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Stories from Thursday, February 15, 2007

1 failure-to-register case dropped (02/15/07)
One of nine men wanted for failing to register as sex offenders in December was not required to do so after all. Roy L. Pegg, 62, whose last known address was in Jackson, had been convicted of felony sexual misconduct conviction involving a child, but that conviction was vacated by the St. Charles County circuit court Dec. 2, 2005, according to Sgt. Sharon Jones of the Cape Gir?ardeau County Sheriff's Department...
Mayoral hopeful to run as write-in (02/15/07)
John Graham was denied a spot on the April 3 ballot for mayor of Jackson, but he's not giving up his pursuit of the office. Now the Jackson businessman will run as a write-in candidate, he said Wednesday. An expensive appeal of last week's court decision blocking him from the ballot is out of the question, Graham said. The only avenue remaining, he said, is an intense campaign to convince voters the extra effort to write his name in on the ballot will be worth the political rewards...
Jackson bus fleet receives national award (02/15/07)
Jackson School District has been recognized as one of the 10 best in the nation for bus safety. School Bus Fleet magazine, which annually highlights the best school bus fleets in the United States, included Jackson in its January issue of "Great Fleets Across America 2007."...
Stepping out (02/15/07)
"P.B., P.B.S. -- STEP!" STOMP, STOMP. A group of eight men clap, then slap their hands against their hips as if they're beating a drum. The men yell, "Whoooo!" For several minutes, the beats echo throughout the University Center ballroom on the campus of Southeast Missouri State University as members of the Phi Beta Sigma fraternity practice for an upcoming step show competition...
Woman risks pride and $50 investment on sign of love (02/15/07)
It was a risk for 27-year-old Heidi McIntosh to invest $50 -- the price for using the reader board at the Broadway McDonald's -- to ask her boyfriend Daniel McBrant to marry her. Confident that he would say yes, she also purchased an engagement ring for her beau of little more than six months...
Salvation Army to serve meals (02/15/07)
The Salvation Army, 701 Good Hope St., Cape Girardeau, will serve meals with friends from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Monday to Feb. 23. All meals include cake or pie. Monday's menu includes chicken and dumplings, mashed potatoes, corn, peaches, bread and butter; Tuesday, sloppy Joes on bun, chips, mixed fruit; Wednesday, turkey and noodles, green beans, potatoes, cranberry sauce, rolls and butter; Feb. 23, tacos, refried beans, corn, applesauce; Feb. 24, tuna or turkey salad sandwiches, chips, pineapple...
'Growing hope' for new building (02/15/07)
Lutheran Family and Children's Services of Missouri kicked off its statewide capital campaign, "Growing Hope," at St. Andrew Lutheran Church Saturday. Statewide, LFCS is seeking to raise $8.75 million through the campaign. The community event for families and donors offered amusements for children including games, a planting station, puppets and face painting. Funds raised for capital improvements will support and sustain the programs LFCS provides to the community in a new, larger building...
Planning and Zoning gets update on DREAM (02/15/07)
Planning and Zoning commissioners received an update on the DREAM Initiative for downtown revitalization and green-lighted several zoning requests Wednesday. With the new zoning one developer says he will bring a Meineke Muffler shop to Cape Girardeau...
Cape man faces statutory sodomy charge (02/15/07)
A Cape Girardeau man convicted of sodomy against a young girl in 1995 is accused committing the same crime between 1995 and 1997. Eric L. Johnson, 30, of 813 S. Sprigg St., was charged Tuesday with four counts of first-degree statutory sodomy. According to the probable-cause statement, Johnson reportedly sexually assaulted a 5-year-old girl over a two-year period in a Sikeston, Mo., residence...
In federal court 2/15/07 (02/15/07)
pleaded guilty Age: 39 Residence: Poplar Bluff, Mo. Charge: possession of child pornography Summary: With his guilty plea, Blattel admitted that on March 16, after consenting to allow police to investigate his computers, police uncovered on one of his computers 10 or more still image files of minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct. ...
Around Southeast Missouri 2/15/07 (02/15/07)
Cardwell still testing city drinking water CARDWELL, Mo. -- Aldermen met Thursday to discuss results from the Department of Natural Resources' recent sampling of the city's drinking water. "Although all tests have come back clean, the department is testing to make sure the soil and ground water from the known contaminated sites haven't permeated and entered into the drinking water," said water superintendent Charlie Smith. ...
