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Stories from Sunday, February 26, 2012

County to weigh in on Fruitland annexation Monday (02/26/12)
Fruitland residents will find out Monday how the Cape Girardeau County Commission is leaning on the annexation issue. The commission will discuss a letter that could, among other things, suggest changes in the proposed boundaries. On the commission's agenda under routine business is a letter written by Presiding Commissioner Clint Tracy in reply to the petition that holds 79 percent of Fruitland residents' signatures. ...
Cape Girardeau School Board to vote on dress code policy Monday (02/26/12)
Two public forums, several school board meetings, two surveys, some proposal revisions and hundreds of classroom conversations, emails, Speak Out comments and Facebook posts later, time is drawing nearer to Monday night, when school board members will make a decision on a dress code policy for Cape Girardeau public school students...
Urban deer hunting opponents to speak to committee at forum (02/26/12)
In Interstate 55's median, sunlight beats down on a dead buck. Nuisance abatement supervisor Ty Metzger approaches it, armed with a wooden plank. Maimed and antlerless, the deer's lifeless eyes stare at Metzger as he and officer Ben Rhymer, both of the Cape Girardeau Police Department, contemplate how they intend to get it out of the median...
Cape police arrest man for drugs after chase through apartment building (02/26/12)
A search warrant executed Wednesday morning by the SEMO Drug Task Force and Cape Girardeau police led to a chase through an apartment building. According to a news release from the Cape Girardeau Police Department, a search of Nathan E. Smith's apartment at 509 Bellevue St. uncovered drug paraphernalia, suspected cocaine and marijuana...
Procter & Gamble layoffs won't affect local plant (02/26/12)
A plan by Procter & Gamble to trim its workforce by 10 percent, or 5,700 employees, won't result in any job losses in Cape Girardeau. Bob McDonald, the company's board president and CEO, spoke about the company's plan to reduce costs by $10 billion Thursday at the Consumer Analyst Group of New York Conference...
Candidate filing likely to begin Tuesday (02/26/12)
Missouri's county clerks and political candidates are preparing for the filing period to start as scheduled Tuesday, now that it seems all but certain a last-minute move by lawmakers to push back the deadline won't happen. And that leaves state Senate hopefuls with a decision -- file Tuesday in hopes of getting the prized top spot on ballots or wait to make sure the boundaries of their districts won't change as the redistricting madness continues...
Patton man stabbed in domestic dispute (02/26/12)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- A Patton man was in custody Saturday and another was in the hospital following what police describe as a domestic dispute that ended in a stabbing. Lawrence Schanda, 38, was in custody at the Bollinger County Jail on Saturday awaiting charges that police expected to be filed Sunday...
Southeast Missourian's Paul Walker receives Silver Medal Award at annual ADDY banquet (02/26/12)
During his 45 years in the advertising business, Paul Walker has worked in just about every segment of the industry. Walker was presented the Tri-State Advertising and Marketing Professionals' Silver Medal Award on Friday during the group's annual ADDY Awards banquet. One hundred forty people attended...
Great Outdoor Sports Show fills Show Me Center (02/26/12)
Visitors filled the Show Me Center this weekend for this year's The Great Outdoor Sports Show to look at hunting equipment, outdoor clothing, boats, campers, outdoor sports vehicles, resort information and fishing guides. Event coordinator Carolyn Asmus said Saturday that she didn't have exact numbers for how many people have gone through the show this year, but it's been close to the attendance from previous years, which have averaged about 5,000 people, she said. The show began in 1987...
Mississippi County to get funds for ditch cleanup (02/26/12)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Mississippi County has a half dozen ditches it can clean out with a new round of federal funding. Mississippi County commissioners identified during their regular meeting Thursday six ditches maintained by the county they will seek Emergency Watershed Protection program funding for from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service...
Martin Luther King Jr. Peace Walk held Saturday (02/26/12)
FRED LYNCH ~ flynch@semissourian.com About 40 people participated in the second annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. ...
