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Stories from Sunday, June 17, 2012

Democrats open Cape campaign office with McCaskill visit (06/17/12)
Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., was in Cape Girardeau on Saturday morning for the grand opening of the Missouri Democratic Party's Coordinated Campaign office. There will be 20 such offices around the state; the Cape Girardeau office is the first in Southeast Missouri. The offices are where supporters can volunteer their time to canvass by phone or knock on doors, and where they can donate money to any Democratic candidate who would represent their area...
Cape's graduation rate is lower than those in other area districts that face similar or worse socioeconomic conditions (06/17/12)
There they are, in black and orange, smiles on their faces. Their eyes seem to look beyond the camera lens for what comes next. ...
La Russa, Powell, John Legend headline SEMO speaker series (06/17/12)
Highlighting the 2012-2013 Southeast Missouri State University Speakers Series are former St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa Jr., music star John Legend and retired U.S. Army general and former secretary of state Colin L. Powell. Powell, decorated U.S. ...
Sheriff's department arrests two Cape County men in separate domestic cases (06/17/12)
Two men were arrested last week by the Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Department and charged with crimes against women. Robert Shane Burden, 34, of Whitewater was charged with domestic assault, felonious restraint, driving while his license was revoked and property damage. ...
Illinois man hurt in Stoddard County ultralight crash (06/17/12)
PAINTON, Mo. -- An 80-year-old Illinois man was taken for treatment by a Stoddard County ambulance Thursday night after the ultralight plane he was piloting went down about 8:30 p.m. in a cornfield in rural Stoddard County. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the plane went down near Painton in the northeast part of the county. The plane went down near Airport Road and Route O. Troopers believe it may have clipped the tops of corn stalks, causing it to crash...
Mental health personnel to be added at VA hospital (06/17/12)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Additional mental health personnel are expected to be in place at John J. Pershing VA Medical Center locations in Cape Girardeau, Poplar Bluff, Mo., and West Plains, Mo., by Oct. 1. The expected five new clinicians and one support person will help Pershing better meet the needs of its patients and improve access to care, said Dr. Matthew Geyer, chief of mental health services...
One injured in biodiesel plant explosion near Hayti (06/17/12)
HAYTI, Mo. -- A 56-year-old Steele, Mo., man was injured Friday following an explosion at the Natural Biodiesel Plant. According to the Pemiscot County Sheriff's Department, at about 8:15 a.m., the Hayti, Mo., Fire Department was dispatched to the Natural Biodiesel Plant on Route J in rural Pemiscot County after a 911 caller said there had been an explosion and one person was injured. ...
Cape County Tea Party to hold meeting Tuesday (06/17/12)
The Cape County Tea Party will hold Third Tuesday Tea Time at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Cape Girardeau Public Library. This open meeting takes place on the third Tuesday of each month. Usama Dakdok of the Straight Way of Grace Ministry will be this month's speaker. Dakdok founded the ministry in 2001 and travels throughout the U.S. teaching Christians to minister the word of Jesus Christ to Muslims...
Man accused of stealing vehicle from Perry County plant (06/17/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Larry J. McCann Jr., 38, of St. Mary, Mo., was being held Friday at the Perry County Jail on charges involving the theft of and accident involving a motor vehicle. McCann is charged with first-degree tampering with a motor vehicle and leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident involving injuries and property damage, both felonies. ...
Construction worker receives minor injuries in Illinois winery accident (06/17/12)
ALTO PASS, Ill. -- A truss holding four construction workers collapsed about 9 a.m. Friday, injuring a worker at the Alto Pass Vineyard. New roof trusses were being installed on a tasting room at the vineyard. The Alto Pass Volunteer Fire Department and Union County ambulance responded to the incident...
Washers tournament Saturday raises money for Cape schools (06/17/12)
Tonya Rinda tosses a washer as Jason Weaver waits his turn Saturday, June 16, 2012 during a washers tournament at Beef O'Brady's. The event raised funds for the Cape Girardeau Public School Foundation which also received 10 percent of sales for the day...
