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Another area sheriff's department joins Facebook (10/05/10)
NEW MADRID, Mo. -- Facebook, that social networking site which has some 500 million active users, has added one more -- the New Madrid County Sheriff's Department. The Sikeston Standard Democrat reported that New Madrid County Sheriff Terry Stevens, bowing to the popularity of the Internet and social networking especially with the younger generation, decided to add a Facebook page for his department. ...
Cape recycling numbers up; trucks hit speed bump (10/05/10)
After the first five months, Cape Girardeau's collection of recyclable material is up 57 percent over last year, which is almost twice the amount city officials hoped for when the new program was being dreamed up. The one catch: The new trucks used for pickup have hit a mechanical snag...
Redhawks generating buzz in Cape area with recent wins (10/05/10)
Southeast Missouri State University's strong start to its football season has created buzz and excitement in Cape Girardeau and the surrounding area.
Former NFL player talks to local athletes about making right choices (10/05/10)
Of the 2.5 million people locked up in U.S. jails and prisons, nearly 1 million of them are between the ages of 18 and 29. The majority of prisoners are doing time for drug-related crimes. Alcohol is a factor in about 30 percent of suicides.
Cape to consider ordinance that would allow residents to keep chickens on property (10/05/10)
It may seem like a backwoods issue, but Cape Girardeau may soon join New York, Chicago and Seattle as cites that allow its residents to keep chickens on their property. After a discussion at Monday night's Cape Girardeau City Council meeting, city staff has been directed to finalize an ordinance that would amend the city code relating to chickens and is expected to be placed on the Oct. 18 agenda for first-reading consideration...
Cape Girardeau City Council sends peripheral zoning to county commission (10/05/10)
The Cape Girardeau City Council has tossed the potentially controversial peripheral zoning proposal into the hands of county government. Council members passed a resolution on a unanimous vote Monday night to send a packet on peripheral zoning, which would empower city leaders to control what is built outside its borders, to the Cape Girardeau County Commission and asking it to take action...
Scott Co. sheriff: Two men, woman arrested for selling meds of deceased (10/05/10)
BENTON, Mo. -- A Benton father and son, along with a Sikeston woman, were arrested by Scott County authorities Friday for allegedly stealing prescription medication and selling the controlled substances to an undercover officer, according to a news release issued Monday by the Scott County Sheriff's Department...
Southeast Missouri State University hosts 8th District candidate debate (10/05/10)
Southeast Missouri State University will host a debate among the four candidates for the 8th District congressional seat from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday in the Shuck Recital Hall at the River Campus. Candidates vying for the seat are Larry Bill, U.S. Rep. ...
Cape Girardeau City Council action 10/5/10 (10/05/10)
Public hearings Consent agenda New ordinances Appointments...
Kenny Rogers to play Poplar Bluff Friday (10/05/10)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Kenny Rogers loves to sing and take photos as he travels throughout the United States on his "50 Years in Music Tour." The award-winning country music artist, who has recorded 24 No. 1 country and pop hits, will perform after Billy Dean opens the concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the Black River Coliseum...
Man in motorized wheelchair hit by car on Broadway (10/05/10)
An elderly man operating his motorized wheelchair at Broadway and West End Boulevard Monday suffered injuries after the driver of a four-door Buick struck him in the intersection. A Cape Girardeau Police officer who responded to the scene wasn't sure of the severity of the man's injuries, but said he was transported to a Cape Girardeau hospital...
Former Poplar Bluff mayor, business official arrested twice in same day (10/05/10)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- A former Greater Poplar Bluff Area Chamber of Commerce executive and Poplar Bluff mayor will be heading to court after being arrested twice for allegedly driving with a suspended driver's license early Sunday morning, the Daily American Republic newspaper reported...
