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Stories from Sunday, April 29, 2012

Flood of 2011 anniversary: Some farmers still counting what flood cost them (04/29/12)
Farmers feared the worst as water rushed over fields of winter wheat, filled silos storing their profits and engulfed the houses they called home. A year after the intentional breach of the Birds Point levee by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, fourth generation floodway farmer Eddie Marshall is still repairing the damage and counting what the breach cost him...
Cape council, staff mull myriad topics at daylong retreat (04/29/12)
There were new ideas, such as more high-dollar water toys for Cape Splash Family Aquatic Center and finding what looks to be expensive land for a new industrial park. There were updates on old themes, including a forthcoming rental inspections program and how best to manage deer that roam inside the city limits...
Hundreds gather at Arena Building for annual Relay for Life on Saturday (04/29/12)
More than 650 participants in 49 teams gathered Saturday at the Arena Building in Cape Girardeau for the annual American Cancer Society Relay for Life. The teams walked around the Arena Building from 5 p.m. Saturday to a scheduled stop time of 5 a.m. Sunday to raise funds for the American Cancer Society...
Racers turn out for 2012 Soap Box Derby on Saturday (04/29/12)
Friends and family gathered in front of Blanchard Elementary School in Cape Girardeau on Saturday to cheer their favorite 2012 Soap Box Derby driver as they cruised down Sprigg Street, which had been closed for the event. Forty five drivers participated in this year's derby, which was sponsored by Cape Girardeau Rotary Club No. 2396 and Plaza Tire Service...
CO levels in Blanchard Elementary deemed safe after Thursday evacuation (04/29/12)
Blanchard Elementary in Cape Girardeau was evacuated for more than an hour Thursday morning after carbon monoxide was detected in the building. The source of the carbon monoxide has not yet been found, according to school officials and the Cape Girardeau Fire Department...
Cape man faces charges in January burglary (04/29/12)
Police have arrested a suspect in the burglary of a Cape Girardau business, officials said. Harvey Gaddy, 45, of Cape Girardeau was arrested Wednesday evening and charged with two counts each of burglary and stealing in connection with the Jan. 25 burglary of State Beauty Supply, 615 Broadway, Cape Girardeau police officer Darin Hickey said...
Eight departments respond to Bollinger County fire (04/29/12)
Firefighters from eight area departments worked Saturday morning to put out a blaze at the Sedgewickville Variety Shop in Bollinger County. According to the Bollinger County Sheriff's Department, someone at the building called to report the fire at 8:43 a.m. Saturday...
Man arrested after Friday morning crash knocks out power in Cape Girardeau (04/29/12)
Cape Girardeau police arrested an Oak Ridge man and charged him with second-degree assault after an injury accident early Friday morning that left 5,187 Ameren Missouri customers without electricity and caused a small gas fire, officials said. Dillon Anthony Meyer, 18, was driving a pickup northbound in the 2300 block of Boutin Drive when the vehicle left the road about 1:20 a.m. ...
Tools, electronics stolen from Jackson auto repair shop (04/29/12)
The Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Department on Friday was investigating a burglary that occurred just outside Jackson sometime after 8:30 p.m. Thursday, according to Lt. Robert Hull. When employees arrived for work early Friday at Gearheads Auto Repair, 3961 Highway 25, they found that about $30,000 in tools, computers and other diagnostic equipment was missing from the store, said store owner Amy Ybarra...
Jackson school bus involved in hit-and-run accident (04/29/12)
Investigators were searching for a Chevrolet S-10 pickup involved in a two-vehicle accident with a Jackson School District bus early Friday afternoon, said Sgt. Brad Lively of the Missouri State Highway Patrol. No injuries were reported in the incident...
$5 million lottery ticket sold at Cape Girardeau gas station, claimed by law firm (04/29/12)
A $5 million winning Missouri Lottery ticket was purchased in Cape Girardeau, according to a lottery news release. The winning ticket was purchased at Discount Smoke Shop, 340 S. Sprigg St., and was claimed by a lawyer representing Wisepenny Enterprises LLC. The lawyer was not named in the news release. The prize was claimed April 20...