Bridge briefing scheduled in Butler County (06/17/12)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- The Missouri Department of Transportation will hold an open-house community briefing to discuss additional Safe and Sound bridge improvement projects in Butler County. The briefing will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. June 26 at the Neelyville, Mo., City Hall. Improvements through Safe and Sound were considered to be complete in Butler County after projects were completed on routes TT, OO and AA, but savings were identified and additional projects were prioritized...
Thousands email Gov. Nixon about Mo. contraception bill (06/17/12)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Gov. Jay Nixon has been inundated with nearly 5,000 online messages, emails and letters as he mulls what to do with a politically thorny bill injecting Missouri into the national debate over insurance coverage for contraception...
Thousands sign up cellphones for Mo. no-call list (06/17/12)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Thousands of Missouri residents are rushing to place their cellphone numbers on a list prohibiting calls and text messages from telemarketers. Gov. Jay Nixon signed a law Thursday expanding Missouri's no-call list to include cellphones...
40 years on, Watergate crime scene is forgotten (06/17/12)
WASHINGTON -- When the Watergate complex was built in the 1960s, it was just a group of buildings on the western edge of the nation's capital. Then, 40 years ago today, police in Washington arrested five men breaking into the office of the Democratic National Committee there...
Banks, investors expect shock waves if Greece drops euro (06/17/12)
NEW YORK -- Bankers, governments and investors are preparing for Greece to stop using the euro as its currency, a move that could spread turmoil throughout the global financial system. The worst case envisions governments defaulting on their debts, a run on European banks and a worldwide credit crunch reminiscent of the financial crisis in the fall of 2008...
Ron Paul supporters seek more influence at GOP convention (06/17/12)
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Ron Paul has given up on becoming president, but loyal supporters are promising to promote the libertarian-leaning Texas congressman's principles at the Republican national convention this summer, a potential complication for Mitt Romney's goal of a peaceful coronation...
Four missing climbers presumed dead after avalanche (06/17/12)
An avalanche on Mount McKinley swept a Japanese climbing team off a hill as they tried to descend on a rope line, leaving four presumed dead. One climber survived after tumbling 60 feet into a crevasse. U.S. National Park Service officials say five people were traveling as one rope team early Thursday morning as part of a Miyagi Workers Alpine Federation expedition on the Alaska mountain...
Wildfire destroys the most homes in Colorado history (06/17/12)
DENVER -- Additional crews were arriving Saturday at a wildfire in northern Colorado that has scorched about 85 square miles and destroyed at least 181 homes, the most in state history. The High Park Fire burning 15 miles west of Fort Collins surpasses the Fourmile Canyon wildfire, which destroyed 169 homes west of Boulder in September 2010...
Obama, world want bold signs from Europe at G-20 (06/17/12)
CHICAGO -- With global anxiety rising, President Barack Obama is searching for bolder, swifter signals from Europe that it will contain its financial mess and keep it from torpedoing the U.S. economy and his re-election chances along with it. Yet as he prepares for summit talks beginning Monday in Mexico with the other world leaders, Obama is down to the power of persuasion and little else...
New law to keep booze flowing for Democrats' convention (06/17/12)
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Adding a twist to blue laws in an increasingly red state, North Carolina's Republican-led legislature is toasting a measure intended to keep the booze flowing at the Democratic National Convention. President Barack Obama and other Democratic Party headliners are set to be in Charlotte for the nominating soirée held every four years, which kicks off with a Labor Day party at a stock car track. ...
Unmanned Air Force space plane lands in Calif. after 15-month mission (06/17/12)
LOS ANGELES -- An unmanned Air Force space plane steered itself to a landing early Saturday at a California military base, capping a 15-month clandestine mission. The spacecraft, which was launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida in March 2011, conducted in-orbit experiments during the mission, officials said. ...
Today in History (06/17/12)
Today is Sunday, June 17, the 169th day of 2012. There are 197 days left in the year. This is Father's Day. Today's Highlight in History: On June 17, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon's eventual downfall began with the arrest of five burglars inside Democratic national headquarters in Washington, D.C.'s Watergate complex...
