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Illinois man injured late Sunday after colliding with mailbox in Oriole (01/18/10)
An Illinois man was injured late Sunday after his vehicle collided with a mailbox in Oriole. The Missouri State Highway Patrol said that Joseph W. Morelock, 44, of Granite City, Ill., was traveling on westbound on Route V when his 2010 Chevrolet ran off the right side of the roadway. The vehicle then struck an object around 9:45 p.m., resulting in an ambulance transporting Morelock to Saint Francis Medical Center, where he was treated for moderate injuries...
Haitian girl gets word of quake while visiting Dexter, Mo. (01/18/10)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Those who have met 13-year-old Natasha Truelove, a Haitian girl visiting friends in Dexter last week, will never forget her. And it's likely Natasha will never forget her time in Southeast Missouri or the moment she was told that her country was in shambles, hit by a magnitude-7.0 earthquake that has left thousands dead...
Park Service gets big response to proposed plan for Current and Jacks Fork rivers (01/18/10)
VAN BUREN, Mo. -- Officials at the Ozark National Scenic Riverways this week released a summary of the comments they received from the public on their proposed management plan, which will guide operations along the Current and Jacks Fork rivers for the next 15 to 20 years...
Haiti earthquake changes mission of Cape Girardeau charitable group (01/18/10)
A trio of people with ties to Cape Girardeau were on a mission to help a small Haitian town this week when the devastating earthquake hit, stopping them in Florida the day before they were to depart for the Caribbean nation. Skip Wrape and Roger Poythress, both of Cape Girardeau, and Father Rahab Isidor, a Haitian priest who was at St. ...
More businesses opened than closed in Cape Girardeau in 2009 (01/18/10)
In a time when the economy has proved difficult for a variety of industries, more businesses opened than closed in the area in 2009, a trend up from the two years prior. But in order for the trend to continue, business owners say future start-ups must think outside the box...
Church leaders honored at annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration (01/18/10)
At the 20th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration on Sunday, two local reverends were honored for their service to the community of Cape Girardeau and for fulfilling the dream of King. The Martin Luther King Jr. City-Wide Celebration Committee presented service awards to the Rev. Byron Bonner of True Vine Ministries and the Rev. Howard McGee of New Horizon Missionary Baptist Church, two individuals who not only preach the word of God, but put action into it...
Gravel beaches trapping oil from 1989 Exxon spill (01/18/10)
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- An engineering professor has figured out why oil remains trapped along miles of gravel beaches more than 20 years after the Exxon Valdez tanker disaster in Prince William Sound. An estimated 20,000 gallons of crude remain in Prince William Sound, even though oil remaining after the nearly 11-million-gallon spill had been expected to biodegrade within a few years...
Dems look at bypassing Senate health care vote (01/18/10)
BOSTON -- A panicky White House and Democratic allies scrambled Sunday for a plan to salvage their hard-fought health care package in case a Republican wins Tuesday's Senate race in Massachusetts, which would enable the GOP to block further Senate action...
Court rules for Monsanto, antitrust case remains open (01/18/10)
ST. LOUIS -- A legal ruling says DuPont violated it contract with rival Monsanto by developing genetically modified soybeans created with Monsanto's technology, but leaves open DuPont's challenge of the contract on antitrust grounds. The ruling in St. ...
Haitians pray, cry for help in the ruins (01/18/10)
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- Prayers of thanksgiving and cries for help rose from Haiti's huddled homeless Sunday, the sixth day of an epic humanitarian crisis that was straining the world's ability to respond and igniting flare-ups of violence amid the rubble of Port-au-Prince...
McGwire has first interaction with St. Louis fans since his admission (01/18/10)
ST. LOUIS -- Mark McGwire received a standing ovation from Cardinals fans Sunday in his first public appearance in St. Louis since admitting he used steroids. His scheduled news conference, only minutes later, was much more combative. The second session was shifted to an overcrowded hallway at the last minute, and McGwire evaded questions about the criticism he's received from ex-players. ...