Hundreds attend Valentine brunch (02/15/07)
All the couples at the Arena Building on Wednesday had been married a long time, but Joe Lynn and Vesta Mae Meyer of Jackson had the exact time worked out -- 70 years, seven months and a day. "It's been all good," said Joe Meyer, who married Vesta Mae on July 13, 1936...
Community digest 2/15/07 (02/15/07)
Cape Girardeau Civil War Roundtable will meet ; AARP offers assistance with filing of tax returns; Women Voters to discuss disaster preparedness; Upcoming contra dance scheduled for March 3
Community cuisine 2/15/07 (02/15/07)
Wesley UMC Fruitland plans free dinner Wesley United Methodist Church of Fruitland, 142 Carnation Lane just off Highway 177, will sponsor a free ham and bean dinner from 3 to 6 p.m. Feb. 24. Menu includes ham and beans, cornbread, coleslaw, desserts and drinks. For more information, call Kevin Cawley, pastor, at 243-5948 or go online at the church Web site, www.wesleyumcfruitland.com...
Judge denies Devlin transfer as prosecutor pursues another charge (02/15/07)
UNION, Mo. (AP) -- A Franklin County judge denied a motion Thursday to transfer accused kidnapper Michael Devlin to the St. Louis County jail, ruling that keeping him here poses no security risk. Devlin faces a charge of first-degree kidnapping in this rural county 40 miles west of St. Louis for the Jan. 8 abduction of Ben Ownby...
Fenton plant losing a shift; state may revoke tax breaks (02/15/07)
FENTON, Mo. -- After DaimlerChrysler announced plans Wednesday to cut jobs at the suburban St. Louis plant where it makes Dodge and Chrysler minivans, Missouri officials said they may revoke tax cuts granted to the company. About 1,300 workers will lose their jobs in Fenton, government leaders said. ...
School finance expert defends state during funding trial (02/15/07)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A school finance expert testified Wednesday that Missouri's new method of paying for public schools is a sound approach that other states should consider. About half of the state's school districts sued Missouri in 2004, arguing it doesn't spend enough on education and distributes the money unfairly. The trial has been under way for six weeks...
Iowa woman appeals death penalty case (02/15/07)
ST. LOUIS -- The first woman to be sentenced to death in the federal system since 1953 should be granted a new trial because the first one was fraught with problems, her defense lawyer told a federal appeals court Wednesday. But assistant federal prosecutor C.J. Williams said 42-year-old Angela Johnson received a fair trial for the drug-related slayings of five people near Mason City, Iowa, in 1993, and that the verdict should stand...
Inspectors offer reward for information on pipe bombs (02/15/07)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The U.S. Postal Inspection Service is offering up to $100,000 as a reward for information about two explosive devices mailed to companies in Chicago and Kansas City. "We are just seeking to utilize all the resources we have, including the American public," Rich Sheehan, national spokesman for U.S Postal Inspection Service, said in a phone call Wednesday...
Couples brave freezing temps to say 'I do' at St. Louis Arch (02/15/07)
ST. LOUIS -- True love may conquer all, but it was still pretty cold in those wedding dresses Wednesday as more than 100 couples tied the knot on Valentine's Day under the Gateway Arch. Many of the brides were decked out in wedding gowns and veils despite snow drifts and a wind chill of minus 2...
House expands tax cuts on retirement benefits (02/15/07)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A proposal initially designed to help retirees by cutting the state's income tax on Social Security benefits and pensions now includes all Missourians -- regardless of age. The initial plan would have covered, for those who are at least 65 years old, the Social Security benefits, teacher pensions and pensions from police and fire departments that opted out of Social Security. That would result in an annual loss of $130 million in state tax revenue...
Appeals court rules EEOC can proceed with suit against Wal-Mart (02/15/07)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission can continue its disability discrimination lawsuit against Wal-Mart Stores Inc., according to an appeals court ruling Tuesday. The EEOC filed the suit in January 2004 claiming that Bentonville, Ark.-based Wal-Mart violated the Americans with Disabilities Act when it refused to hire a western Missouri man who has cerebral palsy...
Bush says he can't prove top Iranian leaders had weapons sent to Iraq (02/15/07)
WASHINGTON -- Challenged on the accuracy of U.S. intelligence, President Bush said Wednesday there is no doubt the Iranian government is providing armor-piercing weapons to kill American soldiers in Iraq. But he backed away from claims the top echelon of Iran's government was responsible...
