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Cape preservation commission wants to save Franklin Elementary (03/24/10)
A local group is speaking out about a $10 million component of the Cape Girardeau School District's $40 million plan. The Cape Girardeau Historic Preservation Commission wrote a letter to the school board and superintendent Dr. Jim Welker concerning the district's plans to tear down Franklin Elementary School if voters approve a bond issue April 6...
Cape mayoral candidates say they would look for way to pave half a mile of gravel roads in city (03/24/10)
After 15 years and $60 million in local tax money spent to improve Cape Girardeau's streets, a little less than half a mile of the 220 miles of roads remain unpaved. Whether the city should commit itself to putting an asphalt surface on the remaining patches of gravel -- most about 200 to 300 feet long and serving a handful of houses, if any -- was raised at the forum for city candidates last week. ...
Organization will raise money for Heroes Way program (03/24/10)
A not-for-profit organization committed to raising money to erect signs for fallen soldiers throughout the state is close to becoming reality. When that happens, Ross Gartman, a Delta businessman and former member of the National Guard in Cape Girardeau, believes more than 105 servicemen and women will have signs erected in their honor by 2012 Heroes Way Interstate Designation Program...
EPA may change air quality rules, regional planner says (03/24/10)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- A decision on whether some Southeast Missouri counties fail to meet federal air quality standards will be delayed as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency considers adopting tougher guidelines. In January, the EPA extended the deadline for designating areas with too much ground-level ozone, the key ingredient in smog. ...
Doctors testify in Jackson day care abuse trial (03/24/10)
Doctors testified about a 6-month-old's injuries Tuesday in the trial of a 36-year-old Jackson woman accused of first-degree child endangerment.
Football player charged in beating incident waives preliminary hearing (03/24/10)
A Southeast Missouri State University football player charged with first-degree burglary in connection with the beating of another student waived a hearing on the evidence against him Tuesday.
Fire at Cape carpet business considered accidental (03/24/10)
A Monday night fire that caused damage to a carpet and floor business is being considered accidental, a fire investigator said Tuesday.
Southeast hosts Show Me Day this weekend (03/24/10)
Southeast Missouri State University will introduce the campus to prospective students Saturday during Show Me Day. Registration starts at 9:30 a.m. at the Show Me Center. The day will include campus tours, a student life fair, an academic fair and a presentation from Dr. ...
Fog cancels classes at Kelly Schools, causes traffic accident (03/24/10)
Dense fog Tuesday morning canceled classes at Kelly School District and caused a traffic accident in Cape Girardeau County.
Missouri Delta Medical Center reaches deal with Anthem (03/24/10)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Missouri Delta Medical Center will remain an in-network provider for Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield insurance customers.
'Rumors' opens on River Campus (03/24/10)
LAURA SIMON ~ lsimon@semissourian.com Scott Hamann, left, Marisa Rapp and Audrey Stanfield perform in Southeast Missouri State University's production of Neil Simon's "Rumors." The play premiers at 7:30 p.m. today in the Rust Flexible Theatre on Southeast Missouri State University's River Campus and runs through March 28.
State education official to speak about higher education funding today at Academic auditorium (03/24/10)
A state higher education official will be at Southeast Missouri State University today to talk about the state of higher education funding in Missouri. Paul Wagner, deputy commissioner of the Missouri Department of Higher Education, will speak about the financial challenges facing the state at noon in Academic Hall auditorium...
It's the law of the land: Obama signs historic health overhaul (03/24/10)
WASHINGTON -- Claiming a historic triumph that could define his presidency, Barack Obama signed a nearly $1 trillion health care overhaul Tuesday that will for the first time cement insurance coverage as the right of every U.S. citizen and begin to reshape the way virtually all Americans receive and pay for treatment...
High school roundup: Oran pitcher throws 1-hitter in shutout of Bloomfield (03/24/10)
Zac Chasteen wasted little time finding a groove on the mound. Oran's junior pitcher tossed a one-hitter in the Eagles' 13-0 baseball season-opener victory Tuesday. Chasteen struck out nine and walked four. Gabe Kielhofner went 2 for 2 with two RBIs, while Tyler Heuring and Mac McConnell both recorded two RBIs...
