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Stories from Monday, July 16, 2007

River Campus spurs investment (07/16/07)
As construction crews put the finishing touches on the River Campus, others are rebuilding the community around it. Jason Coalter is one of these redevelopers and has been working on a new plan for south Cape Girardeau for more than seven years. "Basically, we're committed to buying out the bad landlords of Cape and trying to rehab all the property and turn all the $5,000, $10,000 homes into $80,000 and $100,000 homes," Coalter said. ...
Principal proposes longer school day (07/16/07)
The principal at Cape Girardeau Central High School knows he won't win a popularity contest by proposing to keep students in school a half-hour longer. But principal Dr. Mike Cowan believes a longer school day would benefit students by helping more of them graduate...
Federal inmates may return to Cape County jail (07/16/07)
Cape Girardeau County Jail may be getting some of its federal prisoners back after they were removed by the U.S. Marshall Service Cape Girardeau County Sheriff John Jordan said. The jail, which had been counting on the $50.82 per day it had received for each federal inmate it had been housing, lost 19 of those prisoners in April because of a security breach...
Is Big Brother Watching You? Just Maybe. (07/16/07)
--- War is peace, freedom is slavery, ignorance is strength." From "1984" By George Orwell --- It really was only a question of when. Writers tried to warn us, artists tried to show us and still it sneaked right past us and the old belt tightened one more notch. ...
Cape has rich but unknown music history (07/16/07)
How many of you local music afficianados have heard of Jess Stacy? Does the name Peg Meyer ring a bell? If not, don't worry, you're not alone. However, it's hard to deny the influence, impact and greatness of the original Melody Kings. Dr. Frank Nickell, director of the Center for Regional History at Southeast Missouri State University, certainly knows of Stacy and Meyer, and co-authored "Back Woods Jazz in the Twenties" with Meyer, a short history of the area's jazz and swing beginnings...
Entertainment Guide (07/16/07)
ARTS THROUGH JULY 28 The Arts Council of Southeast Missouri will host an exhibition of traditional and cutting edge art from around the country in its Girardot National Juried Art Show. For more information call 334-9233. THEATRE JULY 20-21, 26-28 The River City Players Community Theater will perform the comedy "Greater Tuna" as dinner theater at the River City Yacht Club above Port Cape Girardeau. ...
Wine country (07/16/07)
Few things are better in the summer than enjoying a nice glass (or bottle) of vino outdoors. Living in Southeast Missouri, you're in luck. There are numerous wineries within a short drive of Cape Girardeau. Here's a guide to some of them. --- #1 River Ridge Winery...
The ticking clock (07/16/07)
You know, I only have approximately 30 to 31 days to come up with a column idea and put it in writing. If you take into account my day job, bike riding, my boyfriend, friends, the Cardinals, pool, Top Chef, family obligations, cleaning, cooking, laundry, social activities -- I mean, no wonder I don't get started until a week before it is due. ...
Events (07/16/07)
COMMUNITY JULY 13-14, 20-21, 27-28 The Cape River Heritage Museum: The Museum will be open every Friday and Saturday in July from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., showcasing exhibits on the history of Missouri and the Southeast Missouri region. For more information call 334-0405...
Reel Deal (07/16/07)
The recent 48 Hour Film Project in St. Louis proved something to local filmmaker Louie Benson and his crack creative team Shinn's List: They are the reel deal. Now, after returning with a Best Editing award, Benson, Scott Elsey, Andrew Kenner and Zach Harris take time from their big-shot glamorous lifestyles to take a few questions from the little people...
Socials takes Sidewalk Sandwich's space (07/16/07)
--- Last summer, while I was enjoying my time spent in California, I was disappointed to hear from one of my friends that Sidewalk Sandwich Company had closed down. It was one of my favorite spots to sit with my friends and enjoy mochas or soup and a sandwich...
Tunes at Twilight returns from midsummer break (07/16/07)
Aug. 10 -- Doug MacLeod Aug. 17 -- Bryan Hayes Aug. 24 -- David Olney Aug. 31 -- Doug Rees Sept. 7 -- Peter Karp Sept. 14 -- Rod Picott Tunes at Twilight will return from its midsummer break on Aug. 10 with a free concert at the Common Pleas Courthouse Gazebo by old-school bluesman Doug MacLeod, whose Web site labels him the "torchbearer of the acoustic blues"...
