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Stories from Monday, November 7, 2011

Drivers hurt in morning crash on Route W (11/07/11)
Empty Bowls event raises $2,250 for Salvation Army food pantry (11/07/11)
Organizers of the sixth annual Empty Bowls Banquet are confident the fundraiser will lead to more full stomachs in the coming year. Co-organizer Linda Bohnsack said that 180 meals were sold Sunday. Purchase of the meal of soup, bread, dessert and drink for $12 entitled patrons to select one of the empty bowls and take it home. The bowls not distributed Sunday will be available for purchase at the Arts Council of Southeast Missouri's craft show Nov. 19 and 20 and the Osage Centre...
Jackson Fire Department celebrates a century with open house (11/07/11)
The Jackson Fire Department celebrated 100 years of battling blazes Sunday by christening a new ladder truck and commemorating its former firefighters. Roughly 100 people attended the department's open house, which displayed old hoses, air tanks, firetrucks and other equipment from the department's first century...
Singing festival raises $1,630 for Jackson Ministerial Alliance (11/07/11)
Patriotic songs such as "America the Beautiful" and "My Country 'Tis of Thee" were scattered among church favorites and Scripture readings Sunday at the Jackson Community Choral Festival. Nearly 200 people came to St. Paul Lutheran Church for the third annual event, which raised $1,630 for the Jackson Ministerial Alliance as collection baskets were passed around. The ministerial alliance provides food and lodging to those stranded or in need...
City Girardeau City Council agenda 11/7/11 (11/07/11)
City hall 401 Independence St. Study session, 5 p.m. today Items for discussion Public hearings...
Sikeston man sought in Halloween shooting (11/07/11)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- A reward is offered for a Sikeston man wanted in connection with a shooting Halloween night. Police are seeking information about the whereabouts of Dominique Duval Tipler, 24. Tipler is charged with first-degree assault and armed criminal action in the shooting of a 24-year-old Sikeston man at a home on Prosperity Street...
Anniston residents to vote on bonds for sewer system (11/07/11)
ANNISTON, Mo. -- Voters in the Mississippi County town of Anniston will decide on a bond issue to bring its sewer system up to state standards during Tuesday's general election. Anniston voters will choose whether to issue $900,000 in revenue bonds for the city's sewer system...
Officials: Use disaster test to check readiness (11/07/11)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Missouri officials are urging residents to use this week's nationwide test of an emergency alert system to check their own preparations. The test is scheduled for 1 p.m. Wednesday in Missouri. The State Emergency Management Agency says it's a good reminder for people to replace and replenish supplies that are nearing their expiration dates in their personal emergency kits...
Bill would create registry for veterans exposed to burn pits overseas (11/07/11)
If legislation filed last week by a U.S. House representative from Missouri passes, the Department of Veterans Affairs could create a registry of veterans who may have been exposed to burn pits during wars of the past decade. A name likely on that list will be that of Lucky Sands, a Cape Girardeau soldier who died at the age of 45 in 2009...
Analysis: Missouri lawmaking at issue before high court (11/07/11)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The will be no shortage of irony this week as the Missouri Supreme Court considers the following question: Did Missouri lawmakers act illegally in an attempt to act more ethically? The prevailing answer is yes. To decide otherwise, the high court will have to reverse a ruling from a trial judge...
Residents around Lake of the Ozarks upset by order to move homes (11/07/11)
CAMDENTON, Mo. -- Nearly every year, Patsy Riley has gotten unsolicited offers for her house on Missouri's Lake of the Ozarks with its spectacular views of tree-lined bluffs and its ample shoreline, but she never wanted to leave. Now, she and hundreds of her neighbors wonder what will become of their homes after a federal agency declared that many structures built close to the lake may have to go...
Mo. AG campaign gets $182K from lawyers (11/07/11)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Several groups of lawyers from around the country, including some who have given thousands of dollars to Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster's re-election campaign, are vying to represent Missouri in a lawsuit against pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline...
Missouri lawmakers talk about state's unaccredited schools (11/07/11)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Lawmakers have been meeting with people around the state about what should happen in the state's unaccredited school districts as they consider the legislation they will push in the 2012 session. Kansas City public schools' loss of accreditation takes effect Jan. 1. St. Louis public schools and the nearby Riverview Gardens School District lost their accreditation in 2007...