Enhanced enterprise zone, pseudoephedrine top items at Jackson Board of Aldermen's meeting (10/05/10)
An enhanced enterprise zone would be an economic development tool for Cape Girardeau and Jackson, Mitch Robinson, executive director of Cape Girardeau Area Magnet, told the Jackson Board of Aldermen on Monday night. Robinson discussed the proposal during the board's meeting, explaining the zone would offer tax incentives to attract businesses and would include sections of Jackson and Cape Girardeau...
Bridge in Bollinger County closed for improvements (10/05/10)
Work to replace the Route V bridge over drain ditch No. 101 in Bollinger County began Monday. The road will remain closed from Route C to Route K until the work is completed, around Nov. 7. Signs and warning devices are in place, and motorists are urged to use caution while traveling near the area. For more information, contact the Missouri Department of Transportation at 888-275-6636...
Pianist, Gershwin expert to give lectures in lead up to Symphony performance (10/05/10)
As part of its first concert of the season, the Southeast Missouri Symphony Orchestra will feature pianist Jack Gibbons. Gibbons, a renowned pianist and George Gershwin expert, will give two public presentations in the week leading up to his performance with the orchestra at its concert "Rhapsody in Blue" at 7:30 p.m. ...
Professor who pioneered in vitro fertilization awarded Nobel Prize (10/05/10)
NEW YORK -- The Nobel Prize in medicine went to a man whose work led to the first test tube baby, an achievement that helped bring 4 million infants into the world and raised challenging new questions about human reproduction. Robert Edwards of Britain, now an 85-year-old professor emeritus at the University of Cambridge, lived to see the far-reaching ramifications of his hugely controversial early research...
Government sues 3 biggest credit card companies, settles with 2 (10/05/10)
WASHINGTON -- The Justice Department on Monday sued the three largest U.S. credit card companies for anti-competitive practices and reached a proposed settlement with two of them, MasterCard and Visa. "We want to put more money in consumers' pockets, and by eliminating credit card companies' anti-competitive rules, we will accomplish exactly that," Attorney General Eric Holder said. ...
New high court era begins with 3 women on bench (10/05/10)
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court began a new era Monday with three women serving together for the first time, Elena Kagan taking her place at the end of the bench and quickly joining in the give-and-take. In a scene that will repeat itself over the next few months, Kagan left the courtroom while the other justices remained to hear a case in which she will take no part. ...
German militants killed in U.S. airstrike targeting terror cell (10/05/10)
BERLIN -- An American missile strike killed five German militants Monday in the rugged Pakistan border area where a cell of Germans and Britons at the heart of the U.S. terror alert for Europe -- a plot U.S. officials link to al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden -- were believed in hiding...
Vatican official: Nobel to IVF pioneer raises questions (10/05/10)
VATICAN CITY -- The Vatican's top bioethics official said Robert Edwards, who received the Nobel Prize in medicine Monday for developing in vitro fertilization, opened "a new and important chapter in the field of human reproduction" but is also responsible for the destruction of embryos and the creation of a "market" in donor eggs...
U.S. works to accept exiled Cuban prisoners (10/05/10)
HAVANA -- Washington is working on a plan to bring the vast majority of exiled Cuban political prisoners from Spain to the United States and has already processed the first case, a senior State Department said on Monday. The official said nearly all of some three dozen former prisoners who are already in Spain, along with more than 100 family members, are likely to accept the offer...
Notre Dame volleyball team avenges loss to Perryville (10/05/10)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- As far as missed attacks go, this one was more a warning shot than an unsuccessful spike. Notre Dame's Kate Edwards got the first set of Game 2 in the Bulldogs' match against Perryville on Monday night and delivered a blistering shot around the Pirates' block and down the sideline, missing just wide as the Perryville crowd let out a collective sigh of relief...
Kelly squeezes by Jackson in softball (10/05/10)
Haley Glastetter scored the winning run on a squeeze bunt by Kristen Powell in the bottom of the sixth inning as Kelly defeated Jackson 3-2 in girls high school softball Monday in Benton, Mo. Glastetter also connected for a double, while Jade Rampley went 2 for 3 in the win...
