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Stories from Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Police: 15-year-old in Cape Girardeau shooting reached brothers before dying (10/28/09)
A 15-year-old boy shot in his mother's residence before dawn Tuesday reached his two younger brothers, one of whom called 911, before he died of his injuries, Cape Girardeau Police Department spokesman Sgt. Jason Selzer said.
Police seeking suspect in Tuesday stabbing (10/28/09)
Cape Girardeau police are searching for a man suspected of allegedly stabbing his relative Tuesday night. Cpl. Adam Glueck said that around 5:30 p.m. police responded to a Cape Girardeau residence for a report of a stabbing. Glueck said the suspect stabbed the victim and fled the scene before police arrived. The victim sustained a puncture wound on the left side of his lower back and was taken by ambulance to the hospital. Injuries were unknown, Glueck said...
Area state park to lose position to DNR budget cuts (10/28/09)
NEW MADRID, Mo. -- Job cuts in the Department of Natural Resources Division of State Parks announced last week will hit close to home with at least one local post lost. On Oct. 19, DNR officials announced that about 100 state parks employees would be laid off as a cost-cutting measure to deal with plummeting sales tax revenue...
Driver hits parked car while texting on South Sprigg Street, blocks traffic (10/28/09)
A traffic accident on South Sprigg Street blocked traffic for over 45 minutes this morning in Cape Girardeau. The accident happened just after 11 a.m. in the 800 block of South Sprigg, when a woman driving a Ford Expedition was traveling south and struck a parked Ford Ranger...
Jackson School District fiscally sound, audit says (10/28/09)
The Jackson School District is financially sound, according to an audit approved by the school board. Amanda Tinney, of LarsonAllen, presented the audit at the board's meeting Tuesday. According to the audit, the district's net assets decreased by $6.2 million. ...
Health care debate comes to Cape today (10/28/09)
As the health care debate continues in Washington, D.C., Cape Girardeau will get some perspective from two former politicians. Former House speaker Newt Gingrich and Howard Dean, former chairman of the Democratic National Committee and governor of Vermont, will discuss health care issues at 7:30 p.m. today in the Show Me Center...
Children learn their part in swine flu prevention (10/28/09)
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Mention swine flu to a young child, and odds are pretty good you'll get a blank stare. But an increasing number of kids can tell you that the Sesame Street character "Elmo" sneezes properly into the crook of his arm, and if they sing the whole "ABCs" song while washing their hands they'll get them really clean. They're also well acquainted with hand sanitizer, anti-bacterial wipes -- and their germ-fighting abilities...
Nixon announcing more budget cuts (10/28/09)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- More spending cuts are coming to Missouri government. Gov. Jay Nixon planned an announcement today of additional cuts that he says are needed to keep the state budget in balance. Nixon already has vetoed or cut $430 million from the $23.7 billion budgeted by lawmakers for state operations and capital improvements during the current fiscal year...
2 Missouri investigators to be honored by ASPCA (10/28/09)
ST. LOUIS -- Two investigators with the Humane Society of Missouri are being recognized for their efforts that led to the largest dogfighting raid in U.S. history. The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals said Monday it will honor Tim Rickey, director of the Missouri agency's animal cruelty task force, and Kyle Held, its animal cruelty investigator...
FAA grounds wayward Northwest Airlines pilot (10/28/09)
WASHINGTON -- The two Northwest Airlines pilots who overshot their Minneapolis destination by 150 miles are grounded indefinitely unless the National Transportation Safety Board grants them a reprieve. The Federal Aviation Administration said Tuesday that it had revoked the licenses of the pilots of Northwest flight 188 -- Timothy Cheney of Gig Harbor, Wash., the captain, and Richard Cole of Salem, Ore., the first officer...
Democrats struggle to find unity on health plan (10/28/09)
WASHINGTON -- Democrats are still struggling to find a strategy that will let them push a health care overhaul through the Senate and fulfill President Barack Obama's goal of signing a bill this year. A day after Majority Leader Harry Reid announced that the Democratic bill would include the option of a government insurance plan, moderates in his own party lost no time Tuesday in voicing their displeasure. ...
Dem moderates challenge Reid on health plan (10/28/09)
WASHINGTON -- Democratic moderates who control the balance of power on health care legislation balked Tuesday at a government-run insurance option for millions of Americans, underscoring the enormity of the challenge confronting Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid a day after he unveiled the plan as a consensus product...
Consumer confidence falls (10/28/09)
CHICAGO -- The housing market and stocks may be looking up, but Americans can't shake their job worries. In a sign that talk of an economic recovery has yet to soothe a recession-battered nation, consumer confidence fell in October and came in below what analysts were expecting...
