PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- Suspected militants set off a blast while making bombs at their compound in northwestern Pakistan on Saturday, killing at least eight people, including a woman and three children, army officials said. ...
Bond works to ease tensions over prewar intelligence (11/06/05)
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Kit Bond said Saturday he hopes a Senate investigation into prewar intelligence on Iraq can move forward without bickering over guidelines of the probe. The Missouri Republican is part of a task force that will review the work of the Senate Intelligence Committee as it examines whether the Bush administration misrepresented intelligence in public statements before the Iraq war...
Small jet crashes at Houston airport (11/06/05)
HOUSTON -- A small jet crashed Saturday at one of the city's airports after being instructed to take off quickly because of an incoming airliner. Both people on the jet were killed. The Cessna Citation 500 was preparing to leave Hobby Airport when controllers told its pilot to take off quickly because a Southwest Airlines 737 with some sort of problem was approaching, said Tommy Dowdy, district chief for the Houston Fire Department...
Escaped death row inmate remains at large (11/06/05)
HOUSTON -- Death row inmate Charles Victor Thompson remained at large Saturday, two days after he walked out of the Harris County Jail posing as an employee of the Texas attorney general's office. On Thursday, Thompson, 35, claimed he had an appointment with his lawyer and was taken to a meeting room. ...
Cruise ship attacked by pirates off Somalian coast (11/06/05)
MIAMI -- Pirates fired a rocket-propelled grenade and machine guns Saturday in an attack on a luxury cruise liner off the east African coast, the vessel's owners said. Two armed boats approached the Seabourn Spirit about 100 miles off the coast of Somalia and fired as the boats' occupants attempted to get onboard, said Bruce Good, a spokesman for Miami-based Seabourn Cruise Line, a subsidiary of Carnival Corp...
Fox hunters begin new season despite ban on using hounds (11/06/05)
LONDON -- Thousands of fox hunters and hounds rode out Saturday at the start of the first season since their sport was banned, some of them intending to pursue tradition but others allegedly breaking the law. Dozens of hunters set out, hounds at their heels. Many participated in drag-hunting -- which involves laying a scent trail for the hounds to follow...
Former Kremlin chief of staff denies he has any connection to Iraq oil-for-food program (11/06/05)
MOSCOW -- A former Kremlin chief of staff whose name has been linked to alleged Russian abuse of the U.N. oil-for-food program denied any connection to the program, saying his signature had apparently been forged on faxes and letters cited as evidence against him...
Australia warns of possible terror attacks in Indonesia (11/06/05)
SYDNEY, Australia -- Australia has warned its citizens against traveling to Indonesia, saying it has evidence that terrorists are in the "advanced stages" of plotting a terror attack before the end of the year. In a travel advisory issued late Friday, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade said it continued "to receive a stream of credible reporting suggesting that terrorists are in the advanced stages of planning attacks against Western interests in Indonesia."...
Bird flu kills young woman in Indonesia (11/06/05)
JAKARTA, Indonesia -- A 19-year-old woman died of bird flu in Indonesia and an 8-year-old boy from her family was hospitalized with the virus, officials said Saturday. With concerns about a possible human bird flu pandemic rising around the globe, the World Bank said it was finalizing plans to provide up to $500 million to help poor countries fight the disease...
Unrest reaches Paris, leaving trail of torched cars (11/06/05)
PARIS -- The urban unrest that triggered scores of arson attacks on vehicles, nursery schools and other targets from the Mediterranean to the German border reached Paris overnight, with police saying early today that 13 cars were burned in the French capital...
India delays opening frontier with Pakistan (11/06/05)
MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan -- India on Saturday sharply curtailed plans to open its Kashmir frontier with Pakistan early this week to aid earthquake survivors -- a setback for the disaster diplomacy that has brought the nuclear-armed rivals closer in a time of need...
Summit ends without date set for talks on free trade zone (11/06/05)
MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina -- Leaders from across the Americas ended their two-day summit Saturday without agreeing whether to restart talks on a free trade zone stretching from Alaska to Chile. Argentine Foreign Minister Rafael Bielsa said the summit's declaration would state two opposing views: one favoring the proposed Free Trade Area of the Americas, and another saying discussions should wait until after World Trade Organization talks in December...
