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Stories from Sunday, June 5, 2011

Dozens gather at prayer service for missing woman (06/05/11)
At least 100 people gathered at Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield on Saturday to pray for the safe return of a missing mother of three.
About 75 Cairo residents attend service of thanksgiving (06/05/11)
CAIRO, Ill. -- With her hands held high, swaying in the air above her, Stacy Smith-Fulia of Cairo sang praise to God with a thankful heart Saturday night.
Miscalculation results in $156K going to wrong places in Cape County (06/05/11)
A miscalculation by the Cape Girardeau County collector led to a combined $156,000 error in tax distributions, making the city of Jackson cash richer than expected and leaving several other entities in the county shortchanged. The error, caught by outside auditors, has been corrected, the money returned and the right amounts disbursed -- including some $59,000 to the Cape Girardeau School District...
Cape man stabbed at nightclub; injuries not life-threatening (06/05/11)
A Cape Girardeau man was stabbed early Saturday morning at a Cape Girardeau nightclub, police said. At 1:17 a.m. Saturday, Cape Girardeau police responded to a hospital after receiving a report that an assault victim was being treated there. The victim, a 22-year-old man, did not cooperate with authorities. Sgt. Rick Schmidt said...
FEMA deadline for filing claims for unemployment assistance July 1 (06/05/11)
Six Missouri counties -- Bollinger, Dunklin, Pemiscot, Phelps, Reynolds and St. Francois -- have been added to the state's disaster declaration, according to the state's Department of Labor. The declaration allows individuals affected by the recent natural disasters to access the 26-week Disaster Unemployment Assistance program. ...
Flooding on Missouri River won't cause Mississippi flooding here, corps and forecasters say (06/05/11)
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the National Weather Service say while widespread flooding along the Missouri River and its tributaries in Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota will not likely cause another significant flood along the Mississippi River in Southeast Missouri and Southern Illinois, local water levels will remain high through the summer...
Isle to go with Mississippi company to build Cape casino (06/05/11)
Four days before Cape Girardeau voters gave the go-ahead to a $125 million Isle of Capri casino, company executives made a pledge to some 60 local contractors that they would do all they could to employ local building firms. Now, with the bidding of the first major contract, it appears that the casino company is looking elsewhere for its builder.
Cape budget increases worker pay, water and sewer rates (06/05/11)
Cape Girardeau city employees can look forward to a 2 percent raise, which may seem meager but follows a year when they got only 1 percent and two years before that when they got nothing. City residents, meanwhile, can look forward to increases in sewer, water and transfer station rates -- and a possible increase in their trash bill if fuel costs continue to climb...
Wallingford updates local business community on legislative session (06/05/11)
State Rep. Wayne Wallingford gave a legislative update Friday to attendees of the Cape Girardeau Chamber of Commerce's First Friday Coffee at the Show Me Center and commented on several pieces of legislation he has helped sponsor or voted on in his first session as a House member...
PR firm to make documentary about floodway (06/05/11)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- A St. Louis firm is putting together a documentary to tell the story of the devastation caused by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' activation of the Birds Point-New Madrid Floodway. Osborn and Barr, an agricultural marketing and public relations firm in St. Louis, is "disappointed with how this whole thing unfolded," according to Neil Caskey, director of advocacy and rural affairs for the firm...
Corps to open floodway information center in New Madrid on Wednesday (06/05/11)
NEW MADRID, Mo. -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced it will open a Birds Point-New Madrid Floodway information center at 705-B Highway 61 in New Madrid, Mo. on Wednesday. The office will be open Tuesday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. ...
Elderly woman dies in Perry County crash (06/05/11)
UNIONTOWN, Mo. -- An elderly St. Mary, Mo., woman died Thursday night as a result of a one-vehicle car accident one mile north of Uniontown, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Leora E. Price, 87, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, which occurred around 6:30 p.m. The driver, Robert E. Price, lost control of the vehicle after the left front tire blew out, according to the highway patrol. He traveled off the road and struck a tree...
