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Southeast Missourian seeks comments from hunters, landowners (11/08/10)
Are you a landowner who feels hunters are trespassing on your land in order to find their kills? Or are you a hunter who tries to go out of your way to stay off private land when hunting? Southeast Missourian reporter Erin Hevern would like to talk to you for an upcoming story. Contact Erin at ehevern@semissourian.com or 388-3635...
Central Junior High choir showcase coming Thursday (11/08/10)
The Central Junior High School Stage Choir will present "Showstoppers Tonight!," a dinner showcase featuring the 150-member stage choir and spotlighting "Starz on the Rise." The musical theater troupe presented "Sing, America, Sing!", a musical variety show this past summer...
Weather service issues red flag warning for Southeast Missouri (11/08/10)
The National Weather Service issued a red flag warning for all of Southeast Missouri today due to high fire danger. The warning is in effect until 6 p.m. Low humidity and winds between 10 and 20 miles per hour have created an elevated risk of fire across the region, the weather service said in its warning. The warning means that outdoor burning is discouraged...
Most Cape Girardeau County seniors still living on own, often going out, survey finds (11/08/10)
The results of a countywide senior assessment survey issued by the United Way and the Community Caring Council show that many senior citizens in Cape Girardeau County are leading active, independent lives. John McGowan, director of community impact for the United Way of Southeast Missouri, said that not only were most of the seniors surveyed still living on their own but that they were away from home almost every day...
Answering the call: Cape Girardeau battalion chief prefers to be busy (11/08/10)
Anyone who works with Brad Dillow, a battalion chief with the Cape Girardeau Fire Department, knows the man thrives on staying busy and on new experiences. Dillow, a native of Anna, Ill., has served with the Cape Girardeau department for 15 years but is also a full-time firefighter with the Jackson department. ...
Perry County principal: Character program has helped students (11/08/10)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- The Perry County School District has quantifiable proof that character counts. Its Character Education Program, based on the idea that good character builds a foundation for all success, has a distinguished reputation. More important, administrators say, is the difference the initiative is making in academic performance and in the mindset of students...
Magnitude-2.8 temblor hits near Cape Girardeau (11/08/10)
A magnitude-2.8 temblor struck near Cape Girardeau at 7:11 p.m. Sunday. According to the U.S. Geological Survey's website, the epicenter of the temblor was 15 miles southwest of Cape Girardeau and was at a depth of 8.8 miles. The website received reports from people as far away as St. Louis and Memphis, Tenn., feeling the tremor
Missouri on track to lead in meth lab seizures again (11/08/10)
Although a number of Missouri cities have committed to curbing methamphetamine use and production this year, the state is still likely to lead the nation again for the most lab seizures. It would be Missouri's 10th straight year to record the highest number of meth labs. Statistics collected from law enforcement agencies in the state through September show Missouri has more than 1,400 methamphetamine lab seizures already recorded, up 8 percent from the same period in 2009...
New Butler County circuit clerk taking office early (11/08/10)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Gov. Jay Nixon has appointed Cynthia Bowman of Ellsinore, Mo., to the position of Butler County circuit clerk. Bowman was elected as circuit clerk Nov. 2 for a term that begins in January. She will step in immediately to fill the remainder of the term of Emily Parks, who resigned to become director of development at Three Rivers Community College...
Conservation officials warn of fire risk, recommend clearing debris near homes (11/08/10)
The risk of wildfire is currently high in Southeast Missouri, according to Missouri Department of Conservation foresters.According to Joe Garvey, forestry supervisor for the department's Southeast Region, fire dangers are up due to dry weather throughout October, low humidity and a plentiful fire fuel supply such as drying grasses, leaves and storm debris that remains in wooded areas throughout southern Missouri. Garvey urged residents and campers to refrain from burning leaves and trash outdoors and to report any suspicious activity that might be connected with arson fires...
Cape Air's passenger load hits 1,000 a month as company reaches 1-year milestone (11/08/10)
It's late Friday afternoon, and Charlie Kruse is ready to be home. The president of the Missouri Farm Bureau has been in Washington, D.C., for several days for business meetings. If he had flown from D.C. into St. Louis, he'd still be stuck in rush-hour traffic, facing a 130-mile drive to his Dexter home...
It's wish-list time for Missouri businesses (11/08/10)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Like children before Christmas, Missouri business groups are compiling their wish lists following an election that gave Republicans their largest legislative majorities in about a century. Incoming Republican leaders have made businesses the top priority for the legislative session that begins Jan. 5...
The economy recovering, but changes in U.S. spending habits may persist (11/08/10)
NEW YORK -- Layaway, once the province of the poor, has gone mainstream. At the Mall of America in Minnesota, shoppers dart in for just one or two things. In New York, socialites do the unthinkable: They wear the same ball gown twice. During the Great Recession, people made drastic changes in how they spent their money. They stopped treating credit cards as cash. They learned to save and learned to wait...