Chevrolet celebrates its 100th anniversary (11/07/11)
DETROIT -- We saw the USA in them. We drove them to the levee. For a century, Chevrolets won America's love with their safety, convenience, style and speed -- even if sometimes they were clunky, or had problems with rust or their rear suspensions...
Only 41 sterilization victims found so far in North Carolina (11/07/11)
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- North Carolina officials have tracked down less than four dozen of the thousands of residents forced to undergo sterilizations between 1929 and 1974. The Charlotte Observer reported Sunday that state officials believe at least 1,500 of the 7,600 people sterilized under a state program are still alive. But only 41 files have been matched to living survivors or relatives of the dead...
Occupy Atlanta plans second attempt to camp at city park (11/07/11)
ATLANTA -- Occupy Atlanta organizers said Sunday that they plan to again try to camp at a city park, setting up yet another showdown with police a night after 20 people were arrested during a rally that spilled into the streets. The group will hold its general assembly meeting Sunday evening, then march back to Woodruff Park downtown, said organizer Tim Franzen. Atlanta police spokesman Carlos Campos said police would continue to enforce the law...
Candidates change, but not their campaign stops (11/07/11)
CONCORD, N.H. -- Tears, tomatoes and teasing -- the staff at Mary Ann's Diner has seen it all from the presidential candidates who have turned the restaurant into a must-not-miss stop during the primary campaign. Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry's eyes brimmed with tears as he listened to a woman describe losing her job in 2003. Four years later, former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani hustled through, shook a few hands then sat down to an egg white omelet, tomatoes on the side...
GOP's Paul says 'offering friendship' best way to deal with Iran's ambition (11/07/11)
WASHINGTON -- GOP presidential hopeful Ron Paul says "offering friendship" to Iran, not sanctions, would be a more fruitful to achieving peace with Tehran. The Texas congressman said fears about Iran's nuclear program have been "blown out of proportion." He says tough penalties are a mistake because, as he says was the case in Iraq, they only hurt the local population and still paved a path to war...
Quake follows increase in rumblings (11/07/11)
SPARKS, Okla. -- Clouds of dust belched from the corners of almost every room in Joe Reneau's house as the biggest earthquake in Oklahoma history rocked the two-story building. A roar that sounded like a jumbo jet filled the air, and Reneau's red-brick chimney collapsed and fell into the roof above the living room. By the time the shaking stopped, a pantry worth of food had been strewn across the kitchen and shards of glass and pottery covered the floor...
Initial agreement reached in Greece power-sharing (11/07/11)
ATHENS, Greece -- Greece's embattled prime minister and main opposition leader agreed Sunday to form an interim government to ensure the country's new European debt deal and oversee early elections, capping a week of political turmoil that saw Greece facing a catastrophic default and threatening its euro membership...
New law will let Cubans buy and sell real estate (11/07/11)
HAVANA -- For the first time in a half-century, Cubans will be allowed to buy and sell real estate openly, bequeath property to relatives without restriction and avoid forfeiting their homes if they abandon the country. The highly anticipated new rules instantly transform islanders' cramped, dilapidated homes into potential liquid assets in the most significant reform yet adopted by President Raul Castro since he took over the communist country from his brother in 2008...
Today in History (11/07/11)
Today is Monday, Nov. 7, the 311th day of 2011. There are 54 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 7, 1911, Marie Sklodowska Curie was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, eight years after winning the Nobel Prize in Physics with her late husband, Pierre...
U.N. envoy warns of missing Libya arms (11/07/11)
TRIPOLI, Libya -- Some weapons depots in Libya have still not been secured properly, and "much has already gone missing" from unguarded sites, the top U.N. envoy in Libya said Sunday. Preventing more weapons from being smuggled out of country will be difficult, considering the nature of the vast desert nation's borders, said the envoy, Ian Martin...
