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Stories from Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Group that put gambling on ballot to campaign against Cape casino (08/10/10)
After successfully petitioning to force a vote on gambling, Quality of Life in Cape Girardeau will reinvent itself this week as a campaign committee to persuade voters to reject a casino, spokesman Doug Austin said Monday. The core leaders of the group will meet today to discuss how to structure the campaign and what resources are needed, Austin said. ...
New Life again blocked in bid for Cape Girardeau federal building (08/10/10)
The New Life Evangelistic Center and the Department of Health and Human Services are back in court over the Cape Girardeau federal building, a battle that will likely leave the property in limbo until sometime next year, New Life's attorney said Monday.
Cape Girardeau County Commission renews credit for transit authority (08/10/10)
Cape Girardeau County commissioners unanimously agreed to sign a renewal for a loan and line of credit for the Cape County Transit Authority at Monday's meeting. The loan and line of credit are with the Bank of Missouri and were established in September 2007. To date 27 percent of the $582,673 beginning balance has been repaid by the transit authority...
Former arts council employee sentenced to probation for stealing (08/10/10)
A Cape Girardeau woman once employed by the Arts Council of Southeast Missouri was sentenced to four years in prison Monday by Circuit Judge Benjamin F. Lewis, who suspended the execution of the sentence and ordered the woman to complete probation for stealing thousands of dollars from the not-for-profit organization.
Local man sentenced to probation for child pornography possession (08/10/10)
A 31-year-old man who earlier this year downloaded a video of an underage girl posing nude was sentenced Monday by Circuit Court Judge Benjamin F. Lewis to five years of supervised probation. Shane R. Steck, charged with possession of child pornography Feb. 5, pleaded guilty to the felony in July...
Cape man charged in Saturday apartment fire (08/10/10)
The ex-boyfriend of a woman whose Cape Girardeau apartment caught fire just before 1 a.m. Saturday has been charged with felony arson, burglary and stealing in connection to the crime. Clayton Anderson, 21, of Cape Girardeau was arrested Saturday after a man in a neighboring apartment called 911 and provided police with a description of a man he saw kicking in the apartment's window.
Special Olympics needs volunteers for outdoor championships in Cape (08/10/10)
More than 50 volunteers are still needed for this weekend's Special Olympics State Outdoor Championships in Cape Girardeau. "Volunteers are essential to this event. We have a very small staff, so we really rely on volunteers," said Mandi Mueller, public relations coordinator for Special Olympics Missouri...
Area lawyer's assault case rescheduled for October (08/10/10)
An area defense lawyer charged in the February assault of his fiancee will wait two more months before his case is heard before a Cape Girardeau County jury. Jefferson County Circuit Court Judge Robert Wilkins, specially assigned to the case, rescheduled Scott Reynolds' trial for Oct 13 to 14. It was originally set to begin today...
Bridge repairs on I-55 will reduce lanes (08/10/10)
Interstate 55 in Cape Girardeau and Scott counties will be reduced to one lane while Missouri Department of Transportation crews perform routine bridge maintenance. The first section is in Scott County on north and southbound Interstate 55. There will be work on various bridges between Route PP and Route AB. ...
Route AE In Stoddard County closed for work (08/10/10)
Route AE in Stoddard County will be closed from 8 a.m. to noon today while Missouri Department of Transportation crews replace a drainage pipe beneath the roadway between County Road 497 and County Road 495.
Guard unit going to Mississippi stops for meal in Cape (08/10/10)
Southeast Missouri police officer charged with stealing from department (08/10/10)
CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo. -- A former Cooter police officer turned himself over to authorities Thursday to face stealing charges. The Sikeston Standard Democrat reported Zack Martin, 24, of Hayti, Mo., was arraigned before Judge Byron Luber Thursday on felony charges of stealing, according to a press release from Pemiscot County Sheriff Tommy Greenwell...
Oran athlete loves playing softball in Special Olympics (08/10/10)
Editor's note: This is the third in a series of profiles of local athletes who will participate along with about 700 others in the Special Olympics State Outdoor Championships to be held Friday through Sunday in Cape Girardeau. Name: Kayla Dannenmueller...
Rookie TEs out to make mark (08/10/10)
ST. LOUIS -- Rookie tight end Michael Hoomanawanui brought his ukulele to training camp but he hasn't had much time to play it. He's too busy trying to land a job. The big rookie talent show is Thursday night and the fifth-round draft pick from Illinois promises he'll be ready...
Schumaker slams Reds (08/10/10)
CINCINNATI -- Skip Schumaker watched the ball fly as he headed for first base, unsure whether it had enough to create a little personal history. Just enough. Schumaker hit his first career grand slam during the St. Louis Cardinals' biggest inning of the season Monday night, providing Chris Carpenter with more than enough runs on that one swing to beat the Cincinnati Reds for the ninth time in a row...
