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Cape Schools To Spend $16 million
On Dress Code Color Scanners

Centennial of the Great War

Elephants on parade 1937

Cape cop directs Broadway traffic

Junior High shop class 1956

Cape River Heritage Museum needs your help

Local departments buy Tommy guns

Federated Store on Broadway

Houck Woods aerials

Log house on Fountain Street: It's do or die time

Smelterville refugees at Houck Woods

1939 wheat harvest

'Gone Girl' to open New York Film Festival

Smelterville flooded 1951

River reaches 41.8 feet in 1951

Hello, Polar Vortex

Traffic heaviest on Broadway in 1947

Celebrating Missouri's sesquicentennial

Teen Town

Latest "Gone Girl" Movie Trailer Deconstructed;
Cape Locations Appear In Around 50 Seconds

Community bloggers
You can't always stay on top of the mountain

THE FUDGE REPORT: Obama to Resign!--Signs with ESPN!

The Future-Karsyn Connell

Welcome to Obama's Progressive America

You shouldn't have to entertain your kids all the time

NFIB/Missouri: Kathryn Swan Earns 100% Voting Record on Small-Business Issues

Warriors-The Dragon Slayers

A diet you can easily follow

Special Issue: MO Department of Natural Resources

The quality of life is what's important, not the length

Columbia Tribune-Area Superintendents Welcome Signing of Early Childhood Education Bill

Strength-Ledy VanKavage

Governor Signs Healthcare Bills


Governor Signs Rep. Swan's Early Childhood Bill - HB 1689

Heart-Rochelle Steffen

Fireflies: Enjoy the Show

There's never enough time

Swan Receives Missouri Right to Life Endorsement

Did President Obama Actually Say He Had a PEN and a THRONE?

"FINALLY PASSED" Tax Bills Embody Months of Hearings

Soul-The Soldiers

Summer Childhood Memories!


Courage-Bless the Bullys

Quiet your mind so inspiration can emerge

Paper Party Dresses

Forgiveness crucial to well-being

Fighting Squirrels advance to Senior Babe Ruth World Series

World Series Bound? Quest continues tonight for Fighting Squirrels in North Dakota

Southeast football releases fall camp media availability

SEMO football picked eighth in OVC poll, McRoberts selected to preseason All-OVC team

SEMO football picked eighth in OVC preseason media poll

Legion baseball tournament schedules

Senior Babe Ruth state tournament concluded Wednesday at Charleston

Senior Babe Ruth state tournament continues Tuesday (Updated Results & Stories)

Senior Babe Ruth state tournament continues Sunday (Updated Results)

Charleston Fighting Squirrels begin play at Elsberry Fourth of July Tournament Friday

Reception to be held for new Southeast softball coach

Nutt hires assistant coach

Tyler Stone to play in NBA Summer League

7-UP Classic begins Friday at Paragould, Ark.

Southeast's Jackson selected to CFPA Running Back Award watch list

COLUMN: Thank you for making the Semoball Awards possible

Complete list of Semoball Awards winners

2014 MHSBCA All-State Baseball Teams

Ozzie Smith: An understandable decision and an unfortunate result

Updated schedule released for boys basketball Rib City Shootout (June 19-20)

Media assisted Obama in transformation of America
If Bill Clinton was the first black president then Barack Obama is the first Hispanic president. From all indications, President Obama is on the verge of issuing some extended form of amnesty for unknown numbers of illegal immigrants who have flooded across our southern border...
Veterans deserve better
Forty-five years after American innovation sent man to the moon, the VA is still processing claims on paper. The Department of Veterans Affairs was created in 1930 and has been reluctant to accept technological and administrative advancements throughout its 84-year history. ...
Tuesday deadline for Paid Election Letters
The deadline to submit a Paid Election Letter for the Aug. 5 election is Tuesday. The following is the Southeast Missourian Paid Election Letter policy:Regarding letters about candidates: All letters of endorsement of or in opposition to candidates, as well as letters from or about candidates, will be published as Paid Election Letters and are subject to a fee of $25 for up to 100 words, plus an additional 50 cents per word beyond 100. ...
From the garden or farmers market, fresh is best
Vegetables and herbs are at peak season right now, so use heartily and often. This amazing abundance from the garden or farmers market won't last long, so get it while you can. Fresh and delicious is best! This recipe calls for zucchini; you may use yellow squash or a combination of zucchini and squash...
Missy Kitty, who rules her world, is getting older too
Once again, a bundle of fur and googly eyes gets top billing. It happened the other day when a lively group of Red Hat Ladies -- or, as they prefer, Women With Attitudes -- graciously asked me to be the luncheon speaker. So what were their first words of greeting? "How's Missy Kitty?"...
Events: Editor's picks
July 2014

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Weird news
Ax crashes through car windshield on highway
TOPSFIELD, Mass. (AP) -- It was a scary moment on a highway north of Boston when an ax smashed through the windshield of a car....
Grandma thanks Idaho trooper for traffic stop
BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- A woman who got a speeding ticket while on a recent vacation to Idaho wrote a note to the Idaho State Police thanking the trooper for the kindness he showed her grandchildren during the stop....
Man finds calico lobster, gives it to aquarium
HAMPTON, N.H. (AP) -- A fisherman has caught a rare lobster that's bright orange with dark blue spots....
Police: Naked intruder fell asleep in couple's bed
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- A New Mexico man faces charges after authorities say a couple found him naked and sleeping in their bed....
Crop circle in Germany attracts many visitors
BERLIN (AP) -- Thousands of people are trekking to a Bavarian farmer's field to check out a mysterious set of crop circles....
Houston firm offers space flights for pet remains
HOUSTON (AP) -- A Houston company that already sends human remains out of this world will offer the same memorial space flights for four-legged loved ones....
'Spider-Man' fights Dubliner in street, goes viral
DUBLIN (AP) -- Dublin's friendly neighborhood Spider-Man has become a social media phenomenon after being caught on video fighting a man who allegedly tried to steal his money....
Indianapolis man buys 2 $1M tickets in 3 months
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- An Indianapolis man has won two $1 million lottery prizes in the past three months....
Pesky pig that scared kids on Maine trail captured
OAKLAND, Maine (AP) -- An 80-pound domestic pig that chased children and adults on a walking trail in Maine during three weeks of freedom has been nabbed....
Couple wants middle names to include 'Seamonster'
HOLYOKE, Mass. (AP) -- Sea monsters may exist only in the imagination, but a Massachusetts couple wants to make them part of their names....