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Stories from Thursday, June 2, 2011

Nordenia to be first tenant in new Jackson industrial park (06/02/11)
Nordenia USA is poised to expand in a proposed $22 million-plus project that would add 50 jobs and a new production facility -- the first tenant at a long-standing and long-empty Jackson industrial development park.
Going home: Pinhook residents look to relocate as farmers look to plant (06/02/11)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Along a rural highway in Mississippi County, Paul Haney quietly sits and smokes in a lawn chair as a lifetime of ruined possessions smolder into ashes in a burn pile out back. In the deserted village of Pinhook, Joe and Dora Brown peer into the home they shared for three decades where more than an inch of mud now carpets the floors and creeps up the walls...
Report: Black Mo. drivers stopped more frequently (06/02/11)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Black motorists remain more likely than others to be stopped by Missouri police, but that disparity has stopped growing for the first time in seven years, according to a report released Wednesday by the attorney general. The annual report found black drivers were 69 percent more likely than white motorists to be pulled over based on their respective shares of Missouri's population, and whites were more likely to be pulled over than Hispanics...
Spirit of America Award nominations being taken (06/02/11)
With the Fourth of July holiday approaching, the Southeast Missourian is preparing to present for the eighth consecutive year the Spirit of America Award. Southeast Missouri and Southern Illinois residents and civic groups have until June 15 to vote online or submit nominations for the recipient who most embodies American values such as patriotism, loyalty, generosity and entrepreneurship...
Police connect Cape Mart suspect to other robberies (06/02/11)
Cape Girardeau police have connected a homeless 18-year-old man to three robberies that have occurred in the city in less than two weeks. Courtrel Walker was charged Wednesday with two counts of felony first-degree robbery for two separate incidents at Cape Mart on North Fountain Street. On May 23 and on Tuesday morning around 9 a.m. Walker allegedly displayed to a store clerk what appeared to be a handgun and took off from the convenience store with an undetermined amount of cash...
FEMA recovery center to open in Sikeston (06/02/11)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency will open a disaster recovery center in Sikeston at 1 p.m. Thursday. Representatives from FEMA, the State Emergency Management Agency and the U.S. Small Business Administration will be available to answer questions and aid people in filing disaster recovery claims. ...
Ramsey Creek bridge on Kingshighway open to traffic (06/02/11)
The U.S. 61 bridge over Ramsey Creek in Cape Girardeau County is open to traffic. The bridge closed for replacement on May 10 and was expected to open in mid-July. While the bridge was closed motorists were unable to access Interstate 55 and Highway 74 directly from Kingshighway. For more information, contact Meyer at 573-472-5296, assistant resident engineer David Wyman at 573-840-9781 or 888-275-6636, or visit www.modot.org/southeast/safeandsound.htm. ...
Body of missing Bootheel boater recovered (06/02/11)
PIGGOTT, Ark. -- The Clay County Sheriff's Department recovered the body of a Bootheel man missing for several days at approximately 10 a.m. Wednesday. Charles Dickens, of Campbell, Mo., had been missing since Sunday after a boat he and three others were fishing in capsized in the flood-swollen waters of the St. Francis River near Brown's Ferry...
Several injured in Memorial Day weekend accidents on state highways (06/02/11)
Several Southeast Missouri residents were injured as a results of vehicle accidents over Memorial Day weekend, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Four Jackson residents sustained moderate injuries in a two-vehicle crash Saturday, when 16-year-old Cody Lunsford failed to yield to another car at the Route W and Route Y intersection three miles east of Jackson...
Officials: Don't rely solely on tornado warning sirens (06/02/11)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Tornado sirens that wail and send people running for cover in basements and interior rooms may also malfunction or sometimes cannot be heard above pounding rain, leaving people who rely solely on them with little time to prepare as storms build...
134 now confirmed dead after Joplin tornado (06/02/11)
JOPLIN, Mo. -- Everyone reported missing since last week's massive tornado in Joplin has been accounted for, and at least 134 people have been confirmed killed, state officials said Wednesday. The Missouri Department of Public Safety said the confirmed death toll of 134 includes 124 people who had been on the unaccounted-for list, seven people who were taken immediately to funeral homes after the storm, and three people who have since died in the hospital from their injuries...
