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Stories from Sunday, July 10, 2011

High water indefinitely delays part of Big Bend Road project (07/10/11)
The part of Big Bend Road Road that runs alongside Linda Shirrell's home was only supposed to be closed for about 30 days. That would give the contractor enough time to widen the two-block stretch near Sloan Creek Bridge before moving on to the next section...
Tracy: Cape County Commission won't weigh in on county board's conflict problems (07/10/11)
Cape Girardeau County Presiding Commissioner Clint Tracy sees it this way: They appoint them, they don't manage them. Despite all the hubbub surrounding the Cape Girardeau County Board for Developmental Disabilities, the county commission won't be weighing in on conflict-of-interest allegations against board treasurer Jeff Baer, Tracy said...
Flood damage to county, state roads tops $81 million (07/10/11)
Months after the floodwaters receded, miles and miles of Southeast Missouri roads are still in need of repairs. The Missouri Department of Transportation has already shelled out $1.2 million in its Southeast District to fix flood-damaged roads. Damage to state and county roads as a result of this spring's severe flooding exceeds $81 million, according to estimates provided to the Southeast Missourian by MoDOT and individual counties...
Cape doctor says he's not leading survivalist group and has been harassed by believers in 'Planet X' (07/10/11)
Dr. Byron Glenn of Cape Girardeau says he wants nothing to do with the people he sees as online crackpots trumpeting a "conspiracy wrapped in an enigma." He's not alone. The folks at NASA have fruitlessly tried to debunk what they say are wild conspiracies involving Comet Elenin -- a "wimpy" projectile expected to remain more than 20 million miles from Earth...
Area Red Cross has had busy year (07/10/11)
For Gail and Peter Tinsley, the flood of 2011 was personal. The Poplar Bluff, Mo., couple spent a frenzied week in late April helping more than 300 of their friends and fellow community members displaced when the Black River surged over its levee and deluged much of the city...
Police in Washington state investigating former Cape woman's fatal shooting (07/10/11)
Kriston Anne Peterman-Dunya's life revolved around books and her 7-year-old son. The former Cape Girardeau resident penned four novels with her father and worked for 15 years at bookseller Barnes & Noble. On Saturday, Peterman-Dunya's mother and brother were headed to the Seattle suburb of Bellingham, Wash., to claim her body as police continued to investigate the 32-year-old woman's homicide...
Social media sites busy with reactions to Casey Anthony verdict (07/10/11)
People across the nation took to their keyboards and spouted outrage on social media sites about the not-guilty verdict in the Casey Anthony trial that ended Tuesday. The Florida jury concluded she was not guilty of murdering her 2-year-old daughter, Caylee...
Police team executes search warrant, arrests one for possession (07/10/11)
A 34-year old Caruthersville, Mo., man has been charged with possession of a controlled substance after the Cape Girardeau Police Department's Special Response Team executed a search warrant at a residence near the intersection of South West End Boulevard and William Street Friday morning.
Two Missourians sentenced to prison for Illinois bank robbery (07/10/11)
BENTON, Ill. (AP) -- A federal judge ordered prison sentences for two Missourians who admitted robbing a southern Illinois bank of more than $14,000 at gunpoint in 2008. Thirty-two-year-old Holli Wrice of Charleston, Mo., was sentenced to 30 years in prison, on top of the six-year term she's now serving in an unrelated case in Missouri. Twenty-one-year-old Richard Anderson of Miner, Mo., was sentenced to 10 years behind bars...
SEMO prof expects high mosquito numbers in Missouri (07/10/11)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) -- A Southeast Missouri State University biology professor says the mosquito population is exploding in flooded parts of the state, but they're not the kind that carry the West Nile virus. Christina Frazier says the St. Louis County Health Department already is collecting five times as many mosquitoes in traps each night as it normally would...
FEMA resource center to reopen in Cairo (07/10/11)
CAIRO, Ill. -- FEMA's temporary Disaster Recovery Center in Cairo will reopen Monday through Saturday at Emerson Elementary School, 3101 Elm St. The DRC will be open 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. ...
Old Town Cape director talks downtown improvements at First Friday Coffee (07/10/11)
Old Town Cape executive director Marla Mills told business leaders to think of downtown as everybody's neighborhood during a presentation at the Cape Girardeau Chamber of Commerce's First Friday Coffee at the Show Me Center.
