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Stories from Thursday, January 18, 2007

MLK speaker names apathy as biggest problem (01/18/07)
Myrlie Evers-Williams paid a high price to move the United States toward racial equality. She endured several years of terror, teaching her children to drop to the floor if they heard a loud noise outside their house and constantly hoping her husband would return home safely. The highest price she paid was when her husband, civil rights leader Medgar Evers, was gunned down outside the couple's Jackson, Miss., home in 1963...
50 turn out for idea session (01/18/07)
The people who gathered Wednesday night to pore over maps and debate where to place Cape Girardeau's new roads, parks and commercial space were not town planners. The majority of the about 50 people at the Osage Community Centre weren't builders or even in a related field. They were interested residents, and their task was to give ideas to help the city plan for its future...
Time saved, art lost (01/18/07)
Harley Clark remembers when cooking habits of American families changed -- it was the invention of the microwave oven. During the early 1980s, Clark stocked his appliance store with 150 microwave ovens every year before Christmas. They were soon gone, sold for $650 apiece...
Women's efforts in civil rights often overlooked, Evers-Williams says (01/18/07)
The contribution women have made to the civil rights movement often go overlooked, says the first female chair of the NAACP. Myrlie Evers-Williams, who became the head of the NAACP in 1995, said women were in some ways the backbone of the civil rights movement as she spoke to reporters during a news conference preceding Southeast Missouri State University's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Dinner...
Business plans to locate in Scott City (01/18/07)
Southeast Missourian Local and state officials will meet at the Arrowhead Steel facility, 503 Main St., in Scott City at 10 a.m. today for an announcement concerning a business with plans to locate in Scott City. The business, a wire manufacturing firm, will provide 25 jobs in the city in its first year, with expansion afterward...
Cape Girardeau man sentenced for molestation (01/18/07)
Southeast Missourian A Cape Girardeau man charged with molesting two preteen girls was sentenced to 15 years in prison Tuesday by Circuit Judge William Syler. Allen T. Smith, 35, who has been in custody since Nov. 9 on two counts of first-degree child molestation, pleaded guilty and waived a presentencing investigation, Cape Girardeau County Prosecuting Attorney Morley Swingle said in a prepared statement...
Church chili supper scheduled for Friday (01/18/07)
Maple United Methodist Church, 2441 Jean Ann Drive, will hold a chili supper from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. The meal will include chili, hot dogs, dessert and drink. For more information, contact the church at 335-6890...
Parents Without Partners events (01/18/07)
n Parents Without Partners will have a general meeting and orientation from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 2 at Riverside Regional Library, Union and Adams Sts., Jackson. Program will be "Long Term Health Care" presented by David Hahs. Free, open to the public. Call 335-0797 or e-mail: capesemopwp@yahoo.com for more information...
Veterans home officers elected (01/18/07)
New officers for the Missouri Veterans Home Foundation Board have taken over their new duties. Wayne Maupin of Jackson will serve as resident of the 2007 Missouri Veterans Home Foundation Board. Charles P. Hutson of Jackson is the outgoing president; he has been on the board for nine years...
Meals with Friends continues at Salvation Army (01/18/07)
The Salvation Army, 701 Good Hope, Cape Girardeau, will serve Meals with Friends from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Monday to Jan. 26. Any individual is welcome to have a hot meal at no cost. Dessert at each meal is cake or pie. Monday's menu includes turkey and dressing, mashed potatoes, peas and carrots, peaches, rolls and butter; Tuesday, ham and beans, vegetable soup, mixed fruit, cornbread and butter; Wednesday, spaghetti, green beans, applesauce, garlic bread; Thursday, shepherd's pie, pineapples, bread and butter; Friday, tacos, refried beans, peaches.. ...
Fund-raiser planned for Oak Ridge cancer patient (01/18/07)
Family and friends from the Oak Ridge area are planning to hold auction for youngster with cancer. The auction is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday at the Old Appleton Horse Auction Barn. Merchandise, services and gift certificates from many local businesses, restaurants and individuals will be auctioned to raise funds...
