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Two Dexter officers injured in vehicle pursuit early Saturday (10/17/10)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Two police officers were injured and a suspect is in custody following a vehicle pursuit in Dexter early Saturday morning. At 12:58 a.m., a Dexter officer attempted to stop a pickup truck for a city ordinance violation, according to a news release from the Dexter Police Department. The driver failed to yield, and a pursuit began...
Puppy mill ballot measure worries farming supporters, animal rescuers (10/17/10)
While few people would support the cruelty that allegedly exists in some of Missouri's large-scale dog breeding facilities, the statewide initiative on November's ballot designed to stop the abuse has created strong opposition. Known as the "Puppy Mill Cruelty Prevention Act," Proposition B would limit the number of breeding dogs to 50 per breeder, require yearly veterinary care, periods of rest between a dog's breeding cycles and improve living conditions. ...
Hundreds come out to River Campus for ghost stories (10/17/10)
Families bundled under blankets beneath the old beech tree on the River Campus lawn Friday night listening to spooky stories. Michael Reno Harrell of North Carolina and Jennifer Armstrong of Maine told tales of haunted houses, moaning trees, creaky gates and Appalachian witch doctors to more than 1,000 people at the third annual Ghost Storytelling event, sponsored by the Cape Girardeau Convention and Visitors Bureau...
Sowers tops Emerson in funds for final quarter before election (10/17/10)
Tommy Sowers outperformed U.S. Rep. Jo Ann Emerson in fundraising by nearly $20,000 in the final quarter before the election, which he says shows momentum is on his side leading up to Nov. 2. Emerson's campaign, however, says the money tells a different story -- one of a candidate who is supported by outsiders who are looking to advance an agenda that would be unpopular in the 8th District...
Cape Girardeau School District increasing camera surveillance (10/17/10)
It's like "Candid Camera" for would-be truants. About $200,000 in bond money is targeted for safety and security initiatives in the Cape Girardeau School District, including the installation of high-tech surveillance systems. The plan is part of the first phase of the district's facilities improvement campaign, funded through the $40 million bond issue voters approved in April. ...
Cape school officials to vote on improvement plans Monday (10/17/10)
The Cape Girardeau School Board will vote on three school improvement plans at its meeting at 6 p.m. Monday. On the agenda are the Professional Development Plan for 2010-2011, the five-year Comprehensive School Improvement Plan and the Blanchard School Improvement Plan. ...
Part of Big Bend Road to be closed (10/17/10)
Contractor Nip Kelley Construction will close Big Bend Road between the Sloan Creek Bridge and Third Street in Cape Girardeau beginning Tuesday for about 30 days, weather permitting. Detour signs will be in place routing traffic to Main Street. Large truck traffic should follow the designated truck route. Drivers are urged to use caution in the area or choose an alternate route during the construction period...
Isle of Capri contributes $50,000 for Cape Girardeau casino yes vote campaign (10/17/10)
Isle of Capri is gambling with house money, pouring $50,000 into the campaign to convince Cape Girardeau voters to approve a $135 million casino in the Nov. 2 election. Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc., donated $50,000 to the campaign committee, Yes for Gaming, according to a campaign filing with the Missouri Ethics Commission...
Cape Girardeau County candidates report quarterly finances (10/17/10)
Republican candidate for Cape Girardeau County Presiding Commissioner Clint Tracy reported that contributions received and expenditures made have not exceed $500 since his last campaign financial quarterly report in July. In July Tracy's statement reported the campaign had $17,966.57 on hand. Tracy filed a committee statement of limited activity with the Missouri Ethics Commission Friday...
Jackson man charged with statutory sodomy (10/17/10)
A 24-year-old Jackson man has been charged with a felony after allegedly having sex with a young girl who was baby-sitting at the time.
Local World War II veterans receive Honor Tour send-off (10/17/10)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- A group of 30 World War II veterans were given a hero's welcome Friday as their Honor Tour bus arrived in Perryville.
Southeast Missouri State University Sikeston campus celebrates start of four-year ag program (10/17/10)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- At the beginning of the semester, there was a new path for agriculture students at three of Southeast Missouri State University's regional campuses in the Bootheel. And on Thursday, students, faculty and community members celebrated the brand-new four-year agriculture program at the Sikeston campus now available with a brief program, meal and ribbon cutting. The four-year agribusiness degree program specializes in crop production...
