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Something to laugh about: Pauly Shore performs at The Venue (08/08/10)
By making jokes about his past career and poking fun at small-town life in Cape Girardeau, comedian Pauly Shore kept the crowd of 300 people laughing Sunday night at The Venue. "I was born and raised in Los Angeles, but I'm thinking of moving to a small town like Cape Girardeau," Shore said after taking the stage wearing a red plaid flannel shirt and blue jeans. "If I move here, I'm going to run for mayor. If Arnold Schwarzenegger can be governor of California, I can be mayor of Cape Girardeau."...
Sales tax holiday brings out area shoppers (08/08/10)
Shoppers could relax without worrying about paying tax this weekend during Missouri's seventh annual back-to-school sales tax holiday. Beginning Friday, the state's 4.225 percent sales tax was not assessed items like clothing, school supplies and computers. The tax holiday continues through midnight today...
Results of survey of not-for-profits in Cape Girardeau presented at business event (08/08/10)
Fifteen not-for-profit organizations in Cape Girardeau had a combined income of $30.8 million, according to a recent survey of local not-for-profit organizations presented at the Cape Girardeau Area Chamber of Commerce's First Friday Coffee at the Show Me Center.
Latest census estimates show moderate growth in Cape Girardeau County (08/08/10)
When the U.S. Census Bureau released 2009 population estimates last month, the numbers indicated Cape Girardeau County has continued to grow since the 2000 census.
Special Olympian Lucas Blattel enjoys crowd's cheers (08/08/10)
Editor's Note: This is the first in a series of profiles of local athletes who will participate in the Special Olympics State Outdoor Championships to be held Friday through Aug. 15 in Cape Girardeau. Name: Lucas Blattel...
Boyd makes surprise visit to graduation in Poplar Bluff (08/08/10)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. --Opera singer Neal E. Boyd of Sikeston, Mo., made a guest appearance Thursday, presenting an area teenager with a diploma during the second annual graduation ceremony for the Missouri Division of Youth Services Southeast Region...
Seniors make a small splash at Cape water park (08/08/10)
Southeast Missouri's newest water park is more than just child's play. The Cape Splash Family Aquatic center hosted a seniors-only event Friday morning to give the area's older residents a chance to soak up the sun.
Car fire in downtown Cape (08/08/10)
A car parked near the Common Pleas Courthouse in Cape Girardeau caught fire shortly after 3 p.m. Sunday. When firefighters arrived, the vehicle was fully engulfed in flames.
Nearly 2,400 plants located in marijuana search operation (08/08/10)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Authorities located nearly 2,400 suspected marijuana plants during a three-day eradication operation funded by the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Daily American Republic newspaper reported. The joint operation started July 31 with a briefing for the nearly 25 officers from the DEA, Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop E at Poplar Bluff and Troop G at Willow Springs, SEMO Drug Task Force, Butler County Sheriff's Department, Ripley County Sheriff's Department and U.S. ...
Harley-Davidsons displayed alongside art inspired by motorcycles (08/08/10)
'Sing, America, Sing' opens at Plaza Conference Center (08/08/10)
Route D improvement continues this week (08/08/10)
Improvements to Route D in Jackson will continue this week as contractors will be performing dirt work next to the road, installing guardrail and striping the new section of roadway. The improvements are from Black Oak Trail (Cane Creek) to U.S. 61 in Jackson. ...
Group forms to make Poplar Bluff businesses smoke-free (08/08/10)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- A coalition has been established with a mission of passing a city ordinance in Poplar Bluff to make bars and restaurants as well as non-hospitality workplaces smoke-free, the Daily American Republic newspaper reported. "People are allowed to smoke, but [non-smokers] also have the right to breathe smoke-free air, and that's not something we should have to give up when we eat, drink or earn a living," said Lucas Tieman, grassroots coordinator for Tobacco-Free Missouri, a not-for-profit organization based in St. ...
Scott City couple charged with making meth while children present (08/08/10)
BENTON, Mo. -- A Scott City couple accused of making methamphetamine had four children ages 1 to 6 in their home when it was raided, Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter said Friday in a news release.