Redhawks generating buzz in Cape area with recent wins (10/05/10)
"Oh my goodness, I go around town, people are talking about Southeast football," Southeast director of athletics John Shafer said. "People are excited.
Area digest 10/5/10 (10/05/10)
Ken Swinford carded his seventh hole-in-one Saturday at Dalhousie Golf Club. Swinford used a 6-iron to ace No. 13, a par three playing 178 yards. Witnesses were Ken Carmode and Greg Howard. Dave Roberts fired a hole-in-one Saturday at Cape Girardeau Country Club...
Rams think they can win NFC West (10/05/10)
Consecutive wins has St. Louis players in a positive frame of mind
La Russa ponders return, what ifs (10/05/10)
ST. LOUIS -- For the first time since 1996, his first season with the St. Louis Cardinals, Tony La Russa plans to drive home to Northern California. The biggest reason is to ease clutter in an office loaded with knickknacks and books, but he'll no doubt use those long hours on the highway to ponder what went wrong in his 15th season and whether he wants to return for a 16th...
Fill up on fiber, low-fat proteins to slim down (10/05/10)
Fill up to lose fat. If you're trying to lose weight, filling up on fiber and low-calorie liquids are key. Low-fat soups for example, especially varieties that are loaded with nutrient-rich vegetables, are an excellent way to go. They are both filling and low in calories...
Breast cancer awareness events (10/05/10)
Activities to recognize October as breast cancer awareness month.
No laps for warm laptops; skin damage is possible (10/05/10)
CHICAGO -- Have you ever worked on your laptop computer with it sitting on your lap, heating up your legs? If so, you might want to rethink that habit. Doing it a lot can lead to "toasted skin syndrome," an unusual-looking mottled skin condition caused by long-term heat exposure, according to medical reports...
Stephanie Hampton (10/05/10)
PUXICO, Mo. -- Stephanie Rena Hampton, 37, of Puxico died Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. She was born Oct. 12, 1972, in Fort Smith, Ark., daughter of Paul Wayne and Vera J. Cato Harper. She and Jerry "Wayne" Hampton Jr. were married April 11, 1998...
Dennis Hinkebein (10/05/10)
Dennis Hinkebein, 54, of Jackson died Sunday, Oct. 3, 2010, at St. Louis University Hospital. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, with times for parish prayers, rosary and Elks services to be announced...
Dr. Norman Whiteman Jr. (10/05/10)
Dr. Norman Richard Whiteman Jr., 82, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Victoria, Texas, died Oct. 3, 2010, at Life Care Center under hospice, from complications arising from chronic illness since January. He was born to Norman and Cleio Whiteman on Feb. ...
Carter Partidge (10/05/10)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Carter L. Partridge, 74, of Jonesboro died Sunday, Oct. 3, 2010, at the Hillview Health Care Center in Vienna, Ill. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Anna Cemetery...
Alene Heuring (10/05/10)
Alene Catherine Heuring, 79, of Scott City died Oct. 1, 2010, in Orlando, Fla. She was born Dec. 24, 1930, to Albert John and Vernetta Julia Burger Scherer. She married Elmer George Heuring on Sept. 11, 1948, in New Hamburg, Mo. He preceded her in death on Feb. 6, 2005...
Dr. Frank Wiley (10/05/10)
Dr. Frank Arrington Wiley, 82, of Jackson, noted educator and administrator, died Friday, Oct. 1, 2010, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Dr. Wiley was born July 7, 1928, in Holly Grove, Ark., to Foster Neal and Zoe Arrington Wiley. Dr. Wiley and Martha Ann Cox were married Dec. 23, 1950...
Claude Stephens (10/05/10)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Claude F. Stephens, 96, of Advance was born July 12, 1914, in McGee, Mo., the son of James and Ada Trafford Stephens, and passed away Oct. 3, 2010, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Claude had been a cattle farmer for 20 years. He had been a construction worker for 13 years. ...