Modern pop-country still rules at the Show Me Center (07/16/07)
Merle Haggard is a legend. Tool is a rock band with a large, devoted following. But neither could bring in more fans than pop-country star Martina McBride. In June the Show Me Center hosted three concerts by big-name artists: McBride, Tool and Haggard...
The Psychedelic Kaleidoscope of Overpriced Food and Water, or, Bonnaroo at -$100 a day (07/16/07)
I'd never been to Bonnaroo. So when an old friend from New York called me up at the last minute, just a few days before the show started, I did what anyone else would do. "Hey," she said. "We're volunteering at Bonnaroo and we need an extra person. Free tickets, all access, plus they pay you for the work you do, and you don't have to work during the weekend, so you can see all the bands."...
Children learn about snakes at park (07/16/07)
Snakes can't throw up. The serpents have no gag reflex, so if a bit of food gets stuck in their throat, they can suffocate and die, Kathie Brennan explained to a group of children and their parents Sunday at the weekly Snakes Alive! program at the Trail of Tears State Park...
Summer entertainment limbo (07/16/07)
So the Fourth of July is over, and with its passing comes two more months of blistering summer heat. Well, that's the price you pay living in Southeast Missouri. Of course, this being summer, there's not a whole lot of news on the entertainment beat. ...
Whitewater Presbyterian holds annual picnic (07/16/07)
Whitewater Presbyterian holds annual picnic Whitewater Presbyterian Church will hold its annual picnic at 3:30 p.m. Saturday. The meal includes kettle cooked beef, chicken and dumplings, fried chicken and all the fixings. Gospel music by the Nelson Wagganer family begins at 4 p.m. Take Highway 72 to Route K (Sedgewickville exit), continue on K to Route KK, turn left on KK and go 2 1/4 miles north. Turn right on County Road 256 and follow one mile to the church...
Goodin promoted to lieutenant colonel (07/16/07)
Maj. Michael L. Goodin was promoted to the rank of lieutenant colonel at a ceremony held at The Women's Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery recently. Attending the ceremony from Cape Girardeau were his parents, Jim and Carolyn Goodin. Goodin is on the Air Staff at the Pentagon. He is a Central High School and Southeast Missouri State University graduate. Goodin and his wife, Ivonne, and children, Lainey, Erica and Gabriel, reside in Springfield, Va...
Youth Conservation Corps begins project at Marquette Lake (07/16/07)
The Youth Conservation Corps recently took on a project to monitor and promote fish growth at the private lake on the property of Buzzi Unicem, a cement plant on South Sprigg Street in Cape Girardeau. Some know it as Marquette Lake for the company, Marquette, that owned the business from 1923 to 1982...
Community digest 7/16/07 (07/16/07)
Southeast Missouri Pachyderms meet The Southeast Missouri Pachyderm Club will hold a 7 p.m. meeting Thursday at Dexter Bar-B-Que in Cape Girardeau. The public is invited. Guest speaker is Maj. Ed Gargas, who will speak on terrorism. Soldiers in Iraq receive Girl Scout cookies...
Motorcyclist found dead after accident in Cape (07/16/07)
Clinton David Caudle, 50, of Steele, Mo., was pronounced dead at the scene of a motorcycle crash at College and South Ellis streets. A passerby reported the accident to Cape Girardeau Police at 5:25 a.m. The exact time of the accident could not be determined, but police believe it occurred between midnight and 3 a.m. Caudle was the only rider and no other vehicles were involved...
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod re-elects Kieschnick (07/16/07)
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The head of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, Gerald Kieschnick, will serve a third term as president of the 2.5-million member church. Kieschnick was re-elected Sunday at the church's convention in Houston. He received 644 votes, or 52 percent of the delegates' vote. The Rev. John Wohlrabe Jr. of Virginia Beach, Va., came in second with 42 percent of the vote...
Winning Missouri Lotto ticket sold in Independence (07/16/07)
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) -- Someone who bought a Missouri Lotto ticket in Independence could be $1.8 million richer. The Missouri Lottery says the winning ticket for Saturday's drawing was sold at a QuikTrip gas station in Independence. The winning numbers were 2, 6, 25, 29, 35 and 42...
