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Stories from Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Technical troubles delay vote count in Bollinger County (11/02/10)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Problems with the ballot counter coupled with an unusually large voter turnout kept candidates in Bollinger County on pins and needles waiting for results Tuesday night. With four precincts counted and 10 waiting at 9 p.m., County Clerk Diane Holzum announced to the people waiting in the hallway that, "this is going to take a long time."...
Cape Girardeau casino issue passes (11/02/10)
With all 15 precincts in, the Cape Girardeau casino issue has passed with a resounding "yes." Now it's up to the Missouri Gaming Commission to determine whether a casino will come to Cape Girardeau...
Mo. US Rep. Emerson wins re-election (11/02/10)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Republican U.S. Rep. Jo Ann Emerson will retain her seat in Congress for an eighth term, holding off a challenge from Democratic newcomer Tommy Sowers. Emerson, who is 61 and from Cape Girardeau, was first elected in 1996 following the death from cancer of her husband, Bill Emerson, who had served Missouri's 8th District for 16 years...
Missouri voters choosing new U.S. Senate, House members (11/02/10)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- For 24 years, Republican Kit Bond has occupied a Missouri seat in the U.S. Senate. Now it will be filled by someone new, yet familiar. Republican U.S. Rep. Roy Blunt and Democratic Secretary of State Robin Carnahan are competing atop Missouri's ballot Tuesday to succeed Bond. Both are known names in Missouri politics...
Casino, fire tax, Prop B and 8th District race bring out voters in Cape Girardeau, Jackson (11/02/10)
Precincts in Cape Girardeau were reporting heavy voter turnout Tuesday morning, some suggesting voter activity is comparable to 2008's presidential campaign, due in large part to strong interest in the city's controversial casino issue and the hotly contested U.S. House race between Jo Ann Emerson and Tommy Sowers.
Cape Girardeau County, state, experience problems with voter registration database (11/02/10)
Election officials in Cape Girardeau County, just like others around the state, haven't been able to access the state's online voter registration database. Laura Egerdal, spokeswoman for the secretary of state's office, says poll workers reported Tuesday that they are having problems
Toys for Tots toy drive kicks off (11/02/10)
The Marine Corps League is about to launch its Toys for Tots campaign in its local service area this year. The toy drive will kick off Thursday and Friday at Toys 'R' Us in Cape Girardeau in hopes of collecting more than 12,000 toys. Marine Corps League members will greet customers and collect toy donations from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.
Fire officials kept busy with investigations in Cairo, Ill. (11/02/10)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Illinois state fire marshal Charles Caldwell has been a busy man. Monday afternoon, Caldwell was deep into investigating a fire that broke out at 408 Martin Luther King Ave. in Cairo late Sunday. The investigation was his third in Cairo in nine days...
Cape Girardeau City Council weighing endorsement of countywide subdivision regs (11/02/10)
Minimum standards for the construction of streets, sewers, water mains and other utilities and infrastructure for new subdivisions in Cape Girardeau County would first require the creation of a county planning commission. And that, according to a joint Cape Girardeau-Jackson advisory committee, would require a vote of the people...
Cape Girardeau School District employees face higher health insurance premium (11/02/10)
Employees in the Cape Girardeau School District would pay more in health insurance costs under a proposed plan to buy down a nearly 20 percent spike in premiums.
Cape Girardeau County Commission ready for hearing on peripheral zoning request (11/02/10)
Cape Girardeau County commissioners said they are ready to move forward on the city of Cape Girardeau's request for instituting a peripheral zoning area in the two miles surrounding the city.
Vote today; polls open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. (11/02/10)
Polls are open statewide today from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Information about voting precincts, polling locations and other election-related topics is available at the county clerk's office or by calling the following numbers. Cape Girardeau County: 243-3547...
Missouri warns motorists to be watch for deer (11/02/10)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri conservation officials are warning motorists to be alert for deer running across roadways. That becomes more common in November because it's breeding season for white-tailed deer, which makes them more active. The Department of Conservation said the first three weeks of November are the peak time for breeding. The deer are most likely to be on roads at dawn, dusk and evening...
Two Stoddard County men arrested on meth-related charges in Scott County (11/02/10)
BENTON, Mo. -- Drug charges were filed against two Bell City, Mo., men Monday, after a weekend search of their vehicle and residence turned up key components in manufacturing methamphetamine, according to a news release from the Scott County Sheriff's Department...
