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Stories from Tuesday, November 3, 2009

River to crest Wednesday below predicted level (11/03/09)
The Mississippi River will crest Wednesday three feet below the level predicted immediately after last week's heavy rains, the National Weather Service predicted Tuesday. The river is projected to reach 39.5 feet on the Cape Girardeau gauge, 7.5 feet above flood stage. ...
French company buys parent of Dexter, Mo., automotive parts plant (11/03/09)
EMCON Technologies, formerly Arvin Industries, will have yet another name in the near future. It was announced Monday that a European-based company, Faurecia, has acquired EMCON, making the company the world leader in emissions control technologies...
Soon to be demolished, Washington School remains in students', teachers' memories (11/03/09)
When teachers and students said goodbye to Washington School in 1999, they did not know what would happen to the building that served the Cape Girardeau School District for 85 years. Students, staff and alumni held a closing ceremony and set their sights on the district's newest addition, Blanchard Elementary School, which opened in 2000...
Cape Girardeau City Council approves $2.36 million for automated trash collection (11/03/09)
Automated trash collection is on the way, the Cape Girardeau City Council decided Monday night. The council approved spending $2.36 million from the sale of bonds to purchase six new garbage trucks, 22,000 new trash and recycling bins and a public education campaign to promote the switch. Public works director Tim Gramling said he expects the service switch to be made sometime in the spring, perhaps as early as the first weeks of May...
Suspected accomplice in Cape Girardeau homicide asks for time to hire lawyer (11/03/09)
Samuel R. "Ray Ray" Hughes asked for and was granted more time to find a defense lawyer in his initial appearance in a Cape Girardeau County courtroom Monday on three counts of second-degree murder, one count of first-degree burglary and one count of attempted arson in the shooting death of Jamie Lynn Orman, her 15-year-old son Derrick and her unborn child.
Budget cuts could unplug Missouri's virtual school (11/03/09)
Budget cuts could force a Missouri school to close midway through the academic year, leaving students with half-earned credits scrambling to complete their education. The school in question is the Missouri Virtual Instruction Program, which offers Internet-based courses for everyone from kindergartners to high school seniors. The online public school began three years ago and already has served a few thousand students...
Swan seeks seat on Cape Girardeau city council (11/03/09)
Well-known Cape Girardeau businesswoman Kathy Swan filed today as a candidate for the Ward 6 city council seat. Swan, 58, is president and owner of JCS Wireless. She is a two-term member of the Missouri Coordinating Board for Higher Education and a member of the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry Board of Directors...
Three Cape men receive prison sentences in federal court (11/03/09)
Three Cape Girardeau men were sentenced in federal court in Cape Girardeau today, according to news releases from the federal prosecutor's office. Nathaniel Carter Worley, 36, of Cape Girardeau was sentenced to 180 months in prison on a felony count of possession of pseudoephedrine with intent to manufacture methamphetamine and a count of being a felon in possession of a firearm. He will be placed on a three-year period of supervised released on his release from prison...
Cape Girardeau School Board meets tonight over budget issues (11/03/09)
The Cape Girardeau School Board will hold a special meeting tonight to discuss budget and finance issues. When the board approved the district's $42.9 million budget in June, it used $1.3 million in reserve funds to balance the budget. The district took similar steps in 2008 when it approved the budget in late July, after the start of the fiscal year...
New air carrier seeks code sharing arrangement with American Airlines (11/03/09)
There won't be a big marketing campaign right away to introduce Cape Girardeau's new passenger airline to the community, but a major push to attract more passengers isn't far off.
Southern Reynolds schools close because of flu (11/03/09)
ELLINGTON, Mo. -- Southern Reynolds schools in Ellington are closed until next Monday after administrators saw district attendance fall below 80 percent Monday, the Daily American Republic reported. Problems began Thursday, said Superintendent Mike Redlich...
Cape Girardeau City Council action 11/3/09 (11/03/09)
Monday Cape Girardeau city hall 401 Independence St. Action items Public hearings Consent ordinances New ordinances Resolutions Liquor licenses Other...
Part of Route D down to one lane today; flooding closes Route E in Scott County (11/03/09)
Route D in Scott County will be reduced to one lane today while Missouri Department of Transportation crews patch the road. The section of road is between Highway 77 and Route N. Crews will be working from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., weather permitting. The work zone will be marked with signs.
Man gets 2 years for flying stolen plane into Missouri (11/03/09)
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- A Turkish-Canadian man was sentenced Tuesday to two years in federal prison for stealing a plane in Canada and flying over three states before landing along a dark southern Missouri highway.