Glenn Miller Orchestra performs in Cape (10/17/10)
Cape neighborhood group holds seventh annual block party (10/17/10)
I-55 ramp in Pemiscot County to close (10/17/10)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- The northbound ramp on Interstate 55 at exit 19 in Pemiscot County will be closed beginning at 6 a.m. Wednesday for pavement repairs. It will reopen at 7 p.m. During the closure, the ramp will receive a three-inch asphalt overlay. ...
Club news 10/17/10 (10/17/10)
The Alpha Mu Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met at the home of Bernie Gardner. Communications were read by Carole Calvin, vice president. "Torch Magazine" soon will resume printing. The 2015 convention will be held in Cape Girardeau. She also told of eligibility for progression of degree's...
Conservation commission approves elk restoration in Missouri (10/17/10)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- For the first time since the Civil War, wild elk will once again roam a portion of southern Missouri. The Missouri Conservation Commission approved Friday a restoration plan that will see elk released into a sparsely populated 346-square-mile area in portions of Shannon, Carter and Reynolds counties. The release could begin as early as the spring...
Armenian organized crime growing more complex (10/17/10)
GLENDALE, Calif. -- Endeavor Diagnostics billed itself as a thriving medical laboratory that performed more than $1 million of work for Medicare patients. When two FBI agents went to inspect it, they found an empty San Fernando Valley office with only a desk and a fax machine. There were no workers, no patients and no biological samples...
Iran releases American held for two years in Tehran (10/17/10)
WASHINGTON -- Iran on Saturday set free an American businessman jailed in Tehran for more than two years on suspicion on ties to an allegedly violent opposition group. Reza Taghavi, 71, hadn't been charged with a crime and denied knowingly supporting the organization, known as Tondar...
U.S. studying Australian Internet security program (10/17/10)
WASHINGTON -- The government is reviewing an Australian program that will allow Internet service providers to alert customers if their computers are taken over by hackers and could limit online access if people don't fix the problem. Obama administration officials have met with industry leaders and experts to find ways to increase online safety while trying to balance securing the Internet and guarding people's privacy and civil liberties...
'50s TV mom Barbara Billingsley dies at 94 (10/17/10)
LOS ANGELES -- Even decades after the show ended, Barbara Billingsley expressed surprise at the lasting affection people had for "Leave it to Beaver" and her role as the warm, supportive mother of a pair of precocious boys. The actress, who gained supermom status for her gentle portrayal of June Cleaver in the 1950s television series, died Saturday after a long illness. She was 94...
Oil change reignites debate over surveillance use of GPS trackers (10/17/10)
SAN FRANCISCO -- Yasir Afifi, a 20-year-old computer salesman and community college student, took his car in for an oil change earlier this month and his mechanic spotted an odd wire hanging from the undercarriage. The wire was attached to a strange magnetic device that puzzled Afifi and the mechanic. They freed it from the car and posted images of it online, asking for help in identifying it...
Swiss celebrate digging longest tunnel (10/17/10)
SEDRUN, Switzerland -- Workers hugged, cheered and set off fireworks as the huge drill broke through the last stretch of rock deep in the Swiss Alps. There was delight at the end of the tunnel -- the world's longest -- when it was completed Friday...
China media quiet as mine blast traps 16 (10/17/10)
BEIJING -- China joined the world in breathless coverage of the Chilean mine rescue, but when a gas blast killed 21 Chinese miners and trapped 16 Saturday, the national TV evening news didn't say a word. Rescuers said they were fighting tons of coal dust to reach the miners, who have been located but whose condition was unknown...
Rescue may alter Chile's political landscape (10/17/10)
COPIAPO, Chile -- As the capsule carried the first rescuer down to the 33 trapped miners, President Sebastian Pinera closed his eyes, made the sign of the cross and then smiled at Mining Minister Laurence Golborne. The men shook hands and shared a look that said "We did it!"...
Afghanistan's president says peace council is hope for future (10/17/10)
KABUL, Afghanistan -- Just a few weeks after breaking down in tears while talking about his son's future in Afghanistan, President Hamid Karzai said he has high hopes for a new peace council to negotiate with Taliban leaders he's been meeting, according to a statement released Saturday by his office...
Notre Dame softball players walk-off to state (10/17/10)
Notre Dame junior Ashton Elfrink drove in the winning run with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning to send the Bulldogs to the Class 3 final four for the fourth consecutive year with their 3-2 win.
