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Man in custody as Cape police investigate report of shots fired (04/01/07)
Cape Girardeau police had one man in custody and were searching for a gun in the area of Good Hope and Middle streets after responding to reports of two shots being fired in the area. More than half a dozen officers, under the direction of Sgt. R.F. Schmidt, were searching about 6:45 p.m. for a small caliber handgun behind an abandoned house near the corner of Good Hope and Middle streets...
Woman robbed in Schnucks parking lot (04/01/07)
A woman reported she was robbed Friday by a woman armed with a handgun on the Schnucks parking lot at 19 S. Kingshighway. An undisclosed amount of money was taken, police said. The robbery occurred at 6:53 p.m. The robber had a gun tucked in a waistband, but never flourished it during the incident, the victim told police...
Grad rate costs area $500 million per year, prof says (04/01/07)
Southeast Missouri's economy is losing millions of dollars in income because of low high school graduation rates in many of the region's counties, says a university economist who has studied the issue. The region's total income is about $500 million a year less than it would be if the percentage of residents with high school degrees matched the statewide figure, said Dr. Bruce Domazlicky, director of the Center for Economic and Business Research at Southeast Missouri State University...
Children descend on Capaha Park for 18th annual Easter egg hunt (04/01/07)
Thousands of eggs. Hundreds of children. Three minutes. Cape Girardeau Parks and Recreation Department held its 18th annual Easter egg hunt at Capaha Park on Saturday for children. Each age group was given 30 to 45 minutes to hunt, but the landscape was wiped clean in three minutes...
3 seek to lead Jackson as mayor (04/01/07)
When the contest to become the next mayor of Jackson officially began in December, the race quickly stacked up as a choice between two city hall insiders with modest differences on city issues against an outsider who wanted to shake up the status quo...
Foreign policy the topic today on 'Going Public' (04/01/07)
Southeast Missouri State University's Latin America scholar, Joseph Werne, will discuss U.S. foreign policy in that region at 3 p.m. today on Southeast Public Radio's "Going Public" radio program. Also on the program, Dale Haskell will recount his experience of moving to Cape Girardeau as a teenager...
Ward 3 candidates differ on voters' readiness for new taxes (04/01/07)
On the northwest side of Jackson, voters will decide Tuesday whether to retain the city's senior member of the Board of Aldermen or give a political newcomer a chance. The vote could help guide the board on a decision about whether voters are ready to accept higher taxes to support police and fire protection...
Perryville and Zalma school board candidates (04/01/07)
Two seats will be filled in each school board election Tuesday. Perryville Incumbent n Age: 48 n Residence: Rural Perryville, Mo. n Occupation: Ophthalmic technician n Education: Graduated from Perryville High School n Political experience: Served three years on the school board, seeking second term...
MoDOT to make concrete repairs (04/01/07)
Missouri Department of Transportation crews will make concrete repairs on Interstate 55 in Perry and Ste. Genevieve counties this week, weather permitting, highway officials said. Traffic will be reduced to one lane starting at 6:30 a.m. Monday. The work is expected to be completed by 5 p.m. Thursday, highway officials aid...
A paving plateau (04/01/07)
Norman Brant's Scott County Highway Department personnel have their hands full just trying to keep the county's roads in drivable condition. Pavement that was put down on some roads just a few years ago is already starting to break up, peeling off in layers that expose the dirt underneath, leaving huge potholes...
Inmate crews cleaning up trash along Interstate 55 in Cape (04/01/07)
Crews removing debris and trash along Interstate 55 in Cape Girardeau last week are part of an effort to keep the city clean. The crews along the highway were Cape Girardeau city jail inmates, voluntarily working off their fines with trash removal, said Cape Girardeau police Sgt. Barry Hovis...
School districts claim rural tax collectors are costing them money (04/01/07)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Suburban school districts claim they're being shortchanged by inaccurate property tax collection in rural areas, part of their overall push to rebuild Missouri's school funding system. Attorneys representing the school districts told Cole County Judge Richard Callahan Friday that they believe rural counties undervalue property and don't collect enough local taxes to support their schools. ...