Tear gas used at school fight in St. Louis (11/03/09)
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- St. Louis public school officials are investigating after security guards sprayed tear gas to break up a fight at Sumner High School. The incident happened around noon Tuesday. Media reports say at least seven students were treated for the exposure to the tear gas. Details of their injuries were not available...
Ford turns a profit, expects solid returns by 2011 (11/03/09)
DEARBORN, Mich. -- One of the troubled Detroit Three automakers, Ford, is making money again and looking for better times in no more than two years. Emerging from a three-year makeover with popular cars and trucks, Ford said Monday it earned nearly $1 billion in the third quarter and will be solidly profitable by 2011, a more optimistic forecast than earlier...
Rams' offensive spark plugs (11/03/09)
The Scott City volleyball team has put on an offensive show nearly every time it's stepped onto the court during its run to a second consecutive final four in Kansas City, Mo. The ball is slammed to the court by no fewer than six different players and the kills come from all along the net and from just over as well as high above the top of it. They attack from the front row and the back...
High school roundup: Bulldogs soccer team wins in OT (11/03/09)
All the local high school action from Monday that was reported to the Southeast Missourian.
Different sport, more success for Pal (11/03/09)
For a basketball player, Szandra Pal has turned out to be a pretty good runner. Pal, a four-year member of the Southeast Missouri State women's basketball team, made quite an impression during her lone season with the Redhawks' cross country squad. Pal, a senior, earned second-team all-Ohio Valley Conference honors by finishing 12th at Saturday's OVC meet in Nashville, Tenn...
Two ranked opponents highlight remaining schedule (11/03/09)
Southeast Missouri State will try to take advantage of three straight season-ending home games in an attempt to salvage something from this tough year. But making the task difficult for the reeling Redhawks is the fact two of their final three opponents are ranked nationally...
Rookie Rams coach far from satisfied after first win (11/03/09)
ST. LOUIS -- As Steven Jackson rambled into the end zone for the go-ahead touchdown with 1:38 to go, St. Louis Rams coach Steve Spagnuolo felt no sense of elation. Here's what was on the rookie head coach's mind: "I hope we didn't score too soon."...
Saints stay perfect with 35-27 win over Falcons (11/03/09)
NEW ORLEANS -- The Saints have tied their best start to a season. Drew Brees had 308 yards passing, Pierre Thomas scored two touchdowns and Jabari Greer returned an interception for a score to help the Saints improve to 7-0 with a 35-27 victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Monday night. Only the 1991 Saints began a season with as many wins...
Phillies keep champagne on ice (11/03/09)
PHILADELPHIA -- Put those parade plans on hold, New York. The Phillies are coming back. Desperate to hang onto their World Series title and hounded by the Yankees to the very last swing, Philadelphia somehow held on for an 8-6 win Monday night in Game 5...
Leno would return to 'Tonight' if asked (11/03/09)
NEW YORK -- Prime-time newcomer Jay Leno said he would have rather stayed put at "The Tonight Show" -- and if NBC offered him that job again, he'd take it. In an interview with Broadcasting & Cable magazine published online Monday, Leno hastily added that such a decision isn't his to make...
Be a safe sneezer; don't spread germs (11/03/09)
We wash our hands to keep the germs away, but sneezing is nature's way of cleansing the system of foreign contaminants. A sneeze, or sternutation, occurs when something -- dust, pet dander or other allergens -- enters and irritates the inner lining of the nasal passages...
Renaldo Borgna (11/03/09)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Renaldo "JoJo" Borgna, 87, of Jonesboro died Friday, Oct. 30, 2009, at Oak Grove Rehab and Care Center in Carbondale, Ill. Graveside service was held Monday at Jonesboro Cemetery. Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro was in charge of arrangements...
Wanda Louden (11/03/09)
Wanda J. Skaggs Louden, 69, of Jackson, formerly of Perryville, Mo., died Saturday, Oct. 31, 2009, at her home. Visitation will be from noon to service time today at Shawnee Hills Baptist Church in Jackson. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at the church, with the Rev. Don Estes officiating. Burial will be in Home Cemetery in Perryville...
Butch Bollinger (11/03/09)
Harold "Butch" Bollinger, 66, of Jackson passed away Monday, Nov. 2, 2009, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Jan. 20, 1943, in Cape Girardeau, son of Roy A. and Maggie Alene Goehman Bollinger. He and Karen Rastl were married Dec. 1, 1962...
