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Stories from Thursday, March 22, 2007

Delta, Whitewater firefighters squelch mobile home fire (03/22/07)
Delta firefighters with the help of Whitewater Fire Protection District squelched a mobile home fire on County Road 251 about three miles outside of Delta Thursday morning. Delta Fire Protection District assistant chief Kevin Gramlisch said he was paged just before 8 a.m. from 147 County Road 251 with a report of the fire...
Minnesota woman released on own recognizance (03/22/07)
BENTON, Mo. -- A Minnesota resident charged with stealing and possession of drugs has been released for the second time on a personal recognizance bond in two months. Scott County Associate Circuit Judge Scott Horman ordered Nicole L. Beaulieu, 28, released on her own recognizance Tuesday on charges of felony stealing...
Lake at county park leaking (03/22/07)
The lake in South County Park is leaking. Water is seeping around the overflow pipe at the south end of the lake off U.S. 61. The leak was discovered by Don McQuay, director of public works for Cape Girardeau County, during a routine inspection. Erosion has removed some of the material surrounding the upper end of the pipe, which can be seen above the water line about halfway down the roadway leading over the dam. ...
Sedgewickville man arrested in 2005 J.C. Penney fire (03/22/07)
A Cape Girardeau federal grand jury has indicted a Sedgewickville, Mo., man this week for the fire at J.C. Penney's in West Park Mall on Sept. 2, 2005. According to a Cape Girardeau Police Department news release, Daniel E. Vance Jr., 22, is charged with maliciously causing damage by fire (arson). He was arrested by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and Explosives on Wednesday and posted $10,000 bond...
Runaway children still missing (03/22/07)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Police said Thursday there are no new leads in the whereabouts of two Perryville children who reportedly ran away from home Tuesday. Perry County Sheriff Gary Schaff said other than the reported siting of Brandon Lundmark, 14, at the Flying J truck stop in New Madrid, Mo., Wednesday morning, there have been no other sitings reported...
SEMO District Fair: Entertainment still unconfirmed (03/22/07)
The words on the SEMO District Fair marquee at the entrance of Arena Park say "Yes they are coming to the fair." But SEMO District Fair Board President Pete Poe said the ambiguous phrase isn't in reference to REO Speedwagon, the classic rock band that has been rumored for weeks to be booked for the September Fair. Instead, Poe said the sign references a rodeo on Sept. 10...
Jackson seeking zoning compromise (03/22/07)
Jackson's plans for commercial zoning along the East Main Street extension to Interstate 55 began as an attempt to settle how the area would look before builders started putting their stamp on the landscape. But the magnitude of the proposal -- which sets aside an area that runs for about a mile along I-55 and about three-quarters of a mile west along Main Street for business development -- is generating questions and some opposition from surrounding homeowners...
Missing teen sighted at truck stop (03/22/07)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Police are relatively certain that a Wednesday morning sighting of a Perryville teen on the run was of 14-year-old Brandon Lundmark of Perryville. A Perry County Sheriff's Department detective went to the Flying J truck stop in New Madrid, Mo., Wednesday afternoon to investigate the report, said Sheriff Gary Schaff...
Springing up (03/22/07)
Cape Girardeau County Commission agenda 3/22/07 (03/22/07)
9 a.m. today County Administration Building 1 Barton Square, Jackson Routine business n Payroll change forms. n Approval from Missouri Department of Transportation on preliminary engineering on County Road 524 project. n Missouri Association of Counties workers compensation audit...
Court of Appeals stops Welty mental evaluation (03/22/07)
The Missouri Court of Appeals Southern District ordered the stop of a psychiatric evaluation for a 13-year-old boy charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action. Owen Welty of rural Bloomfield, Mo., is accused of the November murder of 64-year-old Don McCollough of Dexter. ...
Scott County receives $10,000 grant to help clean up illegal dumps (03/22/07)
BENTON, Mo. -- Scott County is cleaning up illegal dumps with help from the state. The county has been selected for a $10,000 grant from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources to clean up illegal dump sites containing items from old appliances to tree branches and trash. The grant is administered through the Bootheel Regional Planning Commission and the Bootheel Solid Waste Management District, which covers Pemiscot, Dunklin, New Madrid, Stoddard, Scott and Mississippi counties...