'Don Quixote' leaves good impression on River Campus audience (04/29/12)
A classic ballet left some in the audience breathless as it was put on by a world-renowned ballet company Friday night. The Moscow Festival Ballet performed "Don Quixote" for almost 400 people at the Bedell Performance Hall on Southeast Missouri State University's River Campus. River Campus box office manager Ellen Farrow said "Don Quixote" held its own against a good number of weekend events...
Labor department drops proposed rules restricting child farm labor (04/29/12)
A proposed rule restricting children who work on family farms has been withdrawn by the U.S. Department of Labor after thousands of comments were received opposing it. The department withdrew the rule, put forth last year, Thursday saying that it would not be pursued for the duration of the Obama administration...
Benton, Mo., man arrested on drug charges (04/29/12)
BENTON, Mo. -- A 30-year-old Benton man was in the Scott County jail Friday on $25,000 bond following a narcotics investigation that resulted in his arrest, the sheriff's department said in a news release. A search of Shuntell Walls' home Tuesday revealed about 5 ounces of marijuana and three Ecstacy pills, according to a probable cause affidavit. ...
2011 Flood: A Year Later, April 29 (04/29/12)
On this day, April 29 Cape river level: 45.3 feet Cape flood stage: 32 feet Cairo river level: 59.00 feet Cairo flood stage: 40 feet Rainfall: 0 U.S. District Judge Stephen N. Limbaugh Jr. ruled that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plan to breach the Birds Point levee was appropriate. ...
Club news 4/29/12 (04/29/12)
The John Guild Chapter, National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution held a luncheon meeting on April 18 at Kimbeland Country Club in Jackson. The slate of officers who will serve 2012-2014 was presented and approved. The new officers will be installed May 16 at Jackson Public Library...
1 dead after storm blows down St. Louis beer tent (04/29/12)
ST. LOUIS -- High winds swept through a beer tent where 200 people gathered after a Cardinals game Saturday, killing one and critically injuring at least five others, authorities said. But the owner of the bar said it was lightning -- not wind -- that killed the patron...
Missouri senators want wage law suspended in disasters (04/29/12)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The year after Missouri was brought to a standstill by a blizzard, pummeled by tornadoes and swamped in places by overflowing rivers, Republican lawmakers are pushing to change how much workers would be paid to rebuild the state after future disasters...
Missouri voters could decide on higher cigarette tax in November (04/29/12)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Smoking could get more costly as some seeking to raise Missouri's lowest-in-the-nation cigarette tax expect to submit signatures this week to put the issue before voters in November. The proposal calls for increasing Missouri's tax on each pack of cigarettes by 73 cents and steering the additional money to education and smoking prevention and cessation. Taxes on other tobacco products also would be increased...
Colleges seek outside help as state support falls short (04/29/12)
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Whether exclusive private schools or massive public campuses, college has long been seen as extended preparation for the real world. These days, the real world is spending more and more time at college. Historic lows in public funding and a shortage of skilled manufacturing workers are leading a growing number of states to turn to the private sector to train and educate students, potentially speeding their path through college, providing needed labor and reducing some budget burdens faced by higher education.. ...
Today in History (04/29/12)
Today is Sunday, April 29, the 120th day of 2012. There are 246 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 29, 1992, rioting erupted in Los Angeles after a jury in Simi Valley, Calif., acquitted four Los Angeles police officers of almost all state charges in the videotaped beating of Rodney King; the violence resulted in 55 deaths and more than $1 billion in damage...
U.S. sees South America as possible China counter (04/29/12)
ABOARD A U.S. MILITARY AIRCRAFT -- In these days of shrinking U.S. defense budgets, the Obama administration is looking to South America to help monitor and protect the Asia-Pacific region in the years ahead. During visits to Colombia, Brazil and Chile this past week, Pentagon chief Leon Panetta underscored their importance as military partners in the Pacific, where China is challenging U.S. ...
N.J. teacher put on leave amid verbal abuse probe (04/29/12)
CHERRY HILL, N.J. -- A southern New Jersey teacher who oversees a classroom where a father says his autistic son was verbally abused by adults has been placed on paid leave, according to district officials. The father, Stuart Chaifetz, posted clips on YouTube days ago of secretly recorded audio that caught one adult calling his autistic 10-year-old son "a bastard." A lawyer for the teacher, Kelly Altenburg, has denied that she was in the classroom when the abusive remarks were made and said an investigation by the district also found that Altenburg was not present. ...
