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Fire destroys historic Puxico hotel (11/25/08)
PUXICO, Mo. — A historic hotel building in the downtown area of Puxico caught fire late Friday with two people on the upper floor who both suffered injuries. Charles Morris, the owner of the Burris Hotel, was in the living quarters on the second floor when the fire started. ...
Holiday closes Southeast Missouri government offices, alters trash pickup schedules (11/25/08)
Federal, state and local government offices will be closed Thursday to observe the Thanksgiving holiday Jackson and Scott City offices will also be closed on Friday, as are Cape Girardeau and Scott counties and the state offices. The city of Cape Girardeau's offices will be open on Friday, along with federal offices...
Cape Girardeau Salvation Army seeks volunteers for Thanksgiving (11/25/08)
With almost 200 people signed up for home-delivered meals on Thursday, the Salvation Army in Cape Girardeau is seeking volunteers to help provide Thanksgiving dinner. With no Meals on Wheels delivery on the holiday, the Salvation Army takes up the slack and puts providing meals to people who are homebound for whatever reason a priority for the day, said Major Ben Stillwell, commander of the Salvation Army location at 701 Good Hope St...
This afternoon on seMissourian.com (11/25/08)
He's calling it a "rescue package," but others call it a bailout for the American auto industry's Big Three. No matter how you label it, Sen. Kit Bond was in Southeast Missouri on Monday to let workers at a local auto parts factory know he's pushing hard for federal assistance for American car makers in an attempt to avoid massive job losses.Click here to read more of this story from the Daily Statesman newspaper in Dexter.. ...
Man sentenced for dumping biodiesel waste into Pemiscot County ditch (11/25/08)
ST. LOUIS -- A Southeast Missouri man has been sentenced to two years of probation and fined $10,000 for violating the Clean Water Act. James Raulerson pleaded guilty in July and was sentenced Monday in federal court in St. Louis. He admitted dumping waste from a biodiesel plant into the water supply in Pemiscot County...
Family escapes morning house fire in Glenallen (11/25/08)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- An early morning fire destroyed a Glenallen home but the family inside escaped unharmed, Marble Hill, Mo., fire chief Jim Bollinger said. Fifteen firefighters from Glenallen and Marble Hill arrived on the scene near Route ZZ shortly after 4 a.m. Bollinger said he is confident the fire was caused by an electrical problem...
South Hanover Street to be included on community march route (11/25/08)
A church-organized march set for 10 a.m. Dec. 6 will include South Hanover Street in an effort to bring people together to strengthen the community after a series of shootings. Byron Bonner, pastor of the year-old True Vine Ministries at 234 S. Sprigg St., said Monday his church is working with another Cape Girardeau church, Freedom Road Ministries, to recruit 1,000 people to march from Ranney Park at Frederick Street and Willow Street south of Highway 74 and follow a 4.2-mile path to the Hanover Street neighborhood. ...
Friday car accident kills Steele, Mo., woman (11/25/08)
STEELE, Mo. -- Two Pemiscot County residents were injured and one died as a result of two separate accidents that occurred near Steele. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, at around 11:15 a.m. Friday a southbound vehicle driven by Gary D. Ellis, 64, of Greenville, Mo., failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection of Highway 164 and Route F four miles west of Steele and struck a westbound vehicle driven by Thelma C. Sanders, 59, of Steele...
Man found dead in Dunklin County likely killed by hypothermia (11/25/08)
DUNKLIN COUNTY, Mo. -- Preliminary autopsy results show that a man found dead in a Dunklin County ditch likely died of hypothermia, according to Dunklin County Sheriff Bob Holder. The subject has been identified as Mike Chandler, 52, of the Senath, Mo., area...
Experts say to prepare vehicles for winter weather (11/25/08)
With subfreezing temperatures already encroaching on Southeast Missouri, experts say now is the time for motorists to take steps to ensure their vehicles run properly during the winter months. Otherwise, drivers could face finding themselves stranded in frigid conditions...
Man stabbed in alleged robbery attempt outside Sikeston bar (11/25/08)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- A Sikeston man was stabbed during an alleged robbery attempt outside of a bar Friday. According to the Sikeston Department of Public Safety, a man called police at about 11:52 p.m. Friday and reported stabbing a man after three men attempted to rob him outside of Cronies Sports Bar and Grill at 1637 E. Malone Ave...
