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RegionsAir resumes local flights (03/05/07)
RegionsAir Inc. resumed operating in and out of Cape Girardeau Sunday, a day after the airline canceled flights following Federal Aviation Administration concerns about the carrier's pilot training policy. The regional air carrier released a statement late Saturday night announcing it intended to resume most flights in the St. Louis system Sunday, with Cleveland services resuming early this week...
Ceremony honors Guardsmen for service overseas (03/05/07)
After spending more than a year in Iraq, readjusting to civilian life hasn't been easy for National Guard specialist Aaron Wilson. Since the 23-year-old Cape Girardeau man returned home in November, he's had to learn how to be a father to his three children all over again. His job drilling for natural gas around the country isn't as exciting as his 15-month tour of duty in Iraq. Even the simple tasks, such as running errands to Wal-Mart, haven't been easy...
Cape council faces airport decision, public hearing tonight (03/05/07)
Cape Girardeau City Council has a busy night ahead with both tax breaks and flight service on the agenda for Monday's 7 p.m. meeting. Council members will vote to endorse or change recommendations from the Cape Girardeau Regional Airport Advisory Board on which carrier the Department of Transportation should select to provide air service out of Cape Girardeau...
Former Tenn. congressman, Nautilus captain dies (03/05/07)
LEESBURG, Va. -- William Robert Anderson, a former U.S. congressman and captain of the Nautilus on its historic under-the-ice trips to the North Pole, died Feb. 25. He was 85. Anderson died in Leesburg, Va., following a brief illness, his family said...
Council to vote today on Scott City's mobile home age restrictions (03/05/07)
The Scott City Council will vote on an ordinance today that may produce a rare split vote on the council. Tonight council members will vote on whether to relax restrictions for a period of two years on the age of mobile homes brought into the city. Under current city ordinance, mobile homes must be 10 years old or newer to be brought into city limits. ...
House leader wants school districts to report total salaries, benefits (03/05/07)
A key leader in the Missouri House wants school districts to report the total compensation for their top administrators. State Rep. Carl Bearden, R-St. Charles, has proposed legislation that would require school districts to report salaries, benefits and other compensation received by each school administrator, from superintendant to assistant principal, as well as to the highest paid teaching position and the average for all classroom teachers...
Cape Girardeau City Council agenda 3/5/07 (03/05/07)
401 Independence St. Monday 7 p.m., Study Session at 5 p.m. Invocation: Rev. Paul Kabo, First Presbyterian Church Public hearings n A public hearing regarding the request of Greater Missouri Builders Inc. to create a community improvement district, to be known as the Town Plaza Community Improvement District...
Project prom dress (03/05/07)
With area high school proms still many weeks away, the females aren't wasting any time. The past few Saturdays, local formal dress shops have been filled with customers. The customers -- mostly teenage girls -- are on a mission to find the perfect prom dress...
Fornkohl completes course for Guard (03/05/07)
Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Ryan P. Fornkohl has graduated from the Aircraft Electrical and Environmental Systems Apprentice Course at Sheppard Air Force Base, Wichita Falls, Texas. He is the son of Pat S. and Eldon D. Fornkohl of Cape Girardeau County. Fornkohl is a 2002 graduate of Cape Girardeau Central High School...
Former 140th Infantry Regiment plans biannual reunion (03/05/07)
The 140th Infantry Regiment, Missouri Army National Guard will hold a biannual reunion at 6 p.m. March 23 at the Knights of Columbus Hall north of Jackson. The program and meal begin at 7 p.m. CSM Billy J. Adams (Ret.) will speak about his experiences assisting in the training of the Iraqi police forces...
Convention bureau receptionist receives Lt. Governor's Senior Service award (03/05/07)
Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder believes there are thousands of Missourians whose lives are touched by the unselfish work and caring hands of volunteering seniors. That is why he created the Lieutenant Governor's Senior Service award two years ago. As Missouri's official elderly advocate, his goal is to make the public aware of the time and labor seniors give to the community...
Lions Club prepares for annual pancake day March 21 at Arena (03/05/07)
The Cape Girardeau Lions Club will hold its 69th annual pancake day from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. March 21 at the Arena Building. A stack of hot pancakes and beverage are included in the price. Sausages are extra. Proceeds from the charity event enable the Lions Club to generously contribute to many organizations at the state and local level...
