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Stories from Sunday, November 5, 2006

Perryville schools asking voters to approve $3.36 million bond (11/05/06)
By MARK BLISS Southeast Missourian PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Perryville school officials want voters to approve a $3.36 million general obligation bond issue in Tuesday's election. The measure would increase the school district's tax levy by 31 cents per $100 assessed valuation for six years to pay off the bonds...
County clerks predict high voter turnout (11/05/06)
By RUDI KELLER Southeast Missourian A hotly contested U.S. Senate race and an emotional debate over stem cells should lead to a busy day at area polling places, area election officials said late Friday. Absentee voting in the region is running well ahead of past off-year elections, leading officials to predict a strong turnout...
Housing developers in race for tax credits (11/05/06)
There are seven low-income projects in the area but only three allotments of credits. By SCOTT MOYERS Southeast Missourian Four developers proposing seven low-income housing projects in Cape Girardeau, Perryville and Scott City are jockeying for three slots that will make millions available to them in state and federal tax credits and low-interest loans...
Man stabbed by antlers after deer accident (11/05/06)
Man stabbed by antlers after deer accident RATCLIFF, Texas -- A freak accident left a man hospitalized on Friday after he was apparently stabbed by antlers. Authorities say Paul Nash, 45, and girlfriend Gayla File were driving on Highway 7 from Ratcliff when they hit a deer. ...
Tobacco tax to be topic on radio program today (11/05/06)
Southeast Missourian Supporters and opponents of a proposed state constitutional amendment in Missouri that would increase the tax on tobacco products will be featured today on the local radio show "Going Public." Also featured on the program is an interview with Cassandra McKeown, former public defender and professor of political science at the University of South Dakota...
Football players, coaches aim to motivate at-risk youths (11/05/06)
By CHRIS PAGANO Southeast Missourian About 100 youths from the Division of Youth Services were guests of Southeast Missouri State University Athletic Department, Criminal Justice Department and the football team Saturday. Boys ages 13 to 19 from New Madrid Bend, Girardot Center and Sears Youth Center toured the team's facilities, heard a presentation in the weight room, played flag football with the players and were special guests at the criminal justice tailgate party and the evening game...
Difficult adopted child needs attentive parents (11/05/06)
Question: We have an adopted girl who came to us when she was 4 years old. She is difficult to handle and does pretty much what she pleases. For us to make her obey would be unpleasant for her, and we don't feel we have the right to do that. She's been through a lot in her short life. Besides, we're not her real parents. Do you think she'll be OK if we just give her a lot of love and attention?...
Nation briefs 11/5/06 (11/05/06)
Northwest Airlines to recall furloughed pilots...
SEMO art guild to hold chili cook-off (11/05/06)
Southeast Missourian The Southeast Missouri State University Art Guild will host a chili cook-off from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday. The event will raise funds for the guild, an organization of student artists, and will be held in Memorial Hall. For more information, contact Rochelle Steffen at (573) 275-7039 or e-mail her at girl.photo@yahoo.com...
World briefs 11/5/06 (11/05/06)
Moscow police detain hundreds at rally...
KRCU to focus on stem-cell initiative (11/05/06)
Southeast Public Radio to focus on stem-cell initiative in show on Oct. 22 brief Southeast Public Radio will focus on the Missouri Stem Cell Research and Cures Initiative in a special Election 2006 edition of the "Going Public" radio show on Sunday...
Parties making last-minute push (11/05/06)
By TJ GREANEY Southeast Missourian In the last hours before the Nov. 7 midterm election, Democrat and Republican officials believe there is still time for races to be won or lost. "Missouri is a swing state. Missouri's margins are so small that this makes the difference. It made the difference in 2004, and it will make the difference in 2006," said Josh Haynes, campaign manager for U.S. Rep. Jo Ann Emerson...
International students experience Missouri, learn about elections (11/05/06)
The Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- With all eyes on Missourians to see how they'll vote on everything from a U.S. senator to stem cell research, one set of inquisitive onlookers has traveled far to watch from the sidelines in the Kansas City area...
