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Stories from Sunday, May 23, 2010

ArtsCape brings new and returning attractions to Capaha Park (05/23/10)
Community members, artists and vendors filled Capaha Park on Saturday at the 10th annual ArtsCape arts festival. ArtsCape is presented by the Arts Council of Southeast Missouri. This year's event featured 40 vendors selling handmade jewelry, soap, paintings, woodwork, quilts and more...
Fallen soldiers honored with highway markers in ceremony (05/23/10)
A two-year effort to memorialize fallen Southeast Missouri soldiers came to fruition Saturday with the dedication of four highway markers honoring those servicemen.
Creation of historic neighborhood wins state approval; waiting on final OK from Washington (05/23/10)
A 13-block area of downtown Cape Girardeau is one step closer to being designated a historic neighborhood on the National Register of Historic Places. The nomination of the Courthouse-Seminary Neighborhood Historic District was approved Friday by the Missouri Advisory Council on Historic Preservation in Jefferson City, Mo. The nomination will now be forwarded to the Keeper of the National Register in Washington, D.C., for final approval...
Humane Society benefit reunites former area band, draws crowd of 500 (05/23/10)
The dance floor was packed with people who came out to hear some good music Saturday night at the "Who Let The Dogs Out" benefit for the Humane Society of Southeast Missouri at the Arena Building. About 500 people attended the concert featuring Mike Smith and The Runaways. The group was joined by two former band members who have found success in the music business...
Licensing process new to current Missouri Gaming Commission members (05/23/10)
When the Missouri Gaming Commission meets Wednesday in Jefferson City, the five members will embark on something none of them has ever done -- considering license applications.
Advisory committee for Cape community college announced (05/23/10)
Few of the community leaders responsible for bringing Cape Girardeau County's new community college center to inception will continue guiding the project. Friday, the Cape Girardeau Partnership for Higher Education announced the 16-member advisory committee that will take the torch for the expanding education services in the area.
Body of missing Jackson native went unidentified for more than six years (05/23/10)
For the last seven years, when Jackson mother Virginia Harrison picked up her telephone she hoped to hear the voice of her son Paul, who'd been missing since April 2003. Although Paul Harrison was in his 20s -- old enough to be on his own -- his family reported him missing after losing contact with him when he left his sister's home in Fort Hood, Texas, with nothing but the clothes on his back and his bicycle...
Route OO in Cape County one lane Monday for repairs (05/23/10)
Route OO in Cape Girardeau County will be reduced to one lane Monday while crews perform pavement repairs between Highway 34 and County Road 375. The work will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., weather permitting.
Club news (05/23/10)
The Amerian Legion Auxiliary met Wednesday for their monthly meeting and luncheon. Hostesses were Pat Gross, Charlene Vandeven and Arlinda McElreath. Catherine Allison introduced Dr. Frank Nickell, guest speaker. Dr. Nickell gave a very interesting and informative program regarding the churches of our area...
Woman riding 500 miles to aid hospital (05/23/10)
LINCOLN, Mo. -- A Missouri woman who has battled breast cancer is biking and walking more than 500 miles to raise money for the Ellis Fischel Cancer Center in Columbia, Mo. Freda Swigert, 41, of Lincoln, left Wednesday from Missouri on her journey to Nashville, Tenn. The Sedalia Democrat reported that she hopes to arrive by Memorial Day...
Higher education gets boost from bad job market (05/23/10)
ST. LOUIS -- A degree from one of the nation's top business schools should be enough to make a job search as difficult as choosing what to wear in the morning. In normal times, that might very well be the case. But with the nation still struggling through its economic malaise, this year's crop of more than 100 MBA students coming out of Washington University's prestigious business school are finding the job search to be rather daunting...
St. Louis police return cash to suspected crooks (05/23/10)
ST. LOUIS -- St. Louis police officers have been tracking down suspected criminals -- and paying them cash. A Missouri state auditor's report in June 2008 faulted the police department for using the Criminal Activity Forfeiture Act to hold $4 million that should have been returned and for not properly identifying the owners of about $591,000...
