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Stories from Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Students, staff supporting Jackson teacher with cancer (04/27/10)
A drawing of two boxing gloves accompanied Jackson teacher Sharlett Eftink when she began her cancer treatments toward the beginning of the school year. The drawing, which was completed by a student at Jackson Junior High School, will now adorn the T-shirts of staff and students as they show support for her battle against cancer...
Automated trash pickup begins next week in Cape (04/27/10)
Cape Girardeau will switch to automated trash and recycling pickup next week, and the city is reminding residents that they may ask that their old trash cans be removed with this week's pickup. People not wanting to keep their old trash cans should write "TAKE" or a similar message prominently on the can. ...
Roundabout ruled out as solution to uptown Jackson congestion (04/27/10)
A proposed roundabout in front of the Cape Girardeau County courthouse is no longer an option for easing traffic congestion in Jackson.
Contractor weeks into yearlong project to shore up Cape flood protection (04/27/10)
For several weeks, workers from BCI Construction USA Inc. have been repairing joints between sections of Cape Girardeau's floodwall. The work is part of a yearlong project to shore up the flood protection system that will include replacing a sagging portion of the wall as well as replacing drains and adding more rock to prevent erosion. ...
Cape man pleads guilty to assaulting pregnant girlfriend (04/27/10)
Three days prior to his case being heard before a jury, Giles Triplett was sentenced to serve 120 days in jail after he pleaded guilty to second-degree domestic assault Monday before Circuit Court Judge Benjamin F. Lewis. Triplett, 26, of Cape Girardeau, was arrested Jan. 16 for choking his pregnant girlfriend at her residence...
Survey: Southeast's online MBA program heads list (04/27/10)
Southeast Missouri State University's online master of business administration program received the top ranking in a survey of 69 business schools. The consumer advocacy group GetEducated.com ranked Southeast first in best buys for online MBA programs accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The group ranks online universities in areas of cost, quality and affordability...
Man charged in fatal New Madrid stabbing (04/27/10)
NEW MADRID, Mo. - A New Madrid man was to be arraigned today for a fatal stabbing, the Sikeston Standard Democrat reported. Robert Daniel "Bobby" Rooker, 47, is charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action for the stabbing Friday evening of Patrick Bradley. Currently no bond is set in the case...
Jackson School Board agenda 4/27/10 (04/27/10)
7 p.m. today Board of Education office, 614 E. Adams St. Call to order Adoption of agenda Introduction of guests Presentation Approval of minutes Finance Public comments Action items...
Trial set for Jackson man accused of domestic assault, child endangerment (04/27/10)
A Jackson man charged Jan. 23 for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend and bruising her 2-year-old son had his case set for trial Monday before Circuit Court Judge Benjamin F. Lewis. Erik M. Marshall, 31, is accused of choking his girlfriend of several months after she confronted Marshall about red marks and bruises on her child's buttocks...
Judge grants change of venue to man charged in student beating (04/27/10)
Circuit Court Judge Benjamin F. Lewis granted a change of venue Monday for Southeast Missouri State University student Derek Gohn, one of five men charged in connection to the Dec. 13 assault of a fellow student. His case will now be heard in front of a New Madrid County judge.
Man charged with statutory rape gets change of venue (04/27/10)
A 36-year-old Cape Girardeau man accused of having sexual relations with a 14-year-old will now have his case heard in front of a Mississippi County judge. Circuit Court Judge Benjamin F. Lewis granted the change of venue for Christopher M. King at a hearing today...
Part of Route E closed today for repair (04/27/10)
Route E from County Road 710 to Route TT in Bollinger County will be closed while Missouri Department of Transportation crews replace a pipe beneath the road. Weather permitting, the repairs will be made from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. today.
Route VV In Stoddard County closed for repair (04/27/10)
Route VV between Route Z and County Road 743 in Stoddard County will be closed while Missouri Department of Transportation crews replace a drainage pipe beneath the road. Weather permitting, the work will take place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. today.
