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Stories from Sunday, November 20, 2011

Missouri Department of Conservation celebrates 75 years (11/20/11)
Southeast Missouri is known for its abundance of plant and wildlife, thanks in great part to efforts to rescue and protect it by the Missouri Department of Conservation. Generations reaped profits from Missouri's wealth of natural resources without considering the consequences, devastating lands whose beauty awed explorer William Clark in 1804, according to the historical information on the department's website. ...
Judge suspends sentence imposition for Kinder car thief (11/20/11)
Judge Benjamin Lewis suspended the imposition of sentence for Adam D. Cromer, 21, who along with Jacob Shepard, 18, allegedly stole Peter Kinder's 2009 Ford Flex on April 25 and rammed it into a brick wall at Shooters Gun Shop before torching it north of Cape Girardeau city limits on Highway 177...
Survivors' loved ones meet for suicide conference in Cape (11/20/11)
Suicide is a completely different kind of loss, say survivors who met Saturday to take part in Cape Girardeau's first International Survivors of Suicide Day Conference.
Thousands attend Cape area craft fairs (11/20/11)
A record number of people were purchasing homemade goods this weekend at the area's annual craft fairs. The Arts Council of Southeast Missouri hosted events at the Show Me Center and at the Osage Centre in Cape Girardeau. As guests entered they were greeted by members of the Alpha Chi Omega sorority at Southeast Missouri State University who volunteered to help collect entrance fees. This marks the 41st year the council has sponsored the event...
Motion to preserve testimony against Clay Waller denied (11/20/11)
Cape Girardeau County Circuit Court Judge William Syler has denied a prosecutor's motion to preserve testimony that implicates Clay Waller in his wife's murder. Syler denied on Friday Cape Girardeau County Prosecuting Attorney Morley Swingle's motion to preserve testimony of Clay Waller's father, James Clay Waller Sr., that Clay Waller alleged broke his wife Jacque Waller's neck and buried her. ...
Kinder says he won't run for governor in 2012, announces re-election bid (11/20/11)
Peter Kinder put an end to months of conjecture Friday, announcing that he will not run for governor next year and instead will work to retain his seat in the No. 2 spot.
SEMO student cited with littering for dumping dead ducks in frat house (11/20/11)
A Southeast Missouri State University student who admitted to dumping dead ducks in a fraternity's residence hall entryway last Sunday has been cited for littering by the Missouri Department of Conservation. As shown on a surveillance video at the residence hall released to a local TV station by the university's department of public safety, a man was seen dropping the ducks on his way into the building and then throwing 16 of them into the entryway of the K Greek housing building, which houses members of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity. ...
Roadside bomb killled soldier with Stoddard County ties (11/20/11)
BROWNWOOD, Mo. -- A roadside bomb was responsible for the death of a soldier with local ties this week in Afghanistan. U.S. Army soldier James Burnett Jr., with family in northern Stoddard County, died when his vehicle was struck by a roadside bomb Wednesday in the Kandahar Province of Afghanistan...
AMC closing Cape theater Dec. 1 (11/20/11)
The AMC Theatre inside the Town Plaza Shopping Center will close Dec. 1. Originally a Kerasotes Theatre, it was added to the Town Plaza in 1973. The five-screen theater was purchased by AMC in 2010. "We continually strive to upgrade the quality of our theater circuit by adding new screens and by disposing of older screens through closures and sales," said Ryan Noonan, AMC Theatres' director of public relations...
Students sent to emergency room after Poplar Bluff bus wreck (11/20/11)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Nine students from the Poplar Bluff School District were transported by ambulance following a bus accident Thursday afternoon on Route NN, but none were seriously injured, school officials said. Superintendent Chris Hon provided information on the two-vehicle accident during the monthly school board meeting later that day...
Man accused in 30-year-old Cape Girardeau rape case denied jury from another county (11/20/11)
A Cape Girardeau convicted rapist accused of another rape had his request for a jury from outside of Cape Girardeau County denied Friday. Charles Eugene O'Howell, 50, asked Cape Girardeau County Circuit Judge Benjamin Lewis for a new jury because of coverage of his court proceedings in the Southeast Missourian...
