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On the road: Cape finishing up bike lanes (11/16/11)
They have been honked at, cursed and crowded off the road. Ice-cold sodas have been chucked on them and one was even intentionally hit on the head by an airborne beer bottle. At times, it seems, motorists have been less than tolerant with bicyclists...
City to hold hearing on condemned buildings in downtown Cape Girardeau (11/16/11)
The fate of two downtown Cape Girardeau buildings will be determined at a condemnation hearing Nov. 28. The former Wiggery building at 101 N. Main St. was initially condemned in August due to structural issues, and the Dino's Pizza building at 1034 Broadway was condemned in September following a fire...
KFVS12 general manager Mike Smythe to retire (11/16/11)
KFVS12's multi-award-winning general manager and vice president Mike Smythe has seen many changes in the television industry since coming to Cape Girardeau in 1998. Just in the past several years, the station has added new channels, applications for mobile devices, constantly updated online news production, switched from analog to digital broadcast and this year began broadcasting in high definition...
Two creditors file objections to Cape's Commander bankruptcy motion (11/16/11)
TYLER, Texas -- Two other creditors of Commander Premier Aircraft Corp. have filed objections to a block a move by Cape Girardeau officials to have the company's bankruptcy status converted. The court filings have delayed a hearing scheduled for Tuesday in which a judge was asked to hear the city's case for switching the company's bankruptcy status from Chapter 11 to Chapter 7 -- a move that would allow the sale of Commander's assets to repay company debt...
Kennett Country Club destroyed in Monday fire (11/16/11)
KENNETT, Mo. -- The Kennett County Club is in ruins following a Monday fire that resulted in a total loss of the establishment. According to the Kennett Fire Department, at approximately 10:28 p.m., the department received calls from travelers passing the club reporting flames...
Two jump from Cape Girardeau home to escape fire (11/16/11)
Two people jumped from a second-story window to escape a house fire in Cape Girardeau on Monday night. According to a news release from the Cape Girardeau Fire Department, the fire broke out at about 11 p.m. at 302 S. Benton St. Everyone was out of the house when fire crews arrived, though two of them told firefighters they had jumped from the window to escape the fire. A child that jumped from the window had a sprained ankle, according to Fire Marshal Brian Shaffer...
Former NFL player to speak at Sikeston church Friday (11/16/11)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Former Pro Bowl defensive back Aeneas Williams is probably most noted for sending Hall of Fame quarterback Steve Young into the broadcast booth. Now, he helps send others on the journey of life through his ministry. Williams will continue his calling Friday as a guest speaker at 11 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Sikeston as part of the church's Heartland Leadership Lab...
Cape marks Homelessness Awareness Week (11/16/11)
To observe National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, Cape Girardeau officials will unveil a kiosk that will educate residents on how to help the homeless at a local movie theater Wednesday. A kiosk that has information pamphlets and other materials on how to help the homeless will be unveiled at 10 a.m. ...
Appeals court to conduct business in Cape Girardeau (11/16/11)
A case that saw a Cape Girardeau woman awarded $25,000 after she said she contracted a venereal disease from a co-worker at a local restaurant is one of five appeals the Missouri Court of Appeals will hear when it conducts its Southern Division docket at the Rush H. Limbaugh Sr. Courthouse Friday...
In federal court: Daniels pleads guilty to possession of a firearm by a felon (11/16/11)
The U.S. attorney's office released the following information Tuesday for defendants who appeared before U.S. District Judge Carol E. Jackson. PLEADED GUILTY Name: Jerry L. Daniels Residence: Oran Charges: Being a previous felon in possession of a firearm...
Crews decorate downtown Cape Girardeau for Christmas (11/16/11)
LAURA SIMON ~ lsimon@semissourian.com Tony Young with Lawn Design secures holiday lights to a street light along Main Street in downtown Cape Girardeau Tuesday, November 15, 2011....
Tanker rolls over on Giboney Avenue in Cape (11/16/11)
KRISTIN EBERTS ~ keberts@semissourian.com A Wallis tanker truck carrying diesel fuel overturned on Giboney Street in Cape Girardeau around 4:30 a.m. ...
St. Louis businessman to run for Missouri governor (11/16/11)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- St. Louis businessman Dave Spence said Tuesday that he will run for Missouri governor, setting up a likely Republican primary for the right to challenge Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon in next year's elections. Spence, who declared his candidacy in an interview, becomes the first prominent Republican to officially enter the governor's race. ...
