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Stories from Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Cape Area Family Resource Center to close in mid-July (06/08/11)
The neighborhood services center that has in many ways served as the center of South Cape, touching the lives of infants to the elderly, will shut down its programs by mid-July.
Cape no longer in hunt with county for former federal building (06/08/11)
Citing a disagreement about how the space would be divided, Cape Girardeau officials have "backed away" from a joint effort with the county to buy the former federal building on Broadway. With a new anonymous bid coming in -- only the second overall -- and the U.S. ...
River Campus touring season tickets go on sale today (06/08/11)
Tickets go on sale today for the 2011-2012 Southeast Missouri State University River Campus season. This year's program offers a variety of productions, including new Broadway hits and classic favorites.
Ex-sheriff in meth case free on bond (06/08/11)
GREENVILLE, Mo. -- Former Carter County Sheriff Tommy Adams is free on bond after pleading not guilty to distributing methamphetamine during a hearing in which his bond also was reduced. Although the 31-year-old Ellsinore, Mo., man is charged in Carter County, Monday's hearing was held at the Wayne County Courthouse in Greenville, the home courtroom of Associate Circuit Judge Randy Schuller, who was appointed by the Missouri Supreme Court to hear the case. ...
Unemployment up nationally, down locally (06/08/11)
Ask Arthur G. Headrick of Neelys Landing how his job search is going and he answers with just one word. "Horribly," the 28-year-old unemployed welder said Tuesday as he left the Missouri Career Center in Cape Girardeau. "After five months of looking, it's getting hard to find jobs that I haven't already applied for," he said...
Busch settlement hearing delayed indefinitely (06/08/11)
ST. LOUIS -- A judge has indefinitely delayed consideration of a $1.5 million settlement stemming the death of a woman at the home of former Anheuser-Busch CEO August Busch IV.
Light earthquake reported in region (06/08/11)
SULLIVAN, Mo. -- A light earthquake shook parts of Missouri and Southern Illinois Tuesday morning.
Mississippi River ferry between Missouri and Kentucky reopens (06/08/11)
HICKMAN, Ky. (AP) - Floodwater has receded on the Mississippi River enough that the Dorena-Hickman Ferry is going back into service. The ferry that crosses the river between Hickman, Ky., and Dorena, Mo., was closed on April 14 because of rising water...
Investigator says person of interest in case of missing woman no longer cooperating (06/08/11)
A tense scene unfolded at the Common Pleas Courthouse in Cape Girardeau on Tuesday when the family of Jacque Sue Waller came face to face with her estranged husband, who on Monday was named a person of interest in the mother of three's June 1 disappearance. A family member and Clay Waller were separated by courthouse security after a brief but heated exchange.
Morning Cape Girardeau crash sends four to hospital (06/08/11)
Emergency responders tend to an injured woman at the scene of a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Silver Springs Road and Highway 74 in Cape Girardeau on Tuesday, June 7, 2011. The four people involved were transported to Saint Francis Medical Center with injuries ranging from mild to borderline severe, according to police on the scene. (Kristin Eberts)...
Obama expresses concern about slowing economy (06/08/11)
WASHINGTON -- With few options at hand and his poll numbers sagging, President Barack Obama expressed concern Tuesday about the sudden slowdown in the economy but said he is not worried about a second recession and the nation should "not panic."...
Rockies select Southeast Missouri State pitcher Mahon in baseball draft (06/08/11)
The Redhawks' left-handed reliever was taken in the 22nd round
Capahas crush Perryville 20-1 (06/08/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Erv Armbruster knew the Plaza Tire Capahas would be gunning for his Perryville baseball team Tuesday night. The Longhorns, in their first year of existence last summer, stunned the Capahas 3-2 to split the season series. "They'll be trying to get back at us for that one," Armbruster said prior to Tuesday's contest at the Perryville City Park...
Jackson Babe Ruth splits doubleheader (06/08/11)
The Jackson Senior Babe Ruth baseball team split a doubleheader at New Madrid on Monday. Jackson lost the opener 5-4 but bounced back for a 13-1 win in six innings in the nightcap. Jesse Schott had two hits for Jackson in the first game. Alex Buessink allowed two earned runs and took the loss...
