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Illinois State Police investigating fire, deaths in Cairo (11/16/09)
CAIRO, Ill. -- The Illinois State Police are assisting the Illinois State Fire Marshal and the Cairo Police Department in investigating a residential fire in Cairo. According to a state police news release, the investigation involves a fire in the 600 block of 37th Street "involving multiple deaths."...
Sikeston police plan to crack down on seatbelt violations Wednesday (11/16/09)
SIKESTON, Mo. - Drivers in Sikeston should buckle their seat belts every day, however on Wednesday if they don't "click it" there will be a ticket. The Sikeston Department of Public Safety will join the Missouri Department of Transportation's Highway Safety Division in their efforts to crack down on seatbelt violators Wednesday. This "Occupant Protection Enforcement Day" is much like a one-day "Click It or Ticket" campaign, said Sgt. Jim McMillen, DPS public information officer...
Southeast Missouri man killed in train accident (11/16/09)
CAMPBELL, Mo. -- A 44-year-old Campbell man was killed when his vehicle was struck by a train at 9:45 a.m. Saturday on Dunklin County Road 231, three miles northeast of Campbell. According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Scotty L. Davis was southbound in a 1996 Buick when he failed to yield to an eastbound General Electric locomotive at a railroad crossing. The crossing had a Burlington Northern train signal device...
Man arrested for alleged bomb threat at Piedmont plant (11/16/09)
GREENVILLE, Mo. -- A Piedmont man was arrested Friday on charges of calling in a bomb threat at Windsor Foods. Marty Allen Shriver, 27, of the 600 block of Dryden was arrested about 4:30 p.m., according to Piedmont Police Chief Richard Sanders. He was booked at the Wayne County Jail, where he is being held on a $3,500 cash or surety bond on a terrorist threat charge and $2,500 cash or surety bond on a bomb charge...
Police looking for vehicle involved in ambulance hit and run (11/16/09)
Police are looking for a vehicle that allegedly hit an ambulance and left the scene of the accident Sunday morning. Officer Brad Neals of the Cape Girardeau Police Department said that around 3 a.m. Sunday a Cape County Private Ambulance had responded to a medical emergency in the 2000 block of New Madrid Street. A gray pickup truck hit the ambulance and drove off from the scene...
Local woman makes top five in Victoria's Secret competition; next round of voting starts (11/16/09)
Ali Turner likes to wear jeans and T-shirts while working and riding horses in Cape Girardeau, but the 5 foot 11 former runway model has been donning sexier outfits during the Victoria's Secret Angel Boot Camp model competition. Turner, who goes by Allison in the competition, recently advanced to the top five in the contest, which started with 10 women chosen from across America. Turner auditioned in Chicago in October and received word shortly after that she had earned a spot...
Complete Jackson comprehensive plan to be discussed during planning and zoning meeting (11/16/09)
Jackson Mayor Barbara Lohr doesn't have a crystal ball, but she thinks a plan that has been a year in the making could offer a glimpse into where the city hopes to be by 2019. The Jackson comprehensive plan includes ideas for a plethora of improvements, such as a second fire station, increased business activity, expansion of the city's trail system and easement of traffic-flow problems. ...
University Autism Center for Diagnosis and Treatment taking patients, set to open next month (11/16/09)
While the tenants will not move into the Southeast Missouri State University Autism Center for Diagnosis and Treatment for about another month, the center is accepting patients. The center, which is operating out of the university's Innovation Center, started booking appointments last week. It will start operating out of its new facility in January, director Connie Hebert said...
Stoddard County deer hunters encouraged to 'Share the Harvest' (11/16/09)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Hunters around Southeast Missouri were out in droves during the opening weekend of deer season, each in hopes of nailing a trophy deer. While most successful hunters take their harvest to local meat shops for processing, many choose not to eat the meat themselves, giving away much of the venison to friends, family and neighbors...
Sikeston physician uses medical background to write first novel (11/16/09)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- What if the doctor doing your surgery wasn't really a doctor at all? "Surgical Imposter," the latest book written by Dr. Max Heeb, examines this all-too-real possibility by telling the story of Jason Childs, a registered nurse, who assumes a new identity as Dr. Jason Stewart...