Jackson School Board to meet Tuesday (08/08/10)
The Jackson School Board will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, at the board of education building, 614 E. Adams St. in Jackson. Board members will consider the approval of bus routes for the 20010-2011 school year, consider the adoption of a professional development plan and consider setting a tax rate hearing for Aug. ...
Apartment fire under investigation (08/08/10)
A fire at a Cape Girardeau apartment building Saturday morning is still under investigation. At 12:58 a.m., Cape Girardeau police responded to a report of a fire in an apartment at 807 N. Sprigg St. and found heavy smoke coming out of Apt. 3 in the three-story building, according to battalion chief Steve Niswonger...
Oran School District to hold registration (08/08/10)
The Oran School District will have student registration and an open house in preparation for the first day of school Aug. 19. Registration for all new students and high school students will be from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. There will also be a schoolwide open house on from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 17...
Club news 8/8/10 (08/08/10)
Members of the Lamplighters FCE club met in the home of Teresa Hinkebein for their July meeting with 12 members present. The hostess gave a devotional entitled "Prayer: Help, wisdom, and mercy". During the business session, these items received attention:...
Illinois holds its first back-to-school sales tax holiday (08/08/10)
O'FALLON, Ill. -- Beth Chavarria normally would have bought school stuff for her kindergarten-bound twins a week ago, but instead she waited until Friday's start of Illinois' first-ever waiving of the sales tax on such supplies. The 36-year-old mother plunked down $90 at her local Walmart on everything from 30 glue sticks to scissors and notebooks, embracing the state's inaugural 10-day "holiday" on sales taxes on certain back-to-school items...
State discussing reintroducing elk to Missouri (08/08/10)
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Three public hearings are scheduled later this month to discuss whether to introduce elk to Missouri. The Missouri Department of Conservation will hold meetings Aug. 23 in Van Buren, Aug. 24 in Eminence and Aug. 26 in Ellington. The department also is taking written comments through Oct. 1...
Mo. crews finishing U.S.'s first stimulus project (08/08/10)
OSAGE BEACH, Mo. -- Missouri crews are finishing work on the nation's first construction project to be funded by the federal stimulus package. Missouri transportation officials plan to open the new highway bridge over the Osage River in Tuscumbia on Aug. 16, The Lake Sun Leader reported. The bridge carries traffic on Missouri 17 over the tributary of the Missouri River about 30 miles southwest of Jefferson City...
Nelly finds venue for Branson concert (08/08/10)
BRANSON, Mo. -- A promoter says the much-delayed concert by rapper Nelly has a venue in Branson. Concert promoter Paul Dunn said Nelly will perform indoor at the Mansion Theater on Aug. 21. In July, Branson officials refused to grant Dunn a special permit to host an open-air Nelly concert behind the Grand Palace Theater, citing noise and parking issues...
CEO ouster leaves HP leaderless (08/08/10)
SAN FRANCISCO -- The ouster of Hewlett-Packard Co.'s CEO leaves a hole in the world's largest technology company. Mark Hurd engineered a turnaround of the Silicon Valley stalwart. Under Hurd, HP has spent more than $20 billion on acquisitions to transform itself from a computer and printer maker dependent on ink sales for profits to a well-rounded seller of hardware and lucrative business services. HP's market value nearly doubled during his five years...
Kagan sworn in as fourth woman on Supreme Court (08/08/10)
WASHINGTON -- Elena Kagan was sworn in Saturday as the 112th justice and fourth woman ever to serve on the Supreme Court. Chief Justice John Roberts administered the oath to Kagan in a brief private ceremony at the court. Kagan, joined by family and friends, pledged to faithfully and impartially uphold the law...
Astronauts try to fix space station cooling system (08/08/10)
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- A pair of space station astronauts had to hammer loose a stuck connector during an urgent spacewalk to restore a crucial cooling system Saturday, then an ammonia leak erupted and hampered the repair effort. Despite making one of the longest spacewalks ever, Douglas Wheelock and Tracy Caldwell Dyson had to give up trying to remove a broken ammonia pump...
