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Autopsy results confirm North Lilbourn shooter committed suicide (09/21/10)
LILBOURN - An autopsy conducted Monday afternoon has determined a North Lilbourn resident apparently killed himself after wounding another man Sunday evening, the Sikeston Standard Democrat reported. New Madrid County Coroner Jim McSpadden reported Lonnie B. Moore, 56, died from a small-caliber gunshot wound to the head. Moore was a city councilman in North Lilbourn...
A growing field: Southeast's Department of Agriculture enrollment rises with changing agribusiness demands (09/21/10)
Jordan Reno didn't grow up on a farm, but she was raised on agriculture in small-town Missouri. "In East Prairie, that's about all anybody does, is farm," Reno said. By the time she started working at an ag services firm in high school, Reno was hooked on the business of agriculture...
Cape council sets special casino meeting; Tracy voices opposition (09/21/10)
With a deadline less than two weeks away, the Cape Girardeau City Council will take a final look at its casino data at a special meeting Wednesday night, as well as try to settle on a list of projects that could be paid for with $1 million in land-sale proceeds...
Academic Hall's auditorium closed due to structural problems (09/21/10)
The auditorium of Southeast Missouri State University's Academic Hall has been ordered closed until further notice due to structural concerns.
Trial date set in Cape Girardeau murder case (09/21/10)
A Cape Girardeau murder case will go before a panel of Pemiscot County jurors at the courthouse in Jackson in August, Circuit Judge William L. Syler decided Monday. The defendant, Ryan Patterson, is accused of killing Jamie Lynn Orman, her son Derrick and unborn child Oct. 27...
State commission stops in Cape, listens to speakers in favor of keeping tax credits (09/21/10)
More than a dozen speakers asked the state to continue offering tax incentives for social services, low-income housing and historic preservation during the Missouri Tax Credit Review Commission's meeting Monday at the River Campus. The review commission was appointed by Gov. Jay Nixon in July to examine the state's 61 tax credit programs and make recommendations on which programs to cut or eliminate in light of the state's declining revenue...
Jackson officials OK snow route ordinance (09/21/10)
A new snow route ordinance passed by the Jackson Board of Aldermen on Monday will prohibit the parking of motor vehicles, trailers and other conveyances along parts of 17 city streets during a snow removal proclamation. Any vehicle or trailer left on the street during a snow removal proclamation issued by the public works director is subject to towing at the discretion of police officers. ...
Cape Girardeau postal workers picket to save Saturday delivery (09/21/10)
In an effort to save Saturday mail delivery, members of the local American Postal Workers Union talked with customers and distributed fliers Monday at Cape Girardeau's downtown post office on Frederick Street.
Cape Girardeau City Council action 9/21/10 (09/21/10)
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Route N spur in Cape County reduced for pavement repairs (09/21/10)
Route N spur at Allenville will be reduced to one lane today while Missouri Department of Transportation crews overlay the roadway. This section of road is from County Road 402 to Route N. Weather permitting, the work will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The work zone will be marked with signs. Motorists are urged to use caution while traveling near the area. For more information, contact the MoDOT Customer Service Center at 888-275-6636...
Route N spur in Bollinger County closed for drainage repairs (09/21/10)
Route N spur in Bollinger County at Leopold, Mo., will be closed today while the Missouri Department of Transportation crews make drainage repairs. The section of road is from County Road 402 to Route N. Weather permitting, the work will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The work zone will be marked with signs. Motorists are urged to use caution while traveling near the area. For more information, contact the MoDOT Customer Service Center at 888-275-6636...
One dead, one wounded after Southeast Missouri shooting (09/21/10)
LILBOURN, Mo. -- One person was dead Monday morning and a second in critical condition following a shooting in North Lilbourn Sunday evening. The Sikeston Standard Democrat reported that New Madrid County Sheriff Terry Stevens said his officers were called to 11 Providence St. in North Lilbourn at 8:11 p.m. Officers initially believed a man involved in a shooting had barricaded himself in the home...
Sikeston man killed in weekend car accident (09/21/10)
SIKESTON, Mo. - A Sikeston man is dead after a single vehicle accident over the weekend. Just before 10 p.m. Saturday, the Sikeston Department of Public Safety responded to a one-vehicle accident on Route ZZ, west of U.S. 61. Officers found a vehicle that left the roadway and struck a tree. The driver, 44-year-old Paul Burks of Sikeston, was partially ejected...
Cape Girardeau County Commission rejects contract for counseling services (09/21/10)
The Cape Girardeau County Commission rejected a proposed contract with Regional Counseling and Employee Assistance Services, Inc., of Cape Girardeau to provide services to employees and their family members on a case-by-case basis. The county's current contract with the firm provides employee assistance services and training for all county employees and expires Dec. ...