Defendant in stolen fetus case pleads not guilty to revised charge that adds allegation (04/01/07)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A Kansas woman accused of killing an expectant mother and cutting the baby from her womb has pleaded not guilty to a new version of her indictment. Lisa Montgomery, 37, of Melvern, Kan., appeared Friday in U.S. District Court for the first time in months. Shackled and dressed in orange jail clothes, she made no public statement other than to answer "yes" when asked by a magistrate judge to confirm she was pleading not guilty...
Suspect in double murder had history of sexual assault (04/01/07)
GRANBY, Mo. -- A man suspected of killing his girlfriend and her daughter in rural Granby in Newton County had a criminal history of sexual assault in Arizona. Michael J. Vincent, 40, was arrested Thursday in Delaware County, Okla., and charged with first-degree murder in the deaths of Tammy Mahan, 36, and her 18-month-old daughter, Faithanne Vincent...
Full-time recruiter hired to help fill northwest Missouri prison jobs (04/01/07)
CAMERON, Mo. -- Within four months of its opening in 1997, the maximum-security Crossroads Correctional Center reached full capacity with 1,450 inmates. Keeping the prison staffed with a full quota of correctional officers has been another matter. Crossroads is one of two state prisons in Cameron and five in northwest Missouri. ...
Auditor threatens to sue St. Louis transit authority (04/01/07)
ST. LOUIS -- Missouri Auditor Susan Montee is threatening to sue the St. Louis area's transit agency if it doesn't increase its cooperation in a review of its operations. Montee said the investigation into Metro's operations, including a $126 million cost overrun for a light-rail extension, has dragged on for two years because the agency won't share detailed records on the MetroLink's construction...
Blagojevich strikes deal on $7 billion tax plan to include property tax relief (04/01/07)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- A new version of Gov. Rod Blagojevich's plan to fund health-care coverage and education increases a proposed tax on businesses by $1 billion to provide property-tax relief. Blagojevich's revised plan, filed Friday night after legislators left the Capitol for a two-week break and forged in discussions with Senate President Emil Jones, includes a tax on business gross receipts that would bring in $7 billion annually, up from $6 billion in the original plan...
General tried to warn Bush not to say enemy killed Tillman (04/01/07)
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- For weeks after his death, the Pentagon maintained that Pat Tillman was killed in an enemy ambush, even after a top general tried to warn President Bush that the NFL star-turned-soldier likely died by friendly fire, according to a memo obtained by The Associated Press...
Car going wrong way hits Greyhound bus head-on in Ala., 1 dead, 20 injured (04/01/07)
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- A car going the wrong way on a divided highway collided head-on with a Greyhound bus early Saturday, killing the driver of the car and injuring 20 others, police said. Panicked passengers crawled out the bus' windows after the crash...
Newest draft of climate report maps out 'highway to extinction' (04/01/07)
WASHINGTON -- A key element of the second major report on climate change will be released Friday in Belgium is a chart that maps out the effects of global warming, most of them bad, with every degree of temperature rise. There's one bright spot: A minimal heat rise means more food production in northern regions of the world...
Real deadline for Iraq war money weeks beyond Bush's deadline (04/01/07)
WASHINGTON -- The real deadline for Congress to provide more money for the war in Iraq is well beyond the April 15 deadline cited by President Bush and Defense Secretary Robert Gates. The Pentagon can take several penny-pinching steps without harming troop readiness or other dire consequences predicted by the Bush administration until Congress actually comes up with the money...
Bush: Iran must release British sailors (04/01/07)
CAMP DAVID, Md. -- President Bush on Saturday said Iran's capture of 15 British sailors and marines was "inexcusable" and called for Iran to "give back the hostages" immediately and unconditionally. Bush said Iran plucked the sailors out of Iraqi waters. Iran's president said Saturday they were in Iranian waters and called Britain and its allies "arrogant and selfish" for not apologizing for trespassing...
Bush, Brazil's Silva talk ethanol, trade at Camp David (04/01/07)
CAMP DAVID, Md. -- President Bush and Brazil's leader plotted cooperation on freer global trade and increased use of alternative fuels in talks that brought the allies together for the second time in less than a month. Bush and first lady Laura Bush greeted President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, the first Latin American head of state Bush has hosted at his presidential retreat...