Club news 6/5/11 (06/05/11)
The Nancy Hunter Chapter NSDAR met May 25 at the Cape Girardeau Country Club for the end-of-the-year luncheon, with Edna Ruth Fischer serving as the hostess. Dorothy Points gave the opening prayer and regent Sheila Holloway led the group in the rituals. There were two prospective members, Carol Cannon and Nancy Foster, in attendance. Lorilee Short, MSSDAR Southeast District Director, was also a guest...
Human toll of deadly May 22 tornado cuts deep in Joplin (06/05/11)
JOPLIN, Mo. -- They were regular churchgoers, devoted parents, seniors in their retirement years and children with untold promise. Some gave their lives to save strangers, thrust by circumstance and human instinct into the role of hero. Others faced a parent's worst fear, losing their lives while also failing to protect their children from death...
Lives of wolf pups to be streamed online (06/05/11)
ST. LOUIS -- The Endangered Wolf Center in suburban St. Louis is facing a financial crunch, and officials are hoping a set of cute newborn pups can help. Six Mexican gray wolf pups were born May 1. The Mexican gray is an endangered species. The center is broadcasting streaming video of the pups on its website, 222.endangeredwolfcenter.org, and on its Facebook page...
USDA offers to drop fine against rabbit seller (06/05/11)
NIXA, Mo. -- A southwest Missouri man who faced a $90,654 penalty for selling rabbits without a license might get a reprieve. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said it would waive the penalty against John Dollarhite of Nixa if he agrees to never get a license, The Springfield News-Leader reported Saturday. He also must no longer own breeding animals and spay or neuter any animals he wants to keep. And he must allow inspectors to verify that he no longer has the rabbits...
2012 Republican hopefuls courting religious right (06/05/11)
WASHINGTON -- A gathering of religious conservatives drew nearly all the GOP presidential hopefuls to a single stage, a claim that a South Carolina debate and a well-publicized forum in New Hampshire couldn't make about their recent events. The Faith and Freedom Coalition's two-day conference that ended Saturdayproved that the religious right still plays a major role in the nominating process, even if it's less organized than during the Christian Coalition's heyday and economic issues are dominating the early campaign.. ...
Huntsman mapping out 2012 strategy (06/05/11)
NORTH CONWAY, N.H. -- Toeing the 2012 line, former Utah governor Jon Huntsman sounded like a full-fledged White House candidate Saturday set to join the field this month as he mapped out a campaign strategy that bypasses early-voting Iowa to focus on New Hampshire, South Carolina and Florida...
Former secretary of state Eagleburger dies (06/05/11)
WASHINGTON -- The only career foreign service officer to rise to the position of secretary of state, Lawrence Eagleburger was a straightforward diplomat whose exuberant style masked a hard-driving commitment to solving tangled foreign policy problems...
Federal agency shuts down Canada's Keystone pipeline (06/05/11)
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. pipeline safety agency Friday blocked a Canadian company from restarting its Keystone oil pipeline until U.S. officials are satisfied the company has made required repairs and completed safety tests. The order by the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration cites two leaks last month on the 1,300-mile pipeline, which carries oil from Canada through North Dakota, South Dakota and Nebraska. ...
Japan nuclear plant to get tanks to store radioactive water (06/05/11)
TOKYO -- Tanks for storing radioactive water were on their way Saturday to the crippled nuclear power plant in northeastern Japan where reactor cores melted after the massive earthquake and tsunami. The new tanks should help prevent further environmental damage in the evacuated area around the Fukushima Dai-ichi plant by providing a secure place to store the contaminated water being used to cool the reactors as workers continue their battle to bring them under control...
Crews try to protect Arizona communities from fires (06/05/11)
TUCSON, Ariz. -- Crews in Arizona worked Saturday to protect several small communities from two large wildfires by clearing away brush near homes and planning to set fires aimed at robbing the blazes of forest fuels. The Wallow Fire near the White Mountain community of Alpine grew to 218 square miles, or more than 140,000 acres, by Saturday morning...
N.M. boy, 9, becomes youngest to fly balloon solo (06/05/11)
TOME, N.M. -- Nine-year-old Bobby Bradley floated into history early Saturday, taking off solo in a hot air balloon and landing perfectly about a half-hour later to become the youngest trained pilot to accomplish such a feat. Showing maturity and composure well beyond his years, Bradley proved any doubters wrong as he strategically touched down on a dirt road -- exactly as his parents had instructed...
