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Stories from Sunday, June 19, 2011

Cape 12-year-old scores 28 on college entrance exam (06/19/11)
Julia Cochrane scored a 28 on her ACT. She posted a 32 alone on the English section, a Harvard-type number. Her composite score on the 36-point college entrance exam is good enough to get her into most universities. Most college-bound high schoolers would give their smartphone to book a 28...
Reading program to expand to Alma Schrader in Cape this fall (06/19/11)
Teach a child to read and she learns for the rest of her life. Marsha Sander has seen firsthand the effect of reaching young minds with the power of the written word. The veteran teacher in the Jackson School District is a local pioneer in what has proved to be a successful early reading program. ...
Noack resigns from Cape County disabilities board (06/19/11)
Bryan Noack has resigned from an all-volunteer county disabilities board, despite his repeated denials that his paid position at a similar not-for-profit organization in Perry County constituted a conflict of interest. Noack submitted his letter of resignation from the Cape County Board of Developmental Disabilities on Friday to the Cape Girardeau County Commission. ...
Sikeston police investigate murder/suicide (06/19/11)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide that occurred Friday afternoon at a Sikeston residence and then at a nearby motel. Kristie Lyn Hill, 30, is believed to have been murdered by her husband, Solomon Moroney Hill, 34, who then turned the gun on himself at a Miner, Mo., motel, according to a news release by the Sikeston Department of Public Safety...
One man injured in accident near Gordonville (06/19/11)
One man was taken to an area hospital with serious injuries after an accident on Route OO between Burfordville and Gordonville. The man was headed east on Route OO and apparently crossed the center line in a white Toyota Camry, causing an oncoming semi-truck to swerve into a ditch and its trailor to jackknife. The truck was carrying a piece of construction equipment west on the road...
FEMA distributes more than $2 million to Morehouse residents (06/19/11)
Little Morehouse, Mo., has received a big share of FEMA dollars to rebuild from floods that nearly washed out the New Madrid County community of 1,000 people. As of Friday, Morehouse had received $2,148,969 in grants, more than two thirds of the $2.91 million FEMA has distributed to flood-affected residents of New Madrid County, according to FEMA spokesman John Mills...
River rising again at Cape (06/19/11)
After staying steady, around 35 feet, for weeks now, the Mississippi River is again rising at Cape Girardeau. Flooding along the Missouri River and precipitation forecast in the St. Louis area will cause the river to swell again over the next few days, according to Jayson Wilson, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Paducah...
Urban golf tournament set to tee off downtown (06/19/11)
For the sixth year in a row, golfers will abandon the greens and hit around an urban course in Cape Girardeau. The First-Ever Sixth Annual Louis J. Lorimier Memorial World-Famous Downtown Golf Tournament and All-You-Can-Eat Catfish Buffet will start at 1:30 p.m. June 26 in the heart of downtown...
Cape man charged for alleged child porn possession and transportation (06/19/11)
A Cape Girardeau man was indicted in federal court last week on allegations that he was in possession of child pornography. Abby Crites-Leoni of the U.S. Attorney's Office said Thomas Nolan, 52, is charged with one count of possession of child pornography and one count of transportation of child pornography. ...
Saint Francis heart and cancer institute opening early (06/19/11)
The $84 million Heart Hospital and Cancer Institute will open next month ahead of schedule and under budget, according to Steven Bjelich, president and CEO of Saint Francis Medical Center. It's dedicated to treat heart disease and cancer, the two leading causes of death in Missouri and nationwide, Bjelich said...
Cape Girardeau City Council prepares to adjust ward map (06/19/11)
A plan to redraw the city's ward map would shift nearly 900 Cape Girardeau residents into new voting districts, a once-a-decade adjustment required by city charter to reflect changes in population. The proposed map, which will be presented to the Cape Girardeau City Council at its meeting Monday night, is based on 2010 census data that shows a population increase of 2,592 people in the last 10 years to a total of 37,941...