Canalou man killed in Thursday car accident (11/20/11)
CANALOU, Mo. -- A Canalou man was killed in a Thursday afternoon accident, the Standard Democrat reported. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at 12:16 p.m., one mile east of Canalou. Larry J. Layne, 68, was eastbound on Route H when his vehicle failed to stop at a stop sign and was struck by a northbound cotton module vehicle driven by James L. ...
Mississippi County Commission: Pumping station should be higher priority for corps (11/20/11)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- The Mississippi County Commission doesn't support a drainage district's efforts to get control of some flood gates but agrees a pumping station there should be a higher priority for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Commissioners said during their regular meeting Thursday that the county received a letter from the St. ...
Fruitland annexation discussion set for Monday at county commission meeting (11/20/11)
The Cape Girardeau County Commission will have a discussion at 10:30 a.m. Monday on the potential annexation of a portion of Fruitland into Jackson and some Fruitland community members' desire for independent incorporation.
Illinois police report seizing synthetic drugs from Brown Bag Video (11/20/11)
McCLURE, Ill. -- Police honed in on an adult video store where they allegedly found illegal substances Thursday. The Southern Illinois Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at Brown Bag Video in McClure and found thousands of packets of synthetic marijuana, "bath salts" and other designer products containing illegal substances, according to a drug task force news release.
Hunter injured in fall from Alexander County tree stand (11/20/11)
A man was hurt Friday morning in Alexander County, Ill. when he fell about 19 feet while attempting to hand hunting equipment from a tree stand to a friend on the ground. Chris McCloud, public information officer for the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, said that details could not be released, but that drugs or alcohol were not thought to be a factor...
Zonta honors women of achievement (11/20/11)
KRISTIN EBERTS ~ keberts@semissourian.com Mary Burton-Hitt is congratulated by others as she makes her way to the stage after being named the recipient of the 2011 Zonta Woman of Achievement award during the Zonta Women of Achievement Luncheon on Friday, Nov. ...
Club news 11-20-11 (11/20/11)
Lou Ann Zuffuto and Gwen Nussbaum hosted the most recent meeting of the John Guild Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution at Jackson Public Library. Morgan Lake gave a presentation on Pearl Harbor and reminded the group that Dec. 7 will be the 70th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor by the Japanese...
Myanmar first ‘pariah' nation to take up Obama engagement offer (11/20/11)
WASHINGTON -- Focusing on Asia and an increasingly assertive China, President Barack Obama finally found a taker Friday for his inauguration offer to extend a hand to rogue states "if you are willing to unclench your fist." Isolated Myanmar is responding to the three-year-old offer of engagement, a historic shift for the former military-run dictatorship long under China's protection and influence. ...
Republicans seek Iowa social conservatives' nod (11/20/11)
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Six Republican presidential candidates dove deep into how their religious faith influences their public life, during a free-flowing forum before a large, influential audience of social conservatives in early-voting Iowa on Saturday...
Supercommittee deadlocked; deficit gridlock looms (11/20/11)
WASHINGTON -- Deadline nearing, the deficit-reduction talks in Congress sank toward gridlock Friday after supercommittee Democrats rejected a late Republican offer that included next-to-nothing in new tax revenue. Each side maneuvered to blame the other for a looming stalemate...
Stocks end little changed as Europe worries ease (11/20/11)
Stocks finished about where they started Friday as investors balanced positive signs for the U.S. economy with a looming deadline for a deficit-cutting committee in Congress. Steep declines earlier in the week left the market with its worst weekly loss since September...
Occupy protesters take pepper spray blast (11/20/11)
SAN FRANCISCO -- Protesters sitting on the ground supporting the Occupy Wall Street movement on the campus of the University of California, Davis, took a face full of pepper spray at close range from an officer in riot gear in an incident that was captured on cellphone video and spread virally across the Internet on Saturday...
USDA targets stores in food stamp trafficking (11/20/11)
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- A criminal swindle of the nation's $64.7 billion food stamp program is playing out at small neighborhood stores around the country, where thousands of retailers are suspected of trading deals with customers, exchanging lesser amounts of cash for their stamps...
Today in History (11/20/11)
Today is Sunday, Nov. 20, the 324th day of 2011. There are 41 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 20, 1789, New Jersey became the first state to ratify the Bill of Rights. On this date: In 1620, Peregrine White was born aboard the Mayflower in Massachusetts Bay; he was the first child born of English parents in present-day New England...