Human chess pieces battle in St. Louis game (05/23/10)
ST. LOUIS -- A St. Louis chess club put on a game that replaced traditional chess pieces with St. Louis sports figures, students and local chess players. On Friday, 32 people took the place of kings, queens, rooks, bishops, knights and pawns on an oversized board on a St. Louis street. Two chess grandmasters directed their moves...
Month after oil spill, BP still in charge (05/23/10)
WASHINGTON -- Days after the Gulf Coast oil spill, the Obama administration pledged to keep its "boot on the throat" of BP to make sure the company did all it could to cap the gushing leak and clean up the spill. But a month after the April 20 explosion, anger is growing about why BP PLC is still in charge of the response...
Moms of jailed Americans return to N.Y. from Iran (05/23/10)
NEW YORK -- The mother of one of the three Americans detained in Iran says the pain of returning to the U.S. without their children is almost more than they can bear. The three women returned to New York on Saturday afternoon aboard an Emirates flight from Dubai that landed John F. Kennedy International Airport...
Sharpton: Detroit girl's death is 'breaking point' (05/23/10)
DETROIT -- Civil rights activist the Rev. Al Sharpton gave a rousing eulogy Saturday for a 7-year-old girl killed in a police raid, challenging the hundreds of mourners to take responsibility and help stop a spiral of violence that has swept the city...
India plane with 166 on board crashes (05/23/10)
MANGALORE, India -- Eight people escaped the crash of an Indian jetliner with 166 people on board that overshot a hilltop runway in southern India and plunged over a cliff, officials said. At least some of the survivors managed to jump from the wreckage just before it burst into flames...
Cobb's arm grabs district crown for Rams (05/23/10)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Skylar Cobb wasn't perfect this time. But Cobb again was dominant to lead the Scott City baseball team to the Class 2 District 3 championship. Cobb threw his second straight tournament shutout Saturday as the top-seeded Rams beat No. 2 Charleston 3-0 at the Perryville City Park...
Possession key to Notre Dame's district title in soccer (05/23/10)
FARMINGTON, Mo. -- Sikeston shocked Notre Dame with a goal in the first five minutes of Friday's Class 2 District 1 girls soccer title game. Sikeston already beat Notre Dame earlier this season, and the early goal was a kick to the stomach of Notre Dame's players...
Chaffee girls track team ties for third place in Class 1 (05/23/10)
Junior Luisa Boschan's state title in the 1,600 meters helped the Chaffee girls team tie for third place in the Class 1 state track and field meet Friday and Saturday in Jefferson City, Mo. "We got on the podium again," Chaffee coach Tyson Moyers said. "That was kind of goal coming up here, as far as the girls team."...
High school roundup: Thomas wins two sectional titles (05/23/10)
All the scores from Saturday that were reported to the Southeast Missourian.
Redhawks baseball team settles for fourth in OVC (05/23/10)
The Southeast Missouri State baseball team earned the No. 4 seed in the upcoming OVC tournament.
Penny slams Angels in Friday night win (05/23/10)
ST. LOUIS -- Swinging a bat was just fine for Brad Penny, who hit a grand slam in the third inning. Pitching was another matter. The St. Louis Cardinals right-hander aggravated an upper back injury from the previous start and had to leave the cushion he created with the bullpen after only three innings of a 9-5 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night...
Kazmir holds down Cardinals (05/23/10)
ST. LOUIS -- Scott Kazmir reached the tipping point early when Matt Holliday homered for the first time in more than a month leading off the second inning. The next time the St. Louis Cardinals got a hit, the Los Angeles Angels had a six-run cushion...
Penny lands on DL with strain in back (05/23/10)
ST. LOUIS -- Cardinals pitcher Brad Penny was put on the 15-day disabled list Saturday with a strain in his upper back, although the team believes it's a minor injury. St. Louis general manager John Mozeliak said Penny received an injection and could pitch again in as few as 10 days, meaning he'd miss one turn in the rotation. ...
Ryan tries to recapture power of the 'stache to help end skid (05/23/10)
ST. LOUIS -- Long after the rest of the St. Louis Cardinals shaved off their good-luck mustaches last year, Brendan Ryan kept the look going. Just like his breakout year. Stands to reason he's decided to try facial hair again in an attempt to recapture that long-lost feel as he struggles along with his team...