Eugenia Myers (10/05/10)
Eugenia Myers, 84, of Cape Girardeau died at 9:55 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010, at Ratliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born on Jan. 3, 1926, in Chicago to Raymond and Marie (Roe) Warren. She married Raymond E. Myers on Oct. 5, 1946, in Hannibal, Mo...
Cape Girardeau police report 10/5/10 (10/05/10)
Cape Girardeau The Cape Girardeau Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. Arrests Summonses...
Cape Girardeau fire report 10/5/10 (10/05/10)
Cape Girardeau Firefighters responded to the following calls Sunday:...
Jackson police/fire report 10/5/10 (10/05/10)
FIRE Firefighters responded to the following call Saturday: * Emergency medical service in the 100 block of Carolyn Drive. Firefighters responded to the following call Sunday: * Emergency medical service on Apache Avenue.
Out of the past 10/5/10 (10/05/10)
A fugitive who escaped from the Cape Girardeau County Jail on June 29 is arrested by Illinois authorities in the morning along Highway 4, a mile west of Oraville, Ill., in Jackson County. Walter H. Oberheide, who rose from janitor-messenger of Farmers & Merchants (Boatmen's) Bank to become its president, dies at the Lutheran Home, where he had been a resident nine years; he was 89 years old...
Being purple in a pink world (10/05/10)
Whenever October rolls around each year, people of all ages begin to "think pink" and organize rallies and events to draw attention to the ravaging effects of breast cancer. What better cause to support than prevention of cancer? No one can argue with the importance of drawing attention to a disease that robs individuals and families of meaningful years of life...
Jackson Band Festival (10/05/10)
There are a few things that come to mind when autumn rolls around: cooler temperatures, football and, of course, marching band music. Tonight is the 66th annual Jackson Band Festival. The festivities begin at 4 p.m. with a parade through uptown Jackson. At 6:30 p.m. the bands will play at the Jackson High School Stadium. Admission to the show is $2 for adults and $1 for students. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Southeast Missouri High School Band Association...
Welcome back, Scott Moyers (10/05/10)
The Southeast Missourian has been blessed with many outstanding journalists over the years. It is with pleasure that I have the opportunity once again to read the byline of Scott Moyers. He is an outstanding writer, and it is great to read his articles each week. Keep up the excellent work, Scott. It is nice to have you back on the beat...
Speak Out 10/5/10 (10/05/10)
ONE of the people who spoke at the casino hearing said Cape Girardeau residents love downtown. If that were the case, they would support it by shopping and eating there. The stores would not be struggling, there wouldn't be empty storefronts and the restaurants would be packed to the gills every night they're open...
Prayer 10/5/10 (10/05/10)
O Lord, help us show mercy and love toward others, just as you have shown us. Amen.
Local Soldier promoted to Specialist in MONG (10/05/10)
Cape Girardeau, Mo. -- Natalie DuBois, of Cape Girardeau, was recently promoted to specialist in the 1140th Forward Support Engineer Battalion. DuBois has served in the Missouri National Guard for a year and was surprised to receive the promotion so soon...
Federal Health Care Reform (10/05/10)
You are invited to join the Southeast Cancer Control Coalition and the Missouri Foundation for Health (MFH) for: Federal Health Care Reform: Why? What? When? Who? A presentation on federal health care reform and its impact in Missouri. Tuesday, October 19, 2010...
Rinehart Crew Earn Their Yellow Belts (10/05/10)
The Rineharts started at Peak Performance 2 months ago. Since beginning they have been on FIRE! Coming sometimes 4 times a week! They have shown all the requirements for their Yellow Belt the first level of Taekwondo. Proud Parents of these shining stars are David and Merrily Rinehart...
