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Stories from Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Two injured in Cape Girardeau traffic crash (07/24/12)
Two people were hospitalized with injuries that police said were not life threatening after a traffic collision at the intersection of William Street and Mount Auburn Road on Tuesday afternoon. About 3:30 p.m., a silver GMC Jimmy was westbound on William Street when it apparently failed to stop at a traffic signal and struck an eastbound Chrysler Concord turning northbound on Mount Auburn Road, said Cape Girardeau police officer David Valentine. ...
Jackson Homecomers kicks off tonight (07/24/12)
The annual Jackson Homecomers festival kicks off tonight in the uptown area of Jackson. The event opens with the traditional performance by the Jackson Municipal Band at 6:30 p.m. at the courthouse square. Tonight's events also include the Homecomers Youth Run at 6:30 p.m. and the 5K race at city park at 7 p.m...
Corps confident levee fixed by end of year (07/24/12)
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The Army Corps of Engineers now believes the Birds Point levee in southeast Missouri will be fully restored by the end of the year, corps officials said Tuesday. The corps announced in May that it had awarded $20 million in contracts to repair the levee that was intentionally breached at the height of spring flooding in 2011, in part to help save the flood wall protecting nearby Cairo, Ill. ...
Highway 51 in Bollinger Co. reduced for pavement repairs (07/24/12)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Highway 51 in Bollinger County will be reduced between Route CC and Route OO today as Missouri Department of Transportation crews perform pavement repairs. 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 extreme caution while traveling near the area...
Cape juvenile center keeping students engaged in learning (07/24/12)
Keep them in school as much as possible. That's a key move that local juvenile authorities are finding stops teens from dropping out of school.
USDA takes emergency measures to help drought-stricken farms (07/24/12)
As the most widespread drought in 70 years gets worse, the U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced new relief programs aimed at helping struggling farmers. The USDA is encouraging crop insurance companies to provide an additional grace period for farmers to pay their premiums and opening up more land in conservation programs for hay and grazing...
Crowell endorses Wallingford for Senate seat (07/24/12)
With two weeks until the election, Sen. Jason Crowell broke his silence Monday on who should replace him in the Missouri Senate with his formal endorsement of Rep. Wayne Wallingford, R-Cape Girardeau, a man who Crowell said shares a similar vision of what the legislature should accomplish during the next four years...
Dunklin County Sheriff's Department looking at cold case from 1996 (07/24/12)
KENNETT, Mo. -- It has been almost 16 years since George Conder of Kennett was reported missing and his remains found in the area of the St. Francis River. Now after all this time, the case is again being looked at by the Dunklin County Sheriff's Department...
Wallingford objects to Brandom campaign ads (07/24/12)
New campaign spots that attempt to link Wayne Wallingford to President Barack Obama, organized labor and the so-called liberal agenda has the Republican Missouri Senate candidate crying foul against his GOP primary rival, Ellen Brandom. The spots, which began running Monday, suggest that donations from local unions make Wallingford beholden to their special interests -- including the president's push for health care reform. ...
Recorder: Property owners should be wary of company selling deed copies (07/24/12)
If you receive a notice in the mail saying the State Record Regulation Department recommends you purchase a property profile and a copy of your deed for $86, buyer beware. There is no such state agency and the same information can be had through county offices at a fraction of the cost...
Other states may take some Tamms inmates (07/24/12)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Some of Illinois' most notorious criminals could be shipped to other states as part of Gov. Pat Quinn's push to close prisons in Tamms and Dwight.
Cape County to seek grant to preserve Common Pleas Courthouse (07/24/12)
The Cape Girardeau County Commission decided Monday the county will pursue a historic preservation grant available through the Missouri Department of Natural Resources to support repairs to the Common Pleas Courthouse in Cape Girardeau. A total of $100,000 in grants will be awarded for fiscal year 2012 and are only open to counties that have a courthouse listed in the National Register of Historic Places within a community that has been designated by the National Park Service as a Certified Local Government, or CLG. ...
Bootheel man charged in infant son's death (07/24/12)
NEW MADRID, Mo. -- A Portageville, Mo., man is charged with second-degree murder in connection with the death of his infant son. Kade Reaves Stringfellow, 23, is charged with abuse of a child resulting in death and second-degree murder following the death of Karson Stringfellow on Wednesday at St. Louis Children's Hospital. Stringfellow was being held in the New Madrid County Jail...
