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Stories from Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Sikeston men injured in two-car accident (03/30/10)
MINER, Mo. - An two-car accident on Route HH injured two Sikeston residents Monday evening. The accident occurred around 6:30 p.m. west of Route H when a 1996 Freightliner failed to slow down and ran into the rear of a 2004 Ford Taurus, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said...
Police investigating burglary, shooting at Cape Girardeau home (03/30/10)
Police are investigating an early morning burglary at a Cape Girardeau home that ended with the homeowner shooting near the suspect. According to Sgt. Dennis Horn of the Cape Girardeau Police Department, the homeowner on South Benton Street was sleeping when he heard glass from his window breaking around 1 a.m. After he got out of bed to investigate the situation, he saw a man standing in the hallway...
Opening date of Discovery Playhouse set for April 22 (03/30/10)
Organizers of the Discovery Playhouse have set April 22 as the opening date for the attraction at 502 Broadway.
Pipe replacement closing part of Independence Street in Jackson today (03/30/10)
A section of Independence Street in Jackson will be closed once again this week for pipe replacement today. Missouri Department of Transportation crews will replace pipes under the roadway, closing the road between Primrose Lane and Glenn Lewis Drive from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m...
Buchheit employees, community leaders gather to celebrate early retirement of bond (03/30/10)
Buchheit employees and community leaders gathered Monday afternoon to celebrate the early retirement of a bond whose funds helped develop Old Orchard Road. Though the original maturity date was Dec. 27, 2021, company officials paid off the $1.7 million tax increment financing revenue bond March 1. Buchheit chief financial officer Reid Willen said ample sales tax revenue was the reason for the payoff 11 years early...
Cape's Green Dot program working to change attitudes on violence (03/30/10)
When Cape Girardeau police chief Carl Kinnison heard a presentation last year on an anti-violence campaign initiated at the University of Kentucky, he thought introducing it locally would help combat a spree of shootings on the city's south side. No one with information about the crimes was talking to officers, Kinnison said, and the Green Dot program -- aimed at reducing violence and encouraging bystander intervention -- was a way to help change a growing "no snitching" attitude...
More than 200 Missouri bridges under repair this year, including up to 30 in Southeast Missouri (03/30/10)
Road closed. Detour. Get used to it, Missouri drivers, because there will be a lot of bridges closed this year. The Missouri Department of Transportation said more than 200 bridges are scheduled for work this year. In almost all cases, the bridges will be closed during construction, meaning motorists will have to find an alternative route to get over whatever passes underneath those bridges...
Man sets self on fire with alleged mobile meth lab at Sikeston (03/30/10)
SIKESTON, Mo. - Sikeston Department of Public Safety officers rescued a 23-year-old Sikeston man after an apparent meth lab exploded in his vehicle, the Sikeston Standard Democrat reported. Around 1 p.m. Saturday, DPS officers with the Rescue Squad were traveling on U.S. ...
Southeast Missouri man's death not foul play (03/30/10)
NEW MADRID, Mo. - Investigators have determined the death of a Matthews, Mo., man is not the result of foul play, the Sikeston Standard Democrat reported. Following an autospy, New Madrid County Sheriff Terry Stevens said the death of William Smith "Billy" Babb, 49, was due to "a combination of things."...
Some area roads closed due to river flooding (03/30/10)
Some state roads in Perry and Scott counties are closed because of Mississippi River flooding, according to a Missouri Department of Transportation news release. In Perry County, Route A is closed between county roads 460 and 444. Route E is also closed between county roads 322 ad 354. In Scott County, Route E is closed between Route N and Water Street in Commerce...
Teens arrested linked to other crimes in Sikeston (03/30/10)
SIKESTON, Mo. - Detectives have linked three teens arrested for allegedly burglarizing a home earlier in the month to other crimes in Sikeston. According to a news release from Sgt. Jim McMillen, the Sikeston teens have been linked to six cases that included arson, stolen vehicle, burglary and tampering with a vehicle...
More than 400 take in 'Messiah' Monday (03/30/10)
Monday night, the Southeast Missouri Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Sara Edgerton, shared the stage with Southeast's University Choir and Choral Union, conducted by Steve Hendricks, as they performed Handel's "Messiah: Easter Portion." This timely performance also featured the winners of Southeast's Concerto and Aria competition...