Two men caught allegedly stealing anhydrous ammonia from farmer (03/22/07)
LITHIUM, Mo. -- Two men were charged with drug possession and theft Wednesday after deputies allegedly caught them stealing anhydrous ammonia from a Perry County farmer earlier that day. Thomas B. Wilson, 31, of Paris, Mo., is charged with felony theft/attempted theft of anhydrous ammonia, misdemeanor possession of up to 35 grams of marijuana and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia. He is in Perry County Jail on a $50,000 cash only bond...
Landfill still awaiting word on whether it can accept waste again (03/22/07)
DEXTER, Mo. -- A landfill in Stoddard County that serves Cape Girardeau and Jackson is still awaiting word on whether it can begin to accept waste again. Lemons Landfill in Dexter has been unable to accept waste since late February after the Missouri Department of Natural Resources expressed concerns about the stability of a new "cell." A cell is a lined pit in which landfill waste is buried...
Passport wait increases to 10 weeks (03/22/07)
America's war on terror has lengthened the time it takes to get a passport. With passports now required to visit Mexico and Canada, Americans have to wait about 10 weeks to get them, said Charles Hutson, Cape Girardeau County circuit clerk. The application process used to take about six weeks, he said...
Pancake Day (03/22/07)
Doug Watson, top, caught pancakes from Kyle McDonald during the 69th annual Lions Club Pancake Day at the Arena Building in Cape Girardeau on Wednesday. The Lions Club expected to serve around 11,000 pancakes. (KIT DOYLE ~ kdoyle@semissourian.com)
Community Caring Conference set for Friday (03/22/07)
The 18th annual Community Caring Conference will begin with registration and welcome from 8 to 8:35 a.m. Friday at Southeast Missouri State University Glenn Auditorium. The topic is alcohol and substance abuse awareness. In 1995 the council became one of Missouri's first state community partnerships. ...
Central Middle School chess club holds tournament (03/22/07)
The Central Middle School's Chess Club met at Broadway Books and Roasting Company recently for a tournament that would determine who the next champ would be. Surprising to chess coach Jonathan Budil was that advanced fifth-grade chess players outnumbered the sixth-graders in the club this year...
Salvation Army to serve Meals with Friends Monday through March 30 (03/22/07)
The Salvation Army, 701 Good Hope St., will serve Meals with Friends from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Monday to March 30. Cake or pie is the dessert at each meal. The menu for Monday is meatloaf, green beans, mashed potatoes, peaches, rolls and butter; Tuesday, chili dogs on bun, chips, mixed fruit; Wednesday, ham, macaroni and cheese, corn, pears, bread and butter; March 29, spaghetti, carrots, applesauce, garlic bread; March 30, lunch meat sandwiches, chips, peaches...
Community digest 3/22/07 (03/22/07)
Dinner, auction to be held at Oran Baptist church; Relay for Life benefit to be held March 29; Jackson Middle School to hold trivia night; Master Gardeners to hold plant sale in April; Wine festival benefit to be held April 20; FCE Clubs plan May trip to Cardinals ballgame; Local gardeners to work on alternate park day
St. Louis schools lose accreditation (03/22/07)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The state school board voted Thursday to strip the accreditation from the St. Louis school district and take control of its struggling schools. The board's 5-1 vote came after angry students forced a temporary shut down of the meeting...
Gonzales: "I'm not going to resign" (03/22/07)
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Embattled U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales vowed Thursday that he will not resign his post amid scrutiny over the ouster of eight federal prosecutors. He spoke to the issue briefly following a round-table discussion at the Thomas Eagleton federal courthouse in St. Louis on efforts to keep children safe from sexual predators...
KC district considers smaller, specialized schools (03/22/07)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- While details are still in the preliminary stages, the Kansas City school district is considering following a national trend and opening several small, specialized high schools. Superintendent Anthony Amato wants the district to open the smaller high schools this fall, with the goal of retaining students who might otherwise leave the district...