Historic Cape house being restored with care (05/23/10)
In 2003 Robert and Kaye Hamblin moved from their comfortable home of more than 38 years to live in a house that was more than a century old and suffering from neglect. The process of breathing life into their home on Themis Street in Cape Girardeau is the subject of the couple's book, "This House, This Town: One Couple's Love Affair with an Old House and a Historic Town."...
Higher service: Adventist minister felt God's call (05/23/10)
The Rev. Charlie Brett Randall has been a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church since birth and has risen through the ranks to become the senior pastor at Cape Girardeau Seventh-day Adventist Church. Randall said he decided to become a pastor when "I looked into the eyes of a little girl on a mission trip to Ecuador and saw Jesus looking back, I knew that God was calling me to higher service. I stopped running from God and began to prepare for ministry."...
Cats and dogs have grown with their popularity (05/23/10)
LOS ANGELES -- The popularity of cats and dogs isn't the only thing that has grown in the last 20 years. So have their bellies. Some veterinarians say Americans are feeding their pets to death without even knowing it. Treats take the brunt of the blame, said North Carolina veterinarian Ernie Ward, author of a book released earlier this year called "Chow Hounds" and founder of the Association of Pet Obesity Prevention. He calls treats "kibble crack" and "calorie grenades."...
N.Y. public garden features poet's favorite flowers (05/23/10)
NEW YORK -- They're growing dandelions at the New York Botanical Garden. On purpose. The Edenic estate in the Bronx has mounted an exhibition called "The Poetry of Flowers." It focuses on the 19th-century poet Emily Dickinson, whose verse and letters described blossoms of all kinds and who was better known, when she lived, as a gardener than as a poet...
Martial arts students place at championship (05/23/10)
Several students from the Cape Girardeau and Sikeston Taekwondo Advantage Karate School placed in the U.S. Chungdokwan Tennessee State Championship on April 24. Pictured front row from left are Taylor Kohlfeld, Julia Kohlfeld, Bobbie Kohlfeld; back row from left are Rick Potter, Jesus Gonzalez, Aarin Greer, instructor Tim Wall, Jorge Guzzman, Alex Griffith and Mike Brown...
Marchi honored as 2010 Auxilian of the Year (05/23/10)
Kathy Marchi was recently named the 2010 Auxilian of the Year at the annual Auxiliary and Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon in early May. Marchi began working with the auxiliary 15 years ago and has volunteered more than 7,100 hours. She has also given to the auxiliary through roles as president, corresponding secretary and newsletter editor, as well as by serving on the scholarship, service excellence and membership committees...
Scott City graduate completes basic training (05/23/10)
Former Scott City resident Jeremie S. Jamito graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. Jamito completed an intensive eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. ...
Boxer mix, terrier mix up for adoption (05/23/10)
Generous: Saint Francis Auxiliary donates (05/23/10)
Saint Francis Medical Center Auxiliary presented a $200,000 check to Saint Francis president and CEO Steven C. Bjelich at the annual Auxiliary and Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon. The donation was the final installment on a $500,000 pledge to be used for building a rooftop garden in the combined Heart Hospital and Cancer Institute under construction. ...
FYI 5/23/10 (05/23/10)
The Rock Garden in Jackson City Park will host the 2010 "Rock In The Rock Garden" concerts from 7 to 9 p.m. every Friday in June. The Rock Garden is in the main City Park by the foot bridge over the creek on Cascade Drive. The concert schedule is June 4: Bruce Zimmerman, June 11: Doug Rees, June 18: Mark Rees and June 25: Casey Benefield. ...
Pop culture reflected in baby names (05/23/10)
WASHINGTON -- Mom and Dad may be looking to popular vampire books and the first family for baby names: Cullen is on the rise for boys and Malia for girls. But Miley and Jonas are down, proving that acclaim can be fleeting. Isabella is now the top baby name for girls, Jacob for boys, the Social Security Administration said Friday. Isabella's climb to the top in 2009 ends Emma's one-year reign. Jacob is on an 11-year run at the top...