Community digest 1/18/07 (01/18/07)
Arts Council trivia night offers competition; Civil War Roundtable set to meet Sunday ; Library presentation planned on expansion; Community Caring Council meets Friday; St. Augustine Parish holds trivia night ; Motown dance benefits Boys and Girls Club; SKYWARN spotter training in the works
Mo. school funding legal battle costs $2.6 million (01/18/07)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The legal battle over Missouri's method of funding public schools already has cost taxpayers more than $2.6 million -- counting money spent both by school districts challenging the funding formula and the state defending it...
Ethanol plant planned near Monroe City (01/18/07)
MONROE CITY, Mo. (AP) -- A Missouri company said it intends to build an ethanol plant in Monroe City, although it has not yet picked a specific site. Gulfstream Bioflex Energy, based in Mount Vernon, announced its plans Wednesday in a news release. Greg Wilmouth, president and chief executive officer of the company, said Monroe City offers access to rail, natural gas, a work force and markets for the plant...
Regulator: Missouri utilities can do more against storms (01/18/07)
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) -- Missouri's electric utilities should be looking for new ways to prevent outages such as the widespread blackouts that continued Thursday after a weekend ice storm, a state regulator said. Robert Clayton, one of five members of the Missouri Public Service Commission, which regulates investor-owned utilities, said the frequency of outages after storms means regulators and power companies should look at such options as burying more lines and using stronger materials...
Elected officials' pay raises set to kick in (01/18/07)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Pay raises for judges and elected officials are likely to take effect, a Senate leader indicated Wednesday. A Senate committee Wednesday discussed a proposal to block the pay raises, which were recommended late last year by a salary commission. But only the sponsors spoke for the measure to reject the raises, and the Missouri Bar opposed it...
Devlin pleads not guilty in Ownby case (01/18/07)
UNION, Mo. (AP) -- Accused kidnapper Michael Devlin made his first appearance before a judge Thursday, entering a plea of not guilty in the abduction of 13-year-old Ben Ownby. The 41-year-old pizzeria worker and part-time funeral home employee remained in the Franklin County Jail during the arraignment, appearing through a video hookup. He is jailed on $1 million bond...
DNR wants to enter lawsuit against Ameren (01/18/07)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Missouri Department of Natural Resources asked a court Wednesday to let it join the state attorney general's lawsuit against Ameren Corp. over the Taum Sauk reservoir collapse, which heavily damaged a state park and injured a family of five in 2005...
Families of kidnapped boys talk to Oprah Winfrey about their ordeal (01/18/07)
CHICAGO -- The families of two kidnapped Missouri boys found last week -- including one kidnapped 4 1/2 years ago -- made their first extended public appearance Wednesday at a taping of the Oprah Winfrey Show. But the families of 15-year-old Shawn Hornbeck and 13-year-old Ben Ownby didn't detail their sons' experiences during the show, which airs today, audience members said as they left the studio...
Devlin charged with abduction of Shawn Hornbeck (01/18/07)
POTOSI, Mo. -- The pizzeria worker already charged with kidnapping Ben Ownby is now charged with the abduction of Shawn Hornbeck, prosecutors said Wednesday. Washington County prosecutor John Rupp said Michael Devlin, 41, was charged with kidnapping and armed criminal action...
House bill would cut interest rates on student loans in half (01/18/07)
The Democratic-controlled U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly to cut interest rates on need-based student loans Wednesday, steadily whittling its list of early legislative priorities. The legislation, passed 356-71, would cut rates on the subsidized loans from 6.8 percent to 3.4 percent in stages over five years at a cost to taxpayers of $6 billion. About 5.5 million students get the loans each year...
FTC: Settlements on the rise that delay introduction of cheap generics (01/18/07)
WASHINGTON -- Drug companies increasingly are reaching legal settlements that delay the introduction of cheaper generic medicines and cheat Americans of billions of dollars a year in savings, federal regulators on Wednesday told lawmakers seeking to ban the agreements...
Deaths from cancer down - again (01/18/07)
ATLANTA -- The tide has turned in the nation's battle against cancer. Cancer deaths in the United States dropped for the second year in a row, health officials reported Wednesday, confirming that the trend is real and becoming more pronounced, too. In Missouri, while total deaths fluctuate year to year, the number of cancer deaths per 100,000 residents fell or remained steady for each of the last seven years of available data...
