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Stories from Sunday, November 11, 2012

Local governments face rising in health insurance costs (11/11/12)
Local governments no longer find themselves immune to the rising cost of providing health insurance for employees. The city of Cape Girardeau will pay about 6 percent more -- or about $140,000 -- next year to cover approximately 370 employees who receive health insurance benefits. ...
City takes longer look at underage drinking ordinance (11/11/12)
Although admittedly "unscientific," city leaders in Cape Girardeau are using results of a recent resident survey on a proposed ordinance that attempts to address underage drinking as a guide for further discussion. The ordinance would bar anyone younger than 21 from being in a restaurant or bar that has 35 percent or more annual gross sales from alcohol past 10 p.m. without a parent or legal guardian...
GOP committee set to review candidates for prosecutor (11/11/12)
The Cape Girardeau Republican Central Committee will meet Monday to discuss naming potential prosecuting attorney candidates after the resignation last week of Cape Girardeau County Prosecuting Attorney Morley Swingle. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the County Administration Building, lower level, in Jackson...
Toybox, Christmas for the Elderly return for holidays (11/11/12)
The Jaycees' annual Toybox project and Christmas for the Elderly once again will allow individuals, organizations and businesses the opportunity to give. Items for Toybox will be accepted from Nov. 25 through Dec. 20. Organizer Tracy Haggerty said Toybox brings toys and gifts to children ages 1 to 12 whose families are unable to provide for their children on Christmas. Toybox works with the Salvation Army to identify families in need...
Overnight fire keeps Cape, Jackson, Scott City crews busy well after dawn (11/11/12)
Flames ripped through a two-story frame house overnight, gutting the interior and keeping firefighters battling for hours. The call of a fire at 14 N. Fountain St. in Cape Girardeau came in just before midnight Friday, and crews were still going through the home extinguishing hot spots at 2 a.m. Cape Girardeau Fire Chief Rick Ennis said at that time that firefighters might be on the scene until about sunrise...
A father's role in World War II remembered on this Veterans Day (11/11/12)
When Ale Cato left the Bollinger County farming community of Greenbrier, Mo., to serve in the U.S. Navy during World War II, he thought he'd never get back to the farm. "Dad had the same feelings that a lot of men had when they shipped out," Sandy Cato said. "He wasn't alone."...
One dead in Cairo, Ill., shooting (11/11/12)
CAIRO, Ill. -- One person is dead after an early morning shooting Saturday in Cairo. The Cairo Police Department and the Alexander County Sheriff's Department responded to a fatal shooting in the McBride Place housing complex operated by the Alexander County Housing Authority...
Auto accident in Perryville injures two (11/11/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- A crash involving a passenger car and motor coach in Perry County on Friday night sent two people in the car to the hospital. At 6:26 p.m., the Perryville Police Department and Perryville Fire Department, along with the Perry County Ambulance Service, responded to the accident involving a charter motor coach bus and a 2004 Ford Mustang on Highway 51 South near the intersection of Brenda Street in Perryville...
Two Jackson Guardsmen awarded Bronze Stars (11/11/12)
After spending eight months in Afghanistan, two Missouri National Guard soldiers from Jackson were welcomed home last week and presented Bronze Stars. Capt. Steven Toft and Sgt. 1st Class Dennis Allred were among nine members of the Agribusiness Development Team VI who returned to Missouri after serving in Afghanistan since March...
Police seek suspects after shots fired in Cape (11/11/12)
Cape Girardeau Police are searching for two suspects who might have been responsible for a series of shots fired around noon Saturday near the intersection of Bloomfield Road and Hanover Street. No one was injured in the shooting, said Sgt. Brad Smith. Bullets damaged two vehicles parked in the area and a window of a house at 1101 Bloomfield Road...
Club news 11/11/12 (11/11/12)
Billie Criddle was hostess at her home on Oct. 16 for the monthly Oak Ridge FCE meeting. President Jean Rehak opened the meeting. Roll call by 15 members present was one quality of a good friend. The treasurer's report was given by Criddle and secretary Nelda Crader read the minutes from September and both were approved...
Harassing emails led to FBI probe of Gen. Petraeus (11/11/12)
WASHINGTON -- The scandal that brought down CIA Director David Petraeus started with harassing emails sent by his biographer and paramour, Paula Broadwell, to another woman, and eventually led the FBI to discover an affair, U.S. officials said Saturday...
Sick, frail struggle in storm's aftermath (11/11/12)
NEW YORK -- Some of society's most vulnerable people -- the elderly, the disabled and the chronically ill -- have been pushed to the brink in the powerless, flood-ravaged neighborhoods struggling to recover from superstorm Sandy. The storm didn't just knock out electricity and destroy property when it came ashore in places like the Far Rockaway section of Queens. It disrupted the fragile support networks that allowed the neighborhood's frailest residents to get by...
