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Stories from Sunday, October 25, 2009

Cuts in bridge funding likely to delay Southeast Missouri projects (10/25/09)
Cuts in federal transportation funding could place hundreds of state bridge improvements on hold. More than half of the $202 million in funding was rescinded from future projects to repair or replace bridges, some which are deemed unsafe. Other cuts include improvements to landscaping, pedestrian facilities and basic maintenance to roadways. Nationwide $8.7 billion was cut...
Cape Girardeau man released after arrest for flag desecration (10/25/09)
A Cape Girardeau man was arrested for flag desecration Friday, a case that was dismissed within hours because of a 1989 U.S. Supreme Court decision that declared flag burning was protected speech under the First Amendment. Cape Girardeau County Prosecuting Attorney Morley Swingle said that he was unaware of the case, Texas v. Johnson, that invalidated the laws of 48 states, when he filed misdemeanor charges against Frank L. Snider III. Missouri's law was passed in 1980.
German food, polka music and throwing trombones: Celebrating Old Town Cape's first Oktoberfest (10/25/09)
The sounds of oom-pah music filled the air in downtown Cape Girardeau as Pat Schwent and "The German Hot Seven" polka band entertained the crowd at the first Old Town Cape Oktoberfest. The event, set at the gazebo on the Common Pleas Courthouse lawn, drew people who wanted to hear the music, drink a beer, eat some traditional foods and even toss a trombone.
Neighborhood Connections holds sixth annual block party (10/25/09)
In Cape Girardeau, a clear fall day on Fountain Street was the scene of a lot of commotion Saturday. A crowd of about three hundred had gathered. Music blared. Smoke wafted. People started drawing on the streets. Then the first responders came: A police car, a firetruck ... and a herd of small ponies.
Co-founder of SEMO NASV wins Zonta Club's Women of Achievement Award (10/25/09)
Kathy Blevins grabbed her husband's hand just before her name was announced Friday at the Zonta Women of Achievement Luncheon. "I am grateful for the women who allowed me to share in the personal moments of their life," said Sarah Francis as she read from an essay written by Blevins. Francis read a portion of the essay before attaching a name to the words, but Blevins and her husband of 40 years, Jim, braced themselves for the announcement...
Secretary of State Carnahan visits Cape Zonta luncheon (10/25/09)
Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan visited with Cape Girardeau's women leaders at the Zonta Women of Achievement luncheon Friday. The Cape Girardeau Zonta Club event draws about 300 people annually to raise money for scholarships and service projects...
Celebration marks 150 years of change in Cape law enforcement (10/25/09)
Members of the community joined members of the Cape Girardeau Police Department on Saturday at the Cape River Heritage Museum to celebrate the department's 150th anniversary.
Three Rivers looking to expand Sikeston campus (10/25/09)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Three Rivers Community College is looking to expand its Sikeston center -- but first it needs to find a new, bigger location.
Road work to reduce Route P in Stoddard, Scott, Cape Girardeau counties (10/25/09)
Route P in Stoddard, Scott, and Cape Girardeau counties will be reduced to one lane while Missouri Department of Transportation crews apply liquid asphalt to seal the pavement. This section of roadway is located from Highway 91 near Bell City to Highway 25 at Delta...
Jackson girls cross country takes third in district meet (10/25/09)
The Jackson High School girls cross country team had hopes of bringing home a district title. A bout with the flu hampered those plans, but the Indians still comfortably advanced in the postseason. Jackson finished third in Saturday's Class 4 District 1 meet at the Jackson City Park. The top four squads and top 30 individuals advanced to Saturday's sectional at the same site...
St. Vincent takes home win, heads to playoffs (10/25/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- The St. Vincent High School football team finally came alive in the fourth quarter Friday night. As a result, the Indians are headed to the playoffs. St. Vincent scored the game's final 16 points -- all in the last 10 minutes -- to beat visiting Portageville 16-6...
Tigers place second in district (10/25/09)
Central High School cross country coach Mark Hahn figured talented Lindbergh would have to give his boys team some help. Lindbergh didn't oblige, but Hahn was still pleased with the Tigers' second-place finish during Saturday's Class 4 District 1 meet at the Jackson City Park...
