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Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015
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Franklin School, then and now

10th Anniversary Edition: Pocahontas businesses 1

Lang's Shoe Store

AT&T to hire 60 at Cape call center

Steamer "Gordon C. Greene"

Cape chamber announces October's First Friday Coffee presentation

10th Anniversary Edition: The bustling town of Pocahontas

Connie Crete

Welcome to Fall: The Pavement Ends Roundup of History and Hiking Events

McClure, Illinois aerial in detail

Standalone photos

Wimpy's Day

Old McKendree Chapel parking detail

10th Anniversary Edition: Neelys Landing

SEMO District Fair parking 1950s

The Ten-Mile Garden along Highway 61

Tippie S. Hawkins and her renowned jurist husband

Jack Buck, Dan Dierdorf in Cape

Flying Indians of State College

The Thomas Posey mystery

Community bloggers
Credit Score Cleanup


Sassafras trees score touchdowns with fun football themes


Giving up your Dog - Sometimes, it is Best


Transforming Generation Stress to Generation Joy

Stress Free Renting

Let It Go


Why Government Dysfunction is Good for America

9/11--A History Lesson for all Americans

Swan Featured by Women In Government

Protecting Your Identity on Campus

Seriously--Donald or Hillary--Who Would Get Your Vote?

Is "Trump the Braveheart" Igniting a Political Revolution?

Take the Worry Out of Your Car Rental

Don't Let this Sugar Substitute KILL your Dog!

THE FUDGE REPORT: Donald Trump's Secret Presidential Bucket List--revealed by Roger Stone!

Ending Trauma's Emotional and Physical Pain

BBB Scam Tracker

The Life of Christians and Caucasians in an Ever-Changing America.


Shifting Health Advice: "Eat This, Not That" Roulette?

Cool Summer

When to Sell Your Business

Inside on a Very Nice Day


Enjoy the 4th and Keep your Dogs Safe

Avoiding Ticket Scams

COLUMN: The roller coaster ride that is the rebuilding SEMO football program

Three SEMO football players garner OVC awards following win over Murray State

Gameday blog: Murray State at Southeast

COLUMN: SEMO football plays to win without getting Paul McRoberts the ball -- wait, what?

Gameday blog: Shorter University at Southeast

Vandeven earns OVC weekly honor after SEMO debut

COLUMN: Dante Vandeven proves he's ready to be SEMO's quarterback

Gameday blog: Southeast at Indiana State

Southeast Missouri State basketball schedules announced

Southeast CB Michael Ford earns OVC weekly honor after win against SIU

COLUMN: Southeast Missouri State football team won long before McCrum's last-minute kick

Gameday blog: Southern Illinois at Southeast

COLUMN: Southeast Missouri State football team keeps offensive 'conservative' vs. Mizzou

Gameday blog: Southeast at Missouri

Bender named SEMO's starting quarterback

Dante Vandeven promoted to SEMO's No. 2 QB, starter undecided

Campaign aims to get Shumate in Hall of Fame

Southeast soccer team picked second, volleyball ninth in OVC preseason polls

Central's Young, Chisom in attendance for SEMO football practice

Former Southeast pitcher Winkelman selected to all-star game

Where are the birds? And squirrels? And deer?
Before we moved this past summer, we were used to looking out the windows of our home and seeing abundant wildlife. Most of you know that I am no fan of squirrels, having conducted a long and pointless battle with the furry-tailed rodents. I finally gave up when I realized that squirrels, with brains about the size of an unshelled black walnut, are more intelligent than humans, with brains about the size of a fully ripened Arkansas cantaloupe...
USS Cole anniversary
The short memories of many have led them to believe "The War on Terror" began with the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. This idea ignores the 1998 Al Qaeda bombings of the U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania, as well as the bombing of the destroyer USS Cole in Yemen in 2000...
Lacking unity
With just over a year before the all-important presidential election, who could have imagined that the top two contenders in many polls are Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders? Seriously. Think about that for just a moment. Donald Trump, a boisterous businessman sadly short on specifics, and Bernie Sanders, a card-carrying socialist who believes our national problems stem from the lack of a larger federal government...
Saving Syria, saving Europe
Two major events in the Syrian Civil War have highlighted the abject failure of U.S. policies: the introduction of Russian combat power in support of the dictatorship of Bashar al Assad, and the humiliating collapse of U.S. efforts to train and equip Syrian rebels to fight both the Assad regime and the Islamic State...
Community outreach board plans events
The City of Jackson has four governing boards whose members are appointed by the mayor and approved by the board of aldermen. The purpose of the boards is outlined in the Jackson city code. The four boards are the planning and zoning commission, park board, zoning board of adjustment and the community outreach board. The board members are citizens of Jackson and each has assigned representatives from the board of aldermen and the city staff...
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The U.S. Justice Dept. is set to release 6,000 prison inmates between Oct. 30 and Nov. 2 to reduce overcrowding and provide relief to "nonviolent drug offenders." Do you agree with this decision?
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Weird news
Face-down dummy Halloween prank prompts repeated 911 calls
DETROIT (AP) -- A dummy placed face down in a Detroit woman's front yard as a Halloween prank has prompted repeated visits by police....
Pricey pooch: $10K dog found after being reported stolen
BEAVERDAM, Va. (AP) -- Call it the caper of the pricey pooch....
Missing snake found under dryer tried to slither away
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Elvis the king cobra put up a fight, even briefly escaping, as animal control officers tried to lure it from underneath a dryer in an Orlando woman's garage....
Thai beauty queen to dress like a tuk-tuk at Miss Universe
BANGKOK (AP) -- The smoke-belching, ear-splitting, undisciplined rickshaws known as tuk-tuks are part of the chaos on Bangkok's clogged streets....
Police: Teen left court docs about auto theft in stolen car
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Authorities say an 18-year-old man drove a stolen car to police headquarters to pick up court papers about a previous auto theft he was involved in - documents that were found in yet another stolen car....
Prosecutors: Man posed as agent to get VIP Comic Con passes
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Prosecutors say a Utah man posed as a federal agent in an attempt to get VIP tickets to a Comic Con event in Salt Lake City....
Police: Man drops wallet, gets arrested in 12 burglaries
SOUTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) -- A man who lost his driver's license while fleeing police used the van from the adult day care center where he worked to commit burglaries of several vehicles in central New Jersey, police said....
'Lucky' pig gets new home after fall onto Colorado highway
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) -- A 650-pound pig that fell off a trailer in Colorado is getting a new name -- "Lucky" -- and a new home at a sanctuary for abandoned pigs....
Sleeping Idaho hunter wakes up to black bear biting his head
BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- A hunter asleep in the remote Idaho wilderness woke up when he felt something tugging on his hair. Then he heard the black bear breathing....
Bull elk keeps authorities on the run in downtown Waco
WACO, Texas (AP) -- A bull elk kept officials on the run in downtown Waco for seven hours before the animal was subdued and removed to a private herd....