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Stories from Saturday, July 31, 2010

Backyard beekeepers: Father, daughter begin a new hobby to help the environment (07/31/10)
Seventy-eight-year-old John Yallaly first became interested in beekeeping some 60-plus years ago, but it wasn't until his retirement in 1985 that he pursued that interest. "We had a neighbor down on Hanover Street who had bees and I would go with him to look at the bees," says the Cape Girardeau man. Six months ago, his 46-year-old daughter, Kathy Coffman, was stung by the same curiosity after reading a news article about bee shortages affecting pollination...
Joe Grant (07/31/10)
Joe Don Grant, age 78, of Jackson passed away Wednesday, July 28, 2010, in Grand Lake, Co. He was born June 21, 1932, in Jackson, son of George B. and Ella Grossheider Grant. He and Edna Mae Schlegel were married June 25, 1954, in Jackson...
Vergil Williams (07/31/10)
Vergil Williams, 89, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Kerrville, Texas, died Wednesday, July 28, 2010, at his home. He was born April 14, 1921, in Murphysboro, Ill., to George L. and Rose Smith Williams. He and Dorothy L. Smith were married Sept. 27, 1941...
Herman Ressel (07/31/10)
ORAN, Mo. -- Herman Joe Ressel, 75, of Oran passed away Thursday, July 29, 2010, at his home, surrounded by his family. He was born June 17, 1935, at Charleston, Mo., to Roman J. and Marie E. Duenne Ressel. He and Doris E. Wills of Charleston were married Nov. 24, 1955...
Doroth Hemmann (07/31/10)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Dorothy Mae Hemmann, 86, of Webster Groves, Mo., formerly of Perryville, died Friday, July 30, 2010, at St. Mary's Health Center in Richmond Heights, MO. Friends may call from 10 a.m. to service time Tuesday at Ascension Lutheran Church, 5347 Donovan Ave., St. Louis...
Helen Long (07/31/10)
Helen Louise Long, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, July 30, 2010, at the Lutheran Home. She was born March 7, 1931, in Red Bud, Ill., to Paul August and Esther L. Plate Heumann. She and Carl William Long were married in 1977 in Cape Girardeau. He preceded her in death in 2008...
Jeanette Leimer (07/31/10)
Jeanette A. Leimer, 86, of Jackson passed away Friday, July 30, 2010, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 13, 1924, in Burfordville, daughter of Rufus and Flora Allen Moore. She and Clyde A. Walton were married in 1937. He passed away in January 1986. She and Gilbert Leimer were married July 11, 1987. He passed away Jan. 7, 2010...
Out of the past 7/31/10 (07/31/10)
Volunteers who are canvassing area businesses and individuals in the name of Old St. Vincent's Church have themselves already contributed $35,000 to $40,000 toward restoration of the 132-year-old religious-cultural center; 100 people are participating in the six-week fund-raising campaign, which began yesterday...
Sikeston Tea Party Takes a Stand (07/31/10)
We in the Sikeston Tea Party are a group of regular citizens who are tired of all the games in Washington. We are standing behind candidates who are fresh and dedicated to helping our country get back to what our founders invisioned for us. Bob Parker electbobparker.com Bob is a true conservative who wants to help us with this effort. He is pro life, pro gun, and is in step with the people of this district...
hummingbirds (07/31/10)
hummingbirds at the backyard feeder in cape

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