Swine flu vaccine outlook improving (10/28/09)
ATLANTA -- More than 22 million doses of swine flu vaccine are available now, and most Americans should soon find it easier to get their dose, U.S. health officials said Tuesday. Last week there were just 14 million doses on hand, despite initial predictions that as many as 120 million would be ready by mid-October. The government later slashed that estimate to 45 million...
Big brewers battle it out in calorie-cutting (10/28/09)
MILWAUKEE -- How low can beer makers go? Having conquered the beer-belly set, some of the nation's biggest brewers are trying to win over the six-pack-ab crowd with ultra-low-calorie beer. The question is: Are drinkers willing to sacrifice flavor and a bit of the buzz? And: How long before beer gets turned back into water?...
Iran backs uranium plan outline, seeks changes (10/28/09)
TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran accepted the general framework of a U.N.-draft nuclear deal Tuesday, but said it would seek "important changes" that could test the willingness of world powers to make concessions in exchange for a pact to rein in Tehran's ability to make atomic warheads...
Top-ranked Rams sweep to title (10/28/09)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Scott City senior Katie Diebold might have said it best when she described the Rams' play as, "Good pass, good set and just kill it." The Rams did plenty of killing it on their way to a 25-23, 25-15 victory over Bloomfield in the Class 2 District 2 championship match at Bloomfield High School...
Wildcats advance past Hornets to sectional round (10/28/09)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- The white tape on Kirsten Thele's right hand was about the only thing to go wrong for the Leopold volleyball team Tuesday. The Wildcats captured the Class 1 District 3 title with a 25-11, 25-15 victory against host Advance, but there was a bigger concern...
Southeast Missourian Player of the Week: Mallory Siebert (10/28/09)
While it was last week's Player of the Week Lauren Reinagel who took care of business for the Notre Dame softball team in the state championship game, throwing a perfect game to secure her team's victory, it was Reinagel's fellow senior Mallory Siebert who fueled team's semifinal win...
Notre Dame continues district dominance (10/28/09)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Notre Dame grabbed title No. 7 in the last eight years. And the team on the losing end was a familiar opponent. Notre Dame won its seventh Class 3 District 1 volleyball title in the last eight years, and defeated host Dexter for the fourth consecutive year in the title match...
Johnson powers Bell City to title (10/28/09)
BERNIE, Mo. -- After losing the opening game of its district final to host Bernie, the discussion in the Bell City volleyball huddle wasn't all that complex. Coach Erin Hoffman first reminded the team what was at stake. "I told them this is it," Hoffman said. "If you lose, you're done. The season's over."...
High school roundup: St. Vincent sweeps St. Pius to win volleyball district (10/28/09)
All the local high school action from Tuesday that was reported to the Southeast Missourian.
Astros hire Mills as manager (10/28/09)
HOUSTON -- Brad Mills is finally getting his chance to run a big-league team. The 52-year-old Mills was hired by Houston on Tuesday after six seasons as Terry Francona's bench coach in Boston. He'll manage in the majors for the first time, though he's managed a total of 11 seasons in the minors, with affiliates for the Chicago Cubs (1987-1992), Colorado Rockies (1993-1996) and Los Angeles Dodgers (2002)...
Former Indians meet in Series opener (10/28/09)
NEW YORK -- The first time they met was seven years ago. Cliff Lee was a September call-up with a cocksure attitude, and his new teammate was immediately impressed. "He was the Cliff that he is now. He went out and pounded both sides of the plate, attacking, real aggressive in the strike zone," CC Sabathia said Tuesday. "He goes right after you."...
Bradford's decision allows Sooners to move on (10/28/09)
NORMAN, Okla. -- After weeks of uncertainty over whether Heisman Trophy winner Sam Bradford would be able to finish the season as Oklahoma's quarterback, his teammates are moving on with the knowledge that he's not coming back. Bradford's announcement that he'll have season-ending surgery and enter the NFL draft clears the way for backup Landry Jones to take ownership of the team for the rest of this year, and perhaps beyond...
Recipe Swap: Neighbors and friends trade favorite recipes (10/28/09)
Recipe collectors and area cooks have been busy sending in recipes this week to be included in this column. It is so nice to get mail and see what other cooks are making. This week we have several readers who have shared favorites and these will give you something new to try. Enjoy and remember to send in your favorite recipes...
A Harte Appetite: Caramel apples with bourbon make for a grown-up confection (10/28/09)
Do you have some gold jewelry that needs polishing? Try using beer. Is your hair frizzy and in need of conditioning? Try using olive oil. Have some plants that need fertilizing? Try using coffee grounds. These are just a few examples of the proven alternative uses of some common food items...