McCaskill allowed to exceed campaign finance limits (03/22/07)
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal regulators on Thursday ruled that Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill can raise unlimited funds to recover the $1.6 million she lent to her failed 2004 campaign for governor. Under federal law, candidates can usually collect a maximum of $2,300 from individuals and $5,000 from political action committees. But a new Missouri Law that took effect this year removed campaign finance limits for state races...
St. Louis schools lose accreditation (03/22/07)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The state school board voted Thursday to strip the accreditation from the St. Louis school district and take control of its struggling schools. The board's 5-1 vote came after a temporary shut down of the meeting forced by angry students...
Former U.S. senator joins PR company (03/22/07)
ST. LOUIS -- Former senator Jim Talent, R-Mo., who lost his re-election bid to Democrat Claire McCaskill in November, is joining the public relations firm Fleishman-Hillard. The firm announced Wednesday that Talent will be co-chairman of its Government Relations subsidiary beginning next month, working out of St. Louis and Washington, D.C...
Cabbie charged with swindling man of more than $600,000 (03/22/07)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A one-time taxi driver who befriended a wealthy antiques dealer must remain jailed before his trial on charges of swindling the elderly man out of more than $600,000, a federal judge ruled. Ringling Dan Cohn, 55, was indicted and arrested last week on 15 counts alleging he manipulated Griffith Coombs into turning over control of his financial affairs, then tapped various accounts to make expensive purchases for himself and friends and to gamble...
Blossoming garden (03/22/07)
ST. LOUIS -- One of the nation's largest displays of rare tulips is poised to be in full bloom in a few weeks at the new Ottoman garden at the Missouri Botanical Garden. While the Botanical Garden as a whole had nearly 90,000 flower bulbs planted last year, about 9,000 of those are in the Ottoman garden, which includes historic hybrid tulips with varieties dating from the 1500s...
State briefs 3/22/07 (03/22/07)
Applebee's plans to close 24 restaurants KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Applebee's International Inc. said Wednesday it will close 24 company-owned restaurants that aren't meeting performance goals. The Overland Park, Kan.-based company typically closes one or two restaurants a year. ...
Noodlers decry plan to end experiment (03/22/07)
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- A five-year experiment to determine whether to legalize noodling in Missouri could end three years early. Citing renewed threats to breeding-age fish, state conservation officials are no longer issuing permits to fish for catfish by hand, a practice known as noodling. The suspension could be made permanent as soon as next month...
Convicted child molester, man's parents charged with murder in Georgia boy's death (03/22/07)
SAVANNAH, Ga. -- A convicted child molester and his father took turns sexually assaulting a 6-year-old boy while the molester's mother watched, then they choked the boy to death, according to an indictment issued Wednesday. The indictment charges all three family members with murder and child molestation in the slaying of young Christopher Michael Barrios, whose body was found March 15 inside a trash bag dumped by a roadside...
Democrats in Senate set Iraq deadline in war spending bill (03/22/07)
WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats on Wednesday revived legislation urging President Bush to bring combat troops home from Iraq in a year, attaching it to a $122 billion measure needed to fund the war. The move puts Democrats on track for another confrontation with President Bush over the increasingly unpopular war and congressional Republicans, who are expected to try to block the measure...
Soldier pleads guilty to being accessory to Iraq rape, murder (03/22/07)
FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. -- A Fort Campbell soldier pleaded guilty Wednesday to being an accessory to the rape and murder of a 14-year-old Iraqi girl and the slaying of her family. Pfc. Bryan Howard, 20, also pleaded guilty to conspiracy to obstruct justice by lying to his superior officers about the attack last year in Mahmoudiya, 20 miles south of Baghdad. It was one of the most shocking atrocities committed by U.S. troops in the Iraq war...
Firm behind pet food recall can't explain animal deaths (03/22/07)
WASHINGTON -- The pet food linked to the deaths of 16 animals has shown no signs of contamination, the manufacturer says, and the company cannot explain why the cats and dog developed acute kidney failure and died. Paul Henderson, the chief executive and president of Menu Foods, said Wednesday the company was looking at a single ingredient. He wouldn't identify it, but the Food and Drug Administration has said the investigation was focusing on wheat gluten...
