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Stories from Sunday, July 1, 2007

Losing a fear of firearms (07/01/07)
Jackson grandmother Cathi Stoverink said she was tired of being scared of guns that weren't pointed at her. Her 7-year-old granddaughter, Kari Jo Moore, could recite the safety rules of the firearm range, so, Stoverink said, she finally decided that "grandma's got to learn how to do what they do."...
Lamp starts fire at Jackson business (07/01/07)
A heat lamp started a small fire a Jackson business Saturday. The Jackson Fire Department responded to the fire at Crader Tire and Retread Service on Birk Lane at about 2:25 p.m., according to public information officer Steve Baugh. The lamp, which was used to keep tire polish dry, had ignited some wood in a 4-by-8-foot room where the polish was kept...
Scott County employees to be tested for drugs (07/01/07)
BENTON, Mo. -- The Scott County government is planning to implement a drug testing policy this fall for all county employees. Presiding Commissioner Jamie Burger said the county is researching testing options and putting together a policy on drug testing. The county will likely institute random drug tests for all county employees. Up to this point the county has had no testing policy for its employees...
Fashion show highlights what to wear for job interviews (07/01/07)
Ten models strode down a catwalk at Southeast Missouri State University on Saturday. But unlike other fashion shows, the audience got to vote on the outfits. The fashion show and forum at the University Center was put on by Missouri Mentoring Partnership, the Cape Girardeau chapter of Zonta International, Southeast's Phenomenal Women's Group and graduates of the Sue Shear Institute for Women in Public Life's 21st Century Leadership Academy. ...
Soldier saved man during Guatemala mission (07/01/07)
The training exercises 2nd Lt. Paul Leoni completed while deployed to Guatemala this spring were simulations. But Leoni had a real impact on the life of one Guatemalan while stationed at Camp Gaylord in San Marcos. A young resident of San Marcos who had stopped breathing was brought to the gates of the camp April 8, according to a National Guard news release...
Newspaper: Independence signs deal for $50 million arena (07/01/07)
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. -- Independence has reached an agreement with Phoenix-based Global Entertainment Corp. for a Central Hockey League team that would begin play in fall 2009 in a new $50 million arena, according to a newspaper report. The Independence City Council on Monday night will see the documents on the agreement between the city and Global Entertainment, The Kansas City Star reported Saturday. Final approval of the deal could come July 16, according to city manager Robert Heacock...
A look at the food used to feed a zoo (07/01/07)
ST. LOUIS -- Here's the St. Louis Zoo's "grocery list" for one year to keep its animals well fed:--10 tons of carrots --6 tons of primate biscuits --20 tons of herring --500 cases of bananas --1.5 tons of squid --520 cases of apples --78 tons of herbivore pellets...
Judge denies bid to question police in extradition fight (07/01/07)
ST. CHARLES, Mo. -- A Missouri judge Friday rejected a murder suspect's bid to question an investigator who signed a complaint that could send him back to Illinois to face charges in the shooting deaths of his wife and three children. Christopher Vaughn's attorney sought to depose Illinois State Police Sgt. ...
St. Louis Zoo's new nutrition center soups up how it feeds its animals (07/01/07)
ST. LOUIS -- Right now, the pickiest eaters at the St. Louis Zoo just might be the cheetahs. Change their meat supplier, or even wash their food dishes with a new detergent, and they can become downright finicky, turning up their noses at mealtime. With 18,000 mouths to feed every day -- that's including about 11,000 insects on exhibit -- one of the nation's top zoos says a new nutrition center that opened Thursday will keep mealtimes from becoming, well, a real zoo...
NTSB looks into fatal plane crash (07/01/07)
ST. LOUIS -- An air safety investigator said Friday that a single-engine plane separated into pieces before it hit the ground Thursday in eastern Missouri. All three on board were killed. National Transportation Safety Board air investigator Ed Malinowski said wreckage was found both east and west of a highway near the plane crash...
Rain causes some flooding, accidents in SE Kansas and SW Missouri (07/01/07)
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Storms packing more rain and rough weather hit southwest Missouri and southeast Kansas on Saturday, sparking flash flooding and evacuations, officials said. Besides the rain, tornadoes or funnel clouds were reported in several southwest Missouri counties, including Polk, Greene, Webster, Dallas and Christian...