Buchanan County to review high-speed pursuit policy (07/16/07)
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) -- The Buchanan County Sheriff's Department will review its high-speed pursuit guidelines after a deputy died chasing a motorcycle at high speeds. Deputy Charlie Cook, 28, died from injuries he sustained when his vehicle crashed while pursuing an erratically driven motorcycle shortly before 3 a.m. ...
3-year-old boy drowns in Lake of the Ozarks (07/16/07)
LAKE OF THE OZARKS, Mo. (AP) -- A 3-year-old boy fell from a dock and drowned in Lake of the Ozarks, the lake's eighth drowning of the year, authorities said. The body of Lorenzo Guzman of Rockford, Ill., was found Sunday, two hours after he was reported missing, the Missouri State Water Patrol said...
Bond announces approval of funding for new federal courthouse (07/16/07)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The Senate Appropriations Committee has approved $66 million to build a new federal courthouse in Jefferson City at the site of the old Missouri State Penitentiary, Sen. Kit Bond announced. The funds were allocated last week by the committee, and now must be approved by Congress before the spending bill can be signed into law...
Cycling boosters hope new race puts Mo. on tourism map (07/16/07)
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Doping scandals. Skittish sponsors. Canceled races. Life after Lance Armstrong has been anything but smooth for pro cycling, which this time of year is normally celebrating the annual Tour de France. Instead, the sport is struggling to preserve its public relevance, financial footing and athletic integrity amid increasing allegations of a rampant culture of cheating...
Monett, Mo. man drowns while at Stockton Lake (07/16/07)
Book lists 32 haunted spots in state (07/16/07)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- For a man who considers himself somewhat skeptical when it comes to the supernatural, Jason Offutt has had several brushes with ghostly phenomenon himself. Offutt has published his new book -- "Haunted Missouri: A Ghostly Guide to the Show-Me State's Most Spirited Spots."...
Couple tends backyard hives (07/16/07)
NAPERVILLE, Ill. -- There was a time when Bev Harvey wouldn't have recognized a queen bee if she was wearing a tiara. Now he can quickly pick her out of a crowd of thousands of her busy, buzzing minions. For the past 18 years, Bev and his wife, Marge, have been beekeepers, a hobby that has turned into a passion. ...
Illnois budget talks give way to series ofpolitical stunts (07/16/07)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Putting together the Illinois state budget is usually a dull mixture of number-crunching and painstaking negotiations. Not this year. State leaders, notably Gov. Rod Blagojevich and House Speaker Michael Madigan, have transformed it into a series of stunts designed to embarrass and pressure one another...
Love for the sport drives area dirt-track racers (07/16/07)
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- As Dr. Brent Bartgis climbs out of his green and white race car, the Bolivar surgeon is greeted by the smiling face of 8-year-old son Eli. It matters little that Bartgis finished ninth in the factory stock feature race at Bolivar Speedway. It matters little that the meager prize money will barely cover a trip for Eli to the track's concession stand...
Gadgets and budgets (07/16/07)
DETROIT As automakers race to inject as many safety, security, navigation and entertainment features as possible into their vehicles, they ought to keep Mark Evangelista in mind. The 45-year-old owner of a suburban Detroit construction company says he's had General Motors Corp.'s OnStar service installed on several cars but he hasn't subscribed or taken advantage of its one-year-free trial...
Admirers say goodbyes to Lady Bird Johnson (07/16/07)
STONEWALL, Texas -- Lady Bird Johnson arrived at her final resting place beneath a canopy of oak trees Sunday, beside the late President Lyndon Baines Johnson at the family's ranch in the Texas Hill Country. Relatives and close friends of the Johnsons said a final goodbye to the former first lady near the banks of the Pedernales River...
Leader of Los Angeles archdiocese apologizes to victims of sex abuse (07/16/07)
LOS ANGELES -- Cardinal Roger Mahony, leader of the nation's largest Roman Catholic archdiocese, apologized Sunday to the hundreds of people who will get a share of a $660 million settlement over allegations of clergy sex abuse. "There really is no way to go back and give them that innocence that was taken from them. ... The one thing I wish I could give the victims, I cannot," he said...
Obama, Clinton each report more than $30 million for primary (07/16/07)
WASHINGTON -- Barack Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton ended the first half of the year with more than $30 million each for the presidential primaries, a formidable financial performance for the two leading Democratic White House contenders. Obama reported having about $34 million in primary cash on hand; Clinton reported $33 million...
