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Stories from Sunday, January 30, 2011

State land panel to reconvene Feb. 7 to consider quarry permit hearings (01/30/11)
Following a closed session conference call Friday afternoon, the Missouri Land Reclamation Commission still hasn't decide whether to grant a request for a formal hearing on Fruitland mine applications. The Commission will reconvene in closed session Feb. 7 in Jefferson City to continue its discussion of information presented by mine applicants Heartland Materials and Strack Excavating and those opposed to the quarries during its meeting Thursday...
Arrest made in Delta High School arson case (01/30/11)
A Delta teenager is facing felony charges of arson, burglary and stealing in the Aug. 13 fire at Delta High School.
Pair's ministry aims at helping dancers, prostitutes and other women in need (01/30/11)
With the lights down low at The Pony in East Cape Girardeau, Ill., men of all ages sip their drinks and focus their attention on the woman dancing on the main stage. The woman focuses on the music and on picking up the cash at her heels. Shivering outside in the glow of The Pony sign, Carolyn Knight and Sun Stevens -- both of Marble Hill, Mo. -- focus on bringing light to a place they feel is a place of darkness in the community...
Missouri House speaker quiets congressional concern over redistricting (01/30/11)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- These are uncertain times for Missouri's congressional delegation.
Three crews put out parsonage fire in Fruitland (01/30/11)
Fire crews from three districts responded to a parsonage fire at St. John's United Church of Christ in Fruitland at 5:30 p.m. Saturday. Gene Kerns with the Fruitland Area Fire Protection District said the church did not catch fire and the parsonage was not a total loss. Crews were able to get the fire under control in about 20 minutes, he said. Kerns said the fire was contained to the basement...
Rock and Worship Roadshow draws nearly sold-out crowd to Show Me Center (01/30/11)
Thousands of Christian rock fans descended upon the Show Me Center Friday night for the kickoff of the Rock and Worship Road Show 2011. Fans wanting to take full advantage of $10 ticket prices lined up around the building at multiple entrances two hours before the start of the show. Six Christian rock acts performed, including headliner Mercy Me, an award-winning and Grammy nominated band...
Cape Girardeau City Council to review $211 million in capital improvements (01/30/11)
The list is long and loaded with numbers, some of them reaching into seven figures. But the most striking one may be the final tally: $211 million. That's the total price tag on the 155 projects that make up the proposed Capital Improvements Program that the Cape Girardeau City Council will sift through at a special study session Monday night...
Elk being quarantined before release into Missouri (01/30/11)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Although elk cannot be found in Missouri, that could change in as little as 90 days. Officials for the state Department of Conservation, which has been engaged in a half-million-dollar effort to reintroduce elk to state, said trappers finished capturing 46 elk in Kentucky that will make up the nucleus of Missouri's herd and that the animals will be kept in quarantine for 90 days, starting this week, to ensure their health. ...
Sale date for Willie Nelson tickets delayed (01/30/11)
The sale date for Willie Nelson tickets has been delayed for an undetermined amount of time, though concert organizers say they will be available eventually. Because of a small contractual issue, the sale date -- originally set for Saturday -- had to be pushed back, according to Show Me Center marketing director Shannon Buford. ...
Board of regents to meet in closed session (01/30/11)
The Southeast Missouri State University Board of Regents is expected to meet in closed executive session Monday. University officials would only say the session involves "appropriate considerations." No announcement is expected after the meeting, according to a Southeast news release. The meeting, to be held via teleconference, is scheduled for 4 p.m. in room 205 of Academic Hall...
Two Cape art teachers honored by state (01/30/11)
Sharon Williams and Elizabeth Thomas have created countless works of art in their professional lives, but they rank among their masterpieces the thousands of children they've taught. The longtime Cape Girardeau School District art teachers have been recognized for the ultimate in education excellence from the Missouri Art Education Association...
Police say man shot himself during Jackson traffic stop (01/30/11)
Police say a 36-year-old man shot and killed himself Thursday night after officers initiated a traffic stop following a reported domestic dispute. Police were called to a domestic dispute on Old Toll Road in Jackson about 8:44 p.m. and were advised that a man left the home in his vehicle and was armed...
