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Stories from Tuesday, November 9, 2004

Barriner is back in front jury (11/09/04)
COLUMBIA - The jury to hear the third trial for a man charged in the brutal murder of a woman and her granddaughter is being selected today. A panel of jurors from Callaway County is being selected to hear the trial of Cecil Barriner in Columbia. The case is being heard by Judge Frank Conley...
State law not catching on (11/09/04)
POPLAR BLUFF -- A state law that went into effect two years ago still hasn't caught on with many motorists. For this reason Missouri State Highway Patrol officers across Troop E's 13-county area are stepping up enforcement of the state statute protecting police officers and other emergency responders working alongside the highways...
Local schools to celebrate American Education Week (11/09/04)
SIKESTON - Even if you usually prefer plastic for your grocery bags, you might want to pick paper next week. Grocery bags at area grocery stores will again be decorated with education-themed art by area schoolchildren as part of American Education Week being celebrated Nov. 14-20 this year...
Ruff earns all-state in cross country (11/09/04)
JEFFERSON CITY -- Kelly freshman Sarah Ruff parlayed a personal best into an All-State finish at the Missouri State High School Activities Association Class 2 girls cross country meet last week. Ruff finished 14th -- top 25 runners earn All-State honors -- with a personal-best time of 21:27.71 over the 3.1 mile (5K) Oak Hills Golf Center course in Jefferson City. ...
Sikeston soccer prepares for sectional (11/09/04)
FENTON - Sometimes when a fledgling program finally breaks out of its shell and wins that first district championship, that's reason enough to celebrate by itself. And sometimes teams focus all their energy on just reaching the playoffs and they don't play their best in the playoff game...
Safiya Jalal (11/09/04)
DEXTER -- Safiya Jalal, 8-month-old daughter of Dr. Reza Jalal and Dr. Mekha Reza of Dexter, died Nov. 2, 2004, at her home in Dexter. She was born Feb. 12, 2004, in Cape Girardeau. Survivors in addition to her parents include: one brother, Hamza Jalal of the home; one sister, Sabriya Jalal of the home; and her grandparents...
James Baker (11/09/04)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday at Ponder Funeral Home for James Andy Baker, 85, of Cape Girardeau and formerly of Sikeston, who died Nov. 7, 2004, will be: Joseph A. Baker Jr., Shawn Baker, Tommy Woods Jr., Terry Woods, Lindell Revelle and Rodger Manwaring...
Births (Published 11/9) (11/09/04)
MATTHEWS - Renee Hughes and Ronald Smelley Jr. are the parents of their fifth child, first daughter, born at 11:09 a.m. Oct. 10, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Isabella Marie Smelley weighed 5 pounds, 3 ounces and was 16 1/2-inches long...
Mulcahys honored at celebration (11/09/04)
SIKESTON -- Mr. and Mrs. David Mulcahy were guests of honor for a 60th wedding anniversary celebration Sept. 25 at the home of Lana and Robert Taylor in Sikeston. The reception was hosted by their children, who gave each of their parents a diamond. Mulcahy and the former Edna Crowell were married Sept. 23, 1945, at the home of the Rev. J.W. Hoffert, who was pastor of the First Church of the Nazarene in Sikeston...
Looking Back 11/9 (11/09/04)
SIKESTON - Sikeston was visited by a seven-and-a-half foot giant this Monday, who found none of the city's doors, beds or chairs suitable to his extraordinary height. Only 17 years old, Max Palmer is barnstorming the country trying to satisfy a desire for travel...
Half-time exposure isn't network's fault (11/09/04)
Far be it from me to defend CBS network, but the television honchos are right in appealing a $550,000 fine from the FCC over the now-famous Janet Jackson breast episode during Super Bowl halftime. In appealing the fine, CBS argues that no one at the network knew about the "costume reveal" ahead of time and, as a result, should not be held responsible. The FCC is considering the appeal...
Speakout 11/9 (11/09/04)
I am 45 years old, a white male and have lived in Southeast Missouri all my life. I was lucky in that I was too young to have served in the Vietnam War and too old to have served in the first Gulf War. I grew up a conservative Democrat and always voted that way until President Reagan ran. ...