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Stories from Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Book marking Central High School centennial to be released Friday (10/04/11)
Throughout the 2011-2012 school year, current and former students and staff of Cape Girardeau Central High School will celebrate the school's centennial anniversary. There will be many ceremonies, recognitions and reunions. New memories will be made...
Murder convictions still possible in cases where no body has been found (10/04/11)
No one has seen or heard from Jacque Waller in more than four months. She has not touched her bank account or used her cellphone. Her vehicle was found abandoned on the side of Interstate 55 near Fruitland. Legions of volunteers and police officers have combed the Cape Girardeau area for any trace of Jacque. Cadaver dogs have sniffed through miles of wooded areas, looking for her beneath the ground. The searches have yielded no results, and searchers are still investigating leads...
Clay Waller pleads guilty to federal Internet threat charge (10/04/11)
Clay Waller struggled to speak while he stood in front of U.S. District Judge Steven Limbaugh Jr. in Cape Girardeau on Monday afternoon. He paused before answering almost every one of Limbaugh's questions with one word answers.
Cape City Council endorses $5.8 million low-income housing complex on 4-2 vote (10/04/11)
Despite objections from two of its members, the Cape Girardeau City Council voted Monday night to endorse a $5.8 million apartment project off Silver Springs Road that would provide housing for low-income families. The 4-2 vote means the project lives another day -- a council no-vote would have killed it -- but an executive with the development company said after Monday night's council meeting he still places the project's odds at 25 percent...
Man shot in leg after altercation in Cape (10/04/11)
A man was shot in the leg Monday night in south Cape Girardeau, police said. At 7:05 p.m., there was an altercation at South Sprigg Street and Highway 74, police spokesman Darin Hickey said. Someone pulled out a gun and shot another the man, who was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries...
Witness recounts crash at end of Sunday high-speed chase (10/04/11)
An Illinois fugitive trying to avoid capture by the Missouri State Highway Patrol was seriously injured when the police chase ended in a crash. Lashawn D. Good, 36, of East St. Louis, Ill., was hurt Sunday when he crashed his 1998 Buick into a tractor-trailer at a rest area along Interstate 55 in Cape Girardeau County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. The crash happened just before 6 p.m. at a rest stop near mile marker 110...
Cape County prosecutor talks about self-defense laws for Missouri property owners (10/04/11)
If social unrest similar to August's London riots occurred in Missouri, there would have been more deaths and it would have been more difficult to successfully prosecute the rioters, Cape Girardeau County Prosecuting Attorney Morley Swingle told members of the Cape Girardeau Rotary Club Monday...
Highway 177 in Cape Girardeau County reduced for pavement repairs (10/04/11)
Highway 177 in Cape Girardeau County will be reduced today while Missouri Department of Transportation crews repair pavement near the intersection with Route J. Weather permitting, the work will take place from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The work zone will be marked with signs. Motorists are urged to use caution while traveling near the area...
Alma Schrader taking part in Walk to School Day (10/04/11)
Alma Schrader Elementary will participate Wednesday in Walk to School Day, a nationwide event that promotes health through physical activity, safety and concern for the environment. According to a news release from Southeast Missouri State University, university faculty and students from the Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation will be at Dennis Scivally Park and join the walk to promote healthful walking for students and their families...
Notre Dame Booster Club holds golf tournament (10/04/11)
Kevin Roberts cheers a putt made by Renee Peters on the 13th green Monday, Oct. 3, 2011 during the Notre Dame Booster Club Fall Tournament at Dalhousie Golf Club. Roberts and Peters coach the Notre Dame boys and girls basketball teams, respectively.
Section of Highway 25 named after former state rep (10/04/11)
KENNETT, Mo. -- On Thursday afternoon, friends, family and colleagues of former state representative Otto Bean Jr. gathered to dedicate a section of Highway 25 in Dunklin and Stoddard counties in his honor. Bean was a two-term representative for the 163rd District of the Missouri House and made history in 2002 when he was the first Republican to represent the district...
St. Louis businessman enters Mo. Senate race (10/04/11)
ST. CHARLES, Mo. -- St. Louis area businessman John Brunner is touting his private-sector failure and success as a reason people should elect him to the U.S. Senate
Stocks get brief U.S. relief, but Greece fears remain (10/04/11)
LONDON -- A better than expected U.S. manufacturing survey helped shore up market sentiment briefly on Monday, but worries over a potential deterioration in Greece's debt crisis kept stocks down around the world. Despite the upbeat U.S. report from the Institute for Supply Management, stocks in Europe still ended sharply lower and Wall Street dropped on worries about Greece. The euro slumped to a near-2011 low against the dollar...
Postal Service takes blow from lack of mailing letters (10/04/11)
WASHINGTON -- Mom might get a quick note in the mail. Sister might get a birthday card. But that's about it. For the typical American household these days, nearly two months will pass before a personal letter shows up. The avalanche of advertising still arrives, of course, along with magazines and catalogs. But personal letters -- as well as the majority of bill payments -- have largely been replaced by email, Twitter, Facebook and the like...
