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Stories from Monday, October 29, 2012

Hodges hopes to hold on as lone Democrat against Boyd (10/29/12)
Steve Hodges, a political newcomer in 2006, achieved what Democrats in the Missouri House of Representatives considered a big victory when he won the 161st District. His fight to take back that district from Republicans, although it traditionally went to Democrats, was hard fought with a lot of money pouring in on both sides. ...
Arkansas suspects in custody following deliberate act of striking joggers, police say (10/29/12)
Cape Girardeau police say it was no accident: An Arkansas man purposefully steered a stolen car into a group of joggers Sunday morning, leaving three of them with moderate injuries -- bumps and bruises, one said -- including the provost of Southeast Missouri State University...
Drug drop box placed in Jackson Police Department (10/29/12)
A place to dispose of unwanted and unused prescription medication is now in operation in Jackson. The Youth Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition of Southeast Missouri has purchased a permanent drug drop box for the safe disposal of prescription medications, and it is in the lobby of the Jackson Police Department. Residents will now be able to dispose of unwanted, unused and expired drugs at any hour of any day...
City working on parking after Broadway project (10/29/12)
City staff working to improve access to parking in downtown Cape Girardeau say the first of several lot-sharing agreements with property owners is now finalized, while other plans to reduce the effect of taking away parking on the street during the Broadway corridor project are moving forward...
Candidate questionnaire: Jay Nixon (10/29/12)
NAME: Jeremiah W. (Jay) Nixon AGE: 56 PLACE OF BIRTH: De Soto, Missouri SPOUSE, CHILDREN'S NAMES: Wife Georganne Sons Jeremiah and Willson EDUCATION: B.A., University of Columbia-Missouri J.D., University of Columbia-Missouri OCCUPATION: Governor EMPLOYER: State of Missouri...
Candidate questionnaire: Bart Ziegenhorn (10/29/12)
NAME: Bart Ziegenhorn AGE: 30 PLACE OF BIRTH: Sikeston EDUCATION: Sikeston High School, 2000 University of Mississippi OCCUPATION: Real Estate, Insurance agent EMPLOYER: 731 Realty BUSINESSES OWNED, ALL OR PART: N/A PUBLIC OFFICES HELD OR SOUGHT; GIVE DATES:...
Candidate questionnaire: Lisa Reitzel (10/29/12)
NAME: Lisa Reitzel AGE: 44 PLACE OF BIRTH: Cape Girardeau, Mo. SPOUSE, CHILDREN'S NAMES: Mark Reitzel 1 daughter Lydia 15 years old OCCUPATION: Registered Nurse EDUCATION: Graduate Woodland High School 1987 Graduate Wesley College 2 Year General Ed. Degree...
Candidate questionnaire: Donna Ballman (10/29/12)
NAME: Donna L. Ballman (Ernst) AGE: 69 PLACE OF BIRTH: St. Louis, Missouri SPOUSE, CHILDREN'S NAMES: Late Ted J. Ballman, Jr. Thomas L. Ballman - son Dana J. Pritchard - daughter OCCUPATION: Office Technician EDUCATION: K-12 in St. Vincent School System in Perryville, Missouri...
Almost put down, German shepherd now a rescue dog (10/29/12)
MONROE CITY, Mo. -- A 3-year-old German shepherd, Diesel, has gone from the rescued to the rescuer. Diesel was a week away from euthanasia after being deemed too aggressive. A search and rescue organization in northeast Missouri took the dog and trained him to be part of their unit...
Superstorm Sandy slams into New Jersey coast (10/29/12)
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Forecasters say Sandy is no longer a hurricane but is still a dangerous system taking dead aim at New Jersey and Delaware. The National Hurricane Center said Monday evening that Sandy is a post-tropical storm and losing strength
Hurricane Sandy grounds thousands of flights (10/29/12)
NEW YORK (AP) -- Hurricane Sandy grounded thousands of flights in the U.S. northeast Monday and upended travel plans across the globe, stranding passengers from Hong Kong to Europe. The massive storm threatens to bring a near halt to air travel for at least two days in a key region for both domestic and international flights...
Eastern U.S. braces for dangerous superstorm (10/29/12)
NEW YORK -- From Washington to Boston, big cities and small towns Sunday buttoned up against the onslaught of a superstorm that could endanger 50 million people in the most heavily populated corridor in the nation, with forecasters warning that the New York area could get the worst of it -- an 11-foot wall of water...
Supreme Court weighs new look at 1965 voting rights law (10/29/12)
WASHINGTON -- Three years ago, the Supreme Court warned there could be constitutional problems with a landmark civil rights law that has opened voting booths to millions of African-Americans. Now, opponents of a key part of the Voting Rights Act are asking the high court to finish off that provision...