Sikeston gun shops see increase in purchases since Election Day (11/25/08)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Christmas shopping and hunting season typically make this a busy time for gun dealers. This year it's expected to be even busier. Gun enthusiasts in the area and nationwide are stocking up on firearms out of fear that the combination of an Obama administration and a Democrat-dominated Congress will result in tough new gun laws...
Missouri Department of Natural Resources proposes stricter ozone controls for area counties (11/25/08)
Cape Girardeau, the biggest city between St. Louis and Memphis, Tenn., could find itself facing big-city environmental rules if local leaders can't convince the Missouri Department of Natural Resources it is wrong about the source of area air pollution...
One block of Keller Street closed today for Independence Street repairs (11/25/08)
One block of Keller Street, between Independence and Whitener streets, will be closed today part of the Independence Street reconstruction. The street will reopen in 30 days, weather permitting. Homeowners on Keller Street will have an alternate access, according to Ken Eftink, director of development services for the city of Cape Girardeau...
Summary judgment requested on slander suit by current and former board member of the East County Fire Protection District (11/25/08)
Cape Girardeau County Circuit Judge William L. Syler heard arguments Monday at a motion hearing in a civil lawsuit involving a current and former board member of the East County Fire Protection District. The lawsuit stems from a complaint current fire board member Pamela Allen filed with the Missouri Ethics Commission against former board chairman Gary Fornkahl in November 2007...
St. Louis housing sales plummet (11/25/08)
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- St. Louis home sales see the biggest drop in the nation. The Associated Press-Re/Max Monthly Housing Report was released Monday. It shows that home sales in the St. Louis metro area declined 63 percent in October, compared to a year ago. Meanwhile, prices dipped 9 percent. The median home price in the St. Louis area is now $132,000...
Missouri Chihuahua and offspring hit the silver screen (11/25/08)
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- When Rhoda Hewett bought her Chihuahua pup, Rocky, three years ago she knew he had a championship bloodline. But she had no idea he was going to be a movie star. Not just Rocky, but four of his offspring are featured in the recently released "Beverly Hills Chihuahua," the No. 1 box office attraction the first two weeks of October. The movie has grossed nearly $60 million worldwide...
Lawsuit pits University of Mo. curators on opposite sides (11/25/08)
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- A pair of University of Missouri curators are embroiled in a lawsuit over an outside business deal. Citizens Bank and Trust Co., which is based in Chillicothe and operates 30 branches across northern Missouri and Kansas, is suing a St. ...
Thanksgiving fixings given to families in new homes (11/25/08)
ST. LOUIS -- After nearly four months living in a shelter, Rochelle Brooks will be grateful this Thanksgiving to have all her children back with her in a new apartment. She was one of about 600 formerly homeless people picking up turkey and all the fixings at the St. Patrick Center this week, meals they can cook at their new homes...
Bond: Auto industry needs to stay afloat (11/25/08)
FENTON, Mo. -- Autoworkers, suppliers, dealers and government and school leaders on Monday described the cascading effects of the auto industry's financial crisis and urged federal aid. They said the auto industry's slowdown is cutting work orders, forcing layoffs, depleting reserves for the state's fourth-largest school district -- Rockwood -- and hurting charities that depend on well-paid workers' largesse...
Bush pardons 14 individuals (11/25/08)
WASHINGTON -- President Bush has granted pardons to 14 individuals, including men from Missouri and Illinois, and commuted the prison sentences of two others convicted of misdeeds including drug offenses, tax evasion, wildlife violations and bank embezzlement...
Aging Mo. veterans recall serving in Korean War (11/25/08)
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. -- Omissions and misconceptions still prevail in American history books and today's culture when it comes to recalling those who fought in the Korean War. Several St. Joseph men who fought in the war discussed their thoughts during this, the 55th anniversary year of the signing of the armistice. To them, the Korean War is still best known by its forlorn moniker: "The Forgotten War."...
