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Some trying to sell canned pumpkin online after last year's bad harvest, but Sikeston retailers expecting no supply problems (09/26/10)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- They may not see it on their grocery store's shelf yet, but local consumers should be able to find canned pumpkin in time for the holidays. Libby canned pumpkin, which accounts for nearly 90 percent of the canned pumpkin sold in the United States from September through December, has been in short supply since its crop failure of 2009. Heavy rains throughout last year's harvest made it nearly impossible to pick pumpkins, according to Libby's website...
Student debt, loan default rates rising (09/26/10)
There aren't many spare hours in Nate Butler's day. The Southeast Missouri State University junior works about 15 hours a week in Campus Life and Event Services. He clocks another 20 hours in guest services at a Cape Girardeau hotel. This semester the computer networking major is taking 18 credits, a heavy course load by most academic measures. ...
Hunters boost Missouri Gun and Knife Show attendance (09/26/10)
If attendance at the weekend's Missouri Gun and Knife Show meets projections, part of the reason will be a large turnout of outdoor enthusiasts, one of the promoters of the event said. While the spring version of the semiannual event at the Show Me Center tends to draw more collectors, "the fall show is more for sportsmen," said J.D. King. "People are getting ready for the hunting season."...
Biehle restaurant repeatedly fails to complete drinking-water testing (09/26/10)
BIEHLE, Mo. -- Bill's Place, restaurant and bar in Biehle has repeatedly failed to complete drinking-water testing required by the state law, according to the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. The department requires all places that provide water for public consumption from their own well to test for bacteria at least once a month...
Missouri Gaming Commission lawyer replaced (09/26/10)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The top lawyer at the Missouri Gaming Commission has been replaced as the agency considers whom to award the state's final casino license. General Counsel Frank Jung told The Associated Press on Friday that he resigned under pressure. Jung says commission director Roger Stottlemyre told him that he had been told that Jung had to go. But Jung said Stottlemyre did not identify the source of the directive...
Cape Area Magnet endorses casino development (09/26/10)
Cape Girardeau Area Magnet is the latest local organization to support Isle of Capri's proposed $125 million casino development. "We believe Isle of Capri Casinos' project will provide our region with potentially the single largest economic development opportunity in over 40 years," Magnet executive director Mitch Robinson said Friday...
Southeast Missourian's Sullivan retiring after 45-year journalism career (09/26/10)
He has a borderline obsessive hatred of squirrels. He's also the rare lover of the much maligned fruitcake. He grew up in the Ozarks "over yonder," and once a year he tells anyone who'll listen to play golf downtown for a good cause. These are the types of things that Joe Sullivan has written about in his slice-of-life column, "River City Journal," for years...
Craftsmen, artists display work at Cat Ranch Roundup (09/26/10)
Highway 51 bridge to be inspected this week (09/26/10)
Highway 51 in Perry County will be reduced to one lane Wednesday while Missouri Department of Transportation crews perform a routine bridge inspection. The bridge is the bridge over the Mississippi River from McBride, Mo., to Chester, Ill. Weather permitting, the inspection will take place from noon to 4 p.m. The work zone will be marked with signs...
In federal court: Cape Girardeau man sentenced to 10 years on drug trafficking charges (09/26/10)
The following information was released Friday by the federal prosecutor's office for defendants appearing before U.S. District Judge Stephen N. Limbaugh Jr. SENTENCED Age: 30 Residence: Cape Girardeau Charge: One count of distribution of crack cocaine...
Pemiscot County I-55 ramp reduced for repair (09/26/10)
A ramp on northbound Interstate 55 in Pemiscot County will be reduced to one lane with a 10-foot width restriction while contractor crews perform pavement repairs. This section of roadway is the ramp from northbound I-55 to Highway 84 (Exit 19). Weather permitting, work will begin Oct. 8 at 6 a.m. and will be finished by 5:30 p.m. Oct. 22. The work zone will be marked with signs...