McCaskill up all night pursuing votes; better-rested Talent flying around state (11/05/06)
By SAM HANANEL The Associated Press ST. LOUIS -- Like a student cramming for final exams, Claire McCaskill pulled an all-nighter. The Democratic Senate candidate, scrambling for votes before Tuesday's election against Republican Sen. Jim Talent, embarked Friday night on a fast-paced tour of the St. Louis area. Her itinerary included more than 30 stops over 24 straight hours, and was to end with a rally Saturday night...
Three Kansas City-area men charged with destroying heavy equipment (11/05/06)
Southeast Missourian INDEPENDENCE, Mo. -- Three suburban Kansas City men have been charged with destroying more than $300,000 worth of construction equipment in what prosecutors described as a joyride gone bad. "It clearly and completely got out of hand," Jackson County Prosecutor Mike Sanders said. "It's a very large loss, not only to the construction companies, but to the community."...
Naked couple's dispute ends at diner (11/05/06)
The Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- No shirt, no service? What about no clothes at all? A couple that began squabbling in a motel room Friday morning carried their dispute over to an adjacent Waffle House diner in the nude, police said. A woman, who was not identified, told officers she was staying in a room with Larry Boyd when he took a hit of cocaine, starting trashing their room and choking her...
Geologist theorizes about rivers not on Earth (11/05/06)
By GREG KLINE The (Champaign) News-Gazette URBANA, Ill. -- Gary Parker looks at images from Saturn's moon Titan and sees the Sangamon, the Illinois, the Wabash and other earthbound rivers. Oh, there are differences to be sure. That stuff running in Titan's rivers is probably liquid methane, not water, for one thing. And if you plucked a stone from the shore to skip across the surface, you likely would be skipping ice, not rock...
Missouri regulators to temporarily take over Casino Aztar (11/05/06)
The Associated Press JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Missouri Gaming Commission is usually in the business of regulating casinos, not running them. But the commission voted unanimously Friday to take over a southeast Missouri casino until a licensed buyer can be found...
Out of step: Idaho professor becomes a campus outcast (11/05/06)
By JESSE HARLAN ALDERMAN The Associated Press POCATELLO, Idaho -- Jeffrey Meldrum holds a Ph.D. in anatomical sciences and is a tenured professor of anatomy at Idaho State University. He is also one of the world's foremost authorities on Bigfoot, the mythical smelly ape-man of the Northwest woods. And Meldrum firmly believes the lumbering, shaggy brute exists...
Doctors, hospitals trying to shorten patients' long wait (11/05/06)
By LINDSEY TANNER The Associated Press CHICAGO -- Time seems to pass at an excruciatingly slow pace when you're waiting for medical care. Whether it's emergency room treatment, routine doctor's appointments, or those anxious days between getting poked and prodded for medical tests and receiving the results, waiting happens to just about everyone seeking medical care...
Improved forecasts for aurora watchers (11/05/06)
By MARY PEMBERTON The Associated Press ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- A Web site is taking some of the guesswork out of when to make a Thermos of hot coffee, throw on a scarf and venture out into the cold night to take in the northern lights -- even if you're far away from the aurora epicenter in Alaska...
Democrats set for election gains (11/05/06)
By DAVID ESPO The Associated Press WASHINGTON -- Long locked out of power, Democrats appear poised to win control of the House and possibly the Senate in midterm elections this week amid a national clamor for change after four years of war in Iraq. Democrats also are on track to replace Republican governors in several states, New York, Ohio and Massachusetts among them...
High-tech federal agency trying to build a better translator (11/05/06)
By BRIAN BERGSTEIN The Associated Press CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- The past few years have shown that U.S. government intelligence goes only so far. One of the biggest challenges is recognizing vital information in foreign languages -- and acting quickly on it...
After election, Supreme Court returns to abortion issue (11/05/06)
By MARK SHERMAN The Associated Press WASHINGTON -- Americans still will be chewing over election results Wednesday morning when the nine Supreme Court justices file into their courtroom for two of the biggest cases of the young term. Voters in some states will be deciding whether to impose restrictions on abortions; one proposal would outlaw almost all abortions in South Dakota...
