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Stories from Sunday, February 20, 2011

Lichtenegger, Crowell talk about proposed changes to Proposition B at town hall in Jackson (02/20/11)
Rep. Donna Lichtenegger and Sen. Jason Crowell had a clear message at Friday's Proposition B town hall meeting in Jackson: They want the measure to be repealed in its entirety.
Gov. Nixon makes stop at Jackson High to commend A+ designation (02/20/11)
True, he's a lawyer, not a teacher, but that didn't stop Gov. Jay Nixon from giving Jackson High School high marks Friday afternoon. The governor made the school exhibit A in his push to expand Missouri's A+ scholarship program. "All of us are betting on you, and we think it's a bet we're going to win," Nixon told an assembly of students gathered in the high school auditorium alongside Jackson School Board members, educators and community members...
Local broadcaster 'Cousin Carl' honored at ADDY Awards banquet (02/20/11)
The man known to classic country music listeners as Cousin Carl has received many accolades during his broadcasting career, including the Country Music Association's Disc Jockey of the Year Award in 1961 while working at a Nashville radio station. Bill Anderson added another award to his collection Friday night when he was recognized as an American Advertising Federation Silver Medal Award recipient at the Tri-State Advertising and Marketing Professionals annual ADDY Awards banquet...
Lawsuit alleges Southeast Missouri State University, others misapply veterans' tuition discount (02/20/11)
Southeast Missouri State University is among four Missouri institutions of higher education named in a class-action lawsuit on behalf of combat veterans claiming the schools violated the Missouri Returning Heroes' Education Act by incorrectly applying the tuition-reduction program and costing veterans the full discount.
Changing technology, costly drugs among reasons for rise in health care costs (02/20/11)
The U.S. is spending more and more on health care, and financial officers at local hospitals say no single reason is behind the rise. Spending is expected to increase 60 percent from 2009 to 2018, according to a report by the Kaiser Family Foundation, a not-for-profit health research organization...
Three arrested for alleged meth lab in Cape Girardeau (02/20/11)
An investigation into an illegal purchase of pseudoephedrine led police to a methamphetamine lab in Cape Girardeau and the arrest of three people, authorities said Friday. Dakota Umfleet, 26, of Cape Girardeau, is charged with possession of ephedrine with the intent to manufacture meth. Brandon Umfleet, 33, of Brownwood, Mo., faces charges of attempt to manufacture methamphetamine. Both men remain at the Cape Girardeau County Jail, each being held on a $35,000 bond...
Three released pending prosecutor's review of gunshots downtown (02/20/11)
Three people have been released from custody pending a review of events that involved a gun being fired into the ground Thursday night in downtown Cape Girardeau, police said Friday. Police initially responded Thursday night to the downtown area to break up a fight in the Hutson's Fine Furniture parking lot, department spokesman Darin Hickey said. Police heard what they believed was a gunshot and they immediately noticed a vehicle quickly leaving the area, he said...
26 animals seized from Poplar Bluff home (02/20/11)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Twenty-six animals were seized from a home at 109 Lexington Thursday after authorities were alerted to concerns about the health of people and animals living there. The residents were not home at the time. Animals in the home included 12 live puppies, three dead puppies, six adult dogs and five cats. ...
More than 90 teams compete in Special Olympics Missouri District Basketball Tournament (02/20/11)
Fort Zumwalt Jaguar Clayton Vasterling, right, tries to catch The Pack's Dalton Myers as he sets his sight on the hoop Sunday during the Special Olympics Missouri District Basketball Tournament at the Osage Centre in Cape Girardeau. More than 90 teams competed in the district tournament that was held Sunday at the Osage Centre, Southeast Missouri State University's Student Rec Center and Trinity Lutheran School...
Family outing at the Cape Girardeau riverfront (02/20/11)
Show Me Center announces Avenged Sevenfold concert (02/20/11)
The Show Me Center will put a little edge in its concert lineup this spring. Heavy metal act Avenged Sevenfold will play the arena April 25 as part of its recently announced "Welcome to the Family" spring tour. The tour kicks on April 22 in Louisiana, hits Arkansas and then swings through Cape Girardeau April 25. It includes a total of 18 shows, ending May 21...
Two programs cut at Three Rivers College (02/20/11)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Of 14 Three Rivers College programs questioned in a statewide review of academic programs, two were eliminated. One associate of applied science degree for agricultural systems will face further review in three years, according to a report released last week by the Coordinating Board for Higher Education and Missouri Department of Higher Education...