Southeast roundup: Redhawks grab three weekly track awards from first outdoor meet (03/24/10)
Three Southeast Missouri State track and field athletes were recognized by the Ohio Valley Conference on Tuesday after the opening meet of the outdoor season. Juli Koenegstein was named OVC female track athlete of the week, Samantha Espiricueta was named female co-field athlete of the week and Brandon Colbert is the male field athlete of the week...
Haseltine's slam ignites Redhawks' offense (03/24/10)
Southeast Missouri State's red-hot offense had been held scoreless when Louie Haseltine stepped to the plate in the bottom of the fourth inning. With the bases loaded and nobody out, Haseltine assumed Saint Louis University pitcher Alex Alemann would try to get ahead with a fastball...
Tigers' finish offers hope for future (03/24/10)
ST. LOUIS -- Considering it was a program in transition, Missouri's season turned out rather well. The Tigers were one of only three schools to lose three 1,000-point scorers and make a return trip to the NCAA tournament, along with Syracuse and Marquette. ...
Jackson's newest place to ... Play ball! (03/24/10)
Jack Litzelfelner Sr. looked around at the baseball facilities in Jackson and saw today's Jackson High School baseball teams playing on the same nondescript field where he played American Legion baseball in 1944. "The time was long overdue for someone to do something and think about building another field," Litzelfelner said...
More area gardeners buying fruit-bearing plants (03/24/10)
Many gardeners are expanding the produce they grow at home to include berry bushes and plants this year, following a trend set by area nurseries to make fruits more easily available. Stephanie Sturdevant of Garden Hill Nursery in Jackson said raspberries were something people weren't thinking much about planting until the area nurseries began stocking them. Sturdevant said she thinks economic conditions are a factor in the growing popularity of berry gardening...
Recipe Swap: Recipes good for warm or cold weather (03/24/10)
With spring officially here, I am ready to move into my spring and summer recipe files. However, the weather just won't allow me to do that yet. One day is warm and sunny and the next cold and dreary, so I want to keep soups and crockpot recipes close by. ...
Witness: Michael Jackson's doctor interrupted CPR (03/24/10)
LOS ANGELES -- As Michael Jackson lay dying in his bedroom in a rented mansion, his doctor stopped CPR on him and delayed calling paramedics so he could collect drug vials at the scene, according to an employee of the pop star who called 911. Alberto Alvarez, who worked as Jackson's logistics director, told investigators that after receiving a distress call from another worker June 25, he rushed up the stairs of Jackson's home and entered a bedroom to find the singer lying on a bed with his arms outstretched and his eyes and mouth open.. ...
Leroy Sadler (03/24/10)
Leroy Harrison Sadler, 83, of Burfordville died Monday, March 22, 2010, at his home. He was born July 10, 1926, in Oak Ridge, son of Benjamin Harrison and Nora Otello Davenport Sadler. He and Viola Marie Nussbaum were married Nov. 10, 1946. Sadler served with the U.S. Navy in the South Pacific during World War II, aboard the USS Lesuth and was present on board during the Japanese surrender...
Evelyn Warner (03/24/10)
Evelyn M. Warner, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, March 23, 2010, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Mary Essex (03/24/10)
Mary F. Essex, 46, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, March 23, 2010, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Eunice Mosley (03/24/10)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Eunice Webb Mosley, 84, of Sikeston passed away Thursday, March 18, 2010, in the home. Visitation will be held Thursday. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Mount Calvary Power House Church in Poplar Bluff, Mo. Bishop Ronnie Webb, pastor, will officiate...
Cy Glueck (03/24/10)
Cyril John "Cy" Glueck, 72, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, March 22, 2010, at the family home. He was born April 6, 1937, at New Hamburg, Mo., to Cyrila Glueck. He was then adopted by Ewald Anton and Mary Frances Gosche Schindler. He and Dorothy Mary Koenig were married June 20, 1959...