Eugene Schrader (11/03/09)
Eugene W. Schrader, 86, asleep in Jesus on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2009. He was born Feb. 22, 1923. Beloved husband 42 years of Louise Peacock Schrader. Dear son of the late Albert and Magdalene Schrader of Cape Girardeau; brother of Wilma Grossheider, the late Marvin and Norman Schrader, Alberta Loos and Cleo Schrader; uncle of Alice Loos Wessel; great-uncle of Adria Meyr; dear uncle of numerous nieces and nephews and their children...
Cletus Chandler (11/03/09)
Cletus Chandler, 77, of Jackson died Sunday, Nov. 1, 2009, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 25, 1932, in Bixby, Mo., son of Jim and Evie Turner Chandler. He and Rose Marie Cambron were married Aug. 16, 1952...
Carol Riehn (11/03/09)
Carol Sue Riehn, 70, of Marietta, Ga., died Sunday, Nov. 1, 2009, at Wellstar Cobb Hospital in Austell, Ga. She was born Sept. 7, 1939, in Perryville, Mo., daughter of Chester O. and Mildred Julia Abernathy Lincoln. She married Doyle C. Riehn on Feb. 23, 1958. He died Feb. 23, 1988...
Irval Sadler (11/03/09)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Irval L. "Bill" Sadler, 83, of Jonesboro died Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009, at his home. The funeral was held Sunday at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro, with the Rev. Robert Fear officiating. Entombment was in Jonesboro Cemetery, with military rites conducted by VFW Post 3455 of Anna, Ill...
Frances Wunderlich (11/03/09)
Frances Wunderlich, 61, of Pocahontas died Saturday, Oct. 31, 2009, at her home. A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson. McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson is in charge of arrangements...
Daryl Johnson (11/03/09)
Daryl E. Johnson, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Oct. 31, 2009, at his home. He was born Dec. 18, 1927, in Reynolds, Ill., to Harry E. and Ella Anderson Johnson. He was married to Helen Cole of Alpha, Ill., and then married Marilyn Hedges on Oct. 17, 1969, in Springfield, Ill...
Farrel Lufcy (11/03/09)
Farrel Lufcy, 93, of Scott City died Monday, Nov. 2, 2009, at Ratliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau. McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
Virginia Kitchen (11/03/09)
Virginia Louise Kitchen, 79, of Chicago died Saturday, Oct. 31, 2009, at Holy Cross Hospital in Chicago. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Evelyn Sewing (11/03/09)
Evelyn Marie Sewing, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Nov. 2, 2009, at Ratliff Care Center. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Paul Fisher III (11/03/09)
Paul Gordon Fisher III, 55, of Jackson died Saturday, Oct. 31, 2009, in an airplane crash near Sikeston, Mo. Visitation will be Friday from 10 a.m. to service time at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau. The funeral will be at noon Friday at the funeral home...
Mary Kern (11/03/09)
ANNA, Ill. — Mary Jeanette Kern, 92, of Anna died Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009, at Rehab and Care Center of Jackson County in Murphysboro, Ill. Crain Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.
Robbie Rollins (11/03/09)
Robert "Robbie" Rollins, 48, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Oct. 31, 2009, in an airplane crash near Sikeston, Mo. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Lynwood Baptist Church...
Kelly Elementary School (11/03/09)
Kelly Elementary School Third grade: Isabelle Allen, T.K. Babers, Kameryn Bryant, Brendan Cruse, Jacob Foster, Zach Glastetter, Anna Goering, Abby Hupp, Jamie Ivie, Courtney Jarrett, Sabrina Krauss, Olivia Lofton, Jaycee Loomis, Angie Samples, Tray Rapert, Katherine Wade, Levi Watkins, Kaylee Backfisch, Kodi Chidester, Arienne Counts, Alison Hise, Gavin Hutson, Brooke Johnson, Lauren Lambert, Lacey McBride, Marshall Meeks, Bridgett Morris, Wyatt Standridge, Grace Ward, Christian Worley, Kylie Cagle, Jaci Crank, Gavin Childers, Evan Ebert, Taylor Ferrell, Landon Hahs, Nathan Kiehl, Kenzi Koepp, Caitlin Latham, Hannah Menz, Heather Myer, Mallory Poat, Matthew Tackett, J.C. ...
Egyptian Middle School (11/03/09)
Egyptian Middle School High Honor Roll 6th grade: Alyssa Fox, Kaylie George, Valencia Holloway, Olivia Khourie, Blake Mix, Dristin Rose, Kimalee Story, Emma Webb, Kimber White. 7th grade: Cambria Bigham, Ellen Petty. 8th grade: Gina Adams, Aaron Bigham, Katherine Eatmon, Cameron Grueninger, Hannah McClarney, Jeri McKee, Kayde Wood...
