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Stories from Sunday, January 29, 2012

Cape Girardeau City Council to review $237 million improvement program (01/29/12)
Over the years, Cape Girardeau's capital improvements program has often served as foreshadowing for things to come. The Shawnee Park Center, the Fountain Street Extension, Siemers Drive and the Cape Splash Family Aquatic Center all began as line items in the long-range planning guide that lays out future community and neighborhood projects...
Group to fight deer hunting in Cape Girardeau city limits (01/29/12)
In November, Cape Girardeau city manager Scott Meyer appointed a seven-person committee to take a look at allowing trained bow hunters in the city limits to thin the ever-expanding deer herd. Now, a group that calls itself Cape Friends of Wildlife is organizing to serve as the counterpoint...
36 teams of high schoolers compete in robotics competition (01/29/12)
A robot battle took over the Arena Building on Saturday in Cape Girardeau as 36 teams of high school students competed in the final of three qualifiers for the FIRST Tech Challenge robotics competition state championship. Construction of the robots begins months in advance for most teams, shortly after they receive a kit containing software, motors, sensors, controllers, gears and other building materials...
Bluegrass festival attendance surpass expectation (01/29/12)
Bluegrass fans of all ages were delighted as several local and national bands performed Thursday through Saturday at the three-day Bootheel Bluegrass Festival held at the Bavarian Halle in Jackson. This was the seventh consecutive year for the festival, which has been gaining more momentum over time due to advertising and the ability to promote online...
Danny Essner receives Limbaugh award at Cape Chamber event (01/29/12)
More than 660 people came out to celebrate the success of local businesses Friday at the Cape Girardeau Area Chamber of Commerce annual dinner. Banker Danny Essner, physical therapy center Premier Rehab and United Way communications director Heather Short were recognized with awards during the event held at the Show Me Center...
Rick Vandeven to run again in 8th District (01/29/12)
Rick Vandeven, the Chaffee, Mo., Libertarian has announced his intention to run again for the U.S. House in the hopes of unseating longtime incumbent U.S. Rep. Jo Ann Emerson. Vandeven ran against Emerson, Democrat Tommy Sowers and Independent Larry Bill in 2010, though Emerson ultimately ran away with the victory with 66 percent of the vote. Emerson intends to seek her ninth term. She also will face Republican Bob Parker in an August primary for the 8th District seat...
Naeger exits state Senate race (01/29/12)
Saying that the tumult of the ongoing redistricting has created too much uncertainty, Perryville, Mo., Republican Pat Naeger has dropped out of the race for Missouri Senate.
Boat hits Eggner Ferry Bridge in Aurora, Ky. (01/29/12)
The motor vessel Delta Mariner sits in Kentucky Lake on Friday as a section of paved road and twisted steel truss, formerly part of the Eggner Ferry Bridge, lies on its front, in Aurora, Ky. The Delta Mariner struck the bridge Thursday night, causing a more than 300-foot span of the bridge to collapse.
HealthPoint in Cape Girardeau evacuated Friday due to fumes (01/29/12)
Southeast HealthPoint Plaza in Cape Girardeau was evacuated Friday morning after cleaning chemicals accidentally mixed in the facility's laundry room caused a reaction creating noxious fumes.
County Road 229 closure not yet approved (01/29/12)
On Thursday the Southeast Missourian reported the Cape Girardeau County Commission had already approved the closure of a part of County Road 229 due to reports of illegal activity in the isolated rural area. The closure hasn't yet been approved. A public hearing is scheduled for Feb. 6 during the county commission's meeting...
Jewelry stolen from Cape Girardeau J.C. Penney (01/29/12)
Cape Girardeau police are investigating a burglary at J.C. Penney. Police spokesman Jason Selzer said a suspect forced open a side door to the store, ran in and stole jewelry from a jewelry case around 4 a.m. Saturday. The suspect was in and out of the store in about two minutes, he said. Police are waiting for the store to do an inventory to get an accurate account of the specific jewelry that was taken. No one is in custody and a suspect has not been identified...
Friday crashes cause traffic trouble on Interstate 55 at Cape Girardeau (01/29/12)
Interstate 55 was the site of six accidents in Cape Girardeau Friday, four in the morning caused by icy roads and two shortly after lunch -- the latter which closed the southbound lane to traffic for 45 minutes, police said.