Palmer's 'lucky bounce' birdie gives him Sony title (01/18/10)
HONOLULU -- Ryan Palmer went from anxious to overwhelmed in the 50 feet his chip shot traveled on the final hole until it struck the pin and settled inches away, leading to a one-shot victory Sunday in the Sony Open. Palmer, locked in a duel with Robert Allenby to the very end at Waialae, came up short of the green on the par-5 18th and faced a delicate chip. Allenby went over the green and pitched to just inside 10 feet...
NFL defensive end Gaines Adams, 26, dies (01/18/10)
GREENWOOD, S.C. -- Gaines Adams, an All-American defensive end at Clemson whose career never blossomed in the NFL with Chicago and Tampa Bay, died Sunday after going into cardiac arrest. He was 26. He died at Self Regional Hospital after going into cardiac arrest about an hour before at his family's home in Greenwood, said Marcia Kelley-Clark, chief deputy coroner for Greenwood County...
NBA Allen critical of All-Star voting that has Iverson, McGrady among leaders (01/18/10)
Unwanted by their teams, Allen Iverson and Tracy McGrady are still adored by their fans. The Memphis Grizzlies quickly parted ways with Iverson. The Houston Rockets are trying to trade McGrady. Maybe the players can swap stories of their rocky roads while covering each other at the All-Star game...
Warner's future among issues facing Cardinals (01/18/10)
TEMPE, Ariz. -- Kurt Warner's possible retirement. Contract troubles with Darnell Dockett and Anquan Boldin. Oh, and a defense that was scorched for 90 points in two playoff games. These are just some of the issues facing the Arizona Cardinals following their elimination from the playoffs in a blowout loss at New Orleans...
Jets provide lone upset of weekend (01/18/10)
SAN DIEGO -- Maybe Rex Ryan already knows the score of the AFC championship game, too. The rookie coach who, at one point, didn't know his Jets were still in playoff contention, then declared them Super Bowl favorites, will need some more bold predictions...
Vikings, Favre get within win of Super Bowl (01/18/10)
MINNEAPOLIS -- "This is what I came back for." For the adrenaline rush. For the in-your-face touchdown. For another shot at the Super Bowl. Brett Favre wanted all of it, and now he's got it. Four -- count 'em, four -- touchdown passes from Minnesota's 40-year-old quarterback sent the Vikings to the NFC championship game with a determined 34-3 rout of the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday...
Tournament starts, ends for Sharapova (01/18/10)
MELBOURNE, Australia -- Maria Sharapova was upset by Maria Kirilenko 7-6 (4), 3-6, 6-4 in the first round of the Australian Open earlier today, the latest in a string of poor Grand Slam performances for the Russian superstar. The 14th-seeded Sharapova was unable to defend her 2008 Australian Open championship while sidelined 10 months because of right shoulder surgery. She then failed to advance beyond the quarterfinals in the other three majors last year...
Redhawks have chance to rebound from road trip (01/18/10)
It was, on the surface, a totally lost eight days for the Southeast Missouri State men's basketball team. The Redhawks went 0-3 on their rugged road swing to Eastern Illinois, Morehead State and Eastern Kentucky. The closest Southeast came was 16 points, Saturday's 79-63 setback at Eastern Kentucky. There was Thursday's 40-point blowout at Morehead State and a 20-point pasting at Eastern Illinois a week ago Saturday...
Globes reward TV, box office favorites (01/18/10)
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- The science-fiction blockbuster "Avatar" won best drama at the Golden Globes and picked up the directing honor for James Cameron on Sunday, raising the "Titanic" filmmaker's prospects for another Academy Awards triumph...