Robert Jones (03/24/10)
Robert Elias Jones, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, March 22, 2010, at the Lutheran Home. He was born March 22, 1929, in Berea, Ky., son of John Roy and Montie Raye Davis Jones. He and Carol Ann Clark were married Sept. 18, 1955, in Lima, Ohio. Mr. Jones served in the U.S. Army and was honorably discharged in 1948...
Florence Poe (03/24/10)
Florence Emma Robinson Poe, 112, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, March 21, 2010, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Mrs. Poe was born Aug. 24, 1897, in Farmington, Mo., to William "Wid" and Malinda Caroline Jones Robinson. She was raised in Canalou, Mo., and lived most of her life in Charleston, Mo., prior to moving to Cape Girardeau in 1988. ...
Terry Bass (03/24/10)
Terry Joe Bass, 48, of Jackson died Monday, March 22, 2010, at his home. He was born Jan. 5, 1962, in Chaffee, Mo., to Joe E. and Clara Conklin Bass. He and Linda Hunt were married July 10, 1987, in Cape Girardeau. Bass worked for Berlex Laboratories 15 years and then for Novartis Pharmaceuticals eight years...
Births 3/24/10 (03/24/10)
Daughter to Frank Lesley and Shalonda Dawn Snider III of Cape Girardeau, Saint Francis Medical Center, 8:53 a.m. Monday, March 15, 2010. Name, Kayetlynn Jean. Weight, 7 pounds, 12 ounces. Third child, second daughter. Mrs. Snider is the former Shalonda Ewald, daughter of Donald and Regenia Ewald of Dahlgren, Ill., and the late Rita Ewald of Alton, Ill. ...
Kelly Middle School (03/24/10)
Kelly Middle School A Honor Roll 6th grade: Aaron Birk, Kama Collier, Dakota Harper, McKenzie Hutson, Ashley Jenkins, Jacob McClain, McKynlee Neumeyer, Catlin Odle, Adison Shoaf, Clayton Skelton, Cassidy Stone. 7th grade: Shelby Beggs, Austin Graham, Kayla Hill, Sarah Hupp, Kobin Kempe, Taylor Lasater, Jacob Riley, McKenzie Roth, Lydia Tackett...
Trinity Lutheran School (03/24/10)
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...
Nell Holcomb School (03/24/10)
Nell Holcomb School A Honor Roll 6th Grade: Taylor Shivelbine, Will Shivelbine, Taylor Smith. 7th Grade: Brandi Bertrand, Riley Duncan, Jeremiah Halter, Ryan May, Abbie Sinn, Megan Wadley. 8th Grade: Julie Bollinger, Kadie Orenstein. B Honor Roll 6th Grade: Alicia Barber, Gavin Brown, Austin Duschell, Charlie Fiorino, Chris Guerrero, Rachel Juhlin, Ty LeGrand, Forrest Smith...
Oak Ridge Elementary School (03/24/10)
Oak Ridge Elementary School 4th grade: Brianna Amschler, Jordan Barker, Brianna Harrison, Jordan Layton, Amanda Meyer, Joshua Pratt, Coltin Reimann. 5th grade: Steven Masterson, Beth Mize, Brynn Myers, Katelyn Oehl, Collin Reimann, Olivia Ruiz, Maci Schamburg, Jarett Seabaugh, McKenzie Slinkard...
Fire report 3/24/10 (03/24/10)
Cape Girardeau Firefighters responded to the following calls Monday: Firefighters responded to the following calls Tuesday: ...
Jackson police/fire report 3/24/10 (03/24/10)
Jackson The Jackson Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. DWI Summons TheftS Property damage FIRE Jackson Firefighters responded to the following calls Monday: ...
Police report 3/24/10 (03/24/10)
The Cape Girardeau Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. DWI...