Chrysler cuts 13,000 jobs, idles assembly plant (02/15/07)
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- For 13,000 Chrysler workers, Feb. 14 will now be known as the Valentine's Day massacre. On Wednesday, Chrysler announced its long-awaited restructuring, which included a 16 percent reduction in its work force, shift reductions, a plant closing and a surprise hint that the plan could lead to a DaimlerChrysler divorce...
State Farm: No more new commercial, homeowner policies in Mississippi (02/15/07)
Mississippi's largest homeowner insurer said Wednesday it has had enough of the "untenable" legal and political climate and is suspending writing new homeowners and commercial policies in a state still struggling to recover from Hurricane Katrina...
Salmonella cases may be linked to peanut butter (02/15/07)
ATLANTA -- A salmonella outbreak that has slowly grown to nearly 300 cases in 39 states since August may be linked to tainted peanut butter, federal health officials said Wednesday. It is believed to be the first salmonella outbreak associated with peanut butter in U.S. ...
Franken announces bid for Minnesota Senate (02/15/07)
MINNEAPOLIS -- Comedian Al Franken announced Wednesday that he will run for the Senate in 2008, seeking the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican incumbent Norm Coleman. Franken's announcement came on the final day of his show on the liberal radio network Air America. ...
Paternity claims keep Smith's body unburied (02/15/07)
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- The bickering over Anna Nicole Smith spiraled into a post-mortem legal war Wednesday, with judges on both coasts issuing rulings and a parade of lawyers fighting for control of the body. At the end of the day, though, Smith's remains still were at the medical examiner's office, and a judge here said the dispute could be lengthy. ...
Sleet, winds combine to make a mess of Valentine's Day in Northeast, Midwest (02/15/07)
TOLEDO, Ohio -- With snow blowing over slippery roads in this frigid city, everyone but emergency workers was ordered to stay off the roads for several hours Wednesday. So what was Derrick Jones doing out there, delivering red roses and heart-shaped balloons?...
Utah mall reopens two days after teen gunned down five (02/15/07)
SALT LAKE CITY -- A shopping mall where five people were gunned down this week reopened Wednesday, as authorities tried to figure out why a teenage Bosnian immigrant committed the rampage and how he got his hands on a gun. FBI agent Patrick Kiernan, in Salt Lake City, said the bureau had no reason to believe Sulejman Talovic, who was killed by police, was motivated by religious extremism or an act of terrorism...
U.S. troops meet little resistance in initial phase of Baghdad security plan (02/15/07)
BAGHDAD, Iraq -- Thousands of U.S. troops swept house to house through mostly Shiite areas virtually unopposed Wednesday in the opening phase of the long-awaited Baghdad security crackdown. But four U.S. soldiers were killed outside of the capital in an area not covered by the operation...
EU report accuses member nations of colluding with CIA detentions (02/15/07)
STRASBOURG, France -- A yearlong European parliamentary investigation into CIA flights transporting terror suspects to secret prisons has yielded a report singling out Britain, Germany and other European heavyweights as colluding with the U.S. secret detention program in an apparent breach of human rights standards...
Southeast softball schedule (02/15/07)
Feb. 23 -- vs. Alabama A&M, 10 a.m., vs. Memphis, 4 p.m., at Memphis tournament Feb. 24 -- vs. Evansville, 11 a.m., vs. Central Arkansas, 3 p.m., at Memphis tournament
New Salem girls seek third straight state title (02/15/07)
New Salem Baptist Academy of Marble Hill will attempt to capture its third straight 2A girls Missouri Christian School Athletic Association state title when play begins today in Joplin. New Salem is 15-1 with its only loss coming to People's Christian of Arnold at the St. ...
Redhawks' lone home indoor meet is Friday (02/15/07)
With the Ohio Valley Conference indoor track and field meet barely a week away, Southeast Missouri State teams are in need of a tuneup. Coach Joey Haines is pleased that will be at home as his program hosts its only meet of the indoor season. The annual Redhawks Invitational will take place at the Student Recreation Center on Friday beginning at 6:30 p.m. There is no admission charge...
Local wrestlers set their sights on state medal haul (02/15/07)
There will not be any undefeated state champions coming out of the area's five state qualifiers this year, but all five should have legitimate shots to make their way to the medal round in the three-day state wrestling meet, which begins today at Mizzou Arena in Columbia...
Redhawks ready to make some noise (02/15/07)
While it won't go down as one of the best seasons in Southeast Missouri State's impressive softball history, what the Redhawks accomplished last year still was noteworthy. The 2006 Redhawks snapped a string of four consecutive losing records and posted the program's best Ohio Valley Conference mark since 2001, going 28-24 overall and a fifth-place 14-13 in the OVC...
