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Stories from Sunday, June 6, 2010

Class Act plans legal action against DNR after water order (06/06/10)
The owner of Class Act Family Fitness Center in Jackson plans to sue the Department of Natural Resources after receiving an order Friday to stop providing water from its well to its customers.
Mo. treasurer visits Cape, speaks about new law on military medals (06/06/10)
Missouri state Treasurer Clint Zweifel honored military veterans during a visit Friday to the Cape Girardeau VFW to outline House Bill 1524. The bill, signed by Gov. Nixon last week, forbids the sale of military medals held by the treasurer's Unclaimed Property Division and allows the state to partner with museums and other veterans organizations to care for and display the medals until the owners or heirs are found...
Former Cape Girardeau officer convicted of filing false report (06/06/10)
A former Cape Girardeau police officer was found guilty Friday of filing a false report.
Three-day Scott City Summerfest draws hundreds (06/06/10)
Alvin and Linda McFall of Scott City and members of their family sat at one of the many picnic tables at the city's community park, enjoying the tastes, sights and sounds of Summerfest. "We've got the grandkids out here," Alvin said. "They like the rides."...
Jackson, Perryville schools to receive awards Monday (06/06/10)
Schools in the Jackson and Perryville school districts will be honored in Columbia, Mo., Monday for their positive behavior programs. The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education announced Friday that 182 public schools will receive gold, silver and bronze awards for their programs...
Potential Missouri casino sites all have challenges to overcome (06/06/10)
A petition drive to force a new vote on gambling in Cape Girardeau will be watched closely by the city's potential competitors in the contest for the only casino license available in Missouri. A successful petition drive could scuttle Cape Girardeau's effort, with Quality of Life in Cape Girardeau aiming for a Nov. 2 vote that would be near the time the Missouri Gaming Commission would be getting ready to choose a winning applicant in the fall...
Crowell says more Missouri budget challenges coming (06/06/10)
Missouri is yet to see its biggest budget challenges, state Sen. Jason Crowell told local business leaders at the Cape Girardeau Chamber of Commerce's First Friday Coffee.
More than 400 attend Stoogefest in Jackson (06/06/10)
Cape Girardeau City Council agenda 6/7/10 (06/06/10)
7 p.m. Monday Cape Girardeau City Hall 401 Independence St. Public hearings Consent agenda Retail liquor by the drink: Compass Group USA Inc., d/b/a Chartwells, 518 S. Fountain St.; Tamara Z. Buck, d/b/a The Phat Cat, 731 Broadway; Raymond Rhymer, d/b/a Rhymers, 10 Plaza Way; Jonathan B. Pool, d/b/a Lodo, 33 N. Main St.; Out of Bounds Bar & Grill, LLC, d/b/a Bel Air Grill, 24 S. Spanish St.; Mark Weber, d/b/a Rude Dog Pub, 123 N. Main St...
Club news 6-6 (06/06/10)
The Town & Country FCE Club met Thursday evening May 13 for dinner at the home of Doris Wilkinson. She served barbeque and all the trimmings. After dinner, Carolyn Thompson called the meeting to order. We recited the pledges to the United States of America and Missouri Flags, as well as recited the National FCE Creed and Club Collect...
St. Vincent concludes season with victory in third-place game (06/06/10)
FENTON, Mo. -- Preparing to play in the Class 1 third-place game was not something the St. Vincent girls soccer team was ready to do entering the final four as the top-ranked defending state champions. So after a heartbreaking loss in the semifinals to No. 2-ranked Springfield Catholic on Friday, the Indians needed a meeting or two to get ready to face Barstow on Saturday at the Anheuser-Busch Center...
Brueckner's hustle leads to Indians' first score at final four (06/06/10)
FENTON, Mo. -- St. Vincent girls soccer coach Dustin Wengert did not say much on the sidelines during his team's Class 1 third-place game victory Saturday at the Anheuser-Busch Center. When he had something to say or an adjustment to make, he raised his voice just loud enough to be heard and calmly relayed his message, yelling only if the distance between him and his player required it...
Area digest 6/6/10 (06/06/10)
The Jackson Senior Babe Ruth baseball team rode its hot offense to a pair of victories against Bloomfield on Friday. Clay Roth scored on Darren VanGennip's infield single to lead Jackson to a 6-5 win in 10 innings in the opener. Jesse Long pitched a complete game in the 9-1 win in the second game...
Capahas' offense starts season red hot (06/06/10)
It didn't take long for the Plaza Tire Capahas to erase the sour taste from their season opener, even if they did win that game. Roughly 15 hours after committing seven errors during Friday night's 11-10 victory over the visiting Valmeyer (Ill.) Lakers, the teams were back at Capaha Field on Saturday afternoon...
