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Stories from Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Off-duty firefighters rescue boaters during Mississippi River fishing tournament (05/28/08)
CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo. — Hayti Fire Department members may not have gotten to finish the Bass Pro Catfish Tournament Saturday, but they did come away with a life-saving catch. Glen Whitener, assistant chief, and fireman Larry Ray were awaiting results of the fishing tournament when they learned boaters were stranded on the Mississippi River after their boat capsized...
MoDOT to work on Route PP; highways 25, 177, 72 this week (05/28/08)
MoDOT announced several road work projects today that will have an effect on traffic in the local area.Route PP in Cape County will be reduced to one lane with an 11-foot width restriction while MoDOT crews remove brush along the northbound and southbound lane. ...
Robbery closes Kingshighway, Kingsway (05/28/08)
A possible armed robbery shut down part of Kingshighway around 6 p.m. today.Cape Girardeau police responded to a call of a robbery at Medicap Pharmacy, 1020 N. Kingshighway. ...
Area municipal pools open for summer this week (05/28/08)
City pools in Cape Girardeau and Jackson will open this week. Patrick Watson, Cape Girardeau's aquatics supervisor, said snow days that extended the school year have hampered staffing. "Ninety percent of my staff is still in high school," he said. But Capaha Park Pool opens at 1 p.m. Friday; Central Municipal Pool opens with a 9 to 11 a.m. fitness swim, followed by public swimming from 1 to 8 p.m...
Obama supporters to hold meeting today (05/28/08)
Area supporters of Sen. Barack Obama's presidential bid will meet at 7 p.m. today at Dexter Bar-B-Que, 236 S. Broadview St. in Cape Girardeau. The meeting will focus on voter registration, volunteer recruitment and coordination with the national campaign, the Cape Girardeau County Obama for President group said in a news release. ...
Gas prices put crimp in tourism (05/28/08)
Several local tourist attractions saw a decrease in the number of visitors this Memorial Day weekend as statewide averages for gasoline went up and total statewide gas sales went down. The Conservation Campus Nature Center in Cape County Park North had 262 visitors this weekend compared with 346 during Memorial Day weekend in 2007, according to Steve Juhlin, the center's assistant manager. ...
Vet hopes to rename Jackson armory (05/28/08)
Nearly four months ago, Staff Sgt. Bradley Skelton, 40, of Gordonville was killed on the battlefield in Iraq. Now, a fellow member of Skelton's battalion is keeping his memory alive through efforts to rename the National Guard armory in Jackson in honor of the fallen soldier...
Poplar Bluff woman, daughter killed in fire (05/28/08)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Autopsies were set to be performed Tuesday in Farmington, Mo., on the bodies of a Poplar Bluff woman and her daughter who died in a weekend house fire. Lisa Pulliam, 44, and her 23-year-old daughter, Maerene Lucille Pulliam, were found inside the charred remains of their mobile home in the 100 block of County Road 311 by Butler County firefighters, according to Butler County deputy coroner Jim Akers...
Cape man faces three felony counts of child molestation (05/28/08)
Anthony M. Matyasovszkey, 38, of Cape Girardeau faces three felony counts of child molestation following an investigation by the Cape Girardeau and Jackson police departments. The alleged incidents occurred during the summer of 2007 at Matyasovszkey's residence and were brought to the attention of authorities by a school counselor after the adolescent victim reported them...
MoDOT announces work on several roads in area this week (05/28/08)
MoDOT has several road work projects planned this week on local roads. Bainbridge Road (County Road 306) in Cape Girardeau County will be reduced to one lane today while crews work on the Interstate 55 overpass. Weather permitting, repairs will be made in both the eastbound and westbound lanes from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., according to MoDOT...
Schools fight restlessness as classes end (05/28/08)
Restless and distracted students in May are as predictable as the rising temperature, teachers say. With state tests administered, grades duly recorded and lockers cleaned, the allure of summer break can be too much for some. Discipline referrals, tardies and absences all rise...
Jackson students make honor choir (05/28/08)
Nearly 50 students crammed into the Jackson School District's administrative offices Tuesday to be recognized by the school board for making a state honor choir. Fourteen fifth- and sixth-graders, 20 seventh- and eighth-graders, and 19 ninth- and 10th-graders made the Missouri Choral Director's Association Choir. They will join singers from across the state to perform July 16 in Jefferson City...