Uniform expert talks about dress code implementation and cost (02/26/12)
Matt Buesing knows uniforms inside and out: He was a member of the Middle Township, N.J., school board when the district was one of the first in the state to go to a uniform policy. He has since served as a consultant for hundreds of school districts throughout the country as they create and implement their own policies. Buesing is the school marketing coordinator for French Toast, a New York-based uniform manufacturing company that supplies only to retailers...
Mexican firm buys Poplar Bluff factory, plans to expand (02/26/12)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Mid Continent Steel and Wire, Inc. of Poplar Bluff will expand production and add 100 jobs, the new owners from Mexico announced Thursday. "We have a short-term objective of increasing the production capacity to 100,000 tons per year," said Raul Guiterrez, one of the three brothers who own DEACERO, based in Monterrey, Mexico. "This will be 40 percent more than our present capacity."...
I-55 in Scott County reduced for pavement repairs (02/26/12)
Interstate 55 from Route M at Scott City to Route 77 in Scott County will be reduced to one lane this week as Missouri Department of Transportation crews perform pavement repairs. Weather permitting, the work will be done from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily Monday through Friday. The work zone will be marked with signs. Motorists are urged to use caution while traveling near the area...
Club news (02/26/12)
The Town and Country FCE Club held a Valentine's Party for the students at Cottonwood Residential Treatment Center on Feb. 13. Following the party, members took bingo prizes to the Lutheran Home. Mary Klaproth gave members the FCE tour information for 2012: Tours are planned to The Muny in St. Louis, to see "Chicago" on June 26; to see "The Sound of Music" at Stages in Kirkwood, Mo., on Aug. 8; and to see Carl Hurley, humorist, in Draffenville, Ky., on Sept. 8...
States called on to restore anti-smoking funds (02/26/12)
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Steve Panetta smoked for 34 years, the last 10 at a three-pack-a-day clip. He watched his father die from lung cancer and his stepfather struggle with emphysema. He tried quitting six times before a state-funded cessation program helped him beat the habit in 2002...
S&P 500 hits highest point since June 2008 (02/26/12)
NEW YORK -- A two-point gain was enough to push the Standard & Poor's 500 index to its highest level since June 2008, three months before the collapse of Lehman Brothers and the darkest days of the financial crisis. The S&P 500 index closed at 1,365.74, beating its 2011 closing high by two points...
Today in History (02/26/12)
Today is Sunday, Feb. 26, the 57th day of 2012. There are 309 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 26, 1962, after becoming the first American to orbit the Earth, astronaut John Glenn told a joint meeting of Congress, "Exploration and the pursuit of knowledge have always paid dividends in the long run."...
2 U.S. troops shot in Kabul; NATO pulls out workers (02/26/12)
KABUL, Afghanistan -- A gunman killed two American military advisers with shots to the back of the head Saturday inside a heavily guarded ministry building, and NATO ordered military workers out of Afghan ministries as protests raged for a fifth day over the burning of copies of the Quran at a U.S. Army base...
Violence across Syria on eve of constitution vote (02/26/12)
DAMASCUS, Syria -- Syria defied international calls to halt attacks on rebel enclaves as at least 89 people were killed nationwide Saturday on the eve of a constitutional referendum that the opposition sees as a ploy by President Bashar Assad's regime...
Central boys basketball team beats Poplar Bluff for second consecutive district title (02/26/12)
The top-seeded Tigers routed second-seeded Poplar Bluff 58-28 in the Class 5 District 1 final Friday night at Jackson High School.
Jackson girls basketball team ends Poplar Bluff's district reign (02/26/12)
The Indians defeated Poplar Bluff 58-39 to claim the Class 5 District 1 title on their home floor Friday night.
Dexter girls make it back-to-back district basketball titles over Notre Dame (02/26/12)
The Bearcats never trailed after the first quarter on their way to a 62-38 win.
Sikeston boys romp past rival Notre Dame to claim district basketball title (02/26/12)
Sikeston, the No. 2 seed, shot 60 percent from the field in their 74-46 rout of top-seeded Notre Dame.
