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Stories from Sunday, September 12, 2010

Remembrance, peace are themes at local Sept. 11 memorial events (09/12/10)
Addressing a crowd of about 50 members of the Marine Corps League, firefighters, police officers and spectators Saturday, Cape Girardeau Mayor Harry Rediger reflected on the events of Sept. 11, 2001. "We can all remember where we were and what we were doing on that fateful morning," Rediger said to the group assembled near the replica of the Statue of Liberty at Capaha Park's Freedom Corner. ...
Air quality committee preparing for possible stricter emissions standards (09/12/10)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Members of the Southeast Missouri Regional Planning and Economic Development Commission's air quality committee are preparing for the possibility of stricter federal emissions standards, expected to be announced next month.
Teen in Labor Day accident on U.S. 60 dies (09/12/10)
A Poplar Bluff, Mo., teen has died as a result of injuries she received in an 18-car pile up on U.S. 60 on Monday. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report, 18-year-old Jaclyn K. King was a passenger in a 1997 Mitsubishi driven by Aaron S. Hamlin, 17, of Kennett, Mo. Hamlin received moderate injuries. King was taken from the scene by helicopter to Saint Francis Medical Center where she died at 12:30 p.m. Saturday...
Collectors roll out antique tractors for SEMO District Fair (09/12/10)
A collection of tractors spanning from turn-of-the-century engines to more modern machines stood at the north end of the fairgrounds at the SEMO District Fair. "Right now, there's about 85 big tractors out here," Bob Haggett with Egypt Mills Antique Tractor Club said Saturday. "That's not counting the lawn tractors we have as well. We normally have around 105 big tractors; a lot of them are still coming in at this point."...
Students get history lesson from Moving Wall in Sikeston (09/12/10)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Some history lessons don't come in a textbook. Seventh and eighth grade students from St. Eustachius Catholic School in Portageville joined other volunteers in setting up the Moving Wall Thursday through a light mist of rain, the Sikeston Standard Democrat reported...
Jackson police make drug bust while assisting children's division (09/12/10)
An assist call by the Jackson Police Department led the arrest of three adults on drug charges Thursday. According to a news release issued Friday, police assisted the Missouri Children's Division on a follow-up call in the 1200 block of Brandom Street in Jackson, where officers located drug paraphernalia in the home upon arrival. ...
Cape Girardeau man killed in mowing accident Thursday (09/12/10)
A Cape Girardeau man died Thursday from injuries he received in a lawn mowing accident. According to Cape Girardeau County Coroner John Clifton, Glen Sinclair, 61, was using a bush-hog rotary mower when the mower bumped against a home on Faithful Drive. Sinclair was found minutes after the accident with the mower partially on top of his body. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements...
Local traffic only begins Monday on Fountain, Good Hope and Morgan Oak streets (09/12/10)
Beginning Monday, drivers will need to consider alternate routes around Fountain, Good Hope and Morgan Oak streets in Cape Girardeau, according to a news release from the Cape Girardeau city government. Contractor Nip Kelley Equipment Company is beginning phase two of street and roundabout construction for the Fountain Street extension project, the news release said. ...
Duo stops in Cape during trip down Mississippi for charity (09/12/10)
Food pantry hosts open house to show off bigger space (09/12/10)
Sister Lucille Zerr, SSND, is one of about 20 volunteers at the St. Mary Cathedral and Old St. Vincent Church Food Pantry who hosted an open house Saturday at their new facility at 134 S. Sprigg St. The pantry served 955 people last month and that number is expected to grow since the pantry's new location is more visible, said volunteer Donnie Shuck. ...
Repairs continue on Route U in Bollinger County (09/12/10)
Route U from County Road 452 to Highway 34.in Bollinger County will be closed Monday while Missouri Department of Transportation crews replace a pipe beneath the roadway. Weather permitting, the work will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The work zone will be marked with signs. Motorist are urged to use caution while traveling in the area. For more information, contact the MoDOT Customer Service Center at 888-275-6636...
Club news 9-12 (09/12/10)
The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 63 met Aug. 11. Catherine Allison and Shirley Young were hostesses for the luncheon prior to our meeting. The Rev. Terry Wildman of Shelter of Hope was presented with fourteen handmade quilts assembled by several of our members, and also given numerous cans of soup, all to provide warmth and food for the homeless...
ATF develops portrait of museum's mummy (09/12/10)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Thanks to an unusual pairing of forensics and art, and a tool normally reserved for tracking down criminals, there's now a facial image to go along with a tightly wrapped 2,500-year-old mummy at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art...