Kelly finds Class 2 final four (10/17/10)
Kelly booked another trip to the Class 2 final four with a dominating 13-2 win in five innings over host Hartville.
Central's defense helps spark Tigers' 40-28 victory (10/17/10)
The Tigers rode the momentum shift of Christopher Martin's interception to a victory over Farmington.
Jackson begins 'second season' with 36-21 victory (10/17/10)
"We could have done some stuff better," Jackson's senior quarterback Bobby Clark said. "But a 'W' is a 'W.'"
High school roundup: Notre Dame runners sweep at Farmington (10/17/10)
All the high school sports events reported Saturday to the Southeast Missourian.
Sikeston takes down Perryville 54-7 in first week of district play (10/17/10)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- With all the talk surrounding a potential undefeated matchup with Central, Sikeston coach Kent Gibbs was hoping his team didn't overlook the Perryville Pirates in the first week of district play Friday night. The Bulldogs didn't disappoint their coach, stomping the Pirates 54-7...
Scott City suffers 40-12 loss at hands of Herculaneum (10/17/10)
Scott City hung with Herculaneum for the first half of their Class 2 District 2 football game Friday. But the Rams allowed 21 points in the third quarter and suffered a 40-12 setback. Herculaneum's Frank Abate scored three times, including twice in the third quarter...
Chaffee runs over St. Vincent 40-10 (10/17/10)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Football often is called a game of inches. In Chaffee's Class 1 District 2 opener at St. Vincent High School, it was a matter of feet. The Red Devils mustered just 24 yards rushing on 13 attempts in the first half, then got some advice from Chaffee coach Charlie Vickery at halftime...
High school roundup: Zalma claims conference crown (10/17/10)
All the area high school events reported Friday to the Southeast Missourian.
Harris tops 1,000 yards for season (10/17/10)
A sixth straight 100-yard rushing performance in Saturday's win at Austin Peay put Southeast Missouri State senior tailback Henry Harris in rare company.
Redhawks stomp Govs in second-half rally (10/17/10)
Southeast Missouri State weathered the storm and eventually pulled away for a 41-24 road victory that cemented the Redhawks' No. 18 ranking.
Unbeaten Missouri handles Aggies (10/17/10)
MU improved to 6-0 with a 30-9 road win against Texas A&M
Redhawks soccer yields first OVC win to Tennessee Tech (10/17/10)
The Tennessee Tech soccer team had not posted an Ohio Valley Conference victory before Friday. That changed at the expense of Southeast Missouri State as the host Golden Eagles beat the Redhawks 1-0. Southeast fell to 7-7 overall and 3-3 in OVC play. Tech is 3-11 and 1-4 as it broke a six-game losing streak...
Stars rally, defeat Blues in shootout (10/17/10)
DALLAS -- Brad Richards, Loui Eriksson and Mike Ribeiro scored in Dallas' perfect shootout and lifted the Stars to a come-from-behind 3-2 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Saturday night. Dallas (4-0), which overcame an early 2-0 deficit and was outshot 43-25, joined Toronto as the NHL's only undefeated teams. It was the Stars' second shootout victory this season...
Chargers bring deceptive 2-3 mark to St. Louis (10/17/10)
Rams face a San Diego team that has been bedeviled by special teams play
Pet of the week (10/17/10)
Pet name: Darango Owners: Gary and Susie Gibbs Favorite activity: Being sweet. ...
FYI 10/17/10 (10/17/10)
The departments of chemistry and biology at Southeast Missouri State University will host the second annual Halloween Science Night from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday in various rooms in Magill and Rhodes halls on Southeast's campus. The event will be an opportunity for area children ages 5 to 12 to experience science in action. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required. For more information, call 986-4920...
High and low: One family's story of diabetes (10/17/10)
Editor's Note: This is the fifth in a series of articles from the Dexter Daily Statesman focusing on special needs of special children. By Noreen Hyslop Dexter Daily Statesman Every day, four times a day, 4-year-old Anna Ellinghouse is stuck with a needle full of insulin that sustains her life. And for the rest of her life, that pattern is expected to continue. Anna has diabetes...
Love and acceptance: The Rev. Randall S. Morse loves several things about Scott City First Assembly of God (10/17/10)
In the 16 years the Rev. Randall S. Morse has served Scott City First Assembly of God, he has come to love several things about his church. But he said his main joy is seeing how his church loves and accepts people "no matter what their status is." He was a teen leader and became a full-time pastor in 1985. ...