Capahas thankful to have ace back (06/06/10)
Plaza Tire won its opener 11-10 on a walk-off single
Rasmus delivers winning single (06/06/10)
ST. LOUIS -- Aaron Miles hasn't felt like this since the 2008 season. Colby Rasmus singled home Miles with the winning run in the 11th inning to lift the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-4 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday. "It felt spectacular," Miles said. "As I'm going around third, I'm thinking I'm scoring and here's a Cardinals win and I helped contribute. That's a great feeling and why I look forward to coming to the ballpark every day."...
Serving many roles: The Rev. Delbert Mueller has filled many positions during his years involved in church work (06/06/10)
The Rev. Delbert Mueller has been involved in church work since 1975. He said he has served God as a Sunday school teacher, youth leader, vacation Bible school teacher, youth camp worker and Sunday school superintendent. He was an assistant pastor for more than 20 years and now serves the Church of Jesus Christ in Jackson as the senior pastor...
Ex-puppy mill pet shop manager heeds call to sell shelter animals (06/06/10)
LOS ANGELES -- For five years, the manager of a pet store in posh Bel Air met delivery trucks loaded with hundreds of ailing purebreds from Midwest puppy mills. "They often got sick in transit," Jamie Katz said. "They would put hundreds of puppies on a semi and if one got sick, they all got sick. I tried to fix the problems but it's hard when you are the only one trying."...
Tools in the book of Proverbs teach us how to live well (06/06/10)
We all have different ways to remember what is important to us. Some write Post-It notes and stick them everywhere. Some, like myself, are throwbacks and use a paper calendar to write everything down. While we have so many tools to help us remember what we shouldn't forget, it is equally important to have tools that aid us in living well...
Trinity Lutheran School, Genesis Transportation donate to Southeast Missouri Food Bank (06/06/10)
Trinity Lutheran School and Genesis Transportation recently donated $500 and canned goods to Southeast Missouri Food Bank in an effort to support their Backpacks for Friday feeding program for children. Pictured from left are Tim Stewart of Trinity Lutheran School, Melissa Rice with the Southeast Missouri Food Bank and Sandy Meystedt with Genesis Transportation and students from Trinity Lutheran School...
It's people who make the difference (06/06/10)
The bank building appeared stark as I drove past; the atmosphere was motionless. It was a Sunday. There was no hint of conversation. The building usually seemed full of life and prosperity. It buzzed with activity -- people conducting business in an apparently successful manner. They walked to and fro laughing and talking. You sensed purpose warmth and life...
Jackson Middle School students donate items to CASA resource room (06/06/10)
Students from Alisha Turley's Jackson Middle School class recently donated items to the resource room the Court Appointed Special Advocates of Southeast Missouri. Coloring books, crayons, bubbles, clothes and individual toys were among the items donated. ...
Pet of the week (06/06/10)
Pet name: Zoe Owner: Rebecca Reischman Favorite activity: Chilling out watching the Cardinals. ...
FYI (06/06/10)
The Discovery Playhouse in Cape Girardeau will host its grand opening celebration from 1 to 5 p.m. today. The celebration will include street musicians, Hooked on Science demonstrations from Jason Lindsey, magic by Darrin Davis, face painting and art projects. ...
Adopt Bailey (06/06/10)
Bailey is a 1-year-old border collie mix. She is very friendly. For more information, contact the Humane Society at 334-5837. ...
Adopt this tabby (06/06/10)
This is a tabby kitten with green eyes that is 10 weeks old. For more information, contact Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Notre Dame Regional High School's Friends of Habitat Club donate to Habitat for Humanity (06/06/10)
Teachers and students of the Notre Dame Regional High School's Friends of Habitat Club recently made a donation of $1200 to the Cape Area Habitat for Humanity. The teachers and students raised the money at a recent chicken & dumpling dinner. ...
Hitting the road (06/06/10)
Although the days of summer are long and somewhat exhausting, family road trips don't have be. The road-trip classics such as I Spy, where one person spots an item and others have to guess what it is based on clues, or the ABC game, where passengers find items that correspond to the letters of the alphabet, can be fun, but may start to get old...
Theme parks fun for teens, too (06/06/10)
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Raising teenagers is not always easy. But as I walked around Walt Disney World recently, observing crying babies, melting-down toddlers and whining 6-year-olds -- not to mention stressed-out parents -- I felt lucky that my only challenge in visiting Orlando with two big kids -- ages 12 and 17 -- was to find the fastest, craziest rides...
VMY volunteers in Kansas (06/06/10)
With the hardships that have fallen across our nation this last year, there are many who use their time, talent and treasures to the benefit of their fellow man. The Vincentian Marian Youth, a youth organization in Missouri, will spend a weeklong mission reaching out to others...
