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Stories from Sunday, September 5, 2010

Local children donate garden proceeds to FISH (09/05/10)
Many children like to make a few extra dollars over the summer. However, it's not every child who decides to give the money away.  That's what two Cape Girardeau children, Samantha and William Gardner, decided to do this year. Samantha, 7, and William, 4, worked on a garden and sold the vegetables they grew. The proceeds from the vegetables and a lemonade stand, $113.07, went to benefit FISH, a Cape Girardeau food pantry...
Oran native, internationally known doctor, dead at 61 (09/05/10)
Dr. Gary W. Kielhofner, an Oran, Mo., native who became a groundbreaking researcher and recognized worldwide as an authority on occupational therapy died Thursday in Chicago at age 61. Kielhofner published 19 books and more than 140 articles in professional journals. ...
Deal calls for casino to pay $2.4 million for improvements, other costs (09/05/10)
The development deal between city officials and the company that hopes to bring a casino to downtown Cape Girardeau calls for the casino to pay more than $2.4 million in up-front money to pay for amenities for Broadway, visitor signs and other improvements and costs...
Cape County workers shifting to health care sector (09/05/10)
What Cape Girardeau County has lost in manufacturing jobs over the last few years it has made up for in the health care sector. Overall, there are about the same number of people working in Cape Girardeau today as there were in 2004. A total of 1,447 more people in Cape Girardeau County were employed in health care services, including hospitals and nursing homes, in 2009 than in 2004, according to the Missouri Economic Research and Information Center. ...
Jackson recreation trail project starts Tuesday (09/05/10)
Construction on the East Lane recreation trail in Jackson will begin Tuesday, connecting three existing trails on the west side of the city. Rodney Bollinger, Jackson public works director, said, "This particular trail segment is important because it connects two school campuses, junior high and Orchard Elementary, and is directly adjacent to the soccer fields and track located along East Lane. ...
Gov. Nixon announces 400-job expansion at Sabreliner plant in Perryville (09/05/10)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- An expansion project creating 400 new jobs at Sabreliner Corp, will receive $5 million in state economic development incentives, Gov. Jay Nixon announced at the company's facility at the Perryville Municipal Airport on Friday.
In federal court: Cape Girardeau man sentenced to prison on bank robbery charges (09/05/10)
The following information was released Friday by the federal prosecutor's office for defendants appearing before U.S. District Judge Carol E. Jackson. Name: Kieran D. Pippins Age: 18 Residence: Cape Girardeau Charge: Five felony counts of bank robbery...
In federal court: Cape Girardeau man sentenced to prison for selling cocaine base (09/05/10)
The following information was released Friday by the federal prosecutor's office for defendants appearing before U.S. District Judge Stephen N. Limbaugh Jr. Name: Byron A. Brown Age: 29 Residence: Cape Girardeau Charge: One count of distribution of a substance containing cocaine base and one count of distribution of five grams or more of a substance containing cocaine base...
Two Marble Hill residents claim $200,000 Powerball prize (09/05/10)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Two people from Marble Hill have split a $200,000 Powerball prize. Jennings Bond and Barbara Trankle will each take half of the $200,000 prize from the July 10 Powerball drawing. The winning ticket matched all five white-ball numbers which were: 20, 21, 27, 28 and 56. A ticket sold in Florida also matched all five white-ball numbers plus the Powerball number of four to win the $73.8 million jackpot from that drawing...
8th District candidate debate schedule set (09/05/10)
The schedule has been finalized for a series of debates to take place between incumbent Republican Jo Ann Emerson and challengers Democrat Tommy Sowers, independent Larry Bill and Libertarian Rick Vandeven in the race for U.S. Representative for Missouri's 8th District. ...
County officials report on uses of Prop 1 tax funds at First Friday Coffee (09/05/10)
Cape Girardeau County officials told business leaders Friday that they've delivered what they promised with revenue from the Proposition 1 sales tax. Sheriff John Jordan and Presiding Commissioner Gerald Jones said funds from Proposition 1 are helping pave more county roads and helping the county sheriff's department retain employees during a presentation at the Cape Girardeau Area Chamber of Commerce's First Friday Coffee at the Show Me Center...