Scott County commission OKs temporary well for Kelly School District (11/16/09)
BENTON, Mo. -- Scott County has approved the engineering services and project administrators for construction of an emergency, temporary potable water well to serve the Kelly School District. Elizabeth Long, a civil engineer with Strickland Engineering in Jackson, and Mitzi Dell, a grant writer and administrator with Dell Consulting in Campbell, Mo., will work on the project...
Sikeston scouts help community (11/16/09)
SIKESTON - The Cub Scout motto calls on boys to help other people. Last Saturday they began an effort that will help lots of other people. On Saturday Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts fanned out across Sikeston and neighboring communities with "Scouting for Food" plastic bags. Next Saturday they will return in hopes of collecting those bags filled with food to feed the needy in Southeast Missouri...
Cape Girardeau School Board agenda 11/16/09 (11/16/09)
6 p.m. today Board of Education and Administration Offices, 301 N. Clark Ave. Regular meeting Approval of agenda Recognition Information reports Approval of consent agenda items Business items...
Midwestern states look to promote college degrees (11/16/09)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- A dozen Midwestern states are studying the creation of a college-credit exchange that could make it easier for college dropouts to finally complete their degrees. The project would create an electronic database where people could post documentation about the college credits they have earned from various institutions, their work training and other relevant educational experiences...
MU tanning beds to remain open for now (11/16/09)
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- A privately owned tanning salon will be allowed to remain open for another year at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Citing cancer risks, the school has tried since May 2008 to terminate its contract with the tanning salon in the Student Recreation Complex...
Mo. family raises elk for meat, antlers (11/16/09)
SEDALIA, Mo. -- Debbie, Mike and Prince are not typical pets. The animals can weigh between 500 and 1,300 pounds. On a good day, Debbie will let her owners get close enough for a scratch behind the ears, but Prince and Mike rule the farm outside of Sedalia where Robert and Dorothy Poort raise elk...
Woman, baby die in home explosion (11/16/09)
WILLIAMSBURG, Mo. -- A woman and her infant son have died in a home explosion in mid-Missouri. Firefighters rushed to the home in rural Callaway County after receiving a report of an explosion around 4 p.m. Saturday. The house was destroyed, but there was no fire when they arrived...
Mo. family raises elk for meat, antlers (11/16/09)
SEDALIA, Mo. -- Debbie, Mike and Prince are not typical pets. The animals can weigh between 500 and 1,300 pounds. On a good day, Debbie will let her owners get close enough for a scratch behind the ears, but Prince and Mike rule the farm outside of Sedalia where Robert and Dorothy Poort raise elk...
Mo. gov. bucks trend of special sessions (11/16/09)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri lawmakers this year have been away from the Capitol longer than normal when there is a rookie in the governor's office. That's because unlike nearly all his immediate predecessors, Gov. Jay Nixon has not ordered the legislature to come back for a special session...
Quinn, Hynes spar over who makes tough decisions (11/16/09)
ROCKFORD, Ill. -- Democrats Pat Quinn and Dan Hynes offered Republicans plenty of campaign material Sunday as each accused the other of ducking hard decisions, misleading taxpayers and cozying up to former governor Rod Blagojevich. Appearing at a candidate forum, the rivals for the Democratic nomination for governor did agree on the concept of selling a state prison to the federal government to house suspected terrorists and on the need to raise taxes to narrow a staggering budget deficit. ...
Parents as Teachers program celebrates 25th anniversary (11/16/09)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The news was spilling from journals on neuroscience:Children were born to learn from the cradle. Their brains thirsted, and parents had to be their first and best teachers. But parents weren't exactly reading scientific papers, so in the early 1980s Mildred Winter set off like a self-described missionary to take the message into the homes of Missouri parents...
USA Today tests online edition at colleges (11/16/09)
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- USA Today has launched a new online initiative targeting college students, with Penn State, Indiana and Missouri the first schools to take part in the pilot program. The "e-Edition" is free for students, faculty and staff. It is identical to the newspaper's print edition but with additional interactive and exclusive content, according to USA Today...