Lambert Airport repairs from tornado may take year (06/02/11)
ST. LOUIS -- Officials at Lambert Airport in St. Louis say it could take up to a year to fully recover from the April 22 tornado. The twister that damaged hundreds of homes in St. Louis County made a direct hit on the airport. No one was killed but the airport was badly damaged, especially Concourse C. ...
9,000 claims already filed for cars lost in Joplin (06/02/11)
JOPLIN, Mo. -- Joplin residents trying to rebuild their lives after losing everything in last week's devastating tornado are finding a lack of transportation to be one of the difficult obstacles they face. City officials estimate the tornado damaged or destroyed 18,000 vehicles. About 9,000 insurance claims for vehicles already have been filed, The Springfield News-Leader reported Wednesday...
Car buyers may have to wait to find bargains (06/02/11)
DETROIT -- New car buyers looking for a bargain this summer may have to wait. Dealers usually offer discounts during the warmer months to clear out older models, but cars are in short supply this year because of the Japan earthquake and other factors. The lack of vehicles, especially some popular fuel-efficient models, contributed to a steep sales decline in May, the first monthly decrease this year...
Stocks fall on slowdown fears (06/02/11)
NEW YORK -- Fears that the economy is stalling sent the Dow Jones industrial average down Wednesday, erasing more than a quarter of the stock market's gains for the year. The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 279.65 points to 12,290.14. It was the biggest point drop since June 4 of last year, and the largest percentage drop since August. The S&P index fell 30.65 to 1,314.55. The Nasdaq composite fell 66.11 to 2,769.19...
State of emergency declared in Mass. after tornadoes hit (06/02/11)
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- Severe weather including what Gov. Deval Patrick called at least two tornadoes swept through parts of the state Wednesday afternoon, scattering debris, toppling trees and triggering a declaration of a state of emergency. Patrick, who called up 1,000 National Guard troops, made the emergency declaration after heavy damage was reported in several communities, including many in the western part of the state. ...
Obama abandons wilderness protection plan (06/02/11)
WASHINGTON -- Under pressure from Congress, the Obama administration is backing away from a plan to make millions of acres of undeveloped land in the West eligible for federal wilderness protection. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said in a memo Wednesday that his agency will not designate any of those public lands as "wild lands."...
GOP presses Obama on spending cuts (06/02/11)
WASHINGTON -- Face to face at the White House, GOP leaders complained to President Barack Obama on Wednesday that he had not produced a detailed plan of spending cuts and accused him of playing politics over Medicare as the nation careens toward a debt crisis...
Second-to-last space shuttle lands; final waits on launch pad (06/02/11)
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- NASA's 30-year shuttle program inched closer to the end Wednesday, wrapping up its second-to-last mission and moving Atlantis to the launch pad for next month's final flight. Endeavour and its six astronauts returned to Earth after more than two weeks in space, gliding down the runway one last time during a middle-of-the-night landing. A few miles away, Atlantis reached the launch pad at Kennedy Space Center for the grand finale in five weeks...
41 killed in Yemen street battles (06/02/11)
SANAA, Yemen -- Street battles between Yemeni government forces and armed tribesmen killed dozens of people Wednesday in this country teetering on the brink of civil war, forcing residents to cower in basements or brave gunfire to fetch bread and water...
No one injured in car explosion at hotel in Libya (06/02/11)
BENGHAZI, Libya -- A car exploded Wednesday in front of a hotel where foreign diplomats and journalists stay while visiting Benghazi, a rare attack in the Libyan rebels' de facto capital. Jalal el-Gallal, a rebel spokesman, said the blast in the parking lot of the Tibesti Hotel in central Benghazi caused no injuries or deaths...
Oran baseball team falls in Class 1 state semifinal (06/02/11)
The Oran baseball team lost to Liberal 6-5 in a Class 1 state semifinal Wednesday.
