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Illinois man charged with patronizing prostitution in Cape; woman also cited (06/27/12)
Police cited a Thebes, Ill., man for patronizing prostitution in south Cape Girardeau early Sunday evening, said Cape Girardeau Police Department spokesman Darrin Hickey. About 5:40 p.m., officers on a routine patrol near Shawnee Park and South West End Boulevard saw an occupied vehicle parked in a gravel lot, Hickey said. Officers contacted the occupants and determined a sex act had occurred in exchange for money, Hickey said...
State Senate candidates battle over pro-life credentials (06/27/12)
A Republican primary race between two area state House colleagues seeking the same Missouri Senate seat became more contentious Tuesday, as a pro-life group used a news conference about a candidate endorsement to call his opponent's record on the subject into question...
Who's No. 1? Vote for the best in Cape County (06/27/12)
What's your favorite pizza joint? Favorite antique store? Favorite fitness center, hair salon or body shop? See the special, sixth annual "People's Choice" ballot in today's newspaper and vote for the best of the best in Cape Girardeau County. There are 106 categories for local businesses, all of which are hoping for your vote...
Oak Ridge man wins $100,000 lottery prize (06/27/12)
An Oak Ridge man is $100,000 richer after purchasing a Missouri Lottery $100,000 Mega Fortune Scratchers ticket. John Nix, 39, bought the winning ticket June 15 at Motomart in Perryville, Mo., and uncovered the top prize while in the parking lot, the Missouri Lottery said in a news release. He traveled to the St. Louis Lottery office June 18 to claim the prize...
Casino draws job seekers to employment fair Tuesday in Cape (06/27/12)
Job seekers who poured into the Show Me Center on Tuesday said they had hopes of finding better employment opportunities for themselves at the Isle of Capri's Cape Girardeau casino opening this fall. About 50 people were in line when the first of three information sessions began at 8 a.m., said Jill Alexander, Isle spokeswoman. About 300 people attended the three sessions Tuesday. Additional sessions are scheduled from 8 to 11 a.m., noon to 3 p.m. and 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday...
Cape area economic development agency postpones director search (06/27/12)
The search for a new executive director for the area's economic development agency, Cape Girardeau Area Magnet, has been postponed. After a search and extensive personal interview process, the search committee and the Magnet board of directors determined that the finalist candidates did not meet the desired qualifications for the position, the not-for-profit organization announced Tuesday in a news release...
Cape rental inspection program gets mixed reviews from landlords (06/27/12)
A revised Cape Girardeau rental inspection program received mixed reviews from landlords Tuesday night, with some saying it offers much needed accountability to those who rent property and others saying it doesn't hold tenants accountable enough. During a 90-minute meeting of the Cape Area Landlords Association, assistant city manager Kelly Green and association president Jason Coalter spoke to about 50 area landlords reviewing a proposed ordinance and fielding questions...
Perryville postpones Fourth of July fireworks display (06/27/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Due to the high threat for fires, the city of Perryville has announced it will postpone its Fourth of July fireworks show to an undetermined date. The fire danger scale lists the city's threat level as "extreme," which is the highest threat, city administrator Brent Buerck said in a news release...
Candidate drops out of Scott County sheriff race (06/27/12)
BENTON, Mo. -- One of three candidates for Scott County sheriff has pulled out of the race.
Burn restrictions issued in Scott, Union counties (06/27/12)
Two local counties instituted burn bans Tuesday in response to drought and forecast high temperatures and low humidity. In Union County, Ill., commissioners issued a ban on all open burning due to dry conditions, with violators subject to fines, according to a news release from the county's prosecutor...
East Prairie pastor faces additional sodomy charge (06/27/12)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- An East Prairie, Mo., church pastor arrested on child pornography and sodomy charges now faces an additional charge of sodomy. Kenneth Neal Allen, 36, waived his preliminary hearing Thursday in Mississippi County and is due to appear at 1 p.m. July 10 in Mississippi County Circuit Court before Judge David Dolan. A bond reduction request was also denied...