Saudi heir's death opens door to younger voices (06/17/12)
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- For the second time in less than a year, Saudi Arabia was thrown into naming a new heir to the country's 88-year-old king following the death Saturday of Crown Prince Nayef bin Abdul-Aziz. That forces a potentially pivotal decision: Whether to bring a younger generation a step closer to ruling one of the West's most critical Middle East allies. King Abdullah has now outlived two designated successors, despite ailments of his own...
Egypt voters go to polls to pick president to succeed Mubarak (06/17/12)
CAIRO -- Egyptians on Saturday voted to choose between a conservative Islamist and Hosni Mubarak's ex-prime minister in a presidential runoff once billed as the country's long-awaited shift to democracy but now clouded by pessimism over the future...
U.N. observers suspend their patrols in Syria amid violence (06/17/12)
BEIRUT -- U.N. observers suspended their patrols in Syria on Saturday due to a recent spike in violence, the strongest sign yet that an international peace plan was unraveling despite months of diplomatic efforts to prevent the country from plunging into civil war...
Advertising Cuba's next step on capitalist road (06/17/12)
HAVANA -- For decades there's been no such thing as a commercial radio or TV spot in Cuba. Ditto for billboards, website banner ads and newspaper classifieds. It can be a refreshing change from the global marketing onslaught, but the lack of traditional advertising opportunities creates a problem for the thousands of budding entrepreneurs who have embraced President Raul Castro's push for limited free-market reform...
China sends its first female astronaut into space (06/17/12)
JIUQUAN, China -- China launched its most ambitious space mission yet Saturday, carrying its first female astronaut and two male colleagues in an attempt to dock with an orbiting module and work on board for more than a week. The Shenzhou 9 capsule lifted off as scheduled at 6:37 p.m. local time from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center on the edge of the Gobi Desert. All systems functioned normally and, just over 10 minutes later, it opened its solar panels and entered orbit...
Paraguay: 17 killed in violent land dispute (06/17/12)
ASUNCION, Paraguay -- Paraguay deployed its army Friday to resolve a violent land dispute in a remote northern forest reserve where 17 people have been killed in gunbattles between police and landless farmers. The clash occurred as police tried to evict about 150 farmers from the reserve, which is part of a huge estate owned by a Colorado Party politician opposed to leftist President Fernando Lugo. ...
Capahas beat Perryville for the fourth time (06/17/12)
Plaza Tire improved to 12-2 with a 10-0 victory
Capahas' Smith hurls gem (06/17/12)
The left-hander threw a shutout at the St. Louis Printers on Friday night
Cardinals sign second-round draft pick (06/17/12)
ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Cardinals signed second-round pick Carson Kelly, a high school third baseman from Beaverton, Ore., who seriously had been considering a scholarship at the University of Oregon. A team official said Friday that the 17-year-old Kelly received a signing bonus well above the slotted amount. Kelly dropped to the second round due to signability issues...
Holliday, Molina lead Cardinals past Royals (06/17/12)
ST. LOUIS -- Matt Holliday found that elusive comfort zone. Holliday homered and drove in five runs and Yadier Molina homered and drove in four, leading the St. Louis Cardinals to a 10-7 win over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday. Holliday also doubled twice and singled. Molina broke a 7-7 tie with a two-run, bases-loaded single off reliever Greg Holland in the seventh inning...
Cape pastor involved in several ministries (06/17/12)
Born in Argentina, Edgardo Damian Praniuk grew up with his family involved in the ministry. Today he follows in these footsteps as the associate pastor, worship director, youth pastor and Spanish ministries director at Christ Church of the Heartland in Cape Girardeau. ...
Pet of the Week 6/17/12 (06/17/12)
Name: D.C. Owner: The Cat's Butler About D.C.: D.C. (Dad's Cat) adopted my father last year. D.C. enjoys playing in the monkey grass, laying around on the patio and following my father everywhere he goes. This photo was taken while my father was raking up some straw that covered an area of new grass, the cat decided to lay down on the pile while my father continued to rake it up. D.C. was quite content to stay in the pile for several minutes...