St. Vincent girls soccer players add voice to team's halftime adjustments (06/02/11)
The St. Vincent girls soccer team helps its coach point out adjustments at halftime to aid the team's efforts.
Five errors prove too costly for Oran baseball team in loss (06/02/11)
The Oran baseball team allowed at least one error in every inning that Liberal scored Wednesday.
Area digest 6/2/11 (06/02/11)
Cape Girardeau's Brent Holmes shot a 73 to earn medalist honors Wednesday in the Missouri Amateur Championship qualifier at Dalhousie Golf Club. Holmes earned a spot in the Missouri Amateur Championship, which will be held June 21 to 26 at Boone Valley Golf Club in Augusta, Mo...
McClellan to DL, Holliday likely next for Cardinals (06/02/11)
ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Cardinals placed one of the National League's top winners on the disabled list and expect the league's best hitter to go on the DL, too. Kyle McClellan, who is 6-2 with a 3.86 ERA in his first year in the rotation, strained a hip flexor muscle in the first inning Monday against San Francisco when he landed awkwardly. The right-hander allowed seven runs in four innings...
Schierholtz delivers for Giants in 11th to defeat Cardinals (06/02/11)
ST. LOUIS -- Nate Schierholtz hit a tying single with two outs in the ninth inning, then got the go-ahead hit in the 11th inning as the San Francisco Giants shook off a poor outing by Tim Lincecum to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-5 on Wednesday...
Hooked on Science: How a tornado blows a roof off (06/02/11)
Have you ever wondered how a powerful tornado blows a roof off a house? All you need are a few materials for an experiment that will help answer the question. STEP 2: Hold the dowel rod horizontally so the roll will unroll away from you. The toilet paper represents the roof of a house and the wind from the leaf blower represents the powerful wind from a tornado...
Art academy works on display (06/02/11)
The River Campus Art Gallery at Southeast Missouri State University will present the Annual High School Art Academy Exhibit on June 12. A gallery reception for this one-day display will be from 1 to 3 p.m. The Art Academy is a series of workshops designed for high school student artists interested in broadening and enriching their art experiences, realizing their personal and contemporary vision and building their portfolios for the college level...
They're No. 1: Ethan Siemer, Oak Ridge High School valedictorian (06/02/11)
The Southeast Missourian introduces you to the area's valedictorians.
neXt up 6/2/11 (06/02/11)
What's happening this weekend
They're No. 1: Stacey Ann Heisserer, Scott City High School valedictorian (06/02/11)
The Southeast Missourian introduces you to the area's valedictorians.
Taking the waters (06/02/11)
June 2, 2011 Dear Pat, During much of the last half of the 20th century, the Capaha Park Pool was the epicenter of summer fun for much of Cape Girardeau's youth. Now the deteriorated pool is being torn down. The bulldozer is leaving a hole in the middle of the park and excavating lots of memories...
Mildred Stricker (06/02/11)
OLMSTED, Ill. -- Mildred I. Stricker, 87, of Olmsted died Wednesday, June 1, 2011, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Jones Funeral Home in Villa Ridge, Ill.
Helen Cook (06/02/11)
McCLURE, Ill. -- Helen V. Cook, 84, of Batesville, Ark., formerly of McClure, died Monday, May 30, 2011, at her home. She was born Aug. 6, 1926, in Walnut Ridge, Ark., to Roy and Mattie Barnett Davidson. She and Burthel D. Cook were married Nov. 10, 1941, at Marked Tree, Ark. He died April 2, 2001...
Blake Jones (06/02/11)
Blake L. Jones, 20, of Jackson passed away Sunday, May 29, 2011, in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 11, 1990, in St. Louis, son of Steve D. and Valerie A. Schott Jones. Blake attended Jackson elementary schools and graduated from Jackson High School in 2009, where he was successful in wrestling, track, and was No. ...
Beverly Banks (06/02/11)
Beverly Sheila Banks, 71, of Jackson died Sunday, May 29, 2011, at her home. She was born Nov. 20, 1939, in St. Louis, to Irving and Estelle Shear Muller. She and Lloyd Banks Jr. were married Aug. 20, 1966. He died Sept. 14, 2005. Banks graduated from Ladue High School in St. Louis, then attended Washington University a year and Southeast Missouri State University 2 1/2 years...