Prices for California citrus soar after temperatures plummet (01/18/07)
FRESNO, Calif. -- From Valentine's Day bouquets to Superbowl spreads, shoppers soon will be feeling the sting of higher prices from a wave of icy weather that has hit California farms. As much as three-quarters of the state's citrus crop withered in the field during the cold snap, but nearly every winter crop, from avocados to fresh-cut flowers, has suffered severely...
Pelosi's global warming plan shaking up House (01/18/07)
WASHINGTON -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, intent on putting global warming atop the Democratic agenda, is shaking up traditional committee fiefdoms dominated by some of Congress' oldest and most powerful members. She's moving to create a special committee to recommend legislation for cutting greenhouse gases, most likely to be chaired by Rep. Edward Markey, D-Mass., a Democratic leadership aide said Wednesday...
Lack of lights noted by pilot before crash (01/18/07)
WASHINGTON -- Seconds before the crash of a commuter jet that took off from the wrong runway, the co-pilot noted it was "weird" that the Lexington, Ky., airstrip had no lights, according to the transcript of a cockpit recording released Wednesday. Forty-nine of the 50 people aboard Comair Flight 5191 died Aug. 27 after the plane took off in the dark from a runway too short for a passenger jet...
Storm closes Texas schools, businesses (01/18/07)
SAN ANTONIO -- An icy storm blamed for at least 59 deaths in nine states spread snow and freezing rain across Texas all the way to the Mexican border Wednesday, closing the Alamo, glazing freeways and immobilizing communities unaccustomed to such cold. ...
Critics offer resolution against Bush plan for increasing U.S. troops in Iraq (01/18/07)
WASHINGTON -- A second Republican signed onto a Senate resolution Wednesday opposing President Bush's 21,500-troop buildup in Iraq, setting a marker for a major clash between the White House and Congress over the unpopular war. Sen. Olympia Snowe, a moderate from Maine, said she would support a nonbinding resolution that would put the Senate on record as saying the U.S. commitment in Iraq can be sustained only with support from the American public and Congress...
Airbus says it won 824 orders in 2006, falling behind Boeing (01/18/07)
PARIS -- Airbus said Wednesday it won orders for 824 airliners in 2006, falling behind Chicago-based Boeing Co., which won 1,050, for the first time since 2000. The European aircraft maker delivered 434 planes during the year -- 36 more than its U.S.-based rival -- to remain the No. 1 commercial jet maker for the fourth straight year...
Iranians frustrated under hard-line leader (01/18/07)
TEHRAN, Iran -- Prices for vegetables have tripled in the past month, housing prices have doubled since last summer -- and as costs have gone up, so has Iranians' discontent with hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and his focus on confrontation with the West...
Nuclear, environmental fears move 'Doomsday Clock' (01/18/07)
LONDON -- The world is nudging closer to nuclear or environmental apocalypse, a group of prominent scientists warned Wednesday as it pushed the hand of its symbolic Doomsday Clock closer to midnight. The clock, which was set two minutes forward to 11:55, represents the likelihood of a global cataclysm. Its ticks have given the clock's keepers a chance to speak out on the dangers they see threatening Earth...
U.N. agency puts some technical aid to Iran on hold, pending review (01/18/07)
VIENNA, Austria -- The U.N. nuclear agency has suspended some aid to Iran in line with Security Council sanctions calling for an end to assistance for programs that could be misused to make an atomic weapon, diplomats said Wednesday. The diplomats emphasized that the freeze was temporary for now and subject to review and approval by the 35-nation board of the International Atomic Energy Agency...
Russia bolsters police following terror alert (01/18/07)
MOSCOW -- Russia stepped up security in major cities Wednesday, deploying thousands of extra police and urging public vigilance a day after officials warned of a possible terrorist threat on public transportation. In Moscow, which was last hit by terrorist attacks in 2004, officials took the unusual step of ordering cell phone service shut off in the subway system. The measure appeared to be an effort to avert the possibility of explosives being detonated by the phones...