Southeast plans to install emergency alert system (05/28/08)
Southeast Missouri State University is looking at a new emergency alert system proposal that could go into effect in the next year. The proposed system, described as a "back to basics" intercom system, is intended to alert students, faculty and staff of an emergency. Southeast has been researching and planning the system for about two years...
ACLU files suit in Poplar Bluff 'Harry Potter' case (05/28/08)
The American Civil Liberties Union of Eastern Missouri announced Tuesday via news release that it has filed a suit on behalf of a part-time librarian in Poplar Bluff, Mo., who was disciplined after she objected to participating in the promotion of a "Harry Potter" book...
FEMA extends deadline for assistance requests (05/28/08)
Individuals and businesses that suffered damages in the flooding spawned by massive rains in mid-March will have more time to ask for federal assistance, the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Missouri State Emergency Management Agency announced Tuesday. ...
Springfield utility tests storing carbon dioxide underground (05/28/08)
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) -- A Springfield utility plans to inject carbon dioxide into the ground to test whether air pollution from power plants can be stored that way. City Utilities' experiment at the Southwest Power Station has more than $2 million in federal funding and support from five other utilities. Researchers will study how much carbon dioxide is absorbed 2,000 feet below ground by porous rock and a saltwater aquifer. Results are expected in three years...
Plans for Monroe City ethanol plant appear on hold (05/28/08)
MONROE CITY, Mo. (AP) -- A $220 million ethanol plant in northeast Missouri's Monroe City may not materialize. The developer's option on a 320-acre site has expired, and a sister facility elsewhere is also on hold. Gulfstream Bioflex Energy announced plans for the plant in January 2007. But since then, corn prices have jumped dramatically, making ethanol a less attractive option...
Mo. sheriff's employee charged in neglect of police dog (05/28/08)
POTOSI, Mo. (AP) -- A Washington County Sheriff's Department worker faces two misdemeanor counts of animal abuse after the department's police dog was found to be sick and malnourished. Charges were filed Tuesday against 41-year-old Lance Mason of Potosi. Mason has been on administrative leave since an investigation began in February...
Regional rail transit plan unveiled in KC (05/28/08)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Kansas City Mayor Mark Funkhouser has unveiled a $1.2 billion rail-transit plan for the metro region. The plan includes five types of transit services, including light rail and modern streetcars through downtown and a commuter train service for suburbs...
Illinois seeks federal help for local governments hit by floods (05/28/08)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- The state of Illinois is asking President Bush for federal aid to help local governments affected by March flooding in 21 counties recoup some of money they spent on response and recovery. Governor Rod Blagojevich says a recent assessment of the flood's impact on southern Illinois units of local government documented more than $12 million in expenses...
Dog attacks 2 boys in Jefferson County (05/28/08)
FENTON, Mo. (AP) -- Two 12-year-old Jefferson County boys are recovering after being attacked by a dog that got out of a fenced yard. The incident happened Wednesday morning in Fenton. The sheriff's department says the first boy was walking to a school bus stop when the mixed-breed dog attacked. A parent struck the dog with a rock to make it stop...
Accident spills corn syrup on I-270 (05/28/08)
MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. (AP) -- An accident on a busy St. Louis-area interstate leaves a sticky mess. The wreck happened Wednesday morning on Interstate 270 and involved four vehicles, including a tractor-trailer hauling corn syrup. Four people were hurt, but none of the injuries were believed to be life-threatening...
Surburban St. Louis town refuses occupancy permit for another unmarried couple (05/28/08)
BLACK JACK, Mo. (AP) -- Another unmarried couple is being told by a suburban St. Louis town they're not welcome. A man, his girlfriend and her three children recently bought a house in Black Jack in north St. Louis County. But because Toi Pruitt and Joe Pulliam and the children don't meet the town's definition of a family...
Settlement calls for Mo. AG's office to pay $26,000 (05/28/08)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Attorney General Jay Nixon's office has agreed to pay $26,000 to a quadriplegic woman who claimed employment discrimination. The settlement with Marla Grothoff includes no admission of wrongdoing. Grothoff was one of 16 attorneys in the Department of Social Services' Child Support Enforcement Division whose jobs were eliminated when some of their duties were transferred to the attorney general's office in 2003...