Chaperones among new Secret Service conduct regulations (04/29/12)
WASHINGTON -- Embarrassed by a prostitution scandal, the Secret Service will assign chaperones on some trips to enforce new rules of conduct that make clear that excessive drinking, entertaining foreigners in agents' hotel rooms and cavorting in disreputable establishments are no longer tolerated...
Surge in child immigrants in Texas stresses support network (04/29/12)
McALLEN, Texas -- An unprecedented surge of children caught trudging through South Texas scrublands or crossing at border ports of entry without their families has sent government and not-for-profit agencies scrambling to expand their shelter, legal representation and reunification services. On any given day this year, the U.S. Office of Refugee Resettlement has been caring for more than 2,100 unaccompanied child immigrants...
Sheriff says body found in Wash. mountain bunker (04/29/12)
NORTH BEND, Wash. -- After a 22-hour standoff, police blew the top off a rugged mountain bunker near Seattle on Saturday, only to find their target -- a man believed to be a murder suspect who holed up there -- dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound inside...
High court's ruling could spur laws on immigration (04/29/12)
Emboldened by signals that the U.S. Supreme Court may uphold parts of Arizona's immigration law, legislators and activists across the country say they are gearing up to push for similar get-tough measures in their states. "We're getting our national network ready to run with the ball, and saturate state legislatures with versions of the law," said William Gheen, president of Americans for Legal Immigration. "We believe we can pass it in most states."...
Saudi embassy closed in Egypt after protests (04/29/12)
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- Saudi Arabia closed its Cairo embassy Saturday and recalled its ambassador following protests over a detained Egyptian human rights lawyer in a sharp escalation of tension between two regional powerhouses already on shaky terms due to uprisings in the Arab world...
Tear gas used as 25,000 rally for election reforms in Malaysia (04/29/12)
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Police unleashed tear gas and chemical-laced water Saturday at thousands of demonstrators who staged one of Malaysia's largest street rallies in years, demanding fair rules for national elections expected soon. Malaysian police said in a statement that 222 people were arrested. Lawyers said most were expected to be released soon after having their details recorded, but it was not immediately clear if they would be charged later with any offense...
Israeli ex-intel chief slams prime minister's Iran stance (04/29/12)
JERUSALEM -- The former head of Israel's Shin Bet security agency has accused the country's political leaders of exaggerating the effectiveness of a possible military attack on Iran, in an indication of Israel's turmoil over how to deal with the Iranian nuclear program...
Blind Chinese activist is under U.S. protection at embassy, group says (04/29/12)
BEIJING -- A blind legal activist who escaped house arrest in his Chinese village is under the protection of American officials, activists said Saturday, creating a diplomatic dilemma for the U.S. and China days ahead of a visit by Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton...
Southeast Missourian girls basketball player of the year: Bollmann emerged as a scoring force for Meadow Heights (04/29/12)
Meadow Heights senior Erin Bollmann is the 2012 Southeast Missourian girls basketball player of the year.
Jackson baseball team upsets Poplar Bluff to reach SEMO Conference tournament title game (04/29/12)
The Jackson baseball team defeated Poplar Bluff 9-5 in a SEMO Conference tournament semifinal Saturday.
Notre Dame baseball team rides homers past Dexter in SEMO Conference tourney semifinal (04/29/12)
The Notre Dame baseball team defeated Dexter 10-9 in a SEMO Conference tournament semifinal Saturday.
High school roundup: Chaffee baseball team falls short in title game at own tourney (04/29/12)
All the scores from Saturday that were reported to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Mirly scores in sixth to lead Saxony Lutheran baseball team past Advance (04/29/12)
All the scores from Friday that were reported to the Southeast Missourian.
Jackson, Notre Dame track teams both grab four firsts at Poplar Bluff Invite (04/29/12)
Results from Friday's Poplar Bluff Invitational.