County opens bids for lien searches (04/27/10)
During its meeting Monday, the Cape Girardeau County Commission opened bids for the company that looks up liens by computer or other methods on properties that are subject to the county's annual tax sale. Each year several properties owned by those not paying real estate taxes for at least two years are auctioned off inside the County Administrative Building...
Nearly 140 participate in Jackson Parks Day (04/27/10)
Despite rainfall shortening Jackson Parks Day by an hour and a half, most work scheduled for Saturday was accomplished, said parks and recreation director Shane Anderson. From 8 to 9:30 a.m., volunteers performed general park cleanup until a lightning strike forced the cancellation of the remainder of the cleanup. The event was scheduled to continue through 11 a.m. Anderson called the day a success, noting that 138 people participated in the event, an increase from 110 in 2009...
Mo. Senate OKs merging state education boards (04/27/10)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The Missouri Senate has passed the second of two constitutional amendments to merge the state's education boards. The plan would combine the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education with the Department of Higher Education. The new single agency would be led by a six-member state board...
Campaign donation cap stalls Missouri ethics bill (04/27/10)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Legislation overhauling Missouri's political ethics rules has stalled over a proposed $5,000 cap on campaign contributions. The House Rules Committee voted 7-4 on Monday to block debate on the bill on the House floor. Missouri lawmakers repealed limits on campaign contributions in 2008...
Mo. audit calls for review of tax credit system (04/27/10)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri's vast tax credit system, which cost about $585 million last year, needs better oversight and a more accurate means of measuring its benefits, according to a state audit released Monday. The report by State Auditor Susan Montee points to systematic flaws in how state agencies estimate the economic impact of tax credits and how often they are reviewed for fiscal viability. ...
High school roundup: Chaffee's Dooley tosses gem (04/27/10)
All the scores from Monday that were reported to the Southeast Missourian.
Walk to draw attention to Southeast's women's programs (04/27/10)
Cindy Gannon is excited about what shapes up to be another successful Southeast Missouri State Walk for Women's Athletics on Saturday. "It's just great. I can't believe we're in our third year," said Gannon, a Southeast associate athletic director. "The response has been fabulous."...
Southeast's Calvin to get look with Rams (04/27/10)
Former Southeast Missouri State cornerback Eddie Calvin was not selected in the NFL draft over the weekend, but Calvin did impress professional scouts during workouts following last season. Calvin made enough of an impression on the St Louis Rams that he received an invitation Monday to their rookie minicamp this weekend at Rams Park...
Southeast sweeps baseball honors (04/27/10)
Despite leading the Ohio Valley Conference and having the OVC's best overall record, the Southeast Missouri State baseball team had not claimed one of the league's weekly individual awards. That changed Monday as Casey Jones and Nick Thomas were named OVC player and pitcher of the week, respectively...
Burnett, Cook win horseshoe tournament (04/27/10)
The team of Bob Burnett and Lachelle Cook took first place at the SEMO Horseshoe Association tournament at the American Legion in Benton, Mo.
Herzog: Hall of Fame is icing on the cake (04/27/10)
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- Whitey Herzog figures he's been to Cooperstown about a dozen times. He knows his next visit will be unforgettable. Herzog, who will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on July 25, toured the museum Monday with his wife, Mary Lou, in preparation for his big day and called it "the highest honor you could receive if you were ever in professional baseball or part of baseball."...
Cardinals' Lopez lands on DL with elbow strain (04/27/10)
Pitching an inning against the Mets aggravated the injury
Cardinals deliver late (04/27/10)
ST. LOUIS -- Yadier Molina is best known as the National League's Gold Glove-winning catcher the past two seasons. It was his bat that helped send the Atlanta Braves to their sixth straight loss. Molina's RBI double snapped an eighth-inning tie after Colby Rasmus drew an intentional walk in the St. Louis Cardinals' 4-3 victory Monday night...