House passes bill to protect public housing projects in New Orleans from destruction (03/22/07)
WASHINGTON -- Public housing projects damaged by Hurricane Katrina would not be knocked down until the government has a plan to replace them under a bill the House passed Wednesday. The legislation, approved 302-125, also would grant tenants who lived in New Orleans public housing before the storm the right to return to homes and apartments subsidized by the government...
House panel approves subpoenas for top Bush aides in prosecutor flap (03/22/07)
WASHINGTON -- A House panel on Wednesday approved subpoenas for President Bush's political adviser, Karl Rove and other top White House aides, setting up a constitutional showdown over the firings of eight federal prosecutors. By voice vote, the House Judiciary subcommittee on commercial and administrative law decided to compel the president's top aides to testify publicly and under oath about their roles in the firings...
NASA delays picking launch date; weeks needed to repair fuel tank (03/22/07)
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- NASA managers won't decide until next month when to try launching Atlantis on the year's first space shuttle mission, giving technicians more time to assess hail damage to its external fuel tank, officials said Wednesday. Atlantis originally was scheduled to lift off last week, but the launch was postponed after golf-ball-size hail caused thousands of dings on foam insulation on the fuel tank as the shuttle sat on the launch pad last month...
Chirac endorses rival to succeed him as France's president (03/22/07)
PARIS -- After holding out for months, President Jacques Chirac on Wednesday endorsed fellow conservative Nicolas Sarkozy's bid to succeed him, despite long and sharp personal and political differences between them. Chirac also said Sarkozy would quit as interior minister Monday to devote himself fully to the close race in which he is narrowly the front-runner...
Maoists, ethnic activists fight in Nepal (03/22/07)
KATMANDU, Nepal -- A fierce fight erupted Wednesday between Nepal's former communist rebels and ethnic rights activists trying to stage separate rallies in the same place, leaving 25 people dead and 35 wounded. Maoists supporters and members of the Madeshi People's Rights Forum had both gathered at an open ground venue in Gaur, 100 miles south of the capital, Katmandu, said local police chief Ram Kumar Khanal...
Lawyers rally, scuffle with police over removal of Pakistan's top judge (03/22/07)
LAHORE, Pakistan -- Angry lawyers scuffled with police as protests erupted across Pakistan Wednesday over the removal of nation's top judge, intensifying a crisis that threatens President Gen. Pervez Musharraf's grip on power. Musharraf suspended Iftikhar Mohammed Chaudhry, the chief justice of Pakistan's Supreme Court, on March 9 on unspecified allegations that he abused his office...
U.S. troops move into Sunni district of Baghdad (03/22/07)
BAGHDAD -- Some 1,600 U.S. and Iraqi soldiers pushed into a dangerous Sunni Arab area of west Baghdad on Wednesday, searching houses in the expanding security crackdown, while at least 33 apparent victims of sectarian killings were found dumped across the capital...
Russians mourn 108 Siberian mine explosion deaths (03/22/07)
NOVOKUZNETSK, Russia -- Flooded caverns and flammable gas hampered the search Wednesday for two workers missing after an explosion at a Siberian coal mine, as Russia held a day of mourning for the 108 miners killed in the country's worst mining disaster in more than a decade...
Chaffee cruises to track sweep (03/22/07)
Chaffee swept the boys and girls titles the Chaffee Open track meet on Wednesday. Kelly, Bell City, East Prairie, Scott County Central and Oran also participated. Chaffee's boys scored 145, while Kelly was second with 95, Scott County Central (27) was fourth and Oran (19) fifth...
Willen, Burger add to honors with player of the year awards (03/22/07)
Notre Dame junior Ryan Willen and senior Kristain Burger brought home player of the year awards Wednesday from the annual all-SEMO Conference basketball banquet in Poplar Bluff. Both had been honored by the Missouri Basketball Coaches Association earlier this month when the 10-player Class 4 all-state teams were announced...
Redhawks score 11 but surrender 13 (03/22/07)
The Southeast Missouri State baseball team scored in double figures for the third straight game Wednesday. But the Redhawks' third-highest scoring performance of the season was not enough to extend their winning streak. In a wild, back-and-forth affair, host Central Arkansas held on for a 13-11 victory and a split of the two-game series in Conway, Ark...
