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Questions remain in Bollinger County Jail suicide (08/19/12)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Though he initially didn't think so, Bollinger County Coroner Charlie Hutchings now says his investigation into the apparent suicide of a county jail inmate in June probably should have included the assistance of an outside agency such as the Missouri State Highway Patrol...
Cape grad rate tops 80 percent (08/19/12)
Early in the summer, Cape Girardeau School District officials predicted a rise in graduation rates. Last week, numbers released showed their prediction came true. The district's graduation rate, computed using a traditional method, reached above 80 percent for the first time since 2006...
Jury awards $1M in '08 Cape shooting (08/19/12)
A seven-person jury in Cape Girardeau returned a verdict Wednesday awarding $1 million to the children of Zachary Snyder, a 23-year-old Dexter, Mo., man killed in Cape Girardeau by an officer with the Department of Corrections. Steve R. Julian, a fugitive unit investigator with the Missouri Department of Corrections, received a call the night of Feb. ...
Corps lifts part of burn ban at Wappapello Lake (08/19/12)
WAPPAPELLO, Mo. -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Wappapello Lake has lifted some of the fire ban imposed July 25. Charcoal and small campfires will be permitted in the following developed campgrounds only: Redman Creek West, Redman Creek East, Peoples Creek Upper, Peoples Creek Lower and Greenville Campgrounds. ...
Oran woman killed in head-on accident (08/19/12)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- An Oran, Mo., woman was killed in a head-on collision early Saturday. According to the Sikeston Department of Public Safety, officers responded to a two-vehicle crash on U.S. 61 south of Route HH shortly before 2 a.m. Emergency crews shut down U.S. ...
Students return for College High reunion of classes of 1947 to 1958 (08/19/12)
People from all over the country returned to Cape Girardeau for the College High School reunion of classes of 1947 through 1958 Friday night at the Osage Centre. According to Paul Summers, class of 1952 and reunion committee member, 139 classmates and spouses gathered for the informal mixer Friday and 188 were expected for Saturday night's social and banquet. Classmates were coming from such states as California, Arizona, Mississippi and Texas, Summers said...
Drought-exposed river sandbars called a danger (08/19/12)
ST. LOUIS -- A lack of rain in the United States' midsection in recent months has reduced water levels in some of the nation's biggest rivers, exposing sandbars that experts warn could be deadly quicksand. Rivers such as the Mississippi and Missouri are typically low in August, but this year's drought has them at their lowest point in decades. The sandbars that are revealed look like beaches, inviting boaters, fishermen and hikers to venture out. Experts agree that can be a bad idea...
Zalma man charged with child molestation (08/19/12)
BENTON, Mo. -- A Bollinger County man was in custody Friday on sex-related charges, including two counts of child molestation, according to Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter. Ronnie G. Lemons, 57, of Zalma, Mo., is also charged with first-degree statutory sodomy and was being held on $50,000 bond. ...
Southeast Missouri State University Summer dean's list (08/19/12)
The following students were named to the dean's list for the summer semester. BURFORDVILLE: Erica Sander. CAPE GIRARDEAU: Morgan Allen, Abdullah Alnefaie, Saleh Alshihri, Lana Altemeyer, Danielle Anderson, Chris Babb, Sivagamy Balaketheeswaran, Lance Barnes, Audrey Batz, Ashley Begeman, Shealee Best, Benjamin Beussink, Sydnie Bianchi, Daron Bickel, Abdulrahman Binfaris, Jessica Birchler, William Birmingham, Matthew Blaise, Marissa Blandford, Katherine Blasiney, Melissa Bohnert, Callie Bollinger, Brittany P. ...
Some officials say public help needed for industrial park (08/19/12)
Cape Girardeau is battling to bring new businesses and the jobs they promise to the community, but without a publicly owned industrial site it's at a competitive disadvantage, say some local officials. Behind the scenes, the hunt is on to find land that could serve as an industrial park...
Highway 221 to close for interchange conversion in St. Francois County (08/19/12)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- The diverging diamond interchange in Farmington, Mo., will be ready for its first travelers in September. To prepare the area for the interchange conversion, the Missouri Department of Transportation's contractor will close Highway 221 at the U.S. ...
