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Stories from Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Cape officials cautiously optimistic after airline's first month of operation (12/09/09)
Usage of Cape Girardeau's newest commercial air carrier was around 25 percent of capacity during its first month of operations in the area, leaving city leaders cautiously optimistic about the airline's future. "Certainly one month does not make a relationship successful," said Cape Girardeau Mayor Jay Knudtson. "But from the time Cape Air was selected to their one-month track record, I don't think anyone could have envisioned it would start off the way it has."...
Jetton closes political consulting firm in wake of assault charge (12/09/09)
Former Missouri House Speaker Rod Jetton closed his political consulting firm Tuesday, one day after he was charged with assaulting a Sikeston, Mo., woman during sex. Jetton's lawyer, Stephen C. Wilson of Cape Girardeau, issued a statement announcing Jetton's decision. In the statement, Wilson said Jetton is closing the firm, Rod Jetton Associates Inc., in order to fight the felony charges and spend time with his family. The consulting firm handled mainly Republican clients...
Felony stealing charges filed against former Cape Girardeau lawyer (12/09/09)
Cape Girardeau County Prosecuting Attorney Morley Swingle filed felony charges Tuesday against a Cape Girardeau lawyer who was disbarred in August.
H1N1 vaccine available to all in Cape County (12/09/09)
The H1N1 vaccine will be available to anyone in Cape Girardeau County who wants it beginning Dec. 16, the county public health center announced Wednesday. According to a news release issued by the center, the allotments of the vaccine are increasing and there are fewer so-named "high risk" individuals requesting the vaccine...
Poplar Bluff City Council considers requiring prescriptions for pseudoephedrine purchases (12/09/09)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- A request by Police Chief Danny Whiteley to adopt an ordinance requiring the sale of products containing pseudoephedrine by prescription only was moved by the Poplar Bluff City Council to its Dec. 21 voting session. Whiteley told council members Monday night the proposed ordinance is based on one enacted on July 6 at Washington, Mo...
Police: Several burglaries solved with arrest of Sikeston man (12/09/09)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Police say several burglaries are solved with the arrest of a Sikeston man.
Governor plans stop in Jackson today (12/09/09)
Gov. Jay Nixon will visit Jackson today as part of a statewide tour detailing legislation that will crack down on driving while intoxicated in Missouri. The governor, according to a news release, plans to arrive at 1:30 p.m. at the office of the prosecuting attorney in the county courthouse at 100 Court St...
University Educator of the Year nomination forms available (12/09/09)
The Cape Girardeau Area Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the 2010 University Educator of the Year. Forms are available at the chamber office or online. Nominations will be accepted until Jan. 22 at 5 p.m. The Educator of the Year Banquet will be held in early May 2010. Finalists for the award receive a crystal apple, $500, and a commemorative video acknowledging this honor...
Local students receive scholarships (12/09/09)
The following students received scholarships to attend Southeast Missouri State University for the 2009-10 school year:...
Cargill scholarships available (12/09/09)
Cargill will award scholarships to 350 high school seniors living in communities near company operations. The company will award one-time scholarships of $1,000 and a $200 grant to each recipient's high-school library. The application is processed through National Future Farmers of America but students do not need to be members to be eligible. Applications are due Feb. 15. Guidelines and applications are available at cargill.com and ffa.org...
Mayor Jay Knudtson's comments on court's decision in New Life case (12/09/09)
Cape Girardeau Mayor Jay Knudston submitted the following statement in response to the Southeast Missourian's request for comment to a federal judge's ruling in the New Life Evangelistic Center case against the Department of Health and Human Services...
Assets, enrollment decline for Sikeston Schools (12/09/09)
SIKESTON -- Net assets of the Sikeston School District decreased again last school year, but the district continues to remain financially stable. Certified public accountant Mike Radake of Van de Ven LLC of Cape Girardeau presented the audit of the 2008-2009 school year to the Board of Education during its regular meeting Tuesday...