Orchestra gala nets more than $800K (10/28/09)
ST. LOUIS -- The Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra's first gala event in a decade has raised more than $800,000 for the nation's second-oldest orchestra. Executive director Fred Bronstein said "A Noteworthy Affair" on Saturday evening was successful both artistically and as a fundraiser...
Viola Best (10/28/09)
Viola F. "Pat" Best, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2009, at Missouri Veterans Home. A service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Cape County Memorial Park Mausoleum. Entombment will follow.
Ralph Thorpe (10/28/09)
Ralph S. Thorpe, 93, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2009, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Corinne Arbeiter (10/28/09)
Corinne A. Arbeiter, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Oct. 26, 2009, at the Lutheran Home. She was born June 15, 1919, in Gorham, Ill., to Edward and Hulda Heitman Heins. She and Harold Arbeiter were married Dec. 6, 1941. Corrine was an active member in all churches of which she was a member in St. ...
Velma Sisk-Reynolds (10/28/09)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Velma Jane Sisk-Reynolds, 76, of Chaffee died Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2009, at Chaffee Nursing Center. She was born Oct. 23, 1933, in Tomato, Ark., daughter of James R. and Ethel Mae Cannon Reynolds. She and Webster Arthur Crader were married in 1943. He died Nov. 29, 1984...
Jack Weith (10/28/09)
Jack William Weith, 81, of Jackson passed away Monday, Oct. 26, 2009, at his home. He was born Feb. 7, 1928, in Perryville, Mo., to Oscar W. and Louisa DiFani Weith. Jack was a 1945 graduate of Perryville High School. He enlisted in the U.S. Army on Aug. 30, 1945, and was honorably discharged May 15, 1947. He earned a degree in civil engineering from Washington University in St. Louis in 1957...
Bennette Garner (10/28/09)
Bennette Garner was stillborn Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2009. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Body of Christ Church, 1215 S. Sprigg St., Cape Girardeau, followed by a potluck bereavement luncheon.
Births 10/28/09 (10/28/09)
Aguirre; Roth
Alma Schrader Honor Roll (10/28/09)
Alma Schrader Honor Roll A Honor Roll 4th grade: Anna Rose Alsayed, Ryan Bland, Mary Boerboom, Julie Castle, Cooper Crosnoe, Brogan Davis, Lydia Gentry, Megan Golden, Lexi Gurley, Madalyn Henderson, Jacob Justus, Katie Keele, Brooke Kimberly, Griffin King, Destiny Kiser, Savannah Lively, Nathan McCoy, Noah Mejean, Nathan Patterson, Alexis Phillips, Emilia Robison, Zachary Sample, Hannah Trautman...
Police report 10/28/09 (10/28/09)
Cape Girardeau: Arrests; Summonses; Property damage; Burglary; Miscellaneous; Jackson: Theft; Miscellaneous
Fire report 10/28/09 (10/28/09)
Cape Girardeau Firefighters responded to the following calls Monday: Firefighters responded to the following calls Tuesday: Jackson Firefighters responded to the following call Monday: Firefighters responded to the following call Tuesday:...
Out of the past 10/28/09 (10/28/09)
25 years ago: Oct. 28, 1984 Britt Airways is now serving its flight out of and into Cape Girardeau with a change in aircraft; it is now using twin-engine Metroliner aircraft, which seats 18 passengers; until about a week ago, the airline had used 13-passenger Beechcraft 99 aircraft...
Dean: America can't wait (10/28/09)
We're in the final stretch in our campaign for health care reform including a public option. The good news is we're winning. I know that sometimes it is hard to tell. After all August was a brutal month filled with right-wing fear-mongering and misinformation. Whether led by Glenn Beck, FOX News or Rep. Joe Wilson, too many Americans were told to disrupt town halls rather than participate in them. And of course the media covered every moment of it...
Gingrich: Plan will bankrupt states (10/28/09)
It's one thing for Congress to spill red ink with no regard for the federal deficit, to print and spend money with no restraint. Unfortunately, there is no law requiring the federal government to balance its budget the way you and I must balance a checkbook...
Things that go thug in the night (10/28/09)
A dear friend pulled me aside this week and said, "Write something about how Halloween has changed since we were kids." She pointed out some unwanted changes in the annual holiday routine, and I immediately knew I had heard it before. She was not the first to mention the growing incivility that has come to mark the holiday tradition. The societal rudeness is all too prevalent as "kids" make their rounds for holiday candy...