Merchants donate four-wheeler, trailer to Scott County Sheriff's Department (03/05/07)
BENTON. Mo. -- According to Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter, two area merchants have recently shown support to the department with donations of a 2007 four-wheel-drive four-wheeler and a trailer. The four-wheeler, valued at $6,899, was donated by Minor Harley Davidson, off Nash Road in Scott City...
Community cuisine 3/5/07 (03/05/07)
K of C ladies auxiliary serves fried chicken The Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary's Relay for Life team will serve a fried chicken dinner from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at the Immaculate Conception Parish Center in Jackson. The Relay for Life will be held June 15 to 16 at Capaha Park in Cape Girardeau. Proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society...
Community briefs 3/5/07 (03/05/07)
Cape Girardeau County Chapter of AARP meets The Cape Girardeau County Chapter of AARP will meet at 1:30 p.m. today at Grace United Methodist Church, Broadway and Caruthers Avenue. The program, "Dulcimer Music and More," will be presented by Jack Smoot from the Missouri Department of Conservation. There will be a drawing for a door prize...
Kansas City serial killings suspect goes to trial (03/05/07)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Lorenzo Gilyard, a former trash company supervisor described by neighbors as mild-mannered and friendly, went on trial Monday in the serial killings of women and girls in the Kansas City area, most of them prostitutes. Gilyard had been charged with 13 killings between 1977 and 1993, but six of those charges were dropped Monday, as expected. ...
Missouri's Eagleton dies at 77 (03/05/07)
ST. LOUIS -- Former U.S. Sen. Thomas Eagleton, who resigned as George McGovern's vice presidential nominee in 1972 after it was revealed he had been hospitalized for depression, died Sunday. Eagleton, 77, considered the patriarch of the Missouri Democratic Party, had suffered from a variety of illnesses and ailments in recent years. The family said the cause of death was a combination of heart, respiratory and other problems...
Eastern European market brings a little bite of home (03/05/07)
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- When proprietor Natasha Linhardt was finished ringing them up, Karasseva reached into her bag, retrieved both bottles and placed them back on the counter. "Happy New Year," she said in Russian, offering the wine as a present. Linhardt declined, saying she couldn't possibly accept the gift. Back and forth they went until they finally reached a compromise: they would meet one evening soon and drink the wine together to celebrate the new year...
Natural gas exploration surges on Arkansas scene (03/05/07)
QUITMAN, Ark. -- Thousands of feet below Arkansas hay fields and cow pastures, a newly tapped reservoir of natural gas is quietly giving up its bounty. After 300 million years trapped in hard, black shale, gas now flows into pipelines headed for market to ultimately warm homes and businesses...
Cleanup and prayers held in tornado-struck Ala. town (03/05/07)
ENTERPRISE, Ala. -- Residents of this city devastated by a tornado that killed eight high school students paused in recovery efforts today to mourn at church services, where some lined up to hug and offer words of encouragement for the school superintendent...
Ill. bus driver, 5 others injured in bus accident in western Ky. (03/05/07)
PADUCAH, Ky. -- A charter bus returning to Illinois with 13 passengers struck a tractor-trailer truck in western Kentucky early Sunday, authorities said. Bus driver Billy E. White, 71, of Ozark, Ill., was flown to Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Ind., McCracken County Sheriff's Department Sgt. Kevin Lynn said in a statement. Five passengers were treated for minor injuries at local hospitals...
Georgia keying on Civil War's 150th to boost tourism (03/05/07)
ATLANTA -- The Civil War brought hard times to Georgia, with Union troops torching Atlanta and cutting a swath of destruction through the state before delivering Savannah to President Abraham Lincoln as an early Christmas gift Dec. 22, 1864. Nearly a century and a half later, state leaders are hoping Georgia's role in the epic conflict will have a much different impact -- drawing in millions of tourism dollars by promoting its Civil War-era sites...
Town prepares for Lincoln bicentennial (03/05/07)
HODGENVILLE, Ky. -- The town square in this small central Kentucky city is being transformed into a circle to accommodate as many as a million visitors during Abraham Lincoln's bicentennial birthday celebration next year. The nation's 16th president was born in 1809 in a one-room log cabin near what is now Hodgenville, and that's where the national bicentennial celebration will begin Feb. 12, 2008. President Bush has been invited...
Reflecting on Dred Scott (03/05/07)
ST. LOUIS -- On March 6, 1857, the U.S. Supreme Court denied slave Dred Scott his freedom, a decision that helped push a nation inflamed over slavery closer to Civil War. Throughout St. Louis, events have been and will be held to mark the 150th anniversary of the ruling in the court case that began in this city, and to foster new discussions about race and equality in America...
