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Stories from Sunday, November 9, 2008

Scouts come together for weekend camp in Jackson (11/09/08)
The soccer and football practice field at Jackson City Park was alive with Boy Scout activities Saturday for a Webelos invitational open-house camp out. The event will continue through today. About 50 Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts were there by midmorning Saturday, and more were expected to arrive throughout the day and stay for the evening camp-out. ...
Cape After Dark, Part 1: Nighttime workers offer glimpse into their lives (11/09/08)
At 5 p.m., the workday for many in Cape Girardeau ends. But for custodian Larry Lacey, it has barely begun. As assistant custodial supervisor for the evening shift at Southeast Missouri State University, Lacey oversees a staff of 21 workers from 4 p.m. to midnight Monday through Thursday and from 2 to 10 p.m. on Fridays...
SEMO offers to refund tickets to controversial play (11/09/08)
Patrons of student performances at Southeast Missouri State University's River Campus will receive refunds if they were offended by a recent play and won't see controversial offerings included in future season ticket packages. That decision, detailed in a letter from provost Jane Stephens to the Southeast Missourian that appears on today's editorial page, is an attempt to be sensitive to the community and is not an attempt at censorship, Stephens said Friday...
Cape Girardeau cancels city employee pay raises (11/09/08)
Cape Girardeau will attempt to keep its budget in balance by canceling cost-of-living increases for city workers, city finance director John Richbourg said. Memos sent to all city employees last week told them not to expect the 2 percent raises, which would have become part of their base pay Jan. 1. Instead, Richbourg said Friday, all city employees will receive a $600 one-time payment Dec. 26...
Drainage work to reduce Highway 25 to one lane (11/09/08)
Drainage work to reduce Highway 25 to one lane SCOTT COUNTY, Mo. -- Highway 25 will be reduced to one lane Monday through Friday while Missouri Department of Transportation crews perform drainage work on the southbound lane. The section of roadway being repaired is from Highway 77 to County Road 249 at Blomeyer, Mo. Weather permitting, work will take place 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. For more information, call MoDOT at 888-275-6636...
Man dies after being struck by train in Cape (11/09/08)
Man dies after being struck by train in Cape Fadedrick Holmes, 18, of Cape Girardeau died late Friday from injuries sustained after being struck by a train. According to Sgt. Barry Hovis, officers are still trying to determine why Holmes was on the tracks. ...
Review: Chilling 'Sweeney Todd' leaves violence to imagination (11/09/08)
In "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street," the actors are not only singers but the orchestra and stage crew as well. They stalk about the stage, belting out chilling ballads while balancing an instrument, all the while manipulating the single set...
Grandin fire chief walks away from head-on accident with logging truck (11/09/08)
GRANDIN, Mo. -- Authorities immediately assumed the worst when they received a call Tuesday that a pickup truck had been involved in a head-on accident with a fully loaded logging truck. Both a Ripley County ambulance and Air Evac were quickly dispatched...
Club news 11/9/08 (11/09/08)
SEMO HOG Southeast Missouri Harley Owners Group recently elected new officers for the upcoming 2008-2009 year: Steve Floyd, director; Tom Hinkebein, assistant director; Margaret Sanders, secretary/membership; Bob Moser, treasurer. Officers duties will begin Jan. 1...
Ruling in sexual harassment case sets precedent in Mo. (11/09/08)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A state appeals court awarded $3.75 million in punitive damages in a sexual harassment case that set a precedent under the Missouri Human Rights Act. The ruling from the Missouri Court of Appeals in Kansas City was unusual because the court substituted its own punitive reward amount for one determined by a trial judge...
Digital textbooks debut for some courses at MU (11/09/08)
Digital textbooks debut for some courses at MU COLUMBIA, Mo. -- In some University of Missouri classes, the big, expensive college textbook is no longer necessary. Students instead can buy and download a digital version of the textbook, which allows them to do such things as run a search for a keyword or have instant-message conversations with professors or teaching assistants. ...
Arizona boy, 8, accused of killing two, including dad (11/09/08)
ST. JOHNS, Ariz. -- Police in this small eastern Arizona community are looking into the possibility that an 8-year-old boy who is charged with killing his father and another man with a rifle had been abused, the police chief said Saturday. The boy, who faces two counts of premeditated murder, did not act on the spur of the moment, police chief Roy Melnick said...