Route AA in Perry County reduced for pavement repairs (08/19/12)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Route AA from U.S. 61 to County Road 510 in Perry County will be reduced to one lane Monday as Missouri Department of Transportation crews make pavement repairs. Weather permitting, the work will be done from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The work zone will be marked with signs. Motorists are urged to use caution while traveling near the area...
Milling to reduce Highway 51 in Perry County (08/19/12)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Highway 51 from U.S. 61 to Interstate 55 in Perry County will be reduced to one lane Monday as Missouri Department of Transportation crews mill the roadway. Weather permitting, the work will be done from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The work zone will be marked with signs. Motorists are urged to use caution while traveling near the area...
I-55 in Ste. Genevieve County reduced for pavement work (08/19/12)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Northbound Interstate 55 from Route N/J at Ozora, Mo., to the Jefferson County line in Ste. Genevieve County will be reduced to one lane with a 12-foot width restriction as contractor crews perform pavement repairs. Weather permitting, the work will be done from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily Monday through Oct. 31, excluding weekends. The work zone will be marked with signs. Motorists are urged to use caution while traveling near the area...
Club news 8/19/12 (08/19/12)
The Town and Country FCE Club met on Aug. 9 at the home of Linda Thompson. Shelby Spears was welcomed as a guest. The devotion was given by Linda Thompson taken from Ideals, "The Class Reunion." Roll call was answered by members stating if they use paper, plastic or neither. Pennies for "Coins for Friendship" were collected. A motion was approved to give $25 to "Coins for Friendship." Members paid their yearly dues for 2013...
Mo. Republicans ask judge to block ballot summary (08/19/12)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri Republicans made their case Friday for a temporary court order blocking the secretary of state's office from certifying the November ballot because of a dispute over a health care initiative. Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder and several Republican legislative leaders contend the health care measure summary written by Democratic Secretary of State Robin Carnahan is unfair and misleading. ...
Lawsuits filed over 2 Missouri ballot measures (08/19/12)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Supporters of Missouri ballot initiatives to increase the minimum wage and limit payday loans are going to court after election officials concluded they failed to collect enough signatures to put the measures before voters. Last week, lawsuits were filed arguing some valid signatures wrongly were not counted. ...
Mississippi treads carefully as it commemorates Civil War (08/19/12)
JACKSON, Miss. -- Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War can be an angst-filled task in Mississippi, with its long history of racial strife and a state flag that still bears the Confederate battle emblem. Well-intentioned Mississippians who work for racial reconciliation say slavery was morally indefensible. ...
Sioux tribes upset over sale of sacred site in South Dakota (08/19/12)
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- It's advertised as a one-of-a-kind deal: Nearly 2,000 acres of prime real estate nestled in the Black Hills of South Dakota for sale to the highest bidder. But the offer to sell the land near Mount Rushmore and historic Deadwood has distressed Native American tribes who consider it a sacred site. ...
Intrusion of ‘Fort Knox of uranium' leads to security questions (08/19/12)
OAK RIDGE, Tenn. -- Officials like to refer to the Y-12 National Security Complex as the Fort Knox for highly enriched uranium, which is why an unprecedented incursion by an 82-year-old nun and two fellow protesters has critics mocking the notion that the weapons plant is secure...
Police release video in Arkansas patrol car shooting (08/19/12)
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Police video recorded the night a young man was fatally shot in a northeast Arkansas patrol car while his hands were cuffed behind his back hasn't resolved questions about whether he shot himself in the head as officers said...
Idaho evacuations ordered due to smoke; Wash. residents allowed back home (08/19/12)
SEATTLE -- Thunderstorms and lightning threatened fire officials' plans to contain a large blaze in central Washington state as hundreds of Washington and California residents returned home to find out whether their homes were spared. In Idaho, authorities Saturday issued a mandatory evacuation order for some 350 homes in the area around Featherville due to thick smoke. ...
Today in History (08/19/12)
Today is Sunday, Aug. 19, the 232nd day of 2012. There are 134 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Aug. 19, 1812, the USS Constitution defeated the British frigate HMS Guerriere off Nova Scotia during the War of 1812, earning the nickname "Old Ironsides."...