Cubs bounce back, finish in third place (11/06/05)
WARRENSBURG, Mo. -- The Bell City volleyball team won the Class 1 state championship two years ago after losing the first game in their title match against Lockwood and falling behind in the second game. The Cubs decided on the same formula Saturday at the 2005 Class 1 third-place game, and the result was the same...
Loaded with youth, Cubs ready to return next year (11/06/05)
WARRENSBURG, Mo. -- Bell City senior Andreia Wondel had a prediction for her Cubs teammates at the conclusion of the state volleyball tournament. "They will be back here every year," Wondel said. "They are awesome." Wondel was the "old lady" on a Bell City team, which featured three sophomores (Jessica Abner, Jenny Lathum and Rachel Spears) and a freshman (Codie Lancaster) in its starting lineup Saturday...
Perryville wins first trophy since 1994 (11/06/05)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- For more than three quarters of Saturday's Class 3 boys state cross country meet, the only team beating Perryville was district nemesis Potosi. The Pirates hit a wall over the final 700 meters and slipped to third place. Despite a few thoughts of "what if," Perryville coaches and runners had no regrets on a day which saw the Pirates bring home just the second state cross country trophy in school history and the first since 1994...
Notre Dame claims program's first crown (11/06/05)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Notre Dame cross country coach Bill Davis said prior to Saturday's boys Class 2 state meet at the Oak Hills Golf Center that he had the same feeling entering this year's meet as he did the two years he coached Kelly to state titles...
Saxony Lutheran runs to second straight title (11/06/05)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Saxony Lutheran boys cross country program has a long way to go catch West Plain's record of 12 state titles, but the Crusaders inched closer Saturday at Oak Hills Golf Center by capturing their second consecutive Class 1 state cross country title...
Tigers fall flat against Colorado (11/06/05)
BOULDER, Colo. -- He's part tailback, part fullback and 100 percent football player. Lawrence Vickers proved that again Saturday, scoring four touchdowns to help No. 25 Colorado move closer to another division title with a 41-12 victory over Missouri...
Meltdown in Martin: Up 21-3 at halftime, Southeast suffers 24-21 defeat (11/06/05)
MARTIN, Tenn. -- Southeast Missouri State could not have gotten off to a much better start Saturday in pursuit of its second consecutive victory. But, even though it took an entire half, the Redhawks discovered that Tennessee-Martin is a far cry from the team that entered this season among the nation's worst Division I-AA programs of the past decade...
Redhawks avenge loss to Eaglettes on senior day (11/06/05)
The Southeast Missouri State volleyball team celebrated senior day Saturday by rallying past Tennessee Tech and avenging a loss earlier in the season. Although the Redhawks still have two home matches remaining, their two seniors -- Jill Miller and Lauren Scannell --were honored prior to Saturday's contest...
Southeast defense put in extra time while offense came up with a season-low 222 yards (11/06/05)
MARTIN, Tenn. -- You sure couldn't blame Southeast Missouri State's overworked defense for Saturday's 24-21 loss at Tennessee-Martin. The Redhawks' defenders should have been allowed to clock in for overtime pay -- particularly in the second half -- as Southeast's offense hit a major snag following two impressive performances...
Fan Speak Nov6 (11/06/05)
Quality program CONGRATULATIONS TO former Capahas pitcher Cliff Politte for helping the Chicago White Sox win the World Series. I remember watching Politte pitch in 1995 for the Capahas, and to see him enjoy success professionally is exciting. This is an example of the quality players who play for the Capahas each summer. ...
Terrell Owens suspended (11/06/05)
PHILADELPHIA -- Terrell Owens was suspended indefinitely by the Philadelphia Eagles on Saturday, two days after he criticized the organization for not publicly recognizing his 100th career touchdown catch two weeks ago. The star receiver apologized Friday in a statement...