Man arrested after bank robbery attempt in Sikeston (09/21/10)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- A man was arrested after attempting to rob a Sikeston bank on Friday. the Sikeston Standard Democrat reported. At 10:56 a.m., the Sikeston Department of Public Safety received a call from US Bank, 104 E. Center St., in reference to a man saying he was there to rob the bank...
Freedom Inc. endorses Carnahan for Senate (09/21/10)
Citing her record of standing up for Missouri's middle class, Freedom Inc. has endorsed Robin Carnahan for the U.S. Senate. Since 1962, Freedom Inc. has dedicated itself to fighting for equality and justice in the Kansas City community. In a news release, Freedom Inc. highlights Carnahan's record of returning more than $10 billion to consumers and saving small businesses nearly $12 billion...
Central's A+ program earns average grade (09/21/10)
Cape Girardeau Central High School's A+ program rates a C, according to an administrator. At Monday's Cape Girardeau School Board meeting, principal Mike Cowan offered his evaluation of the program, aimed at spurring academic achievement, good citizenship and student tutoring. Students who complete the program for three years earn free tuition and related expenses at a Missouri two-year college or technical college...
Wal-Mart plans to roll out smaller stores (09/21/10)
NEW YORK -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is planning an aggressive push into urban markets with a new small format that's a fraction of the size of its supercenters. The expansion, expected to be spelled out next month at the retailer's meeting with analysts in Bentonville, Ark., is aimed to pump up sluggish U.S. sales...
Panel: Recession ended in June '09 (09/21/10)
WASHINGTON -- It turns out the recession ended more than a year ago. The panel that determines the timing of recessions concluded Monday that this one ended -- technically, anyway -- in June 2009 and lasted 18 months. It was the longest since World War II...
Notre Dame swimmers defeat Jackson in dual meet (09/21/10)
All of the area high school results reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
Win boosts Redhawks in polls (09/21/10)
The Redhawks unofficially are ranked 32nd and 41st in the two major Division I-AA polls that were released Monday.
Mistakes loom large in Rams' 0-2 start (09/21/10)
St. Louis committed two personal fouls in Sunday's 16-14 loss to the Raiders
Cardinals get slammed in brief visit to Florida (09/21/10)
Carpenter yielded a grand slam during Monday's makeup game that ended with a 4-0 loss to the Marlins
ABC's 'Good Morning America' looks nationwide for advice guru (09/21/10)
NEW YORK -- ABC's "Good Morning America" said Monday it is starting a nationwide search for a "21st-century advice guru" who can offer perspective on vexing family or professional problems. The new advice expert, who would dispense answers on the air and through the morning show's website, is akin to a "Dear Abby" for TV, said Jim Murphy, executive producer of "Good Morning America." The show is accepting applications and will turn its search into part of the show, he said...
Improving balance can help prevent falls, injuries (09/21/10)
The fall season starts this week -- in more ways than one, as medical professionals gear up for more injuries caused by falling. Each year, more than one-third of adults 65 and older get hurt from slipping and falling, according to Show-Me Falls-Free Missouri, the state coalition tied to the national fall awareness campaign. The agency reports that falls are the leading cause of injury deaths among older adults...
Gluten-free is the latest diet trend, but weight-loss benefits are unclear (09/21/10)
Gwyneth Paltrow gushes over gluten-free. Chelsea Clinton's wedding cake was baked without gluten. The new Old Spice guy avoids the ubiquitous protein to help stay buff. In fact, odds are good you too have tried -- or at least encountered -- a product with the gluten removed...
Deborah Fisher (09/21/10)
Deborah Fisher, 59, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Sept. 17, 2010, at her home. Service will be private. Crain Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
James Alcorn (09/21/10)
James Powell Alcorn, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Sept. 19, 2010, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to service time Wednesday at Ruegg Funeral Home in Greenville, Mo. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with Dan Ross officiating. Burial will be in Greenville Cemetery...
Mary Rector (09/21/10)
ANNA, Ill. -- Mary D. Rector, 77, of Anna died Sunday, Sept. 19, 2010, at Anna Rehab and Nursing Center. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Wednesday at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Anna. Graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Anna Cemetery, with the Rev. Bobby Richardson officiating...
Eunice Seabaugh (09/21/10)
Eunice U. Seabaugh, 88, of Warrenton, Mo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, passed away at her home Friday, Sept. 17, 2010. Eunice was born to William and Mary Ethel Shoate Burke Feb. 7, 1922, in Lilbourn, Mo. She was united in marriage to Elza Seabaugh Dec. 30, 1939, in Benton, Mo. He preceded her in death July 22, 1991. They celebrated 51 years of marriage...
Births 9/21/10 (09/21/10)
Daughter to Spc. David Adam and Shelly Lynn Gibbs of Clarksville, Tenn., Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, 5:59 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010. Name, Lylah Elizabeth. Weight, 7 pounds, 7 ounces. Second daughter. Mrs. Gibbs is the former Shelly Beerman, daughter of John and Kathy Beerman of Whitewater, Wis. Gibbs is the son of Renae Gibbs and Garry and Susie Gibbs, all of Scott City. He is stationed with the U.S. Army in Fort Campbell, Ky...