Injured Yemeni leader accepts offer for care from Saudi Arabia (06/05/11)
SANAA, Yemen -- Yemen's embattled president accepted an offer from the Saudi monarch to seek treatment in his kingdom after being wounded in a rocket attack, raising the possibility Saturday that he could leave the country after nearly four months of mass protests seeking to end his 33-year rule...
French helicopters strike Gadhafi troops, Tripoli (06/05/11)
BENGHAZI, Libya -- British and French attack helicopters struck for the first time inside Libya, giving the NATO campaign more muscle against Moammar Gadhafi's forces. Hours later, Tripoli was hit by another round of airstrikes and at least eight explosions sounded in the capital...
Former Tijuana mayor faces charges (06/05/11)
TIJUANA, Mexico -- Former Tijuana mayor Jorge Hank Rhon, one of Mexico's most flamboyant businessmen and politicians, has been detained on suspicion of illegal weapons possession, the federal Attorney General's Office announced Saturday. Mexican troops raided the gambling impresario's house and found 88 guns, officials said. The attorney general's office said Hank Rhon and 10 other people were detained...
Al-Qaida militant said killed by U.S. in Pakistan (06/05/11)
ISLAMABAD -- An al-Qaida leader sought in the 2008 Mumbai siege and rumored to be a longshot choice to succeed Osama bin Laden was believed killed in a U.S. drone attack as he met with other militants in an apple orchard in Pakistan, an intelligence official said Saturday. If confirmed, it would be another blow against the terror organization a month after the slaying of its leader...
Retiring Gates urges patience with war in Afghanistan (06/05/11)
KABUL, Afghanistan -- U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates appealed for patience with an unpopular war and said Saturday that only modest U.S. troop reductions would make sense this summer in a still unstable Afghanistan. On his 12th and final visit to Afghanistan as Pentagon chief, Gates held out the possibility of a turning point in the war by year's end. ...
St. Vincent girls soccer team loses in Class 1 state title game (06/05/11)
The St. Vincent girls soccer team lost to Springfield Catholic 3-2 in the Class 1 state title game.
Mattingly's big stop keeps St. Vincent girls soccer team in title game (06/05/11)
St. Vincent goalkeeper made a diving save on a penalty kick during the first half of the Class 1 state championship game.
Southeast Missouri State baseball player Moses garners national praise (06/05/11)
Southeast Missouri State baseball player Trenton Moses, an Advance High School graduate, has been named a third-team Louisville Slugger All-American by Collegiate Baseball newspaper.
OVC honors Southeast Missouri State with sportsmanship award (06/05/11)
Southeast Missouri State earned the Ohio Valley Conference's annual Institutional Sportsmanship Award presented Friday at the league's annual honors luncheon in Nashville, Tenn. The award goes to the conference institution selected by its peers to have best exhibited the standards of sportsmanship and ethical conduct as outlined by the OVC and NCAA...
Leigh enjoys successful return to mound for Capahas (06/05/11)
James Leigh earned the win in relief for the Capahas on Saturday.
City honors Bolen before Capahas season opener (06/05/11)
It was Jess Bolen Night on Friday night as the Plaza Tire Capahas' manager started his 45th season in the dugout. Two of the baseball team's young rookies, local high school products who have been alive less than half of Bolen's tenure, helped their new skipper enjoy a successful opener...
Summer baseball roundup 6/5/11 (06/05/11)
The Jackson Senior Babe Ruth baseball team opened its season Friday by sweeping a doubleheader at Dexter 16-5 and 12-0. Alex Beussink was the winning pitcher in the opener. He also had two hits, as did Jesse Schott, Clay Roth and David Gray. Jesse Long notched the second-game victory. Trent Steffens had three hits, followed by Beussink, Schott and Tyler Koenig with two each...
Berkman homers in Cardinals' Friday win (06/05/11)
ST. LOUIS -- Jaime Garcia bounced back from a career-worst performance by forgetting all about it. Garcia pitched eight innings in another crisp effort at home, and the St. Louis Cardinals got home runs from Lance Berkman and Albert Pujols in a 6-1 win over the Chicago Cubs on Friday night...