Cape County Commission hopes to receive funding to replace County Road 233 bridge (03/30/10)
The Cape Girardeau County Commission hopes to receive funding to replace a bridge whose wood piling could deteriorate over time. During its meeting Monday, the commission approved asking for the Missouri Department of Transportation for funding that would replace County Road 233 through the Off-System Bridge Replacement program, which awards money for replacement of bridges throughout the state...
Cape high school on list of stops for Mark Twain impersonator (03/30/10)
An 1860s riverboat is scheduled to make a stop at Cape Girardeau Central High School in April. Students and staff will participate in a statewide event commemorating Missouri writer Mark Twain. Twain impersonator Dr. George Frein will make 14 stops at libraries, historic sites and universities throughout the state, including Central's library April 13...
Nixon makes two appointments (03/30/10)
n Gov. Jay Nixon appointed Brian P. Kelly of Brentwood, Mo., to be the student representative on the Southeast Missouri State University Board of Regents. Kelly is a political science major who has worked on campus as a resident assistant for campus housing and at the university writing center. He replaces Leni P. Fluegge for a term that will expire Jan. 1, 2012...
Cleaners offers reward for info on burglary (03/30/10)
Owners of a Cape Girardeau business broken into Sunday said they'll offer a reward for information leading to the arrest of the person responsible for stealing more than $1,500 from a cash box. Ken's Cape Cleaners, 1704 Broadway, reported the burglary after opening at 7 a.m. ...
Accused pharmacy burglars bound over for trial (03/30/10)
Two alleged pharmacy burglars were bound over to division one of the Cape Girardeau Circuit Court after their preliminary hearing Monday before Associate Circuit Court Judge Gary A. Kamp. Carlos Miniel, 17, of Cape Girardeau, waived his right to the hearing, while six witnesses, including three police officers testified at the hearing of Charles Dobyns, 20, of Benton, Mo...
Mich. militia accused of plotting to kill police (03/30/10)
DETROIT -- Nine alleged members of a Christian militia group that was girding for battle with the Antichrist were charged Monday with plotting to kill a police officer and slaughter scores more by bombing the funeral -- all in hopes of touching off an uprising against the U.S. government...
Suicide bombings kill 38 in Moscow (03/30/10)
MOSCOW -- At least 38 people were killed and more than 60 wounded in two suicide bombings on the Moscow subway Monday morning, the first such attacks in the city in six years. Russian police have killed several Islamic militant leaders in the North Caucasus recently, including one last week in the Kabardino-Balkariya region, which raised fears of retaliatory strikes and escalating bloodshed by the militants...
Freshman debuts in Oran baseball team's win over Leopold (03/30/10)
Kody Moore's high school pitching debut started earlier than expected after Oran starter Zac Chasteen left the game with pain in his throwing arm.
High school roundup: Jackson takes second at ND golf invite (03/30/10)
All the area high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
Jackson converts Seckman miscue into runs (03/30/10)
With one out and runners on the corners in the bottom of the fourth inning, Jackson's Mason Sander hit a ground ball to the shortstop for what seemed to be an easy double play. Seckman's shortstop botched the ball and the Indians took full advantage...
Bradford aces NFL throwing exam (03/30/10)
NORMAN, Okla. -- After a record-setting college career that landed him a Heisman Trophy, one giant question loomed over Sam Bradford's prospects of becoming the No. 1 overall pick in next month's NFL draft. How would the quarterback's throwing arm respond to surgery that cost him most of his final season at Oklahoma?...
Redhawks football gears up for spring practice (03/30/10)
Southeast Missouri State will begin preparations for the 2010 football season at 6 a.m. Wednesday when the Redhawks hold their first spring practice session. The NCAA allows college football teams 15 spring practices, including a spring game, which for the Redhawks will be at noon April 24...
Garcia may have spot in rotation (03/30/10)
JUPITER, Fla. -- Jaime Garcia kept up his bid for a spot in the St. Louis rotation, pitching six innings Monday as the Cardinals beat the Minnesota Twins 5-3. Garcia gave up two runs and eight hits without a walk. Cardinals manager Tony La Russa said there probably would be an announcement about the starting staff...