Central High School hosts events for United We Read in February (01/29/12)
Central High School is hosting events in February for its annual citywide read celebration. United We Read began in 2002 and promotes literacy in the school district and community. Book talks are held by the school's students and staff during the celebration, and a selected book is honored...
Students return to Blanchard this week (01/29/12)
Students return to classes Monday at Blanchard Elementary after being out of the building due to a fire that damaged the school at the start of December. Cape Girardeau School District superintendent Dr. Jim Welker said regular bus routes and schedules will resume...
Event raises funds to send Southeast performing arts students to New York (01/29/12)
FRED LYNCH ~ flynch@semissourian.com Carly Earl of St. Charles, Mo. and Caleb Schaaf of Perryville, Mo. ...
Bargain shoppers browse indoor garage sale (01/29/12)
LAURA SIMON ~ lsimon@semissourian.com Shirlene Deneke waits as Logan Wendel, 5, plays with a tower crane Saturday, January 28, 2012 during the winter garage sale at the Osage Centre in Cape Girardeau. People had the chance to browse for bargains from 72 booths during the indoor sale....
Man rescues girl stuck in mud (01/29/12)
The Cape Girardeau Fire Department dispatched two water rescue units Saturday following a call that a young girl had fallen into the Mississippi River and a man had entered the water to rescue her, but rescuers found a different situation when they arrived on scene...
Highway 91 to close for bridge repairs (01/29/12)
Highway 91 in Stoddard County will be closed from Route CC to Route P while the Missouri Department of Transportation performs bridge repairs. The work will be done from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. For more information, contact MoDOT's Customer Service Center at 1-888-275-6636 or visit www.modot.org/southeast...
I-55 reduced for pavement repairs (01/29/12)
North- and southbound Interstate 55 in Cape Girardeau County will be reduced to one lane for pavement repairs starting at 8 a.m. Monday. Missouri Department of Transportation crews are expected to finish at 9 a.m. Tuesday. This section of road is between the on and off ramps of I-55 at Route K...
Club news (01/29/12)
Twenty-one members attended the Jan. 12 meeting of the American Legion Auxiliary. Members read their 2012 predictions from fortune cookies. Fern Schimme and Barbara Yallaly served lunch before the meeting. Tina Bill won the attendance prize, and Arlinda McElreath won the 50/50 drawing...
After 70 years, right-to-work affect still unclear (01/29/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- The battle over the right-to-work issue may be reaching a conclusion in Indiana as the state prepares to adopt its law, but the argument over exactly what the measure means for a state's economy is likely to rage on, unresolved, as it has for 70 years...
California passes new auto emission rules (01/29/12)
SAN FRANCISCO -- Seeking to influence other states and Washington, California air regulators passed sweeping auto emission standards Friday that include a mandate to have 1.4 million electric and hybrid vehicles on state roads by 2025. The California Air Resources Board unanimously approved the new rules that require that one in seven of the new cars sold in the state in 2025 be an electric or other zero-emission vehicle...
GOP insiders rise up to cut Gingrich down to size (01/29/12)
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Republican insiders are rising up to cut Newt Gingrich down to size, testament to the GOP establishment's fear that the mercurial candidate could lead the party to disaster this fall. The gathering criticisms are bitingly sharp, as if edged by a touch of panic, a remarkable development considering the target once was speaker of the House and will go down in history as leader of the Republicans' 1994 return to power in Congress. ...
Tear gas used on Occupy protesters (01/29/12)
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Oakland police used tear gas and "flash" grenades Saturday to break up hundreds of Occupy protesters after some demonstrators started throwing rocks and flares at officers and tearing down fencing. Three officers were hurt and 19 people were arrested, the Oakland Police Department said in a news release. No details on the officers' injuries were released...
College presidents wary of Obama cost-control plan (01/29/12)
WASHINGTON -- Fuzzy math, Illinois State University's president called it. "Political theater of the worst sort," said the University of Washington's head. President Barack Obama's new plan to force colleges and universities to contain tuition or face losing federal dollars is raising alarm among education leaders who worry about the threat of government overreach. ...