Southeast Missouri man shot by father faces assault charges (11/02/10)
CAMPBELL, Mo. -- The Campbell man allegedly shot in the stomach by his father was charged Thursday with assaulting his father with a knife. Ricky Lee McCurter Jr., 28, of the 800 block of Morgan Street was charged with the Class B felony of first-degree assault and the unclassified felony of armed criminal action by Dunklin County Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Jonce B. Chidister...
Jackson aldermen OK uptown street closures for next year's Homecomers (11/02/10)
The Jackson Board of Aldermen approved a central business district street closure request from the American Legion for Homecomers 2011, establishing next year's festival in the uptown district from July 26 to July 30. While temporary street closures are common approvals for the board, Mayor Barbara Lohr said that one is significant because it dispels rumors the event is being moved to the city park...
Highway 25 in Cape County reduced to one lane for patching (11/02/10)
Highway 25 between Highway 77 and Route P in Cape Girardeau County will be reduced to one lane today while Missouri Department of Transportation crews make pavement repairs. Weather permitting, the work will take place from 7 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...
Route FF in Cape County reduced to one lane for drainage repairs (11/02/10)
Route FF from the Interstate 55 overpass to County Road 436 in Cape Girardeau County will be reduced to one lane with a 14-foot width restriction today while Missouri Department of Transportation crews perform drainage repairs. Weather permitting, work will be performed from 8 a.m. to 3:30 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 MoDOT's Customer Service Center at 1-888-275-6636...
Cape Girardeau City Council action (11/02/10)
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Schweich holds lead over Mo. Auditor Montee (11/02/10)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Republican challenger Tom Schweich was leading Democratic Missouri Auditor Susan Montee with about two-thirds of the votes tallied. Schweich is a former State Department official and first-time candidate for elected office. Montee was first elected in 2006 and is an accountant and lawyer...
Longtime Mo. Rep. Skelton loses to GOP opponent (11/02/10)
Mo. voters approve ban on real estate tax (11/02/10)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Missouri voters have approved a constitutional amendment that bans a real estate tax. The measure approved Tuesday prohibits the real estate transfer tax that is levied when homes, land and other property is sold. The transfer tax is charged like sales taxes based on the price of the property...
Republican Long wins election to SW Mo House seat (11/02/10)
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) -- Political newcomer Billy Long has won election to the southwest Missouri House seat being vacated by Republican Rep. Roy Blunt. Long, a Republican, defeated Democrat Scott Eckersley in Tuesday's election for the 7th District. Blunt did not seek re-election because he ran for -- and won -- the U.S. Senate seat vacated by Republican Kit Bond's retirement...
Republican Blunt wins open Mo. Senate seat (11/02/10)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Missouri Republican Rep. Roy Blunt is being promoted to the U.S. Senate. Blunt has defeated Democratic Secretary of State Robin Carnahan to claim the seat being vacated by retiring Republican Sen. Kit Bond. Blunt is a former member of House Republican leadership who has represented southwest Missouri's 7th Congressional District since 1997...
Mo. US Rep. Luetkemeyer wins 2nd term (11/02/10)
Some parts of Missouri reporting high voter turnout (11/02/10)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Some parts of Missouri are reporting higher than expected voter turnout. Dave Reinhart, with the Clay County Board of Elections, says turnout by mid-afternoon Tuesday in the county near Kansas City was about 50 percent, better than the 40 percent he expected. St. Charles officials in eastern Missouri say they are predicting a voter turnout of 65 to 70 percent...
Century-old former casino riverboat on the market (11/02/10)
ST. LOUIS -- A century-old riverboat that's been a fixture along St. Louis' Mississippi River banks couldn't survive as an aging casino in the region's fast-growing gambling market. Now the vessel's sellers are wagering they can find someone willing to give the behemoth a go as something else...
KC woman, 81, to resign from legislature (11/02/10)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A Democratic state senator from Kansas City is resigning her seat in the Missouri Legislature at the end of this year. Eighty-one-year-old Sen. Yvonne Wilson says she's retiring to spend more time at home and believes it's time to step aside and let a younger person serve. She submitted her resignation letter to Gov. Jay Nixon on Monday...