Saxony Lutheran boys basketball team grounds Woodland in Class 3 District 3 quarterfinal (02/26/12)
The Saxony Lutheran boys basketball team defeated Woodland 63-49 in a Class 3 District 3 quarterfinal Saturday.
Woodland, Saxony Lutheran girls basketball teams advance to Class 3 District 3 semifinals (02/26/12)
The Saxony Lutheran and Woodland girls basketball teams will play in the Class 3 District 3 semifinals.
Third-quarter struggles spoil Bell City boys basketball team's season (02/26/12)
The Bell City boys basketball team lost to Richland 69-60 in a Class 1 District 2 quarterfinal Saturday.
High school roundup: Delta, Scott County Central girls basketball teams to square off for district crown (02/26/12)
All the scores from Saturday that were reported to the Southeast Missourian.
Balanced effort carries Delta boys basketball team to Class 1 District 2 win (02/26/12)
The third-seeded Delta boys basketball team defeated Fulton at St. Albans 68-38 romp in a Class 1 District 2 quarterfinal Saturday.
Seventh inning dooms Southeast Missouri State baseball team (02/26/12)
The Southeast Missouri State baseball team fell to visiting IPFW 6-4 on Saturday.
Southeast Missouri State men's basketball team misses bye in first round of the OVC tournament (02/26/12)
The Southeast Missouri State men's basketball team lost to host Austin Peay 68-59 on Saturday.
Southeast Missouri State women's basketball team misses out on OVC tournament (02/26/12)
The Southeast Missouri State women's basketball team fell to host Austin Peay 88-84 on Saturday.
Hull settles into role in Southeast Missouri State baseball team's starting rotation (02/26/12)
The Southeast Missouri State baseball team downed IPFW 7-1 in Friday's series opener.
Southeast Missouri State gymnasts earn season's first win (02/26/12)
The Southeast Missouri State gymnastics team defeated State 194.375-193.650 at Houck Field House on Friday.
Southeast Missouri State roundup: Redhawks men's track team finishes second at OVC indoor meet (02/26/12)
The Southeast Missouri State men's track and field team came up short in its bid for the Ohio Valley Conference indoor title. Southeast held the lead after Friday's opening round of competition in Nashville, Tenn., but Eastern Illinois stormed back Saturday...
New Cardinals manager avoids uncertainty with closer Motte (02/26/12)
JUPITER, Fla. -- Jason Motte already has received a public vote of confidence from his manager. Motte, who played a prominent role in the Cardinals' run to the 2011 World Series title, never could get former manager Tony La Russa to publicly acknowledge his role as the closer...
Perron's goal in shootout carries Blues past host Jets (02/26/12)
WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- St. Louis coach Ken Hitchcock didn't feel guilty about stealing a victory from Winnipeg. David Perron scored the winning goal in the shootout and the Blues beat the Jets 3-2 despite being outshot 41-18 on Saturday. Perron moved in on goalie Chris Mason in the fourth round of the shootout and roofed a backhander to give St. Louis a surprising victory...
It's full speed ahead for Cardinals starting pitcher Wainwright (02/26/12)
JUPITER, Fla. -- Adam Wainwright breezed past the hurdle that stopped him in his tracks last February. The St. Louis Cardinals right-hander threw batting practice during the team's first full-squad workout Friday, just a few days past the one-year anniversary of the elbow injury that sidelined him for the 2011 season. Before throwing, he knew it was close to the date, but didn't seem to mind...
Kansas needs OT to top Missouri men's basketball team (02/26/12)
The University of Kansas defeat the Missouri men's basketball team 87-86 in overtime Saturday.
Artist drawn to historical buildings (02/26/12)
NEW MADRID, Mo. -- Jeanie Eddleman looks at faded pictures from the past and sees artwork for the future. Eddleman's graphite-rendered pencil drawings of many of Southeast Missouri's historic buildings can be found in art collections in 30 states and 13 foreign countries. Currently many of the works, including drawings of the Higgerson School, the New Madrid Historical Museum and the New Madrid County Courthouse, are on display at the Hart-Stepp Art Gallery in New Madrid...