St. Louis hosts first big parade on Iraq War's end (01/29/12)
ST. LOUIS -- Looking around at the tens of thousands of people waving American flags and cheering, Army Maj. Rich Radford was moved that so many braved a cold January wind Saturday in St. Louis to honor people like him: Iraq War veterans. The parade, borne out of a simple conversation between two St. Louis friends a month ago, was the nation's first big welcome-home for veterans of the war since the last troops were withdrawn from Iraq in December...
Today in History (01/29/12)
Today is Sunday, Jan. 29, the 29th day of 2012. There are 337 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 29, 1845, Edgar Allan Poe's poem "The Raven" was first published in the New York Evening Mirror. On this date: In 1820, Britain's King George III died at Windsor Castle...
British police arrest five in tabloid probe (01/29/12)
LONDON -- The criminal investigation into British tabloid skulduggery turned full force on a second Rupert Murdoch publication Saturday, with the arrest of four current and former journalists from The Sun on suspicion of bribing police. A serving police officer was also held, and authorities searched the newspaper's offices as part an investigation into illegal payments for information...
Afghans blast French plan to withdraw troops early (01/29/12)
KABUL, Afghanistan -- France's plans to withdraw its combat troops from Afghanistan a year early drew harsh words Saturday in the Afghan capital, with critics accusing French President Nicolas Sarkozy of putting domestic politics ahead of Afghans' safety...
Defense asks pro-reform leader ElBaradei to testify in Mubarak trial (01/29/12)
CAIRO -- A lawyer for Egypt's former interior minister asked the court Saturday to have Nobel Peace Prize laureate and pro-reform leader Mohamed ElBaradei testify as a witness in his client's defense. Mohammed el-Gendi, an attorney for Habib el-Adly, said ElBaradei could testify that security forces from the Interior Ministry protected him and ensured he arrived home safely during the most violent day of the uprising that ousted President Hosni Mubarak...
IMF chief presses for more cash to fight crisis (01/29/12)
DAVOS, Switzerland -- The head of the International Monetary Fund appeared to be making headway Saturday in her drive to boost the institution's financial firepower so that it can help Europe prevent its crippling debt crisis from further damaging the global economy...
Arab League ends observer mission in Syria over violence (01/29/12)
BEIRUT -- The Arab League halted its observer mission in Syria on Saturday because of escalating violence that killed nearly 100 people the past three days, as pro-Assad forces battled dissident soldiers in a belt of suburbs on the eastern edge of Damascus in the most intense fighting yet so close to the capital...
High school roundup: Perryvills teams sweep St. Vincent in Mayor's Cup events (01/29/12)
All the scores from Saturday that were reported to the Southeast Missourian.
Cape Central boys basketball team's Tisdell too much inside for Poplar Bluff (01/29/12)
The Cape Central boys basketball team shot 62 percent in their 54-38 victory over host Poplar Bluff on Friday.
Reddin sparks Notre Dame boys basketball team past Jackson (01/29/12)
The Notre Dame boys basketball team defeated visiting Jackson 69-59 on Friday.
Leopold boys basketball team barely fends off Oran's late rally (01/29/12)
The Leopold boys basketball team did just enough to defeat visiting Oran 67-65 on Friday.
High school roundup: Bohnert's 32 points help Saxony Lutheran boys basketball team down Naylor (01/29/12)
All the scores from Friday that were reported to the Southeast Missourian.
Southeast Missouri State women's basketball team falls to 0-9 on road with loss at UT-Martin (01/29/12)
The Southeast Missouri State women's basketball team was outscored 55-22 in the second half and fell to host Tennessee-Martin 88-47 on Saturday.
Southeast Missouri State roundup: ND grad Schnurbusch breaks own indoor pole vault record at Indiana Relays (01/29/12)
News from around the world of Southeast Missouri State athletics.
Missouri men's basketball team regroups after road loss, holds off Texas Tech 63-50 (01/29/12)
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- It was far from a triumphant homecoming for No. 2 Missouri. Still, coach Frank Haith concentrated on the bottom line after a shaky 63-50 victory over Texas Tech on Saturday that didn't quite flush away all the sour taste from an upset loss at Oklahoma State three days earlier...
Area calendar 1/29/12 (01/29/12)
Baseball Coach needed: The Jackson Senior Babe Ruth baseball program is looking for a coach. Info: Mark Winder, 225-6066. Jackson league: The Jackson baseball league will hold registration at the Jackson Community Room at the Jackson Public Library. Registration sessions will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 25, 1 to 5 p.m. Feb. 26 and 6 to 9 p.m. Feb. 29. Registrations also are accepted at jblbaseball.org. Info: Mark Winder, 225-6066...
