- Feds ask judge to impose $6.5 million punishment for Cape surgeon (12/7/17)9
- Harbor Freight Tools plans to move ahead with Cape Girardeau store (12/5/17)2
- Light and music show: Jackson family goes high-tech with Christmas display (12/11/17)
- Former Wimpy's Drive-In owner Freeman Lewis dies (12/9/17)2
- Makeover at the movies: Transformation complete inside Cape theater (12/8/17)4
- Sugarfire Cape barbecue restaurant to open June 2018 (12/7/17)
- Jury convicts Scott City man who confessed to murder; girlfriend's testimony corroborates confession (12/9/17)
- Pedestrian struck on Broadway (12/11/17)4
- Business Notebook: Yule Log Cabin gets home feel honestly (12/4/17)
- Fruitland Army veteran spends weeks helping in ravaged Puerto Rico (12/5/17)2
People talk 12/15/03
Dolly's library gives away millionth book
PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. -- Country singer Dolly Parton's book program, which she started seven years ago to inspire preschoolers to read, has reached a milestone with delivery of its millionth book. Parton was on hand Friday when her Imagination Library gave a copy of "The Little Engine That Could" to the parents of 1-year-old Cana Waynick of Danville, Ala. Children start receiving books at birth and continue through 60 selections until age 5.
Dogg, MTV sued over simulated sex scene
LOS ANGELES -- An actress has sued rapper Snoop Dogg and MTV over an episode of the television show "Doggy Fizzle Televizzle," in which she claimed she was unwittingly made to appear as if she were naked and engaging in sexual relations with another actor. In a lawsuit filed Friday, Doris Burns accuses Dogg, whose real name is Calvin Broadus, and MTV of breach of contract, fraud, invasion of privacy and defamation.
Hill criticizes abuse at Vatican benefit concert
VATICAN CITY -- During a Christmas benefit concert at the Vatican, singer Lauryn Hill launched into a tirade against priests who abuse children, according to news reports Sunday. Hill read a statement criticizing the church and its leaders during the Saturday night concert, where she was a featured performer.
Writer of 'Silver Bells' honored in hometown
McDONALD, Pa. -- Residents of this tiny Pittsburgh suburb want to honor songwriter Jay Livingston, co-writer of the popular Christmas song "Silver Bells," with a historic marker at his boyhood home. Livingston was born Jacob Harold Levinson in 1915. He and his partner, Ray Evans, wrote several songs and movie scores including "Mona Lisa" from the 1950 movie "Captain Carey USA" and "Silver Bells" -- the duo's biggest seller -- which first appeared in the 1951 Bob Hope movie "The Lemon Drop Kid."
-- From wire reports