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Latest staff blogs
Haman Shoe Store

Mystery of the Missing Bell solved

A rebranding Q&A

Landgraf Lumber Co.

Haarig District aerial in detail

"But what does he look like?"

Egypt Mills School

From reading room to public library

Burnette's Meat Market

Normal temperatures coming soon

Saxony touts successful Crusader Challenge

Web-based programs help Jackson math students improve

Shinbone Alley aerial

Snow is likely, but accumulations are anybody's guess

Black's Garage

Snow still in the forecast

Bus serves as camper for Jackson family

The two Byrd houses

Memorial Park was County Farm land

Cold - definitely, snow - maybe

Community bloggers
Ring in the holidays with the Cape Nature Center

Rays of light pierce the search for Alzheimer's cure

PREDICTION: Race Baited Riots Return to a "A NATION of COWARDS"

Swan Receives 2014 Missouri Chamber 100% Club Award

Holiday Giving Means Christmas Joy for All

Always Give Thanks

The Thanksgiving Peanut Butter Sandwich

Helping winter Wildlife

If you never give up things will turn around in your favor



Just Another Day at Santa's Workshop

"Stupidity of American Voters" on the Docket at U.S. Supreme Court



The Sanctuary Dogs, Part One: Monk & Shiloh

Is Iraq Becoming President Obama's Vietnam?

November 7 Report from the State Capitol


Americans Give Progressive Bullies Bloody Noses!

You can hold on to Nothing


President Obama Awaits his Party's Fate.



Two Important Dates on the Horizon

Anticipating the hunt

Do you keep on Struggling?

Help the butternut tree: send seeds to state nursery

Proof I'm NOT an Old, Grouchy Blogger! (Click Here)

Four Southeast football players earn all-conference honors

2014 Current River Challenge Schedule

A modest compliment but some major progress for Southeast football

Game updates: Jacksonville State football defeats Southeast 49-30

Stuckenschneider signs with Arkansas State Baseball

Correction: Perryville soccer team won school's third state title

Game updates: Southeast football defeats Austin Peay 42-7

Cape Central, Malden advance to football final fours

Live updates on Perryville soccer at the final four

2014 All-OFC Volleyball Team

Injury puts Southeast's Jarekious Bradley out for first two games

Oran Invitational Tournament bracket released

Boys basketball schedules

Marion guard to sign with Southeast men's basketball team Wednesday

Southeast football gets cornerback commit

Football Final: Tennessee Tech defeats Southeast 27-26

Southeast women's basketball coach Ty Margenthaler suspended for two games

COLUMN: On elephants, injuries and the Southeast football team

Southeast football loses third straight, falls to Eastern Kentucky 33-21

Why Pleasant Hope, the umpire and MSHSAA should be ashamed after Portageville softball loss

O say can you sing 'O Canada!'
Let's be clear: I can be a pretty emotional guy at times. Whenever I see a bride going down the aisle at her wedding, I get teary-eyed. When I hear an infant cry, I get bothered -- in my book, holding a crying baby is why God gave us two arms instead of four ears. ...
2016 presidential contest
Hillary Clinton, the heir apparent to the throne, may not find smooth sailing as many thought she would. The former first lady, secretary of state and senator has long been expected to walk into the Democratic presidential nomination with nary a concern...
Putin's Pravda: The RT 'news' channel
Americans traveling abroad, or surfing through the approximately 200 channels delivered to most homes, sometimes stumble across an English-language channel: RT. Broadcasts feature entertaining and attractive hosts, hard-hitting stories on global issues, and a range of experts from the United States, U.K. and other nations commenting on world events...
A friendly, polite winter visitor
This is a small songbird called a red-breasted nuthatch. It is about the size of a Carolina chickadee. There are four different kinds of nuthatches found in North America. The red-breasted nuthatch is the only one to have a distinctive black line running from its beak, through its eye to the back of its head. Other nuthatches do not have this line...
Dear me, the deer still aren't a bit endearing -- to me, that is
At a meeting earlier this week, one of the attendees, a hunter, was asked about his first weekend of deer season. The hunter reported that, although conditions were ideal, he did not get a deer. I immediately invited him to my yard. As it turns out, if deer hunting were legal in Cape Girardeau, I would have to wait in line for a hunter to show up in my neighborhood. That's how many homeowners hereabout would like to see the marauding deer culled, or even eliminated, inside the city limits...
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Weird news
Oregon police dog fired for poor performance
CANNON BEACH, Ore. (AP) -- A 2-year-old Belgian Malinois was supposed to be the ninth member of the police force in the Oregon coastal town of Cannon Beach, but "Cash" just didn't have what it takes....
California Burger King employee finds $100,000
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- An assistant manager at a Northern California Burger King found a backpack loaded with about $100,000 in a booth, but so far no one has come forward to claim it....
City's ugly Christmas tree getting single red bulb
READING, Pa. (AP) -- A much-maligned public Christmas tree in Pennsylvania is getting the Charlie Brown treatment....
Who's behind Christmas tree at Paris' Notre Dame?
PARIS (AP) -- Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris has a Christmas tree this year thanks to an unusual patron: the Russian government....
New breed of French protester: sheep
PARIS (AP) -- Disgruntled farmers have brought their sheep to the Eiffel Tower to protest wolf attacks, and what they call the government's anti-farmer environmental policies....
Brawny bearded brewers bare nearly all for charity
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) -- If hops make you hot, and you like your men like your beer - stout - these guys have just the thing for you....
Passengers in Russia's Arctic give airliner a push
MOSCOW (AP) -- In other countries, you may be asked to give a push to a car stuck in the mud. In Russia, passengers in the Arctic came out of an airliner to the bitter cold to help it move to the runway....
Trooper: Driver is lucky dog food didn't crush him
FIFE, Wash. (AP) -- Authorities in Washington state say a semitruck driver is lucky he wasn't crushed by 50-pound bags of dog food when he fell asleep at the wheel, crashed into a ditch and spilled the kibble....
Dispute over 9-point buck settled with coin flip
ONEIDA, Wis. (AP) -- A dispute over a nine-point buck in Wisconsin was settled with a coin flip....
Residents asking why city smells like cat urine
NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) -- Residents are hoping tests on air samples can explain why their western Pennsylvania city smells like cat urine....