TRCC child care hike questioned (12/09/09)
POPLAR BLUFF--A small group of concerned parents questioned the scheduled hike in the cost of services provided at the Early Childhood Learning Center of Three Rivers Community College. "There seems to be a lot of quick action and not a lot of exploration," Keith French said during an informational meeting held on campus Tuesday. "The board swooped it in, and they can it out."...
MoDOT to work on I-55, Route W (12/09/09)
Interstate 55 will be reduced to one lane starting at 7 a.m. today. Missouri Department of Transportation Crews will perform pavement repairs on the southbound off ramp at Route KK near Old Appleton. Work will continue until about 4 p.m. Friday. Route W in Bollinger County will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday for drainage pipe replacement. MoDOT crews will be working between county roads 610 and 648...
Brothers would like books; woman requests gift cards, coat (12/09/09)
Two brothers, ages 3 and 4, love to hear their mom read them bedtime stories, so it's natural that books, especially ones like "Goodnight Moon" and "If You Give A Mouse A Cookie," are at the top of their list for Santa. They also love monster trucks and child-friendly tools, but some stuffed animals to hug while being read to would make their Christmas. ...
Three men arrested for alleged golf cart theft in Poplar Bluff (12/09/09)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Three men could face charges in connection with a break-in at the Ozark Ridge Municipal Golf Course and the theft of two golf carts after authorities tracked their alleged purchase of spray paint.
Thousands without power in storm (12/09/09)
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- High winds have caused thousands of people to be without power in parts of Missouri and Illinois. St. Louis-based Ameren said that 5,275 residential and business customers were without power Wednesday afternoon in Missouri. The hardest hit areas are St. Louis city and county, Wentzville, Franklin, St. Charles.
3 dead on Mo. roads as storm slickens highways (12/09/09)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The winter storm that blanketed northern Missouri with snow and ice has claimed at least three victims. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports at least three fatal accidents on Tuesday are blamed on roads made dangerous by ice and snow...
Longtime employee chosen to lead KCK schools (12/09/09)
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) -- The Kansas City, Kan., School Board has chosen assistant superintendent Cynthia Lane to be the district's next superintendent. Lane will take over the school district on July 1, when current Superintendent Jill Shackelford retires...
Forsee: Higher ed cuts require 'paradigm shift' (12/09/09)
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) -- University of Missouri President Gary Forsee says the gloomy economy and continued lack of adequate state support will force the four-campus system to consider some drastically different approaches. The possibilities include 3-year, "no-frills" degrees and partnerships with local governments and developers on long-delayed building projects. Forsee spoke Wednesday at a town hall budget meeting for students, professors and campus workers in Columbia...
Big storm targets Midwest with snow, wind (12/09/09)
DES MOINES, Iowa -- A fierce wintry storm moved into the nation's midsection Tuesday, covering roads with deep snow that was set to be followed by high winds, creating blizzard conditions. The storm already blanketed much of the mountain west and drenched Southern California with rain. In the Phoenix area, fierce wind brought down power lines, left four hospitals temporarily without power and created wide outages. Freezing temperatures in Oregon were being blamed for one death...
Court rejects public defender caseload rules (12/09/09)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri's public defenders cannot turn away certain categories of criminal defendants because of excessive caseloads, the state Supreme Court ruled Tuesday. Instead, the high court said, public attorneys who represent the poor should work with prosecutors and judges to come up with alternatives when they believe they are so overburdened that they cannot take on additional defendants...
Tough economy squeezes Pell Grant program (12/09/09)
WASHINGTON (AP) -- An unexpected surge in college enrollment has created an $18 billion shortfall in the Pell Grant program, the biggest in its history. An administration official told The Associated Press the program will cost $18 billion more than Congress and the White House had anticipated over the next three years. The official, who was not authorized to speak publicly about the budget, spoke on condition of anonymity.
EPA to unveil new water policies at schools (12/09/09)
WASHINGTON -- The Environmental Protection Agency unveiled a new national strategy to enforce safe drinking water laws in small, rural communities on Tuesday, and pledged to redouble efforts to protect children from toxic water in schools. The announcement came during a hearing in the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works held to examine reports of widespread water contamination and unsafe levels of lead and other toxics flowing through the pipes at thousands of U.S. schools...