Egyptian High School (11/03/09)
Egyptian High School High Honor Roll 9th grade: Bryce Bigham, Kyle Bigham, Jimberlea Bledsoe, Corika Coleman, Kaitlyn Heinrich, Skylar Morgan, Austin Murphy. 10th grade: Cedar Buero, Shyah Buero, Austin Caldwell, Tyler Holshouser, Darmez Nelson, Steven Salzman...
Police report 11/3/09 (11/03/09)
DWIs; Arrests; Thefts; Burglary; Miscellaneous; Jackson: Thefts; Burglaries; Miscellaneous
Fire report 11/3/09 (11/03/09)
Cape Girardeau Firefighters responded to the following calls Sunday: Firefighters responded to the following calls Monday:...
Out of the past 11/3/09 (11/03/09)
25 years ago: Nov. 3, 1984 Crowds line Broadway for the annual Southeast Missouri State University Homecoming parade; yesterday, at a banquet at the University Center, Dr. Charles E. Sharp, a faculty member in Southeast's Department of History, and Dr. Robert E. Kelly, a Southeast graduate who teaches theoretical physics at the University of Missouri, were presented Faculty Merit Award citations...
City leadership (11/03/09)
One of the most important decisions Cape Girardeau voters will make next April is their choice for mayor. The current mayor, Jay Knudtson, is nearing the end of this eight years as mayor, a term limited by the city charter. Individuals interest in becoming a candidate for mayor have until Nov. 17 to complete the filing process...
Speak Out 11/3/09 (11/03/09)
School discipline; Iraq promises; Debate winner; Misleading cartoon; Use your vote; Taking precautions; Comfy shoes; Available vans
Prayer 11/03/09 (11/03/09)
The mercy of the Lord is everlasting: O come, let us adore him. Amen.
Oran HS basketball 40 year reunion (11/03/09)
Oran High School 1969 basketball players and cheerleaders 40 year reunion Where were you 40 years ago? Times were simpler then, Oran High was 35-0, and our infamous head coach, Gene Bess was well on his way in becoming the winningest coach in the nation in Jr. College history!...
Perryville marching band earns awards (11/03/09)
On Saturday, October 17th, the Perryville High School Marching Buccaneers, under the direction of Jay Peters and Eric Seibel, competed in a marching competition hosted by the Central R-III Rebels in Park Hills, Missouri. In the preliminary round, the Buccaneers placed 1st in the 3A division and won trophies for "Outstanding Auxiliary" and "Outstanding Music." By winning first place in their division, the Buccaneers were invited to compete a second time in the finals round against the top schools in the competition, including several 4A, 5A, and 6A bands. ...
Resource Connection Fair set at Cape Junior High School (11/03/09)
Connecting parents with available community resources is the goal of an upcoming resource fair organized by school social worker Kayleen Shaw of Cape Girardeau School District. The fair is set for November 10, 3pm -- 7pm at the Junior High School old gymnasium at 205 Caruthers. ...
Barbara Fairchild to Appear With Heartland Pops (11/03/09)
Entertainer Barbara Fairchild and husband Roy Morris will be the special guests at the Heartland Pops 2009 Christmas Show on Mon. Dec. 7 at 7:15P.M. at Academic Hall. In addition to performing, Barbara will also serve as guest narrator for "The Nativity Story". ...
Exposed roots of a Cypress tree. (11/03/09)
These exposed roots add some character to the cypress tree behind my home.
Cypress tree in fall color (11/03/09)
This tree is behind my home and really is an attention getter just before sundown
Glowing Jack-O-Lantern (11/03/09)
A spooky sight, from a glowing Jack-O-Lantern on Halloween night.
Halloween crew (11/03/09)
Debrocks, Schreckenbergs and Schweinbold families gathered for some trick or treating and family fun on Halloween night.
Bentley and Merle (11/03/09)
Bentley (with the white on his nose) is 7 years old. Merle just turned 3. They are sitting there waiting for me to throw the frisbee again. They are 2 of the most beautiful American Pit Bull Terriers I have ever seen. They love us and they love our grandkids...and our 3 Chihuahuas...
Miss Buzzie and Super Penny (11/03/09)
Who says trick or treating is just for kids!? This is my daughter, Montana and her pet hamster Penny. She dressed up as a honeybee, along with Penny as a super hamster.. Notice the cape on Penny?? Needless to say, each of them recieved some treats!!...
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