Redistricting committees prepare to start work as census data arrives (02/20/11)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Virtually every state near Missouri has already received detailed new population data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Now it is Missouri's turn. The bureau plans to ship the data to Missouri officials next week. Lawmakers leading the state's congressional redistricting efforts plan to hold a news conference Monday to announce the receipt of the data. ...
Cape man charged with DWI, leaving the scene after cars catch fire (02/20/11)
A Cape Girardeau man has been charged with driving while intoxicated after police say he was involved in an accident that caused his car and another vehicle to burst into flames on South Sprigg Street Thursday. Troy Jones, 34, of Cape Girardeau, has been charged with DWI, leaving the scene of an accident, driving with a revoked license and having no insurance. He is being held at the Cape Girardeau County Jail on a $15,000 cash-only bond...
Interstate 55 reduced for pavement work (02/20/11)
Northbound Interstate 55 in Cape Girardeau and Scott counties will be reduced to one lane with a 12-foot width restriction March 7 through 12 while contractor crews perform pavement repairs. Traffic will be reduced to one lane from U.S. 61 at Scott City to Route K. Weather permitting, the work will take place nightly from 6:30 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. The work zone will be marked with signs...
Route Y reduced for drainage work (02/20/11)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Route Y in Stoddard County will be reduced to one lane Tuesday through Thursday while Missouri Department of Transportation crews perform routine drainage maintenance. The section of road is between Route Z to Highway 25. Weather permitting, work will be performed from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. The work zone will be marked with signs. ...
Repair work complete on Route ZZ bridge (02/20/11)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Minor repair work on the Route ZZ bridge over Drainage Ditch No. 2 in Scott County has been completed. Both lanes of the bridge opened to traffic Friday. "Initially, the lane reduction was expected to be in place for up to three weeks," said Southeast regional field engineer Andy Meyer. "However, work was accelerated and completed in less than a week." For more information, call 888-275-6636 or visit www.modot.org/southeast/safeandsound.htm. ...
Route UU to close for pipe replacement (02/20/11)
Route UU in Cape Girardeau and Bollinger counties will be closed Tuesday while Missouri Department of Transportation crews replace a pipe under the road. This section of road is between county roads 336 and 354. Weather permitting, the work will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m...
University business assistance program gets grant from Delta Regional Authority (02/20/11)
Area people interested in starting their own businesses will have more options to get assistance thanks to a grant awarded to Southeast Missouri State University's Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Friday. The center will expand its Operation Jump-Start program to four new sites this year with $153,903 in funding from the Delta Regional Authority...
Club News 2/20/11 (02/20/11)
Town and Country FCE Club met Feb. 10, with Mary Klaproth as hostess. The pledges to the United States and Missouri flags were repeated, along with the club collect. Devotion was given by Klaproth, entitled "God made my heart a Valentine" and "Ten Commandments for a long and peaceful life."...
Sawmills seek tax relief after years of legislative failure (02/20/11)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri's sawmills have for years tried to convince lawmakers to provide property tax relief. And for years the state's school districts have resisted the millers' efforts, decrying the effects the lost revenue would have on local education...
Thousands of protesters surround Wisconsin Capitol (02/20/11)
MADISON, Wis. -- Sometimes they cursed each other, sometimes they shook hands, sometimes they walked away from each other in disgust. None of it -- not the ear-splitting chants, the pounding drums or the back-and-forth debate between 70,000 protesters -- changed the minds of Wisconsin lawmakers dug into a stalemate over Republican efforts to scrap union rights for almost all public workers...
GOP newcomers test their mandate to shrink government (02/20/11)
WASHINGTON -- Asked how long the House would need to finish legislation cutting $61 billion in government spending, the most powerful Republican in the land responded wryly,. "I don't know, I'm only the speaker." It was a candid acknowledgment from Ohio Rep. John Boehner that the 87 Republican first-term lawmakers who swept the party into power in the House are moving on a path -- and at a pace -- of their own choosing...
Scientist finds Gulf bottom still oily, dead (02/20/11)
WASHINGTON -- Oil from the BP spill remains stuck on the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico, according to a top scientist's video and slides that she says demonstrate the oil isn't degrading as hoped and has decimated life on parts of the sea floor. That report is at odds with a recent report by the BP spill compensation czar that said nearly all will be well by 2012...
