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Stories from Monday, November 26, 2012

Jackson man accused of molestation also faces charges in Arkansas (11/26/12)
A Jackson man facing child molestation charges in Cape Girardeau County also is wanted by authorities in Arkansas to answer similar accusations there, according to court records. Mark A. Hinklin, 38, on March 1 was charg-ed with first-degree child molestation in a local case after allegations involving a girl younger than 14 came to light. ...
Two from Bollinger County injured in separate crashes (11/26/12)
Two Bollinger County drivers suffered moderate injuries in separate one-vehicle crashes early Sunday morning, including one who later was arrested for allegedly driving while intoxicated, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. The first incident happened about 12:25 a.m., as Zachary J. ...
Floats put Cape in Christmas spirit (11/26/12)
Eighty floats lit up the streets Sunday in Cape Girardeau as part of the 21st annual Parade of Lights. Organized by Old Town Cape, the parade route began at Capaha Park, continued down Broadway and turned at Main Street before reaching its end at Merriwether Street...
Cape Girardeau County Commission agenda 11/26/12 (11/26/12)
1 Barton Square, Jackson 9 a.m. today Routine business Action items Appointments and possible action items Discussion and possible action items...
Only one traffic death in Mo. over holiday weekend (11/26/12)
A long holiday weekend resulted in just one fatal accident across Missouri. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports 19-year-old Austin C. Turner of Golden, Mo., was the only person to die in 350 car crashes over the counting period that began last Wednesday and ended at midnight Monday. ...
Lobbyists' freebies become harder to track in Mo. (11/26/12)
ST. LOUIS -- It's becoming more difficult to track how much money is being spent to catch the ear of Missouri lawmakers as they increasingly reimburse lobbyists for freebies. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that reimbursing lobbyists for meals and sports tickets keeps lawmakers names off lobbyists' monthly expense reports...
Researcher tests heating system at Missouri turkey farm (11/26/12)
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- A central Missouri turkey farm is being used to test a heating system that uses warmth in the soil to keep the birds warm and could help trim farmers' utility bills. Geothermal heating uses the soil to control the temperature of water flowing through buried pipes. The water then transfers the ground's heat into the building...
Boy shot while discussing gun safety with dad (11/26/12)
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. -- St. Joseph police are investigating after a father accidentally shot his 11-year-old son in the cheek while discussing gun safety. The St. Joseph News-Press reported that the boy sustained serious injuries Friday night while cleaning guns and planning a hunting trip with his father...
Report: disabled parents face bias (11/26/12)
Millions of Americans with disabilities have gained innumerable rights and opportunities since Congress passed landmark legislation on their behalf in 1990. Yet advocates say barriers and bias still abound when it comes to one basic human right: being a parent...
Jazz fund marks 10 years of helping performers (11/26/12)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Madison R. Reed, known to local jazz fans as Ray, kept news of his cancer to himself until doctors told him he had six months to live. The popular crooner always could be counted on to lend his support and velvety voice at fundraisers for ailing peers in the jazz community. ...
Cyber Monday likely to be busiest online sales day (11/26/12)
NEW YORK (AP) -- Bye-bye Black Friday. So long Small Business Saturday. Now, it's Cyber Monday's turn. Cyber Monday, coined in 2005 by a shopping trade group that noticed online sales spiked on the Monday following Thanksgiving, is the next in a series of days that stores are counting on to jumpstart the holiday shopping season...
U.S. defends 'enormous' climate efforts at UN talks (11/26/12)
DOHA, Qatar -- Anticipating an onslaught of criticism from poor nations, the United States claimed "enormous" strides in reducing greenhouse emissions at the opening of U.N. climate talks Monday, despite failing to join other industrialized nations in committing to binding cuts...
JFK's last night recalled as key event for Latinos (11/26/12)
President John F. Kennedy was supposed to just stop by and wave hello. Instead, a group of eager Latinos persuaded him to come inside and speak to a packed room of Mexican-American civil rights activists. He the persuaded his wife, first lady Jacqueline Kennedy, to address the crowd in Spanish...
Lesbian benefits battle goes to high court (11/26/12)
SAN FRANCISCO -- As do a lot of newlyweds, Karen Golinski was eager to enjoy the financial fruits of marriage. Within weeks of her wedding, she applied to add her spouse to her employer-sponsored health care plan, a move that would save the couple thousands of dollars a year...
In election gender gaps, men play crucial role (11/26/12)
WASHINGTON -- Sorry, fellas, but President Barack Obama's re-election makes it official: Women can overrule men at the ballot box. For the first time in research dating to 1952, a presidential candidate whom men chose decisively -- Republican Mitt Romney -- lost. More women voted for the other guy...