West Bank land seized by Israeli kibbutz (11/20/11)
JERUSALEM -- A tract of Palestinian land in the West Bank has for the first time been seized by a kibbutz inside Israel, a prominent Israeli researcher said Saturday. The land -- about 365 acres from the West Bank Palestinian village of Bardaleh -- was seized by the nearby agricultural community of Kibbutz Meirav, which lies inside Israel proper, said Dror Etkes, a prominent researcher and activist against Jewish settlement in the West Bank...
Afghanistan assembly backs pact with U.S. (11/20/11)
KABUL, Afghanistan -- A traditional Afghan national assembly on Saturday endorsed President Hamid Karzai's decision to negotiate a long-term security pact with the U.S. but imposed some conditions, including an end to unpopular night raids by military forces searching for insurgents...
Egypt police clash with protesters ahead of vote (11/20/11)
CAIRO -- Egyptian riot police firing tear gas and rubber bullets stormed into Cairo's Tahrir Square on Saturday to dismantle a protest tent camp, setting off clashes that injured at least 507 people and raising tensions days before the first elections since Hosni Mubarak's ouster...
Former Gadhafi heir apparent captured in southern Libya (11/20/11)
ZINTAN, Libya -- Moammar Gadhafi's former heir apparent Seif al-Islam was captured by revolutionary fighters in the southern desert Saturday just over a month after his father was killed, setting off joyous celebrations and closing the door on the possibility that the fugitive son could stoke further insurrection...
Bell City's Johnson signs to play volleyball at South Carolina State (11/20/11)
South Carolina State volleyball coach Donika Sutton discovered a gem during her trip to a Missouri Class 1 sectional volleyball match last season. Sutton, who is from Hayti, Mo., and was an assistant coach at South Carolina State last season, watched Bell City's Jasmine Johnson lead the Cubs into the state quarterfinal round last season...
Southeast Missouri State football team suffers heartbreaker in finale (11/20/11)
The Southeast Missouri State football team lost to Murray State 35-34 on Saturday.
Southeast Missouri State volleyball team's season ends in OVC tourney semifinals (11/20/11)
Top-seeded Morehead State defeated fourth-seeded Southeast in the semifinals of the six-team Ohio Valley Conference tournament Friday.
Peiffer sacks Southeast Missouri State football team's tackles record (11/20/11)
Southeast Missouri State junior linebacker Blake Peiffer set the school's single-season record for tackles with 151.
Southeast Missouri State women's basketball player Norman to miss season (11/20/11)
The Southeast Missouri State women's basketball team will be without one of its top players for the entire season. Southeast coach Ty Margenthaler announced Friday that junior guard Katie Norman will take a medical redshirt due to lingering back problems.
Southeast Missouri State men's basketball team's tough opening stretch concludes at Oregon (11/20/11)
The Southeast Missouri State men's basketball team will face the Pac-12's Oregon.
Franklin leads Missouri Tigers football team's rally past Texas Tech (11/20/11)
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Missouri pulled one out for the seniors. For coach Gary Pinkel, too. James Franklin accounted for four touchdowns and got the go-ahead score on a 9-yard run with 2 minutes, 22 seconds remaining to help Missouri, minus its suspended coach, rallied past Texas Tech 31-27 on Saturday...
Wild dump Blues in shootout (11/20/11)
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Mikko Koivu scored twice and Matt Cullen netted the winner in the shootout to help the Minnesota Wild beat the St. Louis Blues 3-2 on Saturday. Koivu tied the game with 1:38 to play with a power-play goal. He then scored in the shootout...
Not nearly as much on line in this meeting between Rams, Seahawks (11/20/11)
The Rams face Seattle for the first time since playing for the NFC West title last season
A heart for missions: Friese's compassion led her to Georgia (11/20/11)
Joanna Friese has a heart for others, and this past summer that compassion led her to a national mission opportunity in Georgia. Friese, 25, attended Southeast Missouri State University, where she received a degree in dietetics. Following graduation, she attended Southern Illinois University-Carbondale and completed a master's and internship program in community nutrition to become a registered dietitian. Soon, however, the Jackson native found herself looking into a summer mission opportunity...
You need never be alone (11/20/11)
The lady looked at me and smiled modestly. As I chose a table in a local restaurant I looked to see if she was alone. Did I know her? I'll call her Grace, since I had no idea who she was. Her withdrawn demeanor revealed that she disliked being by herself. As my husband and I proceeded with our meal, I sensed how she might feel. She kept glancing around the area and then down at her napkin...
