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Stories from Saturday, August 4, 2012

Today in History (08/04/12)
Today is Saturday, Aug. 4, the 217th day of 2012. There are 149 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Aug. 4, 1892, Andrew and Abby Borden were axed to death in their home in Fall River, Mass. Lizzie Borden, Andrew's daughter from a previous marriage, was accused of the killings, but acquitted at trial...
Janet Brotherton (08/04/12)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Janet Brotherton, 72, of Marble Hill died Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, at Woodland Hills Nursing Center in Marble Hill. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday at Hutchings Funeral Chapel in Marble Hill. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday, with Dr. John Englehart officiating. Burial will be in Bollinger County Memorial Park Cemetery...
Patricia McCormick (08/04/12)
Patricia Ann "Patty" McCormick, 53, of Jackson died Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at her home. She was born Jan. 2, 1959, in Cape Girardeau, to Don and Wilma Francis Green Wolfenkoehler. She and Steve McCormick were married April 6, 1985. Survivors include her husband, Steve; mother, Wilma Knowlton; a son, Steven McCormick; a daughter, Christy Brown Owens and fiance Justin Biester, all of Jackson; two sisters, Donna (Alan) Eakins of Jackson, Larraine (Brad) Brown of Cape Girardeau; three grandchildren, Chelsie Carroll, Sierra Owens and David Strop.. ...
Marilyn Vancil (08/04/12)
Marilyn J. Vancil, 73, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Anna, Ill., died Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, at Southeast Hospital. She was born July 31, 1939, in Jonesboro, Ill., daughter of Dan and Doris Ferrell Frick. She married Orval Vancil on Aug. 5, 1956...
Jack Gillard (08/04/12)
Jack F.C. Gillard, 83, of Glenville, Minn., died Friday, July 27, 2012, at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, Minn., surrounded by his family, following a brief illness. He was born Aug. 21, 1928, in Albert Lea, Minn., second son to Frank Charles and Mabel Christianson Gillard. He and Barbara Louise Anderson were married June 26, 1955. She passed away July 16, 1977. He and Marina Gari were married Dec. 18, 1978...
Stanley Jansen (08/04/12)
LEOPOLD, Mo. -- Stanley Glen Jansen, 61, of Leopold passed away Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012 at his home. He was born July 3, 1951, in Cape Girardeau, son of Luke Robert and Mary Louise Steinnerd Jansen. He married Marilyn Dell McVay on Sept. 9, 1972 at St. John Catholic Church in Leopold...
Out of the past 8/4/12 (08/04/12)
For the second time in a year, Cape Girardeau voters reject a tax proposal to improve city streets; however, a proposed "sunset" clause on the city's motel and restaurant gross receipts tax is approved; unofficial vote totals show the half-cent transportation sales tax proposal falls by a vote of 2,120 to 1,788...
Leone Proffer with produce from her garden (08/04/12)
Leone Proffer with produce from her garden
August 2012

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