Recent resignation puts pressure on Israeli leader (01/18/07)
JERUSALEM -- Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and Defense Minister Amir Peretz faced new calls to resign Wednesday after Israel's army chief stepped down, succumbing to widespread outrage over the handling of last summer's inconclusive war in Lebanon. Lt. ...
Somali parliament votes to remove speaker (01/18/07)
MOGADISHU, Somalia -- The Somali parliament stripped the speaker position Wednesday from a top lawmaker who was closely associated with the recently ousted Islamic movement, a move the European Union said was disappointing and could hurt reconciliation efforts in the restive country. ...
Philippine military says militants suffer setback (01/18/07)
MANILA, Philippines -- The announcement Wednesday of the killing of Abu Sulaiman, a senior leader of the Abu Sayyaf militant group, represents a major blow against one of the world's most notorious terror organizations. Sulaiman, a 41-year-old whose real name is Jainal Antel Sali Jr., left a legacy of lethal attacks and ransom kidnappings -- outrages that put him on both the U.S. ...
Captured Taliban spokesman claims militant leader lives in Pakistan (01/18/07)
KABUL, Afghanistan -- A captive Taliban spokesman has told Afghan agents that the hard-line militia's chief Mullah Omar lives in southwestern Pakistan and is protected by that country's powerful intelligence service, according to video of his questioning given to reporters Wednesday. Pakistan called the claim "totally baseless."...
Gates suggests he'll request more U.S. troops for duty in Afghanistan (01/18/07)
BAGRAM AIR BASE, Afghanistan -- Defense Secretary Robert Gates suggested Wednesday he would ask President Bush to send more troops to Afghanistan, an increase that could intensify pressure on a U.S. military already straining to wage the war in Iraq...
Notre Dame swimmers slip past Oakville (01/18/07)
The Notre Dame girls swimming team swept all three relays Wednesday night to edge Oakville 96-87 in a dual meet at Central Municipal Pool. The Bulldogs did not have a single swimmer on all three, with Brittany Menz, Lauren Castleman, Audrey Glover and Ashley Nenninger each swimming on a pair of winning relays...
Illinois wins at Minnesota (01/18/07)
MINNEAPOLIS -- Warren Carter had 17 points, 11 rebounds and five assists to lead Illinois to a 64-52 victory over Minnesota on Wednesday night. Carter and the Fighting Illini (14-6, 2-3 Big Ten), who extended their winning streak against the Gophers (7-11, 1-3) to 16 games, dating to the 1998-99 season, did most of their damage before halftime and led by double digits for the last 27 minutes of the game...
Redhawks try to get back on track (01/18/07)
Tennessee State is riding a three-game winning streak, while Southeast Missouri State just had its three-game winning streak snapped. The teams square off at 7:30 p.m. tonight at the Show Me Center as the Redhawks try to even the score against a squad that handed them one of their four narrow Ohio Valley Conference losses...
She's called 'Gator' for good reason (01/18/07)
When Lachelle Lyles told her teammates and coaches prior to the season that she intended to lead the nation in rebounding, she realizes some of them might have been a bit skeptical. It's not that Lyles didn't have solid rebounding credentials -- that is, after all, her No. 1 strength -- but to be the best rebounder among all the players on the country's 324 Division I women's basketball teams?...
Saint Francis Indoor Soccer Invitational results (01/18/07)
The top two teams in each age group at the 13th annual Saint Francis Indoor Soccer Invitational, which included 60 teams and took place Jan. 12 through 14 at the Show Me Center:Under-9 boys -- 1, Jackson United; 2, SMSC Stampede. Under-9 girls -- 1, SMSC Stampede; 2, Jackson United White...
Mingo Eagle Day set for Feb. 3 (01/18/07)
The Mingo National Wildlife Refuge will host Mingo Eagle Day on Feb. 3. The event is offered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Missouri Department of Conservation. Resident eagles always are present and other eagles migrate annually to the 22,000-acre refuge, as well as Duck Creek, an adjacent 6,000-acre conservation area...