Out of the past 3/24/10 (03/24/10)
With the University High athletic program on shaky ground because of the school's planned closing, prep basketball coach Don Mansfield has switched teams; he will take over the boys basketball program at Chaffee High School next season. Cape Mattress Co., which has been on Cape Rock Drive for 30 years, is moving to a building at 36 N. Spanish St...
Phoning in reform (03/24/10)
Missouri legislators should take a good, hard look at intrastate telephone access rates and then proceed to bring them into line over a period of several years with the interstate rates set by the Federal Communications Commission...
Down for the count: Census 2010 (03/24/10)
It can be assumed by now that you have received your 2010 census forms. Just over 120 million households should have received the forms in the mail sometime last week. And by now a substantial portion of American households have already filled out the simple, 10-question survey and returned it in the postage-paid envelope...
Learning to give (03/24/10)
Teaching children that being part of a community includes supporting worthwhile projects is a lesson well-learned at St. Paul Lutheran School in Jackson. For several months, students at the school have contributed coins to benefit the proposed Melaina's Magical Playground, an all-accessible play area planned for County Park North. In addition, the students held a walkathon that involved 200 to 300 students and community members...
Speak Out 3/24/10 (03/24/10)
CAPE Girardeau is taking steps forward on a smoking ban. This is great. Smokers have for a long time been allowed to harm others with their addiction. It is time that it stopped. PRESIDENT Obama campaigned on a pledge to unite our country and to reach across the aisle to work with Republicans. ...
Prayer 3/24/10 (03/24/10)
In our hour of need, you hear us, O God, and give us your divine comfort. Amen.
Chess Returns to Central Middle School (03/24/10)
Central Middle School reinstated its afternoon Chess Club this year by popular demand after a year hiatus. Forty-five students signed up. On Saturday March 6th, the top four chess club players met at Broadway Books and Roasting Company for the tournament that would determine who the next school champ would be...
Alma Schrader Knowledge-A-Thon raises money and brain power (03/24/10)
Tired of buying wrapping paper, candles, or cookie dough that you don't need? So were the members of the Alma Schrader PTA who hosted the first annual Knowledge-A-Thon on March 10 as a replacement for all other fundraisers this year. The idea was transplanted to Cape Girardeau with the Dave Maxton family who moved here from Wisconsin two years ago. ...
Men's Basketball League Champions (03/24/10)
Congratulations to the regular season and playoff champions of the Cape Girardeau Parks & Recreation Department Men's Basketball League. Division 1: Regular Season & Playoffs - Fro Shapers Divison 2: Regular Season & Playoffs - The Venue Division 3: Regular Season - Skanks Playoffs - Timberwolves Division 4: Regular Season & Playoffs - Penetrators Division 5: Regular Season - Procter & Gamble Playoffs - 1-2-mini Great season to all 59 teams that participated in the Men's Basketball League.. ...
Comforting Orphans In Need (03/24/10)
We are collecting stuffed animals and blankets so we can send them to the orphans in Haiti and we need your help. We have 4 drop off locations 2 in Cape Girardeau and 2 in Perryville. The 2 location in Cape are the Osage Center and the Public Library. The 2 locations in Perryville are the Perry Park Center and Hoeckeles Bakery. We are taking new and like new items...
Photos from the final competition at Broadway Books and Roasting Co. (03/24/10)
Here are some pictures from the final CMS chess competition. A great time was had by all.
Photo from the CMS Chess Championship at Broadway Books and Roasting Co. (03/24/10)
Finalists, Reed Dickson and Garrett Jackson get into a game of chess.
Playful Boxer mix (03/24/10)
CJ is a 3 year old male boxer mix. He is housebroken and has been neutered. He was raised around children and is available for adoption at the Humane Society of Southeast Missouri at 2536 Boutin Dr. in Cape Girardeau, Mo.
No Bull (03/24/10)
"El Toro" ,as he is affectionately known by our family, enjoys munching on some hay on a beautiful spring day. He won't have to eat old stuff for long with all the fresh green grass sprouting up.
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