Pujols powers Cardinals past Cubs (06/05/11)
ST. LOUIS -- Next time Albert Pujols comes to the plate with a chance to win it, the Chicago Cubs might take the bat out of his hands. Even with the bases empty. Cubs manager Mike Quade second-guessed his decision to pitch to the three-time NL MVP after Pujols hit his second homer of the game with two outs in the 12th inning to give the St. Louis Cardinals a 5-4 victory Saturday...
Going nuts: Missouri Walnut Council will be held in Cape Girardeau County (06/05/11)
When Dr. Richard Martin hosted the summer meeting of the Missouri Walnut Council at his tree farm south of Gordonville in 2004, he was told by council representatives "we're probably not going to be back here in your lifetime." After all, he was told, not being centrally located in the state, the Cape Girardeau area wasn't the ideal place to hold the state meeting...
A joyful noise: Anderson uses his music to reach others (06/05/11)
Will Anderson, from Lynwood Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau, has been playing guitar since fourth grade. He began using his talent for God as a freshman in high school, when he joined the youth group praise team at his church in Mississippi. Now a recent graduate of Cape Girardeau Central High School, Anderson is using his love for God and music to serve others as the leader of the youth group praise team at Lynwood, as well as the singer and guitarist at Sunday services there. ...
Lemonade stand benefits Joplin tornado victims (06/05/11)
Sisters Zoe Koetting, 9, and Audrey Koeting, 4, set up a lemonade stand May 28 at Cape Bicycle, donating all proceeds to the Red Cross to assist tornado victims in Joplin, Mo. The girls sold lemonade from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and raised more than $188.35. They are the daughters of Patrick and Robin Koetting of Cape Girardeau...
Adopt Fival (06/05/11)
Fival is a 7-month-old Chihuahua/Maltese mix. He has a sweet, happy personality and would be a great companion. For more information, contact Safe Harbor at 243-9823.
Pet of the week 6/5/11 (06/05/11)
Pet name: Annabelle Owner: Abbey Renee Holder Favorite activity: Fighting off the bugs in the summertime. ...
Adopt Byson (06/05/11)
Byson is a 1-year-old German shorthair pointer mix. He is a really good boy who needs a new home For more information, contact the Humane Society at 334-5837.
FYI 6/5/11 (06/05/11)
Southeast Missouri and Southern Illinois residents and civic groups can nominate and vote for people to win the Spirit of America Award, presented by the Southeast Missourian. The eighth annual award will be given to someone who most embodies American values like patriotism, loyalty, generosity and entrepreneurship. ...
Mixing 10 donates $550 to Red Cross (06/05/11)
Mixing 10 in downtown Cape recently held a fundraiser for the American Red Cross. More than $550 was raised for area flood victims by percent of sales, raffle ticket sales and a donation from the band Human Zoo. Pictured from left are Kylie Creech, David Creech and Red Cross representatives Cheryl Klueppel and Sara Gerau...
Rubbermaid gives aid to flood victims (06/05/11)
Recently Rubbermaid wanted to do something for the flood victims in Southeast Missouri. Craig Raney, HR Leader at Rubbermaid in Jackson, suggested asking the Rubbermaid plant in Winfield, Kan., to donate some coolers and totes. As a result, several skids of the products were received and Craig made arrangements to donate the coolers and totes to the Red Cross of Southeast Missouri for the flood victims. Pictured from left is Raney and Robert Cooper and Butch Hammontree from the Red Cross...
The will to act (06/05/11)
Former Southeast Missourian sports writer David Wilson and his fiancee Becca spent May 28 helping with recovery efforts in Joplin, Mo. This is an account of their time volunteering in the tornado-ravaged city. 9:14 p.m.: We drove to Lee's Summit tonight. ...
Matthews, Mo., Monsanto site receives company award (06/05/11)
Monsanto recently honored company members at the Matthews, Mo., site with the "Actively Caring Award -- SAFE Community" for community outreach efforts. Matthews employees provided training on grain bin safety to people in Southeast Missouri and reduced grain bin incidents from eight in 2008 and 2009 to zero in 2010. Monsanto Matthews created an interactive grain bin safety program that reached more than 14,000 people last year...