Talking Shop with Byron Glenn, M.D., Cape Urgent Care (01/18/10)
On Monday many Southeast Missourians paused to reflect on the life of Martin Luther King Jr., an African-American remembered by some for his fight and struggle for equality among the discriminated. While Byron Glenn never fought that battle, the Cape Girardeau physician overcame a different battle as a boy in the poor section of San Francisco, Calif. ...
HealthGrades recognizes Southeast Missouri Hospital (01/18/10)
A national health care ratings organization has ranked Southeast Missouri Hospital as one of the top 10 facilities in the state for gastroenterology surgical services. A HealthGrades representative presented the hospital with a plaque during a ceremony in the hospital lobby. The recognition was based on data compiled during HealthGrades' Hospital Quality in American Study, released in October 2009...
Nominate the movers, shakers and newsmakers of 2009 (01/18/10)
Once again it's time to send in those nominations for people in the local business community who have made a difference in their work and community. Nominees will be selected for Business Today's upcoming feature recognizing area movers and shakers...
People on the move 1/18/10 (01/18/10)
ERA Cape Realty recently added Steve Dunn to its team of real estate sales professionals in the Cape Girardeau area. Dunn has served the banking and small business industry, with additional experience as a staff appraiser for Hendrickson Appraisal Service. Dunn and his wife formerly lived in Orlando, Fla., and have three children...
Dale Hunt (01/18/10)
Dale W. Hunt, 57, of Jackson passed away Friday, Jan. 15, 2010, at his home. He was born March 16, 1952, in St. Louis to Harold and Meta Walther Hunt. Hunt was a 1970 graduate of Perry Hall High School in Baltimore. He earned his bachelor of science degree from University of South Florida in Tampa, Fla...
Juanita Ditzler (01/18/10)
Juanita Ditzler, 73, of Jackson died Sunday, Jan. 17, 2010, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 26, 1936, in Marble Hill, Mo., daughter of Ralph and Lucille Dockins Griffith (now Lucille Frederick) and granddaughter of Sike and Rilla Bollinger Dockins...
Edward Hill Sr. (01/18/10)
McCLURE, Ill. -- Edward Miles Hill Sr., 69, of McClure died Saturday, Jan. 16, 2010, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 28, 1940, in Cape Girardeau to Thomas Chapman and Gladys Beatrice Burris Hill. Hill graduated from Shawnee High School in Wolf Lake, Ill. On April 14, 1990, he was married to Ginger K. Joy. She survives him...
South Elementary School (01/18/10)
South Elementary School A Honor Roll 4th grade: Jordan Asmus, Blake Bening, Jacob Blagg, Kasey Brown, Nathan Brown, Allison Carnell, Abby Chrusciel, Shai Daugherty, Madison Dowdy, Ashlee Eatherton, Lucas Farrow, Alex Featherston, Katelyn Fehr, Logan Fidler, Matthew Ford, Bo Goddard, Gavin Harrell, Caleb Kapp, Warren Kelley, Austin Lambert, Cade Lattimer, Emma Masterson, Max Philipps, Park Poore, Colin Schlitt, Colin Schumer, Katie Schumer, Paige Seabaugh, Mollie Stroup, Hannah Summers, Blake Thompson, Adam Walker, Grayson Ward, Chasity Watkins, Allison Weston.. ...
Scott City Elementary (01/18/10)
Scott City Elementary A Honor Roll 3rd Grade: Xavier Bollinger, Chloe Clayton, Hope Crawford, Kaileigh Dirden, Courtney Enderle, Diamond Ham, Sam Jordan, Ethan Palmer, Macyra Pool, Greg Schwausch, Rylee Stroup. 4th Grade: Camryn Daniels, Makayla Job, Colleen Kenney, Bailee Lathum, Katie Smith...
Kelso C-7 School District (01/18/10)
Kelso C-7 School A Honor Roll 2nd grade: Riley Burger, Allison Colbert, Trenton Courtaway, Andrew Enderle, Morgan Kern, Grant Menz, Kaylyn Michael, Josh Schmitt. 3rd grade: Lindsey Kieffer, Lexi Spurgeon, Emma Wilhelm, 4th grade: Alex Burger, Claudia Kern, Alyssa Moore, Drew Reischman, Kaitlyn Schiwitz...