Ready to roll: Second annual Cotton Ramble will offer bicyclists three routes through Scott County (09/26/10)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Last year's Cotton Ramble was the first time Tom Hedrick had ever ridden in an organized bicycle ride. "And I had so much fun, I decided to do it again," he said. As of Wednesday, 98 people had signed up to participate in the second annual Cotton Ramble, planned for Oct. 9...
Show Me Day planned at SEMO (09/26/10)
Prospective Southeast Missouri State University students and their parents are invited to attend Show Me Day on Oct. 9 on Southeast's campus. "Show Me Day is an opportunity for individuals interested in Southeast to visit our campus and see the wide variety of academic programs and services we offer," said Danielle Alspaugh, associate director of admissions for operations...
Recorder candidate Clark holds fish fry (09/26/10)
Scott R. Clark, Republican candidate for Cape Girardeau County recorder of deeds, will host a fish fry from 4 to 6 p.m. today at Cape Girardeau County Park North, shelter eight. Cape Girardeau County residents are invited to attend the free event to meet Clark, other Republican candidates and current Republican officeholders...
Jackson mayor signs proclamation establishing Disability Awareness Week in Jackson (09/26/10)
In observance of the Jackson School District's "Everybody Counts" week in October, Jackson Mayor Barbara Lohr signed a proclamation Friday making Oct. 4-8 Disability Awareness Week in Jackson. Republican state Rep. Scott Lipke also signed a resolution from the Missouri House of Representatives making the same designation...
Club news 9-26 (09/26/10)
The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 63 met Sept. 8 at the Post home with 20 members in attendance. Jane Stepens, Madeline Hente and Jackie Lowes were hostesses for lunch prior to the meeting. Frieda Howard won the monthly drawing...
Illinois sheriff convicted of drug trafficking (09/26/10)
BENTON, Ill. -- An Illinois sheriff was convicted of trafficking marijuana and plotting to kill two people who planned to testify against him -- finally giving county officials an opening to fire him from a job he steadfastly refused to leave...
Missouri State sets fall enrollment record (09/26/10)
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The Missouri State University system is reporting a record enrollment of 23,092 students this fall. Last year's total was 22,938. The university said in a news release that it's the fifth year in a row enrollment has increased. Missouri State is the second largest university in Missouri...
Third-party candidates could tip close congressional and gubernatorial races (09/26/10)
WASHINGTON -- Whether they are sore losers or never-say-die patriots, third-party candidates threaten to tip a handful of congressional and gubernatorial races to contenders who otherwise might have lost this fall. Nine-term Rep. Mike Castle of Delaware is the third prominent Republican to consider a third-party bid this year after a suffering a setback at the hands of tea-party-backed conservatives...
White House moves to block lawsuit for cleric tied to al-Qaida (09/26/10)
WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration on Saturday invoked the state secrets privilege which would kill a lawsuit on behalf of U.S.-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, an alleged terrorist said to be targeted for death or capture under a U.S. government program...
BP fund administrator promises bigger, faster claims (09/26/10)
NEW ORLEANS -- Victims of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill should start getting bigger payments faster, the administrator of the fund set up to help them said Saturday. Kenneth Feinberg said he was responding to criticism from residents and businesses...
China now world's No. 2 economy but still gets foreign aid (09/26/10)
BEIJING -- China spent tens of billions of dollars on a dazzling 2008 Olympics. It has sent astronauts into space. It recently became the world's second-largest economy. Yet it gets more than $2.5 billion a year in foreign government aid -- and taxpayers and lawmakers in donor countries are increasingly asking why...
Opportunistic Chaffee punches rival Rams (09/26/10)
After 21 losses in a row the Red Devils have beaten the Rams three of the past four years, including Friday night's convincing 27-13 road win.
St. Vincent football defeats St. Pius at homecoming (09/26/10)
The Indians improved to 2-3 with a resourceful 21-12 victory.