Adopt Burley (06/17/12)
Burly is a friendly 1 1/2-2 year old Rottweiler/Pit Bull Mix. He is a happy and energetic dog. Burly walks well on a leash! For more information, contact Safe Harbor Animal Sanctuary at 243-9823.
Adopt Smith (06/17/12)
Smith is 1 1/2 years old. He is already neutered & housebroken. Smith is available for adoption at The Humane Society 334-5837.
FYI 6/17/12 (06/17/12)
The Amen Center in Delta and the Glen Allen United Methodist Women will host a 5K Run/1-Mile Walk from 8 to 11 a.m. June 30 to benefit the crisis center. The cost for the race is $20 before June 20 and $25 after June 20. The Amen Center assists families and individuals to recover from a setback, crisis or tragedy that will require a place of refuge for a transitional period. ...
Eagle Scout rank awarded (06/17/12)
Matt Gibson received the rank of Eagle Scout recently at a Court of Honor held by Troop 5 of Cape Girardeau. Matt is a student at Jackson High School. Troop 5 is sponsored by the Cape Girardeau VFW Post 3838. ...
Wood & Huston donates to United Way (06/17/12)
Wood & Huston and employees donated $6,552 to the United Way of Southeast Missouri in the 2011-2012 annual campaign. Pictured are Claudia Murphy and Clint Karnes. KFVS12 donates to United Way KFVS12/The Heartland CW and employees donated $20,157.39 to the United Way of Southeast Missouri during the 2011-2012 annual campaign. Pictured are Kim Voelker and Randy Ray...
Meals with Friends menus (06/17/12)
The Salvation Army will be hosting Meals with Friends Monday through Friday. Monday -- Ham, vegetable, fruit, bread and dessert. Tuesday -- Shepherd's pie, fruit, bread and dessert. Wednesday -- Baked chicken, mashed potatoes, vegetable, fruit, bread and dessert...
Wedding planning in the digital age (06/17/12)
iDO The days of binders stuffed with guest lists, vendors and pictures of dresses are a thing of the past for couples planning a wedding. The Internet and mobile applications have allowed wedding planning to go digital, streamlining the process for couples, families and wedding planners...
Sikeston schools honored for support of positive behavior (06/17/12)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Four Sikeston schools will receive state recognition next week for rewarding students for their positive behavior. "Overall, Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support is creating a positive, warm climate for students where teachers are looking for what students are doing right instead of what they're always doing wrong," said Joanna Branson, counselor at New Horizons Alternative Education Center in Sikeston...
Surprise wedding gifts? You might love them (06/17/12)
NEW YORK -- As a young bride-to-be, it never occurred to Jodi R.R. Smith to put a pitcher on her wedding registry. But one turned up unsolicited amid the other gifts. "At the time I thought it was lovely enough," recalled Smith, of Marblehead, Mass. "The giver had taken the time to look at my wedding crystal and found something that would match it well."...
Red Cross provides many services in Southeast Missouri (06/17/12)
The American Red Cross is known for its blood donation services. However, this is not the only service it provides. Each year the humanitarian organization responds to more than 70,000 natural and man-made disasters. These disasters include home fires, hurricanes, floods, earthquakes, tornadoes, hazardous materials spills, transportation accidents and explosions...
There is power is the words we say (06/17/12)
It will never cease to amaze me how one small word of encouragement can change someone. I have spent a lot of time this summer at the ballpark. I'd like to say I've been shagging balls, hitting home runs or serving as the chaplain to a major league club. But no, I've been doing something much more important. I've been cheering my kids on...
Jesus is with us, even in our darkest hour (06/17/12)
A stop sign prompted me to halt my van, look both ways and proceed to make a left turn. I take this route frequently, transporting a child to school. "What a pain," I mumbled to myself that particular morning. Traffic came from all directions. "I'll never get across this busy thoroughfare." It seemed I always had a reason to rush back to complete another task...
Recipes to kick off the summer season (06/17/12)
Claire Watson wrote to this recipe column sharing a cold pasta salad recipe. Since Memorial Day has passed and the unofficial beginning of the summer is here, picnic, potluck, barbecue, and family reunion seasons have begun. Claire sent in a recipe she often makes for such events. It makes a large quantity, so it is best for large groups. She got the original recipe online and then tweaked it based on hundreds of reviews and her personal preferences. She hopes you will enjoy it...