NASA picks Thursday for Discovery's final launch (02/20/11)
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- NASA will try this week to launch space shuttle Discovery on its final voyage following a four-month delay for fuel tank repairs. Liftoff is set for Thursday afternoon. Senior managers voted unanimously Friday on the new launch date after discussing the fixes made since the shuttle's grounding in early November...
Alleged shooter's reclusive father retreats more (02/20/11)
TUCSON, Ariz. -- Randy Loughner was always reclusive. But since his son's alleged shooting rampage last month, the father has shut himself behind what one neighbor calls "an elaborate cage." In recent weeks, Loughner has built a substantial wooden enclosure, more than 6 feet high, obscuring his front door and windows. The four horizontal windows on the garage door have been papered over, the diamond-shaped openings atop the block wall to his back yard closed off with little plywood plugs...
Girl hurt when bounce house blows away (02/20/11)
MARANA, Ariz.-- A gust of wind picked up a bounce house with two girls playing inside Saturday, dumping one girl in the yard but carrying the other two houses away and dropping her onto a roof. The incident in the town of Marana left a 10-year-old with serious head lacerations and other injuries. She was taken to a trauma center in Tucson after firefighters got her off the roof...
UAW must also look out for companies (02/20/11)
DETROIT -- The United Auto Workers' mission used to be simple -- fight Detroit's automakers for better pay and job security. But things got more complex when the government bailed out General Motors and Chrysler two years ago in a deal that left the union with big chunks of stock in both companies. Now the UAW has to be both owner and worker advocate, essentially sitting on both sides of the bargaining table...
Ford to team with Sollers (02/20/11)
DETROIT -- Ford Motor Co. is teaming up with Russian automaker Sollers to make and distribute cars in Russia, one of the fastest growing auto markets. Under a deal announced Friday, Sollers will build Fords at Russian plants, helping boost a struggling local industry. Ford will have access to a huge market that could bolster its revenue...
Libya, Yemen crack down; Bahrain pulls back tanks (02/20/11)
CAIRO -- Security forces in Libya and Yemen fired on pro-democracy demonstrators Saturday as the two hard-line regimes struck back against the wave of protests that has already toppled autocrats in Egypt and Tunisia. At least 15 died when police shot into crowds of mourners in Libya's second-largest city, a hospital official said...
Central boys basketball team bests Dexter 60-45 (02/20/11)
James Lane scored 20 points to lead Central past Dexter.
Jackson sophomore Kyleigh Troxel snares fourth at state swimming meet (02/20/11)
ST. PETERS, Mo. -- Jackson sophomore Kyleigh Troxel made history Saturday at the state swimming meet at the St. Peters Rec Plex. Troxel became the first all-state swimmer from Jackson in the program's four-year history. Troxel, who fell one place short of earning all-state honors last year with a ninth-place finish, was fourth in the 500-yard freestyle Saturday, finishing in 5 minutes, 6.00 seconds...
Central wreslter Jawuan Howard claws way to fourth place at state meet (02/20/11)
Jackson senior Ryan Marble placed fifth in Class 4.
High school roundup: New Salem boys basketball team captures state title (02/20/11)
All the scores from Saturday that were reported to the Southeast Missourian.
Notre Dame boys basketball team defeats De Soto (02/20/11)
The Notre Dame boys basketball team beat De Soto on senior night.
High school roundup: Morrow scores 26 to lead Oran past Chaffee boys basketball team (02/20/11)
All the scores from Friday that were reported to the Southeast Missourian.
Southeast men's basketball team busts Sacramento State (02/20/11)
Southeast Missouri State beat Sacramento State in a BracketBusters game.
Southeast Missouri State baseball team flies out of gate with two wins (02/20/11)
The Southeast Missouri State baseball defeated the University of Louisiana-Lafayette in its first two games of the season.
Southeast Missouri State women's basketball team's OVC tourney hopes take hit with 85-55 rout (02/20/11)
The Southeast Missouri State women's basketball team lost at home to Tennessee-Martin.
Southeast roundup: Southeast Missouri State gymnasts score big in win (02/20/11)
All the weekend scores from the world of Southeast Missouri State athletics.
Missouri men's basketball team snaps road losing streak (02/20/11)
Missouri beat Iowa State 76-70 in men's basketball.