Urban mushers hitch up their dogs for scootering (07/16/07)
COSTA MESA, Calif. -- Thousands of miles from the Alaskan wilderness, two huskies charge down a dusty path with their master in tow, shouting commands as foreign as snowflakes in this sunbaked part of the world. There's no sled under the feet of Rancy Reyes, but he glides with ease as his hounds work up a lather pulling his two-wheeled scooter on winding dirt trails in a park...
Marine: Officers ordered to 'crank up' violence level (07/16/07)
CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. -- A Marine corporal said Marines in his unit began routinely beating Iraqis after officers ordered them to "crank up the violence level." Cpl. Saul H. Lopezromo testified Saturday at the murder trial of Cpl. Trent D. Thomas...
Oops! Pilot forgets landing gear (07/16/07)
MIDDLESBORO, Ky. -- A pilot ran through the usual steps of getting ready to land his small plane, except for one little thing -- he forgot to lower his landing gear. Without wheels, Thomas Lepsch's Beechcraft Bonanza skidded a few hundred feet down the runway at Middlesboro/Bell County Airport before coming to a stop Thursday...
Preservationists fear power lines coming to national parks (07/16/07)
GETTYSBURG, Pa. -- Apple trees have been planted, wood fences restored and power lines buried in recent years to transform the Civil War battlefield in Gettysburg to the way it looked when Union and Confederate forces clashed on farmers' fields in 1863...
Trial to begin for man accused of killing 6 in S.C. hotel fire (07/16/07)
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Brenda Brazell still remembers waking to the screams of "Help! My baby!" and then desperately searching a smoke-filled hotel hallway for her son and granddaughter, who were staying a few rooms away. Brazell's family survived, but the crying woman and her baby boy were among the six guests who died in the early morning hotel blaze in Greenville in 2004...
Islamic militants end truce with Pakistani government (07/16/07)
PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- For 10 months, the peace along the Afghan border appeared to hold. The fiercely independent tribes and the Islamic militants kept their truce with President Gen. Pervez Musharraf, and the government in turn kept its soldiers in their barracks...
World briefs 7/16/07 (07/16/07)
Afghanistan frees boy trained as suicide bomber KABUL, Afghanistan -- Fourteen-year-old Rafiqullah said the men at the Pakistani madrassa showed him and two classmates videos of suicide attackers. Then the militants gave Rafiqullah his mission: kill an Afghan governor. ...
Aide: Iraqi leader's comment misunderstood by reporters (07/16/07)
BAGHDAD -- Iraq's prime minister was misunderstood when he said the Americans could leave "any time they want" an aide said Sunday. Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki told reporters Saturday that the Iraqi army and police were capable of maintaining security when American troops leave...
Capahas secure third straight regional title (07/16/07)
The Plaza Tire Capahas' third consecutive National Baseball Congress Mid-South Regional title did not come without any speed bumps. But there was no stopping the Capahas once they survived Friday's opening-round thriller in the four-team, double-elimination event...
Bolen collects win No. 1,300 (07/16/07)
Plaza Tire Capahas manager Jess Bolen somewhat downplayed his milestone 1,300th career victory on Sunday. His players did not. Bolen refused to take individual credit after the Capahas won their third straight National Baseball Congress Mid-South Regional title...
Danish rider captures eighth stage, climbs into Tour's overall lead (07/16/07)
TIGNES, France -- Michael Rasmussen won the eighth stage of the Tour de France on Sunday to take the overall lead in the race after a second day of grueling climbs in the Alps. The Danish rider, the Tour's best climber for the past two years, crossed the finish line alone after the 102.5-mile run from Le Grand-Bornand to Tignes, which featured three Category 1 climbs and an uphill finish...
Mickelson coughs up lead, title (07/16/07)
This time, Phil Mickelson got a do-over after hitting a wayward tee shot at the 72nd hole. The next one was even worse. A faulty driver cost Lefty his first European Tour win, as France's Gregory Havret rallied to win the Scottish Open in Luss, Scotland, on the first playoff hole Sunday...
Phillies' loss total reaches 10,000 vs. Cards (07/16/07)
PHILADELPHIA -- It was the kind of game Phillies fans had seen thousands of times before. Now, make it 10,000 times. Bad starting pitching, brutal relief and hardly any hitting. Oh, and lots of booing. Loss No. 10,000 came Sunday night when Albert Pujols hit two of the St. Louis Cardinals' six homers in a 10-2 rout of Philadelphia...