Gates, Obama urge repeal of military's ban on gays (11/08/10)
WASHINGTON -- Defense Secretary Robert Gates is encouraging Congress to act before year's end to repeal the ban on gays serving openly in the military. It's a position shared by his boss, the president. But his new Marine commandant thinks otherwise and the Senate has not yet taken action, setting up yet another hurdle for gay activists who see their window quickly closing. ...
Republicans in charge take aim at health care overhaul (11/08/10)
WASHINGTON -- Resurgent Republicans rallied Sunday behind an agenda based on opposition to the Obama White House and federal spending, laying the groundwork for gridlock until their 2012 goal: a new president, a "better Senate" and ridding the country of that health care law...
Besides seats, GOP wins sway in redistricting (11/08/10)
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Republicans don't just control much of the electoral map. In some cases, they now have the power to redraw it. Overwhelming victories in statehouses and governors' races across the country last week have placed the GOP in command of redrawing both congressional and legislative districts to conform with census results. ...
Sept. 11 workers face deadline for health settlement over toxic dust (11/08/10)
NEW YORK -- Thousands of laborers, police officers and firefighters suing New York City over their exposure to toxic World Trade Center dust have until the end of today to decide whether to join a legal settlement that could ultimately pay them as much as $815 million...
Settlers got sweet land deals in east Jerusalem (11/08/10)
JERUSALEM -- A string of Israeli governments has helped cement the Jewish presence in Arab areas of Jerusalem by selling or leasing property to settler groups at bargain prices, court documents released Sunday show. The establishment of these Jewish enclaves appears meant to make partition of Jerusalem along ethnic lines -- generally seen as a key aspect of any future peace deal -- exceedingly difficult...
Riot police clash with anti-nuke protesters (11/08/10)
DANNENBERG, Germany -- Activists rappelled down from a high bridge, broke through police lines and chained themselves to German train tracks Sunday, trying to halt a shipment of nuclear waste as they protested Chancellor Angela Merkel's plans to keep using nuclear energy...
There's slim hope for change in Myanmar's first vote in 20 years (11/08/10)
YANGON, Myanmar -- Myanmar's secretive military-ruled government gave no sign Monday of when results from the country's first election in two decades would be released, though it's almost certain power will remain in the hands of the junta and its political proxies...
Iraqi Christians hold Mass week after a deadly assault (11/08/10)
BAGHDAD -- The walls were still splattered with blood and pieces of flesh as Iraqi Christians celebrated Mass on Sunday in the church that just a week before had been the scene of a horrific bloodbath in which dozens died. Parishioners holding candles and wearing black gathered in Baghdad's Our Lady of Salvation church, which had been stripped bare of pews and still bore bullet holes along its walls, while overhead the chandeliers and ceilings were stained with blood...
Central, Sikeston hold rematch in Class 4 sectional (11/08/10)
Central senior Keilon Moore can't wait for the opportunity to prove Week 9 was an aberration. The Tigers' leading rusher only managed 3 yards on six attempts the last time Central faced Sikeston. "I think it means something to my team that I get out there and prove that I can run the ball and do what they need me to do," Moore said...
Tigers' Davis plays key role with multiple duties (11/08/10)
The senior leads the team in interceptions, returns punts and kickoffs, and provides a breather for the starting running backs
Southeast women play final exhibition (11/08/10)
The Redhawks basketball team looks to tighten its defense against Bethel
Blues win seventh straight (11/08/10)
St. Louis blanked the Rangers 2-0 behind the goaltending of Ty Conklin
Add an OVC football title to the Redhawks' firsts (11/08/10)
The Southeast Missouri State football team and its fans finally can focus their full attention on Jacksonville State. And you can bet the Redhawks will have JSU's full attention, especially after what happened Saturday. The Gamecocks no doubt will be stinging from their upset loss at Eastern Kentucky that denied them a chance at an outright Ohio Valley Conference championship...
People on the move 11/8/10 (11/08/10)
People on the move
Talking Shop with Karen Green (11/08/10)
The upcoming holiday season is a time of joy and giving for many people, but its an extremely busy time of the year for the Southeast Missouri Food Bank, executive director Karen Green said. Her job is both a personal challenge and a God-given privilege, she said...
Football wife, business owners headline Global Entrepreneurship Week (11/08/10)
Locals who've launched -- that is, started their own successful business -- and Brenda Warner, wife of former NFL star Kurt Warner, will be highlights of the Southeast Missouri State University Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship's Global Entrepreneurship Week, Nov. 15 to 20. A series of business-focused presentations will be given each day during the week on a variety of topics, including agriculture entrepreneurship and entrepreneurship in the arts...
