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Stories from Friday, December 31, 2010

Doris Baker-Amos (12/31/10)
Doris B. Baker-Amos, age 87, of Jackson, passed away Thursday, Dec. 31, 2010, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 26, 1923, in Jackson, daughter of Charles H. and Doris C. Blake Peel. She and John R. Baker were married Nov. 24, 1943. He passed away March 15, 1985. She and Max Amos were married June 12, 1997. He survives...
Harvey Sanford (12/31/10)
Harvey Benjamin Sanford, 86, of Cahokia, Ill., was born March 20, 1924, at Ancell, Mo., and died Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010, at his residence. Mr. Sanford was retired from General Motors-Fisher Body, St. Louis. He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church, Cahokia, Ill., and UAW Local 25 of St. Louis. He was a World War II U.S. Army veteran...
Franklin Clay (12/31/10)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Franklin Leonard Clay, 80, of Marble Hill passed away Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 17, 1930, in Hollister, Wis., son of Leonard Dee and Edith Mae Meeks Clay. He and Eathel Maurine Vaughn were married June 27, 1963. She passed away Nov. 6, 2006...
Betty Houseman (12/31/10)
Betty Houseman, 54, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010, at her home. Crain Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
Ray Sanders (12/31/10)
Raymond L. "Ray" Sanders, 70, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010, at home with his loving family by his side. He was born Jan. 20, 1940, in Yarbro, Ark., to Doyle and Hollice Maxwell Sanders. He and Anna Bassett were married May 3, 1958, at Dexter, Mo...
Michael Frentzel (12/31/10)
UNIONTOWN, Mo. -- Michael E. Frentzel, 62, of Uniontown died Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 23, 1948, in Cape Girardeau, son of the late Theodosius J. and Erna Meinz Frentzel. He and Lavern Weber were married Oct. 18, 1969...
Dorothy Schaefer (12/31/10)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Dorothy Merriman Schaefer, 85, of Jonesboro died Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010, at Jonesboro Rehab and Health Care Center after a lengthy illness. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to service time Saturday at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro...
George Shelton (12/31/10)
George Shelton, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010, at the Missouri Veterans Home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Out of the past 12/31/10 (12/31/10)
A Cape Girardeau woman is in satisfactory condition in a local hospital after being shot last night during an armed robbery as she was closing up the SEMO Laundry, 123 N. Pacific St.; two men are in custody in connection with the shooting. BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- A weekend raid on an alleged cockfight in Advance, Mo., won't result in any charges, because a state statute which outlawed such activity was recently ruled unconstitutional by the Missouri Supreme Court...
Keith "Lars" Monia earns the rank of Eagle Scout (12/31/10)
Keith "Lars" Monia of Boy Scout Troop 16 in Cape Girardeau has earned the rank of Eagle Scout. Lars's project consisted of installing a flag pole and landscaping at the Cape Christian School in Cape Girardeau. Lars is a senior at Cape Central High School and is the son of Tammy and Keith Monia...
Bollinger County Museum of Natural History (12/31/10)
We took a day over our holiday break to visit the Bollinger County Museum of Natural History! We had a great visit and the worker was very kind to my wild bunch!
Cape Tigers Give to Kids at Saint Francis (12/31/10)
The Cape Central High School boys basketball team recently donated Christmas gifts to pediatric patients in the Saint Francis Medical Center Children's Center. The team purchased age- and gender-specific items to give to children unable to spend the holiday at home. ...
Winter at Elmwood (12/31/10)
Winter at Elmwood I want to enter this photo in your current photo contest that you are running.
Boys fishing on Cedar Lake (12/31/10)
Two boys fishing on Cedar Lake sometime in the mid to late-60s. Go to http://www.capecentralhigh.com/cape-photos/fishing-on-cedar-lake/ to see a map and to read a little about the history of the lake in the comments from the grandson of the folks who were there when it was built...
Winter sunrise (12/31/10)
I took this picture about a week ago and thought the windmill added a nice touch. Happy New Year to everyone in the Heartland!!
December 2010

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