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Stories from Sunday, April 16, 2006

Man who lost bid to open nightclub in East Cape speaks up (04/16/06)
CAIRO, Ill. -- When James McReynolds lost his bid to open a nightclub in East Cape Girardeau because the town council wouldn't issue a business license, he kept quiet. But when he saw that Mayor Joe Aden had no problems with plans to transform the old Purple Crackle into a strip club because "we need all the sales tax money we can get," McReynolds decided to break his silence...
WWII submarine route commemorated on riverfront (04/16/06)
The river turned another tale Saturday when about 30 people, including members of U.S. Submarine Veterans of World War II, gathered at the Southeast Missouri State University River Campus gazebo to dedicate a commemorative storyboard and toll the bell for 52 U.S. submarines lost during the war...
Officers acquitted on most charges in beating (04/16/06)
MILWAUKEE -- A jury cleared three white former police officers of most charges in the 2004 brutal beating of a biracial man that enflamed racial tensions, but city officials vowed to ask federal prosecutors to consider pursuing the case. ...
Nuking Iran- Wild speculation or election-year scare? (04/16/06)
Here we go again. With a congressional election looming in November, President Bush's support continues to erode. Fully 47 percent in a recent Washington Post/ABC poll "strongly disapprove" of his leadership. Even the White House's warmest supporters concede that Democrats stand an excellent chance of regaining the majority in the House and/or Senate. With the majority comes subpoena power...
Stoddard County seat gains designation as scenic byway (04/16/06)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- After several years of failed attempts, the county seat of Stoddard County in February gained its designation as a Missouri Scenic Byway. But even though the designation has been approved, the idea is still meeting opposition from some local residents who worry about government intrusion in property rights. That worry has even convinced a state senator to try to change the Missouri Department of Transportation's powers over state roads designated as scenic byways...
Using force (04/16/06)
In the police department, an arrest is a must-win scenario. Most times the person comes peacefully, but occasionally there is resistance. "Police officers are not prepared to lose when it comes to making an arrest," Cape Girardeau police Sgt. Barry Hovis said, adding a person under arrest could be a danger to the officer or others. To ensure an arrest goes through, officers are trained to use varying degrees of force, from hand grapples to firearms...
Letters from Dad (04/16/06)
"If you were to die today, what would your wife and children hold in their hands tomorrow that would let them know they were the treasures of your life?" The answer that popped into Greg Vaughn's mind back in 2002 was troubling: nothing. In that moment, the Texas film producer first grasped the blank page before him...
Service 'shows the beginning of hope' (04/16/06)
In a darkened chapel, lit mainly by candles, the congregation of Christ Episcopal Church remembered the resurrection of Jesus in their annual Easter vigil. Each member held a small candle that had received its flame from a single Paschal candle, symbolizing the spread of the light of Christ throughout the world...
Transgender Republican from Springfield takes on House Whip Roy Blunt (04/16/06)
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- In many ways, Midge Potts is like other everyday citizens who feel the call of politics. The self-described fiscal conservative and Eisenhower Republican is running a one-person primary campaign against five-term congressman and House Majority Whip Roy Blunt in southwest Missouri's 7th District...
Kansas City Star reports FBI has opened license-fee investigation (04/16/06)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Federal authorities have opened an investigation into the state's license fee offices and whether they were improperly awarded to Gov. Matt Blunt's political supporters, a newspaper reported Saturday. A spokeswoman for Blunt's office denied any knowledge of an investigation into fee-office practices, the Kansas City Star said in its Saturday editions...
New exhibit focuses on innovative designs of artist Leonardo da Vinci (04/16/06)
CHICAGO -- When Leonardo da Vinci died nearly 500 years ago, his masterpieces -- the "Mona Lisa" and "The Last Supper" -- were among just dozens of paintings he left behind. His sketches, however, numbered in the thousands. In his drawings, he imagined designs for creations that would allow humans to walk on water and under the sea, soar high above the earth and even change how they fought wars...
Couple goes all-natural with country foods (04/16/06)
KNOB NOSTER, Mo. -- People who are hungry for farm fresh eggs or pasture-raised chicken or pork can find them at Aldridge Farms. Trudy and Brian Aldridge raise hogs and chickens, collect eggs and grow produce at their 8-acre farm just north of Knob Knoster on U.S. 50...
