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One-car accident claims the life of Illinois man (08/16/10)
A Wolf Lake, Ill., man is dead following a one-car accident west of Jackson on Sunday morning. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Brandon L. Dodson's car was traveling east on Highway 34 at 4 a.m. when it ran off the road, struck an embankment and tree before it overturned, ejecting him. He was not wearing a seat belt...
Chaffee woman seriously injured in one-car accident (08/16/10)
A 24-year-old Chaffee, Mo., woman was seriously injured following a one-car accident Sunday morning. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a car driven by Jennifer C. Myers was traveling southbound on County Road 205 south of Cape Girardeau at 8:40 a.m. when it ran off the road and struck a tree.
Cape Girardeau City Council action (08/16/10)
Monday City hall 401 Independence St. Action items Public hearings Consent agenda Items removed from consent agenda New ordinances...
Stoddard County man convicted of molesting two girls (08/16/10)
NEW MADRID, Mo. -- A New Madrid County jury took about 20 minutes Thursday to convict a prior sexual offender of molesting two young girls at a Bloomfield, Mo., home in 2009, the Daily American Republic newspaper reported. The two-woman, 10-man jury found Charles W. ...
Cape Girardeau's first time hosting Special Olympics state tournament gets thumbs up (08/16/10)
Although morning thunderstorms Sunday shut down the final day of the Special Olympics State Outdoor Championships, athletes, coaches and tournament organizers left Cape Girardeau smiling, pleased with its facilities and the supportive community. The State Outdoor Championships -- which included golf, tennis and softball competitions -- kicked off Friday and was supposed to end Sunday with a three-game softball tournament. ...
Hunters get ready for fall seasons with education, safety course (08/16/10)
Over the weekend, about 85 people participated in a hunter education certification course at the Conservation Nature Center in Cape Girardeau. In addition to reviewing primary safety rules for firearms hunting and passing a certification test, there are some new guidelines from the Missouri Department of Conservation hunters will have to familiarize themselves with before the fall hunting seasons get underway...
One injured in Sunday shooting; police seeking suspect (08/16/10)
Cape Girardeau police are still searching for the person or people involved in an early morning shooting Sunday that injured a 21-year-old Cape Girardeau resident. Officers responded to the 1000 block of Bloomfield Street around 3:30 a.m. after dispatchers received numerous 911 calls from residents in the area reporting gunshots fired...
Painting in the open air (08/16/10)
Local artists Randy Hays, front, and Craig Thomas work on plein air paintings of the landscape in Capaha Park Sunday, August 15, 2010. The term 'plein air' comes from the French phrase 'en plein air' which means 'in the open air'. The Arts Council will hold a 'Plein Air' Paint Out at Jones Heritage Farm & Market in Jackson October 17...
CERT training coordinator Jim Watkins helps others prepare for a disaster (08/16/10)
In 1992, less than a decade after Los Angeles introduced its Community Emergency Response Team to the nation -- and the concept of communities being prepared to help during a disaster -- Cape Girardeau began its own CERT Alliance and Citizen Corps. ...
Cape Girardeau City Council agenda 8/16/10 (08/16/10)
7 p.m. today City hall, 401 Independence St. Action Items Public Hearings Consent agenda Items removed from consent agenda New Ordinances...
Jackson Board of Aldermen agenda 8/16/10 (08/16/10)
7:30 p.m. today Jackson City Hall, 101 Court St. Agenda items Public hearings Action Items...
Mo. school bus seat belt debate returns (08/16/10)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Federal safety officials are looking at whether seat belts would have helped to reduce the injuries from this month's bus crash near St. Louis -- five years after Missouri officials recommended getting seat belts into the state's bus fleet...
Low oxygen levels near dam threaten trout industry (08/16/10)
LAKE TANEYCOMO, Mo. -- Cold water coming through power-generating turbines at Table Rock Dam in southwest Missouri is threatening the downstream trout industry. Experts say the water often lacks enough oxygen in the late summer and fall to keep the trout healthy in Lake Taneycomo. The Environmental Protection Agency is asking the state to fix the problem...
Threats of international bans on BlackBerrys echo U.S. debate (08/16/10)
NEW YORK -- Threats by the governments of India, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia to shut down BlackBerry's corporate e-mail services reflect unease about a technology that the U.S. government also took a while to accept. The foreign governments are essentially a decade behind in coming to terms with encryption, a technology that's fundamental to the Internet as a medium of commerce...
Court says California shopping mall's strangers conversation policy illegal (08/16/10)
ROSEVILLE, Calif. -- A Northern California appeals court has struck down a shopping mall's policy barring people from approaching strangers to chitchat. The 3rd District Court of Appeal this week said the rules at Roseville's Westfield Galleria violate the California Constitution's free speech guarantee...