Footprints, witness lead to burglary arrest in Poplar Bluff; police find flat screen TV in the woods (01/30/11)
Snowy footprints and an observant neighbor resulted in two men being charged Monday with burglarizing a South Poplar Bluff, Mo., home. Justyn Blevins, 21, of the 1300 block of Highway 53 and Timothy Gene Hayden, 21, of Morgantown, Ind., were charged with the Class C felony of second-degree burglary by Prosecuting Attorney Kevin Barbour...
Club news 1/30/11 (01/30/11)
Carole Jo Byrd was hostess on Jan. 18 for Oak Ridge FCE Club meeting with 11 members present and one guest. The pledge to the American Flag followed by singing "God Bless America" was conducted by club president Jean Rehak. Barbara Barks gave a devotion from Isaiah 13 and read "A Great Cup of Tea," a short story by Dr. James Dobson...
Four dead after boat capsizes in southwest Mo. (01/30/11)
DALLAS, Mo. -- Four Fair Grove, Mo., residents are dead after a state conservation officer found their small boat capsized on the Niangua River in southwest Missouri. The Missouri State Highway Patrol's Water Patrol Division identified the victims as David Dixon, 68; Doyle Cowin, 62; Hubert Highfill, 43; and Jesse Highfill, 11...
Missouri health department heads push for more funding (01/30/11)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- With their state facing a budget shortfall, many Missouri lawmakers have said they are focused on cutting state spending. Larry Jones doesn't want them to forget about whooping cough outbreaks when they do that. "Whooping cough is not gone," Jones told a House appropriations committee last week. "Every time we think we've got something gone, it comes back on us."...
Comcast takes control of NBC Universal (01/30/11)
LOS ANGELES -- The nation's largest cable TV company, Comcast Corp., took control of NBC Universal after the government shackled its behavior in the coming years to protect online video services such as Netflix and Hulu. The deal closed Friday...
Missouri's movie producers alarmed by recommended cuts (01/30/11)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Leaders of Missouri's film production industry are warning that proposals to eliminate state incentives for movie productions might convince out-of-state filmmakers to go elsewhere and may have already cost the state a $30 million film project in the St. Louis area...
Military lays out plan to implement gay ban repeal (01/30/11)
WASHINGTON -- Military training to apply the new law allowing gays to serve openly will begin in February and will move quickly, senior Pentagon leaders said Friday. They said there is no intent to delay but would not guarantee full implementation of the repeal this year...
Relentless snow brings out best in Easterners (01/30/11)
MILFORD, Conn. -- Between storms, a builder in Connecticut uses his skid loader to plow his neighbors' driveways. In Maryland, a good Samaritan hands out water and M&Ms to stranded drivers. The mayor of Philadelphia urges residents to "be kind" and help one another out -- and they respond by doing just that...
Mayor wants to broadcast bird songs (01/30/11)
LANCASTER, Calif. -- It may sound like a bird-brained idea, but the mayor of a Mojave Desert city wants to brighten the streets by broadcasting recorded bird songs. Lancaster Mayor R. Rex Parris proposed the idea during his State of the City talk on Monday...
AP finds shortage of execution drugs widespread in U.S. (01/30/11)
Most of the 35 states with capital punishment have run out of a key lethal injection drug or will soon, according to an Associated Press review. And in many places, switching to another drug could prove a difficult, drawn-out process, fraught with legal challenges from death row that could put executions on hold...
Chaos continues as Egypt's president names his deputy (01/30/11)
CAIRO -- With protests raging, President Hosni Mubarak named his intelligence chief as his first-ever vice president on Saturday-- setting the stage for a successor as demands for the longtime leader's ouster showed no sign of abating. The death toll rose from five days of anti-government protests rose sharply to 74...
High School roundup: Wingerter leads St. Vincent girls past Perryville (01/30/11)
All the scores from Saturday reported to the Southeast Missourian.
Central finds stroke in second half vs. Poplar Bluff (01/30/11)
Central's wheels spun in the mud, unable to gain any traction during the first half Friday. The Tigers struggled to do anything right against Poplar Bluff, finishing with 13 turnovers to 11 points before halftime. Central finally kicked into gear midway through the third quarter and pulled out a 39-29 victory at home...
Oak Ridge ruins Scott City's homecoming (01/30/11)
The final 3 minutes, 30 seconds of Friday night's boys basketball game between Scott City and Oak Ridge featured seven lead changes, 16 combined points and no advantage bigger than one point for either team until just 3.5 seconds remained. That was when Oak Ridge senior Brett Thomas made the first of four free throws in the closing seconds to help lead the Blue Jays to a 68-63 win on the host Rams' homecoming...