Larry White (11/08/10)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Larry D. White, of Olive Branch died Sunday, Nov. 7, 2010, at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Crain Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
Bobbie Pearce (11/08/10)
Bobbie Jean Pearce, 84, of East Cape Girardeau, Ill., died Sunday, Nov. 7, 2010 at the Monticello House in Jackson. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Russell Eldridge (11/08/10)
Russell Carl "Butch" Eldridge Jr., of DesArc, Mo., formerly of Glenallen, Mo., died Nov. 4, 2010, at Ironton, Mo. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at Hutchings Funeral Chapel in Marble Hill, Mo. Services will be at 1 p.m. at the funeral home, with burial to follow at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield, Mo...
Charles Musgraves (11/08/10)
Charles E. Musgraves, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to today at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel in Cape Girardeau. Funeral will be at today at the funeral home, with the Rev. Donny Ford officiating...
Lois Brasel (11/08/10)
ANNA, Ill. -- Lois V. Brasel, 74, of Anna died Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010, at the Union County Hospital in Anna. She was born June 18, 1936, in Saratoga, Ill., the daughter of Louie and Gladys Haire Smith. She married Ray Brasel on Jan. 1, 1954 at the Bethel Baptist Church in Cobden, Ill...
Esther Macke (11/08/10)
Esther Macke, 100, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Pocahontas, died Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson and after 9 a.m. Wednesday at the Zion Lutheran Church in Pocahontas...
Gary Howdeshell (11/08/10)
Gary Wayne Howdeshell, 68, of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010, at Southeast Hospital. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel. Services will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel with the Rev. Brett Randall officiating...
Elmer Palsgrove (11/08/10)
Elmer Emerson Palsgrove Jr., 93, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010, at Southeast Hospital. Visitation will be from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel. Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Fairmount Cemetery...
James Prater (11/08/10)
McCLURE, Ill. -- James L. "Jimbo" Prater, 60, of McClure, died Friday, Nov. 5, 2010 at his home. He was born Sept. 20, 1950, in Gale, Ill., to Herbert and Ollie Elizabeth Busby Prater. He and Kathryn Deanne Groves were married July of 1969 in Jackson. She preceded him in death Aug. 25, 1990...
Morris Carwile (11/08/10)
Morris Lee Carwile, 60, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010, in Jackson. He was born Aug. 28, 1950, in Los Angeles, the son of Cecil and Louise Banning Carwile. Morris was a veteran of the Vietnam War, having served in the U.S. Army from 1969 to 1971...
Michael Hayden (11/08/10)
Michael L. Hayden, 56, passed away Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010, at his home in Millersville. He was born Oct. 21, 1954, in Perryville, Mo., to the late Aloysius "Wish" and Lucille Hoffman Hayden. He and Lori Girman were married May 14, 1982. Mike worked with the McDowell family 20 years as a sales manager at both McDowell Ford in Perryville and McDowell South in Jackson. He was a member of the Cape County Cowboy Church...
Oran Junior & Senior High (11/08/10)
Oran Junior & Senior High 12th grade: Abbey Anderson, Brittany Blankenship, Zac Chasteen, Levi Dennis, Bethany Essner, Haley Glastetter, Joseph Green, Cheyanne King, Reece Mangels, Kathleen Mansker, Nathan Michelsen, Jon Morrow, Jennifer Rasnic, Preston Scherer, Shelbie Seyer, Roxanne Walter, Halle Woodfin, Anthony Yates, Amanda Young...
Delta Junior & Senior High (11/08/10)
Delta Junior & Senior High School A Honor Roll 7th grade: Erin Bond, Jamie Hodge, Levi Kirkpatrick, Justin Lawson, Katie Nance, Lydia Reitzel, Kaitlyn Shallow, Austin White. 8th grade: Caleb Amelunke, Ciara Coomer, Taylor Cotton, Jesse Criddle, Danielle Helderman, Shantel Hendrix, Daniel Hester, Courtney Keys, Meagan Parker, Amy Russell...
Jackson police report 11/8/10 (11/08/10)
Jackson The Jackson Police Department released the following information. Arrests do not imply guilt. Assault Theft Miscellaneous...
Cape Girardeau police report 11/8/10 (11/08/10)
Cape Girardeau The Cape Girardeau Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. DWI Arrests Summonses Thefts Burglary Miscellaneous...
Out of the past 11/8/10 (11/08/10)
The Cape Girardeau City Council has turned down a request by Saint Francis Medical Center officials for a variance to the plumbing code that would have allowed the hospital to construct its planned outpatient service building over an existing clay sewer pipe...
Budget cuts will bleed American workers, military capabilities dry (11/08/10)
By Jack Otero After spending more than $2 trillion on the Wall Street debacle, economic stimulus and universal health care, our federal government is appropriately looking for ways to save money and cut spending. But federal bureaucrats and elected officials ought to be careful they don't take one step forward and two steps back, wasting taxpayer money and causing tens of thousands of Americans to lose their jobs by needlessly cutting critical programs...