Thanksgiving is about 'Thanks-living' (11/20/11)
Gentlemen, start your engines. No, it's not race day. It's not even preparation to drive to work or the latest vacation destination. It's time to get ready for Thanksgiving. Food, travel, daylong football and the launch of the great Christmas deals all accompany our Thanksgiving traditions. ...
Lemon meringue pie reimagined as a delicious, holiday cookie (11/20/11)
Start to finish: 2 hours (30 minutes active) Makes 3 dozen cookies 4 egg whites 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup sugar 8 ounces lemon curd Heat the oven to 200 F. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper. In a large bowl, combine the egg whites, cream of tartar and vanilla. Use an electric mixer to beat until the whites are foamy. Very slowly, while continuing to beat, add the sugar. Beat until the mixture is thick and glossy...
Enter the Season's Best holiday cookie contest (11/20/11)
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...
What gift will you get for your pets? (11/20/11)
LOS ANGELES -- Just over half of American pet owners will buy gifts for their pets this holiday season, and they'll spend an average of $46 on their animals, with toys and treats topping the list, according to a new AP-Petside.com poll. Sixty-eight percent of pets getting gifts can look forward to a toy, 45 percent to food or another treat, 8 percent new bedding, 6 percent clothing, 3 percent a leash, collar or harness and 3 percent new grooming products, the poll showed. ...
Pet of the Week (11/20/11)
Pet name: Babycake Owner: Fred and Sherry Lange Favorite activity: Babycake's favorite activity is to cuddle and give doggie kisses. ...
Adopt Macy (11/20/11)
Macy is a 6 year old Australian Shepherd. She is already spayed. Macy is available for adoption at The Humane Society 334-5837. ...
Adopt Houston (11/20/11)
Houston is a 6-month-old kitten who is friendly and likes to play. He loves to have his chin scratched has a great purr. For more information, contact Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Your Generosity (11/20/11)
McDonald's of Jackson hosted a DisAbility Awareness Night on Oct. 3. Melaina's Magical Playland received a percentage of profits from sales totaling more than $1,600. This night was part of the Jackson School District's DisAbility Awareness Week. Melaina Cunningham and Friends Park Fund has been raising money to build the area's first public all-inclusive/accessible playground to be in Cape County Park North. ...
FYI 11-20-11 (11/20/11)
St. Andrew Lutheran Church, 414 Grand Ave. in Scott City, will celebrate 160 years Nov. 20. It will provide a potluck meal. In commemoration of the event, the members of the church will be burying another time capsule after the time capsule from 2000 was unearthed. For more information, call Shirley Young at 573-264-2333 or email shirleyyoung1@gmail.com...
Batteries for Toys (11/20/11)
Johannes Auto Sales collected four batteries Nov. 15 and 16 for America Recycles Day. The company planned on making a donation to Cousin Carl's Christmas campaign for each battery it received. Johannes added to the total and donated $500 to the campaign. The campaign collects donations in monetary form or as donated toys. All the toys donated are given to the local children in needs...
A home meal away from home: Some places are open to help accomodate and to feed a large group (11/20/11)
Turkeys are in the roaster, dressing is in the oven, cranberry sauce is chilling in the refrigerator and the staff begins arriving at 6 a.m. This early morning isn't the schedule for most households on Thanksgiving morning, but for Blake Ackman and his family, it's a normal Thanksgiving day routine. ...
Awards (11/20/11)
Hannah Trautman and Savannah Lively received their Girl Scout Bronze Award for their storm drain stenciling project. After learning chemicals, cigarette butts, paint, trash and yard wastes take this path into waterways, spoiling them for people and wildlife, Hannah and Savannah wanted to raise the community awareness that only rainwater belongs in storm drains. ...
Eastern bluebird (11/20/11)
The eastern bluebird is Missouri's state bird. This small beautiful bird with its sweet distinctive voice is native to Missouri and remains in Southeast Missouri year-round. Its range extends through most of the eastern half of the U.S. and into Central America. It summers in a limited area of southern Canada and never appears in South America...
