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Stories from Monday, October 26, 2009

Bridge collision, motorcycle accident among Sunday crashes (10/26/09)
Former Kentucky highway patrolman tapped for position in prosecutor's office (10/26/09)
A veteran of Kentucky law enforcement has been tapped to fill the restitution clerk position in the prosecutor's office and help out with investigative duties the Cape Girardeau County Prosecuting Attorney's office...
'Greatest of All Days' when President Taft visited Cape Girardeau in 1909 (10/26/09)
At 4 a.m. on the morning of Oct. 26, 1909, every telephone in Cape Girardeau started ringing. It was the signal that President William Howard Taft was nearing the city at the head of a massive Mississippi River flotilla for the first -- and so far only -- visit to the city by a sitting president for purely official business...
Arts Council of Southeast Missouri honors Mike Dumey, Utahna Hancock for work with the arts (10/26/09)
If you've seen Mike Dumey, you've seen him smile. The director of stage choir for Cape Girardeau Central Junior High has a relentlessly optimistic demeanor and a seemingly unending supply of energy, which helps as he runs around stages and shepherds teens and pre-teens into the cast of Broadway shows and musical revues...
The Rev. Dave Andrus helps the blind find faith with outreach organization (10/26/09)
Although he has none, the Rev. Dave Andrus thinks eyesight can be a painful thing because it can draw people into temptation. As the executive director of the Lutheran Mission to the Blind, a national organization that promotes an introduction to Christianity and ministry training for people who are blind, Andrus spoke to the congregation of Good Shepard Lutheran Chapel in Cape Girardeau on Sunday about the mission of his work. ...
Investigation uncovers evidence of paranormal activity in Cape Girardeau home (10/26/09)
Paranormal investigators said they found evidence that suggests the Sherwood-Minton house has a couple of resident spirits. Rich Newman and Mike Uelsmann of Memphis, Tenn.-based Paranormal Inc. came to the house at 444 Washington on Oct. 17 to conduct an investigation...
Mo. finally produces Medicaid report (10/26/09)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- After claiming for more than a year that it could not do so, the Missouri Department of Social Services finally has obeyed a state law and published a list of employers whose workers get government-funded Medicaid health care coverage...
GAO: FDA fails to follow up on unproven drugs (10/26/09)
WASHINGTON -- The Food and Drug Administration has allowed drugs for cancer and other diseases to stay on the market even when follow-up studies showed they didn't save lives, say congressional investigators. And the agency has never pulled a drug off the market because of a lack of required follow-up about its actual benefits -- even when such information is more than a decade overdue, according to a report due out today from the Government Accountability Office...
Senator: Public option close to gaining votes (10/26/09)
WASHINGTON -- A proposal for government-backed health insurance is close to gaining the 60 votes needed to pass the Senate and probably will be in overhaul legislation, a Senate Democratic leader said Sunday. A proposal for the public option that is gaining wide support would allow states to choose not to participate in a government-run insurance program, said New York Sen. ...
Health insurers' profits not as fat as some Dems claim (10/26/09)
WASHINGTON -- Quick quiz: What do these enterprises have in common? Farm and construction machinery, Tupperware, the railroads, Hershey sweets, Yum food brands and Yahoo? Answer: They're all more profitable than the health insurance industry. In the health care debate, Democrats and their allies have gone after insurance companies as rapacious profiteers making "immoral" and "obscene" returns while "the bodies pile up."...
Bill Gates sways gov't dollars (10/26/09)
WASHINGTON -- The real secretary of education, the joke goes, is Bill Gates. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has been the biggest player by far in the school reform movement, spending around $200 million a year on grants to elementary and secondary education...
Nuclear energy pivotal in climate debate (10/26/09)
WASHINGTON -- Nuclear energy, once vilified by environmentalists and facing a dim future, has become a pivotal bargaining chip as Senate Democrats hunt for Republican votes to pass climate legislation. The industry's long-standing campaign to rebrand itself as green is gaining footing as part of the effort to curtail greenhouse gases...
R.I. tracking H1N1 via electronic records (10/26/09)
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- State health officials are tracking the spread of swine flu through electronic prescription records, developing what they believe is a model that could help doctors more easily identify and respond to an outbreak of the illness...
Appalachian leaders study energy help (10/26/09)
CINCINNATI -- Appalachian leaders are seeking ways to use alternative energy initiatives to spark the 13-state region's long-sluggish economy. The annual Appalachian Regional Commission conference, held in Athens, Ohio, this week, will focus on how to give the struggling region a big role in the push for more use of renewable sources such as solar and wind, bringing so-called "green jobs" with it...