Southeast baseball schedule (02/15/07)
Feb. 17 -- at Jackson State (2), 1 p.m. Feb. 18 -- at Jackson State, 1 p.m. Feb. 23 -- South Dakota State, 2 p.m. Feb. 24 -- South Dakota State, 1 p.m. Feb. 25 -- South Dakota State, 1 p.m. March 3 -- Cleveland State, 1 p.m. March 4 -- Cleveland State, 1 p.m...
Rembert may be back before end of year (02/15/07)
Amid Southeast Missouri State's two-game losing streak, some good news emerged Wednesday. There is renewed hope that junior center Mike Rembert will be able to play again this season. Southeast coach Scott Edgar said Rembert's injured right knee is progressing nicely. If things continue to go well, Edgar said Rembert could return to the court next week...
Alone on top for now (02/15/07)
CHARLESTON, Ill. -- Southeast Missouri State has had its share of problems in Ohio Valley Conference road games this season. But the Redhawks turned in a road performance fitting of a champion Wednesday night as they took a major step toward their second straight Ohio Valley Conference regular-season title...
Hogan's squad tries to regain form (02/15/07)
The Southeast Missouri State baseball team continued its streak of never having missed the Ohio Valley Conference tournament under Mark Hogan last year. But it was hardly the type of season Hogan would place at the top of his impressive resume with the Redhawks...
Area bowling scores 2/15/07 (02/15/07)
West Park Lanes Submitted Feb. 12 MEN High games -- David James 298, Keith Brown 290, Mike Edgar 290, Jamie Coffee 279, Don Dunn 269, Keith Schuessler 269, Sam Bell 269, Ralph James 267, Mike Ireland 263, Sam Isaacs 256, Keith Schindewolf 254, Shawn Barker 254, Tom James 254, Walt Walker 254, Jeff Davis 253, Zel Evans 253, Ron Propst 248, Mark James 247, Spence Tollison 247, Chuck Bertrand 246, Jeff Mangrum 246, R.J. Gardiner 246, Tom Siebert 246, Chris Hooper 245, Dan James 244...
Cape Girardeau Parks and Recreation: Girls Youth Basketball 2/15/07 (02/15/07)
FEB. 10 RESULTS Big River Telephone 25, I.C. Eagles 2 Big River -- Taylor Mayfield 10, Megan Hawk 4, Cassadi Thomas 4; Eagles -- Megan Sprengel 1, Samantha Feeney 1. Jackson Shock 25, SE Lady Wildcats 21 Shock -- Mckinzie Scott 12, Rachel Crites 4, Tegan Schnurbusch 4; Wildcats -- Mashanda Reed 13, Jordan Pruitt 6, Bridget Trepasso 2...
Area sports calendar 2/15/07 (02/15/07)
Baseball n Youth league: The Cape Girardeau Youth Baseball League will have registration noon to 3 p.m. Feb. 24 and 1 to 3 p.m. March 4 at Nearly Perfect Shoes. The league is for boys ages 5 to 15. Players must turn 5 by April 30. Info: Percy Huston, (573) 278-6763...
Celtics snap losing streak at 18 games (02/15/07)
BOSTON -- The Boston Celtics ended their franchise-record losing streak at 18 games on Wednesday night, getting 32 points from Paul Pierce and 21 from Gerald Green to beat the Milwaukee Bucks 117-97. The Celtics had not won since Jan. 5, taking just two of 24 games when Pierce was out with foot and elbow injuries...
Qualifying races have much at stake (02/15/07)
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Kenny Wallace really wants to be in Sunday's Daytona 500. "If I get to the last lap of my 150-mile qualifying race on Thursday with a chance to make the 500, I'll finish the race on my roof if that's what I have to do to get in," Wallace said...
Older drivers race away from retirement to stay on track (02/15/07)
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- James Hylton nearly backed his race car over a jack last weekend, then needed help getting his 72-year-old body out the window. Hylton removed his helmet, exposing a full head of gray hair, countless wrinkles and a smile. "I ain't shaking too bad, am I?" he asked...
Waltrip's crew chief tossed for illegal substance (02/15/07)
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The Daytona 500 is a wreck before it even gets started. A cheating scandal that had already brought down four teams now has ensnared another -- that of two-time winner Michael Waltrip -- tarnishing NASCAR's signature race and Toyota's highly anticipated debut...