Female bishop becomes leader of Episcopal Church (11/05/06)
By RACHEL ZOLL The Associated Press WASHINGTON -- Katharine Jefferts Schori took office Saturday as the first female leader of The Episcopal Church and the first woman priest to head an Anglican province, two landmarks that could quickly be overshadowed by divisions over the Bible and sexuality throughout world Anglicanism...
Navy's Blue Angels team turns 60 (11/05/06)
The Associated Press PENSACOLA, Fla. -- Touring with the Blue Angels was supposed to give Ernie Christensen a respite between deployments as a combat pilot in Vietnam. But Christensen, a retired rear admiral who went on to command the Navy's Top Gun fighter school, said flying with the Blue Angels was sometimes more demanding than combat...
Leftists pour into Mexican university to prepare for massive protest (11/05/06)
By IOAN GRILLO The Associated Press OAXACA, Mexico -- Rickety buses and cars carrying leftists from across Mexico rolled into Oaxaca's university Saturday to join protesters preparing for a massive march to confront police. Demonstrators plan to march today from the university to police encampments in the center of the city as part of their five-month protest to oust the state's governor...
Iraqi leader calls for calm (11/05/06)
It was hoped that Saddam's trial would heal the deep wounds among Iraqis. By CHRISTOPHER BODEEN The Associated Press BAGHDAD, Iraq -- Iraq's prime minister on Saturday urged his countrymen to accept the verdict against Saddam Hussein without violence, then in the next breath declared that the former dictator must get "what he deserves" with the decision that could send him to the gallows...
With world watching, Sandinista leader Daniel Ortega makes fourth attempt at presidency (11/05/06)
Polls showed Ortega with a lead over his opponent but just shy of winning outright. By TRACI CARL The Associated Press MANAGUA, Nicaragua -- With an army of observers keeping watch, Sandinista leader Daniel Ortega makes his fourth attempt to return to the presidency today in an election being monitored closely by the United States and its antagonist Venezuela...
Thousands of Turks march against Islamic radicals (11/05/06)
The Associated Press ANKARA, Turkey -- Thousands of nationalist Turks marched in the capital Saturday, vowing to defend the secular regime against radical Islamic influences and urging the government not to make too many concessions in order to gain European Union membership...
N. Korea lashes out at Japan over nuclear talks (11/05/06)
The Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea -- North Korea called Japanese officials "political imbeciles" on Saturday for saying they will not accept Pyongyang as a nuclear power, less than a week after the reclusive communist state agreed to return to international arms talks on its atomic program...
Notre Dame, Saxony Lutheran bring home third-place finishes (11/05/06)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A step up to Class 3 in cross country did not seem to slow down Notre Dame, which finished third in the boys race Saturday at the state meet at the Oak Hills Golf Center. Nationally-ranked Potosi cruised to the title with 16 points, West Plains was second with 115 and Notre Dame had 142 points. Branson rounded out the top four with 160 points...
Area digest (11/05/06)
Kimbeland second atSEMO Cup tournament The Kimbeland Country Club contingent finished second at the SEMO Cup golf tournament on Oct. 14 at Hidden Trails in Dexter, Mo. Westwood Hills Country Club of Poplar Bluff had the first-place score. The event included 36 holes of competition in four formats -- nine holes each of scramble, four-ball, Chapman and alternate shot -- with teams scoring the best five two-man scores among its six entries...
Cubs take more than share of setbacks (11/05/06)
WARRENSBURG, Mo. -- Bell City entered the Class 1 state volleyball tournament having lost only one match and a total of six sets all season. The Cubs left the University of Central Missouri's Multipurpose Building with a 1-7 mark in state tournament sets and three losses and a tie added to their record. On Saturday morning, Bell City fell 25-23, 25-15 to Osceola in the consolation match and took home a fourth-place trophy...
Crusaders come up short in bid for third straight Class 1 crown (11/05/06)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Saxony Lutheran's two-year reign as the Class 1 boys cross country champion ended Saturday at the Oak Hills Golf Center, where the Crusaders had to settle for third place at the state cross country championship. Lone Jack topped the field with 71 points, followed by Valley Park with 88 and Saxony with 96. West Platte rounded out the top four with 123 points...