Oran rides strong fourth quarter to win over Leopold (01/30/11)
ORAN, Mo. -- The Leopold boys basketball team led for most of the first three quarters Friday night but never could gain much separation. Host Oran then dominated the final period and came away with a 64-52 win. "We just finally decided enough's enough," Oran senior forward Reece Mangels said. "It was time to turn it on."...
Scott County Central's speed overwhelms host Chaffee (01/30/11)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Chaffee's chances of pulling an upset against the state's top-ranked team in Class 1 took a hit when it learned that three of the Red Devils' starters would be out of Friday's lineup with the flu. With regulars Alex Crowe, Jason Cicardi and Jordan Yahn all unable to go, Scott County Central ran out to a 48-point halftime lead on its way to a 96-36 victory...
Jackson's hot start buries Notre Dame (01/30/11)
Indians senior guard Tyler Rhodes wasted little time letting a large Jackson crowd know what he had felt earlier Friday in front of empty bleachers. He also was quick to let visiting Notre Dame in on the vibes. "We came in right after school and started shooting and my shot felt good, and I carried it over," Rhodes said. "I've been hitting them all day."...
High school roundup: St. Vincent's Winkler hits winner, makes steal to ice victory (01/30/11)
All the scores from Friday that were reported to the Southeast Missourian.
Eagles drop Southeast men (01/30/11)
A season-high announced crowd of 5,966 attended Saturday's "Show Me Sellout" game against Tennessee Tech. All that support gave the Southeast Missouri State men's basketball team a big boost in its attempt to break a five-game losing streak. "The fans created a whole lot of energy," sophomore guard Marland Smith said...
Tech pulls away from Southeast women after half (01/30/11)
Southeast Missouri State hung with the Ohio Valley Conference's first-place women's basketball team for a half Saturday. But Tennessee Tech took control in the second half to build a big lead and held off a late rally for a 69-59 victory at the Show Me Center...
Texas tames Tigers (01/30/11)
AUSTIN, Texas -- The Texas Longhorns are tearing up the Big 12 and showing no signs of slowing down. Jordan Hamilton had 16 points and a career-high 13 rebounds, and No. 7 Texas beat No. 11 Missouri 71-58 on Saturday night to remain undefeated in the Big 12...
Season-high score not enough for Southeast gymnasts (01/30/11)
The Southeast Missouri State gymnastics team posted a season-high score for the second straight home meet Friday night. Denver, ranked 24th nationally, scored 194.775 to best the Redhawks' 194.075. Southeast fell to 0-4 while Denver improved to 4-4...
Ronald McDonald House Charities donates $5,000 to Oak Ridge Elementary School (01/30/11)
The local Ronald McDonald House Charties organization recently donated $5,000 to the Oak Ridge Elementary School to help in the purchase of ten new computers. The new computers will allow the students to use updated software, such as the Reading Renaissance program, the current systems cannot utilize. ...
March of the penguin party: Cape school foundation holding annual fundraiser (01/30/11)
For most Southeast Missourians this is the time of year to stay warm, but for the Cape Girardeau Public Schools Foundation right now is all about being cool. On Saturday the foundation will host the fifth annual Penguin Party. The event is one of the highlights of the foundation's fundraising campaign, and for Chrisy Wilferth it is not one to be missed. ...
Scott City graduate completes basic training (01/30/11)
Army Pvt. Timothy J. Hudson has graduated from Infantryman One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga. The training consists of basic infantry training and advanced individual training, which is designed to train infantry soldiers to perform reconnaissance operations; employ, fire and recover anti-personnel and anti-tank mines; locate and neutralize land mines and operate target and sight equipment; operate and maintain communications equipment and radio networks; construct field firing aids for infantry weapons; and perform infantry combat exercises and dismounted battle drills, which includes survival procedures in a nuclear-, biological- or chemical-contaminated area. ...
Rock steady: Youth pastor likes to leave his mark on the world (01/30/11)
Youth pastor Andrew Steven Mellies of Rock of Cape Church in Cape Girardeau likes to, as he puts it, leave his mark on the world for other generations to follow. Mellies is the technology director at Rock of Cape Church and also serves as the athletic director/coach for Eagle Ridge Christian School while serving the teen pastor at Rock of Cape. ...