Drug dealers in Rio saying no to crack cocaine (08/19/12)
RIO DE JANEIRO -- Business was brisk in the Mandela shantytown on a recent night. In the glow of a weak light bulb, customers pawed through packets of powdered cocaine and marijuana priced at $5, $10, $25. Teenage boys with semiautomatic weapons took in money and made change while flirting with girls in belly-baring tops lounging nearby...
Sale of African nomad's last camel is sign of broader problems (08/19/12)
SAKABAL, Niger -- In a part of the world where the worth of a man is measured by his animals, Tuareg nomad Soumaila Wantala has come to this market to do the unthinkable: Sell his last camel. He crouches in the shade of a thorn tree as traders haggle over the 4-year-old male animal, Yedi. ...
NATO, Taliban in war of words over deaths of Afghan civilians (08/19/12)
KABUL, Afghanistan -- A suicide bombing at a wedding, a deadly airstrike on a village, grenades in a mosque -- hundreds of Afghan civilians are dying violently this summer, while the Taliban and the NATO coalition wage verbal warfare. A U.N. report says 1,145 civilians were killed and 1,954 others injured during the first half of the year, 80 percent of them by militants...
Airstrike kills 8 in Syria town near Turkey border (08/19/12)
BEIRUT -- A Syrian warplane Saturday bombed a small town partially controlled by anti-regime fighters near the Turkish border, killing eight people and wounding at least 20, the latest escalation in the use of air power by President Bashar Assad's government in the Arab nation's civil war...
U.K. and Ecuador looking for solution to deadlock over WikiLeaks founder (08/19/12)
LONDON -- Britain is seeking an amicable solution with Ecuador to their diplomatic standoff over WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, a U.K. official insisted Saturday, as the secret-spiller prepared to make his first public statement since the Latin American nation confirmed it would offer him asylum...
Scott City, St. Vincent, Perryville football teams get first taste of action at jamboree (08/19/12)
Hope seems to spring eternal when unbeaten high school football teams gather for a jamboree. And at the four-team event Friday night at Perryville High School, there were plenty of reasons for hope when Scott City, St. Vincent and Potosi gathered with the host.
Jackson football team works out jitters at jamboree (08/19/12)
The Jackson football team will open its season Friday at North County.
Defense sparkles in Southeast Missouri State football team's scrimmage (08/19/12)
The Southeast Missouri State football team pretty much put the wraps on what coach Tony Samuel and his players believe was a strong preseason camp with a final scrimmage. Saturday's session at Houck Stadium, which lasted about 75 minutes, featured situational work as well as the scrimmaging...
Injuries knock out two Southeast Missouri State offensive line starters (08/19/12)
Senior tackle Dominic Maldonado and senior center Matt Shannon will miss the season for the Southeast Missouri State football team.
Illinois State women's soccer team trip up Southeast Missouri State in season opener (08/19/12)
The Southeast Missouri State women's soccer team lost to visiting Illinois State 2-1 on Friday.
Moe offers reliable target for Missouri football team QB Franklin (08/19/12)
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Missouri receiver T.J. Moe never expects to be covered during a play, and he lets quarterback James Franklin know as much in the huddle. Moe has the numbers to back up his expectations after leading the team in receptions and receiving yards in 2010 and 2011. He looks to do it again as both a senior and a captain this year...
Molina's double leads Cardinals past Pirates (08/19/12)
ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Cardinals needed a lift. Lucky for them, Yadier Molina was ready to return to the lineup. Molina had three hits and two RBIs to lead the Cardinals to a 5-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday. St. Louis bounced back from Friday night's 2-1 loss in the series opener and pulled within a game of Pittsburgh for the second NL wild-card spot. ...
Bradford enjoys success in Rams' 31-17 win over Chiefs (08/19/12)
ST. LOUIS -- Rams coach Jeff Fisher sure got a lot done in a week. Sam Bradford threw touchdown passes on his first two drives, and the St. Louis Rams made marked improvements on the other side of the ball in Week 2 of the preseason in a 31-17 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs in the annual Governor's Cup game Saturday night...
'Unforgettable' won't be forgotten (08/19/12)
Question: Will you please tell me why the TV series "Unforgettable" was canceled? I really like the redheaded actress, Poppy Montgomery. It was one of my favorite shows. R.J., Cumberland, Md. Answer: CBS canceled "Unforgettable" on May 13. ...
