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Stan Musial remembered during funeral Mass (01/27/13)
ST. LOUIS -- Stan Musial was remembered during a funeral and at a memorial outside Busch Stadium on Saturday as a Hall of Famer and a St. Louis icon embraced by generations of fans who never had the privilege of watching him play. Broadcaster Bob Costas, his voice cracking with emotion at times, pointed out during a two-hour Mass that in 92 years of life, Stan the Man never let anyone down...
Local protests mark anniversary of Roe v. Wade (01/27/13)
Along with the March for Life in Washington, D.C., and the Walk for Life rallies along the West Coast, peaceful protests were held Saturday in Cape Girardeau to mark the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion in the United States...
Hodges: Democrats now plan open forum today (01/27/13)
After first labeling it a nominating meeting, then a candidate forum closed to the press and the public, 8th Congressional District Democrats late Saturday said a committee meeting today in Poplar Bluff, Mo., will be a candidate forum open to the public and press...
Committee suspects high-ozone air coming from outside region (01/27/13)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Government and industry officials met Friday to begin tackling an issue they believe is largely out of their control: reducing ozone levels in Southeast Missouri. Members of the Southeast Missouri Regional Planning and Economic Development Commission's Air Quality Committee gathered in Perryville to review data from the Environmental Protection Agency that shows the amount of volatile organic compounds and oxides of nitrogen -- precursors to the formation of ozone -- produced in the region's seven counties....
Cape Chamber of Commerce hosts annual banquet (01/27/13)
Longtime Cape Girardeau banker Maurice "Moe" Sandfort was honored with the Cape Girardeau Area Chamber of Commerce's highest acclaim Friday night at the organization's annual banquet at the Show Me Center. Sandfort was one of several people and businesses honored...
River to be nearly half its current stage by Wednesday (01/27/13)
The Mississippi River at Cape Girardeau will drop sharply this weekend and into next week -- falling nearly four feet by Thursday. According to the river-level observations and a forecast from the U.S. Geological Survey, the river stage stood at 8.2 feet Friday afternoon. It is expected to decline steadily to 4.5 feet by Thursday...
Emerson introduced bills before leaving office (01/27/13)
A check of Congressional bill introductions shows former U.S. Rep. Jo Ann Emerson filed several before her final day in office Jan. 22. Among legislation introduced by Emerson are bills that would establish spending caps for federal conference and travel expenditures; provide for the placement of certain synthetic drugs on Schedule I under the Controlled Substances Act; and support Inspector General oversight for federal entities...
Cape Girardeau man wins $40,000 in 'Mega Millions' (01/27/13)
A Cape Girardeau man won $40,000 in the multistate "Mega Millions" lottery. John Blackwell, 62, purchased his ticket Jan. 11 at Schnucks in Cape Girardeau, according to a news release. Blackwell paid an extra dollar to add a "megaplier" number to his ticket. When his ticket matched the winning numbers the "megaplier" increased his total winnings from $10,000 to $40,000...
Notre Dame's Winter Extravaganza held Saturday night (01/27/13)
LAURA SIMON ~ lsimon@semissourian.com Jacquelyn Beattie shows Becki Essner, center, and Rhonda Cuba a sapphire ring that was to be raffled Saturday night during Notre Dame Regional High School's Winter Extravaganza at The Venue. ...
Window damaged by BB or pellet (01/27/13)
A woman who felt a draft in her house Thursday night found a window shot out by a BB gun. At about 10 p.m. a woman living in the 1200 block of South Ellis Street noticed a room seemed colder than the others, said Patrolman Darin Hickey, spokesman for the Cape Girardeau Police Department...
KRCU to air State of the State (01/27/13)
Gov. Jay Nixon's State of the State Address will air at 7 p.m. Monday on public radio station KRCU, 90.9 FM. The address will be given in the state Capitol in Jefferson City before a joint session of the Missouri General Assembly. Nixon will detail his legislative and economic priorities during his address. The Republican response to the address will also be part of the coverage. For more information, www.krcu.org...