Today in History (11/11/12)
Today is Sunday, Nov. 11, the 316th day of 2012. There are 50 days left in the year. This is Veterans Day in the U.S., Remembrance Day in Canada. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 11, 1918, fighting in World War I came to an end with the signing of an armistice between the Allies and Germany...
BBC executive resigns after saying TV report was wrong (11/11/12)
LONDON -- The BBC's top executive resigned Saturday night after the prestigious broadcaster's marquee news magazine wrongly implicated a British politician in a child sex-abuse scandal. The events plunged the network into further uncertainty amid a controversy that exploded after it decided not to air similar allegations against one of its own stars, who police now say was one of nation's worst pedophiles...
Jackson's Troxel gains all-state honor at Missouri Swimming and Diving Championships (11/11/12)
ST. PETERS, Mo. -- Jackson senior Kristian Troxel closed out a decorated high school swimming career Saturday with a sixth-place finish in the 500 freestyle at the Missouri Swimming and Diving Championships. Troxel earned his third career all-state finish with a time of 4 minutes, 48.50 seconds in the event. He came into the meet with a 14th-seeded time of 4:55.74, but entered the final seeded seventh after lowering his time to 4:47.06 in Friday's preliminaries...
Southeast Missouri State volleyball team clinches OVC West title (11/11/12)
Southeast volleyball team clinches OVC West Division title outright
Southeast Missouri State football team falls short of upset at Eastern Illinois (11/11/12)
Southeast Missouri State threatened to spoil Eastern Illinois' Ohio Valley Conference championship hopes. But the host Panthers scored the game's final 23 points Saturday to rally for a 39-20 win in Charleston, Ill. EIU, which finished last in the OVC a year ago, clinched at least a share of the OVC title in its final league game of the season...
No. 15 Missouri shakes SIUE, triumphs 83-69 (11/11/12)
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- At least for a half, Southern Illinois-Edwardsville gave No. 15 Missouri all it could handle. Jerome Jones hit five 3-pointers and scored 17 points, while reserve Michael Messer added 13 in an 83-69 loss at Missouri on Saturday...
Mizzou defeats Tennessee in 4OT thriller (11/11/12)
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Missouri quarterback James Franklin couldn't do much of anything for much of Saturday's game with Tennessee. By the end of the day, he couldn't be stopped. Andrew Baggett kicked a 35-yard field goal in the fourth overtime period as Missouri rallied from a two-touchdown halftime deficit to beat Tennessee 51-48. But it was Franklin who sparked the comeback, throwing four touchdown passes -- all in the final minute of regulation or overtime...
Southeast Missouri State men's basketball team falls to Kansas in opener (11/11/12)
The seventh-ranked Jayhawks pulled away late to post a 74-55 victory Friday night
Southeast Missouri State cross country runners end season at regional (11/11/12)
The Southeast Missouri State cross country teams concluded their seasons Friday at the NCAA Midwest Regional hosted by Missouri State in Springfield, Mo. Southeast's men finished 23rd and the women placed 26th. No qualification was necessary to compete in the meet that featured some of the nation's top squads...
Southeast Missouri State women's basketball teams avenges loss in season opener (11/11/12)
The Southeast Missouri State women's basketball team had to wait until nearly December to pick up its first win last season. The Redhawks didn't have to wait nearly as long this year. Southeast got the second season of coach Ty Margenthaler's rebuilding project off to a rousing start by drilling visiting Wright State 78-66 on Friday night...
Area digest 11/11/12 (11/11/12)
Greg Hesselrode of Cape Girardeau recorded his first hole-in-one Saturday at Dalhousie Golf Club. Hesselrode used a 5-iron to ace No. 8, a par 3 playing 178 yards. Witnesses were Mark Hahn, Lance LaFont and Adam Bertrand. Rich Gross of Gordonville carded his first hole-in-one last week at Kimbeland Country Club...
49ers are the model for teams like Rams (11/11/12)
SAN FRANCISCO -- Jeff Fisher and his St. Louis Rams consider San Francisco the blueprint for what so many NFL teams would love to be. From a multi-faceted, creative offense and dominant, shut-down defense to spot on special teams, and a coach who motivates in his own unique way to make a group go, the 49ers sure look to be rolling right toward another special January playoff run...
FYI 11/11/12 (11/11/12)
The American Legion Post 158 of Jackson and the Jackson VFW Post 10495 will host the annual Veterans Day Parade at 4 p.m. Monday. Any group who would like to participate in the parade needs to be in front of the old Jackson High School building at 3:30 p.m. ...