Chaffee man charged with burglary, drug possession (06/27/12)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- A Chaffee man has been arrested on burglary and drug charges. According to a news release from Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter, Kurt A. Knuckles, 46, has been charged with second-degree burglary, felony stealing, stealing a firearm, possession of a controlled substance, possession of synthetic cannabinoid and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia...
Work on train tracks starts large wildfire in Stoddard County (06/27/12)
DEXTER, Mo. -- A large brush fire was sparked Tuesday along train tracks running north and south near Highway 25 when a maintenance vehicle reportedly was working on the tracks. The fire started about one mile north of U.S. 60 and traveled to just north of Bernie...
Jackson School Board passes budget (06/27/12)
The Jackson School Board approved the 2012-2013 operating budget and updated district policies Tuesday night. "We spend, on average, $2,500 less per student than the average Missouri school district," district chief financial officer Wade Bartels said, highlighting district thriftiness...
Candidate questionnaire: Debra Tracy (06/27/12)
NAME: Debra Tracy AGE: 58 PLACE OF BIRTH: Osage, Iowa SPOUSE, CHILDREN'S NAMES: Brian, Clinton, and Lauren OCCUPATION: Administrative assistant; Minister EDUCATION: Attended Southwest Community College, Creston, IA Missouri Western State, St Joseph, MO;...
Candidate questionnaire: Jerry Eggimann (06/27/12)
NAME: Jerry Eggimann AGE: 75 PLACE OF BIRTH: Gordonville SPOUSE'S, CHILDREN'S NAMES: Linda Zimmerman Eggimann wife, children; Stacy Eggimann Harris of Conway, Arkansas, Cassie Eggimann Marshall of Carrollton, Georgia, Dirk Eggimann of Advance, Missouri...
Candidate questionnaire: Donnie Kiefer (06/27/12)
NAME: Donnie Kiefer AGE: 53 PLACE OF BIRTH: Cape Girardeau, Missouri SPOUSE'S, CHILDREN'S NAMES: Spouse: Mary Ann (Wilhelm) Kiefer Children: Morgan (Blaine) Swinford Mallory (Jeremey) Dohogne Madelyn Kiefer Grandchildren: Adam Kiefer Swinford Liza Brielle Dohogne...
Candidate questionnaire: Doug Libla (06/27/12)
NAME: Doug Libla AGE: 60 PLACE OF BIRTH: Greenville, MO SPOUSE'S, CHILDREN'S NAMES: Spouse - Elaine Libla 1 Daughter & 2 Grandsons EDUCATION: Greenville High School - Greenville, MO Three Rivers College OCCUPATION: Self-Employed EMPLOYER: Self-Employed...
A night for teens at the Cape library (06/27/12)
Collin Smith, 13, builds a castle Tuesday night during Night Ninjas, Hemp Jewelry & Extreme Legos at the Cape Girardeau Public Library. The program aimed at teenagers offered several opportunities for creative expression, including making beads, necklaces and working with clay. Upcoming teen events at the library include Humans vs. Zombies 2, a tag game, on July 6, a water fight night July 10 and a program on night photography July 12...
In federal court: Poplar Bluff man pleads guilty to drug charges (06/27/12)
The U.S. attorney's office released the following information Tuesday for defendants who appeared before U.S. District Judge Stephen N. Limbaugh Jr. PLEADED GUILTY Residence: Poplar Bluff, Mo. Charges: Conspiracy to distribute 280 grams or more of cocaine base...
In federal court: Arkansas man pleads guilty to drug charges (06/27/12)
The U.S. attorney's office released the following information Tuesday for defendants who appeared before U.S. District Judge Stephen N. Limbaugh Jr. Pleaded guilty Age: 39 Residence: Blytheville, Ark. Charges: Conspiracy to distribute 280 grams or more of cocaine base and conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine, in a separate case...