Detectives taking new look at Natalie Wood's death (11/20/11)
LOS ANGELES -- Natalie Wood's drowning death nearly 30 years ago came after a night of dinner, drinking and arguments but the question remains -- was it anything more than a tragic accident? Conflicting versions of what happened on the yacht shared by Wood, her actor-husband Robert Wagner and their friend, actor Christopher Walken, have contributed to the mystery of how Wood died Thanksgiving weekend in 1981...
Michael Schlosser (11/20/11)
ORAN, Mo. -- Michael J. Schlosser, 56, died Friday, Nov. 18, 2011 at his home in Oran. He was born Sept. 19, 1955, in Cape Girardeau to the late John E. and Bertilla Catherine Steimle Schlosser. Michael was a maintenance man with Nestle Purina Pet Care Co. in Bloomfield, Mo., as well as a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church in New Hamburg, Mo...
Judith Kester (11/20/11)
BLOOMSDALE, Mo. -- Judith Zita Kester, 67, of Bloomsdale died Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011, at her home. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Young and Sons Funeral Home. A prayer service will be held at 6 p.m. A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Concord Cemetery in Bloomsdale, with Patrick Kemper officiating...
James Marberry (11/20/11)
EAST CAPE GIRARDEAU, Ill. -- James H. Marberry, age 71, of East Cape Girardeau died at 2:55 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011, in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 7, 1940, in Cape Girardeau to Howard Andrew and Vera Hensley Marberry. He married Phyllis Ann Dunn on May 27, 1960...
Billy Chapman (11/20/11)
BENTON, Mo. -- Billy Dale Chapman, Jr., 44, of Benton died Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011, at his home. Visitation will be from 4 to 5 p.m. Saturday at Amick-Burnett Chapel in Benton. The funeral will be at 5 p.m. at the chapel, with the Rev. Dennis Lowe officiating...
Vera Choat (11/20/11)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Vera L. Choat, 75, of Cairo died Monday, Nov. 14, 2011, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call from noon until time of service Tuesday at the Klondike Holy Trinity Church of Deliverance in Cairo. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the church...
Russell Dakin (11/20/11)
Russell "Rusty" E. Dakin, 66, of Mounds, Ill., former Pulaski County sheriff, died Friday, Nov. 18, 2011, at the Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Jones Funeral Home in Villa Ridge, Ill. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with the Revs. Buddy Walls and Tom Bridges officiating...
Violet Heuer (11/20/11)
Violet A. Heuer, 81, of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, Nov. 18, 2011, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Douglas Breite officiating. Burial will follow in Cape County Memorial Park Cemetery in Cape Girardeau...
Nora Curry (11/20/11)
Nora Lizzie Curry, 88, of Chula Vista, Calif., died Monday, Nov. 14, 2011, at Sharp Memorial Hospital in San Diego. She was born Jan. 13, 1923, in Burfordville to Nole Archie and Lizzie L. Hendrickson Jenkins. Nora was married to Carl James Curry on Nov. 26, 1939. He died Oct. 15, 1983...
Births 11/20/11 (11/20/11)
Daughter to Robert Jason and Darcy Denton of Willow Springs, Ill., LaGrange Memorial Hospital, LaGrange, Ill., 9:30 a.m., Friday, Nov. 11, 2011. Name, Elizabeth Rose. Weight, 8 pounds, 1 ounce. Second child, first daughter. Mrs. Denton is the former Darcy Turner, daughter of Tom and Cinda Turner of Cadiz, Ky. She is a homemaker. Denton is the son of Robert and Barbara Denton of Jackson. He is a dispatcher for Spirit Trucking...
Naile - Garris (11/20/11)
BENTON, Mo. -- Lindsey Renee Naile and Jason Nathaniel Garris were married Sept. 3, 2011, at Deerfield Lodge in Cape Girardeau. The Rev. Kenny Bollinger performed the ceremony. Music was by Excaliber Sound, Dale and Debbie Patterson of Chaffee, Mo...
Dewitt - Kinder (11/20/11)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Phil and Teresa DeWitt of Sikeston announce the engagement of their daughter, Leanna Gracyn DeWitt, to Joel Christopher Kinder, both of Sikeston. He is the son of Elwood and Roshelle Kinder of Sikeston. DeWitt is a 2003 graduate of Kelly High School and received a master of arts degree in school counseling from Southeast Missouri State University in 2009. She works for Sikeston Public Schools...