Lyles earns invitation to camp for women's professional league (03/22/07)
The sensational senior season that Southeast Missouri State center Lachelle Lyles turned in did not go unnoticed by professional scouts. Southeast coach John Ishee said Wednesday that Lyles has been invited to the WNBA's annual pre-draft camp. The event is scheduled for March 30 and 31 at Cleveland State University...
Redhawks softball snaps losing streak (03/22/07)
The Southeast Missouri State softball team broke a four-game losing streak Wednesday by winning the nightcap of a doubleheader at the University of Mississippi. After Mississippi romped 12-2 in the opener that was stopped after 4 1/2 innings by the mercy rule, the Redhawks rallied for a 7-3 victory...
Priority 1: Staying on top (03/22/07)
All things considered, coach John Ishee couldn't have asked for more out of his Southeast Missouri State women's basketball team. The Redhawks posted their best record in the program's Division I history as they continued to stamp themselves as the Ohio Valley Conference's premier program...
State bowl tourney scores 3/22/07 (03/22/07)
State bowling tournament Top scores through the first two weekends of the Missouri USBC bowling tournament, which is being played weekends through May 6 at West Park Lanes and Main Street lanes: Team handicap Team Scratch Doubles handicap Doubles scratch...
Area sports calendar 3/22/07 (03/22/07)
Basketball n Tournament: The Southeast Youth Sports is hosting its annual spring basketball tournament, April 28 and 29. Info: Darrin, (573) 837-0111, or www.sesports.org. Football n Jackson youth signups: Jackson Area Youth Football will have its spring signups March 31 from 8 a.m. ...
Area bowling scores 3/22/07 (03/22/07)
Bowling scores Jackson Lanes Submitted March 19 MEN High games -- Kyle Bruce 300, Mike Peters 289, John Wondel 280, Jim Burnett 279, Robert Forester 277, Robbie Roberts 276, Ronnie Brown 270, Toby Zoellner 267, Dennis Roth 265, Mike Edgar 265, Fred Bauer 265, Tim Burroughs 258, Brian McClanahan 257, Donnie Glueck 257, Brian McMath 256, Charlie Kaufmann 255, Cale Young 254, Jim Simpson 253, Phillip Gramlisch 247, Tim Paulus 247, Spence Tollison 245, Jason Brothers 239, Ron Hinkebein 239, Sam Bell 238, Bill Funkhouser 238.. ...
Bound for the Hall (03/22/07)
More than 50 years have passed, but Edgar Rellergert's voice oozes with excitement when he talks about his days as a baseball player. Rellergert threw a curveball that he admits he started at the head of opposing batters and watched it dance across the plate...
Archuleta reunited with Smith for Bears (03/22/07)
Adam Archuleta's tumultuous time with the Washington Redskins ended Tuesday night when he was traded to the Chicago Bears for a sixth-round draft pick. Archuleta, who languished on the bench most of last season despite having the richest contract ever given a safety, will be reunited in Chicago with coach Lovie Smith, his former defensive coordinator with the St. Louis Rams...
Wainwright solid in loss to Baltimore (03/22/07)
JUPITER, Fla. -- Baltimore Orioles left-handed pitcher Adam Loewen isn't in a hurry to leave Florida and get the season going, even though his numbers say he's ready. Loewen submitted a solid five innings Wednesday in his fourth start, blanking the St. Louis Cardinals while giving up four hits and striking out five in Baltimore's 4-1 victory...
Car of Tomorrow's day arrives Sunday with debut at Bristol (03/22/07)
Tomorrow is finally here in NASCAR, which begins the most radical on-track experiment in the sport's history this weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway. The Car of Tomorrow, a NASCAR-developed vehicle that spent seven years in development, will make its long-awaited debut at one of the most rough-and-tumble tracks in NASCAR...
Salukis' Shaw hopes to play tonight (03/22/07)
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Forward Matt Shaw won't decide until game time whether he'll play in Southern Illinois' West Regional semifinal game against Kansas after spraining his ankle last week. Shaw, who averaged 11.4 points and 5.7 rebounds as the fourth-seeded Salukis' third-leading scorer this season, was hurt in Southern Illinois' opening-round victory against Holy Cross...
