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Cape Girardeau man pleads guilty to dealing counterfeit money (11/18/08)
Lazingo D. Washington, 20, of Scott County pleaded guilty to two felony counts of dealing in counterfeit money in federal court in Cape Girardeau Monday, according to a news release from U.S. Attorney Catherine Hanaway's office. With his plea, Washington admitted that on July 3, 2008 he met an informant in the parking lot of 802 West Gladys in Sikeston, where Washington sold the informant two counterfeit $100 bills, both with serial number DG64122812A, according to court records.. ...
Shoulder repairs to reduce parts of I-55 to one lane through Dec. 12 in Cape Girardeau, Scott counties (11/18/08)
Shoulder repairs will reduce a portion of Interstate 55 in Cape Girardeau and Scott counties to one lane through Dec. 12 while contractors perform shoulder repairs on the roadway. Repairs on the southbound lanes will be performed from Route E at Oak Ridge to Highway 60 at Sikeston, Mo.Work is scheduled to take place from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day...
Drainage work to reduce Highway 77 to one lane in Scott County (11/18/08)
Highway 77 in Scott County will be reduced to one lane today through Thursday while Missouri Department of Transportation crews perform drainage work on the roadway. This section of roadway is located from Route W at Oran, Mo., to Highway 61 at Morley, Mo. Weather permitting, work will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day....
Accident with injuries occurs at South Ellis and Elm streets (11/18/08)
Cape Girardeau police and fire departments responded to an accident at South Ellis and Elm streets shortly after 8:20 this morning. A Chrysler PT Cruiser failed to yield, striking a Cadillac. The driver of the Cadillac had to be cut out from her vehicle by the fire department.Those injured as a result of the accident were transported to St. ...
Steve & Barry's closing Thursday (11/18/08)
The Southeast Missourian has learned that Steve & Barry's at West Park Mall in Cape Girardeau is closing Thursday. In August the company announced that the store would be closing but did not have a final closing date at the time. More information will be available later at semissourian.com and in Wednesday's print edition of the Southeast Missourian...
USDA issues recall of Lean Cuisine meals (11/18/08)
Small piece of hard plastic are being blamed for the recall of some frozen chicken dinners sold under the Lean Cuisine label. Approximately 879,565 pounds of frozen chicken meals fell under the national recall order, issued by the the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service Tuesday afternoon...
Perry County couple to plead guilty to child endangerment in 4 year old's death Friday (11/18/08)
The mother and stepfather of a boy who died in 2005 from a severe infection will be in court Friday to plead guilty to three felonies. Emily Altom and Michael Altom are scheduled to go before Circuit Judge Tracy L. Storie in Rolla, Mo., where they will enter pleas on child endangerment charges. Voluntary manslaughter charges alleging that the couple was medically negligent in the death of Ethan Patrick Williams are being dropped as part of a plea bargain...
Police arrest suspect in Hanover Street shooting (11/18/08)
Cape Girardeau police made an arrest Tuesday in one of the shootings on Hanover Street that occurred the first week of November. Terrvell K. Williams, 23, of Cape Girardeau faces charges of first-degree assault, armed criminal action and unlawful use of a weapon...
Cape Girardeau woman given six years in prison, Cape man pleads guilty to drug trafficking (11/18/08)
Misty Raye Edmonds, 31, of Cape Girardau was sentenced to six years on drug trafficking convictions in federal court Monday, according to news releases from U.S. Attorney Catherine Hanaway's office. She was previously convicted on three felony counts of distributing five grams or more of cocaine base. ...
Change-of-venue costs alarm Scott County commissioners (11/18/08)
BENTON, Mo. -- When it comes to high-profile trials, a change of venue is often needed. But it's also costly. Scott County commissioners received a bill from Boone County during their regular meeting Thursday morning for jury expenses for the trial of Vincent Minner of Matthews, Mo., held earlier this year on a change of venue. The total costs were $11,010.66...
Marble Hill, Mo., man injured in one-vehicle accident (11/18/08)
BOLLINGER COUNTY, Mo. -- A Marble Hill man was injured in a single-vehicle accident Saturday evening near Patton, Mo. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at 8:48 p.m. five miles south of Patton. John P. Browning, 57, was driving his 1996 Chevrolet southbound on Route M when he failed to negotiate a curve, ran off the left side of the roadway and struck a ditch and fence...
Cape Girardeau school board discusses curriculum audit (11/18/08)
The Cape Girardeau Public School District is failing segments of students and must be more aggressive in finding ways to keep them engaged, school board members said in an unusually frank discussion Monday. The energetic conversation began when member Charles Bertrand called for a curriculum audit toward the end of the meeting. ...
Permanent stop lights to be installed at Bloomfield, Silver Springs roads (11/18/08)
For the Christmas shopping season last year, city officials installed solar-powered stop lights at the intersection of Bloomfield and Silver Springs roads to ease traffic congestion. That experiment went so well that permanent stop lights are being installed at the intersection this week...
Noranda lays off 35 employees (11/18/08)
NEW MADRID, Mo. -- Noranda Aluminum officials confirmed that 35 people were laid off at its New Madrid facility effective Nov. 1. Those terminated were chosen by seniority. Keith Gregston, president and general manager of Noranda, said the price of aluminum has dropped from $1.50 over the summer to 90 cents...