Notre Dame wins 3-0 to claim first softball title (10/25/09)
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. -- Lauren Reinagel wants her dog. Notre Dame's standout pitcher said her father, Notre Dame assistant coach Ray Reinagel, made a deal during the Jackson Invitational that if the Bulldogs won the state title, she could get a dog...
Eureka takes down Central 43-0 (10/25/09)
EUREKA, Mo. -- They may have been close to the Six Flags amusement park Friday night, but the Central Tigers weren't enjoying many thrills or much fun. Eureka's stout defense stifled Central's offense 43-0. The loss ended the Tigers' hopes for a postseason berth. It also was the Tigers' 19th consecutive loss on the road...
Eagle Ridge volleyball squad places second at state tournament (10/25/09)
The Eagle Ridge girls volleyball team finished second at the MCSAA state tournament Saturday in Joplin, Mo. The Eagles (17-12) fell to Grandview 25-13, 25-13 in the championship match. Eagle Ridge had reached the final by finishing first in its pool with a 3-1 record, then winning two matches Saturday...
Scott City eliminated from playoff contention (10/25/09)
Crystal City junior quarterback Neil Slabby threw six touchdown passes as the Hornets eliminated Scott City from playoff contention with a 54-21 victory Friday night. Slabby connected on 17 of 21 passes for 292 yards as Crystal City improved to 2-0 in Class 2 District 2 and clinched a playoff spot...
ND seniors finally get their title (10/25/09)
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. -- Notre Dame senior Brooke Glastetter said the Bulldogs almost were destined to win the state championship this year. Glastetter finished third in the state as a sophomore and second as a junior. She and her fellow seniors refused to be denied the final step at this year's Class 3 softball final four...
Father called pitches during daughter's perfect game (10/25/09)
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. -- Lauren Reinagel and her father, assistant coach Ray Reinagel, were the last two Notre Dame team members to make it to the bus after Saturday's victory in the Class 3 state championship game. Lauren clung to the game ball as she walked toward the bus, side by side with her father. Her high school career had just ended in fairytale fashion...
Dexter knocks off Perryville 41-0 (10/25/09)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Dexter scored in every quarter and the defense had its best showing of the season as the Bearcats defeated Perryville 41-0 at Charles Bland Stadium on Friday night. The win puts Dexter in position to lock up second place in Class 3 District 1 and move on to the playoffs with a win Thursday. ...
Chaffee suffers 38-6 loss at Hayti (10/25/09)
Chaffee football coach Charlie Vickery has seen a troublesome trend in his team's play this season. "Our problem all year has been giving up the big play," Vickery said. That was once again the problem for the Red Devils in their 38-6 loss at Hayti on Friday night in Class 1 District 1 action...
Jackson falls out of running for playoffs (10/25/09)
FENTON, Mo. -- The Jackson football team found itself mired on a muddy field for the third straight week Friday. And just as inescapable, the Indians found themselves mired in the problems that have slowed them from the first week of the season...
Redhawks provide sneak preview (10/25/09)
Dickey Nutt considers Division I rookies Anthony Allison and Cameron Butler to already be leaders on Nutt's first Southeast Missouri State men's basketball team. Allison and Butler showed Saturday that they also just might prove to be among the Redhawks' most productive players this season...
Redhawks soccer ties MSU (10/25/09)
The Southeast Missouri State women's soccer team took an early lead Friday night but settled for 1-1 tie at Ohio Valley Conference leader Morehead State. Southeast is 7-5-3 overall and 2-1-3 in OVC play, good for sixth place in the nine-team league. The top six finishers qualify for the conference tournament. Morehead is 7-6-4 and 4-0-3...
Southeast football falls to Tech, drops to 1-6 (10/25/09)
The struggles for the Southeast Missouri State football team continued Saturday as the Redhawks suffered their sixth straight loss. Southeast fell to Tennessee Tech 28-16 in Cookeville, Tenn., as the Redhawks remained the Ohio Valley Conference's only squad without a league win...
Stars stay unbeaten on road, defeat Blues 4-1 (10/25/09)
ST. LOUIS -- Loui Eriksson had a goal and an assist, Marty Turco made 26 saves and the Dallas Stars beat the St. Louis Blues 4-1 on Saturday night improve to 4-0-3 on the road. James Neal, Tom Wandell and Brian Sutherby also scored, and Brad Richards added two assists to help the Stars set a franchise record with points in seven straight road games...