Dems weigh transitional Medicare expansion (12/09/09)
WASHINGTON -- Urgently seeking a deal on President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, Democratic senators are considering opening the Medicare rolls to uninsured middle-aged people able to purchase the coverage. The Medicare "buy-in" for people 55 to 64 would be available until government subsidies start flowing in 2014 to new health insurance markets designed for people who now have trouble getting and keeping affordable coverage...
Application in the hand finds birds in bushes as you roam (12/09/09)
ALBANY, N.Y. -- When Jory Langner finds time for a field trip during an upcoming visit to Washington, he won't have to ask local birders where to find candidates to add to his life list of birds sighted. All he'll have to do to is pull out his iPhone and fire up BirdsEye, a new bird-finding application that gives users instant access to recent reports of birds spotted near their location, tells them where to look for specific birds, and keeps track of their lists of all the birds they've ever seen.. ...
Blagojevich show in Illinois has a few more acts to play out (12/09/09)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- When the news arrived, Rep. Bill Black thought at first it was somebody's lame idea of a joke. But it was true: The FBI had arrested the governor of Illinois, hauling him away wearing a track suit and handcuffs. "I thought, holy mackerel, another glorious day for Illinois government," said Black, a Danville Republican...
Obama offers plan to jolt U.S. economy, focuses on hiring (12/09/09)
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama set out fresh plans Tuesday to reinvigorate the U.S. economy, focusing on incentives to small businesses and hiring to bring down what he called the "staggering" 10 percent unemployment rate. Obama said he wants to push money left over from a financial rescue plan -- the Troubled Asset Relief Program -- toward the small business community for investment and hiring. ...
Obama proposes spending $3 billion to end royalty dispute with American Indian tribes (12/09/09)
WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration Tuesday proposed spending more than $3 billion to settle a long-running lawsuit with American Indian tribes that claim they were swindled out of billions of dollars in royalties for oil, gas, grazing and other leases dating back more than a century...
Uganda debates proposed death penalty for some homosexuals (12/09/09)
KAMPALA, Uganda -- Proposed legislation would impose the death penalty for some gay Ugandans, and their family and friends could face up to seven years in jail if they fail to report them to authorities. Even landlords could be imprisoned for renting to homosexuals...
Students, militia clash in 2nd day of Iran protest (12/09/09)
TEHRAN, Iran -- Hard-line militiamen firing tear gas and throwing stones stormed a crowd of thousands of university students protesting for a second day Tuesday, as Iran threatened a tougher crackdown on the opposition after the biggest anti-government demonstrations in months...
Coordinated blasts kill at least 127 people in Baghdad (12/09/09)
BAGHDAD -- A series of coordinated attacks struck Baghdad on Tuesday, including two suicide car bombers and another vehicle that blew up near government sites. At least 127 were killed and hundreds wounded in the worst wave of violence in the capital in more than a month, authorities said...
U.N. says 2000-2009 likely warmest decade on record (12/09/09)
COPENHAGEN -- This decade is on track to become the warmest since records began in 1850, and 2009 could rank among the top-five warmest years, the U.N. weather agency reported Tuesday on the second day of a 192-nation climate conference. Only the United States and Canada experienced cooler conditions than average, the World Meteorological Organization said, although Alaska had the second-warmest July on record...
Meadow Heights coach runs into bizarre string of incidents (12/09/09)
If a basketball coach ever needed a stunt double, it's Meadow Heights boys coach Tom Brown. Over the past month, Brown has encountered a series of events that range from harrowing to almost comical.
ND tops Bluejays in SEMO tourney (12/09/09)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- The Notre Dame Bulldogs found themselves in a dogfight Tuesday night in their opening-round game of the SEMO Conference Tournament against Charleston. With the dominating play of their two starting guards and the re-emergence of their top scorer in the final period, the third-seeded Bulldogs fought off a red-hot Charleston squad 74-67 to advance to Thursday's semifinals...