Club news 6/19/11 (06/19/11)
Twenty two members and three guests attended the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 63 meeting on June 8 at the home of Barbara Yallaly. Fried chicken was provided and members brought covered dishes to complete the meal. The 50/50 drawing was awarded to Mildred Varvell...
Kansas City schools try paying for performance (06/19/11)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City School District is working out the details of a pay-for-performance teacher and principal compensation program. Until recently, just a handful of schools and districts around the country have used such strategies. But that is beginning to change as the federal government wields billions of dollars in grants to lure states and school districts to try the idea...
Nixon vetoes photo ID, early voting bill (06/19/11)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed legislation Friday that could have required voters to show photo identification and created a no-excuses-needed period in which Missouri residents could have cast ballots before Election Day. Nixon said he spiked the bill because it could have made it harder to vote for seniors and the disabled, whom he said are less likely to have a driver's license or other government-issued photo ID card...
United recovering from canceled, delayed flights (06/19/11)
CHICAGO -- A five-hour computer outage that virtually shut down United Airlines Friday night and early Saturday is a reminder of how dependent airlines have become on technology. Passengers saw their flight information vanish from airport screens, and thousands were stranded as United canceled 31 flights and delayed 105 worldwide...
President, House speaker balance putting and policy (06/19/11)
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama was proud and House Speaker John Boehner was exhilarated. No, this wasn't a celebration of some big White House-Congress deal on the national debt. Just a couple of weekend golfers hitting the links on a sunny Saturday...
Parties use dead-end bills to push political goals (06/19/11)
WASHINGTON -- Little on a GOP wish list of amendments to a Senate jobs bill stands a chance of winning approval. But it's hardly an exercise in futility. Offering amendments doomed to failure is a tactic both parties use to highlight their agendas and box the other side into politically awkward votes...
Some evacuees in Ariz., N.M. return home from wildfires (06/19/11)
PHOENIX -- Some residents evacuated because of wildfires in Arizona and New Mexico were allowed to return to their homes Saturday, as firefighters battled strong winds and hot weather to try to keep more homes, dry forests and stretches of high desert from being consumed by the flames...
After 2-year run, 'Barefoot Bandit' faces prison (06/19/11)
SEATTLE -- Colton Harris-Moore gained cult status as he ran from the law for two years in stolen boats, cars and planes. Now, he faces years in prison. The young Washington state man dubbed the "Barefoot Bandit" for a cross-country his crime spree pleaded guilty Friday to seven felony charges, ranging from stealing an aircraft to possessing a firearm...
Texas Gov. Perry not a 2012 candidate just yet (06/19/11)
NEW ORLEANS -- A candidate in waiting, Texas Gov. Rick Perry is elbowing the Republicans already in the 2012 presidential race as he courts party activists, operatives and donors still shopping for someone to back against President Barack Obama...
N.Y. Target store workers reject unionization (06/19/11)
NEW YORK -- Workers at a Target store in New York voted against joining the country's largest retail union Friday night, but the union said it would press on and broaden its push to represent the company's workers nationwide. The United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 1500 also said it would contest the results and ask the federal government to order a new election, alleging that Target illegally intimidated workers. Target denied the union's allegations...
Afghanistan leader confirms peace talks; capital city attacked (06/19/11)
KABUL, Afghanistan -- President Hamid Karzai acknowledged Saturday that the U.S. and Afghan governments have held talks with Taliban emissaries in a bid to end the nation's nearly 10-year war, even as suicide attackers launched a bold assault in the heart of the county's capital, killing nine people...
Refugee crisis mushrooms as Syrian army attacks (06/19/11)
BOYNUYOGUN REFUGEE CAMP, Turkey -- Syrian troops backed by tanks and firing heavy machine guns swept into a village near the Turkish border Saturday, forcing more people displaced by the crackdown on anti-government protesters to flee across the frontier...
