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Stories from Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Charges filed against men who alleged robbed friend in Poplar Bluff (10/08/08)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. — A pair of Georgia men were back in the Butler County jail today after felony charges were filed against them in connection with an alleged robbery of a friend at the Pear Tree Inn. Erntavious Bernard Martin, 23, of Albany, Ga., and Clayton Pierce Davis, 23, of Leesburg, Ga., were booked into jail after their arrests at 10:30 a.m. ...
Cape recycling center to begin winter hours next week (10/08/08)
The Cape Girardeau recycling drop-off facility will switch to winter hours beginning next week. The drop-off center will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays at 2007 Southern Expressway for city solid waste customers. Summer hours that include allowing for Saturday drop-offs will end this weekend. Summer hours will resume on April 4...
Sikeston residents hear about costs, requirement of establishing railroad quiet zone (10/08/08)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- City residents seem to be in favor of making Sikeston a "quiet zone" for trains passing through although there are some questions they would like to see answered first. A public hearing on the proposed quiet zone for the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad was held during the regular Sikeston City Council meeting Monday. ...
Testing the afternoon email (10/08/08)
Here's a test of the afternoon news email. There's a really neat story on our site right now that cuts to the heart of the biofuel debate. Biofuel companies throughout the Midwest are really struggling right now, including some here in Southeast Missouri. Click here to read more about it. ...
Oran man injured in crash outside Cape Girardeau (10/08/08)
An Oran, Mo., man was taken to a Cape Girardeau hospital Tuesday morning following a one-vehicle crash on Bloomfield Road, two miles south of Cape Girardeau.Michael A. Bollinger, 19, received moderate injuries when his vehicle ran off the road and overturned shortly before 7 a.m. ...
Cape man's DWI conviction upheld; sentence remanded to trial court (10/08/08)
The Missouri Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday to uphold the conviction of a Cape Girardeau man for driving while intoxicated but remanded his case for sentencing because of a change in state law reflecting how a prior and persistent DWI offender can be charged...
Cape Girardeau School District paying for tutoring of middle school students (10/08/08)
The Cape Girardeau School District will spend up to $175,000 this school year to send Central Middle School students to private tutoring sessions. The federal government requires the district to offer "supplemental services" because for three consecutive years middle school students did not meet proficiency standards in communication arts...
Area voter registration setting records (10/08/08)
Voter registrations in some Southeast Missouri counties have already set records, and prospective voters have one more day to add to the surge. Cape Girardeau County has 50,996 registered voters as of Tuesday afternoon, a number that has increased by 1,636 since the Aug. 5 primary, County Clerk Kara Clark said. That number is more than 1,000 more than the previous high point, set in 2006...
Hospital strategist writes book of tips for surviving fire (10/08/08)
Candace Quinn learned a lot about fire safety while growing up in a family of firefighters. She learned the most after escaping from her burning home in 2002. Quinn, chief strategist for Southeast Missouri Hospital, wrote a 90-page book, "I Survived a House Fire ... I Wish My Stuff Had," filled with 200 tips for homeowners...
Taking a break (10/08/08)
Title: Consultant or Employee: Position Yourself Carefully (10/08/08)
Content: Dear Sam: I currently own and run a very successful consulting business on a part-time basis. I also maintain a full-time job. My question is how do I incorporate my skills and experience gained from my own business onto my résumé. The work experience is tremendous. - Shawn...
Perryville rallies to defeat Hillsboro in three games (10/08/08)
The first game didn't go well for the Perryville volleyball team Tuesday. But the Pirates rallied to knock off Hillsboro in three games. Ava Johnson spiked 14 kills in the win as Perryville kept rolling, pushing its record to 20-7-1. Samantha Amberger added nine kills and Ashley Grogg helped out with nine digs for the Pirates...
Redhawks to conclude fall practices with series (10/08/08)
The Southeast Missouri State baseball team will conclude fall practice with its annual Steak & Beans World Series. Southeast will divide its roster for the best-of-seven intrasquad competition that features the winning team being treated to a steak dinner and the losing squad receiving baked beans...
Tigers are No. 1 in fewest penalties per game (10/08/08)
The science of fall's colors (10/08/08)
Recipe Swap: Cooling weather calls for hot meals (10/08/08)
Court upholds $8.5M polio vaccine award (10/08/08)
Stocks tumble as Wall Street worries about financials (10/08/08)
Eugene Slayton (10/08/08)
Valma Cabage (10/08/08)
Earl Winder (10/08/08)
Virginia Crockett (10/08/08)
Jessica LeGrand (10/08/08)
Richard Laird (10/08/08)
Teens go caving with conservation ‘Racers' program (10/08/08)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- Eleven teenagers traveled to Perry County, Saturday, Oct. 4, to participate in wild caving for the first time in their lives. The "Caving in Conservation" program was one of the monthly "Racers" programs offered by the Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center for 12 to 17 year olds...
Trinity Lutheran fair booth winners announced (10/08/08)
Trinity Lutheran thanks everyone who stopped at their booth at the SEMO District Fair booth. Winners of the crosses were Bambi Wheeler from Doniphan, Aaron Eaton from Scott City and Nancy Kester from Cape Girardeau.
World Duathlon Championships (10/08/08)
John Kipper competed in the Duathlon World Championships in Rimini, Italy on September 28, 2008 with 900 competitors from around the world. He joined 216 members of Team USA after qualifying in a national competition in Ohio in 2007. John received a bronze medal for coming in 3rd in his age group and was the first American to finish allowing him to proudly carry the American flag across the finish line. ...
Online Pet of the Week (10/08/08)
Passing by (10/08/08)
A tugboat passed under the Bill Emerson Memorial Bridge Sunday, as seen from the River Campus.
Covered Bridge at Burfordville, Mo. (10/08/08)
This is the covered bridge at the State Park in Burfordville, Mo.
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