Third Episcopal diocese splits from national church (11/09/08)
NEW YORK -- A third theologically conservative diocese has broken away from the liberal Episcopal Church in a long-running dispute over the Bible, gay relationships and other issues. The Diocese of Quincy, Ill., took the vote at its annual meeting that ended Saturday...
New York family fighting hospital over end to care for brain-dead boy (11/09/08)
NEW YORK -- A Washington hospital has asked a judge for permission to stop treating a brain-dead 12-year-old cancer patient, even though his New York parents want to keep him on life support. Motl Brody of Brooklyn was pronounced dead last week after a half-year fight against a brain tumor, and doctors at Children's National Medical Center in Washington say the seventh-grader's brain has ceased functioning entirely...
2009 Honda Fit fits pared-down budgets (11/09/08)
Here's an easy way to remember the 2009 Honda Fit. It's a Frugal, Intelligent Traveler, especially for today's pared-down households. With a starting manufacturer's suggested retail price, including destination charge, of $15,220 for a base Fit with manual transmission and $16,020 with automatic transmission, the Fit has the lowest starting price of any 2009 Honda...
Cash found in walls becomes nightmare for contractor (11/09/08)
CLEVELAND -- A contractor who found $182,000 in Depression-era currency hidden in a bathroom wall has ended up with only a few thousand dollars, but he feels some vindication. The windfall discovery amounted to little more than grief for contractor Bob Kitts, who couldn't agree on how to split the money with homeowner Amanda Reece...
Four dozen federal judgeship openings waiting for Obama (11/09/08)
WASHINGTON -- President-elect Obama will enter office with an immediate opportunity to begin shaping the federal courts by filling four dozen openings on trial and appellate courts. Federal judges, with lifetime appointments, can be a president's most enduring legacy. President Bush receives uniformly high marks from Republicans, even those who criticized him on other issues, for his selection of Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Samuel Alito...
Police: 90-year-old woman found living with three siblings' bodies (11/09/08)
EVANSTON, Ill. -- A 90-year-old woman well-liked by her neighbors apparently has been living in a house with the bodies of three siblings, one of whom may have been dead since the early 1980s, police say. Police Cmdr. Tom Guenther says the bodies were found Friday in Evanston, a Chicago suburb, after authorities were called by a senior advocate...
Parole hearing set for suspect in Hudson deaths (11/09/08)
CHICAGO -- The convicted felon suspected in the killings of the mother, brother and nephew of singer Jennifer Hudson has a parole hearing Monday and could be released if an administrative officer finds no reason to hold him. No one has been charged in the shootings, but authorities have called 27-year-old William Balfour a "person of interest."...
Bin Laden son under investigation at Cairo airport (11/09/08)
CAIRO, Egypt -- The son of al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden was questioned at the Cairo airport by Egyptian officials Saturday after his application for asylum in Spain was rejected, said an airport security official. Omar Osama bin Laden sought asylum in Spain claiming he would not be safe if returned to an Arab country. Spain said his application did not meet its requirements. Bin Laden, 27, and his wife were then sent back to Egypt, where they have lived for the past year...
U.N. accuses rebels, militia of war crimes in Congo (11/09/08)
KIBATI, Congo -- Rebels and pro-government militiamen executed civilians this week in two waves of terror that the top U.N. envoy to Congo said Saturday amount to war crimes -- highlighting the inability of undermanned U.N. peacekeepers to protect civilians...
Indonesia executes 3 for Bali nightclub bombings (11/09/08)
CILACAP, Indonesia -- Indonesia executed three Islamic militants Saturday for helping plan and carry out the 2002 Bali bombings that killed 202 people, many of them foreign tourists. Imam Samudra, 38, and brothers Amrozi Nurhasyim, 47, and Ali Ghufron, 48, were executed several miles from their high-security prison on Nusakambangan island, said Qadar Faisal, one of their attorneys...
Four children rescued from rubble of Haiti school collapse (11/09/08)
PETIONVILLE, Haiti -- Rescuers pulled four children alive Saturday from the rubble of a three-story Haitian school that collapsed on classrooms filled with students and teachers, killing at least 84 people. Emergency workers cradled the dazed children in their arms and rushed them into ambulances Saturday morning, U.N. police spokesman Andre Leclerc said...
