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Road district to replace bridge at Cape LaCroix Creek (09/01/10)
The Cape Special Road District is preparing to replace its fourth bridge with money generated from the Prop 1 sales tax that passed in 2006. District engineer Mark Phillips said replacing the bridge over Cape LaCroix Creek is part of the commitment the road district made when the tax was approved by voters...
Cape mayor changes policy on public comment at meetings (09/01/10)
Calling it a test run, Cape Girardeau Mayor Harry Rediger has decided to restrict public comments at city council meetings to only items that appear on the agenda, saying it will improve the process as well as discourage grandstanding by those wanting the attention provided by the television cameras...
Fire destroys vacant log cabin in Cape Girardeau County (09/01/10)
Gordonville firefighters spent just more than three hours fighting a fire Tuesday that started in a log cabin being renovated on County Road 332. Jackson, Millersville and Whitewater fire crews also responded to the fire that broke out around 2:30 p.m.
Benton men ready to shave beards following contest at Neighbor Days sesquicentennial celebration (09/01/10)
BENTON, Mo. -- Several men in Benton ceremoniously "buried" their razors on April 24, kicking off a beard-growing contest to celebrate the town's sesquicentennial. "I thought this would be something fun to do," said Jim Simmons, one of the participants. "It's been fun watching the other guys' beards grow -- we kind of compare them, and talk about who is trimming theirs and who is not."...
Three publishers named regional VPs of Rust Communications (09/01/10)
Rust Communications has named three publishers in its newspaper group to new roles as regional vice presidents. Ron Kemp, based in Arkansas, has added the responsibilities of papers in southwest Missouri, central Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska and Idaho. Bud Hunt, based in Southeast Missouri, has added responsibilities there as well as in western Tennessee. Randy List, based in Indiana, has added responsibilities in eastern Tennessee and Iowa...
Scott County man killed in tractor rollover accident (09/01/10)
A Scott County man in his 70s died in a tractor accident Tuesday, according to Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter. Deputies responded to a call on Route A between Chaffee and New Hamburg around 3 p.m. after a motorist traveling in the area reported a tractor tipped over...
Jackson to upgrade wastewater treatment plant (09/01/10)
The city of Jackson is hoping to reduce its energy consumption through an upgrade at its wastewater treatment facility this December. City engineer Kent Peetz said the project is still in the bidding process but that if there are no major problems or delays, the upgrade should be complete by the end of 2011...
Piedmont man pleads guilty to making bomb threat at factory (09/01/10)
A Piedmont, Mo., man pleaded guilty Friday in federal court to calling in a bomb threat at Windsor Foods, the Daily American Republic reported. Marty Allen Shriver, 27, of the 600 block of Dryden pleaded guilty as charged to one felony count of using a telephone to make a false bomb threat before U.S. District Judge Stephen Limbaugh in Cape Girardeau, according to Assistant U.S. Attorney Keith Sorrell...
County sales tax subject of First Friday presentation (09/01/10)
A presentation on how funds from the Cape Girardeau County Proposition 1 sales tax have been spent will be given at the Cape Girardeau Chamber of Commerce's First Friday Coffee this Friday at the Show Me Center. Presiding Commissioner Gerald Jones and Cape Girardeau County Sheriff John Jordan will be the speakers...
Route E to be closed for pipe replacement (09/01/10)
Route E between Route D and County Road 427 in Cape Girardeau County will be closed while Missouri Department of Transportation crews replace a pipe under the road. Weather permitting, the work will take place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday.
Roundabout work continues at Blomeyer (09/01/10)
Route NN to be reduced for pavement repairs (09/01/10)
Route NN in Cape Girardeau County will be reduced to one lane while Missouri Department of Transportation crews seal the road. This section is between Highway 25 and Route N. Weather permitting, work will be performed, from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today. For additional information, contact the MoDOT Customer Service Center at 888-275-6636...
Pavement repairs set for Highway 74 (09/01/10)
Highway 74 in Cape Girardeau County will be reduced to one lane while Missouri Department of Transportation crews perform pavement repairs. The section of road is from Interstate 55 to County Road 205. Weather permitting, work will be performed from midnight today to 7 a.m. Thursday...
Route AB in Bollinger County to be repaired (09/01/10)
Route AB in Bollinger County will be reduced to one lane while Missouri Department of Transportation crews chip-and-seal the road. This section of road is from Route T to County Road 418. Weather permitting, the work will be performed from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. today...
