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Stories from Sunday, January 22, 2006

Christian author mixes spirituality, reason in speech (01/22/06)
Charismatic preachers use an appeal to spirituality to strengthen the faith of believers and win converts. Theologians use appeals to logic and reason. In his first speech in Cape Girardeau Saturday night, internationally known Christian author and radio host Ravi Zacharias used both to argue for absolute truth and its divine source...
Health secretary meets with Blunt, promises federal Medicare relief (01/22/06)
ST. LOUIS -- U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Michael Leavitt pledged federal aid Saturday to reimburse Missouri for providing drug coverage to thousands of residents who lost Medicare benefits. The announcement came after a meeting with Gov. Matt Blunt, who wrote Leavitt last week telling him glitches in the new national drug program were unacceptable and that the state should be compensated for incurred costs...
Teens drinking less alcohol but using more prescription pills (01/22/06)
The National Institute on Drug Abuse says teens in junior high and high school are smoking fewer cigarettes and consuming less alcohol. Illicit drug use also is down, according to the study released last month. But a disturbing trend has emerged. More of America's teenagers are popping prescription painkillers to get high...
Bowling results (01/22/06)
High games: Jason Brothers 299, Darryl James 289, Tim Sadler 289, Jeff Chitwood 289, Sam Bell 277, Glen Hupp 268, Richard Collins 268, Jeff Heuer 267, Pacer Schaupert 266, Matt Weldon 265, Keith Quade 264, Dennis Meyer 258, Mike Edgar 258, Phil Franklin 258, Steve Luttrell 258, Robert Forester 257, Rodney Enderle 257, Don Dunn 256, Ed Earnhart 256, David James 255, Jeff Drury 255, Terry Seabaugh 254, Matt Bass 253, Scott Varney 253, Keith Schwent 249...
World briefs 1/22/06 (01/22/06)
Kuwait's Cabinet wants to transfer power from emir; U.N.: Pakistan camps may be needed until summer; Death of Kosovo's president delays talks
Area cooks learn how to prepare wild game (01/22/06)
Twenty adults attended a free program on cooking wild game at the Cape County Nature Center on Saturday. The 90-minute presentation, with a question-and-answer period and time for sampling a variety of recipes, was led by Mark Goodwin, a Jackson High School biology teacher who is also a longtime contributor to the magazine Missouri Conservationist...
Man escapes death, sculpts soaring Ten Commandments (01/22/06)
AURORA, Mo. -- Jim Luce has survived three heart attacks and a tornado, but the retired Missouri sculptor and painter isn't content to nurse his health and count his blessings. Instead, Luce is answering one very big artistic calling. Luce is sculpting the Ten Commandments on limestone tablets that tower side by side 14 feet high on his southwest Missouri property...
Cairo official hints at jail death's cause (01/22/06)
CAIRO, Ill. -- The death of Demetrius Flowers in Cairo police custody was "not a homicide" and it was "not a suicide," city attorney Michael O'Shea told family and friends of the dead man on Saturday. During statements that delivered a shock to the gathering of about 45 at the Holy City Church of God in Christ, O'Shea hinted that an ongoing Illinois State Police investigation would reveal a cause for the death that has not been considered in public speculation...
Probe targets good ol' boy corruption in Tenn. Smokey Mountains (01/22/06)
NEWPORT, Tenn. -- When agents swooped in last year with helicopters and machine guns to bust what was reputedly the nation's largest illegal cockfighting pit, they shined new light on a tradition of good ol' boy vice in aptly named Cocke County. Moonshine, hookers and drug dealing had for decades been as much a part of the landscape as the foggy haze that settles over this quiet community of 35,000 in the Great Smoky Mountains...
Emerging Muslim comics use laughter to tackle discrimination (01/22/06)
TINLEY PARK, Ill. -- When Azhar Usman walks down the street, he gets dirty looks. "People are looking like I was responsible for 9-11," the comedian tells the crowd recently in this Chicago suburb. "Me 9-11? 7-Eleven, maybe. "It's gotten so bad," he continues in an act full of comic pauses, "that I want to stop people in the street and say look, relax, John, Bob. ...