Traffic fatalities up in area, across Missouri (06/27/12)
Traffic fatalities are up nearly 20 percent statewide from last year, the first increase after six years of decline, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said. Fatalities are up 19 percent for Troop E, which covers 13 counties in Southeast Missouri. The state recorded 375 traffic fatalities from Jan. 1 through June 25 this year, compared with 313 in the same period for 2011, the department said. Troop E counties recorded 32 fatalities during the period in 2012 and 27 in 2011...
Route MM in Stoddard, Dunklin counties reduced for pavement repairs (06/27/12)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Route MM from Route U to Route J in Stoddard and Dunklin counties will be reduced to one lane with a 12-foot width restriction today as Missouri Department of Transportation crews seal the roadway with a mixture of rock and oil. Weather permitting, the work will be done from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. The work zone will be marked with signs. Motorists are urged to use caution while traveling near the area...
Scientists say soil is unusually dry in Missouri (06/27/12)
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - Many parts of Missouri have gone a while since their last big rain. But just how dry is it? A soil science professor at the University of Missouri-Columbia says the Midwest is going through its driest period since 1988. Professor Randy Miles says the soil is dry down to nearly five feet, which is the depth where most crops get the moisture they need to thrive...
Absentee voting begins for Mo. primary elections (06/27/12)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Voting is officially getting under way for Missouri's primary elections. Tuesday is the first day that registered voters may cast absentee ballots for the Aug. 7 party primaries. Missouri requires people voting absentee to meet one of several conditions. One of the most commonly used is an expectation of being absent from the proper jurisdiction on election day...
McCaskill to skip Democratic convention, campaign in Mo. (06/27/12)
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Claire McCaskill, one of the most vulnerable Democrats up for re-election in 2012, plans to skip the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. McCaskill said Tuesday she will spend the week campaigning in Missouri instead. She joined a growing list of Democrats in conservative districts who have decided to avoid the convention, which will be a showcase of President Barack Obama's re-election campaign...
Homeless scramble after Springfield camp closed (06/27/12)
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- An advocate for the homeless said a north Springfield camp, long used by area homeless, is nearly empty. Only two of the nearly two dozen former campers remain after a police crackdown late last week on trespassers on the privately owned wooded lot...
House rejects bid to slash rural airline subsidies (06/27/12)
WASHINGTON -- The House on Tuesday turned back an attempt by a tea party-backed GOP conservative to slash taxpayer subsidies for air service to isolated smaller cities and towns that can cost hundreds of dollars a ticket. The 238-164 vote killed a bid by Rep. Tom McClintock, R-Calif., to slash the Essential Air Service program, which subsidizes flights to 120 communities, including Cape Girardeau, in 35 states and 43 towns in Alaska...
Facebook draws ire with email switch (06/27/12)
NEW YORK -- In yet another change that upset users, Facebook has replaced the email addresses users chose to display on their profile pages with @facebook.com addresses. Previously, users may have displayed their personal yahoo.com or gmail.com address to let people know how to contact them outside of Facebook. Now, Facebook has hidden those addresses and put a Facebook email listing in its place...
Talks fail to resolve attorney general contempt issue (06/27/12)
WASHINGTON -- Obama administration officials and House Republican staff members Tuesday failed to resolve a document dispute that could lead to a precedent-setting contempt of Congress vote Thursday against Attorney General Eric Holder. A House Republican official, who was not authorized to be quoted by name, said White House and Justice Department representatives met and showed GOP staff fewer than 30 pages of documents related to the aftermath of the botched gun-tracking operation known as Fast and Furious.. ...
Senate leaders say they have reached student loan deal (06/27/12)
WASHINGTON -- The Senate's top Democrat and Republican said Tuesday they've reached a deal that would prevent interest rates on college loans from doubling beginning this weekend for millions of students. But House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, has yet to decide whether the pact will be acceptable to his Republican-run chamber...