Scientist wins posthumous Nobel Prize (10/04/11)
STOCKHOLM -- A pioneering researcher was awarded the Nobel Prize in medicine Monday, three days after dying of pancreatic cancer without ever knowing he was about to be honored for his immune system work that he had used to try to prolong his own life...
Minister: Israel must return to negotiations (10/04/11)
TEL AVIV, Israel -- Israel must find a way to resume negotiations with the Palestinians and has a responsibility to try to ease tensions with its neighbors in the region, Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak said Monday amid prodding from the United States to return to peace talks...
Activists: Syrian regime detains 3,000 in 3 days (10/04/11)
BEIRUT -- Syrian troops going house to house have detained more than 3,000 people in the past three days in the rebellious town of Rastan, which saw some of the worst fighting of the 6-month-old uprising recently, activists said Monday. Over the past week, the military fought hundreds of army defectors who sided with anti-regime protesters in Rastan. The fighting demonstrated the increasingly militarized nature of the uprising and heightened fears that Syria may be sliding toward civil war...
Perryville volleyball team outlasts Notre Dame (10/04/11)
Monday night's game between Perryville and host Notre Dame was exactly what you'd expect from two district rivals. For the second time this year, the Pirates got the best of the Bulldogs. Perryville got off to a hot start, struggled in Game 2, and held on during a roller coaster Game 3 for a 25-16, 16-25, 26-24 win...
St. Vincent's Week 7 football preview capsule (10/04/11)
A look at St. Vincent's football game against Grandview on Tuesday.
High school roundup: Perryville softball team tops Delta (10/04/11)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
Scheible garners national recognition for big game in Southeast Missouri State football team's win (10/04/11)
Southeast Missouri State senior quarterback Matt Scheible has earned national recognition for Saturday's big performance. Scheible was named national performer of the week and national quarterback of the week by the College Football Performance Awards organization Monday...
Samuel pleased with Southeast Missouri State football team's progress in win vs. Eastern Illinois (10/04/11)
Southeast Missouri State football coach Tony Samuel emphasized that the Redhawks' first win of the season was far from perfect. But Samuel also acknowledged that the Redhawks did plenty right while dominating statistically during Saturday's 37-30 home victory over Eastern Illinois...
Cards, Phils will match lefties this afternoon (10/04/11)
ST. LOUIS -- Favorites to win it all, the Philadelphia Phillies are banking on Cole Hamels' big-game background in St. Louis. The 27-year-old lefty was the 2008 World Series MVP and has six career postseason victories heading into a Game 3 matchup tonight against the Cardinals and Jaime Garcia. With the best-of-five NL division series tied at one apiece, this is not a stage likely to rattle Hamels...
Rams limp into bye week at 0-4 (10/04/11)
ST. LOUIS -- St. Louis Rams coach Steve Spagnuolo is trying to stay positive heading into the team's bye week despite an 0-4 start. The Rams fell to the Washington Redskins 17-10 on Sunday. St. Louis fell behind 17-0 before rallying for 10 points in the final 10 minutes, 9 seconds to get within striking distance...
Hello, I'm Tanner Hankins, I'm 18 and I've lost 110 pounds (10/04/11)
To say 18-year-old Tanner Hankins is half the man he used to be would be inaccurate, but the Cape Girardeau High School senior has managed to melt away nearly 70 pounds since January and 110 pounds overall. At his heaviest, Hankins carried 281 pounds on his 5-foot-9-inche frame. Through proper diet and regular exercise he now checks in at 171 pounds...
Fast-food chains have healthy items, but customers want carbs and fats (10/04/11)
NEW YORK -- Americans talk skinny but eat fat. No matter that first lady Michelle Obama has been on a crusade for a year and a half to slim down the country. Never mind that some restaurants have started listing calories on their menus. Forget even that we keep saying we want to eat healthy. When Americans eat out, we order burgers and fries anyway...
Breast cancer awareness and Jackson recycling event (10/04/11)
Jackson and Cape Girardeau are big rivals when it comes to football -- or any other sport or school competition. However, our cities also participate in many cooperative events. We have one of those events going on the entire month of October. During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, you'll be seeing a lot of pink alongside our Jackson red and Cape Girardeau orange...
T.I., Taylor Swift perform surprise duet (10/04/11)
ATLANTA -- Rapper T.I. has joined country star Taylor Swift in a surprise duet at her concert in Atlanta. Toward the end of Swift's set on Sunday night, she introduced T.I. by singing the opening chorus of his hit song "Live Your Life." The packed house at Philips Arena screamed once he stepped onstage for the unannounced appearance and started to rap...
Margie Schenimann (10/04/11)
Margie E.E. Schenimann, 85, of Jackson died Monday, Oct. 3, 2011, at her home. She was born April 13, 1926, in Cape Girardeau, to Edward R. and Valodea Fern Ward Farrow. She and Joseph Robert Schenimann were married Oct. 10, 1942, at Jackson. He died Sept. 13, 1996...
