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Stories from Sunday, May 15, 2011

SEMO regents approve tuition increase (05/15/11)
Tuition and fees for in-state undergraduates will rise 4.8 percent at Southeast Missouri State University in the 2011-2012 academic year, among the lowest tuition increases of Missouri's four-year institutions of higher education.
Couple hands out Red Cross meals in Morehouse (05/15/11)
MOREHOUSE, Mo. -- Glen Harmon's goal is to make as much noise as possible as he drives down the streets of Morehouse. "Hot meals!" he calls out, then lays on the horn in the Red Cross Emergency Response Vehicle he's driving. The noise causes people to come out of their homes, quickly forming a line at the truck's side window...
Legislative session ends without Senate vote on pseudoephedrine prescription bill (05/15/11)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Time's up for Missouri's lawmakers. The 2011 legislative session ended Friday, and for the fifth consecutive year it ended before the Missouri House of Representatives and Senate could both lend their approval to legislation that would make pseudoephedrine available only with a doctor's prescription statewide...
Janzow to Southeast graduates: 'Change is inevitable' (05/15/11)
Usually, sleeping in class is not allowed. But sleeping is what Tony Selvaggio's guide dog, Marvel, did during most of his owner's classes at Southeast Missouri State University. On Saturday, Marvel wore a black graduation gown of her own as she and Selvaggio, who is blind, walked across the stage together to get his diploma...
Police, family members honor fallen officers at Cape ceremony (05/15/11)
Karla Drury of Cape Girardeau was only 8 years old when her uncle, a New Madrid County deputy, was killed in the line of duty, but it's a day, even more than 50 years later, she'll likely never forget. "Of course my mom was his sister. I remember her crying and asking 'what's wrong?'," Drury said...
Fast and furious: May 1986 saw most costly, damaging flash flood in Cape history (05/15/11)
If flooding caused by the rise of the river is like a cumbersome bully that announces his intention to torment, then flash floods are the dizzying sucker punch. Rodney Bridges certainly felt the sting of a flash flood, one of the most costly and damaging in Cape Girardeau's history...
34 teams participate in Kow Pasture Klassic (05/15/11)
NEW HAMBURG, Mo. -- The Kow Pasture Klassic at New Hamburg is a golf tournament that does not use golf balls and encourages finding other ways than golf clubs to hit the ball. There are some scoring rules, but no one seems too sure what they are, nor really cares...
Some Wappapello recreation areas reopen (05/15/11)
WAPPAPELLO LAKE, Mo. -- Several recreation areas at Wappapello Lake reopened Thursday, after flooding shut down all campgrounds and boat launch areas for several days. Access to the Bill Emerson Memorial Visitor Center is open on the north side, where Route T crosses the dam. The area below the dam is also open now, said Park Ranger John Daves. Both areas are only open during daylight hours...
Route UU in Cape, Bollinger counties scheduled for pavement repairs (05/15/11)
Route UU between Highway 34 and Route B in Cape Girardeau and Bollinger counties will be reduced to one lane Monday while Missouri Department of Transportation crews patch the road. Weather permitting, the work will be done from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Signs will mark the work zone...
Highway 25 reduced for repairs (05/15/11)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Highway 25 in Stoddard County will continue to be reduced to one lane while Missouri Department of Transportation crews make pavement repairs. The section of road is from U.S. 60 at Dexter, Mo., to Route M at Aquilla, Mo. ...
Nine Alternative Education Center Students receive diplomas at graduation ceremony (05/15/11)
Cedric Moore was causing trouble, heading for trouble. He was in seventh grade and on his way out the door. Moore was sent to the Cape Girardeau Alternative Education Center, a move that changed his life. On Friday evening, Moore joined eight classmates on stage at the Cape Girardeau Central Junior High School auditorium, all at-risk students who had just earned their high school diplomas...
SEMO Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship dedicated in Friday ceremony (05/15/11)
The Academy Award of his business career is how Douglas C. Greene views the honor of the Southeast Missouri State University Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship being dedicated in his name. "This honor, as far as I'm concerned, is probably one of the greatest things that is ever going to happen to me or has ever happened to me and my business career," he said. ...
MoDOT: Could take two years to replace road beneath Wappapello spillway (05/15/11)
WAPPAPELLO LAKE, Mo. -- Water stopped flowing over Wappapello Lake's emergency spillway Wednesday, a day after members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer and the Missouri Department of Transportation met to discuss reconstruction of Route T. It could take two years or more before a permanent road replaces the portion of Route T damaged in front of the emergency spillway, according to MoDOT...
