Headlines News from the newspaper in Cape Girardeau, Missouri en-us Southeastís polytech department works with local companies to produce engineers Michael Mayor is climbing the ladder at Toyoda Gosei Missouri in Perryville. He started on the floor and has worked his way into an office position. A degree from Southeast Missouri State University... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:18:21 -0500 Mall aboard: Future requires evolution at West Park Mall For three and a half decades, Cape Girardeauís West Park Mall has helped bolster the cityís reputation as a regional hub. While some malls have struggled as a result of internet retailersí... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:52:44 -0500 Cape Girardeau tourism looks up with August total solar eclipse Tourism literally is looking up these days in Cape Girardeau as a total solar eclipse Aug. 21 is expected to draw countless sky gazers to the area. Half of Cape Girardeauís nearly 1,000 hotel rooms... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:52:36 -0500 Friends provide flight stability for musical-duo Holy Crow Marc Richey and Travis England slowly are realizing a crow flies with two wings. Richey came up with the idea of a band as well as the name, Holy Crow, last summer and starting with his longtime... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:52:25 -0500 Prayer 3/24/17 O Hosanna in the highest, praises be to you, our God. Amen. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 07:01:19 -0500 Artifacts 3/24/17 The Xquisite Women's Leadership Conference, sponsored by the Perryville Area Chamber of Commerce's women's network, is set for 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. today at the Robinson Construction Event Center,... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 06:54:12 -0500 Best bet: Mother/Son Game Night to be Saturday The Cape Girardeau Parks and Recreation Department will present a night of fun and games, obstacle courses, relay races and more from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the Osage Centre, 1625 N. Kingshighway.... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 06:53:55 -0500 Speak Out 3/24/17 Welcome to Trumpcare, also known as the Titanic plan. There aren't enough lifeboats to go around, the rich get all of the breaks, the young are free to swim for their lives, and old folks get soaked.... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:07:55 -0500 #SemoSelfie 3/24/17 @bebe_ruthmarieís first #semoredhawks game #semoselfie #redhawks #sistersister #beatmurray #capegirardeau Thu, 23 Mar 2017 22:29:43 -0500 Netflix/Marvel's 'Iron Fist' epic fail, say viewers, critics NEW YORK -- If your web connection seems sluggish while you're watching "Iron Fist," don't blame your internet provider. The problem is the listless pace of this new Netflix series. But such languor... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 22:24:53 -0500 Births 3/24/17 Daughter to James Robert Neel and Lindsey Denee Ladner of Jackson, Saint Francis Medical Center, 3:41 a.m. Thursday, March 16, 2017. Name, Braylee Denee. Weight, 7 pounds, 8 ounces. Fifth child,... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 22:24:33 -0500 Cape Girardeau police report 3/24/17 The Cape Girardeau Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. Arrests n Tommy S. Dudley, 57, 510 N. Fountain St., was arrested at 618 Lafayette Place on a Cape... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 22:24:18 -0500 Cape Girardeau fire report 3/24/17 The Cape Girardeau Fire Department responded to the following calls. Tuesday n Medical assists were made at 5:25 a.m. on Vincent Park Drive; 6:22 a.m. on North Silver Springs Road; 7:45 a.m. on... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 22:23:42 -0500 Jackson police report 3/24/17 The Jackson Police Department released the following items. Arrest does not imply guilt. Arrest n David Cornelius, 30, of Oran, Missouri, was arrested on suspicion of stealing. Thefts n Theft was... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 22:23:05 -0500 Pansy Campbell MORLEY, Mo. -- Pansy Sue Campbell, 80, of Morley passed away Wednesday, March 22, 2017, in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 12, 1936, in Morley to the late Hiram and Myrtle May Dockins Warner. She... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 22:22:17 -0500 Rev. Alphonse Hoernig PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- The Rev. Alphonse X. Hoernig C.M. entered into eternal life Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at the Apostle of Charity Residence. He was 88 years of age. Father Alphonse was born in... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 22:22:03 -0500 Carrie Key PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Carrie D. Key Rodebaugh, 54, of Perryville died Saturday, March 18, 2017, at St. Luke's Hospital in Chesterfield, Missouri. A memorial service will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday at... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 22:21:47 -0500 Out of the past: March 24 The Cape Girardeau Historic Preservation Commission last week passed a resolution opposing the Salvation Army's plans to demolish its building at 701 Good Hope St. to make room for a new facility;... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 22:21:31 -0500 Tornado victim passes history on to neighbors, friends When a tornado struck Perryville, it took a life and destroyed dozens of homes. Unfortunately, it took some history with it as well. The Feb. 28 twister took out Kevin Schemel's house that was built... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 18:44:41 -0500 The sights, sounds and smells of a new spring Spring arrived in our part of the world back in -- when was it? Late January? Early February? Trees budded. Flowers bloomed. Then it snowed. And tornadoes struck. The daylong spate of winter was the... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 18:44:23 -0500