Ringing in the season: St. Andrew Mission Bells prepare for holidays (11/18/08)
If bells have a season, it may be winter, specifically the days leading to Christmas. This season, one of Cape Girardeau's newest handbell choirs, the St. Andrew Mission Bells, will celebrate the holiday along with its own one-year anniversary. The group formed in the summer of 2007 but performed its first concert in December...
Jackson funeral home gets nod to build crematorium (11/18/08)
With little opposition and a unanimous vote from the Jackson Board of Aldermen, McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson on Monday was granted permission to build a crematorium. The new facility, which needs a air pollution permit from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, would be the only funeral-home operated crematorium in Cape Girardeau County. Wilbert Vault Co., a supplier of funeral vaults, operates a crematorium at its facility off East Jackson Boulevard...
Cape Girardeau man accused of dogfighting to stand trial this week (11/18/08)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. --A former Dexter resident charged in connection with an October 2007 dogfighting raid near Dudley, Mo., will stand trial later this week. Jessey Don Short, 32, of Cape Girardeau was arrested Oct. 21, 2007, and faces five charges of felony dogfighting...
Cow causes early morning accident on Interstate 55 near Oak Ridge (11/18/08)
A Tennessee man was injured early this morning after his vehicle avoided a cow on Interstate 55 near Oak Ridge.Shelby G. Gatewood, 48, of Dyersburg, Tenn., was traveling southbound near mile marker 113 on Interstate 55 when a cow ran onto the median at around 3 a.m., according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol crash reports website. ...
Cape County awards insurance contract to Versailles, Mo. firm (11/18/08)
Cape Girardeau County commissioners awarded the Versailles, Mo.-based Teeple Insurance Co. a contract for bond insurance. The county will pay $10,503 per term for the sheriff, assessor, treasurer, coroner and public administrator. The terms of office expire in 2012...
Drew Peterson meets with divorce attorney (11/18/08)
CHICAGO -- Drew Peterson, the former Bolingbrook police sergeant under investigation in the disappearance of his fourth wife, has met with a prominent divorce lawyer, his attorney said Monday. Drew Peterson met with attorney Jeffery Leving sometime after the one-year anniversary of Stacy Peterson's disappearance "to get information to find out what his rights and obligations are," said Joel Brodsky, who represents Peterson in the disappearance investigation and on a felony gun charge...
Study: 2/3 of Mo. smokers want to quit in 6 months (11/18/08)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A Missouri health department study shows that nearly two-thirds of smokers want to quit in the next six months, with nearly 80 percent believing that they can stop at some point. The Department of Health and Senior Services' study, made public Monday, found that smokers in Lincoln County just outside St. Louis had the strongest desire to quit in six months. Eighty percent have set that goal...
Veterans groups seek help for Mo. soldier (11/18/08)
ST. LOUIS — Spc. Glenn Barker is trying to recover after suffering a traumatic brain injury while serving in Iraq, the death of his 15-year-old son earlier this year, and flood damage that left his home uninhabitable. On Monday, the American Legion Heroes to Hometowns program and the Missouri Veterans Commission asked for the public's help to raise $63,000 to help Barker. ...
Plant closing, tax loss leaves school district uncertain (11/18/08)
CLARKSVILLE, Mo. -- The school district that serves Clarksville, Eolia and surrounding countryside enjoys low class size, a reputation for excellence and an impressive record of voter financial support. But the Clopton Pike County school district is bracing itself for a half-million-dollar tax revenue loss when Holcim Inc. shuts down its cement plant north of Clarksville early next year...
Obama, McCain bury campaign at meeting (11/18/08)
CHICAGO -- No longer foes but not yet allies, president-elect Barack Obama and John McCain buried their campaign in public smiles and searched for common ground in private Monday, discussing possible collaboration on climate change, immigration, Guantanamo Bay and more...
Citigroup planning for leaner future, will cut 53,000 jobs (11/18/08)
NEW YORK -- Citigroup, seen by many as the sickest Wall Street bank, will make some of the most severe cuts in the history of U.S. business -- 53,000 jobs -- as it tries to slash costs and get back to basics before it's too late. The cuts, which will leave Citi about 20 percent smaller, are the latest step in a remaking of the American banking landscape since the financial meltdown, a process that has included the demise of long-standing investment houses and the conversion of others into commercial banks.. ...
Aid prospects dim for U.S. carmakers (11/18/08)
WASHINGTON -- Prospects darkened Monday for the $25 billion bailout that U.S. automakers say they need to get through December. Though all sides agree that Detroit's Big Three carmakers are in peril, battered by the economic meltdown that has choked sales and frozen loans, the White House and congressional Democrats are headed for stalemate over the government money that might go toward helping them...
Astronauts attach crate of 'goodies' to space station (11/18/08)
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- Astronauts hitched a giant shipping crate full of home improvement "goodies" to the international space station Monday, an important step toward boosting the population in orbit. It was the first major job for the crews of the linked space station and space shuttle Endeavour, and highlighted their first full day together...