Iraq bombings kill at least 10 (04/01/07)
BAGHDAD -- A parked car exploded near a hospital in Baghdad's main Shiite district Saturday -- the deadliest in a series of bombings that killed at least nine people and wounded dozens in Iraq, police said. The blast in Sadr City occurred about 10:30 a.m. and was targeting street vendors and pedestrians just outside the entrance to the al-Sadr General Hospital. Police said at least five people were killed and 15 wounded...
Sydney turns out the lights in nod to global warming (04/01/07)
SYDNEY, Australia -- The Sydney Opera House's gleaming white-shelled roof was darkened Saturday night along with much of the rest of Australia's largest city, which switched off the lights to register concern about global warming. The arch of Sydney's other iconic structure, the harbor bridge, was also blacked out, along with dozens of skyscrapers and countless homes in the 4 million-strong city, in an hourlong gesture organizers said they hoped would be adopted as an annual event by cities around the world.. ...
Iranian president insists captured sailors trespassed (04/01/07)
TEHRAN, Iran -- Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad insisted Saturday that 15 captured British sailors had been seized in Iranian waters, calling Britain and its allies "arrogant" for refusing to apologize, the country's official news agency reported...
Artillery fire, mortar shells rain down on Somali capital (04/01/07)
MOGADISHU, Somalia -- Artillery fire and mortar shells rained down on Somalia's capital Saturday, killing and wounding untold numbers of civilians as government and Ethiopian troops tried to wipe out Islamist insurgents. The offensive, which started Thursday, has sparked the heaviest fighting in Mogadishu since the early 1990s. ...
Delta wins Doniphan tourney (04/01/07)
The Delta softball team topped previously unbeaten Portageville 4-1 to claim the title in the Doniphan Tournament on Saturday. Kendra Burnett stuck out six and allowed two hits in the win. Kaci Menz had two hits for Delta (6-1), which avenged a loss from earlier this season...
Dalhousie climbs to state's top spot (04/01/07)
Dalhousie Golf Club members wouldn't trade their golf course for any other in Missouri. To them, Dalhousie rates as the best course in the state. "We'd like to think so, but we're biased," said managing member Cord Dombrowski. An objective panel concurs. Dalhousie ranks No. 1 in the Golf Digest biennial poll of the best golf courses in Missouri, according to the results released Friday on the magazine's Web site...
B.A. Sports event set for April 13-14 (04/01/07)
The annual B.A. Sports All-Star Extravaganza will take place April 13 and 14 this year at the Bess Activity Center in Poplar Bluff. The two-day event again will feature a volleyball game Friday, followed by two boys basketball games and a girls basketball game Saturday. In between the boys basketball games Saturday, players will take part in a skill competition with a slam-dunk contest and a 3-point shooting contest...
Redhawks gymnasts place 3rd in conference meet in Chicago (04/01/07)
Jena Nguyen won the floor exercise and Southeast Missouri State's gymnastics team took third place Saturday at the Midwest Independent Conference Championship in Chicago. Southeast finished with a 193.3, behind Illinois-Chicago (193.9) and Illinois State (193.375)...
Redhawks work overtime for triumph; rain delays Hogan's pursuit of record (04/01/07)
MURRAY, Ky. -- Josh Parham acknowledged that it would have been easy for Southeast Missouri State's baseball players to hang their heads when they coughed up a five-run, ninth-inning lead. But that's not the way the Redhawks have operated during this resurgent season -- and they weren't about to start Saturday...
Former baseball player Welker wins debut in cage match (04/01/07)
From the diamond to the cage. That's the transition for Justin Welker, a Cape Girardeau native who competed in his first mixed martial events Saturday night at the A.C. Brase Arena. In his debut, Welker defeated Steve Walden in 51 seconds at the 185-pound weight class...
Hogan worthy of holding Southeast's record (04/01/07)
Considering that Mark Hogan had never posted fewer than 23 victories during his previous 12 seasons at Southeast Missouri State, it seemed fairly inevitable that he would become the baseball program's all-time winningest coach this year. Hogan needed just 19 wins to pass the late Joe Uhls, who fashioned a 373-257-5 record in 25 seasons from 1960 to 1984...
Rescue mission: Local woman saves animals one pet at a time (04/01/07)
ZALMA, Mo. -- Marilyn Olson Neville's got a big heart for finding pets a good home. Even if it means the good home is her own. Between teaching obedience courses for dog owners and serving on the board of directors for Safe Harbor, a "no-kill" animal shelter, the Zalma woman is caring for eight dogs and two cats at her Bollinger County home. ...