Dozens of Gitmo detainees get day in court (11/16/09)
WASHINGTON -- In courtrooms barred to the public, dozens of terror suspects are pleading for their freedom from the Guantanamo Bay prison, sometimes even testifying on their own behalf by video from the U.S. naval base in Cuba. Complying with a Supreme Court ruling last year, 15 federal judges in the U.S. courthouse here are giving detainees their day in court after years behind bars half a world away from their homelands...
Democrats, Republicans split on New York trials of alleged terrorists (11/16/09)
WASHINGTON -- Bringing those accused in the Sept. 11 attacks to New York for trial would increase the security threat to the city and give radical Islamists a platform to propagate their ideology, former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani said Sunday...
NASA invites geeky 'tweeters' to report on shuttle launch (11/16/09)
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- Fingers will be flying when space shuttle Atlantis blasts off today: About 100 of NASA's geekiest fans will be on hand, pecking away at iPhones, BlackBerrys, laptops and other Twittering gadgets. They plan to let loose with electronic messages -- provided they aren't so swept away by the afternoon liftoff that they fall uncharacteristically silent for a moment or two...
Palin's way of talkin' dissected? You betcha (11/16/09)
MADISON, Wis. -- When Sarah Palin burst onto the national political stage there was a lot of talk about her distinctive way of talking. Heck, she moved to Alaska when she was too young to speak and grew up in the small town of Wasilla, but doggone it, why did she talk like someone from the movie "Fargo"?...
Alaska gov. fights to reverse polar bear endangered status (11/16/09)
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell said he has the best interest of polar bears at heart, but he doesn't intend to let the federal government's expanded protection for bears get in the way of the state's continued prosperity. Like his predecessor, Sarah Palin, the governor is suing the federal government to overturn the listing of the iconic symbol of the Arctic as a threatened species, a move made last year that he believes could threaten Alaska's lifeblood: petroleum development.. ...
Study raises new questions about Merck pill Zetia (11/16/09)
ORLANDO, Fla. -- A new study raises fresh concerns about Zetia and its cousin, Vytorin -- drugs still taken by millions of Americans to lower cholesterol, despite questions raised last year about how well they work. In the study, Zetia failed to shrink buildups in artery walls while a rival drug, Niaspan, did so significantly. Zetia users also suffered more heart attacks and other problems although the numbers of these events were too small to draw firm conclusions...
Egypt set to apply for world's first Arabic domain name (11/16/09)
SHARM EL-SHEIK, Egypt -- Egypt will apply for the first Internet domain written in Arabic, its information technology minister said Sunday at a conference grouping Yahoo's co-founder and others to discuss boosting online access in emerging nations...
With peace talks stalled, Palestinians to ask U.N. for state (11/16/09)
JERUSALEM -- A Palestinian drive to ask the U.N. Security Council to endorse a state unilaterally, put forward by a top negotiator Sunday, appeared more an expression of frustration with U.S. and Israeli policies and stalled peace talks than a real effort to go it alone...
No. 2 fugitive mob boss caught in Sicily (11/16/09)
ROME -- Police captured one of Sicily's top Mafia fugitives Sunday, dealing a stiff blow to the island's Cosa Nostra crime syndicate, Italian officials said. Convicted mobster Domenico Raccuglia, who has been on the run for 15 years, now faces several life sentences for crimes including the murder of a rival's 9-year-old son, whose body was then thrown into a vat of acid...
Troops push into hostile Afghan area (11/16/09)
TAGAB VALLEY, Afghanistan -- Hundreds of French and Afghan troops on Sunday pushed into a hostile valley in eastern Afghanistan where militants launch quick attacks, then disappear into hillside villages. The mission: secure the area for a planned bypass road around the Afghan capital to move supplies from neighboring Pakistan...
Obama juggles many issues on China trip (11/16/09)
SHANGHAI -- President Barack Obama is walking a tightrope on his first trip to China, seeking to enlist help in tackling urgent global problems while weighing when and how -- or if -- he should raise traditional human rights concerns...