Somali pirates hijack tanker loaded with oil (11/18/08)
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Somali pirates hijacked a Saudi supertanker loaded with crude hundreds of miles off the coast of East Africa, defeating the security web of warships trying to protect vital shipping lanes. Never before have the bandits seized such a large ship so far out to sea. Maritime experts warned the daytime attack, reported Monday by the U.S. Navy, was a sign of the difficulty of patrolling a vast stretch of ocean key to oil and other cargo traffic...
NFL Dawson's 56-yard FG lifts Browns to win (11/18/08)
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- Turns out the Cleveland Browns aren't quitters after all. And they have Phil Dawson to thank for this wild win. Dawson capped a five field-goal outing by hitting a career-long 56-yarder with 1:39 remaining to secure the Browns' 29-27 win over the reeling Buffalo Bills on Monday night. Cleveland (4-6) snapped a two-game skid and rallied to avoid wasting a 13-point lead for a third straight time...
Pujols wins his second NL MVP (11/18/08)
NEW YORK -- Albert Pujols views MVP voting a little differently these days. "You have to consider everything. You have to put all the numbers together," the St. Louis star said Monday after powering past Philadelphia slugger Ryan Howard to win the award for the second time...
Cards say no hurry for Pujols extension (11/18/08)
ST. LOUIS -- This time next year, the St. Louis Cardinals might be interested in opening talks on another longterm contract with Albert Pujols. After Pujols won his second NL MVP award Monday, general manager John Mozeliak said there was no particular hurry. The 28-year-old Pujols has two years remaining on a seven-year, $100 million deal he signed in 2004, and the Cardinals have an $11 million option for an eighth year through 2011...
Guard duty for Beck (11/18/08)
Bianca Beck never expected to receive so much early playing time. But Beck is appreciative of the opportunity she's received with the Southeast Missouri State women's basketball team. Beck, a freshman point guard from St. Louis, likely will receive her second straight start to open the season tonight when the Redhawks host Central Arkansas...
Losses, injuries mount on Rams (11/18/08)
ST. LOUIS -- After an inspiring start under new coach Jim Haslett, the St. Louis Rams are back to rock bottom. They're running out of bodies, too. Offensive tackle Orlando Pace will be sidelined two to four weeks with a knee injury sustained in a 35-16 loss at San Francisco that was not nearly as close as the score indicated. ...
BLUES HOCKEY McDonald breaks leg during loss to Canadiens (11/18/08)
ST. LOUIS -- St. Louis center Andy McDonald is expected to be sidelined eight weeks after breaking his left leg during a 3-2 shootout loss to the Montreal Canadiens on Sunday. Blues coach Andy Murray said Monday that McDonald was hurt when he crashed into the corner boards late in the first period...
Mavs owner Cuban charged with insider trading (11/18/08)
WASHINGTON -- Federal regulators on Monday charged Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban with insider trading for allegedly using confidential information on a stock sale to avoid more than $750,000 in losses. Cuban disputed the Securities and Exchange Commission's allegations and said he would contest them...
Health calendar 11/18/08 (11/18/08)
Today n Arthritis and fibromyalgia education series: noon in the Health and Wellness Center conference room 1. "Healthy Lifestyles for Those With Rheumatoid Arthritis and Lupus" is a free educational program. To register, call 331-5880 or 888-216-3293...
Light therapy can help relieve seasonal affective disorder (11/18/08)
Claire Gliddon is usually a cheery sort — downright perky, even. Get her talking about her charity work with Project Linus, which provides blankets to needy children, and she gets as excitable as a child herself. Yet the 52-year-old Fair Oaks, Calif., resident also has these moods, these bouts of sluggishness and ennui, that must be acknowledged and overcome...
Reduce adverse drug effects with these tips (11/18/08)
Do you regularly use over-the-counter medication to treat your headaches and allergy problems? If so, be mindful of the potential adverse side effects, and food-drug or drug-drug interactions. The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) recommends knowing the ingredients found in prescription drugs if you're taking them along with over-the-counter drugs, including vitamins and antacids...
Study: Vitamin C or E pills do not prevent cancer (11/18/08)
Vitamin C or E pills do not help prevent cancer in men, concludes the same big study that last week announced finding these supplements ineffective for warding off heart disease. The public has been given good and bad news about vitamins, much of it from test-tube or animal studies and hyped manufacturer claims...
Michael Jackson sued by Arab sheik in U.K. court (11/18/08)
LONDON -- The son of an Arab monarch took the King of Pop to court Monday, charging that Michael Jackson took $7 million as an advance on an album and an autobiography that he never produced. Attorneys for Sheik Abdulla bin Hamad Al Khalifa say their client paid Jackson expenses as an advance on the book and joint recording project with the sheik, who is an amateur songwriter. Jackson claims the money was a gift...
Health briefs (11/18/08)
Physicians Network credentialing continues at Saint Francis Two local physicians have been credentialed by M. D. Anderson Physicians Network through Saint Francis Medical Center to provide patients access to evidence-based cancer treatment guidelines developed by the nation's leader in cancer care...
Women in business 2008: Southeast Missouri businesswomen's success stories (11/18/08)
City of residence: Cape Girardeau Name of business: Offices Unlimited, Inc. Years in business: 20 years total, 9 as a self-employed owner Education/career background: High school, plus one year of college...