MU vice chancellor going to Rice (07/01/07)
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Jim Coleman, University of Missouri-Columbia's vice chancellor for research, announced Friday that he will take a position as vice provost for research at Rice University in Houston. "I'm leaving for a great opportunity at one of the world's best private institutions," Coleman said. "I'm not running away. I love this place."...
Minimum wage in Illinois jumps $1 beginning today (07/01/07)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Illinois' minimum wage increases today by a dollar, to $7.50 an hour, making it the fifth-highest in the nation. Emboldened by his election to a second term and Democratic gains in the Senate and House, Gov. Rod Blagojevich pushed the legislature last fall to boost the wage floor even higher above the federal level than it already is...
Some flooded-out Texans urged to leave (07/01/07)
WEATHERFORD, Texas -- A few hours after the Brazos River subsided enough to allow residents to return to their homes, a new threat of flooding Saturday may force them to leave again. The river was expected to rise over flood stage after Brazos River Authority officials opened a fourth floodgate at Possum Kingdom Lake in North Texas on Saturday afternoon...
Bush, Putin will meet in Maine (07/01/07)
KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine -- The personal touch can be a pivotal item in the diplomatic toolbox. President Bush and Russian President Vladimir Putin, time and again, have reached for just the thing to improve one of the world's most crucial partnerships...
Mass. law says nearly all must be insured (07/01/07)
BOSTON -- The goal was as audacious as it was simple: Plug the holes in Massachusetts' health-care network without resorting to the politically nuclear option of a single government-funded program. The result is a landmark insurance law praised as innovative, derided as a house of cards and touted by former governor Mitt Romney as he runs for president...
Burglar uses Web for safe-cracking tips in the middle of burglary (07/01/07)
WILMINGTON, Del. -- A fired restaurant manager was caught trying to crack a company safe after he searched the Internet for tips in the middle of the burglary, authorities said. Branden M. Tingey, 28, hid late Wednesday in the ceiling of the men's room at Polidoro Italian Grill until he thought the place was empty, then went to the manager's office and tried to break into the safe, investigators said...
3 dead in Utah wildfire; Calif. residents return with Tahoe blaze mostly contained (07/01/07)
NEOLA, Utah -- A fast-moving wildfire burning in eastern Utah overcame two men working in a hay field, and a third man died overnight from injuries he sustained in the blaze, authorities said. A 63-year-old man and his 43-year-old son were working in the field Friday afternoon when they were caught by the fire, said Louis Haynes, a spokesman for the Uintah Basin Interagency Fire Center...
Actor cleared of homicide charge in death of man who fell at club (07/01/07)
NEW YORK -- An actor who played a prison inmate in a TV drama was cleared in a real-life criminal case after prosecutors said they couldn't prove he acted negligently in a fight that sent a clubgoer tumbling down a nightclub elevator shaft to his death...
Worker killed on amusement park ride on which girl died in 2004 (07/01/07)
NEW YORK -- An amusement park worker was thrown off a gyrating ride and killed, and park officials acknowledged Saturday that a safety precaution put in place after a fatal accident on the ride in 2004 wasn't followed. Gabriela Garin, 21, of White Plains, N.Y., was killed Friday night after fastening some late-arriving riders into their seats on the Mind Scrambler, the same ride where a 7-year-old girl was killed three years ago at the landmark Playland Amusement Park in Rye, N.Y. ...
Officer stops Wienermobile, suspects it was stolen; now he's being roasted by colleagues (07/01/07)
MADISON, Wis. -- Oh, I wish I were an Oscar Mayer ... car thief? An Arizona Highway Patrol officer who ran the Wienermobile's plates as the vehicle traveled for a promotion briefly thought the giant hot dog on wheels was, well, hot. The Wienermobile was on the road for a promotion in which contestants sing the Oscar Mayer jingle for a shot at appearing in a commercial and winning "American Idol" tickets...