Pet of the week (01/29/12)
Pet Name: Shelby Owner: Brandon and Vanessa Rottmayer Favorite activity: Shelby loves to run around the apartment while tossing around her toys. ...
We are all a work in progress (01/29/12)
It is the end of January, and my local gym is thinning out. In fact, all the stuff I wanted to organize in the new year is still sitting where it was at the end of December. Still, I'm not certain which is worse, the fact that my stuff I wanted to organize is unorganized or that the list of goals I wanted to make for the new year is still a work in progress...
Control your mind and you'll control your life (01/29/12)
"It's drizzling outside and dreary," the man said. True, the weather was unfriendly -- but was it actually dreary? That description is a matter of opinion. In addition to the drizzle and somewhat cold day, a curtain of fog hovered in the atmosphere. Everywhere I went, someone commented on the so-called "dreary" day. Consequently they assumed a bleak outlook...
Professor ministers to Southeast students, trains Romanian pastors (01/29/12)
College is a challenging time for students intellectually and spiritually. Dr. Bruce Gentry works with students on both levels as a campus minster and professor at Southeast Missouri State University. In addition to teaching, Gentry serves as the director of the Baptist Student Center. He described serving in his various roles as "unique."...
Adopt Chatty (01/29/12)
Chatty is a two-year-old Siamese Mix. She is quite the talker and extremely friendly. Chatty would be a wonderful companion. ...
Tips to keep pets safe in winter (01/29/12)
LOS ANGELES -- If you are too cold to be outside without a coat, your dog probably is too. If your cat eats just one of your acetaminophen cold or flu pills, it could be fatal. Those are just a few of the tips experts offer to keep pets safe this winter. Here are some other basic cold-weather precautions with pets from experts and animal welfare organizations...
Tickets on sale for Larry Hillis Dodge Touring Pro PBR (01/29/12)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Tickets for the annual Larry Hillis Dodge Touring Pro PBR event are now on sale. The event will be 7:30 p.m. March 9 and 10 at the Black River Coliseum. Bull riders on the tour compete for points to qualify for the PBR Finals in Las Vegas, Nev. The event will also feature "top name" bulls, according to box office manager Subrina Berger...
Adopt Nala and Cenna (01/29/12)
Nala & Cenna are 1 year old. They are both available for adoption at the Humane Society 334-5837. Nala & Cenna are 1 year old. They are both available for adoption at the Humane Society 334-5837....
Your Generosity 1-29-12 (01/29/12)
SoutheastHEALTH Auxiliary donated $40,000 toward the garden project at the Southeast Cancer Center. The auxiliary made the donation at its annual luncheon Jan. 19 at Southeast Hospital. Pictured from left are SoutheastHEALTH president and CEO Wayne Smith, auxiliary treasurer Bob Matthews and SoutheastHEALTH executive vice president Jim Limbaugh...
Awards/Accomplishments (01/29/12)
Southeast HealthPoint Fitness and Rehab earned the 2011 Business of the Year Award from the Jackson Chamber of Commerce at its annual dinner Jan. 13. Southeast assumed ownership and operation of Main Street Fitness in 1995. The Jackson facility added physical therapy and rehabilitation services in 2002...
FYI 1-29-12 (01/29/12)
The Scott County Women in Agriculture will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the USDA Center, 6458 State Highway 77, Benton, Mo. Darlene Carroll will give a presentation on candy making. All women are invited to attend. Participants do not have to be involved in farming, but this may be the group for those who share an interest in gardening, cooking, farming, family activities, helping the community, etc. ...
Gordonville Grill donates to local charities in 2011 (01/29/12)
In 2011, Gordonville Grill created a program, 10 percent Tuesday community night. Every Tuesday in 2011 Gordonville Grill donated 10 percent of its gross sales to a local not-for-profit organization. In the first year, it donated $10,123 to 45 local charities. In 2011 alone, Gordonville Grill donated $12,733 to local not-for-profits in Southeast Missouri. Gordonville Grill plans on continuing its mission to support local not-for-profits in 2012 through the Tuesday night program...