Ortega poised to win third term as president (11/07/11)
MANAGUA, Nicaragua -- Nicaraguans voted Sunday in elections expected to return one-time Sandinista revolutionary Daniel Ortega as president in what critics say could be the prelude to a presidency for life. Since returning to power in 2007, the 65-year-old Ortega has boosted his popularity in Central America's poorest country with a combination of pork-barrel populism and support for the free-market economy he once opposed...
Bombs kill 8 in Baghdad market, Iraqi police say (11/07/11)
BAGHDAD -- Three bombs ripped through a sprawling Baghdad market Sunday, killing eight people at the beginning of a Muslim religious holiday and just hours after the prime minister warned of Iraq's continued danger. Police said the bombs were planted in different parts of the Shorja market in downtown Baghdad, striking as shoppers were preparing for this week's Eid al-Adha feast. City health officials confirmed the death toll released by the police and said 19 people were also injured...
Naples braces for flooding after 2 weeks of heavy rains (11/07/11)
ROME -- The mayor of Naples ordered a much-awaited soccer match scrapped Sunday for fear tens of thousands of fans could be trapped by flooding, while in northern Italy authorities closely monitored the rain-swollen Po river. Luigi De Magistris said he ordered the Serie A match between Napoli and Juventus postponed to some later date, partly because the field was already soggy, but mainly because of concern some 65,000 fans could be trapped in flooding or cause traffic problems as they drove to or from the stadium.. ...
Fireworks smoke linked to U.K. crash that killed seven (11/07/11)
LONDON -- Police investigating the cause of a 34-car pileup on a major British highway that killed seven people and injured 51 said Sunday they are focusing on a fireworks display near the accident site. While initial reports suggested fog and wet road surfaces were partly to blame for the huge collision, police said they have now zeroed in on the fireworks show after evidence taken from witnesses indicated that black smoke emerging from it may be the main culprit...
Floods threaten Bangkok trains (11/07/11)
BANGKOK -- Advancing pools of filthy water threatened the Thai capital's subway system Monday and surrounded the emergency headquarters set up to deal with flooding that has claimed more than 500 lives nationwide. Bangkok Gov. Sukhumbhand Paribatra has ordered evacuations in 11 of Bangkok's 50 districts, and partial evacuations apply in seven more, as the huge runoff from monsoon-buffeted central Thailand seeps south through the metropolitan area to the sea...
Syrian troops kill 11 despite Arab League accord (11/07/11)
BEIRUT -- Syrians in the restive region of Homs performed special prayers for a major Muslim holiday to the sound of explosions and gunfire as government troops pushed forward their assault on the area, killing at least 11 people Sunday, residents and activists said...
Seven killed in northern Afghanistan Sunday by two suicide bombers (11/07/11)
KABUL, Afghanistan -- Two suicide bombers targeted worshippers on a key Muslim festival in northern Afghanistan, killing seven, including two local police commanders, officials said Sunday. The bombers struck as Muslims were leaving a mosque on the outskirts of Old Baghlan City after prayers at the start of the Eid al-Adha, the Feast of the Sacrifice...
Missouri joins SEC (11/07/11)
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Bye-bye Big 12. Hello SEC. Missouri and the Southeastern Conference took their mutual attraction public Sunday after weeks of private flirtations and the college sports' equivalent of prenuptial negotiations with their respective lawyers...
Southeast Missouri State basketball teams will debut with exhibition (11/07/11)
Both the men and women will play games tonight at the Show Me Center
UT-Martin rallies to win OVC soccer tournament (11/07/11)
Morehead State denied the Tennessee-Martin women's soccer team an NCAA tournament berth once before. The Skyhawks made sure it didn't happen again, securing their first trip to the NCAA tournament Sunday. UTM gained the Ohio Valley Conference's automatic NCAA berth by beating the Eagles 2-1 in the OVC tournament final at Houck Stadium...
Blues dismiss Payne in favor of Hitchcock (11/07/11)
St. Louis fired its coach after a 6-7 start
Rams yield game-ending, 99-yard punt return in OT loss to Arizona (11/07/11)
St. Louis fell to 1-7 as Arizona broke a six-game losing streak
Southeast basketball teams debut this week (11/07/11)
Southeast Missouri State basketball teams open their seasons Friday, the men at Missouri and the women at North Carolina State. Neither Southeast squad will ease into the campaign. The men play three of their first four contests on the road, with all three of the trips being their annual "money" games to generate revenue for the athletic department...