Sparing children summer boredom (05/23/10)
To stop summer brain drain, look for ways to tie what your children like to do with what they're learning and practicing in school. Look no further than your own kitchen, backyard or soccer field to glean ways to make learning fun. A new book for inexpensive ideas is "Toad Cottages and Shooting Stars: Grandma's Bag of Tricks" (Workman Publishing, $14.95, 2010) by Sharon Lovejoy, a grandmother and children's garden adviser...
Why getting messy is good (05/23/10)
Playing outside and getting messy may just seem like fun to kids, but playtime actually has an important role in child development. Research shows that various types of play and parental interaction are vital to the healthy development of children. Award-winning child care author of "The Big Book of Parenting Solutions," and mom of three, Dr. Michele Borba has teamed up with Oxi-Active, a laundry detergent, to spread the message that it's OK to let the little ones get dirty...
The not-so-bad wolf spider (05/23/10)
The wolf spider is one of the world's most widely dispersed animals. With more than 2,000 known species of wolf spider, the only places on Earth lacking them are the Arctics. Several species of wolf spider exist in Southeast Missouri. Most are quite small, about half an inch in length as adults. ...
Surviving a sea of uncertainty (05/23/10)
Two long blister-filled days were spent removing noxious weeds and an unwanted honeysuckle tree -- not a bush, a full-grown tree. The rented tiller peeled back the ground and exposed the dark, rich earth. The garden was plotted out, and a variety of seeds and a starter plants were strategically placed and labeled. ...
Is love an enigma? (05/23/10)
Love is difficult to explain. It's supposed to be a good thing, yet false love can be abused and consequently turned into a tool for manipulating other people. Everybody needs to be treasured and feel valued. Whatever or whoever fulfills that need draws you toward it. Love is like a beam of light. It attracts, enlivens, lights your way and bids you to come closer...
James Hale (05/23/10)
James E. Hale Sr., 77, of Thebes, Ill., died Friday, May 21, 2010, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 13, 1932, in Gale, Ill., to Thomas M. and Susie M. Winemiller Hale. He and Shirley I. Prater were married Feb. 9, 1955, in Thebes, Ill...
Marvin Wessell (05/23/10)
Marvin Herbert Wessell, 88, of Cape Girardeau, passed away Friday, May 21, 2010, at the Lutheran Home. He was born July 5, 1921, in Cape Girardeau County to Herman and Clara Bartels Wessell. He and Lois D. Busche Wessell were married May 2, 1947, in Cape Girardeau...
Frances Patterson (05/23/10)
Frances P. Patterson, 80, of Jackson died Friday, May 21, 2010, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 14, 1929, in DuQuoin, Ill., to Clarence H. and Gladys Marie Summers Cook. Frances was married to Homer D. Holt in 1949. He preceded her in death in 1960. She then married Frank Adrian "Pancake" Patterson in May 1970. She was preceded in death by him in 1979...
Mildred Windeknecht (05/23/10)
Mildred Lorene Windeknecht, 72, of Scott City, died Friday, May 21, 2010, at her home. She was born June 29, 1937, at Cape Girardeau to Lorien and Iona Rubel Bogenpohl. She and Bobby G. Windeknecht were married Saturday, Nov. 19, 1955, at Egypt Mills, Mo. She graduated from Trinity Lutheran School and College High School in Cape Girardeau. She worked for Ely Walker in Scott City and at Chateau Girardeau Health Center in Cape Girardeau...
Loranza Penrod (05/23/10)
RENO, Nev. -- Loranza "Jack" Dowel Penrod, 67, of Reno died Saturday, May 8, 2010, at the VA Hospital in Reno. He was born June 18, 1942, at Cape Girardeau, to Dennis and Mary Cornman Penrod. Loranza was raised in Cape for most of his life and later moved to Reno to be in the construction business. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force in the Vietnam War...