Doris Statler (06/02/11)
PATTON, Mo. -- Doris Pauline Statler, 81, of Patton passed away Monday, May 30, 2011, at her home. She was born Aug. 14, 1929, in Scopus, Mo., daughter of Miles and Ruth Long Lincoln. She and Glenn Statler were married Dec. 28, 1947. He passed away April 14, 2007...
Peggy Stanfield (06/02/11)
Peggy A. Stanfield, 75, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, May 31, 2011, at Southeast Hospital. She was born April 23, 1936, in Cape Girardeau, to Morgan and Lillian Macatee English. She and Bill Stanfield were married July 17, 1954, in Memphis, Tenn. Stanfield was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church. She was manager of the gift shop at Southeast Hospital more than 20 years...
Aline Cullen (06/02/11)
Aline M. Cullen, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, June 1, 2011, at Fountain-bleau Lodge. She was born April 30, 1923, in Ancell, daughter of Adolph D. and Bertha Marie Schwach Welter. She married Joseph G. Cullen, who preceded her in death Aug. 14, 2005...
Mark Gray (06/02/11)
ANNA, Ill. -- Mark Allen Gray, 45, of Anna died Tuesday, May 31, 2011, at Union County Hospital in Anna. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to service time Saturday at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Anna. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with Dee Armes officiating. Burial will be in Mound City National Cemetery in Mound City, Ill. Military honors will be conducted by local veterans...
Lonnie Moore (06/02/11)
Lonnie R. Moore, 61, of Millersville died Wednesday, June 1, 2011, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the chapel of McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson. An American Legion Honor Guard service will be held at 7...
Oak Ridge Elementary (06/02/11)
Oak Ridge Elementary School 4th grade: Caroline Abner, Connor Bock, Austin Gilliland, Mark Johnson. 5th grade: Brianna Amschler, Jordan Barker, Kaylee Dixon, Brianna Harrison, Jordan Layton, Amanda Meyer, Travis Sides.
Cape Girardeau Central Middle (06/02/11)
Cape Central Middle School A Honor Roll 6th grade: Ethan Arnn, Emily Bagby, Isaac Buck, Katherine Carns, Tessah Conatser, Victoria Crisman, Ashley Curry, Amy Dai, Natalie Davis, Gabrielle Desrosiers, Brianna Duncan, Madison Dush, Daysha Egson, Sophia Gentle, Zachary Glenn, Yasdani Gonzalez, Adriano Grim, Andrea Guebert, Madalyn Gutierrez, Abigail Hoxworth, Nia Johnson, Kimberly Jones, River Ketcherside, Bennett Kidd, Kathleen Kinder, Trenton Leimer, Anna Margetta, Alex Miller, Sky Miller, Destiny Minor, Mackenzie Moore, Cassandra Musgrave, Hunter Neal, Elizabeth Orr, Kellie Propst, Paige Rosen, Jamonte Rush, Gavin Sample, Sabrina Sander, Madison Sides, Keegan Stout, Amanda Stricker, Levi Strickland, Alicia Stull, Steven Sundstrom, Tyler Swanks, Drew Thatcher, Rachel Thornsberry, Ella Valleroy, Allison Vaughn, Ellen Wang, Mason Warren, Kirstin Weinzetl.. ...
Delta Elementary (06/02/11)
Delta Elementary School Kindergarten: Teriana Crowden, Emma Devers, Allie Hampton, Georgia Hanselman, Gwyneth Ikerman, Charity Jenkins, Gavin Lesch, Alicen Rhodes, Carter Scherer. 1st grade: Ryan Adams, Skyler Bevell, Caitlin Cash, Brooke Coomer, Abigail Cooper, Lanson Cox, Mason Dozier, Bailey Gramlisch, Jeremiah Hamilton, Kendall Holweg, Levi Jansen, Alexa Jenkins, Jennifer Lankford, Katie Lindsey, Loveta Miller, Megan Miller, Akaja Patterson, Eric Tolbert, Ashley White...