Dr. William Mapes celebrates the 100th anniversary of naval aviation (11/07/11)
Dr. William Mapes spent six years in the Air Force and 28 years in the Navy Reserves. When the Cape Girardeau dentist retired and sold his practice in 2004, he bought a condo near Pensacola, Fla., known as "the cradle of naval aviation." It wasn't long before Mapes took a special interest in naval aviation history, and especially its 100th anniversary this year...
Local photographer Aaron Horrell finds inspiration in nature (11/07/11)
Most people wouldn't think of a cold, rainy morning as a great time to go out and take pictures. But that's exactly the kind of morning local artist Aaron Horrell looks for when he heads out to photograph various creatures in nature...
International ministry helps provide wheelchairs to people in need (11/07/11)
Chances are you will need to use a wheelchair at some point in your life, even if only temporarily. If you live in America, you can easily find a wheelchair in any number of sizes, colors and styles. If you live somewhere like Romania or the Dominican Republic, it's not that simple. A wheelchair can cost an entire year's wages -- a cost so prohibitive that you might be stuck crawling or relying on others to carry you...
Around the bend Vicksburg, Miss., to Mile Zero: Day six (11/07/11)
Friday, Sept. 25, 2009 Today was another almost completely rain-free day. A passing thunderstorm around 1530 blocked the hot sun and brought a welcomed cooling breeze with a few strong gusts. A light rain fell long enough to cool us but not soak us...
Book gives look at Giffords recovery (11/07/11)
PHOENIX -- When President George H.W. Bush came to visit her in the hospital, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords could say only "Wow!" and another word she had been uttering frequently at the time, "chicken." Months later, when she was shown photos of famous people to see if she recognized faces, Giffords looked at Arnold Schwarzenegger and replied, more or less accurately: "Messin' around. Babies."...
Talking shop with Martha Brown, owner of Ms. Martha's Cookies (11/07/11)
When Martha Brown isn't working in the city of Cape Girardeau's planning department, she can be found in her kitchen baking up a batch of specialty cookies or cupcakes. Brown started Ms. Martha's Cookies last year and since then, her business has grown and expanded to include cinnamon rolls, cupcakes and other specialty desserts...
People on the Move 11/07/11 (11/07/11)
Saint Francis Medical Center has hired two family medicine physicians as Medical Partners at Cape Primary Care. Dr. Victoria Adjovu and Dr. Erica Gibson, have joined the practice at 3004 Gordonville Road, focusing on preventive care and wellness. ...
Talbots to close Cape store in January (11/07/11)
Talbots, 201 S. Mount Auburn Road, will close its doors in early January. The specialty retailer of women's apparel, shoes and accessories opened in Cape Girardeau in 2006. Currently, all merchandise is 25 percent off. More than 80 Talbots stores are expected to close in fiscal year 2011, according to a company news release. ...
Brody Gard (11/07/11)
Brody Gard, 10, of Jackson died Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011, at his home. Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday at LaCroix United Methodist Church in Cape Girardeau. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the church, with the Rev. Ron Watts officiating...
Pauline Jones (11/07/11)
Iris Pauline Jones, 85, of Thebes, Ill., died Sunday, Nov. 6, 2011, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Zelma Zoellner (11/07/11)
Zelma J. Zoellner, 79, of Arnold, Mo. died Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011, at St. Anthony's Medical Center in St Louis. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Funeral Mass will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church at 1:30 p.m. with the Rev. Milton Ryan officiating. Entombment will be in the Mount Hope Mausoleum in Perryville...
Oliver Koenig (11/07/11)
Oliver E. Koenig, 84, of Perryville, died Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011, at Perry Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Perryville. Friends may call from 4:30 to 8 p.m. today and from 6:30 a.m. to time of service Tuesday at Young and Sons Funeral Home...
Edna Schwartzberg (11/07/11)
Edna Schwartzberg, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011, in Cape Girardeau. She is the beloved mother of Steven (Ronnie) Schwartzberg and Norman (JoAnn) Schwartzberg; dear grandmother of Laurie (Mike) Gerstein; dear great-grandmother of Ethan Bjorn; and former mother-in-law of Linda (Johnnie) Gast...
