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Stories from Sunday, April 5, 2009

Cape Girardeau Storytelling Festival draws people from nine states (04/05/09)
Storyteller Andy Offutt Irwin entertained the crowd at the Cape Girardeau Storytelling Festival for 45 minutes Saturday without music, props, bells or whistles. He simply spoke about Aunt Marguerite, an 85-year-old Southern woman trying to keep her driver's license, adjusting to using a debit card and dealing with the loss of friends...
Special report: Cape Girardeau PD has high rate of "unfounded" rape cases (04/05/09)
Fifty-three women have reported rapes in the last three years to Cape Girardeau police. Police investigators determined that just over half of those rapes were "unfounded" or that they never occurred. That number is six times higher than what is reported across the state, according to the highway patrol...
Port Cape Girardeau evacuated after lunchtime fire (04/05/09)
About 25 people evacuated Port Cape Girardeau restaurant Saturday afternoon because of a cooking fire. The Cape Girardeau Fire Department responded at about 1 p.m. and extinguished the fire in about 15 minutes, said battalion chief Brad Dillow. He said the damage was contained to the kitchen. Crews cleared smoke from the building for about an hour, he said. There were no injuries...
Bollinger County debates festival's future (04/05/09)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Bollinger County Chamber of Commerce president Donnia Mayfield is at her wits' end wondering if the community wants to continue the Fall Festival or Bollinger County Fair -- whatever it will be called -- enough to help organize it...
Parents hope workshop in Cape helps children with storm phobias (04/05/09)
Ever since a tornado tore through Jackson on May 6, 2003, 10-year-old Lydia Pensel has had a phobia of storms. Even though the twister missed the Pensel family home, thunderstorms and the prospect of bad weather cause Lydia to be what she describes as "very anxious."...
Teen Challenge holds 'Rebuilding the Walls' Spring Banquet (04/05/09)
Phil Breithaupt, left, leads the New Creations Choir on Saturday for the Teen Challenge "Rebuilding the Walls" Spring Banquet at the Show Me Center. The music group was founded in 1973 and changes as students rotate through the program.
Capaha Park becomes Easter egg hunting ground (04/05/09)
FRED LYNCH ~ flynch@semissourian.com Capaha Park became a hunting ground for Easter eggs Saturday for these children ages 3 and 4. Hunts were also held for age groups 1 to 2 and 5 to 8. The Cape Girardeau Parks and Recreation Department hid about 1,000 eggs for each of the three hunts....
Dancing to the sounds of the '50s and '60s at the annual Kiwanis dance (04/05/09)
KIT DOYLE ~ kdoyle@semissourian.com Long lines weave through the Arena Building as the Decade Band plays "Locomotion" Saturday evening, April 4, 2009, for the annual Kiwanis 50s and 60s Dance....
Karate takes on Christian twist for Illinois students (04/05/09)
DECATUR, Ill. -- Students move in unison doing a front snap kick (Mae Geri) and step back to do a side kick (Yoko Geri). With arms slightly bent in position, they learn to do an upper rise block move (Age Uke). At the same time, Billy Roberts yells out a Bible verse or two for them to remember...
President makes pitch to IOC for Chicago's Olympic bid (04/05/09)
CHICAGO -- Chicago wasted little time Saturday reminding the International Olympic Committee that President Obama really wants his hometown to host the 2016 Summer Olympics. From a video in which Obama extols the virtues of the city, to the short film on the city's history that features Obama's election night acceptance speech at Grant Park, it was clear the president is a key component of the bid...
Plea deal creates witness in Mo. case (04/05/09)
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- A second defendant has pleaded guilty in the shooting death of a 22-year-old Columbia man last summer. Michael Jaco, 18, of Columbia pleaded guilty Friday to first-degree robbery in the June 10 slaying of Nathaniel Bentley. Jaco had been scheduled to stand trial this week for second-degree murder...
Ill. Rep. Harris 'delighted' by marriage ruling in Iowa (04/05/09)
CHICAGO -- The sponsor of a civil unions bill in Illinois said he's "delighted" by the Iowa Supreme Court's decision to legalize same-sex unions there. State Rep. Greg Harris said the Iowa decision shows the "the values of basic fairness are spreading from state to state."...
Jefferson City couple turns attention to needy women, children in Ghana (04/05/09)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- To see their two daughters from China or to hear them talk about the children around the world they sponsor, it is apparent Randy and Becky Haight are internationally minded. In recent years, events that seemed to have a divine orchestration to them have repeatedly turned their attention to Africa, specifically Ghana...