Feds interview crew of plane that overshot airport (10/26/09)
MINNEAPOLIS -- Federal investigators interviewed the crew of the Northwest Airlines flight that overshot the Minneapolis airport by 150 miles Sunday. National Transportation Safety Board spokesman Keith Holloway said investigators were interviewing the pilot and co-pilot in person in Minneapolis. He would not provide additional details, but did say the NTSB would not comment on the substance of the discussions until today at the earliest...
Actor Lou Jacobi dies in NYC at 95 (10/26/09)
NEW YORK -- Actor Lou Jacobi, who was known for comic roles and won praise in dramatic ones over a long career in the theater and movies, died Friday at his home in Manhattan. He was 95. Jacobi made his Broadway debut in 1955 in "The Diary of Anne Frank," and nine other Broadway plays...
Twin bombings leave 147 dead in Baghdad (10/26/09)
BAGHDAD -- A pair of suicide car bombings Sunday devastated the heart of Iraq's capital, killing at least 147 people in the country's deadliest attack in more than two years. The bombs targeted two government buildings and called into question Iraq's ability to protect its people as U.S. forces withdraw...
Twin bombings leave 147 dead in Baghdad (10/26/09)
BAGHDAD -- A pair of suicide car bombings Sunday devastated the heart of Iraq's capital, killing at least 147 people in the country's deadliest attack in more than two years. The bombs targeted two government buildings and called into question Iraq's ability to protect its people as U.S. forces withdraw...
Clashes erupt between Israeli police, Palestinians at holy site (10/26/09)
JERUSALEM -- Israeli police firing stun grenades faced off Sunday against masked Palestinian protesters hurling stones and plastic chairs outside the Holy Land's most volatile shrine, where past violence has escalated into prolonged conflict. A wall of Israeli riot police behind plexiglass shields marched toward young men covering their faces with T-shirts and scarves, sending many of them running for cover into the Al-Aqsa mosque, one of the Islamic structures in the compound known to Jews as the Temple Mount and to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary.. ...
From Soviet-era ecological ruin, Aral Sea is reborn (10/26/09)
AKESPE, Kazakhstan -- Standing on the shore under the relentless Central Asian sun, Badarkhan Prikeyev drew on a cigarette and squinted into the distance as one fishing boat after another returned with the day's catch. Until recently, this spot where the fish merchant was standing, in a man-made desert at the edge of nowhere, represented one of the world's worst environmental calamities...
Feds investigating fire at Puerto Rican fuel depot (10/26/09)
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- More than 100 federal authorities entered a smoldering fuel depot for the first time Sunday to investigate whether someone intentionally caused an explosion that forced hundreds to evacuate and spewed thick, toxic smoke across the region...
Offense carries Eagle Ridge to state soccer title (10/26/09)
The Eagle Ridge boys soccer team entered the state tournament determined not to let history repeat itself. The Eagles dominated offensively on their way to the Missouri Christian School Athletic Association state title Saturday. "It was a pretty exciting night," Eagle Ridge coach Jonathan Thomasson Sr. said...
High school roundup: Lynch lifts Bulldogs to 2-0 win (10/26/09)
All the local high school sports action from Saturday that was reported to the Southeast Missourian.
Southeast roundup: Soccer team falls to E. Kentucky (10/26/09)
A collection of reports on Southeast's action over the weekend.
La Russa: 'Closer' to decision about future with Cardinals (10/26/09)
ST. LOUIS -- Cardinals manager Tony La Russa took a flight from his West Coast home to St. Louis on Sunday for further talks about his future. There was a report, too, Mark McGwire might join him as a coach. La Russa said in a telephone interview before boarding a plane that discussions were ongoing, and that he was planning to attend a Bruce Springsteen concert later that evening...
Manning carves up Rams (10/26/09)
ST. LOUIS -- The Indianapolis Colts were too good Sunday for Peyton Manning to tie the NFL record with his sixth straight 300-yard game. It wouldn't have been appropriate for Manning to try for the mark the way his unbeaten team was beating up on the woeful St. Louis Rams. Manning still threw for three touchdowns in a 42-6 victory...
Hamlin dominates at end to grab victory (10/26/09)
MARTINSVILLE, Va. -- Denny Hamlin didn't need to do anything funny to exact his revenge against Jimmie Johnson at Martinsville Speedway. He just drove by him. And then he drove away with ease on three restarts over the final 52 laps, ending the three-time defending series champion's remarkable run of five trips to Victory Lane in the previous six races at the shortest circuit in NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series...