Some airports in the United States tighten security in response to incidents in Britain (07/01/07)
KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine -- Some U.S. airports will tighten security in response to possible terrorist incidents in Britain, the White House said Saturday. The United States, however, is not raising its terror alert status, President Bush's spokesman said. "There is no indication of any specific or credible threat to the United States -- no change in the overall security level," Tony Snow said in Maine...
Fewer Americans see children as key to a good marriage (07/01/07)
NEW YORK -- The percentage of Americans who consider children "very important" to a successful marriage has dropped sharply since 1990, and more now cite the sharing of household chores as pivotal, according to a sweeping new survey. The Pew Research Center survey on marriage and parenting found that children had fallen to eighth out of nine on a list of factors that people associate with successful marriages -- well behind "sharing household chores," "good housing," "adequate income," a "happy sexual relationship" and "faithfulness.". ...
Counterfeit Colgate toothpaste now found in six states and Canada (07/01/07)
WASHINGTON -- Counterfeit Colgate toothpaste has now turned up in Canada, where testing has found dangerous bacteria but not the poisonous chemical previously detected in four states, a health official said Saturday. In addition, store owners and police say they have discovered that the bogus Colgate was sold in Michigan and Virginia...
Two American soldiers charged with premeditated murder of 3 Iraqis (07/01/07)
BAGHDAD -- Two American soldiers have been charged with premeditated murder for allegedly killing three Iraqis and then planting weapons on their bodies to portray them as combatants, the U.S. military said Saturday. The three Iraqis were killed in separate incidents between April and June near Iskandariyah, 30 miles south of Baghdad, the military said in a statement...
Pope calls on Catholics in China to unify (07/01/07)
VATICAN CITY -- Pope Benedict XVI on Saturday invited all Roman Catholics in China to unite under his jurisdiction and urged the government in Beijing to restore diplomatic ties and permit religious freedom. He called China's state-run Catholic Church "incompatible" with Catholic doctrine but nevertheless made unprecedented overtures toward it...
NFL hopes its game doesn't get lost in translation in China (07/01/07)
BEIJING -- Are you ready for some "Mei shi gan lan qiu"? The NFL is intent on finding out if that is indeed the case in China. The league is venturing into untested territory and hoping the country's vast marketplace will respond to its product. Clearly, there are details to sort out. For one, the language. The sport's vocabulary may resonate from Maine to Maui, but it's a poor fit in Chinese. This, after all, is a country where American football is largely unknown...
Britain raises terror level to critical after SUV rams Scotland airport (07/01/07)
GLASGOW, Scotland -- A Jeep Cherokee trailing a cascade of flames rammed into Glasgow's airport terminal on Saturday, shattering glass doors just yards from passengers at the check-in counters. Police said they believed the attack was linked to two car bombs found in London the day before...
Iraqi prime minister criticizes U.S. raid that leaves 26 dead in Baghdad (07/01/07)
BAGHDAD -- Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki condemned a U.S. raid Saturday in Baghdad's Shiite Sadr City slum -- a politically sensitive district for him -- in which American troops searching for Iranian-linked militants sparked a firefight the United States said left 26 Iraqis dead...
U.S. coalition airstrikes kill, wound civilians in Afghanistan, official says (07/01/07)
KABUL, Afghanistan -- U.S.-led coalition airstrikes in southern Afghanistan left at least 30 people, including women and children, killed or wounded, an official said Saturday. Taliban fighters tried to ambush a joint U.S.-Afghan military convoy in Helmand province's Gereshk district late Friday before fleeing into a nearby village for cover, said Mohammad Hussein, the provincial police chief...
Japan defense chief says U.S. dropping of atomic bomb inevitable (07/01/07)
TOKYO -- Japan's defense minister said Saturday that the dropping of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki by the United States during World War II was an inevitable way to end the war, drawing criticism from atomic bomb survivors. "I understand that the bombing ended the war, and I think that it couldn't be helped," Kyuma said in a speech at a university in Chiba, just east of Tokyo...