Recession outlasts even extended jobless benefits (04/05/09)
WASHINGTON -- In the coming weeks and months, hundreds of thousands of jobless Americans will exhaust their unemployment benefits, just when it's even more difficult to find a job. Congress extended unemployment aid twice last year, allowing people to draw a total of up to 59 weeks of benefits. Now, as the recession drags on, a rolling wave of people who were laid off early last year will lose them...
Police say N.Y. gunman was prepared to fight them (04/05/09)
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. -- Jiverly Wong was upset over losing his job at a vacuum plant, didn't like people picking on him for his limited English and once angrily told a co-worker, "America sucks." It remains unclear exactly why the Vietnamese immigrant strapped on a bulletproof vest, barged in on a citizenship class and killed 13 people and himself, but the police chief says he knows one thing for sure: "He must have been a coward."...
Gunman 'lying in wait' kills 3 cops in Pittsburgh; feared losing guns (04/05/09)
PITTSBURGH -- A gunman wearing a bulletproof vest and "lying in wait" opened fire on officers responding to a domestic disturbance call Saturday, killing three of them and turning a quiet Pittsburgh street into a battlefield, police said. Police chief Nate Harper said the motive for the shooting isn't clear, but friends said the gunman recently had been upset about losing his job and feared the Obama administration was poised to ban guns...
Detroit police halt pillow fight (04/05/09)
DETROIT -- Police in Detroit have ruffled some feathers after they cracked down on an organized pillow fight at a downtown park. The Detroit News reports that police at Campus Martius Park prevented the feathery fight Saturday by disarming pillow-toting participants. The bout was part of a worldwide event organized on social networking websites...
Nissan's new Z car stays true to its sports car heritage (04/05/09)
The look on the man's face said it all as he asked: Is that the new Z car? He was smitten, so much so he couldn't take his eyes off the 2009 370Z that I had parked at the curb. The reverential reaction is common for Nissan's new-generation Z car. People who know and appreciate the Z as an affordable sports car dating back to the 1970s were unabashed in their lust for the new model...
Slowdown's gift to Beijing: Cleaner air (04/05/09)
BEIJING -- Last summer, Xu Demin struggled to cut emissions from his coal-fired factories as part of China's all-out effort to clean the air for the Beijing Olympics. He could have simply waited six months. This spring, overseas demand for his farming and construction machinery plummeted, forcing him to close two plants and lay off 300 workers...
Afghan president orders review of marital law (04/05/09)
KABUL -- The Afghan president said Saturday he had ordered a review of a new law that critics say makes it legal for men to rape their wives, responding to criticism from around the world that included sharp comments from President Barack Obama...
Russia says nuclear treaty talks to start in weeks (04/05/09)
MOSCOW -- The Interfax news agency quotes Russia's deputy foreign minister as saying consultations with Washington on a new treaty to limit the nuclear threat will begin in the next few weeks. Saturday's report quotes Sergei Rybakov as saying the talks should commence "before the end of April."...
U.S. Sudan envoy: Slim chance aid groups will return (04/05/09)
KHARTOUM, Sudan -- Chances are slim that all the aid groups expelled by the Sudanese government will return, and alternative ways must immediately be found to help the millions of people in Darfur, President Barack Obama's new envoy to Sudan said Saturday...
Europe praises Obama but pledges few Afghan troops (04/05/09)
STRASBOURG, France -- European leaders praised President Obama's new Afghan strategy at a NATO summit Saturday but held their ground on a central disagreement and offered only military trainers and extra security forces for upcoming elections. Violent anti-war protests that marred the alliance's 60th anniversary celebrations were a reminder that much of Europe has no appetite for the other, costlier half of Obama's Afghan equation: more combat troops...
North Korea launches rocket, defying international pressure (04/05/09)
SEOUL, South Korea -- North Korea carried out a rocket launch Sunday that the U.S., Japan and other nations suspect was a cover for a test of its long-range missile technology. Liftoff took place at 9:30 p.m. Saturday from the coastal Musudan-ri launch pad in northeastern North Korea, the South Korean and U.S. governments said...