Small plane crashes into Pa. home after takeoff; two bodies found (08/08/10)
SALINA, Pa. -- A twin-engine plane slammed into a house in western Pennsylvania minutes after takeoff Saturday, killing two people, narrowly missing a man sleeping on his couch with his dog and setting the residence on fire. Westmoreland County spokesman Dan Stevens said the plane went through the house and landed in the garage, passing just to the right of the man when it came down in a rural area about 90 miles northeast of Pittsburgh...
States, lobby respond in lawsuit on health care overhaul (08/08/10)
PENSACOLA, Fla. -- Twenty states and the nation's most influential small business lobby said Friday a federal court in Florida must hear their challenge to President Barack Obama's health care overhaul because they face imminent harm from its mandates...
FBI: New al-Qaida leader knows U.S. well (08/08/10)
MIAMI -- A suspected al-Qaida operative who lived for more than 15 years in the U.S. has become chief of the terror network's global operations, the FBI says, marking the first time a leader so intimately familiar with American society has been placed in charge of planning attacks...
Fidel Castro makes first official government appearance (08/08/10)
HAVANA -- A lively and healthy-looking Fidel Castro appealed to President Barack Obama to stave off global nuclear war in an emphatic address to parliament Saturday that marked his first official government appearance since emergency surgery four years ago...
Floods from heavy rains kill at least 8 in Europe (08/08/10)
WARSAW, Poland -- Flooding caused by heavy rains has killed at least eight people in Poland, Germany and the Czech Republic, officials said Saturday. Lenka Moravcova, a spokeswoman for a rescue service in the northern Czech Republic, said three men drowned in a region on the border with Poland and Germany Saturday. A fourth victim was found drowned late Saturday. Details were not given...
Afghan medical mission ends in death for 10 (08/08/10)
KABUL, Afghanistan -- They hiked for more than 10 hours over rugged mountains -- unarmed and without security -- to bring medical care to isolated Afghan villagers until their humanitarian mission took a tragic turn. Ten members of the Christian medical team -- six Americans, two Afghans, one German and a Briton -- were gunned down in a slaughter that the Taliban said they carried out, alleging the volunteers were spying and trying to convert Muslims to Christianity. ...
Smog over Moscow worsens as wildfires rage, heat continues (08/08/10)
MOSCOW -- A suffocating smog from wildfires hung over the Russian capital Saturday, raising the concentration of dangerous pollutants to a new high as exasperated residents donned masks and dozens of flights were delayed or diverted at the city's airports...
Gaza power plant shuts down for lack of fuel (08/08/10)
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip -- Engineers shut down Gaza City's sole power plant Saturday because of a lack of fuel, switching off electricity to some half a million people in the midst of a heat wave. The fuel for the plant is supplied by the rival Palestinian government in the West Bank, which says it has reduced shipments because the Gaza's Hamas government is behind on payments...
Scheible hopeful experience pays off (08/08/10)
By Marty Mishow Southeast Missourian Matt Scheible hasn't taken a snap during his junior season yet he already is among the Ohio Valley Conference's most experienced quarterbacks. Scheible hopes that experience helps Southeast Missouri State's offense improve dramatically and in turn help the Redhawks to a breakthrough season...
Southeast roster lacks many local players (08/08/10)
Southeast Missouri State's 2010 football roster features just two players from the Southeast Missourian coverage area, Jackson's Blake Peiffer and Perryville's Kris Cottner. Both hope to play key roles, with Peiffer virtually certain to. Peiffer, a sophomore linebacker, entered fall camp No. 1 on the depth chart at middle linebacker after seeing considerable action off the bench both at linebacker and on special teams as a true freshman last year...
Area calendar 8/8/10 (08/08/10)
Baseball Football Submit items by mail, fax or e-mail to be included in the calendar as space permits....
Four errors lead to Capahas' ouster (08/08/10)
Uncharacteristically shaky defense contributed to the Plaza Tire Capahas' exit from the 76th annual National Baseball Congress World Series on Friday. The Capahas, after not committing an error during their first two World Series games, made four errors in their third contest...
Area digest 8/8/10 (08/08/10)
Scott Johnston and Joey Hann, both of Cape Girardeau, teamed to place second in the adventure race competition at the Kansas State Games in Topeka, Kan. The team finished second out of 33 teams with a time of 2 hours, 38 minutes. The event was comprised of 6 miles of running on unmarked trails, 3 miles of kayaking with open water navigation and 10 miles of technical mountain bike riding...