Few open roster spots exist for St. Louis Cardinals (02/20/11)
JUPITER, Fla. -- Manager Tony La Russa looked out at the 59 players who reported for the Cardinals first full-squad workout Saturday and declared the roster set. Well, almost. The team came into the season as secure as it has been in years, with its starting rotation set and a veteran lineup anchored by star first baseman Albert Pujols. Barring injuries, the few spots up for grabs are on the bench and in the bullpen...
Outfielder Jim Edmonds retires as a Cardinals player (02/20/11)
JUPITER, Fla. -- Jim Edmonds drove a pitch over the right-field wall late last season and began home run trot No. 393. Somewhere between second and third base Sept. 21 at Miller Park, he took a few awkward steps. "Something popped," he said then...
Blues blitz Ducks (02/20/11)
The St. Louis Blues beat the Anaheim Ducks 9-3.
Where the Lord leads: Rev. Douglas Breite talks about 10 plus years at Trinity Lutheran (02/20/11)
The Rev. Douglas Breite has been learning to play bridge for the last nine years, he is a lifelong fan of the St. Louis Cardinals (his cat's name is Albert) and he is the administrative pastor at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cape Girardeau. Breite's wife, Christine, taught fifth grade at Trinity Lutheran School in the 1980s. ...
Keeping legacies alive: Local leaders say Black History Month an opportunity to honor influential blacks, bring people of all races together (02/20/11)
Even though National Black History Month began in 1926 as "Negro History Week," local community leaders say it still has relevance 85 years later. The weeklong recognition was started by Dr. Carter G. Woodson as a way to draw attention to the contributions of blacks to American history and culture...
FYI 2/29/11 (02/20/11)
St. Mary Cathedral School will hold a dinner and auction from 5 to 11 p.m. Saturday at Ray's Plaza Conference Center. There will be silent and oral auctions held. Food will be provided by Ray's of Kelso in Kelso, Mo., and entertainment by Fanfare, a band from St. ...
Safeco Community Hero award donated to Big Brothers Big Sisters (02/20/11)
Safeco Insurance recently announced a Community Hero award of $6,500 was donated to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri in Cape Girardeau on behalf of Capital Insurance & Associates. Safeco's contribution was presented to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri by Safeco agents Deborah and Chris Gross of Capital Insurance & Associates, who were named Safeco Insurance Community Heroes for making a positive difference in their community. ...
Charitable trust give $1,250 to Hope for One More (02/20/11)
The C.W. Rushing Charitable Trust recently made a $1,250 donation to Hope for One More. Hope for One More is a not-for-profit children's home that provides emergency shelter for foster children in Cape Girardeau and surrounding counties. The money was raised during the the 2010 Captain Woody Rushing Golf Tournament...
Poll gauges feelings on declawing, debarking (02/20/11)
LOS ANGELES -- Cats scratch and dogs bark. Is declawing or debarking the answer? Nearly 60 percent of American pet owners, including 55 percent of cat owners, say it is OK to have a cat declawed, but only 8 percent approve of having a dog's vocal cords removed, according to an Associated Press-Petside.com poll...
Sikeston Rotary service, chili, community (02/20/11)
Rotary Club members served more than 1,000 bowls of chili to customers at lunchtime on Feb. 8 and expected another 500 bowls to be served Tuesday evening, making it a record-setting turnout. Some 30 members of the local civic group assisted in the 57th Annual Chili Day, which raises funds for the Sikeston Rotary Club to support the Kenny Rogers Children's Center, maintain Rotary Park, provide scholarships and fund other projects in the community and with the international organization...
God helps us bear our baggage in life (02/20/11)
You'll see almost as many sights walking through the airport as you will at your destination. You'll see moms and dads trying to contain the excitement of first-time fliers who don't understand why they have to take their shoes off and send their teddy bears through the tunnel. ...
Canada geese rule North American waterfowl (02/20/11)
The Canada goose, of which there are several subspecies, is one of North America's largest native wild birds. It rivals the mallard duck as North America's most numerous waterfowl species. Resident Canada geese will stay all year in Southeast Missouri, even nesting and raising their young here...
Learning to know God's will (02/20/11)
How do you continue to know God's will? What a great question. This question was the last in a series of queries brought to me by one of the junior high youths in our church. She had interviewed me as part of the requirements needed for the God and Life Award through Scouting...