Overboard Cruise operators to improve crime reporting on board ships. From Page 1C (04/01/07)
NEW YORK -- How hard is it to fall off a cruise ship? "It is so hard to fall overboard that when someone does go over the side, it's either because, sadly, it's a suicide attempt or it's because they're being incredibly foolish," said Carolyn Spencer Brown, editor of the Web site CruiseCritic.com...
Going overboard not easy to do on cruises (04/01/07)
NEW YORK -- How hard is it to fall off a cruise ship? "It is so hard to fall overboard that when someone does go over the side, it's either because, sadly, it's a suicide attempt or it's because they're being incredibly foolish," said Carolyn Spencer Brown, editor of the Web site CruiseCritic.com...
Actor Alec Baldwin offers to help pay for education of soldier leaving for Iraq (04/01/07)
PHOENIX -- Actor Alec Baldwin is going to help pay for a U.S. soldier's college education after she leaves the military. Baldwin was so moved by a March 4 New York Times story about Pvt. Resha Kane's last day with family and friends before going for training to prepare for serving in Iraq that he -- not his people -- tracked down Kane's mother at a discount store where she works to offer his assistance, his spokesman said...
Quentin Allen (04/01/07)
CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Quentin Joseph Allen, son of William Joseph and Kristen Marie Lietzau Allen, died at birth on Thursday, March 29, 2007, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Crain Pleasant Grove-Murdale Funeral Home...
David Dodd (04/01/07)
David M. Dodd, 52, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, March 31, 2007, at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Oscar Hager (04/01/07)
Oscar M. Hager, 69, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, March 30, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born on April 25, 1937, at Jackson, son of Thomas B. and Grace Pearl Verge Hager. He worked for Leming Lumber Co. for 22 years. He later owned and operated a lawn-care service. He was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church...
James Probst (04/01/07)
James D. Probst, 60 of Cape Girardeau died Friday, March 30, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 31, 1946, in St. Louis, son of Pearl and Alma Riley Probst. Probst was a member of Circle City Pentecostal Church in Circle City, Mo. He was also a member of River City Blind Club...
Elsie McKee (04/01/07)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Elsie M. Tapley McKee, 77, of Tamms died Friday, March 30, 2007, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 1, 1930, in Alexander County, daughter of Floyd and Virgie King Tapley. McKee owned and operated Elsie Beauty shop for 40 years...
Clayton Bohnert (04/01/07)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Clayton J. Bohnert, 89, of Perryville died Saturday, March 31, 2007, at his home. He was born Oct. 25, 1917, at Crosstown, Mo., son of Martin W. and Mary Corinne Petot Bohnert. He and Dorothy Guyott were married June 8, 1943. He had been employed with Pittsburg Plate Glass...
James Young (04/01/07)
James Edward Young, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, March 31, 2007, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 21, 1918, in Crossno, Mo., son of John Sampson and Claudia O'Guin Young. He and Mary Elizabeth Caldwell Young were married Nov. 22, 1937, in Benton, Mo...
Louie Hirschowitz (04/01/07)
ORAN, Mo. -- Louie J. Hirschowitz, 89, of Oran died Friday, March 30, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 24, 1917, at Oran, son of Max and Margaret Ellman Hirschowitz. He was the beloved husband of Audrey Kaplan Hirschowitz. Mrs. Hirschowitz is formerly of St. Charles, Mo. They were married Feb. 16, 1944, and lifelong residents of Oran...
Earl Milam (04/01/07)
Earl Clayo Milam, 77, a resident of Diehlstadt, Mo., died Friday evening, March 30, 2007, at the Landmark Care Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 2, 1929, at Diehlstadt, son of the late Albert and Bonnie Watson Milam. On Nov. 17, 1956, he married Betty Jean Greer, who survives of the home in Diehlstadt...
Thomas-Whitley (04/01/07)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Amanda Beth Thomas and David Lynn Whitley were married Sept. 2, 2006, at Two Rivers Mansion in Nashville, Tenn. Parents of the couple are Roger and Pat Thomas of Perryville, and Gene and Frances Whitley of Ethridge, Tenn. Matron of honor was Lindsey Unterreiner, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Sandy White, aunt of the bride; Nicole Thieret and Kristal Friese...