FYI 8/19/12 (08/19/12)
Registration is now open for the 25th Women Aware Conference on Sept. 15 at the Black River Coliseum in Poplar Bluff, Mo. Leigh Ann Tuohy, the mother played by Sandra Bullock in the movie "The Blind Side," will be the keynote speaker. The Women Aware one-day conference is for those who want information on how to expand business skills, personal growth, how to improve family life and for those interested in networking with others. ...
Your Generosity 8/19/12 (08/19/12)
Warchild Riding Group returned from its eighth annual weekend trip to Memphis, Tenn., where a few of the nearly 100 members delivered St. Jude Children's Research Hospital a check for $9,500. The group's annual donation to St. Jude depends on the hard work of the members and the generosity of their supporters. ...
Awards/Accomplishments 8/19/12 (08/19/12)
Dr. Jane Kester-Koppenaal was honored July 31 in Columbia, Mo., at the University of Missouri Reynolds Alumni Center for outstanding research. A 2011 graduate of the University of Missouri Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis doctoral program, Kester-Koppenaal's thesis, "The Impact of School Exclusion on Student Achievement," was chosen as a finalist for the Dan H. ...
Dog treadmill sales brisk as pets shape up (08/19/12)
LOS ANGELES -- Like any true celebrity, Uggie, the Jack Russell terrier from "The Artist" and "Water for Elephants," puts in his time on the treadmill. At 10, Uggie doesn't do a heavy workout, just a light trot and walking, said owner-trainer Omar Von Muller of Los Angeles. But Von Muller bought Uggie a DogPacer for those times when he can't go out because of weather, work or paparazzi...
Ex-pitcher shares testimony with Teen Challenge participants (08/19/12)
Cardinals fans know Andy Benes as the 6-foot-6 pitcher who played for St. Louis in the mid-'90s and again from 2000 through 2002. What fans might not know is that while Benes found success on the mound, his life outside of baseball was met with challenges...
Pet of the Week (08/19/12)
PET NAME: Bella OWNERS: Michelle and Ryan Sharp ABOUT BELLA: Bella is an Australian Cattle Dog/Blue Heeler mix and celebrated her fourth birthday on June 10. Her favorite activity is running in crazy 8s in her grandparents' backyards. Bella has a very sweet disposition and loves to cuddle with her mom and dad...
Adopt Atari (08/19/12)
Atari is a 3 1/2 month old black and white kitten. He is one handsome boy! Atari is waiting for you to stop by and see what a great companion he would be. For more information, please contact Safe Harbor Animal Sanctuary at 243-9823. ...
Adopt Snowflake (08/19/12)
Snowflake is 2 years old. She is spayed and declawed. Snowflake is available for adoption at The Humane Society 334-5837. ...
Walking for a cure: Alzheimer's walk scheduled for next month at Cape County Park North (08/19/12)
Lee Fee, 80, volunteers at the Missouri Veterans Home -- going to dances, playing bingo with the residents, giving each of them a smile or reassuring pat on the arm. She goes to church and plays bridge weekly. Five years ago, Fee was diagnosed with the disease. She was the face of Alzheimer's for the Walk to End Alzheimer's in 2011. The next walk is scheduled for next month...
Ignorance should not be allowed to breed fear (08/19/12)
"For God did not give us a spirit of fear but of power and of love and of self-control." (2 Timothy 1:7) Fear is caused by many things: uncertainty, pain, danger, etc. Fear is also caused by ignorance. It occurs to me that this last kind of fear, the one born when we are terrified of somebody we know little about, may be the reason for a massacre two weeks ago today. ...
Serving the Lord wholeheartedly (08/19/12)
I've done everything I can think of to put off writing this column this week. I watched part of the closing ceremony of the Olympics. I ate a Popsicle (but technically that was multi-tasking -- I did that while watching the Olympics.) I went to bed and slept an extra hour and a half longer than planned because no ideas magically appeared in my mind from my subconscious overnight...
Grilling season is packed with great recipes (08/19/12)
It is grilling season, and outdoor cooking enthusiasts are in full swing. Claire Watson got a new grill for Mother's Day, and she has enjoyed trying out the grilling recipes that fill the summer cooking magazines. She has enjoyed them, but she always goes back to the recipe for Teriyaki Beef from her dear Aunt Bernice, who lived in Decatur, Ill. Her family has made this for many years, and they never get tired of it...