Republican topples Feingold in Wisconsin (11/02/10)
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans have claimed a prominent liberal incumbent, toppling three-term Democratic Sen. Russell Feingold of Wisconsin. Feingold was the second Democrat incumbent senator to fall, after Blanche Lincoln of Arkansas. Republicans also have taken away two other Democratic seats, in Indiana and North Dakota, where the incumbent lawmakers were retiring...
GOP gains House seats; tea party favorites thrive (11/02/10)
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans picked up Senate seats in Indiana and Arkansas and toppled House incumbents in three states in midterm elections Tuesday night, early fruits of a drive to break the Democrats' grip on power in Congress. Tea party favorites Rand Paul in Kentucky and Marco Rubio in Florida coasted to easy Senate victories, overcoming months of withering Democratic attacks on their conservative views, but Christine O'Donnell was trounced in Delaware...
Democrat Lincoln falls in Arkansas (11/02/10)
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Arkansas Sen. Blanche Lincoln has become the first Senate Democratic incumbent to fall in Tuesday's election. The two-term Democrat was defeated by Rep. John Boozman. Lincoln's loss was another boost to Republicans who were already cheering the victories of two tea party candidates, Rand Paul in Kentucky and Marco Rubio in Florida...
GOP celebrates first fruits of expected big night (11/02/10)
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans gained a Senate seat in Indiana and powered to leads in 10 House districts currently held by Democrats in midterm elections Tuesday night, early fruits of a drive to break the Democrats' grip on power in Congress.
Legalize-pot activists push for upset win in California (11/02/10)
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- California voters decided Tuesday whether to make their state the first to legalize recreational marijuana, drawing worldwide attention atop the 160 ballot measures in 37 states that also included divisive proposals to slash taxes and ban abortion...
Voters cast ballots; Control of Congress at stake (11/02/10)
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The fate of the Democratic Congress was put before voters Tuesday in midterm elections that drew Americans to balloting stations starting before dawn, some clamoring for change, others digging in their heels against resurgent Republicans. Expectations took hold in both camps that the political order was in for a makeover in these anxious times...
GOP confident before election (11/02/10)
WASHINGTON -- A takeover of the House in sight, Republicans brimmed with confidence while Democrats braced for losses on the eve of recession-era elections for control of Congress and dozens of statehouses. "The American people are in charge," declared GOP leader John Boehner, vowing to shrink the size and cost of government if his party wins power today...
Mail bombs 4 times larger than Christmas plot (11/02/10)
WASHINGTON -- Al-Qaida's top bombmaker raised his game, officials believe, by following his miss on a crowded U.S.-bound passenger jet last Christmas with four times more explosives packed into bombs hidden on flights from Yemen. The two bombs contained 300 and 400 grams of the industrial explosive PETN, according to a German security official, who briefed reporters Monday in Berlin on condition of anonymity in line with department guidelines...
Court hints at tossing part of new immigration law in Ariz. (11/02/10)
SAN FRANCISCO -- Arizona's immigration law faced tough scrutiny from a federal appeals panel Monday as the state's governor appeared in person to support the controversial provision on the day before the election in which she's seeking her first full term...
Al-Qaida turncoat alerted Saudis to plot (11/02/10)
SAN'A, Yemen -- A leading al-Qaida militant in Yemen who surrendered to Saudi Arabia provided information that helped thwart the mail bomb plot, Yemeni security officials said Monday. The officials said Jabir al-Fayfi, a Saudi militant who had joined al-Qaida in Yemen but handed himself over in late September, told Saudi officials about the plan. ...
Indonesia volcano shoots new blast; 21 more are rumbling (11/02/10)
MOUNT MERAPI, Indonesia -- Deafening explosions of hot gas rattled evacuees miles from an Indonesian volcano Monday, the latest eruption in a deadly week. The country reported increased rumblings at 21 other active volcanoes, raising questions about what's causing the uptick along some of the world's most volatile fault lines...
Crusaders win district in shootout (11/02/10)
Saxony Lutheran ended a scoreless duel with four goals in shootout
Central reaches district semis (11/02/10)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- It was that the ball was going to get through a maze of players and into the net when Central senior Myles Edwards let loose on a free kick from far outside the box. But it did. And it was a tone-setter for the rest of the night...