Catherine Farris (11/07/11)
Catherine J. Farris, 71, of Randles died Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born in Morley, Mo., on April 8, 1940, to the late Fred Durell and Gladys Griswell Bickings. She married Bill Farris on July 25, 1959. Catherine was of the Baptist faith...
Cape Central Middle High School (11/07/11)
A Honor Roll B Honor Roll 5th grade: Payton Alexander, Kayla Barry, Kordell Batchelor, Lauren Beasley, David Brown, Jobeanna Brown, Kyle Brown, Reid Burgfeld, Gavin Byars, Sydney Casey, Kwayauna Chisom, Kyle Clifton, Anna Clippard, Landon Conatser, Jonathan Condie, Dylan Coonts, Olivia Courtway-Riebeling, Maxwell Dale, Madison Davie, Veronica Dean, Beyonc'e Depree, Matthew Diamond, Timothy Dickison, Victoria Dodd, Taylor Driver-Flores, Alivia Dyke, Tavia Eanes, Dashandreiona Egson, Beta Epps, Connie Evans, Carrie Flannigan, Joshua Frazier, Brandon Gibbs, Abigale Gibson, Lacey Graham, Marquan Gray, Latayvia Green, Joseph Hall, Majesty Harris, Nathan Hinojosa, Lauren Hoxworth, Dashana' Hudson, Jacob Ikerman, Reese Johnson, Alonzo Jones, Noah Karkanen, Carl Kelly,Haylee Kilburn, Katerra Lane, Jordan Long, Aurora May, Tatum Mccollough, Trae Mccullough, Makeda Miles, Josie Milian, Adrain Moore, Conner Moore, Andrew Mosier, Hannah Moyers, J'myn Nabors, Jared Neikirk, Miller Ogburn, Ashley Petty, Katlynn Petty, Dinah Pryor, Kamdyn Rhodes, Gabe Robinson, Trenton Sandusky, Xadriana Scott, Taylor Sissom, Emma Spiller, McKenzie Stanfield, Bridgit Strom, Hannah Taylor, Caylee Teague, Hannah Thomas, Cameron Tillotson, Taylor Vanamburg, Johnnie Walker, Emily Webb, Sydney Whitehorn, Grace Whitmore, Reece Wolf, Kylee Zoellner.. ...
Immaculate Conception School (11/07/11)
A Honor Roll 4th grade: Allison Appleman, Caroline Bowen, Phillip Dunning, Brayden Eftink, Jordyn Gunn, Olivia Jansen, Mollie Jennings, Reagan Peters, Elizabeth Raines, Molly Beth Sellers. 5th grade: Laura Bertrand, Megan Engelen, Ashley Hanners, Livia Wunderlich...
Notre Dame Regional High School (11/07/11)
A Honor Roll 9th grade: Jamison Ashworth, Amy Banda, Andrew Bell, Dhruvi Bhakta, Emily Cieslewicz, Ryan Compas, Dean Crippen, John Dugan, Kaitlyn Emmendorfer, John Fennewald, Monica Foltz, Amanda Gassel, Thomas Glisson, Brooke Grable, William Graham, Gabriel Haas, Kirsten Halter, Thomas Himmelberg, Claudia Hoffmeister, Yo-Jane Hsieh, Kayla Huckstep, Noah Huff, Derek Hulshof, Ryan Hulshof, Olivia Jansen, Robert Jansen, Christian Job, Quentin Kasten, Evan Keesee, Emilia Kinder, Maria Layton, Jacob LeGrand, Shelby Martin, Megan McCrate, Cramer McGarr, Adilyn Mueller, Shelby Murrell, Christina Niedbalski, Ali Norder, Jacob Pappas, Tyler Pech, Nicole Peters, Adam Pope, William Poythress, Jesse Raines, Taylor Ray, Peyton Robertson, Alyssa Robinson, Carlos Robles, Nathan Schuchardt, Trenton Schumer, Jeffrey Shively, Alexis Stockman, Benjamin Tlapek, Mikayla Westrich, Adam Worley.. ...