Weekend waiting (03/22/07)
Heart attack patients have a slightly higher risk of death if they go to the hospital on the weekend, when they are more likely to miss or wait longer for crucial treatments, one of the largest studies of the issue finds. But according to emergency room directors at Cape Girardeau's two major hospitals, heart attack patients may have a better chance of survival if they visit the hospital during the weekends because of increased staffing...
Health news 3/22/07 (03/22/07)
Ask Your Doctor, local health-care providers discuss medical issues and welcome questions from viewers who can call the show live at 334-3095, 8 to 9 p.m., cable Channel 5. American Red Cross blood drive at the Perry Park Center in Perryville, Mo., noon to 6 p.m...
Tourists in Cape Girardeau (03/22/07)
March 22, 2007 Dear Julie, We are happy to hear you and Lynn plan to stop by to see us on your cross-country trip. Most of our California friends only wave as they fly overhead on the way to somewhere else. Perhaps Missouri lacks the allure of New York or even Orlando. After visitors see the Mississippi River to relive "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" and eat some fine barbecue -- four or five superlative purveyors can be found -- the sights seem to wane...
Men of an uncertain age (03/22/07)
"Can't live with 'em; can't live without 'em." So goes the saucy statement men are fond of saying about the female side of the human equation. But if you ask those who live with the critters called men, you might get: "Can't live with 'em and can't imagine putting up with this until he's 90!"...
Sirius says XM acquisition would allow lower prices, more programs (03/22/07)
NEW YORK -- Sirius Satellite Radio Inc. is promising more programming choices and lower pricing options as part of an effort to convince federal regulators to approve its proposed acquisition of rival XM Satellite Radio Holdings Inc. The deal still faces opposition from several consumer groups, however, and what's certain to be a tough regulatory review in Washington by antitrust authorities and the Federal Communications Commission...
Actor Woody Harrelson's dad dies in prison; was convicted of killing judge (03/22/07)
DENVER -- Actor Woody Harrelson's father, Charles Harrelson, died of a heart attack in the Supermax federal prison where he was serving two life sentences for the murder of a federal judge, officials said Wednesday. Charles Harrelson, 69, was found unresponsive in his cell on the morning of March 15, said Felicia Ponce, a Bureau of Prisons spokeswoman in Washington...
Letterman regular Calvert DeForest dies (03/22/07)
NEW YORK -- Calvert DeForest, the white-haired, bespectacled nebbish who gained cult status as the oddball Larry "Bud" Melman on David Letterman's late night television shows, has died after a long illness. The Brooklyn-born DeForest, who was 85, died Monday at a hospital on Long Island, Letterman's "Late Show" announced Wednesday...
Commander gets FAA thumbs up (03/22/07)
Commander Premier Aircraft announced March 14 it has received Federal Aviation Administration authorization to certify parts for installation at its Cape Girardeau Regional Airport manufacturing facility. The award is a major step toward building new aircraft at the local factory...
Air service may be months off (03/22/07)
With no signs of progress from RegionsAir, the Cape Girardeau Regional Airport could be without commercial air service for three months or more. RegionsAir says it is still trying to address Federal Aviation Administration problems that led to its grounding two weeks ago. Its officials do not know when or if the problems centering on the carrier's pilot training program will be resolved. Regions has cleaned out its office at the local airport...
Noble Bollinger (03/22/07)
Noble Elgin Bollinger, son of the late Dan and Ella Pritchett Bollinger, was born at Bell City, Mo., Jan 3, 1927, and passed away at his home near Swinton, Mo., Monday, March 19, 2007, at the age of 80 years. Mr. Bollinger retired as a truck driver for Wetterau Wholesale in Hazelwood, Mo., in 1988 after 38 years of service...
June Frick (03/22/07)
On June 5, 1949, Everett and Allie Brown Frick were blessed with the birth of their youngest child, Katherine June. Little did they know the joy and life lessons this earthly angel would bring to their family's lives. On Monday, March 19, 2007, the Lord accepted her as a heavenly angel at the age of 57...