Family sues police in killing of mentally ill man (04/16/06)
STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo. -- Relatives of a mentally ill man who was shot and killed during a struggle with police have filed a wrongful death lawsuit. The suit, which was filed Friday at the Ste. Genevieve courthouse, names Michael Coon, the rookie Ste. Genevieve police officer involved in the Nov. 3 shooting, and Scott Lahay, the sheriff's deputy who accompanied him...
Talent has nearly three times the cash of McCaskill (04/16/06)
WASHINGTON -- Missouri Sen. Jim Talent has stockpiled nearly $5.7 million to spend on his re-election campaign -- almost three times the cash of Democratic rival Claire McCaskill -- according to campaign finance numbers released Saturday. McCaskill, the state auditor, boosted her campaign coffers to about $2 million as of March 31, her campaign said...
March and early April rainfall help state recover from drought (04/16/06)
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- The drought that plagued much of Illinois' growing season last year isn't over yet, but it may be on the way out, weather observers said Thursday. The state, on average, received about 4.8 inches of rain in March. That's more than 1.5 inches above normal and offsets February, when precipitation was more than 1 inch below normal...
Army to euthanize tame coyote, use it for explosives training (04/16/06)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A coyote that had become a neighborhood fixture was being turned over to the military to be killed, stuffed and then used to give troops experience handling explosives hidden inside the carcasses of dead animals. Roadkill is just one of the things in which insurgents in Iraq are concealing improvised explosive devices...
Traditional plaster being cast off by modern medicine (04/16/06)
CHICAGO -- The black Velcro bandage strapped on 3-year-old Ben Crotty's left arm looks like a Rollerblader's wrist guard, but it's really a mini medical milestone. It's today's answer to the cast. Once almost a childhood rite of passage, plaster or fiberglass casts were the method of choice for fixing broken bones. ...
Fishing aficionados go reeling to the altar (04/16/06)
BRETHREN, Mich. -- A couple brought together by a passion for fishing was married at -- where else? -- a river's boat ramp. William Nickel read a short poem Friday before asking Vickie Wright to join him in the Manistee River during their wedding ceremony. ...
Flag burning, gay marriage, abortion top Senate GOP's pre-election strategy (04/16/06)
WASHINGTON -- Protection of marriage amendment? Check. Anti-flag burning legislation? Check. New abortion limits? Check. Between now and the November elections, Republicans are penciling in plans to take action on social issues important to religious conservatives, the foundation of the GOP base, as they defend their congressional majority...
Authorities try to catch bear that mauled Tenn. family (04/16/06)
BENTON, Tenn. -- A black bear that killed a 6-year-old girl and maimed her mother and 2-year-old brother may never be found in the rugged Cherokee National Forest, authorities said. Officials have already used teams of trained dogs to find the animal's scent, to no avail. Now state wildlife agents and hunters are left to wait, hoping the bear will be drawn to the honey buns and doughnuts they used as bait in traps set Friday...
Free at last: Molly the cat rescued (04/16/06)
NEW YORK -- After 14 days trapped in the innards of a Greenwich Village building, Molly the cat finally emerged wearing a look on her face that said, "What's all the fuss about?" As a crowd of reporters and onlookers jostled for a glance, the 11-month-old black cat appeared docile and unscathed despite her ordeal, which came to a happy end on Friday after a volunteer pulled her to safety from a crawl space...
Police- Oklahoma man suspected in girl's death had cannibal fantasy (04/16/06)
PURCELL, Okla. -- A slain 10-year-old girl's body was found with deep saw marks on her neck, authorities said Saturday, alleging that her killer had planned to dismember her and eat the flesh. The family of Jamie Rose Bolin was in shock, not only with the news of her slaying but with the fact that the suspect is her downstairs neighbor...
To improve care, more med schools requiring PDAs (04/16/06)
PAWTUCKET, R.I. -- Brown University medical student Jeremy Boyd leaned on the rail of Marian Thorpe's hospital bed and asked her about her collapse during dialysis. Then he asked whether she had any other medical conditions. "Do you have a long time?" asked Thorpe, 93...
Poll- Most people feel income tax system is not fair (04/16/06)
WASHINGTON -- Taxes rise and fall from one administration to the next, but the unpopularity of the income tax system is constant. An Ipsos Poll finds that almost six of 10 people say the system is unfair, a percentage virtually unchanged from two decades ago...