Jackson police and fire report 11/7/11 (11/07/11)
The Jackson Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. Theft Firefighters responded to the following calls Thursday:...
Cape Girardeau fire report 11/7/11 (11/07/11)
Firefighters responded to the following calls Saturday:...
Out of the past 11/7/11 (11/07/11)
Work on the new speculation building being constructed on Nash Road is progressing well, says Gene Penzel of Penzel Construction Co., contractor of the project; crews have nearly completed the steel frame for the building and will soon begin putting up the metal siding...
Cardinals character (11/07/11)
At times in sports, we are fortunate to experience moments that are more about life than they are about the game. It's even more fun when it's your team. The historic run of the St. Louis Cardinals to the 11th World Championship in their storied history provided pitch perfect lessons about perseverance, grit, prayer and another word uttered by countless players, coaches, broadcasters, fans and even casual observers: Character...
Course collaboration (11/07/11)
Thanks to today's technology, several universities around the state are collaborating to offer students expanded course offerings. Last spring, Southeast Missouri State University worked with the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg to offer a foreign language class. ...
Don't forget Thanksgiving (11/07/11)
Dear Mr. & Mrs. Merchant, I spent more time watching TV today than usual due to a pain increase in my legs. It is Halloween, although I couldn't tell it by all the "holidays" commercials. I saw a national chain advertising a "holiday scents candle"; another one promising me decorating secrets for "the holidays"; another one wanted to sell me special gifts "for the holidays"; a company encouraging me to get that special cereal for a snack mix "for the holidays"; and even a company who wants me to buy some strips to make my teeth look pretty and white "for the holidays." I saw snow, "holiday lights", "holiday trees"; you had it all.. ...
Clean air requirements (11/07/11)
Once again, the Washington politicians are ignoring the wishes of citizens by legislating changes to the new clean air requirements for cement manufacturers. They claim their runaway legislation (HR 2681) is about jobs, but it is plain to see that the new EPA regulations would in fact be creating jobs. ...
Speak Out 11/7/11 (11/07/11)
TO all the CEOs making the big bucks: It's not fair that you make so much money because you chose to educate yourself, take on more risks than I did, make better decisions than me, hired employees and paid them what they were worth, and still maintained a profit margin to keep your stockholders happy. ...
Prayer 11/7/11 (11/07/11)
Thank you, O God, that in you we can trade our sorrows for the joy of the Lord. Amen.
Redhawk Equeastrian Team Heads to Chicago (11/07/11)
The Southeast Missouri State University Redhawk Equestrian Team heads to Chicago this coming weekend (November 11th, and 12th) for their next Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) Competition hosted by Northern Illinois University. The team is in their second year of existence and lead by coach SuAnne Remley. ...
Monk's BBQ 1st Annual Canned Food Drive (11/07/11)
Monk's BBQ is hosting it's 1st Annual Canned Food Drive. New and loyal customers are invited to donate 5 cans of canned goods through December 15, 2011 and receive a FREE pulled pork sandwich. This is a fantastic way for the community to donate. All food collected will be donated locally. Limit 1 sandwich per customer/party per visit. Limit 5 total per customer customer/party per event...
7th grade football team is undefeated (11/07/11)
The Central Junior High School 7th grade football team finished a perfect 6-0 season this year. It's the first undefeated 7th grade team and the first CJHS team to go undefeated since 1987. The season included wins over Jefferson County 50-0, Kennett 28-0, Jackson 14-6, Farmington 30-16, Sikeston 32-14, and Poplar Bluff 38-14...
McDonalds RMHC Donates to Orchard Elementary (11/07/11)
Orchard Elementary School in Jackson has received $3200 from the Ronald McDonald House Charties to purchase laptops for the third grade. The students will use the laptops for a variety of classes including reading, word work, and math while increasing their computer skills. ...
Waiting is the hardest part.. (11/07/11)
After telling Jordan I still had my Easy-Bake Oven in Granny's basement she insisted on trying it out. It was a Christmas gift in 1978 and 33 years later it still works!
