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Stories from Sunday, July 8, 2012

Too little or too much: Cape Girardeau, county evaluate buildings to address space issues (07/08/12)
As a permit technician for the city of Cape Girardeau, Dianna Barnes knows what it means to need more room. Tucked away in an office in the top floor of city hall, the tables behind the 18-year city employee's desk are stacked with boxes and boxes full of engineering documents. An area next to where she works has a half-dozen or so rolled-up commercial building plans awaiting storage...
Protest overruled, work resumes on Birds Point levee (07/08/12)
Work will resume on the Birds Point levee now that a protest to a construction bid has been deemed "without merit" by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Cape Girardeau man charged in office vandalism (07/08/12)
Cape Girardeau police arrested Friday a man accused of causing hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage to a Cape Girardeau office building. Travis Fornkohl of Cape Girardeau is accused in an act of vandalism at an office building at 3065 Williams St. Fornkohl was arrested Friday morning and has been charged with second-degree burglary and property damage, according to Cape Girardeau County Prosecuting Attorney Morley Swingle...
Man dies in police custody in Poplar Bluff (07/08/12)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- State officials are investigating a Poplar Bluff man's death while in police custody. An autopsy was performed on Charles A. Riels, 40, Friday afternoon by Dr. Russell Deidiker at Mineral Area Regional Medical Center in Farmington, Mo., according to Butler County Coroner Jim Akers...
Temperature again hits record high in Cape on Saturday (07/08/12)
With a high of 104 degrees recorded in Cape Girardeau on Saturday, the day's high temperature soared past the previous record of 99, set in 1964. The high temperature was recorded at 12:59 p.m. Saturday. Nine of the past 10 days have seen temperatures above 100 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. Tuesday was the only day in the past 10 that temperatures stayed in the 90s...
Three hurt in Millersville collision (07/08/12)
Three people were hurt in a collision Saturday on Highway 72 in Millersville. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a 2005 Hyundai Sonata driven by Joe Schaffer, 39, of Perkins, Mo., pulled into the path of a 2004 Chevrolet Cavalier driven by Joshua Karn, 16, of Fredericktown, Mo., shortly before 1 p.m...
Gubernatorial candidate Spence speaks to GOP women's club in Cape (07/08/12)
One of Dave Spence's most formative memories took place in Jackson nearly three decades ago, when he was forced to lay off 84 people from a plant his family owned. Since then, that memory has been a driving force in his life that has culminated in a run for Missouri governor this year, the Republican candidate said in a stop in Cape Girardeau on Friday...
Banking association officer talks about federal regulation, local banking at chamber event (07/08/12)
While the Supreme Court's decision to uphold key provisions of the federal health care reform law has dominated the news lately, Craig Overfelt, senior vice president of the Missouri Bankers Association, told business leaders at the Cape Girardeau Area Chamber of Commerce's First Friday Coffee that new banking industry regulations are not getting the attention they deserve...
Problems of city, county buildings (07/08/12)
Police officials this year lobbied for a $7.3 million addition to address needs such as cramped quarters that require a trailer to be used to house 22 of the department's staff of 97. The department's municipal jail is deteriorating and often crowded...
In federal court: Cape man sentenced on firearms charges (07/08/12)
The U.S. attorney's office released the following information Thursday for defendants who appeared before U.S. District Judge Rodney W. Sippel. sentenced Residence: Cape Girardeau Age: 33 Charges: unlawful possession of a firearm Sentence: 56 months...
Route F in Bollinger County reduced for pavement repairs (07/08/12)
Route F from Route T to Route N in Bollinger County will be reduced to one lane as Missouri Department of Transportation crews make pavement repairs. Weather permitting, the work will be done from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily Monday through Wednesday. The work zone will be marked with signs. Motorists are urged to use caution while traveling near the area...
Club news 7/8/12 (07/08/12)
Dortha Strack was hostess for a pizza and dessert party when the Kage FCE met for their regular monthly at the Cape Girardeau County Extension office. The devotional, "People who make differences," was presented by Strack. Before the meeting, Theresa Meier presented the program for the day, "Making Bread in a Bag."...
Gov. Nixon urged to sign Missouri vehicle sales tax (07/08/12)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Gov. Jay Nixon already has voiced reservations about legislation reinstating local taxes on vehicles purchased out of state, but that is not stopping Missouri mayors, city council members, county commissioners and vehicle dealerships from urging the governor to change his mind and sign the bill...