S. Korean marines fire at civilian jet (06/19/11)
SEOUL, South Korea -- South Korean marines fired rifles at a civilian jetliner as it was descending to land after mistaking it for a North Korean military aircraft, the airline said Saturday. The Asiana Airlines flight carrying 119 people from the Chinese city of Chengdu was undamaged in the incident around dawn Friday, the airline said. No one on board was hurt or aware of the shooting, and the South Korean Marine Corps informed the airline of it later in the day, it said...
U.N. passes resolution backing gay rights for first time (06/19/11)
GENEVA -- The United Nations endorsed the rights of gay, lesbian and transgender people for the first time ever Friday, passing a resolution hailed as historic by the U.S. and other backers and decried by some African and Muslim countries. The declaration was cautiously worded, expressing "grave concern" about abuses because of sexual orientation and commissioning a global report on discrimination against gays...
Venezuelan troops battle inmates at prison (06/19/11)
CARACAS, Venezuela -- Gunfire rang out at a Venezuelan prison for a second day Saturday as thousands of troops sought to regain control in battles that have left at least three dead and 18 wounded. National Guard Gen. Luis Motta Dominguez said one inmate had died in addition to two National Guard troops whose deaths were confirmed earlier. At least 18 troops were reported wounded in Friday's clashes at the prison in Guatire, east of Caracas...
Water cleanup system shut down at damaged Japan nuclear facility (06/19/11)
TOKYO -- A system to clean massive amounts of contaminated water at the site of Japan's nuclear disaster was shut down Saturday, just hours after it began full operations, because a component filled with radioactivity much more quickly than expected...
Little evidence of Jewish community remains in Libya (06/19/11)
TRIPOLI, Libya -- What was once the most beautiful synagogue in Libya's capital city can now be entered only by sneaking through a hole smashed in a back wall, climbing over dusty trash and crossing a stairwell strewn with abandoned shoes to a space occupied by cooing pigeons...
Eurozone group leader warns of contagion from Greek debt crisis (06/19/11)
BERLIN -- Contagion from the Greek debt crisis could spread to at least five other European countries -- including Belgium or even Italy -- if it is not cautiously managed, the head of the eurozone group warned Saturday. Jean-Claude Juncker told the German daily Sueddeutsche Zeitung that demanding that private creditors contribute to the next Greek bailout package could be considered a "default" by ratings agencies -- and that would have extreme consequences for Europe...
OVC nominates Southeast Missouri State's Egbuka for award (06/19/11)
Former Southeast Missouri State track and field standout Brianna Egbuka, a Central High School graduate, is one of two Ohio Valley Conference nominees for the NCAA Woman of the Year Award. Each conference nominates up to two women, and the NCAA Committee on Women's Athletics narrows it down from that group to the top 10 per division, followed by a narrowing to the top three...
Coach Nutt uses team camp to generate interest (06/19/11)
Southeast Missouri State men's basketball coach Dickey Nutt and his staff didn't have to leave Cape Girardeau to take a look at about 400 high school athletes. That's how many players participated in the Redhawks' annual team camp held Friday and Saturday at the Show Me Center and Student Recreation Center...
Capahas ride Chavez's arm past Perryville (06/19/11)
Jason Chavez is just 28 years old but he warns people not to be fooled by his age. "I feel older than I look," he said with a smile. Chavez may feel old thanks to a busy life that includes a full-time job, a wife and two small children, but his right arm continues to act very young...
Cape Senior Legion wins tourney game (06/19/11)
Logan Morris struck out nine over seven innings to lead the Cape Girardeau Ford and Sons Post 63 Senior American Legion baseball team to a 7-2 victory over American National Eagles West in the Diamond Promotions tournament Friday. Morris also went 3 for 4...
Area calendar 6/19/11 (06/19/11)
Baseball Basketball Football Golf Miscellaneous Soccer Softball Tennis Wrestling Submit items by mail, fax or email to be included in the calendar as space permits....
Holliday's blast snaps seven-game slide (06/19/11)
ST. LOUIS -- Matt Holliday was determined to try anything to lift the St. Louis Cardinals out of their recent funk. The home run worked best. The outfielder, with high socks and a new pair of pants, hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the eighth inning that helped the Cardinals snap a season-high seven-game skid with a 5-4 win over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday...