Safe contents taken in Cape Girardeau home burglary (07/24/12)
The Cape Girardeau Police Department is investigating a reported burglary last Wednesday at 906 Ranney Ave. involving the theft of the contents of a safe and other items. Jewelry, personal information and documents, clothing, collectible items and electronics of an undetermined value were stolen from the home, said Darin Hickey, public information officer for the Cape Girardeau Police Department. ...
Mo. Lt. Gov. Kinder paying property tax penalty (07/24/12)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder's campaign says he will pay a penalty for missing a tax bill on property he owns in Cape Girardeau. Property tax records show Kinder owes $192 of taxes plus $42 of penalties and interest for the 2011 tax year. Campaign manager Logan Thompson said Kinder had been unaware of the bill but would pay it Monday...
Meetings in area this week to take public input on Girl Scout plans (07/24/12)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Public meetings will be held this week across Southeast Missouri by the Girl Scouts of the Missouri Heartland property committee, which has been gathering information in the past several months to develop a long-range property plan for the council...
Highway 72 in Madison County reduced for pavement construction (07/24/12)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Highway 72 in Madison County, from the Madison County line to Business Route 67, will be reduced to one lane with a 10-foot width restriction as contractor crews seal the roadway with a mixture of rock and oil. Weather permitting, the work will be done from 6 a.m. ...
Route N in Scott County closed for railroad repairs (07/24/12)
Route N between First Street and Route K in Scott City will be closed this week as railroad crews repair the crossing. Weather permitting, work will begin at 5 a.m. today and will conclude by 6 a.m. Saturday. The work zone will be marked with signs. Motorists will need to take an alternative route. For more information, contact MoDOT's Customer Service Center at 888-275-6636 or visit www.modot.org/southeast...
Route OO in Bollinger County reduced for pavement work (07/24/12)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Route OO between Highway 51 and County Road 834 in Bollinger County will be reduced Wednesday and Thursday as Missouri Department of Transportation crews make pavement repairs. Weather permitting, the work will be done from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. The work zone will be marked with signs. Motorists are urged to use caution while traveling near the area. For more information, contact MoDOT's Customer Service Center at 888-275-6636 or visit www.modot.org/southeast...
Route T in St. Francois, Perry counties reduced for pavement work (07/24/12)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Route T from Route OO in St. Francois County to Route BB in Perry County will be reduced to one lane with a 10-foot width restriction as contractor crews seal the roadway with a mixture of rock and oil. Weather permitting, the work will be done from 6 a.m. ...
Route CC in Bollinger County reduced to one lane (07/24/12)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Route CC between Highway 51 and County Road 318 in Bollinger County will be reduced to one lane as Missouri Department of Transportation crews repair the pavement. Weather permitting, the work will take place from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and Wednesday. The work zone will be marked with signs. Motorists are urged to use caution while traveling near the area. For more information, contact MoDOT's Customer Service Center at 888-275-6636 or visit www.modot.org/southeast...
Pavement work reduces Route J in Madison, Perry counties (07/24/12)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Route J from Highway 72 in Madison County to Highway 51 in Perry County will be reduced to one lane with a 10-foot width restriction as contractor crews seal the roadway with a mixture of rock and oil. Weather permitting, the work will be done from 6 a.m. ...
Bridge repairs reduce I-55 in Cape County (07/24/12)
Southbound Interstate 55 in Cape Girardeau County will be reduced to one lane with a 16-foot width restriction as contractor crews make bridge deck repairs. This section of the interstate is from Highway 74 at Cape Girardeau to Route AB, the bridge over the Diversion Channel. ...
Old Town Cape auction set for Aug. 11 (07/24/12)
The 25th annual Charles L. Hutson Auction to support Old Town Cape is set for 6:30 p.m. Aug. 11 at Dockside: The Upper Deck, 4 N. Spanish St. in downtown Cape Girardeau. Both a silent and live auction are planned with items donated from local businesses including fine jewelry, antiques and artwork. ...
Teens learn about texting while driving, other safety issues at Cape program (07/24/12)
Luke Mouton of Carthage, Mo., runs over a stuffed bear while trying to text and drive the PACE car with Cpl. Kevin Eudy of the Cape Girardeau Police Department on Monday outside Drury Lodge. Mouton was one of many Missouri high school students attending the Team Spirit Leadership Training Program, which promotes safe driving habits and prevention of drug and alcohol use. ...