Poor economy won't prevent Missouri cycling tour (11/25/08)
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) -- The slumping economy that killed a similar cycling race in Georgia won't affect next year's Tour of Missouri, organizers say. The 2-year-old Missouri event is one of just two remaining major professional stage races in the U.S., along with the California race...
Boy's death prompts smoke detector "blitz" (11/25/08)
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Fire officials in St. Louis are going door-to-door at several homes to make sure people have smoke detectors. The action comes after the weekend death of 7-year-old Devon Gage -- the city's fourth fire-related death this year. The department says it has installed 10,618 smoke detectors in 4,752 homes since August 2006. Officials believe the program is part of the reason St. Louis has seen single-digit fire fatalities each of the past three years...
Jet pack pilot flies across Colo. canyon (11/25/08)
CANON CITY, Colo. -- A daredevil wearing a jet pack has flown across a 1,500-foot-wide canyon in southern Colorado. The sponsoring Go Fast Sports & Beverage says Eric Scott took 21 seconds to cross the Royal Gorge at 75 mph on Monday. It says he didn't use a parachute while flying across the 1,100-foot-deep canyon...
Carjacking suspect hit with turkey (11/25/08)
RALEIGH, N.C. -- North Carolina authorities say a shopper clubbed an alleged carjacker Sunday with a frozen turkey as he tried to steal a woman's car in a grocery store parking lot. Police say 30-year-old Fred Louis Ervin of Raleigh stole money from a gas station before running across the street to a Harris Teeter store. Police say he began beating Irene Moorman Bailey while stealing her car...
Obama calls for job-creating stimulus bill (11/25/08)
CHICAGO -- Citing an "economic crisis of historic proportions," President-elect Barack Obama urged Congress to pass a costly, job-creating stimulus bill as quickly as possible, a pre-inaugural call to action delivered as the outgoing Bush administration approved fresh billions to bail out one of the nation's largest banks...
To some psychiatric patients, real life seems like television show (11/25/08)
NEW YORK -- One man showed up at a federal building, asking for release from the reality show he was sure was being made of his life. Another was convinced his every move was secretly being filmed for a TV contest. A third believed everything -- the news, his psychiatrists, the drugs they prescribed -- was part of a phony, stage-set world with him as the involuntary star, like the 1998 movie "The Truman Show."...
China works to maintain control in Tibet, tests Dalai Lama (11/25/08)
XIAHE, China -- Chinese paramilitary police with riot shields and batons took up posts Monday on the main street of this Tibetan town, disrupting the bustle of Buddhist pilgrims in a reminder of China's control of the region. With some Tibetans pushing harder against Chinese rule, the communist government is working to pacify the area...
Eagle Ridge rolls to 73-58 win (11/25/08)
Jonathan Rockhill scored 29 points to lead the Eagle Ridge High School boys basketball team to a 73-58 victory against Cape Community on Monday. Josh Wiseman added 19 points, Josh Carbaugh netted 11 and Stephen Cohen had 10. Eagle Ridge (3-1) will play its first Missouri State High School Activies Association member in basketball next Monday when it visits Saxony Lutheran...
Tour of Missouri thrives despite poor economy (11/25/08)
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- The slumping economy that killed a similar cycling race in Georgia won't affect next year's Tour of Missouri, organizers say. The 2-year-old Missouri event is one of just two remaining major professional stage races in the U.S., along with the California race...
Scheible wins OVC newcomer award (11/25/08)
The best game of Matt Scheible's young college career netted him the Ohio Valley Conference newcomer of the week award. Scheible, Southeast Missouri State's true freshman quarterback, was honored by the OVC on Monday for his performance in Saturday's season-ending 33-30 win at Austin Peay...
MU's Pinkel agrees to new contract (11/25/08)
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Missouri coach Gary Pinkel agreed to a new contract Monday, two weeks before his 12th-ranked Tigers were set to play in their second straight Big 12 title game. Pinkel said he hopes to sign the contract "in the next couple of days." The school's Board of Curators, which must approve the deal, is scheduled to meet today...
Redhawks look to upend Hawkeyes (11/25/08)
The Southeast Missouri State men's basketball team faces its third major-conference opponent of the young season tonight. The Redhawks (1-2) believe they are ready to at least threaten for their first upset of the year when they play at Iowa (4-0). The tipoff is set for 7:05 p.m. in Iowa City, Iowa...