Kohlfeld/Seesing (11/08/10)
Cape Girardeau lost two great men recently in Leo Kohlfeld and J.T. Seesing. Leo Kohlfeld was the founder of Kohlfeld Distributing in Jackson. After working his way up in the William B. Schott Distributing company, Kohlfeld bought the distributor. One of his business accomplishments was building the popularity of the Stag beer brand in Southeast Missouri. ...
Prayer 11/7/10 (11/08/10)
You, O Lord, are a shield around me, the one who lifts my head high. Amen.
Spotlight Shines on Developmentally Disabled (11/08/10)
A new local project is shedding light on the hidden talents of some remarkable individuals. These talents will be showcased during a December presentation of "A Christmas Carol," performed by 47 developmentally disabled adults. The performers are part of Project Stage Light, a new program created to provide cultural arts opportunities for children and adults with special needs. ...
Guardsmen conduct annual weapons qualifications (11/08/10)
FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. -- Soldiers from the Missouri National Guard's 1140th Engineer Battalion took to the firing ranges during the battalion's most recent monthly drill. Six units participated in the qualifications: the 1140th Forward Support Company and the 1140th Headquarters Company in Cape Girardeau, the 880th Engineer Team in Perryville, the 220th Engineer Company in Festus, the 1138th Engineer Sapper Company in Farmington and Fredericktown, and the 1438th Multi-Role Bridge Company in Macon and Kirksville.. ...
Fun at the Conservation Center (11/08/10)
Girl Scouts having fun after working on a badge using maps and compasses on the trails at Cape County Park.
It's Time to Pack & Pray for OCC! (11/08/10)
Operation Christmas Child ~ National Collection Week The Genesis 54' trailer arrived today at St. Andrew! We're ready to hang the banner, and open the Relay Center doors on Monday, November 15th at 10:00 a.m. Please help us fill the donated trailer with shoe box gifts for children living in desperate situations around the world!...
Golden Reflections (11/08/10)
I took this photo at the Amidon Nature Area, also known as "Pink Rocks". The sunlight reflecting on the surface of the stream looked like molten gold rippling over the rocks.
Cast of Notre Dame's The Curious Savage, (11/08/10)
The cast of Notre Dame's The Curious Savage, first dress rehearsal. Photo by Dan Williams
TOTS Food Drive (11/08/10)
Some members of Notre Dame High School's drama groups, Backstage Blue and Thespian Honor Society deliver 3300 pounds of food to Sr. Lucille at the Catholic Social Ministry Food Pantry. Food was contributed by Notre Dame students on October 28. Trick or Treat so Kids Can Eat(TOTS) is a national food drive hosted by the International Thespian Society...
Southeast Day - Amazing Race (11/08/10)
Registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator Anita Smith (right), RD, LD, CDE, of the Southeast Diabetes Center discusses nutrition with Sharon Welker of Cape Girardeau and her granddaughter, Ryleigh Welker. The Welkers and other shoppers participated in the Amazing Race at Kohl's on Saturday, Nov. ...
Layla (11/08/10)
Photo by Elaine Rohde Photography
Earthquake photos from 2.8 on 11-7-2010 (11/08/10)
Photo taken shortly after 2.8 on Sunday
Earthquake photos from 2.8 on 11-7-2010 (11/08/10)
2nd photo taken right after 2.8 on Sunday 11-7-2010
Jasmine Jordan (11/08/10)
This cat belongs to my neighbor, Ruth Jordan. She has such beautiful blue eyes and is very friendly when she gets to know you.
Jasmine Pingel (11/08/10)
This cat belongs to my neighbor Terry and Sharon Pingel. She is a very pretty cat. When you ask this cat where her treats are she goes to the cabinet door and puts her paw on it to let you know they are in there. Cute!
Hampton Oliver Hudson (11/08/10)
This cat belongs to my mom (Anna Hudson) and sister (Bonnie Hudson). Hampton loves to sit in the window and peek out from between the curtains. I call him the Curtain Cat!
Kohl's Donates to Youth Diabetes Program (11/08/10)
Kohl's Department Store in Cape Girardeau recently donated $20,090 to the Kohl's Youth Diabetes Care Network, a service of Southeast Diabetes Center. At the check presentation, from left, are Southeast endocrinologist Wu Wen, MD, PhD; registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator Mary Etta Dunaway, RD, LD, CDE; Mary Burton-Hitt, executive director of the SoutheastHEALTH Foundation; Kohl's store manager David Bortner; Kohl's sales associate Margaret Fields; and registered nurse and certified diabetes educator Janet Stewart, MSA, BSN, RNC, CDE. ...
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