Occupy St. Louis group loses court bid (11/16/11)
ST. LOUIS -- A federal judge refused Tuesday to order Kiener Plaza reopened for round-the-clock protests by the group Occupy St. Louis, whose tent city was ousted over the weekend after police began enforcing a 10 p.m. curfew in city parks. U.S. District Judge Carol Jackson heard more than four hours of testimony and legal arguments Tuesday before denying the protesters' request for a preliminary injunction barring enforcement of the curfew ordinance...
Unemployment rate declined in October in Mo. (11/16/11)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri's unemployment rate declined last month to its lowest point in more than 2 1/2 years. The state Department of Economic Development said Tuesday that Missouri's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 8.5 percent in October -- down two-tenths of a percentage point from September. It was the lowest mark since an 8.4 percent rate in February 2009...
Farmland has biggest one-year value jump since 1980 (11/16/11)
OMAHA, Neb. -- The average value of farmland in several Midwestern and Western states grew 25 percent over the past year in the biggest one-year jump in at least three decades. The increase reported Tuesday by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Mo., reflects current low interest rates and a healthy farm economy. But the higher land values will make farming more expensive...
Judge: Protesters can't camp in NYC park (11/16/11)
NEW YORK -- Crackdowns against the Occupy Wall Street encampments across the country reached the epicenter of the movement Tuesday, when police rousted protesters from a Manhattan park and a judge ruled that their free speech rights do not extend to pitching a tent and setting up camp for months at a time...
Today in History (11/16/11)
Today is Wednesday, Nov. 16, the 320th day of 2011. There are 45 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 16, 1961, House Speaker Samuel T. Rayburn, 79, died at his home in Bonham, Texas, having served as speaker since 1940 except for two terms as minority leader of the Democrats...
Southeast Missourian Player of the week: Jackson's Kristian Troxel (11/16/11)
Jackson's Kristian Troxel made the most of his appearance at the state swimming meet. The junior earned a pair of medals as the Indians' lone representative at the meet. Troxel was seventh in both the 200 individual medley (1 minute, 57.12 seconds) and 500 freestyle (4:47.88). He finished 11th in the individual medley and fifth in the 500 freestyle at last year's state meet...
High school roundup: Eagle Ridge boys basketball team drops opener (11/16/11)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
Bradley guarantee is for cash, not a loss for Southeast Missouri State men's basketball team (11/16/11)
Redhawks hope to bring home a win along with their $70,000
Southeast Missouri State women's basketball team stumbles to 0-3 (11/16/11)
The Southeast Missouri State women's basketball team held its first second-half lead of the young season Tuesday night. But the Redhawks couldn't sustain it. Host Illinois-Chicago pulled away to win 69-54. Southeast fell to 0-3 and concluded its season-opening three-game road stretch under first-year coach Ty Margenthaler...
Resurgent Blues end Red Wings' winning streak (11/16/11)
ST. LOUIS -- Alex Steen scored unassisted for the go-ahead goal in the second period, and the St. Louis Blues held the Detroit Red Wings to single-digit shots in all three periods of a 2-1 victory Tuesday night. Matt D'Agostini added a power-play goal for the Blues, who ended the Red Wings' four-game winning streak and halted goalie Jimmy Howard's five-game winning streak against St. ...
Enter the Season's Best holiday cookie contest (11/16/11)
Think your cookies take the cake? Once again, the Southeast Missourian's Sunday section, Good Times, is teaming up with the special publications division for the Season's Best holiday cookie contest. Readers are invited to submit their recipes for holiday cookies and bars by visiting semissourian.com/cookiecontest or mailing the recipe to Season's Best Cookie Contest c/o Chris Harris, PO Box 699, Cape Girardeau, MO 63702. ...
Preserve holiday tradition with gifts from garden (11/16/11)
For Daniel Gasteiger, the holiday season begins in May when the rhubarb and strawberries ripen. That's when he starts putting foods aside for the many people on his gift list. The process continues with cherries, tomatoes, sweet corn, cucumbers, apples, melons and a variety of successive garden crops...
Easy-to-make Thanksgiving recipes (11/16/11)
Most of us are planning or have already planned our Thanksgiving meal. The stores are ready for us to purchase all of the items we need and then some. Today I pulled out a couple of recipes that might be used for your Thanksgiving weekend meal planning. ...