Local police increase immigration enforcement (06/27/12)
ESCONDIDO, Calif. -- State and local police across the country didn't need the U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding Arizona's "show me your papers" immigration law to begin turning people over to the federal government for deportation. Since late 2007, they have helped identify nearly 20 percent of the nation's 1.6 million deportations -- a trend that will likely accelerate...
Debby weakens to tropical depression (06/27/12)
ST. GEORGE ISLAND, Fla. -- Debby, the guest that wouldn't leave, is ruining things for a lot of other visitors despite weakening to a tropical depression and leaving Florida's Gulf Coast behind. The National Hurricane Center said at 7 p.m. Tuesday that Debby the tropical storm had been downgraded to a tropical depression with maximum sustained winds of 35 mph as it slogged across northern Florida toward the Atlantic coast...
Homebuilders lead stocks up on Wall Street (06/27/12)
NEW YORK -- Homebuilders led stocks up on Tuesday, helping major indexes recoup some losses from the day before. Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. surged after the media conglomerate said it may split into two companies. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 32.01 points to close at 12,534.67...
Today in History (06/27/12)
Today is Wednesday, June 27, the 179th day of 2012. There are 187 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 27, 1942, the FBI announced the arrests of eight Nazi saboteurs who had been put ashore in Florida and Long Island, N.Y. (All were tried and sentenced to death; six were executed while two were spared for having turned themselves in and cooperating with U.S. authorities.)...
Turkey warns Syria away from its border (06/27/12)
BEIRUT -- Turkey warned Syria on Tuesday to keep its forces away from the countries' troubled border or risk an armed response -- a furious reply to the downing of a Turkish military plane last week by the Damascus regime. NATO backed up Turkey and condemned Syria for shooting down the plane but stopped short of threatening military action, reflecting its reluctance to get involved in a conflict that could ignite a broader war...
Flooding in India (06/27/12)
People use a raft made of banana plants to wade through flood waters in Gauhati, India, Tuesday, June 26, 2012. ...
Koreas suffer worst drought in century (06/27/12)
KOHYON-RI, North Korea -- North Korea dispatched soldiers to pour buckets of water on parched fields and South Korean officials scrambled to save a rare mollusk threatened by the heat as the worst dry spell in a century gripped the Korean peninsula...
Egypt court rules military cannot arrest civilians (06/27/12)
CAIRO -- An Egyptian court suspended Tuesday a government decision allowing military police and intelligence to arrest civilians, a setback for the country's military rulers after the decree drew an outcry from opponents who accused them of trying to impose martial law...
Leaders weigh urgent steps as Europe summit draws closer (06/27/12)
BRUSSELS -- European leaders are reaching for bold solutions to end a 2-year-old debt crisis that's spread economic misery across Europe, raised doubts about the future of the euro currency, rattled investors and threatened global growth. Investors have driven up interest rates on Spanish and Italian debt to unsustainable levels, raising the risk those big countries will need a bailout the rest of Europe can't afford. ...
Canada PM offers help with mall collapse (06/27/12)
ELLIOT LAKE, Ontario -- Rescue crews geared up Tuesday to start dismantling a partially collapsed mall in a northern Ontario city in an effort to rescue victims despite fading hopes of finding anyone alive. Officials planned to use heavy equipment to clear a path from outside the building to resume rescue efforts stalled over fears the unstable structure could further collapse, leaving rescuers trapped inside the mall...
University of Missouri approves plan to expand football stadium (06/27/12)
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Missouri isn't waiting until it officially joins the Southeastern Conference on July 1 to make a big splash in the college football arms race. University curators on Tuesday quickly and unanimously approved a request by athletic director Mike Alden to borrow $72 million through the sale of revenue bonds to add more than 6,000 seats to Memorial Stadium, which has a capacity of 71,004. ...
Boxing an integral part of Cape Girardeau native Kenny Adams' life (06/27/12)
Kenny Adams never fails to let people know where he grew up. "I tell people all the time, although the big meathead is [Rush] Limbaugh, I'm the big hero from Cape Girardeau," Adams said with a laugh. Adams, a world-renowned boxing trainer for more than five decades, has slowed down some but still is active in the fight game...