Woman left young children at home alone to attend Jerry Springer show (01/22/06)
WHEATON, Ill. -- Shannon Cook was only an audience member at the taping of "The Jerry Springer Show," but what she allegedly did to attend sounds as if she were a featured guest. A DuPage County judge has sentenced the Westmont woman to 30 days in jail for leaving her three young children at home unattended for a number of hours while she and her boyfriend attended the taping of the show...
Bull attack kills Illinois dairy farmer (01/22/06)
BREESE, Ill. -- Family and friends in this tight-knit community mourned the death of a well-known dairy farmer who died from injuries he received when a bull charged and pinned him against a wall. Clinton County authorities said Matt Hilmes had just finished feeding his herd of Holsteins at the family farm east of Breese late Wednesday afternoon when the 2,000-pound bull attacked him, pinning him against a wall...
Mounted police may return to KC (01/22/06)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The police department plans to add a mounted unit that would put officers atop horses to patrol parks, downtown and special events. Police and officials from the Parks and Recreation Department began meetings last week to work out details tthat could have the unit begin training in March...
Armadillos showing up in S. Illinois (01/22/06)
The Southern Illinoisan CARBONDALE, Ill. -- At least it's not cougars this time. Dr. Clay Nielsen, an ecologist with Southern Illinois University Carbondale's Cooperative Wildlife Research Lab, says there have been a number of confirmed reports about a strange critter not typically associated with Southern Illinois -- the armadillo...
Woman sentenced for killing husband by setting him on fire (01/22/06)
GALENA, Mo. -- A woman who doused her ex-husband in gasoline and set him aflame has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for the killing. Circuit Judge John Moody said Barbara Ann Banning was responsible for the cruelest murder to ever come before his court. He sentenced the 60-year-old Verona woman on Friday in Fred Bounous' death...
Camel in good shape after hopping out of trailer going 55 mph (01/22/06)
HAVANA, Ill. -- So, how do you lose a camel? That was the question when Leroy Bollinger checked his trailer after stopping for gas Wednesday and found that the 6-to 7-foot-tall camel back there when he started his trip wasn't there any more. Bollinger called police in this small central Illinois town, along the Illinois River southwest of Peoria, and the camel hunt was on...
Developing dreams for Katrina towns (01/22/06)
PASS CHRISTIAN, Miss. -- Dreams of the future here are just sketches: Friendly streets lined with a welcoming mix of homes, stores and sidewalks. Neighborhood parks for play, picnics and a shady respite from the Southern sun. A bustling waterfront. Reality lies on the ground, for mile upon mile of this hurricane-blasted stretch of Gulf Coast, a mess of splintered homes, flattened trees and tent cities housing hundreds still homeless nearly four months after Katrina...
Hail to the chef (01/22/06)
WASHINGTON -- Dinner at the White House means guests in black tie, an invitation-only, A-list crowd and a four-course meal, elaborate in preparation and elegant in presentation. Those are the dos. But there are also don'ts. No heavy garlic. Scant gravy. Absolutely no flaming desserts...
Analysts seeking date, language of bin Laden tape for clues (01/22/06)
WASHINGTON -- Osama bin Laden's warning last week about an upcoming attack on the United States answered at least one question about the al-Qaida leader: He is still alive, or at least was until recently. But it opened a new inquiry by counterterror officials who are analyzing the bin Laden audiotape for clues about when and where it was made -- and, most importantly, whether it sends a signal to carry out his threat...
Group descending on Justice Souter's hometown in eminent domain fight (01/22/06)
CONCORD, N.H. -- Angered by a Supreme Court ruling that gave local governments more power to seize people's homes for economic development, a group of activists is trying to get one of the court's justices evicted from his own home. The group, led by a California man, wants Justice David Souter's home seized to build an inn called the "Lost Liberty Hotel."...
Stores do big business as troops return from Iraq with money to spend (01/22/06)
HINESVILLE, Ga. -- One short test drive and Army Spc. Todd Strange is gushing "Oh, sweet! I love it!" He's been home from Iraq a little over 30 hours and already he's trading in his little 2001 Dodge Neon for a muscle car -- a 2006 Mustang GT, V-8 engine, price tag $26,320...
Congress looking to make states work harder on welfare program (01/22/06)
WASHINGTON -- Kevin McGuire estimates that 18,000 welfare recipients in Maryland have entered the work force during the past two years. "If that's failing, I'm guilty," said McGuire, who oversees the state's Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program...