Iva LaRose (02/20/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Iva A. LaRose, 91, of Perryville died Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011, at Independence Care Center of Perry County in Perryville. She was born in Menfro, Mo. on Sept. 11, 1919, daughter of the late Walter and Wilma (Bergman) Dickmann. She and Louis J. LaRose were married March 9, 1943. He preceded her in death on Aug. 14, 1990...
Warren Dalton (02/20/11)
Warren H. Dalton, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Feb. 18, 2011 at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Jan. 20, 1926 in Cape Girardeau to Henry M. and Belle DeGrant Dalton. He and Clorene Ladd were married May 3, 1947, at Piggott, Ark. She died Jan. 2, 1984. He later married Lelia Frances Conner May 24, 1986, in Cape Girardeau. She died June 28, 1991...
Margaret Baudendistel (02/20/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Margaret B. "Marge" Baudendistel, 80, of Perryville died Friday, Feb. 18, 2011 at her home. She was born July 13, 1930, in St. Louis, the daughter of William and Tina Greenwell Brown. She married F.W. "Joe" Baudendistel on Jan. 19, 1952, in St. Louis. He survives in Perryville...
Ronald Zahner (02/20/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Ronald Leo Zahner, 67, of Perryville, Mo., died Friday, Feb. 18, 2011 at St. Francois Manor in Farmington, Mo. Visitation will be from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Monday at Miller Family Funeral Home in Perryville. A funeral Mass will be held at noon Monday at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Silver Lake, Mo...
George Fox Jr. (02/20/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- George N. Fox Jr., 68, of Perryville died Friday, Feb. 18, 2011, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Perryville. Friends may call from 4 p.m. until service time Tuesday at Young and Sons Funeral Home in Perryville. A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, with the Rev. Jim Matthews officiating...
Births 2/20/11 (02/20/11)
Daughter to Dartanyus C. and Nakaska S. Graham of Cape Girardeau, Saint Francis Medical Center, 9:42 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 6, 2011. Name, Nariah Nekole. Weight, 8 pounds. Fourth child, third daughter. Ms. Graham is the daughter of Aretta Kinder and Marvin Hill of Jonesboro, Ga. She is employed at New Wave Communications in Sikeston, Mo. Harris is the son of Carolyn Harris of Cape Girardeau and Otis Clemmons of Milwaukee, Wis...
Blakemore - Inman (02/20/11)
Deirdre R. Blakemore and retired Air Force Lt. Col. Gary Inman were united in marriage Oct. 15, 2010, in Frederick, Md. The traditional Celtic ceremony was performed by candlelight at Evangelical Lutheran Church. Readings included a selection from the Breastplate of St. Patrick. Musical accompaniment was provided by Stuart Frazier on Highland Pipes and Tim Petrie on piano...
Gresham - Miller (02/20/11)
Heather Nicole Gresham and Jeffrey Matthew Miller exchanged vows Oct. 16, 2010, at St. Augustine Church in Kelso, Mo. The Rev. Oliver Clavin performed the ceremony. Organist was Betty Ressel, and vocalists were Paige Rothenberger and Chelsea Carroll...
Hecht - Siemers (02/20/11)
Kasey Marie Hecht and Justin Lee Siemers were united in marriage Nov. 6, 2010, at Centenary United Methodist Church. The Rev. Jeff Long performed the ceremony. Organist was Molly Johns of Jackson. Vocalists were Rodney and Pam Pensel of Jackson, uncle and aunt of the groom, and Matthew Petzoldt of Cape Girardeau...
Cato - Snyder (02/20/11)
Christina Marie Cato and Jeremy Douglas Snyder were married June 26, 2010, at Grace United Methodist Church. The Rev. Tom Sullenger performed the ceremony. Organist was Susan Hatley. Parents of the couple are David and Debbie Cato of Cape Girardeau, and Rodney and Connie Snyder of Friedheim...
Meyer - Schuessler (02/20/11)
Sandra Meyer of Ste. Genevieve, Mo., announces the engagement of her daughter, Tina Marie Meyer, to Kyle Ryan Schuessler, both of Cape Girardeau. He is the son of Gary and Sharon Schuessler of Cape Girardeau. Meyer is a graduate of Ste. Genevieve High School. ...