Plenty of activities planned for Benton's Neighbor Days festival (09/01/10)
BENTON, Mo. -- The culmination of the beard-growing contest isn't all that's planned this weekend as Benton culminates its sesquicentennial celebration. Throughout the Neighbor Days festival, the Benton Chamber of Commerce will have special T-shirts, a 165-page sesquicentennial photo book and its legacy bricks for sale. ...
Emerson receives Missouri Right to Life endorsement (09/01/10)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Missouri Right to Life Political Action Committee on Tuesday announced it is endorsing Jo Ann Emerson in her bid for re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives from Missouri's 8th Congressional District. Pam Fichter, president of the organization, touted what she called Emerson's "100 percent voting record" for the last two years...
Former Cape Girardeau County judge Rader dies (09/01/10)
A retired Cape Girardeau County associate circuit judge known among law professionals for being hardworking, fair, and concerned for the well-being of young offenders died Sunday.
School officials begin envisioning future of Missouri schools (09/01/10)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Some of the state's top education leaders have kicked off an initiative to guide future trends in Missouri's schools. A group of about 120 school superintendents and school board members, dubbed the Missouri Vision Task Force, will spend about a year meeting in internal focus groups and conversing with community members before producing a blueprint for Missouri's educational future...
Obama ends Iraq combat effort: 'Time to turn page' (09/01/10)
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama formally ended the U.S. combat role in Iraq after seven years, declaring Tuesday night: "It is time to turn the page." Now, he said, the nation's most urgent priority must be fixing its own economy. From the Oval Office, where George W. ...
Jackson rallies for win against St. Vincent (09/01/10)
The Indians survived three straight match points and defeated St. Vincent in three games
Oak Ridge cross country is on right path (09/01/10)
As Oak Ridge cross country coach Jason Niswonger talked about a seismic shift in his team's attitude over its decade of existence a young girl on the team approached and waited quietly. With his team running laps around him on the school campus, alternating between sprinting and jogging during the first day of speed drills, Niswonger talked about nights in the past when he couldn't sleep because new district assignments would be announced the next day...
Notre Dame swimmers win opening meet (09/01/10)
All the area high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
Tigers turn to junior QB for leadership (09/01/10)
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert made a grand debut in last year's 37-9 victory over Illinois. It's a stronger, more experienced Gabbert that has teammates heavily anticipating an encore in Saturday's season-opener against the Illini in St. Louis...
Bradford eager to follow up on strong start (09/01/10)
ST. LOUIS -- Sam Bradford is looking to show that his performance last week was not a fluke. After looking like a rookie quarterback in the first two preseason games, Bradford got a chance to start last Thursday in New England and played like the No. 1 overall pick in the draft. He went 15 of 22 for 189 yards and two scores -- all in the first half -- in leading the Rams to a 36-35 victory...
Cardinals plunge 7 games off the pace (09/01/10)
Houston defeated St. Louis 3-0 for the second straight night
A Harte Appetite: Culinary icon Chef Boyardee was a real person (09/01/10)
Betty Crocker, Mrs. Butterworth and Chef Boyardee. There are so many culinary icons that have been invented purely for marketing purposes that you could be excused for assuming all three of these names and faces are fictitious. Betty Crocker clearly is, even though at one time she was named by Fortune magazine as the second most popular woman in America after Eleanor Roosevelt. But she was created out of whole cloth by a home economist at General Mills...
Recipe Swap: Satisfying readers' recipe requests (09/01/10)
Recipe requests seem to come in spurts. I'll go a long time without a request, then get several in one week. This week it seemed like every time I turned around there was someone needing a recipe they were hoping to make. I hope these recipes fulfill the need of those looking and entice others to try them...
Raleigh Webb (09/01/10)
ANNA, Ill. -- Raleigh Webb, 68, of Anna died Monday, Aug. 30, 2010, at Union County Hospital in Anna. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to service time today at Webb Church in Tunnel Hill, Ill. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. today at the church, with the Rev. Glenn Webb officiating. Burial will be in Webb Cemetery...
Jolene Davis (09/01/10)
ANNA, Ill. -- Jolene Martin Hunsaker Davis, 67, of Anna died Monday, Aug. 30, 2010, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Ill. Visitation will be from noon to service time Friday at Crain Funeral Home in Anna. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, with Dave Vandergraph officiating. Burial will be in Anna Cemetery...