Scott City Middle School (01/18/10)
Scott City Middle School High Honor Roll 5th grade: Tori Buckner, Jamie Glastetter, Jacob Smith, Ryan Wilfawn, Ty Wilthong. 6th grade: Isabella Bowers, Paige McNeely, Lauren Pritchard, Hannah Shemonia. 7th grade: Lauren Bollinger, Levi Buckner, Carly Howell, Cheyanne Shipman...
Jackson Senior High School (01/18/10)
Jackson Senior High School Scholastic Honor Roll 12th grade: Hollie Adelmund, Benjamin Cahill, Jenny Eichhorn, Stephanie Howard, Krista LaFentres, Ashleigh Lawson, Dustin Sanders, Benjamin Schloss, Sydney Stein, Anna Stout, Jordan Whitener. A Honor Roll...
Trinity Lutheran School (01/18/10)
Trinity Lutheran School A Honor Roll 5th grade: Tessa Allee, Andrew Aufdenberg, Nathan Aufdenberg, Emily Buerck, Ben Daniel, Natalie Grimm, Emily Killen, Hayden Moll, Katie Richmond, Elizabeth Ustinova, Josh Varnon, Emily Weber, Drew Zieba. 6th grade: Madison Brune, Alaina Childers, Julia Cochrane, Tess Daniel, Ali Galemo, Raegan Wieser...
West Lane Elementary (01/18/10)
West Lane Elementary A Honor Roll 3rd grade: Luke Brady, Jasmine Clay, Maxwell Edwards, Matt Hamlett, Ashley Henry, Emily Hermann, Morgan Hiett, Jessica Humphreys, Wyatt Long, Samantha Mansfield, Loralee Taylor, Rheabeckah Thompson, Elijah Trunzo, Dinah Wahlers, Lillian Wendel, Gus Winchester...
Eagle Ridge Christian School (01/18/10)
Eagle Ridge Christian School A Honor Roll Kindergarten: Lydia Blunt, Tabitha Blunt, Paige Brown, Demi Cantrell, Kylie Creech, Sydney Gartman, Kiley Hahs, Rachel Margrabe, Zoe Mayfield, Ashton Reed, Havynne Riley, Nicholas Wasilewski, Isabel Wissmiller, Gabe Stout...
Saxony Lutheran High School (01/18/10)
Saxony Lutheran High School Honor Roll with High Distinction 12th grade: Alicea Mahnken, Seth Stevens. 11th grade: Lucy Gage, Courtney Lim. 10th grade: Alicia Arnold, Sam Breite, Kahri Diebold, Kaitlyn Harris, Nicole Hemmann, Kelsey James, Stephen Killen, Elizabeth Koehler, Luke Mueller, Lauren Niederstadt...
Jefferson Elementary (01/18/10)
Jefferson Elementary A Honor Roll 4th grade: Harley Sample. B Honor Roll 4th grade: Daytoria Bates, Montana Boyer, Jaden Brooks, Aarion Coleman, Lathan Daniels, Caitlin Dietiker, Dawanda Green, Kezia Grigsby, Layton Hamby, DeShawn Johnson, Mary Long, Carrington Mills, Bradley Murphy, Deasya Pearson, Kordell Pulley, Demetrius Rayford, Haylie Reed, Anthony Strack, Demeika Williams, Miara Williams, DeCortneyawna Willis...
Oran Junior and Senior High School (01/18/10)
Oran Junior and Senior High School 12th grade: Bethany Asmus, Aaron Baker, Tori Caldwell, Evan Chapman, Megan Cook, Charlotte Eftink, Cassie Evans, Sierra Greer, Taylor Irwin, Gabe Kielhofner, Mac McConnell, Austin Nenninger, Joseph Sauceda, Claire Seyer, Clayton Shoemaker, Shelby Unger, Meghan Westrich...