Bradford enjoys successful night at scrimmage (08/08/10)
ST. CHARLES, Mo. -- Rookie quarterback Sam Bradford is making a fine first impression with the St. Louis Rams. In a controlled scrimmage Saturday night at Lindenwood University, before approximately 8,000 fans, the No. 1 overall pick directed the second team offense and unofficially went 7 for 9 for 94 yards and a touchdown in the live portion of the scrimmage. His two incompletions were drops...
Franklin blows chance for Cards' comeback victory (08/08/10)
MIAMI -- Hanley Ramirez has been struggling at the plate. He decided to change his batting stance before Saturday's game and it paid off. Ramirez hit a game-winning double in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the Florida Marlins a 5-4 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday night...
Pet of the week (08/08/10)
Pet name: Ozzie Owner: Jonathan and Jamie Market Favorite activity: Going on long walks. ...
FYI 8/8/10 (08/08/10)
The Missouri Bootheel Regional Consortium Inc. Fatherhood First Program's annual fishing clinic and take-a-child-day will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Combs Lake in Kennett, Mo. The event will have free prizes, T-shirts, food and music. A free fishing pole and tackle box will be given out while quantities last. Transportation will be provided if needed with pickup at 8 a.m. at the Sikeston Cream Castle. For more information or to RSVP, call 573-379-2020 or 888-317-4949...
Adopt Mime (08/08/10)
Mime is a 3-month-old kitten who has a sweet disposition. He likes to be held and petted. Mime is up-to-date on shots. For more information, contact Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Adopt Jasper (08/08/10)
Jasper is 2-year-old altered male. Jasper loves to be held and loved. For more information, contact the Humane Society at 334-5837. ...
Bill Prost named Rotarian of the Year (08/08/10)
At its annual Officer and Board Member Installation Banquet, the Rotary Club of Cape Girardeau awarded Bill Prost the 2010 Rush H. Limbaugh Sr. Rotarian of the Year Award for outstanding service to the Rotary Club of Cape Girardeau. Prost is president of Five for Water Foundation Inc. and serves the Cape Girardeau Rotary Club as a board member and chairman of the Club Service Committee. Prost joined Rotary 25 years after serving as a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar...
Back to Africa: Sherri Gerecke is joining Project Canaan in October (08/08/10)
Sherri Gerecke is leaving her job of 20 years, selling her house and moving somewhere warmer, but she isn't retiring. Gerecke is planning a move in October to Swaziland, a South African country that has the highest incidence of HIV per capita in the world and where around 75 percent of people live off subsistence farming for less than $1.25 per day...
Life with the Lord: The Rev. Vern Gunnels joined his faith in 1967 (08/08/10)
The Rev. Vern Gunnels of Jackson Free Will Baptist Church in Jackson wasn't raised in a church. In fact his only exposure to Christianity was when his aunt and uncle used to take him church twice a year, usually on Easter and Christmas. But Gunnels said those times were cherished moments. ...
Stoddard County group donates school supplies (08/08/10)
Members of the Stoddard County Retired Employees group recently met at Hickory Log, where they pooled donations of school supplies for students in all county elementary schools. The organization donated nearly $600 worth of supplies that will be distributed throughout the county through efforts of the Stoddard County Gospel Mission. ...
Crown Hospice holds volunteer reception (08/08/10)
Recently Crown Hospice in Cape Girardeau held its 2010 volunteer reception for key members within the organization. This year's theme was "You are the Key Ingredient to our Sweet Success." The volunteers who were honored had collectively visited patients for nearly 400 hours and drove more that 5,300 miles to aid people in need. ...
Leadership summit draws 400 (08/08/10)
About 400 people attended a two-day "Global Leadership Summit" live satellite conference at LaCroix Church in Cape Girardeau on Thursday and Friday. Susan Leming, the event manager for the summit and staff member at the church, said the attendance exceeded the church's goal of 250. ...
Man vividly recalls 1917 tornado in Dongola, Ill. (08/08/10)
Ivan Bidwell flew out of his house and landed in a patch of plum sprouts.