Southeast Missouri State baseball team's offense ignites in Saturday's rout (04/29/12)
The Southeast Missouri State baseball team split the first two games of its Ohio Valley Conference series against Tennessee-Martin.
Snyder's TD pass rallies Southeast Missouri State's offense in spring game (04/29/12)
Kyle Snyder acknowledged that Southeast Missouri State's offense was put in some favorable situations late to give the unit a chance to rally. Snyder said that didn't lessen the satisfaction of the offense earning bragging rights over the defense heading into fall camp...
Central grad Andrews impresses in Southeast Missouri State football team's spring camp (04/29/12)
Cantrell Andrews wanted to get back home while trying his hand at Division I football. Andrews' return to Cape Girardeau appears to be working out well for him and Southeast Missouri State. The 2009 Central High School graduate concluded a strong first spring with the Redhawks during Saturday's spring intrasquad game at Houck Stadium...
Southast Missouri State roundup: Redhawks softball team's postseason hopes nearly gone (04/29/12)
News from around the world of Southeast Missouri State athletics.
Jackson's Ressel reportedly signs free-agent deal with Steelers (04/29/12)
Jackson's Grant Ressel will have a shot at playing in the NFL. Ressel, a place-kicker who completed his eligibility at the University of Missouri in 2011, signed a free-agent contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers on Saturday, according to the Columbia Daily Tribune...
Kings knock off Blues 3-1 in Game 1 (04/29/12)
ST. LOUIS -- Goals from unexpected sources put the Los Angeles Kings in position for another road triumph. Jonathan Quick made those scores stand up. Matt Greene scored his first career playoff goal short-handed late in the second period, and rookie Slava Voynov also got his first of the playoffs to help the Kings beat the St. Louis Blues 3-1 in the opener of a Western Conference semifinal series Saturday night...
Rams take shot on risky CB (04/29/12)
ST. LOUIS -- Getting bounced out of Florida was not the end of the world for Janoris Jenkins. The St. Louis Rams are willing to give a cornerback they rated a first-round talent a shot in the NFL. Jenkins finished his college career at North Alabama after getting dismissed by the Gators following his third marijuana-related arrest in less than two years. He was taken with the third of the Rams' second-round picks Friday night...
Rams to use rookie kickers (04/29/12)
ST. LOUIS -- Coach Jeff Fisher ended his first draft with the St. Louis Rams on Saturday by revealing he will go with a rookie kicker this season. St. Louis reached out to select kicker Greg Zuerlein of Missouri Western in the sixth round. Fisher, who never drafted a kicker when he coached at Tennessee, said the Rams will release veteran kicker Josh Brown today. Brown is in the final year of his contract...
Molina puts on show in Cardinals' 7-3 win (04/29/12)
ST. LOUIS -- St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina received two awards for his defense before Saturday's game with the Milwaukee Brewers. It was his offense that stole the show. Molina went 4 for 4 with a two-run homer to lead the Cardinals to a 7-3 win over Milwaukee. Molina has 10 four-hit games in his career. The last came May 22, 2011, against Kansas City...
Old Town Cape to host historic home and garden tour (04/29/12)
Old Town Cape will showcase downtown living during its third annual Downtown Historic Home and Garden Tour. The tour, which will feature six homes, will be from noon to 4 p.m. May 12. "It's a service for people to enjoy our downtown and to promote downtown living," event organizer and Old Town Cape volunteer Lisa Bertrand said...
Gospel singer Russ Taff to perform benefit concert Friday in Jackson (04/29/12)
Gospel singer Russ Taff will perform a benefit concert Friday at the Jackson City Park Band shell to benefit Heartland Adaptive Sports. The concert will begin at 7 p.m. Taff's music has won him five Grammy Awards and nine Gospel Music Association Dove Awards. ...
Pet of the week (04/29/12)
Pet Name: Pup Owner: Susan Green About Pup: Pup is 13 years old this week. His favorite activity is barking at the goats. ...
Adopt Renee (04/29/12)
Renee has personality plus. She is an outgoing girl who likes attention and is playful. Renee likes being near you, but still enjoys the freedom to do her own thing. For more information call 243-9823. ...