Minor league baseball in Cape? (07/01/07)
The slow-moving traffic to the riverfront stadium offers the biggest headache for baseball fans on a lazy summer evening, but it's really more just an inconvenience. After all, the Cape Girardeau Cardinals are in town, an affiliate of the major league club in St. Louis, and fans are eager to watch future Cardinals greats take their cuts at the new ballpark along the Mississipp River in Cape Girardeau...
Former Redhawks linebacker wins bodybuilding competition (07/01/07)
As a Southeast Missouri State linebacker from 1994 through 1998, Terrance Sterling used to feed off the roar of the crowd every time he made a big play. Sterling, a Cape Girardeau native who still lives here, said he felt the same rush June 23 when he won the first bodybuilding competition he ever entered...
MacCubbin grabs a title of his own (07/01/07)
Former Southeast Missouri State football player Terrance Sterling wasn't the only local resident to come away victorious from the Show-Me Naturals bodybuilding competition. Ron MacCubbin, like Sterling a Cape Girardeau native and Central High School graduate, won the bantamweight (143 1/4 pounds and below) title June 23 in St. Louis...
Area digest (07/01/07)
Cape Legion sweeps pair at Paducah tournament The Cape Girardeau Ford & Sons Senior American Legion baseball team swept a pair of games at the Paducah, Ky., tournament Saturday. Mark Himmelberg struck out six to earn the six-inning victory over Newburgh, Ind. Cape pounded out 12 hits in the 10-1 victory...
Fan Speak 7/1/07 (07/01/07)
Give Bonds his due; Where was the media?; Reporter will be missed
Parents pack more to keep children safe at summer camp (07/01/07)
NEW YORK -- For children heading off to summer camp, scribbling initials on a pair of underwear just doesn't cut it anymore. Parents concerned about dangers from global warming to West Nile virus are stuffing their children's suitcases with everything they need and more to fight bugs and soaring temperatures...
Tranquil surroundings (07/01/07)
Burden Falls in Pope County, Ill., presents somewhat of a dilemma. It's the perfect place to visit on a hot summer day when the heat index is off the charts. However, it's not nearly as scenic during dry summer weather, when the creek shrivels to nothing and the waterfalls stop falling...
CYBERTRIPS Visit Michigan's unique Mackinac Island for change of pace (07/01/07)
Park your car on the mainland and catch a ferry to a kicked-back, relaxing island haven where rapid transit means horse-drawn carriages. This peaceful destination is Michigan's Mackinac Island, in Lake Huron just off the northern tip of the state's Lower Peninsula...
Hemingway Days planned in Key West (07/01/07)
KEY WEST, Fla. -- Key West's annual Hemingway Days celebration is scheduled for July 17-22. The festival's main literary event is the announcement of the winners of the Lorian Hemingway Short Story Competition, scheduled for 8 p.m. on July 20. Details at www.shortstorycompetition.com...
New '1,000 Places' guide to United States and Canada (07/01/07)
NEW YORK -- Patricia Schulz, author of the best-selling guide "1,000 Places To See Before You Die," is hoping readers are as interested in learning about great places to visit in North America as they have been in learning about landmarks and experiences around the globe...
Biking restrictions considered on Maui volcano (07/01/07)
WAILUKU, Hawaii -- Recent biking accidents and deaths on the 10,000-foot winding road down Maui's Haleakala volcano could lead to stricter safety rules. Park and state officials are considering whether they should restrict the number of biking tours, the number of bikes in each group, the spacing of the bikes and perhaps the total number of tours themselves...
Louisiana focusing attention on cultural tourism (07/01/07)
NEW ORLEANS -- As the second anniversaries of two major hurricanes approach, Louisiana tourism officials plan an August forum of tourism officials from around the world -- capping what will be a monthlong effort to shift attention from lingering devastation to thriving cultural events that are important to the recovery...
Filmmaker Moore gives the accused little say in 'Sicko' (07/01/07)
WASHINGTON -- In many respects, Michael Moore's new movie, "Sicko," is like a trial for those who oversee health care in the United States. The industry -- doctors, drug makers, hospitals, insurers -- is charged with greed and putting personal interests above patients'. Moore heard from thousands of people who had maddening and heartbreaking brushes with this system...