Area bowling scores 1/18/07 (01/18/07)
JACKSON LANES Scores from Jan. 8 through 12 MEN High games -- Brian McClanahan 279, Trent Forester 279, Dennis Hacker 279, Robbie Roberts 278, John Litz 277, Harold Tuschoff 269, Jeff McClanahan 269, Stan Lueders 268, Mike Boone 268, Brian McMath 266, Thor Welker 265, Jared Zoellner 264, Jim Burnett 264, Tim Burroughs 259, Jason Mayfield 258, Kyle Bruce 258, Jim Simpson 258, Dave Killgrove 257, C.W. Horton 257, Jim Brown 257, Steven Luttrell 257, Bruce Engert 256, Ed Craft 256...
Clijsters, Hingis advance easily to third round (01/18/07)
MELBOURNE, Australia -- Kim Clijsters extended the winning start to her farewell tour, beating Akiko Morigami 6-3, 6-0 Thursday to reach the third round of the Australian Open. The 23-year-old Belgian, who has announced she is retiring at the end of this season in the hope of starting a family, recovered from an inconsistent opening set to run through the second in 24 minutes...
Sampras elected to Hall of Fame (01/18/07)
Pete Sampras was elected to the International Tennis Hall of Fame on Wednesday, joined in the 2007 class by Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario, Sven Davidson and Russ Adams. "It's kind of icing on the cake for having a good career," Sampras said. "It's an honor to be included with [Rod] Laver and the older generation, [John] McEnroe and [Jimmy] Connors. All those guys."...
Allenby fires 63, claims Hope lead (01/18/07)
PALM DESERT, Calif. -- Robert Allenby got the benefit of a late-morning tee time and went on a birdie binge in the afternoon Wednesday on the way to a 9-under 63 and a two-shot lead in the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic. Mark Calcavecchia and Craig Kanada were tied for second at 65...
Montoya takes mellow attitude into first year (01/18/07)
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Juan Pablo Montoya wasn't fazed by the fiery crash that ended his Nextel Cup debut. And if Ryan Newman wrecked him on purpose, Montoya doesn't care. The brash Colombian is taking a "no worries" approach to his first season in NASCAR, which is shaping up to be one crazy ride already. ...
Tandem of Brady, Belichick stabilizes Patriots (01/18/07)
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- On Tuesdays, Tom Brady meets privately with Bill Belichick for an hour or two, talking football and other subjects. On Sundays, they usually win. "There's no coach I'd rather play for," the New England Patriots quarterback said Wednesday...
Golden girls: Centenarians becoming increasingly common (01/18/07)
Living for a century may not be such a feat much longer. With better health care and more emphasis on living healthier lifestyles, doctors say the odds of reaching 100 years old are getting better. "There's no doubt about that," said Dr. Shelba Branscum, a professor of human environmental studies at Southeast Missouri State University. "The ability to age has improved, and it's due to a whole lot of factors."...
Health news 1/18/07 (01/18/07)
Pandemic influenza guide available The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has developed a free 12-page booklet, "Preparing for Pandemic Flu: A Community Guide." The booklet provides information about the pandemic flu, a plan if a pandemic strikes and how to protect against getting and/or spreading the pandemic flu virus. ...
Standing by the ocean (01/18/07)
Jan. 18, 2007 Dear Julie, In "Groundhog Day," Bill Murray plays an egotistical weatherman doomed to relive Groundhog Day in Punxsutawney, Pa., over and over again until he finally gets it right. On the day for dreaming of spring, the movie presents a bizarre scenario that turns out to be an allegory for life. Imagine that...
Long time passing (01/18/07)
Last week I was sitting in a sidewalk cafe in Santa Barbara, talking with a fellow boomer, when a small ragtag band of war protesters came marching down the street, singing "Give Peace a Chance." The median age appeared to be around 65 and their collective fashion sense mired somewhere in the late '60s...
2 authors appeal over rejection of claim against 'Da Vinci Code' (01/18/07)
LONDON -- Lawyers for two authors who claim the novelist Dan Brown stole their ideas for his blockbuster novel "The Da Vinci Code" urged Britain's Court of Appeal this week to overturn Brown's earlier victory in the copyright infringement case. Lawyers for Michael Baigent and Richard Leigh, who face a legal bill of more than $2 million if the earlier verdict stands, said Tuesday the lower court ruling "was based on a misunderstanding of the law and of the claim."...