Accepting the Gospel's challenge (06/05/11)
What is the challenge of the Gospel? Perhaps it is the invitation to accept a gift for which we can give nothing in return. The gift is the life-breath of God -- the spirit who is poured out on us through Jesus Christ. This life-breath frees us from fear and gives us room to live...
Know where you're going to know your purpose (06/05/11)
Road trips will never be the same. Arguably they've changed for the better. If you can get past the gas prices that want an arm for regular, a leg for super and your first-born for premium, road trips are a fundamental American rite of passage. Thanks to satellites and digital music, radio dead zones are now nonexistent. ...
Medical choice is vital (06/05/11)
By Horace Schneider Cape Girardeau may be following the national trend for medical practice, but there is concern that no one knows if this model of integration is good for the patient or for the overall problem of cost. When all physicians work for one hospital there will be no competition or choice. ...
Fuzzy, flowery Philadelphia fleabane (06/05/11)
The Philadelphia fleabane is a showy wildflower native to most of North America. This little flower has numerous slender petals accompanying each flower head that often resembles a flower's impression of a "bad hair day." The wind was not blowing when I took this photo...
James Arness, star of 'Gunsmoke,' dies at 88 (06/05/11)
It takes a special kind of lawman to carry on for 20 years in the Wild West of TV. Matt Dillon, the mythical marshal of Dodge City, stood tall -- 6 feet, 6 inches -- on "Gunsmoke" from 1955 to 1975. He outlasted dozens of other Western heroes while making history on TV's longest-running dramatic series, a record that held until NBC's "Law & Order" tied the CBS Western's record in 2010...
William Worley (06/05/11)
BENTON, Mo. -- William "Bill" Worley, 73, of Benton, Mo., died Friday, June 3, 2011, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born Dec. 12, 1937, to the late Ed and Mabel Davis Worley. He and Juda McAfee were married Sept. 28, 1978, and she survives...
France Davidson (06/05/11)
France America Davidson, 92, of Scott City, died Saturday, June 4, 2011, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 26, 1918, in Illmo, Mo., to Isadore and Myrtle Clark Davidson. France worked for Frank Bean Construction, Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel and also worked as a deckhand on the river...
Alvin Stause (06/05/11)
GLENNON, Mo. ---- Alvin Stause, 66, of Glennon passed away June 3, 2011, at his home. Born on April 19, 1945, he was the son of Hubert and Mayme Beel Stause. He married Judy Thele on Aug. 5, 1967, at St. John Catholic Church in Leopold, Mo. She survives...
Marie Lowe (06/05/11)
Marie E. Lowe, 86, of Jackson passed away Friday, June 3, 2011, at Chateau Girardeau Nursing Center in Cape Girardeau, where she resided the past several months. She was born July 27, 1924, in Irondale, Mo., the only child of Rev. Jesse W. and Mattie M. Eichenberger Waller. She and James L. Lowe were married Oct. 13, 1945. He passed away July 13, 1998...
Dorothy Abbott (06/05/11)
Dorothy Mae Abbott, 82, of Cape Girardeau passed away Friday, June 3, 2011, at the Ratliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 27, 1929, in Kelso, Mo., daughter of John and Katherine "Katie" Kern Glasser. She and Benjamin H. "Benny" Abbott were married on Sept. 23, 1950, in Kelso. He passed away on July 26, 2007...
Mary Earnhart (06/05/11)
Mary Earnhart, 91, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Dongola, Ill., died at 4:45 a.m. Saturday, June 4, 2011, at Chateau Girardeau. She was born on July 16, 1919, in Dongola, to Charlie and Annie Karraker Casper. She married Everett Earnhart on Feb. 7, 1937. He preceded her in death on May 10, 1987...
John Day (06/05/11)
ANNA, Ill. -- John Henry Day, 87, of Anna died Monday, May 30, 2011, at Anna Rehab and Care Center. The funeral will be at 12:30 p.m. Monday at Mound City National Cemetery in Mound City, Ill. Interment will be in the Mound City National Cemetery. Graveside military honors will be conducted by the Illinois National Guard Military Funeral Honors Team in Marion, Ill...
Lawanda Kaiser (06/05/11)
Lawanda "Chickie" Kaiser, 84, of Cape Girardeau passed away Saturday, June 4, 2011, at Chateau Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
Jared Durbin (06/05/11)
Jared K. Durbin, 41, of Jackson died Friday, June 3, 2011, at his home. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. until time of service Tuesday at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson. Memorial service will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home...
