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Stories from Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Best-selling author to visit Scott City church (11/27/12)
New York Times best-seller author Wm. Paul Young will be in Scott City at the First Assembly of God Church for a book signing to promote his new book "Cross Roads." Young is best known for his top-selling book "The Shack" which spent 50 weeks at No. ...
2012 so far warmest year on record in parts of Mo., including Cape (11/27/12)
ST. LOUIS -- This year is on pace to be the warmest on record in parts of Missouri, a continuation of a trend of warmer weather that is affecting flowers, plants and agricultural crops, experts said Monday. National Weather Service meteorologist Jayson Gosselin said 2012, through Nov. ...
Budget cuts may ax local ozone alerts concept (11/27/12)
Due to budget constraints, the National Weather Service soon will decide whether it will continue its ozone air-quality predictions. But that decision also may decide the fate of a warning system being planned for Southeast Missouri. According to David Grimes, deputy director of the Southeast Missouri Regional Planning Commission in Perryville, a decision by the National Weather Service to terminate its ozone air-quality predictions would hamper the commission's prospective ozone-alert system...
History professor puts in name for Ward 6 council seat (11/27/12)
Dr. Wayne Bowen, chairman of Southeast Missouri State University's history department, has announced his interest in replacing Kathy Swan as Cape Girardeau's Ward 6 representative as she moves from the city council to the Missouri House at the end of the year...
Probation handed down in burglary spree, office vandalism cases (11/27/12)
Jacob Colyott and Travis Fornkohl were in court on different cases Monday, but a judge gave them the same sentence of five years probation -- one for his role in a recent rash of burglaries and the other for single-handedly causing $600,000 in damage to a local office building...
Counseling center expansion bonds approved by Cape Girardeau County Commission (11/27/12)
The Community Counseling Center in Cape Girardeau now has a stamp of approval from county commissioners to seek $1.45 million in tax-exempt bonds with the help of the Industrial Development Authority, moving the mental health not-for-profit organization one step closer to expansion...
Three arrested in Perryville for credit card forgery (11/27/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- A woman and two men suspected of forgery and possessing a forging instrument remained in custody Monday in the Perry County Jail after their Friday arrest in Perryville. The three suspects, Faisal D. Elmi, 32, and Lisa D. Paige, 43, both of Alexandria, Va., and Mamadou A. Sall, 25, of Cheverly, Md., are being held on a $50,000 cash-only bond...
Illinois man says he used forged check to buy car from Cape dealer (11/27/12)
Marcus E. Davis told the judge Monday he was ready to confess -- he'd walked into a car dealership, written a check for almost $24,000 and driven off in a new car. The check was stolen, and the signature was forged. "I'm guilty, your honor," Davis, 29, told the judge. "There's no point in wasting anybody else's time."...
Hearing set to consider new election in area House district (11/27/12)
KENNETT, Mo. -- A hearing on state Rep. Kent Hampton's motion to dismiss and Dunklin County Clerk Carol Hinesly's petition for a new election in House District 150 will begin at 1 p.m. Thursday in Dunklin County Circuit Court. Hampton, a Republican, defeated Democrat Tom Todd, a former state representative, by 116 votes Nov. 6. Hampton received 5,953 votes in District 150, while Todd had 5,837 votes...
New Cape Girardeau mental health project provides housing for disabled (11/27/12)
Glenda Greiwe has a new home where she now feels safe. She knows her neighbors at the Boehme-Hinni Apartments, built this year by the Community Counseling Center. She likes them. "Before, I didn't know my neighbors; they came and went so fast. Here they will be more stationary," she said. "Liking your neighbors is very important."...
Senators ask Obama to protect river (11/27/12)
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- A group of U.S. senators is asking President Barack Obama for an emergency declaration in an effort to keep barges moving on the drought-stricken Mississippi River.
River interests still seeking help for low water (11/27/12)
ST. LOUIS -- Businesses that move products on the Mississippi River continue to seek the government's help as the river approaches historic lows. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Friday began reducing the outflow from an upper Missouri River reservoir to ease drought conditions in that part of the country...