Parry sets her own pace at Hancock Invitational cross county meet (09/26/10)
Jackson senior Tori Parry finished fifth in the Class 4 girls race while Scott City's Brandon Shemonia notched another win.
Leopold sweeps rival Bell City (09/26/10)
The Wildcats won the best-of-five match 25-18, 25-18, 26-24.
Poindexter retakes Central's rushing lead in victory over North County (09/26/10)
Cape Central wasted little time improving to 5-0 for the first time since 1977, building a big halftime lead on its way to a 51-14 win.
Bond's one-hitter lifts Notre Dame softball over Central (09/26/10)
The Bulldogs cruised to a 12-1 victory in five innings over Cape Central on Friday.
Sikeston leans on big plays to rout Jackson (09/26/10)
Jackson made things interesting for a half, but ultimately could not contain the big-play capabilities of the Bulldogs, who cruised to a 49-18 victory.
High school roundup: Zalma volleyball team improves to 13-2 with defeat of Meadow Heights (09/26/10)
All the high school sports results reported to the Southeast Missourian.
Jackson posts sweep (09/26/10)
Brice Steger scored and earned an assist in the Jackson boys soccer team's 2-1 victory over Springfield Glendale on Saturday. The game was scoreless at the half before Hunter Garrison scored for the Indians. Steger added his goal before Glendale scored on a bicycle kick...
Southeast football team extends roll with win over Tennessee Tech (09/26/10)
The Redhawks defeated Tennessee Tech 23-21 in their home opener and improved to 3-1 overall and 2-0 in conference play.
Harris churns out career high rushing yards (09/26/10)
Senior Henry Harris set a new career-high rushing total for the second straight week, piling up 196 yards on 32 carries against Tennessee Tech.
Loss fails to temper Southeast volleyball players' spirits (09/26/10)
Saturday's four-game loss to Ohio Valley Conference power Morehead State could not put a damper on the weekend for the Southeast Missouri State volleyball team.
Southeast Missouri State roundup: Jacksonville State spoils soccer team's OVC opener (09/26/10)
Host Jacksonville State scored two first-half goals and held on for a 2-1 win Friday in Jacksonville, Ala.
Tigers score early, often in rout (09/26/10)
Carl Gettis returned a fumble 19 yards for a score on the first play of the game and was among seven Missouri players who scored a touchdown in a 51-13 rout of Miami (Ohio) on Saturday.
Carpenter struggles in loss to Cubs (09/26/10)
Coleman pitched seven strong innings, Sam Fuld hit a key two-run single off Chris Carpenter and Chicago beat St. Louis 7-3 on Saturday, damaging the Cardinals' flickering playoff hopes.
Pet of the week (09/26/10)
Pet name: Dash Owner: Amy and David Callaway Favorite activity: Curling up against his big brothers. ...
Vision of the future dictates actions in the present (09/26/10)
This is the time for visionaries. Visions are born in the souls of men and women who are consumed with what could be and what should be. Without vision, the constant onset of activity that seems to be utterly meaningless becomes, not things that we do, but our lives. With vision, getting a gallon of milk from the store becomes more than an errand to run. Vision is vital. These are the times for visionaries...
Believing is first step to receiving help (09/26/10)
As Jesus was leaving Jericho two blind men called out to him: "Lord, son of David, have pity on us!" (Matthew 20:29-34) They kept asking, believing he would answer them. Jesus healed them. Why? Because he loved them. Everyone has needs, fears, aspirations and questions, times people when people come to God most. The main criterion to receiving help and insights from God is to first believe he'll answer you...
Strength in Christ: the Rev. Irvin D. Brooks has served in the ministry for 22 years (09/26/10)
One of the favorite verses of the Rev. Irvin D. Brooks of the Burfordville Baptist Church is found in Philippians 4:13: "I can do all things through Christ which strengthens me." Brooks said he found that to be quite evident when he undertook his first full year as pastor at the Burfordville Baptist Church and was planning for his church's block party in May. ...