Southeast women face challenge in So. Miss. (11/16/09)
The competition level will increase significantly for the Southeast Missouri State women's basketball team tonight as coach John Ishee goes up against his alma mater. Southeast hosts a strong University of Southern Mississippi squad in a 7 p.m. tipoff at the Show Me Center...
Redhawks volleyball fails to make OVC tourney (11/16/09)
The Southeast Missouri State volleyball team fell short of qualifying for the OVC tournament Sunday when Eastern Kentucky grabbed the sixth and final seed with a five-set victory against Eastern Illinois. The victory was the fourth straight for Eastern Kentucky and third in three days. ...
Imperfect Saints reach 9-0 vs. Rams (11/16/09)
ST. LOUIS -- Reggie Bush helped the New Orleans Saints overcome another bundle of mistakes to stay unbeaten for the best start in team history. Bush scored twice for the first time in more than a year and Drew Brees compensated for two interceptions with two touchdown passes that allowed the Saints to escape with a 28-23 victory Sunday against the St. Louis Rams...
Colts take advantage of Pats' gamble, win 35-34 (11/16/09)
Bill Belichick's stunning gamble failed, and Peyton Manning took advantage by throwing a 1-yard touchdown pass with 13 seconds left that rallied the unbeaten Indianapolis Colts over the New England Patriots 35-34 on Sunday night in Indianapolis. Manning's toss to Reggie Wayne completed the Colts' comeback from a 17-point deficit. ...
Hendrick: No deal with Patrick (11/16/09)
AVONDALE, Ariz. -- Rick Hendrick said Sunday he has no deal to bring IndyCar superstar Danica Patrick to NASCAR, and there's no certainty she'll even be driving stock cars next season. "I just think that they are not even close to making a decision on whether to even do it this year or next year," Hendrick said of Patrick and her representatives at IMG...
Johnson wins race, moves to brink of fourth title (11/16/09)
AVONDALE, Ariz. -- Jimmie Johnson rebounded from a rare bad race with a dominating victory at Phoenix International Raceway that pushed him to the edge of a NASCAR record fourth consecutive championship. Johnson led 238 laps Sunday to win for the fourth time in the last five races at Phoenix. It was his seventh victory of the season, and fourth since the start of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship...
Tiger wins for 1st time in Australia (11/16/09)
MELBOURNE, Australia -- Tiger Woods gave the record crowds at the Australian Masters everything they could have wanted with his victory Sunday, except a definitive answer when he would return. "I promise it won't be as long," Woods said to yet another warm ovation...
At last, Michelle Wie gets 1st LPGA Tour win (11/16/09)
GUADALAJARA, Mexico -- Michelle Wie won the first LPGA event of her career on Sunday, fulfilling the promise of a decade with a 3-under par 69 to win the Lorena Ochoa Invitational by two strokes over Paula Creamer. Wie finished off the victory in style, hitting a greenside bunker shot to 6 inches on the 18th hole and then tapping in for a birdie...
Redhawks get well-deserved victory (11/16/09)
It's been another dismal Southeast Missouri State football season, but certainly not for a lack of effort from the Redhawks. I have watched most of Southeast's games this season and not once did I come away thinking the Redhawks failed to play their hearts out...
Talking Shop with Joyce Cooley of Miracle-Ear (11/16/09)
Ear tone wave hear hear Sound philosophy or sound practice / sound advice / sound effect / sounding off Joy is in the ear that hears Joyce Cooley may be a native of South St. Louis County, but one trip to Cape Girardeau caused this big city girl to fall in love with the its rolling hills and small-town atmosphere. ...
Cape education supply store to close after 20 years (11/16/09)
Since 1989, 3 R's Plus Supplies in Cape Girardeau has served thousands of teachers. But the education supply store is calling it quits by the end of the year. Owner Judy Borgfield told me she's reached retirement and decided now is a good time to close...
Intel to remain open on Sabbath in Jerusalem (11/16/09)
JERUSALEM -- Intel Corp. said it has no plans to close a factory in Jerusalem on Saturdays, despite violent protests by ultra-Orthodox Jews who accuse the chip maker of desecrating the Jewish Sabbath. About 1,500 protesters demonstrated Saturday outside the company's facilities, located in Jerusalem's Har Hotzvim industrial zone near ultra-Orthodox areas. Intel spokesman Kobi Bachar said Sunday the protests were sparked by the opening of a new facility at the site...