Miner man charged with statutory sodomy (07/10/11)
MINE, Mo. -- A Miner man is in custody for several sex charges involving a child. Michael D. Webb, 41, is charged with three counts of first-degree statutory sodomy. On Wednesday, a warrant was issued for Webb's arrest, with a bond set at $100,000 cash only...
I-55 traffic detoured for Route H overpass project in Scott County (07/10/11)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- As contractors work to set beams for the new Route H overpass south of Blodgett, Mo., Interstate 55 will be closed from exit 80 at Benton, Mo., to exit 69 at Miner, Mo., for one 24-hour period. Traffic will be detoured to U.S. 61 from 9 p.m. ...
Area school district mulls firing tenured teacher, coach for profanity (07/10/11)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- The Poplar Bluff School Board must decide if accusations of profanity used during track and football team practices will cost a tenured teacher his job. A public termination hearing for high schoolteacher and coach Lance Bell was held Thursday at the central office. Bell, who has been with the district five years, has been on paid administrative leave since April. He taught health and served as head track coach, as well as assistant football coach...
Rush Limbaugh gives $100,000 for Joplin recovery (07/10/11)
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) -- Conservative commentator Rush Limbaugh is chipping in $100,000 to help Joplin recover from the deadly May tornado. The Missouri native brought the cash along with a tractor-trailer load of bottled tea to a Fourth of July event in the city. The donation will go the Joplin Tornado First Response Fund...
Charges dropped against deputy tied to sheriff in meth case (07/10/11)
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Criminal charges against a Southeast Missouri deputy tied to the meth case against the sheriff have been dropped. Steffanie Kearbey was the Carter County chief deputy under Sheriff Tommy Adams. Both were arrested in April -- Adams on a methamphetamine distribution charge and Kearbey for receiving stolen property...
Police: Man caught stealing metal for second time in three weeks (07/10/11)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Fewer than three weeks after being caught reportedly stealing radiators from a local business, a Poplar Bluff man again was caught Thursday allegedly stealing scrap metal from a rural home. Keith Robert Gillmer, 30, of the 2100 block of North Westwood Boulevard, was arrested at about 2:30 p.m. at The Bluff Inn, formerly the Guesthouse Inn, on suspicion of stealing and on a warrant for stealing by Butler County deputies...
Club news 7/10/11 (07/10/11)
More than 100 teenagers and their chaperons from Illinois and Missouri traveled to Little Rock, Ark., the first week of June for the annual Operation Overhaul Mission Trip. Preparations were made several months before their trip to the Little Rock area...
Experts predict more levee failures on Missouri River (07/10/11)
OMAHA, Neb. -- Several hundred thousand acres of rich Midwestern farmland and even some urban areas near the Missouri River are at risk of flooding this summer during months of historically high water that experts fear will overwhelm some levees, especially older ones...
High water forces Missouri riverboat dismantling (07/10/11)
ST. LOUIS -- The old Admiral, once a storied part of the St. Louis riverfront, is headed for the scrap yard, but it'll have to be decapitated first. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that persistent high water on the Mississippi River has prohibited the owners of the riverboat from moving it from either of two nearby scrap yards. Removing the top of the boat provides 10 feet of added clearance, which should allow the Admiral to pass beneath bridges and other structures...
Home of Betty Ford's rehab center absorbs loss of former first lady (07/10/11)
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. -- Rancho Mirage was just a dot in a desert valley east of Los Angeles until Betty Ford put it on the map with a rehab center that treated a stream of Hollywood high-rollers and spiraling stars that spanned generations, from Elizabeth Taylor to Lindsay Lohan...
Police say wearing video cameras offers protection (07/10/11)
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Before hitting the streets, Oakland police officer Huy Nguyen's routine usually goes something like this:Gun ready? Check. Bulletproof vest strapped? Check. Body camera secured? Check. Wait, body camera? "It feels uncomfortable when I don't have it," Nguyen said of the video camera that is smaller than a smartphone and is worn on his chest. "You can never be too safe."...
Amputee thrown from roller coaster dies (07/10/11)
DARIEN, N.Y. -- A U.S. Army veteran who lost both legs in Iraq and had been trying to rebuild his life was killed after he was thrown from a roller coaster at an upstate New York amusement park. Teams of inspectors on Saturday were examining the Ride of Steel coaster at the Darien Lake Theme Park Resort, about 30 miles east of Buffalo...