Local quilter wins best in show at Paducah quilting competition (06/19/11)
Lynne Taylor is an artist. She gets an idea, sits down at her desk and draws it out. But rather than pick up a paintbrush to finish the project, she picks up a needle and fabric instead. Most people think of quilting as a craft, but for Taylor, it's an art form. ...
Adopt Casper (06/19/11)
Casper is a 1-year-old cat with beautiful long gray fur. She would thrive in a home where she would be the only cat. For more information, contact Safe Harbor at 243-9823.
Adopt Baxter and Bailey (06/19/11)
Baxter and Bailey are 1-year-old terrier mixes. They are adorable and friendly. For more information, contact the Humane Society at 334-5837.
A warm welcome: Bahamas native moved to area to preach the Gospel (06/19/11)
The Rev. Claval Hunter moved to the area to preach at the New Life Seventh-day Adventist Fellowship, 361 Country Club Drive in Cape Girardeau, and the Grand Avenue Seventh-day Adventist Church in Charleston, Mo. The Nassau, Bahamas, native said his churches offer a warm welcome to anyone wanting to study God's word, and he hopes the church members will not only become leaders in the church, but also in their community...
Pet of the week 6/19/11 (06/19/11)
Pet name: Peaches Owner: Debby King-Schaefer Favorite activity: Being a diva. ...
Notre Dame student chosen for Missouri Leadership Seminar (06/19/11)
Sharon Saba, daughter of Noel and Mercy Saba, recently attended the Missouri Leadership Seminar Inc. held June 3 to 5 at the University of Central Missouri campus as a student representative of Notre Dame Regional High School. Saba joined more than 170 other high school student leaders. ...
Letting go of the past (06/19/11)
What does it mean to let go of the past? Does it mean forgetting about all the joys, friendships and goodtimes you've experienced? Is it not being sorry for the wrong you've caused and failing to make retribution for the damage. Do you never think about whom you've hurt?...
East Prairie gears up for Tour de Corn (06/19/11)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- As Southeast Missouri's corn crop continues to grow, organizers are preparing for the 10th annual Tour de Corn charity bike ride, which begins in East Prairie. "This is a fun ride, opposed to a race," said organizer Silvey Barker. "It's just a ride that you do at your own leisure in your own time."...
Make dog's days of summer safer (06/19/11)
LOS ANGELES -- You may be ready for the dog days of summer but is your pet pooch? Everybody seems to have a list of tips to help dogs beat the heat. Most are no-brainers. Don't leave dogs in hot cars or let them walk on hot asphalt, play too hard or get too much sun. Apply flea and tick repellents, and if you're in a mosquito-prone area, talk to your vet about heartworm prevention pills. Take dogs on walks early or late to avoid midday heat and provide ample drinking water...
SoutheastHEALTH gets Gold Start! Fit-Friendly Company distinction (06/19/11)
SoutheastHEALTH has been named an American Heart Association Gold Start! Fit-Friendly Company, one of only 123 employers in the Midwest to receive such recognition. The American Heart Association recognized SoutheastHEALTH in part for its employee wellness program rewards and incentives, employee walking program, free annual physical exams for all employees and the availability of healthy food choices in the Southeast Hospital vending machines and cafeteria...
Buchheit Trucking Service receives patriot Award for military support (06/19/11)
Missouri Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) committee member Matt Jenkins honored Carolyn Heron and Mark Retherford of Buchheit Trucking Service Inc. with the ESGR Patriot Award, in recognition of their extraordinary support of employees who serve in the National Guard and Reserve. The ESGR Patriot Award was created by the U.S. Department of Defense to publicly recognize individuals and businesses who provide outstanding patriotic support and cooperation to their employees...
Road Runners donates $1,200 to K-9 unit (06/19/11)
The Cape Girardeau Road Runners Club donated $1,200 to the Cape Girardeau Police K-9 unit. The proceeds are from the club's annual Spring Classic 5K at Mid America Rehab. Pictured from left are Bob Sherrill with Mid America Rehab, Cpl. Jeff Bourbon with the K-9 unit, Road Runners presidet Steve Seyller and Matt Rubel with Mid America Rehab...