Central baseball drops games to Fox, Seckman (04/05/09)
Central lost both road games it played Saturday. The first one against Fox featured strong pitching while the second game against Seckman featured hot hitting. The Tigers lost 2-1 to Fox and 12-7 to Seckman. Andrew Williams started against Fox. He pitched well, going six innings and allowing two runs -- one earned -- on five hits but he suffered the loss. He struck out one...
Jackson boys excel in field at ND meet (04/05/09)
Jackson sophomore Blake Smith missed almost his entire freshman track and field season with a fractured disc in his spine. But Smith, who also had his appendix rupture a couple of months before this season started, is feeling healthy and looking like one of the better local long jumpers this spring...
Jacksonville St. rallies for split (04/05/09)
The Southeast Missouri State baseball team continued the program's best league start in 26 years by winning the opener of Saturday's doubleheader. Southeast lamented the fact its undefeated Ohio Valley Conference record did not last the day. The Redhawks built a 7-1 lead through four innings off Jacksonville State All-American pitcher Ben Tootle, who is projected as a first-round draft pick...
Redhawks win four events at Haines Invitational (04/05/09)
Brandon Karcher didn't know what to expect in his first race since the fall cross country season. The Southeast Missouri State senior got more than he anticipated Saturday in defending his 5,000-meter title on his home turf at the Joey Haines Invitational...
Leigh gives strong effort in opener (04/05/09)
James Leigh admitted he did not have one of his best outings. Southeast Missouri State's senior left-hander was still able to improve his record to 5-0 by winning the first game of Saturday's doubleheader against Jacksonville State. Leigh gave up three solo home runs in the first four innings, but settled down to pitch 6 1/3 frames in the Redhawks' 18-4 victory. JSU claimed the nightcap 8-7...
It's Tar Heels or Spartans (04/05/09)
Hansbrough recorded a double-double in UNC's 83-69 win against Villanova. By EDDIE PELLS The Associated PRess DETROIT -- In a classic case of men vs. boys, North Carolina never gave Villanova much chance to breathe, let alone whip up a fresh dose of Final Four magic...
Jacksonville State softball sweeps Redhawks (04/05/09)
The Southeast Missouri State softball team continued to struggle Saturday as the Redhawks were routed in an Ohio Valley Conference doubleheader at Jacksonville State. First-place JSU posted a pair of five-inning, run-rule wins, 12-1 and 9-0. Southeast, which has lost six straight, fell to 12-14 overall and 3-5 in the OVC. JSU is 23-9 and 8-1...
Rams sign Boller as backup quarterback (04/05/09)
ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Rams signed Kyle Boller on Saturday to be the backup to starting quarterback Marc Bulger. The 27-year-old Boller spent all of last season, his sixth with the Baltimore Ravens, on injured reserve with a shoulder injury sustained in the preseason...
Ankiel, Greene homer to lead St. Louis past Memphis (04/05/09)
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Rick Ankiel and Khalil Greene each hit a two-run homer and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Class AAA Memphis Redbirds 7-3 on Saturday. Joel Pineiro allowed three runs, two earned, and three hits in seven innings for St. Louis. He only allowed one hit after the first inning and retired the last 14 batters he faced...
McPherson leads LPGA's first major entering final round (04/05/09)
Kristy McPherson, Cristie Kerr and Brittany Lincicome will tee off together in the last group today at the Kraft Nabisco Championship. The all-American pairing for the final round of the LPGA Tour's first major of the season makes quite a statement, especially in a Solheim Cup year...
Phils, Braves to christen 2009 season today (04/05/09)
NEW YORK -- Baseball's boom may be over, a golden age of crowded ballparks replaced by a season of uncertainty. The average salary likely will drop slightly for only the third time in 20 years, the first since 2004, and many teams are fretting over ticket sales...
Stars send Blues to 5-4 loss in overtime (04/05/09)
DALLAS -- The Dallas Stars won -- and lost. Defenseman Trevor Daley scored 16 seconds into overtime to give Dallas a 5-4 victory over the Blues on Saturday night. But it was a hollow victory for the Stars, who were eliminated from playoff contention...
What's happening today 4/5/09 (04/05/09)
Meet the artist The Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center will feature photographer Kevin Ward from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Nature Center. His work has helped catalog rare species believed to be unfamiliar in certain Missouri counties. His line of greeting cards and photographs can be found at "The Gallery" in Marquand, Mo., where he resides...
Program helps at-risk students succeed (04/05/09)
Seven young people recently graduated from the "Believe to Achieve" program, a collaborative effort between MERS (Metropolitan Employment and Rehabilitation Services) Goodwill, the Cape Girardeau School District, the Cape Girardeau Alternative School and Southeast Missouri Hospital. ...
