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Stories from Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Tuesday night fire halts work at Havco (11/10/10)
A late Tuesday night fire at Havco Wood Products, LLC, is the second silo fire at the company in two weeks. Jill Braswell, Havco human resources manager and spokeswoman, said Tuesday's fire occurred at 11:45 p.m. and was less severe than the Oct. 26 blaze which halted production for two days. Prior to the October fire, Braswell said there had not been a blaze at the company since 2003, when a new fire suppression and detection system was installed...
Fired up: Group works to get smoking ban on April ballot (11/10/10)
Over a patty melt and onion rings, 61-year-old Larry Hale took a deep draw on his off-brand cigarette -- just as he's done for more than five decades -- and almost snarled. "It's our right," he said, after he polished off his lunch Tuesday at Patty Lou's Cafe in Cape Girardeau. "We have the right just like they have the right not to."...
Franklin Elementary students get interactive lesson in healthy eating (11/10/10)
Sure, he was a little sweaty, but no worse for the wear. Dylan Coonts had conquered the Food Pyramid, scaling the 25-foot inflatable climbing wall in the gymnasium of Franklin Elementary School. "It was great," the fourth-grader said, shouting over the din of the gym just before lunch Tuesday...
Night patrol operation busts alleged Bootheel deer poachers (11/10/10)
NEW MADRID, Mo. - Conservation agents from Dunklin, Mississippi, New Madrid, Pemiscot and Scott counties recently conducted night operations targeting illegal hunting activities in New Madrid County. "We were able to observe two separate spotlighting cases in the same evening, one where it appears the individuals had already poached two deer," Ivie said...
Weekend accident sends three Jackson teens to hospital (11/10/10)
A Sunday morning one-vehicle accident involving four Jackson teenagers is still under investigation, Captain Bob Bonney said Tuesday. The teenagers, riding in a Chevrolet Geo Tracker, were traveling south into Jackson on U.S. 61 when just after midnight the driver left the roadway, traveled the ditch for a short time and rolled the vehicle...
$399,000 grant approved for Broadway building rehabilitation (11/10/10)
A historic Cape Girardeau building will undergo redevelopment with the assistance of a Community Development Block Grant issued by the Missouri Department of Economic Development. The city has been awarded $399,900 to help fund the conversion of a 19th-century building at the corner of Broadway and Sprigg Street to commercial and residential space...
School bus drivers in Cape Girardeau School district to vote on contract with First Student (11/10/10)
If an agreement cannot be reached between the union that represents drivers and the company that provides bus service to the Cape Girardeau School District and other Southeast Missouri school systems, the union could call a strike. Officials from First Student Inc. say regardless of how a contract vote turns out today, bus service will not be interrupted...
Route N reduced to one lane for patching (11/10/10)
Route N between County Road 251 and Route NN 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 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Improvements to close roads in Scott County next week (11/10/10)
Rock Levee Road/County Road 304 in Scott County will be closed next week, while the contractor installs new culverts under the road as part of the outer road improvements. The project includes grading, paving and signal installation at the Interstate 55 and Route AB interchange and construction of an outer road from Route K to Route AB near Scott City. ...
No brain tumor surge found in NW Missouri (11/10/10)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Northwest Missouri has no higher prevalence of brain tumors than elsewhere in the state, and rates in the Cameron area and the rest of Missouri are actually lower than the national average, state health officials said Tuesday. ...
Healthy meals: San Francisco bans toys in some children's meals (11/10/10)
SAN FRANCISCO -- It's a happy moment for people who see the Happy Meal as anything but. San Francisco has become the first major American city to prohibit fast-food restaurants from including toys with children's meals that do not meet nutritional guidelines...
GOP takes aim at health care overhaul (11/10/10)
WASHINGTON -- Republicans plan to use the investigative powers of Congress to go after President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, and they're focusing on questions in the minds of consumers:What's it going to cost me? Can I keep the coverage I have if I like it?...
Car-struck deer flies through windshield, out back of vehicle (11/10/10)
MINNEAPOLIS -- A Minnesota family heading for pizza on the first day of hunting season bagged a deer instead, when a small buck struck by an oncoming car flew through their windshield and out their rear window. Chris and Susan Blake and their 17-year-old daughter, Olivia, were injured but survived the frightening crash Saturday along the Blue Earth County highway, television station KARE-TV reported...
Ex-Marines arrested in weapons scheme with Calif. street gang (11/10/10)
LOS ANGELES -- Federal agents have arrested three retired Marines suspected of selling illegal assault weapons to a notorious Los Angeles street gang, the Associated Press has learned. The suspected ringleader, Adam Gitschlag, who served in Iraq and was once based at Camp Pendleton, was arrested at his Orange County home Nov. 2 as part of an operation carried out by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, as well as military investigators and local police...