Dred Scott events (03/05/07)
Museums, universities and civic groups in St. Louis are holding events over several months to mark the 150th anniversary of the Dred Scott case. Here are some highlights. At St. Louis' Old Courthouse at Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, a new Dred Scott exhibit called "A Legacy of Courage: Dred Scott and the Quest for Freedom," opened Saturday. It will run for a year...
Trial to get underway for suspected serial killer (03/05/07)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- No one will be playing to the jury when the trial of a man charged with killing 13 women during a 16-year span gets under way Monday in Jackson County Court. Prosecutors agreed in January not seek the death penalty against Lorenzo Gilyard, as long as Gilyard's attorneys agreed to a trial before a judge without a jury. His attorneys also agreed to give up nearly all of their client's appeal rights...
Suitors come calling on the Museum of the Confederacy (03/05/07)
RICHMOND, Va. -- The Museum of the Confederacy may be lacking for visitors, but it has plenty of suitors. This year, more than a dozen sites have contacted museum officials with hopes of enticing the trove of Civil War history to their town. Some are outside Virginia...
Study finds ibuprofen best child's painkiller (03/05/07)
CHICAGO -- Deciding which medicine to give a child in pain just got easier: The first head-to-head study of three common painkillers found that ibuprofen works best, at least for children with broken bones, bruises and sprains. Available generically and under the brand names Advil and Motrin, ibuprofen beat generic acetaminophen and codeine in an emergency room study of 300 children treated at a Canadian hospital...
Clintons, Obama honor activists (03/05/07)
SELMA, Ala. -- Presidential candidates Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton crossed campaign paths for the first time Sunday as they paid homage to civil rights activists who they said helped give them the chance to break barriers to the White House. The two candidates and former President Clinton, making his first appearance with his wife since her campaign began, linked arms with activists who 42 years ago were attacked by police with billyclubs during a peaceful voting rights march. ...
USDA OKs plan to grow genetically modified rice in Kansas (03/05/07)
WASHINGTON -- The Department of Agriculture has granted preliminary approval for a large-scale plan to grow genetically altered rice in Kansas, prompting some critics to raise safety concerns. Sacramento, Calif.-based Ventria Bioscience wants to grow rice modified to produce human proteins on more than 3,000 acres of farmland near Junction City, Kan...
Nation briefs 3/5/07 (03/05/07)
Suspect in wife's murder arrested in state park HARBOR SPRINGS, Mich. -- Wearing neither coat nor shoes, a fugitive suspected of killing and dismembering his wife was found hiding under a fallen tree Sunday in a snowbound state park after a bitterly cold night on the run, authorities said. ...
Bush seeks ethanol alliance with Brazil (03/05/07)
SAO PAULO, Brazil -- Just an hour's drive outside this traffic-choked metropolis where President Bush kicks off a Latin American tour Thursday, sugar cane fields stretch for hundreds of miles, providing the ethanol that fuels eight out of every 10 new Brazilian cars...
White supremacist gang's clout grows as another's diminishes (03/05/07)
BUENA PARK, Calif. -- The white supremacist gang Public Enemy No. 1 began two decades ago as a group of teenage punk-rock fans from upper-middle class bedroom communities in Southern California. Now, the violent gang that deals in drugs, guns and identity theft is gaining clout across the West after forging an alliance with the notorious Aryan Brotherhood, authorities say...
Domenici admits he asked attorney about investigation (03/05/07)
WASHINGTON -- New Mexico Sen. Pete Domenici acknowledged Sunday that he called a federal prosecutor to ask about a criminal investigation several months after calling for his replacement, but insisted he never pressured nor threatened his state's U.S. attorney...
Yorkshire terriers stolen in LA robbery returned to owners (03/05/07)
LOS ANGELES -- Four purebred Yorkshire terriers stolen at gunpoint during a home invasion robbery more than a week ago were returned to their owners after a man turned himself in to police. Three puppies, valued at $2,500 each, and a full-grown family pet named Tan-ja were reunited with their owners at the Wilshire Division police station Saturday night...
Going home (03/05/07)
LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. -- Yugoslavia's last monarch, exiled from his homeland during World War II, ended up in a tomb inside an ornately decorated church outside Chicago, a place that still attracts his loyal followers. But while King Peter II personally chose St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Monastery as his final resting place, his son, Crown Prince Alexander, is upsetting some Serbian-Americans by planning to take his father's remains back to the land of his birth...