MLB Rain washes out Game 6 of ALCS (10/25/09)
NEW YORK -- Game 6 of the AL championship series between the Los Angeles Angels and New York Yankees has been postponed because of rain. The game was rescheduled for 7:20 p.m. today at Yankee Stadium. New York leads the series 3-2 and need one victory to clinch its 40th pennant and reach the World Series for the first time since 2003...
Texas hands Missouri its third straight Big 12 loss (10/25/09)
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Colt McCoy completed his first 11 passes and produced touchdowns on No. 3 Texas' first three drives, helping to put Missouri away early in a 41-7 victory Saturday night. McCoy matched his season best with three touchdown passes, two of them to Jordan Shipley, while Texas' defense blocked a punt for a score in a nearly flawless first half that produced a 35-7 lead...
Rams try to end 16-game skid against 5-0 Colts (10/25/09)
ST. LOUIS -- Double-digit favorites on the road to win their 15th consecutive regular-season game, the Indianapolis Colts act as if they have a more difficult test than the winless St. Louis Rams. "We have a tough battle on our hands," Colts coach Jim Caldwell said. "That's for sure."...
From the Pulpit: Double duty (10/25/09)
The Rev. David E. Schaffner maintains a double life. He works part time as a road salesman for Fisher Auto Parts and has served the St. John's United Church of Christ as its pastor for 18 years. Before his sales gig, he worked full time for the Jim Wilson Co. in Cape Girardeau. Before he became the full-time pastor, he substituted for St. John's pastor. Schaffner calls it "part of my training."...
Tortoiseshell cat, chocolate Lab up for adoption (10/25/09)
Jina is a 2-year-old gray-and-cream tortoiseshell cat. She likes to be petted and is loving. Jina is spayed and up-to-date on shots. For more information, contact Safe Harbor at 243-9823...
Good deed of the week 10/25/09 (10/25/09)
Kim Stricker has been captivated by radio control, control line and free flight model airplanes since his uncle, Wayne Stricker, taught him to fly them in 1967 in his Boaz, Ill., backyard. Kim Stricker, now 55, decided recently to fulfill his childhood fantasy of flying a small radio plane from his home in Olmsted, Ill., to his uncle's field in Boaz, 15 miles away. ...
Jackson, Bell City students graduate basic training (10/25/09)
Army Reserve Pfc. Kevin T. White, currently a student at Jackson High School, and Army National Guard Pvt. Jason A. Hess, currently a student at Bell City High School, have graduated from basic military training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C., under the Split-Option Enlistment Program to serve as a member of the Army National Guard or Reserve. ...
Area native graduates Army basic training Army Reserve (10/25/09)
Pvt. Joshua D. Seyer has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission and received instruction and training exercises in drill and ceremonies, Army history, core values and traditions, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, rifle marksmanship, weapons use, map reading and land navigation, foot marches, armed and unarmed combat, and field maneuvers and tactics. ...
FYI 10/25/09 (10/25/09)
Jackson FBLA will trick or treat for cans Members of Jackson High School's chapter of Future Business Leaders of America will hit the streets Tuesday to trick-or-treat for canned food to be donated to the Jackson Ministerial Alliance. FBLA members will be going door to door for cans of food from 6 to 8 p.m...
Generous Community (10/25/09)
Memory Walk moving toward goal The Alzheimer's Association, St. Louis chapter, raised $52,000 toward its SEMO Memory Walk goal of $60,000, with its walk Sept. 12 at Capaha Park. Donations will be accepted through the end of the year. More than 150 people showed up to walk in support of the Alzheimer's Association. ...
Life is a kaleidoscope (10/25/09)
We passed a Toyota car on the interstate. Another was a Ford. One automobile held a man, but a woman drove the next. Then a couple went by in a truck. Some of the passengers were talking, others looked silent. "How interesting," I thought. Life is filled with ever-changing variety, both mental and physical. How can anyone ever become bored?...