Kansas State icon Snyder will return to Wildcats' sideline (11/25/08)
MANHATTAN, Kan. -- After a restless retirement, coach Bill Snyder is ready to turn Kansas State into a winner again. Three years after handing off a successful Wildcats program to Ron Prince, the 69-year-old and wispy-haired Snyder was hired to take charge of the school he transformed from college football's biggest losers to national championship contenders. Prince was fired this month but is completing the season...
Unbeaten Southeast women visit Florida State (11/25/08)
Win or lose, the Southeast Missouri State women's basketball team believes today's game at Florida State will be a good experience and help the Redhawks in the long run. Not that the Redhawks are about to concede what on paper figures to be their first loss of the season...
Brees passes New Orleans to 51-29 victory against Green Bay (11/25/08)
NEW ORLEANS — Drew Brees and Deuce McAllister gave Saints fans what they longed to see after 43 days away from the Louisiana Superdome. Brees threw for four scores, McAllister set a Saints record with his 54th career touchdown and New Orleans rolled to a 51-29 victory over the Green Bay Packers on Monday night...
GM ends promotional contract with Woods (11/25/08)
DETROIT -- General Motors is bailing out on Tiger Woods. Woods, a global icon in sports with his 14 major championships, has been carrying the Buick logo on his golf bag for the last nine years and still had one year left on his contract. But General Motors Corp. was looking to cut costs and hoard cash while trying to survive the worst sales downturn in a quarter-century. And it said Monday the world's No. 1 golfer wanted more time for himself, especially with a second child on the way...
Judge dismisses three charges against Bonds (11/25/08)
SAN FRANCISCO -- Three charges against Barry Bonds were dismissed Monday by a federal judge who left intact most of the indictment alleging he lied to a grand jury when he denied knowingly taking performance-enhancing drugs. Bonds, baseball's home run king, is scheduled for a March 2 trial. He had faced 14 counts of making false declarations to a grand jury investigating steroid use in sports and one count of obstruction of justice...
Rams QBs take a lickin' (11/25/08)
ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Rams apparently are close to getting their starting running back and left tackle back, but the status of their starting quarterback remained in doubt Monday. Rams coach Jim Haslett said Monday that running back Steven Jackson and left tackle Orlando Pace could practice and play this week against Miami, but quarterback Marc Bulger's concussion could keep him out of the game...
Blues trade Stempniak to Leafs for two players (11/25/08)
ST. LOUIS -- The Blues traded forward Lee Stempniak to the Toronto Maple leafs for center Alexander Steen and defenseman Carlo Colaiacovo. The Blues made the deal Monday because they have needed a center since Andy McDonald broke his left leg on Nov. 16. Steen has two goals and two assists in 20 games this season, and has 50 goals and 76 assists in 253 career games...
Haslett calls Incognito's antics unacceptable (11/25/08)
ST. LOUIS -- One day after St. Louis guard Richie Incognito reportedly taunted hometown fans, Rams coach Jim Haslett is calling the actions unacceptable. Haslett said Monday that he told Incognito that any more outbursts could lead to disciplinary action...
Health calendar 11/25/08 (11/25/08)
Monday n Breast-feeding class: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Saint Francis Medical Center. Class for expecting parents in their eighth or ninth month who plan to breast feed. Topics are breast physiology, milk production, positioning, diet, pumping and storing breast milk. Call 877-231-2229 to register...
Tips for surviving cold and flu season (11/25/08)
Ultimate cold and flu survival kit n Soap and hand sanitizer. Look for hand sanitizers that contain at least 65 percent ethanol or isopropanol. n Warm salt water for gargling or throat lozenges or spray to ease sore-throat pain. n For coughs, try a spoonful of honey. Remember, while over-the-counter cough suppressants might ease adult symptoms, they aren't recommended for those 5 and younger...
China state media blast new Guns N' Roses album 'Chinese Democracy' (11/25/08)
BEIJING -- A newspaper published by China's ruling Communist Party is blasting the latest Guns N' Roses album as an attack on the Chinese nation. Delayed since recording began in 1994, "Chinese Democracy" hit stores in the U.S. on Sunday, although it is unlikely to be sold legally in China, where censors maintain tight control over films, music and publications...