Area calendar (11/05/06)
Baseball n Individual/group lessons: Former Southeast Missouri State standout and current professional baseball player Zach Borowiak is offering individual and group training for youngsters through high school age at the Prospect Sports Academy indoor training facility, located at 9727 Highway 61 in Jackson. Info: Borowiak, (618) 534-9920...
Football opportunities (11/05/06)
Football opportunities To the Editor: Marty Mishow's column in the Oct. 29 edition of the Southeast Missourian referenced a traveling football team that local resident George Foster is attempting to establish. Although it was unintended, the column insinuates that there are no other alternatives for economically disadvantaged youth to play football in the city of Cape Girardeau. This cannot be further from the truth...
Fan speak (11/05/06)
Not the same IN THE Oct. 25 edition, Southeast Missourian sports writer Jeremy Joffray noted in an article that the New Salem Baptist volleyball team was unbeaten and that they would be putting their record up against the best teams in the state during the Missouri Christian School Athletic Association Tournament. ...
Hall of Fame weekend spurs memories for former athletes (11/05/06)
All the smiles creasing the faces of the people making up Southeast Missouri State's fifth Athletic Hall of Fame class pretty well told the story. The group expressed great pride that the university they still hold dear to their hearts deemed them fit for induction into such an exclusive club...
Nebraska tops Tigers, takes lead in division (11/05/06)
LINCOLN, Neb. -- Zac Taylor better watch out. Maurice Purify says he's coming after his job. "It might happen," a smiling Purify said after Nebraska's 34-20 victory over Missouri on Saturday. "My QB rating is better than his." Purify threw a 28-yard TD pass to Terrence Nunn on his first career attempt and then caught a scoring pass from Taylor as the Cornhuskers bolted to leads of 17-0 and 27-6...
Rams' defense ready for another tough test (11/05/06)
ST. LOUIS -- A week after LaDainian Tomlinson steamrolled the St. Louis Rams, along comes Larry Johnson to administer more punishment. Johnson, the Kansas City Chiefs' 230-pound feature back, likely is licking his chops. He had 155 yards on a franchise-record 39 carries and caught two passes for a total of 41 touches last week against the Seahawks, yet claimed no soreness the next day...
At long last, basketball season is here (11/05/06)
It's finally here. Ready or not, this week the Southeast Missouri State basketball games start to count on the records. Of course, the real seasons for both teams will come a little later down the road, when Ohio Valley Conference play begins. But this week, two squads in transitional periods tip off campaigns that figure to be interesting on a variety of levels...
Clipper tour from Seattle to Victoria, B.C., offers fun way to travel (11/05/06)
By STEVE QUINN The Associated Press VICTORIA, British Columbia -- A blue haze crowns the Olympic Mountains as the Victoria Clipper plies Puget Sound, heading from Seattle to Victoria, on the southeastern tip of Vancouver Island, in British Columbia, Canada...
Plimoth Plantation brings 17th-century New England to life (11/05/06)
By BRANDIE M. JEFFERSON The Associated Press PLYMOUTH, Mass. -- Men in knickers shout directions in archaic English as they work together building a house. Women in long skirts and bonnets sit in the shade, taking breaks from sewing to gossip. At the English Village at Plimoth Plantation, it's always 1627...
Private railroad cars provide a step back in time (11/05/06)
By LISA CORNWELL The Associated Press CINCINNATI -- Financial barons and wealthy socialites once traveled the country on luxurious private railroad cars, dining on fine china and crystal and pampered by stewards. Today's travelers can recapture that romantic era with journeys on some of the same cars...
Beauty queen (11/05/06)
Amber Seyer's family and friends gave her the confidence she needed to compete in the Miss Missouri USA pageant last weekend. It was an intense night for the 20-year-old Oran woman, who competed against 63 other women for the chance to represent the state in the Miss USA pageant...