Man suffers serious injury after fall from Cape Girardeau roof (09/05/10)
A Cape Girardeau man suffered serious injuries Thursday night when he fell off the roof of a two-story house in the 100 block of North Park Avenue, authorities said. The Cape Girardeau Fire Department responded to a medical assist call at 11:29 p.m. Thursday night, said Assistant Fire Chief Mark Hasheider. The caller said the victim fell off a two-story house and was taken by ambulance to Saint Francis Medical Center, where Hasheider said he was treated for serious injuries...
Cape Girardeau man arrested for armed robbery (09/05/10)
Cape Girardeau police have arrested a man they say broke into a residence, pointed a handgun at a victim and threatened to shoot her if she didn't give him money. According to a news release issued by the Cape Girardeau Police Department, Steven Paul Martin-King, 26, of 1105 Giboney St. was charged with a Class A felony of robbery in the first degree with a bond of $100,000...
Old Town Cape endorses Isle of Capri casino project (09/05/10)
Downtown development organization Old Town Cape has endorsed the proposed Isle of Capri casino project. Calling the project "a positive addition to the downtown district," the Old Town Cape board of directors released a statement of support Friday afternoon.
Highway 74 reduced for bridge repairs (09/05/10)
Highway 74 in Cape Girardeau County will be reduced to one lane Tuesday and Wednesday while Missouri Department of Transportation crews perform routine bridge repairs. The repairs will be made from County Road 205 (near Bloomfield Road) to the Interstate 55 south entrance ramp. Weather permitting, the repairs will be made from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. For additional information, contact the MoDOT Customer Service Center at 888-275-6636...
Jo Ann Emerson receives Mo. Farm Bureau endorsement (09/05/10)
The Missouri Farm Bureau has announced its endorsement for Jo Ann Emerson, saying she is the best candidate to represent southern Missouri in the U.S. House of Representatives. "We feel Jo Ann Emerson is the best candidate to represent rural agriculture in Washington, and we are thrilled to offer her our overwhelming endorsement," said Jinks Wynn, chairman of the bureau's 8th Congressional District Farm-PAC...
NRA endorses Blunt for Senate (09/05/10)
The National Rifle Association has endorsed Republican Roy Blunt for U.S. Senate, noting what the organization called a record of standing up for Second Amendment rights. The NRA announced its endorsement during a stop Friday at the Cape Girardeau Regional Airport, which is part of a six-city tour in which Blunt was joined by Wayne LaPierre, executive vice president of the NRA...
Club news 9/5/10 (09/05/10)
Beta Sigma Phi Sorority Alpha Mu Master Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi hosted the Beginning Day 2010/2011 celebration on Aug. 26 at Dexter BBQ in Cape Girardeau. A buffet was served to about 60 sorority sisters. After a short meeting to discuss business and plans for the new year, bingo was enjoyed and the table decorations were given as the prizes...
Springfield case seeking red-light fine reimbursement dismissed (09/05/10)
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A federal judge has dismissed a class-action lawsuit that sought the return of about $800,000 in fines that the city of Springfield collected from its red-light traffic camera system. The judge denied the lawsuit's claims that the fines violated drivers' rights under the U.S. and state constitutions, the Springfield News Leader reported Saturday...
BP crews lifting key device from Gulf face delay (09/05/10)
ON THE GULF OF MEXICO -- Icelike crystals had formed Saturday on the 300-ton blowout preventer that failed to stop oil from spewing into the Gulf of Mexico, forcing BP crews to wait before they could safely hoist the device to the surface. The hydrates -- which caused the oil giant problems when the company was trying to contain the oil spilling into the Gulf -- need to melt because they are combustible. ...
Hurricane Earl spins into Canada (09/05/10)
YARMOUTH, Mass. -- In the end, Earl's worst damage in New England was to seasonal businesses hoping end their summer on a high note. The tropical storm, far less intense than feared, brushed past the Northeast and dumped heavy, wind-driven rain on Cape Cod cottages and fishing villages, but caused little damage...
Afghans continue pulling money from troubled bank (09/05/10)
KABUL, Afghanistan -- Nervous Afghans pulled more deposits out of the nation's largest bank on Saturday, despite assurances from government leaders that their money was safe. Crowds gathered at Kabul Bank branches around the capital to withdraw dollar and Afghan currency savings, with customers saying they had lost faith in the bank's solvency following a change in leadership and reports that tens of millions of dollars had been lent to political elites for risky real estate investments...