Adopt Schroeder (10/17/10)
Schroder is a 9-week-old kitten who's full of energy and ready play. He's very lovable and enjoys being handled. For more information, contact the Humane Society at 334-5837. ...
Adopt Nadia (10/17/10)
Nadia is a 1-year-old cat. She's a fun little cat and loves everything. Nadia is spayed and is up-to-date on shots. For more information, contact Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Mike Smythe wins Emmy for ViewPoint (10/17/10)
KFVS12 vice president and general manger Mike Smythe was presented the 2010 Emmy Award in the category of "Commentary/Editorial" for his ViewPoint segment. The Emmy was awarded at the annual National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences banquet held earlier this month in St. ...
McDonald's donates to Jackson school foundation (10/17/10)
The McDonald's of Jackson hosted a McTeacher's Night in September with 25 percent of the proceeds from all sales between 4 and 8 p.m. that day donated to the Jackson R-2 Foundation. The funds will be used throughout the district to award grants for teachers. ...
Jackson graduate completes training at Fort Benning (10/17/10)
Former Cape Girardeau resident Justin L. Greable has graduated from the infantryman training at Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga. The training consists of basic infantry training and advanced individual training. During the nine weeks of basic combat training, Greable received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons employment, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid skills, and Army history, core values and traditions. ...
Man finds wedding ring in grandmother's garden (10/17/10)
Associated Press SHELBY, Mont. -- A Montana woman received a big surprise for her 80th birthday -- the wedding ring she lost eight years ago. Norma Welker of Shelby tells the Great Falls Tribune she took the ring off while she was arranging flowers cut from her garden. A phone call distracted her while she cleaned up and she didn't realize the ring was missing until after her trash had been hauled away. She searched the compost pile with no luck and figured the ring was gone forever...
Community celebrates 'Diamond in the Rough' (10/17/10)
Tailor Institute held its "Diamond in the Rough" dinner in the Southeast Missouri State University River Campus atrium Oct. 9. The dinner raises money for The Tailor Institute, which provides work training and tools to help high-functioning autistic people to live and work as independently as possible...
To finish life well, focus more on what you do, not say (10/17/10)
Our work consumes much of our lives. Whether you are taking your first job or making the transition to a new career at the end of your life, you would like to look back at what was built and know that you leave a legacy, taking confidence in knowing you have finished well...
Some punishments cannot be reversed (10/17/10)
Some sermons stay with you longer than others. Especially when the content is unforgettable. Years ago, a pastor preached a message on capital punishment. In his message, he confessed to being a longtime opponent of state-implemented execution. He revealed that events caused him to change his mind. An organist with whom he had worked had been killed in a robbery. His palpable anger over her death caused the pastor to embrace the position he had formerly scorned...
Prolific little bloodsuckers (10/17/10)
The oldest known mosquito is one found in a piece of Canadian amber estimated to be 79 million years old. It looks very much like any member of about 3,500 mosquito species worldwide today. Mosquitoes lay eggs in standing water. Birdbaths, water bowls for outdoor pets, old abandoned car tires and buckets or cans left where rainwater can collect are all good breeding places for mosquitoes...
Bertha Lingle (10/17/10)
ANNA, Ill. -- Bertha Lingle, 93, of Anna died at Friday, Oct. 15, 2010, at Anna Rehab and Care Center in Anna. Visitation will be from noon until the funeral service begins at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Anna. The Rev. Dr. Jim Clark will officiate...
Michele Thompson (10/17/10)
Michele D. Thompson, 48, passed away Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010, at her home near Burfordville. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to time of service Tuesday at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. at the funeral home, with the Rev. Morris Cobb officiating...
Elizabeth Oldham (10/17/10)
Elizabeth Kinder Oldham, 86, formerly of Burfordville, died Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2010, at Presbyterian Hospital of Plano in Plano, Texas. McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Robert Boehl (10/17/10)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Robert F. Boehl, 85, of Marble Hill died Oct. 15, 2010, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 1, 1925, at Stuart, Ark., he was the son of Frederick and Martha Belle Ellis Boehl. Robert retired as a lineman from Union Electric at Charleston, Mo. He served in the Navy in the South Pacific during World War II and was a lifetime member of the VFW Post 1014 at Alton, Mo. He was of the Baptist faith...