Auction of first Superman comic goes faster than a speeding bullet (03/30/10)
NEW YORK -- The record price for a comic book, already broken twice this year, has been shattered again. A copy of the 1938 edition of Action Comics No. 1 sold Monday for $1.5 million on the auction website ComicConnect.com. The issue, features Superman's debut and originally sold for 10 cents...
Following recall of baby slings, health officials urge parents to use caution (03/30/10)
After a recent warning from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and a manufacturer's recall of 1 million infant sling carriers, many people are unsure if infant carriers are safe and how they should be used. Earlier this month the Consumer and Product Safety Commission said it was investigating at least 14 deaths associated with sling carriers, a cloth sling that's placed over the parent's shoulder and cradles a baby. ...
Tuberculosis not just a Third World disease (03/30/10)
Though many see tuberculosis as a Third World problem, it can strike closer to home. The Cape Girardeau County Public Health Center has seen one active case of TB per year in the county and is currently managing 34 latent, non-contagious tuberculosis infections with antibiotic treatment, according to Vanessa Landers, the center's communicable disease coordinator for the center...
Vertrice Brown (03/30/10)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Vertrice L. Brown, 78, of Cairo died Thursday, March 25, 2010, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Green Lawn Memorial Garden in Villa Ridge, Ill. Massie Funeral Home in Mounds, Ill., is in charge of arrangements...
Don Gibbons (03/30/10)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Don Lee Gibbons, 79, of Chaffee died Sunday, March 28, 2010, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 2, 1930, at Delta, son of Ira Richard and Mae Sarah Seabaugh Gibbons. He and Sharon Sue Hodges were married Aug. 14, 1969...
Leo Garrett (03/30/10)
Leo R. "Mickey" Garrett, 77, of Scott City left his earthly home to be with the Lord Saturday, March 27, 2010. He was born Aug. 2, 1932, in Hamilton, Mont., to Leo Alfred and Viola Isabelle Bacon Garrett. He and Deborah Lea Chasse were married May 8, 1984, in Biddeford, Maine. She died July 8, 2003...
John Hess Jr. (03/30/10)
John L. "Jack" Hess Jr., 94, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, March 28, 2010, at Landmark Hospital. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Andrew Lutheran Church. Burial will be in Cape County Memorial Park...
Seldon Quick (03/30/10)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Seldon F. Quick, 92, of Bloomfield died Sunday, March 28, 2010, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 17, 1918, in Bloomfield, son of Luther and Millie Scism Quick. He and Louisa Harris were married Dec. 25, 1943. They celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary Christmas Day 2009...
Viola Brown (03/30/10)
Viola Mae Brown, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, March 28, 2010, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Festus, Mo. She was born Aug. 14, 1923, to Bert and Della Stilts Minor. She and Lester J. Brown were married in 1943. He preceded her in death. Viola began working at the Alvarado in Cape Girardeau when she was a teenager. She retired after many years as floor manager at J.C. Penney...
Delta Junior & Senior High (03/30/10)
A Honor Roll 7th grade: Caleb Amelunke, Ciara Coomer, Taylor Cotton, Jesse Criddle, Danielle Helderman, Shantel Hendrix, Daniel Hester. 8th grade: Robert Bartels, Rachel Birkman, Connor Hodge, Kimberly Horman, Wyatt Kidd, Katlyn McCoy, Jesse Nance, Chasity Taylor, Alysha Vessells...
Zalma Elementary School (03/30/10)
A Honor Roll 1st grade: Drew Bailey, Catherine Davis, Ethan Lemons, Logan Lemons, Jacob Nanney, Jolie Pickett, Traice VanGennip, Cole Younger. 2nd grade: Eythan Burkman, Haley Gunn, Megan Harvell, Mikayla Sargent, Hannah Steinberg, Lindsey Umfleet, Olivia Whitehead...
Kelly High School (03/30/10)
A Honor Roll 9th grade: Hailey Alley, Taylor Anderson, Ayla Beck, Jeannie Campbell, Brent Forck, Leigh Glaus, Matthew Glaus, Katie Koonce, Adisynne Neumeyer, Matthew Proctor, Jessica Schmidt, Amy Tew, Jessica Worth. 10th grade: Karlie Ashcraft, Bridgette Chandler, Lauren Graham, Ian Householder, Stephanie Kerr, Stephanie McWhirter, Megan Sanders, Samantha Staggs, Elizabeth Stanley...