Steelers hold on to hand Vikings first loss (10/26/09)
PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Steelers turned three major defensive stands into a 27-17 victory Sunday to hand the Minnesota Vikings their first loss. Saints 46, Dolphins 34 MIAMI -- The unbeaten Saints overcame an early 21-point deficit. Patriots 35, Bucs 7...
Yankees dump Angels, advance to Series (10/26/09)
NEW YORK -- Alex Rodriguez, welcome to the World Series. The New York Yankees are back in baseball's big event. The sport's top spenders finally cashed in with their first pennant in six years Sunday night, beating the Los Angeles Angels 5-2 in Game 6 of the AL championship series behind the savvy pitching of that old October pro, Andy Pettitte...
Rough road ahead for Redhawks (10/26/09)
The second half of the Southeast Missouri State football season didn't begin any better than the first half ended. It was another loss for the Redhawks, who fell 28-16 at Tennessee Tech on Saturday for their sixth consecutive defeat. And believe it or not, now things get even tougher for the 1-6 Redhawks, who are a last-place 0-5 in the Ohio Valley Conference as they are the only OVC team without a league victory...
Talking Shop with Ric Neubert, president and CEO of Delta Companies (10/26/09)
For more than a century Delta Companies has crushed rock, paved roads and mixed concrete for customers throughout the region. President and CEO Ric Neubert recently shared with Southeast Missourian business reporter Brian Blackwell the ins and outs of the construction business and his life. ...
HealthGrades honors Southeast Hospital with 7 five-star ratings (10/26/09)
Earlier this month Southeast Missouri Hospital earned national certification from the Joint Commission for Primary Stroke Centers for its stroke program. That program recently was recognized again, along with six others, by HealthGrades, a national independent health care ratings organization. ...
Garms receives honor from Washington University (10/26/09)
Cape Girardeau resident Irvin H. Garms, 94, recently received the rare designation of "Honorary Alumnus" from Washington University in St. Louis, according to a news release issued by the university. University chancellor Mark S. Wrighton said the award is given on rare occasions where an individual's personal achievements and public contributions exemplify Washington University's highest ideals and mission...
People on the move 10/26/09 (10/26/09)
Real estate agent completes leadership training in Arizona Jan McClanahan of Jackson recently completed the Council of Residential Specialists Chapter leadership training program in Chandler, Ariz. A broker and agent at Coldwell Banker Abernathy Realty in Jackson, McClanahan attended sessions focused on leadership training and legal, budgeting and financial information. ...
Spending predicted to be down this Halloween (10/26/09)
Fewer goblins and gangsters could be roaming the street this Halloween if predictions from one retail federation holds true. However, local retailers said they aren't seeing a drop. The National Retail Federation's national survey of consumers predicts that Americans will spend $4.75 billion on Halloween products this year, a decrease of 17 percent from 2008. The federation predicts the average consumer will spend $56.31, down from $66.54 last year...
Kenneth Parmly (10/26/09)
ALTO PASS, Ill. -- Kenneth Ernest Parmly, 93, of Alto Pass died Sunday, Oct. 25, 2009, at the Illinois Veteran's Home in Anna, Ill. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until the funeral hour at 1 p.m. on Tuesday at the Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Alto Pass. The Rev. Carl Dillow will be officiating...
Jeffrey L. Lorenz (10/26/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo.-- Jeffrey L. Lorenz, 43, of Perryville died Saturday, Oct. 24, 2009, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was born Sept. 5, 1966, in Perryville, son of Leo Prost and Rhoda Lorenz. He and Brenda Taylor were married Dec. 29, 1989...
Justin Bey (10/26/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Justin J. "Chuck" Bey, 29, of Oak Ridge died Saturday, Oct. 24, 2009, at his residence. He was born May 16, 1980, at Cape Girardeau, son of Dennis Bey and Gina Robinson Bey. He and Jennifer Lee Proffer were married July 16, 2004...
Births 10/26/09 (10/26/09)
Cross; Banks; Lynn; McFall; McCray; Brown; Brosey; Adams; Smith
Nell Holcomb School (10/26/09)
Nell Holcomb School A Honor Roll 6th grade: Rachel Juhlin, Taylor Shivelbine, Taylor Smith 7th grade: Brandi Bertrand, Riley Duncan, Quentin Goode, Jeremiah Halter, Abbie Sinn, Megan Wadley 8th grade: Julie Bollinger, Kadie Orenstein, Breanna Maine, Dylan Wachter...
