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Stories from Saturday, April 30, 2011

Red Cross closes shelters in Poplar Bluff, Scott County, opens shelter in Advance (04/30/11)
The American Red Cross has closed its shelter locations for flood victims in Poplar Bluff and at Scott County Central High School. The organization updated the status of its shelter operations in an email sent Friday night. Shelters at the Osage Centre in Cape Girardeau, Lighthouse Christian Ministries in Dexter, First Baptist churches in Charleston and East Prairie and the Morehouse First Baptist Church in Morehouse remained open...
MoDOT's latest road closings (04/30/11)
SIKESTON - The Missouri Department of Transportation has closed routes in Southeast Missouri due to the recent flooding. Motorists are urged to use extreme caution and plan alternate routes. Routes that are closed include: Bollinger County Butler County...
Flooded roads within Cape Girardeau (04/30/11)
The Cape Girardeau Public Works Department released the following list of roads that were closed due to flooding at 8 a.m. Friday:
Engineers watching rising levels at Wappapello Lake (04/30/11)
WAPPAPELLO LAKE, Mo. -- As of Friday morning Wappapello Lake was anticipated to crest at 397 feet on Sunday, about one and a half feet below a level which would force officials to increase its outflow above its already unusually high amount. Levels were at 396.71 feet at 8:30 a.m. Friday, higher than the lake's second highest recorded amount ever...
Billie Sue Mulcahy (04/30/11)
Billie Sue Davis Mulcahy met the glory of her Lord on April 29, 2011. She was born Sept. 29, 1951, to the late Edward Livingston Davis IV and Blanch Grace Phillips Davis in Caruthersville, Mo. Billie departed this life at the Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau on April 29 at the age of 59 years...
Donald Hamm (04/30/11)
Donald L. Hamm, 68, of Oak Ridge passed away Wednesday, April 27, 2011, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 3, 1942, in Fresno, Calif., son of William Hamm. He and Barbara Hensgem were married 40 years. Hamm was a pharmacy technician, and of the Christian faith...
Roger Roberts (04/30/11)
CROSSTOWN, Mo. -- Roger Lee "Bo" Roberts, 76, of Crosstown died Thursday, April 28, 2011, at his home. He was born Oct. 24, 1934, at Crosstown, son of Cletus and Wanda Golden Roberts. He and Phillus A. Weibrecht were married June 1, 1957, at Jackson...
Rev. Joseph Haley (04/30/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- The Rev. Joseph V. Haley, 83, of Perryville died Thursday, April 28, 2011, in Perryville. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday in the Mary Mother of God Chapel of the Vincentian residence in Perryville. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Mary Mother of God Chapel. Burial will be in Vincentian Community Cemetery in Perryville...
Jason Hunter (04/30/11)
THEBES, Ill. -- Jason was passed from his earthly mother's arms into the waiting arms of his heavenly father Thursday, April 28, 2011. He celebrated his 32nd birthday April 23. He passed peacefully at home, following a brief illness...
Out of the past 4/30/11 (04/30/11)
A four-year legal battle over custody of a 7-year-old girl is being blamed for yesterday's car chase in which shots were fired after the child's mother took her from a first-grade classroom at McClure, Ill.; the chase began shortly before 11 a.m. at Shawnee Elementary School and ended six minutes later at the back door of the Cape Girardeau police station...
May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month (04/30/11)
Each year, May is designated Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. States, cities and motorcycle organizations across the country conduct a variety of activities to promote the importance of motorist awareness and sharing the road with motorcyclists. Motorist awareness is an important component of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's comprehensive motorcycle safety program. ...
Local Girls to Compete at National Beauty Contest (04/30/11)
Jackson resident, Kaitlyn Todd (11) and Cape resident Jordahn Cook (2) competed this month at the Fresh Faces State Beauty Competition is St. Louis. Kaitlyn received the title of Novice Supreme, Division Personality, and Natural Photogenic in her age division. ...
I'm so smart ! (04/30/11)
Sissy the Shih-tzu she likes to dress up and pose for the camera.
Jeff Farris House, Olive Branch IL (04/30/11)
This is a photo taken in Olive Branch, IL. of the April 2011 flood, as you can see there are two rainbows above the house, kinda gives you hope that there is always light at the end of the rainbow.
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