Cape Girardeau police report 9/21/10 (09/21/10)
Cape Girardeau The Cape Girardeau Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. DWIs Arrests Summonses Assaults Thefts Property damage Miscellaneous...
Jackson police and fire report 9/21/10 (09/21/10)
POLICE The Jackson Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. Miscellaneous FIRE Firefighters responded to the following calls Monday:...
Out of the past 9/21/10 (09/21/10)
The Golden Eagles Marching Band at Southeast Missouri State University shows off its brand new "plumage" at the season's first home football game at Houck Stadium; members' new uniforms are red and gold; instead of incorporating an eagle on the uniform, they instead use an eagle's perch, the dome of Academic Hall...
Re-evaluate standards on Alzheimer's care (09/21/10)
Today, more than 5 million Americans face the challenges of Alzheimer's disease, more than 10 million caregivers serve them and a new diagnosis of the disease is being made every 70 seconds. By 2050, it's estimated that the number of those affected will triple, and a diagnosis will be made every 33 seconds...
To lighten your day (09/21/10)
Puns for educated minds. Written with a puncil. While in the punitentiary. 1. The fattest knight at King Arthur's round table was Sir Cumference. He acquired his size from too much pi. 2. I thought I saw an eye doctor on an Alaskan island, but it turned out to be an optical Aleutian...
Nell Holcomb (09/21/10)
The first 50 years of Nell Holcomb School in rural Cape Girardeau County were officially recognized Sunday. Former students and teachers gathered to reminisce and to celebrate the school's emphasis on a quality learning experience for the 300 students who currently attend classes for kindergarten through eighth grade...
Blasts from across the river (09/21/10)
A comment was made in Speak Out about people feeling the blasting at the quarry at Neelys Landing. To set the record straight, the quarry at Neelys Landing has a policy in force that states it will not blast before 12:30 p.m. With the current economic situation, we have been blasting less than once a week, more like once a month, and always in the afternoon...
Speak Out 9/21/10 (09/21/10)
LET me get this straight. Opponents of the new health care legislation want to be held hostage to the insurance companies to tell us not only who can have insurance but how much we must pay. My insurance premium continues to increase every year. Opponents to the health care bill apparently want to be held hostage by the drug companies who tell us how much we must pay for prescriptions. ...
Prayer 9/21/10 (09/21/10)
Thank you, O Lord, for carrying our weaknesses and bearing our sorrows. Amen.
Robin Carnahan holds Lobbyist Fundraiser (09/21/10)
After criticizing her opponent for lobbyist donations, Robin Carnahan held a big lobbyist fundraiser in Washington, DC today. Lobbyists attending include many from the insurance, financial and telecommunications industry. A large DC lawyer firm is sponsoring the fund-raiser which is no surprise as Carnahan receives more than 2 times as much campaign money from lawyers than does her opponent Roy Blunt...
LOJO Medical Mission Showcase (09/21/10)
On Friday, September 24 the Life of Jesus Organization will host a music showcase at the Dockside in downtown Cape to raise awareness. The event will feature a variety of local musical entertainment, including Dr. Sara Edgerton, from the Southeast University Music Department. She will be playing her cello along with student cello player, Jennifer Samuels. Additional entertainment will come from the vocal stylings of Angie Kapp, Julie Walker, Ryan Corn and Keesha Diaz...
Girardot Chapter IAAP Members Attend Leadership Workshop (09/21/10)
Seven members of Girardot Chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals recently attended a statewide Missouri Division Leadership Workshop. Representing Girardot Chapter were: Rhonda Zeilinger CPS/CAP (president); Doris Dumey CPS/CAP (vice president); Sandy Ortiz CPS (recording secretary); Brenda Glastetter CPS/CAP; Sherri Jenkins CPS/CAP; Debbie McKee CPS and Marie Steinhoff CPS...
Cong. Blunt Called To Return Gill Contributions (09/21/10)
As another one of Congressman Blunt's Friends Heads to Prison, Will He Return the Contributions? Today the Robin Carnahan campaign is calling on Congressman Blunt to return the $15,000 he has received from convicted felon Gladwin Gill. Gill pleaded guilty and was sentenced to prison on money laundering charges after funneling money through other donors to skirt campaign finance laws...
Grandma Schuler's Cardinal Paving Stone (09/21/10)
My family and I attended the Sept.5th Cardinal game versus the Reds. Carpenter pitched a gem and the Cards won 4-2. A wonderful happy day was had by all.
Trenton shows his Cardinal spirit (09/21/10)
A scene from the bleachers at Busch. Trenton loves his Granny Beth and Papa Tom and we are teaching him to love the Cardinals as well.
2nd place baby girl winner 10-12 months with dad (09/21/10)
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