Get organized in time for spring (04/05/09)
Just in time for spring cleaning, organization expert Denise Schofield is holding a Get Organized seminar at the Drury Lodge in Cape Girardeau. Schofield admits she wasn't born organized, but maintains that with a little work, anybody can lessen their clutter and operate more orderly. Schofield will devote the first half of the seminar to organizing things like games, drawers and cabinets and the last half she will talk about managing time and getting rid of paper clutter...
RSVP, VIP in Cape, Scott counties soliciting volunteers (04/05/09)
The Retired Senior Volunteer Program and Volunteer Intergenerational Center, serving Cape Girardeau and Scott counties, are recruiting volunteers for National Volunteer Week, April 19 to 25. It's your chance to do a good deed. Call 335-7555 or 573-887-3664 or e-mail rsvpvic@sbcglobal.net for more information or to sign up for a volunteer position...
March of Dimes selling used formal gowns today to raise money (04/05/09)
Volunteers with the March of Dimes do more than walk to raise money. Teams have organized doughnut sales, movie nights and today, one team is hosting "Ballgowns for Babies," a used formal gown sale in the Riverview Room above Buckner's Brewing Co. The new March of Dimes fundraiser will feature used, donated gowns for less than $100. High school students and sorority members, some of whom donated their gowns, will model the dresses in a fashion show at noon. The sale will start at 1 p.m...
Bollinger County native turns 103 years old (04/05/09)
Vernon Shell was born on a farm in Glen Allen, and spent 94 of his 103 years there, raising crops, cattle and his family. Shell celebrated his 103rd birthday March 27 at El Nathan Assisted Living Center with a cake decorated with a photo of him as a young farmer catching a young calf. ...
FYI 4/5/09 (04/05/09)
Krispy Kreme doughnut sale Order doughnuts to raise money for March of Dimes babies until April 15. Call Shelly Kaiser, on the March of Dimes Montgomery Bank team at 331-8508. Pick up is from 9 to 11:30 a.m. April 18 at Montgomery Bank, 200 S. Mount Auburn Road...
City mouse and country mouse make a home (04/05/09)
Husband-and-wife journalists Bob Miller and Callie Clark Miller use this space to offer their views on everyday issues. SHE SAID We're going to my parents' house to celebrate Dawson's first birthday this weekend. That sounds so weird. Normally, I would say we're going home instead of to my parents' house. But last week, that changed. My parents, who have lived in the same house for 26-plus years on the same property that has been in my dad's family since 1884, moved to a new house...
Mary Glasser (04/05/09)
KELSO, Mo. — Mary L. Glasser, 80, of Kelso died Saturday, April 4, 2009, at the Lutheran Home. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Home in Scott City.
Arbra Silvius (04/05/09)
Arbra L. Silvius, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, April 4, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Betty Smith (04/05/09)
Betty J. Smith, 76, of Jackson died Saturday, April 4, 2009, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center in Cape Girardeau. She had lived there since Jan. 21. Smith was born Nov. 3, 1932, in Jackson, to Chester C. and Mildred B. Clippard Smith. Smith graduated from Jackson High School in 1951. ...
Alice Morse (04/05/09)
PADUCAH, Ky. -- Alice Neiswonger Morse, 89, of Princeton, Ky., died Friday, April 3, 2009, at Paducah Nursing Center in Paducah. She was born Jan. 20, 1920, in McClure, Ill., daughter of Jesse A. and Jennie Mae Murphy Colyer. She and Lee Woodrow Neiswonger where married Dec. 25, 1938 in Cape Girardeau. He died in 1964. Later she married Thomas Morse on Aug. 8, 1973, in Hopkinsville, Ky. He died in 2004...
Gary Ferguson (04/05/09)
Gary Allen Ferguson, 50, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, March 26, 2009, at his home. He was born March 5, 1959, in Wichita, Kan., to Cecil Harris and Billie Jean Johnston Ferguson. He married Lydia Ferguson in 2000. She died in 2005. Ferguson served in the U.S. Army in South Korea from 1979 to 1981. After his military service, he worked as a heavy equipment mechanic for John Deere in New Jersey...