Lora Clinton (03/22/07)
BENTON, Mo. -- Lora Ellen Clinton, 73, of Benton died Tuesday, March 20, 2007, at her home. She was born May 29, 1933, at Morley, Mo., daughter of Ralph Dewey and Ruby Lawson Abernathy. She and Troy Davis Clinton were married Feb. 4, 1951, in Piggott, Ark. He died March 29, 1968...
Linda Young (03/22/07)
MOUND CITY, Ill. -- Linda Young, 63, of Mound City died Tuesday, March 20, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 17, 1944, in Mound City, daughter of Frank and Mary Brooks. She married John R. Mikulich, who preceded her in death. She and Willard Lee Young were married in 1983...
Kathryn Sauerbrun (03/22/07)
OLMSTED, Ill. -- Kathryn Irene Sauerbrun, 64, of Olmsted died Tuesday, March 20, 2007, at her home. She was born Feb. 17, 1943, in Cobden, Ill., daughter of Claude and Kathryn Starling Edwards. She married Robert Sauerbrun. Sauerbrun was employed 15 years at Dr. William H. Bagbey's Chiropractic Office in Mounds, Ill., was a cashier at First State Bank in Olmsted, and was assistant manager at Wal-Mart in Anna, Ill. She was a member of Methodist Center Church in Olmsted...
Hugh Graff (03/22/07)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Hugh F. Graff, 90, of Perryville died Tuesday, March 20, 2007, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was born June 12, 1916, at Lithium, Mo., son of William and Lela Belle Moore Graff. He and Doris Norma Doll were married Aug. 19, 1944...
Births 3/22/07 (03/22/07)
Griffaw; Gowen; Stepenoff; Wood; Phillips
Cape/Jackson fire report 3/22/07 (03/22/07)
n At 7:45 p.m., box alarm in the 1900 block of David Street. n At 9:28 p.m., odor investigation in the 400 block of Worth Street. n At 1:05 a.m., emergency medical service in the 1500 block of Independence Street. n At 3:55 a.m., alarm sounding in the 300 block of Christine Street...
Cape police report 3/22/07 (03/22/07)
Arrests
Out of the past 3/22/07 (03/22/07)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- The Chaffee Board of Education has unanimously approved a resolution supporting consolidation of the Chaffee and Delta, Mo., school districts; in doing so, the board endorsed a petition drive in Chaffee that is necessary to put the issue before district voters...
Saving your ID (03/22/07)
The more we learn about identity theft, the more frightening the possibility becomes that our own personal information will be used to run up debts and ruin our credit. And when someone in our own community experiences that nightmare, it gives us even more reason for pause...
Say thanks to Missouri's farmers (03/22/07)
To the editor:Wednesday was National Agriculture Day, and I want to share the miracle of Missouri agriculture, which feeds us, fuels our vehicles and fertilizes our soil so we can continue to grow more. This day, celebrated the first day of spring each year, is the perfect time to learn more about Missouri's No. 1 industry...
Thanks for Delta FFA support (03/22/07)
To the editor:The Delta FFA Chapter would like to thank the community for its continuing support of the FFA. The recent FFA breakfast Feb. 24 served more than 200 people. Thanks to the following for the support and donations: Gary and Gail Seabaugh, Brandon and Kristy Swindell, Dustin Cauble, Barbara and Charley Swindell, Advance Town and Country, Marble Hill Country Mart, Cape Girardeau Food Giant, Chaffee Food Giant and Kern's Grocery. ...
Coach Hale inspires, encourages (03/22/07)
To the editor:Congratulations to the Notre Dame Bulldogs and coach Paul Hale for their outstanding season and success in the state basketball playoffs. I was a fellow teacher with Coach Hale for 11 years at Bernie and became a big fan of his. Paul is one of the teachers who was an inspiration to all who had the opportunity to work with him as a faculty member of student. ...
Speak Out 3/22/07 (03/22/07)
Jail shopping; The real Hillary; Scott County tax; On the dole; Bush loyalists; Selective information; Water magnet; It's no hotel; Other patrols; Teaching spelling; Previous dodgers; Steady partisanship; Walking in street; Investigate this mess; Showcase road; Politicized justice
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