The next big market: Country's Music Row hopes to expand audience (11/05/06)
By TRAVIS LOLLER The Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- When country music acts started noticing more Hispanic fans at their concerts, it didn't take long for Music Row to start dreaming of its Next Big Audience. After all, many Hispanics in the United States, especially Mexicans, already love norteno, a traditional sound that sprang from the rural experience of northern Mexico...
Dilbert cartoonist able to talk again after largely recovering (11/05/06)
By RACHEL KONRAD The Associated Press DUBLIN, Calif. -- A balding, bespectacled working stiff inexplicably loses his voice -- except when speaking in rhyme or pinching his nose. It may sound like a farcical plot for a popular cartoon satirizing American office culture, but "Dilbert" cartoonist Scott Adams says he recovered less than a week ago from just such an affliction...
Brad Paisley hopes to avoid shutout at awards ceremony (11/05/06)
By JOHN GEROME The Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Some entertainers say award shows don't matter. Not Brad Paisley. When the singer went to last year's Country Music Association gala in New York with a leading six nominations and left 0-for-6, it hurt...
Shirley Heinrich (11/05/06)
Shirley Heinrich, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Nov. 3, 2006, at her home. A memorial service will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Chapel.
Rita Mayfield (11/05/06)
Rita Ann Mayfield, 53, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Nov. 3, 2006, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. She was born Feb. 8, 1953, in Chaffee, Mo., daughter of Clarence A. and Alma B. Schwartz LeGrand. She and John Mayfield were married March 14, 1981, in Cape Girardeau...
Emma Bartels (11/05/06)
Emma J. Bartels, 96, of Jackson passed away Friday, Nov. 3, 2006, at the Monticello House in Jackson. She was born Sept. 25, 1910, near Tilsit, daughter of August F. and Bertha J. Sternberg Bartels. Emma was confirmed at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Tilsit in 1924, and was a faithful, lifelong member, serving many years on the Altar Guild...
Charles McKee Sr. (11/05/06)
Charles Avon McKee Sr., 81, of Colorado Springs, Colo., formerly of Arab, Mo., passed away Thursday, Oct. 26, 2006, at 9:30 p.m. with his wife and children at his side. He had a short, intense struggle with cancer. He was born Aug. 21, 1925, to Roscoe Millard and Clara Glasener McKee...
Simon-Adams (11/05/06)
Stacey Leigh Simon and Zachary Joe Adams were married May 27, 2006, at Missouri Botanical Gardens in St. Louis. Rabbi Joshua Talb performed the ceremony. Music was by the Chesterfield Quartet. The bride is the daughter of Mark and Carolyn Korlin of St. Louis. The groom is the son of Bob and Pam Adams of Jackson...
McPhillips-Plucker (11/05/06)
Rachel Sanderson McPhillips and Julius "Jay" Plucker V were married Aug. 5, 2006, at Christ the Redeemer Episcopal Church in Montgomery, Ala. The Revs. Gregory Evans and Carrie Tuttle performed the ceremony. Pianist was Corbett Lunsford of Chicago, brother-in-law of the bride; and vocalists were Grace Lunsford, sister of the bride; and Summer Whatley of Montgomery...
Thiele-Lorenz (11/05/06)
Megan Leigh Thiele and Brandon Christopher Lorenz were united in marriage Sept. 30, 2006, at First Presbyterian Church in Jackson. Terry Culbertson performed the ceremony. Violinist was Suzanne Wittwer of Columbia, Mo. Ed and Doris Thiele of Jackson are parents of the bride. The groom is the son of Dane and Sherry Lorenz of Fruitland, and Todd and Teresa Burns of Jackson...
Oslo-Weeks (11/05/06)
Krista Kathleen Olson and Peter Lowell Weeks exchanged vows Aug. 5, 2006, at Cape Bible Chapel. Dan Greene performed the ceremony. Pianist was Shane Steck, guitarist was Lowell Weeks, and vocalists were Becky, Erica and Lowell Weeks. The bride is the daughter of Dr. Gary and Cindy Olson of Cape Girardeau. The groom is the son of Lowell and Lynda Weeks of Syracuse, N.Y...