FYI 1/30/11 (01/30/11)
The Cape Girardeau County chapter of the American Heart Association will hold a Heart Walk fundraiser from 8 to 11 a.m. Feb. 12 in West Park Mall in Cape Girardeau. The Start! Heart Walk takes place throughout the country at about 400 locations. The activity focuses on walking as an important part of a heart-healthy lifestyle, while benefiting the American Heart Association. ...
Natalie Ricks volunteers at Clippard Elementary School (01/30/11)
Natalie Ricks has been a volunteer through the Retired Senior Volunteer Program in Cape Girardeau since 2008. Natalie volunteers at Clippard Elementary School in Cape Girardeau every Monday and Wednesday to help children in second grade with their reading and communication skills. She feels that children help her to see the world differently, and they make her laugh and brighten her day. With volunteering, she believes she has the chance to build a special relationship with each child she helps...
Adopt Lacey (01/30/11)
Lacey is 10 weeks old. She is loving. For more information, contact the Humane Society at 334-5837. ...
Adopt Jingle (01/30/11)
Jingle is a beautiful 6-month-old gray tabby cat. She is friendly with a loving disposition and enjoys being petted. For more information, contact Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Pet of the week (01/30/11)
Pet name: Pup Owner: Susie Green Favorite activity: Playing in the snow. ...
Cape Girardeau native serving as commanding officer (01/30/11)
Capt. David J. Cantrell assumed duties as commanding officer, SEALOGFE Detachment 101 in December. His unit supports Military Sealift Command in logistical support of the Far East theater of operations. Cantrell is from Cape Girardeau, where he is a partner/practice administrator of MedStop One. He has completed 25 years of service in the U.S. Navy. His tour of duty with the 101 will be for two years, after which time he plans to retire...
Ronald McDonald House donates to local school (01/30/11)
The local Ronald McDonald House Charities recently donated a $4,598 check to the St. Paul Lutheran School to help in the purchasing of technology for its classrooms. The teachers at St. Paul Lutheran school use interactive boards and slates to engage students and enhance student learning...
New commander appointed to 1140th (01/30/11)
Missouri National Guard Capt. Juan Valencia of Kirksville, Mo., has been appointed the new commander of the Headquarters Company, 1140th Engineer Battalion in Cape Girardeau. Valencia plans to help the company uphold and excel beyond its standards. Valencia has four years of service with the Marine Corps. ...
Red Cross donates computers (01/30/11)
The American Red Cross Southeast Missouri chapter recently donated computers and other equipment to the Cape Area Family Resource Center. Over the last few months, Red Cross volunteers Lou Peukert and Kip Brockett prepared the computers and equipment with a new educational operating system for teens and families to use at the center. ...
Experts say loose pets in the car pose another threat to safe driving (01/30/11)
LOS ANGELES -- Man's best friend is not a driver's best friend. While lawmakers have been banning drivers from texting or using cell phones, many motorists are riding around with another dangerous risk -- their dogs. Experts say an unrestrained dog -- whether curled up on a lap, hanging out the window or resting its paws on the steering wheel -- can be deadly. ...
Friend, will you marry us? Online ordinations rise (01/30/11)
Jessica Alexander's wedding was everything she had envisioned: a private gathering by her summer house on an Iowa lake. There was a pink and purple color scheme, a butterfly motif and a dessert bar rather than a full meal. And, wearing a short periwinkle dress designed "to show off her legs," was Alexander's minister and bridesmaid, Anna-Megan Raley, a close friend who was ordained online specifically to perform the ceremony...
Southeast Missouri Boy Scouts compete in several events (01/30/11)
On Jan. 15, Benton Boy Scouts Pack 36, attended a day of events hosted by the Kennett Scouts Pack 272. The three hour event consisted of games such as, Torch Run, Whistle Marathon, Bean Toss, Paper Discus, Cracker Whistle, Javelin, Shot Put, Biatholon, Foot Race, and a Block Push. Scouts from all over the area came to compete...
Don't apologize for your blessings (01/30/11)
I often hear people say "I'm surprised I finally finished college, I'm certainly not that smart." Or people voice that they did not deserve the promotion they received or the spouse they enjoy. They dislike appearing superior to others, so they downplay their accomplishments and apologize for their possessions, trying to epitomize humility and meekness. You wonder why one feels he must conceal God's blessings...
We can bring change just by looking (01/30/11)
Through a 97-second video clip posted on the Internet, the national spotlight focused on Ted Williams, "the homeless man with the golden voice." Despite his troubles that have since garnered just as much attention as his voice, change was brought to his life because someone took a look at him...