Niemann Drive closing for sewer repairs (01/27/13)
Sewer-line repairs by the Cape Girardeau Public Works Department will close the 1800 block of Niemann Drive in Cape Girardeau on Monday. Work will take approximately one day to complete, weather permitting. Only local traffic will be allowed through the area...
Cub news 1/27/13 (01/27/13)
The Town and Country FCE Club met for its annual birthday party on Jan. 10 at the Grecian Steak House. Sue Jones and Linda Thompson were in charge of arrangements. After members enjoyed dinner, a brief business meeting was held with Jones, president, presiding. ...
Mo. GOP gun laws going against national debate (01/27/13)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- While President Barack Obama seeks greater gun controls, Missouri Republican lawmakers are looking to undo his work at the state level, and instead expand gun rights. Guns have been at the forefront of the national debate after deadly mass shootings in Colorado and Connecticut. ...
Man gets life in sex abuse case (01/27/13)
ST. LOUIS -- A St. Louis man has been sentenced to life in prison for sexually abusing five young girls. The sentence was imposed Friday against 67-year-old Robert Baker. Prosecutors say the victims were ages 8 to 13 when the abuse was reported...
Two Chinese men admit corporate spying in Mo. (01/27/13)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A Chinese business owner and one of his employees have pleaded guilty in Missouri to conspiring to steal trade secrets from a U.S. company, in what one expert called a rare example of foreign business people being successfully prosecuted for corporate spying...
Thousands march in D.C. for gun control (01/27/13)
WASHINGTON -- Thousands of people, many holding signs with names of gun-violence victims and messages such as "Ban Assault Weapons Now," joined a rally for gun control Saturday. Marchers with "We Are Sandy Hook" signs paid tribute to victims of the December school shooting in Newtown, Conn. Washington Mayor Vincent Gray and other city officials marched alongside...
Democrats may block Obama's way on guns (01/27/13)
WASHINGTON -- As the Senate prepares to begin debating new gun control measures, some of President Barack Obama's fellow Democrats are poised to frustrate his efforts to enact the most sweeping limits on weapons in decades. These Democrats from largely rural states with strong gun cultures view Obama's proposals warily and have not committed to supporting them. The lawmakers' concerns could stand in the way of strong legislation before a single Republican gets a chance to vote "no."...
Ryan: GOP needs to pick its fights to counter Obama (01/27/13)
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Paul Ryan has a message for fellow Republicans: Let's stick together and carefully pick our fights with President Barack Obama. In a speech Saturday to conservatives, the Wisconsin congressman and 2012 vice presidential nominee outlined a pragmatic approach for dealing with a second Obama administration. Saying Obama would attempt to divide Republicans, Ryan urged them to avoid internal squabbles...
Iowa's Sen. Harkin will not seek 6th term (01/27/13)
CUMMING, Iowa -- U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin on Saturday said he will not seek a sixth term in 2014, a decision that eases some of the burden the national Republican Party faces in retaking the Senate. The 73-year-old Harkin, chairman of an influential Senate committee, cited his age -- he would be 81 at the end of a sixth term -- as a factor in the decision, saying it was time to pass the torch he has held for nearly 30 years, freeing a new generation of Democrats to seek higher office...
Deficient levees found across America (01/27/13)
NEW ORLEANS -- Inspectors taking the first-ever inventory of flood control systems overseen by the federal government have found hundreds of structures at risk of failing and endangering people and property in 37 states. Levees deemed in unacceptable condition span the breadth of America. They are in every region, in cities and towns big and small: Washington, D.C., and Sacramento Calif., Cleveland and Dallas, Augusta, Ga., and Brookport, Ill...
Dolphin dies amid pollution in N.Y. canal (01/27/13)
NEW YORK -- Marine experts said a dolphin seen shaking black gunk from its snout after wandering into a polluted canal in New York might well have been ill before it lost its way and died. The wayward dolphin splashed around in the filthy waters of the Gowanus Canal before it died Friday. The canal is a Superfund site, where for years factories and fuel refineries operated...