Man accused in killing over Thanksgiving meal cost (11/27/12)
CLAYTON, Mo. -- A St. Louis County man is accused of shooting another man over the cost of Thanksgiving dinner. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that 19-year-old Corey Wiggins of Pagedale, Mo., was charged with first-degree murder and jailed on $500,000 bond. Wiggins allegedly shot 53-year-old Turhan Scott Thursday night...
Minn. man said he 'fired more shots than I needed' at 2 teens (11/27/12)
LITTLE FALLS, Minn. -- A Minnesota homeowner who shot two unarmed teenagers in the midst of an apparent Thanksgiving Day break-in told authorities he feared they had a weapon, but acknowledged firing "more shots than I needed to" and appeared to take pride in "a good clean finishing shot" for one teen, according to investigators...
U.S., Russian astronauts to spend year in orbit (11/27/12)
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- A former space shuttle commander, whose twin brother is married to former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, will attempt the longest spaceflight ever by an American. NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko will spend an entire year aboard the International Space Station beginning in 2015...
Search ends for California boy swept to sea (11/27/12)
SAN FRANCISCO -- The search was called off Monday for a teenager whose parents were killed after they plunged into the cold, powerful surf in Northern California during a chain of events that started when their son tried to save the family dog from drowning...
GI's brig treatment focus of hearing in WikiLeaks case (11/27/12)
HAGERSTOWN, Md. -- An Army private charged in the biggest security breach in U.S. history is trying to avoid trial by claiming he has already been punished enough by being locked up alone in a small cell and having to sleep naked for several nights...
Today in History (11/27/12)
Today is Tuesday, Nov. 27, the 332nd day of 2012. There are 34 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 27, 1942, during World War II, the Vichy French navy at Toulon scuttled its ships and submarines to keep them out of the hands of German troops...
Wal-Mart distances itself from fire in Bangladesh (11/27/12)
DHAKA, Bangladesh -- The garment factory in Bangladesh where a weekend fire killed at least 112 people had been making clothes for Wal-Mart, without the giant U.S. retailer's knowledge, Wal-Mart said. Wal-Mart said the Tazreen Fashions Ltd. factory was no longer authorized to produce merchandise for Wal-Mart, but that a supplier subcontracted work to it "in direct violation of our policies."...
High school roundup: Leopold debuts with win in Woodland tournament (11/27/12)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
Southeast Missouri State men's basketball team ends three-game skid (11/27/12)
Redhawks end three-game slide with 96-55 win against NAIA foe Hannibal-LaGrange
Shooting guard was a priority in early signings for Southeast Missouri State men's basketball team (11/27/12)
The Southeast Missouri State men's basketball team has only three seniors and all play the shooting guard position. Southeast coach Dickey Nutt took steps toward replenishing that spot during the NCAA's early signing period that ended Wednesday. Signing with Southeast were Martavian Payne, a 6-foot-2 senior combo guard at Madison Prep High School in St. Louis; and 6-5 wing Darrian Gray from Lake Land (Ill.) Community College...
Blechle fires ace at Cape Jaycee Municipal (11/27/12)
Mike Blechle recently carded a hole-in-one at Cape Jaycee Municipal Golf Course. Blechle used a 7-wood to ace No. 18, a par 3 playing 183 yards. Dennis Keith and Carolyn Blechle witnessed the shot. -- From staff report...
Jackson, Givens excel in Rams' win (11/27/12)
Both players had more than 100 yards of offense against Arizona
Ranbaxy recalls generic Lipitor (11/27/12)
TRENTON, N.J. -- Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc. has recalled dozens of lots of its generic version of cholesterol drug Lipitor, because some may contain tiny glass particles, the latest in a string of manufacturing deficiencies that once led U.S. regulators to bar imports of the Indian company's medicines...
Youth taking sports to extremes (11/27/12)
Shawn Worthy admits he's a competitive guy -- and a competitive parent, sometimes. Yet even he was floored when a couple of moms he met at a pro junior golf tournament told him that their teen daughters would be entered in 30 such events this past summer...