Brennan sets the way for Bulldogs (11/02/10)
Shannon Brennan walked into Notre Dame and started on the varsity volleyball team as a freshman. The standout senior is trying to lead the Bulldogs to a Class 3 state championship three years later. "Overall she's a great player," Notre Dame coach Tara Stroup said. ...
Redhawks football cracks top 10 in polls (11/02/10)
The Southeast Missouri State football team now can call itself a top-10 squad. Southeast moved up to No. 9 and 10 in the two major Football Championship Subdivision, formerly Division I-AA, polls released Monday. The Redhawks are ninth in The Sports Network media poll and 10th in the coaches poll after being rated 11th by both organizations last week...
Second Memphis prep player commits to Southeast (11/02/10)
southeast gets a verbal commitment from another highly regarded prep player
Rams enter bye week at .500 (11/02/10)
St. Louis will take time to heal before resuming play Nov. 14 against the 49ers
MD group says specialist should review concussions (11/02/10)
NEW YORK -- Athletes of all ages who are suspected of suffering a concussion should be evaluated by a specialist before they return to sports, a major doctors group said Monday in the latest sign of concern over potential lasting damage from head injuries...
More not always better with in vitro fertilization (11/02/10)
LOS ANGELES -- More tries aren't necessarily better when it comes to in vitro fertilization. New research found that about 1 in 3 women had a baby the first time they tried a test tube embryo, and that improved to nearly 1 in 2 with a second try...
Glen Bohnsack (11/02/10)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Glen Bohnsack, 83, of Marble Hill died Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010, at Woodland Hills Nursing Home in Marble Hill. Graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Bollinger County Memorial Park Pavilion, with Paul Robins and Ted Spencer officiating. Burial will be in the cemetery...
Andrew Elizalde (11/02/10)
Andrew E. Elizalde, 51, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Nov. 1, 2010, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Myrtle Vogel (11/02/10)
Myrtle Ellen Vogel, 77, of Cape Girardeau passed away Monday, Nov. 1, 2010, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Church in Jackson. Entombment will be in Cape County Memorial Park Mausoleum...
Dr. Charles McGinty (11/02/10)
Dr. Charles Patterson "Charlie" McGinty Sr., 85, passed away Sunday, Oct. 31, 2010, in Cape Girardeau, with his beloved wife, Martha Lou, and their five children at his bedside. He is survived by his wife; children, Becky Mocherman (Rodger), Charles "Chuck" McGinty Jr. (Laura), Jane Courter, Dr. Frank McGinty (Bipi), and Margaret Yates (Ted); 12 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren...
Olivia Engram (11/02/10)
VANDUSER, Mo. -- Olivia Engram, 89, of Vanduser died Sunday, Oct. 31, 2010, at the home of a daughter in Sikeston, Mo. She was born July 31, 1921, in Double Springs, Ala., to Francis Marion and Docia Olive Jackson McDonald. She was a member of the Church of Christ at Vanduser, a Girl Scout leader, active in Vanduser PTA, and extension club...
Wanda Holland (11/02/10)
Wanda Holland, 88, of Advance, Mo., passed away Sunday, Oct. 31, 2010, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 16, 1922, at Bell City, Mo., daughter of Green and Lucy Simmons Lee. She and David Holland were married Jan. 27, 1940, in Jackson. He preceded her in death Aug. 26, 2001...
Kaylie Lufcy-Nunnery (11/02/10)
BENTON, Mo. -- Kaylie Renee Lufcy-Nunnery of Benton died shortly after birth Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010, at St. Mary's Health Center in St. Louis. She was the daughter of Shane Nunnery of Jackson and Marie Lufcy of Benton. Survivors include her parents; maternal grandparents, Terry Lufcy of Benton and Vanessa Peterson of Scott City; paternal grandparents, Kenneth Nunnery of Park Hills, Mo., and Tammy McDermott of Jackson; maternal great-grandparents, Gena Peterson of Scott City, Anna Lynch of Benton, and Freeman Lufcy of Perryville; paternal great-grandparents, Marcia Franks of Cape Girardeau and Tom Steinbrenner of Jackson; an uncle, Austin Peterson; an aunt, Brittney Ipock; other aunts and cousins.. ...