Church to host performance (02/26/12)
The Shiloh Baptist Church in Villa Ridge, Ill., will host The Gloryroad Travelers of Mounds, Ill., and The New Harmony Singers of Olmsted, Ill. at 7 p.m. Saturday, March, 3. For more information, call 618-995-2306.
Scott County WIA to meet (02/26/12)
The Scott County Women in Agriculture will meet on Thursday, March 1, at 7 p.m. at the YMCA of Southeast Missouri, 602 Tanner, Sikeston, Mo., for a Yoga class and tour of the facility. All women are invited to attend. You do not have to be involved in farming, but if you share an interest in gardening, cooking, farming, family activities, helping the community, etc., this is the organization for you. ...
Change's value must resonate deep within (02/26/12)
I don't know anyone who likes change. Even the experts, who study, write on and lead change don't like to personally experience change. The only people I know who like change are babies, and even they tend to fight it. Change is a creator of stress. Change and crises that create change are not a 21st-century novelty. In the book of Acts we come face to face with a change that threated to disrupt the beginning of the new church movement...
Stay in the desert, examine your path (02/26/12)
"Oh no. Why did this happen to me?" the young man lamented. John was a college student maintaining a full life with big plans for the future. He was working on a degree in social work and he wanted to teach children to dance as part of their therapy...
Banquet speakers to highlight Young Life (02/26/12)
Young Life, a nondenominational Christian organization, will host a fundraising dessert banquet from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at The Concourse (former Teamster building) at 429 N. Broadview St. in Cape Girardeau The main goal of the banquet, according to organizers, is to raise money to support Young Life and provide attendees with a better understanding about the ministry...
With a few rules, dogs and offices can mix well (02/26/12)
No one at the Ohio chapter of The Nature Conservancy enjoys going to meetings more than Annie. Once, she was even disciplined for attending a meeting to which she was not invited. Annie, a mixed-breed dog who belongs to a staff member, is a welcome addition to the office, said Josh Knights, the chapter's executive director, in Dublin, Ohio. ...
Adopt Madden (02/26/12)
Madden is a 4 month old shepherd/doberman mix. He is available for adoption at The Humane Society, 573-334-5837 Madden is a 4 month old shepherd/doberman mix. He is available for adoption at The Humane Society, 573-334-5837....
Adopt Prairie Dawn (02/26/12)
Prairie Dawn is a longhair tabby with a sweet personality. She likes children and would love to be a lap cat. Prairie Dawn is a long-haired tabby with a sweet personality She likes children and would love to be a lap cat....
Pet of the Week (02/26/12)
Pet Name: Elly Owner: Sandy Riehn FAVORITE ACTIVITY: Elly likes to look out the storm door surrounded by her stuffed animals. ...
Outdoor-related events set for next month in Poplar Bluff (02/26/12)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Activities seem to pick up in number exponentially the closer we get to the opening of hunting seasons each spring and fall. This year is no different. First is a Ducks Unlimited dinner in Poplar Bluff, Mo., at the Brown-Mabry American Legion hall, on Kanell Boulevard this Saturday night. ...
Your Generosity (02/26/12)
The second annual New Year's Eve St. Jude Benefit was held at the A.C. Brase Arena Building and was sold out. The event raised $50,154.54 for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Pictured in front is Scott Richards, left, Mississippi River Radio general manager; Michaela Lynch, event marketing representative with St. ...
Awards 02/26/12 (02/26/12)
Nineteen Distributive Education Clubs of America students from the Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center earned awards at the district competition earlier this month at Southeast Missouri State University. The local chapter's category winners and high schools they represent are: Principles of Finance, first place: Veronica Ely of Cape Girardeau Central High School; second place: Luke Phillips of Central; third place: Monica Kester of Oak Ridge. ...