Elinor Harrod (09/01/10)
Elinor Harrod, 91, of Round Rock, Texas, formerly of Jackson, died Saturday, Aug. 28, 2010, at Lighthouse Altenheim Hospice in Round Rock. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the chapel of McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson...
Judge William Rader (09/01/10)
Judge William Sherman Rader, 89, of Cape Girardeau passed away peacefully Sunday, Aug. 29, 2010, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. He was born April 12, 1921, in Broken Bow, Okla., to Dr. William S. and Florence Klink Rader. The Rader family moved to Clarksville, Ark., in 1923 from Oklahoma...
Nellie Archer (09/01/10)
Nellie "Nel" Archer, 63, of Oak Ridge passed away Monday, Aug. 30, 2010, at her home. She was born March 7, 1947, in Wichita, Kan., daughter of Jack and Dorothy Stokes Mosley. She and Timothy Archer were married June 4, 1968, in St. Louis. Nel was a foster parent 40 years. While living in St. Louis she spearheaded the Handicapable Easter Egg Hunt held at the Knights of Columbus hall several years...
William Martens (09/01/10)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- William Lance Martens, 47, died Sunday, Aug. 29, 2010, at his home in Yukon, Okla. Lance was raised in Perryville, the youngest of three children of William "Bill" and Sheila Stortz Martens. He was a 1981 graduate of St. Vincent High School. He was owner and president of Midwest Paving Co. in Yukon...
Yolande Palisch (09/01/10)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Yolande B. Palisch, 72, of Perryville died Monday, Aug. 30, 2010, at Perry Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born Aug. 6, 1938, in France, daughter of the late Alexandar and Marie Stephanie Pierre Nouvier. She and Paul W. Palisch were married Nov. 12, 1958. He preceded her in death May 12, 1998...
Sharon Sterrett (09/01/10)
Sharon Ann Elizabeth Cohan Sterrett, 60, of Cape Girardeau passed away peacefully at her home Saturday, Aug. 28, 2010. She was born May 8, 1950, in Cleveland, Ohio, daughter of Phillip W. and Agnes R. Jurko Cohan. She and Jack L. Sterrett were married July 3, 1971, in Cleveland...
Larry Oberts (09/01/10)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Larry Oberts, 48, of Tamms passed away Sunday, Aug. 29, 2010, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 26, 1962, in Cairo, Ill., to Lawrence and Myrtle Foltz Oberts. Survivors include two sisters, Annie Cooper and Sarah Evans of Cape Girardeau; two brothers, James Oberts of Cape Girardeau and Lloyd Oberts of Olive Branch, Ill...
Births 9/1/10 (09/01/10)
Daughter to Benjamin J. and Heather L. Ross of St. Louis, St. John's Mercy Medical Center, 7:31 p.m. Monday, Aug. 16, 2010. Name, Hadley Rose. Weight, 7 pounds, 10 ounces. First child. Mrs. Ross is the former Heather Steffens, daughter of Wayne and Marilyn Steffens of Cape Girardeau. She is employed at the Medicine Shoppe in St. Louis. Ross is the son of Paul and Nola Heidbreder of St. Louis. He is employed by AT&T...
Jackson police/fire report 9/1/10 (09/01/10)
The Jackson Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. Arrests...
Cape Girardeau police report 9/1/10 (09/01/10)
The Cape Girardeau Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. Arrests...
Out of the past 9/1/10 (09/01/10)
Thomas Hahn and Christine Meier are installed as teachers for Trinity Lutheran Christian Day School during the morning worship service at Trinity Lutheran Church; Hahn will teach eighth grade, while Meier will teach fifth grade. Those attending the annual gathering at Old McKendree Chapel south of Jackson on Sept. ...
Tax, stop spending (09/01/10)
How about a compromise? The Republican leadership needs to come out in favor of a tax increase for all Americans if the Democrats will agree to halt any spending increases. Every single dime of the new taxes generated would be directed to deficit reduction. When the deficit becomes a surplus, then the arguments over high taxes can resume at the same time that runaway spending returns...
Fair hunting (09/01/10)
Hunting in Missouri, particularly in the wooded and hilly Ozarks, "is not only for recreation but it is a part of our way of life and any infringement of this right must be constitutional." So wrote Ripley County Circuit Judge Robert Smith in his decision striking down some Missouri Conservation Department hunting regulations he called vague and unconstitutional...