Wahlco-DWTool gives $25,000 to LFCS (06/19/11)
Ron Wahlers, vice president of Wahlco/DWTool donated $25,000 to the the southeast office of the Lutheran Family and Children's Services of Missouri.With offices in Cape Girardeau, St. Louis, Columbia and Springfield, LFCS touches the lives of more than 22,000 individuals annually. ...
Kids Meet Kangaroos Courtesy of Local Patron (06/19/11)
On Thursday children with the Cape Area Family Resource Center summer camp visited the Lazy L Safari Park, a walk-though zoo located in Cape Girardeau, courtesy of Dr. Sonjay Fonn of Midwest Neurosurgeons. Fonn provided free admission to more than 50 of the camp's children, providing them with a day trip the camp would otherwise not have been able to afford. ...
Don't forget to celebrate, or the reason you're celebrating (06/19/11)
A few weeks ago my wife and I celebrated an anniversary that neither of us looks old enough to have. Nothing elaborate, just a rare night out without children over a simple dinner that neither of us had to prepare accompanied by conversation. The phrase "We've been married how long? No really, that long?" came up a couple of times...
Spicebush swallowtail a nervous butterfly (06/19/11)
The butterfly I have photographed here is a spicebush swallowtail feeding on a buttonbush bloom. It is native to the eastern United States and belongs to a large family of butterflies known as black swallowtails. Spicebush swallowtails are most often seen in wooded swampy areas where there is shade and water. These butterflies usually fly close to the ground preferring not to go high into the trees where they would be targets for predatory birds...
Syble and David Dunlap (06/19/11)
Syble Lee Dunlap, 72, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, June 15, 2011, and her husband, David E. Dunlap, 73, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, June 16, 2011, at their home. She was born Aug. 2, 1938, in Gideon, Mo., to Leonard and Ruth Mabel Duley. He was born July 29, 1937 in Shreveport, La., to C.R. and Bernice Edmonds Dunlap. They were married July 5, 1956, at Clarkton, Mo...
Blanch Wheeler (06/19/11)
ORAN, Mo. -- Blanch I. Wheeler, 94, of Oran died Friday, June 17, 2011, at Sikeston Convalescent Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born May 7, 1917, in East Prairie, Mo., to William and Beulah Flippo Linam. She married Everett E. Wheeler Nov. 6, 1941. He preceded her in death June 24, 1996...
Nicholas Downs (06/19/11)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Nicholas Andrew Downs, 16, of Salem, Ill., died Thursday, June 16, 2011. He was born Aug. 24, 1994, in Urbana, Ill., to Wayne and Lisa Hunter Downs. Survivors include two sisters, Melissa and Emily Downs of Salem; grandparents, Mary Downs of Cairo, Ill., Howard and Charlene Hunter Powles of Tamms, Jewell Hunter of Jonesboro, Ill.; other relatives and friends...
Ronald McBride (06/19/11)
Ronald McBride, 48, of Jackson died Thursday, June 16, 2011, at his home. He was born Dec. 18, 1962, in Oklahoma City, Okla., to Bill and Pat Harbin McBride. He and Brenda Kluesner were married March 10, 1989, in Cape Girardeau. She preceded him June 24, 2008...
Frances Heuring (06/19/11)
Frances H. Heuring, 59, of Jackson died Thursday, June 16, 2011, at her residence in Jackson. She was born Feb. 13, 1952, in Cape Girardeau, to Leo and Helen Diebold Ourth. She and Donald Heuring were married Feb. 3, 2001, in Fruitland. Mrs. Heuring graduated from Notre Dame High School in 1970 and taught art and science at St. ...