Perryville volleyball team snares VolleyballFest title (09/05/10)
After his team had posed for the requisite photos, hands at their sides and smiles on their faces, Perryville volleyball coach Dave Mirly led his team in striking a new pose. This time the newly crowned Notre Dame VolleyballFest champions lifted their pointer fingers in the air to signal that they indeed were No. 1 on Saturday night after defeating the host Bulldogs 25-19, 25-19...
Notre Dame reserve nails title winner vs. Jackson at SoccerFest (09/05/10)
Notre Dame defeated Jackson on penalty kicks in the SoccerFest title game
High school roundup: Notre Dame cruises to SoftballFest title (09/05/10)
All the scores from Saturday that were reported to the Southeast Missourian.
Shemonia blisters juniors at Jackson Invite cross country meet (09/05/10)
A friendly rivalry has arisen between two local cross country runners. Scott City junior Brandon Shemonia and Central's Roy Leighton displayed their talents Saturday at the Jackson Invitational. And it was quite a display. Racing in separate races because of the structure of the meet, where all freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors race against their own grade, the two local standouts didn't race head to head...
Central football team defeats Festus to move to 2-0 (09/05/10)
FESTUS, Mo. -- Christian Cavaness told his linemen he'd attack the gap that Festus left open. The Central quarterback only needed a few inches for a critical first down in the waning minutes of the fourth quarter Friday night. "I went to the huddle and told my linemen we need one more yard," Cavaness said. "I told them don't let anyone through. We got a good push out of the linemen."...
High-powered Parkway South hands Jackson its first football defeat (09/05/10)
Brandon Wills grabbed an interception late in the first half that began to shift some much-needed momentum in Jackson's favor. The Indians built off that key play and hung around longer than Parkway South's statistical domination might have suggested...
Scott City runs over host St. Vincent 42-21 in football action (09/05/10)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Scott City running back Garett Schaefer admits that his school inflates his numbers. Listed at 140 pounds in the program, the 5-foot-7 senior acknowledged with a sheepish smile after Friday night's 42-21 victory against St. Vincent that he weighs in at 122 pounds...
Zalma captures Woodland volleyball tourney crown (09/05/10)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- When practice began this fall Zalma volleyball coach Dwyght Ford began encouraging senior Torie VanGennip to use her jump serve during games. "I just started practicing jump serving this year," VanGennip said. "I didn't think I was going to get to do it in a game, and then coach ended up telling me that's all I do unless he tells me not to do it."...
High school roundup: Chaffee's offense struggles in loss (09/05/10)
All the action from Friday that was reported to the Southeast Missourian.
Southeast roundup: Redhawks runners grab second-place finishes (09/05/10)
All the weekend's action in the world of Southeast Missouri State athletics.
Tigers rally to dispatch Illini (09/05/10)
ST. LOUIS -- After stumbling for a half, Missouri distanced itself from a distressing preseason. Blaine Gabbert rallied the Tigers from a 10-point deficit with two touchdown passes and Carl Gettis made a leaping one-handed interception and downed a punt at the 1 in the fourth quarter of a 23-13 opening victory over Illinois on Saturday...
Bradford to start season opener for Rams (09/05/10)
ST. LOUIS -- No. 1 overall draft pick Sam Bradford will start at quarterback in the regular-season opener at home against Arizona next weekend. Coach Steve Spagnuolo announced the decision Saturday, saying Bradford had earned the job. "We're confident. The staff's confident. The team's confident," Spagnuolo said. "It's well deserved."...
Reds, Wood quiet Cards (09/05/10)
ST. LOUIS -- Cincinnati rookie Travis Wood sported a new look Saturday. The long locks were gone, replaced with a shorter, more military-style haircut. His strong outing on the mound was the perfect match for his more clean-cut appearance. Wood pitched seven efficient innings and hit his first career homer to lead the Reds to a 6-1 win against Adam Wainwright and the St. Louis Cardinals...
iLostIt (09/05/10)
I'm starting to wonder how much of Apple's business comes from gadgets that are lost, accidentally laundered to death or unwittingly tossed into the garbage. It's been two weeks now since I last saw my iPod. I haven't a clue to where I put it. I've been through my house and my car with a fine-toothed comb. It's like looking for a cell phone on the median of Interstate 55...