Irene Hager (05/23/10)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Irene Hager of Perryville died May 20, 2010, at Independence Care Center of Perry County in Perryville. She was 90. She was born Oct. 24, 1919, at Menfro, Mo., daughter of the late Norman and Grace Foster Clifton. She and Nolan J. Hager were married Oct. 24, 1939. He preceded her in death Aug. 27, 1984...
Bob Barker (05/23/10)
Bob G. Barker, 77, of Cabot, Ark., left this earth for his eternal home Thursday, May 20, 2010, in Jacksonville, Ark. He was born Jan. 13, 1933, to Clough and Myrtle Barker of Viola, Ark. He and Peggy Leeds were married Dec. 19, 1954. Barker graduated from Arkansas College, now Lyon College, in Batesville in 1955. ...
Alta Woolf (05/23/10)
Alta Lee Woolf, 88, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Poplar Bluff, Mo., died Friday, May 21, 2010, at Ratliff Care Center. She was born Feb. 23, 1922, in Shannon County. She and Paul W. Woolf were married Dec. 6, 1941. He preceded her in death Feb. 26, 1994...
Richard Davis (05/23/10)
Richard F. "Dick" Davis, 75, of Cape Girardeau passed away Friday, May 21, 2010, at his home. He was born March 14, 1935, in Southern Illinois, to Grover and Ethel Burnell Davis. He and Shirley Romine were married in November 1957. Dick was an avid golfer and loved antique cars...
Alberta Dickey (05/23/10)
Alberta Dickey, 86, of Scott City died Friday, May 21, 2010, at Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee, Mo. She was born July 25, 1923, in Illmo, Mo., to Albert E. and Jessie Barnes Bentley. She married the Rev. William M. Dickey April 21, 1947, in Illmo. He preceded her in death April 5, 2000...
Erna Bock (05/23/10)
UNIONTOWN, Mo. -- Erna A.E. Bock, 89, of Uniontown died Thursday, May 20, 2010, at Perry Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Perryville, Mo. She was born at Uniontown on July 5, 1920, daughter of the late Gottfried and Emma Kanke Hemmann. She and Elmer Bock were married May 19, 1945. He preceded her in death Feb. 22, 2007...
Floyd Tapley (05/23/10)
THEBES, Ill. -- Floyd Clifford "Cliff" Tapley, 82, of Thebes died Friday, May 21, 2010, at his home. He was born Sept. 27, 1927, at Grand Chain, Ill., son of Floyd and Vergie King Tapley. He and Cornelia Wilson were married June 24, 1951. Tapley was in the U.S. Navy and served in World War II...
Mary Hamilton (05/23/10)
LOWNDES, Mo. -- Mary L. Hamilton, 61, of Lowndes passed away Monday, May 10, 2010, at her home. She was born Nov. 1, 1948, in Chaffee, Mo., daughter of the late Bill and Peggy Harmon Slinkard. She and Larry Hamilton were married June 7, 1963, at Scott City...
Mary Kullberg (05/23/10)
Mary Elizabeth Kullberg, 85, of Saline, Mich., joined her lord, Jesus Christ, Thursday, May 20, 2010, surrounded by her family at home. She was formerly of Flint, Mich., and Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 11, 1924, in Flint, daughter of Cloie Gillies and Homer Roswell Whitney. She and Russell Gordon Kullberg were married March 3, 1945, in Flint...
Sarah Eye (05/23/10)
Sarah Jean Eye, 53, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, May 21, 2010, at her home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
Births 5/23/10 (05/23/10)
Son to Brandon Paul and Tracy Jo Schmidt of Perryville, Mo., Southeast Missouri Hospital, 3:21 a.m. Tuesday, April 13, 2010. Name, Bryce Colby. Weight, 7 pounds, 15 ounces. Third child, second son. Mrs. Schmidt is the former Tracy Zoellner, daughter of Gary and Imogene Zoellner of Perryville. She is a student. Schmidt is the son of Paul and Nancy Schmidt of Frohna, Mo. He is employed at Brewer Monument...