Major oil companies investigate more natural gas options (11/10/10)
NEW YORK -- Pretty soon, Big Oil will be more like Big Gas. The major oil companies are increasingly betting their futures on natural gas, with older oil fields producing less crude and newer ones either hard to reach or controlled by unfriendly nations...
Obama reaches out to Islamic world (11/10/10)
JAKARTA, Indonesia -- From the most Muslim nation on earth, President Barack Obama is reaching out to the Islamic world, declaring that efforts to build trust and peace are showing promise but are still clearly "incomplete." Obama will deliver one of the most personal and potentially consequential speeches of his presidency today, reflecting on his own years of upbringing in Indonesia and giving an update on America's "new beginning" with Muslims that he promised last year in Cairo...
Surge of cholera feared in Haiti's crowded capital (11/10/10)
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- Health workers feared a surge of cholera cases in the shantytowns and muddy tent camps of Haiti's capital as suspected cases piled up Tuesday and a laboratory confirmed cases that originated in the overcrowded city. Hundreds of people suffered the cholera symptoms of fever and diarrhea in hospitals and shacks built along the putrid waste canals of slums like Cite Soleil and Martissant...
Neglect threatens many of Italy's cherished ruins, tourist sites (11/10/10)
ROME -- For all of Italy's ancient wonders, the real wonder might be that so many are still standing, given the poor care they get. The collapse in Pompeii last week of a frescoed house where gladiators prepared for combat was the latest loss. The structure had survived the explosion of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. but apparently could not withstand modern neglect...
Notre Dame boys soccer team moves on to Class 2 quarterfinals (11/10/10)
The Bulldogs scored twice in the final ten minutes of the game and defeated Hillsboro 3-1.
Southeast Missourian Player of the Week: Brandon Shemonia (11/10/10)
Shemonia, a junior at Scott City, finished in second place at the Class 2 state meet for a second year in a row on Saturday.
Jackson gets past perennial roadblock (11/10/10)
The Indians defeated Parkway South 3-1 for their first sectional victory in six attempts
Slow start dooms Crusaders in Class 1 sectional (11/10/10)
Saxony Lutheran yielded two early goals in a 3-1 loss to Bayless
Redhawks breeze through final exhibition test (11/10/10)
The Southeast Missouri State men's basketball team was not about to get carried away with an exhibition game against an overmatched opponent. But the Redhawks liked what they saw during Tuesday night's 109-69 rout of Henderson State in front of an announced crowd of 1,115 at the Show Me Center...
Gabbert slumps in Tigers' two-game losing streak (11/10/10)
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- It's been a tough couple of weeks for Blaine Gabbert. The Missouri quarterback insists he's fine and says support from the coaching staff has not wavered. Gabbert had a career-worst 95 yards passing last week in a 24-17 loss at Texas Tech, the No. 20 Tigers' second straight setback following a 7-0 start. He said his troubles had nothing to do with the previous game, when he was sacked six times and appeared rattled at Nebraska...
Amending soil with organic matter key step in planting process (11/10/10)
For years I have been recommending that when you plant trees, shrubs, bulbs, flowers or a vegetable garden it is important to amend the soil with organic matter, either compost or peat moss. A recent article in a nursery trade journal confirmed my recommendation...
Delicious alternatives to holiday desserts (11/10/10)
My family gathered recently to celebrate my mother's birthday. While we were together, we planned the Thanksgiving dinner menu. Several of us prepare the same side dishes each year, but sometimes we like to mix things up. While I was in a store over the weekend, someone stopped me, and we had the same conversation about desserts for Thanksgiving. ...
'Twilight' leads People's Choice Awards nominees (11/10/10)
LOS ANGELES -- "The Twilight Saga" has a chance to eclipse the competition at the 2011 People's Choice Awards. Nominations were announced Tuesday, and the vampire film and its stars racked up a leading eight bids. The film is up for favorite movie and favorite drama, and stars Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner are nominated for favorite on-screen team. ...
Susan Brookhart (11/10/10)
Susan M. Blumenschein Brookhart, 27, of Sidney, Ohio, formerly of Marysville, Ohio, died Sunday, Nov. 7, 2010. She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church and a 2001 graduate of Marysville High School. Susan possessed a very caring and compassionate heart that was shown in her work as a caregiver to the elderly and as a junior volunteer with Memorial Hospital of Union County. More than anything, she was a devoted, loving and very proud mother to her beautiful 6-year-old daughter, Skylynn...
Daphna Bouge (11/10/10)
Daphna M. Bouge, 83, of Tampa, Fla., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Lyle Bishop (11/10/10)
Lyle E. "Bob" Bishop, 78, of Jackson died Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2010, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home...