Oak Ridge Midde and High Schoo (06/02/11)
Oak Ridge Middle and High School 6th grade: Steven Masterson, Beth Mize, Brynn Myers, Olivia Ruiz, Maci Schamburg, Jarett Seabaugh. 7th Grade: Dakota DeRousse, Jordan Gilliland, Jessica Hahs, Madison LeGrand, Ashley Lemonds, Tessa Mangels, Abby Matthews, Autum Schumer...
Clippard Elementary (06/02/11)
Clippard Elementary School A Honor Roll 4th grade: Allison Andrews, Luke Batchelor, Max Dale, Madison Davie, Veronica Dean, Taylor Driver-Flores, Carrie Flannigan, Becky Holst, Thomas Hull, Reese Johnson, Matt Kinder, Jacqui Lang, Vincent Lian, Rio May, Allison McDonald, Conner Moore, Hannah Moyers, Jared Neikirk, Miller Ogburn, Lynsey Powers, Morgan Proffer, Shamanni Smith, Desean Sweazie, Sydnie Walker, Grace Whitmore, Levi Wilson...
Jackson West Lane (06/02/11)
West Lane Elementary 5th grade: Megan Abernathy, Blayne Adams, Megan Allen, Josh Anello, Kaleb Arends, Rebekah Baker, Tristan Baugher, Bailey Beggs, Savanna Bellew, Kaylee Biri, Kyle Bohnsack, Macy Brady, Jacob Brown, Kendyll Brown, Lainey Brown, Makayla Brown, Gabbie Browne, Trenton Bryan, Cooper Callis, Madison Camp, Jerrod Cavin, Isaac Chapman, Bret Clayton, Lexie Clements, Hailey Coates, Amber Conley, Abigail Cook, Calvin Crenshaw, Trenton Curtis, Lana Davis, Ethan Dockins, Alexis Dowdy, Cera Doyle, Nick Dunn, Madison Dye, Stephanie Elefson, Alissa Elliott, Jonathan Faulkner, Matthew Ford, Jacob Friedrich, O'Ryan Gardner, Beth Goehman, Carly Gotto, Skyler Hamilton, Alexis Hanks, Selina Hente, Kailey Hess, Cameron Hester, Aric Hobbs, Stephanie Holterman, Bailey Huff, Zoe Huff, Josh Humphreys, Makayla Hunter, Addie James, Amber James, Hayden Jemison, Kaleigh Johle, Sarah Johnson, Sicily Johnston, Jasmine Jones, Amy Justis, Drew Kasten, Kelsey Kasten, Allison Kennon, Julia Kidwell, Cheyenne Kirn, Gage Kranawetter, Ariana Kroninger, Pete Lake, Kevin Lape, Riley Laplant, Ethan Laster, Kiara Lehmann, Owen Leible, Jordan Livingston, Michael Loos, Grace Lysell, Adrienne Martinez-Lafentres, Jared Massie, Allyson Mattingly, Gabrielle McClanahan, Kaci McClanahan, JT Meinke, Banner Meyer, Myra Mezo, Jacob Miller, Spencer Mitten, Kari Moore, Andrew Moran, Desmond Morris, Sixx Morrow, C.J. ...
Immaculate Conception School (06/02/11)
Immaculate Conception School A Honor Roll 4th grade: Ian Bartholomew, Laura Bertrand, Payton Beussink, Mindy Diebold, Megan Engelen, Seth Essner, Ashley Hanners, Benton Keran, Kennedy Mansfield, Steven Peters, Colten Seyer, Logan Tankersley, Braden Vaugier, Livia Wunderlich...
Jefferson Elementary School (06/02/11)
Jefferson Elementary School A Honor Roll 4th grade: Shapale Clark, Andrew Duncan, Lacey Graham, Weston Hopper, Lauren Hoxworth, Dashana' Hudson, Noah James, Ashton Mattingly, Adrain Moore. B Honor Roll 4th grade: Brittnee Blackmon, Dijion Clark, Monet Coleman, Latayvia Green, Joe Hall, Xavier Niswonger, Katlynn Petty,India Richards-Houston, Isaiah Sterling, Da'onte Tate, Cameron Tillotson...