Families of two missing boys from Milwaukee learn their fates (04/16/06)
MILWAUKEE -- The families of Purvis Virginia Parker and Quadrevion Henning finally know what happened to the boys, nearly a month after they disappeared. It was neither the nightmare of evil suffering they had feared, nor anything close to a fully answered prayer...
Uber-cocktail gets a $3,000 makeover (04/16/06)
MASHANTUCKET, Conn. -- When Jason Silvestri heard about Foxwoods Resort Casino's new signature cocktail, the police officer almost choked on his Absolut vodka and cranberry juice. "What?" he said. "$3,000?" Served in a traditional martini glass, the Sapphire martini is made with Blue Curacao, Bombay Sapphire Gin, a splash of dry vermouth and is coated with blue sugar on the rim. ...
Youthful marchers stress immigration issue (04/16/06)
PORTLAND, Ore. -- About 1,200 mostly youthful marchers paraded through downtown Friday, demanding a more lenient U.S. immigration policy. State schools Superintendent Susan Castillo said that she supported the protesters' goals, but that their schools could give them unexcused absences for skipping class, which could carry various consequences for students...
Pope Benedict XVI leads candelit Easter vigil Mass in St. Peter's Basilica (04/16/06)
VATICAN CITY -- Pope Benedict XVI ushered in Easter services late Saturday with a dramatic, candlelit vigil in St. Peter's Basilica, saying Christ's resurrection was "the most crucial leap" in the history of mankind. The bells of St. Peter's tolled across Rome as midnight approached to herald in Easter, when the faithful celebrate the resurrection of Jesus after his crucifixion on Good Friday...
Iranian president's nuclear rhetoric not to the taste of all (04/16/06)
TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran's success in producing enriched uranium for the first time may have increased national pride, but hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is annoying predecessors by claiming the achievement in his name alone. And others, including some among the president's supporters, worry his tough rhetoric is intensifying international anxiety over the nuclear program and worsening the country's isolation...
Chad threatens to cut off oil pipeline (04/16/06)
N'DJAMENA, Chad -- Thousands rallied Saturday in Chad's capital to support the president following a defeated rebel attack, while the oil minister threatened to shut down the country's oil pipeline unless the government is compensated for frozen oil revenue...
Shiites offer compromise to end standoff (04/16/06)
BAGHDAD, Iraq -- Shiite politicians floated a proposal Saturday to end the standoff over a new government by having Prime Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari step down -- but only if his replacement comes from his own party. Negotiations have stalled over the refusal of Sunni Arab and Kurdish parties to accept al-Jaafari, the Shiite Muslim nominee to head the new government...
Prodi demands concession, apology from defiant Berlusconi (04/16/06)
ROME -- Center-left leader Romano Prodi demanded anew Saturday that Premier Silvio Berlusconi concede defeat in Italy's tight election and apologize for alleging fraud after the number of contested ballots dwindled dramatically. The conservative premier, however, remained defiant, describing himself late Friday as a "fighter" and an "optimist" and saying he still hoped to be declared the winner...
Oran makes statement in large schools event (04/16/06)
The Oran baseball team played in St. Charles this weekend with a purpose. The Eagles wanted to show that a small Class 1 school in Southeast Missouri could compete with the big boys from St. Louis and Kansas City. Consider the trip a success. Oran won its first three games in the 12-team Midwest Classic, following Friday's two wins with a 12-2 trouncing of Truman on Saturday in a game which was shortened to six innings because of the 10-run rule...
Central captures title in Mississippi tournament (04/16/06)
The Central baseball team has been competing in the Charger Invitational in Southaven, Miss., for more than a decade without capturing the title. That changed Saturday, as Central won two more games in the 10-team event, including a 4-3 triumph over Senetobia, Miss., for the championship...
Redhawks lose an OVC series for first time this season (04/16/06)
RICHMOND, Ky. -- Southeast Missouri State's bats were relatively silent for the third straight game Saturday as the Redhawks suffered their first Ohio Valley Conference series loss of the season. Eastern Kentucky defeated the visiting Redhawks 4-1, as Southeast had just five hits...