Scott County damage assessment wraps up (05/15/11)
BENTON, Mo. -- It wasn't an oversight or lack of damage that excluded Scott County from a federal disaster declaration earlier this week. The individual assistance assessment simply hadn't been completed yet. Those assessments were done Wednesday and Thursday, and included officials from the federal and state emergency management associations, as well as Amber Scudder, Scott County's emergency management director...
Club news 5/15/11 (05/15/11)
The April meeting of the Young Americans 4-H Club was called to order by Tori Schweer on April 28 at Grace United Methodist Church in Cape Girardeau. Gary Schweer and Belinda Strack led the pledges. Roll call was answered by stating a favorite Easter candy. There were 18 members and 13 adults attending. April birthdays were recognized, and the club sang "Happy Birthday" to Tyler Kirchdoerfer and Belinda Strack...
Louisiana floodgate opens, diverting Mississippi River (05/15/11)
MORGANZA, La. -- Water from the Mississippi River gushed through a floodgate Saturday for the first time in nearly four decades and headed toward thousands of homes and farmland in the Cajun countryside, threatening to slowly submerge the land under water up to 25 feet deep.
Mideast envoy stepping down while U.S. refocuses on region (05/15/11)
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is losing his special envoy to the Mideast just as the administration is showing a renewed focus on the long-troubled region. George Mitchell, who helped broker peace in Northern Ireland, announced Friday he is stepping down after fruitless attempts at rekindling Israeli-Palestinian peace talks...
Bin Laden in Pakistan: Potent but past prime (05/15/11)
WASHINGTON -- Surrounded by the din of his multiple families within walls that were both his sanctuary and prison, Osama bin Laden pecked endlessly at a computer, issuing directives to his scattered and troubled terrorist empire. It's not clear who really listened...
President to speed up oil production (05/15/11)
WASHINGTON -- Amid growing public unhappiness over gas prices, President Barack Obama is directing his administration to ramp up U.S. oil production by extending existing leases in the Gulf of Mexico and off Alaska's coast and holding more frequent lease sales in a federal petroleum reserve in Alaska. But the moves won't calm spiraling prices at the pump any time soon...
Teen's Twitter feed lawsuit underscores power of a tweet (05/15/11)
SAN FRANCISCO -- When Adorian Deck was home sick from high school, he entertained himself like countless other teenagers have in recent years: He started a Twitter account. Unlike other teenagers, Deck's account became a sensation. Deck, under the handle @OMGFacts, tweeted random bits of celebrity gossip and quirky trivia. In less than a year, he had attracted more than 300,000 followers...
Chicago mayor-elect brings own style (05/15/11)
CHICAGO -- The mayor-elect strolled into the historic Chicago Theatre for a Neil Young concert wearing grayish-green sneakers, jeans and a soft sweater over a blue T-shirt. At his side was actress Jennifer Beals, the star of "Flashdance," and her husband...
Nazis' grandchildren delve into past (05/15/11)
BERLIN -- Rainer Hoess was 12 years old when he found out his grandfather was one of the worst mass murderers in history. The gardener at his boarding school, an Auschwitz survivor, beat him black and blue after hearing he was the grandson of Rudolf Hoess, commandant of the death camp synonymous with the Holocaust...
6 soldiers die during Yemeni protest (05/15/11)
SANAA, Yemen -- Gunmen attacked and killed six soldiers at a checkpoint in a central Yemeni province as security forces clashed with protesters calling for the president's ouster in a southern city, leaving scores injured, officials and medics said Saturday...
New Haitian leader is inaugurated (05/15/11)
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti-- Charismatic pop star-turned-president Michel Martelly took over Haiti on Saturday, promising to rebuild its earthquake-devastated capital, develop the long-neglected countryside and build a modern army. The 50-year-old performer known to Haitians as "Sweet Micky" was swept to power in a March 20 presidential runoff by Haitians tired of past leaders who failed to provide even basic services, such as decent roads, water and electricity in the Western Hemisphere's poorest country.. ...