Christina Sanford (10/17/10)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Christina Marie Sanford, 29, of Glenallen died Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at Hutchings Funeral Chapel in Marble Hill, Mo. The funeral will begin at 1 p.m. at the funeral chapel, with burial in Old Union Cemetery near Bessville, Mo...
Stacey Massey (10/17/10)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Stacey Todd Massey, 49, of Marble Hill died Friday, Oct. 15, 2010, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Monday at Liley Funeral Home in Marble Hill. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Cane Creek Cemetery, with the Rev. Bud Armstrong officiating...
Mary Taylor (10/17/10)
BENTON, Mo. -- Mary F. Taylor, 66, of Benton died Oct. 15, 2010, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 29, 1944, at Leslie, Ark., daughter of the late Thelma Leona Tester. On Aug. 1, 1960, at Morley, Mo., she married Larry Taylor; he survives of the home in Benton...
Births 10/17/10 (10/17/10)
Son to Joshua Mark and Sonya Marie Glastetter of New Hamburg, Mo., Southeast Missouri Hospital, 1:37 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010. Name, Henry James. Weight, 4 pounds, 4 ounces. Mrs. Glastetter is the former Sonya Jansen, daughter of Norman Jansen and JoEllen Jansen of Leopold, Mo. She is employed at Orthopedic Associates. Glastetter is the son of Daniel Glastetter and Mary Glastetter of New Hamburg. He is operations supervisor at Noranda Aluminum...
Ham - Dunaway (10/17/10)
Jessica Leigh Ham and Jeffrey Donald Dunaway were married April 17, 2010, at St. Vincent de Paul Church in Cape Girardeau. The Rev. David Hulshof performed the ceremony. Pianist was Cheryl Oberhaus and vocalists were Nicole Arnzen and Dennis Browning, all of Cape Girardeau...
Worley - Wolf (10/17/10)
Emily Nicole Worley and Jeffrey Robert Wolf exchanged wedding vows June 12, 2010, at Holy Infant Catholic Church in Ballwin, Mo. Monsignor Thomas Dempsey performed the ceremony. Organist was Elizabeth Shafer of Fernandina Beach, Fla., aunt of the bride. Soloist was Alan Bruns of Cape Girardeau...
Gold - Kielhofner (10/17/10)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Steve and Kathy Gold of Sikeston announce the engagement of their daughter, Lacey Lynn Gold, to Kevin Lee Kielhofner, both of Oran, Mo. He is the son of Mark and Kay Kielhofner of Perkins, Mo., and Mike and Kyle Kluesner of Oran...
Ward - Dirnberger (10/17/10)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Walter and Cheryl Jones of Sikeston announce the engagement of their daughter, Gretchen Lynn Ward of Scott City, to Travis Gerard Dirnberger of Oran, Mo. He is the son of Renee and Elmer VanderMierden of Advance, Mo., and Gerard and Shari Dirnberger of Oran. Ward is also the daughter of the late Glenn Ward of Scott City...
Gresham - Carlton (10/17/10)
Tom Cook and Joyce Felty of Cape Girardeau announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristin Ann Gresham, to Clint Joseph Carlton. He is the son of Les and Judy Carlton of Cape Girardeau. Gresham is employed at Rolling Hills Farm and Equine. Carlton is employed by Little River Drainage District...
Yount - Bagot (10/17/10)
Brett and Angelia Yount of Cape Girardeau announce the engagement of their daughter, Paige Marie Yount, to Jacob Laurence Bagot. He is the son of James Bagot and Lisa Grisby of Cape Girardeau. Yount is a 2010 graduate of Central High School. She received an associate degree in child development from Mineral Area College, and is majoring in early childhood education at Southeast Missouri State University. She is employed at A Step At A Time Preschool...
Quade - 62 Years (10/17/10)
Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Quade of Cape Girardeau observed their 62nd wedding anniversary Saturday. Quade and Dorothy Brucker were married Oct. 16, 1948, at St. Augustine Church in Kelso, Mo., by the Rev. Joe Keusenkothen. Their attendants were Pauline Brucker Uhrhan, Betty Quade Brucker, Clarence and Lawrence Brucker...
Griffith - 50 Years (10/17/10)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Mr. and Mrs. W.E. Griffith Sr. of Chaffee recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married Oct. 15, 1960, at St. Patrick's Church in Cairo, Ill., by the Rev. Kilfoil. Their attendants were Norma Vowels and Richard Peddie...