Pennsylvania religious leaders debate gas fracking (07/10/11)
PITTSBURGH -- Bishops, nuns and rabbis are joining the environmental and social debate over natural gas drilling in the Marcellus Shale region, and many are seeking a balance that reflects their congregations. "We have people's lives who are being blessed or adversely affected by this," said Bishop Thomas Bickerton of Pittsburgh, who leads more than 800 United Methodist congregations and 187,000 members in western Pennsylvania, where major drilling is taking place...
California man celebrates 'Odd Day' - 7/9/11 (07/10/11)
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. -- A San Francisco Bay-area man is calling on people to do some odd things on Saturday -- 7/9/11 -- one of only six dates this century that features three consecutive odd numbers. Ron Gordon, a retired Redwood City teacher, has set up a website to celebrate the date, which he has dubbed "Odd Day." Among his recommendations: doing odds and ends, rooting for the odds-on-favorite and watching the "Odd Couple."...
Increase in consumer debt seen as good sign by some (07/10/11)
WASHINGTON -- Americans took on more debt in May and used their credit cards more for only the second time in nearly three years. Consumers stepped up their borrowing just as the economy began to slump and hiring slowed. The Federal Reserve said Friday that consumer borrowing rose $5.1 billion in May, the eighth straight monthly increase. ...
Medicare recipients may lose in debt talks (07/10/11)
WASHINGTON -- A debt-busting deal on the scale that President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner are seeking all but guarantees that people on Medicare would feel at least some of the pain. Low-income people on Medicaid wouldn't escape totally, either. If a deal ultimately leads to overhauling taxes, workers and their families could be on the hook also, facing potential limits on the tax-free status of job-based health insurance...
Malaysian police fire tear gas at protest, arrest 1,667 (07/10/11)
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- At least 20,000 Malaysians defied government warnings by marching for electoral reforms Saturday, as police fired tear gas and detained more than 1,600 in the country's biggest political rally in four years. The crackdown on the opposition-backed demonstration in Malaysia's main city, Kuala Lumpur, triggered criticism that Prime Minister Najib Razak's long-ruling coalition was unwilling to allow public dissent or make election laws fairer ahead of national polls widely expected by mid-2012.. ...
Pakistani troops in control after Karachi violence (07/10/11)
KARACHI, Pakistan -- Pakistani forces regained control Saturday over trouble spots in the nation's largest city, where five days of political and ethnic violence killed at least 93 people and forced many to stay at home in fear, an official said...
South Sudan celebrates birth, raises flag (07/10/11)
JUBA, South Sudan -- South Sudan celebrated its first day as an independent nation Saturday, raising its flag before tens of thousands of cheering citizens elated to reach the end of a 50-year struggle. U.S. President Barack Obama called the day a new dawn after the darkness of war, while visiting dignitaries offered both congratulations and prodding for South Sudan and its former ruler, Sudan, to avoid a return to conflict over serious and unresolved disagreements...
Iran losing reluctance for hosting al-Qaida members (07/10/11)
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- On a cold March morning last year, an Iranian diplomat was flown home nearly 15 months after being kidnapped by gunmen in an ambush on the Pakistani side of the Khyber Pass. Iran hailed the release as a victory for its intelligence agents, who they claimed staged a rescue mission into the tribal areas along the Afghan-Pakistan border. Western officials and others saw it differently: a turning point in Iran's dealings with al-Qaida...
Panetta: America 'within reach' of defeating al-Qaida (07/10/11)
KABUL, Afghanistan -- Al-Qaida's defeat is "within reach," U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Saturday during his first visit to Afghanistan as Pentagon chief. He said eliminating as few as 10 of the group's top figures could cripple its ability to strike the West...
UK's News of the World bids farewell (07/10/11)
LONDON -- Britain's best-selling Sunday tabloid the News of the World signed off with a simple front page message: "THANK YOU & GOODBYE," leaving the media establishment here reeling from the expanding phone-hacking scandal that brought down the muckraking newspaper after 168 years...