Being optimistic is a farmer's trait (08/19/12)
Marilyn and I just got back from a 2,500-mile road trip through the heart of the United States. It is dry, dry, dry. Crops are scorched if they were not irrigated. Evidence of brush and range fires was obvious in several locations. What a year. The trip was made to attend a family reunion and then to visit the other side of the family members. Many of them are farmers. They talked about how dry it is, and how the drought will affect their income for the year...
Monopoly Lake levels are low (08/19/12)
This is a view of a portion of Monopoly Marsh at Mingo National Wildlife Refuge. It is also referred to as Monopoly Lake. This photo, shot Aug. 13, shows the dramatic loss of water due to this year's drought. Normally the cypress trees in a row at the middle of this scene would have water two or three feet up on their broad trunks. The edge of the lake of water should be at the transitional area in the far distance where the forest begins...
Archdiocese of Atlanta gets stake in 'Gone With the Wind' (08/19/12)
ATLANTA -- A relative of the late author Margaret Mitchell is giving the Archdiocese of Atlanta a 50 percent stake in the literary rights to her best-selling novel, "Gone With the Wind." The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the gift includes a 50 percent stake in the trademark to the book and items that belonged to Mitchell...
Rev. Lucien Bozarth (08/19/12)
The Rev. Lucien Bozarth, 75, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Dongola, Ill., died Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, at Southeast Hospital. Crain Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
Della Hubbard (08/19/12)
CHAFFEE, Mo. — Della Hubbard, 89, of Chaffee died Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, at her home. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee is in charge of arrangements.
Dr. Edwin Kuntz (08/19/12)
Dr. Edwin C. Kuntz, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Aug. 17, 2012, at his home with his family by his side. He was born July 14, 1934, in St. Louis, to Edwin C. and Virginia Kuntz. He and Gabriela Montoya were married April 3, 1972, in Lima, Peru...
Stone Manes (08/19/12)
Stone Manes, 89, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Jackson, passed away Friday, Aug. 17, 2012, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, with visitation one hour before, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Jackson. Robert M. Henrichs will officiate...
Andy Wagoner (08/19/12)
Andy Todd Wagoner, 49, of Pocahontas died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, at his home. He was born April 1, 1963, in Sikeston, Mo., to James W. "Gene" and Terzia L. "Jo" Ledbetter Wagoner. He and Barbara A. Jimerson were married May 9, 1992, at Flat River, Mo...
Velma Ward (08/19/12)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Velma P. Ward, 94, of Advance passed away Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, at Jackson Manor in Jackson. She was born Nov. 26, 1917, at Dongola, Mo., daughter of Robert Calvin Sr. and Sadie Pearl Sylcox Humphreys. Velma owned and operated Ward's Store in Advance with her husband. She was a member of the United Methodist Church and taught Sunday school many years. She was a past matron of Order of Eastern Star and member of Wednesday Study Club...
Births 8/19/12 (08/19/12)
Daughter to Cody Tyler and Courtney Logan West of Jackson, Saint Francis Medical Center, 11:28 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012. Name, Lilly Paige. Weight, 6 pounds, 14 ounces. Mrs. West is the former Courtney Kiefer, daughter of Shane and Jennifer Kiefer of Jackson and Jennifer and Tom Leible of Chaffee, Mo. She is a CNA. West is the son of Dawn and Clint Welker of Cape Girardeau and Glen and Christine West of Michigan. He is employed at Gilster-Mary Lee...
Harper - Shadforth (08/19/12)
Caroline Victoria Harper and Maj. Scott Gregory Shadforth were married June 30, 2012, at Ross Bridge Town Hall in Birmingham, Ala. The Rev. Lynn Casteel-Harper and the Rev. Brian Law performed the ceremony. Vocalists were Lauren and Whitney Law of DeSoto, Mo., nieces of the bride...
Trotter - Metheny (08/19/12)
Charity Jayne Trotter and Jason Scott Metheny were married June 30, 2012, at Cape First Church. Allen Bashem performed the ceremony. Soloist was Clayton Hahs. The bride is the daughter of Mary Jayne Bader of Poplar Bluff, Mo., and Kevin Shults of Red Bud, Ill. The groom is the son of Tom and Beverly Metheny of Marble Hill, Mo...