FYI 9/5/10 (09/05/10)
Tours of the Fort D Historic Site in Cape Girardeau will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today and Monday. Admission is free and tours will take place as long as the weather permits. The first St. Vincent de Paul trivia night will begin at 7 p.m. Saturday at the St. Vincent de Paul School in Cape Girardeau. Participants are asked to bring their own snacks, excluding alcohol. The cost is $12.50 per person. Call Angie at 339-7828 to reserve a table...
Finding sanctuary: A building that used to lend books started conveying messages from the good book (09/05/10)
The 8,000-square-foot building that once housed the Riverside Regional Library in Jackson sat vacant for more than a year. On Aug. 1, the building that used to lend books started conveying messages from the good book when The Rock International Ministries converted the former library into a church...
Moving past your past (09/05/10)
Jules Vern popularized it. Marty McFly made it cool. At the flip of a switch, or strike of lightning, they could move to the past, to the future and back again. It would be fun to dive back into the 1950s or to leap ahead to explore the amazing advances of the future. Perhaps though most of us would take a smaller leap, say to last week to relive that conversation and try to fix what didn't quite go as we thought it would...
Former Cape Girardeau man graduates from basic training (09/05/10)
Former Cape Girardeau resident Pukar Pradhan has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. Pradhan studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, and basic first aid. Pradhan is the brother of Pretty Pradhan of Cape Girardeau...
The Rev. Larry Rouse was called to service while walking along a river levee (09/05/10)
The Rev. Larry Rouse of the Scott City First Family & Youth Worship Center, a General Baptist Church, found his calling in an unusual way. Rouse has been involved with a church his entire life, and at the age of 16, he decided to turn his life over to God and immerse himself into positions of the church. ...
5KFVS run/walk raises $8,280 for United Way (09/05/10)
KFVS12 recently held its second annual 5KFVS run/walk, raising $8,280 for the United Way of Southeast Missouri. The event had 450 runners and walkers, including many of the news team. The number of participants nearly doubled from the previous year. ...
Pet of the week (09/05/10)
Pet name: Reina Owner: Karen S. Belcher Favorite activity: Attacking water. ...
Adopt Precious (09/05/10)
Precious is a 1-year-old Siamese mix. She has a sweet personality. Precious has been spayed and is up-to-date on shots. For more information, contact Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Veterans home, local pilot give birthday helicopter ride to 89-year-old (09/05/10)
The staff of the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau and Paul Salman, a local helicopter pilot, gave Eleanora Brewton a very special birthday gift. Brewton, a World War II Navy Veteran who currently lives at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau, has said all year she wanted to ride in a helicopter for her 89th birthday. ...
Adopt Boots (09/05/10)
Boots is a 2-year-old Labrador/boxer mix. He's a sweet and loves to go for walks and investigate everything. Boots does well on a leash. For more information, contact the Humane Society at 334-5837. ...
David Popp completes Air Force basic training (09/05/10)
Air Force Airman David W. Popp graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. Popp completed an intensive eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. ...
Auxiliary plans unity chain in Sikeston (09/05/10)
SIKESTON -- Time is winding down to register for the first Hands Across Sikeston event to honor veterans. The unity chain and walk Sept. 18 will go from the American flag at the Sikeston Sports Complex to the Veteran's Memorial Park. Line-up will begin at 2:30 p.m., and there will be a picnic for all of the participants at 4 p.m...
Water nourishes body, purifies soul (09/05/10)
"Water, water everywhere and not a drop to drink." Using my remote clicker to move from one cable channel to another, I happened across a report from Dr. Sanjay Gupta on CNN. He was standing beside the Indus River and detailing a growing disaster in the nation of Pakistan. ...
Tree frogs: Masters of camouflage (09/05/10)
The gray tree frog is a small frog native to the eastern U.S. and parts of southeastern Canada. An adult can grow to a length of nearly three inches. This frog has the sense to climb high into trees where it is safe from most predators. It prefers to cling to the vertical sides of things such as trees, houses and fence posts rather than spend time on the ground...