Opal Borders (04/05/09)
Opal J. Borders, 79, passed away April 4, 2009, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. The daughter of the late Bartie and Myrtle Merritt Wise, Borders was born Feb. 22, 1930, near Bernie, Mo. She and Gerald Borders were married Sept. 3, 1965, in Mississippi...
Hubert DeLay (04/05/09)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Hubert L. DeLay Sr., 83, died Friday, April 3, 2009, at his home in Sikeston following an extended illness. He was born July 19, 1925, near Advance, Mo. He and June E. Workman were married April 19, 1946. The son of the late David C. ...
Laws - Deschenes (04/05/09)
Jennifer Renee Laws and Christian Roland Deschenes were married Nov. 8, 2008, at Mount Mariah Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau. The Rev. Richard Summers performed the ceremony. Brett Yount played keyboards. The bride is the daughter of Laurie Laws of Richland, Mo. Roland and Irene Deschenes of Wilton, Maine, are parents of the groom...
Halter - Vandeven (04/05/09)
LEOPOLD, Mo. -- Alicia Renea Halter and Michael Gene Vandeven were married April 5, 2008, at St. John's Catholic Church. Monsignor Ed Eftink performed the ceremony. Servers were Corey Yount and Austin Scott of Leopold, cousins of the bride. Readers were Dennis and Pam Horrell of Leopold, godparents of the bride...
Hoffstetter - Beaudean (04/05/09)
The Rev. Gary and Marilyn Hoffstetter of Cape Girardeau announce the engagement of their daughter, Talitha Lynn Hoffstetter, to John Charles Beaudean. He is the son of Mark and Sally Beaudean of Cape Girardeau. Hoffstetter is a 2000 graduate of Moberly High School in Moberly, Mo. She received a bachelor of science degree in education and exercise science from Missouri Valley College in Marshall, Mo. She is a teacher and coach at Saxony Lutheran High School in Jackson...
Burford - Jennings (04/05/09)
BENTON, Mo. -- Ron and Janis Burford of Benton announce the engagement of their daughter, Julie Renee Burford, to Randy E. Jennings Jr., both of Cape Girardeau. He is the son of Randy and Jana Jennings of Bernie, Mo. Burford received a bachelor of science degree in dental hygiene from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in 2005. She is a registered dental hygienist at Cross Trails Medical Center in Cape Girardeau...
Petrea - McClintock (04/05/09)
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Petrea of Ruka, Ill., announce the engagement of their daughter, Miranda Luanne Petrea, to Thomas James McClintock. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Tom McClintock of Murphysboro, Ill. Petrea is a 2004 graduate of Salem Community High School. She received a degree in elementary education with certification in cross-categorical from Southeast Missouri State University in 2008. She is a fourth grade teacher with Cape Girardeau School District at Alma Schrader Elementary...
Bachmann - Lorenz (04/05/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Brian and Laurie Bachmann of Perryville announce the engagement of their daughter, Natalie Bachmann, to Kyle Lorenz. He is the son of Terry and Carol Lorenz of Farrar, Mo. Bachmann is a 2005 graduate of Perryville High School. ...
Kelley - Johnson (04/05/09)
Vince and Jan Kelley of Cape Girardeau announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Marie Kelley, to Benjamin Samuel Johnson. He is the son of Rick and Susan Brunke of Jackson and Samuel Johnson of Commerce, Mo. Kelley is a 2004 graduate of Notre Dame Regional High School. She expects to graduate in May from Southeast Missouri Hospital College of Nursing and Health Sciences. She is employed at Saint Francis Medical Center...
Gray - Cunningham (04/05/09)
Larry and Sheila Gray of Cape Girardeau and Rick and Vicki Winchester of Jackson announce the engagement of their daughter, Rhonda Gray, to Todd Allen Cunningham. He is the son of Robert and Lucille Cunningham of Ottawa, Ill., and Linda Cunningham of Marseilles, Ill...
Brown - Heckert (04/05/09)
Bill and Pat Heckert of Fallbrook, Calif., formerly of Cape Girardeau, announce the engagement of their son, Justin William Heckert, to Amanda Kathleen Brown, both of Atlanta, Ga. She is the daughter of Lee and Rene Brown of Inman, S.C. Heckert is a graduate of Central High School. He received a degree in journalism from the University of Missouri School of Journalism. He is a writer with ESPN The Magazine...
Michael - 50 years (04/05/09)
COMMERCE, Mo. -- Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. "Bob" Michael Jr. of Commerce celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary by attending St. Paul United Methodist Church, followed by a brunch reception in the fellowship hall March 1. Hosts were their children and grandchildren...