Cape Girardeau Senior Legion baseball team drops pair (06/27/12)
The Ford & Sons Cape Girardeau Senior American Legion Post 63 baseball team continued to struggle Tuesday. Cape lost a pair of home games, 5-3 to Blytheville, Ark., and 4-3 to Ste. Genevieve. Post 63 (12-14) has suffered eight consecutive defeats. Blytheville's Zach Skelton took a no-hitter into the seventh and final inning before Cape scored two runs to make things interesting...
Area calendar 6/27/12 (06/27/12)
Camps Southeast camps: Southeast Missouri State will hold a variety of sports camps. Camps offered will be for baseball, men's and women's basketball, football, gymnastics, soccer, softball and volleyball. All the camp information can be found on the Southeast athletics department website at gosoutheast.com...
Area digest 6/27/12 (06/27/12)
Joe Jacobs and Lachelle Cook joined forces to win the SEMO Horseshoe Association's 15-team tournament at the Oran Jaycees. Terry Holder and Doris Stubenrauch took second, while Randy Senciboy and Kelcee DaVault were third. The team of Randy Grady and Carolyn Schreckenberg won the 19-team tournament at the Jackson Knights of Columbus...
Cardinals extend winning streak to five (06/27/12)
MIAMI -- Yadier Molina is keeping things simple, and his approach is working. The All-Star catcher hit a three-run homer, and Kyle Lohse pitched into the eighth inning to lead the St. Louis Cardinals past the staggering Miami Marlins 5-2 on Tuesday night for their fifth straight victory...
Evading Ticketmaster, Louis C.K. sells tour himself (06/27/12)
NEW YORK -- After selling a comedy special directly to fans and upending the comedy business, Louis C.K. is taking the same approach with tickets to his next tour. The comedian announced Monday evening that he'll charge a flat, no-fee rate of $45 to all of the shows on a 39-city tour he kicks off in October. Tickets will bypass ticketing services and are available only through louisck.com...
News Corp. considers split in two; stock jumps (06/27/12)
LOS ANGELES -- Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. is preparing to spin off its book and newspaper business into a separate company, an acknowledgment that the printed page will never again be central to the company's future. Murdoch's plan to split his company represents a break from the past. ...
Josephine Messmer (06/27/12)
KELSO, Mo. -- Josephine Mary Messmer, 94, of Kelso died Monday, June 25, 2012, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 1, 1918, in Chaffee, Mo., to Joseph Andrew and Bertha Theresa Seyer Himmelsbach. She and Leon Joseph Messmer were married Aug. 23, 1941, in Chaffee. He preceded her in death Oct. 9, 1955...
Floyd Lingle (06/27/12)
Floyd Edward Lingle age 87 of St. Ives, Australia, formerly of Ware, Ill., and Dongola, Ill., died Tuesday, March 6, 2012, in Australia. Military honors will be given at 10 a.m. Friday at Jones Funeral Home in Villa Ridge, Ill., by members of the Illinois National Guard Burial Team and area veterans. Interment will follow in the Meisenhimer-Mount Olive Cemetery rural east of Dongola...
Eastman Foster (06/27/12)
KELSO, Mo. -- Eastman Gage Foster, 69, of Kelso died Tuesday, June 26, 2012, at Southeast Hospital. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. A service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Cape County Memorial Park Mausoleum, with the Rev. Darrell E. Faire Sr. officiating...
Lexi White (06/27/12)
CHAFFEE, Mo. — Lexi White, 10, of Chaffee died Tuesday, June 26, 2012, at Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital in St. Louis. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee is in charge of arrangements.
Tyler Staral (06/27/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Tyler J. Staral, 19, of O'Fallon, Ill., formerly of Perryville, died Sunday, June 24, 2012, from injuries sustained in an accident in Belleville, Ill. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until time of service Friday at Miller Family Funeral Home in Perryville...