Stewart tries to extend lead in Chase (11/06/05)
FORT WORTH, Texas -- Tony Stewart is still the guy to beat in NASCAR's Chase for the Nextel Cup championship. That doesn't mean he's feeling comfortable. Not only is runner-up Jimmie Johnson just 43 points behind entering the Dickies 500 today at Texas Motor Speedway, five other drivers are clinging to title hopes with three races left in the 10-race Chase...
Vitt's influence creates optimism for second half (11/06/05)
ST. LOUIS -- Two weeks ago, when Torry Holt was sidelined with strained knee ligaments, he worried the St. Louis Rams' season was teetering on the brink. Now, the Pro Bowl wide receiver's biggest concern is not disrupting the rejuvenated team's chemistry. Against the odds, minus their head coach and three other star players and with the front office feuding to boot, the Rams (4-4) have rallied to even their record at their midseason bye...
Bryant maintains lead in Tour Championship (11/06/05)
Bart Bryant blasted out of the sand and into a three-shot lead Saturday in the Tour Championship, holing a bunker shot for birdie on the 18th hole for a 4-under 66 and a cushion he didn't expect. Bryant was clinging to a one-shot lead over defending champion Retief Goosen over the back nine at East Lake in Atlanta when everything changed suddenly...
Rockets will lose McGrady for three weeks to back injury (11/06/05)
HOUSTON -- Houston Rockets star Tracy McGrady will miss three weeks because of back spasms, coach Jeff Van Gundy said. McGrady left practice on Friday after hurting his back on a dunk. He did not attend the Rockets' game against New Orleans on Saturday night...
Skidding Blues look for answers (11/06/05)
In what is becoming a long season for the Blues, Friday's 7-2 loss to Edmonton was the roughest night yet. "We're not a very competent team right now," Blues coach Mike Kitchen said after his team's seventh straight loss. "Tonight's game was the poorest we've skated as a team."...
Illinois suffers seventh straight loss, falls to 2-7 (11/06/05)
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Troy Smith threw three touchdown passes to lead No. 12 Ohio State to a 40-2 victory over Illinois on Saturday. The Buckeyes (7-2, 5-1) kept pace with first-place Penn State in the Big Ten. Illinois (2-7, 0-6) lost its seventh game in a row...
Southeast took a step back with loss to Tennessee-Martin (11/06/05)
The Southeast Missouri State football team might have taken some major steps forward with strong performances the past two weeks, but the Redhawks certainly went backward Saturday. The Redhawks figured to be riding high following last weekend's first win of the season, a 52-21 demolition of Murray State...
Family Friendly Home (11/06/05)
Tropical flowers atop broad-leafed stalks line the entrance of this gray ranch-style home in Fruitland. Twin maple trees provide shade in the front yard. Hanging from the ceiling of the two-car garage are two lighted ceiling fans. From the garage, a door opens into the light green kitchen with dark green vinyl flooring. The kitchen and living room are open under a vaulted ceiling, creating space and clear viewing throughout...
Atlanta poised for major tourism push (11/06/05)
ATLANTA -- It's the city of Martin Luther King Jr., Falcons quarterback Michael Vick, and Outkast, the duo behind the "Hey Ya!" smash hit -- not to mention home to Coca-Cola, CNN and "Gone With The Wind." Yet Atlanta has always struggled to crystallize all that it is into an image the rest of the world can embrace...
New breeding techniques may mean more pandas (11/06/05)
Sure, the giant panda born this summer at the National Zoo is a celebrity, the roly-poly star of an Internet Panda Cam and the object of a frenzied naming contest. But the little guy is also a symbol of hope, because he was conceived with new techniques that scientists predict will increase captive panda populations and bolster the endangered mammal's survival in the wild...
Home sweet historical home (11/06/05)
COMMERCE, Mo. -- The walls inside the home at 133 Washington St. in Commerce practically talk. Together with each scrape on the floorboards, each piece of old furniture and each layer of ceiling, they tell the history of not just a building, but of a family...