Bush administration puts mine safety review back on its agenda (01/22/06)
WASHINGTON -- The Bush administration is reviewing safety equipment used in the nation's mines after previously scrapping similar initiatives started by the Clinton administration. The agency that oversees coal mine safety is seeking public input on how to better supply miners and rescuers with equipment such as breathing apparatus and communications devices, according to documents...
Woman claims sundae tainted with blood (01/22/06)
GEORGETOWN, Del. -- Sundae, bloody sundae. A McDonald's restaurant was sued this week by a woman who says her 12-year-old son ate a sundae mixed with human blood. The franchise insists the fluid was strawberry syrup. Carmen Jara bought the sundae on Dec. 30, 2004, and after her son said he tasted blood in the dessert, she talked to the manager at the restaurant. He confirmed it wasn't one of their normal toppings, according to the lawsuit...
Rescuers find bodies of W.Va. miners (01/22/06)
MELVILLE, W.Va. --Rescuers on Saturday found the bodies of two miners who disappeared after a conveyor belt caught fire deep inside a coal mine, bringing to 14 the number of West Virginia miners killed on the job in less than a month. The bodies were found in an area of the mine where rescue teams had been battling the intense blaze for more than 40 hours. Rescuers could not enter that portion of the mine until the flames had been mostly extinguished and the tunnels cooled down...
Female prisoners in Iraq become bargaining chips in hostage drama (01/22/06)
BAGHDAD, Iraq -- In a conservative Islamic tribal society where women are closely guarded, nine female prisoners are being used as bargaining chips in the hostage drama of American journalist Jill Carroll. Kidnappers had threatened to kill the 28-year-old freelance reporter for the Christian Science Monitor unless all female inmates in Iraq were released by Friday night. The deadline passed without word of Carroll's fate or the prisoners' release...
Experts: Targeting terrorist leaders may not stop the violence (01/22/06)
The Israeli assassins caught Abu Jihad in his study. They left the chief strategist of the Palestinian uprising with 170 bullets in his body. Over the next two decades, however, the movement only grew stronger, and Israel bled even more. It's called "decapitation," and a missile strike in Pakistan has raised the question anew: Would eliminating Osama bin Laden and deputy Ayman al-Zawahri deal a mortal blow to the al-Qaida terror network?...
Pakistani president tells senior U.S. official airstrike cannot repeat (01/22/06)
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Pakistan's president told a senior American official Saturday the United States must not repeat airstrikes like the one that apparently was aimed at al-Qaida but killed civilians in a remote village, as officials sought to soothe public outrage over the attack...
Whale stranded in Thames dies during rescue attempt (01/22/06)
LONDON-- The lost and distressed whale stranded in the River Thames died Saturday as rescue workers ferried it on a rusting salvage barge in an effort to release it in the open sea, an animal rights group said. The 20-foot-long Northern bottlenose whale had been lifted onto a barge by rescuers and was being taken to the North Sea when it suffered convulsions and died, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals said...
Palestinian security personnel vote early before election day (01/22/06)
RAMALLAH, West Bank -- Thousands of Palestinian security personnel cast the first ballots for legislative elections Saturday, in advance voting meant to prevent violence on election day later this week. The West Bank and Gaza Strip have been plagued by election-related chaos and other lawlessness in recent months. Security forces will take up positions at polling stations during Wednesday's election to ensure order...
Jackson pins down second straight SEMO title (01/22/06)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- With its second straight SEMO Conference wrestling championship already in the bag, the only thing left for Jackson was to see if Kamden Rampley could continue his unbeaten season. The senior, who entered the tournament 40-0 on the year, pinned Farmington's Jacob Hise 56 seconds into the third period to claim the championship of the 215-pound weight division...
Central tops Howell North (01/22/06)
The Central boys basketball team put together a stifling defensive effort Saturday to post a 56-53 victory against Francis Howell North. The Tigers limited Howell North to three points in the first half and kept its two leading scorers from reaching double digits. Howell North leading scorer Jake Prosser was shut out in the first half and finished with four points...