Today in History (10/29/12)
Today is Monday, Oct. 29, the 303rd day of 2012. There are 63 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 29, 1929, Wall Street crashed on "Black Tuesday," heralding the beginning of America's Great Depression. On this date:...
Eagle Ridge wins state soccer title (10/29/12)
Eagle Ridge Christian won the Missouri Christian School Athletic Association soccer championship with a 6-1 victory over Plaza Heights Christian on Saturday in Joplin, Mo. Aaron Margrabe scored five goals for the Eagles, who also benefited from an own-goal by Plaza Heights...
Southeast Missouri State soccer team wins 1-0 over JSU (10/29/12)
The Redhawks concluded their regular-season schedule
Southeast Missouri State's Lathrop receives OVC football honor (10/29/12)
Southeast Missouri State redshirt freshman quarterback Scott Lathrop's big performance Saturday was recognized by the Ohio Valley Conference. Lathrop was named the OVC newcomer of the week Sunday after leading the Redhawks to a 48-27 win at Austin Peay. Southeast broke an overall three-game losing as well as a 10-game road losing streak dating back to 2010...
Patriots shellack Rams in London 45-7 (10/29/12)
WEMBLEY, England -- It all started so well for the St. Louis Rams on their first trip to the famous Wembley Stadium. It all ended so badly. Sam Bradford led the Rams (3-5) to a 7-0 lead on their first possession, but Tom Brady and the Patriots (5-3) took over from there Sunday and won 45-7 in the NFL's sixth regular-season game in London...
Giants' Sandoval is World Series MVP (10/29/12)
DETROIT -- Pablo Sandoval not only has baseball's neatest nickname, Kung Fu Panda has a World Series MVP award to go along with it. Sandoval took home the trophy following the San Francisco Giants' sweep of Detroit, hitting .500 with three home runs, a double and four RBIs in 16 Series at-bats...
Giants streak on to World Series title (10/29/12)
DETROIT -- Finally pressed in the World Series, the San Francisco Giants finished off a most unexpected and stunning sweep. Marco Scutaro delivered one more key hit this October, hitting a go-ahead single with two outs in the 10th inning that lifted the Giants over the Detroit Tigers 4-3 in Game 4 on Sunday night...
OVC preseason basketball poll held no surprises (10/29/12)
There were no real surprises regarding the Ohio Valley Conference preseason basketball polls released last week, especially where Southeast Missouri State is concerned. Southeast's men, as expected, were picked to finish second in the OVC West Division behind three-time defending OVC regular-season champion Murray State...
Chinese dissident artist goes ‘Gangnam Style' (10/29/12)
BEIJING -- Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei is the latest to go "Gangnam Style" -- but in a trademark act of irreverence, he's thrown in a pair of handcuffs and a poke at Chinese censors. In a video posted on YouTube, Ai sports a neon-pink T-shirt, black jacket and dark sunglasses and energetically mimics rodeo-style dance moves made famous by South Korean rapper PSY, whose original video became an Internet sensation...
People on the Move 10/29/12 (10/29/12)
Tim Woodard has joined Commerce Bank of Cape Girardeau to lead the business banking sector in the Southeast Missouri area. Woodard joined Commerce Bank of Champaign, Ill., in 2010, where he was responsible for developing new business prospects and cultivating existing client relationships. ...
Trail of Tears Bar and Grill open in former Ed's Bar (10/29/12)
Trail of Tears Bar and Grill is now open at 519 Good Hope St. in Cape Girardeau. It is open daily at 9 a.m. Monday through Saturday and at 1 p.m. Sunday. Closing time will vary depending on the crowd, said Rodger Brown, commander of USA Veterans, a not-for-profit veterans group that operates the restaurant...
Taxes to increase in 2013 for 163 million workers (10/29/12)
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama isn't talking about it and neither is Mitt Romney. But come January, 163 million workers can expect to feel the pinch of a big tax increase regardless of who wins the election. A temporary reduction in Social Security payroll taxes is due to expire at the end of the year, and hardly anyone in Washington is pushing to extend it. ...
Lisa Hunt (10/29/12)
Lisa Renee Clements Hunt was fully healed and ran into the arms of Jesus on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, after a long and courageous battle with multiple sclerosis. She was born Nov. 26, 1961, in St. Louis, to D. Lorn and Lola Ruth (Ainley) Clements. At the age of 3, the family moved to Fredericktown, Mo., where she grew up in a loving community and attended school, graduating from Fredericktown High in 1980. ...
Bob Hartle (10/29/12)
Robert Lee "Bob" Hartle, 93, of Jackson passed away Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau, where he had lived for the past year. He was born Nov. 3, 1918, on the family farm near Millersville at Hartle's Ford, where his great-great-grandfather, Peter Hartle, settled in 1801. He was the son of Fred and Jacie Cheatum Gladish Hartle. He and Adell Marie Hendrix, the love of his life, were married June 9, 1950. She passed away March 18, 2012...
