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Stories from Sunday, July 27, 2008

Cape school board to discuss budget, Schultz property (07/27/08)
The Cape Girardeau School Board will meet Monday at the administrative offices at 301 N. Clark Ave. The board will hold a special work session at 5 p.m., with the regular meeting starting at 6 p.m. Items on the agenda include approval of Schultz Property Resolution, approval of 2008 to 2009 preliminary budget, approval of memorandum of understanding for social workers, endorsement of the Show Me Scholars Initiative, approval of a resolution to prepay bonds, and naming of a facility at the Career and Technology Center.. ...
What Sunshine requests have revealed (07/27/08)
Missouri's open meetings and records act is aimed at keeping government open to the public. The so-called Sunshine Law helps those curious about campaign donations, needing information about property issues or wanting to attend government meetings...
Missteps suggest need for Sunshine Law training (07/27/08)
A 911 advisory board arrived at a recommendation without a public meeting. A park advisory board chairman took informal votes by telephone to reach a decision. A senior citizens board failed to notify the public of money being allocated. At least two government bodies held closed-door sessions to confront elected officials...
Hospital announces plan for regional cancer center (07/27/08)
Southeast Missouri Hospital will build a $33 million cancer center on its west campus, president and hief executive officer James Wente announced today. The two-level Regional Cancer Center will house a pharmacy, cafe, on-site lab, office space for physicians, resource library, pastoral care office, meeting rooms and educational and counseling services...
Sunshine Law facts and frequently asked questions (07/27/08)
According to the Missouri Sunshine Law Chapter 610.022, public records are considered open to inspection by citizens unless otherwise provided by law. The point is to allow citizens as much as access to taxpayer-funded institutions as possible. A government body may close records according to certain provisions, but Chapter 610.011 of the Sunshine Law encourages a liberal interpretation of what is to be considered public record...
More counties to get flood assistance (07/27/08)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Cape Girardeau County is among 18 more Missouri counties that will be eligible for federal assistance to recover from last month's floods. Gov. Matt Blunt announced Saturday that the Federal Emergency Management Agency had approved his request...
Former Homecomers queens gather (07/27/08)
Memories were plentiful Saturday night as 23 past Homecomers queens gathered for a recognition ceremony and reminisced about being crowned. One queen told the audience her talent at Homecomers was drawing; other queens said they sewed on stage for their crown...
List of recent documented Sunshine Law concerns between the Southeast Missourian and government bodies (07/27/08)
Date: Feb. 6 Government body: Chaffee City Council Sunshine Concern: Closed meeting confrontation to impeach the mayor, an elected official. Elected officials are not considered employees according to the Sunshine Law, and must be confronted in public...
Courthouse rededicated at Homecomers (07/27/08)
At Saturday night's rededication of the county courthouse in Jackson, Circuit Judge Ben Lewis challenged the hundreds in the Homecomers crowd to maintain a courthouse of the standard outlined by the county's residents a century ago. Lewis cited the words of then-Circuit Judge Henry C. Riley, who wrote the courthouse "is considered commensurate with the wealth, population and progress of Cape Girardeau County." The county court accepted the new courthouse July 2, 1908...
Jackson High School graduates gather for first all-school reunion (07/27/08)
Jackson High School graduating classes from through 2008 gathered Saturday afternoon for the first Jackson High School all-school reunion at the multipurpose gym on the high school campus. Sam Duncan, co-chairman of the gathering, said planning for the event began in April and that calls had been received from as far away as Minnesota and Texas...
A long wait for justice (07/27/08)
One year ago today, Michael E. Strong was slain in the living room of the Scopus, Mo., residence he shared with his girlfriend, Lisa A. Barlow. Barlow placed a hysterical phone call to 911, saying intruders had broken into the house and she'd heard them arguing loudly with Strong, followed by a gunshot. When Bollinger County officers arrived, they found Strong lying on the sofa, dead of a single gunshot wound to the head. Police could find no sign of forced entry...
Club news 7/27/08 (07/27/08)
Jackson VFW Auxiliary The Jackson Memorial VFW Auxiliary 10495 met July 10 at Riverside Regional Library in Jackson with Pauline Nitsch presiding. Scholarships were presented to Kacey Shultz, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Randy Shultz, and Kelsie Birk, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kelvin Birk. Both are 2008 graduates of Jackson High School...