Adopt Candy (04/29/12)
Candy is 2 years old. She is sweet. Candy is available for adoption at the Humane Society. For more information call 334-5837. ...
Swan writes book on women's relationship with God (04/29/12)
Cape Girardeau woman Deashia D. Swan didn't think she'd ever write a book. But through prayer she felt led to write about the women of the Bible and what lessons women today can learn from them. "When A Woman Loves God: You can take anything else, but you can't take a woman's love for God!" is Swan's first book...
Trusting God for the directions in life (04/29/12)
There is a lot to be learned from roads. I realized this after getting lost three times on a road trip with one of my friends this past weekend. Usually when it comes to driving, I'm good at following directions. I find great joy in getting myself to places I've never been by following a handy step-by-step list of turns provided courtesy of Google Maps. ...
As Jesus did, we should also stick to standards (04/29/12)
Jesus said (to a man asking about how to attain eternal life): "'There is one thing you lack. Go, sell everything you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me.' At this, the man's face fell. He went away sad, for he had great wealth." (Mark 10:21-22)...
Awards/Accomplishments (04/29/12)
Dr. Bonnie Stepenoff of Cape Girardeau was presented with Missouri Preservation's highest honor, the Rozier Award, for outstanding contributions to historic preservation. Presenting the award at a special ceremony in the State Capitol Rotunda was House Speaker Steven Tilley. ...
Generosity (04/29/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Students from the building trades class at Perryville Area Career and Technology Center took a special field trip April 21 to a place that brings hope to combat-wounded military men and women. The students went to Camp Hope in Farmington, Mo., where they donated six outdoor tables, 36 benches and a dining table for the main lodge, which was dedicated during a special April 14 ceremony. ...
FYI 4-29-12 (04/29/12)
This year, you can resolve to comfort terminally ill patients and their families by joining the Southeast Hospice team. The team provides care, understanding and appreciation of terminally ill patients and their families. Southeast Hospice will train new volunteers this spring. For more information, call 335-6208 or 1-888-397-0646...
Home (04/29/12)
Old Town Cape will showcase downtown living during its third annual Downtown Historic Home and Garden Tour. The tour, which will feature six homes, will be from noon to 4 p.m. May 12. "It's a service for people to enjoy our downtown and to promote downtown living," event organizer and Old Town Cape volunteer Lisa Bertrand said...
Recipes to create a full-course meal (04/29/12)
This is one of those weeks when I do not have a theme to the recipes in this column, and it winds up being a little bit of everything. We will start out with an entree then end up with a couple of sweet treat recipes. This column is so much fun when you, the readers, send in recipes to pass along to other readers. ...
Gardening suggestions for 2012 (04/29/12)
"Is it too early to plant tomatoes yet? The weather has been so warm. I just feel like I need to get them in the ground. I know that you should probably wait until May 1 to plant them. I'm just itching to get my garden growing." I have been asked this question at least 10 times per day for the last month...
A Small Wasp on a Wildflower (04/29/12)
Pictured here is a very small wasp that is no more than 1/2 inch long as an adult. The flower it is on is a daisy fleabane. There are tens of thousands of different kinds of wasps the world over. Most of them are very small like this one and present little or no threat to humans. The forest is home to most small wasps. Many kinds of them are seldom seen because they live high in the trees and in areas of thick brush...
George Jones postpones more shows due to health (04/29/12)
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Doctors are ordering George Jones to postpone all tour dates through May 20 to recover from an upper respiratory infection. A statement from Jones' publicist, Kirt Webster, said the 80-year-old singer is resting at his home near Nashville. He spent about a week in the hospital last month receiving antibiotics for the infection...
Ellen Greene (04/29/12)
Ellen Ruth Noel Greene, 75, of San Ramon, Calif., died unexpectedly of a heart attack Monday, Feb. 6, 2012. She was born March 1, 1936, in Jackson. Ellen was raised on the family farm near Gravel Hill, Mo., the second-oldest of six children of Arthur and Frances Noel...
Audrey Daniel (04/29/12)
Audrey L. Daniel, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, April 27, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 13, 1929, in St. Louis, to Stephen and Anna Komorech Kulifay. She and the Rev. Robert John Daniel were married Feb. 5, 1950, at St. Louis. He preceded her in death in 2002...