A big welcome to our deer-hunting family (11/06/05)
Husband-and-wife journalists Bob Miller and Callie Clark Miller share the same small house, tiny bathroom and even the same office. But not always the same opinion. The Southeast Missourian sweethearts offer their views on every-day issues, told from two different perspectives...
It's a Mod, Mod world (11/06/05)
LOS ANGELES -- A banner reading "1966" hangs above DJ Rena Durrant and her turntables at Club Satisfaction in Hollywood. On the dance floor, doe-eyed girls in polyester A-line dresses and bobbed hair shimmy and shake alongside boys in three-button suits and Beatle boots. A '60s R&B tune fills the room...
Jim Beegle (11/06/05)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- James E. "Jim" Beegle of Mounds died Saturday, Nov. 5, 2005, at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Barkett Funeral Home in Mounds.
Gladys Hanebrink (11/06/05)
Gladys Marie Hanebrink, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Nov. 4, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Doris Wray (11/06/05)
TITUSVILLE, Fla. -- Doris Jean Wray, 74, of Titusville, formerly of Mississippi County, Mo., died Thursday, Nov. 3, 2005, at Florida Hospital in Orlando, Fla. She was born June 25, 1931, in Brookport, Ill., daughter of Clyde Taylor and Ruby Gaither Laird. She and Roy Linn Wray were married Dec. 6, 1975. He died June 16, 2000...
Rev. Francis Germovnik (11/06/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- The Rev. Francis Germovnik, 90, of Perryville died Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2005, at St. Mary's of the Barrens in Perryville. He was born Sept. 27, 1915 in Vodice, Slovenia, son of Joseph and Frances Kosec Germovnik. He received doctorate in canon law at Pont University St. ...
Dennis Heberlie III (11/06/05)
STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo. -- Dennis P. Heberlie III, 47, of Ste. Genevieve, died Thursday, Nov. 3, 2005, at St. Louis University Medical Center. He was born Jan. 27, 1958, in Perryville, Mo., son of Dennis P. and Pauline Reid Heberlie. Survivors include his mother; a son, Michael Heberlie of Perryville; four sisters, Mary Hughes, Cathy Baumann, Diane Staffen, all of Ste. Genevieve, Tammy Bening of Jackson; and a granddaughter...
William Abernathy (11/06/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo.-- William R. "Pete" Abernathy, 81, of Perryville died Friday, Nov. 4, 2005, at Perry County Nursing Home. He was born Nov. 26, 1923, in Brazeau, Mo., son of Dudley and Ida Mae Milster Abernathy. He and Verlene Milliano were married Aug. 17, 1946, at Perryville...
LaVerne Langston (11/06/05)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- LaVerne Langston, 72, of Hazelwood, Mo., died Thursday, Nov. 3, 2005, at St. John's Mercy Medical Center in Creve Coeur, Mo. She was born Jan. 17, 1933 in Whitewater, daughter of Charles P. and Etta Leora Mullenhour Rhodes. She and Richard Langston were married June 28, 1964...
Julia Riehn (11/06/05)
MARIETTA, Ga.-- Julia Kristi Riehn, 37, of Marietta died Friday, Nov. 4, 2005, at her home. She was born Oct. 14, 1968, in Tuscaloosa, Ala., daughter of Doyle Clifford and Carol Sue Lincoln Riehn. Riehn was a mortgage banking assistant. She was a member of Milford Baptist Church...
Janet Gipson (11/06/05)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Janet Fay Gipson, 62, of Glenallen died Friday, Nov. 4, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Jan. 21, 1943 in St. Louis, daughter of Delmar Paul Hovis and Amy E. Jaco. She and George F. Gipson were married Nov., 13, 1959, at Clubb, Mo. He died Aug. 20, 2005...
Hazel Verble (11/06/05)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Hazel Verble, 89, of Jonesboro, formerly of Wolf Lake, Ill., died Friday, Nov. 4, 2005, at her home. She was born on Sept. 9, 1916, at Beech Grove, Ill., daughter of Thomas and Dora Smith Rhodes. She and Dennis Verble were married Nov. 24, 1935, at Anna, Ill. He died July 9, 1974...