Theodore Hirschfield (06/19/11)
Theodore H. Hirschfield, 70, beloved husband, father, educator and poet, died Wednesday, June 15, 2011, of cardiac arrest in Lehigh Acres, Fla. Theodore "Ted" was born Helmut Hirschfeld in Prussia, Germany, on May 25, 1941. Born during World War II under the oppression of the Third Reich, his father, a Baptist minister, was ousted from his pulpit. ...
William Walker (06/19/11)
William R. Walker, 81, of Cape Girardeau passed away June 16, 2011, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 5, 1929, in St. Louis, to Ella Reid. William grew up in Cape Girardeau and worked at the Rialto theater and the Esquire as a janitor for many years. He was also a veteran who proudly served his country...
Mary Brune (06/19/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. --Mary Dell Brune, 90, of Perryville died June 16, 2011, at Independence Square in Perryville. She was born in Hilderbrand, Mo., on April 28, 1921, daughter of the late Oscar Henry and Mellie Crites Brune. Survivors include three sisters, Verna Hobeck of Daisy, Jean Seems of Sun City, Ariz., Dorothy Buck of Parma, Ohio; two brothers, Clyde Brune of Sedgewickville, Mo., and Kelly Brune of Friedheim, Mo...
Dayton Gohn (06/19/11)
Dayton Gohn, 80, of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, June 17, 2011, at his home. He was born Feb. 14, 1931, in Neelys Landing, to Gilbert and Florence Littleton Gohn. He and Thelma Day were married May 26, 1951, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hanceville, Ala...
Henry Everett (06/19/11)
Henry J. Everett, 59, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, June 16,2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Friends may call from 1 p.m. to service time at 2 p.m. Monday at Greater Dimension Ministries in Cape Girardeau. Interment will follow in Lorimier Cemetery in Cape Girardeau...
Jackson - Molter (06/19/11)
FARMINGTON, Mo. -- Erica Dae Jackson and the Rev. Nathaniel James Molter were united in marriage Feb. 12, 2011, at Long Memorial Hall in Farmington. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. David V. Jackson of St. Charles, Mo., father of the bride; the Rev. Charles Carr of Doniphan, Mo., uncle of the groom; and the Rev. David Trammell of Marshall, Mich...
Mayfield - Craig (06/19/11)
Erin Lee Mayfield and Steven Andrew Craig were married Oct. 23, 2010, at Trinity Episcopal Church in Independence, Mo. James Moon and Sam Mason performed the ceremony. Parents of the couple are Doug and Mary Mayfield of Jackson, and James and Diane Craig of Cassville, Mo...
Hedges - Garrison (06/19/11)
Becky Hedges-Kamps and Ray Kamps of Trenton, Ohio, announce the engagement of their daughter, Madeline Elaine Hedges, to Zachary Stuart Garrison, both of Cincinnati, Ohio. He is the son of Stuart and Karen Garrison of Jackson. Hedges is also the daughter of the late John Hedges...
Matthews - Essner (06/19/11)
Ted and Valarie Matthews of New Baltimore, Mich., announce the engagement of their daughter, Christina Marie Matthews of Cape Girardeau, to Blake Alan Essner. He is the son of Dennis and Becky Essner of Kelso, Mo. Matthews is a 2005 graduate of Glenwood High School in Chatham, Ill. She received a bachelor of science degree in recreation from Southeast Missouri State University in 2009, and expects to receive a master of public administration from the university this fall...
Salinger - Prasanphanich (06/19/11)
Charly and Phyllis Salinger of Philadelphia, Pa., announce the engagement of their daughter, Nina Salinger, to Adam F. Prasanphanich, both of Atlanta, Ga. He is the son of Sam and Debbie Prasanphanich of Cape Girardeau. Salinger is a 2003 graduate of Upper Dublin High School. She received a degree in biology from Haverford College, and is studying immunology at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta...
Dockins - Dames (06/19/11)
BELL CITY, Mo. -- Chris "Bo" and Tammy Duenne of Bell City announce the engagement of their daughter, Mallory Deane Dockins, to Martin Robert Dames II. He is the son of Martin and Dottie Dames of Bell City. Dockins is a 2009 graduate of Bell City High School. She is pursuing a degree in business education. She is employed at Bootheel Counseling Services in Sikeston, Mo...