Veterans groups organize events to help families in need during the holiday season (11/11/12)
Today is Veterans Day. Events will be held to honor those who served in the armed forces, but many veterans continue to give to their communities outside of their military service. This generosity is particularly evident during the holiday season. The American Legion Riders formed about four years ago. The group, made up of veterans and active duty military personnel, supports veterans groups in the Cape Girardeau and Jackson communities...
Pet of the week (11/11/12)
Pet Names: Pearl and Smoke Owner: Abbey Renee Holder Favorite Activity: Hanging out. ...
Adopt Maggie (11/11/12)
Maggie is a 6-year-old full-blooded chocolate lab. She is a typical good-natured lab. She is exuberant and full of energy. Maggie is a friendly and playful dog! For more information, contact Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Adopt Bailey (11/11/12)
Bailey Is a 9-month-old female who is very sweet. For more information, contact the Humane Society of Southeast MIssouri at 334-5837. ...
Steve Irwin's family follows in his animal-loving footsteps (11/11/12)
By Gary Clothier Q: We still watch reruns of "The Crocodile Hunter," starring Steve and Terri Irwin. What has become of Terri and their children, Bindi Sue and Robert Clarence? J.L., Hyndman, Pa. A: On Sept. 4, 2006, Steve Irwin was fatally pierced in the chest by a stingray spine while snorkeling at the Great Barrier Reef. ...
Facing the challenge of living in the present (11/11/12)
My favorite tree in the world (at least the places I've seen) is on the edge of Truman's campus. The tree is across a bridge at the bottom of a hill with an asphalt path that's cracked and more grey than black running under it, leading to the crosswalk on the main road. ...
The afterlife question (11/11/12)
Now and again, I find myself at the Internet doorstep of www.beliefnet.com. I find it an interesting, if somewhat perplexing, website. The website was established in 1999, went bankrupt early in 2002, was re-posted six months later and has been bought and sold twice since its original debut. ...
Local pastor travels to Africa for mission work (11/11/12)
Kyle Carter has an interesting background. He's a former freelance photographer who currently works as a financial adviser and a full-time pastor. Recently he traveled to East Africa to visit a friend and his wife who serve as missionaries. Carter shares about this trip and the church he serves in Advance in this week's Ministry Focus...
Bootheel Youth Museum receives National Medal for Museum and Library Service (11/11/12)
WASHINGTON -- The Institute of Museum and Library Services announced the Bootheel Youth Museum of Malden, Mo., is one of 10 recipients of this year's National Medal for Museum and Library Service. The nation's highest honor conferred on museums and libraries for service to the community, the National Medal celebrates institutions that make a difference for individuals, families and communities...
GT Awards (11/11/12)
Dr. Frank Nickell, professor of history at Southeast Missouri State University, received the Distinguished Service award from the State Historical Society of Missouri. Nickell was given the award in recognition of his service and support of the Historical Society at their annual meeting in Columbia. ...
Cooking with cranberries isn't just about sauce (11/11/12)
One of my favorite things in the whole world is cranberries. I love them, mostly paired with orange, in hearty dishes, cookies, breads, candy, salads, side dishes (especially my dad's cranberry relish) -- you name it, I love them. While having dinner with my friend Janice Friedrich recently, I told her I had to head home and write a recipe column. ...
Go Brown to go Green: Turn fallen leaves into compost (11/11/12)
Everywhere I look, I see signs that say "Go Green." This fall I would like to change the slogan a little to "Go Brown to Go Green." Let me explain. I was in my front yard a few days ago, complaining to myself about all of the leaves that I was blowing to the woods. What a pain to rake/blow leaves two or three times each fall...
Mutated black-eyed Susan (11/11/12)
A mutation is an accidental change in an organism's heredity genetics. Mutations occur in plants as well as animals. Mutations are often difficult to discover and verify. Sometimes they are easy to see. I discovered the black-eyed Susan flowers pictured here on Oct. ...
Robert Adams (11/11/12)
Robert W. "Butch" Adams, 68, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, at his home in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 6, 1944, in Millersville, to Farris Everett and Stella B. Hahs Adams. He and Alice J. Pennington were married Saturday, Oct. 1, 1966, at Marble Hill, Mo. She preceded him in death Sept. 7, 2009...
Ethel Bock (11/11/12)
Ethel Regina Bock, 87, a resident of Westminster, Calif., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, at her home in California. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home.