Kamp - 50 years (04/05/09)
Mr. and Mrs. Alvin W. Kamp of Jackson celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner Dec. 19, 2008, at Port Cape Girardeau. Hosts were his daughter, Deborah Clifton of Cape Girardeau, and her son, Lee Fronabarger of Carbondale, Ill. Guests attended from Cape Girardeau, Jackson, Millersville, and Willow Springs, Mo., and Carbondale...
Jefferson Elementary (04/05/09)
Jefferson Elementary A Honor Roll 4th grade: Emily Bagby, Madison Hankins, Sky Miller, Cassie Musgrave, Kirstin Weinzetl B Honor Roll 4th grade: Dallas Buchanan, Rebekah Garner, Keira Grigsby, Abby Hoxworth, Justice Oats, Collin Smith, Mark Smith, Kaylee Stinnett-Robinson, Kiana Winters...
Delta Elementary School (04/05/09)
Kindergarten: Kaya Carroll, Colby Crader, Lauren Crutsinger, Emily Landewee, Dale Lincoln, Katelyn Lunsford, Hunter Ourth, Danielle Thomas, Garrett Vandeven, Seth Hubbard, Mason Sitzes 1st grade: Ryan Birkman, Coley Blattel, Jonathan Bond, Katelyn Borneman, Grant Coomer, Morgan Crutsinger, Ashgen Dozier, Chloe Hamilton, Anna Hanselman, Devin Lesch, Logan Rhodes, Andrea Slinkard, Isaiah Thomas, Colton White, Skylar Barr...
Chaffee Elementary School (04/05/09)
3rd grade: Hallie Bollinger, Jace Russom, Brooklyn Sadler, Tucker Chaney, Tyler Whistler, Kallie Brewer, Mattison Cline, Alyssa Lunsford, Brandon Wallce. 4th grade: Isaac Bedwell, Dawson Copeland, Ricky Dennis, Ryan Holderfield, Sydney Kelso, Aaron Medlin, Anna Sadler, Kiley Wicker, Jaylynn Cabaniss, Kerri Cannon, Kody Olsen, Cody Pepple, Jordan Walker, Brandon Wiley...
Franklin Elementary School (04/05/09)
A Honor Roll 4th grade: Allison Vaughn, Kimberly Jones. B Honor Roll 4th grade: Nathan Hicks, Grace Nall, Dontay Hartfield, Blake Harris, Chaliya Bell, Madison Sides, Brett Kinder, Alexis Patterson, Kaitlyn Dodd, Colletta Pair, Alyssa Lance, Andrew Lawson, Madison Bittner...
Zalma Elementary (04/05/09)
Zalma Elementary A Honor Roll 1st grade: Eythan Burkman, Zach Findley, Haley Gunn, Megan Harvell, Mikayla Sargent, Hunter Stotts, Olivia Whitehead 2nd grade: Kordell Newberry, Emily Pickett, Arayah Wagner, Madison Younger 3rd grade: Jacob Borders, Shontel Ely, Julia Gregory, Brett Hovis, Callie Robinson, MacKenzie Rogers, Cierra Schmidt, Scott Robinson, Esther Jones...
Oak Ridge Elementary (04/05/09)
4th grade: Kyle Keller, Steven Masterson, Beth Mize, Brynn Myers, Katelyn Oehl, Olivia Ruiz, Maci Schamburg, Jarett Seabaugh, McKenzie Slinkard. 5th grade: Dakota DeRousse, Jessica Hahs, Shianna Hengl, Madison LeGrand, Ashley Lemonds, Tessa Mangels and Abigale Matthews...
St. Vincent De Paul Parish School (04/05/09)
St. Vincent De Paul Parish School 3rd quarter A Honor Roll 4th grade: Lindsay Parker, Destiny Bruenderman, Jack Essner, Andrew Little, Christopher Huckstep, Austin Van de Ven, Claudia Price, Annie Martin, Brooke Essner, Faith Essner, Sylvia Kolda, Lindsay Peters, Sam Mocherman, Maddie McClintock and Jordan Huff...
St. Joseph Parish School (04/05/09)
3rd Quarter A Honor Roll 4th Grade: Winston Welter 5th Grade: Marisa Hall, Olivia Jordan, 6th Grade: Joseph Beggs, Morgan Campbell, Lyndsie Robert, Rhett Simmons 7th Grade: Macy Hall, Shelby Rhymer 8th Grade: Loney Pender B Honor Roll...