St. Louis unveils new downtown walkway (05/28/08)
ST. LOUIS -- St. Louis civic leaders have long lamented the disconnect between most of downtown and the riverfront area that resulted when Interstate 70 was built through the heart of the city nearly a half-century ago. But on Tuesday, a new walkway was christened that travels beneath the busy interstate and the maze of roadways near it...
Mo. woman pleads guilty in fake rape claim (05/28/08)
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) -- The wife of a founder of the Ozarks Minutemen has pleaded guilty to lying about being raped and shot by three Hispanic men. Angela D. Wilburn, 44, appeared in Greene County Associate Circuit Court on Tuesday and pleaded guilty to making a false report, a class B misdemeanor. Wilburn is scheduled to be sentenced Nov. 3. She could face up to six months in prison and a $500 fine...
KC man convicted in death of Independence man (05/28/08)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- A federal jury has found a Kansas City man guilty of killing a man in order to prevent him from cooperating in an investigation into methamphetamine trafficking. Darren A. Frank, 42, was found guilty Tuesday in the death of Douglas C. Weil of Independence...
Liquor store owner told to stop taking shoplifters' shoes (05/28/08)
DURANGO, Colo. -- Police are telling a Durango liquor store owner to give shoplifters the boot -- literally. Tired of losing what he says was about $1,000 worth of merchandise a month in thefts, Gabe Fidanque started telling shoplifters he caught that they had two choices: Give him one of their shoes or he'd call the police...
Study suggests obesity epidemic among U.S. children has peaked (05/28/08)
CHICAGO -- The percentage of American children who are overweight or obese appears to have leveled off after a 25-year increase, according to new figures that offer a glimmer of hope in an otherwise dismal battle. "That is a first encouraging finding in what has been unremittingly bad news," said Dr. ...
U.S. near record tornado year; meteorologists unsure of cause (05/28/08)
WASHINGTON -- Another week, another rumbling train of tornadoes that obliterates entire city blocks, smashing homes to their foundations and killing people even as they cower in their basements. With the year not even half done, 2008 is already the deadliest tornado year in the United States since 1998 and seems on track to break the U.S. record for the number of twisters in a year, according to the National Weather Service. Also, this year's storms seem to be unusually powerful...
Groups sue U.S. government over new smog rules (05/28/08)
WASHINGTON -- Health and environmental organizations filed a lawsuit Tuesday arguing that the Bush administration failed to protect public health and the environment when it issued new smog requirements. The lawsuit maintains that the Environmental Protection Agency ignored the recommendation of a key advisory panel of scientists who had recommended more stringent smog standards...
Militant cleric urges protests on U.S.-Iraq deal (05/28/08)
BAGHDAD -- Militant Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr called Tuesday for followers to hold weekly protests against a U.S.-Iraqi security deal under negotiation that could lead to a long-term American troop presence. The outcry by al-Sadr could heighten tensions over the proposed pact, which is supposed to be finished by July to replace the current U.N. mandate overseeing U.S.-led troops in Iraq...
Myanmar's junta keeps democracy activist under house arrest (05/28/08)
YANGON, Myanmar -- Myanmar's military regime on Tuesday extended the house arrest of democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi, refusing to bow to international pressure of the sort that persuaded the generals to let in foreign help for cyclone victims. Suu Kyi, a Nobel peace laureate who has been detained for more than 12 of the past 18 years, had her detention extended by one year, said a government official who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the media...
Modglin, Carlyle give Rams a potent 1-2 punch (05/28/08)
SCOTT CITY -- The last two teams Scott City faced felt more comfortable walking one to face the other. Big mistake. The Rams' two seniors provide a powerful presence in the middle of the lineup that's repeatedly come up clutch this season. Ryan Modglin and Cody Carlyle are a big reason why the Rams are 21-1 and will face Hallsville in a Class 2 state semifinal today in Springfield...