Today in History (01/27/13)
Today is Sunday, Jan. 27, the 27th day of 2013. There are 338 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 27, 1973, the Vietnam peace accords were signed in Paris. On this date: In 1756, composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born in Salzburg, Austria...
Iran official: Any attack on Syria is attack on Iran (01/27/13)
BEIRUT -- Issuing Tehran's strongest warning to date, a top Iranian official on Saturday said any attack on Syria would be deemed an attack on Iran, a sign that it will do all it can to protect embattled Syrian President Bashar Assad. Ali Akbar Velayati, an aide to Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, made his comments as Syrian troops conducted offensive air raids against rebels and discovered a trio of tunnels being used to smuggle weapons in their fight to topple Assad...
Iraqi insurgents try to harness opposition rage (01/27/13)
BAGHDAD -- Iraqi insurgents are trying to capitalize on the rage of anti-government protesters and instability caused by rising civil unrest, complicating the government's efforts to stamp out a resurgent al-Qaida and other militants. Organizers of the protests attracting minority Iraqi Sunnis insist they have no links to terrorist groups. ...
Egyptians riot after soccer verdict (01/27/13)
CAIRO -- Angry relatives and residents rampaged through an Egyptian port city Saturday in rioting that killed at least 27 people after a judge sentenced nearly two dozen soccer fans to death for involvement in deadly violence after a game last year...
Dozens die in Venezuela prison riot (01/27/13)
CARACAS, Venezuela -- Venezuela's top prisons official said the government was evacuating a prison Saturday after a riot that reportedly left dozens of people dead amid a clash between National Guard soldiers and armed inmates. Penitentiary Service Minister Iris Varela said officials decided to evacuate all inmates from the Uribana prison in the central city of Barquisimeto after the bloodshed Friday to "close this chapter of violence." Varela said inmates were being taken to other facilities.. ...
Leopold basketball team beats Oran with free throws in closing seconds (01/27/13)
By Brent Shipman ~ Standard-Democrat ORAN, Mo. -- With a chance to back Leopold in a corner in the final seconds with a pair of free throws, Oran saw the moment slip away when it missed the front end of a one-and-one opportunity. The Wildcats would not squander such a chance...
Notre Dame boys basketball team spoils Jackson's homecoming (01/27/13)
Finding consistency within a game has been a problem for the Notre Dame boys basketball team, a major reason the Bulldogs have hovered below .500 much of the season. "We've been good in stretches at times, but we've had trouble putting four quarters together," Notre Dame coach Kevin Roberts said...
High school roundup: Notre Dame girls capture Queen of Hearts tourney (01/27/13)
All the local high school events reported Saturday to the Southeast Missourian.
High school roundup: Bernie defeats Advance in SCAA tournament title game (01/27/13)
All the local high school events reported Friday to the Southeast Missourian.
Southeast MIssouri State men's basketball team continues struggles at EIU (01/27/13)
Southeast men continue their slump with a 78-72 overtime loss to rebuilding EIU
Southeast Missouri State women's basketball team loses fourth consecutive game (01/27/13)
By MARTY MISHOW Southeast Missourian CHARLESTON, Ill. -- The Southeast Missouri State women's basketball team hung quite a while with Ohio Valley Conference powerhouse Eastern Illinois. But the visiting Redhawks ultimately could not keep up with the powerful and experienced Panthers, who ran away to an 82-62 win Saturday afternoon...
Blues score three goals in second period to defeat Stars (01/27/13)
DALLAS -- David Perron scored two goals and had an assist, and Wade Redden notched his first NHL goal in almost three years to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 4-3 victory over the Dallas Stars on Saturday night. Both of Perron's goals, as well as Chris Stewart's third of the season, were part of a three-goal second period that turned a 2-1 deficit into a 4-2 lead for St. Louis...
Missouri victorious against Vanderbilt (01/27/13)
The Tigers rolled to an 81-59 victory over the Commodores
A little girl's poem helps bring healing to family (01/27/13)
Editor's note: The following is a guest column submitted to the Southeast Missourian. By Jack Knowlan, Jr. Maj. Garrett Knowlan passed away on Oct. 11 while participating in a water survival training course in the ocean near Pensacola, Fla. ...