Regina Dirnberger (04/29/12)
Regina Magdalen Dirnberger, 98, of New Hamburg, Mo., passed away April 27, 2012, at Jackson Manor in Jackson. She was born Nov. 9, 1913 at Benton, Mo., daughter of Henry and Regina Scherer Compas. She married Linus Philip Dirnberger on Nov. 15, 1932, at Benton. He preceded her in death Nov. 15, 1977, their 45th wedding anniversary...
Joe VanCleve (04/29/12)
Joe Robert VanCleve, 90, of Caruthersville, Mo., died Wednesday, April 25, 2012, at the VA Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.
Births 4/29/12 (04/29/12)
Son to Kurt and Stephanie Glastetter of Maryland Heights, Mo., Missouri Baptist Medical Center in St. Louis, 8:08 p.m. Thursday, April 5, 2012. Name, Hugh David. Weight, 10 pounds, 10 ounces. First child. Mrs. Glastetter is the former Stephanie Lovett, daughter of Ron Lovett of Bridgeton, Mo., and the late Diane Lovett. ...
Wilburn - McDowell (04/29/12)
Rebecca D. Wilburn and Sgt. Dustin P. McDowell were married Nov. 11, 2011, at The Venue. Jeremy Soucy performed the ceremony. Recorded music was played. The bride is the daughter of Virginia Shillito of Benton, Ill., and Jay and Mary Wilburn of Cape Girardeau. The groom is the son of Sheryl Schmitt and Brian Weiss of Cape Girardeau...
Schmidt - Seabaugh (04/29/12)
Sarah Marie Schmidt and Jeremy Edward Seabaugh were married Oct. 8, 2011, at Salem Lutheran Church in Farrar, Mo. The Revs. Roger Abernathy of Farrar and Robert Schneider of Evansville, Ind., performed the ceremony. Organist was Robyn Koenig of Farrar, pianist was Emily Bounds of Washington, Mo., and guitarist was Robert Patrick Rafferty of Jackson. Soloists were Rachel and Abbie Versemann of St. Peters, Mo., cousins of the bride...
Amaducci - Deisher (04/29/12)
William and Gloria Amaducci of Randolph, N.J., announce the engagement of their daughter, Alexandra Maria Amaducci, to David Joshua Deisher. He is the son of Dr. David and Dana Deisher of Cape Girardeau. Amaducci received a bachelor of science degree in neuroscience and behavioral biology from Emory University in 2010. She expects to receive a doctor of osteopathy degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-School of Osteopathic Medicine in 2015...
Bragg - Adams (04/29/12)
Dave and Ann Bragg of Cape Girardeau announce the engagement of their daughter, Kari Bragg of Warrensburg, Mo., to Jonathan Adams of Knob Noster, Mo. He is the son of John and Pamela Adams of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Bragg is a 2005 graduate of Central High School. ...
Martin - Landers (04/29/12)
Rick and Donna Martin of Burfordville announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Ella Gene Martin, to Richard Michael Landers, both of Sikeston, Mo. He is the son of Kevin and Sandy Landers of Sikeston. Martin is a 2007 graduate of Jackson High School. She received a bachelor's degree in social work from Southeast Missouri State University in 2010. She is employed at Family Counseling Center Inc. in Poplar Bluff, Mo...
Burns - Cobb (04/29/12)
Wanda Lou Bickings Burns of Sikeston, Mo., and Rickey Dewayne Cobb of Delta announce their engagement. Burns is employed by Missouri Department of Mental Health. Cobb is owner of Delta Lube and Tire. A June 16 wedding is planned. ...
Platz - Patzwitz (04/29/12)
Charles and Carlis Dickerson of Jackson announce the engagement of their daughter, Marcy Elizabeth Platz, to Isaac Weber Patzwitz. He is the son of Walter F. and Sarah Patzwitz of Altenburg, Mo. Platz is a graduate of Jackson High School. She is majoring in criminal justice at Southeast Missouri State University...
Fudge - Lamar (04/29/12)
Harley and Amy Fudge of Great Falls, Mont., announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather Elizabeth Fudge, to Joshua Charles LaMar. He is the son of Kenneth and Phyllis LaMar of Cape Girardeau. Fudge received a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from Purdue University in 2008. She is a manager at Procter and Gamble...