Dexter girl beats odds, has wish granted (08/08/10)
When Mary McCoy gave birth six years ago this week to her daughter, Ashley Ann, she and Ashley's father, James Gahard, expected a healthy daughter, much like Ashley's big sister, Amanda, who is now eight. Doctors did not foresee any problems with the baby throughout Mary's pregnancy. So, the couple was unprepared when little Ashley entered the world on Aug. 3, 2004 with a diagnosis of a rare disorder called Trisomy E or Edwards Syndrome...
Barn swallows found all over the world (08/08/10)
This bird gets its name from a reference to it in literature dating back to the late 1700s in Sweden. The barn swallow is true to its name, preferring to nest inside barns. It also will nest under bridges, highway overpasses and similar man-made structures...
God doesn't hold blown chances against us (08/08/10)
Have you ever just blown it? You had a vision of what life could be, only to find out through painful experiences that it would not be. What was supposed to be so great was really just empty. Now every day not only do you have to deal with the persistent "what if" and "if only" but actually have to face people who you've wronged to get what you thought was going to be the best. ...
Be a shrewd judge (08/08/10)
The other day a family member sent me an electronic mail message about Captain Kangaroo and Mr. Rogers -- those two deceased and legendary TV performers whose work appealed to children. This message was a "forward," which is Internet parlance for sending a message you received on to others. The person in question in my family liked the forward and sent it on without regard for its accuracy...
Robert Clark (08/08/10)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Robert Ozell Clark, 86, of rural Jonesboro and formerly of Painton, Mo., died Thursday, Aug. 5, 2010, at his home, surrounded by family. He was born Oct. 1, 1923, in Sikeston, Mo., son of Benjamin Franklin and Nellie Mae Altom Clark. He married Freda Maxine Patterson on Jan. 2, 1946. She preceded him in death Sept. 26, 2006.
Susan Alexander (08/08/10)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Susan E. Alexander, 87, of Marble Hill died Thursday, Aug. 5, 2010, at Woodland Hills Nursing Home in Marble Hill. Visitation will be from 3:30 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Liley Funeral Home in Patton, Mo. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home, with the Revs. Charles Newell and Eddie Spain officiating. Burial will be in Old Union Cemetery near Bessville, Mo...
Eleanor Martin (08/08/10)
Eleanor M. Martin, 87, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Cairo, Ill., died Friday, Aug. 6, 2010, at her home. She was born July 4, 1923, in Cairo, daughter of Benjamin F. and Zelma East Friziellie. She married Louis F. Martin, who preceded her in death in 1996.
Carrol King (08/08/10)
Carrol G. "Smokey" King, 62, formerly of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Aug. 2, 2010, at Vanderbilt University Hospital in Nashville, Tenn. He was born March 6, 1948, in Geff, Ill., to Darrol and Betty King. He and Sandy Pettit were married July 2, 2002.
Jeffery Nolan (08/08/10)
ANNA, Ill. -- Jeffery D. Nolan, 49, of Mill Creek, Ill., died Friday, Aug. 6, 2010, at Union County Hospital in Anna. According to his wishes, he will be cremated with no funeral services. Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home of Anna is in charge of arrangements...
Henry Perry (08/08/10)
Henry "Leonard" Perry, 94, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Aug. 6, 2010, at the Missouri Veteran's Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 8, 1915, at Oriole, to Henry Joseph and Minnie Farrow Perry. He and Orene Jo Wagner Perry were married Oct. 8, 1948, at Piggott, Ark...
Julie Harter (08/08/10)
Julie Cecile Harter, 66, of Cape Girardeau passed away Friday, Aug. 6, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Julie was born Jan. 25, 1944, at Murphysboro, Ill., daughter of Austin G. and Esther J. Harter. She graduated high school in 1962 from St. ...
Augustus Davis (08/08/10)
Augustus Stephen Davis, 70, of Jackson passed away Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2010, at his home. He was born June 19, 1940, at Greenville, Miss., to Calvin and Rebecca Sharp Davis. He and Katherine Ann Jacobsen were married Nov. 21, 1983. Davis entered the U.S. Air Force in January 1959. He served in Vietnam and became a career military man, retiring in January 1979 as a fire protection supervisor with the rank of tech sergeant...