All items in '12 Days of Christmas' now top $107K (11/26/12)
PITTSBURGH -- Add seven swans, six geese and five golden rings to the list of Christmas gifts that cost more than they did a year ago. If you get all 364 items repeated throughout "The Twelve Days of Christmas" carol, you'll pay 6.1 percent more this year, according to the annual Christmas Price Index compiled by PNC Wealth Management...
Teachers embroiled in test-taking fraud in 3 southern states, feds say (11/26/12)
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- It was a brazen and surprisingly long-lived scheme, authorities said, to help aspiring public school teachers cheat on the tests they must pass to prove they are qualified to lead their classrooms. For 15 years, teachers in three Southern states paid Clarence Mumford Sr. ...
Natural gas drillers target U.S. truck, bus market (11/26/12)
SCRANTON, Pa. -- Surging gas production has led the drilling industry to seek new markets for its product, and energy companies are setting their sights on the transportation sector. Touting natural gas as a cheaper, cleaner-burning alternative to gasoline and diesel, drillers, public utilities and government officials are trying to boost demand for natural gas buses, taxis, shuttles, delivery trucks and heavy-duty work vehicles of all sorts, while simultaneously encouraging development of the fueling infrastructure that will be needed to keep them running.. ...
No Powerball winner; jackpot rises to record $425 million (11/26/12)
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Lottery officials say nobody has won the Powerball jackpot, and the top prize now will increase to about $425 million for the next drawing, the largest jackpot ever for the game. Iowa Lottery spokeswoman Mary Neubauer said sales were strong during the Thnksfiving holiday week for Saturday's drawing, estimated at $325 million before the numbers were picked. That was the fourth-largest jackpot in the game's history...
Fewer moderates in Congress may make deals harder (11/26/12)
WASHINGTON -- When the next Congress cranks up in January, there will be more women, many new faces and 11 fewer tea party-backed House Republicans from the class of 2010 who sought a second term. Overriding those changes, though, is a thinning of pragmatic, centrist veterans in both parties. Among those leaving are some of the Senate's most pragmatic lawmakers, nearly half the House's centrist Blue Dog Democrats and several moderate House Republicans...
Today in History (11/26/12)
Today is Monday, Nov. 26, the 331st day of 2012. There are 35 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On Nov. 26, 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt ordered nationwide gasoline rationing, beginning Dec. 1. The motion picture "Casablanca," starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman, had its world premiere at the Hollywood Theater in New York...
19 bodies found in northern Mexico border state (11/26/12)
CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico -- Nineteen bodies have been discovered in Mexico's northern border state of Chihuahua, officials said Sunday. The find included 11 apparently long-dead men found in mass graves and eight others who were tortured and killed in recent days...
Egypt's political foes dig in their heels over president (11/26/12)
CAIRO -- Supporters and opponents of Egypt's president Sunday grew more entrenched in their potentially destabilizing battle over the Islamist leader's move to assume near absolute powers, with neither side appearing willing to back down as the stock market plunged amid the fresh turmoil...
Southeast Missouri State men's basketball team tries to end slide against NAIA school (11/26/12)
By MARTY MISHOW ~ Southeast Missourian The Southeast Missouri State men's basketball team probably would be advised to take Hannibal-LaGrange seriously. Especially with the way the Redhawks have struggled lately. Hannibal-LaGrange, an NAIA program from Hannibal, Mo., gave Southeast a scare last year before the host Redhawks won 82-72...
Rams rookie Jenkins stars in win against Cardinals (11/26/12)
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Janoris Jenkins has been known to make headlines for the wrong reasons. Not this time. No NFL rookie since 1960 and no Rams rookie ever accomplished what the young St. Louis cornerback did Sunday. Jenkins, who slipped to the second round of the draft -- the 39th pick overall -- because of off-the-field issues during his college career, returned two interceptions for touchdowns and St. ...
Southeast women can't catch a break with injuries (11/26/12)
The Southeast Missouri State women's basketball team has displayed significant improvement during the early part of the season. But second-year coach Ty Margenthaler can't seem to catch a break as he continues his rebuilding project with the Redhawks...
‘Twilight,' Bond, ‘Lincoln' lead record weekend (11/26/12)
LOS ANGELES -- Bella Swan, James Bond and Abe Lincoln have combined to lift Hollywood to record Thanksgiving revenue at the box office. Kristen Stewart's finale as Bella in "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn -- Part 2" was No. 1 again with $64 million during the five-day holiday stretch that began Wednesday, according to studio estimates Sunday...
People on the move 11/26/12 (11/26/12)
Craig Bohnsack was named assistant vice president of First Community Bank. Bohnsack earned a master's of business administration degree and bachelor's of economic finance degree at Southeast Missouri State. He has seven years of banking experience and will be responsible for expanding market presence and generating new business loans...