Stewart breaks winless streak at Chicagoland (07/16/07)
JOLIET, Ill. -- Tony Stewart finally broke through for his first victory of the season, holding off Matt Kenseth on several late-race restarts Sunday to win the NASCAR Nextel Cup Series race at Chicagoland Speedway. Stewart, who has spent this week in a high-profile feud with teammate Denny Hamlin, climbed the frontstretch fence in celebration, but seemed more relieved than elated by the victory...
What's on tap (07/16/07)
Cities, restaurants are trading in bottled water for tap; asap's MEGAN SCOTT looks at the pros and cons of bottled water. Tap water: it's free, it's right there. Why aren't you having some? Call it the attack on bottled water. Last month, San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom issued an executive order prohibiting city departments from buying bottled water, following a similar ban in Santa Barbara. ...
Retail sales lead area's growth (07/16/07)
The economy of Southeast Missouri grew at a steady if unspectacular pace during the first three months of 2007, according to the latest newsletter from the Center for Economic and Business Research at Southeast Missouri State University. Retail sales led the growth, increasing 5.8 percent over the same period in 2006 throughout a 24-county region. ...
Companies organize league to cash in on video games (07/16/07)
LOS ANGELES -- Four race cars barrel down a virtual track, jostling for position. Announcers shout their commentary over growling engines until a winner speeds past a checkered flag. The frenetic race televised on DirecTV wasn't a NASCAR event. It was staged as part of a new video game league that aims to turn gaming into a full-fledged sport, as compelling to watch as the National Basketball Association or Major League Baseball...
People on the move 7/16/07 (07/16/07)
Sports director named broadcaster of year ; Pain management director relocates; Three reappointed to state cotton board; Cape resident starts direct-seller business
Report says buyers' price consciousness is rising (07/16/07)
Alfredo Cardona of Santa Ana, Calif., has always liked buying his clothes at Nordstrom, but lately he switched to Burlington Coat Factory, where the prices are lower. The 24-year-old financial adviser said he now shops "anywhere you can save." And he's not alone...
Studies crucial to community college plans (07/16/07)
Business leaders have recently suggested the Cape Gir­ar­deau Career and Technology Center be expanded into a community college to increase educational opportunities and job creation in Southeast Missouri. Critics, however, said Cape Gir­ar­deau already has a university and that a community college would only dissipate services and increase the burden on taxpayers...
Memo 7/16/07 (07/16/07)
Disaster assistance for businesses available Small, nonfarm businesses that suffered economic losses as a result of the hard freeze in early April are eligible to apply for low-interest disaster loans, the Small Business Administration announced last week. ...
Martha Ann Wiley (07/16/07)
Martha Ann Wiley, 75, of Jackson died Friday, July 13, 2007, at Monticello House in Jackson. She was born Oct. 7, 1931, in Keytesville, Mo., daughter of Russel and Mildred Temple Cox. She and Dr. Frank Wiley were married Dec. 23, 1950. Wiley was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Jackson. She was also a member of the Eastern Star for more than 50 years...
Wilford Gean (07/16/07)
SIKESTON, MO. --Wilford Gean, 74, of Sikeston died Sunday, July 15, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. He was born Jan. 20, 1933, in Peach Orchard, Ark., son of Samuel and Hazel Tyler Gean. He married Glida Rucker in September 1951...
Christine Lape (07/16/07)
Christine "Tena" Lape, 93, of New Hamburg, Mo., died Saturday, July 14, 2007, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 15, 1914, in Charleston, Mo., daughter of Henry and Rosella Layton Scheffer. She and Ode David Lape Sr. were married Sept. 10, 1935. He died March 25, 1967...
Bert Patterson (07/16/07)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Bert Patterson, 72, of Tamms died Saturday, July 15, 2007, at his home. He was born June 12, 1935, in Germantown, Tenn., son of Robert and Lecey Carter Patterson. Patterson was a farm laborer. Survivors include his wife, Anna (Davis) Patterson, of Tamms; four sons, David Patterson of Perryville, Mo., Thomas Patterson of Dongola, Ill., Bobby Patterson of Mounds, Ill., and Kenneth Patterson of Tamms; six daughters, Debbie Rigoby of Starksville, Miss., Barbara Swan of Cheyenne, Wyo., Sueann Tellor of Tamms, Ann McInnes and Linda McAlcine, both of Leonardtown, Md., and Tonya Patterson of Elksville, Ill.; a sister, Elizabeth Harvell of Tamms; three brothers, Fred Baker of Caraway, Ark., Pete Timbs of Millington, Tenn., and Elton Timbs of Atlanta; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.. ...