Phyllis Walder (07/01/07)
Phyllis A. Walder, 92, of Metropolis, Ill., formerly of Cairo, Ill., died Friday, June 29, 2007, at the Metropolis Nursing Rehabilitation Center in Metropolis. She was born July 1, 1914, at Cairo, daughter of John W. and Goldia Davis Peterson. She and Frank Walder were married. He died in 1989...
Oma Calvert (07/01/07)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Oma L. Calvert, 85, of Tamms, formerly of Mounds, Ill., died Saturday, June 30, 2007, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 21, 1921, in Charleston, Mo., daughter of Curtis and Refa Groves McRaven. She and Glenn B. Calvert were married. He died in 1995...
Walter Vinyard (07/01/07)
Walter Earl Vinyard, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, June 30, 2007, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Lorimier Cemetery...
Rev. Ernest Browning (07/01/07)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- The Rev. Ernest Browning died Saturday, June 30, 2007, at Life Care Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill.
Carol Hurte (07/01/07)
Carol Hurte, 52, of North Augusta, S.C., died Friday, June 29, 2007. She was born in Jackson. She was a secretary for Victory Baptist Church in North Augusta for 25 years. She was a member of Victory Baptist Church, the Victory Baptist Church Choir and was the coordinator for the nursery and the young adult choir...
Edward Grueninger (07/01/07)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Edward G. Grueninger, 93, of Marion, Ill., formerly of Cairo, died Friday, June 29, 2007, at Parkway Manor Nursing Home in Marion. He was born on Nov. 1, 1913, in Columbia, Ill., son of Albert and Ida Friederich Grueninger. He and Lillian were married. She died in 1989...
Ethel Lemons (07/01/07)
GIPSY, Mo. -- Ethel Marie Lemons, 90, of Gipsy died Saturday, June 30, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Sept. 13, 1916, in Stoddard County, Mo., daughter of Wesley and Hattie Ritchey Porter. She and William H. Lemons were married Jan. 14, 1936, at Gipsy. He died Aug. 16, 2002...
Scott-Hollowell (07/01/07)
The rock garden in Jackson City Park was the setting June 16, 2007, for the wedding of Katreen Marie Scott and Jason Kyle Hollowell. The Rev. Phil Berry performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Michael and Mary Scott of Jackson. The groom is the son of Mike Hollowell of Cape Girardeau and Gaetanna Meir of Marble Hill, Mo...
Thiele-Mayabb (07/01/07)
Fallan Nichole Thiele and Trevin Blake Mayabb were married May 27, 2007, in Las Vegas, Nev. The bride is the daughter of Ed and Doris Thiele of Jackson. The groom is the son of Cal and Paulette Parr of Sikeston, Mo., and the late Gary Mayabb of East Prairie, Mo...
Bradshaw-Leimer (07/01/07)
Gina Marie Bradshaw and Scott Gregory Leimer were married Nov. 4, 2006, at Shawnee Hills Baptist Church in Jackson. The Rev. Jim Matthews performed the ceremony. Musicians were Genny Bradshaw, Patty Bradshaw, Steven LeGrand and Krista Keesee. The bride is the daughter of Patty Bradshaw of Kelso, Mo., and Ron Bradshaw of New Hamburg, Mo. The groom is the son of Herbert and Dorothy Leimer of Jackson...
Dietz-Sterling (07/01/07)
Kara Lehann Dietz and Scott Allen Sterling exchanged vows May 19, 2007, at New McKendree United Methodist Church in Jackson. Tommy Robbins of Alabama performed the ceremony. Pianist was Lynda Thompson and flutist was Julie Hite. The bride is the daughter of Drew and Melinda Dietz of Jackson. The groom is the son of Daniel and Susan Sterling of Jackson...
Turner-Mello (07/01/07)
Sarah Nicole Turner and David Lee Mello were united in marriage Feb. 24, 2007, at Chapel of the Bells in South Lake Tahoe, Calif. Warren A. Kessler performed the ceremony. Dennis and Patty Turner of Cape Girardeau are parents of the bride. The groom is the son of John and Kathy Mello of Albany, Calif...