Big Brown resumes training for Belmont (05/28/08)
NEW YORK -- A jog around the racetrack was all trainer Rick Dutrow Jr. needed to see before declaring Big Brown back -- and maybe better than before. "He looks like an absolute picture," a delighted Dutrow said Tuesday morning after his Triple Crown hopeful resumed training while continuing to heal from a slight crack on the inside of his left front hoof...
Oran's semifinal foe seeks revenge (05/28/08)
ORAN -- Stoutland gets a shot at redemption for one of its two losses this season. The Tigers face Oran in a Class 1 state semifinal game today at Meador Park in Springfield. The first pitch is scheduled for 10 a.m. The Eagles clipped the Tigers 3-0 in the title game of the Stoutland baseball tournament April 27. Oran coach Mitch Wood doesn't care that the teams are familiar with each other...
Notre Dame's second option (05/28/08)
Notre Dame junior Dylan Drury credits his genes for his passion for baseball. "I've been playing since I was real little," he said. "There's a pretty good history in my family. My grandpa played baseball. He was drafted when he was younger. My uncle, he's a good baseball player. I guess it's just in my family. My cousin got drafted by the Dodgers. ... This is my favorite sport and I like to play it."...
Eagle with one powerful wing (05/28/08)
ORAN -- Ask Oran catcher Caleb Seyer or Eagles coach Mitch Wood why Jayden Pobst is an effective pitcher, and they both answer with a number. 93. "He throws hard, 93," Wood said. "That makes him effective." Seyer follows suit. "For one, it helps when you throw 93 mph," the senior catcher said. "You don't see too many people around here that throw that hard. He mixes in offspeed every now and again. He throws good."...
Rams likely to face Hallsville ace today in Class 2 semis (05/28/08)
SCOTT CITY -- Senior Ryan Modglin is ready to help Scott City win a state title using both his arm and his bat. The Rams (21-1) play a Class 2 semifinal game against Hallsville (15-7) today at 4 p.m. at Meador Park in Springfield for a chance to play in the state championship game Thursday...
Missouri heads to Miami for NCAA regional (05/28/08)
COLUMBIA, Mo. — The road to the College World Series for No. 12 Missouri starts with a trip to top-ranked Miami. The Tigers (38-19) had hoped to land a spot as one of 16 regional hosts, but an up-and-down season and an early exit from the Big 12 tournament has the team headed to south Florida for the double-elimination bracket...
Rain hampers French Open for third consecutive day (05/28/08)
PARIS -- Amelie Mauresmo held her nerve and her serve when it counted Tuesday, reaching the second round of the French Open by defeating Olga Savchuk 7-5, 4-6, 6-1 in a match disrupted by rain. Mauresmo, who missed the Italian and German opens because of a rib injury, looked shaky much of her time on center court...
Nicklaus tees up modern player (05/28/08)
DUBLIN, Ohio -- Four players were having lunch in the grill room at Muirfield Village when they straightened in their chairs at the sight of Jack Nicklaus, who sat down to join them in conversation. Lucas Glover played for him and Geoff Ogilvy played against him in the last Presidents Cup. ...
Astros' Chacon gets decisive in 8-2 win against Cardinals (05/28/08)
ST. LOUIS -- Nine starts into the season, Shawn Chacon had no wins or losses. Suddenly, he's on a roll. Chacon won his second straight start after nine no-decisions to open the year and Hunter Pence had a career-best five hits in the Houston Astros' 8-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night...
Extra baggage: Pesky bagworms should be sprayed in late May or early June (05/28/08)
Over the last two to three months I have fielded the following question at least 30 times: "When is the time to spray for bagworms?" Because my standard answer is Memorial Day, and Memorial Day was two days ago, I thought I would explain why my standard answer is standard...
Meals so easy a child could make them (05/28/08)
This school year absolutely flew by. It seems like time has gone by so quickly since Christmas break. The pace at which time passes is almost scary at times, which is why we try our best to enjoy every single minute. One of those enjoyable times are the after-school clubs at our daughter's school. ...
Movie Review: 'Sex and the City' satisfies fans (05/28/08)
The clothes! The shoes! The magical depiction of Manhattan and the promise of finally finding true romance! It's like porn for women. And we haven't even gotten to the sex part of the "Sex and the City" movie yet. Fans will be thrilled to see their old friends -- Carrie, Miranda, Charlotte and Samantha -- back together and on the big screen, which makes it easier to ogle what they're wearing, of course. ...