A bird of many colors (06/06/10)
The cedar waxwing is similar in shape and size to a cardinal, with black legs, black around the eyes and a tufted crest on its head. But the cardinal is no match for the variety of colors painted onto the cedar waxwing, whose bright yellow tail tips are its crowning feature...
Shelia Grose (06/06/10)
Shelia Marie Grose, 63, Scott City died Friday, June 4, 2010, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center in Cape Girardeau. Private funeral services will be held. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Darrell Showmaker (06/06/10)
ANNA, Ill. -- Darrell J. Showmaker, 55, formerly of Mound City and Cairo, Ill., died Thursday, June 3, 2010, at Union County Hospital in Anna. Visitation will be from 8 a.m. until service time at Jones Funeral Home in Villa Ridge, Ill. The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. today at the funeral home, with the Rev. Brian Lingle officiating. Interment will be in Green Lawn Memorial Gardens in Villa Ridge...
Elsie Belcher (06/06/10)
Elsie O. Belcher, 94, of Wolf Lake, Ill., died Friday, June 4, 2010, at her home. Friends may call at the funeral home from 9 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro, Ill. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Randy Wheaton officiating. Interment will be in Jonesboro Cemetery...
Donald Masterson (06/06/10)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Donald E. Masterson, 72, of Olive Branch passed away at 8:27 p.m. Friday, June 4, 2010, at his home. Donald was born in Thebes, Ill., May 20, 1938, son of the late Ernest and Estella Bishop Masterson. Donald was a retired ironworker with Local Union No. 392 of East St. Louis, Ill. He was a lifetime member of Ducks Unlimited and a member of the Horseshoe Lake Waterfowl Society...
Cleda Glueck (06/06/10)
Cleda Helen Glueck, 93, passed away Friday, June 4, 2010, at her home in Jackson. She was born Dec. 14, 1916, in Illmo, Mo., daughter of Dan and Pauline Will Eifert. She married Charles Glueck on Dec. 24, 1936. He preceded her in death March 7, 2002...
Births 6/6/10 (06/06/10)
Daughter to Tyson Paul and Rachel Richele Zahner of Jackson, Southeast Missouri Hospital, 6:50 p.m. Wednesday, May 26, 2010. Name, Zoe Lyn. Weight, 8 pounds, 2 ounces. Second child, first daughter. Mrs. Zahner is the former Rachel Hacker, daughter of Jim and Pat Hacker and Charlyn and Larry Winkler, all of Perryville, Mo. Mr. and Mrs. Zahner are self-employed. He is the son of Butch and Linda Zahner of Perryville...
Burns - Ross (06/06/10)
Michaelyn Christine Burns and Adam Clayton Ross were united in marriage April 17, 2010, at Centenary United Methodist Church. The Rev. Jeff Long performed the ceremony. Reader was the Rev. Karen Nothdurft of Cape Girardeau. Pianist was Beverly Reese and soloist was Eric Scott, both of Cape Girardeau...
Griffith - Huntington (06/06/10)
Diane Marie Griffith and Michael Lee Huntington were married Nov. 7, 2009, at Immaculate Conception Church in Jackson. The Rev. John Harth performed the ceremony. Jerry Ganiel was organist and Darlene Bullinger was vocalist. The bride is the daughter of Robert and Mary Griffith of Cape Girardeau. The groom is the son of Carol Magoc of St. Louis...
Roth - Balsano (06/06/10)
Joseph and Sherri Roth of Cape Girardeau announce the engagement of their daughter, Alison Jo Roth, to Ryan Anthony Balsano. He is the son of Tony and Debbie Balsano of Cape Girardeau. Roth is a 2005 graduate of Notre Dame Regional High School. She is pursuing a bachelor of science degree in nursing from Southeast Missouri State University. She is employed at Saint Francis Medical Center...
Koch - Davis (06/06/10)
Janice and Robert G. Simpher of Jackson announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Koch, to Nathan Eugene Davis. He is the son of Robert E. and Pamela Davis of Jackson. Koch is also the daughter of the late Stephen B. Koch. Koch is a 2004 graduate of Jackson High School. She is employed at Watch Me Grow Daycare...
Stallion - Brewer (06/06/10)
Michael Stallion and Rita "Gail" Stallion of Cape Girardeau announce the engagement of their daughter, Nicole Suzanne "Nikki" Stallion, to James Thomas "Ray" Brewer. He is the son of James Thomas "Tom" Brewer of Perryville, Mo., and Edith "Diane" Hawn of St. Charles, Mo...
Sauerbrunn - Blaney (06/06/10)
OLMSTED, Ill. -- Larry and Treesa Sauerbrunn of Olmsted announce the engagement of their daughter, Renee Lynn Sauerbrunn, to Brandon Lee Blaney. He is the son of Donnie and Sherri Blaney of Tamms, Ill. Sauerbrunn is a 2009 graduate of Century High School. She is attending the occupational therapy assistant program at Shawnee Community College. She is employed by Smart Transportation...