Web databases, DNA testing make modern genealogy an extreme pursuit (03/05/07)
NEW YORK -- Lee Drew had a chat with some cousins the other day. He was sitting in his home office in Orem, Utah. Four of the cousins were in England. One was in Australia, another in South Africa. A few more joined in from other parts of North America...
Classmates wait for news after Georgia bus wreck (03/05/07)
BLUFFTON, Ohio -- Players on Bluffton University's baseball team and their parents returned home Sunday, two days after a bus plunged off a roadway in Georgia and claimed the lives of four of their teammates and two others. The father of deceased player David Betts wore the baseball cap his son had on the morning of the crash when he stepped off a charter flight at Toledo Express Airport. ...
China says military spending to grow 18 percent (03/05/07)
BEIJING -- A top U.S. envoy on Sunday urged China to be more open about its military spending, hours after the government announced a 17.8 percent increase in its defense budget -- the biggest in more than a decade. The $44.9 billion budget for 2007 would mainly be spent on higher wages and living allowances for members of the armed forces and on upgrading armaments "in order to enhance the military's ability to conduct defensive operations," Jiang Enzhu, a spokesman for China's national legislature, said at a news conference. ...
Wounded Afghans say U.S. forces fired on civilians after suicide bomb; 10 killed (03/05/07)
BARIKAW, Afghanistan -- An explosives-rigged minivan crashed into a convoy of Marines that U.S. officials said also came under fire from militant gunmen Sunday. As many as 10 people were killed and 34 wounded as the convoy made a frenzied escape, and injured Afghans said the Americans fired on civilian cars and pedestrians as they sped away...
U.S., Iraqi forces enter Sadr City (03/05/07)
BAGHDAD, Iraq -- U.S. and Iraqi troops poured into Baghdad's main Shiite militia stronghold Sunday, encountering no resistance in the one-time Sadr City combat zones but testing the Shiites' commitment to the U.S.-promoted campaign to drive militants from the capital...
Copenhagen police arrest dozens in third night of unrest (03/05/07)
COPENHAGEN, Denmark -- Copenhagen police arrested dozens of people early Sunday in a third straight day of unrest triggered by the eviction of squatters from a disputed youth center. Small groups of protesters threw rocks at police and set fire to trash bins and barricades, but the violence did not escalate into the full-scale riots of the two previous nights. ...
War crime trial starts for former Kosovo leader (03/05/07)
THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- Ramush Haradinaj, who was once a nightclub bouncer and martial arts expert and rose to become a guerrilla chieftain and Kosovo's prime minister, faces trial in which he is accused of mounting an ethnic cleansing campaign against Serbs...
Arabs to relaunch peace offer with Israel with no changes, League's chief says (03/05/07)
CAIRO, Egypt -- Arabs will relaunch a 2002 land-for-peace offer in an effort to end the decades-long conflict with Israel at a summit later this month, but without changes Israel has been pushing, the Arab League's Secretary-General said Sunday. Amr Moussa's remarks to a meeting of Arab foreign ministers came as Saudi Arabia announced that hard-line Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad offered support for the initiative during talks with Saudi officials, though Iran later denied the two discussed the peace plan.. ...
U.S. aid sanctions turn taps off critical Palestinian water, wastewater projects (03/05/07)
YATA, West Bank -- One slip, and Issa Abu Shakr's 5-year-old nephew plunged into the fetid stream of sewage that flows outside the family's West Bank home. The contact with the filthy water required multiple blood transfusions and a 10-day hospital stay, Abu Shakr says...
Redhawks get first OVC win for Elliott (03/05/07)
The Southeast Missouri State women's tennis team handed first-year coach Mark Elliott his initial Ohio Valley Conference victory Sunday as the Redhawks beat host Jacksonville State 4-3. Southeast (3-4, 1-1 OVC) had dropped its conference opener the day before, falling 5-2 at defending league tournament champion Samford...
Heeb gets an assist in Bravettes' district run (03/05/07)
A familiar face was on the sidelines Thursday night when the Scott County Central girls basketball team was in action in the Class 1 district championship match at Oran. David Heeb, the school's athetlic director, assisted Semona Penrod during the game but he didn't stay around for the trophy ceremony...
Groves wins Big 12 title in weight throw (03/05/07)
Scott City graduate Loren Groves continued her sensational sophomore indoor track and field campaign at Kansas State by capturing the Big 12 crown in the weight throw at the Big 12 indoor championship held Feb. 23 and 24 in Ames, Iowa. Groves captured the title with a throw of 67 feet, 10 3/4 inches. It was her third-best throw of the indoor season. Groves' top throw is 68-3 3/4, which is good enough for fourth in the nation...
