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Births 1/30/15
Son to Saveon Aquan Banks and Alicia Dawn Davault of Cape Girardeau, Saint Francis Medical Center, 11:07 a.m. Monday,...
Births 1/29/15
Daughter to Trevor Allen Dale and Taralynn Raine McLean of Jackson, Saint Francis Medical Center, 1:59 a.m. Friday,...
Births 1/28/15
Daughter to Justin E. Koch and Erica E. Hungate of St. Mary, Missouri, Saint Francis Medical Center, 7:55 a.m. Monday,...
Births 1/27/15
Daughter to Ben Ryan and Angie Nicole McKuin of Jonesboro, Illinois, Southeast Hospital, 7:24 a.m. Friday, Jan. 16,...
Births 1/23/15
Son to Eric Gilbert and Ruth Anne Backfisch of Scott City, Southeast Hospital, 1:41 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015. Name,...

Menz - Glastetter
KELSO, Mo. -- Denis and Linda Menz of Kelso announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather Kay Menz, to Kyle...

Vickery - Holland
Jim and Suzie Vickery of Cape Girardeau announce the engagement of their daughter, Courtney Ann Vickery, to Casey Neal...

Brown - Chiu
Danny Ray and Connie Sue Brown of Cape Girardeau announce the engagement of their daughter, Lacey Danielle Brown, to...

Glastetter - Farris
NEW HAMBURG, Mo. -- Ted and Theresa Glastetter of New Hamburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan Francis...

Jordan - Osterhout
David and Joanne Jordan of Cape Girardeau announce the engagement of their daughter, Monica Jeane Jordan, to Timothy...

Lorenz - Bosky
Clarissa Rae Lorenz and Matthew Walter Bosky were married June 14, 2014, at Concordia Lutheran Church in Frohna,...

Stroder - Long
LEOPOLD, Mo. -- Chelsey Lee Stroder and Brandon Calob Long were married Aug. 16, 2014, at Deerfield Lodge in Cape...

Arnzen - Felter
LEOPOLD, Mo. -- Desiree Nicole Arnzen and Levi Jacob Felter were married Sept. 27, 2014, at St. John's Catholic Church...

Crites - Peterson
Courtney Renee Crites and John Kelly Peterson were married Nov. 1, 2014, at New McKendree United Methodist Church in...

Rencher - 70 years
Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Rencher of Cape Girardeau observed their 70th wedding anniversary with a family dinner Jan. 1 at...
Jackson police report 1/25/15 (01/25/15)
The Jackson Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. n Jamie E. Davidson, 34, of Jackson was arrested on a Jackson warrant for failure to appear on an original charge of a seat-belt violation. n Bridget R. Essner, 31, of Jackson was arrested on a Cape Girardeau County warrant...
Jackson fire report 1/25/15 (01/25/15)
* A motor vehicle accident on West Jackson Boulevard. n Emergency medical service on West Main Street...
Jackson police report 1/22/15 (01/22/15)
The Jackson Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. n Meekial L. Steele, 19, of Mounds, Illinois, was arrested on suspicion of possession of marijuana under 35 grams. n Keith B. Slinkard, 51, of Jackson was arrested on suspicion of peace disturbance and assault...
Uptown Jackson traffic may be improved in a roundabout way (01/21/15)
Representatives from The Missouri Department of Transportation laid out plans to improve traffic flow in uptown Jackson at the Jackson Board of Aldermen meeting Tuesday evening. The city of Jackson and MoDOT entered into a cost-sharing agreement to look at ways to deal with traffic volume a few years ago for the intersection at U.S. 61 and East Main Street in front of the Jackson courthouse...
Cape Girardeau council to consider downtown parking ordinance study (01/20/15)
The Cape Girardeau City Council will consider an ordinance tonight that, if approved, would allow a parking study to analyze the biggest issues and needs of the downtown area. Parking in the historical downtown area -- home to retail stores, restaurants and some residential spaces -- has long been an issue for the city, but the issue has fallen under even more scrutiny since the 2012 remodeling of Broadway...
MoDOT reps to discuss traffic options in Jackson (01/19/15)
Officials from the Missouri Department of Transportation will attend the Jackson Board of Aldermen meeting Tuesday night to discuss the next step in the project designed to improve traffic flow in the uptown area. Plans call for the reconfiguration of U.S. ...
Jackson mayor faces a challenger in the April election (01/18/15)
Residents of Jackson will have a decision to make when they elect a mayor April 7. Incumbent Mayor Barbara Lohr, who ran unopposed in 2013 for her third term, will face challenger Dwain Hahs in the upcoming election. Hahs cited requests and encouragement from friends and leaders in business and the community leaders for his decision to run for the city's highest office...
School board president given top honor at Jackson Chamber event (01/18/15)
Nearly 500 guests attended this year's Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce annual banquet Friday night at the Bavarian Halle. Brian Gerau, the chamber's director, announced this year's winners. The R.A. Fulenwider Meritorious Community Service Award went to Terri Tomlin, Jackson School Board president...
Jackson police report 1/18/15 (01/18/15)
The Jackson Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. n James O. Baker, 31, of Sikeston, Missouri, was arrested on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance and resisting arrest. n Harold G. Brauninger Jr., 45, of Sedgewickville, Missouri, was issued summonses for failure to register a motor vehicle and displaying plates of another vehicle...
Cape Girardeau County History Center soon will open in Jackson (01/16/15)
Carla Jordan is looking forward to the March opening of the Cape Girardeau County History Center. The center will be at 102 S. High St. in Jackson, in the former location of The Andrew Jackson Bridal Co., which moved to Cape Girardeau in August. Jordan, a preservationist who also works with the Lutheran Heritage Center and Museum in Altenburg, Missouri, has been working with the Cape Girardeau Historical Society to help develop the location and get the ball rolling on its operations...
Jackson boys basketball team avenges loss to Notre Dame (01/31/15)
Sometimes a coach doesn't have to say anything to rally his players' emotions for a big game. Friday night at a crowded Jackson High School gymnasium probably qualified as one of those occasions.
January 30, 2015 Scoreboard (01/30/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
January 29, 2015 Scoreboard (01/29/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
PREP ROUNDUP: Lady Bulldogs advance to semis, NMCC downs South Pemiscot (01/28/15)
Staff Reports sports@standard-democrat.com HILLBORO -- The top-seeded Sikeston Lady Bulldogs opened the 34th annual Hillsboro Girls Basketball Tournament on Tuesday with a 60-24 win over No. 8 Freeburg. Sikeston held Freeburg to single-digit scoring all four quarters and built a 27-12 lead by halftime. They went on to outscore Freeburg 33-13 in the second half to secure the win...
January 27, 2015 Scoreboard (01/27/15)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
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Jackson was founded in 1814 and was named after Andrew Jackson, the seventh U.S. president.

Total population: 13,758
Male 47.3 percent | Female 52.7 | Under 18 26.6

From 2000 to 2010, Jackson's population grew an estimated 15 percent
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With Jackson's location on Interstate 55, its proximity to the Mississippi River and to two metropolitan areas; and a dependable work force, companies have suceeded.
Recreation
Jackson's youth play on upgraded soccer, football fields
Jackson loves its children. And it loves its sports. That commitment is reflected in the investment in playing fields scattered around town.