John Medvik (11/06/05)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- John Louis Medvik, 93, of Marble Hill died Saturday, Nov. 5, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 1, 1912, in Walsenburg, Colo., son of Michael and Julia Perkovic Medvik. He and Marjorie Cox were married Feb. 4, 1939...
Maschmeier-Emanie (11/06/05)
Alicia Paige Maschmeier and Jonathan F. Emanie exchanged vows Oct. 15, 2005, at Centenary United Methodist Church in Cape Girardeau. Jeff Long performed the ceremony. Soloist was Jamie Maschmeier of Oak Ridge, sister of the bride. The bride is the daughter of Russell and Kimberley Maschmeier of Oak Ridge. The groom is the son of Charlotte Beck of Cape Girardeau and Faraidoon Emanie of North Carolina...
Parmer-LeClere (11/06/05)
Conna Sue Parmer and Kevin Russell LeClere were married Sept. 17, 2005, in Frohna, Mo. Don Cox performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Richard and Pearl Parmer of Frohna. The groom is the son of Judith LeClere of Scott City, and the late Gilbert LeClere...
Haman-Dubs (11/06/05)
Stesha Kaye Haman and Graham Marcus Dubs were married Sept. 30, 2005, at Francine's Gardens. The Rev. Sam Roethemeyer performed the ceremony. Pianist was Dolores Finch of Cape Girardeau, grandmother of the groom. Soloist was Jan Finch of St. Louis, aunt of the groom...
Merryman-Smith (11/06/05)
Jennifer Nadine Merryman and Bradley Steven Smith were married Sept. 24, 2005, at Deerfield Lodge in Cape Girardeau. Janet Hopkins performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Jerry and Brenda Merryman of Charleston, Mo. The groom is the son of Gaye Smith of Jackson and Steve and Georgia Smith of Oak Ridge...
Vrbosky-Staton (11/06/05)
Andrea Vrbosky and Brian Staton were married May 19, 2005, at The Chalet Inn in Whittier, N.C. The Rev. Teena Racheli performed the ceremony. Music was by Michael Waters, guitarist, and the faculty at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, N.C. Parents of the couple are Paul and Beth Vrbosky of Jackson, and Robin and Nancy Staton of Dahlgren, Va...
Mayfield-McDowell (11/06/05)
Ashley Elizabeth Mayfield and Chance DeWayne McDowell were united in marriage Oct. 1, 2005, at First Assembly of God Church in Jackson. Darren Henderson performed the ceremony. Pianist was Mitzi Heady of Jackson. Parents of the couple are Kenneth and Tammie Mayfield of Jackson, and Wayne and Margaret McDowell of Cape Girardeau...
Doughty-Stroder (11/06/05)
Karie Jeanne Doughty and Timothy Austin Stroder were united in marriage Oct. 22, 2005, at First Baptist Church in Jackson. Tim Winborne performed the ceremony. Violinist was Jacob Dakon of North Carolina, cousin of the bride. The bride is the daughter of Ronald Doughty of Pekin, Ill., and William and Laura Peffley of Springfield, Ill. The groom is the son of Lonnie and Susan Stroder of Jackson...
McDonough-Evans (11/06/05)
ORAN, Mo. -- Richard and Margaret McDonough of St. Peters, Mo., announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth McDonough, to Ethan Evans. He is the son of Ben and Diane Evans of Oran. McDonough received bachelor and master degrees in accounting from the University of Missouri-Columbia. She is an audit associate with PricewaterhouseCoopers in St. Louis...
Shirrell-Jones (11/06/05)
ORAN, Mo. -- Kenny and Tina Shirrell of Poplar Bluff, Mo., announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather Shirrell, to Justin Jones of Advance, Mo. He is the son of John and Faye Jones of Oran, Mo. Shirrell is a 1997 graduate of Poplar Bluff High School, received a bachelor's degree from Arkansas State University, and a master's degree from Southeast Missouri State University. She is a speech pathologist with Poplar Bluff School District...