New outreach for MDA this year (09/01/10)
The Jerry Lewis Labor Day Telethon will not broadcast on KFVS12. However, the national telethon will continue from Las Vegas and can be seen on WGN (Chicago), WFIE 14 (Evansville, Ind.) and WREG 3 (Memphis). The Muscular Dystrophy Association and KFVS12 will continue the 30-plus-year partnership through an exciting new campaign honoring the telethon called "Stars Across the Heartland, a Campaign for a Cure." The decision for the local chapter of MDA to evolve and reach a greater audience comes at a time when many have been affected by economic decline. ...
Two rallies, two ideologies (09/01/10)
For years every major study has shown America to be 80 percent conservative, moderate or independent, while 20 percent of Americans claim to be liberal. This past weekend, the rallies in Washington, D.C., revealed the striking differences. The Beck rally was three hours of nonpolitical testimonials, patriotic speeches, religious music and citizenship awards for faith, hope and charity...
What a wonderful tribute (09/01/10)
What a wonderful tribute to her father, Wally Lage, by his daughter, Jenny Shaffer. "Truck's leaving" brought tears to my eyes, and I don't even know the family. EMMA DEL BENNETT, Tamms, Ill.
Speak Out 9/1/10 (09/01/10)
I'M calling with regard to Wally Lage's terribly unfortunate passing. I knew him casually, along with his wife and some of their family members. He was a wonderful man. I have been following the tributes in the paper, and I am touched by his daughter's comments, "Truck's leaving" by Jenny Shaffer. It was a lovely, moving tribute to a wonderful man...
Prayer 9/1/10 (09/01/10)
Guide us, O God, when we face difficult decisions that affect others. Amen.
Calling All Cooks (09/01/10)
We're collecting recipes to publish our very own Safe House for Women Cookbook. Proceeds from the sale of the cookbook will be used to support the services we provide for children and youth. Help us out by submitting your very best recipes! Copy your recipe(s) onto one of the blank forms & return to Safe House for Women Outreach Office person located at 1810 E. ...
Missourian SELECTED as AMVETS 2010-2011 NATIONAL COMMANDER (09/01/10)
Missourian SELECTED as AMVETS 2010-2011 NATIONAL COMMANDER At 66th national convention in Louisville, AMVETS members from across the country select Army and Navy veteran Jerry Hotop to lead organization LANHAM, Md., Aug. 30, 2010--At the recent 66th annual AMVETS National Convention in Louisville, Ky., U.S. ...
Mans Best Friend (09/01/10)
This is actually a friends pet that has taken up residence mostly at my house, he follows every step I make when outside. When I am riding the mower or tractor he follows every round behind me..He is a mess, he has a brother that has taken up residence in another part of town...He really likes our whiskey barrels where flowers use to be...
Here is newbie Redbone, Hoss (09/01/10)
Here is Hoss, the Redbone Coonhound who has come to Silverwalk Hounds with Sadie, the Black and Tan whose photo is already posted. They are a bonded pair, ready for a home!
Newbie Welcomed to Silverwalk Hounds (09/01/10)
Black and Tan Coonhound, Sadie, with her "brother," Redbone Hoss, are welcomed to Silverwalk Hounds. Their family was foreclosed on; though both are family pets and housebroken, the family could not find a rental home accepting of them nor of any other home wanting to take in pet Coonhounds. Thus, here they are at Silverwalk!...
The Last Baby Bluebird (09/01/10)
The first baby flew as I approached the box. This is the last baby of the season. So enjoyable to watch. (The parents "bombed" me as I got the picture).
Saxony Lutheran Boys Swim Team (09/01/10)
Saxony Lutheran Boys Swim Team - AJ Garms (Sophomore), Coach Dan Rau, Jordan Buterbaugh,(Senior). Getting ready for the first meet of the season at the SEMO Aquatic Center
AJ Garms getting ready for the Back Stroke (09/01/10)
AJ Garms (Saxony Lutheran) gets ready for the Back Stroke at yesterday's Swim Meet at the SEMO Aquatic Center.
Jordan Buterbaugh - off the block (09/01/10)
Jordan Buterbaugh (Saxony Lutheran) going off the block at yesterday's swim meet - Jackson Monster Meet.
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