Heitz-Brothers (07/01/07)
Jamie Marie Heitz and Jason Michael Brothers were united in marriage March 24, 2007, at Emanuel United Church of Christ in Jackson. The Rev. Sam Roethemeyer performed the ceremony. Pianist was Christy Shinn and soloist was Jeff Grindstaff, both of Jackson...
Lynn-Carroll (07/01/07)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Steve and Judy Lynn of Chaffee announce the engagement of their daughter, Rhonda Geniene Lynn, to Shawn Daniel Carroll. He is the son of Mike and Tina Bradley and Shawn Pobst, all of Chaffee. Lynn is a 1999 graduate of Chaffee High School. She received a bachelor of science degree in general studies from Southeast Missouri State University. She is scan coordinator with Chaffee Food Giant Corp...
Cramer-Ward (07/01/07)
Sherry Trexler of Cobden, Ill., and Fredrick Cramer II of Altus, Okla., announce the engagement of their daughter, Debra Lee Cramer, to Nathan Daniel Ward. He is the son of Jim and Jan Ward of Jackson. Cramer is a 2001 graduate of Cobden High School. She is employed by the U.S. Post Office in Jonesboro, Ill...
Morris-Day (07/01/07)
Anthony and Cheryl Morris of Charleston, Mo., announce the engagement of their daughter, Jill Catherine Morris, to Justin Mac Day. He is the son of Jerry and Janet Day of Joplin, Mo. Morris is a 2003 graduate of Jackson High School, and attended Missouri State University in Springfield. She is employed at Charles Burt Realtors in Joplin...
Shinn-Coffey (07/01/07)
Randall and Diane Shinn of Gordonville announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy Elizabeth Shinn, to Matthew Alan Coffey. He is the son of Tom and Lisa Beattie of Jackson. Shinn is a 2005 graduate of Jackson High School. She is pursuing a degree in Spanish education at Missouri State University...
Myers-Jansen (07/01/07)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Willis and Helen Myers of Glenallen announce the engagement of their daughter, Abbey Marie Myers, to Arnold Raymond Jansen. He is the son of Mary Jansen of Leopold, Mo., and the late Walter Jansen. Myers is a graduate of Woodland High School. She received a bachelor of science degree in psychology from Southeast Missouri State University. She is director of social services/admissions coordinator at Elder Care of Marble Hill...
Hency-McCormick (07/01/07)
Keith and Angelia Hency of Cape Girardeau announce the engagement of their daughter, Aysha Danielle Hency, to Brandon Ross McCormick. He is the son of Ron McCormick of Benton, Mo., and Esther McCormick of Marble Hill, Mo. Hency is a 2004 graduate of Central High School. She is employed at Premier Family Physicians...
Myers-Crabtree (07/01/07)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Willis and Helen Myers of Glenallen announce the engagement of their daughter, Andrea Nicole Myers, to Scott Landon Crabtree. He is the son of Gayla Crabtree of Cape Girardeau and Mike and Darla Crabtree of Scott City. Myers is a graduate of Woodland High School. She is a loan processor at Security Bank and Trust Co. in Scott City...
Birk - 50 years (07/01/07)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Mr. and Mrs. Charles Birk of Tamms will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary July 7, 2007, at St. Andrew Lutheran Church in Cape Girardeau. Birk and Shirley Jean Hornback were married June 30, 1957, at Concordia Lutheran Church in Sikeston, Mo...
Beckett - 50 years (07/01/07)
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Beckett of Cape Girardeau celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a surprise dinner hosted by their children and spouses. Beckett and Thelma Gibbons were married June 15, 1957, in Hernando, Miss. She is the daughter of Ira and Mae Gibbons. Beckett is the son of John and Clemia Beckett...
Lipps - 50 years (07/01/07)
Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Lipps of Cape Girardeau celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a private dinner at their home May 19, 2007. Lipps and Ruth Wolters were married May 19, 1957, by the Rev. Edwin H. Witman at First Methodist Church in Santa Monica, Calif. Their attendants were Mary Lou Wolters and Billy Voelker...