Adopt August (09/26/10)
August is a 2-year-old cat who is declawed. He has been neutered and is up-to-date on shots. For more information, contact Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Adopt Caesar (09/26/10)
Caesar is a 3 1/2-year-old male pit bull with a good personality. He is neutered, micro-chipped and tested heartworm negative. For more information, contact the Humane Society at 334-5837. ...
More than 300 donate and participate in Run for Vaughn fundraiser (09/26/10)
More than 300 participants came out to donate and participate in the Run for Vaughn fundraiser event that took place this month in Dexter, Mo. Event organizers said the event, along with a bake sale, raised more than $8,000, which will be contributed to the medical expenses of Rev. ...
FYI (09/26/10)
The Immanuel Lutheran Church in Jackson will be holding its church supper at 4 p.m. today. The supper will consist of kettle beef, chicken and dumplings, and ham. Cost will be $8 for adults, $4 for children 6 to 12 and free for children younger than 6. Carryout plates will be available. A portion of the proceeds will be given to the Lutheran Mission Partnership of Southeast Missouri. For more information, call 243-0132...
Keys to keeping your pet up and running (09/26/10)
Family Features The problems of poor diet and a sedentary lifestyle aren't exclusive to people. Many pets don't get proper nutrition or enough exercise, which can lead to obesity and a host of other pet health problems. According to a recent PetSmart survey, 93 percent of pet parents believe what they feed their pet matters to the pet's health and well-being...
Parents identify, intervene with daughter's autism (09/26/10)
Editor's Note: This is the second in a series of articles from the Dexter Daily Statesman focusing on special needs of special children. By NOREEN HYSLOP Dexter Daily Statesman Brooke Reed seemed to be the perfect newborn for Shawn and Holly Reed of rural Puxico, Mo...
Flora from the past (09/26/10)
CAMPBELL, Mo. -- At 161 acres, Morris State Park is among Missouri's smallest state parks. But it represents a much larger geologic phenomenon known as Crowley's Ridge. The ridge runs for some 150 miles along the Mississippi River floodplain of Southeast Missouri into northern Arkansas. Its wooded hills rise up to 250 feet above the surrounding fields of cotton, corn, rice and soybeans...
A jewel in the wild (09/26/10)
The flowers of the jewelweed plant, with their orange/yellow color and unusual presentation, seem perfectly designed for hummingbirds. It is a native annual plant and a natural selection for hummingbird lovers. This plant will grow to profusion in wet shaded or semishaded areas such as around ponds and drains...
Comic Stephen Colbert tells Congress farm work 'really hard' (09/26/10)
WASHINGTON -- Taking his comedy act to Congress, Stephen Colbert told lawmakers that a day picking beans alongside illegal immigrants convinced him that farm work is "really, really hard." "It turns out -- and I did not know this -- most soil is at ground level," Colbert testified Friday. Also, "It was hotter than I like to be."...
Clayton Proffer (09/26/10)
CHAFFEE, Mo. — Clayton Wesley Proffer, 94, of Chaffee died Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Clayton Muller (09/26/10)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Clayton Leo Muller, 82, of Marble Hill died Friday, Sept. 24, 2010, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Hutchings Funeral Chapel in Marble Hill. The funeral will be at noon Tuesday at the funeral home...
Lentice Abernathy (09/26/10)
Lentice M. "Abe" Abernathy, 81, of Whitewater died Friday, Sept. 24, 2010. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Jackson. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery in Cape Girardeau...
Kenneth Hughes (09/26/10)
Kenneth W. Hughes, 67, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Gladys Cook (09/26/10)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo., -- Gladys Mae Cook, 67, of Sedgewickville died Thursday, Sept. 23, 2010. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Hutchings Funeral Chapel in Marble Hill. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral chapel, with burial in Pulliam Cemetery near Scopus, Mo...
