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Stories from Saturday, July 21, 2012

Witness tried to keep door closed on Colo. gunman (07/21/12)
AURORA, Colo. (AP) -- An eager audience forgoing sleep to take in the midnight showing of "The Dark Knight Rises" instead were witnesses Friday to a bloody mass shooting at a suburban Denver movie theater. Police said a man clad in black threw a canister that spewed smoke before he opened fire. Witnesses said that at first, they thought it was a prank or a stunt. Then the gunman shot steadily at the audience, not speaking. Some of their accounts:...
Today in History (07/21/12)
Today is Saturday, July 21, the 203rd day of 2012. There are 163 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 21, 1925, the so-called "Monkey Trial" ended in Dayton, Tenn., with John T. Scopes convicted of violating state law for teaching Darwin's Theory of Evolution. (The conviction was later overturned on a technicality.)...
Jackie Woods (07/21/12)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Jackie Woods, 39, of Chaffee passed away Friday, July 20, 2012, at her home. She was born Sept. 15, 1972, in St. Louis, to Jack Murphy and Marie Morris Payne. Survivors include her mother and stepfather, Marie and Denver Payne of Advance, Mo.; her husband, Wayne Woods of Chaffee; a daughter, Krysta Marie Stevens of Zalma, Mo.; two sons, Ronnie Hunter Woods and Keagan Woods of Chaffee; two brothers, Pat Murphy of St. ...
Gladys Mueller (07/21/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Gladys Marie Mueller, 68, of Perryville died Thursday, July 19, 2012, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 4, 1944, in Perry County, daughter of Walter and Anita Hopfer Lohmann. She and Armin Mueller were married July 30, 1966...
William Hayden (07/21/12)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- William B. Hayden, 71, of Chaffee, formerly of Mounds, Ill., died Friday, July 20, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call from 1 p.m. until service time Wednesday at Crain Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau...
Amanda Steffens (07/21/12)
FROHNA, Mo. -- Amanda C. Steffens, 84, of Frohna died Thursday, July 19, 2012, at Independence Care Center of Perry County in Perryville, Mo. She was born Aug. 28, 1927, in Cape Girardeau County, daughter of Edward and Ida Roth Detjen. She and Willard L. Steffens were married May 11, 1947. He preceded her in death May 11, 1998...
Edward Fiehler (07/21/12)
FROHNA, Mo. -- Edward "Eddie" Fiehler, 82, of Frohna died Thursday, July 19, 2012, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Friends may call from noon to service time Sunday at Concordia Lutheran Church in Frohna...
Out of the past 7/21/12 (07/21/12)
A third auditor from the State Auditor's Office joins two others in Cape Girardeau to help examine records from Cape Girardeau's Municipal Court; local law enforcement officials are awaiting a report from the auditors before beginning a criminal investigation of alleged missing funds at the court...
Pioneer Peaches - Cape (07/21/12)
Picking peaches at Pioneer Orchard, Cape Girardeau, Mo.

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