Eftink - Holley (04/29/12)
BENTON, Mo. -- Dan P. and Lisa Eftink of Benton announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Maria Eftink, to Jonathan Daniel Holley of Kelso, Mo. He is the son of Charles A. and Jayna Holley of Charleston, Mo. Eftink is a 2007 graduate of Kelly High School. She is pursuing a degree in English education at Southeast Missouri State University...
Rankin - 65 years (04/29/12)
BENTON, Mo. -- Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Rankin of Benton celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary April 20, 2012, with a family gathering. Rankin and Patricia Hyslop were married April 20, 1947, by the Rev. Harold Ray, at the Hyslop home in Bloomfield, Mo...
Roberts - 55 years (04/29/12)
Darel and Betty Roberts of Cape Girardeau will celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary Saturday. They will be honored at a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. at First General Baptist Church Family Life Center. The couple met in St. Louis and were married there May 5, 1957...
Cape Girardeau police report 4/29/12 (04/29/12)
The Cape Girardeau Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. Arrests Cape Girardeau County The Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt DWI...
Cape Girardeau fire report 4/29/12 (04/29/12)
Firefighters responded to the following calls Thursday:...
Jackson police and fire report 4/29/12 (04/29/12)
The Jackson Police Department reported the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. DWI Jackson Firefighters responded to the following calls Thursday:...
Out of the past 4/29/12 (04/29/12)
Dr. Bill W. Stacy, president of Southeast Missouri State University, says the $27.6 million budget recommended for the school next year by a Senate subcommittee would meet basic needs of the university but would provide little for program, equipment and building improvements being sought...
School menus 4-30 to 5-4 (04/29/12)
MONDAY--Homestyle chicken bites or ham & cheese on bun, vegetable blend with cheese, peach cup, Krispy Kreme wafer cookie. TUESDAY--Crispito with nacho cheese sauce or turkey & cheese on bun, corn, pears. WEDNESDAY--Breaded pork chop with brown gravy or turkey & cheese on bun, whipped potatoes, brown gravy, roll, pineapple...
A historical perspective on ALEC and NCSL (04/29/12)
Let me put a little personal historic perspective on the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) and attacks by the media spearheaded by the liberal Common Cause and Media Matters funded by George Soros. In the early 1970s another group, the National Conference of State Legislators (NCSL) was basically funded then (and I believe still is) by state budgets, to have meetings to discuss legislative issues and sample model bills (legislation)...
GSA negotiations (04/29/12)
The General Services Administration's handling of the sale of the old Cape Girardeau courthouse on Broadway was a fiasco. There's no other way to put it. The fate of the building began to unfold upon the completion of the new federal courthouse. The process required several steps, including whether to donate the property as a homeless shelter. ...
Speak Out 4/29/12 (04/29/12)
The reason 47 percent of wage earners pay no income tax is because that is the way the top 1 percent wants it. If the lower-income people paid income tax, they would have less money to spend in the economy, buying things that make the top people rich. Believe me, the rich people call the shots and if they wanted the 47 percent to pay taxes, it would happen. But, they don't want them to and that's why it hasn't happened...
Prayer 4/29/12 (04/29/12)
O Lord Jesus, thank for coming to seek and to save the lost. Amen.
Local resident's son earns his military commission (04/29/12)
Brian R. Goff, son of Celeste Goff of Cape Girardeau, successfully completed Warrant Officer Candidate School at Ft. Rucker, Alabama April 25th, 2012. He earned his commission as a WO1, Army Aviation Officer, and will immediately begin 16 months of aviation training to learn how to pilot helicopters...
Kennedy addresses heritage dinner (04/29/12)
Best selling author Donnie Kennedy (The South was Right) was the keynote speaker at the 2012 Colonel John T. Coffee Camp , Sons of Confederate Veterans Heritage Dinner, held on April 21, 2012, in the historic community of Osceola, Missouri. Mr. Kennedy spoke to a crowd of 120 paid attendees who frequently interrupted him with applause and standing ovations...
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