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Stories from Saturday, June 9, 2012

Today in History (06/09/12)
Today is Saturday, June 9, the 161st day of 2012. There are 205 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 9, 1972, heavy rains triggered record flooding in the Black Hills of South Dakota; the resulting disaster left at least 238 people dead and $164 million in damage...
Peter Clarke (06/09/12)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Peter J. Clarke, 81, of Olive Branch died Thursday, June 7, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 27, 1930, in Cairo, Ill., the son of the late John Earl and Mary Langan Clarke. He was a conservation police officer with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources before his retirement. ...
Vince Friedel (06/09/12)
ST. LOUIS -- Vincent Joseph "Vince" Friedel, 55, of St. Louis, a gregarious and loving man who touched the hearts and souls of those around him, passed away Sunday, June 3, 2012, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. He will be remembered most fondly for his faith-filled life and love of people. He was a compassionate healer, who had a degree in both chiropractic and naturopathic medicine...
B.W. Andrews (06/09/12)
Berton William "B.W." Andrews, 83, of Tucson, Ariz., passed away peacefully Monday, June 4, 2012, in Tucson. He was born June 12, 1928, in Cape Girardeau. Survivors include his wife, Eva Anne McNeel Andrews; a sister, Marilyn Sue (Robert) Montgomery; a son, Christopher (Margaret) Andrews; three grandchildren, Eric, Travis and Clark; and four great-grandchildren...
Thelma Sutton (06/09/12)
Thelma V. Sutton, 87, of Tucson, Ariz., passed away peacefully Sunday, May 27, 2012, in Tucson. She was born Jan. 21, 1925, at Sedgewickville, Mo., to Jesse and Metta Loberg. Thelma is survived by her beloved husband of 70 years, retired Lt. Col. Alvin I. Sutton; a loving sister, Maxine Fellows and husband Edward of Jackson. She and Al were blessed with five children, 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren...
Geneva George (06/09/12)
ELLINGTON, Mo. -- Geneva O. George, 86, of Ellington departed this life Wednesday, June 6, 2012, at Mercy Skilled Nursing Center in St. Louis. She was born Dec. 5, 1925, in Ellington, daughter of Myrtle Ferguson and James Widger. She and John H. George were married Sept. 4, 1942, in Piggott, Ark., and to this union two sets of twins were born. John preceded her in death Aug. 24, 1986...
Ada Wendel (06/09/12)
Ada Juanita Wendel, 87, of Jackson died Thursday, June 7, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 19, 1924, in Randles, to August John and Elizabeth Clementine "Lizzie" Menz Schlosser. She married Ray Wendel Sr. on Feb. 15, 1942, in Oran, Mo. He preceded her in death April 19, 1999...
Edward Rodgers (06/09/12)
Edward J. Rodgers, 66, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, June 8, 2012, at Marian Cliff Manor in St. Mary, Mo. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Out of the past 6/9/12 (06/09/12)
The Scott County Commission has appointed Fred Surman of Chaffee, Mo., to fill the unexpired term on the board of commissioners of the Southeast Missouri Regional Port Authority; he will serve the remaining term of Scott City Mayor Alvie Modglin, who resigned recently because his job takes him out of town frequently...
Eagle Scout Rank Awarded (06/09/12)
Matt Gibson recieved the Eagle Scott Award recently at a Court of Honor held by Troop 5 of Cape Girardeau. Matt is a student at Jackson Senior High School. Troop 5 is sponsored by the Cape Girardeau VFW Post 3838. Pictured left to right are Brian Weiss, Scout Master, Mattt Gibson, Eagle Scout Recipient, and Joe Wosley, Asst. Scout Master...
June 2012

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