Dorothy Hamm (11/16/11)
Dorothy Elizabeth Hamm, 89, of Scott City died Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011, at Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee, Mo. She was born May 16, 1922, in Ancell to Otto Frederick and Anna Agatha Sander Walter. She married William Avery Hamm on Oct. 27, 1941, in Jackson. He preceded her in death Nov. 24, 1992...
Wayne Ludwig (11/16/11)
Wayne C. Ludwig, 66, of Jackson, passed away Monday, Nov. 14, 2011, at the Monticello House in Jackson. He was born March 16, 1945, in Chicago to Willis O. and Oleda Schoen Ludwig. He and Carolyn Crites were married June 5, 1966. Wayne worked at the former Jackson Hosiery Mill, and 29 years at Procter & Gamble in Cape Girardeau, retiring in 1998. ...
Ervin Compas (11/16/11)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Ervin L. Compas, 88 of Chaffee died Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011, at Chaffee Nursing Center. He was born June 7, 1923, in Kelso, Mo., to Benjamin G. and Sophia Scherer Compas. He married Margaret Westrich on June 20, 1953. She preceded him in death Jan. 1, 2010...
Lucille Lance (11/16/11)
Lucille Lance, 105, of Scott City, Mo., died Nov. 15, 2011, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 16, 1906, in Fornfelt to David Joseph and Barbara Susan Montgomery Brant. She married William Russell Lance on Feb. 13, 1923, in Jackson. He preceded her in death Aug. 9, 1977...
Virginia LaGrand (11/16/11)
Virginia L. LaGrand, 84, of Cape Girardeau, died Monday, Nov. 14, 2011, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Aug. 20, 1927, in St. Louis to Ivan and Marjorie Haynes Hobbs. She and Floyd M. LaGrand were married May 14, 1949, in Perkins, Mo. He preceded her in death Aug. 9, 1986...
Births 11/16/11 (11/16/11)
Son to Andrew Gee and Angela Renee Wine of Jackson, Southeast Hospital, 8:06 a.m., Friday, Nov. 4, 2011. Name, Tripp William-Oliver. Weight, 8 pounds, 3 ounces. Second son. Mrs. Wine is the former Angela Roberts, daughter of Chuck and Judy Roberts of Jackson. Wine is the son of Jim and Cyndy Wine of Jackson. He is a manufacturing engineer at TG Missouri Corporation in Perryville, Mo...
Cape Girardeau police report 11/16/11 (11/16/11)
Cape Girardeau The Cape Girardeau Police Department released the following. Arrests do not imply guilt. Arrests Summonses Thefts Property damage Miscellaneous The Department of Public Safety released the following. Arrests do not imply guilt. ...
Cape Girardeau fire report 11/16/11 (11/16/11)
Cape Girardeau Firefighters responded to the following calls Sunday:...
Jackson police and fire report 11/16/11 (11/16/11)
The Jackson Police Department released the following. Arrests do not imply guilt. Summonses Theft Property damage Miscellaneous Jackson Firefighters responded to the following call Monday:...
Out of the past 11/16/11 (11/16/11)
The Rev. Earl E. Weiss was honored recently on the occasion of his retiring as pastor of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Jackson; Weiss had been pastor of St. Paul 18 years; he and his wife plan to spend much of their retirement years in Fairfield Bay, Ark...
'Tis the season (11/16/11)
It's hard to believe, but the Thanksgiving and Christmas season is upon us. While you're out enjoying the many festive activities that take place this time of year, you might see volunteers at one or more of these events:Tomorrow from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. the annual coat drive with Schnucks, the Salvation Army, Pepsi and River Radio will be held at Schnucks in Cape Girardeau. Consider donating your extra coats, gloves, hats, sweaters, snowsuits or other winter clothing...
American Education Week (11/16/11)
American Education Week falls between Veterans Day and Thanksgiving. It is an appropriate time to pay tribute to those who serve diligently to meet the educational needs in our community. Following World War I, the American Legion and the National Education Association collaborated to address growing concerns of literacy and fitness. ...
Speak Out 11/16/11 (11/16/11)
I went to see "Hamlet" at the River Campus on Nov. 9, and I must say that Andrew Gehrlein's performance as Hamlet was exceptional. I have seen this play performed at The Globe in London, and Andrew's performance, if not exceeds, definitely rivals that production...
Upcycled Earring Workshop (11/16/11)
Join us for an evening of creative fun as we use found materials such as aluminum, playing cards and felt to create 3 whimsical pairs of earrings taught by mixed media artist, Sarah Shoot. Just in time for the holidays...these earrings make great gifts! Cost for the class is $35 and includes all materials needed (copper wire,beautiful glass beads, tools)...