Coyotes have survival instincts (01/30/11)
Coyotes are common in Southeast Missouri. Their numbers seem to be on the increase largely due to their ability to survive in proximity to man. The coyote is a close relative to the domesticated dog and in rare instances one may even breed with a dog of similar size. The resulting offspring is called a coydog...
George Mills (01/30/11)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- George Marvin Mills, 91, of Glenallen passed away Jan. 27, 2011, at Woodland Hills nursing home in Marble Hill, Mo. Born on Aug. 15, 1919, in Orange, Calif., he was the son of Oliver Banks and Gladys Blanche Smith Mills. He and Florence Mae Barks were married Feb. 8, 1942. He joined the Army in June 1942 and served during World War II...
Nell Jean Lingle (01/30/11)
MARION, Ill. -- Nell Jean Lingle, age 86, of Marion, formerly of Tamms, Ill., passed away at 3:38 p.m. Friday, Jan. 28, 2011, at her residence in Marion. Jean was born Aug. 1, 1924, in Alexander County, Ill., daughter of the late John Logan Crider and Dora Rachel Crider...
Zelma Mayfield (01/30/11)
Zelma R. "Tamp" Mayfield, 94, formerly of Sedgewickville, Mo., passed away Friday, Jan. 28, 2011, at Life Care Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 14, 1916, in Mayfield, Mo., to W.D. and Hannah Green Mayfield. He was a graduate of Oak Ridge High School. He and Glenda Crites were married Oct. 12, 1940, at Armstrong, Mo. They resided the past few years in Cape Girardeau...
Gary W. Matlock Jr. (01/30/11)
Gary W. Matlock Jr., 36, of Jackson passed away Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011 at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 15, 1974, in Cape Girardeau, to Gary W. and Patty Skelton Matlock Sr. He and Dorothy Diesel were married Oct. 16, 2010...
Betty Lou Hendershott (01/30/11)
Betty Lou Hendershott, 61, of Burfordville died Friday., Jan. 28, 2011, at Woodland Hills Nursing Home in Marble Hill, Mo. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Fairview Methodist Cemetery near Millersville...
Births 1/30/11 (01/30/11)
Daughter to David Wayne and Melinda Sue McCrackin II of Marquand, Mo., Southeast Hospital, 4:26 a.m. Monday, Jan. 17, 2011. Name, Liberty Grace. Weight, 7 pounds, 5 ounces. Third daughter. Mrs. McCrackin is the former Melinda Cureton, daughter of Cheryl Seabaugh of Marquand. McCrackin is the son of David McCrackin and Sharon McCrackin of Lom Poc, Calif...
Montgomery - Ford (01/30/11)
Julianna Christine Montgomery and Joshua Engram Ford were united in marriage during a 5 p.m. ceremony Oct. 2, 2010, at First United Methodist Church in Sikeston, Mo. The Revs. John Goodwin and Jeff Long performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Mr. ...
Ponder - Troncale (01/30/11)
Angie DePung of Oak Ridge announces the engagement of her daughter, Hailey Rae Ponder, to Nicholas Robert Troncale, both of Springfield, Mo. He is the son of Kendra Troncale and Joseph Troncale of Perryville, Mo. Ponder is a 2005 graduate of Oak Ridge High School. She received a bachelor of science degree in psychology from Missouri State University in 2009, and is completing certification in applied behavior analysis. She is employed by Behavioral Intervention Solutions in Springfield...
King - Schwab (01/30/11)
Bruce and Kim King of Jackson announce the engagement of their daughter, River King, to Pfc. Colton Schwab. He is the son of Kevin and Gina Schwab of Jackson. King is a senior at Saxony Lutheran High School. Schwab is a 2008 graduate of Jackson High School. He is serving in the U.S. Army...
Gross - Myers (01/30/11)
Chris and Debbie Gross of Cape Girardeau announce the engagement of their daughter, Cassie Gross, to Ed Myers. He is the son of Ed and Nancy Myers of Jackson. Gross is a graduate of Central High School. She received a bachelor of arts degree in political science from Columbia College in Columbia, Mo., a master of arts degree in political science from the University of Missouri-St. ...