Bloodworth-Walther (11/05/06)
Doug Roberts of Oran, Mo., and Sue Roberts of Cape Girardeau announce the engagement of their daughter, Tina Marie Bloodworth, to Ryan Edward Walther, son of Ralph and Mary Walther of Gordonville. Bloodworth is a graduate of Oran High School, and is attending Mineral Area College in Park Hills, Mo. She is employed at Southeast Missouri Hospital...
Hutson-Hoffman (11/05/06)
Jo Ann Dallas of Cape Girardeau and Dwayne and Terry Hutson of Marquand, Mo., announce the engagement of their daughter, Kimberley Rose Hutson, to Martin Hoffman Jr., both of Jackson. He is the son of Martin and Deborah Hoffman of Cape Girardeau. Hutson is a 2000 graduate of Jackson High School, and a 2006 graduate of the nursing program at Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center. She is a licensed practical nurse at the Lutheran Home...
Warrens celebrate 60th event (11/05/06)
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Warren of Cape Girardeau celebrated their 60th anniversary at home with family and friends. The couple was married Oct. 11, 1946, at the home of the bride in Cottage Hills, Ill. They lived in the Alton, Ill., area several years before he retired, and then moved to Missouri in 1984...
South Elementary School (11/05/06)
4th grade -- Isaac Armstrong, Logan Bader, Joshua Barber, Jordan Brown, Spencer Brown, Darin Campbell, Seth Carr, Calen Crites, Rachel Crites, Ty Crowden, Faith Detweiler, Jessie Dunlap, Drake Froemsdorf, Casey Gray, Layton Hahs, Jericka Helton, Jack Jeffers, Emily Jones, Austin Keller, Aleisha Kelley, Lenzy Ladd, Jordan Mackey, Willie McFarland, Caylee McLeod, Ashton McWilson, Devin Murphy, Natalie Payne, Amelia Popp, Brandon Price, Makayla Price, Justin Sanchez, Jasmine Scott, McKinzie Scott, Shelby Seabaugh, Taylor Seabaugh, Ashley Shelton, Alex Smith, Jackson Smith, Heather Stark, Joshua Stone, Tommy Tran, Bricela Trejo, Dalton Tripp, Mason Turner, Abby Vargas, Sierra Welker, Drew Weston, Haley White. ...
Oak Ridge School (11/05/06)
4th grade -- Brianna Carron, Brooke Grable, Amanda Lee, Lane Lukefahr, Leah Puchbauer, Marissa Schamburg, Jacob Seabaugh, Chelsea Seyer, Rebecca Slinkard, Thomas Warren, Zachariah Watkins, Kaylen Woods. 5th grade -- Patricia Austin, Andrea Blackwell, Patrick Cochran, McKenzie Elam, Jacob Hengl, Emma Hemmann, jacob LeGrand, Cameron Moore, Janelle Myers, Andrew Puchbauer, Rachel Seyer, Morgan Smith...
Delta Elementary School (11/05/06)
Kindergarten -- Damon Bartels, Andrew Brown,Trevor Fluegge, Gracie Huffman, Jaden Kight, Devin Lesch, Leannah Lunsford, Carlie Milz, Landon Rhodes, Macey Smith, Dezirah Swain, Amber VanGennip 1st Grade -- Robbie Adams, Bailey Beggs, Kirstin Buchheit, Tamera Dennis, Cassie Eichhorn, Liam Green, Trenton Henson, Andrew Hess, Adam Hodge, Raymond Jeffries, Joseph Landewee, Casey Lands, Clayton McDaniel, Kim Nettles, Tyler Stroder, Chris Tolbert, Cameron While...
Delta Jr. & Sr. High School (11/05/06)
7th Grade -- Renae Bartels, Courtney Beggs, Neelye Blue, Harley Criddle, Myra Henson, Dallas Naramore 8th Grade -- Alex Amelunke, Rachel Bartels, Charles Draughon, Lisa Henderson, Dylan Lands, Heather Malone 9th Grade -- Katie Brucker, Alan Collins, Staci Devore, Lindsay Dolan, Cody Helderman, Anthony Hendrickson, Kaylee Kohler, Brianna Long, Lynn McKuin, David Nettles, Amanda Slinkard, Taylor Smith...