Jackson watches as Rams struggle (08/16/10)
The running back may see some action in Saturday's second preseason game
Redbirds fall out of first place after second straight loss (08/16/10)
ST. LOUIS -- Kyle Lohse's first start in 85 days was a disaster. Same goes for the St. Louis Cardinals' weekend. Derrek Lee homered his first two at-bats, helping the Chicago Cubs pummel a pitcher coming off forearm surgery and knock the Cardinals out of first place in the NL Central with a 9-7 victory Sunday...
Sources say Michael Porter will join Redhawks (08/16/10)
Southeast Missouri State basketball fans and other hoops fans in this area who were hoping Michael Porter was going to play for the Redhawks will get their wish. Several reliable sources have told me that the former Sikeston High School standout is transferring from Missouri State to Southeast...
Talking Shop with David Soto of SOTO Property Management (08/16/10)
When David Soto started investing in rental property, he hired a property management firm to help him. About three years ago, he bought the company and now he's managing properties all over Cape Girardeau, matching property owners with potential tenants...
Cape brings home three Missouri Main Street Awards (08/16/10)
Two Cape Girardeau businesses and one local couple were recognized at the the Missouri Main Street Downtown Revitalization Awards presented Thursday in St. Louis. Breakaway's Bar & Billiards won the Downtown Revitalization Award for best building facade rehabilitation of more than $10,000; Concord Publishing, Rust Communications and The Southeast Missourian won the award for Business Excellence, and Jim and Teresa Mauer won the Volunteer of the Year award...
People on the move 8/16/10 (08/16/10)
Saint Francis Medical Center has added board certified internal medicine physician Dr. Jay D. Willey and board certified endocrinologist Dr. Phenu Zachariah to its medical staff. Willey brings more than 20 years of experience to Cape Physician Associates. ...
Health briefs (08/16/10)
A collection of short bits of area health news from Business Today magazine's September issue.
Distinctive style: Business Today talks housing trends and tips with local builder Rick Sample (08/16/10)
From his one-room, one-man office in Cape Girardeau, Rick Sample has built at least 55 custom homes in seven years, plus handled 30 remodels and 40 to 60 commercial projects. Sample, owner of Distinctive Home Solutions, says his favorite part of homebuilding is the creative aspect...
The rental rundown: What it takes to be successful in the rental business (08/16/10)
Real estate can be a worthwhile investment, but when it comes to handling maintenance and tenants, it can also become a time-consuming venture. Cape Girardeau has a number of property management companies willing to handle the details for you -- and then hand you the check...
Real transformations: Jason Coalter talks about his foray into real estate (08/16/10)
You wear many hats -- tell us a little about your various jobs and roles. During the day, you are most likely to find me at Cape Girardeau Printing Co. surrounded by a fun and hardworking team. My daily tasks include serving clients, developing marketing ideas and recruiting new business. With regard to real estate, my tasks are much the same. I stay busy with acquisitions, financing, leasing and management...
Business licenses (08/16/10)
Business licenses issued in Cape Girardeau during the month of July include the following...
Tax liens (08/16/10)
Tax liens and lien discharges recorded at the offices of area recorders of deeds, during the month of July are filed by the Missouri Department of Revenue, except as indicated by IRS designation...
Bankruptcies (08/16/10)
Bankruptcies filed through July for the Southeastern Division of the Eastern District of Missouri's U.S. Bankruptcy Court are listed below with their corresponding case number. The Southeast Division includes the counties of Bollinger, Butler, Carter, Dunklin, Madison, Mississippi, New Madrid, Pemiscot, Perry, Reynolds, Ripley, Scott, Shannon, Stoddard and Wayne. Court is held in Cape Girardeau...
Names in the news (08/16/10)
A collection of news about area business people compiled for Business Today magazine's September issue.
Business briefs (08/16/10)
A collection of short bits of regional business news compiled for Business Today magazine's September issue.
Cape Girardeau's Queen of Cuisine: Real estate agent carves out niche in restaurant properties (08/16/10)
It was Cynthia Austin's uncle, a broker, who first told her she would be good at real estate. She paid off the last of her student loans with her first commission check, working in a field that has little to do with her degrees in pre-med and pschology. "It is not that the education I received has not been valuable. Still, it proves your elders know you best," she says...
Loretta Paris (08/16/10)
Loretta Joyce Parris, 72, of Cape Girardeau died Aug. 15, 2010, at her home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter, Mo.
Geneva Hansen (08/16/10)
Geneva Hansen, 95, of Jackson passed away Saturday, Aug. 14, 2010, at Jackson Manor in Jackson. She was born March 3, 1915, in Dyersburg, Tenn., daughter of Marion W. and Martha E. Haney Winchester. She and Frederick Lee Hansen were united in marriage March 3, 1930, and he passed away June 28, 1999...