Judge says he probably won't block ABC series (06/17/12)
LOS ANGELES -- A federal judge said Friday he's inclined to allow ABC to air its new reality competition series "The Glass House" over rival network CBS' objections that the show copies "Big Brother." U.S. District Judge Gary Feess said he was not persuaded that CBS had proved it would be harmed if "Glass House" aired. He said the new show's audience participation element is likely to make it different from "Big Brother."...
Ricky Dennison (06/17/12)
CHAFFEE, Mo. — Ricky L. Dennison, 56, of New Orleans, formerly of Chaffee, died Monday, June 11, 2012, at his home. There is no service. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee is in charge of arrangements.
Charles Payne (06/17/12)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Charles "Avon" Payne, 75, of Arnold, Mo., passed away Thursday, June 14, 2012, at Des Peres Hospital in Des Peres, Mo. He was born Aug. 28, 1936, at McGee, Mo., son of John and Virgie Williams Payne. He and Kay Albert were married Jan. 30, 1960, in St. Louis...
Robert Foltz (06/17/12)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Robert Lee "Bob" Foltz, 83, of Tamms passed away Friday, June 15, 2012, at Veterans Affairs Nursing Care Center in Marion, Ill. He was born Jan. 29, 1929, in Cape Girardeau, son of Joseph and Edith Riley Foltz. Robert was a member of First Baptist Church in Tamms and a retired carpenter...
Edward Beyer (06/17/12)
ANNA, Ill. — Edward John Beyer, 79, of Anna, formerly of Salem, Mo., died Friday, June 15, 2012, at the Illinois Veterans Home in Anna. Crain Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.
Corine Turner (06/17/12)
Corine Turner, 81, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, June 15, 2012, at her home in Lebanon, Tenn. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until time of service today at McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at the funeral home, with the Rev. Janet Hopkins officiating...
Mary Ellen Trenery (06/17/12)
PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. -- Mary Ellen Trenery, 73, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, June 15, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Visitation will be from 9:30 to 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Eustachius Catholic Church in Portageville. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the church, with the Rev. Allan Saunders officiating...
Charles Pillars (06/17/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Charles A. Pillars, 91, of Perryville died Saturday, June 16, 2012, at Independence Care Center of Perry County. Friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. Monday at Young and Sons Funeral Home. Visitation will continue from 6:30 a.m. until the service Tuesday...
William Whiteside (06/17/12)
William Raymond "Bill" Whiteside, 78, of Jackson passed away Friday, June 15, 2012, at his home. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the chapel of McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at McCombs Funeral Home, with the Rev. Stan Hargis officiating...
Maxine Stabbs (06/17/12)
BENTON, Mo. — Maxine Stabbs, 74, of Benton died Saturday, June 16, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Benton.
Glenwood Blechle (06/17/12)
Glenwood C. Blechle, 82, of Jackson died Saturday, June 16, 2012, at Jackson Manor. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Interment will be at Memorial Park Cemetery in Cape Girardeau...
Barry Davis (06/17/12)
Barry D. Davis, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, June 16, 2012, at Dove Health & Rehab of Collierville in Collierville, Tenn. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Dorothy Miles (06/17/12)
Dorothy L. Miles, 100, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, June 15, 2012, at her home. She was born March 30, 1912, in Farmington, Mo., daughter of J.B. Laws Sr. and Alice Mae Griffin Laws. On Aug. 29, 1943, she was married to Paul C. Miles in Farmington. He passed away Jan. 21, 2005...
Robert Evans (06/17/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Robert E. "Bob" Evans, 85, of Perryville died June 16, 2012, at Independence Care Center of Perry County in Perryville. He was born Oct. 31, 1926, in Perryville, son of Gilbert and Reva Rader Evans. He was preceded in death by his wife Piccola Meador...