Mo. House leader rejects call for special session (07/08/12)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- House Speaker Steven Tilley says there is no need for a special session to decide whether Missouri should opt out of a Medicaid expansion. Tilley's comments Friday came after at least two state senators called for a special session. ...
Seeking relief from the heat in St. Louis (07/08/12)
Mikel Welch, 9, floats on his back as he cools off in a fountain Friday in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) ...
Gov. Nixon signs changes to sentencing laws (07/08/12)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Drug abusers, thieves and other nonviolent felons could shorten their sentences with good behavior under legislation signed Friday by Gov. Jay Nixon that is intended to reserve the state's prisons only for the most dangerous and persistent criminals...
4-year-old killed by falling tombstone was helping dad (07/08/12)
A 4-year-old Utah boy was helping his father by trying to make other children smile for a picture when a 6-foot-tall tombstone that weighed hundreds of pounds fell on the boy and killed him at a historic cemetery, family members and friends said. Carson Dean Cheney was with his family in the resort town of Park City on Thursday evening when the headstone toppled onto him after some metal connecting it to its pedestal broke, his grandmother Geri Gibbs said...
Changes to health care will require tax code changes (07/08/12)
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court's decision to uphold most of President Barack Obama's health care law will come home to roost for most taxpayers in about 2 1/2 years, when they'll have to start providing proof on their tax returns that they have health insurance...
For Mitt Romney, big family at center of life, campaign (07/08/12)
WOLFEBORO, N.H. -- Mitt Romney's large family is at the center of his life and his presidential campaign. His five sons, five daughters-in-law and 18 grandchildren -- "a bevy of Romneys," he's called them -- were front and center on Independence Day as he paraded his family down Main Street in this resort town where the family vacations...
Record corporate profits could be coming to end (07/08/12)
NEW YORK -- For almost three years, no matter what has rattled the financial markets -- a debt crisis in Europe, high gasoline prices, a slower economy -- investors have been soothed by rising corporate profits. The storyline became as predictable as a soap opera's. But when the latest round of corporate earnings starts rolling in next week, look for a twist: Profits are expected to fall...
U.S. economy adds 80,000 jobs in another weak month (07/08/12)
WASHINGTON -- The American job machine has jammed. Again. The economy added only 80,000 jobs in June, the government said Friday, showing that the United States is in a summer slump for the third year in a row. "Let's just agree: This number stinks," said Dan Greenhaus, chief global strategist at the investment firm BTIG...
Best Buy plans to cut 2,400 jobs in turnaround effort (07/08/12)
NEW YORK -- Electronics retailer Best Buy Co. is laying off 600 staffers in its Geek Squad technical support division and 1,800 other store workers as it seeks to restructure operations and improve results. The cuts amount to about 1.4 percent of the company's total staff of 167,000...
Today in History (07/08/12)
Today is Sunday, July 8, the 190th day of 2012. There are 176 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 8, 1962, the United States conducted Starfish Prime, a nuclear test in which a 1.44 megaton warhead was detonated 250 miles above the Pacific Ocean; the resulting electromagnetic pulse caused limited electrical disruptions in parts of Hawaii...
Libyans hold first national parliament vote in decades (07/08/12)
TRIPOLI, Libya -- Jubilant Libyans chose a new parliament Saturday in their first nationwide vote in decades, but violence and protests in the restive east underscored the challenges ahead as the oil-rich North African nation struggles to restore stability after last year's ouster of longtime dictator Moammar Gadhafi...
U.N. envoy Annan: Efforts to curb Syrian violence failing (07/08/12)
BEIRUT -- Special U.N. envoy Kofi Annan acknowledged in an interview published Saturday that the international community's efforts to find a political solution to the escalating violence in Syria have failed. Annan also said that more attention needed to be paid to the role of longtime Syrian ally Iran, and that countries supporting military actors in the conflict were making the situation worse...
International donors pledging $16 billion in Afghanistan aid (07/08/12)
TOKYO -- International donors will pledge $16 billion in aid for Afghanistan over the next four years in hopes of stabilizing the country after most foreign combat troops return home, a U.S. diplomat said Sunday, but the money will come with conditions to ensure it doesn't fall victim to rampant Afghan corruption and mismanagement...
