- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)42
- Bob Evans restaurant in Cape Girardeau among chain's 21 closings (04/26/16)9
- Missouri House votes to allow concealed weapons without permits (04/28/16)6
- Two hurt in motorcycle wreck on Interstate 55 (04/25/16)1
- Law firm requests information about Cape's traffic cameras (04/25/16)2
- Local lawmakers split over failed medical marijuana bill; voters may have a say (04/26/16)19
- Police report filed, but no charges in incident at Cape Central (04/29/16)26
- Tanker truck catches fire near Oak Ridge (04/24/16)7
- Local company makes eco-friendly kitty litter that cuts cat-box smell (04/25/16)
- Senator introduces bill for I-57 that would connect Sikeston with Little Rock (04/28/16)4
SB40 Board applicants
EDITOR'S NOTE: The spellings of Vincent Seyer and Leeann Milde-Otten's names has been corrected.
As of Monday morning, the Cape Girardeau County Commission had received 12 applications for five seats that will be filled Thursday on the Sheltered Workshop/Handicapped Facility Board. Under state law, two members of the board must be related to a handicapped person with a developmental disability, four members are public members and at least seven members must be county residents. Applicants are:
* Dory Johnson*, board member since 2004. Johnson has a son working at VIP Industries.
* Arlysse Popp*, board member since 1976. Popp has a son who is developmentally disabled.
* Ruth Ann Dickerson*, recently appointed board member, captain with Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Department.
* Bryan E. Noack, director of service coordination for the Perry County Board for the Developmentally Disabled and father of a developmentally disabled girl.
* Susan R. Hekmat, special education consultant at the Southeast Missouri State University Regional Professional Development Center.
* Dale True, contract compliance specialist at Southeast Missouri State University and father of a girl with developmental disabilities.
* John E. Young, retired teacher, president of the VIP Industries Board of Directors and father of a developmentally disabled woman who works at VIP Industries.
* Pamela Deneke, transition coordinator and special education teacher, Jackson School District.
* Jeffrey G. Baer, certified public accountant and owner of Baer & Eddington CPA firm.
* Leeann Milde-Otten, member of Jackson Planning and Zoning Commission.
* Vincent Seyer, retired, formerly director of facilities management for Southeast Missouri State University.
* Dixie G. McCollum, woman with two developmentally disabled siblings.
* Term expires June 30.
SOURCE: Cape Girardeau County Commission