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Phyllis Scheper
Phyllis Scheper, 82, of Jackson passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at Monticello House in Jackson. She was born Nov....

Julia Flori
Julia E. Flori, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, April 14, 2014, at her home. She was born Dec. 24, 1932, in St....

Ernest Reimann
Ernest O. Reimann, 107, of Egypt Mills passed away Thursday, April 10, 2014, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau.
Rev. James Johns
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Rev. James Johns, 77, of Advance passed away Thursday, April 10, 2014, at his home.

Dianne Sebaugh
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Dianne G. Sebaugh, 64, of Chaffee, formerly of Jackson, passed away Thursday, April 10, 2014, at...
Births 4/17/14
Son to Brandon and Wendy Becerra of Farmington, Mo., Southeast Hospital, 11:48 a.m. Friday, March 28, 2014. Name,...
Births 4/16/14
Son to Ryan Christopher and Theresa Rochelle LeGrand of Scott City, Saint Francis Medical Center, 3:44 a.m. Thursday,...
Births 4/15/14
Son to Donnie Ray and Katrina Jeanne Ridings of Marble Hill, Mo., Southeast Hospital, 8:49 a.m. Friday, April 4, 2014....
Births 4/13/14
Daughter to Steven Anthony Martinez and Tiffany Renae Hensley of Benton, Mo., Saint Francis Medical Center, 9:20 a.m....
Births 4/11/14
Son to David Ronald and Roma Ann Lyvonne Scroggins of Cape Girardeau, Southeast Hospital, 3:14 a.m. Wednesday, April 2,...

Vanlandingham - Youngerman
Rich and Kim Jones and Mark Vanlandingham of Jackson announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy Rose Vanlandingham,...

Burnett - Veneziano
Carla Burnett and Larry Kitchen of Cape Girardeau and Jay and Terri Burnett of Battlefield, Mo., announce the...

Bigham - Fore
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Tammy Bigham of Olive Branch announces the engagement of her daughter, Amber Danielle Bigham, to...

Kujawa - Bruce
Kenneth and Tamara Kujawa of Waterloo, Ill., announce the engagement of their daughter, Brandi A. Kujawa, to Tyler N....

Rouggly - Fields
Mike and Cindy Rouggly of Jackson announce the engagement of their daughter, Bethany Jane Rouggly, to Blake Darden...

Hutteger - Steele
Emily Kate Hutteger and Brian Christopher Steele were married Aug. 24, 2013, at St. Mary Cathedral in Cape Girardeau....

Pohlman - Hemman
APPLE CREEK, Mo. -- Whitney Nicole Pohlman and Garret Dean Hemman were married Jan. 4, 2014, at Concordia Lutheran...

Sikes - Blattel
Emily Kay Sikes and Ryan David Blattel were married Nov. 30, 2013, at Zion United Methodist Church in Gordonville. Jeff...

Dirnberger - Stratmann
Amanda Ferrell Dirnberger and Steve Neal Stratmann were married Sept. 14, 2013, at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in New...