Peace talks bring about violent Taliban splinter groups (07/08/12)
ISLAMABAD -- As the United States and its allies try to negotiate a peace settlement with the Taliban before all combat troops leave Afghanistan in 2014, a new obstacle has arisen: Insurgent splinter groups opposed to the deal are emerging, complicating U.S. hopes of leaving behind a stable country...
Thousands of students march against Mexico's election result (07/08/12)
MEXICO CITY -- Tens of thousands of protesters marched in Mexico's capital Saturday to protest Enrique Pena Nieto's apparent win in the country's presidential election, accusing his long-ruling party of buying votes. The protesters were angered by allegations that Pena Nieto's Institutional Revolutionary Party gave out bags of groceries, prepaid gift cards and other goods to voters ahead of July 1 national elections...
Southeast Missourian baseball player of the year: Perryville's Dobbelare hit nine homers, drove in 51 runs for Pirates (07/08/12)
Perryville senior Jake Dobbelare is the 2012 Southeast Missourian baseball player of the year.
Chaffee, Jackson win at state Senior Babe Ruth baseball tournament (07/08/12)
The two local teams posted victories in their opening games Saturday at the state Senior Babe Ruth baseball tournament at Hillhouse Park in Charleston, Mo. Chaffee cruised to a 14-1 win over Arch City. Jackson earned a 7-2 win over Charleston, with Ross Moldenhauer earning the win on the mound...
Lohse dices Marlins' bats in Cardinals' 3-2 victory (07/08/12)
ST. LOUIS -- The Miami Marlins have to be happy they've seen the last of Kyle Lohse. The right-hander isn't the hardest thrower in the St. Louis Cardinals' rotation, but he gets the job done by staying ahead of the hitters and keeping the ball down with good movement...
David Barton talks about U.S. history, Founding Fathers, Israel (07/08/12)
David Barton is nationally recognized as a historian, author and commentator on issues of faith and America's founding. Barton is the former co-chairman of the Republican Party of Texas and founder and president of WallBuilders, a pro-family organization that is faith-based and focuses on American history. The name of the organization, according to its website, is taken from the book of Nehemiah when Israel joined to rebuild the walls of Jerusalem...
Missouri native, four-star general reflects on his military career (07/08/12)
Gen. Seth McKee, 96, traveled to many countries and states during his time in the United States Air Force, but he still considers Missouri his home. "I am always proud to tell everyone I am from Missouri," McKee said. McKee was raised in Southeast Missouri and graduated from Central High School in 1934. He also attended Southeast Missouri State University from 1934 to 1937. He lives in Phoenix but said he has returned to the area every October since he retired in 1973...
Adopt Wendel (07/08/12)
Wendel is a 10 week old tabby kitten. He loves to be held and petted. Wendel would make a perfect companion for any animal or person. For more information, contact Safe Harbor Animal Sanctuary at 243-9823.
Adopt Gianni (07/08/12)
Gianni is 1 year old. He is housebroken. Gianni is available for adoption at the Humane Society, 334-5837.
FYI 7/8/12 (07/08/12)
Christ Lutheran Church, 248 Albert Lane in Gordonville, will host On Main Street from 6 to 8:15 p.m. today through July 12. On Main Street, children will be drawn into stories Jesus told about everyday people in everyday situations that challenged people to look at themselves and others in new and unexpected ways. For more information, call 243-0978 or 243-6651...
Your Generosity 7/8/12 (07/08/12)
Biokyowa Inc. and employees donated $11,049.44 to United Way of Southeast Missouri during the annual campaign. Pictured are Kim Voelker, left, and Toshihiko Hirao. From June 4 to 8, 16 Acteens from First Baptist Church in Jackson traveled back to Wasilla, Alaska, to run a girls camp. ...
Awards/Accomplishments 7/8/12 (07/08/12)
Keith and Kathy Holloway received the Bob Miller Award in recognition of service that upheld the name and tradition of the Notre Dame athletic program and Notre Dame Regional High School. They are committed to Notre Dame through their two children. They provided overwhelming time and effort to work the Notre Dame booster club...
Agave nectar: What it is and how to use it (07/08/12)
Finally... A way to enjoy agave without the hangover! That's right, agave nectar -- the current darling of the alternative sweetener world -- is made from the same plant that is used to produce tequila. And it goes down so much easier (squeeze of lime and dash of salt are optional)...