Harold Gibbar Jr. (09/26/10)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Harold P. Gibbar Jr., 67, of Summerfield, Fla., formerly of Perryville, died Friday, Sept. 24, 2010, in St. Francois County, Mo. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today and from 6:30 to 9:30 a.m. Monday at Young and Sons Funeral Home in Perryville. The wake will be at 6 p.m. today...
Harold Whitehead (09/26/10)
ADVANCE, Mo. — Harold "Bill" Whitehead of Advance died Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Morgan Funeral Home in Advance.
Mildred Surface (09/26/10)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Mildred A. "Billie" Surface, 83, of Grassy, Mo. died Friday, Sept. 24, 2010, at Woodland Hills Nursing Home in Marble Hill. She was born March 29, 1927, in Millersville to Ralph and Beulah Austin Webb. She and Walter Surface were married Dec. 16, 1944...
Jewel Honey (09/26/10)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Jewel Honey, 95, of Tamms, Ill., died at 12:22 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010, at Daystar Care Center in Cairo. She was born Oct. 4, 1914, at Delta, Ill., the daughter of Samuel Harrison and Pearl Melissa Allen Phillips. She and Earl Honey were married on Jan. 27, 1934. He preceded her in death Aug. 19, 2000...
Marshall Riley (09/26/10)
Marshall F. Riley, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Sept. 23, 2010, at his home. He was born Nov. 12, 1922, in Benton, Mo., to Clarence E. and Eva Burns Riley. He and Shirlene Ellis were married Aug. 24, 1946, in Cape Girardeau. Riley was an Army veteran of World War II, serving in Europe, France, Germany, Belgium and the Battle of the Bulge. He received the Purple Heart, Bronze Star and many other awards...
Births 9/26/10 (09/26/10)
Daughter to Cecily Jordan McAdams of Jackson, Southeast Missouri Hospital, 1:19 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 19, 2010. Name, Alena Elizabeth. Weight, 7 pounds, 11 ounces. First child. Ms. McAdams is the daughter of Bruce McAdams and Michelle McAdams of Jackson. She is a caregiver...
Maloney - Bess (09/26/10)
Laura Jean Maloney and Joda David Bess exchanged wedding vows June 12, 2010, at Miramar Beach in Destin, Fla. The Rev. Don Goodrum of Florida performed the ceremony. Music was by James Holloway of Cape Girardeau, nephew of the groom, and Hunter Dawson of Florida...
Pfefferkorn - Nipper (09/26/10)
Jamie Rosanne Pfefferkorn and Christopher Edward Nipper exchanged wedding vows Sept. 7, 2010, on the beach in Riviera Maya, Mexico. The bride is the daughter of John and Brenda Pfefferkorn of Jackson. The groom is the son of Darlene Nipper of Cardwell, Mo., and the late Jimmy Nipper...
Mattingly - Digregorio (09/26/10)
Carrie Frances Mattingly and Paul Anthony DiGregorio exchanged wedding vows June 6, 2010, on the beach at Kiawah Island, S.C. Gene McKnight performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Doris Mattingly and Arthur and Nancy Mattingly, all of Cape Girardeau. The groom is the son of John and Gabby DiGregorio of St. Louis...
Sawyer - Archer (09/26/10)
Amber Jeneanne Sawyer and Marcus Duane Archer Jr. were married Nov. 7, 2009, at Harmony Congregational Methodist Church in Marble Hill, Mo. Andrew Malone performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Dean and Chris Sawyer of Whitewater. The groom is the son of Marc and Tana Archer of Vidalia, La...
Burnham - Wilkins (09/26/10)
Bill and Helen Burnham of Columbia, Mo., announce the engagement of their daughter, Katherine Smith Burnham, to Marcus Owen Wilkins, both of Columbia. He is the son of Teri Wilkins Crain of Cape Girardeau and John A. Wilkins of Longmont, Colo. Burnham received a bachelor of arts degree in communications and a master's degree in social work from the University of Missouri. She is a social worker with Veterans Administration in Columbia...