Beulah Simpher (09/05/10)
Beulah Spink Simpher of St. Peters, Mo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, Sept. 3, 2010, fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church. She was 94. She was born Jan. 17, 1916, in Clarkton, Mo., the daughter of James A. Spink and Martha "Anna" Johnson Spink...
Doug Simmons (09/05/10)
James Douglas "Doug" Simmons, 61, of Charleston, Mo., died at 8:15 a.m. Friday, Sept. 3, 2010, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 2, 1948, in Cairo, Ill., and had lived in Charleston his entire life. After graduating from St. ...
Dean Peetz (09/05/10)
Dean Michael Peetz, 43, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Sept. 3, 2010, at his home. He was born March 18, 1967, in Cape Girardeau, son of Elmer and June Smith Peetz. Dean was a computer technician for Cape Communications. Survivors include his parents, Elmer and June Peetz of Cape Girardeau; two brothers, Dustin and Dylan Peetz, both of Cape Girardeau; two sisters, Dana (Tim) Cook of Cape Girardeau and Dawn (Jeff) Baker of Sullivan, Mo...
Walter Stratton (09/05/10)
Walter Lee Stratton, 80, of Jackson passed away Friday, Sept. 3, 2010, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 29, 1930, in Marble Hill, Mo., son of Willie L. and Pearl M. Eaker Stratton. He and Anna Laura Wallmann were married June 28, 1974. She survives...
Clay Matthews (09/05/10)
John Clay Matthews Jr., 66, of Jackson passed away Friday, Sept. 3, 2010, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 23, 1944, in Sikeston, Mo., to John Clay and Lois Hammond Matthews Sr. He was raised in Sikeston and was a 1962 graduate of Sikeston Senior High School...
Births 9/5/10 (09/05/10)
Son to Roger William and Angela Diane Levan II of Ellsinore, Mo., Saint Francis Medical Center, 9:24 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 5, 2010. Name, Roger William III. Weight, 7 pounds, 14 ounces. Second child, first son. Mrs. Levan is the former Angela Otten, daughter of Alan and Sheila Otten of Wolf Lake, Ill. Levan is the son of Roger Levan of Grand Tower, Ill., and Judy Levan of Wolf Lake. He is self-employed with Quality Construction...
Boyles - Dodd (09/05/10)
Heather Lynne Boyles and Casey Joe Dodd were united in marriage May 8, 2010, at New McKendree United Methodist Church Celebration Center in Jackson. The Revs. John Rice and Delbert Mueller performed the ceremony. Pianist was Brad Davis, guitarist was Takuro Yamada, and soloist was Denny Lumos...
Rayfield - Wilding (09/05/10)
KELSO, Mo. -- St. Augustine Catholic Church was the setting July 3, 2010, for the wedding of Kathryn Casey Rayfield and Shawn Steven Wilding. The Rev. Oliver Clavin performed the ceremony. Organist was Hope Essner and soloist was Renee Reinagel, both of Kelso. Vocalist Chris Hopper was accompanied on the guitar by Jason Depro, both of Cape Girardeau...
Shelton - Saupe (09/05/10)
Laura Jane Krone Shelton and Weldon Lee Saupe exchanged vows July 17, 2010, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Shawneetown. The Rev. Robert A. Mann performed the ceremony. Organist was Melissa Cooper of Marble Hill, Mo., and vocalist was Mary Kay Stoneking of Jackson...
Breland - Proctor (09/05/10)
Ashley Nicole Breland and Kacey Lee Proctor were united in marriage June 5, 2010, at Bluff City UPC in Poplar Bluff, Mo. Terry Barber performed the ceremony. Music was provided by Jacob and Christina Tapia of St. Louis. The bride is the daughter of Dennis and Rene Breland of Charleston, Mo. The groom is the son of Gary and Cindy Shelton of Poplar Bluff...
Roe - Jerden (09/05/10)
(Please place with Roe-Thomasson wedding. The brides are sisters.) Lisa Ann Roe and Christopher Ryan Jerden were united in marriage April 17, 2010, at St. Mary's Cathedral. The Rev. Thomas Kiefer performed the ceremony. Violinist was Liesl Schoenberger...