Jackson girls win seven-team, season-opening swim meet (12/09/09)
Jackson won three events in state-qualifying times as it opened the high school girls swimming season Tuesday with a victory in a seven-team meet at Central Pool. Jackson finished with 244 points to win a tight battle with Notre Dame, which finished second at 231.5. Central (146.5) placed third, followed by Poplar Bluff (105), Saxony Lutheran (84), St. Vincent (83) and Perryville (66)...
Redhawks renew rivalry with SIU tonight (12/09/09)
Among the many questions Dickey Nutt fielded when he was hired as Southeast Missouri State's men's basketball coach in March, one was more prevalent than any other. "If there's one thing I heard once, I heard it 100 times after I got the job," Nutt said. "It's when are we going to play Southern Illinois? Our fans really wanted to see that game again."...
Ishee: Redhawks basketball squad needs a win against Bethel (12/09/09)
Southeast Missouri State women's basketball coach John Ishee said his team sure could use a win. But Ishee believes it won't come nearly as easily as people might think when the Redhawks face Bethel University today at the Show Me Center. Ishee said the Wildcats, an NAIA squad from McKenzie, Tenn., that is 7-4 and ranked 24th nationally, will pose plenty of problems for the 2-5 Redhawks...
Missouri scratches head over bowl selection (12/09/09)
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- The Big 12 Conference's postseason selection process has Missouri wondering how it lost out to a team with a worse regular season record. The conference allows its bowl game partners to select any eligible team, regardless of win-loss records or head-to-head results...
Polian's draft magic turns Colts into model winner (12/09/09)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Colts president Bill Polian is just an old-school scout at heart. He willingly attends college games, enjoys interviewing players and coaches and spends countless hours studying film to evaluate college prospects. He prefers being involved to delegating, and he still believes NFL winners are built through the draft...
Yanks trade for Granderson; Cards complete deal with Penny (12/09/09)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Instead of spending at these winter meetings, the New York Yankees are in a dealing mode. The World Series champions pulled off the first big trade of this year's session, reaching a tentative agreement Tuesday on a three-team, seven-player swap that would bring them All-Star center fielder Curtis Granderson from Detroit...
Ideas for homemade gifts on a budget (12/09/09)
Looking to make and give foodie gifts on a budget this year? Here are some easy ideas:Dry Chimichurri Rub In Argentina, this mix of herbs and spices is combined with oil and vinegar and used as a sauce for grilled meats. For best results, use dried herb leaves, not the powdered or finely ground varieties. Rub the mixture all over beef or pork before roasting. Or to make a marinade for roasted chicken, whisk 1/4 cup of the rub with 1/2 cup of olive oil and 3 tablespoons of red wine vinegar...
Dr. Grow: Fighting the epic battle of squirrel vs. man (12/09/09)
I have heard story after story about birders who try all sorts of methods aimed at making sure the local squirrel doesn't get into the bird feeder. There is the one where the feeder pole is greased so the squirrel can't get a grip to climb it. This method works for a day or two until the grease dries...
Recipe Swap: Sweet old tunes to end your holiday meals (12/09/09)
Last weekend I found a few minutes to pull out some of my Christmas cookbooks and ran across a couple of Country Woman books that are just full of good recipes. All of the recipes are submitted by readers, so you know they are tried-and-true recipes. I had fun looking at the pretty photos, reading stories that accompanied the recipes and choosing a few recipes to include here...
CBS cancels another daytime drama (12/09/09)
NEW YORK -- CBS canceled "As the World Turns" on Tuesday, putting the company that coined the phrase "soap operas" out of the business of making daytime dramas for the first time in 76 years. "As the World Turns" has been on the air since 1956 and televised its 13,661st episode Tuesday. Its last episode will be next September, the network said...
Ida Williams (12/09/09)
Ida Mae Williams, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Dec. 7, 2009, at the Lutheran Home. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to service time Friday at Crain Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Johnny Thomas officiating. Burial will be in Fairmount Cemetery...
Charles Mungle (12/09/09)
*** Charles Mungle Charles E. Mungle, 61, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Dec. 7, 2009, at his home. McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
Mildred Emrick (12/09/09)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Mildred Evelyn Emrick, 90, of Jonesboro died Monday, Dec. 7, 2009, at her home. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to service time today at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Anna, Ill. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. today at the funeral home, with the Rev. Greg Bittle officiating. Burial will be in Jonesboro Cemetery...
