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Stories from Saturday, January 23, 2010

WWE stars draw families to Show Me Center (01/23/10)
The Show Me Center shone in neon light as 20 male and female wrestlers from the WWE performed in front of more than 4,000 fans Friday during WWE Raw Live show. It was the fights between up to four wrestlers that attracted the crowd on Friday. "My son wanted to see John Cena. Since the early 80s we used to go to WWE events in Atlanta. We love it," said Jeanette Thompson of Du Quoin, Ill...
Saturday's huge garage sale at Osage Center a big hit with bargain hunters (01/23/10)
Sales were brisk and people were finding all kinds of deals Saturday at the huge indoor garage sale held at the Osage Community Centre. For the last several years the Osage Center has opened its doors to an enormous garage sale. With 72 vendors, the building was stuffed with great deals and a variety of items to choose from. Tables and chairs were set up in the main gym and two other rooms by the center's staff. The center also handles the advertising...
WWE star 'The Miz' talks about making a legacy (01/23/10)
Local experts offer advice on reducing stress and avoiding heart disease (01/23/10)
You may not be able to avoid your biggest source of stress, but there are healthy ways to cope with it. First, if you're using cigarettes to calm your nerves, it's time to stop. "Smoking is by far the No. 1 cause of heart disease," says Dr. David Law of Cardiovascular Consultants. Smoking, diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol are all preventable or modifiable causes of heart disease, he notes...
Increase in patients brings on expansions for SEMO Health Network (01/23/10)
With a dramatic spike in unemployment rates in the six Bootheel counties served by SEMO Health Network, Cheryl White says that demand for health care services for low-income patients means a corresponding increase in business for her organization...
Chronic stress a big problem for heart health (01/23/10)
It's no surprise that work is often a major source of stress -- but many are surprised to hear how this affects heart health. "It's been known for a long time that severe stress, like an earthquake or death, can provoke heart attacks," says Dr. ...
Heart disease more risk to women than once thought (01/23/10)
Until recently, most heart research was done on male patients, creating a scientific gender bias and leading most to consider heart disease a men's health issue. In reality, women are just as, if not more likely, to develop heart problems as men, says Linda Brown, administrative director of emergency services at Southeast Missouri Hospital...
New technology, new care: Cape hospitals step up fight against heart disease (01/23/10)
Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of Americans, and that fact is reflected in the local medical community. Dr. Randy Brown, cardiothoracic surgeon at Cardiac & Vascular Surgeons of Southeast Missouri Hospital, says the institution has all the cutting-edge technologies and procedures. ...
Heart attack comeback: Retiree stays busy, active following heart attack (01/23/10)
On Aug. 2, 2009, Norman Ertman was browsing through Barnes & Noble when he began to feel ill. He assumed it was just a spasm of acid reflux. "I tried to go out to my vehicle to get my antacids but I couldn't make it. I couldn't move," says Ertman, age 66, a retired factory worker from rural Cape Girardeau County. Fortunately, he was shopping with his son Tom that day, and the two suspected he was having a heart attack...
Marie Hazelwood (01/23/10)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Marie Hazelwood, 98, of Manhattan, Ill., formerly of Tamms, died Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010, at Provena St. Joseph Medical Center in Joliet, Ill. She was born Feb. 7, 1911, in Clay County, Ark., to Silas and Clara Stagner Rogers. She and Clifford Hazelwood were married March 10, 1979. He preceded her in death Jan. 1, 1992...
Patricia Cox (01/23/10)
THEBES, Ill. -- Patricia Louise "Pat" Bupp Cox, 76, of rural Thebes died Thursday, Jan. 21, 2010, at her home. Pat was born April 12, 1933, in Clinton, Ky., daughter of Robert W. and Agnes Mghee Bupp. She married Ernest Cox, who preceded her in death Nov. 18, 2002...
Doris Windeknecht (01/23/10)
Doris P. Windeknecht, 77, formerly of Jackson, passed away Friday, Jan. 22, 2010, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 5, 1932, in Egypt Mills, daughter of Elmer and Margie Bryant Borchelt. She and Earl W. Windeknecht were married Dec. 29, 1951, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Egypt Mills. He passed away Sept. 20, 1982...
David Craiglow (01/23/10)
David William Craiglow, 57, of Delta, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 21, 1952, in Cape Girardeau, son of William "Bill" and Velma Marie McLard Craiglow...
Jean Cloutier (01/23/10)
Jean E. Cloutier, 87, of Jackson passed away Thursday, Jan. 21, 2010, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 16, 1922, in Minneapolis, daughter of Herbert and Ethel Beyer Burns. She and Philip Cloutier were married June 21, 1943, in Port Arthur, Texas. He passed away Feb. 9, 2001...
Carl Leonard (01/23/10)
ANNA, Ill. -- Carl J. Leonard, 80, of Anna died Friday, Jan. 22, 2010, at his home. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro, Ill. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home, with Paul Tirey officiating. Burial will be in Ebenezer Hall Cemetery...
Clifford Deck (01/23/10)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Clifford Eldon Deck, 70, of Marble Hill died Thursday, Jan. 21, 2010, at Woodland Hills Nursing Center in Marble Hill. He was born Sept. 25, 1939, at Hahn, Mo., the son of Roy M. and Gertrude Shell Deck. He worked for General Motors in St. Louis, retiring in the late 1980s...
Out of the past 1/23/10 (01/23/10)
A move underway in Congress to end the federal revenue sharing program, on which the city of Cape Girardeau depends to help fund trash collection and disposal, could force city officials to consider charging for residential trash collection. Dennis Marchi, who has been with the Schnuck's chain of supermarkets for 16 years, has been named the new manager of the Cape Girardeau Schnuck's store...
Frozen Reflection (01/23/10)
trees reflected in a partially frozen pond at the General Watkins Conservation Area Morley Missouri
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