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Stories from Saturday, June 5, 2010

Not your 'average' bowlers: Seniors, baby boomers fill the lanes in local bowling leagues (06/05/10)
Ask any of the gray-haired competitors about their bowling strategy, and they'll insist they're no good -- or at least not as good as they used to be. "I just try to throw the ball down the alley," says Jim Bradley, a 95-year-old who bowls on the weekly senior league at West Park Lanes in Cape Girardeau. "It's good exercise."...
Lawrence Schott (06/05/10)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Lawrence "Lonnie" Schott, 91, of Perryville died Thursday, June 3, 2010, at Perry Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Perryville. He was born Nov. 19, 1918, at Biehle, Mo., son of Lawrence and Cecilia Schemel Schott. He and Ruby Boxdorfer were married Dec. 12, 1965. She preceded him in death Dec. 28, 1998...
Susan Babcock (06/05/10)
Susan A. Babcock, 50, of Lake Villa, Ill., passed away Friday, June 4, 2010, at her home, after a lengthy battle with cancer. She was born Sept. 9, 1959, in Sikeston, Mo., daughter of Jimmy "Chunk" and the late Mary Lou Johnson. She and Frank Babcock were married April 17, 1999...
Joseph Martens (06/05/10)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Joseph J. Martens, 92, of Perryville died Friday, June 4, 2010, at Ste. Genevieve Care Center in Ste. Genevieve, Mo. He was born March 26, 1918, in Perry County, son of August and Caroline Hoog Martens. He and Dolores T. Brown were married Nov. 23, 1940, in Perryville. She preceded him in death March 17, 2000...
Donald Wiseman (06/05/10)
Donald Wiseman, 74, of Cape Girardeau passed away Friday, June 4, 2010, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Jan. 2, 1936, at Matthews, Mo., son of Bardis and Evelyn Medling Wiseman. Donald taught Spanish and English at Malden and Brentwood, Mo., high schools. He was a member and past president of River City Workers Club of the Blind and a member of the Church of Christ...
Mildred Monier (06/05/10)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Mildred M. Monier, 92, of Perryville died Friday, June 4, 2010, at Independence Care Center of Perry County in Perryville. She was born May 26, 1918, in Perry County, daughter of John A. and Elsie Zahner Richardet. She and Norman C. Monier were married June 24, 1939. He preceded her in death March 17, 2005...
Merle Wilson (06/05/10)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Merle G. Wilson, 86, of Mounds died Tuesday, June 1, 2010, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to service time today at Massie Funeral Home. The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. today at the funeral home, with Quincy Keeble Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Spencer Heights Memorial Park...
Out of the past 6/5/10 (06/05/10)
Cape Girardeau voters narrowly approved a $1.9 million sewer bond issue yesterday, the measure passing by only 28 votes; voters also approved a requested 17-cent fund transfer from the Cape Girardeau School District's debt service to its teachers fund...
Missouri Federation of Democratic Women to Meet (06/05/10)
Lilly Ledbetter and Mary O'Halloran will be guest speakers at the State Convention of the Missouri Federation of Democratic Women June 11 -- 13 at the Hilton Kansas City Airport, hosted by the Federation's 6th Congressional District Democrat Women. Lilly Ledbetter is the woman behind the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Restoration Act - the first act signed into law by President Obama. Lilly will be the keynote speaker at the morning brunch June 12 at 9am, $40.00 at the door...
Bentlee and Kaylee (06/05/10)
My friend Meosha took this pic of the girls at a ballgame in Jackson on Wednesday. Thought it was adorable. Had to share.
Church on a hill (06/05/10)
St Lawrence Church, New Hamburg MO
Baby raccoon visitors (06/05/10)
My husband was taking the dog to the backyard one recent Sunday morning and came upon these two little baby raccoons. He rushed the dog inside and we broke out the long lens on the camera and binoculars. They climbed up the tree and played for awhile and finally came back down and scampered off to the neighbors tree...
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