Keller - Carnell (09/26/10)
Kevin and Jayne Keller of Jackson announce the engagement of their daughter, Danielle Marie Keller, to Kevin Lee Carnell. He is the son of Bill and Mabel Carnell of Jackson. Keller is a 2003 graduate of Jackson High School. She is employed at Saint Francis Medical Center...
Rude - Declue (09/26/10)
Alan and Diane Rude of Sterling, Ill., announce the engagement of their daughter, Stephanie Rude, to Chris DeClue, both of St. Louis. He is the son of Judy DeClue of Jackson and Larry DeClue of Cape Girardeau. Rude is a 1997 graduate of Sterling High School, and a 2002 graduate of the University of Missouri-St. Louis. She is a fourth grade teacher with Parkway School District...
Lange - Becker (09/26/10)
Steve Lange of Jackson and Pam Lange of Jackson announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Jean Lange, to Anthony Allen Becker, both of Jackson. He is the son of Victor and Rita Becker of Marble Hill, Mo. Lange received a bachelor of science degree in business organization from Southeast Missouri State University. She is a pharmacy technician at Medicap Pharmacy...
Streiler - Butler (09/26/10)
Ken and Jan Streiler of Perryville, Mo., announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan Streiler, to Jason Butler, both of Cape Girardeau. He is the son of Bruce and Delana Butler of Adamsville, Tenn., and Vicki Burrows of Scott City. Streiler received a bachelor of science degree in business administration from Southeast Missouri State University. She is employed by AT&T in Cape Girardeau...
Rapier - Frank (09/26/10)
Mike and Vicki Rapier of Springfield, Ill., announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan Rapier, to Timothy Frank. He is the son of Michael and Debbie Frank of Cape Girardeau. Rapier is pursuing a degree in chemistry at Southeast Missouri State University, with a forensic science concentration...
Tinio - Statler (09/26/10)
Felicitas Tinio-Raquel of New Madrid, Mo., announces the engagement of her daughter, Marie Therese Tinio, to Zachary Charles Statler. He is the son of Steven and Janet Statler of Jackson. Tinio received a bachelor of science degree in nursing from Southeast Missouri State University. She is a registered nurse at Saint Francis Medical Center...
Burnham - Wilkins (09/26/10)
Bill and Helen Burnham of Columbia, Mo., announce the engagement of their daughter, Katherine Smith Burnham, to Marcus Owen Wilkins, both of Columbia. He is the son of Teri Wilkins Crain of Cape Girardeau and John A. Wilkins of Longmont, Colo. Burnham received a bachelor of arts degree in communications and a master's degree in social work from the University of Missouri. She is a social worker with Veterans Administration in Columbia...
Dewitt - Couch (09/26/10)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Phil and Teresa DeWitt of Sikeston announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather DeWitt, to Brandon Couch. He is the son of Carroll and Becky Couch of Sikeston. DeWitt received a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 2003. She expects to receive a master's degree in business administration from Southeast Missouri State University in December 2011. She is a loan officer at Progressive Farm Credit Services...
Shirrell - 50 Years (09/26/10)
Clinton and Elaine Shirrell of Cape Girardeau celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception June 26, 2010, at Delmonico's in Jackson. Hosts were Laverne Smith and David and Janet Ackman. The couple has two daughters, Denise (Joe) of Pennsylvania, and Dawn of Arizona; and a grandson, T.J. of Arizona...
Hale - 50 Years (09/26/10)
Mr. and Mrs. Dave Hale of Cape Girardeau recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. A reception was held Aug. 29, 2010, at Evangelical United Church of Christ, where Hale and Maxine Robinson were married Aug. 20, 1960. The Hales have four children, Vicki (Todd) Lantz of Cape Girardeau, Pam (Jim) Phillips of Dogwood, Mo., Jim Hale of Mountain Home, Texas, and John (Liz) Hale of Jackson...