Report: FDA should force rollback in salty foods (04/27/10)
WASHINGTON -- The Food and Drug Administration says it will consider a new call to force food makers to gradually cut the salt hidden inside their products -- but don't expect less salty soups, pizzas or pastas any time soon. Americans eat about 1 1/2 teaspoons of salt daily, more than double what they need for good health and high enough to increase risk of high blood pressure, strokes and other problems. ...
Choosing the proper shoe key to keeping feet happy (04/27/10)
Although it may be tempting to splurge on a collection of flip-flops in every color or a new pair of classic canvas tennis shoes in anticipation of warm weather, experts agree wearing a more supportive shoe is important to maintaining the overall health of feet and legs...
Cletus Scherer (04/27/10)
BENTON, Mo. -- Cletus L. Scherer, 84, of Benton died Sunday, April 25, 2010, at his home. He was born Aug. 8, 1925, son of George and Katie Glueck Scherer. He and Iva Hahs were married Sept. 1, 1945. She preceded him in death June 12, 1976. Cletus worked at several professions in his early years, until he settled with what most people knew him as -- a great carpenter and painter. ...
Louise Bauer (04/27/10)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Louise Ellis Bauer, 87, of Jonesboro died Saturday, April 24, 2010, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. Graveside service was Monday at Jonesboro Cemetery, with the Rev. Robert Fear officiating. Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro was in charge of arrangements...
Florence Bigler (04/27/10)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Florence C. Bigler, 90, of Perryville died Monday, April 26, 2010, in Perryville. Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Miller Family Funeral Home. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, with the Rev. Milton Ryan officiating. Burial will be in East Lawn Memorial Gardens in Herrin, Ill...
Thelma Bollinger (04/27/10)
Thelma Pridy Bollinger, 99, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, April 25, 2010, at Capetown Assisted Living. She was born July 5, 1910, in Glenallen, Mo., daughter of Thomas and Alice Wuench Pridy. She and Clark Bollinger were married Dec. 17, 1933, in Fredericktown, Mo. He died March 5, 1984...
Lilly Cordia (04/27/10)
Lilly Marie Cordia, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, April 26, 2010, at Fountainbleau Lodge. She was born Jan. 27, 1927, in Cape Girardeau to William and Mary Julia Cook Brandon. Cordia was a graduate of St. Mary High School and attended Southeast Missouri State University. She taught school in Richwoods, Mo. She was a member of St. Mary Cathedral and Navy Mothers...
Carl Curry (04/27/10)
Carl Eugene Curry, 76, of Jackson passed away Monday, April 26, 2010, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 7, 1933, in Providence, Ky., son of Carl and Katie Robison Curry. Carl attended Oak Ridge schools, and was a 1952 graduate of Jackson High School...
Michael Welker (04/27/10)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Michael Dueward Welker, 62, of Marble Hill passed away Monday, April 26, 2010, at his home. He was born Sept. 29, 1947, in Marble Hill, son of Dueward and Rose Marie Kuehn Welker. He and Esther Pauline Peters were married Jan. 25, 1969, at St. John's Church in Leopold, Mo...
Joan Farrow (04/27/10)
Joan Farrow, 79, formerly of the Indian Creek community, passed away Saturday, April 24, 2010, at Life Care Center in Cape Girardeau where she had lived the past five years. She was born Dec. 12, 1930, in the New Bethel, Mo., community, to Andrew J. and Lillie D. "Sis" Bishop McClard. Joan and John Farrow Jr. had been married 17 years when he died Feb. 14, 1997...
Births 4/27/10 (04/27/10)
Daughter to Nicholas and Jill Schweiss of Glendale, Ariz., Banner Estrella Medical Center in Phoenix, Ariz., 11:16 a.m. Tuesday, April 6, 2010. Name, Addison Jewel. Weight, 6 pounds, 6 ounces. Second daughter. Mrs. Schweiss is the former Jill Eichhorn, daughter of Butch and Connie Eichhorn of Cape Girardeau. Schweiss is the son of Ron and Lois Schweiss of Ste. Genevieve, Mo. He is an assistant superintendent with Drury Southwest Inc...