Health care Rx (10/28/09)
Anyone interested in current efforts to "reform" health care in the U.S. has a special opportunity tonight to be informed. Howard Dean and Newt Gingrich are scheduled to debate the issue at 7:30 p.m. at the Show Me Center. The debate is part of Southeast Missouri State University's speaker series. A wellness fair will start at 6:15 p.m. prior to the debate...
Prayer 10/28/09 (10/28/09)
Look with favor, O God, on our effort to bring happiness to others. Amen.
Have you had a GREAT meal lately? (10/28/09)
We all love the taste of hand linked pork sausage and kettle cooked apple butter, but many of us don't have the time to make all of that in one day. This Sunday, you don't have to!After you leave church,come on down to 2949 Perryville road, right down the street from the Pilot House. ...
GARDEN CLUB DONATION SPARKS VOLUNTEER EFFORT (10/28/09)
Members of the Cape Girardeau Garden Club recently decided to donate 200 bulbs to the Missouri Veterans Home. Representatives from the club contacted Harry Bertrand, Jr., the Instructor for Landscaping and Horticulture at the Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center, looking for volunteers to help with the planting. ...
Start Smart Basketball (10/28/09)
START SMART BASKETBALL The Cape Girardeau Parks & Recreation Department is currently taking registrations for Start Smart Basketball Start Smart Basketball is a developmentally appropriate introductory soccer program for children ages 3-5 years old. ...
Braided River in Denali (10/28/09)
This is one of many braided rivers in Denali National Park, Alaska. We lucked into the peak few days of Denali's magnificent fall colors in early September.
Peaceful lake in Denali (10/28/09)
These photos were taken on our recent trip to Alaska. The first week of September, Denali was in full fall colors. We didn't believe a photo could possibly capture this magnificent beauty.
Autumn on the Tundra (10/28/09)
This photo was taken in Denali National Park on our recent trip to Alaska. Denali was in full fall colors the first week of September.
October Cape Central Middle School fifth grade Students of the Month (10/28/09)
Cape Girardeau Central Middle School Fifth Grade Students of the Month for October are, from left, front row: Kristin Weinzetl, Abby Hoxworth, Ethan Arnn; second row: Sydney Tollison, Nia Johnson, Levi Strickland, Elizabeth Orr; third row: Rachel Thornsberry, Trenton Leimer, T.J. Butler, Spencer Kidd...
October Cape Central Middle School sixth grade Students of the Month (10/28/09)
Cape Girardeau Central Middle School Sixth Grade Students of the Month for October are, from left, front row: Hannah Barker, Moriah Terry, Shane Wright; second row: Hanna Borders, Tiffany Dixon, Matlyne Scott, Jovanny Miranda; third row: Bailey Diebold, Gerardo Milian, Taveon Harris, Casey Vaughn...
Halloween in the Cath Lab at Southeast Missouri Hospital (10/28/09)
Staff in the Cath Lab at Southeast Missouri Hospital pose in front of the Halloween Wall they created as a morale booster for patients, particularly pediatric patients.
Red Barn, White Clouds, Blue Sky (10/28/09)
Taken near Bell Smith Springs in Pope County, Illinois.
Cody Curry wins teachers favorite (10/28/09)
Cody Curry proudly displays his clay project of a rabbit peeking out of a hollow log while dragonflies buzz above. Cody is a 7th grader at Jackson Middle school. His piece of artwork was voted as a favorite this quarter by the middle school teachers. It will be...
The Humane Society's Featured Pet (10/28/09)
Samantha would love a new home by halloween! She is available for adoption at The Humane Society of SEMO 573-334-5837. See more pets available at www.semopets.org
a nice fall day for the geese (10/28/09)
geese at the creek enjoying the fall weather
Don't have a cow man, I'm Innocent. (10/28/09)
My little mischievous ferret is always getting into trouble.
A fall day at Cape County Park (10/28/09)
This is Sierra (8) and Brooklyn (5) Greaser of Cape Girardeau enjoying a fall afternoon at Cape County Park. Parents are Bryan and Nancy Greaser. Photo taken Oct. 18 along the nature hiking trail behind the conservation center.
Bill Emerson Memorial Bridge at Dusk (10/28/09)
This magnificent structure, which spans 4,000 feet across the Mississippi River and cost $100 million to construct, is a shining symbol of innovation and perseverance. It also means The Pony strip club is about a quarter mile up the road.
Monkeys at the St. Louis Zoo (10/28/09)
At the Monkey House in the Zoo, our little "monkeys" attracted quite a crowd, even one of the real monkeys was intriqued.
Trick or Treat at St. Louis Zoo (10/28/09)
Last weekend went trick or treating with my three grandkids, Ellie & Luke Whiteside & Corbin Zickgraf. A great time was had by all.
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