NEW Robin Carnahan TV AD: "Days Later" (10/05/10)
Today, Robin Carnahan's Senate campaign released a new television ad: http://www.robincarnahan.com/dayslater titled "Days Later," which sheds more light on Congressman Roy Blunt's 14-year record of wasteful spending, corruption and sticking it to the middle class. "Days Later" tells the story of just one of the many wasteful and shady earmarks that Blunt led the charge to pass and the motivation surrounding it...
Heartland Pops Announces Concert Line-Up (10/05/10)
The annual Heartland Pops Christmas Concert will be held on Friday, Dec. 17 at 7:00P.M. at the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall located at SEMO's River Campus. Guest choir will be the Immaculate Conception Church Choristers and special guests will be the trio "Replica". ...
Rural Hunger (10/05/10)
According to the USDA, food insecurity affects more than 49 million Americans. Nowhere is this problem more difficult to address than in rural areas. Here, reaching those in need is more complicated, and the stigma of seeking help is greater. Southeast Missouri Food Bank, a member of Feeding America, has been serving the Southeast Missouri area for 25 years helping 40,000 people in 2009...
Local Honda Dealership Open 'till Midnight! (10/05/10)
Cape Girardeau, MO --Cape Girardeau Honda will host a midnight event this Saturday, October 9th, marking the first ever Midnight Sale Event in the history of this Honda dealership. A day of fun and information is set for all. Southeast Missouri Hospital will be operating a Wellness Tent, checking blood pressure and inspecting child car seats for proper installation -- all compliments of Cape Girardeau Honda. ...
at the lake (10/05/10)
kaybug at the lake
doms game (10/05/10)
doms game
Big Springs (10/05/10)
Big Springs on Summer day
Its A Dogs Life (10/05/10)
Darango is just one of the sweetest dogs ever. He lives in Scott City , and is owned by Gary and Susie Gibbs
Guntersville State Park, Guntersville, AL (10/05/10)
Our trip to Guntersville, AL.
Guntersville State Park, Guntersville, AL (10/05/10)
Our trip to Guntersville, AL
Using the shaving horse. (10/05/10)
Daniel Love of St. Joseph, Missouri, learns to use the shaving horse to prepare a pole at Fort D during the Heritage Days weekend.
SMSC Extreme U11Girls 1st Place Champions (10/05/10)
City of Roses 1st Place U11 Girls Champions. Pictured left to right, 1st row: Lauren Boswell, Zoe Pleiman, Jayna Timpe, Hadeel Wadi, Grace Pehle, Lauren Welker, Mattie Huff. 2nd row: Coach Stephanie Kulavic, Blake Sparkman, Hannah Landewe, Shelby Bauwens, Kaitlyn Schnurbusch, Brooke Blankenship, Corin Carroll. Not pictured: Laurel Mueller...
Grape Harvest (10/05/10)
My husband Dennie Meier picking Chambourcin grapes at our vineyard south of Kelso, Mo.
Ausable Chasm, Upstate New York (10/05/10)
View of Ausable Chasm, Upstate New York
Rocky Mountain Mountin Sunrise (10/05/10)
Sunrise over Rocky Mountain National Park...
Black Lake (10/05/10)
Black Lake lies 5 miles up the trail in Rocky Mountain National Park.
Lonesome Bull (10/05/10)
A majestic bull that had been shunned by the herd. This taken in the Rockies.
Mills Lake (10/05/10)
Mills Lake - Rocky Mountain National Park
SMSC Stampede U12Boys 1st Place Champions (10/05/10)
City of Roses 1st Place Champions-U12 Boys. Pictured left to right, 1st row: Garrett Hesselrode, Drew Brown, Nick Powers, Trevor Lukefahr, Kwaid Fears, Hunter Crowden, Logan Hunt, Camren Mirgeaux. 2nd row: Michael Rosenquist, Sam Mocherman, Garrett Siebert, Dylan Jannin, Blake Bauwens, Josh Scholl, Rudy McClellan, Brayden Emmons. Coach Scott Goodin...
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