Nazis' grandchildren delve into past (05/15/11)
BERLIN -- Rainer Hoess was 12 years old when he found out his grandfather was one of the worst mass murderers in history. The gardener at his boarding school, an Auschwitz survivor, beat him black and blue after hearing he was the grandson of Rudolf Hoess, commandant of the death camp synonymous with the Holocaust...
Angry crowd attacks Christian protesters in Egypt (05/15/11)
CAIRO -- An angry mob attacked a group of mainly Christian protesters who were demanding drastic measures to heal religious tension amid a spike in violence, leaving 65 people injured, officials said today. The Christian protesters have been holding their sit-in outside the state television building in Cairo for nearly a week following deadly Christian-Muslim clashes that left a church burned and 15 people dead...
Libyans bury 9 men supposedly killed during NATO strike (05/15/11)
TRIPOLI, Libya -- Mourners vowed revenge and rattled off heavy gunfire in a Tripoli cemetery Saturday as they buried nine men they said were Muslim clerics and medics killed in a NATO airstrike in mostly rebel-held eastern Libya. The Libyan government gave one account of why the men had traveled from the capital to the eastern front; a cleric at the funeral who said he witnessed the attack in the oil town of Brega gave a different version...
Perryville baseball team extinguishes Ste. Genevieve (05/15/11)
The Perryville baseball team defeated Ste. Genevieve 8-7 in a Class 3 District 1 opening-round game.
High school roundup: Shemonia leads Scott City track team's state-bound contingent (05/15/11)
The Scott City boys track team qualified all four relays for the state meet, which helped the Rams finish second in the team standings at Saturday's Class 2 Sectional 1 meet at Principia. The Rams' Brandon Shemonia won the 1,600 and 3,200, while Garett Schaefer won the 100 and 200...
Scott City baseball team drops 12-inning heartbreaker to Dexter (05/15/11)
The Dexter baseball team defeated Scott City 8-7 in a Class 3 District 1 opening-round game.
St. Vincent girls soccer team uses its head in district victory over Saxony Lutheran (05/15/11)
The St. Vincent girls soccer team defeated Saxony Lutheran 8-0 in a Class 1 District 1 semifinal.
Notre Dame baseball team pounds Doniphan (05/15/11)
The Notre Dame baseball team's postseason started as planned Saturday afternoon with a run-rule victory over Doniphan. Notre Dame, the host school and top seed for Class 3 District 1, scored runs in its first three at-bats on its way to a 13-0 victory in five innings...
Southeast softball team loses in title game (05/15/11)
The Southeast Missouri State softball team's push for the Ohio Valley Conference tournament championship came up one win short. Fifth-seeded Southeast lost to second-seeded Jacksonville State 9-5 Sunday morning in the title game of the six-team, double-elimination event in Charleston, Ill...
Southeast Missouri State baseball team splits doubleheader with OVC leader (05/15/11)
Saturday's doubleheader between the top two teams in the Ohio Valley Conference standings could not have been closer. Perhaps fittingly, Southeast Missouri State and host Austin Peay split a pair of one-run decisions in Clarksville, Tenn. Austin Peay won the opener 6-5, scoring the winning run on a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the ninth inning...
Southeast Missouri State awards Nutt with one-year extension (05/15/11)
Southeast Missouri State men's basketball coach Dickey Nutt appreciates the vote of confidence he has received. It was announced Friday that Nutt signed a one-year contract extension. He now is signed through the 2013-14 season, which would mark his fifth at Southeast...
Southeast Missouri State softball team to play for title of OVC tourney (05/15/11)
The Redhawks will play for the tournament title today
Reds dump Cards to grab first (05/15/11)
CINCINNATI -- The Cardinals couldn't do anything against the pitcher who kicked them around the last time they met. Johnny Cueto took a shutout into the eighth inning Saturday, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Cardinals 7-3, taking over first place in the National League Central with strong showings by the two players who were at the epicenter of their bloody brawl last season...
Making treats for nursing home employees (05/15/11)
Members of the Outreach Team at Zion United Methodist Church in Gordonville put together homemade cookie trays Wednesday to deliver to local nursing home employees Thursday. The group baked and assembled 96 dozen cookies to be delivered to Jackson Manor, Monticello, the Lutheran Home, Ratliff and the Missouri Veterans Home in honor of National Nursing Home Workers Week. ...
