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Expert tells students to brace for massive change at university's global issues conference (04/19/10)
The world's population is growing at a rate of 216,000 people per day. By 2050, the population will grow to about 9.2 billion people compared to about 7 billion today. Karen Meachem, the director of educational outreach at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, used these statistics to give perspective to the biggest challenges facing the world in 2025 and beyond...
Two arrested for theft after posing as home health care workers (04/19/10)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Investigative work by the Dexter Police Department resulted in the arrest of two individuals who now face charges related to a recent theft from an elderly person's home, the Dexter Daily Statesman reported. Tonya McCollough, 34, aka Tonya Bruce, aka Tonya Lynn Simpson, along with John L. Simpson III, 34, are being held in the Stoddard County Jail Saturday, each under a $25,000 cash-only bond...
Perryville residents injured in pair of weekend crashes (04/19/10)
Two accidents involving an overturned ATV and Jeep Cherokee left four Perryville residents in serious condition over the weekend. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol crash reports website, the first accident occurred Saturday at 6:50 p.m. A 2006 Bombardier ATV driven by Ronald J. Berkbuegler, 57, was traveling southbound on County Road 822 when he lost control of the vehicle. The ATV then traveled off the right side of the roadway, struck a tree and overturned...
Delta Elementary School dedicated in honor of longtime teacher, principal Pat Dooley (04/19/10)
An afternoon ribbon cutting ceremony in Delta on Sunday marked the opening of the Pat Dooley Elementary Building, which spans 13 acres and 34,000 square feet. With pieces of newly cut blue ribbon resting at her feet, Dooley, who worked 43 years in the Delta School District, welcomed around 400 visitors to the more technologically efficient building...
Walkers set out to raise awareness, money for MS (04/19/10)
On Sunday, more than 500 men and women gathered in Capaha Park in Cape Girardeau to take part in the Multiple Sclerosis walk, an event geared to raise awareness of the disease and the funds needed to continue research for a cure. Event organizers set a goal of $38,000 and said they were optimistic they would meet that goal with the number of people who turned out...
Early Bird Market gives sneak peek at offerings of Jackson Farmers Market (04/19/10)
The official start of the Jackson Farmers Market may be a month away, but some vendors will sell their goods at an early bird event. The Early Bird Market, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday on Barton Square, will feature between six and 10 vendors who will sell items including bread, soap, artwork and plants...
News analysis: Nixon judges bill as unconstitutional; Crowell, others say he overstepped powers (04/19/10)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Gov. Jay Nixon delivered a swift verdict when presented with a recent budget bill by legislators. He signed it into law, then he immediately judged a section on school funding to be unconstitutional and declared he would not follow it...
Send off planned for local WWII veterans on Honor Tour to Washington, D.C. (04/19/10)
Organizers of a World War II veterans trip to the nation's capital are hoping for a large turnout from the community during a send-off program at Jackson High School on Friday morning. A tour bus carrying veterans from six states led by a fleet of motorcycles and law-enforcement and military vehicles will arrive at the high school event center shortly after 8:15 a.m. Friday. Awaiting them will be six veterans from Cape Girardeau and Jackson...
Annual Clean-up/Fix-up Week planned for July (04/19/10)
Jackson residents hoping to dispose of old appliances and oversized materials will have their chance during the annual Clean-up/Fix-up Week in July. Scheduled from July 12 to 19, the week will allow residents to add up extra items to dispose during their normal trash pickup. The usual three-bag limit will not be enforced during this time...
Jackson E-cycle Day scheduled for Saturday (04/19/10)
The city of Jackson has scheduled its annual E-cycle Day for Saturday. Residents can bring old and obsolete electronic equipment, appliances and other items with recoverable metal to the Recycling Center from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at no charge. However, residents will be charged a small fee for dropping off televisions and computer monitors at the center, 509 Eastview Court...
Cape Girardeau School Board agenda 4/19/10 (04/19/10)
5 p.m. today Board of Education offices, 301 N. Clark Ave. Special organizational meeting 5:30 p.m. Special work session 6 p.m. Regular meeting Call to order, roll call and welcome Approval of agenda Recognition Information, proposals or comments from the audience...
Jackson Board of Aldermen agenda 4/19/10 (04/19/10)
7:30 p.m. today Jackson City Hall 1 Barton Square...
St. Louis teachers flocking to retirement offer (04/19/10)
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Veteran employees of St. Louis Public Schools have been lining up to take an early retirement offer as the district tries to whittle its staff. Last Tuesday was the first day workers could sign up for the incentive, which gives retirees cash payments of between $11,000 and $25,000 a year for two years...