Business licenses (11/18/08)
Business licenses issued in Cape Girardeau during the month of October include the following: All Star Pest Control, 3125 Mimosa Baisch & Skinner, Inc., 241 S. Sprigg St. JJab Studios, 1217 N. Kingshighway 225 Pink Galleon Billiards & Games, 2106 Wiliam St. 400...
Business briefs (11/18/08)
New coffee shop in Jackson A new coffee shop, Coffee and Confections, opened in mid-October in Jackson. The business serves gourmet coffees, herbal teas and baked goods. Diabetic and low-fat foods are offered, as well. Wi-fi access is available...
Business calendar (11/18/08)
Tuesday, Nov. 18 Cape Girardeau: Business After Hours with the Cape Girardeau Area Chamber of Commerce, 5 p.m. at Port Cape Girardeau, 19 N. Water St. in Cape Girardeau. Thursday, Nov. 20 Jackson: Tourism Meeting, 8:30 a.m. in the Jackson Chamber Conference Room...
Business updates (11/18/08)
Buffalo Wild Wings to open in Farmington FARMINGTON, Mo. — A new Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant is set to open on Dec. 7 at 615 Maple Valley Drive in Farmington, Mo. This will be the fifth location for owner Bill Zellmer, who also operates restaurants in Cape Girardeau, Sikeston, Mo., Poplar Bluff, Mo., and Carbondale, Ill...
Tax liens (11/18/08)
Stoddard County Tax liens and lien discharges recorded at the office of Kay Asbell, recorder of deeds, during the month of October are filed by the Missouri Department of Revenue, except as indicated by IRS designation. For more information, contact the recorder's office at (573) 568-3444...
Women at law: Local female attorneys speak out about working in the male-dominated legal field (11/18/08)
A 2006 American Bar Association report found that in 2000, women made up 47 percent of law students --- and only 27 percent of attorneys. By 2004, women represented 49 percent of all law students, but still, men continue to dominate the career field. Two Southeast Missouri attorneys share their thoughts on life, law, and being a woman...
Bankruptcies (11/18/08)
Bankruptcies filed through October for the Southeastern Division of the Eastern District of Missouri's U.S. Bankruptcy Court are listed below with their corresponding case number. The Southeast Division includes the counties of Bollinger, Butler, Carter, Dunklin, Madison, Mississippi, New Madrid, Pemiscot, Perry, Reynolds, Ripley, Scott, Shannon, Stoddard and Wayne. Court is held in Cape Girardeau...
Charitable crunch: Will economic downturn trickle down to Southeast Missouri charities during their most profitable time of year? (11/18/08)
Local charities are facing the reality that cash-strapped donors don't have as much to give during this Christmas season. "I'm very concerned with the local, regional and statewide government situations," says Major Ben Stillwell of the Cape Girardeau Salvation Army. "In the 28 months since I've worked here, this is the worst I've seen the economy locally. With all the foreclosures and the prices of gas and food,...
Development news (11/18/08)
Ste. Genevieve adds welcome banners STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo. — Visitors to Ste. Genevieve, Mo., will now be welcomed with colorful banners located along Center Drive and Fourth Street, thanks to a cooperative project involving the Ste. Genevieve Chamber of Commerce, the operators of the local license office, and Eric Scott Leathers...
The wage debate: Pay disparities between men and women remain widespread in the United States (11/18/08)
More women than ever — 47 percent — are now in the workforce. Even among married couples with children, 63 percent have both a husband and wife working outside the home. More women are also filling upper-level professional and management positions, as well as jobs primarily occupied by men...
Saint Francis named No. 4 of 100 Best Places to Work (11/18/08)
Saint Francis Medical Center has been named No. 4 on Modern Healthcare magazine's 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare – no other Missouri hospital was in the top 20. "I am extremely proud of the Saint Francis family," said Steven C. ...
Names in the news (11/18/08)
USA Drug to sponsor Grief Support PARK HILLS, Mo. — The New Beginnings Grief Support Group has a new sponsor. As facilitator Kathy Grogan accepted a job with USA Drug as its community care coordinator, her former employer, Boyer Funeral Home, agreed to allow the sponsorship to move with her...
Renovations at Cape Girardeau public library nearly complete (11/18/08)
Director Betty Martin expects her nearly completed public library to be nothing less than "wonderful." Completion is tentatively set for Feb. 3, with opening expected in March. The library has been housed in a temporary location at 301 S. Broadview since October 2007, and construction at 711 N. Clark began in November of that year. The project includes renovating the old library and adding a new section...
Ernest Weiss (11/18/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. — Ernest E. Weiss, 74, of Perryville died Monday, Nov. 17, 2008, at his home. He was born Aug. 6, 1934, in Perry County, son of Rudolph and Bertha Metzger Weiss. He and Rosemary Flora Weisbrod were married June 11, 1955. Weiss began in 1952 as a roofing contractor with AALCO Roofing Inc. ...
Ambrose Elfrink (11/18/08)
ORAN, Mo. — Ambrose Elfrink, 83, of Montgomery City, Mo., died Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2008, at New Florence Nursing and Care Center in New Florence, Mo. He was born April 21, 1925, in Oran to Benjamin John Elfrink and Christina Beel Elfrink. He and Bessie Marie Cobb were married Nov. 12, 1952. She died Oct. 29, 1990. He and Velma McClelland Carr were married Aug. 17, 1991. She died March 16, 2006...
