Southeast Missouri

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Tree Business Owner Comes to Rescue of Stranded Kitten

Residents could hear the cat’s meows for several nights and reached out for help. Neither the city nor the fire department had a ladder tall enough to reach 50 feet up to pull the kitten to safety.

01/07/2015

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Missouri Superintendent Charged in Steroids Case

A southeast Missouri school superintendent is charged with trying to sell steroids through the mail.

12/31/2014

Jerry Kinnaman holds up the 10-point, seven-year-old albino buck he shot with a bow and arrow in Cape Girardeau County, Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014.  (LAURA SIMON ~ lsimon@semissourian.com)

Albino Deer Killed in Southeast Missouri

Jerry Kinnaman bagged an elusive 10-point buck on a friend’s property in Cape Girardeau County, but he knows some people will be upset. The deer was a rare albino and something of a local celebrity after several sightings in recent years.

12/03/2014

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Nine Cats Die in Veterinary Center Fire

Nine cats are dead following a fire at a southeast Missouri veterinary clinic.

09/24/2014

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Washington University 14th in ‘Best Colleges’ Rankings

The University of Illinois – Urbana-Champaign at 41, University of Missouri – Columbia at 97, Saint Louis University at 101, and Maryville University at 161.

09/11/2013

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Man Sentenced to 12 Years for Striking Southeast Missouri Joggers

A prosecutor showed the judge two videos taken from Marcus Jones’s cellphone, in which a man is heard swearing and laughing as tires squeal in the background.

05/22/2013

Birds Point Levee

Work Progressing On Mississippi River Projects

A contract was awarded last week for a $7.8 million project to construct two earthen berms and a 4,200-foot trench at Cairo, IL.

10/25/2012

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SE Mo. Man Diagnosed with West Nile Virus

A southeast Missouri man is hospitalized in St. Louis after being diagnosed with West Nile virus.

09/07/2012

Examples of fake "bath salts," displayed by Senate Drug Policy Committee.

Cape Girardeau’s Bath Salts Problem Helped by Ban

A year ago, Cape Girardeau and the rest of Southeast Missouri was said to be a hotbed for bath salt users.

09/07/2012

mud

Girl Rescued from Waist-High Missouri Mud

An 11-year-old girl is OK after being rescued from waist-high mud near the Mississippi River.

08/10/2012

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