3:00 pm
Wed October 1, 2014

Someone To Rely On: A Conscientious Spouse Can Lead To Career Success

Conscientious spouses help their partners achieve.
Leanne Boulton Flickr

A spouse’s personality can influence a person’s own occupational success, according to a new study by researchers from Washington University in St. Louis.

While previous research has shown that one’s own personality influences career success, this study wondered if a spouse’s influence could extend all the way into the workplace.

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Gone Girl
4:28 pm
Tue September 30, 2014

‘Gone Girl’ Opening A Special Occasion For Cape Girardeau

David Fincher's movie comes out on October 3rd.
20th Century Fox 20th Century Fox

Just eleven months ago, Ryan Steck spent two days in Thebes, Ill., acting like he was searching for a missing person.

He had no idea Gone Girl would change his life.

While on the set of the movie as an extra, Steck met his now-girlfriend Pamela. The couple has an unusual story to tell people about how they met.

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Crime & Safety
1:38 pm
Tue September 30, 2014

Three Southeast Missouri Cities Ranked Among Most Dangerous In The State

Demosphere Flickr

Three cities in Southeast Missouri were ranked the top ten most dangerous cities in the state by the Home Security Shield company.

Sikeston ranked first in violent crimes.Poplar Bluff ranked seventh and Cape Girardeau ranked ninth.

According to the report, there were 24.14 violent crimes reported per 1,000 residents in Sikeston.

The FBI’s Uniform Crime Report (UCR) considered violent crime to be , “murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery and aggravated assault.”

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Harvest Public Media
10:33 am
Tue September 30, 2014

Food Waste Weighing Down U.S. Food System

About 35 million tons of food was dumped in landfills across the U.S. in 2012, compared to 29 million tons of plastic and 24 million tons of paper.
Pat Aylward NET News

It’s a hot summer day outside of Lincoln, Neb., and Jack Chappelle is knee-deep in trash. He’s wading in to rotting vegetables, half-eaten burgers and tater tots. Lots of tater tots.

“You can get a lot of tater tots out of schools,” Chappelle says. “It doesn’t matter if it’s elementary, middle school or high school. Tater tots. Bar none.”

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4:01 pm
Mon September 29, 2014

“Gone Girl & Old Cape Theatres” Exhibit Comes To Cape River Heritage Museum

The exhibition will be on display until December 13th.
Cape River Heritage Museum Cape River Heritage Museum

The Cape River Heritage Museum will present an exhibition about several old Cape Girardeau theatres starting on October 3rd to coincide with the release of David Fincher’s movie Gone Girl.

Entitled “Gone Girl & Old Cape Theatres: A Special Exhibit,” the exhibition will highlight many artifacts, articles and photographs from Cape Girardeau’s oldest movie theatres.

Charlotte Slinkard is a volunteer in charge of exhibits at the Cape River Heritage Museum and said museum staff wanted to be part of the Gone Girl adventure.

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