Vernon Robert (08/08/10)
Vernon L. Robert, 81, of Cape Girardeau passed away Thursday, Aug. 5, 2010. He was born Oct. 1, 1928, at New Hamburg, Mo., to Theon and Emma Ledure Robert. He and Flora F. Balsmann were married Oct. 3, 1953, at Apple Creek, Mo. Vernon was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the Army...
Delores Burnell (08/08/10)
Delores T. Burnell, 66, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Aug. 7, 2010, at her home. She was born Nov. 29, 1943, at Egypt Mills, to Wilson and Lorene Sides Windeknecht. Delores was a waitress at Ponderosa Steak House in Cape Girardeau. She is survived by three sons, Douglas Dewayne (Amy) Foulk of Millersville, Daryl Eugene Tollison of Cape Girardeau and Robbie Darnell (Tonya) Tollison of Jackson; two brothers, Bob Windeknecht of Scott City and Bill Windeknecht of Perkins; a sister, Betty Walton of Chaffee, Mo. ...
Births 8/8/10 (08/08/10)
Daughter to Jeremy Carter and Sarah Elizabeth Kuntze of Jackson, Southeast Missouri Hospital, 1:59 p.m. Thursday, July 29, 2010. Name, Camryn Grace. Weight, 8 pounds, 13 ounces. Second child, first daughter. Mrs. Kuntze is the former Sarah Fuemmeler, daughter of Steve and Emily Fuemmeler of Cape Girardeau. She is employed by Jackson School District. Kuntze is the son of Darrell and Karen Kuntze of Jackson...
Jones - Main (08/08/10)
Brett Erin Jones and James Michael Main were united in marriage June 12, 2010, at Campster School in Cape Girardeau. Don Greenwood performed the ceremony. Don and Debbie Jones of Oak Ridge are parents of the bride. The groom is the son of Camilla Arnds of Roseville, Calif...
Mezo - Parrish (08/08/10)
Amy Diane Mezo of Jonesboro, Ill., and Clifford Dean Parrish of Jackson announce their engagement. She is the daughter of Bonnie and Avery Mouser of McClure, Ill., and Ken Hill of Johnston City, Ill. Parrish is the son of Nancy Hutchings of Jackson and Clifford I. Parrish of Marion, Ky...
Essner - McMann (08/08/10)
John and Ina Essner of Cape Girardeau announce the engagement of their daughter, Susan Michelle Essner, to Dr. Timothy Ray McMann of Farmington, Mo. He is the son of Ray and Cindy McMann of Wichita, Kan. Essner is a graduate of Southeast Missouri State University. She is health care systems manager at the Lutheran Home...
Dirnberger - Jones (08/08/10)
Henry and Pam Dirnberger of Benton, Mo., announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Elizabeth Dirnberger, to Dr. Bruce Alanson Jones, both of Cape Girardeau. He is the son of Dr. and Mrs. A.L. Jones of Broken Bow, Neb. Dirnberger is a physical therapist at HealthPoint Rehab...
Williams - 60 years (08/08/10)
Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Williams Sr. of Jackson celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a reception July 10, 2010, at Maple United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall in Cape Girardeau. Hosts were their children. Williams and Minnie Deimund were married July 7, 1950, in Piggott, Ark., by Judge French...
Hart - 50 Years (08/08/10)
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Hart of Cape Girardeau celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a dinner and dance June 19, 2010, at Cape Girardeau Country Club. Hosts were their children and grandchildren. Hart and Mary Jane Bruenderman were married June 18, 1960, at St. Henry's Catholic Church in Charleston, Mo...
Yaremko - 40 Years (08/08/10)
Peter and Mary Yaremko of Cape Girardeau are observing their 40th wedding anniversary today. Yaremko and Mary Goletz were married Aug. 8, 1970, at St. Mary's Ukrainian Catholic Church in Allentown, Pa. The couple has two children, Alexandra (Steve) Laurence of Springfield, Mo., and Mike Yaremko of St. Louis. They have a granddaughter, Eva Marie Laurence...