Hurricane remnants pound Southwest (07/27/08)
EL PASO, Texas -- Heavy rain from the remnants of Hurricane Dolly is closing streets and flooding homes in El Paso, and is blamed for causing the death of one person in New Mexico. The Las Cruces Sun-News reported that a passenger in a sport utility vehicle was killed when the vehicle hit a large puddle and rolled over. The driver and two children were hospitalized...
Jaguar XF sedan provides change of pace (07/27/08)
The recent sale of Jaguar to a carmaker in India isn't the only sign that things are changing big time for the storied British brand. The sleekly styled 2009 Jaguar XF sedan -- the newest model -- is a decided departure from Jaguar cars that tended to rely on looks from the past...
Homeowner rescue plan passes, awaits President Bush's signature (07/27/08)
WASHINGTON -- Congress approved mortgage relief for 400,000 struggling homeowners Saturday as part of an election-year housing plan that also aims to calm jittery financial markets and bolster the sagging economy. President Bush said he would sign it promptly, despite reservations...
Fire threatening homes near Yosemite (07/27/08)
MIDPINES, CALIF. -- Authorities say a wildfire is threatening several hundred homes near the main entrance road to Yosemite National Park. Cheryl Goetz, a spokeswoman for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, said the 1,000-acre fire is burning in steep, rugged terrain along both sides of the Merced River...
Obama defends tour, says McCain shifting his way on war (07/27/08)
LONDON -- Democratic presidential contender Barack Obama brushed aside Republican criticism of his overseas trip Saturday and stood outside the famed 10 Downing Street to say that both President Bush and Sen. John McCain were moving his way on the key issues of Iraq and Afghanistan...
Sirius, XM merger approved (07/27/08)
WASHINGTON -- Sirius Satellite Radio Inc.'s $3.3 billion buyout of rival XM Satellite Radio Holdings Inc. will mean millions of subscribers will be able to receive programming from both services, while executives say it will create huge cost savings for the industry...
Small Mont. town loses 4 teens in crash (07/27/08)
DENTON, Mont. -- In rural Montana, the long roads stretch to the horizon over rolling hills covered with wheat. Drivers casually lift a hand off the wheel to greet oncoming drivers, whether they recognize the car or not. Teenagers start driving as early as 15, because it's usually a long way to where you want to go. And they almost always play high school sports, mostly because there is little else to do in a small town...
Official: Series of blasts in India kills at least 29 (07/27/08)
AHMADABAD, India -- At least 29 people were killed and 88 wounded when a series of small explosions hit the western Indian city of Ahmadabad on Saturday, an official said, a day after seven similar blasts struck a southern city. Narendra Modi, the chief minister of Gujarat state where Ahmadabad is located, said at least 16 bombs went off Saturday evening in several neighborhoods of the busy city...
Karadzic appeals his extradition to U.N. court (07/27/08)
BELGRADE, Serbia -- Serbia's state-run daily said Radovan Karadzic's lawyer has filed a last-minute appeal against Karadzic's extradition to the United Nations war crimes court in the Netherlands. Politika quoted Karadzic's attorney, Svetozar Vujacic, as saying he lodged the motion late Friday, hoping to stall the handover of his client to the tribunal in The Hague. Karadzic was captured Monday in Belgrade. He is likely to be handed over to the U.N. tribunal this week...
Report: Iran has 6,000 nuclear centrifuges (07/27/08)
Report: Iran has 6,000 uranium centrifuges TEHRAN, Iran -- An Iranian news agency reported that the country's president announced it now possesses 6,000 centrifuges used for enriching uranium. President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad made the announcement Saturday in remarks before university professors in the northeastern city of Mashhad, according to the country's semiofficial Fars news agency. ...
Investigators examine gaping hole in jumbo jet (07/27/08)
Investigators examine gaping hole in jumbo jet MANILA, Philippines -- Australian investigators on Saturday began examining a Qantas jumbo jet which had to make an emergency landing after a large hole opened on its fuselage, a Philippine aviation official said. ...
Pace eases into camp after injury (07/27/08)
MEQUON, Wis. -- Orlando Pace has frequently been the player the St. Louis Rams had to do without in training camp. So the seven-time Pro Bowl lineman has an idea what it's like for contract holdout Steven Jackson, absent for a second day Saturday. Pace missed all of two training camps and most of a third due to contentious contract negotiations, starting with his rookie season in 1997 after being the first overall pick of the draft. ...