Makers of Tums celebrate 80 years of business (09/12/10)
ST. LOUIS -- If you've ever popped a tablet for a tummy ache, chances are it was made in Missouri. For decades, Tums has rolled off billions of antacid tablets from its red brick building at 320 S. Broadway in St. Louis, where 99.9 percent of the world's Tums supply is produced. September marks the 80th anniversary of Tums' production at the five-story plant that nearly stretches a city block across from Busch Stadium...
Number of Americans in poverty on track to post record increase (09/12/10)
WASHINGTON -- The number of people in the U.S. who are in poverty is on track for a record increase on President Barack Obama's watch, with the ranks of working-age poor approaching 1960s levels that led to the war on poverty. Census figures for 2009 are to be released in the coming week, and demographers expect grim findings...
New rules would mean fewer hours for sleepy pilots (09/12/10)
WASHINGTON -- Work hours would be shortened for pilots who fly at night while some pilots who fly during the day could spend more time in the cockpit under a government proposal to help prevent fatigue. The Federal Aviation Administration plan is an attempt to overhaul pilot work rules to reflect current scientific understanding of how fatigue affects human performance and prevent errors that cause accidents...
First living Afghan war veteran to receive highest military honor (09/12/10)
DES MOINES, Iowa -- A 25-year-old soldier from Iowa who exposed himself to enemy gunfire to try to save two fellow soldiers will become the first living service member from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq to receive the Medal of Honor, the White House said Friday...
Sept. 11 events go on in shadow of furor (09/12/10)
NEW YORK -- Family members of Sept. 11 victims recited loved ones' names through tears on the ninth anniversary of the attacks Saturday, avoiding direct mention of the political furor centered two blocks from ground zero as demonstrations began over the mosque planned for the spot...
Military sponsoring research on secrets of fireflies, others (09/12/10)
NEW LONDON, Conn. -- Someday, the secrets of fireflies or glowing sea plankton could save an American soldier in battle, a Navy SEAL on a dive or a military pilot landing after a mission. That's the hope behind a growing field of military-sponsored research into bioluminescence, a phenomenon that's under the microscope in laboratories around the country...
Fire managers confident Colo. wildfire won't spread (09/12/10)
BOULDER, Colo. -- Fire managers are confident they've stopped a wildfire burning in the Colorado foothills from spreading, but people who live in the blaze's path still didn't know Saturday when they would be able to return to their homes -- or what remains of them...
Flood victims celebrate festival in tents (09/12/10)
MUZAFFARGARH, Pakistan -- Millions of Pakistani flood victims celebrated Islam's most joyous festival in donated tents and makeshift shelters on Saturday as the country's leaders -- criticized for an inadequate response to the disaster -- pledged more aid...
Woman caught in middle of Iran's power struggle (09/12/10)
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Iran's start-and-stop announcements over the release of one of three detained Americans add up to a distinct message: President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad still has a fight on his hands within the ruling ranks. The confusing signals over the fate of 31-year-old Sarah Shourd -- whose planned Saturday release was personally backed by Ahmadinejad -- underscore the wider backlash to efforts at expanding his powers and sway over internal policies and Iran's foreign affairs, analysts say.. ...
Greek protesters confront government on economy (09/12/10)
THESSALONIKI, Greece -- Greece's prime minister promised Saturday to lower corporate taxes to help revive the debt-plagued country's shrinking economy, while thousands of protesters marched -- mostly peacefully -- against the government's harsh austerity measures...
Central football team dominates time of possession in lopsided win (09/12/10)
Central's offense hogged the ball during Saturday's game at Houck Stadium. The Tigers never allowed Obion County's offense to find a rhythm because the Rebels rarely possessed the ball. Central used 76 offensive plays to chew up the clock and overwhelm the visitors from Tennessee 46-13...
Scott City volleyball team exacts revenge vs. ND to claim title (09/12/10)
Scott City defeated Notre Dame 2-1 to capture the SEMO Spike volleyball tournament championship.
High school roundup: Saxony girls cross country runners capture title (09/12/10)
All the scores from Saturday that were reported to the Southeast Missourian.
Defense lifts Jackson past North County football team (09/12/10)
The Jackson football team surpassed its win total from all of last season Friday night. Defense was the primary reason. The Indians not only notched their first shutout since 2007 with a 17-0 victory over visiting North County, their defense also accounted for the game's first points...