Mo. farmers eligible for help to expand wells (07/24/12)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Missouri farmers can get some additional state help to drill or deepen wells for thirsty crops and livestock. Gov. Jay Nixon said Tuesday the emergency program will cover 90 percent of a well project's cost, with a maximum cost-sharing award of $20,000. Typical state soil and water cost-share programs cover 75 percent of the cost. The state Soil and Water Districts Commission approved the expanded program this week...
Nixon declares emergency from drought, heat (07/24/12)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has declared an emergency because of the recent drought. The state emergency declaration Monday allows state agencies to help local officials respond to the drought and heat. Nixon says state health officials have confirmed 25 heat-related deaths, including 20 in the St. Louis area. Health officials report that there have been 829 heat-related trips to hospital emergency rooms...
Sally Ride, first U.S. woman in space, dies at 61 (07/24/12)
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sally Ride, the first American woman to fly in space, has died. She was 61. NASA confirmed her death Monday afternoon and President Barack Obama called her a national hero. Her office in San Diego said she died of pancreatic cancer...
Families of theater shooting victims plan goodbyes (07/24/12)
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- Their first look at a dazed-looking James Holmes with wildly dyed red hair stunned and angered some of the people he is accused of shooting and the kin of those killed that night in a Colorado movie theater. "A coward," said Tom Teves, whose son, Alex, was one of 12 people Holmes is accused of killing. Tom Teves stared at Holmes throughout the former graduate student's first court appearance on Monday...
Penn State football slammed with NCAA sanctions (07/24/12)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The NCAA slammed Penn State with an unprecedented series of penalties Monday, including a $60 million fine and the loss of all coach Joe Paterno's victories from 1998-2011, in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal...
Today in History (07/24/12)
Today is Tuesday, July 24, the 206th day of 2012. There are 160 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 24, 1862, Martin Van Buren, the eighth president of the United States, and the first to have been born a U.S. citizen, died at age 79 in Kinderhook, N.Y., the town where he was born in 1782...
Movie theater shooting suspect in court with orange-red hair (07/24/12)
CENTENNIAL, Colo. -- His hair dyed a comic-book shade of orange-red, James Holmes showed up in court for the first time, but didn't seem to be there at all. The world's first look at the man accused of killing 12 moviegoers and injuring 58 others in a shooting rampage at a packed midnight screening of the new Batman film was that of a sleepy, seemingly inattentive suspect...
Authorities trying to identify 14 killed in pickup crash in Texas (07/24/12)
McALLEN, Texas -- With little more than photographs and fingerprints, authorities were trying to identify 14 suspected illegal immigrants who were killed when a pickup truck packed with nearly two dozen people crashed in South Texas in one of the nation's deadliest immigrant smuggling accidents...
U.S. donates an extra $150 million to help fight AIDS (07/24/12)
WASHINGTON -- Science now has the tools to slash the spread of HIV even without a vaccine -- and the U.S. is donating an extra $150 million to help poor countries put them in place, the Obama administration told the world's largest AIDS conference Monday...
Obama, Romney trade jabs; foreign affairs comes to fore of campaign (07/24/12)
RENO, Nev. -- Their goodwill moment gone, President Barack Obama and challenger Mitt Romney plunged back into their acrimonious political campaign Monday, Obama doubting Romney's readiness to be commander in chief, Romney accusing the president's team of offering "almost all attack ads."...
Syria could use chemical weapons if attacked (07/24/12)
BEIRUT -- Syria threatened Monday to unleash its chemical and biological weapons if the country faces a foreign attack, a desperate warning from a regime that has failed to crush a powerful and strengthening rebellion. The statement -- Syria's first-ever acknowledgement that the country possesses weapons of mass destruction -- suggests President Bashar Assad will continue the fight to stay in power, regardless of the cost...
Latest attacks bring Iraq's deadliest day in two years (07/24/12)
BAGHDAD -- A spasm of violence shook more than a dozen Iraqi cities Monday, killing more than 100 people in coordinated bombings and shootings and wounding twice as many in the country's deadliest day in more than two years. The attacks came only days after al-Qaida announced it would attempt a comeback with a new offensive against Iraq's weakened government...
Southeast Missouri State football team is picked to finish seventh in OVC (07/24/12)
The Southeast Missouri State football team didn't receive a whole lot of love from the rest of the Ohio Valley Conference during Monday's OVC media day in Nashville, Tenn. But senior linebacker Blake Peiffer did...
