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Miss America contestant plans double mastectomy (01/12/13)
LAS VEGAS -- Miss America contestant Allyn Rose conveyed a very personal message Saturday night during the 2013 pageant; breast cancer awareness and prevention. The 24-year-old Miss District of Columbia plans to undergo a double mastectomy after the competition in Las Vegas. She is removing both breasts as a preventive measure to reduce her chances of developing the disease that killed her mother, grandmother and great aunt...
Today in History (01/12/13)
Today is Saturday, Jan. 12, the 12th day of 2013. There are 353 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 12, 1948, the U.S. Supreme Court, in Sipuel v. Board of Regents of University of Oklahoma, ruled that state law schools could not discriminate against applicants on the basis of race...
Wanda Riebold (01/12/13)
Wanda Riebold, 87, of Oak Ridge passed away Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, at Chateau Girardeau. She was born Feb. 20, 1925, in Canalou, Mo., to George and Flora Asher Volz. She and Gilfred J. Riebold were married April 10, 1954. Gilfred died Aug. 26, 1955, as the result of a workplace accident....
Ralph Williams (01/12/13)
MORLEY, Mo. -- Ralph "Pete" Williams, 87, of Morley passed away Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 9, 1925, in Morley, to Harry Albert and Alice Dickerson Williams. Pete and Jeannie E. Keefer were married May 13, 1961...
Marjorie Proffer (01/12/13)
Marjorie Manerva Quick Proffer, 96, of Cape Girardeau passed away Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Aug. 31, 1916, near Bloomfield, Mo., daughter of Luther F. and Millie A Scism Quick. She and Lee T. Proffer were married Oct. 29, 1943, at Dexter, Mo...
Shelia Eno (01/12/13)
Shelia Rene Windeknecht Eno, 55, of Russellville, Ark., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. She was born Oct. 1, 1957, in Cape Girardeau, to Bobby G. and Mildred Bogenpohl Windeknecht. Shelia was a respiratory therapist at Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center 31 years, and was a faithful member of St. ...
Leroy Dodd (01/12/13)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Leroy A. Dodd, 46, of Perryville died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, at his home. Friends may call from 4 p.m. until service time Monday at Young and Sons Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Tony Dattilo officiating. Burial will be at a later date...
Births 1/13/13 (01/12/13)
Crook Son to Brian Michael Crook and Rachel Lauren Taylor of Jackson, Saint Francis Medical Center, 11:20 a.m. Monday, Jan. 7, 2013. Name, Parker Michael. Weight, 8 pounds. First child. Ms. Taylor is the daughter of Jill McGowan and Nick Taylor of Dexter, Mo. She is employed at Buffalo Wild Wings. Crook is the son of Kenneth and Shirley Crook of Jackson...
Out of the past 1/12/13 (01/12/13)
Security is tight at the federal building here as preparations for a murder trial are underway; visitors entering the building are required to walk though a metal detector and tell federal agents the reason they are visiting; the strict security was ordered for the trial of accused killer Ricky Durham, 27, of St. Louis...
Trumpter Swans (01/12/13)
Trumpeter swans in flight at Horseshoe Lake, IL.
January 2013

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