Cape Girardeau fire report 4/27/10 (04/27/10)
Firefighters responded to the following calls Sunday:...
Cape Girardeau police report 4/27/10 (04/27/10)
Cape Girardeau The Cape Girardeau Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. Arrests Summonses Assaults Thefts Property damage Miscellaneous...
Out of the past 4/27/10 (04/27/10)
Rotarians from throughout Southeast Missouri gather in Cape Girardeau for the District 609 convention; several hundred Rotarians take part in activities, which feature a speech in the evening by Carlos Cirilio of Monterrey, Mexico, Rotary International's special representative...
Correction 4/27/10 (04/27/10)
Due to a source error, the sponsors of Messy Morning which was held Saturday at the Show Me Center were incorrectly listed. The Godwin Center for Science and Math, Child Care Resource and Referral Center, Just Kids East Main Street, and the Cape Girardeau Parents as Teachers program were the sponsors...
Quality care for youths (04/27/10)
By Nancy L. Jernigan The United Way of Southeast Missouri celebrated the Week of the Young Child earlier this month with three specific goals: Aside from the expertise we are privileged to have with Janice Jones, our Success By 6 coordinator at the United Way of Southeast Missouri (who promotes quality early care year-around), we had the benefit of the expertise of two other advocates; Dr. Scott Gibbs and Dr. Jim Caccamo...
Giving to Southeast (04/27/10)
Many of the institutions that advance our knowledge and contribute to the arts and culture of our community benefit from generous gifts and bequests. Southeast Missouri State University welcomes donations through its foundation, which raises money to benefit many of the university's most prominent programs and scholarships...
Speak Out 4/27/10 (04/27/10)
I don't believe college students ought to be allowed to vote in city elections. After they graduate, they leave, and we have to live with what they help vote in. This town caters to the college, but it's the working people who live here and raise children who have to pay for everything...
Prayer 4/27/10 (04/27/10)
Strengthen our understanding of right and wrong, O God, and guide us. Amen.
Cape Central Academic Team qualifies for State (04/27/10)
The Cape Central High School Academic Competition team swept to a sectional championship at Pacific High School on Thursday, taking the best two-out-of-three format by winning the first game 330-170 and the second game by a score of 260-100. The win marks Central's first sectional championship since the change to a new playoff format in 2009...
Volcanos and the Fiery Haired Artist (04/27/10)
This all started because that volcano we all heard about, forced us to abandon our trip to France and England. Disheartened, I suggested we just get in the car and drive somewhere. We drove around with no one place in mind, stopping here and there, filling with gas and driving on. That is until we reached Cape Girardeau...
New Guardsman to be assigned to Jackson MP unit (04/27/10)
BONNE TERRE, Mo. -- Riley Campbell, of Bonne Terre, has enlisted in the Missouri National Guard. Campbell will serve with Company E of the Recruit Sustainment Program in Cape Girardeau. Through the program, he will learn Army basic skills and values and become more familiar with his role as a Soldier in the Missouri Army National Guard...
Constitution Party Will Hold BBQ Bash Saturday (04/27/10)
Mark your calendars. Visit with the candidates. The Constitution Party of Missouri is holding a Barbecue Bash this Saturday, May 1, at the North Cape County Park, Pavilion 4, between Cape Girardeau and Jackson. Visit any time between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m...
Humane Society Featured Pet (04/27/10)
Freddie is a 1 year old, unaltered male, Jack Russell mix. He has alot of energy!!! Freddie is available for adoption at the Humane Society of SEMO, (573) 334-5837. Please see more pets available at semopets.org
St. Louis Botanical Gardens (04/27/10)
Japanese Garden at the St. Louis Botanical Garden
St. Louis Botanical Gardens (04/27/10)
Japanese Garden
St. Louis Botanical Gardens (04/27/10)
Tulips at the garden.
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