Bell City clinches share of regular-season crown (01/22/06)
The Bell City boys basketball team clinched at least a share of the Stoddard County Activities Association regular-season title with a 74-47 victory at Bloomfield on Friday night. The Cubs this week will set their sights on winning the conference tournament...
Indians come up short against IWA (01/22/06)
The Jackson girls basketball team has not been blessed with great size over the past few seasons. The Indians, who do not have a player on their roster this year taller than 5-foot-10, have continued to overcome that deficiency, following up a 22-4 season last year with a 13-1 start to this season...
Redhawks ride defense to win over Eaglettes (01/22/06)
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. -- Southeast Missouri State took its resurgent defense to another level Saturday night -- and because of that, the Redhawks are back in the Ohio Valley Conference title chase. The Redhawks shackled Tennessee Tech's explosive offense all game long during a 53-46 road victory that pushed Southeast's season-high winning streak to four...
Redhawks fail to rebound in loss at Tennessee Tech (01/22/06)
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. -- Tennessee Tech is in first place in the Ohio Valley Conference -- and Southeast Missouri State can certainly see why. The Eagles have displayed their explosive talents to the Redhawks twice already this season, the latest being Saturday night's 87-76 home victory...
Schneider posts top time in first indoor triathlon at Fitness Plus (01/22/06)
Alex Schneider has been in the winner's circle before, claiming the 19-and-under division last September at the Coors Light/Trail of Tears triathlon. On Saturday, he celebrated another triathlon victory, this time winning indoors. Schneider won the inaugural Fitness Plus Indoor Triathlon, compiling a time of 27 minutes, 49 seconds in the three sporting events at the indoor fitness facility...
Bulls, broncs, cowboys replace baskets at Show Me Center (01/22/06)
A typical rodeo consists of cowboys and cowgirls riding on horses, tossing ropes and tackling cattle. Throw in a youth dance contest and monkeys in cowboy hats riding on dogs, and it becomes more like the 18th annual Show Me Center Championship Rodeo in Cape Girardeau...
Area digest Jan22 (01/22/06)
Three-day soccer referee clinic set for February An entry level soccer referee clinic will be offered in mid-February with three local associations sponsoring the three-day class. The Cape Area Youth Soccer Association, the Jackson Area Optimist Soccer Association and the Southeast Missouri Soccer Referees Association are teaming up to put on the event...
Fan Speak Jan22 (01/22/06)
Smells like school spirit I WAS surprised to see that there was nothing in the Jackson-Notre Dame basketball game article [in the Jan. 14 edition] that mentioned the school spirit that was on display. I haven't been to a high school game in a while and things have changed. The student sections put on a great show. The game was awesome. I can't wait for the rematch...
Steelers prefer the road for title game (01/22/06)
DENVER -- Home-field advantage. From the time training camp begins, the good teams talk about it, play for it, stress over it. They say they'll do anything to have it when this week -- the week when trips to the Super Bowl are won and lost -- finally comes around...
Wildcats get physical in win against Tigers (01/22/06)
MANHATTAN, Kan. -- David Hoskins broke out of his scoring slump by working on everything but his shooting. "I just needed to play harder and let everything fall into place," the sophomore guard said after scoring 18 points in Kansas State's 79-64 victory over Missouri on Saturday night. "The way we play the game, how hard you play determines how many points you score."...
Davenport advances to quarterfinal round (01/22/06)
MELBOURNE, Australia -- Top-ranked Lindsay Davenport set up a quarterfinal match with Justine Henin-Hardenne in the Australian Open, overcoming left ankle pain and a second-set lapse to beat Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-2, 6-4 earlier today. The eighth-seeded Henin-Hardenne beat Virginia Ruano Pascual 6-0, 6-3...
Columbus player admits to failing drug test during Olympic test (01/22/06)
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The new NHL now has a black eye from steroids. Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Bryan Berard admitted Friday he failed a drug test on Nov. 12. The sample was collected after his name was submitted by USA Hockey, the national governing body for the sport, as a potential Olympic participant...
No. 1 Duke, other unbeatens fall (01/22/06)
Georgetown fans surged on the court at the buzzer, celebrating a win that evoked the Hoyas' powerhouse days of John Thompson and Patrick Ewing -- an 87-84 victory over No. 1 and previously unbeaten Duke. The Blue Devils (17-1) have never been 18-0, and paint-defending, layup-producing Georgetown wasn't about to let it happen Saturday, despite J.J. Redick matching his career high of 41 points for Duke...