Criddle - Riley (06/06/10)
Brian and Laura Criddle of Cape Girardeau announce the engagement of their daughter, Chelsea Ann Criddle, to Anthony Wayne Riley. He is the son of Don and Marty Riley of Cape Girardeau. Criddle was home schooled through high school. She received a bachelor of science degree in accounting from Southeast Missouri State University in 2009. She expects to receive a master of business administration from Benedictine College in Atchison, Kan., in August...
Wunderlich - 40 years (06/06/10)
Mr. and Mrs. James Wunderlich of Jackson celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary Saturday with a family dinner. Wunderlich and Marian Heimgartner were married June 7, 1970, at St. Paul Lutheran Church Blue Point in Altamont, Ill. The Rev. Robert Heimgartner, father of the bride, performed the ceremony...
Jackson police report 6/6/10 (06/06/10)
Jackson The following items were released by the Jackson Police Department. Arrests do not imply guilt.
Jackson fire report 6/6/10 (06/06/10)
Jackson Jackson firefighters responded to the following calls Thursday: Jackson firefighters responded to the following calls Friday:...
Cape Girardeau police report 6/6/10 (06/06/10)
Cape Girardeau The following items were released by the Cape Girardeau Police Department. Arrests do not imply guilt. Arrests Summonses Assaults Thefts Burglary Property damage Miscellaneous...
Cape Girardeau fire report 6/6/10 (06/06/10)
Cape Girardeau Cape Girardeau firefighters responded to the following calls Thursday:...
Out of the past 6/6/10 (06/06/10)
Approximately 900 pet birds at Bird-Dee Wings & Things, 107 S. Spanish St., were exterminated last night because tests on the birds at the pet shop showed positive signs of Exotic Newcastle disease; the birds were destroyed to prevent spreading of the deadly disease...
Summer school menus June 7-10 (06/06/10)
June 7-11 Eagle Ridge Christian MONDAY--Cheese quesadillas, salad, fruit. TUESDAY--Lasagna, green beans, fruit. WEDNESDAY--Chicken noodle soup, crackers, cheese, fruit. THURSDAY--Spaghetti & meatballs, salad, fruit. FRIDAY--Barbecued chicken, oven fries, fruit...
A real survivor, graduation speeches, tax numbers (06/06/10)
Here are a few items worth sharing:The next "Survivor" series -- Six married men will be dropped on an island with one car and three kids each for six weeks. Each kid will play two sports and take either music or dance classes. There is no fast food...
Cape's attractions (06/06/10)
For many years -- and for good reasons -- much of Cape Girardeau's effort to lure tourists has relied on its significant historical roots. Existing attractions were given a boost a few years ago by the opening of the Red House Interpretive Center, a re-creation of founder Louis Lorimier's home and trading post...
Speak Out 6/6/10 (06/06/10)
CONTINUING the socialistic policies and practices of the Obama administration, a growing list of government directives is being imposed on banks receiving bailout money. For instance, these financial institutions that are getting government bailout funds have been told to put off evictions and modify mortgages for distressed homeowners. ...
Prayer 6/6/10 (06/06/10)
This is the day which the Lord has made, and we are full of joy and praise. Amen.
Kids Learning Marine Biology in Missouri! (06/06/10)
Marine Biology in Missouri? YES! Last year, kids from our area got the opportunity to take a Marine Biology course on the campus of Southeast Missouri State University with the Horizons Summer Youth Enrichment program. The class will be taught again NEXT WEEK (June 14-18)...
Gator Swim Team Bowling Night (06/06/10)
GATORS' COSMIC BOWLING NIGHT FUNDRAISER: Invite your friends and family and come have fun with us at the Main Street Bowling Lanes in Jackson on Wednesday, June 9, from 6 to 8pm. Ticket price: $10/person for the 2 hours of bowling. You can sign up Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday mornings at Capaha Pool or visting our website for more information...
Montana and Mrs. Smith (06/06/10)
This is a photo of my daughter, Montana and her 1st grade teacher she had the past year. We were looking at photos a few days ago, and she looked at me and said, " mommy I just really miss Mrs. Smith... She was the best teacher ever!" I had to post this in hopes Mrs. Smith could see the photo. Thanks to all the dedicated teachers and staff at clippard elementary school. You are the best!...
John Guild Chapter Elects New Officers (06/06/10)
John Guild Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution elected and installed new officers for 2010-2012. Seated are Shirley Young, regent; and Pam Johnson, vice regent. Standing are Marti Strickland, chaplain; Lorilee Short, recording secretary; Jerre Crites, corresponding secretary; Cheryl Cook, treasurer; Morgan Lake, registrar; Jan Chamberlain, historian; and Beth Biri, Librarian...
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