Trinity Lutheran School (06/02/11)
Trinity Lutheran School A Honor Roll 5th grade: Sam Hahs, Amanda Mabry, Luke Mayes, Abbie Reece, Nathan Ruark, Ireland Smith, Sofia Voss. 6th grade: Andrew Aufdenberg, Nathan Aufdenberg, Emily Buerck, Benjamin Daniel, Natalie Grimm, Emily Killen, Hayden Moll, Katie Richmond, Elizabeth Ustinov, Josh Varnon, Emily Weber, Andrew Zieba...
Alma Schrader Elementary (06/02/11)
Alma Schrader School A Honor Roll 4th grade: Payton Alexander, Lauren Beasley, Miracle Bird, Jeffrey Bittle, Cameron Borders, Elise Caldwell, Desirea Carver, Sydney Casey, Anna Clippard, Emma Crisman, Alyssa Davis, Hyrum Dickson, Madison Fouts, Grace Goeckeler, Graham Greenhill, Molly Hastings, Nathan Hinojosa, Mattie Huff, Darian Huffman, Stephen Jones, Zach Kelley, Luke Laramore, Phoebe Law, McKenna Lee, Anna Mattison, Jordan Maxton, Erin Nelson, Abigail Reazer, Blake Ritter, Kaitlin Ritter, Paige Robinson-White, X'Adriana Scott, Ellie Senn, John Smallwood, Hayden Smee, Morgan Stafford, Kristen Tarno, Kaitlynne Todt.. ...
Scott City MIddle (06/02/11)
Scott City Middle School High Honor Roll 5th grade: Kurt Howell, Makayla Job. 6th grade: Jamie Glastetter, Timothy Huckstep, Ryan Wilfawn. 7th grade: Isabella Bowers, Matt Cundiff, Paige McNeely, Lauren Pritchard, Hannah Shemonia. 8th grade: Lauren Bollinger, Carly Howell, Cheyanne Shipman...
Kelly High School (06/02/11)
Kelly High School A Honor Roll 9th grade: Karissa Myers, Jade Rampley, Caleb Robinson, Devon Romine, Ryan Smith, Rocky Walker. 10th grade: Hailey Alley, Ayla Beck, Jeannie Campbell, Rachel Drews, Brent Forck, Michaela Gean, Leigh Glaus, Aaron Grainger, Katie Koonce, Julia Mosebach, Adisynne Neumeyer, Jessica Schmidt, Scott Stonecipher, Amy Tew, Jessica Worth...
St. Vincent de Paul School (06/02/11)
St. Vincent De Paul Parish School A Honor Roll 4th grade: Bailey Beussink, Julia Callow, Hayden Carrington, Hannah Dodson, Alex Dow, Zach Fehr, Alex Harold, Ashton Hopper, Cole Knight, Nash Lochmann, Tanner Logel, D.J. Lynch, Sydney McClintock, Braden Noel, Eli Oberle, Lily Parker, Carly Pujol, Ethan Spinner, Andrew West...
Scott City High School (06/02/11)
Scott City High School High Honor Roll 9th grade: Page Labrot, Aimee Lathum, and Matthew Schroeter 10th grade: Collin Bentley, Julie Holder, Elaina Irvin, Brooke McCulley, Alexis Spriggs, Brianna Sykes, and Tana Tetley 11th grade: Adam Bowers, Morgan Brendel, Jenna Cummins, Taylor Glueck, Travis Goodin, Andrea Gray, Lindsay Kern, Brittany Kiefer, Candice Morgan, Lauren Pratt, Katie Rhymer, Landon Robert, Tyler Schwettman, and Mikah Simpson...
St. Augustine School (06/02/11)
St. Augustine School A Honor Roll 4th Grade: Cayden Dannenmueller, Clare Fennewald, Megan Heisserer, Kassidy Leimbach, Adam Moeser. 5th Grade: Grant Beussink, Mariah Dirnberger, Abagail Estes, Madison Heisserer, Grant Wilson, Addie Ziegler. 6th Grade: Ryan Adams, Lindsey Elfrink, Holly Reinagel, Taylor Schaefer, Caleb Vetter, Winston Welter...