Mary Goodwin (11/10/10)
Mary Clack Goodwin, 83, of Alton, Ill., died Monday, Nov. 8, 2010, at Alton Memorial Hospital. She was born Sept. 19, 1927, in her grandparents' home in East Prairie, Mo., to Ernest and Elsie Webb Clack. She and James L. Goodwin of Jackson were married June 19, 1950...
Edna Whitson (11/10/10)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Edna V. Whitson, 88, of Eureka, Ill., died Monday, Nov. 8, 2010, at the Apostolic Christian Home in Eureka. She was born Oct. 20, 1922, in St. Louis, daughter of William and Marie Coffey Motley. She and Ira Whitson were married Nov. 26, 1945. He preceded her in death Jan. 15, 1974...
Martha Dannenmueller (11/10/10)
Martha Jane Dannenmueller, 60, of Scott City died Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2010, in Chaffee, Mo. She was born April 13, 1950, in Chaffee, daughter of John and Myrtle Smith Steimle. She and Jerome "Butch" Dannenmueller were married June 3, 1967. Martha was a med tech supervisor with Family Counseling Center in Cape Girardeau...
Charles Hutson (11/10/10)
Charles Pinkston "Pink" Hutson, 90, of Burfordville passed away Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2010, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 27, 1920, on the family farm near Burfordville, son of Sylvanis Odney and Iva Caroline Craig Hutson. He and Viola Lucille Crader were married July 24, 1943. She died Sept. 9, 1950. He and Lela Lorene Hahn were married March 1, 1958...
Dennye Wall (11/10/10)
Dennye G. Wall, 74, of Jackson died Monday, Nov. 8, 2010, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 30, 1935, in Bradford, Ark.; son of Rudy G. and Alma Elsie Durham Wall. He and Fernella June Smith were united in marriage Sept. 23, 1953...
William Stewart Sr. (11/10/10)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- William H. Stewart Sr., 89, of Marble Hill died Monday, Nov. 8, 2010, at his home. He was born March 4, 1921, in Lilbourn, Mo., son of Fred and Emma Jane Earls Stewart. He and Lillie Bowen were married Dec. 16, 1944. She died June 13, 2006...
Kelso C-7 (11/10/10)
Kelso C-7 School A Honor Roll 2nd grade: Christopher Arnold, Carter Heuring, Alaney Moore, Allison Owens, Christian Owens, Madison Owens, Ariel Pequeno, Harley Ressel, Kimberly Seabaugh, Lauren Westrich, Wes Wilburn Brittany Young. 3rd grade: Allison Colbert, Josh Schmitt...
Leopold Elementary School (11/10/10)
Leopold Elementary School 4th grade: Mackenzy Devenport, Brady Eeftink, Madison Eftink, Mya Eldridge, David Gray, Jessica Hester, Collin James, Grant Koenig, Ryan Lewis, Macy Morehead, Grace Seabaugh, Hannah Thiele, Patrience VanderMierden, Hannah Vandeven...
St. Ambrose School (11/10/10)
St. Ambrose School A Honor Roll 4th grade: Joanna Glueck, Grace Knutson, Brock Lange, Karlee Seyer. 5th grade: Alex Eftink, Katie Glueck, Mary Beth Knutson, Shelby Pobst. 6th grade: Madison Chapman, Hannah Glueck, Brennan Miller. 7th grade: Lindsey Harrell, Lindsey Koch, Hannah Seyer...
St. Joseph School (11/10/10)
St. Joseph School A Honor Roll 7th grade: Marisa Hall. 8th grade: Morgan Campbell. B Honor Roll 5th grade: Anthony Madalon, Elijah Venable. 6th grade: Ryne Enderle, Daylon Reed. 7th grade: Valerie Bahr, Olivia Jordan, Madison Swift. 8th grade: Brennan Job...
Scott City Middle (11/10/10)
Scott City Middle School High Honor Roll 5th grade: Camryn Daniels, Katherine Friese, Kurt Howell, Gracelyn Kern. 6th grade: Jamie Glastetter, Brooke Lafentres, Jacquelyn Roth, Ryan Wilfawn, Ty Wilthong. 7th grade: John Boswell, Isabella Bowers, Nicholas Cassout, Matthew Cundiff, Samantha Hebrock, Carly Hoots, Alexis Jones, Paige McNeely, Lauren Pritchard, Andrew Schroeter, Hannah Shemonia...
St. Denis School (11/10/10)
St. Denis School 3rd grade: Haley Burger, Krista Dirnberger, Britt Gage, Addie Gage, Mallory Glastetter, Haleigh Halter, Devin Heuring, Macy Landeros, Andrea Richman. 4th grade: Landon Cureton, Sydney Dittlinger, Peyton Eftink, Andrew Halter, Ragan Schlosser, Allison Seiler, Grace Urhahn...