Klipfel - Dirnberger (06/19/11)
BENTON, Mo. -- Rick and Cheryl Klipfel of Benton announce the engagement of their daughter, Cara Klipfel, to Brandon Dirnberger. He is the son of Joe and Valerie Dirnberger of Oran, Mo. Klipfel is a 2006 graduate of Kelly High School. She received a bachelor of business administration in marketing management from Southeast Missouri State University in 2009. She is business education teacher and cheerleading coach at Advance High School in Advance, Mo...
Lowry - House (06/19/11)
Mary Lowry and Greg Lowry of Jackson announce the engagement of their daughter, Lynsey Renee Lowry, to Derrick Kenneth House. He is the son of Greg House and Tina Roberts of Jackson. Lowry is a 2005 graduate of Jackson High School. She received a bachelor's degree from Southeast Missouri State University in 2011. She is a dental assistant at Ruopp & Ruopp...
Miesner - Lofton (06/19/11)
FROHNA, Mo. -- Randy and Connie Miesner of Frohna announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Miesner, to Kenneth Lofton Jr. of Perryville, Mo. He is the son of Kenneth Lofton of Carey, Ohio, and Stella Hayes of Tiffin, Ohio. Miesner is a 2006 graduate of Perryville High School, and a 2009 graduate of Mineral Area College in Park Hills, Mo. She is a senior customer service representative at Bank of Missouri in Perryville...
Smith - 50 Years (06/19/11)
Mr. and Mrs. Truman Smith of Cape Girardeau celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 3, 2011. The couple made a trip to Arkansas and Louisiana, and visited their wedding trip site in Harrison, Ark., and Branson, Mo. Their Sunday school class of First Baptist Church in Jackson hosted a dinner June 13 at Delmonico's in Jackson...
Cape Girardeau police report 6/19/11 (06/19/11)
The Cape Girardeau Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. Arrests The Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. DWI...
Jackson police/fire report 6/19/11 (06/19/11)
The Jackson Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. Arrests Firefighters responded to the following calls Friday:...
Out of the past 6/19/11 (06/19/11)
The newest addition to downtown Cape Girardeau's ongoing redevelopment -- the old-fashioned clock at the intersection of Main and Themis streets -- is dedicated in afternoon ceremonies led by Mayor Gene Rhodes; Rhodes christens the clock with a bottle of champagne...
Summer school menus June 20 to 24 (06/19/11)
MONDAY--Cheeseburger, oven fries, pickles, fruit. TUESDAY--Barbecued chicken, corn, fruit. WEDNESDAY--Breaded beef patty, mashed potatoes & gravy, fruit. THURSDAY--Grilled cheese, green beans, fruit. FRIDAY--Corn dog, tater tots, fruit...
Congrats to Smythe; a review, secrets (06/19/11)
Congratulations to KFVS-TV/WQWQ-TV vice president and general manager Mike Smythe who early this month was named the chairman of the Missouri Broadcasters Association. The MBA includes 303 Missouri radio stations and 48 television stations...
Here's to you, Dad (06/19/11)
If you are a father and holding this newspaper in your hand, you're probably one of the good guys. Well-informed, educated and responsible. You probably have changed diapers. Coached ball games. Taken your child or children to church. You've probably been up during the wee hours, either trying to get your baby to sleep or hoping your teen comes home safely. ...
Prayer 6/19/ (06/19/11)
Bless, O God, those who call upon you and seek your guidance and mercy. Amen.
Local Boys Win Missouri State Cup U17 Men's Title (06/19/11)
Dylan Blaylock(Jackson), James Holloway(Cape), and Ryan Schlick(Jackson) wrapped up a long week of soccer on Friday, June 17 as their St. Louis Scott Gallagher Gold Team defeated the SLSG Elite Team 1-0 for the Missouri State Cup U17 Men's Title. They will now compete in the Midwest Regional Tournament in Appleton, Wisconsin representing Missouri on June 24-29...
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