Perry County Lutheran Chorale releases Christmas CD (11/16/11)
The Perry County Lutheran Chorale is pleased to announce the release of their first Christmas CD, entitled "A Perry County Christmas", on November 27th. This CD is comprised of Christmas selections from the last two years of performances and enhanced by orchestral accompaniment. ...
SEMO 5k Fund Run Brings Young Talent (11/16/11)
On October 29, 2011 Professor Beth Easter's sporting event management class hosted a 5k fund run to help raise money for the Sports Management endowed scholarship at Southeast Missouri State University. Over $600 were raised by runners and sponsors...
Mayor Rediger signs Education Week Proclamation (11/16/11)
Cape Girardeau Public School District kicked off American Education Week with the signing of a proclamation by Mayor Harry Rediger at the district administrative office at 301 N. Clark. Attending the signing were, from the left, Julie Castle, 6th grade, Central Middle School, daughter of Christina Castle; Cape School Board President Stacy Kinder; Kierra Wyatt, 4th grade, Clippard Elementary School, daughter of Kimberly Jackson and Shawn Wyatt; Mayor Rediger; Kelsey Martin, Senior at Central High School, daughter of Christine and Kevin Martin; and Superintendent of Schools Dr. ...
The Humane Society's Featured Pet (11/16/11)
Panther is 6 years old. He is neutered and declawed. Panther is available for adoption at The Humane Society of Southeast Missouri 573-334-5837. See more pets available at www.semopets.org
Tillie sews (11/16/11)
Whenever I sit down at the sewing machine, my cat, Tillie, joins me. This is one of the reasons I don't get much sewing done.
SEMO Store.com Redhawks Onsie (11/16/11)
Be sure the new addition to the family is sporting Redhawks Spirit in this comfy onesie. Get them now at www.semostore.com so you can show them off at the next Redhawks game.
SEMO Store.com SEMO Redhawks Stadium Seat (11/16/11)
Give your back a break with this bright red, lightweight, quality SEMO Redhawks stadium seat. Order yours now to be shipped in time for Christmas at www.semostore.com
SEMO Store.com Red SEMO Redhawks Hoodie (11/16/11)
Dad needs to be decked in Red this Christmas-Redhawks, that is. Give him this awesome hoodie that he'll wear for years to come. . SEMO Store.com carries only the highest quality manufacturer labels so that you are ensured your clothing order won't shrink or fade. Order yours now to be shipped in time for Christmas at www.semostore.com...
SEMO Store.com Grey SEMO Redhawks Hoodie (11/16/11)
Everyday warmth...Your SEMO student will wear this cozy hoodie on a daily basis, but it will wear like it's brand new at year-end. Give the quality and comfort that makes everyone happy. . SEMO Store.com carries only the highest quality manufacturer labels so that you are ensured your clothing order won't shrink or fade. Order yours now to be shipped in time for Christmas at www.semostore.com...
SEMO Store.com Pink SEMO Redhawks T-shirt (11/16/11)
Comfort and quality combined in this stylish pink ladies Redhawks tee will make the women on your list happy. SEMO Store.com carries only the highest quality manufacturer labels so that you are ensured your clothing order won't shrink or fade. Order yours now to be shipped in time for Christmas at www.semostore.com...
Andrew Jackson Bride Gift Card (11/16/11)
$100.00 off in-store or special order Bridal gown. 10% off of mother, bridesmaid, flower girl, veils and headpieces. http://theandrewjackson.net/index2.php#/... 573-243-4431 102 S. High Street Jackson, MO
Andrew Jackson Own the Night Prom Show (11/16/11)
Own the Night Prom Show at Plaza by Ray's in Cape Girardeau will feature all the latest in fashion, hairstyles, makeup and everything prom at this one day only event. Huge savings on prom gowns purchased at the show. Own the Night is January 22, 2012...
Jayson Jewelers at the Crossroads Pearl & Diamond Snowflake Pendant (11/16/11)
Make a statement with this vintage style diamond and pearl pendant. www.jaysonjewelers.com 573-651-6447 97 N. Kingshighway Ste. 5 Cape GIrardeau, MO
Jayson Jewelers at the Crossroads Rose Gold Diamond & Garnet Ring (11/16/11)
Need a perfect gift for the holidays? This 14 karat rose gold diamond and garnet ring is sure to make your special someone smile. Stop by our crossroads location and take a look. www.jaysonjewelers.com 573-651-6447 97 N. Kingshighway Ste. 5 Cape GIrardeau, MO...