Sheldon Grant (06/05/11)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -— Sheldon Grant of Olive Branch died Saturday, June 4, 2011, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill.
James LaMouria (06/05/11)
James Alan LaMouria, 66, of Millersville died Thursday, June 2, 2011, at his home. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel in Cape Girardeau with parish prayers and rosary at 7. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary Cathedral in Cape Girardeau, with the Rev. Tom Kiefer officiating...
Births 6/5/11 (06/05/11)
Daughter to John Lewis McClellan and Brittany Nicole Weaver of Jackson, Saint Francis Medical Center, 3:08 p.m. Wednesday, May 25, 2011. Name, Jayda Izzabelle. Weight, 6 pounds, 12 ounces. Fourth child, third daughter. Ms. Weaver is the daughter of David Weaver of Marble Hill, Mo., and Darlene Kackley of Cape Girardeau. She is employed at Gift Basket Drop Shipping. McClellan is the son of John McClellan of Orlando, Fla., and Crystal Dantzler of St. Louis. He is employed by Manpower...
Marcantel - Morgan (06/05/11)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Maegan Elizabeth Marcantel and Nathaniel David Morgan were united in marriage March 5, 2011, at First United Methodist Church in Chaffee. Michael Davis performed the ceremony. Pianist was Betty Vandeven and soloist was Tyree Chapman, both of Chaffee...
Quade - Graff (06/05/11)
Erica Quade and Michael Graff were united in marriage April 30, 2011, in a beach ceremony in Coronado, Calif. The bride is the daughter of Brenda and Gary Pender and Norman Quade Jr., all of Jackson. Graff is the son of Charles and Mary Ann Graff of St. Charles, Mo...
Griffith - Riley (06/05/11)
Richard Griffith of Millersville and Deborah Welker of Cape Girardeau announce the engagement of their daughter, Stephanie Lee Griffith, to Jason Trent Riley. He is the son of Mark and Cathy Riley of Hannibal, Mo. Griffith is a 2003 graduate of Notre Dame High School. ...
Sitz - Bond (06/05/11)
ZALMA, Mo. -- Donnie K. Sitz and Marla L. Sitz of Zalma announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth Rachael Sitz, to Travis Jo Bond. He is the son of Richard Baldwin of Zalma and Sandra Baldwin of Advance, Mo. Sitz is a 2005 graduate of Zalma High School. She is employed at Cross Trails Medical Center in Advance...
Dost - Stark (06/05/11)
Gary and Sheri Dost of Jackson announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Jill Dost, to Christopher Joseph Stark, both of St. Louis. He is the son of Gayle Vice of Ulman, Mo., and the late Duane Vice. Dost is a 2003 graduate of Jackson High School. She received a bachelor of fine arts in fashion design and product development from Stephens College in 2007. She is employed at Brown Shoe Co. Product Development in St. Louis...
Scherer - Morris (06/05/11)
Olevia "Libby" Scherer of Benton, Mo., announces the engagement of her daughter, Diane Scherer of Cape Girardeau, to Ron Morris of Wappapello, Mo. He is the son of Margie Morris of Gatewood, Mo., and the late Lloyd Morris of Sheridan, Ill. Scherer is also the daughter of the late Raymond Scherer...
Stuckey - Clark (06/05/11)
BENTON, Mo. -- David Stuckey of Benton and Sandy and Tom Beck of Madison, Ala., announce the engagement of their daughter, Samantha Scherer Stuckey of Oxford, Miss., to Corey Dewayne Clark of Bruce, Miss. He is the son of Kathy and Todd Simon of Calhoun City, Miss., and the late Darwin Clark...
Wedemeier - Wright (06/05/11)
Ed and Donna Wedemeier of O'Fallon, Mo., announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristen Marie Wedemeier, to Aaron Sean Wright. He is the son of Delwayne and Catherine Wright of Jackson. Wedemeier is a 2004 graduate of Duchesne High School. She attended Southeast Missouri State University, and received a bachelor of science degree in business administration from the University of Missouri-St. Louis in 2009. She is employed with Watermark Solutions...