Digital video recorders cause some to change TV viewing routines (11/25/08)
NEW YORK -- Figuring out a prime-time schedule is usually one of CW network chief Dawn Ostroff's most important duties. Never, however, has it seemed to matter less. The promise inherent in digital video recorders -- that viewers can be in control of their own TV schedules -- is rapidly being fulfilled this fall, and the business is changing around it. Nearly 30 percent of the nation's TV homes have at least one DVR unit...
Stocks soar after federal bailout of Citigroup (11/25/08)
NEW YORK -- The government's latest bailout of a big financial company -- this time, Citigroup Inc. -- sent Wall Street soaring Monday for the second straight session as investors bet that the worst of the financial industry's problems might finally be over. The Dow Jones industrials went up nearly 400 points, while all the major indexes jumped more than 4.5 percent...
Ralph Trickey (11/25/08)
Ralph Elwood Trickey, 84, of Great Bend, Kan., formerly of Denver, died Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2008, at Central Kansas Medical Center in Great Bend. He was born July 25, 1924, in Cape Girardeau, son of Irl Everett and Julia Ida Marion Trickey. Trickey had lived in Great Bend the past four years...
Mary Null (11/25/08)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. — Mary B. Null, 101, of Marble Hill died Saturday, Nov. 22, 2008, at the El Nathan Home in Marble Hill. She was born Sept. 5, 1907, in Murray, Ky., daughter of Oscar and Biddie Flippo Adams. She first married Herbert Kroeger in 1930. He died in 1970. She and Audron Null were married Feb. 12, 1977. He died July 11, 1992...
Charles James Sr. (11/25/08)
CHAFFEE, Mo. — Charles "Toot" James Sr., 78, of Chaffee passed away Saturday, Nov. 22, 2008, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born in Lutesville, Mo., to the late Henry and Annie James James. He moved to Chaffee in 1993 from Kankakee, Ill...
Richard Dexter (11/25/08)
ANNA, Ill. — The funeral for Richard Dexter of Anna will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Crain Funeral Home in Anna. The Rev. Bruce Clubb will officiate. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Dexter, 59, died Friday, Nov. 21, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau...
Shirley Cochrane (11/25/08)
Shirley Jean Cochrane, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Nov. 23, 2008, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Jan. 6, 1926, in Brookfield, Mo., daughter of Thaddius and Sylvia Overton Seeley. She and James A. Cochrane Jr. were married Feb. 9, 1946, in Keokuk, Iowa. He preceded her in death Dec. 15, 1974...
Margaret Ammann (11/25/08)
Margaret Elizabeth Ammann, 96, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Nov. 23, 2008, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. Visitation will be from 1:30 p.m. to service time Sunday at Chateau Girardeau. A celebration of life service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Chateau...
Gladys McCain (11/25/08)
Gladys Ruth McCain, 68, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Nov. 24, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born March 3, 1940, in East Prairie, Mo., daughter of Clarence E. and Eva Laura Burns Riley. She and Ben McCain were married July 5, 1958, in Fredericktown, Mo. He died Sept. 22, 1985...
Evelyn Miller (11/25/08)
WOLF LAKE, Ill. — Evelyn K. Miller, 79, of Wolf Lake died Saturday, Nov. 22, 2008, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 1, 1929, at Alto Pass, Ill., daughter of Ogle and Florence Vincent Miller. Miller was a member of Galilee Baptist Church. She retired as a supervisor at the Union State Tree Nursery...
births 11/25/08 (11/25/08)
Cochran Son to Jerry Lee Cochran and Cari Renea Long of Sikeston, Mo., Saint Francis Medical Center, 10:21 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2008. Name, Heith Ryan Edward. Weight, 6 pounds, 13 ounces. Second son. Ms. Long is the daughter of Jane and Wayne Read of Marble Hill, Mo., and Bill Long of Milstadt, Ill. She is a sales associate. Cochran is the son of June Cochran of Sikeston and the late Jerry Cochran. He is a laborer...