Dr. William Stewart (11/02/10)
Dr. William H. Stewart, 81, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Mounds, Ill., died Friday, Oct. 29, 2010, at the Lutheran Home. He was born Sept. 10, 1929, in Mounds, son of John F. and Ada Wesenberg Stewart. He was married to Peggy Stewart, who preceded him in death in 2005...
Leon McMannis (11/02/10)
MURPHYSBORO, Ill. -- Leon McMannis, 74, of Murphysboro passed away Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010, at St. Joseph Memorial Hospital in Murphysboro. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. today at Pettett Funeral Home in Murphysboro, with Rick Sutton officiating. Burial will be in Murdale Gardens of Memory...
Joseph Menley (11/02/10)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- The Book of Life closed for Joseph Menley, 90, of Chaffee Sunday, Oct. 31, 2010, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 14, 1920, in Zadock, Mo., to Henry and Nicy Menley. Menley was a retired cement mason and spent 30 years working for various contractors in Southeast Missouri building roads, bridges, and buildings in the area. He was proud to receive his gold 30-year pin upon retirement...
Births 11/2/10 (11/02/10)
Daughter to Bryan Scott and Tyra Dianne Johnson of Cape Girardeau, Southeast Missouri Hospital, 2:39 p.m. Monday, Oct. 25, 2010. Name, Alexandra Dianne. Weight, 7 pounds, 14 ounces. First child. Mrs. Johnson is the former Tyra Reppert, daughter of Jerry and Dianne Reppert of Anna, Ill. She is employed by Reppert's Office Supplies. Johnson is the son of Mackie and Naomi Johnson of Thayer, Mo. He is employed by U.S. Food Service...
Scott City Elementary School (11/02/10)
Scott City Elementary School A Honor Roll 3rd grade: Noah Braun, Joseph Brown, Emma Bryant, Zeth Burkholder, Gavin Crider, Carlie Estes, Mason Koeberl, Zoe Lee, Alexys Littlepage, Landon O'Brien, Tony Seabaugh, Spencer Stratman, Porcelain Wells, Ashley Wilthong...
Scott City High School (11/02/10)
Scott City High School High Honor Roll 9th grade: Hailey Clayton, Megan Foster, Nathan Kieffer, Aimee Lathum, Matthew Schroeter. 10th grade: Nicholas Bollinger, Ryan Brock, Julie Holder, Elaina Irvin, Brooke McCulley, Alexis Spriggs, Brianna Sykes. 11th grade: Lance Bollinger, Adam Bowers, Morgan Brendel, Jenna Cummins, Taylor Glueck, Travis Goodin, Andrea Gray, Kathryn Hogan, Lindsay Kern, Brittany Kiefer, Lauren Pratt, Landon Robert, Tyler Schwettman, Brandon Shemonia, Mikah Simpson...
Cape Central Junior high (11/02/10)
Cape Central Junior High School A Honor Roll 7th grade: Brooke Anderson, Jessica Anderson, Hannah Barker, Benjamin Bittner, Sarah Boerboom, Hanna Borders, Hannah Braswell, Sydney Deneke, Reed Dickson, Anna Garner, Steven Hendricks, Timothy Huey, Garrett Jackson, Lauren Kimberly, Hannah Knight, Kaitlyn Lukefahr, Hattie Madsen, Bailey Manley, Jayden Marra, Peyton Mink, Clayton Monia, Shelby Powers, Jennifer Ramsey, Linzee Rosen, Izabella Sander, Megan Saylor, Corey Serrano, Bailey Sheehan, Megan Sheeley, Samartha Shrestha, Alexander Smith, Megan Smith, Thomas Sparkman, Matthew Stearns, Belinda Strack, Stephen Sugarbaker, Moriah Terry, Lauren Uhls, Adrienne Underwood, Casey Vaughn, Gabriella Vieira, Anne Wilferth, Rachel Williams, Sophia Wilson, Shane Wright.. ...