Actor Liev Schreiber takes on 'CSI' role (01/18/07)
LOS ANGELES -- Liev Schreiber is a smart and articulate actor, but there's another good reason to listen to the man. Whether he's discussing his guest role on "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" and the art of donning latex gloves or his upcoming Broadway project "Talk Radio," Schreiber's silken voice is a reminder that Brits don't have a corner on glorious pipes...
Top performances that will be forgotten by the academy (01/18/07)
When the Oscar nominations are announced next week, they will undoubtedly omit some of the year's most fun and lively performances. Among them:1. Daniel Craig, "Casino Royale": No performance was more anticipated last year than Craig's entry into the 007 canon, and the consensus was clear: the blond Bond more than met expectations...
This year's Oscar race lacks best-picture favorite (01/18/07)
LOS ANGELES -- The Golden Globes, trade unions, film critics and just about everyone else in Hollywood have weighed in on 2006's best film achievements, helping to solidify the Academy Awards picture -- and muddy it up a bit, too. With Oscar nominations due out Tuesday, a few clear front-runners and some intriguing wild cards have emerged, along with an unusually open race for the top prize...
'Today' show adding fourth hour (01/18/07)
PASADENA, Calif. -- NBC's "Today" show will add a fourth hour in September, stretching television's most popular and lucrative morning show nearly into lunchtime. The fourth hour will likely resemble the current third hour, light on hard news and heavy on lifestyle segments, NBC executives said Wednesday. Al Roker and Ann Curry are currently hosts of the third hour, but NBC News president Steve Capus said it hasn't been determined who will do the fourth hour...
Projections for Southeast Missouri's 2007 economy good despite slow movement during third quarter (01/18/07)
Although the national economy slowed in the third quarter, the outlook for Southeast Missouri in 2007 remains positive. "The projections for 2007 are very good," said John Mehner, president and CEO of the Cape Girardeau Chamber of Commerce. "The numbers may not be as high, but we will be solid here."...
Margarett Cottone (01/18/07)
ANNA, Ill. -- Margarett "Mollie" Cottone, 99, of Anna died Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2007, at City Care Center. She was born June 1, 1907, in Cobden, Ill., daughter of Ed and Nancy Stevens Gaddis. She and Anthony "Tony" Cottone were married June 23, 1923. He died March 6, 1974...
Kenneth Stone (01/18/07)
BENTON, Mo. -- Kenneth Dale Stone, 55, of Benton died Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2007, at his home. He was born Feb. 28, 1951, at Cotton Hill, Mo., son of James Wilburn and Eva Marice Disotell Stone. He and Carolyn C. McBride were married June 20, 1969, at Chaffee, Mo...
Frank Lence (01/18/07)
ANNA, Ill. -- Frank G. Lence, 90, of Anna died Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2007, at City Care Center. He was born June 24, 1916, in Saratoga, Ill., son of George and Nannie Russell Lence. He and Minnie Snell were married Oct. 26, 1936, in Cairo, Ill. She died Feb. 24, 1984. He and Violet Snell Solomon were married April 3, 1986, in Las Vegas, Nev...
Regina Lang (01/18/07)
HIGH RIDGE, Mo. -- Regina Joyce Lang, 61, of High Ridge died Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2007, at her home. She was born Dec. 29, 1945, in Canon City, Colo., daughter of Clyde and Hazel Furrow Horner. She and James Lang were married June 23, 1963. Formerly of Bloomfield, Mo., she had lived in the St. Louis area since 1965. She was a member of Lafayette Bible Baptist Church in Manchester, Mo...
Joe Preyer (01/18/07)
PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. -- Joe Willie Preyer, 53, of Portageville died Monday, Jan. 15, 2007, at Lilbourn, Mo. He was born Feb. 12, 1953, in Millington, Tenn., son of Wallace and Hattie Jefferson Preyer. Preyer was employed the past 29 years with Missouri Department of Transportation...
Chalmer Seabaugh (01/18/07)
PATTON, Mo. -- Chalmer Adoph Seabaugh, 81, of Patton died Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2007, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Perryville, Mo. He was born March 9, 1925, at Marble Hill, Mo., son of Henry and Cora Evelyn Statler Seabaugh. He and Ettie J. Kirkpatrick were married Dec. 27, 1952...