Conservative former trader wins New Zealand election (11/09/08)
WELLINGTON, New Zealand -- New Zealanders chose a wealthy, conservative former financier Saturday to help navigate the country through the global financial meltdown, handing long-serving left-wing Prime Minister Helen Clark an election defeat. John Key, the 47-year-old leader of the conservative National Party, swept easily to power in this South Pacific country of 4.1 million people, ousting Clark's Labour Party after nine years in office...
Powerful Hurricane Paloma strikes storm-weary Cuba (11/09/08)
CAMAGUEY, Cuba -- Powerful Hurricane Paloma slammed into southern Cuba on Saturday as authorities scrambled to move hundreds of thousands of people to safer ground and protect crops on an island still reeling from two other devastating storms. Paloma made landfall near Santa Cruz del Sur as a dangerous Category 4 storm, but quickly weakened into a still-ferocious Category 3 with winds of 120 mph and torrential rains, the National Hurricane Center in Miami said...
Notre Dame boys run streak to six straight (11/09/08)
JEFFERSON CITY -- Logan Davis didn't have his best performance Saturday at the Class 3 state cross country meet, but the Notre Dame senior was a key contributor in extending the Bulldogs' success at the meet. Davis, who had been battling injuries throughout his senior season, added strep throat to the list of opponents this week. ...
Saxony boys pull double duty (11/09/08)
JEFFERSON CITY -- An incident in the final seconds of Friday night's Class 1 District 1 championship game in boys soccer looked like it might cause problems for the Saxony Lutheran boys cross country team Saturday. Senior Ross Gage, the Crusaders' top runner, was kicked in the back of his right leg as time expired in Saxony's 2-0 victory against Kennedy...
Bell City sweeps way to third place (11/09/08)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Bell City senior Codie Lancaster would have preferred to play for first place Saturday. But the four-year starter still appeared to have a great deal of fun competing in the Class 1 third-place match, which was her final match as a Cubs volleyball player...
Reischman wins Chaffee's first medal (11/09/08)
JEFFERSON CITY -- Chaffee senior Sarah Reischman started crying the moment she hit the finish line Saturday afternoon at Oak Hills Golf Center. And she still was moved to tears easily 15 minutes later. It had nothing to do with pain. Nothing to do with the chilly weather and gusty wind...
Lancaster to leave big void (11/09/08)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Bell City senior Codie Lancaster said that with standout freshman Jasmine Johnson, the Cubs have an opportunity to return to the state tournament for the next three years. "I think they can do it if they all work hard and they realize that they can," Lancaster said. "Jasmine will probably be a big part of it. If someone gets in there and sets the ball and passes the ball, I'm sure they will do really good."...
Scott City drops Class 2 title match (11/09/08)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Scott City junior Brooke Simpson knew her team was in for an enormous challenge having to play Hermann in the Class 2 title match Saturday. Simpson watched the Bearcats sweep her team in Friday's Class 2 round-robin event that determined which two schools would play in the championship match...
Central runners third in state (11/09/08)
JEFFERSON CITY -- Despite district and sectional victories the last two weeks, there was no guarantee the Central girls cross country team would get on stage to take home a trophy from the Class 4 state meet. But senior Brittany Moreland couldn't have been happier that the Tigers nabbed a third-place finish, allowing her to make the appearance on stage that she missed last year when they won the first trophy in the history of the girls program...
Second place might be just the beginning for Rams (11/09/08)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Scott City volleyball team just finished year one of a two-year plan. Scott City coach Haley Jennings made a comment right before this season began that she had a good feeling about this year's team making a run at the Class 2 title...
Southeast women take lone tuneup (11/09/08)
Southeast Missouri State's women's basketball team pulled away in the second half to win its only exhibition game. The Redhawks eased past Division III Maryville University 84-65 on Saturday night at the Show Me Center. Southeast outscored the Saints 39-26 in the final period after the Redhawks led just 45-39 at the intermission...
Redhawks wrap up preseason with lopsided win (11/09/08)
After struggling in its exhibition opener, the Southeast Missouri State men's basketball team had no problems Saturday night. Southeast closed out its two-game exhibition schedule by routing Division III MacMurray College 109-76 at the Show Me Center...