Bring together best of salads and summer grilling (07/08/12)
AP Food Editor Summer is prime time for salads and grilling. So why not bring them together in one delicious dish? One of my favorite warm weather meals involves just that. I pile my dinner plate with the makings of a robust salad -- a mass of greens, sliced carrots, cucumbers, tomatoes, often even leftover grilled vegetables from the night before. Then I thinly slice whatever meat I tossed on the grill and use that to top the salad. A sprinkle of vinaigrette and it's good to go...
A quick, easy and fresh pasta salad that's healthy (07/08/12)
Lately I've been doing a lot of watching of carbs, trying hard to minimize them, or at least eat them mostly in the form of veggies. That was my inspiration for this lower-carb pasta salad. Because in summer I really crave pasta salads. And I crave them bursting with fatty mayo and carb-rich pasta...
Big loser finds success, regains health (07/08/12)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Approaching 53 years old and weighing in at 304 pounds, Tim Ward knew he was in trouble. In January 2012, his wife, Kendra, came across an article about the local Regional Healthcare Foundation's Fitness Challenge. "Kendra was concerned about my health, and we were in agreement that if I was to be around for my children, I needed to get into shape," he says, looking back this week at the start of a phenomenal weight loss program that spanned nearly five months...
Pet of the Week (07/08/12)
PET NAME: Maxx OWNER: Shelby Rice ABOUT MAXX: Maxx might be one of the most relaxed cats in all of Southeast Missouri. He looks like a giant marshmallow and acts like one as well. One of Maxx's favorite thing to do is sleep. He does it quite well. He also is an avid mouse hunter and laser chaser. This could be one of the reasons why he sleeps so much. He does scratch the furniture sometimes, but it's hard to stay mad at a cross-eyed, lovable feline...
We are God's unique creations (07/08/12)
Sometimes I fall into the trap of comparing my life and myself to other people and their lives. Looking to others' lives to find out how mine should be is my misplaced desire to know who I am, to find out if I'm pretty and happy, if my life is adventurous and meaningful. What I'm yearning for is the truth of my Father's affirming love, to abide in him so he can show me who I am and my road to holiness. What I get instead from comparison is distraction, sin and confusion...
Like Moses and Barnabas, we can be cheerleaders for other people (07/08/12)
"Save the cheerleader, save the world." This plea, oft-repeated during the inaugural season of NBC's "Heroes," may appear a quirky, even incomprehensible, beginning to a religion column. The reader's patience is therefore requested. Cheerleading has become an expected element in America's sports culture, although it is not universally present. ...
Recipes to tackle those bushels of fresh produce (07/08/12)
The weather is hot and the farmers market is a buzz of excitement as garden fresh produce becomes available. I'm not sure what kind of crop we will end up with as the dry weather trend continues. But for now, while we do have a good crop, take advantage of fresh fruits and vegetables that are available...
Czech Republic, modern lager beer home (07/08/12)
"Beer is proof God loves us," Ben Franklin supposedly said. If so, God must have a special fondness for the people of the Czech Republic. At least that's my conclusion having just returned from Prague. I went there to attend the annual Czech Beer Festival and to make a pilgrimage to nearby Pilsen, where modern lager beer was invented...
Wolf spiders carry babies while they grow (07/08/12)
My photo here shows a female wolf spider with recently hatched babies clinging to her. They will ride on her abdomen for a few days until they become too big to ride. Often a sudden disturbance will cause the babies to all leave their mother at once. When this happens it looks like the surrounding area has just erupted with tiny spiders...
'Exorcist' adapted for the stage (07/08/12)
LOS ANGELES -- Forget the movie. This "Exorcist" is turning heads -- by not turning heads. "We're not going to throw up all over the audience," actor Richard Chamberlain said while on a recent rehearsal break at the Geffen Playhouse in LA's Westwood Village...
Richard Dippold Sr. (07/08/12)
Richard Fredrick Dippold Sr., 91, of Cape Girardeau left this earth Thursday, July 5, 2012, to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. He died at Southeast Hospital.
Edna Hey (07/08/12)
Edna C. Hey, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, July 3, 2012, at the Lutheran Home. She was born July 24, 1920, in Coffeyville, Kan., to Bert and Eva Richarz Chaney. She was one of 17 children. She and Lynn LeRoy Hey were married Oct. 22, 1938, in Nowata, Okla. He preceded her in death March 7, 2009...