U.S. does right thing by letting Cuba play ball (01/22/06)
If you decide to invite the world to a party, that means everybody gets to come. Not just the countries that are your friends or that you can tolerate for a while. Everybody. Otherwise, you look like a mean-spirited jerk. Which is why the U.S. Treasury Department was smart to relent Friday and let Cuba play in the upcoming World Baseball Classic...
Panthers try to pave route to Super Bowl (01/22/06)
SEATTLE -- The road to the Super Bowl never leads through Carolina. Instead, it leads the Panthers all over the map. Two years ago, they went to St. Louis and Philadelphia in the playoffs, won both times and made their first Super Bowl appearance. This winter, the stops have been in the Northeast (23-0 over the Giants), the Midwest (29-21 over the Bears) and, now, the Pacific Northwest, where the Seahawks await today in the NFC title game...
Campbell clings to lead at Hope (01/22/06)
Chad Campbell's 5-under 67 was barely enough to keep him in front Saturday in the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic, with Scott Verplank's 64 moving him within one shot of the lead. Campbell kept up his steady play to go to 24-under 264 through four days of the 90-hole tournament...
Still looking for a job, Martz likely to sit out a year (01/22/06)
ST. LOUIS -- Former Rams coach Mike Martz believes the longer he stays unemployed, the greater the probability he won't coach next season. Martz, who led St. Louis to four playoff berths and a Super Bowl in six seasons, was fired the day after the season ended. He's been mentioned as a candidate for the offensive coordinator's job in Miami, where Scott Linehan left to become the Rams' coach...
Brown gets back on track in Illinois win (01/22/06)
EVANSTON, Ill. -- Dee Brown feels the pressure. The expectations on Illinois are high and how far the Illini go largely hinges on their point guard's performance, which hadn't been great lately. "I've got to continue to play well. We're a better team when I play well," Brown said. "That's the pressure of being an athlete."...
Orioles obtain Benson from Mets in 2-for-1 deal (01/22/06)
BALTIMORE -- The Baltimore Orioles added much-needed experience to their starting rotation Saturday, acquiring right-hander Kris Benson from the New York Mets for right-handers Jorge Julio and John Maine. Benson went 10-8 with a 4.13 ERA in 28 starts for New York last year. Despite spending all of April on the disabled list, he finished third on the Mets' staff in wins and starts...
Southeast women climb back into race (01/22/06)
When the Southeast Missouri State women's basketball team lost at Eastern Illinois on Jan. 5, the Redhawks were 3-3 in Ohio Valley Conference play, 6-7 overall -- and their fans were wondering if this highly anticipated season was going to be a bust...
New Yorkers to get sneak peek at new ride (01/22/06)
NEW YORK -- A new ride called Expedition Everest is opening at Disney World's Animal Kingdom in Orlando in April, but New Yorkers will get a peek at the excitement when Disney brings a preview to Times Square next month. Disney plans to transform the exteriors of the W Hotel and the adjacent Argent building at Broadway and 47th Street into a gigantic backdrop of Mount Everest. ...
Denver airport named best in America (01/22/06)
NEW YORK -- Denver International Airport was named the best airport in North America for business travel in a survey by Business Traveler magazine. Denver knocked O'Hare International Airport out of the top spot in the annual poll by Business Traveler magazine. The Chicago airport had been named No. 1 by survey respondents for the previous six years...
Photo exhibit features midwives of the South (01/22/06)
Smithsonian Magazine The woman rests her hand on the mother's belly, glancing at the clock on the fireplace mantel as she times the contractions. In another photograph, she's clothed in a flowing white gown and soothes a mother in the throes of giving birth. A photograph also shows her the next day, gently washing the newborn...
Trips and quips: Missouri's peculiarities (01/22/06)
Missouri has its share of the peculiar and unknown, from tales of ghosts and UFOs to strange places to visit. In this occasional series, the Southeast Missourian offers stories of such oddities, some of them based in fact, others mere speculation, but all served up with a side order of weird...