Young Life fundraiser to include student testimonies (01/27/13)
Southeast Missouri Young Life will roll out the red carpet this week as it hosts the organization's annual fundraiser. This year's event is called Backstage Pass and will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Concourse Building, 429 N. Broadview St. in Cape Girardeau...
Teens for Jeans: Jackson students encourage classmates and community to support clothing drive (01/27/13)
By Samantha Rinehart ~ Southeast Missourian Jackson schools are raising awareness about the prevalence of homelessness in their annual "Jeans for Teens" drive. From Jan. 16 to Feb. 6, students can bring in their gently used jeans as donations to homeless shelters across the country. Partners with retailer Aéropostale, which runs a nationwide "Teens for Jeans" campaign every year, students can receive discounts on their next purchase for meeting donation goals...
Halle's namesake played role in 'Drew Carey' (01/27/13)
By Gary Clothier Question: Was actress Halle Berry really named after a department store? T.L., Alamosa, Colo. Answer: Yes, she really was. The actress, born Maria Halle Berry, was named after the Halle building, a landmark in her hometown, Cleveland. The building housed the Halle Brothers Co. department store. It is now an office building. In the 1990s, it was the fictional setting for the Winfred-Louder department store on "The Drew Carey Show."...
Detachment is a lifelong process (01/27/13)
What are you addicted to? What do you need to let go of to reach your full potential? What do you need to relinquish for the good of others? Whatever you're attached to that's unhealthy, even though it may be necessary, is something you need to pay attention to. ...
Happiness is a thermometer, not a thermostat (01/27/13)
If you gathered a group of 25 people together from different socio-economic backgrounds, a variety of ethnicities, perhaps even different nationalities and asked them to define "happiness" they would be hard-pressed. No doubt the group would share things that brought them a feeling of happiness. Listing people, places and things but only to define happiness through various synonyms of the same word...
Fried shrimp without the fat (01/27/13)
Chinese New Year is the sort of new year celebration I love. Because unlike the Western tradition of big blowout parties, Chinese New Year is a time to get together with family, to give thanks for what you have, to retire your grudges and to look forward to a year of peace and happiness. In that way, I think of it much as I do Thanksgiving...
Adopt Percy (01/27/13)
Percy is 2 years old, neutered and looking for a new home. For more information, please contact The Humane Society at 334-5837. ...
Adopt Festive (01/27/13)
Festive has a gentle disposition, enjoys being petted and loves attention. Festive has been spayed, is up-to-date on shots and is ready for adoption. For more information, contact Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Wood & Houston donates to United Way (01/27/13)
Wood & Huston and employees donated $5,887 to the 2012 United Way Campaign. Presenting are Claudia Murphy and Kim Voelker. ...
HAVCO donates to Dig for Life (01/27/13)
HAVCO Wood Products, LLC., of Scott City raised $2,217 for Saint Francis Medical Center's Dig for Life. Nearly 450 employees purchased pink T-shirts for Breast Cancer Awareness Month and selected Dig for Life as the recipient. Dig for Life provides free mammography screenings for women who are not able to afford them...
SEMO Homebuilders donates to Beacon Health Center (01/27/13)
SEMO Homebuilders donated $3,000 to Beacon Health Center from a fundraising event that featured impersonators of Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly and Patsy Cline. Beacon Health Centers provides services to area victims of sexual violence. Presenting are Cheryl Ziegler and Greg Nolan of SEMO Homebuilders and Tammy Gwaltney of Beacon Health Center...
FYI 1/27/13 (01/27/13)
The Missouri Academy of Family Physicians is seeking nominees for Missouri Family Physician of the Year. Anyone can nominate a doctor who stands out and does extraordinary things. Nomination forms are being accepted through March 1 and are available online at www.mo-afp.org...