Make the decision to kill a lion (10/25/09)
In any given day we make a thousand decisions: Wear the blue tie or the orange. Black shoes or brown. Decaf, regular or stop off at the coffee shop and pick up a latte. Thousands of decisions, and that's before we walk out the door. When the day-to-day decisions become paralyzing, how in the world do we rise to challenge of making the life-altering ones?...
Halloween tradition (10/25/09)
Judy Rhodes gave son Joel and daughter-in-law Jeanie a wedding gift that created an annual tradition: elaborately decorating their home in Cape Girardeau for Halloween every October. Her gift was a motorized witch who flies in circles over a hill, in honor of the couples' first meeting, which was on Halloween...
Serving seniors (10/25/09)
Editor's note: This is the eighth in a series of stories with an introduction from Nancy Jernigan at the United Way highlighting volunteers and agencies who are active in or funded by the United Way of Southeast Missouri. To get involved, visit the United Way online at www.unitedwayofsemo.org, at its offices at 430A Broadway or by phone at 334-9634....
A frog in your pond (10/25/09)
This picture shows an American green tree frog embracing a dandelion that has decided to bloom in autumn rather than spring. Home for this small climbing frog includes all of the U.S. Gulf Coast as well as along the southern half of the Atlantic seaboard. Southeast Missouri is at the northern edge of this small 2 1/2-inch frog's range...
Patton, Mo., native spread his wings (10/25/09)
Southeast Missouri is defined by its special people and special places. A person who is clearly deserving of special recognition is Ira Oris Biffle from Patton, Mo. On Dec. 1, 1927, the first commercial airplane landed at Chicago Air Park, which was dedicated as Chicago Municipal Airport the following week, and Midway Airport in 1949. ...
Mary Fitzgerald (10/25/09)
Mary E. Hurston Fitzgerald, 85, of Saginaw, Mich., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2009, at Tendercare in Saginaw. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to service time Thursday at Jones Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Kenneth Mixen officiating. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery near Dongola, Ill...
Dale Brown (10/25/09)
A. Dale Brown, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009, at his home. He was born Sept. 16, 1932, in Tyronza, Ark., son of Alvis Durant and Lillian Frances Ables Brown. He and Earlene Duley were married Oct. 31, 1952, in Piggott, Ark...
Karen Bracken (10/25/09)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Karen Little Bracken, 61, of Cairo died Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009, at the home of a brother in Mounds, Ill. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon Monday at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill. The funeral will be at noon Monday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Tom Hoskins officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery at Thebes, Ill...
Steven Moore (10/25/09)
Steven Ray "Sarge" Moore, 65, of Oldsmar, Fla., formerly of Cape Girardeau, passed away Monday, Oct. 5, 2009. He was born April 7, 1944, in Cape Girardeau, to Charles and Philo Ludwig Moore. Moore was a 1962 graduate of Central High School. He worked at the former Wyatt's Grocery and the former Hirsh's Grocery, both in Cape Girardeau...
Clifford Dannenmueller (10/25/09)
Clifford George Dannenmueller, 80, of Scott City died Friday, Oct. 23, 2009, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 24, 1929, at Oran, Mo., the son of Leo and Coletta Heisserer Dannenmueller. He married Dorothy Schaefer on May 5, 1951, at Kelso, Mo...
Martha Reynolds (10/25/09)
Martha Lee Portlock Reynolds, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Oct. 23, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born March 4, 1924, in Sikeston, Mo., the daughter of Walter David and Gladys Ethel Meatte Portlock. She and Patrick C. Reynolds were married in Cape Girardeau. He preceded her in death July 3, 1990...
Shirley Hefflinger (10/25/09)
Shirley Ann Elizabeth Hefflinger, 67, of Grassy, Mo., died Friday, Oct. 23, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Nov. 21, 1941, at Red Bud, Ill., daughter of Martin and Alice E. Wall Burgdorf. She married August Hefflinger on March 16, 1960, in Waterloo, Ill...
Bernice Scholl (10/25/09)
Bernice L. Scholl of St. Louis County passed away at her home Saturday, Oct. 24, 2009. She was born Feb. 8, 1943, in Uniontown, Mo., to Albert and Vera Wichern. She married Vernon R. Scholl Oct. 7, 1978, in Ladue, Mo. He preceded her in death. Bernice is survived by her mother, Vera Wichern; two sisters, Eileen (Charles) Rauh, Gerri (Ron) Hoehn; a brother, Dennis Wichern; two nieces; three nephews; four great-nieces; and four great-nephews...