FYI 2-26-12 (02/26/12)
Kindergarten enrollment for the 2012-2013 school year will be conducted from 8:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. Thursday and Friday. Parents must first contact the Oran Elementary office at 573-262-3435 to set up an appointment. To enroll for this school year, the child must be 5 years old by Aug. ...
'Ugly Quilt' sleeping bags for the homeless (02/26/12)
Irene Blattel, left, Ellen Seyer, Nancy Weissmueller, Fat Sturn and Karla Schaefer work on an "Ugly Quilt," which will become a sleeping bag for a homeless person, at an all-day workshop at the De Paul Center in Cape Girardeau. The project began several years ago, under the direction of Therese Pierce, a member of St. ...
Leap year babies celebrate in style (02/26/12)
Cape Girardeau resident Todd Morris is turning the big 40 this February, but technically he's only celebrated 10 actual birthdays. Morris was born on Feb. 29, 1972, and according to the modern Gregorian calendar, he's only turning 10. Since it takes a bit more than 365 days for the Earth to revolve around the sun, an extra day is added every four years so the internationally accepted?calendar can play catch-up...
Seed dispersing from a climbing milkweed vine (02/26/12)
Shown here is half of a climbing milkweed vine seedpod releasing the last of its seed to the wind. The other half of the pod has already dried and fallen away on its own. Inside the remaining half section you can see fish scale-like markings revealing that the pod was once filled with many seeds. Each seed has white silky hairs attached to it that allow the wind to carry the seed away...
Commerce Bank (02/26/12)
Year established: 1865 Product or service offered: Commerce provides a full range of financial services, including business and personal banking, wealth management, financial planning, brokerage and investments. # of employees: In Cape Girardeau and Jackson, 30...
Green identifies, solves problems as Cape city engineer (02/26/12)
It wasn't dolls or cartoons or sipping from an empty teacup with make-believe friends. In her spare time, a young Kelly Green loved to make her way to her father's office and play with his drafting tools. "I loved it. I thought that was so much fun," Green said...
ODACS (02/26/12)
Year established: Over 15 years Product or service offered: Drug testing Number of employees: 7 Location: Park Hills, Mo. and Cape Girardeau Owners: Dawn Pettus and Tim Edgar What is your vision for your business and/or your industry in 2012?...
There's a surgical app for that, thanks to Dr. Bender (02/26/12)
The first thing Dr. Edward Bender and his fellow physicians do when they gather to go over new lung cancer cases is pull out their iPhones. An app to help doctors identify the stages of lung cancer is one of 20 medical apps created by Bender, a cardiothoracic surgeon and section chair of cardiothoracic surgery at Saint Francis Medical Center...
Cape's Grammer has unique vision for educating children (02/26/12)
Russell Grammer of Prodigy Leadership Academy envisions preparing the next generation. "The greatest purpose we can serve, is not to get as much as we can so we can be comfortable, but to prepare the next generation for what they're going to face. They will have challenges that we don't know about yet," said Russell Grammer, founder of the private school for children in kindergarten through high school...
Thomas White is working on his vision for multicultural congregation (02/26/12)
Many churches begin with the vision of reaching their communities for God. Pastor Thomas White of the Rock International Ministries of Jackson also has a vision for reaching across cultural lines. White said pastoring a multi-cultural church in Southeast Missouri is "different but not too foreign."...
Vinson's vision leads him to success in Jackson (02/26/12)
After only a few moments of speaking with Dennis Vinson his humble nature becomes apparent. A Southeast Missouri implant originally from New Jersey, Vinson relocated his business from Atlanta to Jackson in 2006. His company, Signature Packaging, develops corrugated shipping boxes for local plants and businesses, including Rubbermaid, Nordenia and his largest customer Procter & Gamble Co...
Riley says risk taking essential to Cape's progress (02/26/12)
Jim Riley lost hope for a Cape Girardeau casino at least 15 times. He almost gave away all the riverfront land he'd been buying one parcel at a time over years. He knew there was a better use for Cape Girardeau's riverfront than overgrown weeds. At first, Riley didn't know what the property might become...