Redhawks' pitching shines again (03/05/07)
Granted, Southeast Missouri State has not exactly played a killer early-season baseball schedule. But the Redhawks have taken care of business for the most part, and they continued their best start since 2000 Sunday afternoon with a 5-1 home win over Cleveland State...
Cards pitchers silence Marlins' bats (03/05/07)
JUPITER, Fla. -- The defending Grapefruit League champion Florida Marlins are not only having a tough time winning, they're having a tough time getting hits. Two days after being one-hit in a loss to Baltimore, the Marlins had just one hit through the first eight innings Sunday before scoring two runs in the ninth in a 12-3 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals...
KU claims its 50th conference crown (03/05/07)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Don't put away those scissors just yet. Keep the stepladder handy. Maybe Kansas isn't through trimming twine. "Cutting down the nets is great and all that stuff," coach Bill Self said Saturday after watching his Big 12 champion Jayhawks perform the joyous ritual...
Honda Classic will continue today with four-man playoff (03/05/07)
Only 3 feet separated Boo Weekley from everything he's spent the last decade chasing. A PGA Tour victory, the big winner's check, a two-year exemption, all of them a mere short putt away. He pulled his putter back in the fading light on the 72nd hole of the Honda Classic, struck the ball and waited for the cheers to rain down...
Durant chosen player of the year (03/05/07)
IRVING, Texas -- Texas forward Kevin Durant was named the Big 12 Conference's player of the year by league coaches Sunday, making him the first freshman to receive that honor. Durant, who has averaged 28.9 points per game in league play, also received the freshman of the year award, while Texas A&M's Billy Gillispie was chosen as the Big 12 coach of the year...
Creighton upends No. 11 Salukis in final (03/05/07)
ST. LOUIS -- Creighton knows how to ramp it up in the Missouri Valley Conference tournament. Anthony Tolliver had 15 points and 13 rebounds to help Creighton upset No. 11 Southern Illinois 67-61 Sunday in the conference championship, earning the Bluejays their sixth title in nine years...
A competitive business to be in (03/05/07)
Last week's Business as Usual got me tangled in a controversy because of information I included on a hair and nail salon called All About You. I discovered the business by chance when I reported on the new plaza on North Kingshighway. I interviewed the employees who were present. The comments I reported were, "we live by our name" and "we're not just teasing."...
Elizabeth Hurley marries Indian businessman in civil ceremony (03/05/07)
WINCHCOMBE, England -- Elizabeth Hurley married an Indian businessman in a private civil ceremony at a 15th-century castle, and photographers and spectators descended Saturday on this quiet town in western England to catch a glimpse of their lavish wedding party...
Drawn to Cape (03/05/07)
About five years ago, Lynette Strange, originally from Redlands, Calif., moved to Cape Girardeau when her husband, Cedric Strange, took a job here as a physician. One day she noticed a Jackson gift shop she enjoyed shopping in -- High Street Station -- was for sale...
Memo 3/5/07 (03/05/07)
Mid-South Wire gets state bond package The Missouri Department of Economic Development has approved $3 million in tax-exempt bonds to assist the Mid-South Wire Co. in establishing a major manufacturing presence in Southeast Missouri. Mid-South converts raw low-carbon steel to wire for a variety of uses, including appliance-making, material-handling and the automotive industry. ...
People on the move 3/5/07 (03/05/07)
Local photographer wins award Tom Neumeyer, owner of Neumeyer Photography in Cape Girardeau, earned a Juror's Award in the current Art for the Health of It Show. The juried show is sponsored by Southeast Missouri Hospital and the Arts Council of Southeast Missouri. ...
Nash Road industrial property sold (03/05/07)
One of the larger buildings in the Cape Girardeau area has been sold. Tom Kelsey, commercial broker with Lorimont Place Ltd., said Thursday the 278,000-square-foot facility at 4680-4780 Nash Road, west of Interstate 55, near the Cape Girardeau Regional Airport, has been sold to Moriah Logistics LLC. The company is owned by the Kermit Meystedt family, which also operates Genesis Transportation Inc., a Cape Girardeau-based trucking company...
Effie Calvert (03/05/07)
Effie "Jackie" Calvert, 93, of Chaffee, Mo., died Saturday, March 3, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 30, 1913, in Greenbriar, Mo., daughter of Robert Oscar and Minta Graves Fowler. She and William C. Calvert were married Feb. 14, 1940. He died July 6, 1948...