Scheible earned the start Saturday (11/09/08)
MURRAY, Ky. -- Even though Houston Lillard threw a career-high four interceptions last week, Tony Samuel didn't indicate publicly that Lillard's starting position was in jeopardy. But that wasn't the case. Lillard, Southeast Missouri State's senior quarterback, failed to start for the first time this season when the Redhawks faced Murray State...
Offense struggles in Kentucky (11/09/08)
MURRAY, Ky. -- Southeast Missouri State added some late suspense to a game the Redhawks had no business being in. But the Redhawks failed to pull off what would have been a near-miraculous win. Despite being badly outplayed on both sides of the ball and being held to a season-low 192 yards of offense, Southeast pulled to within seven points in the final five minutes...
Volleyball drops match (11/09/08)
Senior Day was not kind to the Southeast Missouri State volleyball team. The Redhawks had their five-match winning streak snapped Saturday in their final home match as Jacksonville State posted a 26-24, 27-25, 28-26 victory. Southeast (12-12, 10-6) fell from a third-place tie into fifth place in the 10-team Ohio Valley Conference. JSU (9-17, 5-11) is in eighth place...
Good deeds 11/9/08 (11/09/08)
A record 37,593 registered voters came to the polls Tuesday to cast their vote in the historic 2008 election. Joe Sherinski was at the Jackson American Legion to help. Sherinski and dozens of other volunteers and election judges worked from before sunrise to after sunset Tuesday, to help voters elect their choice for President and various state and local offices and representatives. ...
Veterans Day activities (11/09/08)
People around town have celebrated Veterans Day with activities starting today, but more are planned for Tuesday, the day dedicated to the men and women who serve and have served the United States of America. For more events, check the Southeast Missourian on Monday and Tuesday...
Bollinger County Museum to charge admission fee (11/09/08)
For a decade the Bollinger County Museum has operated without an admission fee. In response to the economy the Bollinger County Museum board feels it is necessary to charge a small admission fee due to the rising cost of exhibit construction and utilities. ...
Perryville man completes basic training (11/09/08)
Air Force Airman Richard A. Wolk-Harris has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. Wolk-Harris is the son of Stanly Harris of Perryville, Mo., and a 2008 graduate of Perryville High School. During the six weeks of training, the airman studied the Air Force mission, organization, and military customs and courtesies; performed drill and ceremony marches, and received physical training, rifle marksmanship, field training exercises and special training in human relations. ...
Veterans Affairs employee given presidential honor (11/09/08)
Lily Fetzer, originally of Mounds, Ill., director of the Veterans Affairs regional office in San Diego, was recently awarded the Presidential Rank Award by President Bush. Fetzer was one of 21 employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs to receive the honor. ...
What's happening today 11/9/08 (11/09/08)
Empty Bowls meal raises money for local food banks The Empty Bowls project hosts its yearly meal to raise money for local food banks. The program is part of a national not-for-profit that raises awareness for the hungry. The yearly meal consist of soup, bread, a drink and dessert, and diners get to take home a handmade clay bowl. ...
United Way helps families stretch every dollar (11/09/08)
The United Way of Southeast Missouri is working with many partners to tackle the financial issues facing us in the current economy. The Financial Stability Partnership was established in the spring of 2008 to discuss and develop strategies to help working families become financially stable, one of the United Way of Southeast Missouri's three primary focus areas. ...
Jerry Hahn (11/09/08)
Jerry Hahn CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Jerry L. Hahn, 73, of Chaffee died Friday, Nov. 7, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born April 10, 1935, at Whitewater, son of Leroy "Jack" and Mary M. Kinder Hahn. He and Madolyn Roberts were married Feb. 3, 2006...
Evert Jaco (11/09/08)
Evert Jaco Evert J. "Bud" Jaco, 65, of Nevada, Mo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, passed away Monday, Nov. 3, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Oct. 9, 1943, in El Paso, Texas, to Elmer E. and Mary J. Lashley Jaco. He and Jane Lanzrath were married April 10, 2008, in Nevada, Mo...