Pujols' first HR since early July ends skid (07/27/08)
By DAVE SKRETTA The Associated Press NEW YORK -- Albert Pujols hit a two-run homer in the 14th inning for his fifth hit of the night, Skip Schumaker did him one better with a career-best six hits and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the New York Mets 10-8 Saturday to snap a season-worst five-game losing streak...
Cardinals trade Reyes to Indians (07/27/08)
CLEVELAND -- Anthony Reyes, who won Game 1 of the 2006 World Series for St. Louis, was traded by the Cardinals on Saturday to the Cleveland Indians for minor league pitcher Luis Perdomo. The 26-year-old Reyes has split this season between the Cardinals' bullpen and the starting rotation at Class AAA Memphis. The right-hander was on St. Louis' opening day roster and went 2-1 with a save in 10 relief appearances. He was placed on the disabled list in June with a sprained right elbow...
Knee Deep in horse manure: Columnists Bob Miller and Callie Clark Miller visit a former horse farm. (07/27/08)
Part III in an occasional series. By Callie Clark Miller "Wear rubber boots." "But it's dry!" "Wear rubber boots," my brother repeated. "It's been there a year. It's old, petrified. We don't need boots," I insisted. We should have worn rubber boots...
Ranch home complete with large yard (07/27/08)
This three-bedroom brick-and-vinyl ranch home in the Twin Oaks subdivision is in the Jackson School District. The lot is 100 by 130 feet and has a private backyard with opportunities to view wildlife. The two-car garage has access to the utility room, which is next to the kitchen. In inclement weather this setup offers quick access to the kitchen...
Pilgrimage for answers leads to new questions (07/27/08)
I first saw him in a taxi in Piura, Peru, dangling from the windshield of one of these horribly beat-up tiny yellow Daewoos you see by the hundreds. And then I began seeing him everywhere. He sports a long, embroidered robe like a middleweight champion and wears his hair far past his shoulders in black ringlets. He's gaunt and forlorn, more than 250 years old. Yet he's hip for his age. His sneaker line would shine patent purple with a golden swoosh...
Sharon Barrett (07/27/08)
Sharon Barrett HEYWORTH, Ill. -- Sharon Schluter Barrett, 65, of Heyworth died Saturday, July 26, 2008, at Bro Men Hospital in Normal, Ill. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Anna-Jonesboro, Ill.
The Rev. Arvil Croy (07/27/08)
The Rev. Arvil Croy BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- The Rev. Arvil Croy, 86, of Bloomfield died Saturday, July 26, 2008, at Heartland Health and Rehab in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at Morgan Funeral Home Chapel in Advance, Mo. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home...
Paul Seckel (07/27/08)
Paul Seckel Paul E. Seckel, 76, of Scott City died Friday, July 25, 2008, at his home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Emma Seabaugh (07/27/08)
Emma Seabaugh Emma Grace Seabaugh of Cape Girardeau was stillborn Friday, July 25, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was the daughter of James K. Avery of St. Louis and Amber Seabaugh of Cape Girardeau. Survivors include her parents; maternal grandparents, Bambie Rogers and Tim Seabaugh of Cape Girardeau; paternal grandparents, Kim Coco of St. ...
Robert Iver (07/27/08)
Robert Iver SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Robert F. Iver, 82, of Sedgewickville died Friday, July 25, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 23, 1925, in St. Louis, son of Charles J. and Herminia Moore Silver. He married Dorothy M. Lechner. She died Dec. 7, 1962. He then married Mary M. Berryhill on Dec. 24, 1976, in St. Louis...
Lucille Thompson (07/27/08)
Lucille Thompson OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Lucille Thompson, 91, of Olive Branch died Saturday, July 26, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 21, 1917, in Tamms, Ill., daughter of John Elvis and Bessie M. Poole. She and Lester Thompson were married Jan. 10, 1936. He died Aug. 30, 2002...
Births 7/27/08 (07/27/08)
Waller Son to Bryant W. and Francie I. Waller of Anna, Ill., Saint Francis Medical Center, 11:27 a.m. Saturday, July 19, 2008. Name, Kale Hardin. Weight, 7 pounds. First child. Mrs. Waller is the former Francie Benson, daughter of Terry Benson and Judy Benson of Capron, Ill. Waller is the son of Roger and Tina Waller of Anna. He is employed by Union Electric...