Eagle Ridge Christian School (06/02/11)
Eagle Ridge Christian School A Honor Roll Kindergarten: Emily Bowling, Evin Craft, Lauren Eftink, Owen Hayes, Elias Kyle, Natalee Tribout, Kaelyn Woodall. 1st grade: Lydia Blunt, Tabitha Blunt, Sydney Gartman, Kiley Hahs, Rachel Margrabe, Zoe Mayfield, Ashton Reed, Gabriel Stout, Nicholas Wasilewski...
Jackson police report 6/2/11 (06/02/11)
The Jackson Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. Thefts...
Cape Girardeau police report 6/2/11 (06/02/11)
The Cape Girardeau Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. Arrests a...
Out of the past 6/2/11 (06/02/11)
Construction of the new $3 million Cottonwood Treatment Center begins with a groundbreaking ceremony on the Southeast Missouri State University campus; when completed, the center will be operated by the Missouri Department of Mental Health. A 4,200-square-foot Kingdom Hall for the Cape Girardeau congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses will take shape within hours later this week as a volunteer force of some 600 people converges on the construction site; the hall will be at 605 Northview Drive near the intersection of Mount Auburn and Bloomfield roads.. ...
Geography talent (06/02/11)
A person could argue that geography is more important now than ever before. Travel and information move so quickly in 2011 that distance between continental points is not the barrier it once was. Globalization is a term that is gaining traction, like it or not. But how much do you know about our world and the events that shape our collective culture?...
Leave Bloomfield Road alone (06/02/11)
This is in regards to the destruction of Bloomfield Road. Do we need yet another speedway? Aren't the speeders catered to enough in Cape? This is one of the most beautiful roadways here. All that needs to be done is to strictly enforce a speed limit. ...
Connect dots on global warming (06/02/11)
Generating both compassion and concern, news of the severe weather pummeling suffered by our midsection has spread nationwide. However, lest we fail to learn, amid our sympathy we should connect the dots. Evidence from around the planet leaves no reasonable doubt that substantial global warming has occurred over the last century, especially the last few decades. ...
Speak Out 6/2/11 (06/02/11)
THE banks that lobbied the most from 2000 to 2007 had the worst-performing loans and got the biggest bailouts. This should prove to the Americans in denial that our politicians are bought. Medicare isn't bringing down America. It's the banksters and our crooked government that brought down America...
Prayer 6/2/11 (06/02/11)
In our confusion, give us guidance, O God, and lead us to be kind and merciful. Amen.
Sarah Gaines awarded Williams Travel Grant (06/02/11)
Sarah R. Gaines, graduate candidate in dietetics at Eastern Illinois University, was selected to receive a Williams Travel Grant for her research titled, Effect of a Walking Program on University Students' Levels of Physical Activity. The award recognizes excellence in graduate research and supports travel to present at regional and national conferences. ...
Heartland Pops Chorus open to new singers (06/02/11)
The Heartland Pops Chorus is inviting new singers to join them for their September 11th Concert at Cape Central Junior High School in Cape Girardeau. The first half of the concert will be an all-Broadway review featuring music from "Cats", "Phantom of the Opera", "Joseph", Les Miserables" and more. ...
Nathaniel Reading (06/02/11)
Nathaniel looking like he is reading the book from Huggies.. He was being really Good and just playing outside when i took this picture of him!!!
Lemonade Stand for Joplin (06/02/11)
These 2 little girls had a lemonade stand this past Saturday and raised $188.35 for Joplin Tornado victims. The girls came up with the idea on their own and went to the owner of Cape Bicycle and asked permission to have the stand there. These young ladies sold lemonade from 10-5! 9 year old Zoe Koetting and her 4 year old sister Audrey are the daughters of Patrick and Robin Koetting. These young ladies are an inspiration to us all and what the American Red Cross is all about. You girls rock!...
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