Roe - Thomasson (09/05/10)
(Please place with Roe - Jerden wedding. Brides are sisters.) Rebecca Suzanne Roe and Matthew Cullen Thomasson were married Oct. 10, 2009, at St. John Catholic Church in Leopold, Mo. The Rev. John Harth performed the ceremony. Organist was Geri Beussink of Jackson, and soloist was Mike Kohlfeld of Cape Girardeau...
Zoellner - Romann (09/05/10)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Lanae Catherine Zoellner and Nicholas Joseph Romann were married Jan. 30, 2010, at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Perryville. The Rev. Joe Williams performed the ceremony. Music was by the Kinnison Family of Perryville...
Koenig - Tubandt (09/05/10)
Nicole Marie Koenig and Rick Tubandt were married March 13, 2010, at Lord of Life Lutheran Church in Elkhorn, Neb. The Rev. David Linkugel performed the ceremony. Pianist was Janet Macklem of Elkhorn. The bride is the daughter of Richard and Dorothy Koenig of Cape Girardeau. The groom is the son of Debra Hoffecker of Bloomfield Hills, Mich., and Alan Tubandt of Bath, Mich...
Smith - Bollinger (09/05/10)
Joe and Shele Smith of Paris, Mo., announce the engagement of their daughter, Hilary Smith, to Joshua Bollinger, both of Fulton, Mo. He is the son of David and Debra Bollinger of Jackson. Smith is a 2003 graduate of Paris High School. She received a bachelor of arts degree in psychology from the University of Missouri in 2007. She is an independent Mary Kay beauty consultant...
Thompson - Gendron (09/05/10)
Buzz and Linda Thompson of Jackson announce the engagement of their daughter, Kara Marie Thompson, to Brandon Paul Gendron. He is the son of Rodney and Denise Gendron of Jackson. Thompson is a 2005 graduate of Jackson High School. She received a bachelor's degree in interior design from Southeast Missouri State University in 2009. She is an interior designer with Drury Southwest Inc. in Cape Girardeau...
Sawyer - Elliott (09/05/10)
Art and Cathy Hartle of Millersville announce the engagement of their daughter, Rhonda Renee Sawyer, to Jeffrey Shane Elliott, both of Jackson. He is the son of Paul Elliott of Whitewater and Ronnie and Jackie Crittendon of Kennett, Mo. Sawyer is a graduate of Jackson High School. She is a respiratory therapist in Cape Girardeau...
Koch - Schlosser (09/05/10)
Kent and Tonya Koch of Whitewater announce the engagement of their daughter, Logan Danielle Koch, to Derrick Richard Schlosser. He is the son of Rick and Karen Schlosser of Scott City. Koch is a graduate of Jackson High School, and a 2008 graduate of Trendsetters School of Cosmetology. She is a licensed cosmetologist at Hair Clips Family Hair Care in Jackson...
Phares - Lage (09/05/10)
Patrick Phares and Martha Phares of Normal, Ill., announce the engagement of their daughter, Alyssa Susan Phares, to Jeffrey Daniel Lage, both of Cape Girardeau. He is the son of Dori Lage of Cape Girardeau, and the late Wally Lage. Phares received a bachelor of science degree in historic preservation from Southeast Missouri State University. She is a second semester graduate student at Savannah College of Art and Design. She is employed at the Southeast Missourian...
Weiss - 50 years (09/05/10)
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Weiss of Cape Girardeau celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception Aug. 28, 2010, at First Church of the Nazarene. Hosts were their children and grandchildren. Weiss and Barbara Burton were married Aug. 26, 1960, at First Church of the Nazarene, by the Rev. Fred Hartman. Their attendants were Mary Francis Lowes and Rex Howard Hahn...
Combs - 60 Years (09/05/10)
Mr. and Mrs. Vance Combs of Cape Girardeau celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a family trip to the Branson, Mo., area. Combs and Evelyn June Hunt were married April 23, 1950, at First Baptist Church in Wellsville, Mo., by the Rev. Oscar Rush. Their attendants were Carrie Carr and Jebbi Rush...
Schreiner - 50 Years (09/05/10)
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Schreiner of Jackson celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a dinner June 27, 2010, at Jackson Senior Center. Hosts were their children and grandchildren. Schreiner and Norma Rauss were married June 26, 1960, at Salem Lutheran Church in Farrar, Mo...