Ruby Bowman (11/11/12)
Ruby Marie Bowman, 88, of Cape Girardeau passed away Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, at Chateau Girardeau in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 24, 1924, in Clinton, Ky, to Rubie and Berea Evans Bugg. She and Robert Girman were married in 1940. He passed away Oct. 5, 1988. Ruby married Ed Bowman on April 21, 1990. He survives. ...
Charles Henshaw (11/11/12)
Charles Arthur Henshaw, 93, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, at the Chateau Girardeau Health Center. He was born Oct. 7, 1919, in Equality, Ill., to John Isaac and Essie F. Gold Henshaw. Charles graduated from Chaffee High School. He entered the National Guard in May 1939 and was inducted into federal service with the 140th Infantry Band at Chaffee, Mo., on Dec. 22, 1940...
Louise Knight (11/11/12)
ANNA, Ill. — Louise Marie "Lois" Knight, 69, of Anna died Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012 at her home. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Anna City Cemetery, with the Rev. Paul Sadler officiating. Interment will be in the cemetery.
William Rumfelt (11/11/12)
ANNA, Ill. -- William E. "Bill" Rumfelt, 96, of Anna died Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, at the Illinois Veterans Home in Anna. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna. Masonic Rites will be conducted at 7 p.m. Monday evening by the Jonesboro Masonic Lodge No. 111 AF&AM...
Ronald Roy Smith (11/11/12)
Ronald Roy Smith, 63, of Belleview, Mo., passed away Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, at Belleview Valley Nursing Home. He was a longtime nursing home resident, having spent most of his time at Belleview Valley Nursing Home where he was loved by staff and residents. ...
Rose P. Unterreiner (11/11/12)
Rose P. Unterreiner, 99, of Chesterfield, Mo., and formerly of Perryville, Mo., died Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, at Delmar Gardens on the Green in Chesterfield. Funeral Mass was Saturday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Burial was at St. Boniface Cemetery...
Vance - Renaud (11/11/12)
Bianca Joy Vance and Marcus Michael Renaud were married June 2, 2012, at HoteLumiere in St. Louis. The Rev. Phillip Lichtenwalter performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Joy Vance of South Holland, Ill., and the late William Vance. The groom is the son of Michael Renaud and Joyce Renaud of Cape Girardeau...
Lewis - Vogelweid (11/11/12)
Emily Louise Lewis and Eric Joseph Vogelweid were married July 21, 2012, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Pocahontas. The Rev. Bruce Ritter performed the ceremony. Organist was Matt Palisch, trumpeter was Scott Vangilder, and vocalists were Christy Shinn and Ron Hitt, all of Jackson...
Smith - Smith (11/11/12)
Crystal Dawn Smith and Justin Robert Smith were married June 9, 2012, at St. Augustine Church in Kelso, Mo. The Rev. Oliver Clavin performed the ceremony. Organist was Betty Ressel of Kelso. Vocalist was Nancy Plunk of Lake St. Louis, Mo. The bride is the daughter of Ray and Linda Smith of Scott City. The groom is the son of Mike Smith of Wilsonville, Neb., and Julie Smith of Kearney, Neb...
Foltz - Presser (11/11/12)
Mandie Rose Foltz and Brent William Presser were married April 28, 2012, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Jackson. The Rev. Robert Henrichs performed the ceremony. Organist was Matt Palisch of Jackson, and soloist was Brittany Moore of Oak Ridge, cousin of the bride...
Sneathen - Sanders (11/11/12)
Bill and Judy Sneathen of Cape Girardeau announce the engagement of their daughter, Jill Diana Sneathen, to Matthew Jacob Sanders. He is the son of Wade and Laura Sanders of Leopold, Mo. Sneathen received an associate degree in radiologic science and nursing from Southeast Hospital College of Nursing and Health Sciences. She is a registered nurse in the Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit at Southeast...
Marks - Kahle (11/11/12)
Dr. Stephen and Nancy Marks of Little Rock, Ark., announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura Elizabeth Marks, to Matthew Aaron Kahle. He is the son of Michael and Terri Kahle of Jackson. Marks is a 2004 graduate of Mount St. Mary High School in Little Rock. ...
Alma Schrader Elementary (11/11/12)
Alma Schrader Elementary A Honor Roll 3rd grade: Quincy Anderson, Emma Benton, Cal Bertrand, Delaney Boyer, Kenshin Chiba, William Clippard, Bailey Colyer, Hunter Cooper, Emily Ford, Yuki Furukawa, Leah Greenhill, Ethan Groves, Caden Hahn, Hunter Hammontree, Nick Hess, Ben Honza, Katie Ingram, Jaden Keith, Jolie Kidd, Ethan Kight, Hannah Koenig, Becca Lamb, Grace Laramore, Zach Marberry, Lillabeth Mason, Zac Mattison, Malayna McAllister, Logan Mizicko, Sydne Newman, Nathan Phelps, Ella Rhodes, Sophia Robinson, Ashley Simmons, Allison Smart, Jalee Spain, Lydia Strickland, Trenton Teague, Ty Thatcher, Mason Thorne, Atticus Vines, Frentress Williams.. ...