Dorris McAllister (11/18/08)
Dorris Jeannette Rauth McAllister, 86, of Cape Girardeau passed away Saturday, Nov. 15, 2008, in her home at Saxony Village. She was born March 9, 1922, in Carthage, Mo., daughter of Loraine Edward and Mary Austin Shanks Rauth. She and William C. McAllister Jr. were married Jan. 20, 1945, in Cape Girardeau. He passed away Jan. 26, 1983, in Richardson, Texas...
Divola Walberg (11/18/08)
SIKESTON, Mo.— Divola Walberg, 98, of Sikeston died Monday, Nov. 17, 2008, at Clearview Nursing Center. She was born June 15, 1910, in Matthews, Mo., daughter of William Lottie and Ida M. Black Phillips. She and Ernest Cox were married Dec. 16, 1924. She and Arthur O. Walberg were married June 21, 1969. He died in 1981...
Clarence Lasley Jr. (11/18/08)
DONGOLA, Ill. — Clarence Lasley Jr., 77, of Mounds, Ill., died Sunday, Nov. 16, 2008, at his daughter's home in Dongola. He was born March 20, 1931, in Vienna, Ill., son of William C. Lasley Sr. and Ruby Wilson Lasley. He married Sarah Theressa McLean, who preceded him in death...
Norma Chamness (11/18/08)
ANNA, Ill. — Norma J. Chamness, 72, of Davenport, Fla., formerly of Anna, died Friday, Nov. 7, 2008, at Good Shepherd Hospice House in Auburndale, Fla. She was born Nov. 13, 1935, in Seward, Neb., daughter of Leonard J. and Tempest Dwinell. She married Fred Chamness May 17, 1957, in Anna...
Idell Baert (11/18/08)
CHAFFEE, Mo. — Idell Baert, 90, of Chaffee passed away Monday, Nov. 17, 2008. She was born Aug. 26, 1918, at Scopus, Mo., to the late John and Frances Welker Hanners. Idell and Robert A. Baert were married July 11, 1942. He preceded her in death May 10, 1991...
Tommy Wright (11/18/08)
CHAFFEE, Mo. — Tommy Lee Wright, 50, of Chaffee died Sunday, Nov. 16, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 17, 1958, in Glendale, Calif., son of John Thomas and Marjorie Bernice Berry Wright. He and Karen Elaine Engelhardt were married March 29, 1980...
Bertha Garrett (11/18/08)
Bertha Mae Garrett, 82, of the Lutheran Home died Friday, Nov. 14, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was formerly of Benton, Mo. She was born July 4, 1926, in Boonville, Miss., daughter of Will and Bertha Mae Garrett Yarber. She and Thomas Garrett were married July 5, 1956, in Corinth, Miss. He died June 1, 2001...
Leland Lewis (11/18/08)
ADVANCE, Mo. — Leland James Lewis, 88, of Advance died Saturday, Nov. 15, 2008, at Advance Nursing Center. He was born March 31, 1920, at Leora, Mo., son of William "Bug" and Mary Della Deck Lewis. Lewis had worked at Goodyear Tire in Memphis, Tenn., Alton Steele in Alton, Ill., and Mount Vernon Sanatorium Hospital in Mount Vernon, Mo...
Mike Roach (11/18/08)
ANNA, Ill. — Mike Roach, 60, of Anna died Friday, Nov. 14, 2008. He was born Oct. 19, 1948, in Anna, son of Roy and Mary Coats Roach. He and Patricia Timms were married June 19, 1970, in Jonesboro, Ill. Roach served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War...
Stephen Pleasant (11/18/08)
Stephen Pleasant Stephen Pleasant, 52, of Southaven, Miss., died Nov. 15, 2008, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Southaven. Survivors include his wife, Paula Pleasant, two sons, Jason Pleasant and Will Pleasant; a daughter, Stephany Pleasant; two brothers, David Pleasant and Rusty Pleasant of Texas; a sister, Lisa Anderson of Memphis, Tenn.; and a grandson...
Births 11/18/08 (11/18/08)
Roth Daughter to Jason Scott and Tracy Duane Roth of Chaffee, Mo., Saint Francis Medical Center, 6:31 a.m. Monday, Nov. 3, 2008. Name, Carly Diane. Weight, 5 pounds, 3 ounces. Mrs. Roth is the former Tracy Kluesner, daughter of Gary and Sue Kluesner of Chaffee. She is a technician at Perry County Dialysis Center. Roth is the son of Vernon and Janet Roth of Cape Girardeau. He is a salesman at Ford Groves...
St. Mary Cathedral School (11/18/08)
A Honor Roll 4th grade — Noah Arnzen, Raymond Boos, Ashlyn Brown, Lily Dohogne, Alleigh Emmendorfer, Elizabeth Keene, Dillon Landewee, Calli Nanney, Michael Rosenquist, Tariq Said, Courtney Schlosser, Blake Seesing, Savanah Seyer, Nick Wiesner...