Police report 11/25/08 (11/25/08)
Cape Girardeau The Cape Girardeau Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. DWI n Ryan M. Hepler, 20, 230 S. Forester Drive, was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, improper backing, careless and imprudent driving and failure to maintain a single lane....
Fire report 11/25/08 (11/25/08)
Cape Girardeau Firefighters responded to the following calls Monday: n At 3:57 a.m., an alarm sounding at Towers East. n At 5:51 a.m., emergency medical service in the 500 block of South Hanover Street.
Out of the Past 11/25/08 (11/25/08)
25 years ago: Nov. 25, 1983 The Cape Girardeau County Major Case Squad, the Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Department and representatives of the FBI convene in Jackson to review evidence gathered in the murder of a 61-year-old Oconto, Wis., truck driver, whose body was found yesterday alongside Interstate 55 about 1,000 feet north of the Appleton exit...
Taking risks (11/25/08)
What distinguishes an entrepreneur from all other business-minded individuals? Risk. Individuals who take risks, usually with their own money, and succeed are responsible for much of the growth in any economy. Last week students at Southeast Missouri State University had opportunities to become immersed in entrepreneurial ideas and discussions during Global Entrepreneurship Week. ...
Auto industry faces tough decisions (11/25/08)
To the editor: The media have been full of hum for days about the auto industry's request for a bailout. It sounds more like a clutch slipping or gears grinding. Here are a few thoughts the auto industry should address before asking for a handout. 1. The auto industry has just come off several years of record sales. Do automakers ever consider putting back some cash for a rainy day?...
Want no party of bully-dog's party (11/25/08)
To the editor: Free speech is one thing. Inciting hatred, bigotry and divisiveness and spewing poison all over our country through public airwaves is another. That's exactly what Rush Limbaugh does. He has found a way to make hundreds of millions of dollars for himself. He is not just arrogant and egotistical, he is an evil man...
McCain should have pressed harder (11/25/08)
To the editor: I would like to congratulate John McCain and his advisers for getting Barack Obama elected. He had ample fuel to defuse Obama's main theme, the "I will" on taxes and programs, which the president does not have the constitutional power to do. He can veto, sign or do nothing only after Congress passes such. The key word is missing: try. "I will" is absolute, not conditional...
Speak Out 11/25/08 (11/25/08)
But we win PREJUDICE AGAINST Christianity, started a long time ago, doesn't make it right. It is just a fact of life. Jesus said to turn the other cheek, so people assume that its OK to ridicule us. If you read the back of the book, you'll find that we win...
Autum Sunset in the BootHill (11/25/08)
In late fall about 10 minutes after the sun drops down below the horizon on a cloudless evening the sky turns beautiful shades of blue and red.
BREHM PREPARATORY SCHOOL TO HOST WORKSHOP ON TOURETTE SYNDROME IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE TOURETTE SYNDROME ASSOCIATION (11/25/08)
(Carbondale, Ill.,) – On Dec. 19, 2008, Brehm Preparatory School, one of the nation’s leading schools for children with complex learning disabilities, will host a workshop about Tourette syndrome. The conference, which will take place from 8:30 – 4:00 p.m., will provide information about how the condition is diagnosed, how it can be managed in the classroom and disorders associated with it. ...
Humane Society's Featured Pet (11/25/08)
Duke is a 1 1/2 yr old blue Doberman. He is neutered and housebroken. Duke is available for adoption at The Humane Society of Southeast Missouri, 573-334-5837.
Youth United Way volunteers (11/25/08)
Quitman McBride III and Synamin Nabors sorting canned goods at Salvation Army.
Youth United Way Volunteers (11/25/08)
Cape Central sophmore Chelsea Pannier stocking shelves at Salvation Army with junior Meg Goodman (partially shown). A laugh was had at the expense of the canned succotash also pictured.
Youth United Way volunteering (11/25/08)
Youth United Way volunteered at the Salvation Army this week by helping sort and display some of the 2,200 donated coats and mountains of canned goods from the Boy Scouts. "I volunteer because I love to help out the community and it makes me feel proud of myself to know that I really can make a difference in the lives of people," said Cape Girardeau Public schools student Quitman McBride III. ...
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