Secretive group opposes government-run health care (11/16/09)
WASHINGTON -- One operative tried to enlist trade groups in Maine to oppose government-run health coverage. Another helped a member of a Las Vegas conservative group appear on local talk radio to criticize the proposal. A third persuaded a Louisiana activist to post an opinion piece on a conservative blog...
American charities may not have a happy holiday (11/16/09)
SEATTLE -- American charities have weathered a significant drop in giving this year, and while they're hoping for a holiday miracle, a recent survey shows they will probably see a decrease in year-end generosity. In light of the economic downturn, only 38 percent of Americans say they are more likely to give a charitable gift as a holiday present this year, compared to 49 percent last year, according to a survey conducted by Harris Interactive to be released today...
Recession intensifies GenX discontent at work (11/16/09)
CHICAGO -- They're antsy and edgy, tired of waiting for promotion opportunities at work as their elders put off retirement. A good number of them are just waiting for the economy to pick up so they can hop to the next job, find something more fulfilling and get what they think they deserve. Oh, and they want work-life balance, too...
People on the move 11/16/09 (11/16/09)
Blackman joins Just Kids staff as location director
Lillian Little (11/16/09)
Lillian Elizabeth Little, 93, of Scott City, died Saturday, Nov. 14, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Feb. 10, 1916, at Fornfelt, Mo., daughter of William George and Pauline Elizabeth Eifert Sander. She married Theodore Scott Little on Oct. 3, 1936. He preceded her in death Oct. 2, 1964...
Billie Faye Davis (11/16/09)
Billie Faye Davis Billie Faye Davis, 63, of Jackson passed away Friday, Nov. 13, 2009, at St. John's Regional Health Center in Springfield, Mo. She was born Jan. 7, 1946, in Morrilton, Ark., to Willie and Almeda Davis Garmon. She was a 1964 graduate of Central High School in Hayti, Mo. She then attended nursing school for three years in Columbia, Mo...
Cletius Gloth (11/16/09)
Cletius Gloth Cletius Charles Gloth, 78, of Whitewater died Saturday, Nov. 14, 2009, at his home. He was born Sept. 6, 1931, at Whitewater, son of William Louis and Edith Snider Gloth. He was a farmer. He was a member of the Delta First Baptist Church and a veteran of the U.S. Army...
Jackson South Elementary School (11/16/09)
Jackson South Elementary School A Honor Roll 4th grade: Jordan Asmus, Blake Bening, Jacob Blagg, Kasey Brown, Nathan Brown, Token Brown, Allie Carnell, Abby Chrusciel, Madi Dowdy, Ashlee Eatherton, Lucas Farrow, Ales Featherston, Katelyn Fehr, Logan Fidler, Matthew Ford, Noah Gaono, Bo Goddard, Lauren Greenlee, Olivia Hallet, Gavin Harrell, Warren Kelley, Cheyenne Kessler, Austin Lambert, Cade Lattimer, Paige McNallen, Mollee Myers, Max Philipps, Park Poore, Camryn Rivenburgh, Aislinn Roberts, Collin Rosborg, Colin Schlitt, Colin Schumer, Katie Schumer, Paige Seabaugh, Tanner Slinkard, Mollie Stroup, Hannah Summers, Blake Thompson, Adam Walker, Grayson Ward, Chasity Watkins, Sydney Watson, Allie Weston, Elijah Williamson.. ...
Advance Junior & Senior High (11/16/09)
Advance Junior & Senior High 7th grade: Brooklyn Bessinger, Denae Cato, Hannah Clark, Cord Cooper, Summer Johnston, Madeline Kennedy, Jordan Khourie, Kimsey Lillard, Michaela Martin, Richard Nixon, Erin Robison, Dalton Wilson, Grant Woodfin. 8th grade: Haley Abernathy, Allie Below, Madison Brown, Rebecca Cantrell, Kelcee Davault, Zane Eggimann, Helen Hedge, McKayla Hodge, Ashley Hoffman, Anna Lanpher, Grayson Miles, Triston Mitchell, Kevin Sullinger, Benjamin Trout, Daniel White...