Kenneth French (12/09/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Kenneth P. French, 84, of Perryville died Monday, Dec. 7, 2009, at Independence Care Center of Perry County. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today and 6:30 to 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Young and Sons Funeral Home. An American Legion wake will be held at 6:30 tonight...
Charles Moit Sr. (12/09/09)
*** Charles Moit Sr. CHAFFEE, Mo. — Charles Wayne Moit Sr., 62, of Chaffee died Monday, Dec. 7, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee is in charge of arrangements.
Rose Mary Jones (12/09/09)
*** Rose Mary Jones MOUNDS, Ill. — Rose Mary Gunn Jones, 80, of Mounds died Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009, at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah, Ky. Jones Funeral Home in Villa Ridge, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Troy Estes Jr. (12/09/09)
Troy Harlin Estes Jr., 74, of Yuma, Ariz., died Monday, Dec. 7, 2009. Formerly of Scott City, he was born July 7, 1935, in Matthews, Mo., son of Troy Harlin and Esther Marcella Cowgur Estes Sr. He married JoAnn Skinner in 1953, and later married Ruby Hawkins...
Frieda Limbaugh (12/09/09)
Frieda O. Limbaugh, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Dec. 7, 2009, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Aug. 23, 1918, in Marble Hill, Mo., to Ora and Carrie Bollinger Pierce. She and Rutherford M. Limbaugh were married Feb. 22, 1949. He preceded her in death Oct. 28, 1988...
Carlos Brown (12/09/09)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Carlos L. Brown, 89, of rural Jonesboro died Monday, Dec. 7, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 28, 1920, in Union County near Reynoldsville, Ill., son of Oscar and Augusta Grabow Brown. Carlos married Muerial Miller on July 18, 1948, in Ware, Ill...
Rev. Terry Eades (12/09/09)
The Rev. Terry Lewis Eades, 56, of Scott City died Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009, at his home. He was born July 22, 1953, in St. Louis to Jesse Doyle and Flossie Muriel Akins Eades. He and Valerie Jean Acre were married July 23, 1977, in De Soto, Mo. Eades was the minister 15 1/2 years at First Baptist Church in Scott City; minister of music, education and youth at Faith Baptist Church in Festus, Mo., five years; taught elementary music at Festus Public Schools seven years; and was a missionary journeyman in Japan two years.. ...
Tom Bellamy (12/09/09)
A memorial and prayer service for Tom Bellamy who recently passed away (see Nov. 21 obituary) will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the gazebo in Cape County Memorial Park. The Rev. Jeff Long will officiate. Following the service, family and friends are invited to gather, reminisce and celebrate the life of Tom at Buckner's Lounge Room, 132 N. Main St...
Jared Sinn (12/09/09)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Jared Sinn, 16, of Tamms died Monday, Dec. 7, 2009, at his home. He was born Oct. 25, 1993, in Cape Girardeau, to Chris and Stacie Orsburn Sinn. Sinn was a sophomore at Egyptian High School, where he was a member of FFA and Art Club. He worked at Junior Sinn Auto Parts in Cape Girardeau. He enjoyed four-wheeling and tractor pulls, working and building motors, hunting and welding...
Births 12/9/09 (12/09/09)
Son to Danny R. and Melody L. Little of Chaffee, Mo., Saint Francis Medical Center, 8:42 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009. Name, Jacob Levi. Weight, 8 pounds, 8 ounces. Fifth son. Mrs. Little is the former Melody Hunsaker, daughter of Gayla Baker of Scott City, and the late Gary Adams of Arizona. Little is the son of Jimmie and Barbara Little of Randles. He is a welder with Construction Trailer Specialists Inc. in Sikeston, Mo...
Out of the past 12/9/09 (12/09/09)
The first annual Timothy J. Ruopp Award, for outstanding officer of the Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Department, was given to Capt. Ronald D. Johnson Friday; the award honors former Cape Girardeau County deputy and detention officer Timothy Ruopp, who was killed last summer while serving as a member of the San Diego Police Department...