Cape Girardeau fire report 3/30/10 (03/30/10)
Cape Girardeau Firefighters responded to the following calls Saturday: Firefighters responded to the following calls Sunday: Firefighters responded to the following calls Monday: ...
Jackson fire report 3/30/10 (03/30/10)
FIRE Jackson Firefighters responded to the following call Monday: * Emergency medical service on North Missouri Street.
Cape Girardeau police report 3/30/10 (03/30/10)
Cape Girardeau The Cape Girardeau Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. DWIs Arrests...
Out of the past 3/30/10 (03/30/10)
John Oliver of the Oliver law firm, located in the H.-H. Building, reports that property at 418 Broadway, adjacent to that structure, will be cleared out soon and made ready for additional parking next to an existing parking area at the H.-H. Building...
Discovery Playhouse (03/30/10)
Work on the Discovery Playhouse, a hands-on activity center for children in downtown Cape Girardeau, has been going on for months while board members raised funds for the project. Recently, 90 guests got a sneak peek at the playhouse. When the event, called a "funraiser," was over, the playhouse had another $68,000 for interactive and educational additions...
Speak up, start doing something (03/30/10)
I will finally admit it. The federal government has expanded to influence and control many areas it should not, often reaching outside constitutional bounds. The recent health care bill and runaway spending are additional symptoms of this long-term trend of expansion. ...
Speak Out 3/30/10 (03/30/10)
ABOUT four years ago a friend of mine was diagnosed with colon cancer during a routine colonoscopy. Two days later he was operated on. Today he is healthy and enjoying his life and his family. It won't happen overnight. It will gradually sneak up on us, but 10 years from now a person in his situation will be put on a six-month waiting list while a government bureaucrat decides if and how his case should be treated. ...
Prayer 3/30/10 (03/30/10)
Help us, O God, to understand the suffering of our Savior for our redemption. Amen.
Clark announces bid for Cape Girardeau County Recorder of Deeds (03/30/10)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- Scott R. Clark, a Republican, announced his candidacy today for Cape Girardeau County Recorder of Deeds. Clark is a graduate of Southeast Missouri State University and holds a masters' degree in public administration and a bachelor's degree in business administration with a major in accounting...
Downtown Historic Home & Garden Tour hosted by Old Town Cape (03/30/10)
Cape Girardeau - A Downtown Historic Home and Garden Tour will take place Saturday, May 8 from Noon to 4 p.m. Five homes and two gardens will be showcased during the tour that was organized by Old Town Cape. The owners of each home and garden will give a guided tour through their spaces, highlighting special features and historic facts...
Girl Scout volunteers honored (03/30/10)
At the first annual meeting for Girl Scouts of the Missouri Heartland, held on March 27 in Branson, Mo., two Cape Girardeau volunteers were honored for their contributions to the organization. Fellow volunteers nominated Lori Powderly and Gail Timpe to receive awards...
Sixth Grader Wins Southeast Missouri State University Writing Achievement Award (03/30/10)
Brooke Hogard, daughter of Kerry and Dana Hogard and sixth grade student at Perry County Middle School, has been awarded first place in the 2009 Southeast Missouri State University Writing Achievement Award. Brooke is a student in Tammy Sadler's communication arts class. Her entry, "Essence's Ways," won in the fiction category for grades 4-6. Brooke will be recognized for her achievement on Saturday, April 17 at the Southeast Missouri State University campus...
Its the Easter Beagle (03/30/10)
Ms Bailey is so happy Easters on its way she just had to put on some ears and do her bunny hop.
Mary Squires Celebrates with a Surprise Birthday Party at the Hoover Center (03/30/10)
Mary Squires celebrated her birthday at the Hoover Center on Monday, March 29. Family members pictured with Mary surprised her with a visit and brought lunch for everyone. Pictured with Mary are from left: Geraldine Love (seated) Anita Squires-Jones (daughter), Shakara Jones (granddaughter), Mary Squires (seated), Valerie Squires (daughter), and Steve Edwards (Mary's brother). ...
Tug of War!! (03/30/10)
Rhino growls and shakes his head, trying to win the tug of war.
Full Moon on Crystal Clear Spring Night (03/30/10)
A brilliant springtime full moon lit up the sky last night.
a lady walking (03/30/10)
i took this photo when it was snowing on the ground thank you
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