The melanistic titmouse (01/27/13)
The two birds I have photographed here are both tufted titmouses. The one with the copper-colored patch on its side beneath its wing presents the normal coloration of this bird species. The other tufted titmouse displays a form of restricted melanism where the copper-colored patch should be...
Recipes straight from the Gulf of Mexico (01/27/13)
My mother and father-in-law, Barbara and Jerry McClanahan, have very special, close friends who live in Gulf Shores, Ala., so visiting with them is usually by email. Cheryl and Ralph Gilges have been friends of my in-laws for many years, and they have had some wonderful times together. In recent years, Cheryl and Barb have shared recipes back and forth, and today they are sharing a few of them with you...
Disney says J.J. Abrams to direct next ‘Star Wars' (01/27/13)
LOS ANGELES -- It's official. The force is with J.J. Abrams. The Walt Disney Co. issued a statement Friday night confirming reports that had been circulating for two days that Abrams, Emmy-award-winning creator of TV's "Lost" and director of 2009's "Star Trek" movie, has been pegged to direct the seventh installment of the "Star Wars" franchise...
Stella Essner (01/27/13)
KELSO, Mo. -- Stella Virginia Essner, 83, of Kelso died Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 3, 1929, in Kelso, daughter of Clarence and Lorena Ida Ellinger Stone. She and Cletus Essner were married Jan. 29, 1948, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Fornfelt (Scott City)...
Robert Frentzel (01/27/13)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Robert J. Frentzel, 84, of Perryville died Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at Independence Care Center of Perry County. He was a veteran of the Korean conflict, serving in the U.S. Army. A private service will be held for the family at a later date...
Carylon Goetz (01/27/13)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Carylon E. Goetz, 62, of Perryville died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at Independence Care Center of Perry County. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until service time Sunday at Young and Sons Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Vernon House officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Chester, Ill...
Mildred Humphreys (01/27/13)
Mildred Lorene Humphreys, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, at Heartland Care and Rehab. She was born March 3, 1922, in East Prairie, Mo., to John D. and Hester French Ivie. She and Harvey L. Humphreys were married June 1, 1957, at Bertrand, Mo. He died Sept. 1, 1990...
Leo Miget (01/27/13)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Leo C. "Bud" Miget, 86, of Perryville passed away Jan. 25, 2013, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 21, 1926, in Perry County, Mo., son of Leo and Alice Alberta Hager Miget. He and Joan E. Havemann were married Dec. 1, 1951. She survives in Perryville...
Ruth Milfelt (01/27/13)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Ruth M. Milfelt, 80, of Perryville died Jan. 24, 2013, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday and from 6:30 to 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Young and Sons Funeral Home in Perryville. The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Perryville, with the Rev. Matthew Marks officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery...
Thekla Mueller (01/27/13)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Thekla S. Mueller, 88, of Perryville died Jan. 26, 2013, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Perryville. She was born Dec. 5, 1924, in Farrar, Mo., daughter of Ernst H. and Bertha K. Luehrs Mueller. Thekla did office work for Brown Shoe Co. in Clayton, Mo. She was baptized and confirmed at Salem Lutheran Church in Farrar. She taught Sunday school and sang in the church choir in St. Ann, Mo...
Sister Timothy Scharenborg (01/27/13)
Sister M. Timothy Scharenborg, 79, died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, at DuPage Convalescent Center in Wheaton, Ill. She was born Mary Frances in Leopold, Mo., daughter of Henry and Josephine Scharenborg. She attended Leopold Elementary School and graduated from St. Mary's High School in Cape Girardeau in 1951...
Betty Shackles (01/27/13)
O'FALLON, Mo. -- Betty Jane Shackles, 86, of O'Fallon passed away Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at Barathaven Assisted Living in St. Charles County, Mo. She was born May 27, 1926, in Cape Girardeau to Ernie and Sophia Hahs Points. She and Leonard Bailey Shackles of Chaffee, Mo., were married Sept. 8, 1945...