Whitlow - Ross (11/20/11)
Dean and Susan Whitlow of Jackson announce the engagement of their daughter, Deanna Michelle Whitlow, to Garrett Ray Ross, both of Poplar Bluff, Mo. He is the son of Patrick and Clara Ross of Golden, Colo., and Jim and Lynette Willard Sr. of Williamsville, Mo...
McNeely - Schermann (11/20/11)
Daryl and Nancy McNeely of Jackson announce the engagement of their daughter, Leslie Kate McNeely, to Clayton Schmuke Schermann, both of New Orleans, La. He is the son of Paul and Sarah Schermann of Cape Girardeau. McNeely is a 2005 graduate of Jackson High School. ...
Sims-Deneke (11/20/11)
Carla Sims of Cape Girardeau announces the engagement of her daughter, Jessica Leigh Sims of Cape Girardeau, to Joshua Adam Deneke of Cape Girardeau. He is the son of Larry and Diana Deneke of Whitewater. Sims received a bachelor's degree in psychology from Southeast Missouri State University in 2004 and graduated from Southeast Health College of Nursing and Health Sciences in 2007. She is a registered radiologic technologist at Cape Radiology in Cape Girardeau...
Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's report 11/20/11 (11/20/11)
The Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Department released the following. Arrests do not imply guilt. DWI Arrests...
Cape Girardeau police report 11/20/11 (11/20/11)
Cape Girardeau The Cape Girardeau Police Department released the following. Arrests do not imply guilt. Arrests Summonses Assaults Burglary Thefts Property damage Miscellaneous Cape Girardeau County...
Jackson police and fire report for 11/20/11 (11/20/11)
Jackson The Jackson Police Department released the following. Arrests do not imply guilt. Property damage Miscellaneous Jackson Firefighters responded to the following calls Thursday: Firefighters responded to the following calls Friday:...
Out of the past 11/20/11 (11/20/11)
The Christmas season has arrived; Union Electric employees are busy stringing garland and lights along Broadway and Main Street. An organization designed to help meet social, emotional, educational and political needs of homosexual students at Southeast Missouri State University has been recognized as an official campus organization; the Student Senate, a part of the university's Student Government, voted 11-6 on Nov. 3 to recognize the Gay and Lesbian Student Association...
School menus 11-21 to 11-25 (11/20/11)
MONDAY--Chili dog with cheese or turkey & cheese on bun, candied carrots, pineapple. TUESDAY--Cheeseburger or ham & cheese on bun, fries, pears. WEDNESDAY-FRIDAY--No classes. MONDAY--Ham/turkey hoagie, baked potato, fresh carrots, applesauce...
Salaries for county officeholders (11/20/11)
Our elected county officials who comprise the salary commission would like everyone to know that they don't set their own salaries. There's truth to that. And a little spin, too. On Nov. 3, the salary commission authorized a 3.5 percent salary increase for the offices that are next up for election. That's a simple sentence that comes with a fair amount of complexity...
Speak Out 11/20/11 (11/20/11)
IT should be cheaper to take public transportation to work and back than it is to own a car. Not the other way around. THIS should change now if not sooner. Missouri is one of a handful of states not requiring educators to report allegations of sex abuse within their institutions directly to the police...
Prayer 11/20/11 (11/20/11)
O Lord Jesus, surrounded by your glory we praise your name. Amen.
Wildlife Hotline Now Open for Wildlife Conflicts (11/20/11)
The Wildlife Hotline was put together by a group of wildlife rehabilitators in the Missouri and Illinois area to offer assistance with wildlife conflicts. When you call the hotline you will be connected with a wildlife specialist who is available to answer questions regarding all of our native wild animals, help you determine if an animal is in need of rescue, find a local rehab center for you, and explain your legal rights within the Wildlife Code...
Parker to run again for 8th district seat (11/20/11)
Bob Parker, the rancher from the small town of Raymondville, Missouri is throwing his hat in the 8th district congressional ring again. His 2010 bid for the seat earned him 35% of the Republican primary vote across the district against 15 year encumbent Rep. Jo Ann Emerson...
Wyatt's 8lb catfish! (11/20/11)
In our pond, Wyatt caught this 8lb catfish with his Cars fishing pole.
Wyatt's catfish (11/20/11)
Wyatt's catfish he caught in our pond.
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