Alma Schrader Elementary School (01/18/10)
Alma Schrader Elementary School A Honor Roll 4th grade: Anna Rose Al-Sayed, Ryan Bland, Mary Boerboom, Jordyn Castillo, Julie Castle, Cooper Crosnoe, Brogan Davis, Miles Frazier, Lydia Gentry, Megan Golden, Carly Gotto, Lexi Gurley, Meridith Ham, Madalyn Henderson, Mitchell Humphrey, Jacob Justus, Katie Keele, Brooke Kimberly, Griffin King, Destiny Kiser, Savannah Lively, Nathan McCoy, Noah Mejean, Nathan Patterson, Alexis Phillips, Emilia Robison, Zachary Sample, Haley Taylor, Danica Thomas, Hannah Trautman, Destinee Williams. ...
Chaffee Elementary School (01/18/10)
Chaffee Elementary School 3rd grade: Kaleb Ballard, Mackenzie Barger, Shana Burden, Cameron Eichhorn, Alexis Hanback, Madeline Hendrix, Olivia Horrell, Collin Jackson, Douglas Lands, Lei Lei Luttrell, Carlie Menz, Max Noble, Kari Pepple, Noah Rhodes, Sidney Schrum, Trey Stevens, Regan Swain, Landon Tenkhoff, Sydney Walker, Briana Whitlock, Bailey Wiseman...
Cape Christian School (01/18/10)
Cape Christian School A Honor Roll 4th grade: Kaleb Arends, Marcus Caruso, Andrea Diamond, Laura Harris, Ben McMullin, Andrew Parsons, Courtney Penzel, Jade Samanta, Bryanna Stevens, Jacob White 5th grade: Calli House, Bailey Janota, Rachael Koehler, Caitlyn Limbaugh, Paeton Outman, Sarah Pecord, Caroline Rollins, Katelyn Smith...
Delta Elementary School (01/18/10)
Delta Elementary School Kindergarten: Ryan Adams, Anthony Barber, Bayley Childers, Brooke Coomer, Lanson Cox, Brayling Dibert, Mason Dozier, Bailey Gramlisch, Jeremiah Hamilton, Kendall Holweg, Levi Jansen, Alexa Jenkins, Jennifer Lankford, Loveta Miller, Megan Miller, Graci Roberts, Alison Storie, Erica Tolbert, Ashley White...
Oran Elementary School (01/18/10)
Oran Elementary School A Honor Roll 3rd grade: Ali Hornback, Avery Mitchem, Claire Ramsey, Calen Read, Jacob Shoemaker, Samuel Smith, Katelyn Streeter. 4th grade: Alexis Davis, Kamryn Graviett, Layne Johnson, Klayton Gosche, Allison Holt, Malia LeGrand, Cole Priggel, Maddy Williams...
Kelly Middle School (01/18/10)
Kelly Middle School A Honor Roll 6th grade: Aaron Birk, Kelsey Buckner, Kama Collier, Allisyn Holifield, McKenzie Hutson, McKynlee Neumeyer, Adison Shoaf, Clayton Skelton, Cassidy Stone. 7th grade: Shelby Beggs, John Crone, Austin Graham, Tyler Holt, Sarah Hupp, Kobin Kempe, Taylor Lasater, Jacob Riley, Tesla Smith...
Police report 1/18/10 (01/18/10)
Cape Girardeau The Cape Girardeau Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. DWIs Arrests Thefts Miscellaneous Jackson The Jackson Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. ...
Fire report 1/18/10 (01/18/10)
Jackson Firefighters responded to the following call Friday: Firefighters responded to the following calls Saturday: Firefighters responded to the following calls Sunday: ...
