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Stories from Saturday, May 19, 2012

Today in History (05/19/12)
Today is Saturday, May 19, the 140th day of 2012. There are 226 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 19, 1962, actress Marilyn Monroe sang a sultry rendition of "Happy Birthday to You" to guest-of-honor President John F. Kennedy during a star-studded Democratic fundraiser at New York's Madison Square Garden (the third of four arenas to bear that name)...
Dorse Decelis (05/19/12)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Dorse E. Decelis, 88, of Advance passed away May 17, 2012, at Clark's Mountain Nursing Center in Piedmont, Mo. He was born July 11, 1923, at McGee, Mo., son of Byron and Nancy Hacdock Decelis. Dorse retired after more than 30 years with Mallinckrodt Chemical Co...
Arvie Johnson (05/19/12)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Arvie Dale "Buck" Johnson, 86, of Marble Hill passed away Thursday, May 17, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 20, 1925, at Bonne Terre, Mo., son of Courtney Lawrence and Oriole E Johnson. He and Lillie Marie Barks were married April 10, 1945, in Corning, Ark. She passed away Nov. 9, 2003...
Joseph Hahn (05/19/12)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Joseph Green "J.G." Hahn, 81, of Advance died Thursday, May 17, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 19, 1930, in Cape Girardeau, son of Joseph and Bethany Cox Hahn. He and Lela Bock were married Aug. 27, 1961, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Chaffee, Mo...
Mary Collier (05/19/12)
Mary Jane Collier, 85, of Jackson died Thursday, May 17, 2012, at Monticello House in Jackson. She was born Dec. 28, 1926, in DuQuoin, Ill., to Hiley and Margaret Oliver Hodge. She and George Collier were married Jan. 8, 1966. Mary Jane was a member of First Baptist Church of Oak Ridge. She owned and operated Clay Cellar Ceramics Shop in Oak Ridge more than 40 years...
Nancy Griffin (05/19/12)
GYPSY, Mo. -- Nancy Griffin, 70, of Gypsy, formerly of Chaffee, Mo., died Wednesday, May 16, 2012, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until time of service Monday at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the chapel...
Tommy Price (05/19/12)
James Thomas "Tommy" Price, 63, of Jackson died Wednesday, May 16, 2012, at his home. He was born Oct. 29, 1948, in Campbell, Mo., to James Owen and Dellie Elizabeth Lane Price. He and Susan Pohlmann were married Nov. 30, 1974, in Kansas City, Mo...
Rita Fornkohl (05/19/12)
Rita A. Fornkohl, 91, of Jackson passed away Thursday, May 17, 2012, at Jackson Manor, surrounded by her family. She was born May 26, 1920, in Ancell, daughter of Ivan D. and Clara E. Diebold Brant. She and Arthur C. Fornkohl were married Nov. 20, 1938, in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He passed away Sept. 12, 1992...
Catherine Taylor (05/19/12)
Catherine Louise Taylor, 88, of Jackson passed away Tuesday, May 15, 2012, at Jackson Manor, where she resided since December 2011. She was born June 26, 1923, in Jackson, daughter of Vera G. and Zelma Catherine Talley Taylor. Louise was a 1941 graduate of Jackson High School. She received a bachelor's degree from Southeast Missouri State University and a master's degree from Columbia University in New York. She briefly studied in Europe observing Montessori schools...
Clyde Quesenberry (05/19/12)
Clyde Millard Quesenberry, 78 of Olive Branch, Ill., passed away at 9:37 p.m. Thursday, May 17, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Clyde was born Nov. 15, 1933, in Wythe County, Va., son of the late John and Annie Quesenberry...
Out of the past 5/19/12 (05/19/12)
The Jackson Board of Aldermen last night proceeded with its plans to annex 22 acres of land near Highway 61 and Interstate 55 as requested by the property owner, Jim Drury; the aldermen held a public hearing on the matter at which no one spoke in favor of or against the proposed annexation...
CHS math students garner many awards (05/19/12)
Cape Central High School students earned numerous individual and team first, second and third-place awards during the Math Field Day competition at Southeast Missouri State University in April. In the individual events, out of 25 schools and 575 students, Central students brought home 9 out of a possible 44 awards. In the team events, Central students brought home 4 out of 7 possible awards...
Banquet honors Cape Central outstanding athletes (05/19/12)
More than 300 athletes, parents and boosters were in attendance for the annual Cape Central High School Athletic Banquet, May 3, at the Plaza by Ray's. Sponsored by the Cape Central All Sports Booster Club, the annual event honored the year's outstanding athletes. ...
Aaron Mehner qualifies for national competition (05/19/12)
Cape Central High School Sophomore Aaron Mehner, center, qualified for national competition in Business Math at the recent Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Leadership Conference last month in Columbia, Missouri, and will compete in San Antonio, Texas, at the National Conference in June...
Central Junior High receives Civil War DVDs (05/19/12)
A remarkable and sad period of American history, the Civil War, is the subject of Hollywood movies, novels, history books, and now, thanks to the efforts of the Civil War Round Table of Cape Girardeau, it will be enhanced in the social studies curriculum at Cape Central Junior High School (CJHS). ...
Cape Girardeau ADHD Support Group to Meet May 19th (05/19/12)
The Cape Girardeau Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Support Group will hold its kick-off meeting May 19th from 1-3pm at the Cape Girardeau Public Library Oscar Hirsch room. The support group is for people with ADHD and others affected by it...
Charity golf raises $6,500 for research (05/19/12)
Every 13 minutes in the United States, a woman dies from breast cancer. That means 18 women lose their battle during a four-hour round of golf. "Take a Swing at Breast Cancer" golf tournament, held Monday, May 14, at Bent Creek Golf Course in Jackson, raised $6,500 to honor those women and to help fund research to find a cure...
Fuller Receives Outstanding Youth Award (05/19/12)
Anna Fuller, a GED graduate of the Cape Girardeau Public Schools Adult Education and Literacy program and the Cape Career and Technology Center CNA program, has been awarded the Southeast Missouri Region Division of Workforce Development Outstanding Youth Individual Achievement Award. To be eligible for this award the recipient must have been successful in reaching her employment or educational goals while overcoming significant obstacles...

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