Delta Elementary School (10/26/09)
Delta Elementary School Kindergarten: Ryan Adams, Anthony Barber, Bayley Childers, Brooke Coomer, Lanson Cox, Braylin Dibert, Mason Dozier, Bailey Gramlisch, Jeremiah Hamilton, Kendall Holweg, Levi Jansen, Alexa Jenkins, Jennifer Lankford, Loveta Miller, Megan Miller, Graci Roberts, Alison Storie, Eric Tolbert, Ashley White...
Clippard Elementary Honor Roll (10/26/09)
Clippard Elementary A Honor Roll 4th grade: Aliya Arenas, Jasmine Beard, Maggie Boxdorfer, Trenton Bryan, Maia Coleman, Bryar Daum, Deangelo Ellis, Kennedy Givens, Chapman Hill, Elijah Hill, Caleigh Huffman, Hannah Jackson, Monique Johnson, Morgan Kluge, Justin Nuygen, Matthew Nussbaum, Carson Retter, Miranda Seiler, Will Sellers, Blake Sparkman, Lauryn Tillmon, Ava Urhahan, Allison Walters, Jered Williams...
Police report 10/26/09 (10/26/09)
Cape Girardeau The Cape Girardeau Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. Arrests Theft Burglary Property damage Miscellaneous Jackson The Jackson Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt....
Fire report 10/26/09 (10/26/09)
Cape Girardeau Firefighters responded to the following calls Saturday: Firefighters responded to the following calls Sunday:...
Out of the past 10/26/09 (10/26/09)
25 years ago: Oct. 26, 1984 Seven of the 72 new banners posted by the Cape Girardeau Redevelopment Corp. in the past week have been stolen from several downtown locations; it's unknown how the banners were removed; they were installed on lampposts in the downtown area using a truck equipped with a hydraulic boom and bucket...
Using the library (10/26/09)
If you haven't been to the public library in a few years, you would be surprised. No longer is a library just for checking out books. The new Cape Girardeau Public Library, more than double the size of the old library on Clark Avenue, is a hub of diverse activities...
Speak Out 10/26/09 (10/26/09)
Dead tree gone; No vaccine; Lead the revolution; Welfare irony; Paying for smokers; City spending; Smoke-free; Get the vaccine; Salary crackdown; Corn lobby; Mexico first; Thanks, carrier; Prefer a warning; Life's lessons
Prayer 10/26/09 (10/26/09)
Hear us when we laugh, O God, and help us to appreciate the joys of life. Amen.
17 Cape Central students selected for Southeast Missouri All District Choirs (10/26/09)
17 choral students from Cape Central High School were named to the Southeast Missouri All-District Choir after a rigorous audition process. The top singers in each voice part were chosen as members of this select choir. The All District Choirs will perform Saturday, November 14, at 4:00 pm at the River Campus in Cape Girardeau. ...
Flower in the Woods (10/26/09)
Single fall flower in the woods at Millstream Gardens in Missouri
11th Annual Captain Woody Golf Tournament (10/26/09)
The day started out cloudy, rainy, and cold. A day for golf? It didn't seem like it early in the day. But no hope was lost. There just seemed to be something a little different about this day. It was as if everyone knew the amazing day that was going to take place on October 12, 2009. ...
Rocky Falls (10/26/09)
This is a picture of my daughter, Hannah, standing near the edge of Rocky Falls. This was taken October 10, after several days of rain.
The Entrance (10/26/09)
Looks like a spooky entrance , actually it the gate and steps the lead up the the Glenn House in Cape Girardeau Mo. I thought it had that spooky Halloween look.
Coke in the Fall (10/26/09)
Coke is 13 years old and I call him my little ole' man. He is such a smart little guy but he can no longer hear. He has always been by my side through thick and thin. My best friend forever!
Fall country road (10/26/09)
Just a calm fall drive on a county road.
Happy Halloween (10/26/09)
Bailey Halter begging for more Halloween treats.
Halloween Fun (10/26/09)
Local Computer guy goes fowl at Halloween Party.
Early Fall by the Pond (10/26/09)
Portion of our pond with remnants of '09 Ice Storm still evident
Old fallen logs (10/26/09)
Moss-covered logs in the woods at Millstream Gardens in Missouri
Nick & Julia with their pumpkins (10/26/09)
Nick & Julia Williams with their carved pumpkins. Fall 2009
Oktoberfest Trombone Toss King (10/26/09)
Debbie Devers crowns Cole Windler King of the Oktoberfest Trombone Toss at Old Town Cape's Oktoberfest '09.
Fishing for the Big Catch (10/26/09)
Stunning fall colors make a beautiful place to be fishing for that big catch. Tywappity Lake , Chaffee Mo. October 24.
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