Kaverman treats contract renewal as opportunity to update language (04/16/06)
With contract negotiations taking place at the same time as an NCAA investigation into the Southeast Missouri State women's basketball program, athletic director Don Kaverman took the occasion to revisit the university's contract language. Two years ago, Southeast women's basketball coach B.J. ...
Redhawks fall to OVC leader in 15 innings (04/16/06)
Just moments after suffering probably the most disheartening of numerous tough-to-take losses for his baseball team, Southeast Missouri State coach Mark Hogan chose to accentuate the positive. That's why Hogan didn't appear too down following the Redhawks' excruciating 8-6, 15-inning home defeat at the hands of Ohio Valley Conference leader Samford...
Smith sprints to 400 win (04/16/06)
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- The Sea Ray Relays that the University of Tennessee hosted Friday and Saturday is regarded as one of the nation's premier track meets. That failed to deter Southeast Missouri State 400-meter star Miles Smith, who blazed to victory in the 40th annual event, which featured more than 2,000 athletes from 84 collegiate and 33 professional teams...
Area digest April16 (04/16/06)
Isbell aces Jaycee's third hole -- again Bill Isbell recorded a hole in one Wednesday at Cape Jaycee Municipal Golf Course on the third hole. Isbell used a 6-iron to ace the 160-yard par-3 hole for the fourth time in his golfing career. Isbell has five holes in one in all at Cape Jaycee Municipal since 1987...
Fan Speak April16 (04/16/06)
Errors CASEY KRAFT still is a freshman this year, not a sophomore as indicated in the April 2 story on the Southeast Missouri State women's soccer game at Savvis Center. Secondly, her name was spelled two different ways -- it's Kraft, not Craft. Thanks for the coverage. Go Redhawks! And please watch the spelling...
Daniel sharp for Gold team in spring game (04/16/06)
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Missouri's Chase-to-Chase connection dazzled 9,416 fans at Memorial Stadium on Saturday, as the Tigers concluded the spring football session with their annual Black and Gold scrimmage. Appearing only in the first half, quarterback Chase Daniel completed 11 of 12 passes for 120 yards and two touchdowns...
Detroit scores late to beat Blues (04/16/06)
ST. LOUIS -- Henrik Zetterberg got the bounce he needed. Zetterberg scored with 9 seconds to play to give the Detroit Red Wings a 3-2 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Saturday night. Zetterberg one-timed a pass from Brendan Shanahan past Jason Bacashihua to give the Red Wings their seventh straight win and their 12th consecutive road victory...
Ponson earns his first win for Cards (04/16/06)
ST. LOUIS -- Sidney Ponson took the first step in rebuilding his career -- winning his first game in 10 months. Ponson won his home debut with the St. Louis Cardinals. He was backed by home runs by Albert Pujols, Hector Luna and Scott Spiezio in a 9-3 victory against the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday...
Six vie for MVP honors (04/16/06)
Dirk Nowitzki led a short-handed Dallas team into San Antonio and scored 30 points, carrying the Mavericks to a huge victory in the Western Conference playoff race. Spurs coach Gregg Popovich afterward called it "an MVP performance." So is Nowitzki the NBA's most valuable player?...
Southeast's hiring of Edgar deserves thumbs up (04/16/06)
I know Southeast Missouri State men's basketball fans all had their personal favorite regarding who should be hired as the Redhawks' next coach. The three finalists -- Scott Edgar, Rod Barnes and Jay Spoonhour -- each seemed to have his share of support. And I'm sure those who favored the two not hired were a little disappointed, at least initially...
Shoe fashion for the family (04/16/06)
NEW YORK -- Women aren't the only ones who get into shoe fashion. Shoe designer Donald J. Pliner says that men are increasingly aware of what's on their feet, and Stride Rite reports that sandals are the leading category for the children's chain...
Discovering a place to play (04/16/06)
Each time she visited family in Normal, Ill., Martha Brown couldn't help but admire the Children's Discovery Museum there. "Once we started talking about it, people said,"yeah, there's really no place to take kids here," said Brown, who works for in the planning services department for the city of Cape Girardeau...
Wife's revenge on Wilson turns ugly (04/16/06)
SHE SAID: Three people live in my house. Only one of us changes the toilet paper roll in the bathroom. This week, I took my revenge. Do you remember Wilson? You were introduced a few weeks ago, so shame on you if you've forgotten him already (I only wish I could forget him). ...