Kelly Elementary School (11/02/10)
Kelly Elementary School 3rd grade: Matthew Agin, Hayden Bollinger, Noah Bridges, Bri'anna Buchanon, Victoria Collom, Karissa Denning, Haley Dodd, Allison Ferrell, Colton Glastetter, Molly Hanners, Riley Holdiness, Kelly Ivy, Trent Kelsey, Carolina Lara, Mason Laymon, Mason Martini, Addie Nichols, Jacob Ott, Colton Sanders, Sabrina Williams, Rileigh Chatman, Rylee Crumley, Kelsi Genereau,
Leopold High School (11/02/10)
A Honor Roll 7th grade: Zach Beel, Brittany Garland, John Gray, Emily Seiler, Garrett Thele, Lexi Vandeven. 8th grade: Ashlyn Bucher, Austin Bucher, Maria Calvert, Bailee Cope, Zach Elfrink, Caitlyn Landewee, Leah Landewee, Lindsay Thiele. 9th grade: Nathan Cope, Sydney Eeftink, Casey Graham, Kacie Hampton, Dillan Vandeven...
Blanchard Elementary School (11/02/10)
Blanchard Elementary School A Honor Roll 4th grade: Christian Bollinger, Roman Ketcherside, Olivia Lambert, Clayton Seabaugh, Jaelyn Simmons. B Honor Roll 4th grade: David Brown, Olivis Courtway-Riebeling, Ashton Derrow, Victoria Dodd, Matthew Diamond, Alivia Dyke, Na'Coby Edwards, Beta Epps, Triston Lineberry, Jordan Long, Zemiah Mackins, Claryssa Martin, Aurora May, Makeda Miles, J'Myn Nabors, Shukria Patterson, Trinity Pavon-Roman, Kamdyn Rhodes, T.J. ...
Alma Schrader Elementary (11/02/10)
Alma Schrader Elementary School A Honor Roll 4th grade: Payton Alexander, Erica Beard, Lauren Beasley, Miracle Bird, Jeffrey Bittle, Cameron Borders, Elise Caldwell, Desirea Carver, Sydney Casey, Anna Clippard, Emma Crisman, Alyssa Davis, Hyrum Dickson, Addison Essner, Madison Fouts, Grace Goeckeler, Graham Greenhill, Molly Hastings, Darian Huffman, Stephen Jones, Zach Kelley, Haylee Kilburn, Luke Laramore, Phoebe Law, McKenna Lee, Anna Mattison, Jordan Maxton, Abigail Reazer, Kaitlin Ritter, X'Adriana Scott, Ellie Senn, Hayden Smee, Morgan Stafford, Carter Sterling, Kristen Tarno, Kentaro Tenaka, Hannah Thomas.. ...
Cape Girardeau police report 11/2/10 (11/02/10)
Cape Girardeau The Cape Girardeau Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. DWI Arrests Summonses Thefts Property damage Miscellaneous Southeast Missouri State University...
Jackson police/fire report 11/2/10 (11/02/10)
POLICE The Jackson Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. Arrest Theft FIRE Firefighters responded to the following calls Monday: ...
Out of the past 11/2/10 (11/02/10)
Southeast Missouri State University has the third largest enrollment among public universities in Missouri based on figures that determine full-term enrollment; Southeast's "full-time equivalency" of 8,037 ranks the school behind the University of Missouri-Columbia at 21,153 and Southwest Missouri State University at 12,010...
From self-reliance to servitude (11/02/10)
By Ed Feulner We use a variety of yardsticks to judge whether our country is on the right track. Is inflation up? Has unemployment dropped? What's the stock market doing today? Here's another one: Are Americans, who have long prided themselves on their freedom and self-reliance, becoming more dependent on government, or less?...
Gifted students (11/02/10)
Voters will go to the polls today to determine their elected representation at several levels of government. One issue that our elected officials must deal with -- both at the state and federal level -- is education. While Southeast Missouri schools do an excellent job in educating the area's students, school districts have been forced to make difficult decisions on gifted programs...
River Heritage Museum events (11/02/10)
With your help, the Cape River Heritage Museum continues to be a lively place. In the past few months we've celebrated the 90th anniversary of women's right to vote, held receptions for local authors and welcomed more than 200 visitors on a single day during the Fourth of July...
Speak Out 11/2/10 (11/02/10)
WHEN you give tax breaks to the rich, they, in turn, hire more people and open more businesses. As a result, more people are paying taxes and the federal revenue increases. The other option is to keep raising taxes on everyone. The result is for the poor to pay more and the rich go overseas, therefore forcing the poor to pay more in taxes. The class hatred in this country is insane...