Brown - Wire (05/23/10)
Chelsea Leanne Brown and Philip Hamilton Wire exchanged vows Jan. 2, 2010, at First Presbyterian Church in Jackson. Grant F.C. Gillard and Nancy Gillard performed the ceremony. A reading was given by Jessica Hoppe. Pianist was Laura Bollinger and vocalist was Deana Judah...
wedd/Dumey.sr 5/23/10 (05/23/10)
Kelley Renee Lichtenegger and Tyler Mark Dumey were married Oct. 10, 2009, at New McKendree United Methodist Church in Jackson. The Rev. John Rice performed the ceremony. Parents of the couple are Bob and Cindy Lichtenegger and Mark and Laura Dumey, all of Jackson...
O'Saile - Puls (05/23/10)
Place with Done-Puls engagement. Guys are brothers. HERRIN, Ill. -- Steven and Lynne O'Saile of Herrin announce the engagement of their daughter, Tabatha Rae O'Saile, to Nathan Andrew Puls. He is the son of Kevin and Connie Puls of St. Clair, Mo...
Hacker - Gerler (05/23/10)
James and Patricia Hacker of Perryville, Mo., announce the engagement of their daughter, Jaime Allison Hacker, to Matthew Daniel Gerler, both of Jackson. He is the son of Daniel and Cynthia Gerler of Gordonville. Hacker is a 2005 graduate of Perryville High School, and attended Meramec Community College. She is a sales associate at Cape Girardeau Honda...
Vaughn - Lipert (05/23/10)
Mr. and Mrs. Gary Vaughn of Mounds, Ill., announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Lynn Vaughn of Cape Girardeau, to John Blaire Lipert of Metropolis, Ill. He is the son of William Lipert and Kay Henry of Metropolis. Vaughn is a 1998 graduate of St. Louis College of Pharmacy. She is a pharmacist at Bode Drug in Mound City, Ill...
Done - Puls (05/23/10)
Place with O'Saile-Puls engagement. Guys are brothers. HIGHLAND, Ill. -- Randy and Brenda Done of Highland announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittney Marie Done, to Ryan Anthony Puls, both of Jefferson City, Mo. He is the son of Kevin and Connie Puls of St. Clair, Mo...
Jateff - Lancey (05/23/10)
Bruce and Jana Jateff of Cape Girardeau announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsey Jateff, to Patrick Lancey. He is the son of Larry and Jeanne Lancey of Kansas City, Mo. Jateff is a graduate of Central High School. She received a degree in ceramic engineering from Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla...
Cato - Snyder (05/23/10)
David and Debbie Cato of Cape Girardeau announce the engagement of their daughter, Christina Marie Cato, to Jeremy Douglas Snyder, both of Chesterfield, Mo. He is the son of Rodney and Connie Snyder of Friedheim. Cato is a 2005 graduate of Central High School. She received a bachelor's degree in organizational leadership management from Southeast Missouri State University in 2009. She is employed by Charter Communications in Town and Country, Mo...
Ziegler - 50 Years (05/23/10)
Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Ziegler of Cape Girardeau celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner at their home April 23, 2010. Hosts were their children, Becky (Mike) Kirby and Rick Ziegler of Jackson, Tammy (David) VanGennip of Advance, Mo., and Nancy (Bryan) Greaser of Cape Girardeau...
Jackson police report 5/23/10 (05/23/10)
The Jackson Police Department released the following items. Theft...
Jackson fire report 5/23/10 (05/23/10)
Firefighters responded to the following calls Friday:...
Fire report 5/23/10 (05/23/10)
Firefighters responded to the following calls Thursday:...
Police report 5/23/10 (05/23/10)
The Cape Girardeau Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. DWI The Cape County Sheriff's Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. DWI...
Out of the past 5/23/10 (05/23/10)
Cape Girardeau police disclose they will initiate a plan this summer to "aggressively combat" an increasing presence of homosexuals gathering in Capaha and Arena parks. About 15 law enforcement officers spend several hours early in the morning combing the wooded area behind the Mid-Way Gas and Go Service Station, on U.S. ...
Clarification: Charles Brawley retired from fire department as captain (05/23/10)
n In a Friday story about the Pachyderm Club's Cape Girardeau County presiding commissioner candidate forum, Charles Brawley was referenced as a retired Cape Girardeau County firefighter. Brawley worked for the Cape Girardeau city fire department, and retired as a captain...