William Randles (07/08/12)
WOLF LAKE, Ill. -- William R. "Shorty" Randles, 89, of Wolf Lake passed away Thursday, July 5, 2012, at Anna Rehab and Nursing Center in Anna, Ill., with his children at his side. He was born April 20, 1923, in Jonesboro, Ill., son of James G. and Gladys Wilson Randles. He married Eula Knight on Nov. 29, 1942, and they lovingly shared 59 years of marriage. She preceded him in death Sept. 6, 2002...
Barbara Jones (07/08/12)
ANNA, Ill. -- Barbara I. Jones, 73, of Anna died Friday, July 6, 2012, at her home. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Anna. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Mark Roath officiating. Interment will be in Ebenezer Hall Cemetery at Lick Creek, Ill...
Ray Wiseman (07/08/12)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Ray Wiseman, 72, of Advance passed away Wednesday, July 4, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 11:30 a.m. until time of service Sunday at Morgan Funeral Chapel. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Roger Wooten officiating. Burial will be in Bollinger County Memorial Park in Marble Hill, Mo...
William Davault (07/08/12)
William Hughes Davault, 96, of Jackson passed away Saturday, July 7, 2012, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 14, 1916, in Shawneetown, son of Dr. Webster and Anna Jenkins Davault. He and Doris Brennecke were married Nov. 20, 1941...
Marshall Rankin (07/08/12)
Marshall Mack Rankin, 84, of Benton, Mo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, beloved husband, father and grandfather went to be with Jesus on Friday, July 6, 2012, at his home, surrounded by family. He was born Sunday, Oct. 30, 1927, at St. Louis, to the late Willis Edgar and Myrtle Clayton Rankin...
Rebeccah Snyder (07/08/12)
Rebeccah Webb Snyder, 39, of Morley, Mo., died Monday, July 2, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 25, 1973, in Sikeston, Mo., to Carla and husband Walter Gordon III. Survivors include her mother, Carla Gordon of Morley; husband, Lynn Snyder of Morley; two sons, Gaige Webb and Khacelee Snyder; five daughters, Kaitlynn Webb, Maddison Webb, Nevaeh Webb, Abigail Webb and Jaiden Webb, all of Morley; three brothers, Robert Webb of Sikeston, Josh Gordon of Madison, Ind., and Walter Gordon of Morley; two sisters, Beverly Gordon of Morley and Dana Kimmel of Butler, Ind.. ...
Helen Wilson (07/08/12)
Helen Ruth Wilson, 80, of Whitewater died surrounded by the love of her family Friday, July 6, 2012, at Chaffee Nursing Center. Helen was born May 6, 1932, at Puxico, Mo., to the late James Ervin and Anna Frances Westbrook Maples. She lived in Chaffee for many years until 1970 when she and her husband built a home on their family farm near Whitewater, where she resided until her death. ...
Births 7/8/12 (07/08/12)
Daughter to Chad and Katy Radcliff of Plainfield, Ill., Edward Hospital in Naperville, Ill., 12:54 p.m. Monday, May 28, 2012. Name, Madelyn Ann. Weight, 4 pounds, 13 ounces. Third child, first daughter. Mrs. Radcliff is the former Katy Tegge, daughter of Tom Tegge of Dixon, Ill., and the late Shirley Tegge. Radcliff is the son of Larry and Bertha Radcliff of Cape Girardeau...
Van Nostrand - Kopecky (07/08/12)
Tom and Patricia Martin of Cape Girardeau and Curtis Van Nostrand of Lisbon, Ohio, announce the engagement of their daughter, Christina Marie Van Nostrand, to Walter John Kopecky III, both of Lawrence, Kan. He is the son of Dr. Walter and Valerie Kopecky II of Creve Coeur, Mo., and Susan Kopecky of Maryland Heights, Mo...
Williams - Young (07/08/12)
Teresa Williams and Steve Williams of Cape Girardeau announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Nicole Williams, to Lance Thomas Young. He is the son of Tom and Carla Young of Cape Girardeau. Williams is a 2007 graduate of Central High School. She graduated with honors in 2011 from Southeast Missouri State University with a bachelor of science degree in elementary education. She is a fifth grade teacher at West Lane Elementary in Jackson...
Heise - Kirchhoff (07/08/12)
Kenneth and Kristi Heise of Cape Girardeau announce the engagement of their daughter, Nina Christine Heise, to Adam William Kirchhoff. He is the son of Dwayne and Kathy Kirchhoff of Cape Girardeau. Heise is a 2008 graduate of Jackson High School. She is employed at Southeast Health...