Hannah, Lawrence lead Tigers (02/15/07)
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- To win games, Mike Anderson said a team has to have somebody willing to make plays down the stretch. In a 78-71 win over Baylor on Wednesday, his Missouri team had two of them. Stefhon Hannah scored 17 of his 25 points in the second half, Keon Lawrence scored a career-high 24, and Missouri (15-9, 4-7) held off a late Baylor rally to end its two-game home losing skid...
Disallowed goal helps Blues top Columbus (02/15/07)
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Manny Legace didn't know where the puck went, and the officials didn't see enough on tape to determine that it was a goal. St. Louis rookie David Backes had his first two-goal game in the NHL, leading the Blues past the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-2 on Wednesday night...
Pujols arrives early to Jupiter after busy, rewarding offseason (02/15/07)
JUPITER, Fla. -- After helping the St. Louis Cardinals win their first World Series in 24 years, Albert Pujols put together an equally impressive offseason. Last week, Pujols became a U.S. citizen when he aced a test that required months of preparation. He skipped another potential highlight, a trip to the White House, to embark on a humanitarian mission to his native Dominican Republic...
Plan to convert Looper from bullpen to starting rotation is no experiment (02/15/07)
JUPITER, Fla. -- The St. Louis Cardinals' plan to fit former closer Braden Looper for one of their rotation openings is no trial balloon. Pitching coach Dave Duncan on Wednesday included Looper, who last started in 1997 in rookie ball, in the team's rebuilt rotation heading into spring training...
Accidental drug deaths rise (02/15/07)
The number of accidental poisonings -- almost all from overdoses of drugs -- rose by nearly 63 percent in the United States between 1999 and 2004. According to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the biggest increase in death rates -- 113 percent -- came among teens and young adults...
Health news 2/15/07 (02/15/07)
HealthPoint offers class for breast cancer patients Southeast Missouri Hospital's HealthPoint Rehab is offering a new class for those who have undergone a mastectomy, lumpectomy or axillary node dissection or have had radiation or chemotherapy. "Healing Moves" is led by Paula Stout, a licensed physical therapist and certified lymphedema therapist at HealthPoint Rehab, and is slated for noon Tuesday. ...
Excuuuuuse me (02/15/07)
Feb. 15, 2007 Dear Leslie, Ben Franklin was responsible for lots of firsts in American history, including the first library and the first fire department. He was the first postmaster general and the first electrician. He is considered a polymath, meaning he knew a lot about a lot...
Going for the long Valentine (02/15/07)
Love is one thing when you are taking the plunge. It is quite another thing when you are midstream, and yet something altogether different when you are reaching the other shore. While Mr. Hallmark continues to make his fortune pandering to those who are gleefully jumping into the brink, I toil on the banks, trying to help those already well down the river, the ones who are floundering a bit with fatigue, treading water or fantasizing about bailing...
Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert gets ice cream flavor named after him (02/15/07)
NEW YORK -- Stephen Colbert may have no taste for the truth, but he does have a sweet tooth. Ben & Jerry's has named a new ice cream in honor of the comedian: "Stephen Colbert's Americone Dream." It's vanilla ice cream with fudge-covered waffle cone pieces and caramel. Announcing the new flavor Wednesday, Ben & Jerry's called it: "The sweet taste of liberty in your mouth."...
Sandra Myers (02/15/07)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Sandra Walder Myers, 58, of Garland, Texas, formerly of Cairo, died Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2007, at her home. Barkett Funeral Home in Cairo is in charge of arrangements.
John Lence (02/15/07)
BUNCOMBE, Ill. -- John R. Lence, 64, of Buncombe died Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2007, at his home. He was born June 20, 1942, in Anna, Ill., son of Frank George and Minnie Snell Lence. Lence was a lineman. He was a member of IBEW Local 702 in West Frankfort, Ill., Saline Masonic Lodge 339 at Goreville, Ill., and the Knights of Apethia...
Betty Myer (02/15/07)
Betty Myer, 79, of Jackson died Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson, and after 12:30 p.m. Saturday at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Jackson...
Roger Kennon (02/15/07)
FREDERICKTOWN, Mo. -- Roger Marcus Kennon, 66, of Fredericktown died Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2007. He was born March 13, 1940, in Fredericktown, son of Marcus Wayne and Bertha French Kennon. He and Jean McCauley were married July 2, 1960, in Fredericktown...