Southeast Missourian baseball player of the year: Oak Ridge senior Brett Thomas dominated the opposition on the mound (07/10/11)
There is a pine tree that stands in front of Brett Thomas' Oak Ridge home, not far from his idyllic tree-lined gravel driveway. He doesn't really see the beauty. He's the one who has to weed eat around the trees. l The pine tree was planted the same week he was born, and standing by it today he'll tell the story of how he saved it by tying a chain around it and using a truck to straighten it back out when a wind storm nearly turned it over. ...
Capahas walk off winners Friday (07/10/11)
Cape Girardeau native Billy Roll, who spent one season with the Plaza Tire Capahas, has pitched some strong games against his hometown team over the years. What took place Friday night at Capaha Field probably tops the list, despite Roll coming out on the losing end after a walk-off home run by Kenton Parmley...
Capahas shortstop Parmley makes amends for errors with bat (07/10/11)
Kenton Parmley had an interesting and unusual three-game series against the visiting St. Louis Printers. Parmley, the Plaza Tire Capahas' shortstop, made five errors during Saturday's doubleheader, including four in the opener. But Parmley redeemed himself with home runs in the first and third contests, his first two long balls of the summer. Both served as game-winners to help the Capahas take all three matchups...
Rusty Capahas sweep St. Louis Printers in doubleheader (07/10/11)
The Plaza Tire Capahas fell behind early in both ends of Saturday's doubleheader. But the Capahas, despite less than stellar play, made up those deficits to sweep the seven-inning contests against the visiting St. Louis Printers 5-4 and 10-3. That capped a three-game series with the Printers, including Friday night's 3-2, 10-inning victory...
Dunklin County dumps Cape Girardeau Legion baseball team (07/10/11)
SENATH, Mo. -- The Dunklin County Post 303 American Legion baseball team clinched the No. 1 seed in the upcoming district tournament and finished the regular season undefeated in the district after defeating Cape Girardeau Ford and Sons Post 63 4-0 on Saturday...
Area digest 7/10/11 (07/10/11)
The Cape Girardeau Plaza Tire Junior American Legion baseball team defeated Jackson twice Saturday to capture the district tournament title. Marc Rivas knocked in Ramsey Scott and Thomas Crocetti with a double in the bottom of the sixth inning to lead Cape to the 4-3 win in the winner-take-all game...
Cardinals rally for 7-6 win (07/10/11)
ST. LOUIS -- Albert Pujols looks like himself again. So do the St. Louis Cardinals. Pujols hit a tying drive in the eighth inning for his first homer since returning from the disabled list, and rookie pinch-hitter Tony Cruz hit a game-ending RBI double in the ninth, capping the Cardinals' comeback from a four-run deficit in a 7-6 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday night...
Unifying churches: Lord calls Miami native to preach in Missouri (07/10/11)
The Rev. Phillip Trunzo moved to Missouri nine years ago to preach at the Commission Fellowship, 2711 Thomas Drive, Suite 209, from San Diego. Trunzo was initially asked to assist a group of pastors in planting a new church in the area, but the Miami native said he and his family settled in Missouri after falling in love with the community and its people. ...
Food companies sneaking in veggies (07/10/11)
It looks like Kraft Macaroni & Cheese, and Kraft says it tastes just like the original. But a new ingredient is lurking inside this version of the American family dinner staple -- cauliflower. Don't tell the kids! Kraft Foods Inc. is the latest large food manufacturer to try hiding additional veggies in packaged foods, an effort to ride a renewed interest in healthy eating to fatter profits. It's a slowly growing trend, and it's one that is dividing food industry experts...
Adopt T-Rex (07/10/11)
T-Rex is a 2-year-old female tabby cat who is a fun kitty! She is very playful and loves attention.
Adopt Mikey (07/10/11)
Mikey is 8 months old. He is neutered and declawed. Mikey is a love bug! He is available for adoption at The Humane Society of Southeast Missouri, 334-5837.
Mixing 10 donates $500 for flood, tornado victims (07/10/11)
Mixing 10 recently donated $500 to the United Way of Southeast Missouri to benefit flood and tornado victims. The money was raised during the bar's Party with a Purpose, a two-day event that included performances by Human Zoo and Horizn as well as raffles, live auctions and donations. A portion of the bar proceeds was also donated. David Creech, right, with Mixing 10 presented the check to Nancy Jernigan, executive director of the United Way of Southeast Missouri...
Pet of the week 7/10/11 (07/10/11)
PET NAME: Lexie OWNERS: Jeff and Jeannie Anderson FAVORITE ACTIVITY: Saluting the flag ...