Albert Craig (06/27/12)
ANNA, Ill. -- Albert R. "Abe" Craig, 88, of Anna died Monday, June 25, 2012, at Union County Hospital in Anna. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Anna. Masonic rites will be conducted at 7 p.m. by Anna Masonic Lodge 520 AF&AM...
Adam McCoy (06/27/12)
Paul Adam McCoy, 34, of Balch Springs, Texas, formerly of Jackson, died Monday, June 25, 2012, as a result of an automobile accident in Mesquite, Texas. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mildred Fox (06/27/12)
Mildred H. Fox, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, June 25, 2012, at the Lutheran Home. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Donny Ford officiating. Burial will be in Cape County Memorial Park Cemetery...
Kenneth Mercer (06/27/12)
Kenneth Bryce Mercer, 98, passed away Tuesday, June 26, 2012, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was formerly of Morton, Ill. He was born June 30, 1913, in Peoria, Ill., to Joseph and Bertha Carper Mercer. He and Virginia Yentes were married Feb. 10, 1940, in Peoria...
James Mirgeaux (06/27/12)
James John Mirgeaux, 87, of Scott City died Tuesday, June 26, 2012, at Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee, Mo. He was born Feb. 24, 1925, in Fornfelt, to Joseph and Alice Rozmerski Mirgeaux. He married Valeria G. Ressel on Oct. 18, 1949, in Kelso, Mo...
Nylahmae O'Donnell (06/27/12)
Nylahmae O'Donnell, 89, of Mexico, Mo., died Sunday, June 24, 2012. She was born Oct. 30, 1921, in Clark, S.D., daughter of Ralph Bernard and Mary Nielsen Fisher. O'Donnell enlisted in the WACs in March 1943 and served until September 1945. She and William Edward O'Donnell were married April 25, 1945, at Pearl Harbor Naval Chapel in Honolulu...
Hugh LeDure (06/27/12)
Hugh Andrew LeDure, 90, of Jackson died Monday, June 25, 2012, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 24, 1921, in Commerce, Mo., to August and Anna Martin LeDure. Hugh graduated from Benton High School. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Jackson, Altenthal-Joerns American Legion Post 158, life member of DAV Chapter 16 and chaplain 13 years, volunteer at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau and a sponsor for AA several years...
Hilda Wills (06/27/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Hilda O'Linda Elsie Weinrich Wills, 89, of Perryville died Tuesday, June 26, 2012, at Independence Care Center of Perry County. She was born Oct. 30, 1922, in Perry County, daughter of August and Alma Fluegel Weinrich. She and Melvin Wills were married Oct. 12, 1947. He preceded her in death Feb. 1, 2001...
Jackson police and fire report 6/27/12 (06/27/12)
The Jackson Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. Arrest...
Cape Girardeau police report 6/27/12 (06/27/12)
The Cape Girardeau Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. Arrests...
Cape Girardeau fire report 6/27/12 (06/27/12)
Firefighters responded to the following calls Sunday:...
Out of the past 6/27/12 (06/27/12)
Longtime Cape Girardeau lawyer Rush Limbaugh Sr. says the resignation of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Lewis Powell will be a loss to the nation; Limbaugh has known the justice for more than 30 years; Powell made his resignation public Friday. Robertson's Creative Photography, owned by Steve and Mary Ann Robertson, recently moved to a new location, 605 Broadway, from 911 N. Missouri Ave...
Military strength: We should learn from the birds (06/27/12)
It will come as no surprise to many of you, but I have officially gone to the birds. Some who don't share my political views are surely not surprised. With a couple of bird feeders, I have a newfound hobby of feeding birds and watching their antics...
Speaker Series (06/27/12)
Many nationally recognized individuals have spoken at Southeast Missouri State University over the years. This trend will continue with the 2012-2013 University Speaker Series. Featured this year will be a retired U.S. Army general and diplomat, a future baseball Hall of Fame manager, Grammy Award-winning musical artist, and a U.S. Olympic figure skater, among others...