Prayer 11/2/10 (11/02/10)
O Lord, may we be compassionate and kind towards others. Amen.
HERMAN ZE GERMAN Joins Bigg Time Agency Roster (11/02/10)
Ex-SCORPIONS drummer Herman Rarebell's band HERMAN ZE GERMAN have joined the roster of Los Angeles based Bigg Time Entertainment. Biggtime Entertainment is the US booking agency for KIX, SLAUGHTER, GREAT WHITE, SWEET, KEEL, NELSON, XYZ, STEPHEN PEARCY (of RATT), LEATHERWOLF, BANG TANGO, JETBOY, BLACK N BLUE, JANI LANE (ex-WARRANT), TIFFANY, HOLLYWOOD ALLSTARZ, and many others...
DRIvIN RAIN live webcast from Nashville on Nov 19th (11/02/10)
On November 19th 2010 Catch a live webcast of Rock City Angels, River City Tanlines, and Drivin Rain LIVE at The Muse In Nashville Tennessee. The concert will be broadcast worldwide from UStream and The Muse. The concert is a CD release party for FNA RECORDS. ...
The Rite Group launches new Atlanta-based website (11/02/10)
The Rite Group launched another new web site, www.redclaydems.org, which promotes the Red Clay Democrats Political Action Committee of Atlanta, GA. This Political Action Committee energizes and organizes active participation in Georgia's Democratic future, and remains open to anyone sharing this mission. ...
CapeAreaHabitat's 1st Homeowner Completes Mortgage (11/02/10)
Hayti, MO -- Mr. A. C. Logan recently celebrated making the final mortgage payment on his Habitat home located at 406 S. Sixth Street in Hayti, MO. With the help of Dale Humphries, President of the Board of Directors, Habitat for Humanity-Cape Area, Inc., and Becky Fluchel, Cape Area Habitat's Office Manager, Mr. Logan tore up the mortgage documents signifying complete retirement of all debt remaining on his home...
Huntin' Camp is Friday (11/02/10)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- Join the Missouri Department of Conservation in celebrating the passion and respect Missourians have for the great outdoors at Huntin' Camp this Friday. The event is from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center and is designed to help new and experienced hunters improve their skills. This is an event to include family and friends to help pass on the importance of conservation and preservation of Southeast Missouri's best natural resources...
First Deer (11/02/10)
Wesley Blattel shows off his first deer. The doe was shot on a Cape county farm, saturday October 30th, during the Missouri youth season.The deer came right in to the grunt and bleat calls he and his dad used.
Bridge over Kentucky Lake (11/02/10)
Heading west across Kentucky Lake into Aurora Ky
Bret Michaels makes a quick stop in Cape (11/02/10)
Poison lead singer and international rock of love Bret Michaels made a unexpected quick stop at The Cape Wal-Mart on Nov 1st 2010.
Sunset on the Gulf (11/02/10)
This photo was taken at sunset at St. Joe Beach, Florida last month.
Lady Liberty (11/02/10)
Statue Of Liberty in New York harbor. I hope everyone voted today.
Adopt Darcey (11/02/10)
Darcey is a 5 month old lab mix. She is a very sweet little girl and quite laid back. She is also very good with children. Darcey has been vaccinated and de-wormed and is ready to meet you. If you would like to meet Darcey, stop by the Humane Society at 2536 Boutin Drive, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701. If you have questions you may call 573-334-5837, or may see Darcey and other great pets at www.semopets.org...
Hefty Harvest (11/02/10)
Molly Phegley, from Wendi Orenstein's 3rd grade class at Nell Holcomb School, grew this hefty cabbage through the "3rd Grade Cabbage Program" sponsored by Bonnie Plants out of Union Springs, Alabama. Each spring Bonnie Plants sends seedlings for the students to grow. In the fall students harvest their cabbage and enter their hefty harvest in a contest to win $1000 scholarship. Good Luck Molly!...
Albino hummingbird (11/02/10)
Margaret M. Barks submitted this photo of an albino hummingbird visiting the feeder in West Cape Girardeau in October.
Our Little Ninja (11/02/10)
Our grandson Trenton shows his skills as a Ninja on Halloween night. I hope he didn't scare anyone out there!
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