Among U.S. adults, 6.3 percent report having COPD (11/27/12)
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the name for a set of conditions, including emphysema and chronic bronchitis that limit air flow and cause breathing difficulties. Chronic lower respiratory disease, primarily COPD, is the third-leading cause of death in the United States. Approximately 15 million Americans report having a COPD diagnosis and millions more may not realize they have it...
‘Two and a Half Men' actor calls his show ‘filth' (11/27/12)
NEW YORK -- The teenage actor who plays the half in the hit CBS comedy "Two and a Half Men" said in a video posted online by a Christian church that the show is "filth" and that viewers shouldn't watch it. Nineteen-year-old Angus T. Jones has been on the show, which used to feature bad-boy actor Charlie Sheen and remains heavy with sexual innuendo, since he was 10 but said he doesn't want to be on it anymore...
William Brewer Sr. (11/27/12)
CHAFFEE, Mo -- William H. Brewer Sr., 69, of Chaffee died Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 23, 1943, at Cairo, Ill., to Clyde Cecil and Ruth Ethel Moore Brewer. He and Maria Elena Gamboa were married July 11, 1961, in Chicago. She preceded him in death in 1998...
Alma Mae Crader (11/27/12)
Alma Mae Crader, 100, of Scott City died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, at Heartland Care & Rehab Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 15, 1912 in Hamburg, Ark., to William Benjamin and Bridget Ozell Dailey Hopper. She married E. Alonzo Crader on Aug. 11, 1931, in Jonesboro, Ill. He preceded her in death April 9, 1997...
Peggy Ebner (11/27/12)
Peggy Morgan Ebner, 65, of Jackson passed away Saturday, Nov. 25, 2012 at her home. She was born Aug. 8, 1947, in Royalton, Ill., to Paul and Wilma Barnett Morgan. Ebner attended Hurst High School and had worked as a secretary for Southern Illinois University's chancellor's office...
Steven Irvine (11/27/12)
Steven Michael Irvine, 50, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, at his home. He was born May 22, 1962, in Van Nuys, Calif., to Darwin B. and Pauline D. Crader Irvine. Irvine graduated from Cape Girardeau Central High School in 1980. He was an avid Los Angeles Dodgers fan...
Mary Ann Laxton (11/27/12)
Mary Ann Laxton, 66, of Scott City, formerly of Chaffee, Mo., passed away Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, at the family home in Scott City. Mary was born Sept. 11, 1946, in Allenville to the late Crayton and Ora Chapman Drennan. She was a housekeeper at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Mary was a member of Christian Mission Church in Benton, Mo...
Gary McDowell (11/27/12)
Gary Lane McDowell, 74, of Jackson died Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born Jan. 26, 1938, in Cape Girardeau to Robert Lee and Ilda Shaner McDowell. He attended Fruitland Grade School and graduated from Jackson High School and Southeast Missouri State University with honors. ...
Helen Morse (11/27/12)
Helen M. Morse, 84, of Cape Girardeau, was ushered into Heaven, surrounded by her loving children Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, at the home of her son, Randy Morse, and her daughter-in-law, Barb. She was born June 28, 1928, in Cape Girardeau. She and Claude "Pete" Morse were married Aug. 24, 1945. He preceded her in death in 1992. Morse was a charter member of LaCroix United Methodist Church. She loved working in the nursery with the precious babies...
Marc Patterson (11/27/12)
Marc D. Patterson, 62, of Bakersfield, Calif., passed away Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012. He was born in Cape Girardeau on Sept. 29, 1950, to S. David and Jo Evelyn Patterson. Most of Patterson's career was spent in California exporting citrus, having worked for Sunkist, Dole and Paramount Citrus as an export sales manager...
Jimmy Revelle (11/27/12)
Jimmy "Cotton" Revelle, 78, of Advance, Mo., passed away Nov. 25, 2012, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 26, 1933, in Bollinger County, the son of George and Zula Markum Revelle. Cotton had been a pipefitter and inspector for the Local Pipefitters Union No. 798. He had been a 32nd degree Mason and Past Master. He enjoyed karaoke and had owned and operated a karaoke company and did shows...