Some students oppose new rec center at Mo. State (04/19/10)
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) -- Some students at a southwest Missouri university are objecting to plans to build a $30 million recreation center. The opponents say the building is not necessary during a time when Missouri State University is facing deep budget cuts. A groundbreaking ceremony was held Friday at the Springfield school...
US: Deaths of 2 al-Qaida in Iraq leaders big blow (04/19/10)
BAGHDAD (AP) -- U.S. and Iraqi forces killed the two top al-Qaida figures in the country in a nighttime rocket attack on a safe house near Saddam Hussein's hometown of Tikrit, a joint operation the U.S. called a significant blow to the insurgency and a sign Iraqi security forces are strengthening...
US Gov't says Toyota accepted record $16.4M fine (04/19/10)
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U.K. postal service won't deliver to home with attack cat (04/19/10)
LONDON -- Britain's postal service says it has suspended deliveries to a woman following repeated attacks by her 19-year-old cat. Royal Mail said recently that it had halted deliveries because postal workers had already sustained "nasty injuries" at the address in the town of Farsley, near Leeds in northern England...
Anderson turns down Oregon job (04/19/10)
or the second time in just over one year, Missouri coach Mike Anderson has turned down a hefty raise and the chance to revive a moribund power conference program to remain with the Tigers.
Redhawks drop series to Murray St. (04/19/10)
Murray State belted four home runs and rolled past visiting Southeast Missouri State 9-4 on Sunday to win the Ohio Valley Conference softball series. The squads had split Saturday's doubleheader, MSU taking the opener 9-1 in five innings and Southeast claiming the nightcap 9-6...
Southeast salvages finale of series at UTM (04/19/10)
The Southeast Missouri State baseball team bounced back from Saturday's doubleheader loss in resounding fashion. Southeast routed host Tennessee-Martin 15-1 on Sunday, after UTM swept Saturday's twin bill 12-4 and 6-3. The Redhawks, who broke a four-game losing streak, improved to 21-14 overall and 8-4 in Ohio Valley Conference play. They are tied with Jacksonville State for first place in the nine-team league. Those squads square off this weekend in Jacksonville, Ala...
Area digest 4/19/10 (04/19/10)
Dane Baker of Jackson carded his first career hole in one Saturday at Kimbeland Country Club. Baker used a 6-iron on No. 6, a par 3 playing 150 yards. Witnesses were Scott Masterson, Rob Warren, John Kirk, Chris Bickings and RV Davis. The ace came in a three-man scramble...
Wainwright provides rest for weary bullpen (04/19/10)
ST. LOUIS -- Adam Wainwright gave an overworked St. Louis Cardinals bullpen a welcome respite. Wainwright threw a four-hitter with nine strikeouts and scored on Ryan Ludwick's tiebreaking two-run homer in the eighth inning of the Cardinals' 5-3 victory over the New York Mets on Sunday night. Wainwright's fourth career complete game came a day after a 20-inning, 2-1 loss...
All signs point to Rams taking OU's Bradford (04/19/10)
ST. LOUIS -- St. Louis Rams general manager Billy Devaney would love to keep 'em guessing until the draft day clock forces the team to reveal its No. 1 pick. Good luck with that strategy. It goes without saying that the Rams need multiple upgrades after going 1-15 last season with puny lineups on both side of the ball and rankings near the bottom of the NFL on offense and defense. ...
Four basketball players not returning (04/19/10)
I recently wrote about it being a certainty that several Southeast Missouri State scholarship men's basketball players with eligibility remaining will not be returning to the program. While there hasn't been an official announcement and might not be for a while, sources have told me that group consists of junior forward Jajuan Maxwell, junior guard Sam Pearson, junior forward Eric McCrary and freshman guard LaQuentin Miles...
Local man's invention prevents toilet paper waste (04/19/10)
A new product developed by Cape Girardeau businessman David Patrick promises to stop children and pets from playing the unwinding game with toilet paper in the bathroom. Bathroom Brake is now available locally at Schnucks and Elias Ace Hardware in Cape Girardeau...
Talking Shop with David Erlbacher, founder, Erlbacher Gear and Machine Works (04/19/10)
David "Pee Wee" Erlbacher, 71, founder of Erlbacher Gear and Machine Works Inc., could have retired by now. Although he's turned over his business to his daughters, but he still puts in 50-hour work weeks at the company's production facility on Good Hope Street. He also serves as president of Alliance Bancshares Inc., the holding company for Alliance Bank, which has branches in Cape Girardeau, Sikeston, Mo., and Oran, Mo...