Cape Girardeau police report 9/26/10 (09/26/10)
The Cape Girardeau Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. Arrests The Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Department reported the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. Arrests...
Jackson fire report 9/26/10 (09/26/10)
*** Fire Firefighters responded to the following call Thursday: * Emergency medical service on Hilltop Drive. *** Firefighters responded to the following call Friday: * Emergency medical service on Briarwood Street.
Jackson police report 9/26/10 (09/26/10)
The Jackson Police Department released the following items. Theft...
Out of the past 9/26/10 (09/26/10)
The 6-year-old, one-story home of Phillip and Judy McGill on Highway 25 south of Gordonville is destroyed by fire early in the morning; the couple escapes the burning home through a bedroom window. An exchange student from Mexico City -- Maru Adame, 15 -- staying with an Oak Ridge family has received word that members of her family were unharmed in the severe earthquakes that have rocked that region...
School menus for 9-27 to 10-1 (09/26/10)
Cape Girardeau Elementary MONDAY--No classes. TUESDAY--Cheeseburger or turkey & cheese on bun, fries, grapes. WEDNESDAY--Spaghetti or ham & cheese on bun, broccoli & cheese sauce, french bread, mixed fruit cup. THURSDAY--Taco salad or turkey & cheese on bun, candied carrots, peach cup...
Support for pastors (09/26/10)
Pastors play a critical role in our lives, a role well beyond Sunday services. However, many pastors face difficult circumstances when it comes to compensation, education and health care benefits. The Rev. Billy Carter is one pastor facing daunting medical bills due to the lack of health insurance. ...
Half of uninsured can afford it (09/26/10)
Though a new report from the Census Bureau says that 50.7 million Americans went without health insurance last year ("Poverty rate rises to 14.3 percent, Census Bureau says," Sept. 17), this statistic doesn't provide a complete picture of the nation's uninsured...
Backlash to Democrats coming (09/26/10)
The United States has only 5 percent of the world's population but 66 percent of the world's lawyers. The Democratic Party is dominated by lawyers who mock, scorn, ridicule and prosecute producers who create wealth. Democratic lawyer-politicians portray successful businessmen as enemies of the state. ...
Speak Out 9/26/10 (09/26/10)
I don't normally complain about the noise of the fair, because it's part of our community once a year. But last night was exceptional. I was awakened about 2 a.m., and the noise went on until almost 3 a.m. Whatever was going on should have been stopped no later than midnight or 1 a.m. I live over a mile away, and it woke me up. Something needs to be done about that...
Prayer 9/26/10 (09/26/10)
We worship you, O Lord, and sing your praises, shouting your name in song. Amen.
Kettle Beef & Fried Chicken Dinner (09/26/10)
The Wesley UMC Fruitland Fried Chicken and Kettle Beef Dinner is Saturday, October 9th. Dinner will be served from 3:30-7 p.m. On the Menu: All you care to eat kettle beef, fried chicken, mashed potatoes, green beans, corn, homemade baked bread, coleslaw, drinks and desserts...
Rowdy (09/26/10)
My son's dog, Rowdy is a real sweetheart and loves getting his picture taken.
sunset (09/26/10)
Butterfly taken along road near Lake Girardeau
Taking a ride (09/26/10)
Misty is a little blind toy poodle. She has been blind a year this past June. She loves to take walks, even though she cannot see she can smell and hear the other dogs and sounds.
Balloon race (09/26/10)
The excitement of the launch The intensity of the crowd The splendor of the colors The Great Forest Park Balloon Race 2010
The Battle at Fort Davidson (09/26/10)
Calvary re-enactment of the Civil War battle of Fort Davidson at Pilot Knob, Mo.
Ready for The Fight (09/26/10)
A Calvary soldier awaiting battle. One of the many re-enactors at The Battle of Pilot Knob.
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