School menus for May 24-28 (05/23/10)
MONDAY--Clean out the freezer day. TUESDAY--Play Day; no lunch served. MONDAY--Super nachos or hot dog, side salad; or chicken fajita chef salad; fresh fruit, peanut butter/chocolate chip cookie. TUESDAY--Spaghetti & italian bread or ham & mozzarella melt, green beans; or chef salad; tropical fruit, whipped jello...
Summer school menus May 24-28 (05/23/10)
MONDAY--Spaghetti & meatballs, green beans, garlic toast, fruit. TUESDAY--Hot dog, tater tots, fruit. WEDNESDAY--Chicken patty, mashed potatoes, gravy, fruit. THURSDAY--Grilled cheese sandwich, tomato soup, pickle, fruit. FRIDAY--Mini corn dogs, salad, chips, fruit...
Legislative leaders failed to support Missouri manufacturers (05/23/10)
Did you know Missouri manufacturers employ nearly 290,000 Missourians, representing more than 10 percent of total nonfarm employment? Or that Missouri manufacturing workers earned an average $63,000 per year, $13,000 more per year than workers in other fields?...
Spirit of America (05/23/10)
The Southeast Missourian is seeking nominations for its annual Spirit of America Award. The award goes to the person who exemplifies the character and community service that helps shape America: patriotism, loyalty, giving, entrepreneurial spirit and much more...
Passport features historic sites (05/23/10)
The Cape Girardeau River Heritage Cooperative (Cape River Heritage Museum, Fort D Historic Site, Glenn House, Old St. Vincent's Church and The Red House Interpretive Center) would like to congratulate Cheryl Hill of Cape Girardeau for completing her Cape Girardeau River Heritage Passport April 24 and 25 and winning a $25 gift card. Her name was drawn from the many visitors who participated in the first free weekend sponsored by the cooperative...
Speak Out 5/23/10 (05/23/10)
I have never in my 73 years seen the begging that's going on today. You cannot tell me that all of a sudden none of these families can take care of themselves or their children. Since when is it the school's responsibility to feed families and children? Where's the backbone of these men who have families? I know some of them are out of work through no fault of their own, but there's still a lot of them working and expecting a handout every week...
Prayer 5/23/10 (05/23/10)
Take away our sins, O God, and restore us to ways that are pleasing to you. Amen.
Graduation (05/23/10)
Mr. & Mrs. Roy Glass of Jackson, Mo Mr. & Mrs. Douglas Hester of Cape Girardeau, Mo are proud to announce their granddaughter has received her Master's of Science Degree in Clinical Psychology, from Radford University. Miss Glass, will begin her PHYS.D in the fall...
Parker, the people deserve to know the truth. (05/23/10)
Honorable Jo Ann Emerson 2440 Rayburn Office Building Washington, D.C. 20515 Dear Mrs. Emerson, On Monday, August 31, 2009, an editorial piece by you titled, "The Government Just Keeps on Growing," appeared in the Rolla Daily News. Some inaccuracies appeared in the article, and the good people of Missouri's Eighth District deserve to know the truth...
Abby Boyer - Central Junior High School (05/23/10)
Abby Boyer from Central Junior High track team running the 1600 at the Festus Invitational - April 17th, 2010. Abby ran her personal best in the 1600 at 5:37.
Let it Shine (05/23/10)
Local Artist Craig Thomas owner of Blackdoor Gallery on S Spanish in Cape Girardeau, MO drew a sun at the 2010 Arts Cape at Capaha Park on Saturday May 22nd 2010!
Helping Out (05/23/10)
Frontline Youth Ministries in Cape Girardeau, MO passing out food at Family Video in Cape Girardeau, MO on Saturday May 22nd 2010!
Hammer on (05/23/10)
A Local Blacksmith making nails at the 2010 Arts Cape in Cape Girardeau, MO at Capaha Park!
Time For Lunch (05/23/10)
I think we all love these pesky, noisy little wrens.
Canopy Road (05/23/10)
Winding through hickory ridge on the original Bloomfield Road

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