Braves promote former Southeast pitcher Simmons to Advanced Rookie-level affiliate (07/24/12)
It didn't take Shae Simmons long to earn his first professional baseball promotion. Simmons, the former Scott City High School and Southeast Missouri State star pitcher, was moved up Sunday to the Atlanta Braves' Advanced Rookie-level affiliate in Danville, Va...
Dodgers cool off Cardinals 5-3 (07/24/12)
ST. LOUIS -- Chad Billingsley strode to the mound feeling like a winner. Even though the Los Angeles Dodgers' right-hander was stuck on a five-start losing streak for a couple extra weeks while sidelined with elbow inflammation, he said there was no stewing before taming the St. Louis Cardinals for six innings in a 5-3 victory Monday night...
Health Beat: Keep children safe and healthy this summer, part 2 (07/24/12)
Summer's a great time to relax and have fun. Whether they are young children or teens, keep kids safe and healthy this summer, at home, play, while traveling and wherever else they may be. Prevent concussions There are things you can do to help lower the risks for concussion and other forms of traumatic brain injury. ...
U.K. officials break promise to get Britons moving (07/24/12)
LONDON -- Britons may be watching lots of Olympic athletes this summer but they sure aren't moving more themselves. When London was awarded the 2012 Summer Olympics seven years ago, officials promised they would get 2 million more people physically active in time for the opening ceremonies...
Mariah Carey joins ‘American Idol' as new judge next season (07/24/12)
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- Mariah Carey will join "American Idol" as a judge next season, Fox announced Monday, bringing her star power to the show that remains a ratings leader but has seen its viewership and pop culture status diminish. "I am so excited to be joining ‘Idol,'" said Carey, addressing the Television Critics Association via Fox entertainment chief Kevin Reilly's cellphone, which he put on speaker for the hotel ballroom meeting...
Mitcheal Williamson (07/24/12)
Mitcheal Cline "Butch" Williamson, 58, of Jackson died Monday, July 23, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 2, 1953, in Cape Girardeau, to Cline and Betty Jane Smith Williamson. He and Margie Deimund were married March 31, 1986, in Jackson...
John Warden (07/24/12)
John Lewis Warden, 69, of Mountain View, Ark., formerly of Scott City, died Saturday, July 21, 2012, at John L. McClellan Memorial Veterans Hospital in Little Rock, Ark. He was born Dec. 31, 1942, in Jonesboro, Ark. Warden was a member of First Christian Church. He was an engineer 37 years with Cotton Belt Railroad...
Elsie Suddeth (07/24/12)
Elsie Miller Suddeth, 92, of St. Augustine, Fla., passed away at her home to her eternal resting place following a short illness Saturday, July 21, 2012, surrounded by her loving family. She was born Oct. 31, 1919, in Tamms, Ill., to Roy and Effie Miller...
Mary Rister (07/24/12)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Mary Frances Rister, 81, of Chaffee passed away Monday, July 23, 2012, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 31, 1930, in Chaffee, to the late Adam and Stella Eldridge Schoen. She and Gail Rister were married Nov. 4, 1949. He preceded her in death Jan. 20, 2011...
Mark Nunnelee (07/24/12)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Mark Britton "Britt" Nunnelee, 38, of Kansas City died Saturday, July 21, 2012. Britt was raised in Smithville, Mo. He is survived by a daughter, Marissa of Newton, Kan.; mother, Sharon and brother, Shelley, both of Kansas City; and a paternal grandmother, Janice of Cape Girardeau; as well as many friends throughout the area...
Letha Moore (07/24/12)
Letha Marie Elizabeth Moore, 86, of Jackson, formerly of Oak Ridge, passed away Sunday, July 22, 2012, at her daughter's home in Jackson. She was born Nov. 23, 1925, in Friedheim, daughter of Joseph J. and Emma Kester Kester. She and Milford T. Moore were married April 28, 1951, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Friedheim. He passed away Oct. 27, 1992...
William Hayden (07/24/12)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- William B. Hayden, 71, of Chaffee, formerly of Mounds, Ill., died Friday, July 20, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 31, 1940, in Kentucky, to Bernard and Mary Willett Hayden. William was a construction worker...
Harrison Eaton (07/24/12)
SULLIVAN, Mo. -- Harrison W. Eaton, 75, of Sullivan passed away Friday, July 20, 2012, at his home. Harry is survived by his wife, Kathleen; three daughters, Laura Stolte, Lisa Dickson, Carolyn Cross; two sons, H. Kent Eaton and Joel Reed; three brothers, Chuck, Jim and John Eaton; and a sister, Mary Eleanor Farrell...