Blue - Landewee (06/05/11)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Kenneth and Sharon Blue of Chaffee announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristy Michelle Blue, to Timothy Allen Landewee. He is the son of Harold and Agnes Landewee of Oran, Mo. Blue received a bachelor of science degree in accounting from Southeast Missouri State University. She is employed at Baer and Edington LLC in Jackson...
Speight - Anderson (06/05/11)
Gene and Nora Speight of Jackson announce the engagement of their daughter, Melanie Speight of Ste. Genevieve, Mo., to Travis Anderson of San Antonio, Texas. He is the son of Ronald and Cynthia Anderson of Balsam Lake, Wis. Speight is a graduate of Jackson High School. ...
Keele - Voshage (06/05/11)
Steven and Rita Keele of Cape Girardeau announce the engagement of their daughter, Annah Jo Keele, to Nicholas David Voshage. He is the son of Joe and Ruby Voshage of Jackson. Keele is a 2005 graduate of Central High School. She received a bachelor of science in communication disorders from Southeast Missouri State University in 2009. She is pursuing a master of arts degree in communication disorders...
Proctor - 70 Years (06/05/11)
Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow Proctor of Cape Girardeau will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary Tuesday. Proctor and Kathryn "Katy" Revelle were married June 7, 1941, in Oran, Mo. He is a retired postal clerk. Mrs. Proctor retired as cafeteria manager at Franklin School. Formerly of Chaffee, Mo., they have lived in Cape Girardeau 49 years and are members of Lynwood Baptist Church...
Cape Girardeau fire report 6/6/11 (06/05/11)
Firefighters responded to the following calls Thursday:...
Out of the past 6/5/11 (06/05/11)
The Cape Girardeau Public Library has announced it will see a six-cent increase in the library's municipal tax levy; voter passage of the measure would put the library tax levy at 20 cents. Hoping to safeguard the recently installed ornamental clock in the intersection at Main and Themis streets, as well as pedestrians and motorists, the city council has reversed an earlier decision to approve placement of stop signs at the intersection...
Summer school menus June 6 to 10 (06/05/11)
MONDAY--Popcorn chicken, tater tots, fruit. TUESDAY--Hot dog, mac & cheese, fruit. WEDNESDAY--Breaded beef patty, mashed potatoes, gravy, fruit. THURSDAY--Grilled cheese, green beans, fruit. FRIDAY--Mini corn dogs, peas, fruit...
Party ordinance (06/05/11)
For Millie Strom's sake, please stop it. In case you missed last Sunday's story about a proposed party ordinance, Strom is an 83-year-old woman who for years and years has put up with loud parties near her residence, which is close to the Southeast Missouri State University campus. ...
Speak Out 6/5/11 (06/05/11)
TRUMP is making headlines. However it seems to be that it has been forgotten that some of his scams have cost people their life's saving. Also his so-called university is another one. He is no different then Bernard Madoff. He has done just about the same thing. But he and Palin are being put right up front when it comes to news stories. It is a shame our news people have come to look the other way and make the crooks look like angels...
Prayer 6/5/11 (06/05/11)
For all who rely upon the compassion of others, we pray to you, O God. Amen.
A GREAT DAY FOR "NEW BEGINNINGS" (06/05/11)
It was a Great Day for "New Beginnings", a picnic held for the Developmentally Disabled Citizen's of Cape County. The Cape County Board for the Developmental Disabled(CCBDD), couldn't have picked a better day to have this picnic. Under a Pavillion, on top of a hill, the Developmentally Disabled enjoyed a cool breeze, and a wide arrangement of games to play. Lunch was catered by Mack's Smokehouse, and was enjoyed by all...
Union Pacific coming to Cape (06/05/11)
Union Pacific coming into Cape Girardeau in reverse Saturday, June 4th. Photo taken just off of South Sprigg.
Union Pacific coming to Cape (06/05/11)
Union Pacific coming into Cape Girardeau in reverse Saturday, June 4th. Photo taken just off of South Sprigg.
"NEW BEGINNINGS" A Picnic in the Park (06/05/11)
Cape County Board for the Developmental Disabled, hosted Picnic for the Developmental Disabled Citizens of Cape County.
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