Agnes Schrumpf (02/15/07)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Agnes E. Schrumpf, 87, of Blue Springs, Mo., and formerly of Perryville died Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2007 at St. Mary's Manor in Blue Springs. She was born Dec. 16, 1919, at St. Louis, daughter of Peter A. and Elizabeth Reise Karl. She and Henry "Dick" Schrumpf were married Feb. 15, 1947, at St. Louis, Mo. He died Jan. 3, 1996...
Janice Lee (02/15/07)
Janice Lee, 52, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Feb. 12, 2007, at her home. Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Leeman Mann (02/15/07)
Leeman L. Mann, 93, of Warren, Mich., died Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2007, in Warren. He was born June 30, 1913, near Swinton, Mo., son of Henry H. and Mary E. Shrum Mann. He and Lucille Minnix were married April 24, 1944, in Arlington, Va. She died Aug. 7, 1986...
Bessie Eulinberg (02/15/07)
Bessie Marie Eulinberg, 101, of Jackson died Monday, Feb. 12, 2007, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 27, 1905, at Oak Ridge, daughter of Jeff and Rebecca Henderson. She and Shannon Eulinberg were married April 16, 1923, in Jackson. He preceded her in death...
Donald Brotherton (02/15/07)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Donald William Brotherton, 74, of Perryville died Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2007, at his home. He was born Sept. 27, 1932, at Patton, Mo., son of Luther Tony and Lurlien Grace Mungle Brotherton. Brotherton was a farmer. He was a member of the American Legion Post in Perryville...
Virginia Randolph (02/15/07)
Virginia L. Randolph, 90, of Washington, Mo., died Saturday, Feb. 3, 2007, at Cedar Crest Manor in Washington. She was born April 4, 1916, at Kelso, Mo., daughter of Emil and Dora Dohogne. She married Otis Randolph, who preceded her in death Dec. 4, 1979...
Aloysius Sullivan (02/15/07)
Aloysius Francis "Al" Sullivan, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2007, at his home. He was born Jan. 9, 1929, in Cape Girardeau, to Richard H. and Ida Wendel Sullivan. He graduated from St. Mary's High School in 1948. Al served with the U.S. Army 187 FAOB in Fort Sill, Okla., from 1951 to 1953...
Births 2/15/07 (02/15/07)
Maevers; Foulk; Bowman
Cape/Jackson police report 2/15/07 (02/15/07)
Arrests; Thefts
Cape/Jackskon fire report 2/15/07 (02/15/07)
n At 10:02 p.m., emergency medical service in the 1500 block of North Spanish Street. n At 11:07 p.m., odor investigation in the 3800 block of Valley View Lane. n At 1:09 a.m., alarm sounding in the 2800 block of Cape La Croix Road. n At 2:38 a.m., emergency medical service in the 3400 block of William Street...
Out of the past 2/15/07 (02/15/07)
Missouri Conservation Department field service agent Al W. Hoskin of Cape Girardeau has received the prestigious E. Sydney Stephens Professional Wildlife Award, considered by Missouri wildlife professionals as the highest possible recognition that can be bestowed...
Shield law (02/15/07)
By Jean Maneke There is recent action in Jefferson City as state legislators file bills to establish a shield law for news reporters -- a Free Flow of Information Act, if you will. One supporter, state Sen. Jason Crowell of Cape Girardeau. has refiled his bill that was mired in the Senate Judiciary Committee last year. ...
Learning business (02/15/07)
For 14 years six area Rotary clubs have sponsored Camp Enterprise, a daylong exercise in the fundamentals of the free-enterprise system. More than 80 students spent the day making decisions about running a virtual manufacturing business. "This is one of the few exercises where students can sit down and run a company," said Brad Kasten of the Jackson Rotary Club. ...
Wal-Mart employees not covered (02/15/07)
To the editor:Wal-Mart has confirmed that over half of its employees, 53 percent, are not covered under the company's health-care plan. Despite these shameful numbers, Wal-Mart is trying to mislead the public by falsely claiming that its health-care plans have actually improved...
Vote was convincing mandate (02/15/07)
To the editor:Marian Martin warned in her recent letter of "dubious politicians" (Democrats) seizing control of the country while all us real Americans had our backs turned. I have a theory. The liberals were hard at work using their mind powers (which were gained from years of drug abuse and godlessness) to paralyze the good voters of this country with apathetic thoughts, although I don't know how they found the time between building abortion clinics, raising taxes and letting in illegal immigrants.. ...
Speak Out 2/15/07 (02/15/07)
A place to go; Liberal slant; Smearing Jetton; Turning your back; Good for Hollywood; Taking responsibility
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