Jefferson Elementary School (11/18/08)
A Honor Roll 4th grade — Emily Bagby, Dallas Buchanan, Rebekah Garner, Madison Hankins, Sky Miller, Cassie Musgrave B Honor Roll 4th grade — Tyler Banks, Breonna Braswell, Baylee Doughton, Keira Grisgby, Jylyn Harris, Abby Hoxworth, David Jones, Marty McLeary, Heaven Myers, Justice Oats, Collin Smith, Kayoee Stinnett-Robinson, Kirstin Weinzetl, Kiana Winters...
Blanchard Elementary School (11/18/08)
A Honor Roll 4th grade — Tomas Concho, Adriano Grim, River Ketcherside, Christian Mink, Madison Sitzes, Amanda Stricker, Ella Valleroy B Honor Roll 4th grade — Gabrielle Desrosiers, Nakia Doughty, Keevin Dyke, Zachary Grissom, Alex Martin, Destiny Minor, Clayton Sides, Tyler Swanks, Katy Wikel...
Delta Elementary School (11/18/08)
Kindergarten — Kaya Carroll, Colby Crader, Lauren Crutsinger, James Givens, Seth Hubbard, Mason Keys, Emily Landewee, Dale Lincoln, Katelyn Lunsford, Kaiden Estes, Danielle Thomas 1st grade — Ryan Birkman, Coley Blattel, Jonathan Bond, Alan Canady, Grant Coomer, Morgan Crutsinger, Ashgen Dozier, Chloe Hamilton, Anna Hanselman, Cayla Kelley, Devin Lesch, Logan Rhodes, Sarah Robinson, Andrea Slinkard, Isaiah Thomas, Colton White...
Immaculate Conception School (11/18/08)
A Honor Roll 4th grade — Taylor Allen, Shannon Beussink, Samantha Brennan, William Gibbs, Gus Guilliams, Kyle Kester, Camren Mirgeaux, Emerson Outman, Landen Pehle, Easton Wyatt, Allie Ziegler 5th grade — Clinton Gaskill, Elizabeth Gibbs, Madison Heisserer, Mitchell Heisserer, Ira Holcomb, Tyler Nenninger, Renee Peters, Tyler Schumacker, Megan Sprengel...
Kelly Middle School (11/18/08)
A Honor Roll 6th grade — Shelby Beggs, Kara Heeb, Tyler Holt, Kobin Kempe, Jacob Riley 7th grade — Rebecca Deason, Hayley Hutson, Mikayla Jackson, Jerrod Lynn, Jade Rampley, Devon Romine, Kelsey Schmidt, Kamren Smith, Ryan Smith, Trey Walker, Lena Watkins, Breanna White, Audrey Wilkerson...
Cape Christian School (11/18/08)
A Honor Roll 4th Grade — Jay Green, Calli House, Bailey Janota, Rachael Koehler, Caitlyn Limbaugh, Sarah Pecord, Paeton Outman, Caroline Rollins, Zoe Schumer, Katelyn Smith, Kaylee Taylor 5th Grade — Hannah Braswell, Davis Deimund, John Paul Goodman, Michael Harris, Audry Helms, Paris Johnson, Ethan Mirgeaux, Clayton Monia, Macie Wallace, Megan Westcott...
Nell Holcomb School (11/18/08)
A Honor Roll 6th grade — Brandi Bertrand, Riley Duncan, Jeremiah Halter, Hayden Lynn, Ryan May, Ali Norder, Abbie Sinn, Megan Wadley 7th grade — Julie Bollinger, Forest King, Kadie Orenstein, Dylan Wachter 8th grade — Daniel Bollinger, Jacob Schenimann, Jason Welker...
Chaffee Elementary School (11/18/08)
3rd grade — Hallie Bollinger, Kallie Brewer, Cheyene Cathey, Mattison Cline, Lane Dunning, Gabe Henson, Kelly Lautner, Alyssa Lunsford, Jace Russom, Seth Seyer, Tyler Whistler. 4th grade — Isaac Bedwell, Brooklyne Burton, Jaylynn Cabaniss, Kerri Cannon, Dawson Copeland, Nadia Day, Ricky Dennis, Ryan Holderfield, Sydney Kelso, Justin Lovelady, Aaron Medlin, Kody Olsen, Cody Pepple, Anna Sadler, Jordan Walker, James Wallace, Brandon Wiley...
Clippard Elementary School (11/18/08)
A Honor Roll 4th grade — Jacob Camp, Katherine Carns, Natalie Davis, Emily Deason, Madilyn Dunn, Madison Dush, Madalyn Gutierrez, Emily Hiatt, Logan Hunt, Katie Kinder, Dylan Kyle, Trenton Leimer, Marisol Morales, Michael Morrison, Makenzie Reeves, Bennett Robinson, Alicia Stull, Steven Sundstrom, Luke Wilson, Takymbra Williams...
Oak Ridge Elementary (11/18/08)
4th grade — Madison Mewhirter, Beth Mize, Brynn Myers, Katelyn Oehl, Olivia Ruiz, Maci Schamburg, Jarett Seabaugh, McKenzie Slinkdard. 5th grade — Jessica Hahs, Shianna Hengl, Madison LeGrand, Ashley Lemonds, Tessa Mangels, Abigale Matthews...