Danny Clubb Sr. (11/09/08)
Danny Clubb Sr. Danny Eugene Clubb Sr., 71, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Nov. 7, 2008, at his home. He was born July 17, 1937, in Thebes, Ill., son of Daniel Eugene and Ruby Marie Dunn Clubb. He and Mary L. Holloway Clubb were married Nov. 8, 1958, in Cape Girardeau...
Carl Long (11/09/08)
Carl Long Carl William Long, 76, passed away Friday, Nov. 7, 2008, at home. He was born Jan. 15, 1932, in Bollinger County, Mo., son of Pinkney Albert and Esther Mae (Limbaugh) Long. He and Joanna Lou Drum of Advance were married in 1954. She preceded him in death in 1968. He then married Helen Louise Heumann of Columbia, Ill., in 1977, who survives him...
Robert Blades (11/09/08)
Robert Blades Robert "Bob" Blades, 78, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Malden, Mo., died Saturday, Nov. 8, 2008, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden is in charge of arrangements.
Zelma Proffer (11/09/08)
Zelma Proffer Zelma Clodean Proffer, 92, of Oak Ridge passed away Saturday, Nov. 8, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 22, 1916, in Oak Ridge, daughter of Fredrick Carl "Fritz" and Josephine Wilke Suhr. She and Luther Marvin Proffer were married March 31, 1950. He passed away Oct. 25, 1991...
Detring - holt (11/09/08)
Meredith Dawn Detring and Jason Kyle Holt were married June 28, 2008, at New McKendree United Methodist Church in Jackson. The Rev. John Rice performed the ceremony. Organist was Linda Thompson of Jackson, and violinist was Megan Dement of Tulsa, Okla., cousin of the bride...
Barnett - Glueck (11/09/08)
BENTON, Mo. -- Jennifer Dyan Barnett and Glenn Paul Glueck were married May 10, 2008, in a sunset ceremony at Navarre Beach, Fla. Guitarist was Bill Scott, uncle of the bride, and soloist was Delain Scott, cousin of the bride, both of Poplar Bluff, Mo...
Robertson - Haynes (11/09/08)
Elizabeth Ann Robertson and Timothy Alan Haynes were united in marriage Oct. 18, 2008, at St. Mary's Cathedral in St. Louis. The Rev. Patrick Nwokoye performed the ceremony. Organist was Leann Hendrix, flutist was Amy Brookover, and soloist was Heather Tomko...
Walter - Kilby (11/09/08)
Randy and June Walter of Oran, Mo., and Marsha Biller of Scott City announce the engagement of their daughter, Stacy Walter, to Eric Kilby. He is the son of Cyndi Kilby and Mark and Rose Ann Kilby, all of Hannibal, Mo. A Nov. 15 wedding is planned at Cape Community Church...
Glueck - Kelley (11/09/08)
Roger Glueck of Arbyrd, Mo., and Raymond and Mariola Yates of Paragould, Ark., announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Jo Glueck, to Eric Adam Kelley. He is the son of Loyd and Jayne Ervin and Curtis D. "Skip" Kelley Jr., all of Cape Girardeau...
Glueck - Hess (11/09/08)
Mr. and Mrs. Dave Puchbauer of Fruitland and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Glueck of Chaffee, Mo., announce the engagement of their daughter, Shelli Marie Glueck, to Stephen Paul Hess of Whitewater. He is the son of Paul and Lynda Hess of Malden, Mo. Glueck is a 1991 graduate of Delta High School. She is a 2007 graduate of the radiology technologist program at Southeast Missouri Hospital College of Nursing and Health Sciences. She is an MRI technologist at Southeast Hospital...
Hernandez - Monroe (11/09/08)
Joe Hernandez of Bentonville, Ark., and Cathryn Pobst of Rogers, Ark., announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Marie Hernandez, to Adam Keith Monroe. He is the son of Daniel and Carolyn Monroe of Cape Girardeau. A March 21, 2009, wedding is planned...
Hecht - 60 years (11/09/08)
ALTENBURG, Mo. -- Mr. and Mrs. Milton Hecht of Altenburg celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a buffet lunch Oct. 26, 2008, at Drury Lodge in Cape Girardeau. Among the guests were their daughter, Nancy Hecht; a son, Marty (Maureen) Hecht; and a daughter-in-law, Kim Hecht, all of St. Louis; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren...