Westbrook leads Cardinals to 7-4 win (06/08/11)
HOUSTON -- Jake Westbrook struck out in three pitches in his first career pinch-hit appearance last week. The St. Louis starting pitcher was much better at the plate Tuesday night. Westbrook shook off early trouble on the mound and helped his cause with a three-run, tie-breaking double to help the Cardinals to a 7-4 win over the Houston Astros...
For 'Iron Chef' Michael Symon, greens just aren't good enough (06/08/11)
For Michael Symon, great salads go far beyond a pile of greens. And they need to earn their keep. "For me, a great salad is much more than just greens. It should be something that really highlights the season and the vegetables that are at their peak at that time," Symon, an award-winning restaurateur and Food Network Iron Chef, said in an email interview...
Poland has perfected pierogi, a dumplinglike dish (06/08/11)
A few years ago a pierogi, a Polish dumplinglike delicacy, said to bear the image of Jesus Christ was placed on eBay for auction. It sold for almost $2,000. Many of the nearly 50,000 people who followed the bidding doubtless believed that it constituted something miraculous. Frankly, I wouldn't know, but as someone who has just returned from a few weeks in Poland, I can tell you that eating pierogi can truly be a religious experience...
'Foodie' friend shares some favorite recipes (06/08/11)
Rob Weeks from the senior center loves to collect recipes and cookbooks, grocery shop and cook. He is quite a "foodie," and I guess that is why we are friends. Today, Rob shares four recipes with us that he enjoys making and are great this time of year when fresh fruit and berries are plentiful. I included where he got the recipe if he included that information on the cards. I hope you enjoy a little piece of his recipe collection...
Robert Knupp (06/08/11)
McCLURE, Ill. -- Robert "Doc" Knupp, 80, of McClure died Tuesday, June 7, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Hilda Deevers (06/08/11)
Hilda A.R. Deevers, 98, of Cape Girardeau passed away Monday, June 6, 2011, at her home. Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Trinity Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Douglas Breite officiating. Burial will be in Lorimier Cemetery...
Gladys Lehne (06/08/11)
Gladys P. Lehne, 98, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, June 5, 2011, at the Lutheran Home. She was born April 28, 1913, at Big Island, near Commerce, Mo., to William H. and Celis Marie Brown Heuschober. She and William H. Lehne were married Oct. 21, 1931, in Cape Girardeau. They were married 76 years. He preceded her in death May 15, 2008...
Ricky Moore (06/08/11)
Ricky A. Moore, 57, of Oak Ridge passed away Tuesday, June 7, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He struggled with cancer nearly six years. He was born June 12, 1953, in Cape Girardeau, to Ervin "Nub" and Juanita Kester Moore. Ricky served honorably in the U.S. Navy from 1972 to 1975...
Elda Loenneke (06/08/11)
Elda I. Loenneke, 90, of Jackson passed away Monday, June 6, 2011, at Jackson Manor Nursing Home where she resided the past few years. One of 11 children, Elda was born Jan. 21, 1921, near Tilsit, daughter of Ferdinand and Alma Loos Lange. She and Carl F. Loenneke were married Jan. 23, 1945, at the church parsonage of Immanuel Lutheran Church at Tilsit. He passed away Jan. 31, 2011...
Oliver Daniels (06/08/11)
WARE, Ill. -- Oliver T. Daniels, 54, of Ware died Tuesday, June 7, 2011, at his home. He was born Feb. 28, 1957, in Anna, Ill., son of Morse O. and Zelma Poole Daniels. Oliver is survived by his wife, Martha Daniels; a stepdaughter, Brandy Brock of Anna; a stepgranddaughter, Macie Kesler; a half brother, Harold Sharp of Herrin, Ill.; two half sisters, Bonita Bigham of Olive Branch, Ill., Lydia VanRoel of Anna; stepfather, Wayne Carter of Anna; several nieces and nephews; other relatives and many friends.. ...