Delta Junior & Senior High (11/11/12)
Delta Junior & Senior High School A Honor Roll 7th grade: Cassie Eichhorn, Adam Hodge, Peyton Kirchhoff, Joseph Landewee. 8th grade: Brett Davault, Charles Ledbetter, Will Lincoln, Logan McCoy, McKenna McRoberts, Triston Perry, Tucker Robinson, Cooper Simpson, Madison Sitzes, Krista Valentine...
Immaculate Conception School (11/11/12)
Immaculate Conception School A Honor Roll 4th grade: Dylan Alexander, Linsday Bauwens, Emma Brugger, Aaron Deken, Ethan Engelen, Olivia Foltz, Ben Gibbs, Michael Gibbs, Cole Glastetter, Ivy Guilliams, Emma Higgins, Audrey Jaco, Hayden Jansen, Rachel Jennings, Henry Kennedy, Noel Keran, Logan Newell, Taylor Nugent, Sydney Turner...
Jefferson Elementary School (11/11/12)
Jefferson Elementary School A Honor Roll 3rd grade: Ziontrez Brown, Jalee Brumbaugh, Lindsey Cleek, KiJaun French, Wynter Graham, Breiana Harris, Payton Maxfield, Abby Sansoucie, Britain Sides, Leigha Surface, Allie Tillotson, Tambria Wilson, Stella Wright...
Zalma Elementary School (11/11/12)
Zalma Elementary School A Honor Roll 1st grade: Linly Backfisch, Bailey Hendershott, Reed Layton, Alexis Rogers, Sidney Trainor, Kiely Woodfin, Jarren Woods. 2nd grade: Loman Sneed, Bryson Cavaner, Phoenix Caputo, Gage Gilbert, Evan Schrader, Montana Smith, Abbey Steinberg, Deacon Wallace, Garrett Shaw, Rebekah Mouser...
Zalma Junior & Senior High (11/11/12)
Zalma Junior & Senior High School A Honor Roll 7th grade: Jacob Borders, Brett Hovis, Dakota Isenman. 8th grade: Tove Evans, Macey James, Kelsee Montgomery, Savannah Northern, Ashley Parsons, Bailey Payne, Jenny Pullam, Garret Robinson, McKenzie Umfleet...
Cape Girardeau police report 11/11/12 (11/11/12)
The Cape Girardeau Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. DWIs The Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. Arrests...
Cape Girardeau fire report 11/11/12 (11/11/12)
Firefighters responded to the following calls Thursday:...
Jackson police report 11/11/12 (11/11/12)
The Jackson Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. Arrests...
Out of the past 11/11/12 (11/11/12)
Veterans Day. The Avenue of Flags is on display at Cape County Park; the 197 flags honor deceased veterans in the county; it's twice as large as the Memorial Day display, when the Avenue was dedicated. SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- An early-morning fire destroys a landmark business building and threatens other nearby structures in this southeast Bollinger County community of 115; the fire that destroys the Marlin Service Center apparently started in the vicinity of a wood stove located in the rear of the building.. ...
School menus Nov. 12-16 (11/11/12)
MONDAY--Chicken chunks & breadstick or garden salad or sandwich, broccoli & cheese or cherry tomatoes or baby carrots, pears. TUESDAY--Mini totally tacos or garden salad or sandwich, southwest baked beans or cherry tomatoes or baby carrots, pink applesauce...
In Flanders Fields (11/11/12)
In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the Dead. Short days ago...
Speak Out 11/11/12 (11/11/12)
Two pictures recently appeared in area newspapers that bother me to no end. One was in the Southeast Missourian showing the mayor of Cape throwing out the dice on a table in the new casino the day it opened. The other one, in the Southern Illinoisan, was of President Obama campaigning in New Hampshire in a bar, and reaching for his beer on the bar. ...
Prayer 11/11/12 (11/11/12)
O Lord Jesus, thank you for those who serve in the military, defending liberty. Amen.
Bath Time for Spencer (11/11/12)
It's hard to believe that my cat likes to take baths.
Chase with his 6 point buck (11/11/12)
Chase Welch went on his first youth hunt with his dad. And he tagged a 6 point buck.
Hickory Ridge (11/11/12)
Rural Cape County South of Delta
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