Delores Sitzes (10/25/09)
Delores Catherine Sitzes, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Oct. 24, 2009, at her home. She was born Aug. 27, 1924, in Chicago to Henry and Mary Ramangano Murphy. She and Fred B. Sitzes were married Jan. 28, 1950, at Chicago. He passed away Dec. 13, 2007...
Dale Brown (10/25/09)
A. Dale Brown, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009, at his home. He was born Sept. 16, 1932, in Tyronza, Ark., son of Alvis Durant and Lillian Frances Ables Brown. He and Earlene Duley were married Oct. 31, 1952, in Piggott, Ark. Dale was a graduate of Gideon High School and attended the University of Missouri...
Births (10/25/09)
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Morton - Wichern (10/25/09)
Chelsea Morton and Phillip Wichern were united in marriage Aug. 15, 2009, at New McKendree United Methodist Church in Jackson. John Rice performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Jeff and Mary Morton of Jackson. The groom is the son of Dennis Wichern of Jackson and Wanda Bailey of Benton, Mo...
Blattner - Schmitt (10/25/09)
Laura Beth Blattner and Timothy J. Schmitt were married June 3, 2009, in Orange Beach, Ala. Wesley A. Sundberg performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of John A. and Jane Blattner of Cape Girardeau. The groom is the son of JoAnn Schmitt of Chaffee, Mo...
Wenskay - Groefsema (10/25/09)
April Wenskay and Clay Groefsema Jr. were married June 27, 2009, at the home of his parents in Lemoore, Calif. The Rev. Carl Lingren performed the ceremony. Soloist was Cristina Bailey of Monterey, Calif. The bride is the daughter of Carl and Lori Wenskay of Cape Girardeau. The groom is the son of Clay and Jan Groefsema Sr...
Spaeth - Grueninger (10/25/09)
Louis "Bradley" and Chelsea Elizabeth Grueninger were married June 13, 2009, at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Cape Girardeau. The Rev. David Hulshof performed the ceremony. Pianist was Dolly Ruiz of Cairo, Ill., aunt of the groom. Soloist was Sarah Brown of Grand Rapids, Mich., cousin of the bride...
Wills - Falkenburry (10/25/09)
Courtney Anne Wills and James Aaron Falkenburry exchanged wedding vows June 27, 2009, at the Cape Girardeau County Courthouse gazebo in Jackson. The Rev. Naamon Eaker performed the ceremony. Guitarist was Shannon Meyer of Cape Girardeau. The bride is the daughter of Russ and Sandy Wills of Cape Girardeau. The groom is the son of James Masters of Anna, Ill., and Patricia Moutell of Grand Tower, Ill...
Davis - Umbeck (10/25/09)
William and Julia Davis of Jackson announce the engagement of their daughter, Claire Elisabeth Davis, to David Anthony Umbeck. He is the son of John and Shirley Umbeck of Oak Ridge. Davis is a 2006 graduate of Jackson High School. Umbeck is a 2006 graduate of Oak Ridge High School. He is employed at VIP Industries in Fruitland...
Easton-Ragan (10/25/09)
Beth Easton of Poplar Bluff, Mo., and Joe Easton of Eureka Springs, Ark., announce the engagement of their daughter, Erin Maureen Easton, to Aaron Lee Ragan, both of Cape Girardeau. He is the son of Betty and Jim Garris and Lee and Sherri Ragan, all of Malden, Mo...
Sawyer - Archer (10/25/09)
Dean and Chris Sawyer of Whitewater announce the engagement of their daughter, Amber Jeneanne Sawyer, to Marcus Duane Archer Jr. He is the son of Marc and Tana Archer of Vidalia, La. Sawyer received a bachelor of science degree in elementary education from Southeast Missouri State University. She is a first-grade teacher with the Woodland School District in Marble Hill, Mo...
Stone - Barks (10/25/09)
Garry Leon Stone Jr. of Jackson and Tammy and Jon Herdich of Licking, Mo., announce the engagement of their daughter, Jodie Marie Stone, to Anthony Brad Lee Barks. He is the son of Robert and Renee Barks of Oak Ridge. Stone is a graduate of Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center. She is a respiratory therapist at Continental Wound Center...