Clothes encounters of the larger kind (01/22/06)
SHE SAID: At a recent family gathering, a kindhearted cousin-in-law commented on how well marriage was treating Bob (sly glance toward the tummy area). Bob handled it well outwardly, but I could see the bubble of volcanic indignation pop and then begin to spew forth -- all over me...
Redemption and forgiveness: New musical focuses on pedophile (01/22/06)
ATLANTA -- When Kent Gash began reading "Love Jerry," his first reaction was disbelief that someone would actually write a musical about the sexual abuse of a child. "Then I kept reading and kept listening and I was astounded by how compelling and how direct the writing was," the Alliance Theatre Company's associate artistic director recalls thinking as he read the work, an entry in the Alliance's graduate playwriting competition...
Miss Oklahoma crowned Miss America in Vegas (01/22/06)
LAS VEGAS -- A 22-year-old aspiring teacher from Oklahoma was crowned Miss America on Saturday night, the first time the storied but struggling pageant was held outside Atlantic City, N.J. Jennifer Berry, a student at the University of Oklahoma, outlasted 51 other women to become Miss America 2006, earning a $30,000 college scholarship and a yearlong speaking tour in the process...
Harry Quade (01/22/06)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Harry E. Quade, 89, of Chaffee died Friday, Jan. 20, 2006, at Life Care Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 17, 1916, at Jackson, son of Herbert and Frieda Gerecke Quade. He and Goldie Methaney were married May 23, 1935. She died in 1960...
Harold DeClue (01/22/06)
Harold J. DeClue, 84, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of St. Mary, Mo., died Friday, Jan. 20, 2006, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 12, 1921, at Silver Lake, Mo., son of Joseph and Eva Haney DeClue Layton. He and Lola Jeraline Brawley were married Sept. 19, 1939...
David Howard (01/22/06)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- David Leon Howard, 60, of Bloomfield passed away Jan. 20, 2006, at his home. He was born Dec. 5, 1946, at Bell City, son of Ottis and Helen Rampley Howard. He and Arvetta Hoosier were united in marriage Dec. 20, 1969, at Bell City and she survives of the home...
Virginia Allcorn (01/22/06)
Virginia Dodd Allcorn, 66, of Oak Ridge died Friday, Jan. 20, 2006, at her home. She was born Aug. 5, 1939, at Cape Girardeau, daughter of Truman and Ruby Stout Dodd. She and Bobby Allcorn were married Aug. 24, 1975, in Houston, Texas. Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Ruby Ann Alt of Robertson, Ill.; three brothers, James R. Dodd, Junior Dodd, both of Cape Girardeau, Truman Dodd of Marble Hill, Mo.; a sister, Rita Estep of St. Clair, Mo.; and three grandchildren...
Fred Schrader (01/22/06)
Fred L. Schrader, 68, of Carson City, Nev., and formerly of Jackson, died at his home Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2006. Arrangements are incomplete at Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home in Jackson.
Ratliff-Poston (01/22/06)
Amanda Dayle Ratliff and Christopher Daniel Poston were married June 9, 2005, at the Ratliff farm in Van Buren, Mo. The Revs. Fred Poston and Philip Roop performed the ceremony. Music was by Jason Keese, Scott Bierschwal, Howard Poston and Fred Poston, all of Cape Girardeau. Vocalist was Bill McCaig of Cape Girardeau...
Rodriguez-Trout (01/22/06)
Sara Dawn Rodriguez and George Calvin Trout IV were married June 11, 2005, at First United Methodist Church in Charleston, Miss. Musicians were Linda Allison, Mac Peters, Louise Fox, and Bud Trout, all of Charleston, and Charles Gates of Tupelo, Miss. Soloist was Erin Brown of Tupelo, sister of the groom...
Throop-Holloway (01/22/06)
Ronald and Paula Throop of Scott City announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Logan Throop, to Michael Vincent Holloway. He is the son of Larry Holloway of Jackson and Diana Holloway of Waterloo, Ill. Throop is a 2002 graduate of Scott City High School. She received a bachelor of science degree in education from Southeast Missouri State University in 2005. She is a language arts teacher at Jackson Junior High School in Jackson...