Elfrink - 60 years (07/01/07)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Mr. and Mrs. Sylvester Elfrink of Advance celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a family dinner June 17, 2007, at Cedar Street at Drury Lodge. Hosts were their children and spouses, Mark and Nancy Elfrink of St. Louis, Polly and Jim Bradford of Advance, and Jane and Marc Eaves of Sikeston, Mo...
Honor roll (07/01/07)
R.O Hawkins Junior High 2nd Semester A Honor Roll 8th grade -- Lindsey Batz, Trevor Beussink, Adam Birk, Hayley Bohnert, Brittany Brown, Jennifer Brown, Asha Buehler, Kyle Campbell, Laurie Clippard, Jason Cox, Kimberly Crossett, Chase Crowden, Kasey Crowden, Krissie Daniel, Jonathan Deneke, Whitney Dittmer, Brittany Durham, Brooke Durham, Renee Eddy, Casey Farrow, Ryan Gendron, Ryan Gibson, William Grissom, Brooke Grubb, Samantha Hadden, Alex Harris, Kacie Hecht, Todd Heuring, Levi Hobeck, Landon House, Kara Justis, Colten Koch, Austin Koenig, Aurilla Lawrence, Joanna Lee, Seth Little, Jacob Long, Ryan Marble, Brandon McArthur, Mindy McCuan, Zachary McDowell, Lydia Meece, Jack Meyer, Rebecca Michelson, Rylie Mike-Mayer, Lauren Moore, Morene Mouser, Christine Mueller, Nicholas Murphy, Tyler Myers, Rachel Nation, Rebecca Nation, Austin Nenninger, Robert Overmann, Denae Payne, Allison Penzel, Donald Perry, Taylor Poore, Kade Randol, Kristen Richardet, Michael Riney, Ashley Robinson, Allyson Rogers, Mason Sander, Stetson Sander, Joseph Schneider, Jacob Scholl, Victoria Schweer, Cori Shockley, Justin Sievers, Adrienne Sladek, Jennifer Stahlman, Jessica Stearns, Haleigh Sternickle, Casey Stortz, Jordan Thomas, Amy Van Landingham, Jacob Westrich, Elizabeth Wheatley, Rachel Williamson.. ...
Fire report 7/1/07 (07/01/07)
n At 6:42 p.m., emergency medical service in the 300 block of North Kingshighway. n At 11:33 p.m., emergency medical service in the 400 block of Sheridan Drive. n At 12:29 a.m., emergency medical service in the 700 block of North Sprigg Street. n At 12:52 a.m., motor vehicle accident at mile marker 102 of southbound Interstate 55...
Police report 7/1/07 (07/01/07)
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Out of the past 7/1/07 (07/01/07)
Presiding Circuit Judge A.J. Seier announces he will convene a grand jury July 7 to investigate the killings of two Cape Girardeau women in their homes recently; Seier notes, however, that the jury will also be free to investigate other crimes occurring in the county...
Article misrepresented agriculture's pollution record (07/01/07)
As a farmer, it was disappointing to read the headline "Fighting ag-related pollution" in the Monday June 25 Southeast Missourian. The picture painted by this article puts agriculture in an undeservedly bad light. There are, in fact, some errors in this article. ...
Fourth of July (07/01/07)
In three days fireworks will rain over much of Southeast Missouri in celebration of our nation's Independence Day. Cape Girardeau, Jackson, Perryville, Oran, Ste. Genevieve and Sikeston all plan big displays. In downtown Cape Girardeau, Libertyfest will offer music, historic tours and entertainment for children. ...
Working to prevent, control, cure arthritis (07/01/07)
To the editor, Forty-six million American adults have doctor-diagnosed arthritis, and this number is projected to increase to 67 million in 2030. Contrary to popular belief, arthritis is not a disease that only affects older people. Approximately 300,000 children also have the disease. ...
Speak Out 7/1/07 (07/01/07)
Appreciative veterans; Equal enforcement; A better plan; Similar flooding; Dental care needed; Haggard concert; Standing alone; Taxes and the Bible; Don't like law; No computer; Vote for God; Praying for each other; Not hurting anyone; Building an economy; Transparent floodwall
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