Vines - Drum (07/27/08)
Jaime Lynne Vines and Bradley Tyson Drum were married April 5, 2008, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Egypt Mills. The Rev. Kevin Olson performed the ceremony. Music was by Michael Williford of Union, Mo. A memorial candle was lit in honor of Elmer Drum by the groom and Brandy McCarty, a son and daughter, and by Angie Drum, a daughter-in-law...
Bealke - Parenteau (07/27/08)
Emily Roots Bealke and Ryan Wayne Parenteau were married July 21, 2007, at St. Anselm at the Abbey in St. Louis. The Rev. Gerard Garrison performed the ceremony. Organist was Dr. Andrzej Zahorski of St. Louis, and soloist was Gina Bishop of Laurel, Mont., sister of the groom...
LaClair - Dailey (07/27/08)
Melissa Ann LaClair and Shannon William Dailey exchanged vows July 12, 2008, at Christ Lutheran Church in Gordonville. Gary Hoffstetter performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Mark and Debbie LaClair of Marble Hill. The groom is the son of Roland and Jeannie Dailey of Dexter, Mo...
Crocker - Jaster (07/27/08)
Amanda Lee Crocker and Christopher Thomas Jaster were united in marriage June 21, 2008, at Centenary United Methodist Church. The Rev. Jeff Long performed the ceremony. Organist was Nancy Hilty and violinist was Melvin Gilhaus, both of Cape Girardeau...
Brown - Newell (07/27/08)
John E. Brown of Jackson and Willadean Brown of Cape Girardeau announce the engagement of their daughter, Julie Marie Brown, to David Wayne Newell. He is the son of David and Anna Newell of Kelso, Mo. Brown is a graduate of International Children's Ministry Institute in Litchfield, Ill. She works with children...
Johnson - Pind (07/27/08)
Kristen Dawn Johnson and Max Justin Pind announce their engagement. She is the daughter of Terri Johnson of Gower, Mo., and the late Kevin Johnson. Pind is the son of Jeffery and Marilyn Pind of Cape Girardeau. Johnson expects to receive a bachelor of arts degree from Southeast Missouri State University in December...
Morrow - Bruenderman (07/27/08)
Bill and Carol Morrow of Jackson announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Catherine Morrow, to Travis Michael Bruenderman. He is the son of Bernard and Joyce Bruenderman of Cape Girardeau. Morrow is a graduate of Notre Dame Regional High School, and is majoring in dietetics at Southeast Missouri State University. She is a dance instructor at Dance Extensions in Jackson...
Robison - Segraves (07/27/08)
Jim and Charolyn Robison of Cape Girardeau announce the engagement of their daughter, Leigh Ann Robison, to Kelley Douglas Segraves. He is the son of Georgia Segraves of Cape Girardeau. Robison is a graduate of Central High School, and received a bachelor of science degree in marketing management from Southeast Missouri State University. She is an account executive with the Southeast Missourian...
McQuay - Grimes (07/27/08)
Melba Steinbach of Cape Girardeau announces the engagement of her daughter, Pamela Jean McQuay, to David Phillip Grimes. He is the son of the late Alfred Grimes of Chicago, Laverne Grimes of Crystal Lake, Ill., and Marilouise Grimes of Denver, Colo...
Moore - Glenn (07/27/08)
Sandra Moore of Cape Girardeau and Dr. and Mrs. Richard Moore of Jackson announce the engagement of their daughter, Sara Elizabeth Moore, to Brandon Douglas Glenn. He is the son of Doug and Marlene Glenn of Cape Girardeau. Moore is a 1993 graduate of Central High School. ...
Aldaco - Enderle (07/27/08)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Mr. and Mrs. Gabriel Castro of Houston, Texas, announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy Joann Aldaco, to Scot Michael Enderle. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Enderle of Chaffee. Aldaco is working for a company of Mercedes Benz, where she is training to become an estimator...
Kracke - Sparks (07/27/08)
Larry and Jane Kracke of Jackson announce the engagement of their daughter, Paige Ashley Kracke, to Jim Sparks, both of Cape Girardeau. He is the son of Rick and Pam Sparks of Rolla, Mo. Kracke is also the daughter of the late Sherry Philip. Kracke is a 1995 graduate of Jackson High School, and a 2004 graduate of Southeast Missouri State University. She is a marketing specialist with Mississippi River Radio Group...