William Rives Jr. (11/27/12)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- William "Bill" Ashton Rives Jr., 92, of Marble Hill passed away Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, at his home. He was born Feb. 8, 1920, in Laredo, Texas, to William Ashton and Elizabeth Mae Offer Rives. On June 3, 1954, he married Nell Rose Doss in Irving, Texas. She survives...
Cape Girardeau police report 11/27/12 (11/27/12)
The Cape Girardeau Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. Arrests The Southeast Missouri State University Department of Public Safety released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. DWI...
Cape Girardeau fire report 11/27/12 (11/27/12)
Firefighters responded to the following calls Saturday:...
Jackson police report 11/27/12 (11/27/12)
The Jackson Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt: Arrests...
Out of the past 11/27/12 (11/27/12)
City manager Gary A. Eide says he wasn't forced out of office by the Cape Girardeau City Council or the community; he says his decision to leave for a city manager position in Salem, Ore., "is clearly a great career step for me." Merchants here and in Jackson expect the Christmas shopping season to be superb despite some reports nationally that it may get off to a slow start; if shopping during the past couple weeks is any indication, local merchants say sales this year may be better than last year's banner season.. ...
Holiday meals (11/27/12)
Many of us participate in holiday traditions. From parades and shopping to family dinners and other gatherings, the Thanksgiving and Christmas season is filled with events and much to celebrate. When we talk traditions, giving is near the top of the list. Many of you have or will give to charities, spreading Christmas cheer to the less fortunate. Thank you. It's never too early to learn this lesson...
Speak out (11/27/12)
I'm puzzled as to why they showed the pictures of the president in the situation room after the SEALs killed bin Laden and when he was assessing Sandy, but they didn't show any when our ambassador and several other Americans were getting murdered. I wonder why that is?...
Prayer 11/27/12 (11/27/12)
O Lord God, may we seek first your kingdom and righteousness. Amen.
Lost Dog (11/27/12)
Our sweet black lab ran away a week ago, and we have been hoping she would return or get turned into the Humane Society, but no such luck. Her name is Siena, but our kids call her "Nenna" so she will answer to both. We live in the Cape Country Club area, and have spent hours every day looking for her. Please help us find her!...
Old Town Cape announces Parade of Lights results (11/27/12)
Old Town Cape's 21st annual Parade of Lights was a winner in many ways. Not only were there certificates awarded to the best entries, but the Marine Corps League collected an overwhelming number of toys from the audience for their Toys for Tots drive...
Southeast Hospice Honors Volunteers (11/27/12)
Southeast Hospice honored its volunteers at its 17th annual Volunteer Banquet on Thursday, Nov. 15, in the Harrison Room at Southeast Hospital. Linnie Harris of Cape Girardeau received the Cherub Award; Carolyn Pickens of Jackson and Cristina Bles of Cape Girardeau received Gabriel awards; Ann Amelunke and Mark Kiblinger, both of Cape Girardeau, received Guardian Angel awards...
Unique Handmade Scarves (11/27/12)
Perfect fun and unique scarf to dress up your wardrobe. These one-of-a-kind scarves also make great gifts for your friends, family, or teachers. We hand make each scarf with quality yarn and are full of vibrant color and textures. Available in a vast color range. 100% of the sale supports mission trips...
Nora Fleming Interchangeable Serving Pieces (11/27/12)
Celebrate in style with Nora Fleming interchangeable serving pieces. One platter works with all of the pressure fitted "minis", allowing you to take the same platter from birthdays, to Halloween to the holidays! Revolutionizing the art of entertaining! Choose your platter then choose your mini. Entertain with style and simplicity...
Rewined Candles (11/27/12)
The perfect gift for the wine lover on your Christmas list. Rewined Candles are handcrafted from repurposed wine bottles. Each fragrance has been carefully blended to mimic the flavors and aromas found in your favorite varietals of wine. Handcrafted candles made with 100% premium natural soy and 100% cotton wicks, which will burn 60-80 hours. ...
Nublows and Nublets (11/27/12)
Nublows are adorable pillows that are 15" in diameter. The backside of the pillow is made entirely of nubby material and the front side is ultra soft plush! The Nublets are 8" plush animals that are machine washable and made to last! Both are the perfect plush pack to take along to grandma's house!...
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