Kutscher - 40 years (11/09/08)
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Kutscher of Jackson were honored with a dinner and dance Sept. 21, 2008, at the American Legion Hall in Jackson in observance of their 40th wedding anniversary. Hosts were their sons and daughter-in-law, Timothy and Angela Kutscher of Manville, N.J., and Andrew Kutscher of St. Louis...
Fire Report 11/9/08 (11/09/08)
Cape Girardeau Firefighters responded to the following calls Friday: n At 5:08 p.m., emergency medical service on Village Drive. n At 6:35 p.m., emergency medical service in the 1500 block of Kingsbury Drive. n At 7:52 p.m., emergency medical service at East Cape Rock Drive and Menard Way...
Police Report 11/9/08 (11/09/08)
Cape Girardeau The Cape Girardeau Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. Arrests n Derick Bramlett, no age given, 610 Lafayette Place, was arrested on a Cape Girardeau warrant for failure to appear for a seat belt violation...
Out of the past 11/9/08 (11/09/08)
25 years ago: Nov. 9, 1983 Jackson city police and federal officials are looking for 25 sticks of dynamite discovered missing yesterday afternoon; an anonymous caller reported that some children, while playing in the woods off Shawnee Drive, had brought home a box containing dynamite sticks...
President-elect Obama's victory remarks (11/09/08)
Here is the text of the remarks made Tuesday night by President-elect Barack Obama in Chicago after winning the election: Hello, Chicago. If there is anyone out there who still doubts that America is a place where all things are possible, who still wonders if the dream of our Founders is alive in our time, who still questions the power of our democracy, tonight is your answer...
Senator McCain's concession speech (11/09/08)
Here is the text of the remarks made Tuesday night by Sen. John McCain in Phoenix after conceding the election: Thank you. Thank you, my friends. Thank you for coming here on this beautiful Arizona evening. My friends, we have -- we have come to the end of a long journey. The American people have spoken, and they have spoken clearly...
Refund offer for performances (11/09/08)
By Jane Stephens The season performing arts series and the River Campus have been a resounding success for Southeast Missouri State University and the Cape Girardeau community, and we thank everyone who has attended the theater, music, dance and art performances over the past year and a half. More than 35,000 people have taken the opportunity to attend some type of cultural arts event at the River Campus since its grand opening in the fall of 2008...
His & Hers: Sense and scentsability (11/09/08)
Husband-and-wife journalists Bob Miller and Callie Clark Miller use this space to offer their views on everyday issues. SHE SAID Bob has very little scentsability. I can prove it. A couple years ago, he went away on a business trip and came back with a present: some expensive body lotion from an exclusive shop. He was pleased with himself; had taken the time to sniff various samples in the shop (was the salesgirl cute, Bob?) and select the "perfect" scent for me...
Focus on the Family: Child's adoption is to be celebrated (11/09/08)
Dear Dr. Dobson: How would you go about telling a child he or she is adopted, and when should that disclosure occur? Dear Reader: First, begin talking to your toddlers about their adoption before they can understand the meaning of the words. That way there will never be a moment when disclosure is necessary. ...
River travel (11/09/08)
One of the pleasant advantages of being located on the mighty Mississippi River is the opportunity to see, on a fairly regular basis, a bit of river history in the form of visits by one of the most venerable passenger riverboats anywhere, the Delta Queen...
Speak Out 11/9/08 (11/09/08)
Holiday tipping THANK YOU to the server who let the public know we only make $3.33 an hour by law. Thank you, Southeast Missourian, for posting it in the paper as well. Now let's hope people read it and become a bit more generous with the holiday season approaching...
Fall Reflections (11/09/08)
Reflections along the trail around Tywappity Lake near Chaffee Mo.
Saxony Lutheran Soccer wins Class 1 District 1 championship title (11/09/08)
Our boys didn't get a photo in the paper when they won their district championship title on Thursday night, November 7 when they defeated John F Kennedy High School out of St. Louis in the Class 1 District 1 soccer championship game.
Celebration of Rescue (11/09/08)
This past Saturday, November, 8th was truly a red letter day for companion animals. This was the day the Petco store in Cape Girardeau opened its doors to a group of animal rescuers for the Petco National Adoption event. What set this event apart from the events of the past, was the participation of the key organizations involved in the rescue of American Pit Bull Terriers...
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