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Stories from Saturday, August 18, 2012

Today in History (08/18/12)
Today is Saturday, Aug. 18, the 231st day of 2012. There are 135 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Aug. 18, 1920, the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, which guaranteed the right of all American women to vote, was ratified as Tennessee became the 36th state to approve it...
Michael Webb (08/18/12)
Michael H. Webb, 65, of Cape Girardeau passed away Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center, surrounded by family. He was born March 26, 1947, in Cape Girardeau, to the late Charles Hunter and Ada Mae Sandlin Metje. Michael was a 1965 graduate of Central High School. He was a retired ABF truck driver and attended First Church of God. He was co-author of "Curly the Crooked Christmas Tree." He loved his family and spending time with them...
Sean Duran (08/18/12)
Sean Kennedy Duran, 4 weeks, of Oak Ridge closed her little eyes Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012. She was born July 11, 2012. Loved and cherished daughter of Allison Reed-Duran and Kaleb Berkbigler; beloved granddaughter of Chester and Susie Petzold Reed and Terry and Lanitta Berkbigler; dear niece, great-niece and cousin...
Lucian Lizotte (08/18/12)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Lucian Lizotte, 70, of Helena, Mont., formerly of Marble Hill, died Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, at St. Peter's Hospital in Helena. The service will be at 1 p.m. Monday at McGee Chapel Cemetery near Glenallen, Mo., with the Rev. Fred Ritter officiating...
Louise Sanders (08/18/12)
Louise Caroline Sanders, 94, of Cape Girardeau passed away Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, at Chateau Girardeau. She was born Oct. 2, 1917, in Brownville, Neb., daughter of Kenneth and Amelia Clary Young. She and Reece Watson Sanders were married Aug. 12, 1939, in Brownville...
Out of the past 8/18/12 (08/18/12)
Assembling and raising the scoreboard in the new Show Me Center is one of the last projects to be completed before the grand opening ceremonies Thursday; the scoreboard arrived yesterday from Indianapolis. Immediate action needs to be taken to avoid a mental health crisis in Southeast Missouri, according to the Mental Health Association in Cape Girardeau County; the group cites mental health needs in the region, specifically needs for inpatient care for acute patients who are going without treatment now that Saint Francis Medical Center has closed its inpatient unit.. ...
Kiwanis' Teacher Grant Program Supports Teachers (08/18/12)
Five Orchard Elementary teachers provided the program at a recent Jackson Kiwanis Club meeting at Delmonico's Restaurant. The teachers had received six $150 grants from the club to enrich learning opportunities for the students. Jennifer Pehle and Stacy Elfrink demonstrated how kindergartners used the math and literacy "take home backpacks" which were filled with games and learning devices that the students could us alone or play with parents, siblings or friends. ...
Third Tuesday Tea Time - Election Day Activism (08/18/12)
On August 21st, 2012 at 6:30pm, the Cape County Tea Party (CCTP) will hold its open monthly meeting at the Cape Girardeau Public Library. The meeting is called the Third Tuesday Tea Time and is held on the Third Tuesday of each month to continue the work to complete our Mission as stated below...
Sunset after the storm (08/18/12)
Taken following a summer storm
Timber Rattlesnake (08/18/12)
Nicholas holding 3 1/2 foot Timber rattlesnake found on Grandpa and Grandma Phegley's Farm
August 2012

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