Oran Junior and Senior High (11/18/08)
12th grade — Brooke Carlyle, Jake Carter, Natalee Glastetter, Ashleigh Green, Crysten Heisserer, Sierra Holdiness, Brittany Landewee, Kirstie Mangels, Rachel Moore, Erica Morrow, Kurt Rendleman, Jasmine Tilley, Logan Todt 11th grade — Shane Andersen, Bethany Asmus, Tori Caldwell, Cody L. Dirnberger, Taylor Irwin, Gabe Kielhofner, Mac McConnell, Austin Nenninger, Joseph Sauceda, Claire Seyer, Clayton Shoemaker, Shelby Unger...
St. Augustine School (11/18/08)
A Honor Roll 4th grade — Sierra Delrosa, Adrianna Landewee, Savannah McDowell 5th grade — Alex Bradshaw, Madeline Essner, Stephanie Jansen, Shiloh Kirn, Christina Scherer, Anne Ziegler 6th grade — Carson Freeman, Caleb Jansen, Christian Job, Evan Keesee, Nathan Klipfel, Jacob LeGrand...
Woodland Elementary School, first quarter (11/18/08)
A Honor Roll 2nd grade: Wyatt Allen, Alexis Allhands, Zebin Andrews, Brianna Arnzen, Taylor Bolin, Dalton Boyer, Jacob Byland, Heather Clowes, Destiney Henson, Gracie Huffman, Mariah Jordan, Nathan Kaminskas, Hunter Kell, Aidan King, Paige Kozicky, Shaina Lape, Lainey Long, Ashley Matheney, Jared Merrell, Johna Pruitt, Hailey Rhodes, James Ricketts, Kaitlin Ritter, Wyatt Rouggly, Karson Skinner, Karsten Sowers, Braydon Sparks, Katelyn Wall, Britni Zajicek...
Scott City Middle School (11/18/08)
High Honor Roll 5th grade — Isabella Bowers, Matthew Cundiff, Samantha Hebrock, Leslie Job, Alexis Jones Paige, McNeely, Lauren Pritchard, Hannah Shemonia, Joshua Thomas. 6th grade ¿— Lauren Bollinger, Levi Buckner, Devon Gramlisch, Elizabeth Hensley, Carly Howell, Voctor Scouten, Cheyanne Shipman...
Leopold Junior and Senior High (11/18/08)
A Honor Roll 7th grade — Sydney Eeftink, Casey Graham, Kacie Hampton 8th grade — Katie Eftink, Joseph Elfrink, Shelbee Miller, Ryan Thiele, Allison Woodfin 9th grade — Matt Brotherton, Lacey Duckworth, Emily Elfrink, Ashley Keim, Seth Landewee, Ben Seiler...
St. Vincent De Paul Parish School (11/18/08)
A Honor Roll 4th grade — Lindsay Peters, Austin Van de Ven, Claudia Price, Annie Martin, Garrett Siebert, Lindsay Parker, Julia Kohlfeld, Christopher Huckstep, Sam Mocherman, Peyton Pfeiffer, Hunter Miller, Sylvia Kolda, Maddie McClintock, Faith Essner, Destiny Bruenderman, Jack Essner...
South Elementary School (11/18/08)
A Honor Roll 4th Grade — Cana Bles, Molly Brown, Kyle Bryant, Katie Christian, Ashley Cisco, Ana Compton, Camille Dovin, Jaeden Durbin, Madison Earnheart, Anna Estes, Nicholas Freeman, Jack Gard, Caleb Gilbert, Liam Gray, Courtney Hahs, Alicia Hanners, Chris Hindman, Skyler Hornbeack, Jarrett Hutchison, Abby Jackson, Allison Karleskint, Abby King, Jeffrey Kirkley, Emily Ladd, Dillon Lang, Katlyn Lawrence, Ryan Malone, Rudy McClellan, Emily McRoberts, Thomas Moss, Allison Nispel, Randa Norman, Addison Puls, Rachel Rhodes, Alexis Ruch, Clayton Simmons, Theran Slinkard, Emily Smith, Tatum Smith, Nicole Sotak, Carson Stroup, Makayla Tarpley, Samantha Tilley, Brittany Ussery, Eion Vaughn, James Robert Ward, Ethan Watkins, Savannah Watson, Casey Webb. ...
Scott City Elementary School (11/18/08)
A Honor Roll 3rd Grade — Kaylea Bard, Alyssa Campbell, Camryn Daniels, Lexi Hennecke, Colleen Kenney, Gracie Kern, Lacey Lange, Bailee Lathum, Schaun Schwausch, Katie Smith, David Smith, Dakota Talley, Madison Thompson, Hunter Walker...
Alma Schrader Elementary School (11/18/08)
A Honor Roll4th grade — Ethan Arnn, Lindsay Bradshaw, Bashir Brimah, Jordan Collins, Amy Dai, Skylar Deimund, Caitlyn Dumey, Brady Hendershott, Nia Johnson, Bennett Kidd, Spencer Kidd, Hannah McGill, Alyssa Ogle, Elizabeth Orr, Jackie Roth, Gavin Sample, Keegan Stout, Levi Strickland, Ben Strong, Drew Thatcher, Rachel Thornsberry, Sydney Tollison, McKenzie Umfleet, Elizabeth Ustinov, Ellen Wang...