Missourian's Rust says leadership comes from people, rarely institutions (02/26/12)
Jon K. Rust loved growing up in Cape Girardeau, and with children of his own now, he wants the city to be as enjoyable to them as it was to him. Rust, who has helmed the Southeast Missourian for more than seven years as its publisher, has lived in New York City, Boston, Washington D.C. ...
Rhodes has a vision of Cape's future through its past (02/26/12)
To have a conversation with Dr. Joel Rhodes about the future is to hear about the past. And yet, rarely could someone describe a clearer vision of what's to come. Rhodes has been teaching students at Southeast Missouri State University about history and our place within it for more than 10 years. ...
Faith, family, friends help Buehrle reach milestones (02/26/12)
As the national economy struggles, the NARS call center in Cape Girardeau maintains jobs for 500 local families. Chris Buehrle founded NARS in 1993 in Chesterfield, Mo. He expanded the operation to Cape Girardeau in December of 2006. Buehrle, the former president and CEO, is now minority owner and board member...
John Buckner's downtown vision for Cape still in the making (02/26/12)
John Buckner never takes off his thinking cap. And in the relatively short time he's been in Cape Girardeau, those thoughts have turned into some high-dollar development deals for the city's downtown. He and a group of silent partners bought the old, abandoned Esquire Theater at 824 Broadway. A few months later, he announced he's nearing a deal to buy another building on the same block to convert it into a 24-hour diner and has his eye on two others...
Ken Dobbins' vision: Access, culture and growth (02/26/12)
Dr. Kenneth Dobbins gets goosebumps, he said, when he thinks about graduation ceremonies at Southeast Missouri State University. The ceremonies are his favorite of all university events. He thinks about how the degrees conferred upon hundreds each semester are going to change their lives -- and the lives of those students' children, and their children, he said...
Judith Farris: The perfect pitch for Cape talent (02/26/12)
If having a well-known university can help attract new business and industry to a community, having a well-known teacher could likely help a university attract new students. It's even more likely if you're talking about a teacher who has shared the stage with Luciano Pavarotti; performed at Carnegie Hall; and taught Broadway stars like Matthew Broderick and Tyne Daly, the answer is yes...
Metro Business College (02/26/12)
Year established: 1981 Product or service offered: Education Number of employees: 19 Location: 1732 North Kingshighway, Cape Girardeau, Mo Owner(s): George Holske What is your vision for your business and/or your industry in 2012?...
Midwest Family Care (02/26/12)
Owner: Deborah Seeger, NP-C Year Established: 2011 Services: Family Health Care Number of Employees: 8 Location:36 Doctors' Park, Cape Phone: Cape 803-1771, Jackson 204-3900 What is your vision for your practice in 2012? Deborah Seeger, owner: Our vision is to make quality healthcare more accessible and more affordable for everyone. ...
Notre Dame Regional High School (02/26/12)
Year established: 1925 Product or service offered: Catholic secondary education Number of employees: 55 Location: 235 Notre Dame Drive, Cape Girardeau, MO Describe your business/occupation in exactly five words.: Regional Catholic secondary high school...
Professional Fashion Uniforms (02/26/12)
Year established: 1982 Product or service offered: Scrubs, lab coats, work shoes Number of employees: 4 Location: 46 South Plaza Way, Cape Girardeau, Mo. Owner: Barb Whitlock Describe your business/occupation in exactly five words.: Scrubs, lab coats, work shoes...
SEMO Alliance for Disability Independence (SADI) (02/26/12)
Year established: Incorporated in 1987 Product or service offered: Provide non-residential independent living services to people with disabilities Number of employees: 135 Location: Cape Girardeau, MO Perryville, MO...
Renewable Resources (02/26/12)
Year established: 2011 Product or service offered: Construction materials recycling Number of employees: 3 Location: 1439 Minnesota, Cape Girardeau, MO Owners: Jeramy Goehman and Nate Thomas What is your vision for your business and/or your industry in 2012?...