Canfield-Vandrell (04/01/07)
Katie Ann Canfield and Jonathan Edward Vandrell were united in marriage Feb. 17, 2007, at St. Peter's Catholic Church in Kansas City, Mo. The Rev. Joe Sharbel performed the ceremony. Soloist was April Brinkoetter of Kansas City. The bride is the daughter of Tom and Kathy Buehrle of Hopkinsville, Ky., and the late Guy Harper of Cape Girardeau. The groom is the son of Denise and Terry Rigdon of Tulsa, Okla., and Jim and Linda Vandrell of Blue Springs, Mo...
Sanders-Wigfall (04/01/07)
Aimee Marie Sanders and Robert Wigfall III were married Feb. 16, 2007, at the Jackson County Courthouse in Murphysboro, Ill. Parents of the bride are Jerry and Margaret Sanders of Cape Girardeau. The groom is the son of Robert Wigfall Jr. of Venice, Ill., and Marilyn Wigfall of Quincy, Ill...
Bloodworth-Walther (04/01/07)
Tina Marie Bloodworth and Ryan Edward Walther were married Nov. 18, 2006, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Jackson. The Rev. Robert Henrichs performed the ceremony. Organist was Orville Perr Jr. and soloist was Karla Kiesner, both of Jackson. The bride is the daughter of Doug Roberts of Oran, Mo., and Sue Roberts of Cape Girardeau. Ralph and Mary Walther of Gordonville are parents of the groom...
King-Shaw (04/01/07)
Joanne Kristen King and Christopher Sean Shaw were married Oct. 21, 2006, at the VFW Hall in Cape Girardeau. The Rev. Ernest Jordan performed the ceremony. Parents of the bride are Larry and Tammy Popp of Cape Girardeau. The groom is the son of Carol and Carol Shaw of Cape Girardeau...
Ostendorf-Lambert (04/01/07)
Ann Ostendorf and Richard Lambert exchanged vows Jan. 13, 2007, at St. Mary's Cathedral. The Rev. Tom Kiefer performed the ceremony. Music was provided by Bev Reece of Cape Girardeau. The bride is the daughter of Ken and Mary Ann Ostendorf of Cape Girardeau. The groom is the son of Patricia Lambert of Guildford, England, and the late Tom Lambert...
Pearson-Rush (04/01/07)
ORAN, Mo. -- Jennifer L. Pearson and Jesse C. Rush were married June 24, 2006, at First Baptist Church. The Rev. Ed Carter performed the ceremony. Readers were Ashleigh Green of Oran, niece of the bride; and Chelsey and Morgan Laurentius, daughters of Paul and Susan Laurentius of Jackson. Soloist and guitarist was Larry Chasteen of Oran...
Williams-Donley (04/01/07)
Callie Denean Williams and Robert Dale Donley Jr. announce their engagement. She is the daughter of Jeff and Debbie Maevers of Cape Girardeau. Donley is the son of Robert Donley Sr. of Gideon, Mo., and Margaret Warren of Clarkton, Mo. Williams is a 2001 graduate of Jackson High School. ...
Hovinetz-Kaufman (04/01/07)
John and Tina Kaufman of Cape Girardeau announce the engagement of their son, Staff Sgt. Travis Edward Kaufman, to Jamie Elaine Hovinetz. She is the daughter of David and Jennifer Hovinetz of LaGrange, Ohio. Hovinetz is a 2002 graduate of Keystone High School and Lorain County Joint Vocational School. She is employed at Dillard's Department Store in Newport News, Va...
Succaw-Robison (04/01/07)
Chuck and Melissa Whitney of Jonesboro, Ill., announce the engagement of their daughter, Ana-Alicia Meldadean Succaw, to Jerry David Robison Jr. He is the son of Connie Robison of Benton, Mo., and Jerry Robison Sr. of Scott City. Succaw is a graduate of Jackson High School...
Hobbs-Seiler (04/01/07)
BENTON, Mo. -- Mr. and Mrs. Stowell J. Hobbs of Charleston, Mo., announce the engagement of their daughter, Theresa Catherine Hobbs, to Eric Michael Seiler. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. James M. Seiler of Benton. Hobbs is a 2002 graduate of Charleston High School. She received an associate's degree in education from Three Rivers Community College in 2004, and a bachelor of science degree in secondary education from Southeast Missouri State University in 2006...