People on the move 4/19/10 (04/19/10)
Ken Volkerding of Jackson, a financial representative with Modern Woodmen Fraternal Financial, was named Representative of the Month in the Missouri East Region for the month of March. Volkerding joined Modern Woodmen in November 2004. Modern Woodmen is a fraternal life insurance society based in Rock Island, Ill., providing life insurance and annuity products...
Tips for choosing an insurance agent (04/19/10)
With the variety in carriers, agents and types of coverage available, shopping for insurance can be a daunting task. Business Today asked local insurance experts for advice on finding an agent who will truly be your ally. "I think your best route is to find someone you know or ask friends for a referral," says Angie Umfleet, insurance executive for Chap Arnold Insurance in Cape Girardeau. "That way you know it will be someone you can trust."...
Business briefs (04/19/10)
A collection of short bits of regional business news compiled for Business Today magazine's May issue.
Business licenses (04/19/10)
Business licenses issued in Cape Girardeau during March, compiled for Business Today magazine's May issue.
Bankruptcies (04/19/10)
Bankruptcies filed through March for the Southeastern Division of the Eastern District of Missouri's U.S. Bankruptcy Court are listed below with their corresponding case number. The Southeast Division includes the counties of Bollinger, Butler, Carter, Dunklin, Madison, Mississippi, New Madrid, Pemiscot, Perry, Reynolds, Ripley, Scott, Shannon, Stoddard and Wayne. Court is held in Cape Girardeau...
Tax liens (04/19/10)
Tax liens and lien discharges recorded at the office area recorders of deeds, during the month of March are filed by the Missouri Department of Revenue, except as indicated by IRS designation.
Names in the news (04/19/10)
A collection of news about area business people compiled for Business Today magazine's May issue.
Apps for heart: Dr. Edward M. Bender developed iPhone apps to help predict the risks of heart surgery (04/19/10)
We use our iPhones to play music and surf the Web, but did you know it can predict your risk of complications after heart surgery? Thanks to an app developed by Cape Girardeau cardiothoracic surgeon Dr. Edward M. Bender, it does now...
Insuring a business: Agents explain the basic requirements and their own recommendations for business insurance (04/19/10)
Starting a new business? Make sure you have the proper insurance in place first. "The law requires certain types of insurance in order to do business with other companies," says Rob Johnson, agent and consultant with The Daniel and Henry Co. ...
An interview with Stephanie Lynch (04/19/10)
Business Today interviews Stephanie Lynch, director of PR and marketing for the Cape Girardeau Convention and Visitors Bureau for its May issue.
Coverage for cars: Commercial auto insurance is necessary for company vehicles, fleets and even personal autos used on the job (04/19/10)
Company vehicles may provide convenience; a uniform, professional image; and even on-the-go marketing, but they also require a lock-tight commercial insurance policy. "With more vehicles you have more risk, so you need more protection," explains Nathan Brown, an insurance agent with W.E. ...
Health briefs (04/19/10)
A collection of short bits of area health news from Business Today magazine's May issue.
Ray Huffman (04/19/10)
Ray A. Huffman, 54, of Valmeyer, Ill., died Saturday, April 17, 2010, in St. Louis. Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and from 8 to 9:15 a.m. Wednesday at Quernheim Funeral Home in Waterloo, Ill. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Valmeyer, with the Rev. Jose Jacob officiating. Burial will be in Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Madonnaville, Ill...
Mildred Honey (04/19/10)
Mildred L. Honey, 90, of Tamms, Ill., died Saturday, April 17, 2010, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 8, 1920, in Tamms to Elmer and Clara (Powless) Lingle. She married Howard Honey on Dec. 24, 1938. They enjoyed 60 years of marriage together and he preceded her in death on Nov. 13, 1999...
Births 4/19/10 (04/19/10)
Daughter to Tommy Alfred Lambert and Brandy Gayle Ward of Scott City, Saint Francis Medical Center, 4:49 p.m. Thursday, April 1, 2010. Name, AnnaMae Gayle. Weight, 7 pounds, 14 ounces. Son to Edward Ryan and Jennifer Renee Strauser of Cape Girardeau, Saint Francis Medical Center, 5:59 a.m. ...
Cape Girardeau fire report 4/19/20 (04/19/10)
Cape Girardeau Firefighters responded to the following calls Thursday: Firefighters responded to the following calls Friday: ...