Boos - Weidenbenner
Jacqueline Renee Boos and David Isaac Weidenbenner were married Sept. 28, 2013, at St. Mary Cathedral in Cape...
Jackson School Board: Kristi Uhrhan (04/02/14)
Name: Kristi Uhrhan Age: 40 Place of birth: Chaffee, Missouri Spouse, children's names: I have been married to Chad Uhrhan for 17 years. We have two sons, Noah (12) and Zachary (8). Occupation: Registered Architect Employer: Robt. Stearnes and Assoc., Inc...
Jackson School Board: Terri Tomlin (04/01/14)
Name: Terri Tomlin Age: 59 Place of birth: Jackson, Missouri Spouse, children's names: I have been married to my husband, Michael Tomlin, for 35 years. I have one son, Josh Tomlin. Occupation: semi-retired from the health insurance industry Employer: Senior Health Care Benefit Services...
Jackson School Board: T. Wayne Lewis (04/01/14)
Name: T. Wayne Lewis Age: 73 Place of birth: Raised in Marble Hill, MO Spouse, children's names: Linda=wife, Chris Lewis, Lisken Lewis Veare, Morgan Lewis Richardson, Tracey Cox, Brad Stockston Occupation: Dentist Employer: Self Businesses owned, all or part: I am a solo practicing dentist. Own my business...
Jackson School Board: Jamie Pfefferkorn Nipper (04/01/14)
Name: Jamie Pfefferkorn Nipper Age: 35 Place of birth: Cape Girardeau, MO Spouse, children's names: I am married to Christopher Nipper. Our children's names are Andrew, Ava, and Alise Nipper. Occupation: Pediatric Occupational Therapist Employer: Powderly & Associates...
Jackson School Board: Larry Koenig (03/31/14)
Name: Larry L. Koenig Age: 64 Place of birth: Cape Girardeau, MO Spouse, children's names: Spouse-Tamara Sons- Andrew Koenig-Currently attending Graduate School at the Univ. of Cincinnati; Austin Koenig-Attending SEMO majoring in Middle School Education...
Jackson School Board: Will Adams (03/31/14)
Name: Will Adams Age: 45 Place of birth: Potosi, Missouri Spouse, children's names: Wife: Karla Daughters: Kailey, Kassidy, Kamryn Occupation: Manager Employer: Procter and Gamble Businesses owned, all or part: N/A Previous offices held or sought: N/A...
Jackson School Board: Bruce Thomas (03/28/14)
Name: Bruce Thomas Age: 63 Place of birth: Hopkinsville Ky Spouse, children's names: Cheryl, spouse; Andlle Nater, Julie Findlay, daughters. John Litzelfelner,Clint Thomas, sons. Eight grandchildren. Occupation: Retired Teacher, small business owner...
Jackson School Board: Brad Noel (03/28/14)
Name: Brad Noel Age: 42 Place of birth: Springfield, MO Spouse, children's names: Jill Gentry-Noel Lindsey Noel Jason Noel Occupation: Water Plant Lab Technician Employer: City of Jackson Businesses owned, all or part: None Previous offices held or sought: Jackson R-2 School Board...
Jackson police report 4/17/14 (04/17/14)
The Jackson Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. Arrests...
Jackson police report 4/11/14 (04/14/14)
The Jackson Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. Arrest Assault Miscellaneous...
Jackson fire report 4/13/14 (04/13/14)
Firefighters responded to the following calls Thursday: Firefighters responded to the following calls Friday:...
Jackson police report 4/10/14 (04/10/14)
The Jackson Police Department released the following items. Summonses...
Jackson fire report 4/8/14 (04/09/14)
*** JACKSON The Jackson Fire Department responded to the following call Tuesday: * Emergency medical service on County Road 318.
Jackson police report 4/7/14 (04/07/14)
The Jackson Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. Arrest Property damage...
Jackson fire report 4/7/14 (04/07/14)
The Jackson Fire Department responded to the following calls Thursday: The Jackson Fire Department responded to the following calls Friday:...
Jackson police report 4/6/14 (04/06/14)
The Jackson Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. DWI...
Jackson police report 4/4/14 (04/04/14)
The Jackson Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. Arrest...
Jackson police report 4/3/14 (04/03/14)
The Jackson Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. Summonses Miscellaneous...
Notre Dame girls soccer team overtakes Jackson in final minutes (04/15/14)
Former New York Yankees great Yogi Berra once said, "It ain't over 'til it's over." He was talking about baseball, but he could have been talking about soccer. Stymied for more than 86 minutes by a ferocious headwind and a suffocating Jackson defense, Notre Dame scored twice in the final four minutes -- including the game-winner with 10 seconds left -- to defeat the Indians 2-1 on a cold, rainy, blustery evening at the Jackson Junior High field.. ...
High school roundup: Priggel delivers again in Oran baseball team's victory (04/17/14)
Oran's Jacob Priggel marked the one-week anniversary of his walk-off hit against Scott City with another against Cooter on Wednesday afternoon. Priggel drove home Preston Hahn and Seth Ressell following Ben Heuring's sacrifice in the bottom of the seventh to lead the Eagles to a 4-3 victory at home...
High school roundup: Greenville deals Chaffee baseball first loss of season (04/16/14)
All the local high school events reported Tuesday to the Southeast Missourian.
April 15, 2014 Scoreboard (04/15/14)
All the high school sports scores reported to Semoball.com.
High school roundup: Notre Dame golfers lose tie-breaker with Bluff (04/15/14)
All the local high school events reported Monday to the Southeast Missourian.
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Cape County Tea Party Monthly Meeting (04/14/14)
PRESS RELEASE CAPE COUNTY TEA PARTY MONTHLY MEETING On April 15th, 2014 at 6:30pm, the Cape County Tea Party (CCTP)...
Perry Ave across from Capaha Park, noon 4/13 (04/13/14)
Tree fell on car on Perry Ave. across from Capaha Park, noon 4/13
Nolan Weber Celebration of Life (04/11/14)
Nolan was an inspirational 18 year old young man who was called home on December 21, 2013 after an almost 3 year...
Jackson Senior Center (04/08/14)
An exercise class is sponsored by Cape Girardeau County at the Jackson Sr. Center every Monday and Wednesday morning...
Jackson Senior Center's Exercise Class (04/07/14)
15 to 20 Seniors from the Jackson Senior Center have so much fun are very dedicated to doing exercises every Monday and...
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Jackson was founded in 1814 and was named after Andrew Jackson, the seventh U.S. president.

Total population: 13,758
Male 47.3 percent | Female 52.7 | Under 18 26.6

From 2000 to 2010, Jackson's population grew an estimated 15 percent
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Schools
Jackson school district known for its high academic standards
Students scored higher than the state average on ACT testing for the 16th consecutive year in 2009.
Jackson students reap the benefit of new facilities
In 2009 the district completed the first phase of a $19.8 million project that took the high school from outdated to facilities some small colleges would envy.
Dining
Let's eat local!
Jackson has a wide variety of restaurants from which to choose. From fine dining to casual sit down to grab-a-meal-to-go, there is something for everyone.
Business
Location, Location, Location
With Jackson's location on Interstate 55, its proximity to the Mississippi River and to two metropolitan areas; and a dependable work force, companies have suceeded.
Recreation
Jackson's youth play on upgraded soccer, football fields
Jackson loves its children. And it loves its sports. That commitment is reflected in the investment in playing fields scattered around town.