Kenny Hargis (06/08/11)
Ervin Kenneth Knight Hargis, 55, of Fargo, Okla., crossed over Sunday, May 29, 2011, following a two-year battle with cancer. He was born Aug. 16, 1955, on his Grandma Hargis' birth date, to Ervin Kenneth and Ellen Collins Hargis in Cape Girardeau. Kenny proudly served 18 years in the U.S. Army...
Dorothy Jones (06/08/11)
Dorothy L. Jones, 75, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, June 6, 2011, at Life Care Centers of Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 6, 1936, in Hickman, Ky., to Jimmy and Martha Presler Bass. Mrs. Jones graduated from Blodgett Grade School and High School, and from Sikeston Practical Nursing Program in Sikeston, Mo...
Nell Holcomb School (06/08/11)
Nell Holcomb School A Honor Roll 6th grade: Zach Brock, Jordan Compas, Katherine Morton, Brad Orenstein, Alexis Oswald, Brent Tiemann, Jessica Weibrecht 7th grade: Gavin Brown, Chris Guerrero, Rachel Juhlin, Taylor Shivelbine, Will Shivelbine, Taylor Smith...
Chaffee Elementary (06/08/11)
Chaffee Elementary School 3rd grade Scheeter: Casey Clover, Reece Felty, Nicole Graf, Jake Medlin, Seth Menz, Allie Miller, Ashtyn Rins, Bailee Rister, Emma Sigman, Braden Spies. Simminger: Grace Arnzen, Tyler Essner, Tristyn Hanna, Angel Leyerle, Morgan Stephens, Samantha Welter, Emily Wiseman...
Cape Girardeau police report 6/8/11 (06/08/11)
The Cape Girardeau Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. Arrests...
Cape Girardeau fire report 6/8/11 (06/08/11)
Firefighters responded to the following calls Monday:...
Out of the past 6/8/11 (06/08/11)
Dr. Bill Ogborn and Cynthia Pitman are guest speakers at the morning worship service at Centenary United Methodist Church; both served with the Medical Group Mission sponsored by the Christian Medical Society; the group provides medical care to people in Honduras...
Sickening fad of violent flash mobs (06/08/11)
They're called "flash mobs" or "unruly crowds." Let's just call them what they are -- thugs! Roving gangs of young thugs have made headlines lately with random attacks and general chaos as the summer season gets underway. Fights in fast-food restaurants are a daily staple of You Tube videos as these summer slugs take their special brand of "fun" to the streets...
Commercial uptick (06/08/11)
The economic recovery has had its twists and turns, ups and downs. While the Federal Reserve tinkers with interest rates, while economic experts make their predictions and politicians spin the daily news to their advantage, many business people in the Cape Girardeau area are making choices, carving their own path...
Consumers score electric rates win (06/08/11)
I'm writing this letter because the state of Missouri and consumers like me scored a major victory recently due to an agreement between consumers groups and the electric utilities. Although no legislation was passed, Ameren agreed to include real consumer protections in its attempts to secure a nuclear power plant permit. Despite efforts to pass a law that would allow for a nuclear power plant permit to be financed totally out of our pockets, consumers were protected from unfair legislation...
Money and wealth dictate policy (06/08/11)
Money and wealth dictate to democracy. We believe we have a voice in what goes on but the only choice we have is on the ballot and those names that appear on the ballot succumbed to the power of money long before election day. Did we, the ordinary people, have a say in the economic bailouts of 2008 or the TARP plan of 2009? No, our elected and politically appointed representatives did. ...
Speak Out 6/8/11 (06/08/11)
PRESIDENT Obama ranks with presidents Kennedy and Reagan in reflecting the dignity of the office and evoking the wild popularity of his persona when visiting abroad. His recent trip was an unqualified success. It makes me so proud of our president and so proud to be an American...
Prayer 6/8/11 (06/08/11)
O God, comfort us and protect us. Give us hope and spiritually nourish us. Amen.
The Humane Society's Featured Pet (06/08/11)
Dusty is an 8 month old Husky mix. He loves to play! Dusty is available for adoption at The Humane Society 573-334-5837. See more pets available at www.semopets.org
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