Jayson Jewelers at the Crossroads Elle Pearl Bracelet (11/16/11)
Elle consists of many stylish pieces that will be an excellent addition to your wardrobe for the upcoming year! Pears never go out of style. Wear this sterling silver and gray pearl bracelet for any event! www.jaysonjewelers.com 573-651-6447 97 N. Kingshighway Ste. 5...
Jayson Jewlers at the Crossroads O.W.L. Necklace (11/16/11)
The "Ones We Love" sterling silver line appeals to women of all ages who enjoy building their own, exquisitely personal necklaces to suit their unique style. A great gift idea for mother's and any budget. www.jaysonjewelers.com 573-651-6447 97 N. Kingshighway Ste. 5...
Jayson Jewelers Downtown Inside Out Diamond Hoops (11/16/11)
Inside-Out diamond hoops set in 14 karat white gold. An earring for all occasions; dress them up for a night out or wear them with jeans! Available in various sizes and carat weights. www.jaysonjewelers.com (573) 334-8711 115 Themis St. Cape Girardeau, MO...
Jayson Jewelers at the Crossroads Pandora (11/16/11)
Add to your bracelet, start a new bracelet or get a head start on Christmas! Don't forget to check out Pandora's affordable mix and match earrings and necklaces. You're sure to find something that will spark your interest! www.jaysonjewelers.com 573-651-6447...
Jayson Jewelers Downtown Thistle & Bee Cuff (11/16/11)
This beautiful pleated cuff is carefully crafted using only the finest materials available. Come in and see the other unique pieces from this designer line of sterling silver jewelry. www.jaysonjewelers.com (573) 334-8711 15 Themis Street Cape Girardeau, MO...
Jayson Jewelers Dowtown Rose Gold Cherry Diamond Pendant (11/16/11)
Rose gold jewelry is pooping up everywhere, and for good reason. Add cherry diamonds to rose gold to make an ultra-feminine look. These two trends are the "New Must Have"! www.jaysonjewelers.com 573-334-8711 115 Themis St. Cape Girardeau, MO
Jayson Jewelers Downtown Natalie K Engagement Rings (11/16/11)
Natalie K is the designer engagement ring of choice for today's bride. Prepare to be wowed by our vast selection of diamond rings and semi mounts. Exclusive to our downtown location. www.jaysonjewelers.com 573-334-8711 115 Themis St. Cape Girardeau, MO...
Jayson Jewelers Downtown Black Diamond Cherie Dori Cross (11/16/11)
Do you like classic black and white movies? How about black and white diamond jewelry? Come in to see this elegant collection for yourself. We are sure you'll want to put a piece on your holiday wish list! www.jaysonjewelers.com 573-334-8711 115 Themis St...
C.P. McGinty Jewelers Konstantino Men's Collection (11/16/11)
The son of Zeus and the god of all warriors inspired this collection. Ebony and Onyx set the stage for black Pave Diamonds and Fleur-de-lis accents. The intricate design will make your guy the envy of all men. 117 N Main St, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701...
C.P. McGinty Jewelers Akoya Pearl Necklace (11/16/11)
This strand ranges between 6.0-6.5mm in size and consists of pearls with an "excellent" grade luster and clean surface. This strand is beautiful over a sweater and a perfect college graduation gift for your little girl. 117 N Main St, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701...
C.P. McGinty Jewelers Tacori Twist Pave Diamond Engagement Ring (11/16/11)
A artistic interpretation from the Contemporary Crescent Silhouette Collection. This stylish engagement ring is pictured with a round brilliant cut center diamond and pave-set diamonds along the criss-cross band. Perfect for the downtown girl or the socialite...
C.P. McGinty Jewelers Michelle Holiday Watch (11/16/11)
Over one hundred hand-set diamonds. The polished, stainless steel case is accented by sparkling diamonds and the signature Michele crown. The garnet alligator strap is easily interchangeable with any 18mm Michele strap. A great choice with any winter outfit...
C.P. McGinty Jewelers Eleganza Ring (11/16/11)
Sterling Silver, with Citrine & White Cubic Zirconia Stones And 14K Gold Accents. The perfect accessory for any holiday party or a cozy dinner with the family. 117 N Main St, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701 573-335-6347 Hours: Sunday Closed Monday 9:30am 5:30pm...
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