Leimers celebrate 60 years (11/06/05)
Mr. and Mrs. Tillman Leimer of Cape Girardeau celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Oct. 2, 2005, by attending St. John's Lutheran Church in Pocahontas with their children and grandchildren. They were then honored at a luncheon in the parish hall with 60 family members attending. The couple then hosted an open house with approximately 100 guests attending...
St. Joseph School (11/06/05)
St. Joseph Parish School: Scott City A Honor Roll 4th grade -- Eric Uhrhan 5th grade -- Lonnie Pender 6th grade -- Kate Bohn, Megan Dawson, Landon Robert 7th grade -- Michaela Cobb, Jamie Scholz 8th grade -- Skylar Cobb. Jane Morrill B Honor Roll 4th grade -- Shelby Rhymer, Macey Hall, Alex Clark, Morgan Blankenship, Kylie Anderson...
Scott City Elementary (11/06/05)
Scott City Elementary School A Honor Roll 3rd grade -- Brooklyn Besinger, Lauren Bollinger, Carol Bradfield, Levi Buckner, Madison Burger, Devin Cummins, Trevor Guthrie, Elizabeth Hensley, Lacey Hink, Carly Howell, Ashley Moore, Shelby Murrell, Sean Parsons, Austin Spriggs...
Chaffee Elementary School (11/06/05)
Chaffee Elementary School Third grade - Kodi Ballard, Trey Donley, Josh Eifert, Jessie Evans, Shelby Lands, Andrew Long, Jacob Perkins, Brody Swinford, Chelsie Whitlow. Fourth grade -- Shelby Ayers, Ethan Bedwell, Tyler Bollinger, Michaela Bratton, Chase Eubank, Travis Hall, Joey Harrison, Holly Hudson, Cody Payne, Trenton Pennington, Melanie Rister, Dereck Spencer, Jennifer Sutterfield, DJ White, Megan Wiley, Brandon Winchester, Kayla Womack...
Scott City High School (11/06/05)
Scott City High School High Honor Roll 9th grade -- Clayton Hall, Cory Schlosser. 10th grade -- Brittany Dohogne, Sarah Eichhorn, Emilee Glueck, Micheala Hobeck, Donielle Howell, Cassandra Kiefer, Derek Laxton, David Massey, Jr., Clint Obermann, Cory Obermann, Brooke Rhymer, Lauren Schaefer...
Oran Elementary School (11/06/05)
Oran Elementary School A Honor Roll 3rd grade -- Taylor Olin 4th grade -- Zeb Chapman, Molly McConnell 5th grade -- Jacob Shy B Honor Roll 3rd grade -- Mollie Campbell, Allison Cummins, Kaylen Glastetter, Aubrianna Jones, Preston Parker, Thomas Roslen, Sabrena Shipley and Sam Unger...
Blanchard Elementary School (11/06/05)
Blanchard Elementary School A Honor Roll 4th grade -- Miranda Barnes, Tiara Brown, Jamie Donner, Travis Simmons, Kaitlyn Staggs, Kristen Wikel B Honor Roll 4th grade -- Harlie Anderson, Makayla Anderson, Taylor Blake, Tyler Bolin, Martez Carter, Hector Castorena, Kaelie Day, Natalie Dominguez, Eleazar Edwards, Mariah Guerrero, Holly Jaco, Evan Kolze, Blake Mitchell, Matthew Moore, Jacob Simms, Zadie Tucker...
Meridian High School (11/06/05)
Meridian High School High Honor Roll 9th grade -- Briana Hammon 10th grade -- Briana Jones, Kelly Masters 11th grade -- Mario Larry, Destini Morgan 12th grade -- Veronika Dobrovicova, Sacarya Gleghorn, Segan Humble, Jessica Tucker Honor Roll 9th grade -- Ronique Bailey, Irene Chamberlain, Jade Garcia, Brittany Housman, Courtney Hudson, Brandon McElmurry, Daviah Pierce, Lavar Pierce, Vernon Trenton...