Eaten alive: Woman survives 5-year battle with flesh-eating germ (08/10/10)
Waking from a fog of anesthesia, Sandy Wilson found she was a patient in one of the hospitals where she worked as a nurse. She remembered having a baby, and being told she had gotten an infection. But nothing could prepare her for what lurked beneath the sheets. ...
Ruth Kaiser (08/10/10)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Ruth Marie Kaiser, 90, of Perryville died Monday, Aug. 9, 2010, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Perryville. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday and 6:30 to 9:30 a.m. Friday at Young and Sons Funeral Home. The parish wake will be at 7 p.m. Thursday. The rosary will be recited at 8:30 a.m. Friday...
Mary Loos (08/10/10)
Mary R. Loos, 97, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Aug. 9, 2010, at the Lutheran Home. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be at noon Thursday at the funeral home. Entombment will be in Cape County Memorial Park Mausoleum...
Wilbert Ernst (08/10/10)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Wilbert A. Ernst, 80, of Perryville died Sunday, Aug. 8, 2010, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 4, 1929, in Perry County, Mo., son of Anton D and Magdalina M. Kutz Ernst. He and Pauline Nobus were married Feb. 19, 1966. She preceded him in death Dec. 11, 1994...
Wilma Robinson (08/10/10)
ORAN, Mo. -- Wilma Ida Cordelia Robinson, 90, of Oran died Sunday, Aug. 8, 2010. She was born in Bollinger County, Mo., Jan. 14, 1920, second child of Henry Allen and Nora Agnes Limbaugh Fulton, and granddaughter of Thomas A. and Cordelia Jones Fulton, and William D. and Ida A. Johnson Limbaugh. She and Amos Quinton Robinson of Gastonia, N.C., were married March 12, 1946, at Oran. They had corresponded during World War II...
Russell Null (08/10/10)
Russell Edward Null, 68, of Scott City died Monday, Aug. 9, 2010, at his home. He was born June 10, 1942, in Nitro, W.Va., to Walter Marion and Margaret Elizabeth Harrison Null. He and Mary Francis Russell were married Nov. 9, 1985, in Cahokia, Ill...
Eleanor Martin (08/10/10)
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...
Dorothy Miller (08/10/10)
Dorothy Rita Miller, 88, of Scott City died Sunday, Aug. 8, 2010, at Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee, Mo. She was born June 13, 1922, in Cape Girardeau, to William F. and Elizabeth Mary Seyer Blattel. She married Vincent Paul Miller Feb. 17, 1942, in Kelso, Mo. He died June 27, 2006...
Jackson police and fire reports 8/10/10 (08/10/10)
Jackson The Jackson Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. Thefts Property damage Miscellaneous FIRE Jackson Firefighters responded to the following call Saturday:...
Cape Girardeau police report 8/10/10 (08/10/10)
Cape Girardeau The Cape Girardeau Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. DWI Arrests Summonses Assaults Thefts Property damage Burglary Miscellaneous...
Cape Girardeau fire report 8/10/10 (08/10/10)
Cape Girardeau Firefighters responded to the following calls Saturday: Firefighters responded to the following calls Sunday:...
Out of the past 8/10/10 (08/10/10)
The U.S. Marine Band will present a concert in Cape Girardeau next month under the joint sponsorship of the Central High School Band, the Southeast Missourian and KFVS12; net proceeds will help meet expenses for the Central marching band to travel to Phoenix, where it will participate in the Fiesta Bowl Parade Dec. 30...
Meeting the test (08/10/10)
When the No Child Left Behind mandate was first delivered by the federal government, it was seen as an attempt to impose accountability and require high-quality instruction to students in public schools across the nation. As it turned out, NCLB became one thing in Missouri and something else in virtually every other state. Missouri set high standards -- which may never be met. This is a situation that deserves a much closer look...
Speak Out 8/10/10 (08/10/10)
I agree with Chris Matthews, host of MSNBC's "Hardball." The three scariest words that could possibly result from the 2012 general election would be "President Sarah Palin." HERE'S a clue for the clueless: The violence and beheadings will come to a halt when drugs are legalized. The folly of prohibition, it seems, must be learned over and over again as long as special-interest groups are allowed to influence our laws...
Prayer 8/10/10 (08/10/10)
Hear us, O God, when we pray, and listen to our pleas and our praise. Amen.
Girardot Members Attend Conference (08/10/10)
Ten members of the Girardot Chapter of International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) attended the annual Education Forum and Annual Meeting in July, in Boston, MA. Members in attendance included: Sherri Jenkins CPS/CAP, Donna Wills CPS, Debbie McKee CPS, Carol Kitchen CPS/CAP, Patty Eck CPS, Frances Wissmiller CPS, Lynn Moore CPS/CAP, Wanda Lang CPS, Sharon Hale CPS and Barb Ostrenga CPS/CAP...
Roman Holiday (08/10/10)
Rome, Italy; Bridge over the Tiber River with the dome of St Peter's in the background; taken in the early evening.
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