Sharing love, joy: Vaught has been senior pastor since Jan. 2 (05/15/11)
The Rev. Chris Vaught describes Jackson First General Baptist Church, 1506 S. Farmington Road, as a "dynamic ministry for people of all ages who want to know God." The Beechmont, Ky., native has been serving as the senior pastor since Jan. 2. After a year of praying, Vaught was convinced that Jackson First General Baptist was where God wanted him to serve. ...
Pet of the week 5/15/11 (05/15/11)
Adopt Renee (05/15/11)
Adopt Barney (05/15/11)
Propst completes advanced Army artillery training course (05/15/11)
Army Pvt. Kaleb S. Propst graduated from the Basic Field Artillery Cannon Crewmember Advanced Individual Training course at Fort Sill in Lawton, Okla. The program trains servicemembers to maintain, prepare and load ammunition for firing; operate and perform operator maintenance on prime movers; self-propelled howitzers and ammunition vehicles; store, maintain and distribute ammunition to using units as a member of battery or battalion ammunition section; perform crew maintenance and participate in organizational maintenance of weapons and related equipment and establish and maintain radio and wire communications. ...
Local Girl Scout troop received Religious Award medals (05/15/11)
Second-grade Girl Scouts at St. Mary Cathedral of the Annunciation in Cape Girardeau received Religious Award medals for completing their official religious recognition program of the Roman Catholic Church. The Scouts received the award after they completed "The Family of God" activity series. Bishop James Vann Johnston Jr., sixth bishop of the Springfield-Cape Girardeau Diocese, officiated the ceremony...
Beecham among Outstanding Beginning Teachers are conference (05/15/11)
Malissa Beecham, a fourth-grade teacher at Franklin Elementary, received an award of recognition at Missouri Association for Colleges of Teacher Education's spring conference. Beecham was recognized as one of Missouri's Outstanding Beginning Teachers. The award is based on evaluations from colleges and recommendations from the teacher's school district...
Food drive collects items for BackPacks for Friday (05/15/11)
A "Barrels for Backpacks" food drive took place on the campuses of Cape Girardeau and Sikeston high schools and area Montgomery Bank branches. The food collected will be used in the child feeding program BackPacks for Friday which meets the needs of children and their families on the weekends. ...
Clippard students raise money for St. Jude (05/15/11)
Students at Clippard Elementary raised $1,867 for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital by participating in a math-athon. Students who participated collected pledges and donations for completing math problems in a workbook. Pictured from left are some of the participating students: River Smith, Savannah Cork, Sierra Skinner, Anna Lacy and Levi Wilson...
St. Paul students raise $3,000 in bounce-athon (05/15/11)
The preschool and kindergarten students of St. Paul Lutheran School in Jackson raised $3,092.50 at a bounce-athon at LeBounce April 14. The money raised will benefit Melaina's Magical Playland. ...
Relay for Life celebrates survivors, raises money (05/15/11)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- When it comes right down to it, a Relay for Life is all about those who have battled cancer. So this year, the Scott County Relay for Life will put an extra emphasis on cancer survivors, as well as their caregivers, during the event Friday and Saturday...
Dogs and water: How to play, exercise safely (05/15/11)
LOS ANGELES -- When you think of four-legged swimmers, Labrador retrievers might come to mind. But any dog can take to the water if enticed properly. "I don't think that every dog has an inherent skill," said veterinarian Karl E. Jandrey, who works in the emergency and critical care units at the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital at the University of California, Davis. ...
Triplet calves born to cow owned by pair of Southeast Missouri farmers (05/15/11)
It's a lot o' bull, or at least it will be. On April 17, an 8-year-old Brangus cow owned by Royce and Kevin Hudson gave birth to triplets, all males. Royce said he previously had cows give birth to twins, but never triplets. Veterinarian experts say such an event happens only once every 105,000 births. It's even rarer if all three calves survive...
Making treats for nursing home employees (05/15/11)
Members of the Outreach Team at Zion United Methodist Church in Gordonville put together homemade cookie trays Wednesday to deliver to local nursing home employees Thursday. The group baked and assembled 96 dozen cookies to be delivered to Jackson Manor, Monticello, the Lutheran Home, Ratliff and the Missouri Veterans Home in honor of National Nursing Home Workers Week. ...
Clear the closet: Experts give tips on what to keep and what to toss (05/15/11)
NEW YORK -- Any way you hang it, that strong-shouldered jacket from the 1980s is never going to quite look like the '80s-inspired jackets popular now. Same goes for the '70s maxi and slinky disco-style dresses. That means the time has likely come to get rid of them...