Edith Schott (04/16/06)
DETROIT -- Edith M. Schott, 94, of Detroit and formerly of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, April 12, 2006. She was born Dec. 25, 1911, in Cape Girardeau. She married Lawrence Schott, and he preceded her in death. Survivors include two sons, Larry Schott and Michael Schott of Michigan; two daughters, Heather Montalbond of California and Betty Stephens of Connecticut; a sister, Naomi Lauck of Benton, Mo.; 16 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild...
Aaron Davis (04/16/06)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Aaron Davis, 16, of Jonesboro and Olive Branch, Ill., died Saturday, April 15, 2006, in Olive Branch. Friends may call at Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Raymond Oxford officiating. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery...
Eldon White (04/16/06)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Eldon White, 91, of Cairo died Friday, April 14, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 10, 1914, at Waverly, Tenn., son of Deering and Alice Knight White. He married Nannie White. White was a linotype operator for 27 years at the Cairo Evening Citizen and owner of Tri-State Printing in Cairo prior to his retirement. ...
John Vance (04/16/06)
John S. Vance, 70, of Cape Girardeau and formerly of Marble Hill, Mo., died Saturday, April 15, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Dec. 16, 1935, at Lincoln, Neb., son of Stanley and Lillian Tow Vance. He and Barbara Hagan were married Feb. 14, 1959, at Westmont, Ill...
Viola Koenig (04/16/06)
UNIONTOWN, Mo. -- Viona M. Koenig, 78 of Uniontown died Saturday, April 15, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 11, 1927, in New Wells, Mo., daughter of Martin and Phoebe Winter Mirly. She and Herbert E. Koenig were married April 15, 1951...
Scott Sivia (04/16/06)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Scott Sivia, 39, of Cobden died Friday, April 14, 2006, at Union County Hospital. He was born Nov. 29, 1966, in Anna, Ill. He was a member of the Church of the Good Shepherd in Carbondale, Ill. Sivia worked as a PSA at Union County Hospital in Anna for 16 years and then at Marion VA Hospital for the past eight years...
James Thurman (04/16/06)
James L. Thurman, 65, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, April 13, 2006, at his home after an eight-month battle with colon cancer. He was born Feb. 25, 1941, in Cape Girardeau, son of Frederic J. and Elvera M. Emmendorfer Thurman. He and Sheryl L. Huck were married May 11, 1963, at Ste. Genevieve, Mo...
Leroy Reinagel (04/16/06)
KELSO, Mo. -- Leroy Lawrence Reinagel, 80, of Kelso died early Friday morning, April 14, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 17, 1925, in Kelso, son of William Martin and Regina J. Leible Reinagel. He and Bernice Cecilia Glastetter were married April 2, 1945, at St. Lawrence Church in New Hamburg, Mo...
Mary Deneke (04/16/06)
Mary L. Deneke, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, April 15, 2006, at Ratliff Care Center. She was born Oct. 5, 1924, at Harvey, Ill., the daughter of the late Donald and Marjorie Monroe Kyger. She and Marvin L. Deneke were married Sept. 3, 1983, at Gordonville...
Edward Engert (04/16/06)
Edward E. "Cut" Engert, 81, of Oak Ridge passed away Friday, Aprll 14, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 17, 1924, in Altenburg, Mo., son of Theodore B. and Lydia C. Grosse Engert. He and Elvira L. Werner were married Sept. 24, 1950, in Frohna, Mo...
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Mann-Richardson (04/16/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Sara Elizabeth Mann and Justin Grant Richardson exchanged vows Oct. 22, 2005, at Our Savior Lutheran Church in St. Charles, Mo. Dr. Edward Arle performed the ceremony. Vocalists were Tyson Zahner and Beth St. John of Jackson. Guitarist was Justin Mann of St. Louis, brother of the bride...
Welker-Matthews (04/16/06)
PATTON, Mo. -- LaCosta Ranae Welker and Spc. Joshua Preston Matthews exchanged vows Feb. 25, 2006, at Riverbend Chapel in Washington, Mo. Rod Welker, father of the bride, and Kirby Grindstaff performed the ceremony. Vocalists were Julie Smith of Marble Hill, Mo., and Casey Lincoln of Patton. Soloist was Taylor Werner of Ste. Genevieve, Mo., niece of the groom...