Speak Out 6/27/12 (06/27/12)
I would like to know why Michelle Obama and Barack Obama are totally against this voter ID but yet when they have a book signing, an ID is one of the requirements to get in there to have your book signed. I just traveled the new Broadway in front of the Southeast Missourian and the KFVS12 station on down toward Main Street and Water Street. ...
Prayer 6/27/12 (06/27/12)
O Lord Jesus, we pray that rain would bless our dry land. Amen.
Frozen yogurt shop trend hits Cape Girardeau (06/27/12)
Simply Swirled, a self-serve frozen yogurt shop is coming to Cape Girardeau. In recent years this industry has seen significant growth across the country. This popular product is not yet offered in the Cape Girardeau area, but has found its way to many surrounding areas such as Farmington, Carbondale, Paducah, and St. Louis...
How to become a Mo. teacher (06/27/12)
The American Board, a non-profit dedicated to recruiting and certifying community-based teachers in Missouri, will host a public event on how local residents can become certified Missouri teachers. Attendees will learn what to expect in a career as a teacher and receive advisement on a personalized path to certification...
Girl Scouts earn highest award (06/27/12)
Four local teenagers have earned the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest award in Girl Scouting. To earn the Girl Scout Gold Award, each girl must complete extensive leadership requirements, including thirty hours in a leadership role and forty hours of career exploration. Girls must also complete at least sixty-five hours of research, preparation, service, and evaluation for a project that serves a need in their community, locally or globally...
2012 Missouri Heart Gallery on Display in Cape! (06/27/12)
For the first year, the traveling Missouri Adoption Heart Gallery will be on display at Wehrenberg Cape West 14 Cine located at 247 Siemers Drive, Cape Girardeau, MO from July 2nd through July 13th with an intermittent stop at LaCroix Church on July 7th and 8th...
My firecracker (06/27/12)
Trinity is a therapy dog with Pet Pals. She loves dressing up and is a very happy dog meeting kids, adults, dogs and even cats!!! Our family just loves her!!
Flamingos decorate Scout Camp (06/27/12)
Darryl Huggins, Asst. Scout Master with Troop 5 recently attened Camp Manchester near Benton, KY with his patrol. Darryl decorated his camp site with flamingos. Pictured are Darryl Huggins, Debbie and Howard Perr. The Perr's came to family night at Camp Manchester to visit Debbie's brother, Darryl Huggins and thier nephew, Alex Huggins(not pictured)...
Troop 5 attends Boy Scout Camp Manchester (06/27/12)
Boy Scout Troop 5 recently attended Boy Scout Camp Manchester near Benton, KY. Pictured are front row, left to right: Caleb Inman, Zach White, Noland Brown, Carson Retter, Kyle Brown, Max Dale, Noah Karkanen, Back Row, left to right: Bennet Robinson, Harrison Ayers, Alex Huggins(SPL), Christian Retter, Gavin Brown, Zach Rhodes...
Broadway Prescription Shop Celebrates! (06/27/12)
Friends and customers of Broadway Prescription Shop gather for a ribbon cutting by new owners, Lee Schlitt and Kevin Wood, and an 80th birthday celebration that included previous owner, Harry George.
The Humane Society's Featured Pet (06/27/12)
Alex is 5 years old. She is already spayed. Alex is available for adoption at The Humane Society of Southeast Missouri, 573-334-5837. See more pets available at www.semopets.org.
Thanks for trophy case (06/27/12)
With the encouragement of superintendent Dr. Jim Welker and with the assistance of Central High School building principal Dr. Mike Cowan and Central High School athletic director Lance Tollison, we have been able to reestablish the Central High School Athletic Hall of Fame the past two years. We now have 51 individuals and four teams that have been placed in the Central High School Athletic Hall of Fame...
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