Rose Welter (06/17/12)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Rose Marie Welter, 77, of Chaffee passed away at the Chaffee Nursing Center on Friday, June 15, 2012. She was born Aug. 28, 1934, to the late Anton and Agnes Enderle Welter at their home near Chaffee. Rose was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Chaffee...
Danny Floyd (06/17/12)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Danny Michael Floyd, 53, of Chaffee passed away Saturday, June 9, 2012, comforted by family and friends, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 24, 1958, in Dexter, Mo., to the Rev. Harry "Sonny" and Freda Reaves Floyd...
Births 6/17/12 (06/17/12)
Twin daughter and son to Benjamin Ray and Laura Elizabeth Foster of Kennett, Mo., Saint Francis Medical Center, Tuesday, May 22, 2012. Reese Elizabeth was born at 9:29 p.m. and weighed 4 pounds, 2 ounces. Rhett Benjamin was born at 9:30 p.m. and weighed 4 pounds, 9 ounces. ...
Long - Kipper (06/17/12)
Sarah Ashley Long and Lt. Rory Marshall Kipper were married Nov. 23, 2011, in Cape Girardeau. Judge Scott Lipke performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Darrell Long of Kirkwood, Mo., and Debbie Long of Cape Girardeau. The groom is the son of Paul and Bonnie Kipper of Cape Girardeau...
Campbell - Moore (06/17/12)
Morgan Nicole Campbell and Jeremy Wade Moore were united in marriage May 27, 2012, in Atlantic Beach, N.C. Dave Sears performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Ray Campbell and Jackie Dannenmueller of Scott City. The groom is the son of Joe and Pamela Moore of Scott City...
Nance - LaGrand (06/17/12)
Evelyn Nance of Whitewater announces the engagement of her granddaughter, Trisha LaDawn Nance, to Ivan Daniel LaGrand, both of Marquand, Mo. He is the son of the late Floyd and Virginia LaGrand of Cape Girardeau. Nance is a 1996 graduate of Jackson High School. She is employed at Saint Francis Medical Center...
Reischman - Lester (06/17/12)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Don and Loraine Reischman of Chaffee announce the engagement of their daughter, Rebecca Sue Reischman, to Joshua Thomas Lester, both of Richmond, Va. He is the son of Mark and Patricia Lester of Cape Girardeau. Reischman received a bachelor of science degree in nursing from Southeast Missouri State University in 2004. She is a registered nurse at Virginia Commonwealth University...
Fike - Friga (06/17/12)
Pamela Seabaugh of Jackson and Ronald Fike of Tecumseh, Kan., announce the engagement of their daughter, Stacey Lynn Fike, to Craig Michael Friga. He is the son of Sandy Black and Mark Friga of Oran, Mo. Fike is a graduate of Jackson High School and Southeast Missouri State University. She is employed at Southeast Health...
Neal - Bock (06/17/12)
Tim and Joyce Neal of Cape Girardeau announce the engagement of their daughter, Sara Jane Neal, to Austin Lee Bock, both of Jackson. He is the son of Lee and Debbie Bock of Cape Girardeau. Neal is a 2006 graduate of Jackson High School. She received a bachelor of science degree in business administration from the University of Missouri in 2010. She is an account coordinator at Red Letter Communications...
Pingel - Jenkins (06/17/12)
Dale and Rene Pingel of Cape Girardeau announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsey Shea Pingel, to Curtis Michael Jenkins. He is the son of Michael and Debbie Jenkins of Clinton, Tenn. Pingel is a 2008 graduate of Central High School. She received a bachelor of science degree in nursing from the University of Missouri-Columbia Sinclair School of Nursing in May...
Bruenderman - 40 Years (06/17/12)
Mr. and Mrs. Dave Bruenderman of Cape Girardeau are hosting a family dinner today in celebration of their 40th wedding anniversary. Bruenderman and Joyce Seyer were married June 17, 1972, at St. Mary's Cathedral, by the Rev. James Seyer. The couple has four children, Jennifer (Chris) Dunn of Cape Girardeau, David (Sarah) Bruenderman of Fruitland, B.J. (Sarah) Bruenderman and Travis (Amanda) Bruenderman of Scott City. They have seven grandchildren...