St. Vincent football team steamrolls Missouri Military 47-0 (09/12/10)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- St. Vincent junior Taylor Sauer scored a touchdown and played some quarterback Friday. Neither was expected. He even was forced to change jerseys at halftime. That's what happens when you go from being the center to under center...
Scott City's ground game stalls vs. East Prairie in football showdown (09/12/10)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Led by senior running back Garett Schaefer, Scott City had rumbled for nearly 700 yards rushing in its first two games of the season. The Rams' running game found a new gear -- reverse -- against East Prairie on Friday night...
High school roundup: Chaffee's running attack quiet in loss (09/12/10)
All the scores from Friday that were reported to the Southeast Missourian.
Redhawks rein in Racers for OVC football win (09/12/10)
MURRAY, Ky. -- Southeast Missouri State had not won its Ohio Valley Conference opener since 2004 and had not won a road game since 2008. The Redhawks ended both droughts Saturday night with a 30-17 victory over longtime nemesis Murray State. "It feels good," said junior quarterback Matt Scheible, who keyed Southeast's offense with his legs and arm by rushing for a career-high 134 yards on 16 carries and passing for another 140 yards. "It was a great team effort in all phases...
Southeast QB crosses 100-yard rushing mark in football win (09/12/10)
MURRAY, Ky. -- Southeast Missouri State junior quarterback Matt Scheible has been among the Ohio Valley Conference's top running quarterbacks since his freshman year. But Scheible never had reached the 100-yard rushing mark until Saturday night, when his all-around brilliant performance helped the Redhawks beat host Murray State 30-17 in the OVC opener for both teams...
Area digest 9/12/10 (09/12/10)
Puxico native Jim Bain, who began his officiating career in Southeast Missouri, will be inducted today into the FIBA Hall of Fame in Istanbul, Turkey. Bain officiated in the Missouri Valley Conference, Big Ten Conference and worked 18 NCAA tournaments from 1971 to 1990. He served as supervisor of officials and coordinator of men's basketball officials at the Missouri Valley Conference from 1991 to 2009...
Coors Light Trail of Tears triathlon results (09/12/10)
Jonathan Shearon placed first in the Cape Girardeau Parks and Recreation Department's Coors Light Trail of Tears Triathlon at Trail of Tears State Park on Saturday. The course consisted of a 700-meter swim in Lake Boutin, a 15-mile bike ride and 3.1-mile run, which Shearon covered in 1 hour, 3 minutes, 37.55 seconds. He finished the swim in 8:17.30, the bike in 35:49.40 and the run in 18:26.30...
Cards fall on walk-off homer (09/12/10)
ATLANTA -- Alex Gonzalez got the fly ball he wanted. It was just a bonus that the drive cleared the left-field wall. Gonzalez hit a three-run homer in the 12th inning and the Atlanta Braves beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 on Saturday to move into a tie for the NL East lead...
No. 1 pick Bradford faces tough test in debut (09/12/10)
ST. LOUIS -- The Sam Bradford era trumpets at least a temporary end to fan indifference. The St. Louis Rams are a sellout for the season opener. "We have a new face of the franchise," Rams defensive tackle Clifton Ryan said. "I think he's going to lead us in the right direction."...
Pet of the week (09/12/10)
Pet name: Kodi Owner: Sandra Kay Schumer Favorite activity: Running through the flowers and chasing rabbits. ...
FYI 9/12/10 (09/12/10)
The First General Baptist Church is launching a new off-campus ministry in an attempt to reach the unchurched of the area or those intimidated by a large worship hall. The church will host Vantage Point at 11:15 a.m. Sundays, starting today, at the Osage Community Centre. A core group from the church will attend and welcome people to the casual service...
Experiencing the unknown is a constant part of life (09/12/10)
The baby starts to crawl. Eventually, he walks. He falls and picks himself up or lies there and cries. He's trying something new and outside his comfort zone. A child begins kindergarten. Often he's frightened, like a little bird learning to fly. He's forced to let go and enter that strange scary world of the unknown. Is anything without some amount of stress at the beginning?...
Be prepared for whatever comes next (09/12/10)
"What's next?" That was the question my children asked leaving an amusement park after being tossed upside-down, rolled, splashed and dunked. A whole day of fun, and the question was "what's next?" With Labor Day past, I find myself asking that same question. Summer was exciting and exhausting, but I want to know what's next, too...