St. Joseph Parish School (11/16/09)
St. Joseph Parish School A Honor Roll 5th grade: Allison Beggs, Winston Welter. 6th grade: Marisa Hall, Olivia Jordan, Abbie McAlister. 7th grade: Joeseph Beggs, Morgan Campbell, Lyndsie Robert. 8th grade: Macy Hall, Shelby Rhymer. B Honor Roll 4th grade: Anthony Madalon, Brandon Rhymer, Skylar Rhymer...
Leopold Middle School (11/16/09)
Leopold Middle School 4th grade: Dalton Forrester, Bayleigh Gentry, Tristen Graham, Broooke Horrell, Brice Jansen, Jared Landewee, Blake Leazenby, Jesse Peters, Shelby Schreckenberg. 5th grade: Klara Beel, Jeremieh Cope, Blake Eeftink, Aly Fluchel, Jessie Holweg, Cole Jackson, Jack Jones, Evan Landewee, Ashley Nussbaum, Colby Thele, Alexis Weber, Kaitlyn Weber, Matthew Woodfin...
Egyptian Elementary School (11/16/09)
Egyptian Elementary School High Honor Roll 3rd grade: Brandon Beasley, Nathan Bigham, Paige Butcher, Daniel Doty, Kailee Henderson, Kyles Jones, Damian Knupp, Eric Lewis, Nicholas Mitchell, Jordan Shafer, Brooke Sinn, Breanna Summers, Amaiah Wade. 4th grade: Breenan Johnson, Kayla Kobel, Kelsey McCrite, Paige Mix, Billy Joe Smith, Madelynn Smith...
Franklin Elementary School (11/16/09)
Franklin Elementary School A Honor Roll 4th grade: Grace Cook, Makaya Jones, Julian Roweles, Justin Tuschhoff, Trent Ledure, Casia Carter, Rose Hall. B Honor Roll 4th grade: Breannin Arnold, Jasmine Brown, Brenda Gramard, Austion Parker, Jaycie Richards, David Weber, Prei Woodson, Maria Young, Rachael Childers, Brittany Coonts, Amalise Griffith, Aaron Harris, Alaya Jones, Kylie Lane, Coby Reavis, Naythan Rigdon, Katrinia Stevenson, Jacob Pair, Elijay Huey, Jada Bouwcamp.. ...
Police report 11/16/09 (11/16/09)
Cape Girardeau The Cape Girardeau Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. Arrests Summons Thefts Miscellaneous...
Fire report 11/16/09 (11/16/09)
Cape Girardeau Firefighters responded to the following calls Saturday: Firefighters responded to the following calls Sunday: Jackson Firefighters responded to the following call Saturday:...
Out of the past 11/16/09 (11/16/09)
25 years ago: Nov. 16, 1984 The investigation into the discovery of dioxin at an Army camp in Virginia is drawing interest from a number of local parents; 36 Boy Scouts from Southeast Missouri, including 13 from Cape Girardeau, were at Fort A.P. Hill in Virginia when it was the site of the 1981 national Boy Scout Jamboree...
History, honor (11/16/09)
Most everyone who visits a military cemetery has a tremendously emotional experience. Walking among the rows and rows of graves of fallen soldiers gives visitors a sense of the sacrifice that has been made on behalf of American freedoms. At the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield, Mo., that same feeling of respect leaves visitors with a sense of patriotism and pride...
Now the mail is coming later (11/16/09)
I don't know if government-run health care would be reflective of the government-run postal service, but I have rented a post office box for 20 or so years and could count on mail being placed in my box daily between 8:30 and 9 a.m. This was perfect, because I could pick up my mail on my regular trip to the bank, carry it back to the office and process it throughout the balance of the day. The mail for many companies dictates what work and how much work will be done that day...
Speak Out 11/16/09 (11/16/09)
How it works?; Thanks, veterans; Impressive article; Name change; Nice image; Not expected; Pointing fingers; Glorious State; Carrying the flag; Smoking right
Prayer 11/16/09 (11/16/09)
For smiles and other kindnesses shown to us by others, we give thanks, O God. Amen.