Adopt Barney (05/15/11)
Barney is a 1-year-old pug mix. For more information, contact the Humane Society at 334-5837. ...
True wisdom is knowing when you need to say 'no' (05/15/11)
"I'm so busy." I think I hear that at least a dozen times a day. Truth is, I don't know anyone who isn't busy. There certainly are plenty of things to fill our days. Doctor appointments, rushing children back and forth from school, to soccer to church events just the essential errands of going to the gas station and the grocery store are enough to keep busy. That doesn't even include keeping up with the plethora of reality TV shows...
Jesus wept; there's no shame in that (05/15/11)
Years ago, my wife had the opportunity to interview Jim Brady, the onetime press secretary for President Reagan. Brady's work for the 40th president came to abrupt end March 30, 1981, when Brady was shot in the head. What Lois recalls about talking to Brady, who is still alive, is that he had great difficulty controlling his emotions. He would be in the middle of a sentence and just start weeping inexplicably. Brady couldn't help it, of course. But most of us find it unnerving when men cry...
Tulip tree often incorrectly called poplar (05/15/11)
This photo shows the springtime flower of the American tulip tree. The tree is actually named for its gorgeous flower, which resembles a tulip blossom. Commonly called "tulip poplar" or "yellow poplar," the tulip tree is not a poplar. It is a member of the family of trees that include magnolias...
Bob Dylan disputes reports he was censored by Chinese (05/15/11)
NEW YORK -- Bob Dylan doesn't understand all the fuss about his tour last month in China. In a brief letter posted Friday on his website, www.bobdylan.com, the singer-songwriter disputed reports that he had originally been denied permission to perform in the country or that government officials had censored his playlist...
Robbie Wright (05/15/11)
Robbie Faye Wright, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, May 13, 2011, at her home. She was born Nov. 8, 1927, in Savannah, Tenn., to Morris and Ethel Mae Caperton Wolford. She and William E. Wright were married Aug. 4, 1956, at Jackson. Robbie was the food manager for F.W. Woolworth Co. in Cape Girardeau. She retired in 1992...
Bennie Brown (05/15/11)
Bennie Dewayne Brown, 64, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, May 13, 2011, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Frank Townsend officiating. Burial will be in Lorimier Cemetery in Cape Girardeau...
Mary Sweet (05/15/11)
BERTRAND, Mo. -- Mary Louise Maxwell Sweet, 73, of Bertrand died Friday, May 13, 2011, at the Miner Nursing Center. Born Sept. 15, 1937, at Sikeston, Mo., to the late Loren and Ora Morehead Maxwell, she had lived in Scott and Mississippi counties her entire life. ...
Ralph Phillips (05/15/11)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Ralph Eugene Phillips, 65, of Tamms, formerly of Thebes, Ill., passed away at 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 13, 2011, at his residence. Ralph was born June 27, 1945, at Thebes, son of the late Jesse Phillips and Anna (Wilson) Phillips. Ralph was a member of the Crusaders for Christ Church in Mounds, Ill., a member of the NAR and a retired farmer...
Marjorie Simpson (05/15/11)
Marjorie Jean Simpson, 85, of Old Appleton died Thursday, May 12, 2011, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 29, 1926, in Sandoval, Ill., to Clarence and Gertrude Goodwin Bowen. She and Morris R. Simpson were married Nov. 29, 1945, at Centralia, Ill. He preceded her in death July 20, 1997...
Keusenkothen - Schade (05/15/11)
Jim and Kim Keusenkothen of Jackson announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Caitlyn Keusenkothen, to Kyle Timothy Schade. He is the son of Kevin and Lois Schade of Cape Girardeau. Keusenkothen is a 2006 graduate of Notre Dame Regional High School. She received a degree in education from Southeast Missouri State University in 2010. She is a fifth and sixth grade teacher at St. Denis School in Benton, Mo...
Winschel - Hinkebein (05/15/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Elaine Winschel of Perryville announces the engagement of her daughter, Stephanie Winschel, to David Hinkebein. He is the son of Theodore and Deborah Hinkebein of Florissant, Mo. Winschel is also the daughter of the late Martin Winschel...