Fire report 10/25/09 (10/25/09)
Cape Girardeau Firefighters responded to the following call Thursday: Firefighters responded to the following calls Friday: Firefighters responded to the following calls Saturday: Jackson Firefighters responded to the following call Thursday: Firefighters responded to the following calls Friday:...
Police report 10/25/09 (10/25/09)
Cape Girardeau: Arrests; Assaults; Thefts; Miscellaneous; Jackson: Arrests; Thefts; Property damage; Miscellaneous; Cape Girardeau County: DWI; Arrests
Out of the past 10/25/09 (10/25/09)
25 years ago: Oct. 25, 1984 Melvin Gateley will ascend to the presidency of the Missouri State Teachers Association next week at the body's fall meeting in Kansas City; the L.J. Schultz School principal will guide an organization with 32,000 members...
Empty bowls (10/25/09)
Once again, the Empty Bowls Project is raising awareness of hunger while raising money for local hunger-fighting organizations. More than 800 bowls have been created for this year's project. Last Sunday an Empty Bowls banquet was held at the Salvation Army. Participants purchased bowls for $12 and had a meal of soup. Another Empty Bowls banquet will be Nov. 11 for Southeast Missouri State University students, staff and faculty at Dearmont Hall...
Micromanaging the bailouts (10/25/09)
The right-wing media are outraged that the government is interfering with capitalism by limiting executive wages of bailed-out companies like AIG and General Motors. Are you kidding me? Have they forgotten that when you (the taxpayers) bring the gold, you make the rules? These "talented" executives tried to run their companies into the ground and came to the taxpayers for help. ...
Ways to get cleaner air (10/25/09)
Global-warming skeptics are pointing to a recent cooling trend to claim that global warming doesn't exist, while others claim the time of the recent trend is too short to be significant. The evidence recorded by geologists place the ice ages as tens of thousands of years apart, so I don't believe either side can determine whether we are in warming or cooling based on the less than 200 years of data that we have...
Speak Out 10/25/09 (10/25/09)
False idol; Defining the terms; Misleading article; Treating waste
Prayer 10/25/09 (10/25/09)
You are our Creator and Lord, O God, and we sing your praises for all to hear. Amen.
Fort Massac Encampment (10/25/09)
This photo was taken at the Fort Massac Encampment at Metropolis,IL on October 17th.
Begging for Dinner (10/25/09)
Bella is a sweet girl I picked up as a stray from my apartment's parking lot. She was hit by a car as a kitten, and is completely blind as a result. She doesn't let that stop her though - she loves to play fetch and be around people. She also loves to act, and if she can, she'll try to convince you that she should eat people food, too! Here, she was asking for me to share my soup...
Alex (10/25/09)
This is my oldest son, Alex. I Jackson City Park Alex was 16 last weekend. Happy BIrthday Alex.
Kaden (10/25/09)
This is my son, Kaden. It was his birthday. HAPPY BIRTHDAY KADEN!!!
Jordi (10/25/09)
This is my daughter. I love to photograph her and every year we trek to Jackson Park and take some pics. We load up as many friends and try to find just the right spots in the park.
Tessa (10/25/09)
We always try and find spots where mother nature provides the backdrop.
Bobbi (10/25/09)
Bobbi is a friend of my daughters. Every year we go out in the fall and take pics in Jackson Park.
Still Waters (10/25/09)
The fall colors and reflections were beautiful late Saturday afternoon October 24th at Tywappity Lake in Chaffee Missouri.
Fall at the overlook at Trail of Tears State Park (10/25/09)
Taken 10/24/2009 at the Mississippi overlook at Trail of Tears State park.
Sweet gum ablaze (10/25/09)
This sweet gum in front of Benton Senior Housing was at the peak of its foliage on Saturday October 24.
Stairway to Heaven (10/25/09)
This was taken while I was photographing my daughter's senior pictures. It caught my eye and the scripture verse came to mind.
Changing Colors (10/25/09)
Fall is a beautiful time of year with all the changing colors .
The Glenn House (10/25/09)
Captured this beautiful photo of The Glenn House Friday afternoon October 23 .
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