Cape Scout named Voyageur winner (07/10/11)
Griffin King, 11, of Cape Girardeau won the Voyageur of the Week award at Camp Lewallen in Silva, Mo. The Voyageur program is for first-year Boy Scouts. King is a Scout with Troop 2, which is sponsored by Grace United Methodist Church. Charlie Herbst is the troop's Scoutmaster...
FYI 7/10/11 (07/10/11)
Students at Moo Sul Kwan will be doing push-ups and demonstrations from noon to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Arena Park Shelter No. 1 to raise money for tornado victims in Joplin, Mo. To sponsor a student per push-up or for more information call Nick Slinkard at 382-4244...
Blending single styles into a home for two (07/10/11)
When furnishing your first place together, Mike Young, co-owner of Patrick Furniture in Cape Girardeau, suggests starting with the living room and dining room, where you and your guests will spend most of your time. "A lot of couples start off with hand-me-down furniture or just take what they had when they left home," he says. "They typically start off shopping for new living room furniture -- a sofa with a matching chair and ottoman."...
Jackson 9-year-old performing with Muny (07/10/11)
Nine-year-old Jenny Duncan is making a splash on stage as a pink fish in the Municipal Theatre Association of St. Louis production of Disney's "The Little Mermaid." Last summer she was in Disney's "Beauty and the Beast." Performances of "The Little Mermaid" continue through Thursday at the outdoor musical amphitheater in St. Louis. The theater seats about 10,000 people, but Jenny is not nervous about performing in front of the large crowd...
Drury family donates plane to Wings of Hope (07/10/11)
The children of James L. Drury fulfilled their father's wishes by donating his plane to Wings of Hope. Diane Edwards and her brothers, Dan, John and Ken Drury donated the Piper 180 aircraft to help aid Wings of Hope's global efforts, including its U.S.-based Medical Relief Transport, the largest free medical referral and Air Ambulance system in America. The organization took ownership of the plane last week and will use it to aid the sometimes treacherous terrain served by Wings of Hope...
The Bible isn't broken (07/10/11)
Trying to decide if it makes sense to fix something you own or buy new is one reason I'm paying a lot of attention to the current issue of Consumer Reports. I'm a subscriber to the magazine, and while most things inside are not terribly relevant to me, the "Repair or Replace?" article caught my eye...
We don't have to try to be good enough for God (07/10/11)
Good enough. Sometimes these two words echo loudly in my mind. I have to be good enough to be noticed, good enough to make a difference in the world, good enough to matter. Even the pavement seems to whisper it with every step I take: be good enough, good enough, good enough...
A hummingbird-sized home (07/10/11)
The immature oak acorn in this photo indicates the size of this hummingbird nest. The limb on which the nest is attached is about 3/4 of an inch in diameter. The nest itself is about the size of a green walnut with the hull still on. Building a nest will take a female hummingbird about one week. ...
Cora Huter (07/10/11)
Cora Huter, 102, of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, July 9, 2011, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until service time Tuesday at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Jackson. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church, with the Rev. Robert Henrichs officiating. Burial will be at Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson. McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson is in charge of arrangements...
Zita Strattman (07/10/11)
STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo. -- Zita M. Strattman, 88, of Ste. Genevieve, formerly of Perryville, Mo., died Friday, July 8, 2011, at Riverview at the Park in Ste. Genevieve. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until time of service Monday at Young and Sons Funeral Home in Perryville. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home, with the Rev. John Darin officiating. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery...
William Dalton (07/10/11)
William Clifford "Butch" Dalton, 62, of Gordonville died Friday, July 8, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Tony Kobak officiating. Burial will be in Morgan Memorial Park Cemetery at Advance, Mo...
Jack Wilson (07/10/11)
ANNA, Ill. — Jack Wilson, 69, of Anna died at 1:29 p.m. Saturday, July 9, 2011, at Union County Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Anna-Jonesboro, Ill.
Dora Miget (07/10/11)
Dora Miget, 82, of Jackson died Saturday, July 9, 2011, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Cracraft Miller Funeral Home in Jackson.
Cornelius Thomas (07/10/11)
Cornelius C. Thomas, 93, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, July 9, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Homes.