Guardian Angel (11/10/10)
Guardian Angel School Super students 1st grade: Hailee Baker, Jordan Diebold, Brittany Dirnberger, Traci Hency, Hayden Kimball, Lauren Kimball, Camryn Lynch, Aubrie Rash, Logan Rose, Lydia Tankersley, Emily Williamsen. 2nd grade: Kennedi McVay, Evan Montgomery, Cooper Priggel, Chloe Prindle, Langdon Scheeter, Myles Trankler, Katie Webb...
Jackson police/fire reports 11/10/10 (11/10/10)
The Jackson Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. Theft Firefighters responded to the following calls Sunday: Firefighters responded to the following calls Monday: ...
Police report 11/10/10 (11/10/10)
The Cape Girardeau Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. Arrests...
Fire report 11/10/10 (11/10/10)
Firefighters responded to the following calls Monday:...
Out of the past 11/10/10 (11/10/10)
The Rev. F. Jan Bengston, pastor of St. Mark Lutheran Church here, has been named to the board of directors of Augustana College in Rock Island, Ill. The Pasta House Company, a new Italian restaurant in West Park Mall, is scheduled to open Dec. 1; equipment is being installed in the 3,500-square-foot space on the south concourse of the mall near the interior entrance to Venture...
Election wrap up (11/10/10)
This was not a banner election for the Carnahans Well, by golly, we had ourselves an election. And in my hyperpartisan, ultra-conservative, anti-socialist, small-government opinion, it went fairly well. But then again, you probably assumed that much already...
Christmas giving (11/10/10)
When you prepare your Christmas list this year, make sure to generously support the programs that assist the financially disadvantaged. The Jaycees and Southeast Missourian are again sponsoring the Toybox and Christmas for the Elderly programs. This is the 36th year for the annual Toybox program. ...
Don't take away our feed (11/10/10)
Raising taxes and expecting economic growth is like cutting food rations to a beef herd and expecting the herd will continue to grow and produce the same amount of meat. Such reasoning is ridiculous. Statists insist we accept the lie that government produces everything, when, in reality, a healthy economy is produced by active, profitable commerce...
Speak Out 11/10/10 (11/10/10)
IF you have driven by the Jackson Middle School lately, you might have noticed all of the mold growing on the side of the building. Mold on the school is not environmentally friendly and is not healthy for the children attending the school. Jackson, clean up...
Prayer 11/10/10 (11/10/10)
O Lord, I boast not in what I've done but in who you are and what you've done for me. Amen.
Cape Central Cross Country Team retains conference (11/10/10)
The Cross Country Conference Championship title will remain at Cape Central High School for another year, thanks to the efforts of the varsity boys team and their coaches during the recent competition at Cape Central. Pictured above are the Boys and Girls Varsity Cross Country teams. ...
New Young Child Exhibit at the Children's Museum (11/10/10)
"Pollywog Pond", an exhibit designed for young children, opened at Discovery Playhouse on Saturday, November 6th. The exhibit, sponsored by Procter and Gamble, has a focus on early childhood education. The "Pollywog Pond" environment simulates water and grass using plush blue and green carpet...
Landon's first deer! (11/10/10)
Landon shot this 3 pointer opening morning of youth deer season on his uncle's farm in Scott County. This is his first deer. He is the 8-year old son of Stephen and Amy O'Brien.
Pink Up Cape Finale (11/10/10)
Nearly 100 breast cancer survivors and their families, friends and staff from Saint Francis Medical Center gathered at the Southeast Missouri State University football game on November 6 to join in the conclusion of the month-long effort to Pink Up Cape during National Breast Cancer Awareness month...
Zoom Days winner (11/10/10)
Jack Foeste, 9, won first place at the Zoom Days Hot Wheels races at the Arena Building on Nov. 7.
Hoover Center Hosts Family Day (11/10/10)
The Hoover Center participants along with their families enjoyed a Family Day Celebration Luncheon on Saturday, October 30, 2010, at the Famil Life Center at Centenary UMC. The participants in attendance at the Family Day are pictured above: 1st Row: Cherie Herbst - Coordinator of Hoover Center Senior Alive Program; 2nd Row L to R: Kathleen Davis, Bernice Hartman, Louise Gann, Mary Squires; Back Row L to R: Estel Bowers, Dr. ...
Adopt Colby! (11/10/10)
Colby is 4-5 months old and an awesome young fellow. He is full of personality and loves attention. Want to play? Colby's ready. Want to nap? Colby's ready. Colby is very loving and affectionate and up for just about anything. For more information, contact the Humane Society at 334-5837 or check out our website at www.semopets.org...
Sunrise in Bollinger County (11/10/10)
If you were up early enough and looked outdoors you saw this beautiful sunrise this morning as well! Gorgeous!
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