Out of the past 1/18/10 (01/18/10)
Cape Girardeau police are asking a lot of questions about how two city jail inmates managed to escape undetected through a cell-block skylight and lower themselves two stories from the roof of police headquarters using a rope fashioned from their cells; the pair broke out some time between Wednesday night and yesterday afternoon; both remain at large...
MLK: The dream (01/18/10)
Today is the official federal holiday honoring the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This year the civil rights leader would have turned 81 years old. A week of special events have been scheduled. Events organized by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. City-Wide Celebration Committee, headed by the indefatigable Debra Mitchell-Braxton, began with last Thursday's birthday extravaganza. ...
Speak Out 1/18/10 (01/18/10)
LT. Gov. Kinder is grandstanding regarding his open letter to the governor. He would have you believe he cares about bankrupting Missouri regarding health care reform. I work six days a week and still can't afford decent insurance. Please don't speak regarding public outcry when you have 40 million uninsured Americans...
Prayer 1/18/10 (01/18/10)
Inspire us, O God, to show others your love, mercy and compassion. Amen.
Willen Collects Consecutive All-League Laurels (01/18/10)
EASTON, Pa. -- Sophomore guard/forward Ryan Willen (Cape Girardeau, Mo./Notre Dame) earned Patriot League Player of the Week honors for the second straight week. Willen averaged 22.5 points and 6.5 rebounds in two games for the Leopards who won contests at Colgate and Navy...
OUT THERE Meeting (Paranormal Discusion Group) 02/03/2010 @ Mississippi Mud House (01/18/10)
Feb 03 @ 7:00 PM The Mississippi Mud House will host it's first OUT THERE Meeting. OUT THERE is a Paranormal Discusion Group that will meet at the coffee shop weekly and monthly for discusions and speakers. The content varies, most meetings are focused toward the paranormal, and subjects such as the occult, remote viewing, hauntings, shadow people, psychic predictions, metaphysics, conspiracy theories, UFOs, crop circles, cryptozoology, hollow earth theory and science fiction literature, among other paranormal and unusual topics. ...
Valerie Burnett wins bicycle (01/18/10)
Lots of excitement is building in the Kids Church at First Baptist General Baptist Church. The church has adopted the theme of OUTREACH for the year 2010 and these youngsters are no exception. The children were challenged to reach out into their communiy among their friends, neighbors and classmates during the months of November and December and invite them to worship with them on Sunday morning -- the child bringing the most guests would be presented a new bicycle. ...
Amazing Grace (01/18/10)
This is my new bunny, Grace. Grace loves to run around the yard but when she is done, she will hop back in her hutch. She is a very good bunny.
Rain (01/18/10)
This is Rain,our 7 yr old mixed breed. He loves to play in the snow.
My Buddy (01/18/10)
A photo of my happy go lucky buddy - Gizmo. He is a great and loyal companion! A little spoiled if you can't tell. He is very special to me. He has one blue eye and one brown eye. Gizmo is a 2 year old shih-tzu.
Sophie Mae (01/18/10)
My pride and Joy Sophie Mae,just one of my three dogs.
Willa Bess (01/18/10)
Willa Bess my Pug and her best friend and playmate Jersey.
SAMMI ANN (01/18/10)
My Shih-tzu, Sammi Ann, playing in the snow. Pets Name: Sammi Ann Owners Name: Krystal Moore Favorite Activity: Playing with her toys.
Another Day (01/18/10)
Robert Delaney Conservation Area, Charleston Mo
Snow Day...School is OUT...time for sledding! (01/18/10)
When school is out of session due to snow the kids are thrilled...especially if it is sledding weather. Here Blackjack of Crooked Creek tags along with the kids down the hill.
Catching "Some Air" AND a snowball! (01/18/10)
Cayenne Pepper of Crooked Creek and Sally Vom Germelhaus are "fetch crazies" .....so why not a snowball too? Lots of fetching fun as they go after the snowballs.
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