St. Louis frets over potential loss of Anheuser-Busch (05/28/08)
ST. LOUIS -- Residents here have grown accustomed to seeing local corporations gobbled up by larger outside firms. But losing Anheuser-Busch Cos. Inc. could be the cruelest cut of all. The nation's largest brewery has long been a point of pride as a hometown attraction. The company's massive red-brick brewery here draws tourists from around the country to see the Clydesdale horse stables, brewing vats and Busch family memorabilia dating back generations...
Hazel Sauerbrunn (05/28/08)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Hazel J. Sauerbrunn, 88, of Jonesboro died Tuesday, May 27, 2008, at Jonesboro Rehab and Health Care Center. She was born Jan. 2, 1920, in Jonesboro, daughter of William Howard and Charlotte Mae Sensmeier Brown. She and Ernest Sauerbrunn were married Aug. 31, 1942, in Jonesboro...
Edward Lewis (05/28/08)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Edward Dale Lewis, 62, of Chaffee died Sunday, May 25, 2008, at his home. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee is in charge of arrangements.
Nancy Williams (05/28/08)
Nancy Joann Williams, 58, of Keokuk, Iowa, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Tuesday, May 27, 2008, at Keokuk Area Medical Center. Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.
Lloyd Schattauer (05/28/08)
Lloyd Schattauer, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, May 27, 2008, at Missouri Veterans Home. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. to time of service Friday at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. The funeral will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday at the funeral home...
Quency Tucker (05/28/08)
MOUND CITY, Ill. -- Quency L. Tucker, 48, of Mound City died Saturday, May 24, 2008, at her home. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to service time Saturday at First Missionary Baptist Church. The funeral will be at noon Saturday at the church. Massie Funeral Home in Mounds, Ill., is in charge of arrangements...
Jannie Ray (05/28/08)
Jannie Ray, 64, of Haywood City, Mo., died Monday, May 26, 2008, at the Convalescent Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born May 3, 1944, in Drew, Miss., daughter of Booker T. and Velma Moore. Ray retired from Thorngate Ltd. in Cape Girardeau in 1999. She was a member of New Morning Star Baptist Church in Haywood City and was church treasurer...
Raymond Ramos (05/28/08)
Raymond D. Ramos, 28, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, May 26, 2008, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
Ray Powell (05/28/08)
Ray Powell, 66, Jackson passed away Sunday, May 25, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 19, 1942, in Ironton, Mo., son of William A. and Marjorie J. Parker Powell. He and Barbara Rauh were married March 9, 1992, in Benton, Mo...
Charles Crader (05/28/08)
Charles W. "Jake" Crader, 68, of Jackson died Monday, May 26, 2008, at his home. He was born April 13, 1940, in Burfordville, son of Charlie W. and Recel F. Cotner Crader. He and Jean "Judy" Lawrence were married July 6, 1963. Crader joined the National Guard in 1957, serving three years. He then joined the U.S. Navy, retiring as chief petty officer in 1979. He was a member of DAV and a life member of Fleet Reserve Association...
Leona Popp (05/28/08)
Leona Henrietta Grueneberg Popp, 91, of O'Fallon, Mo., died Tuesday, May 27, 2008, at Progress West Health Care Center in St. Charles, Mo. She was born April 4, 1917, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of George and Emma Schrader Grueneberg. She and Gilbert Popp were married Nov. 17, 1942, in Cape Girardeau. He died Sept. 8, 1987...
Kadon Rogers (05/28/08)
COMMERCE, Mo. -- Kadon Riley Rogers, 3, of Commerce died Monday, May 26, 2008, in Ste. Genevieve, Mo. He was born June 5, 2004, in Cape Girardeau, son of Anthony Lee Rogers Sr. and Chrystal Lynn Chidester. Survivors include his father of Scott City; his mother of Commerce; two brothers, Landen and Anthony Rogers Jr. ...
Lena Foster (05/28/08)
Lena Opha Mabuce Foster, 94, of Springfield, Mo., died Monday, May 26, 2008, at her home. She was born Aug. 12, 1913, in Marquand, Mo., daughter of Frederick and Denny Hahn Mabuce. She and Glenn A. Foster were married Aug. 14, 1937, in Kansas City, Mo. He died May 2, 1998...