American Legion Auxiliary Unit 63 donates quilts to Shelter of Hope (09/12/10)
The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 63 donated 14 handmade quilts to the Shelter of Hope in Cape Girardeau at a recent meeting. The members of the Auxiliary Unit said that they are always trying to find ways to reach out to the community. They said they wanted to do something for the Shelter of Hope, because they knew the emergency needs of the shelter. ...
Wedding cake tips (09/12/10)
Even the smallest sweet tooth appreciates a great wedding cake. The centerpiece of the reception, your wedding cake should reflect your tastes, tie into the theme and, of course, taste great. Here are tips from the pros at TheKnot.com and chow.com to save money and make sure you love your cake...
A divine encounter: The Rev. Adrian Taylor Jr. had his first encounter with God at 17 (09/12/10)
The Rev. Adrian Taylor Jr. of the Lighthouse International Ministries Church in Cape Girardeau had a unique experience when he was preparing for his senior year in high school. Most students his age would be focused on what college to attend or what their final year in school would be like, but Taylor was more focused on the assignment he had been given by God. ...
Adopt Lex (09/12/10)
Lex is a 1-year-old tabby-and-white cat. He is extremely sweet. Lex is neutered and up-to-date on shots. For more information, contact Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Adopt Lilly (09/12/10)
Lilly is 6 years old. She has already been spayed and declawed and is litter trained and micro-chipped. She is wonderful with children. For more information, contact the Humane Society at 334-5837. ...
Tips for coping with an empty nest (09/12/10)
Cooking breakfast and watching sports. Many individuals may consider these to be common activities. But for newly empty-nest mother Tammy Rowland these two activities are the things she aches for the most. Rowland, a Charleston, Mo., resident and mother of two, recently became an empty-nester in August when her eldest son left to attend New York University tax law program and her youngest son began his freshman year at the University of Mississippi...
Lost war medal found in pig pen, returned to family (09/12/10)
CARDWELL, Mo. -- The family of Homer J. Moore of Cardwell had always wondered what happened to the Purple Heart he received for bravery in World War II. According to his family, it's been missing for more than 60 years. Recently, their days of wondering came to an end when Chris Martin, an 18-year-old senior at Southland High School, found the long lost medal underneath the mud in the FFA pig pens behind the high school. How it got there nobody knows...
I do, and I'll do it myself: DIY weddings abound (09/12/10)
After the I dos and 'til death do us parts, they're the two little words every bride waits to hear on her wedding day: "How creative!" At least, that's what I wanted to hear after I got married last year before 90 guests in an outdoor ceremony at an antebellum mansion in downtown Memphis, Tenn...
Red paper wasps harmless unless provoked (09/12/10)
Pictured here is a red paper wasp, one of 22 species of paper wasps known to exist in North America. Paper wasps are so called because they build paper nests. I once observed one carefully cutting away small shreds of bark from a cedar tree for nest building. Hornets and yellow jackets also belong to the paper wasp family...
Ina Clampitt (09/12/10)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Ina Jean Clampitt of Perryville died Sept. 10, 2010, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was 61. She was born Jan. 6, 1949, at Perry County, daughter of the late John Wilburn and Zella Cordile Kennon Clampitt. Survivors include three sisters, Viola (Cecil) Darnell of Poplar Bluff, Mo., Doris Ruessler and Melba (Charles) Funke, all of Perryville, Mo.; four nephews; and six nieces...
Glen Sinclair (09/12/10)
Glen Alan Sinclair, 61, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010, at 175 Faithful Drive in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 25, 1949, at Boston, to John and Elsie Barnes Sinclair. He and Joyce H. Anderson were married Dec. 1, 1984, at Cape Girardeau...
Wilburn Lomax (09/12/10)
Wilburn Riggs Lomax, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Bruce Nall (09/12/10)
Bruce Nall, 61, of St. Louis, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010. Arrangements are pending at Ford and Sons Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
Franklin Bollinger (09/12/10)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Franklin W. Bollinger, 85, of Sedgewickville died Sept. 10, 2010, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 5, 1925, at Millersville, son of Henry J. and Ethel H. Ellis Bollinger. He and Blanche L. Ramsey were married June 17, 1951, at Farmington, Mo...
Diana Burroughs (09/12/10)
Diana Gail Burroughs (nee O'Howell) of St. Peters, Mo., passed away peacefully on Sept. 7, 2010, at the age of 68. Dear wife of Edwin J. Burroughs; loving mother of Christine (Bill) Tiefenbrunn and Vicki Burroughs; "Granner" to Kennedy Tiefenbrunn; dear daughter of the late Anna O'Howell; sister to Elinor Smyers and the late Ray O'Howell; dear aunt, great-aunt, cousin and friend to many. She will be missed by all...