Legrand - 50 Years (06/17/12)
BENTON, Mo. -- Mr. and Mrs. Monroe LeGrand of Benton celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary May 5, 2012, at St. Denis Catholic Church in Benton. Monroe and Germaine were married May 5, 1962, at St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Chaffee, Mo. The couple has two children, Donnie (Gera) LeGrand and June (Craig) Worth of Benton. They have seven grandchildren, Megan (Gene) Kerns, Dustin, Nicholas and Andrew LeGrand, Jessica, Stephanie and Marissa Worth...
Borgfield - 50 Years (06/17/12)
Mr. and Mrs. Larry Borgfield of Jackson celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a dinner and dance June 2, 2012, at Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center. Borgfield and Audrey Foeste were married May 26, 1962, at St. Mary's Cathedral, by the Rev. William Daly. Their attendants were Don and June Borgfield, Dick Loos, Verna Lancaster, Charles Martin and Rosemary Dreyer...
Cape Girardeau fire report 6/17/12 (06/17/12)
Firefighters responded to the following calls Thursday:...
Cape Girardeau police report 6/17/12 (06/17/12)
The Cape Girardeau Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. DWIs...
Jackson police and fire reports 6/17/12 (06/17/12)
The Jackson Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. Summonses Firefighters responded to the following calls Saturday:...
Out of the past 6/17/12 (06/17/12)
For the second day in a row, an intense electrical thunderstorm with hail and heavy rain strikes parts of Cape Girardeau County, causing additional property damage; fire caused by lighting destroys a barn along Route K, west of Cape Girardeau; two houses in Jackson and one in Cape Girardeau are struck by lightning...
Summer school menus June 18 to 22 (06/17/12)
MONDAY--Cheeseburger, steak fries, fruit. TUESDAY--Hot pocket, mixed veggies, fruit. WEDNESDAY--Spaghetti & meat sauce, corn, fruit. THURSDAY--Hot dog, peas, fruit. FRIDAY--Chicken nuggets, green beans, fruit. Kelly MONDAY--Turkey & cheese sandwich, chips, slaw...
Here's to you, Dad (06/17/12)
If you are a father and holding this newspaper in your hand, you're probably one of the good guys. Well-informed, educated and responsible. You probably have changed diapers. Coached ballgames. Taken your child or children to church. You've probably been up during the wee hours, either trying to get your baby to sleep or hoping your teen comes home safely. ...
Speak Out 6/17/12 (06/17/12)
I am calling about the speed limit in Chaffee, Mo. The person who wrote in, if she doesn't like Chaffee, she needs to move out because the speed limit is 20 miles per hour and should stay there. People are running stop signs because they are texting and talking on the phone and speeding 45 to 50 mph. This is not a racetrack; there is not a freeway out there. I'm tired of this...
Prayer 6/17/12 (06/17/12)
O Lord God, thank you for fathers who seek you, our Heavenly Father. Amen.
Ride of the Week: 1968 Plymouth GTX (06/17/12)
Make and model: 1968 Plymouth GTX Owner(s): Gale and Sandy Crites Owner's hometown: Jackson Restored to new condition. 440 Engine with extra horse power My car's name: Mr. X My first new car I bought when I was 18 years old was identical to this car. I raced the original one. All my buddied envied my car back then, because it was faster than theirs...
"Who Ya' Gonna Call?" (06/17/12)
"Who ya' gonna call? The Southeast Missouri Amateur Radio Club, your town's Radio Hams!" A Public Demonstration of Emergency Communications will be held from noon Saturday June 23rd until noon Sunday June 24th at Klaus County Park in Jackson, Missouri, located across the interstate from the Missouri Veterans' Home...
cape's asset unmatched (06/17/12)
in 2006 I completed a 52 year professional career in pharmacy and the george family was a special pharmacy family to all. Homer directed me in the right direction in 1958 after graduation from st. louis college of pharmacy. Harry and I were roomates ( cannot reveal any stories or facts about King) and Milton, from the jeep days to those past midnight visits during my dads recovery from aneursym surgery by the late dr. ...
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