Wildman - 40 Years (09/05/10)
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Wildman of Cape Girardeau celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary Aug. 29, 2010. Wildman and Norma Talley were married Aug. 29, 1970, at First Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau. The Rev. Coy Statler, uncle of the bride, performed the ceremony...
Cape Girardeau fire report 9/5/10 (09/05/10)
Firefighters responded to the following calls Thursday:...
Cape Girardeau police report 9/5/10 (09/05/10)
DWIs The Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. DWI The Department of Public Safety released the following item. Theft...
Jackson police/fire report 9/5/10 (09/05/10)
The Jackson Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. Thefts FIRE Firefighters responded to the following call Thursday:...
Out of the past 9/5/10 (09/05/10)
On a split vote yesterday, the Cape Girardeau City Council granted a retail liquor-by-the-drink license for a proposed tavern at 632 Broadway, despite the objections of a nearby bridal shop operator; the council approved the liquor request of Paul L. Weiss, doing business as Corky's...
School menus 9-7 to 9-10 (09/05/10)
Sept. 6-10 MONDAY--No classes at all schools. Cape Girardeau Elementary TUESDAY--Crispito with nacho cheese sauce or turkey & cheese on bun, corn, pears. WEDNESDAY--Breaded pork chop with brown gravy or ham & cheese on bun, whipped potatoes, gravy, garlic breadstick, cinnamon applesauce...
The Great Depression versus today's recession? (09/05/10)
By Jack H. Knowlan Sr. Although there are a lot of similarities between the Great Depression (1928-1940) and the current recession, there are also some big differences. I firmly believe that both President Bush and President Obama studied the Hoover and Roosevelt days and tried to use some of their strategies, some of which worked and some of which failed...
Labor Day (09/05/10)
The first Labor Day celebration was in New York City in 1882 and was organized by the Central Labor Union. Right off the bat, the holiday was associated with the first Monday in September. Other cities began to pass ordinances declaring a Labor Day holiday, and then state legislatures began adopting the holiday. By 1894, 31 states were setting aside the first Monday in September for Labor Day. That year, Congress made Labor Day a holiday in the District of Columbia and U.S. territories...
Concerns about elk proposal (09/05/10)
As reported by the Southeast Missourian, I attended the public meeting held in Van Buren to discuss the Missouri Department of Conservation's proposal to reintroduce elk in Missouri. Missouri Farm Bureau's concerns pertain to public safety, property damage and disease. Elk will cross roads both in and outside the designated area. There is no doubt that elk will migrate. The question is how many and how far? Hay, alfalfa and other crops will be foraged...
Speak Out 9/5/10 (09/05/10)
THE conservative commentator George Will said recently that pollsters are missing something. Election results like those in Alaska in the GOP primary tell us that polls may be virtually meaningless this year. He said the anti-incumbency feeling is at a fever pitch...
Prayer 9/5/10 (09/05/10)
Send your blessings, O God, on all who labor honestly and justly. Amen.
WEIGHT LOSS CHALLENGE (09/05/10)
How would you like to lose weght and have a chance to win cash--- up to $500.00 in the process. Come to the Bollinger County Library on Saturday morning September 11 at 9:30 am to join in on the fun. There will be a $25.00 entry fee with all fees being paid out in cash prizes to the three people who lose the highest percentage of body weight during the 12 week class.There will also be a cash prize to the person who loses the most inches during the classes. (must be 4 seperate winners)...
radiant blue (09/05/10)
Alley Springs in Missouri.
Coming in for a landing (09/05/10)
This brave hummingbird landed on my finger to drink from the feeder.
Brave Little Hummingbird (09/05/10)
One hummingbird sat on my finger while another watched nervously.
Hummingbird (09/05/10)
Thirsty hummingbird!
Fire tornado (09/05/10)
a fire tornado
Benton Neighborhood Day (09/05/10)
Meet Dusty, one of our K-9 members with Scott County Search and Rescue K-9 unit, enjoying the kids at the Benton Neighbor Day. The unit enjoys taking the dogs to community events, the kids enjoy the dogs and as Dusty makes it very clear,the dogs love it! Thank you Benton for inviting us to share your day!...
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