Reiminger - Leadbetter (07/08/12)
Joseph and Cynthia Reiminger of Jackson announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Jo Reiminger, to Justin Glenn Leadbetter. He is the son of Mary Lincoln and Frank Leadbetter of Jackson. Reiminger is a 2005 graduate of Jackson High School. She is a teller and consumer banker support at Wood and Huston Bank in Jackson...
Allen - Patterson (07/08/12)
Geneva Allen and Charles Avant Patterson Jr. of Cape Girardeau announce their engagement. She is the daughter of the late Phillip and Margaret Binion of St. Louis. Patterson is the son of the late Charles and Cora Patterson Sr. of Cape Girardeau. Allen is supervisor of Cape Girardeau County Family Support Division...
Wilson - 65 Years (07/08/12)
Mr. and Mrs. David E. Wilson of Whitewater celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary with a reception June 24, 2012, at Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee, Mo. Hosts were their children. Wilson and Helen R. Maples were married June 25, 1947, in Arkansas...
Scott City Middle School (07/08/12)
High Honor Roll 5th grade: Xavier Bollinger, Chloe Clayton, Hope Crawford, Kaileigh Dirden, Samuel Jordan. 6th rrade: Camryn Daniels, Makayla Job, Gracelyn Kern, Bryan McNeely, Shaun Schwausch. Honor Roll 5th grade: John Auer, Austin Barnhart, Elijah Berry, Paige Cummins, Samuel Elders, Diamond Ham, Bailey James, Natalie James Wyatt, Andrew Johnston, Luke Lange, Mackenzie Menge, Karleigh Payne, Cody Rhyne, Makayla Sadler, Devon Salzmann, Nicholas Schooley, Gregory Schwausch, Dawson Shipman, Charli Simms, Danielle Simms, Celeste Stanton, Rylee Stroup, Mollie Thompson, Sophie Thompson, Rylee Venable,. ...
Cape Girardeau fire report 7/8/12 (07/08/12)
Firefighters responded to the following calls Friday:...
Jackson police report 7/8/12 (07/08/12)
The Jackson Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. Summons...
Cape Girardeau police report 7/8/12 (07/08/12)
The Cape Girardeau Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. DWI Cape Girardeau County The Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. DWI...
Out of the past 7/8/12 (07/08/12)
After 131 years, the SEMO District Fair has decided to change its name to SEMO District Fair/Expo; a new logo that incorporates the change has also been developed for the annual event. Developer Jim Drury says he believes the city of Jackson can provide utilities sooner than Cape Girardeau to a 70-acre site east of Interstate 55; the speed with which utilities could be provided to the tract, on the northeast quadrant of the I-55 and U.S. ...
Summer school menus July 9 to 13 (07/08/12)
Eagle Ridge Christian MONDAY--Popcorn chicken, celery sticks, fruit. TUESDAY--Beef & cheese tacos, peas, fruit. WEDNESDAY--Sliced turkey, mashed potatoes, corn, fruit. THURSDAY--Fish sticks, mac & cheese, fruit. FRIDAY--Mini corn dogs, green beans, fruit...
American bravery (07/08/12)
This time of year is one where we celebrate our collective Independence and reflect on the sacrifices that make it possible. Several military individuals and units with local connections have made headlines recently, and we'd like to take this time to recognize them...
Prayer 7/8/12 (07/08/12)
O Lord Jesus, we praise you, for your grace is sufficient. Amen.
WESLEY UNITED METHODIST FRUITLAND VBS (07/08/12)
WESLEY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH FRUITLAND ANNOUNCES VBS WESLEY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH FRUITLAND WILL HAVE SKY VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL JULY 22-26. DINNER WILL BE SERVED AT 6:00 EACH NIGHT FOLLOWED BY VBS FROM 6:30-8:30. KIDS WILL ENJOY GAMES, BIBLE ADVENTURES, CRAFTS, AND MUSIC. KIDS 4 YEARS TO 6TH GRADE ARE INVITED TO ATTEND. WESLEY UMC IS LOCATED AT HWY 177 FRUITLAND 2 MILES E OF HWY 61. FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT THE CHURCH AT 243-5948 OR CHERYL AT 334-1883...
Camryn's Love of Fireworks (07/08/12)
Camryn didn't exactly enjoy the "Poppers" her brother was throwing in Grandma and Grandpa's backyard. Needless to say, that was the extent of her firework experience for the evening.
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