Local Aktion Club helps disabled serve others (01/29/12)
Jackson resident Tyler Smith has wanted to help his fellow man and community, but disabilities have limited the 25-year-old's options for service. Now that an Aktion Club has been formed in this area, Smith and other adults with disabilities can be a part of a service organization and serve their community...
European black slug not a Missouri native (01/29/12)
There are many different kinds and sizes of slugs throughout the world, and several kinds can be found in Missouri. The nonnative European black slug shown here is of average size at about one inch long. I took this photo of a black slug eating on the rim of a bracket fungus (shelf fungus) on the foggy afternoon of Jan. ...
Lonnie Harris (01/29/12)
DELTA, Mo. — Lonnie E. Harris, 65, of Delta died Friday, Jan. 27, 2012. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee, Mo.
Joyce Bradshaw (01/29/12)
ANNA, Ill. -- Joyce Beasley Bradshaw, 81, of Anna passed away at 6:20 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Joyce was born Nov. 23, 1930, at McClure, Ill., daughter of the late Thomas R. Beasley and Elizabeth Burden Beasley...
Loretta Elfrink (01/29/12)
HOLYOKE, Mass. -- Loretta Louise Elfrink, 87, of Holyoke, Mass., formerly of Leopold, Mo., passed into eternal life Jan. 24, 2012, at the Daughters of the Heart of Mary retirement home in Holyoke. She was born Aug. 7, 1924, near Laflin, Mo., the daughter of Fred W. and Louise Ann Anger Elfrink...
Ruth Ford (01/29/12)
ANNA, Ill. -- Anna Ruth Rink Ford, 72, of Anna died Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. She was born on Jan. 3, 1940, in Cairo, Ill., the daughter of Francis and Anna Marie Bucher Rink. Ruth graduated from Cairo High School in 1957. On June 7, 1958, at St. Patrick's Church in Cairo, she married Bill Ford and they shared more than 53 happy years together...
Domian - Qashta (01/29/12)
Kathleen Theresa Marie "Katie" Domian and Mohammad Hussein Deeb Qashta were married Sept. 30, 2011, at the Sunken Garden in Oak Knoll Park in Clayton, Mo. Bishop Frederick Joseph Sansone of St. Louis performed the ceremony. Bible readings were given by Annie Domian and Greg Domian of St. Louis. Amanda Dumey of Springfield, Mo., was soloist. Music was provided by Serenade Strings quartet...
Vangennip - Pulley (01/29/12)
Jamie Christine VanGennip and Jeffery Alan Pulley exchanged wedding vows Jan. 12, 2012, on Kapalua Beach in Maui, Hawaii. Pia Aluli performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Shirley VanGennip of Jackson and James VanGennip of Advance, Mo. The groom is the son of Gene and Judy Pulley of Cape Girardeau...
Montgomery - Murphy (01/29/12)
Holly Louise Montgomery and Ryan William Murphy were married Oct. 8, 2011, at The Ruins in Tower Grove Park in St. Louis. Bishop Fred Sansone performed the ceremony. Music was by Landolfi Strings. The bride is the daughter of Malcolm and Patty Montgomery of Cape Girardeau. The groom is the son of Keith and Mary Murphy of Auburn, N.Y...
Bailey - Puchbauer (01/29/12)
Brittany Lynne Bailey and Aaron Matthew Puchbauer were married Aug. 20, 2011, at Christ the King Church in Springfield, Ill. The Rev. Peter Witchousky performed the ceremony. Readers were Ethan Puchbauer of Jackson and Connor Bock of Oak Ridge, cousins of the groom...
Rainey - Thompson (01/29/12)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Jim and Melinda Rainey of Advance announce the engagement of their daughter, Leslie Jean Rainey, to Brent Harvey Thompson. He is the son of Lynn and Mary Jo Thompson of Advance. Rainey is a 2005 graduate of Advance High School. She received a bachelor of science degree in business administration from Southeast Missouri State University in 2009. She is employed at Bank of Advance...
Foltz - Presser (01/29/12)
Lynn Burns of Jackson and Jim and Traci Foltz of Sedgewickville, Mo., announce the engagement of their daughter, Mandie Rose Foltz, to Brent William Presser. He is the son of Bill and Tina Presser of Cape Girardeau. Foltz is a 2004 graduate of Jackson High School. ...