Kelly High School (11/05/06)
9th Grade -- Ellen Ashcraft, Londyn Backfisch, Kelsey Blue, Cory Brock, Kristal Carmack, Mallory Cowger, Hollyanne Hoerning, Justine Hulshof, Cody Kern, Carissa Klipfel, Andy Klunk, Evan Masters, Ariel Morrow, Chelsea Paul, Brittany Pemberton, Torie Price, Ryan Rolwing, Cory Slusher, Neely Tetley, Hannah Vinyard, Aaron Welter...
Nell Holcomb School (11/05/06)
6th grade -- Rachel Diamond, Jacob Schenimann 7th grade -- Elizabeth Heise 8th grade -- Amanda Alberternst, Morgan Caldwell, Isabelle Criddle, Ivie Ervin, River King, Lechelle Pope 6th grade -- Daniel Bollinger, Allison Gribler, Skyler Hanks, Savannah Hess, Kendra Kennedy, Tara Lane LaBeff, Austin Murphy, Clayton Myers, Alexia Phillips, Clayton Reece, Will Simmons, Scott Smith...
Cape Central Middle School (11/05/06)
Fifth Grade -- Aleksandra Aleksandrova, Cheyenne Allen, Austin Bagley, Chandler Bagley, Miranda Barnes, Bailey Bliss, Jacob Boerboom, Dalton Buchanan, Skyler Carter, Hector Castorena, Eric Craiglow, Cadie Crites, Josh Greaser, Emily Hagan, Britany Hubbard, Karley Ing, Colin Keele, Kendra Kelch, Truman Kinsey, Gabriella Knox, Bailey Kralemann, Samantha Lewis, Rachael Long, Dakota Lott, Nathan Lutes, Jesse Mahan, Duncan McKinley, Aaron Mehner, Alex Mehner, Jasmine Mohdzain, Tyler Myers, Alyssa Nimmer, Alex Ogle, Vikas Rudrappa, Jessica Shirrell, Travis Simmons, Kaitlyn Staggs, Jordon Stone, Caleb Strictland, Scottie Thomas, Kristen Thompson, Dusty Tolbert, Tanisha Watkins, Taylor Welker, Ashley Westbrook, Kristen Wikel, Bo Wilfreth, and Ben Yount. ...
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Out of the past 11-5-06 (11/05/06)
25 years ago: Nov. 5, 1981 In unprecedented action, the Cape Girardeau County Democratic Central Committee announces it has endorsed state Rep. Jerry Ford of Cape Girardeau in his Democratic bid for the 10th Congressional District; it is the first time the committee has endorsed a candidate before a primary election...
It's not funny (11/05/06)
The Cape Girardeau County prosecuting attorney's decision last month not to file charges against a 17-year-old Central High School student after the student allegedly wrote a note regarding a "pretend" shooting at the school was based on the burden of proof. Missouri law requires, in such cases, proof that the student actually intended to carry out the plan. Prosecutor Morley Swingle doesn't believe the facts support such a proof...
Candidates' positions clarified (11/05/06)
To the editor: A Nov. 1 article in the Southeast Missourian over the battle in the 161st District state representative race between Democrat Steve Hodges and Republican Gary Branum stated that the Democratic Party sent out direct-mail pieces indicating Hodges opposes raising the minimum wage...
Thank you, Cape Girardeau (11/05/06)
To the editor: As an elected messenger to our Missouri Baptist Convention held in Cape Girardeau, I wanted to express my appreciation and pride to our great city of Cape Girardeau. Some 1,400 Baptists from across our state gathered in Cape Girardeau this week for our annual meeting, and we were treated graciously by businesses and citizens. ...
Speak Out 11/05/06 (11/05/06)
Church chaos GOING TO church is something I want to do to thank God for all his blessings. But after church last Sunday, I found myself so upset that I got absolutely nothing out of it and had to go home and ask for God's forgiveness. My parents taught me how to behave in church. Two families allowed their children to scream repeatedly, throw fits and cause chaos during the service. When children act up, leave or take turns going to church so the rest of the parish can get something out of it...
Mating season (11/05/06)
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