Central Middle School (11/06/05)
Central Middle School A Honor Roll 5th grade -- Tyler Anderson, Sarah Barnes, Lance Brannock, Matthew Clark, Bailey Clubb, Michael Cooper, Dena Copen, Lucas Counts, Caleb DeLoach, Mallory Dickson, Hunter Dockins, Matt Flanagan, Mayu Furuya, Elizabeth Greable, Claire Herbst, Dacota Holder, Elizabeth Hulcy, Angela Kaesheimer, Jacy Keller, Bailey Kratochvil, Chelsea Larson, Chleo LeGrand, Ryan Lyle, Josue Macias, Emily Majors, Jacob Marberry, Kaylen Martin, Jeffrey Mathson, Alexys Meyer, Andrew Miller, Joshua Moore, Gabriel Pennington, Luke Phillips, Caroline Retter, Samuel Rhodes, Alexandra Riehl, Taylor Rinda, Megan Sample, Zachary Schmitt, Ramsey Scott, Tayler Snider, Caleb South, Laura Waggener, Ryan Watts, Emily Weisenberger, Katherine Williams, Layne Wilson.. ...
Delta High School (11/06/05)
Delta High School A Honor Roll 7th grade -- Alex Amelunke, Rachel Bartels, Lisa Henderson, Dylan Lands 8th grade -- Alan Collins, Staci Devore, Lindsay Dolan, Cody Helderman, Anthony Hendrickson, Kaylee Kohler, Brianna Long, Lynn McKuin, David Nettles, Taylor Smith...
Guardian Angel School (11/06/05)
Guardian Angel School 4th grade -- Chase Asmus, Jake Below, Krissy Gaines, Dustin Gebhardt, Addie Kielhofner, Garrett Kluesner, Ethan Pobst, D.J. Priggel, Seth Ressel, Brooke Schlitt, Chance Tenkhoff 5th grade -- Brent Hulshof, Aaron Scherer 6th grade -- Alex Boner, Kacie Gaines, Andrew Hulshof, Jessica Menz, Hali Rendleman, Adam Schaefer, Tyler Schlitt, Kyle Tenkhoff...
Cape Christian School (11/06/05)
Cape Christian School A Honor Roll 4th grade -- Chandler Brown, Duncan Campbell, Jacquelyn Kiefner, Courtney Limbaugh, Jonah Roop, Cassidy Shelton, Sarah Stroup 5th grade -- Marissa Bell, Meredith Caldwell, Giggi DeCoursey, Amber Helms, Calvin Lovig, Candace Monia, Aleshia Pardue, Matthew Parsons, Tatiana Reagan, Joshua Sander, Jordan Staples, Christopher Stroud, Bryce Tobin...
Fire reports 11/6/05 (11/06/05)
Cape Girardeau...
Police reports 11/6/05 (11/06/05)
Cape Girardeau...
Out of the past 11/6/05 (11/06/05)
25 years ago: Nov. 6, 1980 Police approached three men rolling a black Fiberglas coffin down Ellis Street on a dolly last night; when the men couldn't come up with a viable reason for wheeling the coffin down the middle of the street at 10 o'clock at night, officers suspected the coffin might have been taken from the Jaycees Haunted House at 802 Independence St...
Beef exports (11/06/05)
St. Joseph (Mo.) News-Press Missouri Republican Jim Talent joined a growing number of farm-state senators ready to put Japan's feet to the fire for that country's two-year ban on U.S. beef exports. Mr. Talent joined 20 other Republican and Democratic senators in sending a letter this month to U.S. trade representative Rob Portman that sharply expressed their dissatisfaction with his office's continued inability to advance trade negotiations with Japan...
A brighter future (11/06/05)
Autumn's beauty is something that can be appreciated without major expense or time. Driving to work or to shop offers golden hues accented by the brilliant reds of some leaves. And nothing spoils the beauty of the season quicker than to see it framed with litter...
Speak Out 11/6/05 (11/06/05)
Welfare support; Lack of concern; Turn them in; Needs correction; Colorful leaves; Show some respect; Keeping count
Front cover
November 2005
Sun
Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu
Fri
Sat

Browse full calendar