Barbara Dillman (07/24/12)
Barbara Jean York Dillman, 78, of Carmi, Ill., departed this life Sunday, July 22, 2012, to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. She was born Aug. 19, 1933, in Flora, Ill., daughter of Doss and Martha Thomas York. Barbara married her lifelong sweetheart, William O. Dillman, on Nov. 24, 1949, at the home of her parents. They enjoyed more than 62 years of marriage. Together they had two children, Marcia Lee (1951) and Gary Wayne (1960)...
Ruby Boswell (07/24/12)
ANNA, Ill. -- Ruby Boswell, 83, of Anna died Sunday, July 22, 2012, at Jonesboro Rehab and Care Center. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to service time Friday at Crain Funeral Home in Anna. The funeral will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, with Bill Littrell officiating. Private burial will be in Anna City Cemetery...
Births 7/24/12 (07/24/12)
Daughter to Zachary Ryan Michael Martin and Rachael Nicole Lambert of Jackson, Saint Francis Medical Center, 4:13 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, 2012. Name, Skylar Paige Marie. Weight, 8 pounds, 7 ounces. First child. Ms. Lambert is the daughter of Lisa A. Lambert of Cape Girardeau and Terry Lambert of Glenn, Miss. She is a CMA at Fountainbleau Lodge. Martin is the son of Ryan Martin and Angie Martin of Cape Girardeau. He is a line cook at Tractor's Bar and Grill...
Cape Girardeau police report 7/24/12 (07/24/12)
The Cape Girardeau Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt...
Jackson fire report 7/24/12 (07/24/12)
Firefighters responded to the following calls Sunday:...
Out of the past 7/24/12 (07/24/12)
ST. LOUIS -- Although a two-mile stretch of the Mississippi River near Buffalo, Iowa, remains closed this week because of low water, a spokesman for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says no serious navigation problems have developed on the river between St. Louis and Cairo, Ill...
Alaska Highway (07/24/12)
This weekend Cape Girardeau residents John Reed and Dave Hutson will start an ambitious trip to commemorate the Alaska Highway. The monthlong trip, about 4,100 miles through Canada and Alaska, is part of the 70th anniversary celebration of the highway. About 80 vehicles and an estimated 300 people will participate, according to Hutson...
Drug not sufficiently evaluated (07/24/12)
Missouri may soon become the first state to use the drug propofol for an execution. Being "first" in this context is a dubious distinction for several reasons, not the least of which is that propofol is the drug that gained notoriety in the death of Michael Jackson; but more to the point, it has never been used in the United States for executions...
Pesticides and bees (07/24/12)
I received a phone call from our new casino, Isle of Capri, concerning a problem they were having with honeybees swarming their front door. I asked a question, "Are they all bunched up or are they flying around?" (I can only collect honeybees that are bunched up, and most normal swarms are one big bunch of bees)...
Speak Out 7/24/12 (07/24/12)
A recent caller touted the larger world that's out there as some liberal utopia that just isn't understood by the Cape Girardeau County conservatives. All I can say as someone who has traveled extensively is that the larger world that's out there is an absolute mess. And if you don't believe me, charge up your Chevy Volt and go see for yourself...
Prayer 7/24/12 (07/24/12)
O Lord God, our heavenly Father, you are our light and salvation. Amen.
Fun Back to School Fair (07/24/12)
Although most kids don't want to think about going back to school, parents have to prepare for that day. To help with this, Beacon Health Center will be hosting a fun back to school fair this Thursday, July 26th, from 2pm - 6pm at the Benton office at 6468 State Highway 77 (at the Benton exit across from Boomland). No appointment is necessary...
VBS at First Pentecostal of Cape (07/24/12)
FIRST PENTECOSTAL CHURCH OF CAPE INVITES YOU TO BABYLON: DANIEL'S COURAGE IN CAPTIVITY. A summer family event called Babylon will be hosted at First Pentecostal Church 3054 Lexington in Cape Girardeau, MO from Wednesday, July 25 to Friday, July 27. ...
Don't lose ground to invasive, voracious weed (07/24/12)
Some people love a good fight. Others have to be fired up. When Private Lands Conservationist Jan Dellamano, with the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC), thinks about the harm caused to wildlife and livestock by invasive spotted knapweed, he gets fired up...