Norman Slinkard (01/27/13)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Norman Earl Slinkard, 73, of Marble Hill died Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau after a valiant battle with cancer. He was born Oct. 1, 1939, in Cape Girardeau, son of William Arthur and Eula Norma Walker Slinkard. He and Barbara Jean Cobb were married June 27, 1958. She died Jan. 10, 1997. He and Elta Eula Nanney were married Jan. 28, 1968. She died Aug. 5, 1974. He and his companion, Sandra Jean Horton, were together 23 years...
Jerry Tripp (01/27/13)
Jerry Lee Tripp, 44, of Jackson died Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Juanita Westrich (01/27/13)
Juanita L. Westrich, 74, of Jackson passed away Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 23, 1938, in St. Francois County, daughter of Elmer and Lorene Rion Crites. She and A.J. Westrich were married in 1978 in Jackson...
Births 1/27/13 (01/27/13)
Townsend Twin son and daughter to Jeremiah David and Diana Jo Townsend of Scott City, Southeast Hospital, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013. Vincent Watson was born at 7:25 a.m. and weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces. Emily Claire was born at 7:26 a.m. and weighed 6 pounds, 1 ounce. ...
Riley - McCrate (01/27/13)
Rachel Kent Riley and Christopher Mathew McCrate were married June 23, 2012, at First United Methodist Church in Kirksville, Mo. Richard Northcutt performed the ceremony. Organist was Diantha Cable and flutist was Kate Krebs, both of Kirksville. Vocalists were Kate Eagen of Kirksville and Sarah Riley of Columbia, Mo., sisters of the bride...
Cook - Sugden (01/27/13)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Sarah Marie Cook and Jared Bannister Sugden were married Aug. 4, 2012, at St. Ambrose Catholic Church. The Rev. Randolph Tochtrop performed the ceremony. Lectors were Rebecca Cook of Chaffee, sister of the bride, and Carla Hancock of Jefferson City, Mo., cousin and godmother of the bride. Offertory gift bearers were John C. and Sharon Brucker of Chaffee, uncle and aunt of the bride, and Kevin Brucker of Sullivan, Mo., uncle and godfather of the bride...
Schoener - Seabaugh (01/27/13)
Todd and Jeana Schoener of Cape Girardeau announce the engagement of their daughter, Stefani Schoener, to Brock Seabaugh, both of Huntsville, Ala. He is the son of Darius and Michelle Seabaugh of Cape Girardeau. Schoener is a 2006 graduate of Central High School. She received a bachelor's degree in nursing from Southeast Missouri State University in 2010. She is a registered nurse in the emergency room at Huntsville Hospital...
Cape Girardeau police report 1/27/13 (01/27/13)
The Cape Girardeau Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. Assaults...
Out of the past 1/27/13 (01/27/13)
Surveys have been mailed to registered voters of the Nell Holcomb R-4 School District, which will help determine the district's future; the elementary district is experiencing high operating costs because of sending its secondary students to Jackson and Cape Girardeau Central high schools...
School menus Jan. 28-Feb. 2 (01/27/13)
MONDAY--Hot dog, broccoli & cheese or cherry tomatoes or baby carrots, pears. TUESDAY--Crispito with cheese, refried beans or cherry tomatoes or baby carrots, cinnamon applesauce. WEDNESDAY--Rotini with chicken alfredo & cheese breadstick, candied carrots or cherry tomatoes or baby carrots, mixed fruit cup...
Political leadership (01/27/13)
Replacing a member of Congress is no easy task, as we've found over the last several weeks. When JoAnn Emerson announced she'd be vacating her post in favor of a CEO position, the 8th District began scrambling to figure out how to replace her. This process hadn't faced us in 17 years, so many of us had questions. During the last several weeks, many of those questions have been answered...
Prayer 1/27/13 (01/27/13)
O Lord Jesus, we take comfort in knowing that joy comes in the morning. Amen.
Safe Harbor Animal Sanctuary Adorable Adoptable (01/27/13)
Ariana is a 6-month-old sweetheart of a cat. When she's not napping with her ball, she loves attention and is a playful little girl. She has been spayed, is up-to-date on shots, and is waiting to be adopted into her new home!
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