News for the simple-minded (12/09/09)
It's difficult to discuss the Tiger Woods situation because the landscape seems to change by the hour. And, to be real honest, I am ashamed that I would even address the topic because -- quite simply -- it's none of my business. We have this morbid fascination with fallen celebrities in this country. This is nothing new. You can travel back in time 100 years and find a similar fascination with the private lives of very public people...
Kettle campaign (12/09/09)
If it's not there already, one name you might add to your gift-giving list is the Salvation Army. Throughout the year the Salvation Army provides care, food and other services to hundreds of individuals who often have nowhere else to turn. During the shopping season leading up to Christmas, the Salvation Army is particularly visible. But its funding must be stretched over 12 months, not just a few weeks...
Speak Out 12/9/09 (12/09/09)
FOR the last couple of months, you could see a houseboat in the Diversion Channel from Interstate 55. It moved around from day to day, but most of the time it was tied to some trees near the fishing access. Now the water has gone down, and the houseboat is sitting on dry ground. You would think the owner would want to take better care of his houseboat...
Prayer 12/9/09 (12/09/09)
Make us instruments of your peace and love, O God, and give us compassion. Amen.
Saint Francis in Top 10 Percent for Orthopaedics (12/09/09)
Overall orthopaedics at Saint Francis Medical Center have been ranked among the top 10 percent in the nation in a study by HealthGrades®, the nation's leading independent healthcare ratings organization. As a result, Saint Francis received the 2010 Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™ and is ranked among the top three hospitals in Missouri for overall orthopedics. ...
1st Class Travel and Jackson Chamber Canned Food Drive (12/09/09)
Around 100 people gathered Tuesday night at Creative Edge for Jackson Chamber's Business After Hours sponsored by 1st Class Travel. Everyone was in the holiday spirit, as 1st Class Travel asked those who were attending to bring canned food for the Jackson Ministerial Alliance's food pantry...
Climber with Diabetes Scales Tallest Peaks (12/09/09)
Will Cross manages his diabetes even when he literally is on top of the world. Cross was the first American with diabetes to reach the summit of Mount Everest, a feat he accomplished on May 23, 2006. Cross has climbed the highest peak on every continent. As an expedition leader, he's also walked to both the North and South poles, refusing to be boxed in by diabetes...
Southeast Missouri Hospital Ranks in Top 10 in Missouri for Stroke Care (12/09/09)
Southeast Missouri Hospital is one of the best hospitals in the country for stroke care, according to HealthGrades®, the nation's leading independent healthcare ratings organization. For the second year in a row, Southeast ranks in the Top 10 in Missouri for treatment of stroke and in the top 15 percent nationally. The Hospital is the only provider of stroke care in the southeast Missouri region to rank in the Top 10 in the state...
Toys for Tots Queen (12/09/09)
Toys for Tots Queen Chloe Goodwin won the title of "Queen" in her age division at the "Toys for Tots" Christmas pageant, Sunday Dec. 6 at Jefferson Elementary School in Cape Girardeau. The pageant was sponsored by the Marine Corps Reserve and Alpha Chi Omega sorority. Pictured are Angela Goodwin, Chloe Goodwin, and J.D. Goodwin, all of Marble Hill...
Angels Amoung Us (12/09/09)
Blue Angel 7 rests on KCGI's south ramp during it's vist to our airport a few weeks ago. Flown by Lt. CJ Simonsen, it brought Lt. Amy Tomlinson for a meeting with city and airport officials. Known as "Blue Angel 8", Lt. Tomlinson is responsible for outlining the qualifications required for a visit by the Navy's Blue Angel Flight Demonstration Team...
Albino House Finch (12/09/09)
This albino house finch has been hanging around my mother's feeder for the past few days.
1st Class Travel and Jackson Chamber 's can food drive. (12/09/09)
Shari Elfrink and Sara Gerau with 1st Class Travel and Pastor John Rice, representing the Jackson Ministerial Alliance, with the 1500 cans collected Tuesday night at the Jackson Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours.
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