Arts & Ent

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Smashing: Gallagher comes to Cape

  Hey, if you’re in search of comedic relief from your everyday woes, prop-comic Gallagher lands at Cape Girardeau’s A.C. Brase Arena  this Saturday night for a one night performance. Gallagher coaxes everything from sly chuckles to belly laughs with his life musings, poetry and “Sledge-O-Matic” smashings. He’s been at it for decades and has

Reviews

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A Safari Close to Home: Lazy L. Safari Park

  Take a walk on the wild side and bring out your inner animal as you venture through the Lazy L. Safari Park and interact with over 50 different species of animals from the African Pygmy Goat to Grant’s Zebras, Red Kangaroos and American Alligators! The Lazy L. Safari Park, which opened in 2010, is

Opinion

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ESPN passes over ‘Courage’ for Caitlyn Jenner

  ESPN has selected Caitlyn Jenner as the winner of the 2015 Arthur Ashe Award for Courage. Jenner was named ahead of both Lauren Hill and Noah Galloway. But despite rumors to the contrary, ESPN states both Hill and Galloway were not considered as “runner-ups.” Which begs the question, if not “runner-up” and obviously not

Business

HealthPoint Fitness Offers Patriotic Enrollment Special

    Southeast HealthPoint Fitness salutes those who serve and protect by offering free enrollment for military, law enforcement and fire department personnel during the month of July. Membership includes access to HealthPoint’s fitness centers in Cape Girardeau and Jackson. For more information, contact HealthPoint – Cape at 573-986-440 or HealthPoint – Jackson at 573-755-2301,

Community

SoutheastHEALTH Auxiliary to Hold ‘Books Are Fun’ Fair

  SoutheastHEALTH Auxiliary will host the “Books Are Fun” Fair on Thursday and Friday, July 30 and 31, in Southeast Hospital’s Harrison Room. The book fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on July 30 and 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on July 31. It will feature best-sellers, children’s books, cookbooks, educational

Nature & Outdoors

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SEMO Fishing Report: 6/25

  Lakes Clearwater Lake Information: 573-290-5730 Water Surface Temp: 82º Water Level (Range): high Water Type: clear Fish Reported: Crappie: Slow Largemouth Bass: Slow Channel Catfish: Slow Bluegill: Slow White Bass: Slow all species slow. (Reported on: 6/24/15) Council Bluff Lake Information: 573-290-5730 Water Surface Temp: 77º Water Level (Range): high Water Type: clear Fish

Crime

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Poplar Bluff man arrested on multiple warrants

  Dexter Police Department officers arrested Keon Terrell Allen, 27, of Poplar Bluff by virtue of a number of warrants on Wednesday. Warrants include: A Butler County warrant for failure  to appear for peace disturbance, a Poplar Bluff municipal warrant for failure to appear for improper state registration and peace disturbance, and a Missouri State warrant for parole violation and

Health

Camp DAY Break Offers Summer Fun for Children with Diabetes

  Children with diabetes will have a chance to learn how to cope with the disease in a fun, summer camp setting. Camp DAY Break (Diabetes And Youth) will be held on Thursday and Friday, July 30 and 31, at HealthPoint Fitness in Jackson. Southeast Diabetes Center will conduct the day camp for children, ages

Column

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Missouri: A State of Discovery

  By Nora Faris From the moment the final school bell rang in May until the inevitable return of the morning school bus in mid-August, my older brother and I reveled in the freedom of summer, released from the daily drudgery of the classroom. My brother would occupy his time with fishing when he wasn’t

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Ask Shana: The Fragile Heart

What’s the best way to encourage someone? I’m having a difficult time with a friend who’s just in her own way and it breaks my heart. With each stage of our lives, comes a journey and lessons that lead us to it. The process being just as important as the destination. Your friend is likely

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Butcher Block and Bourbon: Holiday Leftovers Galore

The intention of Butcher Block and Bourbon is to be a guide of sorts to men who may be befuddled by the kitchen, or may just need some advice on how to clean up old habits. I’m Jack, I am a man. I have a beard and the fruit of my loins is a young man who will

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Missouri: A State of Discovery

  By Nora Faris From the moment the final school bell rang in May until the inevitable return of the morning school bus in mid-August, my older brother and I reveled in the freedom of summer, released from the daily drudgery of the classroom. My brother would occupy his time with fishing when he wasn’t

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Spearson Says: It is time to stand our ground

by Scott Pearson The U.S. Department of Homeland Security will be shutting down this Friday, Feb. 27. The reason: Senate Democrats are filibustering a bill passed by the House that includes their funding and provisions to derail President Obama’s November 2014 executive order granting 4 million undocumented workers amnesty. The Democrats are putting the Department

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