Breaking Barriers (07/24/12)
Greater Dimension Ministries will host a Men and Women's Conference, Thursday thru Sunday, August 9-12, 2012. The conference theme is: "Breaking Barriers 2012". Guest speakers include: Apostle Adrian Taylor of Cape Girardeau, Co-Pastor Gladys Hood, of Hayti, MO, Apostle Sharon Billins of Columbus, GA, and Dr. William Bird, Sr., Conference Host...
Arrangements by Joyce Honored by Teleflora (07/24/12)
Arrangements by Joyce was recently recognized by Teleflora, the world's leading wire service offering only hand-arranged and hand-delivered arrangements, as a TOP 2000 florist for the year 2011. Teleflora has approximately 16,000 members throughout the U.S. ...
Vaughn deploys to Afghanistan (07/24/12)
FARMINGTON, Mo. -- Spc. David Vaughn, of Cape Girardeau, is one of nearly 93 Missouri National Guard Soldiers deploying to Afghanistan with the 1138th Engineer Company, of Farmington. The unit -- which draws Soldiers from the 1140th Engineer Battalion in Cape Girardeau -- is part of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan, and will be conducting route clearance missions...
PHS senior ready to get back on football field (07/24/12)
The determination of this year's Perryville Pirate Football team can be seen in the faces -- flushed and dripping with sweat in the 103 degree heat -- of every player and coach. But the greatest determination might be found on the sidelines this week...
Sargent deploys to Afghanistan (07/24/12)
FARMINGTON, Mo. -- Pvt. Clinton Sargent, of Cape Girardeau, is one of nearly 93 Missouri National Guard Soldiers deploying to Afghanistan with the 1138th Engineer Company, of Farmington. The unit -- which draws Soldiers from the 1140th Engineer Battalion in Cape Girardeau -- is part of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan, and will be conducting route clearance missions...
Southern deploys to Afghanistan (07/24/12)
FARMINGTON, Mo. -- Sgt. Jesse Southern, of Cape Girardeau, is one of nearly 93 Missouri National Guard Soldiers deploying to Afghanistan with the 1138th Engineer Company, of Farmington. The unit -- which draws Soldiers from the 1140th Engineer Battalion in Cape Girardeau -- is part of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan, and will be conducting route clearance missions...
Lindsay deploys to Afghanistan (07/24/12)
FARMINGTON, Mo. -- Spc. Adam Lindsay, of Cape Girardeau, is one of nearly 93 Missouri National Guard Soldiers deploying to Afghanistan with the 1138th Engineer Company, of Farmington. The unit -- which draws Soldiers from the 1140th Engineer Battalion in Cape Girardeau -- is part of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan, and will be conducting route clearance missions...
Maevers deploys to Afghanistan (07/24/12)
FARMINGTON, Mo. -- Spc. Trey Maevers, of Cape Girardeau, is one of nearly 93 Missouri National Guard Soldiers deploying to Afghanistan with the 1138th Engineer Company, of Farmington. The unit -- which draws Soldiers from the 1140th Engineer Battalion in Cape Girardeau -- is part of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan, and will be conducting route clearance missions...
Hester deploys to Afghanistan (07/24/12)
FARMINGTON, Mo. -- Pvt. Jason Hester, of Scott City, is one of nearly 93 Missouri National Guard Soldiers deploying to Afghanistan with the 1138th Engineer Company, of Farmington. The unit -- which draws Soldiers from the 1140th Engineer Battalion in Cape Girardeau -- is part of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan, and will be conducting route clearance missions...
Neal deploys to Afghanistan (07/24/12)
FARMINGTON, Mo. -- Spc. Austin Neal, of Gordonville, is one of nearly 93 Missouri National Guard Soldiers deploying to Afghanistan with the 1138th Engineer Company, of Farmington. The unit -- which draws Soldiers from the 1140th Engineer Battalion in Cape Girardeau -- is part of Operation Enduring Freedom operations in Afghanistan, and will be conducting route clearance missions...
Reeves deploys to Afghanistan (07/24/12)
FARMINGTON, Mo. -- Spc. Gene Reeves, of Cape Girardeau, is one of nearly 93 Missouri National Guard Soldiers deploying to Afghanistan with the 1138th Engineer Company, of Farmington. The unit -- which draws Soldiers from the 1140th Engineer Battalion in Cape Girardeau -- is part of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan, and will be conducting route clearance missions...
Summer Rain (07/24/12)
With record high temperatures and weeks of dry weather, Southeast Missouri welcomed a summer shower in early July.
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