Jackson- Hutcheson (01/22/06)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- John and Marcia Jackson of East Prairie announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittney Jackson, to Cory Hutcheson. He is the son of Michael and Sandy Hutcheson of East Prairie. Jackson is pursuing a bachelor of arts degree in secondary art education at Southeast Missouri State University. She is employed through Continu-Care in Sikeston, Mo...
McCarroll-Hobbs (01/22/06)
Gene and Linda Penzel and Larry Wilson, all of Jackson, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kimberly R. McCarroll, to Mark A. Hobbs of Jackson. He is the son of Charles and Donna Collom of Perryville, Mo. McCarroll is a certified surgical technologist and is employed in the Cardiac Catherization Lab at Southeast Missouri Hospital...
Wright-Page (01/22/06)
Jerald and Bonnie Stepenoff of Cape Girardeau announce the engagement of their daughter, Samantha Marie Wright, to James William Page IV of St. Louis. He is the son of Jim and Dana Page of Sedalia, Mo. Wright is a 1999 graduate of Central High School, and is attending Webster University...
Maxwell-du Lac (01/22/06)
J.R. "Bob" and Mary Jane Maxwell of Cape Girardeau announce the engagement of their daughter, Lesli Anne Maxwell, to Joshua Freedom du Lac, both of Washington, D.C. He is the son of Diana du Lac of Walnut Creek, Calif., and the late Jean Antony du Lac...
Davis-Ulmer (01/22/06)
MORLEY, Mo. -- Rodney and Debbie Davis of Morley announce the engagement of their daughter, Kimberly Renee Davis, to Nicklas Van Ulmer. He is the son of Ed and Kathy Ulmer of Morley. Davis is a 2002 graduate of Scott County Central High School. She expects to receive a degree in elementary education from Southeast Missouri State University in May. She is employed at Morley Baptist Child Care...
McCains are married 50 years (01/22/06)
Mr. and Mrs. Chester McCain of Jackson celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a trip to Florida and the Bahamas. McCain and Darlene Martinson were married Dec. 31, 1955, at New Bethel Baptist Church by Glenn Cummings. Their attendants were the late Carol Roelse of Cornell, Wis., and J.D. Phillips of Jackson...
Thompsons honored on 50th (01/22/06)
Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Thompson of Oak Ridge celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Dec. 30, 2005, at Little Whitewater Baptist Church near Patton, Mo. The surprise event was hosted by their children, Robin Kern and husband David of New Hamburg, Mo., and T Thompson and wife Hope of Sedgewickville, Mo. Assisting were their grandchildren, Payton and Kendall Kern and Mayzie Thompson...
Dean's list 1/22/06 (01/22/06)
Area students named to the fall semester dean's list at Southeast Missouri State University: Advance -- Alicia Broshuis, Justin Fuller, Jennifer Phelps, Amanda Sanders, Michael Sparkman, Dana Sullinger, Alicia Wilburn, James Wright. Altenburg -- Joshua Bohnert, Traci Davis, Nicholas Fiehler, Jena Mabry, Colby Palisch, Brian Rhodes, Shannon Scott...
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Out of the past 1/22/06 (01/22/06)
25 years ago: Jan. 22, 1981 The signatures of approximately 600 registered Cape Girardeau voters on petitions requesting that a commission be chose to write a charter for Cape Girardeau were turned over last night to the city council, which in turn adopted an ordinance to put the issue before the local voters in April...
State budgeting (01/22/06)
Missouri Gov. Matt Blunt has proposed a $20.93 billion budget for the fiscal year that starts July 1. It is likely that legislators will come close to appropriating that much spending -- up from the current $19.39 billion budget -- because the state's economy has improved and state revenue is higher than expected. However, the specific programs to be included in the final budget will be those that survive the legislative process and the governor's veto pen...
'Killshot' thanks Cape for hospitality (01/22/06)
To the editor: On behalf of "Killshot" I want to extend our heartfelt thanks to Cape Girardeau. The easy hospitality that we experienced while filming in your region is symbolic of the graciousness inherent in the Midwest way of life. Obviously, we owe special thanks to Mayor Jay Knudtson and police chief Carl Kinnison for welcoming us to your region. ...
Speak Out 1/22/06 (01/22/06)
Patrolling duties; Adult behavior; Safer in Oran; More congestion; Train economics; Survival kits; Preaching politics
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