Jackson police and fire reports 4/19/10 (04/19/10)
POLICE Jackson The Jackson Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. DWI Arrests Summons Thefts Miscellaneous FIRE Jackson Firefighters responded to the following call Friday:...
Cape Girardeau police report 4/19/10 (04/19/10)
Cape Girardeau The Cape Girardeau Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. Arrests Summonses Assaults Thefts Southeast Missouri State University The Southeast Missouri State University Department of Public Safety released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. ...
Out of the past 4/19/10 (04/19/10)
Southeast Missouri State University officials say no one at the school has shown any symptom of contagious meningitis, which was blamed for the death yesterday of a senior coed; officials expect a quarantine on the Delta Delta Delta house to be lifted at noon...
Thanks, teachers (04/19/10)
It takes all of us. -- Nancy Thompson, Orchard Drive Elementary School I want them walking away knowing I care about them. -- Alisha Turley, Jackson Middle School I want them to know who they are and what they stand for. -- Tammy Ernstmeyer, St. Paul Lutheran School...
Labor unions help with stadium (04/19/10)
Now that we have started playing baseball at Whitey Herzog Stadium in Jackson, it is a great time to reflect on the people and organizations that have helped make this a reality. While there is much to be done still, we feel we are off to a good start. ...
Speak Out 4/19/10 (04/19/10)
I know somebody has already asked if the savings from the new trash program in Cape Girardeau will be passed along to customers. I'm sure the citizens of Cape Girardeau would like to know the answer. Don't disappoint me, Cape Girardeau. Show a little pride and give the money back to the working people...
Prayer 4/19/10 (04/19/10)
Hear us, O God, when we are in pain, and hear us when we sing your praises. Amen.
1140th simulates chemical attack as part of Wappapello training exercise (04/19/10)
WAPPAPELLO, Mo. -- Almost simultaneously, there is an alarmingly loud pop, followed by the sudden appearance of a suspicious white substance hanging in the air. The Missouri National Guard humvee jerks to a halt and four Citizen-Soldiers hop out and quickly tug on their gas masks before speeding toward a decontamination area that has been set up nearby...
Young Musicians' Scholarship Fund (04/19/10)
The "Young Musicians' Scholarship Fund" received a $1,600 check recently from City of Roses Chapter of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans supplementing donations from a "Messiah" concert held earlier this year. The total raised for the new scholarship fund was $4,500. ...
Wm Nobbe & Co. Open for Business in Scott County (04/19/10)
On Saturday, April 10, Wm. Nobbe Equipment Company celebrated the official grand opening of its Scott City John Deer Sales and Service Center located at 1400 East Outer Rd N. The Wm. Nobbe Equipment Company is a family owned business which has served the southern Illinois agriculture community since 1907. ...
StarView Vineyards Wins awards for Local wines (04/19/10)
COBDEN, IL - StarView Vineyards in Cobden, IL has been awarded medals for each wine that was entered at the 2010 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition. The competition, hosted in New York featured world renowned wine judges and boasted that 3010 wines were entered from 666 wineries from 15 countries. Following the announcement of results, StarView Vineyards has six more medals, adding to the medal count that the winery has been amassing since opening in 2006...
Sikeston, Missouri Native, Barbara Watkins Visits Blytheville, Ark. (04/19/10)
(I-Newswire) April 16, 2010 - Sikeston, Missouri author, Barbara Watkins will be on hand to sign copies of her book, Nightmares and Daydreams, at 'That Bookstore' in Blytheville, Ark on May 1st from 1:00 P.M. to 2:30 P.M. Her articles on various subjects, short stories, and poetry, have appeared in The Heartland Writers Guild, 2008 New York Skyline Review, and several on-line publications...
Clippard Community Service Group (04/19/10)
3rd and 4th graders in Clippard Elementary School's Community Service Group visit with their "Adopted Grandparents" at the Arbors Assisted Living Facility and Alzeheimer Facility. The students visit their "grandparents" typically once a month to play games, read stories, or just enjoy each other's company through out the school year...
First Annual Cub Scout Track and Field Day - Pack 15 (04/19/10)
Cub Scouts from Pack 15 of First Presbyterian Church competed in the First Annual Track and Field Day on Saturday, April 17th at Lou Meugge Field. The day culminated four months of effort on the part of every den in working towards their physical fitness achievement...
Pinecrest Azalea Gardens in full bloom (04/19/10)
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