Probst - Gowin (02/20/11)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Terry Thomas of Miller City, Ill., and Machelle Probst of Olive Branch announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley "Nikki" Probst, to Erik "Zach" Gowin, both of Carbondale, Ill. He is the son of Bret Gowin of Olive Branch and Tamara George of Marion, Ill...
Rivera - Schulte (02/20/11)
CARLISLE, Pa. -- Confesor and Hilda Rivera of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, announce the engagement of their daughter, Madeline Rivera of San Juan, Puerto Rico, to R.J. Schulte of Williamsburg, Va. He is the son of Bob and Bonnie Schulte of Carlisle, Pa. Mrs. Schulte is formerly of Jackson...
Ulrich - Ulen (02/20/11)
Sandy and Gary Helwege of Cape Girardeau and Randy and Denise Ulrich of Perryville, Mo., announce the engagement of their daughter, Alexis Paige Ulrich, to Brian Russell Ulen. He is the son of Sammy and Cathy Ulen of Ullin, Ill. Ulrich is a 2009 graduate of Jackson High School, and plans to start nursing school this fall...
Cape Girardeau fire report 2/20/11 (02/20/11)
Firefighters responded to the following calls Friday:...
Cape Girardeau police report 2/20/11 (02/20/11)
The Cape Girardeau Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. Arrests...
Jackson police and fire report 2/20/11 (02/20/11)
The Jackson Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. Arrests Firefighters responded to the following call Friday:...
Out of the past 2/20/11 (02/20/11)
New information has been developed in the 1979 slaying of Deborah L. Martin here and will be pursued during the forthcoming session of a county grand jury, says prosecuting attorney Larry Ferrell. Officials of TeleCommunications Inc., the Denver-based parent company of Cape Girardeau Cable TV, told the city council last night the company plans to spend about $1 million to upgrade the local cable system this year, a move which would ultimately mean increased charges for subscribers...
School menus Feb. 21 to 25 (02/20/11)
Cape Girardeau Elementary MONDAY & TUESDAY--No classes. WEDNESDAY--Vegetable beef soup with toasted cheese sandwich or peanut butter sandwich; or ham & cheese on bun; veggies with ranch dressing, pineapple. THURSDAY--Mini corn dogs or turkey & cheese on bun, candied carrots, fruit cocktail, spice cake...
VA problems (02/20/11)
This week in a four-part series, Southeast Missourian reporter M.D. Kittle explored the story of Lucky Sands, her devastating physical decline and a display of bureaucratic obstacles facing soldiers and families trying to receive benefits from their government...
Christmas goal met (02/20/11)
The Salvation Army recently announced that the Christmas fundraising goal had been reached as of Feb. 3. The Salvation Army took a few days of overtime to reach the goal. The final amount raised was $320,333.18. I'd like to thank everyone who volunteered their time, talents and treasures toward the goal of helping The Salvation Army. ...
Food safety and jobs (02/20/11)
Republicans in the House have submitted their plan to cut federal spending by $100 billion in the name of job creation. A small portion of that ($88 million) are cuts to USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service. FSIS is responsible for inspecting meat, poultry and egg products to ensure their safety for consumers. ...
Speak Out 2/20/11 (02/20/11)
IN 1956 the U. S. backed the rebels who dethroned Fulgencio Batista of Cuba and we got Fidel Castro. In 1958 King Fassel II was assassinated with U.S. approval. The rebels formed a left wing republic with a close relationship to the USSR. It was dominated by the Baath socialist party. ...
Prayer 2/20/11 (02/20/11)
We praise you, O God, for you know our needs, even before we come to you in prayer. Amen.
Local Afterschool Program to Host Dance/Auction (02/20/11)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO -- February 16, 2011 - The Boys & Girls Club of Cape Girardeau will be hosting their 7th Annual Benefit Dance and Live/Silent Auction on Saturday, March 19, 2011. This evening of fun will begin at 6:00pm at Ray's Conference Center in Cape Girardeau. Ray's of Kelso will be providing appetizers, as well as a cash bar. The Joby Holland Band will be performing following the auctions...
Cape Christian School honors its Grandparents. (02/20/11)
Valentine's Day at Cape Christian School was made very special this year as we hosted our First Annual Grandparents' Day for 129 of our students' Grandparents. The staff and Junior High students started off the day's events serving our guests brunch. Brunch in the gym was followed by pictures for each student with their Grandparents. After pictures, all of the Grandparents gathered in the Sanctuary for a special program put on by all of the fine students of Cape Christian School...
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