Danny Harris (07/16/07)
Danny Gene Harris, 56, of Piedmont, Mo., died Sunday, July 15, 2007, at his home. He was born Feb. 5, 1951, in Marble Hill, Mo., son of Charles Lester and Lillian Clack Harris. Harris was a carpenter and home builder. He is survived by two brothers, Lester T. ...
James O'Brien (07/16/07)
James Lawrence O'Brien, 73, of Des Ark, Mo., died Sunday, July 15, 2007, at Iron County Memorial Hospital in Pilot Knob, Mo. He was born Sept. 24, 1933, in St. Louis, son of John and Ruth Cassidy O'Brien. He and Eileen Mattingly married Sept. 18, 1965. She died June 15, 1988...
Lisa James (07/16/07)
Lisa James, 36, of Jackson passed away Saturday, July 14, 2007, at her home. She was born Aug. 11, 1970, in Farmington, Mo. Lisa attended school at Parkview State School and Horizons Center in Cape Girardeau. She enjoyed life and loved other people with all her heart, which is why so many were blessed being her friend...
Earl Wills (07/16/07)
Earl M. Wills, 95, of Millersville passed away Saturday, July 14, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Gir­ar­deau. He was born May 9, 1912, at Daisy, son of the late Ova H. and Shaba Walker Wills. He and Opal Martin were married Dec. 23, 1933, in Jackson...
Donald Perkinson (07/16/07)
Donald Kevin Perkinson of St. Louis, 44, entered into rest Friday, July 6, 2007. He is the beloved son of John and Lorraine Perkinson of Sioux Falls, S.D.; beloved brother of Joyce and Stan Dillingham of Cape Girardeau, Terry and Rosalia Perkinson of Pekin, Ill., Leland Perkinson of Sioux Falls, Curtis Perkinson of San Bernardino, Calif., Brian Perkinson of Dixon, Tenn.; cousin, uncle and friend to many...
Charles Ramsey (07/16/07)
Charles W. Ramsey, 80, of Jackson passed away Saturday, July 14, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 17, 1927, in rural Chaffee, Mo., son of the late Clyde J. and Lillian E. Statler Ramsey. He and Dorothy Macke-Wilson were married July 10, 1970, in Jackson...
Births 7/16/07 (07/16/07)
Gray; McKinley; Ford
Jackson fire report 7/16/07 (07/16/07)
n An emergency medical service on West Main Street. n An emergency medical service on Rolling Field. n An emergency medical service on East Jackson Boulevard...
Cape/Jackson police report 7/16/07 (07/16/07)
Cape Girardeau: Arrests; Summonses; Assaults; Thefts; Burglary; Property damage; Miscellaneous; Jackson: Summons; Theft; Property damage; Miscellaneous
Out of the past 7/16/07 (07/16/07)
Cape Girardeau opera singers Shirley and Czeslaw Zielinski entertain graduating students during Southeast Missouri State University's summer commencement exercises on the terraces east of Academic Hall. The Cape Girardeau Police Department is looking for a few good men or women to join its ranks; already about 80 applicants for four openings in the department's patrol division have been rejected simply on the basis of their applications; 71 applicants are still being considered for jobs...
Tour of Missouri (07/16/07)
The Tour de France, the granddaddy of cycling races, has a big head start on the Tour of Missouri. Founded in 1903, the Tour de France attracts the world's best cyclists. When the first Tour of Missouri is staged in September, the world's No. 1 ranked team -- Team Discovery Channel -- will compete. It's the same team that supported Lance Armstrong through his seven-year reign as the Tour de France champion...
Speak Out 7/16/07 (07/16/07)
Equal rights?; Bargain education; Tough town; Utility savings; University parking; Parking fines; Petty politics; Motivating movies; Awesome Merle; Proper punishment; Threat still there; Voting with a broom; Good ideas; Cleaner streets; Misguided vote
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