Jackson police report 8/8/10 (08/08/10)
Jackson The Jackson Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. Arrests Summonses Assaults Thefts Burglary Property damage Miscellaneous...
Jackson fire report 8/8/10 (08/08/10)
Jackson Jackson firefighters responded to the following calls Thursday: Jackson firefighters responded to the following call Friday: Jackson firefighters responded to the following call Saturday:...
Cape Girardeau police report 8/8/10 (08/08/10)
Cape Girardeau The Cape Girardeau Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. Arrests Summonses Assault Thefts Miscellaneous Cape Girardeau County The Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt....
Cape Girardeau fire report 8/8/10 (08/08/10)
Cape Girardeau Cape Girardeau firefighters responded to the following calls Thursday: Cape Girardeau firefighters responded to the following calls Friday:...
Out of the past 8/8/10 (08/08/10)
Urged on by the Chamber of Commerce, the Cape Girardeau City Council has instructed the city staff to obtain estimates from engineering firms for the development of a flood protection plan for the Cape LaCroix Creek area. Resolutions approving issuance of Cape Girardeau County Industrial Development Authority bonds to help finance an industrial plant expansion and an apartment project are passed by the County Commission; benefitting from the bonds will be Thorngate Ltd. ...
Why aren't we considered good Americans? (08/08/10)
By Jane Ryan I would like to know why we are not considered "good" American patriots by so many conservatives. I have a traditional marriage of 38 years. My husband and I have raised four children. Two have college degrees, and two more are close to achieving their degrees. My children are good people with fantastic work ethics. We work. Is this not part of the American dream?...
Good attendance is crucial (08/08/10)
With school starting this Thursday, it is important to remind families about the importance of sending their children to school every day. Whether a child is in kindergarten or 12th grade, the stakes are high. Missing too much school affects present and future success. There is a direct correlation between attendance and success in school. If students are not present, they do not learn...
Speak Out 8/8/10 (08/08/10)
I want to say a big thank you to all the companies that have been letting their workers off early because of the high heat index. It is appreciated that you are so compassionate to your employees. WHY do we not hear any rumbles about how the U.S. government is not giving senior citizens a cost-of-living increase in their Social Security checks? Not only that, there is talk of reducing Social Security benefits. ...
Prayer 8/8/10 (08/08/10)
You, O God, are steadfast and true, and you provide an anchor in life's storms. Amen.
CHARLIE AND HIS BOY.... (08/08/10)
MY DONKEY ( WHOM I HAVE ONLY HAD A COUPLE MONTHS ),HAS COME ALONG WAY, FROM RUNNING FROM US, BEING AFRAID OF PEOPLE, TO LOVING MY GRANDSON. LAYTON LOVES CHARLIE, AND I AM SUCH AN ADVOCATE TO RAISE KIDS AROUND ANIMALS, IT GIVES THEM A SENSE OF RESPONSIBILITY, LOVING MORE AND MY FAVORITE THING, THERE IS NOTHING MORE REWARDING THAN SEEING A CHILD'S EYES LIGHT UP WHEN THEY SEE AN ANIMAL THAT THEY TRULY LOVE. LAYTON DOES NOT SAY TOO MANY WORDS YET, BUT HE CAN SAY-- CHARLIE...
"Shake Your Shoulders" (08/08/10)
Regan Davie enjoys swim lessons at the Jackson city pool.
Hitching A Ride From Daddy (08/08/10)
10-month-old Ross Alexander Davie gets a lift from his dad, Ryan. Ross was busy watching big sister, Regan, during her swim lesson at the Jackson pool.
dragonfly (08/08/10)
close-up of dragonfly
Along for the ride (08/08/10)
My daughter's dog Maddie loves to ride along with the windows down.
lazy squirrel with full belly (08/08/10)
This was taken just outside our front room window. The squirrel had just finished eating sunflower seeds and crawled up into the redbud tree and plopped down. Stay there a long time.
Early summer morning along the Current River (08/08/10)
Early morning photo along the headwaters of the Current River in Montauk State Park
Trevi fountain, Rome, at night (08/08/10)
Trevi fountain in Rome, taken at night
I Can Get By With This (08/08/10)
Grandma must teach Cali some manners before long.
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