Dailey - Miget (01/30/11)
Richard and Della Dailey of Wichita, Kan., announce the engagement of their daughter, Leah Marie Dailey, to Sgt. Scotty Andrew Miget, both of Derby, Kan. He is the son of Pam Glastetter of Jackson and the late Larry J. Miget. Dailey is a 2005 graduate of Southeast High in Wichita. She is an optician at West Wichita Family Optometrists...
Clark - Legrand (01/30/11)
Chad and Shelley Clark of Jackson announce the engagement of their daughter, Chelsey Jane Clark, to Robert Carson LeGrand. He is the son of Everett and Tina Hey of Jackson and Darryl and Gina LeGrand of Cape Girardeau. Clark is a 2007 graduate of Jackson High School. She is a customer service representative at Chap Arnold Insurance in Scott City...
Kluesner - Reeves (01/30/11)
BENTON, Mo. -- Norman and Dianna Kluesner of Benton announce the engagement of their daughter, Andrea Nicole Kluesner, to Richard Alan Reeves. He is the son of Loretta and Michael Welter of Benton and Richard Reeves of Morley, Mo. Kluesner is a 2003 graduate of Kelly High School, and a 2008 graduate of Southeast Hospital College of Nursing and Health Sciences. She is a registered nurse at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau...
Cape Girardeau police report 1/30/11 (01/30/11)
The Cape Girardeau Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. Arrests Assaults Burglary Theft Property damage Miscellaneous The Cape Girardeau County Sheriff released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. Arrests...
Cape Girardeau fire report 1/30/11 (01/30/11)
Cape Girardeau Firefighters responded to the following calls Thursday:...
Jackson police report 1/30/11 (01/30/11)
The Jackson Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. DWI Arrests Summons Burglary Thefts Miscellaneous...
Out of the past 1/30/11 (01/30/11)
Power is restored to all Southeast Missouri State University facilities around noon after almost 24 hours of no power for some of the university's buildings; an electrical transmitter line shorted out about 10:30 yesterday morning. The Southeast Missouri Regional Port Authority has begun legal condemnation proceedings aimed at acquiring 94.7 acres of land as part of the proposed Mississippi River industrial port at Grey's Point north of Scott City...
School menus 1-31 to 2-4 (01/30/11)
MONDAY--Homestyle chicken bites or ham & cheese on bun, broccoli with cheese sauce, pears, chewy oatmeal/cranberry cookie. TUESDAY--Breaded fish sticks or turkey & cheese on bun, mac & cheese, banana. WEDNESDAY--Cheesy beef & mac or ham & cheese on bun, green beans, garlic breadstick, pink applesauce...
Race, wages, State of the Union (01/30/11)
'Sometimes I sarcastically, perhaps cynically, say that I'm glad that I received virtually all of my education before it became fashionable for white people to like black people," writes Walter Williams in his new autobiography, "Up from the Projects." "By that I mean that I encountered back then a more honest assessment of my strengths and weaknesses. Professors didn't hesitate to criticize me -- sometimes to the point of saying, 'That's nonsense.'"...
Bone marrow drive (01/30/11)
The stories of individuals in Southeast Missouri taking leadership roles to help those with serious health needs are always heartwarming. And another recent example of local compassion could be found Tuesday when a bone marrow drive was held in Cape Girardeau...
Speak Out 1/30/11 (01/30/11)
PASS or fail, the smoking ban proposal is a horrifying prospect. Not all issues should be voted on. It doesn't matter if 51 percent of the voting populace wants a restaurant to be smoke free; it only matters if the owner of the restaurant wants it to be smoke free...
Prayer 1/30/11 (01/30/11)
O Lord Jesus, blessed be your name, the name above all names. Amen.
Somethin' 'bout a Missouri sunset. (01/30/11)
Taken in Jackson. 1-29-11
SING CAROLS TO VETERANS (01/30/11)
PACK 15 CUB SCOUTS OF CAPE VISITED WITH VETERANS ON DEC 13, 2010. THEY SANG CHRISTMAS CAROLS AND GAVE THE VETERANS CARDS THAT THEY HAD MADE THEMSELVES. VETERANS HARRY MILLER,LAWRENCE HEISSERER AND MILTON VOGEL.
SCOUTING FOR FOOD (01/30/11)
PACK 15 AND TROOP 4 OF CAPE, SPONSORED BY FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, SCOUTING FOR FOOD.
Awards (01/30/11)
Jackson Orchard Elementary third graders receive awards for Attendance and Good Citizenship January 24th.
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