Billy Graham's 93rd Birthday (11/07/11)
Monday is Billy Graham's 93rd birthday. That gave me an excuse to dig out photos of Billy Graham Day in Charlotte, NC, in 1971. http://www.capecentralhigh.com/journalism/billy-graham-turns-93/ President Nixon spoke at the event. Some political dirty tricks that were considered to be used at the rally ended up as part of the Watergate Hearings...
Knaup Floral Holiday Wreathes (11/07/11)
The perfect wreath for your door, your wall or as a gift, awaits you at Knaup Floral. Our showroom is full of beautiful wreath options. Or if you prefer, you may custom order the perfect wreath for you or someone special. http://www.knaupfloral.com/...
Knaup Floral Colonial Crimson Festival Candle (11/07/11)
Welcome the holidays with the scent of a Colonial Crimson Festival Candle. Your senses will fill with dazzling notes of cinnamon stick, ground nutmeg, golden clove with nuances of crisp apple, roasted chestnut and creamy apple infused with rich vanilla and brown sugar. Colonial Candles uses only the finest ingredients to create their long lasting candles that burn smoothly and evenly. Visit Knaup Floral to experience their other holiday or everyday fragrances. http://www.knaupfloral.com/...
Knaup Floral Vintage Inspired Snow Angel (11/07/11)
This vintage inspired snow angel will make a great addition to your holiday decor. She stands 29" tall and dressed for a cold winter day. Inside Knaup Floral you will also find 12 different vingettes full of holiday decor and gifts. http://www.knaupfloral.com/...
Knaup Floral Snowglobe (11/07/11)
Capture the light and magic of the holidays with these adorable snow globes and wonder lights. Choose from several styles including Santa and his reindeer, a snowman in a winter wonderland, and more. These whimsical lights would make a great gift or addition to your holiday decor. http://www.knaupfloral.com/...
Knaup Floral Holly Jolly Plate (11/07/11)
For your holiday entertaining or as a gift, this hand painted ceramic platter is the perfect choice. Many other hand painted ceramic items available include plates, pitchers, cookie jars, mugs and more. http://www.knaupfloral.com/ 838 William St, Cape Girardeau, MO 63703...
Kentucky Nut Baskets (11/07/11)
Custom baskets including our hand-made Kentucky basket are available for purchase this holiday season!
Kentucky Nut---Nuts (11/07/11)
Munchin' Pecans -- Pecan halves roasted & lightly salted New crop wild seedling pecan halves & pieces Roasted & salted whole cashews Deluxe mixed nuts -- Pecans, almonds, cashews and Brazil nuts. No peanuts allowed!
Kentucky Nut Tins (11/07/11)
Can't decide what product to put in our decorative tin? Choose a 3 or 4 part tin and get something to please everyone.
Kentucky Nut Chocolate Covered Goodies (11/07/11)
Quality chocolate makes our chocolate pecans, almonds, cashews and cranberries extra special
Kentucky Nut Homemade Treats (11/07/11)
Our new crop sorghum molasses, hand made jams & jellies and Southern Pecan Coffee are great for breakfast during the holidays.
Kasten Masonry Twilight Series Spa (11/07/11)
The Twilight Series spa is a full-sensory experience that combines world-class hydrotherapy with a calming cascade of gently glowing lights and your choice of the perfect music. And most importantly, the Twilight Series offers the peace of mind of Master Spas' legendary quality and industry-leading design. Come home each day to therapeutic relief and mind-easing relaxation!...
Kasten Masonry Little Guy Travel Grill (11/07/11)
Excellent for camping or tailgating. The look and performance of a high end grill in a compact and easy to handle size. The 10,000 BTU Infrared Portable Gas Grill features stainless steel 430 construction, 283 square inches of cooking area, stainless steel cooking grate, power coated end caps and legs, operates on standard 14 ounce propane tank, adjustable cooking temperature, removable grease drip pan. Sear steaks on this portable grill...
Kasten Masonry Dimplex Mini Cube Electric Stove (11/07/11)
This unique and charming electric stove adds warmth and pizazz to any room. The clean, modern lines are highlighted by the gloss red finish and louvered front panel. Realistic flames rise up from a glowing coal bed providing cozy ambiance year-round...
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