Ratliff Care Center, LLC (02/26/12)
Year established: 1962 Product or service offered: 24 Hr. Nursing care & Rehab, Social, Dietary & Activity Services Number of employees: 61 Location: 717 N. Sprigg Cape Girardeau, MO Owner(s): Carlos E. & Emmegene Ratliff...
Saint Francis Receives Top Ratings from HealthGrades (02/26/12)
Saint Francis Medical Center has received top orthopaedic and cardiac ratings from the nation's leading independent healthcare rating organization, HealthGrades. Saint Francis received the following 2012 ratings: Cardiac Top 10 in Missouri for overall cardiac services...
Saint Francis Cancer Institute Offers Technological Advancements, Comfort (02/26/12)
Cancer touches the lives of three out of every four Missouri families, according to Missouri's Department of Health and Senior Services. At Saint Francis Medical Center's Cancer Institute, patients have access to the latest cancer technology and treatments, which increases their odds of surviving the disease...
Saint Francis Chest Pain Center Earns National Award (02/26/12)
When patients seek treatment for chest pain at Saint Francis Medical Center, they know they are receiving care at a facility that is nationally recognized for excellence. Saint Francis' Chest Pain Center recently received a Silver Performance Achievement Award through the Action Registry of the American College of Cardiology National Cardiovascular Data Registry (ACC-NCDR)...
SoutheastHEALTH: A Passion for Heart Care (02/26/12)
SoutheastHEALTH excels in heart care. It has done so for decades. Southeast was the first hospital in the region to perform open heart surgery. It has led the way in treatment of cardiac arrhythmias with a state-of-the art electrophysiology lab. Building on that tradition of successful heart care, SoutheastHEALTH has teamed with Cardiovascular Consultants, the largest cardiology group in southeast Missouri. ...
Southeast Technology Center Provides Data System to Improve Healthcare (02/26/12)
SoutheastHEALTH has embraced electronic medical records, opening the Southeast Technology Center on Feb. 5 in in partnership with Missouri Delta Medical Center. "Southeast is on the leading edge of technology," notes Mike Dozier, regional information officer for SoutheastHEALTH...
Southeast Physicians Provide Comprehensive Care for Patients (02/26/12)
Southeast physicians provide patients with expert, comprehensive medical care from obstetrics to wound care. Southeast Obstetrics / Gynecology At Southeast Obstetrics/Gynecology, skilled and caring physicians Dianne S. Woolard, MD, FACOG, and Wendelly Vasquez, MD, along with experienced nurse practitioners Glenda Robison and Christy Cook, provide expert care for their patients...
Douglas C. Greene Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Southeast Missouri State University (02/26/12)
Year established: 2007 Product or service offered: Entrepreneurial training programs and business growth strategies. Number of employees: 13 What is your vision for your business and/or your industry in 2012? CIE: We assist entrepreneurial groups and individuals who want to start a business or grow an existing small business, commercialize a technology, study entrepreneurship and develop entrepreneurial communities. ...
Southeast Missouri Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (02/26/12)
Year Established: 2011 Product or service offered: Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (face, mouth, jaw, skull) Number of employees: 8 Location: 1325 North Mt. Auburn Road, Cape Girardeau, 731 North Main, Sikeston Owner(s): Steven Schoolman, DDS...
Ultimate Flooring & Paint (02/26/12)
Year established: 2003 Product or service offered: Flooring, Paint, and Blinds Number of employees: 5 Location: 2465 Cape Centre Cape Girardeau, MO Owner(s): Darrin & Rachelle Johnson Describe your business/occupation in exactly five words.: Full Service Home Decorating Center...
United Way of Southeast Missouri (02/26/12)
Year established: 1953 Product or service offered: Uniting people with resources to build a stronger and healthier community. Mission Statement Number of employees: 3 Location: 430A Broadway, Cape Girardeau Owner(s): Governed by a board of directors comprised of people from the community we serve...
W.E. Walker-Lakenan LLC (02/26/12)
Year established: 1915 Product or service offered: Commercial and Personal Insurance Number of employees: 20 Location: Cape Girardeau, Jackson, Benton Owner(s): Joe Stahly, Bill Talley, Chad Hartle, Doug Mueller Describe your business/occupation in exactly five words.: Commercial and Personal Insurance Sales...