Myers - Newell (05/15/11)
Penny Myers of Oak Ridge and Greg Myers of Eminence, Mo., announce the engagement of their daughter, Lexie Myers, to Chad Newell, both of Cape Girardeau. He is the son of Paul and Katrina Newell of Dyersburg, Tenn. Myers is a 2009 graduate of Southeast Hospital College of Nursing and Health Sciences. She is a radiologic technologist at Southeast Hospital...
King - Lutkewitte (05/15/11)
Ricky and Lynda King of Jackson announce the engagement of their daughter, Deidre Emily King, to Jim Lutkewitte, both of St. Louis. He is the son of Jim and Maryalice Lutkewitte of St. Louis. King is a 2001 graduate of Jackson High School. She is a 2005 graduate of Southeast Missouri State University, and received a master of business administration in supply chain management and international business from St. Louis University. She is a supply planning specialist with Brown Shoe in Clayton, Mo...
Schlimpert - 65 Years (05/15/11)
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Schlimpert of Jackson celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary with an open house April 23, 2011, at Trinity Lutheran Hall in Shawneetown. Schlimpert and Wilma Lange were married April 21, 1946, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Tilsit, by the Rev. H.J. Strickert. Their attendants were Berniece Schlimpert and Edgar Lorenz...
Ford - 55 Years (05/15/11)
Bill and Ruth Ann Ford of Cape Girardeau observed their 55th wedding anniversary May 5, 2011. The couple was married May 5, 1956, in Cape Girardeau, by the Rev. A.J. Langston. Their attendants were Doris and Paul Keller, sister and brother-in-law of Mrs. Ford...
Jackson police and fire report 5/15/11 (05/15/11)
The Jackson Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. Arrest...
Out of the past 5/15/11 (05/15/11)
Up to 10 inches of rain and wind gusts of 50 miles per hour rip through sections of Cape Girardeau County late in the day, tearing up county roads and bridges, flooding Cape Girardeau's Town Plaza and damaging at least 33 homes in that region. A night of severe weather ravages Cape Girardeau and Scott counties with tornadoes, hail and unrelenting rains claiming the lives of at least four people, two in Cape Girardeau and one each in Vanduser and Sikeston, Mo., which are hit by tornadoes...
School menus May 16 to 20 (05/15/11)
Cape Girardeau Elementary MONDAY--Chicken nuggets or ham & cheese on bun, vegetable blend with cheese, mixed fruit cup, pudding variety. TUESDAY--Breaded chicken patty on bun or turkey & cheese on bun, au gratin potatoes, pineapple. WEDNESDAY--French toast sticks with syrup & sausage patty or turkey & cheese on bun, potato tots, peaches...
Birthright (05/15/11)
We often think of Birthright as the organization that helps women in crisis pregnancies. Whether it's a pregnancy test, counseling for unexpected pregnancies, maternity clothing or supplies for babies and young children, Birthright is there to help. But the organization does much more...
River Heritage Museum events (05/15/11)
Our theme for 2011 is "Cape Girardeau: From Trading Post to River City." New exhibits highlight the town's origins, its Civil War forts and the career of local media personality Don McNeely. Students from Southeast Missouri State University are refurbishing the exhibit on Marie and R.B. Oliver. Other new exhibits highlight World War II, Cherokee culture, steamboats and fire fighters...
Speak Out 5/15/11 (05/15/11)
LEAVE it to a Speak Out caller to draw a connection between the blowing of the levee at Bird's Point and the passage of the Affordable Health Care Act. THIS should be a no-brainer. Every area board needs to offer students the opportunity to participate in a speech and debate club at the high school level. For those who take advantage of it, the experience is invaluable...
Prayer 5/15/11 (05/15/11)
O Lord, we praise you and know that all good gifts come from Heaven. Amen.
Walk to Defeat ALSŪ at Forest Park (05/15/11)
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Angela Rickard The ALS Association St. Louis Regional Chapter 314.432.7257 arickard@alsastl.org Walk to Defeat ALSŪ at Forest Park St. Louis, MO -- May 15, 2011, 2011 - The ALS Association St. Louis Regional Chapter's Annual St. ...
NAPWDA Certification (05/15/11)
Search and Rescue dogs and their handlers were NAPWDA (North American Police Work Dog Association) certified. Claire Stadt and Ms Molly, Jennifer Glenn and Quizzie, Rachel Ziebell Ralston and Eyrin,and Christa Tucker and Taz.
Wabbit twacks (05/15/11)
Uncle Wiggly tends to his garden.
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