West Lane Elementary (11/18/08)
A Honor Roll 3rd Grade — Blayne Adams, Josh Anello, Kendyll Brown, Hailey Coates, Trevor Davis, Alexis Dowdy, Nick Dunn, Beth Goehman, Kailey Hess, Charlee Hounihan, Bailey Huff, Zoe Huff, Amy Justis, Ariana Kroninger, Adrienne LaFentres, Riley LaPlant, Kaci McClanahan, Myra Mezo, Cheyenne Poirrier, Alex Rodman, Ryleah Ruebel, Abigail Sadler, Samuel Sammut, Lindsey Snyder, Dominique Unterreiner, Lance Upchurch, Alissa Wiggins, Anna Yancey,...
Eagle Ridge Christian School (11/18/08)
A Honor Roll 1st grade — Matthew Blunt, Haley Brazel, Austin Estes, Abbey Heisserer, Micah Herron, Bradley Hess, Al'Lexia Kluttz, Hudson McVay 2nd grade — Jeston Dewrock, Kolton Estes, Sarah Jackson, Michael Roth, Cassiday Swain...
Kelso C-7 School District (11/18/08)
A Honor Roll 1st grade — Riley Burger, Allison Colbert, Wally Davis, Andrew Enderle, Morgan Kern, Grant Menz, Kaylyn Michael, Josh Schmitt 2nd grade — Lindsey Kieffer, David Posey, Lexie Spurgeon, Emma Wilhelm, Michelle Whalen...
North Elementary School (11/18/08)
A Honor Roll 4th grade — Devon Allen, Emma Bishop, Glen Boyd, Jessy Darrow, Seth Davis, Hannah DeLoach, Ashley Ford, Brendon Gross, Matthew Harrison, Chuck Hartle, Levi Kempf, Timber Kimbel, Kyle Lappe, Cassidy McMichael, Hailey Meyr, Deanna Mirley, Chase Mueller, Quentin Noah, Alexis Oswald, Clayton Pemberton, Audrey Rhea, Rachel Sinn, Spencer Toft, Megan Wilkinson, Corie Williams, Summer Williams, Blake Wyatt, Maria Zuccarini...
Delta R-V Schools (11/18/08)
A Honor Roll 7th grade — Robert Bartels, Rachel Birkman, Megan Borneman, Kristen Davault, Cain Harris, Connor Hodge, Kendra Kohler, Alex Lashley, Tia May, Katlyn McCoy, Jesse Nance, Dakota Parks, Chasity Taylor, Alysha Vessels...
Leopold Elementary School (11/18/08)
4th grade — Klara Beel, Jeremieh Cope, Blake Eeftink, Aly Fluchel, Jessie Holweg, Cole Jackson, Jack Jones, Evan Landewee, Ashley Nussbaum, Colby Thele, Alexis Weber, Kaitlyn Weber, Matt Woodfin 5th grade — Zach Beel, Brittany Garland, John Gray, Emily Seiler, Garrett Thele, Lexi Vandeven, Abby Weber, Shelby Yount...
Oak Ridge High School (11/18/08)
6th Grade — Brooke Grable, Cody Kinder, Clayton Maintz, Kolt Metje, Nicolette Meyer, Massie Moore, Leah Puchbauer, Cierra Reimann, Marissa Schamburg, Jacob Seabaugh, Chelsea Seyer, Gabriel Shrout, Kaleb Siemer, Rebecca Slinkard, Zachariah Watkins, Kaylen Wooks...
Police report 11/18/08 (11/18/08)
Cape Girardeau The Cape Girardeau Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. Arrests n Laterrance D. Wofford, 20, of Sikeston, Mo., was arrested on suspicion of possession of controlled substance and driving while suspended...
Fire report 11/18/08 (11/18/08)
Cape Girardeau Firefighters responded to the following call Sunday: n At 11:15 p.m., emergency medical service in the unit block of Pind Wood St. Firefighters responded to the following calls Monday: n At 9:41 a.m., vehicle fire in Cape County Park North...
Out of the past 11/18/08 (11/18/08)
25 years ago: Nov. 18, 1983 The Greyhound Bus strike has cut the number of buses leaving daily from Cape Girardeau by half; however, officials at the Union Bus Depot, 16 N. Frederick St., say they don't anticipate any problems in getting anyone to his or her destination for Thanksgiving Day...
Reading program's success hinges on proper training (11/18/08)
By Teresa Givens and Joan Haring We have read the Speak Out comments regarding the Accelerated Reading program with interest and concern. With comments such as "All the kids are doing is reading for points so they can get a prize" and "If they don't pass a quiz they retake it after finding out the answers," basically one thing comes to mind: The program is not being implemented correctly...
Going too far (11/18/08)
Two Cape Girardeau County men who are registered sex offenders face charges under a new Missouri law that requires them to refrain from Halloween activities involving children. The law, which already has withstood a challenge in federal court, is a bad law that sanctions selective harassment of convicted sexual offenders while providing no more protection than an existing law that requires sex offenders to be registered so the public can know of their crimes and their whereabouts...
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