Jackson R-2 Foundation Awards $8,959 in Grants (11/16/09)
The Jackson R-2 Foundation is happy to announce the 2009-2010 Teaching and Learning Grant Winners. The Foundation awarded a total of $8,859.83 in grant money to Jackson R-2 Teachers. Teachers submitted applications for funding of innovative projects for their classrooms. These grants are made possible by the annual Jackson Alumni Golf Tournament and semi-annual McDonald's McTeacher's Nights fundraisers...
Old Fashioned Christmas Walk in Brazeau, MO. (11/16/09)
Want to treat yourself this Christmas season. Experience a magical evening and stroll through the steets of Brazeau Missouri Dec. 5. Brazeau is a quiant historic village in East Perry County. All the buildings are decorated for the season and many are on tour that evening. ...
2009 SEMO All-District Band Results (11/16/09)
Congratulations to the students and schools on their achievements. 2009 SEMO All District Band Results High School--All District--Hon Men--1st Chair--% All District Jackson--------41 -------- 9-- ------ 10 -------- 44 Dexter----------16 -------- 3-- ------ 1 -------- 17...
Meadow Heights Family Reading Night (11/16/09)
Meadow Heights R-II will host a Family Reading Night this Thursday, November 19, from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. We encourage our students and their families to attend and share some special reading time with their child. Parents, grandparents, and siblings gather informally to select books, talk about what they've read and what they recommend, and prove their understanding with computerized Reading Practice Quizzes. ...
Beauty Pageant (11/16/09)
Cape Girardeau's American Royal Miss Benefit For Safe House for Women Cape Girardeau -- Contestants are being sought for the American Royal Miss Pageant on Nov. 21. The pageant, a benefit for Safe House for Women, will be held at the fellowship hall of Evangelical United Church of Christ, 33 S. Ellis St. in Cape. All proceeds will be donated to the Safe House for Women. Admission is free; but a donation of $1 is suggested...
Mr Toby (11/16/09)
This is his favorite way to lay.He always crosses his paws
Catching snow balls (11/16/09)
This is our big teddy bear outside playing in the snow.He loves catching snow balls
William Skylar (11/16/09)
Pets Name: William Skyler "Sky" Age: 6 months Type: Chorkie Yorkie/Chihuahua Owner: Ashley Autry & Dylan Scherer Favorite Activity: Chewing on his bones & cuddling. Photo Description: Sky in his halloween costume, 2009.
Ballas Schoen's First Buck (11/16/09)
This is my very proud 10 year old showing off his first Buck. Way to go, Ballas!
Albino Deer (11/16/09)
Located on Cape Rock Dr. near Good Shepard Lutheran Chapel on November 15, 2009 at 8:15 PM.
Pebbles (11/16/09)
Pebbles is a year and a half old English Mastiff, who we adopted from an animal rescue shelter in KY. This is her beautiful smile. She was laying upside down on my bed when I took this.
HOG Chapter/Elks Toy Run (11/16/09)
On Sunday November 15th, over 80 motorcycles joined the Cape HOG Chapter to deliver hundreds of toys to the Cape Elks. Cape police escorted the bikers through downtown Cape. Thanks for the patience and courtesy of Cape and Jackson drivers as they waited a few moments for the procession to pass...
Chadallen "The true meaning of a retired greyhound! (11/16/09)
Chadallen enjoying his retirement from the track....taking over his Mom's bed!
Dads little girl and moms nightmare (11/16/09)
one of our ferrets
My moms humming birds (11/16/09)
My mother took this pic of some humming birds outside her window.
Unusual deer (11/16/09)
Saw this herd of deer as well on Sunday. Not only is there a white deer but next to it is a black deer as well. Very unusual but also very beautiful!!
Deer Herd (11/16/09)
This was another herd of deer I saw on the way home Sunday. They look cool in front of the fog that was hanging in the fields.
Deer Herd (11/16/09)
Saw this huge herd of deer Sunday on the way home from my sister's house. Guess they found the right place to hide from all the deer hunters this weekend!! Smart deer, lol!! And NO, I'm not revealing their hiding place!!
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