Audiology Associates Balance and Hearing Center (02/26/12)
Owner: Linda Hurt, AuD Year Established: 1997 Services: Audiology Services, Hearing & Balance Care, Hearing Aids and Accessories # of employees: 6 Location: 2917 Independence, Cape with satellite in Poplar Bluff Phone: (573) 651-4650 What is your vision for your practice in 2012?...
Andrews Chiropractic and Acupuncture Center of Southeast Missouri, LLC (02/26/12)
Owner: Dr. Khonda Andrews, DC Year Established: 1986 Services: Chiropractic, Natural Health & Acupuncture # of employees: 9 Location: 3874 E. Jackson Blvd., Jackson Phone: (573 243-7246 What is your vision for your practice in 2012? My vision is to use and share everything I have learned in 25 years of practice to promote healing and pain relief for patients. ...
Alliance Bank (02/26/12)
Year established: 1997 Product or service offered: Financial Services Number of employees: 45 full & part time Location: Cape Girardeau, Sikeston and Oran Owner(s): Community What is your vision for your business and/or your industry in 2012?...
Advanced Pest Control (02/26/12)
Year established: 1980 Product or services offered: Pest, termite and weed control. # of employees: 22 Location: 821 Progress, Cape Girardeau, MO Owners: Gene and Dorothy Schuessler Describe your business/occupation in exactly five words.: Residential and Commercial Pest Control...
First Missouri State Bank (02/26/12)
Year established: 2002 Product or services offered: Banking/Financial Services # of employees: 33 Location: 2 S. Mt. Auburn Rd., Cape Girardeau, Mo.; 800 N. Kingshighway, Cape Girardeau, Mo.; 1846 E. Jackson Blvd., Jackson, MO...
First Midwest Bank of Jackson, Mo. (02/26/12)
Year established: 2003 Product or service offered: Banking services and loans Number of employees: 12 Location: 2319 E Jackson Blvd, Jackson, MO Owners: Privately owned What is your vision for your business and/or your industry in 2012?...
The Lutheran Home/Saxony Village (02/26/12)
In the 1960s, Southeast Missouri Lutheran churches noted that elderly congregations were in need of long-term health care facilities with skilled nursing. The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau was started from those churches and has grown into a place where Christians and their families can depend on comfort and compassion in the later years of life...
Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce (02/26/12)
Product or service offered: Business and community Service Number of employees: 2 Location: 125 E Main Street, Jackson, Mo Owner(s): Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce members Describe your business/occupation in exactly five words.: Enhancing Communites and expanding business...
Jackson Tire Center (02/26/12)
Year established: 1980 Product or service offered: Tire and automotive service Number of employees: 12 Location: Jackson, Mo. Owners: Charles and Donna Glueck Describe your business/occupation in exactly five words.: convenient, competitive, friendly automotive service...
Kaelin Dental Group (02/26/12)
Year established: 1990 Product or service offered: Family Dentistry, Invisalign®, Whitening and Aesthetic Procedures Number of employees: 14 Location: 7 Doctors Park, Cape Girardeau What is your vision for Kaelin Dental Group in 2012? Our vision is to create beautiful and healthy smiles with an entire team dedicated to providing patients with excellent, comfortable and personalized care. ...
Kasten Masonry Sales, Inc. (02/26/12)
Year established:1895 Product or services offered: Brick, block, stoves, fireplaces, pools, pellet grills # of employees: 64 Location: 713 Kasten Drive, Jackson, Mo. Owner(s) and title(s): Corporation Describe your business/occupation in exactly five words.: Brick, block, hearth and pool...
Leet EyeCare (02/26/12)
Year established: 1987 Product or service offered: Optometry, glasses, sunglasses, contacts Number of employees: 15 full time, three part time and four doctors Location: 3230 Blattner Drive and 856 N. Kingshighway; Cape Girardeau...
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