Fannie Rea Gosche (07/10/11)
Fannie Rea Gosche, 92, of Scott City died Saturday, July 9, 2011, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 27, 1919, in Atkins, Ark., daughter of Carl and Mary Etta Childress Estes. She first married Harry Thurston, who preceded her in death. She then married Zeno "Sam" Gosche, who also preceded her in death...
Donna Steele (07/10/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Donna L. Steele, 88, of Perryville died July 9, 2011, at the Independence Care Center in Perryville. She was born April 21, 1923, in Randolph County, Ill., the daughter of Raymond C. and Mary Oliver Jourdan. Donna was a homemaker and of the Protestant faith...
Wally Claar (07/10/11)
Walter "Wally" Claar, 37, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, July 6, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Friends may call from 1 to 3 p.m. July 16 at Crain Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau. A memorial service will follow at 3.
Births 7/10/11 (07/10/11)
Daughter to Jimmy Lynn and Emily Dawn Versemann of Jackson, Saint Francis Medical Center, 2:27 p.m. Friday, May 6, 2011. Name, Hattie Diane. Weight, 2 pounds. First child. Mrs. Versemann is the former Emily Kohm, daughter of Paul and Diane Kohm Jr. of Perryville, Mo. She is a radiology technologist with Orthopaedic Associates. Versemann is the son of Ronald and Joyce Versemann of Jackson. He is a CNC machinist with Altenburg Machine...
Criddle - Riley (07/10/11)
Chelsea Ann Criddle and Anthony Wayne Riley were married Oct. 2, 2010, at St. Mary's Cathedral. Monsignor Ed Eftink and the Rev. Scott Sunnenberg performed the ceremony. Organist was Leann Hendrix of Cape Girardeau; violinists were Marie and Elizabeth Ansberry of Cape Girardeau, and vocalists were Marissa Huff of Jackson and Danny Strohmeyer of Cape Girardeau...
Stout - Schirding (07/10/11)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- John and Carol Stout of Mounds announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Erin Stout, to Christopher John Schirding. He is the son of Hal and Jane Schirding of Petersburg, Ill. Stout is a 2001 graduate of Notre Dame Regional High School in Cape Girardeau. ...
Franklin - Cookson (07/10/11)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Don and Mary Franklin of Cairo announce the engagement of their daughter, Christy Irene Franklin, to Bradley Stephen Cookson. He is the son of Ronnie and Dee Cookson of Morley, Mo. Franklin is a 2003 graduate of Notre Dame Regional High School, and a 2007 graduate of Eastern Illinois University. She is a representative payee at Delta Center Inc...
Jackson police and fire report 7/10/11 (07/10/11)
The Jackson Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. Arrests Firefighters responded to the following calls Wednesday:...
Cape Girardeau police report 7/10/11 (07/10/11)
DWIs The Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. DWI...
Out of the past 7/10/11 (07/10/11)
Wearing the name plates of both the Bulletin-Journal and the Southeast Missourian, the first edition of the merged publication is produced; Gary Rust, owner of the Bulletin-Journal, purchased the daily last month and combined it with his three-day-a-week newspaper...
Summer school menus July 11 to 15 (07/10/11)
MONDAY--Mini corn dogs, mac & cheese, fruit. TUESDAY--Spaghetti, green beans, garlic toast, fruit. WEDNESDAY--Cheeseburger, oven fries, fruit. THURSDAY--Quesadillas, spanish rice, fruit. FRIDAY--Barbecued chicken on bun, tater tots, fruit...
The Forgotten Soldier (07/10/11)
Last weekend as most of us celebrated Independence Day with family and friends, delicious food and shot off or watched fireworks displays, many soldiers fighting to preserve our freedoms were far away from their families without some of the most basic comforts we too often take for granted. Among them: toothbrushes and good underwear...
Speak Out 7/10/11 (07/10/11)
CLOSING tax loopholes is not raising taxes. It's called paying your fair share. DID anyone see the fireworks in Jackson Ridge Subdivision? I would like to congratulate the people who did the display. It was wonderful. IF Joe Sullivan were to adopt a puppy some day, would he call him "Mr. Doggy?"...
Prayer 7/10/11 (07/10/11)
Bless the Lord, O my soul; and all that is within me, bless His holy name. Amen.
Kisses for Kacie (07/10/11)
Our daughter Madison, found a sweet surprise in her wading pool, her Aunt's golden retriever, Kacie! She leaned over and gave her a kiss!
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