Zalma Junior & Senior High School (04/05/09)
A Honor Roll 7th Grade: Mikayla Marler, Emily Merick, Dillan Vandeven, Emily Davis. 8th Grade: Kaitlin Northern 9th Grade: Tyler Blankenship, Kelsey Whitehead, Devin Gregory 10th Grade: Alisha Hendrix, Angela Dickinson, Stefanie Slemmer, Justin Stotts, Michael Holman...
Clippard Elementary School (04/05/09)
A Honor Roll 4th grade: Harrison Ayers, Jacob Camp, Katherine Carns, Jacquen Cummins, Natalie Davis, Madilyn Dunn, Madison Dush, Yasdani Gonzalez, Madalyn Gutierrez, Emily Hiatt, Katie Kinder, Dylan Kyle, Trenton Leimer, Marisol Morales, Michael Morrison, Alicia Stull, Steven Sundstrom, Luke Wilson...
Kelly Middle School (04/05/09)
A Honor Roll 6th grade: Shelby Beggs, Kara Heeb, Sarah Hupp Jacob Riley 7th grade: Trey Scheurenberg, Trey Walker, Breanna White, Audrey Wilkerson 8th grade: Hailey Alley, Jeannie Campbell, Nathan Chandler, Brent Forck, Adisynne Neumeyer, Zachary Rhodes, Jessica Schmidt, Amy Tew, Jessica Worth...
Police report 4/5/09 (04/05/09)
Cape Girardeau: DWIs; Arrests; Summonses; Burglary; Thefts; Property damage; Miscellaneous; Jackson: Theft; Summons; Property damage; Miscellaneous
Fire report 4/5/09 (04/05/09)
Cape Girardeau Firefighters responded to the following calls Friday: n At 10:41 p.m., emergency medical service in the 2800 block of Cape La Croix Road. n At 10:50 p.m., emergency medical service in the 3000 block of Mimosa Drive. n At 11:46 p.m., emergency medical service in the 2100 block of William Street...
Out of the past 4/5/09 (04/05/09)
25 years ago: April 5, 1984 A $3.2 million item to begin construction of a multipurpose building in Cape Girardeau is included in a $179 million capital improvements package approved today by the House Budget Committee headed by state Rep. Marvin E. Proffer of Jackson...
Jobs - and so much more - created by historic preservation (04/05/09)
By Richard Moe As legislators consider changing Missouri's Historic Tax Credit Program, one question is uppermost in their minds: Does it create jobs? In a time of economic turmoil and mounting budget deficits, that threshold question is the starting point for most legislative debates in Jefferson City this year...
Bullying: It's not a rite of passage (04/05/09)
By Chris Guinther "It's an average teenager's weekday ... going to school, being beat up, having lunch money stolen ... the usual. It's sad to say, but bullying is at its worst these days. About 1 out of every 4 teens admits they are bullies or are being bullied. ...
High school artists show winning and creative styles (04/05/09)
Along with the many other examples of academic excellence among elementary, high school and college students in Southeast Missouri, now comes the 31st annual High School Art Exhibition that showcases the art of students and their teachers. Through April 22, the featured art is on display at the Crisp Museum at Southeast Missouri State University's River Campus -- an excellent showcase for the efforts of the students and their teachers...
Students learn about business (04/05/09)
The only thing I knew about Junior Achievement was that it worked with students and taught them about business. Wow, was I wrong! Did you know that our JA branch, which was established in 1943, is supported by 5,000 volunteers who have served more than 119,000 children in Missouri and Illinois and we locally have 100 volunteers who serve 5,400 students? The programs are generously supported by local businesses and private donations...
Speak Out 4/5/09 (04/05/09)
Nuisance cameras; Judging Obama; Thanks for letter; Expressing outrage; Bullying advice; Pet donations; Smelly party
Prayer 4/5/09 (04/05/09)
Hosanna! Blessed is the one who comes in the name of the Lord. Amen.
Marble Hill Ward I Alderman Clint Lacy endorses Challenger (04/05/09)
It is my honor to endorse the candidacy of Josh Andrews for Ward I alderman, City of Marble Hill. Josh is an honest, principled man who will stand with and for the people of Marble Hill. His candidacy has already made a positive impact for the citizens in his neighborhood...
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