Miskell - Tygett (07/27/08)
John and Cathy Miskell of Cape Girardeau and Angie Miskell of Jackson announce the engagement of their daughter, Christina Miskell, to Matthew Tygett. He is the son of Anita Tygett of Cape Girardeau. Miskell is a 2000 graduate of Jackson High School, and a 2004 graduate of Southeast Missouri State University. She is a registered dietitian at SunBridge Nursing and Rehabilitation in Muscle Shoals, Ala...
Martin - 25 years (07/27/08)
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Martin of Delta celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary with a party July 12, 2008, at Delta Community Center. Hosts were their children, Ashley and Tyler Martin. The Martins were married July 9, 1983, at Whitewater United Methodist Church...
McLain - 60 years (07/27/08)
Mr. and Mrs. Roy E. McLain of Jackson observed their 60th anniversary July 3, 2008. They were married July 3, 1948, in Cape Girardeau. The McLains have two daughters, Cheryl (Bill) Hertfelder of Edwardsville, Ill., and Cathy (Mark) Davis of O'Fallon, Mo...
Gentry - 40 years (07/27/08)
Mr. and Mrs. Mike Gentry of Cape Girardeau celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary early with a weekend trip to St. Louis May 24, 2008. The trip was hosted by Mattie O'Howell, Angie (Richard) Davis and Michelle (Eddie) Pikey. Gentry and Donna O'Howell were married July 17, 1968, at Freewill Baptist Church. Their attendants were Pat Keesee Suzuki and Dick Gentry...
Fire report 7/27/08 (07/27/08)
Cape Girardeau Firefighters responded to the following calls Friday: n At 4:55 p.m., emergency medical service in the 500 block of Optimist Drive. n At 6:58 p.m., emergency medical service in the 1000 block of Locust Street. n At 7:56 p.m., emergency medical service in the 3000 block of William Street...
Police report 7/27/08 (07/27/08)
Cape Girardeau The Cape Girardeau Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. Arrests n Jeremy C. Jones, 18, 919 Pacific St., was arrested on two Cape Girardeau warrants for failure to appear for stealing and failure to appear for trespassing and on a Chaffee, Mo., warrant for failure to appear for stealing...
Love and respect are keys to good parenting (07/27/08)
Dear Dr. Dobson: Could you summarize your philosophy of child rearing in a single paragraph? What's the bottom line? Dear Reader: Let me emphasize my approach by stating its opposite. I am not recommending that your home be harsh and oppressive. ...
Picking a candidate (07/27/08)
The next governor of Missouri will be elected Nov. 4, just 15 weeks from now. But it is just nine days until the Aug. 5 primary election, which will determine the final candidates in many area and statewide races. I've donated money for the election of Ken Hulshof to be the Republican candidate for governor. ...
Fiscal responsibility (07/27/08)
As the nation's economic news continues to sour, Missouri has started its new fiscal year on July 1 in an enviable financial position: with a fund balance of $833 million. In addition, the state has been able to set aside $557 million in rainy-day reserves...
Speak Out 7/27/08 (07/27/08)
Conditional support DELTA SCHOOL District has had achievements in education. MAP scores have been increasing. But the grade school is falling apart. Teachers have some of the highest salaries in the area. The student-teacher ratio is on the decline. ...
Motocross Winner (07/27/08)
Brandt Headrick of Allenville, MO shows his first place trophies. Brandt raced 2 classes this past Saturday at Semo Raceway. He took first place in the 50open class and in the 50 7-9year old class. Congratulations Brandt and to all of the other winners! Other racers taking home 1st place were: Race Baker - 65open and 65stock Tyler Gibbons - super mini and 85cc Austin Pankey- school boy Brandon Keys- 16to24 and 125c Chuck Walters - 40+ Lawson Hardwick - 50 4-6year olds Dalton Hardwick - 125 beginner visit www.semoraceway.com (motocross)for complete race results and more 1st place photos.. ...
Motocross Racing (07/27/08)
We had a great day for racing at Semo Raceway this past Saturday. Semo is located in Blodgett, MO. The weather was good, there were no major injuries, and everyone had a great time. There were a few "bar to bar" races. That keeps everyone on the edge of their seats. We were glad to see some new faces come in to race...
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