Loehndorf - Stone (01/29/12)
Dan and Lanie Zimmermann of Milwaukee, Wis., announce the engagement of their daughter, Melanie Hope Loehndorf, to Joseph Garret Stone. He is the son of Bill and Shelly Stone of Jackson. Loehndorf expects to receive a bachelor of science degree in nutritional sciences from the University of Missouri-Columbia in May...
Hoffman - Luttrull (01/29/12)
Wesley and Rebecca Hoffman of Altenburg, Mo., announce the engagement of their daughter, Meredith Hoffman, to Kyle Luttrull. He is the son of Perry and Sheila Luttrull of Jackson. Hoffman attended Saxony Lutheran High School and Southeast Missouri State University. She is employed by city of Cape Girardeau Parks and Recreation Department...
Heisserer - 60 Years (01/29/12)
Mr. and Mrs. Louis A. "Butch" Heisserer of Scott City celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a dinner Oct. 6, 2011, at their home. Hosts were their children. Heisserer and Alene V. Raines were married Oct. 6, 1951, at Kelso, Mo. The couple has eight children, Connie Payne of Clarksville, Tenn., Ralph Heisserer of Kelso, Chris Heisserer of Advance, Mo., Tom Heisserer of Kelso, Dennis Heisserer of Chaffee, Mo., Greg Heisserer of Scott City, the late Mary Heisserer, and Douglas Heisserer of Missoula, Mont. ...
Fowler - 50 Years (01/29/12)
LA FORGE, Mo. -- Mr. and Mrs. Ray Fowler of La Forge, near New Madrid, Mo., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Jan. 27 with a dinner party hosted by their children. Fowler and Carolyn Prince were married Jan. 27, 1962, at Evergreen Baptist Church in Marston, Mo...
Cape Girardeau police report 1/29/12 (01/29/12)
Cape Girardeau fire report 1/29/12 (01/29/12)
Jackson police and fire report 1/29/12 (01/29/12)
Firefighters responded to the following call Friday:...
Out of the past 1/29/12 (01/29/12)
A man is shot and killed by a federal marshal in the morning after he apparently kidnapped a Scott City postal employee; the shooting takes place at about 11:27 a.m. on Mount Auburn Road, adjacent to Doctors' Park. Area volunteers involved with the University of Missouri Extension Service make presentations to the Missouri University Board of Curators at the board's monthly meeting; the January meeting is held here as part of curators' efforts to meet around the state and gather input from alumni and citizens.. ...
School menus Jan. 30 - Feb. 3 (01/29/12)
MONDAY--Homestyle chicken bites or ham & cheese on bun, vegetable blend with cheese, mixed fruit cup, chewy oatmeal cherry cookie. TUESDAY--Crispito with nacho cheese sauce or turkey & cheese on bun, corn, pears. WEDNESDAY--Cheesy baked lasagna casserole or turkey & cheese on bun, candied carrots, roll, cinnamon applesauce...
Thank you, Lynwood (01/29/12)
If you haven't yet done so, we highly suggest you check out the photo gallery of the 30-foot-long banana split being served up to the Blanchard students last week. The photos, which can be found at semissourian.com, were quite a treat as the children indulged in something of a goodbye party to their temporary classrooms. Twenty-five volunteers from the church served up the ice cream treats...
Recognizing Central dancers (01/29/12)
Dear former members and sponsors of the Cape Girardeau Central Tiger Dancers and Pom Squad:Whether an alum or current member of the Tiger Dancers or Pom Squad, you are a part of a long-standing tradition at Central. The Pom Squad began in 1974, a year after girls competitive sports returned to Central. ...
Speak Out 1/29/12 (01/29/12)
"DUB" Suedekum's letter to the editor about the recognition of the 1954 state champion Central High School basketball team was heartwarming and brought back many memories, all of them positive. GOVERNOR Nixon says that state universities should cut administrative staff and overhead in order to meet budget cuts in higher education. ...
Prayer 1/29/12 (01/29/12)
O Lord Jesus, we lift our hands to you in praise. Amen.
Cape Rock Friends (01/29/12)
Usually 10 to 12 deer visitors early morning and just at dusk to keep two Westies energized.
Explaining the Rules (01/29/12)
One of the judges goes over the rules for waiting participants at the annual FTC Robotics Tournament held at the Arena Park on Saturday.
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