Stephanie Golas (10/04/11)
Stephanie Theresa Golas, 100, of Cape Girardeau passed away Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 2, 1911, in Utica, N.Y., daughter of Joseph and Caroline Zajdel Nikodem. She and Walter E. Golas were married Aug. 11, 1940, in Utica. He passed away July 7, 1994...
Ruby Bock (10/04/11)
Ruby L. Bock of Jackson, a spunky, humorous, happy lady of 100 years, passed away Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011, at Jackson Manor Nursing Home. She was born Sept. 16, 1911, on a farm north of Jackson where she grew up, daughter of Henry and Clara Loos Willa...
Fred Snider (10/04/11)
Fred Louis Snider, 72, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011, at his home. He was born Oct. 10, 1938, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., to Woodrow Wilson and Norma Eastwood Snider. He and Darla Kay Gatewood were married March 10, 1963, in Piggott, Ark. Fred graduated from Puxico High School in 1956, Southeast Missouri State University in 1960 and University of Missouri in 1968 with a Ph.D...
Janet Knoderer (10/04/11)
ORAN, Mo. -- Janet Ann Kilbury Knoderer, 84, of Oran passed away Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011, at Life Care Center of Cape Girardeau. She was born April 28, 1927, in Plain City, Ohio, to William Alwood and Cleo Whip Kilbury. She and Anson Knoderer were married June 26, 1949, in Sunbury, Ohio...
Robert Eskew Sr. (10/04/11)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Robert Lee Eskew Sr., 69, of Sedgewickville died Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011, at his home. Visitation will be today from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Hutchings Funeral Chapel in Marble Hill, Mo. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Garden of Memories Cemetery at Sedgewickville...
Chester Coder (10/04/11)
ANNA, Ill. -- Chester Dale Coder, 87, of Anna died Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011, at Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Marion, Ill. He served in the U.S. Army and Air Force during World War II and the Korean conflict. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Anna...
Robert Walder (10/04/11)
EVANSVILLE, Ind. -- Robert W. Walder, 92, of Evansville passed away Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011, at VNA Charlier Hospice Care Center. Robert was born Oct. 16, 1918, in Cairo, Ill., son of Frank L. and Catherine A. Zettler Walder. He attended St. Joseph Grade School and High School...
Timothy Lincoln (10/04/11)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Timothy D. Lincoln, 48, of Marble Hill died Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Lincoln donated his body for medical research. Miller Family Funeral Home in Perryville, Mo., is in charge of arrangements...
Births 10/4/11 (10/04/11)
Son to Dr. Shahid A. and Saira Elahi of Jackson, Saint Francis Medical Center, 11:50 a.m. Friday, Sept. 23, 2011. Name, Zayd Atta. Weight, 6 pounds, 4 ounces. Mrs. Elahi is the former Saira Ghaffar, daughter of Abdul Ghaffar and Mumtaz Ghaffar of New York City. Elahi is the son of Ghafooran Bibi of Cape Girardeau. He is a physician at Saint Francis...
Cape Girardeau police report 10/4/11 (10/04/11)
Police reported the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. Arrests...
Out of the past 10/4/11 (10/04/11)
With the Mississippi River on the rise, levee district workers close the Themis Street floodgate in the afternoon; the river is expected to crest at 45 feet on Thursday, 13 feet above flood stage. The Jackson Retail Merchants Association sponsors the annual Harvest Festival, held around the courthouse in Jackson; crafts, homemade bread, honey and many concessions are on hand for the big crowd...
Bald Knob Cross (10/04/11)
For millions around the globe the cross is a reminder of grace given through the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. In Alto Pass, Ill., the Bald Knob Cross of Peace -- a structure that stands 111 feet high -- is a landmark many have given money and time to see restored so future generations may visit and reflect...
Using proper procedures (10/04/11)
If the recently retired Cape Girardeau County parks director was still on the job and one of his employees had an on-the-job chain-saw accident with injury, he might have taken the following actions:First, he would have ensured the proper procedures were used to report the accident. ...
Speak Out 10/4/11 (10/04/11)
MY family and I attend the Altenburg fair every year. My children enjoy watching the mule jump, especially Sonny Seyer and his daughter Kasey. They enjoy cheering them and their mules on every year. Sonny and his daughter have so much fun and you never know how their mules will do. We also love the names of their mules. Keep it up, Sonny. Hope to see you and your daughter in the years to come...
Prayer 10/4/11 (10/04/11)
O God, thank you for loving us enough to send your son to die for our sins. Amen.
His death was the beginning of a long journey (10/04/11)
September 31, 2011 Amazon.com and Kindle e-Books released a new novel "His death was the beginning of a long Journey". This is one outstanding novel whose characters teach you the true meaning of fear, the love for a family and in death love continues on...
We are VIP! (10/04/11)
VIP Industries held its annual company picnic at Arena Park on September 30th, 2011. Over 130 individuals with developmental disabilities participated in activities such as jewelry making, face painting, t-shirt design, Frisbee golf, bowling, bingo, and kickball. Everyone had a wonderful time!...
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