Campbell - 55 Years (10/17/10)
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Campbell of Cape Girardeau celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary with a family dinner at their home Oct. 15, 2010. Hosts were their children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Campbell and Alfredia Scott were married Oct. 15, 1955, in Marion, Ind...
Jackson police/fire report 10/17/10 (10/17/10)
The Jackson Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. Arrests Jackson firefighters responded to the following calls Friday:...
Cape Girardeau police report 10/17/10 (10/17/10)
The Cape Girardeau Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. Arrests The Cape Girardeau Sheriff's Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. DWI...
Cape Girardeau fire report 10/17/10 (10/17/10)
Firefighters responded to the following calls Thursday:...
Out of the past 10/17/10 (10/17/10)
Five new officers have been hired by the Cape Girardeau Police Department and will be sworn in tomorrow; the officers are Alan D. Bisher and Kenton R. Martin, both of Cape Girardeau; Jerry D. Canady of Sikeston, Mo.; David E. Felton, originally from the Chicago area, and Jackie A. Wimp of Hornersville, Mo...
School menus for Oct. 18 to 22 (10/17/10)
MONDAY--Chicken nuggets or ham & cheese on bun, chicken & herb rice, mixed fruit cup, Krispy Kreme wafer cookie. TUESDAY--Fish sticks or turkey & cheese on bun, potato wedges with cheese, strawberry fruit cup. WEDNESDAY--Beef steak & country gravy or ham & cheese on bun, au gratin potatoes, hot roll, cinnamon applesauce...
Casino vote will have severe implications (10/17/10)
By Mark Anderson On Nov. 2 the voters of Cape Girardeau will decide if Cape Girardeau should have a casino. There are several issues related to this vote which affect everyone in our city, regardless of one's religious or non-religious affiliation. Some may argue they are not worried about the "pathological" gambler. ...
I'm from Washington, and I'm here to help (10/17/10)
by Michael Long Here's the problem with Washington, D.C.: We assume everything is about politics. We're not the only folks with this problem. Everybody reaches first for what they know. When the house makes funny noises in the middle of the night, the plumber will tell you it's the pipes. If he's wrong, the cost is a couple of hundred bucks and a wasted day...
Stephen N. Limbaugh Jr. (10/17/10)
Judge Stephen N. Limbaugh Jr. was recently elected president of the State Historical Society of Missouri by the board of trustees at the society's annual meeting Oct. 2. Judge Limbaugh's three-year term begins immediately. He formerly served as vice president of the board...
Don't be fooled on Prop B (10/17/10)
The Humane Society of the United States wants you to believe Proposition B is aimed at stopping "puppy mill" operations. Proposition B will intentionally place law-abiding licensed breeders in the crosshairs with additional layers of costly unnecessary regulation...
Casino remarks not true (10/17/10)
Casino opponent Dr. Richard Martin is entitled to his opinion on gaming. However, he's not entitled to make up facts. At a recent forum, Dr. Martin stated that Boyd Gaming was "thrown out of the state of Missouri." Boyd Gaming wasn't thrown out. Boyd left by choice...
Speak Out 10/17/10 (10/17/10)
***Casino poetry THERE'S talk in the air about a gambling boat Looks like the issue's up for a vote Some will vote "no" and others go with "yes" How it will turn out is anyone's guess
Prayer 10/17/10 (10/17/10)
O Lord, give us knowledge and good judgment to make good decisions. Amen.
Execution Prayer Vigil (10/17/10)
Please join us at a candlelight execution prayer vigil at the Cape County Courthouse Gazebo in Jackson MO on Tuesday, October 19 at 7:00 p.m. "Returning violence for violence multiplies violence, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars." -The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King...
Bird behind a wire (10/17/10)
Bird behind a wire in a parking garage.
Here lizard, lizard (10/17/10)
My daughter Ella found this lizard by a campfire before a hayride. Getting her to let it go proved challenging. She loves animals.
Ashley (L) and Auggie (10/17/10)
Ashley(L),and Auggie on their favorite pillow in the family room.
Autumn Bounty (10/17/10)
Autumn decorations as part of the National Harvest Festival in Silver Dollar City
ladybg on goldenrod (10/17/10)
Ladybug on goldenrod. Taken near Lake Girardeau
sunset (10/17/10)
This was taken near Lake Girardeau
st johns (10/17/10)
St John's church at Leopold, Mo. Taken Thursday, around noon.
Sasha & Katie relaxing (10/17/10)
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