Talking Shop with Mark Martinez of Assemblies Plus (11/26/12)
Mark Martinez of Assemblies Plus has made a career of assembling things. Martinez will assemble nearly anything in the home or outside the home -- from bicycles, playground equipment, furniture, lawn mowers and more. Q: How has your career evolved to get you where you are today?...
United Way campaign jumps off to strong start (11/26/12)
After struggling to meet its campaign goal the last three years, the United Way of Southeast Missouri staff is feeling positive about this year's campaign, having already received pledges for 78 percent of its $950,000 goal. This year's fundraising goal remains unchanged from last year, when contributions came in a little short at $940,000...
Margaret Conrad (11/26/12)
Margaret Virginia Conrad, 89, of Cape Girardeau, died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, at Life Care Centers of Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 15, 1923, in Cape Girardeau to Issac and Lucy L. Davis Parks. She and Dean D. Conrad were married July 30, 1949. He died March 13, 1999...
Alma Crader (11/26/12)
Alma M. Crader, 100, of Scott City died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, at Heartland Care and Rehab in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Leon DuMay (11/26/12)
Leon J. "Bud" DuMay, 87, of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, at the home of his son, surrounded by his loving family in St. Peters, Mo. He was born Aug, 18, 1925, in Chaffee, Mo., to Leon H. and Alvina Baudendistal DuMay. He and Geneva Gilliland DuMay were married Jan. 15, 1949, in Sikeston, Mo. Geneva preceded him in death in September 2009...
Ursula Grossheider (11/26/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Ursula E. Grossheider, 92, of Perryville died Nov. 24, 2012, at Holiday Residential Care in Perryville. Friends may call Saturday at Young & Sons Funeral Home in Perryville from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and from 6 to 11 a.m. Wednesday...
Pete Mainer (11/26/12)
McCLURE, Ill. -- Delbert D. "Pete" Mainer, 80, of McClure, died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, at his home. He was born Dec. 5, 1931, in Ancell, to Leslie E. and Flossie Wille Mainer. He graduated from McClure High School. Pete was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in the Korean War...
Cape Girardeau police report 11/26/12 (11/26/12)
The Cape Girardeau Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. Arrests...
Jackson police and fire report 11/26/12 (11/26/12)
The Jackson Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. Peace disturbance The Jackson Fire Department responded to the following call Saturday:...
Out of the past 11/26/12 (11/26/12)
Thanksgiving Day. Salvation Army personnel and volunteers feed approximately 500 persons at the annual feast of turkey and all the fixings; along with the sit-down meal at the Army facility at Sprigg and Good Hope streets, dinners also are delivered to shut-ins...
Arrow award (11/26/12)
The Southeast Missouri State University student newspaper has taken on a different look over the past year-plus. In August 2011, the university and Rust Communications, the parent company to the Southeast Missourian, announced a partnership. The goal was for the Southeast Missourian to provide student news oversight for what was formerly known as the Capaha Arrow, now referred to as the Arrow. Also as part of the agreement was an overhaul of the student-produced news website...
Thanksgiving meal story (11/26/12)
I just wanted to say thank you for the great article that you ran in the paper Thursday, Nov. 15, about the senior dinner here at Chaffee. It was written by Brittany Tedder, and she did a wonderful job of writing it. Many thanks to her and your paper...
Speak Out 11/26/12 (11/26/12)
Now that there is no possibility of an ultraconservative Supreme Court justice being nominated in the next four years, pro-life proponents should turn their attention to proactive deterrence of abortions -- support family planning, educate women on avoidance of unwanted pregnancies and make contraceptives readily available...
Prayer 11/26/12 (11/26/12)
O Lord God, we shout aloud to the Rock of our salvation. Amen.
Wm. Paul Young Coming to Scott City (11/26/12)
Wm. Paul Young, Christian author will be at Scott City First Assembly of God signing his new book Cross Roads. Hachette Publishing is flying him into Cape Girardeau Regional Airport Friday Nov. 30th. He will be speaking at Scott City Schools and then coming to the church located on 312 Dearborn to sign his new book from 6 -8 pm...
Cancer Survivor's Rosary (11/26/12)
This beautiful crafted item is 18.5'L with 6mm crystal beads. St. Penegrine, the patron saint for persons suffering from cancer, is pictured on the front and Our Lady of Grace is pictured on the back. Made in Italy by Roman Inc. $22.98 Unique Boutique...
Circle E Candles (11/26/12)
These candles are a soy wax blend that has a high fragrance level. These candles have the finest lead free wicks and premium wax blends for a cleaner, longer burn. Plus they are made in the U.S.A. Unique Boutique 1028 North Kingshighway Suite 3 Cape Girardeau, MO 63701...
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