Carpenter - Zlokovich (08/19/12)
Dean and Sharon Carpenter of Boaz, Ky., announce the engagement of their daughter, Stephanie Ann Carpenter, to Aaron Michael Zlokovich of Lexington, Ky. He is the son of Neil and Dr. Martha Zlokovich of Cape Girardeau. Carpenter is a 2009 graduate of Community Christian Academy in Paducah, Ky. She is attending Blue Grass Community and Technical College in Lexington, and plans to complete a bachelor's degree at the University of Kentucky...
Leist - 50 Years (08/19/12)
Mr. and Mrs. Nick Leist of Jackson celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on a Caribbean cruise with their children and grandchildren. Leist and Judy McElmurry were married Aug. 19, 1962, at Eisleben Lutheran Church in Scott City, by the Rev. Grimm...
Gohn - 60 Years (08/19/12)
Mr. and Mrs. David Gohn of Jackson celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a dinner and dance Aug. 4, 2012, at the VFW Hall. Gohn and Glenda Marie Propst were married Aug. 3, 1952, at Centenary United Methodist Church in Cape Girardeau. The couple has four children, Greg (Pat) Gohn, Gary (Patty) Gohn, Robyn (Clint) Farrar, all of Jackson, and Larry (Diane) Gohn of Winter Haven, Fla. ...
Cape Girardeau police report 8/19/12 (08/19/12)
The Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. DWI...
Cape Girardeau fire report 8/19/12 (08/19/12)
Firefighters responded to the following calls Thursday:...
Jackson police and fire report 8/19/12 (08/19/12)
The Jackson Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. Summonses Firefighters responded to the following calls Saturday:...
Out of the past 8/19/12 (08/19/12)
Donna Hanschen, director of the Cape Girardeau Convention and Tourism Bureau since its inception three years ago, has resigned that post; effective Aug. 28, she will be working for Rust and Martin. The city expects to spend about $613,000 in meeting state requirements regarding the closing of the Cape Girardeau landfill; that's substantially less than the $5 million that the Missouri Department of Natural Resources had estimated...
School menus Aug. 20 to 24 (08/19/12)
MONDAY--Chicken bites, broccoli & cheese sauce or cherry tomatoes or baby carrots, cinnamon applesauce. TUESDAY--Crispitos with cheese, green beans or cherry tomatoes or baby carrots, peaches. WEDNESDAY--Hamburger, pork & beans or cherry tomatoes or baby carrots, mixed fruit cup...
Dealing with violence (08/19/12)
When many of us think about Cape Girardeau, we think of it as a bustling little city. We love the charm of the place, the downtown buildings overlooking the river. And the bridge that connects us to the eastern half of the U.S. We think about our weekends, our churches and where to eat supper. Sometimes we like to second-guess the city council...
Prayer 8/19/12 (08/19/12)
O Lord Jesus, thank you for the gift of salvation through you. Amen.
MUSIC VIDEO SHOW THE BEAUTY OF DOWNTOWN CAPE (08/19/12)
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: MATT IRWIN 573-587-3765 MATT IRWIN, LOCAL SINGER/SONGWRITER/MUSICIAN RELEASES NEW MUSIC VIDEO Cape Girardeau, Missouri -- August 15, 2012 -- Cape Girardeau resident, Matt Irwin, has released a new HD Music Video for his song "Goodbye Starlight."...
Tiptoe across the Mississippi (08/19/12)
Our family decided to visit Tower Rock on Sunday, and so did LOTS of people! Sunday Funday!!!
Tower Rock, Mississippi River, Sunday August 19th (08/19/12)
Mississippi River, water level low enough you can walk to Tower Rock. Alot of people did that this weekend.
Good Samaritan: DORTHA STRACK (08/19/12)
Dortha Strack deserves recognition as a faithful volunteer. 4-H leader 49 years, advisor on SEMO District Fair Board, Fair 4-H director, taught Sunday School 47 years, and works at elections. She has been active in projects for Diabetes, Safe House, Teen Challenge, Autism, FISH, etc. She goes into the community to give programs to schools nursing homes and organizations. She is a 60 year member of Kage FCE...
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