Arthur Wright (08/16/10)
Arthur W. Wright, 90, of Alto Pass, Ill., died Sunday, Aug. 15, 2010, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Alto Pass. The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. David Randolph officiating...
Births 8/16/10 (08/16/10)
Daughter to Katherine W. Davis of Cape Girardeau, Southeast Missouri Hospital, 6:29 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2010. Name, Madison Alexis. Weight, 8 pounds, 1 ounce. Third child, second daughter. Ms. Davis is the daughter of Bill and Julia Davis of Jackson. She is a CNA with Pyramid In-Home Care...
Jackson police and fire reports 8/16/10 (08/16/10)
POLICE The Jackson Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. DWI Arrests Theft Property damage Burglary Miscellaneous FIRE Jackson Firefighters responded to the following calls Friday: ...
Cape Girardeau fire report 8/16/10 (08/16/10)
Cape Girardeau Firefighters responded to the following calls Thursday: Firefighters responded to the following calls Friday: Firefighters responded to the following calls Saturday: ...
Cape Girardeau police report 8/16/10 (08/16/10)
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...
Out of the past 8/16/10 (08/16/10)
A group of Cape Girardeau-area young musicians returned here yesterday, completing a 72-mile canoe trip which began Sunday at Ste. Genevieve, Mo.; the canoeists performed at Jour de Fete, as well as Kaskaskia Island and Trail of Tears State Park during their journey...
8th District debates (08/16/10)
Plans are under way for debates among candidates vying for the U.S. House of Representatives seat in Missouri's 8th District, a geographically huge area spreading across 28 counties that cover much of southern Missouri. U.S. Rep. Jo Ann Emerson, a Republican, has represented the district since 1996 and is seeking another term. ...
Speak Out 8/16/10 (08/16/10)
TO our Cape Girardeau business community: Thank you for being so kind and giving to us who ask for items for our schools and churches. While out seeking donations, both the giving and support of this community amaze me. I am proud to live in a community like Cape Girardeau. ...
Prayer 8/16/10 (08/16/10)
For all who teach and instill a love of learning, we pray to you, O God. Amen.
GM creating jobs - in Mexico (08/16/10)
The Wall Street Journal announced General Motors is committing $500 million to start a production line on a new car and new engine. GM is expected to create 390 new jobs while saving 400 other jobs. The cars will be exported. Great news, if you live in Mexico, where the plant is going...
Time to get tough, fire Congress (08/16/10)
After serving 11 years in the U.S. Army, I understand the importance of a strong, properly equipped military. Like most vets, I saw firsthand the wasteful spending that occurs on overseas operations. At West Point, I taught cadets Article I of the Constitution which gives Congress the power of the purse. ...
Dr. Vincenzo Galati Has Recipe for Success (08/16/10)
Vincenzo Galati, DO, makes a great pizza. Of course, he had some good teachers. His parents, Salvatore and Vita Galati, have operated an Italian restaurant for decades. They operate Galati's Italian Ristorante in Perryville, Mo. Dr. Galati's grandfather, Joe DiMaggio (not the ball player) started the family business after emigrating from Sicily. His father Salvatore came over from Sicily after he had met Vita on a vacation. They later married and went into the family business...
Carnahan Campaign Launches "Seniors for Robin" (08/16/10)
Robin Carnahan's campaign launched Seniors for Robin: http://www.robincarnahan.com/site/seniors to bring together Missouri seniors who share her commitment to fix what's broken in Washington and put Missouri families first. The group is co-chaired by seniors from all across Missouri...
1140th completes weapons qualification (08/16/10)
FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. -- More than 100 Citizen-Soldiers with the 1140th Engineer Battalion hit the firing ranges at Fort Leonard Wood in August, qualifying with five different weapons, from the basic M-16 to the M-240 machine gun. "It went really well," said Staff Sgt. David Hudson, training noncommissioned officer for the 1140th's Headquarters Company, based in Cape Girardeau. "We started zeroing on Friday at about 1:30 and had everybody zeroed by 5. It went pretty smoothly."...
Habitat for Humanity Groundbreaking (08/16/10)
A groundbreaking was held Sunday, Aug. 15, at 325 S. Ellis Street for the next Cape Girardeau Habitat for Humanity house. Charlene Dalton of Cape Girardeau and her family will soon begin construction of their home under the leadership of Bob Bollinger, construction coordinator for the project. From left, Wanda Blankenship, Michael Garrett, Roy Jones, Cathy Ring, Dale Humphries, Gabrielle Dalton, Christy Young, Charlene Dalton, Walt Wildman, Dennis Williams, James Dalton and Bob Bollinger...
Tracker with some special athletes (08/16/10)
Tracker had a great time meeting the athletes that attended Victory Village on Saturday. Victory Village was part of the Special Olympics State Outdoor Championships held this weekend in Cape Girardeau.
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