Eisenhauer-Mayes (04/16/06)
Grace United Methodist Church in St. Louis was the setting Nov. 5, 2005, for the wedding of Jadie Catherine Eisenhauer and M. Gregory Mayes. The Rev. Mary F. Harvey performed the ceremony. A reading was given by Ian Cruickshank of St. Louis. Soloist and guitarist was Keith Jacques of Maynard, Mass., brother-in-law of the bride...
Smoot-Dixon (04/16/06)
Sandrea Janette Smoot and Stephen Dixon were married Oct. 8, 2005, at New Bethel Baptist Church. Marco Greer of East St. Louis, Ill., performed the ceremony. Music was by Greta Matthews of Carbondale, Ill., aunt of the bride. Parents of the couple are Charles and Sandra Smoot and Douglas and Angela Dixon, all of Cape Girardeau...
Meyr-Weiss (04/16/06)
ALTENBURG, Mo. -- Robert Meyr and Kimberly Meyr of Altenburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Mindy M. Meyr, to Derric L. Weiss, both of St. Peters, Mo. He is the son of Darryl and Debbie Weiss of St. Peters. Meyr is a 1999 graduate of Jackson High School. She received an associate of arts degree from St. Charles Community College, and expects to receive a bachelor of arts degree in elementary education from Lindenwood University in St. Charles in May...
Branom-Rhodes (04/16/06)
John and Donna Hart of Sikeston, Mo., announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelli LeAnne Branom, to Hugh Bentley Rhodes Jr., both of Cape Girardeau. He is the son of the late Hugh Bentley Rhodes Sr. and the late Betty Fadler. Branom received a bachelor of science degree in elementary education from Southeast Missouri State University in 2002...
Grant-McNair (04/16/06)
Helen Grant of Cape Girardeau announces the engagement of her daughter, Katherine Ann Grant of O'Fallon, Ill., to Robert Lee McNair Jr. of Fairview Heights, Ill. He is the son of Robert and Lorraine McNair of Bellevue, Neb. Grant received bachelor of science and master of science in administration degrees from Southeast Missouri State University. She is employed with Southwestern Illinois College in Granite City...
Gereckes married 60 years (04/16/06)
Henry and Mildred Gerecke of Cape Girardeau recently observed their 60th wedding anniversary. The couple was married April 6, 1946, at Emmaus Lutheran Church in St. Louis. Gerecke retired from the U.S. Army as a colonel in 1974, retired as chief of police from Cape Girardeau Police Department in 1981, and retired as an instructor at Southeast Missouri State University in 1992. Mrs. Gerecke was a nurse in the Army...
Vickreys together 55 years (04/16/06)
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Vickrey of Jackson recently marked their 55th wedding anniversary. Vickrey and Phyllis Litzelfelner were married April 12, 1951, at First Baptist Church in Jackson. He is the son of John and Helen Vickrey. She is the daughter of Odus and Ethel Litzelfelner...
Popes honored at reception (04/16/06)
Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Pope of Whitewater were honored at a reception Feb. 25, 2006, at Delta Community Center, in celebration of their 50th wedding anniversary. Hosts were their children. Pope and Carolyn Moore were married Feb. 26, 1956, at Randles, by Ollie Harrell. Their attendants were Vivian London, Pauline Hitt, Joyce Slinkard, Jerry Thompson, Robert Moore, and Alvin Pope...
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Out of the past 4/16/06 (04/16/06)
25 years ago: April 16, 1981 An agreement that includes some compromise but substantial pay increases for most of the Cape Girardeau Public Schools' certified staff has received informal administration approval and overwhelming approval from the Community Teachers Association; the salary and fringe benefit package calls for salary increases ranging from 8.3 to 10.9 percent, depending upon a teacher's position on the multistep salary schedule...
He is risen! (04/16/06)
A miraculous event 2,000 years ago in Jerusalem changed the world. On this Easter morning, the story is presented again from the Holy Bible (the Gospel according to St. Matthew, Chapter 28): In the end of the sabbath, as it began to dawn toward the first day of the week, came Mary Magdalene and the other Mary to see the sepulchre. ...
Speak Out 4/16/06 (04/16/06)
East Cape concerns; Voting for incumbents; Paying taxes; Reward work ethic; We deserve better
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