Donald Estes (01/18/07)
Donald Ray Estes, 71, of York, Pa., died Monday, Jan. 15, 2007, at Veterans Administration Hospital in Lebanon, Pa. He was born Nov. 23, 1935, at Millersville, son of Jesse Robert and Ollie Alice Seabaugh Estes Sr. He and Hattie Clements were married Oct. 15, 1962. She died Sept. 21, 1966...
Carol Phillips (01/18/07)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Carol Jean Phillips, 57, of Chaffee died Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2007, at Chaffee Nursing Center. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee is in charge of arrangements.
Frances Wingerter (01/18/07)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Frances Mary Wingerter, 79, of Perryville died Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2007, at Perry Oaks Manor. She was born Oct. 25, 1927, in Perry County, daughter of Raphael and Ruth McClure Zahner. Wingerter was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church...
Kenneth Barnicle (01/18/07)
Kenneth A. "Col. Ken" Barnicle , 87, of Jackson, formerly of Ellisville, Mo., passed away Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2007, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 19, 1919, in St. Louis, son of John A. and Isolene Taff Barnicle. He and Marian Hulsey were married March 23, 1940, in Keysville, Mo. They had been married 66 years when she passed away April 11, 2006...
Zelma Clark (01/18/07)
Zelma Thornton Clark, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2007 at the Lutheran Home. She was born June 1, 1916, in Holcomb, Mo. She first married Julius Thompson in Poplar Bluff, Mo., in 1935. He preceded her in death. She then married Ray Clark May 30, 1969, in Cape Girardeau. ...
Benjamin Borchelt (01/18/07)
Benjamin A. Borchelt, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2007, at the Lutheran Home. He was born May 22, 1914, in Egypt Mills, son of August and Agnes Scholl Borchelt. He and Sarah Hanschen were married April 9, 1939, at Gordonville. Mr. Borchelt held a B.S. in engineering and a law degree from George Washington University in Washington, D.C...
Births 1/18/07 (01/18/07)
Acevedo; Saputo; Roth; Malone; Swinford; Dameron; Sparks; Gosche; Robertson; Dittmer
Cape/Jackson fire report 1/18/07 (01/18/07)
Firefighhters responded to the following calls Tuesday: n At 7:07 p.m., emergency medical service in the 2700 block of Flora Hills Drive. n At 7:09 p.m., a motor vehicle accident at William Street and South Louisiana Avenue. n At 11:04 p.m., citizen assistance in the 1500 block of Briarcliff Drive...
Cape/Jackson police report 1/18/07 (01/18/07)
DWI; Summonses; Thefts; Burglary; Miscellaneous; Jackson: Assault; Theft; Miscellaneous
Out of the past 1/18/07 (01/18/07)
State Rep. Marvin E. Proffer announces he has filed for re-election in the new 158th District, formerly the 155th; the district consists of all of rural Cape Girardeau County, Jackson and four precincts of south Cape Girardeau. Cape Girardeau County Auditor H. Weldon Macke, who is finishing his third four-year term, files for re-election on the Republican ticket...
Bizarre medicine (01/18/07)
Medical research into and an understanding of how the human body can be manipulated to cure or avoid disease or give comfort to those who suffer from debilitating illnesses are generally lauded as welcome medical advances. But recent reports of doctors who use essentially the same techniques to alter patients so they develop predetermined characteristics is not only bizarre, but raises complicated ethical issues as well...
Confusing abbreviation (01/18/07)
To the editor:Thanks for the excellent article and a wealth of information about the progress and needs of our local schools in Sunday's Southeast Missourian. The accomplishments of the Leopold School District show us, among other things, how much it means to have the support of home and community. But I find plenty to be proud of in any of these schools...
School size affects results (01/18/07)
To the editor:So, the smallest school in the area is also the best. For the last 50 years the state has been consolidating schools, making them bigger and bigger, and the quality of education has gotten worse. I wonder if there is any connection. DANNY HALE, Jackson...
Speak Out 1/18/07 (01/18/07)
Stop comparing; Better economy; Heart-warming story; Good news; Truly blessed; Getting ahead; Expansion is needed; Season of lights; False security
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