By SETH ROBBINS and MARK STEVENSON ~ Associated Press
CIUDAD ACUNA, Mexico -- A tornado raged through a city on the U.S.-Mexico border Monday, destroying homes, flinging cars like matchsticks and ripping an infant from its mother's arms. At least 13 people were killed,... >>
At the first-ever Cape Girardeau Carry the Load event Monday morning, two types of people stood in front of the Mississippi River floodwall downtown. Some stretched, pulling their tennis shoes backward, loosening their leg... >>3
Architect Rebecca Ward has a few notable accomplishments to her name. She has been recognized locally for her work on the A.C. Vasterling building, a previously abandoned and foreclosed structure built in 1903 on the corner... >>
For the first time in 13 years, Cape Girardeau Central High School named two co-valedictorians -- and it wasn't an easy determination to make. "They're often close," principal Mike Cowan said of past valedictorian contests.... >>1
Not everyone can shoot a cannon from 1861. First, you have to take the safety class. As Capt. Randy Baehr and his camp of Union soldiers demonstrated the proper way to fire the cannon at the annual Fort D Days in Cape... >>
Southeast Missourian photographers visited area high school proms including Jackson, Meadow Heights, Notre Dame, Bell City, Cape Central, Oak Ridge, Saxony Lutheran, Leopold, Oran, Kelly, Woodland, Chaffee, Delta and Scott City.
What does it mean to be 'overly religious'? "I think religion is OK so long as someone does not become overly religious." -- Gary, a long-ago colleague I read the words of Dr. K.P.S. Kamath in last Monday's Southeast Missourian and was reminded of a one-time co-worker's comment to me, which...