Cleveland ‘Bud' Henson (10/29/12)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Cleveland I. "Bud" Henson, 90, of Poplar Bluff, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, at the Cedar Gate Nursing Home in Poplar Bluff. He was born Dec. 26, 1921, in Hornersville, Mo., to Cleveland and Maggie Norris Henson. He and Erma Branum were married Sept. 2, 1939, at Hornersville...
Lynn Lang (10/29/12)
Lynn Edward Lang, 50, of Gordonville died Thursday, Oct 25, 2012. He was born Nov 10, 1961, son of Byron L. and Margaret E. Nitsch Lang. Lynn was a life member of New McKendree United Methodist Church in Jackson where he was baptized and confirmed. He graduated from Jackson High School in 1980. He was the founder and operator of Lang Livestock and moved livestock nationwide. Lynn was an avid St Louis Rams football fan and a NASCAR fan...
Rick Seiler (10/29/12)
Richard L. "Rick" Seiler, 57, of Oak Ridge died Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012, at his son's home in Jackson. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the chapel of McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home...
Births 10/29/12 (10/29/12)
Daughter to L.T. Sutton and Reshonda T. Taylor of Lilbourn, Mo., Saint Francis Medical Center, 8:19 a.m., Monday, Oct. 22, 2012. Name, Brenlynn Alice Cree Sutton. Weight 6 pounds, 5 ounces. Second child, first daughter. Ms. Taylor is the daughter of Robert Lewis and Mary Lynn Taylor of Lilbourn. Sutton is the son of John Sutton of New Madrid, Mo. He is employed by Pioneer Hybrid in New Madrid...
Cape Girardeau police report 10/29/12 (10/29/12)
The Cape Girardeau Police Department released the following incidents. Arrests do not imply guilt. Arrests...
Jackson police report 10/29/12 (10/29/12)
The Jackson Police Department reported the following incidents. Arrests do not imply guilt. Arrests...
Out of the past 10/29/12 (10/29/12)
Abstract and title companies no longer will be able to use space in the county recorder's office under a new policy approved by the county commission; the policy is the result of several months of discussion on use of the office by abstract and title companies, and what fees should be charged for making copies...
Election letter deadline Tuesday (10/29/12)
EDITOR'S NOTE: All letters to the editor on a ballot issue or Paid Election Letters must be received no later than 5 p.m. Tuesday. The deadline to submit a negative letter about a candidate has passed. The Southeast Missourian's letter guidelines are as follows:...
Leaf collection (10/29/12)
The city of Cape Girardeau has had a leaf-collection program for a long time. This is a service not offered in many other cities and towns in Southeast Missouri. In the past, residents could rake leaves to their curb for pickup, but timing was based on a zoning method. This meant that some leaf piles were collected very early in the season -- before all leaves had fallen -- while others were stacked curbside for weeks at a time...
Speak Out 10/29/12 (10/29/12)
Last Monday night was not good for our Cardinals. They missed the opportunity of being up three games to one. The other missed opportunity was the presidential debate. We would have been much better off with Rick Santorum. I would like to commend the Cape Girardeau Fire Department. ...
Prayer 10/29/12 (10/29/12)
O God, may we always thank you in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.
River Delivery Service Adds Comfort to Crews Away (10/29/12)
Potato chips, peanut butter, razors, magazines - what could a crew member need while serving a tour on a river boat? These things and so much more are what can be delivered by Craiglow's River Delivery, LLC. For over a year, Jon Craiglow, of Jackson, Missouri has offered delivery service to the crews of barge lines in the areas from Chester, Illinois to Cairo, Illinois. These services include grocery and supply delivery as well as transportation services of crews to and from the boats...
Library dedication set for Nov. 1 at p.m. (10/29/12)
Cape Central Junior High School's (CJHS) new library will be dedicated during a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday at 1 p.m. The Board of Education voted unanimously in August to name the facility "Louis Lorimier Library" in honor of the French-Canadian credited with founding Cape Girardeau. ...
Fall beauty from my kitchen window (10/29/12)
One of Central High School's English teachers loved the poem, "I think that I shall never see, a poem as lovely as a tree." Over the years, I have come to love trees and the one in my front yard is definitely my favorite. The tree has held swings for my grandchildren and its' leaves have provided fun for them since they were toddlers. Its splendid autumn leaves are so awesome. I've been enjoying the tree's beauty since 1984!...
Phssst! (10/29/12)
I love to take pictures of the family life we enjoy and that includes our family pets. Most of the time the dogs will pose nicely for me, but NOT THIS TIME!
My cup runneth over! (10/29/12)
Everyone thought this fall would be blah because of the dry summer, but with a little tlc and water, my mums were the most beautiful that they have even been!
Acadia (10/29/12)
Acadia National Park from the top of Cadillac Mountain
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