Headlines News from the newspaper in Cape Girardeau, Missouri en-us Valiant effort by Oran softball falls short as Scott City powers to third straight district title MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- It was a dream first inning for Oran and certainly not one that dreams are made of for Scott City. But a game is seven innings, and the Rams can swing the bats. The second-seeded... Wed, 04 May 2016 23:10:00 -0500 HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Jackson baseball cruises past Seckman Gavon Turner hit a double and drove in three runs, as the Jackson baseball team knocked off visiting Seckman 11-6 on Wednesday. Jarrett Newell was the winning pitcher for Jackson (15-11). He threw... Wed, 04 May 2016 22:02:09 -0500 Cape Girardeau police report 5/5/16 The Cape Girardeau Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. DWI n Sydney M. Rapp, 21, 1301 Bertling St., was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated and... Wed, 04 May 2016 22:02:28 -0500 Jackson police report 5/5/16 The Jackson Police Department released the following items. Assault n An assault was reported in the 200 block of North West Lane. Property damage n Property damage was reported in the area of... Wed, 04 May 2016 22:01:58 -0500 John 'J.D.' Clippard John David "J.D." Clippard, 13, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, May 2, 2016. He was born July 8, 2002, in Cape Girardeau and is the son of Mark and Kari Simon and John Clippard. J.D. was in the eighth... Wed, 04 May 2016 22:01:30 -0500 Chris Cauble NIXA, Mo. -- Chris Cauble, 47, of Nixa, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Sunday, May 1, 2016. A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. today at James River Church, South Campus Clark Chapel in Ozark,... Wed, 04 May 2016 22:01:10 -0500 Marvin Dohogne Marvin "Butch" Dohogne, 72, of Scott City died on May 4, 2016, after a brief but courageous battle with cancer. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home.... Wed, 04 May 2016 22:00:59 -0500 Danny Honey MOUNDS, Ill. -- Danny Honey, 61, of Mounds died suddenly Tuesday, May 3, 2016, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Graveside services will be at 4 p.m. Friday at St. John's Cemetery, with Terry... Wed, 04 May 2016 22:00:46 -0500 Judith Huck PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Judith M. Huck, 67, of Perryville died May 4, 2016, at her home. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Miller Family Funeral Home in Perryville. The funeral will be at... Wed, 04 May 2016 22:00:34 -0500 Out of the past: May 5 Artist Fred Lincoln visits Cape Girardeau with his rendering of the floodwall mural, which, if approved by the city council Monday, will be painted on the Mississippi River side of the wall. A... Wed, 04 May 2016 22:00:21 -0500 SOUTHEAST ROUNDUP: Lees named to Johnny Bench Award watch list Southeast Missouri State catcher Brian Lees has joined 100 other college catchers on the Johnny Bench Award watch list. Lees was one of 15 catches added to the list Wednesday, which brings the total... Wed, 04 May 2016 21:39:28 -0500 Diamond the size of a tennis ball could fetch $70 million LONDON -- It's a rock for the ages. A 3-billion-year-old diamond the size of a tennis ball -- the largest discovered in over a century -- could sell for more than $70 million, auctioneer Sotheby's... Wed, 04 May 2016 20:53:01 -0500 Attorney: Prince arranged to meet addiction doctor MINNEAPOLIS -- The day before Prince died, his representatives reached out to a California doctor who specializes in addiction treatment to arrange a meeting, a Minneapolis lawyer for the doctor said... Wed, 04 May 2016 20:53:01 -0500 Next - Learning briefs 5-5-2016 Laurie Clippard, daughter of Carla Clippard and the late Tim Clippard of Jackson, graduated from Southeast Missouri State University in December with a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing. Clippard... Wed, 04 May 2016 17:16:50 -0500 The gig of all gigs A 12-year-old student in Marble Hill, Missouri, Brookelyn Shell would be a typical sixth-grader if not for one key element: the voice that lives inside her. It's the same voice that's driven her... Wed, 04 May 2016 16:59:01 -0500 Glue stick sunset n Full-size glue stick n Flashlight n STEP 1: Hold the flashlight close to one end of the glue stick. n STEP 2: Turn on the flashlight and observe. What happens to the light as it travels through the... Wed, 04 May 2016 16:59:01 -0500 PTSD and service dogs Everyone is familiar with dogs trained to assist and guide the blind, but most are unaware of how many patients with other medical conditions are getting assistance from trained dogs, known generally... Wed, 04 May 2016 16:59:01 -0500 University welcomes new president at inauguration Southeast Missouri State University will hold the inauguration of its 18th president, Dr. Carlos Vargas, tonight at the Show Me Center. Vargas officially began his duties July 1. Since then, he has... Wed, 04 May 2016 16:59:01 -0500 Prayer 5-5-16 O God, thank you for the beauty that surrounds us, a great display of your creation. Amen. Wed, 04 May 2016 16:59:01 -0500 Mom crafts book from pearls of wisdom for new grads NEW YORK -- Becky Blades wrote her oldest daughter a letter after she left home for college offering all the advice and words of wisdom she wished she had dispensed beforehand. Her daughter had some... Wed, 04 May 2016 16:59:01 -0500