Births 5/28/08 (05/28/08)
Dawes Daughter to Michael Adrian and Lindsey Jo Dawes of Jackson, Southeast Missouri Hospital, 12:24 p.m. Sunday, May 4, 2008. Name, Ashlyn Evan. Weight, 6 pounds, 11 ounces. First child. Mrs. Dawes is the former Lindsey Walker, daughter of Jim and Sally Walker of Jackson. She is employed at Cardiovascular Consultants. Dawes is the son of Mike and Lois Dawes of Marlow, Okla...
Fire report 5/28/08 (05/28/08)
Cape Girardeau Firefighters responded to the following calls Monday: n At 10:20 a.m., emergency medical service in the 700 block of South Pacific Street. n At 8:17 p.m., emergency medical service in the 1400 block of Water Street. n At 8:33 p.m., emergency medical service in the 800 block of Morgan Oak Street...
Police report 5/28/08 (05/28/08)
Cape Girardeau The Cape Girardeau Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. Arrests n Scott B. Holyman, 30, of Corning, Ark., was arrested on three Cape Girardeau warrants for contempt of court for failure to pay fines for no operator's license, seat-belt violation and possession of a controlled substance...
Out of the past 5/28/08 (05/28/08)
25 years ago: May 28, 1983 A parade kicks off the Advance (Mo.) Centennial Celebration; other activities marking the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Stoddard County town are costume contests for youngsters and for people over 55. Gene E. Huckstep, president of the Huckstep Corp. and presiding judge of the Cape Girardeau County Court, has been elected chairman of the board of directors of Saint Francis Medical Center...
Scientific consensus on climate change (05/28/08)
As scientific evidence regarding the hazards of tobacco became overwhelming, a tobacco industry document outlined the basis for the countercampaign: "Doubt is our product, since it is the best means of competing with the body of fact that exists." Fortunately, tobacco manufacturers were unable to derail sane legislation designed to warn the public of the hazards...
Gas nightmare (05/28/08)
A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about the urgent need for Americans to prepare for $5-a-gallon gasoline. How naive and uninformed am I? Well, throw away that dated column and hang on to your hat. The "Dean of Oil Analysts" says to get ready for a prolonged period — 10 to 15 years — of $12 to $15 a gallon gasoline!...
Cash dog (05/28/08)
A K-9 dog is earning his keep in Scott County. Last September the Scott County K-9 unit assisted the Miner Police Department with a vehicle search. The dog sniffed out almost $150,000 in cash. Since the money was found to be related to illegal drug activities, it was forfeited, and Scott County's share was $59,000...
Quote is taken out of context (05/28/08)
To the editor: One of the dimmest of the dim bulbs of rightist talk radio, Sean Hannity claims over and over again that he does not take Michelle Obama's notorious statement -- "For the first time in my adult life, I am proud of my country" -- out of context. Oh, yes, he does take it out of context. Or, rather, because of the way he does it, perhaps it would be better to say that he takes context out of it...
Clinton right to stay in race (05/28/08)
To the editor: For the record, I am no Clinton, Obama or McCain fan. I do not feel that Sen. Hillary Clinton had any dark motive behind her statement, as suggested and trumped up by the pro-Obama media. The Democrats' primary process has been a circus...
Speak Out 5/28/08 (05/28/08)
Don't sell parkland I WOULD not like to see any parkland sold. We are so fortunate to have beautiful parks in Cape Girardeau County. Please do not sell parkland. Think big picture IT'S A good thing everybody doesn't have a "enjoy it while you can" attitude about driving gas-guzzling vehicles. ...
Roger and Tammy Johns Wins "Best of Show" at Texas Art Show (05/28/08)
Roger and Tammy Johns, DBA as Rotas Mosaic, formerly of Cape Girardeau and Jackson, now in Kerrville, Texas has won the "Best of Show" in their category in the prestigious 2008 Texas Art Show for their Mosaic and Tile work. The Art show, held yearly, is a juried show. It showcases 200 of the top artists and fine crafts people of Texas...
Bollinger County Bear Sighting (05/28/08)
Online Pet of the Week (05/28/08)
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