Denny Palmer (03/05/07)
Denny J. Palmer, 59, of McClure, Ill., died Sunday, March 4, 2007, at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home.
Eileen Crowe (03/05/07)
Eileen Crowe, 77, of Bloomfield, Mo., died Saturday, March 3, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 25, 1929, in Bloomfield, daughter of Harvey and Martha Jennings McRoy. She and Noel Crowe were married May 16, 1946. He died April 9, 1975...
Douglas Smith (03/05/07)
Douglas Morris Smith, 75, of Jackson died Saturday, March 3, 2007, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 24, 1931, in Pueblo, Colo., son of Vincent James and Mary Fern Childs Smith. He and Verona Boehm were married Dec. 31, 1963, in Duluth, Minn. She died March 15, 1993...
Charles Minter (03/05/07)
Charles Avery Minter, 81, of Glen Allen, Mo., died Sunday, March 4, 2007, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 26, 1926, near Glen Allen, son of Henry C. and Sarah E. Hill Minter. He and Alice J. Ivie were married May 29, 1948, in Troy, Mo. She died Nov. 30, 2004...
Clifford Betts (03/05/07)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Clifford J. Betts, 94, of Tamms died Saturday, March 3, 2007, at the Jonesboro Health Care Center. He was born Jan. 16, 1913, in Alexander County, Ill., son of Lark Jackson and Mary Dillman Betts. He and Lilly E. Dickerson were married Aug. 23, 1938...
Raymond Unterreiner (03/05/07)
Raymond A. Unterreiner, 87, of Brewer, Mo., died Sunday, March 4, 2007, at his residence in Brewer. He was born Aug. 29, 1919, in St. Louis, son of Frank and Theresa Kirn Unterreiner. He and Dorothea M. Layton were married Oct. 22, 1945. Unterreiner was a greenskeeper at the Perryville Country Club. He was a member of Christ the Savior Church in Brewer. He was a United States Army Veteran and served during World War II. He was also a member of American Legion Post 133...
Cape/Jackson fire report 3/5/07 (03/05/07)
n At 3:26 p.m., emergency medical service at the 2600 block of Independence Street. n At 4:17 p.m., emergency medical service at the 500 block of North Second Street. n At 6:10 p.m., emergency medical service at the 800 block of South Ellis Street. n At 7:42 p.m., emergency medical service at the 200 block of Franks Lane...
Cape police report 3/5/07 (03/05/07)
DWI; Arrests; Summonses; Assault; Theft; Property damage; Miscellaneous
Out of the past 3/5/07 (03/05/07)
A proposed mobile home park development near Klaus Park is running into a wall of opposition from Cape Girardeau city officials, and the project's future may ultimately rest on a decision by the County Court; the court yesterday received a letter from the Cape Girardeau city manager expressing the city's opposition to the mobile home park being planned by Donald Kuntze of St. Louis...
Promise Keepers (03/05/07)
Putting his faith and family first was the secret to his incredible journey from grocery-store clerk to quarterback of the 1999 Superbowl champion St. Louis Rams, Kurt Warner has always said. In fact, the name of his charitable foundation is First Things First...
For truth, look to eyewitnesses (03/05/07)
To the editor:Once again I find myself disagreeing with an article in the paper, specifically, the Feb. 27 article by Karen Matthews of The Associated Press, "Scholars, clergy criticize new film on possible tomb of Jesus." The article states the caskets found in 1980 may have held the remains of Jesus and his family. There were no remains. There was no body to decompose...
Plan would use GPS in chases (03/05/07)
To the editor:The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday heard a case on whether a Georgia police officer used excessive force when he ended a high-speed chase by ramming a suspect's car with his police cruiser. The suspect's vehicle went down an embankment and crashed, leaving the driver paralyzed from the neck down...
Union secret ballot is best for all (03/05/07)
To the editor:Our paper reprinted an Associated Press story about House Democrats passing a bill making it easier for workers to unionize. The law would allow union membership just by signing cards and eliminating secret-ballot voting. What a strange presentation of the facts...
Speak Out 3/5/07 (03/05/07)
Doing their job; Keep your money; Using the gym; Damaged parks; No apology; Organizing workers; Better safe than sorry; Self-made troubles; Not a pretty picture; Support is needed; Help one another; Thanks for the help; Picking up trash; Trash sources
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