Lang-Hindman (04/01/07)
Mr. and Mrs. Roger Lang of Jackson announce the engagement of their daughter, Trina Nicole Lang, to Jake William Hindman. He is the son of Kim and Neva Hindman of Egypt Mills. Lang is a 2003 graduate of Jackson High School. She received a bachelor of science degree in elementary education from Southeast Missouri State University in 2006. She is a substitute teacher long term with Jackson School District at Orchard Drive Elementary...
Weir-Hazel (04/01/07)
ADVANCE, Mo.-- Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Weir of Washington, Ill., announce the engagement of their daughter, Caleena Rai Weir, to Dustyn Colle Hazel. He is the son of Bill and Terri Hazel of Advance. Weir is also the daughter of the late Bonnie Weir-Thornkill...
Kelly Middle School (04/01/07)
Kelly Middle School A Honor Roll 6th grade -- Hailey Alley, Sarah Arnold, Nicholas Bollinger, Daniel Cranfield, Brent Forck, Cody Landers, Adisynne Neumeyer, Jessica Schmidt, Amy Tew 7th grade -- Whitney Bramlett, Jacob Buell, Blake Carlyle, Bridgette Chandler, Morgan Kelsey, Stephanie Kerr, Stephanie McWhirter, Elizabeth Stanley...
Honor rolls (04/01/07)
Kelly High School A Honor Roll 12th grade -- Samantha Barber, Rachel Burnett, Arielle Carnell, Elizabeth Foster, Lauren Gean, Mary Beth Green, Cassie Jackson, Brittany Kern, Jennifer McDonough, Stephanie Payne, Brittany Ponder, Hannah Rolwing, Heath Rolwing, Dallas Tew, Kaitlin Vetter, Davina Watson...
Fire report 4/1/07 (04/01/07)
n At 9:05 p.m., a motor vehicle accident in the 1000 block of North Kingshighway. n At 12:12 a.m., extrication at highways 77 and 25. n At 12:49 a.m., medical assist in the 1300 block of North Sprigg Street. n At 8:23 a.m., still alarm sounding at 3049 William St...
Police report 4/1/07 (04/01/07)
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Out of the past 4/1/07 (04/01/07)
Park development on the Mississippi River wharf at Cape Girardeau could begin as early as this summer, pending approval by various agencies and the acquisition of funding for the project; final plans for the riverfront face-lift will probably be presented to the city council in May or June...
Miss Missouri (04/01/07)
Amber Seyer "It was the most fabulous miserable experience of my life," Amber Seyer said, a few days after returning to her hometown of Oran from Los Angeles, where she competed in the Miss USA pageant. Seyer, the 20-year-old Miss Missouri, was referring to the chilly temperature maintained during the pageant, where contestants paraded about for most of the four hours in evening gowns and bikinis. Most memorable experiences are fabulous and miserable at the same time...
High Hill Hecklers are community-builders (04/01/07)
To the editor:The dedicated baseball fans known as the High Hill Hecklers not only enjoy the game, they need to be credited with going to a great deal of effort to keep Capaha Park cleared of trash left by others with postgame pick-up teams. They show that they are a thoughtful and responsible bunch. Through their efforts many bags of aluminum cans have been donated to the arts council for recycling, part of an ongoing drive to help us pay our electric bill...
Difficult to understand Lipke's motive (04/01/07)
To the editor:We have seen much commentary regarding the issues of difference between House Speaker Rod Jetton and Rep. Scott Lipke, and the final analysis seems to boil down to Rod Jetton's failure to sufficiently read the bill before the House vote, which he has admitted was a lack of professionalism on the part of he and his staff. ...
Speak Out 4/1/07 (04/01/07)
We love Roy; Channel outrage; Home run column; Pork is pork; Punishment required; Proud Heckler; A hot day in 1954; Pet care; Lap-Band surgeons?; Hitler and Tojo; Cardinal Nation; Let tax cuts expire; Gore propaganda; Whom to condemn?; Republican sheep; More the merrier; 'Cheap' has a cost
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