Addie Cowger (09/12/10)
Addie Edwardean Cowger, 92, died at 2:41 a.m. Sept. 11, 2010, at the home of her daughter, Dolly Davalt in Advance, Mo. Addie was born Feb. 9, 1918, at Lamar, Ark., daughter of the late Robert Petty Harris and Effie Mae Pearson Harris. She was a member of Shady Acres Church of Christ in Sikeston, Mo...
Births 9/12/10 (09/12/10)
Twin son and daughter to Cole David and Shawna Nicole Huber of St. Mary, Mo., Saint Francis Medical Center, Friday, Aug. 6, 2010. Jace Michael was born at 5:31 p.m. and weighed 4 pounds, 12 ounces. Khloe Nicole was born at 5:32 p.m. and weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces. ...
Weiss - Richardson (09/12/10)
Jennifer Marie Weiss and Dustin James Richardson were united in marriage June 12, 2010, at New McKendree United Methodist Church in Jackson. The Rev. Jimmie Corbin performed the ceremony. Organist was Linda Thompson of Jackson. Chris and Lesa Weiss of Jackson are parents of the bride. The groom is the son of Dan and Cristy Richardson III of Cape Girardeau...
Toon - May (09/12/10)
Sandra Toon of Hoffman, Ill., and David Toon of Boston, Mass., announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura Ashley Toon, to Donald Lawrence May III. He is the son of Donald and Mary Jo May of Centralia, Ill. Toon is a 2005 graduate of Carlyle High School, and 2009 graduate of Southeast Missouri State University. She is a personal banker at US Bank in Ladue, Mo...
Boyd - Cato (09/12/10)
John and Cathy Boyd of Jackson announce the engagement of their daughter, Loren Nicole Catherine Boyd, to Nicholas Scott Cato, both of Cape Girardeau. He is the son of Debra Cato of St. Louis and Robert K. Cato of DeSoto, Mo. Boyd received a bachelor of fine arts degree in art, with an emphasis in graphic design, from Southeast Missouri State University. She is employed at Idyllic Enterprises in Scott City...
Yount - 67 years (09/12/10)
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Yount of Cape Girardeau recently celebrated their 67th wedding anniversary with a dinner and family weekend. Yount and Mildred Ketcherside were married Aug. 25, 1943, in Leadwood, Mo., while Cpl. Yount was home on furlough with the U.S. Army during World War II...
Schmidt - 54 Years (09/12/10)
Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Schmidt of Cape Girardeau celebrated their 54th wedding anniversary with a dinner Aug. 22, 2010, at the Old Brick House in Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Hosts were their children. Schmidt and Doris Saupe were married Aug. 25, 1956, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Shawneetown...
Cape Girardeau police report 9/12/10 (09/12/10)
The Cape Girardeau Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. DWI The Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. DWIs...
Out of the past 9/12/10 (09/12/10)
The first of three "big name" entertainers takes the stage at the SEMO District Fair in the evening; Waylon Jennings and Jessie Colter appear in two shows; attendance was about 13,500 yesterday, down a bit from the same day at last year's fair. Between $200 and $300 and 28 tickets for the Marine Band concert to help the Central High School Marching Band raise money to perform in the Fiesta Bowl were stolen from the school Monday as the band marched in the SEMO District Fair parade...
School menus for 9-13 to 9-17 (09/12/10)
Sept. 13-17 Cape Girardeau Elementary MONDAY--Corn dog or ham & cheese on bun, corn, pears, vanilla wafers. TUESDAY--Cheeseburger or turkey & cheese on bun, fries, grapes. WEDNESDAY--Ravioli or ham & cheese on bun, green beans, hot roll, pineapple...
Plant expansions (09/12/10)
As the U.S. economy slowly recovers, three Southeast Missouri industries have provided some bright spots in recent days. The Sabreliner and Noranda projects are being helped by incentives from Missouri, and Gov. Jay Nixon was on hand at both plants for the expansion announcements...
Speak Out 9/12/10 (09/12/10)
IN response to the obituary for Dr. Gary Kielhofner: I had the greatest opportunity to meet Dr. Kielhofner as a student in Perth, Australia. He was such a charismatic man who spoke passionately. His death is a great loss to the world. We will make sure his work lives on. Condolences to his family...
Prayer 9/12/10 (09/12/10)
We lift our voices in praise to you, O God, and ask for your mercy and blessings. Amen.
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